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ARE YOU AWARE that by far the Largest Selection of every description of  ? HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE in the Principality, without a single exception, is held by the well-known Firm, BEVAN & COMPANY, Ltd., Swansea, Llanelly, Cardiff, &c. BEVAN I AND LTD I S '*? 8  y ?  V j.??? f???< f?'??? ??5& /Kf ? i?P *?? A f? '!?'?Bf TF BEVAN & COMPANY FOR RELIABLE GOODS! ROCK-BOTTOM PRICES! NEWEST DESIGNS! FREE DELIVERY! 280, Oxford Street, & The Arcade, SWANSEA. I j Cwsnbach Buildings, Vaughan Street, -4 LLANELLY, &e. SCALE OF CHARGES. The only way to Reach the People in these Districts is to Advertise in the Chronicle. Special Quotations for Tradesmen' s Advertisements. Auctioneers' Advertisements 3d. per line. Legal, Municipal, and Public Notices 6d. Parliamentary Notices 9d. Paragraph Advertisements amongst News 6d. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 20 Words, I/6; and 3d. for each 8 additional words. Miscellaneous Wants, For Sales, To Lets, 2! Words for 1/ 3d. for every addi- tional 8 words. Three Insertions for 2/ Small Advertisements, unless prepaid, will be charged 6d. per line. All Orders and Money must be addreued: AMMAN VALLEY CHRONICLE," QUAY STREET, AMMANFORD. Prepaid Advertisements. I FOR SALE.—Strong Gent's and Lady's Bicycles; also Portable Cooking Range, equal te new.—Apply 11. Iscennen Road, Ammanford. \\TATKiNS, New Road, Amman ford has for Sale a few pairs of Yorkshires, Norwi IChs, and Roller Canaries. Can be seen at Show on Saturday, or above address. No Sunday callers, please. IONF-Y to Lend on Mortgage; any .J.. amount. House or Farm, for a term of 15, 20, or 25 years.—Apply Box 12, Chronicle Office, Ammanford. SUPERINTENDENTS and Agents Wanted at Brynamman, Gamant, Ammanford, Pontardulais, Ltanelly, Tumble, and Cross Hands.—Apply House Pur- chase," Chronicle Office, Ammanford. A CTUAL test proves that Karswood (Harmless) Spice added to hen food produces double the eggs as same food with- out Karswood. Packets 2id., nd.. 1/3.- W. J. Wilkins, Chemist, Gwaun-cae-gurwen. TX?U GGS Multiply where MOLASSINE -'? LAYING MEAL is used. Obtainable from Corn Dealers, or The Molassine Co., Ltd., Greenwich, S.E. 10. MOLESKINS, Rabbits, Feathers, Horse- hair. &c., Wanted. Send for prices.— H. Stuart & Co., Albion Buildings, Alders- gate Street, London, E.C.I. ONE tablespoonful of Karswood Poultry Spice, containing ground insects, sup- plies 20 hens one day. NoP the economy over ordinary spice." Packets 2d., 7d., 1/3.-J. W. Evans, Amman Pharmacy, Gamant. TO LET.—Apartments in best position in Ammanford. Large Kitchen, Back Kitchen, Hot and Cold Washup, Larder, Bathroom (hot and cold), three Bedrooms, and good cultivated Garden.—Apply Box Z, Chronicle Office, Ammanford. A CTUAL test proves that Karswood (Harmless) Spice added to hen food produces double the eggs as same food with- out Karswood. Packets 2|d., 7 £ d., 1/3.- Thomas Evans. Royal Stores, Llandilo. pIANO BARGAINS.-D' Almaine Up. right in Walnut, 132; Challen, Rose- wood, £ 35; Gors & Kallman, £ 75; Farrand, £ 60; Collard & Collard Baby Grand, £ 100; Bechstein Drawing Room Grand, Walnut, JLllO; Bluthner Drawing Room Grand, £ 180. All Pianos guaranteed, and delivered car- riage paid to nearest station. Write for com- plete Catalogue and Bargain List to C. Milsom & Son, Ltd., 15, Milsom Street, Bath. THE INFLUENZA SCOURGE gives additional importance to Nasal Hygiene. Keep your nostrils and throat germ proof with NOSTROLINE Nasal Specific and you can- not catch Influenza, Nasal Catarrh and Head Colds. Of leading Chemists everywhere, 1/3 (by pMt 1/5). Sold by W. L. Y. Bye, Quay Street; E. Evans, 1, College