File consists of report by Edwin O. Jordan on typhoid fever in Winnipeg. Read at City Council on February 20, 1905. The recommendations outlined in this report guided City decisions on matters related to public health, sanitation, sewers, and water supply.
Letter to Council. Sender: Wilson Hyman and others. Subject: transfer of saloon license (petition by several citizens against the transfer of a saloon license for the Red Saloon to the brick building known as the “Drug Store” as there are already 3 saloons licensed in that area.). Referred to: laid on table.
Letter to Council. Sender: Robert Bourne. Subject: application for position of City Surveyor (incorrectly listed in index as application for position of City Engineer). Referred to: Committee on Appointments.
Letter to Council. Sender: L. R. Bentley . Subject: Lease of room for Council Chamber (advising the City that he will lease the room the Council is currently using as a Council Chamber, to them for a further year for a sum of $500.00 per annum). Referred to: Finance Committee. Action taken: offer accepted by the City at $450.00 per annum.
Letter to Council. Sender: James Collins. Subject: application for position of Scavenger. Referred to: Committee on Works (cover sheet states referred to Board of Works). Action taken: confirmed March 23, 1874.
Letter to Council. Sender: Hyslop & Ronald (Engine and Machine Works - Chatham, Ontario). Subject: steam fire engine (promotional letter regarding the fire fighting products they have for sale). Referred to: Committee on Fire and Water.
Letter to Council. Sender: George F. Ruffenstein . Subject: (advising the City that he is the agent for the sale of Babcock firefighting devices - extinguishers, fire engines etc.) (2 small brochures enclosed in his letter). Referred to: Committee on Fire and Water.