The recular monthly meeting of the council was held Monday evening, al) the members of the council being present. The reading of the minutes of previous sessions was suspended on motion of Aid. Allmendinger and on motion of Aid. Wines it was resolved that when the council adjourns, it adjourns to half-past seven Thursday evening. A communicátion was received from Spencer Lennon and Geo. W. Week?, oneriug to deed to the city a road three rods wide over section 20, in the fifth ward, providing the road be opened and fenced by the fall of 1889 and a bridge built over a small ravine so that cattle could pass under it. Aid. Ware wauted the proposition accepted and a survey ordered. Aid. Allmendinger was not opposed to the improvement but he vvanted to know what it would cost. He therefore moved as a substi tute, that the communicátion be refer red to the street committee with instructions to report an estímate of the cost of opening and fenciug by Thur s day evening. The substituto prevailed.The finance committee's report was adopted and warrahts ordered drawn amounting to L1,625.02 divided among the several funds as follows: flrst ward' $293.48; second ward, 86.40: third ward, $32.36; fourth ward, $47; fifth ward' 57.10; general street $282.93; generaj fund, 614.33; contingent fuud, 271.02. The principal items of expenses were the elestric lights and the stone for crossings in the flrst ward. The council then adjourued.