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THE REPUBLIC: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1000.
r. r If f Vz VARICOCELE AND ITS RESULTS' 4jKjSe$Tj I y i " Jf of this eonJition. andfcnowincas wedo the anful results of ue.-leel. our sympathies are enlisted withcierv sufferer from te disease. If ncir'ectcd It d-pres-.es the mind, mcKsihe nervous systein. unmans you unlit-, you for married life, hinders your success, shortens yoi.r existence and leads to sjiurcat'TrhiH-a and :. eouinlet-- Io- ot sexual power. Varicocele is a forerunner of l'aralysis, Apolcx. ICupture. llilchts Disease. Insanity aad Nervous Debility WE CURE VARICOCELE IN FIVE DAYS. Our Electro-Chemlc method of treatment I a pa tithe, palnlett and permanent cure. Under oer treatment the stagnant Mood is forced from the dilated veins, all soreness and swelling dis appear, the parts retrain metr norn.il size, warmth and visir. a circulation of pure blood is ejubllshctl and ou at- strengthened in eif ry wav Mentally, iihyslcallv and sexuallv. Don't let any doctor ileceite ,ou -InvetiBate before taking treatment as carefully as you irould In the purthasc of real estate There arc many unscrupulous doctors cl liming to cure thi disease, wno "really do r.olli iik lor you in return for your unmet- l-ein.tnd a written guarantee anj reference-.. He cvrr tou to stay cured under written guarantee. We. can prove to the most t'.eptlral that we uretloma just as weclalm, by hati ir vo'i U'.IU with reliable business men ho:n itc Lave cur d of a similar eondit'on. "c want every man w.io is desirous of a cure to consult us; we can posit vcjv assure voU tl.o juicUcst, safest and most reliable euro obtainable. Do not delay. niPFlCrC AP UCU Hehavemailea spec'.nl Mudt of tUe treatment of Mea's Disease UloEAwiLW Ur IRI.I1 formany lears.and overW.iMj cured patients will tlaJly testify 10 our success. sUlll aid honestv in the oractlceofou-spei'liUv Weal-socure t-.TIiliTlli: In 10 to 2 Ida vs. Hl.l'OI) l'OlbON' In SJ to 9! days. SLXUAL lil" J51L1TV and all Vital Weasiie-sscsand Diseases of i""i WKITL us a f ull description of your case if unaluc to eal Oar p-rfected system of horn treatment!. always successful t on'suluntion and Iliauunation Kre Hours. a. ta. toOr-- in- Mindays. a. to. to 1 p m. Mention this paiier Drs. FRANCIS & FRANCIS, 80l.?.V,:H;.?Lh s, SHERIFF GOMES FOR DROMMOND. Jopi-1'.i 0Hkir Ssivs Silf- "tufs-n.Ml For-ii-r This Many Frit'iiils in Kansas Town. Sheriff l'ortor S. Cook of Toi,ek.i. Shaw nee County. Kas- arrived In St. Louis List night and will return to-day with Alexan der S. Drummond, the self-confessed leirpe-r who surrendered In St. Louis Monday iti-ht to Sergeant Dnscoll. Sheriff Cook declared that Drummond had never been employed by the Santa. IV I.all road as the prisoner had stated in his c'.-i-fese-lon to Captain Creecy. lie said ttut Drummond was formerly one of Topeka .s best citizens, until ho commenced drinking to excess about one year aso. He was tl.e proprietor of one of the largest and most protitnble feed stores in the city, but 1 is business went to ruin when he took to drink. The amount involved In the forced checks I- small." said the Sheriff, "and I belicvo that the matter will be settled out of court, as the losers in leoth eases are personal friends of Iniinmond. He is twll known in Topeka, and much sympathy 1 felt for his family." Drummond was very weak and neivous last nlKht. The SherilT and Detective Sulll lan tool: him to the City Dispensary, where loctor S. It. Johns-on examined him and pronounced him sufTerinc from nervous debility. The physician said that Drum mond's condition was the effect of alcohol and morphine. The prisoner is ierfecl!y willing to return to Toseka. killIdat town pump. Kuoxville Miucr Shot Ip:u1 :is He Was Drawiujj ISueki't of Wat it. LEPUBLIC SI'KCLL. Knoacville. Tciin.. Dec. li George Hine.. a miner, went to the town pump at Coal Creek to-uicht to set a. bucket ot water. While drawing it the wife of O. ll.n nett. another miner, appeared on the porvli of her home a few yards uw.iv. Hlnes is ' reported, to have tired two rICe Ehbt at her. An instant later some one shot Hines fhmush the heart. He was drinking, but no known enmity existed between him and Uennett. SyrupJigs Actsjffeasantlyajidfivmptly. Cleanses the System Gently and Effectually when bilious or costive. frvsents in th mast xcccptaLIe form the larative principles ofpAuis inown to act jxast beneficially. TO GET ITS BENEFICIAL EFFECTS BUY THE GENUINE MANFD. BY CALIFORNIA FIG STRUPCO. SAN rRANCISCO. CAL. lOUISVIllE . KY. N:w YORK. HX FornU tjr druggists - pritt SO per teftr. STEAMBOATS. lower siississirn. BTR. CHESTER. Kgulr Chester picket, reeeltlnt dally at Kgl Packet Company's vharrboat. leaves Tuesday. Tr.ursJaja and Faturdajc at 3 p- m. Rtular rate. mals and r-rth t nr from Cfces tn. M.Ofl. HUNTER BEN JENKINS, Alt. Phona Mala S3. " EAGLE PACKET COMPANY. Etr. Grey Casle for Cape CSirara.au. Commerce an4 all way landings, leats Mondays and Krl ay, s p. m. HUNTER BEN JENKINS. Gen. Aet. Phona Main iz. COLUMBIA PACKET CO STR. COM'MPIA leaves Mondays. Wednesdays and Saturdays, at 3 p. m.. from Diamond T 11-t. .1. -. - O. (!.n.l l.. V-B". St. JJary"E and all way landings. LAWRENCE MACDONALD, Agent. Pfawia M J-J47A. Lee Line Steamers. TO MEMPHIS $7. ROUND TRIP $12. i.cludim: meals axij uertii. steamer I'ETERS LEE will leave itharfboat. ?ot of line street, rrlday, Decemlr IL at 3 p. "-., 'or MempMs and all r lanrtlnits. taklnc "wilt and r-assengcrs for Ark. UUer to line Mluff and all landings south of Memphis, to Jleksbnrg. Miss. 1'hone Main 4CA and Klnloch "3. JOHN E. MAHgENGALI Agent. ST. L001S AND TENNESSEE RIVER PACKET CO. Str. CITY OF PADT'CAII ill !ae whnrnvat, foot of Tine St.. Satunliy, mmmmmmmWilWnllam7aammmm aaaakaWaaaaaaaar r R f 'il'ltwammm HH . as-lT-ltliH-t , ni tr a-t III. a "- -J..SW.-, Waca Totter. pe Girardeau. "iro. I'ducalt M all iKiIntn on Tennene Itlver to Florence, Ali. llloncs. Main A nnd A 113. JOHN E. MASSENGALE. Asent. 1MP0TENGY and LOST MANHOOD Over liftv per cent of all men arc afflicted with varicocele cr It results - Vital neatness and lo-t manhood. Are tou one of the raanv aftlle'teil! Do you feel that jour manhood Is on the decline, that jour health ami iulliy are not up to the stand ard ol iierfect manhood? Vjrlcocelo 1 a htatfnatloa of blood to tho sexual oricans, in con-.ciiueuce of the faulty circulation the glands become -softened and iv.i-.ted. The organs wh.cn ori-tinalo lour vitality and manliness are l-elm; uuilcrmined. T&c very until sprlncof your body ami mind Is bro-ien. It mnlcet no difference what the cause of jour condition, he it Injury, abuse or excesses. If you liaie the disease it is very essenl'al to your future health, happincs, and success th it you le cured without deliv. Kvcn ihimifh it I'lii-s you no trouble at present it will ultimately do so. audit tsnili-lv you owe yourself that you Us cured at oi.ee. Your family physician may tell you it is of no importance, but ho sn-aUs through iguoranco and lueir-crlenee- We are thorouihlv familiar Miti eierv svmi.toiu RIVER NEWS. lti l.i. ti - mill l-'nll of (lit- Itlirri IV -i.l -four Inurs t-n-nns Isjuis. W.Jnsua. 