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udt1 needed to hold
trade After the war
Mutt Join In Effort to Moot Na
Gompotitiv Spirit In Europo,
Xrproyen an J worker must unite
mrrt the conditions that the restora
ttett of peace In Europe will bring."
sajs Hageue II. Outerbride, president
I the New York Chamber of Com
Ml tbluk there la no single elo-
tn Industry lefore this country
te&kjr of such vast Importance as the
fcatter of bruising these two eonstitu
nt Into mutual confidence and under
sUAdtog In a real spirit of co-opera-
ln the world conditions now pre
ctdSng the eoples of the belligerent
nations buve, uudcr the stress of a
M&gelllnff necessity, developed a do
grtt of co-opera tlou aud efficiency lu
aot4octlon of which they never be
fete knew themselves capable and
viilcb ha uerer been approached uuy
here else In tho world.
Tbe war has produced many uu
jmedented conditions. This Is only
ski f tiiem. After It is over there
v be many we shall have to meet
Botany changes to which we shall
jfe&Te to adapt ourselves. Some cannot
2 foretold or foreseen, but It nppeurs
me Inevitable that the conscious
as of the efficiency and productive
Scrae that has been developed in the
Xnwtpean peoples will lead them not
5t turn to previous methods or lives
4 Indolence and ease, but that they
win turn their newly developed pow
rs to production In peaceful pursuits
that we then shall have to meet
& foreign fields, and perhaps in do
aaestic trade, the force of a competitive
yrrdnctiou organized on a degree of
efficiency which we have never before
Shad to combat" Industrial Contervo-
n. y.
Don't Rock tho Industrial Boat.
After the European war Is over the
!.perlty of the country will depend
ftn tie willingness of labor to co-oper-
with capital In fighting destructive
tcacpetltlon from abroad. This is the
wtwnsus of opinion among men of
i&5$n who have made a close study
3 toeditlons In tho Industrial and eco
aotnlc world.
Daring the reconstruction period
tiu. mist follow the termination of
fct war, these n-en say, lalor and
etjital will bo shipmates, and if there
2s Sting to be any mutiny amoug the
snreabers of the crew the result will
affect the wage earners' income. In
&M connection George Roberts, vlce
jerreldent of tho National City Bank of
ittw York, says:
"1 cannot get rid of the conviction
trtot there will have to be a period of
emfijnstment for the general business
ft&rsatioo soon after the war. There
jjy one way to maintain high
wares, and that is by Increasing the
efficiency of Industry. We have to
ttttfrlnce our own people of the advan
litres of large scale, economical pro
dtertfo, and we have to satisfy our
wxpt-earners that they are interested
art to restricting production, but In
2MTtsing production. They must be
arcobt to see not only that wages are
cVieodent upon production, but that
an increasing supply of all the com
intt of life for the masses of the peo
l te dependent upon It." Industrial
Ctatrrvation, N. Y.
WITHOUT AGITATORS
INDUSTRY FLOURISHES
5gura Show Big Increase In Wagos
and Factories In Queens.
Wherever labor agitators are few,
ere industry flourishes and workers
tare prosperous. This is the lesson to
to gleaned from the remarkable Indus
aiaJ growth in the Rorough of Queens,
3eTf York City, as shown by tho fig
ure recently complied by the Bureau
t Census fur the year 1014.
Tte figures record a decided gain
act only In the number of new facto
tii capital Invested In manufactur
ing and the value of manufactured
prulucts, but also In the sum total of
salaries and wages and the number of
salaried employes and wage earners
ioiTA't the taking of the last census in
From a percentage standpoint.
Lb increase over the several items
ns as follows:
Salaried employes. G2.7 per cent; sal
aries, ."0.8 per cent; wages, 33 per cent;
TOge earners. 30-7 per cent; capital in
rested, 29 per cent; number of facto
ries. 20.0 per cent; value of products.
&& rcr cent
While complete figures have not been
yabltsbed as yet for all the cities and
Slates, still from the figures that are
now available It la evident that the
JBoTough of Queens for the year 1014
exceeded In the value of Its manufac
tured ' products many States of the
Votar,' such as Vermont, Delaware,
ifetgon, Florida, and Wyoming; It ex
tdcd, also, in this respect every city
k Ntw York State, with the exception
l Buffalo. In fact there were not
settle than fifteen or sixteen cities in
the United States which produced man
ufactured products greater in value
ibsn those made in Queens for the
is year 1914. Induitrial Contcrva
trm, N. 7.
