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NEWCASTLE-EMLYM DISTRICT EDUCATION COMMITTEE.—The monthly meeting of the Nowca»tle-Emlyn District Education Committee was held at the Lamb inn on Ibriday (last, week), Dr. Dan Evans (Haweig presided, and there were also present: Rev. T. Arthur Thomas, Messrs. Thomas Davies (Bronwion), Thot. Davies (Llandyseul), Griffith Davits (Ailfcycordde), W. Jeremy (Sussex House), and Josiah Jones, with the clerk, Mr. James Jones.—Attendance Officer's Re- port: The attendance officer, Mr. S. Jones, sub- mitted the following report for the month: "In spite of some eickness prevailing in the districts of St. David's, Tregroes, and Trewen, the attendance of children over five years for the whole district reached a percentage of 88.2, being 5.1 per cent. higher than that of tfec corresponding period last year. The schools which are entitled to the attend- ance half-holiday were Giynarthen, Llandyssul (Council) and Capel Cynon Council. Attendance flags were won by Glynarthen, Llandyssul Council, Capel Cynon and Aberbank (N.P.).—School Attend- ance: The following were the school attendance returns for the month:—Giynarthen, 94 per cent. Llandyssul (CYl, 95.1; Capel Cynon, 91.5; Llandyssul (N.), 90.5; Bryn, 90.2; Rhydlewis, 89.3k; Adpar, 88.8; Pontshaen, 88.6: Aberbank. 87.5; Pontcarreg, 86.4; Penmorfa, 85.7; Brongest, 85.4; Tregroes, 83.7; Trewen, 81.5.-The headmaster of Pontcarreg School "ATote stating that the outside woodwork at his school wanted painting and the floor in the main rooms needed re-laying.—The Clerk said that it was said that the floor was in a dangerous condi- tion.—Mr. T. Davies (Bronwion; said that the atten- tion of the architect should be called to it. Also he said that four months ago the county architect- had promised to visit Bryn School, but he had not done so.—The Rev. T. Arthur Thomas said that it was too bad, and they should complain. He propoe-sd that they write to the County education Committee greatly regretting the neglect of duty shown by the architect in not visiting Bryn School and calling liib lfJlmedite uttcntjOll to the requirements o; Pontcarreg School.—Air. T. Davies (Bronwion) seconded.—Air. W. Jeremy said lie thought the resolution too strongly worded. He did not like the words "neglect of duty." He moved an amendment that they call the architect's attention to the fact I'e that he had not fulfilled his promise to visit Bryn.— There was no seconder, and the resolution was passed. — Brongest Headmastc rship The question of the appointment of a headmaster or mistress for Brongest School was then considered. There were 13 candidates. Tne salary offered was £ 105.—The Rev. T. Arthur Thomas proposed at the outset that all rnonoglot Englishmen should be eliminated.—Air. T. Davies seconded, and it was carried.—The local managers had made a short list, but the Chairman, in reply to a question, said that they did not have the power to do so, although the District Committee could take their recommendation.—Mr. W. Jeremy said that- the local managers surely knew more about the requirements for the school than they could. He thought, they should take, the managers' recom- m"lIdati(In. -1iw suggestion was not entertained.— Three applicants did not send testimonials and they were struck off. This left five candidates, viz. David Llewellyn Davies, Aberystwyth, aged 25. born in Cardiganshire. Headed the scholarship list at Llandyssul County School; B.A. {Wales), 1913. (Home .uklress, Rhydlewis). Aliss L. M. Davies. Rhydlewis. Ilenllan. age 33. Trained at Swansea, Training College. Certificated 1-908. Now at Rhyd- lewis School. John Jones. Abertillery, 31 years of lewis School. John Jones. Abertillery, 31 years of ago, native of Cardiganshire; served five years in the;ounty. Trained at Normal College. Bangor. Certificated 1907. W. (>. Lewis, Aberarth, 29 years of age. Trame,, Normal College, Bangor. Certifi- cated 1910; and R. L. Lewis. Aberbeeg, Monmouth- •hii-e, 30 years of age. Trained at Bangor Normal cated 1910; and R. L. Lewis. Aberbeeg, Monmouth- •hii-e, 30 years of age. Trained at Bangor Normal College: certificated 1906.-Thc voting was by htlIN. end the following were selc-ted in the order given: — D. Llewellyn Davies. Aliss Davies and John Jones.

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