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THE 110^

MUNICIPAL REGISTER

FOR 1908,

CONTAINING

A REGISTER OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT,

TJIE

RULES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN, COMMON
COUNCIL, AND CITY COUNCIL,

A LIST OF EXECUTIVE AND OTHER PUBLIC OFFICERS AND
VARIOUS STATISTICS RELATING TO THE CITY.



COMPILED BY THE STATISTICS DEPARTMENT.



[City Document No. 51.]




BOSTON :

MUNICIPAL PRINTING OFFICE,

1908.



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INTRODUCTION.



The City has annually since 1821 issued a volume contain-
ing, until 1829, a register of the City Council and a list of
the officers. In 1829, the City Charter, in 1830, the Acts
relating to Boston and the ordinances, and in 1832, an index,
were added. The volume for 1822 contains fifteen pages,
and for 1840 eighty-five pages, and three pages of index.
The volumes up to and including 1840 bear the title of The
Rules and Orders of the Common Council, and since that
year the title of The Municipal Register. The Munici-
pal Register for 1 841 contains the Rules and Orders of the
Common Council, joint rules, ordinances of the City, statutes
of the Commonwealth relating to the City, a list of the public
schools, the City Government of 1841, the committees and
departments (consisting at that time of the treasury, law,
police, health, public land and buildings, lamps and bridges,
fire, and public charitable institutions), and a list of the
ward officers ; from 1842 to 1864, it also contains a list of
the members of preceding City Governments, a necrological
record of those members, the latest ordinances and the special
statutes relating to the City; in 1851 a list of the annual
orators was added, and in 1853 a map of the City and the
Rules of the Board of Aldermen were inserted; in 1876 sta-
tistics of registration and voting were included, and since 1879
in tabulated form ; in 1883 portraits of the Mayor and pre-
siding officers of the two branches of the City Council Avere
included, and in 1888 a list of the members of the past City
Governments of Roxbury and Charlestown was added, and
continued to 1890. From 1889 to 1896, inclusive. The
Municipal Register contained a compilation of the Charter
and Acts subsequently passed, in the place of which an index
of said Charter and Acts was substituted in 1897. The Bos-
ton charter and index are again omitted this year ; otherwise
The Municipal Register of this year is in substantially
the form of all other Municipal Registers since 1889.

By the direction of the Joint Committee on Rules and

Orders The Municipal Register of 1908 has been com-

■ piled by the Statistics Department. Text and tables have

been revised, and several new tables, with additional text,

have been incorporated.



MUNICIPAL KEGISTEK.



ORIGIN AND GEOWTH OF BOSTON.



The Royal Patent incorporating the Governor and
Company of Massachusetts Bay in New England passed
the seals March ;^ 4, 1628-29. At a General Court, or
Meeting of the Company, on August * 29 of that year it
was voted ' ' that the Government and patent should be
settled in New England." To that end Governor Win-
throp led the Puritan Exodus in 1630. Soon after his
arrival at Salem on June *12, 1630, he proceeded with a
large following to Charlestown, where a plantation had
been established the summer before. The Assistants
held three Courts at Charlestown in the interval, August
^ 23 to September * 28, inclusive. At their meeting
on September * 7, they ' ' ordered that Trimountaine
shalbe called Boston ; Mattapan, Dorchester ; and the
towne upon Charles River, Waterton." Thus Shawmut
of the Indians was named Boston, probably out of grati-
tude to the Merchants of Boston in Lincolnshire, who
had subscribed generously to the stock of the Company.

In the course of the summer, Governor Winthrop
with the patent chose Boston as his abiding place.
The first " Court" held in Boston was a ' ' General Court"
on October * 19, "for establishing of the govern-
ment." On October * 3, 1632, Boston was formally
declared to be "the fittest place for publique meetings
of any place in the Bay."

Boston was the first town in Massachusetts to
become a city. It was incorporated February 23, 1822,
by St. 1821, c. 110, adopted March 4, 1822. This act
was revised by St. 1854, c. 448, commonly called the
City Charter, adopted November 13, 1854.

