BURRY PORT. A report of the meetings of the Burry Port L rban District Council will be found on Page 6. 0 The following report- on the Buny Port The fc)llu\ng j'8port on the Bm'lY POl'! School has been presented by H.M. Inspector: —Boys' Department.—"This school is well or- ganised and very efficiently taugnt. The boys are very nicely mannered and under good dis- cipline. More advanced books are wanted for all classes. Some parts of the playground are very much cut up by imperfect surface drainage." Girls' Department—"The discip- line and tone of this school deserve the I highest praise, and the teaching throughout I is careful and painstaking. Oral composition and arithmetic in some of the classes should have more attention." ( The semi-final round in the. medal competi- tion will be played on the Burry Port ground next Saturday, when the Burry Port Soccer Team will be opposed to the Llaneliy Amateurs. -0- The Burry Port Town Band, which has re- cently been re-organised, is busily engaged rehearsing a splendid programme under the leadership of Mr. David John. It is hoped that the band will soon be in a position to compete in various contests. It is very grati- fying to learn of the Kidwelly Town Band making such an excellent mark at Carmarthen on Easter Monday, under the baton of our townsman, Mr. Ikvid John The Urban f);r t Council Eb'cti.u will take place on Mondav next, when eight can- didates will submit themselves for six s«-ats. They are: David David, farmer: Philip Eynon, shearer: S. L. Gravel], sculptor: F. J. Evans, shipping agent; R. G. Tin.mas, colliery manager: Arthur Morgan, railway and docks manager; John Lcyshon, shearer: and Wm. Howell, meciianic. The polling booth is ifxed at the ('.nine 1 Schools, and will be open from 8 a.m. t0 8 p.m. -0- Now is the time for Spectacles. Can you read this without straining the eye,; in some way? If you can't, you must have Spectacles. John Walters, Chemist, Optician, &e, opposite the Station, has a special room for testing the eyes. IVatch the children how they read.
KIDWELLY. I On Saturday and Easter Sunday evel"c. I the celebrated Treorehy Male Voice Party gave two concerts at Siloant Baptist Chapel to very large audiences The party, under the leadership of Mr. William, Thomas, gave, a choice selection of pieces, .v.rid the soloists were Miss C-issie Thomas, a charming nd talented soprano: Mr. Richard Thomas, talented sopraiio: -N ￼ Llaneliy, tenor; Messrs. A. Edwards and T. Lewis, baritones: and Mr. David Davies bass. ?NI r. H gli Hu,es -cot!)')'?n ￼ ed. In the .Mr. Hugh Hughes ?' In The unavoidable absence of Dr. Gr'friths, The Mayor (Mr. W. D. James) presided at both concerts. The profits were devoted towards liquidating the chapel debt. We were delighted to learn (if the success of the Kidw elly Town Band at Carmarthen on Monday in the brass band contest. The bsnd took first prize in the class they competed in. II Amongst the competitors in the athletic sports there the same d'?y were Mr. D. R. Wild and Master Walter Davies (runivng events) and Mr W. Parry ♦cycling' events). Mr Wild came in tirst in his heat in the 220 yards race, and was fourth in the final heat. I -0-- On Tuesday morning Kidwelly Parish Church was the scene of a very pretty and most interesting wedding, the contracting parties being Miss Esther Michael Evans, eider daughter of Mrs. Michael Evans, of the Old Vicarage, Kidwelly, and Sergt.-Major W. Roberts, drill instructor of the Yorkshire Hussars. The church was filled with specta- tors, both the bride and bridegroom heing II very popular in the town. The ceremony vIas performed by the Vicar of LUmfynydd 'Rev. D. D. Jones, late vicar of KicKvelly), assisted I by the Rev. G. Evans, vicar of Kidwelly, Rev. D. E. Thomas, curate of Kidwelly, and the Rev. D. T. Jones curate of Llanllwch U?te of Kidwelly). The bride, who was given away by Iner cousin, Mr. Arthur Pow en, or Tenby, looked charming in a, dress of ivory silk, trimmed with silver and pearl lace trimming, ller hat being- of white straw and chiffon, and trimmed with silver lace