The gnpervisors did uot do one tliiug at the October session, adjonrned Friday nigbt, which tliey migbt havo iloue for the safety of the couuty's putilio documeuts. That was the provisión for the constructiou of public vaults. Supervisor Oesterliu. of the building oom inittee, reported the bid of Koch Bros., which was $1,315 for the vaults. Snpervisor Soott made a motion tbat the vaults be built at a cost uot to exceed $1,000. Tho motinu was lost on au aye and nay vote. It is eedless to say to the taxpayers of Washteuaw oounty that in case of fire the records in the register of doeds office, should the fire reach them, could not bo replaced for less thaia $ö0,000. May not this be a case whore the penny wise and pound foolish saying could be easily applied?