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   Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 14, 1874, Winnipeg, Manitoba                                CITY AND PROVINCIAL .MANITOBA against. ihe.world for light uing. _ HEAVY hail last night; but not suffi- cient to daniage crops." LARGE numbers of immigrants go out land hunting epery day...... r SIGN on a Red River cart on First st. reads, sale, enquire PENB.OSE got an instantaneous negative of the Orange procession yesterday, as it passed his studio. No POLICE COURT this morning, which speaks volumes to the credit twelfth of Julyists. IT is understood that the garrison amateur theatricals are to.be shortly re- sumed. that Ms e ojseu' Janet; anyone 0 there" and '-see name or the names of persons en titled to fee pnt on the lists are; on. THOE Thirteenth. :_i dJSjJi C-i iJ. ,'i "JL, In the forenoon of yesterday a strong muster of the two city lodges of Orange- men, and a delegation of brethren from place At the Orange .at. about :11 tfcloek a pro- cession was formed! With "banners spread breeze, and the bright colors of the order floating, the processmSj Cumbering; "as it did, greater than "any previous procession had in this city, looked extremely gay. The Orange District Band, under the ex- -D-- cellent management of Mr. ,H. would costless as-well as be came out strong and rather surprised many of our citizens who little thought ONE young man took to the pie-nic yesterday, and allowed that it was not a good day for girls either. ----------------------4.---------------------- No QUORUM was what was the matter with the Council last night, and a spe- cial meeting was ordered for this after- noon. MR. FKANCIS GILMORE has returned from Montreal, having recover- ed from the ailment which necessitated his temporary absence. THAT machine should not be put up so near the merry-go-round, you quite a number of at- tempted run aways on the part of horses have already resulted from it. Ontario, from outly- ing sections of the Province they came, and meeting the old stand- byes of the city, made a pretty good muster of the 1st Ontario Rifles yesterdav. RIFLE men have been chosen for a match between the military and civilians, and the match will come off shortly. Andgthat reminds us, why is not the range put into operative order THE election bills for the last general election are now being paid in this singu- lar manner. A portion only of each bill is allowed, and a per cencage, only, of such allowance is now paid. FELL last night a drunken man named Lynn, in making erratic they had so good a band among them. The procession moved down Main Street and to the charming grove of Mr. Ran- nerman, near St. John's Cathedral, to which place it was followed by numbers of citizens in carriages. The spread, provided by Mr. Joseph--Devlin, af Eureka House, was extremely good arid evinced a desire to provide am- ple quantity as well as good quality. Af- ter doing ample justice to the" good Stewart Mulvey, as Chair- man called the meeting to order, and after speaking briefly, introduced Mr. Corrigal of Headingly, who spoke at some length upon the subject of the day. Some other speakers who were expected to deliver addresses, not being forthcom- ing, Mr. Mulvey again took the plat- form, and in a most felicitous vein, en- tertained the company to an excellent and much applauded speech. The band very nicely filled up the intervals in the programme. A number of swings had been erected and these were kept in con- stanfc service. The merry-go-round man was there too, and with bis circulating machine managed to rake in quite a quantity of the circulating medium. It was astonishing to see the apparent age of some of the children who patronized this affair. One gentleman in particu- lar, who had secured as box companion a very pretty down the river young lady, remained in the concern the entire afternoon. The pic-nic, and indeed every portion f f _ We also Intend: to brinp- 'I'Up proper five counties.ofthe ProYince'ifor the pur- of Registration, Administration of Jiostieey etc., hoped the boundary be accepted by ffae Domin- ion Parliament for purposesofDdaiiriion Elections. He thought" the boards of .enumerators would cost as-well as be more efficient. They would introduce retrenchment wherever .possible arid if 4-U TT-________ 11 _ the House would .give them a fair trial i tuniu. a J.CUJ. viMOii they would endeavor to leave the finances to their successors in a. better condition than they had found it. PETITIONS. Hon Mr Howard presented a petition from Henry Prince (chief) and others ._ fciiat the name of St Peters be changed, Dynevor. MOTIONS. Moved by Hon Mr Girard seconded by ..Hon Mr Hay, that the orders of .the day for the 8th July be discharged. ried.) v- Hon Mr Royal isaid that it was all very well for the Government to discharge the measure of the late Government but .he 7-w sjich ajwayras to pre- -A almost. in those ...aDcien-fc lacd- ...b.iSPdai the game iiirie give dne representation the ortage district :t-: ,late Government provided. Ihe Bill now before the House did injustic to. old; settlers, 'ant thought it sacl.thirig 'to see those old pioneers, who had struggled lone and .hard in the midst pf difficulties and dangers, to be wiped out of existence by those creatures who have come in tlie. last year or two. "He thought that due consideration should be given to the old settlers as well as to. the new. and -as a representative man of the old settled against the' passing of the -Bill in' its present shape, treating theni as it djd, with contempt and injustice. FIRST READINGS. The following bills were then duced and read a first time- Mr An Act to extend intro- nocturnal explorations, tumbled into a cellar, lately dog on Garry Street, by Mr Gingras. He lit upon his head and, be- tween mud and demoralization, being j unable to extricate himself, sung'out varietv to lustily, and a number of people from the Dominion Hotel came to his assistance and pulled him out. They didn't "get him all, though, for hib hat was.'there this morning. can now felicate our- selves upon being able to produce blan- kets second to none. "We were shown' a four point blanket made at Me Vicar's woollen mills, St. Boniface, which for finish and durable qualities, and in everv particular which goes to make a thorough, number one, blanket, cannot be excelled by any imported article. The sample shown us is four inches wider than imported blankets, and weighed eight pounds. These blankets can be produced at a cheaper rate than is paid for the imported article. Messrs. McVic- ar have already received an extensive order. Humors of tfce Route. About half way between Oak Point and Winnipeg there is a creek where immigrants and other people along the road camp. A few days ago as some weise coming along they, observed near the creek a pole-about ten feet high stuck in the ground arid a piece pf'pork, and a tin of butter attach- ed to it. On a slip of paper was writ- ten: "Contributed to the paupers of the Dawson Road; eat hearty." On another slip of paper was written: Stay, weary traveller, thank your Gocf You're safely o'er the Da-wson Eoad I'm sure it will do you some good To take a little rest-and food. mercifial'iaalLpnij 
                            

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