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" THE BEE: OMAHA, FRIDAY, MAY 0, 11)13.
Polly and Her
WHO.? BEEN KckfcD it off ca,.u PIT or rr up
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CITY PIIOPBIITY FOIt SALE.
t ATmrST mMkT kt- te m Uouncil 5lutts uouncil uiuits I uounou mwis
Jtiet south of Miller Park and west of 24th Btreet,
is now being sold.
'ARE ALREADY kEING BUILT
j COME OUT TODAY.
( . and see why others are buying.
'; ALL IMPROVEMENTS
are beingput in and paid for and the prices are so low that
one-half of the lots will be sold this month.
$600 to $850
FOR LARGE LOTS
WITH ALL IMPOVEMENTS PAID FOR.
24TH STEET CAR LINE
t runs along tho ground.
MILLER PARK SCHOOL
only four blooks away.
You will be surprised at tho beauty of
CHARLES W: MARTIN & CO.
4518 or 4528 N. 26th Bt. Each havo five
rooms and bath, full modern and on one
floor. Nice large dining room, living
room and reception hall, finished In oak.
Kitchen, bedroom and bath finished In
pine. Combination lighting fixtures, fur
nace heat. Full cemented basement. Lot
42x129 to alley, yard nicely sodded. Only
half block to Sherman Ave. car line and
two blocks from new school. Price, $2,600
each. Small cash payment, the balance
to be the same as rent.
S522 Lincoln Boulevard. Strictly modern
8-room house, with hardwood finish and
hot water heating. One of the nicest ar
ranged houses in the city, standing In
an ideal location on a south front lot
with plenty of shade trees and everything
that makes a beautiful home. Price $6,000.
G. W. Garloch
230-33 State Bank Bldg. Phone Doug. 181S.
2569 Evans Street
Brand New Home
Full two stories, strictly modern, oak
finish, large living room, 23x11, wltn col
onnade opening; fine dining room, 14x11,
with window seat and plate rail. Neas
den or sewing room and handy kitchen
with bullt-ln china closet and refrigera
tor room; front and back stairs, 3 good
bed rooms, 4 closets, tiled bath and
screened-ln porch on second floor; easy
stairway to room In attic; full cement
basement, cement walks and screens;
furnace heat, fine light fixtures, large
lot, 46x120, on paved street Price. 33,850;
$350 cosh, balance $40 monthly. See this
and you wilt agree with us that It is a
well-built, neatly finished home.
At 25S7 Plnkney St.. strictly modern,
oak finish; the nicest little home you
ever saw, Price, $2,850; $300 cash, $25
monthly. For more information In re
gard to these two homes phone Chos.
Horn, owner, Harney 6210.
One of the .newest, best built, classiest
homes In Dundee; on a dandy south front
lot, 60x135; one clock to car line, over
looking Happy Hollow and the boulevard.
Tile vestibule; large living room, with
fine brick fireplace and bookcases; beam
ceilings; living room, breakfast room and
dandy kitchen, complete with bullt-ln
cabinets; broom closet; ironing board;
linen chute and dust chute.
Three very Urge bedrooms and excel
lent bath room on second floor; oak
flooring; birch finish. Large attic; com
Price Is right. Terms reasonable.
Glover & Spain
119-10 City National Bank Bldg.
Phono Douglas 3963.
A. FINE 8-room. all mod. new house:
large living room with fireplace, 4 bed
rooms and sleeping porch; full lot, on
paved street, close to car. umy a,&uu.
E. W. Stoltenberg
438 B. of T. Bldg.
FIELD CLUB DISTRICT
Reception hall, living room, dining
room, xiicnen, tnree bed rooms and bain,
nice cemented basement, combination
fixtures, cement sidewalks, large lot. all
nicely sodded; paved street; choice loca
tion; house has both screens and storm
windows; modern In every way. This
place Is an Ideal home for someone and
close to car line and school. Price, $4,100.
310-313 BrandelB Theater Bldg.
Balance 110 ner lot mnnthlv
Fine corner in Clairmont; 3 lots (lOOx
325); block from car; high, on grade;
beautiful location for a home In a re
stricted neighborhood. Call us. D, 1722.
BENSON A CARMICHAEL,
642 Paxton Blk.
COTTAGES FOR SALE
TO BE MOVED.
tor Particulars) Phone Douglas 3355.
