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SWANSEA DISTRICT. At At^r&Ton on Tuesday. Ellen Maclean, no sxrd abode, received 14 days for drunken and li so *d«rly behaviour on Monday even. iag. ASe: "(1 County bench on Monday gramted. ¡ CJ. i.iwn Morgan, Angel Hotel. Kenftg Hill. at O> i.- onal Hoeooe for the Marram COOTS- .a^r ag on the 21st ivet. At Aberdare on Monday John Hughes, r £ ur ara bone dealer, of North Wales, and v.io h,,6 been residing at Swansea, was re- maiideu to Wednesday, charged with the Ir.*p-<U)r Weeks, of Gowerton, police- ser~e&r'- formerly at Ynysybwl. was present- »e-i in illuminated address and a mo- roc:< -c"und Bible on Monday evening at Gl)n->Lr; et Chapel, Ynysybwl, on the occa- sion of a is promotion. The f ineral of the late Mrs. MaTy Sulli- van. re of Mr. Michael Sullivan, Wern Hoi-'s-e Abewon, took place at St. Joseph's Rond. Catholic Cemetery. The attendance aL the cemetery included the Mayor and Counci lor Jenkin Morgan. Rev. Father Yaig;,m officiated. At Vberavon on Monday, Alfred Bryan, no address given, was charged with drun- kenness at the G.W.R. Station. Defendant a/imit^d he had been drinking heavily .1-11 the week- He came from Belfast and had been looking for work.—Fined 2s. 6d. and costs, or five days. At the annual meeting of the Gowerton Conservative Club. Mr. P. D. Atkins presid- ing. Coi. J. R. 'Wright was unanimously elected president. Mr P. D. Atkins wa« r^" elected chairman and treasurer, and Mr. Wallace J. Harris secretary. The balance sheet showed the club to be in a very ,atIs- factory position financially. At Aberavon on Tuesday William "lBoiTas, labourer, Water-street, was charg- ed with stealing candles, value Is. od., and a hammer, value Is., property of Port Talbot Iron and Steel said he arrested prisoner, who had the ar- ticles mentioned in the first case m his pos- session.—Prisoner was remanded on bail, hinvself in £25, and two sureties of £10 until Friday. At Aberavon County Court on Wednes- day several judgment summonses were celled. The Judge was informed that deb- tors were out of employment, which caused him to remark: "If a man is not working I never make an order." Later the Judge remarked, "I wish you would make enquir- ies before issuing the summons to find out if a debtor is working or not." Mi&s Tillie odycombe, the Pon>tardawe contralto who was sent to the London. Royal College of Music by Mr. Gilbertson, is making rapid progress in her studies. To assist her in continuing them, a concert Has been arranged, which will be held at Pon- tardawe on March 9th, and in which the following artistes have promised to ap- pear, in addition to Miss Bodycorobe her- geif Soprano, Miss M. Squire, Cardiff; tenor, Mr. Ifo<r Walter, Swansea; bass, Mr. tenor, Mr. Ifo<r Walter, Swansea; bass, Mr. David Hughes, Landore. 'Cello and clar- ionet soioswill also be rendered by local ex- perts. I St. David's Church, Hendv, held their an- nual tea and social meeting on Thursday evening at the National Schools. Tastefully decorated tables were presided over by Mrs. R. H. Sampson, )Ii.es Bright, Davies, M. M. Davies, A. Marker, Hilda Isaac, L. Wil- liams, Axume Bow en aEid Peters. Rev. Roger Williams presided at a concert, contributed to as fallows :—Pianoforte solo, Miss Cerid- wen Hopkins pianoforte duet, Misses H. Isasc "nrj Marker songs. Misses Sampson, MAI V, Jones and M. M. Da-vies; duets. )fist2.r. H. Morris and M. J. Williams, Messrs J. J. Hill and M. M. Davies; recitations,! Miss Sampson, Mr. W. H. Mathias;hiunor- ist, Mr. Elt. Mr. Ceredig Williams accom- panied. j Oyster mouth Choral Society on Monday night performed Sir