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Advertifie- sunu from Public Bodies are not inserted at flfct Prepaid Rate. fie Postmaster-General does not allow tttton) addressed to initials or fictitious names So be addressed to any Post Office, and letters lent are returned to the sendei through the Dufl Letter Department. Letters to Ad- vartieero by initials, etc., or otherwise, may In directed to "THE CAMBRIAN" Office free •f charge; and is stamps are sent to cover yoatage, will be forwarded to the Advertisers em address. Be miUance* under 5s. may be made in Salfpenny Postage Stamps or Po.rt.al Orders, NIFLUD Orders should be made to "The South Daily Post" Co., Ltd., 211, High- Swansea. Address all communications to T— Manager, "THE Cambrian." SITUATIONS VACANT. "■tSTAIITED. good Plain Oook; also Honee- mWd maid, used to waiting.—Apply to Steward, Constitutional Club, Neath. 161f3-ll NoutekMpera, Companions. XTSTANTED, Working Housekeeper, about ■»¥.' 40 by working man; comfortable home to Boitable person. State wages and paxtiow- aws to A., 2. Lower Harold-terrace. Tirydall, aimuifont 198f3-15 Mmm irnd Parlourmaid* ^IHAMBEBMAID Wanted, willing to assist 7IJ Waiting.—Apply Mi as Bates. Propria- 49VM Ship amd Castle Hotel, Mumbles. HOUSE-PARLOTTBMArD Wanted, at once.- .MLA6 Mrs. Bit sop, Hearme Lodge, De-la- Beche>efcreet, Swansea. 34f3-10 General ^tOOK-GENEBAL, for Neat'bk experienced, good references required.—Apply Mrs. Johnson. RetrLsUy Office, Queen'ø-pIla<:e. areata. 1200a >-10 EXPERIENCED General wiho can cook; two in family; Houeeimid kept.—Par- ticulars to Japtam, "Daily Post," Swansea. 191f3-15 GOOD GeaeraJ Servant Wanted, at once.- Apply 3, Buckingham-terrace, Gorse- 3ane, Swansea. Illf3-13 SKBVANT, to assist in Bair; must have had &S experience; state wages and references; country pTeferred.—AddMss Homely, "Daily Pod," Swansea. 52f3-ll ANTED, a General Servant; good wages. < Apply 27, Bryn-road, Swansea. n g WANTED, a good Girl, aa General.—Mrs. 1 Jonee, 293, Oarmiarthen-road, Sweunsaa. 19f3-10 WANTED, Girl, 14-16. to assist in House- 1 work—23, The Promenade, Swansea. ] 18913-15 "tirANTED, good General Servant; three in J « »" family—Apply 59, Walter-road, Swan- J •ea. 170f3-14 WANTED. good Geperal Servant—Apply WW Mtb, Hopkins, 30, Seaview-telrmee Ciraaaafc. » 125f3-12 1 ANTED, reepecttatble Girl, about 16; good ] iWw. home; small funnily.—Apply 31. Terrace roadl Swansea. 256f3-15 ] XXTANTED, a good General.-Apply 6, Cwm- j Ir, donkin-terrace, Swansea* between 5 and 8 any evening. 2613-10 J XSTANTED, a respectable Girl, about 17.— f Apply Mrs. Curtis, Alexandra Restaur fln^ High-street, Swansea. 162f3-14 I ANTED, good. etirong Girl, from 20 to 25, G-eneral Servant—Apply Cae Bailey, « Mount Pleasant. Swansea. 138f3-12 RANTED, a clean, strong Girl; ama.. ™' family; age 16 to 20 yea.rs.-Apply afte.- ( dinner, 47, Gorae-laue, Swansea. 37f3-l- "MfANTED, a good General Servant; small J .»■ family.—Apply Mrs. Blackburn. Gro- cer, Ebenezer-etreet, Swansea. 148f3-14 •; }Btf ANTED, respectable Servant; good f IVWi wages to suiteible person.—Apply Hop- ldna, King Edward YII., Neath. 1200n3-10 x jntjTANTED, at once, agood General Ser- vant, about 39; small family.—Apply No. 2. Montpedler-terrace, Swansea. 33f3-10 jj^TANTED, good General Servapt; no wasih- M'w. rag.-Apply after 5 p.m., Mrs. Mean. 4, 3Tyanza-terraoe, Waltep-road, Swansea. 100f3-12 ^ITANTED, a Girl, 19-21, two or three days a week, wa«h and clean,, two in fam- f -Address W.T., "Daily Post," Swaoaea. 87f3-12 WANTED. a Young Girl, about 16. to v assist another in honsework.-Apply ttte. Harris, Devon House, Walter-road, Swan- OWIL 7Cf3-12 ANTED, respectable G'irl, assist House- work; early riger.-Apply between 5 and 7 any evening, 27, Brooklandis-terrace. Swansea- 91f3-12 JSMTANTED. General Servant; Welsh pre- ferred; a.lso smart Errand Boy; gooa refereaees reequired.-Apply 13, Dillwynet., flwaaastt. 48f3-li WANTED, a Young Girl, for Kitchen; w v slight knowledge of cooking; two in family; another kept.-Apply 153, Stt: Helen's- road. Swansea. 225f3-l6 J|»ANTED. Genera,} Servantk to assist in 'WW. Bar occasionally; two in family. — AWY Mrs. Iioyd, Blue Bell, Carmarthen- | roa4, Bwansea. 