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AMMANFORD. A reception concert will be held this even- (Titesdav) at Ebenezer Baptist Chapel, when three local boys will be the recipients or the usual gifts, and a rousing welcome is assured to the heroes. Cadet R. Cooke, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs P. Cooke, of Pontamman, is home on leave. She is attached to the Waacs, -and is stationed at Northampton. Cadet Cooke in- tends going in for her commission. On Thursday evening last, at the Y.M.C.A. Hall, Mr. Dan F. Griffiths, 01 Uanelly, delivered his kcrure, My Life in duard Rom nd PT;nn.. to 5i vonri jniHi- tnce. The N.as Mr. Tom Dafen Williams. On Sunday evening, at the Christian Temple, about fifty children were presented with books as rewards for their good work in coiiecting for the London Missionary Society. The books were presented by the Rev. D. Tegfan Davies, pasor. The death occurred on Friday morning of Miss Blodwen Jones, of Pantyffynnon Ro ad, Pantyffynnon, at the age of 23 years. The deceased was a daughter of Mr. Willian- Jones, carpenter. The funeral took place to- day (Tuesday), the place of interment being Bethany burial-groilnd. Cadet Ewart Edwards, a son of- Mr. and Mrs. J. Edwards, butcher, Wind Street, is home on Christmas leave. Cadet Edwards is attached to the O.C.B., and has recently beei. in a Cadet School at Caile, near Glas- gow, He has been almost four years 'in the i France for 2. vears Army, and has served in France for 2 years. Priv. A!ic?< Tanner, a son of Mrs. Tanner, oi College Street, is home for a few days. He has served in the Army for four years, and was wounded during heavy fighting ai Ypres. He his been a patient in an Eng- lish hospital for several months, and is making 's atisfactory progress. Priv. Tanner is attached to the A.S.C. Nurse M. Martin, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Martin, of 95, College Street, is home for a few days' sick leave. Nurse Martin volunteered as a nurse when only 15 years of age. She is stationed at a Colchester hos- pital, and has been so employed for six months.. We wish Nurse Martin a speedy restoration of health. Wireless Operator Oswald Davies, a son ?f Mr. J. Davies, Park Stores, '?ii r ;daail, is home on leave for a few days. Operator Davies has served on sea for about two years, and looks well after his experiences. He h?s experienced many thrilling events, and was on one occasion on board a ship w h"* Ch? was torpedoed. Operator Davies, though faced with almost insurmountable difficulties, succeeded in keeping himself afloat until assistance arrived. Gunner Archie Fletcher, a son of Coun- cillor and Mrs. T. Fletcher, of College Street, is home for a few days' leave, as also is his brother, Priv. Bernard Fletcher. Gunner Fletcher was admitted into an Exeter hos- pital some time ago, suffering from shrapnel wounds in the left arm, which he sustained whilst taking part in operations near Mons. Gunner Fletcher is one of several brothers who have served in the Army. He is attached to the R.G.A., and has served in France for four months. Bombr. T. H. Thomas, who is attached to the R.F.A., is home on Christmas leave from Bradford Hospital. Bombr. Thomas has "r1.,prl fl" aJ.aut thrpp ).TPR.],, in France. and comes from a patriotic family. He was wounded on two occasions, and the last wound he received was a serious injury to his leg, which necessitated his removal to this country. Bombr. Thomas is again returning to hospital for treatment. We hope he will make good progress, and that he will soon return home for good." He was at one time a promi- nent member of the Tirydail Cowboys Rugby Football Club. A very quiet wedding was solemnised at the Gospel Hall on Saturday last, the con- tracting parties being Miss Hilda Roderick, ■>f Villiers Road, Ammanford. and Mr. J. Thcmas of Caerbryn, Llandebie. Mr. W. Herbert, Ammanford, officiated. The bride, who was attired in a neat navy costume with hit to match, was given away by her father, and was attended by her elder sister as brides- maid. The duties of best man were carried out by the bridegroom' s brother. After the ceremony, the happy couple went to Swan- sea for the honeymoon. All their friends wish them joy. At a meeting of the District War Pensions Committee, on Monday, a communication was read from the Ministry of Pensions offer- ing to send a lecturer and cinematograph apparatus in order to demonstrate how our apparatus to demonstrate how our disabled soldiers and sailors are being trained in and taught various trades. It was unanimously decided to accept the offer, and arrangements are being made for Ammanford to be visited in the near future. It is to be hoped that the public of the town and district, and espe- cially discharged soldiers and sailors, will give ths project the appreciation it deserves. We are glad to see Priv. Brinlev Thomas, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, of 97, Col- lege Street, looking so well after his experi- ences in the Army. Priv. Thomas joined up in October, 1914, and was soon drafted aut to France, and eventually transferred to Salonica. Though having had many hair- breadth escapes, he has not sustained any


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