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LOCAL NOTES. ■i"HSF1—

IAMMANFORD. _ !

-_-J ! LATE MR. T. WOODWARD.

YSTALYFERA ACCOUNTANT'S DEATH.

I HOPE-FULL?

PIGS IN KITCHEN?I

RECRUITING FOR SIXTH WELSH.…

ISWANSEA'S RECORD.I

ILLANGENNECH MAN'S ROMANCE.

IPONTARDAWE TROOPER BEREAVED

IOMNIBUS NOTES.

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I OMNIBUS NOTES. In response to an invitation from th. Mumbles ifshermen, a representative from the SOllth Wales Sea Fisheries Board will meet the local fishermen at the Mer- maid Hotel, Mumbles. It is understood that the object of the meeting is to con. sider the Swansea Corporation sewerage scheme in relation to the Mumhlei oysters, etc. Welsh Regiment Goat. Billy," the mascot of the Welsh Begi- ment a-t, the front, has died of blood poison- ing. Goat-Major Flint bas written to a comrade now at Cardiff Castle that he 24 sending the skin home to be stuffed. The New Judge. Mr. Justice Low, whose appointment aal a Judge of the King's Bench Division; was recently announced, was sworn in before the Lord Chief Justice yesterday, Mr. Justice Ridley, Mr. Justice Coleridge, Mr. Justice Bailhache, and Mr. Justice Atkin were present. Coming World's Fair Eisteddfod. Wales will figure largely in the World's Fair Eisteddfod at San Francisco this year, when the Panama Canal is opened, The prizet3 offered at the eisteddfod wi U create a record, and the subjects are in- teresting and novel. Several Welsh bards and literary men are among the adjudi- cators, including Dyfed (the Arcbdruid), Silyn Roberts, Alafon, Owen M. Ed" wards, and Ernest Rhys. Southampton's Policewomen. The Southampton Corporation yesterv day decided unanimously two appoint two women constables, in spite of the fact tha, the Home Office have refused to express, approval of the appointments. In view of the doubt as to whether such an appointment was valid in law the Seci reVary of State was unable to express aa opinion as to whether half the cost of tha pay and clothiug of female constables could bo charged to the Exchequer con- tribution account, but a strong case was made out for the appointment, and thflj Council agreed. t Swansea Steamer in Distress. Lloyd s Land's End a.gent tolegraphe:- Meinam, ateamer, reported at 11.21 aan. 01* Sunday: The steamer Weehaken, of .L ewpon to Cubti. Swansea, bound from Newport to Culm asks for immediate help. Anchored in latitude 50.32 N., longitude 5.22 W. Sequin* a tag. The Weehawken is a steel screw steamcf of 2,784 tone, built at Newcastle in 1891, a.nd owned by the Restitution Steamship Com- pany, Limited (Messrs. J. 1. Jacobs and Co., managers), and is registered at Swansea.. Mother and Daughter Asphyxiated. A shocking discovery was made in at room above a email eweet shop in Vazixq hall-road, Liverpool, on Monday. A woman named Foley and her. daughter, who kept the ehop and live ia the room above, were found dead it bed, having been asphyxiated by gas from » jet which was turned on. The tap of a gas stove in the same room was turned off, and it is believed that the gas jet tap had been accident- ally left on. Income Tax Paid Promptly. People are paying their income ta.T this year somewhat more promptly be- cause, as they say, they are now getting something for their money." This was the statement of an inoome-tax official yesterday. The income tax was imposed originally as a war tax and was kept on tho schedule of taxes when war was ended because of its elasticity. To-day it is filling its original purpose, and for the first time for many years it is developing little grumbling or discontent. New High Court Judge. The appointment of Sir Frederick Low, K.C., M.P.. to be n cf the High Court, lit,, '11. i^nouneed. The vacancy in the King'.s ik-ach. Division, caused by the promotion to the Court of Appeal ofc