Memorial Service PARK CHURCH ROLL OF HONOUR. An impressive memorial service was held at Park Church cn Sunday morning, in remembrance of fifteen members of the church who made the supreme sacri- fice in the war. The Rev. Rees Griffiths, M.A., in his sermon, based on the text: 4Tie being dead, yet speað, paid au eloquent tribute to the heroism and self- sacrifice displayed by the young men who II had left all to answer the call of duty. The names of the fallen are appended: Robert Clifford Davies, IVQÍ- Guest Rees, Gwilym Arthur Davies, Harry Griffith* Spinks, Gwilym Jones Augustus, David James Crawford, Cyril Vaughan Thomas, Francis Wright Sutherns, Edgar John Evans, Vivian Guest Rees, Claude Vin- ¡ cent Evans, Richard Jenkins, Robert Davies, Stanley Richards, and George Lewis (Burry Port).
DAMACINU PUBLIC PROPERTY. I Four boys, Dennis Evans and Leonard Evans, 2, Heol Tregoning, Gwilym Ree, 31, Heol Tregoning, and Fred Lemon, 17, Heol Tregoning, all between the ages of 8 and 12, appeared at the Juvenile Court yesterday on a charge of committing wil- ful damage, to the extent of £1 10s., to a footbridge at Machynis, the property of the Llanelly Corporation. All the defendants pleaded guilty. D. G. Henshaw stated that at about 7.30 p.m. on July 8th, he concealed him- self neqr the footbridge, and saw Dennis Evans pick out of the water an iron bar, which Fred Lemon then used for wrench- ing pieces of timber away from the bridge, afterwards carrying the wood away with them. The case against Rees was dismissed, witness stating that he was simply look- ing on; whilst the other defendants were cautioned, and their parents ordered to pay the costs, the Presiding Magistrate (Mr. F. R. Nevill) remarking that there was a great deal of wilful damage going on all ovftr the town, and it was time it was put a stop to.
15th Welsh Re-union. » The first re-union supper under the auspices of the 15th Welsh Regiment (Carmarthenshire Battalion) which was held at the Drill Hall last Saturday was an unquaified success. About 150 men who were proud of their association with a Battalion that gained imperishable glory in Mametz Wood, attended, a good muster having come from the outlying districts. To witness the cordiality with which these former comrades in arms renewed accquaintanoe was an inspiring sight, which was enhanced whan each man was introduced to Lieut.-Col. T. W. Parinson, D.S.O., and Lieut.-Col. Helme, D.S.O., with bar, who chatted freely with them and made sympathetic en- quiries about the maimed. Mr. T. Wise's orchestra discoursed a lively programme of music which was much appreciated. A musical programme was also gone through the following contributing: Messrs. W. H. Protheroe, Luther Rees, J. Bowen Davies, D. Thomas (violinist), and D. Jones (flautist). Mr. Llew. Edwards was the accompanist. Before the termin- ation of the programme Lieut.-CoL Parkinson was carried shoulder high while "For he's a jolly good fellow" was sung and three cheers given. The secre- tarial duties were admirably carried out by Sergt. W. J. Jenkins.
