1946 - Home Money Finances New Plants In Alva (OK)
The Oklahoman, dated March 31, 1946, page 57, headlines: "Home Money Finances New Plants In Alva (OK)."
Alva, March 30, 1946 -- "Alva is proud of its new industries and new jobs for returning veterans and prouder of the fact that they have all been created by use of Woods County money alone.
"The Alva Public Elevator Company has recently completed a million and a half bushel terminal elevator at a cost of $500,000 with all financing done in Woods County.
"Five Alva men bought an old ice plant and remodeled it to get a major meat packing firm to locate a poultry and cream plant in Woods County. As a result several veterans have jobs and Woods County farmers have increased their poultry and cream production.
Hatchery Hires Veterans
"The group of men retained the ice making machinery in the plant and have hired a group of veterans to operate the ice business.
"One of the pioneer hatchereies in the northwest part of the state has constructed a new $15,000 building and put more veterans to work.
"A group of Alva contractors have opened a new addition and have plans to build and finance 30 new homes for veterans as soon as materials can be obtained. Their plans also include jobs for veterans in the construction of the homes.
"The city of Alva recently voted a $100,000 more to go with the bond issue.
Alva has operated a municipal hospital for several years and only recently added $25,000 in new equipment. Two groups of doctors have just completed clinics." -- March 31, 1946, The Oklahoman, pg. 57
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