|"Hyde Park Will Come In," Chicago Daily News, 29 June 1889
In 1889 Chicago's area tripled with the annexation of the villages of Lake View, Jefferson, and Hyde Park, as well as the Town of Lake. The existing municipal governments in these areas were dissolved, and their records turned over to the city. While a majority of the voters of these four areas approved annexation, municipal office holders were generally among the "antis." Some of those opposed to annexation were temperance advocates who feared that their locale would no longer be dry after joining Chicago.
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