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Mornington.—The Council's meeting on Tuesday wasattended by the Mayor, Crs Densem, Scott, Cahill, Page, Caffin, Reynolds, and Horsburgb.—Messrs Torrance and Simpson's offer of 3s 3d per yard for stone from the borough quarry was accepted.—Mr H. E. Williams wrotestating that the owners of property facing Campbell street and Mr M'Neil's place were agreeable to pay half the cost of pitching and gravelling the water channel. It was resolved to accept the offer. —Mr W. Walters called attention to the dangerous state of the termination of Elgin road. —Mrs Matthews intimated that she failed to see that Bhe was called upon to fill in the gully next to Mr Aikman's property, as it was entirely beyond the terms of her agreement with the Council. Jt was resolved that the resolution passed at the last meeting of the Council be strictly adhered to; failing which the penalty be enforced.— The Finance Committee reported that L 92 5s had been paid into the general account since last meeting, and LI 1 6s lOd to special account. The expenditure for the month amounted to L 163 7s 3d, and the bank overdraft on August 31 was L 1,065. The Committee recommended that accounts amounting to L 97 be passed for payment.— The Works Committee recommended that Mr M'Kay be notified to fence his frontage facing Campbell street. It was resolved that Elgin road, at its junction with Burke street, be filled out to its full width, and finished with an easy grade, thereby avoiding the unnecessary risk now run by the Council in its liability for any accident that may occur through the dangerous state of the road at the spot indicated ; the cost not to exceed Ll6. ' '■

A threepenny post-card for use between England and Australia.'

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MUNICIPAL., Issue 8004, 5 September 1889

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MUNICIPAL. Issue 8004, 5 September 1889

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