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Present— AH. Mr. Kemp to be written to that his offer te complete survey of Cemetery Reserve at Milang was accepted. Mr. Black waited on Council to know if they would allow
him something for overwork on road near Messrs. Varcoe's. To be considered next meeting, as work is not completed. Mr. Rogers wrote, stating that obstruction complained of had been removed. Clerk to write Mr. Rogers requesting leave to cart planking over his land. Cb&irman requested to obtain a legal opinion as to power of Council to dispose by lease of E-rtion of waste lands of district known as eedy Point The Clerk reported having written j to Mr. John Crawford re removing timber I without leave from district roads. Receipts, £1818s.8d. ? BAROSSA EAST, July 26. Present— AIL Mr. Potter tendered hu resig ' nation as Councillor. Not accepted. Constables' 1 list confirmed, and Messrs. G. Gramp, Rowland's ; Flat, and H. Bockmann, Barossa Mount, : selected. G. Koch requested Council to sell road | between Sections 3122 and 1964. Road not to be sold. Mr. Krieg to be requested to clear water ; course on his land near Lyndoch. Mr. Hermann : reported that Neumann had repaired ford near ; Schenke's for £2105. BLYTH, Jdly26. Present— Crs. B, Roberts, C. Clark, J. | Shepherd, T. Williams, and J. C. Lawson. Mr. I J. Shepherd appointed Chairman. Circular I received from Crown Lands Office re Hesperides | immigrant ship. G. Lehmann applied for liberty to clear road by Section 79. Granted. Cr. Lawson deputed to let filling of ruts by Kenny's section. Accounts passed for payment: —O. Clark's, P. Scales's, R. B. Page's, and Tilbrook's. Spoondrain, &c, on road near Herrun's to be made. Clerk to revise assessment Councillors to meet on road near Nottle's to ascertain what repairs are needed. Receipts, £20; payments, £61 14s. 5d. BURNSIDE, Jdly 12. ' Present— Crs. Lockwood (in chair), Crane, and
Murray. Messrs. iSirkin, Wark, and uowett wrete, calling attention to serious inconvenience they have sustained by the huge flow of water from the Asylum Section into Section 254, Park side, inundating their premises, and asking Council to form Fountain-road; to be con sidered at next meeting. Clerk to take steps against removal of sand from district roads. Few loads of gravel to be put on Upper-road, Burnside. Clerk reported non-payment into Bank of Government grant in aid; enquiries to be made at Treasury. Payments, £35 5s. TALUNGA, July 26. Present — Messrs. F. Hannaford, R. Hanna, H. Ratbjrin, and W. Fawcett Mr. F. Hanna ford re-elected Chairman and Treasurer. Clerk re-engaged as Collector and Inspector. Mr. Ratbgan to examine roads [near Cahill's, also smelting works, and report next meeting. DALKEY, July 12. Election Mbeting.— Messrs. Hutton, Fisher, and Downs were elected Councillors, and Messrs. Wood and Robinson Auditors. Cotoch. Mbetino. — Present— Crs. Spots, wood, Hutton, Tracer, and Fisher. Mr. Spots wood re-elected Chairman. Consideration of tenders for Clerkship postponed to 26th instant Crs. Fisher and Hutton to inspect rooms offered for use of Council. Receipts, £9 15s. DALKEY,July26. Present— All. One appeal against scrub assess ment; informal. M. Kitto appealed on behalf of his son; Council had no power to alter. Mr. Hatton to be Treasurer for Councfl. Constables' list to be circulated. J. Spotswood withdrew his tender for clerkship. Mr. Klaehn (appointed Clerk, Collector, and Registrar of Dogs, at £40 per annum. DUBLIN, July 26, Present— All but Cr. Diment Cr. P. J. Loveday elected Chairman and Treasurer. Tenders accepted — W. Bythman, east of Hallion Section, 2s. 3d. per chain; W. Reid, Wild Horse-road, 2s. Id. per chain; W. Ford Arnold's section, at 2s 6d. per ohain; J. Hurst, the Germans' Section, at 2s. 2d. per chain. The following reads to be cleared — North of Sections 62, 830, and a portion of 331, east of Section 92, and south of Section 341. Surveyor instructed to examine and report on roads to shipping places. Assessment laid on table. Meeting of ratepayers to adopt a rate to be called. J. Webb found raising stone on the three-chain reserve near Cemetery; cautioned that if again caught would be prosecuted. Receipts, £20 14s. payments, £22 2s. IA8T TORRENB, Jdly 27. Present— Messrs. Wotton, Moulds, and Cock. Mr. Pizey wrote, asking Council to finish