ABERCARN CHAMBER OF TRADE. ,\|1891-09-25|Pontypool Free Press and Herald of the Hills - Welsh Newspapers Online
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ABERCARN CHAMBER OF TRADE. A special meeting of the Abercarn Chamber of Trade was held at the Crown Hotel, Aber- carn, on Tuesday evening, Mr. John Thomas presiding, there being among those present Councillor Geo. Jones and Messrs. W. Thomas, J. Hughes, W. Hughes, and T. Howe. The meeting proceeded at the outset to elect a vi^e-president in the place of the late Mr. J. D. Jones, two being nominated for the position, viz., Councillor George Jones and Mr. William Jones. Abercarn Colliery, and on a division the latter was elected. The question of the neces- sity of a court room for police business again came up for discussion, and it was ultimately decided to appeal to the proper authorities at once, a committee consisting of Councillor Jones and Messrs. J. Thomas, W. Thomas, D. Jones, and T. S. Edwards being appointed to carry out the necessary arrangements for an interview with the joint committee of the County Council and Justices and the Head Constable. In the matter of the scarcity of justices in the imme- diate neighbourhood, the secretary (Mr. Howe) read a letter from the Duke of Beaufort, the Lord Lieutenant of the County, acknowledging receipt of the petition sent forward by the Chamber, praying for a further increase of resi- dent justices. A letter waa read from the secretary of the Blackwood Chamber of Trade, asking the support of this Chamber in an appeal now being made to the Great Western Railway for an improvement in the train service on the Pontypool Road and Swansea line by the addi- tion of an earlier train to Aberdare. Mr. W. Thomas pointed out I- tut-onah, in improremeo,i was sadly needed by the district at large. It Mmmmffthnt--at pxtmetik tone a train left Aberdare for Swansea at 7.10 a.m., and what was wanted was a connecting train to Aberdare, so that the journey to the West could be covered in the early hours of the day. A resolution was adopted supporting the appeal, and the secretary was instructed to write to the Great Western Railway Company accordingly, V

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