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SHOCKING ACCIDENT ON THE RAILWAY.

RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL.

I I PARISH COUNCIL.

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SIR COURTENAY BOYLE AND LORD…

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SIR COURTENAY BOYLE AND LORD PENRHYN. THINKING that Sir Courteney Boyle might perhaps give a mors deta-ilad. answer to the charges broagh against him in the House 0f Commons on Thursday night for his official part as Permanent Secretary of the Board of Trade in the Penrhyn quarry dispute, a repre- sentative of the 'Westminster Gazette' called at the Board of Trade on Friday morning :â 'On the personal aspect of the question,' said Sir Courtenay, I have nothing to say. Mr. Bromley Davenport had a perfect right to make what statements he thought fit As to the specfic charge on my official character in withholding part of the correspondence between the man and the Board of Trade from Lord Penrhyn, I am quite willing to add a few words, in defence of my official character, to what Mr. Ritchie said last night in the House. I may state, in the first place, that the full text of all the important letters touching the dispute in question which passed between the Board of Trade and the men were sent to Lord Penrhyn, and in every case the substance of the letter, when it was not of sufficient importance to be sent in full, was communicated to Lord Pen- rhyn. 4 But did not Lord Penrhyn ask to see the entire correspondence ?' 'Not until very late in the day. We re- ceived no request from Lord Penrhyn that the correspondence betveen the Board and the men should be forwarded to him until we had his letter of December 28th, in which he attached importance to the fact that lu had not been furnished with a copy of the correspon- dence between the Board and the men. I then wrote to Lord Penrhyn, and told him that as far as I knew no communication had passed between the Board and the men the substance of which had not been communicated to him. And I asked him to specify which letter he had in his mind.' 'But, Sir Courtenay, I do not see how Lord Penrhyn could do that.' W hy not!' answered Sir Courtenay. I His Lordship had the substance of every letter which I had received from the men in his pos- session, and he could also refer to the press, local and otherwise, where the correspondence was for the most part published. So that ib was not impossible for him to specify which letter he desired to see its full text. But when he objected to my suggestion, and expressed a desire to see the entire correspondence, I com- plied with his request as soon as possible, and a few days later Lord Penrhyn received the correspondence in full.' One more point, Sir Courten-,ty-vili.at about that Labour correspondent.' For myself, I received one letter from him, which was of no value. The existence of these secretaries, as Mr. Ritchie pointed out, is nec- essary, but not in the least relevant to the present question. Finally, I may add that he Board of Trade does not wish to form or express any opinion as to the merits of the case, but their only object is to bring the unhappy dispute to an amicable settlement.'

PROPOSED NEW CHURCH AT COLWYN.

A COLWYN BAY SLANDER CASE.

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A WELSH SCHOOL BOARD AND THE…

AMATEUR CONCERT.

COWLYD WATER BOARD.