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HILL Congregational Church' North Hill Road, Swansae. HALF-YEARLY Services, SUNDAY & MONDAY, Oct. 26 & 27, 1919. I'feachor on Sunday at 1!. 2.,jO and <> 30 ■ Rev. JOHN WILLIAMS, (of Sanndersfoot). c ?'ps?iH bp r?nd?re? bv ?:ad?m Rees l r'ght :md -Miss Beatrice Jenkins, also j Anthems by the Choir. Pvrv2CoSday ?'??S. H?- JAMES J. \S" (Chaplain in France with ( ??.-?? Dtv?on for 3? venrp\ will f?)h-?r hi« ol1 Eo^ture. Subject: "The Fr^nnhr ? Appropriate Solos lun? hy ?'ss Beatr!<-e OTTfn 'rn. tf-) ?>e taken at 7.30 by C?P. tlten at ??0 by C,fit thron hont in aid of Church -F u nd I United Methodist Church. I To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Services 11 a.m. and 6-30 p.m. Preacher: ¡ Rev. F. SPARROW < (late Pastor). I Monday, Oct. 27th, at 7.30: LECTURE, ""on.e Unforgotten Methodist Worthies" by Rev. F. SPARROW. Chairman, Mr. W, J. Bryant. Admission by Ticket to be obtaned of the Young Ladies of the church. j ￼ ?"'<t Church of Ci?rist, Sc:ent:? j > Mirador Crescent, Swansea. ^ublie SerYicea are held Every Sutday at U.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Silli,lav Sah(X)1 ;3, P.M. •••tinaon* Meetings Erery Wednesday at I p.m. I SUNDAY SERVICES. Bydd y PARCH. H. ELVET LEWIS M.A., Liundain, Yn Pregethu yn HENRIETTA HENO, NOS SADWRN am 7.30, a DYDD SUL am 11, 2.45, a ô.30. Cenir unawdau Prynhawn a. Nos Stil gan Mr. W. T. RHYS, Ammanford. Buddugol yn yr Eisteddfod Genedlatthol. CAPEL GOMER, ABERTAWE. CYXHELIR Y CYFxiRFODYDD BLYNYDDOL, Sul a llun, Hydref 26.27, 1919. Pregethir gan y PARCH. HERBERT MORGAN, M.A., BRYSTE. Trefn yr Odfeuon—Snl, 11, 2.30, a 6.30; a Xos Lun am 7. On SUNDAY AFTERXOOX at 2.30, Mr. MORGAN will preach in ENGLISH. Solos by Mrs. J. Brader., C'roeso Cynnes iBa-n-b. Y. M. C. A. Y. M. C. A. (ST. HELEN'S ROAD) BROTHERHOOD. To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, 3 to 4 p.m. Speaker-Mr. G. E. DENNIS. Subject: "Laymen and Missions." Soloists-Mr. Roger Thomas (Tenor). Pianist—Mr. Harold J. Y. Williams. Charman-Mr. Gwilym Morgan, J.P. Every Man Welcome. HOME CIRCLE in the Y.M.C.A. Lounge, at 8.15 p.m. Soloists—M iss Hilda Freeman (National Eisteddfod Winner), Miss Millie Furs- land. Eloctitioiiist-)Il,ss Gwen Jones. Accompanist—Miss Mabel Bov, eil. Speaker—Mr. KEN JONES. WESLEY CHAPEL, Swansea, To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Harvest THANKSGIVING SERVICES lb Preachers.—Morning &t 11: Rev. H. BAIRD TURNER. Evening at 6.80: Rev. W. L, CHAMINGS, B.Sc., B.D. Soloist (.Evening Service), Madame Mag- gie Davies ("Abide With Me") vLiddle). Special Music by the Choir (under the direction of Mr. It. T. Hughes, A.R.C.O.) Rhyddings Congre. Church, (Top of Finsbury Terrace). To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Preacher—Rev. ELIAS JOSEPH (Sketty) 3 p.m., Sunday &hool and Bible Classes. Services at 11 and 6.30. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30th, at 7.30 p.m., LECTURE by the Rev. PEDR WILLIAMS (Swansea). Subject: "A Menu for the Mind in Six Course." Admission Free. Collection. St. Paul's Congregational Church, ST. HELEN'S ROAD. To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Pretacher; Rev. W. PEDR WfLLIAMS Morning at 11. Evenng at 6.30: Subject: "WHICH CHURCH IS GIVING THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION?" BETHEL (C.M.) CHAPEL Manselton. To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Preacher: Prof. E. Pugh Thomas, Ph.D., Pittsburg, U.S.A. Services at If a.ni. and 6.30 p.m. All Seats Free. Tabernacle English Baptist Chapel Skinner Street, Waunwen. To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, FORTY-FOURTH ANN IVERSARY Services. Preachers.