Jr I i j Hail to ) Our I Prince! i
r Croesaw In Tywysog!
A ROYAL GREETING, Enthusiasm on all Sides. I WONDERFUL SCENES TO-DAY. Cheers all the Way. I SWANSEA'S GREAT DAY. The great day has come, and all Swan- sea and West Wales is astir. The morn- ing dawned none too promisingly, but early showers gave place to better things. If there were no sunbeams to Elmile a Swansea welcome to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, there was sufticien4 warmth, of welcome reflected in the faces of the townspeople who had assembled. It was a great welcome; man and woman, 6crldier and civilian, ex-soldier and ex-sailor, Bluejacket and shellback, boy and girl, all were out to do honour to the Welsh Prince in Wales. THE TIME-TABLE. The following was the time-table ar- ranged for the visit:- 11 a.m.-Arrival of his Royal Highness and suite at High-street Railway Station. 11.30 a.m.—Leava Guildhall for a visit to the docks and harbour. 12 noon.—Leave decks for visit to Cwm- felin Works. 12.45 a.m.-L-eave Cwmfelib Works for Mumbles. 1.15 p.m.—Arrive at Mumbles, 1.20 p.m.-Lea-Ia Mumbles for Guildhall. i 1.30 p.m. — Arrive at Guildhall for luncheon. 3.30 p.m.—Leave High-street Station for Paddington. TAKING UP POSITION. By ten o'clock the streets everywhere along the line of route showed signs of great activity Grown-ups were taking up a stand along the streets, while the little people, and especially our venture- some schoolboys, were getting on to perches that would give them a bird' eye view of the scene. They were .1 every window-ledge and elevated recess; they were on lamp-posts, electric stan- dards, door lintels—in short, everywhere a boy might be expected to be. The Education Authority had dojje wisely in declaring day a school lioliday; u ten dances would have been sparse if they had not. THE UNITS. The units and organisations who took part in lining the route included the fol- lowil:g I Comrades of the Great War. N.F. of D. and D.S. and S. (with Women's Section). Red Cress Nurses. Church Lads' Brigade. Boy Scouts. 4th V. iJ. Welsh Regt Merchant seamen. Boys' Naval Brigade. Grammar School Cadets. Mumbles Lifobontmen. RED CROSS NURSES. Enthusiasm was at its height before half-past ten. and perhaps what served to arouso it first was the splendid sight of the Red Cross nurses, in all the glory of their ime uniforms, marching two-deep through Oxford- street, Temple-street, 'Vind-sÜet and on to their station near the Guildhall. ￼ No eoldiers ever marched better, or looked more resplendent. Not <c' re" sisters ? these: bright, cheerful, bonny, one Could not help recalling their less picturesque part in fche order of things during those dark years of duty when, day in and day out, at morning, noon, and eve, they gave of themselves un- sparingly in the task of fighting death and disease among our fighting men. It was a happy thought, and a well-earned right, that they should have a place of I honour m lining the route. THE LIFEBOATMEN. I And all the while other units were biking up positions. One of the most picturesque turn-outs was that of the Mumbles lifeboatmeu, whose inclusion was particularly appropriate, as it hap- pened to be Lifeboat Day. The men paraded in yellow oilsl, ins and sou'- westers, with safety jackets of similar colour. Their position was in Somerset- place, at the point where H.R.H. was to alight from his motor-car. The men Eito.J-tl at the salute, with their oars up- held in the right hand, and were under the command of that fine old sea-dog, Coxwain William Davies. The Princ- had been supplied with details of t) » history of the Mumbles lifeboat and of its coxswain. William Davies has been coxswain for 16 years and a mem- ber of the crew for nearly 40 years, and he is to retire next month in favour of his son. another William Davlos. It was an- I ticipated that the Prince would desire to speak to the coxswain. In the Guildhall courtyard the disabled soldiers were provided with ac- commodation. All along the route every- thing was in the best of order, thanks to the excellent arrangement made by De- puty Chief Constable R. Roberts. THE ARRIVAL. The Prince came to-day into 114 real principality-that is, the Welsh part of Wales, where he could be assured of a greeting that was essentially