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To the Charter of the City of Los Angeles. The following: amendments to the charter ot tho City of I.os Angel*!, us adopted by joint resolution No. adopted January Mist, 1 HHi.t, aro hereby proponed to ho submitted to tho qualified voters of snid city: The following sections to beamcnded io is to read as follows to wit: Siction 't- The said corporation ahall have the power: I. To make and use a corporate seal and alter the same at pleasure. •- To sue and bo sued In all acilons and pro ceedings whatever. 8. To have perpetual succession. 4. To erect end innintaln public buildings and to lay out, establish, improve aud main tain public parks and cemeteries. o. To provide for the care of the sick and helpleas. «. To make regulations to prevent the spread of epidemics and contagious aud loathsome diseases. 7. To provide for tup|.lying the city and Its Inhabitants with water and g„s, or either, or other means of best and illumination. 8. To lay out, open, extend widen, Improve, or vacate, pave and tepave streets and alloys, lidewalks and crossings, and other highways. 9. to construct and maintain sewers, drains •nd other works ueco sary for the disposition of sewerage. It). To establish and maintain publio schools and public llurai les. 11. To levy assessments upon property to pay for the improvement of street, and other public Improvements, and to colloct the same, and to levy and co leet tuxes upon pro. erty tor municipal put po.es; provided that the tax levied for any ono year fur nil municipal pur poses, othe. than payment of interest on the municipal debt and redemption of bonds, ahall not exceed $1 on each $100 worth of tax able property. IS. To manage, control, sell, le.se for a pe riod ntit exceeding two ve.ni. or otherwlso dis pose of uny or all the property of ihe said cor poration, and to appropriate the income or proceeds thereof to the use of the said corpora tion; provided that it shall have no power t > mortgage or hypothecate its property for any purpose. 13. To license and regulate the carrying on of any a .d all professions, trades, callings and occupations earned ou within the limits ot said city, and to Ux the amount of license tax thereon to be paid by all persons engaged iv such professions, trades, callings or occupa tions, and provide the manner of enforcing the payment of the same; provided, that no dlscilminatlon shall be made between per.ons engaged In the same business otherwise than by proportioning the tax upon any business to tho amount of business dune; and to license, regulate, re train, suppress or prohibit any or all laundries, livery aud sale stables, cattle and hoise corrals, slaughter-houses, butcher shops, hawkers, peddlers, pawn brokers, dance cellars, melodeons, shows, circuses, public bil liard tables, bowling and tenpin alleys, and to suppress and proniblt all faro banks, games of chance, gambling houses, tables or stands, bawdy nouses, the keeping of bees within the city limits, and any and all obnoxious, offen sive, immoral, indecent or disreputah.e places of business or practice. 14. To create oftices and provide for the election or appointment of officers otner than those established by this charter, or by the general law, whenever the public convenience may require the same, and prescribe their duties and flx their compensation. (But this shall not be construed to authorize the crea tion of new otHces and the appointment of otber officers to perform the duties by thia charter assigned to officers provided forhere ln. other than the necessary deputies and as sistants to the officers of said city.) 15. To acquire, by purchase, condemnation, or 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 ior the exercise of the powers granted to said corporation. lb. To flx tho salaries of municipal officers, except those officers whose salaries are fixed by this charter. 17. To provide and maintain a proper and efficient fire department, and make and adopt lueh measures, rules and reguiatlous for the prevention aud extinguishment of fires, and (or the preservation of property endangered thereby as may be deemed expedient. 18. To protect the properly of Its Inhabitants against inundations. la. To provide againat the existence of filth, garbage and other injurious and Inconvenient matter within the city, and for the disposition of the same. 20. To make the violation of its ordinances a misdemeanor in all proper cases, and to pre scribe the punishment therefor, by fine or im prisonment, or by both: but such fine not to exceed $900, and such Imprisonment not n exceed six months. 21. To prescribe the places at whlßli elec tions shall be held, and appoint the ofneers of elections. 22. To make and enforce within Its limits such local, police, sanitary and other regula tions as are not In conflict with general laws, and are deemed expedient to maintain the publio peace, protect property, promote the public morals and to preserve the health of ita inhabitants. 23. To exercise all municipal powers noces eary to the complete and efficient manage ment and control of the municipal property, and 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 •hall be exercised by ordinance, except as hereinafter provided. Seo. 3—The officers ol tbe municipality ahall be, A mayor, One councilman for each ward, A city clerk, A clerk of tho mayor, A city treasurer, A city auditor. Seven member! of tho board of education at Urge, Five director! of tho Loi Angelei public libra rv, A publio librarian, A city engineer, A city attorney, A superintendent of building!, A water overseer, A street superintendent, Five police commissioner!, A chief of police, A chief engineer of the fire department, Five members of tbe board of health, A health otlicer, Five fire commissioners. Five park commissioners, Three water commissioners, Fhree building commissioner!, Sec. 4. The following officer! shall be elected by tbe electors of tbe city of Loa Angeles to wit: Tne maycr, The city attorney, The city treasurer, beven 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, aa follows; First ward—All that portion of the olty bounded northerly by tho north city boundary between tbe Los Angeles river and tbe east boundary of tho city; easterly by tho east boundary of the city, between the northern boundary of the city and Mission street; south erly by Mission street, from the eastcity bound ary to Its Intersection with Mission road; Mis sion road, from its intersection with Mi-slon street, to its junction with Macy street; Macy street, from its junction with Mission road, to the Los Angeies river; west.rly by the Los An geles river, from Maey street northerly to tho north boundary of the city. Second ward—All that portion of .the city bounded northerly by the north city boundary, from its 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 Downey avenue to Upper Main street; Upper Main street from San Fernando street to Marchessault street; Main street, from Marchessault street to First street; southerly by First street, from Main street to Canal ■treet; thence along l anal street to Diamond street; thence along Diamond street westerly to the west city boundary; westerly by the west city boundary f.om Diamond street to •be 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 itreet, from Diamond str.et to First stieet; Urst street, from Canal street to Mam streel; •asterly by Main street, from First street Io Seventh stieet, southerly hy Seventh street, from Main street to west city bound-try; west erly by tne west city boundary, from fceventh Itreet to Diamond street. Fourth ward-All that portion of the city bounded northerly by seventh