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F. Barry, Charles H. Bryant, Edward W. Presho, Horace G. Allen,
Perlie A. Dyar, Bordman Hall, William F. Donovan, William J. Dono-
van, John J. Mahoney, Salem D. Charles. Common Council — Joseph
A. Conry, Joseph H. Barnes, Jr., John L. Kelly, Peter F. Tague, Martin
F. Connorton, William J. Miller, James A. Doherty, James C. Murphy,
Simon Hirshon, Stanley Ruffin, Calvin M. Lewis, Frank H. Briggs,
Michael T. Callahan, Patrick J. O'Toole, John E. Baldwin, John J.
Mahoney, Patrick Bowen, Benjamin C. Lane, G. Waldon Smith, Michael
E. Gaddis, Patrick E. Riddle, Samuel C. Jones, Edward H. Costello,
Edward Orchard, Franklin L. Codman, William M. Farrington.

June Seventeenth. — Aldermen — John J. Mahoney, Edward W.
Presho, William F. Donovan. Common Council — Peter F. Tague,
Martin F. Connorton, William J. Miller, Benjamin C. Lane, Franklin
L. Codman.

Mayor's Address. — Aldermen — Salem D. Charles, Horace G.
Allen, John J. Mahoney. Common Council — Thomas L. Noonan, John
L. Kelly, Charles H. Innes, James H. Shannon, Walter W. Strangman.

Memorial Day. — Aldermen — Salem D. Charles, David F.Barry,
Perlie A. Dyar. Common Council — Frank H. Briggs, Michael E.
Gaddis, Peter F. Tague, Stanley Ruffin, Hugh W. Bresnahan.



COMMITTEES. 105

Municipal Ownership op Street Railways. — Aldermen — David
F. Bai'ry, Charles H. Bryant, W. J. Donovan. Common Council —
Francis J. Horgan, G. Waldon Smith, James F. Haley, John J.
Mahoney, Charles H. Innes.

New Bridge to Everett. — Aldermen — Edward W. Presho, John
J. Mahoney, William J. Donovan. Commo?i Council — William E. Ma-
honey, James J. Brock, Thomas F. Donovan, G. Waldon Smith, William
M. Farrington.

Patriot's Day. — Aldermen — David F. Barry, Horace G. Allen,
William J. Donovan. Common Council — James H. Shannon, David F.
McCarthy, Albert C. Sawyer, William E. Mahoney, Calvin M. Lewis.

Reception to Olympian Champions. — Aldermen — David F. Barry,
Charles H.Bryant, John J. Mahoney. Common Council — James T.
Mahony, Jr., James C. Murphy, Charles H. Innis, Thomas L. Noonan,
Calvin M. Lewis.

Rules and Orders. — Aldermen — Horace G.Allen, David F.Barry,
Bordman Hall, Edward W. Presho, John H. Lee. Common Council —
Joseph A. Conry, Patrick E. Riddle, Michael T. Callahan, Joseph H.
Barnes, Jr., James C. Murphy, Franklin L. Codman, Michael E. Gaddis.

Statues. — Aldermen — William F. Donovan, Perlie A. Dyar, Salem
D. Charles. Common Council — James A. Doherty, Michael J. Mc-
Colgan, Walter W. Strangman, Patrick E. Riddle, Collingwood C.
Millar.

Taxation. — Aldermen — Bordman Hall, Charles E. Folsom, John
J. Mahoney. Common Council — Joseph A. Conry, George U. Crocker,
Joseph H. Barnes, Jr., John J. O'Callaghan, Thomas L. Noonan.

Warren Statue. — Aldermen — Horace G. Allen, Bordman Hall,
Charles H. Bryant. Common Council — Samuel C. Jones, John J.
O'Callaghan, Frank H. Briggs, Joseph A. Conry, Patrick Bowen.



106



MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



EXECUTIVE OFFICERS.



The following table shows the manner in which Executive Officers or Heads of
Executive Departments of the city are appointed or elected, the time of appointment or
election, the term of office as prescribed by statute, ordinance, or both, and the salary
received by each. All officers appointed by the Mayor are subject to confirmation by
the Board of Aldermen, except those whose titles are marked with a *.



Offices.



Assessors

Auditor

Building Commissioner
City Clerk

City Messenger ....

Clerk of Committees .

