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BUILTH RURAL COUNCIL.

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BUILTH RURAL COUNCIL. Not Dealing in Coal. Mr Thomas Pogb (chairman) presided over the fortnightly meeting of the Builth Rural District Council, held on Monday, and rthetF3 present tveru e- -1 r DAvH-^Davsu Davie", Rees Jones, S. G. Talk, Thos Pogb, and W. W. Leonard (Deputy Clerk). The Board of Trade wrote drawing attention to the f.t. tbat, owing to PO many colliers having joined the colours, there would be a scarcity of conl for the coming winter, and urging the council to secure any sopply they required as ?ooc as possible. Mr Woosnam observes that only those who bad money conveniently at ba.d could store coal, and it would be difficolt to get at a proper price, as the quotations varied so much. The Deputy Clerk said the letier woald apply more to the town of Builtb Wells than to trh" rural district. Mr Talk remarked that no advantage could be derived from the suggestion in the rural district. Mr Woosnam concurred, saying nothing could be done in the matter, although thay were very anxious to do something. ABEEGWESSIN BRIDGE. Mr Woosnam enquired if anything had been done with regard to Abergwessin bridge. The Surveyor reported that the bridge bad been erected and after two or threu day-! haul- ing would be ready for traffic. Mr Woosnam asked if any motor cars had passed over it. The Surveyor Not yet as it is Dot quite complete. NATIONAL REGISTRATION. Clerk's Interesting Report. The Deputy Clerk reported that the fcabola- tion of National Registration forms for the district had been completed and the forms would be despatched to bead quarters that day. He would not bave been able to do tbia work ao promptly but for the valuable assistance he bad received from various voluntary helpers. In all 610 hours were spent on tbe work, bis share being 240 hours, The work was com- menced at 10 a.m. and continued every day till late at night and all one Sunday. Ovor 10.626 forms had lo be dealt with, and 35 enumerators' books bad been checked. These, on the whole, were carefully filled in. Tbe total cost of carrying out the work for the Builth Raral area amounted to £ 3 49 9:1. (bear, hear) and the grant from tbe Treasury, according to scale, would be f6 6s. OJ. He wished to extend bis sincere thanks to tbe enumerators, and also to the 'following volun- tary helpers, viz :-MisEi Gertie Jonc-s (Brook. land), Misa Eva Jones (Brookland), Miss A. Owen (Wye House), Miss Gladys Williams (Irfon Road), Miss Edmunds (Post Offioe); Miss Doris Snow (Gowen-Brae), Miss Kathleen Suow (Gowen-Brae), Miss S. Williams (Dol-wy), Mr D. J. Pugh (relieving officer), Mr Roger Williams (journalist), Mr W. Hobbs (Park Road). If be bad not received the practical assistance of these persons be would have been at work nfcfcil Christmar, This was the greatest task be had ever performed in his life, and be hoped he would not be called upon to carry out a similar undertaking. On the proposition of Mr. Tbos Pugh (New building) seconded by Mr C. W. Woosnam, a hearty vote of thanks was accorded the voluntary helpers. The onunoil, considering the work the deputy clerk bad bad to perform and that the responsibility placed on bis shoulders was enormous, decided to, vote him £8 in recogni- tioh of his services. The deputy clerk reported that there were two defaultars, who would not sign their forms, and the members agreed they should be waited upon by some influential persons.

MECONSHIRE WAR ITEMS.

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Recruiting in Trecastle District.

CEFNCOED.

BWLCH.

TALGARTH ROAD STRUGGLE.

BUILTH REPROACH REMOVED.

ODDFELLOWSHIP.

GARTH,

BRECON.

MTrkeTS GUIDE.

THE LATE LIEUT. GERALD BAILEY.

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LLANGAMMARCH WELLS.

HAY.

HAY ASSAULT CHARGE. ■

Trecastle News and Notes.…

LLANELWEDD.

.TALGARTH.