Danbury Evening News - April 27, 1889 - The Duties of the City government

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Three column article outlining the duties of elected officers of the City of Danbury. The powers of the Mayor, Common Council, City Clerk, and City Treasurer are outlined in detail as well as the duties of appointed officers. Salaries of officers are also given.

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1889-04-27

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, SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1889.
illING ROBBERY.

OUR CITY ( JOVERNMRNT.

ii and A ttempting to Hell It. Tho D uties of the M ayor, Common
And Other Olllclals.
nan p erhaps t wenty-six
l i n i n g t o h ail f rom C anada,
hi« b rother l ives, i n D anto G eorgetown several
nd hired o ut by d ayw' w ork
rgln. H o was k nown t o
I h eavily, a nd l it* w an c onit h eart.
ruing he called on U vory> u l o n a nd e ngaged a h orse
y " for t he d ay." H outou
lug w rong i n his a ctions
ivc t he t u r n o u t . H e < lrove
nory's store and h itched,
•itore l ie f ound t ho c lerks
onple o f l ittle i rirls w ailing.
eel o f t hem t h e i r b usiness,
' h o m ' t o g o h ome. O ne of
>rothors, w ho had b een u p
orders, s hortly c a t u r l u l u
i a nd f ound s everal p aekuy s trewn o n the f loor,
"The l i t t l e g irls said t h a t
it." l ?oiii£ c o n f r o n t e d b y
lie f inally a cknowledged
t a nd p aid t h e d aiimso.
it h e w as d r u n k a nd let
oft t lie store.
i
ne a nd t he y o u n g m a n h ad
•ii u p w i t h t he t urnout,
on ton b egan to grow 1111ally set o ff i n s earch o f
unrriage.
10 goon f ound t hat t he f el11 to N orwalk, p olling p ills
:> h<>ii!»o o n t he w ay. A t
k h o a ttempted t o p ell t he
aruvss m aker, b ut, f ailed,
ho horse up at (Irwgory**
he h arness a nd b lanket* t <
i<t<8 d ealer a nd ofl'ercd t hem
e o-xtrciuoly low sum of
as ipceptecf,

On M onday, M ay t tth, o ne w eek f rom
the d ny o f t h(>lr e lection, t he o fficers o f
the city o f D anbury o uter u pon t heir
respective* d uties. T ho m ayor, c lerk,
treasurer, H horilT a nd a uditor, u nlike
the o fficials o f tho b orough, hold o ffice
for t wo years. T he a n i m a l m eeting o f
the c ity w ill b e a djourned u n t i l t he f ollowing d ay for the t ransaction o f o ther
business.
T h e c o m m o n c o u n c i l w i l l f i l l t h e p osition o f I lio p resent b orough b oard, b ut
in a n o n l i r e l y d ifferent, m a n n e r . Perhaps t he best w ay t o d e f i n e t hi'' b ody i s
t o n ay t h a t i t is a l egislature o n ; i
s m a l l s cale.
T I I K C O M M O N r orvrn.. ]
The b oard o f a lilermen, < 'omposeil of
all ( he a l d e r m e n o f the c i t y , a nd t h e
board o f c o i i i i c i l m c n , e om|>osedof n i l
t h e c oniieilmen f o r m t h e c ommon
council, n iid e ach m eets s eparately.
The m ayor presides a t t h t > m e e t i n g s o f
each, b ut has n v o t e o nly i n c ase o f - :i
t i e. The c i t y c lerk a cts a s c lerk o f e ach.
Kach board i n i i st e lect a t t h e f irst m eeting o f'oaoh n ew e imncil a p resident o f
the c ouncil f rom a moiiK t h e i r n u m b e r ,
to provide o ver t heir m eetings i n t h e
absence o f the m ayor d u r i n g t he y ear.
The hoard o f c ommon o ounoilnien m ay
be s pecially c onvened a t a ny t i m e b y
the m ayor, a nd r egular m eetings o f
each b ody m ust b o h eld i ll s uch t ime a s
may bo f ixed b y the o rdinances o f the
city, e xcept, t h a t t he r egular n uttings
of e ach o f said b odies m ust n ot b o h eld
traced t he horse t o the w i t h i n t w e n t y - f o u r h ours o f each o ther.
mid that the mac had f all- Iu each body a m ajority o f all the m emmipanioti a t N orwalk. b ut bers t hereof s hall c o n s t i t u t e a q uorum
jf the thief could not b for t he transaction o f business. A ny
also f ound t he h arness member o f e ither body w ho s hall while
and recovered ( hem on holding o fHoo, d irectly o r I ndirect l y,take
ruees milker*;}. He p laeod or b argain f or a nv f ee on p ecuniary
tho h ands of t ho INor- consideration t o i n t i u e n c o h is o fficial
ies who a r«> n ow on t in vote o r a ction u pon a ny r esolution
whatever, o r o rdinance p onding i u s aid
iiring horse t hief.
5 home H outou f ound that common c ouncil, or e ither body t hereof,
'had boon t ampered w ith shall p ay to the c i t y a l ine e qual i n
II hills had l>eeu t aken, the amount to the fee on p ecuniary consid> money. Several d ozen eration s o d irectly t aken o r b argained
for, b e e xpelled f rom t he o ffice a nd forrorv also stolon,
nt by (he n ame of K en- ever be d isqualified f rom holding a ny
vay; is a bout l ive feet office i n the city.

