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Edmonton Operatic Society " Trial By Jury"

Plaintiff (in centre): Mrs. A.H. Bennett,
Defendant (top hatted): Mr. T.P. O'Kelly,
Judge: Mr. R. Filtness,
Council for the Plaintiff: Mr. A. Macdonald
Usher: Mr. W.A. Storey
Foreman of the Jury: Mr. Caisley
Among the Bridesmaids: Miss Clare Oliver, Mrs. Vernon Barford, Mrs. C.B. Bowman, Miss Clara Lawder,
Among the Jurymen: Mr. R. Kenneth, Mr. Douglas Mail,
Among the Spectators: Miss Ada Young, Miss K. Candy, Miss Bristowe, Miss D. Stewart,
Lawyer: Mr. J. Prest,
Policeman: Mr. C.B. Bowman.

In the Orchestra
First Violins: Miss Edith Webster, Miss McKay, Mr. J.D. Hyndeman, Mr. C. Park
Second Violins: Mr. Bower, Mr. Kipke
Viola: Mr. R.R. Twiss, Mr. C Jones
Flute: Mr. A.E. Hutton
Clarionette: Mr. H. Gardner
Cornets: Mr. W. Clarke, Mr. L.M. Yorke
Cello: Mr. W.G. Plowright
Trombone: Mr. Wilson
Drum: Mr. G. Watkins
Bass: Mr. Willis
Piano: Mr. W.A. Storey, Mr. Percy Hook

Note: Mrs. A.H. Bennett and Mr. T.P. O'Kelly had also played the leads (Serpelette and Grenicheux) in the Society's first production (Chimes of Normandy) the previous year (1904).

Same as EA-10-2187.

Gretchen Clink fonds

  • CA EDM MS-165
  • Fonds
  • 1967, 1971

The fonds consists of a letter to Gretchen Clink from Ruth (Matheson) Buck, 17 Aug 1967. The letter includes some reminiscences of their time in Battleford together, as well as the activities of Ruth and her sisters, ‘The Matheson Girls’, to celebrate the 1967 Expo.

There is also a 1971 note and letter from Gretchen to Cam Finlay, the then Director of the City of Edmonton Archives. The note and letter include some information and reminiscences by Gretchen of some noted Edmontonians and Albertans, (Mrs. John T. Robertson, Dr. William M. McKay, J.W. & J.B. Tyrrell, Colin Fraser, Fred Rowland, and Alex Rowland).

Gretchen’s note also includes a pitch promoting Maclean Hunter’s historical map which, at the time, was given complimentary with a McLean’s subscription.

Clink, Kate Gretchen

The Suburban Times

This series contains issues of The Suburban Times, an independent weekly newspaper serving the Town of Jasper Place.

The Suburban Times

The Citizen

This series contains issues of The Citizen, an independent weekly newspaper serving the Town of Jasper Place.

Bylaws

The main legislative tool available to the Town of Jasper Place was the creation of bylaws. The municipality issued bylaws from it's incorporation as a Village in January 1950 until its amalgamation with the City of Edmonton in 1964.

Financial Records

This series consists of records related to the financial administration of Jasper Place. Records include debentures, payroll information, and financial records created during the annexation process in 1964. Finances were under the jurisdiction of the Town's Secretary Treasurer; as such, monthly financial statements were included with the Council Minutes (RG-101 Series 6).

Tax Assessment Records

The assessment and collection of taxes for the provision of basic municipal services was done by the Town Assessor. This role was under the Secretary-Treasurer until at least 1958, though by 1962 the Assessor reported directly to Town Council. The Assessor completed a yearly survey of property owners and recorded the information in ledgers in order to set tax rates based on income.

This series consists of material related to the assessment of various municipal taxes. Each tax assessment sheet captures the name of the landholder and information pertaining to their income and property. The tax assessments were undertaken by neighborhood. A summary of assessment was created for the period of 1960-1964. The material has been placed in alphabetical order by neighborhood.

Council Minutes

This series consists of town council minutes for the Town of Jasper Place from the period of January 1950 to August 1964. It also contains committee reports, financial statements, and the results of various elections and plebiscites.

Census and Voter Enumeration

The Town Clerk and Treasurer was responsible for undertaking a census of residents and voter enumeration. The first census was done in April 1954, and periodically thereafter with the final one completed in April 1964.

This series consists of records created as a result of this work. The material contains voters lists, census enumeration, polling district maps, training aids, and a letter of employment the the 1962 Census Taker and Enumerator.

Fire Department

The creation of a Jasper Place Fire Department was approve by Town Council in January, 1950. While the Fire Department was being established, fire protection services were provided by the City of Edmonton. The Jasper Place Fire Department received their first fire engine in October of 1950, and responded to their first call the following month.

This series consists of committee minutes, memos, operating procedures, reports and financial records relating to the activities of the Town of Jasper Place Fire Department. It also includes records related to fires and fire alarms.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 2 subseries.
The series are as follows:

  • Subseries 1: Administrative Records
  • Subseries 2: Fire fighting Operations
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