PEMBREY. On Sunday, Professor Pryse, Aberyst- wyth. was the preacher at Bethel (C.M.) Chapel. Pembrey, on the occasion of the anniversary servioea.
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t- YSTRADGYNLA'S. I Tom Thomas, Penrhoe, was summoned (â– tinder the Petrol Spirit Order. Sergt. jEdwayda saw defendant riding at Aber- crave on November 11th. Defendant jthen said: I have only been to Cray. I bad no business there; I only just went ffur drive." Mr. Strick, in imposing a fine of 92, said there was no excuse at all, es it was evidently a joy ride."
YSTALYFERA. Coroner to witness at lstalyfera in- quest on TÂ«e?dtay: Where do you live?â€” Witness: At Rhiwfawr, sir.â€”Coroner (sur- crisec1): A-ncl how do you spell that? A reception was held at Ystalyfera this week to Gunner Tom Williama, Ptes. Ieuan Clee and Wm. A. HeM, A.B.'s Daniel Samuel and Harry Gap?, and George Price, an ex-soHMt,
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I ABERAVON. Mr. John Phillips, J.P., gave an ad- dress to Y.M.C.A. meml>ers at Tjrnawr on Tuesday on his experiences with the I Y.M.C.A. in France. I I LOCAL POLICE. I Albwt Summut, a Maltese second stew- ar'J was charged at Aberavon, on Monday. witii stealing a watch, value zC,3, the pro- perty of the mess room steward, a jaeket, valtio X-1 s.' 6d., a pair of pyjamas, value I Â£1 a pair of handcuffs, right towels, '16 tablets of soap, a pillow-slip, and a, bed I shoot, the property of other members of ihe crew. He was sent to prison for a month. -?,_?'?
I BRITONFERRY. I Lord and Lady Jersey are at present Oil Â¡ a visit to Britonterry, and on Monday afternoon Lady Jersey, aocompanied by Mr. J. B. William*, attended the local Council Schools and presented prizes to successful students.
I BRYNCOCH. I A fcoaption was given to Sapper Hopkin Llewellyn, Driver Archie Rees, Lance- Corpl. John Jenkins, and P. Kitchic Thomae, who received respective gifts of a srilver-mounted 4bony etick, leather wallet, ealad bowl and biscuit barrel and eolid oak inkstand, from the Reception Society, at the hands of the Rmr. A. R. Da.vies (vice-president). Special reference was made to the fopt that Lance-Corpl. John Jftrifcins recently won the Military Medal. In addition to local speakers, addresses wore delivered by Messrs. A. W. Swash (Cardiff) and W. Abraham (secretary of the Miner's' Federation). A musical and literary programme was acooJUII,
I CWMAVON. I The marriage of Pte. lJd. John iteei (CVelsh Regt.) ancfr Miss Katie Phillips, Bethania Cottages, was solemnised in Raglan Church on Sunday by the Rev. A. 1, Davies, Dyffryn, Neath. The bride was given away by her father, and her bridesmaids were the Misses Marjt^Rees and Olwen Phillips. The best map was Pbe. Evau T. Rees, brother of the bride- groom.
I GLYM-MEATM. f At Bethania a welcome-home concert was given to Sapper Walter Jones, Canadians, son of tho late Mr. William Joh,c,s. manager Rhondda Mt. Cullii-ry Mr. T. Williams c:Â«-fded Itecne were rendered by Madame GOirnelius, Miss Ada Lewis, Messrs Ted Evans, J. J-orga-n (Abeirdtolais), Gomer Williams, W. J. Thomas, M. Moelwyn JonE13 Miss Jones. I The accompanist was Mr. D. Parry Wil- liams. Messrs. John Harris, W. T. Row- lands. and James Williams spoke.
I JERSEY MARINE. On Wednesday evening, at the Assembly Room, Jersey Marine, a public meeting was held to enrol volunteers for the 4th Glamorgan Volunteer Regiment. Captain L. R, Stone, of B Co., and others, epoke.
