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F Manning - 3, 1927 TIPTON STARTS SECOND TERM IN WOOD RIVER...
3, 1927 TIPTON STARTS SECOND TERM IN WOOD RIVER Mayor Reinaugurated, at Meeting of City Council and Announces His Appointments. NO INAUGURAL ADDRESS MADE Short Informal Talk Asks Harmony in Working for Progress and Growth of City. Shorter and fewer Inaugural addresses. That seems the goal of municipal executives In Alton and Its environs. \Vlieii Mayor Mutler ot Alton was inaugurated his address consumed just three minutes In the reading. It comprised a page nnd a half of typewritten matter, compared to tho vol- manuscripts of former When Mayor Tipton of Wood Hlver was inaugurated for his second term, Monday night, ho went Us brother executive one better. He had no Inaugural address, but «. few, snappy remarks followed his Induction into office, Mayor Tipton remarked that the last year had been a good one, nnd he hoped for a. successful coming year. He wild that ho hoped that everyone would' work In Stirmony nnd lie didn't see why they shouldn't. He closed his remnrkK with the. BUR- gestion that this harmony be tor the advancement of a greater city, which by tho way was the name of the ticket on. which he, ran. for reelection. The new city officials taking office. are Mayor Tipton, succeeding hlnv self; J. B. Foreman, city cleric, BUC- ceedlng himself; Fred Berry, city treasurer; William T. "Daddy" Marm, first ward alderman; Ben Robinson, second ward alderman,- succeeding himself; Kd. Counsll, third ward nld- ermnn, nntl Clyde Borcroan, fourth ward alderman, The. old council met in regular session and heard annual reports of. the Gray a. confession Printing 1 , city, .. report of D. A. Brown,' chairman of the finance committee •showed' n of $62,000 in the general Improvement fund, $3000 in the general fund nnd $36.19 in tho recreation fund. This fund was swelled to J11,- 000 last summer by n successful swimming pool season. Tho sum of $127. 76 In bills was allowed last night out of tho recreation fund. Among the recreation fund bills allowed was $10.75 for repair of windows In the recreation pavilion which were broken by the recent hall storm. Inaugural Remarks Made Mayor' Tlpt»n after his Inaugural remarks selected committees for the coming year, the first named being chairman. Tho committees are as follows: Streets and Alleys — Bildcrbeck, Sclmaufer, Robinson. I'libllc Buildings nnd Grounds — MnrrH, Counsil, Manley. Finance — Munlcy, Hartwlg, Bildcr- beck. Ordinance— Counsll, Marrs, Bllder- beck. Hartwlg, Bilderbeck, Edwardsvillo the seeking has allegation Lights—Boreman, Echnaufcr, BII derbeck. Fire and Water—Hoblnson, Manlcy, Boremnn. Health—Counsil. Schmiufer, Marrs. Police—Schnaufer, Ilnrhvig, Robinson. Bo.ird of T-.ocaI Improvements— Hurtwlg, Manlcy, Robinson. Mayor Tipton then announced his appointments lor tho coming year. After naming Gottlieb Stnhlbut chief ot police a vote was (alien In which Robinson, Jrnrlwlg, Sclmaufer, Boreman and Bllderbeck voted in up- Droval and Manlcy, Marrs and cnun- nil voted against the chief of police. Five votes carried and Stalilhut was declared appointed. Tho following appointments were confirmed unanimously: Georgo Jilethnian anil 1,. O. Thurston, police officers; F. J, Manning, c.lty attorney, Tom Hutchison, city engineer; Hoy Mc.Mullcn, elci-tricnl inspector; M. M. Doll, rlly superintendent; Carl Fox, lire chief, through recommendation of the fir<> department; Wesley Koennokor and (,'erakl Allen, city Orcmen; K. H. Ilartwlg, chemist; K. A. Coblnc, special policeman. uml O. A. Brown, retiring lU-sl ward rildermun, oil inspector. Merchants' \\ati-lmian Coblnc has been wcrvlng an HIT- chants' watchman, and he will l>e given the city work In addition to his regular .duties. He will have a police star with a wilary ot S»0 per month from the ully. lie will bo in plain clothes. The duties of the oil Inspector were outlined. Jt appears that all of the oil coming to the Wood Hlver industrial district should be Inspected, which has not been dono In the past. Drown promised to look rifit-r the work with unusual vigor, nnd he promised to nun that all oil cumins to the Wood Hlver dlHtrlct wu« In- spectcil hereafter. FCI>K ri-relvud l>y him am to bi> dlvldeil equally between the Inspector uml this city. A city janitor was not named as It \vus decided to leave that work to the polico nnd firemen and dlsjicnso with a janltur's services. by recounting 1:30. the Hannibal, member A letter was read from W. 15. White of "'il Madison avenue In which he made elulin for "--J from lhe city for iliimiiKi: to his unto when [in; run Into nn exposed M-u-er mj> ill Ninth nnd Acton nn Mnvli 1-i- He claimed liin i i-.inl; Kluft and fly wheel weie broki u by I e' pi ".iei'tillH Tlm uuu u' w.is ie-

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 03 May 1927, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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