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LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD. I APPOINTMENTS FOR BYNEA I SCHOOL. A special meeting of the Llanelly School Board was held at the School Board Offices on Tuesday last. Mr. H. J. Howell presided, there being also present:—Mrs. Erans, Messrs. J. A. Williams, W. David, G. Blake, J. Thomas, (Ber- wick), H. Wilkins, and J. Hopkins, together with the I clerk pro tern. (Mr. Ifor W, Watkins). THE VACANCY AT BYNEA AND COPPERWORKS I SCHOOLS. The following applications were received for the vacancies at the Bynea and Copperworks schools: J. W. Griffiths, Solva; J. A. Jones, Treharris; T. Jenkins, Llanelly. The following applied for a transfer to the Bynea School: T. B. Phillips and A. E. Jackson, both of Llanelly. Mr. H. Wilkins proposed that T. B. Phillips be appointed assistant master at Bynea School. The Chairman seconded, and it was carried. Mr. J. A. Williams proposed that J. W. Griffiths be appointed assistant at the Copperworks School. The Chairman seconded and it was carried. APPLICATION FOR A POST AI1 THE BYNEA SCHOOL. An application was received from Miss M. Owen, assistant mistress at Llwynhendy School, asking the Board to transfer her to the Bynea School. She was at present sewing mistress at the Llwynhendy School and she applied for the same post at Bynea. Mr. J. A. Williams proposed that she be appointed ex-p.t. and sewing mistress at the Bynea School. Mr. J. Hopkins seconded and it was carried. ANOTHER APPLICATION FOR A PLACE AT THE I BYXEA SCHOOL. A letter was read Mr. T. Nicholas, of the New Dock School, asking the Board to give him a place at the Bynea School as an Ex-p.t. The letter further stated that he had recently passed the Queen's scholarship examination, and that he lived near the school and was well acquainted with the place. Mr. J. A. Williams thought it would be better to leave the matter in the hands of the clerk, the chairman, and Mr. Bowen. Mr. J. Thomas proposed that he fee appointed ex-p.t. at the Bynea School. The applicant would only be there until September and then he would go to college. Mr. J. Hopkins was of opinion that Mr. Nicholas should attend to his studies and prepare for his college career. Mr. Blake seconded the proposition which was j put to the meeting and carried. AN APPLICATION TO ATTEND THE CENTRAL CLASS. Miss Roberts, daughter of the vicar of Felinfoel, applied to the Board to attend the central classes. She was now a teacher at the National School, Felinfoel, under article 68. It will be remembered that this matter came before a committee of the Board recently, when the application was refused. Mr. J. A. Williams said that the recommendation usually adopted in these cases was that they should be dealt with on their merits. The young lady's father had been, and was at present a ratepayer in the parish. Originally her parents intended her to go in for a private school, but they had changed their minds and she had also. It had now been decided that she should make a stand for the elementary work of a board school. She had made this application for the purpose of receiving the necessary qualifications to go in for her Queen's scholarship. She could not go to Swansea as her father was not a ratepayer in that parish and the only place where she could get the necessary qualifications would be at the central classes. He thought this was an exceptional case and in a few months she would have qualified herself. The Chairman remarked that when teachers of this kind were received into the Class, there was a fee to be paid. Mr. J. A. Williams Take her on the usual payment. Mr. Blake: Didn't we fix the payment at Mr. Williams: According to the circumstances. Mr. J. Hopkins I am still of the same opinion that the Central Class is intended solely for our own pupil teachers. You are now trying to open the door for outsiders. I don't think the class was opened for such parties. Mr. Wilkins inquired if previous applicants had been refused. The Clerk said there had been some. Mr. H. Wilkins said that now the only thing they could do was to try the case on its merits. This was an exceptional case and it had come up on the recommendation of the late inspector (Rev. Shadrach Price). Mr. Duckworth saw no reason why she should not be admitted, but then, consent of the Board must be given. Mr. Blake proposed that the application be acceeded to on the payment of S3. Mr. Wilkins was of opinion that they should exceed the usual payment. Mr. Williams drew attention to the fact that her parents were ratepayers in the parish. Mr. J. Hopkins thought they were exceeding their duty. The central class had cost the ratepayers a large amount of money and it was intended for P.T.'s. under their Board. The other teachers could go to the Intermediate School or to the Higher Grade School on payment of a fee. He proposed that they should not accede to the application. Mr. W. David said that he was sorry to go against the feeling of some of the members. Something else besides merit must be considered in a case of this sort. The P.T.'s centre was a school for their own pupil teachers and the admittance of others from outside with our own staff, those who had not brought any grant to this Board nor rendered any services to the Board, lie considered unfair. Taking everything into consideration, he was com- pelled to vote for the amendment, which he would second. The Chairman said that their P.T.'s were educated free of charge. But he thought that when the school was opened, it was suggested that a certain charge should be made to outsiders. Mr. Blake Every individual case is to be dealt with on its merits. Mr. Hopkins said that the former applications they had received were from P.T.'s, but this appli- cation was not from a P. T. The amendment was put to the meeting and lost.

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