Each will be discontinued when over the amount appropriated shall be consumed.
The Board of Overseer will assemble once a week to hear and grant applications make investigation of the character of applicants, and do other badness connected therewith.
No relief will be given unless the applicant be unable to procure subsistence or fuel, nor to any able-bodied man, nor to any person who has participated in a riot.
An agent is appointed to purchase and superintend the distribution of articles
The rules being suspended, the ordinance was passed.
Mr Randolph offered the following resolution, which was adopted:
Resolved, That the Attorney for the city be requested to advise the Council whether the city is liable for property destroyed or taken by ricers, and if there is no such liability, whether, in his opinion, the Council has the legal right, under the charter of the city, to assume and pay claims for such property.
The Council adjourned, on motion of Mr. Scott.