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in Judge Expected toSetTime Definitely at Hearing Saturday EDWARDSVILLE, Oct 30 (Special)—Asking (Special)—Asking that formation of a commission government for the city of Wood River be submitted to the municipalities voters Nov. 17, a petition wa* filed in the county clerk'* office today. The filing was made by Joseph L. Conner*, Merle Manley, and F. M. Manning. Conners i* chairman of a citizens' citizens' committee authorized at a public man- meeting several month* ago to prepare and circulate circulate such a petition. Manley la secretary of the committee, committee, while Manning Is the city'* corporation counsellor. ..'<..., SO Percent Sign Official calling of the election was deferred until Manning could certify to the county court the exact number of voters cast in the ast previous municipal election. Manning Intends to have the data assembled and ready to certify certify to the court by Saturday. While the law requires that at east 10 percent of the city's voters voters petition for such an election, Chairman Conners of the petitlon- ng committee estimated that the document contained 20 percent The movement for an election on the question was instigated by a group of citizen*, who petitioned the Chamber of Commerce to call mass meetings for the public discussion discussion of' the proposal. Ask Election f\ jA$'$ V * Jt» "> On Comission AtWoodRivei Nov. 17 Prdpottci Date for Casting of Ballots More Data Needed

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 30 Oct 1936, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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