Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on August 24, 1957 · Page 5
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 5

Carroll, Iowa
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Saturday, August 24, 1957
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Back-toSchool Accent in the Nations Stores By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK UB- The accent Is on youth in the nation's stores. Back-to-school promotions are aimed at a record 43,135,000 enrolling in schools and colleges. This means 1% million more need outfitting this year than last. First response has ranged from spotty to excellent. Most stores look for the big rush this coming week. Ads stress the new in school needs, like: "A modern pen for the progressive student" and "pack up your bubbles (a liquid laundry detergent) and carry them off to school in a plastic bottle." Play Up Standby* Or thej> play up the standbys of other days, like. "Our poplin auto coat" reminiscent of the first horseless carriages, second hand raccoon coats that saw their first time round in the 20s, and middy blouses. The National Assn. of Men's Apparel Clubs believes that boys are getting more clothes conscious. And a store in the Bronx section of New York City advertises Ivy League style suits for grade school boys Boys' Apparel Buyers Assn. Time* Herald, Carroll, Iowa Saturday, Aug. 24, 1957 J. A. Tranters of Ralston on a Trip To the Black Hills (Time* Herald Newt Serrlee) RALSTON - Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Tranter left Saturday for a trip to the Black Hills. They will visit her brothers near there before returning home the last of the week. Mrs. Ronald Allen, Rose Mary. Ronnie, Colleen and Jimmie spent i from Thursday until Monday in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd. Clark, at Lake City, while the latter were away for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Linn of | Boone. Floyd Linn and Ruth Al-1 len were Sunday evening callers in ; the Charles Linn home. • | Henry Jordan was a Sunday evening caller in the Albert; Trent home at Menlo. i Mr. and Mrs. George Gregory \ and Mrs. and Mrs. Nelson Patrick j returned Sunday evening from several days in the Black Hills. Irving Spaulding of Kingston, R. I., visited from Thursday until | . r it , ,u„f ;„ IOKK °fjl«! Monday in the home of his par-! gleefully reports that- in 1955 the, entg> Mr flnd ^ MayM Spauld . | ing. nose counters found 5,682,000 boys in the 15 to 18 age group and look for 8,772,000 in that group in 1965 —all busily outgrowing their old clothes. Elaine Wever is spending this week in the home of her brother-, in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. i The college trade is proving lu- j Deane Linn, and family m Web- crative. Some 3Vs million students ' s , uty - , -up 206,000 this year, according ! ., Larr y , E PP erl y- son of Mr. and to the U. S. education commission-: M™- Ro ° e 1 Epperly er-are out shopping. i ,his week in the One of New York's top men's j stores is enlarging its university! is visiting in the Fred Epperly home at Berwick. Betty Wever is substituting at the telephone office this week while Mrs. Slocum is absent. i South Dakotans shop. Another is stressing its univer- j sity model in its suit ads. A New York department store, offering an unabridged dictionary of college j VieJ* n 0 L« D„..I„. i -fashion, stresses motor scooter I Y ,Sir Ue,no ByeNyS , jackets, students' linen handker-; • « T i met HfTlM s»w» swim chiefs strictly distinguished as to 1 SCRANTON - Mrs. Nelius Nel- gender, and assures one and all son> Ronald and Jeanett f L k that red is the favorite evening, Treston> s D . f arrived Fridav {or C( X f u r » dfln S ing T w . , I a week ' s visj t ^ ^e Delno Byer- The button down dorm shirts in j y home crimson cotton challis. waltz night; Mr . and Mrs G Th gowns, pinafore robes and baby j of Des Moines s * nd , h . doll pants are advertised for girls' j Mn guests in the Dr . R y£ Jon . « . u.- • .. 