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THE DISTRESS AT CWMBRAN, I

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THE DISTRESS AT CWMBRAN, A comir>i'tee nf ladies and gentlemen. pre- sided over by Mrs Rafarel. Crlencoed Hoa«. < met at the British Schoolroom on feacurdaj the 30ch ult.. to consider the. best means to relieve the great distress now existing at Cwmbran. It ■was decided that Mr*. Govan be elec ec r a- surer, and Mr. W..T. James secretary. A preli- — —liof. TC-w ofi^ncd. and whs miuarv Miusununvia -r •- immediately responded to as fol.ows .lis. Rafarel, £ 1 Is. Mrs. Pilliner, 1n, Ist. Irs. Murphy, fl Miss May. 10s.bd.: Mrs. Henrj Thomas, 10* Mrs. J. Parry, 10s. fyl. Mrs. W. J. James. 10s. 6d. Mrs. gimtnons. 5s. Mrs. Laughton, Mrs. W..T. [r8, W. J. Thomas, 5!1.; Mrs. R. Stiff. 5s. The com- -n. l'\u l'Y;'rY1rr +h-rØØ mittee resolved to commeuce u> meals dnrin^ the comim? woek to cruldren only. Wednesday: Hot dinner of meat and potatoes of which 172 children partook. Friday: Soup for dinner at 1 p.m. Mrs. W. H. Walters very gene- rously gave a dinner of ricc podding to 2.>chiid- ren attending the Roman Catholic schools. Altogether, 190 children enjoyed tuemselves ■with several servings of soup and bread. Un Saturday morning, 186 children were break- fasted with cocoa prepared and presented by Mrs. Murphy, of Prospect House, who has dis- played much sympathy and activity with the relief committee. Mrs. Pilliner. of Llantarnam Grange, supplied the milk for this meal. Mrs. Parry, Mrs. Mamford, and Mrs. Pilliner have contributed potatoes, turnips, and carrots*. At a committee meeting held at 3 p.m on Satur- day the follmring contributions were announced Mr. Clifford J. Cory, £ 10; Col. F. C. Morgan, £ 5 Mr. D. Humphreys, 10s. 6d. Mrs. Griffiths and friend-, 13*. Miss Bevan, 5s.; ^Messrs- Phillips and Son (Newport). £ 1 10s. Mr. Bar ville. 5s. Mrs. Sawtell. 10s 6d. Mrs. Cromwell, 10s. 6a. Mrs. Cundell, 5s. Miss Lucas, ^Lss Fairbairn, 10s. Mr. E. Steer, fl. A letter was read from Mrs. Bond, grocer. Llantarnam-road, offering a breakfast or, inner whenever the com- mittee arranged for it. It was also intimated that Mrs. Walters. Green House Inn, Ltantarnam, was desirous of giving a dinner to the children on Monday next. These generous gifts were gratefully ,iceentcd and acknowledged. The president (Mrs. Rafarel) who is most untiring in her zeal and efforts for the soup kitchen earnestly solicits the assistance of the sympathising and benevolent to meet t.he pressing need of affording immediate relief to a great number of really destitute families.

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