Boat Your Own Record.
lKn't gauge your own efforts by the
activity or output of your fellow work
er Never mind how little the man
sit to you does. That is his own
fffMral. and he will be chief mourner
otat day. Compete with yourself each
Jay, striving to beat your record of
& day before.
SEEKS THE PICTURESQUE
Claire McDowell, featured In tho
Ited Feather Photoplay, "The Gates of
Doom," Is a lover
of the picturesque
In clothes, and
she has just re
vealed the sources
from which she
draws her lnspl
ration. "Portrait
galleries, or If
you live In a place
which has none,
books of good re
productions," she
says, "are won
derful mines of
Ideas for distinc
tive clothes. It Is
a truism to say
that there Is noth
Ing new under the
Claire McDowell.
sun; but as we
watch the fashion changes from season
to season, we cannot help seeing that
nearly every so-called new Idea Is a
repetition from some other dress pe
riod. At one time we are patronizing
the silhouette of the First Empire:
then taste changes to the crinolines of
elghteen-sixty ; then back it goes again
to the hoopsklrts of Louis. XV. But
each time the Inspiration can be traced
directly to some former epoch of
clothes.
"When the designers agree on one
period in this way, then I go straight
to the costume books of that time. If
I happen to be in a place where there
Is a good gallery of the paintings of
the old masters, I go there for, Ideas
for my new frocks. Not every town
Is fortunate enough to have such a
possession, but every town has a pub
lic library, and you have no Idea what
a fascinating time you can have, ex
plorlng the histories of costume,
which It is almost sure to contain.
"Just now students of the dressing
of past days are having a glorious
Inning. Anything which Is becom
lng may be called 'fashionable,' In
this delightfully varied season. The
other day I saw In the same room a
costume which was copied from a
painting by Rembrandt, and anothet
which was reminiscent of the Em
press Josephine. The originals were
centuries apart, yet their modern ver
sions were worn In the same room,
and labeled '1017: I don't think that
the wearers were conscious of thelt
Involuntary plagiarism: they had slm
ply bought what the designers had
offered them.
violet Mersereau wears boy'i
clothes half the time In her new Blue
bird photoplay, "The Boy-Girl."
Ella nail's next Bluebird, "Pollj
Redhead," was shown at the RTaltc
theatre, Broadway, New York.
Probate Order.
State of Michigan. Tho Probate Court for
me uounty or b&tawataee.
At a sssslon of the Probate Court for the
county or Shiawassee held at the Probate
Office In the City of Corunna. on the 83rd dav
April In the year one thousand nine hun
dred ana seventeen.
Present, Matthew Bush. Judge of Probate
In the "matter of the estate of Mr'
Arnold, aectased.
On filing the petition o' Henry Bartholmew,
praying for tt pre tote of the will of said
deceased now fl.ed In this Court.
It is ordered, that the 21st day of May
next, at ten o'clook In tbe forenoon, at said
Probate office, bo appointed for bearing said
petition.
And it Is furhr ordered, that a copy of this
order be published three successive weeks,
previous to the said day of hearing, in the
Owos Times a newsoaper printed and circu
lating in said County of sshlawassee.
Matthew bush,
Judge of Probate.
IA true copy
Clahihkl, Uaixoway.
Probate Register.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE
CITY COMMISSION
Owoiso, April 3D, 1917.
Regular meeting of the
Mayor Wright presiding.
Commission,
Members
Wright.
present Ilanscom, Rosevear,
The minutes of tho last regnlar meeting
wore read and approved as printed.
PETITIONS
The following petition wih presented
nnd on motion of Mr. Hunscom same was
received nnd tiled; ayes, Ilanscoin, Ilose
vear, Wright:
Petition No. 86
To the Honorable Mayor and Commission
ers of the City of Owosso:
We, the undersigned residents and tax
payers of the third ward of the City of
Owosso, Shiawassee County, State of
Michigan, do respectfully petition your
honorable body to consider the name of
John Q. Abel for the office of supervisor
in the third ward, providing there should
be a vacancy caused by the resignation of
M. 1 Growe.
Signed:
JOHN VAN IIOTKN
and eighty-four others.
Tho following petition was presented
and on motion of Mr. Ilanscom same was
received nnd filed: ares. Ilanscom. Rose
vear, Wright:
Petition No. 800.
To thA Honorable, the Mayor and Com
mission or tne city or owosso:
We. the undersigned voters of the third
ward of the City of Owosso, understand
that M. V. Growe is going to resign as
supervisor. If he should, we would like
to ask your honorable Commission to ap
point James Ketcbam as bis successor.
Signed :
C. TRUMRLE
and fifty-five others.
