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Next Saturday's Fixtures.





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.... Open Letter.

---...... Vigilant's "Post-Bag."

---.-.... Llandudno Sewage…

Trefriw Schools.

............... Hotel Metropole,…

Ruthin Fur and Feather Show.

---.--. Abergele Gas Question.


Abergele Gas Question. With reference to the discussion on the lighting question at the Abergele Council meeting on Monday week, we are asked to publish the following correspondence — Gas Office, Abergele, December 24th, 1910. To the Editor of the Weekly News. Sir,—A> you published in the WTeekly News this week a report of the Urban Council meeting held on Monday, will you kindly insert the following correspondence in fairness to the directors of the Gas Com- pany, and with a view of showing the rate- payers why certain members of the Coun- cil voted in favour of adhering to the agree- ment entered into with the Gas Company.— Yours faithfully, E. H. MILLWARD, Secretary. Copy of queries submitted by Mr. E. A. Crabbe to the directors of the Abergele Gas Company, July 6th, iqio. The Directors of the Abergele Gas Co., Ltd., are requested to inform the Urban District Council— 11 What are the lowest terms upon which the Abergele Gas Co., Ltd., are pre- pared to supply gas for public lighting on the average meter system ? (2) Upon what terms per lamp, without re- strictions as to hours, are the Company prepared to supply gas, the under- standing being that the number of hours of lighting shall be similar to those upon which the lamps were lit during the last twelve months? 0 Dated this 6th day of July, lQIO, E. A. CRABBE, Clerk to the Council. Gas Office, Abergele, July 13th, 1910. E. A. Crabbe, Esq., Clerk U.D. Council, Abergele and Pensara. Dear Sir,—Re public lighting. The ap- plication of your Council for a reduction in the price of gas for public lighting, as con- tained in your note of 6th July, 1010, was finally considered by the Directors at their adjourned meeting held last Monday, July nth, and I was instructed to write you stat- ing that recognising the importance to the town of an effective system of public light- ing, and having your written assurance that the Council intend to continue the efficient lighting of the past year within their dis- trict, the Directors have decided to entertain vour application and to make the following substantial concessions, viz. To charge 4s. 6d. per thousand cubic feet for the flat flame and the No. 4 Kern burn- ers, and 4S. per thousand cubic feet for the self-intensifying burners; the quantity con- sumed to be based upon the average meter system These prices to take effect from the time the Council commence to re-light for the ensuing season but the reduced prices will not apply to promenade Lamps.- Yours trulv, E. H. MILLWARD, Secretary. P.S.-I am also requested to state that the Directors are considering the question of reducing the price of gas for private lighting, and will make an announcement sho r tl y.—E. II. M. Town Hall, Abergele, 20th July, 1910. Dear, Sir.—Public Lighting.—Your letter of the 13th inst. was submitted to my Coun- cil on Monday last, and I was directed to say that the Council agree to the terms contained therein, viz., to pay 4s. 6d. per 1,000 cubic feet for gas supplied to flat flame burner lamps and No. 4 Kern burners, and 4s. per 1,000 cubic feet for gas supplied to sell-intensifving burners. The quantity con- sumed to be based upon the average meter system, and the charges to take effect from the re-lighting of the lamps, which will be on the 28th inst. It was stated at the. meeting that your Company propose to have in all six meters, viz., two to each class of burner. I was also directed to thank your Com- pany for the courteous way in which they received the committee deputed to interview them, and for the concessions made them. Mv Council note with satisfaction that your Company propose reducing the price of gas to private consumers.—Yours truly, E. A. CRABBE, Clerk to the Council. fr. E. H. Millward, Secretary Abergele Gas Co., Ltd., Abergele.

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Llanrwst Council School.

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---..-.-----Practical Socialism.

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