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The following baslneßi was transaoted • altar we went to press yesterday;-— GRATBI. BBSBRVJB. The Tinwald Town Board wrote asking what oondltiona were attaobed to taking over the gravel reserve near the saleyards, Tbe Council decided to Inform the Board that It wished the reserve to be taken care of and not made a public naiianoe and that tbe gates should be left open on sale days(Mr Jaokson here took his seat.) ▲ COMPLAINT. Ttfr Btoddart waited on the Oounoii to complain of damage done to his property. A gully through his land was flooded by a county water raoe and this gully had also been dammed at Us lower end, ao that a wet or raoe might be taken from It, The consequence was that la wet weather his land was liable to be flooded with water. He asked that the creek be widened and straightened and that the obstruction should be removed. The matter wsb referred to a committee consisting of Messrs Brown, Frledlaoder, and Wright. BOOTH'S OUTTIHO. Messrs W. C. Walker and T. Harrison, members of the Mount Somers Road Board, interviewed the Oounoii m referenoo to damage caused at Booth's outttrig, hy the construction of tbe Mount Somers Tramway. At the last meeting; of the Council the Road Board *ent m a bill for £8 for damage alleged to have been done at this ppjnt, and the Oouooll passed the amount of £5, 'as a final settlement. The Road Board olalmed on the agreemont entered Into between tbe OounoH and Board, when the tramway waa constructed, that the 0 juncll should protect the point against damage by storm water, or have repairs done at its own ooot. A' lengthy dhoasslon took plaoe bat no deolsioo was oome to. WATEB BATB. Mr Wright gave notloe to move at next meeting " That « water rate be now •truck for the year ending March 31 next under the provisions or the water raoe by-laws, and that the same bs levied o*er tbe whole of the contributing races.' Some renowais of slaughtering licenses were granted. HIBOBUANEOUB. A quantity of busineis of an unimportant ua'ure waa transacted and the Oounoii adjourned,

I 1 Rqugh on Rats."— Clears out rats, mice roaches, flies, an'^ bed-bugs, beetles, insects, skunks, jack-rabbits, sparrows, gophers. &t QheraisU and 4fttyftiitg« • I '

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ASHBURTON COUNTY COUNCIL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2053, 2 February 1889

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ASHBURTON COUNTY COUNCIL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2053, 2 February 1889