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Braidwood Review and District Advocate (Newspaper) - August 10, 1937, Braidwood, New South Wales James l. Garvey solicitor brai Woor office next to National theatre. Phone 107. P. J. Meyer & Marsden Manfred solicitors Montague Street Goulburn will visit Braidwood As required. Phone 98, Goulburn. Moon 8 phases new Moon August 6th. First Quarter August 14th. Full Moon August 22nd. Last Quarter August 29th. Braidwood review for the cause that lacks Abl stance for the wrong that needs resistance for the future in the distance. And the Good that we can do. Tuesday August 10. Talla Ganda Shire tree planting scheme Shel Ved till next year the monthly meeting coun was held on Friday or. A. U. Alley president being in the chair. The full Council was present excepting or. C. J. Roberts for whom an apology was tendered. Correspondence from the polite dejit., informing Council that there would he no objection to the appointment of Constable it. Lucas of Braidwood As inspector of slaughterhouses at Kerriga. This officer was appointed on the motion of cars. Garvey and j. Roberts. He is to receive the slaughtering fees. From the dept. Of main roads re estimate for planting of 120 Trees on Tarago Road within the old Munici Pality. It was understood by an offi cer of the dept. When discussing. The matter with the Shire Engineer that the planting would be in accordance with the plan previously prepared. The plan was to be revised somewhat in View of the altered position of the Telephone line. A later letter elated that owing to the reduced Road Width caused by the Telephone line being moved out Golden poplars would not lie suitable for planting. Lombardy poplars or Silver poplars Neve suggested. The Engineer said it should now be quite possible to Plant Golden poplars without interfering with the Telephone line. The maximum height of these was about 25ft. And the spread sift. Or. Smith it looks As if it will now not be possible to get on with this tree planting until the end of August which will be too late. It will be out of the question to do it this year. I la move the main roads Board he informed that the scheme will be gone on with next year. Seconded by or. Roberts and carried. Or. Garvey said this sort of thing had been going on for Over four years now and Council should tackle the question Early in june next year. The clerk asked was it intended to go on with the scheme suggested by the Public school. Hole3 had been prepared for the Trees. It was decide procure bums. ? ? Shiv or. Smith said a number of Ner Olga residents had clubbed together to Purchase about 20 Trees to Plant on the main Road there and asked for Council s consent. It was decided to approach the main roads Board re this. From the main roads dept., Gran Ting approval to the proposal for re decking Culvert in Wallace Street at a Cost of �28. From a. Sprague asking Permis Sion to carry out repairs at miss Bishop s residence in Lascelles Street. The clerk said he had Given this. His action was endorsed. From the dept. Of labour and Industry re proposed Grant of �2ul towards the Cost of fencing major s Creek Mountain estimated to Cost �376. Reminding Council that a re ply had i of been received to letter relative to the programme of works adopted by Council under the . Act. The clerk said he had Atten ded to this. From the dept. Of works and local govt. In reply to Council s let Ter to proposed Ordinary loan of �2000 for the purpose of Bridge construction stating that it would be necessary to have the approval of the main roads dept. To the plans and specifications before commence ment of the work. A Rotten Road from the dept. Of works and local govt., re communication to Hon. J. M. Cunningham from h. Mcrae asking for repairs to Road leading to his Sawmill la this Mcrae stated that tiie Shir had refused to help him contending it was not a Public to id despite the fact that it had been in Public use for nearly 90 years. Forty five years ago or. Shaw Road superintendent Laid out work costing nearly �200. Mcrae said he had 12 men employed but the roads were so Rotten that it was nearly impossible to get in and out of the Mill. Either the Road would have to be improved or he would be compelled to close Down. He had a special License which was Likely to be cancelled if he did t put through a certain amount of Timber. The clerk said Council had done every thing in its Power to have this Road proclaimed Public but the lands department had informed it that gaze Tal As such was not Warran Ted. Tip request had been turned Down twice. The Engineer said he had inspected the Road recently and got hogged once. The forestry department was doing some work on the rail from Monga to the Sawmill. The Road from the Sawmill to reids Dale was in fair Traff Cable order Mcrae having done some work on it himself. It was decide d to notify the dept. That Council had done every thing possible in connection with the Road. Till it was proclaimed a pub Lic Road no funds could be expended on in. From a. L. Burr Hon. Sec. Major s Creek p. And c. Association asking permission to Plant a number of Evergreen Trees along the Roadside in front of and adjacent to the Millie school. It was asked if coun cil would Supply tree guards or the Cost thereof. It was proposed to Plant approximately 10 Trees. Decided to Supply a dozen Trees and net Ting for the guards the association being empowered to procure suitable Trees. From o. E. Fletcher advising that his term of 12 months for keeping the roads and Bridges free from Rab bits had expired and asking if coun cil wished h in to continue. In reply to a question the clerk said Fletcher had been receiving �104 a year. Or. Kennedy claimed he had done Good work often saving the staff a lot or trouble by attending to Small urgent jobs on the roads. The Council was getting Good value for its Money and lie moved that Fletcher be ree gag de for a further 12 months. Or. Smitn said in certain times of the year Rab bits did t require much keeping Down and he suggested Fletcher should be put on the Council s staff under the Engineer s supervision. As far As he could see practically in every Bridge in the Shire where there were rabbits five years ago there were still rabbits to Day. The presi Dent i can t agree with you. The motion was seconded by or. Roberts and carried. From o. E. Fletcher offering to Purchase the old sanitary Waggon for �2/10/ if it was for Sale. Decided of accept his offer on the motion of cars. Roberts and Kennedy. From p. Byrne Charley s Forest stating that 10 or 12 of the residents had agreed to do a Day s work on the Road from Charley s Forest Post of fice turn off to 5 Ong Arlowe a Dis Tance of about eight Miles free if Council would Send a truck and Dri ver and a few picks and shovels to supplement the local Supply. Theve were a number of bad patches on the Roxal which would quickly become worse it not attended to. A very Good offer remarked the president. Decided. To accept the Oiler on the motion of cars. Smith and Kennedy i n sum of �2 being voted to cover i espouses. From up. F. Mcgrath Kerriga ask ing if it would be possible for him to i rent the Council s lorry for a Day for i he purpose of travelling a very rough Hill on the Timber Light Road near where it leaves the Willow Forest Road about three Miles from. Kerriga. This was the Only Road of Access to his property in that direction on which he paid a consider Able sum in rates each year. He would employ a gang of men to do All other work on the Hill and with the assistance of the lorry and Dri ver should be Able to do the work in a Day. Or. Smith said the Road was in a deplorable state. Or. Mcgrath As Well As others had been paying rates on their properties for years and years and it was Only fair coun cil should give them a hand. The president we should co operate by giving them the lorry free of charge. These people deserve every encouragement. Or. Smith it is not a pub Lic Road and we should fix a Nomi Nal charge say 5/. I move to this effect. Seconded by or. Garvey Ana carried. Beulah River from Helen Barton of Barton s safety coaches drawing attention to the very urgent need for a Bridge Over the Beulah River at Kerriga. For three weeks now the mail coaches had experienced much difficulty and delay owing to the Lack of pro per facilities for crossing. Mails had been held up for hours and Days the River Bing 7ft. And 10f. High. 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