STANLEY, January 6.
Present— The Chairman, Councillors J. Nykiel, and P. Smith. Circular received from Crown Lands Office re amending the Bush Fires Act. Hours for burning stubble fixed at 4 to 8 p.m. from February 14. £1 1s to be subscribed to the Home for Incurables. Audited accounts and balance-sheet for the past half year produced, read, and adopted. Main roads to be inspected. Mintaro pound to be temporarily closed, pending appointment of poundkeeper in place of J. McDermott deceased. Board of Health.—Secretary reported the death of Sanitary Inspector. Mr. George Scarfe appointed at £7 per year. Works ordered—Tenders for main road maintenance, and for 6 chains of metal on Farrell’s Flat, north of Cope’s. Receipts, £38 9s 8d ; payments, district fund, £31 2s