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Village of Coalhurst - 1914

Our Treasured Heritage-
A History of Coalhurst and District - Pages 6-7
January 4th, 1913 to December lst, 1936
- Records of the Dept. of Municipal Affairs, Edmonton
- Supplied by the Provincial Archives, Edmonton
- Edited by Edward Ferguson, L.G.A., Administrator

Reeve: Frank Barringham. Councillors: George Watson, Isaac Whitefield. Secretary-Treasurer: Ben Hitchen, D. H. Quigley, Isaac Whitefield.

May 13/1914 - Ben Hitchen, Secretary Treasurer to Minister of Municipal Affairs, requesting information on how to get a right- of-way, to the School and to other parts of the Village, the parts around the school being private property, through which there was no right-of-way.

May 16/1914 - Reply to letter of May 13th, 1914. That the road should be surveyed and enquired why the school was built away from any public road.

May 28/1914 - Ben Hitchen, Secy-Tres. informing the Dept. of Municipal Affairs that he had been appointed Secretary Treasurer and Frank Barringham had been appointed Reeve.

Dec. 21/1914 - Isaac Whitefield, Secretary Treasurer Pro-Temp. to the Minister of Municipalities, that having complied with the Village Ordinance re: Election of Councillors for ensuring year. Nomination meeting being held Dec. 7th, 1914 with only few present, only four present being eligible to nominate. Three of the four present were nominated and another two ratepayers, also nominated. Three of the five were unwilling to become Councillors, one of the remaining two being an alien not able to read or write English and not a British subject made his nomination illegal. The other nominated did not return his nomination. Requested what next procedure.

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