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SEWERS AND STREETS
Facts from City. Engineer
Dockweiler's .Report.
The Developing of the City's
Sewer System.
Tables Showing- Street Work Done
Daring the Year.
Xoa Angeles Metropolitan In It* Drainage
and Traffic Ways— Interest
ing Tabalar State
ments.
The annual report of City Engineer
Dockweiler contains the following inter
esting data:
The sewers completed through the
year have been the following: Sec
tion two of the central interceptor, laid
on Washington etreet from Grand ave
nue to Peru street; section six of the
central interceptor, laid along the east
aide of the river from Alhambra avenue
to Hayes street. Moiart-street sewer
was laid from section six of the central
interceptor along Newell, Mozart and
Workman streets to Downey avenue;
western intercepter from Pico street
along Alvarsdo, Eleventh street, west
city boundary, on dividing line of lots 2
and 3, H. S., to Sixth etreet.
The entire Hollenbeck arroyo sewer
has been completed, and runs from
Sixth and Anderson streets along Hol
lenbeck arroyo. Louisiana avenue, St.
Louis street, Virginia avenue, Chicago
street. First street to Breed street; sec
tion five, central interceptor, laid along
the eastern side of the river from Sixth
to Aliso street, at present being con
structed.
The sewers yet to be laid under the
bonds are as follows: Western inter
ceptor from Sixth to Temple street;
central interceptor across the river at
Sixth and Anderson streets to a point
about 100 feet west of west levee.
The condition of the sewers construct
ed under the bonds is very fair, except
ing-some of the chambers, which aid
not come up to the specifications, and
some mud and sand in the lower end of
section 1 of the central interceptor, and
a good deal of mud and sand in section
3of the central interceptor. In settling
with the contractor for section 2of tbe
central interceptor, your honorable
body retained $1000 from his claim to
insure the cleaning and repairing of
sections 1 and 3, which he agreed to
complete. He began the work, but dis
continued it after a few days. I have
notified the contractor to proceed, but
he has ignored my orders. The total
mileage of sewers completed under the
bonds during the year was 7.10 miles,
of which .972 mile was brick, costing
$26,648, and 5.126 miles of pipe, not all
fully paid for. The total number of
miles of all sewers laid under the bonds
to date is 15.438 miles. The total mile
age of all sewers laid to date is 49.51
miles.
THE OUTFALLSEWEK.
The route for the outfall sewer has
been finally located: Commencing at
the intersection of Wesley avenue and
the west city line, running thence in a
VROOMAN ACT—GRADING. GRAVELING AND CURBING.
Street.
Total Cost.
Hope street
Twenty-first
Bonnie Brae
San Pedro
Twenty-third
Twenty-third
Centennial
Biith
Breed
nteenth to Eighteenth
leroa to Estrella ..
>ld and Ocean View
side ftom Fifth 335 ft. south, cement curb
le to San Pedro
rsection with Maple
pie to Bellevue
i to Han Pedro
t to Brooklyn
t 783 76
1,407 00
288 19
473 51
2,7'0 85
13B 33
3 479 22
2,205 14
2,300 72
pie to E
. to San
to Broc
i uwii 1 J ,10.014 /£
GRADING—(BY THE CITY.)
Street.
Between
Total Cost.
i
ibra
Grandin to Canssda (regraded)
Opposite Hast l os Angeles Park
Santa ife avenue to L A. river
I SOO 00
1,200 00
440 00
18 2.140 00
1 Total >..«&♦..
GRADED AND CURBED STREETS—PRIVATE CONTRACT.
. ...
Between what Points.
Linen 1 Feet.
Bonsallo
Ban Julian
Fourth
Twelfth
Wall
Thirtieth
I Washington to Twenty-third, cement curb
Between Eignth and Ninth streets
linn Pedro to Wall
Pearl to Olive
Boyd to Fourth ...
jUrand avenue to Figueroa
1,376
617
4*2
1,330
252
1,197
I To'al
5.254
PAVING—VROOMAN ACT.
Location and Character.
Sq. Feet.
Total Cost.
Sanchez
Ord (Walters)
Marchessault
Requeua
Broadway
adie to Plaza, macadam
>cr Main to New High, macadam
>er Main to New High, macadam
Angeles to Alameda, macadam .
