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I LLANDILO. Among the first prize winners at Aberavon Poultry Show last week were the following local fanciers, viz.:—Mr. Tom Williams, Manordilo; Mr. David Davies, Ffairfach; Mr. Willie Davies, 32, New Road; and Mr. William Bowen, Brookland Terrace. The death took place on Sunday last, at the residence of his grandson, Mr. J. E. Arnold James, solicitor, Treherbert, of Mr. William Harries, of Brynhyfryd, Cefntiresgob, Llandilo, in his 76th year. Mr. Harries was a well-known cattle dealer and farmer, and was formerly a member of the Llandilo Board of Guardians, Rural District and Parish Councils. The death took place at the Phoenix Vaults, Llandilo, on Saturday evening, the 23rd inst., of Mr. Christopher Thomas, the landlord, after an illness of about a month's duration, at the age of 48 years. Deceased, in his younger days, was a prominent mem- ber of the Llandilo Football Club. He leaves a widow and two children. The funeral took place to-day, an account of which will appear in our issue of next week. The death took place on Thursday of last week of Miss Mary Rees, daughter of Mr. Oakley Rees, of Cynlais Villa, Thomas Street, a victim to influenza, at the age of 33 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Wesleyan Chapel, Llandilo. The funeral, a large and representative one, took place on Monday last, the place of burial being the Llandilo Parish Churchyard. The Rev. D. Corris Davies, pastor of St. Paul's, conducted a short service at the house, assisted by the Rev. Wm. Davies, Rev. D. Williams, and the Rev. G. Edmund Williams. At the church and graveside, the Ven. Archdeacon Robert Williams (vicar) officiated. The chief mourners were Mr. and Mrs. Oakley Rees (father and stepmother) Messrs. Stephen Rees and David John Rees (uncles) and several other near relatives. There were several beautiful floral tributes. The death took place on Saturday last, at the Swansea Hospital, whither he had gone to undergo an operation, of Mr. -Wilia'am Simon, retired workhouse master, aged 75 years. Mr. Simon had in his younger days met with an accident to his right leg, which rendered him lame for the remainder of his life. This leg caused him much pain during the last year or so, and some few months ago it became necessary to remove him to hos- pital, and the limb was amputated. He got through the operation satisfactorily, and re- turned home apparently cured. Further com- plications set in, and it was necessary that he again attend at the hospital for another operation, where he went a few weeks ago, but his condition did not improve, and he died as above stated. He leaves two chil- dren, viz., Rev. John Simon, of Brecon, and Mr. William Simon. The funeral took place on Wednesday, an account of which will appear in our next issue. The death took place on Wednesday morning, the 20th inst., of Mr. David Jones, of Woodbine Cottage, near Nantrhibo, Llan- dilo, at the age of 67 years, from pneumonia following influenza. The funetal, which was a large and representative one, took place on Saturday last, the place of burial being Taliaris Churchyard. A short service was conducted at the house by the Rev. Stephen Thomas, Siloh, Penybank, and Rev. G. Edmund Williams (B.), and at the church and graveside by the Rev. W. Alban Lloyd, vicar of Taliaris, while Mrs. Lloyd presided at the organ. The mourners were Mr. and Mrs. D. Jones, Angel Hotel, Llandilo (son and daughter-in-law) Miss Mary Jones, Black Ox Inn, Llandilo (daughter) Mr. and Mrs. T. Nelson, Woodbine Cottage (son-in- law and daughter) Mr. and Mrs. Davies, Penrallt, Manordilo. There were also a, large number of other relatives. The de- ceased had been an employee on the Dynevor Estate for many years. The undertaker was Mr. James Rees, Llandyfeisant Cottage. There were several beautiful floral tributes. The funeral took place, on Thursday of last week, at the Tabernacle Independent Chapel burial-ground, Ffairfach, of Mr. Thomas William Morgan, who died at Bury St. Edmunds some three or four days pre- viously. Deceased was formerly an assistant surveyor to Mr. Gomer Henry, county road surveyor for the Eastern Division of Carmar- thenshire. He was appointed soon after the outbreak of war as surveyor at Bury St. Edmunds, but owing to the air