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CWMTWRGH CWMLLYNFELi, < On Y, r<iii"duv evening last at the CwmlJyiucil Schools, a parish meeting was held, when Mr. 1). T. lowell pre- sided. The business of the meeting: was to elect a parish councillor instead of Mr Henry Williams, who was retiring on account of ill-health. Alter a I ml lot had taken place, Mr W. D. Samuel, manager of the Blaencaegur- .•.eii collieries, v.a.s elected to the vacancy. It was also resolved to ap- proach the proper authorities with a view to getting a permanent J. P. for otfioe would shortly expire on ac- el V of the period of his chairmanship to e Pontardawe C-unc.il coming to ..end. Mr Jones' name w;is sug- gested t. permanent magistrate. P?. Jonah Lloyd, of the Iioyal j Kngineeis, h:is been home on furlough ?t Cwninyniell fL'r the second time j ?rom France. He has wen two years' t f'-rviee in Flanders, and joined up in iii(i join,(,(]'Iil) Iii A m'"w innovation t?k place at Cwmllynfell Chapel on Sunday after- noon, when the first English Noncon- formist service were held in the place. The Rev. J. Jeremy Jones was the officiating minister. The service, wliieli was very well attended, was held at the request of the English Noncon- formist? of Cwmllynfell, and it is now  intended that similar services ;haU be ) held once a monthr The scri-lkv toolz plaoe in the afternoon. j Mr. Moi-.es Williams, Cwmllynfell, I 31 reached on Sunday last at Calfaria (B.) Chapel, Skewen, whilst Mr Tom James, Lpper Cwmtwrch, preached at Libanus, Glanrhyd, Ystradgynlais. Mr. Lewis Thomas, J.P. preached at Eben- ezer, G wys, on Sunday morning. The Cofnbrynbrain Sohools are closed for the present owing to an epidemic of whooping cough, whilst the 4Nwmtwreli schools have also been closed owing to ,hq sppply of ooal becoming depleted. Ploughing is now being <<#-ried on with vigour by the farmer;; of Cwm- llynfell, but many farmers are com- plaining that they are being asked to till too much land. A very successful quarterly mooting j i 11 oonnention with the Ebenezer Sun- day-schools, Gwys, was held on Sun- day evening, when members of the Sunday school took part in an excel- lent miscellaneous programme. Coun- cillor Lewie Thomas, J.P., presided, ■ tad the following took part: Dialogue. Griffith Price, E. R. Bavies, Taliesyn Roes, and D. Davies; solo, Gwendoline Evans; dialogue, Katie Evaiw and May Evans; recitation, Ceinwen Jones; solo f)d. Lewis Davies; address, Willie Thomas; solo, Alrs. Mary. Williams; hymn, girls' choir (under Mr D. Davies L.T.S.C.) recitation, SI. Morgan; duet Lizzie Hannah Williams and Betty Davies; recitation, Betty Davies; dia- j logue, D. E. Evans and Dd. Williams; hymn, children's choir (under Mr. D1. R/ys); address, Evan Kinsey; hymn, Alr. Dd. Davies; girls' rhoir; dialogue Willie Thomr-.s and Willie Davies; solo, Annie May Close. Much credit is due *1 to Messrs. D. Davies and D1. Rccs for training the choirs, and to Messrs. L. D. J. Wiriiams, the untiring superin tendent and Dd. Williaws, the secre- tary, both of whom worked hard to make the service one of the most suc- cessful ever held. Gwennie Williams proved a capable accompanist. Pte. Moses Walters, 19th Welsh, who resides at Cwmtwrch, is expected home shortly, a.s he has now received his discharge from the forces. He has been both gassed and wounded in, France. Sergt. Jack Thomas, who is attached j to the Royal Engineers, and wose home is at Woodland-terrace, has also been in the Cwm 011 his second fur- lough. Sergt. Thomas tind Driver Edgar Rosser, who have also Deen- on leave, were presented by their local friends at the New Trede" gar Arms. 1 ast week. Arrangements are in hand for Gwyl Dewi Sant to lx, tvlebrated in style at • C'vmtwrch on March 1st. D. Walter Walsh. D.D., London, lee. tured to a large aii'lience ac Beulah 011 Friday evening under the. auspices of the I.L.P., when he took as tho sub- ject of a. lecture ab!v delivered, "Or- ganise the World." Mr. Lewis Thomas, J.P., presided. Pte. Dd. Williams, who lives lieai the New Inn, Lr. Cwmtwrch, is com- ing home shortly, as hr. has received his I discharge from the forr-vs. He joined the forces during the early months of I the war, and was gassed in action. It ,,f i iii act i on. It will be recalled that his life was once 1 saved by a Bible he had in his pocket, which provided a billet for a bullet j that would otherwise have ended lils I life. Whilst proceeding up the School- hill, Cwmtwrch, with a motor-wagod load. of goods on WfM.lnef.day, Mr. W. Harcourt Griffiths, son of Mr. T. J. Griffiths, was injured by being crushed between a wall and the vehicle. Dr. Nelson was soon on the. spot and found | on examination that Grifhths had m- ceivod a contusion of his foot.

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