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CAERLEON. Agent-Miss M. A. Evans, Newsagent, Oross-street, U.D.C. MEETING. This authority met at the Endowed Schools on Tuesday evening, Rev. D. B. Jones in the chair. The Clerk reported the receipt of X58 from the County Council on account of the sum of E116 due for the year ending March. This would put the District Council in credit. It was stated that the lighting of Ccerleon was generally unsatisfactory, and on the motion of Mr. Crease, seconded by Mr. Parry, it was decided to .direct the Gas Company's attention to the matter. It Was agreed to re-elect Mr. D. W. Jenkins as a ,scholarship manager for Magor and St. Mellon's district. The Collector reported having collected £10 8s 3d since the last meeting, making E207 19s. 9d. secured out of a total of S-325. The Surveyor reported that he was pleased to see the improvement in the sanitary arrangements of the Industrial Schools.—The Chairman said that several hundred pounds had been 6xpended there. The Medical Officer reported that there were no iresh cases of scarlet fever or other infectious disease in the district. The Clerk read a leng letter from Mr. J. L. 'Wilkinson with reference to the Board's request that the G.W.R. should improve the local train ervice. Mr. Wilkinson expressed regret that the Company were unable, for reasons stated, to accede -to the Council's wishes, but assured the members .H that although under present conditions it is found to be impracticable to give effect to their wishes, ;the Company will not overlook the representations which have been made, and should any change in -the circumstances arise as would permit of or justify .ADy alteration in or addition to the train service in the direction desired they will not fail to take advantage of it." Mr. W. Welsford directed attention to the impor- tance of dealing with the question of the road in -the neighbourhood of Goldcroft Common, in view .of the contemplated building of the As) lum near Caerleon.

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