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PONTARDULAIS. I Graig Merthyr Colliery workmen < vesLeA ?2.GGO of their war fund in the Ta-.? Bank.  Pontarduini? must suT'!y hold f^Tiniquc. ( 1. J. f  k' recn'd i? having a vi?it from two Tanks on the &am& day. An iateresting speaker on the Pontar- dulais Tank platform was Chaplain Wil- liam?, of the New ZcaJan4 Forces. He has local connections. Pte. Glyndwr Davies, R.M L I.. son of Mr. and Mrs. John Davies, Red Cow Inn, Heady, Pontardulais, has been awarded the D.C.M. The following is an extract from a Brigade-Major to Mr. R. H. Samp- son, was rwarded this medal for conspicuous gal- lantry. He advanced lone to an enemy strong püjat, denian^d its surrender.,and single handed, he brought in 50 prisoners. Another brother was awarded the D.C.M. co-^o time atfo. Two proud fathers occupied the same platform at Pontardulais. They were Mr. R. H. Sampson. J.P., and Mr. John Davi 'S, Red <,ow, Hendy. Two of the former's sons have wrm the M.C. and two of the latter' the D.C.M. The amended total for the Pojitardulais Tank effort reads £ 71.540. The quota for the place was only 5-12,500, so that taking into consideration tiio sum of E17,000 raised in March la-H, and the tine weekly contributions raised by the various War Savings Associations in the 'place, Pont- ardulais has wcrthily maintained its fine record for practical patriotism. A special meeting of the members of the Pontardulais waid of the JJ-mdeilo- Talybont Council was hold on Wednesday evening. Complaint is to be made about the method the main county road is be- ing tarred at present. Arrangements are now complete for the spraying of potatoes, and early applications should be made to the Clerk to the Council, 4r. Mor- gan Bronllwyti Local people are still confident that the I local tank effort, will nitimjtely total t-, s figures. Some substantial sums have been already added to Thursday's splen- did total. Pontardulais still claims to have more individual investors than neighbour, Gorseinon, the lattev's record total notwithstanding. Tho Rev W Ofjvvr Jones p.reached at anniversary service* at Trinity W^lsh j Wesleyan Chapel on Sunday. i Capt. T. S. Morrie, Pifle Brigade, a<- tac-.hod Macliine-ge.n Corps, has mentioned in disj.jitches for conspicuous gallantry in Salonika, where he bas eerved continuously since November, 1115. Prior to tliat he had been much j hard fighting in France. His only bro- ther lias made the supreme sacrifice. Capt. Morris is a son of Principal Silas Morris, M A., and ot Mrs. Morris (Ban- Ir), and a nephew of Mr. Evan Wil- iiame, J.P. Glyndwr, Pontardulais), president South Wales Ccalowners* sociation; of Mr, Henry Wilbams, Llwyn Gwern; and of Mrs. (I)r.) W. C. Gr!"h5. :$rvn Ho?e, Pontardulais. Belle Vue Grounds. which have been acquired by the Town Pll ver Band, were formally o]>ened on Saturday evening in the presence of a good company by the president, Lieut. 1). J. Davies, Birch Rock Villa. A procession, consisting of dis- charged soldiers, the Volunteers, and the. R.A.O.B.. paraded tho streets, beaded by the Band. Mr. Ei U. F rite hard was pre- sented by Mr. E\-a'l Morley, on behalf of the committee and Landrraen, with a silver-mounted baton; and Pte. Glyndwr Davies was decorated with his D.C.M. medal by Mr. R. r-L Sampson, J.P. A.B. Harold F. John, D.S.M.. was also intro- duced to the crowd, and there was great enthusiasm.

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