F Manning

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F Manning - samples of Its water to the Slate Department of...
samples of Its water to the Slate Department of Health for a test of its purity. Cliolrman Paul albb.i of the ordinance committee reported, .when called upon to read the ordinance, Ihnt he had not yet secured It through the mnllo from the City Attorney, - Francis Manning, and risked whether It could not be passed without the presence of the copy, so Umt the health officer could be appointed diirlnt; the coming week. ^To Re-lay Pipe The city of Wood River approached' sghirwhat nearer thn nolutlon of the ' sanitary water problem at thn meeting, luiv.evcr, when it decided to rc- Ir-y. with ctist. Iran pipe, the water main running up the alley-way between larmi ami Adon tivcnucs, rml connecting Wood River with V/hltelnw. Under n former nrimlnbtratlon the main WIIB Inld with sloel pipe. 'fills, It IK reported, hns beromo corroded nnrt covered with other matti:r \vhlrh It was staled dmlrifr the meetInj: mlRht resull In some ot the odor nnd tmte, nr, well as the unsanitary condition In the water. The Council voted to take the necessary amount from the fund created from water receipts for the purpose of re-laying this main with east Iron pipe. The water committee was Instructed to advertise for bldu, specifying 350 feet of nix-inch class B cast, iron pipe. Drlny LleliUnif Drby In signing of the contract wilh the Illinois Power it LlRht Co. for the lighting ot Wood River streets resulted when both City Attorney Manning and the remainder ol the Council requested more tlms to consider the conditions of the contract. Manning ulso stated n belief that ncccptonce of the contract would be inconsistent with the present project of obtaining lower lighting rates In Roxana, Wood niver. and East Alton, for the realisation of which Wood nivor hus leagued with these Coun-y to lie Is ; | on

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 Nov 1929, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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