Collector

Election Commission-
ers *

Engineer

Fire Commissioner * .

Health Commissioners,

Hospital, Trustees of
City

Institutions Commis-
sioner*

Lamps, Superintendent
of

Law Officers.

Corporation Counsel,

City Solicitor ....

Library, Public, Trus-
tees of

Markets, Superintend,
ent of



How

Created.



Appointed.



Statute .



By Whom.



Mayor . .



City Council 1



Ordinance

Statute . .

Statute . .

Ordinance
Statute . .
Ordinance

Statute . .
Ordinance



Staute



Ordinance



Mayor



When.



Begins.



Annually, I
three . . May 1



Annually .
Triennially
January •

Annually .



" 1 . .

" 1,1895

When quali
fled .

May 1 .



Annually,
one . . .


" 1 . .


"


" 1 . .


Triennially


" 1,1895


Annually,
one . . .


" 1 . .


"


" 1 . .


Triennially


" 1,1895


Annually .


" 1 . .


•< .


" 1 . .


"


" 1 . .


Annually,
one . . .


" 1 . .


Annually .


" 1 . .



Three years
One year.
Three years

One year.



Four years.
Three years

Five years.
Three years
One year.



Five yean
One year.



Salary.



$3,000 »
5,000
5,000

5,000
3,000
4,000
5,000

3,500 1

6,000

5,000

4,000 !

None.

§5,000.
3,500

7,500
7,500

None.

$3,000



1 Chairman, $500 additional.

2 By concurrent vote.



EXECUTIVE OFFICERS.



107



Offices.



Mount Hope Cemetery,
Trustees of



Overseers of the Poor



Park Commissioners

Printing, Superintend-
ent of



Public Buildings, Su-
perintendent of . . .

Public Grounds, Super-
intende'nt of



Registrar, City ....

Sinking-Funds Commis-
sioners



How
Created.



Ordinance

Statute . .



Ordinance



Statute



Streets, Superintendent

of Ordinance



Street Commissioners . Statute .



Treasurer



Vessels and Ballast In-
spector of

Water Commissioner,*

Weights and Measures,
Sealer of

Deputy Sealers . . .



Wire Commissioner . .



Appointed.



By Whom. When



Mayor



Vote of the
People



Mayor



Annually,
five . . .

Annually,
four . .

Annually,
one . . .

Annually .



Annually,

two . .

Annually



Annually,
one . .



Annually,

Annually,
Triennially

Annually .

Annually,
eight . .

Triennially



Term.



May 1

1

1
1



1 .
1 .



1st Monday
in Jan. . .

May 1 . . .



1 . .
1,1895



1 . .

1,1894



Length of.



One Year.
Three years.

One year.



Three years.
One year.

Three years.
One year.

One year.
Three years.

One year.
Three years.



Salary.



None.



None.
$3,000

3,600

4,000
4,000

None.
7,500

4,000 1
6,000

Fees.
5,000



1,600
5,000



1 Chairman, $500 additional.



108 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.



EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS.



ASSESSING DEPARTMENT.

City Hall.

[Stat. 1854, Chap. 448, § 37; 1884, Chap. 123; Eev. Ord., Chap. 6.]

BOARD OF ASSESSORS.

Joshua S. Duncklee, Chairman.
Frank A. Drew, Secretary.

assessors.
Frank A. Drew, John Pierce, John M. Maguire. Term ends

in 1897.
Samuel Hichborn, Edward B. Daily, E. Mertain Hatch. Term

ends in 1898.
Joshua S. Duncklee, John J. Murphy, George A. Comins.

Term ends in 1899.

Salary, $3,000 each, with $500 additional for the Chairman, and
$200 additional for the Secretary.

D. H. Morrissey, Clerk. Salary, $2,500.

The Assessors published annual tax-lists from 1822 to 1866. Since
1866 the records of the department are almost entirety in manuscript,
except the annual list of polls. Annual reports have been made since

1890.

ASSISTANTS.
[Stat. 1885, Chap. 266, \ 2; Stat. 1894, Chap. 276; Rev. Ord., Chap. 6, § 1.]

The First Assistants are appointed annually by the Assessors, subject
to confirmation by the Mayor, one for each assessment district, one-
half must be from one of the two leading political parties. The Assess-
ors and first assistants organize as the Board of Assessors and Assistant
Assessors, of which body the Secretary of the Board of Assessors is, at
present, the Secretary. The first assistants receive $7 each per day for
street duty, and $350 each for office duty.