;y intersee. het. fifth and sixth. Bit. L- R'k
% 1,019 00
871 61
1.1 0 29
5,271 44
75 17
* 8,989 61
.Total
PAVING —PRIVATE CONTRACT.
Aliso
Aliso
Angeles to Alameda south, Bi'. I. Rock ..
Angeles to Alanitda north, Bit. L. Root...
Total
13,61)2
14,140
CURBS AND SIDEWALKS—VROOMAN ACT.
Between what Points.
Lin. Feet.
8q. Feet.
ity first
lout ave
*edro
*
hex
[Walters),
lena (Bond*,
hessauit .. .
FiRuiroato Estrella, cement curb
Firi-t to Temple, sidewalk
Pearl to nentous north, sidewalk
From 5th 8. 335 it. and 5th st. tot, K , curb
Arcadia to l'la/a street, curb ...
Upper Main to New High, curb
Wilmington to Alameda, curb
Upper Main to New High. cur s
Arcadia to Plait street, fidcwalk
Fifth to Seventh
Alameda to Centre (north side)
Total
11,756 4t»
790 07
"" 173 53
211.3 18
955 93
hez
d
ZANJAS AND STORM DRAINS.
Name.
1) ascription.
Total Cost.
V c.. . .
. i ...
loa By't
i Feliz Rancho
i Felii Ruiicho
i Ix>s Angeles river
■Mm ill ave, bet. Second and Third
leveuth and Twelfth, conirict ll.l-t per
city to pay one-half
_
111!
36 in.
36 in.
22 in.
22 in.
$2 H21 20
121 50
3,029 on
255 00
30 in.
260 30
I0,*!)3~00
Total I
STREET MAINTENANCE.
The total coat of maintenance of streets, during the year 1891, is as follows:
•• 102,242 12
«*"»«>•» ~ 2,36197
55*?T*- ■ 2,170 H«
Cobblestones 40a 05
Seat ol roller ' xqO 84
Sent of scrapers , 2170
Sepeirs to pared streets, excluding work done under contract am work dona by
contractors nnder agreement to keep street in repair 2,096 51
Total (59,405 15
THE LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING. JANUARY 1, 1892.
southwesterly direction througb Agri
cultural Park fair grounds, Hyde Park,
Inglewood, and reaching the Pacific
ocean at a point midway between Re
dondo Beach and Santa Monica. The
total length of the sewer is 11 2 miles,
and its estimated cost is $350,000. The
three laterals or branches have also
been localed, so as to enable the city
to reach the lands lying to the south of
Inglewood, whenever they require sew
age.
The total mileage of cement sidewalks
in the city is 79 21 miles, costing $411,
--968.
THE BRIDGES.
There are twenty-four bridges, of all
descriptions, lying within the city limits.
The bridges of the city should receive
an entire overhauling every year, and
should be repainted every two years.
All tbe city bridges should be painted
tbe coming spring, and the floors re
paired on same. I desire to call atten
tion to the unsafe condition of the Macy
street bridge, particularly of the central
pier, which has been blocked up at dif
ferent times, after each flood had
lowered it, and any flood might cause it
to give way. The construction of this
bridge is such that it would go down
in entire spans, and carry everything
before it. If this bridge gives way
it will sweep before it five bridges, and
if by chance it should lodge against
the First-street viaduct it would head
up the waters, overflow tbe levees, and
devastate all the territory lying south of
Macy street between Alameda street and
Boyle Heights bluff. I hope that the
city will be enabled to make such an ap
propriation out of next year's tax levy,
as will complete tbe erection of a via
duct to replace this bridge. No bridges
built in' the future across the river
should have grade crossings, as with a
railroad track at each end of a bridge,
with a constantly increasing traffic over
each, tbe danger to life and limb are in
a proportionate ratio. Part of tbe ex
pense of this bridge would probably be
defrayed by the two railroad companies.
THE RAILROAD BRIDGES.
The bridges owned by the railroad
companies are as follows: Three span
the Arroyo Seco and three the Los An
eeles river. The bridge of the Glendale
branch of the Terminal railroad across
the Arroyo Seco, is in a very dangerous
condition, part of the trestle piling be
ing washed out, and repaired by crib
bing with railroad ties. The first rain
will waeh them away, and will endanger
the Walnut-street bridge. The remain
ing bridges, while not positively danger
ous, can be relied on to go out with a
heavy flood, thus endangering the safety
of all the city bridges. The city should
define the official bed of the Arroyo
Seco, and compel the different railroad
companies to cross the same with
bridges of suitable spans, as their pres
ent pile bridges will not stand the
effects of floods.
