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ESTABLISH EiD 1853. i Auction Mart, Court Street, METtTHYR TYDFIL. MESSRS. H. W. Harris & Son fair. WY.VDVIAM J. PRJCHAHD Fellow of the Auctioneers' Institute), BEG to direct attention to their convenientiy- simated AUCTION MART, where the, tarry on Business as AUCTIONEERS, VALLERS. GENERAL AGENTS. Consignments of all kinds of Marketable Goods are received for Sn1e. and disposed of as expedit y and advantageously as possible. *«nuent Sales of Household Furniture are held at frequent periods, and pecial facilities offered for too disposal of Miscellaneous and Surplus Effects. ales of Property conducted. Anetion Mart. Coiirt-strect, lkierthyr Tydfil. B ALFrNoT359 WEDNESDAY, MAY 5th, 1909. Auction Mart, Court Street, MERTHYR. BALK OF RELIABLE ÃÑi) somm HOUSEHOLD PURNITTTRE. PIANO, PIER GLASSES EFFECTS, consigned for Sale. )1E3STS.. H. W. Harris & Son (MR. WVNDKAM J. PRYCHARD. Fellow of the Auctioneers Institute), WtT T OTTT T5Y AUCTION at their spacious ILL SELL, N Y AUO-I the « Si! 3 SVERY MONTH, a large and "arid assortment of very suprior HouGehold Furniture and Appointments. Goods packed or stored free of charge, and every care taken to give satisfaction. k *».» The Sale will commence at Two o clock in ™ Auctioneers' Offices. The Mart. Merthyr Tydfil EDWARDS BROS., D. H. Edwards-Isaac Edwards. Auctioneers, Accountants, AND Estate Agents, CAMBRIA CHAMBERS, DOWLAIS, AXB CENTRAL CHAMBERS, OVER GUNSON'8 STORES, HIGH STREET, MERTHYR TYDFIL. Please Note Change of Address of Merthyr L Office. DOWLAIS. SALE OF VALUABLE LEASEHOLD HOUSE AND SHOP PREMISES, SEINII-DETACHED VILLA RESIDENCE, AND GAS STOCK. Messrs. Edwards Bros. Messrs. Edwards Bros. (D. H. EDWARDS. ISAAC EDWARDS, A.A.I.) A RE instructed to offer for SALE by PUBLI Al AUCTION, in the ROYAL EXCHANGE hot Dowlais, at 7.30 p.m.. WRD^D^Ytonditiins ot 1909, subject to the Common Form Coiiditiois Sale of the Merthyr and Law Society, and such Special be then and there produced, and in the following or such other Lots as will be then and there deter. mined upon, the following Leasehold Properties, viz. s J. -All that modern Fronted Shop, with tached, known as 38. Lower Union-st,reet, Dowlais, 66nd now in the occupation of the Vendor, Mr. W. O. Williams, Grocer and Provision Merchant, street' The latter is let to a monthly tenant at an annual rental of £ 9 2s. Od. T ^ry, o All that commodious and well flttea Tinnble Fronted Shop and Dwelling-house, situate jK»inJl9 I^iwer Union-street, Dowlais, now in ? £ d Hrn of Mr J C. Freedmanas a Tobacco and Jewellery Stores, and held on a sub-lease for; ^years fromDecember 1st, 1906, at a nett annual ,.i>u o.f £ 20 0*. cd. t>IA Premises comprised in Lots 1 and 2 are held iindef a? Lease dated 15th December, 18o2, for a term of Three Lives and to complete W years from 1st August, 1842, at a yearly ground rent of £3 9s. 6d. „ -ff-n+inn is drawn to the useful Shop Special attention^earauent bmaengm afc 33, ^^M^^ion-^reet^ sam^comprism^^storerooms washhm.se four bedrooms, bathroom, and inside conveniences to the house. t o vn 6 in the Caeracca Building VIULLA'e^Il)ENT^ 't;ARDWYN/'KCae^ca-1 Share, on the 31st December, 1908, the sum 0 £ 150 17s. 2d. t „ Tho^nticipated'Cerection at an early date of js XFfKEsste locality. Also the following GAS STOCK LOT 4.—Sixty One-pound Shares in the Dowlais Gas and Coke Company, Limited. Dowlais- V For further particulars apply to Messrs. LEWIS and JONES, Solicitors, Merthyr Tydfll; or to the AucTioNzizR.s, Cambria Chambers, Dow- bis, and Central Chambers, Merthyr Tydfil. TREDEGAR, MON. Mep-trs. Tomkiiis & Chad wick 4 RE favoured with in^ructions from Me^. A The Hereford and Jrf^ION, aVthe Limited, to offer for SALE by A. THITRSDAY, TREDKGAR ARMS HOTEL, Iredega valuable 29th April. 