DRAMATIC WEEK. I The Welfib dramatic week for Swansea I will take plneft at the Albert Hall during the third week of October. The committee have decided to hold a matinee on Saturday afternoon of the same week, so that there will be seven Judging by the applications sent in for particulars more than double this number will have to go through the preliminary tests, which will take place at their respective Hllage-s. Judges will be sent to each place accord- ing to arrangement, between June 30 and September 30th, and the best seven will appear at Swansea for the final. The committee are anxious, so as to make the undertaking a success, that all those anticipating holding concerts, eis. teddfodau, etc., should try" to avoid hold- ing them during this week.
I TWO LECTURES. St. Helens Hall, Swansea, was crowded cn Saturday evening, when Mr. Fj G. Jannaway, of London, lectured on A King's Wonderful Dream," in which GoOd revealed the history of the world to the present day. On Sunday evening another lecture was given by Mr. Jannaway, the subject being Another Wonderful Dream," in Which God foretold what was in happening in Palestine, and what was going to happen. The hall was again crowded. l Both lectures were illustrated with col- oured cartopns.
WITH LABOUR OVER THE WEEK END. A. FEW OF THE SPEAKERS.
WELSH MEDIATOR SIR ELLIS GRIFFITH SEES MM I. Bome, Sunday.Signor Orlando, the Prime Minister, had a 'long interview to- day with 8ir Eilis Griffith. No official communication has been made regarding this interview, but it i6 considered in political circles to be con- nected with the situation which has arisen through the departure of the Ital- ia# delegation from the Peace Conference. Sir Ellis Griffith is communicating on the subject with the British Peace Dele- getion in Paris.—Press Association. ITALY ASKED TO RESUME. Paris, "unday.-rh e Council of Three to-day sent an invitation to Italy to re- sume her place at the Pedce Conference. The nature of the invitation is such that it is believed that Italy will accept ] it and relations between the Allies be re- stored before the treaty is handed to the Germans.Reuter. I ITALY'S WAR LOSSES. Koine, Sunday.—It has been ascer- tained that 31,000 'Italian prisoners of war lost their lives in captivity. The total number of those who were killed is notf 494,000 soldiers and 13,169 sailors.. MESSAGE FROM ORLANDO. teignor Orlando has sent a long telegram dealng with the situation to the Ministry of Foreign Afiairs this evening. No in- i formation, however, will be given relative-, to this communication until the heads of j the Allied Governments have eonsidered it.
A CHILDREN'S AFTERNOON. The children o»f Alexandra-road C.M. Chapel, Swansea, on Sunday afternoon gave an admirable programme of sacred -citati,mi-P, and solos. The Superintendent (Mr. David Williams) presided, and among those present were, the Pastor and Mr. John Roberts. The children who took part were: Emlyn Williams, Martha Davies, Olive Harries, Joioe Owen, Dolly Hole, Sybil Owen, Annie Cole, Evelyn Jones, Violet Thomas, Bettie Cole, a,nd Evelyn J,-nkin-,s.. Mr. Tom Mitchell, the newly-appointed organist, accompanied with understanding and ability. ,-iti J..1 H'.tsb
THC WROfilG M'AN I There waa a peculiar settlement of mi alleged assault at Neath on Monday, When the case of Annie Anthony against Evan Thqjnas wfc* willed, a young lady stepped forward, and timidly remarked: |" I've sumoned, the wrong man." Chief Constable1 Higgins: Well, what are you going to do? H Well," hesitated the young woman. I think I'll enramon the right man now, sir. The fact he promised to come and see me this morning, but he didn't turn up" • The Chief Con-stable: Then you must withdraw the summons and pay the costs —half-a-crown. This was -lone, and the lady, left the Court smiling.
TRADE OF THE PORT. 1 Swansea, Monday.—The trade of the harbour last week was satisfactory con- sidering tha't no general cargo was shipped, and tihe import trade continued very quiet. An increase was shown of 8,000 tons over the preceding week, but there was a decrease compared with the s¡¡.,mEl week last year. The coal trade was brisk, but .shipments of patent fuel were much less. • The shipments of coal and patent fuel amounted to 90.907 tons. Tin- ports 2,215 tons. exports 90,907 tons, and total trade 93,122 tons, compared with 85,511 tons the preceding week, and 125,043 tons the corresponding week last year. Shipments of coal 78,972 tons, patent fuel 11,935 tons. 1. The receipts of tinplates from the work-s were 91,153 boxes. Stocks in the dock warehouses and vans 214,437 boxes, com- pared with 193,284 boxes the preceding week, and 77.007 boxes at this date- last year.