and a large white ostrich plume. he (arried a lovely shower bouquet, and wore a gold bracelet and a gold pendant, all the gifts of the bridegroom. The bridesmaids were Miss Agnes Evans, sis- ter ot tne bride, ana Miss Jeniue Wild, Angel House (her best friend). They both looked charming in white silk and embroidered eolienne dresses, with black picture hats. They carried silver-mounted prayer books, bearing the colours of the Yorkshire Hussars, and wore diamond and ruby rings, the gifts of The bridegroom. With them was little Miss Lulu Tliomast daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, National Schools ithehl'!r!c' god child). She was sweetly dressed in white silk, with a pale blue hat, and she carried a basket of flowers and wore a silver and enamel bangle, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridegroom himself louked exceedingly smart in the full, dress uniform of his regiment— dark blue, with a profusion of silver braid .and buttons. He also wore his Indian ser- vice medal. He was supported hy his brother Mr. James Roberts, Lady Street, Kidwelly. After the wedding- breakfast, which was par- taken of at the Old Vicarage, the happy pair left.. amidst fervent wishes for their future happiness, for 'Leeds, where Sergeant-Major Roberts is now stationed with his regiment. The bride has throughout, her life been an enthusiastic Church worker, and the bells oi the Parish Church rang peals throughout the morning. The presents numbered very con- siderably over a hundred, and included some very handsome articles. The brides g<ting- away dress was of mole-coloured cloth, with white silk, and a fawn travelling coat, her hat heing of amethyst straw, trimmed with pink roses. She had also a very handsome set of silver fox furs. the gift of the bride- groom. which he had brought from India. The wedding cake was made and supplied by Mr. Frank Sheppard, of the Kidwelly Steam Pak?ry, and was a most artistic confection. ]Bak(P,rv. ar).d xn-as -i tjio.,i? art,Ist?il?? bride with the bridegroom's sword. The annual singing festival of the Calvinis- tic Methodist Churches in the Kidwelly district was held on Easter Monday at Morfa Chapel, Kidwelly. Choirs from Burry Port, I Pembrey, Trimsaran, Ferryside, Llan saint, Llandefeilog. Mvnyddygarreg, and Kidwelly tODk part. Mr Gwynne Davies, A.R.C.M., was the conductor, and the singing was of a very cxc'eHenf character throughout. At the after- noon and evening meetings. an orchestral band from Bethel. Pembrev. accompanied, with Mr. W. J. Phillips, Kidwelly, at the organ. The presidents during the day were the Revs. I). 1. Lewis and Isaac Thomas, of Ferryside, and D. G. Owen. Kidwelly. Mr. n. S. Davies. London House, Kidwelly, is the honorary secretary of the association, and Mr I Arthur Harries the honorary treasurer. The competitive concert and eisteddfod to 'file c-:lnp8titi\"c CO:1C21i 2.l1d cist\.ddfcc1 to ?c held at the Town Halon Saturday even- ing next promises to he a huge success, judging hy the entries received. The com- mittee are desirous to start proceedings at 5 e f 9 o'clock. Competitors will do well to attend in good time.
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I PWLL. J The Rev Hernias Evans, C'wmbwrla, was the I special preacher at the services held in con- I nection with Bethlehem. Baptist Church on Monday last. He preached very powerful sermons to very good audiences.. These ser- vices have been introduced as a special feature in connection with the church in l eu of the annual tea, and the members generally find them far more edifying. The Guardians and Rural Council Election I will tilks place on Monday next at the Coun- cil School. There axe three candidates, viz., Mr. William Bassett, Mr. John Evans, and the Rev. R. Owens. With regard to the latter we are specially asked to make an appeal to the electors not to record their votes in his favour, as he does not desire by any means to contest, the ward. He endeavoured to with- cont.est the Ava rct. draw his nomination, but, ru^fortunately for him, he was too late to do so.
