FAIRWATER IS NOW A VILLAGE
Special Election On Tuesday Gives Big Vote In Favor of Incorporation
Markesan Herald, March 10, 1921
vote of 133 to 18 residents of Fairwater voted to incorporate as a village at the special
election held Tuesday. Under the order of the court the action of the voters automatically
made Fairwater a village without further procedure. Village Officers will be elected at
the regular election in April.
Julius Block, Thos Baker, and H. H. Born appointed by the court
to take charge of the election held Tuesday on the question of incorporation will also
have charge of the regular election in April. Nomination papers will be circulated at once
for president, clerk, treasurer, assessor, supervisor, constable, one justice of the peace
and six trustees. Three of the trustees will serve for one year while the remaining three
will be elected for two years.
No candidates for the various offices the village will have to
fill had appeared today but it is understood that a full slate with contests for a number
of the position [sic] will be presented to the voters for their choice in April.