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between the words, “shall be laid” and “the center," and insert in lieu thereof the word “in,” so that the part of said section six hereby amended shall read as follows: “And shall be laid in the center of said streets, and as near together as practicable."

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Passed June 29, 1874.

AN ORDINANCE

To amend an ordinance entitled "an ordinance to author

ize the construction and operation of a certain horse railway in the city of Milwaukee," passed June 1, 1874.

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

That section 2 of said ordinance is hereby amended by Spring and Wells adding to said section the following words, “also com- streets. mencing at the intersection of West Water and Wells streets, in the Fourth ward; thence westerly along the center of Wells street to the city limits, with the right to connect with any of the lines of railway hereinbefore mentioned, and it is hereby also expressly provided that said persons, their successors and assigns, may within five years from June 1, 1874, take up and remove so much of said railway or part thereof as may be built and operated on Spring street, and lay the same on the corresponding part of Wells street. It is also provided that all the railway tracks herein authorized shall be laid on the center of the streets mentioned and that the company shall keep the street in good repair, not only between the tracks, but also the distance of one foot on the outside of the tracks.

Passed July 13, 1874.

AN ORDINANCE

To amend an ordinance to authorize the construction and

operation of a certain horse railway in the city of Mil-
waukee, passed June I, 1874.
The

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

Spring street

Section 1. So much of section two of said ordinance as gives the right to lay a track for said railway on Spring street or Spring avenue, west of Eleventh street, is hereby repealed.

Passed March 20, 1876.

AN ORDINANCE

To authorize the construction and operation of a certain

horse railway in the city of Milwaukee.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwau

kee do ordain as follows: Twelfth, Eleventh

Section 1. There is hereby given and guaranteed to and Vliet streets. the West Side City Railway Company, its successors and

assigns, the exclusive right, permission and authority to lay a single track for a railway in and around the center of the streets in the Second and Fourth wards of the city of Milwaukee, hereinafter mentioned, and the same tu keep, maintain and use and to operate thereon railway cars and carriages, for and during the full term of fifty years from the first day of July, 1874, and no longer, to-wit: Commencing at the intersection of Wells and Twelfth streets, in the Fourth ward, with the right to connect with its line of railway; thence northerly along Twelfth to the center of State street. Also commencing at the intersection of State and Eleventh streets, in the Second ward, with the right to connect with its line of railway; thence northerly along Eleventh street to the center of Vliet street; thence westerly along Vliet street to the center of Twelfth street.

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Passed June 11, 1877.

AN ORDINANCE

To authorize the construction and operation of a horse

railway on Grand avenue and Wisconsin street.

The mayor and common council of the city of Milwau

kee do ordain as follows: Grand avenue and

Section 1. There is hereby given and granted to the Wisconsin street. West Side Street Railway Company, a corporation duly incorporated and organized under and by virtue of the laws of the state of Wisconsin, its successors and assigns, the exclusive right, permission and authority to lay a single or double track for a horse railway in and along the center of Grand avenue and Wisconsin street, and the same to keep, maintain and use, and to operate thereon, railway cars and carriages to be propelled by animal power for and during the full term of fifty years from the ist day of July, 1879, commencing at the intersection of West Water street with Grand avenue, in the Fourth ward, with the right to connect with its line of railway on Grand avenue; thence easterly along the center of Grand avenue to and over the bridge to Wisconsin street; thence easterly along the center of Wisconsin street to its terminus. Section 2. The track of said horse railway shall be of

Track-gauge of, the gauge of not more nor less than four feet eight and and how laid. one-half inches, and shall not be elevated above the surface of the street. It shall be laid with modern improved rails, and in such manner that carriages and other vehicles can easily and freely cross said streets at any and all points, and in any and all directions without obstructions, and shall be laid as near the center of said streets and as near together as possible.

Section 3. The construction of said railway shall be commenced and completed within thirty days after the passage and publication of this ordinance. Upon the failure to complete and operate the same as above provided, then all rights hereby granted shall cease and determine; provided, however, that if the construction and completion of said railway, or any part thereof is delayed by an order or injunction of any court, judge or court commissioner, then the time of such delay shall be excluded from the computation of time herein prescribed.

Section 4. It shall be the duty of said railway company Repair of roadway. at all times to keep in good repair the roadway between the rails and for one foot on the outside of each rail as laid on the above described route, and to submit to all such reasonable rules and regulations as the common council may from time to time prescribe.

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and publication.

Passed September 1, 1879.

AN ORDINANCE

To authorize the construction and operation of a certain

horse railway in the Second, Fourth and Ninth wards of the city of Milwaukee.

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

Nineteenth street.

Section 1. There is hereby given and granted to the West Side Railway Company the right, permission and authority to lay a single or double track for a horse railway in and along the center of Nineteenth street, in the Second, Fourth and Ninth wards of the city of Milwaukee, and the same to keep, maintain and use, and operate thereon railway cars and carriages for and during the full term of fifty years from the first day of July, A. D. 1879, and no longer, to-wit: Commencing at the intersection of Wells and Nineteenth streets, in the Fourth ward; thence running northerly along said Nineteenth street to the center of Clark street, in said Ninth ward of said city of Milwaukee, with the right to connect with its line of railway on Wells street, and also to lay and construct suitable turn-outs and turn-tables.

Completion of

Section 2. The work on the line of street railway road.

hereby authorized to be constructed and operated shall be commenced within thirty days from the passage and publication of this ordinance, and shall be completed and operated up to the center of Walnut street within six months of said date, and upon the failure to complete and operate the said railway as above provided, then all rights hereby granted and vested shall cease and determine; provided, however, that a failure to construct and operate any part of the railway mentioned in the preceding section, shall not work a forfeiture of the rights hereby granted so far as affects that part of the route actually completed, and also, provided, that is said completion and operation of said line of railway or any part thereof is delayed by any order or injunction of any court of record, then the time of such delay shall be excluded from the computation of

time herein prescribed. Animal power to be

Section 3. The cars to be used upon said horse railway used, street to be shall be operated with animal power only, and it shall be repaired.

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 repair, and to construct, maintain, keep, use and operate said line of street railway in the manner and upon conditions as provided by the general ordinances now in force or which may hereafter be enacted by the common council of the city of Milwaukee.

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

Passed September 29, 1879.

AN ORDINANCE

To amend an ordinance entitled “an ordinance to author

ize the construction and operation of a certain horse railway in the Second, Fourth and Ninth wards of the city of Milwaukee," approved October 4, 1879.

Whereas, In the ordinance passed by the common council of the city of Milwaukee entitled "an ordinance to authorize the construction and operation of a certain horse railway in the Second, Fourth and Ninth wards of the city of Milwaukee," approved October 4, 1879, it is provided that the work on the line of street railway thereby authorized to be constructed and operated shall be commenced within thirty days from the passage and publication of said ordinance and shall be completed and operated up to the center of Walnut street within six months from said date, and

Whereas, It has become apparent that owing to the unexpected recent demands upon iron manufactories for railroad rails they are unable at this time to furnish them upon short notice, and also, to the proximity of the winter season the work on said line cannot be completed within the time fixed in said ordinance and that the commencement of such work without the possibility of completing the line at once would deprive the public of the full use of the street without yielding to them the benefit and accommodation of said street railway.

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

Section 1. That section 2 of said ordinance is hereby Time extended. amended by striking out the words "thirty days" and "six months" wherever they occur, and by substituting

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