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: PROVIDES 336.000 000
Supplier $144,000 For Manistee
Harbor, and $200,000 For
St. Mary’s River
SENATE ADDS $8,000,000
Measure Passed By House Car
ried $28,000,000 For Exten
sive Betterments
WASHINGTON, May 2—Elghl mil
lions more for waterway lmprove
maats ware added by the senate com
mittee to the $28,000,000 carrien In
the rivers and harborsblll as it passed
the house according to k statement
made public today.
The lnci eases go to various pro
tects. For the Mississippi river, the
house appropriated $3,500,000. The
senate added $2,500,000 to this sum.
The house provided $1,000,000 tor the
Delaware river; the senate tacked on
ssoo,ooo additional.
The more important Increases, or
nsw appropriations included in the
ssnate bill are:
Absecon Inlet, New Jersey, $165,009;
Allegheny river, $300,000; Gulfport,
Miss., harbor, $100,000; Manistee Har
bor, Mich., $144,000; St. Mary's river,
Mich., $200,000; Chicago harbor, $350,-
000; Ohio river, near Cairo, Ills . $250,-
000; Missouri river, Nebraska, oppo
site Sioux City, lowa, st>o,ouo and
Bioux City to F9rt Benton, $75,000;
California: Los Angeles harbor, $327.-
250; Oakland harbor, $30,000 and
Stockton harbor, $11,000; Oregon:
• Nahalern bar and harbor, $10<»,u00;
Oregon Slough, Columbia river, tiocal
Interests to contribute an equal
amount), $50,000; Oregon and Wash
ington: Columbia and Lower William
ette rivers, $25,000: Columbia river
between Celilo Falls and The Dalles
rapids, $200,000 and the Columbia
river above Celilo Falls, $20,00u;
Alaska: For dikes at Valdez. $55,000;
mouth of Yukon River, $130,000; res
ervoirs at headwaters of Allegueny,
Monongahela and Ohio rivers, $5,U00.
For the construction of a building at
the engineers’ school for use of corps
of engineers, $100,000; to enable Chief
of Engineers to report to congress as
to what advantages, if any, would
accrue by the aroption of the con
tinuing contract system, SIOO,OOO.
A total of $273,000 was sliced off
house apropriations for various pro
jects, including Youghlogheny river,
Pennslyvania, $75,000; Trinity river,
Texas. SBO,OOO.
The annual meetings of the Michi
gan Central railroad three of its
subsidiary companies were held in the
Michigan Central offices. Thursday
morning, and officers and directors
■were all re-elected. The meetings
■were of a purely formal nature and
the election of directors was the only
business transacted. The companies
which held meetings in addition to
the Michigan Central Railroad Cos.,
were the Detroit River Tunnel Cos.,
the Detroit & Bay City Railroad Co-,
and the Bay City & Saginaw Railroad
It was announced in the meeting of
the Michigan Central that the road
would guarantee the new refunding
mortgage on the Canada Southern
railroad which is a subsidiary of lije
Michigan Central. The mortgage will
be for $40,000,000 and $20,000,000 will
be required to refund the first
mortgage for $14,000,000. which falls
due Jan. 1, 1913, and the second
mortgage for $6,000,000, which ma-
Your Grocer has
o . j ‘; • ,
a New Food
Something out of the ordinary.
Post Tavern Special
is anew food made from selected parts of wheat,
corn and rice. It was first served at the celebrated
Post Tavern, in Battle Creek, a hotel noted for its
good table.
This hotel dish is now supplied for home use.
To be cooked like an old-fashioned porridge and
served hot with cream and sugar.
■ . f Sold by grocers, 15c the package.
Deliciously creamy and rich for
Tomorrow’s Breakfast
Pottum Ortal Company, Limited. Rattle Creek. Michigan.
tures March 1, 1913. An additional
$2,500,000 will he Issued to provide for
improvements on the road The re
mainder will be kept in the treasury
until required. The mortgage runt
for 50 years.