Welsh, and, therefore, essentially fervent. At cosmo- politan Cardiff he had gained the plaudits of tens of thousands, but at Swansea he; was in Welsh Wales. There was a large gathering representa- tive of Swansea at the station to greet His Royal Highness, these including the Right Hon. Sir Alfred Mond, Bart., M.P., P.C. (H.M. First Commissioner of Works). the Mayor of Swansea (Councillor W. H. Miles), the Recorder of Swansea (Mr. Marlay Samson). Sir J. T. D. Llewelyn, Mr: John William0, M.P., the Lord Bishop of St. David, Col. the Hon. Odo Vivian, D.S.O., M.V.O., Col. Dyson Brock Wil- liams, D.S.O., Aldermen David Griffiths, David Matthews, J. Cery, J. J. Powles- land. A. Sinclair, John Jordan. Ben Jones, David Williams, Councillors H. Macdon- nell, David GJ;.ov David Richafdj j > (lore), G. W. Peacock, T. A. Lovcil, F. J. Parker, Morgan E. Rees, David Evans j iManrelton), J. Brvn Edwards, Dan Jones, j T. W. Howells, A. R. Ball, T. J. Richardr, David Richards (St. John's), R. Henry, K. I' Matthews, J. J. Thomas, W. Lloyd, A. Delve, J. Morris, S. Davies, Capt. Mil- Knurne Williams, i-eo. Hill, W. 11. Hard- ing, D. J. Bassett, Edward Harris, Dr. G. A. Stephens, E. J. Protheroe, John Lewis, J. Miller, Harry Griffiths, W. L. Bevan, nnd Major Pollard; the Chief Constable (Captain Alf. Thomas), Mr. W. P. .oderic k 7 secretary), Mr. Gwilym Morgan, J.P., the Town Clerk (Mr. H. T.q-ig Coath), Mr. E. G. Corby, Mr. J. Carter (Divisional Superintendent of the G.W.R.), Mr. J. Powell and Mr. Trevor Poborts (Assistant Divisional Superinten- dents), Mr. W. R. Fortune (chief clerk), Mr, Charles Roberts (District Goods Manager), Mr. W. E. James (Assistant I District Goods Manager), Mr. J. C. Lloyd (Divisional Engineer's Department), and Mr. Hasling Bury (Lcco' Department). I WITH THE PRINCE. Travelling in the train with the Prince wero Col. Lord Claud Hamilton, D.S.O., M.V.O., Sir Godfrey Thomas, Bart., Vis- count Churchill (chairman of the G.W.R. Board), Mr. R. H. Nicholls (Superinten- dent of the Line), and Mr. C. A. Robert' The Royal saloon was near the centre of the train, and when His Royal High- aesb, wearing the uniform of the Welsh Guards, stepped out on to the platform, he was received by the Member for Swan- sea West, the Right Hon. Sir Alfred Mond, with whom he shook hands very cordially. The, Prince remarked, Howe are you, Sir Alfred ? Sir Alfred Mond then introduced His Royal Highness to Sir John Llewelyn, to whom the Prince expressed the hope that I ho had recovered completely from his ac- cident. Sir John replied, Do you remember that, your Highness?" The Prince smilingly replied, Yes." Then H.R.H. was introdiiced to the Mayor of Swansea, the Lord Bishop of St. I David's, and indeed to the whole of the .onvnanv. t THE SWANSEA BATTALION. I Tie questioned Col. D. Brock Williams I with regard to the Swansea Battalion's activities in France, and expressed his pleasure at meeting the commanding officer of a battalion which had won such ?lory. When the Prince, who was walking with Sir -Alfred.fond, arrived at the station • entrance, a huge cheer was set up by the I concourse. I THE GUARD OF HONOUR. I The band struck up\ the National Anthem, the Prince standing at the salute. Ho then inspected the armed J guard of honour under Capt. Sinclair. > file guard was composed of Swansea men I who had served in various units, and wa& t representative oc Swansea's contributil-ns I to all resriments of the British Army. A PRETTY INCIDENT. 1 The Prince s party then proceeded to Hie waiting car-, and, as it was turning into High-street from the Station Yard, there was a pretty inc ident. An old Welsh lady, dressed in the national cos- tume, approached the car, and the L'rince, smiling at her, put out his hand, which the old lady fervently gripped, saving, Welcome to Wales." She ex- pressed the pleasure that the Welsh people felt at having their own Prince in their midst. THE PROCESSION. The cars then moved down High-street in the following ord:- First car: The Prince and the Mayor of Swansea (Councillor W. R. Miles). Second car: The Town Clerk (Mr. Lang Coath), the Recorder of Swansea (Mr Marlay Somson). Third car: Lord Claude Hamilton. D.S.O., M. V.O.. and Sir Godfrey Thomas. Bart. Fourth car: The Right Hon. Sir Alfred Mond