Compromise and Concessiop. DANGER OF THE POLICY. LETTER FROM REV A. FULLER MILLS. The following letter appeared in the "South Wales Daily News" on Monday:— Sir,—I ibeg to acknowledge the fair, strong, honest, and intelligent manner in which you ha-ve from the start conducted the education con troveryin your paper. We are, as Free Churchmen, greatly indebted to you for en- lightenment and warning. But I think we have reached a point, if not a serious crisis, in the history of Mr Birrell's Bill at which you are called senousilv to speak more strong- ly and unhesitatingly somewhat on the lines laid down by my friend the Rev O. D. Camp- bell in Friday's issue. I am glad he has spoken. The Bill, to my minds, as to his, is a com- parative failure; will be found as unwork- able as that of 1902; and gives away evepy chance we had of victory for freedom from sectarian shackles, and the long and perni- cious reign of priestcraft in Great Britain. Concession after concession ha;5 been made, and compromise aifter compromise has been provided for, since the introduction of the Bill until it seems to me the members of the Government have caved in and become silent; and we, overwhelmed with astonishment and disappointment, are at imminent peril of lay- ing down to rest under the makebelieve sopo- rific that we have received all that was pro- mised, or at least that there are some small advantages for which we should be cravenly thankful; and now patiently wait for another generation when we may hope for a few more. It is marvellous to me Avhat small mercies even Dr Clifford is now ready to accept, ,0. 'at Nottingham a week ago stated that no doubt the spiritual peers would strike out Clause 6 altogether, and would so amend others as to make it optional for teachers to give religious instruction. Both these amend- ments must be listed-though resistance must not be allowed to wreck a Bill which did so much for education." Is this the Dr Clifford quoted by 'Mr Owen Campbell, who said. "Such tests would return, if it were possible for the denominations to employ school teachers for sectarian work, etc." Is Dr Clifford's view the view of the Noncon- formists of Wales-albov-e all the Baptists and Congregationalists ? I trow not. Aiie Dr Clifford we know and recognise is he who said—"What I most profoundly wish to see is the answer to the prayer addressed to Nonconformists by Dr Knox, 'I pray you do not bring the State in as a teacher of reli- gion. The State has no commission, no authority for the purpose.' This Avas the voice and mandate or the last election, and our friends have not obeyed the voice nor carried out the mandate. It is not the time to apportion the respon- sibility, but it cannot fail to have been noticed that in the debates in Committee on important matters members of the Govern- ment and many important members of the House have not given Mr Birrell any strong suigport -n my l0(pinaon, adds Dr Clifford, "have decided to accept the pre- sent Bill." Of course, thev have, because under almost every clause of the Bill they have gained a decided advantage; the spoils of battle are theiiis; the supremacy of the State Establish- ment has oeen maintained parents in rural England ia-re at the mercy of the parson, squire, and their minions and tools, and we dball, as Nonconformists, have to stand aside, ',grin and bear it,' or engage in bitter wangle and strife, and religious equality is made a far more distant quantity even in the Principality.. You have helped us, sir. Will you not ex- tend your vision and ours towards the true ideal embodied in the Avords of Mr Campbell lat the close of his letter, "that the State is an intruder when it enters into the province of religion," aye, even in the tiniest degree? Has not the time come for agitation, for a great crusade on this pure and simple line? I ask especially Baptists and Congregational- ists in my native county, Monmouthshire, as well as Glamorganshire, Ca r mart hensh ire, find Pembrokeshire.—I lam, etc., A. FULLER MILLS. Carmarthen, July 14th, 1906.