1909, at Three.p.m., all thosevaiti and extensive Premises situate in C hurcn street* Tredegar, and hitherto known as the TREDEGAR BREWERY, with commodious Dwelling-house, Offices, and Sa7SO ^private Dwelling-house, situate and being Fnrtb^r Up1^tic^ars^nayg obtained of the AUCTIONEERS, Frogmore Chambers, Abergavenny, or of Messrs. WARD, PERKS & McKAY, Solicitors, 85, Gracechurch-streefe, liondon, E.C. ESTABLISHED 187a J. LLOYD ATKINS (FeUow of the AuctiosseK- InatituteX > /AUCTIONEER, VALUER, ACCOUNTANT HOUSE AND ESTATE AGENT & INSURANCE BROKER. OEItLIFAEIiOG COTTAGE, DOWLAIS Valuations !or Probate, Administrations, and Mort gages, ftiso for Transfer of Hotels, Inns, &c Agent for the White Star and American Lines Steamships. Also the Dominion Line to Canada. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS ENSURED RATS'SINS ARE MANY BUT IiODJNE RAT POISON slaughters millions of Rats. Certain death. Extermination sure. Aost like magic. Never fails. Prices-6d., Is., 29., 3e, 5s.; post 2d. — HARLEY Chemist, Perth. AgentT. JENKINS, Chemist, Pontmorlais, Merthyr. WHITE STAR LINE ROYAL MAIL STEAMERS. LARGEST STEAMERS IN THE WORLD BUILDING SOUTHAMPTON-CHERBOURG— QUEENSTOWN-NEW YORK. 20YAL and UNITED STATES MAIL SERVICE, Calling at Queen&totvn Westbound, and Plymouth E&sthound. ADRIATIC Wed. April 14 MAJESTIC ..Wed.,April 21 Anil Regularly Thereafter. LIVERPOOL via QCJEENSTOWN. TO NEW YORK. TO BOSTON. «EABIC Friday, April.16 CYMRIC Sat., Apl 17 CKLTIC Friday, April 23 CYMRIC Sat. May 15 And Regularly Thereafter. WHITE STAR—DOMINION CANADIAN SERVICE. .L LIVERPOOL-QUEBEC MONTREAL. Largest Steamers in Canadian Trade. CANADA, Thur., April 22 j DOMINION, Thur. May 6 LAURENTIC. Thur., April 29 I Ottawa, Thin- May 13 For flintier particulars apply to Local Agents'- or to ISMAY, IMRIE & CO., 30, James-street Liver- pool; Southampton: 1. Cockspnr-street, S.W.t and 38. Leadenhall-itreet, London, E.C. and CUNARD LINE ROYAL MAIL U STEAMERS. Largest AND FASTEST VESSELS IN THE WORLD LMt8EST AND FASTKsr STEAMERS TO Boston-. 1t1r.OM LIVERPOOL. VIA QUEENSTOWN. TO NEW TOItK. TO BOSTON, i-ucitan'.a Sat., April 17 Ivernia Tues., Apr. 20 "•anretaoia Sat,, April 24 Saxonia Tues., May 4 CAN* A DA FAST ROTTTK SPKCIAI. RATES. ^n^TH i'uther particulars apply to Local Agents: or fi.wifwi UU s™'8"1.?™?# Lij), AUCTION SUMMARY' I ) Messrs. J. M. BEHitY and April 20—Leasehold Dwclliiig-bouses at Trefores^i. April 21—Leasehold Properties at Merthyr. Mr. J. L. CUNNINGHAM. April 28—Furniture at Market Hall. Merthyr. Mess is. Kl) WARDS BROS. April 21—Leasehold Properties at Dowlais. Messrs. H. W. HARRIS & SON. May 5—Furniture at Auction M* r Merthyr. Mr. F. A. PHILLIPS. April 21.—Leasehold Properties at Merthyr- Messrs. TOMKINS and CHADWICK. April 29-Brcwery Premises at Tredegar. DRUID'S TERRACE, TRK FOREST. f IMPORTANT SALE OF TEN VALUABLE COTTAGES. Messrs J. M. Berry & Son (Mr. H. SEYMOUK BlmlY. A.A.I.) AVE received instructions to SELL by PUB- tH LIC AUCTION, at the BUSH HOTEL, Tre- forest, on TUESDAY, April 20th, 1909, at 7.30 p.m. Isubiect to the Common 1' orm Conditions of the Merthyr and Aberdare Incorporated Law Society), the following valuable Leasehold Dv/eSling-houses, In such Lot or Lots as shall be determined at the time of Sale, namely — All those Dwelling-houses and Premises known i\,¡:; Nos. 1, 2, 3, i, 5,6, 7, S, 9 and 10, Druid's-terrace, ] Treforest, now in the occupation of monthly tenants at rentals amounting yearly to £ 14 6s. each. These Premises are held for a term of 99 years from the 1st day of January. 1856, subject to ] the annual ground rent of £ 7 14s., which will I be apportioned if sold separately at the time of f Sale. ] The Auctioneers are prepared to arrange for three-fourths of the purchase money to remain on mortgage if necessary. < For further particulars apply at the Auctioneers j Offices, 30, Victoria-street, Merthyr Tydfil; or to Messrs. THOMAS and DAVIES Solicitors, Graham-street, Merthyr Tydftl. Garth Street and Brecon Road, MERTHYR TYDFIL. Trrmnrtnnt SALE of VALUABLE BUSINESS PREMISES and COTTAGE PROPERTIES. Messrs J. M. Berry & Son (Mr. H. SBFMOUR BERRY, A.A.I.) HAVE received instructions to SELL by PUB- J LIC AUCTION, at the COWBKIDGK ARMS HOTEL. Merthyr Tydfll, on WEDNESDAY, April 21st, i 1909 afc 7.30 p.m. (subject to the Common r orm Conditions of the Merthyr and Aberdare Incor- porated Law Society, the following valuable LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES, NAN,IELY LOT I.