The regular meetiug of the board of public works on Wednesday evening was very quiet, only Messrs. Clark aud Schuh being present. The inany orders for uew work made by the couucil were turued over to Street Commissioner Bassett, Pres. Clark expressing hiinself as perfectly satisfied with Mr. Bassett's coinpetency. In reference to fixug up West Hurou street torn up by the lateral sewer work, Mr. Bassett did not peem to know how it looked. He had told his foreman to look after it. Certiticates of competency as plumbers were gtanted to William Hochtein aud Theodore Backhous. The application of John C. Carroll, of Ypsilani, was laid on the table for more information. Inspector Ward reported that Carroll did good work.