Skip to main content
Hide Articles List

18 articles on this Page

Advertising

-AMMANFORD.-I

ICWMAMMAN.

-LLANDEBIE.

LLANDILO. I

News
Cite
Share

LLANDILO. At the Welsh United Game Show held at Aberdare en Thursday, the 30th ult., Mr. Jack Edwards, of the Railway Tavern Hotel, Llandlilo, won first and special, second and third pries in Indian Game cocks; first and special, Indian Game hens; also cup for the best bird in the show, with three other cups. The show was a record one, with over 400 entries. Mr. Edwards' birds were very much admired by a large gathering of fanciers. A public meeting of workmen, skilled and unskilled, was held at the Long Room, Rail- way Tavern Hotel, Liandilo, on Saturday night last, at which workmen of all classes were in attendance in large numbers. The object of the meeting was to get all the workmen to join the Union. This, it is ex- pected, will be done. Local officers were elected, and a large number joined. Another meeting will be held next Saturday. Mrs. Roberts, the wife of Capt. W. L. Roberts, of Llanerch, Stepney Road, Llan- dilo, has been presented with an autograph portrait of Admiral Silr David Beatty, Com- mander of the Grand Fleet, accompanied by a certificate conveying to her the grateful thanks of the Grand Fleet for alii that she has done. Mrs. Roberts acted as local secretary for the sending of supplies collected from the town and district for the Navy. The fortnightly auction mart in connection with the Liandilo Bridge Auction Mart Com- pany, Ltd., was held at the Liandilo Mart on Monday last. Sixty-two fat cattle and 103 fat sheep were graded; also there were 51 claves and 54 store pigs. The fat cattle and sheep were disposed of at the controlled price. The calves realised 'from 30s. to £ 4 15s. each, and the store pigs from 30s. to 105s. apiece. Cows and calves sold at prices ranging from £33 10s. to £ 38 10s. The graders were Messrs. James Hobbs, 1 he Home Farm, Golden Grove, and Jonathan Jones, butcher, Ammanford; and the supe- grader Mr. Trew, of Bridgend. The auc- tioneers were Messrs. J. Howell Thomas and Son, Carmarthen. Fifteen in-foal mares from the Food Production Department were put up for sale and disposed of at good prices. The monthly meeting of the Liandilo Urban District Council was held on Tuesday evening last. The sitting was one of the shortest on record. Mr. A. E. Harries, J.P., Chairman, was in the chair. The Chairman mentioned the fact that Mr. W. D. Jenkins, architect and surveyor (a member of the Council), had been appointed surveyor under the Housing Scheme to the Aberdare Coua- cil. It was resolved that the hearty eon- gratulations of the Council be accorded him. The other business of the Council was correspondence and the confirming of the minutes of the various committee meetings since the previous meeting of the Council. The Chairman reported the work done by the delegates who went to Carmarthen to meet other delegates in connection with the Llandilo and Lampeter Light Railway. He stated that delegates were required to meet again at Pumpsaint, where it was intended that delegates from Lampeter as far as the Amman Valley would be present. It was agreed that the same delegates as went to Carmarthen should again attend. A public presentation was made to the returned prisoners of war at the Drill Hall on Wednesday evening last. Mr. A. E. Harries, J.P. (Chairman of the Llandilo Urban District Council), occupied the chair. The following were presented with cheques on behalf of the Liandilo Soldiers' and Sailors' Welcome Committee by Mrs. Gwynne-Hughes, of Tregeyb:—Privs. D. Enoch, Rhosmaen; D. J. Hughes, White Hart; W. Griffiths, New Inn Shop; G. Carey, Ffairfach; W. Walters, Greenfield Place; and S. Rogers, Liandilo. Mrs. Gwynne-Hughes, in an eloquent and dignified speech, welcomed the soldiers to their native town. Capt. C. H. Phillips, Tregeyb, also extended a hearty welcome to the boys. Sergt. W. Stephens, D.C.M., on behalf of the discharged soldiers, congratulated them on their safe return. A, miscellaneous con- cert was afterwards held, when the following took part:-Solo, Mrs. Huw Williams; solo, Miss Maude Williams; recitation, Col.-Sergt. George W. Jenkins; solo, Mr. D. John Rhys; solo, Mr. J. Roderick Evans; and recitation, Mr. Jack Jones. The spacious hall was crowded, and the returned prisoners were accorded a rousing reception.

I LLANDOVERY.I

PENYGROES.I

ITALLEY. I

"Princess Chrysanthemum."

Ammanford Urban Council.

Advertising

IFOOTBALL TOPICS.

•LONDON LETTER.

Advertising

BRYNAMMAN. I

Amman Valley Colliery Strike

Local Wedding.

Advertising