StreeJ; D. J. M. Jones, Quay Street, Ammanford; J. W. Evans, Gamant. A DVERTISE your Sales and Wants ia I the Chronicle. Cheap Prepaid Rates. Chronicle Office, Ammanford. APPLICATIONS for Agencies to Sell ..L The Amman Valley Chronicle m the Villages of East Carmarthenshire should be forwarded to the Manager, Amman Valley Chronicle Office. Quay Street, Ammanford. Public Notices. HAULAGE OF COAL. T ENDERS are invited for the Haulage of Coal for Gamsw lh and District from Amman ford Tirydail, Wemos, Park and Blaina Collieries. Tenders to be sent to the undersigned on or before February 1st. 1919. Apply, for further particulars to W. GEO. PHILLIPS, 9, Cathan Terrace, Garnsw llt, Pantyffynnon. i. PubSic Notices. RATIONING ORDER, 1918. 44. THE fo-Ilowng Instruction recently issued by the Ministry of Food will probably be of assistance to the Public:- 1. The Food Controller has decided to give the public an opportunity for a free change of retailer during the fortnight from the 20th January to the 1st February, 1919. 2. The public have been informed by announcements in the Press that if they wish to change any of their retailers they should apply to such retailer: for the counterfoils deposited with them. The retailer must on iemand return such counterfoils to the cus- tomer in all cases in which the counterfoils have not already been sent to the Food Office. (Note.—Under the provisions of the Rationing Order, 1918, and Directions made thereunder, retailers are under a legal obligation to return counterfoils lodged with them as and when required, either to the customer or to the Food Committee). 3. If a retailer is unable to produce any particular counterfoil where he is under a legal obligation to do so, he will be required by his Food Committee to furnish a written statement to the effect that the customer has been registered with him for the food in ques- tion, together with an explanation as to why the counterfoil cannot be produced. 4. A retailer should, if required by the customer, continue to supply him with the rationed food in question until the end of the week in which the customer has ceased to be registered with him. After the 1st February a reiailer may not serve any customer whose counterfoils are not held by him or by the Food Office on his behalf. 5. Acceptance of New Customers for Regis- tration.—Persons desiring to change their retailers will, in exchange for their old countedoils. receive from the Food Office special blank counterfoils to be deposited with the new retailer. These counterfoils will be printed in special colours and will bear special reference numbers as under:— Food. Colour of Ref. No, of Counterfoil Counteroil Meat Green N. 73 ° Bacon Brown I\. 74 BuUer and Margarine Blue N. 75 Sugar Yellow. N. 76 Jam Red N. 77 Tea Salmon. N. 78 Lard Purple N. 80 Attached to each counterfoil will be a small slip, which must be detached by the person to whom the counterfoil is issued, and pasted over the appropriate space on the back cover of the ration book. 6. During the period, January 20th to February I st, a retailer may accept for regis- tration only the following:- (a) A person to w hom a ration book has been issued for the first time (i.e., dis- charged or demobilised soldiers, immi- grants, etc.) or a person who has com- pleted the Permanent Removals Pro- cedure. Such persons will have a new ration book with no previous entry on the retailer's space on the back cover, and blank counter foils of the present type (coloured brown). (b) Persons previously registered with an- other retailer who are taking advantage of the opportunity for a free change of retailer during the period. Such persons will produce their old ration book with blank slips pasted over the appropriate spaces on the back cover and blank spare counterfoils of the types described in paragraph 5 above. 