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Incident at Clydach Fair

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Neath Police Court.




I BURRY PORT NEWS. On Sunday Last, the Rev. in. Williams, Dowlais, preached at Tabernacle morning and evening. The half-yearly service of the English Con- gregation Church were held on Sunday and Monday last, when large congregations as- sembled to listen to excellent sermons de- livered by the Uev. Jenkin James, Haverford- west (English), and the Rev. J. EVan. Blyn (Llanelly; Welsh). The services were very bright anil the .singing very good. On Saturday the body of an unknown IlIan was washed ashore at the Cornel Mawr, Pem- brey. The body, which was it, a nude state, was terribly decomposed. Tliei held was missing, with one hand and a leg. The other parts of the body had scarcely any flesh on. The remains were taken to the Commercial Arms, Pembrey. and on Monday the remains were interred at the old Parish Church, St. Jlltyd. Mr. Davi'd Williams, contractor, wastltcundcitaker. The concert at Jerusalem next Tuesday promises to be a success The choir, which numbers 180 voices, will render Handel's oratorio "Saul," and the following eminent singers have been engaged for the occasion: Soprano. S. M. Lewis. A.RA.M. (Ebbw Yale); contralto, Lalla Parry. A.R.A.J\L. Oswestry; tenor, • lrevor Evans, A.R.A.M Morriston; bass, Mr. David Hughes, A.R.A.M.. Landore: and organist. W. T. Rolx'rts Bunv Port; leader of orches- tra, David Thomas. F.C-V- o.nductor.Frank King. A.C. ik Zion Sunday School quarterly meeting was 1 held on Sunday, Mr. Dd. Rees presiding, in the absence of the pastor. Mr. J. recited fiom Corinthians, and Mr. Dd. Wil- 1.1 4e p liams led in prayer. Welsh recitations were given by the following scholars:—Lily Mor- gan. Miriam Davies, Grismond Llovd, T. Mansel Williams, Charlotte Morgan,' R. John and Clo-s: (scripture) W. Uower Mor- gan. Dd. Richards. Treyor Williams, Jennie Williams, AV. C. Hare and class (scripture), and Kate Morgan. Solo," were rendered by Lizzie May Williams, Sophie Richards, Annie Griffiths and Hannah Hill, dialogues were given by M. II. David, Mary Harris and Sar, h Morris, Margaret A. I'.vans and Har- riet A. Stephens and Henry Davies and friend. Quartettes were rendered bv W. R. Leyshon, D. -I. Williams, M. John and H. Hill; duetts by II. Hill and M. John, H. A. and E. Stephens. Mr. J. Da vies closed with prayer, and Mrs. Lloyd accompanied at the organ. PK\IBlŒY SCHOOL BOARD. The monthly meeting of the above School Board was lieiel at the Infant School on Fri- day. Mr. E. H. Wilson presided and there were also present, Messrs. Ed. Evans, Thos. Rees, Rev. J. l>avies, and the Clerk (Mr. W. H. Cox). The seal of the Board was affixed to the document authorising a loan of £ 1,100 for the new infant -school at Pwll. Mr. Lob- bett sent an application for an increase of salary. The Chairman said that last Christ- mas Mr. Lobbett had received his maximum salary, viz., £ 100 per year. Mr. Ed. Evans said that only a few months ago they had considered the application before, and lie did not think that they should increase his salary now. J Ie only reached his maximum last December, and it was rather early for him to apply again. Mr. rl hos. Rees said that Mr. Lobbett was the only teacher under the Board who received £ 100 a year.—The Chairman thought Mr. Lobbett did not re- ceive too much.—Mr. Ed. Evans moved that the matter stand over, and the motion was adopted —The Clerk reported that no tenders had been received for the alterations at the Infant School, Burryiort. and he was in- structed to advertise again. Mr. Ed. Evans proposed, and Rev. J. Davies seconded, that Gertrude Aldridge be again engaged for 12 months at the same salary, and that her in- denture be extended for the 12 months —Car- ricd.-The Clerk reported that he had seen the head teachers at Pwll re providing extra accommodation until the new school was ready, and that they had made the necessary ready, and that they had made the necessary aiTanffement. Arthur Holies was ap- pointed pupil teacher at the Pwll School the arrangement to date iiom January Lst.—It- was decided to grant the use of Trimsaraai and Pwll Schools for eisteddfodic purposes on the usual tenns.—-Mrs. Lloyd, Trimsaran, appeared before the Board to ask permission for her son to leave school to. assist her on the farm. Refused, through insufficient at- tendances.—It was decided to make a precept for £ 900 for the half-year This i.s the last precept that the Board will issue. This will mean a rate of 8d. in the £ The architect certified that the sum of £ 400 was due to the contractors for the new school at Burry Port.. making a, total of JB3,806 paid, and a cheque was drawn for that amount. I his was all tho business.