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OFFICIAL
Proceed of the Common Conncil.
Special Sleeting.
St. Paul, Aug. 14, 1883, 7:30 p. m.
Meeting called to order by the Clerk,
and in the absence of the presiding officer,
Aid. Dowlan was called to the chair.
Present— O'Connor, Robert, Fisher,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President— B.
COMMUNICATIONS.
From His Honor the Mayor — for meet
ing.
The Mayor called meeting by request of
Aid. St. Peter, Van Slyke and Starkey, to
act on report of Board of Public Works
relative to Fourth street grading.
Accepted.
[By unanimous consent and on motion
of Aid. Johnson, general business was
taken up.]
From John W. Cathcart —
Claim for damage caused by driving in
to sewer, etc., on Summit avenue.
Committee on Claims and City Attor
ney.
From Wm. Erdmann and Others
Asking for the amendment of Ordinance
No. 141, etc
Committee on Ordinances.
From Jos. Rosenthal and Others —
For the grading of Marlon street.
Committee on Streets.
From Rebecca W. Sire, by Jno. S. Prince,
Agent—
For abatement of Sidewalk Assess
ment, etc .
Board of Public "Works.
From EveL.Tarbox and Others —
For the vacation of that part of "Como
road" running through block 3, Elfelt,
Bernheimer and Arnold's addition.
Committee on Streets.
From A. C. Ringwald and Others- -
Protest against the grading of Walnut
street, etc.
Committee on Streets.
From R. J. Lewis —
For permission to grade Reaney street
in front of his property, etc.
Granted. Work to be done under direc
tion of City Engineer.
From the St. Paul City Railway Com
pany —
For permission to lay temporary tracks
with T rails on Selby avenue from .Western
to Mackubin street and on Mackubin street
to Laurel avenue, the same to be used
while sewer ie being constructed on Laurel
avenue, and to be taken up when said sew
er is completed.
Granted, work to be done under direc
tion of Committee on Streets and City
Engineer.
From Jacob Arnold and Others —
For the grading of Mackubin street
from University avenue to Charles street.
Board of Public Works with order.
From Stephen Burns and Others —
Asking that ''Market Hull" be leased to
Jno. H. Wood for an Opera Hall, etc.
Committee on Markets.
From J. C. McGarthy and Others-
Asking that pound ordinance be so modi
fied ks to permit cows to run at large in
Sixth ward in day time.
Committee ou Ordinances .
From Wm. Voc de Weyer and others —
Protest against the grading of Smith
street.
Committee on Streets.
From Nels Peterson and others —
For the grc.ding of Fremont street from
Mendota to Forest streets.
Board of Public Works with order.
From Jno. T. Averill and others —
Asking that all proceedings taken in ref
erence to grading Sherman street be dis
continued, and that proceedings be taken
to partially grade said street.
Committee ou Streets.
From the Pooplb's Bink of Saint Paul —
Bond iv the sum of $30,000, "with J. H.
Sohurmeier, C. E. Rittenhcuse, J. P. Grib
ben, A. G. Foster and H. Habighorst as
sureties," given as security for any city
f*und> that any be deposited in said bank.
Committee of Ways and Means.
The Board report that they have award
ed Jame3 Waters, the contract for con
structing a rawer on Robert street, from
Thirteenth Ftreet to University avenue, he
being the lowest reliable and responsible
bidder therefor. Amount of bid $3,250.
Bond in the sum of $800, with Patrick
Keigher and John Kerwiu as sureties.
The roll buing called on the approval of
the award it was not approved by the fol
lowing vote:
Yeas — Aid. Johnson, Mr. President — 2.
Nays —Aid . O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Van ' Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter— 6.
Papers recommitted to Board of Pablic
Worns.
BEPOKTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES.
Of Committee of Ways and Means —
Bond.
Committee to whom was referred the
bond of the "People's bank" report the
same back approved by them.
Approved by Council by the following
vote:
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey. St. Peter,
Mr. President.— B.
Of Committee on Publio Buildings —
H. N Elmer's Petition.
Committee recommend that stall 29 in
Market house be furnished and 6et apart
for Building Inspector.
Adopted-
MIBUELLANBOUB.
Ordinance —
An ordinance entitled "an ordinace
creating a Board of Health and defining
their powers and dntio*," was read by its
title and ordered printed.
By Aid. St. Peter—
An order permitting c^ws to run at
large in Sixth ward between 6a. m. and
7 p. m.
By Aid. St. Peter—
An order naming the street running
from Cherokee to Page street, Bellaud
street.
Committee on Ordinances.
By Aid. Smith —
An order for sidewalk on Pleasant ave
nue.
Committee on Streets.
Resolurioas.
Aid. Starkey—
Resolved. That P. H. Kelly is hereby
authorized to grade Plum street from
Qommercial street to Hoffman avenue at
Ills own cost and expense and under the
direction aud to the satisfaction of the
City Engineer.
Yeas— Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President — 8.
Approved August 16, 1883.
By Aid. Smith—
Resolved, That Bartlet Presley be allow
ed to grade Josette street from Iglehart
street to Nelson avenue to the established
grade, at his own expense and uuder direc
tion of the City Engineer.
Yeas— Aid. O'Connor. Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President- -8.
