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RHAYADER. RURAL SANITABT AUTHORITY.—THE NEW- BRIDGE WATER SUPPLY.-The ordinary meeting of this authority was held at Rhayader on Wednes- day. Mr S. C. Bvans-Williams presided, and there were oresentMr R. Lewis Lloyd, Mr Thomas Pugh, Mr Richard Morgan. Mr David Lloyd, Mr Roger Walker, Mr D. W. Owen, Mr Evan Evans. Mr Ed- ward Thomas, Mr B. Lewis, Mr J iIorma.n (clerk), Mr Gordon Richardson (medical officer), Mr J. R. Powell (sanitary inspector). With respect to the proposed new water supply for Newbridge-on-Wye, the clerk produced authority from the Local Government Board authorising the Board to borrow a sum of J6850 for carrying out the said work of water supply. It was determined to borrow money at 3t per cent. from Newbridge-on-Wye Court of Foreateri, subject to the costs being reasonable. The following tenders were received for carrying out the work<:—Mr Henry Welsh. Hereford, XI,994 Mr E. Thomas, Llanidloes, £ 1,485; Mr John Rees, Hereford, £ 1»271 9s lOd Mr Henry J. Davenport, Newbridge- on-Wye, £ 1,117 12s Mr P. D. Clarke, Newtown, .£1 096 10s Mr E. Marpole and Son, L anidlues, £ 1,077 Mr T. Jones Davies, Cardiff. £ 1,0>'»0 Messrs J. E. Nott and Co., Brecon and LlanHr'ndod. £ 999 19i 6d; Mr S. W. Dawson, Knucklaa, £ 997; Mr John M. Willis, Builth, XSIS 2s and Messrs C J. Dayiei and Co., Builth, £ S18 8.. 9d. The Sanitary Authority decided to accept the lowest tender (that of Messrs C.J. Davies and Co.. Bailti), subject to the u«n-U oonditions-references from the person tendering an 1 sureties for the due fulfilment of the work. The Medical Officer of Health (Dr. Gordon Richardson), reported a scarletfever case at Newbride-on-Wye, but did not think it necessary to close the eohool at that plaon at present, as the house where the fever brake out was at the extreme end of the village. He reoorted that the house belonging to Mr Thomas Roberta, Bridgend, near Cross Gates, was quite nnfit for habi- tation, and that the inhabitants should not be al- lowed to occupy it during the coming winter. The Board gave directions for proceedings to be taken to have the hoote closed.

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THE COUNTY RATE.

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