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BARRY AND CADOXTON PUBLIC HEALTH COMMITTEE. The monthly meeting of the Public Health Committee of the Barry and Cadoxton Local Board was held on Monday evening last at Cadox- ton. Dr O'Donnell presided, and there were also present—Mr W. Thomas (Barry) and Mr W. Paterson, with Mr J. A. Hughes (clerk), Mr J. Pardoe (surveyor), Dr Neale (medical officer), and Mr A. E. Leyshon (inspector). INSPECTOR'S REPORT. The Inspector reported that the closetp at Nos. 12 and 14, Commercial-road, Cadoxton, were in a dilapidated condition. Notices to abate the nuisance had not been complied with, and it was now resolved to recommend that legal proceedings I against the owners be taken. SEAMEN'S BOARDING-HOUSES. I A letter was read from the Local Government I Board stating that an order would soon be made by the Queen in council confirming the mode bye-laws adopted by the board relating to sea- I men's boarding-houses, whereby every boarding- house keeper will be requested to hold a licence from the Local Board. THE BATHING AND BOATING ON BARRY ISLAND. A letter was read from Captain Lindsay pro- mising to supply a constable to take charee of the pleasure boats and bathing on Barry Island during the summer, at a weekly wage of 29s 2d, five per cent. of which would go towards the superannuation fund. The Board would have to purchase an uniform, which would cost £7 Os 6d, and also procure a bed at the police-station. The constable would be assisted by the county police. -Mr W. Paterson was of opinion that a local man should be engaged.—After a discussion, it was decided to advertise for a man in the district, at a wage of 20s a week. RESIGNATION OF THE INSPECTOR OF LODGING- HOUSES. Mr E. Rees, Barry Dock, tendered his resigna- tion as inspector of common lodging-houses to the Board, which was accepted, and it waa decided to recommend the Board to advertise for another inspector. FOR THE POOR. The Inspector of Nuisances was authorised to purchase six lime brushes for the poor of the district for white-washing purposes. HOUSE AND SHOP INSPECTION. The Inspector's report showed that during the month an inspection had been made of 211 houses, the number of defects and nuisances being 23; and houses without water, 104. Number of nuisances inspected, 30 notices served, 30; and 24 hid been complied with. The scavenging of the district continued satisfactorily. The dairies, inilkshops, and cowsheds had been inspected and found correct, and the bakehouses and shops kept) for the sale of butcher's meat, poultry, game, fish. fruit, &c., were also found clean. The number of infected houses in the district was five; extra visits made to same, 43; and four houses had been disinfected during the month. The insp3ctor reported that 93 vessels entering Barry Dock had been inspected during the month, four of which were found defective or dirty, and notices to abate the same were served. THE SMALL POX CASE AT BARRY. The small pox patient at Barry Dock, John- Davies, was discharged from the hospital on the 12th instant, all the bedding being destroyed, and the place thoroughly disinfected a second time. LEAVE OF ABSENCE. Mr S. B. Summerfield, the assistant inspector of nuisances, applied for a fortnight's holiday, which was granted.

..1 ITEMS FROM BARRY DOCKS.

"WELL PLAYED, TIOMOUEA."

LIBERAL MEETING AT BARRY DOCK.

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