Hudson’s Bay Co. refused liquor license – February 14, 1887

Hudson’s Bay Co. refused liquor license – February 14, 1887

Hudson’s Bay Co. applied for a wholesale liquor license in connection with groceries. Refused (vote went 8-2) on the grounds that the current by-law did not permit it. One James Pollay asked to use City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to hold an “anti-Chinese meeting” and his request was granted. T.T. Black appointed City Auditor. Dr. Beckinsale sent in an account for $5.00 for “examining a lunatic.”

Police Magistrate refuses to act, charges Stewart – January 31, 1887

From John M. Stewart; calling the attention of the Council to his inability to hold a Police Court for the trial of H.L. Edson “on account of the Police Magistrate refusing to act.” As Mr. Gallagher has declined to carry out his tender for the clearing of the Cemetery, the tender to go to the next lowest bidder. Dr. McGuigan’s account lists $5.00 to examine “Buchanan a Lunatic” and $10.00 for holding an inquest on A. Cordova.