WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1957 Police Request Separate Of f ices at East Alton EAST ALTON - A letter signed by all. members of the police department requesting that their department be separated from' the police magistrates office, was read at the village board meeting Tuesday night. The letter stated that having the two offices in such close proximity causes confusion and is an invasion of the citizens privacy In many cases. The offices are now together In one room with the police department at one end and the police magistrates office at .the other. The" matter was turned over to the special police and lire committee of the village board who will in turn contact the fjre and police commission for discussion of the Issue. The board was advised by correspondence of the resignation of Donald Miller from the East Alton Library Board effective Sept. 1. Miller has been transferred to Houston, Texas. Francis Manning, village attorney, presented a report to the board members regarding employment practices of members ot thejKemper police and fire departments. Manning had been requested nt the last board meeting to secure the legal status of the fire and police commission and the village board in regard to hiring and djs- ciplinnry action- of police officer! , A motion was approved that the auxiliary fire department be given $200 .from the two per cent fire a^ fund for expense purposes. A motion was approved to give Jim Davies Painting Firm an additional contract to paint the washroom and stairway to the, council chambers. Davies has previously been awarded the contract to paint the chambers. Total bills of $8,353.43 were allowed. Eight ships are used by the U. S. naval task force to carry supplies through the icy regions . roati Mrs, 'Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. chairman; Mrs. tion; Mrs. Mrs. Bethel of Hudson Bay to bring supplies pa to the U. S. Air Force radar sitcs'ed on the Distant Early Warning Mrs David line.