A YEAR'S
During the year the city has con
structed the following bridges : Walnut
street, across the Arroyo Seco; State
street, aci oss the Arroyo de los Posas ;
Temple street, across tbe ravine at Dil
lon avenue. The Buena Vista-Btreet
bridge has been underpinned and raised,
and an additional span and wings built
for the Pasadena-avenue bridge crossing
the Arroyo Seco. Approaches have been
built to the Seventh, Ninth. State and
Walnut-street bridges and thePaeadena
avenue bridge, at a total cost ol
$14,705.45. The bridges and approaches
built prior to December 1, 1890,
cost $198,000, making the total cost of
bridges to December 1,1891, $212,712.45.
MAIN SEWERS LAID UNDER THE BONDS.
Lei gth
Lin. leet
Cent, interc'ptg Sec. 2
,
On WashI gtnnst., (irand ave te Hill st.
On Washington St., Hill to Maple
On washing on st , iaaple to Peru
On Gibbon, from Mission to Kuhrts and on
a ley
Along Newell to Tenn. B. to Downey av..
Downey av. larallel l'erm. K.R. toHa>es
. and Humboldt
Begin Cen. int. 8 wer, thence Newell aud
Mozart to Chestnut . _^
Thence on JKzart and Workman to Dow :
L ney av
' From Pico on Alvarado to Eleventh, thence
to west eitr boundary * ....
Thence alot g west bd'ry to Seventh, thence
[ to Mxth ..
I Breed on First to Chicago, thence to Vir
ginl.
1 Thence on Virgi ia to St. Louis sr
r 8ixth and Anderson, along Hollenbeck ar-
royo to Boyle av .
Thence along Hollenbeck arroyo via Hoi-
. lenbeck and Workman
From fence dividing Hollenbeck and Work-
M) along Hollenbeck arroyo to LouLi-
ana av. io St. Louis Bt
From Louisiaua along St. Louis to Virginia
. av ,-,
From Aliso on Anderson to Maey, thence to
Term. h. R , parallel therewith to Alham
bra, thenoe to Gibbon
'From Aliso on Anderson to Sherandoah,
balance S»c. 4, now under construction to
. bixth, 4,092 ft., 30-iucb pipe
4'
45
40
514
l.uflO
2,721
Cent. Interc'ptg 8ec. 0
24
18
2,228
1,105
11,000 00
15
Mozart st
20
2,092
8,742 00
18
2 374.
7,835 00
Western interc. Sec. 2
20
8,387,
Hollenbeck ar'o. 8ec.2
15
1,455
2,708 00
Hollenbrvkar'o. Bec.l
20
1 831
dot fully
paid.
18
534.
Hollenbeck arroyo,
Bee. 1 A
18
1,311
dot paid.
15.
910
dot paid.
Cent. Interc'ptg 8ec. 5
24
3,8051
Cent. Interc'ptg Sec. 4'
30
157.025 OO
32 228
Total '
SEWERS LAID UNDER VROOMAN ACT.
Between what Points.
Cost,
BEAUDRY AVENUE DISTRICT.
Beaudry aye
Pink
Court
Court Circle
Angelina
Second to Angelina
Reandr> ave to Court circle
Beaudry ave to Flgueroa
Comolete c rcuit
Beaudry ave to Figueroa
I'5,838 98
DOWNEY AVENUE DISTRICT.

Downey ave
Hellman
Lecouvreur
Truman
Cheat., ut
Walnut
Hayes
Cent, intercepting sewer to Hellman
Downey ave. sewer to Pasadena ave.
Hellman sewer to Pasudcna ave
Downey ave. sewer to I'n-ade' a ave
Downey ave. sewer to PasHdena ave
Downey ave sewer to Pasadeue ave
Downev ave. sewer to Pasadena ave
Downs* ave. sewer to Pasadena ave
net. Jefferfon and Washington
Main r-t. to east ol San Fernando st
Bet. Main and Los Angeles sts
5,797 OS
5 94« 87
<>95 33
415 82
118,184 02
Water
PiKtieroa
Solello i
Third
I Totals....' ]
THE COUNTY'S WEALTH.
