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Doings Of The Common Council

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Council met pursuant toadjournmenton Monilay evening last. The Mayor reported that the Small-Pox claims, on which the city had made advances, had been presented to the Board of Supervisors. A committee consisting oL the Mayor, Aid. Mclntyre, and Leiand were appointed to ascertain whether any portion of the bonded debt of the city could be carried over, or otherwise provided for, and report at next meeting. The bond of Jacob Eittlebus, for grading and paving the alley between Main and Fourth Streets, trom Washington to Liberty, was approved. The Sidewalk Committee reported in favor of the petition tor a sidewalk on the West side of Fifth street, between Detroit and Washington sta. Report accepted and sidewalk ordered built. The committee appointed to settle with the late city ïreasurer, S. M. Webster, reported the amount of money in his hands belouging to the city. The City Treasurer was ordered to make formal demand upon tlie late Treasurer for the tuuds in his hands belonging to the city, and if he fail to make prompt paymeut, to take measures to collect it from his sureties on his bond. The Well Committee reported that it was not expedient to perform the work on the Well this . year. The committee were ordered to put the same in order, to prevent caving in, at au expeuse of $ó. The committee appointed to investígate in regard to water standing on L. C. Risdon's lot in second ward, reported against grantiug petition. Adjourned till next regular meeting. We have re'ceived from the pubhshers, Messrs. R. M. it S. Tackabury, Detroit, the " Atlas of Miehigau." The volume includes a map of the United States and Europe, a State map, and sectional maps of the several counties, drawn on a scale of three miles to the inch, showing roads, postoffices, villages, &c, geological and climatic maps, by Prof. Winchell, political maps, showing Congressional, Judicial, Senatorial, and Representative districts, with maps of Detroit and Grand Rapids. These maps are compiled byH. F. Walling, C. E., and are finely printed and colored. The text includes articles on topography and hydrography, by Prof. Winchell ; an outline of State history, by C. I. Walker, Esq.; an educational sketch, by ex-Supt. Hosford ; Forest and Mineral wealth of the State, by H. M. Utley ; Railroads, by Ray Haddock ; Geology and climate, by Prof. Winchell, census statistics, tables of distances, etc. It is a valuable work.


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