—Morning at 11, Evening Lt 6.30 Rev. THOS. DAVIES (Bridgend). Afternoon at 2.45: Rev. A. BEYNON PHILLIPS (Panty- gwydr Baptist Chapel). Collections at Each Service in Aid of Church Fundf. The SALVATION ARMY, Prince of Wales Road. To-morrow (Sunday). Spec-ial Meetings will be held in the S.A. Hall conducted by Colonel CLOUT) (Commander for Wales), assisted by Major Tbornett (Divisional Commander). 11 a.m 3 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. You are Invited. SUNDAY SERVICES. Walter Road Congregational Church. To-morrow (Sunday), October 26th, Preacher: Rev. GEO. McLUCKIE, B.A. Morning at 11: Evening at 6.30. Subject: "THE TREASURES OF DARKNESS." Visitors Welcomed. Peniel Green Congre. Church. Llansamlet. ANNIVERSARY Services Will be held (by kind permission), at BETHEL CHAPEL, LLANSAMLET, NOVEMBER 22nd and 23rd. Preacher: Rev. T.. Charles Williams, M.A., (Menai Bridge). Will Friends Please Note. (Preliminary Notice.) PUBLIC NOTICES. ALBERT HALL, Swansea. Wednesday, October 29th, 8 p.m., POPULAR ILLUSTRATED LECTURE (rnder the auspices of the Swansea \.M.C.A.). THE STORY OF ALSACE LORRAINE," b.T Percy Allen, Esq., F. R. G.S. Chairman—F. LE BA.RS, Esq. Tickets-2s., Is. 6d. and h. each. Course Tickets (9 Lectures)—13s. 6d. (area), 12s. 6d. (side area). Zion Chapel, Waunarlwydd. TOE 7th ANNUAL E I S T E D D F 0 D Will be held at the above placc on APRIL 3rd. 1920 (Easter Saturday) Chief Item:- Male Voice Pa rtv-" Nos Ystorom (John Henry, R.A.M.). Prize, £ 10. Other Solos—- £ 1 Is. Programmes Ready Soon, to be had from the Secretary. Mr. D. J. Thomas, Rosoland-rond, Waunarlwydd, near Swansea. RIDING SCHOOL, Port Talbot. Had ANNUAL GRAND C H AiR EISTEDDFOD Will be held at the above School on Saturday, December 13th, 1919. Under the auspices of the Port Talbot Steetworks Employes. Adjudicators—Music, Dr. Aneurin Rees, F.R.C.O., A.R.C.M., Garnant, I and J. Clements, Esq., Swansea. Litera- ture, Rev. W. Evans, B.A. (Wil Ifan), Cardiff. Male Voice. "Martyrs of the Arena" (Do Rille), Min. Voices, 60— £ 30. Children's Choir, "Autumn Days" (E. T. Davies), Min. Voices, 40—1st, 1:7; 211d, L3. Champion Solo, Female (Open)— £ 4- Is. Champion Solo, Male, (Open)— £ 4 4s. S., C.. T. and B. S0Ios-£1 Is. each. Duet, Tenor and Baritone— £ 2 2s. Novice Solos-10s. 6d. cach. Bovs' Champion Solo-10s. 6d. Ci Girls' Champion Solo-lOs. 6d. Children's Pianoforte Solo-10s. 6d. Children's Violin Solo—10s. (id. Children's Recitation— 10s. (3d. Adult Recitation— £ 1 b- Essay— £ 1 Is Poem, Hedd (Peace)—Handsome. Chair. Programmes by post lid. from R Bowen, Ynysygwas, Cwmavon, Glain
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I DOMESTIC SERVICE.I
I DOMESTIC SERVICE. I I Port Talbot Juvenile Employment Scheme. 1 Tbo Port Talbot and District Employ- ment Committee has adopted a special juvenile scheme reflating the conditions of domestic service in the interests of both mistress and maid. Tllie; pcheme should bf of interest to f'imestif servants and thoSr employers, and .opi(>!I may be obtained nt the Em- ployment Exchange, Port Talbot.
