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LLANDILO CHRONICLE. TIIE UNITED MALE VOICE PAHTY. This party will re-commence practice on Sunday week preparatory for competition at the Llandilo eisteddfod. A COMPLIMENT. After the Llandilo glee party had finished rendering the subject for the male voice competition at the Llanelly eisteddfod, Major Bythway, one of the, presidents approached the accompanist of the party (Miss Constance E. Lockycr, "County Press," Llandilo), and said that Signor Rindegger, one of the musical adjudicators had requested him to convey his congratulations to her for the excellent manner in which she had accompanied the Llandilo party. This must be a great encouragement to the talented young lady coming as it does from so distinguished a musician. Miss Lockyer's future no doubt is full of great promise. THE LATE LADY DYNKVOR. The tenants of the Dynevor Castle Estate have forwarded to the Right Hon. Lord Dynevor, who is now in Loudull, a beautifully illuminaktl album containing an address (in English and Welsh) of condolence and sympathy with his Lordship in his bereavement by the death of Lady Dynevor. The album which was procured through the agency of Messrs G. Jones and Sons, printers, etc, Llandilo, is of medium-quarto size, and comprises (1) photographs of his Lordship, the Dynevor Mansion, and Llandefeisant Church, and arms in colours on title page (2) English address (3) photo of the old Castle (5) Welsh address (6) names and addresses of the tenants in facsimile. It is bound in full Russia, printed in gold with the baron's arms blocked on side in gold, and is altogether a magnificent work. The following is a copy of the English address. "An address to the Right Honorable Arthur De Cardonnel Baron Dynevor, of Dynevor Castle. May it please yjur Lordship to accept from us your tenants, through the medium of this address, our deep and heartfelt sympathy with your Lordship and your Lordship's family in your present bereavement by the death of your beloved wife and our highly respected Lady—Lady Dynevor. Her life and character were greatly appreciated and admired by us tll-- her noble mind, high culture and christian dis- position shining forth throughout her life an ornament to her family, and a blessing to the public—fully worthy of distinguished history and reputation of the House of Dynevor. We believe that her wisdom and goodness were ever a help in your Lordship's numerous, and constant acts of kindness twwards your tenants in their various needs and trials, as well as in your care for the poor, the aged and afflicted far and near. We venture to express our thoughts and feelings towards your Lordship in the words of Holy Writ. Behold thou hast instructed many, and thou hast strengthened the weak hands. Thy words have upholden him that was falling, and thou hast strengthened the feeble knees and often delivered the poor that crieth and the father- less, and him tlieni that had none to help him, 'and the cause which you" knew not" you have searched out in order to be eyes to the blind "and feet to the I;tiiie." And can assure your Lordship that "the blessing of him that was ready to perish has come upon you, and that you have often made" the widow's heart to sing for joy. In these sentiments, we express not only our own sincere opinions and thankful feelings, as your tenants, in relation to your noble self and your late beloved and praiseworthy Lady, but also the opinions: feelings of the public at large. Though deeply moumillg her death, we re joice in our con- viction, that she has gained t hat glorious eternal home above, there to elljoy the great Ai well earned reward of her many charitable and christian acts and deeds here below and sincerely pray that your Lordships family may be comforted in the God of all comfort with all the consolations that How from happy reminiscences of her beautiful life and society, fully believing that she is with Christ which is far better and from the thought that our Cod is too wise to err and too good to be unkind. We also pray that your Lordships' life may long be spared to Co ntinue and fulfil the various important functions imposed upon you, by your high position, to the comfort of your Lord- ship's family, the welfare of your estates, and the benefit of the country generally. The tenants His Lordship is now also presenting to each of his tenants, numbering about 40", a framed eulogy of Lady Dynevor. which is extracted from a report of her Ladyship's death which appeared in the JrW.s/i man. LOCAI, BOARD. The ordinary monthly meeting was held on Tuesday evening, when Major Thomas occupied the chair. The other members present were Messrs T. < Williams, W m. nritliths, Gritiith Williams, and Junkin Jones.- The surveyor pre- =- sentcd a return made by him of ratepayers using water for other than domestic purposes.—The Clerk read the list, and remarked that it con- tained a few names of persons who should not be strictly considered as using water for other than domestic purposes.—The Chairman asked the clerk to show him what the Act said.—The Clerk A supply of water for domestic purposes shall not include a supply of water for cattle, or for horses, or for washing carriages where such horses or carriages are kept for sale or hire or by a common carrier, or a supply fur any trade manufacture or business, or for watering gardens, or for fountains or for any ornamental purpose." —Mr T. G. Williams spoke strongly against the idea of taxing a manufacturing company (alluding to the South Wales brewery) to a great extent while not charging others, because they used a much less quantity. He would suggest that the surveyor should make out the approximate sum each ratepayer using water for other than domestic purposes should be charged, taking the brewery a" a has is, He did ii"t care whether it was only Is a year, but it was right to do so. -The Chairman I approve of what you say.— Mr T. C. Williams said that his object was not to cramp people in trade, but would rather give them all faciiit v. HDWPVPV the Board should cbaroi> I] "b' other people pro rata with the brewery. They paid more than anybody The Chairman observed that the question should be discussed seriatim after the bye-laws were prepared.—The Cle: k reiterated that the matter would net be altectid by the bye-laNN-. -Ali, T. G. Williams formally repeated his proposition. After some further discussion, Mr (xiifhth Williams remarked that the brewery had used the water before the Board had any knowledge of it. -The Chairman said that parties belonging to the brewery had spoken to him before putting the pipe down. There was no consent, but the Company were willing to pay—A Member (ad- dressing the surveyor) Did any member of the brewery company speak to you about the pipe before it was brought before the Board !—The Surveyor Yes they did, but they did not speak of the size of the pipe.—The Chairman said lie should like to have the reply received from the Local ("ovcrnment Board with respect to the town clock read.—The reply was then read, the terms of which we have already published.—The Local GovernmentBoard had by that letter decided that the Local Board could not in future pay costs of repairing, lighting, or maintaining the rate- payers' clock, or town clock. Now that the de- cision as to the rates had been settled he (the speaker) hoped that all bad feeling would die away, A; until something more definite was fixed upon as to the future of the clock, he propused to find the money for any repairs, tfce., that may be incurred as long as he would be chairman of that Board. He daredsay he would have s-uppoit. t-iidcl- the circumstances, they (the Board) did not deserve the treatment they had received outside. Mr Crillith Williams proposed that the clock should not be maintained in future out of the rates. He twitted the clerk for not having given the law upon the matter before the Board had undertaken its control, &-c. -The Clerk said that he had read it 20 times, and in his letter to Mr copy of which lie produced, he said that the Board could not legally take over the clock with- (),[It I faculty. This was a few months before the Board resolved to maintain the clock, which they did on the 7th June following. An irregular discussion followed, when ultimately Mr U. W illianis's motion was agreed to without any amendment.


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