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SHOCKING ACCIDENT ON THE RAILWAY.

RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL.

I I PARISH COUNCIL.

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SIR COURTENAY BOYLE AND LORD…

PROPOSED NEW CHURCH AT COLWYN.

A COLWYN BAY SLANDER CASE.

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A WELSH SCHOOL BOARD AND THE…

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A WELSH SCHOOL BOARD AND THE CHIEF INSPECTORSHIP. At Friday's meeting of the Northop Schoo Board, the vice chairman (Mr. J. T. Humphreys) presiding, a copy of a resolution protesting against the appointment of Mr. Legard to the Chief Inspectorship of Schools for Wales was received from the Ynyscynhaiarn School Bo^rd (Portmadoc), with a request that the Board would join in sending a similar resolu- t tion to the Minister for Education. The Chairman said this was a question that was causing a great agitation in Wales, and it was because Mr. Legard could not speak the Welsh lauguage. Mr. J. Watkinson I do not know if we want to form ourselves into a political club. Why should we go into politics ? We have nothing to do with the Welsh language. It does not affect us in any shape or form. The Clerk (Mr. Astbury) said in their schools they had nothing to do with the Welsh langu- age. Mr. D. Hughes thought they should support the protest. Inspectors often went to Welsh- speaking schools and questioned the children in English, and as they thought in Welsh in many country places they were thus placed at a disadvantage. He proposed that they protest against the appointment of Mr. Legard to the Chief Inspectorship of schools for Wales because of his inability to speak Welsh, and send a copy of the resolution to Sir. John Gorst. The Chairman seconded, adding that there were strong grounds for the protest in Wei be- speaking district. Mr. W. H. Lloyd supported it from a non- political point of view. A Welsh inspector should be Welsh-speaking. He was an English- man himself, and could speak a little Welsh, but he was con vinced that to do his duties thorough- ly an inspector should be acquainted with the Welsh tongue. The resolution was then put and carried, tha members all voting for it but one.

AMATEUR CONCERT.

COWLYD WATER BOARD.