Sterndale Bennett's cantata "The May Queen," followed by a miscellaneous selection, at the Parish Hall, under the baton of Mr. E. A. Morris, I A.R.C.O., with an orchestra. under Miss Muriel Cavill. The principal artistes were —Miss Edith Harlington, soprano; Miss Rebie Watkins. contralto; Mr. Ivor Wal- ¡' ters, tenor; and Mr. Joedah Thomas, bass. A miscellaneous programme followed, to which the above artistes and Miss Cavill I contributed, Mr. D. Lewis accompanying. The funeral took place on Monday of Mr. John Oliver Thomas, wireman, who was I killed at Pantyffynon Colliery on Thursday, the interment being at Christian Temple Burial Ground, Ammanford. Revs. T. C. Evans (Ammanford), S. Williams (Pontar- dawe), and — Richards (Cross Hands) offi- ciated. Wreaths were sent by the work- men at Pantyffynon Colliery and the Christ- ian Temple Sunday School. At Aberavon on Monday, Mary Jane DSTMI, Cwmavon. summoned her husband, Wm. Davies. collier. Duflryn. for desertion. Mr. L. M. Thomas said that though hia client was prepared to return to her hus- band, there waa little hope of a reconcilia- tion. Defendant offered 8s. per week. Defendant said hp earned 4s. 6d. per day. He was willing: to return t.o her if she, came to a hou?e with him. He would not live with his wife's aunt. Mr. L. Thomas: You are the fourth son who has run a.-ray from his wife? I don't see what that has to do with this. Clerk: It seems to run in the blood, fiaughter). Chairman: Kind of a homer pigeon. Dr. Jones: Are you prepared to take a house and return to your wife? Defendant: I can't get a house in Cwm- avon. Defendant was given two weeks to make suitable arrangements. CLYDACH FIRE INSTRUCTIONS. At "Clydach Parish Council on Thursday evening, Mr. Evan Lloyd presiding, a letter was received from the Midland Rail-way intimating they had granted the Council's request to run a down train at 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The G.W.R. i6 again to be written to regarding the protection of an alleged dangerous spot on Clydach canal bank. Instructions were approved by which members of the public, when a fire occurs, are requested to telephone to the Mood Nickel Works requesting the hooter to be blown, thereby summoning the Cly- dach Fire Brigade, and to telephone the location of the fire to Messrs. Rees, Saw Mils, or J. Davies, newsagent. Miss Louisa Godfrey and Mr. David Richards, two members of Siloam Chapel. Killay, the latter a deacon and a resident of Dunvant, having passed away recently, a funeral service was held on Sunday even- ing. Miss H. A. Richards, organist, play- ed the "Dead Marh in Saul," and atlso God shall wipe away all tears," an ori- ginal composition by her father, Mr. B. J. Richards. Rev. W. J. Lewis delivered a + >->oughtful address. Appropriate hymns were syng. Villiers Tinplate workmen. Briton Ferry, held their annual dinner and social ?ath erlng at the Boyal Dock Hotel, Briton Ferry, on Saturday night. Mr. Thomas Thomas, chief clerk, took the chair at the proceedings subsequent to the dinner, read- ing several Setters of apology, including one from Mr. F. H. Taylor, director. The band gave an overture, under Mr. Thomas Jones' conductorship Messrs. G. Thomas. James Thomas, G. Williams, gave songs, R. Jones and A Jones flute and violin FOIOS, and D Davies recitcd. Tb-. *~<u»t of the manager. Mr Jones, was given by Mr. R. and G. Jones also spoke. Nicholls, and Messrs. D Reee. G. Samuel At Ocean Colliery, Blaenganv, on Satur- day, William John Jones, haulier, of James- road, Blaengarw, was run over by a full txMB of coal and killed. J

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