and Mr. John Williams. M.P. Fifth car: Col. Dyson Brock Williams. t'.S.O., Col. Sinclair, and the Chief Con- stable of. Swansea. Sixth car: Col. J. Roper Wright and the Lord Bishop of St. David's. TO THE GUILDHALL. High-street, Costle-strse*, and Wind- I street were one tumult of joy, one shout, of triumph, a pbaatasmagoria of varie- gated colour and sound. The Prince had oo-me, and was passing through the midst of his people. All the buildings en route were gay with streamers and the flags of all nations, but especially the venerable Cnion Jack. Notable in the flag display I was that of Messrs. Ben Evans and Co., L?d., w?th its great motto: Duw Fen- dithio Tywyscg Cymru," and Welcome to our Princl(1ng life and hapP'leS6": The Royal Hotel, Mr. Chapman's, and the Salisbury Club were also prominent m decoration, while Commandant Maggs Unproved the shining hour with God Hless our King and Queen—Drink Gamgee's Pure Home-made Herbal Beer!" I IN.HIGH STREET. I I mi I Ine nrst arrival in tii-e barred enclosure around High-street Station were the Women's Section of the Federation of Demobilised Sailors and Soldiers, led by Mrs. Holland, and preceded by the Federation Brass Band. Then the Telegraph Messengers' Band played up, while these and the Guard of Honour stood at attention, favoured visitors camp in casually. Col. Wright droTO up in Irs car, and inimediat-ely afterwards Sir Alfred Mond. who was I greeted with cheers, which he gracefully acknowledged. This formal reception was not enough, however, for our great- hearted member, and he spent some time in shaking hands and chatting with the Bit Badge men, and with every one of the great throng of ex-service women. The cheers of the women, and the hon. members acknowledgement, happily co- incided with the striking up of the Fede- ration Band with a martial air. MORE CHEERS. Hearty cheers were also raised when his Worship the Mayor, the Town Clerk (Mr. Lang Coath), and the Reoorder (Mr. Marlay Samson), drove up Promptly to time, the Band gave God Save our King," as signal that the .Prince of Wales had come. He took his seat in the car, and while the preliminary section of the show marched away, the enapshotiers were I busy. "WALES" IN THE PICTURE. I The Royal car had not gone ten yards before it was stopped by Wales, in the person of Mrs. Hannah Hughes, of Tre- hovth, who, got up charmingly in Welsh costume and red shawl, handed to tJ,' Prince a rose. The car stopped, and th Prince chatted with her as though time was of no consequence in comparison. ( Mrs. Hughes, who has had a fruit stall in the market for the last 50 years, was able to tell the Prince that she had also handed a rose, to his mother, and before that to his "grannie" in Clyne Castle. His mother was then the Princess May, and she very kindly presented Mrs. Hughes with a portrait of herself a.?-1 her mother, which she has carefully pre- reived. "TELL YOUR MOTHER." I Tell your mother what I have done." said the old lady, and then she will know me," shfk told the young Prince, who saluted. Cheering was continuous all down the street, but on reaching Castle-street corner that enthusiasm got unbounded. Here Red Cross listers were drawn up, here the cheering developed into a hurricane, here flowers galore fell on the Royal oat, its occupant bowing and, saluting and doing his best to respond suitably. The only unfortunate incident was that of a horse taking fright in Somerset- place. It reared and fell, throwing to the ground P.C. Hennessy, a special con- stable, right'in front of the Royal car, whose occupants were much relieved to c.-e him jump up apparently unharmed. AT THE GUILDHALL. I Hundreds had assembled in the vicinity of the Guildhall yard. In the enclosure could be seen many faces of note. It was 12 minutes before the scheduled arrival of the train that the Mayor, ac- companied by the Recorder, Mr. Marlay Samson, fCC., C.B.E., and the Town Clerk, Mr. Latfg Coath, set out in a motor for the station and then final dis- positions were made for the reception oi I the Royal Visitor. The Police Band, under Mr. Shackleford, occupied a tri- angle next to the street at the office end of the courtyard, and a guard of honour formed of two lines of the U.S.B., with flome Land Scouts and Sea Scouts. THE