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No person who has passed over Newport Bridge will doubt the necessity for an enlargement, the pavement being at all times most inconvenient, and especially on market days. A long discussion tome place at the Sessions this week on the subject, in consequence of the following proposition being submitted to the Court by Mr. HOM:FE'A.Y :— That Newport bridge be widened at the expense of the county, and also that permission be given to widen and raise the approaches to the bridge on the town side at the cost of the undertakers of the work." The mover of this resolution stated with perfect truth that the life of «very foot passenger is endangered who is passing over the bridge when two waggons meet, and it was also urged that the necessary altera tions could be made much more cheaply now than at a future time. Colonel CLIFFORD opposed the mo tion, on the ground that it was not the duty of the county to improve the bridge, but of the inhabitants of Newport. Both Sir THOMAS PHILLIPS and Mr. OCTAVIUS MORGAN met these objections, the latter gentleman mentioning the following fact in proof of the dangerous -state of the bridge "During the last ten years he had never driven over the bridge without meeting many carts and other vehicles in the road, and the way being so narrow, great difficulty "existell to get by, and he was obliged to drive against the kerbstone to get out of the way of the waggon wheels. While in that position, what space was there between him and the wall on the other side of the footpath ? Only three feet. At any time two per- I< sons were unable to pass without jostling each other and the traffic being so great, muchinconvenience, if not danger, ieaulted, both of which were especially manifest upon market days and the arrival and departure of the packets." The result of the discussion was the adoption of a suggestion thrown out by Sir Taoius PHILLIPS, for the appointment of a Committee to enquire into the whole subject, aud here the matter for the present rests. It would be superfluous to add any observa- tions to those offered by the gentlemen in favour of Mr. HOMFRAV-'S resolution, the additional space required on the bridge being palpable to every one, and the justice of the county bearing part of the expense being manifest.

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