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• No fewer than 17 cases of-infantile paralysis have been reported to the North Canterbury Hospital Board.

■The'Council'of the Philosophical Institute has appointed Mr E. G. Hog£, of Christ's College, librarian in succession to Mr KR. Waits. ■

The XJnited Burgesses' Association at a meeting last evening discussed Uie' site for the proposed Town Hall. Thei folloAviag niotion was carried: —"That this meeting of the members of Jie. United Burgesses' Association views with regret the action of the City Couucil in selecting the present •• ho for the town hall and other municipal buildings, and ventures to express the hope that the Council will reconsider the whole question, s and select the best sites available and submit them to the ratepayers for their selection and approval, as the present site, in the opinion of the Association, does not meet the present or future wants and conditions of the city and district." ."..-. - ■_■>: i"' ■' ' _• :

Between 50 and 60 persons 'attended ■' a meeting held _in the Druids' Hall 1 on Tuesday evening to form a Liberal j and Labour Association. Mr H. Me-1 Gloin presided, and addresses wei'e i given by.Messrs \H. G. Ell, M.P., G. '">. \\r ißussell, M.P., and G. Witty, M.P., ; and also by Mr D. Dennehy, organiser ! of; the Liberal Party. On the motion! of Mr 1\ C. Gerard, seconded by Mr. T. Turner, it was unanimously decided.; that a Liberal and Labour Association; should be formed for the Canterbury district. A provisional committee of 13 members was appointed to prepare a 1 report to be submitted to another meet-^ ing, which will be held in about two weeks.

For some time past the Canterbury j Beekeepers' Association has had under consideration the formation of a company' for the collection, distribution and export of honey. The movement took a further step forward on Tuesday evening, when a meeting of the Association was held at the office of Mr H. R. Best. Mr A. Ireland presided. On the motion of Mr C. A. Jacobsen, seconded by Mr R. N. Gidlejv it was decided that a company should bo formed, to be called the Canterbury Honey Producers' Co-operative Association, Limited. Messrs A. Ireland, C. A. Jacobsen, R. N.. Gidley, E. G. Ward andxJ. Rentoul were appointed provisional directors, and Mr H. R. Best provisional secretary. , It was decided that active steps should be taken to procure members, and Mr E. G. Ward was authorised to draw up a, circular pointing put the advantages to bee-keepers of joining the- Association

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THE CITY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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THE CITY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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