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Merthyr Notes I Bowling Match. A bowling-match will be played lvetwecn Cy- farthfa Castle and the Merthyr Bowling Clubs .at Tliomastown Park on Tuesday next. August 6th, I'?s. Adnnf?ioo (?i. Pr<M'f?is to be de- voted towards the Prisoners <>1 War Fund. First wood bowled at •} p.m. Scholastic. At a recent examination or the London Col- < le?t- 6i ?tu?ic.hfidat Cardiff. A!i<?- M:)nd ?Xifh'))n?. ??fd nine year,?. 31) Ctmrch?H't?t, Penydarren, passed in Section Premier, first- class, with high mark. in pi a noiorte playing. She is the daughter of the late Llewellyn Nicholas, who was a famous pianist, also well known by the local dancing circles. 44 Jones of Wales. Mr. \Y. T. •Jones, known through rhe sport- ing workl ;1" .JoDe: oi Wales." died at his re- sidence in (Queens-road. MHFCII\r. oIl Saturday aftei- 41 lon.ii illness. As a Sports promoter he Was one or the bent-known in th.. Principality, though his activities were chiefly confined to football. He was a member of the Football As- sociation ot Wales, a 'member <>f the Executive, of the South Wales and Monmouthshire Foot-1 ;ball Association, secretary or the Merthyr Athle- xic Club. ami a director or the Merthyr Asso- ciation Football CU110. Flimsy Theories." Judge Rowland Rowlands a.t Merthyr (ouniy- tvii l.t on Thursday was occupied for six hours with the bearing ot a eomj>en>ation claim by Alary Way. or Fochriw. against Messrs. Guest. Keen and Xettlefolds (Ltd.) in respect to the dea,tli ()f lict- 1\i from in-I juries rece ved at the Fochriw pit. where he ?as employed by th«> respondents. ?ir.?d?ard Ho- berts, Dowlais. on behalf of the applicant, con- tended that the deceased was knocked down and fatally injured by it journey of trams while leaving work in November of last year..Mr. I). W. Jones. Merthyr. for respondents, called Mr. Tudor Davies, agent to the Dowlais Com|>any. and Mr. John Bevan. manager or the Eochriw Pit. both of whom advanced the theory that the deceased was probably riding on the shackle of the trams when lie fell and was inj ured. The former asserted that it was not perrriissable for "workmen to travel the Tllaiu haulage road or subsidiary road* while haulage ropes were in motion, notices to which effect were posted in the mine. Judge Rowlands. commenting on the evidence of the respondent*, remarked that it was ridiculous. To produce a theory that, a man wa-s riding on a shackle on such flimsy evidence as was before him was really disgraceful. He did not bel ieve the man was riding on the shackle, but from the evidence he concluded that Way fell underneath the trams—the body vas found between the second and third trams, not one of which had passed over him-from the roadway, in which plafe he had a right to travel, believing (as he had come to the conclu- sionthe deceased was justified in heJiE'in' that the "journey" was in front of hilll. H WH" killed in the course of his employment, and he awarded the applicant the usual amount of com- pensation, with costs against the resjiondents on Scale C.

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