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THE COUNCIL'S WORKMEN.

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THE COUNCIL'S WORKMEN. A special meeting of the above Council was held on Thursday night.. Present: Mr J. Pryce Jones (chairman), Mr -t ii D r. Owen Williams (vice-ohairman;, Dr. J. Pugh Jones, Messrs. John Morgan, D. O. Hughes, Henry Freeman, R. Lloyd Williams, J. Llewelyn Davies, William Owen, Rhys Jones, D. E. Davies, and Edward Williams; with Messrs. R. Llewelyn Owen (deputy clerk) and T. R. Parry (surveyor). THE COUNCIL'S WORKMEN. This year the Council decided to I advertise for men and invited those in their employ to send in applications. The latter did so and arplied that their wage should be increased from 20s. to 24s. a week. The Council decided to stipulate that they would not pay more than the usual £ 1 a week. The Deputy Clerk reported that the following employees of the Council had sent in their resignation to terminate their services with the Council on Sat- urday, May 17th :—Messrs. John Ro- berts, Griffith Edwards. Robert Thomas, Owen Owens, Robert Griffith and David Jones. The men gave as their reason I for taking this step that the Council I bad not met them as regards increase of wages in face of the increase in the cost tlf living. In reply to a question, the Surveyor stated that the men handed in their notices on Monday morning. A long discussion then followed as to whether the notices sent in by the work- men were in order, as they were banded in on Monday morning, and it was agreed that they were in order. After another long discussion, it was decided, on the proposition of Mr Owen Williams, seconded by Mr Edward Wil- liams, to invite the workmen to meet the Council on Friday night to discuss the matter further. The Council sat for two hours.

FRIDAY NIGHT'S MEETING.

TUESDAY NIGHT'S MEETING, j

CHURCH AND CHAPEL ORDER OF…

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