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( STREET BETTING AT BARRY

NEW ISLAND 1 ORT.

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FINANCE. The monthly meeting of the Finance Com- mittee was held on Friday afternoon in last week. Councillor J. A. Hughes presided, and there were also present Councillors James Jones and J. Milward. CORONATION FESTIVITIES. It was reported that the total amount spent in connection with the preparations for the Coronation festivities, which were unfortunately abandoned, exceeded S262 2s 2d. BALANCES. Mr C. B. Brown, the Acting Clerk, reported that the total balance due tj the tre surer was £ 14,188. ILLITERATES AND THEIR EDUCATION. In going through the pay-book of the sur- z! veyor's department, it was noticed that a number of men signed by means of crossps. Councillor Milward thought it was essential that nil of their employees should be able tn wr te their own names, and suggested that all the men be compelled to learn to write their own names within a month. This would be to th, ir own advantage. It was decided to ask the Surveyor to report at the next meeting the number of men who signed in this way, and their ages. REDUCED RENTAL Mr E i ward Rees, who occupies a villa belong- ing to the Council in Holton-road, wrote asking the Council to makf: a reduction in the rent of the arJ1>. Mr Hees, who already pay the rates and taxes, was granted a reduction of £5 a year. IMPORTANT TO TRADESMEN. it was decided that in future all accounts mu"t be pros'n'ed to the Accountant of the Co iecil direct on the seventh day of each I month. Lately accounts were presented a day I before the mating, which greatly inconven- ience 1 the cL-rk. I SCALE OF WAGES. I Mr T. W. Lewis was instructed to draw up a scale of salaries of the ehrk's employed in bis I office, and also was given power to engage a caretaker for the Rates' Office.

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