WOUNDED. I Facing the entrance hall to the build- in; were a number of wounded soldiers, some leaning on crutches through the loss of the limb, and near theme were grouped a nur .ber of officers of the 4th Volunteer Battalion of the Welsh Regiment. They were: Major Perkins, Captains Dayeon, A. T. Davies, E. W. Jones, and Madel, and Lieut-s. Daniel Turpin, Hazel, Wil- liams and Gethin. Major Radford, of the Motor Volun- teers, Mr. Roger Beck, Commandant Maggs, who was in charge of the U.S.B., and other well known people could be seen. The windows in the houses and offices around were packed. I PR! NCE AND LIFEBOAT MEN. I The police arrangements had left a capital open space for some scores of yards at the approach to the Guildhall Yard, so that those behind the guard of hieboatmen in Somerset-place and the wooden barrier in Pier-street and looking down from every available window, had an excellent view of the Prince 86, bronzed and smiling, he stepped from his | j car with the Mayor, He al once walked to the lifeboatmen, shook hands with the venerable soxswam, j asked him if the vrew had had many calls i lately, and having been informed that the last rescue was in November, passed down the line. Then he led the way into the Guildhall Yard, acknowledging I cheers and hand-waving as he went. On entering the yard the soldier): of the I Overseas Forces, who preconed the Prince in the procession, presented arms, whilst the band struck up the National Anthem. PR I MCE AND THE VETERANS. Right along the line of the veterans the Prince walked, shaking each man by the and, and asking them questions with re- gard to their service, etc. He also spoke j to each of the wounded men. Following tu hi.4 train were the Mayor (Councillor W. H. ^files), Sir Alfred Mond, Bart., M.P., Mr. John Williams, M.P., and Ald- erman Kirk (Lord Mayor of Cardiff). The Prince after leaving the wounded men turned towards the entrance, and he was seen to cast an interrogative glance on the smart old form of Mr. George Turtle, the old Volunteer, who sent his photograph to the Prince some weeks ago. He was dressed in his ful uniform of red, and wore the medal for long service in the Volunteer Force. He had already ex- plained to the Prince in his letter how that he had been in the Guard of Honour to the late King Edward VII., when he visited Swansea as Prince of Wales many years ago, The. Prince, who was told the identity of the old figure, had a long chat with him, but it was impossible for onlookers to hear what was said as the band was play- ing at the time. The Royal visitor then enfe-red the Guildhall, which was most tastefully de- corated, and where the Mayoress was pre- sented to him. "THREE CHEERS FOR PRINCE! After a short stay the whole party again entered the yard, where on the shout of an officer in the background, Three c beors for our Prince," lusty shouts rent the air, and were received with evident pleasure by H.R.H. The start was then :nado for the King's Dock. WHAT HE SAID TO MR. TURTLE. Speaking to Mr. Geo. Turtle after the I departure of the prGCRssion, a Leader ? representative could easily gauge <h trreat pleasure he felt for his oonversa- i U-m with the Prince-
To-day s Guest. A recent Prince. t I u. He told me that. he was very pleased to see me kiri, tflis,, iin iform, as. not many of them are seen ^nowadays," said he. An<\ he also said he was very glad to see that I was wealing a medal with the head of his great grandmother. Queen Victoria. !-N ROUTE TO DOCKS. I Leaving the Guildhall yard, the party boarded the cars' and passed through S omerset-place, Mountnstreet, Quay Parade, New Cut-road, Bridge-street, St. Thomas, to the entrance to the Prince of Wales Dock. Roads en route were thickly lined, cheers were frequent and loud, and th children who were perched on every available angle of the bridge over the Tawe had a great time, and nearly shouted themselves hoarse. As tie pro- cession of cars came to the dock entrance railway looos. ran over twenty-one d&- tonators bo give, the Royal salute. Ships in the Prinoa of Wales dock were eeen to I be gay with bunting, and the flags of many nations were observed. AT THE KING'S DOCK. I It had been arranged t4at the Prince should see something of tile arrange- ments for, tinplate