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THE AFFAIRS OF MR MARTIN EDWARDS.

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THE HAtfBURY ASSEMBLY ROOMS CO. An adjourned meeting of the shareboldt: i r .,1 the above company was held on Friday ev last, at the Club Chambers, for the puip >.s receiving the report of the architect as Lo feasibility of building tne new Assembly R >" within the limit of the capital originauy Ii posed. It will be remembered that at an oarae,. meeting the matter was refer ed back elJ c. directors for -further consideration. In the ab- sence of the chairman (Mr. D. Williams, WHO was unable to attend on account of indisposi- tion), Mr. W. H. Davies presided, and tiiere w,, also present Messrs H. Bythway (solicitor;, E. A. Lansdowne (architect). J. Linton (buiidei), L. E. Webb, J. Thomas, W. Scott, D. S. Duvies, D. Reid, W. Gunn, James Gunn, John Guun, .j. B. Bishop, E. Jones, T. Jones, J. Moseie3.. j. C. Griffiths, E.B. Ford, G. Hale, and T. Williams (clerk). The Chairman, after announcing the object of the meeting, stated that it was decided to omit the whole of the match-boarding of the roof in the large ball, the galleries, and the balconies over the entrance, but to raise the wall-plates 2ft., so that they would be able to put in the galleries at any time in future. Mr. D. Jones I hope that steps will be taken to begin the thing quickly. There is a very «tro::g feeling that no time should be lost. Mr. Bythway It is proposed that we should re-tender, aa these is so much alteration, and Mr. Linton has very honourabiy consented to it. The Chairman In a sense we are bound to Mr Linton, Mr. Bythway: Yes; subject to a contract ,}¡ich has not yet been prepared. A Shareholder thought if there was any ad- vantage to be got from the altered condition of ■things, they should have the benefit of it. Mr. Bythway thought it would be well if they had a proposition approving of the action of tne directors in the course they had taken, and re- advertise for tenders, in accordance with the alteration in the specifications. Mr. D. Jones proposed that they re-advertise for tenders, and said he was glad that the direc- tors had been able to see their way to get over a difficulty which at one time was considered in- surmountable. Mr. J. C. Griffiths seconded the proposition, which was carried In reply to Mr. Reid, The Chairman said the hall, under present conditions, would accommodate 800 people °'1 proposition of Mr. D. Jones, seconded by Air. VV ebb, the chairman was cordially thanked for presiding, and the proceedings terminated.

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