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monthly meeting of the Soutbj Rakaia Road Board was hold on Thunday. Present— Messrs Lytteltoo, Uultiftan, Stringfellow and Turner. Mr Coster sent an apology for absence Intheabfeno* of the Chairman Mr Turner presided. THB POUNDKBKTBB The Olerkte report wai read ap-U „„.. s'dered, after which a deputation £££" payers who had oompl&W ?xZlt%l poandkeeper waited on th^a'^A Thepoundkeeperwaa* 1- I?* i ' Mr John BonoLrT:./?' " • 4^ M «« dutin? the timk * > onn « Welsh's horse* atone g ofth^ watered of a boy --*?**> They were m charge own tit A*" 1 alio tried *° *«k«Si Him iJ»- achert ) co * from one of bis bbyt". *"■ QP w was out about with a Btoek whip, ™« v other oattle were passed on the road °y the poondkeeper who took no notice of them, althongh no one was m charge of them.— Bicfaad Babbage fasi a gate consisting of three barbed wires, the wire waa removed and his cow impounded. His pige were also impounded, and the poundkeeper was very io suiting to his wife. She had signed the book for two> shillings, and the poondkeeper had made Jer pay another ehlllmg. (The pound, keeper's book aooonnted for 3s.)— Charles White had a boy to mind his cow., 1 thW poundkeeper watched him and took hit' cows from him. Mrs Babbsge stated that she bad seen I his done, . . r Mr Shellook, poundkeeper, here put m an appearance. He stated that Welsh's horses were feeding on the road, no one.bemg with them at all. Tkey were, always at large on the roads. With regard to Boucher's oow, it was feeding on Mrs Babbsge had abused htoISKLSS"'" keeper.) wife. He bad driTsr > r232£ cow to tbo pound beoaoss it was feMRn» '• on the toad, not m anyone's ohsrge. • MrHaslett, who had signed the petition. stated that the poundkeeper was perfectly ■ right m Impounding his cattle as the boj*. who were supposed to be looking tftet. them were away birdsneitlng. The Bjard went into Oommltt^ M *> pn returning it was resolved thai Mr SheKlook, the poundkeeper, bt Informed tfaa« if he did not furnish the. bond proDartd dv 7 signed and handed ovar to the Board before their next meeting his asr.eaiani ' with them will be oancellfdloriSJlth! OORBKBrOIIDBKOI. Mr March wrote re cottag#s,-_Th* Glerk stated tbat fa« replied »W4tSI were sold by anthorlty of the i* dßou7- n--warded the new roll and. asked that Ik *W be <£ T'° W * fc th * Bosrdi officJ. Messrs Holmei and Louehrey wrote m Bo^'i" S ! H Dt S had been asked to attend to the matte*. Attention wafe oalled to the dangeronf state of the Aoton River road.— The Olerk •aid there were no dangerous xoadi In the dlstrlot, Mr Turner said the road was a very good one, both la the centre and pa the sides, there were only about 100 yards where the boulders were rather large. The Olerk stated that he had called tht contractor's attention to the ruts and sand blows. It was resolved that lOi be allowed contractor Murphy for extra oart*. lag. AOOOTWTS. Accounts for £85 18s 2d we*e patstaT for payment, and the membern west into cemetery balloon. .. -, ; Mr Brimloombe wrote oaUtng atteotloo to the terms of his contract for caretaklntr. • He explained that the condltioni^wetr abaurd. One month a notice was to \ J • given on either side. This had no* \ done • The contractor was to y-jJ"& sojrta of tools and a suit of b> C V*l was too much for a Ihe terser of William Peokham at 412 The olerk was requested to inform , Bnmloombe, that, if he had any claim against the Board it must be sent In before next meeting or it would not be re— oognlsed, and requesting him to make an? offer for the bay. The meeting then ao> I jjurned.

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889

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SOUTH RAKAIA ROAD BOARD Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2082, 8 March 1889