shipment in the well known A n shed, but this had to be 0b- tained and, glancing at the Prince of Wales's Iock, he went on to the very im. posing one of the King's Dock. Here he dismounted, and was taken charge of particularly by Mr. Roger Beck Mr. P. W. Philiips, and Capt. T. J. Davies, the deputy harbour maaster. The Prince was obviously impred, as Mr. Beck pointed out the glorious entrance, with Mumbles Head visible far out, and the dimensions of the lock itself. It was practically low water, with the regis- ter showing 13ft., aud the lock gates themselves,, by a happy coincidence, were at the moment receiving the attention of the diver working from one of the Trust's bargee. PRINCE AND THE DIVER. I Mr. Phillips si j itc down to the bargeme?to get ￼ to t?&t?acs. and by signal? he was got up, all un- awares of the purpose for I which he was wanted. As his headgear was being re- moved, and for some minutes afterwards. he continued talking about the work he had been on, while the Prince looked dov > interestedly at him. "Seems pretty fed up!" His Highness remarked, and he was passing on before the diver looked up and saw his Royai spectator. Then he stood up and blurted cut in his surprise, "Good morning, isir- your Majesty!" THE COMPANY. The following w«re the company at the luncheon:— The Mayor, over whom were the Borough Arms and the Swansea Battalion Colours, had on his right,'of course, the Prince, and on his left was the Member for Swansea West (Sir Alfred Mond, Bart.), while others at the cross table were Admiral Heneage, R.X., C.-B., M.V.O., the Lord Bishop of St. David's Capt. the Tord 'Claud N. Hamilton, D.S.O., M.V.O., Mr. Roger Beck (chair- man of the Harbour Trust), Col. J. R. Wright, Col. the Hon. Oao R. Vivian, D.S.O., M.V O., and the Recorder (Mr. E. Marlay Samson,, K.C., C.B.E.). Also present were Sir Godfrey J. V. Thomas, Bart. (the Prince's private secre- tary), Mr, Hopkin Morgan, C.B.E. (chair- man Glamorgan County Council), Aid. I David Matthews, Mr. F. W. Gib¡15 (chairman Welsh Tinplate Association), Mr. Frank ThoD1a (Director, Cwmfelir j Steel ( o.), Mr. H. E. Nicholls (Director, tAnglo-Peraian Oil Co.) Mr. W. T. Far^ (chairman of the Harbour Finance Com. ¡ mittee), Mr. William Evans (chairman Swansea Rural District Council), Mr. E. I Harris (clerk, Swansea Rural District Council), the Tcwn Clerk (Mr. H. Lany Coath), the Lord Mayor of Cardiff (Ald. Kirk, J.P.), Sir Frederick Black. K.C.B. 4Directpr, Anglo-Persian Oil Co.), Mi. F. W. Gilbertson (President of the Metal Ex- change), Lieut.-Col. D. Brock Williams. D.S.0 the ex-Mayor (Aid. Ben Jones), Mr. Arthur Andrews (President of the Chamber of Commerce), Major G. S. Har- ries, M.B.E., Mr. A. W. E. Wynne, Mr G. H. Colwill (President of the Swansea T,abour Association), Mr. J. Dwyer (chair- man National Sailors' Union), Mr. John Williams, M.P., Ald. J. Jordan, Mr. Dd. Davies Aid. Ivor Gwynne, Mr. P. W. Phillips (manager, Swansea Harbou Trn«rt), Councillor F. J. Parker, Aid. J. J. Powlesland, Councillor T. J. Richards Aid David Williams, Ald. A. Sinclair. Aid. J. Harris, Rev. H. C. Mander, Coun- cillor G. W. Peacock, Councillor D. Gre- Councillor E. G. Protheroe, Councillor R. Matthews, Councillor A. F. Delve, Coun- ciHor J Miller, Councillor A. Lovell. Mr j J. D. Williams, Councillor D&niel Jones, Ald. P. Molyneux, Councillor A; Ball, Councillor J. J. Thomas, Councillor D. Richards. ex-Sergt. W ,J. Stephens (chair- man, N.F.D.D.S. & S). Mr. R. Paemll., Councillor G. A. Stephens, Mr. P. Shuttle- wood, Mr. W. W. Moore, Aid. D. GriffithF,, I Councillor T. W. Howells, Mr. J. C. Davies i (secretary of the Labour Association), Ald. I W. J. Cery, Mr. E. J. Davies (local sec- retary of the Comrades of the Great War), and Mr. W. P. Roderick (Mayor's secre-1 tary). I THE MENU. i The menu was as follows: I Hors d'oeuvres: Anchois en pa/apietre, j oanape de caviare, olives forcies. Poissons: Homaxd a la Royale, filets de poles en aspic, divine de sauman Paris- ienne. Fmtreee: Aspic de volaiele, ootellettes d'agneauu Bellevue. Releves: Langue de boeuf ecarlate, i quartier de boeuf, sauce Cumberland, jamben d'York. Salades varies. f Entremets: Tembrale aux fraises, get- eau oorpets, vachering. Glace: Bombe Alhambrfc. glaw. plou-I bieree, cafe.