Discover No Assessment Has
Been Levied Against 1,800
Houses in Gogebic
CRYSTAL FALLS. Mich., May 2.
The special ageuts of the statu tax
commission who are investigating the
assessment rolls in various counties
of the upper peninsula are said to
be making surprising discoveries It
is reported that iu Gogebic county
alone, I>oo houses have been found
on which no assessment has ever
been made. It is recalled in this con
nection that an Independent investi
gation made In Marquette by the com
mou council of that eiy recently de
veloped the fact that u considerable
number of residences erected the past
few years had not been taxed, having
been overlooked by the various as
Aside from the men who are look
ing into the rolls, the tax commis
sion has in the field a large force
of agents who are estimating the
value of standing timber, it is a well
known fact that most forest lauds ar*»
assessed at much less than their ac
tual value and it is expected that the
result of the work, now In progress,
will be an increase in assessed valu
ation. aggregating a very large sum.
Just as was the case last year, when
in consequence of an expert appraisal
the assessment of the iron mines was
boosted many million dollars.
The timber holdings In the penin
sula are still so extensive and the
tax commission’s men are doing their
work so thoroughly that It is not ex
pected the task under way will be
completed for two or three years yet.
If even then.
An Interesting case involving the
payment of taxes by a bankrupt was
decided before Referee Joslyn recent
ly. and appeal was taken, Thursday,
to Judge Angell, by the trustee.
The Nutional Wood Imprint Cos.,
which went into bankruptcy last De
cember. was assessed on its own
declaration for personal property
amounting to $18,500, but the trustee
found upon examination that the
property was actually worth about
$3,000 at the time this statement was
made. Referee Joslyn ordered the
taxes on the assessed valuation,
amounting to $337.54 for city taxes,
and $70.00 for state and county taxes
and accrued Interest in addition, to
be paid by the trustee on the ground
that the city should not suffer injury
for the falsity of the statement which
was made by the baukrupt company.
The trustee appealed on behalf of the
creditors, claiming that the creditors
arc injured by the payment of taxes
on the excessive valuation of the
property of the bankrupt. The total
liabilities of the company amounted
to about $12,000.
(.rti STftO For Tw« Flagrr*.
• Fred Koehler was awarded a verdict
for 1750 Thursday morning in his suit
against Daniel M. Abey and Edwin V
Palmer, who do business as the Detroit
Wood Pulley Cos, which was heard In
Judge Codd's court. The plaintiff lost
two fingers In a Jointing machine,
which he alleged was not properly pro
SvrltchmNn'a Foot Crushed.
J. A. Taffey, a switchman employed
In the Delray yards of the Michigan
Central railroad, was run down by a
switch engine. Thursday, and was
taken to the Detroit sanitarium with
his left foot badly crushed Taffey is
41 years old, and lives at No. 3#9 Dra
I Motor Boat and Yacht Races
Around Belle Isle To Be
After a series of more than 40 meet
ings at which a tremendous lot of con
structive work has been done, tho
Water Spoits Committee of Cadillaqua
with its various sub-comualtiees, is
ready to report.
The principal motor boat and yacht
clubs of Buffalo. Cleveland. Toledo.
Bay City, Monroe Piers. Sandusky,
Saginaw, Mt. Clemens, Algouac. Erlo
and Toronto have officially notified
George W. Graves, chairman of the
Water Sports Committee that they
would he represented in Detroit waters
througnout Cadillaqua week.
Communications have been received
from the owners of fast motor boats In
Florida, New York and Boston, Chi
cago. St. Louis, and all of the big lake
tewns to the efTect that they would
enter the motor boat speed contest.
These contests will be held aroun 1
Belle Isle over a 10-mile course and
the rules under which they will raco
will be arranged by Mr. F. R Still,
who is an international authority on
motor boat racing rules. Sailing
ruces will be held in l.ake St. Clair
rnder the auspioes of the Inter Lake
Yachting association, if the -sailing
rule* committee agrees.
