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BARRY PUBLIC LIBRARIES COMMITTEE.
BARRY PUBLIC LIBRARIES COMMITTEE. The monthly meeting of the Barry and üadox- Public Libararies Committee was held on Friday evening last at the Library, Holton-road, Barry Dock, Mr D. Roberts presiding, there also attend- ing, Alderman J. C. Meggitt, Dr Lloyd Edwards, Messrs J. J. Williams, J. R. Llewellyn, B. Lewis, and E. F. Blackmore (secretary and librarian). Tenders for printing the supplementary cata- logue were received by the committee, the lowest quotation being accepted. In connection with the damage by a borrower of a volume from the library, value 4s 6d, Mr Blackmore said he had again written to the person in question, Mrs Johns, 46, Newland-street. but his communications had been ignored. He had also written to one of the guarantors in the matter, and he had promised to pay the cost should the borrower continue to refuse to do no.-It was decided to defer the matter till the next meeting, after which legal proceedings will be taken against the woman. The Librarian in his report stated there had been 26 new borrowers' tickets issued during the month, the total issue now being 731. The number of books lent during the month was 1,535, the weekly average being 307, of which 88 per cent. were works of fiction. On the motion of Mr B. Lewis, seconded by Mr J. Jewel Williams, it was resolved to invite tenders for the supply of newspapers, magazines, etc., for the three reading-rooms. It was also decided to invite tenders for coal. The following accounts were presented for payment and passed :-J. M. Da vies salary, A I 5s Mrs Ridler, rent, P.2 10s David Paulett, coal, A 1 Is 4d; Knight and Company, stationery, 4s 3d Lewis Evans, £ 1 16a 6d Gas and Water Company—Barry, il 9s 9d Cadoxton, P.1 lls 9d; Holton, 93 13s 6d. The Science and Art Committee was formed as follows, being the same as the previous committee -Rev W. Williams, Dr Lloyd Edwards, Messrs J. Lowdon, D. Roberts, J. C. Meggitt, W. J. Flowers, J. R. Llewellyn, and J. O. Davies, with power to add foar to their number. I
LOCAL WINNERS AT CARDIFF UNION…
LOCAL WINNERS AT CARDIFF UNION AGRICULTURAL SHOW. In connection with this society, the entries for clover were on Friday last judged by Messrs. E. Thomas (late Caerau), W. Williams (Splot), and Noah Morgan (Cardiff), the judges appointed for the purpose, and the following are the awards :— Five acres of clover and rye grasses, grown from seed supplied by Messrs. Noah Rees and Son, Cardiff; prize, £ 3 3s. 1st, J. H. Harding, Monachty v.h.c., Mrs Lowrie, Radyr c, E. Akers, Pentrebane O. Thomas, The Greave, Wenvoe and T. George, the Deri. Piece of mixed clover I grasses, not less than five acres first prize. £ 3 3s., offered by the society second prize, £ 2 2s., offered by Mr A. J. Williams, M.P. 1st and 2nd, W. H. Evans, Radyr Court v.h.c.. J. H. Harding, Monachty; c. Mrs Lowrie, Radyr; E. Akers, Pentrebane O. Thomas. The Greave, Wenvoe J, Ratcliffe, Nantbrane T. Bowen, Penmark; and T. George, Tha Dsri. The crops were, on the whole, of a very excellent nature.
PRINTING OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, executed with neatness and dispatch, at the Bafry Dock News Offices, Vere-street, Cadoston-Barry.
REVIEW OF PUBLICATIONS.
