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J GO TO THE j 'CHIlO.NICLE OFFICE For your jt* i Ttn "t* It is the Best and Cheapest. Sign Class Work a Speciality A Cardiff Printer says :—" The Official Programme of the Tabernacle Baptist Fancy Fair, and the Cogan Exhibition Certificates, issued from the Penarth Chronicle office are the neatest specimens of their kinds I have seen turned ont in the district." Jflps SAJU & Co., Beg to intimate that they have added to their business as Grocers and Provision Merchants, that of FAMILY BUTCHERS & ( GREENGROCERS, All Oiders will receive most careful attention. NOTE ADDRESS- JJSJSSS SiLJUK § Grocers & Provision Merchants Family Butchers, Greengrocers &c. AMERICAN HOUSE, 68, MAUGHAN STREET, PENARTH. (Opposite Pilot Hotel.) 3rd V.B. Welsh Regiment. PEN\RTH DETACHMENT. Orders—Week ending Saturday, 13;h April, 1895. MONDAY—Company Drill S p.m.-Plain Clothes. URSDAY-Attack formation-K 15 p.m. Drill Order. By (Signed) SIDNEY COLEMAN, Commanding Captain, BRUISES AND CUTS. These Are happening every day, but it is marvellons Itow quickly HOMOCEA TOUCHES THE SPOT, taking away all pain, reducing all inflammation, and subduing all irritation by its wonderful healing froperties. Homocea should be in every home. 'rice, 1/1M and 2/9 per box or by post, 1/3 and 3s. EXANO (HOMOCEA FORT) Is the strong form of Homocea made especially for deep-seated rheumatic pains—more especially of the i"pints, and for pains in the chest, bronchitis, he., >ut it is not to be used for open wounds, sores, or delicate parts of the body. We guarantee this ointment, and in every case when purchased directi from us, we will refund the money if relief i8 not obtained by the purchaser. Price, 2s. 9d. per box, jfe. by post. HOMOCEA SOAP. HOMOCEA SOAP. This soap contains the valuable properties of the Homocea Ointment, and is certainly a perfect toilet Boap but as a medical soap, it is of great value, especially in the nursery, and for all who have Delicate skins, Price, 9d. and Is. 3d. a cake, or 2a. I and 3s. per box; postage, 2d. and 3d. extra. j All the above preparations can be had from j Chemists, Druggists, &c., or direct by post from the gomocea Company, 22, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead. j For Perfection in Quality of DAIRY PRODUCE and High Class GROCERIES, try H. HUNTLEY, GLOUCESTER HOUSE, MAUGHAN STREET Finest Home Cured Wiltshire Bacon and Hams. DEVONSEIBE BUTTER AND FRESH EGGS. E. f: Gllnn, H.P.G., SANITARY PLUMBER and HOT WATER ENGINEER, G4S-FITTER, BELL-HANGER, &c., Begs to intimare to the ReaidentB of Penarth and c' Neighbourhood that he has commenced Business on his own account, and respectfully solicits a share of Public Patronage; ELECTRIC AND OTHER BELLS FIXED VAND REPAIRED. /» All work will receive personal and prompt attention, and will be executed with Despatch and at Moderate Charges. Note Address- 48, Grove Terrace, PENARTH.
Notes and Comments.
Notes and Comments. A CORRECTION- IN our last week's issue a grave error appeared re- specting the contaminated water at 31, Stan well lload, Penarth. It was understood by our reporter at the Public Works and Health Committee the pre- vious Monday, that the water sent to be analysed was drinking water, bat this was not correct. It was merely surface water which had deposited itself under the floor of the house, and which was supposed to have been the cause of the sickness of one of the residents. The drinking water supplied to Penarth was never better than that we are now getting, and we therefore take the first opportunity of correcting the eiror in our last issue, and apologise to the Waterworks Committee for any annoyance which our report occasioned them- AT the District Council Meeting on Monday night last, the Chairman was called upon to exercise his I right by giving a casting vote in settlement or two I separate matters, but we question very much the wis- dom of that worthy functionary in opposing by two votes, each time, the resolutions which had been under discussion. In the matter of Bachelor and Snowden's claim in connection with the outfall sewerage exten- sion, no harm could have resulted from the appoint- ment of a special investigation committee, whose only duty would have been, after hearing the pros, and cons. of the case, to have laid the claim in a more concise form before the Council, and also a recom mendation as to what should be done. The Council ought to be at all tirues prepared to do what is right between man and man, and when disputes arise, an investigation, by members of the Council, rather than an appeal to law, would be far more honourable. Mr Thomas, in proposing the appointment of an investiga- tion committee, said the contractors had, without a doubt, a prima jacie case, and were emphatic in asseverating that the nature of the work was entirely altered to what was shown to tham in the plan upon -( which they based their calculations. At present the Surveyor's knowledge of the work required to be done is disputed, and if for no other reason than to set him right, the inquiry should take place. We know the Surveyor to be one of the most clever and intelligent men of bis profession, but we are all liable to fall into error, and when our work is disputed it is always more satisfactory to prcve ourselves right, than for those who question it to be snubbed and snuffed out. Twice the Council have refused an investigation, but even yet, if not toj late, we hope the members will see their vay clear to hear the claimant in a friendly way, and then do justice. ANOTHER important motion discussed by the Council was that of inserting in contracts a clause to the C2 effect that the Unioi rate of wages be paid. This was also lost by the casting vote of the chairman. The Council are encouraging a cut-throat principle among local tradesmen, who, in order to secure the woik of the Council, are quoting prices which will not allow of a living profit. And whilst this isbeing donet the Council are voluntarily offering honorariums to officials simply because they have done their duty. At their meeting on Monday night the Sur- veyor and Clerk were asked to each accept a cheque for £ 25 for services. rendered when the Board opposed the Cardiff Corporation Bill before the House of Commons last year. Every labourer is worthy of his hire, but we must, and do btrongly protest against squandering the rate- payers' hard-earned wage, which he has to pay in rates, by filling to the overflow officiate pockets. The Clerk graciously refused the £ 25 offered him, and whilst we do not blame the Surveyor for accept- ing the Council's offer, yet we do think that he did nothing more than his duty when he assisted the Board in their opposition. By the wisdom and ability he displayed when before the Parliamentary Com- mittee, he proved to the Board that their confidence had not been misplaced, and we think their expres- sions of confidence, which Mr Evans appreciated more than the money, would have been sufficient. Truly some men seem to be born with silver spoons in their molt ths. j
.,Í. r NOTICE. THE TT"" ""1 PENARTH 1 CHRONICLE I Will be A PUBLISHED NEXT WEEK On T day, INSTEAD OF FRIDAY, In consequence of THE HOLIDAYS. 1