Approved August 16, 18i?«J.
By Aid. Starkey.
Retained, That the City Engineer be and
is hereby rtquested to cause a close hand
railing to be built on both sides of Reaney
street bridge across St. Paul <fc Duluth
railroad.
Yeas— Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer.
Johnson, Van Rlyke, Starkey, St. Peter!
Mr. President.— B.
Approved Aug. 16, 1883.
By Aid. Johnson —
Resolved, That all orders and proceed
ings for the opening and extension of St.
Anthony avenue, are hereby repealed and
the Board of Public Works are hereby in
structed to take no further action in the
matter of said opening and extension afore
said.
Yeas— Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President— B.
Approved Ang. 16, 1883.
By Aid. Starkey—
Resotved, That the Board of Public
Work be and are hereby requested to
cause cross walks to be lad on the east
side of Bates avenae, across Fifth and
Sixth streets.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President — 8.
Approved Aug. 16, 1883.
By Aid. Dowlan—
Resolved, That the Board of Publio
Works be requested to lay a plank sidewalk
on the south side of Fifteenth street be
tween Jackson and Broadway streets and
on the north side of said street from Jack
son to Canada streets; also on East Eighth
street, front of lot 4, block 6, Hoyt's addi
tion.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, McCarthy,
Mr. President— B.
Approved Aug. 16, 1885.
By Aid . Starkey—
It is hereby ordered by the Common
Council of the city of St. Paul.
That the matter of grading Fremont
street from Mendota street to Forest street
be. and the same is hereby referred to the
Board of Public Works to investigate aud
report:
First. Is this improvement proper and
necessary '
Second. Give the Council an estimate
of the expense therefor, aud state whether
one-half of the cost thereof is to be paid
into the City Treasury before the contract
is let.
Third. Can re il estate to be assessed
for said impp meal t>o foand benefited
to the extent damages, cost and ex
penses, neces' ti to be incurred thereby t
Fourth. Is. >i--i\i improvement r-ked
for upon the pp . tion or application of thu
owners of a majority ot the property to be
assessed forsuca improvement J .
Fifth. Send the Council aplanorpio
file of said improvement as required b\
law, if you report in iavor of the same,
Sixth. Send the Council a proper order
directing the work to be done.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter.
Mr. President— B.
Approved August 16, 1883.
By Aid. Johnson —
It is hereby ordered by the Common
Counoil of the City of Saint Paul:
That the matter of grading Mackubm
street, from University avenue to Charles
street, be, and the same is hereby referred
to the Board of Pablic Works to investi
gate and report:
First. Is this improvement proper and
necessary ?
Second. Give the Council an estimate
of the expense thereof, and state whether
one-half of the cost thereof is to be paid
into the Oity Treasury before the contract
is let.
Third. Can real estate to be assessed
for said improvement be found benefited
to the extent of damages, costs and ex
penses, necessary to be incurred there
by?
Fourth. Is such improvement asked
for upon the petition or application of the
owners of a majority of the property to be
assessed for such improvement?
Fifth. Send the council a plan or pro-
pie of said improvement as required by
law, if you report in favor of the same.
Sixth. Send the Council a proper order
directing the work to be done.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. resident— 8.
Approved Aug. 16, 1883.
In the matter of the report of the Board
of Public Works dated Aug. 10, 1883.
It is hereby ordered by the Common Coun
cil of the City of St. Paul:
That the Board of Publio Works of said
city of tit. Paul, cause the following im
provements to be made, to-wit: Grade
Eighth street, from Locust street to Kit
son street. That said Board cause
said work to be let by contract, as provided
by law, without one-half the esti
mated cost being first paid in
to the City Treasury, and after said work
shall be placed under contract, said
Board shall proceed without delay to
assess the amount a? nearly as they
can ascertain the same, which will be re
quired to pay the costs and neces
sary expenses of such improvement
upon the real estate to be benefited by
said improvement, as provided by law. It
being the opinion of the Council that real
estate to be assessed for such improvement
can be found benefited to the extent of the
costs and expenses necessary to be in
curred thereby.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr President— B.
Approved Aug. 16. 1883.
In the matter of the report of the Board
of Public Works, dated August 13, 1883.
It is hereby ordered by the Common Coun
cil of the City of St. Paul:
That the Board of Public Works of said
City of St. Paul, cause the following im
provements to be made, to-wit: Grade
East Fourth (4th) street from Broadway to
Commercial street, paving that part within
the right of the railroads with granite
blocks, Olive street from Seventh street to
Fourth street, Locust street from Seventh
street to Fourth street, and the alley in
|block 30, Eittson's addition. That said
Board cause said work tc be let by coo
tract, as provided by law, without one-half
the estimated cost being first paid into the
City Treasury, and after said work shall be
placed under contract, said Board shall
proceed without delay to assess the amount
as nearly as they can ascertain the same,
which will be required to pay the costs
and necessary expenses of such improve
ment upon the real estate to be benefited
by said improvement, as provided by law.
It being the opinion of the Council that
real estate to be assessed for such improve
ment can be found benefited to the extent
of the costs and expenses necessary to be
incurred theieby.
Yeas — Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Pe*er,
Mr. President — 8.
Approved Aug. 16, 1888.
