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to the Department of Correction, the following property .turned over by the Department of Public Charities, as no longer required.

One (1) large safe.

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

College of The City of New York-Assignment to, of Two Bookkeepers' High

Desks, Etc., Turned Over by Sheriff of New York County." The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report anđ offered the following resolution :

May 15, 1916. To the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, The City of New York:

Gentlemen—The Sheriff of New York County on December 28, 1914, surrendered to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, the property described in the accompanying resolution.

The College of The City of New York in a communication dated April 5, 1916, requested the assignment of this property. The adoption of the attached resolution authorizing the assignment is therefore recommended. Respectfully, Respectfully,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That pursuant to the provisions of section 205 of the Greater New York Charter, as amended, the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, hereby assign to the College of the City of New York, the following property turned over by the Sheriff of New York County as no longer required.

Two (2) Bookkeepers high desks, size 2-ft. 6-in. by 6-in. by 3-ft. 9-in. high, one row of drawers on top and 5 drawers at each side; one (1) Bookkeepers high desk about 8-ft. long; one (1) Roll top desk 2-ft. 6-in. by 3-ft. 9-in. by 2-ft. 6-in. drawers at each side; three (3) High revolving desk chairs without backs; one (1) Magazine rack.

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members presenti voting in the affirmative.

Department of Public Charities-Assignment to, of One Two Horse Lawn Mower

Turned Over by Department of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity.

The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution :

May 15, 1916. To the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, The City of New York:

Gentlemen-The Department of Water Supply. Gas and Electricity on May 3, 1916, surrendered to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund the property described in the accompanying resolution.

The Department of Public Charities in a communication dated May 3, 1916, requested the assignment of this property. The adoption of the attached resolution authorizing the assignment is therefore recommended. Respectfully.

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That, pursuant to the provisions of section 205 of the Greater New York Charter, as amended, the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund hereby assign to the Department of Public Charities the following property turned over by the Department of Water Supply. Gas and Electricity as no longer required:

One (1) two-horse lawn mower.

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Police Department-Assignment to, of Six Automobiles Turned Over by the

Bridge Department. The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution :

May 12, 1916. To the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, The City of New York:

Gentlemen-The Department of Bridges, on April 17. 1916, surrendered to the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, the property described in the accompanying resolution.

The Police Department, in a communication dated May 8. 1916, requested the assignment of this property. The adoption of the attached resolution authorizing the assignment is therefore recommended. Respectfully, Respectfully

ALEX. BROUGH. Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved. That pursuant to the provisions of section 205 of the Greater New York Charter, as amended, the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, hereby assign to the Police Department the following property turned over by the Departmen: 1 Bridges as no longer required.

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Ford runabout, No. 134, Engine No. 700,510, License No. 107,794; Ford touricz No. 144, Engine No. 367,374, License No. 44,272, Ford touring, No. 145, Engine la 464,362, License No. 44,271; Ford touring, No. 146, Engine No. 303.066, License Su 44,270; Ford touring, No. 148, Engine No. 478,169, License No. 44,269; Ford runabca: No. 169, Engine No. 544,831, License No. 44,260.

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Refunds of Croton Water Rents Overpaid in Error. The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

May 12, 1916. Honorable Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Applications have been made, as per statement herewith, for refund of Croton Water Rents paid in error.

The applications are severally approved by the Collector of Assessments and Arrears, Commissioner of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, or the Receiver of Taxes, and the amount so paid ($1,545.34) has been deposited in the City Treasury to the credit of the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt.

The attachedi resolution is necessary to reimburse the account “Croton Water Rent Refunding Account" for amount so overpaid. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Receiver of Taxes ...

$12 60 Rose Munstermann ......... Edward A. Acker .....

100 Wyanoak Realty Corporation ......

201 00 May A O'Ryan .. Jacob Volk House Wrecking Co.... Receiver of Taxes ...... Henry Stapelfeld .... J. Romaine Brown Co...

335 00 G. Besner .............

100 Cordette Realty Company

10 W Samuel Roseff.. Zealie Van Raalte ...

255 00 Jacob Ruppert Realty Corporation Maddalena Cuneo ... Ludwig C. Traube ....

66 00 Bernard J. Fuss ...... Augustus V. H. Ellis .. Caroline A. Buhler ... The Loretta Corporation ........

16300 Caroline Mayne .................. A. H. Mathews ....... Ennis & Sinnott, Inc.... Joseph Schmalzl Cleaning and Dyeing Establishment, Inc..

21 91 Jacob Marx.

