595 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Sep 1 1888 Merchant's National Bank $55,000 Dexter Horton and Co $65,000 Guarantee Loan& Trust Co $25,500 Upon motion the report is adopted. Thefollowing named persons having been cited and failing to appear are ordered raised as follows W R Thornell Lot 5 B 103 A A Denny's addn to $500 W H Taylor Lot 1 B 103 Denny to Terry's Addn to $550 J Schram ]] E 1/2 Lot 3 B 77 Denny to Terry's Addn to $250 Ordered that the Council do now adjourn Approved Robert Moran Mayor Attest W R Forrestclerk by C W Ferris Dept Clerk Sep 7 1888 Be it remembered that on this 7th day of September A D 188 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 Robt Moran and Councilmen Burns, Durie, Green,Jones, McCombs, McDonald Niesz & Reitze The following proceedings are had towit: Petitons etc. Petitions of W R Brawley & others for revocation of liquor license heretofore granted to Alden & Chase, read and referred to Committee on License & Revenue. Petition of J H Rengstorff for permission to move and repair building on North1/2 of Lot 5 block 6 A A Denny's Addn, read and referred to com on Fire and Water. Petition of J H Hall & others against revoking liquor license of Alden & Chase read and referred to the
596 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Sep 7 1888 Petition of Jensen & Koch for change on liquor license from name of Jensen & Kunst to Jensen & Koch, read and granted. Petition of Thompson & O'Hara for temporary transfer of liquor license whild new building is being erected, read and referred to Committee on License & Revenue with power to act. Petition of D H Callahan &others praying that the sash and door factory on Third Street between Pike and Pine Streets]] be declared a nuisance and orderd abated, read and referred to Com on Fire & Water. Petition of A A Denny for the vacation of Third Street between Virginia & Stewart Streets and the vacation of the alleys through blocks 46 & 50 of A A Denny's Addn as petitioner desires to erect a large hotel on said blocks read and granted and on motion of Councilman Niesz a vote of thanks is tendered Mr. Denny for his public spiritedness in inaguarting such an enterprise. Petition of Alex Allen forstreet lights onVine Street from Front Street to Depot Street read and granted. Petition of Weber & McEachern for lease of foot of Pine Street read & on motion tabled. Petition of Joseph F McNaught & others for change of grade on Cherry Street from Seventh St to Ninth St read and referred to Street Committee. Petition of J W Whitehead and others for extension of street lights on Box Street as far north as
597 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Sep 7 1888 Harrison Street read and referred to Street Light Committee. Petition of Moses Tubbs for permission to use a portion of Third and Cherry Streets for the placing of building material for a period of four months read and granted. provided that not more than one half of the street be obstructed. Petition of S Sorenson for permission to build a corrugated iron building on the South half (1/2) of Lot 6 Block 6 of D S Maynard's Plat read and referred to the Committee on Fire & Water. Petition of D T Denny and others praying the Council to prohibit the granting of liquor licenses within a radius of four blocks of any school building read and referred to Committee on License & revenue. Petition of Horatio B Rogers and others for street lights on Grant Street read and referred to Comittee on Street Lights in Conjunction with Committee on Health & Police. Petition of Wilson & Nixon for permission to use the sidewalk and a portion of Commercial Street in front of the Arlington Hotel for building material for a period of ninety (90) days read and granted so far as the use of one half of the street is concerned. Communication from D H Webster offering to settle tax in Lot 2 Block 7 Boren & Denny's Addition for the year 1877 read and referred to the City Atty.
598 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Sep 7 1888 Remonstrance of B A Anderson and others against filling above the present grade at the intersection of Willow, Depot, Cedar, & Fifth Street read and referred to the Street Commission. Communication for Denny & Horton presenting claim against the City for Street Improvement warrants read and referred to the City Attorney. Petition of W H Hughes & others for the extension of the Street Light Limits read and referred to the Committee on Street Lights. Petiton of the Seattle Lake Shore and Eastern RR Co & others for the extension of Madison Street to deep water and the planking of the foot of said street read and referred to the Street Com. Communication from Wm Murphy presenting claim against the City for $534.80 read and referred to the City Attorney & Finance Committee. Communication for A E Greenus asking to be reappointed Inspector of Street Numbering read and referred to the Street Committee. Petition of Mrs Parkhurst and others protesting against the granting of a license for a saloon on Second Street between Cherry and Columbia Streets read and referred to the Committee on License & Revenue. Monthly Reports Recieved From City Atty read and ordered filed. From Chief of Police read and ordered filed. From Justices of the Pease Jones & Soderberg referred
599 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Sep 7 1888 to the Finance Committee. From Harbor Master read and ordered filed and the Harbor Master directed to cause the floating piles complained of to be removed. From City Treasurer read and referred to Finance Com. From Street Commissioner referred to Street Com and returned approved. Committee Reports Received From Com on Fire & Water rejecting petition of Mrs N Lewis & son for permission to alter and repair the St Charles Hotel for the reason that to add a story of 16 feet would be as clearly against the law as to erect a one story wooden building. Adopted. from Same Committee rejecting petition of Wah Chong & Co for permission to put up a corrugated iron bulding on South Third Street and also to make certain repairs and alterations to wooden buildings as it is clearly against the law. adopted. From Committee on Streets granting the petitionof Chas R Brown and others for modification of Tenth Street grade at Terrace, Alder, and Cedar Streets Adopted. Form Same Committee rejecting petiton of John Graf fro a change of grade of Fifth Street. Adopted. From Same Committee granting petition of E F Adams for the use of Court Street in South Seattle for a brick yard. Adopted. From the City Attorney on claim of Wm Murphy as follows ''I have examined the enclosed claim of Ex-Chief of Police Wm Murphy and recommend that the same be disallowed as in my opinion that City is not