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ASTERISKS 0.- A local grocer has a picture of the beautiful little- forget-me-not on his bill- heads. » The proposed tinplalo mission to the United States has been postponed to the autumn. • • • m Drop into the Llanelty Cinema to-night and see the Queen of Screen land, Mary Pickford. The Melbourne Hoto1, newly built, is about to be opened. Mr. David Morgan is the new licensee. Local tradesmen b.we decided that Tuesday following the August Bank Holi- day shall also be a. holiday. < < < Ald. Roland Thomas, whose health has not been satisfactory of late, has gone for a long holiday to the West of England. ? « Arrangements are bt'?g made for a. drum-head Peace thanksgiving service to be held in Pare Howard on Sunday week. » The Felinfcel boys who did their bit are to be the guests of Mr. Dnvid John this evening at a dinner at the Public Hall. ♦ Pare How aid is grailually resuming its pre-war aspect. The display of colour on some of the beds during the last few weeks has been much admired. < < Llanelly's war record as given in this issue of the "Star," jj an inspiring one. We only hope that the War Memorial will be worthy such a great effort. » < It is estimated thai. the Llanelly area contains 4,0C0 million tons of un worked coal. Under nationalisation it will take about 4,000 million years to develop this. + The New Dock Stara are already be- stirring themselves. They have their eye on the handsome challenge cup which the Llanelly Club are offering for com- petition. A prominent teetotaller saw two heavi- ly laden brewery drays passing down Capel Newvdd this woolr. "No wonder the reservoir level is falling so rapidly" was his angry comment. < Who is the Burry Port councillor who wa.nts to know the difiWenee between a fl i t ;4"re, ice slaughterhouse and an abattoir the worthy gentleman over heard of Tweedledum and TXlree,ijC heard 6f ,,dee At Burry Port, the discharged soldiers and sailors iiave set up a most interest- ing museum of war souvenirs. A visir. of inspection to this unione collection is part of the peace celebratiouy programme. Capt. W. T. Davie*; is at Bisley this: week, as of yore. He is not a likely- winner of the King's Prize, but has al- ready figured with very satisfactory re- sults in some of the other competitions. Mr. Sidney Charles created something like a record at the Pciiclawdd eisteddfod on Saturday. He carried off triple honours tho tenor solo, champion sOlo, and the duett with Mr. Myrddin Evans, Pwll. Somo Llanelly boys who served on the- Salonika front' acquired new tastes while < abroad. One cf them has developed a great liking fcr frogs. He savs that. "bind legs on toast" aie a great delicacy. Ach y fi » < t Cup yacht races under the auspices of the Llanelly Yacht Club will take place on Saturday (Joy Day) morning, to com- mence at 10 o'clock An opportunity for early risers to spend an enjoyable morn- ing on the beach. » » Several tenders for tho Capel houses have been received at the Town Hall. It will be interesting to see what the are and later on, at what rent the^T irill be let. One coaineillor is sceptical as to whether they will be built under the pa*- sent abnormal conditions. 'us that he saw A correspondent assures us that he saw grazing in the Pecp!?s Park—we still c?H it a park-the ether morning 10 horses and about 15 donkejs (quadrn- peds). For a change of air the whole menagerie then moved off in the direction of Coleshill terrace. Life mi-st be rather adventurous around Cole shiH way, we should imagine. The first M.P. elected for the extinct Carmarthen Boroughs was the Hon. W. H. Yelverton, who defeated Mr. John Jones, a well-known banker, by 302 votes to 295. This was a close run. Years afterwards (in 1805 to be exact) Sir J. J. Jenkins defeated Major Jones by a majority of 52. Fifteen years later, Mr. Llewelyn Williams obtained the unpre- cedented majority of 2.232 over Lord Tiverton.

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