MUNICIPALITY ST. GABRIEL WEST VALCARTIER

 

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The first municipality of St. Gabriel de Valcartier comprised the whole area, both sides of the Jacques Cartier river. The inhabitants West of the river felt that they should have their own municipal council, so permission was obtained from the government in May of 1861, to form the municipality known as St Gabriel East. The first meeting was held in Jan of 1862. Unfortunately to date, we have been unable to find the early records and begin with this wring from 1878.

 

1878. Mayor Patrick Cosgrove. Councillors, William Goodfellow, Patrick Hayes, Samuel Clark, Thomas Brown, John Corrigan, John Clark, Secretary Treasury, George Todd.

 

1879. Mayor Patrick Cosgrove.  Councillors, George Neil, Michael Murphy, John Corrigan, Thomas Brown, Patrick Hayes, Samuel Clark. Secretary Treasury, George Todd.

 

1880. Mayor, Patrick Cosgrove. Councillors, Michael Murphy, George Neil, Samuel Clark, William Hamilton, Nicolas Abraham, John Corrigan, Secretary Treasury, George Todd. William Goodfellow appointed to replace George Todd who had resigned. Appointment, May 22, 1880.

 

1881. Mayor Patrick Cosgrove. Councillors, Hopper Ireland, Frederick Kack, James Burns, James Lannin, Nicolas Abraham, William Hamilton, Secretary Treasury, William Goodfellow.

 

Taken from a meeting of April 4th 1881

Moved by Councillor Burns, seconded by Councillor Kack that John Simpson be allowed $12.00 per annum for the use of the front room of the old saw mill for the council to hold it’s sessions in. Passed unanimously.

 

April 20th 1881. Moved by Councillor Gauvreau, seconded by Councillor Burns that the Council do deplore with deep regret the death of our esteemed Mayor Patrick Cosgrove, Esq., and that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to his bereaved widow.  Passed unanimously.

 

MAY 2ND, 1881. Ulric Gauvreau appointed Mayor.

 

October 26th, 1881. Thomas Brown appointed Councillor replacing Hopper Ireland.

 

December 7th, 1881. Thomas Madden and Thomas Hartery appointed auditors of Municipal books. Salary of secretary Treasury set at $30.00 per annum.

 

1882. Ulric Gauvreau, Mayor. Councillors, Thomas Brown, Nicolas Abraham, James Lannin, James Burns, William Hamilton, Frederick Kack. Secretary Treasury, William Goodfellow.

 

September 1882. Ulric Gauvreau resigned. Replace as Mayor by Thomas Brown. Samuel Clark appointed to the Council.

 

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November 1882. Nicholas Abraham resigned as Councillor. Replaced by George Neil.

 

1883. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councilors, Samuel Clark, Michael Murphy, George Neil, James Burns, James Lannin, Frederick Kack. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

1884. Mayor Thomas Brown. Councilors, Michael Murphy, George Neil, James, Burns, James Bowles, Francis Smith, Samuel Clark. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

July 1884. PUBIIIC NOTICE      ST. GABRIEL WEST.

 

To all interested parties, public notice is hereby given by me the under­signed Secretary-Treasurer of the local Council of the above names Munici­pality, that the Council will pass a by-law on Thursday the 17th of the present month, at 10:00 A. M. to amend the law of Proces Verbal Road No.2, by closing up the route across the property of George Todd and opening a road on the line between Mr. Burns and Mr. Todd for an outlet of the Fourth Range.

 

By orders of the Council,

William Goodfellow , Secretary-Treasurer .

Published this 8th day of July , 1884.

 

July 17,1684.      EXTRACT FROM THE MINUTES.

 

Moved by Councillor Burns, seconded by Councillor Bowles that it be put to the vote of the Council where the Fourth Range road be changed down the line between Mr. Burns and Hr. Todd.

FOR the motion to change: Councilors Burns and Smith.

AGAINST; Councilors, Neil, Clark, Bowles. Motion lost by a majority of one.

 

1885. Mayor, James Burns. Councilors, Thomas Davis, Samuel Clark, Francis Smith, George Neil, James Bowles, Michael Murphy. Secretary Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

JULY 25 1885,           Extracts from the minutes

 

Moved by Councillor Clark, seconded by Councillor Murphy that Charles Wolff , inspector over the Jacques Cartier River, be authorized by this Council to set the bridge to public competition, to be planked 27 inches in width the full length of the bridge and it is understood that the contractor will not receive his money before the first of January, 1886. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Clark, seconded by Councillor Neil, that Philip McGahey be authorized to sue Henry McKin1ey for the seventy-five cents he is due George Madden for the keeping of the route road on the First Concession, North of Riviere aux Pins .

 

SEPTEMBER 9, 1885   PUBLIC NOTIC Municipality of St. Gabriel West

 

Public notice to all interested parties is hereby given by the under­signed Secretary-Treasurer, that the Council of this Municipality at an adjourned general meeting session held on July 23, 1885, passed a by-law to close

 

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the route road on the property of James Bowles leading to McGregor' s Ferry in the Second Concession of St. Gabriel West.

 

November 2, 1885. Extract of minutes.

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor Smith, that the following resolution to defray the expenses of the Corporation for the year 1685, be passed by the Council.

 

To pay for the planking of the bridge over the. Jacques Cartier River, set to Samuel Roark, for the sum of $32.50, this Municipality's share being $21.66

 2. Pay the Court House of Quebec 13.35

3. To pay the rent of the Council room, 12.00

4. To pay .ferry tax, 12.00

S. To pay the Secretary Treasurer to Jan. 1886 30.00

6. To pay for refreshments .for the Council, 6.50

7. To pay John Paterson, .50 6. To pay for paper and stamps, 1.50

9. To pay for the mending of the road of the I

Government land, the winter of 1885,

10. For taking the snow off the bridge, 1885 ,

Total

 

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1.50, 2.66 , 10J:07

 

A tax of fifteen cents in the hundred dollars, be levied on all immovable property of this Municipality in accordance to the provisions of the Municipal Code. The Secretary Treasurer shall prepare a roll of amount and publish according to law. Passed unanimous~.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor Smith that Mr. Ulric Gauvreau be granted license to trade in this Municipality for the sum of $4.0( Passed unanimous~ .

 

December 7 J 1885. extract of the minutes.

Moved by Councillor Murphy , seconded by Councillor Bowles, that the resolution passed by the Council on the 2nd. of November to grant Ulric Gauvreau license to trade shall be nullified and of no effect.

Passed unanimous~. -

 

1886. Mayor, James Burns. Councilors, William Fitzpatrick, Michael Woodlock, George Neil, Thomas Davis , Francis Smith, Samuel Clark Secretary Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

May 3, 1866. Extract from the minutes.

Moved by Councillor Woodlock, seconded by Councillor Bowles that the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to borrow in the name or the Council $17.50 from William Fitzpatrick to pay the Council's share of repairs to the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River and to pay interest at the rate of 19 per cent. Passed unanimously.

 

1886.

 

ST. GABRIEL WEST, JUNE 22, 1886. PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice is hereby given by me the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer, to all the interested proprietors in the 4th and 5th concessions 0! St. Gabriel West, that there is a petition filed in the Council of this Municipality of St. Gabriel West, from William     Fitzpatrick, Curtis Billing,

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, Edward McLaughlin, praying the Council to open a road through the properties of        :Edward McLaughlin, Curtis Billing, William Hamilton, John Roark, Thomas Roark and Widow Roark, to where it meets the Fourth Concession road.  

 

The said petition will be taken into consideration by the Council on Monday, July 5, at 12 o'clock noon, when all parties for and against the said petition will be hoard.

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

CERTIFICATE OF  PUBLICATION

 

I the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer, do certify under oath of office that I have. published two copies of the above original Notice by posting up one copy at Ulric' Gaudreau's and another at John Corrigan's Ferry, both in the municipality of St , Gabriel West, on this Saturday", 26 of June 1886, at 10.00 o'clock.

William Goodfellow, Secretary Treasurer

 

JULY 5, 1886. Extract from the minutes of the meeting.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Councillor Woodlock that the petition of Curtis Billing, William Fitzpatrick and Edward McLaughlin be granted by this Council. for the motion Councillor Woodlock and Councillor Bowles. Moved by Councillor Davis, seconded by Councillor Clark that the petition of Curtis Billing, William Fitzpatrick and Edward McLaughlin be not granted by this Council.

 

AGAINST THE~ Motion Councillor Davis and Councillor Clark, the Mayor giving the casting vote against the motion. Motion lost.

 

COUNCILOR Francis Smith and Councillor William Fitzpatrick being interested left their seats throughout the motion.

 

August 20, 1886.

 

Extract from the minutes of the meeting.

 

Moved by Councillor S. Clark, seconded by Councillor F. Smith that this Council petition the Government for aid for the repair of the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River , as the Municipality  is too poor to repair the said bridge. Passed unanimous~.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Councillor Clark that his worship the Mayor and Thomas Brown and Mr. Ulric Gauvreau be appointed to present the petition to Mr. P. Garneau, H. P. of Quebec. Passed unanimous~.

 

October 8, 1886. .

 

Special Meeting.

 

for the purpose of taking into consideration a letter received from the Government, granting $500.00 of aid towards the repair of the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River.

 

Moved by Councillor Woodlock, seconded by Councillor William Fitzpatrick that our parish will accept the offer of your department on the following conditions. That the repair of the said bridge will not be over $500.00 for our parish, or if the Government prefer to give us the $500.00, we will repair the bridge ourselves. Passed unanimously.

 

November 6, 1886. Extract of the minutes.

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August 1886

 

Moved by Councillor Smith, Seconded by Councillor Davis that the Council appoint Councilors Michael Woodlock and Samuel Clark to examine the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River and see how much timber is required for the two center piers and also how many plank it will take to floor the said bridge and report to the Council before the 15th of the present month and that the Secretary-Treasurer notify the Council of St. Gabriel de Valcartier to send a man to assist them in taking the dimensions of the bridge timber and examine the bridge. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Councillor Fitzpatrick that the Secretary-Treasurer give public notice that the Council will sell by public competition to the lowest bidder the timber to repair the said bridge on Monday the 15th of the present month at ten o'clock in the forenoon. The said to take place upon the bridge. Passed unanimously.

 

December 3, 1886. From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Woodlock, seconded by Councillor Smith that the Council accept the specifications of the repairs of the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River, presented by Ulric, Gauvreau. Passed unanimously.

 

 1887. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councilors, John Corrigan, William Fitzpatrick Michael Woodlock, Thomas Davis, James Burns, Samuel Clark. Secretary Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

1888. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councilors, George Neil, Patrick Hayes, John Corrigan, William Fitzpatrick, James Burns, Michael Woodlock. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

September 3, 1888.    Councillor James Burns replaced by Thomas Neil.

 

 1889. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councilors, George Neil, Thomas Neil, John Corrigan, Henry McK1n1ey, Patrick Hayes, James Bowles.

 

January 26, 1889.       Public Notice.

 

Public Notice to all interested parties hereby given by me the under­signed Secretary-Treasurer of the Municipality of St. Gabriel West, that there is a petition filed in the office of the Council from Francis Smith, Frederick Kack, Patrick Cullerton and Lawrence Corrigan, praying the Council to amend the Proces Verbal of the 5th Concession Front Road across part of the property of Lawrence Corrigan, Daniel Lavallee, Patrick Brophy's to the corner at Patrick Brophy's.

Now take notice that the said petition shall be taken into consideration at an adjourned general session of the Council at the usual place of meeting on Monday the 4th of February at ten o'clock in the forenoon when all parties interested shall be heard.

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer .

 

Certificate of Publication

 

I the undersigned William Goodfellow domiciled in the Municipality of St. Gabriel West, certify under oath of office that I published two copies of the above notice, by posting up a copy on the river bank at Patrick Brophy’s, and another at John Corrigan Ferry, both in the municipality

 

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of St. Gabriel West, on this day, Saturday, 26 of January, at 2 of the clock in the afternoon.