Charles W. Kotcher, whose yacht
“Willanna” Is in Norfolk. Virginia. Is
about to leave for the east where he
will visit many of the yacht clubs and
motor boat clubs along the Atlantic
seaboard. To them he will extend n
cordial invitation to come to Detroit
in July, and to enter their sailing and
motor craft in the races.
State Politic*
Over In Muskegon county. Mayor
Rietdyk, who is a strong Woodrow
Wilson supporter, has thrown down
the gauntlet to the Wilson opponents
by declaring that an instructed dele
gation means an expression of the
will of the people while an uninstruct
ed delegation means the domination
of a party by a few.” Justice Ooster
baau and City Assessor Robinson, of
Muskegon, who are opposing instruc
tions. are said to favor Champ Clark.
‘ If the Clark or Underwood or Har
mon admirers in Muskegon are of the
opinion that the men they advocate
are stronger than Wilson.” said Mayor
Rietdyk. "let them come out in the
open and have an honest test In the
The Muskegon county caucuses will
be held May 6 and the convention two
days later.
Kalamazoo Democraitc leaders are
said to have had a “harmony” meet
ing lust Sunday that narrowly escap
ed becoming a fist fight. Former
Mayor Samuel Folz, a Woodrow Wil
son man, is reported to have bitterly
assailed F. F. Rowe, publisher of the
Kalamazoo Gazette. It was at the
! Sunday meeting. It is understood, that
the Clurk-Harmon faction arranged to
get the date of the county convention
changed from May 4 to May 11.
though the county committee had de
clared in a circular that the county
convention ought to be held at leas*
a week before the state convention
at Bay City, May 15.
Danu H. Hinkley. of Brutus. Em
mett Cos., is sure to he speaker pro
tern of the next house of representa
tives, If he wants the Job. according
to the Calumet News. The News
characterizes Hinkley as one of the
most popular representatives In the
house and a progressive at every
turn. He Is the owner of a broom
factory and la well-to-do and very
generous The News tells of a time
I •uiiHiri Kindly mliltr rnr throng It your ruluum na l« the atantUMg and
future of the Interuatloaal \ wflag Ha chine l it. of Flgla. Illluola. N|ork la
|*o” »nle at Silt per ahnre aad oae ftrraoa la aol allotted to huj more Ihna
•’*** *h* f r». Would > tin t-oaalder thla a aafe litt rat mens f I hate «»aly S4»MI in
latraf Nad I do not ttaat to get la ttroag. V HHXIAKK.
\ THE present basis I do not think it would be advisable to put
your money Into the International Voting Mat Itilie Cos. There is
M little security offered for your money and the company has not
advanced far enough to trntke It a proper Investment for the
small investor. The manufacture of voting machines is a business that can*
! n °t he built up out of nothing. It requires capital-and time and so far
,the international organization has uot gone about it to get its capital in
| the best way. I understand, however, that there may be some change in
( the plan of organization which would make it a better proposition,
j Generally speaking, a proposition which Is simply in its development
stages and depends for its capital upon what it can raise from small in
visitors, is not the proper place for the ordinary man's money, it insy
prove highly profitable to the capitalist who takes control and is able to
swing it through to success. The small investor should have more safety
for his principal, because he cannot afford to take the chances with his
money that the large capitalist can.
1 suggest, therefore, that it would be wiser to put your money into some
seasoned dividend-paying stock and let the International Voting Machine
Vo. get Its capital from sources that can better afford to take the risks
incident to the development of such a business. If the promoteis of the
company are not willing to get their capital on those terms, It looks very
much as if they wanted to get more for their share than the experienced
Investor will give them.
