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ROYAL COMMISSION AT SWANSEA.

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ROYAL COMMISSION AT SWANSEA. The Royal Commissioners on Welsh University Education arrived at Swansea on Friday morning. Lord Haldane, the chairman, is seen in the centre of the picture. Others are Sir Alfred Mond, Bart., the Borough Member, Mr. T, J. Williams, M.P.. Mr. John Williams, M.P., Messrs. Ivor Gwynne, chairman of the Swansea Education Committee, Charles Eden, Roger Beck, Edward Mills, J. R. Davies, Dr. Varley ,y r, I I I (Principal of the Technical College), Mr. W. James (sec.), Ald. John Jordan, Mr. C. A. Broadhead (surveyor), and other gentlemen, mem- bers of local education bodies and leaders of local industrial life. The photo m;as taken outside the Technical College, which Swansea hopes will, as the result of the Commission's work, become of University rank. (Photo by Chapman. ) (Photo by Chapman.) POMTARDAWE DUST. Alleged Nuisavuoe at Local Works. A Long Wafk for Stamps at Rhos. At Pontardawe Council on Thursday, Mr. J. G. Harries, J.P., presiding, the Clerk (Mr. Wyndham Lawis) reported that in company with the) Iedical Officer of Health, Surveyor and S3 nitary Inspector, he visited the Mond Nickel Works, Cly- dach, on June 9th, to Jnake inquiry re- garding the alleged nuisance arising from dust, etc. There seemed to be every de- sire on the part of tho company to do everything possible to remove the causes of complaint. They wen satisfied that the dust -iT-o-P from the stacks of new boilers, and experiments were in progress to remedy the matter. The complaint as tc noise and vibration appeared to have p risen from the excesrsivia escape of steam. They proposed visiting the place again and making a further nvert. This was agreed to. RHOS POSTAL FACILITIES. Mr. D. J. Williams asked for the sup. port of the Council to pe-esent the closing down cf the Post Office at Rhos. He ex- plained that if the of! ice was closed people would have to wjilk as much &8 five miles for stamps and ordem. It was decided that th e clerk should communicate with the pivoper authorities" OIl the matter. WASTE OF PUBLIC WATER. Mr. Dd. Jenkins (ClydadiV asked if iAlf1 Council proposed issuing posters warding- people against the wastago of water. The engineer explained 'that the, work was in hand. MEMBER'S RESIGNATION. A letter wag, read from Yrr. Gwen Davies resigning his wat as me rnber for Gelli- onen Ward on account of pressure of work. Mr. Davies, who is the manager of Messrs. Gilbcrtsonr, St petwarks, men- tioned in his letter that. he Felt during the present great war that ht>. co-uld better serve his country by fol lowing his daily toil than by attending Co unrcil meetings. The Council unanimously decided that the Clerk should write "to Mr. Davies, asking him to reconsider his decision.

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