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£ *#♦;$* & I DISTRICT I NEWS* tt A social meeting was held at the Ta.bsr- Dac:e Schoolroom, Morrifton, on Tinrrsday tvtsn!g by members of the Welsh I.O.G.T. 1 It been decided to erect a memorial to t-he- memory of Morgan Rhys, Llan- fyrrydd, I the Welsh hymrvist, who was born in(1713, and died on August 9th, ljíý. i Burry Port Highway Committee has ap- pointee a ajmirutt-eo to investigate the que",u.on of trespass near Acbddu Hill. At- tpntcu wls drawn to the condition of Train and Tynevvvdd-roads^ and the ques- | tionof putting in force the Private Streets Works Act was raised but deferred. Another pleasant evening was spent- at th.- Swansea Total Abstinence Society's meeiing on Saturday evenhMff-when an excellent niiscedlan<>ous programme, ar- ranged by Mr. Wm Bevan, was gone through. CoirPiiiior A. fjovell presided, Miss Winnie Parry, who succeeds Mr. Owen )1, Edwards in the editorial chair of Cymrn'r Plant- is » native of Portdinor- wie," where she was brought up with rS1" grandfather. Mr. John Mitchell. nresMent of the American Union of Miners, is likely to he succeeded next year by a Welshman, Mr. T. 1. Lewis, of Bridgeport, Ohio, at pre- sent a. vice president. Lord Chancellor has appointed the Rev. David Jenkins, assistant, missioner and or- ganising secretary or the Church of Eng- land Temperance Society for St. David's, to the rectory of Ciigarran, Pembrokeshire. A conferemoe of the South Wales Salvation Army sfficws. numbering tifty, met at I TJ anally on Thursday in the PrTrirrpterian ( Schoch-oom. A public meeting irt the bar- racks followed, Meetings were oontinued on Fruity. Mr. LioydCeorge, M.P., goHed a good deal during his sojourn on the Riviera. He took part in a match with Mr. Arthur Crosfield. M.P., the first amateur cham- pion of France, over the Cannes oonrse, and an interesting game ended all square. I. II Mr James Wignall, J.P. (Dock, Wlbarf, an-d Rtvetrakle Workers" Union), has been afT(n>usted on a Home Office Departmental Cosxwmissrian to test the best means of secar- ircg to workmen who are paid by weight or rr £ ;i«arement the means of testing the cor- rectrjess erf their wages. 4 Wright's Annual Reference Book for 11 Swansea and District for 1908 is to hand. It is a veritable compendium of local in- formation, giving as it does official facts and figures in every conceivable branch of the town's industrial and commercial life. For reference and compilation purposes it mast be well-nigh indispensable. At Bristol on Friday, in the case in which the Briton Ferry Shipping Co., Neath, owners of the motor barge Bonlby, were sued by Messrs. Oshorn and Willis, Bristol, owner? of the barge St. Vincent, which collided with the Boulby, the judge held that the St. Vincent was solely to blame, and adjndged for defendants on the claim and counter-claim. At Tenby Assembly Rooms on Thorsday, n, grand performance of "The Pirates of Penzance" was given by the local Ama- teur Operatic Society, under the conductor- ship of Mr. R. Williams. It was the Tenby Hant week, and the aitenda-nce at the performance included the members of Parliament and the elite of the county generally. The orchestra that assisted was under the leidersh.jp of Air. Walter Whit- taker (Leipsic Cons.), Swansea. At Ltandilo on Saturday, MevrA. D. E. Williams and CJo hosiery manufacturers, T-R Mill?, were summoned far employing Ca-thenne Mary Joaes, who is under 16 years of age, without a certificate of heaJth. A ftm of 10s. and costs was im- posed. -+- At X°ia,th -on Monday, Geo. Phillips, haulier, was charged with stealing driving reins, value 7s. 6d. the property of Mr. Evans Bevan, proprietor of the Vale of Neath P.rewery. P.C. Quarterly spoke to fin din a; the reins in an addressed parcel at deft-nd.int's lodgngs. Defendant was fined 20s, r;fi costs. Mrs. Mary Woodcock, WHIO-Y of the latf- Mr. William Woclcock, Morrrsron, passed awav at her residence, 64. DIKWTO-street, on f^turday at midnight. Deceased, who was 89 years of age, KB orre of the obdegt in- habitants of Morrision, and was highly re- aw>etecL The funeral wi.ll take pDaoe on Thurnlay, at 3 p.m., at Llangvrelaoh I The ordinary contribution meeting of j the Swansea branch of the Amalgamated Society of Railway -*rvante was held at the Working Men's ( iab on Sunday even- ing. Mr. Dd. Bevan presided, snpparted bv Bros- Minns, G. Codd, C. W. Pick. wic* and -others. At Uamrad°<"k on Thnm^iay a deserter from the Welsh Fusiliers wae chajrged with sealing a overcoat walue 40s. from Carmel Chapei on Sunday. Defendant Wall bound over in £10 Defendant was afterwairia ettarppd with being a deeerfcer and was removed under remand for an escort—For not notifying sheep t'('3b EHzabpt-h Jones, r>yfb<ifa»clra. Uanddaxnaat, was fined £ 4— ybc. i.atff' of t.he licence of itawn's Arms, <ywyrr from Wise Morgan to Evan Owen, ABENI R-TI, GRANTED. ¡

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