I PROVOKING THE, POLES. I POLESO I German Plotters. PAxilb, Ttiursrfey (reee'V. ritl y). Tho Warsaw corwsp -ndent of the "Temps 1, estimates that there are 150,00iJ German troops, under the command of General Lettow Vorbeck. massed at pre- sent along tihe German-Polish frontier. These troops, he says, are of varied quality. In addition there are a number of volunteer officers and non-commis- sioned officers of the old armies. The troops stationed on tlis frontier* have been instructed to provoke revolt. among the Poles. It is reported that owners of Polish farms have been forced to surrender their horses, which have been 6ent to the interior. From Danzig Germans has removed munitions and war materials.
CLERGYMAN'S LEGACY. i I £100 Left to Carmarthen Congre- gational Students. I The Rev. Henry Harries, M.A., London, presided over a meeting of the Congrega- tional Students' Committee in connection with the Presbyterian College, Carmar- then, on Thursday, when the secretary j (the Rev. D. J. Thomas, Carmarthen) re- i ported that a legacy of ?1M b&d been left to the committee under the will of the late I Rev. William James, a retired clergyman ) of the Church of England, and a former I student of the Presbyterian College, I which he entered' in 1867. He was a Congregational minister &t! Zion's Hill, Pembrokeshire, before he went over to the church.
j CARMARTHEN COUNCIL. Presiding over the prize-day cezemon-I at the Presbyterian College, Carmarthen, < oil Thursdayy Professor Itawes Hicks, London, chairman of the Presbyterian Board, and professor of philosophy at í London University, said we and our Allies had won the war, and right had prevailed, but a growing need ,now was that we should be more than conquerore. j The annual report wa& presented by Principal W. J. Evans, M.A., who re- ferred to the fact that-a large proportion of the students had sen ?d in the fc:*ce £ d<xrinjr the war..I (¡to ;¡tl. one t-pa Cole was favouraibly oomia«ttted upon by the examiners.
