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Old Council's Last Flicker

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The adjjurned regular meeting of the ooramon council took place last Thursday evening. It was the last meeting of this council, and so they worked away tenaciously till 11 o'clock. In regard to water mains asked for, the chairmain of the committee, Aid. Miller, reported in favor of granting the extensión of the water tnains on South Main, West Madion, and Washtenaw ave., but he was in favor of only three hydranfr?. Aid. Sutherland and Hammond, the other members of the committee, reported in favor of granting all the seven hydrants asked for, as wel1 as another extensión on Broadway, aud were sustsined after much debate. Mayor Beakes was employed to index the new charter, and the prinÜDg was awarded to the Courier. Aid. Martin moved and it was carried that the chairman of' the street committee be directed to move tbe fence anu buildings of Hagh McGuire off from High st. and restore the street to its proper width. A petition signed by Oliver M. Martin, J. T. Jacobs, Heinzmann & Laubengayer, Michael Staebler, and others, asked that a new street be opened extending from Washington st. to Huron 8t.,the mid die line of which shall run from the intersection cf the middle Unes of Washington and AVest Third sts. to the middle lines of Huron and Noble sts. It was relerred to tbe street committee. The building eommittee recommended that the front of the brick building on the south east side of Detroit st., bstween North and División ets., known as the De Forest building, be taken down at once as it is unsafe. It was ordered that all the money in the ward funds be transferred to the street fund, and that the money in the general fund be transterred to the conlingent fund. The care of the poor in Ann Arbor in March cost $202.64. The clerk was directed to adverlise for bids for lighting the city for the next three years, and the bids must be in by June 1. The clerk has received inquines from electric light companies in several of the large cities as to time of bidding, and there is prospect of lively competition.


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