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The board of supervisors met Fnday to listen to the report of the supurinteBdents of the poor.whichshowedthat 158 paupers had been maintained during the year, of which 79 were of American birth; 28, Germán; 29,Irish; 6, English; 4, Canadian; 2, French; 1, Kussian; 1, Swiss; 8, African. The average cost per week of keeping them was $1.37. The poor house farm producís are worth $1857.35, the personal property $1049.75 and the turm tools $4722.75. Monday, Oot. 15.- The board met but transacted no business during the torenoon. In the af ternoon Supervisors 0'Hea.m, Gardner and Butts were appointed a committee to purchase land adjacent to the jail propertv. Tuesday, Oct. 16.- A large nuinber of civil claims were allowed. Mr. Duncan, from committee to visit the poor house, renorted that they found the mates well cared for and the buildings in a neat and tidy condition, and reeomniended a vote of thanks to Keeper McCormick and the matron. Biels f rom the banks were received for deposits. The election of superintendent of the poor was postponed until Thursday, Dr, Dading was appointed jail physician for $50 a year. The Register was awarded SS9 for printing supervisors' proceedings. On the ballot for janitor Spencer Crawford received 16 votes, Jefferson Davis 4, blank l. Wedhesday, Uct. 17.- A number of civil claims were allowed. TnuRSDAY.- The board electsd Chas. II . Kemp, of Chelsea, superintendent of the poor, giving the republícans a representative upon tlie board. The vote on the informal ballot stoodKeinpf 11, April 6, Knapp 1, Pond 2, Blank 2. On the formal ballot ït was Kempf 16, April 4, Fond 2, Knapp 1. The equalization committee reported the following equalized values: Ann Arbor city, lst district, $2,391,669; Ann Arbor city, 2nd district, 1,204,160; Ann Arbor city, 3rd district, 775,000; Ann Arbor town, 1,075,000; Augusta, 516,670; Bridgewater, 808,330; Dexter. 591.660; reedom, 766.660; Lima, 833,330; Lodi, 83,330; Lyndon, 441,660; Manchester, .204,160; Northfield, 775,000; Fittsfleld, ,158,330: Salem, 958,330; Saline, 1,220,00; Superior. 1,000,000; Sharon. 808,330; cio, 1,425,000; Sylvan. 958,400; Webster, 00,000; York, 971,660; Ypsilaati town, ,025,000; ïpsilanti city, lst district, ,650,000; Ypsilanti city, 2nd district, 58,330; total, 25,000,000. The basis having been reduced to 825,000,000, it is necessary to take off one-sixth of last year's valuation in cornparing. The report adds $141,660 to the 3rst district of Ann Arbor, S67,660 to the second district and takes off $50,000 from the third district, in other words, salting the city for $159,320. What is placed on the city is taken off the country towns in nearly equal proportions. Sylvan being raised $17,000, aDd one or two other towns sliglitly.


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