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THE MAYOR'S JUBILEE MEDAL.…

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CHESTER LANTERN CYCLE PARADE.…

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CHESTER LANTERN CYCLE PARADE. 4 The parade this (Wednesday) evening in aid of the Chester Infirmary promises to be the best on record. An excellent prize list has been drawn up, and the arrangements in several instances have been perfected by the executive committee. That the popularity of the parade is growing is seen by the presence of contingents of cyclists from Crewe and Rock Ferry. Several new features are being introduced into this year's programme. The Market Square will be barricaded while the processionists file before the Mayor and Sheriff on their way up Northgate-street, while on their return to the Town Hall, instead of at once mingling with the crowd so as to render it impossible to obtain a good view of the costumes, they will parade across the stage in the Assembly- room prior to the distribution of prizes by the Mayor. The route adopted for the procession, which starts from the Linen Hall at eight o'clock, is practically the same as last year, viz Nich olas-street. Grosvenor-street, Bridge- street, Northgate-street to junction of Liverpool and Parkgate roads, then down George-street, Brook-street, Egerton-street, Seller-street (in- stead of City-road), Foregate-street, Eastgate- street, and Northgate-street again to the Town Hall. Collections will be made en route, and an appeal is made to the public to avoid crowding on to the procession and so impeding its pro- gress. Much adverse comment has been caused by the action of the members of two of the Chester bands. Some time ago a letter appeared in the Courant suggesting that it was hardly fair that no prize was offered for the bandsmen. This point was duly considered by the promoters of the parade, but, as it was obviously ridiculous to offer a prize for the best decorated bandsman, seeing that the performers appear in uniform, or to attempt to institute a band contest, the suggestion fell to the ground. Umbrage seems to have been taken at this, and the result is that the Artillery and City Bands have declined this year to take part in the parade. Everyone will deplore the shabby spirit which has actuated this unfortunate defection. When we look out- side, we find that the Wrexham Volunteer band, the band of the Buckley Engineers, the Tarpor- ley and Clotton bands, the Christleton band, and the Connah's Quay band are all enthusias- tically co-operating with the promoters of the parade, and the members of these bands not only willingly give their services, but pay their own travelling expenses. It may be observed that the musicians and the members of the fire brigades, who do not receive prizes, are the only persons who are regaled by the committee with refreshments. When outsiders do so much to promote the success of the event, it is very discouraging to the promoters to find a section of their own townsmen turning against them, and we are sure the step that has been taken will create a very bad impres- sion among the general public.

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