at the foot of Olive street, thence westwardly along
Olive to the western line of the city.
Sixth Ward—All the territory lying north of the
Fifth Ward, and south of a line commencing at the
foot of Green street, thence west along Green to
Eleventh street, thence westwardly aloug Christy
avenue to Pratte avenue, thence westwardly along
Lucas avenue to the western line of the city.
Seventh Ward.—All the territory lying north of
the Sixth Ward, and south of a line commencing on
the Mississippi river, at the foot of Cherry street,
thence west along Cherry to Broadway, thence west-
wardly along Franklin avenue to the western line of
Eighth Ward.—All the territory lying north of
the Seventh Ward, and south of a line commencing
on the Mississippi river, at the foot of Biddle street,
thence west along Biddle to Pratte avenue, thence
westwardly along Gamble street to the western line
of the city.
Ninth Ward.—All the territory lying north of
the Eighth Ward, and south of a line commencing
on the Mississippi river, at the foot of Howard street,
thence west along Howard to Eighteenth, thence
southwardly along Eighteenth to Cass avenue,
thence westwardly along Cass avenue to the western
line of the city.
Tenth Ward.—All the territory lying north of
the Ninth Ward, within the city limits, constitutes
the Tenth Ward.
In all cases the center of the above named streets
and avenues is the dividing line between the
The Police force at present consists of the Chief,
or City Marshall, two Captains, four Assistant Cap-
tains, and ten Sergeants, one hundred and ten night
watchmen, and fifty day men, all of whom are
immediately responsible to the Mayor. The first
is appointed under the new ordinance, at a salary of
$2,000 for one year. The remaining officers hold
their positions for the same period, and receive pay-
ment as follows : Captains, $1,000; Assistant Cap-
tains, $800; Sergeants, $650, and Policemen, $600.
Mayor —O. D.Filley, . Office, City Hall.
Marshall —D. A.Rawlings, . Office, City Hall.
Deputies —PeterStankewitz, and PatrickLoner-, .
Captains —CharlesKick, and John F.Fealy, .
Assistant Captains —HenryKlunk, , PeterGuar-, , WilliamLee, , and DanielBurns, .
Sergeants —WilliamBartley, , JohnFulton, , John
Eagan, , MartinDavis, , J. A.Moore, , JohnTobin, ,
RichardCarnovan, , John H.Koeler, , JohnRyan, , and
Principal Station—No. 14 Chesnut street.
First District—Fourth street, near French Mar-
Second District—Broadway, corner Ashley.
Office, Chesnut street.
Dr.S. W.Adreon, , President .
Dr.G.Klier, , Clerk .
Dr.E. F.Smith, , Health Officer .
L.Babcoek, , F. W.Cronenbold, , R. M.Renick, ,
A.Valle, , Charles H.Tillson, , S. W.Adreon, , Thomas
J.Daily, , John C.Vogel, , Pat.Gorman, , JamesDoyle, .
Relating To Hackney Carriages, Omni-
Buses And Other Vehicles.
Section 1. No person shall, in this city, without
complying with the provisions of this ordinance, hire
out or keep for hire, or use or cause to be used, for
hire in the transportation of persons or property from
one part of the city to another, or from places within
the city to places without, or from places without the
city to places within, any hackney carriage, omnibus,
dray, cart, wagon or other vehicle.
Sec. 2. There shall be levied an annual tax upon
all omnibuses, of thirty dollars; drays, twelve dollars;
wagons, five dollars; baggage wagons, nine dollars;
furniture cars, ten dollars; carts, two dollars; hack-
ney carriages, cabs or cabriolets that occupy stands,
twenty dollars; carriages, cabs or cabriolets owned
or used for hire in livery stables, five dollars; and
buggies owned and used for hire in livery stables,
Sec. 3. The owners of any of the vehicles men-
tioned in the foregoing section, paying the annual tax
therein provided for, shall be released from all other
taxes on the same to the city of St. Louis during the
period for which said tax is paid.
Sec. 4. There shall be placed and kept conspicu-
ously to view, on every dray, wagon, baggage wagon,
furniture car, cart, hackney carriage, omnibus, cab
or cabriolet, that occupies a stand, the registered
number of such vehicle; such number shall be in plain,
distinct and legible figures, each figure to be not less
than two inches in length, and one inch and a half in
width, painted in oil colors, and placed on each ve-
hicle in the following manner : On drays and carts,
the nnmber shall be painted on metallic plates and
placed on the outer side of each shaft, three inches
in front of the body or bed of the cart or dray; on
wagons, the number shall be painted on metallic
plates and placed on the hind axle; and where a body
is used on such wagon, said number shall also be
placed on one outer side thereof. On furniture cars,
the number shall be painted on metallic plates and
placed on each outer side of the body; on hackney
carriages, cabs or cabriolets, that occupy stands, the
number shall be painted on the outer glass of the
lamps; and on omnibuses, the number shall be placed
in some conspicuous place on the outside of the body
thereof, in Arabicnumerals, not less than three inches
square, so that it can be easily seen and read from
Sue. 5. It shall be the duty of the City Register,
upon receiving the annual tax of any vehicle men-
tioned in the preceding sections, to register the same,
and give the party applying for the license the num-
ber to be put thereou, and if such number be so
placed upon said vehicle, and bond be entered into as
hereinafter required, within three days after registry
of said vehicle, the Register shall, upon being paid a
fee of fifty cents, deliver to the party applying, a li-
cense to use said vehicle for one year from the date of
the payment to the Register; otherwise the money so
paid shall be forfeited.
Sec. 6. The party applying for a license shall, be-
fore the same shall be issued, enter into bond to the
city, with sufficient security, to be approved by the
Register, in a sum not less than two hundred dollars
(unless the said license befor a dray) conditioned for
the safe delivery of all property delivered to him or
his servant or agent, to be conveyed, and for the pay-
ment of all damages which may accrue to any person
by his negligence, or that of his seivants, agents or
employes, in and about the use and management of
the vehicle licensed. The party applying for a li-
cense for a dray shall enter into a like bond, in the
sum of three hundred dollars, and the said bonds may
be sued upon, in the name of the city. by any person
injured by a breach of the conditions thereof.
Sec. 7. All persons who are owners, keepers or
occupants of livery stables, shall state annually, un-
der oath, before the City Register. what number of
cabs, cabriolets, carriages and buggies are owned or
kept for hire by them, and shall pay on each the tax
required by the second section of this ordinance. All
owners of omnibuses shall in like manner be required
to state under oath the whole number of omnibuses
owned, driven and employed by them, and shall pay