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  • September 3 – The City Council adopted an ordinance calling for an election to authorize a bond issue of $675,000 (equals $10,281,868 in 2021) to cover contemplated improvements, extensions and school needs as already mapped out. The amount, if authorized by the voters will be used as follows: For schools, new building and improvements, $245,000…[1]
  • September 26 – Members of the Young Men's Business Club vote 64 to 5 to endorse municipal bond issue for a new primary school, and extension of sewer on Market Street. [2]
  • Recipient of the French Legion of Honor, U.Va. President Edwin A. Alderman and Paul Goodloe McIntire, a businessman and philanthropist, whose generosity and name are intricately linked to the University and Charlottesville, were honored at a ceremony. Alderman was recognized for the contributions of the University and its faculty, students and alumni who aided France during World War I. McIntire was honored for a children's tuberculosis hospital he founded in France for refugees from the German-occupied north.[3][when?]




  1. Web. Council Acts for City Bond Issue, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, September 4, 1929, retrieved December 18, 2021 from University of Virginia Library. Print. September 4, 1929 page 1.
  2. Web. Bond Issue Receives Endorsement Again, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, September 27, 1929, retrieved September 26, 2022. Print. September 27, 1929 page 1.
  3. Web. "U.Va. Scholar and Educator Awarded France's Highest Honor in Ceremony at Carr's Hill", Jane Ford, UVAToday, The Rector And Visitors Of The University Of Virginia, September 24, 2007, retrieved May 6, 2019.
  4. Web. Patrolman Adams Certified To Grand Jury for Shooting of Robert Elliton, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, August 2, 1929, retrieved August 2, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. August 2, 1929 page 1.