Wednesday 12th

It was a fine day. The Chairman & some of the members of the Country Council came over to confer as to what is to be done with the Stonebreaker, several settlers met them on the wharf in the afternoon in the wharf shed to discuss the matter. There was also a meeting of Ratepayers in the Hall in the evening, Mr Ja’ Greenwood occupied the chair, the Chairman of the County Council was also present, a motion unanimously carried that the Stonecrusher be sold and removed. There was a dance afterwards as a send off to Eddie Wyatt and Angus Dunning who are leaving tomorrow morning having volunteered their services to the home government in this war against Germany.