Y _DDRAMA GYMREIG
Y DDRAMA GYMREIG I I Nos Olaf-Ond-Un yr i Wythnos. I (GAN AWSTIN.) j Er gwlypped yr bin nos Wener, da-eth frrfa fawr ynghyd i glywed a gweled Cwmni Plasmarl yn myned drwv ber- ftormiad o Ar y C,,roB,Ifordd yn yr Albert Hall, Abertawe. Yr oedd Jarred y Sacr yn naturiol, fel arier, a gwnaeth y cymeiiadau ei-eiil oil rhan yn deilwng. Buasai yn well genyf pc buasent wedi dewis drama arall, am fwy nag un rheswm, yn y gystadleu- aeth hon. BUn i gyd, rhaid cyfaddef fod I y dewisiad yn ifitio i mown gyda chynllun a threfniant Yr Wythnos Fawr," fel y cai gwyddfodolion weled amrywiaeth mewn darnau yn ogystol a chwareuwyr, ac ni ddylai fod iniry o wrthwynebiad i fyned drwy Ar y Groesffordd yn Aber- tawe gan yr un cwmni ddwy neu dair gwaith nag i gwmni o Sacson furl wrth rywheth tebyg ddwy noson o hoh wythnos, He ambell dro am wythnosau a misoedd. Ond fel v dy weda is am chwareuon ereill, gwell peicholUunylu hyd nes bo'r feirntadaeth wedi ei chyhocddi. j Pan yn ysgrifenu, dychmygaf weled y siop sacr O'lU blaen. ac nis gallaf lai na darlunio X0] Hans" fel y gwelwn hi neithiwr mewt,- iarltin yn y mwg" a godai o llacn fy llvgaid pan yn myglysu yji y tren ar y ffordd gartref. I Dylwn, hetyd, nodi y wlcdd a rcxidadd I Mr. David Matthews. A.S., i hyrwyddr.-yr y mudiad ddoe, yn y Mctroi>olc. Mr. I'rot hero Thomas oedd yn llywydriu, a I phrif siaradwr y d'dd, lvrth gwrs, oedd y Barwn Howard 0(1 Wald?n. Cawd anerch- iadau p?rpagol gan cr?i!L ond gan fy mod wcdi rhoddi crynhodeb o honynt yn "T iaith fain," ?adawaf hi ar hymiy, heblaw sylwi ma.i canmol >• cvhwaieuv.-yr wnai y Barwn, a rhoi awgrymiadau i awdwyr pa fodd y dylcnt fyfyrio anghen- ion y llwyfan. Heno, bydd Cwmni Si'oh, Pontar- dulais. yn rhoddi diwcddglo ar yr Wythnos Fawr gyda pheriTormiad o Maesymeillion." Ar hyn o bryd, yr wyf yn troi a throsi yn fy meddwl pa fodd y gallaf, yr wyth- nos nesaf, dynnu llinvn mesur—a hwnnw, os yn bosibl, yn Saesneg—dros y dmm- odnll. y cwmniau, v beirniaid, y crach- feirniaid—math o Review of Reviews o'r eyfaii-or, caf gyfle a gofod. F?aUai y daw hyd yn nod yr ysgrifen- ydd ?wpi?hg?r, dis?aw, sydd wedi hod m?is "tn cl i'r H?n," o dan rib. Pwy wyr?
I For -the -Ladies.
