Scavengers with brooms and hand-cart

Vancouver civic scavengers appointed – April 25, 1887

James Crowley appointed Night Scavenger, and W. W. Ayer Day Scavenger. A.R. Coughtry allowed to open slaughter house, provided he complies with health by-laws. C. G. Johnson presented a petition signed by 350 citizens requesting a park for recreation grounds. City Clerk asked to send request to the Secretary of State to match the City’s $10,000 budget for a hospital, and join forces to build a combined General and Marine Hospital.