streel. from west city boundary to .Main street; easterly by Main street, from Seventh street lo Washington ■treet; southerly by Washington street, from Main street lo west city boundary; westerly In west city boundary, from Washington street tb Mventh street. Filth ward-All that portion of the city bounded northerly by Washington streel, from tbe west city boundary to Main stieet; easterly by Main street, from Washington street 10 ■outheity boundary; southerly by Ihe south City boundary, from Main street lo tho south westerly corner of tiie city; westerly by thu wait city boundary, from the southwesterly corner of the city to Washington street. Bixth ward—All that porliou of the city bounded northerly by Ninth street, from Main itreet to the Los Augclei river; easterly by the Los Angeles river, from Ninth street to the sputh city boundary; southerly by the south city boundary, from the Los Angeles river to sain street: westerly by Main street, from the south city boundary to Ninth street. seventh ward -All that portion of the city bounded northerly by First street, from Main , street lo tho Los Angeles river; easterly by the j I.os Angeles river, from Pint street to Ninth street; southerly hy Ninth street, from the Los Angeles river to Main atieet; westerly by Main street, from Ninth street to First street. Kighlh ward—All that portion of the elty bounded westerly and northerly by Main street, from First street t > Marchessault street; I pper .Main street, from Marchessault street to Bad Fernando street; Sau Fernando street, from ('pper Main street to Downey avenue; Downey avenue, from sau Fernando street to the Los Angeles river; easterly i.y tho I-os Angeles river, fr.un DoWttey hvenue to First street; southerly by First street from the Los Angeles river to Main street. Ninth Ward-All that portion of the city bounded northerly I>y Macy street, frool the Los Angeies rlrtrtpfti junction with Miction ron<l; Mission road from Its Junction with iitcy street to its intersection with Mission street; Mission street, from Its Intcrsccilo i with Mission roll to the east city boundary; easterly hy tho east city boundary, from Mis sion street to tiio southeasterly corner of (ho city; southerly by tho south city boundary from tho southeasterly comer of Lite city to the Los Angoles river; westerly hy tho I.os An gf'.os river from the south city boundary to Macy street. Tho center of all streets and the center of the I.os Angeles river will in all cases be the dividing Una. And the Council herein provided shall havo power, by ordinance, to establish and change the boundaries aud numbers thereof when ever it may deem it expedient, but until changed by the council, the said wards shall remain as ftbo've described ami established. See. ft. All elective olficets, elected at the first general municipal election held after the Uking effect of this charter, shall hold their offices for the term of two years, commencing on the first Monday in April next succeeding their election, except as provided in tec. 100 of this charter. 6ec. ti. The mayor shall appoint the clerk of tho mayor. Tho mayor shall appoint the fol lowing officers, subject to continuation by a majority of the council, to wit: The city aud itor, lho superintendent of buildings, ihe members of the police, park and tire commis it OH*, the member- of the board of health, the building commissioners ana the directors oi tiie i.os Angeles publio library. Tiie council shall appoint the city engineer, the city clerk and the street superintendent. Bee 7. The city jcho 1 superintendent shall bo appointed by the board of education. I he chief of police thai! be appointed by iho board of polioe commissioners. The chief •ngineet of the Are department shall bo appointed by the board of tire commissioners. The health otlicer shall bo appointed by the board of health, and the librarian by the directors of the public library. Sec. 1). All appointed officers shall hold olllce until removed by the appointing power, which shall havo the power of removing in all oaaesi provided that where eoiiiirmaiion Is required the assent of tiie confirming tody shall be requisite for removal. The council shall have power to suspend any officer of the city pending trial, against whom criminal proceedings based on misdemeanor in office, or civil action for the recovery of money due to the city have been commenced, and the mayor shall appoint a substitute for such offlci- during suspension. In voting upon the appointment, confirma tion, suspension and removal of officers the members of tho council, or other body a\t pointing confirming, suspending or remov ing, shall vote by open ballot or call nf roll, and the ballot or vote of each member shall be spread upon the minutes. Sec 10. Two-thirds Of the members of tho council shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, t but no ordinance ahall be passed or other act done granting a franchise, making any contract, auditing auy bill, ordering any work to be done, or supplies to be furnisned, disposing of or leasing the city property, ordering any assessment for street Improvement, «.r building sewers or any other act to be done involving the payment of money, or the incurring of debt by the city, unless two*thirds of the members ol the whole council vote in favor thereof. All Otber 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 vauucil, as also the bonds of any contractors with tho city, except such as are otherwise provided for by the state law. The city clerk shall indorse upon such bonds the dato ot their approval, which indorsement shall bo signed by the pre idiug officer of tho council, antl tho i ity clerk. Sec, 18. No councilman or other city oflicer sha 1 be interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract in whieu tho city is a party, or mado by any officer of tho city on behalf of the city. Any violation of this section shall be a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof, besides the peualtv that may be imposed by a court of competent jurisdiction, tiio council shall declare the otlice vacant, and any perflon convicted of a violation of this section shall ho forever disqualified from holding any office under this chartei. Nor shall any officer of the city be a surety on any bond given to the city, or to any person for the benefit of tho city. Nor ahull any person who Is Interested In contracts with tiie city be a surety on any bond given to the city by auy oflicer, deputy or employee. Sec. Si, The council ahall have power, by ordinance, to regulate and provide for lighting of streets, laying down gas pipes and erection of lamp posts, electric towers and other ap paratus, and to regulate the sale and use uf gas, water and electric light, and fix the price of gas water and electric light, and the rent of gas, water and electric meters within the city, and regulate ttie inspection thereoi; and to regulate telephone service and the use of tele phones within tbe oity, and to tlx and deer mine tho chargo (pr telephones and telephone service and connections; a d to prohibit or regulate the eroction of poles for telegraph, telephone or electric wire in tho public grounds, streets or alleys, and the placing of wire thereon; and to require tho removal from the public grounds, streets or alleys oT any or all such poles, and the removal and placing under ground of any or all telegraph, tele phone or electric wires. It shall not make any contract for removing garbage, sweeping streets and lighting streets for a longer term than two years. And they shall advertise and receive proposala f.ir all such contracts uot less than six mouths be fore the expiration of any such existing con tract. It