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I CAPT. CLIVE, M.P., AT LEDBURY.

A SON-IN-LA W'S WILD ACT.,…

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NEWENT. r BOARD OF GUARDIANS—Mr G Cloke, sen., presided over the fortnightly meeting of the Board of Gaurdians on Tuesday. The Master reported the number in the House as 52, against 73 for the same period last year tramps relieved during the fortnight 179, as against 140 last year. The Board acknowledged, with thanks, the following gifts:-Two hampers of vegetables from Major W P ThackweH; papers and* periodicals from Mrs Beechey, Miss Newbury, Miss Dyke, Messrs W J Cook and Sons. The Board agreed to support a communication from Derby Union on local taxation effects. With regard to the Mental Deficiency Aot, the Chair- man said the County Council were prepared to hand over the arrangements for the mentally deficient in the county to amalgamated Boards of Guardians, there being about 600 in the county, to be provided for in a suitable building to be yet arranged for. Gloucester County Council repayments of j57 18s 2d oa behalf of the registrars, and E262 38 4d on the lunacy account were reported.—Dr. Johnstone, Corse, wss granted 14 days' leave, he providing a locum tenens.—Mr Beach asked why the Redmarley rates had risen from 2s 4d to 3s, and Mr Hayes also inquired why Staunton rate had risen from 2s 4d to 3s 2d. The Clerk explained that the county rate was higher, and that a larger work- ing balance mast be kept.-It was notified that the Gloucester County Lunatic Asylum charge from June 1st would be gs 6d per patient per week.-Mr G Freeman will hbrse the water carta at the rate of 8a per day.—A communica- tion was received from Gloucester County Council re classificatioa of roads under the Road Board, and after a lengthy discussion the matter was adjourned.— Mr E Wood, A. R. S. I., Inspector of Nuisances, gave his usual monthly report, which was satisfactory.

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