Carmarthen l-ounty Petty Sessions SATUltDAY-Before Mr F. Dudley, Williams- Drummond, Portiscliff (chairman); Mr C. W. -Jones, Gwynfryn (vice-chainman); Sir John Williams, Bart., The Flas, Llanstephan; Mr L. A. L. Evans, Pantycendy; Mr D. L. Jones, Derlwyn; Mr oJ. Lloyd Thomas, Gilfach. THE DRINK. Daniel Lewis, collier, Talearnau, Drefach, Llananthney, was charged with drunkenness, and pleaded guilty. P C. Beynon having proved the case, a fine of 2s 6d and costs was imposed. John NichoTls, lalbourer, Pihwrwen Cottage near Carmarthen Junction, was charged with being drunk on the 7th inst., near Carmar- then Junction. P.C. Lewis Lewis said that he found defen- dant lying on the road very drunk and unable to look afte,r himself. Fined 5s and costs. HUSBAND AND WIFE. Anne Hughes, 8, Garden Cottages, The Quay, Carmarthen, applied for a separation ,n, a,p order against her husband, John Hughes, a lalbourer, 5, St. Catherine street, Carmar- then, on the ground that he had not provided ( for her maintenance. Mr H. Brunei White, solicitor, appeared for the applicant. The complainant said tnat she had a little cottage at Pantteg, Llangunnor, which had been condenmed as unfit for habitation, but she left her husband lbecausp she could not live with him. They were married 2nd May, 1880, and had issue 11 children. Those under 16 years were David John (15j years), Thomas Young (11), Vincent Young (7), Sidney Young (5), and Alexander Rugh (3). Defen- dant had been working on the L. and N.W. Railway, and had worked at the Carmarthen Gasworks. For the last fortnight he had not given her a penny. Last Aveek he worked at bay-making, and that week he had been working at timber. She had led a very poor married life, because he Avas not a sober man. In February she looked for a house on the Quay, Carmarthen, and when she asked her husband to come to look for a house he told her to go to ——— and look for one. She had frequently to beg clothes from the ladies of Carmarthen for the children. He never gave her any fixed wages, but would give her 10s, 7s, and 5s a week, although some weeks she received nothing. They left Llangunnor because they were sold up. Up to that time he had not provided proper maintenance for her. Cross-examined by defendant: He had given her 3s 6d and 4s a week, and said that he had lost the rest. Mr White: The children are very anxious that the husband shall not come back. Defendant: What! Not come back? The defendant then went into the witness- box and denied having neglected to provide proper maintenance for his wife. He always met her in town and gave her all his wages. They lived all right until they got into a lot of trouble about the hotioe, and she went to live on the Quay. Then she dared him to come after her. He would earn about £1 a week on the average. Cross-examined by Mr White: What was your drinking bill during the week-about I sixpence?—Yes, about that. I only used to drink on Saturday. I never used to drink much unless I got it in a hayfield (laughter). What will you give your wife next week ?— I will give her half. Yes, but name a sum, no matter how small, BO that she will be sure of getting it. Will you give her 7s a week?—Yes, sir. Chairman said there was not sufficient evi- dence to make a separation order. He hoped the couple would come to terms, as it WIllIS no use a man and wife leading a cat and dog life. He would advise the defendant to keep sober to begin with, as an employer would give good wages to a steady and sober man. He Should think of his responsibilities. Defendant: I was told by her not to come near the house. This ended the business.
^^LLANDYSSUL. BAPTISM IN THE Tivy.-A picturesque scene was witnessed by hundreds on the banks of the Tivy at 9 o'clock on Sunday morning. A number of young ladies, dressed in white, were baptised in the river by the newly-elec- ted pastor of Penybont, the Rev D. Stephan Williams, late of Merthyr Tydvil. An appro- priate address on baptism was delivered by the pastor previous to the baptism. There ■ra many others waiting to receive the same
Carmarthenshire Education Committee. The monthly meeting of the, Carmarthen- shire Education Committee was held at the Carmarthen Townhall on Thursday, the 12tli inst. Mr H. Jones-Davies, Glyneiddan (the chairman of the Committee) presided. There were also present: Mr J. Lloyd, J.P., Peny- bank W. Maibon Davies, Glansawdde Mr John Beavan, Llanaadwrn; Mr J. Johns, Parceithin; Ai r Joseph Joseph, Llangennech; Mr D. Evans, Manorda'f; Mr J. Ll. Thomas, Hendy; Mr J. R. James, Llandovery; Rev B. Humphreys, Felinfcel; Mr H. J. Thomas, Penrhos; Mr D. Davies, RhybMd; Mr Thos. Barrett, Cross Vale; Rev Professor D. E. Jones, Carmarthen; Mr B. Evans, Brithdir; together with the Clerk (Mr J. W. Nicohlas); the Educational Clerk (Mr T. Brown); the Architect (Mr W. D. Jenkins); the Financial Secretary (Mr Pearce). A DANGEROUS WELL. The Clerk read the result of the analysis of the water in the well at Court Henry school. The chemical results were unsatisfactory, and the bacteriological results confirmed this opinion. Several organisms of an objection- able character had been found in the sample. The Clerk said that the Architect wrorte to say that although the had been cleaned out, the water .from it had not been used for several years. Mr Jenkins suggested that would be well if the well were pumped out regularly every day for a week, and then a fresh sample taken for analysis. It was decided to adopt this suggestion. LLANELLY ON ITS DIGNITY AGAIN. \)1is.9 Givenda Evans, a teacher at the Llan- elly P.T. centre, sent in her resignation. A discussion arose regarding the appointment; some doubt was expressed whether under the new scheme the head teacher of the Inter- mediate seliouil-in Avihioh the P.T. Centre is lield-liad the right to make the appoint- ment. x rofessor Jones said that there were objec- tions to the head teacher of a secondary school making such am appointment. Some- times such head teachers had