ahull not within ninety days next preeedl ing the date of holding n general munieipa eleolionnor within the tliirty days next im mediately following, including the day of holding such general municipal election, pass any ordinance, order or resolution granting to any person or personsor association of persons or corporation whatever, any privilege or franchise for the construction, extension or operation of any street railroad or extension of time for the construction or operation of auy street railroad, over or upon any or part of any sueol road or highway squares or park with in the city. Any franchise or privilege granted or attempted to be granted in violation of or contrary to the foregoing provisions thai! bo absolutely void and of no effect. In granting a franchise- for construction, ex tension or operation of any street uiilroad, they shall in addition to the icstrictions re quired by the laws of this state, require tho oars to be run so as to make at least fifteen min utes headway, (thatis tosaythey shall run cars at leaßt every fifteen ininntes, from 7 a.m. to 10 p. m. and as often ns thirty minutes headway tthat is to s y they shall run cars at least every thirty minutes) from ti a m to 7 a. m., and from 10 p. m. to 12 p. m. over the entire line from starting point lo the end thereof. And they shall also further provide that if at any time for the spaed of three months the aaid road or any part thereof shah bo unused as a street railroad aud the ears run at least as of ten as every fifteen raiiaites from 7 a, m to 10 p. in., the franchise ior the portion or por tions unused shall be tuereby forfeited and become the property of the city. Sec. 32. It shall, by-ordinance, provide for the naming of s reels and numbering of houses, and for jegulatlng and preventing the exhibi tion of banners, ilnga or placards a ross the street, or sidewalks, and for regulating or sup pressing publio criers, advertising, ringing of bells, and oihtjr noises. It shall, by ordinance, forbid the erection or display on any building or property oi the city, ot any banner, device or nag of any state or nation, except that oi the United States, the state of Caliiornia, or the city of Los Angeles. Jt may, by ordinance, authorize the expendi ture of money nou to exceed the sum of one thousand dolUrs, in any one fiscal year, for the proper celebration of tho 4th of July and other public demonstrations. Sec. 40. The council shall on the first Mon day of October in each year fix the rate of the city taxes, designating tho number of cents on each one hundred dollars for each fund, which rato shall then bo certified by the city clerk, lo the county auditor of Los Angoles counts, and the city taxes of said city shall then be col ect d by the county oUlcers at the same time and in the same manner that stale and county taxes aro collected, and turned over to the city treasurer who shall then disburse the same. Provided, that in case the city council shall at anytime by a vole of all its members, ordain that Ihecity taxes shall be assessed, levied, equalized and collected by the city officers, the ciiy council sha 1 have power to appoint a city assessor and a city tax collector, fix their sal aries, aud provide for a system of assessing, levying and collecting city taxes and equaliz ing assessments. All sessions of the council and of any boards of coinnrlsslons appointed under tho provisions of t his charter or that may hereafter bo ap pointed nhall be open to the public. The council shall have full power to pass ordinances upon auy other subject of municipal control or to oarry Into effect an/other powers of the municipality. Sec. 41 The mayor is the executive officer of the corporation, and must exercise ft careful supervision over all Its affairs. It shall bo the duty of tho mayor, annually, at the first meeting of the council under thli charter, and on the first meeting in January o each year thereafter, tf 'unmunicate by~Tiies sage to the council a g'.n.eral statement of the condition and affairs of tho corporation, an(l lo recommend the adopt.on of such measurei as he may deem expedient and proper; and U make such special commuuie ition to the coun cil from time to time as he shall deem expedi out It shall lm his further duty to be vigilant ana actlv in the enforcement of the ordinances ol the city; to exercise a constant supervision over the acts ami conduct of all its officers and employees; to receive and examine into all oomplalntl made aga.nst them for violation ot neglect of duty. ad Investigate all bondHof city officials semi annual h nnd oerttfy as to their solvency to the council or proper ' oard. Audhesiiall perform such other duties and have such other powers as are elsewhere in this cha ter or by ordinance, imposed upon or gtauted to Mm. , Hoc. 43. l ho city auditor shall act as the gen | oral accountant 'and liseal agent of the city, atla shall exercise a general superintendence over all the officers of the cily charged in any j manner with tho receipt, collection or dis- I bursement of the olty revenues, I He shall keep a complete set of books, in I Which ho shall set for.h in a plain and busi [ ness-like manner every money transaction of the city, so ns to show at all timea tho state of each fund, from what source the money was derived, nnd for what purpose any money was expended, and also all collections made and paid Into the treasury by each officer or any other person llophall, on application of any person in debted to tho city holding money payable in ;to tne city treasury, or desiring to pay money therein, certify to the City Treasurer the amount thereof to what fund applicable, and by whom to be paid. He shall, upon the deposit of the receipt of the City Treasurer for money paid Into the city treasury!charge the C.ty treasurer with the aimmnt received by him, and givo the person paying the same a receipt therefor. It shall be his duty to among the several funds all public money at any time in tho city treasury, not hy law or ordinance Specifically apportioned and appropriated, and forthwith notity the Cily 1 reasurer of such apportionment or appropriation. Ho Rhall countersign and deliver to the proper officer all licenses* AH moneys due or that may become due to Or collectable by tv: city or any officer, em ployee or department thereof, must be paid direct to th« eitv irpn>nr<»r t the order of the auditor directing" the city tressurer to receive the same, and specifying the fund to which it shalj bo charged, having iirst been obtained. Provided that nothing iv this section con tained shall be CO tit trued as in any manner in terfering with or affecting the payment of taxes to the city tax collector, or moneys paid on account of street assessments to tiie city officer pe;forming the duties uf superintendent of st reels. Tho auditor shall prescribe a system of books and records to be kept by each department of the city government, and a form of monthly reports to be made from each department to the city audito , showing all business transac tions of the department, all receipts ana dis position of material ami supplies, tools, etc., to the end, that tho auditor may havo a com plete and accurate knowledge of all the busi ness t ran sac tion s of the ci ty ami of the several departments, and be enabled to keep full and accurate records of the same, and report monthly thereon to the council. This system of books and reccrda of report? shell be submitted to tho council, and on ap proval by a majority of the council Bhall at once be put in force by tne several officers and deoartinents. And tne said system of books, records and reports shaU not he changed ex cept alter the proposed