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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL.

PROPOSED LLANGYNWYD SCHEMES

PROPOSED BILL I-N PARLIAMENT…

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PROPOSED BILL I-N PARLIAMENT DEFERRED. Forthcawl Urban District Council met on Monday evening, there being present Messrs. David Jo-nes, J.P. (chairman). John Grace, John Elias (Newton), Edmund Herne, T. El- wood Deere, W. J. Jackson. J. L. Lambert, Jas. Coombs. J. Eli-as (Nottage). with the clerk (Mr. E. T. David), the deputy clerk (Mr. W. Chorley), and the surveyor and inspecto,r of nuisances (Mr. A. S. Lilley). PROPOSED BILL. It appeared from the minutes of a. special meeting of the Council in committee that a letter was read from the Local Government Board stating that it was for the Council, as the promoter's of the proposed Parliamentary Bill, to show the- Committee before whom the Bill would go any reasons for exceeding the limits allowed under the Public Health Act for the repayment of loans. and there did not- seem. therefore, to be anv advantage in the deputation of the Council waiting upon one of the Board's representatives.—On the mo- tion of Mr. Lambert, it was decided, having regard to the short- time available, to defer the promotion of the Bill until a future Ses- sion of Parliament. THE RED HOUSE." On the recommendation of the Works Com- mittee it was resolved to apply to the agent for Colonel Gray for permission] to erect a shelter on the site of the old Red House at Newton. •UNFIT FOR HABITATION." The Works Committee, having considered a report by the medical officer of health and inspector, recommended that the attention of the owners be called to the dilapidated condi- tion of the Lias Koad property, and that they be requested to show ca-us-o within 30 days why an order should not be obtained to con- demn the property failing the same being put into repair to the satisfaction of the Council, inasmuch as the houses are not fit for human habitation in their present state." PLANS. Consideration of plans for six houses in Newton-road for Mr. Griffith Griffiths was de- ferred. owing to the line of frontage. RAILWAY FACILITIES. Mr. Elias (Nottage) said he had attended the conference of local authorities in Mid- Glamorgan convened by Mr. S. H. Stock- wood (clerk to the Ugmore and Garw Council), which was to consider the railway facilities in the various districts and to report as to the steps which should be taken to secure an improvement. Each district concerned would be able to prepare a strong case for an improvement, and it was decided that the delegate from each district should take steps to present to a further conference a concise statement of the provisions made by the rail- way company, together with a list of sugges- ted improvements. The conference would then carefully consider the case from each district and decide upon the a.ction to be taken. LOCK'S COMMON SHELTER. Mr. Deere said the shelter in the centre of the Lock's Common was in a filthy state, and was hardly fit for anyone to go into.—The Surveyor assured* Mr. Deere that he would give the matter attention.

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MINERS AND L.R.C.

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COUNCILLOR RICHARD WATKIXS…

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MOXEY STOLEN FROM POST OFFICE.

|TUG SUNK OI f RHOOSE POINT.

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