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To the Charter of the City of Los Angeles the following amendments to the charter ot the City ot Lo* Angeles, ns adopted by joint resolution No. 9, adopted January :<lst, ure hereby proposed to ba submitted to tho qualified voters ol said oity: The toll .wins sections io be amended so as to read as follows to « It: BK-rroN 'i'ne said eorporatl « shall have the power: I. To make ami nso a corporate sea! and ultcr the same at pies lure. E To sue and be sued In all a/Uions and pro ceedings whatever, i ' ;t. To have pcrt'ct iinl SUCCM lon. 4. To erect end mumlaln public buildings, and to lay out establish, improve and main tain public parks and cemeteries. 6. To provido lor the care of tho sick and helpless. (J. To make regulations to prevent the spread of epidemics and contagious aud loathsome d (senses. 7. To provide for Mipplying the city and IU Inhabl.ants with water and gas, or either, or other means of heat and Illumination. 8. To lay out, open, extend widen, Improve, or vacate, pave and lepnve streets and alleys, sidewalks aud crossings, and other hlghwavs. t>. Io construct and maintain sewers, drains and other works nccc sary for tho disposition Of acwerairc. 10. To establish aud maintain public schools and public libraries. 11. To levy iiscssments upon property to pay (or the Improvement ot streets and other public improvements, and lo collect the same, and to levy and Co loct taxes upon pro crty lor municipal purpo,i.»; provided that the tax levied for any ono year for all municipal pur poses, oihe 'than payment of Interest ou the municipal debt aud redemption of bonds, • hall not exceed .fl on each iJiIOO worth of tax able property. 12. To manage, control, sell, leise for a pe riod not exceeding two yosrs, or otherwise dis pose of any or all the properly of iho aaid cor poration, and to appropriate tho income or proceeds thereof to t he uso of the said corpora* lion: provided that it shall have no power t i mortgage or hypothecate lis property tor any purpose. 13. To license and regulate the carrying on of anyai.dall professions, trades, callings and occupations canied on within the limits of aaid city, and to fix the amount of license tax thereon to be paid by all persons engaged In auch professions, trades, callings or occupa tions, and provide the manner of enforcing tho payment of the same; provided, that no dlscilmination shall be made between per-om engaged In the same business otherwise than by proportioning tho tax upon any business to the amount of business done; and to license, regulate, re train, suppress or prohibit any or all laundries, llvciy aud sale stables, eattlo atid hoise corrals, slaughter-houses, butcher ■ hops, hawkers, peddlers, pawn brokers, dance cellars, meloJeons, shows, circuses, public bil liard tables, bowling and teupiu alleys, and to suppress and proniblt all faro banks, games of chance, gambling houses, tables or stands, bawdy houses, the keeping of bees within the city limits, and any and all obnoxious, offen alve, immoral, indecent or disreputable places of business or practice. 14. To create offices and provide for tbe election or appointment of officers oincrthan those established by this charter, or by the general law, whenever the public convenience may require the same, and prescribe their duties and fix their compensation. (Hut this r-hall not be construed to authorize the crea tion of new otliees and the appointment of other bfflcrs to perform the duties by tbis charter assigned to officers provided for here in, other than the necessary deputies and as sistants to the ofneers of said city.) 15. To acquire, by purchase, condomnation, er other lawful means, property, both real and personal, Including water and water rights, within or without the corporate limits, neces sary or convenient for municipal purposes, or for the exercise of the powers granted to said corporation. Hi. To fix the salaries of municipal officers, except those officers whose salaries are fixed by this charter. 17. To provide and maintain a proper and efllelenßvft re department, and make and adopt auch measures, rules and regulations for the prevention and extinguishment of tires, and tor the preservation of property endangered thereby as may be deemed expedient. 18. To protect the property of its inhabitants against inundations. 19. To provide against the existence of tilth, garbage and other Injurious and Inconvenient matter within the city, and for the disposition of the same. 29. To iimka thy violation of iis ordinances a misdemeanor in all proper cases, and to pre scribe the punishment therefor, by line or im prisonment, or bybotti: but such fine not to exceed $500, and such imprisonment not t, exceed six months. 21. To prescribe the places at whirl elec tions shall be held, and appoint the ofneers of elections, 23. To make and enforce within Its limits auch local, police, sanitary and other regula tions aa are not in conflict with general laws, and are deemed expedient to maintain the public peace, protect property, promoto the public morals and to preserve the health Of its inhabitants. 23. To exercise all municipal powers neces sary to the complete and efficient manage ment and control of tha municipal property, aud for the efficient administration of the municipal government, whether such powers be expressly enumerated or not, except such powers as are forbidden or are controlled by general law. 24. The powers conferred by this article ahall be exercised by ordinance, except as hereinafter provided. Sec. 3—The officers ot the municipality shall tie, A mayor. One councilman for each ward, A city clerk, A clerk of tha mayor, A city treasurer, A city auditor. Seven members of the board of education at large, Five directors of tha Los Angeles public library, A public librarian, A city engineer, A city attorney, A superintendent of buildings, A water overseer, A street superintendent, Five police commissioners, A chief of police, A chief engineer of the fire department, l ive members of the board of health, A health officer, Five fire commissioner!, Five park commissioners, Three water commissioners, Fhree building commissioners, Sec. 4. The following officers shall be elected by the electors of the city of Los Angeles, to- Wlt: The mayor, The city attorney, The city treasurer, seven members of the board of education, And by the electors of each ward respect ively one member of the council. The city shall be divided into nine wards, as follows; First ward—All that portion of the cfty bounded northerly by the north city boundary b tween the Los Angeles river and the east boundary of the city; easterly by the east boundary of the city, between the northern boundary of the city and Mission street; south erly by Mission street, from the eastclty bound ary to its intersection with Mission Mis sion road, from its Intersection with Mission atreet, to its junction with Maey street; Maey street, from its junction with Mission road to the Los Angeles river; west-rly by the Los An gclo< river, from Maey street northerly to the north boundary of the city. Second ward—All that portion of the city bounded northerly by the north city boundary, from us west boundary to the Los Angeles river; easterly by the Los Angeles river, irom the north city boundary to Downey avenue: Downey avenue, from the Los Angeles river to Ban Fernando street; San Fernando street, from l'ownev avenue to Upper Main street; Upper Main street from San Fernando streot to Marchessault street; Main street, from Marchessault street to First street; southerly by Firat street, from Main street to Canal street; tbonce along Canal street to Diamond street; thence along Diamond street westerly to the west city boundary; westerly by the west city boundary Lorn Diamond streot to the north city boundary. Third ward-All that portion.of the city bounded northerly by Diamond street, from tho west city boundary to Canal street; Canal atreet, from Diamond str. et to First street; First street, from Canal street to Main street; easterly by Main street, from First street to Seventh stieet, souther!