changes have been submitted hy the auditor to, and have been approved by the council. No warrants for snlary, in favor of any city official or employee, shall 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 -v made. He shall keep in his office, in a place accessi ble and open at all times during office hours to the public, a book containing an alphabeti cal list of the names of all p-rsont who are bondsmen for officers of the city, giving the names of the officers for whom they are bonds men aud 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 treasury and the amount drawn from each fund the preceding week. Heshallmake and present a report to the council at Ul meeting in the second week of December of tach year showing all financial business transactions of the city for the pre ceding year ending the 30th day of November last. He shall audit and approve ail demands ogainst the city before payment, and keep a r cord of the same as hereinafter provided In Article XXL 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 the city for the current fiscal year, in which he shall set forth estimates of (1) the revenue from other sources than taxation; (2j the itemized expenditures; (3> the Itemized amounts necessary to be raised by taxatlonfor each fund. He shall perform such 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 the duty of the city treas urer to receive and keen all moneys that shall come to the city by taxation or otherwise, and to pay the same out on demands legally audited in the manner herein after provUed; upon warrants issued by the auditor, and without such auditing and upon such war rants, he shall disburse no publio moneys whatever, except the principal and Interest of the municipal bonded indebtedness when payable. He shall receive no money Into the olty treasury unless accompanied by the certificate of the city auditor provided for in section 43 hereof. He shall issue receipts In duplicate to all persons paying money into the treasury. One of which receipts shall be forthwith deposited with the city auditor. 11c shall mako 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 therefor, and what account and from whom received and to what fund applied. He shall, on or before tho 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 council. The mayor, city attorney, city auditor, the finance committee of the city council, or any special committee appointed by the 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 tho mayor, auditor or finance committee shall also have the right to inspect and Count all public moneys under tho 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 city money, tho 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 shall report, at the close of each busi ness day, to the city auditor, all receipts and pay ments of money madj during the day, giv ing tho number of the receipt issued or claim paid, the name of the party paying or who was paid, and the name of the fund charged or credited with such receipt or payment, aa 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 shall; 1. Make or cause to be made all Burveyt, In spections and estimates required by the council. % He shall have the exclusive oontrol and supervision of all publio workt of whatever nature, done by the city. 3. He snail have the final decision, (unless otherwise provided by ordinance) at to the proper location of telegraph, telephone, elec tric Light aud other poles, as well as the proper a'lgnment and doplli below the surface of tel ephone, telegraph and electric wires, gat or water pipes or private drains or any other pri vate construction above and below ground in which a decision rests with the city. All such work is to be performed to his eutire satisfac tion. 4. 'He shall appoint all assistants In field and office which be may from time to time con sider necessaty to the proper and efficient working of his department. 5. He shall have power to suspend, dismiss and reinstate any and all of the officers or em ployees of his department. He shall, with the approval of the olty council, establish the salaries or wages to be paid such officers or employet-s. U. He-hall appoint all Inspectors and fore men aud employ all laborers necessary in his opinion to carry out effectually any work under his control, All such inspectors and foremen and laborers shall be paid such wages as may be deteimined 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 teem to require. 7. He shall cause a weekly return to be made to him of all workmen employed and material used during the week, aud of the amount, de io<lption and cost of the work done, and he shall oxamine and certify all bil's against the city for material and labor aud contract work under his control. 8. Ho shall be the custodian of, and respon sible for, all maps, plats, profiles, field notes, plans of structure and other records and mem oranda belonging to the city pertaining to his office end the work thereof; all ot which he shall keep in proper order and condition, with full Index theraif; and ahall turn over the same to his successor. All maps, plans, pro filet, fUW Antes, and other memo LOS ANGEEES TTEHATJTT. randa of all work done by the city engineer, o under his direction and control, during hi term of Office, shall be the property of the el ty Boa 40. It shall he the duty of tha city atlor ncy to prosecute in behalfth'o people all crltn lnal cases arising upon violations of tho pro visions of this charter and city ordinances, ant to attend to all suits, matters and things li which thocitymay be legally interested; pro vided, the council shall have control of all lit igation of the city and may employ other attor neys to take charge of any such litigation, o to assist tho city attorney therein. lie shall give his advice or opinion in writ ing whenever required by the mayor or conn cil. and shall do and perform all such thing: touching his office as by the council may he re quired of him. He shall approve, by Indorsement In writing the form and validity of all oflieial or othe bonds required by tills charter, or by ordinance of the council, beioro the same are submittec to the council or mayor for final approval. lie shall apsrovo In writing the drafts of al: contracts before the same are entered into on behalf of the city. lloth ho aud his deputies shall devote theit entire time to tho duties of tlieir office, and iI shall be unlawful for them to accept any fees, payment, emolument or thing of value other than that received from the city for the per formance of any legal practice. Bee. 50. The mayor shall appoint three citi zens, two of whom shall be architects in good standing and who shall have practiced their profession not less than three years In this city, all of whom shall serve without compensation, to constitute the bdard of bui ding commission ers of the city, Tho budding commissioner! shall meet at least once a month. The building department shall consist of a building superintendent and an assistant su perintendent (and the latter must be aplumbei of approved character and experience), bo h ol whom shall be appointed by said building commission; and of as many other officers and employees as the council may by ordinance from time lo time determine to be necessary. The salaries of all officers and employees ol the building department (excopt that'of the superintendent of buildings) shall Do fixed by ordinance 'The board of building commission ers shall prescribe the rules and regulations for the government of the department, and fix and enforce the penalties for their violation. The board ol building commissioners shall have such other powers and perform such other du ties as may be