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The Geddes Bridge

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The town8hip board of Aun Arbor met yesterday to receive blds for an iron bridge to be built over the Huron river at Gedde9. Eleven Companles, each represented by an agent, put in bid aa lollows: Wrought Iron Bridge 00., Onnton, Ohlo $2 000 Smltli BrldgeCo., Toledo, Ohlo, . .'.'.'..'. 3&) Masslllon BridKe Co., Musslllon, Ohlo, 2,320 Mt. Veruon Bridge Co., Mt. VernoD, Ohlo, 2320 Mllwaukee Bridge and Iron Works. ' ' Mllwaukee. Wlsconsln 2 840 Colurabus Bridge Co., Colurabns, Ohlo, 2 3ó0 Plttsburgh Bridge Co., Plttsbürgh.' Penn, 2 365 Columbu Bridge Co., Dayton, Ohlo,.. 2.(75 Klogs Bridge Co . Cleveland, Ohlo,.... 2,895 Penngylvanla Bridge Co., Pltlsburgh, Ohlo ').(oq Champion Bridge Co.,"wëlVtngtoD,' Ohlo 2,100 The various bids we re referred by the board to Prof. Chas. E. Greene, to secure hls opinión upon the most advantageous one, so that none will be accepted for a few days, probably. Does" it not look just a little curlous that out of Iliis list of bidders there should be not one from Michigan?


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