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made return thereof to the village clerk, within the time and in the manner provided for making return of village elections, together with the poll list, register of electors and box containing the ballots cast at said election, from which statement and return it appears that upon said question of city incorporation :

The whole number of votes given at the election for and against the proposition was nine hundred and seven (907) of which number seven hundred and fifty-seven (757) votes contained the word “Yes” and were given for said proposition and one hundred and fifty (150) votes contained the word “No” and were given against said proposition, and

WHEREAS this council has at this meeting determined the result of the . election upon the said question of city incorporation, and

WHEREAS it appears to this council that a majority of all the votes legally given at such election upon the question of such incorporation were given for the incorporation of said village of Hancock as a city, therefore be it

Resolved by the council of the village of Hancock, That at the annual village election held in the village of Hancock on Monday the 9th day of March, A. D. 1903, the question as to whether said village should be incorporated as a city of the fourth class, under the provisions of an act entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of cities of the 'fourth class'," being act number 215 of the Session Laws of eighteen hun. dred and ninety-five, as amended, was submitted to a vote of the electors of the village, and that a majority of those voting upon the question voted for city incorporation, and said council declares that, in accordance with said vote, the said village of Hancock shall be and is incorporated as a city of the fourth class by the name of “The City of Hancock."

The foregoing resolution was adopted by the following vote:

Ayes—Trustees C. A. Wright, S. P. Payne, G. W. Emery, William H. Dodge. Nays-None.

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STATE OF MICHIGAN,

County of Houghton.

We, Archibald J. Scott, president, and Michael Finn, clerk, of the village of Hancock in said county and State, do hereby certify that the foregoing copy of record of proceedings and declaration of incorporation, is a true copy taken from the records of the proceedings of the council of said village of the meeting thereof held on the 12th day of March, A. D. 1903, and a true copy of the resolution adopted thereat declaring the incorporation of the city of Hancock, and of the whole thereof as compared by us with the original record thereof, in so far as the same relates to said resolution declaring said incorporation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, We have hereunto set our hands and

affixed the corporate seal of said village this 13th day of [L. 9.] March, A. D. 1903.

ARCHIBALD J. SCOTT,

President. MICHAEL FINN,

Clerk.

HOUGHTON COUNTY.

In the matter of the organization of the village of Hubbell. A meeting of the board of supervisors for the county of Houghton was held pursuant to adjournment at the office of the county clerk in the village of Houghton in said county on Tuesday the eighth day of September A. D. 1903.

The following supervisors were present, viz. :—W. D. Calverley, Portage township; F. G. Coggin, Stanton township; A. D. Edwards, Adams township; Donald Grant, Laird township; S. B. Harris, Quincy township; J. S. Harrington, Chassel township; William Kroll, Duncan township; Wm. E. Parnall, Osceola township; R. H. Shields, Franklin township; Charles Smith, Torch Lake township; F. L. Van Orden, Elm River township; Daniel Washburn, Hancock township; George C. Bentley, second ward, city of Hancock; Thos. Coughlin, third ward, city of Hancock; J. E. Scallon, fourth ward, city of Hancock; John Duncan, chairman, Calumet township.

The board was called to order by the chairman.

The following preamble and resolution were presented : In the matter of the application of certain legal voters, for the incorpo

ration of a village to be known as the village of Ingot.

WHEREAS, An application has been duly made to the board of supervisors of the county of Houghton, by A. F. Fischer, Adam G. Kaufman, Donald K. Macdonald, Joseph Ethier, William Fitzpatrick, A. G. Cog. gan, John R. McDonald, Frank A. Mayworm. Herman Kahler, James Teefey, Exavier Gillet, Alfred Leclerc, Nicholas Michels, Ouizine Perrault, James Trethewey, Fred J. Hosang, Patrick Bogan, Joseph Wise, John Munn, Elzeurd Bisson, Ernest Voyer, D. R. Tennant, Patrick Slat. tery, John Harrington, John M. Rule, Frank W. Kessler, Eugene Rheaume, William Dunstone, Benjamin Rillston, and Francis Stack all of whom are legal voters residing within the territory which is proposed in said application for incorporation into the village of Ingot, for the incorporation of the territory hereinafter described into á village, and it appearing to said board that the territory proposed to be incorporated as aforesaid, is situated in the county of Houghton and is not included in any incorporated village, and such applicants having within sixty days before making such application caused an accurate census to be taken of the resident population of such territory, which census among other things exhibits the name of every head of a family residing within such territory on such day and the number of persons then belonging to such family, which census is duly verified by the affidavit of Adam G. Kaufman and William Fitzpatrick, the persons who took the same, writ. teen on such census;

