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Carnarvon Town Council and…

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Letters to the Editor.


Letters to the Editor. ALDERMAN DAVID WILLIAMS AND THE PWLLHELI TOWN COUNCIL. Sir.—Will you kindly permit me to offer a few observations on 'the statements which Alderman D. Williams made to your special correspondent in the interview that took place between them. Captain Williams said that he had been against the harbour scheme all along. Did he not act frequently on deputations to the Board of Trade and other authorities who had to be consulted before the scheme could be carried out ? Unless he was a supporter of the scheme, how came it that the Council elected him on the deputations? Did he speak against the scheme before the Board of Trade? Captain Williams' opposition to the Market Hall scheme is very unsatisfactory. I think he worked hard during his mayoralty with the view of improving and making more profitable the market accommodation in the town. How is it that he his now turned his back upon his old principles? But there is a more glaring inconsistency, in the course taken by Captain Williams than any of the above. He was appointed by the ratepayas to represent them on the Council. They placed their confidence in him. He has utterly ignored the ratepayers. He has re- signed without appealing to the ratepayers for I mg their approval or disapproval of the policy of the Council. This treatment of the rate- payers cannot be justified. If Captain Wil- liams had the courage of his convictions, why did he not bring the whole policy of the Council before the ratepayers? To abandon the Council at a. most critical time in its his- tory is not likely to increase pubfic confidence in Captain Williams as a public man. Since the ratepayers had imposed trust in him, he shouli have respected that trust and defended it to the last, and until he found that the ratepayers were no more disposed to continue that .rust. Yours, &c., C0URA0E. THE CASE OF THE REV. W. O. JONES. Sir,—So far, I have seen no reply tOLay let- ter in your valuable columns. Is there not one in the whole of "Shon Corff" that will take up the challenge I threw to them? Next Saturday will be a memorable day in the His- tory of the Hen Gorff." I only trust that all the accusers will be present to defend them- selves, but I suppose there is not one of tl em with the heart of a chicken that can dare to put in an appearance before the expected larg? gathering. Ah, Mr. Editor, how many of his accusers, I wonder, are guilty of what they accuse the Rev. gentleman of'! I have had occasion to travel a good deal on the London and North Western Railway. Have I not fre- quently seen many of them, the clerically- robed individuals, popping into the 1st class refreshment room and calling for a "tooth. ful," little thinking one of their own flock was at the same counter? Have I not seen others, when a person they know happens to pop in, call for a cigar for a blind? Yes, sir, I have seen a good deal of the cleric's and deacons when they are away from home. Do any of them, ] wonder, ever visit the Theatres when (.n their preaching pilgrimage? Oh, 'es, sir, they do. Just take a trip to Manchester, &c., dur- "ing the months of April and October. How many of these blaenoriaid, who sit like statues in the Set fav/r on Sundays, return hoifig without having visited a Theatre? Some of our oid commercials can give an excellent repre- sentation of the Deacon at home and abroad. We shall be anxious to see a report of the great meeting in your column, unless the Rev. T. J. Wheldon moves that reporters be excluded! But I venture to predict that the rev. gentle- man will hardiy dare to face an audience in the Pavilion.—Yours, &c., METHODIST. Wrexham, Feb. 4th, 1901.






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