An investment iu the International proposition could by no stretch of
Imagination be called anything but a speculation. It is uot a safe (vest
I w hen. at the last regular sesslou,
! Hinkley observed a collection being
tal-en up for a man who had had a
turn of bad luck and waß down and
lout Hinkley. unsolicited, sought out
the men who were making the col
lection and asked to be allowed to
make a contribution.
"How much are you giving?” he
“Anything from a quarter np.” he
was informed.
“Well, take that; 1 earned It easy,”
replied Hinkley. and forthwith In
dorsed his legislative pay check for
SSO and handed it over for the good
of the cause.
It Is reported at Lansing, that John
K Owens, of Benton Harbor. Is to be
appointed state oil inspector In place
of Frank Neal of North Ville. The sal
ary of the oil lnnspector is $1,500 a
year and he has the anpoiutraent of
25 deputy inspectors.
“Democrats generally arc jubilant
an<j declare that the personal fight be
tween the two Republican candidates
can have no other result than the
election of a Democrat regardless of
the man choseu at the Republican
convention. Among this class Wood
row Wilson seems to be the favorite
with Champ Clark a dose second." —
Ivanslng State Journal.
It is said that more money is being
expended in promoting the political
interests of Taft and Roosevelt than
has ever been spent In a similar cam
paign in the history of the United
States. There is much inteiest mani
fested as to the mystery of the source
trom which such large sums of money
came. The American people are en
titled to know who Is putting up the
money for this expense, but they don’t
Know at present and it is a 1 matter of
speculation if they will ever know.—
Bay City Tribune.
Representative James Henry, of
Battle Creek will probably shy his
castor into the senatorial race In the
ninth district, comprising Branch aud
Calhoun counties The present sen
ator. A. C. Kingman, la a candidate
for the Republican nomination for
state treasurer. Other candidates for
the Republican nomination to succeed
Senator Kingman are Representative
Henry Straight, of Coldwater. and At
torney Joseph Coward, of Bronson
Both live in Branch county.
While we do not undet stand the
significance of the Massachusetts pri
mary, It is probably putting it too
BtrongK to say that It is going to
make the nomination. It may demon
strate Taft’s Impossibility as a candi
date for November, or it may be such
a blow to the colonel's preßiige as to
(render his nomination improbable, but
jour own opinion is that the fight will
go on to the end and that the actual
: elimination will not take place this
side of Chicago.—Saginaw News.
Wm. Malloy, of Grand Rapids, has
announced he will be a candidate for
senator from the Seventeenth sena
torial dlstiict on the Democratic
ticket. Thomas H. McXaughton, who
has served well in the house for the
last two sessions, is the Republican
Unost prominent Grangers in Michi
gan, being a member of the executive
I committee of the Grange.
Mayor Oaynor Hays that there is no
insistent popular demand for him for
(president. The candidates for whom
ithe “insistent popular demand - ' arise**
,are generally beaten.—Calumet News.
An Efiuai Franchise club, the first
'that has been organized in the Cpper
I Peninsula, has been formed at Me
'nominee. The members plan to take
jan active part in the campaign for
the adoption of the universal suffrage
!amendment to the state constitution
that will be submitted in the fall
j election.
I Commenting on the Democratic
; presidential nomination the Port
j Union Times Herald says:
"Wilson is the “progressive" candi
date without question or qualification.
;Clark, while claiming progressive ten
dencies. is reputed to »ave the favor
lof the Democratic stand palters, nince
iGov Harmon has been practically re
tired from the race. W Ilium J. Hryan
is a doubtful ta< tor, who may exert
a pow*erful influence In the conven
tion before a nomination is made.
“In Michigan the contest is Wilson
| against the field, the opponents of the
I'New Jersey man seeking only to se-
I cute the election of uninstructed dele
gates. On the whole the Democratic
j presidential contest a: its present
stage Is even more doubtful than the
j result of the Republican nominating
■ campaign."