 

William Goodfellow, Secretary, Treasurer.

 

February 4, 1889.     Extracts from the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor Hayes, that the petition of Patrick Cullerton, Frederick Kack, Francis Smith. and Lawrence Corrigan be granted. That the Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow be appointed special superintendent to visit the said road in question and amend the said Proces Verbal of the Fifth Concession front road according to the Municipal Code of the Province of Quebec. Passed unanimously .

 

Moved by Councillor Henry McKinley, seconded by Councillor Thomas Neil, that the Council will hold its sittings at Mr. George Neil's house for the future till the Council sees fit to move it again and that Mr. Neil is to receive $12.00 per annum for his home to hold the Council sittings. Passed Unanimously.

 

July 1,  1889.        From the Minutes.

Moved by Councillor Thomas Neil, seconded by Councillor McKinley, that the road inspector, Adam Hamilton, be authorized to have the joint labor fence on the property of George Neil put in repair immediately and set the same by public competition. Passed unanimously .

 

Moved by Councillor Corrigan, seconded by Councillor Hayes that the Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to pay John Hornby the sum of $1.00 for keeping the winter road and the bridge in repair for the winter of 1889.

 

1890.   Mayor, Samuel Clark. Councilors,                        Henry McKinley, George Neil, Patrick Hayes,Thomas Neil,      James Bowles,                Francis Smith. Secretary Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

October 9, 1890.            From the minutes.

 

In answer to the second report from the Government, it was moved by Councillor Hayes, seconded by Councillor Neil that this Council will assume their share of $3,200.00 to assist in the construction of an iron bridge over the Jacques Cartier River at Valcartier, and will pay to the Government their share; that is to say in two installments the first installment of $1066.67, then when the bridge is completed and an equal sum of $1,666.67 one year after the bridge is completed and that the Secretary-Treasurer take a copy of this resolution to Mr. Fitzpatrick the Member for the County of Quebec. Passed unanimously .

 

December 1,   1890.           From the Minutes .

 

Moved by Councillor Patrick Hayes, seconded by Councillor Henry McKinley, that this Council accepts the Government offer regarding the new Iron bridge at Valcartier and hope that the Government will proceed with the new iron bridge as soon as possible as the old bridge is in a dangerous state.

Passed unanimously.

 

1891.  Mayor, Samuel Clark. Councilors, George Neil, Patrick Hayes, Francis Smith, William Hamilton, Henry McKinley, James Bowles. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

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January 5 1891.  From the Minutes.

 

After having read a letter from the Government dated 22 of December 1890, demanding the Councils of Valcartier to pay to the Department of Colonization the sum of $3, 800.00, it was moved by Councillor Smith, seconded by Council Hayes that the Secretary-Treasurer and the Mayor be authorized by the Council to borrow in the name of the Corporation the sum of $2, 533. 33 being the share that the Corporation have to contribute towards the new iron bridge at Valcartier and deposit the same with the Government.

Passed unanimously .

 

January 20,1891.                 PUBLIC NOTICE

 

To the Municipal electors or rate payers of the Municipality of St. Gabriel West.

Public Notice is hereby given that a by-law, No.17, to borrow $2, 533.33, and to levy the same with five per cent interest for two years upon all the real estate of the Municipality to pay to the Government the said $2,533.33 for the construction of the abutments of the new iron bridge over the Jacques Cartier River at Valcartier.  The said by-law will, according to a resolution of the Council submitted to the approval or dis­approval of such by-law on Monday, the ninth day of the month of February, this year, in conformity with the Municipal Code of the Province of Quebec, and that such meeting will be held on the above day at ten of the clock in the forenoon at the residence of George Neil where the Council holds its sittings. William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer , 20 of January 1891. St. Gabriel West.

 

CER.TIFICATE OF PUBLICATION

 

I the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer, being domiciled in the Municipality of St. Gabriel West, do certify under  oath of office that I published two certified copies of the above original notice by posting one on the public road on the line between John Holton and Thomas Neil, and another at Mr. Fairchild’s where James Goodfellow is residing, on Tuesday , 20 of this month of January at 4 of the clock in the afternoon. Also two certified copies of the No.17 by-law on the same day and same hour, both in the Municipality of St. Gabriel West this 20 day of January , 1891.

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

By-law No.17 ,

Province of Quebec,

Municipality of St. Gabriel West,

County of Quebec.

 

At a special session of the Municipal Council of St. Gabriel West, convened by his worship the Mayor Samuel Clark, and held in said Municipality where the sessions of the Council are usually held, on Monday , the nineteenth day of January , eighteen hundred and ninety-one , in conformity with the provisions of the Municipal Code of the Province of Quebec, at which were present Mr. Mayor, Samuel Clark, and the Councilors George Neil, Patrick Hayes, Henry McKinley, William Hamilton, Francis Smith, and James Bowles, forming a quorum of the Council under the presidency of the Mayor, Mr. Samuel Clark.

 

It is ordained and resolved by law of the Council as follows;

 

 

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That whereas the Government of the Province of Quebec has agreed to sub­scribe $1,200.00 towards the construction of the abutments for an iron bridge at Valcartier over the Jacques Cartier River and to call for tenders and construct said bridge as soon as the Municipalities of St. Gabriel West and St. Gabriel de Valcartier shall have deposited the sum of $3,800.00 in the hands of the Government, being the amount of the contribution for such purpose to be made by the said Municipalities,

 

That whereas in the share of the Municipality of St. Gabriel West is the sum of $2,533.33, which sum must be paid to the Government before the Government will commence the construction of said bridge.

 

That it is advisable that the Mayor, Mr. Samuel Clark and the Secretary Treasurer, William Goodfellow, are hereby authorized to borrow in the name of the Corporation of St. Gabriel West, the Sum of $2,533.33, and pay the same into the hands of the Government of this Province, for the purpose aforesaid of the construction of the proposed, iron bridge, and are further authorized to sign for said Corporation a deed of obligation for said sum payable to the lender at the expiration of two years from date of such loan with interest at the rate of five percent per annum. .

 

That a special assessment of three dollars and seventy-five cents be levied upon all taxable real estate in the Municipality of St. Gabriel West, in order to raise the sum of $2,786.63, being the amount of said loan and interest for two years .

 

July 6, 1881.

 

That the Secretary-Treasurer is instructed to draw up an assessment roll pursuant to the foregoing provisions.

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

July 6, 1881.    from the minutes

 

Moved by Councillor Hamilton, seconded by Councillor Neil, that whereas the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River is in a dangerous condition, that the Secretary-Treasurer put up Public Notice Upon the bridge that any person or persons passing a double team of horses, loaded over three hundred weight, the Corporation will not be responsible for any damage incurred by the break­ing of the said bridge, but will hold the parties responsible for said damage. Passed Unanimously.

 

1892. Mayor, Samuel Clark. Councilors, Thomas Davis, Michael Murphy George Neil Patrick Hayes~ William Hamilton~ Francis Smith. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

February 6, 1892.

 

Extract from the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Hamilton, seconded by Councillor Neil, that the Council publish and sell the old wooden bridge over the Jacques Cartier River on Monday the 22nd day of this present month of February 1892. And that it be sold in lots. Sale to take place on the bridge at 12 of the clock noon. Passed unanimously. .

 

1893.  Mayor, Samuel Clark. Councilors James Bowles, Thomas Davis  Michael Murphy  George Neil Patrick Hayes, William Hamilton.

Secretary-Treasurer  William Goodfellow.

 

May 1,1893.        Extract from the minutes.

 

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Moved by Councillor Murphy, seconded by Councillor Hayes that the Secretary Treasurer be authorized to sell by public Competition the fence leading on the two sides to the approaches of the new Iron Bridge according to the specifications he receives from the Mayor, Samuel Clark, after giving eight clear days public notice and adjust it to the lowest bidder, to be completed by the first of July. Passed unanimously.

 

JUNE, 24, 1883. PETITION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ST.  GABRIEL WEST .

 

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Petition of the rate payers of the 4th Concession.

 

To his Worship the Mayor and members of the Municipal Council St. Gabriel 'West.

 

The petition of the undersigned proprietors and occupants or land in the Fourth Concession of the said Municipality humbly herewith.

That your petitioners has for a number of years suffered considerable hardship having to make our outlet over the mountain of the Fourth Concession Road by Thomas Murphy’s, where we could have a level road, without hills, by Proces Verbling a route road through the property of John Roark and Patrick Corcoran to connect with the front road in the Second Concession

Lot No. 162. John Roark and Patrick Corcoran giving the road through their property free of charge.

 

Wherefore your petitioners humbly pray that your honorable Council may be pleased by the powers vested in your Honorable Council under the provisions of the Lower Canada, Municipal and Road Act of 1890, to take the legal steps to establish the road and to amend the Proces Verbal of the Second Concession, and your petitioners will as in duty bound ever pray Municipality of St. Gabriel West. June 24,1893.

 

Robert Davidson (senior )

John Roark

Patrick Corcoran  (is road free)

Spruce Theberge +

George Theberge +

Edward Atkins +

John Davidson +

John Atkins

George Atkins

Robert Davidson (junior)

 

 

July 15,1893.      From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor Murphy, that the petition of John Roark. Patrick Corcoran, Spruce Theberge, Edward Atkins, and others of the 4th Concession be granted. And that William Goodfellow be appointed special superintendent to visit the locality mentioned in the petition after giving eight days notice to the interested parties and draw up a proces Verbal in amendment with the common front road.

Passed unanimously.

 

July 17. 1893.     PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice is hereby given to the proprietors of the 4th Concession interested in the front road leading from the 4th Concession front road to

the 2nd Common Front Road on the property of John Roark and Patrick Corcoran,

 

 

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now prayed for in the petition of John Roark, Patrick Corcoran and others

of the Fourth Concession within the municipality of St. Gabriel West, the undersigned hereby notify all interested parties will be convened, and held at the home of John Roark, on the 26th of July at eleven of the clock in the forenoon, in accordance with the Provisions of the municipal code and to proceed to examine that portion of the above mentioned road d prayed for in the petition on the property of John Roark and Patrick Corcoran, in order to enable the undersigned as special superintendent to report and draw up a proces verbal in amendment of the route road in the 2nd Concession on Lot No. 162.

William Goodfellow, Special Superintendent.

 

July  17, 1893.            Certificate of notice.

 

I the undersigned do certify under my oath of office, that ! published  2 Copies of the above notice by posting up  one on the old barn on lot No. 233 belonging to John Roark where the road commences and another at Mr. Fairchild’s  this 17th day of July at 10 of the clock in the forenoon. Both in the municipality of St Gabriel West.

            William Goodfellow. Special superintendent.

 

August 1,1893.    Proces Verbal in amendment of the end and 4th Concession route road in the municipality of St. Gabriel West.

 

Whereas a petition being filed with the Council of the municipality  of St. Gabriel West, dated 24th of ,June 1893, signed by John Roark, Patrick Corcoran, Spruce Theberge, Edward Atkins, Robert Davidson Sr. Robert Davidson Jr., Patrick, John Davidson, John Atkins; praying the council to amend the proces verbal of the 2nd concession, South of Riviere aux Pins, front road on the property of Patrick Murphy and Joseph Bourke to connect with the Fourth

Concession front road to Live the petitioners a level road out by the Riviere aux Pins road.

 

Whereas the said petition presented and read before the members of the municipal council of St. Gabriel West, July15, 1893, at an adjourned  general session of the Council, which said Council did appoint the undersigned William Goodfellow, Special superintendent; in the matter of the said petition,    and

Having taken my oath as special superintendent, proceeded to give eight days public notice to all interested parties that I would attend  and hold a meeting  of     all interested at the house of .John Roark on the  26th of July at 11 of the clock in the forenoon and hear all interested in the said front road.

