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ASHORE NEAR BARRY. I

CLYDACH CARPENTER

[•JDIGNANT SEAMEN

LICENSES OBJECTED -TO.

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SWANSEA LADIES AID.

SIR BRYNMOR JONES I

FUNERAL POSTPONED .

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FUNERAL POSTPONED SAD CASE AT SWANSEA. DIFFICULTIES ABOUT EXPENSES. SORROWING FATHER DISAPPEARS. The funeral of a little eighteen months' old child, named Alice Mary Hunter, who died on Saturday, was to have taken place from her parents' house, No. 10, Charles- street, Greenhill, on Tuesday afternoon, but the burial did not take place, although the un or taker s carriages and a minister ar- rived to carry out the last rites. Every- thing was ready to convey the body to its final resting place, but at the last moment the father of the little one--a sober and steady man-,vho had gone to get the loan of a sum of money to cover the expenses of the burial, did not return, and the funeral was postponed and the mourners dispersed. There was some little concern at the failure of the cortege to leave, and a large number of neighbours assembled in Charles- street. MOTHER'S ACUTE DISTRESS I A "Daily Post reporter called and saw Mrs. Hunter, the mother, on W ednesdav I morning. She was in great distress, and said she did not know what to do. She expressed a fear that something serious had befallen her husband, as he had never left his home before since they were married. He was working at a local works, and the arrangements for the funeral were complete even to the providing of a new suit of clothes for the ceremony. He had been promised the loan of 30s. to cover the expense of the funeral, and left on Tuesday morning to keep an ap- pointment with a person who was to have got out of a tram at the bottom of the! Hafod Bridge. I "I have found out," continued Mrs. I Hunter, that mv husband had been REFUSED THE LCAN- CF THE I MONEY. and a relative of mine last saw him lean- ing on his arms with his head down at the bridge. My husband did not turn up, and the undertaker who provided the ooffin and conveyance went away after calling at my house. I informed the police, and gave a description of my hus- band. I am sure he has brooded over the matter. On Wednesday I wont to see the poor law authorities to find out what could be done to bury my infant, and I was told that the child could riot be buried, as it would have to be taken out of its present coffin and placed in one made by another undertaker at Plas- marl. They (the authorities) gave me a letter to an address in Plasmarl to this effect. This was the position our representa- tive found her in on Wednesday morning, in the house with one child 21- years of age, another younger child being in the care of neighbours. Mrs. Hunter had not a penny to pay her tram fare to Plas- marl, and did not relish the idea of re- moving the cornse from its present re- ceptacle. In the meantime the funeral is postponed indefinitely, and the police are endeavouring to discover the father, who is stated to be a man of fine build, and clad in a new black trousers and a coat patched at the back.

"NO ANSWER."

CREW -OF THREE DROWNED.___I

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-WELSH -CHAMPIONSHIP.

I "SOMETHING WHITE." I

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LATE MR. R. C. JENKINS.I

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