iu h eight; twonty-six
ra s ieklylight moustaohe
it; shabby black clothes
n b right looking. I t w il
iin if ho. is found.—llidgv-

Every vote, resolution, order or ordinance., w hich passes e ither b ody m ust IK*
transmitted to the other, and if passed
there also shall be sent to the mayor,
who s hall e ither approve it w ithin s ix
days.in w hich case it shall become opor-

for the p rovevt'on of disease of any kino'
uid for the promotion and preservation
>f the h ealth of the inhabitants of tho

Who was
Knee Panb
Wlio was tli
worth 40c, i
Who was tl"
this directio
And in as n
pants at 18c
on w ill sell 1
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Ai I h esm
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i - i i v of H ani

A N N K A I , A ITHOPHIATIONH.

The c ommon c ouncil-must present nt
'he a nnual m ooting, t o b e held i n A pril
in e ach y ear, a d etailed e stimate o f t in*
expenses o f tho c ity, f or t he year n ext
following, in each of the department*,
with such explanations a nd s uggestions
(is t h e y m av ( loom p roper t o s u b m i t . I f
tho m eet i ng a pproves o f t h e e stimates,
" ey w ill a uthorize t ho r equisite a ppro-!
'iation t o bo m ade b y t h e C ommon;'
council.
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The s h e i ' i f V o f s aid c i l y . f or : it t e n d a n ; ' « |
at t he c i t y c oiirl. t he s um o f §1.50 p en
day. n u d f or : i l l o < l n ' r s ei'vices r endered
said c ity, t he l epal fees provW^il b v t h < j
s t a t u t e s o f t h e s tate f or s heriffs.
DEMOCRATIC CAl'd'SBS.

Tho N ominations M niic h i tho W ards Lust
Xlpht.
FIliST W A 1 U > .

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Tho D emocratic m embeiT of the First
ward m et a t t he C ity H all last e vening
to m ake n o m i n a t i o n s f or a w ard t icket}
Edward T avlor was ohosen c hairmaiji
and I I. B. I'earce, secretary.. Charles
S. A ndrews, of 1.1 Terrace 'Plnee, wai
nominated f or a lderman. F or c ouncil!
men, Eugene W. S elleek, of NA. 1 D iviif
ioii s treet, a nd C harles I). Mason, of 4
(5eorge s treet^ were chosen.
W. A!
Braun, P. J. Fisher and James jli
Welch were c hosen w ard committee. '"
SECOND W AHI).

The D etnoerats of the Second ward
met at the r ink, lust evening.to choose d
ward t icket. J udge J . Howard Taylqf
presiding and E. M. Bulkley ac-tiug ai
clerk. Willintn W. S underland of 75 E lnj
street, w as n ominated f or alderman.anS
Charles L, H alstead. of 28 S mith «t.iW«i

Farmi
Garde
Barbe
Poultr
Rubbe
Builde
House

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in .tlje hand| of: the
>ri]tie8ft wKo ore noiw*; ori-'ihe
3 daring horse thief,
ilrig home Boutou found that
afo had beou tampered with
nail bills had been t aken, t he
Mo money. Severn! dozen
Is were also stolon,
wont by the n nme of Kenngway; is about live feet
lea iu h eight; twenty-six
veara s ickly l ight moustache;
r h a t ; s habby black clothes,
rom b right l ooking. I t w ill
h him if he is found.