7. The retailer must in each case when accepting a new customer see that the cus7 tomer's name and address and the serial number of the ration book have been written on the counterfoil, and he must then write or stamp his own name and address on the back of the counterfoil and on the blank slip pasted on the back of the ration book. 8. Adjustment of Supplies.-Where a retailer finds, after the 1st February, that the number of his registered customers has in- creased to such an extent that he is not able out of his existing supplies to meet the autho- rised demands made upon him by them, he should communicate with the Food Committee, who will, where they are satisfied that it is necessary, arrange for the issue to him of Supplementary Buying Permits, Vouchers, etc. 9. The first periodical return of the sale of each rationed food made by retailers subse- quent to February I st must show the corrected number of their registered customers, and retailers must be prepared to produce to ¥ie Food Office, where required', a corresponding number of counterfoils. Applications for permission to change a Retailer will not be entertained after the 1st February, 1919. Yours obediently, T. M. EVANS, Executive Officer. Ammanford Food Office, January 20th, 1919. AMMANFORD URBAN DISTRICT. HOUSING SCHEME. A PUBLIC MEETING of the Rate- payers of th U-Sa- District will be held at the riau ü. the Y.M.C.A., Amman ford on Thursday, January 36th, 1919, at 7 p.m.. to ler thr advisability (or otherwise) of adopting for the Urban District the Housing Scheme suggested by the Local Government Board; to rtxeive an explanation of the views of the Urban Dis- trict Council thereon; and (if thought desirable) to pass a Resolution in relation thereto. (Signed) J. E. JONES, Chairman of the Council. Ammanford, January 22nd, 1919. Public Notices. CARMARTHENSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL. SMALL HOLDINGS AND ALLOT- MENTS ACT, 1908. I NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the i.1. County Council for the Administrative County of Carmarthen propose to submit a Compulsory Order to the Board of Agricul- ture and Fisheries to enable them to hire com- pulsorily for a term of Thirty-five Years the Fields or Land numbered 3409. 3741, 3740 on the Ordnance Survey Sheet (LVIII 3 Car- marthenshire Edition of 1916), containing 6.117, 4.844, and 4.632 acres respectively, portions of Llanliiedi Farm, situate in the Parish of Llanelly Rural, in the County of Carmarthen, owned by Evan Thomas, Esq., Westfa, Felin foel, Llanelly, and occupied by Evan Thomas, Esq., Westfa, Felinfoel, Llanelly, and the purpose for which the Land is proposed to be hired is to lease it to appli- cants for Small Holdings. Copies of the Order may be obtained free of charge at the County Offices, Carmarthen, where the Plan referred to in the Order may at all reasonable times be inspected by any person interested in the Land. Any objection to the said Compalsory Order must be presented to the Board by a person interested in the Land within a period of one month from and after the date on which Notice of the Order is sent him, or if no Notice is sent him, from and after the date of the latest advertisement of a Notice of this Order. A copy of every objectien must also be sent to the undersigned. Dated 21st January, 1919.. H. JONES-DAVIES, County Land Agent. Glyneiddan, Nantgaredig. I GWYNFRYN, AMMANFORD. Gynhelir CYFARFOD CYSTADLEUOL Dydd Sadwrn, Mawrth laf, 1919 (Gwyl Dewi Sant). Testynau. £ s. c. I' r Parti heb fod dan 12 na. thros 16 mewn nifer a gano yn oreu unrhyw Ddarn Cymreig 2 2 0 Her Unawd (Agored) 2 2 0 (Unrhyw Gan Gymreig) Unawd Sop. neu Contralto (Agored) 110 (Unrhyw Gan Gymreig) Unawd Tenor neu Bass (Agored) 110 (Unrhyw Gan Gymreig) Unawd i rai dan 16 oed (Agored). 