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Advocate (Newspaper) - January 12, 1901, Victoria, Texas KltlTOR KlKST YllrvKIA AM V VC1UME LIV VICTORIA TEXAS SATURDAY JANUARY 12 1901 CITY COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS Official Report f the Regu lar Meet ing of City Coun cil Held Jan 7 1901 Regular meeting of City Coun cil City of Victoria Jan 7 1901 His Honor J H Schneider Jr presiding Aldermen present Jlofcr Heath Lander Cas Gossman Fischer and 1 Schneider Sr minutes of last regular meeting were read and approved with such correction as hereinaf ter appears The repmt of the clerk show ing as follows was read and re lirred to the finance committee Total cases tried in Dec 22 fines asssed51900 costs ISO 4y SVBSCRIPTJON flOO PER AKNVH NUMBER 32 Balance 20 00 00 8160 00 WATERWORKS SINKING FUND Ballast quarter8430 63 BalanceM30 63 Total 430 63 430 68 CITY HALL SINKING FUND Bal last quarter 8149 41 To amt received duriug quar 55 95 Cum J i per cent on 95 re ceived 82 Balance 204 54 Total 205 36 205 36 Total costs and fines 15 Recorder and clerks costs assessed due city827 45 The report f the marshal for Deugqiber showing as follows was received and referred to fir nance committee Total cases tried22 D costs 25 tines 19 CO IVUil costs and fines 25 Amt tines and costs coll SO Reed for impounded stock 0 00 Total due Ml Treasurers receipt attached The report of treasurer for quarter on ding December 19CO showing as follows was rpgeiyedjand jpf erred linancg STRKKT IA1POVM EXT SINK FUND Ballastquartcr8149 40 To ami received quar 55 90 Com Hper cent on JO re ceived 82 204 54 30 Total 205 80 The report of the tinance com mittee was read and ordered Hied The report of the street tuid bridge committee was vead and qrdejiecl spread upon the min utes as follows towit Victoria Jan 7th 1901 To the IJoimrable the Mayor and Hoard of Alderman We your street and bridge fomniittee beg leave to report to work done and cost of same from December 8 to January 1 Wo graded and tilled up three Quarterly report of JJ v ISichholz treasurer of the city of Victoria for quarter commenc ing Oct 1st 1JOij and ending Dec 31 si 1900 STREET IMPROVKMKNT FCJNP Ballast quar S1J27 92 By amt paid out yoi5 83 Balance 132 09 blocks on Commercial one on Glass two on Williams and two blocks on De Leon street put in three culverts hauled about 250 yards of gravel on Santa Rosa Wain Juan Ljinn aijd ftridge streets to fill up holes EXPENSES For team labor hand 34 05 W Wheeler for piping 19 58 5 yards gravel hauled at 70 cents per yd 3 50 Mr Ply 5 yds gravel 45 Bailey Noes Heath Lander Cassetty Gossman Fisher and Schneider 6 The motion was lost The application of the Fire de partment for commissions to is sue to officers elected at their last election was granted It was ordered that the Secty notify A Levi Co to repair their sidewalk on North side of Santa Rosa St on Lot 2 Block 128 according to the ordi nance governing same Also to remove or remodel the platform to their warehouse at the corner of Power Ave and De Leon street on Lot 2 Block 177 so that it will no longer obstruct the street line and to comply with such notices within 10 days from date thereof The petition of A Klein for permission to repair the old Klein building on Main street was referred to the building committee with authority to grant same if such repairs would not be in violation of the fire or dinance The AVater Works cQmaiitleo was authorized to purchase wood for he Pump Station at their discretion The secretary was authorized to issue voucher on general fund to cover the purdhase of law books ordered to be purchased by city attorney on the approval of same by L B Russell and L A Fritz was each granted the privilege of the Hour addressing the council Total 7 02 SJ127 92 fJENEHAL POND Ballast quar 8 745 88 501 amt reed 1844 48 amt paid out 82670 59 jfcn per c onS184448 27 66 10789 Total S2698 25 J2098 25 WORKS Bal last quar SI 453 76 To amt reod ly durg quar 1792 OB paid ou 1S1062 71 Com if per c on 8179298 recd 26 89 2157 14 74 SS246 74 STIiEET AND BlilDaK FUND Bal last quarter 8348 42 ami received 48 3y 80 i Con 11 per cent on 48 ceived 4 56 Balance 02 46 86 715 36 CEMETERY FUND 00 mt received duringquar 40 00 Ijf amt paid out 00 Total 70 The report of Ihe Building Com uiittee was received and or dered spread on the Minutes as follows to wit Victoria Jan 7 1901 To theHon Mayor and Board of Aldermen We your Building pom Beg leave to report that we have sold Mechanics Hose House in Ward 1 to Mr S Fimble for the sum of34175 and paid out same to city Treas Receipt attached Respectfully submitted I A HEATH L N HOFEH Ordered that the Minutes of last meeting concerning the sale of the Hose house in Ward 1 be amended to read as follows The building committee re ported orally that they had ad vertised for sealed bids for the sale of Mechanics Hose house in Ward 1 that prior to opening the in relation to an electric alarm system for the pump station It was ordered that JjUftQ Qi1 as much tnerepf jw may be necess ary bfi appropriated out of the water works fund to establish an electric alarm system at the pump station and to be expended under the direction of the fire department The secretary was iuctructed to make request of the S W T T Co for arid in oehalf of the city for permission to use its polos for the purpose of attach ing a wire frqm the city limits to the oity pump station The following bills were read and ordered paid GENERAL FUKp Victoria 88 OB Martin 5 25 Continued Reduction Sale We are still offering for sale everything in our mammoth store at greatly