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THE OMAIIA SUNDAY EE: FEBRUARY 13, 1910.
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AUTO CLUB AND GOOD ROADS
Permanent Improvement Greatly
f Deiired by Motor Owners.
BETTXS ROAD TO STATE SCHOOL
State Board lias Yet Done Notalaa-
othtn la This Direction Dr.
Macrae President (
The Council Bluff Automobile club ha
reorganised for the approaching season
with the election of these officer: Presi
dent. Dr. Donald Macrae; vice president,
J. P. Wilcox; treasurer. J. O. Wad worth;
secretary. C. R. Ilannan. Jr. The board
of governors Is composed of these officer
and In addition, Charles T. Stewart,
Thomas D. Metcalf, George 8. Wright, Dr.
II. B. Jenning and George Van Brunt.
Permanent Improvement of the roads will
be the principal effort of the organisation.
The club will co-operate with the rural car
' rler to this end and plans being repre
sented at the good roads convention In
! Moines. It will also be represented at
tho convention of the Pottawattamie
County Rural Carriers association on Feb
ruary a. and will have a speaker on the
food roads program at that meeting. '
One of the matter which the club has
already taken up I the care of roads ad
jacent to state Institution such as the
Iowa School for the Deaf. Attorney have
been engaged to Investigate the Question of
the obligation Of the State Board of Con
trol to ear' for the thoroughfare In the
A. CLARK Cl CO.
LOAd r.lOIIEY on
AXl ANY CIIATTKL SECURITY
T Twenty rear
CORNER MAIN AND BROADWAY OVER AMERICAN EXPRESS.
No connection with th firm calling
BOTH rUOSEH 17.
advertised in The' Omaha B&e.
advertised in The Omaha Bee.
! Council Bluffs I
Immediate vicinity of this institution under
th law passed by the last legislature cre
ating public highways adjacent to the
grounds of state Institutions Into separate
state road district. Up to date the State
Board of Control, It 1 aid," ha don noth
ing to Improve or repair the road adjacent
to the Iowa School for the Deaf. These
road are heavily traveled and are In great
need, It 1 stated, of attention.
The club will hold another meeting next
Wednesday at th Grand hotel, at which
time arrangement will be made to be rep
resented at the good road convention In
De Moine on March 1
Real Estate Transfers.
These transfer were reported to The Be
February 11 by the Pottawattamie County
Abstract company of Council Bluffs:
R. E. William and wife to J. H.
Shields, lot 111. In the original plat
of Council Bluffs, w. d t 4,000
Olive B. Arnd (single) to Chrlstofrer
Johnson, lots 1 and t In block 14,
Mowira i addition to Counoil Blurra,
Anna E. Stockham (widow) to Elmer
E. Fair, lot t, in block 1, Squires'
addition to Council Bluffs, w. d....
Jacob Holleaen and wife to Frank
A. Flchter. nwfc and wH no
1J-75-41. w. d ,000
Max BaumelHter, Jr. (single) to H. E.
"Ktepoenson, lot 6, In block 10, In
street' addition to council Blurt,
Hunter Osborn and wife to Net Jes
sen, lot M. in Lincoln Place ad
dition to Council Bluffs, w. d
Qus Gtesa and wife to H. J. Q'ese,
north II feet of nw' iw4 17-76-41,
Elisabeth M. Officer (single) to
Eleanor U. Kars.ee, lots 11 and It,
In block lft. Highland Place addition
to Council Bluff, w. d
Total, nine transfer
Ir you want to sell anythng qulokly ad
vertise It In Tbe Be Want Ad Columns.
AT ONE-HALP THE USUAL RATES.
or Bucreaaful Ounl
themselves The Clark Mortaraa Co.
JNO. P. TINLEY. M:r.
Tr TV J" A
IS IT Tf I'll 1
ra OoaaoU Blaffs Offlo f th
Omaha Be U it II ImH treet.
atota Varna C
For Sale Modern house, 72 6th A: x
CORRIQANS. undertakers. 'Phone 14.
FAUST VEER AT ROGERS' BUFFET.
f Woodrlng Undertaking company. Tel. V.
Lels Cutler, funeral director. 'Phon 37.
Balrd Boland. undertaker. 'Phon VSL
Dr. Sidney H. SnUUi, 2129 B'way. 'Phone
Diamonds Special prices this month at
Lneri new store. ei uroaawar.
Norman Green, 431 Washington avenue,
la convalescent from a sever attack of
MONEY TO LOAN W have private
money to loan on Improved real ewtate.
Cash on hand. F. J. Schnorr, 618 Broadway.