DAFEN. I The annual public tea was held at Maes- cturner Chapel C oil Good Friday last, winch vas highly successful. In the .evening a grand miscellaneous concert \vas held, the Rev. T. R. Williams presiding, and a capital programme, which was interesting and in- structive was successfully produced. I An exchange of pulpits was made between the Rev. T. R. Williams, Maescanner, and the Rev. R. Owen, Bethlehem, Pwll, on Sunday last, the former behrg the special preacher at the missionary services held at the latter place of -worship. < Last week we commented that there would he no representative from Berwick hamlet on the next Parish Council. We now learn that Mr. J ames Derrick has withdrawn from the contest in the West fa hamlet, lea v ing Dafen with no member in -either ward. The object, of course, was to avoid the expense of a ballot, but the Dafen district should really have procured one representative We must, nrepare for the next opportunity, 1 hree years hence. The village was prac-tualty deserted oil Monday, the inhabitants having taken the holiday craze with a vengeance. The solem- nity of the surroundings was intensified by the ouietness a It would be sad occurrence without the clang of indus- try at 0)))' l oca l works.. try at our local works, an occasional stoppage bringing it moie prominently to our notice.
FELINFOEL. I The bazaar on Tuesday was favoured with beautiful weather, and There was a splendid and distinguished attendance. Miss C. M. Stepney, The Dell, who was accompanied by her mother. Lady Stepney, opened the func- tion, at 2.30, in a very appropriate and gracious speech. the concluding portion being delivered in Welsh. A vote of thanks to Miss Stepney was proposed by Mr. W. Y. Nevill, J.P., and seconded hy the Rev J. W. Roberts, vicar of Felinfoel. The following stallholders were kept busy for the dav:—Fancy Stall: Mrs W. Y. Nevill. Village Stall: Mrs W. B..Jones, i Mrs. W..f. Price, and Miss Alice Jones, assis- ted by Misses Gladys Jenkins, L. Stephens, S. J. Thomas. Mary Badger, and S. A. Lewis. Commiittee, Fancy. Plants and Shrubs', and Woodwork Stalls: Messrs. E. V. Williams, J. W. Griffiths, W. Lloyd. W. T. Francis, and 1). Williams. Books and Stationery: Messrs. I. Roberts and Luther Stephens. Sweets: Misses J. and M. H. Peregrine. Refreshments: Mrs. Martin John, Mrs. Frank evill. Mrs. Grif- fiths, and Mrs. Percy Rees. Art Gallery: Mr. Tom Francis and Mr. D. J. Saunders. Houp la: Messrs. E. Roberts and W. Howell. Elec- tric coil: Mr. Tom Thomas. Cocoanuts: Mr. 1). Jenkins and Mr. J. Jones. Bran Tub: Misses Blodwen Jones and Gertie Thomas. Entertainers: Messrs. Samuel and Steddiford. A number of children, prepared by Miss Owen and Mr. D. Rees, also ga\e entertainments during the day. -0'- f On Wednesday morning, Mr. Jere (irifHth- the well-known local cricketer, was married to I Miss C. A. Humphreys, Dafen. We wish him a long and happy innings.
LLWYNHENDY AND DISTRICT. I I Mr D. H. Bow en, the head teacher of Bynea School, and his staff, were in a happy mood on Friday night. And no wonder. After weeks of c-areftil preparation, the concert. turned out a huge success in every way. Soar the went through their work with credit to themselves and teachers. There were loud calls for en- cores for almost, every item, but the pro- gramme was too long to allow of any. The cinematograph, manipulated i)y Mr. D. H. Powen, was also thoroughly enjoyed. Mr. T. B. Phillips" accompanied very ably through- out. Mr. D. Harry occupied the chair. The members of Si David's Church spent an enjoyable day on Monday. In the afternoon they sat down to tea, and in the evening a well-arranged miscellaneous programme was gone through.
