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Aberdare District Council.
Aberdare District Council. On Monday.—Present: Messrs. W. Thomas (chairman), Owen Powell (vice- chairman), David Davies, Illtyd Hop- kins, Evan Jones (Cwmaman), Evan Jones (Aberaman), Wm. Haggar, T. W. Griffiths, David E. Davies, Wm. Rees, J.P., Ogwen Williams, T. W. Williams, E. Stonelake, W. R. Morgan, D. R. Llewelyn. W. M. Llewelyn, John Evans, John Griffiths, Joseph Martin, with D. Llewelyn Griffiths (clerk), Owen .Wil- liams (surveyor), A. S. Morris (deputy surveyor), Abraham Watkins (deputy clerk), H. King (traffic manager), H. T. Goldsworthy (accountant), Em- lyn Davies (accountant's assistant), and G. D. Morgan (clerk tramways dept.).
Consent of the Treasury.
Consent of the Treasury. Referring to an item in the minutes dealing with the borrowing of £10,000 Mr T. Walter Williams asked whether the consent of the Treasury had been obtained to incur the loan. The Clerk: No, but we have got the money. (Laughter.)
No Seconder. In the Finance Committee there was a recommendation to increase the salary of Mr D. W. Evans, one of the clerks in Mr. Griffiths' department, from t7,5 to j691 per annum. Mr W. R. Morgan moved that this t. item be deleted. His reasons for mov- ing the rejection of the recommendation were: (1) The policy of the Council should lie economy and retrenchment, and (2) Mr. Evans had not been in the employ of the Council sufficiently long to justify an increase. There was no seconder, so the recom- mendation was adopted.
Workmen and Officials. — Councillor…
Workmen and Officials. — Councillor Ogwen Williams' Enquiry. Arising from a paragaph in the minutes re the sudden death of John Smith, a roadman in the employ of the Council, Mr. Ogwen Williams said that a number of Council workmen had worked extra hours on previous days so as to be able to attend the funeral without losing much time. On the fol- lowing Saturday these workmen were surprised to find that a deduction of a quarter or half-day had been made in their pay. Surveyor: I cannot say whether that is the case. If you had given me notice of the question, I should have looked the point up. Mr Ogwen Williams You remember also that certain officials of this Council put some time in with the Carnival or- ganised by the Trades and Labour Council. Was there any deduction made in their salary? They are par- allel cases. The Surveyor promised to ascertain what had been done in both cases.
Fire Brigade Committee and…
Fire Brigade Committee and Cwmaman. Dealing with the report of the ibove 'committee (which appeared in last week's issue), Mr Wm. Rees noted that it was intended to remove the fire appli- ances from Cwmaman. He wished to know whether Cwmaman was to be left without any fire appliances. Chairman Yes, for the present. The appliances were rotting there because no use was made of them. Mr W. Rees That would only be tem- porary. A Fire Brigade was intended to be formed, but some of the men have gone to the war. I suppose we shall have them back when the men return. Chairman: Yes, I would he very pleased to see a little enthusiasm re- garding the formation of a Brigade at Cwmaman. The Council will be very pleased to help you in every way.
Postponed. Fate of Bowling Greens and Tennis Courts. In the report of the Parks and Ceme- teries Committee it was stated that the Surveyor produced sketch plans for the proposed Bowling Greens, Tennis Courts and Pavilion. The Clerk now stated that he wanted a resolution authorising him to apply to the Local Government Board for sanction to borrow monev to construct the Bowling Green, etc. Mr D. E. Davies moved a resolution to that effect, and Mr. IIItyd Hopkins seconded. Mr T. Walter Williams: I move that the matter he postponed for the present. 1 was going to include the proposed re- creation grounds, of Abercwmboi and Cwmbach as well, but we are dealing now with the Bowling Green. I do not question the necessity of doing this particular work, and I thoroughly ap- prove of the project, hut owing to the grave condition of the country at the present time it is inexpedient to pro- ceed with it. Personally I have con- siderable doubt whether the Treasury will grant us power to raise the loan at the present moment. Of course if we fail to get the loan this resolution will mean that we shall construct the Bowl- ing Green, etc., out of the current rate, and the ratepayers will not approve of that. Clerk The resolution does not convey that. Mr T. W. Williams: I take it we shall go on with the scheme whether we get the loan or not. Mr E. Ogwen Williams seconded the motion to postpone. He added that he had previously expressed his views on this matter. If they failed to get the loan it was probable the members would try to go on with the scheme and pay for it out of current account. That was what had happened the other day, when they failed to get a loan. Mr. E. Stonelake: Hear, hear. It was the smartest thing we ever did. Mr. Ogwen Williams I wish to ask the Clerk whether he has had a letter from the Treasury regarding loans. Clerk No. The Sheffield Corporation are now applying for £10,000 for the opening of a Municipal Golf Course. Mr Illtyd Hopkins pointed out that all the Council were now doing was to ask the L.G.B. for sanction to borrow. Messrs. T. W. and Ogwen Williams were assuming too much in saying that the scheme was to be carried out whether they succeeded in borrowing or not. He thought it was a very clever attempt to defeat the motion. He did not think the Council would go on with the Bowling Green and Tennis Courts if they failed to borrow the money, but it would be early enough to speak of that if and when they obtained a blank refusal from the L.G.B. Mr David Davies: That is my opin- ion, too, We are simply applvmg for the loan; that is all the resolution im- plies. Mr. Stonelake questioned whether Mr. T. Walter Williams' amendment was in order, but the Chairman ruled it in order, and the Council divided. For postponing: 10 voted; for apply- ing immediately, 8. Mr D. Davies That will be for an indefinite period, now? Clerk Any member can bring the matter up after three months' time.