 

Accordingly, upon the day and hour mentioned in the said notice, I proceeded to the house of John Roark where I was met with John Roark. When we proceeded to the place where the front road would commence, where we met with Patrick John Davidson and Patrick Corcoran all petitioners.

 

After having read the petition and public notice together with the re­solution of the Council, appointing me as special superintend in the matter of the said petition, I found them all unanimous in having the said road Process Verballed. And after having heard all parties, I found that the said route prayed for in the petition should Proces Verballed to connect with the front road in the 2nd concession on lot No. 162 now owned by Joseph Roark.

 

I  next proceeded to walk the road prayed for in the petition, starting from the fourth Concession front road to the West side of John Roark’s barn lot.

 

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No.233. following the petitioners where we put up two pickets about 1/2  acre from the line between John Roark and Patrick Corcoran. Thence from the second picket in a straight line until it met the new road mentioned  by the petitioners. Following the new road that is opened through the bush to the Fourth Concession line, across the lot of Patrick Corcoran. and the corner of Joseph Roark 's Lot, thence in a straight line to meet on the front road of Lot No. 162, that portion of front road of .Lot No. 162, shall be opened by the petitioners and after opened and Put in good repair to be turned over to Joseph Roark, which he shall maintain as a front road and the old front road on lot No. 162. that the new one, picketed, shall be turned over to Joseph Roark. The said route on Lots 233 and 234 owned and occupied by John Roark and Patrick Corcoran to be 26 feet in width, with ditches on both sides and to be made and maintained by all the lots of land in the Fourth Concession, from the Line of division between Robert Davidson and Thomas Murphy to the line which separates the Fourth Concession from the first concession, the front road on Lot No. 162, where it is to be opened, t() be 36 feet in width, the road to b$ opened and made fit for travel as soon as this Proces Verbal becomes law, by the road officer having the charge of the said road. Also the Costs of proces Verbal to be collected by the Road Officer1

having the charge of said road.                            

 

 

Done and executed at St. Gabriel West. this first day of August 1893 the whole according to law.

William Goodfellow, Special Superintendent.

 

August 11, l893.

 

The above Proces Verbal was ratified and confirmed by the Council at an ajourned general meeting on Friday, 11 of August, 1893, by the following amendment that is to say that the proprietors and occupants of lands in the Fourth Concession from the line of separation between Robert Davidson and Thomas Murphy to the line which separates the Fourth Concess1on from shall be exempted from performing any labour or contributing towards the maintenance of the route road in the Third Concession, but will take their servitude Upon the new front road.

 

1894.  Mayor, Samuel Clark.  Councillors, George  Neil, James Clark,                                                                             James  Bowles, Thomas Davis, Michael Murphy, Patrick Hayes. Secretary-Treasurer William Goodfel1ow.

 

 

 

1895. Mayor, Samuel Clark.  Councillors, James Clark, George Neil. James

Bowles, William Hamilton, William Clark, Thomas Brown. Secretary-Treasurer, Willia.m Goodfellow.

 

May 6,1895.    From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor James Bowles, seconl1cd by councilor Brown, that the Secretary-Treasurer pay Patrick Murphy 50 cents, George Todd is due for the scraping of his front road the l8th of January, 1895. And collect the same of Mr. Todd. And also pay Patrick Murphy, Road Inspector 6 cents, Widow Aikins 18 due £or the mill route and 10 cents Alexander Ai1dns i5 due for the same route and collect the same off them. Passed unanimously.

 

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June 14, 1895  Below is the act of apportionment for No. 2 Proces Verbal on the route road on the property of George Todd and James Clark in the third and Fourth Concessions. It is six yards five inches to the Hundred Dollars.. Valuation, based on a Valuation of $9,275.00

 

Samuel Clark

 

James Clark

Henry Roarke

Thomas Roarke

John Roarke

William Hamilton

John Cosgrove.

Thomas Brown

Charles Fitzpatrick

James Roarke.  Jim

James Roarke

Edward Monaghan

Albert Monaghan

Edward McLaughlin

Thomas Murphy

 

$1,500 875 850 450 500 550 1.050 900 250 550 600 500 50 250 450

 

YARDS 92 52 51 27 JO JJ 69 55 15 33 J6 JO J 15 27

 

 

William Goodfellow, Special Superintendent.

Published the l4th of this present month of June, l89S.

 

September 2, 1895.

 

From the Minutes

 

Moved by Councillor Brown.. seconded by Councillor Bowles that the petition of William Fitzpatrick. Edward McLaughlin, John Cosgrove and William Hamilton be accepted by the Council and that the Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow' give the necessary publication to all interested parties that it will be taken into consideration on the first Monday of October.

Passed unanimously

 

Septetrlbtsr 28, 1895

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice to all interested parties is hereby given by me, the under­signed, that the petition filed in the Council of St. Gabriel West from William Fitzpatrick.. Edward McLaughlin, John Cosgrove and William Hamilton.. proprietors and occupiers of land in the 5th Concession. Praying the Council to Proces Verbal a new road through the property of William Fitzpatriok and across the lots of Willian Hamilton, John Roarke, Thomas Roarke and to connect with the common front road, and to close the  Roarke by-road. Now take notico that the said petition will be taken into consideration by the Council on Monday the seventh day of the month of October, at ten olclock in the forenoon, when all interested will be heard.

 

Published 28 of Sept.mber 1895. William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

October 7, 1895. From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Drown, seconded by Councillor Neil that Councillors William Clark.. James Bowles  and James Clark, be appointed as a committee to go and examine the new line of road prayed for in the petition of the rate payers of the Fifth Concession and also examine the old road prayed for to be closed up and report to the Council Immediately.

Passed unanimously.

 

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October 7,1895. From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor George Neil, seconded by Councillor Thomas Brown, that we ajourn this session to 4 of the clock in the afternoon.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Brown, seconded by Councillor Neil that the report of the committee be adopted by the Council and that petitioners of the Fifth Concession shall have to petition again and draw up their petition inaccordance with the report of the committee.

Passed unanimously.

 

October 17,1895.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice to all interested parties is hereby given by me the under. signed, that there is a petition in the Council from-William Fitzpatrick, Edward McLaughlin and other proprietors of land in the 5th Concession, fief St. Ignace, praying the Council to Proces  Verbal a new road through the property of William Fitzpatrick, Edward McLaughlin and across the corner of Thomas Browns lot of land, across John Cosgrove's lot, William Hamilton's lot, John Roarke’s lot and Thomas Roarke's lot, thence continuing on Henry Roarke’s lot of land till it connects with the Fourth Concession front road. Now take notice that the said petition will be taken into consideration  by the Council on Monday, the 28th day of this present month of October 1895 , at ten o'clock in the forenoon when all interested parties will be heard.

 

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer. Published 17 of October, 1895.

 

October 28, 1895.

 

Minutes from a Special Meeting.

 

Moved by Councillor James Clark, seconded by Councillor James Bowles, that the petition of the ratepayers of the Fifth Concession and fief St. Ignace be now taken into consideration.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor James Clark, seconded by Councillor James Bowles that the petition of the ratepayers of the Fifth Concession and frief St.

Ignace be (accepted ) granted and that Mr. Henry Crawford be appointed Special Superintendent by the Council to carry out the matter of the said petition and draw up a Proces Verbal if necessary and lodge it with the Council before the l5th day of the month of November 1895.

Passed unanimously.

 

1896. Mayor Thomas Brown. Councilors, William Hamilton, George Neil,

James Bowles, Michael Murphy, James Clark, William Clark.

 Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

January 7, 1896.             From the Minutes.

It was moved by Councillor George Neil, seconded by Councillor James

Bowles that the report and Proces Verbal now under consideration be ratified homologated and confirmed with the following amendment: That in consequence of Lot 366A be exempt from the provision of the Proces Verbal owing to the said lot being bound to maintain its outlet by the 4th Concession, known as the Corcoran road, that the road from its entry on the land of William Fitzpatrick, till it strikes the land of the 4th Concession be divided according to the valuation of each respective lot to be maintained as the front road of Lots .364,365.

Passed unanimously

 

 

 

 

 

June 1, 1896.

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice to the ratepayers of the 4th and 5th Concessions is here given by me the undersigned, William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer, that the Valuators have completed the valuation of the 5th Concession by route through the 4th Concession on the properties of Thomas Brown, John Cosgrove William Hamilton, John Roarke Thomas Roarke and Henry Roarke and have de­posited same in my office.,

William Goodfellow, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

June 6, 1896.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor William Clark, that the Secretary-Treasurer prepare a special collection roll and collect the awards of the Valuators and Costs ot Proces Verbal and levy the said awards and costs of Proces Verbal on all the real estate of the 5th Concession to pay for the route road through the ,4th Concession.

Passed unanimously.

 

September 7,1896. From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor James Clark that the Council accept the specification and contract of James Rourke for the 5th Concession by-road through the 4th Concession.

Passed unanimoualy .

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor William Clark that the ratepayers of the 5th Concession be billed by the Secretary-Treasurer for the money they are due for the award of the Valuation for the land taken for the route road through the 4th Concession. .

Passed unanimously.

 

 1897. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councillors, William Fitzpatrick, James Paquet George Neil, Michael Murphy, William Clark, George Theberge . Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

1897 June 7, 1897.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Murphy, seconded by Councillor Theberge, that the Secretary-Treasurer and Mr. Thomas Brown be authorized to se the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River, to be floored in the center of the bridge, three feet in width with 2-inch plank the full length of the bridge and to have the bridge painted with two coats of white paint and set it to the lowest bidder and the butments repaired. The whole to stand inspection.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor William Clark, seconded by Councillor George Theberge that the by-road on lots Nos. 245 and 246, Fourth Concession shall be closed as a Municipal road, after the Secretary gives Public Notice.

Passed unan1mously .

 

June 17, 1897.

 

1rom the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Theberge, seconded by Councillor Clark that the Secretary put up public notice to close the by-road on lots 245 and 246 on the property of James Roarke and Henry Roarke .

Passed unanimously.

 

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June 17, 1897.    From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Councillor Neil that the Secretary: Treasurer notify Carl Wolff , the County Inspector over the bridge over the Jacques Cartier River, to have it painted with two coats of white paint, and the center of the bridge floored, 3 feet in width, the full length of the bridge with two-inch plank and all the rust taken off the iron before painting And sign boards put up on the bridge to prevent people from trotting over the bridge and set it to the lowest bidder with good security that it will stand inspection by the government when finished and charge the same to the two Municipalities. Passed unanimously.

 

August 9, 1897.  From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Counc111or Neil, that the Mayor and Secretary-Treasurer be authorized to borrow in the name of the Corporation of St. Gabriel West, $100.17 to pay the Corporation's share of the painting and flooring of the bridge, and settle with Mr. Hugh Neil as soon as the bridge is accepted by the Government Inspector.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Fitzpatrick, seconded by Councillor Neil that

James Burns be appointed to watch if anyone trots over the bridge and report it to the Council. Passed unanimously.

 

August 23, 1897.        Minutes of a special meeting.

 

Moved by Councillor William Clark, seconded by Councillor George Neil, that the Council accept the offer of Mr. Garneau: That is, if the Government will accept the one third of the two Municipalities $800.00 and complete the two piers for that amount of the two Municipalities interested.

Passed unanimously .

 

Moved by Councillor Murphy seconded by Councillor William Clark, that the Mayor, Mr. Thomas Brown and Secretary-Treasurer, Goodfellow, and the Mayor Mr. William McBain of St. Gabriel de Valcartier and Thomas Lavallee Secretary be appointed to inspect the painting of the bridge after Hugh Neil had made some amendments to the painting when called on.

Passed unanimous .