REVIEW OF PUBLICATIONS. Ii NIGHT AND DAY." Dr. Barnardo devotes a large proportion of his space in the May issue of Night and Day to illustra- tions from photographs of a great variety of cases of rescue through the agency of the Homes. Some twenty-four engravings of boys and girls, admitted apparently from all over the kingdom. show conclu- sively how wide is the range of effort which the Institutions undertake, and also how necessary these efforts are. Cruelty, destitution, homeless- ness, and child-suffering appear to demand now as much as ever unceasing care and attention. It is no wonder that the homes have, as is abundantly evidenced in this issue of Night and Day, friends and supporters from all over the world. His Grace the Primate of All Ireland testifies to the value of the work done, while gifts and letters are recorded from correspondents in most out of the way localities. Some of these gifts are of the most remarkable character, and the paragraphs relating to them constitute a real revelation as to the benevolent sympathy which is felt towards the institutions, not only by the wealthy, but by an enormous number among the middle and lower classes. Dr liarnardo states, in recording the departure of his first emigration party for the current year of 234 trained lads, that he has now sent to Canada and the Colonies no fewer than 6,805 boys and girls, of whom 98 per cent. have acquitted themselves satisfactorily. It is hoped that several additional hundreds from amongst the nearly 5.000 children in the Homes will be sent to Canada during the summer. It is announced that a self-denial week for the benefit of the homes will be observed from the 4th to the 12th of August next. The annual meeting, one of the most attractive entertainments of the year in London, has been fixed to take place in the Royal Albert Hall. on Saturday afternoon, 23rd June, when Lord Brassev will preside. "GREAT THOUGHTS." Weekly Id. London A. W. HALL, Great Thoughts Office, Hutton-street, E.C. We con- gratulate the managers of Great Thoughts upon the enterprise which provides for the reading public, at the low price of one penny, articles such as those on Shakespeare in this present issue, and papers from the pen of a literary artist, so deservedly popular as Dr Conan Doyle; the great novelist is at his best in these sketches written under the title Before my Bookcase." They combine the discernment of the dis- criminating critic with the fresh, sweet wisdom of the child. The article on Charles Kingsley as a Christian Socialist, from the pen of Mr Keeble, is most creditable, and the paper by Mr Holmes on Analine Dyes, under the head of Great Industries," is very interesting and instructive. A peculiar charm breathes like the scent of lilies through Miss Priestley's analysis of Dinah Morris while the description of the Royal College of Music lately opened by the Prince of Wales, will be welcomed by not a few. Other interests are provided for by the article describing a visit to the library of the British and Foreign Bible Society and the various Bibles contained therein. HELPING WORDS." June, Id. London A. W. Hall, Great Thoughts Office, Hutton-street. E.C. The Rev A. Styleman Herring, who has conducted over a thousand open- air services, and may, therefore, be presumed to know something of the subject, has contributed a bright and useful paper on open-air preaching to this month's number, which contains, in addition, a variety of articles and stories in accordance with its title. Mrs Weigall's serial story, The Doctor's Household is concluded, and a new one by Mrs M. S. Haycraft, is promised for the next number. A short story by Rev. P. B. Power, Lessons from Nature," by James Crowther, mothers' pages, young folks' page, and other items make up a good number. MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS." June, Id. London A. W. Hall, Gr cat Thoughts Office, Hutton-street, E.C. The contents of this month's number are as varied and useful as ever. Health in the Home is the title of an article by Dr. Alice Ker a complete story, Why