Minutes 1921 to 1925

WOODNORTH (MB) Consolidated SCHOOL #1533 BOARD MINUTES 1921 to 1925

Note: The scans of the original Minute Books for 1921 through 1925 are shown below as a group, preceeded by a transcription of that five-year period. The original Minutes were not done in bullet form and the meetings were not numbered but I have had to do that in order to keep track of them while transcribing. To see how the originals look just scroll past the transcription. ~ Pamela Forsyth.

1921

33      Minutes of Trustee meeting held in School house Jan 8, 1921.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S by Mrs Colter/Jas Strachan that the minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs. Colter that Miss Bray’s application be accepted at $100 per month. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Jas Strachan that James Cochrane routes be changed to include Wm Holts quarter. Carried.
  • M/S Mrs Colter/Jas Strachan that Secretary pay following accounts, Free Press, Empire Advance, Long Distance Phone.
  • M/S by J. Strachan/D.Smith that note at Bank be renewed for 1 month.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

34     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School Feb 23, 1921

  • M/S by J. Strachan/D.Smith that E.A. Mooney be appointed representative to the Boys & Girls Club at Virden. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/J. Strachan that Secretary Treasurer be appointed delegate to Manitoba School Trustees’ Association Convention. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Jas. Strachan that all meetings except school Business be not held in Schoolhouse until the next meeting of Trustees.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasure

35      Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in Schoolhouse April 22, 1921.

  • M/S by J. Strachan/D. Smith that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried
  • M/S by D. Smith/J. Strachan that anyone requiring school for Meetings apply to Secretary. Carried.
  • M/S by J. Strachan/Mrs Colter that By-law # 5 permitting Trustees to borrow $25.00 at Union Bank Virden be passed. Carried.
  • M/S by Mrs Colter/ D. Smith that the following accounts be paid: F. Milburn, S.S. Colter, U.G.G. Co. Ltd, S.B.Calder, W.S.Lockhart, M. Bray, Peter Johnson.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

36      Minutes of a Trustee Meeting held in Schoolhouse May 31 [1921]

  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.

Arrangements were made for transportation of School Children to Oak Lake on Field Day.

37     Minutes of a Trustees Meeting held in Schoolhouse June 6, 1921.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that Miss Bray be granted an increase of $20 per month making her salary $120 per month. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/J. Strachan that Mr Lockhart be engaged at a salary of $1750 as Principal & Caretaker for the year.
  • M/S by J. Strachan/ D. Smith that a levy of $7160 be made to cover the next years expenses. Carried.
  • M/S D. Smith/Mrs Colter that Secretary find out prices on wire & post.

Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer.

38     Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in Schoolhouse June 17, 1921.

  • M/S by Jas. Strachan/D. Smith that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that School re-open after Summer Holidays on August 22, 1921. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Jas Strachan that we accept S.S.Colter’s price on wire at $70 per rod. Winnipeg.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

39     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in Schoolhouse July 6, 1921.

All Trustees Present.

  • M/S by D. Smith/Jas. Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that J.P. Richardson be appointed Trustees Auditor. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that Secretary receive $25 convention expenses. Carried.
  • M/S by Jas. Strachan/D. Smith that the following accounts be paid.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that By-law No. 6 be passed to borrow $2600 at Union Bank.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

40     Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in Schoolhouse Aug 3, 1921.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S by J. Strachan/D. Smith that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that E.A. Mooney be Chairman for ensuing year. Carried.
  • M/S by Mrs Colter/ D. Smith that D.D. Cameron be Secretary Treasurer for ensuing year. Carried.
  • M/S by D. Smith/Mrs Colter that James Cochrane’s tender for $5, Five per day be accepted for South route. Carried.
  • M/S by Mrs Colter/D. Smith that E.A. Mooney’s tender for North Route be accepted for $4, Four. Carried.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

41     Minutes of Trustees meeting held in School house Nov 23, 1921.

  • M/SD. Smith/J. Strachan that minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried
  • M/S Mrs Coulter/Jas Strachan that WCG Campbell’s tender for N.W. Route be accepted at $6 per day.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

1922

42     Minutes of Trustees meeting held in School house May 31, 1922.

  • M/S D.Smith/J. Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • Arrangements were made for transportation of children to Elkhorn on Field Day.
  • M/S Mrs Colter/James Strachan that Mr. Lockhart & Miss Bray be asked to remain as teachers for another year at the same salaries. Carried.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

43     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School house June 8, 1922.

