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rTHE.ROOETSISQrD HHCtrS, FHXDST, JtJEY 14, 1911.
FINE NEW HOME
1 OF THE PEOPLES
Banking House to Be Opened
T in Three Cities.
COMPLETE AND SUPERB
Kotbsag -spared to Insane Oomrwnr
; fenoe, Comfort sad Permanency
The remodeled - Peoples National
feank building at Eighteenth street
fcnd ' Second avenme, which will be
fhxown open to theypubllc tomorrow
imorning 1b undoubtedly the hand
komeet banking house In the . three
(bitten. During the time. that the bank
fiaarbeen occupying temporary ac
gpmmodations, the space formerly
Ssedbythe bank and by 'the M. &
L.etore;ln the . Peoples bank build
ing on Second avenue has been clear
fed, the; two stores thrown Into, one
fortheiuse of the bank proper: and
St gearings department. The first
tory has, as a matter of fact, been
Rebuilt from the around up tnr, bank-
without being gorgeous, dignified not
gaudy, la everywhere ahown and for
the attainment of these ends, Mr.
HellpenateH. whose exquisite taste
Is shown all the way through, U en
titled to high credit.
THE ; VA2UOT7S --DEF A-RT3EETT.
Along, the east, aide, of the main
counting room, are the apartments
of the cashier, assistant cashier,, tel
ler and collecter ' and exchange de
partments. The desks of Mr. Heilpen
stell and his assistants are bck of
a marble counter mounted with mar
ble columnB - separating the offlces;
then follow the other departments of
the commercial bank, the fronts
a bore the , marble counters being of
brass and . bronze.
Immediately off of the cashier's
office are retiring rooms for consul-
phere In the bank, while at the same
time contributing to the cooling
operations during the heated season.
Nothing has .bean neglected, noth
ing overlooked in the building of the
new home for the Peoples bank for
it Is a new home In every respect
that would contribute to the conven
ience of the public and comfort of
the working forces. While in keep
ing with its reputation and standing,
it has been tbe desire to make it as
attractive as possible, the intention j
has been at the same time to avoid i
what may savor of unbecoming dis-
play. While simple elegance pre-!
vails even to the most minute de-'
tail, there is an ever-pervading ap- j
pearance of the substantial and per- j
manent, of solidity and progress that j
catches tbe eye at first glance i
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tation or conferences, and adjoining and grows upon the visitor the more ,
these is a private room for men. On
the opposite side of the room are the
parlors and retiring rooms for ladies.
These are separated by partitions
of marble and Pullman finish mahog
any, hung with heavy
gold draperies. All the rooms are
beautifully furnished in keeping
with the material and design em
ployed throughout the building.
THE SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
Along the west side of the main
counting room are the various apart
ments of the savings department,
matching in all respects the appoint
ments in the commercial side of the
bulldine. Here in order are the tell-
he sees of the truly metropolitan sur
THE BANK OFFICERS.
The officers of the Peoples Nation-! i
; al bank, which will welcome its
green and ; fronds and natror acd th Diiblic
generally in its new home tomorrow
are as follows:
President Otto Pluber. ! 1
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ice iresicent ana Lasaier . arj j
Assistant Cashier G. O. Huck
staedt. Assistant Cashier W. B. Mclntyre.
Directors Otto Huber, Carl Hell
penstell. E.obert Warner, T. J Med-
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Vice President and Cashier.
W. U. M IN'TYRE.
G. O. irCCKSTAEDT,
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INTERIOR VIEW OP NEW PEOPLES NATIONAL BAITE AND SAVINGS DEPARTMENT.
lng purposes, the contract both as
jit applies to architecture and con
struction having been let to the Mos
sier Safe company. The work
:was superintended by George P.
, Stauduhar. local architect, under the
personal direction of Carl Hellpen
fstell, vice president and cashier of
the bank through w hose enterprise
and public spirit the improvement
OUTSIDE AND INSIDE.
The exterior is of rich ivory ter
:ra cotta, and the bank is entered
from a beautiful vestibule on Sec
.ond avenue. Going within, one is
Immediately impressed with the
'rich simplicity and elegance of the
appointments. Italian marble in
' wainscoting and counters surmount
er, bookkeeper and the trust depart
ment; and then on the north are the
immense safety deposit vaults, which
afford one of the most interesting
features of the new banking build
ing, from the practical standpoint;
These vaults are of the Mossier type, j
and the main one is protected by
a round Uoor of manganese steel weigh
ing 20 tons and yet so perfectly is j
it hung and so faultless the mechan
ism by which it is swung that it may
be moved by the U9 of the small
finger. This door is IS inches in
tU'ckness, and back of it is a six
inch air space with a half inch man
ganese steel lining and which in turn
has a half inch copper lining. In-
Ing beautiful verde antique marble j 6lde are the gId and silver
at base with Imported secondary stat
uary marble embellishing the col
umns and pillars: Pullman finish ma
hogany and art glass in all the wood
;work; solid mahogany furniture in
'every department; octagonal tile
i flooring in the banking room with
'.the floors back of the counters laid
iln half inch carpeting; wall decora
tions of tiffany finish, with ceilings
,tn old ivory illuminated by diffused
(light from invisible electrical lamps;
(solid bronzed light fixturt;,
i heavy green and gold monogram
draperies, all in rare harmony and
contributing to the appearance of a
', prosperous modern banking house.
this is the general description of
cnestB. The vault door is fitted out
with all the most approved appli
ances in 'time locks, etc., and insur
ing every safeguard against fire or
The safety deposit vault is pro
vided with 400 safety boxes, with
a retverve space for 1,4 00 more. This
vault is likewise provided with the
most modern appliances.
