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SWANSEA. POLICE COURT.I

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GLAMORGAN COUNTY COUNCIL

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THE I ATTAINMENT OF HAPPINESSJ

TRINITY CHAPEL LITERARY SOCIETY.

ST. HELEN'S EVENING CONTINUATION…

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ST. HELEN'S EVENING CONTINUATION CLASSES. ANNUAL SUPPER. On Thursday evening in last week some 70 of the pupils attending the St. Helen's Evening Continuation Classes, sat down to a capital knife and fork tea in Lockley's Restaurant, Cradock-street. The head- master (Mr. L. Schleswick) was in the chair, and among the teaching staff present were Messrs. W. Mason, C. F. Oakey, T. Hopkins, and E. Sohleswick. After the cloth had been removed Mr. L. Schleewick rose amid much applause. He said that they had now ar- rived at tho mid-term of the winter session, and with one or two exceptions, they were to be highly congratulated upon the regularity of their attendance at the classes. They might rely upon it that their zeal, punctu- ality, and attendance to their studies would n esult in a vast amount of good to them in the future. (Cheers). Young people, unfor- tunately, cid not always recognise the ad- vantages accruing from a little self-denial, but if they gave up a few of their winter ovenings now, in ten years time they would not regret it. Never since the night-schools had started could the teachers point to a better attendance than in tho present half session—it had ranged from 60 to 65 per week with wonderful regularity. (Cheers). This pertinacity greatly encouraged the touchers and himself in the dark and gloomy weather they had passed through. There was no royal road to learning, and everyone had difficulties to surmount in the outset, but it was wonderful how they disappeared in face of persistent effort. Particularly did those remarks apply to the study of a language or shorthand, where the memory was so much involved. (Hear, hear). Ho would remind them that at their age memory was much more elastic than when they reached 40 and upwards, and what they learnt well now" wculd remain through life. The Chairman then gave some interesting reminiscences of his owi life, with useful hints as to how he mastered several languages and difficult subjects, adding a word of encouragement and help to the teachers whose duties in the past half sesoion he was pleased with. A pressing engagement then called Mr. Schles- wick away, t-nd he was succeeded by Mr. W. Mason, who proved an excellent substi- tute.^ Mr. T. Hopkins sang "The Midnight Sun," and "Sweet Genevieve" Mr. Oakey read "Paddy and the Bear," and Mr. Snell aang "Good old Jeff." These items were fol- lowed by humorous songs from Mr. E. Schles- wick, pianoforte solo, Mr. Fred Davies song, "Sentenced to Death," Mr. Wm. Lewitt; and an instrumental selection by Mr. R. Evans. Banjo and piccolo soles were re- spectively rendered by Messrs. E. Schles- wick and Bennett, and Mr. Davies was loudly oncored for his rendering of "When tho Gently Breezes Blow." Messrs. Straw- bridge and Hopkins, jun., also contributed. Messrs. C. G. Lockley and Mr. Fred Davie? shared the pianoforte accompaniments, and played them most efficiently. Mr. Wm. Mason proposed a. hearty vote of thanks tc Miss Lcckley and her staff of assistants for their satisfactory catering and attendance adding there had not been a note of grumb- ling. Ha also included tha accompanists Mr. Hopkins seconded, ziad the meeting en- dorsed. Messrs. C. F. Oakey and Morgan then moved a similar vote to Mr. Mason, and the entertainers. This was also cordially carried, and after which the Chairman happily acknowledged, and the assembled company assembled joined in singing "Auld Lang Syne" in orthodox fashion.

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