 

October 4, 1897.        From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Bowles, seconded by Councillor Neil that the Secretary-Treasurer Frederick Kack, Road Officer to notify Edward McLaughlin to have his front road fence put up on the property of William Fitzpatrick before the first of June 1898. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by William Fitzpatr1ck, seconded by Councillor William Clark that the Secretary  William Goodfellow, advertise in the Daily Telegraph and the Lecture for tenders to build two break-waters at the abutments of the Iron Bridge at Valcartier, not binding the Council to accept the lowest or any tender. Tenders to be received at the Secretary-Treasurer's office and op­ened on Thursday the 25 day of this present month at ten o’clock in the forenoon. Passed unanimously.

 

November 15, 1897.    `From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor George Theberge, seconded by Councillor James Bowles that the Secretary-Treasurer pay 48 cents Hosack is due for the keeping of

 

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route road, South of the R1viere aux Pins for the winter 1896 and 1897.

And also 24 cents George Madden is due for the same route, and 18 cents

E. HcLBnnan is due for the saroe route. The whole amounting to 90 cents an( le~ the oame against the property. Passed unanimous~ .

 

December 6,1897.

 

From the Mihu tea .

 

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It was moved by Councillor George Neil, seconded by Councillor Hichael MUrphy, that Henry Lefebvre and Raoul LeBarge be'. given the contract ot building the two Break-waters at the side of the abutments 0f the Valcartier Bridge, providing they give good security for carrying out the contract and compling with the agreement and specification and plan for the SUM of $800

 

It is aereed that the contractors will receive $250.00 £rom the two Municipali ties interes'ted, Providing they get i t £rofll the Government, when they have done the work for that amount and $250.00 more to be paid to them when they have the break-waters half built, and the last P~nt 0£ $350.00 to be paid when the work is completed. And as the North East side of the river has got a sandy bottom, they have to make a good bottom to build the break-water upon. And that the said contractors fi1l up the washout in the approaches to secure the road from being run ou t wi th the Sprin8 flood. Passed unanimously.

 

1898.

 

Mayor, Samuel Clark. Councillors, George Neil, James Bowles, Michael Murphy, William Fitzpatrick, James Paquet, George Theberge~ Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

January 3, 1898.

 

From the Minutes.

 

February 7, l898.

 

){oved by Councillor Bowles, o9conned by Councillor Neil that the agrf;emen betwr~en Edward McT~ughlin and William Fitzpatrick be ~tered in the minutes 0£ the Council after it is signed by the interested parties.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor M~~, seconded by Councillor Fitzpatrick, that £or t future a lawful fence in the ~cipality 0£ St. Gabriel West, shall be four barbed wires, 9 inches apart or between wires with a top baton of 4 inches in width, nailed on the top of the pickets. When finished to be four £eet in height, with good balsam pickets or cedar pickets or other wood standing eight £eet apart. Passed unanimQUSly .

 

July 11,1898.

 

From the '.[1nutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Paquet, seconded by Councillor Murphy, that the Secretary shall notify Daniel Lavallee, Road Officer, £or the l!th Concession by-road to have two olining £arm Bates put on the property 0£ John Roark, and have the approaches to his £arm property put in repair that he can pass. Second, on William Hamilton I s property and any other on the same line. 0£ road how with to have gates to put them on and charge the same to the parties who are bound to maintain the said road. The gates to he put on in ten days. Carried unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Paquet, seconded by Councillor M1Irp~ , that whereas Daniel Lavallee Road Officer, have Bot the hill on the property o~ William Fitzpatrick put in good repair. That the sain road shall be turned Over to the proprietor, William 1itzpatrick, to be ma1nta1~ed as his front road for the future. Carried unanimous~.

 

 

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1899. )~or, Samuel Clark. Councilors, George Neil, William Fitzpatrick, J{e~ McCoubrey, James Bowles, James Paquet, George Theberge~ Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

January 30, 1899.

 

Minutes from Special Meeting.

 

Moved by Councillor William Fitzpatrick, seconded by Councillor Henry McCoubrey, that the Council acknowledge the $l0O. OO That Mr. Charles Fitzpatrick gave to the Municipality of St. Gabriel West and St. Gabriel de Valcartier through the hands of Mr. Thomas Brown and that the Municipality of St. Gabriel de Valcartier receive one third or the $100.00.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor William ~Fitzpatrick, that the S6cre~-Tre~er pay Mr. Thomas Brown $3.00 out or ~le Money he got from Mr. Charles Fitzpatrick for his trouble.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor George Neil. seconded by Councillor William Fitzpatrick that the Secretary treasury put the $63.67 we got from Hr. Charles Fitz­patrick in the banl~ in the name of the Corporation or, St, Gabriel West,

When he goes to Quebec.    Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor William Fitzpatrick, seconded by Councillor George Neil that the Council pass a vote of thanks to Mr. Charles Fitzpatrick, H for the hundred dollars of a present he made to the two Municipalities of Valcartier, through the hands of }ho. Thomas Brown to assist in paying for t break-waters ot Valcartier Brid8e, and that the Secre~-Treasurer, Will~ Goodfellow, send Hr. 11tzpatrick a copy of the said resolution with ~ thanks. Carried unanimously.

 

Kay 1. 1899.

 

Frol11 the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Henry McCoubrey, seconded by Councillor George Theberge, that Daniel Lavallee, Road officer, get orders from the Council to notify Dame Bridget McLaughlin to put up the fence at William Fitzpatrick garden before the 15 of this present Month of ~ . Also have the road at t: garden put in good repair. Passed unaniJnously.

 

Hovel11ber 6,1899.

 

FrOI11 the Minutes .

 

Moved by Councillor George Neil, seconded by Councillor William Fitzpatrick: that for the future, no Road Officer shall charge More than 25 cents for scraping ~ proprietor's front road for a lot of three arpent8.

Carrie d unan1Mously .

 

Moved by Councillor McCoubrey, seconrled by Counci11or Fitzpatrick, that Thomas Brown and Lawrence Corrigan be appointed auditors, and that they be notified by the Secretary-Treasurer to audit his books of accounts, voucherf and report to the Council in December. Passed U~ously.

 

1900. Mayor, Thomas Brown. Councilors, George Matiden, Henry McCoubre1, George Neil, James Paquet, Sarouel Clark, J&111es Bowles.

Secre ~-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

, 1901. ~or, Thomas Brown. Councilors, Samuel Clark, James Pa~et,

George~ Neil, , George Madden, He~ McCoubrey, James Bowles. Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow.

 

 

 

 

 

March 4, 1901.

 

From the minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor He~ McCoubrey, seconded by Councillor George Madden that the Secretary, William Goodfellow, notify Hugh McLaughlin, Road officer to have his district of road put in a state of good repair trom the Riviere aux Pins Road to the grand line and especially the route road on the property or John Holton, and to keep it in good order to the first of May or if not the Council will take legal procedures against him. .

Passed unanimously.

 

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Moved by Councillor Clark, seconded councilor Madden, that Hugh HcLaugh: Road Officer, refuses to keep the route on Holton property, that the SecretaJ William Goodi'ollow, is’ authorized to put a man on to repair the rout. Whenever it is out of order and charge the same to Nelson Settlement, to them that is bound in tho road. Passed Wlanimously.

 

May 13,1901.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Hadden, seconded by Councillor Paquet, that the Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow, pay William Maher, Road officer, the sum 0£ 50 cents John McBain is due £or the scraping of his front road, ~rch 13, 1901, and lay the same against the property.

eassed unanimously.

 

Hoved by Councillor Paquet, seconded by Councillor Madden, that the Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow, pay Michael Murphy~, Road Officer, $6.00 Robert McCoubrey id due for the blazing of his front road and scraping it 8 times the winter or 1900 and 1901, and le~ the same against the property with 20 per cent. Passed unanimously.

 

October 7, 1901.

 

 

Moved by Councillor Neil, seconded by Councillor Madden, that the Secretary-Treasurer pay James Clark, $4.90 for repairing the bridge over the Jacques Cartier 1tlver. Passed unanimously.

 

November 4,1901.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Councillor Clark, s8concled by Councillor McCoubrey, that the Mayor, Thomas Brown, be authorized to take Mr. Bedard, Advocate, advise on the Roark-Fitzpatrick case, and if he thinks it best to defend the case

to give the suit ,to h~ to defend. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Councillor ~McCoubrey, seconded by Councillor Ne1l, that ~e ~or, Thomas Brown, be authorized to sign Mr. Patrick Corcoran's paper that he is able to pay one third of the expenses or keeping his son in the asylum. Passed unanimously.

 

1902.

 

~yor, Thomas Brown. Councilors,   George Madden. Joseph Griffin,

William Clark, George                  Neil, Sannlel   Clark, James Paquet.. v J~it:~w

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From the Minutes.

 March 3, 1902.

 

Moved by Councillor Clark, seconded by Councillor Madden, that the Council now appoint the officers of the Council.

 

 

 

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, In the room ot Thomas N~ , tor the ~OncessiOn Road to the line between Thomas Murphy and Widow' Davidson.

Albert Monaghan, in the room of XdW'ard Atkins, for the North .l:ast end of the hth Concession road.

John A tkins , in the room of Robert Davidson for the h & 2 Concession road to where it meets the Riviere aux Pins Road.

John Roark, in the room of William HaIT1ilt~n" for the 5 Concession front road and the h Concession route road. .

Daniel Lavallee" in the room of Joseph McGrory, from the line between Lawrence Corrigan and Frederick Kack to the Stoneham L1ne.

Charles Kack" in the room of William Maher, from the river to the Needles John Todd" in the room of Michael l~rp~ , from the Needles to the

Grand Line.

Thomas Clark, in the room of Adam McCune, tor the First Concession" front

road and route road. South of Riviere aux Pins.

Joseph HcKinleJ in tho room of Park Smith, for the front road, North of R1vi~re aux Pins and route road, South to Armstrong"s Corner.

George Theberge" in the room of Hugh McLaughlin, for the River Road and Village Road. .. ,

Francis ~c~ughl1J1 tor the Mountain Road, kno;m a~ Boyle t s R~d in the 2 Concession, DaVid MCBain.

For fence inspector, Richard Rou.rke.

for Valuators, Michael lvoodlock, John Coegrove and William Neil.

for Pound Keeper, He~ Rourke.

For Auditors, James Clark and William Clark.

 

Moved by Councillor Samuel Clark, seconded by Councillor Joseph Griffin" that the Secretary-Treasurer, William Goodfellow, pay Thomas Murphy, the $3.0( for th8 shoveling of Thomas Roarke ' a ~ront Road, when he swears to his bill and le~ the same against Thamas Roarke' B property. Passed unanimously. .

 

Jul 7, 1902.

 

From the Minutes.

 

~oved bjr Councillor Samu~l Clar~' seconded by Councillor Madden" that John Pinkney be appointed Road Officvr for the road leading to the mountain. Passed unanirrlous~.

 

November 3~ 1902.

 

From th8 M.inutes.

 

Moved by George ~dden, seconded by James Paquet, that the ~or, Thomas Brown" is to GO to Lorette to see Hr. Renaud, Notary, to see it he will take the Secretaryship for the Council ~~d Angaee him for the Council.

Passed unani1l1ously .

 

November 10, 1~O2.

 

FroIU the Minutes .

 

It was moved by George Neil" seconded by Willi~ Clark, that the Council appoint James Clark, Secretary-Treasurer, for the ~Iunicipality of St. Gabriel West. That J~~es Clark rlo the work in the Municipality for the 8um of thirty dollars, $30.00, yearly, and also to be paid for the Voter's List. That the said James Clark furnish security, satiefacto11r to the Council within thirty dzysJ to the amount of four hundred dollars, $400.00.

Passed unanimously.

 

November 10, 1902.

 

CONTRACT

 

Contract drawn by orders of the Council for the flooring of theIron Bridge.

