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CITY COUNCIL.

Hobday, Gctobbb 2.

S* The Council met at the usual hour. P«. ' ipnfr—Bie Worship the Major, Ore. Avert aporna, Louisson, Bowman, Prudhoe, Kites Kbomson, Lambert, Eric*, end Beese. ' jSRTha rocoipta daring the fortnight wtre Stated as twins* £649 9j 3d} bills to the PJSnountof £1397 ISi 2d, inolading ealariee or et&fE end Tire Brigade were passed and rdered to be paid. The credit Wane* t& ha bank waa stated as being £2244 Sβ Bd. A letter from Mr G. 1. L««, thoretsrag offlaer, declaring Mr Frederick Jooiia» ily eleoted as member for the South-eael Tardjin place of Mr 0. P. Hnliert, Mr Jenkins being present mtde the Dual (duration and took hit seat. Bis Worship the Mayo* congratulated (jj, epkics on -hie election, expreiiipg bis pfal ure at so experienced a Oounoillor earning imongst them. He might say that there *»; - b> credit balance of £2244 2t S3, bsttdtti* »whioh there was a fixed deposit of £|£NH> '■ making in all a credit balanoaof £6344 &&L -~ Gr. Bowman gave naticeot motion for next meeting, to more—" That tenders for 809 ire© i 'culverts be oalled for to bridge crosiingß o'. the streets over the sidoeiutaneJr alao, that tenders be celled tot tH ttxm required for publio works in the eltydctfe* the year, according to o epooifloalaon to be supplied by the earveyor." The following co;reepondeco9 wa»m&:— From Superintendent Harris, tendering hi* resignation as Superintendent of the Kre Brigade feom October Sl»t, in oorejquene* of hie leaving the colony for a short period. Of. Htoras moved—•• That thefreMgnation of Mr Superintendent Harris.be, accepted ■ with much regret, and that thai Mayor tg& five brigade committee be requ*at<sd Iα ditw ' tip-a special loiter conveying the appneift* tion of the oitif ens and the Council of his lengthened servioes ac Superintendent ,, . Ehe oltizeu* of Cbrutohuroh were losing &&:, : services of a most able and efficient offiaar, • and one wbo bad, daring the long period he had held office, most satisfactorily carded ot* the duties of Superintendent ol the Fire t Brigade. " *•] Or. Thomion said be alia desired to esprcae , " i_ the tegret he felt at the lots of B£r Buperin« '.'I tendent Harris' swrioes. Hβ leeosde&ihfr'"'., motion. ■ ~"

