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The IkdependenTo 1 VOL. 7. NO. 20. SPRINGVILLE, UTAlUTHpRSDAY, JANUARY G, PRICE: $2.00 PER YEAR. mi. THE OLD COUKCIL. Concluding Session Monday. Last CITY FATHERS SIT GOOD BYE. Tarn Over 8438.50 to Their Successors. Success-ors. ConiparatlTe Statement of Council Business for Two Years. 13; The old City Council for theyeais 1697-8 met in its last session at 10 o'clock Monday. Mayor Deal and Councilman Loynd were not present at rail call and Councilman Robertson Robert-son was cbosen to preside at the meeting. The Council then proceeded proceed-ed to hear reports, allow bills and to clear up business generally preparatory prepara-tory to turning over the reins of government gov-ernment to its successor. The following fol-lowing reports and bills were read and disposed of: Report of Dog Tax collector- Number of doga killed, 12; " " " left town, taxed, 85; " sluts. 2. Amount of tax collected, $89 00; " " remitted, tl 1.50; ' " " paid to tre's'r'r $33.50 Commission for collecting, $44.50. Report was accepte I and ordered filed. The committee on irrigation, to which was referred the petitian of Wn.Sumsion asking 115 from the city for damage done him bj water, made their report and recommended that the prayer be not granted. The report re-port was accepted and placed on rile. At the request of the Mayor the Recorder had made out two reports, one showing the business transacted by the Council in the year 1897 and the tther was a comparative statement state-ment of receipts and disbursements for the years 1896-97 which were read to the Council. They were as follows: COMPARATIVE STATEMENT. Of the years 1896 and 189" of the receipts re-ceipts and disbursement: RECEIPTS 180. Balance on hand Jan. 1st, 1898.. .... ..T.l 0B4.57 License 1"05 Dog Tax.. ...... 38.00 Bills Payable 200-00 Pasture 618.30 Cemetery 130.50 Fines 12 00 Irrigation 22.S0 Etray 42.25 Continent 31-50 Public Improvement (Sprinkling) 5.00 Taxes 3.038.93 Royal the teed pare, whelcaeaie and deliclooa. POWDER Absolutely Pur ROYAL IMIM fOWDCN CO., KtW VMK. THE NEW COUNCIL. Banking Co. (see last report) K&.Kt First Session Held Last Monday Mon-day Night. STANDING." COMMITTEE! NAMED. The New Members Get Down to Work Hear Reports and Listen to Statements Two Appointments Appoint-ments (Jo (Her. Total Receipts i5.560.70 Total Disbursements fH.622.47 Balance on Hand Jan. 1, 1806 11,938.23 RECEIPTS 1897. Balance on Hand Jan. 1st, 1897 11.1W8.23 License 452.90 Do? Tax 33.50 Bills Payable Pasture 561.00 Cemetery Sf25 Fines Irrigation 88-55 Estray 20.75 Contingent MOO City Hall 15.08 Expense (Refunded) 41.30 Taxes 3,087.38 Total 13,482.03 Amount on hand Jan 1st, 1898 512.33 The Auditor's report was accepted and filed. The City Treasurer's report, re-port, which compared strictly with the Auditor's report, was also read, approved and filed. Bill of II. E. Clark of 81 for burying a horse belonging to James Hall was presented and allowed. Bill of H. E. Clark of 82 for railway fare from the canyon to Springville. He was called down by the Mayor to act as Marshal at the time of the accidental shooting of Marshal Clark, allowed. Bill of City Marshal for December, Marshal's salary $50.00, deputies $12.00 was allowed. A bill of the City Treasurer for $8 to rectify a mistake in the interest on overdraft account caused by figuring some of the '96 slips instead of the '97 slips was allowed so that the Treasurer Treas-urer could balance his books. This finished the business of the meeting and Mayor Deal, who arrived at this juncture was called upon to make a speech to the out-going Council, which he did in a few well chosen re marks. He gave a short resume of the business transacted by the Coun cil and gave a statement of the financial finan-cial condition of the city. He stated that his association with the Council had been one of great pleasure to him and that they hud given him all the support that was in their power to give, and that they had all worked hanuanously together for the best interests in-terests of the city. Mayor Deal was followed by Coun- cilincn Roberts, Scott, Hall and Rey nolds, who all made short eulogistic speeches, patting each other on the back: aa It were. In fact, the -last meeting was what might be termed a love feast. At the close of Mr. Reynold's speech the Council'adjourned sine die. After tho acceptance of the Audi tor' report, bills to the amount if 3.83 were allowed leaving only $438 50 In the treasury to be turned over to the incoming council. Total Receipts 16,406.74 Total Disbursements W.894.41 Balanceon Hand Jan. 1, 1898 512.33 n,D. thioreaie Court foes Pery Thomas autt. Disbursements of 1897 over thoRe of 1896. .Attorney's Fees 320.00 Joo. E. Harmer, Note, lut. and Prlii .. . 