  • M/S James Strachan/D. Smith that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that we re-engage Mr. Lockhart and Miss Bray for another term at the same salaries, $1750 & $1,200.
  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that Secretary send copy of Minutes of Meeting held at E.A. Mooney’s re valuation of School property to Municipal Council.
  • M/S James Strachan/D.Smith that we make the following Levy:  $8154 itemized on Tax Notice.
  • M/S  D. Smith/Mrs Colter that we draw up a by-law for $3,500 to borrow money.
  • E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

44     Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School house Aug 2, 1922.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S D. Smith/Jas Strachan that E.A.Mooney be Chairman for the ensuing year, also D.D. Cameron be Secretary Treasurer.
  • M/S D.Smith/James Strachan that the following Tenders be accepted. NorthWest Route Shepherd & Forbes $5.25/day; North Route E.A.Mooney $3.75/day;  South Route James Cochrane $4.75/day.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

45      Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School, Aug 25, 1922.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S  Jas Strachan/Mrs Colter that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S  D. Smith/D.D Cameron that Secretary write Mr. Waterbury for his boy  to meet Van at Mr. Strachan’s south gate.

46     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School house Nov 8, 1922.

Minutes of last meeting were read.

  • M/S Jas Strachan/D. Smith that minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • Sheppard & Forbes also Sam Campbell were notified by letter to attend meeting re van route. Mr. Sheppard was present & matters were discussed as follows that van continue as at present & when the Slays [sleighs] start van will call through by Sam Campbell’s buildings & angle to Greys & W. Campbells. Mr Sam Campbell did not attend this meeting.
  • M/S  D. Smith/Jas Strachan that we purchase a Quebec heater for School at $27.50 from Gibson & McBain also that we line up schoolroom with Building Paper around wainscoting  to keep out draft.
  • M/S D.Smith/Jas Strachan that we pay Miss Holt $20 for the seven days teaching during Mr. Lockhart’s sickness.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

1923

47     Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School May 22, 1923.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that Trustees sign the Declaration of Trust to make transfer of Land from C.N. Townsite Properties Company to School Trustees. Carried.
  • M/S D. Smith/Jas Strachan that we make a By-law to borrow $3,000 from the Union Bank to pay expenses.

E.A. Mooney Chairman

48     Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School June 4, 1923.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S Mrs Colter/Jas Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that we levy $7,648 as per Tax sheet.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/D. Smith that we ask Mr. Lockhart to accept the school for another year at the same salary $1,600 & caretaking $150.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

49     Minutes of Trustees meeting held in School July 2, 1923.

  • M/S D. Smith/James Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/D.Smith that we employ Tom Dexter to clean school.
  • M/S D. Smith/Jas Strachan that we appoint G.A. Dakin as Trustees auditor. Carried.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

50     Minutes of Trustee meeting held in School house July 23, 1923.

All Trustees present.

  • M/S D.Smith/Mrs Colter that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read
  • M/S D. Smith/ Mrs Colter that Van Routes be as follows:

Route No. 1 Start Wm Campbell, Wardell, Vallient, Mooney & South to Woodnorth, 7.5 miles. Route No. 2 start Sam Campbell, Sheppard, Strachan, Brickley, D. Smith, Ritchie, 8 miles. Route No. 3. Start Holts, Lockies, Cooks, Parker, Leech,  Shoemaker.

  • M/S James Strachan/D.Smith that we call for Tenders for the above Van Routes to be received by Aug 4, inclusive.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

51     Minutes of Trustee meeting in School house Aug 6, 1923.

  • M/S Jas Strachan/C. Ritchie that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/James Strachan that E.A. Mooney be Chairman & D.D. Cameron be Secretary Treasurer for ensuing year.
  • M/S Guy A. Dakin/Charles Ritchie that we award the Tender for Van Routes as follows:

Route No. 1 Tom Campbell,  $4.50 per day;  Route No. 2 Wm Rattary, $4.75 per day;

Route No. 3 James Cochrane, $4.50 per day

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

52      Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School House Nov 29, 1923.

  • M/S Charles Ritchie/Jas Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/C. Ritchie that Tom Campbell be paid 50 cents per day extra for carrying Waterbury child.
  • M/S Guy A. Dakin/D.D. Cameron that Waterbury be paid 25 cents per day to drive child to Van Routes.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/ C. Ritchie that we purchase 3 stoves for winter Vans from Manitoba Hardware Co. @ $25.50 for those stoves.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

53      Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House Dec 19, 1923.

