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Council Bluffs Changing Scene: Looking east along Broadway from Fourth Street in 1900, the only traffic was two street cards and few horse-drawn buggies. At that time The Nonpareil occupied the building now known as the IOOF Temple. The postal…

Today...the site at 106 E. Broadway is occupied by the F.J. Krumenacher Grocery store. The old frame building has been replaced with a brick structure. The street has been paced [sic] and the automobile has replaced the horse. The building at the…

Council Bluffs Changing Scene: Some 80 years ago this picture was snapped of the Robert Budatz Meat Market on East Broadway. the man at left was called "Cyclone." Budatz, the owner, is at the far right. Note how the meat was displayed outside. …

Today: Oakland Avenue, bordered with nice shade trees and well-kept homes, is still one of the city's finest residential districts. Where horses used to trot their buggies along the wide brick street, automobiles now zip along the smooth concrete…

Fruitful Family Tree . . . . is displayed by Mrs. Earl Hodges, Magnolia. It contains more than 500 names on its limbs and twigs, the result of 20 years work by Earl and Abbie Hodges.
Earl A. Hodges . . . planted the seed.
Earl W. Hodges . . .…

A Railroad Man Since 1936 . . . Mayor Ben Hoden looks forward to this year as leader of the City Council. He plans to continue many of the projects started in 1970.

New Mayor And Family . . . gathered at the Hoden home prior to the City Council's organization meeting Saturday. From left are Mrs. Charles (Patricia) Ferry, Mrs. Hoden, David Edward, 901 N. 35th St., Cheryle holding a photo of Ben Jr., now in…

Taking The Oath Of Office . . . from City Clerk Elmer Westphal Saturday is Mayor Ben Hoden who was elected by other city councilmen to the one-year post. Past Mayor John Pogge was elected mayor pro tem.

City Clerk Elmer Westphal . . . administers the oath of office to Ben Hoden, new city councilman.

Railroading Veteran . . . Ben Hoden will take a City Council seat Jan. 1.
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