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We have just learned-we were going to say with surprise, but we have lived too long to be surprised at anything-that notice of a motion has actually been given this day by Doctor Jones for diminishing the present degree of publicity given to the expenditure of the county of Carmarthen. Sir James Williams, in con- demning a course-fraught with folly, and not even without dangerâwe are convinced, expressed the opinion of every honest man in the county who has a grain of common sense. That the mover in this mad step is moved by somebody else who is judicially blind is a con- jecture that suggests itself to us. "Quem Deus vult perdere priusquam dementat The proposal is a direct invitation to the Rebeccaism froIll which we have only just recovered. CARMARTHEN.âLast Friday a complaint against Mr. Olive, of the Golden Lion, was heard at the Town Hall. It was preferred by a dragoon bil- letted at that house, for refusing to supply him with a halfpennyworth of vinegar. Mr. Olive pleaded igno- rance of the law in extenuation, but Lieutenant Brown pressing decision, and the case having been fully proved, the magistrates imposed a fine of 40s. and costs. A resident in Water-street, who wishes to be tidy," says that his street and Goose-street are in a shocking bad state, and that opposite his house one fellow has a monster dunghill half as big as Clontarf; and that altogether there is no part of the town in which dirt and darkness so much demand to be done away with-The capital of the Welsh Railway was subscribed for on the 1st of Aprilt when the Foolometer was introduced; the shares are now at grass. We have considerable satisfaction in communicating a fact which reflects honour on a young gentleman in this town, whose professional proficiency has obtained for him a diploma from Apothecaries Hall. Mr. J. L. Williams, the eldest son of Eliezer Williams, Esq., surgeon, of this town, has passed the Hall, and been pronounced by the Examiners fully qualified to practice.- The new Master of Powell's School would have been down before but for his wife's indisposition- His prospectus, showing the terms on which private pupils will be admitted, and the mode of Education to be pursued, will be- published in this paper next week. EVIDENCE (SOUTH WALES).âHaving transferred so many interesting articles from our London contem- porary's columns to our own; and having also as is intimated in another column, no great affection for the Commissioners' evidence we postpone until next week the publication of any more of it. TOWN COUNCIL.-At the meeting of the Carmarthen Town Council last Tuesday, there were present:âThe Mayor, Messrs. W. G. Thomas, J. Morse, Geo. Daviesp Geo. Philipps, J. G. Philipps, E. B. Warren, S. Tar- drew, J. Jenkins, E. Morris, John Lewis, and J. Adams. The subject of the contemplated improvements in the Town Hall was brought before the council. It waS said that every Judge who has attended at the Assizes of late years has complained of the inconvenience of the hall. A councillor deemed it advisable that the mayor should wait upon the county magistrates at the Quarter Sessions, and represent the matter to them.- The mayor said that in Mr. John Jones's life time a plan had been approved of, and it was agreed that the county should pay two thirds, and the borough one third of the expense attendant upon the proposed alter- ations and improvements. This agreement, howedr, had not been acted upon in consequence of the dis- turbances. The Town Clerk said the Judge at the late Assizes had spoken to Col. Trevor about the incon- venience of the Town Hall. Col. Trevor answered him by saying that a plan had been approved of by the county magistrates, and that the proposed alterations would be carried into effect as soon as the funds would permit. It was finally arranged that the mayor should wait on the county magistrates at their Quarter Sessions, and ascertain their views on the subject.-The Town Clerk announced that he had written to Mr. David Morris respecting his mortgage of the tolls of the markets, and had received an answer. Mr. Morris waS quite willing, in order to facilitate the negotiation now in progress for raising a sum of money to erect the Carmarthen New Markets, to give up his claim upon the tolls. The mayor said that in addition he had to state that as the council would have to pay only 4 per cent interest for the money they now purposed borrow* ing, Mr. M. would take the same rate of interest for his mortgage money, in lieu of the 5 per cent he was entitled to.-A conversation relative to the consoli- dation of the two Free Schools in the town took place, but no motion resulted from it.-It was arranged that the filling up of the vacancies at Powell's Free School should take place on Tuesday. There are already about 30 applications. The mayor announced that he had received a letter from Mr Fowler, en- closing three plans of the market, marked A. B. and C- That marked C. was the original plan, that marked B. was the plan the executing of which would cost £ 5,784; and that marked C. was new plan by which the building of the markets was to be effected for E5,000, Messrs. Adams being willing to undertake the contract for that sum. Mr. Fowler iIll- pressed upon the council the necessity of speedily signing the contracts, as there was every probability of a rise in the prices of all kinds of materials.âMr. G. Thomas observed that the first plain only covered 33,000 feet, while the last covered 63,000 feet It was unreasonable to suppose that the plan had been in- creased so as to cover nearly double the quantity of land.-Mr. Morse said that if a plan had been so altered as to become a new plan, the council should act as if there had never been a plan before. He was quite sure that nothing short of advertising for fresh con* tracts altogether could satisfy the town. They were not justified in cutting down plans to suit the diettin" Of an architect.-Mr. W. G. Thomas was of opinioll that it had been a higgledy piggledy" business from beginning to end.Mr. Simons said that the plan which Mr. Fowler now sent as the original plan was not the original plan. A place had been reserved for carts, that spot was not in the plan now sent. Mr. George Phillips thought l\'1t. Fowler had better have given up the original plan, ad the council wished to see it.Mr. Geo. lbavies moved the adoption of the plan A. This having been seconde3 was carried.-Mr. Geo. Davies moved that the tende of Messrs. Adams to do the work for E5,000 be accepted. Mr. Geo. Phillips thought that fresh contracts ought to be advertised for. Mr. Morse said that there was an impression abroad in the town that instead of contract- ing with Messrs. Adams, the council were driving II bargain with the architect himself. The only way to do away with that impression was to have fresh tender for the work.-The mayor did not see the advantage of such course. Mr. Warren wished to know whethe the council would be safe in closing the contracts befor; the ground was in their possession. The Town Cle* said the contracts would be entered into conditionally* Mr. Morse then moved as an amendment that no con- tracts be entered into until the council had the pos. session of the ground, and that when in possessjollo fresh contracts be entered into. This amendwen having been seconded by Mr. Geo. Phillips, was put to the meeting, there appeared for Mr. Davies's motion 7, for the amendment 5, Mr. Tardrew declining to vote: A short conversation ensued about appointing a Sur, veyor to superintend the work on behalf of the counc A resolution was then entered into that Mr. Fo*y should be written to for the purpose of ascertaining what his charges would be, and that he be given to  derstand that no more than 5 per cent. would be gilreo him. Mr. Geo. Phillips said that Mr. Fowler had le a the council at their meeting to understand that he proposed charging for his travelling expences, over and above his charge of 5 per cent. The Town Clerk said that he had introduced the subject when Mr. Fowl"f was present in order that an understanding migbt be come to on the subject. In answer to a question I%'to who would have to pay for the extra journeys that gf' Fowler had taken to explain the plans to the coUl?^ Mr. Geo. Davics said that Mr. Fowler had brought t? trouble and expence on himself by altering the Mr. Morse said that it was evident the council had f contracting privately under a new plan. Mr. IFO%V let was the negotiating factotum for the contract, a d real contractors were said to be Messrs. Adams and Fowler. No more business of public importance ,V a 1; transacted, and the council shortly afterwards adjoi? ned.

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