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LLANDILO. Choral Society's Practice.—Members of the Choral Society will be giad to hear that the practices will be resumed at the end of the next month, the piece chosen being the "les- siah. E'oenezer Thanskgiving Services.—The an- nual thanksgiving services in connection with the Ebeuexer Baptist Chapel. Ebenezer- street. Llandilo, was held on Thursday last, there being a service in the afternoon and evening, L'le pulpit was occupied by the Rev. Charles Davies, of Cardiff. Funeral of Mr. T. Michael.—The funeral of the late Mr. T. Michael, son of Mr. Michael Michael, of Swansea, and nephew of Mr. Frederick Michael, of Tyesul House. New Road. Llandilo. took place at Llandyfeisant Church, on Tuesday last. The body was con- veyed to Llandilo by the train arriving at Llandilo Station at i.35 from Swansea, and was met by a large number of relatives and townspeople. The deceased was 29 years of age. and had been in the employ of Messrs. Ben Evans and Co. for the last 14 years. Among the many wreaths, was a beautiful one from the employers of his late firm. The Rev. T .P. Lewis. Silian. and Rev. Eynon Hughes, curate, officiated at the Church and gr.ivesiae. me tunerai arrangements were carried out by Messrs. Ben Evans and Co. Funeral of Nfi-s. M. Williams.—'The funeral of Mrs. Mary Williams, of the King's Head Hotel. Llandilo. the report of whose death appeared in our columns last week. took place on Thursday last amidst token of deep sor- row, the place of burial being the Llandilo Parish Church. Rev. Mr .Nicholas, pas- tor or the Horeb Chapel (of whose flock the deceased was a faithful member) officiated in the house. The cortege left the house at about 1.50, and was received at the Church- yard gate by the Rev. Eynon Hughes. who read the sentences. The service in the church and graveside was divided between the Revs. Eynon Hughes and J. James, M.A., curates. 'The Rev. Mr. Nicholas gave out the well- known Welsh hymn "Bydd myrydd onvfeddodav," at the conclusion of tlte ser- vice at the graveside, which was rendered with much feeling. There was a large num- bei of relatives present, also a very large and representativegathering from the town and adjoining districts. There were also several wreaths, etc., sent by relations and friends as tokens of their respect for the departed. Mr. D. Rees, cabinet maker, performed the duties of undertaker. Falsification of Wages Returns. David Rowlands. Glanamnian. was charged at the Llandilo Police Court on Saturday last by the Raven Tinplate Company with obtain- ing money by false pretences. Rowlands was a black-'plate weigher in the works, and it was his duty to furnish the cashier with sheets showing each man's productions in the mill, and from these sheets the cashier made out the pay tickets. Evidence was given that in the sheet for the month ending September 20. appeared the names of a. rollerman and a doubler, and for which pay-tickets to the amount of lis. and 13s. 6d. respectively, were made out, and with other tickets were given to defendant to distribute. Subsequently a lad was sent by defendant to cash these tic- kets. It transpired that these two men had ( no existence, and defendant, on being taxed with it. confessed he had falsified the returns. He was earning E2 a week and had five chil- dren. As. the company did not wish to press the charge the Bench took a lenient view of the case and imposed a penalty of £ 5 and Costs. Llandilo Petty Sessions. SATURDAY.—Before Messrs. J. Lewis Thomas and A. E. Du Buisson. Special Sessions transfer days were fixed under the new Licensing Act for the 29th November and 10th January.—An applica- tion by Mr. D Morgan tor a temporary trans- fer of the Three Tuns was granted.—A sim- ilar application by Miss Esther Margretta Roderick, the King's Head Hotel. Llandilo. was also granted.—A similar application by Mr Ihomas Roberts, for the Farmers' Arms, i'enygroes. was granted. Mr. Thomas Hop- kins, Cawdor Arms Hotel, applied for an extension on Wednesday next from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. on the occasion of a county ball. The same was granted. P.C. W. F. Lewis charged Herbert Mor- gan. of Biaennantgwynne, Llandebie, with being drunk on licensed premises at Llande- hie. on the bt illst. Defendant pleaded not (y guilty and was fined 13s. including costs. P.S. Evan Davies charged Thomas Roach, Ammanford; Wm. Morgans, Old Dynevor, Pantyffnon; W m. Thomas, of Old Dyne- vor, Pantvlfynon; and David Harris, of Llwynda Mill, Llandebie; with falsely re- presenting themselves to be bona fide travel- lers. on Sept. 28th.—Defendants pleaded guilty, and were ordered to, piv 8s. and costs. —P.S .Evan Davies charged David Jenkins, of Pantmelin Bettws, with cursing and swearing on the 4th inst. Defendant was iined 5s. and costs.—The same officer charged John Jones, of Biyndilo Villo, Saron, with being drunk and disorderly on the 4th inst. —Adjourned. The same officer charged Robert Morgan with the same offence on the 6th inst. Fined 12s. including costs.