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1STRADGYNLAIS AND DIS- TEICT TRADES & LABOUR COUNCIL. DRASTIC RESOLUTION ON I PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS. The usual monthly meeting of the I Ystradgynlais and District Trades and Labour Oc-uncil was held on Saturday eveniiag, 26th January, at the Work- men's Hall, Ystradgynlais. Mr Lewis Thomas presided, aaid delegates were present representing the -miners' lodges of Abercrave, International. Gwaunclawdd, Yniscedwvn, Ystra-d- fawr, Giurnos and Diamond, Abercrave Co-operative Society, and Abercrave and Ystradgynlais I.L.P. branches. Councillors T. P. Jones. W. D. Wal- ters, Hees Chapman, Gwilym Jones, Howell W atkins, a.rd Dannie Morgan were present, and report were given by representatives On the District Council, and Food Control Committee. Mr Rees Chapman gave a short re- port of the doings of the Food Com- mittee, and answered a considerable number of quesfions dealing with prices, and salaries of officials. He pointed out that a misconception had arisen regarding the J33 10s. 01. „"or 1.000 inhabitants which was th. >um agreed upon as due to the ExplJjve Officer of the Committee. It was now stated that this sum was the re- muneration for the sugar card sc heme only, and that since then other things had become subject to control since. He said t-liat the Executive Officer now received JE200 per annum, and that the committee had refused to give him additional remuneration in regard to his assistant, as the committee bad not the opportunity of appointing her. He showed that Pontardawe Food Committee paid £ 250 to their officet- a.nd also paid his assistants un well, so that the total annual ex- penses there amoiunted to £ 680. Oouincillor W. D. Walters supple- mented this report. It was pointee "ul c'lie delegates present that the objection of their branch mem*' -rs v. as not to the amount paid in salp but to the fact that theofficcr was appointed in such an undemocratic! manner,— no one else .receiving an opportunity of applying for this important and re- munerative public post; also, because the officer di,d not reside in the area, and <lid not give his full time to the work. After considerable discussion the following resolution was movied and carried with no dissentie'n'ts:— "That this meeting is of the opinion that the Executive Officer of the Local Food Control Committee was not democratically appointed, as no advertisement was inserted in the public press, so as to allow local ap- plications, therefore we call upon the Executive Officer to resign immed- iately. Failing th s. we ask the mem- 1¡(.c" of the Fool Control Committee to take steps to, replace him as early as possible." A delegates asked why coal was uoarer in Ystradgynlais than in I Brecon, and a promise to enquire j into the matter was given. Another delegate desired to know why it had been decided to grant £ 10 extra to the clerk cf the District Council on the grounj that rail fares had hem increased, when it was desirable that as the clerk held so many of the loml public posts he should reside at Ys- tradgynlais. A .notice of motion to deal with the question at the next meeting was submitted. A resolution was unanimously passed calling upon the Government to re- lease from Swansea. prison Mr R. C. Wallhead, prospective I.L.P candidate for ('eventry. A letter from the secretary ,of the Breeonshire Laliour Party was road jbvit:ng the Trades Council to appoint representatives on the former body on the of two per 1,000 members. The following were then elected in ad- dition to the, members who are officers of the Brecon Labour Party:—Messrs. Howell Watkins, and Tom Lewis, A bdrcraA-e: W. R. Williams, Harry Nl,'] Ilia rrt, Tmr:ls ThoirKis, Ystrad- gynlais; Miss Elsio M. King, Lower Cwmtwrch. A discission on the Draft Constitution and Rules of the Labour Party was deferred until Monday, 28 January. It was decided t.r> instruct the delegates to move a resolution at Brecon in favour of contesting Brecon and Radnor in the Labour interest at tlie next election.



! Grand Opera at i Pontardawe.