t He&rd's Stands Pre-eminent FOR FLBST-CLASS ^IMJIT, VEGETABLES, and CONFECTIONERY. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. HEARD'S STORES, 17, Station-road, PORT TALBOT. I i 67, High-straet, ABERAVOM. 10,1 Parade, NEATH. 18, Wiitdsor-roatf, NEATH.
f WELSH FLANNELS, SHAWLS, SHIRTS. PANTS. HOSIERY. YARNS, etc.. At First Cost and Quality Guaranteed go to HOPKIN MORGAN, THE OLD WELSH WAREHOUSE. WIND STREET, NEATH
Sales by Auction. fey Messrs. E. Rice and Son. LLANGYFELACH AUCTION MART. BY MESSRS. E. RICE & SON, On TUESDAY .x}X'l', FEBRUARY 9th, 1915, at 1130. ENTRIES ALREADY TO HAND- 21 PRIME FAT CATTLE, Including that beautiful HEREFORD BULL, "PRINCE OHARMING." two Fears old, out of Mr. Bishop's, of (iiaebury, famous herd. A very weighty animal and well worth the notice of any Slock breeder for improving hitt herd, ae it is an oppor- tunity geMoin met with in this locality, a6 be is the Wiamer of the Silver Cup and several other Priaes. 4 3TRIDNG STEERS. 4 COWS AND OALVES. 3 FAT CALVm 40 FAT LuOtBS. 20 PIGS. ¡ HIRE BE-ED CART MARE in fool, 6 years Old, 16.2 h Japassed sound, reliable worker in all harness. CART MARE in foal, 6 yOOlrs old, 16 hb., reliable worker i-n. all Isairtneee. A very useful MAiRE, 7 years old, 15 h.b. Do., 4 years oIZ. A good PONY, 13 h.h., with Trap, Hood and Harness. PO??. ?Z h.h.. Trap and Ha.nn?as. A Beautiful Rubber '?-Tc RALEIGH TRAP miuable for Oob 1-1-15. Strong RALEIGH TRAP, Iron Tyres. j By Messrs. W. Harry Recs and Son. I EAST R A VENSWORTH' LEWIS BOAD. NEATH. Sato of Valuable Household Appoint menls MESSRS. W. HARRY REES & SON (Fellows of the Auctioneers' Institute) A iiE instructed by H. Simmons, Eso., I ? who is iM-??g the neighbourhood, to S?LI? bv AUCTION, at ?be ?bovf res:i-I dence, on THURSDAY, the Mth FEB- RUARY, 1915, the wdHwe,selTed and superior HOUSEHOLD APPOINTMENTS, Comprising the contents of Dining and Drawing Room*, including Appointments an Mahogany, Walnut an-d Rosewood, tip- ) right Grand Pianoforte by Hopkinson, Ebonised Cabinet, Expensive Settee, Din- ing Room Chairs and Table, Pe^k-rlal Writing Desk, Bookcase, Marble Time- pieces, Mirrors and Overaiamtels, Massive Bideboaa-d, 0?1 Ninc,ngs and Water J Colours, &c. ■ I Tb<' R?U and St?j-c?se m?rncnts. the J contmts of Mre Principal and Secondary j U?dTO(MDs,??ern Suites in. Walmta, Sxttin Wood and Mahogany, Bedstead?, j .Mattresses, Feather Beds, Carpets, Ku?. ￼ C?!<?s of Drawers, Antique Grandfather • dock by Chr. G?ttM, London, k-?c. The contents of Kitchen—China Waie I and (ila^s. (Aitlery, l'l;^o and Plated Articles*. Outside Effects. View Wv<-o^uvf, r-r j t.Wf>eD 12 and 4 o'clock. Sale to commence at 12 o'clock. Tpim^—Caab. Auctioneers' Offices, Gharlesville-place^ Ne."di|i. FOR SALE. "p mtLETS.—L?ytns 30s., two n3Ont?hO 108., p three mo-T?bs' otd? Ms. domn; Turkey }gg@. Is. 6d. sitting. List free.-Humme"-i. f^tratfo-rd, Essex. MOTOR HEARSE, latest design, low price. easy tetrme; also Light Glass Heareee a.nd Funeral Cwm; photoe free; write for partioulara.