Haberlein and Wilkinson Stage Crash - 1957
Deputy Sheriff Haberlein And Wilkinson Stage Clash Deputy Sheriff Paul Haberlein has attended each of the last - fiv e meetings of the Allegany County Board of Commis- sioners in an effort to obtain an explanation from Commis- City Receives $46^QQOFrom -.plant lyi VP^tlYIPllttt •*" * v^HiAC/lilo sioner Charles N. Wilkinson concerning a statement by the official pertaining to the "sheriff's office getting free meals and gas Commissioner Long Makes Report To Mayor And Council for their cars." Today the two men collided headon as Commissioner Wilkinson was present for today's session, after a vacation. Haberlein asked Wilkinson for the explanation concerning the "free gas." The commissioner told Haberlein that "I don't have it is needed has resulted in return to thu city of more than $46,000 during the past two fis- years, Finance Commissioner to explain anything to you Haberlein said he wanted an ex- T , , r, , - planation and chided Wilkinson Investment of bond issue money ^ not attending any John J. Long told the Mayor and Council today, "This interest income repre- sents almost three- cents on the for the five sessions of the board Wilkinson told Haberlein it was 'no business of yours" when he took a vacation. The deputy sheriff said it was the "business of the taxpayers" and Wilkinson agreed with that. city tax rate," he added. Haberlein then, told Wilkinson In the fiscal year 1955-56, in- that in the future "don't use my vestment of funds from bond is-jname in your quotes." The com- sue money brought a return of missioner told Haberlein not to "threaten." The deputy sheriff said "maybe next time it won't be a threat." The argument continued for with two approximately $25,284; and for 1 ]956-57 a return of approximately he added. "When municipal funds are ^"^ <nsume carefully and intelligently invest-,about five or 10 minutes ed, it is good business and pays personalities between the two dividends to the people of Cum-jn">en making up the bulk of the berland. Mr. Gibson (City Audi-''discussion."