City Treastirer Seyler collected $1,362.96 taxes yesterday, the first day of tho December tax collection. Ou the first day last December, the amoirut collected was only aboiit half as nmch, $693.26. A year ago there were no dog taxes paid until Dec. 8, bnt taxes were paid oh six or seven dogs yesterday. The total dog tax collected last year was $327, and it looks as if a better record might be made this year. The flrst day of the July colleotion of taxes brought in $1,649.04 and the last day of the sunimer collection amounted to $8,885.80.