The neck of land called Boston, still called Boston"
Proper, contained perhaps YOO acres of land, judging
from the Y83 acres shown by the ofiicial survey of 1Y94.
In the interval 1630-37, Boston acquired jurisdiction
over most of the territory now included in Chelsea,
Winthrop, Revere, East Boston, Brookline, Quincy,
Braintree, Randolph and Holbrook, besides certain

* Old Style.



' ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF BOSTON. 7

islands in the harbor. From 1637 till May 13, 1640,
when ' ' Mount WooUaston " was set off as Braintree,
Boston exercised jurisdiction over a territory of at least
40,000 acres. Within its present limits there are only
27,300 acres, including flats and water.

Since 1640, grants of land have been made to Boston
by the General Court as follows : (1) October* 16, 1660,
1,000 acres "for the use of a free schoole, layd out in
the wildernesse or North of the Merimake River " (in
Haverhill), in 1664. (2) June * 27, 1735, in abatement
of Province Tax, three townships, each six miles square,
or 69,120 acres in all. These townships later became
the Towns of Charlemont, Coh-ain, and Pittsfield.
Boston sold its interest in them June * 30, 1736, for
£3,660. (3) June 26, 1794, a township of land in
Maine (23,040 acres) "to build a public hospital." This
tract was sold by the City April 6, 1833, for $4,200.

Muddy River was set off as the Town of Brookline
on November * 13, 1706, and Rumney Marsh was set
off as the Town of Chelsea January * 8, 1739.

The principal annexations of territory included
within the present limits of the City of Boston, have
been made as follows :

(1) iSToddle's Island, by order of Court of Assistants, March
* 9, 1636-37. (2) South Boston set off from Dorchester, March
6, 1804, by St. 1803, c. 111. (3) Washington Village set off
from Dorchester, May 21, 1855, by St. 1855, c. 468. (4) Rox-
bury, January 6, 1868, by St. 1867, c. 359, accepted September

9, 1867. Roxbury received its name by order of the Court of
Assistants, October * 8, 1630. It was incorporated a City, March
12, 1846, by St. 1846, c. 95, accepted March 25, 1846. (5) Dor-
chester, January 8, 1870, by St. 1869, c. 348, accepted June 22,
1869. It received its name September * 7, 1630, by order of
the Court of Assistants. (6) Brighton, January 5, 1874, by St.
1873, c. 303, accepted October 7, 1873. Set off from Cambridge
as the Town of Brighton, February 24, 1807, by St. 1806, c. 65.
(7) Charlestown, January 5, 1874, by St. 1873, c. 286, accepted
October 7, 1873. Settled July *4, 1629. It was incorporated
a City, February 22, 1847, by St. 1847, c. 29, accepted March

10, 1847. (8) West Roxbury, January 5, 1874, by St. 1873, c.
314, accepted October 7, 1873. It was set off from Roxbury
and incorporated a Town, May 24, 1851, by St. 1851, c. 250.

*01cl style.



MUNICIPAL KEGISTER.






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THE CITY SEAL
As it appeared prior to 1827.

The City Seal was adopted by "An Ordinance to Establish
the City Seal," passed January 2, 1823, which provides
" That the design hereto annexed, as sketched by John R.
Penniman, giving a view of the City, be the device of the City
Seal; that the motto be as' follows, to wit : ' Sicut patribus
sit Dens nobis ' ; and that the inscription be as follows : —
'Bostonia condita, A.D. 1630. Civitatis regimine donata,
A.D. 1822.' " The motto is taken from 1 Kings, viii., 5T.

The seal as it then appeared is shown above.

The seal as it was afterwards changed, and has ever since
continued to be used, first appeared on page 221 of the
volume of laws and ordinances, commonly known as the
"First Revision," published in 1827, and is continued as
the City Seal at the present time by Revised Ordinances
of 1898, Chapter 1, Section 5, which provides that "The
seal of the City shall be circular in form ; shall bear a view of
the City ; the motto ' Sictjt Pateibus Sit Deus Nobis,'
and the inscription, 'Bostonia Condita; A.D. 1630. Civi-
tatis Rbgimeste Donata, A.D. 1822,' as herewith set forth."

The seal as changed in 1827, and as it has ever since
appeared, is shown opposite the title page.





