F J Manning
East Alton Annexes Land Adjacent To New School , .. . walks and street guttering Niagara elementary school on the west side of town on Niagara street. The board instructed Francis Manning, village attorney, to pre- EAST Af/TON. — Members of ithe Village Board Tuesday night an ordinance annexing to ie village a piece of land adja- to the junior high school pon which the new Eastwood ementary school has been con- runted. The ordinance was approved as result of a petition filed by ipmbers of grade school district ", Board of Education requesting ie annexation. The ordinance annexes a piece f land with an approximate 200 not frontage and approximately 00 feet deep directly east of the inior high school property. In other business the board ap- roved an ordinance establishing local civil defense organization, 'he ordinance stipulates that the rganization shall consist of a trector and additional members o he selected by the director. The director, the Rev. Kenneth Marshall of Wood River, who was ppointed to the post last fall by Mayor Charles Vanpreter with he consent of the village board, vill have direct responsibility for he organization, administration, •aining and operation of the civil lefense organization. Functions of the local group, as in many other communities, ,vill be to perform such civil de- ense functions as shall be prescribed in and by the state civil defense plan and program prepared by the governor, and such orders, rules and regulations as may be promulgated by the gov-jl ernor and in addition shall perform such duties outside the corporate limits as may be requir-| ed." the ordinance states. Emory Walkington, a member)! of grade school district 13, was present and asked 1ne board toj consider the possibility of ap-| proving the construction of side- in 37 front of the newly constructed pare Ihe legal preparations for installing the sidewalks for the entire length of Niagara street from St. Loilis avenue to Smith street. The board agreed to contact C. H. Sheppard, village en> gineer, in regard to discussing the proposed project of the sidewalks and to also ask his opinion of the type street guttering to be constructed. A copy of a petition drafted by Manning was read to the board The petition will be sent to the Illinois Commerce Commission requesting them to enforce the repair of the Main street railroac crossing by the New York Central Railroad. Bills totaling $22,282.66 were allowed. sonic Ave., was membership er of tered craft the 11, first lie Rite. the 1917 LIVING PIECES- ALL CASH IF YOU HAVE IT!