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' Cutting eff the advertising nay reduce expenses, hat ao does cutting year wind-pipe reduce the coat of WSsJAA, fllAMlSCE AND LEADER WBATHE-R—Fair, eeWer ' tontojrrt. Wednesday fair, colder In wast portion. Barometer 29.05, indicating un- settled; temperature as, cloudy, atrong winds. . SisP VOUXXIXayO. 94. ALLIANC6. OHICK TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5,1916. ■— -*-»'■ is usmmttsS^tsmsem^mmmeSeemmSmmmm^emmmmmemmstamSSSmmemdmmmmmeeAms^ TWO CENTS. My i_s HIE ASKED FOR THE PQUGEMAN Mayor and Councilman Lower K-ecc-ttmended Increase for Officers LARGER FORCE IS URGENTLY NEEDED More .. Street Lights Also tmM Discussed at Meeting of Council •4p Some very important subjects came before the City Council. Monday evening, among them the question aa to the present high cost of coal, the seed of better atreet lighting, the expense liiBBiiail by the present aew- • jigs disposal plant, the delay In getting the new hospital IB service and various matters of lesser importance. Roll call found all the members present except H. T. Miller who had been called out ot the city by the death of a relative. On motion of Mr. Lower the reading of the minutes ] of the last meeting .was dispensed . with at this time. ■ SKs' A communication from employes Ot the city water works and filtration S_f aiant ariced -that the council consid- gXP'sr the question of increasing the wages and salaries ot these employes. Attention was called to the fact that K the duties and responsibilities were many, that they worked eight hours and during the seven days of the - Week, thst salaries were- lower than in other Cities and lower than in oth- . er lines of work. The communication which was signed by M. B. Carter, A A Holloway, John Rupp, C. A. Royland, L. A Snyder and J. A. Rook, was referred to the water committee. SM£ -f'iThe finance committee recommended a number of, bills for legal print- lag. **>v following , the introduction of a number of tirdlnances, they were referred to the proper,committees, reported upon and later in the evening passed under a suspension of the I rales. The measures so passed were 6 as follows: An ordinance to author- ' lie the flirnrfflB.gtf jpnlMJSj <ATThT- tb E enter into a contract with a sanitary engineer to prepare plans and apecl- *' ticationB tar changes at the city sew- " as* disposal plant; ordinance to authorize the director of public service _br 4o proceed with the enlargement and It Improvement of the sewage disposal ' plant in a sum sot exceeding $60.- 000; ordinance making supplementary appropriations for the expense of securing s consulting engineer to look after the proposed parks and playgrounds, the .expense not ta exceed 91,000; ordinance to authorise the City Hospital Commission to expend sa additional $15,000 for equipping and furnishing of the new lnsti- tatlon; resolution authorizing the is- suance ot. a certificate of llidsfeitd aess in the sum ot $1,000 for securing a social surveyor of parks and playgrounds; ordinance to authorise the Board of Park Commissioners to secure a soclsl surveyor. In the voting upon tha legislation relative to securing a social surveyor Mr. Grubb voted "ao." £___ To tha sewer committee was referred resolution No. 2224 to con- (Contlnued on Pag-i IS) -ffi2 VIOLENTLY III ID RESJAURAMT Clyde Keeler Believed to Have Been Ptomaine Poisoning Victim . Some excitement was created at the Chop Suey restaurant, on last Main street, about 4 o'clock Monday afternoon, when a young man named Clyde Keeler became violently 111 aad the supposition waa that he had taken poison of some kind before entering the place. • Chief ot Police Oswalt aad Officer _agleton wars called and tt required some effort to restrain the man. Mr. Keeler entered the place and ordered a bowl of rice and after he had swallowed a small portion of the food he became ill. When questioned, he is said to have stated thst he drank some wine before going to the chop suey place. It was the opinion of some of his friends that he might have been the victim ot as