vote T)r* action '< tipon» airjf
or ordinance pending in said
e.oiiimon council, or either body thereof,
shall pay to the c ity a l ine equal in
amount to the. fee on p ecuniary consideration so d irectly taken or bargained
for, be e xpelled f rom the oftjeo and forever be dlsqualitlod f rom holding any
office in the c ity,
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Every vok\, order or ordinance w hich po.sso.rt e ither b ody m ust h e
transmitted t o tin* o ther, a nd'if passed
theru also shall be sent to the mojror,
who s hall e ither a pprove i t w ithin s ix
days,in w hioh <iase i t shall become operative a nd e ffectual, o r d isapprove i t, irt
which ease it becomes Inoperative and
PUBL1CAN C ITY C AUCUS.
Ineffectual, i n w hich l atter case h e s hall
return it to the body inSvhieh i t/originatIliliimn N onilnntril f or M ayor. ed, at or b efore i ts n ext r egular m eeting
(within si.x days) w ith a statement of
it- w as a r ainy, d isagreeable his o bjections i n w riting, a nd a fter s uch
lepuhlfcnti city caucus was statement has boon read in each body
led a t W ildnmn'R h all, last another v ote s hall b e t aken i n e ach u pon
such m easure, a nd if the r esult i n each
working clement a nd p rem- is i n Its f avor b y a m ajority vote o f all
iers of t hat p arly b eing out the m embers, p resent or absent, it s hall
?ho n ominations were n md< thereupon b ecome o perative a nd e ffectthree o rder o n i nformal bal- ual, w i t h o u t t he a pproval o f the m ayor.
hinggot s o m onotoaous t h a t If t he m ayor s hall r efuse o r n eglect
.iixl B . S cott m oved t hat t i n signify h is a pproval o r disapproval
be f ormal b efore t he t icket any s uch m easure s o t ransmitted t o him
wen, said m otion prevailing. within s ix d ays a fter i ts r eception, s aid
iterruptlon t o t his g eneral measure s hall become o perative a nd
•ho s election of a m ember of effectual a lthough approved b y h im.
mmitteo, w hen two b allots
ter 8 o'clock DaiuVl W.Meek> n v e n t i o n t o order a nd a skiintl<ms f or c h a i r m a n . H .N
the o nly n ame m entionor
accordingly chosen to preCrofutt was s elccU'd as secn u t A r t h u r I I. A vcrill a iiLhe m eeting t h a t t he v oters
ward w ould p lease r emaii
fU>r t he g eneral c aucus a nd
councilman i n p lace o f D an
lict, r esigned. I ra U . W i l d >n a s imilar e rrand f or the
1, t hat t he YOUTH r e m a i n
to for a lderman o n t heii
•ed b y The w i t h d r a w a l o f
ihuldyce.
ving r esolution f rom t h
epUnliean c lub w as preit H ie c ity e nuciis e lect n c ity c oin
Imll l ip c oiujHwoil n f t lu'^clmlr
r w rtnl r oiiiiiiltto<><i, i tml f t l lflli
ippollited l iy.lhe c ity c uuciis w
u u ' i n i i i i i >f t he c iPinuiKlee.

(ion was adopted by 11
ones moved t hat t he caucus
n i nformal b allot f or m ayor,
u prevailed,
appointed W illiam N . B al1 13. Sootl and N athan T.
TS of the m oetiiur,
ot t he f irst b allot w as u s