The Second Assistants are aj:>pointed annually in the same manner
as the First Assistants, one for each assessment district; each Second

Note. — Pub. Stat, refers to the Massachusetts Public Statutes of 1882. Stat.,
alone, to the annual Statutes or Acts and Resolves of Massachusetts ; Rev. Ord., to
the Revised Ordinances of 1892.

The municipal year begins with the first Monday in January.

The financial year begins with February 1.

Corrections are made up to July 1, 1896.



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ASSESSING DEPARTMENT. 109

Assistant being a resident of the ward that includes the assessment dis-
trict for which he is appointed. Salary, $5 each per day.

The assessment districts, with First and Second Assistants assigned to
each, are as follows :

District 1. The whole of Ward 1 (East Boston). Charles A.
Tilden, Charles W. Odiorne.

Dist. 2. The whole of Ward 2 (East Boston) . Thomas O. McEnany,
John C. Nute.

Dist. 3. The whole of Ward 3 (Charlestown). John J. Tague,
Benjamin F. Bowditch.

Dist. 4. The whole of Ward 4 (Charlestown). Dennis G. Quirk,
Charles W. Pearson.

Dist. 5« The whole of Ward 5 (Charlestown). John Bryant,
Patrick Sullivan.

Dist. 6. That part of Ward 6 lying northerly of a line beginning at
the junction of Travers and Beverly streets; thence by the centre
lines of Beverly, Cooper, Salem, Parmenter, Hanover, and Richmond
streets, Atlantic andEastern avenues to the Harbor Commissioners 1 line.
Timothy J. Murphy, Frank J. Enos.

Dist. 7. That part of Ward 6 lying southerly and easterly of a line
beginning at the junction of School and Washington streets, thence
through the centre lines of Washington, Hanover, and Richmond streets,
Atlantic and Eastern avenues, to the Harbor Commissioners 1 line.
William H. Cundy, Allen J. McIntire.

Dist. 8. That. part of Ward 6 lying southerly and westerly of a line
beginning at the junction of Travers and Beverly streets ; thence by the
centre lines of Beverly, Cooper, Salem, Parmenter, Hanover, and Wash-
ington streets to the boundary line of Ward 7. Edwin R. Spinney,
Edward A. Rogan.

Dist. 9. That part of Ward 7 lying northerly and easterly of a line
beginning at the Mt. Washington-avenue bridge ; thence by the centre
lines of Mt. Washington avenue, Kneeland, Albany, Kingston, Summer,
and Otis streets, Winthrop square, and Devonshire street to the boundary
line of Ward 6. Nathan P. Ryder, Henry J. Ireland.

Dist. 10. That part of Ward 7 lying northerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the junction of Pleasant and Eliot streets ; thence by
the centre lines of Eliot, Kneeland, Albany, Kingston, Summer, and Otis
streets, Winthrop square, and Devonshire street to the boundary line of
Ward 6. Charles B. Hunting, Howard E. Ackers.

Dist. 11. That part of Ward 7 lying southerly of a line beginning
at the junction of Pleasant and Eliot streets ; thence by the centre lines of
Eliot and Kneeland streets and Mt. Washington avenue to Fort Point
channel. George W. Carr, Cornelius J. McGillicuddy.



110 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

Dist. 12. That part of Ward 8 lying northerly and easterly of a line
beginning at Craigie's bridge ; thence by the centre lines of Leverett,
Green, Chambers, and Cambridge streets to the boundary line of Ward
6. Daniel A. Downey, Jacob Charak.

Dist. 13. That part of Ward 8 lying southerly and westerly of a line
beginning at Craigie's bridge ; thence by the centre lines of Leverett,
Green, Chambers, and Cambridge streets to the boundary line of Ward 6.
Thomas C. Butler, Bernard J. McGOwan.

Dist. 14. The whole of Ward 9. John J. Gartland, Frederick
A. H. Bennett.

Dist. 15. That part of Ward 10 lying southerly and easterly of the
centre line of location of the Providence Division of the New York, New
Haven, & Hartford Railroad and the centre line of Berkeley street to
the boundary line of Ward 11. Patrick D. Sullivan, George W.
Mahr.

