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MOUNTAIN ASH DISTRICT COUNCIL. Mr. Noah Bowles presided „ over the fortnightly meeting on Tuesday. The attendance comprised Messrs. David Rogers, Griffith Evans, Thos. Jones. William Lamburn. G. H. Hall, Wm. Davies, W..Millar, Chas. M (('.docks, Jame.s Evans, and the Rev. E. T. Williams. War Allowance.-It was decided to grant Mr. Arthur Williams (assistant.surveyor), and Mr. O. X. Evans (gasworks foreman). both of whom are with the Army, the usual war allowance. Repairs.—A letter was read from the Director of Education relative to some repairs which should be done at the Penrhiweeiber School.—Mr. Thomas Jones and the Rev. E, i'. Williams remarked that the mem- bers who had visited the school were ngreed that the alterations were indispensable, and it was agreed that tlioy be carried out forthwith. Sunday Concerts. Mr. Smith, secretary to the Mountain Ash Workmen's fnstitute. wrote asking the Council to be good enough to re- new the permission granted some months ago for the holding of a concert now and again on Sunday evenings for the purpose of raising money towards the Memorial Fund. It was stated that a sum of £ 273 had already been raised in this way. —-Mr. Griffith Evans moved that the request be acceded to, and Mr. Lam burn seconded.—An amendment was proposed and seconded by Mr. Thos. Jones, and the Rev. E. T. Williams respectively.The voting was as fol- lows Fur the motion Messrs. Griffith Evans, Wm. Lamburn, G. H. Hall, and W-. Millar (4) for the amendment, Messrs. C- Maddpcks, James Evans, David Rogers, Rev, E. T. Williams, and Thomas Jones (5). Mr. W illiajn Davies remained neutral. Stray Sheep.—A letter was read from allotment holders at Penrhiw- ceibr to the effect that some of them claimed certain amounts from Mr. Howells, a local farmer, in respect of damage alleged to have been caused through his sheep entering the allotments. The total amount came to £ 7.—Mr. Rogers inquired whether it was the duty of the Coun- cil to prosecute under the Defence of the Realm Act. --The Clerk: We may prosecute, or the police may do so.-In moving that the matter be left in the hands of the Clerk (Mr. Pincombe), Mr. Hall said that no end of trouble had been occasioned through allotments and even gar- dens being entered by sheep. It was worthy of note that one of the "erring" sheep had been detained by the person whose ground it had in- vaded, and he did not intend to let go h,*s 'prize' until the alleged damage had been made good. The owner of the animal had been in- formed of the detention.—Mr. Thos. Jones ottered the information that the sheep respected no allotments or gardens. The truth was that one had made an incursion into a policeman's ground! Mr. Hall's proposal was accepted. M.O.'S Report. — Dr. Arthur Jones returned the number of in- fectious cases since the last meeting as follows:—Scarlet fever, 2; erysi- pelas, 1; measles, 14; tuberculosis, 3.—Dr. Jones, explained the need of a disinfeetor. As things were car- ried on at present, not only was there considerable inconvenience, but the cost was so high it would soon represent the value of a new disinfector. It was decided to ex- pedite the steps already initiated in order to remedy the matter. Welfare Centre Dr. Jones was authorised to purchase the necessary furniture for the due equipment.— The doctor suggested that the health visitors should visit' such places as Cardiff and Newport in order to have an inkling as to how centres were conducted. Dr. Johes' suggestion was adopted. Rainfall.—111 his report the Sur- veyor stated that the rainfall for last month was 2.93, as against 3.8 for the same month last year.

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