The c ommon c ouncil w hen assembled
accordingly t o l a w . s hall h ave power; i n
the m anner provided i n I h is c harter, b y
a c oncurrent v o t e o f a m a j o r i t y o f the
members o f e ach board present a nd
absent, t o m ake, a lter, r epeal a nd ( Miforce o rdinances n ot i nconsistent w ith,
this c harter, o r t h e s t a t u t e J aws o f t h i s
state, or o f the I ' n i t e d S tates f or t i n following p urposes, v i / : T o m anage.
regulate 1 , a nd c ontrol t he f i n a n c e s a nd
properly, t o p rovide t he m ode o f k eeping t he a ccounts o f t h e c i t y o f a d j u s t i n g
claims a gainst t h e c i t y , t o r egulate an<1
II x t h e s alaries a nd c ompensation o f all
ollicers a nd e mployees o f the c ity, a nd
prescribe t h e d u t i e s o f the o flicers, p rovide f or t h e p olice o f the c i t y , t o preserve order a nd peaoe : t o p revent a nd
quiet r iots a nd d isorderly a ssemblages ;
to p revent v ice a nd i m m o r a l i t y ; t o s uppress g ambling h ouses, houses o f i l l f a m e a nd the t housand a mi one t hings
of t he k ind n ecessary i n a c i t y .
Within six!y d ays a fter a ny o rdinance
lias b een passed t he m ayor m ay c all,
and If requested i n w riting b y live momher* o f t he c ommon c ouncil, a nd t w e n t y
other voters o f the c ity, s hall c all a
special m e e t i n g o f the v oters' o f the
city t o a pprove o r d isapprove said o rdinance. I f a m a j o r i t y o f the v oter-* o f
t h e c i ( y b e p resent a nd v o t i n g a t s aid
meeting, s hall vote t o d isapprove i t, i t
shall f rom t h a t t l i u e b e r epealed a nd
void, o therwise i t s hall c ontinue i n
force.
T H K r O W K U S O K T UB M A Y o K .

The m ayor" o
b e the
of votes cnst ........... . . . . . . . 100 chief e xecutivef the c ity s hall H e has
m agistrate.
:hotcc
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power t o a dminister o aths, t o t ake dis'llcltimn
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positions, a nd the a cknowledgment o f
deeds a nd o ther i nstruments i n all onset".
ty.
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He is authorized toe.xeroiso w ithin t h e
t s o f the '
the
.-rill's m otion the b allot wa l i m iheriffs byeity a lleneralpowers given
to s
the
s tatutes of
null and u second m otion this s tate f or the pg
o f the
ruination o f Mr. W ildmuu peace, a nd may at reservationoimrnnid
n il t imes e
the a id f a nv heriff, c
t y or e
for city clerk wns n ext or- deputy oheriff, csonstable,o u natchmanity,
s
w
or
;n# as follows:
policeman, o r any or all of t h e m t < > trether-with s nch'oilinr i iif' ' » J »>«"- i->.uf f otos cast ............... . . J

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nominated for a ldermanjj Fort .powti,onmen, Eugene,W. Selleck. 6f N& I Divii(on street, and Charles BJ 'Mason, of
George street,, were chdsen. W. j
Braun, P. J. Fisher anjd, James «|
Welch were chosen ward committee.
SECOND W A«D.
The P emoerntdpf t he ( Second ward
met a t t he r ink, Inst e venjng,to choose a
ward t icket 1 . J udge.!. H oward T nylop
presiding a nd K. M . B iilkley a cting a£
clerk. W illiam W. S underland of 75 E lrfl
street, w as n ominated f ormlderman.aiuj
Charles T,. H alstead, of 28' H mith streetj.
and C aleb til. P uniy, of 28 H ighland
avenue, received t he n 6ininntiom f or
eonncilmcn. T he w ard c ommittee arf
John P. Walsh, Charles JI. Sttabrooft
and ( ieorge M . S nnderland.
The T hird ward democratic c aucus
was h eld a t M oPhelemy's h all o n W hite
street, l ast n ight, t o n ominate a w ard
ticket. F . S. O lmstcad called t he m eet r
inji t o order a nd Dr. A lbert F ox was
chosen c hairman, David Boil's secret airy. F . O liver S m i t h o f.'U'.j W h i t e « I reed,
was n ominated f or a lderman. George
.W. T aylor of-"-'."> W hite s treet a nd Oscar
H. M eeker o f KM! W hile s treet got t he
n o m i n a t i o n s f or c ouncikmcn. T he w ard
c o m m i t t e e a re F . S. Olimtead. O . I f.
Meeker a nd A. W. Cole.
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WAIMt.

The Fourth ward D emocratic c nnciiH
met at th|> c ourt h ouse. .I n ines W alsh
was elected c hairman a nd W i l l i a m M ePhelemy was chosen secretary. Mr.
Walsh, l awyer, w as n ominated f or altdcrman o n the f o u r t h b allot.
William
MePliolemy.of S I T own H i l l a venuo.ancj
Dietrich 1-'. I .oewe, o f .'t! S tone s treets,
sccure<l t h e m u u h i n t i ons f or c ouncil m en,
The w ard c o m m i t t e e a re C harles D onui,
D. F,. L oowe and W. B. S harp.
Deer H ill School.
Report o f t h e Deer H ill school, f or t lfl>
week e n d i n g A p r i l ~ (!th.