  • M/S Jas Strachan/Chas. Ritchie that minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • After considering twelve applications the application of Miss Doak was chosen as first choice, Miss Turnbull second, & Miss Eyolfson as third.
  • M/S  Guy A. Dakin/C.Ritchie that the Secretary be instructed to engage a teacher from the aforementioned names at a salary of $900 per teaching year.

E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

1924

54     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House April 16, 1924.

  • M/S by G.A. Dakin/Jas Strachan that minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S G.A. Dakin/Jas Strachan that Van Drivers be requested not to smoke in the closed vans.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/G.A. Dakin that we call a ratepayers meeting to consider school accommodation April 21, 1924. Carried.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/C. Ritchie that all accounts be paid.
  • M/S G.A. Dakin/Jas Strachan that School floors be washed & oiled.

[signed] E.A. Mooney Chairman,  Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

55     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House June 13, 1924.

  • M/S C. Ritchie/Jas Strachan that minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/Jas Strachan that we continue as a two roomed school for another year. Carried.
  • M/S C. Ritchie/G.A.Dakin that make the estimate for the ensuing Year $7,142.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/C.Ritchie that we pass By-law to borrow $2,000 at Union Bank.
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/C.Ritchie that DavidSmith be appointed Trustees Auditor.
  • M/S G.A. Dakin/Jas Strachan that we accept Miss Turnbull’s resignation. Carried.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

56     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House June 18, 1924.

  • M/S Jas Strachan/G.A.Dakin that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/G.A.Dakin that we engage W. S. Lockhart as Principal for another year at a salary of $1450 per year & $150 per year for caretaking.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

57     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House July 4, 1924.

  • M/S Charles Ritchie/ Jas Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S D.D.Cameron/Jas Strachan that we accept the application of Miss Sarah E. Cook of Emerson at a salary of $800 per annum.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney Chairman, Donald D. Cameron Secretary Treasurer

58    Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School House July 28, 1924.

  • M/S G.A.Dakin/C.Ritchie that Minutes of last meeting be adopted.
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/ Mrs Richardson that E.A. Mooney be Chairman. Carried.
  • M/S D.D.Cameron/Mrs Richardson that G.A.Dakin be Secretary Treasurer. Carried
  • M/S Jas Strachan/C.Ritchie that Secretary be paid $35 per year.
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/Jas Strachan that we accept Tom Campbell’s Tender for $4. Carried.
  • M/S/ C.Ritchie/G.A.Dakin that we accept William G. Campbell Tender for $4.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/Jas Strachan that we accept James Cochrane Tender for South Route at $3.75.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/Mrs Richardson that Secretary Treasurer get plowing done in Park and cleaning of School.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney Chairman, G.A. Dakin Secretary Treasurer

59     Minutes of Trustees meeting held in School House August 18, 1924.

  • M/S Jas Strachan/C.Ritchie that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/J.Strachan that the Secretary Treasurer get in touch with Mr. Lockhart re (?) 1st class certificate and teaching Grade Eleven. Also to find out about outside pupils.
  • M/S Jas Strachan/Mrs Richardson that Free Press bill be paid $2.25.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A.Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

60     Minutes of Trustees Meeting held in School House Aug 25, 1924

  • Minutes of last meeting read and adopted as read.
  • M/S  J. Strachan/Mrs Richardson that we open another room and teach Grade Eleven and that Miss Ida Blakeman be employed at a salary of $950 per annum. This being done in view of the fact that the parents of Grade Eleven pupils have offered to donate $100 each to maintaining this room for this year. Carried.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/J. Strachan that E.A.Mooney see about getting desks for third room from Virden and that G.A.Dakin get blackboard etc. required.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/J. Strachan that if the hall can be rented for $150 per annum and that we are given full possession for this sum, we rent hall for two rooms and that Mooney & Dakin arrange for partitions, etc. Carried.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

61    Minutes of Trustee Meeting held in School House Sept 27, 1924.

  • Minutes of last meeting read and adopted as read.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/J. Strachan that the teachers’ salaries be paid each month as they become due. Carried.
  • M/S J.Strachan/C. Ritchie that the following accounts be paid:

