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Ames Evening Times (Newspaper) - February 9, 1916, Ames, Iowa Aint. A Ames evening times every monday wednesday and Friday. Volume xxiv. Number it. Ames. Story county Iowa. Wednesday february i it 1910. Lincoln. In in Mai si.50 re yeah 4 a Rill or 4.00 Reu Neah six members vote unanimously for original re Roll Tox ordering Utu Inthir paving. Contract is signed councilmen Rice Ano spin Nea take Issue with mayor Sheloon on several Points in question. Main Street real estate is juggled voting unanimously Tho six numbers of the City Council monday night passed a Resolution calling for bit lithic paving in the City of Ames on the streets and Avenue previously designated on january 19th. This action served to override the veto of mayor Parley Sheldon presented at a special meeting of the Council on january 31st. The paving question had been set As a special order of business for monday night and the City clerks office was ailed to Overa owing with an interested crowd of property owners and representatives of paving concerns. Following the disposition of routine business the mayors veto was taken up and councilman t. L. Rice spoke in behalf of the decision the Council had made in accepting bit lithic. Hire take i Quot Quot be with mayor. Or. Rice took Issue with mayor Sheldon on some of the Points raised in hts veto. He stated that in his opinion the City of Ames was Many years behind other cities of the same site and class in the state of Iowa in the matter of Street improvements. That he Felt the City owed it to Iowa state College where the state has spent millions of dollars to keep Street and other Public improvements abreast of Tho enjoyed by other cities of the same class lie said he believed that the members of the City Council had investigated Tbs taxation Moat thoroughly and that unless there was so in reason other than that of a difference of i so cents As named by the mayor. I that the Council had a Good bargain in bit lithic pavement. Ile stated that if Ona instance of graft or crooked work could be shown in the whole transaction he was read to i vote it Down. Mayor Sheldon replied to the of j fort that his record As a municipal officer was a an open Book and that he had nothing More to say thin that he did not favor paying cents per Square Yard for bit lithic paving when asphaltic lass a a j could be purchased 64 rents cheaper. Spinney explain i stand. Councilman l. B. Spinney then took the Takir and stated that he keenly resented the implications made by mayor Sheldon that the paving matter had not received proper deliberation. He said he believed that the Council has done a thorough Job of investigating savings and was convinced that unless Mavor Sheldon had other reasons than those stated in hts communication of veto. The matter should stand As original decided by the six members of the City Council he said that unless such reasons were presented he would take it that the who. Thag resolved it of into a matter of the question of judgment Between six councilmen on one Side and the Mavor on the other i poll motion of prof spinner Max or Sheldon was requested to stat any other reasons he might have for vetoing the bit lithic contract than he had in Hided in his communication to the Council mayor Sheldon replied that he had nothing to Sav further than he had already stated to Olu Tiou a i no ast anomaly. Immediately following the Resolution As passed on january 19th was read and a Roll Call of the Council showed a unanimous affirmative bal lot ordering the mayor and City i Terk to Sigil a contract with the Des Moines Asphalt raving com pan for bit lithic paving and with Akin ii flutter for constructing curbs and gutters the contract was signed evening by mayor Sheldon and clerk Maxwell Adams furniture to. To change location within sixty Days. A number of changes planned some Quick changes to main Street real estate took place yesterday which will serve to alter the business complexion of the South Side of the Street. Messes Lynch amp Ash purchased from Frank Morris the big Brick livery barn and Stock located at the Corner of main and Burnett and traded the building to m. J Adams for the building now occupied by the Adams furniture company. Possession of the livery barn and Stock is to be Given As soon a the necessary papers Are drawn up. And or. Adams will vacate his present location within sixty Days. Or. Morris has no plans for the future but expects to devote his time to his farming interests. In moving to his new location or Adam expects to remodel the first