N'o. ~ - Number of s cholars. 'JS. Pat
cent, at tendance, 94.2,
Xo. 1 — N umber of scholars, 44. Per
cent, u ttcndiinee, SXU1.
A. M. E. /Jon.
The U ev. J . A. K vniiH. t lu ; pnstcr H UI! agent,
ni'-loos iinil n u'iniiersof Hie A. M. K '/.ion Mi4ton, n f | k»ni>urj, t »ke p ieniuro I n i x-uiriilnt:
iiinks t o t in- people of U iuitniry f ur H ie sniu i ff
t i n - t vnr u f t i n - i m l l . < i!.i«>; p uiil o n p nsior
>=Hliiry, H .7^: N et proi eeiN. flO.T^.
Jons N . H 11.KY. S ocrotary.

No w onder y ou say t hat n il soaps i
adnltepitcd i f v >n h ave n ot t ried Brussels.

COLOSS
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Don't d espair o f i hiding » p ure s on
u n t i l y ou h ave t n e d Brussels.
SniUJi H roK.' ?3 Sltcos
for m en n re a c-knowic-lgipd b y n il t o ' •
t h e l>est ^-{ shoes i n ( 'otinei-tieul. N en
genuine u nless stumped on ^oie. ' 'Sni-f
Bms.' S3 Shoe.*.' Sold n ulv fit ~\V> y.-.\'.
strt^t.

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Prices ;

SevcTity-fhc iVv/c*: T ihmnticr-ct: - !>''•
brie s hirts o( ' »»ro\vn r uiike « i ;}i'- ,;;,
we ^l :it 45 e,
40-v'i-uU eac-li. "Th'-\o'1-iviC

