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Au adjourned meeting oí the Uouucil was ïeld Weduesday eveuing, with a full board resönt. Aid. Besimer, from Committee to prepare ules of order for the govenimeiit of the Couu1 while in session, reportad rules, which were ead and adopted. PETITIONS. üf H. Kitridge ior privilege of laying water ipes on tíecond and Catharine etreets, from llen's croek to his pre mises. Granted. COMMUNICATIONS. From City Marshal, nominating John G. ohnson for deputy marshal and policeman. Jonfirined. EEPOKTS OF COMMITTEES. Street - Aid. Ferdon reported reeommeuding the building of a uow stone bridge over the oreek ïu the Third ward, on the new street between Hurpn street and Miller Avenue ; ior repairs tb bridge over Allen's creek, on Felch street; tor new stone abutments to sidewalk bride on Main street, near Jail ; for uecessary repairs to the three bridges over the Huron river. Accepted and adopted. Pólice- Aid. Kiug reported rules for the govurnment of pólice. Accepted aud adopted. Fire Department -Aid. Gardner reported reeommeuding the purchase of a new hand engin, hose, hose cart, ladders, etc. Accepted. BEPOBTS OF CITY OFFICERS. Dnrr Kellogg, City Treasurer, submitted the following statement of the vanous lunds of the city : To balance due General fund, $270 13 " " " Fireman's f uud, 48 00 " " " First ward fund, 3 73 " " " Second " " 14 82 " Third " " 123 08 " " " Fourth " " (A 00 .. a a f: ii ii ui U') "■ " OÍ AHÍ US JJ f " " Alley " 1 59 $612 74 Overpaid (ieneral Street fund, $107 67 " Fifth ward " IN 94 " Artusian well " 2 26 Y128 86 Balance in Treasury, ?483 88 MI8CELLANEOÜS. On motion of Aid. Bishop, Aid. King was appointed committee to have pólice rules printed. B. F. Sanford, Chiof Engineer of Fire Department, made verbal report ou wanta of departments. Aid. Bishop moved the appointment of a coratuittee of three, to asc.ertain coBt of a new ftre engine, with authority to muke a purchase. After consideralile discusaion, the matter was, on motiou of Aid. Kiug, laid upon the table until next meeting. Aid. King pratented au amended ordinance relative to cattle, etc, running at large. Adopted. I'ublished m another column. On motion of Aid. Seabolt, the Recorder was directed to draw warrants for firemen. Aid. Rogers moved the appoiutinent of a committe of three to settle with late Treasurer , Dor Kellogg. Caried, and Aid. Rogers, Bishop and Besimer appointed such committee. On motion of A!d. Besiraer, the City Attorney was appointed committee to settle with late City Marshal. Adjourned.


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