I For the Ladies. I The Blouse Fashion Fancies. One of the moe^ important item of a woman's wardrobe is the blouse, and whatever changes occur in the fashion world, -he blouse remains always at the top of the ladder. We learn tha'; there are no very g-rrat changes to report concerning the blouse this season only one or cwo features 01' a nv.iior character. Designers hove re- discovered the charm of the fichu, and -hey intend to make it popular during the winter. A very charming fancy ih is foo. There are rumours afloat as to the possibility of the wishap sleeve again having a vogue, but in is ncf. likely that many will favoxir this decree—if it does become one. Material it- not so chtfip nowadays that we can squander it n ¡ tinnece«.'sarTily big sleeves. LITTLE CHINESE COATS. I We hftar tha." tshon;. Chinese coa:.s are to take the place of the blouse tbis season. Ther ape extremely pretty. beijar fas'hioned in (the mosi- startling of bright hues. They are mads loosely, hanging and reaching just llmv the line. No trimmin.g needed: save, if desired, a little Oriental embroidery to outl;ne the neck. THE JUMPER. I Jumpers are growing shopber and shorter, and the very nicest of them now reach only just below the waist. The knitting craze still continues, and wool- len jumpers are being made in all man- ner of shapes, ihe mildest of colour | schemes being introduced. POPULAR BRUSHED WOOL. I There swm to be no end to the pos- sibilities of brushed wool. Ltappearf. on hafs, frocks, jumpers, etc. From a dis- tance it looks like white fur. Jt is ex- ceptionally smart, and will doubtless be worn quite a lot during the coming months. I HATS. Satin, velvet, and beaver seem to be the materials of the moment most used for hats. There is a contest-: between the tIlI- trimmed and the trimmed where beaver is concerned. Highly decorated veils are the vogue in Paris.
VICTORIA BOWLING GREEN.
VICTORIA BOWLING GREEN. A pWsant. evening was spent at Vic- toria Cafe, Swansea, on Thursday evening, under the auspices of the Victoria Bowl- ing Club. Mr. W. Hammptt, chairman of the lnb, pr««id?d over a concert, at which songs were given by Messrs. Tom .Tohnas and D. J. Squires, and a violin solo by Miss Blackmore. During the evening the prizes of the two club tournament* were presented to the prize-winners by the chairman. The following were 'the priae-winners in the cup tournament First prize and cup (win- ner, Mr. J. Lloyd; second prize, Mr. D. L. Owen; runnern-up. Messrs. W. Y. Evans and 11. R. Thomas. The rose bowl WP<? won by Mr. Munday, the second prize by Mr- D. Hattche; run- ners-tip. Messrs. D. Idoyd :md D. L. Owen.
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SUNDAY SERVICES. I
SUNDAY SERVICES. I I Preachers in Swansea To-morrow. BAPTIST. Mount Pleasant Chapel, Swansea—U a.m. and C.30 p.m. Preacher: Rev. H. C. Mander (Pastor). —A berdy berthi St. Branch Gospel Mission Service at 6.30 p.m. Mount Zion.-ll a.m.: Preacher, Rev. R. S. lfogers, B.A. (Capel Gomer); <i.30 p.m.: Preacher, Rev. Curtis Roberts Danygraig). Sunday School at 2.45. Sketty Church, Caruglas-road.-ll a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Preacher Mr. I red. i. Phillips. Speaker at Institute, 3 p.m., Mr. Scrothers. Memorial Church, Walter-road.-LL a.m. and 6-30 p.m. Preacher: Rev. F. C. White, B.D. Sunday School at 2.45. Pantygwydr Church.-ll a.m. and 6.60 Tn- Treacher: Rev. A. 13eytion ^I;hihjps. Baptismal Service 6.30. 81. Helen's Church, Spring Terrace.— Rev. Melville Bvans (Ilastor). School at 2.45. Mount Calvary, Manselton.—Preacher at 11 and 6.30: Rev. James Owen (Swansea). < CONGREGATIONAL. Manselton English Churchy Maneelton- road.— Morning at 11, Evening at 6.30. Preacher: Rev. John Adams (Pastor). Sunday School and Bible Classes 2.30. Carmarthen Road Church.