TRIMSARAN. I Theusnat Good Friday services were held in Llandurry Church. Mr. and Mrs. Graham placed their passenger train at the disposal of the people in the morning" and ev ening, so as to enable those who wished to attend to do &o. "Actions speak louder than words," On Easter Sunday at. Llandurry Church there was a fully choral communion. At Tabernacle half-yearly services were held on Easter Sunday, when powerful ser- mons were delivered by the Revs. I). Jjones, Crynant, a.d M(-)i--g,.),ns, Penygroes. The weather was sud, th:n a very large number of people congregated from far and near. —o— We are sorry lo have to record the death of the beloved baby of the Rev. and Mrs. Rees, and also the baby of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel. Keynant. We tender theiii our heart-felt, sympathy. A hedging match took place at Moat Farm on Easter Monday, when the prizes were awarded as below:—Champion class: 1, Wil- liam Jones, Llandefeilog: 2, MonkH, Llan- saint; 3, Stephen David, Tygwyn, Pinged; 4, David Davies, Caedu. Waunhaglan; 5, William Junes, Caeplwnp: 5, John Gravell, Trimsaran. Boys' class: Richard Davies, Tygwyn, Pinged. Judges. Mr. Robert Stone, Llwynhendy, and Mr. W. Davies, Gwendraeth. S ( .? T. K D. I
PONTYBEREM. I A singing festival was held at Caersalem Chapel on Easter Monday, the choir being composed of Caorsaleiu, Capel Sion, and Crwbin chapel choirs, numbering over 400 voices. A trery enjoyable day was spent in sroing through the programme prepared for the occasion. III the morning the Rev George Evans, Pensarn. althuish the attendance at this n-ce:'nfr was very poor, the singing of the choir, under the conductorship of Mr Daniel Jones, was very effective. In the afternoon the children did their part of the programme, the Rev T. W. Morgans, of Crwhin, presiding, and Mr. David Henry, L.T.S.C., conducting. This meeting was by far the best meeting of the day, the chapel being nearly full, and the singing of the diffe- rent hymns excellent. At 6 o'clock the even- ing meeting commenced, Mr. Daniel Jones conducting, and the Rev. G. Evans presiding, in the place of the Rev. Ben Morris, vrlio was unable to attend. The choir was in good form in the evening, and some of the hymns were sung with good effect, the conductor being at his best- The anthem, "Molwch yr Ar- glwydd," was sung with great credit to the conductor and the choir. It was a pity i he chorus, "We never will bow down" (Messiah) was not ready for the occasion. Speeches were delivered during the day by the Rev. Hugh Edwards, Mr. Thomas Thomas, Mr. R. G. Griffiths, and two excellent papers were read by Mr. John Lewis, Crwbin, and Mr. R. Henry. Pontyberem. The accompanists were Mr. W. D. Griffiths, Pontyberem (organ), Mr. Sam Harries, Gorslas (piano), and the Caer- salein Orchestra.
