Leadership

SUPT. C. L. PENNEY RESIGNS.

Issue 5 and Volume 38.

SUPT. C. L. PENNEY RESIGNS. “There is every reason for being sorry for Lorain, Ohio, (writes a correspondent). According to our local paper, ‘frenzied politics’ have caused the removal of at least three of the most important city officials—each one, strangely enough, correlated to the other. The victims arc the city engineer, the sanitary inspector and Charles L. Penney, superintendent of the waterworks department. Supt. Penney’s resignation goes into effect on August i, after a career of usefulness extending over more than seven years. He was appointed to his position in April, 1898, and has been re-elected by each succeeding board since that time. His executive capacity, technical knowledge and interest in his work have made the Lorain waterworks famous. When he took charge of the plant, it was not running up to its capacity, while at present it is running double its capacity, or nearly three times as fast…

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