Mayor authorized to send “up to one thousand dollars to relieve sufferers in Seattle” – referring to the Great Seattle Fire of June 6, 1889. Recently adopted liquor by-law to be reviewed in six months’ time.
This transcript was made in 2015 by Transcribimus volunteers Margaret Sutherland
and Joy Marie Vasquez
City of Vancouver Archives
Series 23-A Volume 3 page 36 only
[volume 3 page 36]
Vancouver June 7th 1889
A Special meeting of the City Council was held on Friday, June 7th 1889 to consider amendments to By-Law No 82 and other liquor by-laws.
Present His Worship, the Mayor Aldermen Brewer, Brighouse, Clark, Costello, Horne, Mason, Oppenheimer, Salsbury and Whetham.
After a lengthy discussion it was moved by Alderman Horne seconded by Alderman Clark.
That the By-Law be not read a second time but that it be read six months hence. Carried.
Moved by Alderman Clark seconded by Alderman Oppenheimer. That His Worship, the Mayor be authorized to donate a sum up to one thousand dollars towards the relief of the sufferers in Seattle. Carried.
The Council then adjourned.