no sympathy whatever with elementary education, and their object might be to make the P.T. centre merely part of the Intel-mediate school. Mr J. Lleiw. Thomas moved that they ask the head teacher to fil'l the viacaucy. Mr J. Lloyd! moved that they offer a salary of LIOO a year for a successor. Mr W.elbon Davies seconded this, Professor Jones: That is too little. Mr J. Lloyd: I think t2 a week is a splen- did salary for a young lady. They are only giving L120 to L130 a year m assistant masters. They get their education free; they get siiirlarships, and they go to Aberystwith. Mr J. Johns: Let us see Avhether the head teaeher will ue aible to fill the vacancy at E100 a, year. Mr J. Llew. Thomas said that tl30 was paid at Carmarthen. Mr John Lloyd always compared Llanelly and Carmarthen when it suited him; hut it did not suit him now (laughter). He moved that they pay R120. Mr Joseph Joseph seconded the amend- ment. Professor Jones: The whole money comes from the Llanelly district. The weight is upon them. Mr John Lloyd: In that case I would refer the appointment to the local managers. It was carried by seven votes against t,wo that the salary offered should be tl20, and it was agreed that the appointment lies with the head teacher. WHITLAND SCHOOL. The Whiitland managers wrote drawing attention to the fact that Miss Rees and M'r D. T. Evans, B.Sc., two of their assistants, were each only getting £90 a year. They asked the Education Committee to fix their salaries at a higher figure. Mr J. R. James asked if this could be done on the present income of the school. Professor Jones: That, is our difficulty; we aire really at a great difficulty to arrange the salaries of these assistants in the different intermediate schools.We do not know the position they are in as managers or whether the funds will allow it. I should say increase them by all means. No doubt they are under- paid but still we ought to have something from the manatgers to that effect. Mr D. Evans said that this had been re- l ferred to the Education Committee because under the scheme the Committee had to say what the salaries of the teachers should be. The managers Avere quite prepared to recom- mend an increase, and the funds of the school would permit it. The grant this year would amount to 1:175. These teachers had re- mained on on the strength of a. promise that they would get more. Mr J. R. James said that he supported the granting of the increase. He did not know why they came to the Coanmiittee about it. Mr D. Evans: Because under tihe scheme we here have to slay Avhat salaries they shall paid. Mr J. Lloyd: I should like, to go on the old lines as much as possible. It is a mistake to deAriate from a,- so much as we do at present. If they are prepared to give these salaries, why should we interfere. lam prepared to give the local managers a good deal of power. They are in the position to judge what they ought to pay. I move that it be referred to the local managers. The proposition of Mr John Lloyd was car- ried unanimously. DIM CYMRAEG. The Cldik read the report of the county exhibitioners at Cardiff. They appeai-ed to be making good progress in French and moderate progress in Latin. Professor Jones: Wlhat ahout their Welsh P The Clerk: That is not shown. PONTYRYNYSWEN HAS A GRIEVANCE. A meeting at Llanegwad sent a communi- cation Avislhing to know when the Committee intended to start building the school at Pont- yrynswen which it had been decided to build. The Clerk said that he had sent them the same answer that he had sent to applicants from similar localities. The Council would proceed with new schools after they had finished with the schools Avhiich were being provided in substitution for those condemned. Mr J. R. James asked what schools were being provided liin substitution for those con- demned. The Clerk: Mydtriim, Idüle, Sairon, and Llansaint. Mr J. R James: Quite enough. CWMDU SCHOOL APPROVED OF. The Board of Education wrote that they saw no reasoi^to withhold their sanction from the proposal to build a new school' at Cwmdm. In view, however, of the attendance 18. of the fact that the population was not likely to increase they suggested that a school be provided for 40 instead of 60. The Clerk said that he had AA'ritten back suggesting 50, and to that the Board agreed. Mr W. N. Jones aind the Rev W. Davies were appoitnted a committee to decide which of the alternative sites should be adopted. AN OLD QUESTION. A discussion again arose over the case of a P.T. candidate who had not proceeded in the teaching profession after having received a course at the expense of the county. An application was received that the rule be waived. It was decided to ask the pa,rent to rerund the tuition fees, amounting to L9. .t1.r John Lloyd said that if they were not going to adhere to (their rules, they might as AA-ell close up the P.T. centre. Mr J. Johns: Such letters ought to be answered in the negative by the Clerk with- out bringing them before the Committee. BROOHF A SCHOOL. The Board of Education wrote that if the attendance at Brechfa Mixed Schol exceeded 63, the grant might be reduced. Mr B. Evans said that it was cutting it "rather fine, as the attendance was only 64. Mr J. Johns saiid that they had better ex- clude children under five. Professor Jones: They would not attend the mixed school. Mr B. Evansi said that there were a good many children there who could easily attend Gwernogle, school. The rna.tOOr W13lS ,røfe,r:red to the Staffing Committee. LLANGLYDWEN SCHOOL. A further communication was received sroating that the: unsatisfactory state of this J?™? the: -chitU and that theae was not a drop of water on the premises. The Architect saiid that they had decided to make gravelled paths and to ou^c iLt di,a;ins-w,lmioll was being done. They had already accepted a tender for paintiig which would be done during the summer. Pnofessor Jones: What about the water? The Architect: That will be expensive. We decided to defer it.