0 10 6 (Unrhyw Gan Gymreig) Adroddiad Agored (darn Cymraeg) 110 Adroddiad i rai dan 16 oed (Agored) 0 10 6 (Darn Cymraeg) Am fanylion pellach gwel y Rhagleni, i'w cael oddiwrth yr Ysgrifenyddion-Mr. W. T. Rhys, 69, College Street, Ammanford, a Mr. Jenkyn Davies, 55, Margaret Street, Ammanford. PUBLIC HALL, Gwaun-cae-gurwen. Watch this Column. Note the Dates— Feb. 13, 14, 15, 1919, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Maesymeillion' Will be there. Will you, if you intend coming, Book your Seat at once (the sooner the better), with Mr.. IVOR JAMES, 8, Carmel St., Gwaun-cae-gurwen. Preliminary Notice. ..A.. Grand BAZAAR AND SALE OF WORK IN AID OF THE Llandebie Proposed Public Memorial Hall, WILL BE HELD AT LLANDEBIE On Thursday & Saturday, MAY 29 & 31, 1919. Hon. Secretary: (Miss) M. MATTHEWS, Eryl, Llandebie, Public Notices. BILLIARD LICENCE. T HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that 1, 1 WILLIAM ATKINS, of Verdun House, Capel Hendre, in the Parish of Llandebie, intend to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting of the Justices for the Petty Sessional Division of the Amman Valley, to be holden at the Court House, Amman ford on the 10th day of February, 1919, for a Billiard Licence to keep a house for Public Billiard Playing, situate on the premises known as Verdun House. Dated this 14th day of January, 1919. (Signed) WILLIAM ATKINS. WINE LICENCE. I HEREBY GIVE NOTICE that I, FRED DAVIES, The Drug Stores, Penygroes, in the Parish of Llandebie, intend to apply at the General Annual Licensing Meeting of the Justices for the Petty Sessional Division of the Amman Valley, to be holden at the Court House, Ammanford, on the 10th day of February, 1919, for a Certificate of Justices for the grant of a Licence to sell by retail, WINES, in pursuance of the Licensing (Consolidation) Act, 1910, and other Acts in that behalf, to be drunk or consumed Off the Premises, at the Shop situate at the Square, Peny- groes, aforesaid, and known as The Drug Stores, Penygroes, aforesaid. Dated this 14th day of January, 1919. (Signed) FRED DAVIES. IVORITES HALL, Ammanford. THE FIRST EXHIBITION OF CANARIES, HYBRIDS, and MULES (Under the auspices of the Ammanford and District Cage Bird Society), Will be held at the above place on Saturday Next, Jan. 25th, 1919. Entries open till 10 o'clock Saturday Morning. Sees.—W. Geo. Phillips & Geo. Price. Tradesmen's Announcements. SHAG TOBACCOS. Gwalia Brand. Welsh Terriers Brand. Gelert Brand. Sole South Wales Agents: The R. P. SYMONS' SALES Co., Ltd. 25, Wyndham Arcade, CARDIFF. Local & District News. TO CORRESPONDENTS. Reports, News Paragraphs, and all Communications for the "AMMAN VALLEY CHRONICLE" should be sent not later than WED- NESDAY earlier when- ever possible-addressed- EDITOR, Amman Valley Chronicle," AMMANFORD. The Amman Valley Chronicle and East Carmarthen News. THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1919. Tragic Death at Ammanford. A sad discovery was made yesterday mornkig on the Pontyclerc railway bridge, when Mr. Richard Morgan, residing at 33. Wind Street, Ammanford, was found dead. The deceased, who was 63 years of age, and was well known and highly respected, ap- peared to be in his normal health when he left his lodgings about 6.55 a.m. for the pur- pose cf going to work at Pantyffynnon Col- liery. it appears that as the deceased was ascending the gradient which leads towards the railway bridge that he had a seizure and collapsed. Mr. John Jones, of Heol Las, Ammanford, who