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SOUTH WALES INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS.

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- POLICE COURT. 1

ST. GABRIEL'S PARISH HALL.

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----OLD BREWERY (LIMITED).I

MUMBLES.

PONTARDA WE.

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PONTARDA WE. LBY OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] CONCERT.-On Saturday evening the scholars of the Pontardawe Infant School gave an enter- tainment at the Concert Ha'.l. The programme consisted of songs, recitations, drills, and the May-pole dance. There was a good attendance, and no doubt a fair amount was made towards the object required, viz., a school piano. FOOTBALL.—The final in the Junior League competition was played at Pontardawe on Saturday between a local team, Y nisydprw, and Priorton (Swansea). The visitors scored two goals and Ynisyderw one. It is reported that Ynisyderw have objected to Priorton, as they had members of ether teams playing for them. IMPROVED TRAIN SERVICE.—It is important that the public should be acquainted with the fact that the Midland Railway Co. have conceded a slight privilege in the way of extra trains. On Mondays and Thursdays a train leaves Swansea at 9.20 in the evening. CILYBEBILL SCHOOL BOARD. The usual monthly meeting was held on Monday afternoon at Cilybebill Schools, Mr. H. Lloyd presiding. MAS'IER'S REPORT.—The attendance not so satisfactory as last month, the average attend- ance being 119, on the books 149; thus 20 per cent. were absent. Three boys gone to work without the labour certificate. REV. R. REES AND THE BOARD.-In reply to the Clerk's communica ion re the irregular attendance of the Rev. R. Reea'a son, a letter was read stating that the reverend gentleman would for the future release the Board from all responsibility regarding hia aon, and would undertake the boy'a education himself. ILLEGAL EMPLOYMENT. — The Clerk was instructed to write to the Primro-e Colliery Co. and Mr. John Hopkins, blacksmith, Pontardawe, calling their attention to the fact that they were employing boys who had not the requi-ite labour certificate. NEW MEMBER.—Mr. David James, Railway- terrace, was elected to succeed Mr. W. E. Morgan, who has resigned, as mpmber. NEW SCHOOL.—Fresh plaris and designs for new schools were presented by Mr. W. Wdliams, architect, for the Board's consideration, but the matter was adjourned until next meetii jr. MISTRESS' REPORT .-Attendance not satis- factory. On the bo ks. 140 average. 110 absent, 21 per cent. Th only gi.l anxious to become monitor was Margaret Griffith. INFANT MISTRESS' REPORT.—The n mber of children at present on the books is 164. Miss Francis commenced duties on April 28th. Would the Board purchase a. piano for the purpose of teaching drill ? PIANO QUESTION. — The Board decided to consider the desirability of purchasing a piano at the next meeting' of the Board. MONITORS.—The two candidates, Margaret H. Morgan and Margaret Griffiths, for the post of monitor were to submit to an examination, and the result of this test would decide which the Board would elect. INCREASE IN WAGES.—It was decided to increase the wages of the cleaner of the Infant School from 5s. 6d. per week to 7s.

BRITON FERRY

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