J. H. Oaisford, aged 46, and Nettle Wil
son, aged U, both of Stanberry, Ma., se
cured a marriage license late Thursday
evening and were married by Justice
Mis Mary Nleoll, daughter of Hergeant
James O. Nleoll of the police depart menu
waa rumoved from her home yesterday to
the Edmundaon Memorial hospital. Miss
Nleoll, who haa been III for two weeks, t
suffering from typhoid fever.
Former County Recorder O. a, Balrd.
who has been seriously ill with typhoid
fever at the Edmundson Memorial hos
pital for several weeks, was reported yes
terday to have Buffered reiapa and his
condition last night was said to be ex
A spark from a chimney set fir to the
roof of the cottage at 1731 Avenue A shortly
before o'clock last evening and gave the
fire department a long exerotse run.- A
bucket of water extinguished th blase
before th arrival bf the firemen aad tit
only damage wa th burning of a few
Th Woman's Christian association will
hold an open meeting at the Young Men'
Christian association building this even
ing, at which time the mortgag and notes
on the Edmundson Memorial hospital will
be burned. Refreshments will be served
and all persona Interested In th associa
tion and th hospital are Invited to attend.
Ftr believed to have resulted from a
defective flu did considerable damage
about 1 o'clock yesterday morning to th
frame eottace at 16J Avenue Q, belonging
te W. D. Head. The blase started In Uie
woodwork around the chimnuy In aa upper
room and by the time the firemen reached
th plane the upper part of the house was
all In flames. Much of th furniture la
the upper rooms was ruined and tbe dam
see tu the house was enrtmtted at abqul
."00. covered vb' Insurance.
Th funeral of Steohea J. O'Counor. th
will be g iven
Union Pacific switch tenflor who Wa
I. A 0..MMlt UanaflV nlvhtL Will
HillfU lieu i Duiiiiiiik "r ' -
be held, at o'clock this morning from
Very Rev. Father McManus will conduct
the services. Burial will be In St. Joseph s
cmeerv. Deapaned was the son of Mr.
and Mr. B. U. O'Connor of Re'ves la..
a email station Just north oi jounoai oiune.
The body was brought from Omaha yes-
t . . . , i . nf An uncle VT II.
iciukj in mo irfliuciiLo ' - -
O'Connor, 71s Bluff street, this city.
George W. Smith, a teamster of this city
against whom an Indictment charging
ii rLi i iff uj itviov y ' . ...
by the district court grand Jury, was
taKen jniO CUHlOa- jwinau aiirnirau
under a bench warranU. Smith I lle;ed
. v. .. . inn . . t'7 unon A erAV
mare from A. A. Clark ft Co., under the
representation that the animal wa wortn
that um. wheroos, In fact. Its value did
not exceed 110. according to the complaint
of the mortsaga company. Smith fui
nlnhed a bond In the sum of 1200 for his
appearance In court. The loan wa made
July 2. 1907.
OAKLAND CITIZKNS TO MEET
Committee lavestlaratea Short Ma
Project and Will Make Report.
A meeting of the cltliens of Oakland is
to be held th early part of next wek
to determine what, if any, asalstanc th
people of that community will give toward
th proposed extension of th Iowa A
Omaha Short line from Trey nor to Oak
land. A committee or . Oakland business
men composed of Joshua Spaltl, banker;
Edward Shepard. presldt-nt of the Oak
land Commercial club, and Marlon Palmer
cam to Council Bluff and made an ex
amination into the affairs of tt.a short line
Representing the short lln at th confer
ence wer President George W. Adams,
Treasurer A. L. Ingram. Secretary Peter
Kathroann and Trustee August Damrow.
Tbe Oakland commute, after finishing Its
work of Investigation yesterday morning,
returned to Oakland and will report Ita
finding at th general meeting to be
held t th cltisen of that town next
week. It I said that th committee ex
pressed Itself as fully satisfied with th
result of It Investigation.
President Adam la arranging for a meet
ing" ef business men of this city . next
Wednesday further to consider th propo
sition to establish an independent packing
plant, stock yard and other enterprise In
connection with the terminal of the abort
Jin In Council Bluff.