1.-.- II. IS. ' DanKt-r. C.au.c Cli.tnce. u ... -11 SiatiuP. I'ltlsl'UtK rarkflburi; I'u.i-lanati l.u'sUl!.- Natnille liattan'..ga llornc Oan.tlll .ohnonillle HI. Paul DubU'iue 1 t eix.Tt lvenK.uk l)es Jlolnes KajiijM eorla ' Srafton umalui Kaiiis Oty It.jcnlli Hermann ti..i S.tl 1.0 33 'I 21 .'J H.' n.- lV't li. ill" i.y St.'l fi.-j 14.W S".H 1.' 4"f.'l ZX.U 3.M "..'! r: l ! 1 u... ...i 51.1 S.i S.4 I.J St. lrmls tli.'-.tr llro .M.-ml-hh- Uttlc IU-k. Vl LM.I.IK ' jhrtepnrt --- no :.:; 4.; -1.. v t -0.1 0.3 xw itri'-s"! Ills-. -Kail. It. HYATT. l.ooal lorecaM ixnclal. llirr 1'iiroriiM. T'ie Mi?i-.irri at ft. Imls nil cl.anc sllflitly. Illtrr ami lluslness. St Iuis Ilarlr rauses read U.C f.-.-t ie' d.i. shotvlne a fall ot 3 of a foot In 31 bourn n.nt. -n-ili- rrs.ttts fair an.t olllbunu ! frelcl.ts as nMy as uual on We.Jn.-s.Iavs. Wcatlifr ern-p mid lair, wiiii mm nunc frost along th Ietee In th' early inurnin;. ToII)-k I'rcrat. Tor St. Iyiui! and iclnlty. manner, with prcb aWy shoueis. Arrived. Oolunbia fpresd l!asi.3 - Davis l)t'IMrteil. Coluiiihia City of Clifton Spread Kaj;!e ..--... .... City of l'eeria 1i-ftr Alton lVrt Chartres Chi-ter ,.Tr.nsee ltlr Alton White Kivtr l'arHernitli!". Officeis of the Columbia arrlWrs lieie je tTday ireni Cl.istef, rt-i.rtel the Hill l-lty uff the tr and Itins at White -tnd nt 7 i. l.i. Mie tt.t.t bvlns ttMled ti:ere yrcparatory to tontlntun h-iuth. nltli a rfit ef t.rr earp In il Ilshtit. Tit" Iwal is r.otv etrcttsl to ruesl Wltnullt tarilur Incident. tinl.s the Kts luto Im1Iow itultr near the tutthead. -TI.H t'nlttd i-tiurs fii:iSlt Wrlslil. t'llot Horace Hlihy .it her wnetl. tieslrojed '.$ .m ljctttttn M. 1juis and Cairo. Captain J. IK ltnln. the steamtxiHt tuMn I bulld-r, i drawing plana for the un-r w.rk!t f the nc-tv i:asle lack-t fcteair.tr War Eaitle. the terk .f rcbuildini: tlie fir.-t rfcl:-! Uat hai" inir Ikii cumim-nct-d at tl.e Ctrondelet tu3. -Parte and Calahan. pilot on the Harvester, brought the iKwt lit flow Cairo and cleared Iit axalll yesterda. ' -Weathtr itrinittlnff, the Spread Itgte will tnak. a ttip up ih HUncta ltlt-r Saturday, co Ins a far as NapKs. -The City of I'adueali pafaed Cai tl!rard-.iu at 3 p. m. yesterday on her way to it. Loul. the -will 1 due this afternoon. The my of t'llfton was out for the Tennessee Itlter well load.tl. -Steamer Columbia arrlvtd fr-jm Cliester and clt-ared asaln in tt.o afternoon, taking out a full cargo. Th Oister tvlll txj found In port from Cha fer thU morning, rtunilng to-day at 3 p. in. -Steamtr Grey Eaglo will arrlttj from Com merce to-day to return to-morrotv nt 6 . in. steamer Inters Lee. iho next !? steamer to Memphis and way points, will elear to-morrow eicnlng. Mrs. RoUrt W. Wis, the w-f .,f c-tpt.tin Wife, scnral manager of the Whltf Collar Line, died jesterday at Home City, a, Kuburb of Cin cinnati. Capudn Sam Tnm of th Valley liner Claik ealle.1 on Captain tlrown at the M. and ). roonn yeFterdaj-. Captain Torn-", who lias bc-n threat ened with pneumonia, ts now- w-ll nraln. Memphis river receipts were bnlt-t of cot-tt-n, S3 la-s of seed cotton and 4.333 facks t.f cottone-d. Th- Jame.i V. Lokwonl 3 tov.lng the str-d barges In. and th- tug Mclxugal was .lue to ar lut f '0 Caruml'-1et ays Ian night, sflia v.lll moji there for repairs. l!"0erliFatrnisht.!?nfrUW- Jr- ' '" '" II y Tr Icier mill. iinrciiLic pi'eciaus. il-mrhlx. Tenn.. Die, 13. Th titfr maikf 1 5 fft-t on tl.o ftauge. fall of 1.7 f.-t in 34 hour. .',i-'.Ioulynd .l"0'- T,' Jamca.l.... ai med last nlttht from Tilar's J'olnt nithrn bain r eottoi and l.tr; racks of iottonse.-.J and lft at a this evcnlne on return with a fair trip .Ji? I".?,'"! !'".l'"'.e''t .l:t last r',e"t fn"n A''" port with s? bales of cotton and l.u; sacks of t-t.t-trnced and I-ft at 3 this e-nina- tin rettini with a fco.i.1 trip. Th- Julia anlte.i (am night from Vicksbure with 37S bal of cjllon and Ml sacks of cottoiip.-d and cleared at i this em Ing en return. The Iaicll- Novrlan.i brought In from the ArkansaH Itisr- LT7 bal.-M .if .-..tt.-n -.n.t I 41 sacks of cottonseed and left at ; thi-t evening I on leturn. ItUer rt-celiits wero t.lo bales and o.. at.KJ ot t-oiujn.e-u ine John ll, i inlay with a co-il tow of 41 iJecM pafed tl.iwn this morning t.u her way to rew Orleans. The ltav mond Hornt-r vith a coal low la due down on her way to New'Orleans. Tho Kate Adam will arrlte to-ni;ht from Arkamas Cltv and leate tomorrow- evening on tetuili trip, 'lie inn city is due down on her way to New Orleans. Cairo. 111.. Dee. 13. The gauge reads 23.3 feet to-night. Th liter lian fallen 7 of a f jet tlutln-th- fast 31 houis. The weather is char and cool. The John K. Fik-c.1 cani- up ftont New tir leal h iat nlsl-t and clearetl for Cincinnati at 3 a. m The. i'tlers l- from Memphis passed to M- litll at midnight. The Peid llcrvld cle.iri"! for MempMj at llitdlilRht. The City of I'acllu-ah with a bis trip of Ttnnet-Fee freight pai-e.i tip for St. LjuIs at 3 a. in. Tlilee of the ble 1'itt" 1 urg coal boat passej down to-day lor New Or leans. The Alice Itrown pa-ed at 7 a. in. Th Harry Hrown followed at s it. m. with a tow- of 31 pieces and Iho U. W. O'Nell pns-H-d ilowii at It) a. in. with 4') piece. Tl.o .Mary .M. Michael earn., up front below after coal at 3 p. in. and re turned. The rrltz brought two Itarge-t of b.e fiom below at 4 p. m. Tho l'rtd IIuttutK arriteii f-cm (Irani Tower at 4 p. m. with three bargt-s tif rock, and will so Nlow to-mcrrow- after lum ber and wood. The Kees Ice 1 duet from t. Louis. Grand Tnv.-cr. 111.. Dc. li Fred llartwe- de parted south at 3 a. m. with 3 bargen of Mone. .1. V. Ickweiod down at d it. in. after th- Mr Dougars barges. Grey Eagle up HI S a. m. 1'eters 1-e up at 1 p. m. Hill City ttltlt .'Ighter tlewn at 4 V. in.; the reports the McIVutgat aground abote here. J. Y. Uxl.wood with 3 barges tip at a:3i) p. m. ll-es le down at 3:4'i p. in. The gauge reads 5.9 feet, a fall e.t ,t of a. foot In last 24 hours. Weather cloudy and cool. l'aducah. Ky., Dec. 13. lUtrr gauge reads 1T.9 feet and falling, sneanilr Jofle and tow ar rived here at 11) a. m. 11" W. Huttorff departed e.. s.a.ti,-etlA af It . m. with A cno.t trli. ' (Nytle to Tennessee River at 6 p. ra. Itlcluirdson to livansvllle l w a tit. yj .sci.i unit ttsiry llrown passed down last night. John K. peed up at S a. m. Weather clear and cool. Chester. 