The regular June council meeting was held last Monday night, the ful) council being present to ansvver to roll cali, excepting Aid. Hammond. After the minutes of the last meeting had been approved, the recorder read a commumcation from E. B. Gidley, secretary of the board of health last year, asking for S75 for extra services as member of the board of health and detailing the work he had done. The communication was referred to the flnance comjiittee. The Toledo and Ann Arbor railway, representented by Sedgwick Dean, presented a large map showing the location of their tracks and asking permission to put in another sidetrack. On motion the matter of the new side track was referred to the street committee and the city engineer. Daniel Hiscock, in behalf of the T. A. A. and N. M. Iiy , asked for permission to put in a crossing for sidetrack across High street. Eeferred to the street committee. A petition from George Schlimmer and twenty-one other taxpayers for a hydrant at the corner of Elm and S. Brown streets was referred to the flre department committee. W. II . Mclntyre, Henry Aümendin?er and fourteen other residents of the fourth ward petitioned for a stone culvert on Felch street crossing, the race ust west of the Toledo railroad track. The petition was referred to the street committee. PETITIONS FOR SIDEAVALKá. Joseph Martin, John Flynn andGrace Felch petitioned for a sidewalk on the east side of Fifth street, between Pon;iac and ííorth streets. Mrs. E. R. Curtís, A. J. Mummery, Mrs. E. S. Smitn, A. Moore, S. Ellsworth,M.C. LeBeau, P. O'Hearn, L. Gruner and Mrs. Alice Condón petitioned for a sidewalk on the east side of ïhay er street, between Washington and North streets. Wm. H. Lodholz and twenty-seven other taxpayers of the fifth ward petitioned for a sidewalk in front of the premises, owned by the Ann Arbor Agricultural Company, fronting on Broadway and extending from Mili street to the Huron river bridge. A. D. Seyler represeuted that he wanted to build a sidewalk on Thompstreet adjoining the lot on whieh he is building his new house and that a dilapidated old Darn belonging to Mrs. Terry, adjoining his lot and was partly in the street, across the line where the sidewalk should be build, according to the present survey. He asks that the council cause the barn to be removed from the street and the proper lines and grade for the sidewalk flxed by competent authority. Reterred to the street committee. A petition was next presented for the OPENING OF SECOND STREET from the present soujh end to West Jeöerson street, the street to be sixtysix feet wide. The land to be taken for the street is owned by Philip Bach and the T. A. A. and N.M. railroad. The petition was signed by William Arnold, Christian Eberbach, Sedgwick Dean, F. L. Parker, L. Gruner, Henry S. Dean, J. M. Keinhardt, Oscar OSorg, Jacob Laubengaver, J. T.Jacobs, P. McKernan, J. W. Hunt, and A. Teufel. It is for the purpose of laying out a street to the proposed new T. and A. A. depot. The petition was not acted upon at this stage of the proceedIngs but later the council passed a resolution üxing June 20th at eight p. m. as a time for heariug the petition and giving uotice to all persons interested therein of such meeting. THE FINANCE COMMITTEE. reponed a number of bilis as allo wed. Considerable discussion of the bill of City Attorney King wasexcited and the bill was flnally cut down to $44.16 by a vote of 9 to 4. With this ameudment the report carried. The bilis thus allowed amounted to $2,754.03. Of this $1,087.20 was for electric lights for April and May and $1 ,031 was for work in the various wards paid out of the ward f unds. Out of the general street fund $16.30 was allowed aud warrants were ovdered drawn on the Contiugent fund for $633.70. Of this amount, 104.57 was for the lire department, cleaning hose, cisterns, janitor, drawiug hose carts, &c; $115 was for salary of marshal and patrolman; $50 for recorder's salary two mouths; $142.50 for salary of the board of review; $24.16 for the city attorney and $168.55 was for the marshal's orders for the poor of city. The following were the amounts spent in the various wards included in the above report, flrst ward, $118.56; second ward, S62. 12; third ward, $477.82; fourth ward, $166.95; üf Ui ward, $165.15; sixth ward, $50.40. A supplemeutary report was made and the expenses of the special taxpayers election, including inspectors, clerks, etc, wereallwed at $12.50. The bill for costs taxed up against the city for $26, in the suit of E. Treadwell and others was allowed. The bill for three years rent for the market place at $50 a year was laid upon the table, no contract for the rental having been presented and it being represented that the contract lay entirely in the memory of a former recorder. Aid. Herz expre3sed himself briefly apon cremation. 3OOD WORK OF SIDEWALK COJIMITTEE This committee reportad that the sidewalk on north Fourth street had been built as ordered, and the owriers 3f property on east Monroe street would roluntarily lower the grade. They reported an inspection of all the sidewalks in the First, Third and Fourth svards, and that orders for repairs had been sent out by either the marshal or jhairman of the committee, which were being quite generally complied with. They recommended that a sidevalk be ordered on Wilmot street from Elm to VVashtenaw avenue. The liquor bond of Gustave Roehm vas returned as insufficient. The mar. ihal was instructed to notify Millman fc McNally to get another surety on ;heir bond in the place of John Beahan, ieceased. THE TEEASURER'S REPORT showed that $1,069.36 had been paid jut during the past rnonth and $4.33 re:eived. The general fund was overirawn $3,930 23. There was 82.83 left in the general street fund, $1,472.33 in the contingent fund ,$58.32 in the city semetery fund, $188.32 in the dog tax fund, and $3,407.08 in the water works Eund, while the delinquent tax fund was overdra wn 51 ,562 . 7. The balances in the ward funds were as follows: ürst, 81,046.76; second, $1,048.52; third, SI, 099.24; fourth, $219.38; flfth, $243.38; sixth , $364 . 32. The total balance in the treasury is $3,658.18. The balance in the ward funds is $4,021.60, which leaves the city funds overdrawn S363.42. FOOR ORDERS were given by the marshal during May to the amount of S168.55. The amount given to the poor of the flrst ward was $3; second, $9.33; third, $29.96; fourth, $50.76; fifth, $60. 1Ü; sixth, $15.40. In the whole city orders were given lor coffins amounting to 20; wood, $73.75; shoes, $2.30, and the balance for groceries and meat. Five arrests were reported during the month, of which two were tor petty larceny, two for drunkenness, and one for vagrancy. The D. K. E was given permission to cut down two trees in front of their property. The city attorney was instructed to frame an ordinance making it obligatory upon physicians and mid-wives to report the death of any person they may be professionally attending, to the board of health within twenty-four hours after death. RECOJIMEND REMOVAL OF FENCES. A resolution offered by Aid. VVines was passed as follows: Resolved. That this eouncil looks with favor on all improvements designed to beautify our streets, and recommends the removal of all fences about our front yards, and hereby instructs all citizens making improvements in lawns outside of sidewalks to widen them to a line parallel to and sixteen f eet trom the line of the front fences on all residence streets that are four rods wide. ün motion of Aid. Allmendinger a warrant was ordered drawn on the dogtax fund in f.ivor of the treasury of the school district for L88.32. On motion of Aid. Miller a crossing was ordered across Detroit street at the north end of División street, and on motion of Aid. Wines a crossing was ordered across State street on the south side of Washington street. On motion of Aid. Martin Heinzman & Laubengayerwere allowed the use of half of west Washington street for building purposes. The recorder was instructed to index the proceediugs of future meetings, and the matter of building a sidewalk in front of the Agricullural worka was laid on the tab Ie for two months. The report of the tax-payers meeting was read and approved.