Bob Swinney 1907

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Bob Swinney 1907 - it - own-j own-j ac- lts,water mark. Puts In...
it - own-j own-j ac- lts,water mark. Puts In Bid On Santa Ana I Road Proiect Finds Onh IXUUU rrujCLl, l UlUS '-"" '-"" '-"" One Competitor Whose Figures Just Double His. "Bob" Swinney, the well-known well-known well-known contractor, played something of a joke on himself yesterday In a bid filed with the Board of Supervisors. Not that there was anything the matter matter with the bid it was the possibilities possibilities that developed after the bid was opened, for Swinney had only one competitor, and that competitor's figure figure mora than doubled Swinney's-offer. Swinney's-offer. Swinney's-offer. Such a wide divergence has perhaps never occurred in Competitive Competitive bidding here before. Swinney might have added $1000, or even $2000 to his hid and stood a chance of having it accepted. He might have added $3000 to it, and still been under under his rival, and that, too, on a contract that went for $3417. The bids were on that Santa Ana canyon road, which is to be built jointly by the county and the Edison company, the latter footing the cort of one-third one-third one-third of the work. Bids were called for yesterday, and Swinney bid $5417.50. The Highway Construction Construction company of Los Angeles bid $11,515. Swinney got the contract, his bid being accepted by the Board of Supervisors. The road is to be built through the Santa Ana narrows, narrows, and will be well above high- high- Ml 11 A Q 1 SW1NNEY I ! at

Clipped from The San Bernardino County Sun24 Dec 1907, TuePage 1

The San Bernardino County Sun (San Bernardino, California)24 Dec 1907, TuePage 1
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