the fencing on road intersecting Section 1107. He also stated that he was desirous of erecting a bridge over the creek on reserve between his residence and Section 1107, and make approach to his land from road near Mr. Giles's. Deferred for consideration of full Council. Receipts, £6 14s.; payments, £,% 12s. JOHUNGA, Jclt 26. Present— AIL Memorial from ratepayers of Crafers Ward, asking for erection of a public Pound at Stirling East; granted. Clerk te get out specification for same. Works ordered — Metalling and widening side-cutting on Hus sions' s ? road ; forming and gravelling on Schunke's-road; forming road through the 69 acres on Kavanagh's-road. Council revised assessment. Clerk to prepare necessary copies. Slaughtering licence granted to Mr. C. Masters. Receipts, £61 Is. 6d.; payments, 1NCOUNTER BAY, July 24. Present— Cre. L. Y. Tite, Prosser, McDoujjall, and Stone. Contracts completed— Henderson and Bennett, bridge, Waitpiuga; McKenzie and Baaner, works, Albert-place. Contracts in pro gress—Abel Gray ; several contracts Mount Cone road. Works ordered— Widening Yanka lilla-road, Port Victor; clearing scrub road near Mr. Jagger's road ; road near the mill, Encounter Bay ; road near east side of New land's Hill ; cleaning gorse ; cutting drains ; making culvert near cemetery ; clearing road through section 1303, Waitpiuga; also road, Sandy Hill, near Belt of Gums. Council re vised assessment Mr. McDougall arranged for lowering road near Harbour Hotel. Publio Pound closed. Balance-sheet approved ; to be printed. Payments, £42 3s. 2d. FLAXMAN'S VALLEY, July 24. Present—All but Cr. Doddridge. D. Radford wrote claiming proceeds of sale of impounded cattle ; to be informed that proof of ownership of cattle must be given before amount can be claimed. Crown Lands Office sent Mr. Kri chauff's pamphlet "On Forest Cultivation." Messrs. J. Johnson and G. Schultz chosen to serve as constables. Work ordered— Ford and retaining wall near Edge's; repairs Radford's Corner and side-drain opposite Heggie's Wool shed; dayman instructed to remove tree near Steinau Chapel.
GILBERT, Jult 12. Frewnt-Crs. W. Gill and M. Hondo*. Ko quorum, July 26. Present— Crs. Hannaford. Hall, G2L, Hondo*/, and Mclnemey. Vote of thanks to retiring Chairman, Mr. J. M. Sliott Mr. J. S. Haana* ford elected Chairman. Clerk reported accounts and laid balance-sheet on table. Mr. Inglis re appointed Surveyor. Letter from Secretary Tarlee School Committee asking for donation promised. Cheque to be forwarded. Circular from Commissioner of Crown Lands re Dog Act, Steps to be taken to enforce same. Council to revise assessment Memorial protesting against closing of roads leading to Roman Catholic Cemetery, Navan, Clerk to reply, intimating that Council had no intention to close roads. Letter from Mr. Whillas, oertifying as to com pletion of work by Mr. James Goodridge. To stand over. Memorial from ratepayers No. 4 Ward. Referred to Surveyor. Receipts, £30 18a.; payments, £29 5a. lid. HIGHERCOMBE, July 26. Present— Messrs. C. Kolwes, J. Possingham, W. Gollop, J. Banks, and J. Pitman. C. Kolwes re-elected Chairman; J. Possingham elected Treasurer ; J. Gollop, jun., appointed Clerk, Supervisor, &c. Assessment revised, Cotstables list confirmed, and Messrs. W. Hunt, C. Wohlers, G. Atterton, and G. Johns chosen Constables. Declaration of trust of Hope Valley and Houghton Schoolhouses, &c, signed and forwarded to Education Board. Work on Torrens Gorge road in progress. Application for repairs to New Reservoir road to be inspected. Receipts, £14 4s.; payments, £30 7s. 2d. MOUNT BRYAS, July 27. Present— Crs. Hallett, Dunstan, Collins, and Thomas. Cr. Hallett elected Chairman. Mr. Dawson's resignation to be accepted. W. Dun stan'B tender accepted for contract 1, and Mr. W. Thomas's for contract 2. Auditor's fee to be £1 Is. each ; Returning Officer's, £2 2s. ; and Poll Clerk's, £1 Is. Mr. Henry applied for leave to close road ; Messrs. Dunstan and Thomas to inspect and report next mooting, also to inspect road Mr. Harry wished repaired. Slaughtering licences to be £1, and Clerk's fee to be 2s. 6d. Council to take necessary steps for exchange of road north of Sections 252-4-5-6 for road north of Section 123-4-5, provided Mr. Gilbert pay costs. Messrs. Thomas and Collins to inspect road near Mount Bryan. MOrjJNT CRAWFORD, July 