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GROSMONT. I PARISH COUNCIL. I This authority met in the Town Hall, Grosmont, on Saturday. Present: Messrs. W. Price, John Bryan, W. C. Freeman, E. Richards, T. Farr, J. Llewellyn, and E. Ruck. The first business was the election of chairman and vice-chairman for the viiiuiag year. Mr W. C. Freeman said he had much pleasure in proposing the re-eleotion of their old chairman, Mr Prioe, as he had always conducted the business of that council in the most efficient manner possible. (Hear, hear.) Mr John Bryan seconded and the motion was unanimously carried. Mr Price thanked them for their kindness in re- electing him. He trusted that they would see a reduction in the local rates. With regard to the administration of the Education Act in that district he did not think the work at the present time was efficiently carried out, as it was in the time of the old School Board. He did not think that, under the grouping arrangement, one or two persons were able to carry on the business so well as when they had eight members locally elected to look after their interests. It also had had the effect of increasing their rates, (Hear, hear.) He had much pleasure in proposing the re-election of Mr John Bryan, as vice-chairman. He had carried out the duties for many years to the satisfaction of everybody. (Hear, hear.) Mr Llewellyn seconded. Mr Bryan, in reply, said he had always endeavoured to do his duty. Messrs. John Price. Little Hoaldalbert; W. C. Freeman, Springfield; Thomas Farr, Lower Tresenny and Edwin Eynon, Kingsfield were unanimously re-appointed overseers of the poor for the ensuing year. The Chairman said that he h,1d written the County Council with reference to providing a polling stating at Grosmont, and their County Councillor that morning had received the following very encouraging communication To Councillor W. H. S. Whitney, Grosmont, Hereford. Dear Sir,—The Local Government Committee, at their meeting yesterday, decided to grant the application of the Grosmont Parish Council, and made an order dividing the New Inn (Graig) Parliamentary Polling District into two Polling Districts, one Polling Station to be at Grosmont, and the other at a place to be fixed by me. after consulting yourself and Sir Henry Mather Jackson, Bart., the two local councillors, about it. With regard to your application for an additional Polling Station at Llanvetherine at County Council Elections, the Committee wera of opinion that as there were at present three Polling Stations for the electoral division any increase in the number would not be justified. Yours truly, H. Stafford Gustard. Mr Freeman proposed a resolution thanking their County Councillor for backing up their application so successfully. Mr Llewellyn seconded, and this was carried nern con

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