 

 

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I, the undersigned, do hereby bind ~self to floor the Iron Bridge with plank of a good gray spruce. to be sound and not less than nine inches wide and ten feet long. To be three inches thick without wane. the plank to be put on cross ways on the bridge and to be nailed on each end of each plank with s1x-inch wire nailn. TWo Wails on each end of each plank and to be dOl in good workmanship. The same above-mentioned must stand 1nspect1on. Also the dirt on the bridge has not to be thrown over the br1dg8. but to be cartE off at each end. that is, stuff on the path. :.'Jo be pair! on tile tirst of JUJ] The contractor to receive twenty cents per each plank that 1s put in the old flooring extra. Also the contractor to furnish good security.

 

Contractor binds himself to do the job tor the sum of $59.80.

 

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Contractor, John Todd. Security, C. S. Wolff.

 

1903.

 

~or, La~ence Corr1gan. CouncillorsJ Thomas Holton, Samuel Clark. George Neil, William Clark, Joseph Griffin. Alexandre McCune. Secretary-Treasurer, James Clark. ,

 

January 5, 1903.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by James Paquet, Beconr!er! by Samuel Clark, that the Secre~­Treasurer pay Thomas BrownJ three dollars tor his trip to Quebec on the caso between Charles litzpatrick and HAnry R.ourke and two dollars tor going to Lorette to eee the Notary to see if he would accept the Secreta~ship for the Council ot the Municipality of St. Gahriel West.

Passed tman1mously.

 

February 6, 1903.

 

From the Hinutes.

 

It was moved by Samuel Clark. seconder! by Thomas Holton. that the Road Officers be autbori!,ed to make Henry Rourke. maintain the road for the rest of the winter on the Bummer roar!. as i t has beAn the road that the public has traveled on. and it Henry Rourke tried to prevent orput ~ obstruction

on the road, that the road Inspector take legal proceedings against h~. Passed unanimously .

 

It was moved by Samuel Clark, seconded by George Neil tha t Lawrence Corrigwl, the ~~yorJ be appointed to go to town and see Bedard the lawyer if the Council can take proceedings against Henry Rourke for the blocking ot the main front road on his property. And if Bedard says that the case 1s clear against JIe~ Rourke, that the Mayor give the case to him and let him proceed against Rourke. Passed unanimous~.

 

March 2, 1903.

 

From the MinuteR.

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by Willi~~ Clark, that the Secre~ rreaaurer be authoriz8d to send Patrick Corcoran hiB bill tor the maintenance of hiB son in t:le asylWl1 and to .c;ettle the Earne before April first. .

BaBBed unanirnot1.Bl,y .

 

Hoved by James Paquet, seconded by William Clark. that the ~ecre~­Treasurer notify Frar~ McLaughlin, Albert l~onaghan, John Todd, John Roarke to have the road in th.ir district put in goo~ order immediatelyJ if not the Council will take le6al proceedings REainst them.

Paased unanimnously.

 

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JWle 17, 1903.

 

Minutes from a Special Meeting.

 

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Moved by Thomas Holton, seconded by George Neil, that the Secretary-treasur. notify the three Valuators to vis i t lot on the cadastral Plan 241 and asC'e.t the value of it. So as to give ThoI~ }Iurphy and Albert Moneghan their righ of front road according to what their share of property is and its value. report to the Council for the first Monday in July.

Passed unan1mously~

 

~ July 6. 1903,

 

l'rom th. Minute8.

 

J.loved by GeorBe Neil, seconded by William Clark, that the Council accep~ the report concerning th. valuation of th. lots 241 Cadestored. part owned by Thomas Murphy and part by Albert Honaghan which was valued by the Valua1 Albert Honaghan holding 1/4 of Cadestral Number 241, valued to $30.00. Ar T11omas Murphy holding 3/4 of same Cadestral trwnber 241, valued 11370.00. Passed unaninously. ,

 

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Moved by -llilliam .Clark, seconded by Thomas Holton, that the Secretary­Treasurer noti£y ~1Omas Brown and John Cosgrove to divide the road between Thomas Murphy and Albert Monaehan, according to the Valuators report and to give each one his part to keep on lot Cadestral No.241.

Passed ~ously.

 

Moved by William Clark, seconded by Samuel Clark, that the Secretary­Treasurer notify John Todd, to have his district road put in proper repair again SaturdAy, the llth of this present month, or if not fixed 111 that tim( legal procoedings will be taken against htm. Ther6 has been two complaints about your district of road and ~le Council is threatened to be fined. Passed unaniJ1IOusly .

 

Moved by William Clark. seconded by George Neil, that if the Road orficl neglect to fu1fUl the ordf;m that the local Counoil }18.8 given them. th"t tJ Secretary-Treasurer go to town and have them finedJ giving them over to Bed: the Advocate, and to see b6!ore he proceeds against John Todd if he can be compelled to work by law. Passed unaniJl1ously.

 

August 5, 1903.

 

FroIl1 the )(inutos.

 

H,~ved by Samuel Clark, seconded by George Neil, that the resolution pas: on the sixth 'ot July 1903, not1r,-ing Tholuas Brown a nd John Cosgrove to divi( the road on the property of Thomas Murphy and Albert Honaghan according to their valuation be annulled. PasB~d unanimously.

 

Moved by Samuel Clark, seconded by James ~aquet. that ~ Secretary­Treasurer be authorized to write ot Mr. litzpatrick, and see if he has the money'i~roodsed to 1{r. T. Broiffi ,for the covering of tho Iron Bridge over the Jaoq~es R1ver. Passed U~U8~.

 

)Iovod by James Paq\\et, seconded b.v Samuel Clark, that the Secretary­Treasurer be authorized to borry the ~oney and settle with John Todd for th. .flooring of the Iron J:'.ridge providinC thllt Hr. Chas. 'Fitzpatrlck don't give PasRed unanimo\\sly .

 

)loved by James P~et, seconded by George lleil, that the Secretary­Treasurer, notify Albert Monaghan to hav9 that disputed pDrtion of road on Cadestral plan No. 2hl, put in good repair L~media te~ or if and damages

 

 

 

 

 

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occur on it, the local Council will hold him responsible.

 

November 2, 1903.              From the minutes.

 

Moved by James Paquet, seconded by Thomas Holton, that the Secretary­Treasurer go to town and take the Proces Verbal of the route road crossing the property of John Roarke and to see if the council is obliged to make approaches and make those Gates. And also if the Council is obliged to cause them to be built. The Secretary-Treasurer will notify the Road officer to have them made the same time as the landslides is timbered up.

Passed unanimously .

 

1904. Mayor. Lawrence Corrigan. Councillors, John Cosgrove, Thomas Holton, George Neil} William Clark, Joseph Griffin, Alexander McCune.

Secretary-Treasurer James Clark.

 

February 17,1904.               Public Notice.

 

Public Notice is hereby given by me, the undersigned Secretary-Treasurer, that I Will sell by public colmpetition to the lowest bidder, the shoveling of the snow off the Iron Bridge across the Jacques Gartier River on the 17th day of February I 1904, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon.  Sale on the bridge.

 

I the undersigned, do hereby bind myself to take the snow off the Iron bridge, crossing the Jacques Cartier river for the sum of $2.00, the winter of 1904.

Anlold Clark.

 

February, 19, 1904.

 

May 21 1904.              from the minutes.

 

Moved by Alex McCune , seconded by George Neil that the Secretary-Treasurer notify the Road Officer to have the land-slides on the property of John Rourke fixed with long strong pickets, drove down  three feet in the ground and to lay a slab on the upper side of pickets drove down in ground so as to protect the bank from running any more. Also cause to make three farm gates on the same principle as the old ones, but with a 3-inch batton I one inch thick, and with a wheel on one end and a board under the end so as the gates will run freely. Gates to be four and one half feet high.

Passed unanimously.

 

June 6, 1904.     From the minutes.

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by William Clark that the secretary­Treasurer go to town and see Mr. Delage and Mr. Fitzpatrick about getting a grant of money towards painting the Iron bridge over the Jacques Cartier River and ask for $200.00. Passed unanimously.

 

June 20, 1904.            Minutes from a special meeting.

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by George Neil, that the Secretary­Treasurer, notify Robert Hayes, John Todd, James Bowles, Valuators, to go and value  the lot Cadestral No.241, owned by Albert Monaghan and Thomas Murphy so as to settle a dispute about the front road on the said property. To go and visit the property of Monday, 27th day of this present month.

 

 

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Before ent~r1ng on duty, the aforesaid valuators go to the Secretary­Treasurer's office and take their oath of office. And when the valuation of the afores aid lot is decided on, they will report to the Council.

Pa58ed WlanimoUSly.

 

At the general session of Ju1--r, 4, 190h, the above resol11tion was armulled.

 

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Moved by Alexandre Hc Cune, secollded by l'honlas !{0). ton tha t the Secretary­Treasurer write to Lieutenant Governor to hp.ve ThOmas Brown appointed as Justice of the PeacB for the Municipality of ~t. Gabriel West.

Passed unanimously .

 

July 4, 1904. Moved by Thomas Holton, seconded by William Clark, that the proceedings 0f June 20, 1904, as being a resolution passed by the Council to send the Valuators on the property Cadestral No.241, owned by Thomas Murphy and part by Albert Monaghan, to find the value of each man's part, so as to settle a dispute on the front road to be annulled and to hold by the old valuation 0f last June, 1903. Passed unanimously.

 

After getting the Proces Verbal and agreement, the session was resumed. Moved by William Clark, seconded by George Neil that. the Secretary-Treasurer go to toml and take the Proces Verbal and agreement. about the fence on the route road on the property of William Fitzpatrick, to S88 it Owen McLaughlin is liable for the work of repairing the fence or if the agreement signed by William Fitzpatrick and Owen McLaughlin is good.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by William Clark, seconded by George Neil, that the Secretary­Treasurer put up Public notice in Lorette Village for sealed tenders for the pa:l11ting of the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River, and for further particulars apply to the Secretary-Treasurer. Also one notice on the bridge. Tenders to be laid before the Council the first day of August, 1904. The Council will not be obliged to accept the highest tender or the lowest. Passed unanimously.

 

July 15, 1904.

 

Minutes from a special meeting

Moved by Alexandre McCune, seconded by William Clark, that the Secretary­Treasurer, notify Robert Davidson, to have the front road fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick, belonging to Owen McLaughlin, according to the Proces Verbal, repaired on or before the 25th day of this present month so as to protect William Fitzpatrick's crops from any further damages until it is decided who is the proper proprietor of the fence.

Passed unanimously .

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by William Clark that the resolution passed on July 4, authorizing the Secretary- Treasurer to notify the man that was liable to the work on the front road fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick, belonging to Owen McLaughlin according to the Proces Verbal be annulled on the grounds that the Road Officer of the division was interested.              Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Alexandre MCCune, seconded by John Cosgrove that the Council reject the petition presented by Owen McLaughlin at the special meeting for to be liberated of the front road fence and road on the property of William Fitzpatrick.

Passed unanimously.

 

 

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August 1, 1904.           From the Minutes.

 

Moved by William Clark, seconded by Alexander McCune, that the bill produced by Robert Davidson, Road Officer be accepted for the repairing of the front road fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick, Cadestral No. 365. The fence according to the Proces Verbal binds Owen McLaughlin for the amount paid to the aforesaid Road Officer Robert Davidson. After taking his oath to the amount in the bill, the Secretary treasurer paid the amount of $8.45. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by William Clark, seconded by George Neil, that the Council accept the petition presented by Mrs. Edward McLaughlin and her son Owen McLaughlin to be exempt of keeping or maintaining the said fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick, Lot No. 365, of the Cadastre and to amend the Proces Verbal according to the agreement signed by the Mayor of the Council and William Fitzpatrick and Mr. Edward McLaughlin six years ago.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by Alexander McCune, that the tender of James Sajuk, be accepted at the price of $165.00. And that he is to scrape all the rust or paint that is chipped with a steel brush or anything that will take off any loose substance. The bridge to be all brushed over and inspected before he proceeds painting. Also to get two coats of first class white lead paint. First coat to be something darker than the last two coats. When the first coat is on to be inspected before proceeding with the second coat. Lastly, when finished, to be inspected by the Government Inspector, the job to be completed again the l5th day of September. And when the work is done to the satisfaction of the Council, the contractor will be paid.