Two from
I William Wlltner and George Dealt*
Un. patient* In the Wayne county asy
-111 ii, lr. bllolae, escaped, Wednesday
afternoon, nnd arc at 111 at liberty. They
ai v regarded n< aotnewnat dangerous.
j The asylum authorities learned. Thura-
I I uny morning, that the two were on
I their way to Detroit, afoot Deaglan
I formerly ll\eU .it N'o Mull*tt-at.,
(..Mid Wlltnar at No. 43* Kloptlle-st.
I Detroit.
By Finance
BRINE 82,000,000 HERE
Figure Is Based On Membership
of 10,000 —Accommodations
For Visitors Will Be Ample
"What will Cadillaqua do sos me?"
is a question often asked the men who
are soliciting memberships in the
Cadillaqua association.
That Cadillaquu will bring many
thousands of dollars into Detroit the
Week of July L'2, is the belief of every
one of the prominent business men
who are working so earnestly in be
half of Detroit's big birthday party.
The Mardi Gras in Sow Orleans at
tracts annually 140,000 people, and it
is a matter of actual record that these
visitors leave in the Crescent city
each year approximately $3,000,000. »t
Detroit s Cadillaqua celebration brings
to the city only 100,000 people, it
means that the extra business done
!n the city during that week will ap
proximate $2,000,000.
And this $2,000,000 U what the
people of Detroit will get in return
for their $lO memberships," says H.
A. Jones, who has charge of the mem
bership campaign. "Tne Cadillaqua
association must have a miuimuni of
10,000 members. At $lO each, this is
SIOO,OOO. In other words, if the peo
ple of Detroit invest SIOO,OOO in
Cadillaqua, they will get a return of
approximately $2,000,000 in business.
"And any time that cveu $1,000,000
extra business conies to the city of
. Detroit in one week, every one of the
city's 500.000 population is sure to be
A housing committee composed of
10 of the most prominent real estate
men in Detroit has in charge the mat
ter of securing accommodations for
the visitors during Cadillaqua week.
All of the hotels in the city are pre
paring extra accommodations. In
addition to this, hundreds of private
householders have agreed to take
care of Cadillaqua visitors, the num
ber per house ranging from two to 20.
That such accommodations may be
of a quality to satisfy the class of
people who will attend Cadillaqua.
the housing committee has a special
investigating committee who look up
the houses offered as accommodation
for Cadillaqua visitors. It is a mat*
, ter of record that about 25 per cent
{of the accommodations offered have
: been rejected by tbe housing commlt
j tee.
I All which have been accepted have
I been investigated by the police, in
• addition to the investigation conduct
led by the Cadillaqua committee,
this way the committee has Insured
that only places of the highest class
will be offered Detroit's visitors as
| accommodation.
Barry county Democrats are taking
| more than usual Interest In tbe coun
ity convention which will be held In
Hastings on May 4. when IT delegates
will be selected to go to the state
convention In Bay City on May 15.
For some time Harry county Demo
crats were inclined to indorse the
presidential candidacy of Champ
Clark, but recently sentiment has
swung about In favor of Woodrow
Wiison, and It Is thought by some of
the leaders that the former president
of Princeton will receive the unani
mous support of the Barry county
Detroit. Mich. May 1, 1912.
Svaled proposal* will be received at
the office of the Department of Public
Work*. Detroit, Mich,, until Tuesday,
May 7, 1912, at Id o'clock u. rn stan
dard time, at which time and place
the/ will be opened, for furnishing in
acca rdance with the instructions to
bitblcrs to be had on application at this
office, and delivering freight prepaid
in th« < ity of Detroit, piled on streets
to be paced, etc, t rrosoted blocks o'
the test quality, sufficient to pavj
17.».«0ti square yards more or less, to
be delivered as follows: 15,000 square
yards during month of May. 1912, and
10.000 square yards per aeek thereaf
ter up to t >ct 1, 1012.
The successful bidder must have at
least twenty-live (2j" p > of the total
amount of the timber on hand at the
time the contract is signed.
