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379 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE is submitted by the City Attorney entitled "An Ordinance vacating the Alley in Block "Q" in Bell's Sixth Addition to the City of Seattle which is passed by the following vote: In favor of the same, Frink, Green, Lake, Niesz, Russell and Reitze. Against the same, none. Ordered that the Council do now adjourn. Attest W R Forrest Clerk Approved Acting Mayor Feb 3 1888 Be it remembered that on this 3rd day of February AD 1888 the Common Council of the city of Seattle meets in its council chamber pursuant to law. The following offices are present to wit: Mayor Thos. T. Minor & Councilmen J. Furth, J. M. Frink, Jos Green T. W. Lake, R Moran, U. R. Niesz, R Russell & C. F. Reitze & W R Forrest, clerk. Whereupon the following proceedings are had, to wit: Petitions etc Petition of Geo. G. Lyon & others for opening High Street from Temperance to Banner Street a distance on[e] Block Banner Street from High Street to Allee Street a distance of one half a block and Alle street from Banner Street to Light Street a distance of one block. Read & referred to Street Committee. Petition of W F Epler, Sarah E Epler for remission and cor-rection of certain taxes caused by clerical error. Granted. Petition of Henry Peterson to have nuisance caused by water running from Seventh Street drains across petitioners lot. abated, read and referred to Street Committee. Petition of John E. Carlson for permission to erect a small building on the vacant street corner of Spring & Front Street for a fruit & tobacco stand. Referred to Street Com.

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380 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Feb 3 1888 Communication from E C McClanahan in regard to his claim against the Contractor on the North End of Seventh Stree for hauling lumber, read and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Petition of Charles B Ames and others for grading Birch Street and constructing a five foot sidewalk on both sides of said street from Depot Street to Harrison Street, read and referred to Street Committee. Petition of L M Frye & others for a crossing at the intersection of Sixth Street and Pike Street. Granted. Communication from Seattle Lumber and Commercial Company asking permission to connect a one & one half (1 1/2) inch pipe with a spring in James Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets and conduct the same to the Commercial Mill, read and referred to the Street Committee. Petition of Thomas W Prosch & others for a cross walk on Ninth Street at its intersections with Cherry Street read & tabled for the present. Petition of Thos W Prosch & others for a street light corner of Ninth & Cherry Streets read & tabled as the light has already been ordered. Official Reports Received From the Mayor read & approved & ordered filed From the City Attorney for January read & approved & ordered filed From Justices of the Peace Soderberg & Jones referred to the Finance Committee. From Chief of Police for month of Jany read & ordered filed Fro City Treasurer for month of Jany read & referred to the Finance Committee.

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381 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE. Feb 3 1888 From the City Jailor referred to the Finance Committee From the Street Commissioner tothe Street Committee and returned approved and ordered filed. From Acting Health Officer J. S. M. Smart read & ordered filed. Licenses Referred Conrad Brehm & Jus D Morgan. Licenses Ordered Issued Wm B Drown Liquor License for 6 months. The vote upon issuing said license is as follows: in favor of the same Furth, Frink, Green, Lake, Moran, Niesz, Russell and Reitze. Against none. Miscellaneous Ordered that the lot in Belltown on which the Engine house is situated be leased for a term of one year at a monthly rental of six (6) dollars. Ordered that the Chairman of the Street Committee be directed to hang the fire alarm bell of Belltown & bring in his bill therefor.

Ordered that the Purchasing Agt be directed to advertise for bids for the construction of an office for the Harbor Master at the foot of Washington Street and that the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds be authorized to award the contract for said building. Ordered that the purchasing agent be instructed to purchase one thousand (1000) feet of hose for the Fire Department. Ordered that the proposition of T. D. Hinckley to share with the City the expense of putting an iron stone sewer in the alley in the block on which Engine House No 1 stands be accepted.

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382 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Feb 3 1888 Ordered that the Street Commissioner be authorized to sell broken and defective sewer pipe now in the hands of the Street Department. Ordered that no bills be audited or allowed by the Council for Pest House or other supplies unless the same are accompanied by orders for the purchasing agent. Ordered that Jacob Cowan & J. A. Juroe be granted permission to blast at the north end of town for a period of ten days they to be responsible for all accidants or damage caused by said blasting. Ordered that N. Markham be permitted to use blasting powder for one day at the Cor. of Blanchard & 10th Sts. Ordered that the Street Commissioner be directed to put in a drain so as to drain the water from the property of Edgar Bryan & H A Bigelow on Fourth Street. Ordered that the Plat of Rengstorgs Addition to the City of Seattle as modified be approved. On motion of J Furth Chairman of the Finance Committee the following claims against the City are rejected. Name Warrant No Fund Amount Remarks Fred Minick City 5.00 Salary Spl Police M Costello City 7.50 Salary Spl Police Geo Blodgett City 5.00 Salary Spl Police Bills 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:

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383 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE. Feb 8 1888 Name No of Warrant Fund Amount Remarks W R Forrest 2728 City 125.00 Salary City Clerk E A Turner 2729 City 100.00 Salary City Treasr L C Gilman 2730 City 100.00 Salary City Atty L Cummings 2731 City 98.00 Salary Street Commissioner Dr E L Smith 2732 City 75.00 Salary Health Officer James Bogart 2733 City 60.00 Salary Jailor James Bogart 2733 City 186.80 Board of Prisoners Wm Murphy 2734 City 100.00 Salary Chief of Police A H Manning 2735 City 90.00 Salary Captn of Police O A Butterfield 2736 City 75.00 Salary Policeman Wm Jones 2737 City 75.00 Salary Policeman W L Bowers 2738 City 75.00 Salary Policeman W H Lord 2739 City 75.00 Salary Policeman Geo Van Dyke 2740 City 75.00 Salary Policeman D P Phillips 2741 City 75.00 Salary Policeman D R Huntoon 2742 City 75.00 Salary Policeman H A Bigelow 2743 City 75.00 Salary Policeman D H Webster 2744 City 75.00 Salary Policeman F A Fay 2745 City 75.00 Salary Policeman J L McClellan 2746 City 75.00 Salary Policeman Chas Robinson 2747 City 75.00 Salary Policeman E Dial 2748 City 75.00 Salary SplPoliceman James Miles 2749 City 75.00 Salary Spl Policeman J H Woolery 2750 City 39.00 Salary Spl Capt Policeman G W Palmer 2751 City 29.25 Salary Spl Policeman E Wyman 2752 City 24.25 Salary Spl Policeman J W Frizzell 2753 City 12.50 Salary Spl Policeman Pat Farraher 2754 City 29.25 Salary Spl Policeman Z T Holden 2755 City 29.25 Salary Spl Policeman T H Kendall 2756 City 29.25 Salary Spl Policeman D Frank Willard 2757 City 29.25 Salary Spl Policeman Peter Brunn 2758 City 5.00 Salary Spl Policeman Jno L Mears 2759 City 2.50 Salary Spl Policeman Campbell Comerup 2760 City 2.50 Salary Spl Policeman Jesse Reed 2761 City 2.50 Salary Spl Policeman

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