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HOLYWELL RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. The fortnightly meeting of the above Council was bold on Friday la-t, when there were present: — Messrs I*aac Hughes (Chairman), W. 0. Pickefing, O. J. Baiters, Win. Roberts, J. Petrie, J. Davies, John Lloyd, Daniel Price, Thomas Humphreys, Kdw. Eiahs, Wm. Thomas, Rev. Watkin Williaus; olerk-Kc P. Harding Roberta. surveyots-Meore H. Jndd and E Foulkes; itlspectJrs-Messrs. L. W. Jones nod J. P. Janes. ■WBLOOMIKQ A MENDews BBTUBN. Mr J. Petrie, of Abbey House, Grceafi^ld, after an extended absenoe from the Council owiag to a geyt-re illness again took his seat, and the Ohatijnan on behalf of the Council and himself hearily oon- gratulated Mr ilctria upon bia recovery, and ex- pranked tbe ^as-jre fait at his return to the Council. He til ted he would long be able to pdorm the duties of the office (helir, hoar).—Mr Petrie taanfced th-i Council for their kirid welcome which he greatly appreciated. A CONDEMNED STONE. Application Laving been made by the Woods and Forests Department for the renewal of the license of the Afongoch Quarry, Llita^a, the stone obtained fNm the quarr" was condemned by Mr Pickering and Mr Edw. Evans as unsuitable as road materia), ao4 it was resolved to discontinue the use of the atone. The Surveyor was directed to make otler arrangements for road material from neighbouring (jasrrieff. EHOSKSMOE ROAD. Mr D. Price and Mr John Lloyd asked for an aiditioneil pass-by on the Rhosesmor read. it was after some discussion deoided that the matter be referred' to the Surveyor for a report upon the suggested application. THE MONTHLY WAGFS SHEETS. Mr J. Lloyd called atteutiou to the montoly wa08 sheet*, whiah he held were not a fair indication of the work ca-rid out by the roadmen, and he euggettsd an amended wligel4 sheet. -Mr Pickering remarked that h3 always found the roadmen in his district at work and had never found tbem idling. Ha did not objeot to the pioposed wages sl)tets Mr Batters agreed with the remark, and added that he should prefer to see the work of breaking stones and trimming of roadidfili done by contract.—DsfUy Wanes sheets were suggested, and after some dis- cission the matter was deferred in order that the Surveyors might report upon the question of contracting. AN IMPROVED BOAD AT HAXKFW. Application was made by the Halkyn Mines Co., Halkyn, that the Council take over a loop constructed oa the road leading to Rhosesmor and Mold, wbich obviated the use of the road parsing through the navine at Pantygo. The road bad been constructed by the company, and wa-i level. The application asked that if the road was adopted permission would be given to a tramway crossing the road.—It was decided to refer the matter to a special committee to inspect the roai with the view to the necessary steps b iag taken to divert the road. APPLICATION JOB INCREASED BAR-A Y. Mr E. FoulktB, Mold District Surveyor, made application for an iocreasa of salary. He stated be bad 1St miles of road in bis district to look after. He received a salary of £100 a year and calonlat id it would oost him L82 16s. Od per annum for hcr-e aad I trap, ont-of-pocket expense, and wear and tear, leaving £ 17 4a. Od., or 6c. 8d. per week only, for his own aemuneration. He considered he should not receive less than £2 a week himself, and that his salary should not be less than .6180 per annum. —The application was deferred to the ineeling that day month. BAGILLT. The Inspector reported that two cases of typhoid fever bad ooourred at Bagillt, which in bis opinion had been imported. OVBBCBOWDINQ AT GBEENFIELD. A wretoted ease of overcrowding was reported from Greenfield. The house contained but one small bedroom; the family consisted of eigit members. There was only one small window for ventilation which vkai quite inadequate. The Inspector stated he had served notice upon the occupier. IXANAHA VILLAGE PUMP. The Inspector reported that the repair of the village pump atLlana-a was in ba-id, aad the pump would soon be ready for use. The Chairman re- marked that gomeone found fault with the Council and had written complaining to the Council of the members.-Mr Evans said the matter had tnen attended to. aousa PLANS. The Inspector in reply t) a question said the plans of the Lime Bank Cottages bad not been received from Mr J. B. Feilding. The Inspector was directed to obtain the plans by the next meeting. MOUNT PLEASANT. Attention was drawn to the work being earned out at Mount Pleasant, Greenfield.—Mr Batters ssid it did not meet with his approval.—The Inspeotor said the work was an improvement but it did not strike him as being quite satisfactory.—Mr Batters: It may be an improvement, but it is a funny job if you look at it in a practical light. A PAHBSWOOD FOOTBBIDGB. The Mold Inspector reported upon the Coppa footbridga at Padeswood, and submitted the tenders receive 1, but owing to the question of the right of the Council or the Railway Company to repai; the bridge, the mattar was deferred.

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