attempted poisoning. lap*7 After Dr. Morgan had beeB called and given medical attention, Mr. Keeler was conveyed In tbe city ambulance to the homeof relatives at No. S«B West Ely street, and his parents, Mr. and Mra. Charles Keeler, ot Randolph, notified. They arrived in the city during the early evening. . Tuesday morning lt was stated that Mr. Keeler was much improved and expected to go to hla home at Randolph. It was also said that later developments led. to the belief that his illness was das to ptomaine poisoning. The rumor thst the case was one of attempted suicide was emphatically denied. Mr, Keeler is employed as a fireman upon- the P. F. W. A C. railroad and is popular with the trainmen. MILITARY TA1INC IS; If FiTIS LOOMING International News Bervtea Washington, D. C, Dec. 5.—universal military training and service Will bo walla the basis of A strenuous struggle during tbe present session ot congress tt bods me apparent today. The fight fear universal training will bo led ia the house by Representative Kahn, of California, a Republican and In the senate by Senator Chamberlain, chairman of the senate military affairs commlttfo, a Democrat. BANKRUPTCY AUCTION SEE PAGE 15. WANTED-^BTRUCTURAL STEEL WORKERS. APPLY THE AUSTIN CO, MORGAN ENGINEERING WORKS. SUFFRAGE BANNER ag I HECKLES WILSON International News Service - Washington, D. G, Dec. 5.—While President Wilson was addressing congress today, a big yellow woman suffrage banner was lowered, from the gallery directly before him. It read: "Mr. President, what have you done tor woman suffrage •Jf.'f_&j^j^ House employes j tamped for the floor, grabbed. the bannSr a_d tore It down. A policeman forced his way through tho crowd in the gallery but had difficulty ln identifying tbe women wbo lowered the banner, * Tho president when the banner was unfurled, paid no attention to it and continued with bU address. , ARCHBOLD. OK IT MM Native of Ohio Dies Following Operation. for W&Appenditicis ■'*£& RAPID RISEFROM II' HUMBLE POSITION Uved in Columbiana County Before Entering Oil $&k>- Business - - t MEMORIES OF JOHN D. ARCHBOLD AT HANOVER. FREED 0NTEGHN1GAL1TY Chardon, O., Dec. 5. — Samuel Haas; Cleveland attorney/Indicted SB s charge ot arson, w|s liberated today by Common Pleas Judge Newby of Htllsboro, sitting here, on a change of venue, because of i faulty Indictment. The Instrument returned by the grand Jury did not specifically charge Haas, with a crime, the court held. Haas was indicted with .Fred . M. MeClure, former circulation^ manager of a Cleveland newspaper. . MeClure, who Is serving a term In the Mansfield reformatory for automobile thefts, was in the court room, dressed in the prison uniform, ready to (testify. Prosecutor Wllpont said steps would be takea st once to have Haas reindicted. ■PON BALE—OVERLAND TOURING CAR IN FINE CONDITION; MUST BE BOLD AT ONCE. THE ALLI- ANCC MOTOR CAR CO. CALL MAXWELL 6ERVICE STATION FOR TAXI AND LIVERY, DAY AND NIGHT. 0. 8. 6747. BELL •MGW. SS DONT FORGET TO ORDER YOUR HOLIDAY WREATHS FOR THE CEMETERY. 'CUT FLOWERS AND DESIGNED WORK AT ZIMMERMAN'S FLORIST, 175 E. COLUMBIA. -_?^SRemember friends with a photograph £- - tor Xmas. Photo Dept.. Nat. Music Co. OHIO ELECTRIC SWEEPERS FOR anle mr rant. Jno. W. Rose, oo-S-R. Bell, 4SSS O. 8. Call noon or evening. Bee Sharer's Christmas gifts. Cemetery Wreaths 75c up. Joe Urtg. MPWTIMEj Col lections for This City, Lexington and Washington Townships , Being Made. Tho collection of taxes tor the city of Alliance, Lexington and Washington townships was begun Tuesday when Deputy Treasurer Wilson and s totem ot seven clerks opened an office ln the council chamber, at the new city building. A large number of people caned during tbe day to pay their assessments. The collectors will also be at the city ball Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, between the hours of • a m. BOMI S p. m. SEAT SENATOR WATSHF Washington, D. C Dec. 6. A fight on the senate .floor this afternoon, led hy Senator Reed of Missouri. Democrat, to prevent tha immediate o**ttSf^ of Senator-elect James F. Watson ot