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CITY GOVERNMENT.
G VERNME N T

OF THE

CITY OF BOSTON,

1908.



GEORGE A. HIBBARD, Mayor.

Residence, 35 Beaumont street, Dorchester.

Salary, $10,000.

[Stat. 1885, Chap. 266; Stat. 1895, Chap. 499, § 1; Rev. Ord. 1898,

Chap. 2.]



BOARD OF ALDERMEN.

Salary, $1,500 each.
[Stat. 1903, Chap. 426.]

Louis M. Clark, Chairman.

John E. Baldwin . 51 Emerson street, South Boston.
James M. Cueley . .114 Mt. Pleasant avenue, Roxbury.

Louis M. Clark 44 Mill street, Dorchester.

Michael J. Leary . . 131 Havre street, East Boston.
Frederick A. Finigan, 213 Chestnut ave., Jamaica Plain.
Daniel J. Donnelly ...... 29 Curve street.

George P. Anderson .... 25 Cumberland street.

Ellery H. Clark 404 Tremont street.

Walter Ballantyne . .224 Dudley street, Roxbuiy.
Frederick J. Brand . 4 Melville avenue, Dorchester.
W. Dudley Cotton, Jr. . . 77 Walnut park, Roxbury.
W. Prentiss Parker . . 218 Seaver street, Roxbury.
James P. Timilty 5 Sumner place, Roxbury.



10 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

Olerh, ex officio.
John T. Priest, 76 Homestead street, Roxbury.

Salary, $5,000.

[Stat. 1854, Chap. 448, § 30 ; Stat. 1885, Chap, 266, § 2 ; Stat. 1901, Chap.

332 ; Rev. Ord. 1898, Chap. 11.]



Regular meetings, Mondays at 3 P.M.



COMMON COUNCIL.

Salary, $300 each.

[Stat. 1896, Chap. 410.]

Leo F. McCullough, President.

Ward 1. — Edward C. R. Bagley^ 150 Princeton street.
Theodore L. Sorenson, 678 Bennington street.
Frank A. Goodwin, 986 Saratoga street.

Ward 2. — * Thomas F. Doherty, 163 Webster street. *
Joseph H. Pendergast, 48 Chelsea street.
Dennis A. O'Neil, 195 Havre street.

Ward 3. — John J. McCormack, 30A Bunker Hill street.
James J. Brennan, 176 Chelsea street.
James J. Moore, 44 Tufts street.

Ward 4- — James A, Hatton, 358 Bunker Hill street.
Patrick B. Carr, 560 Medford street.
Francis M. Ducey, 330 Bunker Hill street.

Ward 5. — Joseph M. Sullivan, 38 Mt. Vernon street.
John J. Buckley, 33 Cordis street.
William E. Carney, 11 Ellwood street.

Ward 6. — Max L. Rachkowsky, 50 Salem street.
Joseph Santosuosso, 294 Hanover street.
James T. Purcell, 52 Hull street.

* Died May 21, 1908.




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COMMON COUNCIL. 11

Ward 7. — Johx L. Donovan, 14 Noanet street.
John T. Kennedy, 35 Carver street.
* Edward D. Spellman, 31 Tyler street.

Ward 8. — Alfred J. Lill, Jr., 13 Allen street.
Jacob Rosenberg, 80 Brighton street,
James J. Ryan, 54 Spring street.

Ward 9. — John S. Driscoll, 62 Emerald street.
Solomon Sacks, 4 Oswego street.
John J. Attridge, 118 Maiden street.

Ward 10. — J. Henderson Allston, 10 Dundee street.
Joseph W. Wharton, 1 Ferdinand street.
Channing H. Cox, Hotel Westminster.

Ward 11. — Isaac L. Roberts, 35 Grove street.

CouRTENAY Crocker, 343~Commonwealth ave.
Walter C. Kellogg, 74 Pinckney street.

Ward 12. — Augustus D. McLennan, 670 Tremont street.
Seth Fenelon Arnold, 94 Worcester street.
Alfred G. Davis, 692 Tremont street.

Ward 13. — Leo F. McCullough, 60 West Fifth street.
Edward T. J. Noonan, 293 Broadway.
Stephen A. Welch, 138 Athens street.