W.A. Williams  $20.00

G.A.Dakin/night  $3.55

Manitoba Hardware Limited  $64.05

T. Dexter  $24.00

S.S. Colter  $37.85

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

62    Minutes of Trustee meeting held Dec 8, 1924.

  • Minutes of last meeting read and adopted as read.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C. Ritchie that rent for old school be five dollars for dances and change meetings and three dollars for other meetings. Carried
  • M/S G.A.Dakin/C.Ritchie that the following accounts be paid:

G.A. Dakin $11.65;  Manitoba Hardware  $92.00;  Higginbotham  $20.00;  T.Dexter  $48.60;  P. Johnson  $12.50; Purug [?] & Cameron $29.30;  Insurance   $19.50; Herity coal  $11.05;  J.P. Richardson coal $48.50.   Carried.

  • M/S C.Ritchie/E.A.Mooney that J. Matthewson be asked for note settlement for $44.90 balance of tuition fees. Carried

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

63      Minutes of meeting held December 20, 1924.

  • Minutes of last meeting read and adopted as read.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/J.Strachan that Mrs Richardson last as Secretary Treasurer pro tem while Mr. Dakin is on holiday.
  • M/S J. Strachan/C.Ritchie that the Secretary Treasurer pay the following accounts:  Teachers’ salaries;  Van Drivers;

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

1925

64     Minutes of meeting held February 9, 1925.

  • Minutes of last meeting read and adopted as read.
  • M/S  C. Ritchie/J. Strachan that tuition fees be collected for Victor Halingman [sp?] from his father H. Halingman. Carried.
  • M/S J. Strachan that J. Cruickshank be paid 10 cents per day per child and J.Patrick be paid 10 cents per day per child and that Mae Leeches be paid 10 cents per day for the three children.
  • M/S J. Strachan/G. Dakin that C.Ritchie be appointed delegate to trustees convention and that twenty dollars be paid towards expenses.
  • M/S J. Strachan/C.Ritchie that there dozen best coal hoods be procured. Carried.
  • M/S  J. Strachan/C.Ritchie that the following accounts be paid: T. Dexter $9.25; J.P. Richardson  $29.87;  Frank Milburn $7.75;  F. Hesity  $23.80
  • M/S  C.Ritchie/J. Stracham that D. Smith be appointed truancy officer if he will accept.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

65    Minutes of meeting held in the school March 27, 1925.

A complaint was heard from Mrs Waterbury in connection with Van, Mr Campbell being present.

  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C. Ritchie that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S C. Ritchie/J. Strachan that the matter of procuring supplementary readers recommended by the Inspector be left to Mrs Richardson & Mr Dakin together with the teachers. Carried.
  • M/S  Mrs Richardson/J. Strachan that Miss Gibson be employed as substitute teacher during Miss Blakeman’s illness. Carried.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/MrsRichardson that Mr Strachan be appointed to go and inspect the concern complained of my Mrs Waterbury.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

66     Minutes of meeting held in the School May 24, 1925.

Trustees all present except J. Strachan.

  • M/S  C. Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S  MrsRichardson/C.Ritchie that the following accounts be paid: Handbury (sp?) Hardware $4.70;  Manitoba Hardware & Lumber $6.25; E N Moyer $37.05; Christie School Supply $121.65
  • M/S  C. Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that the tac Levy be filled out for $7500. Carried
  • M/S  C.Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that Mr. Lockhart be asked to accept the Principalship of this school at the same salary.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C.Ritchie that Miss Cook be paid at the rate of $95 per month for the time she taught the intermediate room.
  • M/S  G.Dakin/C.Ritchie that we offer Miss Cook the intermediate room if a three room school is continued or the Primary Room if a two room school at a salary of $900 per annum.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

67     Minutes of Meeting held in the School July 6, 1925

  • M/S  Mrs Richardson/J. Strachan that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S  J. Strachan/C. Ritchie that By-law #1a be passed empowering the Board to borrow a sum up to $1,200. Carried.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/J. Strachan that all outstanding accounts be paid. Carried.
  • M/S  C. Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that we call for tenders for van driving on the various routes tenders to be in the Secretary’s hands by July 22nd. Carried.

