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BARMOUTH.

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BARMOUTH. WESLEYAN IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.—A meeting of this society was held on Tuesday week, under the presidency of the Rev J Cad van Davies. Mrs J Lloyd read an instructive paper on Religions Society A lengthy discussion followed, in which Messrs Wm Owen, W J Morris, Owen Williams, and Rd Griffiths took part. SUCCESS.—-At the Board of Trade examination held recently at Cardiff, Mr W Griffiths, son of Capt Griffiths, Fronfelen, Barmouth, gained a master's certificate. URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL-TUESDAY, DEC 24. resent: Mr B J Allsopp, acting chairman, Capt E Richards, John Richards, Hugh Evans Ed Wil. liams, and D E Davies; W George, clerk, Owen Jones, assistant clerk, and T Inman Jones, surveyor -u o J," AJl?AN^ that they were not prepared to grant another loan. on the security of the local rates.—Mr Hugh Evans proposed that the Clerk be instructed to ask for. terms from the North and South Wales Bank aneU. the Public Works Loan Commissioners. It was said that very valuable aid had been rendered by the bank in past years, and some discussion was raised as to whether this bank should r.ot be given the first opportunity in the matter, and eventually it was decided to deal with them first. THE MAIN ROADS DISPUTE. The Clerk stated that a memorial to the County Council, with reference to their dispute on the claim against the Main Roads Committee, had been prepared. They would, however, write first of all to the County Council's chairman, asking him to convene a special meeting, to discuss the question of the claim, before proceeding to settle the matter by arbitration. If he declined, they would then forward the memorial. It was necessary to get the consent of five members of the County Council to compel the chairman to convene a special meet- ing. The local members were prepared to sign the memorial to do so, and he did not think there- would be any difficulty on that point. PAYMENT OF A BILL. The Clerk stated that a communication had been received from Messrs Baker, Lees and Co with reference to the amount due to them. They said they were willing to w-it for a further period of six, months, but would have to briog a friendly action against the Council, and issue a writ against t .hem.—The Clerk in reply to Mr Allaop said that, the amount was something less than £ 150.—Mr Allsop thought that the writ business looked a bit suspicious, as judgment would be made against them, and the costs would probably come to about £ 10, which would mean very good interest to the plaintiffs.—A short discussion followed but the Coun- cillors were unanimous that the bill should be' paid at once, and finally disposed of.-If there was any difficulty in getting the amount the Chairman said he was prepared to pledge him- self as security at the Bank.—It was decided to, inform the Company that the cheque would be sent on at once.—Mr D E Davies asked what the bill was for, and the Clerk explained that it was for electric lighting.—A letter from Mr Edwin Blakey, with reference to a road was referred to the Roads Committee, who were asked to meet Messrs Greener- and Blakey on the spot.

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