Ward llf. — John J. Driscoll, 506 East Third street.
Thomas F. O'Brien, 55 Q street.
Thomas J. Casey, 233 K street.

Ward 15. — Timothy J. Sullivan, 386 West Fourth street.
Francis L. Colpoys, 25 Loring street.
John O'Hara, 10 Vale street.

Ward 16. — John D. McGivern, 10 Boston street.
John L. Costello, 28 Rand street.
James H. Kelly, 908 Dorchester avenue.

* Died February 27, 1908.



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Ward 17. — Thomas M. Joyce, 25 Adams street.

Francis L. Daly, 76 Blue Hill avenue.
Francis J. Brennan, 1 Vine avenue.

Ward 18. — Daniel F. Cronin, 79 West Lenox street.
Michael F. O'Brien, 82 Roxbury street.
George Kenney, 259 Cabot street.

Ward 19. — William J. Kohler, 10 Conant street.
John J. Donovan, 40 Terrace street.
James E. Gilligan, 32 St. Alphonsus street.

Ward 20. — William S. Bramhall, 130 Gushing avenue.
Charles T. Harding, 3 Clement street.
Harry R. Cumming, 608 Park street.

Ward 21. — Walter C. Brown, 125 Bower street.

Donald J. Ferguson, 4 Kensington park.
E. Howard George, Norfolk House.

Ward 22. — Joseph H. Went worth, 374B Centre street.
William H. Morgan, 45 Oak View terrace.
George Penshorn, 3 Atherton street.

Ward 23. — George M. Brown, 11 Clarendon park.

Earl E. Davidson, 210 Mt. Vernon street.
George W. Smith, 4181 Washington street.

Ward 24. — Charles L. Carr, 13 Everett street.
Frank B. Crane, 61 Dracut street.
James A. Hart, 1892 Dorchester avenue.

< Ward 25. — Edward C. Webster, 241 Cambridge street.
Axel E. Zetterman, 57 Riverdale street.
Charles H. Warren, 87 Etna street.

Clerk.
Joseph O'Kane, 40 Blake ville street, Dorchester.

Salary, $3,500.



Regular meetings, Thursdays at 7.45 P.M.



CITY COUNCIL.



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MEMBERS OF THE CITY COUNCIL.



Anderson, George P.
Baldwin, John E.
Ballantyne, Walter
Brand, Frederick J.
Clark, Ellery H. i

Clark, Louis M.
Cotton, W. Dudley, Jr.



(Alphabetically arranged.)
ALDERMEN.

Curley, James M.
Donnelly, Daniel J.
Finigan, Frederick A.
Leary, Michael J.
Parker, W. Prentiss.
Timilty, James P.





COUNCILMEN.






Ward




Ward


Allston, J. Henderson . 10


Cumming, Harry R. .


20


Arnold, Seth F. .


. 12


Daly, Francis L. . . .


17


Attridge, John J. .


. 9


Davidson, Earl E. .


23


Bagley, Edward C. I


i. . 1


Davis, Alfred G. . . .


12


Bramhall, William S


. 20


* Doherty, Thomas F.


2


Brennan, Francis J.


. 17


Donovan, John L.


7


Brennan, James J.


. 3


Donovan, John J.


19


Brown, George M.


. 23


Driscoll, John J. . .


14


Brown, Walter C.


. 21


Driscoll, John S. .


9


Buckley, John J.


. 5


Ducey, Francis M. .


4


Carney, William E.


. 5


Ferguson, Donald J. •


21


Carr,. Charles L. .


. 24


George, E. Howard .


21


Carr, Patrick B. .


. . 4


Gilligan, James E. .


19


Casey, Thomas J.


. . 14


Goodwin, Frank A. .


1


Colpoys, Francis L.


. 15


Harding, Charles T. .


20


Costello, John L. .


. . 16


Hart, James A. . .


. 24


Cox, Channing H.


. . 10


Hatton, James A.


4


Crane, Frank B. .


. . 24


Joyce, Thomas M. .


17


Crocker, Courtenay


. 11


Kellogg, Walter C. .


11


Cronin, Daniel F.


