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NOTES FROM LONDON.

CARDIFF COLUMN.I

BARRY RAIL WA Y-TRAFFIC RECEIPTS.

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should be attached to, his cottage, and not situated a quarter of a mile away. When a labourer returns from his day's work, he cannot be expected to walk half a mile to plant a gar- den after a long day's toil. His allotment should be,conveniently near his cottage. o The object of legislation ought to be. not to lessen the wages of the labourer, but to give him more facilities and more leisure to make proper use of his increased wages. Farmers are afraid that increase of wages means a decrease of profits. This should not be the case. As a matter of fact, our whole land sys- tem needs reforming and reconstructing. The price of labour ought to be taken into account where the amount of rent is determined. The increase in the wages of the labourer should not mean a decrease in the profits of the farmer, hut a diminution of the rent of the landlord.