TO BUT. SELL OR KENT. rinST 8BH
JOHN W. BOBBINS, mi FAltNAM ST.
Pals And After Taking Such Care, Too
HEAL ESTATE CITY PROPEIITY Foil. SALE. CITV PROPERTY FOR SALE. , j i i I I '"
CITY PROPERTY FOft SALE. L r- I ., nn TM no
1018 Omaha Nat'l Bank Bldg.
Nifty House Cor
ner Lot Easy
181$ Laird .St., 6 rooms, all modern, only
two years old, beautifully decorated
throughout and newly painted outside,
screens, storm sash and $33 thermostat
?oes with this house: oak finish on first
loor; fine corner lot. $3,500. on easy
terms. Key at our office.
PAYNE & SLATER CO.,
SIS Omaha Nat Bonk Bldg.
Fine New Six
This bunealow has a bedroom on the
first floor, which could be used as a den.
There Is also a nice, large living room
and dining room and good sized kitchen,
with pantry and entry downstairs; two
splendid sleeping rooms and bath room
upstairs. Oak finish In living rooms.
hunt right from top to bottom. Full
cemented basement, first-claim furnace.
laundry sink. Choice location, south front
corner lot, paved street; very desirable
class of homes along this street. The
location Is northeast corner of 33d and
Fowler Ave. Appointment to see this
may be made at any time.
SCOTT & HILL,
Phone Douglas 1009. 307 McCague Bldg.
SOUTH 38TH AVE.
Six rooms and bath, furnace, fin ttr.
tures, oak finish on first floor, maple on
second floor; storm sash and screens;
lovely lot 46x155, nicety sodded: shrubbery
and trees; paved street: good neighbor
hood; close to Field club. Price, $3,850.
310-312 Brandels Theater Bldg.
NEW 5-room. all modern, stucco bun.
galow, on easy terms. See this at 904 a
3Sth ave. Victor Dletz Doug. 9
OWNER LEAVING CITV-MUst sell
6-room. all modern house; full lot; nicely
located; good neighborhood. 3043 Mere
dith Ave. Web. MM.
ACREAGE KOU HALE.
A Good List of
1 acre wall ImnmvMl with nit Iflnrfa nf
fruit In full bftarln. S blncka to cati h n M
6-room house, high, sightly location, near
vuuuiij' emu. i-nce,
9 1 rrm fl.. ..... Y-1 1.
nlllh nf Pnltnth, nlnh i.MMtm V. m i r, .
other outbuildings. Price reduced to
6 acres within one mile of Benson car
line, on Orphanage rood: fine land,
mostly east slope; haa 4 chicken houses,
food barn, well, pump, cave, all fenced.
Trice. $2,500. '
V& acres, 2Vi miles north of Florence,
all in alfalfa. Price, $200 an acre.
20 acres north of Florence, along the
Lood road: has 6-room house, barn and
other outbuildings, apple trees and other
kinds of fruit, rich valley land, price,
40 acres. 3 miles from Benson, well Im
proved: has a new 6-room house, good
bam. 12 acres alfalfa, several acres In
apple trees, grapes and other fruit; fine
location; all good land. Only K miles from
HASTINGS & HBTDEN. 1614 Harney St,
We have the best list of acreage prop
erty in and adjoining Omaha, In tracts
of from one to ten acres, both Improved
and vacant It will pay you to call and
Forty acres, 3 miles from Benson, well
Improved; has a new 6-room house, barn,
12 acres alfalfa, several acres In apple
trees, grapes and other fruit; fine loca
tion; all good land; only 8 mllra from
HAJBT1NG8 & HiSYDEN, llt Harney Bt
Reception hall, parlor, back parlor, dining room, kitchen, den on first floor,
three largo bedrooms nnd bath on second floor; large closets to each sleeping
room; cloak closet downstairs, large cemented basement with partitioned furnace
room, plastered washroom with sink and hot and cold water, and nlco fruit room
ana large pantry, stornisaan ana Bcreens: nouse nan Deen newiy paimeu; every
thing In tlD-toD shdDe: larsre yard. 00x150. all sodded: all kinds of flowering shrubs.
shade trees, plenty of room for another house; paved street with parking; first
class neighborhood, 1 diock to car, ft diock to scnooi; wituin wanting instance oi
city, high school and close to Crelgbton university; south front exposure. Price
$5,300, Includes all taxes and paving paid. This Is an deal home.