granted or Imposed by ordi nance. The superintendent of buildings shall be an architect, builder, or master mechanic of ap proved char&ctei and experience, ne shah superintend the erection of all buildings erected hy or for the city. He shall have charge of the enforcement of all ordinances pertaining to party walls and to the erection, construction, alteration, repair or removal of buildings, and the nature and arrangement of heHttng, plumbing and ventilating appli ances. Sec. 51. The water overseer shall have the general charge, care and supervision of all waters and water works belonging to the city, and the distribution of Baid waters, so fares the same shall be entrusted to himbyordi nence. and shall perform such other and fur ther duties as may be prescribed by ordi nance. He shall dovote his entire time to the duties of the office. All the waters and water works of the city, both for irrigation purposes as well as for do mestic and manufacturing purpo.es, shall be under tho control of a water commission of three (8) citizens to be appointed by the mayor by and with the approval of the Common Council, not more lhan two of whom shall be long to the same political party, and all pow ers vested in the water overseer, as to tho man agement, sale and distribution of such water and general charge thereof shall be vested in aaid water commission. Baid 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 the city and of the dl tributlon and sale or rental oi water and of the collection of rates for the same. Said water commission shell annually flx the rates to be charged for water, which rate shall not be enforced until its approval by the council. Sec. 52. The street superintendent shall have the general care of, and frequently inspect the streets of, the city. He shall receive and mv v stigate all complaints as to their condition, and shall have charge of the enforcement of all ordinances pertaining to street obstruc tions. He shall frequently Inspect all public worYs pertaining to street Improvements while the same are in course of construction, inspect 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 suon works; and shall have the power, pending in vestigation, to stop 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 local improvements, and also upon such other works or improvement! and repairs—whether petitioned for or not—as he may from time to time consider desirable in order to Improve the appearance of tho city and to promote the health safety and convenience of the inhabl tants thereof. He shall make a report to the city council aa soon alter the close of the official year aa pos sible stating (a) The various works of construction car ried out or in progress under hia supervision during the past year, together with tho amount expended upon each such work. (b) The cost in detail of the maintenance and repair of the city works and struc tures under his control, and of the atreeta, sewera and water works. to) The cost of office expenses and th* man agement of his department. d) The Improvements and repair* whioh, In his opinion, shonld he undertaken by th* 3ity during the next succeeding year. te) Buch other matters connected with hia 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 fea or professional re ward from any Individual or corporation other than the city during his term of office ulless ordered or permitted to the contrary by th* council. Bee. 57. The health officer ahall hare power* md perform such duties as are herein or may 37 ordinance be granted toor be imposed upon lira. Both he and his deputies shall devote their entire time to the duties of their office. Bee. 58. It shall be the duty of the mayor, :lty attorney, city treasurer, ohief of police, liiy auditor, health officer, water overseer, city jlerk, city engineer, superintendent of butld .ngs, chief engineer of the fire department, 3ity school superintendent, board of directors if the Los Angeles public library, board of park :ommlssioners and the board of water com ni-sloners, each to present to the council at ts meeting in the second week in December of iach year, a report for the preceding year en*, ne 30th of November last, which shall show is follows: (1) The city attorney shall, In his report, present an abstract of ail actions and proceed ngs in tho supreme and superior courts.where he city is an interested party: and shall show what cases have been disposed of during the rear, and in what manner, and the condition jf those remaining on the calendar. (2) The city treasurer shall show, in his re port, specifically, the amount of all indebted less of the city; of money received by him luring the year, the dato of receipt thereof md from whom; the amount paid out, when, md to whom; and the date and number of the iemands on which the respective amounts are paid, (3) The titty auditor shall make a proper itatement of the transactions of his office, at provided in section 43. (4) The chief of police shall report the num. per of arrests made by him, the offenses ■barged and how disposed of, the number and names of the policemen employed, when ap pointed and when discharged, and all money md other property received from prisoners md the disposition ot the same. 5. The health officer shall show the oondi tion of the health of thee ty during the year, md the number of cases of diseases which he has treated; and other matters of interest per taining to his office. 6. The water overseer shall, in hia report, thow the amount of water rates or charges •olloeti'd by him; and shall make a detailed itatement of the condition of the water systems >t the city, so far as the same ar* entrusted to pis charge. 7. The report of the city clerk shall show ;he number of license! issued, and for what imount. 8. The report of the city engineer shall show he character, cost and condition of all publio ivorka and improvements in course of con duction during the year. 9. The report of the superintendent of build ngs shall show the oost of erection, alteration md repair of all buildings during the year; md shall show also the general result of hia in ipection of buildings during the year. He shall eport also the number of building permits ie iued by him 10. The street superintendent shall report ipoa the condition of the streets of the city md the improvements of the same during the rear; and shall show what action waa taken jy him in the enforcement of ordinances per taining to street obstructions and in regard to ieviationt from contract in th* construction >f public works. 11. Tbe report of the chief engineer of the Ire department shall show the condition of .be fire department a d its apparatus, giving i detailed statement t hereof; alio the work of thtfjtepartnient during the year. li; The report ot the city aohool superin tendent shall show the number and condition jf tha public schools, the number of teachers md t.l»eir salaries and tho number of pupila in ittendance. 13. The report of tho board of directors of the Los Augelea public library shall show the tondition ol their trust for the year ending the 10th day of November of that year; the vari ous sums of money received from the library fund and from other sources; for what pur pose such money has been expended, and the imount so expended and the balance on '.-nd; the ;«ia.u»ui si books and aariodicali o»»™Ndi th* number added by purchase, gift or other wise during the year; the number lost or missing; the number ot visitors attending the number of books loaned out, and tne gen eral eharaeter and kind of such books, wtth such information and suggestions as it may deem of general interest. 