This transcript was made in 2020 by Transcribimus volunteer Joanne McCormick

Illustration: City of Vancouver Archives photo CVA 99-3069
[Vancouver Brewery, 1936]

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City of Vancouver Archives
COV S 31 Volume 5 page 430 only

[Volume 5, Page 430]

Vancouver May 25th 1893
The Council met on Thursday May 25th 1893.
Present: His Worship, the Mayor and full board of Aldermen with the exception of Alderman Towler.

Consideration of By-Laws
The Council went into Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the By-Law for fixing the fees for Liquor Licenses. Alderman Anderson in the Chair.
{one matter – fixing a fee to sell liquor for one day; Collins, McCraney and Hackett were adverse to allowing whisky to be sold at the park at all.}
The By-Law was read over clause by clause, and reported to Council as complete with amendment. The By-Law was then read a 3rd time on motion of Alderman McCraney, seconded by Alderman Brown.

Moved by Alderman McCraney; seconded by Alderman Cargill
That the By-Law to repeal the present Liquor License By-Law be read a second time. Carried.

The Council went into Committee of the Whole for its consideration, Alderman Anderson in the Chair. The By-Law was read over clause by clause and reported to Council as complete.
It was then read a 3rd time on motion of Alderman Salsbury, seconded by Alderman Brown.

Moved by Alderman Collins; Seconded by Alderman Hobson
That the By-Law to amend the Trades License By-Law be read a second time. Carried.

The Council went into Committee of the Whole for its consideration, Alderman Collins in the Chair. The By-Law was read over clause by clause and reported to Council as complete.
It was then read a 3rd time on motion of Alderman Collins, seconded by Alderman Anderson, the rules being suspended.

F. Cope      Thomas F. McGuigan
Mayor        City Clerk


Note: Comments in parenthesis { } denote further illumination provided by the writer and from The Vancouver Daily World Newspaper;
Catching up the By-Laws, May 26 1893, pg 3

Liquor, Trades Licenses By-Laws Amended – May 25, 1893
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