I NEATH. I The Rev. Penar Griffiths has been ap- pointed conductor of the National Eis- teddfod at Neath, to be held in August, 1918. There was a large audience at the Gwyn Hall, Neath, on Thursday, when the concert season opened, Mr. Edgar Lewis (Britonferry) being the organiser, accompanist, and promoter. The foun- elation of the concert was laid by the Neath Orpheus Male Voice Choir, assis- ted by Miss Nellie Brinkworth,. The artistes were Mr. Lionel Falkman, Mr. Glanville Davies, Mr. Tom Bonnell, Madame Be<96ie Morris, Mies L. Wil- liams, and Mr. Edgar Lewis. The pro- ceeds were in aid of the Soldiers' Com- forts Fund and the Neath ,and District War Hospital. Councillor John Morris, Neath, is re- ported to be progressing favourably at a Swansea Nursing Home after having undergone an operation. Following up their receat success at Swansea, the Britonferry Choral Society, under the conductorship of Mr. Evnn Morris, gained another victory at Neath Eisteddfod, obtaining the maximum points with a magnificent rendition of 0 Snatch Me Swift." In his adjudication, Mr. W. J. Evans (Aberdare) said he had never heard finer choral singing, and he had trained â– woe National winners. The successful conductor was presented with a Ailver cup on a.n ebony stand amidst enthuasti I cbi>Â¡>-rq.. The supreme pacrinee has boe?n made by Pte. I$a&c Turner, Wel?h Regiment, whf' parents reside at James-street. Neath. He I was one of five brothers serving the col- oursâ€”three in France ande one in Salo- Djka. Joseph Davies, a private in the Middle- sex Regiment, was at Neath on Monday remanded to await a militai-y escort on a charge of desertion. Accused was arrested at Neath by P.S. Tom Davies, of the County Constabulary, from a description which appeared in the Police Gazette." P.S. Davies was complimented by the Bench upon his smart oaptura. t I LOCAL POLICE. J Tho adjourned series 01 Home Office summonses against the management of the Main Colliery Co., Skewen, occupied the attention fo the Neath county justices on Friday. There were 71 summonses for alleged preach M of the Coal Mines Act, 48 of which were disposed of at the last court. Air. Edward Powell prosecuted, and Mr. Kenshole appeared for the defen- dant company, whilst Mr. H. L. Porcher < Meters* JdoiEraa. PJMCQ and Nicholas), held a watching brief for the Miners' Federation. In the interim, Mr. Powell, acting upon the instruction of the Bench, amended the summonses tovcovcr periods when the pits were not idle. A number of workmen gavo evidence in support of the prosecutions, all alleging that it was in consequence of a shortage of timber that the men made representa- tion of the management for props to be sent down without result, and the men, warned by the firemen not to work in danger, held a pit-head meeting, and re- fused to go down. J. Owen and Walden, H.M. inspectors of mines, spoke to visiting the districts and finding a general shortage of timber. The Bench retired, and the Chairman (Col. J. Edwards Vaughan) announced that the magistrates had decided to con- vict. In the 24 summonses against Mr. Price, and the similar number against Mr. Westmacott under Section 51. a fine of Fl would be imposed in each case; and in the two summonses heard under Section 75 a penalty of Â£ 10 in each case would be imposed, with witness' expenses and advocate's fee. Mr. Kenshole, on behalf of Mr. Vaughan Price, admitted the facts of a subsequent prosecution for failing to notify the appointment of a temporary manager during Mr. Westmacott's ten, days' absence. A fine of .2 and costs was imposed, and the remaining sum- monses were adjourned- The total amount of the fines was Â£ 70. j