14. The report of Iho park commissioners shall show the condition of the parks, with tho kind, cost and the expense ol the improve ments, including the entire cost and expense of the department for tho year ending Novem ber ;iOth last preceding. Sec. ul. The following named officers of said city shall respectively execute to said munici pal corporation bonds In tho following sums respectively, conditioned for the faithful dis charge by litem of the duties of their respective offices, to wit: The bond of the olty auditor ts fixed at is 10 000. The bond of th* city treasurer Is fixed at $160,000. The bond of the city engineer Is fixed at 9 lp, 000. The bond of the city attorney la fixed at 53, --000. The bond of the watar overseer la fixed at $'2,000. Ihe bond of th* street superintendent la fixed at $10,000. The bond of the ehlef of police ft fixed at 85,000. The bond of tbe health officer la fixed at 82,000. The bond of the city clerk la fixed at 83,000. Bee. 65. The officers of ihe city shall receive In full compensation for all services of every kind whatever rendered by them, the follow ing salaries, payable In monthly Installments, at the end of each calendar montb: The mayor shall receive $.1000 per annnm. Esch councilman shall recelv* $1200 per annum. The city olerk ahall recelv* $2400 per an num. The city auditor ahall recelv* $2400 per annum. The city treasurer iball receive $2400 per annum. The city engineer shall recelv* $3000 per annum. The city attorney shall receive $3000 per annum. The auperlntendent of bulldlnga ahall re ceive $1800 per annum. The chief of police shall receive $3000 per annum. The health officer shall receive $2000 per annum. Lite street superintendent shall receive $2000 pet annum. Bee 69. The government of the school de partment of the city shall be vested In a board of education, to consist of spven persons to be elected as herein provided, to he called mem bers of the hoard ol education, who shall serve without salary. Bee. 70. The board of education shall elect ono of its number president, and shall hold regular meeting at least oncoln each month, and special meetings at such times as shall be determined by a rule of aaid board. A majority of all the members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, hut a smaller number may adjourn from time to time. The board may determine the rules of its proceed ings. Its sessions shall be public, and its re cords shall he open to public inspection. Bee. 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 nigh schools, to change, consolidate and discontinue the same, and to establish school districts, and to fix and alter the boundaries thereof. 2. To appoint or employ and dismiss the city school superintendent,-a deputy superintend ent, a clerk and such teachers, janitors, school census marshals, mechanics, laborers and other emp oyees as may be necessary to carry into effect the powers antl duties of the board"; to rix, alter and allow tlieir stlaries or wages, and to withhold for good and sufnrtient cause, tne whole or any part of the salary or wages of any person or persons employed as aforesaid. 3. To make, establish and enforce all neces sary and proper rules and regulations for the government of public schools, the teachers thereof, pupils therein, and for carrying Into eftect tho laws relating to education; also to establish and regulate the grade of schools, and determine what text-books, course of study and 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. 6. 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, fnr the use and benefit of tho public schools of the city; and to sell or exchange and toleaseany of Btich p.-ope.ty; provided that the proceeds of any such sale or exchange shall be exclu sively applied to the purchase of other lots, or the erection of school houses. 7. To grade, fence and improve all echool lots, and in front thereof to grade, sewer or pave and repair the streets, and to construct and repair sidewalks. 8. To sue for any and all property belonging to or claimetl by the said board of education, and to prosecute and defend all actions at law or In equity necessary to recover and main tain the full enjoyment and possession of said property, and to require the services of the city attorney, free of charge, In all such cases. 9. To determine annually the amount of money required for the support of the publio schools and for carrying into 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 writing to tbe oity council a careful estimate of the whole amount ot money to be received from the atate and county and the amount required from the city for the above purposes, and the city council shall, in each year, fix tho percentage of taxes to be levied and colleo.ed for achool 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 rod, and tnat when collected it •hall be paid Into the school fund. 10. To establish rcgulatlona for the Just and equitable disbursement of all moneys belong ing to the school fund. 11. To examine and approve, In whole orln part, in the manner provided in Section 212, every demand payable out of the achool fund, or to reject any such demand for good oause. 12. To discharge all legal incumbrances now existing or which may hereafter exist upon any sobool property. 13. To prohibit any ohild under six yeara of age from attending the public schools. 14. In its discretion to establish kindergar ten schools for the Instruction of ohildren be tween the ages of five and 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 ot any school, educational purpose, or school property. 16. And generally to do and perform such 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 ol the public schools in said city. 17. No member of the board of education ahall, during the term for which he shall have been elected, be eligible to any office to be filled or confirmed by tbe board of education, nor shall auy member of the board of educa tion be selected to fill any vacancy that may occur In any office when such vacancy is to b* tilled or confirmed by the board of education. Sec. 72. All oontracts 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 the official newspaper of the city. It shall be the duty of the board to furnish all necessary supplies for the publio 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 publio 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 biddor after like pub lic advertisement; provided, that the board of education may reject any and all bids under this section. Provided, that the board ol education may by requisition authorize any appointee, com mittee or agent of said board to bind the said board for the payment of any snra 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. Tho said school fund ahall be used and applied by said board of education for tno following purposes, to wit: 1. For the payment of the salaries or wages of the superintendent, deputy superintendent, clerk, teachers, janitors, school census mar shals, and other persons who may be employed by said board. 2. For tbe 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 said board. 4. For the discharge of all legal Incum brances on any achool 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 books, and necessary achool appliances, together with booka for in digent children. 7. For supplying books, printing and sta tionery for the use of tbe superintendent and board ot education, and for the incidental ex penses of tbe department. 