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Another Wife Deserter Sentenced.

High Constable.

Vale of Neath News.




HIRWAIN. DON'T delay, but call at JAY. A. J. PADDOCK wishes to announce that he has a branch shop in Cross street with a fine selection of Baths, Lavatories, Gasfittings, and all Sanitary Goods, and where all orders for repairs, ot.e., may be sent. DIED FROM WOUNDS. It is with « deep regret we record the death of Private Tom Barnes, Worcester Regi- ment. whose home was at Glanant Street. His parents were informed from Etaples Hospital, France, that he had succumbed to his wounds. Severe injuries had been inflicted to his arms and legs by shell fire. Tom was highly esteemed locally. He was a member of Lord Merthyr's Own Troop of Bey J Scouts, and a faithful adherent of Mount Pleasant Church. General sympathy is V expressed towards the parents. t THE QUARTERLY MEETING of r Ramoth <B.) Sunday School was held on f Sunday last, the pastor, the Rev. E. Cefni Jones presiding. At the morning meeting the programme wa: --Rceita- t I tion, Gwilym Morgan. Solo, Maggie Jane Hill. Recitation, Mari Thomas. Solo, Cassie Davies. Recitation, Mariel Jones. Solos, Gwladys Jones and Myrudin Morgan. Recitation, Muriel Jo-ies. Solo, Ulyndwr Lloyd. Recita- tio: Emlyn Morgan. Solos, Annie It-) we, Maggie Junes, Gwladys Davies, l.i/ Ann Lewis and Mary Jane Wil- liams. THe children were catechised by Air. Thomas Jones, J.P. The even- ing meeting was commenced by the pastor. Hesitation, Dick Probert. Solo, Lizzie M Davies. Recitation, M. Dilys Jones. Solo, Hannah Harris. Solo, Dick Probert. Recitation, Annie Rowe. Solo, Dorothy John. Recitation, Emlyn Morgan. Dialogue, Mrs. M A. Morris and Class. Trio, D. Thomas, Thomas J. Edwards, and Mrs. David Thomas. Recitation, Tom Jones. The Hand of Hope Choir gave several choruses. The accompanists were Mr. Wiilie Edwards and Miss Eleanor Harris, while Mr. Tom Harris con- ducted. OBITUARY. On Saturday evening last Mr. Emrys Jones, Schoolmaster, Harris Street, passed away. Since April 25th deceased had been confined to his bed. Dr. Ieuan G. Thomas pro- nounced his illness as pneumonia with heart failure. His only son, who is on active service in France, was sent tor, but he failed to obtain leave. Mr. Jones was a highly respected native of Ilirwain, being the 60n of the late Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, Harris Street. lie received his training at Bangor Normal College, and in 1880 became headmaster of PendNvn School. In 1896 he became assistant schoolmaster a I. Ilirwain School under Air. David Jones. Upon the latter's retirement he was elected to fill the vacancy. Mr. Jones was a deacon and the secretary of Tabernacle Congregational Church. In his departure the church has been deprived of a loyal, consistent and use- ful worker, and the district of a cheer- ful and kind neighbour. For 20 years he had been the Secretary of the Ilir- wain Benefit Society. A strong advocate of Temperance be acted as Lodge Deputy of the Hirwain Branch of the I.O.G.T. In succession to his respected father he was elected treasurer of the Women's Provident Society. He was a loyal supporter of every good movement in the village. He was formerly married to Margaret Ann, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Griffiths, colliery proprietor, and who died about 13 years ago. Afterwards he married Mary, the elder daughter of of Mr. 'Isaac Jones, Tudor Avenue. Deceased was 53 years of age. General sympathy is felt towards the widow and son.



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Aberdare Police Court.

Damage to Pit Props. j

Settlement Agreed Upon.

Cardigan Man Sent to Prison.I

Drunk in the Park.