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-.-I-I A GARW GLEANINGS. I

GARW WAR NEWS.I

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PRESENTATION AT BRYNMEHYN.…

FFALDAU COLLIERY. I

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NANTYMOEL COLLIERS I  ——— READY TO WORK EXTRA TO PROVIDE I COAL FOR THE NAVY. At a joint meeting of the Wyndham and Ocean branches of the M.F.G.B., held on Sunday evening last, at the Workmen's Hall, Nantvmoel, Mr. William Gorvin presided. The huge building was packed. The agent, Mr. Tom Lucas, J.P., delivered a report on the Conciliation Board meeting held at Car- diff the previous Saturday, and said that the appeal that the men should work the extra hour per day, which meant putting into oper- ation the 60-hour clause of the Eight Hour Day Act, came direct from the Admiralty, and not from the employers. In view of the present crisis, they deemed it necessary to ask the miners to do so, in order that the Navy might be well provided with coal. They only referred to collieries that were on the Admiralty list. There were still many collier- ies that were not, and therefore it was not necessary for them to work the extra hour per day? Should the war continue, it was feared that many of those collieries would be rendered idle, and throw out of employment thousands of men in South Wales. At the Board meeting it was decided to point out to the Admiralty the distress that would accrue if such should happen, and that they would be well advised to extend the Ad- miralty list as far as possible, and thus pre- vent one half the collieries working overtime and the remainder becoming idle. The question of payment for the working of the extra hour was also brought forward, the miners asking for double time for all overtime worked. The employers pointed out that they could not see their way clear to do so, as they would not receive a higher price for their coal. They had no voice whatever in the fixing of the price. TRADESPEOPLE'S PRICES. I Complaints were made by members con- cerning local tradespeople raising the prices of their stocks before it was necessary, and many were subjected to strong criticism. The Agent said that the Executive Council was now taking the matter in hand, and asked all members to furnish them with all infor- mation possible where they were at any time over-charged for their food supplies. At the end of the meeting a resolution was carried with acclamation, several condemn- ing all tradesmen who have raised the prices of their old stocks, and the same was to be printed and published throughout the town.

ILOCAL WILL.I

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WELSH COAL BOARD. ———-..———

IWEDDING AT PONTYCYMMER.

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