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LLANDILO, I The funeral oi the late David Williams, I aged 44, of Cwmgelynen, Golden Grove, an I ex-soldier and a member of the Llandilo Branch of the Welsh National Federation of Discharged and Demobilised Sailors and Sol- diers, took place on Friday at the Golden Grove Churchyard, the Vicar officiating. There was a lafge gathering, including a number of deceased's comrades. At the Llandilo Bridge Auction Mart held this week, 128 fat cattle and 273 fat sheep and lambs were graded and allocated at con- trolled prices. Seventeen calves were dis- posed of at prices ranging from £3 to £ 6 16s.; 75 pigs were sold from i.2 to 9-5 and 106 ewes and lambs for storers fetched from 30s. to 65s. each. Messrs. James Hobbs, The Home Farm, Golden Grove, and Jonathan Jones, butcher, Amman ford, were the graders, and the auctioneers were Messrs. J. Howell Thomas and Sons, Carmarthen. At the monthly meeting of the Llandilo Urban District Council, held on Tuesday evening, Mr. H. W. Jones, J.P., presiding, the Clerk, submitted his estimate of the ex- penses for the current half-year, which necessi- tated the levying of a 2s. 6d. rate, being the same as the last half-year. In the report of the Electric Light Collector for the last quar- ter, it transpired that the income for the quarter had increased by £47 18s. 9d. over the corresponding qu&rter last year. Several new consumers have en connected in the meantime, and a gooa many more are await- ing to be put on. Rees Davies, a butcher, of Ammanford, was brought up on remand before a special sitting of the Llandilo Bench of magistrates, o-.i Wednesday of last week, upon a charge ot unlawfully wounding John William Davies, of No. 4, Foundry Road, Ammanford, by striking him twice with a stick on the head at the Llandilo Bridge Auction Mart on the previous Monday. From the evidence, an altercation ensued between the two men, and Rees Davies rose his stick and struck the prosecutor on the head two severe blows Until the blood flowed, and prosecutor almost fell to the ground. The Bench committed the prisoner to the next Quarter Sessions. The anniversary services in connection with the Capel Newydd Independent Chapel were held on Sunday and Monday evening last. The special preachers were Prof. D. Miall Edwards, M.A., Brecon, and the Rev. D. J. Lewis, B.A., Tumble. The proceedings were conducted by the pastor, the Rev. William Davies, The Walk. Special offerings were contributed in token of thanks to Almighty Gcd for His deliverance of the boys (who had served in the war and the members who had undergone the anxiety inseparable from sepa- ration and even death. Large congregations were in attendance at each service. The sub- stantial sum of i240 was collected towards reducing the debt of the chapel building. William Sullivan, late of New Inn Farm, Llandilo, a demobilised soldier, was brought up at the Llandilo Police Court on Thursday Ifcst upon a wariant, and chained with neg- lecting his three children, aged 10* 61 and 3 years respectively. The evidence shewed that he had left his wife and three children wholly unprovided for, and hud gone away to Lincolnshire, in cc.nsequence of which his family had to seek outdoor relief. Inspector 'acis Jones deposed to his having paid four visits to the house, and on each occasion he found little or no food in the Souse except a few potatoes and half a loaf of bread. There was little or no furniture., Defendant had been offered work at £4 per week, but had not availed himself of it. Defendant was sentenced to three months hard labour.

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