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JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

MEETING OF ASSOCIATION. The Executive Committee of the Canterbury Justices of the Peace Association met last evening, Mr H. Holland presiding. A letter from Mr J. B. Christian, of Ashburton, was received stating that at a meeting of Justices of the Peace in Ashburton the wish was expressed that a branch of the association should be formed in that district, and that it should be afllliatcd to the parent body in Christchurch. It was decided that Mr Holland should discuss the matter at a conference to be held at Ashburton on Saturday. It was reported that a letter of congratulation had been sent out to the new appointees to the Commission of the Peace, and that out of the 20 appointed 14 had joined the association. The total membership was now 108. A communication wos received from Mr Justice Herdman intimating that he was willing to become patron of the association. Arrangements were made for another members' social, also for a welcome to be tendered to Mr P. L. Rollings, S.M., who is succeeding Mr V. G. Day, S.M., at Timaru.

It was reported by the secretary (Mr J. R. Brunt) that 20,000 conies of the address recently delivered by Mr S. E. McCarthy, S.M., had been printed, and that 5000 had been distributed. Arrangements were made for the distribution of the balance.

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Sun, Sun, Volume VI, Issue 1746, 18 September 1919

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JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. Sun, Volume VI, Issue 1746, 18 September 1919

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