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Ames Times Newspaper Archives Jun 25 1903, Page 4

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Ames Times (Newspaper) - June 25, 1903, Ames, Iowa Is Apa i Jap p if p we be sharpened our scythe and rolled up our sleeves Aud rolled Down our already Low prices and purposes by the pulling Power of highest Grad e goods and lowest prices to make this a Banner business season. Everything your summer Comfort demands. Jewel gasoline stoves r e f r i aerators ice tools water coolers Lawn tools screens fishing tackle. Hay tools when you think Hay tools think Myers the line that s stood the test. Is ii it St Story county new sle to mrs. J. W. Sowers and daughter miss Mildred of Milford township left for Salina Colorado yesterday to visit mrs. J. brother or. A. A. Hillard and family of that record. Louis Thomas who has the misfortune to be minus one Arm Bas made himself a wooden Arm. It is quite an ingenious piece of mechanism to be made by a boy with one hand. It is joined at the elbows and enter prise. Or. And mrs. W. K. Boardman left tuesday morning for hot Springs Arkansas where they will remain indefinitely in Hopes of benefiting or. Boardman health. His Many friends Hope that he will come Back watchman. Ole Anderson a in. A several injured sect Lun band living sly injury d yesterday while working near town. While in the act of removing a tamping bar from the track he was hit by the engine and severe injured in the right shoulder and Arm. The Crew brought him to Slater where he received medical care. news. Rubbers broke into the Rhodes Post office monday night Aud secured about four Hundred dollars Worth of Stamps. The postmaster bad just received a new invoice of Stamps Aud All Are gone. They valued Access to the building through the front door using a Large Iron bar to Force the door open. The loss will fall on j. A Hatter Field the Nevada journal. Or off it More the dread disease consumption has visited our Community and claims Cecilia Gravdahl. Her death occurred saturday evening at ohs o clock after an illness of Long duration. The funeral service were largely attended six of her intimate Young lady friends acting As Pali bearers. The grief stricken relatives Are extended the sympathies of a Large Circle of City Herald. Of Arma Messman a lad of about fifteen year.-, one of the new York boys brought out Here by or. Shields Bas been pronounced insane and was taken to the insane Asylum this morning by sheriff Boyd accompanied by or. Whitson the lad has been making hts Home since coming Here with o. B. Roland a Milford township Farmer. The Boland family had noticed that he was not quite right. A week ago thursday be left his Home and came to town and was wandering about the Street with seemingly no object in View when noticed by toe authorities and was confined in the county . Of a couple of fake travelling salesmen were in Story City yesterday and unloaded $30 or $40 Worth of their goods on two or three of our business men. Their samples were very Good but their Stock of supplies gave our business men what they thought sufficient grounds for issuing a warrant for their arrest. Constable Wier started in Pursuit of the fairs but up to the time we go to press they have not been City Herald. Of the two towns on the Newton Wjk Northwestern Ray. Between Mingo and Cambridge have been plotted. One will be on the j. O. Kopf farm by the Buena Vista Church and will be named Farrar the other will Boon the Humphrey farm by the it. Zion Church now owned by Chas. Woodman and will be named coring. Prospects Are that they will both be thriving Little Maxwell Tribune. The county fair directors in making up the race program for the fair have offered purses of $250 each for trots in the 2 21, 2 34 and 2 45 classes Aud for paces in the 2 19, 2 12 Aud 2 40 classes also she for the mile run and repeat and $50 for the half mile run and repeat. Entries in the harness races will close on August 3k, this being the last Day of the state fair. The Eldora fair Wutti be Beld during the week Between the state fair and the Story county fair and the situation is very favourable for horsemen to come Here by Way of Eldora. Consequently it is believed that the coming county fair will be notable for an exceptionally interesting series of races. In Tho farm Aud household departments the Premium offers will be Mote Liberal than Heie Hoford particularly with respect to Staple articles and animals. The inducements will be offered weather permitting for a Good county fair a Nevada representative. Very Low excursion Kates to Boston rte., via the North Western line excursion tickets will be sold june 24, 25, and 26, with a special return limit by Extension until at gust i inclusive on account of c. H. Annual meeting. Variable routes and Stop overs at specified Points. It Ludder Daie and Lanesboro Are Bright new towns on the Chicago great Western railway. For particulars write Edwin b. Magirl manager Tow site department fort Dodge Iowa. $-21 to the patrons of the schools since it is not customary in Ames to publish the proceedings of the Board of education in the local papers As superintendent of your schools without consulting the Board or acting for them i beg to Lay before you a few of the conditions As shown in my Annua report number boys enrolled. 