. 18


Kelly, James H. . .


16


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ly 21, 1908.





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MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



Kennedy, John T. .
Kenney George .
Kohler, William J. .
Lill, Alfred J., Jr. .
McCormack, John J.
McCullough, Leo F.
McGivern, John D.
McLennan, Augustus D
Moore, James J. .
Morgan, William H.
Noonan, Edward T. J
O'Brien, Michael F.
O'Brien, Thomas F.
O'Hara, John . . .
O'Neil, Dennis A. .
Pendergast, Joseph H
Penshorn, George . .
Purcell, James T.



Ward

7
18
19

8

3
13
16
12

3
22
13
18
14
15

2
. 2
22

6



Rachkowsky, Max L
Roberts, Isaac L.
Rosenberg, Jacob
Ryan, James J. .
Sacks, Solomon .
Santosuosso, Joseph
Smith, George W.
Sorenson, Theodore L
* Spellman, Edward D.
Sullivan, Joseph M.
Sullivan, Timothy J.
Warren, Charles H. .
Webster, Edward C.
Welch, Stephen A. .
Wentworth, Joseph H
Wharton, Joseph W.
Zetterman, Axel E. .



Ward



11



9

6

23

1

7

5

15

25

25

13

22

10

25



* Died February 27, 1908.



Days of Meeting.
Board of Aldermen, Mondays at 3 P.M.
Common Council, Thursdays at 7.45 P.M.

Stenographer to the Qity Council. — E. W. Harnden,
26 East Springfield street.

Secretary of the Board of Aldermen — Frank X. Chisholm,
49 Regent street, Roxbury.



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RULES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN". 15



RULES AND ORDERS.



RULES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN.

CHAIKMAN.

Rule 1. The chairman of the board shall take the chair at the hour
to which the board shall have adjourned, and shall call the members to
order, and, a quorum being present, shall cause the minutes of the
preceding regular meeting to be read. In the absence of the chairman,
the senior member present shall preside as chairman pro tempore.

Rule 2. The chairman shall preserve decorum and order, may speak
to points of order in preference to other members, and shall decide all
questions of order, subject to an appeal to the board ; and no other business
shall be in order until the question on appeal shall have been decided.

Rule 3. The chairman shall propound all motions in the order in
which they are moved, unless the subsequent motion shall be previous
in its nature, except that, in naming sums and fixing times, the largest
sum and the longest time shall be put first.

Rule 4. The chairman shall, at the request of any member, make a
division of a question when the sense will admit.

Rule 5. The chairman shall, without debate, decide all questions
relating to priority of business to be acted upon.

Rule 6. The chairman shall declare all votes; but if any member
doubts a vote, the chairman shall cause a rising vote to be taken, and,
when any member so requests, shall cause the vote to be taken or veri-
fied by yeas and nays.

Rule 7. The chairman shall appoint all committees, fill all vacancies
therein, and designate the rank of the members thereof.

Rule 8, When the chairman of the board or the chairman pro
tempore shall desire to vacate the chair he may call any member to it;
but such substitution shall not continue beyond an adjournment.

MOTIONS.

Rule 9. Every motion shall be reduced to writing if the chairman
shall so direct.

Rule 10, A motion to strike out and insert shall be deemed indi-
visible; but a motion to strike out being lost shall not preclude amend-
ment, or a motion to strike out and insert.

Rule 11, No motion or proposition of a subject different from that
under consideration shall be admitted under color of amendment.

Rule 12. When an order or resolution relates to a subject which
may properly be examined and reported upon by an existing committee
of the city council, such order or resolution shall, upon presentation,
be referred to such committee. When a motion is made to refer any



16 MUNICIPAL KEGISTEK.

subject, and different committees are proposed, the motion shall be put
in the following order :

1. To a standing committee of the board.

2. To a special committee of the board.

3. To a joint standing committee.

4. To a joint special committee.

KuLE 13. After a motion has been put by the chairman, it shall not
be withdrawn except by imanimous consent.

