It has been learned froin an authoritative source that negotiatious liave been pending for the last three weeks tor the purchase of the Ann Arbor Thompson-Houston Electric Light Co.'s plant by Jackson people who are interested in the Washtenaw Electric Co., wliose plant is at Geddes. Thei-e have been several gentlemen from Jackson looking over the plant here. These gentlemen are iuterested in the Geddes property. It is the purpose, it is s'aid, if the deal goes through, to close up the electric light plant here and remove the machinery to Geddes. The plant at the latter place is now supplying Ypsilanti with electric light and it is understood if the sale of the plant here is made that Aun Arbor will be lighted from Jeddes. There will be a meeting of the board of directors of the Ann Arbor company the first week in August and it is understood that the matter of the sale will be determined on at that time.