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CITY OF DETROIT.
JOURNAL OF THE COMMON COUNCIL.
practicable, under the direction of the City Surveyor, to remove the earth and other obstruclocalities mentioned in, and according to, the tions lying above the established grade in the prayer of the petition of E. A. Wales.
Of Arnold Weyner and others, for side walk on the east side of Seventh street. Referred to Street Commissioner.
TUESDAY, March 25. The Council was called to order, and, there not being a quorum present, adjourned.
RICHARD STARKEY, City Clerk.
Present-The Recorder, and Ald. Cicott, Craig,
Of A. W. Copland, for license as baker. Granted.
Of Jacob Marcer, for leave to enter Brush street sewer. Granted, under supervision of City Surveyor.
Of Robert Hopkins, to enter Park street sewer. Granted, under supervision of City Surveyor.
Of B. F. H. Witherell, for pay for professional services for city, &c., $266. Laid on table.
Of Geo. B Parsons, to be appointed Chimney Sweep. Granted.
Of Charles Volkınan, relative to porters and runners. Referred to City Attorney.
Of E. A. Wales, relative to lot known as the "White property." The following resolution was offered, and, together with the petition, referred to the Committee on Streets:
Resolved, That the Street Commissioner be and he is hereby particularly authorized and instructed to proceed at once, or as soon as I
Of M. Salter and others, for extension of sewer on St. Antoine street. Referred to Special Committee on Sewers.
Of J. A. Girardin, relative to claim on certain lot. Referred to Attorney and Recorder.
PORTLAND, March 6, 1556. }
To his Honor the Mayor of Detroit:
Dear Sir:-It gives me great pleasure-in obedience to an order of the City Council-to forward to you a view of the city of Portland, presented by the corporation of this city to the corporation of Detroit. Our great railway has brought Portland and Detroit into near neighborhood to each other, and we wish to express to you the kind feelings entertained by all our people towards those of the beautiful and flourishing "City of the Straits."
Most respectfully yours, Accepted. NEAL DOW, Mayor. Ald. Doyle offered the following: Resolved, That this Council have great pleasure in offering to the Mayor and City Council of Portland the thanks for their handsome and valued token of their respect presented this morning, which they will cherish as an evidence of the kindly feeling uniting two cities connected with the ties of social and commercial interests.
Resolved, That the Mayor be requested to procure an engraving of the city of Detroit, prop. erly framed, and present it, with a copy of the charter and ordinances, to the city of Portland. Adopted.
From the City Comptroller, the following accounts audited: Palmer & Whipple, stationery, &c., $121 88; F. Deneke, interring paupers, $20 00; Daniel Donovan, labor on streets, $11 00; M. Hennessy, hauling fire engines, $2 00; Wm. Knowles, repairs City Pound, $9 81; Detroit Free Press, advertising, &c., $133 05; do, printing bills and notices, $100 47; Dr. P. Klein, medicines for city poor, $12 50; F. F. Allison, writing notices in the matter of opening streets, $5 00: F. C. Chambers, fire night watch, $43 00; James Love, serving process against butchers, $2 04; F. F. Allison, indexing city records, $55 00; Thos. Hanks, opening outlet to sewer foot of Bates street, $12 83; Free Press, briefs in suit of Dermont vs. City, $11 00; Jackson & Wiley, reservoir castings, $74 22; Detroit Free Press office, due on former bill, $14 80; P. Keavy, la. bor on streets, $5 50; John Riley, services at ha, scales, $4 00; A. H. Stowell, witness fees, $6 00