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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 15, 1874, Winnipeg, Manitoba CITY AMD PROVINCIAL -Mira STREET :i's' beginning to look bet- ter through" 'corporiiti en labor. CHEVALIER TAiLtEFER 'has resigned nis lieutenancy in the Infantry here. Iso less tban four applications for position of hangman at the coming' ex- ecution. SERVICE will.' be held to-night in Grace Church; after which there will be a business meeting of the members. WE don't know what the mean veloci- ty of the wind was yesterday it was mean enough for lady pedestrians. of vege- tables of a quality seldom seen agricultural exhibitions, are offered for sale on the streets now. 6f -tbleni; tBey no; Tackjbf that-IHe1 crisis is bye'rUe fcb'i :all would work for life good ofthe vince.' The Bill was tlien read'a ge irrgofthe; billftp provide for; ffair and eqliiita'ble redistributi'6'ri' of Ike Divisions of the Province. "Hon Mr Royal m a lengthy and able: speech reviewed the formation and .acta of the late Government. :can! only give a few of the salient points. He said: th at: before the mo.ti on; .was put h ei wished to make a lew remarks which he: was from- making, when the. motion of watit of confidence was u-nfW' turn that he could not, with respect for; himself or for the dignity of participate in. He-saw result ec time. The Bill then i 'Gommitfee' of the Mr. ScHmrdifn the chair, -having beetr sliVrhtty -Amended was, i-epbrte'd 'towthV House' Third reading lp--morrow. Hon. Mr. Dubuc introduced a Bill re- specting the Gpurt of Queen's and1 Court to deal with certain both Present: Aldermen Lpgan' and': Wright. V Tn M VL i 4. _ i.- r'ec.ei.ved frojju .for' 1_ 1 1'' -j- Dill, XV0- the ittavor to communicate POLICE question of wages vs occupied- the at tention of the court this morning, and Mr Stiuson came out second best. Parliamentary times Winnipeg is accustomed to a good deal of blowing but the gale yesterday and last night was a little out of the usual THE City Council is now giving to the straightening and widening of'streets. There is lots of room for work in this direction here. the formatian of the former Cabinet, and to the. time when he ac- cepted office. He was not' long in tbV Cabinet until he believed that the inter-, nal dissensions- co'uld have but one reading on Thursday; Hbn, Mr. Dubuc introduced a' Bill jc County' Courts, and said; the SOME of the hotel stables in the city want that inspector around once or in order to induce their owners to furnish them with food for horses. KICHARDSOX, the well known express messenger who has been oh this route for a couple of years has beep promoted to a position in St Paul. He made his last trip here this week. THE TELEGRAPH OFFICE is now remov- edd to a neat and convenient at the corner ;of JSTotre Dame and :Main Streets. The business done by; ,th Company here been such as demand ed greater office facilities than have been heretofore enjoyed, and the present office is in.-keeping-wifeh the extensive suit. "He had last, fall placed resignation in the hands of liis friends, but they, for good reasons urged him to remain in the Ministry and "he did so. The way the -Cabinet ..was -formed- was- not in accordance with.his political education; they were a government without ahead a Premier. Hpn Mr Archi- Lieut-Governor, was Provincial Secretary, Provincial Treasurer arid Minister of Public Works, all in one. He first called up Mr Boyd and Mr Girard in 1870. They aided in adminis- tering the affairs of the Province until after the elections. In January Hon Mr Clarke became Atty General, Mr McKay, President of the Council, and Mr Howard Provincial Treasurer. Hon Mr Boyd resigned in 1870, and Hpn Mr jSTorquay took his place, and on the resignation of Hon Mr Girard, he (Royal) became a member of the Minis- try; each and all of these were by ap- pointment of the at the request of a Premier. Each member of the Ministry .had. control of his separate department, and was inde- pendent of the other, and none of the others could interfere. On the -v-r -n _ _ O provides for remedying two things the first is where judgment is given1 'by the time for the .execution of judgement is extended from ten days to six months and .the second :fixes. the terms of the Court, at present there is no fixed time and long time "had elapsed -since a County Court "has1 been held. The Bill was then" "read a first time. Second reaclidg on Thursday. Hon. Mr. Davis introduced a Bill re- specting the Treasury Department and tee Public .Revenue, expenditure and accounts and said that present he would not take up time with. lengthy explana- tions he would only refer to one or two important points, one of the clauses pro- vides that no