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The Disloyalists.

Liberal Clubs.

The Working Man Tory.

Tory Working Men.






THE WELSH NATIONAL I MEMORIAL. Interesting Speech by the County Member. At a public meeting held in Aberystwyth on Monday to promote the Welsh National Memorial to the late King Edward, Principal Roberts moved a resolution approving of the proposal, and pledging the meeting to give it its strongest support. He said that Wales had contributed £ 60,000 toward national higher edu- cation when nothing was received from Imperial sources, and he had no doubt that the people of Aberystwyth and of the Principality would not fall short in doing what they could in connection with this matter. A beginning had already been made in West Wales at the Alltymynydd Sanato- rium, but the very good work done there only served to throw into relief the necessity of dealing with this matter on national lines. Alderman E. P. Wynne seconded the resolution, which was unanimously carried. Lord Kenyon said it was quite as possible to stamp out tuberculosis as it had been to stamp out small-pox. Professor Koch had discovered the bacillus of tuberculosis, and had shown them how to fight it. The scheme of a memorial to King Edward was not one of merely erecting hospitals and sanatoria, but was one to wipe out entirely the scourge of consumption from their midst. Mr David Davies, in the course of his speech, thought that a memorial to King Edward should fulfil three conditions. It should be cognisant and in sympathy with the King's life and char- acter it should be useful and practical and bene- ficial to the people of Wales; and it should be something which every citizen in Wales could heartily support. A campaign against tuber- colosis, he thought, fulfilled all those conditions, and therefore he appealed to all the people of Wales to support it (cheers). To successfully attack a terrible scourge like consumption required the employment of all possible forces. The pro- moters of the memorial intended to work mainly on the preventative side. Alderman Wynne had given the cost of alleviation of suffering and misery. The promoters of the memorial intended going to the root of the matter, and the only way of doing that was to wage a war of extermination against the microbe and bacillus of consumption. Their attack would proceed along three main lines-the first educational, the second dispen. saries, and the third sanatoria; by lectures and literature how to prevent consumption, by exhibition of the causes of consumption, by the employment of trained nurses to deal with consumption in its initial stages, and by the institution of dispensaries to supervise and watch every case and to act as an intermedi- ary between the home and the sanatorium. The extent and details of the memorial would depend upon the total amount subscribed. It was not intended to waste money on bricks and mortar. The money would be spent in accordance with the best medical advice and the experience of other countries where the disease had been successfully combated. It is true that a large sum of money was asked for, but it was thought it was advisable to adequately endow the memorial from the start instead of erecting the memorial and then con- tinuously begging for contributions to its main- tenance (hear, hear). In school they were taught that man was composed of soul, mind, and body. Wales had covered her hillsides with places of of worship, and was now provided with a splendid and complete system of education, but so far had been negligent of the public health. Until they they had done what they could to secure a healthy body they would not have completed their national work (applause).

Concert at Newtown.

Mr. D. Davies' Foxhounds.






Votes for Women.







Old Age Pensions in Montgomeryshire.

Family Notices




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To Help the Helpless.