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ST. ASAPH BOARD OF GUARDIANS TEVBSDAY,—Present: P. P. Pennant, Esq., (chair- ruan), MessrsW. M.Clarke, Edwin Morgan, (vice- chaiimen), T. G. Dixon, Nant, Prestatyn; W. V iliiams, Prestatyn Captain Salisbury; B. L f tier, S. Perks, llhyl; E. Angel, R. Davies, Denbigh Joseph Lloyd, St. Asaph: John II aghes, Llanfair; W. Ellis, Abergele: J. Vaughan John Roberts, Geinas Mr. Browne Inspector), &c. • Inspector), &c. THE MASTER'S BOOKS. The Master reported as follows :—Number in the hou-e last board.day 134 admitted since, 14 dis. charged, I I remaining in the house, 137; corres- period last year, 123; increase, 14; Vag- run's relieved during the past fortnight, 57 corresponding period last year, 57. Out of the 57 vagrants only one was a woman. the Chairman remarked that the number of va-.rants was not on the increase, sinco the Berk- 8L I," System had come into operation. Mr. Joseph Lloyd remarked that the police at I'hv; were in the habit of giving tickets to tramps. He"; bought it would be better if they were sent on i rect to St. Asaph.—Several other (guardians es," resaed an opinion that it would be advisable t,) di urage the going of tramps to Rhyl, and as it ten ,1 to defeat the object in view in adopting the TL" svstem, it was agreed that the Clerk should -c. i-o Mr. Peter Browne, chief constable, intim- at, -r that the granting of tickets to tramps by the R] ■ t police should be discontinued. A young married woman, who, with two of her children, are inmates of the house, applied to the cIr bcaid to be allowed to go out. Her husband, sLe stated, was on tramp, looking for work-It was agreed that the application be not granted for the pre-ent. AN OLD-ESTABLISHED CUSTOM TO BE DISCONTINUED. Mr Joseph Lloyd said he would like to ask the Master a question before he left the room. It was stated out of doors that several of the guardians, together with the reporters were in the habit every hoard-day of receiving refreshments in the house. He wished to know at whose expense such re- freshments were given The Master (Mr Jones) said he did not know how long the custom refered to had been in ex- istence he supposed since the house had been built. When he came into office he found the practice in existence, and he had received no in- structions from the .board to discontinue it. As to the expenee-well, he supposed it was at the ex pense of the ratepayers. Mr Joseph Lloyd proposed that the practice be discontinued from that day.—Mr John Roberts, geinas, seconded the motion.—Upon being put to the meeting three voted for, and two against. The motion was_therefore declared carried. MAINTENANCE OF PARENTS. U Letters were read from several persons who had been asked to contribute towards the support of their parents. In most of the casos, the parties phaded inability to contribute'anything on account of being out of work.—Each was carefully C-JU- aide-red and decided on its nieiits. ESTHlIlt IirCHIEs's CASE. Communications were read from Dr. Heaton, St. Asaph, and Dr. Cox, of the North Wales .Lunatic Asylum, both of whom gave it as their opinion that Esther Hughes, formerly of Mill Bank, Rhyl, was in a fit state of mind to be allowed to reside with her friends at Rhyl, providing she was kindly treated and well cared for.—It was agreed that the woman be granted her discharge, and that certain mGDey securities belonging to her (now held by Mr Gri msley, the Clerk), be banded over to her friends on payment of the costs of her maintenance in the asyhun and the house. CENTRAL POOR LAW CONFERENCE. A communication was read stating that the above conference would be held in the Lower Hall, Lon- don. on Wednesday, the 10th of December, and intin, itinet that the St. Asaph Board should be represented at the conference.- The chairman stated that very likely he would be in Loudon a.br, clG that time and at the request of the board he consented to represent the board at the Confer- ence. LLANFAIR DISTRICT MEDICAL OFFICER. Tie Clerk stated thet when Dr. Roar's, the medical officer for the Llanfair d^trict, was ap- pointed 12 months ago, the 1.:(;:11 Government Board sanctioned the appoini ue-ut for 1 '1 month* only. T)1.It would expire en ahe 15th inst. therefore the office would be practically vucnu,.—It was resolved to make the next meeting special for the filling up of the vacancy. —.— ♦—■

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