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Parent Issue
Day
24
Month
June
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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At the meeting of the board of public works Wednesday the only animaLion that presented itself was on the question of the construction of a bridge on William st. over the Ann Arbor load, and it looks as if the project might be a go. The city seems willing to buiid the approaches and the abutments and an archway over First st., while the railroad company seems willirig to build the bridge itself. The city engincer was instructed to correspond wi'th the officials of the Ann Arbor railroad and have their engineer present at tne meeting of the board nexi Wednesday night. The Second ward "push" were on hand last night to press the matter. The city clerk was authorized to advertise for tids for culverts on W. Huron st. and Third st. The board unanimously passed a resolution ordering the prbperty owners on State st. to make connections with the sewer. The city engineer was instructed to prepare an estímate for rilling the "cat hole" and grading Lindan st. In the meantime the street commissicner was directed to disinfect the región a-bout there. The estímate of the engineer of $198 for opening up E. Huron st. through to Cbservalory st. was referred to the council, and on this question Ihere io ;able to be a hot time in the town he night of the meeting. The engineer was instructed to prepare grades on N. Main st. between Catharine and the depot. About a year ago the councii ordarcd he board of public works to purchase hree drinking fountains. One of these was to be placed on Broadway in the 'Mfth ward, another at the flat iron in front of the Hay & Todd Mfg. Co., and he third at the corner of N. University '.ve. and State st. The board has been ïegotiating for these but have not yet found a satisfactory style for a satislaetory price. Last night they made another move in the forward direction )y ordering the city engineer to make an estímate for carrying the overflow spring water on State st. across the river to Broadway. Late War News. Baiqulri Harbor, Cuba. June 22, 5 p.ra. - At 5 o'clock this afternoon 6,000 trained American soldiers are encamped n the hjlls and around Baiquiri, and 10,000 more rest on their arms on board the transports off shore, ready to join those who have debarked as soon as the aváilable launches and sruall boats can carry them ashore. The landing was aceomplished without loss of life, the only casuality being the wounding of an insurgent on the hills by a Shell from out of our warships. He will lose his arm. Th annual June Festival of the St. Thomas' School of Music at the Athens Theater tonight will be one of the musical events of the season. The artists will be for the most part pupils and teachers of this excellent school and the program consists of seven numbers, ineluding an operetta in two scènes and elosing with a national chorus and tableau.

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Ann Arbor Democrat