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" Merthyr Express " Diary.…

Notice to Subscribers. -

THE SITUATION IN THE COAL…

CARDIFF AND MERTHYR WATER…

THE DISESTABLISHMENT BILL.…

GOSSIP.

Troedyrhiw & District Co-operative…

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Cardiff & Merthyr Water Supplies.

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Cardiff & Merthyr Water Supplies. After the examination of Alderman D. Jones on the Cardiii Water Bill (reported p-g 8), Air. KeL) put Mr. G. E. Deacon, L.lv, into tne boi. ltne^s said that in hiS the Jeak in the reservoir which had been referred to would not aritce the supply 0( v,ater which wa available tor Merthyr. liio Chairman: Have they, then. threw* ing all the money in try:ntr to stop it?—< Not entirely. The Chairman The last, witness taid it WB4 hopeless. Proceeding, witness said that the Cardirf work, could easily b? en argfd to obtain a. verJ: much larger supply of water. Mr. Poilocti asked whether it was suggested that Cardiff should enlarge its works to supply Merthyr. The Chairman characterised the suggestion as ridiculous. The Committee felt that the prcposed Cardiff supply need not be increa and they would not alter the scheme to compel Cardiff to supply Merthyr Mr. Kelly aaid Merthyr wanted to secure ths right. The Chairman At the expense of Cardiff? Mr. Kelly said that after the clear intimation given from the chair, he would not pursue the matter further, and he asked that the permissive clause be inserted. The Chairman said that the Committee would not insist on the permissive clause unless diff could be induced to grant it. ¡ Mr. Pollock t'-a.id they might take it foa granted, if there was surplus water, that Cardiff would be glad to dispose of it to Merthyr Oll anybody else, and suggested that Merthyr should not be named in the clause, but that power should be given to supply all aurhontaei in the Taff Fawr Valley. Mr. Kelly wished the name of Merthyr to mentioned in the clause. They bad a moral right to the watar. Mr. Pollock said he had anticipeted thatf Merthyr would take up the position, and tha* they thereby sought to obtain a locus standi t interfere if they appeared in the Cardiff Bill bJ9 name. The Chairman suggested that a clause snoul<f be agreed, and that Mr. Pollock should time to consider it.—This was agreed to. The Chairman then intimated that the Comi- mittee pad the preamble of the Bill. and if was agreed that clauses should be taken on Tuesday week.

Merthyr Corporation and Taff…

The Ynysfach Murder.

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