DONT forget the DANCE at St. Peter's Hall to-night. Dancing from 8 till 4. Waltzing competition and novelty competition. Substantial prizes given for both. BOROUGH AND RURAL DISTRICT OF LLANELLY. Household Fuel and Lighting Order, 1919. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that .N no person shall after this date pur- chase, obtain or in any way acquire coal coming within the scope of this Order unless he shall have registered with a coal merchant or dealer as required by this Order; nor shall he purchase, obtain or in any way acquire coal for consump- tion from any other coal merchant or dealer than the one with whom he is registered except with the previous assent in writing of the Local Fuel Overseer. This regulation applies to consumers who obtain coal in small quantities from hawkers. Dated this 16th day of July, 1919. J. H. BLAKE, J. H. MONTGOMERY, Local Fuel Overseers. Castle Buildings, and Town Hall, Llanelly. r -Cè_ -I ,¡ Mr. J. H. Simcox (f rom photo) Crippled with Gout De Witt's Cure after 12 years. 1 Have you any of these symptoms ? First thing in the morning—Head- ache, stiff joints, sluggishness, puffi- ness under the eyes, or nasty taste in the mouth ? During the day-Lack of energy, stabbing or wearying backache pains when you stoop or remain long in one position, rheumatic twinges in the limbs, urinary difficulty or bladder dis- comfort ? At the end of the day—Swollen feet. bad appetite, general weakness and irritability ? These symptoms mean kidney and bladder weakness, and may lead ijo deadly Bright's Disease. Here is the case of a man who suf- fered for 12 years from Kidney trouble, telling how he was completely cured. Mr. J. H. Simcox, the well-known Birmingham tradesman, of 23, Buck- ingham St., Birmingham, said in 1915: ?or over 12 years I suffered such agonies from rheumatic gout that often I could not bear anyone to come near or touch me. "My limbs swelled enormously. One foot was so bad that I had to have a special boot made. I hobbled about like a cripple, and was laid up for three and four months at a time. I tried every remedy that I heard of, doctors' pre- scriptions and embrocations without success. Then twelve months ago I tried a box of De Witt's Kidney and Bladder Pills, and they gave me so much relief that I decided to continue taking them. The swellings gradually went down, and I became quite free from pain, and in a few weeks could move about quite easily. Since that time I have been quite free from my old trouble." Confirming this statement in 1918 Mr. Simcox said :— "I have been a new man since taking De Witt's Kidney and Bladder Pills. I shall always have great pleasure in recommending them to anyone suffer- ing as-I did. There are many kidney remedies that get no nearer to the seat of the trouble than to regulate the bowels. De Witt's Kidney and Bladder Pills go straight through the Kidney and Bladder, flushing them out and toning them up to the healthy activity which is essential to general good health. Within 24 hours the pain ia relieved and a blue tinge in the urine provea to you for your own satisfaction that this wonderful remedy has actually passed right through the system. Perfectly safe for old and young alike, they hardly ever fail to effect a I perfect and permanent cure. J « kidney & madder DWV eWltjl tS Pills When you buy the pills be sure that they are De Witt's in the white boxes, printed in blue and gold. Give them a fair trial and prove for yourself what relief they bring. You can get a box from:—Boots Cash Chemists. All branches; Evan Jones Son and Co. Ltd., J. R. Henderson, 142, Station road, and D. Morris, Market street, Llanelly. The price is 2/9 per box, or a month's supply of these wonderful little pills for 5/ Or if. you would like to try them first without even risking a penny, all you have to do is to send your appli- firsb without even r i sking a penn ? k itt & Co., Ltd. (Dept. 209A), 44/45, cation to the Makers: E. C. De Witt & Co., Ltd. (Dept. 209A), 44/45, Rathbone Place, London, W.1, stating your Chemist's name and address fully and what you suffer from, when a generous sample will be sent you in I 5 I plain wrapper by return post.
I PEACE. I Through sacrifice of bravest and of best, The nations of the world are now at rest. Once more has Victory smiled upon the just, Whilst hosts of evil grovel in the dust. We hail the advent of a brighter day, "Glory to God" with thankful hearts we say. The battlefields of Europe are now still. Peace reigning over every dale aad lull. The wooden crosses raised up to the skv Mark every sacred spot w here heroes lie; Their noble spirits dwell in endless rest Let us, like them, for Country do our best Unitedly we strove to end the strife, By dread machines designed to crush out life; Our gallant men on land, and air, and sea The folks at home, in mine, and factory, Won through by each one working hand in hand, And thus in Peace we must together band. Right in the end will always conquer Might, Just as the daylight ends the darkest night.. The unseen hand of Providence is nigh To help His faithful servants when they cry, And when all earthy strife and discord cease, Will call them to His own eternal Peace. Burry Port. G.T.