/ by Seve illi street, from Main strtet to west city hound ry; west erly by the west city houndury, from Seventh Btreet to Diamond street Fourth ward-All that portion of the city bounded northerly by Seventh street, from west city boundary to .Main street; easterly by Main street, from seventh street lo Washington atreet; souther,y by Washington street, from Main street to west city boundary; westerly by west city boundary, from Washington street to Seventh street. Fifth ward-All that portion of tiie city bounded northerly by Washington street, from the west city boundary to Main street: easterly by Main street, from Washington street to south city boundary: southerly by tho south Oity boundary, from Matn street to the south- I westerly corner of the city; westerly by the west city boundary, from the southwesterly corner of tbe (; i- to Washington etreet. Sixth wa.il -All lliat portloa of ihe city bounded northerly by Ninth hiicet, from Main etteattothe Los Angeles rive aslcrly by the I.ns Angelas river, from Ninth street lo the south city boundary; southerly by the south ' '!> i»<piindiiry, from the I-os Angeles river to »ln street; westerly by Main street, from the south city boundary lo Ninth street. BeTentfi ward All that portion of the city houud "I northerly by Flrsl street, from M aiu street to the l.os Angeles river; easterly by the los Angeles river, from First street to Ninth ltreet; southerly by Ninth street, from the Los Angeles river to Main street; westerly by Main street, from Ninth street to Kirst stree". l.ighth ward-All that portion of the city bounded westerly and northerly by M*in street, from First stre 11 > Marchcssault street; UppOf Main street, from Marchessault street lo ban Fernando street; Han Fernando street, from Upper Main street to I'owitey avenue; Downey avenue from san l'ermuido street to the Los Angeles river; easterly ey the Angeles river, fr on Downey **ventie to Flrtl street; southerly by First street from the Los Angeles river to Main street. Ninth Ward-All that portion Qf the city bounded northerly by Maey street, from the Los Angeles river to its junction with Mission road; Mission road from its junction with Maey stre i to its intersection with Mission street: Mission street, from Its lntersectio. with Mission roa i to the east city boundary; easterly by the cast city boundary, from Mis sion street to the southeasterly corner of the city; southerly by the south city boundirv from the southeasterly corner of the city to the Los AngelM river; westerly by the LOl An geles river Irom the south city boundary to Maey street. Tho center of all streets and the center of the Los Angeles river will in alt cases be the divldl. g lin *. And the Council herein provided shall havo power, by ordinance, to establish and change the boundaries and numbers thereof when* over it may deem it expedient, but until changed by the Co.ineil, tho said wants shall remain as abov»* described ami established. Sec. ft. All elective officers, electej at the first general municipal election held after the uking effect of this charter, shall hold the'r offices for the term of two years, commencing bfi the first Monday in April next succeeding their election, except as provided in Sec. M>3 of this <'harter. See. 0. 'I he mayor shall appoint tho clerk of the mayor. The mayor shall appoint the fol lowing officers, subject to confirmation by a majority of the council, to wit: The city aud itor, the superintendent of buildings, 'he members of the police, park ami lire commis sions, the of the hoard of health, the building commissioners ami the directors of the Los Angeles public library. The count il shall appoint tbe city engineer, the city clerk and the sire n superintendent. See. 7. The city jcho 1 superintendent shnll bo appointed by the board of education. The chief of police shall be appointed by the board of police commissioners. The Chief engineer of the tiro department shall be appointed by the board of lire commissioners. The health officer shall be appointed by the board oi health, and the librarian by the directors of the public library. Bee, 0* All appointed officers shall hold office umil removed by the appointing power, which shall havo the power oi removing in all eases; provided that where confirmation ll required the assent of the confirming tody shall be requisite for removal. The council shall have power to suspend any officar of the city pending trial, against whom criminal proceedings based on misdemeanor, iv ofiice, or civil action for the recovery of money due to the city have been commenced, and tho mayor shall appoint a substitute for such office during susp nsion. Iv voting upon the appointment, confirma tion, suspension and removal of officers the members of tho council, or other body ap pointing confirming, suspending or remov ing, shall vote by open ballot or call of roll, and the ballot or vote of each member shall be spread upon the minutes. Sea ltt. Two-thirds of the members of tho council shall constitute a quorum for the transactlon of business, but no ordinance shall be passed or other act done granting a franchise, making any contract, auditing any bill, ordering any work to be done, or supplies to be furnished, disposing of or leasing the Oity property, ordering any assessment for street improvement, or building sewers or any other act to be done involving the payment of money, or tho incurring of debt by" the city. unless two-thirds of the members of the whole council vote in favor thereof. All other ordi nances may be passed by vote of a majority of the whole council. Sec. 17. All bonds of officers must be ap proved by the council, as also the bonds of any contractors with the city, except such an are otherwise provided for by the state law. The city clerk snail indorse upon such bonds the date of their approval, which indorsement shall be signed by the pre iding officer of the council, and the t ity clerk. Sec, 18. No councilman or other oity officer ■ha l be Interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract in whicn the city is a party, or made by any officer of the city on behalf of the city. Any violation of this section shall bo a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thcreor, besides the penalty that may be Injposed by a court of competent jurisdiction, tho council shall declare the office vacant, and any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be forever disqualified from holding any office under this charter. Nor shall auy officer of the city be a surety on any bond given to the city, or to any person for tho benefit of the city. Nor shall any person who Is Interested in contracts with the city be a surety on any bond given to the city by aay officer, deputy o* employee. Sec. 81. The council shall have power, by ordinance, to regulate and provide for lighting ot streets, laying down gas pipes and erection of lamp posts, electric towers and other ap paratus, and to regulate the sate and use ol gas. water and electric light, and fix the price of Mas water and electric light, and the rent o gas, water ami electric meters within the city ami regulate the inspection theieo ; and to regulate telephone service and the use ot tele phones within the ciiy, and lo fix aud deer mine the charge for telephones and telephone service and connections; a d to prohibit or regulate the erection of poles for telegraph, telephone or electric, wire in the p.btic grounds, streets or alleys, and tho placing o: wire thereon; and to require the removal from the public grounds, streets or alleys of auy or all such poles, and the removal and placing under ground of auy or all telegraph, tele phone or electric wires. it shall not make any contract for removing garbage, sweeping streets and lighting streets lor a longer term than two years. And they shall advertise ami receive proposals for all such contracts not loss than six months be fore the expiration of any such existing con tract. It shall not within ninety days next precedl Ing the date of holding a general municipa eketton nor within the thirty days next im mediately following, including the day ol holding such general municipal election, pass any ordinance, order or resolution granting to any person or persons or association of persons or corporation whatever, any ppvdege or franchise for the construction, extension or operatiou of any street railroad or extension ol time for the construction or operatiou of any street railroad, overor upon any or part of any street road or highway, squares or park with in the city. Any franchise or privilege granted or attempted to bo granted in violation of or c mrary to the foregoing provisions shall be absolutely void ami of no effect. In granting a franchise for construction, ex tension or operation of any street lailroad, they shall in addition to the icstrictions re quire.! by the laws of this state require tho cars to be run so as to make at least fifteen min utes headway, (that is to say they shall runcara at least every fifteen minuteßi from 7 a.m. to 10 p. m. and as often as thirty minutes headway (that is to s y they shall run cars at least every thirty minutes) from Ua m to 7a. m., and from 10 p. m. to 1J p. m. over the entire live from starting point to the end thereof. And they shall also further provide that If at any time for the space of three months the said road or any part thereof shall be unused as a street railroad and the cars run at least as often as every fifteen minutes from 7 a m to 10 p. m , the franchise for the portion or por tions unused shall be tt.ereby forfeited and become the property of the city. fciec. 