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Ifv'fral, onder
from tlisjt . t ime b«' ' n>pealed am" ndulU'jrattKiacy on'say tbjaf all j
ard p. Soott and K athan T.
you h'avpiiQt tHp<3 rus
Void, other wt« it «haJJ i continue lit
ellers of the meeting. •;
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force. '
ill of [tfte f irst ballot. was as
THK r OWKUH O F T il H M AYOH.
Don't despair of i iudinp: a pun1 soap
BEAUTY *
The l uayoi' o f t in- < -ity s hall 1>£ t he u n t i l vou h a've t ried Brussels.
.1(10
;jor of v otes cunt
chief executive tatlgixtCpA*. Il«- hus
Ami a
Smith Uros.' $8fSlu-rs
power t o a (huinUt,er o nth>*, t o tak*t di«i. W lldiuaii .................. H7
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for men .ire !K-lyHo\v!efl^d by all to b
l)0sltions, and . tho aoknoXvledAriuett of
K. lingers
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deeds a nd o ther i nstrument* i n all cnsef. the best *'J shoes in ( 'oiiBociieut. N"on 'MvO^in
m-<ty
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He i a a uthorized t oc-xercisewilliiti t he genuine u nless sttiropiK? pn ^ole, ''Siiiif
Avorlll's m otion t in 1 b allot was l i m i t s q t tho ' cll>' a ll t he p owers u lven Bros.' $8 Shoes.1 Sold cinly at '££> y.:'. Prices:
formal and u second m otion to slier i ff* by tl}(J j rcuonil tftatutfti ol sti'eet.
nomination of Mr. WildiafttJ this s late f or the p reservation o r t he Sevunty-lhc . !••;•!•- n nWuuiicrtHl ' "-•
peace, a nd may al a ll t i i m - s < o m i n i i n t )
IV,
brie .shirt's o f ' -in- c xvn n njk' 1 ^^ ' ! :h< tl!.:
ot f or c ity o lt>rk w as n oxt or- t l i e a l d o f a ny s heriff, c oi'iiitv o iM'lty,
dennty sheriff, e onslabie, w atclunuii o r
ulting as f ollows:
|>oliceinan, o r any or all of t h e m t < > .>cr of volcsi c ust
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1/J uethev, w i t h s ueli ot h er aid a -> m ay b i) u choice
. ...................
. . . U . lu-w'ivnry ; a nd w henever ( u- f h a l l J i a v e •-'.'! 1 M aiv. s trt-.-u
reasoti t o b rlievo t lnu !:rc:it t ippi-*ition
7 1•
i
will be m ade t o t h e e ^eention of h i- a n >oley
Ilii'rity h e " hall I rivc ;io\vcr t o c n l i n ut
>rnt
t h e a ctive i i > i i i l i l i o f i l ie i - i l v , a nd i n: 1
exert a ll the f orce n ei-es-inrv' t o c uab'"
v» ...'.^'..'.'.'.^.'.'.'.'.'.".'.'.'.'.'.'. \arris' m otion t hot hbeallot w ast h i u f l u - ch \
him t.) e xecute
l aws \ v i
It s hall a lso b e t h o d u t y o l t he m ayor t o
.1. i '. l >..r:if. i n . i . -•
:ial a nd t hoiioiniuation o f Mr. recommend t he a doption o f a ll s uch M. H a l i l w i n . a n. I A \ V. T
l>. i l l . . .
measures c onnected w i t h t he p olice
u w as d eelariMl u n a n i m o u s ,
security, h ealth, cleanliness and ^<'^|
ir t hon oitlored t h a t t he c auSutler.
Mr.
•e t heir b allots f or a c ity t rea- oral w ell bohitf o f » aid c i t y a nd tho
mprovement- o f its government a nd Lndies s lippers a nd ( > x f o n l s in a ll t in
dling: a * f ollows:
A«'< o nipan
[ \ n n n c c s a s h e s h a l l d eem expedient, t o l u t i t s l s tyles, a t S t i i n d i s h & Thompson'!*
>or of v ntcn CIIHI
171 •oiniHniiieate t o the c ommon e onncil a t raniriiAr i n priee I rom 4 0 cents t o ^L'.f^l iuv<! t liclr o wn e on
tlo
n c hoice
£6 h<- e nd o f e ach t lscal y ear a g eneral Schoorlhocs a s pecialty.
VIHUUtH
I.Vi
statement o f the s ituation, s tate a nd
uly
.'.
condition o f the c itv I n r elation t o its
3
.4 I t I I I K I t.
government , e xpcinlit t ires, t lnances a nd
i-.im
'J
improvements, w hich r eport a nd recomM llfonl. pril 18t)i.
EUV.' CIS.- Cost
mendations s hall b e e nteivd u pon t he l>y KKl X N KiV —.llu.l..—In N c*veltne H all Ao \ Vllll«m
lor
t-v. ;. S f njn-r, .Miss K
t
Wo
I
I
n-conls o f said c ity w i t h i n l ive d ays a f- klliacy. b oth of N ow M llfortl. •*
ter t heir r eception, a nd p ublished i n Un K V — K v U 'l'.--Ill l iii-tt-liT, A pril l .'iltl. U v
m anner
of was a lso n iudi- f ormal, a nd such* o rder. a s s aid common c ouncil t h e H I M . \ V. ]•'. l icili-ilici. A inoti Jl. K ll.-y mid
Mi.ss Siii:ih A K itiipp. I xitli «f l iftnliury.
PRICES:
itlon of Mr. Williams dcclan-d shall
I'lTCHFi:—ri-'i'K - I n l tr<Mvst<-r. A p r i l -.';>th, l>y
T I 1 K riTY Cl.KUK's IH'TIKS.
» on m otion.
TICKK
InW i-slov
;>r city s heriff was n ext or- Tlfi' c lerk of t h e c ity shall also be clerk iMissi vi-v. \ vuii:un MmChliirko. rookBrid. I Mtchcrniul
t -'iuuiy I 'c.-k. i t of H
>waril"B. Scott m ad<> a m otion of t he b oard o f c ommon c ouncil, a nd
allot bo a f ormal ouo, • which shall m ake a nd keep the records o f u ll
ovailed. T ho r esult o f t hi' the v otes a nd p roceedings o f s aid e i t v ,

