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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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636 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Oct 19 1888 Petition of J Crist for leveling lot on Mill Street read and tabled. Petition of I J Cox asking City to make ceertain rules and regulations for vaults privies. etc. Read and Referred to Com on Health and Police. Petition of Lewis and Gilman et al for the grading and sidewalking Rainier Street from Mill to Florence Read & Referred to Street Committee. Petition of D N Hyde et al for a sidewalk and drain on South side of Bluff Street. Read and Granted. Petition of Wm Buner for permission to make ceertain repairs in building on Washington St near 2nd. Read and Referred to Fire and Water Com. W N White allowed to blast subject to usual restrictions. Committee Reports From Street Com. Rejecting the petition of F Marco for opening Alley in Blk 69 Terry's 1st. Adopted. From Same rejecting petition of L V Schneider for removing obstructions from Grant Street adopted. From Same rejecting petition of Hardy Gamble et al for a change of Cow Limits. Adopted. From Same rejecting several petitions asking for a change of grade on 5th street. Adopted. From Same granting petition M Keezer for permission to raise sidewalks on So side of Terrace Street from 4th to 5th Streets. Adopted

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637 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 19 1888 From Same Granting petition of W F Dearborn for change of name of Cedar Street in Bell's 5th Addition Adopted. From Same granting petition from City Engineer, recommending that stone monuments be placed at street intersection. Adopted. From Fire and Water Committee on the Mayor's message, in regard to the Water supply, recommending that an election be held on the 19th day of Nov 1888 to decide if the citizens desired that Bond be issued to the amount of not more than One Million dollars for the purposes of bringing by water from Rock Creek. The Com. also submit estimates by Mr J G Scurry City Engineer showing that the approximate expense of bringing water from Rock Creek to distributing reservoir in Seattle will be $764,980.00 Report Adopted. From Same Com. Granting petition of A Mailland for permission to erect porch in rear of Cooperative Store. Adopted. From Same Com. rejecting petition of Geo N Moore for an ordinance to license traveling photographers. Adopted. Licenses Ordered issued. Thomas N Davis, Wm McMasters, Charles Williams Jacobson & Co, S Lindstrom, Maguire & Newhall. The following bills having been duly audited are ordered paid by warrants be drawn on the several funds as follows to wit:

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638 JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE Oct 19 1888 Name Fund No Amt Remarks W R Forrest pur agt City 3407 13.40 Telegraphing etc. Mechanics Mill City 3408 98.34 Work at Police Hdqtrs Times Pub Co City 3409 6.00 Printing Puget Sound Tel Co City 3410 46.66 Rent of Police Hdqtrs J L Mears City 3411 48.00 Spc Police Box Street Impf und City 3412 145.64 St Grade Tax Ladies Relief Road Fund City 3413 10,000.00 Transfer McKinnon and Co Road 2554 834.80 Driving piles for sewers Josiah Collins Fire 1426 100.00 Salary as chief Hale and Gamble Fire 1427 6.00 Washing Hose Dunham & Beattie Fire 1428 6.00 Washing Hose A D McNight Fire 1429 2.50 Extra Work at fire H M Gamble Fire 1430 2.50 Extra Work at fire Henry Matthews Fire 1431 2.50 Extra Work at fire I W Busby Fire 1432 2.00 Extra Work at fire D McKinnon Fire 1433 2.00 Extra Work at fire A Allen Fire 1434 2.50 Extra Work at fire James Dunham Fire 1435 2.50 Extra Work at fire S E Davison Fire 1436 2.50 Extra Work at fire W H Clark Fire 1437 2.50 Extra Work at fire Clark & Startup Fire 1438 6.00 Washing Hose Peterson & Co Fire 1439 3.00 Hauling Cart Seventh Street Imp Fund Ord 829# W N White 133 645.07 Estimate Final Wall Street Imp Fund Ord 948# P & J M Quigley 134 2911.65 Final Estimate Jno G Scurry 135 51.41 Pay roll Ordinances The City Atty submits an Ordinance entitles "An Ordinance fixing the ratio to be charged by the Union Water Co" Consideration of above postponed for two weeks.

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639 COMMON COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE Oct 19 1888 1006 The City Atty submits an ordinance entitled "An ordinance to provide for the working of City Prisoners" Passed by the following vote. In favor, F J Burns, D E Durie Jos Green, T E Jones C F Reitze. Against same none. 1007 The City Atty submits an ordinance entitled "An ordinance to establish and regulate the fire department of the City of Seattle" Passed by the following vote. In favor, F J Burns, D E Durie, Jos Green, T E Jones C F Reitze. Against same none. 1008 The City Clerk submits an ordinance entitled "A Special ordinance appropriating money to pay audited bills" Passed by the following vote. In favor, F J Burns, D E Durie Jos Green, T E Jones C F Reitze. Against same none. Ordered that the matter of the care of sick and indigent persons be refered to Committee on Health & Police. Ordered that the City Atty be instructed to enjoin H L Yesler from obstructing the foot of Columbia Street Ordered that the Council do now adjourn. Approved Robert Moran myor Attest W R Forrest by C W Ferris Depty Clerk. Oct 19 1888 indexed

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