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Neath Priest's Poetry Criticised. Some one has sent me a Catholic newspaper containing an appeal by a priest at Neath for contributions to his school-building fund (says Mr. Laboucheve in "Truth.") The apneal is, in the form of some doggerel, headed "Satan's Soiilocrv." the character of which may be itid'ed from those lines "Old Harry" sat down on a fireproof chair. And picked his teeth, with the point of his tail. „ In a pensive mood he stroked his hair. And thought of a, plan t-ha.-t would not fail. "I've furnir-fhed apartments to let down below Warm. dry, and well air'd—of that I feel sure— Yet I cannoit get haJf e-nov.gn people to go And my place—this I cannot en- dure!" "The gist of the remainder of the soliloquy, he continues, "is that people arc qualifying t'v occupation of the furnished apartments by refusing to respond to the piiost's appeal, t 'n "-•i-cvif uyson this edifying effusion would be superfluous. It is deserving, however, of the attention of the ecclesiastical superiors of the reverend author/'

--RATES AT SWANSEA.

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