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heard touching the proposed boundaries of such village, and after such hearing and due consideration of such petition being had by the board and it appearing to the board that said council did by resolution, adopted at its meeting on April 14th, 1902, determine to alter the boundaries of said village as in said petition set forth.
It is now resolved pursuant to the statute in such case made and provided as follows:
That the board does hereby order and determine that the prayer contained in said petition be and the same is hereby granted, and it is hereby ordered and determined by the board that the following described lands and premises adjoining said village be and hereby are added to the village of Hancock, and made a part thereof, viz.: Beginning at an iron bar which marks the intersection of the center of Quincy street and the north and south center lines of sec. 27, T. 55 N., R. 34 W., of the meridian of Michigan, run thence north on said center line 750 feet to the center of said sec. 27; thence east on the east and west center line of said sec. 27, 577.8 feet to the west boundary of Anthony's Second Addition to Hancock, the plat of which is now on record in the office of the register of deeds of Houghton county; thence northerly along the west boundary of the said addition 400.7 feet, to the north side of Prospect street, thence east along the north side of Prospect street, 1,508.98 feet to Poplar street, thence north along the west side of Poplar street 380 feet to the north side of Summit street; thence east on said north side of Summit street, 662.59 feet, to the section line on the east side of said sec. 27; thence south on said section line 993 feet to the northwest corner of the Hancock Copper Mining Company's addition to the village of Hancock, the plat of which is now on record in the office of the register of deeds for Houghton county; thence east along the north boundary of the last named addition, 1,230.83 feet to the northeast corner of said addition, thence S. 62 degrees 31' E. 181.5 feet; thence S. 30 degrees 28′ E. 384 feet; thence S. 49 degrees 43′ E. 385 feet to a point which is 46.38 feet north of the northwest corner of the Quincy Hillside addition to the village of Hancock, the plat of which is now on record in the office of the register of deeds for Houghton county; thence S. 62 degrees 15' E. 236.66 feet; thence S. 51 degrees 58′ E. 69.55 feet; thence S. 44 degrees 07′ E. 45 feet; thence S. 45 degrees 281 E. 49.51 feet; thence S. 78 degrees 16′ E. 189.49 feet; thence S. 88 degrees 49′ E. 360 feet; thence S. 63 degrees 26′ E. 11.18 feet; thence west 265 feet; thence S. 69 degrees 1612' E. 254.3 feet; thence S. 60 degrees 15' E. 40.31 feet; thence S. 71 degrees 02′ E. 142.75 feet to the north boundary of block A of the said Quincy Hillside addition; thence east 280 feet to the northeast corner of said block A; thence N 83 degrees 49′ E. 406.75 feet to the northwest corner of the Quincy addition to Hancock, the plat of which is now on record in the office of the register of deeds for Houghton county; thence east along the north boundary of said Quincy addition. 1,016.7 feet to the line between sections 25 and 26 T. 55 N., R. 34 W; thence south on said section line 117.8 feet to the northwest corner of the village of East Hancock, the plat of which is now on record in the office of the register of deeds for Houghton county; thence east along the north boundary of the said village of East Hancock, 279.9 feet; thence S. 19 degrees 32′ E. 341 feet; thence E. 20 feet; thence S. 339 feet to the south boundary of said section 25; thence west on said section line, 424 feet to the corner of sections 25, 26, 35 and 36. Thence S. 84 degrees 45′ W. 225.4 feet; thence S. 5 degrees 15′ E. 297.2 feet; thence N. 85 de
grees 15′ W. 375.7 feet; thence N. 89 degrees 19′ W. 206.4 feet; thence N. 64 degrees 37′ W. 168.45 feet to the southwest corner of the aforesaid Quincy addition; thence northwesterly 179.74 feet to a point which is on the eastern prolongation of the line forming the south boundary of Hancock street of the village of Hancock, and 235 feet easterly of the northeast corner of block 2 of said village of Hancock; thence south at right angles to said Hancock street 100 feet; thence west parallel to Hancock street 55 feet; thence south at right angles to Hancock street 140 feet; thence west parallel to Hancock street 120 feet to the said village of Hancock; thence westerly along the northern limits of the village of Hancock as defined by act numbered 344 of the local acts of the legisla ture of Michigan of the session of 1895, to the point of beginning.