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A War Record. — -0 — What Pembrey and Burry Port I Accomplished. The war from which we have suc- cessfully emerged has left its mark on every district in the land, and in this neighbourhood has wrought many changes. I In the period immediately preceding the war the district was under an in- dustrial cloud, but since 1914, things have changed. As the old proverb says: "It is an ill wind that blows no I one good," and so it proved here. Mr. JJoyd George's cry for "More Muni- tions" caused explosive and other fac- tories to spring up all over the country as if by magic, and Pembrey was selected as a suitable site for a large Powder Factory. In a short time it transformed the sandy bur- rows into a hive of industry employ- ing at one time nearly 8,000 people. Many resided in the district, but the large majority came in by special trains. The employees came from all parts of the Kingdom, and women munition workers were employed in large numbers. The Factory brought great prosperity in its train for the duration of the war. j Housing Problem. The housing problem was especially serious locally, as in spite of great overcrowding, the existing houses were far too few in number for the great influx of workers. A few houses and huts were efected in the area, but the only effort to provide houses on a large scale was at the Garden suburb where 100 houses are being erected, about 50 now being inhabited Transport Service. Another result of the Factory was th.e establishment of the motor bus service to Llanelly, which although a great public convenience had caused great expense on road making. Local Schemes. In spite of great difficulties the Council has Commenced its sewerage scheme. This had been sanctioned, but subsequently when funds were ap- plied for, Government held the ques- tion up. However, the southern por- tion of the work is now being con- structed. Other important schemes have been held up for lack of funds. A housing scheme for Furnace fields site is being prepared. Water Supply. During the war the Rural Council completed its water supply from Van Lake to Pembrey, and the Factory laid water mains from the works to the GwQjadraeth rivers. Industries. j The population of the district has increased rapidly since 1914. The Copper Works has been converted in- > to a new industry, and the local col- lieries have materially developed giving employment to increasing numbers. I I Men for the Forces. In addition to providing munitions the district also helped to find the men for the fighting forces. Over 500 from this area joined the Colours, our men being found in every theatre of war. Of these nearly 70 made the supreme sacrifice, and several ob- tained decorations for bravery on the field. The local lads never faltered when the call of country came. Comforts Fund. I But war activities did not end here. No place in the land did more for the soldiers and sailors, and the whole district worked harmoniously to- gether to send them comforts and gifts. Every religious body gave the proceeds of their annual concerts to the War Funds, and the public sup- port was so generous that they were a huge success. The War Funds Committee, representative of every class and creed, were enabled to send sums of money and parcels regularly to every one serving, to make pre- sentations to all who won distinctions and organize two hearty "Welcome Home's" to the returned heroes. And in addition, the Belgian Refugees Fund, funds for the Prisoners of War and the Blind were generously sup- ported by the public, who also hand- somely helped the Welsh Hospital at Netley. So that the war period benefited the district industrially, united all classes in works of mercy and kind- ness, and at the same time the men 6f the district nobly did their duty for King and country. If the same whole-hearted co-oper- ation is continued during Peace, the district can confidently look forward to a prosperous future, industrially and socially.
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Gas Wasted THE BURRY PORT ABATTOIR SCHEME. At a special meeting of the Burry Port Council on Wednesday, the Clerk (Mr. J. Lewis Phillips) stated that the Public Loan Board had granted the loan for the building of a slaughterhouse at Derwydd. It now rests with the Council to get on with the work, he added. In reply to a. question, the Clerk stated that the site had been purchased, but not paid for. Dr. J. H. Williams (jocularly): If the land is not paid for, we won't get it. Does this loan cover the expense of everything? The Clerk: Yes. Dr. Williams: We have a rate of 15s. in the £ at present, so we will have to be very careful what we do. Mr. John Leyshon: But this will be a paying concern. Mr McDowall: This has bees going on a long time, and too much "gas" has been wasted. Mr. John Davies: Which gas ? Llanelly gas or Council gas ? Mr. McDowall: Council gas (laughter). Dr. Williams proposed that an ad- vertisement for tenders be inserted as soon as possible, which was carried. The Clerk stated that the Loan Board also wanted to know how much money the Council wanted at a time, and how often. Dr. J. H. Williams: We want as much as possible, and as often as possible (laughter). The Surveyor: We will want about L400 a month. The Chairman: When do you want the first instalment P It was decided to reply accordingly.