Indiana, wss lost by a vote of St to 44 and Watson wss Basted. He succeeds Thomas Taggart, appointed to fill tbe vacancy caused by the death ot the late Senator Shlvely. Senator Road attempted to have the matter I staffed to the senate committee oat elections. Many Interesting reminiscences in the early life ot John 'fit- Archbold are recalled by people of Hanover. In his school'Ufa he is spoken of'as always standing at the head in his studies, One time at solving a difficult arithmetical problem on the . board, shaking his fist at it, ahd afa staying by it until he mastwiw 4e He is also spoken of as a 4> kind hearted' boy 'bringing ap- 4. plea to school, a tree of ap- J. plea growing upon the!Archbold <l> home lot there, and ever shar- aja ing them with his schoolmates. aia During school life at Hanover •!• he was a student under - Prof. afa W. H. Dressier, later the latter J being a graduate of Mt. Union college, attorney,' superintend- •J. ent,of schools and mayor, of. Al- aj. llance. One of John D. Arch- 4* hold's schoolmates st Hanover Jh, iwas Rodney C. Mllner df Alii- + ance, this In the years ,1869 and 4* a e a a a a a a_.a..a. .« e Ka*. i i i f 'a**l"i 1 t"i « • i i T"i*,i'*i"i"i a"TPB International News Service. ' Tarry town, N. Y.,. Dec. 6-.—John D. Archbold, mujutlinlllionaire asBtSoiate ST John D. Rockefeller, and president of the. Standard OH company of New Jersey, died" at his home here at 4 o'clock thia morning. Death followed an bperatloK for appendicitis, perfbfm- ed on November 23, and .froin. which he never fully rallied. Mr." Archbcld was 68 years old. Heroic efforts .ware BUMS to save the'oil magnate's life. A week ago Otto Mosger, the family chauffeur, gave up a quart ot his blood ln an effort to stem his employer's waning U. P. Churoh Seaaion Meeting Oao sow member was received into the church at the meeting of the session of the V. P. ohaith Monday evening. William Sharp who' attended the Presbytery meeting te Akron gave S report Miscellaneous business was trapSSCted. Following the session the to—tain held a business meeting. The Totton Photo Studio open evenings. CITY COAL PLAH a-KOHl Mayor Urges Municipal Mine and Solons File Suggestion The Ugh cost ot coal in Alliance has resulted in the City Council being ashed to Investigate the subject and also to provide a means ot securing this necessity at a reasonable rate, the suggestion betas made that a municipal mine or codl yard be opened sad operated. The subject was brought before the Council by Mayor Westover at the regular session of the law-makers Monday evening. The matter Bt better lights for the afreets et the city was also a subject offered tor consideration. Mayor Westover's communication to Council was as follows: To the Honorable -Council, City ot Alliance, Ohio"! Pursuant to my duties as mayor, I wish to make a few statements subject to your consideration. I First, the coal proposition which ts being diligently brought to my attention both by individuals and by organizations, who claim that royalty, miners! tonnage, and freight rates on coal are the same *s one year ago, when coal was being delivered at $2.60 per ton and now a price ot $5.00 per ton is being asked for the Bams' product. One organization of a large body ot men claims that many a laborer is working for a less sum than $16 per week and now while the high cost ot living exists without restraint, some of whleh can not be avoided, these men feel that they have reason.to remonstrate against what appears to them to be an unwarranted amount of profit; that Is tbe sum of $2.40 above lContinued on pa_e three.) ' BiKEYniims 1 IfiEJIEyilSRINfiTON Washington, D. C, Dec. 6.—About a thousand boy and girl prise' corn grower*, of Ohio reached Washington today on their fifth annual "corn party" to the capital aad other eastern cities. Arriving in three trains they immediately began a sight seeing tour of the city .visiting the capital, library ot congress, national museum, bureau ST-" ottgwra_^ AitfrTBintl—fc Washington moil—ment, and later were received by President Wilson at the White House.. Trips to Mount Vernon, Arlington and'Fort Myer will be' made before tbe return home IS begun. L FINnMCES IRE E Funds Short and Short Term Loans Continue to Increase 3,687 PUPILS NOW IN CITY SCHOOLS One Room of Seneca Avenue Building is Now Ready • for Use !