Bidders will furnish samples of
blocks and of the oil to lie used, to
gether with sworn affidavits as to the
< onst Ituer.ts of the oil, as provided In
said Instructions
Karl* blddei must deposit with his
hid a certified cheek in the sum of
110.900, payable to the order of the De
partment of Public Works
\\ ineh turn will be forfeited to th**
department In ease the hidder fails to
enter into contract on acceptance of
tender, contracts subject to approval
of common council. The contractor
will be required to furnish with h's
contract ,in unproved surety company
bond to the City of Detroit in the full
estimated amount of contract pr'ce,
to guarantee fulfillment of contract.
Check* ami proposals t«> be placed
in separate envelopes.
No bid* will be accepted from any
I want YOl T to come in and let me tell YOU why I believe
that WESTERN MICHIGAN offers better inducements for
COMMERCIAL ORCHARDING than any other part of
this country.
I have boon Intimately associated with the development of Dip great
orchard section* of the North-west since that work was begun,
know what has made those orchard* such great money-makers.
I have spent the past year in the FRUIT BELT OF WESTERN
MICHIGAN and am convinced that . there is a district where
annual crops of fruit with a beauty and tlavor, second to none in the
United States.
1 feel confident there are hundreds of people in Detroit and vicinity,
who would like to own a fruit farm in Western Michigan, If they
could have someone who knows how, to plant and care for their
orchard until it came into hearing.
For this reason, I secured a contract for the purchase of a desirable
tract* of HARDWOOD LAND in Manistee County, especially well
situated and peculiarly adapted for fruit growing. I have induced
some prominent Detroit men to Join me In its development and sale
in small well-improved fruit farms.
I want you to come into the office and let me tell you what I know
of FRUIT In WESTERN MICHIGAN. Let me tell you what I know
about planting young trees and their care and cultivation. Let me
tell you what YOU will GET from your small investment in our lands.
Come in and talk the proposition over. I will only he here a few
days before going on to the land to take charge of the development
If you can’t come In during the daytime. 1 will be here from 7 o’clock
to 8 o'clock every evening.
Telephone Manager Bear Valley Farms Cos.,
Main 3714. 612 Ford Building, Detroit.
person or flriu whq is in arrears or de
fault to the City of Detroit
Tne Department of Public Woiks
exjrt-sslv reserves the right to reject
“%«<>“" “’"‘“""“V J HAAKEH.
Detroit, Mich., April 30, 1912.
Sealed proposals will be received al
the office ot the Department of Public
Work*, Detroit, Mich., until Monda).
May 6. 1912, at U' o'clock am., *lun
durd time, ut which time and pluce tnoy
will be opened, for furnishing an the
labor und material and paxing. etc., the
streets and alleys named below, within
tlie limits mentioned In the Uty or
Detroit, with tlie styles of pavement
With Cedar.
HKW It k AVEM'E t Pavla*).
From tlie south curb line of Kerche
val avenue to the south curb line of
Charlevoix stieet, 26 feet wide, with
cedar blocks on concrete foundation
and Berea. Medina or any other curb
stone that may be bid upon and or
From the north line of \\ abash R. R-.
north of Fort street, to tbe south curb
line of l erndale avenue. 26 feet wide,
with cedar blocks on concrete founda
tion and Berea. Medina or any other
curbstone that may be bid upon and
With Brick.
Note —The brick for paving the fol
lowing street and alleys will be fur
nished and delivered on or contiguous
to the work by the City of Detroit, free
of cost to the contractor.
From the northerly end of present
brick paving to the city line about 157
feet turth of north line of Allendale
I nvsnut. 50 feet wide, less double track,
with brick on concrete foundation and
Berea. Medina or any other curbstone
! that may be bid upon and ordered.
U.I.EV NO. 331 (Pavla*).
