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You Will Like Des Plaines - Sheet Music

You Will Like Des Plaines - Sheet Music

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Sheet Music for song "Des Plaines"
Lyrics by a member of Des Plaines State Building & Loan Association, adapted to a William J. Kirkpatrick Hymn by Savena Ahbe, 1924

Front and Back Covers feature rare 1920s photos of Des Plaines
Sheet Music for song "Des Plaines"
Lyrics by a member of Des Plaines State Building & Loan Association, adapted to a William J. Kirkpatrick Hymn by Savena Ahbe, 1924

Front and Back Covers feature rare 1920s photos of Des Plaines

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"You
Will Like
Des
Plaines"
BecauseBecauseBecause
Des Plaines
is a
flourishing town
of six
thousand
on the
WisconsinDivision
of the C. & N. W.
Railroad,
17
miles from
the
loop—3 milesfrom city limits.
An
ideal town
to
live
in.
"You
will like
Des
Plaines."Des Plaines
is
just
the
right distance from Chicago Northwestern station.
It is in the
beautiful
Des
Plaines valley, with over fifty trainsdaily.
It has an
efficient, harmonious
and
economical government
and
is
in
excellent financial condition.It
has an
enterprising business section
and an
exceptional
and
rapidlygrowing residential district, regulated
by a
zoning ordinance
in
operation
2
 1/2
years.There
are
twelve miles
of
paved streets.
The
township high school
is
located here, with gymnasium, swimming pool
and
athletic field. Thereare three grade schools,
two
parochial schools
and six
churches.
Fifty Reasons
Why "You
Will Like
Des
Plaines"
1—Population
6000
2—Homes
1200
3—Paved
Streets
12 miles.
4—Industries
10—but
not too
many. Annual
pay
roll
two
milliondollars.
5—Masonic
Temple
8200,000. Will house Blue Lodge, Chapter, Council,Eastern Star
and
White Shrine.
6—Modern
Theaters
One under construction, $175,000 building.
7—Public
Library
3000 volumes.
8—Porcelain
Reflectors
60%
reflectors used
in the
world made
in Des
Plaines.
9—Home
Owners
95%
of our
townspeople.
10—Roses
Two million grown year!y
at one
group
of
greenhouses.
11—Trains
Fifty-two
a day.
12—Distance
17 miles
to
loop.
3
miles
to
city limits.
13—Time
40 minutes
to the
loop.
30
minutes
to
terminal.
14—Florists
One million dollars invested.
15—Chrysanthemums
250,000 plants annually.
16—Camp Grounds
Where Methodists meet.
17—Mushrooms
250,000
lbs.
produced yearly
11/2
miles from town.
18—Truck Gardening
$100,000 products used
in
Chicago grown
in and
aroundDes Plaines.
19—Bus Service
Every
15
minutes
to
city trolley lines.
20—Freight Rates
Des Plaines
is in the
Chicago switching district, whichmeans Chicago freight rates.
21—Churches
Six nourishing.
22—Schools
3 public,
1
Lutheran
and 1
Catholic.
23—Forest Preserve
Featuring recreation dams
for
swimming.
21—High School
Maine Township, with gymnasium, swimming pooland athletic field.
23—Nursery
For forest preserve
at Dam No. 2.
26—Training School
St. Mary's
on Des
Plaines River road.
27—Postal Service
Free delivery.
28—Band
Des Plaines Military Eand.
29—Fire Protection
Efficiently organized company with modern autoequipment.
30—Banks
Resources $2,664,308.99
;
5778 depositors.
31—Golf
10 minute ride
to
Green view Public Golf Course.
32—Area
One mile square.
33—Poultry
1,750,000
eggs produced annually.
34—Department Stores
Quality best—prices just.
35—Building and Loan Association
Earnings over
6% net.
Borrowing rate
4%
by mu-
tual consent.
36—Material Yards
Five.
37—Professional Men
Sixteen.
38—Community Nurse
Maintained
by
local people.
39—Lions Club
Sixty Roarin' Peppy ONES.
40—Woman's Club
Membership
125.
41—Boy Scouts
Very active troop.
42—American Legion
"OUR BOYS."
43—Various Ledges
Woodmen, Royal Neighbors, Benevolent Society.
44—Roads
All five roads
to Des
Plaines
are
paved.
45—Power
Des Plaines houses
a
booster station
of the
PublicService Company
of
Northern Illinois.
46—Auto Sales
Representatives
of 14
leading makes
of
cars.
47—Service
Eight auto
gas and
service stations.
48—Chain Stores
Three.
49—Contractors
More than
a
dozen.
50—Worlds Largest
Porcelain
Enamel
Specialties
Plant
is at
Des
Plaines
A System
of
Sidewalks, Sewerage, Waterworks makes
our
town complete,
and we are
sure
""You Will Like Des Plaines""
A Newspaper
with
16,000 Week-ly Readers
Printcasts
all
the
NORTH
E
AST
W
EST
SOUTH
of
OUR
Community
 
Words Adaptedto Music bySavena Ahbe
it
DES PLAINES"
Music Original Hymn by Wm. J. Kirkpatrick
Words by a Memberof the Des PlainesState Bld'g andLoan Ass'n.
This song adopted officially by the Lions Club of Des Plaines, Illinois."You Will Like Des Plaines," Des Plaines slogan adopted 1919, suggested by Robert P. Risser.Hymn of Des Plaines Dedicated to William Wicke, mayor of Des Plaines 1915-1923.MCMXXIV
Up to
date
and fu - ll of Pep,
"You will like Des Plaines"
Grow - ing town, Grow - ing town, Nev - er can be beatThe streets are paved con di - tions best, Since I found Des Plaines.I'm hap - py now my fam - i - ly too, Glad we're in Des Plaines.Qual - i - ty best and pric - es just Mot - to of Des Plaines.I'll rec - o mmend won't you ac
cept
"You
will like
Des
Plaines"
1. I've searched all ov - er Far and wide Now I've found Des Plaines
2
I've wast - ed ma ny prec ious years Till I found Des Plaines
3.
size up cur banks and bus iness too Here in old Des Plaines4. My soul is bright My hea - rt is glad
"You
will
dike
i
Des
Plaines"

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