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No.


Yes.


No.


1 .


1,192


836


1,094


1,177


1,321


1,690


1,075


1,412


1,411


1,649


1,892


1,641


1


2 .


1,165


445


1,061


673


1,156


1,103


940


832


1,191


843


1.57S


872


. 2


3 .


1,005


573


'945


790


944


1,130


948


728


1,168


811


1,380


934


3


4 .


8S1


502


848


727


933


994


861


608


1,098


717


1,137


825


4


5 .


1,024


508


930


768


958


1,044


994


580


1,179


658


1,344


790


. 5


6 .


992


277


690


534


825


756


674


432


808


547


930


442


. 6


7 .


569


245


469


351


603


569


586


290


637


381


705


321


. 7


8 .


859


360


717


567


843


829


S18


535


954


518


1,141


544


. 8


9 .


677


370


5S0


464


841


732


754


460


858


527


967


578


9


lO .


504


260


497


. 328


771


529


654


317


668


391


646


402


. lO


11 .


1,676


651


1,448


853


2,132


1,325


1,977


837


2,110


936


2,450


1,004


. 11


12 .


715


282


672


380


857


663


7S0


388


752


393


807


482


. 12


13 .


1,253


438


1,064


986


1,285


1,119


1,095


664


1,363


722


1,498


795


. 13


14 .


1,871


836


1,464


1,393


1,793


1,782


1,726


1,208


2,058


1,515


. 2,483


1,674


. 14


15 .


1,146


541


8S4


905


1,137


1,259


1,126


804


1,376


1,012


1,577


1,079


15


16 .


967


320


833


448


989


880


909


520


934


602


1,180


609


. 16


17 .


1,093


520


1,063


7S9


1,219


1,115


1,188


732


1,183


746


1,313


S64


. 17


18 .


943


492


924


765


1,185


1,005


1,100


628


1,205


762


1,400


902


. 18


19


1,458


622


1,133


932


1,360


1,391


1,302


910


1,432


1,039


1,659


1,092


. 19


20 .


1,676


772


1,615


1,408


1,970


2,020


1,981


1.27S


2,341


1,540


2,715


1,669


. 20


21 .


1,595


956


1,442


1,386


2,012


1,814


2,035


1,337


2,384


1,531


2,798


1,784


21


22 .


1,412


430


1,281


747


1,545


1,103


1,576


673


1,842


873


2,195


1,002


. 22


23 .


1,629


838


1,521


1,362


1,899


1,932


1,952


1,453


2,442


1,757


2,771


2,001


. 23


24 .


1,876


1,305


1,557


2,072


1,921


2,663


2,055


2,138


2,771


2,425


3,540


3,058


. 24


25 .


981


531


916


747


1,117


1,029


1,039


792


1,275


853


1,542


1,002


. 85


Total


29,159


13,910


25,648


21,552


31,616


30,476


30,145


20,556


[35,440


23,748


41,648


26,366


Total



The vote for license in 1889 was, Yes, 27,134; No, 17,875. In 1890, Yes, 29,159; No, 13,910.



VOTES ON ACTS AND QUESTIONS. 313



Votes on Acts and Questions Submitted to the People.

Chapter 110, Acts of 1821. — "An Act to Establish the City
of Boston." Adopted March 4, 1822. Yes, 2,797 ; no, 1,881.

Chapter 167, Acts of 1846. — "An Act for Supplying the
City of Boston with Pare Water." Adopted April 13, 1846.
Yes, 4,637; no, 348.

Chapter 448, Acts of 1854. — « An Act to Revise the Charter
of the City of Boston." Adopted November 13, 1854. Yes,
9,166; no, 990.

Chapter 185, Acts of 1875. — " An Act for the Laying Out
of Public Parks in or near the City of Boston." Adopted June 9,
1875. Yes,. 3,706; no, 2,311.

Chapter 41, Resolves of 1889. — Proposed Article of Amend-
ment to the Constitution " Forbidding the Manufacture and Sale
of Intoxicating Liquors to be used as a Beverage." Defeated
April 22, 1889. Yes, 10,669 ; no, 31,699.

Chapter 473, Acts of 1893. — " An Act relating to the Election
of Members of the Board of Aldermen." Adopted November 7,
1893. Yes, 26,955 ; no, 19,622.