—Dd. Austin, of near Salutation Bettws, was fined 14s. inclusive, tor being drunk and disorderly on the 6th inst.-P.C. U. R. Tudor sum- moned John Davies, of Waunhar, Rhosam- 11 an, for [lavin gno name on his cart. The defendant was tined Is. and ct)sts.-Tiic)s. Perkins. of Norton Road, Penygroes, was tined 15s. inclusive for being drunk on the 6th October last. The same defendant was committed for 14 days for assaulting the police on the came occasion. AV Ill. Hughes, of Ardwyn House, Amman- ford, was lined 3s. and costs for being drunk. in Llandebie on the 3rd inst. George Da,vies (same address) was also tined Is. and costs for being drunk on the same occasion.—P.S. Evan Davies charged Jesse Cole. of Gwaun- caegurwen, with being drunk and refusing tl quit the Cross Inn Hotel, Ammanford, on the 1th October.—Fined 12s.—Dd. Jones, of Sunny Hill, Garnant, was fined Is. and costs for not muzzling his dog on the llth Oc- tober last.-A.Ibert Hebblewark. of Llan- debie, was fined 2s. 6d. and costs for being diunk and disorderlv at Llandilo on the 15th inst. Supt. James Evans summoned Ueorge Bovven of Glanduffryn, Llandilo; Edward t'onharn, Bank Buildings. Llandilo; and Wm. hven Jones, Church-street. Llandilo. with ishing for salmon during the annual close season (otherwise than bv rod and line. 'ie \V'?r nts vvere represented by Mr. T J '• 1 lams, and after a lengthy hearing t'10 xvilir'1* -1HTn's;sed.—An application bv M1*- William Jones, of Ton Pentre, tu have a maintenance order made against him on the 1 i e ast, was discharged on the ground* °r ie>limP 'l'11 c°habitation with his wife- Mrs. Jane Jones. The magistrates dismissed the application.Mr. Cla^ R |);ivies ap. pea red tor the applicant, and Mr G Wil- ,iains was tor the respondent. Llandebie School Board Meeting" The monthly meeting of the Llandebie School Board was held at the Shire Hall. Llandilo. when there were present: Mr W. X. Jones (in the cnair). Messrs. j. 8 T L. Davies. Jim- Jones, John hirrv. Wm. Stephens and Capt..Tones.. Blaenau School.— 'he Board or Education wrote to sa: that H.M- Inspector liad reported that the site proposed for this school was too near Penygroes. It was proposed by Mr. J. L. Thomas, and seconded by Mr. John Parrv. and resolved that the clerk answer that the Board was confident that the site elected was the beat one, and that it would not be advis- able to enlarge the Penygroes School, and. explaining the reason, viz. That Penygroes I is not likely to increase, and that the ste chosen near Blaenau for local reasons is the best. Ammanford School Accommodation.—A lEt- ter was read from the Board of Education sanctioning the temporary use of the Baptist Vestry for 80 children.—Mr. Win. Jones gave notice that at the next meeting he would move that the Board proceed to secure a site for the new school at Ammanford. Milo School.—The Clerk was directed to aga in write to Sir Arthur Stepney's agent for his terms tor the purchase of the proposed site on Pantllyn Farm. Cetnceitlijn School.—It was agreed that Minnie Greville and Myfanwy Mainwaring be appointed monitors at this school with a view of their passing as pupil teachers. The man- agers' statement of accounts for Ammanford. Penygroes, Capel Devvi, Drefach, Saron and Maesybont Schools were laid before the Board and approved.—It was agreed that a copy of the last code be ordered for each member of the Board. Drefach School.—A letter was read from Mr. J. Price, head-teacher, asking the Board to make temporary provisions for taking charge of this school during his absence for si\ months, which was rendered necessary on account of ill-health.—It was decided to ap- point Mr. W. J. Price, of Saron. to take charge of the same at a salary of £ 100 a year. —It was also agreed that Mr. W. B. Jones be appointed temporarily assistant master at Saron during the absence of lr. J. Price, of L70. Capel Dewi School.—The Clerk reported that the sum of £ 4 7s. od. had been received in respect of fee grant. Mynydcl Cerrig School.—The architects' certificate for the first instalment in respect of this school was laid before the Board and al- lowed.—A letter was read from the Carmar- then Rural District Council with reference to tIte submission to them of the plan of this school for approval.—It was ordered that the | architect comply with their request at. once. Penygroes -Tiic, estimate for improvements with regard to this playground was laid before the Board and considered.— It was agreed that the tender of Mr. D. Gabe, Ammantord, twr the supply ot stationery, etc.. for all schools, excepting Maesybont and Capel Dewi, be accepted. I t was agreed that precepts be issued for defraying the expenses of the current half- year as follows, and that they be made pay- able on tiie 22nd November at 6d. in the E Llandebie. £ 590; Llantihangel Aberythich. £71: Llanddareg, £ 72

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