-ll a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Preacher: Rev. J. Phillipe (Pastor). Sunday School at 2.30 p.m ST. Helen's Road Church.-lI a.m. and C,.30 p.m. Preacher, Rev. Tliois. Sinclair iivane (Pastor). CALVINISTIC METHODIST. Alexandra-road Chapel.-Il a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Preacher: Rev. J. H. Owen (Pastor). Sunday School at 2.45 p.m. • Argyle C hapel.or vices at 11 aDd 6.30. Preacher: Rev. A. Wynne Thomaa (Pastor). Sunday School at 2.45. CHRISTADELPHIAN. Christadelphian Meeting Room, St. Helen's road. 6.30 p.m. Subject: Is the End of the World at Hand?" hv Mr. T. A. Palmer. INTERNATIONAL BIBLE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION. Minor Hall, Ch-dadl.-At G p.m., Free Bible Lecture, by Mr. D. A. McLeod, Morriston. Subject: Proverbs 30., 19. PRIMITIVE METHODIST. "PRIMITIVE Methodist Church, Pei I-str"t- Morning at 11: Mr. W. A. Knapp; Evening .at 6.30: Mr. D. Williams. PRESBYTERIAN. at Andrew's Church, St. Helen'e-road.— 11 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Preacher: Rev. R. Greenshiclds, M.A., B.D. (Pa«tor). I THE FORWARD MOVEMENT. I CENTRAL Hall, Orchard-street.—ll a.m. and 6.30 p.m.. Rev. W. Watkin Williams (Paetor). Sunday School at 2.45. Sun of My Soul by the Choir. I WELSH BAPTISTS. Capel Seion, Treforis.—Pregethwr Parch. I T. Roberts (Ammanford), am lleg a 6. Ysgol am 2. Bethesda, Aberta-e.-Oedfaon 11 6.30 ¡ Pregethwr: Parch. 1). Price (Gwein- idog). Yegol Sal 2.30. Capel Gomer,-See Special Announce- ment. WELSH CONGREGATIONAL. Y Tabernacl, Treforis.-Am 11 A < Pregethy: Parch. J. J. William. (Gweinidog). \sgolion am 2. Me, ";cef'-Yfor' r- am 70.30 a 6 o'r gloch. Pareh. J. T. Grpgorv (Gweini- dog). Ysgolion am 2.30 Ebenezer.—-tJedfaon am 11 a 6.30. Pre- gthW"r: Prch. Yonrerth Dayj(ls, B.A., (Rhjddings;. Ysgol 2.30. f WESLEYAN. Brumswick Chapel.Uorning at 11: Ir. I Turner CCmg at b-30: Baird t OTHER SERVICES. Albert Hall, Swansea. (D.V.) Servicft at 11 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. Preacher: Major John Russell (Cardiff). 418spel Hall, George Street.—(D.V.) a Gospel Meeting will be held at 6.30 P-m. All are Invited. I BROTHERHOODS. Sketty United Brotherhood and Sister. hOOd (U Dda.rtan L- W 061ey Chapei. p:m- -p^a'r, Rev. Mr. Greogry. | bubjpct, reHo?-ship ad Strength in Construction." (?aii-m&u. Dr. J. j' ? Hawlings, J.P. Soloist, Mr. Ben Johns. Organist, Miss Mildred Ed- ?a'ds, A.R?A.M. ?ntygwydr <D!M?ctarian).-At S pm Speaker. Rey. ?- J. Clothier, M.A <? Rhydd.n? Cah'inistic Methodist <;burch). loist..Miss .N. Bpalf ?rma?.Mr.O.LuS. Accompanist, Mr. ￼ All Men Most H«e^arrftiiW ly T In?t? to this Sp?ial Meet- ,ng- tn < r'l Pell Sreet.3 to t m Mr. E. <?en, £ A *T* f .?- '?? e?i'? M?ss F/v. Tuc?r
-'ST. JOHN'S WARD.I
ST. JOHN'S WARD. I Mr. W. D. Ress and Municipal I Election. To the Editor. Sir,—With reference to my nomina- tion as a candidate for St. John's Ward after careful consideration it was found that. owing to the very limited time be- tween now and the date of polling, it would not be possible to efficiently organise a contest, and I considered it expedient to withdraw rather than incur in expense on the ratepayers by forcing, an election. i would like to avail myself of this opportunity to thank niv numerous friends in the ward who induced me to o,;me forward hs a candidate, and have j no doubt they will accept my frank and sole reason for withdrawing. I hope some dav to have tho honour of being one of the municipal representa- tives of the ward within which I was born and nurtured. I have never lost interest in its welfare and nnvancement. -You-a, cte., W. D. Rees. Fnirficld Haase. Mount l,leasant, Swansea, 24th October, 191D.