Chapter 481, Acts of 1893. — " An Act to Provide for Rapid
Transit in Boston and Vicinity." Defeated November 7, 1893.
Yes, 24,012; no, 27,5S8.

Chapter 548, Acts of 1894. — " An Act to Incorporate the
Boston Elevated Railway Company and to Promote Rapid Transit
in the City of Boston and Vicinity." Adopted July 24, 1894.
Yes, 15,542; no, 14,162.

Chapter 436, Acts of 1895. — " Is it Expedient that Municipal
Suffrage be Granted to Women ? " Defeated November 5, 1895.
Yes, 22,401 ; no, 42,502.



CONTENTS.



CONTENTS.



A

PAGE

Acting mayor 17, 19

Acts submitted to the people, vote

on 313

Agents and inspectors, board of

health 122

Aid, State, committee on 97

Aldermen, chairman 17, 71, 238, 254

clerk of board 20, 71

committees of 97

contested elections 245

election of 8

names and residences... 71

past members 254

powers and duties 18

rules 77

salary 19

to be surveyors of high-
ways 18

vacancy 9

vote for 306

Almshouse and hospital, Long

Island 126

Annexations, dates of 6

Annual estimates 14

financial statement, publica-
tion of 22

meeting and officers to be

elected . 8

Appeal, board of 154

from inspector of buildings, 31

Appropriations 20

committee on 100

met by taxes and general

revenue 228

Area of city by wards 231

Armories and military affairs, com-
mittee on 97

Art commission 154

Assessed polls, registration, and

votes 279

Assessing department 108

committee on 100

Assessment districts 109

Assessors' statistics 230

Assistant assessors, appointment of, 109
commissioner of public

institutions 126

registrars of voters 33

Audience with heads of depart-
ments, committee on 98

Auditing department 113

committee on 100

B

Badges, committee on 98

Ballot-law commission 34

Bark, etc., measurers of 174

Bath-houses 121

Beef, weighers of 171

Births, registrar of 140

Board of aldermen 17, 71

appeal 31, 69, 154



FAGE

Board of assessors 108

election commissioners . . . 115

health 38,121

park commissioners 42,133

police 43,155

sinking-fnnd commission-
ers 140

street commissioners 49, 148

Boilers, etc., weighers of 171

Bonds of city officers 22

Boston, area by wards 231

debt 223

population, from 1638-1895.. 278

sketch of its history 6

transit commission 157

Boundary lines, committee on 97

Branch hospital, South Boston, com-
mittee on 98

libraries 129

Bridge division 141

committee on -■ ■ 97

deputy superintendent of, 141

commissioners 25, 145

Bridges 25, 134, 141

Brighton, date of annexation, etc... 6

municipal court 160

Building commissioner 29,113

department 113

committee on 100

inspectors 29

to attend fires 31

Buildings, public, department of 135

committee on 103

superintendent of 135

Bundled hay, inspectors of 174

Bureau of criminal investigation ... 155

By-laws 23

C

Car service, committee on 9S

Celebration, 17th June, committee

on 104

4th July, committee on, 104
memorial day, commit-
tee on 104

Cemeteries 122

Cemetery, Mount Hope, department

of...... 131

Census of population 229

Central library 129

Charcoal measures, seizers of 150

Charlestown, date of annexation,

etc 6

municipal court 160

Charter of the city 7

City auditor 113

charter 7

accepted 6

clerk 20, 32, 71, 114

department 114

committee on 100

collector 32,115



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PAGE

City council 20, 75

committees of 100

joint rules 89

