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CERYG-Y DRUIDION.

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'THE LllND QUESTION IN CARNARVONSHIRE.

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THE LllND QUESTION IN CARNARVONSHIRE. THE INS ECURITY OF TENURE. In an article on Our Colleges and Agricul- ture,' in the c urrent number of the Welsh quarterly Y Traethodydd,' the Rev. John Owen, M.A., C riccieth, refers to the raisinglef farm rents in Carnarvonshire. Dealing with the comparative sly weak influence exercised by the agricultural t departments of the colleges on the farmers in general, the rev. gentleman says —' The final rei Lson for the lack of influence on the part of the colleges is the absence of secu- rity of tenure, which prevents the farmers from carrying out permanent improvement upon their land such as draining, and the pro- vision of prope r implements and buildings. The rents are alrea( ly high, and open to be raised at any time, and t hat not according to the opinion of competent m en, but at the wish of one man appointed by tl. ie landlord to bring more money to the one who employs him. That which is on the point of bei ng done, if not already done, and which is be ing done in Carnarvonshire, in the matter of t he valuation of land, is enough to paralyse the efforts of farmers. Were thF farmers not a long-suffering and timid clar and were it no t that their homes depend the caprice of the owners, meetings wouF^ ^ave been held by t hem ere this to discuss ma^erc, with a view to defending themsel<eg > Th; writer also re, rers to a meeting )O,A Anglesea where a landlc >rd, who had been r^slcedf to pre- side, remarket i that he hoped tvje new Sy^em of instruction would be the m ,4ans of improving the circumstai aces of the lar.diord and to swen the rents of tl ie landlord. The result was that the farmers, believing that the aim of the movement wp is to brittg about an advance in rents, kept al &of, th.as rendering nugatory the. efforts made to improve the methods of agricul- ture in that ( xjUTaty.

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ST. ASAPH.

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CERYG-Y DRUIDION.