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I Llandilo Urban Council. The quarterly meeting of the Llandilo Urban District Council was held at the Public Hall, Lla.ndilo, on Tuesday evening, the 7th inst., Mr. A. E. Harries, J.P., Chairman, presiding. There were also pre- sent: Mr. H. W. Jones, Vice-chairman; Mr. D. Pritchard Davies, Mr. Wm. Hopkins, J.P., Mr. J. H. Rees, Mr. E. W. Evans, Mr. John Stephens, Mr. David Morgan, Mr. Benjamin Hughes, Mr. J. R. Evans, and Capt. W. L. Roberts; together with thel Clerk (Mr. J. C. Edmunds) and the Surveyor (Mr. W. A. Parry). I VOTE OF CONDOLENCE. Before proceeding .-ith the business of the Council, a vote of condolence with Lady Hills- Johnes on the death of Sir James Hills- Johnes, V.C., G.C.B., was moved by the Chairman, and seconded by Capt. W. L. Roberts, who stated that as a result of his long association with the General he could say ho almost loved him. I WATER SUPPLY. I Mr. D. Pritchard Davies said that a small deputation should be appointed to go before the Rural District Council to inform there that the Urban Council were prepared to supply them with water. Capt. Roberts stated that they wanted water, and the Urban District Council had water for sale. Mr. W. Hopkins moved that the Clerk should summon a special meeting, so that the deputation should have the facts to place before them. Mr. D. P. Davies, however, urged that the deputation should first of all go to the Rural Distrirt Council and see if they wanted water. Mr. D. Morgan agreed with Mr. Wm. Hopkins that they should go into the question thoroughly. Mr. W. Hopkins said that he had had ar. interview with Mr. R. Shipley Lewis, the Clerk of the Rural District Council, and he said he was sure the Rural District Council would receive a deputation, most graciously. The motion of Mr. W. Hopkins was car- ried. Mr. D. Pritchard Davies still thought they would be putting the cart before the horse. The Rural District Council had not asked for water. Mr. E. W. Evans: What are we bothering about it then? I WAR TROPHY FOR LLANDILO. A letter was read from Mr. J. W. Nicholas, per Mr. John Hinds, M.P., Lord Lieutenant of the county, as to a war trophy for Llandilo. Mr. D. Pritchard Davies moved, and Mr. D. Morgan seconded, that the matter be left to a small Committee. Mr. Morgan said that he had been talking to several gentlemen, and elicit; was an idea they should have a trfnd of museum for trophies, as Mr. D. Pritchard Davies said they might, if need be, utilise the County School or the Elementary School. Mr. J. H. Rees thought they should first take into consideration what steps should be taken to commemorate the local soldiers who fell in the war. Then they might have a museum. The Chairman, Vice-chairman, Capt. W. L. Roberts, and Mr. J. Stephens were ap- pointed members of the Committee to deal with the matter. A letter was received from Mr. John Hinds, M.P., Lord Lieutenant of the county, stating that a German field gun and ;vo machine-guns were already to be sent. Mr. D. Pritchard Davies pointed out that Llandovery had three field guns. Capt. Roberts said a lot depended on the o!onel of the regiment, who might ha ,e cap- tured a gun and presented it to his native town. They might write to Colonel Spence Jones.

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