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G. R. The following is a List of the names .of Men who have failed to present themselves at the Recruiting Office, Carmarthen, after being zn.I called up either under the Group System or the Military Service Act, 1916. — Group System No, NAME (SURNAME FIRST) AGE. LAST ADDRESS. or Military Service Act i Thomas, David 2 S years j Wemmachwith larm, Class 11 Llanfihangel-ar-Arth 2 Jones, William 33" New AIlll, St. Class 16 Clears 3 Jones, David Samuel 20 Penlan Voss Farm, Carmar- Class 3 then 4 Payne, Frederick 18 „ Penybank, Velindre, Class i Henllan 5 Peters, Ben 38 28 Mill-street, Carmarthen Class 21 6 Kirk, John 38 Water-street, Carmarthen Group 21 7 Thomas. David 35 Frondeg, Pennwch, Llan- Class 18 geitho, Cardigan 8 Jones, lenkin 39 Lleithi, Rhydargaeau Road, