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debt limit, and a sum equal to 10 per cent of said amount of loans to be appropriated from general income for same object.

Chap. 341, approved May 1, providing for the elimination of the crossing at grade of Governor square by cars using Boylston street subway, also the improvement of street-car service on Commonwealth avenue and Beacon street, etc., the alterations to be in charge of the Transit Dept. and loans to be issued for expense incurred.

RESOLVES. Chap. 14, approved April 7, authorizing an investigation by the Metropolitan District Commission as to establishing a public reservation on both sides of Charles River adjacent to Spring street bridge connecting West Roxbury and Dedham, the report to be submitted by Dec. 15.

Chap. 24, approved April 24, providing for an investigation by the State Dept. of Public Works as to the establishing of a free port within the port of Boston under Federal authority. Report due Dec. 15.

Chap. 32, approved April 29, allowing an extension of time to Dec. 15 for the special commission to investigate the project for a new downtown south-to-north highway, with comprehensive layout for correlated street improvements and subways also plans for traffic regulation and parking of vehicles.

Chap. 33, approved April 29, providing for a special commission to investigate concerning the construction of a covered channel for the Canterbury branch of Stony Brook.

Chap. 34, approved April 30, directing the State Dept. of Public Works to consider the suggestion of publishing and distributing lists of automobile owners and licensed operators for the use of police departments of the cities and towns. Pending legislative action the said department is authorized to issue lists of such owners as are registered for 1926 at a price to cover cost of same.

Chap. 35, approved April 30, providing for an investigation by the Metropolitan District Commission (Planning Div.) and the Boston Transit Dept. of a project for a new subway under Huntington avenue and Stuart street and an extension of same to Summer and State streets, report and recommendations to be submitted by Dec. 15.

Chap. 36, approved April 30, directing further investigation by the Metropolitan District Commission (Planning Div.) as to the construction of a surface transfer station for the use of the Elevated Railway Co. west of Harvard avenue, Brighton, also of a project for a rapid transit line from Boston through Cambridge and Somerville. A report with recommendations, etc., is due by Dec. 15.

Chap. 37, approved May 1, directing the above-named division to study and consider the problem of adequate transportation facilities between Boston Proper and East Boston.

Chap. 38, approved May 1, providing for further investigation, by a joint special legislative committee, of questions as to the future of the Elevated Railway Co. and extension of public control, also the creation of a metropolitan transportation district, etc. Report due Dec. 15.

INDEX.

A.

PAGE
Acts, legislative, in 1925 pertaining to Boston

215
Additions and corrections

215
Aldermen, Chairmen of the Board of, 1855 to 1909

207, 208
Members of, in its last year (1909)

202
Amended City Charter of 1909 (with amendments to 1922) 19-33
Amendments to City Charter in 1924

34-43
Appeal, Board of .

115
Aquarium, Marine Park

81, 90
Arnold Arboretum rk Dept.)

SO, 89
Art Department

114
Assessing Department.

47-57
Assessing Districts, 1925

48-57
First Assistant Assessors' salary increased. (Ordinances,
1915, 1920, 1923 and 1925)

. 143, 152, 174, 181
Attendance officers (School Committee)

135
Auditing Department

57
Auditor's salary increased (Ordinance, 1921)

159
Automobile fire apparatus (Fire Dept.)

66-69
Automobile owners and operators, lists of for police (Resolves of
1925, chap 34)

217
Avenue Louis Pasteur, placed under control of Park Commis-
sioners. (Ordinance, 1922)

170

51, 52

188
90-91

91

35
102

B.
Back Bay assessment districts
Back Bay wards
Bath-houses, list of
Beach baths (Park Dept.)
Biennial elections established (City Charter amendments of

1924)
Births, Registrar of
Boards and Commissions serving without pay:

Art Commission
Boston and Cambridge Bridges Commission
Boston Sanatorium Trustees
City Hospital Trustees
City Planning Board
Finance Commission (the four members other than Chair-

man)
Franklin Foundation Managers .
Library Trustees .

114
116
58
71
61

116
124
75
198, 199

PAGE
Boards and Commissions serving without pay.- Concluded.
Park Commissioners (the two members other than Chair-
man)

80
Public Welfare Overseers

79
School Committee

131
Sinking Funds Commission

104
Statistics Trustees (the four members other than Chairman), 105
Bootblacking, concerning trade of (Ordinance, 1917)

148
Boroughs, proposed division of City into five (Charter amend-
ments of 1924)

37
Boston and Cambridge Bridges Commission

116
Boston Almhouse and Hospital .

74
Boston City Record (official weekly of City)

21, 27, 28, 47, 105

, ,
Increase of price (Ordinance, 1922)

170
Boston Conservation Bureau established (Ordinance, 1922)

167
Boston Elevated R’way Co., as to future of (Resolves of 1925,
chap. 38)

217
Boston Proper (Wards 3-5):
Assessment districts of

50, 52
Municipal Court of

119, 120
Parks, playgrounds, etc. in

80-84
Public Library and branches in .

