Widen Main Street - Open Ohio
City Will Improve Principal Streets
Widen Main Street
Ohio Street will Be Opened From County Road Through the Barnhiser Addition
Neogotiations habe been completed by the town board with property owners that South
Main street shall be widened thirt Feet from the end of the pavement to the cemetery road.
This action has been pending for some time but final action has just been finished.
This will make the south end road much better for traffice and will also make some more
property available for building purposes
|1923 - At the corner of Main street where the pavement ends, lot six of the M. E. and B. F. Garn
addition will be used to make a curve instead of the sharp and dangerous corner which now exists.
The condition of that corner has been deplorable for some time. Hardly a month goes by but
what someone narrowly espcapes having a terrible accident there.
Open Ohio Street.
In addition to the above improvements, Ohio Stree will be opened from the county road south
to the south end of Harnshider addition.
Ohio is the first street west of Mian Street. At present it ends on the street which the
Evangelical church is on.
With the opening of this street. there will be twenty-two lots made available for building purposes.
Ohio street will be conotinued over to Main street at the end of the Barnhiser addition.
The property owners affected by these various improvements are as follows: Walter G. Fishburn,
Ezra Hawkings and Edwin C. Hawk for the opening of Ohio Street; John A. Hawk, Charity Stahl, and
Betsey Mathewqa for the continuation of OHio Street over to Main Street; John Hawk and Edwin C.
Hawk for the widening of the Street to the cemetery.
1924 - Mar 5 - Brick has arrived and has been unloaded at the south end of Main Street where the city
plans to remodel the curve, making it wider and safer for the drivign public. This work will probably
bbe done within the next six weeks. -