544.00 8. E. Clark, Funeral Expenses 171.00 Municipal Election (Approximate) 150.00 KechlUner Case '. 40.00 A Care For Lame Back. "My daughter when recovering from an attack of fever, was a great sufferer front pain In the back and hips," writes Louden Grover, of Sardis, Ky. "After using quite, a number of remedies without any benefit she tried one bottle of Chamberlain's Pain Balm, and it has given entire relief." re-lief." Chamberlain's Pain Balm Is also a certain cure for rheumatism. Sold by C. J. Peterson. Total 11.225.00 City Council business, year 1897. There have been piesented to and disposed of by the City Council the following: Petitions and Communications, 42; Reports of City officers, 39; Reports of Committees, L6: Bills for Ordinances passed, published and enrolled, 28. Respectfully submitted, A. J. Southwick, Sprl ng ville, Dec.31 , 1 897. Recorder The report of A. J. Southwick, City Recorder, was read, which waa up to Dec. 31. 1897: aacaipra. By taxes 13,087.38 " Llconse i30-95 - Dog Tax 17-50 " City Pasture 418.00 " Cemetery 22.50 " Irrigation 45.00 " Cstray 20.75 " Fines 5.60 " Contingent 90.00 " City Hall 15.08 " Court Expense, am'trefunded 41.30 Total 3.9fl5.28 DIBBURSMIXTS. To Police 317.70 ' Eipense J.3.16.4S " Irrigation 22.50 " Cemetery . 4.50 " Road " Public Improvements 209.65 Pasture 00 Amount nterdraft Sprlngvllle MEETING POSTPONED. Hnngerford Literary Society Will Not Meet Until Jan. 14. The nungerford Literary and Debating De-bating Society will not hold a meeting next Friday evening, as was an-nouncd. an-nouncd. It has been postponed until a week from Friday, when the regular meeting should be held. A full at tendance of the members is desired. The following program will be rendered: Song, "There's Sunshine in My Soul" by the Society. .Debate, in which the members of the Society are expected to take part, subject to be selected by Messrs. Jor dan and Drury. The debaters will be: Affirmative -Illlott Jordan, Milan Orandall, Ross Bonney, Mose Dougall, Pearl Daley, Cassie Johnson, Chas Friel, Chloe Carter, Miss Gatts, Miss Nelson; Negative -Geo.Drury.Stanley Staton, Jessie btrang, Wm. Gibson, dan, Josie Streeper, Miss Lund, Miss Nellson. Song by the Glee Club. News notes by Miss Lizzie Burcb. TTTAHTED TRUSTWORTHY AND ACT W Ivp gt-ntlemen and ladles to travel for responsible, established bouse In Utah Monthly kvi and exnensos. Position steady Rtforoni'O. Eni'liws self-addreswd stamped tnrolup Th efiiiit ( jrf 1', rhirayti The City Council which "will guide the ship of state in this city for the years 1898-9 took command Monday evening at 7:30. All the members were present and seated as follows: Councilor Huntington has the centre desk, directly in front of the Mayor's seat, with Harmer next on his right and with Loyud on the extreme right. Storrs and Reynolds form the left wiug. As Mayor, Hall beamed down upon the Council from the ele-vatiou ele-vatiou of the Mayor's easy chair. The old councllmen, Reynolds and Loynd, of course seemed right at home, but the new members sat somewhat gingerly gin-gerly on the leather cushions of their easy chairs. Mayor Hall called the Council to order and opened the session with prayer, ne then made a speech to the Council exlaining to-them the financial condition of the city, stat ina that the city was practiaaliy out of debt, the only obligation against the city of any consequence being a nale for $2,000 held by tho Rio Grande Western railway company for which that comDany Is to erect a fine passenger depot in this city second to none in the State when paid, ne spoke of a stricter inforcing of the liquor law, and asked the support of Council in that regard, and he men tioned electric lights as one of the public improvements which he hoped this Council might be instrumental in bringing about. The Council then proceeded to business. The Council choose Loynd and Harmer to act in connection with the Mayor and quarintine physician as the committee on health. - The Mayor then appointed the following fol-lowing standing committees for the term of 