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NEWS AND NOTES. tBY OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] The examination in dressmaking, under the Glamorgan Technical Instruction Committee, was held at the Neatli-road Schools on Friday in last week. Twenty-two candidates were presented. We know of one case (there may be more) where a three-roomed house in the western part of Briton Ferry is tenanted by nine persons, one of whom was last week laid up with typhoid ever. The isolation hospital at Giant's Grave, which was erected four years ago, has not yet been used At all. At the examination, held last Easter at Swan- sea, by the Associated Board of the Koyal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Musio for local examination, Mir.8 Sophie J. Clarke, Middletou House, succcesstully passed the tsenior stage. Miss Clarke was a pupil of Mr. J. F. Fricker, of Swansea. The genial Captain J. D. Jones, of the Fire Brigade, has been having a warm time of k with the "powers that be" at tiie charch of which he is a member. It was reported last week in this column that Mr. E bley had generously given a benefit night At his theatre to tue Fire Brigade. At the close of the evening's performance, Mr. Jones in virtue of his office as captain, propesea A vote'of thanks to Mr. Ebley for tne practical manner in wmch he snowed his interest in the Brigade. Mr. Jones was called up to face the music before the "Cwrdd Eglwys," on the following Thursday. Whetiier tne fact of Mr. Jones's presence in the theatre, or that he unduly adver- ted his presence there, or that he received oharity from a polluted source, was the real cause of offence, could not be definitely ascertained. Has that furious cyclist who knocked down a harmless pedestrian from Baglan, near the Briton *erry House, on Saturday Jast, been identified ? waa a Welshman, for he was heaid saying, SO uffem 'rwyn mjnd ? the' ™™8«-.PHa8iafir to notice how the footway at last tho Old Po8t 0ffice was kePt clettl' i evening. It was noticeable tuat wa8 rathor loathe to move when the mZ •1 w £ rat aPoke their attitude seemed to e have bought this place." That inveterate grumbler "The Wanderer," Who Binst have noticed the otiauge, has one ijfjjjg less to play his plaintive jeremiads on. The Rellobofl Band of Hope repeated the per- formance of "Freddy and his Fiddle" on eveniug, for the benefit of those who "e unable to attend on 1 hursday. An intelligent student of mathematics was at a to kuow tne meaning: ol the letters Q.E.JD. kt the end of some of Euoliu's propositions. He Jjttild haruiy forgive uimself for being so dull of -jfrception, when ne wa* naively informed by his that tliey meant Quite Easily Done, « coarse!"

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