Dist. 16. That part of Ward 10 lying northerly and westerly of the
centre line of location of Providence Division of the New York, New Ha-
ven, & Hartford Railroad and the centre line of Berkeley street to the
boundary line of Ward 11. Charles O. Burrill, John D. Kelly.

Dist. 17. That part of Ward 11 lying easterly of a line beginning at
the Charles river ; thence by the centre line of Clarendon street to the
boundary line of Ward 10. Frederick H. Temple, James E. Gray.

Dist. 18. That part of Ward 11 lying westerly of a line beginning at
the Charles river ; thence by the centre line of Clarendon to the boun-
dary line of Ward 10. George Warren, Joseph S. Reynolds.

Dist. 19. The whole of Ward 12. Henry S. Harris, Charles J.
McHugh.

Dist. 20. The whole of Ward 13. Roger H. Scannell, Joseph
Mullen.

Dist. 21. The whole of Ward 14. John C. Cook, Henry J.
McKee.

Dist. 22. The whole of Ward 15. James P.. Fox, William A.
Wilson.

Dist. 23. That part of Ward 16 lying northerly and easterly of the
centre lines of Norfolk and Cottage streets. James I. Moore, William
G. Bail.

Dist. 24. That part of Ward 16 lying southerly and westerly of the
centre lines of Norfolk and Cottage streets. Charles H. Snow, John
S. McDonough.

Dist. 25. The whole of Ward 17. Thomas H. Bond, William
Burns.

Dist. 26. The whole of Ward 18. Edward W. Dolan, John P.
Geishecker.



ASSESSING DEPARTMENT. Ill

Dist. 27. That part of Ward 19 lying northerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ;
thence by the centre lines of Huntington avenue, Tremont street, ana
the centre line of the location of the Providence Division of the New
York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad to Prentiss street. Henry L.
Carter, John J. Sullivan.

Dist. 28. That part of Ward 19 lying souther!} 7 and easterly of a line
beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Brookline ; thence by
the centre lines of Huntington avenue and Tremont street, and the centre
line of the location of the Providence Division of the New York, New
Haven, & Hartford Railroad to Prentiss street. Robert Culbert,
John J. Capelle.

Dist. 29. That part of Ward 20 lying northerly and easterly of a
line beginning at the junction of Quincy and Columbia streets ; thence
by the centre lines of Columbia, Barriugton, and Bowdoin streets,
Geneva avenue, and Park street to the boundary line of Ward 24. John
H. Donovan, Richard W. Smith.

Dist. SO. That part of Ward 20 lying southerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the junction of Quincy and Columbia streets ; thence
by the centre lines of Columbia, Barrington, and Bowdoin streets,
Geneva avenue, and Park street to the boundary line of Ward 24.
William B. Smart, Duncan Robinson.

Dist. 31. That part of Ward 21 lying northerly of a line beginning
at the junction of Washington and Valentine streets ; thence by the
centre line of Washington, Dale, Warren, and Savin streets to the boun-
dary line of Ward 16. Alonzo F. Andrews, Gerhard Kranefuss.

Dist. 32. That part of Ward 21 lying southerly of a line beginning
at the junction of Washington and Valentine streets ; thence through
Washington, Dale, Warren, and Savin streets to the boundary line of
Ward 16. John H. Griggs, Edward Seaver.

Dist. 33. That part of Ward 22 lying northerly and easterly of a line
beginning at the junction of Day street and Grotto glen ; thence by the
centre lines of Day and Centre streets and centre line of the location of
the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford
Railroad to the boundary line of Ward 23. Franklin P. Daly,
Walter E. Merriam.

Dist. 34. That part of Ward 22 lying southerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the junction of Day street and Grotto glen ; thence by
the centre lines of Day and Centre streets and the centre line of location
of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford
Railroad to the boundary line of Ward 23. Frank S. Pratt, Owen A.
Magee.

Dist. 35. That part of Ward 23 lying northerly and westerly of a line



112 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Newton ; thence by
the centre lines of Baker, Gardner, and Spring streets, the centre line
of location of the West Roxbnry Branch, Providence Division of the New
York, New Haven, & Hartford Raikoad, and the centre line of location
of the Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford
Railroad, to Green street. Edward- P. Butler, Oscar N. Fossett.

