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TALACRE SCHOOLS. At Talacre Schools on Saturday evening Mr C. J. Batters presided over a meeting convened for the purpose of further considering the school accommodation in the district. There was a numerous attendance. Mr Robert A. Dawson said it was very easy to command a deal of sympathy by asking What are a fow poundsâor a few penceâon the rates, to liberty ?" especially when the liberty isâlike tha air we breathe- such an everyday experience as to escape notice, while the few poundsâand another few after them-are taken from other people's pockets! They had heard a great deal about intimidation and coercion, and at a recent parish meeting so forcibly was this y brought home to the public that the voting was done by ballot, but no actual instance of intimidation had been brought forward. He ventured to say. until the County Education Committee determined on the erection of new schools at Gwespyr and Tre- logan, the parish was at peace. No employer of labour asked a would-be workman, and no landlord asked a would-be tenant, what hi-< politics were, or what church or chapel he attended or neglected to attend. So lung as a workman was a good workman it was all right. So long as a tenant was a good tenant, and in position to pay his rent (and it must not be forgotten that the first essential in the relation of landlord and tenant is the payment of the rent) nothing more is required (applause). Now, matters have altered. When workmen or tenants are required, pre- ference will naturally be given to those, who, besides doing their work or paying their rent, as the case may be, will not at the same time, in their private capacities, stir up public opinion, and the authorities to unnecessary expenditure. Rev. W. Loyd Protheroe said that the fight over this matter had been a tedious one, and they were really sick of it. The whole thing was an attack on the voluntary schools (applause). The people in the parish were not over-flourishing, and it was cruel that such burdens as the erection of more schools should be added on the rates. Regarding the Ffynnongroew meeting, much was made of the huge majority secured, but he was convinced that if, instead of adjourning the meeting, they had put the actual question as to whether a new school should be built at Gwespyr or not, tho other party would have been defeated. Ho strongly objected to misleading statements made, and not even in the County Council report was it mentioned that the meeting in question was an adjourned one. The intention was to blind the public and lull the workingman. There bad been touting previous to this adjourned meeting said the rev. gentleman, and it was nothing less than a packed meeting. He urged the ratepayers to exercise their liberty, as they were not going to have that liberty exchanged for a mess of party faction (applause). Mr Williams (Red Lion), said that one- half the children going to the temporary school at Gwespyr were so young that they had to be carried or wheeled there (laughter). Lady Mostyn stated that the Board of Education was being coerced by someone who had prejudged them. Sir Pyers would neither sell nor lease Talacre School, but they were prepared to share with any and every neighbour (applause). The experience of the past 49 years ought to convince them that all would be given the benefit of the conscience clause. The Catholics respeeted the conscience of their neighbours, and they could not hear of one child having altered its faith through attending this school (applause). They had been accused of terrorising their tenants, but the recent action of tenantry was a full contradiction to this. Ihey wore determined Talacre Schools should never be closed, and they would rather live in peace, than have to defend themselves from such attacks as had recently been made upon them. When a id. or Id. rate was spoken of, the public were not reminded that this was for building only. No mention was made of the upkeep, salaries, equipment, and so forth. Mr W. Bulcock said he was a Protestant, but he respected other people's religion as well. He thought it was time that the parishioners resented the attacks which were being made by people who only resided in the place for two or three years. Speaking of the temporary schools, Mr Bulcock said a case of touting by the schoolmaster at Gwespyr had COlDP. under his knowledge, and the child was only three years old. The Chairman then read resolutions in favour of the re-adoption of Talacre School as a public elementary school. The resolutions were carried unanimously, and it was resolved that an executive com- mittee be appointed to take what steps they may think necessary in the matter, the fol- lowing being selected Messrs Batters, Bulcock, Barton, Bretherton, Diwson, Fullam, Mortimer, Rev W. L. Protheroe, Messrs Smith, Temple, Williams (Gwespyr), a-od Williams (Idanasa).

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