Mr. Hogue’s Smelter Proposal Received – July 5, 1897

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Volume 7 page 635 only

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[Volume 7 page] 635

Vancouver July 6th 1897.

The Council met on Monday July 5th 1897. Present His Worship the Mayor and Aldermen Painter, Neelands, McPhaiden, Clandenning, Brown, W. S. MacDonald and D. G. McDonald.

The Minutes of last meeting were read and adopted.


From the Captain of the Grefan stating that he would be unable to visit Vancouver at present.


From the Chief of Police reporting on the Electric Lights.


From A. E. Hogue asking for a bonus of $100,000 in consideration of the erection of a Smelter in Vancouver.

It was moved by Alderman Clandenning
Seconded by Alderman McPhaiden

That the Mayor call a special meeting on Tuesday next at 4 p. m. to consider the proposition.


The Board then adjourned.

W. Brown

Thos. F. McGuigan
City Clerk