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BRECON TOWN COUNCIL. A Decrease of Tolls. The Mayor (Councillor Evan Morgan) pre- sided over a meeting of the Brecon Town Council, held on Tuesday Others present Tbonjesi Williams, E A. Wright, "od Dwiri Poweli, Councillors Mine Philip Morgan, C. W. Beat, J. James William' and William Williams- Vlk. JOHN LLOYD'S PAPERS. The Town Cittk (Mr Hyatt Williams) said the late Mr John Lloyd's papers bad been brought to Brecon, and placed in the buildiug on the Bulwark, and he (the Town Clerk) had bad farther correspondence with Mr Hanier (executor) and suggested that be should com- municate with the County Connoil and ascer- tain their position in the matter. He (the Town Clerk) bad seen the Clerk of the County Cooncii, who said be would bring the matter before the County Council at the next m,, -tiog. A LOW DEATH RATE. The Medical Officer of Health (Dr. Rees) reported that foor deaths were registered daring August, which wafl equal to th* low rate of 8 1 per thousand of the inhabitants per, annum. Aid Wright: That is a very low rate. THE LEASE OF THE TOLLS. The special sub committee appointed to consider the renewal for one year cf the lease of the market tolls reported that after inter- viewing the lessee, they bad come to the con. clusion that the tolln at preeeut received were considerably lower than the;? were in normal tines, especial; v thee received from the plea- ani-e fair, and recommended that the new terms should he 1750. Aid. William, What is tb8 difference? The Mayor: £70.. Mr J. J. Williams said that was the result of altering the fairs to two days. Ald. Powell It looies like it. Mr Best; said the difference -waR doe to the redaction in be receipts from the slaughter house and other things. Alderman Powell remarked that no doubt the receipt of tolls ID the cattle market was also considerably less for various reasons. Eventually the report was adopiad. THE COAL SUPPLY. Arising oat of the-letter from the Board of Trade advisicg the storage of coal, Mr Beet suggested that the Council should purchase f20 or ælO worth of coal from the Patti fond for the poor people during the winter. After some farther discussion the Council came to the conclusion that it was not advisable to act in the matter. COMPLIMBNT TO FIRE BRIGADE. Mr A. H. Tyler, Brecon, in enclosing a cheque for the amount of the bill for the eervices of the Fire Brigade is the fire at the canal wharf on August 25th, stated that the brigade were on the scene with reel aDd hos, on both occasions most promptly, and even within a few minutes after he got there himself. It wae very satisfactory and he would like the Coonoil to know it. RUSSIAN FLAG DAY. The Town Clerk read a communication appealing to the Council to organise a flag day in aid of the Russian Red Cross Fund. The Mayor explained that at a committee meeting they had been arranging for a Belgian lag day in Octcber. Alderman Wright suggested that they shoald make a joint collection for both countries. On the suggestion of Miss Morgan the matter was referred to the Works Committee. WORKMEN'S WAGES. The Works Committee reported that at a meeting of the Finance Committee it was decided to recommend that the increase in the corporation workmen's wages granted last April be continued until March 25tb. QUESTION OF BILLETING. The Mayor referred to the question of billet- ing troops in the town. He said that no doubt a number of troops would be billeted at various places during the coming winter and he asked if they could do anything to secure troops for Brecon. Alderman Wright said they would be wanted at the front. Alderman Powell said troops were already billeted at Aberystwyth and Llandtindod. De |r. citations were Bent from those places to Ge". MacKinuion. Miss Morgan asked if Brecon could not send a deputation. The Town Clerk said the county member had done his best in the past and failed. Mr Best did not agree with sending a depu- tation, as the military authorities knew the circumstances at Brecon well enough. The position at Aberystwyth and Llandrindod was different: they eoald accommodate a whole brigade. The matter was left to the Mayor to deal with.

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