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ST DAVIDS- The following ladies have kindly consented to collect for the Bible Society for the parish of St. David's for the year ending March 31, 1907 :-Cylch Dei (North), Miss Miriam Wil- liams (Gwalia) andtMiss Eleanor Phillips (New- street); Cylch y dye (South), Miss Ada Owens (New Shop) and Miss Nellie Thomas (London House); Cylch Gwerlod, Miss Maggie Rees (Roscribed) and Miss Davies (Clynbora); Cylch Mawr, Miss Williams (Tretio) and Miss Lewis (Caxnhediin); Cylch Bychan, Miss Rees (Carn- wchwrn) and Miss M. Evans (TreletrwT). Please give them a hearty welcome and a good collec- tion. We regret to record the death of one of our most respected citizens, Miss P. Thomas, of Caoss-square, and a sister of Mr. Albert David. Miss Thomas has had a long illness, which terminated fatally on Thursday night, February 7. The deceased lady is mourned by a large circle of friends both at St. David's and Laugharne, her native place. Her quiet and kind disposition had endeared her to all who had the privilege of knowing her. She was a faithful member at the Tabernacle Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, and was a liberal supporter of the cause. On Monday morning, February 11, before starting for Laugharne, where the burial took place, a large number of friends gathered, and a short service was held in the house by the Rev. Richard Williams, the minister of the Tabernacle. The interment took place at Laugharne on Tuesday, when ;he Rev. R. Williams, assisted by the Rev. J. Thomas, vicar of Laugharne, officiated. Great sympathy is felt with Mr. David in his bereave- ment. A meeting of local managers of couricil schools were held at St. David's, when there were present:—Messrs. S. J. Watts Williams (chairman), Isaac Evans, T. Thomas, H. Roberts, and John Owen. A letter from the local education authority was read, giving the salaries of the caretakers at the various schools, the new salaries to come into force on April 1. It was resolved to approve of the salaries suggested in the letter.—It was re- solved that the application for an advance in salary by Miss M. A. John be recommended to the local education authority.—The clerk was instructed to write to the headmaster of the Carhedryn school respecting one of his assist- ants attendance at school.—It was resolved that the clerk write to the local education authority for a reply to their letter respecting an assistant at the Solva school.—The usual salaries and a list of bills was passed.—The attendance officer read thip. following ri-nnrf St. David's mixed, 94.5 average attendance, 84.4 per cent.; St. David's Infants, 32.5 average attendance, 75., per cent.; Carnhedryn mixed, 55.9 average attendance, 83.4 per cent.; Solva mixed, 113.3 average attendance, 88.3 per cent.; average for district, 82.7 per cent. A meeting of the local governors of St. David's County School was held on February 8 to meet the inspectors of schools, Mr. O. Owen, chief inspector for Wales; Mr. Robinson, chief inspector for science; and Miss Cooper, Oxford. The following governors were present:—The Very Rev. Dean Smith (chairman), Captain Roach (vice-chairman), Messrs. J. Howaird Griffiths, S. J. Watts Williams, the Rev. D. J. Jones, Mrs. Hicks Davies, Mrs. A. V. Williams, Mr. Thomas (headmaster), and Mr. W. D. Wil- liams (clerk). The chief inspectors said they had made their triennial inspection of the school that day, and they were glad to be able to congratulate the local governors on the excellent work done in the school, the good tone throughout, and the organisation was extremely good. The staff also was very good. The proposed new buildings were discussed, and it was stated that they are about to be started.—The Chairman, on behalf of the local governors, thanked the inspectors for their favourable repart.-An unanimous vote of sympathy and condolence with Mr._ A. David, one of the local governors, in his bereavement, was passed.

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