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SWANSEA. DEATH OF MR. W. GILBERTSON.—Mr. W. Gilbert- son, J.P., died on Saturday morning, at the age of 72. He had been suffering for a considerable time from an internal cancer. Mr. Gilbertson was a. tin-plate manufacturer, at Pontardawe, in the Swansea Valley, and also a colliery proprietor. At one time he was manager of the Cwmavon Works, and 11<; it was who arranged the transfer of the Vale of Neath Railway. He was chairman of the finance committee of the county, and was held in great esteem. CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB.—Mr. J. Newall Moore Longford, Neath, and Mr. Felix H. Webber, Ulyn- derwen, near Swansea, have forwarded the secre- tary £2 2s. each, and expressed their willingness to have their names"added to the already influential list of vice-presidents. The rooms in Castle- buildings are now repletely furnished. The billiard- room contains two new speciaily-iixed club tables, The steward's room has been neatly fitted up lor the supply of refreshments to the members by Mr. Richards, builder, "Bellevue-street, a certificate of exemption from the licensing duty having been granted for that purpose by the Commissioners of Excise and the reading-room and card-room have been carefully attended to, and every arrangement made for the comfort of the members. The com- mittee are negotiating with the proprietor of the premises for the erection of a large room at the back of the present rooms for the purpose of carrying outthe political objects of the club, which they find it impossible to do in the rooms thev now occupy. About 110 names have been added to the roll of membership since the club opened, on the 2nd of January. OXFORD UNIVERSITY.—On Wednesday, the 1st inst., the Oxford degree of Bachelor of Divinity was conferred on the Rev. C. Eccles Williams, the son of the Rev. E. G. Williams, late chaplain of her Majesty's Prison, Swansea. WATCH COMMITTEE.—A meeting of the Swansea Watch Committee was held at the Guildhall on Tuesday morning. The Mayor (Alderman Davies) presided. There were also present—Councillors Burnie, E. Bath, Chapman, May, Jones, Williams, and Glascodine. Some discussion took place on the Chief-constable's report of a fire which re- cently occurred at Mcssrs. Lewis's brush factory, Oxford-street. No water could be obtained, in consequence of the turn-cock being away from homo, and the fire was put out by the extincteur after considerable damage had been done. The Mayor stated that the apparatus did not arrive until half-an-hour after notice of the fire had been given. Mr. Chapman asked what precau- tions would be adopted in the future. The Chief-constable said the fire-brigade would never be worked satisfactorily under the present arrange- ment. He had suggested another system, but nothing had been done. The subject then dropped. Mr. Edward Hath inquired whether the reports in the newspapers of explosions Rising from the storage of a new kind of patent driers iiad been noticed and, after a short conversation, the chief- constable was instructed to look after all places where such articles are kept. A LOCAL TRADESMAN IN LONDON.—The following extract from the Sunda>/ Times will no doubt be read with interest by hiany of the Swansea people who take an interest. in the welfare of an old in- habitant:—To many visitors to London,"says this paper, "hotel charges are prohibitive, and ordinary lodging-houses repugnant. To such private hotels' are a real boon. Economy and com- fort are the characteristics of these establishments, generally situated in streets off the Strand. Among them may be mentioned that known for the past, 60 years as The Sherwood, in Adam-street, Adelphi, now managed by Mr. W. H. Prust, a most careful catered, whose tariff of charges is truly sur- prising to those accustomed to the exorbitant de- mands generally made upon the country visitor to town on business 01' pleasure." Loan's DAY OBSERVANCE.—At a meeting of the clergy and ministers, held in the rooms of the Young Men's Christian Association, Herbert-place, on Tuesday, the following resolutions were passed: —" 1. That. believing, as we do, in the Divine obligation of the Christian Sabbath, we feel it in- cumbent upon us to use all our influence with our respective congregations, the children and young people of our Sunday Schools, and others with whom we may come in contact, to secure their co- operation, both by example and by effort, to pro- mote a better observance of the Lord's Day than now, unhappily, prevails in this town and district." 2. That we earnestly appeal to all employers of labour, managers of works, directors of local rail- ways and tramways, steamboat and shipping com- panies, harbour trust, town council, and the public generally that they should discountenance as much as possibln all needless labour on Sundays." 1\lu. TJEOGK'S CONOKRT.—At the Albert-hall (late Music-hall), on Monday evening, Mr. Gilbert Legge (organist, and choir-master of St. James's Church) gave his last fashionable concert before leaving Swansea for a. professional tour through England. The concert was not largely attended, but. was, from a musical point, of view, a thorough success. The prograrnma was a long one, and included choice selections from the Messiah," the solos of which were sung by Madame Adeline Paget, Miss Hilda Wilson, Mr. Yideon Harding,, and R. C. Jenkins, R.A.M., all of whom acquitted them- selves with tlwir usual artistic ability, Miss Wilson's interpretation of He was despised" being exceptionally fine. The choruses were effectively sung by the Choral Society, who appeared for the first time under the conductor- ship of Eos Morlais, and gave their services gratuitously. The accompaniments were played by a full bafld. Mi-. A. F. mppon, Mr. W. B. Broad, and the police band took part in the miscellaneous portion of the programme. Mr. Legge presided at the pianoforte, and Mr. Fricker at the organ.

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