360 number girls enrolled.354 total. 714 number fourth Ward pupils by grades High school. 14 eighth. 2 seventh. I sixth. I fifth.,.,.,. To fourth.,.,., 4 third. 6 second. To first. I. La total. 70 number pupils from third Ward in seventh and eighth grades in North schools 26. Before commenting on the above Tig urea i wish to say that it it my duty to see that school rooms Are furnished to accommodate the pupils. I u my report to the Board i asked fur two More rooms and recommended three. This was to provide fur next year Only. The Board judged that they would not be justified in providing fur Only one year and decided to avoid the mistake of three years ago by erecting a building of sufficient site to accommodate the children for several years. I made no recommendation regarding Tho nature or location the proposed building. Personally i am in favor of a High school building located at some distance from tin other building and containing in addition to other necessary rooms two primary rooms fur the Little folks in the Vicinity. This would remove the High school students from among the children of the upper grades and avoid much of Ute trouble which always occurs where hundreds of children Are crowd j upon the same ground. Then the present building Contd All be used for the grades below the High school As the growth in numbers required. This it seems to me is most desirable but i shall be satisfied with any suitable rooms the electors May see fit to provide. Before further sentiment in favor of a school in fourth Ward develops let a few facts be made Clear. The report show that there Are fifty six pupils below the High school in fourth Ward. These Pupil Are distributed through the eight grades. At least two teacher would be required with four Grad to the teacher and nut less than Twenty four recitations in each room each Day. This would be a Ward school with country school conditions less than twelve min utes to each recitation. Could these pupils keep step with the Down town child Ren with one Grade in a room and from Twenty to thirty minutes Given to each recitation if a first and second primary school with one teacher and Twenty one pupils should be placed in fourth Ward what would be done with the other forty five children besides it would Cost More to provide for these Twenty one pupils than it now costs to transport the seventy Down town where they a distributed through the nine rooms and their numbers Are scarcely Felt. The motor people receive fifty dollars a month for transporting the seventy children four times a Day. This is two Hundred eighty rides for two Hundred fifty cents less than a cent a ride. One teacher janitor and incidentals would Cost seventy five dollars a month and still forty five children would have to be provided for elsewhere. As it now is those seventy children Are All taken care of by the same number of teachers that would be required without them and All at the Cost of fifty dollars a month for transportation. That this last statement May be shown to be a fact observe that the two additional teachers absolutely required for next year Are for first and second grades together and for seventh and eighth grades together. By consulting the figures we find Only three seventh and eighth Grade pupils in fourth Ward. These can be accommodated without extra Cost As the additional teacher is required without them. There Are eleven first Grade and ten second Grade pupils. Another first and second Grade teacher is employed for the North school next year and these Twenty one children can he distributed among the three first and two second Grade teachers Ai ready provided. As a financial proposition not a bust Ness Man in the City would consider a school in fourth Ward a Good investment. Apart from the financial Side however the Down town schools have advantages. There is emulation among the schools and inspiration in numbers. There Are special advantages in music drawing and manna training. The child Ren do not have As