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AMBULANCE. The folloAvwig centres applied for ambu- Jance classes, which were granted to those marked with an asterisk. Carmarthen Union: Bankyfeilim and Dis- trifct, Carmarthen, I..I1,atllpumps.a¡fh t. Llandiilo Union: Amma,nford Urban (Male), Ammanford Urban (Feimale), Bettws, Llandebie (two classes), Quarter Bach (two classes). Llandovery Union: *LlainddeJisa«nt, Llan- dovery Borough. Llanelily Union: Burry Port, Bynea, Cross Hands, *elinfoffl, Llanelly (two male classes) Llanelly (female), Llangennech; Llwvnhen- dy, Pontyelates. Newcastle Emilyn Union: *Newcastle Emiliyn. Nairberth Union: *Llangan East.
Light Railways for West Wales. The "London Gazette" contains the f i- lo%,ing:- LIGHT RAILWAYS ACT, 1896. Lampeter, Aherayron, and New Quay Light Railway Order.-The Light Railway Commissioners have submift.t.ed to the Board of Trade for confirmation under the above- mentioned Act., an Order .made by them for the construction df a light raahvay in the county of Carditgan ft-om Lampeter to Aber- ayron and New Quay. Llanelly and District Light Raihvays Order. The Light Railway Commissioners have submitted to the Board of Trade for confirmation aiv~Order made by them for the construction of light railways in the urban district of Llanelly and in the rural district of Llanelly, in the county of CaiTiiaithen. Any objections to the confirmation of the) Orders should be addressed to the Assistant Seoretany (Railway Department), Board of Trade, Whitehall-gardens, London, S.W., and must be lodged Aviiith the boated on or before August 3rd.
AMMANFORD. ) MARKET.—By a majority of over 50 votes, Ammanford ratepayers have decided in fav- our of the Urban District Council adopting the section of the Public Health Act relating to the control of the market. °
"1 i landilo Board of Gaardians. The fortnightly meeting of this body was held on Saturday last when those prese it were: Mr D. Davies (chairman), Mrs M. A. 0 w i'4-, Jones, Mrs Roberts, anig Messrs D. \V. Lewis, J. Powell, D. Evaas, Hy. Herbert, I. Per- kins, John Jones, W. Griffiths, T. Rees, J W. Jones, J. L. Thomas, Roderick James, R Thomas, W. R. Thomas, L. N. PowJl, R Evans, J. G. Davies, Dan Davies, W. Wil- liams; the Deputy Clerk (Mr D. J. Morris); the Surveyor (Mr Evan Jones). The Master's report stated that services had been held by the Revs D. James (B., and D. B. Jones (Cong.). THE MILK CONTRACT. Mrs Jones pointed out that the milk con- tractor was going to leave the locality, and they ought to make some arrangement iviib regard to the supply of milk.—The 31astet stated that he had seen the contractc# that day, and he told him that he meant to con- tinue the arrangement for the supply of milk to the workhouse.—Mrs Jones: Is that legal? —Mr Perkins: Have the right milk.- jr Powell: It is legal enough if he can d-j it. — Mrs Jones: If he can't we shall be iu the lurch. I think he had better give it up in time.The Master: He sells off in a fort- night.—Mr Powell: The position is his. Y. e have the power to terminate the contract. I propose we Avrite to know if he is prepared to give it up.—Mr D. Evans: Personally, ] think we better let the man supply as long as he can go on.—Mr Powell: I don't think there will be any difficulty. If there is a com- plaint, we must cancel the contract. THE HOUSE COMMITTEE. A long report was read from the House Committee. A good deal was recommo dJ. —Mr L. N. Powell said the re-arrangement of the sick Avard was a big order. They, as a committee, had shelved it to the whole Board. Referring to some alterations that had re- cently been made at the workhouse, he said his attention had been called by the Ma&Vr to some pillars and doors about to be put up. It would make the entrance at the door (x- tremely awkward. He suggested in lieu of the proposed door that there should be a iold ing door. It had been arranged that itera- tions should have been made in the plans, but when the committee-met yesterday they found the arrangement had not been canned out. It would be broken up in a few months. He wished the surveyor was there to give them some explanation. He should like the Board to see it. He had never seen any- thing so badly arranged in all his life.—Mr J. W. Jones agreed with what had been said but the work had been carried out according to the plan. Pigs could run under the door owing to the way it had been fixed.—Mr Hy. Herbert: Refer it to the House Committee. —Mr W. Griffiths said the Board had not met at the workhouse that year. They had better meet there next time and see to it.—Mr Her- bert seconded.