By Aid. Johnson —
It is hereby ordered by the Common
Council of the City of Saint Paul:
That the matter of grading Rice street
from Bmnoa street north to north line of
city be, and the same is hereby referred to
the Board of Public Works to investigate
and report.
First. Is this improvement proper and
necessary ?
Second. Give the Coaacil an estimate
of the expense thereof, and state whether
one-half of the cost thereof is to be paid
into the City Treasury before the contract
is let.
Third. Can real estate to be assessed
for said improvement, be found benefit ted
to the extent of damages, cost and expen
ses, necessary to be incurred thereby
Fourth. Is such improvement asked
for upon the petition or application of
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the owners of a majority of the property
to be assessed for such improvement?
Fifth . Send the Council a plan or pro
fiie of said improvement as required by
law, if you report in favor of the same.
Sixth . Send the Council a proper order
directing the work to be done.
Yeas— Aid. O'Connor, Robert, Fischer,
Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St. Peter,
Mr. President — 8.
Approved Aag. 16, 1883.
Adjourned.
John Dowlan,
President pro tern.
Thob. A. Pbendhbgast, City Clerk.
Proceedings of the Conimon Council.
Special Meeting.
St. Paul, Aug. 16, 1883, 3 p. m.
President Allen in the chair .
Present — Aid. Dowian, O'Connor, Robect,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President— 9.
COMMUNICATIONS.
From his honor the Mayor — Call for meet
ing.
Thomas A. Prendergast, City Clerk:
Sib: — You are hereby requested to call a
special meeting of the Common Council
for to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon at 3
o'clock, to receive and take action upon
the report of the special committee ap
pointed for the purpose of arranging for
the reception of the Northern Pacific ex
cursion. Yours, etc.,
C. D. O'Bbien, Mayor.
Augaat 15, 1883.
Accepted.
Resolutions.
Resolved, That the city of St. Paul will
celebrate, in a manner becoming its im
portance, the event of the formal opening
of the Northern Pacific railroad on or
about September 1, 1883, and entertain all
guests of the company as they pass West
to see for the first time the vast field
opened to enterprise and labor by the
completion of the Northern Pacific railroad
from St . Paul to the Pacific ocean .
Resolved, That the Mayor of the City,
Hoo. Edmund Rice, P. H. Kelly, Thomas
Cochran, Jr.,Wm.A.Van Slyke,John B. San
born, Gates A. Johnson, E. C. Starkey,
Albert Scheffer and Gustavo Willius, be.
and hereby are appointed a committee of
ten, with authority to appoint all sub
committees, provide for ail lunches, ban
qnets, decorations, and other matters, and
to take all steps necessary to properly
celebrate said event and entertain the
guest? of said company on said occasion.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Conner, Kobert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey,
St. Peter. Mr. President— 9.
Approved Aug. 16, 1883.
On motion of Aid . Dowlan and by
unanimous consent the following resolu
tion was taken up.
Of Oitj Comptroller — Audited claims,
viz., M. HolL, $2,461.
Allowed and ordered paid by the follow
ing vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St .
Peter, Mx. President — 9.
Adpurned.
A. Ai»len, President of Counoi^.
Thos. A. Pbkndekoast, City Clerk.
Proceeds ef tie Commoa (ML
Regular Meeting.
St. Paul, Aug. 21, 1883.
President Allen in the chair.
Present — Aid. Dowlan. O'Connor, Rob
ert, Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey,
St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
OOMMTJNIOATIONB .
From John T . Ga3ton and others —
Asking that E. A. Ringstorff be allowed
to conduct saloon business at No. 484 Mis
sissippi street, and that his license be
restored.
Mayor.
From F. E. Chipman and others —
Asking that a grade be established on
Central street or avenue, and that they be
allowed to grade the same, etc.
Committee on Streets.
From Wm. Schmitt and others —
For the construction of a sewer on James
street, etc.
Committee on Streets.
From Martin Milon —
For remittance of fines imposed by
Municipal Court.
Ways and Means.
From A. and Jahu H. Law ton —
For the removal of obstructions on Amy
and Nicholas streets
Streets, Alderman of Ward and City En
gineer,
From E. W Batchelder —
For permission to erect telegraph poles
on certain streets, etc.
Streets, City Engineer and Superinten
dentof Fire Alarms.
From Aneal Oppenheim and others —
For sprinkling Sammit avenue from
Dayton avenue to Ramsey street.
Streets.
From J. T. Kilroy and others —
For the grading of street and alley in
Fifth ward in rear of Lincoln school house.
Board of Pablic Works.
From the Plat Commission —
Relative to vacation of part of Lake
Phalen road.
Streets and Alderman of the Precinct.
From Daniel Ceska —
In refe-ence to the transfer of liquoi
license No 333.
License
From H. N. Elmer — Building Inspector—
iV>r the appointment of an assistant.
Ways and Means.
From C. N. Nelson Lumber Co., and
Others—
. For the vacation of that part of ''Lake
Phalen Road" running through the south
half of the northwest quarter of sec. 28,
town 29, range 22, accompanied by a plat,
etc
Aid. Starkey moved that the petition be
filed in the City Clerk's office, and that
stud Clerk be instructed to give the
necessity notice for such vacation as is
provided by law.
