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284 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Aug 29 1887 Be it remembered that on this 29th day of August1887 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in the Council Chamber pursuant to adjournment. Present the following officers : Present Acting Mayor J.Furth, and Councilmen Frink, Green,Moran, Niesz, Russell & Reitze and W R Forrest Clerk. The Council continues the revision and examination of the Assessment Roll ofthe year 1887 P Singerman appeared in answer to citation and motion the assessment of Messrs Toklas & Singerman is placed at $35,000.00 Ordered that the assessment of the Gordon Hardware Co be reduced to $18,500. on personal property. Ordered that Levy Bros be assessed on Merchandise $2000. Ordered that the assessment against the Sisters of the Holy Names, The Sisters of Charity, of the House of Providence Grace Hospital and the Ladies Relief Society be stricken from the roll. Ordered that [A Ammunds]] be raised on Improvements on Lot 7 Blk 80 Terry's Second Addition from $400 to $800.00 Ordered that Mary Costello be raised on Improvments on Lot 2 blk 104 Terry's Second Addition from $75.00 to $200 and on Lot 3 Blk 104 Terry's Second Addition from $200 to $225.

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285 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Aug 29 1887 Ordered that Chas Carr be reduced on personal property from $300 to $150. Ordered that J R Lewis be reduced on personal property $1398 account of mortgages. Ordered that E B Downing be reduced on personal property from $10,925 account of mortgages improperly assessed. Ordered that C H Kittenger be reduced on personal property from $20,000 for same reasons. Ordered that S Kenny be reduced on personal property from $2560 to $2060. The report of the Committee appointed by the Common Council to revise the assessment roll is received, read, and placed on file. Ordered that the assessment roll for the year 1887 as revised and corrected by the Council and now submitted by the Clerk be and the same is hereby adopted and approved. On motion the vote by which the Council Awarded the Lighting of the City Streets is reconsidered. On motion the Contract for lighting the City be awarded to the Seattle Electric Light Co the size of the Lights to be determined by the Committee on Street Lights. On motion it is ordered that the Business Houses of the City be requested to close their doors and remain closed until after the funeral services of the late Mrs Henry L Yesler are held.

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286 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Aug 29 1887 as a mark of respect in the memory of the deceased. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn Approved J Furth Acting Mayor Attest W R Forrest clerk Sep 2 1887 Aug 29 1887 Be it remembered that on this 2nd day of September 1887 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in the Council Chamber pursuant to the law. The following officers are present to wit: His Honor the Mayor T T Minor and Councilmen J.Furth, J M Frink, Jos Green, R Moran, U R Niesz and C F Reitze and W R Forrest Clerk. The following Proceedings are had to wit: Petitions and Communications Petition of John Wickland and others for a box drain at Sixth & Pine Streets. Read and referred to Street Com. Petition of Chas Baker & Others for street lights on Front Street from Pine Street to Depot Street Granted. Petition of T W Wald and others for opening alley in Block 30 Maynard's Plat and constructing a sewer therein, read and referred t o Com on Streets & Com on Sewers & Drainage. Communication from N B Peterson protesting against the contractor doing the work on Seventh Street, piling rocks on his property {Lot 11 Block 3 Hrs of D A Bell's Addn} and asking that they be removed; read and granted and Street Commissioner directed to notify the

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