310-312 Brandels Thtater Bldg.
ACREAGE KOIl SALB.
let us show you what we have on our
list We are offering our acreage on
very easy terms, so a person with small
means can afford to Invest In a little
piece of land near Omaha, which Is one
of the best and Bafest Investments you
HASTINGS & HEYDEN. 1014 Harney St
LOT 1 In block 4, 27th St., South Omaha,
must bo Bold. Make mc an offer. D. A.
banning. Perry, la.
FOR Florence property Tel. Flor. 276.
C. L. Nethawqy, Florence, resident agent.
ABHTIIACTS UK TITLE.
REED Abstract Co.. oldest abstract ot
flee In Nebraska. 203 Rramlels Theater.
FARM A RANCH I.ANDM FOR SALE
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY
ALFALFA and FRUIT Lands.
Southern Facitlo and Santa Fe main
lines traverse our absolutely level tract.
only 15 feet to water; also artesian wens.
Five hours' run to either San Francisco
or Los Angeles, with n. combined popula
tion of far over 1,000,000.
$126 PISH ACHlfi JSASX TiSlUHB.
Join our half-rate excursion to
In May. See the
FONT ANA ORANGE GROVES,
located on the electrio line from Lot
Angeles to Riverside.
Make your reserattonti early and let us
show you the "GOLDEN STATE" from
Ban Francisco to Sin Diego.
For free handsomely Illustrated book
lets on all matters Callforlan, sea or
KARL BREHMB. 615 Bee bldg.
CALIFORNIA land excursions 1st and
3d Tues. W. T. Smith Co. 81 City Nat Ilk.
FOR SALE 160 acres at $30 per acfe. In
Logan county, Colorado, 110 acres In cul
tivation; seven mites from railroad town.
Information given by writing owner, Geo.
Gaver, 403 E 6th, Grand Island, Nob.
CLAY AND BECKER COUNTIES,
in the famous Red River valley; rich,
black soli, clay subuoli: $20 to $40 nor
acre; easy terms. Send for list U. T.
Fauana iM.na co., ino. k. i-ajace uuua
ing, Minneapolis, Minn.
SIXTY THOUSAND acres Carey Uuid
open to entry at Valler, Mont; fifteen
annual payments; section lamous lor
grains, grasses, vegetables; well adapted
to diversified farming. For particulars
write valler Farm Holes company. Uox
1025. Valler. Mont. '
FOR SALE CHEAP.
320 acres choice level land with black
soli, 8 miles from county seat, on main
line U. P. R. It, in Nebraska. $13.50 per
acre, one-fourth cash, balance long time
at 6 per cent A good buy for use or
J. H. DUMONT & CO.,
Phone D, 6M. 1003 Farnam St. Omaha,
JUNE 26-27-28, 1913.
The biggest three days that Crawford,
Dawes county, Nebraska, has ever known.
Write A rah L. Hungerford ot Crawford
for complete particulars. It may mean
thousands of dollars to you.
EMPIRE state farm given away; 273
acres including 60 choice HoUttln cows,
worth $3,000; buildings worth $10,000; fod
der and tools; milk averages over $17
every day in the year; old age reason;
price $17,000; $6,000 cash, $200 yearly, 6 per
cent Interest; free catalogue. C. J. Ellis,
Farmers bonk, Sprlngvllle, N. Y
WE ARE owners of a 700-acre 3-year-old
commercial apple orchard, located In
Douglas county, Oregon, non-Irrigated
and In high state of cultivation. Will
wholesale It In 100-acre tracts or multiples
thereof to responsible parties desiring a
first class retail proposition. Detailed ln
formation and terms furnished. Sunny
Orchard Co., 1302 Plymouth Uldg., Mlnne
rUlV Ulllli vs.u w. u. 1 mill., KJil
Laramie river. In Goshen county. Wyom.
lnr: containing 1.060 acres good land and
many (valuable buildings) too acres under
ditch; fsw acres gooa sugar oeet lana;
good ditch goes with land. For full partic
ulars anDly to owners. Joseph WIMh
Wheatland. Wyo., or John Hunton, Fort
REAL ESTATE LOANS.
Peters Trust Co.