32. It shnll, by ordinance, provide for the naming of s<reets and numbering of houses, and for i emulating and pr;vcuting the exhibi tion of banners, flags or placards a ross tho street, or sidewalks, and for regulat; -">r sup pressing public criers, advertising, uuging of bells, and other noises. It shall, by ordinance, forbid the erection or ilsplay on any building or property of the 3ity, of any banner, device or nag •it any state >r nation, except that of tbe United States, the state of California, or the city of Los Angeiea, it may, by ordinance, authorize tho ex penal ture of money not to exceed the mm of one thousand dollars, In any one fiscal year, for tbe proper celebration of the 4th of July aud other public demonstrations. sec. 40. The council shall on the first Mon lay of October In each year fix the rate of the sity taxes, designating the number of cents on ,'rtcli one hundred dollars for each fund, which "ate shall thou be certified by the city clerk to '.he county auditor of Los Angeles county, and the city taxes of said city shall then be col eet *d by the county officers at the same time and in the same manner that state and county taxes ire collected, and turned over to -he city treasurer who shall then disburse the same. Provided, that in case the city council shall at any time by a vole of all its members, ordain that the city taxes shall be assessed, levied, equalized aud collected by the city offlcors, tho Oity council sha 1 have power to appoint a cit> assessor and a city tax collector, fix their sal aries, and provide for a system of assessing, levying and collecting city taxes and equaliz ing assessments. All sessions ol the council and of any boards of commissions appointed under the provisions of this charter or that may hereafter be ap pointed Hhall be open to the public. The council shall have full power to pass ordinances upon auy ot her subject of munlcipa control or to carry into effect any other power of the municipality. Sec. 41 The mayor in the executive officer o the corpora ion. and must exercise a carefu supervision user ail Us attairs. It shall be the duty of the mayor, annually at the first meeting of the council under this charter, and on the first meeting in .lanuarv of each year thereafter, to communicate by 7n. s sage to the OOtlDOl] a general statement of the condition and affair* of tho corporation, and to recommend the adopt on of such measures as lie may deem expedient aud proper; and to make sue i special commiiule ilion to tho coun ell from time to time as he -.hull deem expedi ent It shall bo his furl her duty to be vigilant and activ : in the enforcement of the ordinances of tad city; to exercise a constant supervision over tiie acts aud conduct of All its officers ami employees; 10 receive and examine into all complaints made aga.nßt them for violation or ntgiect of duty. and Investigate all bonds of city officials semf annuulJv and certify as to their solvency to tiie eoonol I or proper i oard. * And he shall perform such other duties and ; have such other powers as are elsewhere in tins | cha ter or by ordinance, Imposed upon or ; giantcd to him. I flee. A'J. The city auditor shall act as the gen j eral accountant and fiscal agent of the city, ; and shall exercise a general suporiuteinfti.ee ; over all the officers of the city charged in any ; manner with the receipt, collection or dis i bursement of the city revenues. He shall keep a complete set of books, In ) which he shall set for h in a plain and husi | ness-like nvinner every money transaction of i the city, so as to show at all times the state of I each fund, from what source the money was j derived, and fur what purpose any money was cxpi'ndt'd. and also all collections made and paid into the treasury by each officer or any other person Huflihll, 00 application of any person In debted to the city holding money payable in to toe city treasury, OF desiring to pay money therein, certify to the City Treasurer the ; amount thereof to whut fund applicable, and I by whom to be paid. ] ll''shall, upon the deposit cf tho receipt of r the City Treasurer for money paid into tho city treasury, charge the (,' ty Treasurer with the amount received by him, and give the person part OK the same a receipt therefor. It shall bo his duty to pportion among the several funds all publ'.c money at any time in the city ticasury, not by law or ordinance I specifically apportioned and appro -Tinted, and j forthwith notify the City I rcasurer of such apportionment or appropriation. Ho shall j countersign aud deliver to the prop-r officer i alt licenses. All moneys dup or that may become due to or eolleclable by t,i i city or any officer, em- I ployce or department thereof, must be paid j direct to the city treasurer, the order of the auditor directing the city treasurer to receive ! the same, and spentfyfhff the fund to which St 1 shall be Charged, having tirst been obtained. Provided that, nothing in this section con [ tfti ned shall be co istruod as in any manner in ! terferlng with or affecting the'payment of taxes to the city tax collector, or moneys paid ou account ot street assessments to the city officer pc: forming tho duties . f superintendent of sttcets. The auditor shall prescribe a system of book* and records to be kept by each department of iheeity government, ana a form of monthly reports to be made from each department to the city uudlto , showing all business transac tions of the department ail receipts and dis position of maierlal and supplies, tools, etc., to the end. that the auditor may have a com plete and accurate knowledge of all the busi ness transactionsof tbe cit? and of tho several departments, and be enabled to keep full and accurate records of the some, and report monthly thereon to the council. This system of books and records of report* shnll be submitted to the council, and ou ap proval by a majority of the couucil shall at once be put In force by tne several officers and departments. And tne said system of books, records and reports shaT not be changed ex cept after the proposed changes have been submitted by the auditor to, and have been approved by the council. No warrants for salary, In favor of any city official or employee, Bhall be approved by the auditor until all reports required of such offi cer or employee by the city system of accounts hereinbefore provided for, shall have be.-n made. He shall keep in his office, In a place accessi ble and open at all times during ofiice hours to the public a book containing an alphabeti cal list of the names of all p rsons who are bondsmen for officers of tho city, giving the names of the officers for whom they aro bonds men and the amount for which they became surety. The city auditor shall be a skilled ac countant. He shall report to the council at the regular meeting of each week the condition of each fund In the city tr-asury and the amount drawn from each fund the preceding week. He shall make and present a report to the council at i>s meeting in the second week of December of tach year Bhowing all financial business transactions of the city for the pre ceding year ending the 30th day of November last. He shall audit and approve all demands against the city before payment, and keep a r cord of the same as hereinafter provided in Article \xi. He shall on or before the first day of August in each year make and present to the council a report as to the revenue and expenses of tho city for the current fiscal year, in which ho shall set forth estimates of (1) the revenue from other sources than taxation; (2) tho itemized expenditures; (3j the Itemized amounts necessary to be raised by taxation for each fund. He shall perform auch other duties aa shall be