money shall be paid out unless by voter, of the House, "another provides for a Board of Audit to be com- posed of the President of the Council. The Provincial Treasurer and a third party to be named by Lieut-Governor, had this Bill been in force three ycara ago the present. Ministry would not have in the unenviable position they are now hi' with large liabilities arid no funds to procure license, for iihe buildin known as the McDermott block. GQ tion business done hero. fitted up and the will be thoroughly public. The office is 'nearly extra convenience appreciated by the MANITOBA TUESDAY, July The Speaker took the chair at 3 p. m Mr Schmidt asked the Government if the members of the late Ministry sent to Ottawa as delegates intend making a report during this session. Hon Mr Girard said that there, .-were so many matters _the at-. tention of the Government that they could not give the question much co'n- sideration, and that they would not be able to give a satisfactory report at.this session. Mr Schmidt asked the Minister oi Public Works if it is his .intention to cause a pontoon bridge to be bu'ilt over the Assiniboine River by the contractors of the crossing, as stipulated in ;.their contract. Hon Mr Hay said that the contractors promise to put the pontoon across as soon as the river is low enough to do so. Hon Mr Girard reported from the Special Committee the names of the members who are to form the standing committees, and on motion the report was adopted. SECOND READINGS. Hon Mr Girarxl moved the second reading of the Bill to better define the boundaries of the counties of the- Pro- vince for. judicial.and., registration pur- to. include in such' counties tho whole of the Province, and said that this bill .was nesessary, as the.-; settler naents in the 'Province had extended so much, and it is necessary for settlers to 1__ i i i of Mr Archibald Hia Excellency Lieut-Govornor Morris was appointed. He, could, have dismissed the Govern- ment, but for good rea- sons he did not see fit to do so. '.Nothing TTT'l Cf C m -Mi ___ j. ?_ moot them. first time. Mr The Bill- was then read a Second reading to-morrow, was said the other day on point, and he would have liked if this had been included in the motion. Had this been the case he thought the debate would have taken-a higher--stand, and instead of abuse, the'members might have gained information ol advantage to them.. The system, pursued in the formation; of the .late. al- though not unconstitutional wash-regular and not in accordance with English prac- tice. He reviewed the history of English constitutional practice from early times down to the present in a clear lucid manner, giving dates, and quoted frora. Todd on Parliamentary Practice show- ing when and by whom the three great principles .JJn-glisTtr ;Practice were adopted. He. then went, oh- to speak of the measures passed by the late Govern- ment.; They had organized the Adminis- Davis said I am "instructed by His Excellency the Lieut.-G'roverno'r to- lay before you the Public Accounts of Province for the year 1873. I do not intend at the present time to make any comment, but to place them in theliand's of the Committee of Public- Accounts unbiassed by any remarks that I -might I only give a summary of .them offer, now. Ami. estimated Police Force Road Service 5 opo Legislative Expenses Emigration and Agriculture l '500 Parliament Buildings and Government House Printing Miscellaneous. Administration of Justice Civil Government Education Amt: expd. 8 8 92 6 52 21 17j7-90 06 5J 00 entitled have his name entered upon the as- sessment roll. Referred to Cburt'of Ke- vision. A. G. B. Bannatyne and other- pro- on street' peti- tioned to have a street opened srbm Ban- to Main street between the chan ts Bank and the jail. Beferred to street committee., A communication from the Silsbyfi're gme works was referred to 'the fire and water, committee." Accounts from.; Brown Rutherford and from, the Post ttice for postage were referred The Board of Works' reported having passed sundry accounts.; recommended a box culvert 'in the "creek near W: iP Clarke's store, the full -width' of Garry street; that Mr. MeDermo'tt be request ed to .remove, a building on Thistle treet which interferes with drainage i hat the railing in. the City Hall be cut down 15 inches and; that benches be :prch vided in the. auditorium for- the use 'of' the public: The. committee also sub- mi tted the report, of the City Engineer on a system' of surface drains for the business centre of the city, and recom- mended that the system be not adopted' that money be thus: saved, and that a system of deep sewage be adopted: In committee of the whole this report! was adopted with Vthe exception of the; railing cutting down