far to walk As the average Down town Pupil. They Are under the clo a supervision of the motor officials to and from school Aud parents May know where their children Are and what they Are doing. It was also urged during the special election last week that instead of build ing on the North Side another room should be provided on the South Side for seventh and eighth grades. All pupils on the South Side up to seventh Grade Are now quartered in the third Ward building. The report shows Twenty six seventh and eighth Grade pupils from the third Ward attending school at the North building. Since these children Range from eleven to fifteen years of age and Are so few in numbers would it not be better to them to walk the compar at very Short distance to the North school than to provide another room and teacher in Tho third Ward Iii conclusion i am glad to say that race suicide has met with a striking rebuke in Ames. The Homes Are filled with children and they Are of the right kind ton. They Are Worth raising. A god bless Mem. Every we keep school without them. Let us give them the Best accommodations that we and our successors can afford. Respectfully c. R. Scroggie. A a ssh ass Waterman a Ideal Fountain pens like All other goods carried by me Are the Best of their class. Remember Ideal a. E. Waterman i have a Large Stock of watches in All grades. See them before buying. I can suit you. Yours for business Geo. A. Baker fresh amp Perkins Uka lers in Salt and smoked meats poultry Etc. In w a Low Kates to the East. Particular attention is being called by the Chicago a North Western Ray to the Low rates which have been made for the meeting of tin National educational association at Boston next month. These round trip excursion rates with Liberal return limits Are available at a time of tile year when teachers students and others Are making their plans for the summer vacation and affords an excellent oppor Tunny for a journey in on of the most interesting cities in the world As we a reaching the seashore and Mountain resorts of new England. Parties a being formed at various Points in Tim West for tilt purpose of making this journey ii congenial company. The officials of the Chicago a North Western advise that the movement As now anticipated will be very Large. For particulars apply to ticket agents Chicago amp North Western railway. In very Low excursion Kates to lit stun. Fixes., via Iii North Western line. Excursion tickets will be sold june 30 to july 4, inclusive with a special return limit by Extension until sept. I on account of n. E. meeting. Variable route. Stop overs allow at Detroit Nisi Ara Falls Philadelphia Baltimore Washington and other Soeur d Points. Apply to agents t Hie ago a North Western icy ii to Kansas City and St. Due and return. Special excursion via Hie ago real Western railway on saturday. June 27, 1903. Tickets Good to return june St. Special train leaves Union depot at 10 30 p. In. For tickets berths and further information apply to Vav. Ii. Long City ticket agent 514 Walnut Street Des Moines Iowa the new town of Ludder Daie Carroll county on the Omaha Extension of the c hic ago Creal Western railway will be opened to the Public by an auction Sale of lots about the Middle of july. For ust received another car Waseca White Rose flour we Are having a big Sale on this celebrated Brand. Once tried always used. Eleven cars is our record for 1901. This is Only one article which our Large sales included. We do not quote prices but Call attention to our Fine line of coffees and teas our Maple Rock Candy and sugar syrup. Try them. Nothing better. We guarantee satisfaction or Money refunded. Give us a trial. A the proof of the pudding is in the we Are always Busy but can take care of a few More. A w. Adams the Temple grocery Loans on real estate we can make Bern at rates terms of payment to suit yourself. Let tut take up your old loan and reduce your rate no commission we Issue foreign and Domestic Exchange Parley Sheldon pres. F. Ii. Schulter. Aaan to Cash. Story county Ames Bank Iowa do a general banking business Western National Hank. New York Krautle Kac Bod amp Kulm new York firm National Bank Chi ago first National Bauk Marshalltown Des Moines savings . Des Moines fire insurance at lowest rates in prompt paying companies. We pay interest on time i e posits particulars address manager Tow site Dodge Iowa. Edwin d. Magilll department fort 821 Grain and provisions stocks and Bonds private wires to All exchanges Weare Grain company old Colony bldg. Chicago Illinois members Chicago Pard of Trade Branch office 400 main Street Ames la both themes

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