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I TYCROES. M neli interest is taken in the Rural District Council Election for Llanedy parish. There are three candidates for two scats, viz. Messrs William Llewellyn, Fairwater; Howell Wynne Thomas. Benallt: and J. Llewelyn Thomas, Bradford House. Mr. Llewellyn is the only local candidate, He has faithfully represen- ted this section for the last fifteen years on the District Council and Board of Guardians, and Tyeroes electors should make every effort to secure the return of their experienced member. -0- i On Saturday an eisteddfod was held at Moriah Chapel, presided over by the pastor, the Rev. Joseph Evans, B.A. The adjudica- tors were:—Music, Mr. J. Rees, Pontardulais; literature and recitation. Rev. D. S. Davies. The competitions were keenly contested. On Easter Monday large num bers left the village for various attractions. The Metho- dists held their annual musical festival, at Llandilo, where Mr I T-T. Roberts, Mus. Bac., Liverpool, conducted. The singing reached a high, degree of merit. The successful com- petitors for the prizes offered for the best tunes were Mr. S. K Parry, Tyeroes, and lor- werth (whose name did not, transpire), and for the best hymns, and words for music the Rev. J. Oliver, Glananunan, and Mr. I.), B. Lewis, Tyeroes. -0- The Baptists also held their festival at Am- manford, wdiere Mr. Arthur Thomas, Gadlys, Aberdare. led the amassed choirs from the local chapels. The Tycroes Silver Band succeeded in gain- ing the first prize in the band competition at Carmarthen on Monday. The bandmaster, Mr Williams, also led the Penygroes Band. which captured chief honours in the second class hand c om p e t i t i on.
L1ANDEBIE. LLANDEBIE. The election of District Councillors causes the electors to wakeup onceagaj II. Mr. R. Mathews (schoolmaster) and Mr. A. Williams (ironmonger) held a joint meeting in support of their candidature at the Schoolroom on Wednesday night' of last week. The meeting was well attended, shewing the interest evinced in the contest. Rey. P. Evans (Metho- dist minister) was chosen as chairman, and again proved himself an efficient and capable stearer. Mr. A. Williams was the first to address the meeting, and gave a lengthy, comprehensive, and lucid explanai ion of his aims and public object. He emphasised the j fact of having to pay a road surveyor who had not the abilities and qualifications of an en- gineer, and pointed to some glaring instances f of the ratepayers' money having been squan- dered owing to this lack of ability. Mr. R. Mathews dealt with the water scheme muddle and the system of assessment. He clearly proved the unfairness of the methods adopted at present. Mr. D. L. Thomas moved a reso- lution supporting the candidature of these two [ gentlemen, and urged on all present to do their best to place men of ability to represent their interests. The Rev. C. Evans (Congrega- tional minister) seconded in a few well-chosen remarks. Mr. M. Williams supported, and said that it was time for the ratepayers to wake up, and elect men who could Tfad and write intelligently—men who were not bound to take and believe everything our permanent officials put before and told them. The. reso- lution was put to the meeting and carried unanimously. This is a step in the right direction. Let every ratepayer remember on polling day to ask himself, "Who are the two most capable candidates?" There can only be -olle. which will carry and place at the top of the poll the two candidates run under the aus- -pices of the Ratepayers' Association. -0- A successful competitive meeting was held on Good Friday evening at the Wesfleyan. Chapel. Miss M. A. Evans (Llinos Araul) won the open solo competition at Liangadock on Good Friday, out of nine competitors. Drunkenness and indecency are fast h- coming a grave menace in this district. Drun- ken men in gangs are parading our roads, and proving a nuisance by their indecent he- haviour and profane language. They revel in insulting remarks to the fairer sex. It will be well for the ladies to take their courage in both hands, and summon, these ruffians as a protection, against these unprovoked attacks. >-
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POLICE ON ThE BALL. I INTERESTING CHARITY MATCH AT I STRADEY. A large crowd, witnessed the charity match in aid of the Llaneliy Hospital, between the Llanelly Police and Swansea Police, at Stradey on Tuesday. Mr Ernest Trubshaw. J.P., D.L., set the ball rolling in the first half, whilst Capt. C'olquhoun, Swansea, superintendent of the Swansea Police, kicked off in the second half. The game was well contested, and some humorous and interesting incidents were witnessed. At intervals it presented a ludi- crous appearance and created much mirth, and laughter amongst the crowd. The visi- tors were slightly superior in the three-quar- ter line, but the forwards were very evenly matched. P.C. Williams, scored in the first half, whilst P.C. Andrews added another try in the second. Mr. Richard Jones, Felinfoel Brewery, who held the whistle, did everything but enforce the Welsh Rugby rules, although he made every ,effort to do so. Mr -I)aiis Wil- liams, J.P., and Mr. Frank Nevill, J.P., chair- man and vice-chairman respectively of the Llaneliy Hospital Committee, were the touch judges. The arrangements had been carried out satisfactorily, and the funds of the Hospital, which are in such a precarious condition, are likely to receive a strong impetus as the re- sult of the game, for which the local police are to be commended.