111.. Dec. 12. Itlver falling; gauge reads 4.; feet. Weather clotidv. llats d-twn: Chester arrived at 4 a. m.; Hill City at 9nj a. ta.: Rees Lte at 1I:J'J a. m. lloats up: Mclougal lwssed at 7 last night. Condor with 3 barg?s of lumber at 11 a. m.: Chertcr left for Pt. luls at 4 p. ro.: Orey Eagle at t p. m. ; Tender in and out on time. Madison, lnd.. Dee. 13. River 33.4 feet, falling. Clear and cool. The City of Cincinnati wan dam ages! about IS.O0O by breaking lu'r shaft and other machinery above Madison last night. Louisville. Dec. 12. River falling; lt feet Z Inches In canal; R feet on falls; 35 feet below locks. Clear and cool. Pittsburg. Dec. 13. RIter 7 feet: stationary' Weather cloudy and cetld. Wheeling. Dee. 13. RIter 9 feet 3 Inches; fall ing. Weither cloudy and fold. Cape GlranJeau. Mo.. Dec. 13. Weather cold and cloury. RIter falling. The I-Ted Hartweg and 3 barges down at a. m. Tho Peters Lee tip at S . m. The city of l'aducah up at 3 p. in. Rees lce due down. liurlington. la.. Dec. 13. The river is 3 feet il1! inches above low-water mark of ise4: falling. Tit lee i running heavily, and a blockade is probable t-ttou. Weather cloudy and eold. Ktansvllle. lnd.. lee. 11 River 31.3 feet and rising. Weather clear and cold. SAW IN DREAM HIS OLD FRIEND KILLED. Saiiiucl Main Hail Siraiip' "iions tin' Xifjhl That Itohcrt ronper Died Tinier 1'ar Wln-i-Is. FOUND BODY AT THE MORGUE. Saved It From Potter.-' Field and Obtained Decent I.nrial .Men Had J Seen Close Chums Years Aj;o. Ki.hirt Cooper, an old man. wlio was killed by a transit car at Tuenty-lirst and Washington avenue, S.itmd.iy -veiili!S. was s-avisl from a j;rave in pottei.-- Ikld thioush a dream of an old flieiid. Saniut.1 Main of Xo. l.".u Walnut sti-e-t. a poor carpenter, knew- Cooper years as;o wluu they were Eooil frit-lids. e.-n to the point of sharing eaih otheiV money. Wln-n toie had funds the other was not allowed to be in want. (in S.ilill.l.it nisht .Main -s'. he had the strausest .in am of all his lite. In Ids vbion he saw an old man inn thiun by a j-Jr'et e.ir. A- the wheels passed iivtr the ImmIv he utteied a er of pain. .Main reiiKi"d tiie f.itu in tlje liteliu; ulanee. It tat quite f-imlll.tr to him. Itut h w..s uiiable to recall the name. The vision p.i-eil aw.iy. he says, bu! after awhile he was aru-ed lij- a Knocking at his door. He ). nod it. but nobody was there. A few minutes later the rnppins was lepeuled. but as-iln wh-n the door was opened no one was to be seen. Main iMys lie went bail; to bed. ami uani there e.imo another visiun. It was .li-- s.tuie loill! f .111 dd ill. Ill StlfUllillf? out his hand and askiiis Main to coiiie-io hit funeral. Monday, whtn ho was readiiiK a Sunday paper, he e.tni across the acctiunt of iVoper's tleatli under the slree ear. Without further delay he w.nt to lie MolKlle. Where lie Joimd Hie body of lis old-lime liiend. It w.w the same fate le hat! sven in the dream. At the Monjue he told Superintendent Cottie of Hie die. tm. Main lound that C.ioper left no money with which to con duct the funeral, and h- at unee set alout to s;(ve iiim from a lutuiier's srave. Altr some work he Induced the St. lxiuls Transit c inili.iny to pay the expenses of burial. The body was conveyed from the Morgue to the Holy (ihost Cemetery yesterday inorii InR. A plain uuilertakeCs wauoii sutli-.-d for liearse and carriage and mouiner's train. .Main i-limhcd into the WaKon and rode out to the emeiery to si-e that IiLi friend v:m buried propeily and to fay a player over the srae as- the earth was shoveled In. Cooper leaves a widow- and son in almo-t destitute eiteumtanets In Siirin?li"!d. .Mo. All eulioii. If joii aie looking for Men's or Uoys Suits, the tSlobe. Seventh and Kranhlin ave nue, will save you money. WESTERN UNION'S EARNINGS. Kistiiii.'itftl fur I.:ist (Jiiiiitfr of i:llil at .?l,700.(l()lt. Xew Yoik. Dee. 11 Tlie ViitTii 1'i.Iou Telesrapli Ct)iiit:iny reptirts tlnit for the ermirtir ending IJ.eenibe r 31, iarti.'illy esti mated, the net e-.triiincs will lie altout Jl Tt. ("J The dividend eif l't per cent, which t ;-. tieelareil to-day, tails for the payment jf J1.317.mi. To Dealers in Hay, Oats, Corn, Bran, Straw, Etc. Office of Commissioner of Supplies. City Hall. Ueeember 11 l.. Sealeel proiHisitls will lie received hy ths tinderfcigned at his olllce until 13 o'clock in. or MONDAY NHXT. 17ITI INST., for supply Ins the City Hospital. House or Ilefuge. Work House. Quarantine and Smallpox Hospital, Jnsai.-o Asylum. Poor House. Female Hospital, parks and lire en gine housex tttth hay. oats, corn, bran, shlpstuff and straw, from the LSili tliy of December, l!j), to tho -tJth day of Jlareh, It-tll. The hay to he fancy timothy, loose or in bales, ami choice upland prairie In hales may be ordered; oats to bo inspected No. 2 white oati In new sacks; the corn to Le in-tpeH.-ted No. 2 mixed, and delivered In new burlaps- straw to be clem, lone tvh-.tt. loot-o or In bales. All sacks to be new. Samples of shlpstuff and ear corn rttjuited. Kach lot of one kind of feed delivered un der this contract to cither the- Insane Asy lum. Female Hospital. Poor House, must be welshed upon the Thorp s.cales. ami a sep arate weigher's ticket furnished with each lot. The different articles to b contracted for to be eledlvereil (free of charge for pJckaKO or delivery) at such time and In bueli quan tity ns may bo miuirct! by the oftlcers In chargu of the seve-ral institutions, or de partments", and all orders to be tilled within three days from date, except when a speci fied day shall be therein designated. Itid.t ttlll be received foe the supplying of. anv one or all the above mentioned institu tion!), etc., nnd for one or more of all tho article? In eiuestion. In ea-e any eif the above mentioned arti cles piove on delivery to be not in compli ance with tho teenjiretl quality and .specifi cation", the same will be rejected, and the contractor shall as soon as possible repl.ico the s-atn'; with a suitable article, and in tho event of his failure to do so. tint Commis sioner of Supplies i to have the right to putohase the ssme In open market at said contractor's cost, as also In the ease of nmi-tlf livry within th time speeilled. Each bid must be accompanied by a cer tified check to the order of the undersigned for $3i, as a guarantee that In case of its acceptunct. b!:ldr will within Hv days of the atvarel enter In contract and tile a bond in the sum of J3.no-'). with two or more kooi! and sufficient securities, to Ihj approved by the Jlayor. for tho faithful Iterformancu 'if his contract. All foiHge elelivereei te the Poor House. Teinaie Hospital anel Insane Asylum must be r.eighed on the Thorp scales. The Commissioner rtseives the right to reject any ami all bills. All bids bavins: any alteration or crasuro thereon will be I ejected. Printed forms and any further Information required will be furnished on application to this olMce. Ilidders am Invited to be present at thet openinc of the bids. FRED C. MEIER. Commissioner of Supplies. The estimated quantities requires! under the above advertisement are as follows: o V. zr. Hay, Timothy or Prairie, tons. Shelled Corn, white or mixeel. bushels. IlMLLLsi Ear Corn, bushelsi. rf o Crushed Corn, pounds. "a..!- .