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BARRY AND CADOXTON BURIAL BOARD. The usual monthly meeting of the above Board was held at the Market-hall Offices, Barry, on Tuesday night. There were present Messrs. J. Robinson (chairman), B. G. Dav.ies, G. Garnett, William Thomas. R. S. Robinson," J. Barstow, Dr. 1 Powell, Revs. J. Price, and G. LI. Williams, and Mr. G. F. Willett (clerk's deputy).—The Clerk's financial report for the past month showed that there had been 28 burials, and that the financial position had been—receipts from burial fees. £ 17 3s.: expenditure, £ 10 lIs; being the best figures the cemetery fees; had reached for some time.—Mr. B. G. Davies proposed, and Mr. Barstow seconded, that the caretaker should be authorised to obtain two wooden shoots to carry off the water from the grave pumps.—The following bills were passed :—Clerk's petty cash, £10; clerk's salary, £3 15s. A. Owen, second prize for chapel plans, :Z5 .5s.; Wm. Barron, trees and shurbs. £15 lis. 5d.; Barry Railway Co.. 63 tons of screenings. £9 9s. Woodham and Sons, hauling. £8 18s. 3d. J. Williams and Sons, pump. £3 caretaker's assistant, 16s. The accounts of the clerk and treasurer were examined and found correct. Tenders were received for the covering of the caretaker's lodge with glass as follows :—J. A. Manton, Barry Dock, £ 6 15s.: H. R. Paull. Cadoxton. £ 5 15s. Morgan Bros.. £ 4 10s. Oakey and Son. £2 15s.-J.fr. B. G. Davies suggested that the tender of Mr. Paull should be accepted, and remarked that Mr. Paull would only begetting 15s. profit on the work, if his tender was accepted.— Rev. J. Price How do you know that.'—Mr. B. G. Davies said he knew it very well.—Rev. J. Price moved that the tender of Messrs. Morgan Bros. should be accepted^—Mr. J. Barstow seconded. Mr. B. G. Davies moved as an amendment that Mr. Paull's tender should be accepted. — Mr. R. S. Robinson seconded.—Messrs. Davies. Robin- son, and Powell were the only members who voted for the amendment, while all the others voted against, consequently the tender of Messrs. Morgan Brothers was accepted.—The sub-committee reported that they had gone into the question of the tenders for the broad-wheeled cart, and recommended that the tender of Mr. D. Farrow, wheelwright, Holton, for the supply of a spring cart for £.14 lCs.. should be accepted.—Mr. W.Thomas remarked that it would be exceedingly cheap if it would be a good spring cart.—Mr. Barstow concurred.—The recommenda- tion was adopted.—A letter was read from Mr. J. Phillips, London and Provincial Bank, Barry, suggesting that as he was the manager of the local branches of that bank he should be formally appointed treasurer, as the Board had their ac- count at his bank.—Mr. Phillips was accordingly appointed treasurer to the Board.—The Clerk re- ported that the Visiting Committee for the coming month would be Messrs. 13. G. Davies. E. F. Black- more. and E. O. Evans. — The Rev. J. Price drew attention to various small defects in the caretaker's lodge. The matter was referred to the Visiting Committee.—Mr. R. S. Robinson submitted öI. sketch showing the proposed wall around the caretaker's residence, with an estimate of the cost.-Further consideration was deferred for the present.—Mr. W. Thomas gave notice to move at the next meeting that the Barry meetings of the Board should be held in future at the Market Offices, and not at the Barry Public Hall. This was the principal business.

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