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MONTGOMERY BOROUGHS LIBERAL ASSOCIATION". A special meeting of the representatives of the Montgomery Boroughs was held on Tuesday at Newtown, when Mr C. R. Jones, of Llanfyllin, was voted to the chair. The boroughs represented were Nswtown, Montgomery, Welshpool, Llanfyllin, and Llanidloes. Mr J. Rowlands, Machynlleth, wrote regretting inability to attend. Reports were read from the various boroughs with regard to the draft ruies subrnited to them for their consideration, and after considerable discussion the new rules, with several modifications, were unanimously adopted. It was decided that the representation of each borough should bo five members for the first hundred voters and two for each subsequent hundred. Under the old system there were three for each first hundred and one for subsequent hundreds. It was further decided that the Executive should consist of one vice president for each borough aud two representatives from each borough with power to co-opt six additional representatives, that each borough should have in its midst a local association for promoting Liberal- ism, that the Council should have the power to elect officers fa" the year and to choose a candidate to tight Major Pryce-Jones, M.P., subject to confirmation by a subsequent meeting of the Council after being referred to the local association. Matters of registration were also discussed, and t1.0 arrangements for the first meeting of the new Council were left in the hands of a Committee, con- sisting of Rev T. E. Williams Messrs R. Williams E. R. James. Hamer, Thomson, Morgan, Hughes and Grindloy. It was agreed to send an urgent message to en.?! i borough with regard to registration. C.4.MBKIAN RAILWAYS.—Approximate return of traffic receipts, for the week ending Jane 7th, 1896. Miles open, 250. Passengers, parcels! horses, carriages, dogs, and mails, £ 2,848; mer- chandise, minerals, and live stock, £ 2,410; total for the week, £ 5,258 aggregate fl-o-tn commence- ment of half-year, £ 105,811. Actual traffic receipts for tho corresponding week last year: Iliies open, 237. Passengers, parcels, &c., ;E2,702 merchandise, minerals, <&o., £ 2,126 total for the week, £ 4,828, aggregate from commencement of half-vear; Z99 532. Increase for the week, passengers, parcels &o., 1146; increase, merchendise, minerals, &c., £ 284; total increase for the week, £ 430; aggregate increase, passengers, parcels, &c., £ 3,437; aggregate increase, merchandise, minerals, &c., £ 2,792; aggre- gate from commencement of half-year, £ 6,229.

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