-All that Shop, Dwelling-house and Pre- mises known as No. 2. Brecon-road, Merthyr Tydfil, now in the occupation of the representatives of the late Mr. D. C, Thomas. These Premises are held for a term of 60 years from the 1st day of May, 1900. subject to the annual ground rent of £ 2 12s. 2d. LOT 2.—All that Dwelling-house and Premises II known as No. 2, Garth-street, Morgantown, Mer- 1 thvr Tydtil, now in the occupation of the repre- sentatives of the late Mr. D. C. Thomas. These Premises are held for a' term of 60 years from the 1st day of May, 1900, subject to the annual ground rent of It. LOT 3.—All those Dwelling-houses and Premises known as Nos. 81 and 82, Brecon-road, Merthyr Tydfil, now in the occupation of monthly tenants at rentals amounting yearly to £ 16 18s. These Premises are held for a term of 90 years j from the 1st day of May, 1826. subject to the annual ground rent of Cl 19s. 2d. For further particulars apply to the Auctioneers' Offices, 30, Victoria-street, Merthyr Tydfil or to Messrs. THOMAS and DAVIES Solicitors, Graham-street, Merthyr Tydfil. FTA. PHILLIPS, AUCTIONEER, ACCOUNTANT, VALUER & HOUSE AGENT. Public Auditor under the Friendly Societies Aet, 1896, and the Industrial and Provident Societies Act, 1893. Agent for the chief Life. Fire, and Accident Insurance Companies. OFFICE 34, Victoria Street, MERTHYR TYDFIL. TO CLOSE AN ESTATE. MERTHYR TYDFIL. District Street, Penydarren; David Street, Morgantown BALE OF VALUABLE LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES. Mr. F. A. Phillips, fTAS received instructions to SELL BY PUBLIC O AUCTION, at the COWBRIDGK ARMS HOTEL, High-street, Merthyr Tydfil, on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21ST, 1909, at 7.30 o'clock in .the (subject to the Common Form Conditions or bale of the Merthyr and Aberdaro Incorporated Law Society), the following VALUABLE LEASEHOLD PROPERTIES: LOT 1. -All that Dwelling-house and ^mises situate and being "BRON „ street, Penydarren, Merthyr Tydfll, now let at a monthly rental amounting yearly to £18 is- These Premises are held under a Lease tor a term of 99 years from the 25th day of March, 1902, at an annual Ground Rent of £1 38. LOT 2.-All that Dwellinsr-house and Premises being "CAMBRIAN HOUSE." Districtreet, Penydarren, Merthyr.Tydtil. now let at a monthly rental amounting yearly to £ 15 12s. These Premises are held under a Lease for a term of 99 years from the 25th day of March, 1902, at an annual Ground Rent of £1 4. 5d. LOT 3.—All that Dwelling-house and Premises situate and being No. 6, David-street, Morgan town, Merthyr Tydfll, now let at a monthly rental amounting yearly to £13- LOT d.—All that Dwelling-house and Premises situate and being No. 7, David street,Morgantown. Merthyr Tydfil, now let at a monthly rental amounting yearly to;Ell Us. T „T 5,—All that Dwelling-house and Premises situate and being No. 8, David-street, Morgantown. 9 Merthyr Tydfil, now let at a monthly rental amounting yearly to £ 1114s. Od. Lots 3, 4, and 5 are held under a Lease for a term of 99 years from the 1st day of November, 1846, at an annual Ground Rent of £ 3 8s. 6d., which will be apportioned at the Sale. For further particulars apply to 1 Messrs. THOMAS & DAVIES, Solicitors, Merthyr Tydfil or to the AUCTIONEER at hia Offltes, 31, Victoria- street, Merthyr Tydfli. JTLTCUNNINCHAM AUCTIONEER, ACCOUNTANT VALUER & FINANCIAL AGENT, 19, CLEBELAND STREET, MERTHYR TYDFIL. I Speciality-MORTGAGE LOANS MARKET HALL, Wellington Street (At Extreme End of Electric Car Terminus), MERTHYR TYDFIL. 