$?£ __$__——xts^^Mmom^vtmiassli JOHN D ABCHBOX-D. vitality. Mr. Art*hold's condition was noticeably Improved after tho blood transfusion, bat ob Sunday he beeassa ■uf— aad tank atssdlly until this morning. _3__f_i ^__k^*J»___I At hla bedside waa Ids wife, oae son sad one ■*Tni*»*f*M***' Another daughtsjt Uvea in England. Tho funeral will be held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. Burial probably will bo in the vault at Sleepy Hollow, where the body of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller lay tor some time before Ita removal to Cleveland. Mr. Archbold, like hla close friend (Continued on page nine.) TO HOLD BAZAAR. Tho ladiea of Immanuel Reformed churoh Missionary society will hold B baaaar sad bake sale ln Shem'a window, —aturday, Dec' ». j Aprons and vartona other articles suitable for Xmas presents will be on sale. BANKRUPTCY AUCTION SEE PAGE 18. J57.' Exclusive Xmas- Cards at the Art department of. the National Music Co. WANTEO—2S YOUNG MEN OVER IS VEAR8 OLD, ALSO 10 FACTORY LABORERS. BUCKEYE TWIST DRILL CO*lS"S_ The Totton Photo Studio open evenings. MILLION DRUG FIENDS International News Service New York, N. Y., Dec. 5.—Following a declaration by the- district attor ney'B office that there . are. 200,000 slaves of drugs in New York state, the Whitney legislative investigating com; mittee today added to the tentative bill lt Is preparing prohibitive provisions —Wit will make the procuring of drugs harder than ever. Dr. Chas. F. Stokes, medical director ot the board ot inebriety, stated that' -there are 1,000,000 drug users in the United States. 80 per cent of. which are heroin addicts. ' TWO BIE-J1E DYINC Chicago, ills., Dec. 8.—With ballet holes ln their bodies, Mrs. Stella Wye- sas, 22, snd her husband's stepbrother -Charles Wyczas were found dead on the bed when Tony Wyczas, the husband, returned home from work today. In his crib nearby he found his little daughter Marie, aged 2, bleeding sad unconscious -from a bullet wound In the chesL A discharged revolver lay near Chat-tea Wyczas' hand. The couple had been dead several boon. JOHN Ijp DIES Aged Han Passed Away Monday Night at His Salem Home . Salem, O., Dec. 6.—John A. Badger, wall known citizen ot Party township, died Monday night, aged 71 years. * He" ts survived by throe children, Minnie, who resides In Kentucky; Clark, and Mrs. Ozanger, of alem. The funeral will be held from the home of Mrs. Ozanger at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon. aWeMSBWAAMMMMffMM^WartMWWaiMWa*aAAM..% See Sharer's bracelet watches. See Sharer's fountain pens. ONLY m I 16 Shopping Days Before CHRISTMAS! The city board of education met In the high school building Monday evening with ail members present though Some were tardy. Under the call -for communications, several were read by Clerk Anderson, one of which was an option on a lot adjoining the State street school lot, owned by J. H. Stamp. The pries fixed tor this is $4,500 with a garage on the lot re served. Tbe option expires in 60 days. An'option on lot 2585 was read. This lot is owned by G. W. Berg; also a lot owned by Mrs. Beig. Several other communications of minor affairs were road and by motion all were ordered tiled. Sly motion actio- upon the op pSBa waa deterred until a later hour ot the session. The color of paint for the wood work of the old portion of the South Lincoln avenue school building was discussed and decided ln fa vor of whiht,"-- ?