—Maretons, 24, Bradford-street, Birmingham. MISCELLANEOUS. T ADIES' Hair Coombinge Wanted.-Vadus L by return. Any quastity.-Ha"oekc 32a, Portland Street, Brighton. ￼ _"RDINE" Pat WvvAroR il UM KHtO. P?sonm.??.le? £ Tveep in one night. 1)?d væmin dry up Abw.t" ex- termination guaranteed. Swift ..d d-Aly. Tins, fid., J)., pot £ 2d- HARJ-tEY. Chemist, Perth. Agents:- E. H Griffiths, Bridgend; T. J Reee, Skewen; R. D. Morgan, Maerteg. SAILINGS. AUSTRALIA BY THE ORIENT UNE. Under contract to carry His Xajesty's I Mails to FREMANTLE, ADELAIDE, MELBOURNE, SYDNEY & BRISBANE. Through Tickets to NEW ZEALAND and TASMANIA From Tons. London. -o.i.t. Orontes (tw flC) 9023 Feb. 12 s.s. Omrah (tv; se) 8130 Mar 12 8. Osfceniey (tw sc) 12129 Apr 9 -Managm-v-F. GREEN & CO., and II .ANDERSON ANDERSON and Co. For passage apply to the latter firm at 5, Feitchurch Avenue, E.C., or to Bertie Parkins and Co., 11. Somerset Place, and T. R. W. Maaon and C?., 2. Mount-et., 8w!MM?&. ;n ::2: I UNION- ROYAL MAJL ROUTE. CASTLE The Cape, Na-tal, Trans- vaal, Rhodesia, East I jUC African ?erts, Mauri- L!HE t.?, &c For Sailings and Other Information apply to the Head Office, 3, Fenchurch Street, London; or in Swansea to T. R. W. MMon and Co-, or Bertie Perkins and Co. WHITE STAR LINE. Liverpool to Australia. AFRIO 12,060 tons. Feb. 13 MEDIC 12,032 tons. Mar — Fares: To Australia, « £ 21 to < £ 32; to Cape Town, "< £ 15 15s. to x24 3s. These btearaera are twin screw, fitted witb bilge keels, and hare bec-i specially contracted for the Colonial trade. The accommodation comprises Smoking. Read- ing, and Danng-rooms. Surgeon and Stewardesses carried For further particulars, apply to the LooaJ Agents: WHITE STAR LINE. Liverpool; 1. Oockspur-atreet, S.W.: and a, Leadenfeall-s*reet. E.C.. London. MEATH AltD DISTRICT I BILL-POSTING CO., ADVEETISIRC CONTRACTORS Owners of ail the Principal Hoardings in NEATH and DISTRICT. ,For Terms, etc., apply:— k ANAGER, 45, London Road, Neath. Public Announcements. JjLANDILOFAWR UNION. The Guardians cf the above Union will at thfir next Meeting "to be held on the lath February instant appoint a Female Children's Atitendant &c. for their Union Workhouse, and to act generally under the directions of the Matron. Salary £18 a year, subject to deductions under the Poor Law Officers' Superannua- tion Acts. A ppboLt-.ioiac, for the post should be sent I to me before the 13th February instant, stating age and previous occupation. By order, R. SHIPLEY LEWIS, Clerk to the Guardians. Llandilo, February 3rd, 1915. A SEPARATE BUILDING, duly cer- tified for Religions Worship nwrned Mission Hall, situated at Iscenen Road, Ammanford, in the Civil Parish of LAan- I¡ debie in the County of Carmarthen, in Llandilofawr Regiafemtion Ihstrict, waEi on the 29th day of January 1915, regTOfcered for so lemnizing Marriages therein, pur- suant to 6th and 7th, Wm. IV., c 85. Dated