$1,545 34 Resolved, That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt be drawn in favor of the Chamberlain in the sum of one thousand five hundred forty-five and 34/100 dollars ($1.545.34). for deposit in the City Treasury to the credit of "Croton Water Rent Refunding Account" for refunding of erroneous and overpayments of Croton Water Rents, as per statement submitted.

The report was acepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

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Bofunded by Order of court.

Refund of $5.00 to Max Bolotnick, Being Fine Imposed and Collected and

Refunded by Order of Court. The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

May 12, 1916. Hon. Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen—In the matter of the People of the State of New York vs. Vax Bolotnick, the defendant appealed to the County Court of the County of Kings, held

in and for said County, from a judgment of conviction in the Seventh District City Magistrate's Court, Borough of Brooklyn, on November 11th, 1915, wherein he was adjudged guilty of a violation of "Sabbath Breaking" and fined the sum of $5, which was paid and later deposited in the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt.

The appeal was argued in the County Court of the County of Kings, held in and for the said County at the County Court House, Borough of Brooklyn, New York City, on the 17th day of April, 1916, and by a decision of that Court the judgment of conviction was reversed and it was ordered that the Comptroller repay to the defendant Max Bolotnick the sum of $5.

I attach hereto a resolution for adoption to carry into effect the provisions of such order. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt be drawn in favor of Max Bolotnick in the sum of $5. returning him that amount paid as a fine in the Seventh District City Magistrates' Court, Borough of Brooklyn, pursuant to an order of the County Court, County of Kings, held in and for said County.

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Refund of $4.50 to Joseph J. Kozinn, Being Amount Paid as a Jury Fee.

The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

May 12, 1916. Hon. Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen-Application has been made by Joseph J. Kozinn for the refund of $4.50, amount paid as a jury fee to the Clerk of the Ninth District Municipal Court in an action entitled "Sellenings vs. Bartholomae."

After an examination made by the Law and Adjustment Division of this Department, it is recommended that the sum of $4.50 so paid be refunded in accordance with the provisions of Section 118 of the Municipal Court Code, as amended by Chapter 123 of the Laws of 1916. Attached hereto is a resolution for your adoption. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved. That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt be drawn in favor of Joseph J. Kozinn, refunding him $4.50, amount paid by him as a jury fee to the Clerk of the Ninth District Municipal Court, Borough of Manhattan, in an action entitled "Sellenings vs. Bartholomae.”

The report was accepted and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Refund of $18.02 to P. J. McLiney, Being Amount of Wharfage Advanced on

Steamer“James Everard." The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution.

May 12, 1916. Hon. Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen--Application has been made by the Department of Docks and Ferries in behalf of P. J. McLiney, employed as Dockmaster in said department, for amount of wharfage advanced by him.

It appears that the steamer "James Everard" was berthed at the pier foot of 62nd Street, East River, Borough of Manhattan, from December 15th. 1915, to December 31st, 1915, seventeen days at $1.06 per day, amounting to $18.02.

The Dockmaster, P. J. McLiney, punched tickets for this boat daily and turned in the amount from personal funds to the Department of Docks and Ferries, thinking he would be able to collect the wharfage from the owner of the boat, but the boat was libelled before the Dockmaster could exact payment.

The amount of wharfage owing. $18.02, by the owner of the boat was collected by the Corporation Counsel's office and deposited with the City Chamberlain to the credit of account S 667 A.

The dockmaster deposited the amount of wharfage advanced by him as follows: December 21, wharfage from December 15 to 20. 6 days. $6.36; December 28, wharfage from December 21 to 27, 7 days, $7.42; January 5, 1916, wharfage from December 28 to 31. 4 days, $4.24.

The wharfage, $18.02, was duly deposited to the credit of the City Chamberlain for the account of the Sinking Fund for the Redemption of City Debt No. 1.

It is recommended by the Department of Docks and Ferries that the amount of wharfage, $18.02, advanced by P. J. McLiney be returned to him. Attached is a resolution for adoption. Your very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Redemption of the City Debt No. 1 be drawn in favor of P. J. McLiney for the sum of eighteen dollars and two cents ($18.02), refunding him that amount for wharfage advanced on the steamer "James Everard.”

The report was accepted, and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Refund of $11.95 to Max Heckler, Being Amount Overpaid on Permit to Build

Street Vault. The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

May 12, 1916. Hon. Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen-Application has been made by Max Heckler for the refund of amount overpaid on street vault permit No. B263 issued on February 21st, 1916, to lax Heckler to construct a vault in front of premises east side of Delmonico Place 18 feet south of Hopkins Street in the sum of $11.95.

