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^Before adjourning, over the holidays the Darling-^Esuige Rciad' -Board.-was asked by the ^chairman :(Mr;?G4-Rv 'Dawson) . to con-', sidei?: the - expediericy . of ihusbandina the
resources oi jne board, -in* order to deal more .'effectively with unemployment in the' district.- It was necessary to curtail expenditure -and, at the «ame time to re lieve local distress, he. eaid, and he sug gested that the board's employees should be'put off lorya weefc or two, the amount saved being 'devoted to paying men f on sustenance - for work on . Abernethy-road, which -could: be. performed with, the aid of barrowg. After a- 'discussion it was re solved, on the motion of Mr.- Thorogood, that the whole of the board's employees, with the exception of the foreman, should be put off for 14 days, exclusive of gazet ted holidays, and. a iurther;-resolution was carried to. the effect that work on Aber nethy-road be/ carried out by the men eli gible for unemployment ^relief, under the irection^ of th'e foreman. ';' ','??'. ?