Other Articles Clipping from Winnipeg Free Press, Tue, Dec 4, 1883.

Clipped from CA, Manitoba, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Free Press, December 4, 1883

The citizen* of Itat Portage meet bm or row evening to Lake up the question of fire protection.A St. Asirtisw’s .Society has been formed in Rat Portage, with 'W. D. Lyon as president. ^The annual general meeting of the St. Goose’s Society will be held at the St. Nicholas Hotel on Friday evening.■lt;»■■■■ 1The regular niontldy meeting of the St. Andrew's Society takes place this evening in the rooms of the society.The new Methodist Church atMonituu, will bo dedicated on Sunday iwxt.iDeo.9th.-■■ O ■ — ■ I .........A large number of horses ar.d mules belonging to MeTvor Pros, of S”.oriowalh passed through the city on Saturday on route to Port Arthur. *» —Mit. Alfiied Pearson lias retired from the Aldonnanio contest in Wavd Two. His reasons for so doing will bo found in another coll.mil.Thf. meeting of the St. Bonifueo Snow Shoe Club, which was to have been held last night, lias been postponed till Wodncs-u veiling, at eight o'clock, in the oiliee of Lc Manitoba.The St. Andrew’s Society of Rut Portage had a very successful banquet on j tlm evening of St. Andrew’s Hay. Mr. Charles Tilley, late of this city, entered for the occasion.A —— — -A beak, weighing two hundred pounds, was shot yesterday within half a mile of Bagot station. After the first shot bruin became tierce and it was net witnout extreme caution that Messrs. Muir and Thompson succeed in despatching him. -► ----The next meeting of the Temporarmo Association of Bethel M. E. Church.will ho held this evening. Mr. How don, the President, will take the chair at 8 o’clock and present a good programme. An interesting time is expected.-‘i i iThe mass meeting of farmers in Southern Manitoba takes place at Alan i to u tomorrow, and promises to be largely attended. The C. P. R. deputation will report, and final organization will ho completed.■■ -* ' —-The Manitoba jail has boon refitted in grand style if the Rut Portage Progress can be believed. The reception room has been carpeted, (Brussels) a silver-plated stuvo replaces the old wreck and a new cloth covers the table of justice. ...........The member* of the Church of England congregation at Rat Portage, oxpect to have a, building of their own next summer in which to worship. There is a good choir in connection with the church.At a meeting of the Manitoba Presbytery at Nelson on the 22nd ulL, Rov. D. G. Cameron was inducted into the pastorate of St. Andrew’s Church, Nelson. During the clay the sum of 8550 was raised to pay ofF iv part of tho cliurch debt.VKtlXUXA.1 /.Col. Walker, of this city, and Col Butler, of 11 Great Done Land” fame have arrived in London, Out.Mr. Hugh MaeMahon, Q. 0., leave; to-day fur Toronto.Sheriff Temple and Mr, F. B. Edge combo, of Fredericton, N. 8., have re turned to the city, after a trip to thlt; Rockies, and will leave to-night fo: Kansas City.Messrs. Pattulo and McKay, of Ra Portage, have gono to Toronto.Mr, P. L. Knappen, who lias been ii England on a mining mission, has re turned to thu city.