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ported that the election of one Magistrate in Jefferson Ward was contested — John M. Higgins contesting the election of Wm. Taylor, who had been returned as receiving the largest number of votes for Alderman. He thought the matter ought to be referr the concluding part of the report: "In the returns from Jefferson Ward, as made by the conductors of election, Mr. Wm. Taylor is reported as elected one of the Alderman from that Ward, he having received 533 votes; but his election is conteste memorial of John M. Higgins respectfully represents to your honorable body that he does hereby contest the election of Wm. Taylor as an Alderman from Jefferson Ward, at the election held on Wednesday, the 3d day of April last, upon the ground that talist prays that the matter herein alleged may be inquired into, and that he may be declared elected in the place of said Taylor, and your memorialist will, &c. John M. Higgins." Mr. Hill moved that the contested election case be referred to th