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The ordinary meeting of the Drainage and Sewerage Board was held last evening and attended by Messrs .1. S. Douglas {chairman), W. Belcher, .1. .1. Marlow, J. 11. Hancock, and W. Farquharson. The Railway Department wrote approv iug of the engineer's plan of the sewer through the old Caversham railway tunnel in connection with the Kaikorai drainage. —Received.

Mr Marlow, in moving the adoption of the Works Committee's report, said that good progress was being made with the work on the foreshore. The work was of a. sulwtantial nature, and full advantage was being taken of the fins weather to push the job along. In the Kaikorai the lino of pipes in section No. 2 was now being laid, and the work there was being completed under the estimate. Section No. J, Kaikorai. had been completed also in a satisfactory manner, and at a sum considerably below the- estimate. Tile completion of this section meant the dismissal of a number of men, but the executive had authorised the engineer to proceed wttb some reticulation at No. 3 section, at an estimated cost of about £SOO. in order to give further work to those men.—Mr Belcher seconded Ihe motion for the adoption of the report, which was carried. The tenders of Mr A. Burk, of £l4 18s. for a draiii-in-comnion in Douglas street and Prince Albert road, and of £43 10s for a. drain-in-common in Dudley place and Braoview crescent, were accepted. Four tenders were received for area No. 2. Kaikorai, ami were referred to the engineer to report to the Works Committee. WAR NEWS. Will it come with a note of cheer? Will it come with a wail of woo? The word that we next may hear. Will it heat ten our hope nr our fear Wilh smve.-s of friend or of roe? Will it tel! of vi. torv won At a cog of carnage--how great? What, deeds of valor were clone. What risk- of .defeat weie run. F’l tin ho;;. 1' ami I of (V- State ? The World, with its loud n. claim, Hails the hero who wins the tight. And high on the scroll of Fame Witii names of victors hi? name In gilded letters will write, Put ah ! for the held that, we gain To miv foe a field must he lost : For the joy of triumph there's pain, For the sunshine of glory I hero's rain Of teais. to balance the cost. --Isaac Bassett Choate.

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DRAINAGE BOARD, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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DRAINAGE BOARD Issue 15699, 13 January 1915

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