The monthly meeting of this board was  held at the Town Hall, Egremont, on Monday evening. There were present: -

W. K. BOUCH, chairman

J. C. FARQUHARSON

H. HARTLEY

W. CARLTON

A. RICHARDSON

W. ARMSTRONG

J. SMITH

J. MUNCASTER, clerk.

    Mr. ARMSTRONG said there was nothing to  report at the cemetery except that the curator's house had been painted and done  up. The report which was also signed by Mr. W. CARLTON, was approved.

    The Clerk reported that the internments  for the past month were 6 adults and 2 children. The clerk said the Board would  have to make
A CALL
upon the overseers for £50 to meet the half year's interest and  sundry expense. - Mr. RICHARDON moved that the call be made as suggested by the Clerk. Mr. ARMSTRONG seconded remarking that it was the lowest it had been for  some
time.

    Mr. SMITH: "We have had it occasionally  at this time of the year, the other half year is generally £150.

    The Chairman: It will get lower still  when we get the loan paid off.

    The motion was carried. The Chairman  moved that a cheque be drawn for wages amounting to £10 9s 2d, and £2 3s 6d, for  Mr. BARNES's half year pension as parish clerk. Mr. HARTLEY seconded this and it  was agreed to.