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Seventh report of Albert R. Heilig, clerk of the United States district court for the third division of the district of Alaska, etc.--Continued.
B. LICENSE FEES RECEIVED FOR BUSINESS CARRIED ON OUTSIDE INCORPORATED TOWNS-Continued.
Report of Albert R. Heilig, clerk of the district court for the third division, district of Alaska, of license fees received for business carried on outside incorporated towns, during the period from January 1, 1902, to March 31, 1902.
Report of Albert R. Heilig, clerk of the United States district court for the third division of the district of Alaska, of receipts and disbursements during the period from April 1, 1902, to June 30, 1902.
LICENSE FEES RECEIVED FOR BUSINESS CARRIED ON IN INCORPORATED TOWNS.
B. LICENSE FEES RECEIVED FOR BUSINESS CARRIED ON OUTSIDE INCORPORATED
APPENDIX A B.
ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF JUNEAU, ALASKA.
[Ordinance No. 1.]
TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND PREVENT AND REMOVE NUISANCES.
The city of Juneau does ordain as follows:
SECTION 1. Any person who shall do any act, or cause, suffer, or create anything within the corporate limits of this city which shall be injurious to public health, or which prevents or obstructs the free and comfortable enjoyment of life and property, or is dangerous to surrounding property, is guilty of a nuisance and misdemeanor. In addition to the penalty provided by law against the person guilty of a nuisance, and whether the penalty is enforced or not, such nuisance may be abated by the city marshal or other executive officer of this city at the expense of the person maintaining the same.
MAINTAINING SLAUGHTERHOUSES, ETC.
SEC. 2. No person shall establish or maintain any slaughterhouse; keep herds of more than five swine or goats; cure or keep hides, skins, or pelts; slaughter cattle, swine, sheep, or any other kind of animals; pursue, or maintain, or carry on any other business or occupation offensive to the senses or prejudicial to the public health or comfort in any part of this city within the exterior boundaries of the townsite entry of lands of the town of Juneau, as the same appears on the official map and plat thereof of record in the office of the Juneau recorder, district of Alaska. And any person maintaining any stable, stock yard or hogpen, in which live stock shall be confined within said portion or part of this city shall be required to keep said stable, stock yard, or hogpen free from accumulation of filth and manure, so that the same will not be offensive to the senses or prejudicial to public health.
DEPOSITING AND REMOVING FILTH AND RUBBISH.
SEC. 3. It shall be unlawful for any person to throw into or deposit upon any public street, highway, or grounds, or in any gutter or ditch, or upon any private premises, or anywhere except to deposit upon the tide lands of the Gastineaux Channel at the point of low tide between the Russian cemetery and said Gastineaux Channel, any glass, broken ware, dirt, rubbish, garbage, or filth, nor shall any such rubbish, garbage, or filth be allowed to remain upon any private premises. All dirt, rubbish, soot, ashes, cinders, or filth of any kind in any house, cellar, yard, or other place which the city marshal shall deem necessary for the health of the city to be removed shall be carried away therefrom by and at the expense of the owner or occupant of such house or other place where the same may be found, and removed and deposited at the point on Gastineaux Channel above designated.
DEPOSITING FILTHY WATER.
SEC. 4. It shall be unlawful for any owner, occupant, or lessee of any building, lot, or ground to throw, empty out, or deposit, or cause, or permit, or allow the same to be done by any employee, lessee, or occupant or other person at any time in any gutter or ditch, or near any inhabited place, the suds or filthy water resulting from the washing of clothing, slops from kitchens, or other foul or filthy matter, or to allow suds or filthy water to stand on his own premises or run or seep into the premises adjoining them.
GUTTERS TO BE KEPT CLEAN.
SEC. 5. It shall be the duty of every owner, occupant, or lessee of any property in this city to keep the gutter in front of such property at all times clean and free from all obstructions to the free passage of water, and to remove or cause to be removed all dirt, filth, garbage, or rubbish that may have accumulated on the street or alley in front of and adjoining said property, to the middle of the street or alley.
RECEPTACLE FOR SLOPS.
SEC. 6. Each and every owner, occupant, or lessee of any house, store, restaurant, or other building in this city shall provide a proper receptacle for all slops, offal, garbage, or other offensive matter coming from said house, store, restaurant, or other building and remove the same or cause the same to be removed and deposited at the point on Gastineaux Channel provided for in section 3 of this ordinance within a reasonable time after being placed in said receptacle, and before it shall have become offensive to others.
FOUL AND OFFENSIVE DRAINS, ETC.