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by Thomas Holton seconded by George Neil, that the Mayor and Secretary. Treasurer of St Gabriel East, and the Mayor and SecretaryTreasurer of St. Gabriel West be inspectors of the painting of the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by Thomas Holton that the Secretary­Treasurer notify William Fitzpatrick, Road Officer, to have the joint labor fence put in good repair immediately opposite Henry Roarke’s cow-pen.

Passed unanimously.

 

August 2, 1904.          PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Public Notice is hereby given by me the undersigned Secretary­Treasurer, to all interested parties, that there has been a petition filed in Council by Mrs. Edward McLaughlin and her son Owen McLaughlin praying the Municipal Council to amend the Proces Verbal of the fifth Concession front road according to an agreement signed by the Mayor of the Council and Mr. William Fitzpatrick and the late Edward McLaughlin, six years ago. To liberate him of any future maintenance or encumbrance of keeping the front road fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick No.365, of the cadestra. So now take notice that the aforesaid petition will be taken into consideration on Saturday the 13th day of August 1904, at the hour of nine of the clock in the morning.  Given this 2nd day of August 1904.

 

CONTRACT FOR THE PAINTING OF THE IRON BRIDGE OVER THE

JACQUES CARTIER RIVER.

 

I the undersigned, do hereby myself to do the following work on the the Iron bridge over the Jacques Cartier River. In regards towards the painting and cleaning the loose paint and rust that might come off all the iron work.

 

1st.  That I the undersigned, said contractor, do bind myself' to scrape all the rust and loose paint that will come of with a steel brush or any other thing that will clean the iron. Bridge to all be cleaned and inspected before proceeding with paint. Also ample time given to the Secretary-Treasurer to notify inspector.

2nd. After the first coat of paint is put on, it is to be inspected before proceeding with the last coat. Both coats to be put on with the best of white paint. And also the best of first class paint oil, the work to be completed again the l5th of September for the sum of $165.00, and to stand inspection by any inspector the Council might choose. Contractor to be paid when the work is received by the Council. Also contractor to furnish everything­ that be required for the said work. Lastly, that the Municipal Council will not be responsible to the contractor or any other persons for accidents during the painting or cleaning of the said bridge. Also if the work is not completed within the said time mentioned in contract, the Municipal Council can have the work finished with the cost. of finishing against the contractor Also as specified by the contractor, any place where the iron is bare, it is got to be patched with red lead.

 

James Sajuk.

 

August 13, 1904               Municipality of St. Gabriel 'West.          By-LAW 33.

 

At a special session of the Municipal Council of St. Gabriel West, ajourned from a regular meeting of the Council and held at the usual place of session, on Saturday, the l3th day of the month of August 1904, in conformity with the provisions of the Municipal code of the Province of Quebec) at which was present the Mayor, Lawrence Corrigan, Councillors George Neil, William Clark, Alexandre McCune, Thomas Holton, Joseph Griffin, John Cosgrove forming, a quorum of the Council, under the presidency of the Mayor, having after examination received notice of such convocation of such session. It was ordained and resolved by by-law of the Council as follows: That the portion of front road fence prayed for on the property of William Fitzpatrick No. 365 of the Cadestre according to a petition filed in the Council by Mrs. Edward McLaughlin and Owen McLaughlin be amended as follows I That the front road fence now in dispute be divided half of the aforesaid fence to be kept by William Fitzpatrick and the other half to be maintained by Owen McLaughlin, and that the Secretary-treasurer give the necessary publications and when the by-law comes into force, the length of each man’s  share will be determined.

 

Given this and published this 15th day of August, 1904.

 

James Clark, Secretary-'treasurer.

 

October 25, 1904.           From the Minutes.

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by John Cosgrove that the secretary ­Treasurer notify the auditors, Michael Woodlock, and Thomas Brown to audit the Sc. Treas. books on Friday the l4th day of the month of November at the Sec. Trea. office Passed unanimously.

 

December 31 1904. At a special session of the municipal Council of the municipality of St. Gabriel West, was held at the usual place of session on Saturday the 31st day of the present month at 2 P. M. for the purpose of taking into consideration a Writ served on the Municipal Council from the Superior Court, caused by Bridget McDonald and her son Owen McLaughlin, a

 

 

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Suit to try and break the Proces Verbal of the Fifth Concession front and by-road which was present, the Mayor, Lawrence Corrigan, Councillors Alex McCune, George Neil, Joseph Griffin. John Cosgrove, Thomas Holton, forming quorum of the Council under the presidency of the Mayor and other Councillors the resolution was adopted:

 

Moved by George Neil, seconded by Alexander McCune that the Secretary­Treasurer takes the two Proceeding Verbals and agreement and writes to Mr. Bedard the advocate and give him the authority to look after the interests of the Council of the Municipal1ty of St. Gabriel West and if he thinks that the case is clear for the Council to win it, for him to proceed with the case

Passed unanimously.

 

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1905.

 

Mayor Lawrence Corrigan. Councillors, Alexander McCune, John Cosgrove George Riordan, Michael Woodlock, Thomas Holton, n6nry Roarke. Secretary-Treasurer, James Clark.

 

January 30.1905.

 

From the Minutes of the Special Meeting

 

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We the undersigned parties do hereby agree that I, Thomas Murphy do bind myself to keep the road on the property of Albert Monaghan, that is, on the Proces Verbal road for the sum of .$u.oo, agree I, Albert Monaghan will not have any further say about the road now in dispute, agree that Thomas Murphy will not have any more charges against the front road now in dispute, against Albert Monaghan, or the Council until July lst,  1905.

 

Thomas Murphy, Albert Monaghan, Lawrence Corrigan, Mayor.

 

October 5.1905.

 

Moved by A. UcCw\e, s6conned by G. },;a(lr1cn, that Thl.'rl1aB !{artery and Thow Br:twn be appointed to Bt1.rtit the Sec. Tre;.:..s. books on Saturda:y Nov. 4 1905, and draw up a report. Pa~~~d lUl~\nirnou6J.y.

 

Nov.mber 6, 1905.

 

Fr()m the ~irLutoB.

 

Moved by George *anrlen, seconded by Thomas Holton, that James Clark be engaged by this council for the ensuing year as Secretery-Treasurer, for the sum of $40.00.

Passed unanimously.

 

 

Moved by A. )o!cCttne, fI~ol)nded by Ge()r£~8 J,1adrlen, that the Secretary­Treasurer go to town and Bee Regard the advocate about the changing of the winter road and running it through the fields of Albert Monaghan, instead of keeping it on the summer t..rb.ck road, to advoce which place it has to be kept.

Passed unanimously.

 

 

Nov81Tiber 6, 1905.

 

H\m1c:tpR).it~ of .c;t. rrRhriel ~/est,.

 

~#O trips to Quebec to eet ~dv1ce from anvncate Driving hO14Se all day lookins for Froces Verbal for As clerk. for making Valuation Roll, two days

Twelve meals fur Valup.torB and clerk

County Council arld Court f'-Xl)er15ef!

Reforlnity School

JUr'.{ and Bui lr\inB :!"und

For Cowlcil Room

Statione~ €( stalTlpS

Two copies of Vot~rs List

Reireshments for Councillors

 

$ 3.00 Coun.2.00 4.00 3.00 15.50 12.00 12.00 12.00 2.30 7.00 1).80

 

 

1905 December U, 19.6.6.

 

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From the Minutes.

 

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Moved by Michael Woodlock, seconded by John Cosgrove, that the Secretary Treasurer, notify Frederick Kack to go and visit the Fourth Range road and it out to the best of his knowledge from John Toddts residence, till it st: the line between Tom Murphy's line and Mrs. Robert Davidson. When he finds the best line of road for winter travel and then report to the Council on ( before Tuesday , the 2nd day of January , 1906. ~',

Passed unanimously . .

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by 'Henry Roarke, that the Secretary­Treasurer pay Robert McCune $2.00 for cleaning the joint labour road of obstructions thrown on the road by some person unknown and charge the same to the parties on whom road the obstruction was found.

James Clark jr. 28 cents, Joseph McKinley 28 cents, Thomas Davis 28 cents James Paquet 28 cents, William Crawford 28 cents.

Passed unanimously.

 

 

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by Michaal Woodlock, that Robert McCune took his oath to the bill of $2.00. That he has cleared the Joint Labor road belonging to the parties mentioned in the receipt of his bill of October ut

1905.           

Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by Henry Roarke, that the Secretary~­Treasurer pay Robert McCune 28 cents that John Roarke is due and 28 cents that Samuel Clark is due on the keeping of the Joint Labour Road in the let Concession, South East of River aux Pins for the winter of 1904 & 1905.

Passed unanimously.

 

 

1906.

 

Mayor, Lawrence Corrigan. Councillors, Hugh Bowles, Michael Woodlock, John Cosgrove, George Madden, Alexandre McCune, Henry Roarke. Secretary-Treasurer, James Clark.

 

March 6, 1906.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Michael Woodlock, seconded by H. Roarke, that all the municipal Officers in the Municipality be replaced by new ones as to follows:

 

First in the road of Tom Murphy, Richard Roarke for the Fourth Range, from No. 1 School House till it strikes the line or division between Mrs. R. Davidson and Tom Murphy .

 

In the road of George Atkins , for the North West end of the Fourth Range Ro. Ned AtkiD8.

 

In the road of George Theberge for the hth and 2nd Concession route road, Patrick Corcoran.

 

In the road of William Fitzpatrick for the 5th &hth Concession route road, Daniel Lavallee.

 

In the room of Fred Kack, from the line between Fred Kack and lB.r Corrigan till it strikes the Stoneham Line, Joseph McGrory .

 

In the road of Robert Davidson from the Iron Bridge till it strikes the Needles, Bill Maher.

 

In the road of John Crawford, from the Needles to the Grand Line, Andrew Lange . 

 

In the road of Robert McCune, for the lst Concession Road and route road South last of Riviere aux Pins, Adam McCune.

 

In the roomroad of Oliver Ayl1dn, (Lewin) who replaced John Forquer for the f road North West of Riviere aux Pins and route road South of Riviere aux F to Armstrong's Corner, James Paquet.

 

In the road of Tom Neil for the River and Village road, Joseph Griffin.

 

For the Monntain Road, known as Boyle's Road in the 2nd Concession, David McBain. . Carried unanimously . .

 

After lunch, business was resumed. Moved by A. McCune, seconded by H Roarke, that the fence inspectors be appointed in the stead of those now retiring .tfrom duty.

 

Fence Inspector.

 

In the road of Will1am Hamilton, Bill Neil.

 

Pound Keeper.

 

In the road of Owen McLaughlin, Albert Monaghan. ...

 

Valuators. . In the road of James Bowles Mr. John Todd and Robert Hayes. Replaced by Maurice Conway, Charley Kack and Park Smith.

 

Auditors.

 

Thomas Hartery and Thomas Brown.

 

Health Officers. In the room of James W. Clark and Henry McCoubrey, replaced by Hugh McLaughlin and Bill Clark.

 

Constables. Tom Clark.

 

Bill Clark and H. Roarke in the room of Bill Goodfe1low and

 

June 4, 1906.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by George Riorden, seconded by Michael Woodlock, that the Secretary-Treasurer bill Tom Davis for 40 cents, James Paquet, 40 cents and William Crawford, 40 cents, that was paid to Robert McCune, Road Officer, for the clearing of the obstructions out of their portion of Joint Labour Road whic was put on by someone unknown. Passed unanimously .

 

July .3 , 1906 .

 

From the Hinutes.

