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CORWEN.

I BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

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I BOARD OF GUARDIANS. Friday, January 6th, present, Dr. Jones (chairman), Miss Hughes, Messrs. R. R. Roberts, and Godfrey Parry, Corwen W. E. Williams, and Thomas Owen, Llangar; John Roberts, Ceryg-y druidion J. Nan- son, Miss Edith Barker, Mrs. Richards, and Mrs. Roberts, Llangollen (urban); Messrs. J. D. Jones, Llanfihangel, G.M.; Henry Herbert, and Simon Jones, Llangwm; D. W. Roberts, Llantysilio; Thomas Hughes, clerk Dr. Walker, E. Derbyshire, and E. Foulkes, relieving officers, and R. Williams, master. STATISTICS. Out relief administered during the past fortnight Corwen district per Mr. E. Der- byshire, £56 4s. to 209 paupers corres- ponding fortnight last year, £57 11s. to 231 paupers. Llangollen district per Mr. E. Foulkes, £53 12s. to 231 paupers; corres- ponding fortnight last year, R58 4s. to 246 paupers. Number of inmates in the house, 52; corresponding week last year, 54. Num- ber of vagrants relieved during the past fortnight, 32, against 31 for the correspond- ing fortnight last year. ABSENTEES. Letters were read from Mr. E. O. V. Lloyd and Mr. John Williams, Llangollen rural, regretting their inability to be pre- sent at this meeting. Upon the motion of Mr. R. R. Roberts, the clerk was directed to look up by the next meeting, whether any members had disqualified themselves through non-attendance. CONDOLENCE. Upon the motion of Mr. D. W. Roberts, seconded by Mr. R. R. Roberts, a vote of condolence was passed with Miss Jones -ind the family, upon the death of Mr. Maurice Jones, Tynycelyo, Bryteglwys- member of the Boa,r i. C Also upon the motion of Mr. R.R.Roberts, seconded by Dr. Jones, great sympachy was expressed with Mr. John Evans (a member of the Board), Coedicws, Glyntraian, in the recent great sorrow and bereavement which befel him. EMIGRATION TO ONTARIO. A circular letter was read f>om the Local Government Board with reference to the emigration of paupers and deserted child- ren to Ontario, and was ordered to be laid on the table. REMOVAL. P. S. Morris gave notice that he will ter- minate his engagement as assistant re- lieving officer on the 17th inst. The Guard- ians expressed great regret in losing the services of an officer who had always dis- charged his duties with so much satisfaction to all, and they hoped his successor will prove as capable. CHRISTMAS GIFTS TO THE INMATES. The master, on behalf of the inmates of the workhouse, thanked the Board of Guard- ians for their Christmas treat, and reported the following gifts received by the inmates —Dr. Jones, an ounce of tobacco and a pint of beer to each of the men with their Christ- mas dinner; The Hon. C. H. Wynn, Rug, an ounce of tobacco to each of the men Mrs. Wynn, quarter pound of tea to the women, and toys for the children; Messrs. J. Parry and Co., Grocery Stores, sweets, oranges, and apples for Christmas day; Mr. Lewis Edwards, butcher, oranges for the children; Mrs. R. R. Roberts, The Terrace, five dozen mince pieq; Miss Edith Barker, Penybryn Hall, Llangollen, a box of sweets and crackers; Dr. Walker, Corwen, miscel- laneous periodicals during the year; Miss Cross, Osborne House, Llangollen, a copy of the Graphic weekly; the publishers of the Llangollen Advertizery Eryr, and Wyth- nos, copies of their papers weekly during the past year. Resolved that the clerk should write to each of the parties named, conveying the thanks of the Board for their kindness. FINANCE COMMITTEE'S REPORT. Mr R, R. Roberts reported that the Finance Committee had examined and checked the tradesmen's bills, &c., for the past quarter, and recommended the pay- ment of all, amounting altogether to 2389 lis. The committee also recommend ed that petroleum be obtained in future by tender. The report was adopted, and cheques for the several items were drawn and signed.

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