j BURRYPORT COUNCIL, I Estimates, Roads, and Elec-I tionExpenses Discrssed. I At the Finance Committee of the Burryport Urban Council, Mr. Fred Morgan presiding, it was resolved that the estimates be considered by a special meeting of the whole council next Wed- neodkv. The question of each department sending in requisitions every ,a'x months \Vdcussed. but was adjourned untti ?he B?ext meeting I ROADS. I At the Highways Committee, Mr. S. L. I Gravelle presiding, the surveyor drew at- tention to the bad sta-W of the roads at Woodbrook-terra.ee, G lanmor-terrace, Moriand-terrace, Pernbertcm-avenue, Step- ney-road and Burrows-terrace. It was resolved that the state of the roads be considered at the estimate meet- ing, and that the surveyor attend iin- j mediately to the road near the Copper Works School. the surveyor complained of the serious damage caused to 15 gas meters. After a long discussion, it wjas resolved to repair the damage, and to call the attention of the police to the damage. I. LESS EXPENSIVE ELECTIONS. I The clerk reported that the co«: of the recent election was .22.9. 2s. 2d., all the I pnymeuts being according to scale. This elMtion was not eo expensive as previous ele&ions, although the electorate was ]atgor. His own fee had goM up to ?2, but the scale for the others was the same. It was resolved to hold the finanœ meet- fng on a separate night. 1
I CHILD RUN OVER. Trevor Davies, aged three, of 1, Pleasant- row, Fforestfach, was knocked down and run over bv a motor car near the Cadle Schools, Fforestf-ach, on Saturday, sus- taining a fracture of the left thigh.
FATALLY CRUSHED. I A man named Gwilym W. Roberts (32), I Blaen&u, Llandebie, sustained severe in- j juriee, which resulted in death, at Cae- I fcryn Colliery on Saturday. A stone, I weighing about 1! tons, fell. I
I NEATH BOXER'S SUCCESS. Tommy Phillips, the Welsh light- weight boxer, who will appear at Mr. Alf Harry's boxing tournament at thop Swan- sea Drill Hall on Monday next, defeated Ihndi &t &-K,tl-e on Saturday night. W.s Swansea IDJ'ltclt will.be/with Luther Thomas. "L'" f
Jl' ■== I FELL OK THE FIRE. ¡ An accident 0 ecu red at his home at tie !:l' Cottages, Neath, 'on 'Batur- day, when Wm. Phillips, 3! fell on the fire. He was taken to the Swansea. Hospital.. I
I HER MONTH'S WAGES. I A charge' of stealing a sovereign as far back ae 1914 was preferred against a young married woman at Ammanford Police Court on Monday. The allegation was that while, in service at Geltywastod Farm, Llandebie, slip to6k a sovereign and absconded. She told the police when ar- rested on Mey 2nd that what she took was merely her month's wages. She was bound over and the case'dismissed. I
I LLANDILO SALE. I Messrs. William and Walter James, F.A.I., offered for sale at the Victoria Drill Hall, Llandilo, on Saturday, the following property "Arianrod," Latimer-road, Llandilo* also a well cultivated garden at the back and flower garden in front. Sold to the tenant, Mr. G. H. Williams, manager of the City and Midland Bank, Llandilo, for 9,1,075. Lot 2, freehold building site in Lati- mer-road, Llandilo, with a frontage to the road of 21 feet and a depth of 90 feet II or thereabout?. Sold to Mr. Thomas I Evans. Royal Stores, Llandilo, for £57 10s. Messrs. George Williams and Hurley, solicitors, Llandilo, act? on Hehali of ￼ the ven?r.. <- ".?
ALLIES WARNED I ANGRY ITALIAN DEMON- STRATION • HOME, Monday. Yesterday morning Gabriel D'Annuuzio spoke tuii'oi'e a lar-je crowd at the Atiguri- ceuui. A brigade of infantry wat> required to regulate the demonstration, but even then i5,00t) |person<j had to remain outside the hall. At the conclusion of the meeting a re- solution was approved, amidst thunderous cheering. It warns the Allies not to open peace negotiations with Germany- whilst Italy is' absent, as this will constitute a viola- tion of the treaties- It calls on the Governwifciit to decree the annexation of all dispr'* 'territ-oiy and to restore all limitatir gjcf.—Exchange.
