Clipped From The Cincinnati Enquirer
YxeTKBOAT morning the big pump in the uump- ing-bouse of the Water-works were started ap, snd some three boars Ister water began peorint out vt several of the hydranta In tbe lower levels. Tt appearance of hum running- from the Srs-plax waa the signal fur a general rush of the dtiaetae to tbe pomping-house to see the worklnja of the ma chinery, it welt paid all who took tbe trouble to g J up. forth bote monsters were so perfect la their action and movements that they seemed endowed with life. 7. D. Cook, of Toledo, the hydraulic engineer; Mr. Maxwell. Prof. J. W. See and otber noted gentlemen were preseot. There were three large leaxs discovered in th mains, censed by the opening la Tie, which had beea pot in to ran eerrK-e pipes to large manufactories and which had aot been closed. The engine were stopped to fix these. audit la thought that it will be several days before any pressure will be pat on the mains. AT a meeting of the School Board Monday night Mr. Matthias arose to a question of privilege, and read from the News what he said purported to be a report of the proceeding of the board at the previous meeting. In which tbe six members voting for tbe coal contract were stigmatised aa Tb Basse Old Six." "The Jtlng," c He Informed the board that he bad called on tbe editor, who had stated to him that the renort had beea faraiaoed by one ot the members of tne board at the request of th reporter, who on known to him bad failed to attend tbe meeting in person as instructed, Mr. Matthias said farther that the editor did not indorse the article, and said be sent the young maa there to give a true report of tbe proceeding as they occurred, aoa to net misrepresent or ting dirt. Tbe reporter, wha was present, asked and received permiasloa to speak. He eadeaved to take all tbe blame a to langnaza. co, used In the report, aad relieved Dr. Skinner, tbe member, who he said, had fnrnianed kin wits brief notes: that all the embellishments were his o. Dr. Skinner said that he con la not be held re sponsible for the language nsed by the reporter. Mr Heiser said that he had at one time been requested to furnish a report of the proceedings of a meeting and bad done so; bat tbe report he bad given tbe paper had been thrown away, and the verbal report of another person taken, and that It was such wlllfal misrepresentation of the meeting that It liked to, have got him Into tremble before bia azplaaatloa xa o action waa taken by the board.