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ACCIDENTS IN SWANSEA. Miss Lily Draper, of Roath, Cardiff, was riding a bicycle from the Mumbles on Satur- day evening, and when passing the Hospital- square she collided with a tram-car. The young lady fell violently and was dragged some distance by the car, though she happily es- caped with nothing worse than some severe bruises. The bicycle wa., considerably dam- aged. On Monday afternoon, while Thos. Edwards, in the employ of Messrs. Ind. Coope and Co., was driving a dray along the Mum- bles-road. he had a very narrow escape from being killed. The hor-e took fright at a parsing Mumbles train, and backed on to the line. The buffers of the engine caught the dray, and upset it, Edwards being thrown to the ground. When picked up, it was found that he had sustained an injury to the back, but it is not thought to be of a very serious character. The horse escaped un- hurt, and the dray was only slightly dam- aged. THE RETURN OF THE SWANSEA VOLUNTERS. Private Willie Gomn, of the 1st Volunteer Service Company, and son of Mr. Gorvin, of the Borough Accountant's office. wa- on Fri- day evening entertained at a "social" given by his Mount Pleasant friends at the St. Jude's Schoolroom by way of celebrating his recent return from the war. The company numbered about 80 friends of both exes. Mr. R. Huleatt filled the chair and extended a fitting welcome to the gue-.t of the evening. He then presented Private Gorvin with a handsome gold-mounted walking stick, sub- scribed for by a number of friends in token of the esteem, regard and affection in which he is held by them. Quarter-Master-Sergt. George Gorvin (father of Private Gorvin), the Rev. W. T. Watson. Mr. S. E. Thomp- son. and others, spoke during the evening, after which Private Gorvin returned thanks. Those who assisted in the musical programme were: Messrs. Fred Wheatley, David Jen- kins, Paul Cocks, and W. Summers. Mr. Leonard Brown, Mr. E. Elias. and Miss G^dvs Brown acted as accompanists. Mr. Arthur Roderick and Mr. E. J. Joslyn were the hon. secretaries, and carried out all the arrangements in a very efficient manner. SWANSEA AND DTSTKICT TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION. A general meeting of the mIjovp association was held in the Centra) Higher Grade Board Schools, Swansea, on Saturday. Mav 18th. the President (Mr. T. H. Morgan. Kilvey) in the chair. After discussing routine busi- ness the President moved, and Mr. Cad- w^lladr (National Higher Grade) moonded, "That this association plaoes on record its appreciation of the valuable services ren- dered in the past bv Mr. W. C. JenHM ae a member of the N.U.T. Executive." Keen regret was expressed at the temporary ab- sence of Mr. Jenkins from the Executive, and glowing testimonials to his sterling worth and untiring energv were borne bv the tRRchers present. A motion by Mr. W. B. Davies. Gendroc. "That this association se- cedes from the South Wales District Cnion," initiated a warm discussion. Spirited at- tftcks were rnnde upon the alleged cliouism of the S.W n.r bv Messrs. Davies( Melin. crvthan), C»dws*l]r>dr, and the mover of the resolution. whitp Messrs. W. C. Jenkins and Jno. J. Channell stood nn bravely in fav- our of thp' statu r/un. The matter was ulti- mately ad»ourned to a further meeting « ^2-estion being also made that a WestWalgg District LniOll would be the mo-t feasible way of adjusting differences which now ex- ist. DEATH OF AN OLD SWANSEA TRADESMAN. On Monday morning larft, there passed away at the ripe ago of 72 years an old Swansea. tradesman in the person of Mr. Joseph Her- bert. who lived in retirement at No. 101. Deceased had been confined to his room for about a fortnight suffering from an ulcerated stomach. Dr. Hum- phreys was in attendance, but hemorrhage supervened and caused death. The late Mr. Herbert was a familiar figure in Swansea. He was formerly a draper carrying on busi- ness in High-street and for nearly half a cen- tury was associated with the town as a large property owner, and was at one time a member of the Board of Guardians. He was a brother-in-law to Mr. J. Davies, chemist, High-street, and was twice married. He leaves a widow and daughter to mourn his deeply lamented death. Tn" rt1r1pyoq,J took nlac "tthe Rw«n"ea Cpm^tory vec-^errlnv (T^nmdfcv.) Tho" wall Ii la.rp-e atte^d- "nc" of re'ativffs an-l fri,d s-moneppt tbiso nrfa"Dt hein? Mrs. J -Ronh H«""b°,-t Mr Mrs. T R"berl. Mr a-ti Mm D Herbert^ Mi-s Lena Dsvos. Mr. BAnj. (Llondilo), Mr..Tarawa He,-b-,t. Mrs B Herbert Mr Dtviee (Hiph-'treet) Tho TTnm^br"v-. Mr. G. Phillips <" >rmarthon) Mr. JoHt, Down (Newt»«>Rtle-Emlyn) Mr Lfw-s Lewis (HSe^-street). The body was enclosed ;n it sh"Tl which was ptaood in an oak coffin, with hrs s fittings, arwl deposited in the fom'lr v«nlt. The cervine Wa^ oondn-t^d bv the R"t. r Jon-s (Vi-ar of Ch-ist Church). oerf wer« m»nv beautiful wrea'^n gent from the following- svnonvst others -M™. Herbert (widow). Miss Ho->>ert Dav'es. Messrs. Jas. H<b»»-t. Tar1 or Woods. W J He-s, J T. Dsvies, J. Davieo and Mrs RoWrts (Aberlar,-). "ne a ran o to were carried out by Mr D, G. Phillips, undertaker. YESTERDAY'S POLICE At the Swansea Police Court yesterday (Thursday), Louisa Jewell, a Swans' girl, obtained an affiliation order against Wm. Partridge, of Loxhore, ])"vonsh :n. te^i- po^ary transfer of th» liceuc o' the Sea Beach Hotel, OjstermouO) whs granted from Arthur Chas. May to John Rearder, A herd are.—Margaret Coffin and Sarah Jane Owens, young women of Orchard-street, were renkanded for a week on a charge of stealing £27 in gold from the person of a cattle deaier named John Jones, of Car- marthenshire.—Richard Dankworth Brown, a gunner in the Royal Horse Artillery, was summoned to show cause, etc., Winifred Andrews, Park-street, was the applicant, and the usual order was made.—James Jen- kins, landlord of the Beaufort Arms, Ferry- side, was convicted of selling intoxicated liquors on Sunday, May 12th and fined £5 and costs. Mr. Laurence Richards proses- ted, and Mr. Dormer Andrews defended. Albert George, olerk, Wyndham-street, was sent for trial at the next Quarter Sessions ,on bail), for a violent assault upon his uncle Samuel George, in the Wyndham Arms, Wyndham-street, on February 6th last. Mr. Laurence Richards prosecuted and Mr. Dormer Andrews defended, and it was stated that during a quarrel complainant was struck in the abdomen so seriously that at one time it was thought he would not recover from the effects of the blow.

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