Attached to the application is an affidavit of Max Heckler and a certificate of a City Surveyor. The amount to be refunded is approved by the Commissioner of Pub.. Works.

The amount so overpaid has been deposited in the Sinking Fund for the Redemption of City Debt No. 1. I attach hereto a resolution for adoption. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Redemption of City Debt No. 1 be drawn in favor of Max Heckler, refunding him $11.95, amourit overpaid on street vault permit No. B 263.

The report was accepted, and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Bills of the New York Railways Company for Amount Due it for Exchange of

Transfers Issued by the Municipal Ferry During the Month of March, 1916.

The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution :

May 12, 1916. Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen-The New York Railways Company has submitted the following bill for amount due it for exchange of transfers issued by the Municipal Ferry and its company, viz: For Municipal Ferry transfers lifted on the New York Railways Company lines during the month of March, 1916: 139,124 at $0.03.......

$4,173 72 Lessa New York Company transfers lifted on Municipal Ferry during the month of March, 1916: 129,617 at $0.02........

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Balance due New York Railways Company...................... $1,581 38 Attached to said bill is a recommendation of the First Deputy and Acting Commissioner of Docks that the amount due be paid to the New York Railways Company

Said bill is rendered in accordance with a resolution of the Board of Estimate and Apportionment dated October 16th, 1913, said resolution being approved by the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund at a meeting held October 29th, 1913.

The amount so collected by the Municipal Ferry has been deposited in the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt. I attach hereto a resolution for adoption. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved. That a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt be drawn in favor of the New York Railways Company, as follows:

$1,581.38, in payment of bill rendered by the New York Railways Company for 139,124 Municipal Ferry transfers at 3 cents litted by it during the month on March, 1916 ($4,173.72), less 129,617 at 2, cents ($2,592.34), leaving balance due to New York Railways Company, $1,581.38.

The report was accepted, and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

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Transfer of $217.94 from the Interest Fund to the Chamberlain to Correct

an Erroneous Deposit. The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

May 12, 1916. Hon, Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen-During the month of March, 1916, the Collector of Assessments and Arrears erroneously reported collections affecting the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt to the accounts known as: Water Rents Receivable--Arrears of Croton Water Rents, Bronx...... $214 56 Accounts Receivable-Interest on Arrears of Croton Water Rents......

3 38 These items should have been reported for distribution as follows:

General Account, Accounts Receivable. AG 4 Pipe Fittings and Meter Glasses, Bronx........

$0 20 Interest on Pipe Fittings and Meter Glasses, Bronx.

21 AG 1 Interest on Water Meter Fund, Bronx.......

2 32 AG 2 Interest on Arrears of Taxes, 1899 and subsequent, Bronx...... 1 05

Special Account, Accounts Receivable. S-118-D Water Meter Fund, Bronx.........

214 36 In order that erroneous deposits be corrected, I attach a resolution for your adoption. Yours very truly,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, that a warrant payable from the Sinking Fund for the Payment of the Interest on the City Debt, be drawn in favor of the Chamberlain of the City of New York, for the sum of Two hundred seventeen and 94/100 Dollars ($217.94), to be used by him to the credit of the following accounts:

General Account-Accounts Receivable. AG 4 Pipe Fittings and Meter Glasses, Bronx ........

$0 20 Interest on Pipe Fittings and Meter Glasses, Bronx..

$0 21 AG I Interest on Water Meter Fund, Bronx ......

2 32 AG 2 Interest on Arrears of Taxes, 1899, and subsequent, Bronx....... 1 05

Special Account-Accounts Receivable. S 118D Water Meter Fund, Bronx ....

214 36 The report was accepted, and the resolution adopted, all the members present voting in the affirmative.

Sale at Public Auction of a Plot of Land on the North Side of Eastern Parkway, 200 Feet East of Underhill Avenue, in the Borough of Brooklyn.

The Deputy and Acting Comptroller presented the following report and offered the following resolution:

April 28, 1916. To the Honorable the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund:

Gentlemen—The City is the owner of a certain parcel of land located on the northerly side of Eastern Parkway, 200 feet east of Underhill Avenue, Borough of Brooklyn, being a plot 100x183 feet.

These premises have been appraised by the Division of Real Estate of this Department at $34,000, which to my mind is the fair and reasonable value thereof, and an offer to bid this amount has been received.

I, therefore, respect fully recommend that the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund adopt the attached resolution. Respectfully,

ALEX. BROUGH, Deputy and Acting Comptroller. Resolved, That pursuant to the provisions of Section 205 of the Greater New York Charter, as amended, the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund hereby authorize and order a sale at public auction of all that certain piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, bounded and described as follows:

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