required of him by this charter or by ordi nance. He shall devote his entire time to the duties of his office. Sec. 44. It shall be tho duty of the city treas urer to receive and keeD all moneys that shall come to tho city by taxation or otherwise, and to pay the same out on demands legally audited in the manner herein after provided; upon warrants issued by the auditor, and without such auditing and upon such war rants, he shall disburse no public moneya whatever, except the principal and interest of the municipal bonded indebtedness when payable. He shall receive no money into the city treasury unless accompanied by the certificate of the city auditor provided for in aection 43 hereof. He shall issue receipts in duplicate to all persons paying money into the treasury. One of which receipts shall be foithwlth deposited with the city audi or. lie shall make a report at the close of each business day, to the auditor, showing all moneys received during the day, together with the number of each receipt given by him thert for, and what account and from whom received and to what fund applied He shall, on or before the seventh day of each month, make out and present to the council a full and complete statement of the receipts and expenditures for the preceding calendar month; and he shall make such special reports from time to time as may be re quired by the couucil. The mayor, city attorney, city auditor, the finance committee of the city council, or any special committee appointed by tho council, separately or collectively, and with the aid of an accountant selected by such officer or com mittee, shall have the right and power to ex amine the books of the treasurer at all times; and the mayor, auditor or finance committee Bhall also have the right to inspect and count all public moneys under the treasurer's con trol, or on deposit elsewhere. Whenever the city shall provide a proper vault and safes in the city hall for the keeping of the citymoncy, the treasurer shall keep said moneys in said vault, except as hereinafter provided. He shall devote his entire time to the duties of his office. He Bhall repor', at the close of each busi ness day, to the city auditor, all receipts and fiay ments of money mud ■ during the day, giv ng the number of the receipt issuea or claim paid, the name of the party p<yingorwho was paid and the name of the fund charged or credited with auch receipt or payment, as the case may be. Sec. 48. In addition to other duties imposed upon him by this charter or by ordinance of the council, the city engineer Bhall: 1. Make or cause to be made all surveys, In spections and estimates required by the council. 2. He shall have tbe exclusive control and supervision of all publio works of whatever nature, done by the city. 3. He shall have the final decision, (unless otherwise provided by ordinance) as to the proper location of telegraph, telephone, elec tric light and other poles, us well as the proper alignment and depth below the surface of tel ephone, telegraph and electric wires, gas or wo lor pipes or private drains or any other pri vate construction above aud below ground in which a decision rests with the city. All such work is to be performed to his entire satisfac tion. 4. Ha ahall appoint ai' assistant!ln field and office which no may from time to time con sider necessary to the proper ami efficient working of his department. t>. He shall havo po.wjjr, to suspend, dismiss and reinstate any.ana ali'uf the officers or em ployees of his department. He shall, with tbe approval of the city council. e« la blurb the salaries or to be paid such officers or employe, s. 0. Ue-hall appoint all inspectors and fore men and employ all laborers mt ussary in his opinion to carry out effectually any work under his control. All Buch Inspectors and foremen and laborers shall be paid such >. as may be detetmined by him, with the ap proval of the city council. They shall be sub ject to suspension or dismissal by him with' out notice, as the Interests of the city may seem to require. 7. He shall cause a weekly return to be made to him of all workmen employed and material used during the week, and ot the amount, de scription and cost of the work done, and he shall examine and certify all Ml s against the city for material aud labor und contract work under his control. 8. He shall be the custodian of, and respon sible for, all maps, plats, profiles, field notes, plana of structure and other records and mem oranda belonging to the city pertaining to his office and the work thereof; all ot which he shall keen in proper order nltd eonflitfrm, with full index therm f; and thai! turn jver the aame to hia eucceasor. Jll maps, plans, pro files, fc*H ,»oiea, ettimHtt-j aud other memo LOS ANGET.ES TTERALTS. rand* of all work dono by the city engineer, or under his direction and control, during his term of office, shnll lm th- p npcrty of the cl ty. Sec. 49. It shall be the duty of th-* city attor ney to prosecute in behalf the people all crim inal eases arising upon violations of the pro visions of this charter and city ordinances, and to attend to all suits, matters and things in which the city may be legally interested; pro* vided, the council shall have control of ah lit igation of tiie city and nay employ other attor neys to take charge of any such litigation, or to assist the city attorney therein. He shall give his advice or opinion in writ lag whenever require 1 by the mnyor or coun cil, and shnll do and p wform all such things touching his ofiice an by the council may be re quired of him. lie shall a pprove, by indorsement In writing, the form and validity of all official or other : bonds required rytlils charter, or by ordinance j of the council, beiore the same are'submitted to the council or mayor for final approval. fie shall up. rove iv writing the drafts, of all contract, before the sanid are entered Into on behalf of Che oity. Both he and his deputies shall devote their entire time to the duties of their oillce, and it shall be unlawful for them to accept any fcei, payment, emolument or thfng of value other than that received from the Oity for the per formance of any legiil practice. Sec. fto. The liiavor shall appoint three citi zens, two ot whom shall be architects In good standing and who shall have practiced their profession not less than three years in thlscity, all of whom shall serve without compensation, to constitute tho board Ol hui ding commission ers of the city. The bu Iding commissioners sha 1 meet tit least once a month. The building department shall con Ist of a buihllng superintendent and an assistant su perintendent (and die latter must be a plumber Of approved character and experience;, bo h of Whom shall he appointed Of said building commission; and of tis many other officers and employees as the council may by ordinance from time to lime determine to bu necessary. The salaries of all officers and employees of tho building department (except that'of tho superintendent of buildings, shall be fixed by ordinance 'The board of buihllng commission ers shall prescribe the rules and regulation! for the government of the department, mid lit and enforce the penalties for their violation. The board of building commissioners shall havo such other powers and perform such other du ties as may bj granted or imposed by ordi nance. The superintendent of buildings shall he an architect, buil ier, or master mechanic of ap proved character and experience, t-i c shall superintend the election of nil buildings erected by or for the city. He shall -have charge of the enforcement of ail ordinances pertaining to party walls and to the erection, construction, alteration, repair or removal of buildings, and the nature and arrangement of heating, plumbing and ventilating appli ances. Sec. f»l. The water overseer shall have tbe general charge, care and supervision of all waters and water works belonging to the city, and the distribution of said waters, so far as the same shall be entrusted to himbyordl nence, and shall perform such other and fur ther duties as may be prescribej by ordi nance. He shall devote his entire time to the duties of the oitice. All the waters and water works of the city, both for irrigation as well as for do mestic and manufacturing purpo es, shall be under tho control of a water commission of three (Bj citizens to he appointed by the mayor by and with the approval of the Common Council, not more than two of whom shall be long to the same political party, and