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CWMAMMAN. Whilst engaged at the Raven Colliery on Monday last, William Neads received shock- ing injuries, hom which effects he died on ( Saturday. The deceased leaves one child to mourn his loss. His wife predeceased him some nine years ago. The funeral took place to-day. After an abseiace of over three years, Mr. Johnny Roberts has returned home. He has seen considerable service in Palestine. Prior to joining the Forces he was the assistant master at Cowbridge Council School. He is the son of Mr. W. Roberts, the district mem- ber of the Guardians. At a competitive meeting held at Ty'ny- wer-,i, G l a.m wern, Glanamman, on Saturday last, the following were the chief winners:—Solo under 12 years, Master Cyril Bevan; chief recitation, Miss Christina Cook; recitation under 12, Miss Eva Cook; duet, Miss Hannah Davies and Master Cyril Bowen. A reception concert was held at Calfaria Chapel in honour of Priv. Wm. Davies, Twyn, who was recently discharged from the Army. The chair was taken by the Rev. T. R. Jones. The following took an active part in the proceedings:—Misses Phyllis Benjamin, D. R. Davies, A. Rees, May Jonfes, C. Davies, T. C. Lloyd, Gladys Rees, Muriel Jones, Maggie Davie. Elsie Rees, C. Price, Carrie Jones, Lizzie Jones, Maggie B. Rees, and Jenny Evans. A pianoforte solo was also given by Miss J. Thomas. The duties of accompanist were carried out by Mr. J. Morgan, A.L.C.M. During the evening, verses appropriate to the occasion were read by Mr. John Rees, Twyn. A very successful social was held at the Cross Keys Hotel on Saturday evening last, under the auspices of the local branch of the Discharged and Demobilised Sailors' and Soldiers Federation. The president, Mr. I W. S. Wasdlaw, M.E., in opening the pro- ceedings, said that the Federation had done excellent work, especially in the widows and orphans section. He assured them that any- thing he could do towards the advancement of the branch would be done ungrudgingly. A lengthy programme was gone through, to which the following contributed:—Comrades W. Lewis and D. Rees (" Bone Song "), J. Evans, D.. Jones (" Blighty "), J. Morgan (" Me and My Girl"), Stoker Jenkins (Flagship Victoria), D. Jones (" Speak not her name "), D. J. Jones Bugler "), E. Ellis ("Little Boy called Taps"), D. Rees ("Forty Years" ) J. Morgan ("The Soldier's Song "), Evan Morgan (" McCarthy' s Party"), J. Ellis Thora"), W. Lewis (" Soldier's Laddie"), and Priv. Coulton. A most enjoyable evening was spent, and the pro- ceedings terminated by the singing of the National Anthem.






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Ammanford Urban Council.






Amman Valley Colliery Strike

Local Wedding.