8. For grading and improving all school lots, and for gradlug, Bewaring, planking,or paving and repairing streets, ana constructing ana repairing sidewalks in front thereof. Sec. 83. The mayor shall appoint a board of five directors for aaid library, who shall serve without compensation and be known as the board of directors of tb* Loa Angelea public library, and who shall be chosen from the citizens at large, male or female, without re gard to their political opinions, but with nler enco to their fitness lor said office, and no member of the city council shall be a member of the board. Bee. 80. Buch board, by a majority of all the members, to he recorded in tho minutes with the ayes and noes at length, Bhall 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 ot such library, reading room and property; to deter mine the number of officers and assistants to bo appointed for such library ami reading room, and to determine and define tlieir du ties: to appoint a librarian antl necessary as sistants, and such other employees as may be necessary, and. for good cause, to remove them; except the payment of the salaries of the city librarian and assistants and other employees, which salaries shall lie fixed by the city coun cil by ordinance: ami order the drawing and payment of all moneys out of said fund for such expenditure or liabilities as are herein authorized, subject to the geneial provisions for the payment n( demands on tho city treas urer contained in article 21; and to have tho 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 bo necessary re carry out the spirit aud intentof this chsrtor in establishing v publio library and reading room: provided that all moneys received for such library shall be deposited in the treasury of the city to the crodit of the library fund, and shall be kept separate aud apart from other moneys of tho city. and shall be drawn from laid fund upon demands authenticated by the signatures of the president and clerk of the hoard, ond 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 ami personal, thereto beloiiKmir, shall be turned over to the charge, custod .• 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 havo power and autho-lty to cre ate a museum In connection Willi 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. Bee. 05. Tne polico commissioners shall pre scribe the rules and regulations for the gov ernment of the police force tlx and enforce the penalties for their violation, provided that removals shall be for cause only. tec. 111. The board of fire commissioners shall prescribe the rules and regulations for ihe government ol the department and rix antl eniorce the penalties for thc.r violation, and removals shall bo made only ior cause. Bee. 120. 'There is hereby established In and for tiie oity a department to be known as tho board of health, to consist of flvo members, namely: The mayor, who snail be ex-offlcto member and president of the board, and four citizens, to be appointed without regard to their political opinion, by the mayor. 'Three otsuid citizens shall be physicians In good standing and graduates of some reputable medical college. Bee. 124. The hoard shall appoint and may remove at pleasure a health otlicer, who snail also act as city physician, and whose dutie.i as such shall bo delined by ordinance. He shall he a graduate of a reputable mod ical col lege, and shall have practiced medicine at least three years, and be a citizen and resident for two years in the city and havo his license to practice medicine recorded with the county clerk of Los Angeles county, in accordance with the laws of the state of California regu lating the practice of medicine. He must re side within tho city limits, and devote his en tire lime to the duties of his office. The board shall also, when authorized by ordinance, have the power to appoint an assistant health oflicerand such other oriieers 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, ami to supply the city and its inhabitants with water, and to dis tribute such water either in zanjas, pipes or otherwise Into, upon aud over the lands within the limits of said city, or elsewhere; all water mains by whomsoever hereafter laid In said city shall bo of such material and of such ca pacity as shall be prescribed by ordinance: provided, that no inch main shall hereafter be laid in said city of less dimensions than four inches in diameter. Bee. 105. General municipal elections shall bo held in said city on the first Tuesday after tho iirst Monday in March, 1806, and on the first Tuesday after the tirst Monday in March every two years thereafter, at which shall be elected a mayor, a city attorney, a city treas urer. At Bald election to be held in March, 1896, there shall also lie elected Koye-n members of the hoard of education from the city at large and by the electors of each ward ol tho city one member ot the city council at each suc ceding election the members of the board of education and the members of the city council shall ba elected as in the noxt section hereof provided. Sec. 100. The officers elected at a general municipal election shall, after they havo qual- Ilied as provided in this charter, enter upon the discharge ot the duties of the offices to which they have been elected on the tirst Mon day in April succeeding their eleet'on; and the members of the council elected from the even-numbered wards in said city bhall, after the first election, servo ior the ferm of two years, and those elected from the odd-num bered wards In said city shall serve for a term of four years and thereafter the term of office of each of the councilmen of Bald 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 ithree of said membets to serve for two years and four of said members for four years), and thereafter the term of all members of the Doard ot educa tion Bhall 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 ot an election to fill a vacancy at a special election, in which case they sliull, after qualifying as herein pro vided, enter at once ou the discharge of the duties of the office and shall servo lor 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 tn any of the said offices, or for other purposes not especially providod for. lv the event ot any such va cancy, such election shall be ordered and held without delay; provided that tho council shall in all such cases, except in the event of a vacancy in the council, havo power to nil such vacancy until an election can bo held. Sec 108, The 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, tho law, this charter, or by ordinance; provided that in case such question is required by said constitution, law, charter or ordinance to he submitted at a special or other particular kind of election, it Bhall be so submitted, and not otherwise. The council may at auy special or general election submit to tho vote of the 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 submit tod then it shall he null and void; but in case a majority of all the votes shall bo cast for such an act it shall be come a law at such time as the council shall designate. Bee. 203. No person shall be eligible to any municipal oflice under this charter who, at the time of his election or appointment Is not a qualified elector of this city under the laws ot the state; and to bo 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 pro vious to said election, and in case any member of tho council shall remove from the ward which he represents his office Bhall immedi ately become vacant, and tho office shall be filled as directed in thiseharter; provided that lv oase a redisricting or redivision of the city into wards be made, whereby the linos or boundaries of any wards are changed, tho last provision iv regard to residence shall not ap ply to any person eleoted aa a member of the oouncil before such change. Bee. 200. 