SEC. 7. No person shall permit or suffer any premises belonging to or occupied by him, or any cellar, pool, sewer, privy, or water-closet, or private drain therein or thereon or appertaining thereto, to become nauseous, foul, or offensive and prejudicial to the public health or comfort.
OFFICER TO NOTIFY.
SEC. 8. It shall be the duty of the city marshal upon receiving notice of any violation of the foregoing sections of this ordinance to immediately notify the offender to abate and remove the same within such time as he may deem proper, not to exceed twenty-four hours. And if such nuisance shall not be removed or abated within the time specified in such notice the city marshal shall cause the same to be removed and he shall be, and he hereby is, authorized to remove any obstruction that may be necessary to remove in order to reach and remove or abate such nuisance. The expense of the reinoval of any nuisance by the city marshal shall be paid by the city in the first instance, but the same may be recovered by the city from the owner, agent, or occupant notified by an action at law, or in the manner hereinafter provided.
SEC. 9. Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished upon conviction thereof before the city police court by a fine of not less than $20 nor more than $100, and be adjudged to pay the costs of abating such nuisance as provided for in section 8 of this ordinance, or by imprisonment in the city jail for not more than twenty days, or by both fine and imprisonment: Provided, That no person shall be prosecuted for violation of this ordinance unless such violation shall continue after the time limited in the notice he or they have received from the city marshal, as provided in section 8 of this ordinance.
TIME OF TAKING EFFECT.
SEC. 10. This ordinance shall be published in the Alaska Daily Dispatch, a daily newspaper published in the city of Juneau, on the following dates, viz: August 22, August 25, August 29, September 1, and September 5, 1900, and three copies of the same shall be posted in three public places in the city, and shall take effect and be enforced from and after fifteen days from the date of the first of said publications and posting.
Passed and approved this 21st day of August, A. D. 1900.
[Ordinance No. 2.]
TO PROVIDE FOR FIRE DEPARTMENT AND FOR FIRE PROTECTION.
The city of Juneau does ordain as follows:
ORGANIZATION OF, OFFICERS OF, ETC.
SECTION 1. A fire department is hereby created in and for the city of Juneau, to be known as the "Juneau fire department," and shall consist of all the hose and hook and ladder companies now organized, and all the hose, hook and ladder, bucket, and all other companies pertaining to fire department that may hereafter be organized, and shall have the following officers: A chief of the fire department, who shall be chosen from the members of the fire department, and upon the nomination and
recommendation from the members thereof; and three fire wardens. All of said officers shall be chosen by the common council as provided by the rules and regulations which have been, or may hereafter be, adopted by the common council for the government of the city and of said department.
DUTIES OF CHIEF OF FIRE DEPARTMENT.
SEC. 2. The chief of the fire department shall be the general executive officer thereof, and shall have control, care, and management of all the apparatus and other property pertaining to such department, and shall direct the drill and discipline of the fire companies, and handle and command them in the extinguishment of fires, and shall perform such other duties as the common council by ordinance or otherwise may provide.
DUTIES OF FIRE WARDENS.
SEC. 3. The fire wardens shall perform such duties as the common council may by ordinance prescribe, but it shall specially be their duty to examine into the construction and condition of chimneys, fireplaces, hearths, stoves, stovepipes, flues, ovens, smokestacks, boilers, and apparatus used in and about any building, and cause the same to be removed or placed in a secure and safe condition when deemed dangerous; to prevent the deposit of ashes in unsafe places; and may at any time enter into or open any house, storehouse, or other building or inclosure for the purpose of inspecting the same and with a view to guard against fire, or to execute the ordinance enacted by city of Juneau regarding fire protection. And for such purposes the members of said board of firewardens are hereby constituted and made ex officio city marshals with power to arrest any person or persons for the violation of any such ordinances of the city of Juneau. The firewardens shall receive as compensation for their services the sum of $3.50 per day for the time they are actually engaged in the performance of their duties.
INJURING FIRE APPARATUS.
SEC. 4. No person shall willfully or negligently injure or damage any hose cart, hose, or apparatus of any kind belonging to the fire department. Nor shall any person not belonging to the fire department be or ride upon any hose cart or other vehicle of the fire department while the same is going to or returning from any fire. No person shall willfully give any false alarm of fire, nor use or draw water from the main water pipe from the time an alarm of fire is given until it is extinguished, except for necessary household purposes; but this prohibition does not include firemen on duty. Nor shall any person haul, drive, or cause any wagon or other vehicle or thing to be driven or hauled over, on, or upon any fire hose in use at any fire.
FIRE ALARM BELLS.
