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HOLYWELL. URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. The monthly meeting of this Council was held on Monday evening, when there were present:—Mr A. Earl (Chairman), Mr T. Waterhouse (Vice-chairman), Dr J Williams, Dr J Owen Jones, Messrs J. Ll. Williams, W. G. Freeman, T. C. Roberts, E. H. Roberts, Edward Foulkes, John H Littler. Clerk, Mr J. Kerfoot Roberts; Surveyor, Mr R. Arthur Thomas. PEKYMAES WATER. The Surveyor reported that the Chairman of the Sanitary Committee and himself had visited Penymaes, to make enquiries as to obtaining a water supply. The only well seeming to be constantly supplied was on the premises of Dr Griffiths, the supply to all the other wells being very precarious. He con- sidered the most satisfactory way out of the difficulty would be to come to terms with the owner of the property for the purpose of fixiag a pump on the roadside with a suction pipe leadiag to the well. The suggestion was adopted, and the Chairman of the Committee was desired to see Mr Parry, the owner of the property. It was also decided to obtain an analysis of the water. NEW ROAD. The Surveyor reporting on the condition o the roads stated that New Road hill was getting worse day by day, and asked that the Highway Committee decide upon the repair at once, as in its present condition it de- tracts from the appearance of one of the principal approaches to the town. The Committee resolved that the repair of New Road be proceeded with at once. Pen- maenmawr granite for the centre of the road, and local stone from the Allt y Coed Quarry for the sides to be used. PAVING OF HIGH STREET. The Surveyor submitted a report on the proposed paving of High-street, together with estimates of slab and chequered paving The Highway Committee considered the report and recommended that the paving ot the whole of the south side of High-street, with concrete slabs and Buckley kerbs be at once proceeded with, and that the Surveyor apply for tenders. It was also suggested that provision should be made while preparing the grouod for this work, for the planting Of trees at intervals alongside the new pavement and the Surveyor was instructed to make arrangements accordingly. ur. William asked why did the Council propose to pave the south side.—The Chairman replied, the Council considered that side was in much the worse condition.—Mr J. Llewelyn Williams said he hoped that a portion of the north side of High-street, would also be done, the question would be considered at the next meeting of the committee.—Dr Williams: It we cannot afford it, it is no use talking about it. I only mention it because people mostly walk on the north side. The Chairman We want them to walk as much one side as the other. People on both sides pay equal rates and besides our shop-the market—is on this aide-The minutes were confirmed. PENYMAES ROAD WIDENING. The Surveyor submitted a draft specifica- tion of the proposed widening of Penymaes load, which was approved of and instructions given to advertise for tenders for carrying out the work, as soon as the approval of Dr Jones and Mr Richard Jones had been obtained to the specification as required by the agreement already entered into with them. GaAJIT TO FIRE BRIGADE. Councillor J. LI. Williams having sub- mitted the various accounts paid by him amounting to iC 2 7 108.. it was recommended that the Council al10w.67 in favour of Mr Williams on account of the sum paid by him in respect of the Fire Brigade, for the small fire extinguisher and its accessories.—The recommendation was confirmed. THE SUMMER COAT. On the instruction of the Market Com- mittee, arrangements were made for the litnewashing of the Market HaU. The Chairman of the Committee stated two tenders were received, and the lowest, Messrs Williams, Bros., at £ ISS. od., was accepted. THE RAILWAY AND THE PUBLIC SIDING, With reference to the proposed public siding, near Old Inkerman Bridge, to be con- structed when the new railway is made to Holywell, the Clerk submitted correspond- ence which had passed between himself and the Welsh Flannel Manufacturing Company. He laid before the Committee the draft agreement, embodying the terms upon which the public would be allowed the use ot the proposed siding, the Council being required to keep the road in repair. As a portion only of the road was in the Urban District, and the remainder in the Rural District, the Clerk suggested the alteration of the draft accordingly. The Committee recommended to the Council that the draft agreement be approved, subject to the amendment sug- gested.—The Clerk was desired to ascertain U the Holywell Rural District Council would be prepared to join in the agreement. THE CEMETERY. A draft agreement for the sale of the land at Maes, Whittord-street, for the purpose of a public cemetery, was submitted to the Town Improvement Committee, and the various dames having been explained, was approved of. HOW HOLYWELL IS ADVERTISED. The Chairman said he had received from Mr Warner, district superintendent of the L. and N.W.R. Co., a parcel of descriptive and illustrated guides, also a number of pamphlets, which he had pleasure in handing to the Council. He had acknowledged the receipt of the parcel, and he now proposed that a vote of thanks be accorded to Mr Warner for his kindness. Holywell was mentioned in the guide books, and views were also give"—one of the Well, and the other of their ancient water supply. He hoped by the time the guide book was re-issued the Council would be able to give the Railway Co. a different kind of view. Mr T. C. Roberts said he noticed that towns in North Wales were mentioned where there were golf liou Unfortunately, Holy- well hae been omitted from the list, though he could safely say they had golf links equal to any in the Principality. He thought it wouid be well, if the Clerk would call the attention of Mr Warner to the fact that Holywell was well equipped with excellent tog links. The Chairman That may possibly be a great attraction to some. Dr James Williams said for some years he had thought it was high time to bring Holy- well into some prominent notice, and with that idea he wrote out a sort of small guide for people who eame to Holywell. They heard on all sides the admiration of people for the beauties of Holywell, and the question u Why don't you advertise it?" Then they had the reply What is the use of advertising a town without a water supply ? Holywell nad beauties of its own which other parts of Wales had not got. They must do some- thing themselves, they could not expect the the Railway Company to do it all for them. He bad prepared the short article on the approach to and beauties of Holywell. He tnoughi ihe disappointment visitors to Holy- well felt when they saw Holywell from the Railway ought to be explained. Dr Williams read the article which was interestingly written and described the border line of North Wales. Holywell and the neighbourhood provides I. health for the invalid, and charm for the lover of nature." The expensive panoramic views to be obtained from the hills above the town were described in attractive detail. He (the speaker) thought it something of the kmd was printed for private circulation among friends it would have an influence. Holywell was improving day by day, and no one was more privileged than himself knowing it as he did in farmer days. They need not be ashamed of strangers coming to the town, they only wanted the town known and the visitor w,)uld c)me and be delignted.—Mr T. Waterhouse proposed that Dr Williams be asked to hand tne article to the chairman of til Town Improvement Committee tor con- sideration at the next meeting, with the view to tne preparation of a description of Holy- well and that it be forwarded to the London and Norta-Western Railway Company, with t ie request that it may be included in their booklet.—Mr Littler seconded the proposi- tion, which was carried. TRAIN SERVICE CONCESSIONS. At the Town Improvement Committee the Clerk stated that the train service was practically settled fur tne summer season, but Mr Warner promised to consider any uggestions.- The Committee suggested that the Railway Company be asked tnat the 2.55 p.m. train Rhyl to Chester, and tne 10.5 a.m. Chester to Rhyl, stop at Holywell, also that application be made for cheap tickets from Hoiywell to Liverpool on Mondays.— The Clerx reported tnat the up train would stop as desired, it was impossible to arrange for tt.e stoppage of the down train. There was no doubt the cheap bookings for Mon- days would be granted.—On the proposition of Mr J. Ll. Williams, seconded by Dr Jones, a vote of thanks was accorded the Railway Company for the concessions. CROSS STREET DANGER SIGNALS. Dr Jones suggested that application be I made to the Automobile Union for notices to be erected warning motorists of the danger of the passage through Cross-street. He understoud there were Ie special danger" signs, which were plaoed across the street. Alter some slight discussion the proposition | was unanimously received.