Tramway Extensions and the…
Tramway Extensions and the Cash. ( Mr T. Walter Williams suggested that the Clerk be instructed to apply to the Treasury for permission to bor- row money for the promotion of the Parliamentary Bill. The Council re- quired the consent of the Treasury for that purpose. Unless they obtained such consent the cost of promotion might have to come out of the rates. The last Tramway Bill cost t,5,000, and this one might run to t4,000, Clerk I raised that very point with my Parliamentary agents, and they strongly advised me to do nothing of the sort. There won't be the slightest I difficulty in getting the money. That I point has already been settled by the two Houses. Mr T. Walter Williams: What ob- jection can there be? The ratepayers will be highly indignant if we make an extra 8d. rate. And it will be too late if the Treasury raises the point. Clerk: An officer has said that everv- thing will be all right. Mr T. W. Williams: Is he one of the Lords of the Treasury? The Clerk would not say who he was. The Chairman said they could not do better than leave the matter in the hands of their Clerk. The Clerk repeated that the Parlia- mentary agents were quite satisfied there would be no difficulty. It would be foolish for the Council to begin rais- ing difficulties. Mr D. R. Llewelyn It would be better for the Council to raise difficulties now than for the Treasury to raise them later on. Chairman I think we better go on. If we write to the Treasury we may not get a reply for a month/and the Bill comes on next month. Mr D. R. Llewelyn What is the posi- tion now ? Clerk The Bill has passed the first reading.
Road Improvements. The Clerk reported that the L.G.B. had sanctioned the loan of £ 0,412 for extras on contract purchases of spare tramway equipment, etc., and also £ 2,900 for improving Cwmbach Road, and a road at Cwmynysminton, Llwydcoed. So far as Cwmbach was concerned they could advertise for ten- ders to carry out the work. Mr D. Davies I move that that be done. Mr T. Walter Williams asked uvhether they had better postpone the work' pending the possibility of local distress later on. He understood that a great deal of this work could be done by any class of workman. The Surveyor replied that the work was not of the same nature as that in Cwmynysminton. In the latter place they were deferring operations to give employment to men who might be thrown out of work. Mr D. E. Davies seconded Mr D. Davies' motion, which was adopted. Chairman: That is something for I Cwmbach. (Laughter.) Mr D. Davies High time, too.
Buying Horses. Mr Evan Jones, Aberaman, who, with the Surveyor, had been com- missioned to purchase two horses for the Council, reported that they had bought two for £ 128 at Pontllanfraith. The Surveyor added that they had sold one old horse to the person from whom they hold bought the above two, for £12. Mr W. Rees: Will you buy it back again for £ 60? Chairman Oh, the man will polish it up and improve it and sell it again. (Laughter.)
Electric Light Works.
Electric Light Works. The Council required three appren- tices at the Electric Light Works. It was stated that one application had been received—Mr Bertie Parr, 14 Canon Street, Aberdare-and he was appoint- ed.