floor int a room for his furniture Stock and on the second floor he w ill establish a Complete undertaking parlor. The basement is to be rented to some other business concern. Messes Lynch and Ash have no plans for the future of the Adams building they have a number of desirable tenants in View and will close a lease soon a a to be expended on Gas Penni Iowa Public service company to make extensive in pro events the Comino simmer. City band plans big a musical organization elect officers and new Leader. Company reorganized new Leader is chosen apply Wagner company by \ part interest in Home concern. Plans Laid for Fine series of concerts this Semmer. In Chicago news. Or. And mrs. In in. Canady celebrate Golden wedding the Iowa Public service company Lins reorganized it Quot affair and a made provisions for the pm a Liture of More than 185,000 for a new a Plant location of which Baas yet not been cleric. Other improvement Are also planned and will result in giving Ames a first class Erx ice. V Lincoln Way pavement to materialize important improvements to re made in Lincoln Way in near future. It is Given to but comparatively few people to experience fifty year of married life and to be allowed to spend their Golden wedding in the midst of those they love. Or. And mrs William Canady were Given this privilege however and on sunday they received their children grandchildren and great grandchildren at their Home in Gilbert to celebrate the Day. The children of or. And mrs. Canady presented their father with a Fine Victrola. While their Mother was presented Arith a Beautiful set of furs. The grandchildren gave Gold coins to commemorate the Day and various other useful gifts were made by other relatives and fiends a sumptuous dinner was served at noon and the afternoon was spent in a recounting of the experiences of the past. Everyone present was glad to be there Ami help the venerable couple Iii a prop i or Observance of the Day i those present were the following or and mrs win Canady Guji came to Iowa with 1856. Locating on a Witt Clinton county. In of the civil War his parents in farm near de at the begin he enlisted and served until the end of the War nearly five years in All. This five years he was a member of company a eighth Iowa infantry and he was honorable discharged at Davenport Iowa on april 20, 1866. While still in Uncle same a service he was married to miss Lauretta j. Turner who lived near Dewitt. After the newly married couple had lived on a farm in Clinton county for about a year the moved to Ontario Story county. Here they were Prim movers in the Ere lion of the old main College building which was destroyed by fire a bout Twenty five years after it was built. The next change of resident brought them to zen Orville Boone county and for about thirty five a ars or. Canady was interested la teal mining. He was prominent politically serving As Justice of the Quot Mace of Bootie county for twelve that City four pavements to be considered the first step looking towards the paving of Lincoln Way from Riverside drive to Ash Avenue was taken by the City Council monday night when resolutions of necessity covering that improvement were passed the first Resolution tails for paving from Riverside drive to Besth Avenue and the second from Beech Avenue to aah Avenue four kinds of j paving Are named in the resolutions from which a Choice is to be made. S Ibex Are bit lithic Asphalt. Witri Field Brick Block and creosote Wood i Block the most important of the two jobs is the paving from Riverside i or veto Beech Avenue. The Width i of the paving is to he thirty feet and i the estimated Cost is $18,080.20, one half of tilt Cost is to be paid by the state of Iowa for Ami on act count of the land owned on the North Side of the Street and the oth j a half is to be divided Between the property owners on the South Side of the Street and the City of Ames As a whole. The Money for the pay j mein of the City a share is to brats t of by the Levy of a tax annual upon All taxable property in the City except monies and credits. The Cost of the paving from Bee ii Avenue to Ash Avenue is to be paid i by the abutting property owners. February 2 by ii has been set As the Date for hearing objections to the proposed improvements. E new Safe is installed workmen Are Busy this week installing a huge Safe in that portion of the new hotel building which will be occupied by the Story county Bank the York Safe and lock company of hic ago Are the builders Aud their representative is on the ground superintending the installation. The door weighs the