The motion prevailed.
ifrom Chas. Faber
Relative to the grading of Chestnut
street.
Committee on Streets.
From Gto. P. Metcalf and Rev. Henry
Kittson —
For permission to remove dirt ia alley
in rear of Parochial School on McKnbin
street.
Committee on Streets and City Engineer
with power to act.
From Henry F. Hoy t —Health Office,r—
Answer to council resolution Au^. 7,1883,
five permits granted and three refueod.
Aocjepted.
Frem Joseph Gahr and Others —
Asking that liquor license be granted
Ht-nry M. Keisch to keep saloon at corner
of Pearl and Temperance streets.
Com mi i toe on License.
From Margaret Cranston —
For transfer of liquor license No. 362 to
Fhomafl Tracj ; same piemises.
Committee on License.
From J. L. Bohnurt —
For transfer of liqu >r license No. 119 to
Henry Peterson; same premises.
Coinniitte^ on License.
KEPOBTS OF CITT OFFICEBS.
Of City Comptroller — Audited claims,
viz:
J. D. Moran, estimate No. 2. final,
grading Fourteenth street, $1,496.
Thornton & Moran, estimate No. 4, final
grading Fiiteenth street, $765. Thornton
& Moron, estimate No. 3 final, grading Ni
agra street,s26B. Frederick Richter,f 28.57.
John Bolather, estimate No. 1, grading
Garfield street, $1,020; Joseph Steinkamp,
estimate No. 1, grading Martin street,
$2,380; Joseph Boiather, estimate No. 2
and final, grading Jessie street, $445; John
D- Moran, estimate No. 1, Leech street
grading, $1,020; Michael O'Brien, Seventh
street culvert, estimate No. 6, $850; J. J.
Palmer, Seventh street paving, estimate
No. 7, $1,700; J. D. Moran, grading Beech
street, estimate No. 2, $2,890; Haebner &
Zollman, estimate No. 1, Third street
grading, $1,700; Chas. T. Miller, estimate
No. 2, final, Eleventh street sewer, $166 50;
Fred Althern, estimate No, 1, final, grad
ing Cherry street, $3; Doherty & Dohe-ty,
estimate No. 1, Western avenne system of
sewers, $5,729; F. S. Blodgett, estimate
No. 2, Stihwater system of sewers, $3,400;
Peter Tierney, estimate No. 3, grading
Pleasant avenue, $2,550; Beyer & Lux,
estimate No. 2, grading George street,
$2,890; Prendergast Brothers. $223.26;
Kenney & Hodner, $17.80; Joseph Spiel,
$22.45; Michael Lallier, 75 cents; John
Hassell, $44.27; J. P. Allen, $10.85; R.
Overpeck, $18; Cardozo <fc Bros., $31.50;
Henry F. Hoyt, $3; A. E. Mellogren, $8;
J. B. Moorehead, $50; Michael Cram,
$4 35; Robinson & Carey, $1.80; F.
Knauft, $9.50; F. Prnchner, 25 oente;
Thos. R. McCann, $2.50; MoMaster &
Getty, $3; Bennett & Kingsbnry, $2; P.
H. Kelly, $6.40; L. N. Scott, $24; Miohaud
Brothers, 45 cents; Ranney & Hodgman,
$11; T. J. O'Brien, $85; Griggs & Foster,
$15; Geo. W. Sheiwooi & Co., $56.67;
George Mitsch, $16.66; St. Paul Foundry
& Manufacturiug Co., $57.18; Breuer &
khodes, $66.65; Die Volkszeitang, $201.20;
St. Paul Book & Stationery Co., $113.85;
John B. Olivier, $229.90; Daily Globe,
£1,898.52; Robert Seeger, $859.33; K. P.
(Jullen, $14 : John Maiheie. $6 1 03; Geo . W.
Sherwood, $137.27; J. P. Gnbben,§1,425.90;
Capital Iron Works, $5.40; Andrew Jaicks,
$154; J. B. Hawley, $192; Board Water
Oommis3ioner3, $5.75; Mrs. Burke, $9.50;
Farwell, Ozinan <fc Jackson, $120; H. N.
Elliot, $I.L'5; P. O'Regan, Market Master,
.$7.75; August Ohmann, $65.10; Warne
Bros. & Co.. $65.50; Carpenter & Ryan,
$5; George W. Turnbull, $85; F. G. Dra
per, $5.10; Peter Berkey, $93; Adam
Decker, $8.80; S. D. Blaisdell, §20; Ben-
Kett & Kingsbury, $1.55; S^hultze & Mc-
Douald, $24; Justus Kahlert, §2.75; Wil
son & Rogers, 60 cents; DtOoster & Clarke,
$60; Oliver DeMa?ey, $2; Bazille & Part
ridge, §8.50; E. F. Osborne, $84.67;
Sherwood Hough, $5.25; Great Union
Band, §40; J. H. Suiuh, $2.38.
Allowed aud referred to Comptroller by
I the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischtr, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starksy. St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9.
Of City Engineer— Claim —
The Engineer submits, approved by
him, the following claim, viz.: M. Wag
ner, $210.
Committee on Claims.
BEPOET OF BOAED OP PCBLIC VOSES.