I' NO MOTHER. 1 Ammanford Children's Greatest Loss." At Ammanfonl Police Court, on iloti-I day, Jacob Lewis, a colliex, of Pontwvn. •jlananxman, was charged with neglect- in,, his three children, aged 13, n.nd 4. jMr. S. Griiffths, who appeared for the A'.S.P.C.C. eaid deleiKlant had had the misfortune of losing his wife about IS months ago, and it proved the greatest loss to the little children. "1 Inspector Idris Jones, X.S.P.C.C., spoke to visiting defendant's home, and said the children's heads were dirty and vermin- ous. Their clothing W<lö also bad, and the bed and bedding were in a filthy condi- tion. The children had also been ill- treated by being beaten. The boy had ran away three times from hi& home to an elder sister His face showed traces of his father's cruelty, and he cried bitterly. Mrs. R, a neighbour, spoke to having heard the children screaming, and the girl shouted to witness, We are having it to-night, again." Dotendant pleaded guilty, but promised the Bencfe he would not ill-treat the chil- j ren again, and that he would find a woman to look after them. Thc-A Bench Wi-prelN- warned him, and bound him ove^ He 'us ordered to pey the coota and As. 18. aate 6 fee.
SANKEY PAY. I t Afan Valley Allegations of Non-eompliance. The monthly meeting of the Afan Valley Miners' Association was held at Neath on Saturday, Councillor John Davies presid- ing. The agent (Mr. Wm. Jenkins, J.P.) reported that a meeting would be held with the Coal Controller this week with reference to the Three-foot Seam dispute at the Empire Colliery. A motion was adopted to press forward a demand that continuous work be paid for at the rate of six hours per shift from two o'clock on Saturday afternoon until six o'clock on Monday morning. I A motion was also agreed to, demanding that all afternoon and night men at the mines should also be paid at the rate 1 of a turn and a fifth for every shift worked, the same to apply to the war wage and the Sankey award. Complaints were made that certain col- liery companies had not paid in full, the Sankey award, particularly for overtime, and the agent was instructed to take im- mediate steps to enforce payment. Mr. Jenkins stated that the Oakwood Colliery's long-standing dispute would be further dealt with by the Federation in j London this week.
While standing near the Swan sea North Dock, Percy Chalk, of 59, The Strand, was hit on the head with a stone or a lump of coal, sustaining a cut forehead. A maintenance order of 30s. per week was made at Swansea on Monday whon James Brown, described as a labourer, WAS summoned by his wife, Miriam Brown? for desertion on March 25th. I
ttORE MEAT. House of Commons, ■ Mwiiduy.^—Sir Auckland G'eddcs stated that the Go-Pemiaciit had purcha^d the whole of the surplus meat in Australia and yew Zealand. Shipping u for ite transport.
In Inside Pages- 1. 2 Editorial: Preference. Rt. Hon. J. R. Clynes on "Changed Public Opinion." Sir A. K. Yapp on Y.M.C.A. Profiti." .3 Labour Day at Swansea. The Welsh Farm Tragedy. 4 The World of Sport. Annealere' Strike. 6. Heavy Fighting in Archangel. Burglary at the Bovega. Thrilling Jump ffeni Burning 'Piane. 6 The Day's Gossip
TO-DAY S RACING. ■ WYE. • ■ »v t 2A-SELLING HANDICAP, HURDLE .O RACE of M'eovs. Two miles. MIN5 THE PAINT 1. LONGERLINE 2. M01TON CUTLETS 3.-6 ran. Bettinp: 8 to 1 Mind the Paint, 6 to 4 Looererline. 10 to 1 Mutton Cutlets. 9 OQfl CANTERBURY STEE£LECHMŒ 9 U .cf 50 80T6. Two milee. READ CASH finished alone.-4 ran. In 4.30 raoe at Sandown on Saturday, Ohinaman was third and not Ivington.