SUNDAY'S "COMRADES, !I CONCERT.
SUNDAY'S "COMRADES, !I CONCERT. The concfirt to be given at the Elysium on Sunday next in connection with the 131 branch of the Comrades of the Great War promises to be a big success. A really I first-class programme has Wen arranged by Mr. J. Clement, and the artistes will include National, Double National, and Semi-National winners. A Swansea aud; ienee can be depended upoii to enthuse over vocalists like tbo popular Miss Maud Lewis of Tonvpandy; Miss Doris Pagp. of Swansea: and Madam Maggie Davies; Mr. W. J. Cole brook, who has met with phe- nomenal success in eisteddfodau; and the Fforestfach basso, Mr. Willam Lewis, R.A.M. In addition to the, above. Miss Muriel Day will give two of her delight- ful recitations, and the National winners at Oorwen, Mis-s Dilys Daries, solo pianist, and Master Morgan Lloyd. the brilliant young violinist, will complete a pro- gramme of unusual merit. The doors will be open at 7 p.m., the concert to com- mence at eiyht prompt.
I BRITONFERRY FATALITY. I Carpenter Dies of His Injuries. As file result of an accident he sustained on Wednesday last, when he received in- juries to his head and leg, Thomas Tudor. of 33, Ribon-strêet, Britonferry, a caf- pent&r at the Wern Tinplate Works, died at the Swansea Hospital on Friday. An inquest will be held.
I Book .von.- Seats now fo.- Ccttimercial Eisteddfod AlKcrt, I trall Noiember let. T.e
MEMORIAL TO A I___SERGEANT.
MEMORIAL TO A I SERGEANT. Police and Salvationist Whilst pav;ng a graceful tribute to the Swansea Salvation Army Citadel Band, the Swansea Borough Police Force ex- pressed their desire to honour the memory of a late member at an interesting little ceremony at the Police Court on Friday. A large number of Salvationists and police t)ftic,ers attended. Capt. A. n. Thomas presided, suppoi-ted by Supt. Roberts and Inspector Fielder. The Chief explained that they were gathered to perform in one sense a pleas- ant duty, but in another sense a regret- table one. It was to present to the Swan- sea Salvation Army Citadel Band an in- scribed plated cornet in memory of the late Sergt. T. Neweombe, who was a mem- ber of the band. and was an excellent police officer who performed his duties most creditably both to himself and to his officers, -kn(I i-rho,,e loss was most keenly felt by his comrades in the Force. It was thought that the most, suitable memonal would be this towards the Salvation Army, which was doing so much good work in Swansea and other towns. Supt. Roberts, Inspector Fielder, In- spector Williams, Sergt. Gunston, Sergt. J Baldsden, P.O. Price, P.C. Griffiths, and P.C. Newman paid flowing tributes to the deceased officer, whom they described, among other things, as a good man who worked quidly, a good temperance worker, a good oflicer, and a real pal to members of the Force, who all keenly felt his loss. The Chief Constable then made the pre- sentation, and in reply Adjutant Fletcher thanked the police, and said it was a fit- ting tribute to the memory of one who had lived his life well. He was held in high esteem in both the Police Force an.d the Salvation Army. ,\s a bo.v he joined the Salvation Army, and learned to play the cornet there in the band. He was a man right through. Adjutant; Fletcher said he thought the presentation showed the feeling of the police towards the Salvation Army. In accepting the cornet they did so with hearts so touched that they could D'1t ex- press themselves. They could only thank them also for the many services the SiNin- s?3, Constabulary had rendered to the town. Bandmaster Messrs. Wellington, Wilk. and Arnold also spoke. .A vote of thanks'was passed to the Chief Constable for presiding.
