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- NEWPORT BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

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NEWPORT BOARD OF GUARDIANS. The weekly meeting of this Board was held on Saturday, under the presidency of Mr. P. T. Wood- ruff; there were also present Mr. G. B. Gething, J. P., vice-chairman Revs. J. Hooper and F. B. Leonard Messrs. M. M. Cope, William Jones, William Price, H. P. Bolt, T. F. Lewis, S. Scard, G. Williams, Rees Jones, J. H. Hillier, Evan Hopkins, E. Thomas, H. R. Evans, J. Christopher, T. Moses, W. Jones (Cefu- UogeU), Isaac Harris, and J. W. Bebell. STATISTICS. There were 224 inmates in the house, against 231 during the corresponding week of last year, being a decrease of 7; sick, 50; died during the week, 1. The number of out-door paupers were-Adults, 1042 children, 623. £172 lis. Sd. had been paid out in relief. The number of ehildren in the Caerleon Schools were-Boys, 87 girl8,;1-making a total of 158, against 128 during the corresjxmding period of last last year 2 boys and 1 girl had been admitted. 62 boys and 71 girls were receiving industrial training. THE CERTIFICATE OF THE SCHOOLMISTRESS. The Clerk stated that Miss Hughes, the school. mistress of the Industrial School, had received a third class certificate, and that a grant of JES per annum is allowed to the Board. PURCHASE OF A WEIGHING MACHINE. A letter was read from Mr. Bartlett, of Bristol, stating the prices of weighing machines would be £ 25 and £ 22 respectively. Mr. T. F. Lewis wished to know why they could not get something of that kind from the Newport tradesmen ? After some discussion, however, it was resolved that the machine offered by Mr. Bartlett at JE25 be purchased. RE-FLOORING TH. GIRL'S SCHOOL. Five tenders had been received for the contract for removing the stone flooring of the girl's school, and replacing it with a wooden one, viz., Thomas Jenkins, £ 25 John Linton, X32 5s. George Morgan, £27 10s. John Banfield, f27 10s. and George Martin, £28. Mr. T. Jenkins's tender being the lowest, it was accepted. THE NUISANCZ QUESTION. The Clerk said that the legal proceedings against the Caerleon Local Board of Health had been taken, but in consequence of the electiou, the case had been adjourned for a fortnight. A general conversation ensued as to whether there really was a nuisance— several gentlemen denying it—and it was determined to wait until the fortnight was up, hoping that in the mean time, everything might be amicably settled. PLUMBING AT THE WORKHOUSE. One of the reservoirs of the workhouse wanted at- tending to last week, and Mr. Sanders, who has the contract, declined to do it, and another man had been employed. This tradesman had now sent in a bill fo r C 4. The Clerk wished to know whether he or Mr. Sanners was to pay that sum. It was resolved that the amount be paid, and deducted from Mr. Sanders's contract. This concluded the business.

NEWPORT POLICE INTELLIGENCE.…

NEWPORT COUNTY COURT. .

---CHRISTCHURCB SCHOOL BOARD.

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