-- .K iesssgsl Wiieat Bran, pounds. it s2 2 " i-Fl-lg5"-i t row 03SMI - o- J :::-:: ; : : II: 'i'is: : : - V I : : 8Ssg5sS: - f g JMt)gi . ', ," c"" y1 I Z Z c o J z r- " n LMLmMmMMMM z . . . ...... Corn Hran, pounds. Shipstuffs, pounds Straw. looe, tons. Straw, bales, tors. Crushed Ear Corn.pounds. Oatst. No.; white, bushels. Crushed corn, sacks. Clover Hay, loose, tons. JOURNAL -OF The Council. REGULAR SESSION. 1900-1901. OFFICIAL.) Cltv of St. Louie. Council Chamber. December 11, 11m'. The Council met at 5 o't-loilt p. in., -Mr. President Meier in the chnlr. Present Messrs. Carroll. Cans, HotlF.es, Hoflmaiin. llortou. Klatz. Metsi iilnirt;. Si hut II. Thuiitr, WlSKins and Mr. President Mtier -II. Absent Mcsts. Cist and Klelianis 1 There bdns no objections the minutes of tlie meeliiiK of December 7. l'., as iirlntetl, w-rt aipiottsl. RKPtlRTS Ol CITY OFFICERS. Tho follow mi; esiniiiniiiii-.itloiis Irom th City Coiinselor utif read ami le-Ieired to Hie Conimitlee on Public Imptoveiiients: liw litpartiniiit of the City of St. Louis, tjllltf of the City Counselor. St. LouK Det-emlier . "!. To tin- Hotiorablc Miitilclp.il Assembly: I tleutlt men I hatei the honor to report that procetiliiic.s to en-en Sullivan avenue, under urilinaui'i- number 17311. line duly instituted in th- Circuit Court t.u February rt, IsIO; that etunmlssioiiers weic duly npiieiinted. and lip report of said commissioners has been made and tiled ill said pr-ice filings. That under the lindlnRs of said report the damages allowed for tho property taken .-tiiioiiiit to $1 1.S17.I". or which I.i'J is a"-st-stisl asaiust the city and Il.i'.o.o) aKalnst the proper! v Included ill the assessment di" tiict. The'esiimated eosls. payable out "f the city treasury, ale- )".(l. Ily euiler eif Court, .lunu.try 31. l!d. Is fixed as the Me-iitletl time within which the As sembly shall approve or dlsappioit- the re port, "ami the matter K aecordiiiKly sub mit tetl for tour consideration. li our obedient wrvaut. 15. SCIIXI'ILMACIIEIt. City Counselor. I -in Department "f the City of St. Louis, titllto of the Cltv Counselor. St. Louis. December C. 1-. To the Honorable Muuielpal Asembly: tbntlenieu 1 have the honor to rej-tut that pioceftlinfia to e.pcn Simple avenue, under e-rtlinanct number I'.'-Vll. were duly m M Hilled in the fircult Court on February C. IS'Xi; that e "tnmissloners wete duly ap pointed, and the report of said tommls-siont-rsi has been made anil tiled in said pro ceedings. That lmtler the lindii-s of said leis.it. the damast-s allotted for the prop erty taken amount to Jtl.0jN.3l, of which JI"i.(t are :i.sse.seel against the city and $.res.n nsainst the jiroperty ineludetl in tie- assessment district. The estlmate-d tests, iiayablc out of the e-itv treasury, aie I!y ordrr of Court. .Intuiarv 31. l'"'l. is liM-tl as tin- e-xtendet! tlm- wlthfn which the Assembly shall approve or disapprove the re port, and the matter Is accordlimly sub mitted lor jour consideration. Your obedient sell-ant. 11. SCHNFiaiACllEi:. Ciiy Counselor. Law. Drpai intent of the City of St. Louis, Ollico -f the City Counst lor. St. I.jul-t. D.-ct'inli. i- in. 1!1. To the Houoialde Municipal Assemblv; Cei.tleinen I have the honor to report that pi-iiceedlnKs to open Kossuth avenue, timler ortlinanco number HTM. were dulv in ellllltid in tin; Circuit e'ourt on April 24. 1Sj7; that cemmL"loners were eluly ap pointcd, and the rej-ort of said commis sioners has been made and filed in s.iid ptte-eediiiKS. That mult r the llndinss or said reiiort the tlamages allow. -.1 for the imperii takm amount t jji-r; it or itlileli Jl-'i.tel am assessed against ih- city and JIiN;.iio agaiast tin- porperty iii cluded in tho assessme-nl district. The esti mated casts, p.tvable out of the city treasury, are ?,.(). Ily order t.r Court, 1-Vbruart rs. ld i liNtsl as iho evttnde.1 time within which tlm Ass. mlily shall approve or illsapprnvt the re port, and the matter is nccotdliiKly sub mitted for your consideration. Your oltedient servant. h. sch.vcilmachi:i:. City Counselor. I-iw Departliient of the City of St. LouK Olliee; of tlie City Counselor. St. Louis. December fi. l!m. Tn the Honorable Munleliuil Asseniblv: 4ientlemell 1 have the honor to ret.j.r tl.-.e proceetlinus to op.-n an alley In cltv hlock 4IN... und,.r (tnlin.-tnce number lsofli. were duly instituted in the Circuit Court on Alaich D. i:j; that ccmniissiouers were tluly r.ppointctl. and the report of said com missioners has lieon made and filed in said proce-edlngs. That under the findings or said leport tho damages- allowed for the i-iviieriy t.iReii amount to fK-'l.tO. which amount. J.13I.W, was assessed against tho proper; t- included in tliu assessment dis trict. Tho estimated exists, payable out of the city treasury, are Jin.CKj. Ily order of Court. January 21. ISol, is llxed ns the e-xteliileil time within which the As sembly shall approve or disapprove the n pint, and the matter is ae-curdingiv suh mitted for your consideration. Your obedient servant. IS. SCHXFKMACHER. City Counselor. l-iv Depailment of tlie City of St. IxiuK Oftlee eif the Cltv Counselor. St. LouK December a. njii. To the Honorable Munltlpal Assvniblv: ncnttemen I have- the honor to report that prove, dings to open an allev In cltv block Mix. iimler ordinance! number lr-M'i. were duly Instituted in tin! Circuit Court ori August ". lv.i-,1; that commissioners were tluly appolntetl, and the report of said com missioners lias been made and tiled In said proeec-lliiKs. Th-it under the llndhnts of said leptut the elamagi-s' allowed for the propei ty taken amount to $NtT..1.7. which ani'iunt, Sstu.tr, was assessed against the Piopcrtv included in the nse-ssmcnt elis irlct. Tie estimated costs-, payable out of tli- city treasury, ate SI.'J'.O-J. Hy order or Court. January 31. 15ot. is fixed its the extended time within which the As sembly shall apptove or disapprove tlie re port, and tho matter is accordingly yub mltied for your consideration. Your olieiliellt setvant. I!. SCHNrUMACHI!!. City Counselor. Law Department of tho City of St. Ltiuls. ottice of the city Counselor, St. Ivuiis. December C, IM). To the Honorable Munlcit-al Asse-mbly: (i-ntlrnii'ii-l have the lienor to report that prut ceilings to wldtn Ixughborouli avenue; unde-r ordhiaiiccs numbers 1CK74 and 17: were tluly iii-ttltuted In the Circuit Court 011 May 7. 1S33; that commissioners were tluly appointed, and the report of said commissioners has been made and filed In said proct ctllngs. That under tlie lltitlliis of said report the damages allowed for the property taken amount to Si.rT..'ii. of which Jl.'jo Is assessed against the city ami $-.-231. 3o against tin- property included in the assessment district. The estimateil costs. payable nut or the city treasury, are S.W.". l!v order of C-iurt. January 31. taut, i-i llxeel as the extended time within which the -Assembly shall approve eir disapprove tho report, and the matter is acconiinBly sub mitted for your consideration. Your obedient servant. 11. SCHXl'P.MACHEl:. City Counselor. Law Department of the City eif St. Louis. Office of the City Counselor. St. Louis. December 11. 