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PONTRH V])FENDI.G AID. TK £ .EG?.A?K Sf.Kvrcv.—Telegraphic S<N'V;E- WCl, open to the public on Wednesday, June 14th. The fact was greatly appreciated by the people and tree use was made c.it during the day. of the more spirited were eagerly watching for the hour of opening to strike, so as to be first. Congratula- tions were received fr;m friends, the secretary, Mr J. Rees, being wafmiy C ingralnl«ted by Mr Edw. Evans of Aberystwyth early in the mor.ong. SCHOU:- BOAIW —iha montdy meeting of the Board was held en Thursday, Jane Sth, when Mr Richard Jones, chairrr-aii, presided. Other members present Here Messrs Thomas Jones, Old Abbey: J. T. Richards and Jenkiu Jenkus Messrs J. Rees and D. Williams, masters. — The Board chit-iiy occupied itself with the a tendance lists.—As soon as the ordinary business of the Board was over, a special meeting was held to appoint a clerk. Two persons applied, Mr Isaac Jones, Llwynygog, and Mr S. Tr.goning. As the silariea asked were about equal it not ar), :\11' Tregoning was <1.ppointed, he having heeu for twenty-three years clerk to the Ystiadmeurig School Board. PARISH COUNCIL.—The Gwnnws Upper Parish Council held its sec">n 1 meeting on Weonc-sday, June 7th. Mr Edward Evans, J.P., who had heeu elected chairman for the ensuing year, was present and thanked the Council for the honour done to him. He would do his best to attend regularly.— The Clerk presented the accounts for the year which were examined and pissed.—Mr William Rowlands gave notice that he would at the uext meeting of the Council call attention to the necessity of improving the public paths and erect seats at convenient spots.—The Council, on the proposition of Mr J. D. Jones, builder, heartily accorded a vote of thanks to Mr Edward Evans, the chairman Mr Jones. Dolfawr, late chairman, and Messrs Joseph Jones and Edward Jenkins for besoming guarantors for the telegraph service when they found that the original scheme of the two parish councils would no be sanctioned by the Authorities.—Messrs Evans and Jones replied and stated that it pleased them very much to In able to be of help. They experienced great satis- faction at finding the telegraph service about being a fact and reality. They could not however let that vote pass without pointing out the share borne by Mr J Rees, C.M., as clerk of the movement.— Mr J. Rees said nothing gave him greater pleasure than to be of service to his fellows.






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