the 2nd February 1915. R. SHIPLEY LEWIS, Superintendent Eegistrar. T LA NDILO-F A WE RURAL DISTRICT lJ COUNCIL. XOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that th<' Books and Statement of the Accounts of this Council for the half-year ended the 30th day of September laf-t, aro de- posited at th< Council Offices. Llandilo, and are open < hours; to be '■inspected, examined, and copied by all persons interested. And that on the "25th day of February instant, at the hour of 10 a.m., such Books and State- ment of Accounts will be audited by J. E. PI GFCE-JONES, Esq., the District Auditor, at the COUNCIL OFFICES, Llandilo. when and where any person interested who may 1wve any objection to any master contained in the abon mentioned Accounts, may attend and prefer hie objection, and the same • ill ¡ Jy. heard by tho Auditor. Dated this 1st day of February, 1915. R. SHIPLEY LEWIS, Clerk to the Council. PONTARDAWE PUBLIC HALL AND INSTITUTE. f FOURTH ANNUAL CHAIR EISTEDDFOD *X»«$!CV*V, J.UNJE 1 Sth, 12-1 5r j I Ckxmpehitions. ¡ ilixed Choir, "Blodevyn Olaf1' (Ambrose Lloyd), J28. Male Voice, Away to the Forest" (loan Wdiliams), t5. Juvenile, Dewch allan a'r Delyn" (Gwilym Lon), .£7. I' QiKirtet/te, Duett, Vocal Solos, Violin and Pianoforte, &c. Pryddesit, U Cyfnina.ch Duw," k2 2s. a Chadair Dderw Gerfiedig. Traethawd, Telvnegioii, Cywydd, Eng- ] lyn, &c., Adroddiadan, Adjudicators: Mnaic: Mr. T. HOPKIN EVANS, Mus. Bac. Neath, Mr. C. MEUDWY DAVIES, Lltmelly. Iii'ierary: Rev. DYFNALLT OWEN, Carmarthen. Programmes, with frill partdculars, 1,1,4. post free, from the Secretatles- MORGAN JONES, W. THOMPSON DAVIES. Educational. Rugby Schools, Neath. HIGH-CIASS BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOLS FOR GIRLS, WITH KINDER- GARTEN AND PREPARATORY CLASS FOR LITTLE BOYS. University and Art Exams, with Success. 'j Special Classes for Postal and Secretarial Requirements. Student Governess Wanted. RE-OPENING JANUARY 18th. Principals: The Misses WILLIAMS. Assisted by Efficient Governesses. — PRESWYLFA SCHOOL, NEATH. FOR BOYS AND GIRLS. Pupils are Prepared for MATRICULA- TION and Other Examinations. A Primary Department for Children of Four to Seven Years of Age. Painting in Oils and Waier-Colouns. Private Coaching in all Subjects. Particulars may be obtained on apply- ing to— MRS. E. A. TUNNED B.A. (Honours), 22, Rugby Avenue, Neath. MR. ANEURfN REES, I FJL.C.O., B-C. X,, Organist New Bethel Chapel, CWMAMMAN, Gives Lessons in I Pianoforte and Organ Playing, Harmony, Counterpoint, Orchestration, &,c. Pupil-s prepared for R.C.O., R.A.M. and R.C.M. DIPLOMAS and Other Recognised Examinations; For terms, apply to- GREN VILLA, GARNANT, Carm. Public Announcements. THE LONDON CITY AND MIDLAND BANK, LIMITED. ESTABLISHED 1836. > Subscribed Capital, £ 22,947,804 0 0 Paid-up Capital, L4,780,792 10 0 Reserve Fund, P.4,000,000 0 0 DIRECTORS. Sip EDWARD H. HOlillEN. Bart., Chairman and Managing Director. WIELlAM GRAHAM