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bridges, and of the several bridge tenders of the bridges herein authorized to be crossed by such railways, as to the time and manner of crossing such bridges, or either of them, with such car or train, and any such conductor, driver, employe or other person, who shall disobey and just and lawful order or direction of such superintendent of bridges, or either of such bridge tenders, in respect to crossing said bridges with such car or train, shall be punished by fine not less than five, nor more than thirty-five dollars.

Section 9. The right to operate said railways shall extend to the full time of twenty-five years from the first day of June, 1865, and no longer, unless further extended by ordinance.

Section 10. All rights heretofore vested in other corporations are not to be deemed to be impaired or affected by this ordinance, but the rights and privileges hereby granted are so granted subject thereto.

Passed May 29, 1865.

AN ORDINANCE
To amend an ordinance entitled “An ordinance to

authorize the construction and operation of certain
horse railways in the city of Milwaukee," passed May

29, 1865.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Section 1. The second section of the ordinance of third and West which this is amendatory, is hereby amended by adding Water streets. thereto as follows: "Also commencing at the intersection of Third and Chestnut streets; thence southerly along Third and West Water streets to Clybourn street."

Section 2. The third section of the ordinance which this is amendatory, is hereby amended by striking out the word “June" where it occurs in said section, and inserting the word “July” in lieu thereof.

Section 3. The seventh section of said ordinance is hereby amended by striking out all of said section down to and including the words "for a specific purpose," and inserting as follows: "until the proposed track to connect

East and West Water streets by Chestnut street bridge shall be completed, the rate of fare for any distance, except when the cars or carriages are chartered for a specific purpose, shall not exceed six cents, including the government tax. After the completion of the proposed circuit, the rate of fare for any distance over the circuit and any one of the branches or connecting tracks built and proposed to be built, except where the cars or carriages are chartered for a specific purpose, shall not exceed six cents including the government tax."

Section 4. Any provision of any ordinance or part ofordinance heretofore passed, inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance as amended, is hereby repealed.

Passed March 26, 1866.

AN ORDINANCE

What repealed and re-enacted.

To amend an ordinance passed March 26, 1866, entitled

“An ordinance to amend an ordinance entitled an ordinance to authorize the construction and operation of certain horse railways in the city of Milwaukee, passed May 29, 1865."

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Section 1. The third section of an ordinance passed March 26, 1866, entitled “an ordinance to amend an ordinance entitled an ordinance to authorize the construction and operation of certain horse railways in the city of Milwaukee, passed May 29, 1865," is hereby repealed; and section seven of an ordinance entitled "an ordinance to authorize the construction and operation of certain horse railways in the city of Milwaukee," passed May 29, 1865, is hereby restored and re-ordained, and shall hereafter be of the same force as if the same had never been repealed or modified in whole or in part.

Section 2. Hereafter the rate of fare for a single passenger in any horse railway operated within the city of Milwaukee, shall not exceed the sum of five cents.

Section 3. The passage of this ordinance and anything therein contained, shall not operate or be construed to be a waiver of any forfeiture of the right granted to the Milwaukee City Railway Company by the ordinance above

Rate of fare.

mentioned, passed May 29, 1865, or a recognition of any existing right of the said company to maintain or operate any horse railway in the streets of said city. This ordinance being passed for the sole purpose of preventing extortion by the said company.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Passed October 23, 1871.

AN ORDINANCE

To authorize the Milwaukee City Railway Company to

extend its track.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Section 1. The Milwaukee City Railway Company is South Water and hereby authorized to extend its track from Reed street, in Ferry streets,

Walker's Point the Fifth ward, along South Water street to Ferry street,

and Oneida street and thence along Ferry street and across Walker's Point bridges. bridge to East Water street, and also to connect the tracks in East Water and West Water streets by a track crossing Oneida street bridge. The tracks hereby authorized shall be constructed, kept, maintained, used and operated in the manner and upon the conditions which are now provided by ordinances of the city in reference to the other tracks laid by said company.