my Uncle remained a Bachelor," contains a good temperance lesson Miss Willard's Call to Service is full of strong appeal, and Mr Richard Kerr's article on Hidden Beauties of Nature reveals some wonders of the microscope. To these may be added the editor's Chit Chat" and Sunday Talks a paper on Contrasts by Lady Hope, Household Hints, Facts and Figures, and many other items. The centre plate, Contemplation," isan additional attraction. LEACH S PENNY KNITTER. LEACH S PENNY KNITTER. We have to hand Leach's Penny Knitter, which is issued monthly, price one penny, and published by R. Cartwright, 8, Johnson's Court, Fleet-street, London, E.C. The Knitter is complete with illus- trations in connection with the knitting industry. For the household it must prove a valuable publi- cation, each month dealing with all kinds of ornamental knitting, and how to make many use- ful articles of clothing and different things for the home, rendered simple and easy by the clear directions given, each pattern being also illustrated. Leach's Penny Knitter can be obtained from news- agents, &c., and should be a very popular journal. "THE LADY'S COMPANION." The Lady's Companion is a weekly magazine for the family. It is useful, interesting, and profit- able, and treats on home decoration, fashions, fancy needlework, cookery, health and toilet, dressmaking, domestic management, and gives answers to correspondents on all subjects, &c. Every week appears an absorbing and complete story, and the entire contents are thoroughly entertaining. A special feature is the article appearing regularly on Women's Employment," dealing with different work suitable for the weaker sex, in which some valuable information is given. The price of The Lady's Companion is one penny, and is published by R. Cartwright, 8, Johnson's-court, Fleet-street, London. WORK." The illustrated journal for mechanics, Work, published by Messrs Cassell and Company, Limited, La Belle Sauvage, London, E.C., the monthly part of which is sold at sixpence, continues a valuable periodical, and should prove popular amongst the particular class for which it caters, dealing as it does most lucidly with the manufacture of articles of household and other furniture, machinery, different woodwork, &c. The reader cannot but interest himself in his perusal of Work, and will, no doubt, take advantage of the complete informa- tion so cheaply provided. FOOTBALL THE RUGBY UNION GAME." Although the football season is at an end, several hours may be interestingly and pleasantly spent in reading the popular publication, Football: The J lug by Union Game, edited by the Rev F. Marshall, and published by Messrs Cassell and Co., Limited, La Belle Sauvage, London, E.C., at sixpence. In Part 9 is continued the entertaining article on County Eootball, dealing with prominent clubs and players, the number being complete with well-finished portraits, including that of the well- known editor of Football, the Rev F. Marshall, II as president of the Yorkshire Club, 1890-1891. Such a valuable and high-class publication as Football: The Rugby Union Game, should have an II extensive circle of readers.
A GANG OF CARDIFF YOUTHS IN…
A GANG OF CARDIFF YOUTHS IN TROUBLE AT PENARTH. Thomas Farnley, George Deans, Frederick Solomon, Alfred Scadbury, Richard Flamery, and Joseph Lee, all youths described as labourers living at Cardiff, were charged at Penarth Police Court on Monday last with doing damage by trespassing over land in the occupation of Mr T. B. Clode, Merry Harriers' Inn. at Llandough, on the previous Tuesday. Fined 2s 4d each, with Is each.
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ITEMS FROM BARRY DOCKS.