The following petition was presented
nnd referred to the department of public
Improvements :
Petition No. 807.
To the Commission of the City of Owosso,
Gentlemen :
We. the undersigned residents of Cast
street, between Michigan avenue and Green
streets, hereby petition for the sprinkling
of said Cass street between the streets
nsmed, during the season of 1017.
We hereby severally agree to reimburse
the City for the expense of said sprink
ling at the close of tbe season, and In de
fault of payment that the amount may
he placed as a special assessment upon our
property located in aald sprinkling dls
L
trkt:
Signed :
HARRY 8TRONO
and five others.
Tbe following petition was presented
and referred to the department of. public
utilities:
Petition No. 808.
Owosso, Mich., April 13, 1017.
To the Commissioners of the City of
Owosso :
We. the undersigned, do berehv neMtlon
the honorable body for one street light
10 De piacea bdoui central way between
South Shiawassee street and Harrison
sireec on rnnoie street.
Signed :
8. DECKER
aud seven others.
Tbe following petition was presented
and referred to the department of public
iiujjrurt-iiienis; .
Petition No. 869.
To the Honorable Mayor and Commission
or tne city or Owosso:
We, the undersigned taxpayers and res
idents of the third ward of the City of
Owosso, do hereby petition your honor
able body to cuuho what is known as the
uute drain to be cleaned out so It will
properly take care of tbe water in tbe
surrounding community, for which we will
ever pray.
Signed :
H. O. THOMAS
and twenty-six others.
The following netltlon was nresented
and referred to the department of public
Petition No. 870.
To the Commission of the City of Owosso:
The undersigned, owners of nronertr on
Water street between Oliver street and
King streel. respectfully netltlnn tout
honorable body to cause said Water street
to be finished the same as the balance of
the street south of Oliver street, or In
some other way put in proper condition
so us to preserve the street.
Signed :
C. S. ALLISON
and sixteen others.
COMMUNICATIONS.
The following communication wn nre.
sented :
April :i0, 1917.
To the Honorable Mayor and Commission
or me i ny or owosso,
Gentlemen :
I wish to tender mv reslcrnntlon nn m.
ervlsor of the third ward of the City of
Owosso, to take effect as soon as my 'suc
cessor is appointed und qualifies.
Very respectfully,
M. F. GROWE.
Mr. Ilanscom moved that the roslirnntlon
be uecentod, which prevailed: nves. Ilmis-
com, Rosevear, Wright.
REPORTS FROM CITY OFFICERS
The following renort was nresented nml
on motion of Mr. Rose veil r same was re
vived and filed: ures. llmiscoin. ItoHe.
veur, Wright:
April no, 1017.
The Commission of the City of Owo&so,
Gentlemen :
At the reiiuest of Mr. Ilanscom I took
up with the Michigan Railway Comnnnv
the mutter of changing the tracks of the
wwosso ami eorunuu Electric Company to
the center of the street upon Corunna
avenue and Lincoln avenue east to the
i lty limits, in response to my letter I
did receive from Mr. Sanford W. Ladd. at
torney for the company, a letter In which
the company refuses to do this iinon th
ground that they are not under obllga-
iiwiih io move me irncKs and that the
franchise does not give the City of Owosso
any authority to compel removnl.
I beg leave to advise the rnmininlnn
that I have examined Into this matter and
I must report that under the decision! of
our Supreme Court and under the wording
i uf iruncuiNe io me uwosso and Co
runna Electric Company the City of Owos
so Is fully authorized and has the nnwr
to compel the changing of these tracks,
and I would advise the Commission to
authorize me to compel such . changing.
ery respectfully submitted,
LEON F. MINER,
City Attorney.
REPORTS FROM HEADS OF
DEPARTMENTS
The following report nnd resolution
were presented and on motion of Mr.
Kosevear the report wns niccntod nnH
resolution adopted; ayes, Ilanscom, Rose-
cur, tvriKui;
The Commissioner of Public Improve-
ments respectfully reports that is Is a
necessary public Improvement that side
walks be laid down nnd constructed in
the City of Owosso on the following utroi.t
and in front of the following lMf rllwfl
roperty. and of the inntorl.nl nml ltmpn.
slons hereinafter described:
Cement sidewalk 4 feet wide on tlii
south side of Stlnson street nml In frriiit
of the following property, to-wlt:
Howard Ralnev Lot 1. Muck 1 ivf t.
Stewart's third addition to the ritv i.r
Owosso.
Fred Johnson Lots
und 4, .block 1, of
nine addition.
