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J MACHYNLLETH. I PRRSONAL.—Lord Londonderrv has seen service as chairman of the London School Board, Viceroy of Ireland, and, of course, Postmaster-General. which post he obtained after making existence rather unpleasant for the Government. For all hi> Slrish title, he is by birth a Londoner, and bv senti- ment a landlord. He has great possessions, largely increased by the recent rise in coal. Leader. I OBITUARY.—The death took place suddenly on Sunday morning of Mrs Lewis, wife of Mr lthy-J Lewis, grocer, Maengwyn-street, at the age of 37| years. Deceased was the sister of Mr MaldwyiJ Humphreys, Aberystwyth She was a member of the Wesleyan Chapel. Much sympathy is felt with the bereaved husband and four children. THE LATE QUEEN.-The following is a copy of Monthly Meeting in Session at Llanidloes, on Jan. Oth and 31st last:—"That we, the members of the I resolution passed in Session at LIanidioes. on Jan. Presbytery < f Upper Montgomeryshire, representing seven thousand Welsh Calvinistic Methodists, desire to express our deep sorrow at the death of Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Victoria, and our gratitude for the benefits of her long and prosperous reign. We desire to extend our heartfelt sympathy to His Majesty, King Edward VII, and to all the members of the Royal Family and we pray for the blessing cf God upon the Kin and his i-eitn." THE COUNTY SCHOOL.—Mr Meyler presided ovc the first meeting of the Literary and Debating Society on Monday night, when two or three bogus republicans, led by all impossible suspect, Richard Hughes, met with a severe handling at the hands of the volunteers for the cause of King and School R. W. Morgan champioped the cause of Limited Monarchy, and was supported by such veterans of the field as J. K. Watkins, E. R. Vaughan, and Alfred Morris. T. W. Phillips literally strewed the field with the husks of his adversaries' argnmtmts, as he swept the line with the boning fire of history I—ancient and modern. Gentle Elwy ap Ifor was revolutionary, and cited how our cousins beyond Qneenstown were quietly but speedily preparing for England a second fiddle. A Briton's love for the weaker side impelled Mr Evans to dissemble on behalf of Richard Hughes. Goronwv Davies complimented r. W. Morgan on having pleaded so ably for a good cause, and then proceeded to (le- nounce all faddists, dreamers, and theoretical problems. Hereupon the case for the republicans collapsed. URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. Tuesday. February 5th, present, Mr Edmund Gillart, chairman, presiding; Messrs D. Smith, Richard Gillart, Edward Roes, J. M. Breeze, John Pugh, G. W. Griffith, E. D. Rees, Richard Rees, with John Rowlands (clerk). D. Phillip Jones (assistant clerk), John Jones (surveyor), D. Davies William (rate collector), and Dr A, 0. Davies (medical officer). ADVERTISING THE TOWN. The Clerk said the committe had met. when Mr Gough of the Cambrian Railways traffic department attended. A general discussion took place as toB the best mode of advertising the town. Mr Gougi) stated that the Company were willing to place photographs of Machynlleth and district in the Railway carriages, and also by inserting views of the district in the Cambrian Railway guide on condition that the Council paid for the blocks B The Council were now waiting for the decision o the Parish Councils which were going to meet when the matter would be further dealt with. B COUNCIL ELECTION. B A letter was received from the Local Goverment Board stating that the date of the Council ElectionB bad been fixed for March 25th. The Clerk said that the retiring members were Lord Henry Van Tempest, Mr J. M. Breeze, and Mr G. W. Griffiths. STREETS AND SANITARY COMMITTEE. The Inspector reported that a private slaughter house was in an unsatisfactory condition.—The medical officer said that he visited the place and found that it required cleaning, and notice should be served, Worst of all there were some live animals kept there. When he visited the place there were some bullocks there which were not fit to kill. He would not like to eat their meat. He bad received complaints from the tenants of the houses near complaining that pools of blood were allowed to remain opposite their houses. It was decided to serve notice upon the owner. MEDICAL OFFICER'S REPORT. The Medical Officer submitted his annual report md on the motion of Mr Richard Gillart. and he was thanked for the same. H

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