ITEMS FROM BARRY DOCKS. BARRY DOCK TIDE TABLE FOR NEXT WEEK. The following i& the tide table for Barry Dock for: the week commencing to-morrow (Saturday):— Day. Morn. Aft. h. m. ft in. h. m. ft. in. Saturday, 2 5. 14 35. 2 5. 38 35. 5 Sunday, 3 6. 2 36.10 6. 26 36. 10 Monday, 4 6. 52 37. 9 7. 17 37 8 Tuesday, 5 7. 41 38. 4 8. 6 37! 10 Wednesday, 6 8. 30 37. 9 8. 55 36 11 Thursday, 7 9. 20 36. 6 9. 45 35 8 Friday, 8 10. 9 34. 8 10. 34 33. 8 LAST WEEK'S SHIPPING AND SHIP- MENTS AT BARRY DOCK. The following is a report of last week's ehippinr and shipments at Barry Dock:- Number. Tonnage. Steamers arrived 39 40 7q<» DO. sailed 4»52,065 Sailing vessels arrived 5 4*547 Do. sailed 2 1)711 Steamers in Dock 28 47*334 Sailing Vessels do 22 32 781 v .To^al v 50 80,115 Vessels m Dock as per previous report 63 80,605 Decrease 3 400 Vessels in Dock corresponding week 1893 51 68,008 The imports at Barry Dock last week amounted to 4,886 tons 0 cwt; ditto same period last year 2,807 tons 0 cwt increase, '2,079 tons 0 cwtl The total imports for the week ended May 26th amounted to 61,819 tons 3 cwt.; corresponding week ended May 27th, 1893, 61,966 tons 12 cwt; decrease 147 tons 9 cwt. The total exports last week amounted to 127,229 tons 14 cwt. Corresponding week ended May 27th, 1893, 79,985 tons 7 cwt increase, 47,244 tons 7 cwt. Total to Mav 26th' 1894, 2,016,128 tons 12 cwt.; corresponding week last year, 1,834,644 tons 0 cwt. increase, 181,484 tons 12 owt. A BARRY-BOUND STEAMER IN COLLISION. The steamer Wolf, of London, about 2,000 tons arrived at Barry Dock on Thursday last, and pro- oeeded to graving dock, having sustained severe damage to her bulwarks, &c., through collision with another steamer during the homeward voyage. ACCIDENT ON A BARRY-BOUND STEAMER. The steamship Newcamen arrived at Barry Docks from Greenock on Sunday, and it was reported that on the voyage F. H. Shankland, the second engineer, had severely hurt one of his hands by being jammed between a large can and the piston Dr Livingstone, Barry Dock, attended the sufferer, and found it necessary to amputate the thumb, which was successfully done. ANOTHER MAMMOTH SHIP AT BARRY DOCK. There arrived at Barry Dock last week the fine steamship Westmeath, owned by Messrs R. M. Hudson, of Sunderland. She was launched from Messrs Swan and Hunter's yard, Wallsend-on-- Tyne, in May of last year, and is commanded by Captain Johnson, with Messrs Casey, Ross, and Bickerley as deck officers. Her dimensions are as follows :-Length, 445ft. breadth of beam, 53ft. 6in.; depth, 34ft. Her registered tonnage is 6,200 tons, with a carrying capacity of 9,000 t m Her engines were built by the Wallsend Slipway Com- pany, and are 600 nominal h.p., steam being derived by three large boilers working at 160 pounds pressure. On her trial trip she attained a speed of 13.4 knots. The Westmeath is also fitted with nine cranes for the rapid discharging and loading of cargo, and has besides nine steam winches on deck, and a powerful steam windlass and capstan. The Westmeath is a three-masted schooner, rigged with neither yards or boom, and the topmast can be lowered inside the lower mast if required. Amidships she has accommodation for twenty saloon passengers, and the forecastle for the sailors and firemen is fitted with separate mess-rooms and bath-rooms. She will leave Barry for Bombay with a cargo of coal. LAST WEEK'S SHIPMENTS AT BARRY DOCK. The export and import shipments at Barry Dock last week amounted to 132,115 tons 14 cwt.. mad. up as follows:— IXPOBTS. Tons. cwt. Coal and coke 127,170 14 Iron—. 11 0 General merchandise 48 0 IMPORTS. Pitwood 4,794 0 Building n.ateriata 82 0 General merchandise 10 0 Total 132,115 14 ACCIDENT AT THE DEEP-LOCK WORKS AT BARRY DOCKS. On Monday evening last while Thomas Leonard, a labourer employed by Mr John Jackson, in con- nection with the deep-water entrance works at Barry Docks, was tollowing his occupation amongst the excavations a huge block of stone fell on him crushing one of his legs very consider- ably. The injured man having been attended to by Dr Powell, of Barry, was carried to his home at 122, Barry-road, Cadoxton. ACTIVITY AT BARRY GRAVING DOCK. The s.s. Trelawney, of Cardiff, is having several plates removed at the Barry Graving Dock, after colliding with another steamer in the Mediter- ranean. fhe Barry Graving Dock and Engineering" Company are exceedingly busy this week, having as many as sixteen vessels on their hands for general repairs.