/*2T* An unusual large number of bills were read by the clerk to be acted upon by the board ot which the moat important wero: Salaries of teachers, $4,613.76; salary of Janitors, $432.95; library $68,501; M. O. Emery, coal, $320; Chester Biery, grading, $86; Ensign, hauling, $30; J. H. Johnson & Sons, furniture; $175; J. T. Wey- brecht Sons, $397; Albert Bradshaw, printing, $32; Miller & Wagner, coal, $26; Cassaday Furniture Co., furniture, $35. A motion was made that the claims be approved and ordered paid, but before the motion waa placed before the board for a call of yeas and nays, the question was raised as to whether there was money in too treasury to meet tbe demands and tbe clerk stated there was not The motion . m**_ —ten. side-tracked for -the moment and the question of how to secure funds to pay tbe claims was ta it- en up. *|£ Debt iff Board. V. The statement was made that at present the board is owing tbo banks of the city for. borrowed money $34,- 500 and that It will require from $10,- 000 to $15,000 additional before there is received from the county treasurer an advancement. A motion prevailed that the clerk of tbo board and the chairman ot the finance committee be instructed to Issue a certificate of Indebtedness for the amount of money needed for the emergency. ' Following this the motion to approve claims read and order of payment waa unanimously adopted on a call ot the mu£: Superintendent's Report. Superintendent Stanton in his re port stated that some of the town (Continued on Page Fifteen) URGES Bt DEMANDING 1 PUBLIC PROBE BEFORE ^ STRIKEJRJ LOCKOUT Galleries Crowded as President Gives Annual Address If!,.to Congress—Asks Legislation Providing for Mili- jj, ''jjj. tary Control and Operation of Railroads in Event :J| of a Strike So the Public Will Not Suffer-Increased Freight Rates Loom--Urges Corrupt Practices Act If "With Teeth" to Check Extravagant Campaign Expenditures. International News Service. Washington, D. C, Dec. 5.—Backed by the endorsement of tho people ln the November election, President Wilson today appealed before congress to urge the completion of his legislative program. Cdafrontwl by only a brief session before the expiration of tbe sixty-fourth congress, the president advanced no notices, confining himself principally to demanding legislr. tfon whleh is already before congress The House and Senate in Joint session in the hall ot the house, brought a full attendance to hear the president's address and the limited galleries of the house were filled to over flowing with eager spectators. Legislation to rileet the railroad labor situation, corrupt practices reform, legislation .to encourage foreign trade, citizenship for the inhabitants of Porto Rico, and vocational education werevthe president's recommendations. The president renewed his railroad legislative program . presented last "September urging tbe enlargement o( tho interstate commerce commission, prohibiting of strike pending investigation and federal power to seise the railroads in time of military necessity. He omitted his proposal for legislative assurance of increased frleght rates to the railroads to meet tbe increase In wages if occasioned by the Adamson eight-hour day law. Washington, Dec. 5.—President Wilson wants his original railway legislation programme completed. He also wants a Corrupt Practices Act "with teeth" passed by ' Congress before March 4. The President made this plain today when heo utllned his views" to a Joint session of Congress. He did aot toneh upon. preparedness other than to ask thst Congress be guided by the reports and recommendations of the Secretaries of War and the Navy, following out the policies laid down at the last session. Mr. Wilson asked that action on the big supply bills be- gutded by the annum reports of tbe heads ot the executive, departments, the members of his Cabinet. Urges industrial Preparedness "The president urged early and favorable action by the House oa tho bill i passed by the, Senate at the last session providing industrial training and vocational education. He aald that too much stress could not be laid on affected vitally "the thorough indus- aeffcted vitally "the thorough industrial preparation of tho country for the! Critical years ot economic development immediately ahead of us." Following hla ensto—i, Mr. Wilson addressed the joint session from tho clerk's -di-sk on tho speaker's rostrum la the House chamber. The first three rows