1 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28th, 1909. (Last Wednesday in Every Months pAr. J. L. Cunningham WILL SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION at .his VUCTION MART as above, large consign- ments of Superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Including Superior PIANO. On view morning of Sale. Sales to commence at 2.3ft and 7 o'clock. Auctioneer's Offices: 19, Glebeland-street, Mer- Aucw" Nat. Tel. 24o. thyr. RENT AND DEBT COLLECTOR. nnflOMAS DURHAM, Gray? View, Rliymney i wishes to inform the Public that he has .muointed Rent and Debt Collector for phrmnev and District, and holds a Certificate under the Distress Acts, All Business promptly attended to. TO GROCERS. Butchers. Butter Merchants, etc.— A consignment ef Grease-pro«f Paper just re- Special prices for quantities, single quirea I -W. S0DTMX 4 Sftr t'jfcp.nse*'4 0*s»4 GELLIFAELOG ESTATE. FIFTY ACRES OF EXCELLENT BUILDING LAND PURCHASED, FOR DEVELOPMENT, BY i)AN DAVIES, ESQ., OAKLANDS, MERTHYR TYDFIL. THIS Estate has now been planned out by the Owner for Buildine t)iof« end "if invited for sites. Special Features Excellent Frontages Easy access to Merthyr and Dowlais- lJ."JCI\ Plot to r Aach Site; Low Ground Rents; OPTION TO PURCHASE FREEHOLD; Stone can be supplied from Quarry on Site; Building can commence immediately; a fifce belectioti of Sites suitable for COTTAGES OR VILLAS, SEMI-DETACHED HOUSES; 9R TERRACE BLOCKS. A rare opportunity to Erect Houses FOR OWN OCCUPATION or TO RENT. Terms to suit Individuals or Building Clubs. For particulars apply- EDWARDS BROS. (D. H. EDWARDS-ISAAC EDWARDS), Estate Agents. < CAMBRIA CHAMBERS, D.OWLAIS and "EXPRESS" CHAMBERS, Jt. Merthyr Tydfil Gas Company. [ncorporated by Special Act of Parliament, 31 and 32 Vic. Cap. 77. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an EX- TRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING of tiegistered Proprietors of the Company will be :ield at the GAS OFFICES, GAS WORKS, PICTON- 4TREET, MERTHYR TYDFIL, on THURSDAY. the L3th day of May, 1909, at Three o'clock in the After- noon, for the purpose of submitting at such Meet- ng a resolution authorising the Directors to raise additional Capital by the issue of Consolidated Jrdinary Stock, under the powers conferred by ;he Merthyr Tydfll Gas Company's Act, 1906." By order of the Directors, GEORGE WILLIAMS, Secretary. Gas Offices, Gas Works, Merthyr Tydfil, 8th April, 1909. Apology. WE, MARY KILEY and MAGGIE KILEY, both of Number 3. Lewis's-court, Peny- iarren, Merthyr Tydfll, DO HEREBY withdraw the slanderous expressions which we have uttered and jireulated about Mr. and Mrs. JOHN BROWN, of Number 313, High-street. Penydarren, Mcrtnyr rydfil, and we hereby publicly tender our sincerest ipologies for the annoyance caused to them. Dated this 13th day of April, 1909. The mark of MARY X KILEY. 5IAGGIE KILEY. WitneSS-JOHN T. VAUGHAN, Solicitor, Merthyr Tydfil. County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil. CYFARTHFA CASTLE AND LANDS. APPOINTMENT OF PARK SUPERINTENDENT,. APPLICATIONS are invited for the Appoint- ment of Park Superintendent of Cyfarthfa Park and Gardens. Applicants must be between the age of 30 and 40 pears, and have a thorough practical knowledge of general gardening, including trees and shrubs and the laying out of grounds. Salary ki 12s. 6d. per week. increasing annually by 2s. 6d. per week to Y,2, with uniform and dwell- ing-house. A list of duties may be obtained from the undersigned. Applications, stating past experience and present employment, age. height, and number in family, alecompanied by copies of three testimonials, mutvt reach the undersigned not later than 12 o'clock noon on Monday, the 19th instant. Canvassing the members of the Council—either directly or indirectly-will be deemed a dis- qualification. T. ANEURYN REUS. Town Clerk. Town Hall, Merthyr TydffL 8th April, 1909. Tredegar County School rpHE ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP EXAMI- J NATION and the Examination for selection of Probationers will be held at the vbove School on FRIDAY, 11th June, 1909, commencing at 9.45 a.m. L.