ST. MARY'S SUNDAY SCHOOL. On Sunday afternoon, Mrs. Richards, wife of tho respected Curate-in-charge, was presented with a silver Rose Bowl, suitably engraved, by the members of the school on the occasion of her marriage and a hearty welcome was accorded her on coming to the Parish. Mr. J. Me Dowall made the presentation. At the same service, Bibles were also presented to Mrs. Coghill and Mrs. Davies on the occasion of their entering the bonds cf matrimony and for faithful services rendered to the school. Mrs. Coghill was organist and teacher for eight years and is leaving the country for Alaska, whilst Mrs. Davies is one of the most willing teachers. Mr. R. G. Thomas made the presentations, and short ad- dresses were given by Rev. D. Richards and Mr. T. Parry. All the recipients suitably responded. A short programme was contributed by Mrs. Haache, Miss Alice Parry, Miss Eleanor Williams. Master D. J. Williams, and others.
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-n Housing Delay WHO IS TO BLAME AT BURRY PORT ? "There has been far more delay in. this room (meaning the Council Cham- ber) over the housing scheme that these has been in Cardiff and Carmarthen" was the statemeht made by the Surveyor (Mr Bull) at a special meeting of the Burry; Port Council on Wednesday, in reply to tion put as to whether the Local of the housing scheme at Burry Port. The discussion arose through a ques- tion made as to whether the Local Government Board had replied regarding the appointment of an assistant Sur- veyor. The Clerk (Mr. J. Lewis Phillips) stated that he had received a reply,, which was read at the previous meeting. The letter stated that the Local Govern- ment Board would grant permission for the salary of an assistant surveyor to be paid out of the loan. Mr. S. L.Gravelle: I understand from the Surveyor that is anxious to obtain an assistant to help him with this new scheme. The Chairman (Mr. W. T. E.(Imunds): At present we are waiting for a reply from the Housing Commissioner. I am very anxious myself that we should get to work immediately with the scheme. The Surveyor: Before we can advertise for tenders the plans must be ready, and that will take fully three months. The Chairman: We must remember that the site has not yet been passed and I am a little dubious myself as to whether we are justified in appointing an assistant surveyor at the present moment. The Surveyor: I don't think you should appoint an assistant until the site has been approved. The Clerk: stated that in reply to an advertisement for an assistant surveyor he had received over 50 applicants. This was was some time ago. The letters were still in the building and had not been touched. Mr. John Evans: I think we should reduce them to three. The Clerk: But perhaps some of them are dead now. It was decided to hold a special meet- ing to consider the appointment of an assistant surveyor. The Chairman: I will suggest that we should pass a strong resolution here to- night instructing the Clerk to write to Cardiff and Carmarthen urging them to- Dr. Williams (interrupting) Would it nat be better for the Clerk to go to Car- marthen himself and see about it ? The Clerk: What about the Surveyor ? The Surveyor: I don't see why you should be too harsh cn the authorities at Cardiff and Carmarthen as they have to visit and inspect the plans and site. I think they are doing their utmost to speed up matters. Mr. S. L. Gravelle: I think we should write to Cardiff. The Surveyor: There has been by far more delay in this room over the housing scheme that there has been at Cardiff and • Carmarthen. In reply to a question as to what he meant by "this room;" the Surveyor stated he meant the Council Chamber. The Chairman: As you all know the scheme has been continually amended, and this means delay. Mr. John Evans: Yes, that is the cause of all the trouble. The discussion then dropped.