Postal Half-Holiday. Mr E. M. Hann had aAiotiee of mo- tion on the agenda, That the neces- sary steps be taken to stop the early closing of post offices." Mr Hann was not present, and Mr J. Martin sub- mitted the motion. He remarked that in the outskirts, including Abercwmboi, Aberaman, Godreaman, and Cwmaman, the post offices closed at one o'clock on Thursdays. No one could get a stamp or'postal order after one o'clock on that day. He had heard complaints from Cwmaman and Abercwmboi of this incouvenience. Mr D. R. Llewelyn: You better make your motion general and include all the suburbs. Mr. Martin said he had no wish to deprive the post office staffs of their half-holiday, but he thought the head post oflicc would be able to arrange to keep the post offices open and give a half-holiday per week to each employee. fr. D. E. Da vies moved that they do not interfere. It was all very well to say that the assistants would get their half-holiday all the same, but the Council had no power in that matter. Mr Owen Powell agreed, and added that they should not take any step to deprive Post Office employees of their deprive Post Office employees of their half-holiday. The Council had support- ed shopkeepers in closing early, and the people were becoming accustomed to the new hours. The same thing applied to hairdressers' shops and post offices. Surely it was no hardship on anyone to he unable to obtain a stamp or postal order on a Thursday afternoon. He lived in Cwmaman, and no complaints had reached him. The Clerk suggested that the question be referred to a committee, and that the postmaster be asked to atend. This course was ultimately agreed to.
Cheap and Nasty Advertissment.
Cheap and Nasty Advertissment. Echo of the No Quorum Meeting. Mr T. W. Griffiths referred to the previous meeting of the Council, when they failed to get a quorum, and the meeting was abandoned. He was afraid there was a misunderstanding about the time the meeting was held. He had taken the time to be 5.30, and he arrived at 5.2(5. When he entered the room he found to his dismay that the meeting was convened for 5 o'clock, and that they had not been able to proceed, and through the members who had arrived before him and the Press he had ob- tained a cheap and nasty advertisement. (Laughter.) It was rather awkward to hold some meetings at 5.30 and others :'tt 5, and members were apt to confuse the time. Chairman: We have a resolution on the book that the Council meetings be held at 5. W e used to hold the meet- ings at 11 a.m., then at 3 p.m., then at 4, and now for some time it has been 5 o'clock, to suit the convenience of cer- tain members. It is very hard to meet the convenience of everybody. Mr W. Haggar: I was one of those who obtained what my hon. friend calls a cheap and nasty advertisement." (Laughter.) However, I am used to that kind of thing. As Shakespeare said: "It toucheth me not." With regard to the meeting last Monday, 1 am very sorry for u'hat happened, and it was the first meeting I missed since the electors did me the honour of mak- ing me a member of this Council. How- ever, it was due to a misunderstanding. On that day I was conferring with my worthy friend, legal adviser, etc., etc. (Mr T. W. Griffiths), and he says to me: "Going to the meeting to-night?" r^says 1. Half-past five," says he. Right you are," says I. (Loud, laughter.) And that was how it hap- pened, gentlemen, and I hope I stand before you faultless. (Laughter.) I feel inclined to support Mr Griffiths in advocating that all meetings be held at a fixed time. There is nothing like it, and there would then be no misunder- standing. The Chairman said it would be neces- sary to give a notice of motion to change the time. No further action was taken.
Aberdare County Court.
Aberdare County Court. Monday, Feb. 15.—Before His Honour Judge Bryn Roberts.
Administration Order Refused.
Administration Order Refused. Thomas Jones, 15 Morgan Street, Aberdare, collier, represented by Mr. T. W. Griffiths, applied for an adminis- tration order in respect of his debts, £ 49 odd. He has a wife and three children, and offered to pay his debts at the rate of 10s. in the e. No pay papers were produced and the order was refused.
Paid Out. Wm. Taylor, Fernhill Heath, Wor- cester, through his next of kin, Freder- ick Taylor, represented by Mr T. W. Griffiths, Aberdare, applied for payment out of court of a sum of money ( £ 42) paid into court by the Bwllfa Colliery Co. The advocate explained that an application had been made 12 months ago, but w;'s refused 011 the ground that applicant had not completed his appren- ticeship. Order to pay out immediately.
Apportionment. Elizabeth Davies, 17 Victoria Street, Cwmbach, represented by Mr Enoch James (Morgan, Bruce and Nicholas), applied for a review of an apportion- ment award of 15s. a week made in December, 1912. Applicant stated that her daughter Gertrude had married Sidney Davies and lived at 8 Victoria Street. Cwmbach. The amount in court was £ 198. An order was made to continue the payments, and as each dependent reach- ed 14 years, to be reduced by 5s. a week.
