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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. 1-11111----

PENCADER.

ANTI-WELSH.

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ANTI-WELSH. To the Editoll of THE JOURNAL. SIR,-Will you kindly afford me an opportunity of contradicting, in the only effectual manner that offers itself, a gratuitous and malicious slander ? I hear both from North and South Wales that a report has been spread about to the effect that I am in spirit Anti-Welsh, and that I treat Welsh boys in this school with less favour and kindness than the English boys. I give this falsehood an absolute and unqualified denial, and (as I have recently said on a public occasion here) I defy aay man to come to me and name a single case in point, I have many faults, but I really cannot count among them that of stupidity. Yet what else but simply stupid would be the conduct of a man who, in the place where he has made his home, should in anyway discourage the very people who must always be the chief supporters of the school over which he presides? Into the source of this silly attempt to cry dewn the most ancient and most distinguished School in the Principality I do not care to enquire; but I will, with your permission, make one or two observations. A very large number of Welsh-born boys from North and South Wales, but especially from the large towns of South Wales, are sent to schools over the border. Why? Doubtless because the parents believe the English Schools to be superior to those nearer at hand. Now, sir, if we here by first-class teaching and firm bnt genial discipline, by the maintenance of an elevated tone in language and character, and attention to the "manners" that "makyth man" (whose importance men of the world will be the last to under-rate), and generally by working the School on English lines, are able to offer as good an education and school-life as can be found anywhere in England, so far from acting in an anti-Welsh spirit, we are doing the very best thing in our power for the interests of the Principality. It is our boast that we are doing this; and so long as that shall be so, I claim to hear no more nonsense about anti-Welsh." Let my detractors remember one of the finest of Welsh mottoes, Y gwir yn erbyn y byd." I remain, your obedient servant, Christ College, Brecon, M. A. BAYFIELD Dec. 23, 1891.

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