1 gewaard home. One store thinks no college man Dr and Mr . r T rhriefont -_ 1 should start back without a 100 per : ofD £arlar! ^\ „„v t^^h ^llT^L^VJl-^ 0 had been their * uest in their out for the back-to-schod trade home for the past twQ weekg Dfl _ with lamps, clocks, waste baskets and a big world atlas. Sentimental Appeal One specialty store makes a sentimental appeal: "Your grandfather and grandmother satisfied their back-to-school needs here." Responses vary across the nation. Los Angeles, where the school population grows faster than a mechanical brain can count, reports hot weather kept buyers at home in the open week of the promotions. Boston, minus newspaper ads because of a strike, reports vid returned home with his. parents following a visit with the Leo Miller family and other friends in Scranton. The LeRoy Place family returned home Sunday night following a vacation at Clear Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miller and Mrs. M. M. Miller attended a birthday party honoring Mrs. Warren Miller at the Delbert Ford home in Coon Rapids on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Fey and daughter, Donna Lee, of Walnut Creek, Calif., visited from Satur- business good nevertheless in the j day unti i Tuesday in the Albert teen-age departments. ! Fey home. St. Louis found catalogs promot- j Mr> and Mrs. Mike Frease visiting school wear brought in store ed Saturday afternoon with the traffic. Portland, Ore., thought j Glen Frease family in Perry. college business slow at first, but says the younger ages are being outfitted. San Francisco, its thoughts on the Giants, found business spotty. Some Minneapolis clothing stores report the response excellent. The big sleeper this year has been the raccoon revival. A New York store got out the old numbers that college boys once wore and sold them fast to girls instead of boys. Baltimore reports good business after advertising "real gone raccoon recovered from the attics of America" at $25. San Francisco, Los Angeles and Beverly Hills sold the vintage coats at $32 and did excellent business. In Milwaukee it was the college boy who responded rather than the college girls the ads aimed at. C. F. Lounspachs Leave for a Visit At Racine, Wisconsin (Timet Herald Newt Service) LANESBORO - Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Launspach and daughters left Sunday for Racine, Wis., where they will visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Howe left Wednesday night for Kent, Wash., where they will visit in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Howe and family. Mr. and Mrs, Harry Reed.and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Reed returned home Tuesday from a trip through Colorado. Mr. and Mrs. Don Gemberllng and friends left the middle of last week for Canada on a fishing trip. The children are visiting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Dewey and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kuebler: Larry. Sherrill of Houston, Tex., left for his home after spending three weeks with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Whiting, and with other relatives and friends here. Robert Hested . was released from the McCrary-Rost Hospital in Lake City Tuesday morning after he underwent an appendectomy August 7. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Smith and children, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Wegner and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Myers and family returned home Sunday after spending a week at the Lakes in Minnesota. Mr. and Mrs. John Toyne and Norene and Mr. and Mrs.. Merle Dial and sons left Friday for Landing, Wyo., where they will spend the week In the home .of Mr., and Mrs. Merrftt Toyne. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Gliem and family spent Sunday at West Bend, visiting the grotto. Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Adams, Michael and Diane, of Oregon, HI., visited in the William Duff home from Tuesday until Sunday. On Thursday, they visited with the Oscar Zellmer family in Atlantic.' Mr. and Mrs. William Duff and the F. W. Adams family spent, Friday at Lake Okoboji. Mrs. Merle Kroesen and sons spent Tuesday with Mrs. J. R. Miller at Menlo. Mr. and Mrs. John Thornton Jr.' \ and family were Sunday guests in the Don Webb home in Des j Moines. David Webb returned home with them to spend the j week. Mr. and Mrs. Orville Nelson and : family and Alice Emery were! weekend guests of the Burl Place family at their cottage at Clear; Lake. • j Mr. and -Mrs. John R. Cohee of j Beemer, Neb., were Sunday: guests at the Delno Byerly home. Mrs. Mary Acklin Back from St. Louis (Time* Herald Newt Service) LAKE CITY - Mrs. Mary Acklin returned Sunday from St. Louis, Mo., where she visited her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Norman Eiler. With her on the trip were Mrs. Harvey Wooden and Jane of Pocahontas, and Mrs. Lud Oxenford of Lytton. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Yetter of Omaha and their daughter, Mrs. Robert Foster, and Claudia of Arlington, Va. visited here Sunday in the C. W. Ashford home, also with Miss Ruth Yetter, and with Mrs. H. D. Yetter at McCrary-Rost Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hendricks, Roland and Leon, spent last week on a Minnesota fishing trip. j Mr. and Mrs. flarold Johnson, and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Redenius; were guests of the Carl Wernicks several days last week at Summer | Pine Point, Park Rapids, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. John Sharkey have I returned from a week's vacation j trip, They visited the Black Hills, Yellowstone Park, Jackson Hole, and Rocky Mountain and Estes Parks, Guests in the home of Mr, and Mrs. Ernest Mack last weekend were their aon ,and> daughter-in- 1 law, Mr. and Mrs. Norman- Mack | and family of St. Joseph, Mo. Who Says. CARROLL 11 Way Down On The Compare these sales tax figures for the first quarter of 1957 against the same period of 1956. No other city in Iowa (Outside the Des Moines area) shows the amount of increase in sales tax returns that Carroll does . • . (cities in the 6,000 to 12,000 population bracket). CARROLL RETAIL SALES UP $254,100.40 FOR 1st QUARTER 1957 January - February - March (1957) Atlantic $ 77,124.13 ' Carroll 89,471.14 Centerville 57,678.24 Charles City 83,394.73 Cherokee 65,616.57 Creston 68,1 12.39 Decorah 64,469.31 Denison 54,117.40 Estherville 68,508.69 Fairfield 72,904.29 Grinnell 65,334.91 Jefferson 50,496.37 Knoxville 1 60,777.37 Oelwein 69,115.47 Perry 63,306.78 Red Oak 70,497.58 Shenandoah 71,030.02 Spencer 102,392.65 Storm Lake 90,892.49 Webster City 84,060.02 (Figures quoted were released by the Iowa State (1956) $ 78,116.33 83,118.63 56,456.74 80,273.04 69,885.61 63,579.73 59,266.46 53,272.69 66,997.27 70,592.41 59,355.63 49,288.81 55,547.40 67,845.42 . 66,640.36 64,302.80 71,394.44 103,831.15 91,163.95 83,246.10 Tax Commission August 10, GAIN OR LOSS (Ttx Paid) -$ 992.20 +6352.51 + 1221.50 +3121.69 -4269.04 +4532.66 +5202.85 +844.71 + 1511.42 +2311.88 +5979.28 + 1207.56 +5229.97 + 1270.05 -3333.58 -^6194.78 -364.24 -1438.50 -271.46 +813.92 1957) BASED ON THESE FACTS THE "RUMOR-MONGERS" STORIES .... DON'T HOLD WATER. BUSINESS IS GOOD IN CARROLL ... CARROLL IS GOING PLACES, WE INVITE YOU TO COME ALONG. Will Rogers, ,the cowboy philoso* pher, was married at Rogers, Arkansas, "United We Stand,..Divided We Fall Say Something GOOD About Carroll or Don't SayIt At All" ..... THISI PROGRtSSIVl MIRCHANTS ARR SPONSORING THIS BOOSTER PAGI AMUSIMINTS Carroll Theatre IMC 5th St Dial MOO AUTOMOTIVE Houlihtn Meters Bwv 71 & 3rd DU1 SOT? Automotive tltctrlc" 828 N. Mala DUJ MM AWNINOS and OLASS Qeerg* Miller 104 <th St DlaJ 9411 BAKIRISS Carroll lakory 128 N. Adam* DUJ 3SST ORUO STORIS ReHcnmaiar Oruj iter. 118 W JUJ St DUJ asos •ARM IMPL1MSNTS Bureau Traetor Co, 102 N Main St Dial J1S1 FARM MANASBMS.NT V. Stuart Perry Sll N. Waat St DUJ MSS FINANCIAL ORGANIZATIONS Commercial Saving* Bank 101 W 8th St DlaJ 3911 i. A. Oousharty Perm Lean* 809 N. Mala Dial 9848 FLORISTS Park Sardena Cait oa Mwy. 30 DlaJ 3SM POOD STORIS Hinky-Dlnkv store* «08 N. Court St Dtai MIS ftlFT SHOP The Loft •21 N Mala MANUFACTURERS Carroll Creamery Co. 117 W Stb St Dial 2221 Haider Manufacturing Co, 123 W 3rd St Dial 3S71 MORTICIANS Huffman Funeral Heme 70S N Carroll DlaJ 2282 FtUMBINO) A HIATIN9 Jee F. Frank 219 C 6th Si DlaJ 3S9J Scheck'a Flumblna A Heating 211 West 5th St Carroll Cowa DlaJ SMS •HOI RIFAIR Andarten Bret. Shoe Store S10 N Adam* DlaJ 9887 Kramer Shoe Shop __ 40ft* N Main Dial 2571 »OFT WATSR SIRVICI Frank J. Buehhelt 117 N. Mala .DlaJ MIS UTIUTllS Iowa Public Service Ce. 520 N Mala Dial 3511 Iowa Bloctrlc Light A Power 120 W ttaSi DUJ mi WHOLBSALX HOUSBB Parner.Bocken Co. Hwy 30 Cut Dial IMS Why 0. Ilsswhsr. When Csrroll Hs* "IT*

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