Chns. Iloldcn Lot .1. block 1. Hiimn nil.
dltlon.
Win. Evans Lots C and 7. Mock 1. nf
same addition.
Leonard GofT Lot 8, block 1. of same
addition.
R. W. Anderson Lot 0. block 1. of
addition.
F. L. HANSCOM,
Commissioner of Public Improvements.
Dated April 150, 1917.
Resolved, br the Commission of the Cltr
of Owosso, that It Is hereby determined
o ite a uecessary public Improvement that
ildewalks be laid down, const riutfH mwl
built on the different streets, and in front
r the property above described, and of
he materials nml HimnNion nw.nt im.i
in the above report of the Commissioner
t i'uiuic improvements, to be built nnd
onstructed according to the terms of an
irdlnance entitled. "An ordlnnnce tn nrn.
vide for the building, construction and
repair of sidewalks in the City of Owos-
... I'.imvu nun iiiMMiiyeii ,w lire ii jn, i;uu.
nd umended July 1st, lsi:i.
NEW BUSINESS
The druggist bond of W. D. Whlteheml.
with the Michigan Ilondlnir nnd Knrotv
Co. as surety, was presented. Mr. Rose
vear movea tnat tne bond be accepted and
surety approved, which prevailed; ayes,
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright.
The druggist bond of W. B. Camhnrn.
with the Michigan Bonding & Sitretv Co.
as surety, was presented. Mr. Rosevear
moved tnat tne pond be accepted and
urety approved, which prevailed ; dvm.
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright.
The drngglst bond of Chns. King. 'with
the Michigan Bonding & Surety Co. as
surety, was presented. Mn Rosevear
moved that tbe bond be- Bci-epted and
surety approved, which prevailed; ayes,
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright.
The druggist bond of Frank N. Onte.
with the Michigan Bonding it Surety Co.
as surety, was presented. Mr. uosevear
moved tnat the bond be accepted and
urety approved, which prevailed: ayes,
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright. -
The druggist bond of ,T. C. and B. Wirt
Johnson, with W. E. Iisll and J. C. Calk-
ns as sureties, wns presented. Mr. Rose
vear moved that the bond be accepted and
nreties approved, wnicn prevailed: ayes.
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright.
This being the date set for hearing ob-
iH'tlons to the construction of a sewer on
Ball atreet from Stewart atreet 4i0 feet
south, an opportunity was given for oh-
ectlona and the assessment roll reviewed
Jo protests were offered to the improve-
ment or the assessment. The following
resolution was presented and ou motion
or Air. uosevear same was aaopieu, bjcb
Ilanscom, Rosevear, Wright:
Resolution No. 1030.
Wbereaa, the City Clerk baa, pursuant
to a resolution of this Commission passed
unon tbe &th dav of April. A. D. 1017.
given notice according to the terms of the
cnarter or tbe City of owosso, or me in
tention of tho Commission to construct
a sewer along South Dall atreet in the
City of Owosso from West Stewart street
south 400 feet, and that tuis Commission
will meet at the office of the City Clerk
of said Cltv unon the 30 tn day of April
A. D. 1017. and bear objection to aald
proposed improvement, at which time and
place opportunity will be given all per
sons interested to be beard regarding aald
improvement and the assessment, aud
Whereas, said Commission did meet a
the time and pfaco mentioned in aald no
tlce and did give opportunity to all per
sons interested to be beard regarding said
improvement and the assessment, aud
Whereas, no objections having been
made to said improvement or tbe assess
ment, be it
Resolved by the Commission of the ritv
of Owosso, that aald improvement be made
and that a sewer be construciea on outn
Hall street in the Cltv of owosso from
West Stewart atreet south 4K0 feet at an
estimated cost of $134.70. of which sum
one-sixth shall be paid from tbe general
sewer fund of the City of Owosso. He it
further
1I.uaIv.iI that wkAMau t liora hftlnt, n
objections to said special assessment roll
for the foregoing improvement, and all
persons Interested having had an oppor
tunlty to be beard, the special assessment
roil ror me soutn uaii street sewer us
described above be and the same Is here
by confirmed. Be It further
Resolved, by this Commission, that the
assessments set forth lu said roll be col
lected directly from said special ussess
ment roll. Re it further
Ilexnlveri. hv thin Cnmmlailnn. that tlitt
amount of said special assessment roll be
divided into three Installments by suld
City Assessor, one of said installments to
be collected each year, the first to become
due and puyable upon the first day of
juiy, wit, and the remainder or said in
stallments annually thereafter upon the
first day of July of each und every year.
with annual Interest thereon lit tho rate
of six per cent per annum. The City
Assessor is Hereby directed to Immedlute
ly prepare a special assessment roll for
the first Installment of said assessment
mid present the same to this Commis
sion rortnwitu for confirmation.