was proceeding in the same c -t,on as the deceased, noticed someone in front of him leaning on the bridge. As it was dark at the time, it was difficult to ascertain who was there. However, Mr. Jones proceeded towards the form, and dis- covered .]le_e("ased, who was bleeding from the nose and appeared to have expired. Mr. Jones went to call Dr. Stewart, and by the time he returned he was met by some miners who were carrying deceased on a gate to- wards his lodgings. The deceased was a sawyer by occupation, and his home wa6 at the Sexton Arms, Llangadock. Several of his sons have served in the Army, and some have been discharged. The deceased was married a second '.iII..c, and leaves a widow and several sons and a daughter to mourn their sad loss.  r" <=  TYCKOES. f 19 .Til, rgi T iwim—u—nro H With which is Amalgamated the I London Provincial & South Western Bank I xjxi???r?n?, 1 Open MON DAYS, 1 -30 to 3-30 p.m. I Address "RHUDBLAN," The Square, Tycroes. Manager: HILEY HARRSES (Ammanford Branch). FARMERS, LIMITED, Ammanford, Licensed Wholesale Potato Merchants. ? ——————————— ——— .? "Telegrams: Farmers Ltd., Ammanford. Postal Address: FARMERS, LIMITED, ? I.. Telephone: 65x1 P.O., Ammanford. AMMANFORD, ] January, 1919. Important Notice to Farmers & Allotment Holders The Board of Agriculture and Fisheries have this year again certified the area comprising the PETTY SESSIONAL DIVI- SION OF AMMAN VALLEY AND LLANELLY to be an INFECTED AREA" under the Wart Disease of Potatoes Order, 1918. Only approved Immune Varieties of Potatoes may be planted in the above infected area, except that in the year 1919 it will be permissible to plant the following First Early susceptible varieties in land in the area on which Wart Disease has not actually appeared at any time, viz.:—Duke of York or Midlothian Early, Sharp's Express, Ringleader. The above Firm are making preparations this year again to supply the whole of the districts of Ammanford, Bettws, Llan- debie, Penygroes, Capel Hendre, Saron, Penybank, and Tycroes with ample supplies of IMMUNE VARIETIES at Government prices, to meet the requirements of the infected area. Over 100 To,-is of Immune Seed Potatoes were supplied last year. The following varieties are certified as immune from Wart Disease, and FARMERS, LIMITED, will endeavour to secure supplies of any of the following varieties, provided orders are posted at once, addressed to Messrs. Farmers, Ltd., Ammanford, naming the variety and the quantity required. Quantity Variety. Required. A. I .tbs. Abundance lbs. Adirondack lbs. Admiral lbs. *Ally Arran Comrade lbs. Arran Rose lbs. Bishop Burnhouse Beauty lbs. Climax Conquest lbs. Crimson Beauty lbs. Crofter Crown Jewel lbs. Culdees Castle lbs. Dominion .Ibs. Total .cwts.lbs. Quantity Variety. Required. Duchess Edzell Blue Favourite lbs. Flourball .1bs. *Go!den Wonder lbs. *Great Scot .Ibs. Heather Bountiful lbs. Irish Queen lbs. Jeanie Deans lbs. Kerr's Pink .Ibs. King Albert .Ibs. *King George lbs. Laing's Prolific lbs. *Langworthy .Ibs. *Lochar .Ibs. Majestic lbs. Total cwts ..lbs. Quantity Variety. Required. Mr. Dreese lbs. Osborne Seedling lbs. Provost lbs. Rector Resistant Snowdrop lbs. Rob Roy .tbs. St. Malo Kidney .tbs. Schoolmaster .Ibs. Secundus Shamrock .Ibs. *Templar lbs. Tinwald Perfection lbs. What's Wanted lbs. White City .Ibs. Witch Hill lbs. Total cwts lbs. NOTE.