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Th ere was a rhrthmic cfaewing oí gniii at Monday üight's seesion of thf onnoii, at Aid. Muynard's e:spense. He fnrnished it. Whether Aid. Maynard hal au idea that gnm chewim ■wonld le condcicive in keeping the aldermanic moutli shnt or not is not known from any official statement of bis own, bnt the f act remaius that tiie ses-iou was oue of the sbortest on record, and Aid. Mayuard has become fainous as a time saving factor in the city council. The enginecr's estinnite for paving Prospect streec was reeeived. Iu was, te'i rods at $2 per rod; alf?o 100 feet of 34 iuch pipe at 80 oeuts per fooi, making a total of f 100. The report of the finance eommittee shovred the pspenditnres for the past mouth fco be: Cüntiugent, $077.10; sewer. $447.27; street, $575.38-, bridge, enlvert and croswa!k, $499.75; polioe, $293.70; fire, $551.01; poor. $2á5.77; total, $3,518. S8. The city marshal reported the total nnmber of anests the past raouth to be 18. A resnlution introdoced by Aid. Brown, directiug the Ann Arbor Water Co. (o comply with the board of public works in ï-egard to oonnecting flush tanks witfa sneb portions of the lateral sewers as are now completed, was adopted. The engineer's estimate on the Hall strept sower was that it wonld cost $1,004. The matter was put over without action. The street committee recommended that permssion be granted the T. -H. Electric Lght Co. toconnect a tile with Allen creek on the west side of Washington street and condnct the water to its works.


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