This being the date set for henrlnir oh
Jectlous to the construction of a sewer on
Genesee street from Oak street east 511
feet, an opportunity wns given for ob
jections nnd the assessment roll whs re
viewed. .No protests were offered to the
improvement or the assessment. The fol
lowing resolution wns presented and on
motion oi Air. ilanscom same was adopt
ed; uyes, Ilanscom, Roseveur, Wright.
Resolution No. 1037.
Whereas, the City Clerk has. pursuant
to n resolution or tins Commission passed
upon the 5th day of April. A. D. 1017.
given notice according to the terms or the
charter of the City of Owosso, of the in
tention of the Commission to construct
sewer along East Genesee street from
South Oulc slreet east 511 feet, and that
this Commission will meet nt the office
of the City Clerk of said City upon the
HUH day of April. A. 1). 1917. and hear
objections to suld proposed Improvement,
nt wnicn time ana place opportunity will
be given all persons Interested to be heard
regarding said Improvement und the as
sessment; and
Whereas, said Commission did meet nt
the time and place mentioned in said
notice nnd did give opportunity to nil
persons interested to be heard recrardlnir
said Improvement and the assessment; and
wnereas, no opjectlons having been
made to said improvement or the assess
ment, ue it
Resolved, by the Commission of the City
of Owosso, that sold Improvement be made
nnd that a sewer be constructed on Eust
uenesee street in the City of Owosso from
South Oak street east 511 feet, at an esti
mated cost or X4.s.xi".i, of which sum one
sixth shall be paid from the general sew
er fund of the City of Owosso. Be it
iiirtuer
Resolved, that whereas, there being no
oojecuoiiH to saia special assessment roll
for the foregoing Improvement, nnd all
persons Interested having had an oppor
tunity to be heard, the special assessment
ron ror rue &nst tienesee street sewer as
described above be and the same Is here
by confirmed. Be It further
Resolved, by this Commission, that the
assessments set rorth in said roll be col
lected directly from said special assess
ment roll. Be It further
Resolved, by this Commission, that the
nmotint or said special assessment roll
be divided Into three installments by said
City Assessor, one of said Installments to
lie collected each year, the first to become
due und payable upon the first dav of
July, 1917, und the remainder of said in
stallments annually thereafter upon the
first day of July of each nnd every year,
with annual Interest thereon nt the rnte
of six per cent per annum. The Cltv As
sessor is hereby directed to immediately
prepare n special assessment roll for the
first installment of said nssement and pre
sent the same to this Commission forth
with for confirmation.
This being the date set for henrlng ob
jections to the construction of a sewer on
Park street from Stewart street south
010 feet, an opportunity was given for ob
jections und the assessment roll reviewed.
No protests were offered to the improve
ment or the assessment. The following
resolution wns presented nnd on motion
of Mr. Rosevear same was ndopted; ayes,
Ilanscom, Rosevenr, Wright:
Resolution No. 1038.
Whereas, tho City Clerk has. pursuant
to a resolution of this Commission pussed
upon the 5th day of April, A. D. 1917,
given notice according to the terms of the
charter of tho City of Owosso of the in
tention of the Commission to construct
n sewer along South Park street in the
City of Owosso from East Stewart street
south 4 dO feet, nnd that this Commission
will meet at the office of the City Clerk
of said City upon the "Otli day of April.
a. i. l'.ur, and near onjcctions to said
proposed improvement, nt which time nnd
plsce opportunity will be given all per
sons Interested to be henrd regarding said
improvement nnd the assessment, nnd
Whereas, said Commission did meet nt
the time and place mentioned in said no
tice and did give opportunity to nil per
sons Interested to be henrd regarding said
Improvement and the assessment, nnd
Whereas, no objections having been
mnde to said improvement or tho assess
ment, be it
Resolved by the Commission of the Cltv
of Owosso, that said improvement be
mnde nnd that a sewer be constructed on
South Park street In the City of Owosso
from East Stewart street south 400 feet, at
an estimated cost of $42'J.7.", of which
sum one-sixth shall be paid from the gen
eral sewer fund of the City of Owosso.