FACTS FROM THE REPORT.-- _• THE
AUDITOR AND ASSESSOR
Valuations as Shown by Assessments.
Personam Property and Real Estate
Show Increaee of Values. ■
The actual wealth of the county and
the development of its manifold re
sources is told in a striking manner by
the modest estimates set forth in the
annual reports of the county assessor
and the county auditor. The estimates
of course fall below the actual valuations,
yet at the same time, it should be re
membered that on the Southern Califor
nia area, which covers 34 per cent of the
area of the state, the assessment is 20
per cent of that of the whole state. The
county assessor's report for the year is
as follows:
Real estate, other than town 10t5..518,947,220
Improvements on same 2 854,435
City or town lots 28 356.415
Improvement on same 12,357,"55
Telegraph and telephones 66,945
Irrigating ditches 11,t45
Total value of real estate and im
provements $62,573,920
i'EKSONAL PROPERTY
Money $ 208,940
Solvent credits 169,775
Other personal property 6,722 522
Total value of all property $69,675,157
The railroads and telegraph lines are
assessed as follows:
Mileage. Total.
San Gabriel V'y Rapid Transit Co. 15 $31,500
Los Angeles and Pacidc R. R 23 6,800
Los Angeles Terminal R. B 14 42 000
Redondo lit ach K. R 16 49,500
We-t-rn Union Telegtaph Co 184 28,085
Pacific Postal l elegia. hCo 118 11,800
Sunset Telephone Telegraph Co .233 11,800
Souihein Pacific RR. telegraph.l 94 10,260
Sooihern California R, R 81 4,075
R -dondo Beach R R 16 835
Propelty on which mortgages are
placed is valued at $10,361,495, and the
mortgages and like instruments at
$7,526,260.
The acreage for last year's crop is
figured as follows:
Wheat, acres 43,242
oats 2,232
Barley 28,124
Corn 13,631
Hay 13 300
Number of fruit trees growing 1,036,536
The following assessments of railroads
have been made by the board of equal
ization :
SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY.
Lands $121,280
Improvements 77,950
Telegraph lines 10,260
Office furniture, fixture.,, etc 26.675
Total.. $236,165
MJDTUEItN CALIFORNIA RAILROAD COMPANY.
Lands $107,065
Improvements 31,200
Telegraph lines 4,075
Office furniture, flxtuies, etc 1,100
Total $141,040
PERSONAL PROPERTY.
A full list is given below of the gineral
personal property owned within the
county limits, as taken from the asses
sor's books:
Quantity. Value.
State, county or munici
pal bonds .. $ 3,000
Beehives, No 12,160 13,340
Brandies A other liquors,
gals 21,266 12,790
Absltact plants 16,000
Billiard and pool tables. 165 14,220
Caves 4,370 51,220
Casks and tanks 11,37 i
Cattle, beef 4 859 59.895
Cate, stock 12.855 109,495
Ciude oil, bbls 3,830 3,830
Coal, tons 3,565 30,250
Colts, No 4,050 58 635
Brick 1,050 010 4,600
Cows, thoroughbred 1,222 49,540
Cows, American 9,150 206 520
Fence material 800
Flume, Jfeet 15,000 5,000
Farming utensils 60,720
Fiiearms 9,650
Fixtures, stores, saloons,
etc 178.970
Foundries 27,600
Franchises not assessed
by state
Board of equalization 49.120
Furul ure 860,930
Goits. No 400 1,600
Ooiddust... ' 67
Goods, wares and md'se 1,604,2-15
Wheat, tons 4,224 53.H25
Bridge 500
B*ney, tons 2,008 31,085
Corn, tons 3,189 40,735
Harness, robes, Baddies,
eto 60,525
Hay, tons 21,106 106 191
Hogs. No 9.8V0 33,415
Honey, lbs 25 000 625
Water system 3,' 00
Hhv press. No 9 875
II raes,thorough hi. .No. 1,260 167,3 10
Thoroughbred colts, No. 019 47 i! 25
Ho.fes, American, No .. 17,62 J 635,520
Improvements. 135 956
Jacks and jennies, No. . ' 155 1,170
Jeweiry or plate 42 140
Libraries 57 755
Lumber, feet 7,942,000 153,375
Machinery 358 030
M ules. No 6,570 165,390
Musical Instruments .. 1420 36,905
Ostriches, No 45 1,2^5
Pianos, No 2,775 215 925
Poultry, doz 7,800 19,500
Pri ting outfit 5,000
Railroad roiling stock
not assessed by b'd of
equalization 30,800
Sewing machines. No. . 6,080 60,595
Sheep, imported 1,810 9,050
Stallions, No 50 16,300
Sheep common, No 58 010 101,710
Lambs, No 8,400 5,800
Steamers, vessels, water
craft, No 41 27,190
Street ra lroad ttack 1.000
Telephones, No 1,169 30,225
Wauons and other v. hi-
Cles, No 10,000 267,760
Watches, No 4.720 75.500
Wines, gali 301.053 40 510
Wood, cords 2,685 6,950
Wool 9.0J0
Tools m 17 990
Reservoir 3,500
Gas pipes a"d met rs. . 11 4,400
Photograph galleries 11.300
Luid water pipe, feet .. 597,775 106,975
Newspaper plants 12,500
Total value $6,722,522
THE COUNTY AUDITOR'S FIGURES.
