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Water-works Meeting

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Fursuant to the cali of the committee appoint ed to pxoaeat a plan und csthnates of the cost of water works foï this city, a large meeting of our citizens asseihbled on I-'riilay evening last, at the Court House to hcnr the report of the committeo, ïhe Mayor presided, utd the report Of a Inajority of tho committeo was rcad by Edwíko DuffV, Secrefcuy of the committea. Sedg wick Dean then gave a full explanation of the plan proposad, tha ctreets aloug whicli water pipes are to le laid, the number and location of hydrants for fire purposc3 and estiraated cost of the works ia detail. Mr. A. A. Gbeooüy presonted a miuority report. Both reporln were accepted by the meeting, andit was then moved toadopt themajority report, whieh recommeuded the Holly works and the puxenaaing of tho Buakeï water power about a mile below tho city, the entire cost to be about -?y."j,OOO. The minority report opposfld tho Holly works and favored a reservoir. A long and spirited debate vTa? then had upon the merite of these plans. Messrs. Tmpp, Clemkxts, Mace, Noble, Laweence, Drs. Doucilass, Palmee, Chase, and others addrossed tho meeting. Mr. Seaitau offered the following as a substitution for tiie pending motion : Reaekeed, That it is expetlient to take tlié water out of the iluron Eiver aijove the city and not below it. Uc.w.lved, That tho ivftter should be elováted first into a reseivuir and ailowed to settle before it is delivcred to the citizens for use . Befora a vete was taken on any proposition the meeting adjourned to meet at the samo place' on Friday eveuing, Jïarch 14th, at 7 p. Ji. J. -Q. A. SESSIÜXS, Seoretary. Another grist oí Notarios lias been ground out of the guberuatorial mili at Lansing. The following are eharged to W&shtenaw County : J. Willard Babbiü, Kobert J. Barry, Iiichard BeaJiau, Ui ram J. Beakes, Amos C. Blodget, Philip Blum, Jonathan II. Bowers, Wesloy liurchard, John M. Chase, W. E. Cheever, Isaac: A. Conklin, Densmore Cramer, Allen Crittendon, Orville Curtís, EosweU Curtís, S. M. Cutcheon, Seilgwick Dean, Wni. H. Dell, Spencer C. Draks, Edward Duffy, Jortin Forbes, George S. Glazier, Martin Gray, H. C. Gregory, Albert E. Ilaines, Lorenzo D. Hale, Wra. F. Hall, Win. F. Hateh, J. T. Honey, Mary E. Hosmer, Jeremiah Jacobs, W. U. Jewitt, Jno. S. Jenness, Frank Joslin, Edward D. Kinne.Hugh JIoColl, Andrew J. McMahon, Jno. M. Martin, Erastus Morton, L. D. Obenshire, George lï. Palmer, Samuel Post, Lewis C. Eisdon, Chris. C. Songree, Andrew J. Sawj'er, J. Q. A. Sesuions, Horace A. Smith, liansoin S. Smith, A. J. Sutherhnd, Erastus Thatcher, David Thomas, Norman K. ïower, George W. Turnbull, 0. H. Vanclevé, John W. Vancleve, Myron Webb, Stephen M. Webster, W. S. Wessel, Kussoll Whipple, Charles T. Wilmot. lf a,ny citizen has n't been honored with an appoiutment he should apply immediately. The following new books have been received at the rooms of the Lttdiee' Library Association: Memoirs oï Madam Debordes Vahiiore, Hoosier Sohoolmastcr, Household Taste, Derwent, .Silcnt Torn, The Window (Jardener, Heat, Light, Water and Land, Forcc, Philosophy of Art, Tho Bertrams, Tho Vicar'H Daughtcr, NoKhern Laiuls, Fire in the Woods, Pickèd up Adrift, Modern Looders, Half-hoiu's with tlic Bost Authors, Thoughts on Personal Tieligion, Pursuit of JIolincss, A ClianGe for Himself, Our Work in Palestino, The Wondei's of Sculpturc, Cross and Crescent. Who ahall be the Mayor? That's t'so proliiic topic of strect confeMbtion nmv-:i-l;iys. J. Austin iScott is named in Bspubhcaii oircles ; the Democrats secm 1o te waiting Mfor soölething to turn up."


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