BRADSHAW, Thq., London. Deputy-Chairman. The Right Hon. LORD AIREDALE, Leeds. FRANK DUDLEY DOCKER, Esq., C.B., The Right Hon. LORD PIRRlE. K.P., London. Sir PERCY ELLY BATES. Bart., Liverpool. Birmin??m- The Right Hon. LORD ROTHBRHAM, Ie r FRE'ùRlCK RYNDE :FOX. Esq., LI.er;K)OL Manchester. ROBERT CLOVER BEAZLEY, Esq., Liver- ??ME FRA.NK?,I-N?. Shield. rTi,iil v^OMAR ROYDEN. E.q.. Liverpool. Pool. ?? MMPSON GEE, H.?.. Leicester, ?n- JOSEPH WESTON-STEVENS Bristol. Sir WILLIAM BENJAMIN BOWRING, JOHN GLASBROOK, Esq.. Swansea. The Right Hon. Sir GUY FLEETWOOD Baz-t., Liverpool. JOHN HOWARD GWYTHER, Esq., London WILSON, K.C.B., K.C.M.G., G CIE JOHN ALEXANDER CHRISTIE, Esq., ARTnUR T. KEEN, Esq., Birmingham. London. London. rBEBERKJK WILLIAM NASH, Esq., WILLIAM FITZTHOJCAS WYLEY, Es<i„ DAVID DA VIES. Esq., M.P., Llandinam- Birmingham. Ooventrv. HEAD OFFICE: 5, TWFtEADNEEOLE STREET, LONDON, E.C. Joint General Managers: J. M. MADDBBS, S. B. MURRAY, F. HYDE, E. W. WOOLLEY. Seoretary: E. J. MORRIS. LIABILITIES AND ASSETS, 31st December, 1914. d. £ f. d. To Capital Paid up, viz. By Cash in hand (including Gold Coin £2 10s. Od. per Share on 4 1,9o1.2o *3M1-7 J oShu ares £ 8,000,000) and Cash at Bank of of £12 each 4,785,792 10 0 England 33,196.458 18 7 Reserve Fund 4,000,000 0 0 Money at Call and at Short Notice and Dividend payable on 1st February, 1915 394,415 7 7 Stock Exchange Loans 9,865,226 9 10 j „ Balance of Profit and Loss Account.. 421,285 6 11 nvestments;- £ s. (I. ————————— Consols, War Loan, and I 9,596,493 4 6 other British Govern- „ Current, Deposit and other Accounts. 125^32,736 1 7 ment Securities (of „ Acceptances on account of Customers. 1;210,915 3 3 which 2382,060 Consols I, is lodged for Pu ic Accounts) 5,428,379 18 5 Stocks Guaranteed by the pritish Government, ) India Stocks. Indian Raitway Guaranteed ¡ Stocks and Debentures 516,144 7 10 British Railway Deben- ture and Preference Stocks, British Corpor- Owing to the War, theee Investments ation Stocks 2,563,294 0 5 ba.ve been valued at or nnder prices cur. Colonial A Foreign Govern- rent on the 27th of July, 1914, the date of ment Stocks and Bonds 2,798,469 18 7 the last official ma-king-up befpre the clas- Sundry Investments 1,771,933 fr 5 mg of the Stock Exchange. Inveetmentis 13 078 221 5 8 uator aiiiee that date are vglued at oost or Bills of Exchange 14,835,806 6 2 uader. 70,225,713 0 3 Advances on Current Accounts, Loans ) on Security and other Accounts 62,424,615 11 i Liabilities of Customers for Accept- ances, as per contra 7,210,915 3 3 j „ Bank Premises, at Head Office and Branches 2,678,900 14 4 L142,540,144 9 4 £ 142,540,144 9 4 £142,540,144 9 4 F,DWARD U. HOLDE-N-, Chairm,n and 'Mauaeizig. DireeWr. ARTHUR T. KEEN, ) w. G. BRADSHAW Deputcy-Ohairmail. GEORGE FRA.NKLIN, j" Directors. toSSS«f TO /HARiSHOLDEBS ? THE LONDON CITY AND MIDLAND BANK, MMITED. In ?""?"