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SWANSEA ORPHAN HOME. Annual Subscribers' Meeting- and Report. The annual meeting of subscribers towards the maintenance of the Home for Orphan and Friendless Girls, Swansea, was held in the Council Chamber of the Guildhall, on Thurs- day afternoon. There was a very satisfactory attendance, and amongst thase present were the Rev. and Hon. Talbot Rice, Mr. Edward i Daniel (High Sheriff). Mrs. J. Aeron Thomas, Mi.->s Thomas. Mrs. Picton Tnrberville, Col. Llewelyn Morgan. Miss Brock. Rev. Oscar Snelling, Alderman Howel Watkins, Mrs. Ebtnezer Davics, Mrs. Austin Williams, Mr. Joseph Hail, Mrs. Palmer Bowen, Dr. and Mrs. Latimer. Miss Cook. Miss Owen, Mrs. Alex. Andrews, Mrs. Ernest Davies, Rev. Seldon Morgan. The matron of the Home was also present, and her pupils looking per- fectly happy and well-cared for. and wearing bright red little coats and tam' hats. Colonel Morgan presided, and the Vicar: opened the proceedings with prayer. The hon. secretary, Mr. E. Palmer Bowen, read the letter of apology, which included one from the Mayor, who regretted his inability to attend, being in London. He. however. placed the Council Chamber at the disposal of the committee, and provided light refresh- ments. Expressions of regret were also re- ceived from Sir Algernon and Lady Lyons. Mrs. Richardson, Mrs. M. B. Williams, and others The fortv-thud annual report was then read. It showed that the present num- her in the Home was 51. The Local Govern- ment Inspector's report was highly sati.sfac- tory, as also was tlwit of the hoi), rneuical officer, Dr. Arthur Davies. The legacies to the home included £ 50 from the late Mm H. J. Bath, and £ 100 bequeathed bv the late Mrs. E. J. Phillips, a sister of the late Dr. J. G. Hal!, of Swansea. The financial report showed that the balance of currentaccount was £59 10s. 5d.. and of the deposit account £3?O. The Rev. Oscar Snelling moved the adoption of the report.—Rev. Seldon Morgan seconded, and this was unanimously carried. The Vicar of Swansea moved that the lion, officials should be re-appointed.—Mr. Edward Daniel seconded this proposition, which was passed On the proposition of Col. Morgan, seconded by Mr. Joseph Hall, a vote of thanks was passed to the honorary officers, subscribers and donors, the Board of Management, and the matron. All the speakers referred to the invaluable services rendered bv Miss Walliker. the matron, and snoke in eulogistic terms of the manner in which the Home was conducted. At the conclusion of the business part of the meeting, Mrs. Edward Daniel presented prizes to the successful pupils. The list was as fol- lows :—Housework: 1st Division. Gwenny Evans. Jenuv Jenkins. Miaud Stirrup; laundry-work. Annie Ridlar and Sarah Lhomas: cookery, Ellen Rees; method, Millie Townsend; needlework (1st division). Flossie Addis. Evelyn Jenkins. Maiulie frriffiths. '2nd division) Winifred LKivies. Lilv Be-.iyis, Hetty Griffiths. Schoolwork: Bella Addis, Fannv Jenkins, Amelia Davies, Dolly Goss. 01 wen Llovd. Maiy STHiIJlr. Minrie Tib- bat, Esther Williams, Maudie Palmer. Naomi Unto". Florrie Edwards. Gwennie Palmer, Gerty David, May Thomas. Dr. Latimer proposed a vote of thanks to Mrs. Daniel Col. Morgan, and the Mayor; Mr. H. Watkins seconded, and the motion was carried. Mr. Edward Daniel acknowledged the vote on behalf of his wife. and Col. Mo] nan having briefly returned tharlis, afterwards tea was serverl to the company. 1 ft

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