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TERMS RATIFIED-

A WAjSNINt.

"ONLY THREE WEEKS TO LIVE."

LIVED UNDER FOUR SOVEREIGNSI

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I'DIATH OF MR. DAVID WILLIAMS

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SWANSEA NEW MOTOR AMBULANCE

"MUST MAKE AN QJIDElt" 1

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ABERAVON BURGLARIES.j ,„r.TJ

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—1 L— PIIUL To THE CHURCH IN WALES j "CHURCH TIMES" AND TONNA LIVING QUESTION. "CONDITIONS FATAL TO INCUMBENT S EFFICIENCY." The current iSbue of the "Church Times" contains the following editorial comment upon the Tonna living deadlock:— I "We are far from committing oui-isetlvos to the ideals ,r Welsh nationalism, but we a.re bound to exprees sympathy with the vigor- ous protest fbat. is being made against the appointment of a purely English-speaking incumbent to a parish, that of Tonna, in which 80 per cent of tho people habitually e-peak Welsh. The Bishop is urgent for the appointment of a bilingual nominee, but the patron sees otherwise, and for the moment there appears to be an impasse. "Is it too late to hepe that he will recon- sider his choice of an incumbent? He I bhould remember how the Church of Walee has suffered in the past through the intru- "i{ n of virtual aliens atiens, that is to say, if not in blood, in speech and trentiiueiit. To repent- this disastrous blunder, not to say cruel injustice, is quite deplorable. It will be said by every enemy of the Church that the oid. bad policy of the pafct is still in force, and the now exceptional case that hae occurred in Tonna will be takfn to be typi- cal and general. c.al and general. "We make full allowance for the fact that the Welsh speaking population understands English, and can join intelligently in Eng- lish worship, but for purposes of house-to- house ministration and personal intercourse with the parishioners it is an indispensable qualification for a parish priest that he can speak to his people in their vernacular. • We cannot understand the position of a priest who is willing to undertake work under conditions which preclude perfect inti- macy with the thoughts and sentiments of hi. parishioners; neither can we appreciate the spirit in which the gift of an endowment for Tonna has been badlled with conditions which are fatal to an incumbent's efficiency."

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LLANDILO LIBRARIAN.

LATZ ATTORNEY-GENIRAL

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SWANSEA OLD B22WJRY FOUNDIR.

"THE LAST CLAIM."