ot seats were occupied by members of the Senate, the balance of tha seats and the space at the back of the chamber accommodating the members of the House. Every available inch of space in tho galleries was crowded, many having occupied their seats for hours before the formal opening of tin* House. Admission to the galleries was entirely by card and thousands were turned away from tbe doors. Every' seat In the diplomatic gallery wa-a filled. In his address, however, President Wilson made no ret' erence to the country's foreign relations tjia did not, even by inference, touch upon the Mexican situation. Ba likewise refrained from any comment on the suggestion of an embargo on foodstuffs. __f_ Touching the railroad situation, President Wilson asked speedy action on all but one of the recommendations made to Congress in August last, and Which have not yet been enacted into law. He declared that the Congressional approval asked by him when he last addressed the Congress, to give authority to the Interstate Com- (Contlnued on page two) CONFERENCE FAILS Settlement of City Cases Barely Fall- ed at Conference Monday A rather fruitless attempt was made to compromise the untried damage cases pending ln common pleaa court against the City of Alliance, growing out of the sewage disposal plant, Monday. Tho attorneys representing the plaintiffs and those representing the city were ln conference moat of the.day and present with these were Service Director 3, H. McConneU and several of the plaintiffs. Several of the cases were near a settlement hot. tho .terms proposed wore not exactly satisfactory to those representing the city, especially the service director. Tuesday morning one of the cases was to have been called ln court but tha service director stated on his leaving for Canton that he believed the cases would bo compromised before called far trial. PICK IIP CREW International Kswg Serviee. New York If. Y., Dec. 5.—The Dan ish motor ship Columbia, arriving hare from Copenhagen, reported that on Nov. 16, she picked up 46 members st the-crew of the sunken.Norwegian steamer Vega in tbe North See and landed them at Stavanger. The Vega -Waa sunk fey- a German submarine-. Delayed by Wreck Westbound passenger trains on' the P. F. W. A C. and C * P. lines were considerably lata, Tuesday forenoon, owing to a wreck near Pittsburgh which bad blocked all four tracks. Details ot tbe wreck were aot obtainable at tha local offices except that tt waa a freight wreck. Exclusive Xmas. Cards at the Art Department of the National Music Co. Cemetery wreaths 75c ap. Joe -rig. See Sharer's Christmas rings. Uoyd George, Strongest Man If Ai British Cabinet Resigns^ ^Clash With Asquith Cause London, England, Dec. 6.*--David Lloyd Oeorge, secretary of state for war and called by many "the strong man of England," bas rw'i-gned from tha British cabinet, the Exchange Telegraph company aniMWJUJi'iiiil today. The resignation of Lloyd George, It was stated, resulted from the unwillingness ot Premier Asquith to agree to plana for a small war council from which he (the premier) would be excluded. The war secretary wrote oat hla res Ignatioa aad sent tt to the premier when be learned ot the stand the lat ter hod taken. Tho Exchange Telegraph added that formal announcement of the war sec retary's resignation may be expected tomorrow. 5__-j The political crisis has now assumed the utmost gravity. It is believed ia many quarters, however, that If the clash between the premier aad the war secretary irtiBte to.a final conclusion tha latter, will triumph. Uoyd George haa a power ful political following. London, England, Dec. 5.