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CARMARTHEN BOARD OF CONSERVATORS.

IWELSH UNIVERSITY OFFICES.…

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I WELSH UNIVERSITY OFFICES. I [COMMUNICATED.] I The competition between the Welsh towns for the possession of these orBces is becoming keener as the time approaches for the University Court to make their decision. Each claimant of the honour seeks all the patronage it can secure from the various boards and other public bodies in the country, and by presenting its case and claims to the public, by means of the Press. Last week the claims both of Carnarvon and of Swansea were presented thus to the public, the former in the Baner, and other Welsh papers, and the latter in some of the English papers of South Wales. But though the case for Carnarvon is published in the I Welsh papers, the Saner announces that it is a free translation and that the case for the Welsh (?) town of Carnarvon is presented to the University Court only in the English language, whilst Cardiff, which is deemed an Anglicised town, pays homage to Welsh nationality and the Welsh language, by presenting its claims both in English and Welsh. We understand moreover that Cardiff is the only town which has hitherto presented its claims in the Welsh language. The Welsh press evidently takes deep interest in the location of these offices, for articles and letters frequently appear in the Welsh papers advocating the claims of one or other of the towns seeking them. The Welsh press of South Wales is generally in favour of Cardiff. The papers of North Wales on the contrary, with the exception of the Baner, advocate Carnarvon. In the Gwalia for yesterday a leading article of nearly a column in length, appears in support of the claims of Carnarvon, but immediately following this leader is another article evidently by another writer eulogizing Cardiff and its claims. It says of all the towns competing for the honour of providing a home for the University offices we must admit that Cardiff is the only one which has been so patriotic as to present its claims in Welsh. The arguments advanced in support of this town have been published in book form, con- taining a deal of instructive and interesting information about the population, language, education, and commerce in the counties and chief towns of Wales. That which strikes us with astonishment by reading this book, is to see the important part which Cardiff plays in the national lifeof the Principality, and one cannothelp realizing that it will be an inexpressive advantage to Welsh nationality to gain the influence, I and and enterprising spirit of this large town in its favour. Though this valuable book was first intended only for members of the University Court, the authorities of Cardiff have wiseiy resolved to send a copy gratis to any one who applies for it. Applications should be sent immediately to Mr. J. L. Wheatley, Town Clerk, Cardiff, and it will be sent by return, and we are much mistaken if whoever reads it dees not feel that he has been enlightened greatly as to the future prospects of "Cymru, Cymro, a Chymraeg." As the Cardiff Corporation make this generous offer of sending a copy gratis, to all applyi ng for one, Welsh speaking patriots generally through- out the country, and the Cymmredorion especially at LlaneLy, and other places, should show their appreciation of the olxer by availing themselves of so favourable an opportunity of easily acquiring such astoreof interesting information respectingthe principality. It costs only a half-penny post card to make the application, and if written in Welsh, will still further tend to prove our appreciation of the national and patriotic spirit which has prompted the action of Cardiff in this matter.

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