Soldier's Compensation Claim.
Soldier's Compensation Claim. Wm. John Davies, 4 Woodland Ter- race, Godreaman, who appeared in khaki, represented by Mr Trevor Hunter, instructed by Messrs. Morgan, Bruce and Nicholas, Pontypridd, sued the Cwmaman Coal Co., or in the al- ternative the Powell Duffryn Colliery Co., or in the alternative Messrs Guest, Keen and Nettlefold for compensation. Mr Prosser (Messrs. C. and W. Ken- shole) represented the respondent com- panies. Applicant in his evidence stated that he was employed from May to October by the Cwmaman Coal Co. as a labourer. On Oct. 2nd he was certified by the doctor as unable to follow his em- ployment, suffering from nystagmus. He was paid compensation at the rate of 14s. a week up till January 14, 1914. He was then given light work on the surface, and was paid wages and 1/2 compensation until Feb. 26th. He was then idle for a few days, and re-started on his old job on March 16th, 1914. He continued until May 16th, when he left the Company's employment and started as an insurance agent. He had to give up his work underground because his eyes were affected. He asked the manager for leave, and obtained per- mission. On June 9tli he re-commenced work at the Fforehaman Colliery on the surface. He was with the insurance for 8 days only, as he couldn't get sufficient money. On July 11th he was certified by the doctor at Fforchaman that he was suffering from nystagmus. After that he couldn't do any work. He had been a member of the Territorials, and was an Army Reservist. He was sent for on Oct. 13, 1914, and had since been acting as orderly-room clerk. He was getting his discharge as he couldn't do the work owing to defective eyesight. By Mr. Prosser: He had worked for four months for Guest, Keen and Nettle- folds, prior to working for the Cwm- aman Co. Williams, the clerk at the Cwmaman Office, did not ask him if he could read when he signed the declar- ation paper. He had worn glasses, but was not wearing them at the time. He was stationed now at Warrington. Dr. T. Finney next gave evidence. Asked by Mr Prosser if cases of nys- tagmus were as frequent before the Compensation Act came into operation as afterwards. Dr. Finney replied in the affirmative. He added that incapacity did not of necessity follow the con- tracting of the disease. It was true that nine months was rather a short period for a man to contract nystag- mus. John W illiams, clerk in the employ of the P.D. Co., testified that Davies came to him to sign on. He was accom- panied by the fireman. Witness asked Davies if he could read the printed de- claration. He did read it, and signed his name. Witness could not say why Burrows initialled this solitary case. Frank Burrows, timekeeper at Fforch- aman Colliery, said lie saw Davies first at the office when he came to sign on. Witness saw Davies sign. W itness placed his own initials immediately after. • Judge Why this additional initialling in this solitary instance?—I happened to be in the office at the time, and I thought it natural for one to do so. Dr. Astbury said that Davies came to the P.D. Office for his compensation money in July, and witness refused to pay him because he had obtained em- ployment by means of a false statement to the effect that lie did not suffer from nystagmus. By Mr. Hunter: When accused of making a false statement the man did not say that he had signed some books without knowing what they were. The Judge remarked that a man might sign an ageement without per- using it carefully. If one signed a statement which was not correct that did not necessarily imply that one de- liberately and wilfully made a false statement. His Honour considered that an appli- cant for work should be questioned whether he had suffered from the dis- eases specified, and not merely asked to sign a declaration. He believed that Davies had not clearly understood the agreement which he had signed. He considered therefore that the Powell Duffryn Co. were liable. His Honour therefore awarded appli- cant 2s. per week up to October, when he enlisted.
iHis Wife's Debts.
His Wife's Debts. David EvanV grocer, Gadlys, sued T. J Thomas for good solds and delivered. Samuel Williams, assistant in the employ of plaintiff, said that he de- livered the good personally. Defendant said he had not received the goods. He did not know whether his wife received them. He had pub- lished in the papers that he was not responsible for his wife's debts. His Honour: Well if that was done plaintiff cannot recover from the de- fendant. His Honour adjourned the case in order that witness might consult his employer regarding defendant's state- ment.
