Mossey River Council
The council met at Fork River, Nov. 15. All the members were present. Minutes of the last meeting read and adopted.
Communications were read from Lakeview Municipality, including copies of several resolutions. Municipal Commission, re date for Mossey River and Winnipegosis to meet in the question of the Mossey River Bridge; Dauphin Land Office, re cancellation of homestead entries; the Hudson Bay Co., as to water trouble on 12-29-20; H. Arrowsmith, re tax account; the controller of town planning, re addition to Fork River; two applications for cancellation of taxes under “The Soldiers’ Taxation Relief Act,” and the Municipal commissioner, re hail insurance.
Hunt-McLean — That the taxes on the T.A. Burrows lumber yard be cancelled to a basis of assessment of $5,000.
Marcroft-Hunt — That taxes to the amount of $20.34 standing against the S. of 2-31-18 be cancelled.
Hunt-Marcroft — That taxes against the following lands be cancelled to the amount over and above an assessment of $800. The nw, sw, and ne of 9-29-18; the nw 23-30-18; and the ne 14-31-19, and also the nw 11-29-19, to an assessment basis of $900.
Hunt-Toye — That the several resolutions submitted by the municipality of Lakeview be endorsed and that the delegates to the Municipal Convention are instructed to support them vigorously.
Marcroft-Thorsteinson — That the account of Coun. Panagobka for letting and inspecting work be passed.
Panagobka-McLean — That the following amounts of taxes be cancelled: D.A. Briggs $35.28; T.N. Briggs, jr, $75.
McLean-Toye — That the polling place for Tp. 30, Rge. 19, be Bicton Health School and for Tp. 29, Rge. 19, Wieden School.
Toye-Panagobka — That the reeve and Coun. Marcroft be a Committee to investigate the water trouble on sec. 12-29-20.
McLean-Panagobka — That the accounts as recommended by the Finance Committee be passed.
McLean-Panagobka — That the Council adjourn to meet again at the call of the reeve.
Several loads of fish have arrived from Duck Bay. As the season advances fish deliveries will be a daily occurrence.
Candidate W.J. Ward was in town Tuesday. He is billed to address several meetings in the district this week.
Rev. E Roberts returned from Dauphin on Tuesday. He had an interview with the dentist while at the big down.
The ladies in town are very busy preparing for the United Church bazaar, to be held in Friday, December 9th, in the Rex Hall, commencing at 3 p.m. A good assortment of dainty useful presents will be on sale, most suitable for Christmas presents; and tea will be served from 5 to 7 o’clock. At 8 p.m. there will be an entertainment in the hall. Admission: Adults 35 cents; children 15 cents.
Although December brings us to the half year in church work, as yet, owing to the distressing financial situation we have been able to raise only 26 per cent of the amount necessary to carry through our year’s work. It is therefore sincerely hoped that this effort to add to church funds will receive the utmost possible support of…[lost page atm]