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139 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Jan 7 1887 is passed by the following vote, viz: In favor of the same Furth, Green, Hinckley, Lake, Russell & Reitze against none. Ordered that the council do now adhourn W H Shoudy mayor Attest W R Forrest, clerk Jan 21 1887 Be it remembered that on this 21st day of Jany 1887 The Common Council of the City of Seattel meets in its Council chamber pursuant to law. The following officers are present to wit: Mayor W A Shoudy and Councilmen J Furth, J M Frink, Jos Green, T D Hinckley, R Russell & C F Reitze. The following proceedings are had to wit: The minutes of the last meeting are read and approved. Petitions Rec'd From Charles Hopkins et al for sidewalk on West side of Front Street from Cracker Factory to north side of Union Street. Granted & Sidewalk ordered constructed. From Gordon Hardware Co for permission to carry stock of 100 pounds of powder in their store on Front Street and same quantity in their warehouse on Gilman's Wharf. Granted From Hardy & Hall for permission to store one hundred pounds of powder in their store on [Front Street]] Granted on condition that petitioners keep a sign conspicuously displayed to the effect that they are licensed to carry powder. From Buriah Brown et all calling the attention of

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140 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Jan 21 1887 the Council to the condition of the sidewalk on Jefferson Street Referred to Street Committee FromEdwin Ivey et al to have Eighth Street opened from James Street to Columbia Street for the passage of wagons and teams and to cause a shanty in Eighth Street between James & Cherry to be removed. Referred to Street Committee From Hector McKay for correction of assessment and reduction of tax. referred to Finance Com. From Eugene Canfield President of the Bellingham Bay Railway & Navigation Company asking that said Company be granted the right of way across the City Front. referred to Judiciary Committee. from Post Intelligencer Publishing Company asking to be released from the present contract with the City to do the City printing. Granted and the Clerk Authorized to advertise for bids for the City Printing. From David T Denny et al praying that a street be established along thewaterfront from the South line of Columbia Street to the northern limits of the City to be known as Railroad Avenue Granted and tehCity Attorney directed to draw and submit the necessary ordinance at an adjourned meeting to be held Tuesday evening next Jany 25th From H L Yesler et al to open Cedar Street from Eighth St to Ninth St. Referred to St Com. From U R Neitz et al to open & Grade Seventh Street from Pike Street to Mill Street. Referred

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141 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITYOF SEATTLE Jan 21 1887 to street committee from Ames & Russell for permissionto lunload logs o Union Street. Granted From Sundstrom & Littell for a lease of or permission to use the foot of University Street for a Steam Jobbing shop. Referred to Street Committee, to be reported on at the adjourned meeting Committee Reports Rec'd From Street Light Committee stating that they are unable without a test with the proper instruments to satifactorily determine as to whether the contract of the Seattle Electric Light Company with the City being faithfully fulfilled or not. That if requested to do so the Electric Light Co willl increase the lights on Front and Second Streets to 32 candle power lamps. On motion the report is adopted and the Electric Light Company requests to make the change suggested. From Committee License & Revenue on petition of Frank Wilton for the return of certain license money rejected the same. Adopted. Application for License Referred Thomas Anderson & Conrad Brehm Licenses ordered Issued F S Curtis & L L Jewett. The note upon issuing said licenses is a follows viz: Infavor of the same J Furth, J M Frink, Jos Green, T D Hinckley R Russell & C F Reitze against none. License Rejects Mrs Jane Osborn and Mrs John Shepich Bills allowed the following claims against the City having been

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142 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Jan 21 1887 duly audited and allowed by the Council are ordered paid by warrants drawn on the several funds as follows viz: Name Warn't Fund Amount Remarks C M Bywater 2091 City 15.00 Specl Police Leo Dester 2092 City 12.50 Specl Police E H Hubbert 2093 City 15.00 Specl Police M A Kelly 2094 City 12.50 Medicine for Prisoners Wm Murphy 2095 City 1.25 Removing Carrion Cedar River Coal Co 2096 City 5.00 Coal Washington Iron Works 1495 Road 46.50 Castings Marion St sewer Miscellaneous Om motion of Councilman Green the Chief of Police is orderd to notify residents alone the line of the Marion Street sewer to make proper connections with said sewer. Ordinances The City Clerk submits an Ordinance entitled "A special ordinance appropriating money to pay audited bills" which is passed by the following vote; in favor of the same Furth, Frink, Green, Hinckley, Russell & Reitze. Against none. Ordered that Council adjourn until Tuesday January 25th at 7 o'clock PM W H Shoudy mayor Attest W R Forrest clerk JAn 25 1887 Be it remembered that on this 25th day of January the Commn Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to adjournment-: the following officers are present to wit: His Honor the Mayor W H Shoudy and Councilmen J Furth, J M Frink, Jos Green, T D Hinckley, [R Russell]] & C F Reitze. When the following proceedings were had to wit:

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