1622 Farnam $t.
MONEY TO LOAN
ON OMAHA IIOMEa .
J. H. Mithon Co.,
$21 CITY NATIONAL BANK BLDO.
O ain.su Tlrnnilnfi Theatar 111 dir.
OMAHA homes. East Nebraska farms.
O'KEEFF. REAL ESTlVTE CO.
1016 Omaha National. Douglas 271fc
LARGE loans our specialty, atull Bros
MONEY To loan on business or real
dtnee properties, $1,000 to $000,000.
W. H. THOMAS. 2IS State Rank Bldg.
HARRISON & MORTON. 1 Om. Nat
MONEY on hand at lowest rates for
loans on Nebraska farms and Omaha
city property in any amounts. "
823 Cty Nat. Bank Bldg,
$10 to $10,000 made promptly. F. V
t V CmU, V COU Uiuhi, .mil unu - miM
liUAPI Ull Ill" lltliwrw
property, 6. 6V4 and I per cent; no dels.
W. Farnam a mi in a o.. jjju r
REAL ESTATE WANTED
Dolgoff 2d-hand store pays highest prices
for furniture, clothes, shoes, Web. 1607.
Wanted to Buy
Two residences In Omaha, one for about
$3,500 and the otner anout m.tM, ana pui
In as part payment 3-4 of South Dakota
land. U valued at $2,600. and the other
at $4,000. For further Information see
CNeil's R. E. & Ins. Agenoy
1505 Farnam St
Tet Tyler 1(24.
LIST your house with us. We have
buyers. Osborne Real Estate Co. Dovs.
to . wrpwri Ti..lj- Minm In .Inorntnwn nf.
flee. State price. Address S-378. care Bee.
wanted to rent a earage In the
neighborhood of 24th and Burt St Tele
phone Red 4301.
Bail every Saturday to and from
NEW YORK 'LONDONDERRY
Aomii nitiiim TXL rinvi. Moderate rates.
For book ot tours, rates, etc., apply to
Uetl. A fin., do . juuiuuipu nu, unicogo,
OR ANY LOCAL. AGENT.
WANTED Second hand runabout, roust
be cheap for cash. State price. Also
motor attachment for bicycle. Address
J 192, rare Bee.
VEST prices for tiirnlture. Call P. TWO.
WOULD like to buy a five or six-room
house to be moved on a lot One in the
nelgnoornsoa oi mu ana v.iar& prcterrea.
Telephone itea uui.
D. WGS. Quick buyers of furniture.
LIVE STOCK MARKET OF WEST
Ship IWe stock to South Omaha. Bavs
mileage ana snnnaagc. lour consign
ments receive prompt and careful attn
Live BtocU CsnmlNloii Merchants.
BYERS RROS. & Co. Strong, reliable.
CLIFTON Com. Co.. 222 Exchange Uldg.
MARTIN Illtnu, is CO.. Exchange Uldg.
The Persistent and Judicious Use of
Newspaper Advertising is the Road to
COUNCIL BLUFFS A WINNER
Selected as Headquarters Western
District of Iowa Telephone Co.
INTO BELL COMPANY BUILDING
JV'rrr Arrntiiremmt Expected to
Ilrlnw to City I.nrsre Force of
Men Who Will Ilecoine)
A business deal that means much to
Council Uluffs nnd western Iowa has
been brought about. Tho Iowa Telephone
company, tho Roll organization that owns
or controls nil of the telephone exchanges
of tho state, with the exception of tho
Nebraska organization In Potlawattainlo
county, has determined upon a new pol
icy of business management Hnd has dis
tricted the state Into tho western Iowa
central Iowa and eastern Iowa districts.
It has chosen Council Bluffs us the head
quarters of tho western district. Tho tel
ephone exchange building on South Main
street, formerly used as the tcntral sta
tion pf the Independent Tolophone com
pany, has been leased and wuo formally
taken possession of ycRtcrdny.
The new arrangement concentrates all
of tho managerial business of the Iowa
company in tho western part of the state
at Council Bluffs and will bring r num
ber of high-salaried omployca hero with
Tho Iowa company has reorganised Its
business along the same linos that have
been successfully followed by the Ne
braska Telephone company,
Tho western Iowa district will comprise
Sioux City, tho largest exchange In the
northwestern port of the state, and Re4
Oak, the largest In tho southwestern.
