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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL

The fortnightly meeting yesterday evening was attended by the Mayor (Mr T. Kcollay), Crs Prattley, Morgan, Mawson, Stevtnaori, Percy, Isbister, Williamson, and Powell. —Correspondence.— From the Overseas Club asking use of Town Hall free of cost for a patriotic concert. —Granted. Prom thft Town Clerk, Dnncdin, asking that the local town clerk be empowered to collect accounts from Port Chalmers nsers of electric power for lighting, etc.—Agreed to. The Finance Committee, reported that the forester for the past fortnight had been planting and cleaning round the shrubs in Wieklitfe terrace, lining out shrubs, and weeding and hoeing in the nursery. The gorse on the reservoir property was getting a very strong hold and should be cat down, and ho suggested keeping the two men on until, say, Christinaa, to iclear the worst places, which would keep it from spreading. The 7in main had been extended about four chains along Wiekliffe terrace, being no%v laid almost to Mary street. The laying of this main would be delayed for a few daya owing to one of the valves requiring repairs. Accounts amounting to £125 9s lid were recommended for payment.—Adopted. The Works Committee reported 'that the streets and channels had received the nana! attention during the past- fortnight. A truck of screenings had open obtained for asphalt, aud several loads of ashes from gasworks had been steored in the recreation ground for use later. The committee recommended that owing to the town clock costing £1 per moutti and not being well lighted, the electric 8 light be installed at £3 per year. Th.ua saving £9 per year.—Tho report was adopted with the exception of the lighting dause, which, after discussion, was withdrawn for the purpose of ascertaining the cost of wiring and whether the church would permit a wire to the clock steeple.

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL Evening Star, Issue 15631, 23 October 1914

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