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BIG STSAEIR AT SWANSEA.

ABESAVO J AND TIE CHUftCS.

! !FOR MORRISTON'S YOUNG MEN.

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MEANT TO MOB ASQUITHI

SIR GEORGE NEWNES* YACHT.

SWANSEA WELSH CHURCHI BAZAAR.¡

LOCAL BILLS IN PAELIAMENT

I SWANSEA'S ASYLUM QUESTION,

SWANSIA SAVINGS SANK. I

SWANSEA "OIUtS AND COALI IATES.

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LAD KILLED AT KILLAY.j

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LANDOBE BOY CIUSHID TO DEATH.

SOUTH WALES TRABS DEFENCE…

IBISHOP OF ST. DA TIDtl AT…

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I BISHOP OF ST. DA TIDtl AT SWANSEA. HIS LORDSHIP AND THE OXFORD STREET SCHOOLS. SCANDAL AND INJUSTICE OF UNDERPAYING TEACHERS. THE GREAT CHURCH PROBLEM IN WALES. There was, in spite of the continuous downpour of rain, a Sarge gathering at b opening nf the new Parish Hall, at Christ Church, Swansea—described in 0IIr Thursday'? ussae—who, prior to the formal opening, attended ser- vice in the church, at which the vicar, Rev. J. H. Wa tkin s J ones, officiated, and de- livered a short address on the text, Show thy servants thy work, and thy children thy law," pointing out how, in erecting their new hall, they were building for pos- terity. The hall had been the object of much intercession and prayer. TOO congregation then made for the hall, the rain still pouring down, and found it very warm and comfortable. The vicar presided over a crowded attendance, in- cluding vicars and curates of tloc other Swansea parishes, and was supported by Rev. and Hen. Talbot Rice. Rev. J. Pol- lock, and Mr. F. H. Glynn Price. The chairman announced that the bishop had been called away to London on important educational work, and was unable to be present until a little later on. He (the chairman) spoke of the need for the hall, in view of the further unsuitability of the Rodney-street Schoolroom. Those who had questioned the wisdom of the outlay now saw that it had been justified. They were J indebted to four gentlemen principally for much of wh&t had been done, and hoped the congregation would rally round and wipe off the rest of the debt. The speaker highly complimented the architect and con- tractor on their work, and spoke of the diffi- cult site, saying that they had had to get permission from the War Office to acquire a corner of it. Rev. and Hon. Talbot Rice dwelt on the necessity for developing the social side of J Church life, and said it must be realised that when one churnch prospered, they ail prospered just as when one suffered all j suffered. At this point, the bisliop unobtrusively entered alone by a side door, and was given a rousing weicomo. His Lordship ex- plained his late arrival by stating that he had been unexpectedly called away to Lon- don, and would only be able to say a few words "between two trains." There had always, he said, been that swing and life about Christ Church that was so encour- aging. He was glad the hall was to he used largely for Sunday School work, for. coming down in the train, he read a book preaching a strange doctrine, one written by Mr. Campbell, the man of the "Temple." It was symptomatic of the great need for teaching Church doctrine. In the Church they had an order and a creed which met the needs of that and every age. They had an institution that was thoroughly Scrip- tural and true. and met the needs of man. His Lordship paid a warm tribute to the combined work of the clergy and laity in the town. and spoke on the need for de- veloping social brotherhood 'by means of such halls. Speaking quite frankly," continued the bishon, "the GREAT PROBLEM WE HAVE TO FACE IN WALES is how to love the Church the more without hating anyone the more." They wanted to avoid bitterness and words that wonid offend. When there was wrong they wished to see it righted, but he had a great desire to avoid ill-feeling towards those with whom they chanced to differ. (Apr.:ause). He made the allusion because ir. Swansea during recent events there wa* not that res- ponsibility on him which their friends m the Press and otherwise had p.!tempted 10 fasten on him. He, however, congratulated j most heartily the Oxford-street Church School managers on the passing of plans that would ensure buildings second to none. (Applause). They had met the highest demands of the Board of Education, and at the same time had shown the true spirit of love of the children and of the Church also- He was ati-o glad the plans i had been approved of by the Local Educa- tion Authority. So far they could con- gratulate themselves, hut he regretted very much to read that day that the Swansea Town Council had failed to see their way to adjust the salaries of the teachers of the Oxford-street Schools to a le'-el with those of other schools. He was not, going to argue, because the principle that equal work deserved equal pay was one that was generally accepted. Now that the building? were to be remodelled, had it come home tc the people of Swansea what sacrifices the Chttrchpeople of the town had made' It was a shame, A SCANDALOUS SHAME AND INJUSTICE to pay teachers in those schools less than those in other schools. (Loud applause). He did hope that that- serious grievance would be remedied. His Lordship appealed for a fairer feeling in public administra- tion in Swansea. They might not see < ve to eye with others, but let it not develop into a spirit, of bitterness, however ~re;Ulv as Churchpeople, they might be tempted! There was much spiritual work to be done in Wales. All honour to their Nonconform- ist brethren, but Churchpeople had still much before them, and as long as the work was attempted in the spirit of love it would be done. (Loud a^lauss).

SWANSIA SIAIIIN MEET. _..I

I - RAVENMILL MALI VIICI PARTY

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SWANSEA YOUTH'S DOWNFALL -

"I DID KISS A QUEEN."

-------COTTON TBADE CUSIS.

"MARITANA/' AT GLAIS.

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