—SCHOLARSHIPS OUT OF SCHOOL FUNDS. These Scholarships cover Tuition Fees, and are awarded for one year in the first instance, but are renewable from year to year in cases where the holder makes satisfactory progress. Candidates must now be. and must have been for not less than three years, in a Public Elementary School, and must not be over 13 years of age on 1st July. Candidates should obtain Application Forms (on the back of which will be found the Regulations) at the CLERK'S OFFICE, to which the Forms must be returned by 8th May latest. 2._WORKMEN'S INSTITUTE AND LIBRARY SCHOLARSHIPS. These Scholarships cover Tuition and Stationery for three years. Candidates, who must not be over It on the day of the Examination, should obtain a copy of the Committee's Regulations as well as the Application Form from Mr. TOM WILLIAMS, 5, Gladstone-place, Tredegar, to whom the Forms must be returned by 8th May latest. SUBJECTS OF EXAMINATION. Dictation, Composition, Arithmetic, and any Two of the followingEnglish Grammar, Geography, History, Algebra, Welsh, Domestic Economy. C. DAUNCEY, Clerk to the Governors. Park Chambers. Tredegar. April 13th, 1909. Merthyr Tydfil Borough Police. fENDERS FOR SUMMER CLOTHING. TENDERS are invited for the supply of Police Cloth- insr for the above Force. Patterns of Articles of Clothing can be seen and Tender Forms obtained upon application to the Chief Constable, Merthyr Tydfll. Tenders, endorsed "Police Clothing," addressed co the Chairman cf the Watch Committee, Chief Constable's Office, Merthyr Tydfil, must be delivered on or before the 26th April, 1909. iAMES A. WILSON, Chief Constable. Proposed New Y.M.C.A. Buildings at Merthyr. CONTRACTORS desirous of Tendering for the C above are requested to send their names to the undersigned before April 28th, 1909. together with £ 2 2s. Od. cheque deposit, for Bills of Quantities, which will be returned on receipt of bona-fide Tender. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted^oR J0NES & PERCY THOMAS, Architects and Surveyors, 18, St. Mary-street, Cardiff. Rhymney Urban District Council. rilHE above Council is prepared to receive TEN- 1 DERS for the following No l — The HIRING of a lO-TON STEAM ROLLKR and SCARIFIER for about three months. Tenderers to supply Living Van, Driver, Flagman, Notice Boards, Water Cart, Coal, and all Stores. No Q -About 2,000 tons of Clean Limestone, broken" to a gauge of 24 inches, delivered as f°Rhymney R-R* and B- & Stations, about ^Rhymney Bridge L. & N.W. Station, about 500 Tons. No. 3.-About, 300 Tons LIMESTONE GRAVEL, (leRhymneySR0R°and B. & M.R. Stations, about 250 "^Rh'ymney Bridge L. & N.W. Station, about 50 1 Samples to be sent to 61, High-street, Rhymney. No 4. HAULAGE of LIMESTONE and GRAVEL per Ton, including filling from truck and stock on grounds. No. 5.-HORSE, CART, and MAN, Daywork., TPr,^»~ on Forms to be obtainedfrom the under signed, se'afed and endorsed "Tender No^l.2. M or 5" ALK the case may be), must be sent or de- livered to LL. REYNOLDS, Esq., Solicitor, Milbourne Chambers. Merthyr Tydfil .not; later than Twelve Noon on MONDAY, the 3rd day of May, 1969. The Council does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender. By Order of the Council, W. LLOYD MARKS. Surveyor. 61. High-street, Rhymney. To Builders, TENDERS invited for the Ereofcion of three Shops for Mr T P WHITE, Hill-view, Maesycwmmer, where Plans knd Specification may be seen. Tenders sent to the al>The loweS'oranyTender not necessarily accepted. To flrchitecis, Engineers, Builders, cc. rF yon require a perfect DAMP-PR005? J COURSE for foundation Walla, &c.,use pine BITUMEN or ASPHALTE. Made in rolls and f.tl widths ready for use. Carnage paid to any ■•Wiiou. Samples and price,, pose free. fQQLi BROS* BS&HNCti Merthyr Tydfil Union. J CHILDREN ACT, 1908. INFANT LIFE PROTECTION. NOTICE TO PERSONS RECEIVING INFANTS FOR REWARD AND TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. The following provisions have effect on and after J. the 1st April, 1909:- NOTICES TO BE GIVEN BY PERSONS RECEIVING INFANTS FOR REWARD. A person who undertakes for reward