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OUR COOKERY CORNER,

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Kitchener's Recovery.

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MP. CHAMBERLAIN'S COMMISSION

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CORPORATION EXTRAVAGANCE.

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CORPORATION EXTRAVAGANCE. Necessity for a Check on Legal Expenditure. Messrs. Wivan and Co. (Swansea) write:- We have read with astonishment the partieu lars of the large sums expended by the Cor- poration on Law Case Appeals as set forth in the statement supplied at the instance of Councillor D. Davies, and we are pleased to find that for once public opinion at least fairly well appreciated, and acted upon. bv a portion of the Council, a-4 instanced by the decision arrived at, indicating that it is- h'h time that more particular attention is given to this class of expenditure, and we join in the generally expressed hope that the demand for closer investigation will be stoutly per- severed with, for, as it at present appears, there is a lack of authority and responsibility that is altogether unbusinesslike and unsatis- factory. The Chairman of the Watch Com- mittee, presumably on behalf of that Com- mittee as well as himself, declines any re- sponsibility, and he is a gentleman who has the reputation of standing bv his guns, more- over, it cannot be credited that he would use the Corporation as a catspaw to further the ends of his partv, and doctrines. Whence then comes this highly expensive belligeren, spirit, and whence emanates the authorisation of this excessive expenditure? We all )--now that lack of charity in private life is often covered by ostentatious trumpet blowing in public, and public rctions at others' expense, but surely there is some definite authorising body whose sanction is necessary to such numerous and heavy expenses. It cannot be that the Corporation coffers are open at all times to the order of Tom. Dick, and Harry, yet there is even a probability in this, as it appears items in the statement exceeding JB100 are to be expunged pending further in- quiry, and it is for this reason that we sav that we sincerely trust a careful examination into the whole subject will be insisted rpon, and in the meantime the items held over should certainly not be charged to the rate- payers until a satisfactory explanation be forthcoming. Much good work has been èr ne for the town by Councillor David D ivies bringing these matters forwird and having them thoroughly examined will not be counted by the public one of the least of his many beneficial acts.

SWANSEA PARK DISCOVERY.

Swansea School Board Committees.

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Chamberlain as Empire Uniter.

Expedition to Tibet.

Death of Gurnos Jones.

Swansea's Trade Last Week.

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