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WREXHAM BOARD OF GUARDIANS. Weekly meeting, Thursday last. Present: Captain Griffith-Boscawen, chairman Mr. S. T. Baugh, vice- chairman Messrs. E. Woolrich, Maurice Hughes, Win. Griffiths, John Sykes, Richard Phennah, John Burton, John Rogers, S. Harrison, A. Rasbotham, Richard Jones, Henry Jones, William Thomas, C. W. Parson- age, John Beale, Edward Smith, and R. C. Webster. TENDERS. This was the day at, which the tenders for the coming half-year were considered. Two tenders were rejected because they came in late. The following contracts were accepted :—Grocery—Messrs. Timmis, Company, £188 5s. aid. Butterfactors—W. J. Williams, Town- hill, £123 10s. 4d. Millers—William Robert Evans, Halghton Mill, £326 12s. Butchers—Thomas Price, Erias, Æ272 19s. 2d. Coal merchants—A. Phillips, 6d. per ton off for cartage, .£93. Shoemakers—William Jones, High-street. Tailors—deferred. Drapers— Robert Lloyd, £152 18s. 4d. Hosiers—Susan A. Jones, Queen-street, £11 12s. Ironmongers — J. Gittins, £10 6s. 3d. Earthenware dealers—M. Rogers, Church- street, JE4 lis. Straw dealers—Price Bithell, Gwersyllt, £2 5s. per ton. Undertakers—Out-door, William Pierce, £1 Is., 14s., and 5s. Workhouse, Wm. Pierce, £1, 148., and 5s. Holt, nil; Ruabon, Richard Pritchard, 12s. 6d., 7s., and 2s. (ill.; Bersham, William Pierce, JE1 Is., 14s., and fis. There being only one tender for ready-made clothes, and the prices in the same being considerably higher than usual, the committee recom- mended that fresh tenders be advertised for. The com- mittee (on the recommendation of the master) suggest that in future all tenders be addressed to the clerk at the Union offices. THE MEDICAL OFFICER AND TRAMPS. The master reported, in accordance with the wish of the Guardians at the laA board, as follows: "The master begs to report that during the present quarter the number of tramps received in the sick wards on the Medical Officer's certificate were, men, 23; women, 4 children, 2 total, 29. Mr. BAUGH proposed that a letter be written by the Clerk to the Medical Officer, requesting him to'exer- cise extreme caution in giving certificates to the tramps, This was seconded by Mr. SYKES, and carried. HOUSE STATISTICS. The number in the house was 296; last year, 256 last week, 292': vagrants relieved, men, 97 women, 28 i children, 7 total, 127.

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