raids, on the East Coast he did not take his family over with him, and they continued to reside at Ivorites Terrace, Ffairfach. He was a mem- ber and deacon of the Tabernacle Chapel. There was a large and representative gather- ing present to pay the last tribute of respect to the departed, and at which the following ministers took part:—Rev. Wm. Davies, pastor; Rev. Salmon, Pontlottyn; Rev. G Edmund Williams (B.), and the Rev. D Hewid Williams (Ind.). Mr. Joseph Williams, Ivorites Terrace, Ffairfach, con- ducted the singing, and Miss Mary Williams, organist of the chapel, presided at the organ. Much sympathy is felt for the deceased's widow and six children in their bereavement. The death took place at Pendre, George Street, on Tuesday night of last week, of Mrs. Mary Evans, the wife of Mr. Henry Evans, retired roadman, formerly of Ty- newydd, near Ffrwd-drain, Carmarthen Road, at the age of 90 years, after a very short ill- ness. The funeral took place on Friday, the 22nd inst., the place of burial being Peny- bank Cemetery. The Rev. Stephen Thomas, pastor of Siloh Independent Chapel, Peny- bank, conducted a short service at the house, and also at the chapel and graveside, assisted by the Rev. W. H. Harries, Penyrheol. 1 here was a large and representative gather- ing in attendance to pay the last tribute of respect to the departed. The chief mourners were:—Mr. Henry Evans (husband), who is aged 87 years Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Thomas, White Lion Hotel, Llandilo (son-in-law and daughter) Mr. and Mrs. Bevan, Glynwyn Street, Mountain Ash (jon-in-law and daugh- ter) Mr. and Mrs. William Rees, Coedglas, Abergavenny (son-in-law and daughter) Mr. and Mrs. Henry Davies, St. Michael's Avenue, Pontardulais (son-in-law and daugh- ter) Mrs. Evans, Penrhiwceiber; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Evans, Penparc, Llandilo (son and daughter-in-law) Mr. and Mrs. Tom Richards, Llandebie; Mr. Isaac Harries, Towy Press; Mr. Robert Harries, Thomas Terrace; etc. The floral tributes were numerous and most beautiful. The deceased and her husband had lived together for 62 years. They were married at Capel Isaac on May 5h, 1857. They had six children (four daughters and two sons), fiye of whom are now living. There are 37 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. The death took place at the Post Office, Penybank, Llandilo, on Tuesday, the 19th inst., of Mrs. Anne Davies, wife of Mr. John Davies, smith, Penybank, at the age of 66 years, after a short illness. The funeral, which was a large and representative one, took place on Saturday last, the place of burial being Llanfynydd Parish Churchyard. The Rev. Stephen Thomas, pastor of Siloh Penybank, assisted by the Rev. Wm. H. Harries, Penyrheol, and the Rev. Thomas Thomas, officiated at the house, while the funeral ceremony both in the church and at the graveside was conducted by the Rev. David Jones, B.A., vicar of Llanfynydd. The bearers were Messrs. Tom Jones, Cae' r- groes; J. Thomas, Cefnrhiwlas; Lewis Davies, Tonypandy and David Jones, Peny- bank. The chief mourners were Mr. John Davies (husband); Miss Rachel Davies (daughter) Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Davies (son and daughter-in-law) Signalman David Davies, R.N.V.R., and Mrs. Davies (son and daughter-in-law) Priv. Lewis Davies, Machine Gun Corps (son) Mr. and Mrs. John Jones (brother and sister-in-law) Mr. and Mrs. David Davies (brother-in-law and sister) Mr. Lewis Davies (brother-in-taw) Mr. and Mrs. David Davies (brother and sister-in- law; Mrs. and Miss Davies (sister an.1 niece) Mrs. Davies (mother-in-law) Mr. David Davies (uncle); Mr. Rees Griffiths, Garage, Mrs. Osborne Lewis; and Mr. and Mrs. Willie Griffiths. Floral tributes' were sent by the following:—Husband and daughter; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Davies and Miss Lizzie Davies; Signalman Dd. Davies, R. N. V R.N.V.R., and Mrs. May Davies; Lily and Lewis: Mr. and Mrs. John Jones; Mr. and Mrs. David Davies; Mr. and Miss Thomas, Greyhound Hotel, Penybank; Llandilo Post Office Staff; Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Richards, Brooklands; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Lewis, Brynhyfryd, Llandilo; etc.

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