The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on June 28, 1914 · Page 22
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 22

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, June 28, 1914
Page 22
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T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Sunday Morning, June 28.19 1ST IIT ON And This Will Delay North Main Paving Job. MIGHT DO BETTER JOB Of Refilling Some Openings Made in Street. Tl in li itions a,rc that the new cii\ln« on North M n l n street from r Inn* In e»l are to t t WflhRah rail- In 1 I o\ crnlirM nor iot mart "111 while e » f"p \ITJ\ A M : uln f It n !"· 1I" ovrrerl t it t h e I i t n r U ' i\ nnd 1 lifht n r "\ « i l l ' ' U P t l n \ n* n h o i t t n R nit nt n eht itr. t Hint H f r o m th failure t i North I t r e . t nil« rtlwoven urne BB an niter nurp-lm- nml Biiot thtnKD i « i M l ' \ mpin m n r r time to ffet ·omefhtnK done W A I T Ffn M\TBJHtAl. Of poiirne m»ln ll^^ln(t will time to * complete 1 I »f re [ » * l n « worV cun t u f t It r - » « t *· n ? ·- **n t \ for the i| n m '« orilff n m ' n r t i ! for ttie ew mal" 1 *) K l t ^ ' f I" *" n o t n e t h l n ? Dint I rtvn 1 . in I i " "· Aloni? « l l h he t r i e r for n m l e r l n l ret nt e»n urgent »t» «! !· r nl It »l1 r n m i i m n M y ht, »l l h. rf "h» 'n lory h«»n t t r f h l n i r elee t h n * IK oro*rt1nK I I I M I . I P v w n i nmsr f tT»- *·· H f n M n TI n t t 1 K t THIS IS OF THE PRINCIPAL STREETS OF DEOATUR. North Main as It Is Today, T h e r e U not ~n ic-h In N o i t h M iln street now but excavations irliw! to Kte the dlgrirlnK all done at ones --Photo b j Rembrandt Studio Still no one is doing any kicking Everybody Is tieo tt will haie to be laid and this w i l l t n k « t f n davii or more possibly n« mui-h as three wfrfcs But this will n» Kot of th««ay Just as fast as f J nrllliv aiKlstfd aided encour- iDtfrt and a b f ' t f d b T M L. Harry can Kt t It don* They promise to do a f l m i record performance on this Job nf course eltlsens pcenordJly ha\e tr\ thn(/ t h e iilrpe' isorte hns been pretts grenerallv torn up for a week or more This is to get In water and ether service connections Appearances indicate this work will keep up a while larger but as we have to wait on the heating main work, final completion of the Job is not decayed by anything now doing M1OTIT BE BETTER DONE A question has been raised as to the way openings made in North Main street for these service pipes are be Ing refilled Some who have had ex- prlnc in such matters believe the refilling in some Instances Is not being done a» well as it should be 8. A- Tuttle, who has the contract to lay the psvement was asXed about this He remarked It would be a great deal better to you c*n flush the dirt that sett Into the** refilling* H pl«ntv of water Is used there la a batter chance to leave the places in such shape that they will not sink later WILL SHOW IN TIME Depressions may show UD later whe'e some of these fills are being made. Of course the- ground will all be thoroughly roiled- before concrete foundation for the new paving Is put down. But even with the best that can be done with rolling a spot may later do some sinking This will not show up at flrat after the pavement is »ald, but If there Is a depression at any place under a pavement you car be pretty sure that afte- a few year It will be Indicated at the surface " The Decatur Railway and Llgn people will be careful in filling th trench they must make to lay mains They will get In a job of refilling tha they can guarantee Select your wall decorations now. While away on your Summer vacation have your home redecorated and the old woodwork refinished, ao all will be fresh and new on your return in the Fall. Thus you. will escape the annoyance of having the house in disorder while living in it. 213 N. MAIN ST., DECATUR, ILL. \ lew of !h wonderful rerlnlmed lands !n cultivation. On the top of the levee is a fine road, and in the foreground Is the drainage and transportation canal connecting direct to New Orleans and other markete. RECLAIMING AN EMPIRE South of New Orleans there are FIVE MILLION acres of Rich, Marshy Land; MUCH of it clean, open Prairie, 0?er half a million acres are now reclaimed or under way, These are the Fairest and Richest Meadows on Earth, far excelling the Corn Belt and even the famous Delta of the Nile, Here Winter is like a May morning, instead of consuming all that Summer yields, Reclaimed lands in Holland 17 feet below sea level sell for $2,000 per acre, - , j T. i. These lands are well above the Gulf of Mexico, and with the fine, mild climate, are much to be preferred over any farm lands on Earth. Three Crops A Year You win do more farming on this land in ten years than in thirty y«nra in the north. Taking A motor boat in the canal shown in picture abore, voti can rf noh New Orleans in two honrs. With three crops a year, you can easily pay for from 20 to 40 ncren of this land ID THREE TEARS and live well in Tfae PRICE of this land. READY FOR THE PLOW, is $135 00 PER ACRE. The owners reclaimed it with their own money, so there are no drainage bonds to pay. You can pay part cash with usual terms on balance. Conditions as to health on these Delta lands are more favorable than in Illinois. \ The bracing Gulf Breeze banishes malaria. The rainfall (from 65 to 70 inches) is well distributed throughout the yeas. We can prove to you that this is the best opportunity in land in the world today. Funk Bros, of McLean County have sold large tracts of their corn belt land and now are reclaiming 8,000 acres of land near these tracts. The Lord Scully estate, owners of 30,000 acres in Logan County, are preparing to reclaim 20,000 acres near the land shown in the above picture. Get Ready To Go With Us July 7th. The Round Trip Will Cost You About $60 I Ior« te a chance to buy BLACK LAND in small tracts near the second seaport in this country. jfrBITEUB CALL ON US TELEPHONE US GET READY FOR THE NEXT TRIP JULY 7th YOURS FOR OPPORTUNITY THE SOUTHERN MEADOWS CO. P. B. Sullivan, Manager. 431 Citizens Bank Bldg., Decatur, HI. Bell Phone 1100.

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