Publication: The Muncie Daily Times
Muncie, IN, United States
Nothing Out of the Ordinary Transacted
At the meeting of council last evening Councilman Kirby stated that Mrs. Marc Smith desired to occupy the council chamber with the industrial school this winter after the council meets in the little court room in the court house. He moved that such use of the chamber be granted Mrs. Smith. The motion was carried.
Kate Knowlton, J. M. Graham, Thad A. Neely and J.V.H. Koons were granted permission to build their own sidewalks.
Councilman Porter, in behalf of the electric light committee, recommended that an electric light be put at the corner of Blaine street and Ohmer avenue, which was petitioned for by employes [sic] employees of Ball Brothers’ glass works. A motion to that effect was carried.
An ordinance providing for a meeting of the council in the little court room, which was prepared by City Attorney Warner, was read by Councilman Moreland and passed under a suspension of rules. Beginning with next Monday evening, the council will meet there. As has been the custom in the past, the meetings will convene at 7 o’clock, beginning with the next meeting.
In behalf of the sewer committee, councilman Zook recommended that Charles Russey be given the contract for the construction of the Elm street main sewer as his bid was the lowest. Mr. Russey was awarded this contract.
City engineer Wood reported that the Main street main sewer had been completed according to contract and specifications.
Councilman Crabbs for the street and alley committee recommended that the alley between Ohmer and Chase avenues in Avondale be closed. The matter was referred to the councilmen of the ward in which the alley lies.
Superintendent Wilcoxon, of the Citizens’ Street Railway Company, reported that Highlands avenue in Whitely between the Ft. W.C. & L. tracks and Broadway was being improved. Gravel had been placed on the avenue south of the street car tracks and work was begun yesterday to place the gravel on the north side. He said that the works was being done at the least possible expense to the city.
The following bills were allowed:
Muncie Fdy. & Mach Co. - 53.05
Cleaning Asphalt streets - 82.00
City Engineer’s report - 29.00
W.A. Baker - - - - - 8.65
City Commissioners - - 42.00
J.T. Walterhouse - - - - 12.50
T.H. Barton - - - - - 2.88
Moses Mock - - - - - .50
Hemingray Glass Co. - - - 17.50
|Researcher:||Roger Lucas / Bob Stahr|
|Date completed:||October 16, 2011 by: Deb Reed Fowler;|