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The Electric Lights Coming

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Tlie Business Men's Amqclatlon held a meeting last evening at the council room, on the cali of the ])resident. A. L. Noble, us cbairmsn, of the commlttee appolnted to investígate the feasiblllty of llghtlog the city witii eleotriolty, made :ui exhaustiva report The commlttee baring visited other cities. reported what they had tound and sten. At Knlamnzoo the low llgbts, as ctnployed In Aim Arbor, were n use and did excellent service. Three Mdi were receivcd, one from the Brugh Electric Llght Company, :it the rato of 60 centa perlljrht per nlght. Üne from the Ft. Waync Jenny Electric li:;ht Company, tor 40 or more of tlicir are llgbts, B6S nighta in the year, to le extinguished at mldnight, for $100 per year per llght, additlonal liglits in proportion. From the ':ui Depoele Electric Light Oompany, for 60 or more Hghttol the Tliomi"ou-llu-ton gystem for 800 nlghts during the year, iintil midnlght, for 10 eenu per nlght for each lámp. The coinniittee closcd thcir report wlth the following recominondiitions ! lat, Tliat lluClIy of Ann Arbor bc liglited leotriolty. '2.1. Th;it mniRlitsbeused. 8d That these llalitó be nrc llssht-s of Hifi nominal or trade value, ol 2,000 raadle power andbODgon the low lig ht ysiem. 4ili TliiHacoiilnift hr n.irr, ,1 luto ly the city wlth an etootrio llghtlng oompany by wbtehsald oompany ihh in mi Dowiaary lamp! and m lohlnery rre of ezpenae u Ui city aml to llght them MS nlghts a yea fora Oxedannaal rental axtendlng ..veraperlod 6thf Tbat if the expense of the rentáis to the city 1 the Bama or nearlythe aam, foi the Jenny llght and the riiompnon-Hurton llKbt. tbat the eboloe be the Thompn.HastonCo.,01, aeooant of Hm superior steudl""maioH-Mr, ti... IntrodneUo-of theelectrla llght all ibadetreei in theitreeM be trlmim-d clear of mall braaeha to a helglit of li reet from ihe groun J. Kemarkl wcre made apon the report by Sedgewick Dean and II. J. Brown agalnct lts adoption. and hy A. L. Noble, Prof. J. W. Langley, Hermau llutzel, Zlna L'. Klng and Mayor Boblion ra Iti favor. The report was ndopted. {jTow the queation will come before the council wlth the lanoUon and approval of the Business Men'l Association, and will without doubt be passed by (bat body. So the people of Ann Arbor, In the course of a few nionths will have more llght durk nlgnti, it is boped


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