Small matter of eight tons but swings As easily on its hinges As any House door. The Walls of the Safe which in reality is really a room by itself Are lined with a three ply lining of steel one half Inch to the ply. The Safe Wilt be equipped with All the latest devices to insure its absolute imperviousness to the tricks of the professional Safe Blower and Seggman. \ Ammine sch Tai the Rebekah will give a Valentine social Friday evening after Lodge. Each member is requested to bring a Valentine for the Valentine Box. One cent postage will be charged to All receiving them the Money to be put in the refreshment adv. Fire in fourth Ward. The fire department was called to the old Mcburney Home at 2338 Lincoln Way this morning where a fire on the roof was threatening to destroy the property. Quick work on the part of the department pre vented serious damage however. Sparks from a Chimney Are supposed to have been the cause of the Bisie the House is occupied by m. O. Jordan. J in View of the sentiment against i the Gas Plant in its present location 5 the management has taken Steps to i remedy conditions and deserve the i commendation of All interested in a better City. Or. H. L. Griffin and c. J. Ten by who have been the owners of the Iowa Public service company. Have sold a part interest in the firm to the apply Wagner company of Saginaw. Michigan hut will retain a share in the company. Or. E j. Wagner an expert Gas Engineer will have charge of the changes As planned. The apply Wagner company owns and operates the Gas plants in Alma Attica. St. Louis and Breckenridge in Michigan Johnson City Tenn. And Waycross. A. The taking Over of part of the Ames company a business will add considerably to their line of Public utilities. Will build new Imanol. It is the plan of the company to build a new Plant and the contracts for this work have already been Letto the american Gas construction company. The estimated Cost of the new Plant is $25,000 and work will be started about March i. A location for the new buildings has not j yet been decided upon but negotiations Are under Way and a decision will be made soon. In conjunction with the erection of the new Plant the management is planning Exten Sive improvements in their pipe line service and in the High pressure which supplies the City of Nevada. They expect before the end of the summer to have a Complete Aud efficient Gas Plant and guarantee satisfaction to All customers. The decision of the owners to build a new Plant and Iii a different location from the present one. Will me it the approval of All citizens of i Anith and messes Griffin and ten by Are to be pm granulated on their efforts to secure a Chang in conditions. It is to be hoped that a location will be chosen which will in no Way conflict with the Comfort and convenience of those living nearby. Members of the City band met monday evening and elected officers for the coming year. C. E Dragoun was elected manager a. D cram Blitt Secretary and b. J. Shelden treasurer. A new Leader has been chosen for the coming year and dire tor will Wield the Baton. Plans for a big season Havo been Laid and the citizen of Ames will no doubt have the pleasure of listening to rare Harmony after the boys have had a Little practice under their new Leader. Rehearsals will commence immediately and by the time the weekly concerts can bin the band will be in first class condition to Render attractive music. Director Chennette is a resident of the fourth Ward when not travelling and his wide experience and ability will help Mold the local body of men into a perfect musical organization he has seven Brothers who Are members of bands and it is hoped that three of thes will be secured to help fill the ranks of the Ames band. Personnel of Rand. The hand is composed of the following members cornets a d. Cramblitt by a m. E. J. Madsen Spangler Vav b. Waltmire and r. Clark. Clarinet a. D. Arnold Jones l. M. Roberson m. G. Piccolo of. A. Dragoun. Alto r s. Mccarthy 0. S. Smith. S. O. Emery. Slide trombone a e. Dragoun and i. F. Odell. Baritone Vav s. Lark. A Roy Westley. Lee Chestnut. Drums a. La. Doggett trap c. H. Stryker Bass. Mono clan has leap year party delightful by in by i banquet Given a % Salvage hoped to make escape Iii min i. Ivies not give to Hopf of Freedom i nth Vav ii Iii prix in 4, a ifs. The City Council took Steps at the regular meeting monday night to Settle with the Moore Seig construction co. For the building of the col lege Heights sewer outlet Certitil Cates were ordered issued and the assessments levied. Bert mrs Ellen Gilchrist