Chicago Hosts Cincinnati

Friday, September 29, 1871

The meeting of the Chicago Common Council opens with Council President Charles C. P. Holden welcoming a delegation of Cincinnati aldermen, who are in town on an informational tour that will next take them to St. Louis.  Among its other business, the council refers to committee a recommendation that Z. R. Brockway of Detroit be appointed superintendent of the new bridewell, the prison for those who have committed minor offenses, at 26th Street and California Avenue.  The proposed salary for Brockway is $8,000 a year.