Mr. Justice Banker in succession to the lata Lord Justice Kennedy. The appointment of Sir Frederick Low necessitates a by-election in Norwich City, the representation of which is divided between Liberalism and Labour. Sir Frederick liau often acted as Com- missioner of Assize, and was Recorder of Ipswich from 1906 to 1913. Welsh Composer Wounded. Mr. Cyril Jenkins, the Welsh com" poser, is being treated for shrapnel wounds in the arm and leg in. the mili- tary hospital at Bournemouth. His risa in the army has been unusually rapid. On the outbreak of war he joined tb(t Royal Welsh Fusiliers as a private, and soon gained promotion to the non-com- missioned ranks. In October he received a second lieutenancy and was transferred to the Royal Field Artillery, and went to France as a Captain and Adjutant. Captain Jenkins, who received his wounds at Ypres, is reported to be pro. grassing favourably. Welsh Soldier's Sudden Death. On Friday night Quartermaster-Ser- geant Gibbons, 5th Welsh Reserve, died at his billet at Haverfordwest, pre- sumably from heart failure. Quartermaster-Sergeant Gibbons was II native of Merthyr, and before the war was employed by Messrs. Rancocks, brewers, Cardiff. He was formerly colour-sergeant in the Welsh Regiment, and joined the 5th Welsh Reserve on formation, and was promoted quartermaster-sergeant. He was 45 years of age. The deceased was formerly on the per- manent staff of the 3rd Welsh Regiment, and spent 12 years in India before taking his discharge with the rank of colour- sergeant about six years ago. He was of a genial disposition, and was a popular member of the United Services mess at Cardiff. He was a fine billiard player. Two Officers Shot. At Torquay on Sunday night, Private G, Harris, of the 7th Devon Cyclist.* (Reserve) a native of Exeter, and Ptivat. Donald Pullman, a native of Bourns- mouth, were on patrol duty on the darkened sea front, when a large motor- car, containing three passengers passed. The driver was called upon to hai, which he promptly did, and, acting oN instructions, the patrol commenced to overhaul the car. Two of the passengers alight ed—Lieutenant Simpson, Army Ser- vice Corps, stationed at Plymouth, and Lieutenant Hart, Royal Navy. Some conversation took place, and quite suddenly t b e riff-ein the hands of Pte. Harris y: ('Jscharged. Both officers feU to the groand shot. Only one shot was fired, but the bullet penetrated both officers, one of whom died on the way to I Torbay Hospital, and the other soon aiter he had reached the institution. New Lord of Appeal. The King- has approved the appointment lof Mr. Justice Bankes to be a Lord Justice of Appeal in succession to the late Lord Justice Kennedy., The new Lord of Appeal is well known in Wales as politician, advocate, and judge. The eldest son of Mr. John Scott Bankes, of Soughton Hall, Flintshire, he j was educated at Eton and Oxford, and called to the Bar in 1878. His prowess as an advocate won him speedy recognition, and tie appeared as leading counsel in many great cases during the past twenty years. He was created a judge of the King's Bench Division in 1910, and sat at Assize in Swansea on several occasions. A Conservative in politics, he unsuccess- fully contested the Flint District in General Election of January, 1906, his op- ponent hing Mr. T. Howell Idri?. Ho wa? also Chancellor of St. Asaph, ]Mn- 1910. He has one son and two daughters, one of the latter being the wife of Mr. Wilfrid Lewis, the son of the late Mr. Arthur Lewis, stipendiary magistrate for (Pontypridd, and grandson of tha 1& L Bishop of LlandaS. •t

ARTHURIAN LEGENDS IN FRANCE.I

FAMOUS PLAY COMING TO PORT…

RAILWAY STATION SCENES.

PONTARDAWE DOCTOR'S WIDOW.

I THE DISTRICT SEAT. I

I NO FRESH LOAN LIKELY.' j

WELSH HOME RULE. I

IOLD _MYNYDDBACH PLAYER.

IFIREMEN REFUSED TO WORK.