76–78
Public Schools in .

133, 134
Representatives of, in Legislature, 1925–26

212
Streets paved in, miles of .

99
Wards in, boundaries of (new)

187, 188, 190
Boston Retirement System

138–140
Boston Sanatorium

58
Name changed from Consumptives' Hospital Dept. (Ordi-
nance, 1922)

165
Boston Year Book

8
Boundaries of Wards (new).

186-199
Bridge and Ferry Division, Public Works Dept.

97,98
East Boston Ferry, loans authorized for new boats (Acts of
1925, chap 278)

216
Bridges (highway) in Boston

98, 116
In parks and parkways

86, 87
Brighton (Wards 21 and 22):
Assessment districts of

56, 57
Municipal Court of

120
Parks, playgrounds, etc. in

81-83, 84
Public Library Branch in

77
Public Schools in .

133, 134
Representatives of, in Legislature, 1925-26
,

212
Streets paved in, miles of

99
Wards, boundaries of (new)

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PAGE Budget Department

59 Commissioner's salary increased (Ordinance, 1921)

161 Establishing of department (Ordinance, 1917).

148 Builders' Licenses, fees for (Ordinance, 1920).

155 Building Department

59, 60 Board of Examiners, salaries increased (Ordinance, 1925) 182 Commissioner's salary increased (Ordinance, 1921)

159 Control of building operations (Ordinance, 1921)

161 Building Heights, regulation of .

182-184 Buildings in charge of Public Buildings Dept.

93–96

C. Carriages, Inspector of (Police Dept.)

129 Cemetery Department, consolidation of, with Park Dept. (Ordinance, 1920

157 Cemetery Division, Park Department

92 Cemeteries owned by City, with location and area

92 Changes in departments, latest .

215 Charles River reservation (new) establishing of (Resolves of 1925, chap. 14)

217 Charlestown (Ward 2): Assessment districts of

49 City buildings in

93-95 Municipal Court of

120 Parks, playgrounds, etc. in .

81-83, 85 Public Library Branch in

77 Public Schools in

133, 136 Streets paved in, miles of Ward 2, boundaries of

187 Chattel Loan Company

128 City and County Buildings

93-95 City Charter, Amended (1909) with amendments to 1922, incl. 19-33 City Charter Amendments of 1924

34-43 City Clerk Department

61 Salary of City Clerk and Assistant City Clerk increased (Ordinance, 1917)

149 City Council candidates, nomination of (Acts of 1925, chap. 136). 216 City Council, membership enlarged (Charter amendment of 1924), 36 City Council of 1925, with term of each member

9 President of

9 Committees of Officials of

10, 11 Order of, for Municipal Register of 1925

4 Rules of .

13-18 City Council, members of, in years 1910–1924

203-205 Presidents of, 1910-1924

210 City Flag and Municipal Standard (Ordinance, 1916)

99

12

140

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City Funds, depositing of (Ordinance, 1923).

176
City Government, 1925

9
City Governments, 1909 to 1924

202–205
City Hospital.

70-74
City income to be credited to general revenue (Ordinance, 1916), 144
City Messenger

10, 17, 141
City officials in charge of executive departments

44-46
City Ordinances, 1914 to 1925

141-182
City Planning Department .

61
Ordinances concerning, 1915, 1916 and 1923

142, 145, 173
City Prison (Police Dept.) .

131
City Record, See Boston City Record.
City Seal, origin of and present form
City Solicitor, office of, abolished

75
Claims, inspector of (Police Dept.)

129
Clerk of Committees (City Council) .

10
Collateral Loan Company.

128
Collecting Department

62
Collector's salary increased (Ordinances, 1921, 1925) 159, 181
Commissioner:
Budget
59 Penal Institutions

123
Building
59 Police,

129
Fire
63 Public Works

96
Health
70 Soldiers' Relief.

105
Institutions

74
Commissioners:
Art
114 Park.

80
Boston and Cambridge

Schoolhouse

103
Bridges
116 Sinking Funds

104
Boston Finance
116 Street.

106
Election

63
Commissions. See Boards and Commissions.
Common Council:
Members of, 1909 (final year)

202
Presidents of, since 1822

208, 209
Congress (69th) Massachusetts members of

213
Congress-street bridge, construction of (Acts of 1925) chap. 258) 216
Congressional Districts in Boston

213
Constables appointed by Mayor, 1925

126, 127
Consuls of foreign countries in Boston

214
Contracts made by City (Ordinance, 1921)

165
Convalescent Home (Hospital Dept.)

71, 74
Conveyancers, City (Law Dept.)

75
Corporation Counsel (Law Dept.)

75

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