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Council Proceedings

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At the regular meeting Monday even ing of the Council all the alderinen were present except Aids. Dieterle, Spafford and Taylor. After listening to a letter from the cfty engineer in reference to a plat of the city, Aid. Martin from the finance committee made the following report of expenditures for the month : Contingent fund , 9055e XOlICe " .... lHfí (Yl Wnter " . 2-Vttuo FD-pt ...::::::::;:::; 'K Street " 366.54 Ttal M.8Ó7.52 The committee to whom was referred the claim of Adolph Kemper, for cutting down 5th street, reported against allowing tlie claim, and the same was adoptes. Uie ordinauce committee reported the following : Your ordinance and street eommittees to whom was referred the matter, of the extensión of the Ann Arbor Street Kailway lines would respectfully report in favor of graiutne the same, and would further suggest that a section be added to the effect that the company give transfer tickets from one of their lines to the other, so that a person can go to uny polnt on thuir lines lor one fare. Aid. Miller moved tliat the report be adopted. Aid. Chris Martin moved tliat t be laid on the table. This was taken iy viva voce vote and declared lost. An tppeal being taken f rom the decisión i the chair and resulted 4 yeas to C ïays, as follows : Yeas - Aids. Mann, Chris. Martin; Walker, Pres. Howlett. Nays - Aids. Herz, Snow, O'Mara, Aliller, A. F. Martin and Hall. Then ramc a livelv discuBsion on the subject. Aid. O'Mara was called tothe chair and President Howlett proceeded o express his mind. Word followed word until the feeling became somewhat neaieu, uut tne end carne, with no one wounded or hurt, and the affair was finally ended by a motion from Aid Walker that the matter be laid on the table untü the next meeting, which was carried. The lighting eomniittee reportad in favor of placihg another electric lamp at the corner of S. State st. and Hamilton Park, but the council did not concur and it was ordered placed at the corner of Packard and 5th street. Aid. Chnstian Martín from the finance committee reported iu favor of paying John F. Lawrence $859: Mis Carne A. DeForest $(500; Henry Cornwell $250; and ffm. Deubel .f150 for the pur].(.se of securing the necessary land to widen N. División st. All of hich was agreed to. City ïreasurer Watts reported the folowing balances iu the treasury : Contingent fund, overdraft f 4.017. T7 itreet rund, overdraft okïü nremen's fund, overdraft 'tt'i'-Vi . olice fund, overdraft 618.12 'oor fund on hand M7flö Water fond on hand.... l U4V1 iemetery fund on hand 189.68 Kg utx runa on hand. ... lüooo )eQuquent tux fund.overdraft 337!ti Total overdraft $ 1U,S53.59 Poor Master Sipley reported the foliwing expenditures of the poor fond or the mouth : First Ward 3 16W Second " SK S ':' ;; :. ::: : w.w is-tí 3.75 Total ilrlffi Tlie City Marshal reported 21 arresta uring the ïnonth, 5 for larceny, 8 for runkenness, o' for vagraney, 2 for vioating city ordinance.


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