Eighth Stree* Grading —
To the Common Council of the City of St
Paul:
The Board of Public Works have had
under consideration the resolution or order
of the Gammon Council approved Febru
ary 7, 1883, relative to tho grading of
Eighth street from Locust street to Kittson
street, and having investigated the proposed
improvement, respectfully report that eaid
improvement is necessary and proper, that
i the estimated expense thereof is $1,400,
one half of which need not be paid into
the City Treasury before the contract is let;
that real estate to be assessed therefor can
be found benefited to the extent of the costs
and ekpeEE6:> necessary to be incurred
thereby, that r;ud improvement is not
asked for by a petition of a majority of
the owners of property to be assessed there
for, but we herew:th send a plan or profile
of said improvement, and an order for
your adoption, if you desire us to make the
improvement. Yeas 5; nays 0.
Joins Fabeington, President.
R. L. Gorman. Clerk Board of Public Works.
Aug. 10, 1883.
Adopted. (See order to Board of Public
Works.)
Also,
East Fourth Street Grading —
To the Common Council of the city of St.
Paul:
The Board of Public Works have had
under consideration the resolution or or
der of the Com men Council approved July
18th, 1883, relative to the grading of East
Fourth street from Broadway to Commer
cial street, paving that part within tho
right of way of the railroads with granite
blocks. Olive street, from Seventh street
to Fourth street, Locust street from
Seventh street to Fourth street and the
alley through block 30, Kittson's addition,
and having investigated the proposed im
provement, respectfully report that said
improvement is necessary and proper, that
the estimated expense thereof is $28,000,
one-half of which need not be paid into
the City Treasures before the contract is
let; that real estate to be assessed therefor
can be found benefited to the extent of the
damages, costs and expenses necessary to
be incurred thereby, that said improve
ment is not asked for by a petition of a
majority of the owners of pro erty to be
assessed therefor, but we herewith send a
pian or profile of said improvement, and
an order for your adoption, if you desire
us to make the improvement. Yeas, £;
nays, 0.
John Fabbington, Presideat.
R. L. Gobmam Cierk Board of Public Works.
Aug. 13, 1883.
Adopted — (See order to Board of Pablic
Works.)
Also.
Portland Avenue Grading —
To the Common Council of the Oity of St.
Paul:
The Board of Pablic Works have had un
der consideration the resolution or order
of the Common Council approved June 21,
1883, relative to th« grading of Portland
avenue from Western avenae to Dale
street, and having investigated the
proposed improvement, respectfully
report that said improvement
is necessary and proper; that the es
timated expense thereof is $3.000,0ne-half
of which need not be paid into the City
Treasury before the oontract is let; that
real estate to be assessed therefor can be
found benefited to the extent of the
costs and expenses necessary to be
incurred thereby, that saidinprevement is
asked lor by a petition of a majority
of the owners of property to be assessed
therefor, and we herewith send a plan or
profile of said improvement, and an order
foj your adoption, if yon desire us to
make the improvement. Yeas 5; Bays 0.
Ang. 17. 1883.
John C. Tebbt, President pro tern.
R. I* Gukmas, Clerk Board Public Works.
Adopted — (See order to Board of Public
Works.)
Aleo,
Mendota Street Grad.ng.
To the Common Council of the City of St
Paul:
The Board of Public Work* have had
under consideration the resolution or oider
of the Common Council, approved Jane 14,
1883, relative to the grading of Mendota
street, from, right of way of Ciucago, St.
Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha
railroad to Seventh stieet, and
having investigated the proposed improve
ment, respectfully report that said im
provement is necessary and proper, that
the estimated expense thereof is $1,700,
one-half of which need not be paid into
the City Treasary beore the contract is
let; that real estate to be assessed
therefor ?an be found benefited to the ex
tent of the costs and) expenses :
necessary to be incurred thereby; that said c
improvement is asked for by a peti- ]
tion of a majority of the owners of prop- i
erty to be assessed therefor, and we here- : ]
with send a plan or profile of said im- '
provement and an order for your adoption 1
if you desire us to make the improvement. !
Yeas 5; nays 0. 1
Aug. 17, 1883. ' ]
John C. Tbbbt, President pro tern.
R. L. Gobman, Clerk Board Publio Works. I
Adopted, (See order to Board of Public i
Works.) i
Also,
Sewer on Canada Street —
To the Common Council of the City of
St. Paul:
The Board ot Pablic Vorks have had
under consideration the resolution or order
of the Common Council approved June 21,
1883, relative to the construction of a
sewer on Canada street, from
Fourteenth street to Valley street, and
having investigated the pro
posed improvement, respectfully re
port that said improvement is necessary
and proper, that the estimated expense
thereof is $2,257, one- half of which need
not be paid into the City Treasary before
the contract is let; that real estate to be as
sessed therefor can be foand benefited to
the extent of the costs and ex
penses necessary to be incurred thereby;
that aaid improvement is not asked for by
a petition of a majority of the owners of
property to be assessed therefor, but we
herewith Fend a plan or profile of said
improvement, and an order for your
adoption, if you desire ns to make the
improvement. Yeas, 5; nays, 0.
Aug. 17, 1883 .
John C. Tansy, President pro tern .
R. L. Gobman, Clerk of the Board of Pub
lic Works.