Be it further
Resolved, that whereas, there being no
objections to said special assessment roll
for the foregoing Improvement, and all
persons Interested having bad an oppor
tunity to be henrd, the special assessment
roll for the South Park street sewer as
described above be and the same Is here
by confirmed. Be it further
Resolved, by this Commission, that the
assessments set forth in said roll be col
lected directly from said special assess
ment roll. Be it further
Resolved, by this Commission, that tho
amount of said special assessment roll be
divided into three Installments bv said
City Assessor, one of said Installments to
be collected each year, the first to become
due and payable upon the first day of
July, 1017, and the remainder of said In
stnllments annually thereafter upon the
first day of July of each and every year,
with annual interest thereon at the rate
of six per cent per annum. The Cltv As
sessor Is hereby directed to immediately
Rrepare a special assessment roll for the
rst installment of said assessment and
present the same to this Commission
forthwith for confirmation.
This being the date set for hearing ot-
jectlons to the sprinkling or certain
streets with oil. an opportunity was given
for objections and the assessment roll was
reviewed. No protests were offered to the
improvement or the assessmeut. The fol
lowing resolution was presented and on
motion or nir. uosevear same was adopt
ea; ayes, uuuncom, uosevear, wngni:
Resolution No. 1039.
Whereas, the City Clerk baa. " pursuant
to a resolution or mis commission passed
upon tne 21st nay oi oiarcn, a. u. iuit
given notice according to the terms
the charter of the City of Owosso of the
intention of the Commission to oil certain
streets in the City of Owosso, to-wlt
Chlpman street from Main atreet aout
to the city limits;
State street from Main street south to
the right of way of the Ann Aroor Rail
way Company;
Lansing areet from West Mason atreet
south to Lynn atreet;
Cedar street from Casa atreet north to
the end of said street;
Elm street from Main street north to
West Mason atreet;
Shiawassee street from Casa street north
to Jeanette atreet;
Adams street from Williams street north
to Elizabeth atreet;
Park street from Main atreet north to
Mason atreet;
Stewart street from South Park street
west to Cblpmun street;
Corunna avenue from Washington street
east to the City limits;
Main street from the right of way of the
railroad company west to liroon street
Exchange street from Elm street west
to Lansing street;
Mason street from Water street east to
Dewey street;
Oliver street from Dewey street enst to
Gould street, and that this commission
will meet at the office of tbe City Clerk
of said Cltv upon the 30th day of April
A. I). 1017. and hear objections to said
proposed improvement and at the same
time review the assessment roll for the
special assessmeut for said improvement
at which time nnd place opportunity will
be gl'ii all persons Interested to be beard
regarding said improvement and tne ns
sessment; and,
Whereas, said Commission did meet a
the time nnd nlnco mentioned in said
notice und did give opportunity to all
persons interested to be henrd regarding
said improvement and the assessment; and
Whereas, no objections were made to
said Improvement or the assessmeut, be
it
Resolved, by the Commission of the
City of Owosso, that said improvement be
made and t hut the following streets be
oiled, to-wlt:
Chlpman street from Main street south
to the City limits;
State street from Main street south to
the right of way of the Ann Arbor Rail
way Company;
Lansing sreet from West Mason street
south to Lynn street;
Cedar street from Cuss street north to
the end of said street;
Elm street from Main street north to
West Mason street;
Shiawassee street from Cass street north
to Jeunctto street;
Adams street from Williams street
north to Elizabeth street;
Park street from Malu street north to
Mason street;
Stewart street from South Tark street
west to Chlpman street;
Corunna iivenue from Washington street
east to the City limits;
Main street from Oak street east to the
City limits;
Main street from the right of way of
the railway company west to Brook street;
Exchange street from Elm street west
to Lansing street;
Mason street from Water street east to
Dewey street;
Oliver street from Dewey street east to
Oouid street.
Be it further resolved, that there being
no objections to said assessment roll for
the foregoing improvement and all per
sons interested having had an opportunity
to be heard, the special assessment roll
for the oiling or streets ns above described
be and tbe same Is hereby confirmed.
Be It further resolved, by this Commis
sion, that the assessment set forth In said
roll be collected directly from said spec
ial assessment roll and that the same shall
become due nnd payable upon the 1st duy
of July, 1917. ,
A contract for rental of building for the
department of public improvements was
presented. Mr. Rosevear moved that the
ontract be upproved ond the Mayor and
City Clerk instructed to sign the snme,
which prevailed; ayes, ilanscom, itose
veor, Wright.
The following resolution wns presented
und on motion of Mr. Ilanscom same was
adopted; ayes, Ilanscom, Roseveur,
Wright:
Resolution No. 1010.
