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Notes from South Wales.


Notes from South Wales. (From our Special Correspondent.) A New Welsh Cartoonist. A large number of Conservative papers throughout the British Isles have been publish- ing cartoons issued by the Tariff Reform Association during the last year or so. One of the recent ones was the work of a Cardiganshire man, viz., Mr. Llwyd Roberts. Mr. Roberts, I understand, is an architect, and lives at Borth. I happened to see the cartoon referred to, and I must say that Mr. Roberts has amply demonstrated his claim to be a cartoonist of no mean ability. St. David's Day. A particularly good move was to deliver short instructive addresses on the life of the patron saint of Wales at elementary schools on St. David's Day. This was done in the morning at many schools in South Wales, whilst in the afternoon the scholars were given a half-holiday. This is an excellent method of inculcating patriotic sentiments in the minds of Young Wales. I also noted with pleasure, that at Llanelly-one of the most typical Welsh towns in Wales—a massed choir of school children sang Welsh airs on St. David's Day, and I saw more leeks worn this year than I have ever seen before on a similar occasion. In one large town, I noticed that even the newsboys sported leeks in their caps. Mr. Lloyd=Ueorge at Cardiff. Mr. Lloyd-George is such a democrat, such a man of the people, that it is difficult to write of him as the Right Hon. Lloyd-George," and I daresay that the brilliant young Welshman would much prefer the plain Mr." if the truth were known. He had a capital reception at Cardiff on Saturday. He was accorded a civic welcome, and as the procession proceeded through the main streets of the city, he was heartily cheered by hundreds of his admirers. Mr. Lloyd-George, who rode in the carriage of the Lord Mayor—an enthusiastic Conservative by the way-repeatedly raised his hat in acknowledgment of the plaudits of the spectators. Mr. Lloyd-George struck me as being paler than




Notes from South Wales.