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I NEWTOWjN.

NEW WELLS.

BERRIEW.

LLANFAIR-CAEREINION.

Hands Across the Sea.

i WELSHPOOL.

LLANIDLOES.

MONTGOMERY.

CRIPPEN TO BE HANGED.

Unclean School Children.

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Unclean School Children. Sir,—How long are the children of cleanly and respectable parents to be exposed to the risk of becoming infested by vermia from the heads and bodlS ot the poor mites sent to school by lazy and dissolute mothers ? I have just heard of a case where a carefully nurtured little girl has been reported by the school doctor as having lice in her head of hair. The mother who takes a real pride in turning out the child neatly dressed has now to have the pretty haircut short, and the head washed with proper soap, and afterwards moistened with disinfectant. Further, she has to repeat this treatment every fourth day till the trouble has disappeared. More serious still is the fate of the neglected children who have been the cause of this poor woman's trouble. They are cleaned up, it is true, by the school nurse, but they will be in the same shocking state a week hence. I notice that in some towns negligent parents are being prosecuted through the medium of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, and it is to be hoped that a few sharp magisterial penalties will put an end to a state of things which is a disgrace to our boasted civilization. I trust, sir, you will allow this letter to appear, and so assist in drawing attention to a matter of real importance to parents.—I am, sir, yours faithfully, DISGUSTED.

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A Sad Affair. --

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LETTERS TO THE EBITOB.

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THE "EXPRESS" AND THE NATIONAL…

" Welsh National."

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