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COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE
gaged in extending its line Westward from Ainsworth across the Cascade
mountains
to Puget Sound;
And whereas, we believe the great object of the creation of said Company
cannot be accomplished without the construction of the said Cascade
division; and that the welfare of the people of the Territory of Washington
requires the imediate construction of said division and we believe
that should said land grant be not forfeited, said Cascade division
will be completed at an early day, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Seattle, that we
deem it for the best interests of the people of the Territory of Washington
as well as of the whole nation, that said railroad Company should
have and retain its land grant in accordance with the spirit and
intent of the law, to enable it to finish and complete its road to
Puget Sound.
Resolved, that we are opposed to and most respectfully protest
agianst any action of Congress tending to the forfeiture of said land
grant.
Resolved, that our Delegate in Congress be, and is requested to in
all reasonable efforts to prevent the forfeiture of said grant and to
procure the construction of said Cascade division at as early a day
as possible and upon such route as will tend to best promote the
interests of the people thoughout the Territory.
Resolved that our Corresponding Secretary be directed to at once forward
copies of the foregoing to our Delegate and the Chairman of the proper
Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Ordinances
An ordinanace is submitted entitled "An Ordinance to amend section
"1 of Ordinance No. 253 granting the right of way to the Spring Hill Water
Company
to lay water pipes within the City, and defining the rights, duties and
obligations of said Company." After due consideration the same is adopted
upon the following vote, towit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Day, Keenen, Chas Mc
Donald
, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption none.
The Council proceeds to consider an Ordinance entitled "A Special ordinance
appropriating money to Pay audited bills. Adopted upon the following vote, towit:
In favor of adoption Clancy, Day, Keenen, Chas McDonald, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin & Wusthoff. Against adoption none.
Ordered tha the Council stand now? adjourned.
attest: E. S. Osborne clerk
adopted H. G. Struve Mayor

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435

COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE

=gaged in extending its line Westward from Ainsworth across the Cascade
mountains to Puget Sound;

And whereas, we believe the great object of the creation of said Company
cannot be accomplished without the construction of the said Cascade
division; and that the welfare of the people of the Territory of Washington
requires the imediate construction of said division and we believe
that should said land grant be not forfeited, said Cascade division
will be completed at an early day, therefore,

Be it resolved by the Chamber of Commerce of the City of Seattle, that [we?]
deem it for the best interests of the people of the Territory of Washington
as well as of the whole nation, that said railroad Company should
have and retain its land grant in accordance with the spirit and
intent of the law, to enable it to finish and complete its road to
Puget Sound.

Resolved, that we are opposed to and most respectfully protest
agianst any action of Congress tending to the forfeiture of said land
grant.

Resolved, that our Delegate in Congress be, and is requested to in
all reasonable efforts to prevent the forfeiture of said grant and to
procure the construction of said Cascade division at as early a day
as possible and upon such route as will tend to best promote the
interests of the people thoughout the Territory.

Resolved that our Corresponding Secretary be directed to at once forward
copies of the foregoing to our Delegate and the Chairman of the proper
Committees of the Senate and House of Representatives.

Ordinances

An ordinanace is submitted entitled "An Ordinance to ament section
"1 of Ordinance No. 253 granting the right of way to the Spring Hill Water
"Company to lay water pipes within the City, and defining the rights, duties and
"obligations of said Company." After due consideration the same is adopted
upon the following vote, towit: In favor of adoption Clancy, Day, Keenen, Chas Mc
Donald, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin + Wusthoff. Against adoption none.

The Council proceeds to consider an Ordinance entitled "A Special ordinance
appropriating [money to Pay?] audited bills. Adopted upon the following vote, towit:
[in favor?] of adoption, Clancy, Day, Keenen, McDonald, Northrup, Ranke, Rasin + Wusthoff. Against, none.

Ordered tha the Council [stand now?] adjourned.

attest: E. S. Osborne clerk

adopted H. G. Struve Mayor