Pool Bylaw Passes: 0052.0465

PARK BYLAW CARRIES BY THREE TO ONE – Ratepayers Endorse Establishment of Playgrounds for Children.

            Cranbrook voted Wednesday to place itself on an equal footing with other towns in providing its citizens with a park and playground for the children.  Over three hundred ratepayers turned out to record their votes, 222 favoring the scheme and 88 marking their ballot against.

            With the passing of the bylaw the members of the Cranbrook Rotary club, which body was instrumental in having the bylaw placed before the people, is undertaking its first community work and will whole-heartedly carry along with its share of the work.

            A parade of school children was organized for Tuesday night, and headed by the city band, marched through the principal streets of the city.  The procession was over a mile long.  The cars were placarded with appropriate signs boosting for the swimming pool and playgrounds.  Rev. Harrison’s car copped the prize for originality.  “We Want a Bigger One” conspicuously placed on the bottom of a washtub, told in a few words that it was time for Cranbrook to branch out into the larger field of community service.

0052.0465: Pool Bylaw Passes

Cranbrook taxpayers vote 3 to 1 in favor of establishing playground and swimming pool for children.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  June 30, 1922
Pages:  1
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0052)

Keywords:

park bylaw ratepayer playground children voted citizen ballot community work parade swimming pool

Subjects:

People arrow Harrisonarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Parks, Monuments arrow Baker Parkarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Parks, Monuments arrow Rotary Parkarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Governance arrow Bylawsarrow
Associations arrow Rotary arrow Cranbrookarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Services arrow Swimming Poolsarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Events arrow Paradesarrow
Cities arrow Cranbrook arrow Cultural arrow City Bandarrow

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