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STATE LAND PURCHASE .I

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APPEAL FOR RUSSIAN JEWS. j

PLAY THE GAME."

CURED BY A DREAM.

DRUMMER BOY LEFT A HUGE FORTUNE.

WEST WALES BUTTER STRIKE.

COMPULSORY OPERATION.

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COMPULSORY OPERATION. EXTRAORDINARY RESULT OF AN ACCIDENT. Before Judge Lloyd Morgan on Monday, at the Llanelly County Court, the case of Brinley Jones, Bynea, against the Glynea and Castle Coal and Brick Company, Ltd., was heard. Mr John Jenkins, solicitor, Swansea, appeared for the workman, and Mr Morgan (instructed by Messrs. Edwards and Bule) appeared for the Company. Mr Jenkins said that the accident happened on 17th Nov., 1913. by two trams running over the plaintiff's left hand. No bones were brokeh, and the accident itself was not serious. The bruises soon healed, but what was re- markable was that in about two months the whole arm from 2in. below the elbow lost all feeling and power, and became absolutely useless, and the lad ever since had been going about with his left hand in his pocket. Com- pensation had been paid on an average earning of £ 1 2s. 4d. up to 31st March last, when the lad attained his majority afterwards on the presump- tive average of £1 16s. Od. Compensa- tion was stopped altogether on 18th December last. The Company admitted in their answers that the man was practically a one-armed man. They were not willing to pay full compen- sation as he could do the work of a one-armed man. "But," Mr Jenkins added, "this is the first time for me to hear of this defence- the defence had been that Jones should undergo an operation," and on the refusal to undergo it, the compensation was stopped last December. Mr Meager explained that the work- man had been asked to undergo the operation, but he refused. He could not be paid compensation for ever. An operation would help. If refused by the workman the judge would have to consider what he could earn, and he (Mr Meager) would press for a con- siderable reduction. The Judge asked why the plaintiff would not undergo the operation, and the man replied, "Because I can have no guarantee that there will be any improvement." The Judga: "Nobody ciri guarantee it, but the probabDities a í'ù the arm would improve. The operation seems to me a very proper suggestion, and I strongly think it should be tried." Mr Jenkins: I believe he is acting on the advice of his doctor. The Judge: Then I think the doctor is making a mistake bv standing in j the way of this lad undergoing an operation which might bring about an absolute cure. The case was adjourned for two months to allow the workman an op- portunity to undergo the operation. Mr Jenkins: I apply for the com- pen ation to continue in the meantime, a,nd for costs of the dav. j The Judge: Ver- well. Compensa- tion sha.n continue. Costs reserved.

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THE DAY FOR ACTION.

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DISABLED SOLDIERS AS COOKS.

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DEARER MARMALADE.

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SWANSEA BATTALION'S DEATH-ROLL.

Entombed Men.