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Page six of the Western Mail, Friday 11 September 1914. The first two columns describe the arrival in Cardiff the previous day of around 70 homeless refugee men, women and children from Malines and other Belgian towns, during the First World War. Articles describe the satisfaction of there being sufficient offers of accommodation, the "genuine sympathy", "warm-hearted reception of the visitors", "touching scenes", "enthusiasm in the streets", and the welcome dinner and speeches at the Grand Hotel. This is followed by accounts of the refugees, including a description of German brutality, given by a twelve-year old boy with "a Yankee accent". The articles then describe accommodation arrangements, Lord Bute's donation, an appeal for clothing, and news that more refugees were expected that day.

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