all pow ers vested in the water overseer, as to the man agement, sale and distribution of such water and general charge thereof shall be vested in said water commission, .Said water commission, when appointed, shall have control of all matters re'ating to the construction, management and maintenance and control of the water and watar works of tiie city and of the di tribution and sale or rental of water and of tho collection of rates for the same. .Said water commission shall annually fix the rates to bo charged for water, which rate shall not be enforced until its approval by tue council. Sec. 52. The street superintendent shall have the general care of, and frequently inspect the streots of, the city, lie shall receive and mv v stigate all complaints as to their con tition. and Shall have charge of the enforcement of all ordinances pertaining to street obstruc tions. He shall frequently inspect all public works pertaining- to street improvements while tho same are In course of construe ion, insi ect and approve or reject all material used in such construction, whether done by contract or oth erwise; and shall at once report to the council all deviations from contracts and use of im proper material and bad workmanship in such works; and shall have th u power, pending in vestigation, to Mop all work thereon. He shall make a report to the city council at each regular meeting of the same upon all such works as may have been petitioned for as Innai improvements, and also upon such other works or improvements and repairs—whether petitioned for or not—as he may from time to timo consider desirable in order to improve the appearance of tho city and to promote the health safety and convenience of the inhabi tants then.of. He shall make a report to the city council as soon alter tho close of tho official year as pos sible stating (a) The various works of construction car ried out or in progress under his supervision during the past year, together with the amount expended upon each such work. tb) The cost in detail of the maintenance and repair of the city works and struc tures under his control, and of the streets, sewers and water works. id The cost of office expenses and the man agement of his department. d) The improvements and repairs which, in his opinion, should be undertaken by the city during the next succeeding year. fe) Buch other matters connected with his department as he may consider of interest or importance. He shall give his undivided time and atten tion to the duties of his office. He shall do no work for. nor take any fei or professional re ward from any individual or corpora tion other than the city during his term oi office uf-less ordered or permitted to the contrary by the council. Sec. B7« The health officer shall have powers and perform such duties as are herein or may by ordinance be granted toor be Imposed upon him. Both he and his deputies shall devote their entiic time to the duties of their office. Sec. r>B. It shall be the duty of the mayor, city attorney, city treasurer, chief of police, ciiy auditor, health officer, water overseer, city clerk, city engineer, superintendent of build ings, chief engineer of the fire department, city school superintendent, board of directors of tho Los Angeles public library, board of park commissioners and the board of water com rai sioners, each to present to the council at its meeting in the second week in December of each >ear, a report for the preceding year end ing 80th of November last, which bhail show as follows; (1) The city attorney shall, in his report, present an abstract of all actions and proceed ings in the supreme and superior courts, where the city is an interested party; aud shall show what cases have been disposed of during the year, and in what manner, slid tho condition of those remaining on the calendar. (2) The city treasurer shall show, in his re port, specifically, the amount of all indebted ness of the city; of money received by him during the year, the date of receipt thereof and from whom; the amount piid out, when, and to whom; and the date and number of the demands on which the respective amounts aro paid* (3) The city auditor shall make a proper statement of the transactions of his office, as provided in section 4a. (4) The chief of police Bhall report the num ber of arrests made by him, the offenses charged and how disposed of, the number and names of the policemen employed, when ap pointed and when discharged, and all money and other property received from prisoners and the disposition of the same. 6. The health officer shall show the condi tion of the health of the c ty during the year, and the number of cases of diseases which he has treated; and other matters of interest per taining to his office. ti. The water overseer shall, in his report, show the amount of water rates or charges collected by him; and shall make a detailed statement of the condition of the water syst -ms of the city, so far as the same are entrusted to his charge. 7. The report ol the city clerk shall show the number of licenses issued, nnd lor what amount. 8. The report of the city engineer shall show the character, cost and condition of all public works and improvements in course of con struction during the year. !). The report of the superintendent of build ings shall show the cost of erection, alteration and repair of all bu ldlugs during the year; and shall show also the general result of his ln ipectlon . f buildings during the year. He shall .he number of building permits is sued by in 10. 'I'liu street superintendent shall report upo . the condition ofthe streets of the city and the improvements of the same during the vi r and shall show what action was taken by hln In the enforcement of ordinances per- Lnf to street obstructions and in regard to .utioui from contract in the construction Oi public works. 11. Thareportot '.licohlef engineerof the fire department shall show the condition of the tire department a. d its apparatus, giving a detailed statement thereof; also the work of the department during tbe year. 12. The report of the city school superin tendent shall show the number and condition of the public schools, the number of teachers and their salaries and the number of pupils In attendance. 13. The report of tho board of directors of the Lob Angeiea public library shall show the condition of their trust for the year ending the 30th day of November of that year; the vari ous sums of money received from the library - fund end Irom other source*; for what pur pose sutjh money has been ex | Tided, and the amount io expended sii't :: ire on tL?nd; the numt-w vi books and period il» c*"**id; tho number added by purchase, gift or other wise during tho year; the number lost or missing: the number of visitors attending; the number of booka loaned out, and trie gen eral character and kind of such books, with such information aud suggestions as it may deem of general interest. 14. The report of the park commissioners shall show the condition of the parks, with the kind, cost and the expense of the tmp-ove ments, including the entire>cost and expense of the department for the year ending Novem ber 140 th last preceding. Sec. 61. Thefollowlngnamed officers of said city shall respectively execute to said munici pal corporation bonds In the following sums respectively, conditioned for the faithful dis charge by them of the duties of their respective office*, to wit: Tho bond of the city auditor Is fixed at $10, --000. The bond of the city treasurer is fired at 9150,000. The bond of the city engineer Is fixed at 910,000. The bond of the city attorney Is fixed at $5, --000. The bond of the water overseer Is fixed at 93,000. The bond of the Btreet superintendent Is find at $lt>.ooo. The bond of tbe chief of police Is fixed at $5,000. The bond of the health officer Is fixed at $?,000. The bond of the city clerk is fixed at $5,000. Pec. 05. The officers of the city shall receive In full compensation for all services of every kind whatever rendered by them, the foil rov ing salaries, payablo in monthly installments, at the end of each calender month: The mayor shall receive $.1000 per annum. Kach councilman shall receive $I*2oo per siitm m. The city clerk shall receivo $2400 per an num. The city auditor shall receive $2400 per annum. The city treasurer shall receive $2400 per an thi in. The city engineer shall receive 98000 per annum. The city attorney shall receive $3000 per annum. The superintendent of buildings