Persistent Advertising Is tb road to Big
As advertised in
As advertised in
j CbAncil Bluffs )
in Census Bureau
Examination! Will Be Held March 5
to Secure Employes for Work
Fred Johhson,' local secretary of' the
United Stajt Civil Service commission,
haa been notified by 1. M. Shoemaker of
St. Paul, Minn., secretary of th Eighth
civil service district, ' that a second ex
amination of applicants for appointment ta
positions In the national census bureau
In Washington will be held In Council
Bluff on-March i. Th first examination
of applicants for appointment to such po
sitions, wa hold October p. but failed to
attract a sufficient number of applicants
to fill the position to be assigned to
Iowa. In his notice to Mr. Johnson, Sec
retary Shoemaker says that eighty-seven
appointment will be made from Iowa,
while only sixty-two person took th Oc
tober examination in thia state. Only
three applicant wer examined in Coun
cil Bluffs at that time.
The second examination on Maroh 5 will
be held at eight other point, in Iowa, aa
follows: Ames, Burlington, Dea Moines,
Dubuque. Fort Dodge, Iowa City, Mason
City and Sioux City, Th examination
here will be conducted by Mr. Johnson
and will be held in th county court
house, . .
This examination ha nothing to do with
appointment .. . of supervisor, special
agents or enumerators of tb' census.
Abdul J, W0 persona are to ba appointed
to place In the censu bureau In Wash
ington. They will be divided Into four
classes, as follows:
Operators ef card punching and tabulat
Operator of typewriter and adding ma
chine or combined-, typewriter and add
Manusnrtpt. tabulation and other clerical
Positions In th census bureau In Wash
ington ' will not be sinecures. Judging
from th Jrte offered by the govera
ment. For the clerical position a salary
of fDOO per year will be paid at th be
ginning, with th prospect of an Increase
to 1730 wlthtn twc"or three month and
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subsequent Inorease to $900. Neither .''will
th Job be an ' extended one. All appli
cant will be received! on probation and
the term of tervlce will range from four
month to about two year, with an aver
age of about alt month. Salaries for sub-
clerical position will be somewhat lower
than those for clerical Job. It I expected
that appointment will be mad In April.
HOLIDAY. HOUR Dl'RINO DAY
Lincoln Anniversary Made Occasion
i far Layoff.
Th bank of th city and th county and
city office Will be closed today. It being
the anniversary of . the birth of Abraham
Lincoln a legal holiday. Nona of the
stores will clos and business will go on
Just th same as on any other day.
While th office at th eounty court
house will be closed ; and the several of
ficials and their deputies will enjoy a hol
iday, there will be one exception among
the number. Harry M. Brown, clerk of th
district court, will have to be at hi office
aa district court will be In session. Mr.
Brown will be on hand to Issue marrlag
license, as usual.
Th office at th city hall are always
closed at noon on Saturday, but today they
will observe Lincoln's birthday and heep
closed all day. City Clark Casady, however,
expect to be at hi offlo for a short time
In th morning to look over hi mall and
attend to any matter that may demand
At th potofflc th usual holiday hours
will be observed and they are as follow:
Stamp window, general delivery window
and money order and registry department
will be open from I until 11 a. m.
Carrier will make but one delivery, tear
ing the poatoffle at I a. ra. There will be
a business collection In the afternoon, car
riers leaving tha postofflce at 1 p. m., and
a eoileotlon In the evening, carrier leav
ing th postofflce at t p. in.
Rural free delivery carrier will make
their usual delivery, . .
Fnneral ef JHva Wetsel.
Th body of Alva Wetsel, aon-ln-law of
Mr. and Mr. J. M. Ferguson of 1411 Falr
moust avenue, thl eity, who, while deliri
ous with typhoid fever, Jumped from
third story window la th Omaha General
hospital and received Injuries resulting In
his death a few hour later, wa brought
back to Council Bluff Friday, following
th inquest In Omaha. It was taken yes
terday to Fremont. Neb.", where the" young
man' parent. Mr. and Mr. Frank Wetsel.
resldn, ar.d where tb funeral will b held.
Mr. Wetsel, who haa been staying with
her parents In this city during her hus-'
band' Illness, will accompany th body to '
Fremont. ... , . .
FIVE HUNDRED 1S"MISS1NG
Fred Jackhoff of Blaff Sends Mast
to Cash tnrek aad U Baa
Not Retnrned. .
Fred Juokhoff of Council Bluffs report
he sort an employ, William Rhode, to
Omaha to get a check for 9500 cashed at
the United States National bank. Rhodes
received th money and .aa yet ha failed
to make a return to hi rapoyer, who has
notified the police to look out for him, a
he fear he ha been robbed.
When you want what you want when
you want It, aay so through Th Bee Want
Xd Columns. . .
Geo. W. Klein
Upholstering, Furniture Repair
ed and Reflnlahed, Feathers.
Renovated, Mirrors RepUted,
and all lnds of mattress Work
IB So. Main St., Council Bluffs.
Have It Done Right"
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