Dist. 36. That part of Ward 23 lying northerly and easterly of a
line beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Hyde Park ;
thence by the centre lines of Metropolitan avenue, Kittredge and Norfolk
streets, and Dudley avenue, and the centre line of location of the West
Roxbury Branch, Providence Division of the New York, New Haven, &
Hartford Railroad ; and the centre line of location of the Providence
Division of the New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad to Green
street. John H. Giblin, Dexter C. Whittemore.

Dist. 37. That part of Ward 23 lying southerly of a line beginning at
boundary line between Newton and Boston ; thence by the centre lines
of Baker, Gardner, and Spring streets, the centre line of location of the
West Roxbury Branch, Providence Division of the New York, New
Haven, & Hartford Railroad, the centre lines of Dudley avenue, Norfolk
and Kittredge streets, and Metropolitan avenue to the boundary line of
Hyde Park. Michael F. Dolan, Warren S. Davis.

Dist. 38. That part of Ward 24 lying northerly and easterly of aline
beginning at the junction of Dorchester avenue and Greenwich street ;
thence by the centre lines of Dorchester avenue, Ashmont, Carruth,
New Minot, Adams, and Granite streets to the ward line in Neponset
river. Richardson Hutchinson, William A. Chamberlain.

Dist. 39. That part of Ward 24 lying within the following-described
lines : Beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Milton ;
thence by the centre lines of Washington, Morton, Corbett, Norfolk,
and Centre streets, Dorchester avenue, Ashmont, Carruth, New Minot,
Adams, and Granite streets to the boundary line between Boston and
Milton ; thence by said boundary line to the point of beginning.
William D. Lang, James Warren.

Dist. 40. That part of Ward 24 lying southerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the junction of Talbot avenue and Norfolk street ;
thence by the centre lines of Norfolk, Corbett, Morton, and Washington
streets to the boundary line between Boston and Milton. Henry
Pierce, John A. Dillon.

Dist. 41. That part of Ward 25 lying northerly and easterly of aline
beginning at the boundary line between Boston and Watertown ; thence
by the centre lines of North, Beacon, Parsons, Washington, and Cam-
bridge streets to Charles river. Benjamin M. Fiske, Patrick F.
Carley.



BUILDING DEPARTMENT. 113

Dist. 42. That part of Ward 25 lying southerly and westerly of a
line beginning at the boundary line between Cambridge and Boston;
thence by the centre lines of Cambridge, Washington, Parsons, and
North Beacon streets to Charles river. George W. Warren, J.
Harris Aubin.



AUDITING DEPARTMENT.

City Hall.
[Rev. Ord., Chap. 7-]
James H. Dodge, City Auditor. Salary, $5,000.

The office of Auditor was established by the ordinance of August 2,
1824. Regular annual reports of receipts and expenditures have been
published by the Auditor since 1825. These reports show the annual
receipts of the City and County, the debt, and the public property.
Similar, but less complete, reports were published by finance com-
mittees from 1811 to 1824, inclusive. Since June 1, 1867, the Auditor
publishes monthly exhibits of all City and County expenditures.

The City Auditor is also Auditor of the County of Suffolk, and Sec-
retary of the Board of Sinking Funds Commissioners. (Pub. Stat.,
Chap. 23, 33, 34-35; Rev. Reg., Chap. 4, § 1.)



BUILDING DEPARTMENT.

Old Court- House.

[Stat. 1892, Chap. 419, § 2; Stat. 1895, Chap. 449; Rev. Ord., Chaps. 17 and 42,

§$ 16-39.]

John S. Damrell, Building Commissioner. Appointed for a term of
three years from May 1, 1895. Salary, $5,000.

BUILDING LIMITS.

[Stat. 1892, Chap. 419, § 21 ; Rev. Ord., Chap. 42, § 30.]
Among other restrictions imposed by the law and ordinances on the
erection of buildings, it is provided that no wooden building shall be
erected within the following limits :

Beginning at the intersection of the centre lines of Dover and Albany
streets, and thence running east through the centre of said Dover street
to the Harbor Commissioners 1 line ; thence by the said Harbor Commis-
sioners' line around the northerly portion of the city to a point on
Charles river at the intersection of said line with the easterly line of
St. Mary's street extended ; thence along said easterly line of St. Mary's



114 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

street, and the boundary line between Brookline and Boston, to the
centre of Longvvood avenue ; thence through the centre of said avenue
to the centre of Bumstead lane ; thence through the centre of said lane
to the centre of Ward street ; thence through the centre of said Ward
street to the centre of Parker street ; thence through the centre of said
Parker street to the centre of Ruggles street ; thence through the centre
of said Ruggles street to the centre of Washington street ; thence through
the centre of said Washington street to a point opposite the centre of
Palmer street ; thence through the centre of said Palmer street and
through the centre of Eustis street to the centre of Hampden street ; and
thence through the centre of said Hampden street and the centre of
Albany street to the point of beginning.