Senn-yclioeal Kieteddfo t All-ei-t Hall. November 3. Great Mueic-.] Treat. T C. 1
HARMONIOUS. South Wales Steel Trade. A slw:i.1 iiiee-fi--g of rhe Joint Board represent/ng the Soir-b Wales Siemen's SI eel Association, nnd the Iron and S-eel Trades Confederation/was held at Swan- sea on Friday aflernoon. tinder the presi- dency of fr. Frank Gilberrson; Mr. Tom Griffiths, M.P., presiding over the men's secti-'on, for the purpose of considering an applie-ai/.on that tile recent award of Mr. Marlav Samson ot 12 per cent, advance 10 certain clashes in (.he tinpla-U' trade fhonld be extended to <he local "steel irade. The emp'jers conceded the de- mand on fhe same terms as in the tin- plaite trade, but. asked in return that the j men should grlve "very ass^tanee possible in the direction of speeding-u^) jvork and doing everything possible to obtain in- creased output, -,nfl especially mentioned the importance of men agreeing to at-j tend the works ac 10 p.m. on Sundays instead of mvdni^ht for Lh-ù llrpOEie of feeding the furnaces—a course which, in the opinion of the employers, will have R substantial effect on output, and wjl\ cause no real inconvenience to 1110 men. EMPLOYERS THANKED. In thanking th employers for the man- ner in which they had acceded to the ap- picacion of the men, Mr. Tom Griffiths, M.P., promised that the question of the Sunday might fe--ding of furnaces should he brought before the executive, and at ;he s-ame time pr< inched that, everything possible should be done in The direction of promoting efficiency in working and -'he contillnation of the harmonious feel- ing which had n the pns-t proved eo ad- vantageous to both eecHons. He also referred to the disastrous effects on industry and on the men eet)ec.:illly, of sectional action, which, so prevalent elsewhere, had been happily absen," in the Siemens steel industry—a condition of things he t.ruf) cd would continue to the interest of oil concerned especia llv of the men, who had suffered incalculJ.I\ I loss in Seotland. the Xo.rth of England, and in Monniout.hsh're.
Semi-Notional Eisteddfod Albert HallI T, C Ncvember 1 Great Muoica] Treat. T C.
I OLYMPIA MOTOR SHOW.I
I OLYMPIA MOTOR SHOW. I Sir William Angus, Sanderson and I Cc's Stand No. 67. Ever since Sir William Angus Sanderson and Co.. Ltd.. announced their scheme for I mass-production, gathering togfth?r the finished maDuta'-t?res of half-a-dozen speÓn}jsing firm, every subsequent step has bo?n follnwp? wi?i almost fpypris? eagerness by those motorists who seek a home-made car at something like a hcmc- I ly price. So grf?t is the desire to SPR a car hpra?Ipd that Stand 67 wiU assuredly draw the biggest crowd of sight-seers. j It is a well-designed, mechanically sound; car, with ample equipment. This last in- eludes hood, screen, five lamps, and spare wheel with tyre. Lucas provides electric starter and lighting.
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ISCHOOLBOY -I SCHOOLBOYSWIMMERS.I
I SCHOOLBOY I SCHOOLBOY S WIMMERS. I Notwithstanding the heavy rain, there was a good attendance at the Swansea Baths on Friday evening, when the Swan- sea Town Swimming Club held its weekly handicap race. Messrs. Bowen and Perry brought down a number of boys from the Brvnmil! school to compete. The winners of the heats vrere:- Eneiish, Morgan. Evans and male. The final takes place next Friday even- ing.
