- Wood River Waits For Assignment of Sewer Contract mprovements Board Sets Deadline for 5 Saturday WOOD RIVER, Dec. 8,—Assignment 8,—Assignment of the R. B. Higgins & Son Construction Co.'s contract to con- truct the $460,000 trunk an,d relief ewer waa expected to bS'-in the lands of city officials here by Saturday • evening, it was said by Corporation Counsellor Francis Manning today. Manning announced that the board of local Improvements, meeting meeting Thursday afternoon, had given officers of the company, among whom are included three officers of a Granite City bank, until 8 p. m. Saturday to have the assignment executed and in hand of officials here. Unless the contracting company meets the city's deadline, the improvement improvement board's motion provides for action to callect the »43,599 "good intentions" check filed with the original bid of the Higgins firm. Manning said he understood from officers of the contracting ftrnv-that the only Item which had kept them from turning the assignment over to the city officials today was the final approval of the firm's attorneys. attorneys.