I SWANSEA GUARDIANS. I At the meeting of Swansea Guardians' on Thursday afternoon in the Board; Room, Alexandra-road, Mr. Dd. Grey pre- i siding, the clerk, in whose hands the matter had been left, suggested that the; Guardians should pay to Mrs. Anthony,1 widow of the late Mr. Anthony, office I c lerk, a cheque for 917 13s. 6d., on her un- dertaking that the money be refunded, provided that on appeal the payment was not allowed. A vote of sympathy was passed with the relatives of Mr. T. J. Williams, M.P. On the motion of Mr. E. Phillips, it was i decided that in future applicants for tem- porary employment shall not be required! to fill in a form "stating that they will not be candidates for the permanent position.; A letter from the Federation of Dis., charged Soldiers, asking that the question ) of the appointment of Mr. Stanley John- i con as relieving officer should row be ro- i opened, met with no favour, but the clerk was asked to acknowledge the letter. Mrs. H. J. Williams and the chairman. are to be delegates to the National Confer. ence re Infant Welfare, to be held in Lon-: don on July 1, 2, and 3. I
I SA TU RDA Y: OCLOCK. Pai--],, Fridav.-Tho signing of the Peace Treaty has now been definitely fixed to take place at 3 o'clock on Sat- j urday.—Exchange. I I ) NEWCASTLE RACING. I 1.30—Double or Quits 1 Thcrmogene j 3. Also ran Sherwood Fores- I ter, Cryptic. Betting: 7 to 4 on Thermo- I genc, 3 to 1 Double or Quits, 10 to 1 Se., I I sosiri- and Cryptic, 33 to 1 Sherwood ¡ Forester. j 2.0—Rivetter 1. Canterbury Talcs 2. 7 it tie Flower 3. Three ran. Betting: Evens Canterbury Tales, 6 to 5 Bivetter, I 11J to 8 Little Flower. i I I I 2.30-Vaiiitie Forest Guard 1, The I t President 3. Also riii Mount Lebanon, I Nfizs Maud "Rock Drill, Gorney I I G: am. Killadoon. Eettinjr 6 to 4 on The I Prc-idrj.t. 7 to 1 Skyway. Vacitic. Ht ) it -Maud, 1^0 to 6 Ki'iadoor. 23 to 1 Roek ) Drill and Oorney Grain. j j 3.0—Prince Herod 1, Maxwell 2. M?vcDe J .,an. Surco2t; Bcyal Blue I i j I ￼ I ¡ j ) j ￼ I; I I í I I I i i j r
SW AN SEA ET. Writ Delivered To- < day. writ for the Swansea Bart Parfia- men tary bye election was delivered to the Mayor of Swansea by the Postmaster at 10.15 a.m. on Friday. The Mayor has decided to postpone his decision as to nomination and polling day until Friday evening.
A representative meeting of all tho religious bodies of Gowerton has drawn up a programme for the celebration of peace, consisting of a morning united irayer meeting; afternoon, a children"? singing festival; evening, an adult sing- 'ujj festival ia the open air.
BY THE WAY—. Little Incidents of the Day. Croesaw i'n Tywysog! Sir Alfred Mond came in for a bit welcome en route. The Red Cross nurses lined the route in Castle Bailey-street into Castl. The best read part of the "Leeder AI to-day will be the list of invitations to the luncheon. The small boys had a gmnd ftand that many envied-on a hoarding at the eoaiec of Temple-street. We know a new boy eooat who spent an hour this morning in the mirror eiaBg- ing his red ecarve! Long before the Prinoe arrived, little children in High-street had beyun sing- ing patriotic songs. SiIli, sirs! Why ? A band struck up "Bydd myrdd o ry-feddodau- after the procession had passed. One miasad the srnije of poor old Inspector John Richards, of the ^hmnrrni Telegraph Messengers Band. Five to eleven: UmbreQlaa up'! But: enthusiaem is also up and keeps xm TTM-ci Eleven: Fine again. Hurmh! Unrecoaded deooratioms: Those of tile little back street, quite out of the way. but as beautiful in spirit as any. When the Prince oame along Out1&. street the Salvation Army Band led thou- sands who sang Hen Wlad Fy Nhadan.^ Ben Evans's, of course, always nee to the oooaaion. On the pmm pmrts, the omlding attracted everybody's admiration. That's the long and the short of it." said a was who saw a tall policeman and a short special oonstable in High-street. Go and get yer 'air cut was a shout which raised laughter as the big wisrs of Swansea passed up High-street in their car. Two vbnkimg gnaada: Mumbles lifeboat- Tnen, sturdy, picturesque; the Red Crass nurses with aprons and caps of dtazzluMr white. ? ™ade Msway up the down- Pipe of ￼ a shop in Mg4-gtreet, another id-" Ger away ??' don't ? up the llt. When the Salvation Army Band struck up the chorus of "Hen Wlad fy Nhadau" in Temple-etreet, the crowd joined in heartily. Quarter to eleven: "The Marsellaies" ?'? &. !'va?on Army Ha&d ?