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THE FINANCES OF BARRY. ECHO OF THE RECENT LEGAL PROCEEDINGS. OBJECTION RAISED BY MR LOVAT-FRASER. The monthly meeting of the Finance Committee of the Barry District Council was held on Friday afternoon last, Mr J. A. Manaton, J.P., presiding pro tern. The other members present were Messrs J. A. Lovat-Fraser, W. J. Williams, O'McCann, J. E. Levers, James Jones, and D. Lloyd.—For the position of chairman for the ensuing year. Mr Levers moved that Mr W. J. Williams bere-appointed but there was no seconder.—Mr Williams proposed Mr James Jones, and Mr Lovat-Fraser having seconded, Mr Jones declined to allow his name to be submitted.—Mr Fraser, therefore, moved that Mr McCann be elected, and Mr Lloyd seconded.- As an amendment, Mr Williams submitted Mr Lloyd's name, and Mr Levers seconded, but Mr Lloyd withdrew.-A further amendment by Mr Williams, that Mr Levers be chairman, met with no seconder, and Mr McCann was elected to the position by five votes to one, Mr Levers being the only member against.-Mr W. J. Williams: It is all cut and dried.—Mr Manaton Do you think so? It was decided, on the motion of Mr W. J. Williams, seconded by Mr Lovat-Fraser, to hold the future meetings of the Committee in the even- ing, at seven o'clock. In connection with the passing of accounts, Mr Lovat-Fraser drew attention to the fact that the counsel's brief fee in the action, Mrs F. G. Jones v. the Council, was £ 10 10s. Surely," remarked Mr Fraser, that is preposterous."—The Clerk (Mr T. B. Tordoff) Well, he had to come from London otherwise he would have been paid the ordinary fee of A5 5s.—Mr Fraser And now he'll get A 12 6s out of the Council; the fee is far too high.—Mr W. J. Williams How does it com- pare with Mr Arthur Hughes' charges ? — Mr Eraser It has nothing to do with Mr Arthur Hugbes' charges.—Mr Manaton Has the bill been taxed ?—The Clerk We cannot tax our own bills.—Mr Fraser Whoever heard of Mr Llewelyn Williams at Barry ? As a representative of the ratepayers, I am here to protest against paying this £ 12. 6s.—The Clerk It is only the bare fee of Mr Llewelyn Williams there were no solicitor's fees to tax in this case. Mr Williams would not take the case for less.—Mr Fraser: There are half-a-dozen men in Cardiff who would have taken the case for much less, and they are quite as capable as Mr Williams.—Mr W. J. Williams We are not here to discuss that.—Mr Fraser It is the duty of the Council to carry out :its work as economically as possible. What is the use of bringing accounts here if we are not to discuss them ?-Mr Manaton Mr Fraser being a gentle- man at the Bar ought to know.—Mr Fraser I shall certainly express my opinion Mr Llewelyn Williams was selected because he supports a certain policy.—Mr W. J. Williams I object to that remark.—Mr Eraser It is obvious, nevertheless. Was Mr Lloyd George consulted as to who should be selected ?—Mr Manaton We are drifting.—Mr W. J. Williams Mr Fraser questions Mr Llewelyn Williams' ability. He en- quired who had heard of him.—Mr Fraser: Yes, as local barrister.-The question then dropped. Mr W. J. Williams asked as to what was the estimated amount of grants still in the hands of the Board of Education not paid for last year.- Mr C. B. Brown (accountant) replied that there were only the balances to be received, and it was impossible to say what the actual amount of the balances would come to. A report of the treasurer's balances was pre- sented, in which it was pointed out that £3,420 were due to the treasurer on the district fund, but there was a balance of £8,807 in hand in connec- tion with the general loans account, and after meeting all expenses for the month, there would be a balance in hand of £6,640. Of this, however, there was £ 4,000 not invested.-The Chairman Can we obtain four per cent. on the JE4,000 ?-The Clerk I cannot say. It was ultimately resolved that the Clerk apply for power to borrow loans for the erection of new schools, &c. A letter was read from the Town Clerk of New- port enquiring if the Barry District Council would consider the advisability of becoming affiliated to the South Wales Branch of the Municipal Insur- ance Society. The object of the Society was to enable municipalities to insure their own proper- ties. The letter also stated that a conference would be held at Newport to discuss the whole question, and asking this Council to send repre- sentatives thereto.-The Chairman It seems rather a good thing, but where is the capital to come from I—Mr Manaton It will have to grow. -The Clerk: It appears to be a guaranteed capital. -Mr Manaton Seeing that it will not commit us in any way, I move that the Chairman and Mr Lovat-Fraser be appointed to attend the confer- ence.—Mr James Jones seconded, and' it was unanimously carried. A sub-committee was appointed to consider the question of additional office accommodation, Messrs J. C. Meggitt, J. Milward, D. Morgan, J. A. Manatan, James Jones, and J. E. Levers being selected for the purpose. This was all the public business.

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