—Mrs Jones would like an amendment to the proposition. They wanted a special meeting to go over the building roofm by room. Everything was thrown upon the House Committee. The Board thought it was siame benefit to them -vo no") There were those on the xxsaird who had never been to the House. It was a. big place, and was out of repair. Nothing was being done, and it was going back. There were windows that would be no good for another winter, and to meet on the Saturday to see the house would be no good whatever.—Mr D. Evans quite agreed -with Jones. To see it properly vas a work of three or four hours. They had better go in for a big job, and be done wit- it instead of patching as they had been. If they fell in with Mrs Jones's suggestion they should get any -day except Saturday, after the haymaking was over. At present it was a worry to all concerned.—Mr Powell, as the Chairman of the House Committee, advo- cated meeting at 10 o'clock on the Saturday morning. They had spent t20 on the job he had referred to already, and he considered it was money wa-sted. Until they went in for a bhomugh job they would never be free from all those mwnor ones. —Mr Herbert w sorry to differ from them, but if they met on ano- ther day they would not get the Guardians to meet.—After further discussion, the Chair- man said: I think you better have a new house altogether. Mrs Jones: I quite agree (laughter).—It was then decided to meet at 9.30 at the Avorkhouse on the next occasion. A COMPENSATION CASE. Mrs Jones drew attention once more to the case of a man Avho had been scalded at the Pantyffynnon Works and had been brought to the Avcurikhouse. She understood he had been compensated for his injuries.—Mr D. Evans said he had brought the matter on some weeks ago, and the Clerk was instructed to investigate the matter. Were it not that Mrs Jones had revived ,it, it would have es- caped them.—Mr Herbert: The sooner the better we get the money.—Mrs Jones thought the claim by the iman had been met.—Mr D. Evans would like to know what had become of the investigations.—The Master said that the man had been in the workhouse 24 weeks SUNDRIES. The Treasurer's report showed that the amount due to him was L798 and in hand £ 310.—A letter was read from the Local Government Board agreeing to the contract with Dr Timothy for vaqcination.—Mrs M. A. Jones: Where is Dr Timothy. I don't see him here.—With regard to Mr Bircham's re- tirement, a letter was read from Mr Monroe, secret-aty to the L.G.B., asking that pending the appointment of a successor, the usual re- turns for the Inspector should be sent direct to the office.—Mrs Jones: What has become of the question of the supply of water for the, work- h i iose. -i-Nir Powell: Leave it alone.— Mrs Jones would, however, uke to know if they were to be diarged from the 31st of March, but the members evidently wanted to know nothing about It and a tangent discus- sion was brought to a close by the Chairman rema/rkmg, "Bring it before us next time." I THE TREASURER. A letter having been received from the t/reasuirer relative to the connection between himi and clerks to Mr Jones's bank, Mr J. G. Davies said he did not think it was legal for Mr J. F. Hughes to be treasurer.—Mr L. N. Powell: Perfectly legal.—Mr J. G. Davies: Did not think so.—Mr W. Griffiths: He is an old treasu.rer.-Mr J. G. Davies: Does Mr Hughes get any salary? The Clerk: L10 a year.—Mr J. G. Davies: I think any of the managers would be glad to do it for nothing. —The Clerk: The appointment has had the approval of the Local Government Board. A RESIGNATION. Mr Prosser, one of the surveyoirs under the Council, sent in his resignation. He had been 43 years in office, having been appointed in 1863 by the old County Roads Board. He hoped they would give him the pensiion to which he feLt he was entitled.—Mr Griffiths proposed, and Mr J. G. Davies seconded, that the resignation be accepted. The matter of the pension was for the present deferred. THE WATER MAINS. Mr Henry Heirljert asked for instructions with regard to the tapping of the new water mains.—It was agreed that they should be done by the Council at a cost of £ 1 per house to the landlord, the service pipe to be taken up to the boundary of the premises. THE CWMAMMAN WATER WORKS. It was decided to inform the contractor for the extension o the ahove Avorks that unless he signed the contract and proceeded with the work the contract would be cancelled. A BRYNAMMAN ROAD. I Mr G. H. Strick Avrote to say he would con- tribute t20 towards the making of the road at Di-ynamiman.-Illis offer irm accepted.