<Mn the v Band i,? otu tize tramoar in Teraplestzwt Tha So,lvaon Army motto, displayed from a tramca-, on top of which the band took up etation: Wekome to the Town of Swansea. The Salvation Army Band osaxte proudly up Temple-street poaying Ra-rifth with a martial ardour that made the pulses thrill. Don't the nurses look aim N- marke da lady in Temple-etreet. "They always are nice," smilingly retorted a wounded eoldior. Looking up at a yellow flag in an up. stairs window a Strand boy mid: "Tah. we're not jealous—if yoil are up there, we're down 'er.A_- ) An onlooker: Wouldn't it be 1 i ta. ihing if the G. W.R. people muddled the points at Londoie ajid the PriDca I went to LjEnelly inataadf Youngsters in khaki lined the roofe in Castle-street. 11 Oh, my said a woman. ) there's the bantams." "No fewl- ad4 another. They be chickens." I The 3noot talkative group en route I were the deaf and dumb bors who were I seated in front of Messrs. Ben L'vam". J They used their hande like lightning. i Just before the Prince came do". I High-street, a woman carrying a two- I year-olfl child crossed +.he street. amici ) cheers, the little one waving a dainty flag, He's up the pole," said a jnalnm I boy when he saw another clambering up j a tramway standard before him. "Moll" hho down-pipe," shouted the voice iron above. I The Wekh woman who passed up Cfestle Bailey-street dressed in Pemclawdd style had another royal reoeptkm. She bowe4 with the grace of a duchess. I In the upper windows of the "Friends'" I ing House were a group of ladiee. cooking up, a young fellow saluted. and said: "We are all friends in Swansea to- i day." ) Contraste-of course, there were many. I Banner on one side of Castle-equare i Wclcome to Our Prince," and on the ,!ç.. side, He that believeth not is oon- d' already. Ttu is the real Swansea—weather and all," enthusiastically declared a man ) in the street as he turned up his coat oolla rj ust before the Prince came. Then ) the rain stopped. The entrance gate to High-street Ar- aade was closed, but children had clam- ,1, bered up the bars, and just above their [ heads was an advûrtisement-H Display of children's goods." > It is very tantalising," said a thft*y j one, "to hear the Salvation Army Band j play Ton y Botel when when the puhe are closed. Go and have some coffee. ] mn," said the Band of Hope boy. They came in ruhes" through King's- lane from the Strand, and through King- *f street from Town Hill, and a funny man said: "Here they come—from Green- I lands icy mountains, from India's coral strand. ?; The crowd near the Leader office had .2-Dough to keep them interested from ten | o'clock on. BirL the biggest thiilg before j the arrival of the Prince was the march J of the Red Cross nurses. i When I watched the Prince at the top When I watched f of High-street (remarked Awstin), I thought of the day—in 1880, I think- 1 when I saw and heard Queen Alexandra (then Princess of Wales) declare that • road open. Amongst the group on the roof of tho } Salisbury Club was a lady in a pale pink jumper." What a lovely jumper," re- marked a girl. I bet she won't jump | down there," replied a boy who does BOt I8 understand dress fabrics, t <
I While the cijowd lustily sang "Hen Wlad ty Nhadau." a well-dressed ":oman, i who was singing as she walked along, suddenly knocked up against a G.P.O. truck-whe--»l. The singer suddenly stopped, 11 locked down and 6aid, "01 bother the. boy "-thits all.
EX-CROWti PRINCE. .t. — Reported Return to Germany- The German ex-Crown Prince, who was: interned on the little Dutch islaad of Wieni.gen, iz the Zuyder iiee, 75 triii.. from the German frontier, is-as briefly stated overnight-reported to have escaped from Holland to Germany. Up to a late hour on Thursday night there was neither official confirmation nor denial of this report, which came from Brussels and Paris. The ex-Ciown Prince recently declared that if he were given up to the Allies for trial as a war criminal he expected to be executed. The German Officers' Association and similar societies have tried to WQrK up intense popular feeling against the sur- render of the war criminals to the Allies, as provided for by the Peace terms. The association swore to rescue the ex-Kaiser from Amerongen, Holland, if necessary. WATCH EX-KAISER. Council of Four's Warning to Holland. PARIS, Friday. The ExceJsior" stares that the Coun- cil of Four have decided to direct the at- tention of the Netherlands Government to the important consequences which mey arise from the escape of the German ex- Crown Prince, if the reported escape is true, and to request the Government to keep a close watch over the ex-Kaiser.