?n? < wiQ\ the ppOTlsiOM of Sub-oectMnZ.of Section 113 of the Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908, we report as fol- the BtoS wTS Balance Sheet t in detail with the Books at Head Office and with the c.rt.iSed R?um. from the' correctness of the Money at ra^anl 8.S. to the corr.ctBes. of the Cash B<.Ianc? and the Bil? of Exchange, and h?e verified ￼ the kodey -it Gll and ^tace. ? have alao verified the Securities rcpre?tin? tbs InTestmen? of ?h. I' ￼ having ohtamoo. aU tbe wforma.hon and explanations we have refJuircd. we e of opinIOn that suh Ralanoe Rheet L" Bank and having obtaiI ned all ? ? ? ?P?natious ^ave reqni?. we ? of opinion that su.h B?anc. Sbeet i. mwrfv JRd w exhibit a true ,.nd correct new of ?'' PaAe of the Comply a?.rs ?ccordi?. tQ the best V? oa? "TUi- ,,i. and the expl.anation L cive?t ? to us and ? ahowA -by t?: books of the Company. I London, 8tH January. 1915 WItIEY, SMITH AND WHINEY. Chartered Account.. Londo 8th Ja,nuar,. 1915.. Auditors. ¡ j MONEY. OPECIAL and Important to Responsible Persons requiring Immediate Cash Advances. ti 0 to X5,000 advanced on Shares, Life Policies, Jewellery, Incomes I under Wills, or security of any descrip- tion. Advances also made without security I upon Nots of Hand alone. Those desir- ing Cash should apply at oilee, stating re- I quirements. when, if approved, business completed in 24 hours. Special Sfemia for Farmera. No Impossibilities Advertised, I but Straight Dealings Guaranteed. No Fees. Call, Write, or 'Phone (Cardiff 467), Actual Lenders, Charles Stevens. Ltd., HAYES BUILDINGS, CARDIFF. £10 to £ 10,000. 'T'O LEND, by the Oldest West of EM. land Firm, F. LAWRENCE, Lt&. on Written Promise to Repay. Life Policies, Fnrniturq, Farm Stock, or other Security. Principal Remains or can be Aapaid by Easy Instalments. Prenpfoess and Privacy. A Gentleman will eall and hand you Cash at your house if desired. Dis- tance no object. Do not expose your requirements locally. White, Manager, VICTOR HAMILTON, DON CHAMBERS, WINE STREET, BRISTOL. ￼ L U. L i.-?. ?i ￼ THE TROUSERS THAT WON'T WEAR OUT. I ..F< -» 1 '4- ABSOLUTELY HOLE-PROOF. GUARANTEED FOtR SIX MONTHS. A Written Guarantee with Every Pair. FOR4/6. SIZES FOR BIG & SJOJW.. BUY TO-DAY. D. A- REES CLOTHIER, WATER* STREET, ABERAVON y First-Class BREAD Supplied from our Noted Bakeries Daily, at CHEAP LOAF PRICES, notwithstanding the rise in the price of Flour during war-time. IRHE JDAKEROES ,) ;¡Ø8nM ￼ OWE^^IILLIPS ROYAL STORES, THE SQUARE, AMMANFORD. < I Picture Palace, Pontyberem. WEEK OOMMENCING, FEBRUARY 8, USUAL EXCELLENT SHOW OF PICTURES. POPULAR PRICES: id., 6d., and 9d. Thursday, Doors Open at 6.45, to commence at 7. Saturday, Doors Open 6.30, to commence at 6.45 apd 8.45. MATINEE Thursdays at 4 o'clock, Id., 2d., and 3d. CHEAPEST SHOP IN TOWN! j Parlour&BedroomSuites I ALSO BEDDING. I ALL AT SALE PRICES. INSPECTION INV7TED. KINDLY I GIVE' ME A CALL. ALL GOODS DELIVERED FREE. ) D. J. DAVIES Complete Hoiise Furnisher, (CORNER SHOP). The Parade, NEATH. HERBERT STRONG, i