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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1894.

THE WORK OF VOLUNTARY BSCHOOLS…

HLETTER FROiFmtTJoHN EVANS.!

..,...-DU. EVANS AND THE CHURCH;!

! CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES.I

KNOCKEB^DmvF^lY A I TRAM,|

I THE POST BAG. ! « - gjjjgU…

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I THE POST BAG. « gjjjgU Have you a very delicate sense o said Mr. S. T. Evans at the assizes to I ness, I am rathaf deaf, said the I promptlv, a t* I A witness in the Gowerton C8S ceTi»i* | assizes stated that the stench at jtf* part of bis village was so bad that it w ness, I am rathaf deaf," said the \V I promptlv, I <—— a t* I A witness in the Gowcrton case "rtoll I assizes stated that the stench at jtf* part of bis village was so bad that it w possible to pass it, It must have P solid. — go*r^ | A speaker at ou« of the Schoo meetings last night said tiiat wb» I I' wanted was not shrewd business roeD) j straightforward men How's that? I Mrs Llewelyn, of Baglan Hall, of give the Christmas dinner to the ^vC0A the Neath Workhouse this yearashec ( ness has led her to do for so many }'eft | — -rtfof A P.ethesda-street boy, of matured proclivities, wants his parents to shi abode, because there are no •?,?nCs0"* in the neighbourhood that his bull p P the Neath Workhouse this year as ber 1",tl ( ness has led her to do for so many years I — -rtfof A P.ethesda-street boy, of matured proclivities, wants his parents to shi abode, because there are no longer 5" 60,01 in the neighbourhood that his bull p P masticate, puLerise, and granulate. 1 holer» I I "It would be a serious affair if the c^^fj |came to this country," explained j ^Inspector Harris to a visitor from Quid it, indeed ?" said the man aerest iines on his face. Wass they very I now." ( bet^'e',l I cannot understand this noises the parish and the people voluntcred VVelshaian who was giving evidenC0 Swansea Assizes in the Gowerton | "No, replied Judge Lawrance youar«1 j Iright. It ought not to be." I I There is a restaurant in Swansea |oniy engages waiters of ability. ^°3 I right. It ought not to be." I ——— bícl1 I I There is a restaurant in Swansea |oniy engages waiters of ability. ^°3 I can you make a large ham go 3,0 manager of an applicant for a vacao^ j ".Well, I'm not particular to an acre ot was the answer. Of course, the | engaged. i A great deal of t ime was taken up ",iill i Assizes this week in taking regard to the quality of the water | flowed irom a certain well in > The court worked at it as though 1 | ^confident of eventually finding truth •. bottom of the well. I i It was a Swansea boy this week *^0^ | evidently been in the hands ofa^e'^ > and a basin. He was asked'by his '"What have you had vour hair cut j tor s\" The young un raised his han^ 1 convientionally way, and frankly j Please, Bir, for three ha'pence.' » I ———. I A well-knewn Swansea solicitor 0 live-ycar-old son who can put questions | the answering of which would be wortJ^ mere than six and eightpence. Pap^o f the little fellow yesterday." What's the* i that when 1 drop my ball it falls doWiV* 1 drap my balleen it falls op ?" | ii*3 According to a Swansea preacher JO ) just come from the United States, j anxious to be in: witn the teetot^ ^y | bushel of corn makes four gallons of | which retails for 16 dollars. Out « £ tbe Government gets three dollars, j road two dollars, the manufacturer dollars, the vendor seven dollars,the I •ne dollar, and the drinker the & j tremens dp ¥ I A highly vivacious burgess rusb0^ ^FF J one of our bachelor town eouaicillorS | days Rgoand whispered in his car, J hoy, that young widow I saw you night is a charming creature. cj think so," unhesitatingly replied the father in paitu. "What? Not ibi0* retorted his persecutor. "Then ies time you chu. She tells mo she tfP mairy you The threatened man tufD in committee with a wild eve. ,t English as she is spoken £ >y«f Swansea. A well-known and large f labour at the docks was (and is sUI JøJ ihat mutter) a very industrious JlIaDIll to Hivthingin the shape of idleness WS g" ifif lini. Passing a number of loafers who hung around the building y*~ -o" iddressed them thusly: What ar0 loing there, hoys, lurking your "°ne ike that ?" Oh, Air.