Passed May 21, 1866.

Reed street.

AN ORDINANCE
To authorize the Milwaukee City Railway Company to

extend its track.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Section 1. The Milwaukee City Railway Company is hereby authorized to extend its railway by a single or double track, with all necessary switches and turn tables, in and along Reed street, from the crossing of Reed and Florida streets, in the Fifth ward, to Maple street, in the Twelfth ward. The track and tracks hereby authorized, shall be constructed, kept, maintained, used and operated in the manner and upon the terms and conditions which are now provided by the ordinances of the city in reference

to other tracks laid by said company; prorided, however, that it shall be the duty of said company to keep the track within the rails, and for at least one foot along the outside thereof, at all times, in good order and repair.

Section 2. The said company shall commence the work of so extending its track within two months after the passage of this ordinance, and shall so far complete the same as to run cars regularly as far as Railroad street, within four months from the date of the passage of this ordinance, and so far complete it as to run cars regularly to Maple street on or before December ist, A. D. 1875, and in case of failure so to begin, and so far to complete said extension within the time specified, the company shall forfeit any right and privilege given by this ordinance as to any portion of said line, not so far completed; prorided, that if said company shall be delaved in the work by the order or injunction of any court, or by the tearing up of Reed street, along any part of said line, for the purpose of constructing sewers or laying water pipes, or any other purpose authorized by said city, the time of delay so caused shall not be reckoned as a part of the time to which said company is hereby limited.

Passed August 10, 1874.

AN ORDINANCE

Maple street and
Fourth avenue.

To authorize the Milwaukee City Railway to extend its

track, and for other purposes.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

Section 1. The Milwaukee City Railway Company is hereby authorized to extend its railway by a single or double track, with all necessary switches and turn tables, in and along Maple street, from the corner of Reed street, in the Twelfth ward, to Kinnickinnic avenue, in said ward, and also in and along Fourth avenue, from the corner of Elizabeth street, in the Eighth ward, to Mitchell street, in the Eleventh ward. The said track or tracks hereby authorized, shall be constructed, kept and maintained, used and operated in the manner, and upon the terms and conditions which are now provided by the ordinances of the city in reference to other tracks laid by said company; proridel, horrcrer, that it shall be the duty of said company to keep so much of any street as is used and occupied by them in operating any railway hereby authorized, in good repair and condition, so long as it shall be so used and occupied.

Section 2. Said company shall commence the work hereby authorized on Maple street, by the first day of June next, and shall complete the same so that cars shall run regularly ihereon to Kinnickinnic avenue by the first day of December, 1875, and said company shall complete the work hereby authorized on Fourth avenue, so as to run cars regularly thereon to Mitchell street, within three vears from the passage of this ordinance, and in case of failure so to begin, and so to complete the extension hereby authorized, within the limit of time for each, respectively, the company shall forfeit any right hereby given, as to any part of either line not begun or not completed as herein provided. Prorided, however, that if the company shall be delayed in its work by the order or injunction of any court, or by the tearing up of either street or avenue along any part of said extension for the purpose of constructing sewers or laying water pipes, or for any other purpose authorized by said city, the time of the delay so caused shall not be reckoned as a part of the time to which said company is hereby limited.

Section 3. The right of the Milwaukee City Railway Company to operate the various lines of railway heretofore authorized by different ordinances of the city, is hereby extended as to the lines authorized by this ordinance and as to lines heretofore authorized to the full time of fifty years from July 1, 1874, being the same period which is fixed for the Cream City Railroad Company by the ordinance under which that company operates, being an ordinance to authorize the construction and operation of a certain horse railway in the city of Milwaukee, passed June 8, 1874.

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Passed December 28, 1874.

AN ORDINANCE To authorize the Milwaukee City Railway to change a

portion of its track, in the Fifth ward.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwaukee do ordain as follows:

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