1911 Feb 16 – Mossey River Council
The Council met at Fork River on February 8.
All the members present.
The minutes of the previous meeting were adopted as read.
Communications were read from Paul Wood, Manitoba Good Roads Association, School Inspector Walker, Ninette Sanatorium, A.E. Daraghy, W.C. Vincent, M.W. Snelgrove, and Campbell, Simpson & Macneill.
Hunt – Nicholson – That the clerk obtain the services of H.G. Beresford, P.L.S. as soon as possible to survey new roadway alongside C.N.R.
Nicholson – McAuley – That the municipality donate $75.00 to the Ninette Sanatorium for consumption.
Lacey – Hunt – That the clerk be instructed to settle with M.W. Snelgrove for the Shannon road and proceed to obtain settlement with Mr. Shannon.
Nicholson – Hunt – That the clerk advertise for tenders for the construction of a bridge across the Fork River between sections 21 and 28, tp. 29, rge 19. The council sit as a Court of Revision on Friday, June 30 1911.
Lacey – Paddock – That the clerk correspond with the Department of Telephones re construction of line to Winnipegosis.
McAuley – Nicholson – That the reeve be asked to endeavour to induce a doctor to settle in the municipality.
Lacey – Toye – That Coun. Paddock and McAuley be members of the Winnipegosis Cemetery Committee, Vice Moore and Fleming retired.
Nicholson – Toye – That the accounts as recommended by the Finance Committee be passed: Western Municipal News, $6.65; Postage, $2.00; Home for Incurables, $75.00; A. Campbell Jr., Noxious Weeds, $9.20; Dauphin Hospital, G. Gray, $10.00; J.H. Fleming, $19.25; S. Bailey, 50 cents.
Next meeting at Winnipegosis at call of the reeve.
1911 Feb 16 – Fork River
W. King drove to Dauphin last week to attend the County meeting of the Orange Society.
Mrs. D. Kennedy returned the latter end of last week, where she had been a patient in the hospital there.
Dr. Ross has been visiting the district.
Mr. W. Benner and E. King visited Dauphin on business last week.
F.B. Lacey returned from a business trip to Winnipeg.
Mrs. Little and her daughter Lulu have been visiting in the States. They report no snow there.
Fred King returned this week, he having been fishing up at Lake Winnipegosis for some considerable time. He reports fishing good.
A meeting of the Council was held here on Wednesday, when some good business was got through.