And it further appearing to said board by due proof on file, that notice in writing of such intended application signed by such thirty (30) applicants, residents and legal voters in such territory, has been duly published and posted up in the manner and during the time required by law. And the said applicants having presented their petition subscribed

by them, and having thereunto attached such census and affidavit verifying the same, and a copy of the notice required, with affidavits of posting and publishing the same as aforesaid, at the time specified in such notice, and it also appearing to the satisfaction of the said board that all the requirements of the act providing for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan, and defining their powers and duties, the same being chapter eighty-seven (87) of the Compiled Laws of 1897 and its amendments, in respect to such application have been complied with, and that the territory determined upon as hereinafter described contains the population required by said act, and it also appearing to said board upon consideration thereof that the following pieces or parcels of land ought to be excluded from the territory to be incorporated, namely: Lot four (4) in block one (1), lot five (5) in block two (2), lot six (6) in block three (3) of Paine. Fisher and McIntyre's addition to Grover, and lots naught (0), one (1), two (2), three (3), four (4), five (5) and six (6) in block ten (10) in the village of Grover, and lot three (3), section twelve (12), town fifty-five (55), range thirty-three (33) west, and that the said application as to the portion of said territory hereinafter described, ought to be granted, and it seeming proper to said board, that the name of said village be the village of Hubbell.

Thereupon it is ordered and determined by the said board that the territory described as follows, the same being a part of the territory described in said petition, to wit: Beginning at a point on the range line between ranges thirty-two (32) and thirty-three (33) west where it is intersected by the line separating lot three (3) from lot four (4) in block one (1) in Paine, Fisher and McIntyre's addition to Grover; thence northward along said range line to the center line of Lake View street in North Grover; thence northwesterly along the center line of Lake View street to the center line of Center street in North Grover, thence southwesterly along the center line of Center street to the center line of Daisy street in Kesseler's addition to Grover; thence northwesterly along the center line of Daisy street to the one-sixteenth (1-16) section line between the southwest quarter (S. W. 14) of the northeast quarter (N. E. 14) and the southeast quarter (S. E. 14) of the northeast quarter (N. E. 14) of section twelve (12) town fifty-five (55) north of range thirty-three (33) west; thence southward along said one-sixteenth (1-16) section line and its continuation to the shore of Torch lake, thence along the shore of Torch lake to the southeasterly line of Garfield avenue. thence along the southeasterly line of Garfield avenue to the line between lot nine (9) in block ten (10) and lot seven (7) in block eight (8) of Grover; thence northwesterly along said line between lot numbered nine (9) in block numbered ten (10) and lot numbered seven (7) in block numbered eight (8) and continuing to the corner of lots numbered seven (7) and eight (8) in block numbered eight (8) of Grover, thence northeasterly along the line between lots numbered seven (7) and eight (8) to the line between lots numbered six (6) and eight (8) all in block numbered eight (8) in Grover; thence northwesterly along the line between lots numbered six (6) and eight (8) and lots numbered five (5) and nine (9) to the corner common to lots numbered two (2), three (3), five (5), and nine (9) all in block eight (8) Grover; thence northeasterly along the line separating lot numbạred five (5) from lots numbered three (3) and four (4) in block numbered eight (8) Grover and continuing across Dee street and along the line separating lot six (6) from lots one (1), two (2) and

