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Charter for the City of Houston - Page 26. 1897. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 16, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/75.

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(1897). Charter for the City of Houston - Page 26. City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/98/show/75

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Title Charter for the City of Houston
Publisher Texas World Publishing Company
Date 1897
Description A bill entitled An act to provide a charter for the City of Houston, Harris County, Texas.
Donor Fuermann, George
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • documents (object genre)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 6, Folder 12
ArchivesSpace URI /repositories/2/archival_objects/2673
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction No Copyright - United States
File Name index.cpd
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Title Page 26
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Transcript bicycles, or use of any pyrotechnic or any other amusement or practices teneling to annoy persons passing in the streets or sidewalks or to frighten horses or teams; to restrain and prohibit the ringing of bells or the blowing of horns and bugles, crying of goods, and all other noises, practices and performances tending to the collecting of persons on the streets and sidewalks, by auctioneers and others, for the purpose of business, amusement or otherwise. To prohibit and regulate the ringing of bells and blowing of whistles of railroad engines and locomotives within the city limits. To prescribe the fees that shall be paid the City Scavenger for the removal of night soil, to prohibit any one except the City Scavt nger, or those in his employ, from removing or carrying away the contents of any privy, vault or water-closet, or any receptacle of human excrement. The right to prescribe by ordinance that it shall be the duty of the City Scavenger whenever, in his judgment, it may be necessary to notify the tenants or owners of property that their premises need cleaning, and to have the same cleaned within a certain time and fine any person who fails or refuses to so do. To prescribe by ordinance that the tenant or owner of property who fails or refuses to pay the City Scavenger for the removal of night soil from the premises owned or occupied by him the rate fixed by law for such removal to be fixed upon conviction in the recorder's court in any sum not less than one dollar nor more than one hundred dollars. To prevent any person from bringing, depositing or having within the limits of said city any dead carcasses or other offensive or unwholesome substance or matters, and to reepiire the removal or destruction by any person who shall have placed, or causeel the same to be placed, upon or near his premises, or elsewhere, any substance or matter, filth or putrid or unsound beef, pork or fish, hides or skins of any kind, and on his default, to authorize the removal or destruction thereof by some officer of the e'ity; and require the owner of any elead animal to remove the same to such place as may be designated.