re duced prices Our lines are full and complete and goods are seasonable and the public will be treated to extraordinary bargains in cloth ing nacs shoes dry goods and everything in our line a S Levy ATTENTION LAND OWNERS AT TORT LAVACA To meet rice growers who are expected to visit Victoria county FIVE DOLLARS TOR NAME A fire broke out in the kitchen of a Restaurant at Port Lavaea Mens Association has appointed jslro a committee consisting of James McDonald 8 G Reed and W during January the Business llls at 2 oclock and de a Restaurant owned by ierninn a restaurant by eiry a saloon by C Barnes who will meet them at j al a candy store by the train This selection WisWilihiui Moore and a barber made because it is not likely that I Bost Smith was those visitors will come in a body hitureci Cor one thousand dollars but come scattering during Aug Miller 20 Joe Simon 6 10 Jas McDonald 8 86 F L Schmidt Sons 14 75 HMEichholz 1 20 9 00 mouth and one of this committee can with little inconvenience meet every train The work of and one of the restaurants for seven hundred dollars The bal ance is said to be a loss UK roni the committee consists in meet1 ing the visitors and turning them I over to those who offer to enter11 tain them show them the coun try or sell them land as the case may be The railroad company i the Business Mens Association i N INlUK l IENMOX OK A Vllllv iicim wnvHiTiin ami promi iir wriii SiM ni illiniums Colic Mini UHMIM KmMlv fain mi fl 1 M H in Mexi o ami48 I iiniiiiiiul Mxiuiiii ancUhe press have all labored toclianhieaiind ihi omlv hAfi A Koward 10 50 Httract those people here When me Iron getting an incraipe i my every renewal a dose I wish to give an appropi itite name to my place near town and will pay to the person sug gesting a name thu will be se lected by a coininilUe of six per sons PiirlifM wishing to sug gest a name Ihry consider ap propriate imiy inclose such name to me in a letter on or boforn noon of UKfirst day of February 1901 and T will number the slip of paper on which it is written and givH same to the committee without the name nf the contest ant Thf conimiltoo will make their jupjft February 8 1901 It costs nothing to suggest and I will all suggestions ij i r 11 j J COOKJS SHAREHOLDERS 2 50 A Murphy Irvin 1 50 WEGooke 5 00 Ghaffe Bros 5 25 DH Regan 15 00 H Halfin 1 60 H C Gramann bids bidders were notified that if the highest bid offered less than 840 for the building the bids would be referred to I he Council that each of the live bids received offered less than forty dollars and that therefore sajo was made by HIP committee thatone of the bidders whose bjd was not the highest afterwards said ho would give forty dollars for the building Thereupon it was moved by Alderman Ilofor and seconded by Alderman Bailey that the highest bid received under the call to wit that of Bailoy Mills Co for thirtytwo dollars and a half be accepted Question Ayes Hofer and 80 5 25 WATEK WORKS FUND Heaton Bros 8 00 Val Weber 55 00 H R Worthington 1 05 Wm Wheeler 45 Jim Rogers814 37 John Hoffman 17 Fritz Breinning 15 00 Qhas Weber 2 50 Willy Weber 4 05 Qhas Albright 8 75 Mr Fly 45 There being no further busi ness the council adjourned C E WAY Sncty Mrs John Forbes of Stratford Canada and little sonJohn A arrived today to spend the win ter with Mr and Mrs D T For bes Mr Forbeswent to New I pwduisir al 7 per cent interest they arrive those who can sell peusion fur on them land or interest them in enof it resiorea me terprises will be expected to as u pink show them the country and talk ri m nl business to them The commitIn liil tee will be pleased if those who want to meet the visitors and talk business with them will send their names to one of the committee so that meetings may be arranged j Fresh vaccine at Heaton Bros FOR SALE 8ix bund red acres well drained land per acre This section of land is situated IS mil The regular annual meeting of shareholders of the Southwest Texas Fair Association for the purpose of elect ing a board of di rectors will be held Monday January M 1001 at 8 oclock p TIL at the First National Bank hi Uaschbaum M DVictoria Tfxas L N HOPEK Secy ft is unequalled ure fur ijiurrhnea mid u Mile in inkt FiMiale mid Lluer Pinker from Victoria Texas and 4 Lyirmn practice limited to the eye ear nose and I boat Office Reuss Driiic Cnero Texas At Potashs Photography in Victoria on Tuesdays and Fridays A IUJK1 MYSTERY 11 ia nivileiy why women endure liiailache nervousness I w melancholy fainting and iiidiiiils have pro wh I Imi Elivlric Biiler1 will quickly and Inmblea I euflernl lor miles north from Inez Victoria I county The shajje is square a large tank of water and about 5 acres of timber both in south east corner Well conducted county school near by and thrif ty law abiding neighbors adjoin ing Small payment will bp kiiliiKv trouble1 writes Mis I Millie Ulierliy nf Pelcidon la i liiinu Hack Mineil me so I Ml ilreai inyselt but Klectrio wliully cilril me and al 73 yenrn nlI I mw am able to liniisowork U overcomes iiiipiiive appeiitp gives iil my CIIIIJI I manded down balance to suit itut halih Only 50 cis at all Orleans to meet them and ac company them to Victoria Address Box 130 Victoria Fresh vaccine at Heaton Bros Remnants at almost for the asking at D H Regans ATTENTION FARMERS To our tnen Is and custo mers Owiuj to the poor condition of cotton lait we liavc concluded to import some fine see I Ironi Granger in North Texis where this year tinlint averaged four per cent This is five lock hig brill storm proof cotton This seed we sell at actual cost Leave orders at the gin GOLDMAN ;