Rule 14. When a question is under debate the following motions
only shall be entertained, and in the order in which they stand arranged

1. To adjourn.

2. To lay on the table.

3. To postpone to a day certain.

4. To commit.

5. To amend.

6. To postpone indefinitely.

Rule 15. A motion to adjourn shall be in order at any time, except
on an immediate repetition, or pending a verification of a vote ; and that
motion, the motion to lay on the table, and the motion to take from the
table, shall be decided without debate.

KE A DINGS.

Rule 16. Every ordinance, order, and resolution reported by a com-
mittee shall, sinless rejected, have two several readings, both of which
may take place at the same session, unless objection is made. When-
ever the second reading immediately follows the first reading, the docu-
ment may be read by its title only. Orders from the board of street
commissioners changing the names of streets, and orders granting loca-
tions for poles or posts, shall, however, have one reading only at the
same session.

CONFIRMATIONS.

Rule 17. The question of confirming a nomination made by the
mayor shall be decided by a yea and nay ballot.

RECONSIDERATION.

Rule 18. When a vote has been passed, any member may move a
reconsideration thereof at the same meeting; or he may give notice to
the clerk, within twenty-four hours of the adjournment, of his inten-
tion to move a reconsideration at the next regular meeting; in which
case the clerk shall retain possession of the papers until the next
regular meeting; and when a motion for reconsideration is decided
that vote shall not be reconsidered.

conduct of members.
Rule 19. Every member when about to speak shall rise, address the
chair, and wait until he is recognized, and in speaking shall confine



KULES OF THE BOARD OF ALDERMEN. 17

himself to the question, and avoid personalities. Any member who, in
debate or otherwise, indulges in personalities or makes charges reflect-
ing upon the character of another member shall make an apology in
open board at the meeting when the offence is committed or at the next
succeeding regular meeting, and, failing to do so, shall be named by the
chairman or held in contempt and suspended from further participation
in debate until said apology is made.

Rule 20. No member speaking shall, without his consent, be inter-
rupted by another, except upon a point of order.

Rule 21. No member shall be permitted to vote on any question, or
serve on any committee, where his private right is immediately con-
cerned, distinct from the public interest.

Rule 22. Every member who shall be present when a question is put,
where he is not excluded by interest, shall give his vote, unless the
board for special reasons shall excuse him. Application to be so
excused on any question must be made before the board is divided,
or before the calling of the yeas and nays; and such application shall
be accompanied by a brief statement of the reasons, and shall be
decided without debate.

STANDING COMMITTEES.

Rule 23. The following standing committees of the board, to con-
sist of five members each, except where otherwise herein provided,
and the members of the joint standing committees on the part of this
board, named in the joint rules and Orders of the city council, and all
other committees, unless otherwise provided for, or specially directed
by the board, shall be appointed by the chair:

Committee on Armories and Military Affairs — County Accounts —
Electric Wires — Faneuil Hall and County Buildings — Lamps — Li-
censes — Markets — Railroads — Public Improvements, to consist of all
the members of the board.

ORDEK OF BUSINESS.

Rule 24. At every regular meeting of the board the order of busi-
ness shall be as follows :

1. Communications from his honor the mayor.

2. Presentation of petitions, memorials, and remonstrances.

3. Hearings.

4. Papers from the common council.

5. Unfinished business of preceding meetings.

6. Orders of notice of hearings.
1. Reports of city officers.

8. Reports of committees.

9. Motions, orders and resolutions.



18 MUNICIPAL REGISTEK.



REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.

EuLE 25. Committees of the board, to whom any matter is especially
referred, shall report within four weeks, or ask for further time.

SPECTATORS.

EuLE 26. No person, except a member of the board, shall be per-
mitted to occupy the seat of any member while the board is in session.

EuLE 27. No persons, excepting members of the city council, heads
of departments, and reporters, shall be allowed in the anteroom of the
aldermanic chamber while the board is in session. No person shall be
allowed to enter the aldermanic chamber while the board is in session,
after the seats furnished for spectators are occupied. The city mes-
senger shall enforce this rule.

LICENSES.

EuLE 28. No permission for the use of land for the purpose of
burial, nor for the construction of underground conduits, shall be granted
until a public hearing shall have been given by the board of aldermen
on the application for such permission. No permission shall be granted
for the erection of poles, piers, abutments or other fixtures for the



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