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695 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 2 1885 the appointment of special Policeman and defining their Powers and Duties and Fixing their Compensation which, after due consideration is adopted by the following vote: In favor of said Ordinance Calligan, Furth, Hall, Harrington Lake, McDonald, Keenen and Young. Against None. An Ordinance is submitted entitled "A special Ordinance appropirating money to pay audited bills" which, after dau consideration is adopted by the following vote:In favor of said Ordinance Calligan, Furth, Hall, Harrington, Keenen, Lake, McDonald and Young. Against None. Ordered that the council adjourns Attest W R Forrest clerk H L Yesler mayor Oct 16 1885 Be it remembered that on this 16th day of October A D 1885 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to law the following officers are present to wit: His Hon the Mayor Henry L Yesler and Councilmen , R H Calligan, J Furth, G W Hall, W A Harrington John Keenen, T W Lake, Chas McDonald, J J Post and G W Young. Whereupon the following proceedings were had to wit: Petitions and Communications Petition of J Bersch et al for opening Sixth Street between Mill and Terrace Streets. Referred to St Com. Petition of Powers and Meyers to dismiss suit of City against thereupon pament of all costs. Referred to Judiciary Comtee Petitionof C B Bagley for opening roadway in Mercers Second Eden Addition Referred to Street Committee. Petition of P Wickstrom et al for permission to establish a Steam Laundry under the Wisconsin House of Mill St, On motion the petition is granted

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696 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Oct 18 1885 Petition of Northwestern Cracker Company for a sidewalk on west-sideof Front St Referred to Street Committee Communication from F A Minick regarding pay o fEngineer Engine Co No 1 Referred to Committee on Fire and Water. Communication for L P Ferry et al asking for removal of Jas Dunham Engineer No 2. Referred to Com. on Fire and Water. Communication from Chief of the Fire Dept asking permission to sell condemned hose at private sale. Referred ot Commission of Fire And Water. Reports From Judiciary Committee approving report of City Justice G A Hill, Justice of the Peace Geo G Lyon, Chiefof Police and City Jailor and the same are received and ordered filed. From Judiciaary Committee recommending that the petition of Powers & Meyers praying that the suit of the City against them be decided upon payment of costs by granted. n motion the petition referred back to the Committee for further investigation From the Finance Committee as follows: Your Committee respectfully report that they employed Mr E Shepard to assist the City Clerk in Balancing the various accounts as well as the City Treasurer's books: The work done was a very tedious undertaking from the fact that the accounts have been running for several years without having been balanced. The manner in which the books will be kept hereafter will assist your Committee in verifying the Treasurers report which under the former system was almost an impossibility. We herewith submit the report of our City Clerk and

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697 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 18 1885 Recommend the suggestion of striking off the books sundry balances as they are of no value to the City and ought not to have been on the ledger. We would also recommend that payment our of the City Fund the Following Warrants: No 11 Comm'l Street Grade Fund Ordinance #167 $376.64 No 404 Cherry Street Grade Fund Ordinance #395 67.50 No 690 Columbia Street Improvement Ordinance #476 25.38 No 419 Spring Street Improvement Ordinance #440 14.75 No 689 Spring Street Improvement Ordinance #440 7.25 No 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 18, 56, 59 & 61 Front Street Grade 310.29 Our reasons for making this recommendation are that these are balances due from the City which bear interest at the rate of 10% per annum and the City has idle funds in the Treasury. By calling these warrants in the City will save paying interest. Some of the warrants are outstanding since 1876, and seem to be balances incurred over and above taxes is collected although there are no delinquent taxes on these funds. We would also ask until next regular meeting to complete the report on funds on hand in the Treasury". Report adopted and the Clerk authorized to draw warrants on the City fund in favor of the above named funds and in the amounts specified to balance and close said funds. From Committee on Streets reporting progress and cost of work already done in Planking Main, Washington, & Jackson Streets. Report adopted and ordered filed. From Same Committee recommending that the petition of W J Bryant for permission to occupy Spring Street between the alley and railroad for the purpose of handling coal be granted at a monthly rental of $5.00 Report adopted. From Same Com. reporting that the petitionof Sarah J Plummer et al for a Street Crossing had been complied with, Report adopted.