164f3-14 WANTED, a respectable, clean Girl about 16u as General Servant; fond of chil- dren; good home.—Apply 31, Glanmor cres- r&nt Uplands. Swansea. 92f3-12 WANTED. good Geperal Servant; assist in Shop occasionally; must be striotlly honest; good wra.ges.-Apply Miss Dlavie-s, Btaunp Office, Ystalyfera. 30f3-10 "f ANTED, end of month, a good General Servant, with knowledge of plain cook- -tiw; references essential.—Applv Mrs. Henry I W. Spowart. Brig-y-Don, Llancily. 15013-14 ANTED, good General Servant, able to Plain cooking; Welsh preferred.— between 2 and 3. Mm. Bowea, Gore Msnm tfoa-lHitr-eet, Swapaeta, 120e3-13 \\TANTED, immediately, expepienced and "t Plain Cooks, Parlour and Honse-Par- lourmaidis. Nurses, Housemadds, superior Bar- maid, and Generals.— Apply Miss Lewis. Higb- claeB Registry. 12, Castle-street, Swansea. Nalb. Tel. 76y3. 154f3-12 Miscellaneous Situations. APPRENTICE Wapted to the Bakery.-R. A E. Jonea. Ltd.. Mackworth Hotel, Swan- sea. 7f3-10 APPRENTICE Wanted to Polishing Trade.- A Appliy Charles Fuller St. HbI-cii'.s- avenue, Swan seat lOlf 3-12 A a/nd G. TAYLOE. the Old Firm of Por- trait Painters, require good Agente. eveTywhere.—Write for particulars, Postern Studio, Swansea. 58f3-ll A N Important Company has a few vacancies for epergetic men of good dhiaraoter, wil- ling to canvass; spare tiiine; excellent terms.— Address Good, "South Wales Dailo" Post." Swansea. ■ 83f3-12 AGENTS Wanted.-Ink Erasing Electrosin Pencil erases ink in two seconds with- out abrasion; one agent's profits, edght weeks. over £ 75.—Address Eraser. 18, Lookwood- road, Don caster. 38f3-10 A DVEETISEE requAres the assistance of a A few energetic and capable men who have some time to spare daily. Special terms to good men.-Addreaa, in first in- stance, Smar4 "Daily Post," Swansea. 11947db3-ll 4 SSISTANTS of Exciso, £ 85- £ 340; Customs, A Post-office, Clerk*. VaoancLes now, open to all. age 14J-22. Experience unneces- sary. Explanatory pamphJet free. iSecre- tary. Civil Service Depftrtm^ptv 2, York- buildings, Edinburgh. AGENTS Wanted for the Universal Insur- ance Company, at Brynamman, Pontar- dawe/Gorseinon, Gowerton, etc; mUIBt have good connections; best terms ever offered; speedy promobion.-Apply Walters, Superin- tendent, Willi aim-street, Llanelly. 50f5-ll ARMY Employment Association for Army Reserve Men. Eeservists of exemplary very good., or good characters should apply to Hon. Secretary, Army Employment Asso- ciation. to have their names registered 'or employment at the Recruiting Office, 14, Union-street-, Swansea. 2De4-3 T>1|LLIARDS.—Wanted!, a. emart Boy ajs B Marker at Old Market Vaults, Water- loo-street. Swacsea. 165f3-12 /^EEDIT Drapery.—Wanted, fimt-claas Ma,ni, by old-established ftrm ip Swainsaa.; good salary.—Credit, "Daily Poet," Swa.nft». 2^f i-?Q CUTLERY, Phonogfraplw. Sewing Maxihtun-es, C Furniture, Cycles, Watches, Jewellery, etc.—Responsible men engaged at Collieries, Factories, Railways, etc.. Wanted as Spaiv Time Agents in every town and village by one otf the largest Wholesale Firms in the king- dom. Good commission. Cash or Easy Pay- ments.—Apply for terms and p&rtdcnlwrs to Thomas Fattorini, Dept. No. 175, Skipton. Established over 70 years. Contractors to the Government. 100e3-12 TJEESSMAKING.—Wanted, at once, Appren- D t,ices and Improvers. — Apply Mias Young, 4. Page-street, Swansea. 10713-12 f DRESSMAKING .—Wanted at once, tOiorDugh experienced Skirt Hand.—Apply Mrs. Fish, 99, Mansel-street, Swansea. 257f3-11 "FVEESSMAKING.—Wanteds BOOice and D Skirt Hands; must be experienced. — Apply to David Evans and Co., Goat-street, Temple-street,, and Casue-street, Swansea. 239f3-ll ESTABLISHED Insurance Company require J Managetr fill vacancy Swansea office; permanency; salary £100; commissions. Oiush required JE75.-Box 60, "Daily Post," Swan- sea. 47f3-ll FIEESIDE Work, Cutting Paper Stencils; F easy, amusing1, constant; good pay; £ <tratightforwa'rd>.—Stamped envellope, Chian- ney and Co., 4, Victoria-terrace Hornsey. Loudon. 787d312 GEOCEEY.—Apprentice Wanted. — Apply G Niclholls, 97, Bryn-y-Mor-road, Swansea,. 159f3 14 GROCERy.