Tiro

Fire

and o f said c ommon c ouncil: he s hall
er of v oti-.i cast . ........ ......... I SO cause t he o rdinances o f s aid c ity lo b e
n choice
.................
. .vl published according t o l aw, a nd w hen
so p ublished, s hall e nter u pon t he recfull
M>
ords h is c ertitlcaU- t hereof; he s hall also
m a k e c ut riest u pon .said n-oonls o f his
IIIIS
1
own a cts i n ser\g n otices o f orders
nnu.i.
1
passed b y s aid c ommon c ouncil ; h e
1
shall i ssue o ver h is s igimluir s uch l iJf
I
censes a mi p ermits a s may be g ranted
; t hen moved ( hat t ho'cnuo 1 by s aid c ommon c ouncil. H e s hall a lso
a f ormal b allot f or c ity a udl- record a ll a m e n d m e n t s t o t h i s c harter,
niotion was agreed to. The and a ll b y-laws a nd o rdinance* p tuwd
by the c ommon c ouncil i n a b ook k ept
-r of v oton c n*t
\f>:< for t h a t p urpose. A ll r ecords of said
a cholciT N clerk s hall h ave t he s ame v alidity a s
.tnUll
1'Jii
records o f t o w n c lerks, a nd s hall b e
III!
IT
e i t h e r b y t hemselves o r by c ertilled
til
N
copies, u nder t he s eal o f the c ity. l ie
•t
" ..a
will keep his ollice onon at s uch h ours as
Till.
,
.1
the c ommon c ouncil s hall o rder a nd
direct.
iu> m ade a nd pas.-H'd m aking
ASSISTANT C I . K H K .

(ion o f M r. liaiklall n nani-

i)tt then m oved t hat t in 1 mou t ln> f oro p art o f t h<- i -vonlinff t lu> e lection o f the c hairoily I MHlllUitt-OO l x> I XM-Oll-

The c ommon council m ay at any t ime
appoint a n a ssistant c lerk! w ho, h aving
been duly q mililled, s hall i n the absence.
disability o r ( Tenth o f said c lerk, perform a ll" t he d uties o f t hat ollice, a nd
illl records and a cts of s nid a ssistant
shall h ave t ho same v alidity as t he
records a nd a cts o f the c ity clerk.

T ho ' object I x-iiiK t hat t he
f tho v oiuinittoo choose t heir
nan. T his was objected to
THE t 'lTY T K E A S t ' H K H .
k H arris, w ho c laimed that
ys c ustotuiu-y t hat t ho f irst ThetroHsnrer o f tho city s hall h ave
tiber of tlit' o otniuittwi bo t hw (•hi! s umo relative powers, a nd p erform
md InstttUoed sevt'nil oas
the relative d uties in said c ity, as town
said t hat t ho oasos i nstancod treasurers h ave a mi p erform i n t lu-ir

Tlie f ollowiog n
OIHARD,
AMRHIC*
LAXCAS
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> 8cjQtt?jttien moved that the mocle'iii tjhe fore part of t h^ eyon;«»riihifc tin- election of the c hnirthe city ooinniiltoe l x> rt>eonTlns 'object befog U nit the.
SB of we committee ehoose their
a i n n a u . T his w as Objected t o
'rank H arris, w ho c laimed ( hat
Iways c ustomary t hat t lui H rst
mom her o f t he committee h ot h o
in, and instanced several cases.
,'i'ill mild t hat ( ho cases i nstanced
t, a nalogous, a nd h oned t hat t he
would p revail. M r. H olmes also
i f avor of the m otion. Tho i notT was l lnally carried,
then m oved t hat t his
appoint a oommtttw o f l ive,
.11 l >o k nown an t ho c ity c ommit.tide of t he ward c ommittee, a nd
Htrong p i c a ' I n U s f avor. M r.
opposed t he m otion, a nd hoped
i c ommittee, w ould b o c ompact
dd go ad l lrsl i n t e n d e d . O n a
. H olmes' m otion w as lost'.
•ott t h e n read the resolution and
hut t he c lmise m aking t he i nemen b y t his c aucus chairman h e
out. T he m otion w as c urried.
>tlon o f C aptain t jiiicn I h o e a n -

appoint aii fassJatau't clerk^
heon duly:qUsHOed,8ball:in the absonef",
disability or; dtwth of *aid olork, |>ep^
form a ll t in.*' d uties o f ( hat o flieo, a nd
ill! rveords and a cts of said assistant
shall have t he same v alidity a s the
records a nd a cts o f t ho oily c lerk.
THK crrv
The t reasurer o f the, c fty shall have
the s ame r elative powers a nd p erform
the r elative d uties i n said c ity, a s t own
tivasnrers h avo a nd p erform in{ t heir
respective towns.
C A N N O T H K C K l V K C OMI'K'N'SATION. .

No m ember of t he c ommon council
can receive salary or c ompensation for
his s ervices, e.xeept t he m ayor a nd the
clerk.
.

Arl'OlNTMUN'TS.