Adopted. (See order to Board of Pub
lic Works.)
Also,
Ravine Street Grading —
The Board report adverse io grading
Ravine street from Maria to Mapla streets,
unless graded from Hoffman avenue to
Maple •jtreet.
Adopted.
Also,
Plum Street Grading —
» The Board report adverse to grading
Plum street from Connecticut street to
Hoffman avenue.
Adopted.
Also,
Steps on Selby Avenue —
The Board report adverse to the con
struction of steps on Selby avenue from
Summit avenue to Third street.
Adopted.
Also,
Contract Awarded —
The Board report that they have award
ed Michael O'Brien the contract for con
structing a stone viaduct over the St. Paul
ife Duluth railroad on Seventh strett, he
being the lowest reliable and responsible
bidder therefor. Amount of bid, $5'.t,
--67/5; bond in the sum of $13,000, with
Albert Scheffer and William Dawson as
sureties.
Award approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van' Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Also,
Contract Awarded —
The Board report that they have award-
Patrick Norris the contract for sprink
ling East Ninth street, between Broadway
and NeiU streets, he being the only bid
der, and being deemed reliable and re
sponsible and his bid reasonable. Amount
of bid, $300, bond in the sim of $100,
witn Patrick Keigher and J. G. Donnelly
a. sureties.
Award approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9.
Also,
Contract Awarded —
The Board report that they have
awarded Thornton & uloran the contract
for grading Pine street, from Fourth to
Grove streets, they being the lowest re
liable and responsible bidders therefor.
Amount of bid $4,100. Bond in the sum
o' $ 1,000, with J. G. Donnelly und W. H-
M ad as sureties?.
Vward approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
F^cher, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
P. ter, Mr. President — 9.
Also,
C. ::tract Awarded —
The Board report that they have
a rded Warne & Stockton the contract
fo constructing a sewer on Seventh
st:-et, from Goodrich avenue to Jefferson
1 aue, they being the lowest reliable and
r< 'Ousible bidder therefor. Amount of
bi i $15,450. Bond iv the sum of $3,500,
with H. D. Matthews and J^hn Klein as
Bui ties.
.-. *ard approved hy the following vote
i eas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert
Fi^eher, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St
\ Mr. President — 9.
Also,
C : .tract Awarded —
•16 Board report that they have award
ed 4.'. S. Blodgtjii the contract for con
st: acting a 6ewer on Dale street from the
no th line of Holly avenue to the right of
w ■■■ y through blocks 17 and 23, Woodland
P»:tk addition, thence along said ri^ht of
way to Summit avenue, thence across Sum
mit avenue to Oakland street, thei.ce on
Oakland street to the south line of Grand
aveaue, he being the lowest reliable and
responsible bidder therefor. Amount of
bid, $19,425. Bond in the sum of $4,000,
with H. D. Maths we and J. H. Sanders as
sureties.
Award approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9.
Also,
Contract Awarded —
The Board report that they have award
ed John D. Moran the contract for grading
Smith street from Douglas to Exchange
streets, he being the lowest reliable aud re
sponsible bidder therefor. Amount of bid
$4,070. Bond in the sum of $900, with
Patrick H. Thornton and J. G. Donnelly as
sureties .
Award approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President— B.
Also,
Contract Awarded —
The Board report that they have awarded
Warne <fe Stookton the contract for con
structing a sewer on Cedar street from
Ninth to Tenth street, they being the only
bidders and their bid being deemed rea
sonable and reliable. Amount of bid
$1,452.50; bond in the sum of $300, with
H. Matthews and John Klein as sureties.
Approved by the following vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke. Star
key, St. Peter, Mr. President. — 9.
Also,
Bridges on Seventh Street —
The board transmit, approved by them,
general specifications for constructing a
bridge over the right of way of the St. Paul,
Minneapolis & Manitoba railroad, and
Northern Pacific railroad on Seventh
street.
Adopted. (See resolution.)
Also,
Sidewalk Order —
The Board return, in accordance with
request of Council, the order of Aid.
Fischer for sidewalk on Oak street.
Alderman of the precinct.
Also,
Estimates —
The Board transmit, approved by them,
the following estimates, viz.:
No. 2 and final, Third street paving, An
drew Jaicks, contractor, $965; No, 1 final,
Neill street grading, John Fogelberg, con
tractor, $640; No. 5 and final, Sibley street
paving, Andrew Jaicks, contractor, $1,114.
--75; No. 18, supplementary to No. 17 and
final, Third ward sewers, Warne Bros . &
Stockton, contractors, $400; No. 3 and
final, Aurora avenae grading, Joseph Stein
kamp, contractor, $240; No. 12 and final,
Rondo street sewer, James Waters, con
tractor, $2,434.55; No. 8 and final, Fort
street paving. Michael O'Brienj contractor,
$7,839.35.
BE.POBT OF STANDING COMMITTBBS.
Of Committee on Streets — E. M. Macku
bin and others, petition —
Committee report in favor of granting
prayer of petitioners.
Adopted. (See resolution.)
Also,
St. Paol City Railway's petition —
Committee report in favor of granting
prayer of petitioner.
Adopted.
Also,
Joseph Rosenthal and others, petition —
Committee report favorably thereto.