QUOITS. BARRY 2ND v. GLAMORGAN POLICE. Played on Wednesday week last at Cogan, the- following being the soore GLAMORGAN POUCH. BABnr 2ND. Pts. ptg C. Boulton (captain). 21 C. Burns 7 W. Nott 21 T. Williams 11 W-Evans 21 S.Hopkins 12 w Spiller 21 •J- Jenkins 14 D.O.Davie?. 21 J. Jones 7 S. Hawkins 8 C. Owen 21 P- Evans 16 T. Evans 21 H. Thompson 7 R. Griffiths 21, Totat .136 Total.121 BARRY v. ST. PAGAN'S—ASSOCIATION FIXTURE. Played at St. Fagan's on Saturday last, when Barry won by 50 points. Scores:- BARRY. ST. PAGAN'S?. Pts. Pts. W. Martyn (captain) 21 W. Spiller 1K. C. Boulton 21 E. Burke 11 ?• -P1" 11 D. Welsh (captain) 21 C. Owen 21 S. Thoma, 18 Richard L wins 21 J. Welsh 9 Greatrix 21 E. John 3 Jones 21 W. John )" 17 Jesse Owen. 21 J. Blick 16-. Total IDS Total.108
SIIEBEENING IN THE BARRY DISTRICT.
SIIEBEENING IN THE BARRY DISTRICT. On Sunday morning last Police-constables W. Smith and Stephens raided the house of a beer dealer named Charles Hardy, at 23, Gueret-street, Barry Dock, and seized a 4i gallon cask of beer on tap, with a number of drinking vessels, which were in use when they entered.
FRED. MORGAN & COMPY., MARQUEE, TENT, FLAG, AND SUN BLIND MAKERS. OUR OWN PATENT IMPROVED ACTION SPRING ROLLERS. MILL LANE, CARDIFF. Telegraphic Address—" TARPAULINS, CARDIFF." f OLDEST ESTABLISHED. THE BARRY DISTRICT BILLPOSTING CO., LIMITED, RENTS ALL THE BEST POSITIONS, HAS ALL THE BEST HOARDINGS, And more than Treble the Space of all others combined. THE ONLY BILLPOSTERS Recognised by the BILLPOSTERS' ASSOCIATION. Handbills Carefully Delivered. OFFICII: 57, VERE-STREET, CADOXTON. T. C. THOMAS, SECRETARY. Penarth and District Billposting Company, OFFICE: 15, WINDSOR-ROAD, PENARTH. BILLPOSTING DONE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. HANDBILL & CIRCULAR DISTRIBUTING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. MA\A(;ER :— G. FRANKLIN. Remember last Winter. Thousands will remember that the only remedy which would five relief to their Cough or Cold was Thomasso's 'Perfect' LUNG HEALER. Waste no money trying other so-called cures this winter, but prepare yourselves with THOMASSO'S PERFECT LUNG HEALER —a remedy which is admitted by tlioussnds to be the only genuine cure for COUGHS, COLDS, ASTHMA, BRONCHIAL AFFECTIONS, AND ALL CHEST COMPLAINTS. One Dose Relieves. A Cure Certain. Thousands of Testimonials. Price 1/1 id per bottle, of all Chemists. Be pure you get the genuine with the name Thomasiro's thereon. Refuse all substitutes. If there if any difficulty in obtaining this remedy send the amount in stamps to the address below. REMEMBER LAST WINTER when you had that attack of Rheumatism. Thousands can testify to the efficacy of THOMASSO'S "PERFECT" OIL. If you ask your friends they will tell you that this wonderful Oil gives INSTANT RELIEF. It is acknowledged by all who use it to be the most perfect of all outward applications for Rheumatism, Gout, Sciatica, Neuralgia, Head- ache, Sprains, Bruises, and all Pains. Price l/q per bottle of Chemists, or post free from address below. Refuse all spurious substitutes, and insist on having Thomasso's, which is put up in square bottles and bear a yellow label. Each person sending direct will receive free my new book on the cure of Rheumatism, &c. THOMASSO'S MAGIC FEMALE PILLS Remove Obstruction from any cause. Correct all Irregularities. Never Fail. These Pills are not made from Steel, Pennyroyal, Bitter Apple, or my such useless or injurious drugs, but from drugs far more efficacious. Be sure you get the genuine, with GREEN Label, or you will be disappointed. Of Chemists at Is l £ d and 2a 9d, or post free Is 3d or 5s. L. THOMASSO, WESTMINSTER BRIDGE-ROAD, LONDON. For Pleasant Hours by your own Fireside, pay a visit the OLD CARDIFF BOOK STORES, 12, QUEEN STREET ARCADE, CARDIFF, B. GREY, Proprietor. There you can obtain every description of W Good and Useful Books, by the best Authors, in all classes of Literature. Over Ten 'Tons to select from. A Large Assort nent of Novels and Cheap Music. The Cheapest Book Shop in Cardiff, 12, Queen- street Arcade (Working-street Entrance). Established over 25 Years. K B.