PORT TALBOT. Prof. J. A. ?ciKMM and Mr. James Simpeon, who are touring South WaJ, giving the results of Prohibition in the United States and in Canada, were at Port Talbot on Wednesday. The Rev. Wm. Evans (" Wil Ifan"), Cardiff, the winner of the crown at this year's National Eisteddfod, lectured at Grove-pi ace, Port Talbot, on Friday night, en Dafydd ab Gwilym." Mr. Thomas Griths presided. Mr. Wm. Davies. of Oakvvood-streot, Port Talbot, writing in connection with the temporary shortage of food, urges upon all the necessity of moderation in eating and drinking, and suggests as a remedy the utilisation of every inch of land for foodstuffs, an d put into immedi- ate practice eelf-deniaL" At Grove-place Chapel on Thursday, the children's choir (Mr. G. T. Llewellyn, Mus. Hac" conductor) gave a performance of The Good Shepherd." They were assisted by Misses Louise Llewellyn, May i Rees, Florrie.Pugh, Alice Stephens, Kate Llewellyn, Master Roderick Rees, Messrs. Rec3 Edwards, G. T. Llewellyn, Islwyn Morgan, and A rthnr Harris. Miss Elsie Rees was the accompanist, and Mr. Thos. Williams chairman. The proceeds were for the comforts for soldiers fund. I Pte. Howell J. Lewis, Royal Fusiliers. son of Mr. and Mr. John Lewis, CourN land-terraee. Port Talbot, who was for- merly a bank clrk at Swansea, is home from France on leave, having been granted a commission for service on tho field. He was given a reception at GrovA. place Chapel on Tuesday night, and pre- I sented with a fountain pen. Pte. Thomas Taylor, Green Park-street, Aberavon. lias been awarded the Military Medal for brave and strenuous work upder aliell fire in France. He was formerly a dock labourer. Sergi. Henry Davies, Welsh Regiment, whose home is at Scutari, Ta'ibaCh. Tort Talbot, has won the Military Medal. Ho was given a reception at the Carnegie J 11 Library on Tuesday night, when Mr. H. Burgess, J.P presided, and Mr. Edward Lowther, J.P., made the presentation I argt. Davies worked formerly at Mr. D. 'H. David's tmworks.
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SKEWEN. On Wednesday evening, at the Co-opera- tive Society's Central Hall, Skewen, Mra. Penny, of Sheffield, gave a lecture on What Co-operation Mean's to the Workers." Mr. Thos. Williams, D.C., pre- ^icl(*l. There was also a miscellaneous pro- gramme, Mrs. Olwen Harris being; the accompanist. The report of the Skewen and Neath Abbey District Nursing Association for November is as follows:â€”General cases on books Nov. 1st, 9; Nov. 30th, 10; taken off books during month, 11; resultsâ€”con- valescont or improved, 10; deaths, 1; new cases nursed 12; sent by doctor, 8; applied 4; visits paid, 260r casual visits, 27; donation, Is. 6d. Maternity branch: Cases booked, 10; cases attended, S; still on books, 28; visits paid, 124; maternity fees, Â« Â£ 4 86. On Tuesday evening, nt Hermon Chapel, Skewen, a public meeting was held in connection with the local branch of the Welsh Society (Cymdcithas Gym- meg), the Rev. Thos. Morgan, president, in tho chair. Tho Rev. R. O. Evans, Neath, delivered a lecture on that great son of Walesâ€”Ivilsby Jones.
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I EAFIL JERSEY'S GIFTS. At the Britonferry Horticultural Show, recently, two silver cups were promised by the Earl of Jersey for the best first and second year's allotmoll ts on the Jersey Estate, the prizes being awarded tp Mr. Reos Lewis for the former and to Mr. Richard Bromham (who Iffl-s been an em- ploye oil the Jersey Estate for ever 40 years) for the latfer. -His Lordship had not visited Britonferry since the event until this week..and on Thursday evening, at the Public Hall, the presentation took place before a large audience, Mr. George Davies, J.P., presiding. The Chairman re<ferred to the generosity of Lord Jersey, who time to the assistance of the Council and granted land for allotments in ench a generous degree that the town could boast last bzosoti of having one allotment for every 25 of the populationâ€”a bigger percentage than any in the Kingdom. lord Jersey, who tvas loudly cheered, said he was pleased to hearof the splendid response made by the town regarding al- lotments, and he was glad to hate been able to assist them. He wi!ftf"d to help those who helped themselves, and he was proud to think that Britonferry was doing that. The beautiful and massive salver cups, suitably inscribed, were them pre- fented to the successful allotees by Lady Jftrsey, amid cheers. On the motion of Mr. M. G. Roberts, seconded by Mr. J. Hawkins, chairman of the Horticultural Society, a vote of thanks was accorded to Lord and JJd- Jersey.