shall re ceive $1800 per annum. The chief of police Bhall receive $3000 per an num. The health officer shall receive $2000 per aniui in. The street superintendent shall receive $2000 per annum. Sec tun The government o* the school de partment of the city shall be vested in a board of education, to consist of seven persons to be elected as herein provided, to be called mem bers of the board ol education, who shall serve without salary. Sec. 70. Tho board of education shall elect ono of iti number president, and shall hold regular meeting at least onco in each month, and Special meetings at such times as shall be determined by a rule of said board. A majority of all the members shall constitute a quorum fir tho transaction of btuiness, but a smaller number may adjourn from time to time. The board may determine tho rules of its proceed ings. Its sessions .shall be public, and Its re cords shall be open to punlic inspection. Sec. 71. The board of education succeeds to all the property rights and to the obligations of the board of education of the city of Los Angeles heretofore existing, and it shall have sole power: 1. To establish and maintain public schools, including high schools, to change, consolidate and discontinue the same, and to establish school districts, and to fix and alter the boundaries thereof. 9, To appoint or employ end dismiss the city school superintendent, a deputy superintend ent, n clerk and such teachers, janitors, school census marshals, mechanics, laborers and other cmp oyees as may be necessary to carry into effect the powers and duties of the board; to fix, alter and allow their s.laries or wages, and to withhold for good and sufficient cause, ttie whole or any part of the salary or wages of any person or persons employed as aforesaid. 3. To moke, establish and enforce all neces sary and proper rules and regulations for tho government of public schools, the teachers tnereof, pupils therein, and for carrying into effect the laws relating to education; also to establish and regulate the grade of schools, and determine what text-books, course of atudy an j mode of instruction shall be used in said schools. 4. To provide for the school department fuel and lights, water, blanks blank books, print ing and stationery; and to incur such other incidental expenses as may be deemed neces sary by said board. 5. To build, alter, repair, rent and provide school houses, and to furnish them with proper school furniture, apparatus and ap pliances. (i. To take and hold in fee, or otherwise, In trust for the city, any and all real estate and personal property that may have been ac quired, or may hereafter be acquired, for the use aud benefit of the public schools of the city; and to scii or exenange and tolenseany of such p.-ope ty; provided that the proceeds of any such sale or exchange shall he exclu sively applied to the purchase of other lots, or the erection of school houses. 7. To grade, fence and improve all school lots, and in front thereof to grade, sewer or pave and repair the streetß, and to construct and repair sidewalks. 8. To sue for any and all property belonging to or clnimed by the said board of education, and to prosecute and defend all actions at law or In equity necessary to recover and main tain th i full enjoyment and possession of said property, and to require the services of the city attorney, free of charge, in all such cases. U. To determine annually the amount of money required for the support of the public schools and for carrying inio effect all the pro visions of law in reference thereto; and, in pursuance of this provision, the board shall, on or before the 15th day of July of each year, submit in writlntr to the city council a careful estimate of the whole amount of money to be received from the state and county and the amount required from the city for the above purposes, aud the city council shall, in each year, tlx the percentage of taxes to be levied andcolleced for school purposes; provided, that the amount to be thus levied for school purposes shall not exceed twenty cents on each one hundred dollars' valuation upon the assessment ro 1, and that when collected it shall be paid into the school fund. 10. To establish regulations for the just and equitable disbursement of all moneys belong ing to the school fund. 11. To examine aud approve, In whole orin part, In the manner provided in Section 212, every demand payable out of the school fund, or to reject an y such demand for good cause. 12. To discharge ell legal Incumbrances now existing or which may hereafter exist upon any school property. 13. To prohibit any child under six years of age from attending tne public schools. 14. In its discretion to establish kindergar ten schools for the instruction of children be tween the ages of five aud six years, and Indus trial and manual training schools or depart ments. 15. To receive and manage property or money acquired by bequest or donation in trust for the benefit of any school, educational purpose, or school property. lb*. And generally to do and perform auch other acts as may be necessary and proper to carry into force and effect the powers conferred on said board, and to increase the efficiency of the public schools in said city. 17. No member of the board of education shall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be eligible to any ofiice to be filled or confirmed by the board of education, nor shall any member of the board of educa tion be selected to fill any vacancy that may occur in any office when such vacancy la to be rilled or confirmed by the board of education. Sec. 72. All contracts for building shall be given to the lowest bidder thereof, offering adequate security, to be determined by the board after due public notice, published for not less than ten days in theofficial nowspaper of the city. It shall be the duty of the board to furnish all necessary aupplies for the public schools. All supplies, books, stationery, fuel, printing, goods, material, merchandise, re pairing and every other article and thing sup plied to or done for the public schools, or any of them, when the expenditure to be incurred on account of such matter may exceed three hundred dollars, shall be done or furnished by contract let to the lowest bidder after like pub lic advertisement; provided, that the board of education may reject any and all bids under this section. Provided, that the board of education may by requisition authorize any appointee, com mittee or agent of said board to bind the said board for the payment of any snm of money not exceeding three hundred dollars; which requisition shall be approved by a two-thirds vote of said board, spread upon the minutes previous to the Incurring of the indebtedness. Sec. 77. The said school fund shall be used and applied by said board of education for the following purposes, to wit: 1. For the payment of tbe salaries or wages of the superintendent, deputy superintendent, clerk, teachers, janitors, school census mar shals, and other persons who maybe employed by said board. 2. For the erection, alteration, repairs, rent and furnishing of school houses. 3. For the purchase money or rent of any real or personal property purchased or leased by saidi>oard. 4. For the discbarge of all legal Incum brances on any school property. 5. For lighting the school rooms and the offices and rooms of the superintendent and board of education. 6. For supplying the schools with fuel, water, apparatus, blanks, blank booka, and necessary school appliances, together with books for In digent children. 7. For supplying books, printing and sta tionery for the use of the superintendent aud board of education, and for the incidental ex penses of the department. 