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i hi; iri'v coiwcii/s actcon. £~:o.rco It; UK SI*KNT. A) lar-t jiisi’mV in.vtui,' of the City I'oiuici! I h*- Woiks Con’iniUrc Mibinillcil lilt 1 ft It'■ wing r-upl>;!-■ 11it■ r■ t: 11 V iVfiOit. ; Vour comm it tee iA-;i->IL that, in accord anee with insti'U'. .tiei | x from tin' councii ;; i. the:: last meet ing "to br ; ;io forward a|an than '•! tin. uork provided in tin' streets impelvcnienV lean proposal with the objwt of providing u-lu'.f for those out of employment." the ilia 1 1 * t I:as bi>.-u very cuK-mlly leaked inti., anil r. .is now Tv ci>mn'u:iwK‘il "hit the Kiiiun-.f Comm it tee be asked iu n auo tin' net 0.-ary arrangeinciiic, f'i' lho prevision ei a i-uui oi jl’/iOUIO tor relief CApeidiUiie. hi this ceiaiceiieu the committee desire to further re port that they have received an offer from tho Kiiiployim-ui and Kt-Uril Committee to help in tin 1 work oi walling the Witter of Leith, ami after negotiaung with that body this coinniiltee- .-nbinit the fol'niving .mornm-mui,alien —v , that the council [■recced with tin- construction ■ f Ilia Mailing of the Leith fro in the c. e.P. .-.ide ~f Leith stfyel, to Harbor ic;n.c.‘ in ;uco; with plans pit-pared by tho city engineer. and laid on the table, at aiiM-tunaicd eai ot JSb.CCO. provided the Idcliei I'i-m----mi'U-e eont .ibiile the nmn .f 110/XH) towards Witch cost and thiu- the Otago Harbor Hoard giie an undertaking absolv ing the council floin all liability with respect to Heeding. tin- remaining £5.L00 to be. found by the oiu.eil, and. to tic included in the total mi'ii of £30,000 hereinWfou* mentioned.

| Cr -Sinai!. in moving tin.' adoption of thej U'port. explained tluit it was proposed tu i expend on i-tiret-w idening in Valley Ward | £2.178, in Leith Wind i 11.020, in C- r.t-r.d j Ward £755. in Cuveu-hnm Ward £1,850. i and ia llnsiyn Ward £1.755, making a I total i.f £/,516. 'I here w, it* tin- wcilcs ! on the Wat-'r "i Leith, in addition to this, iiii til-:- <!ti - ectio ll ui retaining walls ;in<l reihi matin;; fioui .1 .e it Ii i-Ueet (■> Forth i i-tieet. £6.C00 : and from Forth streefc»io ■ Harbor terrace. £2.000 ; making a total of j £B,OOO. Of this the jUelief CommiUee pro- | posed to pay £5.000, leaving £5.000 to be found by the council. Tb.en thcne were I four bridges over the Leith to he i.oni stunted—-one in Foitli street. £2.000; i "He in Harbor terrace, £1.800; and font i bridges at Clyde, and Leith .Hu-cts, £I.OOO. I It "its turther proposed to spend, on pavI ing in Kattrav stiver. £IO.OOO. This gave j a total expenditure of £27.546, and iheiv | remained for i' o l linrn'ic- £2,654. making ia grand total £56,000, ; H<• i<T>Tt was adopted. ScMHHULM DARK AXD MOXTFCILLO. 1 ii*--' ie-n ■■ Cointllillee of tile City ; Coiniii! i ccoumitnded ; ■ ,'li With icier i cnee to Hie inattei of the. proposed levelio.g o| t io~!jo[m Fark. which was referred : 1 i.iok i-v t'e- ee-iiiietl a ;; the imvting held on I til ■> 50Hi nit., tie- said proposal he aiiani dolled, •nod that in lieu thereof atlthotity i he oi;ip; • { ; ip the anM»tniL'tioti of tu- i > [.diving at (-as im tile Ocean lic.uli Domain |-ai St. ki’d... pioviiled IJ i. ■ c..n-cnl. of Hie i 1 bv.n; lb a ii Domain Hoard be obtained. 1 and ti'at Hie Relief Coinniitleo |ay Indf 1 the estimated 1£421). ;2) With vespeet to tin- matter of fonning a new nj creation if found on (lie Moiiteciilo Resoivo, i v.diieh was referred hark to the committee ! tor unHe . . "iisKi-'nitioi!, tim work lx> now i pi'oeceiied with ;,s | er plan prepared by j ,-!;e 111 y engineer .tl a.: estimated cn>t of ! £SOO tor ifUiorii.o nia!t'rijl. and £53 for

; tupdrrsjiUig, provided Iho total turn can ! l*> obtained m the maimer : i Mornington Ground (‘oimniuee, £75; City j Council. £73; Garden Fete Soria v, £25; | Relief Commitm.•, £175. The work, as ! previously reported, was to have not ! £2OO. hnl, with tile enlargement of the , area as now propose,! the additional £IOO | is required. Cr Todd, said that they had plans prepaicd. and limy asked now was for half of the estimated cost of £421, the Relief Commit:«rc paying the rest. This, with ilie .Hum asked for from the ecuncif fur t!ie- Mouleciilo Griiuud. wmd I bring the i rum up to w!i it mid been sanciioncd for i 11 o- mnv a ham o med pnnei d ‘or lerclliu" I Chisholm i’aak ! Cr Clark said that it was iilega! to make I payments to a public body (l)omain Board; outside tG ;r area, but his own objection I v, as that tlmy had. no guarantee that, the 1 grounds would be oared for ami kept open i b>r (he public when tlm council had made them. It was, a, dangerous piece,dent io vole money to an-.tiler Ikhlv in this wav, iti;d w••(••• ii U"t for the urgency of providing woik at this diC ha would most strenuously oppose it, Cr Wilson moves! tint! the tiict ; Igu,.• be reterred back, to tlie committee, Why should they con struct parks outside their area when ti crc- woe area* in the Oitv that could im used/ limy were told when Forbniy was rmi bought that Chisholm .Park provided a.l! tlrat was necessary, and M,.w it appeared otherwise. Several _ councillors wanted to know where Chisholm lick war, and Cr Green explained its In antics and advantages, and advocated spending the money thong Cr Todd (in icplyt explained that the main reason why tlm Cliisl.olm Park proposition had been tinned down was that it would be Cm expensive to ernpiov men for tiro work, which should properly ho undertaken with ;■ scoop, ami that would not be of much use, .since onlv one man would he employed lo work it. Or Given : Rut tVmr nm>. to the scoop instead of a ‘horse. (Laughter.) The amcudmrol. i. ic.mig ilro clau.m back, was carried.

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THE UNEMPLOYED, Issue 15636, 29 October 1914

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THE UNEMPLOYED Issue 15636, 29 October 1914

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