SEC. 5. The fire bells now located in the buildings occupied by hose company No. 1 and hose company No. 2 shall be, and the same are hereby, declared to be the alarm bells for fire.
FLUES AND CHIMNEYS.
SEC. 6. No person or persons shall erect any stovepipes for conducting smoke nearer to any board forming a partition or part thereof, or nearer to any canvas wall or partition, other than a partition of brick or stone, than 12 inches. Nor shall any grate or stove be placed nearer to any board forming a partition or part thereof, or nearer to any canvas wall or partition, other than a partition of brick or stone, than 12 inches.
SEC. 7. Every partition of wood, canvas, or other combustible material, and every ceiling, floor, or roof, through which any stovepipe for conducting smoke passes shall be protected by tin, zinc, or iron tube, or plate, extending around said stovepipe at the place in such partition, ceiling, floor, or roof, through which said stovepipe passes; and every such tin, zinc, or iron tube, or plate, shall extend through the partition, ceiling, floor, or roof which it is intended to protect, and overlap the partition, ceiling, floor, or roof on each side at least 1 inch, to which it shall be securely fastened; and when any partition, ceiling, floor, or roof is composed in whole or part of wood, cloth, or other combustible material at the point where the stovepipe passes through it, there shall be a space of at least 2 inches between such
partition and ceiling, floor, or roof and such stovepipe. And hereafter any building or structure built or erected within the city limits shall have brick chimneys for conducting the smoke through any ceiling, floor, or roof; and the use of any stovepipe or other metallic smoke conductor is hereby expressly prohibited for purpose of conducting smoke through any ceiling, floor, or roof in any building hereafter built or erected within the city limits.
PROTECTION OF FLOORS, HEIGHT OF STOVEPIPES AND CHIMNEYS.
SEC. 8. In all buildings where the floors are of wood, such floors shall be protected from the heat of any stove, grate, or fireplace by a sheet of tin, zinc, or iron, or by brick or stone covering the floor or woodwork where any such stove, grate, or fireplace stands, and extending out from said stove, grate, or fireplace a distance of at least 8 inches on all sides. Every stovepipe, chimney, or flue that passes through any roof shall be carried perpendicularly a distance of not less than 4 feet from such roof, and shall be securely fastened with wire or other safe means of support. Every stovepipe or flue that passes through the side or wall of any building shall be carried horizontally to a distance of not less than 1 foot from such wall before making a right angle to be carried vertically to the required 4 feet above the roof. The extreme end of any stovepipe, chimney, or flue, must be at least 4 feet above and distant from any surrounding roof or building.
SEC. 9. No person or persons shall place hot ashes in any combustible receptacle, nor put any receptacle for ashes within five feet of any building, unless the same is securely covered, nor shall any fire be built in any building except the same is confined within a suitable stove or other safe receptacle.
SEC. 10. The fire limits of the city of Juneau are hereby declared to be as follows, viz: Commencing at the point where Dixon street intersects the Gastineaux Channel, thence along Dixon street to Fifth street; thence along Fifth street to Gold street; thence along Gold street to Bulger alley; thence along Bulger alley and in a southwesterly direction to a point in the Gastineaux Channel opposite to and on a line with Dixon street; thence in a northwesterly direction to the place of beginning.
BUILDINGS LINED WITH CLOTH OR PAPER.
SEC. 11. No building shall be lined with cloth or paper, or both, within the fire limits, except the cloth or paper be placed on a solid partition or siding or upon a brick or plastered wall.
HAY, STRAW, ETC., TO BE INCLOSED.
SEC. 12. No person or persons shall place or cause to be placed within the fire limits any hay or straw, shavings, or other material of like nature unless securely inclosed in a permanent building.
EXPLOSIVES AND COMBUSTIBLE MATERIAL.
SEC. 13. No person or persons shall keep or store within the fire limits any explosives or highly combustible material, excepting in such quantities and under such restrictions as are allowable by the various fire insurance companies, under their laws, in issuing their policies to the insured.
BRICK CHIMNEYS AND TERRA COTTA FLUES WITHIN THE FIRE LIMITS.
SEC. 14. The flues and chimneys for conducting smoke in all buildings or other structures within the fire limits of this city shall be constructed of good, hard brick or stone, and shall have walls not less than 4 inches thick, and shall be well plastered inside. All chimneys in buildings that are not built up from the ground shall be supported by good, substantial posts or timbers from the foundation. chimney shall rest on brackets, except it is less than 18 feet in length, and the bracket must be well and substantially built. And no stovepipe or other metallic