I The Mayor uid that Mr '< Barm hid been lor fourteen year* chief of '- their brigade, »hdf wA established a mod * perfect system of ' diwipline throughout the brigade. ; not only in t*B colony, but ouiiida'of it, 3jlj> Superintendent Harris wag an Authority to be cansnltad on all mattm oonneoted wish fi r e brigade coacoins. He had suggested to Mr Supcrinti^.", pent Harria th&s he might obtain imtK , Ibeenoe, bat he declined to do this, m fl~ • would not bo fair to the genilemsn oeffassv*''" , ! tag the position. This was a speoial oecautov and he thottght that it wee only right they ehonld giro Mr Superintendent tangible expression of their appreciation tha lengthened and valuable services leadK^S* , She motion was then pufc and carried." plfe « The report off the Sup«rinte»de«sii# mT" f_ Fire Brigade Wiu reswL It staged thti fyn r if Brigade had attended eigM flreedg?{?«§B*''' I quarter,*fire of which were nviba a&jjr, and fc three in Sydenham. She etamioal tee- & engine had arrived, and war ready for *ue, ; y MrMeddingn hid elated that the elwfcri£*l I Ire slaraa would bo finished and fixijl. ( I hrithin odo montb. Sha plant Waa sAI hi .-* yE good order, j , ■ [S| Or. Viacent asked the chairman o! »»*•"» jl&fire brigade committee whether they hsd oon-'- \ gseidered the question of going outside the <%>;'' y|to fire*. . I ; ,- t----3* Cγ. Kiarns E&id that the jneiabwfl cf t|fr--, a! fire brigade themselves were averse to groiif x ~ t£ outride), the city, es they had banded taaev-ft |i selves together to serve the Oity of Chxm*'? Hftahoreh. It would therefore be necessary let *' : *ithei Borough of Sydenham to consider tW« of fire prevention fchemeelvee. ft ®M Qγ* Ptfcdhoe said that he believed the -~- Hgprigede feed decided to go v far as the beii |Knd no farther. |g§ Or. Lbnuvon eoold not agree with th% MB3 ansa the Vire InujLTacoa Canapanisa ia* Wjtuei propittlot ontside the bejt as well .00 Jfneidejaad ai they contributed toward* the., fSuaiateaonoe of the brigade, they n&{hfc well flNpecfc that the fire prevcceioo not be confined by b hard and f set • < «ale within the belt. m Jor. KiVec suggested that the rarione Iocs! JgtfpCß onteide should oonttibafce a certain -' o£ cosfc for the use of the plant. .„ Mayor said that he thought this waJ » fS&iect ■which required consideration, became .„, l«r ir .? ll * nS; W3S a rsT 7 expoaeiva one, rjjmry Ore was » itninonit. Kβ tbop>|h^ : the outeide boditjg ehouM ooatribtita $V' jgKtion of coat. ppr. dhoaeon eaid he did not thlai thfe whines should atop at the belt when titfsm $ { ; tbxs * I o£ fs2xe ■poHey -«-:» an axpnjxest wiiioh ho tbSf^i P||toh witb great iotcrefffc. ~ Emftor aomo farther dieeatsloa, too *9f«W* ( ' ' JBIBM reoeivedi > - £■> I -.; A letter was read ttom the mombei»of Uw; ' ,= T Firo Brigade, fitatiog that they MeoniM : > tha matter o£ the resignation, ot Mr Efcpfan* ~. I tendenfi flunie, |isd reoaramwdißg the 'f< pointmesto£ Soremsa E. W. Turton'toto* vdeant poet. - ' '- V THo lcttsr was referred to the Vae^Bttg»a» A letter was read bom Mr 3. JT. fice*ll., ■ aafcing tlae Ootxnaa to oonsider the qaeetion of erecting a rotunda in one or oG&tf of«» public iquarce in whiijh the oiCy Cfoafibßasa and other bands oould gfee op»n-«Ir ancej. * , The contiforttiano! the lelfa *SiM*lt*& I until a later period. ~ Xhe eorroyor'* reposit Via 'esS a» fouowe •■'' !In compliance with the jwt&oa which ««'",• referred to mc by the Oonncil conceraajf 8» state ef Durham tad Sftbabory streets, I*W» , report thafclfcave visited those , as far as Salisbury street is concerned, .MsM* ace aujthicg to ooaplaiti of, as I ''' state et the etroot to be as good 68 othtar»»»» in the neighbothosd, with the exeejjttoa of ,_ or three eroasiJiKa ores the fooSpstM &**,&£ '■ ▼ate preperty, Which ought to be F*™^ 0 - ' wise made good by tbe owaara. Wlta«gßT»w . ihe coEipiaiata aboat Durham utreet, , leral of the channels cannot be altered »»«*o» taking up a coariderable portion of onaoßeJrJj see no other method of getting rid cf the I**** than by en acd«grcKUid sewer, or, aV,™* ;'f worka comraittee reoomiatnd, that a {»»-;. . of channel, extesdiag frota Salisbury Jα **_ t more etroct, on the east Bide of ,aW«ES Btrett ahonia be takes ap and - in order -to facilitate tin gettfcg *» •• Burfece water. Ttecaetof tkie wfll be *»« t , jB7O. Tbecbmuiel wae l&W ftt the toJ»*fS " in wiib Bomo former w<ark ihit could bo*,"® remored. The irc-sworfe fer tho Manrfieww -\ bri&fl has been submitted to tender, , - t of Meeere S»tt Bros, has besa f Tende?ewereinviteafort"hobatbo3CtoQb«ia«9 J terrace for the season, and that of XtiAaem ' f I was accepted. Tho bath bae bean o!eaße4«* ready for use. The works committeo atteww* to see a trial made of the coKjparfttiw metue & ■ ■■ the chain pomps, and the result ws* feand. !• » that each of tfcem lifted 52 gattims P» Bia ?fcf; I 1 ekouM Bfcata that since my test «jj«t» 00 tto« robjeet Mr Danka has slteed Ws P«»P V "S etitatias a new wwneit Iron pwe. """.S" buckets, which han bsen turoed up in *vm censeqaentiy it now lifts the wq**»U* Sleod'e pump, lha revoluboas ?L J3l «t - ramp Weftt the rate ot 46 "M .* Ban&»» 39 per minate. Jα . Udd«. to teamed ac » fire : maßaNctoreabyMeesralebenrwa^^^ «on. North «treet~A|iabt»« # '« !, |! be. , .takeaow. The etwet wu tormea,e*xP?"L_ ' r*-*^ 1

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CITY COUNCIL., Press, Volume XXXVIII, Issue 5328, 3 October 1882

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