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Mrs. Fisher's

Mrs. Fisher's, Inc. known as Mrs. Fishers Potato Chips, is a regional manufacturer of potato chips founded in Rockford, Illinois; the company was begun in 1932 by Ethel Fisher and today is a recognized brand name of potato chips in parts of the Midwestern United States. According to the Mrs. Fisher's website, it was Eugene Fisher, Ethel Fisher's husband, who had the idea of producing potato chips. Eugene and Ethel cooked chips to earn extra money during The Depression; the logo for Mrs. Fisher's potato chips, invented by Eugene in the first year of business, has changed little over the years; the logo features a'potato-man' wearing a top hat dancing in a circle with two children. Packaging for Mrs. Fisher's features bright red and yellow striping along the edges; the brand carried the name "Mr. and Mrs. Fisher's"; the company, which still operates out of Rockford, was sold by Ethel Fisher to truck driver Sylvester Hahn in 1949. Employee Anthony Marsili, his brother Mario, purchased the business in 1962.

And for 29 years, the company was owned by Chuck and Paul DiVenti. The company is owned by Roma and Mark Hailman, former employees who bought the company in 2007. Since its inception Mrs. Fisher's has remained a locally run company. Mrs. Fisher's chips are sold in southern Wisconsin. Mrs. Fisher's produces several types of potato chips: regular, rippled, BBQ, BBQ rippled, French Onion, dark chips; the dark chips are made from a different potato. Mrs. Fisher's chips; the company produces caramel corn and other items under separate label. Rockford, Illinois Potato chip Official website

Jimmy Seal

James Seal is an English former footballer who played as a striker. Born in Walton, near Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, Seal played for Upton Robins before he joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in March 1968, he made one appearance in the First Division for the club. During the 1969–70 season, he was to transfer to Walsall, he joined Barnsley in May 1971. After one season with the club, he joined York City in July 1972 for a fee of £6,000 and Kevin McMahon, he had a difficult first season with the club, scoring three goals in 31 league appearances. However, during the next season, he formed a fine strike partnership with striker Chris Jones, during which he scored 17 league goals, as York won promotion to the Second Division. Seal was York City's top scorer for the 1974–75 season, with a total of 18 goals. During this season he scored a magnificent goal in a 1–1 draw against Arsenal in the FA Cup, he was joint top scorer with Micky Cave for the 1975–76 season, with a total of 8 goals. He was transferred to Darlington in November 1976.

He finished his league career with Rochdale. He made his home in York and played in local football for a number of years, working as a self-employed painter and decorator, as a milkman