1910. To the Honorable Municipal Assembly: ("entlcmen I have the honor to report that proceedings to open an alley in city block SM-i under ordinance number 19331 wero duly instituted In the Circuit Court on May 3. WiW; that commissioners wero duly apt-ointed, and the report of said com missioners- lias been made and iiietl In sain proceedings. That under the Undines of said ret-ort the damages allowed for the property taken amount to JlOO.Oo. which 1 amount SUO.0). was assessed against tho property ineludetl in the assessment dis trict. The estimated costs, payable out of the city treasury, are $133 . Ily order eif Court. February 25. 1901, is fixed as the time within which the Assem bly shall approve or disapprove the report, and the matter is accordingly submitted for your consideration. Your obedient servant. It. SCHXrRMACHER. City Counselor. Tho following; messapo from tho House of Delegates was read anil filed: House of Delegates, St. Louis. December 7. ISrt). To the Honorable President and Members of tho Council: CIcntlemen I have the honor to inform you that tho House of Delegates, at Its me-eting held this evenins. passed: House Hill Xo. 27. An ordinance for Ihe relief of Minnie L. Gross, wife ot George V. Gross, deceased. Housh Hill Xo. 13rt. An ordinance for the relief of Herman Herrmann. Very respectfully, W. H. JL'DY, Cletlt. House Pills X'. 27 and 120. as above, wero each read tirst time. Tin- follow lug message from tho House of Delegate.: was It-ad and filed: House: e.f Delegate. St. lyiiiis. December 7, I'M). To the Honorable President and Members eif the e.'ouncll: tlentieineii I have the honor to inform you that th- Speaker of the House or Dele gates lias this cvcnlnc;. in the presence of the House In open session, attlxcd his sig nature to the follottliiK entitled bill, ilz: I . Ilou.se Kill Xo. 137. An ordinance author izing the St. Louis Meuhauu' linage Ter minal Hallway Company to construct a Miltcli Hack from Its west main track in Hall stittt, near the north line of Mal llnikrodt street, Milltliuanlly into the prop-em- or th- Ituck Stove and itange Com pany, in city block Xo. 12-jS. Very rcspcetfiillv. W. II. Jl'DY. Clt-ilt. House Hill Xo. 137. as nl-oie. was lead at length. Xu objection le-lo;,- made, and all other business being suspended, Mr. Presi dent Meier, in the presence of the Council lu open tt'ttslun. alli.xed his signature there to. In accordance with tho provi-ions of the Charter. HESOLETIOXS. Mr. Wiggins offered Ihe following tesola tlon: Wiiereas, On Deee-mlKr 7, l!t). the special e-nmmitle.) appointed by the Co null -in the second day of July, IV". to make Inquiry Into the oihct.:l toudui t of the 1omuiisiouer of Supplies or the City ol St. I.011IS, and also as to Ihe tiuiiieetion which any other ollldal or the city may have had with any lrre-gularlty or malfeasance- in the purchase of supplies fur any department or institu tion of the illy of St. l-jiiiis, tlnl submit Its written ret-ort. width wis adopted on s-.tld seventh Liy of December, l'.-jo. by that body; and Whereas. In the said nport. so adopted, the committee did embody and le-commcnd the prt'lci'mcnl of certain charges and spe-eiticatfons against George II. Martin. Deputv Commissioner of S ipplles of the cltv of St. Iatuls: The-refore.. be It He-solved. Hy the Couiu tl. That tho follouiug charges be. and the same now are presented and pr. ftritsl against George II. Martin, Deputy 'iiutnissloi-t r of Supplies of the city of St. Louis, to wit CIIAUGKS AXD SPECIFICATION'S. Against CEOi'i' il. MARTIN. Deputy Commissioner of Supplied of ti:e Cltv of St. Iiuis. CHAl'GI 1. Misconduct in Olllce Speiilli.ititiii 1. Attempted llvtortion; lu this, that the said George II. Mattin. belnt; then and tin re the Deputy Commissioner of Supplies eif Ihe City eif St. Louis, tluly eiual itied ::ud acting as such, mil as such Dep uty Commissioner of Supplies, em or about the day of February 1W, did re quest and c't iiiautl of Stix, liner & Fuller, a mercantile) Htm eloing business in Hie City eir St. Louis as :i Dei-art meat Store, a elis couiit or ten per cent on the- .-villus price! or goods to be- sold by said lirm to the ciiy or St. IatuK for the jiurimse- and with the intention on the part of said George II. Martin of retaining said -M.-coimt of p pr lent on the pi tee aforesaid of goods so to be sold to llle city, to and for his own use anil benefit, and thereby to take and withhold from the city of St. lyjuls money b-Iongin? to said city: the said George IL Martin being then and there an officer ef said city, ttiitl required by Iho Charter and onlinaut e.-s thereeif (anil more particularly by section 11 eir article ' or the Chatter ami sections 117 and IM or ordinance 17IS.S of tho city of St. Icon's) to account for ami jmv over to the city Treasurer of saltl city ull moneys of s.'d city coming Into hi" hands. Specification 2. Attempt to Extol t a Hnbe; in this, that the said George 11. Mar tin, being then and there Deputy Commis sioner of Supplies of the city eir St. laiuK duly api-ointe-tl and qualitled, and acting as such, and as such Deputy Commissioner .ir Supplie-s elid, on or about the day of February. lDnu. oITer to Stlx H.ter & Ful ler, a mercantile firm doing business in the city of St. Louis as a Department Store, that ho, tiie saitl George II. Martin, as such Deputy Commissioner of Supplies, be--lng ehurge-d with and having in charge the purchase of gootls ami supplies for s;iid city in the open market, would purchase for said city and from slid firm of Stix. It.i-r A.- Fuller, of the gods, wares and merchandise- by said lirm ke-jit for sale-, and would give to said lirm a part of the- busi ness of tho city of St. Louis In eonnectlon with tho purchase of geds and supplies within the lines! of business carried 0:1 by said lirm. provided the said lirm would pay to him. the saitl Gcorgo II. Martin, lor his own use and benefit, :i discount or commis sion on all sales of goi-els by said firm to said city, eeiuil to 10 per cent of the price at which said goads might lie sold to said city. And by his raid offer he. the salt I George 11. Martin, who was then and there an olticer of the- city of St. Isolds, and re ceiving an annual salary as such, ami who was thin and theie cliargesl with and as signed to the duty of purchasing supplies for mid city, said eluty having been pre scribed by tlie Commissioner of Supplies, intended and attempted to obtain money us a bribe, whe.rt.hy the purchase of goeitls would Ins made by the city at a higher price than a reasonable price to said city, and he. the said Gemge II. Martin, would protit thereby, contrary to the provisions of paragraph S of se-ction 2-5 of article HI of the Charter of said city of St. Louis, which multibus anv oillcer receiving a salary from lecelvlng any fees or either compensation for his services. I Specification 3. Attempt to Secure or Ex tort a Hrlbe: in this, that the said George 1 11. Martin, being then and there Deputy Commissioner of Supplies of the city of St. laiuts. duly appointed nnd qualified, ami acting ns such, nnd while discharging and performing the duties of the Commissioner , of Supplies In Ids absence, and while; tlls- Cliargllls; uuu potionum. rui.ii iiuma li.