West York approves building of lockup

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West York approves building of lockup - LOCKUP FOR WEST YORK Will Be Erected at Rear...
LOCKUP FOR WEST YORK Will Be Erected at Rear Reliance En fine House, Council Decides It was definitely decided to erect a lockup in West York borough, at the rear of the Reliance Fire engine hous. West Market street, at a special meet, ing of the town council held last night. It required the vote of Monroe Berk-heimer. president tf the council, to decide the matter aa the vote cast by the four counctlmen in attendance resulted in a tie. Councilman Beckmyer led the opposition on the grounds that the mony required to build a lockup was badly needed for other improvements and that it was not necessary. When the president called for a vote. Councilmen ecBkmyer and Graff voted in the negative and Councilmen Horner and Wol-ford In the a-ffirmatlve. On a motion of Councilman Wolford, the president was authorized to appoint a committee to consider plans 'or the Immediate erection of the building and cells. . By the motion. President Berkhelmer was made chairman of ths committee. Councilmen Wolford and Hornr were appointed to serve on the committee. The committee held a meeting after the council sews Ion last night and Jo-ctded to secure informal Km from the borough attorney relative to the new lockup. It will be necessary to conform with certain elate laws. The building will be a substantial structure with two or four cells. Several additional notices will be sent to property owners In the borough to lay pavements, curbs and gutters. A scarcity of labor continues to delay improvements.

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  1. The York Daily,
  2. 19 Aug 1916, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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