26. Present— Messrs. W. Gilbert, H. J. Kramer, G. Dew, C. Snellgrove, and W. Stanley. Mr. William Gilbert elected Chairman and Treasurer. Messrs. Stanley and Kramer inspected road between Springfield and main line to Blumberg, and put man on to repair same. Deputation to meet Mr. Polden at Pound on Wednesday week to inspect road requiring repairs. Assessment to be revised next Council, Messrs. Murray and GOmour to be invited to assist New By-law to be considered. Clerk to write to Central Road Board asking them to repair Kangaroo Gully road as it is on schedule of main roads Receipts, £70 0s. 8d.; payments, £26 6s. 6d. MUDLA WIRRA SOUTH, July 26. Present— Crs. Winckel, Pederick, Angley, Konzeg, and Folland. Mr. F. bis Winckel elected Chairman. Dr. R. Ryley appointed Surgeon for destitute poor of district J. Helps to be allowed to take sand from White Hillj con
ditionally, vesspooi at wiuasion oonooi to do covered. Assessment to be revised. Inspector to report on holes, Kangaroo Flat Payments, £537s. 6d.; receipts, £3 5s. MUNNO PARA WEST, July 20. Present— Ail. Mr. W. Wingate, jun., stated he had cleared south approach to crossing over Gawler River. Dyke to be made to prevent water from damaging metal near same place. Cr. Coker and Overseer to inspect road near Salisbury Bridge, and have nec9ssary work done to prevent water from Para River injuring road. Council gave consent for Mr. J. Riggs to fence across road not used near his block, provided gates are placed at each end. Twelve constables for present year chosen. Payments, £61 19s. ; receipts, £19 10s. NAIRNE, July 26. Present— All. Letter from Crown Land Office, stating that portion of Seotion 496, Monarto, had been set apart for cemetery. Capt Prisk, of Callingtoo, applied for a licence for right of search for minerals on Callington reserve. Granted. At annual meeting of rate payers held this date Is. rate was adopted on the present assessment Receipts, £65 13s.; pay ments, £99 11s. lOd. ONKAPARINGA, July 16. Present— Crs. Newman, Weylan, Altmann, and Pye. Mr. Newman elected Chairman. Clerk produced balance-sheet; approved. Clerk to prepare new assessment. Road con tracts to be discontinued for one month. Receipts, £63 15s. 6d. PORT GAWLSR, July 26. Present— AIL Cr. R. Day elected Chairman and Treasurer. Several roads to be repaired. Inspector to have any urgent work done, not to exceed £5. Inspector to meet Chairman a&d examine if water can be let off road between West's and McFarlane's. Request of Lewiston School teacher for extra desk and form to be complied with. Request of Two Wells school teacher to have school allotment fence repaired to stand over. Clerk reappointed. Inspector to furnish an estimate of cost of fencing Ceme tery. Contractors granted leave to proceed with contracts. PROSPECT, July 24. Present— All. Mr. Burrage complained that Mr. Duall had not complied with Council's order to remove fence in Islington, unlawfully put up by him. Chairman reported taking legal advice thereon, to the effect that Mr. Burrage had the power in his own hands, as tenant, to pull down fence. Clerk laid draft of revised assessment on table. The usual copies to be made and gazetted. Overseer to prepare estimates of new works required. Receipts, £10; payment, £5. QUEENSTOWN AND ALBERTON, July 26 Present— All. Collector reported rates and dog fees collected since last meeting, £17 6s. 6U Central District wrote Local Road Board agree ing to repair culvert end Kent-street, Alberton, R. Evans, Wasley's, wrote, desiring to be in formed amount of rates due by him ; referred to Collector. Clerk reported a conviction ob tained in Police Court, Port, against a carter for illegally removing sand from the district, Mr. Dempster having represented the Council. Pay ments, £30 Os. lOd. RHYN1E, July 24. Present— All. Mr. D. Howard elected Chair man and Treasurer. J. McBride paid £5 on account of Contract 8; P. Walsh, £9 7s., Con tract 11; M. Grimes, £3 10s., Contract 10; J. Bojne, £6 14s. 3d., Contract 2; R. Edwarda,£2, fencing; D. Cogan, £1, for ford near Fisher's. M. Grimes's tender aocepted for Contract 13, £4; Contract 15 to stand over. J. Plew'B tender for Contract 17 accepted, £12. Mr. J. Bumble was duly appointed Clerk, Collector, Overseer of Works, &c. Forming and metalling to be done near Mr. W. Bowden's, and at Section 200, Macaw