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ABERDARE COUNCIL. Friday. Present Mr. R. H. Rhys, J.P. (chair- man), Mr. D. P. Davies (vice-chairman), Mr. Owen Harries, Trecynon Rev. B. Evans, Gadlys; Mr. Rees, Aberaman Mr. John, Cwmbach Mr. Llewellyn, Col. Phillips (clerk), Mr. Owen Williams (surveyor), and Mr. John Evans (sanitary inspector). MEDICAL OFFICER'S REPORT.—The Medical Officer reported four cases of scarlet fever, one of which had proved fatal. There had also been one fatal case of typhoid, and one fatal case of croup. SANITARY INSPECTOR'S RBPORT. — The Sanitary Inspector reported that several notices to abate nuisances caused by choked drains had been served.- He (sanitary inspector) had also visited the lodging- houses to ascertain whether there were any more cases of small-pox, but he had found none.—He had also conducted a house-to-house inspection.—Several hou-ef had been connected with the main sewer. CONDEMNING HOUSES. — The Medical Officer reported that Nos. 1 and 2, Dare Cottages, were in a damp state and unfit for human habitation. SURVEYOR'S REPORT.—This report was read as follows Water Supply, Howell's-row, Cwimlare.—I beg to report that the lead water main supplying Howell's-row, Cwmdare, is in a very leaky condition, and I recommend that a three- inch cast-iron main be substituted therefor for a distance of 60 yards at an estimated coet of C9. Building Plans.—I have received the following building plans, and, being in accordance with the bye-laws, recom- mend that the same be approved, viz.From Mr. William Williams, 49, Duffryn-street, Mountain Ash, two dwelling- houses at Abernant-road, Aberdare from Mr. Henry Lewis, Cemetery-road, Aberdare, two dwelling-houses in Llewelyn- street, Aberdare from Mr. David Price, 123, Olanaman-road, Cwmaman, a dwelling-house at Glanaman-road, Cwmaman from the Cwmaman Co-operative Society, new shops in Fforchaman-road, and dwelling-house in CwmReol-street, Cwmaman from Mr. David Owen, 14, Cynon-terrace, Hir- wain, a stable in rear of 14, Cynon-terrace, Hirwain from Mr. B. Jones, 18, Gwawr-Btreet, Aberaman, a stable at Tan- yard-place, Aberaman, Aberdare. Drainage Plans.—1 have received the following drainage plans, and recommend that the same be approved, viz. Two dwelling-houses at Abernant-road, two dwelling-houses Rt Llewellyn-street, one dwelling-house at Glanaman-road, Cwm- aman, one dwelling-house at Cwmneol-street, Cwmaman, two dwelling-houses at Cross-street, Hirwain, three dwelling- houses at Station-place, Aberdare, a stable at 14, Cynon- terrace, Hirwain, and a stable at Tanyard-place, Aberdare. Number of houses approved as above.. 11 previously approved 7143 Total number of houses approved 7154 —With reference to the three-inch cast-iron main, which the surveyor recommended should be substi- tuted for the lead water main supplying Howell's-row, Cwmdare, it was decided that it be obtained, on the motion of the Chairman.—The report was then adopted. MARDY-ROAD.—Mr. Richards, in the course of a letter, again urged the necessity for the erection of fencing on the side of the Mardy-road. —No action was taken in the matter. MORE LIGHT.—The Secretary of the Gadlys Building Club wrote applying for the erection of new lamps for the new row of nouses they had just built.- Chairman They don't require gas particularly up there.—Rev. B. Evans But they intend building on the other side as well.—The application was refuted. ONCE MORE.—Rev. B. Evans again drew the Council's attention to the state of tne footbridge at Cwm. It wanted repairing badly. A large numlier of colliers used the bridge in going to work at Bwllfa and Nautmelyn Collieries, and it was impor- tant that the bridge should be put in a state of proper repair.—Mr. Llewellyn said that people had fallen down there.—Rev. B. Evans: It is also very danger- ous for the children going to school.—Mr. Llewellyn There is a good deal of traffic there altogether.- Chairman (to surveyor) Have you a report on the bi idge ?—Surveyor: No but I estimate that it would cost from L30 to J655 to put it in proper repair.- Chairman You had better report on the matter at the next meeting. BELLS.—Two men named Wadsworth and Thorn attended the Council and complained that the police had stopped them from having a bell attached to their oil cart. Their trade had suffered in eonsequence.— Chairman: We have no fiower in the matter.—The men said that they had asked the police as to who had com- plained of the noise of the liell, but they had not named anybody. Their trade bad suffered very much. On the Saturday they had the bell ringing they took £ 4 15s. 10^d. but on the following Satuv- day, when the bell was stopped, they only took 15s.—Clerk We can't do anything.— The Clerk read a copy of the bye-laws dealing with street noises such as bell ringing, &c.-The Chairman said that he did not think that the bells attached to carts created very great noise.—Mr. D. P. Davies remarked that there were worse noises than those of the bells. Theis weie the fish cries, for instance (laughter). He could hear those a quarter of a mile off from his house (laughter).—Chairman (to the men): Come to the police-court on Tuesday, and I will make enquiries into the matter.—The men replied that they would do so. TONLIAVYD-ROAD.—With reference to the abrve road, as to the state of which Mr. Cheap had made a complaint at the previous meeting of the Council, the S irveyor now reported that the road was in a bad state. There was a footway there, and to put this footway in good condition would cost from £ 50 to £ 35.—Mr. Llewellyn Have not the railway com- pany power to stop traffic that way ?—The Chairman replied that he thought they had, if they chose.-No action was taken in the matter.

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