8. For grading and Improving all school lots, and for gradlug, sewering, planking,or paving and repairing streets, and constructing and repairing sidewalks in front thereof. Sec. 83. The mayor shall appoint a board of five directors for said library, who shall serve without compensation aud be known as the board of directors of the Los Angeles public library, and who shall be chosen from the citizens at large, male or female, without re gard to their political opinions, but with refer ence to their fitness lor said office, aud no member of the city council shall be a member of the board. See. 8t». Such board, by a majority or all the members, to be recorded in the minutes with the ayes and noes at length, shall have power to make and enforce all such by-laws, rules and regulations as may be necessary or expe dient for its own guidance, and for the admin istration, government and protection of such library, reading room and property; to deter mine the number of officers and assis'»nts to be Appointed for such library ami reading room, and to determine and define their du ties; to appoint a librarian and necessary as sistants, snd such other employees as may be necessary, aud. for good cause, to remove them; except tho payment ol the salaries of the city librarian and assistants and other employees", which salaries shall be iixed by the city coun cil by ordinance: and order the drawing and payment of all moneys out of said fund for such expenditure or liabilities as are herein authorized, subject to tho general provisions for the payment of demands on the city treas urer contained in article 21; and to have the general supervision, care and custody of the grounds, rooms or buildings constructed, leased or set apart for that purpose, and gen erally to do all that may be necessary to carry out the spirit and intentof this charter in establishing a puolie library and resiling room; provided that all moneys received for fiueh library shall be deposited in the treasury of the city to tho credit ot the library fund", and shall bo kept separate aud apart from other moneys of the city. and shall be drawn from aaid fond upon demands authenticated by the signatures of the president and clerk of the board, and approved by the mayor and council in the same manner as other demands drawn upon the general funds of the city. All libraries and reading rooms heretofore established by said city, and all property, real and personal, thereto belonging, shall bo turned over to the charge, custody and admin istration of tho board of directors, with like powers and liabilities as if such library haa been established under this charter. They shall have power and authority to cre ate a museum iv connection with said library and to appoint a curator therefor, provided that no expense shall be incurred therefor outside of the funds provided for the main tenance of said* library. Sec. 95. Tiie police commissioners shall pre scribe the rules and regulations for the gov ernment of the police force fix and enforce tho penalties for their violation; provided | that removals shall be for cause only. re CO, 111. The board of tiro commissioners shall prescribe the rules and regulations for ihe government of the depart mem and fix and enforce tho penalties for their violation, and removals shall be made only for cause. Bee. 120. There is hereby established in and for the city a department to be known as the board of health, to consist of five members, namely: The mayor, who snail be ex-otficio member and president of the boird, and four citizens, to be appointed without regard to their political opinion, by the mayor. Three ofsaid citizens shall be physicians in good standing and graduates of some reputable medical college. Sec. 124. The board shall appoint and may remove at pleasure a health officer, who shall also act as city physician, and whose duties as such shall "be defined by ordinance. lie shall be a graduate of a reputable medical col lege, and shall have practiced medicine at least threeyears, and be a citizen and resident for two year-, in the city and have his license to practico medicine recorded with the county clerk of Los Angeles county, in accordance with the laws of tbe state of California regu lating the practice of medicine. He must re side within the city limits, and devote his en tire time to tho duties of his office. The board shall also, when authorized by ordinance, have the power to appoint an assistant health officerand such other officers and assistants as the sanitary condition of the city may require. Sec. 102. The said corporation shall have the right and power to construct, maintain and operate waterworks, dams, reservoirs, ditches, canals and other means to conduct the said waters from the said river or other sources, or elsewhere, and to supply the city and its inhabitants with water, and to dis tribute such water either in zanjas, pipes or otherwise into, upon and over the lands within the limits of said city, or elsewhere; all water mains by whomsoever hereafter laid in Baid city shall be of such material and of such ca pacity as shall bo prescribed by ordinance' provided, that no such main shall hereafter be laid in said city of less dimensions than four inches in diameter. Sec. 105. General municipal ejections shall be held in said city on the first Tuesday after the lirst Monday in March, 1890, and on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March every two years thereafter, at which shall be elected a mayor, a city attorney, a city treas urer. At said election to be held lo March, 1896, there shall also be elected Beven members of the bnsrd of education frsm the city at and by the electors of each ward of the city one member of the city council at each suc ceding election the members of the board of education and tho members of the city council shall ba elected as In the next section hereof provided. Sec. 19b*. The officers elected at a general municipal election shall, after they have qual ified as provided in this charter, enter upon the discharge ot the duties of tiie offices to which they nave been elected on the first Mon day in April succeeding their elect on; and the members oi the council elected from the even-numbered wards iv said city shall, after the first election, serve for the icrra of two years, and those elected from the odd-num bered wardß in said city shall serve for a term of four years and thereafter the term of office of each of the councllmen of said city shall be for a term of four years. After the first elec tion the members of the board of education shall decide by lot who shall serve for four years and who for two years i three ofsaid members to serve for two years and four of said members for fmr years), and thereafter the term of all members of the Doard of educa tion shall be for four years. The other officers of said city elected at said general municipal election shall serve for two years, and until their successors are elected and qualified, except as herein provided as to councilmen and members of the board of edu cation, and except in case of an election to till a vacancy at a special election, in which case they shall, after qualifying as herein pro vided, enter at once on the discharge of the duties of the office and shall Berve for the re mainder of the term of such office and until their successors have been elected and quali fied. Sec. 197. Special elections shall be held for the purpose of electing a mayor or any other officer herein made elective by the people, in case of a vacancy occurring in any of the said offices, or for other purposes not especially provided tor. In the event ot any such va cancy, such election shall be ordered and held without delay; provided that the council shall in all such cases, except in the event of a vacancy in the council, have power to fill such vacancy until an election can be h- id. 6ec 198, Tbe council shall have power to submit to the electors of said city at any elec tion any question required to be so submitted by the constitution, the law, this charter, or by ordinance; provided that in case such question is required by said constitution, law, charter or ordinance to be submitted at a special or other particular kind of election, it shall be so submitted, and not otherwise. The council may at any special or general election submit to tbe vote of tbe electors to be affected by any act In question whether such act shall or shall not become a law; and in case a majority of all the votes shall be cast against an act so submitted then it shall De null and void; but ia case a majority of all the votes shall be cast for such an act it shall be come a law at such time as the council shall designate. sec. 203, No person shall be eligible to any municipal office under this charter who, at the time of his election or appointment is not a qualified elector of this city under the laws of the state; and to be eligible to the offices of member of the council, in addition to the above qualifications the person elected must also have been a resident of the ward from which he is elected for at. least two years pre vious to said election, and in case any member of the council shall remove from the ward which he represents his ofiice shall immedi ately become vacant, and the onice shall be filled as directed in this charter; provided that In case a redisricting or redivision of the city Into wards be made, whereby the lines or boundaries of any wards are changed, tho last provision in regard to residence shall not ap ply to any person elected as a member of the council before such change. Sec. 200. The officers of said city, Including the city assessor and city tax and license col lector, in office at the time of the taking effect of these amendments .