Alley first east of and parullel to
I Dubois street from the north curb of
Medbury avenue to the south curb of
Harpet avenue, 17 feet wide, with brick
i on concrete foundation.
ALLEY NO. 235 (Pavln*).
Alley first east of and parallel to
Rlopelle street from t’anfield avenue
southerly to the south line of east and
west alley, 20 feet wide (more or less)
with brick on concrete foundation.
ALLEY NO. 23« t Pax la*).
Alley In the block between east
Grand Boulevard. Horton und Wood-
Nvard axenues and John R street. 15
and 20 feet wide, with brick on concrete
ALLEY NO. 237 (Pavla*).
Alley between west Grand Boulevard
and Y ine wood avenue from the north line
of Porter street to tlie south curb of
Shady Lune, 20 feet wide, with brick on
concrete foundation.
ALLEY NO. 23* (Pavla*).
Alley between Elizabeth and Colum
bia streets from tbe east line of Brush
street to the west line or Beaublen
street 16 and 20 feet wide, with brick
on concrete foundation.
Following are the estimates In de
tail for the work to be done on the
above paylnv Jobs:
AixrixafOt Estimate*.
3168 cubic yards of excavation.
3303.52 lineal feet of curbstone (new)
4771.76 square yards cedar or) con
crete paving. \.
8s 37 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
City Estimates.
227 ruble yards of excavation.
132.49 lineal feet of new curbstone
352.03 square yards of cedar on con
crete paving.
3.64 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind crub.
158 lineul feet of retaining plank.
Assessment Estimates.
6739 cubic yards of excavation
7178.80 lineal feet of curbstone (new)
10369.37 square yards cedar on con
crete paving.
192.03 i able yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
City Estimates.
1096 cubic yards of excsvatlon.
56'.« lineal feet of new curbstone
60.24 lineal feet of new curbstone. In
(8-4 ft. H. Medina), circles furnished
by contractor.
12•>4.U3 square yards of cedar on con
crete paving
34.35 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
181.60 lineal feet of retaining stone,
old Medina curb may be used.
679 lineal feet of retaining plank.
Aaseysaieot Estimates.
2904 cubic yards of excavation.
1610.75 lineal feet of curbstone (new)
3008.04 square yards brick on 6 inches
con< rete paving.
182 31 square yards of brick on 1 Inch
concrete paving
45 89 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
1641. at the Junction of pavement
with car track th»* contractor will fill
\ old undef rail heads with moitar.
without charge.
City Estimates.
1860 cubic yards of excavation.
81 76 lineal feet of new curbstone
371 42 lineal feet of new curbstone,
In (5-20 ft R. 7-15 ft. K. 1-10 ft. R.
4.4 ft Medina), ctreles furnished by
contractor. _
1984.45 square yards ot brick on 6
inches concrete paving.
SO.S2 square yards of brick on 1-inch
concrete paving.
2- *0 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
399 12 lineal feet of retaining stone,
old MtJina curb may be used
5)8 lineal feet of rail to plaster (if
required) ut the Junction of pavement
with car track, the contractor will fill
void under rail heads with cement mor
tar, without extra charge.
AI.I.EV NO. 234 (Pavla*).
Assessmeat Estimate*.
21 "> cubic yards of excavation.
627 1 1 square vurds of brick on con
crete paving.
664 lineal feet of retaining plank 2
in. by 12 In.
City I-'.stilustea.
36 cubic yards of excavation.
12..>6 lineal feet of curbstone, In (2-4
ft. H.), circles furnished by city; set by
XI 95 square yards of brick on con
crete paving.
288 cubic yards of concrete under
and behlmf curb.
95 lineal feet of retaining stone, old
Medina limy be used.
AI.I.EV NO. 335 (Pavla*).
Assess niest Estimate*.
187 cubic yards of excavation.
487.67 square yards of brick on Con
crete paving.
313 lineal feet of retaining plank 2
In. by 12 in.
City Esflaistes.
