In
November 9, 2023

In Retrospect

100 YEARS AGO

NOVEMBER 9, 1923

After virtually deciding to buy an electric fire alarm, council decided they would not install the siren. This change of mind was due to the fact that the Richwood Light company submitted and estimate of $329.75 for bringing the current to the motor of the siren. This estimate exceeded the factory cost of the siren, so the matter was dropped. Because many request have come to council for he opening of the alley at the rear of A. J. Miller’s residence on Blagrove street council ordered the Mayer and clerk to notify the property owners concerned that the alley must be immediately opened to traffic. William Snyder was appointed inspector of the street lighting system and he and the light committee of council were ordered…

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