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Elyria Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 28, 1909, Elyria, OhioElyria. Ohio thursday january at 1904. Was elected councilman the first Ward Wen discussion concerning who was elected Council first Ward to succeed r. B. Lersch resigned. The minutes of the Council meeting at which the election occurred follows u Council rooms Elyria Ohio january met in regular president Smith in the biker Cook. Hill Smith and some was. Smith stated that the first business in order of the vacancy caused by the resignation of or. Summers nominated or. Chas. E. How to fill the vacancy to the Council caused Bjk the resignation of r. B. Lerten nomination seconded by . A. Smith nominated or. George Worthington to Attoh vacancy caused by the resignation of or. R. B. Lersch. St loaded by or. H. A Cook. Mrm Mueller nominated or. Arthur Laundon to fill the resignation of or. R. B. Lersch. Seconded by or. Baker. Or Mueller asked the president what vote was necessary to constitute an election. Smith said that in his opinion judging from precedent it would require a majority vote to elect. President Smith then appointed or. H. W. Summers Teller to Assis the clerk in distributing and counting the ballots. The first ballot was taken and the clerk announced the Fol lowing result Otto Grill a votes. Worthington 2 votes. Laundon i Smith declared no election and the ram bpm proceeded to ballot a second time. Ballot was taken and the clerk announced the i Hobill 3 votes. Worthingtonj 3 votes. Titor Johnston at this time said that it was his in the absence of any Rule to the cd notary or any psf the code governing the filling of vacancies that Theof the state would apply in this and that it plurality to elect Hopkins v. W. The relator was duly Eide to Day clerk and must be inducted into the office. Judgment reversed and judgment of ouster against defend ant again in the Case of the state Anderson on the question of plurality Yote the supreme court says 45 o. 200. Iii. The question left for Tot Widemon is does the Peti Tion show a usurpation of or intrusion into the office of presi Dent of the Council by the defendant this depends was elected and is again averred that held All the members of the codicil were present and voted that he received the Sunbelt number of votes East for any and and it is conceded that if a plurality of the to Electy be duly elected to and otherwise not. The statute Mode of elect the Farmer As a i Section of the code provid fag a method of in the Council War therefore of the general election Laws of the state would apply in and that it would simply take a plan ally to elect if cat Everftt in Hobill was elected the first ballot. Discussion was Trade by or. The Electr Janithe clerk read the v declared or. George melted Toj Lersch j adopted bearing out the _ Ohio on the very m fat tows found m the Case of the state is Miller 6a o. S., Page 445. 1ft tort a action of a cite Peterk the vote having been cast and the result having been the Council by the clerk by which it was apparent that the relator had received a plurality of the votes cast the of the Council was discharged. State sex Rel. At-1 Torney general v. 45 Ohio st., 196. Tile election was Complete. The formality of a declaration by the presiding officer of the Council but be i tired the members to organize by it is a , in the absence of anything to indicate a different intent or meaning that the Tern electing was in its and generally. Received Sens of v in View of these decision so it items to votes was then elected. Steel a worker Tero Plourd Jit the Plant fell forty Leet from the Nickel plate Bridge Structure to the Ike be Low at 5 tuesday afternoon sustaining serious and probably fatal injuries. R had notices tuned tithe Plant -4us the company neither of them restrained both Lay claims to be Ino Webber decides with or. Wash Burn. Among the King Bridge employees were friends or a i walked out on the Ture to better the work when he slipped and Felt to the ice forty Leet below v. r-4vofkriiett in a Wilf be held the Ahhee of Abr Board of Pil for service for the of in diff it we i the do Bowle Vardry. Utun with be Pavri. Ever Tooy interested there. A i As fast As they Are taken Dlf they Are placed on made of cots blankets Are Over their they at two at a on Wudl stand in a line waiting or Load j already there is a Heap of there a literal Heap for Ner s a there will w Nta tone school mint Are taken Lor on w

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