—Parcels of Books, Music, &c., Bought or Exchanged. DYERS AND CLEANERS OF .HATS, BONNETS, OSTRICH FEATHERS, Ladies' Dress and Gents' Clothing. ORCHARD'S, 35, ADAM STREET, CARDIFF. j -fiats and Bonnets altered or re-ciade. New Hats and Bonnets made to Order. Q TTTVT insurance office U JJi (mE) FOUNDED 1710. Sum insured in 1893 £395,854,440 For all particulars apply to Mr. B. G. DA VIES, Agent at Cadoxton. ARMS, LEGS, EYES, SUPPORTS, BELTS CRUTCHES, TRUSSES, LEG IRONS, STOCKINGS made and fitted by ALLEN PEARCE 4, CHARLES STREET late 13, THE PARADE, CARDIFF. ONE BOX OF CLARKE'S B 41 PILLS is warranted to cure all discharges from the Urinary Organs, in either sex (acquired or constitutional), Gravel, and Pains In the Back. Guaranteed free from Mercury. Sold in Boxes, is. 6d. each, by all Chemists and Patent Medicine Vendors throughout the World, or sent to any address for sixty ttampa by the Makers, TM LIKCOI/JT AtfD MIDLAND GOUVTZM Dave CoacpAjrr, Lincoln. Wholesale Agents, Buoux A 80. London, and all tha Wbols—la Hnnsss. FREKE'S Photographic & Fine Art Studios, 12 JJUKE-STREET, CARDIFF. MR ALFRED FREKE, is producing specially fine PLATINOTYPE PHOTOGRAPHS which are absolutely Permanent and very Artistic. The best assortment of Views of Town and Neighbourhood are to be had at his Studios. All kinds of Re-gilding, Frame Making, Mount Cutting, &c., done on the premises by experienced workmen. FREKE'S, 12, Duke-Street, Cardiff. KEEP WALKING AND WEAR MOLINEUX Co/s BOOTS. THIS SEASON Eclipses anything presented at .L Barry Dock for Variety, Style, and Quality. THE LARGEST STOCK IN THE DISTRICT TO SELECT FROM, And every pair the best value that can be produced. MOLTNEUX & CO., The Barry Dock Boot Manufacturers, 92, HOLTON ROAD, BARRY DOCK, AND 95, Glebe-street, Penarth. FRED. CHAPPELL, fVINE, SPIRIT, ALE, & PORTER MERCHANT, Thompson St., Barry Dock, AGENT FOR THE ANGLO-BAVARIAN ALES, IN CASK AND BOTTLE. Roath Brewery Co.'s Ales &Stouts, IN 4J, 9,18, 36, AND 54 GALLON CASKS, FROM IOD. GALLON. BOTTLED ALES AND STOUTS. PRICES ON APPLICATION. Barry's Hotel and Restaurant, I ST. MARY-STREET, CARDIFF. TABLE D'HOTE DINNER Served Daily in Coffee-room from 12 to 4. Soup, Fish, Entrees, Joint, Poultry, Sweets, Cheese, 2s. In Commercial Room, Is 9d Dessert, 6d extra. T. EVANS, SHOEING AND GENERAL SMITH (NEXT TO THREE BELLS INN,) CADOXTON-BARRY. Orders of all kinds punctually attended to ¡ THE EMPIRE PALACE OF VARIETIES, CARDIFF, Two Complete Performances Nightly. Early one 7 o'clock to 9, late one 9 o'clock to 11. ALL ARTISTES APPEAR AT EACH PERFORMANCE. I OSWALD STOLL.[15 FOR WORKING-MEN. THE NEW >- si t:t::f E-4 < <0 6. WATCH. 10 6. Two Years' Warranty. Also the GENI'L EMEN' WATERBURY. 17/6 and 20/- All warranted Two Years'. Money returned if not satisfactory. Send P.O.O. and 44d, for Postage to 2 HYMAN FREEDMAN & SON, 7, CASTLE-STREET, SWANSEA. j As A SAFE, permanent; and warranted cure of Pimples, Scrofula, Scurvy, Bad Legs, Skin and Blood Diseases, and Sores of all kinds, we can, with confi- dence, recommed CLARK'8 WOUBLD-FAMED BLOOD MJXTURJS. Sold by Chemists everywhere.
