The Maori Hill Fire Board met yesterday, there being present—Messrs S. X. Bnv.vn (in the chair). E. S. Clarke, W. 1. Bolnni, .T. It. v'anCT®, and A. M‘Millan. ,MA.««rs Turnbull and Jones wrote stating that they had tested the lire alarms, and a!! had registered correctly. The superintendent, in Us renoit, stated Hint th? brigade had attended an alarm of fire at Canningtou on December 12. A slight amount of damage was done to .■ Hack of timber. Fireman Carswell bad been appointed foreman in place of Mr Johncon resigned. The report contained an application for two three year certificates, and one tiro-year bar, for members of the brigade. The report was adopted. The Christchurch Fire Board wrote with reference to the compulsory installation of automatic fir.; alarms in large warehouses, business premises, j-laees of amusement? etc. It was decided that the board approve of the installation of alarms in • warehouses and business promises, and would bo pleased to support the Christchurch Board to that extent. The hank overdraft was stated to be £23 19s 9d. Voting by registered employers’ unions I for the election of a- representative on the Arbitration Court Bench is now proceed- I itig, and will'conclude on the 27th inst.
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