Pianoforte & Organ Tuner and Repairer, I and Player-Piano Expert, j 3, Christina Street, Swansea. Î¡ Tel., 246 Docks. (Late of Gwynne H. Brader). Public Announcements. NEW THEATRE, PORT TALBOT. I' Lessee and )Ianj -zer-Fd ward Futneau. Acting Manager A. J. Noioe. MONDA V. FEBRUARY 8th, AND DURING THE WEEK, ME. CHABw WIYDERJfRRE AXD HIS tXjMI>AN^ IN THE GREAT JALNDON AND XEW I YORK SUCCI" 4Ur It "17 M P "V (BY HORACE HODGES AND T. W. PERxTYVAl) From the NEW THEATRE, LONDON, By Arrangejnwit with CYRIL MAUDE. j ANOTHER LONDON SUCCESS TO FOLLOW MONDAY NEXT. FF-BRTAR-4 J5.th, ,V LEAH KLESCHNA," PERFORMED BY THE CELEBRATED 'LU<TTE DLRHAM' COMPANY. I. Commencing Each Evenimr One Performance Only on Saturdays. PRICES Circle 1/6, Stalls 1/ Pit fid. Seat* can be Booked by Letter, Wire, or 'Phone. 47 Port Talbot. Box Office opok daily at the Theutrr. JD.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. NO EXTRA CHARGE FOR BOOKING. SIGHT-TESTING ON MODERN AND .( SCIENTIFIC METHODS BY THE ONLY SCIENTIFIC OCULIST OPTICIAN IN AMMANFORD. M. J. HOWELLS F.S.M.C., F.I.O. (Lond.) Qualified Ophthalmic Optician, From Dr, Max Coque, London, Will attend every Friday Mrs. Williams, Hill's Crescent Restaurant, College Street, Ammanford, Hours, 11.30 to 3 p.m. ￼ EST. YOUR TEL. 1886. no, N THE FURNISHER. E ANDREW BRACEY, o w Furnishing Stores & Arcade, R y 148-149, Windsor Road, Neath. D I Y A.B- avails himself of this opportunity to wish 000 and All E E the Season's Coinplimente, and to thank his numerous Cus- E ?F? ? tomers in Town and Distncts for their loyal support during ￼ *?' another year. a. proof that the public know how ?appreciate LJ ￼ Honest Value foundation upon which my business is built up. R R Useful Articles for Present s. R SEE MY WINDOWS. SOLICITED SIGHT TESTED SICHT TtSTEO FREE OF FREE OF CHARGE. CHARGE. I- JAMES SCOTT, OCULIST OPTICIAN, .12, Victoria Arcade, and Waterloo Strost, WBr Coat Street, SWANSEA. The Only Scientific Oculist Optician in Swansea. For Preabopia, Myopia, Bypermeropia. Asthenopia, Astigmatism, or Squint' I Ophthalmic Surgeons' Prescriptions Scientifically Applied. Schools A ttended by Appointment. THE SWANSEA MERCANTILE QO. 18 PARK STREET. S\V ANSEAlLnarsD make Cash Advances daily, from S10 to £ 1,000. a Ko charge unieso businegs done. For farther rarti-nlarg apply- Strictly private and confidential. H. a. JOMES. Manager. J Est?- ??S- Teleplione—Central 314. iS Tetegrame— Godfrey, MusicseHers, QKj I GODFREY'S I ????B?Njw r? B??B?" ?f ?r? B?shM ir ???!a3? ? jB I PIANOS, ORGANS and I I PLAYER PIANOS B The Only Actual Manufacturers in the District. I Our Celebr&ted Bijou Model, Full Iron FT-ame, Full Trichord, Check Action, 17 Guineas Cask or 8/6 moathly. Abeolutely unrivalled! ■ ORGANS from 9 Gns. Cash. H H PLAYER PIANOS from 47 Gns. Cash. I -7^. ■ ■ H Send for Illustrated Catalogue and Full Particulars. H -—————— —————— I GODFREY & CO., Ltd. I S 22, St. Helen's Road, Swansea. I ?"" '>j\.?>t: 1;,