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ALL BJOOTS RESERVED.

IHELPIXG THE DEAF.

BREEZE AT LLANELLY COUHCIL

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NATIONAL MUSEUM.

SWANSEA CHURCH ARMY.

-.--. Swanson Wag-on Hire…

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SUNDAY AT SWANSEA,r

PEOPLE TELL THE TRUTH.

DEATH OF MR. T. D. LEWIS.

I PURSE STOLEN AT NEATH.

I"BEARS" AM) BLOCK TIN.

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"BEARS" AM) BLOCK TIN. Local Maker Explodes Alarmist Sta^ments, t tiw- A represeotati^ of the "Daily Post" has seen a leading _nplate manufacturer and elicited. hiS vityr as to what he thought of the article In Cardiff contemporary of Monday^ headed^ The Tinplate Trade High Price of Block fin." The gentleman in question said UJ & "1 don't thi la tiaplp^manufacturers will take any notice of this ''bear' article on tin. It is not intended for their benefit at all. It is apparently a combined effort of disap- pointed beans in tin and of tinplate mer- chants wbo ifov-e orders to place for tin- plates, or_ of -irtc or the other of these inter- ests. It- is certain, however, that the tin- plates, or_ of Gne or the other of these inter- ests. It is certain, however, that the tin- plate manufacturers' interests are not con- sidered- In fact, a break-away in the price of tin would do more harm than good to tin- plate makers, because this would be used at onoe as a lever by buyers to 'bear' prices down again; and, in my opinion, this is the opportunity they now seek, as there are large quantities of tinplatos at present being inquired tor for delivery over the next three or fonT ninths, and I believe works making tin plates are comfortably off for orders. I don't know the position of those works mak- ing sheets and blackplates. Several works are employed exclusively on sheets and blackplate ordere, and plates for the enamel- ling trades; but, as I have said, those mak- ing tinflates, for which, of course, block tin is reouired, are, I believe, fairly well booked. "Tbe article is a remarkable one, for whilst the first paragraph states facts and explains why tin is dear, and gives no rea- son why lower prices can be expected, the remaining portion is evidently written ex- preasly for 'bear' purposes. "I have not seen the circular referred to, but those firms who practically control the tin market are so financially strong that the formation of an outside metal market is, in my opinion impracticable. "It is the third paragraph, however, that gives the whole show away. and it is here We see the cloven hoof of the 'bear' opera- tor. He has brought forward the only points possible to suit his purpose but they are too far -fetched after all to have any ef- fect. For instance, there are regular stop- pages at some works about midsummer for stocktaking purposes, and the men employed at other works which do not make this a njle can always get their holidays. "As to the Russian position, let me refer you to the Liverpool Tinplate Market re port in the same paper this morning."

.SEAWEED IN KIDNEY DISEASES.

Swansea Parks Entertainment.

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MORRISTON COMPENSATION CASE

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Llanelly Suffocation Case.

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IAberavon Milk Cases Dismissed,I

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