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DENBIGHSHIRE & FLINTSHIRE…

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URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.

. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

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BOARD OF GUARDIANS. The ordinary meeting was held on Saturday The ordinary meeting was held on Saturday last. There were present Mr. Evan Jones (chairman), Mr. W. Morris (vice-chairman), Messrs. J. M. Jpnes, Merris Peters, W. T. Rowlands, D. Roberts, J. Thomas, Evan Evans, T. Lloyd, T. Davies, R. Jones, R. Thomas, T. Jones, Mrs. Parry, Miss Parry, with Mr. J. R. Jones (clerk), and Mr. T. R. Dakin (assistant clerk). STATISTICS. The balance in the treasurer's hands was re- ported to be £ 1,257,14s. 4d., and the balance in the relieving officer's hands, £5 Is. During the fortnight, fSS 4s. Id. had been expended in relieving 159 out-door paupers, as against 939 17s. Od. to 183 paupers last year. Cheques (in- cluding tradesmen's bills) amounting to £ 290 5s. 5d. were signed. The treasurer had received since the last meeting from local taxation E264 2s. 4d., from the County Council 9494 2s. Od., from the overseers, £ 236, and in respect of gChool attendance expenses, £ 5. THE HOUSE. The Master reported that there were 34 in the House last week, the number being identical with that for the same week last year. 41 vagrants had been relieved during the fort- night, as compared with 49 last year. The Master further reported the admission ot several inmates since last Board day. Morris Hughes applied for a weekly allow- ance of tobacco. The application was refused, one of the Guardians remarking that the applicant should be thankful for his keep. VISITORS REPORT. 'The inmates look very well eared for—very bright and happy.M. Cockcioft. 22nd March, 1897.' Viaited the House with Miss Coekereit, who • expressed great satisfaction at tire way the in- mates in the sick ward were cared for.-22nd March, 1897, S. E. Parry.' I went over the House to-day and found all the inmates comfortable. I looked at the old women's ward, and I think that if a corner was boarded oft it would make a convenient sleeping room for the attendant.-Evan Jones, 30th March, 1897.' 'Visited the House and found everybody being attended to, and the House elean.-R. fhomas, T. Lloyd, T. Davies, and R. Jones, 3rd April, 1897.' TENDER. Mr. Owen Roberts' tender for Wall and Bench coal was accepted, conditionally on his producing the colliery invoice to verify the weight. ASSISTANCE FOR THE MATRON. As the result of the advertisement, two ap- plications only came to hand, one from Jane Roberts, Bala, a former inmate, and the other from Maggie E. Roberts, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roberts, the Workhouse. A letter was also read from the Local Government Board stating that the Guardians were perfectly at liberty to engage a general servant without their sanction. It was resolved, on the motion of Mr. R. Jones, seconded by Mr. R. Thomas, that Miss Roberts be engaged at a salary of £ 10 per annum, it being understood that during her period of service no charwoman should be em- ployed at the expense of the Guardians, and that the engagement be suject to one month's notice. It was further resolved, on the motion of Mr. J. M. Jones, seconded by Miss Parry, that a cubicle be made for the newly appointed ser- vant, and that all arrangements as to its con- struction, &c., be left in the hands of the Building Committee.

MERIONETHSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.

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RHYL COUNCIL ELECTION.

GLAN'RAFON CORWEN.

THE DENBIGH SCHOOL BOARD !…

TO THE EDITOR OF "THE NORTH…

INLAND REVENUE PROSECUTION…

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