The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, Ohio), 22 May 1920, Page 6

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The Sandusky Star-Journal (Sandusky, Ohio), 22 May 1920, 
Page 6  - 'BE W Commissioner Says He Take Seat at Next...
'BE W Commissioner Says He Take Seat at Next Meeting. I get. Indications were Saturday that Captain Captain George F. Freitas will appear at the meeting «of the city commission Monday evening and attempt to take his seat, and that other commissioners commissioners will hold that he has forfeited his membership and will take stops to elect a successor. .. Captain Freitas returned Friday eves eves irom Buffalo where he has been i . · ::ome time in a n effort to adjust l-.-or troubles, as president of the Tug: men's Protective association. He sMtv'd Saturday that he still consid- ered himself a member of the city i-ommission and would take his seat at the regular meeting of the- body ilonday afternoon. "I have not resigned from the commission commission and if I am to be ousted member of that body, the ejection will be on the part of the other commissioners," commissioners," Freitas said. Other commissioners say it is not question of "ousting" Freitas. but thai he has forfeited his seat. Section 11 of the city charter reads: "Absence from five consecutive regular meetings shall operate to vacate the seat of a member unless the absence is excused l.y and entered upon the journal of city commission." A motion offered at the last meeting of the commission to excuse the absence absence of Freitas failed to receive a second and so the excuse was net granted. granted. Freitas said Saturday that he will ask the commisisoners to be fair and to explain why they did not honor telegram "he sent requesting to be excused, excused, as they did on a former occasion. occasion. Commissioners say '.hat they could not Continue grunting excuses as Freitas had' been absent from twelve out of twenty meetings. : : I i ! I 1 Mc, ' : ! | i ' ; | ^ |

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