Clipped From The Indianapolis News
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 1920. W. 0. ALLISON CO. BUYS FIRE ENGINE BUILD N Old Stutz Place to Be Occupied Within Two Weekt. PRICE IS NOT ANNOUNCED Having bought the buildings and real estate of the8tuts Fire Engine Company, situated north of Twenty - third near the Belt railroad and Burd - sal parkway, the W. D. Allison Company. Indianapolis manufacturers of physicians' furniture and supplies, will take possession of the plant within two wcw ana win equip the buildings with modern woodworking machinery for immediate production. Sale of the property of the Allison concern was negotiated lata Thursday by Ray B. Trent, Indianapolis real estate broker, who represented the Alli - on Company, and Edward O. Sour - bler, owner of the 8tuts property, who had acquired control of the fire engine company's property at a receivership salt; Growth la Steady. Steady growth of business of the Allison Company, which maintains sn agency In Rome and Is planning to open branches In Paris and London, was given as the reason for the purchase; of the new plant. The Allison Company was established In Indiana - polls forty - five rears ago by W. D. Allison, who died last November, and for the laat thirty years has been sltusted st 905 - 007 Ttorth Alabama street The Stuts property Includes nearly l acres of ground, with two large one - story structures and three small buildings. The two large buildings have approximately 40,000 square feet of floor space. The building near the railroad is L - shaped and has about 11.000 square feet of floor space. The other large building la on the west and has approximately 29.000 square feet. A boiler plant adjoins the L - ahaped building on the north, and this structure will be rased to make way for a new heating plant. Garaga, Fatten. She p. Two smaller buildings art situated between the two main structures, and include a concrete garage and oil - house, and a pattern shop of frame structure. The consideration for the sale was not made public Officers of the Allison Company are Mrs. M. M. Allison, president; W. R. Enochs, vice - president: Mrs. F. Allison Preston, secretary and treasurer, and 11 Lilly, vice - president of 11 Lilly St Co., and 8. O. Dungan. president of the Polk Sanitary Milk Company, members of the board of directors.