Ontario Iowa or. And mrs. W. M. Canady Churdan Iowa or. And mrs. Frank i. Reynolds Boone Iowa mrs g s Black Dawson Iowa or and mrs a has Dinsmore Ontario Iowa or. And mrs. Chan. Canady affixes Iowa mrs. Nora Holdredge Ames Iowa or. Aud mrs. Virgil Senor Jasper Minn. Or. Aud mrs. A has. Zenor. Ames Iowa Glen Loretta and a Bani Reynolds. Of Boone la a of in Dorothy anti Donald Black of Dawson Iowa Mort Canady Churdan Iowa Dorothy Dinsmore Ontario Iowa Elvina Merritt Ami Lora Canady Ames and Erma can Ady Jasper Minn. It will be interesting to turn Back the pages of time with or. Canady Aud read there the trials and Joys vouchsafed him and his life partner. William Canady was born in Nicholas county Kentucky in 184 2 Aud it ears. In april 1901, or and mrs. Canady and family moved to Gilbert or. Canad served on term As mayor of Gilbert and in other ways was identified with the civic interests of the Cit to or. And mrs Canady were Given in children eight or whom Are living one son was taken from them in infancy Aud a laughter mrs. Kui m. Zenor passed away at the age of 37. The children living Are c. M. Canady Cambridge a a. A. Canady Pittsburg a. Vav. Vav. Canady Churdan la Sadie j. Black. Dawson la. L. A Canady Boulle la. Lilau j. Reynolds Boone la Charles Canady Gilbert la. Ethel l. Dinsmore. Ontario la. Twenty one grandchildren Aud five great grandchildren bless this family Circle and nearly All were present to help celebrate a real fiftieth anniversary. When g. Salvage who was t of Mitt d to ten years in the penitent jury at fort Madison was escorted j to that plat by sheriff Gret Teti he j seemed fidget y and restless. Sheriff g ret ten consequently kept a wary eve on his prisoner and when the i prison was reached the conduct of his prisoner was explained. A Well sheriff i guess this la be no Good to in confessed Salvage As he extracted a Small steel saw Blade from a plug of tobacco and handed it to the sheriff Quot i thought i might have a Chance to us it on the Irons before we reached Here Quot the prisoner had retained Hopes of escape until the very last and his two almost successful attempts at escape were eloquent of his desperate Ness to avoid the Penitentiary. The saw he gave up was two inches Long half an Inch wide Aud of the Best hardened steel. Markets. Ames Corn 30�60c, Tim 05, Oats 40� 4 in. Wheat poultry eggs Ile ducks 10c, geese 9c, hens 10c, roosters 6e, Springs 10c. Ontario Corn 40� 50c, Oats 40e. The Zunnia. Mono clan on tuesday evening gave a banquet to the married members and incidentally surprised themselves the committee in charge had unbeknown to the other non Benedicts invited the wives of the married members and also a num Hei of unmarried Young ladies of Tho City. When All had assembled in the Tea rooms then were Twenty eight couples present. V four course rain. Ner was served during the Progress 5 of which l. E. Akin who acted As toastmaster called upon several flub members for toasts those who responded were Ca e Dragoun. J. H. Warburton 0. E. Larson. F. In Howell and e l Hestand the party was in the nature of a leap year pre vah nine event and the decorative scheme carried out in the Tea rooms was consistent with the spirit of the occasion. Hearts and cupids prevailed and everything was Don to instill within la hearts of the Maidens the courage to assert their leap year prerogatives. After the banquet the members of the part repaired to the club rooms an there enjoyed a Tsoo Quot until Home going Tim. Those who were privileged to attend this enjoyable affair were or a and mrs. To Bielenberg or. And mrs. I Warren Burton or and mrs. C. E. Dragoun. Or. And or e h Knower. Or and mrs Carl Kirk or. And mrs. Gel Roberts or. And mrs. Lien Anderson or. And mrs l g Sanford in e. Gibson e l Llie stand i r. Ii. Williams. L k. Akin in v. Brower guv Fincham Geo Finch am Hugh Griffith Leon Thorpe f. B Howell e j. Jones. Robert my earthy jr., Cpl Larson. S. B. Lar son i r Meltzer k. B. Oliver c. A Stafford. J. H. Warburton a. A. Roland r. L Arnold and the miss Larson Preston Vve Aniseh Lallman i Hendrickson Meisner. Carr Jensen i re Dot musses Baker rooter 95c i Courtney Minkler Brown. Renaud Loughran Kintzley Moreland and Shafer. Representative j is Quot in Here. Representative j. C. J Essen of Story City was in Ames this morning on business. A daughter was born to or and mrs. L. W. Forman this morning. A a b ii a Ltd it a p f a a a a thu Wrather a partly Cloudy tonight anti Timny a Lay. Colder extreme b East portion tonight. Rising a temperature. A a a a

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