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.Carnarvonshire Appeal Tribunal.

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Carnarvonshire Appeal Tribunal. SITTING AT PORTMADOC. Carnarvonshire Appeal Tribunal sat. ah Port- madoc on Monday, present Mr. J. E. Greaves, presiding; Dr. O. Wynne Griffiths, Messrs. G. H. Humphreys; Llew Davies (clerk), Captain W. Cradoc Davies, N.S.R., and R. W. Jones, agricultural representative. The Chairman said as that was the first sitting at Portmadoc since the proclamation caHing up the men between 19 and 23 years, the Tribunal wished it to be clearly under- stood that definite instructions had been re- j ceived that no exemptions could be granted ex- cept on very exceptional grounds. The serious and difficult situation must be faced with deter- mination by everyone. Mr. G. j. Owen, Hafodllwyfog, Beddgelert, applied for exemption for Wm. Roberts, shep- herd, age 21, employed on 600 acres, 490 moun- tain, carrying 450 sheep beside lambs. Roberts was the only surviving son of his parents. One brother was killed in France, another was acci- dentally kil;ed at home and a third reoently died suddenly. Applicant joined the army voluntarily before attaining 18 but was re- leased on account of his age.—Exemption re- fused, but not to be called up until July 31st. Mr. Hugh Pritchard appeared for Mrs. Dorothy Roberts, widow, C.egyrog Fawr, Port- madoc, who applied for exemption in respect of her son (Evan Roberts'). Mr. Pritchard ex- plained that three of Mrs Roberts's sons joined voluntarily at the outbreak of the war. One was kiJIad and the other two are still in the army, leaving the younger son to protect his mother at home.—Jillv 31st. Mr. Pritchard also appeared for Mrs Roberts, Derwin Fawr, Brynkir, in applying for exemp- tion for Evan Roberts, 18, her son and omy support on the farm.—June 30th. Mr. Humphreys, Llanerch Farm, Poriinadoc, applied for exemption for Wm. Humphreys, 19, son, and Rhys Ivor Jones, 19, son of Mr Evan Jones, foreman ll the employ of Portmadoc Urban Council.—Mr. Hugh Pritchard, who ap- peared for the latter, stated that he had lost one son and one son-in-law in active service. An- other son was at present fighting in Palestine and another son-in-law was in the army. The wife and child of his son-in-law who was killed was at present under his care.—Both were re- fused exemption, Jones not to be calhd up until July 31st. Mr Cadwaladr Humphreys, Clogwyn-y-gwin, Rhyd-ddu, who applied for 'exemption for Rbt. G Humphreys, son, stated that his farm was 550 acres of which 500 was mountain. He was not a farmer himself and could not do anything on the farm except grow tomatoes. (Laughter.) —Mr G. A. Humphreys: Do you take care of the money when it comes in?—Mr Cadwaiadr Humphreys I manage to get rid of the money somehow. (Laughter.) Mr. Humphreys added that he had two sons in the army.—June 30th. Mr. Guna, Carnarvon, appeared for Mr. Griffiths, Bronfedw, Rhyd-ddu. applying for ex- emption for Ellis Griffiths, 19, son, aaid ex- plained that Mr. Griffiths had 1,500 sheep. The .Tribunal once refused exemption for the youth, but, he was not to be called up until a sub- stitute was provided. A substitute was sent, but was not suitable. The youth himself was a scientifically-trained farmer having secured his diploma at Bangor University.—Juiv 30th. Mr. William Morris Jone? appeared for Mr. Jones, Br;tTndir jlawr, Pennant, f40r exemption for two sons (Evan Jones, 19, and Griffith Jones, 21). Mr. Jones explained that Evan Jones was at Bangor Hospital as a result of having under- gone an operation at Liverpool. It was one of the remotest and most difficult farms to cul- tivate in the ccuiiti-Y.lil answer to Mr Jones, the man said he could not find anybody to work 1 on the farm as people could not see any thing ilig there but mountain and sky. (Laughter.)—The case of Evan Jones was adjourned and the other exempted until July 31st. Mr. Jones also appeared for Mr. Jones, Gvfyng, Pennant, asking for exemption for his son (Morris J. Jones). Mr. Jones stated that applicant was too ill to work on the farm him- I "2f. and he could not afford to pay wages to anybody else.—June 30Lh. Mr. Hugh Pritchard appeared for Mr Owen Owens, Brongadair, who applied for exemption for Wm. Owen, son, 19. a.nd said the youth was in charge of Graigisaf Farm, Llanbadr" in charge of 1,700 sheep, his shepherd having left last summer. The stock at Graigisaf consisted of >-lieep 1,700, cattle 46, und at Brongadair, sheep 307. cattle 73, pigs 6-—Dr. Gladstone Jones said flie son was suffering from serious illness and unable to attend.—June 30th. Rd. Henry Lloyd, Llystyn Gwvn, Gain, July ■ 31st.—Owen Gwijym Owen, Meillionen, Bedd- gelert. July 31st.—Wm. Evan Griffiths, Gaer- wen Ynys, Owen Jones, Llwynafon, Criccieth Wm. Pritchard, Dinasddu, Beddgelert; Rd. H. Roberts, Qucllyn, Rhyd-ddu; Charles L. Wil-1 liams, Bachellyn. Llanbedrog; W. Williams,! Cefncochuchaf, Garn; Evan R'oberts, Derwin Fawr, Garn, and Robert Humphreys, Tyddvn- llwyn Farm, Portmadoc—June 30th. David Pritchard, Cwmcloch, Beddgelert; John Ro- berts, Porthyrhirfaen Rd. Henry Lloyd, Llystyn Gwvn, Garn, and Rd. Henry Lloyd, Llystyn I Gwyn, Garn, July 31st.—Evan Thomas Evans, Braichydinas, September 30th.—Rd. Griffiths. Cil-Ilid;art, Prenteg, November 15th. — John Humphreys, Tumpikeytraethi, and Thomas Evans, Dublin-street, IVemadoc, falrm hand, age 33—July 31st. age 33—July 31st.

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