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BRIDGEND.

CAERPHILLY.

CARMARTHEN.

CHEPSTOW.

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LLANSADWLIN.

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MEUTHYR.

MERTHYTVALE.

MOUNTAIN ASH.

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PENARTH.

TREDEGAR.

CARDIFF.

INEWPORT.

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MICHAELMAS QUARTER SESSIONS.

MONMOUTHSHIRE.!

BRECONSHIRE.

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BRECONSHIRE. The county business of tho Breconshire Quarter Sessions was transacted on Tuesday, at the Shire- hall, Brecon. The chairman of the court, Sir Joseph R. Bailey, Bart., M.P., presided, and the other magistrates present were Lord Hereford, the Hon. Arthur Morgan, the Rev. J. W. Jones Thomas, the Rev. Rees Price, Col. VV. Jones Thomas, Col. J. W. Morgan, Major Wood, Capt. Penry Lloyd, Major James, Capt. Dickinson, and Mr. J. P. Gwynne-Holford, Mr. Powel-Powel, Mr. J.Williams Vaughan, Mr. David Evans, Mr H. de Winton, Mr. James Williams, Mr. F. D. Woodman, Mr. F. S. Lloyd Barrow, Mr. Thomas (Wellfeld). Mr. H. Greenly, and Mr. Thomas Maitland. FINANCE. The Finance Committee reported that a balance of £ 1,888 18s. 2d. remained to the credit of the county on the general account, and JE836 14s. 6d. on the police account. The several bills relative to the general expenditure of the county had all been examined, and they recommended payment of those they had signed—genera! county expendi- ture, £ 1,108 2s. 6J.; police, j6292 15s. 3d. Thev found that a rate of Id. in the £ producing £ 1,172 3s. 9d. would bo required for general purposes, and that a. police rate of fd. in the L. producing £ 810 16s., would be necessary.-Upon the motion of Mr. J. Williams Vaughan, seconded by Mr. Greenly, the report was adopted, and the rates therein stated to be requisite were ordered to bo made. COUNTY PROSECUTOR. Upon the motion of Mr. Powel-Powol, seconded by Lord Hereford, Mr. Bonnelt Bishop was appointed county prosecutor for the erisuing year at a salary of £50, CONTAGIOUS DtSEASES (ANIMALS) ACT. Mr. Ferris, the county inspector under this Act, reported that, ha had received several reports of sheep being affected with scab. Swine fever had broken out at various farms, and pigs to the value of JE20 6s. had been slaughtered. Notice was given by Mr. H. de Winton that at the next court he would move that Mr. Ferris's salary, which now stands at L90 per annum, be reduced. CHIEF CONSTABLE'S REPORT. The Chief-Constable submitted the criminal statistics and expenditure of the force for the year ending 29th September last; and annexed a comparative return of the total of persons appre- hended and proceeded against during the years 1834 and 1885. There was but little variation in the crime of the two periods, and the cases dis- posed of summarily were of the usual character and average. The cost of pay and clothing amounted in the aggregate to the sum of £3,020 12s. 8d., less the Government contribution of one- half. In the classified return of indictable offences and persons apprehended it was stated that 46 crimes were committed, 42 persons being appre- hended. From the yearly statement of offences determined summarily it appeared that 1,276 persons had been proceeded against. 275 having been discharged, and 1,001 convicted. Vagrancy had much increased. The number of tramps relieved through the aid of the police during the year showed 292 in excess of the number as taken with the year 1884. 62 public and beer- house keepers had been proceeded against, with 50 convictions, and six licences had been en- dorsed. For drunkenness and drunk and disor- derly conduct 239 were in 1885 proceeded against, 229 being convicted. He had granted 103 pedlers' and sweeps' certificates during the year, for which the sum of £25 7s. 6d. had been paid to the county. During the past quarter 508 persons had been pro- ceeded against for offences punishable summarily by the justices, of which number 372 were con- victed, viz.:—20 sent to prison for various terms, 215 fined, 137 punished in other ways, and 136 discharged. VISITING COMMITTEE'S REPORT. The Visiting Committee reported that they had visited the prison and found everything clean and in good order. No complaints had been made by any of the officials or prisoners. THE ABERGAVENNY ASYLUM. It was ordered that the treasurer pay Ll06 13s. 4d,, the proportion due from this county in re- spect of repairs, annuities, &c., at the Abergavenny Joint Counties' Lunatic Asylum.

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