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MERTHYR COUNCIL AND A FAIR DAY'S WAGE. INTERVIEW WITH AIR. DAVID DAVIES. On Wednesday evening a Times man met Mr. David Davies, Glebcland, as he was returning from the meeting of the District Council. What about that resolution which the Council passed, Air. Davies, about paying a fair day's wage to all its employes?"' was the pressman's query. The worthy councillor fired away with his usual animation. I brought the matter before the Council just now," he said, "but Air. Wills was all there, and in his capacity of custodian of order tie got the chairman to rule me out of order." will yon give me the fact. Air. Davies With'pleasure. Atone of the first meetings of the Council there was a little desultory talk about paying union wages to all men who worked for the Council. Alessrs. Thomas Thomas, John Roberts, Evan Lewis, Dan Thomas, myself and one or two others spoke in support of that policy. No one said a word against it, and as far aH could be seen the Council was perfectly unanimous on the subject. But no resolution was passed." But the Operative Alasons' Society, through their secretary, Air. John Parry, sent a letter to Mr. Evan Lewis and Air. Dan Thomas to thank them for mo\ ing and seconding respectively a resolution to the effect stated." "I was simply astounded when 1 saw that letter in the Merthyr Tunes. 1 repeat that no resolution was proposed, seconded, or earned. Had a resolution been proposed and seconded, it would have been carried, as there was no opposition whatever to the policy lecommended by the speakers, For my own part, I am sorry a formal resolution was not passed and recorded on the minutes. But such was not thq case. I have fortified my memory by investigation of the Council's records." ,r "It is rather a peculiar kind of business, Mr. Dai I The councillor agreed, and there was some furtber talk about electioneering matters, and the prospects of the School Board contest.