The following figures have been sub
mitted by the county auditor for the
past year. As compared with last year's
tables they show that 131,069 acres of
public land have been taken up since
the last report, and that for the same
period there has been an increase in the
value of real estate, other than town
lots, of nearly $5,000,000. The total in
crease in the value of all property in
the county, as contrasted with the pre- .
ceding year, was $17,141,552. The
county auditor's figures in detail are
given below:
Number of acres 1,115,566
Value of real estate otter than city
property $21,51,842
Value of improvements thereon 2,844.930
Val'-e of citr property 32.92-,370
Value uf improvements thereon 14,363,845
Value of personal property, includ
ing money , 8,674,428
Value of railroads assessed by tho
state board of equalization 2,293,153
Total value of all property $82,616,577
BATE OF TAXATION.
Outside property 854
Inside property 554
State tax .440
Total outside I.3e>
Total inside 1.00
Total amount of bonds outstanding. $901 500
COUNTY PJtOPERTY.
New court house $700,000
County jail 60,000
County hospital 59,000
county farm 40,000
Real estate 25,000
' Total $875,000
COUNTY CLERK'S BUSINESS.
An Increase in Receipts and in the
Marriage Licenses Issued.
The records of the county clerk's
office show a slight decrease in the num
ber of civil cases filed. There was an
increase in the number of marriage
licenses issued during the year as com
pared with 1890. The receipts of the
clerk's office are nearly $10,000 better as
contrasted with the previous year, as
shown by the following figures:"
receipts.
1890.
January
February
March
April
May
Juno
July
August
September..
October
November ..
December..
3,844 Ot
3,< 07 If
3,812 5*
3,570 3t
4,226 5!
3,5 4 21
3.532 3<
3,415 7f
3,762 8J
3,696 0
3,9 S4 84
3,209 7(
S 8,897
- 3.178
3.842
3,246
3.461
3,25 i
2,670
2,14tl
2,601
2,«16
2,536
2.650
3,233 35
3,877 Oil
5,281 55
4,120 05
4,510 6u
3,*79 35
2,958 65
3,ol7 30
3,266 10
4.212 90
2.747 46
2,550 00
43,754 81
Totals... .
There was an increased issue of mar
riage licenses, as will be seen by the an
nexed table:
„ . ~ 1889. 1890. 1891.
Marriage licenses 1201 928 1014
Criminal cases 285 441 1023
Probate 366 239 315
CJVII 2359 2000 2140
The books of the office show that since
its establishment in the days of long ago
only 1761 coroner's inquests have been
placed on record.
THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE.
The Receipts and Disbursements for
the Past Twelve Months.
The records of the sheriff'a office for
tbe past twelve months show tbe fol
lowing receipts and disbursements:
Dec, 1H90 ..
Jan., 1891...
February
March
April
May
June .
July
August
September .
October
November....
I receipts
2,727.74
4.5V7.20
3,28'.18
3.414.81
3,0')i> 00
3 053.H"
3 350.23
2,001.1!)