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698 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Oct 16 1885 From Same Committee receiving petitionof S Sloane et al praying that North 7th St be opened and extended from Blanchard to Battery and recommending that the same be granted when convenient. Petition returned to Committee for a more definite report. From Committee on Sewers returning the petition of F Wilhelm et al for a box drain East side of 5th St between James and Cherry Streets with recommend that the same be report adopted From Same Committee returning petition of Fred Gasch et al for a sewer from Washington St sewer through South 5th Street to Mill St with necessary branches recommending that the same be granted. Report adopted From Same Commitee recommending the construction of a sewer in Union Street. On motion a sewer is ordered constructed in Union Street and the Clerk authorized to advertise for bids for the construction of the same in accordance with the plans and specifications to be filed.

Application for Licenses Referred

Bersch & Hink, Grubb & Johnson, JohnStifter, Wm Grose, Lunn and Peters, McMaster and Springer, The A P Hoteling Co., John Feigh Thomas Clancy, Lewis Silven, John Henrich Jr, A & J Hemrich James Murphy, Henry Kersey, A Melhorn & Co, August Wolff Chas B Sperry, Geo C Delfel, Shaw & Alger, A Walters & Co Frank P Herman, O P Dahlquist, Flynn and Anderson, Patrick O'Shea, Bernard Kurz, Christ and Hartig Licenses Ordered Issued Chas F O'Hara Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 7th 1885 Thomas and Morgan Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 11th 1885 Geo Meister Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 10th 1885

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699 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 16 1885 Andrew Lunn Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 1st 1885 James W Smith Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 1st 1885 Jus McCary Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 15th 1885 C G Steinwey Retail Intox 3 months from Oct 4th 1885 The wote on issuing said licenses being as follows, to wit: In favor of same, Calligan, Furth, Hall, Harrington, Keenen, Lake, McDonald, Post and Young. Claims Allowed The following claims against the City having been duly audited and allowed by the Council are ordered paid by warrants drawn on the several funds as follows to wit: Dr J M Smart City 1293 15.00 Copying Death Record E Shepard City 1294 125.00 Services assisting Clerk Geo G Lyon City 1295 18.10 Justice Fes Neuman & Argens City 1296 3.50 Padlock Keys & Labor (Jail) J D Lowman City 1297 14.88 Over Payment on Tax Roll A Labrasche City 1298 4.00 Night-Watch Engine No1 Lowman & Hanford S &P Co City 1299 29.50 Books etc for Clerk etc Stetson & Post Mill Co City 1300 15.00 Lumber for City Jail Chas McDonald City 1301 15.00 Repairs of Jail Jas P Ludlow City 1302 15.00 Clerks fees Dist Court Jas P Ludlow City 1303 15.00 Clerks fees Dist Court Jas P Ludlow City 1304 15.00 Clerks fees Dist Court Stetson & Post Mill Co [?] 1099 165.30 Lumber for St Com'r.. Harrington & Smith [?] 1100 60.74 Suppplies for St Com'r.. J A McBeath [?] 1101 4.50 Shoeing Horses St Com'r.. Seattle Hardware Co [?] 1102 3.63 Sewer Pipe for St Com'r.. G Kellogg & Co [?] 1103 1.00 Horse Medicine for St Com'r.. J F Warner & Co [?] 1104 1.55 Supplies for St Com'r.. Chas McDonald [?] 1105 8.50 Repairing for St Com'r.. H Meydenbauer Fire 662 3.00 Washing Hose G Kellogg Fire 663 23.00 Coal for No 2 J Schram & Co Fire 664 3.00 Fire Alarm Bell No 2 Allmond & Phillps Fire 665 2.50 Re-casting Bell No 4

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