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City of G-p2 ClrrJ"u,
Special Election, ' Tuedy October
. 5, 1837.-
v r For Councilman.
. THOMAS POWERS
State of Missouri,
City of Cape Girardeau.
I, Geo. E. Chsppell, City Clerk of
tha City o? Cape Girardeau, here fey
certify that the above and foregois?
represents the oScial ballot to be
-voted at a special election for Coun-
- ciinisn of the Fourth Ward, to be held
ia s&ia ward on Tuesday, the Sth day
of October, 18S7; and I further osrtiy
that the candidate to bo voted tor en
the ticket above named was nominated
by electors residing ia said fourth
ward as the same appears from the
certiacate of said nomiaatioa which
has been regularly executed and filed
ia my oiiiee withia the it ma presented
y i: ! "
A la witness whereof I have
szau hereunto set my b3d and
' affixed the seal of the City
of Cape Girardeau at my office ia said
city, this 22nd day of September, 1867. J
Gso. E. CHAPPEIi,
J. , City Clerk.
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Is pursue, nca to aa ordinance of the
- City of Jackson, Mo., entitled "An
ordinance authorising the sale o! a
- telephone franchise in thaCiiy of Jack
son," passed and approved Septem
ber 14ih, 1897, there will be sold at
the south front door of the Court
House in the City of Jackson on the
18th day of October, 1S37, t public
auction, the franchise, privilege and .
right to occupy and use the streets,
, avenues, alleys parks, squares and
other public lands of said City, sub
ject to conditions provided ia said or
dinance, for the purpose of erecting
and maintaining a system of telephone
poles and wires for a period of twenty
years, above, across, aio&T&sd through
toe streets, avenues, aueys, parks,
squares and other public iands of s&iq '
City of Jackson. Such franchise will
be sold to the reepocfitle tidaar who
, will i,y the largest perwatsjra year
, ly of the groea receipts dsriTed from :
such occupation and ne; wtka shall
not be less f&aa two (2 per ret f the
gross earnings dariaj? the first five
- years of snob use; thereafter such per
eentage shall be increased to corres
pond with the increase ic the value of
the land thus used. Said successful
bidder shall, before said franchise
shall take effect, jive bond to said
City in the sum of One Thousand DoS
lars, to be approved by the Board o?
Aldermen of theCityef Jackson, forthe -faitiifttland
punctual payment annually
of such percentage, ana for the prompt
coisa'r sei.'c!, coir tiuiioa a r
tezascc f savii tel-j?ho i r : i
sysfti and exthatrj, i.-.i tj.
cond.fi r.a reqeir! by Lr t"l
sa&il im at least twenty i.-t 11 an.t
thepekis for the eante alaii e-t ' .
alorj the streets, avenues, alleys, ' -parks,
uaree ana othe ps-I!a I: 1 C- '
of salt! City of Jamison so as net t :' j
otrvct public trtv;2e; V&t a c: '-i! ' v
o'-ce slali be Biak uiinei ia l C .7
of Jskueoe; that Ue City of J. lja
cbaU Um the free caa of 03 j ; m;
that tbf; ehr$s to scsertJ:' aaiU
not ex-ed 2.a)ptr bjob-Ji f-ir aaca i.. .
tekipkiiia la a pla38 of fcir'-z:.:?, sail
IJ.fo j-sr nc-nth ia a nit';r:-'; sad . . .'
where a subscriber takes two l''-ra-.'
meats, one ia his piaoe i tc-laasa
aad ote ia his ra14scs!, tls c tfs
wr mcJth shall cot execs! (ItJ c)r
moatii for botii iBstrttmcatit; tha uM" '
selepaotie systesa shall be ec;k-fi
and pt.t lnoperadcBwiUiasix r nz'.as .
from tts leuday ciOctcber, K.J;Ciat
should laid telephone ejs&n tifefcy ;
provided to be let and sdi, at any '
tiajs bo connected with the ttefhene -syrtas
ao in operaticwi ia, Ce City
ofCapGirarde&aorwitlitltc? hons ...
system bow ia operation ia tip County f"f f !
of Caps Girardeau, r any or Wv-ili
paoao system now ouilt or tnat may
hereafftr be baiit,thea tie subscribers
to said systesa so hwreby provided to
be let aaa sold, hU bare th nee of
s&ld eastern and all of the said lines
so contacted therewith, without acy
additional charge therefor; and the
lines of the said syetso? L-araby pro
vided to be let and sold shall be ex
tended to the city limits of toe City of
Jackson so as io com ect with aey
lines tisit may or might be connected
therewith. . .
Said sale will be cendscied by the
Mayor and City Clerk of said Ciw
and the right to reject any and all
bids will be reserved.
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