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DOVEY, MAWDDACH, AND GLASLYN FISHERIES MEETING OF CONSERVATORS AT BARMOUTH. The annual meeting of the Board of Conservators of the Dovey, Mawddach, and Glaslyn Fisheries was held at the Police Station, Barmoutb, on Thursday afternoon last. On the proposition of Dr. John Jones, Dolgelley, Mr G. H. Ellis, Penmount, Festiniog, was re-appointed chairman. On the proposition of Mr H. Davies. Mr J. R. Owen, Portmadoc, was re-elec- ted vice chairman. CONDOLENCE. I A vote of condolence was passed with the family of the late Alderman John Evans, J.P., Tanrhiw, a member of the Board since its inception. IMPROVEMENT OF FISH PASSES On the motion of Mr Liew. Davies, seconded by Dr. John Jones, it was de- cided to apply again to the Development Commissioners for a grant towards the improvement of fish passes, the matter being left in the hands of Dr. Fleurie and Mr Bonsall, Aberystwyth. WESTERN SEA FISHERIES I BOARD. Captain Hickson, Beddgelert, was ap. pointed a representative on the Western Sea Fisheries Board. NET FISHING IN THE ARTRO. Permission was granted to net bass in the river Artro conditionally upon two members of the Board and the river watcher being present. It was explained that this course was already adopted in the Glaslyn River in regard to mullet. ALLEGED POLLUTION OF THE LERRY. The Clerk (Mr D. Oswald Davies) read several letters from anglers in Borth, Cardiganshire, complaining of pollution of the river Lerry, owing, it was alleged, to the working of the Talybont Lead Mine. It was resolved to communicate with the owners of the mine, and also to forward oopies of the correspondence to the Cardiganshire County Council. A SUMMONS WITHDRAWN. Mr R. C. Anwyl called attention to the faet that the Dovey Fishery Club were adversely criticised in the district from Machynlleth to Dinas Mawddwy in re- gard to the withdrawal of a summons. The ChairmanâI acaept full respon- sibility for signing the summons at the request of the Clerk,, but when I perused the evidence subsequently and being a lawyer I came to the opinion that "no Bench would convict on such flimsy evidence which was so conflicting. I therefore used my discretion in with- drawing the summons. The matter then dropped, the Chair- man desiring it to be made public that the Dovey Club bad nothing whatever to do with the withdrawal of the sum- mons. FINANCE. A net credit balance of £18 8s. Gd. was reported.

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