--The City Council have passed an ordinance giving the Mayor authority to impose heavy fines upon all persons summoned before him as witnesses in ordinance violations.
The power to compel attendance will materially aid the police in the enforcement of the city laws.
The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. December 17, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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