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i The Princess at Mardy.

Duke of Argyll.

The Ambulance Competition.


The Ambulance Competition. The ambulance competition took place in the open at Mardy on Saturday morn- ing, when the following 11 teams com- petecl -Abergorchy, Tynybethv, Maindy and Eastern (Ton), Ystrad-Rhondda, Liuynypia, Mardy, Ferndale, TylorstoMii, Vvattstown, Cymmer, and Great Western. The judges were Colonel Trimble, C.M.G., and Dr. Audland. The test for practical ork was treatment of an injured collier. It was presumed he had been crushed by a fall of debris. When removed he was in a semi-dazed condition and unable to move his lower liml)s I, 110 complained of pains in the small of the back, great pains in left side and in the chest when attempting to take a deep breath there was a wound on the right temple with severe hemorrhage. The test was that of an actual case which came under notice in one of the collieries, and the various squads displayed marked efficiency in treating the patient. The judges higlily prai-sed the work of the competing teams, the treatment showing a thorough know- ledge of rendering first-aid. The awards Mere 1, Mardy; 2, Ferndale; 3, Maindy and Eastern; 4, Abergorcliy. The Mardy team has now won the shield three times in succession. Their proficiency must be attributed to their instructors, Chief Surgeon Glanvillo Morris and Chief Superintendent Rich- ards, who are leaders of the ambulance movement in the Rhondda. The team has a brilliant record of successes. They have iron the South Wales and West of England Whitehall Shield two years in succession, the Glamorgan County Council Shield (twice), challenge cups at Merthyr Vale and Bodringallt, the Griffiths Cup, Abergavenny, which qualified them to compete for the Dewar Shield, open to the United Kingdom. In the latter com- petition they took third place. In addi- tion, the members of the team have won nine gold and silver medals.

The Luncheon.1

Tonypandy Result.