PICTUREDROME. The Picturedronie is now recognized by everyone in Llanelly as the proper place to go to, and on Easter Monday numbers of people were turned away. Places of amusement- generally have a programme of the mediocre type for holiday crowds, but the management of this popular house always provide the best show it is possible to have. You can always rely on a good night's enjoyment. One of the principal items this week is the beautiful re- citations given by Miss Bessie Smith. This is the first time that this young lady has ap- peared at the Pieturedrome, and. judging by the success she attained on the night of our visit, it will not be. the last. The chief pic- ture for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday is the "Scar," one of the dramatic subjects that are always in favour. Then another, which is teeming with pathos, is the "Broken Heart," a story of a young Frenchman who, in his boyhood days was brought up with a. young lady on a farm. The lawyer who placed her there, after a. few years takes her away. The younp man, broken-hearted, goes to Paris, and eventually finds her. but she casts him off for another who is blessed with more-riches. The young roan returns home dejected, and goes to a pond where he at one time saved he" from drowning. He fancies he sees her in the water, .and rushes forward, deeper and deeper, until he sinks entirely from view, giving a most unusual ending, which makes the picture more acceptable. Another grand, pictorial concert will be given on Sunday at 8 o'clock (silver collection), and 011 Monday another entire change of pictures.
WEDDING BELLS. LUCAS — CNGOED. An interesting wedding was solemnized by the Rev. Enos George at Emanuel Chapel on Friday, 26th inst., in which the contracting parties were Mr Robert W. Lucas, of .Macheii, Newport, Mon., and Miss Mabel W. Ungoed, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John. Ungoed. Butchers'' Arms, Bynea. The bride was charmingly attired in a. white silk eoline dress over glace silk, trimmed with Maltese lace and silver, with a white • picture hat trimmed with ostrich feathers. Hhe carried a beautiful shower bouquet of lilies, carna- tions, and ferns (supplied by Mr. F. Evans, Grove Gardens, Caerphilly). She was atten- ded by four bridesmaids. Miss Catherine Alice and Elaine Ungoed (sisters of the bride>, Miss Emily Lucas (sister of the bridegroom), and Miss Muriel Griffiths (niece of the bride), dressed, in white, cream, pink, and blue silk respectively, and carrying bouquets of tulips, etc., the gifts of the bridegroom. During the oermnony the "Wedding Match" andi other f selections were played by Miss Edith HowellH and Mr. George Williams, organists. The wedding party and guests, over sixty in num- ber, afterwards sat down to luncheon at the Butchers' Arms, the home of the bride. A large number of valuable presents were re- ceived. The honeymoon is being spent, at Tenbv.. SAMUEL-WILLIAMS. On Easter Monday morning, at Bryn Inde- pendent Chapel, Llaneliy, was celebrated a quiet but pretty wedding, the contracting par- ties being Mr. Rees Samuel, shoemaker, Mount Pleasant, and Miss Elizabeth Wil- liams (youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs-. J. Williams, Pemberton, Llaneliy). The Rey. J. Evans officiated, the bride being given away by her father. The company included, be- sides the bride and bridegroom, Mrs. Samuel, Messrs. James Samuel, Briton Ferry; Thomas Samuel, Morriston: Dd Samuel, St. Michael's College, Lla.nda.ff, Mr E. Williams (Crwydryn), uncle of the bride; and others., The bride was very tastefully attired in cream coline, with hat to match. The parents of the bride being well known and much respected in the neighbourhood, the wedding evoked a great deal of interest, one and all uniting in wish- ing the young pair a happy and prosperous life.
