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i LINER GOES DOWN.

.CLOUDS OF FREEZING SPRAY.

\COFFINED IN ICE BLOCKS.

KILLED BY A "FALL."i

PORT TALBOT CFLLULOID WORKD

RECORD "PASSAGE TO HALIFAX.

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I18ØMWON ", HONOURS IN CHINA.

SWANSEA SCHOOLMISTRESSI LAID…

ISWANSEA HARBOUR BILL -

FURTHER PRIVILEGES FOR WEEKEND…

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MR. W. DENMAN BENSON. i

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MR. W. DENMAN BENSON. i GOWER GENTLEMAN GETS A COUNTY COURT JUDGESHIP. Mr. W. D. Benson, of Gower, a leading member of the South Wales circuit, and well-known in the Principality as a revis- ing barrister, has been appointed iudge of the county courts on Circuit 13 (Sheffield, etc.), in place of the late Judge Mansel. Mr. Benson was born in 1848, and is therefore in his 59th year. He is the second son of General Henry Roxby Ben- son, C.B., of Fairy Hill, Gower. In 1876 he married Jane, second daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Penrioe, of Kilvrough, Swansea, a lady whose sister is the present Lady Lyons, of Kilvrough, having married Admiral Sir Algernon Lyons, G.C.B., in 1879. Mrs. Benson died in 1891.. The new judge was called to the Bar in 1874. He is-a member of the South Wales Circuit, and junior counsel to the Post Office on the South Wales Circuit. Mr. Ben- son was educated at Eton, and at' Balliol, Oxford. He was captain of the boats at Eton, and rowed twice for Oxford against Cambridge. In his second year one of the crew was Mr. Arthur Lewis, the popular stipendiary in the Rhondda. Mr. Benson has been a. member of the South Walee Circuit since about 1874, and has figured with distinction as counsel in many causes celebres. He is very popular with all who come in contact with him. He is a. member of the Reform Club, and a Liberal, although not taking any active part m political warfare. Of recent years Mr. Benson has lived at Courtfield-gardens, London. He has one daughter and two sons. The latter are respectively officers in the Army aDd Navy. WAS A POSSIBLE CANDIDATE FOR SWANSEA. Mr. Benson had been asked, in view of a possible coHsfcingency to oeiiservt to have "his. name, submitted tp, the, Swansea Liberal 600 jam a pebble caodidaat.e. for. the boxoo$h. -sea.t."

LIGHTING OF NEATH RURAL ,AREA.

NEW CHURCH FOR PORT TENNANT.

KING'S SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATIONS.

OYSTERMOUTH WORKS COMMITTEE.

SUFFRAGETTE RIOT.

SUFFRAGETTE SCENES SEQUEL.

SWANSEA LICENSEES' ORDEAL.…

FOOTBALL NOTIS,

A MUMBLES LICENSE.

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SOYAL CAMBRIAN INSTITTTION…

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SWANSEA ASYLUM PROBLEM.

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