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SWANSEA DISTRICT. Ystalyfera County School Old Pupils' sociation took their annual outing on Sat- urday to Pont-Neath-Yaughan. Mr. T. H. Griffin, of Birmingham, gave an open-air lecture on "Socialism" near Bethany, Aberavon, on Saturday. John John, collier, employed at Cefngy- felach Pit, Llangyfelach, has been severely injured by a fall of a stone upon ham, whilst at work. There was a large influx of visitors to Aberavon beach on Monday, several hund- red children being brought down from the Rbcmdda. Valley Sunday schools. The case of Thomas Fisher, horse dealer, 8t. George's, Bristol, summoned for travel- ling between Newcastle Emlyn and Car- martfeen in June without a ticket, was adjourned on Saturday. Mr. Morgan Llewelyn, the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Llewelyn, Eirianfa, Garaairi, has received a unanimous call to the pastor- ate of Booth-street Welsh Congregatuonat Cborch, Manchester. A new road is being constructed connect- ing the turnpike road at the Red Lion, with Letty-road, Loughor, and which wi'l open up valuable building sites at that place. The first annual tea meeting of Salem Chapel, Llansamlet, was held on Saturday, people attending from Seion (Morriston), Adulam (Bonymaen), Einorr (Brrchgrove), and Salem (Llansamiet). At Tuesday night's meeting of the Oystermoatih Council, it was reported that the Provisional Order for the proposed im. Movemente. in Dunns-lane and Southward- lane bad received the Royal Assent. The death of Mr. Jevons, Lime-street, Gorsexnon, occurred on Sunday, after a lingering illness. Deceased was a member of Holy Trinity Church, and was a choris- ter for 23 years. At J^enavon cm Saturday Annie O'Con- nor, Æ. unfortunate, hailing from Merthyr, charged with behaving indecently in t veen Fark-atneet on Friday, and Yohan Denick, seaman (French), charged with aiding and abetting, were fined 10s. and oosta or 14 days. The remains of the late Mrs. Fowter, Churob-road, Llansamiet, were laid to rest on Saturday in Tabor Burial-ground. 1 J. Maiiin Griffiths (Vicar), John Thomas, Lonlaa, and Thomas H. Jones, Llansamiet, were present, the latter officiating at the boose and chapel. A garden party was held at the Cottage, Lianstephan, recently, by invitation Major and Mrs. Dowdeswell. Rev. F. R. Hodgson, M.A., ex-Archdeacon of Zanzi- bar, delivered an address upon the worl: of the Universities Mission in Central Africa. A competitive concert wae held at Beulah Chapel, Cwmiwrch, on Saturday. Chief awards:—Champion solo, divided between Hew Orci and lr. Amos Jones, Llanelly baas solo, Mr. D. Davies, Alltwen; tenor, Mr. W. H. Pratberoe, Llaneily; soprano, Ming Harries, Swansea; recitation, Mr. [■ Tom Harry, Llwymbeody. Oystermouth Urban District Council, being opposed to any material alteration in the valuation list for Oystermosth unless similar measures are taken to revise the lists of all the other parishes in the Gower Union, have decided to make representa- tions to the Gower Assessment Committee to that effect. The annual outing in connection with the Aberavon Working Men's Club and Insti- tute took plaoe on Saturday, when a large number of members and friends journeyed per the s.s. Brighton to Ilfracombe. A very pleasant voyage was enjoyed by all, and a good long day spent in 'Combe, returning at § o'clock from 'Combe. Thanks to energe- tic services of the secretary, Mr. T. H. Griffiths, a pleasant day was spent. It is stated, but not vet officially, that the Breconshire pupils of the Ystalyfera County School will no longer be admitted into that school. There has long been a vexed question of the amalgamation of the scholars of the two counties. In future, all Breconshire boys are to be admitted as pupils at Brecon C.S., and the girls are to resume their studies at Builth .County School. There is stated to be no cause for any alarm at Neath regarding the water supply in view of the recent litigation over the Gooll Estate ponds. It had been stated that if the Neath Corporation are to strictly carry out the obligations which were under- taken by their predecessors—the Neath Water Company-Neatth must sutler in long droughts well nigh all the horrors of a water famine.. The T. J. WSHams' Lodge of the Twen- tieth Century Equitafole Society, which has its headquarters at the Mason's Anns, Wa/unarlwydd, held its first demonstrate >a and dinner on Saturday. Headed by he Waunarlwydd Silver Band, they paraded the streeta. After an excellent spread, a capital musical programme was contributed to by Messrs. R. King, D. J. Thomas, Junes Williams, Laurence Gregory, J. ;\J. Thomas, and a speech was delivered by Mr. Robert Williams. well-attended concert was held on Thursday at St. Theodore's Mission Room, Port Talbot, proceeds being in aid of St. Mission Choir Funds. Rev. Austin j Davies ided. Songs were sung by Harry Clarke, Dick Henry, LI. George, Miss Davies, Mrs. xwowlands; comic songs, Mr. Jolly; piccolo, Mr. Bert Lewis; club dis- play, Mr. C. H. Lloyd; comic sketches, Messrs. Jolly and party, and Masters Mul- langton, Angus, and Thomas. The accom- panist was Miss John. r. The annual tea and entertainment of the Loughor Rechabites was held in Nebo Schoolroom on Saturday afternoon. Mrs J. Thomas, Mrs. S. Davies, Mrs. E. Evans, and Mrs. H. Hughes, assisted bv Misses C. A. John, Jenkins, and S. Davies, presided at the tables. Mr. D. R. Thomas, Gowerton, was chairman at the entertain- ment. The Loughor Silver Band played se- lections, and the following also took part: Misses S. J. Jeffreys, H. J. Thomas and Gwyn Lodwig, and Messrs. S. Evans, T. Richards and E. Richards violin and cor- net solos, Messrs. Ewart Thomas and David Thomas. At Aberavon County Police Court, < n Monday, Matthew Wood, Blaengwynfi, drank and disorderly, was fined 40s. or me onth, and John Jenkins. Pen,cae, Port Talbot, 40s. and costs for disorderly be baviour at Cymmer. Jack Jenkins, Penv- cae, Port Talbot, was charged with violent >»havioar in the Port Talbot Police Station. Case adjourned for a Ifortnight. Matthew Evans, manager of Glyncorrwg Colliery Co, asked for an ejectment order against Quids, Glyncorrwg. Granted. Mr. W. U. Forsdyke, Walnut Tree Hotel er avoc, received an occasional license for Sat- urday, August 4th, on the occasion of the Aberavon athletic sports, and also on Bans 1 Holiday for Aberavon horse show.





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