3,480.08
4 23 • ,74
2,510.03
2,786.97
Dls- Paid to
burseme'ts treasuiur.
i 1,207.05 f 1,460~09
1,834 33 2,75-^.87
728.88 2,4811 ;io
787.27 2.630.84
768 73 2,242 18
1,155 06 2,497.61
1,505 71 1,841.-.2
737.70 1,82849
1,071 7:i 2 4<>8.95
7»4 4"> 3,44;. 29
592.60 1,918 03
1,152 95 1,634 02
♦ 12,387.86 ?26 615 82
Total
87
A (Hute Hecortri Speech
Alphooee He mpbling, ol Summit township,
Butler county. Peuo., madesn affidavit that his
twelve-year-old son. who had had St. Vitus
Dance for twelve vesrr, lost his ipeech, was
completely cured ef <;.- n»lng three bottles of
l)r. Miles' Restorative Neivine, ar d also re
covered his aneech Th ■ntpnds testify to won
derful ernes from using it or nervous diseases,
dyapepsia,n>rv usdebilitr, dullness, confasiou
ot mind, heads.'he, eto. Four doses of this
Nervine cured Mrs. VT. X Burns, South Bend,
lud., wbo had been Buffeting with constant
headache for three months. Trial bottle and
elegant book free ate. H. Uanoe,
THE BONDED DEBT.
statement of the bonded indebtedness
of los angeles, with Itkkent amd
sinking fund, as a baßis of tax levy
for 1891-92:
AugustJl.lSSO
1877
July 1, 1881
" 18-6
" 1887
January 1,1888....
October 1,1889
July 1, 1890
'• 1890
May 1,1891
Date of Bonds.
.. . i • B
Funded Debt Bonds
Main Sewer Bonds
Bonds of 1881
Genera! Impt, Bonds, 1st series
General Impt Bond', 2d series
General Impt. Bonds, 3d series
School Improvement Bonds
Internal Sewer System Bonds
" " " (aot issued)
Funding Bond
Name ot Bonds.
$ 67,000 August 1, 1895
17,000 July 1, 1901
58,000 July 1,1901
150,000 Julv l, 1906
40,0 0 July 1, 1907
55,000 January 1, 1909
180,000 October 1. 1890 to Oct. 1, 1910
260,300 Julv 1, 1891 to July 1,1911
100,000 July 1,1891 to July 1, 1911
61,000 May 1,1892 to July 1,1911
>
B
B
c
at
P
a
B
When Due.
per ct annually
•' semi-ann'ly
" annually...
Rate o£ Interest.
$ 5,320
1,190
4,060
9.000
2,400
3,300
9,000
13,015
5,000
3.050
p
o
c
B
O
3
$ 36,000
8,800
10,000
13,700
6,00"
3,050
pa w
o
p
| 1,951 CO
1 18,877 64
> 41,148 21
p
n
Ok
a
B
09
$ 1.438 75
ir.4 ho
847 23
Estimates Required for the Fiscal Year
1891-92
Interest and sinking fund 1870 $ 4,653 25
Main sewer and sinking fund 1877 1.190.00
Bond fund of 1881 3,527 77
General improvement br nd fund . 65,549.00
School impt interest and sinking
fund 1889 16,125.37
Internal sewer system int. and
sinking fund 1890 16,116.79
Funding bond 6 lOu 00
Cash fund 1F6.000 00
Gas fund 56,434.52
Fire department fund 79,268 40
Stre tßprinkling fund 40,000.00
Common school fund 58,389.00
LiDrary fund 24,254.30
Park fund 40;989.40
THE CITY ZANJAS.
The Report of the City Zanjero for
the Past Year.
The report of the city zanjero, Mr.
Dalton, covering the operations of the
water department for the past year,
shows that his branch of the municipal
government is in a healthy condition.
There are over seventeen and a
quarter miles of zanjas in operation in
the city, the cost of which was about
$137,000, and they are not only used for
irrigating purposes, but some of them,
aleo, for the conveyance of storm water,
the storm water drains proper, most of
which are built of cement pipe, being
only about four miles long, and costing
?26,104.
ZANJAS.
Following is a list of the zanjas :
Feet. Cost.
