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-----------BRITON FERRY.


----------| LLANDILO.


. ----_--GOWER.!


! Text of the Parliametary…

j Petitions Against the Bill.


Petitions Against the Bill. Ten petitions were presented against the Bill which we classify a.s follows :—The Neath Corporation and the Briton Ferry Urban Dis- trict Councii petitioned with a view of secu.v- ing upon terms a supply of water for their respective districts; the Margant Urban Dis- trict Council petitioned with the object of securing (I, clause which would deprive your Council of the right to supply water to the Aberavon Corporation without the consent of the Margam Council; Messrs. Curtis and Harvey petitioned with the two-fold object. of enforcing the tlow of or supply of water in addition to the compensation water provided by the Bill, and of securing money eomperm- tion for the loss which they alleged they would suffer in the working of their powder mills by the interference with the normal flow of water; the allotment owners of the Great Forest of Brecon petitioned for com pensation for their rights over the land an I water Of which they would be deputed by the acquisition of the reservoir site aId pipe track; Lord Tredegar petitioned a grantee of the rights of the Crown for compensation for the soil and tishing and mining rights (sub- jeet to the rights of the allotment owners), and lie also petitioned as a ratepayers and ow ner of Farms which would be deprived of their water supply; Miss Claudia Griffiths awl her Lessees. Messrs. Joshua William's and Co.. petitioned for protection to secure as ample a sunnly from the Neath River to their works at Aberdulais as they now enjoy; The Brecon shire County Council's petition was mainly framed with the object of securing compensa- tion for the inhabitants in case of the burst- ing of the water dam. and of providing at the expense of your Council for adequate police supervision during the construction of the works; the Main Colliery. Ltd.. petitioned as ratepayers against the expenditure which wovld be entailed by carrying out the works projected by the Bill, and also with the view "i obtaining clauses for the protection of their ivilways and works; the Great Western Rail- way Co.. petitioned for the protection of their railways. We agreed without petitions for the inscr- hJiJ of the usual protective clauses with the Hhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Co.. the Glamorganshire County Council, and Mr. John Ctosbir Aitkin Henderson.

j Agreements Arrived At.


Witnesses for Promoters.

Fierce Opposition from Margam.

Negotiations with Messrs.…


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j Agreements Arrived At.