It will also Include all of tho Bell ex
changes In the western third ot the state,
with the slnglo exception cf Council
Illuffs and Pottawattamlo county. This
territory belongs to tho Nebraska com
pany and will not bo Inlerfercd with.
The wholo general supervision of the
district will be placed In '.he hands of
tho district manager located at Council
The cholco of a manager lay between
a Council Bluffs man connected with the
Nebraska company and a Eloux City
man. It Is said that the Bell company
was reluctant to give up Its Council
Bluffs young man, who has mado good,
and the Iowa company chose the Sioux
City man, who had the advantage ot age,
experience and long connection with tho
company, HIb nomo was nit dlsolosed
last evening and may not be urtll he ar
rives here about Saturday to take charge
of tho business.
It Is now known that the refusal of
the Nebraska Telephone company to sell
the Main street building to the Commer
cial club at the price offered was duo to
the changes then contemplates by which
a permanent leaso could be made to the
Iowa Telephone company.
Grand Jury Reports
Indictments and Quits
Tho grand Jury made Us final report
for the March term of district court yes
terday afternoon and wns discharged.
Five Indictments were returned, throe of
which were mode public
All of the men. Indicted are now in the
county Jail. Frank Miller, alias Malo
vltch, was Indicted for robbing the Clark
Mercantile company, 3403 West Broad
way, on the night of April SO. Goods to
the amount of about $250 were taken and
about $1C0 worth later found In the pos
session of (Malovltch In Omaha, where hs
was trying to sell them.
J. A. Smythe, an Omaha man, was in
dicted for uttering a forged Instrument
April 16 he started in to unload a num
ber of forged checks to which he had at
tached the name of the Z. T. Jones
Transfer company. Each one was for $10
and purported to b endorsed by J. Will
lams of 60S Washington avenue.
Charles Hansen, one of tho tornado vlc
tlms, whoso head seemed to have been,
turned by his experiences In the storm,
was Indicted for malicious threats to ex
tort. April 6 he threatened Charles
Deltchler with arrest upon tho charge of
theft unless he paid $26 as a bribe. Ho
also posed as a deputy United States
marshal and has been held for foderal
court Indictment upon that chargo also.
It appeared that Hansen discovered
Deltchler removing a refrigerator from
the premises ot Mrs. Nunas and con
ceived the idea that he had no right to
do so and seized upon the incident as a
pretext to extort money. Mrs. Nunas
had employed Deltohlor to take away tho
refrigerator and so testified before the
Kty to the Situation Bee Advertising.
PROPOSALS FOR CLOTHINO. OFFICE,
Depot Quartermaster, 8t Louis, Mo.,
April 12, 1913. Sealod Proposals will be
received here until 12 o'clock noon. May
12, 1913, for furnishing and delivering, at
either noston, New York, Philadelphia,
Chicago or St. Louis depot of tho Quar
termaster Corps, the following articles of
clothing; Rubber Boots; Cords, hat and
breast, Drawers; Gauntlets; Gloves;
Laces, shoe and leggln; Legglns; Over
shoes; Shoes, gymnasium.; Stockings,
Suspenders; Sweaters, Undershirts. In
formation furnished upon application. D,
8. Stanley, Lieutenant Colonel Quarter,
master Corps. A1M5-1S-17M9-1Q
for The Bee by
Oonnoll Bluffs Offios of
The as is at 14 HOME
Main Ot Telephone 48,
Vlctrola, $15. A. Hospe Co.
Bradley Electrio Company Wiring.
Car r I Bans, undertakers. Phono 143.
Woodrlng Undertaking Co., Tel. 339.
Blank book work, Morehouse & Co.
FAUST BEER AT ROGERS' BUFFET.
Lewis Cutlor, funeral director. Phone 97.
Tho highest grade optical work In the
city Is done at Lnffort's.
Celebrated pale Bohemian beer, rhone
248. Delivered to any part of city.
See Borwlck for wall paper and paint
ing. 203 and 211 South Main street .
Scientific watch repair work, the kind
that is appreciated, at Leftcrt's.
TO SAVE OR TO BORROW. SEE C. B.
Mutual Bldg. & Loan Ass'n, 123 Pearl.
BUDWEI8BR on draught-The Grand.
