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ABERDARE SCHOOL BOARD.I

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ABERDARE SCHOOL BOARD. I Prefect:—Mr W. J. Heppeu {chairman), the Re\ s. vV. 1 tunes (rstttiiani.a), Griffiths I (C;dvarla), Dav^s, Cwmbach j ones (Car- niei), romdi, Aberaman (Vicar) Messrs. Wm. Williams, John V/aik;ns. D. P. Da\ ses, and Wm.. Thomas. I A letter was read from in" John Dav.es, Aberarnm, advising the Board to introduce mining as a subject to be taiigat to the boys in the 1 pper staiv.lards. The matter vvas ferrtd to the School Management Com- ra:t;ee. A communication was received from the Bristol School Board, stating that they pro- posed to hOld. a conference on Tuesday, Feb. 3rd, at 2.30 p.m., to consider the ques- tion of providing an institution for the edu- cation of epileptic children: ar:- the • t- ing resolved that the letter should be le- ferred to the District Council for consider- StlC'O. A circular was read from the Board of | Education, stating that, under the provisions of the Education Act (J902), no further triennial elections of School Boards would be held, and that the term of oaice of -he existing members of School Boards will con- tinue until the day to be appointed: for fne, Act to come into operation. Mortgage seal for ^10,385 for alterations j to the Park and. Robert-stown Schools, and the erection of the Ynyslwvd School. vacanc.' <1"1 nt Abernant bv ""he arv -•r,. ( Lc.tn:- Morris to bc :-v ?: ?tres5 of the Par., Schools to be I M. Sketch, of Pontypool, was. ap- J painted assistant-mistress of Aman Schools. Appointment cf Successor to the Late Miss Mary- Evans. I The three candidates selected at a private meeting of the Board, last Friday, to. appear, presented themselves at yesterday's meeting. They were:—Miss George, Cwmaman Schools; Miss Watkins, ELirwaun Schools; ani Miss Lottie Morris, Abemant Schools. The chairman, in: proposing Miss Georb said that he did so on principle, which was that he considered1 tt. the dutv of t'he Board to promote their senior teachers, a category under which came- Miss George, who been in their employ for the last 20 years. There being, however, no seconder, Miss George s application became null and void. Mr Wm. Williams, who had previously elucidated thst Miss Watkins occupied her present position as the result of an appoint- men conferred: on her by the." Aberda School Board, proposed that young 13')'- Mr John Watkins seconded; the Vicar (Aberdare), and the. Vica:11 of Aberaman sup- poftirwr the mover and seconder; the latter gentleman observing that it seemed1 to him that Miss Watkins deserved the prefe-ence on account of her knowledge of Welsh b P ig superior to that of the other candidates—a knowledge, he added, which was more es- sential evert than that of the English i? guage ir> such a district. Mr D. P. Da vies proposed, and Mr Ben Lewis secon;led. Miss Lottie Morris; their supporters being Mr James (Bethania); Mr GriSths (Calvaria); Mr Jones (Carmei:, Mr Davies (Cwmbach,) and Mr Win. Thomas. Miss Morris was, therefore, appointed— 7 \-otes to 4—her salary to be subject to t'r usua i sea le. ustmi scale. :o

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