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LEAGUE MEETING.I

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OUR WEEKLY CALENDAR. [

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LEDBURY PARISH CHURCH.

THE PICTURE PALACE.I

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ILEDBURY URBAN COUNCIL I ELECTION.

LEDBURY COUNCIL SCHOOLS. 1

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LEDBURY COUNCIL SCHOOLS. 1 Meeting of Managers. I The monthly meeting of the Ledbury Council Schools managers was held at the Barrett-Brown- ing Institute on Wednesday afternoon, when there were present :-Mef4srg Spencer H Bickham (chairman) presiding, the Rector (the Rev F W Carnegy), the Rev Father Lynch, Messrs J Parry, E H Hopkins, and R Lawrence, together with the Correspondent (Mr H Vernon Smith), and the School Attendance Officer (Mr S W Mills). SCHOOL ATTENDANCE. I The Chairman reported the school attendance for the month, as follows :-Boys, average per- centage, 85 girls 71 infants 65. It was reported that there were, four cases of consumptive children, who would not be likely to attepd school for some time. REISIUNATIONIS. I The Chairman announced that he had received the resignations of Miss Hartland (certificated assistant), Miss Hart and Miss Lloyd (uncertifi- cated assistants), at the Girls' School and Miss Lee (certificated assistant), and Miss Hardwicke (uncertificated assistant), to take effect at the end of the month. They were all in identically similar terms, to the effect that they did not wish to continue working iu the absence of their former headmistress. Mr Parry It is practieaMy a small strike over again. Mr Lawrence asked if the reason stated was the real reason. Was there not something else behind it that they might not hear of unless they interviewed the teachers. The Chairman If any discussion is to take place on anything of this sort it should be taken in Committee, but if there is any objection I must take a vote on it. Mr Lawrence saw no reason why it should be taken in Committee. It was decided by a- majority to take the question in Committee, Mr Lawrence being the only one not in favour. The Rector Did you have any reply from Hereford when you notified the resignations. The Correspondent No. I TESTIMONIALS FOR FORMER TEACHERS I The Correspondent announced the receipt of an application from Miss Henley and Miss Adams, the for mer headmistresses of the girls' and infants' school respectively, who have been displaced as a result of the strike, for testimonials. Father Lynch proposed Miss Henley and Miss Adams be given the highest testimonials. Mr Lawrence seconded. The Chairman There can be no doubt about that. I have no doubt other members will give private testimonials. APPOINTMENT. An application was read from Miss Mabel D Paul, daughter of Mr G W Paul, headmaster of the boys' school, for the post of certificated assistant it the girls' school. Miss Paul is at present engaged at a school at Gloucester, and she was appointed at a commencing salary of £ 75 per annum, rising by annual i stanfsalary of 275 e-t- of ;Cti to jello per annum. __h- __h- CORPORAL FUNISRMENT. I ?l The Uhairman said he nai received several letters from persons complaining of corporal punishment at the girls' school, and he would suggest that it be taken in Committee. This was agreed.

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FUNERAL OF MR. WM. PALMER,…

HUNTING.I

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COLWALL -NEWS.

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Family Notices

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