 

Moved by A. McCune, seconded by 0. Y~drlen that the Secre~-Treasurer hand over Wil1i&u Crawfird, James Paquet to Thoffl&s Brown, Justice of the Peace to collect of each man 40 cents which was paid to Robert ~CUne, Road Officer, .tor cle~ing o.t their portion of Jount Labor Road, on the rout. road known in the book of ProcesVerbal as t{o. 4 Road. Paid Deo. 4, 1905. Passed unanimously .

 

August 6, 1906.

 

lrOM the Minutes.

 

Moved by Itlcha.l Woodlock, seconded by John Coscrove, tha t the Secret~ Treasurer, go to Mr. B&dard, the advocate and authorize h~ on the strength the Municipality to proceed against Willi8111 Crawford to recover the said 8J!1( of 40 cents, which the local Council paid Robert )1c~e, Road Of.ticer, for clearing obstructions of ho, William Crawford' s portion o.t Joint lB.bour Roa( Passed unan1roously .

 

Moved by Ge.orge Madden, seconded by A. Hc().lne tha t the Secretary-TreasUl

 

 

not1£y Richard Roarke, Road Officer, to go and measure and divide that pot of road in dispute accordinE to valuation, the road between Thomas Murphy and Albert Honaghan and Mark each man's Rhare with a post.

Carried unanimously .

 

November 6, 1906.

 

FrOM the Minutes.

 

Moved by John Cos6rove, seconded by Alexandre HcCune that the Secretar Treasurer, notify Daniel Lavallee to go and divi~e the road tence which wa in dispute froM William Fitzpatrick's garden to Owen HcLaughlinls line, Measuring the full length 0£ fence and then divide it equal1.Y, giving Will Fitzpatrick the half nearest the garden and the other ha~ to Owen HcLaugh PasRed unanimously .

 

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 1907. ~or, Lawrence Corrigan. Councillors, John Cosgrove, Robert David, Michael Woo~lock, George Madden~ Hugh Bowles, He~ Rourke. Secre~-Treasurer, JaMes Clark.

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1ebruary 11, 1907.

 

1'rolll the Minutes.

 

~~..M~&H'&Wa~AM~&~,&~~ M'8!.

 

Moved by Robert Davidson, seconded by Michasl Woodlock, that the Council SI three Road Officers on the fourth Range line of road,- Andrew Laing, William Maher, Josie HcGrory, and lay the road out frolll No. 1 School House at Toddl Corner, till it strikes the line between Hrs. Robert Davidson and T~ Murph and lay it out on the most practical place for travel for the public at lar and then report to t he Counc1l where they find the bes t line of road tor tr All to meet on the road near the School House, near the residenc. of John T on Saturday, the 16th day ot the present month, at one o'clock, P. M. and travel the road to the division line a£ore said mentioned.

Passed unanirnousq.

 

1ebruary 16~ 1907. From the Minutes ot Special Session.

 

Hoved by Robert Davidson, seconded by He~ Roarke that this Council proceed to 8xamine the report deposited by the three delegates.

Passed unaniJ'1ousq .

 

After a strong debate on the report of the three delegate8, it was movec by Henry Roarke, seconded by Robert Davidson that the report of those three Delegates be accepted, there being two for the motion He~ Roarke and Rober Davidson~ and two against the MOtion, John Cosgrove and George Madden. The Mayor in favor 0£ the motion. There being three in favour and two against it was carried. .

 

HOY8d by He~ Roarke, seconded by Robert Davidson, tha t the Secretary­Treasurer not~ Albert Monaghan to baleese and matntain for the balance of the winter season, that road on the line of SumMer road where the d.l~gates reported most practical for the public at large to travel.

'lbree in favour of this motionl and two against the motion. Carried.

 

Harch It, 1907.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Michael Woodlock, seconded by Robert Davidson, that th. Secretal Treasurer go to tow and take the letter that the Council rece1ved .trom Tom Hurph.Y's lawyer and the report of the three delegates on the Fourth Range Rol

 

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and get Bedard' the Advocate's advice on what course to follow. Also the letter of objections from Albert Monaghan. Passed unanimoU8~.

 

Moved by )~cha.l Woodlock, seconded by Henry Roarke, that the Secreta, Treasurer pay Richard Roarke, $6.00 for the scraping of Albert Honaghan f: road, according to his bill when he proves to it.

Passed unanimously .

 

The Road Officer, Richard Roarke, after taking his oath to the above 1 the S.cre~-Treasur.r, according to the above resolution ~d the said amount.. Passed unanimouslj'" .

 

March 9, 1907 .

 

From the Minutes.

 

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Moved by Henry Roarke, seconded by Robert Davidson, thAt the Secr.tar~ Treasurer, notify Jim Paquet to have the logs that is laid close to the r< removed 1mmediate~, so as to protect the public at large that travel the road from danger and protect yourself from coSts. Carried unanimous~.

 

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Moved ~ Hichael ~oodlock, seconded by John Cosg~ove that there be a ~ taken of the Councillors on the discussion of the advice received from Be~ the Advocate wha t will be done for the advice or who will be against it. eassed W1animous~.

 

There being four Councillors in favor of paying the expenses now, on AlbQrt Honaghan's front roa~, an~ notifying the Road Officer to put two notices one at ej.ther end of that portion of disputed front road which Tho MUrp~~ has notified the Council to have kept for the winter road, tha the CouncU will be no more responsible for any damages that will happen o said road and that any one travelling it after the notice is posted up wil travel it at the1r own risk. There being one Councillor against the motio Henry Roarke and th. Mayor, Lawrence Corrigan, in favor of prosecuting for the disputed road. Four in favor to annul the proceedings accepting the r and other proceedings that was done and one Councillor and the Hayor agai it. Carried.

 

Hoved by Kichael Woodlock, seconded by J. Cosgrove that the Secre~­Treasurer not~ Richard Roarke to put up two notices, one on either end 0. summer road that is in dispute according to the vote of the Council.

- Passed U~U8~ .

 

Moved by George Ma~den, seconded by John Cosgrove, that the Secre~­Treasurer notify Albert Monaghan, that he will put his tront road that he laid out in the fields in proper state tor the public at. large to travel i ­Passed unaniJ'louRly.

 

~oved by Hichael Woodlock, seconded by G. Ma~den that the resolution passed on the llth day of rebruBr7 1907, authorizing Joseph McGro~ , WilliE Maher and Andrew Laing to go and exaI!Ltne the 1'ourth Range Road from. No. 1 School House till i t strike8 the line Mrs. R. Davidson and Tom MUrp~ be m ulled. Also the resolution passed on the 16th day of lebruHr7 , 1907, accer ing the report 0! the three delegates be annulled.

 

May 6, 1907.

 

1rom th. Minutes.

 

Moved by Hugh Bow1.s, seconded by Robert Davidson, that the Secret817­Treasurer, notify Daniel Lavallee, Road Officer, to notify o"en McLaughlin to put up that portion 0! !ront road !enco on the property 0! W. "tzpatric

 

 

 

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which the amendment of the Proces Verbal which binds him tn put it uPJ to put up on or before the 16th day of this present month.

Passed unanimously .

 

JWle 12, 1907.

 

1'rOM the Kinutes.

 

Moved by George Madden, seconded by H. WoodlockJ that the Secreta~-Treasu not~ Dan LavalleeJ Road OfficerJ to repair that portion of fence belongL to Owen McLaugh11n on the property of Willi~~~Fitzpatrick, 1mmediate~. Passed unanimously . ,

 

. July 2, 1907.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by GeorBe Madden, seconded by Michael Woodlock, that the Secret~ Treasurer, pay Daniel LavalleeJ the Road Officer, the sum of .$$. 96, being the amount 0£ a bill prorluced by him ~or the repairing o~ the front road fence belonging to Owen McLaughlin, on the property of Wil1iam 11tzpatrick, Passed unanimous ~ .

 

Daniol Lavallee, ~oad Officer, in the presence of the Mayor nad all. tht Councillors had take~ his oath to the above bi1l, prOduced certifying that the abov~ amount is correct. After c8rt~ng to the' billJ the Sec. Treas. paid the amount of $3.96.

 

Moved by Michael Woodlock, seconded by John Cosgrove that the Sec. Trea bill Owen HcLaughl1n for the said amount of $3.96, being the amount charged for repairing tds front roa~ fence on ~le property of William fitzpatrick. Paased unanimously .

 

Minutes Moved by George HaddenJ seconded by Robert Davidson, that the Secretary

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dHy of December, 1907, that he will go and lay out and put up notice to th~ e£fect tha t the road £or winter travel will be kept of the line of summer road for the future from No. 1 School till it strikes the line of division between Hrs. Robert Davidson and Tom Murphy, all on the fourth !ange.

Passed unanil11Ously.

 

Moved by George ~;den, seconded by Michael Woodlock that the Secretary Treasurer not~ Thomas Brown and Wil~ 5mith, Auditors, to go to the off ot the Sec. Treas. and audit his accounts and vouchers on ThursdE¥ the 31st day of ~tober 1907, at the hour of ten of the clock in the tore noon.

 Pas s e d unaniII1O us1.y .

 

'D1e petition filed in tho Council by Mrs. Edward McLaughlin and Owen HcLaughlin was put to a vote by the Mayor.

 

For the petitionl

Hugh Bowles, HelL7 Roarke, Michael Woodlock.

 

Against the petitionl

Robert Dav1d8on, George Madden, Lawrence Corrigan.

There being three in tavour of the petition and three against, the MayoI giv1ng the casting vote against the petition. It was carried.

 

HOve; by George Madden, seconded by Robert Davidson, thR t the SecretBr7­Treasurer, bill ()flen HcLaughl1n tor the $3.96, which was paid to Daniel IavaUee for the repairing of his front road tel1ce on the property ot \iil1a1 1itzpatrick, the spring ot 1907. Passed unan~oU8~.

 

 

 

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November 4, 1907. From the Minutes.

 

MOved by Michael Woodlock, seconded by John Cosgrove, that George Madd and the Secre~-Treasurer, go to town and see Mr. Delage about the rais of the Iron Bridge. to replace the rollers, and if Mr. Delage does not do ~h1ng, we are h9reby autilorized to get screw jacks from some f~, stro enough to raise the. said bridge. ?assed Wl&nimously.

 

December 2, 1907.

 

From the Minutes.

 

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Moved by George Ma~den, 6econded by J. Cosgrove,-that the Secr8~­Treasurer hand Owen HcLaughlin over to Bedard the Advocate to collect fro~ him $3.96, for the repairing of his front road fence on the property of William Yitzpatrick, the summer of 1907. Passed unanimously.

 

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1908. Mayor, Iawrence Corrigan. CoW1cillors, Henry Roarke, Geroge }4anden James BoW'les, Jolm Cosgrove, Robert Davidson, Hugh Bo'.,les. Secretary-Treasurer, Jam.-s Clark.

 

February 1.5, 1908.

 

From the minutes of Spccia+ Session.

 

HoV8d by John Cosgrove, seconded by Hugh Dowles,' that the Secret~­Treasurer go to the Reverend ~. McGratty and borrow in the naIQ8 of the Corporation $40.00, to settle their share of repairing of the Iron Bridge the summer of 1907, with Mr. ~chand, the Contractor.

Passed unanimously .

 

Hay 16, 1908.

 

From the Minutes of Spftcial Session.

 

MDved by Geroge Madden, seconded by John Cosgrove, that the Council Rc be removed from the house of George Neil, from this meeting until fUrther decided by this Council to the residence of John Murp~ .

Passed Wlan.imous1,y .

 

November 10, 1908.

 

l'rolll the )l;1nutes.

 

Moved by H. Bowles, seconded by George }4adden, that R. Davidson, H. R( John Cosgrove be appointed to go and inspect the flooring and the stringe1 of the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River and report to the Counc) the next meeting. Passed ~~nj~us~.

 

December 14, 1908.

 

From the Hinu tes .