-Wanted a Junior Assistant., G wdl up lAt L-olicitliiig; none otbfe.rsneed aiptply.—E. W. Vergette, Grocer ,a.nà) G:)ibsy Agent, Walter-rci.idl, Swansea. 2olf3-15 JUNIOR Clerk Waptedj, by Coal Exporters; i knowtedge Custom House Work and Shortibtand.—Addreaa. stating wages required, to Shippers, "Daily Posty" Swansea. 177f3-15 IEDGf R Clerk Wanted, witih General Office experience, agie about 22 jiears.—Writ«e> with full particulars, salary, etc., to Box 20Q. Da.My Poet," Swanisea. 23 f3-15 MILLINERY.—Wanted, Apprentices to the M Millinery Workroom; also Improvers.— Apply Richard Lewlia, 8 and 9. High-street, Swanaca). 169f3-14 MEDICAL.—Wanted, an indoor qualified m Assistant, able to ride and drive; must be BoOber and reliable; salary £ 131—Apply, with recent references or testimonials, to Dr. Mason. PontypooL Mon. 1204n3-10 PALMEE BEOS., Coachbuildera, Gower-et.. Swansea, have Mivciancies for two Ap- pre nt ic ea. 250f3-15 ESPECTABT.E Boy Wanted.-nHutton Broi?., Cycle Works, 21, St. Helen's-road, Swan- sea. 249f3-15 STEONG Conservative Wanted, at once, for s Neath and District: mu3t be milling to ctall upon and able to ascertain thosie who are likely to support Mr. Chamber! an a. — Address Fiscal, "Dadly Post," Swansea. 59f3-ll SANITARY Inspectors. Lady Health Visi- s torsi Salaries £100 to £35(). Several hun- dred vacancies annually. Open to all. Suc- cess certain. Postal lessons now commemcing for Cardiff exam; fee 25s —Mushens, Science Teacher. Snnderland. 745e3-10 TWO 6miart ilen Wanted; those who are accustomed to Canvassing preferred. — Apply Masters and Co., 18 and 19, High-st. Swansea.. 143f3-14 "fA7"ANTEI>, Croom-Gardeaejr, married;. — Apply Cliff, Munnbl&s. 209f3-15 WANTED, a clean, shairp Lad.—Apply T. Mei"editih. Imperial Bakery, St. Helen's- avenue, Swansea. 62f3-11 "Wf ANTED, a sharp Lad; one just leaving » school preferred.—Apply 5d Wind- st.reot, Swansea. 183f3-14 XVrANTED, immedkUely. Errand Boy, to » deliver papers etc.—Apply Jones, 6, Trafalgar-place, Bryrimill. 20813-15 •TTcrAJJTED, a respectable LadL used to VV Horses.—Appiv J. Thomas and Son. Fishmongers. Oxfor(Det,met. Swansea. 677f3-ll WTANTED, strojpg Boy as Porter, and to VV. look after horse.-Apply Gwyinae H. Brmder, 17. Hleiathfield-street, Swansea. 16f3-10 ANTED, a strong Lad, to assist in Bake- hause; must be able to ha.nd-up.-T. West and Co., C»rimarthep-road, Swanaea. 93f3-12 TTITANTED, respectable, smart Boy far VV warehouse.—Apply', own toandwritj- ing, to Warehouse, "Daily Post" Swanseeu ic 25&£3-11 T\7"ANTED, Kitchen Porter, Young Manpre- ferred; good references requiired. Apply Restaurant Continental, Swansea. 185f341 T\^ANTED, a Youag ManT about 18, able -• to milk and make himself generally wsefnl.—Habbeirfleild;, Caereithen Farm, Forestfach. 29f3-10 T\7 ANTED, imimediatiely, a Caretaker, clean and respectable, for Offices at Dock?; to live on premises.—Apply 15, Somerset- place, S wianeea. 221f3-15 T\rANTED, a, respectable Lad as Appren- tice to the Painting and Decorlating Trades.—AppJy J B Edwards, 23b, St. H'elan's- road, Swansea. 233f3:15 WANTED, a Young Woman, who has had experience in a Binding Room.—Apply at the "Cambriap" Printing Works; Alex. aa<ir" Arcacta), Swansea. a \\TANTEDi, strong Youth, for defldveang » Beeir with Honse amd Cart good refer- ences required.-Apply E. E. Roger?. i8,^ tot. Helen'a-avenue, Swansea^ iO T\7"ANTED, respectable Person, to assist in House and Shop; good references required.—Apply W. Lawson, Fish Merchant, 14, I.ower Oxford-street, Swansea. 184f3-14 WANTED, at once*, steady, respectable Person, to come in every diajy fox Housework; hours from 7 to 4 p.m.-Addreim Steady, "Dorily Poet," Swansea. 44f3-1. TITANTED, shaxp, intelligent Office Boy. t for the offices of a large Works; must have knowledge Shorthand and typewriting. -Box 77, General Po&t-offioe. Swansea. 3f3-10 WANTED, at once, good Vest Hands; also Machinists; indoor work only; con- stant employment.—Apply H. Solomon, 27, Union Chambers, Union-street, Swansea. 86f3-12 \\TANTEO, at oace, a Commission Agent for Swansea and District to Sell High- class Devonshire Freeth Buttar. — Address Devon Vadley Creaanery, Wellington. Somer- eet. 791d.b-Cam.3-25 WANTED, at once, steady, respectable Per- eon, to cotme in every day for House- work; hours 7 optil 4 p.m.