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CARDIFF SEAMEN'S BOARDING. HOUSES. TO THZ EDITOR. oIRj—x regret to tiud that the letter of the Rff. George St. Clair does not contain any new points or arguments that might assist us in solving this vexed question. He is simply sklmmin2 the surface, and insinuates general charges that have been brought over and over again before onr Town Council. Dealing with his remarks ia rotation, I must enlighten him first as to the reputation the society holds of which I have the honour to be the representative. The Cardiff Boarding Masters' Association was formed in the year 1880 (when advance notes were abolished) for the purpose of enabling shipowners aDd brokers to make cash advances to seamen, which was then the or/iy legal method, and to refund the money to the owner in case the seaman deserts or fails to join. We are registered as a limited liability company, and during the last 15 years (as acknowledged by a reoenc testimonial, signed by 150 of our leading merchants anu citizens) we have rendered valur.,ble service in mustering crews and protect- ing shiphroker.3 against losses caused by the dishonesty of the thousands of no-called seamen whom the legitimate trader fiuds imported into Cardiif to his sorrow. Perhaps our friend is not aware cf the fact that the confidence placed in our society is of such a nature that our local shipowners signed a petition to tue Board of Trade asking them to grant us licences for supply- ing crews. I challenge the rev. gentleman to disprove this ii he can. The next point is that in dealing out justice we must also think of our seamen. Kindly allow me to inform our f, > i that under Section 235 of the Meic.>■-• Shipping Act the seaman who feels bitn- self aggrieved has the extraordinary power to fbring any person before a Criminal Court who is accused of overcharging or otherwise imposing upon him, and heavy penalties are meted out if a conviction follows. Strange to say. this boon has not been extended to our ratepayers, who are contiunally fleeced and robbed by a aes of unscrupulous tramps styling themselves sea- men. Remark No. 3, as to the sanitary condi- tion of se<vinen!s lodging-houses, cinnot apply to our members, as we have already voluntarily registered ourselves under the Lodging-house Act. Ait our rooms are measured out, and I believe the inspectors, who visit us frequently. have no com- plaints against the people, whom Clause 6 of the proposed bye-laws would simply bring to ruia. The assumption that the respectable boarding- master ? gi?d to be under good regulations is quite corr" we would do anything in our power to assist the authorities in stamping out those brothel-keepers, ;;hebeener, &c., who trade under the nme of boarding-masters, but bowin t oe name of common sense can this end be obtained by injur- ing a number of legitimate traders, whose conduct is abovti suspicion t Let it be distinctiyunderstood, that we are in favour of passing the bye-laws only Clause 6 is objected to as being unjust and uncalled for. Fearing to trespass any further upon your valuable spaoe, I will only refer to Birry and the official report issued from that place. We should only he too pleased if Mr Meggitt and Mr Leyshon would conaent to appear on the same platform as the Rev. Geo. St. Ciair, as we are in a position to show that if five or six notorious characters have buen expelled from there, 50 more have been imported, and the bye-laws (accredited with such success) do not enable the authorities to deal with them,-I am, &c" WILLIAM G R A FF UN DE R, Cardiff Boarding Masters' Association. 5cc., WILLIAM G R A FF UN DE R, Cardiff Boarding Niasters' Association. Cardiff, Oct 25th.

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