Edward Madsen

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Edward Madsen - US 36 Association Demands Postwar Road...
US 36 Association Demands Postwar Road Improvements DelcgHtCK fiom the 1!\ eountie.s iicros» Kansas comprising US3(J Highway association met at Man- luito Tuesday with state highway nificinis and outlined a road program program for the postwar period. In.resolution passed by the Association Association it was declared this portant East-West tal road had been expense oT other <tnte of lesser licuhu'ly on ini_- trahscontinen'- neglected at the highways in the importance—pai- account of the con- ^traction and proposed construc- of four-lane highways, while other mportant statti and federal roitd.s remained neglected. _ —RosK-KcelingrstTric~highway engineer, engineer, R. R, Ireland, district engineer, engineer, Adrian Smith of AU'Pher- -ton, the new state' highway com? missioner, and two other highway •onimissioneiR from northern Kan-, ^as attended the meeting. Highway ()fficials explained to the road group that plans have 'icen approved for letting contrat-ts and starting work.on US;!<i as soon as lalior and materials couid lie se-' cured. .Specially, it was antiounc- e<l that US.II) fiom Belleville to Cuba had lieen aitproved for. a Ilea- vy liilumnious mat stirfare as soon •;is weather conditions iiermiitred. The CVnnmissioners- staled that ilLe_Jie-\\i_rauU.ng_ol^Ui;:{i»—tr <nV4- Belleville to Scandia, running .south of the Rock Island railroai: and joining the Republican river bridge at Scandia, iiad lieen,survey­ ed and approved for construction. meeting the first full week in October October of the commission in Topo- k«. Governor Schoeppel has staled staled that he will announce a full construction construction program for Kiinsas, The lelegates, who were enthusiastic- MllydemaMding prompt attention (fcTlTSJUi appeared to be satisfied 'vith the.- pro"rani announced by the highway officials. It was voted to retain the present present organization until new officers officers are el'ectcd next Spring. Pre- ;en1 officers are: President, ('arl Tubbs, Washington; secretary,. I,e^ wis H. Stafford, .Mankato; treasiir- erj^ A. .A. Gillisnie. St. Fiancis: vice-presidents; A. (). t)elaney, Troy; Dr. Paul Conrad, Hiawatha; A. .1. Wempe, Seneca; C. .F, I). Ko- L'ster, .Marysville; I. C. Rush, A'ashington; E. O. Adee, Belleville; R. B. Turner, -Mankato; I.lnyd 'mnmings. Smith Center; Marion H. Larson, Smith (:'enter; .lohn llannenkiatt, Norton; W. T. Wolfe. Oberlin; Kd Madsen. McDonald; McDonald; A. C. Ilancdck, .St. Kraii- eis. Officers of P-T. A. Receive Instruction "Buildiiitr a .J£iL«iliijjiii3;r_P.:-T.. \." was the theme of the I'iighlh ')istrict conference held Tuesday at ,he Belleville high school auditorium. auditorium. The conferencu, in the form of a School of Instruction for P.-T. This proiict will cost appmxinnae:!'^- I'''' "ttondcd Uy 51 ly iSI.-)0,(WO. Other projects which ha<l been suspended on account of the war will lie reinstated, it was aiinoune- e!\ by the officials. Following a persons. i Speakers included .Miss .\l,ay Hare of the State neparlmeni of : Health. W. T. Markham. fhiril vice-president of the state P.-T..A.

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  1. The Belleville Telescope,
  2. 20 Sep 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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