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Half Million Miles Traveled But Only Two Accidents Reported

BARRETT, BLOCK, CONLIN, DANIELS, DECKER, FREISNER, GRIPPEN, GLANVILLE, HANFORD, HELMENDINGER, HERMANSON, HIGLEY, HUTCHINSON, LETTS, MOORE, MORSE, PAULEY, PHALEN, SCHUKEI, SPENCER, STACY, SMITH, WITWER, WOLF

Posted By: Jennifer Gunderson (email)
Date: 4/19/2021 at 17:03:40

Among the 341 trucks operated by 65 firms in Mason City a distance of 557,998 miles there were only two accidents in August, according to the report made of the commercial vehicle safety contest sponsored by the Kiwanis club.

The firms participating in the contest were:

Barrett Brothers company, Billman Motor Express, W.G. Block company, Cadwell Transfer and Storage company, Crane company, Crystal Lake Ice and Fuel company, Chapman Furniture company, City of Mason City, Champlin Refining company, Cerro Gordo Farmers company, Conlin Cleaners, Consolidated Coal and Coke company, Currie Van Ness company, Joe Daniels, Jacob E. Decker and Sons, Friesner Fruit company, Fireside Fuel company, Fullerton Lumber company, D. W. Grippen company, Glanville Brothers, Hanford Cleaners, Henkel Construction company, Helmendinger Transfer company, Hermanson Brothers, E. B. Higley and company, Horseshoe grocery, Hutchinson Ice Cream company, Iowa State Brand Creameries association, Ideal Sand and Gravel company, Ideal American Laundry company, Kinhart Transfer and Storage company, Kelroy Fuel and Furnace company, Lehigh Portland Cement company, Letts Spencer Smith company, Lyons Laundry and Dry Cleaners company, Moore and Moore. Inc., Marshall and Swift. Inc., Mid-Continent Petroleum company, E. G. Morse, Mason City Millwork company, Mason City Brick and Tile company, Mason City Bottling company. Mason City Builders Supply company, Mason City Distributing company, Mason City Baking company, Northwestern Bell Telephone company, Nehi Bottling company, Northwest States Portland Cement company, Ray E. Pauley company, Pfaff Baking company, Peoples Gas and Electric company, Phalen Dry Cleaners company. Railway Express company, Standard Oil company, Schukei Motor company, E. P. Stacy and Sons company, S. and R. Chevrolet company, Sinclair Refining company, Smith's Klassy cleaners, Swift and company, United Fruit company, Veech Transfer and Storage company, Webster West Lumber company, Witwer Grocery company, Mier Wolf and Sons company.

Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa). 15 Sep 1932, Thu. Page 16. Print.
Transcribed by Jennifer Gunderson 15 Dec 2020.


 

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