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GRAND XMAS TRANSFORMA TIONS.

A Sensible Temperance Speech.

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A Sensible Temperance Speech. In h.alf-an-hour's desultory shoot/ing at the Swansea National Schools Temperance Range, I on Monday evening, Rev. Peter Potter, v;car of Kishopston, several times rang the bell. He said — Drinking intoxicants is a waste of time and money. If tee nation would spend £30,000.000 (too much) instead of £ 180,000,000 in drink, Mr. Chamberlain could go home. An obstacle to temperance reform is hhat temperance people have made at so difficult to get licenses that their value has enor- mously increased. 0 Human nature is buman nature, and the brewers have done a good turn for them- selves. and a bad turn for us, when they tumed breweries into limited liability coni- parjies- Another obstacle to temperance reform is the strong language of temperance peopK I lave heard on temperance platforms lan- guage that no sensible person ought to use. "Don't call it the "cursed dring"; don't use language which cannot be justified. Exaggerated language that's too strong always does mischief. Be sober; use the language of soberness and temperance. One hundred and ten years ago drankim* -cj-Jtoais in this country were awfuj, as compared with now, when in nine cases ou-t of ten, people begin to apologise for drink- ing. Bring the adulteration laws to bear on publicans in e same way as you do on milk- venders. I wouldn't touch a glass of your beer—so called—if you'd give me JB5. It isn't beer! I think it's a crept shame that beer-weak adulterated stuff, is sold t'hat I have seen sold sometimes. I don't think a great deal will be done by Parliamentary restrictions. Unless you've got the hearts, mind3, and consciences of people, you h»vn't done anvthhv real. Further entertainment was provided by the H^'Vop family of viol'inaate (5). Maste'r Louis Hart, and others. Vdcar Rice was n command.

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Six Bells Inn Case.

RHEUMATISM CURED.

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MORRISTON MEMS.

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