June 6, 1914 – With the advent of the new city council, everybody seems to have taken a new interest in the proposed water system, and the excitement has reached a point where each and every one is willing to "give and take."
A very conservative estimate of the revenue and disbursements of the town was made by Mr. K.L. Steberg of the Petersburg Bank, which puts a new light on the question of how to defray the expenses of a water system.
At the lowest estimate, Mr. Steberg found that the revenue from federal licenses for the coming year would reach the sum of $9,590. Cash on hand, together...