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COLWYN BAY.

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The First Election of Parish…

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The First Election of Parish Councils. On Saturday, September 15th, the Local Gov- ernment Board forwarded to the Overseers Of every rural parish in England and Wales having, according to the census of 1891, a population of 300 and upwards, to the County Councils of every administrative county of England and Wales (ex- cepting London), and to the Clerks of Guardians of Poor Law Unions in such counties, copies 0* the regulations drawn up for the election of Parish Councils. The parish meeting for the election of parish councillors is to be held on Tuesday, December 4th next, not earlier than six o'clock in the evening. Should the number of candidates exceed the number of persons to be elected, the chairman will put the names before the meeting separately in alphabetical order, and decide by show of hands the candidate chosen. Should, however, a poll be demanded before the close of the meeting it is to be taken on Monday, December 17th, or not later than Wednesday, December 19th, during the hours to be fixed by the County Council, but the poll is always to be open between the hours of six and eight in the evening. If no poll is held the persons elected aS parish councillors will take up office on ThursdaY, December 13th, but if a poll is demanded, the persons elected will not come into office until the 31st December. Regarding the equality of voteSi the returning officer, if a parochial elector of the parish, may give a casting vote. If nominate for election, the chairman of a parish meeting must withdraw his candidature or retire from the chair.

Y GOLOFN GYMREIG.

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COLWYN BAY.

CONWAY.