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J-I Theft from a Lodging House.…


Poor Law Administration !…

IEducation Committee. -0-

Local Moneylender. I


Local Moneylender. I APPLIES TO THE GUARDIANS FOB I I ASSISTANCE At a meeting of the Board of Guardians held on Thursday last an application for re- lief was made by Mr. Robert G,:y: fonner]:, I a moneylender residing at M'ina 'street. The Om&er Raid that the applicant was pre- ¡ pared to see the Board. He maintained, that I he had nothing at all to live upon and was an undischarged bankrupt. He was 68 years of age, and had six sons, who were prepared to assist him. He (thei Officer) had com- municated with them, two of whom replied that they • would pay 2s. per week towards I I their father's maintenance. He had one son a rollerman, with four children, and another a tinman, with three children. There were also two sons married, with one child, each, and one son was in the employ of Messrs. Brown, Thomas and John, who had for some time been in the Hospital, but was now dis- charged. There was also a. son residing at Pontardulais or Gorsednon, working as a labourer. His daughter, who was at home, was a dressmaker. The Chairman said the sons ought to as- sist their father, so that 'he should not come, to the house. On the proposition of Mr. W. B Jones, it was decided to defer the application for a fort nSight. ■ Meanwhile, the Officer was to ascertain further particulars from the eons.


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