THE YOUNG HOPES
THE YOUNG HOPES Naval Brigade Boy's Determination. By "ANCHOR'S WEIGHED})' A few days ago the value cf pemeverano was clearly illustrated by the Commodor (Lieutenant John Hodg-ens. O.B.E.) -,el he related am interesting story of a Jiava. Brigade boys determination to succeed. II• was an energetic, enterprising voutj, in clined to be studious, yet possessing ci<s.i?rt>< ideas of the position he wished to occupy Although at that time his prospects "H anything but rosy owing to the narrowing effect of environments UNDAUNTED BY FA! LU RE.?': During the years speiit in the Naval Rx-isade hfe qualifications were well teSt-ed. Md tlie interest taken in his career enabled him to place his application at the right nuarter. But, being only seventeen, he was doomed to disappointment, for his service* were refused on account ot his youth. Uji- daunted by failure. &ix months later. he made another attempt, and this time were raised, as everything appeared to be entirely in his favour. The armistice, however, once more upset arrangements, as reorganisation conllnnced and there were no vacancies available for newcomers. The disappointment was very; bitter, yet, nevertheless, be bravely carried on until a few months azo he obtained, through sheer pa-tience and perseverance, the position he wished to occupy. The moral Ðf this true story suggests that if sloth had been allowed to become a stumbline block to 6iiooess, resulting in 411 easy yielding to <drcuii((Stanc«s, a.nd freedom of action would then have remained fettered to tho end of the chapter: The main thing after deciding upon a career is to set out unwaveringly to find ,.tie be&t manner of gaining knowledge to equip yourself for the new dntkw, as care- lessness in these matters often epoilltlie brightest prospects. Therefore, do not be discouraged by failures, but try, try, Jtry again, for success is always eweet-er after surmounting difficulties. SIGNALS. The programme of work for the coming winter has now been fully arranged, and any boys wishing to join the signal claims had better avail themselves of the oppor- tunity as the course commences. Some fresh apparatus has just been secured, which include sets of electric signal laml)- electric buzzers. etc., which have been fitted up in the various rooms of the.Castle. Instructor J. Aubrey Bees endeavours to vary the work as much as possible, to keep the boys interested. He has already don* this by the various means of signalling. A message can be transmitted by flag from one station to another, passed by lamp to another station, end finally transmitted bv electric buzzer to the signal office. By this means each boy ha, a. chance to secure the knowledge of working the various instru- ments. Another interesting section of these clashes are a aeries of lectures given by Instructor J. Aubrey Reee, illustrated bv blackboard drawings and diagrams. The boys take a keen interest in these lectures, a glance at their notebooks will show. which are always examined by the rn. structor and any mistakes corrected. Any boy wishing to iiin tlie class fhou:d report at the Castle at seven o'clock on Thursday evenings- SINGLE STICK DISPLAY. The ).; a \al Brigade boys taorougb ly enjoy single stick contests., and practice is making many of them experts in the art of fencing. A very good exhibition of loose play was given at Headquarters last week, and the Commodore and Chief Instructor Ash- bury were pleased to see that with but two exceptions they all maintained their original positions in the ranks throughout the attack and defence. C.L.B. NOTES. By If OBSERVER." The restarting of the one-time very pros- perous company which flourished in the Mumbles has been talked of for some time, and now seems to be on the point of metitring. The Vicar r.. Oystermouth, who has acted as correspondent for the Company durirg the period of ite inactivity, has been keen on its being reformed, and has several time.,3 approached local gentlemen who have been closely connected with the club in the old days, with that object in view, but they have not been in a position to make a move until the present. It is understood that Mr. Tom Evans, who has had much experience cf Church Lads' Briffade work. will undertake to put the Company on working lines again, and he will be assisted by the Bev. Victor Wil- lia.ms and one or two ex-Service men who have had previous C.L.B. connections. Mr. Ifor -MasIon has also been mentioned as being interested, and he told me he was quite prepared to undertake work if it could be arranged, and intends to offer his services to this end. Major Thomas will be more than pleased at this revival, for his work and attention to the Company in days of old was well known, and he is a big favourite with the gitmbles C.L.B.-ites. On Tuesday, the Adjutant, Major Williams, paid a visit to the newly-formed Company at Penllergaer, who have now completed the reouired nnm- ber of probation drills, and his visit was for the purpose of completing; thb neces- sary forme for their enrolment. These will be duly signed this week by the Vicar, and they will then be forwarded to Head- quarters in London. MAKING PROGRESS. He tells me the Company is getting along splendidly, end is to be congratulated on having a good membership and a number of suitable candidates for commissions and warrant officer ranks. Tbey have formed an Association Football Club, and are open for fixtures with teams of their own age. J have no doubt St.. Mary's will fix up two dat.ee with them. • On Sunday the Company will hold a, church parade, when the Rev. Howelis, Morriston, will preach. The reverend gpntleman,is very interested in C.L.B. work, and has some excellent ex- perience in the Morriston Company, and will no doubt interest the boys on this occa-sion.
Male Voice Competition f-50; Children's Choir. £10. Champion Solo. £ 5 5s.; at Semi- Nationa! Eisteddfod. November 1