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i HAY GUARDIANS. 1 Thursday—Present, the Rev. W. E. T. Mor- gan (chairman), the Hon. Mabel Bailey, the Rev. D. Morgan, the Rev. Hubert Griffith, Messrs. John Davies (vice-chairman), C.Butcher, H. Yorath, T. J. Stokoe. J. W. Jon§s. E. D. Weaver. W. V. Pugh. J. Hutton. D. Wall, J. Gittoes. James Davies..and Hugh Price. QUARTERLY RELIEF STATEMENTS. Quarterly returns made by the two relieving officers gave the following particulars :—Mr. Batto's district—cost £ l(>o 3s. Id., correspond- ing quarter for last year, JE150 Is. I Od. aver- age number of recipients ïO. corresponding quarter 73. Mr. Weale's district-cost Csli li's. 5d. corresponding quarter £ 71 lis. td. average number of recipients 3f», corresponding- quarter 31. Replying to Mr. J. W. Jones, the Clerk (Mr. R. T. Griffiths) said the increased cost was accounted for by the grant of more cash relief and the rise in the cost of food. MASTERS SALARY. The Clerk informed the Board that in con- sequence of the change in the office of matron. it was necessary that the master (Mr. F. Powell) should be re-appointed. Mr. John Davies moved that the re-appoint- ment be made on the existing terms, and the Rev. H. Griffith seconded. Mr. Stokoe moved as an amendment that the salary be increased by J;15 per annum. He said Mr. Powell had been master for consider- ably over 2.0 years, and under his management the house was a model institution. The present emoluments were very small, and they should take the opportunity of. the re-appointment to increase them. Mr. Butcher pointed out that they could not make an increase without notice of motion. Mr. Stokoe withdrew his amendment and gave notice, and the re-appointment resolution was carried. It was stated that the Master, aged 49, had been placed in Grade 2. and it was resolved that the Chairman and Clerk should support an application to retain him in the service of the I Board. SUPERANNUATION ALLOWANCE. The Clerk reported that the actual amount of superannuation allowance payable to Miss Williams, late matron, was 927 Is. 2d. yearly, and the amount due from her as contributions for the period when it was thought she could not qualify for superannuation was £ 1-1- 4s. 4d. ONE MEAT TENDER. Only one tender for meat was received, from Mrs. Lewis, and this was accepted. It was reported that Mrs. R. T. Griffiths had been appointed president of the Boarding Out Committee. On the suggestion of the House Committee it was agreed to increase the wages of Mrs. Edwards, laundress, and Miss Badham, semp- stress, from l/t> to 2/<> per working dav.

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