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MERTHYR. PARISH MEETING. On Monday last a public meeting was held, in accordance with u notice placed on the church door, for the purpose of appointing a churchwarden and overseers for the ensuing year; Onlva few of the. pa i-ihioneis were present at the hour appointed. Mr. D. W. James was voteel to the chair, and read the notice convening the meeting. Mr. Edward Morgan, merchant, proposed Mr. John Ansell to be a churchwarden instead of himself, which was se- conded by Mr. J no. Jones, auctioneer, and carried unanimously. The rector is to appoint the othor churchwarden. Mr. LKWIS LEWIS, spirit merchant, proposed that the old over- seers should be re-elected, which was seconded by Mr. Lewis Mor- gan, and carried netn. con. The following persons were nomi- nated Messrs. Henry Thomas, Lewis Morgan, John Jones, Thos. Protheroe, David Jones, John Jenkins, and Isaac Jones. The following were nominated a Board of Highways for the en- "Üing year:—Messrs. Wm. Morris, Henry Protheroe, Lewis Lewis, David Roper, Wm. Howell, John Evans, Benjamin Martin, George Martin, Waiter Thomson, Edward Purchase, Geo. Roach, D. W. James, Henry Kirkhouse, Lewis Morgan, Thomas Morgan, Richard Jones, Robert Jones, Henry Thomas, John Jones, David Joseph. The Board meets at the vestry-room the first Wednesday in every month. The accounts for the year ending the 25th March were then read by the Chairman, Mr. D. W. James. Total of cash received, at 3d. in the pound, after deducting de- faulters LbHS 14 0 Piid for day labour. H E231 12 9 Oodtract work. 311 8 Ik Teamwork 210 3 0 Tradesmen's bills 34 10 31 Salaries and incidental expenses 103 3 9 —————— 890 18 5 l5ala:nce in hand ZS 15 7 The CHAIRMAN very properly made several minute inquiries respecting the several items, after which the accounts were passed. The complimented Mr. Thomas Davies, the surveyor, •on the efficient manner in which ha discharged his duties. This jrave the surveyor an opportunity to ask for an increase of salary tram £ 80 to £ 100. The chairman shook his head. Mr. Henry Thomas said he objected to an advance to him while the men's wages'tad'been reduced; but several other gentlemen present seemed favourable to increase. On referring to the Act of Parlia- ment, it seemed that the Board of Highways had the powcrof fixing his salary. It was therefore resolved that this subject shall be con- sidered the first Wednesday in April. The CHAIRMAN ordered the surveyor to get specification and con- tract for team work ready by the same day. Mr. GRATIAN claimed £ 20 for ground in Victoria-street, used as a public highway. It was stated that Mr. D. Thomas had promised to give Mr. G. a piece of grouia instead of it the parish, therfore, declined interfering. Itwasafterwards resolved'tha.t a. rate of 4d. in the pound be made that parties applying for relief many be sent to work on the highways, and paid for from the road rate. The meeting then se- parated. BIBLE MEETING.-—At special meeting was held on Monday evening, atZoar chapel. The venerable Abel Jones, Baptist minis- ter, was voted to the chair,aiid the claims of the British and Foreign Bible Society were also set forth by the Revs. Joseph Morris, Dan. Jones, Thomas Aubrey, John Jones, and. Mr. Walter Watkins. It i, supposed that tho different, congregations will send jE20 in free contributions to the parent society this year. Do WLAIS.A most eloquent'lecture on the important subject of Peace was delivered at. the Baptist chapel of this place on Tuesday evening last. -Mr. Roberts spoke for an hour and forty minutes, and his eloquent appeals were most enthusiastically received by a numerous and attentive audience, and a petition on the subject was numerously signed after the lecture. DOWLAIS.—The Calvinistic Methodists of Glamorgan held their monthly meeting at this place on Wednesday and Thursday, when Messrs. Evan Williaiiis. of Taibach; D. Howell, of Swansea W. Davies, of Rhymney Edward Matthews, of Newbridge B. Evans, of St. Pagan's and John Walters, of Y stradgynlais, delivered .scriptural and impressive sermons to very numerous congregations.

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