—Write, stating wages required, to Mother, "Daily Poet," Swansea. 2f3-10 YyANTEiD, respectable Office Boy, for Ship- broker's Office, who can clear at Cus- toms and make out Bills Lading. — P Pl^.V Societe Commerciale, Cambrian Chambers, Swatnisea. 1131232 "\7"OUNG Men desdro^is of joining the Eegu- lar Army or Militia should apply at the Eecruitiing Office, 14. Union-street. 3wgri. sea. Splendid opportunity for advancemeat in aJll branches to well-conducted young men. 2 Y0UXG Men Wanted (over 19 yeairsold) to be trained in the Church Army Train- ing Homes and Mission Vans, as Evapg-ettisbsi Mission Van and Tent Mission ens, Social officers, etc. Unlimited scope for spiritual work. SaJany guaranteed). Must be in ear- nest. and have had some experience i'n re- ligious work. Free boaTd and lodgipg du-r. in., the whole period of training.-Write. in strict confidence, to Oapt. Davey, 130, Edg- ware-road, London. W. 11943d.b.3-12 £ 2 WEEKLY .—Evening or Spaire Time Em- ployment, anywhere, offered to any person who can write. For particulars send addressed envelope to L.. Paynter atntd Co., (Dept. 6), Mysore-road. Clapham, London. 82f3-12 QHS Weekly offered to either sex, who can OV7 write.—For particulars send an ad- d,ressed envelope to Manager, Glen dower, Torquay. 82(3-12 SITUATIONS WANTED. Footman seeka situation where butler is kept; 18 months' good character; die- ei-gaged.—W. Thomas, Norton, Cresselly, near Pembroke, 3013-12 T?NGINFER (young) would enter Partner- IJhlp wdth another Gentileman in estab- iiened baaiaesa as Machijxery Agents, or aimi- tor business where an eagine-ering experience would be uaeful.-Addresa Electrical, "Daily Post," Swansea. 205f3-15 ENERGETIO Young Man. 23. of good ml- E dress, seeks appointment as Travelier. or good Agency; thooroughiy experienced at wholesale and retail grocery businesis; Welsh; highest iraferepces.—Writel Oytmro, "Daily Pest," Swansea* 121f3-12 Q.ROCEEY and Provisions, Wholesale or retail.—Energetic Ycung' Ma.n seeks situation, well up, drive amd solicit; good references; Swansea only.—Addreas Grocery, "Daily Post," Swansea. 235f3-15 T ADY can thoroughly recommend Waeflier- woman; honest, and reliable; disen- gaged Tuesdays.—Addretsa L.S., "Daily Poet," Swansea. 203f3-15 STRONG Man requires Situation as Travel- l«r, Colleotor, or any position of trust; good ohairacitier and referepce.—Wlhedlier, Stepney-pagce. LLamelly. 223f3-15 SITUATION Wanted as Companion-Honse- keeper, or place of trust, by trust- worthy person, age 40. accustomed to busi- ness comfortable home; good reference. — Address Allapce, "South Wales Daily Post" High-street Swansea* 154f3-14 WANTD, by Young Lady, Situation as Barmaid,-Addreae S., "Daily Post," Swansea. 171f3-14 "V^OUNG Lady seeks situation. Bar or any J- light business; give month.—A., 4, L«m<- ia'nd-terrace, Brynmill, Swinwa, 115f3-12 TO LET-HOUSES. rnO LET. 5, Northampton Gardens. To view T apply R. H. Marten, AilLonemorel, Stotsty- rca(J" 8wancixl. 61&a5-27 CONVENIENT Furnished House to Let, in C Manuel-terrace, from Jupe.—For par- ticulars address MJanóiil2'l. "Cambrian" Offide, 211. High street. Swansea.. 616a3-25 BUSINESSES TO LET. EXCELLElNT fully-licensed House, doing a E large trade; evoily- convenience; price £7;J().-ThomaJiI and Oot, 27, Brazennose-street, Manchester. FIRST-CLASS BeeT and Wine, wf.Kh latrge Concert Boom, clean licence, free from brewer, with 7 yeta!rs' leas?1, only, want seteing; price £ 250; large inventory,.—Thomas amd Co., 27, Brazennose-sfcreet, Manchester. PI QA-Beantiifuflly Fitted Beerhtause, doing ^lOu n.ice trade; Vaults, Smoke, Sitting, Parlour, Oiub-room, ewry accommodlationi.— Thomas and Oo., 27, Brazennose-sltreet, Man- oheaitier. _P "^O A—Splendid off-Licence and Grocery, ^AOl^iaking £ 15 weeMy; good living;large Stock and accommiodaition—Tlhomas amd Co., 27, Brazennose-street, Manchester. CITY Restaurant .taking £ 2,000 yearly, with large profiltfl; owner rettiring after 10 yeairs; £ 350 everything.