[signed]  G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

68    Minutes of meeting held in School house July 24, 1925.

  • M/S  C.Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S  G.Dakin/Mrs Richardson that Shepherd & Forbes tender for NorthWest route be accepted at $3.75 per day. Carried
  • M/S  C.Ritchie/J.Strachan that we accept W. Rattray’s tender for the North route at $3.50 per day. Carried
  • M/S  Mrs Richardson/C. Ritchie that we accept J. Cochrane’s tender for South route @ $3.75 per day driver to supply fuel for van. Carried

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

69     Minutes of meeting held in the Schoolhouse August 7, 1925.

  • M/S  C.Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/G.Dakin that E.A. Mooney be Chairman for the ensuing year. Carried
  • M/S G.Dakin/[blank] that C.Ritchie be Secretary Treasurer. Moved an amendment by C.Ritchie seconded by Mrs Richardson that G.Dakin be Secretary Treasurer for the ensuing year.  Amendment carried.
  • M/S G.Dakin/Mrs Richardson that we rent the hall for another year at $175 per year and that we continue the third room. Carried
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C.Ritchie that the Secretary in touch with Mr Beveridge re teacher for Primary Room and if he has no one in sight to phone an add to the Free Press.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

70     Minutes of meeting held in School August 14, 1925

  • M/S   Mrs Richardson/Mrs Holt that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C.Ritchie that we accept Miss Mummery’s application as first choice and is she not available we accept Miss Beltins application.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

71     Minutes of meeting held in School house October 21, 1925

  • M/S   Mr Ritchie/Mrs Holt that Minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S  C.Ritchie/Mrs Holt that a by-law be passed empowering the Board to borrow $2,000. Carried
  • M/S Mrs Holt/C.Ritchie that we offer the Ladies’ Aid one room of the big hall for the supper with the partitions not to be moved. Carried
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C. Ritchie that the necessary improvements re graveling, flag & Poles & swings.
  • M/S Mrs Holt/C.Ritchie that the following accounts be paid: T. Dexter $31.75; Free Press $4.50; Long Distance Phones $6.25; and that the teachers’ salaries be paid each month as they become due.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

72     Minutes of meeting held October 12, 1925

  • M/S  C. Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that we refuse the hall for rent to the UFW on Oct 31st and that it be not rented without a special meeting of the trustees to consider same.

[signed]  E.A. Mooney, Chairman, G.A. Dakin, Secretary Treasurer

73     Minutes of meeting held in School House Nov 30, 1925

  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C.Ritchie the minutes of last meeting be adopted as read.
  • M/S C.Ritchie/Mrs Richarson that the following accounts be paid:  Taylor Tewebest (sp?) $36.40;  C. Ritchie $6.00;  Portage La Prairie Insurance $20.80
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/C.Ritchie that the hall be rented during the Xmas holiday and that it be donated for Xmas Tree.
  • M/S   C.Ritchie/Mrs Richardson that the ?? Boys be given the Old School at $1.00 per night.
  • M/S Mrs Richardson/ C Ritchie that the sciences book suggests by Mr. Lockhart for the school be procured.

    [signed] E.A .Mooney, Chairman,  G.A. Dakin, Secretary

END OF TRANSCRIPTION OF 1925 MINUTES

SCANS OF THE ORIGINAL MINUTE BOOKS FOR 1921-1925 FOLLOW:

8 Jan 1921

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23 February 1921

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6 June 1921 & 17 June 1921

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6 July 1921 and 3 August 1921

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23 Nov 1921  & 31 May 1922  &  8 June 1922 

23 Nov 1921  & 31 May 1922  &  8 June 1922 

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June 8, 1922 continued and August 2, and August 25, 1922

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8 Nov 1922 and 22 May 1923

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4 June 1923 and 2 July 1923 & 23 July 1923

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6 August 1923 and 29 Nov 1923

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Dec 19, 1923 and April 16, 1924

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June 13, 1924 and June 18, 1924

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4 July 1924 & 28 July 1924

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18 Aug 1924

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25 August 1924

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27 Sept 1924

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8 December 1924

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20 Dec 1924 and 9 Feb 1925

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9 Feb 1925 continued

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27 March 1925

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24 May 1925

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6 July 1925

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24 July 1925

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7 August 1925

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14 August 1925

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October 1925

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October 1925 and 30 Nov 1925

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A couple of lines to finish the meeting are at the top of the scan of the first page of 1926.

END of  Scans of MINUTES 1921 through 1925

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WOODNORTH (Manitoba) Consolidated SCHOOL #1533 BOARD MINUTES 1926 to 1930