Adopted. (See order to Board of Pablic
Works for grading Marion street.)
Also,
Adam Rau and others, protest —
Committee report that the protestants
have withdrawn objections stated in pro
test. Committee make no leoommenda
t ion .
Accepted.
Also,
Eve L. Tarbox and others, petition —
Committee report adverse until streets
are graded that will give easy access to
adjoining property, etc.
Adopted .
Also,
Edward Simpson's petition —
Committee recommend that it be re
ferred to City Engineer and Board of Pub
lic Works.
Adopted.
Also,
St. Paul Chamber of Commerce commu
nication —
Committee recommend it be referred to
City Engineer.
Adopted.
Also,
J. L. Forepangh and others, petition —
Committee recommend that it be re
ferred to City Engineer to report, etc.
Adopted .
Also,
Wm. Schornstein's petition —
Committee report in favor of granting
permission and that the matter be referred
to City Attorney to have proper bond fur
nished.
Adopted.
Also,
W. H . Norris' petition —
Committee report in favor of granting
the permission asked for with the express
understanding that tiie city waive none of
its right to th* levee, and request that the
company be asked to extend the pavement
one half block toward Jackson street.
Lost — Yeas 3. Nays 6.
Also,
Max Fank and others, petition —
Committee report adverse thereto.
Adopted.
Also,
A. Pettingen and others, petition.
Committee repert in fuvor of granting
thef prayer of the petitioners aad that the
Board of Public Works cause the obstruc
tion lo bo removed.
Adopted.
Also,
W. J. Woolsey's petition —
Committee reeoramend that said peti
tion be referred to City Engineer and.
Board of Health.
Adopted.
Also,
James Toohey and others, protest —
Commitee report adverse, as they think
the street should be graded.
Adopted.
Al<?o,
E. W. Fixley and others, petition —
Committee recommend that it be re
ferred to Engineer to examine and report .
Adopted.
Also,
Martin Tob?a nnd others, petition —
Committee report favorable thereto.
Adopted. (Sob oider to Board of Pab
lic Works.)
Also,
George J . Exley and others, petition —
Committee report favorable to the im
provement asked for, and recommend that
the matter be referred to the City Engineer
and Attorney to report a plan by which
the work can be done.
Adopted.
Also.
Mayor's Communication —
Committee to whom was referred the
communication of the Mayor relative to
dangerous building on Robert street, re
port that they consider the building safe.
Adopted. _J
Also,
Jackson and Rice Street Bridge3 —
Committee to whom the general specifi
cations for said bridges was referred ap
prove of the sanisC and recommend that
they be referred* to the Board of Public
Works.
Adopted.
Of committee on license — transfers —
Committee recommend the following
transfers, viz:
Liqnor license No. 401 from Sohmith &
Nuneß 188 West Third St. to same parties
No. 37 Robert St No. 378 from Theodore
Burth at Armstrong St. to same party at
462 Butll St. cor. Fort. No. 389 from E.
B. Chitteuden to Julius Gnssa. No. 82
from Geo. W. Ma^ee to Lewis G. Rein
hard. No. 410 iroin Jas. Cook to John
Krohkowski and Joseph Z iblaski.
Jno. Dowlas, Chairman.
Adopted.
Of Commmittee on Police patrol —
Committee report in favor of the ap
pointment of Henry Kelcher as an addional
driver for patrol wagon.
Recommitted.
MISCELLANEOUS.
Claims Presented —
Board of Water Conmissionere, $69.76;
Hoghson & Hamenway. $87.60; Ed.
Lynch, $88; B. Michel $31.90; St. Paul
Book & Stationery Co., $38.57; Register
of Deeds, $12 50; J. B. Moorhead, $17.20;
DeCoster & Clark, $74; Jno. King, $68;
Emil Wichout, $162.50. Nelse Swan,
$588.5 a
Committee on claims, with exception of
claim of Nelse Swan, which was allowed
and referred to committee by the follow
ing vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
iVischer, Johnson, Van Slyke Starkey,
St. Peter, Mr. President — 9.
An ordinance was read entitled an
ordinance to ammend Sec. 1, of ordin
ance No. 337.
On motion the rulee were so far suspended
as to allow said ordinance to pass to its
second reading.
The motion prevailed by the following
vote:
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9.
The said ordinance was thereupon read
a second time and parsed.
Seu ordinance No. 345.
An ordinance was read entitled an ordi
nance to amend ordinance No. 342.
On motion of Aid. St. Peter the rules
were so far suspended as to allow said
ordinance to pass to its second reading.
The motion prevailed by the following
vote.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey,
St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
The said ordinance wa? thereupon read
a second time and passed.
See ordinance No. 346.
An ordinance was read entitled an ordi
nance to amend ordinance No. 340.
Committee on Ordinances.
By Aid. Johnson —
A resolution in reference to extension ef
Tenth street, in block 8 Hoyt's addition to
St. Paul.
Ways and Means.
By Aid. Starkey—
An order instructing the Board of Pubiio
Works to construct a bridge for foot passen
gers over the right of way of the St. Paul
<fc Duluth railroad on Seventh street.
City Engineer.
Bids for Patrol Stable—
The following bids were received", viz:
M. B. Farrell, $1,500; Wm. and Henry
Wienan, 1,623; Darling &, Reese, $1,545;
Major Hall, $1,600.