-. loo Commissioner of Supplies had prescribed for him. among said duties being the ruty or purchasing; supplies for tho city of St. I'ltiis of the kind dealt In by the lirm of Stix, Haer & Fuller, a mercantile lirm of the city of St. liuls. doing buslne-ss as a Department Store, for the lowest uml best price ut which supplies could be obtained In competition, did then and there, in vio lation of his duty us such Deputy Co:nml sloner of Supplies, offer to pure-huso of said linn of Stix. Haer ,t Fuller goods of the character and kind carried and dealt In by them, at pilccs greater than the prlce-s for which the- some could be procured in the open market, and at prices greater thm those t which they eemld be procured from saitl Stix, Haer & Fuller, on condition that saltl Stix, liner & Fuller would agree to pay to him, the said George 11. Martin, an amount equal to 10 per cent on the amount of puiehitscs of supplies to be made of them by him. Hie said George! II. Martin: lie. the said Martin, therediv intending to obtain for his personal udvatitage and use such sum of monev; whereby the said city of St. Louis would, through such action on his part, ami contrnrv to the ordinances which it was 'he tlutv of said Martin, ns sucn ueputy mm- misiioner of Supplies, to respe-ct in the pur chase of supplies, be CLinpclIed to pay a higher and larger price for supplies than otherwls-e-. And be it further Hesolved. That the Council do proceed on the eighteenth day or IJe-cember, ll). at the hour of .1 o'clock p. m . in tlie Council Chamber in the new City Hall of the city of St. lyiuis. to Investigate tho Haiti charges nnd speclllcatlons, and to trv the saltl (Jeorge- II. Martin. Deputy Commission! r or Supplies, upon said charges anil specifications; and the Secretary of the Council is hereby instructed and directed to prepare a ceipy of saltl charges and spt.-ci-tieatloiis. ami a notice to said George II. Martin. Deputy CemmKinncr of Supplies, as afoiesald. notifying and summoning him to be and nppe'tr lieforo the Council on Ihe saitl day ami hour, and at the saitl place. tNu and there to answer to said charges and specifications, and to be tried then on. and to show e-acse why he should not be re moved from his said ollice of Deputy Com missioner of Supplied, anil to deliver the said cone eif said charges ami specifications. : t:)M. i anj the said notice- or summons to the s-r-lsul. Is ' pcant-at-arms of the Council, who Is hereby instructed and uirecii-n 10 serve tlie same upon the stild George H. Martin. Deputy Commissioner of Supplies, ns aforesaid. Mr. Wigclns moved that resolution an nbovo be aelopted. Carried. Mr. Wiggins offered the following resolu tion: Wiiereas. On December 7. 1I, the special committee appointed by the Council on July 1 lSfrt, to make inquiry into the otflciii con duct of the Commissioner of Supplies of the City of St. Louis, anil also ns to the con nection which any other official of the city mat- have hail with any Irregularity e-r mal feasance in the purchase of supplies for any department or Institution of the City of St. faints, did submit Its written report, which was adopted on said 7th day of December. ISO), in- this body; ami Whereas. In the said report. sv adopted, the committee did embody and recommend the nrererment of certain charges and spccllication.-t against Frederick C. Mckr. Commissioner of Supplies: Therefore, be It nesolvetl by the Council. That the following charges bp and the same now- are. presented and preferred against Frederick '. Meier. Commissioner of Supplies of the City of Ft. Louis, to wit: Charge nnd SneeifleatioTis Against FREDERICK C. METER. COMMISSIONER OF SUPPLIES OF THE CITY OF ST LOUIS. CHARGE I. Xeclect of Duty. SPECIFICATION I. In this, that he. tho said Frederick C Meier, as Commissioner of Supplies r the City or St. Louis, failed rind neglected to advertise for proposals for the furnishing of articles called for em requi sition when the amount to be purchaser! ex ceeded one hunelred dollars for one article, and when the delivery of tlie sime was not to be continuous, as rctruircil by Section .1? of Ordinance 1T.S?. being the Revised Ordi nances of the City of St. Louis, approved April 7th. l-itc. to wit: On the itfeiily-tltth day of Sept. mber. 1W. when said ordinance was in lull force and effect. 0:1 rcemlsttioii In proper form. Three Hundred and i"iny i:t"oi blankets wero purchased tor the sum of Light Hundred utid Twelve tit-llara (Jniiuii by the s-ald Frederick C. .Me.tr. as sucn Commissloni r of Supplies of the City of St. laiulrt. from Stix, Hucr Ac Fuller 'a mercan tile lirm). which said blankets were for the use of Hie City Hospital, without any r.il Vcrtisement lor proposals, as required by said Section of the Reiised Ordinances. SPECIFICATION II. In this, that he. the said Frederic!: C Meier, as Commissi mcr of Supplies or the City of St. laiuis. fall-d and n-gi-cud to advertise for projmsiil-i for the I furnishing of articles calle-d tor In lequlsl- tion. when the amount to be purchased ex ceeded the sum of One Hundred dollars ($100) I for one article, when the delivery of the same ttas not to be continuous, as required j by Stetit.n .V! or Ordinance 171SS. being the ' Revised Ordinances of the City of St. Louis. I approic-I April 7th. Isi3. to wit: On the ; twenty-fifth day e-r September. 15. when 1 .said opjinance was in lull lorce and effect. I ni a iceiiihdtioii lu proper torm from the Superintendent of the Poorhouse. of the City of St. Louis. One Hundred and Fifty i;v-i , Hiiiu Dnbso.-i double blankets were pur- chased tor the sum of live Hundred and 1 Forty-tit o tlolltrs and seventy-live cents ! I.V.13.7.-.I. from .Max Schulz. lor ue at the ' City Poorhouse. without any advertisement for proposals therefor, as required oy sail Section 33 nr tin- Revises Ordinance-. 1 SPECIFICATION III. In this, that h, the said Ficdeiiek C. Meier, as Coinmlssdontr or . Supplies eir ll.e City of St. Louis, knowing ly committed a breach or the duties or Ihe ' ollice of Commissioner of supplies of the City of St. IiiiLs, as jegulated a.id pre scribed, and of the Charier ami Ordinances- -r the City of S:. laiuW. in this, that he. the said Frederick C. -Meier, as sush Com missioner or Supplies of the City of St. LouK eluring the month cf August. lls, en tirely fail! el and neglected to advertise for proposals tor the liirnlsliing of articles e-alb-d for by r -nulsltion. when tlie amount to be purchased exeeedrd the sum of Jne Hundred el.dlar- l'1-iuj fur one article, and when the delivery of the same w not to Ik continuous, as rt quired by Section 33 1 f Ordinance 17lsS. being the Revised Ordi nal!! ts of the- City of St. LouK approved April 7th. I!:, which said ordinance was in lull forte and effect, and purchased arti cles aforesaid and of tlie values arortsaid and over, it about advertisement during said mouth. Anel lie it farther Resolved, That the Council elo proceed, en ihe P-th day of De cember, 13-1J. at ihe hour of three o'clee;k p. m.. in the- Council Chamber in the new City Hal! of th.