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633 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 12 1888 the matter of the Main Street Ferry slip C F Reitze, F J Burns and Jos Green appointed. Ordered that the Check for $1000 deposited by the Seattle Construction Co as a guarantee of good faith be returned by Clerk to said Company. The provisions of their franchise having been complied with. Ordered that the permit heretofore granted to the Seattle Upholstery Co for permission to erect wooden building within the fire limits be recinded. The supplemental Plat of Edes & Knight Addn is approved. Ordered that the Council adjourn untilMondy Oct 15th 1888 at 7:30 PM Approved Robert Moran mayor Attest W R Forrest by C W Ferris Depty Clerk Oct 15 1888 Be it remembered that on the 15th day of Oct A D 1888 the Common Council of the City of Seattle met pursuant to adjournment in their Council Chamber in the City Hall. Present His Hon Mayor Robt Moran councilmen F J Burns, D E Durie, Jos Green, Jas McCoombs, C F Reitze and Deputy clerk C W Ferris. Petitions etc. Petition of J N Gallaher for removing obstructions in alley of Blk 26 S A Bell's Addn read and referred to St. Com. Petitionof A Maitland for permission [to] erect a porch at the back of Co-operative Store read and referred to Committee on Fire and Water. Telegram rec'd and read from Geo W Waring stating

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634 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Oct 15 1888 that he would require $1250 and expenses for a visit to Seattle Ordered that the Clerk telegraph Mr Waring and ascertain of $1250 include all fees, if so, instruct him to come. Committee reports From park Commissioners on the petitiono of the "Arbor Assn" recommending that the City employ the gardner who sets out the trees to box and protect them. Referred to Street Committee. From Special committee in matter of Main Street Ferry slip as follows "We have carefully examined into the matter and find that the granting the use of the foot of Main Street for a ferry slip a very serious mistake. We think that there is no other street in the City where ferry slip would be so great a inconvenience to shipping. but do not reccommend the report of the ordinance because we question the right of the City to do so" adopted. From Com on Street Lights on the petition of Allen Crook et al street lights on Box St Depot to Harrison St recommending that the same be granted provide the lights be 16 cp on wooden post. Adopted. Ordered that the suit began against Mr Thos Clancey for violation of the Fire Limit ordinance be dismissed, provided he makes no further improvements under the building except those strictly necessary for raising building to grade. The City Atty submits an ordinance entitled "An ordinance to transfer the sum of $10,000 from the City to Road fund" Whichis passed by the following vote In favor of F J Burns, D E Durie, Jos Green, T E Jones, Jas McCoombs, C F Reitze against none. N E Holmes addition to the City of Seattle is approved.

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635 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 15 1888 Ordered that the Council do now adjourn. Approved Robert Moran mayor Attest W R Forrest by C W Ferris depty Clerk Oct 19 1888 Be it remembered that on the 19th day of Oct AD 1888 the Common Council of the City of Seattle met pursuant to law in their Council Chambers in the City Hall. Present His Hon Mayor Robt Moran councilmen F J Burns, D E Durie, Jos Green, Jas McCoombs, C F Reitze and Deputy clerk C W Ferris. Petition of Mrs Kate Baker for permissionto cut hole in sidewalk on 3rd Street Read and Referred to the Street Com. Comunication for Amos Brown in reference to the condition of Spring St Sewer. Read and referred to Sewer Com. Petition of A W Engle et al for vacating alley in Block 89 Terry's 2nd Addn Read and referred to Street Com. Petition of Louisa Thompson et al for a change of the Cow Limit Ordinance. read and Referredto the Com on Health and Police Claim of David Feguson for damages of injuries received by being knocked down by hose-cart night of Mechanics Mill fire. Referred to City Attorney. Petition of Viola Jerome for permission to repair certain building within fire limits. read and rejected. Petition of N Williams for permission to repair certain building within fire limits. Read and tabled. Petition of Van Nort and Conlin et al for opening alley between Main and Washington, 2nd and 3rd Streets. Read and referred to Committee on Streets.

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