LLANDILO. Music.—The following are the results of the examination at the Llandilo centre for the London College of Music. The visiting examiner was Mr G. D. Rawle, Mus Bac London Primatry Section, Lizzie R. James 81, Esther Griffiths 77, Mary Griffiths 80 Olive A. Rees 84, Mary X. Price Jon<S 80' Gladys H. Witlinnis 85 pupils of Arthur, Abbey House School John D. Mor- gans (x, Tom Jones 65, Maiy Jane Jones 70, pupils of Mr TOIln Jones, Cross Hands; Lizzie Evans 80. Mary Ann Evans, 66, pupils of Rev ^'••1 Elementally Section: Jennie Griffiths 85 (honoui's), pupil of Miss Mac- Arthur; Clara Maud Davies 55 (honours), pupil of Miss M. A. Davies, Llandovery; Ernilly Maud DaAnes 77, Dorothy 0. Jones 87 (honours, local prize Avinner), pupils of the Rev D. B. Jones. Intermediate Section Dorothy Lewis 69, pupil of Miss Mac Arthur; Donald A. Jones 70, Vronnie R. Jones 71, pupils of Rev D. B. Jones. Senior Section: Jennie Evans 81, pupil of Rev D. B. Jones- Albert H. Jones 81, Albert T. Bowen 71' pupils of Mr Tom James.
A Famous Welsh Charity. CIRCULATING SCHOOLS OF GRIFFITH JONES. CHANCERY LITIGATION OVER THE FUNDS. In the Chancery DiA-ision on Saturday (before Mr Justice Buckley) the case of the — orney-Genenal v. Stepney came on upon a petition for the payment out of court of a sum of £ 30,000 belonging to the Bridget Be van Charity. Mr Buckmaster, K.C. M.P., who appeared in support of the petition, said it appeared that the charity originated at the latter part .^l^hteenth oentuny, when the Rev Griffith Jones, rector of L'landdoAvjror. collec- ted moneys and provided moneys of his own for the purpose of distributing Bibles and grayer Books among poor people in Wales. He died lin 1761, having appointed Mrs B Bevan, the lady Avhcse name had been given to the charity, his sole executrix, and he gave her all the residue of his. estate and all the moneys that he had collected for the charity, and all books, Prayer books, and Bibles he had got, and left her to carry on the wonk. She carried it on with great zeal, and increased the contributions and the operations of the charity, men she died, in 1779. she left all the moneys she had acquired and collected and her own .residuary estate for the purpose of promoting the use of the charity by means of charity schools Avhieh were called Welsh Oiculating Schools' £ S^neraHly for the increase of Christian knowledge and the pixwnotion of religion. rf' J'X^'i ?nVr?,re La<fr Stepnev and Mr Lloyd, but Lady Stepney was one or the next- of-k,iii, and she Possessed herz-self of the estate. In 1801 the present action of the Attorney- General against Lady Stepney was brought. It asked for accounts of the charity. An order was made oil the 7th of April 1802 referring it to the master in Chancery to say what mm On the 10th of Febru- ary, 18U4 he made lus report, Avhieh was generally to the effect that the institutions efeiied to in the lady's Aviill were known as the "Telsh Circulating Schools, and that their nature was to teaoo poor, ignorant people the elsh language and in some favoured places to w,rite,and for that purpose to find them Bibles and other religious books, to teach them to make the proper responses' to say their prayers, to say grace before and after meat. and to instruct them in the prmciptes of religion according to the Church of England and their duty fo God and man. on ord«r was made on the 9th of July. 1804, declaring that the bequest was a good charitable bequest, and a refer- ence was made to the master to settle a tT' schJe™e was settled on the 11th J l' 'V• 18P45 provided for the appoint- ment of school teachers, the payment of their salaries and the provision of their houses, and for a number of other matters incidental to the carrying on of such work. Uiidea- that scheme, the money, amounting to L30,000, was brought into count, and the income of the money was distributed until 1860, when a new scheme was settled, the first and one of the most impart ant heads of which aatbs to rZf" of Varies or additions to salaries of school teachers, who should teach according to the tenets of the Church of England. In 1902 an Act was passed which tlirew the whole expense of denominational teaching upon the nates, and the funds of this trust became no longer applicable for the primary object of the scheme of 1860. A tiirther scheme was, therefore, framed by the Board of Education, which transferred the control to the Board of Education, and there was a provision that the present existing trustees should apply to tlie court for a tnans- ter to the official trustee of the funds now in court representing the charity, and he now applied, pursilant to the orders made from time to time, to have the actions staved and tor the payment of costs. An order for payment out was accordingly made, and for payment of all costs out of the fund.
Cardiganshire Police. THE MURDERED FARMER CASE. A meeting of the Cardiganshire Joint Pohce Committee was held on the 12th inst., -i'f, Tmvn Ha1J- Lampeter. The Rev D Griffiths was appointed chairman for the en- suing year The Clerk read a copy of a mem- onal sent by the justices at Penrhiwpal to the Home Office with regard to the holding ot 1 etty Sessions in a public house. The room was stated to be separate from the licensed premises, and the Home Office were asked to sanction the arrangements made in the past. Mr D. C. Roberts suggested the amalgamation of Penrhiwpal and Llandvssul Jetty Sessions, and the holding of the meet- ing* at Newcastle Emlyn, which would be equally convenient. It was decided to take no action until the Home Office's reply was received A requisition was made on the County Council for tl,090 to meet police ex- penses for the ensuing quarter. The Chief Constable, referring to the death of a fanner named James Edwards, at Pen- jontrhydbeddau. North Cardiganshire, on May 9th, reported that after a two days' i.n- quest the jury returned a verdict of "Murder against some person unknown." He had considered the evidence, and had come to the conclusion, and the Public Prosecutor, whom he had consulted, had agreed with him, that the vidence was Wholly insufficient to justify the police in bring in a charge of murder against any pe,rson in connection with the man's death. A decrease of 801 was reported in the number of vagrants relieved during the quar- ter compared with the corresponding quarter of last year.