recommendatioa. The fire and water committee' subimtf mi tted for, approval a tracing' 'of t company Expended, Public Buildings no'rvote Total 13 being an excess of expenditure over the estimates of 13." The lion's share of the printing going to OoJdwell Cun- ningham, and of the amount expended M1 the Administration of Justice the At, torney General received about Law which he] comment. I will at some future timp .rusted had settled that question forever point out to by as perfect a law as human law could made by the nearly per feet aricl in advance of the other Pro- to bring actions at law or to register their deeds, and the present act is so indefinite that a great deal oj" uncertainty prevails. The counties of Marqiiette East and of Marquette West are preserved. The whole of the Pro- vince is to, counties, and is expectgdjjtbat ill be recognized by the Parliament for Dominion Elections. ,ti.Bi.e and on motion ordered to be cbhsidereii' in committee of the whole to-morrow. Hon Mr Hay moved the second read- vinces, placed the trial of controverted elections. 19 -bands- of; the Judges. They had also laid the foundation of Municipal Institutions, organized Agri- cultural Societies. They had also done a good deal for the Redistribution of the Electoral Divisions and Voter's Lists. also tried "to increase the boundaries of the Province and though, the deligates had not succeeded in obt taining that yet they had done a good deal at Ottawa in lo'rmini? laws that will further The measures 'we brought down 'before the vote of want of confidence was taken were good and have .to. a great, extent been, adop ted by. our' ,'J be lie.Yied: that the oi'cbnfidence so much.against, the members of the late ministry as against the sys- tem and as the system now been this House the Government and I also hope to be able to point out n course ___j__. _ i i i LfcA OV5 t_hat will get us out of tho present posi- tioii without a'tiy money hi the 'Several notices of Private Bills were then given and''the House'adjourned at p m. until to-moirowat 3: done away with, and we have a govern- ment with a Premier, he thought he was justified in saying that the vote was ductive of good. He did not wish to shrink from the responsibility he shared as a member of the late Government. the present Government in. measures caTcuiaTed best interests of this Province. He believed rcaree.r, would be a, bright one. on. 'Mr.' Eoyal for saying that he would support the Government. If they had any lack The following convey an idea-.-of. the gigantiq pro portion .Manitoba trade has already assumed. The tables show respectively the' busi- pess for years -..ending June 30th of 1873 and 1874J_and a comparison of the latter with the former will show a very marked increase. Dutible good.s imported Free goods 38.439 Total There were received, in value pf r? ntrJ 4- j-v J-T- Jl.ii'-__ L i': .bond from Ay.hlcb'being'Mdded to .the' amount "of du- tiable goods, amount of pon" 81 Duty collecte'd the value of 02 is payabjf .iof TEAK Dirtiableigoodsiiimported Freeibds Total Duty Collected .JT t w 1. Ij V-l- showing, the number and p'osittou of hy-, drants required; !by the city Waterous' system; if adopted, the tracing1 to be forwarded'for' the information 'W Waterous The committee mended tharthe three tankjj authorised sometime undertaken imme- diately in order' :a supply of water for wheb rives; be fbrmedl In committee and ladder" clause was 'referred back for information'! and'the rest of the; report The ;stre'et committee the opening: oF.'a 50 foot street'cdrinect ing Sinclair street with Bannatyhe-; street." The ebmiliittee also, 'reported having taken a'ctibn in the matter-of-' opening a street between the Me William-" arid Ross It was fec6m-" mended to straighten; and widen 'Sfaiii" street 'building 'andr" Radiger's, and also between the latter' and Post-Office'street; 'that1 a' street W: opened 'through the betweeii Lily ;st. :a'nd; McWilliam ihat the street1' along th'e Morris )e open ed an d th1 at 'the: own er of two' mts be them-; also that :f 'contingent cies in opening and: streets, be f'the; amo'unt ito be' on This report and ottos: will'1-' )e c6n8ideredf The asse'ssm'ent committee1 reported'' he bobks readyr CoUrt- ion that" 119th' th'e-" with by and recomraended. errors be'remedied: :i' ;i The :Kelief committee had: the case :recofnniended trig'.' employment as to- tbe- City ft Ha'll.; Aid. Fonseca alluded'to titiisances oii- sidewalk: in! front of the cosiriiititee'8 report of Ia8ljf .5 :c-'t 'to ie- fire'by-liaw} w'as finally; passed.t f meeti The- Y The gutijxtwd'er'- uii, se'cond eadihg' an'd was' faf- baudeaii and Logan'1 on licenses and. 725 45 police. It was for Inspector. Adjournment until evening. Wednesday ;