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Consumption Crusade. £ 160,000 CONTRIBUTED. CARNARVONSHIRE'S SUPPORT. In obedience to a generally expressed wish the Lord Lieutenant of Carnarvonshire (Mr. J. E. Greaves) convened a county meeting at Carnarvon on Saturday, in order to ex- plain the objects of the national memorial to King Edward VII., which has taken the form of a campaign against consumption, and to afford the county an opportunity of co-operating in the movement. There was a large and influential attendance. The Lord-Lieutenant presided, and ob- served that Wales had time and again proved herself to be enthusiastically loyal, and Welshmen would now yield to none in their anxiety and determination to perpetu- ate the honoured and revered name of the late King. The memorial of Wales was to take the form of a sustained campaign against consumption and tuberculosis, a disease, which played terrible havoc among the people of Wales, and especially was it sad to think that that disease was more prevalent than in any other part of Great Britain, with the exception of Cardiganshire. The memorial was one which had already been acclaimed, with one accord throughout the Principality, and such was the spirit of the people that he believed its successful issue was now assured. A comparatively few generous donors had up to the present contributed £ 160,000, but as nearly double that amount was thought to be necessary to make the success of the scheme, he appealed to the people of Carnarvonshire to rise to the occasion and take a leading part in its establishment. (Ilear, hear.) The Bishop of Bangor moved that the County of Carnarvon heartily approved of the proposed memorial. His Lordship could not conceive a worthier memorial to one who as Prince and King had identified him- self so closely with all movements for the alleviation oi suffering lie was also con- vinced that f strenuously carried on the movement must succeed. The provision of model dispensanes and the bringing of sana- toria within the reach of the poorest would undoubtedly have a good effect upon patients, while a propaganda for removing the widespread ignorance prevailing in re- gard to diseases would have the result of materially lessening the serious conse- quences of the scourge fro mwhic.h Wales suffered. (Cheers.) The Rev. Evan Jones (Carnarvon), in seconding the resolution, rejoiced that persons of all shades of opinion were able to meet in unity at a time when, in another respect, the sky was darkened by an ap- proaching storm. (Laughter.) Xo one was more worthy of such a memorial as that thau their late King, and refervently hoped that the feeling of loyalty would never die out of the hearts of the Welsh people. The movement, he was pleased to think, was to have the support of a united Wales. A POPULAR MOVEMENT. Mr. David Davies, M.P., who was warmly received, supported the resolution in an in- teresting speech. In the past, Welshmen had been woefully behindhand in providing for the breath of the people, but there had been an awakening m recent years, and he was pleased to find that the present move- ment had so largely caught the popular im- agination. Ii the scheme was worth going 011 with at all, it deserved to be carried out in no stingy spirit. There was a desire that whatever was done should be permanently endowed, thus making it unnecessary to trouble the country for subscriptions year after year. The suoscribels might take it that the money could be spent in such a way as to make for the best results. He did not think that there was in the minds of the promoters any idea that money should be wasted upon extravagant buildings. They would act upon the best expert advice as well as upon the experience gained from other counties where schemes' of the kind were in operation. (Applause.) The resolution was further suppored by Principal Roberts (University College of Wales), who said that it spoke much of the depth of feeling created by this movement in Wales, that even already a larger sum had been contributed to it than in response to any single previous appeal addressed to the Principality as a whole. By means of the educational campaign, their hope that they would be able to convert the fatalistic atti- tude with which consumption had infected the imagination of Wales, like other Celtic peoples, into an enthusiastic combined movement for it alleviation and control. He agreed that it would be idle to try to deal with .uc..h an enormous evil except on national lines, and with the adoption of proper measures, success was not only pro- bable, but certain (Cheers.) Dr. Edward Parry Edwards (superintend- ent Medical Officer of Health for the county), said the medical profession gen- erally, heartily welcomed this movement. He showed how in the last ten years, 3,500 peiso-iis died from consumption in Carnar- vonshire in other words, if the same rate obtained for the next ten years, it would mean the wiping off of a town of almost the size of Pwllheli. But thought the total number for Carnarvonshire was abnormally high there were parts of the county which were better than any part ot the United Kingdom. He also pointed out that, con- trary to the general belief, consumption was not more prevalent among quarrymen than among other classes. Dr. Edwards advo- cated the provision of a special school for children affected with tuberculosis. (Hear, hear.) The resolution was carried unanimously. The High Sheriff (Mr. D. P Williams) moved that a committee be appointed to organise the collection of subscriptions,, and take such other steps as might be deemed necessry for the furtherance of the move- ment. Sir H. J. Ellis Nanney, Bart., in second- ing. the resolution, welcomed the movement as one iri which all Welshmen could join, and one also which was destined to bring health and happiness to thousands. (Cheers.) The resolution was carried, as was also another, moved by Lord Penrhyn, and seconded by the Mayor Carnarvon (Mr. J. T. Roberts), defining the personnel of the committee. On the motion of Colonel Lloyd Evans, the Clerk of the Peace (Mr. A. Bodvel Ro- berts) was elected secretary pro. tem. of the movement, and the usual vote of thanks was passed on the motion of Sir W. H. Preece, secended by Sir Herbert Ellis. Several subscriptions were promised at the close of the proceedings, among them being one of £500 from Mr. Assheton Smith, who was also among the Chairman's supporters.

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