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BRYNAMMAN. I The worshippers at Gibea Church have been offered to hold the Undeb at their edifice next summer, but they do not see the way clear to accept such offer. The Union w.!s held here about 21 years ago. Lower Brynamman has at last succeeded in obtaining a polling booth. Hitherto the Glamorganshire residents of Brynamman had to travel to Gwaun-caeg-urwen to vote, and it was full time this convenience was secured. This seat is contested by the Rev. Herbert Morgan, M.A., Bristol (Labour), and Mr. Hugh Edwards (Liberal) while Mr. Towyn Jones (Liberal) and Dr. J. H. Williams (Labour) seek to represent the constituency of which Upper Brynamman forms a part. The turmoil of the Parliamentary Election campaign has broken the stillness of peace. The boom of arguments and the rattle of verbal controversy in favour and against the respective candidates in the field dominate the ordinary humdrum of life. The battle for the masses' confidence and favours has begun, and it promises to reach a mighty climax ere the day of judgment dawns. Young men and women having been privileged to record their votes, the event must necessarily prove the most animated and interesting in the annals of electioneering affairs. The Brynamman Branch of the National Federation of Disabled and Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers is making headway. Several meetings have been held preparatory to entering upon a campaign which has its motive in seeking justice to those who have done their duty towards their country in the great war. Most enjoyable social evenings have been held between the business confer- ences. *We are given to understand that there are many who are deeply interested in the welfare of the maimed and unfit ex- Service men prepared to join the Society as honorary members, and to contribute towards their fund. We are now in a position to state that the branch has passed a resolution that honorary members be invited to join. The amount to be subscribed by outsiders is to be left to the discretion of same. They will be allowed to attend the meetings and express their opinions, but will not be privileged to vote. The Society is prepared to extend a most cordial welcome to all thus inclined to assist. The presence of all who wish to be- come honorary members will be sought at a meeting called for that purpose in the near future. The members proper have decided to make a contribution of 4d. a week to the treasury. They consider that to have honorary members to join the Society will not only assist their cause financially, but will also strengthen their Union in a social sense also. The Brynamman lady choristers appear to mean real business respecting the formation of a ladies' choir in the place. Evidently, the ladies were quite anxious for such a society to be inaugurated. The fact that nearly a hundred vocalists attended rehearsal on Sunday last goes far to prove their deter- mination to firmly establish a ladies' choir in the village. Madam K. Morgan-Williams has been elected to wield the baton, and the choir s vocal abilities have already been tested. The president of the choir is Mrs. (Dr.) Owen, Danycoed, who delivered a splendid speech at the formal opening meet- ing. Mrs. (Dr.) Jones, Argoed. and Mrs. (Dr.) Corkey are the vice-presidents. The following representative committee has been chosen to supervise the welfare of the organ- isation:—Mrs. W. D. Thomas, Tanybryn; Mrs. Jenkin Jones, Nant Villa; Mrs. John Llewelyn, Min-y-Ceunant; Mrs. J. Lee Davies; Mrs. Alva Richards, Hafodygan: Mrs. Davies, The Vicarage; Mrs. Gomer H arries, Penybont VA'carage; Mrs. Goni?-r Harries, Penybont House; Miss Getta Beynon; Mrs. John Rees, Banwen; Miss Williams, Glyn Road Miss L. Price, Lower Post Office; Mrs. J. D. Howells, Belle Vue Terrace; Mrs. Fred Hargreaves; Mrs. M. Davies, Drapery Stores; Nurse Williams, Lower Brynamman Mrs. M. A. Evans, iron- monger, Park Street. The hon. secretary is Miss Sal Jones, Upper Council Schools; while Miss Sal A. Rees, Lower Council Schools, is hon. treasurer. We can venture to anticipate some excellent choral music in the near future.

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LLANDILO. J

PENYGROES.

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