'l ho officers of said city, including the city assessor and city tax and license col lector, in office at tbe time of the taking effect of these amendments shall 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, and qualification of tho first officers to be elected or appointed In theirstead under the provis one of these amendments; the assessor and tax aud license collector to serve until the time when the officers elected at such election go into office, with the powers and duties vested in and imposed upon them by the charter under which they wero elected, together with these amendments, and all ordi nances of the city; upou tho taking effect ot these amendments the mayor shall appoint tbo board of building commissioners and tho board of water commissioners provided for herein. All other boards which have been ap pointed and are serving at tho time oi tko taking effect of these amendments shall, unless sooner removed by the appointing power, con tinue in office until their successors are ap pointed by the officers to be elected at the first general municipal election to be held after tho taking effect of these amendments. In oase tho city council shall decide to havo the city taxea assessed and collocted 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 otlice at the time of the taxing effect of these amendments. Sec. 207. The city ol Loi Angeles shall not be and is not bound by any contract, or in any way liable thereon, unless the same v RS » writing by ord.r of th, eeunelL the draft thereof approved by the coonoll and the sameoraered to be, and be, signed by the mayor, or some other person authorized there to in behalf of the city; provided that the city attorney ahall lndoise the aame aa to form and validity. Jtut tho council, by an ordi nance, may authorize any offloer, committee or agent of the city to bind the city without a contract tn writing for the payment of any dolhr' moa ° 7 uot eic eeding three hundred Beo.'ioO. Bald demandi, except demands payable out ot tho achool fund, Shall be pre sented to the council In duplicate on forma J^n', 10 b9 . Proved by the city clerk, a id shall be referred to Its committee on finance. The said committee ahall, by In dorsement thereon, approve or reject the same. In whole or In part. The council shall then consider tne said demands and the action ol said committee thereon, and shall, il the same be just and legal, approve the same: or may. 11 It ao_determine, approve In part or relent tb* whole- lho action of the council ahall b» In dorsed ther.-on, with the date of such action anil certified by the signatures of the presidein andcity clerk; provided that it shall require the votes of two thirds of the members of th* whole council, under a call of the ayes and noes, and the voto spiead upon the minutes to approve any such demand in whole o in part. Bee. 213. All demands payable out of th* ll t.»ry fund must, before they can be approved by the city auditor, or paid, be previously ap proved by tho board of directors of the Loa An geles public library, by a vote of three mem bers thereof taken with tha ayes and noes and spread ou the minutes, and the action of aaid board indorsed on said demand and signed by the presiding oflicer and the clerk thereof. After the approval of said demands they shall be de livered to theconnc.il and shall be referred to its finance committee and thereafter ahall take the same course and be acted upon in the sam* manner as provided for in sections 209, 210 and 211 hereof. sec. 214. Any demand returned to tb* elty Olerk, with tho objections of either the mayor or city auditor, shall again be considered by the council, and if it shall again be approved by the council by the same vote, and taken, recorded and endorsed In the same manner as required in section 209 hereof, the said objoo tlon shall be thereby overruled. Any demand returned to tho board of education with th* objection of the city auditor, shall again b* considered by such board, and If such demand be again approved, as required in the first in stance sucb objection oi the city auditor shall bu thereby overruled. Any demand, the ob ins to which of the mayor have been overruled, shall bo delivered to the city auditor, who shall have tho same power anal perform the same duties In reference thereto as If the same had been approved by th* mayor; and any demand, the objection to which of the city auditor has been overruled by the i ounOil or boar d of education, as the caae may by, shall he delivered to the city auditor, who shall number and made a record of such demand, as in the case of demands approved by him. Sec. 221. All publio moneys oollected by any oflicer or employee of the city shall be paid into the city treasury, without anydedua tion on account of any claim for fees, commis sions or any other cause or pretense; and th* compensation oi any officer, employe* or othor person so collecting money, shall be paid by warrants on the treasury duly issued by th* city auditor. That tho following sections of said cbaoter be repealed, to wit: Sections N'os. 45,4(1. 79,80, 97, 98, 99,100, 101,102, 103, 104, 105,108, 143,144,145,140 147, Its, 14!), 130, 131, 152, 153, 134,135 156, 157, 15*, 159, 100, 161, 162,163, 16t, 166,166, 167. Kit, IB!), 170, 171,172,173,175 L 17.1, 170,177, 178,170,180,181, 182, 183, 184. 185, 186, 187, 188, IBit. That a new section be added to said charter and numbered '229, which aection shall boas follows: Bee. 229. This charter as amended shall take effect from and after its approval by tb* legislature. The foregoing proposed amendments to th* charter of the city of Los Angeles was adopted by the council of said city at its meeting *f November 10, 1804, and tb* cl*rk was ordered to publish tho same In the manner provided by law. C. A. LUCKKNBACH, City Clerk. DM. WON 3 HIM, who flu tmUHI ■ •Ct rl ne in Lo* Annie* for IS years, »ttd who** omee le at 689 Upper Mala Mr**!, will treat by madlolre all diseases at waaaen, M and children. Iho doctor alalia* Umt ha ha* remedies that are superior ta all oThera a* a apeeinofor troubles ol woman aad rneau A trial aloa* will ooartno* th* alsk that Dr. Won* Rise's remedial are mote eeSsaalao* then emn be prescribed. Ur. Wont Rim l< * oUa*at ahyslelan at promlnano* and a leatlaaaanot raponslbUltT. His reputation a* mar* tha* well established, and ail perusM neadlag hat services oan rely on hi* skill and •atltty. A ours la f uarantsed In every oaa* in whioh a ray oorerr la possible. Herb medietas* Car aalav DR. WONG HIM HERB DOCTOR 619 Upper liatn Street, Log Aireles, Los Akoilbs, Car., Job* 17,1889. To t*« Wjblio! 1 hay* bean mtmrlag with piles and aldaey trouble ior onr lira yeara, and hare tried several remedies, ant all tailed to relieve me. A short time since I Mad Pr. VaafHlaßa 839 Upper Main atreet, asm laat bow wall and strong, and ooaalder him a Stat* alaal doctor. Toura truly, W. H. KILLTBB, CB9 8. Hill St, Lo* Asgtl**, o*l TjOS A mo hi as, Jun* 8, IBM. Te ttsk Public. For oyer tire years 1 ha** seen troubled with nervous sick headaeha and li ver complaint. I didn't seem to find Bat* help from the many doctors and medicine* that) triad until I tried Dr. Wong Him, 639 Uppa Ualß slices. lam now well. Yours truly, M IS i M. 0. BBOOJL. 4.8 Hlnton aye.. Loa Aagela*. 3ak TO THE PUBLIC. Los A.h'.eles, Cal., Ju.y 21,1884, PR. WONG HIM, UM Upper slain st Dear Sir—l lake pleasure in adding my testi mony to tho many you already have reooiv*d. I will say that slier inkmir your treatment tar catarrh of tho head and throat, that 1 am now well, and ask you to refer to me any person that may feel skeptical and I will satisfy then as to tho efficacy of your treatment. Yours truly, P. K. KINO, Attorney and Notary Public, Garvauza. Cal. 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