- city (r St. LouK to investi gate the said charges ant spee-lticatiGiis. and to try the saitl Frederick C. Meier. Commis sioner of Supplies. uiin said charges an-I specllicatious; and the Secretary of the Council is hereby instructed ami directed to prepare a e-opy of said charges and speci fications, and a notice to said Frederick C. .Meier. Commissioner or Supplies as uTore s.tid. notifying and summoning him to be ai.el appear before the Council on the said 1 lay a irl hour, and at the said place, then ami there to answer te s.tld charges and specification:', and to le tried thereon, and to show catici- wiiy lie shoultl not le re moved fretm his said office of Commisslone-r of Supplies, ami to deliver the said copy of saitl charges and specifications, and the said notice- or summons, to the Sergeant-it-Arms of the Council, who is hereby in structed an-I directed to serve the same lut ein tho saltl Freelerick C. Meier, Commis sioner of Supplies' as aforesaid. Mr. Wiggins moved that lerolution. at above, be adopted. Cani.-d. INTROnrCTION OF HILLS. Mr. Wiggins introduced Council Hill Xo. 77. An ordinance to es tablish a city scale at the New City Hall, and to regulate the weighing of sunplles furnished the City of St. Louis. Read first time. FXFIXISHI'D HUSIXESS. Council Hill Xo. 33. An ordinance author izing the St. Iauis Exposition ar.d .Music Hall Association to refund its existing cb ligatlon.s nnd to make additions to and al terations In its buildings in Missouri Park. and lo borrow money therefor, and to se cure the same by deed of tract on Its saitl improvement, buildings, license and fran-chi-e. Xovcmbcr 2-1. 1900. reported favorably. Ltld over under the rules. Xoveml-er 27. isuo, laid over one meeting. November 3o. V.'X laid over two meetings. December 7. ISoO. laid over one meeting. Was taken up. Mr. Se-lineli moved that Council Rill Xo. 33. as altove, be laid over one meetinj'. Carried. Council Hill Xo. 43. An ordinance amendatory of chapter jdx of tho Munici pal Code of St. Ixtuis, by striking out sec tion 2a-; and inserting in lieu thereof a new see-tion. to be known as section 2M. Decemlier 4, lieuo, reporteel adversely. liid over under the rules. Was taken up. Mr. Hnrton moved that the report of the committi-e be adopted. Council Hill No. '3. as alxive. lie filed. Whereupon, Council BUI Xo. 43. ns above, was ordored tiled by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll, Gaus, Hodges. Hoff mann. Horton, Kratz. Mevsenburg. Sclmcll. Thuner, Wiggins and Mr. President Meiir-11. Noes 0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 1 Council Hill No. 43. An ordinance author izing the St. lajuis Merchants" Hridgo Ter minal Railway Company to construct 11 switch track from its west mala track In Hall street, near the north line of Mul llnckroelt street, southwardly into tho prop erty or the Ruck Stove and Range Com pany, In city biock Xo. 1208. November 30. llnio, reported favorably. Laid over tinder the rules. November 27. 1KK, laid over two weeks. Was taken up. Mr. Wiggins moved that Council Bill No. 4?. a above, be tiled. Carried. Whereupon Council Bill No. 4?, as above, was orderetl filed. Council Hill No. iV. An ordinance) to amend section eleven hundred and se-venty-one of "The Municipal Code of SL Louis." by striking out saitl section and Inserting in lie-u thereof a new section bearing the same number. December S, J3W, reported favorably. I -ild over under tho rules. Was taken up. , On motion of Mr. Horton. Council Hill No. 30, as above, was ordered to engross ment. Council Bill No. Cl An ordinance to amend article four of chapter one eif the Municipal Code or St. Letuls, by striking tiut section 211 nnd Inserting a new section in lieu thereof, to be known as section 241 December 4, U-o-J, reporteel adversely. 1-ild over under the rules. Was taken up. Mr. Thuner moved that Council Bill Xo. 32. as above-, be relerred back to the Com mittee on legislation. Carried. Council Rill Xo. d An ordinance to es tablish and open an alley in city block num ber one thousand three hundred and seven. December 4. VJrr), reported favorably. I-ild over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion of Mr. Horton. Council Hill No. 62, us above, wus ordered to engross ment. Council Hill C An ordinance to establish anil open an alley In city block number two thousand four hundred and seventy-two. December 4. lleuo. ret-orted favorably. Ijtltl over under tlm rules. Was taken up. On, motion of Mr. Schneil. Council Bill No. C!. as aloie-. was ordered to engrossment. Council Hill W. An ordinance to establish and eipen an alley in city biock number two thousand nine hundred and ninety-two IS. December 4. Ui, reported favorably. l-ald over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion or Mr. Horton. Council Bill No. t"l. as above, was ordered to engross ment. Council Hill "3. An ordinance to establish and open an alley in city block number two thousand four hundred ami eighty-lx. Decemlier 4. K), reported ravorabiy. Laid over under tlie rules. Was taken up. On motion ejf Mr. Meysenburg. Council Hill No. t, as above, was ordered to en grossment. Council Hill ffi. An ordinance to establish ami open an alley in city block number two thousand one hundred and eighty-one north. December 4. 13X, reporteel ravorabiy. latld over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion of Mr. Meysenburg. Council Hill (X. as above, was ordered to engross ment. Council BUI 67. An ordinance to establish and open tin alley in city block number two thousand one hundrisl and eighty-one south. December 4, 1W). reported favorably. l-ald over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion ejr Mr. Horton. Council Bill No. 67. as above, was ordered to engross ment. Council Hill 65. An ordinance to cstabisth nnd open an alley In city block numVr two thousand nine hundred and sixty-sen-n. December 4. ISO), reporteel favorably. latltl over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion of Mr. Meysenburg. Council Bill No. 6S, as above, was ordered to en grossment. Council Bill O. An ordinance to establisa nnd open an alley In city oloot numer three thousand nino hundred and nineteen east. December 4. 