 

~ved by James Bowles, seconded by George Mad~en, that the Secret«ry­Treasurer, put up Public Notice and sen to the lowest binder the furnish: of three-inch, first class, black spruce plank, eight inches wide, suffic~ to cover the Iron Br1d~e over the Jacques Cartier River. Sale on Wednes& the 2.3rd day or December. 1908. at the hour of ten of the clock in the foJ noon. sale on Bridge. Passed unanimoUB1,y.

 

December 2.3. 1908.

 

CONTRACT

 

Ttds Contract is entered into, this twenty-third day of December, 190{ between WilliaM Sldth. herein after called Contractor and James Clark. aci in behalf in his capacity as Secretary-Treasurer for the Municipalit7.

The said Contractor herein binds h1mselt to deliver at the Iron Brid/ over the Jacques Cartier River, 37.5 plank, all saw, .3 inches thick and l~ feet long, e~ght inches wide, clear of bark. To be of the best Black Sprt and sound without shakes, to be laid halt at each end of the bridge on or

 

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befor8 the 15th day of February, 1909. If seen necessary by the Council, the Contractor will not be paid before the lst day of May, 1909, in and fo the cons1deration of $131. 25. The Contractor 1s required to give securit

 

Contractorl William S~th. Securityl Pat Corrigan.

James Clark, Secre~ary-~easur.r. ..,

 

1909.

 

Mayor, James Bowles. Councillors, John Cosgrove, Geroge Madden, G8or8. ~dden, Robert Davidson, H~~ Roarke, William Neil, Wil11am Smith. Secretary-Tr~asurer, James Clark.

 

1.~ruary 1, 1909.

 

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'From the Minutes.

 

Hoved by Robert Davidson, 3econded by George }4adden, that the Secreta~ Tr9asurer go and see Bedard the Advocate, and see if ~. Kennedy CB nit bf made pay his part concerning daroaees done on the Fiv1~re aux Pins Bridge, I the residence of Nrs. Hayes I caused by the dr1 ving of his lumber during t}

spring of 1908. : Passed unanimous~ .                   ,

 

March 1, 1909.

 

From the Minutes.

 

Moved by John OosErove, seconded by R. Davidson, that Robert McCune be appointed Councillor in the room of Will1aM Neil, who is retiring by his resignat10nverbally to the Council and that the Sec. Treas. noti£y him of hi8 appointment as Councillor. Passed unan1mous~6

 

Moved by Robert Davidson, seconded by John Cosgrove that James Clark be appointed to examine and inspect the plank delivered at the Iron Bridge, over the Jacques River, by tho r.;0ntrac+.or, \v~-lliam Smith.

Passed unanimously.

 

April 14, 1909.

 

C(J~TRACT

 

Th18 Contract is entered into this lUth day of April, 1909 , between

Cha lres Jack and J~~s Clark herein after. acting OB behalf of the Council 0£ St. Gabriel West. Mr. Jack herein after called the Contra ctor.

 

The said Contractor herein bind8 himself to ~ the plank and cover the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River as £ollowsl

 

The plank to be laid down on the same base as the old One8, angl~ng. A:. to lay a toe-path on the top of the f1rst flooring, the full length of the 8aid bridge, £our plank in width with pieces £our inches wide and one inch thick between the £1rst £loor~1g and the toe-path. Piec.8 to be six feet apart, so as to let the air pass through. The plank for .~he toe-path to be selected out of the best of the old tam8rack flooring. All the plank to be well spiked on every sleeper w1th six-inch wire nai16 (8pikes) . All the balance of the old that is not used for the toe-path and that is not .rotten, the Contractor 18 bound to lift and lay them on e1ther ends 0£ the bridge fo

the benefit of the Municipality.  It any of  the    sl~epers i8 rotten and wants

to be replaced, the Contractor will replace  said sleepers with the best                                                      of

old tamerack plank. The 8 1d contract must be completed on or before the 15 day or May , 1909 , and stand 1nBpect1on by whom the Counc11 chooses. The Contractor is requested to giTe 88curity. It seen necessarr by the Council, the Contractor wiU not be paid until the 15th of July 1909. The Contractor ta hereit1 bound to close the bottom cords of the brirlce any rlirt ot rubbage (rubbish)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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before the 15th day of February, 1909. If seen necessary by the Council, the Contractor will not be paid before the lst day of May, 1909, in and for the consideration of $i3i. 25. The Contractor is required to give security.

 

Contractor William Smith.

Security Pat Corrigan.

James Clark, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

1909.

 

Mayor, James Bowles. Councillors, John Cosgrove, George Madden, George Madden, Robert Davidson, Henry Roarke, William Neil, William Smith. Secretary-Treasurer, James Clark.

 

February 1, 1909.        From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Robert Davidson, seconded by George Madden that the Secretary­Treasurer go and see Bedard the Advocate and see if Mr. Kennedy c’ant be made pay his part concerning damages done on the Riviere aux Pins Bridge, next the residence of Mrs. Hayes, caused by the driving of his lumber during the spring of 1908.       Passed unanimously.

 

March 1, 1909.        From the Minutes.

 

Moved by John Cosgrove, seconded by R. Davidson, that Robert McCune be appointed Councillor in the room of William Neil who is retiring by his resignation verbally to the Council and that the Sec. Treas. notify him of his appointment as Councillor. Passed unanimously

 

Moved by Robert Davidson, seconded by John Cosgrove that James Clark be appointed to examine and inspect the plank delivered at the Iron Bridge over the Jacques River by the Contractor, William Smith.

Passed unanimously.

 

April 14, 1909.         CONTRACT

 

This Contract is entered into this l4th day of April, 1909, between

Charles Jack and James Clark herein after acting on behalf of the Council of St. Gabriel West. Mr. Jack herein after called the Contractor.

 

The said Contractor herein binds himself to lay the plank and Cover the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River as follows;

 

The plank to be laid down on the same base as the old ones, angling. Also to lay a toe-path on the top of the first flooring, the full length of the said bridge, four plank in width with pieces four inches wide and one inch thick between the first flooring and the toe-path. Pieces to be six feet apart so as to let the air pass through. The plank for the toe-path to be selected out of the best of the old tamerack flooring. All the plank to be well spiked on every sleeper with six-inch wire nails (spikes). All the balance of the old that is not used for the toe-path and that is not rotten the Contractor is bound to lift and lay them on either end of the bridge for the benefit of the Municipality. If any of the sleepers is rotten and wants to be replaced, the Contractor will replace said sleepers with the best of the old tamarack plank. The said contract must be completed on or before the 15th day of May, 1909, and stand inspection by whom the Council chooses. The Contractor is requested to give security. If seen necessary by the Council, the Contractor will not be paid until the l5th of July 1909. The Contractor is hereby bound to close the bottom cords of the bridge any dirt of rubbage (rubbish)

 

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that might be in them when the job is finished. Also to give a pass to any person or persons that wants to pass during the time the repairing of the bridge is in progress. The whole job is done for and in consideration of fifty dollars $50.00.

 

Contractor: Charles Jack.

Security Graham McBain.

 

July 14, 1909.     From the Minutes of a Special,Session.

 

Moved by W. Smith, seconded by R.McCune that the Sec.Treas. notify Lawrece Cullerton, Road Officer, to notify Owen McLaughlin to repair immediately the portion of fence on the property of W. Fitzpatrick, which said road and fence belong to Owen McLaughlin according to the Proces Verbal, giving Owen McLaughlin until Monday 19th. day of this present month to complete the work, or if the work is not done, then, the Road Officer must do it immediately. Passed unaniImously.

 

October 4, 1909.        From the Minutes.

 

Moved by George Madden, seconded by R. Davidson, that the Sec.Trea. pay Lawrence Cullerton the amount of $5.OO, three dollars, for work done being authorized by the Council to do said work by the Council on the 14th of July, 1909, The Road Officer then took his oath to the above amount, the secretary-Treasurer paid the amount stated above.

Passed unanimously .

 

1910. Mayor, James Bowles. Councillors, Henry Roarke, William Smith, George Madden, Robert Hayes, Michael Murphy, Robert McCune. Secretary-Treasurer, James Clark.

 

February 7, 1910.        From the Minutes.

 

Moved by Robert Hayes, seconded by W. Smith, that the Secreary-Treasurer bill Owen McLaughlin for the sum of $3.00 and expenses, being the amount due the Municipality for the repairing of his front road fence on the property of William Fitzpatrick, the summer of 1909, giving him eight days to settle the same. and if the said date expires and the amount is unpaid, the Secretary Treasurer is authorized to hand him over Bedard the advocate to collect the same. Passed unanimously.

 

Moved by G. Madden, seconded by R. Hayes, that the Sec. Treas. notify Grant Ireland to have the logs cleared off the road ne Hayes' Mill, on the property of Park Smith, immediately . Passed unanimously .

 

March 7,1910.    From the Minutes.

 

Moved by G. Madden, seconded by Michael Murphy, that this Council proceed to appoint new officers for the Municipality to replace the old ones retiring from office May 1, 1910, as follows;

 

From No, 1 School House to the division line between Mrs. Robert Davidson and Tom Murphy, Henry Roarke as Road Officer, in the room of A. Monaghan.

 

For the North West end of the Fourth Range Road, also for the route leading from Corcoran's back to the 6th Concession, George Roarke in the room of George Atkins.

 

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The painting of the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River with two coats of the best white paint.

Also the railing on the approach of the said bridge to be built in the new with Tamerack or Cedar posts, to be sawn 7X8 inches. Railing to be bars 3 X 4 Spruce, all to be planed and painted with a good, bright, red paint. Said sales to take place on the said bridge on Wednesday , the 20th day of May, 1914, at the hour of ten of the clock, A. M.

James Clark, Secretary-Treasurer.

 

May 20, 1914.     CONTRACT

 

This agreement is entered into this 20th day of May, 1914, between Gordon McBain, herein after called the Contractor and James Clark, Secretary-Treasure acting for and in behalf of the Municipal Council of St. Gabriel West.

 

The said Contractor, herein binds himself to do the following  work; To build and erect a new railing on eithe sides of the approach to the Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River, of the following specific Tamerack or Cedar posts, five posts on the East side and seven posts on the West side of the said approach. The said posts to be seven feet long, three feet to be sunk in the ground and made solid, leaving four feet above the ground The said posts to be sawn 7 X 8 inches square. The railings for the said bridge to be 3 X 4, Spruce, four bars for the said railing to be notched into the posts, three inches and nailed on with six-inch wire nails. The said posts to have a cap-piece fitted on top of the poets to prevent exposure to sun and rain. All the wood work of the said railings must be planed and painted with two coats of the best bright, red paint. The Contractor must­ give security satisfactory to the Council for the execution of the same, the said work to be executed on or before June 30, 1914. This sale is given for and in consideration of $30.00 and to stand inspection by whom the Council may appoint.

 

Contractor; Gordon McBain

Security;    John McBain.

 

 

May 20, 1914.     CONTRACT

 

This agreement entered into this 20th day of May, 1914, between T. Clark herein after called the Contractor and James Clark, Secretary-Treasurer, acting for and in behalf of the Municipal Council of St. Gabriel West.

 

The said Contractor herein binds himself to do the following work; That is to say, I will paint the said Iron Bridge over the Jacques Cartier River with two coats of the best Martin Seymour William,         white paint. Also any parts of the said bridge where the iron is rusted, I will scrape the said part so as to free all parts from any rust. I herewith bind myself to commence the said work on or before the 25th day of May, 1914, and to have it finished on or before June the 30th, 1914. All the said painting to stand inspection by whoever the municipal Council sees fit to appoint to inspect such work. The said Contractor must give security for the execution of the said work to the amount of ten percent of the costs of said work, in default of the said work not being performed according to said contract, the Council has a right to withhold the amount necessary for the execution of the said work, the whole and for the consideration of $350.00. After said work is fin­ished and inspected and received by the Council, the Contractor shall receive fifty percent of the full costs of the contract and the balance in 60 days.

 

T. Clark, Contractor.