Budwelser In bottles at all first-class
Ladles take notice, have your straw hat
cleaned and reshaped. Cook's cleaning
Works. 238 Broadway.
For Rent-Two-story brick. Will re
model to suit tenant on 5 or 10-year
leaso. Flno corner for shoe, jewelry or
confectionery business, flto.. Peterson,
Tho Gun Man, 101 Boadway.
The public knows that when'.' they get
a. piano from A. Hospo Co., 407 Broad
way, Council Blufss,,they get more value
for their money than they could get at
any other place, and at tho same time
runno chances in buying a poor Imtru
merft A damage suit wns yesterday tiled In
the district court by Elmer I Moore
against tho National Loan company and
Manager Brockle, asking $3,000 for false
arrest and Imprisonment The trouble
Is alleged to have grown out ot & wagon
transaction Involving only $25.
Regular meeting tonight of Pottawat
tamlo tribe No. 21, Improved Order ot
Redmen, All members of the degreo team
aro urged to bo on hand for practice.
Sandwiches and coffee will ba served at
the close ot the meeting. Visiting brothers
A district convention of the Royal High
landers Is to bo held In Council Bluffs
next Monday, the sessions starting at 2:30
o'clock In the afternoon at Fraternity
halt. Fifteen different castles or lodges
will send representatives to this city for
tne mooting, it is expeoted that a num
ber of the leading "Highlanders" from
isugcne Rapaiio. 37 years old, eldest son
of Captain John W. Rapalje, tho veteran
fireman, died yesterday at the Clarlnda
hospital arter an Illness of six months
from softening of the brain. Tho body
arrived here last night nnd Is being held
at the Woodrlng undertaking rooms pend
ing arrangements for the funeral. He
was a member of the Royal Arcanum and
Georsre M. Van Patten beiran a dlvoroa
suit yesterday against his wife, Cora, to
whom he was married on December 23,
1890. He allege sho has treated him
cruelly and had a habit of hurling dishes
and cooking utensils at him, while he
asserts he was always a loving and model
husband, Four .children have been born
to them, three of whom are living, two
minors. The husband asks for the
custody of but one, a boy aged 8 years.
Ha also asks the court to confirm his ex
clusive title to their homestead property,
The Fifth Avonuo Methodist Episcopal
church Phllathea and Baraca classes
presented to & large audience Tuesday
evening Bingham & Radcllff s musical
comedy, "The New Minister," under the
efficient direction of Mrs. Dollle Dick
Burgess of the high school faculty. There
were eight principal characters aside
from two good choruses. Jim Fonda
acted as the "new minister," while
Wylma Graves played the part of "Miss
Daisy Loveioy." The play will be
presented again Friday evening In the
Garner township school house, two miles
north of the terminus of the upper Broad
way car line.
ST0LZ PLAY FIRST GAME
OUT OF TOWN AT VALLEY
The Stolx base ball team will play their
first out-of-town game at Missouri Val
ley next Sunday with iho fast team in
that burg. The BtoU have reorganise
this season and have strengthened their
team with some ot the fastest players
In the Bluffs.
Last year the Stolx made a number of
visits to Missouri Valley, winning a num
ber of games. They were also contenders
at the bono ball tournament there.
Manager Bom Austin has the following
players in his lineup: G. Wallace and
Steffens, pitchers; Bell, catcher; Chris-
tenson. Praka, Adams and Shabeh, In
fielders: Moore, A. Wallace and Arrigen-
Steffens. who Is pitching for the Stolr,
was with tho Ramblers last season and.
Art Chrlstenson, who Is captain and play
Ing the initial sack, was with the Im
The Stolz last year won twenty-two
out of twenty-seven games played. The
team will try to equal br better last
Missouri Valley has one ot the fastest
semi-professional teams In western Iowa
and have a tine diamond at City park,
Rent Estate Transfers.
The following real estate transfers were
reported to The Bee Wednesday by the
Pottawattamie County Abstract, com
H. U Smllle and wlfo to W. H.
rvanrlnil. lot l. block 2. Oak Grove
add. to Council Bluffs, w. 'd Jl.KO
A. Joseph and wuo to J. u. aiowery.
lot 17. block 10. Fleming & Davis
add. to Council Bluffs, q. c. d 2U
G. T. Martin and wife to George
Hlhnrt. lnt 17. Auds' subd. of
stt neU of 2S-7&-44, w. d 2.SS0
Three transfers, total $4,503
LAWN MOWERS We carry the best
tine made. Prices, $3.B0 to $15.00. P, a
DcvoJ Hardware Co., 604 Broadway.