Zanja Madre 1,231 I 5,034 19
Brooklyn street 1,200 504 00
Nichols ditcb 0,964 7,312 20
Jefferson street 1 100 693 00
Woolen mill 7,172 8,364 26
East Side 7,449 17 655 92
Supply pipe 19,355 23,992 81
Zanja No. 4 6,474 11523 72
Washington 2,507 2,306 44
Main street 5,108 *,699 36
Zunja No. 5 4,211 7,158 70
Central avenue 2,407 4,284 46
Zanja 6 1 8,772 16,071 07
TCanja 88 13,621 14,972 08
Zanja Madro 3,670 12,404 60
Total 91,251 $130,977Tl
The receipts from the various zanjaß
for the year were as given below:
Zanja No. 1 $ 500 50
Zanja No. 2 1,037 00
Zaiga No. 3 1,754 50
Zanja No. 4 2,175 50
Zauj.i No. 5 1,716 50
Zanja No. o—l 72 50
Zanja No. 7 344 00
Zanja No. 8-R 2,605 00
Zanja No. N-D 118 00
ZanjA No. C&R 385 00
Zanja No. 9-E 720 50
Zanja No. 9-K 234 00
Total 112,263 00
The city zanjero makes the following
recommendations to the city council 1 :
"I would urge upon your honorable
body the necessity of taking some action
with regard to building a dam for the
Zanja Madre, as soon as possible, so as
to avoid rebuilding the present one, it
being almost impracticable, on account
of the deepening of the river bed at that
point making it altogether too expensive
and unsatisfactory.
I would also recommend to your con
sideration the piping of Zanja No. 2
from Third street south with a thirty
inch cement pipe in order to double the
capacity of the zanja, as the present
flume is in very bad condition aud will
have to be renewed soon, as it is a con
stant nuisance by leaking and frequent
breaks, flooding the streets and private
property along the Mine.
The main supply ditch should be pro
tected in some way fron the stock that
iB running at large on the Feliz ranch,
damaging the ditch by breaking down
the banks, causing considerable expense
to repair, and also polluting the water
of the zanja, to the detriment of those
using domestic water from the same.
The following new work has been done
within the last year:
About 1300 feet of 36-inch cement
pipe laid in main supply ditch, on the
Feliz ranch; also about 288 feet of 22
--inch iron pipe laid across Los Angeles
river on Hunter tract, ditch 9-E, to re
place the one that was carried away by
last winter's flood. Tnis pipe is'laid
now under the bed of the river. Also
about 400 feet of 22-inch cemxnt pipe
laid in zanja No. 3. on Central avenue.
Also 187 feetof 30-inch cement pipe laid
in ditch 6-1, between Elmyra and Ann
streets.
Also 186 feet 16-inch cement pipe laid
in zanja No. 9-R, across St. Louis street.
Also about 100 feet of 22-inch cement
pipe laid across Ninth street.
Also about 100 feet of 10-inch cement
pipe laid across Alvarado street, ditch
No. 8R; also about 200 feet of 3x6
flume built in Zanja Madre, at the head
of the same.
In conclusion I wish to gay that the
irrigation system at present is in better
condition than ever before, and with
the improvement of zanja No. 7, now in
process of construction, the revenue for
the ensuing season should be consider
ably increased.
CITY TAXES AND LICENSES.
A Statement of the Collections by the
City Government.
There is a slight decrease shown in
the receipts of the city tax and license
department as contrasted with the pre
vious year. The appended table shows
the sums collected in each month, with
comparative statements for 1889 and
1890':
1890
■cn...
iTT...
17,808
16,524
16,279
15,901
17,708
15,362
15,116
15,400
16,043
16,256
15,545
15,712
16.237
10,157
14,962
15,673
14,931
14,885
15,213
14,726
13,774
14,902
15,564
14,749
15,188 50
15,425 00
13,801 50
IS 966 50
13,660 50
13,476 50
13,135 00
13,457 00
13,1(15 50
13 464 00
13.635 OO
13,709 50
f ■■
r..,„
eopt ....
Oct
Sot
191,781
The collections during the past year
on account of deeds were as follows:
January, 1891 112
March 222
June 93
July 69
November a
Total 1405
During the past year the collections
on account of dog tags were as given,
below:
Deceniber, 1890 $ 5
April 15
June 05-
July 74
August 708
September 74
October 80
November 17
Total 11.12S
The collections on account of taxes
during the year just closed were as fol
lows :
Taxes of 1890-91 $214,729 01
of 1889-90 6,487 80
Taxes of 1891-92
Collections on account of adver
tising delinquent taxes, '90-91.. 1,274 00
Collections on account of tax sales
'90-91 554 00
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