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t WELSH SHIPYARDS. Representatives of the Admiralty* "who are visiting South Wales with reference to the proposed new Government e;hip- yards, were at Port Talbot on Tuesday, when they met Mr. Edward Lowther, gen- eral manager of the Port Talbot Bailway and Docks Co., and representatives of Aberavon and Margam Councils, who laid before them the claims of Port Talbot. supporting these with plans of euggeeed sites for the shipyard. The Admiralty representatives were afterwards hown over the docks and the suggested sites.
I BRITONFERRY COUNCIL. The monthly meeting of the.Britonferry Council met on Thursday evening, Conn oil lor Gwyn Davies, J.P., presiding. It was decided that a charge of 2s. 6d. be made for each allotment let by the Council. A letter was read from Mr. Llewellyn, secretary of the Municipal Employes' Association. asking the Council to agree to a flat rate of 15s. per week war bonnis for all employes of the Council, and after an explanation of the matter from the Chairman, the request wns acceded to. Mr. James Revll. Clerk to the Council, was appointed executive officer for the town under the Food Controller at a salary of Â£ 200 per annum inclusive of any help he may require. The question off shipbuilding yards for Soutb. Wales was brought, forward, and the Chairman had bean instructed to write the Neath Har- bour Commissioners, wfco had already been moving in the matter with regard to the sites available at the entrance to the port, ste.ting that the Council would be pleased to support them in the matter. It WAS decided that the Chairman and Clerk be appointed to try and meet the Government representatives who were expected at Swansea early next montibt Mr. John Morris was reappointed as the Council's representative on the County Governors, of the University of South Â¡ Wales and Monmouthshire.
The death took place on Wednesday of Mrs. R. Morgan, wife of the late Mr. John Morgan, of Brooklyn Houee, Llansamlet. after a short illness. She was a member of Bethel Welsh Congregational Church, t Th<* f?i<'rt? ???"! p!a"? OD S&buoa, for Hr?tocfsrry ntw comettrj.
SKEWEN MEDALLIST I Warmly Praised by Sir W. I James Thomas. t Sir William James Thomas had an on- thusiastic reception at Skewen on Monday evening, Then he attended a meeting to personally present Mr. David Jamee, Skewen, the winner of the gold medal which he offered for competition among mining students in connection with the I Glamorgan County Council. Councillor T. W. Davies presided, and was supported by Sir William, Aid. J. Jordan, J.F., Mr. Abraham H. Thomas, Inspector F. E Rees, and Mr. J. Evans. Sir William was introduced by the chairman as one of the most noble and beloved sons of young Walee. His philan- thropy in connection with Netley Hospi- ? tai, the Cardiff Hospital, and that great, Â«ud grand institution, the Red Cross j Society, had endeared him to all Welsh- men, and like Williams, Pantycelyn, he j was erecting his memorial during his life- tSnie. (Applause.) Presenting the gold medal to Mr. David James, Sir William said he was exceed- ingly pleased to think that a Welshman and Skewen boy had won the two gold medals. I understand," continued Sir William. that you won the gold medal for survey two years ago, and now you have won the mining medal. I heartily congratulate you." (Applause.) ) Should any colliery-owner require a practical manager, added Sir William, he could not do better than get Mr. David James. He hoped he would bo spared for many years to do good work in the mining v/orld. Out of the ten medals distributed ï¿¼ for mining and surveying three had been ) tcoured by Skewen boys. There was noth- i ing like practical men in mining, but he j would like to leave this advice to the sUc- j ceasfuliy ambitious: "Always try anÃ treat a man as a man." (Applause.) On behalf of the students of the Neath Mining Class, Mr. T. Edgar Davies pre- i Â¡ sented Mr. James with a case of valuable instruments I Repaying Mr. Jaames thanked Sir Wil- Ham and his fellow-students in a brief and modest speech. A ddrcss?s wera made by AId, John Jcr- dah. Mr. Abrahm H. Tha.s, and Inepec- I tor F. E. Rees. Mrs. (Aid.) J. Jordon, Parcydef4, then j distributed the certificates, etc., among the successful students in the different examinations, sat at the end of the 1916-17 j flessions. including those in practical mathematics, mining, mine surveying. Â«iirineering drawing, first aid and Reel Cross On the motion of the Kev. J. Evans j Jones, seconded by the Hoev. J. C. Beynon, B.A.. Mrs. Jordan was cordially thanked tot her visit and thq, dekl) interest niani- tested by in the students. in a sbort i: address, Mr. J. E. Evans, the organiser of the elates at the centre, noi"tcd out' the creat work al!"ea?ly accomplished by the students, but deplored the fact that &u many, after leaving school at 14, did I apt restart their education until about'18, whereas there was every incentive for the course to be continuous. In spite of the war. he was proud of the sucoess of the classes. County Councillor T. J. Richards also spoke.
