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RUTHIN. HARTEST FESTIVAL.—Services of thanksgiving were held yesterday (Friday) in the parish church, Llanbedr, when sermons were preached in the afternoon, in English, by the Rev. H. Humphreys, M.A., rector of Henllan, and in the evening, in Welsh, by the Rev. David Jones, vicar of Dyserth. SUDDEN DEATH.—On Monday, a labourer, aged 38, employed on the Nantclwyd estate, named Edward Jonea, and residing at Tynypant. Llan- elidan, was taken ill and died suddenly at his work. It appeared that Dr. W. Jones, of Corwen, had been attending the man for heart disease. The case was duly reported by P.C. Hughes, Llanfair, to the proper quarter, but an inqueat was not accessary. t BOARD OF GUARDIANS. MONDAY.—Present Mr. W. Pickstone, vice-chair- man, presiding; Messrs. R. G. Johnson and J. F. Jesse, ex-officios; H. Powell Jones, W. Davies, Llysfasi, T. Parry, Llanarmon. FINANCE. The statement shewing the amount of call due was presented to the Board, the amout being dE448 in Ruthin district, of which £98 was paid, leaving £350 unpaid. In Llanrhaiadr district the call was of which nine parishes had paid £285, leaving £67 unpaid by two parishes. Out-relief for the fortnight JE91 Is.; cheques issued for £90; balances on all accounts, £633 18s. lOd. BURIAL OF INDOOR PAUPERS. Mr. Richard Jones, Eagles Inn, Ruthin, had tendered to the Board for the burial of indoor paupers providing hearse, four bearers, &c., necessary for such funeral. After discussion it was agreed to pay him 18s. for each at funeral at Ruthin, Llanbedr, Llanrhydd, Llanfwrog, and Llanfair, that price to include four bearers, and 22s. for each funeral in the other 16 outlying parishes. The tender was accepted. THE HOUSE. The Master (Mr. Isaac Williams) reported the num- ber of inmates in the House to be 75 against 72 on the corresponding day last year. Vagrants relieved during the fortnight, 51. There was no other business excepting the examina- tion of the relief lists.