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BEDWELLTY DISTRICT COUNCIL. The ordinary meeting of the Bedwellty Lrban Council, was held at New Trede- gar on Tuesday, at which there were present :—Messrs Edgar Davies, J.P., chairman, Isaac Jones, vice-chairman, W. O'Connor, W. Bufton, J. Tillott, J. Crew, S. Godwin, Evan Thomas, W. J. Davies, R. J. Jones, D. Jones, with Mr T. J. Thomas, clerk, Mr Harris, deputy clerk, Alr, H. Hayes, accountant, and Dr. Roberts, M.O. It was decided to advertise for a nurse for the Isolation Hospital qualified to deal with infectious diseases, and to give instructions in district cases when not engaged at the hospital. The salary was with a war bonus of £ 10. The committee who visited Ebbw Vale Waterworks reported there was plenty of water storage, but the balk of the storage was much too low to gravi- tate to the Bedwellty district. This won Id nrcessltate pumping or tunnelling to gf t the water into the Bedwellty area, and before the committee could recom- mend enino further into the matter they v. ould have to negotiate with the Ebbw Vale Council—Mr Crew said they had q experience of the cost of-pumping from the little reservoir they had at present. They also had some idea-concerning the cost, of tuunelling—-Mr ft. J. Jones said if the council were satisfied, they could get an ample supply, he was sure they would have recommended something definite to the council. He moved they proceed no further—Mr D. Jones second- ed. and it was carried. Thirteen applications were received for the post of Temporary Architectural Assistant. These were weeded down to three the first round of voting on these being Albert Williams, Bargoed and New Tredegar, 11 C. H. Elford, Aber- dare, 9; T. H. Peale, Liverpool, 2.—In the final vote, Williams was appointed by 8 votes to Elford 2. A notice of motion by Mr S. Godwin. "That the Council raise the price of* water in the New Tredegar and Cwm Wards owing to the loss incurred on obis undertaking," was referred to the next meeting. ————-

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