Superintendent E. F. Frailey Resigns.
Water Superintendent E. F. Frailey, has handed his resignation to the water committee of his city, and it is as follows:
“To the Hon. Mayor, Chairman of the Water Committee, and Members of the Water Committee of the Councils of the City of Lancaster.
“Gentlemen: I herewith tender to you my resignation as superintendent of the water department of Lancaster, which position I had the honor to hold for 19 years, the same to take effect upon the election of my successor.
“With the request that your honorable body lake action on my resignation, and present the same to city councils, by which body the office is filled, I remain.
“Sincerely yours, “E. E. EHAILEY.”
Mr. Lichty. of the committee, when the resignation was submitted, moved that the resignation he accepted, with the adoption of a resolution suitably acknowledging the services of Mr. Frailey. Mr. I.ichty said nobody can question Mr. Frailey’s faithfulness and ability in the position he has held so long. His health is not good, and he feels as though he would like to he relieved of the duties of the position. There would be general regret over his loss, and lie, for one, would regret most sincerely his absence from the water department.
The resignation was then accepted, and at the suggestion of Mayor McCaskey a suitable recognition of Mr. Frailey’s services was placed Upon the minutes of the committee, the following action being taken:
“The water committee, in accepting the resignation of Mr. Edward F. F’railey as superintendent of the water department, to take effect upon the election of his successor in office, takes pleasure in recognizing his long and valuable service as head of this department, and trusts that his failing health may be restored on the Pacific Coast, to which it is his purpose to remove at an early date.”
Mr. Frailey’s resignation will take effect upon the election of his successor.