three (3) in block numbered nine (9) to the line between lots numbered three (3) and four (4) in block numbered nine (9) in Grover; thence northwesterly along the line between lots three (3) and four (4) in block nine (9) to Grant avenue, all in Grover; thence northeasterly along the southeasterly line of Grant avenue to the north line of Grover; thence westward along the said north line of Grover, to its intersection with the line between lot four (4) in block four (4) and lot eight (8) block "A" both in Paine, Fisher and McIntyre's addition to Grover; thence northeasterly along said line between said lof four (4) in block four (4) and lot eight (8) in block "A", and continuing along the line between lot five (5) and eight (8) to the line between lots five (5) and six (6) in block three (3) in Paine, Fisher and McIntyre's addition to Grover; thence northwesterly along the line between lots five (5) and six (6) in block three (3) to their common corner with lots two (2) and three (3) in block three (3), thence northeasterly along the line separating lot six (6) from lots one (1) and two (2) in block three (3) and its continuation crossing Mildred street and continuing along the line between lot five (5) and lots three (3) and four (4) in block two (2) and along the line between lot six (6) and lots one (1) and two (2) in block two (2) and continuing said line across Daisy street and along the line between lots three (3) and four (4) in block one (1) to the place of beginning, shall be and the same is an incorporated village by the name of the village of Hubbell. That the first election for the said village of Hubbell shall be held on Monday the twelfth day of October, A. D. 1903, at "Our Boys Club Room," in said village, that Joseph Wise, John R. McDonald, Frank Reding and Patrick Scanlon, Jr., shall constitute the board of registration for said first election to be held in said village, and that the members of said board of registration shall also act as inspectors of election at said first election.

Which resolution on motion of Supervisor Smith duly seconded, was adopted by the following vote:

Yes--Supervisors Bentley, Calverley, Coggin, Coughlin, Edwards, Grant, Harris, Harrington, Kroll, Parnall, Scallon, Shields, Smith, Van Orden, Washburn and the Chairman.-16. No—None.

A majority of all the supervisors elected being present and voting therefor.

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STATE OF MICHIGAN,

County of Houghton.

I, Louis H. Richardson, clerk of the said county of Houghton and clerk of the circuit court for said county, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of an order incorporating the village of Hubbell made by the board of supervisors of Houghton county, Michigan, at a session of said board held on Tuesday, September 8th, A. D. 1903, as appears of record in my office. That I have carefully compared the same with the original, and it is a true transcript therefrom and of the whole thereof.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and

affixed the seal of said circuit court at Houghton, Michi[L..] gan. this sixth day of October, A. D. 1903.

LOUIS H. RICHARDSON,

Clerk.

HURON COUNTY.

In the matter of the incorporation of the village of Pigeon. WHEREAS, Application having been made to the board of supervisors for the county of Huron, to incorporate the village of Pigeon, Huron county, Michigan, and it appearing by the petition for said incorporation that the territory of said village is not included in any incorporated village and contains an area of not less than one square mile and a resident population of not less than 300 residents, and it further appearing by the petition that not less than 30 resident voters have prayed said incorporation, and it further appearing that the proper census has been made of said territory and that all notices and prerequisites pertaining to said incorporation have been complied with and all parties interested in them have been heard. Now therefore;

Sec. 1. The board of supervisors for the county of Huron and State of Michigan, hereby order, enact and declare that the following described territory, to wit: The south one-half of section two (2), and the north one-half of section eleven (11), in township sixteen north of range ten east, being in the township of Winsor, Huron county, Michigan, being territory not included in any incorporated village. Be and the same is hereby made and constituted the village corporate by the name of the village of Pigeon. By virtue of and under the provisions of "an act entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of villages within the State of Michigan and defining their powers and duties," approved February 19th, A. D. 1895.

Sec. 2. The first election of officers of said village shall be held on the first Monday in December, A. D. 1902, at the K. 0. T. M. hall in said village.

Sec. 3. The following four discreet persons, residents of such territory, and qualified voters, electors therein, who shall constitute a board of registration for said first election to be held in said village and who shall also act as inspectors of election at said first election, to wit: Edmund Bundscho, Ernest Paul, Alphonso A. Pruner, George H. A. Shaw. All of which is respectfully submitted.

G. 1. BROWN,
WILLIAM GWINN,
JACOB GREMEL,

Committee. STATE OF MICHIGAN,

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County of Huron, I, George M. Clark, clerk of the circuit court for said county, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and compared copy of an original resolution in said cause now on record in the office of the clerk of said county and court, and the whole of such original record.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and

affixed the seal of said court at the village of Bad Axe, (L. s.] this 15th day of Oct., A. D. 1902.

GEO. M. CLARK,

County Clerk

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