Committee on Public Baildings and City
Attorney, with power to award contract, by
the following vote:
Yeaa — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey,
St Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Ordinances.
Ordinance No. 345.
An Ordinance to amend Section one (1) of
Ordinance No. 337, entitled, "An Ordi -
nance to Protect the Streets. Alleys and
other Public Grounds of the City of St.
Paul," approved June 7th, 1883.
The Common Council of the City of St.
Paul do ordain as follows:
Section 1. That section one (1) of ordi
nance No. three hundred and thirty-seven
(337), entitled, "An Ordinance to Protect
the Streets, Alleys and othf.r Public
Grounds of the City of St. Paul," which
was approved June 7, 1883, be and the
same is hereby amended by adding to tbe
end of said section the following pro
vision, viz:
Provided, however, That the City Engi
neer shall be authorized to issue season
permits to employes of tha water depart
ment on the request and recommendation
of the Superintendent of the Water Board
of 6aid city .
Sec. 2. This ordinance shall take effect
and be in force from and at car its pas
sage.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor,| Rob€tt,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9
Passed August 21, 1883 .
A. Allen, President of Council.
Approved August 23, 1883.
Attest: Thos.A. PKENi>EKQAsx,City Clerk.
August 24, 1883.
Okdinance No. 346.
An Ordinance to amend Ordiuance No.
:i42, an Ordinance in relation to im
pounding ealtlo in the Sixth Ward.
Tiie Common Council of the City of St.
Paul do ordain as follows:
Section 1. That so much of Ordinance
No. 342, an Ordinance in relation to im
pounding cattle, as prohibit? the running
at livrtjo of cows in the Sixth Ward, be
tween the hoars of G o'clock in the fore
noon and 7 o'clock in the afternoon is
hereby repealed.
See. 2. This Ordinance shall be in foroe
from and after its passage.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson. Van Slyke, Starkey,
St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Passed August 21, 1883.
A. Allen, Pre-nlent of Council.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883
C. D. O'Bbien, Mayor.
Attest: Thos. A.P«ENDHBOAST,City Clerk.
Aug. 24, 1883.
Resolutions.
Resolved, That the pl:ir of Valentine's
subdivision "A" of lots i>, 10, 11 and 12, of
block 2, of Lambert <fc G. .'p addition to St.
Paul as approved An^Uvt 18, 1883, by the
Plat Commission, and o:i the 21st of Au
gust, 1883, examined and approved by the
City Engineer, be aud th'j same is hereby
accepted by the Common Council of the
City of St. Paul.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, iStarkey, St.
Peter, Mr. President.— 9.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883.
By Aid. Van Slyke—
Resolved, That the pint of Bryant's sub
division of block 4, of P.ilace addition to
St. Paul, as approved by the Plat Commis
sion Aug. 18, 1883, and afterwards and om
the 21st of Augast, 1883, examined and
recommended to be approved by the City
Engineer, be aud the same is hereby ac
cepted by the Common Council of the city
of St. Paul.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnsqp, Van Slyke, Starkey. St.
Peter, Mr. President — 9.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883. «
Resolved, That the plat of E. M. Mac-
Kubin's second addition to the City of St.
Paul, as approved by tha Plat Commission
Augu3t4, ISB3, and on the 7 day of August
examined and recoinmeuiled to be approv
ed by the City Engineer, he and the same
is hereby accepted by the Common Coun
cil of the City of St. Paul.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robeit
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Starkey,
St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883.
By Aid. St. Peter—
Resolved, That the grade of Goffe avenea
from Dakota avenue to George street, 06
indicated by the red line in the accompa
nying profile, is hereby established as the
permanent grade of said street between
the points named.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke, Star
key, St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883.
By Aid. O'Connor—
Resolved, That an order be drawn on the
City Treasurer in favor of John Clark,
Chief of Police, for one hundred dollar*,
to be used as a contingent, fund.
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,
Fischer, Johnson, Van Slyke Star
key, St. Peter, Mr. President— 9.
Approved Aug. 23, 1883.
Resolved, That an order be drawn upon
the Treasury in favor of Henry F . Hoyt,
health officer, for the sum of one hundred
dollars, to be used «s a contingent fund
for the health department.
Yeas— Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robe^,
Fischer, Johnson. Van Sb ke, Starkef,
St. Peter, Mr. Premdm.t — 9.
Approved Au^. 23, io»3.
By Aid. Smith
Resolved, That ordc .» be drawn upon
the city treasury to pay the following
judgments with interest from date o/
dooket at the rate of sever per cent, pet
am.um, as provided by law —
provided that no orders shall issue
until the parties enl.tltd to receive
the same shall first file in the office of the
city comptroller the certificate of the clerk
of the District Court of Ramsey County
that the said judgments have been fully
satisfied upon the records of said office,
viz:
Laura A. Levi $145 80
Joseph Pazhowska 134 70
Nicholas Ludwig 86 68
Henrietta Sominerville JSO 00
James Buchner ' 150 00
Daniel Sullivan 25 70
Elmer Good 25 70
Mary Kehoe 25 70
Total $744 28
Yeas — Aid. Dowlan, O'Connor, Robert,

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