—The varieties marked thus will be delivered to the Houses throughout the whole districts in lewt. Bags, as was done last year, and at a cheaper rate than those supplied from the Stores. Those who require less than 1 cwt. should arrange with their neighbours to divide so as to save the extra cost which will have to be charged for storing and labour in handling. Farmers requiring 2 cwts. and over should order at once, naming the nearest Station. Supplies of Artificial Manures. FARMERS, LIMITED, can supply any of the following Fertilisers from their Stores in Bags of 14, 28. and 56 lbs. Larger quantities in 2cwt. Bags. Orders for Potatoes and Manure should be sent in at once, so that the quantities required may be weighed *nd packed ready. Superphosphate. Manure lbs. Basic Slag lbs. Rito lbs. Sulphate of Ammonia lbs. Farmers requiring half a Ton and over, should order at once, naming the nearest Station. I beg to order the foregoing, to be delivered at my house, or will call at the Stores for same. (Strike out the words so as to denote whether or not you require the order delivered). Signed Date. Full Address Garden Seeds can be obtained at the Stores. Barley can now be obtained at the Stores with a permit to grind for feeding purposes. Notice of PUBLIC MEETING at the Ammanford Y.M.C.A. For the benefit of FARMERS and ALLOTMENT HOLDERS, the Committee has arranged a I I |%P to be given on the CULTIVATION OF POTATOES, the use of B—C w I Mf?E ARTIFICIAL MANURES, &c., at the Y.M.C.A., Ammanford, on TUESDAY NEXT, JANUARY 28th, 1919, to commence punctually at 6-30 p.m. The Lecture will be given by S. G. JONES, Esq., M.Sc., Aberystwyth University. The cfiair will be taken by T. M. EVANS, Esq., M.A. The Lecture will be illustrated by means of a Lantern. All are cordially invited to attend. Early attendance is requested, so as to finish in time for a SECOND MEETING, which will be addressed by prominent Speakers, explaining the Object, Aims, and Advantages of Organisation of Farmers. Chair witi be tiken by JOHN THOMAS, Esq., Ynistawelog. Every Farm throughout the whole District should be represented. Please attend early for the First Meeting to hear the Lectufe at 6.30. Second Meeting will commence at 7.30 o' clock. January 22nd, 1919. Scholastic. Old College School, Carmarthen. (Facing Beautiful Vale of Towy) Ideal Institution for Direct Preparation and Greqf Production. BOARDERS KEPT. GIRLS ADMITTED. TERMS MODERATE. Head Master: REV. J. S. THOMAS, Lat Headmaster of Park-y-Velvet Academy; Undergraduate of London University; Open Exhibitioner of Cardiff University; First in English, and Distinction in Chemistry; First Prizeman in Classics and Mathematics at Trevecca College. SUCCESSES IN SESSION 1917.18:-27. 25 College of Preceptors (2 with Honours). 2 Shorthand. For particulars, apply to Mr. THOMAS. Forthcoming Events. [All forthcoming events which are adver- tised in the Chronicle, or for which printing is done at our -W orks in Quay Street, Amman- ford, will be included in the following list.] Jan. 28.-Y.M.C.A. Hall, Ammanford: Public Meeting under auspices ef National Farmers' Union of Wales. Jan. 29.-Palace Theatre, Ammanford: Grand performance of the Japanese Operetta, Princess Chrysanthemum," by the Church United Band of Hope. Jan. 30.-Public Hall, Cross Hands: Grand Concert. Feb. 6-8.-Public Hall, Gwaun-cae-gurwen: Three performances of the Operetta, "May- Day in- Welladay," by the Tabernacle (C wmgorse) Children's Choir. Feb. 12.-Palace Theatre, Ammanford: Repeat Performance of The Magic Key" by Bettws Juvenile Choir. Feb. 13-15.—Public Hall, Gwaun-cae- gurwen: Grand performance of the Welsh drama, Maesymeillion." Feb. 20.-Carrnel Chapel, Gwaun-cae- gurwen: Grand Organ Rectal. Feb. 26.-Palace Theatre, Ammanford: Grand Concert by Ammanford and District Choral Society. Feb.-Alpha Cinema, Brynamman: Grand Patriotic Concert. Mar. 1.—Gwynfryn Chapel, Arrmanfordt Grand Competitive Concert. April 22.-Carmel Chapel, Gwaun-cae- gurwen: Grand Eisteddfod. 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