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Broad-Minded Rector. CONDUCTS SERVICE IN A CHAPEL. A unique event took place at Hook Conore- gational Chureh this Aveek, Avhen the rector of Liang win, the Rev H. Evans, conducted the funeral service of an old man named Follard both in the chapel .and at the grave- side. The old man had died suddenly in the Haverfordwcst Workhouse, at the age of a few oays after his admission, and would in the oidinary course have been interred in the parish churchyard, but the rector Avaived u S P0111t and expressed a desire that Follard should be buried in the graveyard of the chapel to which he had belonged. The chapel w as crowded when the rector arrived to con- duct the service. Recently when the same chapel was with- out a pastor, the rector offered to administer the Communion, and by these and other acts he has made himself so populai- with the parishoners that hy a large majority he was the other day elected a member of the Dis- trict Council in succession to the Rev Jenkyu James, a Congregational minister.
Professor Jones: I suppose they had the rain we had the other day. MINING SCHOLARSHIPS. L Scholarships for the Summer Mining School at Cardiff University College we!re aAvarded to the following successful candi- dates at tne miining exanninationT. H. Hughes, Ponitybereim; John Davies, Amman- ford Evan Davies, Tuim-sairan; and Emrys Griffiths, Owmaiinimian. In the event of any being unahle to take up their scholarships, the vaoancdes are to ibe offered to William Thomas and David Gower, Bumy Port. TEACHERS' APPOINTMENTS. The following aipipoiintments of teachers were made :-Oertific.alted headmasters of Gwernogle Council School, ait a salary of t80 per annuim, D. H. Morris (37), 5, Wyndiiam- street, Bany Dock. ale Certified assistant Of Cefneithyn Council School, at a salaiy of £ 85 per annum, J. Williams, Tong road, Leeds. Uncertified at a salary of t45 per annul), Llangennech National School Maiy John, Copper Works C.S., Buny Port, recommended by the managers (to remain wheixi (slie is for the present). Llannon Nat. School, E. Powell, Nat. School, Newcaetle- Emlyn. Veliimgwin Council School, Miss Ur- sula Hughes, GiLanaimman Inffante' School, Glanamman. Cwmbach Council School, Miss Sarali Thcanas, Henllan Amgoed C.S.; and Gwynfe Council School, W. F. Morgan, Llan- gadock Council School. Supplementaay teacher at, a salary of £30 per annum, Llandelbie Nat. School, Myfamvy Williams, Triansamn C.S., Burry Port. PUPIL TEACHER SCHOLARSHIPS. The followitng list gives the names of the successful (qualified) candidates:— Carmarthen Uiuion. Group 1 (two scholaifihips): Willie Rees, Cefnei'thyn 01., 404 marks; Ivor Tliomas, Cefneithyn C1., 382; Henry Albert James, Llechyfedach Cl., 366. Group 2 (two scholarships): John Simon, AborgAi-iti, Nat., 523; Maiy Annie Davites, and John Lewis, AbetrgAvilii Nat., 417 each; Thomas Arthur Roberts, Abergwili Nat., 392. Groups 3, 4, and 5 (six schoflenrships): No candidates qualified. Nairbanth Union. Group 1 (one scholarship): James Hughes Mathias, Ffynomven C., 372. Group 2 and Newcastle Emlyn, Group 1 (three scholarships): No candidates qualified Newcastle Emlyn, Group 2 (two scholar- ships) John IDM'iiIeSMlqn'IÎs, Llonpumpsaint Cl., 425; Elizabeth Ann Johns, Pencader Cl. 358. Ca,inn-a,i-theil Borough. Four schoilairships: No oandlidaites qualified. LlandiiJo Union. Group 1 (nine scholanships): David Eimn Llewellyn Glanamman CI., 507; Hannah Maud Fletcher, Ammanford CI., 491; Mildred Williams, Glanamman Cl., 488; Florence Ilioniais, Ammanford CI., 388; Mary Griffiths, Glanamman CI., 