-hall continue to hold their respective offices, receiving the same compensation provided for in the charter un der which they were elected until the election or appointment, aud qualification of the first officers to be elected or appointed in their stead under the provis on« oi these amendments; the assessor and tax aud license collector to serve until the time when the officers elected at auch election go into office, with the powers and duties vested in and Imposed upon them by the charter under which they were elected, together with these amendments, end all ordi nances of the city; upon the taking effect of these amendments the mayor shall appoint the board of building commissioners and the board of water commissioners provided for herein. All other boards which have been ap pointed and are serving at the time of the taking effect of these amendments shall, unless sooner removed by the appointing power, con tinue In office until their successors ere ap pointed by the officers to be elected at the first general municipal election to be held after tbe taking effect of these amendments, Iv case the city council shall decide to have the city taxea assessed and collected by the county officers, then and in that case the council may provide by ordinance what duties shall be performed by the assessor and tax collector who are in office at the time of the taking* effect of these ' amendments. Sec. 1107. The city of I.os Angeles shall not be and is not bound by any contract, or in any way liable thereou, unless the same ia SSSS?I? wrI J ln X by order of the council, tha ?.mi « h S reo H a . pp 2 > * ed by thQ co,lncil ■nd the same ordered to be, and be, signed by the S a T^ r, K°v Bo J n *V , '£« Person authorized there to in behalf of the city; provided that the city attorney shall indoiso the same as to form and validity. But the council, by an on!? nance, may authorize any officer, committee or agent of the city to bind the city without a contract in writing for the payment of any dinars m ° neyUol exceedin S tnre « hundrod Bee. ao*. Said demands, except demands payable out of the school fund, shall be pre sented to the council in duplicate on forma and blanks to be provided by the city clerk, and shall be referred to its committee on finance. Tho said committee shall, by in dorsement thereon, approve or reject the same in whole or in part. The council shall then consider tho said demands and the action of said committee thereon, and shall, if the same be jUBt and legal, approve the same; or may if it so determine, approve in part or reject the whole Ihe action pf the council shall be in dorsed thereon, with the date of such action and certified by the signatures of the president and city clerk; provided that it shall require the votes of two-thirds of the members of tha whole council, under a call of the ayes and noes, and tho vole spread upon the minutes to approve any such demand in whole or in part. Sec. 213. All demands payable out of the li brary fund muM, before they can be approved by the city auditor, or paid, be previously ap proved by the board of directors of the Los An geles public library, by a vote of three mem bers thereof taken with the ayes and noes and spread on the minutes, and tiie action of said boanl indorsed on said demand and signed by the presiding officer and the clerk thereof. After the approval of said demands they shall be de livered to the council and shall be referred to its finance committee and thereafter shall take the sume course and be acted upon in the same manner ai provided for in sections 209, *310 and 211 hereof. Sec. 214. Any demand returned to the oity clerk, with the objections of either tho mayor or i ity auditor, shall again be considered by the council, and ii it. shall again be approved by the council by the same vote, and taken, recorded una endo'sed iv the same manner as required In section 209 hereof, the said objec tion shall be thereby overruled. Any demand returned to the board of education "with the Objection of the city auditor, shall again be 1 considered by such board, and if such demand ! be again approved, as required in the first in stance, such Objection of the city auditor shall be thereby overruled. Any demand, the ob jections to which of the mayor have been overruled, shall bo delivered to the city auditor, who shall have the same power ana perform the same duties in reference thereto as ii the same had been approved by the mayor; aud any demand, the objection to which of the city auditor has been overruled by the council or board of education, as the case may Ut, shall be delivered to the city auditor, who shall number and made a record of auch demand, as in the case of demands approved by him. Sec. S2l. All public moneys collected by any officer or employee of the city shall be paid into the city treasury, without any deduc tion on account of any claim for fees, commis sions or any other cause or pretense; and the compensation oi any officer, employee or other person so collecting money, shall be paid by warrants on the treasury duly issued by tha city auditor. That the following sections of said chanter ba repealed, to-wit: Sections Nos. 45,40. 79,80, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101,102, ] 03. 104, 105,100, 143, 144,145, 146, 147, 14*, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, lfts, 156, 157, 15d, 159, 160, 161, 162, 163, 161. 165,166, 167. 168, l«9, 170. 171, 172, 173, 174. 175,176,177, 178,179, 180,181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 180, 187, ISB, 189. That a new section be added to said charter and numbered 229, which section shall be aa follows: Bee. 229. This charter as amended shall tako effect from and after ita approval by tha legislature. The foregoing proposed amendments to the charter of the city of Los Angeles was adopted by the council of said city at ita meeting at November 19, 1894, and the clerk waa ordered to publish the same in the manner provided by law. C. A. LUCKENBACH, City Clark. DR. WON 9 lITM. who has practice* B*4t> clou In Loa Angeles lor 19 yeara, »iul whose offlce li at 639 Upper Mala atreet, will treat by medicine all dlieaaee of women, an end children. The doctor claims tbat he au remedies that are superior to all other• aa a speeiflo for tronblea oi women and men. A trial alone will convince the elek that Dr. Woui Kim'a remedle. are motsecflaeelooalkon •an be prescribed. Dr. Wong Htm ti a Chlno* Pbyslalen ol prominence and a gentlemen ol responsibility. His reputation la mora thai well established, and ail peraons needinf bu larTloaa can rely on hio tclll and ability. * cure ta guaranteed In erery oaae in which a re covery is possible. Herb medicines for sale. DR. WONG HIM HERB DOCTOR 689 Upper Main Street, Los Angeles, Los Angelis, Gar., Juno 17,1859. To thi Public i I have been au Bering with piles and kidney trouble for over five yeara. and have tried several remedies, hut all (ailed to relieve me. A short lime slnoe I triad Or. Him, 639 Upper Mam Btreet, and I aa aow well and strong, and consider hia a IT at. el ass doctor. Tours truly, W. H. HILLYM. 835 B. Hill St., Los Angeles, Oal Los Anosles, June 9. 1(93. To t«"i Public: For over flva yeara 1 have been troubled with nervous a;ck headache and illver complaint. I didn't seem to And any help 'Irom the many doctors and medicines that 4 tried until I tried Dr. Wong Him, 039 Uppa. Main street. lam now well. Yours truly. Ulii M. G BROCK. 48 Hlntonave.. Loa Angeles, Cal. TO THE PUBLIC. Los Av.Ki.KK, Cel., Juiy til, 1894. DR. WONG HIM, .;.:.> Upper Main at Dear Sir—l take pleasure in addlngmy tests mony to tho many you already have reoei ved. I villi Bay that after taking your treatment lor catarrh of tbe head and throat, that I am now well, and ask you to refer to me any p tbat may feel Bkeptlcal and I will satisfy aa to the efficacy of your treatment. Year* truly, P. E. KXXa Attorney and Notary Publl Garvansa.Cal. 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