COMMERCE OF THE DAY. BUTTER MARKET. Cork. M.onday.Firets 260s.. fresh butter 260s. CATTLE MARKET. London. Monday.—A fair number of beasts of various prrades. also sheen were penned to-day. and ajlotted or sent down to kill "ait regulation prices. METAL MARKET. London. Monday.—Copper. 751 to 76 oaofa. 76 to 761 three months. Electrolytic, 80 to 80J. Tin. 2263 to 227 cash. 227 to 227i three months. Lead: English. 254; Foreign, 244— 24. Spelter. 3&-35i. MEAT MARKET. London. Monday.-Beef. liberal supplies available Scotch Ion!: and short sides, Snglish. Irish, including Birkenhead killed. all 8s. 6d.: imported frozen. 6s, 8d. to 7<s. M. I Mufion. fajr supplies available. Scotch, Eneffsli tests, wethers, and ewes. all 9s.; irn. ported 7s. 8d. Lamb: Enslisli. Scotch Irish, all 9;. •. imported 7«. 8d Veal. smau sup- nTies Eneliehi 76. Pork: small'anpp!ies or iowd i11e4; English. imported, Irish. 3J1 10s. 84.. ,h
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PEACE TERMS READY Germans To Hear Thursday. PRINCIPAL CHAPTERS OF TREATY A telegram received by the Cambria Daily Leader" on Monday from Paris states that the drafting of the Peace Treaty was completed on Sunday evening. Two days must be allowed for the print- ing of this immense document. It is believed that the terms will be communicated to the German plenipoten- tiaries on Thursday or Friday. Another Paris message says that, according to the "Echo de Paris to-day, the terms will be handed to the German delegates on Thursday afternoon. THE PEACE TREATY: ITS PRINCIPAL I CHAPTERS. According to the Echo de Paris of [Monday's date, the following is the order of the principal chapters of the Peace Treaty:— (1) Preamble. (2) Frontiers of Germany. (3) The clauses relating to the Czecho changes. (4,) The German colonies. (5) Military, Naval, and Air clauses. (6) Prisoners of war. (7) Penalties to be imposed on Ex-. Emperor William the Second, and all Germans guilty of crimes against inter- national law. (8 and 9) Reparations and Financial Clauses. (10) Economic 1 Clauses. (11) Ports, Railways, and Navigable Clauses. (12) International Labour Legislation. (IS) Guarantees. (14) General Ratification Clauses. PARIS, Sunday (Received Monday). The Austrian delegate were yesterday convoked to attend the Peace Conference. The Hungarian delegates will be con- voked shortly.
BELA KUN ClVESItt I I BUDAPEST SURRENDERED TO "II THE ALLIES Bela Cohen (or Kun) has agreed to I surrender Budapest to the Allies, whose | (forces are close, to the city. I He has been the •" Red" dictator of j Hungary for six weeks, taking over the | reins of Government when Count II Karolyi resigned.
,IMINERS' LABOUR DAY. t 1 In various localities throughout West I Wales the miners are to-day holding pub- Jic meetings to celebrate Labour Day. A big demonstration is being held this afternoon at Ammanford.
CONSTABLE IN COLLISION. I 1 Whale riding a motor cycle in Kimber- y.-y-road, Sketty, on Saturday, Trevor G jrd, of the Glamorgan County Con- ::?bula.ry, ooUided w?th a iuo',or.c sus- sing cuts, etc., to his I. wh\ch were v^ ■ -serious. He suffered from bliock. ??T" -—- -—.
1 CHEAP MEAT TO-DAY. 1 or ■ 1,1 i The Food Controller has made an order 1 reducing from to-day the retail price of imported meat by 2d. per lb. An: Order has also been made reducing the whole- sale price of imported me&t by l?d. per lk The wholesale price of home-killed meat, except PQ¡k and veal, has been, in- creased by id. per lb., but this will not I affect the retail price of such meat.
SWANSEA CIVIL ENGINEER. Capt. Stanley Davies, of Richmond- road, Swansea, has been elected an Associate Member of the Institute of i Civil Engineers. Capt.. Davies was prior to the war assistant to the Swansea Borough Sur- f reyor, and is at present engaged in tech- nical wor k with the Royal Engineers in ■ France. When demobilised it is anticipated that i he will return to the office of the Borough Surveyor.,
MR. MORGAN HOPKiN. I Swansea County Court Application. I One of the. judgment summonses at k Swansea County Court was that of David IJon against Morgan Hopkin. Plaintiff handed in a letter in which defendant eaid he would pay in 28 days. Plaintiff pointed out that this defendant was the one who had in court an application for discharge in bankruptcy- His Honour (to plaintiff): Are you going to oppose his discharge? I Plaintiff: No. His Honour: You won't, of course, if yeni get paid in full. Plaintiff said the debt had been in- curred since the bankruptcy. The case was adjourned for a month, and is not to be considered until after the bankruptcy application.
