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MONMOUTH. A#eM.-Mr. OaYrey. Bookseller. Monmouth. INQUEST.—On Saturday, Mr B. H. Deakin held an inquiry at Monmouth, touching the death of John Hard wick, who died suddenly on Thursday in last week, when he fell on the road near the Plough Inn, and expired in a few moments,-Lucy Hardwick, widow, identified the body and said her husband was a labourer, and 33 years of age.- Dr Miles said he had attended deceased for the last 18 months for heart disease. Death in his opinion was caused by heart failure. A verdict in accordance with the medical evidence was returned. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.-Mr S. C, Bosanquet presided at Friday s meeting when a circular was read from the Stroud Board of Guardians inviting co-operation to get the Militia called out in winter as a means of ridding the nation of the unemployed. Colonel Walwyn objected on the ground that the weather was then too cold for camping. Billets were objectionable and out-door instruction could not be given at that season. The circular was laid on the table. Contracts for groceries were given to Messrs. Hall and Co., coal to Morgan Bros.. 15s per ton delivered; milk, A. E. Jones, Is per gallon. TOWN COUNCIL.—The Mayor, Councillor A. E. Jones presided at Monday's meeting, when the bill for printing the registers of Parliamentary voters, £ 9 15s 3d. was ordered to be paid.—The winner of the Corporation Cup sent a request that the prize this year take some other f orm, as he already possessed several cups. It was decided by eight votes to two that the Corporation prize for the Volunteers shall continue to be a cup suitably engraved.—The Mayor promised to confer with the officer commanding the Volunteers to see if some handicap system can be arranged by which all may have a chance of winning the prize.—Mr Breakwell gave notice that at the next meeting he would move that timber wagons, etc., carry two lights in the borough, as well as in the country. R.D.C.-This authority met on Friday in last week, Mr S. C. Bosanquet presiding. A committee recommended that the steam roller be converted so as to be used as a traction engine for hauling stone when not engaged in rolling, at a cost of X229, thereby effecting a saving of about £ 100 per annum. Sir Henry Jackson moved that the report be not adopted. Mr C. Pritchard seconded and this was agreed to by ten votes to seven.—Sir Henry Mather Jackson called attention to a resolution passed by the council at the last meeting which he thought ought to be removed from the minutes before they were signed. At the last meeting the county council wrote pointing out that a surveyor of the Monmouth District Council had given certain evidence in an appeal case against the county council without permission. The county council, did not suggest dismissal or any punishment, but wrote simply calling attention to the matter. The Monmouth council, however, passed a resolution exonerating the surveyor from all blame, and added that they wished to put on record that in their opinion the matter should not have been brought before them in the manner it was. The county council, said Sir Henry, wished to avoid all friction, and he thought the last part of that resolution ought to be rescinded.—Mr T. Jones gave notice that at the next meeting he would move that the resolution be rescinded.

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