members ineligible to

other offices 26

organization 10

past members 254

powers of 20

present members 75

courts, justices of 235

engineer 37,116

government, organization of

the 10,71

government, 1891-95 249

hospital staff 124

trustees 38,124

messenger department 114

committee on . . . 101

officers, appointment of 11

removal of 12

terms of service . . .11, 106, 152

to give bonds 22

prison, officers 157

property, care of 22

registrar 140

seal - 70

solicitor 128

treasurer 64, 149

Claims, committee on 101

Clerk, city 20, 32, 71, 114

Clerk of committees department . . . 115

committee on 101

Coal, weighers of 171

Collateral Loan company 163

director of 163

Collecting department 115

committee on 101

Collection of ashes, committee on . 98

Commissioners of bridges 25,145

Committee s, clerk of ■ 115

joint standing 100

joint special 104

of board of aldermen . . 97

of common council. .. . 98
Common, etc., not to be sold or

leased 22

Common council 19, 72

clerk of 19, 74

committees of 98

contested elections, 245

election of 8

organization 19

past members 258

powers 19

present members . . 72

president of, 19, 72, 242, 258

quorum of 19

rules and orders of, 81

vacancies 9

Compensation of the mayor 17,71

Constables 172

Control of police by the mayor. ... 14

Consultation of heads of departments, 14

Contingent expenses, committee on, 97, 101

Conveyancers, city 128

Corporators 7

Corporation counsel 128

Correction, house of 127

County accounts, committee on ... . 97

and city courts 159

auditor 1 58

collector 32, 115

commissioners, powers of.. 18, 158

debt 223

officers 158

treasurer 64, 15S

Courts, officers of 15S



D

PAGE

D-street nuisance, committee on 9S

Deaths, registry of 140

Debt, limitation of 21

Debts, interest and sinking-funds . . 223

Deeds, register of 158

Department estimates, mayor to

examine 14

Deputy sealers of weights and meas-
ures 150

Director, Collateral Loan Company. 163
Workingmen's Loan Asso-
ciation 163

Disposal of offal, committee on .... 104

District attorney 158

Division of city into wards 22, 175

schools 166

wards into precincts 187

Dorchester, date of annexation, etc.. 6

municipal court 161

Drainage, main 147

Drawbridges, committee on 98



E



East Boston district court 161

Election department, committee on, 101

Election, aldermen 8

commissioners 33,115

councilmen 8

date of 8

department 115

mayor

school committee 8,47

Elections, committee on 97

Electric wires, committee on 97

Engineering department 116

committee on 101

Engines and officers 118

Estimates, annual 14

Executive departments 108

officers 11, 106

powers 11

Expenditures, actual, 1874-96 222

Expenses of members of board of

aldermen 26



F

Faneuil hall, etc., committee on 97

market 131

not to be sold or leased, 22

Fence- viewers 173

Ferry division 146

committee on 97

deputy superintendent of.. 146

Field-drivers and pound-keepers . . . 173

Finance, committee on 101

Fire commissioner 37, 116

department 116

apparatus 118

chief engineer of 117

committee on 101

districts and chiefs 117

First and second assistant assessors, 109

Fountains 140

Fourth of July, committee on cele-
bration of 104

Freight ferry, committee on 98

Funeral of Gov. Greenhalge, com-
mittee on 104

of Timothy J. Butler, com-
mittee on 98

undertakers 170



CONTENTS.



