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231 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Jul 15 1887 City Attroney directed to draw the usual contract and the contractors directed to file a good and sufficient bond in the sum of Two thousand (2000) dollars. Ordered that the contrat for bulding sidewalk and bridge be awarded to Finch & Henderson upon thier finling a bond in the sum of $1000.00 and the City Attorney directed to draw the usual contract. North School House Property Councilman Frink states that he has communicated with the School Trustees of School District No 1 and that the said trustees are ready to transfer the North School House property. to wit: Lots numbered 9 & 12 Block 52 A A Denny's 3rd Addtition upon the terms heretofore offered and moves that upon a porpoer transfer being made a warrant for the sum of Four Thousand (4000)dollars be drawn in favor of said School District. Carried. On motion of Councilman Reitze Ordered that the following shall be the linits within which property shall be subject to a special tax for lighting of the streets gas or electric lights and within which the City shall furnish the same to wit: Commencing at the foot of Dearborn Street and running thence East along the South side of Dearborn Street to 12th St thence north along the East side of 12th St to Mill Street thence West along the north side of Mill St to Broadway, thence along the east side of Broadway to 14th Street, thence northwesterly along the east side of 14th Street to Depot Street to Railroad Avenue, thence along Railroad Avenue to Mill Street, thence South on a line parallel with Commercial Street two hundred and fifty six feet west of the west line of Commercial Street to Dearborn Street the place of beginning.

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232 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Jul 15 1887 Canvass of Election Returns And now the Council proceeds to canvass the returns from the several wards of the election for City Officers for the City of Seattle held on the 11th day of July 1887 and upon the said canvass finds as follows to wit: Whole number of votes cast: 1329 For Mayor Dr. Thos T Minor received 705 votes For Mayor W H Shoudy received 623 votes

For Chief of Police Wm Murphy received 651 votes For Chief of Police Jas C Mitchell received 581 votes For Chief of Police J H Woolery received 95 votes For Chief of Police D McDaniels received 2 votes

For City Attorney L C Gilman received 701 votes For City Attorney Fred H Peterson received 617 votes For City Attorney H McFarland received 1 vote For City Attorney T J Humes received 2 votes

For Councilmen for the First Ward: Charles F Reitze received 187 votes O N Morse received 171 votes J F McDonald received 15 votes Scattering 5 votes

For Councilmen for the Second Ward: Uriah R Niesz received 216 votes Chas McDonald received 146 votes Chas Von Dungen received 1 vote R H Calligan received 4 votes

For Councilmen for the Third Ward: Joseph Green received 184 votes Geo Misener received 169 votes

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233 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Jul 15 1887 Scattering 12 votes For Councilmen for the Fourth Ward Ward: Robert Moran received 138 votes T D Hinckley received 107 votes Whereupon the Council finds that the names of the persons elected to the Several Offices are as follows to wit: Mayor Thomas T Minor Chief of Police Wm Murphy City Attorney L C Gilman Councilman from the First Ward Chas F Reitze Councilman from the Second Ward Uriah R Niesz Councilman from the Third Ward Joseph Green Councilman from the Fourth Ward Robert Moran and the clerk is directed to issue certificated of election to the above named persons. Ordinances An Ordinance is submitted by the City Attorney entitled "An Ordinance to amend section 2 of Ordinance No 383 entitled 'an Ordinance establishing certain grades in the City of Seattle'" which is passed by the following vote: In favor of said Ordinance Furth, Frink, Green, Hinckley, Lake and Russell Against none. An Ordinance is submitted by the City Attorney entitled "An Ordinance establishing a grade on Seventh Street from Madison Street to Mill Street in the City of Seattle" which is passedby the following vote, viz: Ayes Furth, Frink, Green, Hinckley, Russell & Reitze Noes none.

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234 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Jul 15 1887 An Ordinance is submitted by the City Attorney entitled An Ordinance providing for the grading of Mill Street from a point midway between South Fourth and South Fifth streets to Williamson Street and build sidewalks on both sides thereof" which is passed by the following vote, viz: In favor of the same Jacob Furth, J.M. Frink, Joseph Green, T.D. Hinckley Russell and Charles F. Reitze. Against none. An Ordinance is submitted by the City Attorney entitled 'An Ordinance provided for the grading of Seventh Street from Madison Street to Mill Street and for the building of sidewalks thereon" which is passed by the following vote. viz: In favor of the same Jacob Furth, J.M. Frink, Joseph Green, T.D. Hinckley Russell & Charles F. Reitze. Against none An Ordinance is submitted by the Clerk entitled 'A special Ordinance Appropriating Money [crossed out] to pay Audited Bills" which is passed by the following vote: ayes Jacob Furth, J.M. Frink, Joseph Green T.D. Hinckley, Russell & Charles F. Reitze. Noes none. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn un-til Thursday July 21st 1887 at 7.30 P.M. Attest W R Forrest Clerk Approved William H. Shoudy Mayor Jul 21 1887 Be it remembered that on this 21st day of July 1887 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to adjournment. The following officers are present, to wit: Mayor William H. Shoudy and Councilmen Jacob Furth, J.M. Frink, Joseph Green, T.W. Lake, R. Russell

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