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It Is One of the Most
Business and Office
In the State.
Will be More Than
Tories in .Height When Compietec!---A
Forerunner of iVIore' Blocks on East Side Main Street.
40x(tU rooms. These rooms would 1st.'
very Miitablo for elubs or lodges.
Am example of modern architecture
in otllce build nigs, correct in every
appointment which is conducive
oither to beauty or convenience, the
new Walsh block on Main street, be
tween Mill and Market, will, when
fully completed, be one of the largest
and best business blocks in Akron.
The building; is three stories high.
with 15-foot ceilings. 1 is foundation
and structural strengil
flcient firmnpfcs for an eight or ten- i appearance to an oriice building
story building. However, it was j Columnar pillars of granite, lnoutil
originally so designed by the .pro- j ed upon Amherst stone bases, are ar-
part of the third f-toiy. The rooms ura.'id. It's clear, sparkling spring
are 15x13, and in their rear are three ; water which flows from under the
retaining wall of the area-way. and
being tillered through irravel and
dancing floors or light manufactories, nndas it runs U the receiving pipes.
While viewing the building from is particularly pure. - The water has
the t-treet, tin- observer notes the i been analvzed bv .in-rt chemists,
chaste, modern n:yle of architecture j who proiioune" it a superb article.
on the front of the block. There :r
no superfluous ornaments yet all
ire of suf-j that are necessary to present afine
prietors of the enterprise Messrs.
Cornelius M. and John W. "Walsh of
Cuvahoga Fulls that when business
ranged along the front of the build
ing, and add an especial beauty to its
A Wcslhighoiiso electric, motor lo
cated in the basement forces t la
water in pipes all through the build
ing. On the roof of the block ! a
I.'iO barrel tank, to which water is
forced by the electric motor's op.-nii -ing
a large double acting pump.
An important feature about the
block for mercantile men is that its
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additional There is one feature about ti:i
warranted it, three
stories would b
building. This can be done without es the visitor with its modern and
added to the building which particularly impress-
iuterfering in the least with the
fcnant8. Messrs. .Walsh say they
will add the additional stories as
soon as satisfactory propositions are
Work was begun on the building a
little over n year ago. It will likely
bo completed by August 1. One
thing about the entire building Hint
particularly impresses the visitor is
the thorough manner in which tho
mechanical work has been done.
Careless worK is nowhere in evi
dence; instead, there is u unity of
strength and beauty in every feature
of workmanship about tho structure.
The building has been erected un
der the personal supervision of Mr.
CM. Walsh and Charles Henry &
The frontages of the block is 122
feet, while its depth proper Is 100
feet. An areaway of H5 feet is at
the rear of the block. On the street
floor aro six splendid storo rooms, in
size 20x100. There are seven suites
of otllce rooms in the front part of
second floor. Tho two corner rooms
are '20x20, and the o'thers aro 10x16.
Three lodge or club rooms,
two of which - aro 57i:-10 and
the other 44x40, are la the
rear part of the second floor. Kino
suites of offlce rooms are in tho front
well-planned construction that is
the natural and artificial methods by
which the building is lighted'. There
are over 125 windows in tho build
ing.. The glass of the front show
windows is heavy plate, and the
large windows are put in under :i
new and commendable modern sys
tem known as the Luxfor-prism.
The upper part of tho window frames
is filled with prismatic lights which
throw light rays along the steel ceil-; bo a fiuelv-eouituied electric. n:,s
lugs clear back to the rear of the jseuger elevator, that will be safe and
rooms." There is not :i dark room in . convenient in evorv iinrtienbir.
rear isarr.inged nve:: convenient h ro!
the receiving and handling of goods.
The street floor is level with the
alley, and bridg'ed aeror.s the area
way are platforms supported by
steel beams. There will be no. ac
cumulation of dirt or obstructionat
the front of the building, by reason
of the excellent facilities for hand
ling the goods at the rear. A large
electric freight elevator will carry
the goods to and from tho second and
Located in the front hall-wav will
the entire building. A largo sky
light of wire glass which, is burglar-
It would be almost an impossibil
ity for tho entire block to burn down
proof, water-proof and stone-prool, alone time, because il !; practically
divided into thre" :epEiraiebnildi!igs
by two 14-inch solid walls. Autc
matic fire doors give entrance froin
tlieccurtsol' the building, and should
lire break out these doors may be
closed automatically. A large btand
pipe, extending from the basement
totheh'iik on the roof, is centrally
located in tiie building, ;:nd each
Moor is well supplied with hose and
permits volumes of. light to enter the
building and penetrato to every
nook and corner.
There are three electric circuits in
tho building which give abundant
light at night, besides electric
lights, gas jets and burners are ar
ranged throughout the rooms, and
gas fittings provided either for heat
or light purposes.
Tho building will bo healed by
steam, which will be forced by a
large yi-horse power boiler, located
in tho basement, through a circuit of
pipes to every room in the block.
The supply of water in the build
ing as to quantity and quality is
Cart! ol Thanks.
We desire io express our sincere
thanks to the friends and neighbors
who so kindly assisted during tho ill
ness and death of our beloved son,
Henry; also for the beautiful floral
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Donahue.
ast Kstt'onici l.oval Knight.
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Whore 3'ou Avill always find the Largest and Finest Stock of Jewelry in Akron.
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Thev arc not to he excelled.
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We are now in our new location at SS3 South "2ig" S"S., 5
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ff- In our booth at the Elks Fair the display should be seen by ail. Don 't miss it . r
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119 SOUTH HIGH STREET
County Detective. ! ORlt; IS Ah RUJIK ('. J. Francis , ers of the Columbus Gotlee & Spiei
James Hurlison has been appoint : Linden, the original "rube" imper- ' company. "Kubo" and his '-pard"
ed countv detective to succeed Ed Collator and up-to-date street adver- make a clever pair.
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M'aS closed ncr 01 J.iyiuii, w., accoiiiiuniL'ii uv ,
J)unn. The contract
day. Ho will receive $30 per s partner. C. A. l'feitTerbcrger, are '
th for the work. attending tho Klks' fair as advertis- -
Dr. L. !:. Sisler left for Detroit
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The Summit Lumber Company was awarded the Couiract. We must Af El
have it damaged by the workmen. We cannot afford to give it away for nothing, but If yuu are in need 0 anything in the way of
Don't wait a day longer, it may be too late, nothing spared. Push ou. v-ryth;ng is the order. Cut down the Prices is the means to accomplish it sparing nothing and
respecting nothing. Sweeping through every department has gone the. terrific leveler uf wlues.- Oo?i-fc cuts no -fIg:Laro3 profit much loss.
i2fp.?s. Apjmii v;, wnuld ask those that can
please come in the morning, so as to avoid
the rush later in the day.
pedal Low Prices on Children's Suit