—War Secretary Lloyd Oeorge was reported in political circles thia afternoon to have prepared his resignation, although so far as could be learned, it had not been presented. - For several days there have been persistent reports that Mr. Lloyd George would resign unless his demand for the reconstruction of the government along certain lines was complied with. The war secretary Stands for a centralization of military authority and a smaller war council. According to the Westminster Gazette, Premier Asquith insists upon having a place upon the now war council. Mr. Asquith, *t is undo* stood, approves a smaller council feat has declined a proposal for. the formation of a body- from which he Is ex. eluded. The premier Is aafd to hare fhs support of Viscount Grey, the foreign mctotary. and other ministers. TWO HURT AS KOTOS | m COLLIDE 01 ROM) Saturday evening aa auto driven by W. E. Fetters witn Whom were Mrs W. B. Potters, Mrs. Florence Fetters and Mr. and - Mr*. C. B. Mats was struck by another auto and considerable damage done the Fetters machine. Mr. Mats bad hia knee injured ahd Mra. Florence Fetters had her cheat slightly crushed. The accident occurred oa the Harrfsburg road when their machine collided with another auto, the occupants of which were not known. - - <i«rB_v;;si Soa Sharer's Christmas bracelets. FOR BAf OVSMt-MjO TouawKi CAR, IN FINE CONDITION, MUST BE SOLD AT ONCE. THE ALLIANCE MOTOR CAR CO. See Sharer's Christmas Jewelry. Sirs CHEUNG WIS M NOT GIVEN WARNING ^ Valencia, Spain, Dec. 6.—The torpedoing ot the American steamer Chemung, by a submarine off the Spanish coast was characterized today as "absolutely unjustified" by John T. Duffy, commander of tbe lost vessel. "We carried absolutely so contraband," be said. "Our entire cargo was worth $2,000,000." Captain Duffy said that Jacob-sen, tbe third mate. Brat sighted tho undersea boat when about two miles ae. Without warning, be said, the -submarine began firing. The second shot shattered the bow, he said, aad ha Immediately ordered the crew to hove to. Jfl Then the submarine came alongside, ^"-pl ordered the craw lata boats and pro- [jjd ceeded to aend the Chemung to tha bottom. ■Sv". m^mWW^K^m
|Title||The Alliance review and leader. (Alliance, Ohio), 1916-12-05|
|Place||Alliance (Ohio); Stark County (Ohio); Mahoning County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||December 5, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|File Size||34808628 Bytes|
' Cutting eff the advertising nay reduce expenses, hat ao does cutting
year wind-pipe reduce the coat of
WBATHE-R—Fair, eeWer ' tontojrrt.
Wednesday fair, colder In wast portion. Barometer 29.05, indicating un-
settled; temperature as, cloudy,
atrong winds. . SisP
ALLIANC6. OHICK TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5,1916.
■— -*-»'■ is usmmttsS^tsmsem^mmmeSeemmSmmmm^emmmmmemmstamSSSmmemdmmmmmeeAms^
HIE ASKED FOR
Mayor and Councilman Lower K-ecc-ttmended Increase
LARGER FORCE IS
More .. Street Lights Also
tmM Discussed at Meeting of
•4p Some very important subjects came
before the City Council. Monday evening, among them the question aa to
the present high cost of coal, the
seed of better atreet lighting, the expense liiBBiiail by the present aew-
• jigs disposal plant, the delay In getting the new hospital IB service and
various matters of lesser importance.
Roll call found all the members
present except H. T. Miller who had
been called out ot the city by the
death of a relative. On motion of
Mr. Lower the reading of the minutes
] of the last meeting .was dispensed
. with at this time. ■
SKs' A communication from employes Ot
the city water works and filtration
S_f aiant ariced -that the council consid-
gXP'sr the question of increasing the
wages and salaries ot these employes.
Attention was called to the fact that
K the duties and responsibilities were
many, that they worked eight hours
and during the seven days of the
- Week, thst salaries were- lower than
in other Cities and lower than in oth-
. er lines of work. The communication which was signed by M. B. Carter, A A Holloway, John Rupp, C. A.
Royland, L. A Snyder and J. A.
Rook, was referred to the water committee. SM£
-f'iThe finance committee recommended a number of, bills for legal print-
following , the introduction of a
number of tirdlnances, they were referred to the proper,committees, reported upon and later in the evening passed under a suspension of the
I rales. The measures so passed were
6 as follows: An ordinance to author-
' lie the flirnrfflB.gtf jpnlMJSj |