—Thomas and Co., 27, Brazennose-ftoreet, Manchester. IF you inltend going into business, write Thomas and Co., 27, Braaennore-streeit, Manchester, who have over 300 businesses of every description to choio^e from. TO LET, 5, NartUampton GtardensL—To view Apply R- H. Martens, Allensmore, Sketljy-road. Swansea. 590a329 QHOETIjANDS, Mumbles.—To IJet, Furnished for short or dongier period; very com- fortable ajid convenient; last tenant (pleased: to .recommend.—Addlress Mrs. Francis, Chad- d-ley Corbelb Vid^rage, Kidderna-neter. 310aml-16 MEATH.-To Lofc, "Wan-y-Parc House, semi- detacher, faaing Victoria, Gardiens .con- taining Drawing Room, Diming Room, (Lib- rary, large Kitctfeoa, Scullery, Wash-houise, larder, large Cellar, with, bottlfe Tacba for Wine, -holt and cold water bath, 7 Bedroom?, Lawn, Garden, oind back entrance.—Apply to Mr. J. T. Dames, Not 2, Almla-place, N«(a't(h. 753Caanl-16 TRADE SPECIALITIES. LADIES' Dress Lengths, 3s. lid. oarriage paid. Knops, ZiJbelimies, Bnowflakes, Voiles. Poplins, Armures, Cashmeres, im summer colorortiibgaJ. Patterns free.—Bradford Dress Warehouse <E77), Shipley, Bradford. 770 "TVAVIES' BALSAM OF HONEY for Coughs. C?,d«. Arthma, Tightneu of the Chest, Ac. Bid. and 2b. 3d.—Prepared only by J. Davies, M.P.B. Oltpensing Chemist. 30. High-street. Bwansea! 29 PMOLYNEUX, Pish Merchant, 126, High- # street, Swansea. Cheapest Shop in hown for Fish of all varieties; wholesale and retail. Trial solicited. 32 F110 BUILDERS.—Billheads, Memorandums, JL Business Circulars and Cards, Time Sheets, Estimate Books, and every kind of Commercial Printing at the CAMBBtAN" Office, 211, High-street, Swansea. PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED. Chief Office: HOLBORN BARS, LONDON. Summary of the Report presented at the Fifty-fifth Annual Meeting, held on Srd March, 1904. ORDINARY BRANCH. The number of Policies issued The number of Free Policies granted during the year to during the year was 74,358, assuring the sow of those Policy-holders of five years' standing who desired to £ 7,396,050, and producing a New Annual Premium Income discontinue their payments was 95,938, the number in force of £ 396,780. being 912,984* The number of Free Policies which became The Premiums received during the year were £ Claims during the year was 19,788. being an increase of £ 163,398 over the year 1902. The Claims of the year amounted to Policies in |orce4.at the en? the yfa number of Deaths was 6,611, and As- v'5 tbeir average duration exceeds ten and a aurances matured. yuarcer years. The number of Policies in force at the est of the year was The Assets of the Company, in both branches, as shown in 712,097. the Balance Sheet, are .51,217,377. being an increase of INDUSTRIAL BRANCH.-The Premiums received during 44,062,176 over those of 1902. the year were £5,848,554, being an increase of £ 155*647. The gtaff Provident Fund, which was founded in 1898 for the 1 The Claims of the year amounted to .,100 824. The benefit of the outdoor staff, shows a satisfactory increase for the number of Deaths was 210,839, and 3,246 Endowment year, the total amount standing to the credit of the fund being Assurances matured. £ 127S077< —- ''==" ————— ————' 1 a eneral Balance Sheet of the Prudential Assurance Company, Umited, being the Summary of both Branches, on the 31st December, 1903. LIABILITIES. JB s. d. ASSETS. £ s. d I Shareholders' Capital 1,000,000 0 British Government securities 3,347,873 8 10 Reserve Funds ltl t„ 2,000^000 0 0 Indian and colonial government securities 4,948,183 17 11 J Life Assurance Funds. ,M 48,089,275 12 8 Kailway and other debentures and debenture 2 Claims under life policies admitted 128,102 2 7 stocks. 3,998,845 1 3 Loans on County Council, Municipal and ♦ other rates 11,685,354 18 4 Freehold ground rents and Scotch feu duties 3,736,819 13 3 Freehold and leasehold property 2,993,758 2 2 I Mortgages on property within the United Kingdcm. 6,468,014 13 1 j Railway, Gas, and Water stocks 6,882,479 5 4, 4 Suez Canal shares 166,414 7 10 Telegraph and other shares 88,889 15 3 Metropolitan Consolidated stock, and City of C London bonds 272,062 4 7 1 Bank of England stock 200.559 18 6 J Colonial and Foreign corporation stocks 938,374 18 4 C t Noreign government securities. 