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BARRY TRADES & LABOUR COUNCIL. I LABOUR MEMBER'S REPORT. CANDIDATE FOR THE NORTH WARD. The fortnightly meeting of the Barry Trades and Labour Council was held at the Glamorgan Restaurant, Thompson-street, Barry Dock, on Thursday evening in last week, the president (Mr J. Hill) in the chair. There was a falling off in the attendance. I The Secretary (Mr T. J. Chamberlain) was instructed to write to several societies in the district and endeavour to get them to jein the Council. THE MAY DEMONSTRATION. Mr Richard Bell, the general secretary to the Railway Servants' Union, has expressed his intention to attend at the May demonstration and speak, but Mr G. N. Barnes wrote ex- pressing his inability to be present on that occasion. FEDERATION OF TRADES' COUNCILS. A letter was read from the National Federa- tion of Trades' and Labour Councils stating that the annual meeting of the Federation would be held in Cardiff some time in the present month, and asking the Council to suggest a suitable date. The Council, however, decided not to affiliate again with the Federation. LABOUR MEMBER'S REPORT. Councillor Evan Jones, the Labour member on the District Council, gave his report of the doings of that important body, and a discussion followed. THE FIRE BRIGADE. In answer to a question, Councillor Jones said that the local fire brigade, as a scheme, bad not fallen through. In his opinion Mr Walliker, when he prepared such an elaborate scheme, should have been prepared for full and severe criticism. He was sorry that Mr Walliker bad resigned, for he believed that a more fit person than he could not have been selected. NEGLIGENCE. Mr J. Spargo asked if it was not a Standing Order of the District Council that a member forfeited his seat for neglecting his duties on the Council.—Mr Jones said that for absenting himself from his duties for six months such member could be compelled to vacate his seat. After thanking Councillor Jones for his report, the Council went into committee, which was held in private.—It waa then decided to put Mr J. Spargo forward in the Labour interest as a candidate for the North Ward seat on the District Council.—Dr O'Donnell, who will also contest the ward, wrote for the Council's support, but the Council declined to pledge itself.

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