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y, a petites, signed by several hundred citizens of the city, was presented, asking that Mr. Pleasant be reinstated as Captain of the Night Watch, or that a poll be opened in each ward in order that the people may re-elect him. This petition was read and referred to the Committee on Police. And at a meeting of the Council held on the 21st instant, the Chairman of the Committee on Police presented the following report: The Committee on Police, to whom was referred the petition of Wm. Taylor, John at Higgles and others, asking the Council to reinstate. Captain James B Pleasant to the office of Captain of the Night Watch, or that a poll be opened in each ward in order that the people may elect him, respectfully report.-- That the Charter does not provide for filling a vacancy in the office, of Captain of the Night Watch by an election. They also report that there are only 457 signatures to the petition, and of these 41 are not on the Assessor's books and two signed twic