Sued for Prize Money. TL
Sued for Prize Money. T L Wm. John Rees, secretary, and John James, treasurer of the Aberaman Fanciers' Society, were summoned by William Bow den for prize money alleged to be due to him. Mr W. T. Howell appeared for de- fendants. Plaintiff claimed that he was entitled to certain prizes according to the judge's award. Mr Crewe, Bath, the judge at the show, gave evidence, but his Honour was not satisfied as to the identity of the prize-winners. His Honour told plaintiff that he should have produced the entry and the adjudication of the judge before he could have made good his case. Plaintiff was non-suited, and also another who made a similar claim. I
Compensation Cases Re Harriet Humpheys, 11 Bridge Rd., Cwmbach, deceased. In this adjourned case Mr William Thomas applied for the final apportionment of the balance of compensation moneys- payable upon the death of Rees Humphreys deceased, which now amounted to £150. Letters of administration were produced to the estate of Mrs. Harriet Humphreys, and His Honour ordered that the amount in court should be divided into three shares, one third to go to the next of kin-of deceased, one third to Elizabeth Humphreys, the applicant, and one third to the son, Evan Rees Humphreys. His Honour intimated that in cases where the widow was receiving compen- sation moneys out of court and an amount was standing to the credit of the account it was advisable to bequeath the money if she wished it to go in any particular direction. Re William Eggleton, 24 Bronallt Terrace, deceased. In this case Mr. William Thomas, appearing for the ap- plicant, mentioned that in accordance with His Honour's instructions the Court officials had given notice to the mother of the deceased that the appor- tionment would be proceeded with at this court, and he understood a reply had been received to the effect that the mother made no claim. In the cir- cumstances His Honour declared the widow the sole dependent, and ordered the compensation money, £290, to be paid out to her. Re Mary Ann Jones, 9 Wayne Cot- tages, Aberaman. Mr William Thomas applied on behalf of Mrs. Mary Ann Jones for payment out of court of the sum of tlo9 9s., being the balance of compensation moneys payable on the death of her husband, Charles Jones. An award had been made some years ago when His Honour directed the sum of 6s. per week to be paid out to the widow, who was the sole dependent. His Honour now increased this order to 10s. per week. Re Richard Watkin Jones, 13 Queen Street, Cwmdare, deceased. Mr. Wm. Thomas appeared on behalf of the widow (Mrs. Elizabeth Mary Jones) and her two children, and applied for ap- portionment of the sum of £ 230 10s., compensation moneys payable upon the death of the above, who was killed at the Windber Colliery on the 18th Janu- ary. His Honour declared the widow and two children to be dependents, and or- dered the sum of 7s. 6d. per week to be paid out igr their maintenance.
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Abercynon Police Court THURSDAY, OCTOBER llth.-Before Messrs. R A. Griffith, Acting-Stipen- diary, and W. Fenwick. DRUNK. Hugh Thomas in Windsor Place, Yn- ysybwl, 5s. and costs. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY. Letitia Davies in Osborne Street, Matthewstown, 5s. and costs; Elizabeth White in Wall Street, Matthewstown, 5s. and costs; Timothy O'Reilly in Main Road, Ynysboeth, 10s. and costs. PIG LAW. John Sleeman, of Ynysybwl, who did not appear, was charged with moving swine contrary to the bye-laws, and also further charged with failing to produce his licence. P.C. Brangwyn granted defendant a licence on January 6th to move some pigs from Pontypridd Market to Yn- ysybwl. The officer told Sleeman that he must not move the pigs from there for 2S days. Inspector Macey stated that the de- fendant brought the same pigs back to the market on January 13th. Witness ordered him to take them back again. P.S. Clesham stated that when he served Sleeman with the summons he expressed his sorrow for moving the pigs, and also for not delivering his licence. Superintendent E. Rees explained that the defendant was liable, under the Board of Agriculture Act, 1C05, to a £10 fine. Defendant was fined 20s. and costs in each case. MATCHES ON LEEKS. Llewelyn Leeks, Thompson Street, Ynysybwl, was prosecuted for a contra- vention of the Mines Act. William Jones, fireman, produced his authority for searching, and stated that he found two live matches on defendant on January 9th. Defendant, asked to plead, stated that he did not know how they got there. He smoked about two packets of fags a week, but only searched his pockets once a week. Fined 5s. and costs.
