Letter received from R.D. Pith thanking Council for giving him an artificial leg. Condition of city street lights is a problem. The Vancouver Electric Railway & Light Co. “urged to erect all lights that they had been notified to purchase last year”. $34.70 to be paid to the City of Victoria “for the keep of the leper”. Oppenheimer Brothers protest against the Standard Oil Co.’s potential oil warehouse on Block 7.196.
Presbyterian Ladies’ Aid donates all linens and equipment for eight hospital beds. City accepts E.J. Clark’s offer of donation of lot for an athletic field. “Responsible parties” may apply for trees purchased by city.
City hospital informally opened Sept 22 with only one ward operative. Visiting hours Wednesdays and Sundays only between 3:00 and 4:00 pm. Citizens object to council’s “irregular” election of hospital medical staff. James Hartney to be compensated $280 for his property destroyed while he was quarantined.
Intersections chosen for installation of electric lights and fire hydrants. Contractors agree to have debris along Stanley Park road disposed of by city, and the cost deducted from final payment. Hiring of cook and temporary nurse for new hospital approved.