PROF. JOSEPH JONES. I t Knows Nothing About Llanelly J Invitation. < 4ti a brief interview with a Leader representative at Swansea on Monday, Piof. Joseph Jones, of He Memorial Col- lege. Brecon, stated that lie kilew nothing beyond what had appeared in a Cardiff paper, about his own candidature for Llanelly as Labour candidate, in opposi- tion to Mr. Towyn Jones, M.P. He pre- sumed that the report was based on an in- ference from the fact that he had been invited by the Amraanfard committee to address the Labour Day demonstration thereon Monday.,
A MAYALS HOLDING. At Swansea Countv Court, on Mondav, before his Honour Judge Rowland Row- lands, application was made bv Mrs. Gertrude Stephens, wtfe of Mr. John B. Stephens, solicitor, Swansea, for the re- covery of a small holding at Mayals, from Allen Edward Solomon. Samuels rpresented plaintiff, and Mr. Clark Wil Hams (instructed, from the office of Mr. T W. James) for defendant. The tenant entered in 1904 under an agreement with a Miss Doxy, which provided that the ten ancy might be determined by six months notice. Defendant had a sale in December, 1917 and agreed to go out in March. 1918. He was given a further six months, but die* not go oUt, herce, these proceedings. Judgment was given for plaintiff, who offered to allow defendant to remain in possession until Michaelmas. His Honour suspended the oider till Michaelmas, pro- vided defendant gave up one field, which is needed, at once.
CRICKET. I Burryport, 62; Mormton Seconds, 12.—.1 At gorriston.
A- RAT STORY. I REMARKABLE NEATH STREET SCENE. In the main street of Neath on Satur- day night, a rat was observed on the can- vas canopy of a tradesman's shop. The first observer cried out look." and in the .twinkling of an eye an immense crowd gathered and commenced to pelt the rodent with small stones and other kinds of ammunition, but the rat refused to budge. At last the police arrived, and a ferret was borrowed, and the fun began. The ferret was placed, upon the canopy' and assumed addresses; but finally the ferret ,resisted attack, gripped the rodent- and threw it into the street dead. The story would be incomplete without adding that thl rat was the largest ever seen in Neath, and its tail was even longer than the story."
.RAILWAY TRAGEDY. Mutilated: Body, on the Line. at Llanelly. A married man named Henry Bajl, of 8, Maliphant-road, Liaiielty, was killed on the G.W.R. oh Saturday night. The accident occurred near the Ea&t Signal Box. -The train tharari over him was the 8.15 from Swansea, and the acci- dent was witnessed by an engine driver, j Deceased, whose body was terribly mutilated, was 35 years of age.
MR. ALBERT WRIGHT. Death of Well-Known Swansea Printer. The death occurred on Sunday, at No. 32, I King Edw&rds's-road, Swansea, of Mr. Albert Wright, who carried on a printing business on the corner of Beach-street. A son of the late Mr. A. C. Wright, who fras connected with the Swansea Boy nnd the Swansea Shipping Gazette," the deceased gentleman bad been ill for some ronntfh*. lie ifu 43 years ok. .t The late M*. Wright took a keen in- terest in sport, and was prominently asso- ciftted with the Swans' Supporters* Club. A service will be held at St. Gabriel's at 2.20 on Thursday.
TO-NIGHT'S EVENTS. Florenee Smithson at Eippire. Fivhtiiig Udd..s" at Elysiuun. Unto the End at the Royal. IU IViUrirtuwV. Public Library Committee. 7.30.. .1 Messrs. J. M. Leeder and Son's Sale at Burrows Chambers at 3. and at Metro- pole at 3,30. Mr. Astley Samuel's Proserty Sale a.t CamA'on 3.0. Messrs. James and James' Sale at Gower I. Auction Mart, Gowerton at 11 a.m. Oottae Home Committee. 3.30. Standing Sub Parte Committee. 2.30. Market and Child Welfare with Health Committee, 2.30. Parks Committee, 3.0 I. THE WEATHER. —j From the Meteorological OfficeGeneral Inference: A depression off the north-waiat of Ireland will maintain an unsettled fyo6 of weather with south-westerly winds and morlerature temperature. Prolonged fair intervals are however, nrobable in the eastern districts. Wales.—Moderate or fresb S.S. W. wind, cloudy, some showers, local mist. moderate temperature.