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Doings Of The Common Council

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The Common Council held a regular session on Monday evening last. All the memhers jiresent except Aid. Deubel. Fetitions were reoeived and disposed oí as f ollows ; Pot the extensión of sidewalk on the north side of West Liberty street ; for a sidewalk on the east side of Thompson street, between Jefferson and Madison streets ; for a sidewalk on the east side of Spring street, from Miller avenue to near premises of A. A. Uregory. All to Sidewalk Committee. Also to same committee a remonstrance against rebuilding the sidewalk on the north side ot Miller avenue, between Mrs. Dale's and C. B. Cook's house. For crossing on the north side of North street, across au alley between Elizabeth and División streets. To Aldermen of Fourth ward. For a street lamp at the southwest corner ot Second and North streets. To Lamp Committee. For a cistern at the corner of Main and Catherine streets. To Street Committee. For the prevention of fast driving on State and Huron streets. To Aldermen of the First and Sixth wards. For the amendment of ordinance 27 so as to permit barber shops to be kept open for a rea. sonable part of Sunday forenoon, and the remönstrance of several barbera against such amendment. Laid on the table. For the revocation of permission heretofore given to R. J. Speechly to erect a wood building on Main street, south of Schumacher's store. Tabled. (Mr. Speechly has already erected a brick building at the place designated). Leave being granted, Charles Tripp presented to the Council the articles of association of the Ann Arbor City Water Works Company together with the draft of an ordinance which the Council was asked to pass. The subjest was referred to a committee consisting of the Mayor, City Attorney, and Aid. Mclntyre and Porter, with instructions to report at un adjourned meeting to be held Monday evening, August 17th. The special committee on saloons was given an extensión of time, report to be made at the next meeting. Justice McMahon and Marshal Loveland reported for quarter ending August lst. Report ordered filed. The subject of opening the street leading to the Firemen's Park was referred to the City Attorney. Coramittee to which was referred the claim of ?red Kim, for damages to his horse by falling ;hrough the bridge on West Fourth street, reorted the city not liable. Report accepted and adopted. The repairing of the street over the grade of he Toledo, Ann Arbor and Northern Railroad, west of Hsdlock's saw-mill, was referred to the Aldermen of the First ward. Notice of assessment wass ordered given upon idewalks heretofore ordered ou West Liberty treet, and the south side of Grove street, and hat the rolls wül be reviewed by the Council, t a session to be held Monday eveninf, August 7th. On report of Fiuance Committee, sundry bilis were allowed, and orders ordered drawn thereor on the several f unds, as follows : General Fund, - - - - $329.18 General Street Fund, - 101.49 ïrst Ward, " - 96.98 econd " " - - - 175.68 hird " " - 90.27 ourth " " 171.29 ifth " " - 38.88 ixth " " 89.66 The Mayor aunounced the following : ee on enforcement of ordinances, ordered July ■ th. Aid. Smith, Wood, and Seabolt. I A resolution was also adopted ordering shade rees to be trimmed, which will be found in ' ïother column.


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