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Exhibition Notes. The Executive Committee of the Trades’ Procession will meet to-night. It is not likely that all the Trades have yet chosen representatives, but, probably, others will follow, and provision will, no doubt, be made to add these as they come in. It is to be hoped that the Ship Carpenters will unite in the demonstration, as their craft in undoubtedly one of great importance to this City and Province, as any person must feel who looks over the fine fleet in the harbour to-day. Not only the Trades, but all the manufactures and businesses in St. John should unite in procession. Many lines of business could send illustrative decorative wagons, which would be a great attraction in such a display. The Eastern Express Company have agreed to send one or two such wagons, and, no doubt, other businesses will follow the example. Joseph W. Lawrence, Esq., President of the Historical Society, writes to the editor that he will not relax his efforts to have here a portion of the fleet during Exhibition week. Mr. Lawrence says that the Governor General is pledged to the Historical Society to secure this, to return the salute to the American flag for the compliment to the British flag at Yorktown. The Governor General assured Senator Boyd in 1882, and Governor Wilmot in 1888, that he would write to the Admiral asking him for this. Since then a Prince of the Royal Blood has arrived on the station, and he will be expected to come here also. The Centennial of a Colony founded, as this Province was, out of the old thirteen colonies, should not pass without some Royal recognition. With a daughter of the Queen in Canada, a son-in-law as well, and a grandson, it would be more than a slight to have no recognition from the Imperial authorities. Almost every one will sympathize with Mr. Lawrence’s view of the situation. Sir Leonard Tilley has placed $200 at the disposal of the Entertainment Committee for use during Exhibition week. It will be a good idea to use it in a grand display of fire-works to be given on the night of Thursday, October 4th, the anniversary of the Fall Landing of the Loyalists. The Prince William street people, between Princess and Duke streets, contemplate electric lighting during Exhibition week. The position to which Mr. C. A. Robertson is appointed in connection with the Show is a purely honorary one. It will call for much time, the exercise of much patience and forbearance, and of good judgment, and it will not bring any pecuniary reward. Mr. Robertson will have the right of nominating his assistants, subject to the approval of the Commission. Tenders for hay and straw for the cattle are called for in to-day’s paper. The determination to keep open the Exhibition ten days in generally approved in the city. It may or may not be successful so far as the exhibition itself is concerned, but, being determined on, it will be adhered to and every arrangement made to make the longer period successful. In view of all the outlay which may be called permanent, ten days is not too long a time, and it the matter is judiciously handled, the additional days may prove a very great attraction. Those who really want to study the exhibition can do so in the latter days with ease and satisfaction. One thing is certain the extension will help to prevent the overcrowding of the city in this first week. The disposition of our people is to have as good a time as possible during the Exhibition. This is the last Centennial year of this city they will live to see.