PEACE CELEBRATIONS AT BURRY PORT. Saturday promises to be a great day in the history of Burry Port. The pro- ceedings will begin at 2.30 p.m. when all children of 14 years of age and under wiD partake of tea at the Council Schools. The discharged soldiers and sailors, the widows and the dependants of the fallen and old age pensioners will assemble at 3 p.m. at the Parish Hall, Pembrey and Pinged scholars will be entertained at Pembrey schools. At 5 o'clock all the children, accompanied by the head- teachers and assistants, will march to the Burrows for their sports. The feature of the day will be the grand carnival which is timed to leave the Parish TTaTT at 8 p.m., and Pembrey section will leave the Schools, Pembrey, at the same time. Tho route of the Burry Port section will be Station road, Elkington road, Mansel street, Stepney road, Station road, Aah- burnham road, meeting Pembrey section at the Gorse Bridge. We understand that substantial prizes are to be awarded for the best turnout and fancy dress, and there are numerous entries. A grand dance has been arranged to take plaoo on the green at 10 p.m. when the Burry Port Silver Band will be in attendance as well as during the afternoon, and to conclude the whole performance an inter- esting fireworks display will be given. A complete list of subscribers will -be given in our next week's issue.
CARMARTHF-NSHIRF- ACRICULTURAL SOCIETY. Annual SHOW Stradey Park, Llanelly TUESDAY, AUGUST 5th, 1919. Entries close July 22nd. Schedules and Entry Forms of the Secre. tary: 1, Frederick Street, Llanelly,. Printed and Published by Brialey R. Jonea, Vaughan Street, Llanelly
IN MEMORIAM. In loving memory of David Owen Simon, 12 Catherine street, who died July 14th 1918. My thoughts are always wand'ring To a grave not far away; Where I laid my loving husband Just a year ago to-day. Sadly missed by Wife and Son.
Burry Port Train Service FURTHER COMPLAINTS. I "There are numerous complaints about the traia service again," stated Coun. Thomas Davies at a special meeting of j the Burry Port Council on Thursday. The I complaint this time said hq, is among the workmen who have to go to Llanelly in j the early morning. They have to walk as I far as Pwll where they get a car, whereas a train leaves Lando for Llanelly in the morning which they cannot use. Dr. Williams: It's not a train, it's only an engine and a guard's van. Mr. Fred Morgan: Yes, and passes through Burry Port station at 6.40 a.m. Mr Thos. Davies: Well, I was informed that it was a train returning to Llanelly empty. Dr. Williams stated it was a very easy matter for this train to put on a carriage and convey these workmen to Llanelly. He offered to interview the officials at Paddington on the subject. Mr, Fred Morgan: The hardship is that these men have to walk half way to Llan- elly before starting work. Mr. Thomas Davies: I think we should j accept Dr. Williams' offer. I The Chairman: I have spoken to the local officials and have done my best to remedy the train service, but I under- stand they will not run a special train. I have done my best. Mr. Thos. Davies: But they won't be- lieve it. The Chairman: My conscience is free. I think you should ask two councillors to again interview the officials. Dr. Williams: But Mr. Chairman, we all know you have done your best in the past, and everyone present here to-night will agree. It was decided to interview the Swansea officials further in the matter and failing a satisfactory answer to accept Dr. Wil- liams' offer.
Burry Port & Pembrey BABY SHOW IN connection with the Government's desire to observe the month of July as a National Baby Week throughout the country a BABY SHOW for Infamts up to 18 months will be held at the COUN- CIL SCHOOLS, BURRY PORT, on THURSDAY, JULY 31st, 1919, when substantial prizes will be awarded in the following Cll"es:- INFANT WELFARE CENTRE CLASSES. 1.—Up to S months. 2.—3 to 6 months, 3.—6 to 9 months. 4.—9 to 12 months. 5.—12 to 18 months. 6.—Champion. Entry Cards may be obtained from any I 1 member of the Committee, Entrance Fee, ad. Exhibitors will with re- freshments free. Further details will shortly appear. Mra. (Capt.) HUGHES, Hon. Sec., Menai House, Mansel street, Burry Port.