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. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

PENLLYN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL.

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PENLLYN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. The monthly meeting was held on Saturday last, when there were present Mr. L. J. Davies (Chairman), Mrs. Price, Messrs. Evan Jones, J. J. Edwards, E. M. Roberts, J. Ll. Jones, Wm. Richards, Robert Davies, Robert Jones, and T. R. Dakin (Assistant Clerk). The balance in the Treasurer's hands was, re- ported to be E304 3s. 8d. Cheques were signed amounting altogether to £.71! 1'38. 5d. MEDICAL OFFICEWS, REPORT. In the absence of Mr. R. Thomas, who gave notice of motion, Mr. J. LI. Jones- proposed', and Mr. J. J. Edwards seconded, that the Medical Officer of Health be requested to send in a monthly report. Thisarose in connection, with the adoption of the Infectious Diseases (Notification) Act. DRAIN NEAR BRYNFFYNNON, GLAN'RAFON. A letter was read from Mr. R:. R. Roberts, Corwen, agent to the Hon. C. H. Wynn, stat- ing, in reply to the Clerk's letter, that he had' visited the locality of the proposed drain, and was surprised if the Council thought of dis- charging the sewage into the river in view of the recent resolution of the Merioneth County Council on pollution of rivers. The Surveyor pointed out that the proposed outlet was lower down, and that it was pro- posed to construct a cesspool to take all solids before reaching the river. It was resolved, upon the motion of Mr. Evan Jones, seconded by Mr.W. Richards, that the Council wish to point out in sending a tracing of the exact position of the proposed drain that rather than increasing the pollution they were diminishing it, inasmuch as they proposed putting a catch pit on the line of this new drain, that no sewage goes into the drain, and that no solids will enter the river. GLYN BRIDGE. It was decided, on the motion of Mr. J. J. Edwards, seconded by Mr. J. LI. Jones, that f,10 be contributed in accordance with the promise made when the construction was con, templatsd. DISARMAMENT OF THE NATIONS.^ It was resolved, upon the motion, of Mr. Evan Jones, seconded by. Mr. J. Ll. Jones, that this meeting rejoices that in response to the Czar's Rescript a conference of the great powers will shortly She held, and urges Her Majesty's Government to give such instructions to its representatives as will secure a successful issue to its deliberations, thus relieving the burdens pressing upon the nations and promot- ing the permanent peace of the world. INSPECTOR'S REPORT. The Inspector reported that he had no special case to submit to th3ir notice. The attention of the owners was called to any complaints. The district continued to be free from any in- fectious disease. THE HIGHWAYS. The Surveyor reported that these last weeks had been an exceedingly troublesome time with the roads throughout the district, as the wea- ther had been so wet, especially after the fftod on December 27th, which in spite of everything caused considerable damage to the roads; con- siderable injury had been done to Penrbos Road and Hirnant Road. Ty Du Road had been repaired, and assistance secured for cart- age free. Llawrybettws Road had received a covering of stones, which he considered had greatly improved the road. VARIOUS. The Chairman remarked that there was a die- sire among some of them to have the agenda put in Welsh, and he did not think be had only to suggest it to the Clerk to do so, to give the Welsh translation after each item. Mr. R. Davies enquired whether the word 'agenda' was English or Welsh (laughter). The Chairman gave notice that he would move a resolution with regard to the Llanowch- llyn Cemetery, and also the question of apply- ing for a contribution from the County Coun- cil towards roads which they refused to take over.

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