Creek; forming and metalling between Harvey's Creek and Woolshed ChapeL Mr. McMartin allowed 25s. for repairs at Macaw Creek. A rate was carried of P|d. in the £ on the assessment. Receipt?, £5 5a. Id. ; payments, £47 5s. ? SOUTH RHINE. July 26. Present — AIL Tenders accepted— Forming road,?Srjring Creek Bridge, P.Miller, jun., fe. 6i per chain; making footbridge across the Rhine, G. Goon, £3; Mr. Starrick applied to have road repaired near English Church; to be attended to. Road to be repaired near Pumpa and Trem litt'e, the expense not to exceed £3. Deputa tion waited on Councfl asking for deviatien to be made through Mr. Royal's land near Springton ; Council declined to deal with the matter, and appointed to meet deputation on Monday, AuguBt 9, at 1.30 p.m. Constables chosen— Messrs. Burke and W. H. Tremlitt for Eden Valley and J. Bollard and C. Nitschke for Sprit'gton. Receipts, £21; payments, £28 7s. 2d. — — STANLEY, June 19. Present— The Chairman and Messrs. J. Brown and T. Horgan. Applications for repairs be tween Sections 351 a&d 309, Upper Wake
field To be attended to as soon as fund* permit Works ordered— Repairs to creek * near Terr's ; drain to be dug in Stein-street Beonpte, £1 13s. ; payment*, £65. STEPNEY, Jult 22. Present— All. Clerk reported that assessment had been posted up at different places; and that there were no appeals against it Assessment to be confirmed. TEATREE GULLY, July 26. Present— All Mr. J. Daw appointed Chair man and Treasurer ; Mr. Wm. Haines reap pointed ClerkjCollector, Registrar of Doge, and Overseer of Works. The following contracts finished satisfactorily :—H. Haywood, outting and filling Roberts's-road : J. Powor, gravelling Smith's-road. Constables list oonurmed, ana Messrs. Wm. Gardiner, J. MoNiool, J. Redding, J. Rehn, J. Sawtell, J. McUilton, jun., and P. Walsh appointed. Clerk to revise assessment. Council agreed that if Para Wirra Council would repair boundary-road, Hermitage, from Wear ing's Bridge north they would repair south part. Mr. J. lithgow aeked for repairs on Salisbury road. To be done. Mr. Wm. Roberts asked for cutting and filling, Roberte's-road. To be inspected. Collector stated that he had received £13 3s. 6d. from the Poundkeeper, Pound sale*. New boards to be obtained for the Pound. Clerk empowered to allow the removal of dangerous stumps. Mr. Doswell to proceed with deviation at Stony Pinch. Payments, £89 14s. 6d. TUNGKILLO, July 24. Present— Messrs. Baker, Dinntson, Aokland, Paecb, and Wegener. Mr. Dinaison elected Chairman. Clerk reappointed. Various roads damaged by late rains to be attended to. Pay. ments, £31 8s. WILLUNGA, July 26. Present— Messrs. T. Atkinson, Bastian, W. McMurtiie, Semmons, M. Chambers. Mr. T. Atkinson elected Chairman. Mr. Atkinson to have watercourse repaired near target Mr. Bastian to have about eight loads of stone for building side wall in creek near Mr. R. Eaton's, also to have ruts filled in township. Hill's and Taylor's Bridges to bo attended id. Mr. Chambers reported having let 28 chains clearing near Grigg's Section to A. Yate's for the sum of £3. Receipts, £31 5s. YATALA NORTH, July 19. Present— All. JLetter from Crown Lands Office requesting Council to carry out provisions of Dog Aot strictly. To be attended to. Books and balance-sheet audited. Depasturing licence fees to be same as last year. No person to be allowed to remove sand from Cokor'sroad without permission from Council. W. Judd appointed Banger. Various works ordored. Receipts, £25 4s. 61; payments, £13 83. PORTLAND E3TATE, July 13. Present— AIL Mr. R. King re-elected Chair* man ; Messrs. Wfllcocks and Miohio, Works' Committee ; James Casey, day labourer ; and Daniel Logg, ranger. Vote of thanks passed to retiring Councillors. Ratepayers Meeting.— Mr. Henry Weman moved to the chair. Mr. David Weman pro posed and Mr. Wm. Moon seoonded— ' That a fair amount of the rates be expended in the front of the district for improving Bame and pro venting nuisances.' Mr. Wfllcocks proposed and Mr. Pudney seconded— 'That no resolution relative to the matter be entertained bvthia
meeting, but that too subject be left in the hands of the Council.' Mr. Willcocks's proposition carried by a large majority. The desirability of supporting the Port Corporation and adjoining districts in the matter of a cemetery was attended to.