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"A Muddle"? 1

Knighton Guardians.I

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Knighton Guardians. ILLATIVE AND INVALID BOY. The fortnightly meeting of Knighton Board of Guardians was held on Thursday, when there was an average attendance. The vice-chairman (Mr La-wton L. Moore) presided during the consider- ation of the relief cases, and Mr J. R. Bache oc- cupied the chair afterwards. The master (Mr R. Doidge) reported that at the last meeting there were 32 inmates and he had since discharged one, there being now 31 as against 33 in the corresponding period of last year. Mr Powell (Bleddfa) asked if the Board had given the relieving officers a permanent increase of salary, ot was the increase for the duration of the war only? The Chairman During the continuance of the war. The clerk stated that Miss Shepherd (a visiting agent in the employ of the Church of England), who was working in the town, had taken a deep interest in one of the boys who was afflicted with some physical incapacity. After a long corres- pondence, she had succeeded in obtaining for him admission into an institution where he would be educated and taught a trade. The cost would be about equal to the expense of his present mainten- ance. The offer was accepted, and the clerk was directed to write Miss Shepherd thanking her for the interest she had taken in the case. It was also reported that a lad, who was paralys- ed and had on that account been in the house for about two years, had died recently. A relative, who was responsible to the guardians for the cost of the lad's maintenance, had written thanking them for the care they had taken of the invalid. He stated that he had often visited the house and had always found the lad comfortable. Tenders, for three months, were then accepted. viz. :—Bread, cake, flour, grocery, &c., Mr J. L. Allcock: milk, Mr W. Williams: meat, Mr W. Jones; and coal, Radnorshire Coal Co. The master was directed to make inquiries as to what coal would be most suitable for the purposes of the house.

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