1,349,488 10 9 i Reversions and Life Interests 1,080,425 6 2 ] Loans on the Company's Policies 1,606,633 12 1 ] Rent Charges 296,445 14 10 Outstanding premiums and agents' balances.. 448,080 11 4 Outstanding interest aDd rents 416,658 15 10 I ( Cash—In hands of supeiintendenti3 35,972 1 6 j Ditto—On current accounts, and in hand 256,042 18 1 £ 52,227,377 15 3 JE51,217,377 15 3 THOS. C. DEWEY "I p FB^EBICK SCHOOLING, Actuary, EDGAR HOBNB, Chairman. WILLIAM HUGHES, j Joint General Managers. d W. STABLE, Secretary. HENRY HARBEN, ] PERCY T. REID, j Diredort» We have examined the Cash transactions (receipts and Payments) affecting the accounts of the Assets and Investments for the year ended December 31st, 1903, and we find the same In good order and properly vouched. We have also examined the Deeds and Securities, Certificates, &c., representing the Assets and Investments set out in the above account, and we cer tify that they were in possession and safe custody as on December 31at, 1903. 17th February, 1904, DELOITTE, DEVER, GRIFFITHS & Co., Chartered Accountants. District Superintendents-j, w. Jones, J.P., 66, Wiod Street, Swansea; P. J. Phillips, Banwell House, Morriston Sectional Superintendents—J. Bevan, Yg, J. Jenkins, J. B. Jones, J. Jones. District Office-56, Wind St., Swansea D. Stephens. Clydacb-on.Tawe and C. D. Thomas, Manselton, Swansea. I MUSICAL. ]JJ[ISS j^LOBBNCE FRICKER A.R.A.M., A.R.C.U., Receives Students for the HIGqa DBV.LOP. ment of Pianoforte Plating, Voica PRODUCTION and MNGING also for Hab- MONY and COMPOSITION. Miss Fbickbb studied for aix years at the Royal Academy of Music, and haa had the tuition of the late Sir G. A. Macfarren, the late Professor Frederick Westlake, Mr. Randegffer, Mr. Shakespeare and Mr. Frye Parker, and holds diplomas of the R.A.M. as public performer and teacher of piano and harmony, and of the R.C.M. as public singer and in harmony, and also holds the Certificate of Merit of the R.A.M. for piano playing, and five medals of that Institution for piano and singing. Pupils prepared for the Metropolitan Examina- tions of the R.A.M. and R.C.M., also for the Local Examinations of the Associated Board of the R.A.M. and R.C.M. 100, WALTER-ROAD, SWANSEA. 40 MR. T. J. DENNIS, A.R.C.O. (Organist and Choirmaster of Bethesda Congregational Church, Briton Ferry), ACCJlPTS PXJPIV.8 IN PIANOFORTA ORGAN. SINGING ft THEORY. Pupils Prepared for Examinations. 21, QUEEN-STREET, NEATH. 30 ACADEMY OF MUSIC, 100, W ALTO-BO-U. RS EDWARD FRICKEB MISS FLORENCE FRICKEB, A.B.A.M., A.B.C.M., AND MISS MINNIE FRICKEB, L.B.A.M. Piano, Harp, Violin, Voice Training and Solo Ringing, Harmony, oiflrnt-Singing, Theory of Muøio, Ac. BLACKPILL NURSERIES, NEAR SWANSEA. JAMES HARRIS Has a very fine Assortment of Evergreens and Decidnoos Trees and Shrubs, Roses, Fruit Tree<, &o.. in great variety, and well-seleoted to suit the neighbourhood. Having a very large Stocky of the above, I shall be pleased to quote low prices to intending Planters; also Dutch Bulbs from the best growers in Holland and elsewhere. Catalogues and Special Prices for large quan- tities on application. Wreaths, Crosses and Cut Flowers for Harvest Festivals, Ac., on shortest notice. Also Azaleas and other Green- house Plants.' Address as ahove. SUN FIRE OFFICE. FOUNDED 1710. "FUNDS IN HAND— £ 2,386,639." For all particulars apply to the following SWANSEA Mr. H. G. Solomon, Tan- nery Chambers, Goiter- street. Mr. Travem Walters. IT Messrs. H. 0. Higman FT Co., 1, Northampton- place. Meserfs H. J. Goes and Co., 59-60, Wind-street „ Mr. J. A. Bishop^lJnion Chambers, Umon-st. ABERAVON Mr. David E. Jones. BRITON FERRY. Mr. H. H. Hunter. MUMBLES Mrs. Alice Orrin. NEATH Mr. John F. Richards. PONTARDAWE. Mr. David Smith. PORT TALBOT Mr. Enoch Thomas. Mr. O. G. W>st, i, Ynis-atreefc. r EDUCATIONAL. I — JpENDEEN COLLEGE LANGLAND BAY. MODEBN HIGB-C^ASS SCHOOL voa GIRLS MISS I. M. NETTELL, A.C.V. AlQ MISS C. M. NETTELL, A.C.P., B.A.M. Cert., (Daughters °* Nattell, General S-»). The LADT SwAKsaa. LADT MO BSH*AD,For«tLodge, BinMd, Berks. Mas. ASly Devon. Miss Ei>»»» Swansea. BIT. S*c*» i • Ykmt 1 Walea. Punils iAodan