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South Canonsburg annexed
col 1 - jventeenth Year No. 5954. SIX PAGES CANONSBURG,...
jventeenth Year No. 5954. SIX PAGES CANONSBURG, PA., MONDAY, APRIL 17, 1911. 20N SOLVATION CARRIES IN BOTH CANONSBURGS Active Work Done by the Advocates and Opponents of the PropositionOld Borough Givers 25 Majority and the South Side 65 for Consolidation NEW CHARTER FOR THE UNITED 'TOWNl Facts About the United Town POPULATION First ward . . Second ward Third ward . 1910 1900 2,298 1,297 1,593 1,417 1,697 610 Total 5.58S 3,324 VOTE ON CONSOLIDATION For. Against. East Ward 93 SS West ward, 1st pet 18 36 West ward, 2nd pet... 90 52 South Canonsburg; .... 95 30 Totals 296 206 Majority for consolidation in Can-ansburg, 25. Majority in South Canonsburg, 65. Total majority, 90. Consolidation won at the special election Saturday, and the boroughs f Canonsburg and South Canonsburg .are to become a single municipality. The vote in the old borough was j ". learning of the .school board's ac w Th rcast ward cave onlv nvel'ion. changed their opinion and either afternoon both for and against the proposition. The issue remained in doubt until the result was announced at about 7:20. The counting was quickly completed by the Selection officers. Action of the South Canonsburg sciiool board last week in electing a school principal for three years and increasing his salary lent strength to the opposition, especially on the north side of the creek. The fact that this action was taken by the school board on the eve of the election was pronounced to be ill-advised by a number of voters, some of whom had been favorable to consolidation, but. who, SCHOOL BOARD First Ward William J. Holsing, A. Forsylhe, David G. Jones. Second Ward Samuel JVlunnell, Jr., H. T. Welty, J. C Rankin. Third Ward John B. Scott, S. A. Crozier, John Rose, Sr., J. S. Washa-baugh, David T. McNary, John E. Dixon. WARDS There will be three wards. The present East ward will become First ward; the West ward will the Second ward, and the South Side the Third ward. COUNCILMEN Until next winter the members council will be: First Ward W. A. Dickson, Charles G. Schade, Timothy O'Herron. Second Ward A. Sheldon, W. Richards, E. H. Beazell. Third Ward James E. Hardy, John M. Allison, William F. Boyle, William Adams, Thomas Louden, R. B. Cochran, Roy S. Averill, J. A. Fife. of a majority for consolidation, while i voted, against the union of the bor-vA'oat wrl ave 20. The -first io"Shs or remained away from the precinee of the West ward was the only election district that gave a majority against the proposition, 3G votes being cast against it and IS for . oiui and Third wards. What is now-the polls. Hereafter Canonsburg will be one borough, composed of the First, Sec- It. South Canonsburg gave a vote of more than three to one in favor of consolidation. A light voie was cast, only 502 ballots being polled in the two boroughs. Of this number 347 were polled in Canonsburg and 125 in South Canons- While the voting was especially light during the forenoon, there was Easter was generally observed in the churches of Canonsburg aud vicinity, and without exception large congregations were present. Music was a prominent feature in all the places of worship, and the sermons dealt wiih some theme of the Resurrection. The decorations were elab orate in many instances, flowers ami i plants being used in profusion. A new charter will be issued, and j as soon as this is received from Har- i Easter was fittingly observed at the risburg and recorded at Washington, j chartiers United Presbyterian church, consolidation will be a reality. Proba- j The ru)uit platform was beautiful bly a month will be required to se- J witn l!0tted plants and cut flowers, cure ttie charter and actuaJiy win East, ward will become the First ward.; the present West ward will become the Second ward, and South Canonsburg will be the Third ward. ! considerable work done during the j the two boroughs 1oget her. and the choir, under the efficient direction of Richard Rtinion, rendered for Saint Thomas's church. The choir has been newly vested and will from now sing in procession from the en- trance of church to the choir stalls. The director,Mr. F. S. Gray, de- serves great credit for the excellence of the music yesterday. The choir ai present consists of Mrs. F. W. Town- row, Mrs. W. J. Deakin, Mrs. F. b. Scott, Miss Deakin and Miss David- son, sopranos; Mrs. C. A. Thomas, Miss Sarah Stremmell, alto; L. y. Donaldson, Frank Gray, tenor; Har-: lis Cassady. Albert (Jrav. bass. V s. EASTER OBSHtVED IN II CHURCHES Large Congregations Listen to Elaborate Musical Programs and Sermons on the Resurrection Gray, organist and director. i a fine musical program, both morn -Tig "Hell and Mow to Get There," was-jsinn-tb Kfnrtiin enh-uw-t nTni.nn.o,i tv ha Rev. Mr. Alexander of Grove f!itv!wh

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