——, we are only i spell." -c Taking «, speli!" he s»i^ lR^ly, you ou^iit be ashamed 0^jje °' ielvviB sitting down li^o that in the lalf-past-twelve ..1 I I In the colliery district* it is oitentbsP* duty of a imster to break sad news u° relatives of anyone who mav have 811 ot injury at his calling, and the incideB.c j»> such visits are occasionally very spite of the serious nature of the as the following wilt testify. Not ty o' and not far from Swansea, it was the a young eieric to inform a poor won1*0 1 oc^ her husband had just been killed at *.$$ pit. On entering the house, he woman taking her mid-day meal. ee^ courtesies over, the oung minister pr° c0t)' to explain his mission, she the thiuiug her repast. "1 am very-sorry, i Each,' said the ainister, "but I *iaV° Qot bad news to tell you." What: a'u°"^ t1? Davi ?" she remarked. "Yes, 1 am jjii# say he has met with a fatal morning at the colliery. Not killed- ^jj, asked. "\es, killed on the spot-" dear she exclaimed, "wait till I broth, you shall hear.-screami^ig then a young eieric to inform a poor i'VOM$o 1 oc^ her husband had just been killed at *.$$ pit. On entering the house, he fooP OS ",I woman taking her mid-day meal. ee^ courtesies over, the oung minister pr° c0t)' to explain his mission, she the thiuiug her repast. "1 am very-sorry, i Each,' said the ainister, "but I *iaV° Qot bad news to tell you." What: a'u°"^ t1? Davi ?" she remarked. "Yes, 1 am jjii# say he has met with a fatal morning at the colliery. Not killed- ^jj, asked. "\es, killed on the s". b ø! dear she exclaimed, "wait till I flJ11, broth, you shall hear.-screami^ig then H io" 1 In spite of tho fact Uti to ech^ gexpected from persons aspiring to rep1 gthe ratcpaysrs the Sclrjol Board,^ ^the case tha^ Vary illiterate men pdates. li-iring the present campaign 11 or tC;4vii orators went Qut to one of the '); ^iuburbs to assist the local candidate* p ^speeches, up to a given point. pWelsh, but the candidate himseL Ijkirding his speech with so manV j(J>' ||words that it gave to the audience Pjiressioii that he was rather poorly ^witli both languages.- His town S">!pP0^ {|ii^ border to gently reprimand hm1 l°^ tP* ^mixture, craved the indulgence ^audience to be allowed to sptait i'1 gas he could not. he said, mix the pdertiy as bis frrcud the caadidate. |fi,her.?, he continued, to support b'S- ^because the latter was a Swas no doubt he was a thorough c Sj «id. pat- heart, only aoiaehaw it. did ao-fc aiJ Itui to his tongue so easily! c | —— 6 | When one of her Pnisce tv gpuissant judges drives in state ppetformanec of his. dread functions* |fi.bat gets in his "/ay or impedes ^vehicle that snrrouuds him is guitty Jmay be termed treasoa-and-«atef- ^chiag of the kind occurreA in ^Wednesday morning, when 'ki a .vrence, or rather his carriage, wa» lap suddenly at the coraer of Proiip^a1 |and Ferry Side, just outside tho lentrauce, by a couple of t o ^iadtn drajs which were stationed in eft |Dr. J. G. Hall's resideuce. The V° 0* iduty were almost too astcaifched to "A^6(6, Inueeiifiary action, and, as for the *rUl^) pt hey opened their eyes and mouths + i^Lhat their inttrnmonts mechanically^ go# i^Lhat their inttrnmonts mechanically^ go# up to the accustomed piace iu order tho lanfarc. HoweTer, the drays hauled higher up tile street, &aC* |lort1»liip was deposited, witii custyii*3 fraoay. at the Towu HaU uori'y,