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Improvemsnt of Gower Ponies.

Snub for Winston Churchill,…


Japan's Finances Healthy.


Not Just Yet!

Swansea Assessments; Litigation…

Morriston Quoiters* Annual…


English Ex-M.P.'s Queer Death.

End of "John of Cowers

Swansea Salisbury Money Club.

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Executed at Nineteen. !

Garrison Tragedy at Sheerness.

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Cwmbwrla Character's Tragic…



I FISCAL MEETING IN BRYNMELIlf /1 Socialists Challenge to Mr. Waddington. t, ^'1 a<^dingtoii followed up his ^uccess- lui liscaf Jeyture at the Sliaftesburv Hall, wita another a St, Mark's Hall, Swansea, <n luesday evening. II Mr. Percy Molvneaux presided over a re. STwand at tiLe outset. said that a tiough he was a Free Trader, ne "i Th' TCT an °Ur 8ystem of free ti ^ev\ coimn £ to a pass that we V° i°°k for our food ri where else but to our great • £ J*1?"' hTar") In his own trade— vailpH h £ -"T one-aided system pre- PA^S FIR "HL0'J,HE CO»LD *'ND FISHP tanff WAhout W^g a heavy Was that fa;r. r'S'o." ULe fiscal system reared raising badly.' (CkJ^T *1, add^?tonr "who was cordially giceted, in addition to traversring much of tha ground covered dn his previous night's lecture, said that Ireland's famine wa* tie precipitating event" which led to Free Trade Replymg to Mr. Winston Churchill's recent speech, the speaker said tk,t, contrary to popular op rmon, the repeal of the corn laws was not engineered on behalf of tie working man but by capitalists, who, in fact refused the worker permission to speak on the subject on their platforms, and thev fwnt £20.000 in his own town alone iIi -buv- I ing votaig qualifications. The C'a r.nian; rising. sa. d that that meet- ing was primarily convene-d to enable the °f that ward to have an opportunity of debating the question, and he did not think at fair to Mr. W adiington that he should be badgered by Socialists. who were onlv seeking notonetv. (Cheers.) He would be glad to hear anyone from the ward ask Mr. Waddington questions. Mr. Molvneaux s observations evrldentV had thejr temporary effect, as Messrs. J. Littlejohns, E. Welch. Paul Cocks. Patn-I Jones, and J. C. Davies, who wre preparting voluminous notes at the rear, subsided ior the t.ime being. An elderly gentleman rose in the bodv of j -• a. challenging some of Mr. \\addcngton s observations, oprned tihat tho Liberals and the Tories should be put in & sf. ^nd -shaken up, a sentiment wiiich e ieiU-d_ much merriment, but as the vr ° T ri ar*umen*! wras aot veiT clear, Mr. J. Griffiths (Waunwenj ascended the platform, and wished at the start to quote statastlcs from some Radical dailies, which Mr. Waddington declined. "There is the Blue Book." he said, amcds-t applause, "TOJ can quote from that if you like. tat. I refuse to accept partisan statements such as VOl( have. Mr. Griffiths then accused a "certain local firm," whicth had been described as suf- fering from the dumping of stpet bars as hav- ing made so much money in the past that now they were making a little less they were en- deavouring to coerce their men and batten on their backs. (Cheers and laughter.) it was a good thing for them that the tiinplats trade went to America. It made the masters wake up. We were to blame for losing that trade—it was really men lake Sir John Jones Jenkins, and Mr. Gilberston who had really put the States into the trade. (Laughter.) Mr. Waddington, after replving to other arguments, sadd that Mr. Griffiths' statemeitO that the loss of our tinplate trade was blessing was the strangest blessing he had ever heard of. (Laughter.) The lecturer challenged anyone to (indicate any item of the shipping or tinplate trade which Mr. Chamberlain 3 policy would injure, after ch Mr. J. littlejohns then ascended the plat- form and challenged Mr. Waddington to a debate on the subject on any public platform, to whkh Mr. Waddington replied that he eou'd onlv debate as between the Tariff Reformers and the Cobden cubbies, and not from a Soctaiiis* standpoint. Mr. Paul Jones asked if it would he more satisfactory if our Coknaies "dumped," to which Mr. Waddington replied t!hat that was not possible. Votes of thanks concluded the proceedings.

Dumping on a Big Scale.

|Sudden Death in the Market.

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