the nursing and maintenance of one or more infanta under the age of seven years apart from their parents or having r.o parents, must, when an infant is received for more than 48 hours, give to the Board of Guardians within 48 hours from its reception, written notice thereof stating truly the name, sex, and date and place of birth of the infant, the name of the person receiving the in- ,rant, and the dwelling within which the infant is 2fin& kept, and the name and address of the person from whom the infant has been received. The entering into such an uudertaking in respect ani?fanfc already in the care of a person without reward is treated as a reception of tnc infant. W ritfcen notice of any change of residence of such person must within 48 hours be given to the Guard- ians and where the new residence is in the district of another local authority, the like notice as re- spects each infant must be given to that authority as on the first reception of the infant. On the death or removal of any such infant writ- ten notice must within 48 hours be given to the Giiardian8 stating in the latter case the name and address of the person to whose care the infant has been transferred. Written notice must also within 24 hours of the KV, i J Si ven to the coroner, and an inquest will i1- ^less a certificate cf a duly qualified meaical practitioner who attended the infant dur- ing its last illness is produced to the coroner speci- « v3 cause of death, and the coroner is satis- nea that there is no ground for holding an inquest. Where on the 1st April, 1909, any infant is under tne care of any person who has, before that day undertaken its nursing and maintenance under such circumstances that if its nursing and main- tenance had been undertaken on or after that day he or she would have been required to give notice to tne Guardians, he must, within one month after tnat day give the like notice as above mentioned, nut no new notice of the reception of an infant is required^ where notice under the Infant Life Pro- etion Act, 1897, was given. Every notice may be sent by registered letter UNION OFFICES, 134, High-street, Merthyr Tydfil, or in the case of a notice to a yoroner, to the coroner, or may be delivered at such union Offices, or, in the case of a notice to a coroner, at his office or residence. t'°r use by persons receiving infants are obtainable at the Union Offices free of charge. NUMBER OF INFANTS WHICH MAY DU KEPT. The Guardians may fix the number of infants under the age of seven years which may be kept in any dwelling in respect of which a notice has neen received by them, and a person must not keep any infant in excess of the number so fixed. PERSONS WHO MAY NOT RWEI"% CHILDREN FOR REWARD. An infant in respect of which notice is required Rf given must not, without the written sanction of the Guardians, bo keptv- <A) By any person from whose any intuit nas been removed under the provisions men- Ca) By any person from whose care any infant has been removed under the provisions men- tioned below, or the Infant Life Protectton Act, 1897 or 4b) in any premises from which any infant has been removed by reason of the promises being dangerous or insanitary (see below), or has been removed under the Infant Life Protec- tion Act. 1897, by reason of the premises being so unfit, as to endanger its health; or (c) by any person who has been convicted of any offence against any statutory .provisions for the prevention of cruelty to children and young persons. VISITATION OF INFANTS AND PREMISES. It is the duty of the persons appointed as infant protection visitors or otherwise authorised by the guardians, to visit from time to time any infants rer<?I"fed to in any notice given to the Guardians, and the premises' in which they are kept, in order to satisfy themselves as to the proper nursing and maintenance of the infants or to give any necessary advice or directions as to their nursing and main- tenance and it is an offence to refuse to allow any such visitor or other person to