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Before the Magistrates. | Tuesday, before Mr. Thomas Jones. DRUNKENNESS. James Mady, of 110 fixed abode, was charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct in Market Street the previous night. The constable said the defendant was very violent, and, ill spite of witness's efforts to pacify him lie continued his disorderly con- duet. Defendant said he was employed by a con- tractor at Cross Hands. A fine of 10s. was imposed, or. in default, seven, days. DEFENDANT'S VIOLENCE. David Griffiths', Marble Hall Road, was charged with a similar offence in Swansea Road. P.C:. Thomas said that while he was taking the defendant into custody he became very violenr, and witness had 1o handcuff him. He was subsequently laker, to the Police Station with the assistance of two* other eon- stables. Defendant said he was a mason by trade, but was at present out of employment. Defendant was fined 10s., in default, seven (tax Wednesday, before Messrs. Ernest Trubshaw, John Clement, and E. W. Evans. AFFILIATION. Elizabeth Ann Every. Stepney Road, Pwll, applied for an affiliation bnleragainst .John Mo-rgun. Sea view Terrace, Burry Port, in re- spect of a. female child born on February 4th. An order of 3s. 6d. per week was made. DRUNKENNESS. Richard Morgan, Gellywhiad, Bryn, was lined 10s. for being drunk and disorderly in Town HaD "quare' nu Ma.]'fh 28th. WARRANT OF COMMITMENT. E. A. Davies. of Tumble, applied for leave 10 issue a warrant of commitment- against Daniel Thomas, Cvvmgorse. The Bench granted the application.
Tumble Eisteddfod. I The 3IHJHal cistedJfod jn conlwctiou with Bethel Baptist Chapel. Tumble, was held on Friday. Cllief awards:Children's- recitation. Miss Blodwen G-ealy, Porthyrhyd; children's solo, Miss Ciwladys Roberts, Cross Hands; solo, men over 45, Mr. T. Gealy, Porthyrhyd; soprano solo, Mrs. Morgans, Llauarthney; tenor solo, Mr. Ll. Evans, Llangenneeh; bass solo, Mr. W. Gealy, Porthyrhyd; champion solo, Mr W. T. Rees. Cross Hands: ehiJdnn's sol:o, Nl-.r? W. *'[. Ree, (,Iioir, choral. Prefach Willi.?iiiis, coii(itictor); open pianoforte soio, Miss E. Treharne, Tumble.
FROM PUB TO PUB.' FROM PUB. TO PUB. 1 PONTYBEREM: CYCLISTS SUMMONED. I At Carmarthen on Tuesday, Isaac Jones an David Thomas, colliers, Pontybeiem, were stimtnoned for being drunk in Lammas Street. Carmarthen, on Sunday night week. They were, it was stated, going from "pub. to pub." tapping the doors for admission. Supt. Smith said defendants were cyclists from Ponty- berem, and, being bona-fide travellers, they took advantage of their privilege, and abused • it. Thomas was fined 14s. and costs, and Jones did not appear, and a warrant was issued. I
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i OBITUARY. '.1 I j NLH. BENJAMIN DAVIES. I I Mr Benjamin Davies, formerly coal merchaH" at. Llaneliy, died on Saturday, 19tli instant, 6 in his 73rd year. The ceased had lived in Llanelly from his 111 fancy. The funeral took place at the BOt. Cemetery on Wednesday, 23rd instant, ttifi Rev. Hugh Jones, Bethel, officiating. His SOl Rev. W. H. Davies, of Beverley, Yorks.. lUlV Mr. J. M. Davies, of Alfreton, Derbyshire, a number of friends were prese nt at funeral. -0- MR. JOSEPH HARROP, PONTARDULA^' I 'I'lie I.iAs occurred at his home. J>r'- deg. Pontardulais, of Mr Josepr Harrop. for- 'ner)y)nana?ia? director of the Gra e$6"' Steel and Tiupl?te Works. The decea 1 genile!llUHW3S 69 yearsûf ge. He???, native of Manchester, and to -l0l'T.f Wales ahfj! 40 years ago. His great ski? I T.1 (-?l -i g ￼ N'?rt) i J' ('Oiisideral)le tttlOll. an engIncer won hh? considerable Mp"t?. "? j?ll -iNIr. John Benso '-I.],Ie esta.bhshcd Messrs. Harrop and Benson's ??- Foundry, Pontardulais, and a few years la^ .1' oJ 'rln- lie corstrucfed the Groveseml Steel and i I paLe Works, of which he became mauagi?' director, a post he resigned last year, tjn prosperous period of t wen tv years. Dui'?? f tS this time ho brought out several P?su? many of which are in general use in ti.np?' .works throughout, South Wales. fit. Deceased was engaged some years ago 3j the South. Wales Works, and in Llaneliy.
