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Carmarthenshire County Council.

Technical Instruction Committee.

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Technical Instruction Committee. A meeting of the Technical Instruction Committee of the Carmarthenshire County Council was held at the Shire Hall at 2.30 p.m. Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Hills-Johnes, V.C., G.C.B., presided. There were also present :-Messrs \V. N. Jones, William Jones, John Rees, John Lloyd, John Beavan, A. E. Jeremiah, John Williams, 1). L. Jones, H. J. Thomas, H. J. Davies, John Lewis, J. W. Gwynne Hughes, Professor D. E. Jones, Rev W. Thomas, and Dr Howell Rees. THE FINANCIAL POSITION. Professor Jones in response to the Chair- man said that the income of the committee was 61,322 and after spending a sum of b over £ 1,100 they had a sum of £ 150 in hand. AN ART SCHOLARSHIP. An application was received from Mr W. H. Evans, of Carmarthen, who was now studying at the Royal College of Art, South Kensington He produced the best testi- monials, and asked that the County Coucil should enable him to continue his studies for another two years, so as to finally qualify for the art master's certificate. Professor Jones said that very little had been done for art by the committee and lie moved that the sum of L:25 be voted him for the year. Dr Howell Rees seconded, and the motion was carried unanimously. MINING LECTURES. t A report from the mining lecturer showed that the average attendance at the classes at the various centres to be as follows Brynamman, 14; Cwmainnian, i Amman- ford, 17 Penygroes, 20 Pontyberem, 13 and Llanelly, 22. The classes appeared to be going on satisfactorily; and great interest to be taken in them. Dr Howell Rees said that the lecturer was doing a most useful work and apart from what he was paid for took the students out into the fields for summer classes to teach the surveying; and also took them down coal-mines to elucidate his explanations. AMBULANCE AND NURSING. Applications were granted for ambulance at Brynamman, Mydrim, Cwmamman, for nursing classes at Conwil, Penibrey, Llan- dingat, Llanstephan, Llangendeirne, Llandilo Rural, Llanegwad, Llanedy, Llansawel, Llanboidy, and I Janfihangel-ar-Arth. Lack of funds prevented many applications being acceded to. AGRICULTURAL SCHOLARSHIPS. The following ten farmers' sons were appointed to a short course in Agriculture at Aberystwith :âMessrs J. B. Owen, Hafod, Llanboidy; J. J. Davies, Castlehowell, Nantgarcdig; J. T. Davies, Llwynbychan, St. Clears W. R. Rogers, Pentre, St. Clears J. R. Thomas, Myddilfiw, Llanelly William Lloyd Davies, Half Way House, Llanegwad David Davies, Rhiwdywyll, Abergwili Evan Rees, Cilsane, Llangathen W. L. Jeremiah, Gilfachgweision, Llanfyrnach D. S. Jones, Voclgloferog, Llanfihangcl-Rhosycorn. David 0 Thomas, Capel-Tydist, Llangadock, was named as the candidate who would be appointed in case a certain other candidate were disqualified on the ground of his having already had a county scholarship. It was decided that more than one scholarship should not in future' be granted to members of the same family. MINING SCHOLARSHIP. David Waitersâwhose address did not transpireâwas appointed to a f,25 science scholarship at Cardiff.

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