381; j^lizaheth Prisciilla Tliomas, Ammanford CI., 355. GJ"Oup 2 (three soholaiiships): No candi- dates qualified. Group 3 (one scholarshiip): Annie Matry Smith, Veiling wan 01., 467; Elizabeth M M. Si veil, Brechlfa; CI., 357. Group 4 and Lliandoveiy Union, Group 1 (two scholarships): No candidates qualified. Llandovery Union, Group 2 (three scheflar- shi,ps): William Protheroe, Llangadock Cl. 496; John Williams, Llamgadiook 01., 457 Gwiadys Edunards, Llangadock Cl., 386. LampeJter U nlion. Group 1 (hvo soholla/rehips): Elizalbeth Anne Evains, Ccedmore Cl., 361. Llanelly Union. Group 1 (two seholaj-sthtips): Ivor Thomas Kudwelly Nat,, 506. Group 2 (nine schoilausliips): Thos. Evans, Gwendrjaeth Cl., 464; Daniel John Thomas' Bynea^Cl., 445; Margaret Thomas, Llangen- nech Cl., 426; Sarah Ohven Rees, Gwen- draeth Cl., 406; John Rees Eva,ns, Bynea Cl. 388; William Biunley Hughes, Llangennecli Cl., 381; Lizzie M. Bowen^ Bynea Cl., 379 Lizzie Mary Jones, Dafen Cl., 355; Thomas Granville Stephens, Bynea Cl., 350; Edith Gertrude Arnold, Llanelly County Girls' School, 364. Group 3 (four schoHarships): Catherine Rees, Tnittiisa.ran Cl., 404; Catherine Mary Pope, Pembrey Village Cl., 355; Williaan Davies, Trimsaran Cl., 353;. Margaret Jane Vaughan, Burry Port Bi,rls' Cf., 352; Evan Roberts, -Llanelly County, 444. Llanelly Unban District. Fifteen scholarships: Arthur Llew Jones Higher Elem., 525; Benj. Glyn Williams, do.' 519; Oscar Willi ams, do., 516; Hannah Davies, do., 455; Wiilliiaim John Hmies, do., 1443; Sarah Jane Hopkins, do., 438; Gomer Dave is, do., 423; GwJiadys Evelyn Griffiths, do., 415; Evelyn George Hairries., do., 406; CeinAven Evans, do., 406; Thomas Roberts, do., 392; James Trevor Thomas, do., 388; Esther J. D. Thomas, Llanelly Nat., 388; Evelyn M. Pat on, Higher Elem., 351; Rachel Jones, Llanelly County, 457; Elsie Dodds, 00., 368. SCHOLARSHIPS IN HORTICULTURE. Ten short course scholarships in Horticul- ture were granted to the following school- masters and ,mistresses:- Carmarthen Uniion: Margaret Hughes, Llanginning Council School, St. Clears; Alice J ane HoweUs, Cwmduad Council School, Con- w:iJ1-Elvet. Llairidilo Union: Maiy Anna Evans, LLan- sa\A.efl Council School, Llandiilo; Elizabeth LleAvelyn, Glaniamnnan Council School, Glan- amrrtan. Llandovery Unibn: No applications re- ceived. Llanelly Union: John James Hill, Hendy Nat. (Mixed) School, Pontardulaisj Muriel R. Hughes, ,Pw\l[ Council (Mixed) School, Ltallelly; EdAvand Roberts, Felinfoel Net. School, Llaaielly. Lampeter Union: Diandfel If or Jones, Llan-1 Nat. School, Maesycrugiau Martha Elizabeth Williams, RhydcAA-mere Council School, Llandilo. NeiAvcastile Emlyn Union: Hannah Jones, Saron (Llangeler) Council School, Llandys- But SCHOLARSHIPS IN AGRICULTURE. Twelve sihort course sohoJarships in agri- ootlt-ure were gilanted to the following:- Cia-raiarthen Union: William Howell, Cwm- gest, Abernant, Canmarthen James Thomas Jmes, lihvynglas, irlanpli.Inpgi-lit; Joshua Jones, Cwm Fatrm, Nantgaredig; Simon O. Ihoanas, I repnrke, Cwmbach, St. Clears. Llandiilo Union: Evian Jones, Llettynygoirs, Llanfynydd, Golden Grove; Evan Thomas. W iillldaims, Tyctooh, White Square, LLandillo. Llandovery Union: Lewis Jontali Harries, Gellybev,aln, iJlangadoek William Daniel: Williams, BlaiemtAv.rcli Farm, Farmers, Pump. saint, LlanAvrda. Llanelly Union: Johnny Lewis, Llwyn- denv, Llannon, Llanielly. Lampeter Union: Benj. WilKbms, Blaen- nant, Llanycnvys, LlanAvrda. Newcastle Emlyn Union: John Eynon Hughes, The Vicaaiage Farm, Llanfihangel-1 ar-arth. Nairberth Union: Thomas Lewis, Panty- menin Farm, Clyndenven.