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t Tvcmoea. Â£ The Reception Committee entertained jl1 tee. Aubrey FranC16..F" and Albert ,t,oftes. R.F.A. Mr. Joe Davies presided. Jnder Trade and Labour Council aus- :picÅ“. an address was given at CacrsaJem eetry on "Makers of War and Makers f Proe," by Councillor J. W. Kneeshaw, ,13irmingham. Mr. Darid 'John Rees pre- ?d. .,?'??.??.? Tho death of Mrs. D. M. Pliiiiilv. Bhy- dyronon, occurred, en Tuesday. She loaves a husband and a three weeks' old child.
I BONYMAEN. I A concert was given to Lance-Corpl. Petr MMlr, at St. Margaret's Church, i Bo.Lymaen, <M WfdTM?day evening. The chair ?a.s occupied by Lieut. John Body- combe, who is also home on leave from France. L.-Corpl. Manser "ras the recipient of a gift from the local fund. and aloso with a sum of money from the audience. The following took part: Mr. D. J. Jeff- reys, Mrs. Plkjnthrne, Miss Mand Owfrfi, Mis:, Fjssie Griff the, Mr. Hooper, Miss Lizzie Jwilcici?, Adeline Jones, Sybil P'mell, Eunice Phillips, H. Ballard awtl ?.raster B Spray. The acconipjinisrt was Mr. Juck Walters. A concert and organ recital were held at Salem Capfil y Cwm, Bonvmaen, OR Saturday evening, for the benefit of S. Llev.'oUyn, Cwm (who has been ill for rnotiy months) and T. RosBer, Cefn, Bony- maen (who met with an accident at the Copper Pit Colliery some months ago. The following: took part: Madame Jennie D. Ellis (Glyn-Nesth), Mr. Glanville Davies (Maesteg), and Mr. J. Lewis (Cly- dach). The organist was Mr. Louis 11. Torr (Swansea). Mr. E. S. Smith (Swan- sea), manager of the Mnnnesmami Tube Co., Ltd., occupied the chair.
) BIRCHGKQVE. [ A ooanpetitive meeting was held at Naza- reth Vestry on Wednesday. The chairman was Mr. D. W. Morris; adjudicators, Messrs. Richard Leyshon and J. J. Morris. Awards: Solo, under 10: divided between Gaynor Morris and Lois Morris; coneoLn- tion, Evelyn Morris. Dr-awing: Iris Wat- kins. Solo, under 15; divided betiveon D. R. Roes and M. H. Roes. Recitation, tinder 1.5: Ohven Bern. Poetry, John Jenkins. Translation: divided bet we-en D. T. Grif- fiths, P. M. Jones, Tudor rrhoma-s and I Tommy Lewis. Solo, open I Miss Eliza- beth Ley.