EAGLES OPENNEW BUILDING
Fine Structure Dedicated with
THROWN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
General O. M. Dodsre Makes Prin
cipal Address, In Which II Bays
Fraternatlsm Dominant idea
In Building Up of West.
The dedication and formal opening; of
the Eagles' new building was begun yes
terday and will continue until Friday
evening, when the continuous program
will conclude with a banquet to the mem
bers, with Judge Walter I. Smith as
toastmaster. It will be one of the most
elaborate banquets ot the year and wilt
last from 8 until 12 o'clock.
The ceremonies began early yesterday
and did not end until midnight. The
building wns thrown open to the public
all day, and throughout tho day there
was a continuous throng of peoplo com
ing and going. There were no portions
of the building that were closed to vis
itors. All were Impressed with the de
gree ot elegance ot a- refined naturo and
the permanency of everything, from the
polished hardwood floors to the massive
and enduring furnishings.
The afternoon was devoted to the for
mal public reception and the dedicatory
excrolscs. J. J. Hughes was master of
ceremonies. The dedication ot the build
ing at 8:50 o'clock embraced very simple
ceremonies, partly prescribed by the rit
ual. Tho chief address was mado by Gen
eral Granville M. Dodge. Tho general
was In one of his most delightful reminis
cent moods and gave a graphlo history
of tho spot upon which' the building
stood, covering a period ot mors than
titty years. This naturally led to an out
line of the early history of Council
Bluffs, beginning with the string of
Spanish settlements throughout the west
long beforo the great Mississippi valley
became the property of the French.
Traces History of West.
He traced the known history down to
the time of the Lewis and Clark expedi
tion up the Missouri river In 1894, and
their council vwlth the Indiana In tho hills
that had even then become known as "the
council bluffs," on throughout the period
when the government established Its first
military post here, before 1835, and end
ing with details of soma ot the stirring
Incidents that came under his personal
observation connected with the fight of
the brave pioneers to conquer the wilder
General Dodge happily concluded with
pointing out the Influence traumatism
has had upon the development of the
country. He declared fraternatlsm to ba
the distinctive twentieth oentury impulse
and saw in it the practical realisation of
the fundamental teachings ot the Master
the brotherhood of man.
Another pubtla reception was held in
tho evening, concluding with a ball.
The building' is admitted to be the
handsomest nnd best equipped Eagles'
building In the west It has cost ap
proximately $00,000, and has not a cent
of debt. It has arisen on the site of &
number of nondescript frame buildings
and a one-story brick livery stable. The
work ot tearing away theso old buildings
was begun In 1911, but actual work of
construction of the new structure was
not commenced until May 1, 1913. Thern
are even yet soma slight finishing touches
to be mode but on April 10 the Eagles
held their first meeting- In the lodge
room. This is one ot the largest and
most beautiful halls In the city, with a
vaulted celling thirty feet above the floor.
The Indirect lighting system Is used and
last night when there were 1R0 couples
on the floor at one time there was not a
shadow nor a light to be seen.
Club rooms, including billiard and
lounging rooms, dining rooms and all re
quired club house features are provided.
Harmony In coloring, furnishing and
architecture abound from the ground to
the roof. The Eagles occupy all of th
second floor. The Ben Hurs use one pt
tho large rooms downstairs and the other
ground floor apartments are Sised for
Charles Poschel and W. C. Cheyne, em
ployed by the Board of County Super
visors to check up the county offices.
completed their work and their report
The work has been most thorough and
has covered all of the records In the of
fices ot the auditor, recorder, clerk of
the courts, treasurer, sheriff, county
superintendent of schools In Council
Bluffs as well as the records In the
county offices at Avoca.
The checkers waste no space In mak
ing recommendations or discussing
matter, but havo devoted all ot their
time to a direct statement ot the condi
tions of the public account. The report
shows that all of the records are In ex
cellent condition, with but very tew er
rors, all of which are ot minor character.
In some of the offices there were prac
tically no errors at all. The checkers
have been employed in their work slnoe
November with soma sl'sht vacations,
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