Matricnlation. University Board (RoyiJ Aniiwny ai»d Bejw Coll«B» of Music), Trinity College, College oOlolmwfe,Ihpio^ (teachers) Mdother exactions. m s ULN GLAND BAY j BOARDING a DAY WN()OU BELLEVUE. LANGLAND. NEAR ,%A SWAliSMA. PRiMCirAts—MISSES PHILLIPS, Assisted by Besident Engliah aad Foreign GovernesssssndYisitinjf Masters. Prenaratien f« Local Exaaainatunw. The ?S pleaeanHy situated is its own ground* on sea. ? The NEXT MJRM will be^n TUESDAY, JANrUARtl2tk Q.IEM- »°^SS,KTOlfAI BCHO°U P BBYN-Y-MOR BOAD, SWANSEA. Pbi»cipa^-MKS GMtLICK, A.C.P., Assisted by »r«di aad Se HoSTis^1 » rw^^s dose to beach and parks. S BRYN HAULOG, I»angland-BOAB MUMBLES. DAY SCHOOL roa GIRLS PREPARATORY BOARDING SCHOOL FOR LITTLE BOYS. Conducted by the MISSES POTTS (Daughters of a Clergyman). Pupils prepared for all Public i-xaminatiuna Highest References. Terms on application. The Spring Term conøneaces Jan. 25. Boarders return Jan. 83rd. MISS E RAVLSJS' PREPARATORY SCHOOL FOR BOYS AND GIRLS, 2B, FFYNONE-TERfiACE, (lafe 31, Haaow-aitreet). The Next Term will commence MONDAY, JANUARY 25ili. Popib trnder 9 received weemy. J.BRADER AND SONS, (Established an UKn.) MAGNIFICENT SELECTION OF HIGH- CLASS PIANOS at Lowest Prices, Cash or Monthly Payments, including our 3 Popular Models at JB21, £2,5, and JB50. Latest construction, beautiful tone and appearance- Inspection and comparison invited. NEATH & DISTRICT BILL-POSTING COMPANY.-Late T. WüL. Onicisr-Aasnau! Booms, NBATB. MANAOSS :—J. W. ROBINSON. Leeeees and PropnatoEs of the Boot Postin Statioaa iaBwft aad Mstrict I DANCING, CALISTHENICS, &c. DANCING, CALISTHENICS, SPANISH AND PHYSICAL EXERCISES. GEDNEY HOUSE, ST. HELEN'S-ROAD. MISS CRAVEN'S CLASSES are held at her Residence on MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS at 5 e'clock, and WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS at 2.30 o'clock; also ADULT TUITION CLASS on I MONDAYS at 7.30 o'clock. PRIVATE LESSONS by arrangement. Classes will recommence on Saturday, the I 9th inst-, and following dates. Evening Tui- tion Class, Monday, the 18th inst. Not only ASK for STIFF'S PURE STARCH but MIND YOU REALLY GET IT for those who purebaBe common stuff, most commonly regret it. STIFF'S CREAM STARCH pro- duces the fashionable tawny tint, and will not injure the most delicate material. I STIFF & Co., L'tid 29, Redcliff St., BRISTOL. CANCER HOSPITAL (FREE) FULHAM-ROAD, LONDOSi, S.W. Patients seen daily on their own application at TWO O'CLOCK. Funds urgently needed for General Expenses and for the Research Department. S jcretary, FRED. W. HOWELL. ft CUPISS' CONSTITUTION BALLS Are an unfailing remedy (write Jot pamphlet. For HORSES, Testimonial. Greese, Swelled Legs, Rnssley Park. Cracked Heels, I have used Cnpiss* Coughs, Coids, Staring Constitution Balls for Coat, Influenza, giving the last 10 years, and tone and vigour, and have much pleasure in keeping hi?h-fed Hor- testifying to the good ses in Health, &c. effects they have had ForCATTLE&SHEEP in improving the con- in cases of Hove or dition of Horses in Blown, Hide Bcnnd, truning, particularly Loesof Appetite Dis- in the Spring and temper. Epidemic,&c Autumn months. Foi Scouring in Calves, MATT. DAWSON. tbev are almost in fallible. Prepared upwards of 50 years by the late FRANCIS CUPISS, M.R.C.V.S. Sold in Packets, a. 9d. and 3d. each, 7 small 10s. 6d. and 7 large lis., by all er \?ts and Druggists. KBVIVAL of Home Industries.—Morgan J. Morgam (son of Mr. J. E- Morgta/n, clo- thiior and Ihosier, of Nlew-etireet, Neaifch, tand ffrtan-dson of the late Mr. Morgan Morgan, Wind-cftreeiO, hae decided to restart -the old WoollIen Factory at Miel'iporyttihian for the manufacture of hoaneoua Ho-ierry and WeIøh Flannels and ORot&fc 330am1r23 L TRADE NOTICES. .188 A. J. CHAPPELL. FISHMONGER & OYSTER MERCHANT, POULTERER, DEALER in GAME, fte WIND STREET. SWANSEA, AND AT NEWTON-ROAD. MCMBLESk Telegraphic Address—" Qu^tpell, SwanseaCountry Orders promptly attended to. CARRIAGE WORKS. FISHER-STREET, SWANSEA. Telephone— JOHN JONES & Co., HIGH-CLASS YAN AND CARRIAGE BUILDERS. ORDERS FOR NEW WOBK. GENERAL REPAIRS, PAINTING, TRIMMING. &0. PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO. MOTOR