Resolved, by the Commission of the
'lty of Owosso, that It be and Is hereby
leteimlned by this Commission that the
alley running east and west through block
::i or the original plat or the city of
lty of owosso. from Hall street to nter
treet, be graded and paved nnd cement
oncrete curb Ite constructed, said paving
he or liricK, at an estimated cost or
$1180.10. and that seventy-five per cent of
lie entire cost or sucn improvement. Ill
uming tne cost or Insurance, surveys.
Inns, estimates, superintendence, ndver-
Islng and the cost of construction, be
aid by special assessment, und that tho
remainder or the cost aforesaid be paid
from the general street fund of the (.'lty
r tnvosso; tnat tne roiiowing lots und
reiulses constitute the special assessment
district upon which the special assessment
loresaid lie levied: All the lots nnd par
els of land fronting and abutting upon
said proposed Improvement, same to be
ssessen uccording to the frontage there
on.
The City Assessor Is hereby directed to
prepare n special assessment roll for n
pec mi assessment unon the lands constl-
utlng the special assessment district un
on said Improvement for the sum of $K)1.S',
same being seventy-five per cent of the
cost of snld work us estimated, nnd the
ost or insurance, surveys, plans, esti
mates, superintendence, advertising and
he cost of construction, snld assessment
o be made upon the basis of frontnsre no
on said improvement.
Cpon filing snld assessment roll In the
lllce of the City Celrk. by the Cltv Asses
sor, nnd It being by said City Clerk con
secutively numbered nnd certified to by
the City Assessor as provided In the char
ter of the City of Owosso, the City Clerk
nereoy directed to give notice nccord-
ng to the terms of said charter for nt
east two weeks in some newspaper of the
City of Owosso of the action of the Com
mission In relation to the proposed 1m
prvement above described, of the work to
be done and of the district to be assessed,
nd thst plans, spcclflcntious and esti
mates rf the cost of snld lmprovefent are
on file in his office for public inspection
and of a time when the Commission will
meet nnd consider objections thereto, nnd
the special assessment roll theretofore
made by the City Assessor for the pur
pose of defraying that pnrt of the expense
of snld Improvement to be paid by a spec-
al assessment ns anove stated is to ne
n file In his office for public Inspection,
nd that the Commission will meet at tie
Imo therein set forth at least two weeks
fter the filing of snld roll, to review said
ssessmcift roll, at which time and place
opportunity will be given all persons In
terested to ic nenrd regarding tne tin-
royement and the assessment.
The following resolution was presented
nd on motion of Mr. Rosevenr same was
(looted: arcs. Ilanscom. Rosevenr.
Wright:
Resolution No. toll.
Resolved, by the Commission of tbe Cltv
of Owosso, that the City Attorney be in-
tructed to take tne necessary steps to
compel he Owosso and Corunna Elocrlc
Company or me jviicnigan uauway com
pany to move their racks to the center
of Corunna n venue from Lincoln avenue
trust to the City limits of- the City of
Owosso.
The following resolution waa presented
aud on tuotlou of Mr. Uosevear tam waa
adopted; ayes, Ilanscom, Uosevear,
Wright:
April 80, 1917.
Resolved by the Commission of the City of
Owosso that tbe claims and accounts hereto
attached bo approved and the Mayor and Cleric
are hereby instructed to issue warrants on the
City Treasurer against the various funds for
amounts shown:
raOU CONTINGENT FOND
Earl Palmer - 100
Sturtevant A Blood Co So
Bludeuu, Siebert A Gates So 00
Times Printing Co 10 18
Doubleday-Hunt-Dolan Co S8 So
Owosso Store account. 38 49
Expense account So
F K Korster M S 60
LH McDowell 8 60
A Perry 18 ou
John MartlnMM -. 1800
C L Revenauuh 18 00
TROM POLIOS DEPARTMENT FUND
Phillips & Taylor M I Bo
A Root in
P Dellamater 60
FScotield . 60
W S Patterson 17 60
G J D nyea )fl 75
W S Fuller is 75
A Gerard o 7S
MKerby is 7
FROM GENERAL STREET FUND
Southard & Densmore
Sturtevant It Blood Co
S Plant
Albert Fuller
M Van Buren
Dorr King
Store & Def. Fund
D Speck ..
E Hesse
C Giffei
J Helt
J S Warren
Owosso Store Account
13
1 60
I 60
1 25
1 00
6 00
7 60
12 25
12 25
12 25
13 25
I 63
80 IS
FROM SPRINKLING FUND
J M Warren.
H E Hoose . .
28 00
20 00
FROM FIRE DEPARTMENT FUND
John Hughes
5 n
14 07
23 65
7 00
40
1 00
3 6a
Owosso Store Account..
