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MOTOR NOTES.

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I WITKOiiT COMMEHT. I

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IWELSH FREE CHURCHES.I

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MiNING EDUGATION. I

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MiNING EDUGATION. I I CLEVER YCU;4G CLYIACJ COLLIER'S PROGRESS. j Great efforts have been mad? by the Gla- morgan Education Committee to bring before the working classes the r-plendid opportunities offered for advancement in the mining education now conveniently within their reach. To the Swansea Valley this is of the utmost importance, but the local mining clap-es prove that tn» amount of interest taken in this particular bnnch of education is of an indifferent nature. There b. however, one young student, who has made good use of his opportunities. This is Mr. Arthur Davies, of The Vardre, Clydach, emplcy-id as a miner at Moody s Griigrola Colliery. Clydach. who, in 1910, ob- tained a first-cia«s certificate in the ad- vanoed stage in raining, and a travelling 1 scholarship in the South Wales West Dis- trict. eventually capturing the firat prize for the beet report c: the tour. In 1911 he obtained a first-class certificate in the third year's coui-se. and a scholarship tour in the Doncaster district, including the well-known Cadeby Miia Colliery in the Barnsiey seam. He was again awarded the first prize offered for the best report. In 1912 he obtained a first-class oertificste in the honours stage, and was placed second in order ci merit in the county. This secured for him further scholarship tour to the coalfields oi the South of France, where the 60-yard seam exists, and he once more won the first prize j f,)r the beet repor: This year (1913j, in the County Examine- tion, he again obtained 3 first-claas certifi- cite in the honours stage, being placed third in the gold medal competition. In addition to the above results, he also holds a first-class (county I certiftcate in surveying. His successes naturally attracted attention with the restut that lie was selected as one of Professor Galloway's assistants at th-s Colliery Firemen's Examination, held under the auspices of the Glamorgan Education Committee, where his capable services secured for him a written testimonial for gas-testing from Professor Wm. Galloway.

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