The above description includes the following plats, all of which are now on record in the office of the register of deeds for Houghton county, viz. Supervisor's addition to West Hancock, Anthony's addition to Hancock, Anthony's second addition to Hancock, Grove addition to Hancock, First addition to the village of West Hancock, Condon's second addition to West Hancock, Quincy addition to Hancock, Village of East Hancock. Also all that portion of the Hancock Copper Mining Company's addition to the village of Hancock which lies north of Franklin street. Also all that portion of Condon's third addition to Hancock which lies north of Quincy street. Also all that portion of the Quincy Hillside addition to the village of Hancock which is not already included within the present limits of the said village of Hancock, as defined by said local act number 344 of the legislature of the State of Michigan for 1895. Also all other parcels of land not platted but included within the above described boundary. Which resolution, on motion of Supervisor Shields, duly seconded, was adopted by the following vote, viz.:
Yeas- Supervisors Calverley, Coggin, Edwards, Harris, Nelson. Orr, Robinson, Reeder, Scott, Shields, Smith and VanOrden-12. Nays-None. Total 12.
A majority of all the supervisors elected being present and voting therefor.
I, Louis H. Richardson, clerk of Houghton county and clerk of the circuit court for the county of Houghton, do hereby certify, that the above and the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an order made by the board of supervisors of Houghton county, Michigan, at a session of said board held on Tuesday, May 13th, 1902, to alter the corporate limits of the village of Hancock in said county, as appears of record in my office. That I have 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 court, at Houghton, Michigan, this 21st day of May, A. D., 1902.
LOUIS H. RICHARDSON,
In the matter of the application of certain freeholders for the incorporation of the village of Hancock, as a city.
At a meeting of the council of the village of Hancock, Houghton county, Michigan, held at the council chambers, their usual place of meeting, in said village on Thursday the 12th day of March A. D. 1903, at eight o'clock in the evening, the usual hour for holding council meetings and the hour appointed in the by-laws for that purpose. There were present Archibald J. Scott, President, and Charles A. Wright, Samuel P. Payne, William H. Dodge and George W. Emery, trustees, and Michael Finn, clerk.
The following resolution was offered by Trustee Emery:
WHEREAS, At an adjourned meeting of the council of the village of Hancock, Houghton county, Michigan, held at said village on the 15th day of January, A. D. 1903, the following resolution was adopted, viz.: "WHEREAS, A petition of one hundred and more freeholders of the vil lage of Hancock has been presented to the council of said village setting forth that the population of said village at the last general census was over four thousand, and asking that the necessary steps be taken to incorporate said village as a city, and
WHEREAS the council of said village is satisfied that said village contains the requisite population as required by law for incorporation of said village as a city of the fourth class, now therefore be it
Resolved that the question as to whether the village shall be incorporated as a city of the fourth class, shall be submitted to a vote of the electors of the village at the next annual village election"; and
WHEREAS it appears to this council by due proof on file with the village clerk that, pursuant to the statute in such case made and provided, public notice of the time and place of holding such election and that the question whether the village of Hancock shall be incorporated as a city of the fourth class, under the provisions of act number 215 of the Session Laws of eighteen hundred and ninety-five, entitled "An act to provide for the incorporation of cities of the fourth class," as amended, would be submitted to a vote of the electors at said annual village election, duly published and posted, by the village clerk, in the manner and for the time provided for in said act, and
WHEREAS it appears to this council that said annual village election was held on the 9th day of March, A. D. 1903, at the village hall in said village, being the place and time designated therefor in said notice, and that said question was duly submitted to a vote of the electors of the village at said election, and
WHEREAS it appears to this council, that the inspectors of said election, immediately after the closing of the polls without adjourning, publicly canvassed the vote received by them and declared the result. And on the next day made a statement in writing of said election and the votes given thereat upon said proposition showing all things required by law, certified to by them under their hands to be correct, and duly
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 hundred 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.
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 March, A. D. 1903.
ARCHIBALD J. SCOTT,
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 incorporation 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. Coggan, 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 Slattery, 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 a 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, writteen 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