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F Manning - I'KIDAY, JUNE 21, 192!) \ Wood River Water Plan...
I'KIDAY, JUNE 21, 192!) \ Wood River Water Plan T CllA_/l JL 1C111 Still Vague' Expected Opposition Bond Issue Election Uncertain i | Object to Contract Citizens Do Not Wish To Relinquish Control Of Pipes t' Opposition to the proposal for a municipal water plant nt Wood River River apparently had not crystallized today and "plans" for a City Council meeting to have been held last nlRht had not gotten beyond the formative stage. The City Council, last Monday, voted to instruct its ordinance committee committee to prepare nn ordinance call- Ing a special election at which the question of issuing bonds in a sum | not to exceed $80,000 for a water | plant will be submitted to the vot- \ In In at on crs: and Thursday reports were heard that a movement had been launched to place before the voters the alternative of voting for a contract contract with the Alton Water Co. Mcctlnr Plans Vague Members of the council had not heard of the proposed meeting and City Counsellor Manning had not given an opinion, as reported, which resulted in the meeting of the council council being called off. Mr. Manning had advised against including a "straw vote", but had been asked, he said today, for no opinion regarding the ballot that concerned a special meeting of the council. The ordinance committee will report, report, according to its instructions, at the July 1 meeting of the council. The ordinance will call the election

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 21 Jun 1929, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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