Julie Stalmer 12:15 p.m., June 26
Organ Donors Sought
City Council's Culture and Natural Resources Committee Debates Measures for Funding Salary of Civic Organist Dr. Carol Williams
Councilman DeMaio: "Are you suggesting that no measure is too extreme in the struggle to keep the Spreckles organ pumping?"
Councilwoman Zapf: "I'm saying that those Sunday afternoon performances are absolutely thrilling, and $29,000 a year is a bargain to keep folks coming."
Councilman Alvarez: "It does seem appropriate for government to provide a service of this kind to the public."
Councilwoman Lightner: "But perhaps we could seek cooperation from corporate America?"
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