The Dearborn viJlage oonncil granted the franchise to the Detroit, Ypsilanti & Ann Albor Street Railway Co. at lts meeting Monday night. The franchise is the same as that granted by the township board. The company bas accepted the franchise given it by the township board, and has deposited the $25,000 bond and the $2,000 cash guaranty that the work be completed by April 15, 1898. All of the overhead eqaipment of the road is on the grouad and the company espects to begin putting it np in a few days. The grading of the road bas been completed and the iron is being laid at the rate of a mile a day. Tbe work of strengtbening the bridge over the Rouge river is hall done.