319



G

PAGE

Gas-house nuisance, North Eud,

committee ou 9S

General meetings 7

Government, city of Boston 8, 71

past members 254

present members 71

Governor, votes for 291

Grade crossings, committee on 104

Grain, measurers of 173

H

Harbor improvements, committee on, 104

islands 232

master 156

Hay, inspectors and weighers of . . . 174

Hay scales, superintendents 174

Heads of departments 27

Health department 121

committee on 101

physician 121

Highways, surveyors of 18

Historic landmarks, committee on. . 104

Holidays and vacations, schools. . . . 169

Home for neglected children 127

Hospital and almshouse, Long

Island 126

department 124

committee on 101

insane 126

medical and surgical staff, 124

House of correction, Deer Island.. . 127

correction, South Boston. 127
reformation for juvenile

offenders 127

Houses, number of 230

vacant 230

I
Improvement of South Bay, com-
mittee on 98

Insane hospital, West Roxbury .... 126

Inspection of prisons, committee on, 97
Inspectors and agents, board of

health 122

of charcoal measures. . . 150

hay and straw 173

lime 173

petroleum, etc 173

vessels and ballast. . . 149

Institutions, commissioner of 39, 126

department 126

committee on 102

Interest on city debt 223

Islands in city limits 232

J

Jailer and sheriff 158

Joint rules and orders 89

committee on 105

Joint special committees 104

standing committees 100

Judiciary, committee on 97

July fourth, committee on 104

June seventeenth, committee on 104

Justices of the police, justices', and

municipal courts 159, 235

L

Lamp department 127

committee on 102

Lamps, committee on 97

Land, area of 230

vacant 230

Lands, public, committee on 103

Law department 128

committee on 102



PAGE

Leather, upper, measurers of 174

Legislation affecting the common

council, committee on 98

Legislative matters, committee on.. 102

Library department 129

central and branches 129

committee on 102

License, vote for 312

Licenses, committee on 97

Lime, inspector of 174

Loan association, workingmen's 163

director of 163

Loan company, collateral 163

director of 163

Loans, how authorized 21

M

Main drainage works 147

Managers of old south associa-
tion 163

Marble, etc., surveyors of 174

Market, Faneuil hall 22, 131

Market department 131

committee on 102

limits 25

Markets, committee on 97

Marriages, etc., registry of 140

Marsh lands, ward 15, committee on, 98

Mayor 11, 71

" acting mayor" 17, 19

appointments by 11

control of police 14

election of 8

powers and duties 11

removals by 12

salary 17, 23, 71

terms of service 236

vacancy in office of 8

veto power 15

votes for 295

Mayor's address, committee on. . . . 104

Measurers of grain 173

upper leather 174

wood, bark, etc 174

Medical examiners 163

inspectors 121

Meeting, annual 8

Meetings, days of, aldermen 71

common council 74

of citizens, by wards 7

Members of city council 75

Memorial day, committee 104

Messenger, city 114

Military affairs, committee on 97

Milk and vinegar, inspector of 121

Minot-street nuisance, committee on, 98

Monuments and statues 139

Morgue 122

Mount Hope cemetery department. . 131

committee on 102

Municipal courts 159

election 8

lighting, committee on.. 98
ownership of street rail-
ways, committee on. . . 105

