Area history, April 7, 2014

Area history, April 7, 2014

Today is Monday, April 7, 2014. News reports from this date 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1914: An ordinance providing an increase in the salary of the Urbana police chief from $65 to $80 a month generated some controversy at Monday's city council meeting. Mayor Browder explained that businessmen had been paying the chief $15 extra a month to make his salary $80 and that it was time for the city to relieve them of that expense. The issue was deferred to the next meeting.

In 1964: Baskin's, a men's and women's retail clothing company, will open a store at Urbana's Lincoln Square shopping center this fall. The store will be the second-largest in the mall, behind only the large Carson Pirie Scott & Co. store.

In 1999: Veteran Champaign County Judge John DeLaMar, 53, has been appointed to an Illinois Supreme Court panel to review the death penalty process in Illinois.

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asparagus wrote on April 07, 2014 at 8:04 am

So, what happened at the next meeting re: the police chief's salary increase?