visit or examine the infants or the Premises. A warrant may be granted by a Justice author- ising a visitor or other person to enter premises for the purpose of ascertaining whether any offence has Deen committed, and the occupier or any other person must not obstruct the execution of such a warrant. a warrant. • ^Y £ ere any infants have been placed out to nurse <? the Union by any philanthropic society, the uuardians may, if satisfied that the interests of the infants are properly safeguarded, authorise the society to exercise as respects those infants, the powers of infant protection visitors. Any par- ticular premises which appear to the Guardians to be so conducted that it is unnecessary that they should be visited may be exempted by the Guardians. REMOVAL OF INFANTS IMPROPERLY KEPT. If any infant, in respect of which notice is re- quired to be given as above, is kept,— (a) in any premises which are overcrowded, dangerous or insanitary; or (b) by any person who, by reason of negligence, ignorance, inebriety, immorality, criminal conduct, or other similar cause, is unfit to have care of it; or (c) by any person or in any premises in contra- venfcion of any of the above provisions an order may be made by the Guardians or a Jus- tice directing the removal of the infant to a place of safety until it can be restored to its relatives or beothervrise lawfully disposed of. It isan offence to refuse to comply with such an order upon its being produced and read over, or to obstruct its execution. LIFE INSURANCE OF INFANTS KEPT FOR REWARD. A person by whom an infant in respect of which notice is required to be given under the above provisions is kept, must not directly or in- directly insure or attempt to insure the life of such an mfant, and a Life Assurance Company, or any other company, society, or person, must not know- ingly issue, or procure or attempt to procure to be issued, to or for the benefit of such a person or to any person on his behalf, a policy on the life of such an infant. PUNISHMENT OF OFFENDERS. Offences are punishable on summary conviction lbyiznpriisonment fora term not exceedingfi months or a fine not exceeding £ 25, and the Court may order any infant, in respect of which the offence was committed, to be removed to a place of safety. A person failing to give notice of the reception of an infant is liable also to forfeit any lump sum re- ceived for its nursing and maintenance. EXEMPTIONS. The above provisions do not extend to any ceived for its nursing and maintenance. EXEMPTIONS. The above provisions do not extend to any relative (see below) or legal guardian, or to any person who undertakes the nursing or maintenance of an infant under the Poor Law; or to hospitals, convalescent homes, or institutions established for the protection and care of infants, established for the protection and care of infants, or to hospitals, convalescent homes, or institutions established for the protection and care of infants, and conducted in good faith for religious or charit- able purposes, or boarding schools at which efficient elementary education is provided. Relatives mean—grandparents, brothers, sis- I ters, uucles, and aunts, by consanguinity or affinity; and in the case of illegitimate infanta the persons who would be so related if the infant wero legiti- mate. By Order, FRANK T. JAMES, 131. High Street, Clerk to the Guardians. Merthyr Tydfil,, 13th April, 1909. THE ART UNION OF LONDON. 112, Strand, W.C. EVERY Subscriber of One Guinea becomes entitled to an impression on India Paper of a CHARMING ETCHING or to select from anions; the many fine Eagravingrs and Etchings previously issued by the Society, and also to the chance of A PRIZE IN THE ANNUAL DRAWING. For full particulars apply to the local agent, ISAAC WILKS, 14, Glebeland-street, Merthyr. >11K ■' nwv. 1-^mitain l'«u, fittad with solid gold nib j JL fm<> medium or broad an tlegant and popular pen' from 10/6, poat tref.-S W, S9Utboy & Sw»»4

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