FIRE BRIGADES' CONFERENCE.
Tbere were a large numborof Akaroa residents at a public meeting held in the Akaroa Borough Council Chambers on Tuesday evening, the Mayor presiding .. ,
Tbe Mayor explained that the objfet of tbe meeting was to arrange re entertainment of delegates to the annual fire brigades' conference to be held this year in Akaroa.
Tbe fo! If) wing officials were elected :—Pro-Henr, the Mayor (Mr F Armstrong) ; vice president, Mr E. E. Lelievre, bon. sec, Mr D, Handisides.
All those present were formed into a general committee with power to add to their number.
Mr Turner proposed a meeting o ladies be called for a date to be fixec by the Mayor.
Seconded by Mr F carried.
Tbe members of tbe fire I- igadt wete formed into a billeting cor.mittee.
Tbe Mayor and Councillors and County Chairman were appointed a reception committee.
Messrs Checkley, F. Taylor, H. W. Wilkins, T. Lewitt, L. Vangioni, M. G. Daly, W H Parkin, A. Gray, VV. Day, A. McFarlano and S. Hayward were appointed an entertainment committee.
The Mayor and Mr M, G. Daly were appointed collectors to act with the lady collectors. HANI). Tho Mayor moved tbat tbe hon, secretary write and make inquiries re terms of various bands. Seconded by Mr Bruce, and carried. The delegates arrive in Akaroa onj Saturday, March 7, and leave again on Monday, March 16,
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FIRE BRIGADES' CONFERENCE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914
FIRE BRIGADES' CONFERENCE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914
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