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Sacred Recital at Aberdare.,
Sacred Recital at Aberdare., On Thursday evening last the Aber- dare Parochial Choral Society gave their second recital of sacred music at St. Elvan's Church. The programme consisted of Brahms' "Song of Destiny" and Gounod's "The Redemption (Part I). The artistes were: Messrs. D. Thom- as, tenor soloist, Llandaff Cathedral; Percy J. Thomas, baritone soloist, Llan- daff Cathedral; soprano,. Miss M, Thomas, Elm Grove; contralto, Miss Annie Morgan; also Messrs. E. Morley Davies and J. Arkwright. The first item was "Song of Destiny," and the charac- teristic difficulties of Brahm's music were successfully overcome. The beauti- ful pianissimo effects, together with true intonation throughout, were well observed by the choir. Mr. David Thomas, who possesses a pure tenor voice of good range, gave a tasteful, bright rendering of the recit and air, "Comfort ye, my people" and "Every Valley." The rendering of the chorus, "And the glory of the Lord" (Handel) by the choir, was given with firm rhythm, bright and with joyful ex- pectation. Mr. Percy Thomas, who has a good resonant voice, reverently sang the bass solo, "Pro Peecatis (Rossini). Gounod's masterpiece, "The Redemption," was well rendered. The march to Calvary was particularly im- pressive. The chorus was poignantly sung, and the men excelled in the chorus of the revilers. "Mary at the foot of the Cross," the soprano 'solo, with harp and string accompaniments, was pathetically beautiful. The final chorus of triumphant praise showed the choir at their best. They sang in splendid tone and exalted spirit. The narrators gave the story with descriptive power. The difficult part of Jesus was rendered with deep religious feeling, the singer possessing a pure penetrating voice well trained. The society are fortunate in having members in possession of good voices and musical talent. The organist, Mr R. E. Pegge, was assisted by the orchestra of Mr. T. J. Morgan, F.T.S.C. (Pencerdd Cynon), Cwmbach. So well was the programme carried out that it gave obvious delight to everybody, and it was just of that comfortable length which the average plain lover of music enjoys without effort. The Choral Society and its conductor, Mr. Brychan Thomas, are to be highly praised for their performance, and the musical public will surely look forward to similar works in the future. The Vicar, the Rev. James A. Lewis, B.A., offered special prayers at the com- mencement and closed the service with, the blessing. There were over a thousand present. A collection was taken to defray ex- penses; any surplus will be given to the War Fund. The secretary and librarian were Messrs. R. W Burgess and J. M. Nicholas respectively. Owing to indisposition Miss Gladys Brittain, L.L.C.M., one of the advertised artistes, IS was absent, her place being taken by ALiss M. Thomas. The following constituted the orchestra: -Conductor. Professor T. J. Morgan; first violins: (principal), Mr. W. Carrol, Miss Gertie Mulvev, Mr. Archie Flooks, Miss M. D. Powell, Miss E. Lea. Miss R. Harris. Mr. T. .Tones, Mr. E. Bloch; second violins: Ir. T. H. Davies, fr. A. J. Pontin, Mr. Phillips, Miss Williams, Mr. Joseph Davies, Mr. George Morgan, and Mr. Davies; 'cellos: Mr. Reed and Mr.. J. G. Havard; piccolo and flute: Mr. Roderick and Ir. Donally; oboe: Mr. D. Williams; clarinet: Mr. Sage; bassoon: Mr. R. Roderick; cornet: Mr. J. Bristir; trombone: Mr. Griffiths; harp Mr. Roger Thomas.
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--Mountain Ash Youth in Trouble…
Mountain Ash Youth in Trouble again. George Thwaites, Napier Street. Mountain Ash, who at Aberdare Police Court last week was sent to prison for one month for stealing the money of workman at Cwmcynon Colliery, was a Pontypridd Police Court on Thursday charged with embezzling the sum 0 ■ 7s. lid., the property of the PantY" pridd District Council. After committing the theft at CW' cynon Colliery prisoner left Mount-ill Ash and obtained employment on the Pontypridd trams. According to tile evidence he absconded with fares to to value of X2 7s. lid. Deputy-Chief Constabla WilliaC^ said there were four previous cloiivic, tions against prisoner, including oo that week at Aberdare, Addressing tne prisoner, the presidiDe magistrate said: "You have a very dirt? sheet for a young man of your age (19), and I have not much faith in a chaP who falls four times." He was sentenced to two months witP hard labour.
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Glyn Neath Flower ShoW.
Glyn Neath Flower ShoW. The Committee of the above wish jj" inform their supporters that at a nie?Y, ing recently held the question of h°;fy ing the show, which was so successful inaugurated last year, was discussed, h* owing to the war it was not consider0^, advisable to do so this year. The bala in hand of £ 22 will, therefore, carried forward until the next show lSr held.
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