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LOCAL BOARD O? HEALTH. The fortnightly meeting of this board was held yesterday (Thursday), when there were present-Messrs Thomas Lewis (in the chair), John Roberts, Morgan Richards, Robert ilughog, Robert Roberts, and Mr Gill, clerk. THE HBNDRB WEN FOOTPATH. The board having decided at the previous meet- ing to obtain a solicitor's; opinion on the question of the right of the Penrhyn estate authorities to close the above path, the clerk submitted the selected solicitor's opinion, which was expressed in the followiaglletter:—" Bangor, 16th March— Stu,-Assuming that the path has been openly and publicly used as Q) right from 40 to 60 years, I think it clear tint there exists a right of way against the landlord, c;pn although it be proved by him that the land over which the path goes was during that time in the occupation of a tenant. By the term "as of right" is meant that the persons using the path did so iu the belief that they were rightfully entitled, and not because they had the permission of the occupier.—Yours faithfully, JOHN ROBERTS. Mr Robert Roberts: That is very vague, is it not ? On the motion of Mr Morgan Richards, it was agreed, Ur E. H Kiiis btsiag the mover in the matter, to defer the discussion on the question. THE GORAD-Y-GYT FORESHORE. The clerk read a letter from Mr James, solicitor of the Ecclesiastical Commissioners, in -which he wished to know the decision which the board had come to as to the Gorad-y-gyt foreshore,and ask- ing for areply to his previous letter. Mr Robert Hughes praposed that they should I drop the subject. The chairman said it was thought at first that the Commissioners would sell their. nterest at a moderate price, the same as the Board of Trade had done. Mr John Roberts thought they had better make a case to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners again. The Chairman thought the best thing would be to take an action with a view of taking possession of the foreshore. Mr John Roberts thought that the money asked for the foreshore was as much as would be the cost of cultivated land almost. The Chairman thought the best thing for them to do, would be to write to Mr James, stating that the boaid, not acknowledging the right of inter- ference on the part of the Commissioners, thought no definite r^ply was required. This was unanimously agreed to. THE PROPOSED COLLEGE. The Chairman stated that the committee ap- pointed to carry out the intentions of the board as to memorializing the Education Committee in support of obtaining the new college for Bangor had met several times; and that some two or three hundred circulars had been distributed. He thought they ought to do all in their power to rneko the public meeting to be held to-night (Friday) as popular as possible. Letters supportcg the move- ment had been received from several influential gentlemen among them the dean and the bishop. Captain Verney had written stating that he was afraid he would not be at home on the day on which the meeting would be held. On the motion of the chairman it was decided to depute Captain Verney on the matter, asking him to attend the meeting in order to second a certain resolution, it being expressed that if he consented, a "good speech would be secured." A letter was read from Mr R. Davies, M.P., ex- pressing his inability to attend the meeting; otherwise he would be glad to move the resolution sent him. He thought, however, that the question of site should not at present be mentioned." They ought to try to obtain the college for Carnarvon- shire and having secured it for the county they could afterwards discuss the best site for it. Mr Rathbone, M.P., also wrote to the same effect. He thought his efforts must be devoted to the object of obtaining the college for the county, and not for any definite site in that county. It was decided that the public meeting be well advertized by means of placards, and that the town crier be instructed to announce it through the town.







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