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The construotion of water works, even by a Corporation, means an expense to Í the taxpayers of thiscity of thousands of dollars annually. With a water works there munt necessirily be sewerage, and to build the latter in this eity would oost at least $'200,000. The communication to the counoil Monday evoning was adroitly worded The third, second, fourth and flfth wards are well supplied with aina para., Now, to tax tbis city to gratify a few nabobs who reside in the fitst and sixth ward, would be an injustine to nine-tenths of our inhabitants. In the language of the late B. A. Beal, "the time hap not come wben this city sbould be made to pay thousands of dollars annually for that which at the resent time is not needed. The poor nen pay the taxes. Look well to your nterests, mind what I have said." Water works by a private oompany means nn expense to this city for flre jurposes of not les than $6,000 per year. If a compnny thinkn there are millions n wal er works, if they are so anxioiis to water "the grass plots of the rich," and o build up tbis "beautiful" city, let ït e organized at once, and guarantee that t will not cost the taxpayers a cent. Polo playing at the rink to-night. Miss Mollie Kennedy haB been visiting rieads in Manchester. W. A. Clark has purchased M. Sea)oH'b house below the Courier office. Price 81.500 Chas. Crossman of New York City, is visiting his relatives on West Huron-st. Base ball on the fair grounds to-morow. University against Plymouth. The prohibition convention yestsrday was slimly attended. Dr. W. F. Breaky and Miss L. Benille were married at Bloomfleld, N. J. Rev. J. T. Sunderland will preach at he Unitarian church Sunday. Jas. H. Fellows, of Sharon, aged 76 ears, died Sunday. H. Stephenson, of Chicago, ex-circuit ourt commissioner, was in the oity Saturday. Look out for J. E . Harkin's change of dvertisement next week. He has reently added a full line of cook and oil tovcs. Monday Henry Townsend of Sharon, nd an old resident of the township, assed away, aged 50 years. During commencement week at the igh school, a paper called the " Omega" will be published.


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Ann Arbor Democrat