13-), reported favorably. Laid over under the rules. Was taken up. On motion of Mr. Horton, Council Bill No. 2), as above, was ordered to engross ment. Council Bill "0. An ordinance to establish and open Lawrence street from Magnolia avenue to McRee avenue. December 4. lPOfl, reporter! favorably. latid over under the rules. Was taken up. J On motion of Mr. Thuner. Council Bill X"e. 7", as above, was ordered to engross ment. Coun-11 Hill 71. An ordinance to amend ordinance number nineteen thousand Cva hundred and forty-fe-ur. entitled "An oidi nance to wide-n King's hlshway from Elch elberger street southttardly to Gravois ave nue." approved November twenty-second, eighteen hundred and nu.ety-eight. December 1. It"", reimrttd favorably. l-ald over under the rules. Was taken tip. On motion of Mr. Meysenburg. Council I-.il! No. 71, as abe-ve, was ordered lo en grorsment. Mr. Horton in the chair. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES. Mr. Hortoii. from the Committee on Pub lie Improvements, submitted the following report: Council Chamber. St. Louis. December IL -.". Mr. President: Your Committee on Public Improve ments, to whom was referred: liouso J'lll No. 1 An ordinance authoriz ing the Arthur Fritseh Foundry and Ma chine Company, a corporation, to errvctanel maintain a prliute scale, and fixing the. conditions thereto. IlousM Hill XJ. Ill An eirdinanco to repeal ordinances numbered nineteen thousand four hundred and fifty-three, approved No vember 4. ls-'S; nineteen thousand four hun dred ami fifty-seven, approved November 4. Ibl-S; nineteen thousand four hundred and ninety, approtes! November 11, 1&3?, and nineteen thousand six hundred and sixty seven, approved January 3t). KM. Rtspecttullt- report that they have con-slderc-el the same-, and recommend their passage. WILLIAM M. HORTON. Chairman. House Hill No. 2. as above, was read third tlmo ami passed by the rollotving vote: Avc-s .Messrs. Carroll. Gaus. Hodges. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meysenburg. Schneil. Trtur.er. Wiggins and Mr. President .Meier 11. Noes-. Absent Messrs. Gast and Ricliards 1 House Hill Net. Ill as alsove. was read tiilid time ami 1-ass.ed by tho following vote: , Avus- Mess-rs. Carroll. Gaus. Hodges. Hoftii-.auu. Horton. Kratz. Meysenburg. Schneil. Timber. Wiggins and Mr. President; Meier II. Noes 0. Absent Messrs. Gast aril Richards 1 Mr. Hoffman trom the Committee on l'n grss-d anil Enrolled Hills submitted tlu tolloulng reports: Council Chamber, St. Louis, Decemlier 11. 1X0. To the President of the Council: Sir Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Hills report that they tlnd Ihe following entitled bill truly engrossed and corre-ct. to wit: Council Hill No. 37. An ordinance mak ing an additional appropriation for the Commissioner of lubllc Rui'dinga anil transferring .1 certain amount iieretotera appropriated back to Municipal Revenue. AUGUST HOFFMANN. Chairman. Council BUI Xo. 177, as above, was re id third liinu and nasted by tho following vole: Aye Messrs. Carroll. Gaus. Hodges. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Mevsenburg, Schneil. Thuner. Wiggins and Mr. President Meier II. Xoes 0. Absent Messrs. Gast ar.tl Richards 1 Council Chamber. St. Louis. December 1L, I'M). To the President of the Council: Sir Your Committee on Engrossed and Enrolled Hills report that they tint! the fol lowing entitled bills truly engrossed and correct, to wit: Council Hill d An ordinance to establish and oien an alley In city block number two thousand four hundred and seventy-two. Council Hill 64. An ordinance to establish and open an alley in city block number two thousand nine hundred and ninety-two IS. Council Hill C3. An ordinance to establish and open an alley in city block number two thousand four hundred ami eighty-six. Council Hill tJ. An ordinanco to establisa nnd open an alley In city block number two thousand one hundred and eighty-one north Council Hill 67. An ordinance to establish and open un alley In city block number two thousand one bundled and eighty-one south. Council Bill CS. An ordinance to establish and open an alley in city block number two thousand nine hundred and sixty-seven. Council Hill 63. An ordinance to establish and open an alley in city block number three thousand nine hundred and nineteen cast. Council Bill 70. An ordinance to establish and open I-awrence street from MagnolK avenue to McRee avenue. Council Hill 71. An ordinance to amend ordinance number nineteen thousand five hundred and forty-four, entitled "An ordi nance to widen King's highway from Eich elbergcr street southwardly to-Gravols ave nue." approved November twenty-second, eighteen hundred and ninety-eighL AUGUST HOFFMANN, Chairman. Council Bill No. 63. as above, was read third time and passed by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll, Gau. Hodses. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meyscnbunr. Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. NoesP. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 1 Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier L Council Hill No. 61. as above, was read third time and passed by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll. Gaus-, Hodges. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meysenbure, Schneil, Thuner and Wiggins 10. Xoe-0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 1 Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier L Council BUI No. CT-. as above, was read third time and passed by the following vote: Aye3 Messrs. Carroll. Gau, Hodges, Hoffmann. Horton, Kratz, Meysenburg Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. Noes-0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 2. Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier 1. Council Bill No. 66. as above, was r third time and passed by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll. Gaur, Hodses, Hoffmann. Horton, Kratz, Meysenburtr, Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. Xoes ft. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 2. Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier 1. Council Bill No. 67. as above, was read third time and parsed by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll. Gau. Hedges, Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz, Meysenburg. Schneil. Thuner and "Wiggins 10. Noe-0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards z. Absent on Ieare Mr. President Meier 1. Council Hill No. 68, as above, was read third time nnd passed by the following vote: Ayes Messrs. Carroll. Gaus. Hodges. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meysenburg. Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 2. Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier 1. Council Bill No. 69. as above was read third time and passed by the following votes Aves Messrs. Carroll. Gaus. Hodges. Hoffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meysenburg, Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. Noes 0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 2. Absent on Leave Mr. President Meier 1. Council Hill No. 70. as above, was read third time nnd passed by the following rote: Aves Messrs. arroIl, Gaus. Hodges. Hnffmann. Horton. Kratz. Meysenburg. Schneil. Thuner and Wiggins 10. Noes 0. Absent Messrs. Gast and Richards 2. 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