7 cubic yurds of excavation.
16.59 xquare yards of brick on con
crete paving.
Ob.SB cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
38 lineal feet of retaining stone, old
Medina curb may be used.
ALI.KN .NO. 230 (Pavla*),
i Assessmeat Estimates.
27,;. "Cubic yards of excavation.
Bja.,s square yards of brick on coni
Crete paving.
951 llritul feet of retaining plank 2
In by 12
City estimates.
833 square yards of brick on con
crete paving.
oo 34 cubic yards of concrete under
and behind curb.
20 lineal feet of retaining stone, old
Medina curb may be used.
AM.EX NO. 237 (Pavla*).
Assessmeat Estimates.
44" cubic yards of excavation.
1046 66 square yards of brick on con
crete paving.
872 lineal feet of retaining plank. 2
In.xll in.
City Estimates.
7 cubic yurds of excavation.
17 78 square yards of brick on con
crete paving.
0.96 cubic yurds of concrete under
and behind curb.
36 lineul feet of retaining stone, old
[Medina curb may be used.
ALLEY NO. 338 (Pavla*).
Assessmeat Estimates.
379 cubic yards of excavation.
563.78 square yards of brick on con
crete paving
408 lineul feet of retaining plank, 2
In <l2 in.
Note —Bidders will submit proposals
for Portland cement concrete only.
1 The time to be set In the contracts
I for the completion of the above paving
Jobs shall be as follows:,.
'Bewick Avenue Sept. 15. 1912
j Lawndale Avenue Oct. 1, 1912
|Grand Slver Avenue Sept. 25, 1912
| Alley No. 234 Aug. 1. 1912 1
[ Alley No. 235 Aug. 1, 1912
Alley No. 236. Aug. 15, 1913
Alley No. 237 Aug. 16, 1912
Alley No. 238. Aug. 10. 1912
Said streets and alleys to be paved
according to the specifications for
brick, adopted .Tan. 16, 1912. and cedar,
adopted Feb. 20. 1912, to the estimates
of the City Engineer, as above, and
the charter und ordinances of the Clt> 1
of Detroit.
Bidders will state the price per cubic
yard for excavation, price per lineal
foot for curbing, price per square yard
for paving or concreting and price per
lineal foot for retaining plunk or
stone, etc-.
Bids will only* be received for the
entire of the work or material for an. #
it real oi sactlon o r it rent, as per
quantities stated In .the estimates, and
the bid will be accepted which Is the
lowest on aggregating the above de
tails, regardless of uny error of exten
sions or footings made by the bidders.
Kach bidder must deposit with hN
bid. enclosed In a separate envelope, a
certified bank check, payable to the
order of the Department of I‘ubli.
Works of the City of Detroit, as fol
Bewick Avenue 81,200
Lawndale Avenue 82.500
Grand River Avenue 81.60-
Alley No. 234 8 200
Alley No. 235 8 150
Alley No. 236 8 300
Alley No. 237 | 300
Alley No. 238 8 156
Which sum will he forfeited to th*-
City of Detroit In case the bidder fails
to enter Into contract, subject to con
firmation by the Common Council with
in five days after the acceptance of
hls tender by the Department of Public
The bidder whose tender Is accepted
will be required to furnish with hl«
cot.tiact an approved surety company
bond to the City of Detroit, In the full
amount of the contract price for th
work conditioned on the full and faith
ful perfotniunee of hla part of the con
tract. *
The contract shall he paid In bond*
for first paving, or the proceeds tnere
of. If su> h bonds are purchased by the
Sinking Fund Commissioners, accord
ing to law
No bids will he accepted from inv
person or firm who Is In arrears or de
fault to the City of Detroit.
Specifications in detail for the above
work may be had on application to the
secretary. f
The Department of Public Works ex
pressly reserves the right to reject any
or all proposals.
(4168) J. J HAARER
(822) Commissioner.

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