1898-'99 Committee on law Reynolds. Huntington, Hunt-ington, Loynd. Committee on public improvements improve-ments Storrs, Harmer, Huntington. Committee on streets and sidewalksReynolds, side-walksReynolds, Storrs, Harmer. Committee on irrigation Hunt, ington, Loynd, Storrs. Cunimittee on ways and means Harmer, Loynd, Reynolds. Committee on petitions and claims Loynd, Storrs. Committee on police Huntington, Reynolds. Committee on railroads Reynolds, Harmar, Huntington. Committee on city pasture Loynd, nantiar, Storrs. Committee on rules Huntington, Storrs. Committee on engrossing Storrs, Reynolds." Committee on unfinished business Loynd, Harmer. Committee on city officers Har mer, Loynd. Committee on cemetery Reynolds, Harmer, Huntington. The report of the city sexton which should have been presented to the old council was presented and read, It was as follows: Deaths accidental by gun shot wounds, 2; typhoid fever, 3; heart failure, fail-ure, 1; dropsy, 1. enlargement of the liver, 1; blood poison, 1; brain fever, 1; premature birth, 1; bronchitis, 1. Total 12. Sex, male 10; females, 2. Infants, 2; 1 to 5 years, 1; 5 to 20 years, 2; 20 to 100 years, 7. Cemetery lots sold, 7 at .", $35; collected from sale of lots, $23; less, sextons fees of ten per cent, $2.55; balance on band $21.15. John II. Manwaring, City Sexton. The report was' accepted and the Sexton Instructed to turn the funds on hand over to the City Treasurer. The next business was the appointment appoint-ment of city officers, by motion of Huntington the appointment of the City Marshal and Watermaster was carried over until the next meeting. The following officers were appointed. appoint-ed. Supervisor of streets, Joseph S. Loynd; city sexton, John Manwaring; city poundkeeper. R. L. Bird; city quarantine physician, Dr. F. Dunn; dog tax collector, James Straw; city attorney, S. R. Thurman. E. L. Whiting was placed in nomi nation against Loynd for supervisor of streets. A. M, Dailin also pre Bented an application for the appoint mentofclty sexton, ana there were i four applications for me position or city attoruai, the applicants being Alma Coffwan, A. D. Gash, J.W. N. Wbitecottef ana s. it. inurman. The report ot the city justice for the quarter enflfng Dec. 31, 1897 was read ai follow ; Total nuniber of cases, 4; Included in which were assault and battery, 2 cases, and of disturbing the, peace and drunkenness, each 1. The following bill was read in con nection with the justice report: City Justice, fees In four cases, $7.90. Bill of the marshal for fees for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 1897: Fees In three easel $8.95. Bill of Dr. F. Dunn for Vtltncss fees in thecal of Spriogville vs. Robert Lawrence, $1. The report of the Justice and the bill In connection with it were refer red to the committee on police for In vestigation, as Ex-Marshal Clark had collected the $18 in fines given in his report, but had never turned the money over to him, its it happened about the time of the unfortunate accident which caused his death. A motion was then made that the land owners be called together in mass meeting at the City hall, Jan. 10, to voice their choice for watermaster. The motion carried, and the com mittee on irrigation was instructed to have a notice to that effect printed in The Independent. The Council then went into executive session at the request of the Mayor. BUSINESS BRIEFS. Honey and Fresh had at Whitehead's. Molasses to be We have sauce James Whitehead apples for sale. If you want a good pair of spectacles for either 10c or $5 call at Peterson's Drug store. Go to Miner's meat market for your meat. Dr. N. H. Nelson will do you a first class job of dental work at a reason able ture; try him. If you are thinking of building get esliBMtei fronxEd CJhilde. , . , Clothing to exchange Boyer & Bringhurst's. for lumber at 5 argams FOR THE NEXT WEEK WE WILL MAKE YOU SPECIAL BARGAINS IN GROCERIES Come at Once and Take Advau- vantage of tho LOW PRICES a Groceries If you want Buy or Fruits or Produce Please Call on or vVrite me, WM, M. ROYLANCE, Springville, Utah sg5 Car Load Lots a Specialty. Agent for Bicycles, Studebaker Wagons, Etc. m Pai Great Cieara,xice 3 For next 30 days at Rubber goods hurst'a. A kicking cow Bringhurst's. at Bover & Brlng- for sale at Boyer & Plenty of green apples 80 per bushel box at Wm. M. Roylance's. Cash paid etc., by Wm for alfalfa