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Rheumatism and Kidney Trouble.

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HAY RURAL COUNCIL.

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HAY GUARDIANS.

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HAY GUARDIANS. There were present at Hay Board of Guardians meeting, on Thursday, the Rev. W. E. T. Morgan (chairman), Mrs E. C. Crichton, Revs G. Leigh Spencer, G. Hubert Griffith and W. L. Crichton, Messrs T. J. Stokoe, J. R. Griffiths, Wm. Jones, W. V. Pugh, E. D. Weaver, C. Butcher, J. Jones, J. Davies, James Davies, H. Yorath, R. T. Breese, R. T. Griffiths (clerk), and other officials. The Clerk reported that he had examined the officers' accounts, and found them correct. There was a credit balance of £ 236 8s lid in the treasurer's hands. A circular letter was read from the Local Government Board informing the Guardians that elections had been postponed for 12 months, and, in. the event of a vacancy occurring, they were to fill it without an election. A further circular letter from the Local Government Board urged the use of granu- lated sugar, owing to the fact that the supplies of cube sugar from the continent had been cut off. The Clerk stated that granulated sugar was being used at the house. A letter from the same source sanctioned che increase of salary to Nurse Stevens, granted at the previous meeting. The Clerk asked for permission to apply to the Local Government Board for a further postponement of the operation of Act 4 of the Poor Law Institutions Order, relating to children in the Union. He stated that he had had the Board's sanction to retain them in the house to the 29th inst., and, if the children were kept longer than that date, a further application would have to be made. The members acquisced. The Building Committee, which met on August Mtb, recommended that the tender of Mr Edgar Evans, for fixing extra ventilation in the laundry, be accepted at V,13 10s.— Agreed. The Master's report showed that during the past fortnight 69 vagrants were relieved as compared with 111 for the same period last year-a decrease of 42. One person was admitted to the house during the fortnight and one discharged. I

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Soldiers on Leave.

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