I I FELINFOEL. I To the Editor of the "Llanelly Mercury- 'I' .I 'I I nel}' Sir,—The Urban Council workmen are ?P?' !??ri?ro;.d'h?..ughL<mgRpwfortheP? pose of laying their water pipes. In doinS^ the\ have thrown the soil against the bo?'? and have prnHi<-al>y closed them, so ￼ the inhabitants can scarcely obtain eg?'?? ??! ijig?.?t.'th?! The earth hi s°l|lf plaees has been piled up to the very top* "f ?'i i (" i?, I sliall g.ici (, know if they have any Tight to do "0, and ?ki)o\v]t'i'i)(.yh.r),e.ariyrighttodo6o,? ￼ damage our property in the way they 'have | rt:ad do];.o.l ￼ ready done.—I am, etc. THOMAS LEWls' j! [They have no right to throw any of the ejv cavated earth even upon the pavement ,.(1' fnmt of the houses, as it is private P?" perty. without first of all obtaining the '? sent of the owners, much less to pile l against the houses, and if the owners d'?l they can hue the Council for damages.
Young Woman in Trouble. t ALLEGED THEFT OF CLOTHING. I At the Police Court on Wednesday, a jrl)$ woman named Annie Grant, late of Prii^f Street, was charged with stealing a qlall"f?' of clothing from William Williams, 2 Street, Llaneliy. ■ tJ' S. )ti,in said he received prisoner ¡'J1t. custody at Birkenhead 011 the 28th inst^ Detective Stevenson informed him that he '?) arrested the defendant under a warran, ill,l that she had handed over a quantity of ?'?.? Jngappare). '1 he other articles nussing?.? now heing worn by the prisoner. Detect' Stevenson repeated the following st-ateu1" which prisoner h'tdnjade:—"The?woman?? •always telling me 10 leave m' y husband- gave her 15s.2s. Rd., each week—for J'^ clothes. I said, What about the c I ()I,ll and she Is all right. I the other ,money from your husband.' OI1' of the underclothing is pawned at lngbf:1 jii for Is. 60. 1 have lost, the ticket. I put my boot, and it must have come out." ^ii rect-,i\c?(i the underclothing produced ? ;)- Mr, T. E. Ingham, Borough Street, • yet head, on Tuesday morning. Prisoner '1' ¡05' brought to Uauelly and locked up on <.¡tl1 I day evening. Piisoner was also charge'?. having stolen :ddition31 articles of cl)1 \Ie: and she said that Mi?' had been given to^j^e*l' Supt. Roger- applied for a remand Wednesday next, which was granted, being allowed. = = = "— —: ue* Printed 6Dd Published by the "LlanOlly o cury" Printing Company, Limited, 5t 01* Offlesi. E8, Market, fitreet, Llaneliy# w Cou&ty ot C«rt»uto«iL