CAR INSPECTION PIT PROVIDED AND REPAIRB EXECUTED. DOWN & SO N. We have a large consignment of strong and reliable Combinatioa ^e^steads, as pe^: illustration, each in three parts, including Dominion n Wales for and L) RAW I N G- ROOMSUITES, kc. Being Man- [acturers, we thereby save a middle profit. Special lines also in MAIL CARTS, BASSINETTES, &c. Showrooms—221, High Street) «i«jkvavk Manufactory—Morris Lane ) o The rti/sician's The rti/sician's I I I I A 1 BJ Cure for Gotk^ I pi I k I I ■ ■■ Ml w J Rheumatic Gout The Universal Remedy for Acidity of the Ge^fM^fciM'foe Stomach. Headache. Heartburn, Indigestion, infant* Children. Sour Eructations, Bilious Affections. IS* Female^ and the w oickness oi^Pregnancj» A WORTH A GUINEA BOX. BEEC N'S PILLS FOR ALL BILIOUS & NERVOUS DISORDERS SICK HEADACHE, CONSTIPATION, WEAK STOMACH, WIND, IMPAIRED DIGESTION, DISORDERED LIVER, AND FEMALE AILMENTS. THE ISALE IS OVER SIX MILLION BOXES PER ANNUM. Pfceoared only by the Proprietor, Thomas Beecham, St. Helen.. Lancashire. Sold by all Druggists and Patent Medicine Dealers everywhere, in Boxes, Is. l^d. aafr J 2s. 9d. each. Full Directions with each box. PICTON MEWS. DILLWYN-STREET SWANSEA. LL & T. BULLIN. Cab.. ways ready. Wedding Carriages with SuitableHorses. Funeral Carriages Complete. I JJLOOR A 00., I ADVERTISING CONTRACTORS AND BILL POSTERS. CHIEF AGENCY FOR WALES. All descriptions of Advertising Circular Distribution, Ac., promptly attended to. Oftioe-2G, CALVERT-STREET SWANSEi Ta. I TTN1VERSAL bill posting CO. U BEST TH* LARGEST POSTING STATIONS In Swansea and surrounding Distric ADDR.ss-28, LOWER UNION STREET SWA«8IA. Nature's Perfect Remedy or all kinds of Woratt. WILLIAMS' (POSXABDAW5) %\T ORM LOZENGES For aver 30 ye»r» thto Mghly^Valuable Bsmsdy b«i met with the rtate»t «>eeeM. fte efteet upo. Weat, Delicate Children (often given up as Incurable) li like Muic. Gettln* rid or nls tormenting peats by tidiii these Loaengea, the thin, pale-faced. Inanimate Child becomea ^onx, hMlthy, and lively, the pride natead of the anxiety of hia guardian*. Llangennech, near Llanelly, Augoat 30th, 1872. Dkab SiB,-Kyyonngeat daughter, Emma Ann, 13 yeara of age, got rla of a great number of worms by taking only three or four of Williams, (Poo tarda we) Worm Loaengea. I am glad to say that the 11.1 much Improved In bealth, being prevlonsly lingering and delicate In bealtb.-Youra very truly, Mahtha QHirriTHB, late of Ynlapenllwch. gTKPTOBis.—Any of the followlngSymptooia indicate Woi,mo i-Vartable appetite, foetid breath. Mtd eracte- ion*, paina In the stomach and head, aickneas, grind- ng of the teeth during aleep, dream a and reatleaa- neaa, ptteneet of the conntenanee, atitchea in the aide, abort dry cough, and emaciation of the body. often miataken for decline, nervonaneaa, alow fever, and ir. regular ptilae falntneas, aoinetimea convulaive fits, often caus!ng sudden death; dizzineaa, aore throat, and inflammation of the bowel a. The above aymp- toma vary according to the kind of Worma, The Lozengea contain nothing detrimental to the Constitution, and are auitable for <t! agea. Wllllama' (Pontardawe) Worm Loaengea are pre- pared from the Original Receipt by JOHN Davibs, M.R.P.8., Chemist, 30, High street, Swanaea, and sold by moat chemfatc, at 9)d., ISld., and 3s. 9d. per box; by post, 14 or 84 ttMnpt. Fr ected V the Government stamp, on which a agraved the words WlUlaau' Worn Loaengea. m Darlington's Handbooks lb # "Lord Knollye is commanded by. the King to thank Mr. Darlington jQHQQ^for a copy of the new edition, so well" 11 got up, of 'London & Environs.' Nothing better could be wished for.—" British: Weekly.' A brilliant book."—" The Times." Visitors to London, and,Residents, should usa LONDON'^S: Most emphatically tops them all. ANDI^U-a4 ENVIRONS- 60 Illus., Maps & Plans I 100 Illua. Maps & Plan 5s. 1 5s. NORTH WALES. [ DEVON & CORNWALL* Visitors to Brighton, Beetbourne, Hastings Bournemouth, Exeter. Exmouth, Sidmoutli, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Torquay, Paign>ton» Dartmouth, Dartmoor, Exmoor, Plymouth. Falmouth, Penzance, Newqnay. 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