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LLANDILO. J The monthly meeting of the Llandilo Urban District Council was held at the Public Hall, Llandilo, on Tuesday evening, Mr. A. E. Harries, J.P., in the chair. A full account thereof will appear in our next week's issue. Mr. Thomas Williams, of Church Houre, Manordilo, has won the first and special prize and president's medal at the Ancona Club Show at Birmingham last week. He also won first, second and third prizes at the Welsh Ancona Club Show held at Port Tafbot the week previous. At Ebenezer Baptist Guild, on Tuesday evenig, a lecture was given by the Rev. Hugh Evans, Felingwm. The subject was Ad- fywiad Crefyddol a'r angen am dano." Mr. Evan Davies, Pistillgwyn Farm, Llandilo, presided. The Rev. G. Edmund Williams, Mr. Charles Jenkins, and Mr. R. A. Evans also spoke. The lecture was well attended and highly appreciated. The Llandilo and District Cattle Mart was held at the Ffairfach Auction Ground on Monday last. There were 95 fat cattle and 443 fat sheep, which were disposed cf at con- trolled prices; and 12 calves, which sold at from 26s. to 62s. 6d. each. The auctioneer was Mr. T. L.. Harries, and the graders were Mr. James Hobbs, the Home Farm, Golden Grove, and Mr. Jonathan Jones, Quay Street, Ammanford. Heartiest congratulations to Miss Evelyn Morris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. Jones Morris, of Eirianfa, Clarence Road, on her recent success in passing the Intermediate Examination of the Trinity College of Music. We predict a bright musical future for this brilliant little player. She was formerly a pupil of Mrs. Edwin Hopkins, of Llandilo. -1 -P k ins, of L l an d l o. but latterly coached by her uncle, Mr. J. Harries-Thomas, A.R.C.M., Ammanford. The funeral took place on Wednesday of last week of Mr. William Simon, retired workhouse master, Llandilo (an account of whose death appeared in our issue of last week). The body was brought up by train from Swansea, and arrived at Llandilo Station about 3.5 p.m., where it was met by a large number of the inhabitants of the town and district, and conveyed by hearse to the Llan- dilo Parish Churchyard. where the interment took place. Accompanying the body from Swansea were the deceased's two sons, viz., Rev. John Simon, vicar of St. David's, Brecon, and Mr. Wi lliam Simon, of Ashton- under-Lyne. There were also present several relatives of the deceased. The funeral cor- tege was met at the churchyard gates by the Ven. Archdeacon Robert Williams, M.A. (vicar) and the Rev. W. Arthur Jones (curate), who conducted the service. The death took place at No. 2, Brisken Villas, on Friday last, after an illness of short duration from pneumonia following influenza, of Mr. J. H. James, an employee of the Llandilo Saw Mills, Ltd., at the age of 36 years. The deceased was a single man, and lodged at the above address. He had been in indifferent health during the last twelve months or more. He was a native of Fish- guard. I he funetal took place 6ff I last, the place of burial being the Llandilo Parish Churchyard. The only relative in attendance was the deceased's brother, Mr. George James, of Fishguard, who was accom- panied by Mr. Frank Walker, with whom the deceased lodged. The Rev. W. Alfred Jones (curate) officiated. The employees of the Llandilo Saw Mills were all in attend- ance, business at that establishment being closed for the afternoon, and the firm generously undertook all the arrangements of the burial and bore all the expense.

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