Geo Preston
B L Axford
Owosso Vulcanizing Co.
A E Csmer Co ,
H A Dudeck
FROM WATER WORKS FUND
Detroit Lead Pipe Works .
38 94
10
1 80
2 60
8 78
65
12 37
U 15
6 00
75
50
Southard & Densmore
Sturtevant & Blood Co
Detroit Lead Pipe Works.
Oarlock Packing Co
Expense account
O Henderson
W Vorce
R F Dutcher
W J Hall
J Porter
FROM THE GENERAL SEWER FUND
Owosso Vulcanizing Co
35
2 00
EOrdlway
From the Mason & Gilbert Street
Sewer Fund
Chase Boot Shop
Owosso Mfg Co
4 00
10 to
4 00
10
10 5D
! 60
6 88
6 88
5 60
5 60
4 13
2 60
2 60
3 15
2 60
12 60
Fred Welch
Southard & Densmore
Will King
Sam Plant
J Mitts
Mike. Manzer
D Tucker
S Johnson
E Ordlway
E Parker
David Cope
J S Warren
Frank Marks
Store and Deficiency fund
FROM LIBRARY. FUND
ACMcClurg&Co 7 20
Harry K Smith & Co 6 20
Frances Jones 60 00
M McBain 25 00
Albert Jebb 24 00
FROM PARK FUND
EOrdlway 2 50
J S Warren S 13
E Parker . 2 88
Dave Cope 2 88
H Johnson II 00
Store & Def fund 4 60
STORE & DEriCIESCT FUND
Fred Welch
4 88
15 00
Geo Freet ..
Mr. Rosevenr moved that the Commis
sion proceed to the election of a supervis
or for the third ward to fill vucancy.
which prevailed ; nyes, Ilanscom, Rose
venr. Wright. A ballot was taken In
which James R. Ketcbam received 3 votes
and accordingly Mr. Ketcham was dew
lured appointed.
Mr. Rosevenr moved Hint the Cnmniln.
slon extend retiring City Clerk Dumornl
n vote or tunuKs ror uis services to the
Commission during the past three years,
which prevailed: nves. llntiaiMim limo.
veur, Wright.
Mr. Rosevear moved that tho fommteslnn
adjourn, which prevailed; ayes Hunscom.
Kosevear, Wright.
A.T. WRIGHT.
Mayor.
ARTHUR II. DUMOND.
City Clerk.
Notice at ruhllc Improvement
And of Special Assessment No. 141 for the
sprinkling of certain streets with oil.
To All Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to a resolution of the Commls-
Ion of the City of Owosso ndopted at a
session held upon the Kith day of April,
A. I). 1917, notice Is hereby given that the
t lty or owosso proposes to make the roi
iowing Improvement, viz:
To sprinkle the following streets with
oil:
E. Exchange street from Turk street to
Dewey street.
W. Mason street from John street to
Lansing street.
King street from Ada street to nickory
street.
Comstock street from Ball street to
Hickory street.
John street from Main street to West
Mason street.
Ball street from Comstock street to
Main street.
Ball street from Mason street to King
street.
Washington street from Oliver atreet to
North street.
Saginaw street from Oliver street to
King street.
Dewey street from Comstock street to
Oliver street.
Oak wood avenue from Main .street to
Jerome avenue.
That the Diana and sneclfleatlons and
estimates of cost are on file In my office
for public Inspection; that the Commis
sion have designated ns the special assess
ment district upon which the special as
sessment for said improvement shall be
levied all the lots and parcels of land
fronting and abutting upon said proposed
Improvement, the same io he npMel ne.
cording to frontage.
I he commission of the Cltv of Owosso
will meet at Its regnlar session on Mon
day, the Both day of April. A. 1). 1017.
t ( :bo o'clock In the afternoon, when it
rill hear objections tn the lm
s aforesaid and to the district tn be -
sessed.
Notice Is also herebv trlren that tha
peclal assessment heretofore made hv the
City Assessor for the purpose of defray-
iir- iiihi portion or tne costs which the
oinmission decided should be, paid and
orne by s peel si assessment for the Im
provement as aforesaid Is now on Hie In
mv office for public Inspection. The Com
mission oi me city or tiwosso will meet
its regular session on Monday, May
A. D. 1017. at 7:.'10 nVWIr In tho
fternoon to review the special assessment
nd hear any objections to anv assessment
hlch may be made bv anv ncrmm deem-.
ng himself aggrieved thereby.
i'uiru siiru 11 1 II, J.U4.
ARTHUR II.
I)I-on
City Clerk.
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