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SEVEN SISTERS I A memorial service was held at Bethany English Baptist Church, on Sunday last, to the late pwator, Rev. A. Hamier. The preacher was the Rev. E. Pugh, Port TaJbot. The place was crowded. Friday week, Mr Frank Hodges, Miners' Agent, delivered an address on "Co-operation in ReJation to Trades Unionism," at Satem Chanel, to an appreciative audience. Mr Geo. Jones was the chairman. The local collieries at present arc, working very irregularly—not more than two shifts a week. Considerable suffering is experienood amongst many families. The Blaendulais Choral Society is busily rehearsing for the coming per- formance of "St. Paid" at the end of this month. It is a great pity that the photos of the artistes and officials on tlie posters give them thirty years each advance in their ag A presentation at The Palace on Tuesday was well-attended despite the inclement weather. The chair watt oc- cupied by Councillor Wm. Prosscr, and the function was in honoui of Corpl. D. Evans (Welsh Pogt.), who had been in Fraice over 12 months. Before enlisting he was in business at London House, Chi:rch-stn»et The gold medal on behalf of the tnhabt- ta.ntH was presented by Mr. J. L Grif- fiths, who spoke warmly of the re- cipient. The programme, which was of a miscellaneous character, was by following. Mrs. Evans, Miss Hilda W.HItee, Mtss Sarah Joiu>s, and Miss Isabel Rowlands: Messrs. D. T. Rees, John Hughes j'dwir David Williams, D. J. Williams and 'Dulais.' The following are home on leave and were given a cordial reception: Sea- man Ian Harris amd Sain Jones, Sig- naller Glyn Phillips, Ptea. C. Jones, E. R. Owen, Hy. Davies, R.F.C., Gunner P. Paddock and Pte. W. lWe- nan. Sec.-lienit. T. Alexander is on short leave from Staffordshire. Information has been received that the local V.T.C. will in the course of a few days be fully equipped. This detachment of the B Coy. is between 20 and 30 strong, and their appearance is very creditable.



Western Miners' Monthly Meeting.