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<br />.. <br /> <br />~ <br />435 <br /> <br />._-- <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />Council Chambers, Eugene, Oregon <br />January 27, 1936. <br /> <br />:.~ <br />< .:.>~ <br />. .-1;;"1" <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />Minutes of the adjourned meeting of the Common Council, held at the hour of <br />7:30 o'clock P.M., January 27, 1936. Council was called to order by Mayor Large, <br />with all Councilmen present except Reid. <br /> <br />Attorney Frank Reid addressed the Council concerning the local darto game, <br />and pointed out that Mr. McDonald, proprietor, had done his very best to conduct <br />the fame in a very decent manner. However, d~e to the fact ~hat darto games <br />located in other parts of the State were causing considerable trouble, he wished <br />to make the following proposition: First, orally extend the payment of another <br />years license fee if everything was satisfactory locally, and second, that the <br />game would be closed from now on if the Council would agree to return the unused <br />portion of the fee that he has already paid. Councilman Harris moved that Mr. <br />McDonald be given the unused portion of his fee. This was seconded by Councilman <br />Simon. Councilman Zumwalt then asked why they were quiting before their time was <br />up, and Mr. Reid stated that they did not have to quit, but wished to do so before <br />this caused any trouble in the City'. The Mayor called for the ayes and nays, <br />Councilmen voting aye 7, nay none, absent Reid. <br /> <br />A letter from two groups of the Woman's Christman Temperance Union concerning <br />methods of examination to determine whether or not drivers involved in accidents <br />were under the influence of intoxicating liquor, was presented at this time. The <br />City Attorney pointed out that Professor Stafford of the University of Oregon w~s <br />working on a system of blood tests. This matter was referred to the Police <br />Commt.ttee. <br /> <br />Min~tes of the regular meeting of the Common Council held January 13, 1936, <br />were read and no objections appearing, they were ordered fi led as read. <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />The Judiciary Committee, by Chairman Harris, reported that they had determin- <br />ed to reject all bids received on the lease of the Airport, They had, however, <br />made contact with another pa~ty and were working on a proposed contract that would <br />be very beneficial, and asked for more time in order to better serve the interests <br />of the City. Councilman Hendershott moved that this be granted,and the motion was <br />seconded by Councilman Zumwalt and carried. Councilman Harris stated that they <br />would like to have the power to act, but the Council only approved the extension <br />of time and they were to report back at the next Council meeting. <br /> <br />. The bill in the amount of $82.00 from Bray Bros. for hauling garbage was <br />reported on, and Councilman Zumwalt pointed out that they have witnesses that <br />stated that Bray Bros. agreed to haul the garbage for the garbage, and they had <br />never agreed to. pay the bill. Councilman Hendershott moved to pay half of the <br />bill, but this was not seconded. The matter was held for further consideration.. <br /> <br />Councilman Simon reported on the dog situation, stating that there was an <br />ordinance prepared for the purpose of requiring all dogs to wear a collar with <br />their tags attached. He alsO recommended that they return the licensing.privilege <br />to the County. <br /> <br />4J, <br /> <br />At this time Councilman Reid appeared in Council. <br /> <br />Mr. Wheeler, County Dog Control Officer, addressed the Council pointing out. <br />the injustice of the act whereby the City would receive 80 per cent and the County <br />only 20 per cent, and the County would have to pay the entire expense of this, <br />including the damage done by dogs killing sheep, and they could not do it on 20 <br />per cent, but he felt that this could be worked out on a more equitable basis. <br />Councilman Zumwalt stated that it was an unjust move, and made a motion to adopt <br />the recommendation of the Committee, and the motion was seconded by Oouncilman <br />Bond. Councilman Simon pointed out the fact that the City should share in the tax. <br />The motion carried. <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />The Street Committee, by Chairman Lamb, reported that they had purchased the <br />gas pump from Mr. Chet Daniels for $75.00. <br /> <br />The Health Committee, by Councilman Zumwalt, pointed out that for years they <br />have been paying the caretaker at the Comfort Station only $15.00 per month and <br />wanted the Council to understand that there are two jobs there, and that we have <br />only been paying for the services of one at the rate of $15.00 per mont~, and he <br />wished to move that this be increased to $30.00 per month as of January 12, 1936. <br />Motion was seconded and the ayes and nays called, Councilmen voting aye 8, nay <br />none, absent none. <br /> <br />. <br /> <br />The Po~ice Committee, by Chairman Simon, recommended the approval of.a <br />renewal beer application for Hinshaw, Findley and Oldham. U~n motion this <br />recommendation W&S adopted. <br /> <br />II <br /> <br />~ <br />