“Greater Troy” (April 2, 1900)
BILL SENT TO ALBANY.
WITH MAYOR’S CERTIFICATE.
An Exciting Session of the Common Council This morning—When the Annexation Bill Came Up For a Hearing Democrats Attempted to Obstruct the Proceedings—Ignored by the Mayor—The Speeches in Favor of the Measure—One in Opposition—Mayor Conway Called the Roll and Republicans Voted in Favor of the Bill—Democrats Protest—Obstructionists Hold a Meeting.
The hearing on the bill which has recently passed the Legislature making a Greater Troy, which was held by Mayor Conway in the Common Council chamber this morning, attracted a large attendance. The Democratic majority of the Common Council was on hand promptly at 10 o’clock, the advertised hour. Mayor Conway entered the chamber at 10 o’clock. The Republican members of the Common Council came into the room at the same time.
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Troy Daily Times April 2, 1900: cols 2-4.