Alderman Brown announced that if Mr. Ludgate was allowed by the Province to log Deadman’s Island, he would move that the City Solicitor look in to the City’s rights to the Island. Council agreed that the City claims free access to the foreshore Burrard Inlet over the ends of Cambie, Carroll and Abbott Streets and that notice be given to the CPR to that effect.
The City Solicitor giving it as his opinion that Col Domville was entitled to the refund of the amount paid by him to the City for the removal of a portion of Granville Street for getting his boat through. During 1899, the steamer ran from Dawson to Whitehorse every six days, connecting with the Clifford Sifton to Bennett. On June 12, 1899, the ship was wrecked in Thirty Mile River while under command of Captain Syd C. Barrington; a total loss. The riffle was known for years as the Domville Bar.
Police Constable McIntosh (one of the two pictured above) received a Doctor’s Bill six dollars for dressing a wound received while in the discharge of his duty. Council resolved he be informed that the City has no authority to pay this account. Resolved that the Police be required hereafter to insure against accident or death in the sum of $2000. This to take effect on the 1st of December 1898, the insurance premiums to be deducted from the salaries monthly.