[No title]|1867-06-01|The Brecon County Times Neath Gazette and General Advertiser for the Counties of Brecon Carmarthen Radnor Monmouth Glamorgan Cardigan Montgomery Hereford - Welsh Newspapers Online
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HOUSE OF LORDS.—MAY 27.

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ROEAL COMMISSIONS AND THEIR COST.—A return issued on Saturday shows that 47 Royal commissions were issued from 1841 to the present time, the expenses amounting to E75,953 14s. 4d. The total aggregate expense of commissions of inquiry since 1830 amounted ito Y,971,699 ts. lid. SCHOOLS FOR POOR PARISHES.—The finance com- mittee of the National Society for Promoting the Edu- cation of the Poor in the Principles of the Church of England have just set apart the sum of Y,5,000 to enable them to increase their ordinary grants for build- ing schoolrooms whenever applications come from the poorer parishes in thinly-populated districts of England and Wales. There are some parishes the population of which is too small to require separate schools, and these are often united with others for school purposes but doubtless there are yet many places which need schoolrooms, and could support schools when once established.. SOMETHING LIKE BANKRUPTCY.—There is at this moment under adjudication in the Bankruptcy Court at Birmingham, the case of one Cresswell, late of Tipton, ironmaster, also concerned in the Rhos-hall Iron Company. It was stated in the court on Friday by Mr. Griffin, who appeared for the official assignee, that the present liability is Y,174,000, whilst the "only I', property" is put down at £ 375. QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE OFFICE OF CHURCH- WARDEN.—The Venerable Archdeacon Greenall held his annual visitation at the parish church, Stockport, on Tuesday. Mr. Tinker coinpl ined that his colleague, the vicar of Mottram's nomine although otherwise a respectable man, could not wri his own name. The archdeacon decided that as the office of churchwarden was of great antiquity, and established at a time when learning was very sparse, it was not a necessary qualifi- cation that a churchwarden should either read or write.