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trbor Voters Refuse To Rlaise
oiney For Celebration; May
NE DEMOCRAT, VICTORIOUS
ers of Ann Arbor approved by
majority all the issues in Mon-
city election with the except-
f .the resolution that proposed
10,000 be raised by taxation forl
entennial celebration of the
ing of 'the city. - The, ; esolution
urned down on avote of 1,24S5
spite of the fact that the cen-I
L celebration was defeated by 1
sive negatiye vote, D. W. Spring-
airmnan of the com-mittee to fi-
the event declared yesterday
s not a dead issue.
uld a survey of the votes show
a sufficient number of citizens
ehind the project, a private cam-
will be launched to raise the
by voluntary contributions.
important bonding issues that
carried in the election give the
fire commissioners a bond issue of
$30,000 to purchase new equipment,
and $10,000 by taxation to purchase
new fire sites.
Additional paving was made possi-
ble when the resolution to raise the
paving bond limit to $500,000 was
passed. Four pieces of land located
on Geddes avenue, on Pontiac road,
on Packard street, and on Dexter
avenue will be annexed to the city
from Ann Arbor township.
With 11 republican city officials re-
turned to office, the republicans are
more firmly intrenched in the com-
mon council than before. Of the '7
alderman elected monda.y the repub-
lc nP, got ;6, the only successful dem-
ocrat being Benjimirl HGraf in the
second ward. There will now be 12
roiiblican and 2 :democratic alder-
Im'en-in the council.
A rush job is. being done on the
Nurses' home as ;cement is now.being
pou'red on the second floor, while col-
umns are being put up for the third.
Appropriation has been made by the
Regents to complete some of the work
which has been hanging over in the1
East Engineering building. A stor-
age shed for the shops department1
will be erected in the court and elec-
tric fixtures will be installed in the li-
brary and lobby.
These fixtures will be of the same
style as, those used in the library.
In the shed, which will have two units,
with a _cement walk between, there
will be space provided for cast iron,
sand, and other shops material. A re-"
ceiving stand will also be built so the
nmaterials can be easily unloaded from
trucks and wheeled into the storage
The sheds, which will be of face
brick to match the rest of the build-
ing, will allow the removal of the old
storage sheds by the side of the old
shops building. The funds appro-
priated also provide funds to supply!
class room benches of the new type
which are being made through the
Engineering shops and the Buildings
and Grounds department throughout
Build (yin Addition
Thirty-six thousand square feet of
additional office space will be provid-
ed for the staff of Dr. George A.
May, director of Waterman gymnas-
ium, when the two story addition that
is now beint built on the southeast
side of the gymnasium is completed.
It is expected that this will be done by
the last of May or sooner.
A lecture room will be provided on
the first floor, with a double door
partition so that it can be made into
two class rooms if needed. The sec-
ond floor of the addition will be de-
voted entirely to -office space. The
class rooms will be used for physical
Plans for the structure provide for
a new entrance to the gym on East
University, while the old one now fac-'
ing on the campus will be completely
remodeled. New steel roof trusses
have been built and the ol(I gym roof
will be extended to cover both parts.
Part of Power Plant Ready
Coal has been stored in the north
part of the new power plant addition,
but the extension crane has not been
completed for use. The structural steel
for this is all standing and is now be-
ing riveted in place.
The entire addition will be ready for
use by next September, and will in-
crease the boiler capacity of the plant
by 2,000 horse power. The coke ca- been laid. This is 35 feet in depth,
paciy will also be increased by 40,000 while the chimney itself will be 250
tons. Brick work on the walls will be- feet high, with a top diameter of 14
gin next Monday. feet. This, like the present chimney,
All contracts for the structural work will be of radial brick.
have been let and the equipment con-
tracts are being let as fast as they are Put in Windows
approved. Three side tracks will be Windows have been installed in the
provided instead of one also, one of first floor of the new literary building,
these for coal, one for ashes, and fqr and the sashes are now nearly all in,
building material. except for the second floor. Plaster-
Foundation for the new chimney ing has been entirely completed in the
that will be build to care for the ad- basement and is well under way on
ditional size of the plant have already the first floor.
When completed the building will
have a rather rough coat of plaster
in the halls and rooms., on the order
of that in the Natural Science and
High School buildings. Work on put-
ting on the top cornice has started,
in the southeast corner.
Postcards showing the entire build-
ing, as planned, .with the four pro-
posed sections complete have been
published and put on sale in town.
"Jimmie the adtaker" sells anything
Reule - Conlin
Stone work on the new Medical
building will start soon, the brick
work being complete on the court side
and the ends.
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