BARRY DOCKS AND RAILWAYS.
BARRY DOCKS AND RAILWAYS. CREATION OF DEBENTURE STOCK. An extraordinary meeting of shareholder* of the Barry Docks and Railways Company was held in the board room of the company, the Exchange, Cardiff, on Thursday last, Mr Archibald Hood (vice-chairman) presiding, there being also present Messrs T. R. Thompson, R. Forrest, G. C. Downing, J. J. Handcock, C. E. Stallybrass, C. E Evans, W. Mein (secretary), and others.—The secretary having read the notice calling the meet- ing, the Chairman proposed the following resolu- tion That, in pursuance of the Barry Dock and Rail- ways Act. 1891, and of the several Acts of Parlia- ment authorising the company in this behalf, there be created, and that the directors be and they are hereby authorised to issue debenture stock to the amount of JB50,000, subject to interest at the rate of 3. per cent. per annum, payable half- yearly on 1st Jauuary and 1st July, and to such other terms and conditions as the directors may determine. -This was seconded and unanimously agreed to.
BARRY OPPOSED BY THE RHYMNEY.
BARRY OPPOSED BY THE RHYMNEY. THE PROJECTED EAST GLAMORGAN RAILWAY. The petition presented to the House of Lords by the Rhymney Railway Company in opposi- tion to the East Glamorgan Railway Bill alleges that the proposed railway is promoted by, and in the sole interesta of, the Barry Rail- way Company for the purpose of enabling that company to obtain access to the collieries, manufactories, and works upon their railways, and thereby to set up an immediate, direct, and wholly uncalled for competition for traffic arising in the district served by them. This competition, they say they are prepared to prove, is wholly unnecessary and unjustifiable, and is not required by any public demand for or want of improved or additional accommodation. The traffic between the collieries served by them and the port of Cardiff, which, from its geographical position, is the natural port or outlet therefor, has always been, and is at the present time, adequately and expeditiously dealt with by them, and any traffic which the new railway might obtain would be taken away from their railway, and would thereby seriously injure them by depriving them of a traffic which forms the bulk of the traffic conveyed over their line. Moreover, if it were desirable to take any part of this traffic to the Barry Docks, there is an existing shorter and more convenient route to those docks over their (the Rhymney) railway and the system of the Taff Vale Railway Company. The power contained in the Bill to enable the Barry Company to subscribe to the proposed under- taking clearly shows, they allege, that the proposed line is not a bondfide undertaking, but is an attempt, under the cover of an independent company, to obtain for the Barry Company an access into districts where they have no interest, and a control over the Rhymney Company's affairs and line which if sought directly, would never be given to them. After setting out the running powers sought by the Bill, the Rhymney Company conclude their petition with the followingparagra ph Yourpeti- tioners object most strongly to the proposed run- ning powers as being most arbitrary and altogether uncalled for. They cannot be exercised without causing great injustice and inconvenience to your petitioners, and to the traffic on their railway besides, such running and user powers are sought, not only by the company for their own use, but to be available by all companies and persons using the intended railway, thus placiAg companies and persons not now defined in a position to acquire and exercise such powers, which, it is probable, would not be conferred upon them if the application were made so as to be considered with reference to the merits of the particular case of any such applicant."