I COEDFFRANC COUNCIL. The monthly meeting of the Coedlfranc Parish Council was held on Tuesday evening at the Free Library, Councillor W. D. John in the chair. The Clerk (Mr W. P. Jenkins) reported that in reply to the request of the Council to the local -Parliam,entar,v representatives to appeal to the Postmaster-General for improved postal facilitie6 in the district, Mr. T. J Williams, M.P., wrote that be would be pleased to do all in his power. No re- ply had been received from Mr. J. Hugh j Edwards, M.P. The reply from Mr. John Rees, G.W.R. district superintendent, was gratifying j inasmuch as the evening train from Swansea which had been discontinued, had again been re-etarted in deference to ) the strong local appeals.â€”Councillor j Lloyd called attention to the dilapidated and generally nDMtiai'actory condition of l the dwelliBg'houses in Woodland-road. Mooretown. It was decided that the'j OWMrs be written to.â€”The C!erk was ï¿¼ directed to write the County Road Sur- I veyor re the deplorable state of the Main-road footpaths..
1 I By Appointment to H.M. The King j MOTHERS Don't â€” as you value your child's life â€” experi- ment with "foods" of unknown composition; the 1 lives of millions of children have been lost ia tbat I way. Milk is nature's food for infants it cannot h be improved on. Therefore begin right by using NESTLE S MILK < I If you have any difficulty in procuring an adequate supply for baby from your usual grocer, you should communicate with an Infant Welfare Centre, or send us a postcard for address of the nearest one. Any such Institution which has not received details of our scheme to- issue on special terms, regular supplies for infant-feeding, is intited" to let us know their weekly requirements, and name of the grocer or store through whom they would prefer the milk to be supplied. Having now exhausted the stocks produced at lower cost, on and after 1st December the price will be CASH 1/11 PER TIN _F 1 Supplies will be withheld where any other price is asked for a cash sale I Please send us the name of any trader offering Nestle's Milk without the label, and beware | 1 of unknown brands at either higher prices I or of inferior quality, for Nestle's Milk is still "Â» i I THE RICHEST IN CREAM. Â¥ 1 For 5Â° years the Public has followed our advice 3 to buy Nestle's Milk. We now invite them to BUY NATIONAL WAR BONDS W A R B 0 N D S I and to continue doing so. I NESTLES. 6-C, EASTCHEAP, LONDON, FUC. 3. f I ^*|||j||glg Thr Spa In a spoon. All the medicinal virtues of the finest Spa waters are concentrated in Harlev's Three Salts. A re- gular morning spoonful of this natural revitalising aperient will bring every benefit of a spell at a Spa., 477 The Original Harley's THREE SALTS pSwri take" in a glass of water, will make you a brighter, better, fitter beingâ€”will cleanse your system of impurities, especially of the Uric Acid that brings on Rheumatism, JHSjpl Sciatica and kindred ills. Afk your Chemist fo? Harley's Original Three Saltsâ€”" The Spa in a Spoon." (Q!_d. FROM ALL CHEMISTS, cr VOl direct from the Sol. Maker, 1 2 HAKLET, Chemist, PLRTH.
VALLEY BUTCHER'S CLAIM. The action of Mr. J. E. Woodman. butcher, Ystalyfera. against the Pwll- bach, Colliery was mentioned OIl Wed- nesday in the Chancery Division. The action was for an injunction 'nd dam- ages arieing from colliery coal dust ntor- j ing plaintiff's premises. The action, | heard at Glamorgan Assizes, went to the | Court of Appeal and the House of Lords, where plaintiff succeeded, damages to be I assessed, Mr. Justice Eve, on the appii- cation of Mr. Vaughan Williams, K.C., 1 appointed a date early in January for de- tennining damages. 1
I 1 50 Years'Reputation for Value ï¿¼ ï¿¼ 113 LU I 6o I scial Xmas Show Ladies' Coats in Tweeds, Nap, Velour and Blanket Cloths, in Smart up-to-date Styles. "2- 'I v FUR SETS in Skunk, Black Fox, K Wolf, Skunk Opossum. â– 1 FUR COATS in Seal, Musquash, Musquash, Seal Coney, Trimmed Skunk B Ladies' Donegal Tweed Hats, Newest Styles. j Dainty Crepe-de-Chene and Voile BLOUSES.' Ladies' Underwear, Fancy Collars, Camisoles, Â¡ Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, Gloves. I Buy National War Certificates â– B?yNati6na!Waf C?rtificatM 27, 28, 29, HIGH STREET, SWANSEA, I ï¿¼ LTD. .L -I