News from Stanley

STANLEY, May 29.
Present—Messrs. A. Melville, J. P. (Chairman),P. Dowd, G. Faulkner, and D. Brady. Clerk appointed Registrar of Dogs for the district. Clerk to write to the Council of Upper Wakefield, calling their attention to the spread of the Scotch thistle in their district, and more especially in the neighbourhood of Mount Horrocks, and requesting them to endeavour to have them destroyed. Clerk to write to the Surveyor of the Central Road Board, explaining to him that the ford about to be made over Walkey Creek should be made on the western side of the Government Reserve instead of the eastern side. Payments, £1.