The contract Ifor the eompletlon of the electrlc line betweeB Jack son and Battle ('n-ck lias been sublet ty Geo. . I ■:. i 'unie of Detroit to F. C. Lloyd, Hlso of tliat city. Arranjiements are now being made for the wxrk, whieh will be pushed aiong as rapidly as possiblc. A small steam hx"omotlve is 'being taken to Marshall, 'iiere tt 'will be transferreu to the electric road and brouxht up to Albion. Gangs of men will be dispatehed to different pointe of the unünished road, and it ds thought the running of cars is not inaiiy nonths away. As an outcome of the granting of the Francbisea for the tour dams on the St. Josp-ph ï-iver. parties are now in Thivc Rivcrs preparing a franchise to lic Bubmltted to the council for au eleotrk; road. The promotera claiin tlmt the road is to run from P)lkhart. i mi., to Battle Oreek.