The custodians' booths, stationed
in the extreme north end of the
building, are beautifully arranged
and safeguarded for the convenience
aad protection of the tank's patrons
are likewise handsomely furnished.
THE DIRECTORS' ROOM.
The directors' room, which adjoins
what the Improement mean. The ! the commercial bank, is furnished in
(purpose to have everything elegant ' solid mahogany and art glass fix
tures. The furniture is of special de-
satisfying flavor in the
that tempts you to smoke them
one after another. An unusual
j combination of Havana filler
and Sumatra Wrapper i
' tft THREE SIZES
a M?ei itniiBB
sign, the chairs being of the leather
upholstered Vlenese pattern with
handsomely carved tables to match,
w hile the floor is covered with a Per
sian silk rug. The walls and ceiling
are beautifully decorated while from
the ceiling is suspended a heavy
tloctric chandelier of handsome de
sign. While under its general contract
the Mosler Safe company furnished
: the stationary fixtures, the general
! furniture, all of which is mahogany,
such as tables, desks.chalrs, etc., as
well as the rugs and other floor cov-
rings were supplied by McCabe &
company, who secured the contract
in competition with the largest met
ropolitan bouses in the country.
A feature which has been provided
for the comfort of the bank patrons
as well-as the employs is a system of
air shafts,, operated by suction fans,
which insure constant ventilation. To
accomplish this the fresh air is being
continually forced in through a- tun
nel with dimensions of four by
etgbC Inches, while a similar tunnel
of six -by eight inches is carrying out
theioul air. This arrargeccent insures
tejisfactif'2rlfIcAtion cf the aixoo-
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111, C. B. Marshall, Wifliam Roth,
G. O. Huckstaedt.
The list of bank employes In
cludes: Oscar O. Liitt, teller commercial de
partment. Harry E. Thompson, teller
savings department, Miss Wllhelmine
L. Drcssen, stenographer and draft
clerk, Herbert E. Ohl-reller, book
keeper, Miss Elizabeth Walton, cus
todian and stenographer, C. Hellpen
stell, Jr., messenger.
KAABA DRILL TEAM
WINS GRAND PRIZE
Davenportcrs Entered In Competition
at Annual Sleeting of Shriners
Are Best Among 15,000.
The drill team representing Kaaba
temple of Davenport Shriners, wpn
the grand prize at the national meeting
at Rochester which Just came to a
close. Patrols from representativs
chapters from all parts of the country
took part in the competitive drills and
some wonderfully fancy work was
done. The teams included nearly 15,
000 men. The prize won by the Kaaba
temple team was a valuable silver lov
ing cup. The next national meeting of
the Shriners is to be held at Los An
geles the coming year.
president of tbe National Educational
Mr. Pears was the "insurgent"
candidate. He was chorea by the
nominating committee by a vote of
27 to 20.
Mrs. Katherine D. Blake cf New
York was elected treasurer.
The other officers elected were:
First Vice President Mrs. Ella
Flagg Young, Chicago.
Second Vice President George JI.
Third Vice President C. F. Fhll
Fourth Vice President Mrs. Hel
en Marsh Vlxson, Colorado.
Fifth Vice President Dr. Samuel
Andrewf, Pennsylvania. i
Sixth Vice President H. II. "Wil-i
son. Oklahoma. i
Seventh Vice President P. P.;
Eghth Vice President E. D. Rcs
ler. Oregon. ;
Ninth Vice President V.'ooland C.'
Tenth Vic President Edward
Eleventh Vice President Vaughn
PEARSE IS HEAD OF N. E. A.
Milwaukoean Elected President to
Succeed Mrs. Ella Flagg Young.
San Francisco, July 14. Carroll
G. Pearse of Milwaukee was elected
Woman Is Fined.
Martha McChurch was fined $10 and
costs yesterday for disorderly conduct.
She was arrested bv Marshal Brlr?ti.
Teething children have more or less
diarrhoea, which can bo controlled by
giving Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. All that Id
necessary id to give the prescribe.!
dose after each operation of the boy
els more than natural and thru castor
oil to cleanse the syetom. It is safe
and sure. Sold by all druggists.
In Tuesday evening's Argus we told you that this
sale would be a CLEANUP. Wednesday and Thurs-
were hummers. Did you call?
Better come early tomorrow. We are going
to move (our clothing) and you might as well have
first choice as to be number fifty.
When we tell you our suits are bargains at
YOBJ CAN mimK ON IT.
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