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i

ai's
il
no ol!'l
is < v«>«k, a nd t h l n k s h im a v a l u - o t l l ' T j l l - t uepon e ,abm l e h.ir::ei
removed
*o, (iconic l latit'ord, ^ W i l l i a m Mtrain--! h i m . w i t h o u t a h e a i i i I t h e
>avld t trny, Ccorgt- H rn'ttonand til t o a p p e a r a nd be h eard t h ereotl.
'thci-s own stepper-*.

*

POWDER Long
Absolutely Pure.
ii

his p owder n ever varies. A m arvel o f p urtt.v
Itroagtb BUI! w iiok'soment'ss. Mora economic*)
tluin o nllimry k ltuls, HIH! cnimot he sold I n ooi|ipetttinn w i t h t he i n u l t l t u d e o r low tost, s hoH
wi'lglit i kliuu or p hosphate powders. Sold 111
Crtii.s.
HOVA1, H A K I N O I 'OWDKK CO.,

100 W all Street, New York.
All elections and a ppointuiontB to
olllce o r to any p osition w i t h i n t he
appointing power o f the c ommon c ouncil, w hich i ncludes a ll elect ions a nd appointments n ot c onferred b y the c har
(cr o n the electors o f said c ity, s hall b e
made b y a p lurality o f b allots cast i n
each b ranch o f t he c ommon c ouncil
v o t i n g s eparately, t he c aptain a nd a ll
other p olice o fllcors b olh r egular a*l
eeded t o a f o r m a l b allot f or t i l e special, w ill be a ppointed d irectly b \e m ayor, s ubject t o c onfirmation b y
ember o f t he c o n i i n i t t c e . T he
Rload
' t h e t lrst b allot r esulted i n no t h e c ommon c ouncil.
A l x k p r a nd N « ii v « Tunlo.
Mr. C hittcndoii l acking o ne o l
(>!•• K I C K U S T O n r A l ' I V I N T l ' M l .
•unary n umber, b ut w as chosen
The o fllcors t o be a p p o i n t e d a rc a sumajority oil thu s econd b a l l o t ,
p e r i n t e n d e n t o f w a t e r w orks w ho s hall
incus t h en a djourned.
also b e c ollector o f w ater r ents ; a s uperi n t e n d e n t o f p u b l i c w orks, o ther t h a n
West D iinhiiry.
\»ator w o r k s ; a c hief e ngineer o f I h e l ire
depart i n c u t , w h o s hall also p erform t he
(juires' s cliool w ill n ot be iv- dot ics o f l ire m arshal,inspector o f b u i l d intil M onday, M ay C >lh.
ings a nd s uperintendent o f t h e t in
>w r esidence o f Mr. M ackenzie a l a r m ; a n a ssistant e ngineer o f the l ire
,-illc a venue i s one of t h e l ines! d e p a r t m e n t ; a h e a l t h o lltcer, c i t y e ngineer, c ollector o f taxes a nd a ssessments,
S. lliggw h as p urchased t hree and c orporation c ounsel.
i'n i-:i u i n r i us.
lots on L ake a venue of A llen
Id ; p rice, i l.stxi.
The d u t i e s o f w h i c h o lllcor-i s h a l l b e
voters l iving n o r t h o f L 'ikc l i v e d a nd p r e s i r i b e d b y I h e c o m m o n
vlll v ote a t t he R ink, a nd t hose e o u n e i l . T hese ollieelx, e xcept co I lee I or
•nth a t the C ity f l a i l , a t ( he ol t a x e s and assessments, s hall h old o f : il e lection M onday. T he p olls llcc f o r ( w o \ c a r s , n e x t M i e c e c d i n j r t i n i r
a p p o i n l m e n t • «, M i t d u n t i l t h i ' i r
I p. i n.
appoint
n
\ v an-1
.'nor* o f t rotters I n t h i s p lace a rIe o rtlecr-* e il a >od r < | i i a 'H\ M- ,. l< !
eroUw. Leon J e n n i n g s ' e oil i -' a H eIa s a m e 10 m al l i\c i - . cnii ! c -i , ( •« .•r m a l o
n e::
i h l l v , -i
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i such a h omely f ellow '.' l li» ho n d o l h c t i l t h , . Hid s hall h \ i n • < ••••. something a w f u l . " " Yes, h ut ex> i i i.^e a ll p o« c r a nd a u t h orit \,
lovuly 0110 at t he b ank,"
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