register, history of 5

year 8

N

New bridge to Everett, committee on, 105

horse-mart, committee on 98

general register of qualified

voters 34

ward-rooms, committee on . . . 97
ward-room, ward 19, commit-
tee on 99



320



MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



PAGE

New wards 175

Sight car for East Boston, com-
mittee on 99

Non-elections and other vacancies. . 8

O

Office, term of 24, 106, 152

Officer to transportinsane persons. . 169
Officers and boards appointed by

the mayor 27

of the city 11, 106, 152

paid by fees 171

Old south association, managers of, 163

Oliver-street dump, committee on. . 99

Orators of Boston , . 233

Ordinances and law department,

committee on 102

Ordinances, power to make 23

Organization of city government ... 10
school committee. . . 48, 164

Origin of the city 6

Other public officers 152

Overseeing of the poor department. . 132

committee on 102

Overseers of the poor 41, 132

P

Parental school, West Roxbury .... 127

Park department 133

committee on 102

Parks, area 133

Patriot's day, committee on 105

Paving division 146

committee on 97

deputy superintendent of, 146

Petroleum inspectors 174

Physician, health 121

port 121

Playground, ward 3, committee on. . 99

ward 9, committee on. . 99

ward 15, committee on, 99

ward 19, committee on, 99

ward 23, committee on, 99

Police, Board of 155

committee on 102

executive staff 155

justices 235

mayor to assume control 14

stations 156

Polls, registration, and votes 279

Poor, overseers of 132

Population, 1638-1895 278

Population, census of 18S5, 1S90,

1S95 229

Port physician 121

Pound-keepers and field-drivers .... 173

Power to make ordinances 23

Powers and duties of the city coun-
cil 20

the mayor . . 11

Precincts of new wards 1S7

Preservation of records, committee

on 99

President, votes for 290

Presidents of common council 242, 258

Printing department 135

committee on 103

Prison, city, officers of 157

Prisous, inspection, committee on . . 97
Private ways, ward 18, committee

on 99

Probate and insolvency court 159

Probation officers 1 62

Provisions, inspector of 121

Publication of ordinances 23



PAGE

Public buildings department 135

committee on 103

grounds and squares 136

grounds department 136

committee on 103

institutions 126

commissioner of 39, 126

lands, committee on 103

library, trustees 40, 129

branches 130

parks 133

Q

Quarantine, authority 23

grounds 121

Quorum, board of aldermen 18

common council 19

school committee 48

R

Railroads, committee on 97

Reception to Olympian champioDS,

committee on 105

Recount of ballots 36

Register of deeds 23, 158

Registrar, city 140

Registration and votes 279

of voters, new 34

Registry department 140

committee on 103

Removal of building, Gibson street,

committee on 99

Roxbury, date of annexation, etc.... 6

municipal court 161

Rules and orders, joint 89

committee on . - 105

of board of aldermen 77

committee on . . 97

common council 81

committee on... 99

S

Salaries, city council to fix 24

Salary, of aldermen 19

city officers 106

mayor 17, 71

Sanitary condition, wards 3, 4, 5,

committee on 99

wards 6 and S, com-
mittee on 99

ward 17, committee on, 99

division 146

committee on 97

deputv superintendent

of.i 146

Scales, city, superintendents of 174

School committee -J 7. 164

election 8, 47

holidays and vacations .. 169
inspectors and agents,

board of health 122

mayor to approve certain

orders of 15

officers 164

powers and duties 48

quorum 48

standing committees 165

superintendent 167

supervisors 167

teachers and pupils 16S

truant officers 167

vacancies 47

Schools and school-houses, com-
mittee on 103

Seal of the city 70

Sealing of weights and measures

department, committee on 103



CONTENTS.



321



PAGE

Sealers of weights and measures. . . 150

Second assistant assessors 109

Seventeenth of June, committee on

celebration of 104

Sewerage, improved 147

Sewer division 147

committee on 97

deputy superintendent of, 147

Sewer assessments, committee on .. 99
Sewer in Fellows street, committee

on 99

Sheriff and deputies 158

Sinking-funds department 140

debt and interest 223

Solicitor, city 128

assistants 128

South Boston municipal court 162

South union station, committee on.. 99
Special acts, votes on acceptance of, 313
Special committees, board of alder-
men 97

common coun-
cil 98

Special general committee 100

Squares and grounds, public 136

Stables, committee on 97

Standing committees, joint 100

of aldermen 97

of common council ... 97
Stands for sale of provisions and

produce 25

State aid, committee on 97

Statistics relating to the city 222

Statues and monuments 139

Statues, committee on 105

Stenographer to the city council 76

Stony brook, committee on 100

engineer of construc-
tion of 147

Stores, number of 230

Strandway, committee on 100

Street-cleaning division 148

committee on 97

deputy superintendent of, 148

commissioners, board of 49,148

department 141

committee on 103

laying-out department 148

committee on 103

railways, committee on 97

Street-watering division 148

deputy superintendent of, 148

Streets and sewers, committee on . . 97

Streets, superintendent of 63, 141

Superintendent of fire alarms 117

lamps 127

markets 131

public buildings, 135

public grounds.. 136

streets 141

Superior court officers 159

Supervisors of schools 167

Supreme judicial courts, clerks 158

Surveyors of highways 18

marble, freestone, etc., 174

T

Taxation , committee on 105

Taxes and valuation 227



PAGE

Taxes, assessment of 21

board of assessors of 108

Teachers and pupils of public

schools 168

Tellers, common council 100

Terms of office 11, 106, 152

Tenement districts, committee on.. 100

Transfer, from borrowed funds .... 21

Treasury department 149

committee on 103

Truant officers 167

Trustees, city hospital *..... 38, 124

U

Undertakers 170

Upper leather, measurers of 174

V

Vacancy, how filled 8, 20

in board of aldermen 9

common council 9

school committee 47

Vacations and holidays, schools .... 169

Valuation and taxes 227

Veto power 15

Vessels and ballast department, in-
spection of 149

committee on 103

inspectors of 149

Vinegar, inspector of milk and 121

Voters, female 310

and population, 1895 229

Votes, for aldermen 306

governor 291

license 312

mayor 295

president 290

school committee 308

on special acts submitted to

the people 313

W

Ward-rooms, list of 135

Wards, division of 22, 375

division of into precincts. . . 187

new 175

precincts 187

Warren statue, committee on 105

Water commissioner 65, 149

department 149

committee on 103

Weighers of beef 171

boilers, etc 171

coal 171

Weights and measures department,

sealers of 150

committee on 103

West Roxbury, date of annexation,

etc 6

municipal court 162

Wire commissioner 66, 150

department 150

Women voters 310

Wood and bark, measurers of 174

Wooden buildings 24,113

Workingmen's loan association 163

director of 163





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