The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 24, July 1920 - April, 1921 Page: 82
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The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
nance. Lawyers or those persons who exercise the profession of
public agents for individuals before the Alcaldes will also prior to
the sd. 1st July apply for Licence. As all those who fail to comply
with this order will be fined agreeably to the provissions of said
law. Tavern keepers must also under the provissions of said law
take out a licence on or before first July next.
fifth-That the Comisarios of precincts and Sindicos be ordered
to take the census of their respective precincts and report the same
to the Ayuntamto. of this jurisdiction at their next regular session
and that they be also furnished with instructions how to proceed
to take a list of the taxable property of each resident of the juris-
diction, and that blank forms be furnished them.
sixth That it shall be the duty of every ferryman or owner of
a ferry boat to post up in some conspicuous place the rates of
ferriage as established by this body, and every ferryman who exacts,
more than the said rates shall be liable to a fine of five dollars
recoverable before the Comisario of any precinct or before the
Alcalde of the jurisdiction.
seventh That the Alcalde be authorized to have some blank
licences printed for thle purpose of issuing [p. 20] to those per-
sons who may apply for them agreeably to the provissions of the
- chapter of the municipal ordinance, for which a sum eauivalent
to the printing and paper shall be exacted.
That S. M. Williams agent of the Empresario Austin be re-
quested to furnish the body with a list of the land granted to in-
dividuals in this Colony.
It having come to the knowledge of the Ayuntamto. that C. G.
Cox and J. B. Walls are exercising the profession and practice of
medicine without having previously complied with the ordinance
regulating the practice of medicine within this jurisdiction. Or-
dered, that they be notified to attend at the next regular meeting
of the Ayunto. on the first Monday in July next. And show cause
why they should not be fined agreeably to the provissions of said
The report of the Committee to whom was referred the forma-
tion of a fee bill to regulate the charges of licenced Physicians was
read and approved, and the fee bill ordered to be engrossed in the
book of Ordinances (for which see sd book pages -)
A petition from Gail Borden, jr praying to be appointed Munici-
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 24, July 1920 - April, 1921, periodical, 1921; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101078/m1/88/: accessed July 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.