seed, M. Roylance. eggs, New swell body cutter and boh sleds cheap at Wm. M. Roylance's. Call and Inspect the elegant line of picture frames which have just arrived at G. E. Anderson's. Get your notions and ichool supplies at Pexton'i notion store in the Miner building. Anything In the furniture line at bedrock pricei at Molen & Caffrey's. Ladies' Sailor, Walking and Trimmed Trim-med hats at 'way down figures to close out stock, at Mrs. L. M. Murphey's. Best almonds and town at Iloutz's. peanuts in the Hot coffee, sandwiches and oyster stews at Houtz's. If you have need to make affidavit call on P. E. Houtz, notary public. Brown & Manwaring are still giving their customers the best shave In town. Stanson, the jeweler, has a stock of watches, set ringi, and silverware which be is selling at greatly reduced figures. First-class blacksmithing and wheel wright work done at Kindred & Dowdell's shop. Take your wheat to the Springville Roller Mills to have it ground Into the best flour In the state. Prescriptions compounded carefully at City drug. Boyi, buy your cigars at the City drug store; they keep the best. Three kinds of coal at H. T. Rey nolds' Castle Gate, Rock Springs and Diamond nut. "Shave. Shave" the best In the town at Wood & Packard's shop if you will only come round, Harry Webb Is buying all kinds of stock except horses. Put your savings on deposit with the Springville Banking Co. iOur entire stock oilt Liadios' VEissoei and Clxllcajrom'ei Gapes and Jackets -2L QO Per Cent X".ocaLxxotion. Call Early tho following kinds and bought iu New York at And get your first choice at the lowest price ever offered on new and stylish wraps. We have left sizes which are all this year's styles and were the very best market. : : : : : oo LADIES' CAPES. 1 plush cape, ladies, size 38 was SfZfi.nO reduced to - - jui.zu 1 plush cape, size 40, reduced to 2 plusn capes, size 40, reduced to 6ize 30, was $9.00 was $0.00 was $6.00 size 34, was$cr.00 , size 34, was $0.00 size 38, was $0.00 size 3(5, was $6.00 size 40, was $0.00 plush cape, reduced to 1 plush cape, reduced to 2 cloth capes reduced to 1 cloth canp, reduced to 1 cloth cape, reduced to 1 cloth cipe, reduced to LADIES' JACKETS. 1 cloth jacket, size 30, was $12.00 reduced to - - - $ 1 cloth jacket, size 30, was $13.00 reduced to 1 cloth Jacket, size 34, was $13.00 reduced to - . 1 clot h jacket, size 30, was $10.00 reduced to 1 cloth jacket, size 38, was $8.50 reduced to 1 cloth lacket, size 38, was $13.00 reduced to - - - -1 cloth jacket, size 34, was $9.00 reduced to 1 cloth jacket, size 36. was $9.00 reduced to 1 cloth jacket, size 40, was $12.00 reduced to - - -1 cloth Jacket, size 34, was $0.50 reduced t - - - 1 cloth jacket, size 36, was $6.50 reduced to .... 1 cloth jacket, size 38, was $0.50 reduced to 1 cloth jacket, size 38, was $5.00 reduced to .... 1 cloth jacket, size 38, was $4.25 reduced to ... 1 cloth jacket, size 36, was $4.25 reduced to 1 cloth jacket, size 34, wai $4.50 reduced to 1 cloth Jacket, size 36, was $4.50 reduced to 7.20 4.80! 4 80 4.80 4 80 4.80 4.80 4.80 9.60 10.40 10.40 8.(0 0.80 10.40 7.20 7.20 9.00 5.20 5.20 5.20 4.00 3.40 3.40 3.60 3.60 LADIES' JACKETS. 1 cloth jacket, size 38, was $4.50 reduced to $3.60 1 cloth jacket, size 40, was $4.50 reduced to 3.60 1 cloth jacket, size 34, was $4 00 reduced to MISSES JACKETS. 1 jacket, age duced to 1 jacket, age duced to 1 jacket, age duced to 1 jacket, age 14, was duced to 1 jacket, age 14, was duced to 2 jackets, age ouced to jacket, age duced to jacket, age duced to jacket, age duced to jacket, age duced to Jackets, age duced to jacket, age d uced to jacket, age duced to jackets, age 8, duced to jacket, ago duced to jacket, age duced to jacket, age duced to Jacket, age duced to Jacket age duced to Jackets, age 4, duced to jacket, age 4, duced to jacket, age 4, duced to 18, was $3.50 re- 16, was $3.50 re-16, re-16, wss $4.00 re- 14, 14, "lO, "lO, 10, 10, 10, 6, 8, 8, 0, i, was was was was was was was was W3 was was was was was was was was $5.00 re- $3.50 re- 3.50 re- $2.25 re-$7.00 re-$7.00 re- 5.25, re- 3.20 8 2.80 2.80 $4.: la re- 3.30 4.00 2.80 5.20 1.80 5.60 4.20 3.40 $6.00 rc- $0.50 re- $2.00 re- $2.00 re- $1.90 re- $6.00 re-$4.00 re-$4.00 re- $3.75, re- $3.50 re- $5.50 re-$2.50 re-$2.50 re- M.80 re- 4.80 5.20 1.60 1.60 1.50 4.80 3.20 3.00 4.40 2.00 1.45 txilbt Don't Miss This Sale- t T. 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