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[ NEWPORT COMMISSIONERS, I Proposed Ferries in ths Usk; a Lesson ef the Disaster. At the monthly meeting of the Newport Harbour Commissioners, held at their offices this morning, Mr T. Pugsley, vice-chairman, presid- ing, the Harbour Master reported that he was doing all he could to remove the wreck of the ss. Pentland from the river. References to this matter were found in several of the committee's reports. Two gentlemen—Messrs. L. Llewellin (Abersychan) and Mr Frank Morgan (Tredegar) -were nominated to be a representative in the room of Mc J. E. Ward, resigned and on a ballot being taken there weie 17 voles for Mr Llewellin and four for Mr Morgan. Mr Llewellin was accordingly declared elected.—Mi- T. E. Wat.son brought forward & motion asking that the Works Committee should report 011 the advisability of establishing a terry across the river, with landing places, and a toll of one penny, as authorised by the Acts of 1836, 1869, and 1890. Mr Watson said he brought forward the motion on account of the late lamentable accident in tho Usk. It was quite true that the Coiporation of Newport 1 -1 naa umler. consideration the advisability of making a bridge or subway, but the carrying out of either of those projects would take time. Meanwhile there was apparently a con- siderable passenger traffic which appeared to be absolutely without control. Under the I At.-ts, tii(,y for long time bafi had power to make landing places, provide boats and boatmen, and levy charges, although at the stano time those Acts gave them no monopoly. His idea was that the Commissioners should take •steps aleo to prevent overcrowding, which it was generally agreed led to the accident the other night. AkiermanDdvis said that thepowersof the Commissioners expired in August next, and he did not see how the ferry could be established before that tinte.-A.Iderriipii Jones, in seconding the motion, said there would be no difficulty in getting a feriy at work eonsidezabiy before August.—In repiy to Mr Colborne, the Clerk read the sections of the Act,, which provided that the power ceased in August unless before that fcimn tho ferry was in working order.—Mr Mordey thought that as the ferry was likely to be unremnnerative the Coiporatiou, who were the richer body, might be aiiowed to do the work.— Alderman Moses said Parliament was against granting to Corporations powers to work ferries. The Commissioners had power, and he for one was not frightened at the cost. Ho thought their income sufficient to carry out such a useful thing as a ferry.— Alderman Davis was afraid Col. Lockwood's representatives would offer objections they had done so when the Corporation had sought to get powers on the east aide of the river.—The Mayor echoad the views of Alderman Moses, and said he knew that the necessity for a ferry was increasing. The small toll which would be charged would not, in his opinion, be a bar to a considerable traffic.— Mr Wi:ea!%r also supported the motion, which was carried.—The Chairman said that there was a scheme of ferries already in existence, drawn up by Mr Vernon Harcourt several years ago,—The Works Committee stopped behind after the meeting to confer on what their chairman (Mr Mordey) said was an urgent matter—was it the establishment of ferries within the next week or so ?

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