CITY CLERK DEPARTMENT.

City Hall.

[Stat. 1854, Chap. 448, § 30 ; 1885, Chap. 266, § 2 ; Rev. Orel., Chap. 8.]

J. Mitchel Galvin, City Clerk. Salary, $5,000.
John T. Priest, Assistant City Clerk. Salary, $3,800.

The City Clerk, chosen annually in January by concurrent vote of
the two branches of the City Council, has the care and custody of the
records of the Board of Aldermen and of all city records, documents,
maps, plans, and papers, except where otherwise provided for. He
also records chattel mortgages, assignments of wages, liens upon
vessels, and performs other duties imposed by statute.

The City Clerk is, ex officio, clerk of the Board of Aldermen and
of meetings of both branches of the City Council when met in con-
vention.

The Assistant City Clerk is appointed annually by the City Clerk,
subject to the approval of the Mayor, and discharges the duties of the
City Clerk in his absence or in case of a vacancy in that office [Rev.
Ord., Chap. 8, §§ 6, 7]. By Pub. Stat., Chap. 28, § 10, the certificate
or attestation of the Assistant City Clerk has equal effect with that of
the City Clerk.

CITY MESSENGER DEPARTMENT.

City Hall.

[Rev. Ord., Chap. 9.]

Edward J. Leary, City Messenger. Salai-y, $3,000.

The City Messenger, chosen annually by concurrent vote of the two
branches of the City Council, is the official messenger of the City



ELECTION DEPARTMENT. 115

Council and its committees, attending all meetings of the same; has the
care and distribution of all documents printed for the use of the City
Council, and is the custodian of the City Hall Building. The office was
established by the ordinance of October 14, 1852. He appoints all his
subordinates.

CLERK OF COMMITTEES DEPARTMENT.

- City Hall.
[Rev. Ord., Chap. 10.]
John F. Dever, Clerk of Committees. Salary, $4,000.
John P. Brawley, Assistant Clerk of Committees. Salary, $2,700.

The Clerk of Committees, chosen annually by concurrent vote of the
two branches of the City Council, acts as the clerk of all committees of
the City Council, keeping the records of the same, and has charge of
the City Hall Reference Library. He appoints all his subordinates.

[Rev. Ord., Chap. 10, § 4.] The Assistant Clerk discharges the
duties of the clerk when that officer is absent and when there is a
vacancy in his office.

COLLECTING DEPARTMENT.

City Hall.
[Stat. 1875, Chap. 176 ; Rev. Ord., Chap. 11.]
Nathaniel H. ^Taylor, City Collector. Salary, $5,000.

The Collector collects and receives all assessments, betterments,
rates, dues, and money payable on any account to the City of Boston or
the County of Suffolk. The separate office of Collector was established
by statute in 1875. Annual reports have been published since 1876.



ELECTION DEPARTMENT.

Old Court House.

[Stat. 1893, Chap. 417; Rev. Orel. Chap. 32; Stat. 1895, Chap. 449; Stat. 1896,
Chaps. 363, 547.]

BOARD OF ELECTION COMMISSIONERS.

Linus E. Pearson, Chairman.
M. W. Burlen, Secretary.

COMMISSIONERS.

George B. Billings. Term ends in 1897. Salary, $3,500.
James J. Costello. Term ends in 1898. Salary, $3,500.
Linus E. Pearson. Term ends in 1899. Salary, $4,000.
Timothy F. McDonough. Term ends in 1900. Salary, $3,500.



116 MUNICIPAL REGISTER.

The Board of Registi'ars of Voters were appointed in May, 1874, and
were succeeded July 1, 1895, by the Board of Election Commissioners.
This department has charge of all matters relating to elections and cau-



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