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City Council.

--The regular monthly meeting of the Council was held in the Council Chamber yesterday afternoon, at 4 o'clock.

Mr. Burr, from the Finance Committee, announced that said committee could not act until they had a report from the City Assessor.

Mr. Hill, from the Police Committee, reported on ordinance increasing the fines, and giving the Mayor power to execute the same without recourse to the Hustings Court, for certain violations of the city ordinances.--Adopted.

Mr. Hill also reported an ordinance authorizing the Mayor to fine witnesses for non-appearance at his Court. Also adopted.

A report from the City Engineer was presented and adopted.

On motion of Mr. Randolph an appropriation of $5,000 was made to the Union Benevolent Society of Richmond city.

Mr. Randolph presented a memorial from numerous foreigners, who complain that passports and licenses to conduct business are denied them, and praying for relief. He presented a resolution of inquiry for permitting them to obtain passports to leave the country.

Mr. Haskins said these very persons pretended to be poor whilst amongst us, but they had carried millions from the Confederacy. The resolution was finally agreed to.

On motion of Mr. Hill the sum of $500 was voted to Judge Wm. H. Lyons.

The Council then proceeded with the election of city officers, resulting as follows:

All the old day policemen were re-elected. W. R. Granger and Wm. S. Jenkins were elected additional policemen, to be stationed one at each of the markets.

A. W. Morton was re-elected Chamberlain. Thomas R. Harrison, Auditor; and Washington Gill, City Engineer, 1st Lieutenant Night Watch. L. M. Carter, 2d Lieut, Night Watch, T. C. Baptist; 3d Lieut, Night Watch, A. R. Cousins.

After transacting other unimportant business the Council adjourned.

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