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The fortnightly meeting yesterdav evening was attended by the Mayor (Mr T. Scollay), Crs Pow-dl, Willnmson, Stevenson, Morgan, Mawaon, Anderson. Fail, and Isbister. —Correspondence.— From the Town Clerk, West Harbor, asking the council to form a deputation from tho W«6t Harlor Council to wait on the railway traffic manager in reference to the re.-ttnt alteration of the time-table on the ]>unedin-Port Chalmers Railway.— The Mayor and Cis Stevenson and Powell to join Vest Haibor in an endeavor to ret an extra forenoon train, say about 10 o'clock. Irom the School Comnvttec, asking for the use of thx? Town Hall for the school break-up ceremony.—Granted. From the Trade Commissioner, "Wellington, in reference to buying British goods ir proferenc-3 to goods manufactured in Germany, and civing a list of British iroods for which buyers were desired.— Received, and sympathy expressed with the aim of the letter. —Reports.— The Works Committee reported on the work done during the past fortnight, including the •jutting of grass from the ftreet plantat : ons in Hanin.ton, Brnicia, and Constitution streets and Beach road.— Adopted. The Finance Committee repen-ted that the water officer had eold 4,622 tons of water during November. The 7in water main in Wickliff*! terrace had hc«n extended from Oeoi-ge street past Mary rtreet, a distance of 13 chains, at a cc*t of £l2O. Tlie forester had been bray euttamj broom at the reservoir and preparing the recreation ground for the Belgian carnival. The finance* ehowed for th© Vnrtnight: Accounts, £l2B 8s lid; and jeosipts (including a loan of £1.135), 01,508 7s 4d.— Peport adopted.—Resolved. is the finances were in n buoyant state, to pay off bal.mce owing on property rerently purchaew from Mr T. White.—Or ptevenson explained that nrhen the projerty wik Btdd for the overdraft would it'll' be £7OO i*s° than it was at this time last year. (Applause.) —General Cr Anderson drew attention to the risk unnecessarily run by people on Saturday through the reckless blasting of tree stumps without permission near the Constitution street quariy.—Several councillors condemued the blasting in question, and the By-fcws Committee were instructed to art*

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL, Evening Star, Issue 15670, 8 December 1914

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PORT CHALMERS COUNCIL Evening Star, Issue 15670, 8 December 1914