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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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287 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Sep 2 1887 Contractor to remove them. Communication from Justice H F Jones suggesting change of plan in keeping record of arrests and commitments; read and referred to Com on Health & Police. Communicaton from Justice H F Jones in regard to witness fees paid Police Officers, stating that he has paid such fees to the Police Officers as he considers the ordinance requiring them to be paid to the city instead. Communication from Mrs E S Ingraham asking for the return of certain moneys paid the City for tax cetificates, read and referred to City Attorney. Communication from the Street Commissioner calling the attention of the Council to sidewalks that should be condemned, read and referred to the Street Committee. Communication from W K Davis in behalf of owners of property condemned on Republican & Natches Streets (Ordinances 858 & 859) stating that they had appointed M R Galloway to act in their behalf as appraiser, read and ordered filed. Petitionof J W Edwards & others to open Filbert St read and granted. Resignation of Patrick Farraher from Police force read and on motion accepted. Communication from James McDonald complaining of treatment in City Jail, read and on motion referred to Committee on Health and Police.

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288 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Sep 2 1887 Monthy Reports Received From City Attorney read and Ordered filed. From Chief of Police read and Ordered filed. From Police Justice Jones Referred to Financial Committee From City Treasurer Referred to Financial Committee From City Jailor Referred to Financaial Committee From Street Commissioner Referred to Street Committee returned approved. From Chief of the fire Department, read and referrred to Committee on Fire & Water. Licenses Ordered Issued Ole Nelson Retail liquor 6 months from Aug 20th 1887 Davis & Davis Retail liquor 6 months from Aug 23rd 1887 The vote upon granting said licenses is as follows: In favor of the same Furth, Frink, Green, Lake, Moran Neisz & Russell against none. Applications of Licenses Referred E C Slorah & Co & Cole & Pratt Committee Reports Received From Com on Health & Police recommending for the better equipment and strength of the force as follows: 1st That hand-cuffs, club & nippers be furnished to each police officer & charged to him and upon his retirement from the force to be redeemed by the City; 2nd That the Purchasing agent be instructed to purchase a book to be used in the Police headquarters as a record book, and that a list of all property stolen be recorded therein. 3rd That we find the present force inadequate for the preservation of life and property and recommend that three additional men be put on the force. 4th We also recommend that a system of telephonic communictaion with Police headquarters be adopted as soon as practicable.

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289 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Sep 2 1887 verbal report from Judiciary Committee on application of City Teamsters for a change in the vehicle License recommending certain changes in the ordiannce and City Attorney directed to propose and submit such ordinance. From Street Committee rejecting petition of DuPont & Hopkins for use of unoccupied ground for a Fish Stand. Adopted. From same comittee granting petition of Seattle L S and E Ry for permission to drive piles across Columbia St on condition that a twenty two(22) foot space on the south side of the street be allowed for passage of barges & small vessels. adopted From Same conmmittee granting petition of J D Lowman for opening 11th Street from Columbia to Madison St adopted. From Same Committee granting petition of Puget Sound Imp Co to change the ordinance establishing the grade of Pike Street so as to make the present grade the established grade. Adopted. From Same Committee asking further time to make a report on the petition of O Jacobs et al to open Depot Street Granted. From Judiciary Committe on protest of R H Thomson against Mill Street grade and asking for damages stating that in estimation of the committee Mr Thomson's property well be greatly improved by the present grade. Adopted. Bills allowed The following bills having been duly audited by Common Council are allowed and ordered paid by warrants drawn on the several funds as follows to wit:

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290 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Sep 2 1887 Name Fund No Amt Remarks E A Turner City 2479 40.00 Salary as Treasurer 12 days L G Gilman City 2480 100.00 Salary as City Attorney Lawrence Cummings City 2481 94.50 Salary as Street Commnr James Bogart City 2482 60.00 Salary as City Jailor James Bogart City 2483 132.80 Board of City Prisoners Wm Murphy City 2484 100.00 Salary as Chief of Police A H Manning City 2485 77.50 Salary as Captn of Police J L McClellan City 2486 65.00 Salary as Police Officer F A Fay City 2487 65.00 Salary as Police Officer Chas Robinson City 2488 65.00 Salary as Police Officer W M Jones City 2489 65.00 Salary as Police Officer O D Butterfield City 2490 54.20 Salary as Police Officer Geo Van Dyke City 2491 54.20 Salary as Police Officer W L Bowers City 2492 54.20 Salary as Police Officer D Phillips City 2493 54.20 Salary as Police Officer P Farraher City 2494 43.20 Salary as Police Officer James Miles City 2495 19.50 Salary as Police Officer J D Duncan City 2496 12.95 Salary as Police Officer M A Murphy City 2497 10.80 Salary as Police Officer J L McDaniels City 2498 10.80 Salary as Police Officer Jas Welch City 2499 10.65 Salary as Police Officer J W Hunt City 2500 8.65 Salary as Police Officer Fred Voight City 2501 10.80 Salary as Police Officer Wm H Hughes City 2502 5.25 Printing Stetson & Post City 2503 12.08 Lumber for City Jail G Davis City 2504 3.40 Tablets & Pens G Kellogg City 2505 1.50 Medicine order of Murphy Lowman & Hanford City 2506 48.50 Printing Blanks Press Pub Co City 2507 17.16 Printing M A Kelly City 2508 11.00 Medicines for prisoners H B Jones City 2509 17.70 Justice Fees J Caldwell City 2510 2.20 Witness Fees Gordon Hdw Co City 2511 1.50 Pick & Handle for Surveyor Sunset Tel Co City 2512 5.90 Telephone H Argens City 2513 1.80 Saw & repairs For city [total] 1336.94

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