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LLANFYLLIN. WELSH SHEEP.—We are very pleased to find that at the Royal Agricultural Society's Show, held at Leicester, this week, the first prize for a two- shear ,->r shearling Welsh ram, was awarded tJ Mr. J. Marshall Dngdale, of Llwyn, Llanfyllin. FIRK. Lnte on Munday night, a tire broke out in Bridge-Street, in some vacant cottages belonging to Mr. W. Jones, Glandwr. By the assistance of neighbours, who came readily to the rescue, the fire was extinguished about three o'clock a.m. The damage was not great. TOWN COUNCIL, Ttiesdiv.-Prement Aldermen C. R. Jones (presiding), John Jones and Ellis Roberts, Councillors D. Parry, John Ellis. Wm. Jones, Thomas Roherts, Wm. Ellis, Roger Edwards, with Mr W. A. Pughe (clerk). Mrs Davies, the Eagles, made application for the use of the Town Hall, on 21st July. The application was granted. Councillor Edwards directed attention to the hurdles at the market. The contractor left them on the street instead of storing them away as directed by his contract-The Clerk explained that the lessee asked for a hand cart which the Council refused to supply him with. It was decided to write to the contractor on the subject. Pians and specifications for the glazing of the Town Hall, were submitted and approved of. The estimated cost is £ 47. It was agreed on the motion of Councillor Ellis Roberts, seconded by Councillor Wm. Jones, to submit the plans to the Eisteddfod Committee for I approval, the Committee having agreed to bear some of the cost. The Surveyor reported that about 80 feet of the wall near West Lodge had fallen, and it was decided to call the County Surveyor's atten- tion to it. The Clerk read a circular from the Local Government Board, asking the Council to adopt the Infectious Diseases' Notification Act, 1886. Coun- cillor Roger Edwards, proposed the adoption of the Act, which was seconded by Alderman John Jones, and adopted unanimously. Councillor Roger Edwards gave notice that he would move at next meeting that the minutes of the Council be printed each month. This was all the business. PETTY SESSIONS. Tuesday.—Before Messrs C. R. Jones (chairman) and John Jones. D.C.C. Crowden was also present.] oli ii Williams was charged by the Master of the workhouse (Thomas I Aubrey Jones) with refusing to complete his alloted task. Mr Jones stated that prisoner was admitted between six and seven on Saturday even- ing. On Monday his task was to break 3 cwt. of stories, but he only broke half that quantity. The aivused stated that he had not enough of light to break the stones and complained of heart disease. After being examined by Dr Felix Jones he was committed for seven days.—P.S, Meredith charged John Jones with being drunk and disorderly on Saturday in High street. Fined 10s and costs.—Richard Henry Davies (17), son of Richard Davies, Llanrhaiadr, was charged by his father with stealing the sum of X10 10s. Richard Davies stated that the money was kept in a box locked in his bedroom and refused to say who kept the key. P.S. Meredith said the prisoner had con- fessed taking the money and made a statement as to how he had disposed of it. He had bought a watch and hid some of the money in the ground. P.S. Meredith found two sums of money in the spot described by the accused. Fdward Charles Burnes, Llanrhaiadr, deposed having sold a watch to the prisoner for 18s. P.C. Roberts, Penybont, said be apprehended prisoner at Llanrhaiadr and charged him with the offence. The prisoner then stated he took £2 out of the box and 10s which he had received at Oswestry for his father and which he had kept. Prisoner pleaded guilty and was bound over for 12 months.—Application for the transfer of the license of the Lion Hotel, Llansantffraid, was made by Mr Thomas Henry Povey, Scotland street, Ellesmere, which was granted.











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