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Tho monthly meeting of the Upper AsiibarooJi ixond Board was held co•day. Present: . Messrs C. J. Harper (chairman;. A. Horsey. J. Farrell, J. Allea. ,i . Tucker, and H. Morris. J!hi: lattvi" member, who took his seat for the first time, was briefly welcomed by the Clum-inau, who said that he hoped Mr Morris would remain in office as long and do as useful work as his predecessor had done. Mr Morris responded-.shortly. Mr C 4. Meßae wrote stating that owing to the scarcity of labour, he had been unable to complete his contract at Winchmore. He hoped to make a start again as soon as the necessary labour was available . after 'harvest.—lt v/ari resolved to grant an extension of the contract time. , The Ashburtou County Council wrote stating that.the' Board's promised contribution towards the cost of con- - struction of the- Hinds Bridge was £130.—The Chairman stated that' the amount had - been remitted. • Mr W. jV Moses, of Timvald, wrote drawing, tho Board's attention to the drain on Miller's Road, which was constantly overflowing on to his premises.—rThe Chairman reported that ( the matter Was being attended to. ' The Ash burton County Council wrote I forwarding a copy of a petition, signed ■-by a number or ratepayers, received by it, in regard to increasing the number of crossings over^'. races on Marorian, Road".—lt was resolved -that; seeing tjia't most of the petitioners arc-v those belonging to the Rangitaia Road> Board district,' the matter be referral to that body informing it -that if it will bridge' the racers in its district up to the '■Riuigitatn. the "Upper NAshbu|--ton Road Board' mill bridge the racfs on the Marbnan Rond. all bridges to be on the top side of the road if possible. -" ■■■.-'. iMessrs Duncan, Cotterill and Stringer wrote in connection with the gravel pits at Lagrnhor.—lt was resolved to Lave tho .matter'attended'to: Mr Stephens, of Lagmhor, interviewed the Board in reference to the ■ pipsr across the road near Lagmhor.— ii v/as. ajrreod to look into the matter. ■'The following roll alterations were fi^reed to, on the usual, conditions:— Prom Alfred Smith to James A. Rol^. Knson, R..S. 29188/500 acres-, from J. L. Ohristensen to T. McAnulty, Pt. lot 19-3, U.S. 10092,"6' acres; from A. H. 'Ayrtoh to 1). McKenziis, Pt. R.S. 29547, 28586 and 28085, 60 acres; from A. H. Ayrton to.H. Culien, Pt. R.S. 29457, ■28585 and 23586, 40 acres 1 rood; from 'Rxpoutors of .the late L. Smith to L. T. RolliiisonvlotsMS and 19, R.S. 10963 and 21334 o2'acres 3-roods 38 perches; from F. J. Morgan to A. J. Bennison, lot 4, Pa. R,S.'-2198 and 2199, 625 acres. Accounts aniotilting ; to £228 14s lid were passed for, payment.

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MEETINGS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914

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MEETINGS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8801, 23 February 1914