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THE LLANDEBIE DEBATE.

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AMMANFORD. I The local football team should have played Gowerton on Saturday last, but were stopped on receipt of a wire from the latter on Saturday morning. Under the auspices of the local Trades and Labour Council, an address was delivered at the Y.M.C.A., on Thursday last, by Mr. D. G. Morgan, who is himself afflicted, on the training of the blind. Mr. D. J. Edwards was the chairman. A repeat performance of The Magic Key was given at the Palace Theatre last night by the Bettws Children's Choir (con- ductor, Mr. Arthur Moses). The Rev. W. Richard, Bryn-ffin, presided over a large gathering, and a most successful entertainment was submitted. The death occurred on Monday last of Mr. David Morgan, 33, Margaret Street. The deceased, 'who was 77 years of age, was a well-known agricultural, and prior to his retirement six years ago resided at Llangwid- tan Farm, Llandebie. The funeral took place to-day, the place of interment being Llandebie Parish Churchyard. A memoriail service was held at the Eben- Baptist Chapel on Sunday evening last to the late Rev. T. F. Williams, who for some 40 years was the respected pastor. Touching tributes were paid by the Rev. J. Griffiths, B.A., B.D., to the good work done by the deceased gentleman. During the service the Dead March was effectively played by Mr. J. Harries-Thomas, A.R.C.M. A reception concert was held at Bethel, Pantyffynnon, on Tuesday evening, when seven local warriors who have recently been demobilised were presented with appropriate gift1- They were Messrs. Waltr Jones, ? jdns Morgan, Edwin Jenkins, Trevor Jen- kms. Charles W altrs, Morgan Jones, and Davies. A lengthy programme was gone through, and a ??t enjoyable evening was through and a inost en oya b le even lag was On Monday evening last, a presentation of a dressmg.case was made to Miss Laura Hitchings, Margaret Street, at the English Congregational Church, on the occasion of Her leaving the district to take up an appoint- ment at Llanelly. The Rev. D. E. Harris presided. Miss Hitchings has acted as deputy organist to the church for some years. Mrs. S. Waters and Mr. R. W. Davies spoke on behalf of the Band of Hope and Sunday School respectively. During the pro- ceedings, mention was made of the loyalty of M iss Hitchings to the cause, and of her being an accomplished musician. The gathering was a large one. Mr. W. M. Davies was the accompanist. At the Gwynfryn Congregationalt Vestry, presentation was made to Bandsman Willie Davies, R.W.F., of Margaret Street, who was recently demobilised after three years' service in Egypt. The Rev. D. Bryniog; Thomas (pastor) presided, and handed over the usual gift. A capital programme was, arranged for the occasion. Solos were ren- dered by Messrs. T. Griffiths, Rees J. Williams (Wind Street), Rees Morgan, Bririley Williams (High Street), Nat Grif- fiths (Talbot Road) Miss Eluned Lewis (High Street), and Miss Lizzie Williams (Margaret StreetL recitations. During the evening, selections were given by a local band conducted by Mr. Ben Lloyd. Mr. Evan Jones, Tegfan House, and Councillor John Davies, Commerce House, delivered short addresses. Miss Annie Lawley was the accompanist. Under the presidency of Mr. W. N. Evans, High Street, a reception was held at Ebenezer Vestry last night. The guests of the evening were night. The .4 of the evening were Messrs. Emrys Jones, Talbot Road; Evan Thomas Evans, Bettws Road; Rees W. Griffiths, Ponitamman Road and J. Edwards, College Street. All are returned soldiers, and with much service to their credit on the various battlefronts. Addresses were delivered by Messrs. David William, Bettws; John Williams, Talbot Road; Wm. Williams, Glanamman House; and the Rev. J. Griffiths, B.A., B.D. (pastor). Messrs. Willie Leyshon, T.C.L., and Trevor Jenkins, A.L.C.M., were the accompanists. The secretarial duties were admirabiy carried out by Mr. Brynmor Davies. An excellent programme had been arranged, to which the following contributed :-Misses Edith Hughes and A. Drinkwater, Messrs. Iorwerth Phillips, Joseph Phillips, Tommy Jones (Pantyffynnon), Dan Thomas (Llan- debie), Brinley Williams, Tom Williams, Wm. Davies (Tirydail), Brinley Davies (Tirydail), Tom Bevan (Saron), and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Evans. Selections by the String Band were also given under the con- ductorship of Mr. Tom Evans. At the close the usual votes of thanks were passed. We deeply regret to announce the death, in her 39th year, of Mrs. Lizzie Rees, Whit- church, a cousin of Mr. Evan Lewis, jeweller, Quay Street. The deceased leaves behind a daughter to mourn her loss. Her husband predeceased her about seven years ago. The body was brought to Ammanford for interment on Monday, the place of burial being Ebenezer Chapel graveyard. The last rites were performed by the Rev. J. Griffiths, B.A., B.D., Rev. G. Penrith Thomas, Fern- dale, Rev. T. Roberts, Penvbank, Rev. D. Williams, Cwmifor, and Rev. Williams, Fochriw. The two last-name'd were brothers- in-law to the deceased lady. The mourners included the deceased's two sisters; Mr. Fred Lewis (brother) Mr. Treharne, Messrs. John, Ivor, and Daniel Lewis, Pontyberem (cousins) Mr. William Rees, Penybank (father-in-law); Mr. Howells, Whitchurch; Messrs. J. Jones and Walter Jones, Llanelly; Mr. W. Jones, Neath; Mr. and Mrs. Evan Lewis, Quay Street, Ammanford; Mr. and Mrs. J. Williams, Penybank; Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas, Ammanford; Messrs. Jones, Lewis, and Richards, Whitchurch; Mr. Jones, Newton, Mumbles; Mr. J. Harries- Thomas, Ammanford Miss Morris, Llandilo Mrs. Rees, Swansea; Mrs. Reynolds, Kid- welly and Mrs. Owen, Pontyberem. Anniversary services were held at the English Congregational Church on Sunday last. During the morning session, the pastor, tb^ Rev. D. E. Harris, delivered a very powerful address to the members of the Sun- day School. In the afternoon, the miscel- laneous programme was a feature," and over which the pastor presided. Recitations were given by Misses Evelyn Thorne, Rosie Thomas, Olwen Prout, Maude Morris, Edith Hughes, Annie Morgan, Gwennie Broad, Phyllis Waters, and Masters Thomas J. Gunter, Arthur G. Davies, Syd Phillips, and Tom Brunt; so-los 8y Misses Gladys Jenkins, Kitty Davies, Elsie Morgan, and Masters Ronald James and Ehvyn Waters. Choruses were rendered by the Children's Choir, under were ren d ere d by of C?hr. Sa"Uel waters. the conductorship of Mr. Sadtnel Waters. During the evening service, recitations were given by Misses Alice Morgans, Mary Gunter, Elsie Morgan, Annie Hughes, Gladys Jenkins, Annie Scrutton, Olive Waters, Annie Voyle, Edith Hughes, Muriel Grove, Cissie Brunt, and Masters Bertie Scruitton, Oswald Knight, Elwyn Waters; and solos were rendered by Misses Annie Phillips, Maggie Jones, Enid Evans, Alice Phillips, and Blodwen Thomas. Credit is due to the Sunday School superintendent, Mr. Samuel Waters, who has done much to further the teaching of the young at the church, and his devotion to the interests of the Sunday School in general. The death has taken place at 15, Pont- amman Road, of Mr. David Evans. The deceased, who was 43 years of age, leaves a widow and two children to mourn their loss. For some 15 years he had been in failing health, and succumbed io pneumonia. He was regarded as one of the finest craftsmen in the district, and was engaged in the erec- tion of the Pembrey Munition Works and Rhayader Waterworks. The funeral, which took place on Monday, was very largely attended, the mortal lemaims being laid to rest at Ebenezer Baptist burial-ground. The officiating ministers- were the Revs. J. Griffiths, B.A., B.D., and D. Tegfan Davies. The mourners included the widow and children; Mrs. Anne Evans (mother) Mr. Tom Evans, checkweigher, Bettws, Mr. John Evans, Lianelly, and Mr. Joshua Evans. Ammanford (brothers) Rev. M. T. Rees,! Minke (cousin) Messrs. David and Henry Jones (brothers-in-law) Mr. and Mrs. Ivor, Jones, Half Moon, Garnant (brother-in-law and sister-in-law) Mr. and Mrs. Salisbury, Margaret Street, Ammanford (brother-in-law and sister-in-law) Mrs. Anne Davies (sis-! t*r) Mr. and Mrs. Griffiths, Penybank Road, Ammanford; Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins, Cae-gurwen Arms, Gwaun- cae-gurwen; Messrs. Johnny and Willie Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Evan Williams, High Street, Ammanford. Several friends from Clydach also attended.

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