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FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. -----

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE.

HOUSE OF LORDS.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.—THURSDAY.

TREDEGAR PARK COURSING CLUB.

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I CARDIFF.

SWANSEA.

CAERPHILLY.

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NEWPORT.

ST. NICHOLAS.

NEATH.

LLWYNYPIA.

MACHEN.

TYDEE.

PONTYPRIDD.

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PONTYPRIDD. MEETING OF VESTRY.—A special vestry was convened at the Llanwonno parish Board-room on Thursday after- noon, to submit to the consideration of the vestry copies of memoranda, and a copy of a circular issued by the Local Government Board (Medical Department), urging the necessity of immediately providing hospital accommo- dation for small-pox patients in this parish, under the pro- visions of the Sanitary Act, 1866, Sewage Utilization Act, 1865, and other Acts in force providing for sanitary im- provements and for the purpose of asking the ratepayers, in vestry assembled, to pass a resolution or resolutions to empower the local authorities to carry out the provisions of the above mentioned Acts in this parish. Mr. E. Evans, of Mountain Ash, in the chair. Severalletters and circulars of the Government were read, and ifter a long discussion, in which all the ratepayers present took part, the fol- lowing resolutions were unanimously carried—1. "That this vestry, by the power given it by the 37th section of the Sanitary Act, 1866, put in force in this parish the duties of Nuisance and Sewer authorities in reference to epidemics and small-pox." 2. That the vestry consider the ques- tion of erecting a permanent hospital premature; but resolves to provide accommodation or temporary place for the reception of the sick, including the requisite attend- ance and maintenance of such sick inhabitants of this parish when required."

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