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The New Council

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Many new faces were to be seen in the council chamber, Monday night. Aldermen Mann, Wines, Herz, Martin, Fillmore, Ferguson, Taylor, Eebburg, Hall and Kitson responded to their names, Allmendinger, fom the third ward, being the only absentee. Prof. M. E. Cooley presided with grace and dignity. He announced that he would not appoint any committees until the vacancy in the fourth ward had been filled. The coancil decided to proceed temporarily under the oíd rule?. The usual Communications were received. The recommendation of the board of public works, that sidewalks be laid on the south side of Hlll-8t, from Washtenaw to Fourth-ave; in front of the property o? O. L Matthews, corner of Maynard and Jefferson-Bte; F. J. Lewis and Gott estáte, Jefferfon-st; and C. Hurd, Waehtenaw-.ive; and that $150 be appropriated for a twelve-inch sewsr on Depot-st, from Beakes-s to Fourth-ve, was laid on the table for the present. Messrs. N. W. Cheever, L. Gruner and E. Treadwell Aaked : eimi?sion to erect two framedwcllingson theold Maynard homestead at the corner of Main And William-sts. The matter waa referred to the board of fire commissioner, with instiuctions to rpporö at the next ing. A petitiofi from sixteeti residents on Mtller-ave, aeking that the connci! order s'ulewalks built on the sout.h sido of Miller-ave, from Main-st to tíeventhst, or the city Hinits, m referrud to the proper committee. Twenty-one residents of the eixth ward asked for an eiLenmon of water mains oq Hill-st, froni Washtenaw-ave to Forest-ave, and the loeation of a fire hydrant. The petition was rererred to the five commissioners. The Ann Arbor Street Railway Company cama before the oouucil with another ordinance giving them iieriniBsion to tmii.i a .lioe on Geddes-ave to Elm-st, to South University-ave, to State-st; but the couneil voted tolay the matter on the table. A committee, conBisting of the presiddbt, Aid. Martin and Aid. Wines, was appointed to draft suitable rules for the enstiing year. Two otherjcommittees were appointed. That on liquor bonds includes Aldermen Herz, Mann and Hall, and that on printing, Mann, Taylor and Hall. The last mentioned committee is to receive bids from 10 to 12 o'clock next Saturday morning.


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