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423 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Apr 6 1888 Be it remembered that on this 6th day of April 1888 the Common Council of the City of Seattle meets in its Council Chamber pursuant to law. The following officers are present, to wit'. His Honor the Mayor Thomas T. Minor and Councilmen Frink, Green, Lake, Moran, Niesz, Russell and Reitze and W R Forrest Clerk. The following proceedings are had, to wit: Petitions & Communications Petition of Robert B Crozier for permission to use powder for the purpose of cleaning Block 22 Heirs Sarah A.Bella addition, read and granted for the time of two weeks. Petition to F J Grant and others for a Street light Madison and Twelfth Streets read and granted. Communication from White and Munday in regard to claim of Providence Haspital for care of John Brandon, read and referred to Finance Committee. Application of Sidney Smith for a position on the Police force read and referred to Committee on Health and Police Petition of Western Washington Bible Society for change of ordinance in relation to book peddlers read and referred to Committee on License and Revenue. Petition of F A Fay for permission to repair building in the rear of the old San Francisco Store on Commercial Street, read and referred to Committee on Fire and Water. Petition of J J Post for permission to use a portion of Front Street for building material read and granted. Petition of Winsor & Co. for planking a portion of Front Street and raising sidewalk read and referred to Street Com. Petition of J R Kinnear and others for Fire Limits on

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424 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Apr 6 1888 Front Street between Bell Street and Lake Avenue read and referred to Committee on Fire and Water. Petition of M McAndrews for permission to erect a wooden building on the South West corner of South Second and Washington Streets read and tabled. Petition of Mrs H Roberts for refunding license money read and referred to the City Attorney. Petition of W H Shoudy and others for opening Thomas Street from Birch Street to Elliots Bay, read and referred to Street Committee. Petition of Austin A Bell for permission to raise sidewalk on Bell Street read and referred to Street Com. Resignation of F.A. Fay and D R Huntoon from the Police force read and accepted. Petition of Austin A Bell for a sewer in Bell Street from the Bay to the Alley between Front and Second Streets read and referred to the Sewer Committee. Petition of G.C. Monroe & Co for permission to keep a sign over sidewalk on Washington Street read and tabled. Petition of H F Phillips for damages occasioned by a runaway train alleged to have been caused by the carelessness of a fireman read and referred to the Judiciary Com. Petition of J.W. Hunt for permission to repair building on the North East corner of South Second and Washington Streets, read and tabled for the present. Petition of A.B. Cavanaugh for permission to erect a

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425 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Apr 6 1888 wooden building corner Jackson and South Third Streets read and tabled. Petition of Leander Miller for correction of Assessment of Joel Miller read and referred to the Judiciary Committee. Petition of P Wickstrom and others for grading Eighth St. from Union Street to Mill Street read & referred to Street Com. Petition of W.N. White for permission to use powder in clearing and grubbing Fifth Street, read and granted provided the consent of all persons living within one hundred and twenty feet of where such blasting is to be done is first obtained and the contractor held responsible for all damages occasioned by such blasting. Communication from Dexter Horton & Co presenting claim for payment of certain street improvement warrants, read and referred to the City Attorney. Petition of John Krummer for permission to peddle a patented article without first obtaining a license, read and referred to Committe on License and Revenue. Communication of Charles F Reed offering to fill in South Second and Washington Streets read and referred to the Street Committee with power to act. Communication from John Christ in regard to piling in front of and filling in his lot on Mill Street read and referred to the Street Committee. Petition of Seattle Law Company for permission to put a sign post in front of Union Block at the outer edge of the sidewalk read and granted.

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426 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Apr 6 1888 Petition of Engine Co. No. 4. for the appointment of a custodian for Engine House No 4 read & referred to the Committee on Fire and Water. Communication from the Chief of Police recommending that J McDaniel and Geo Van Dyke be placed in the Police force vice Fay & Huntoon, resigned, also that two addition officers be added to the Police force and W L Preston and W F Peir for appointment as such officers read & filed. Communication from E C McClannahan offering to fill in Washington Street and South Second Street as heretofore ordered by the Council for seven (7) cents per cubic yard read and referred to Street Committee with power to act. Monthly Reports Recieved. From City Attorney, read and ordered filed. From Police Justices Soderberg and Jones read and referred to the Judiciary Committee. From Chief of Police, read and ordered filed. From Street Commissioner, referred to Street Committee and returned approved. From City Jailor referred to Finance Committee. From Harbor-Master read and referred to the Streeet Committee. From Chief of the Fire Department making certain suggesstions and recommendations read and referred to Committee on Fire and Water. From Custodian of the Powder House read and referred to Committee on Public Building & Grounds From City Treasurer, read and referred to Finance Com. Committee Reports Recieved From Street Committee rejecting petition of W H Howard for permission to erect a cigar stand

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427 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Apr 6 1888 on the South West Corner of Front and Madison Sts. Adopted. From same Committee granting petition L.M. Wood and others for grading Third Street from Depot Street to Virginia Street and Virginia Street from West Street to Fourth Street and building sidewalks on said streets and directing the City Surveyor to submit plans and specifications for said improvements with a profile at the next regular meeting. Adopted. From same Committee rejecting petition of S.N. Sorenson for permission to move a house from the corner of Spring and Third Streets to Block 5 Sorensen's Additiion as it would obstruct the public streets for too long a period. Adopted. From same Committee recommending that the petition of Nat Bartlett for permission to build a house on Clay St near the Bay be laid on the table. Adopted. From same Committee granting petition of E.A. Turner and others for grading Lane Street from Eighth Street to Fourteenth Street and building sidewalks on both sides thereof, also directing the City Surveyor to establish the grade of said street and submit plans and specifications for said improvement at the next regular meeting. Adopted. From same Committee asking further time to report on petition of J. W. Van Brocklin & others for grading and terracing Terrace Street from Mill to Thirteenth Streets. Granted. From Committee on Fire and Water granting petition of A.E. Hauser and others for a new fire alarm bell at Engine House No. 3. Lake Union and recommending that the purchasing agent purchase a suitable bell. Adopted. From same committee recommending that the present Fire alarm system be abandoned as the same is useless for

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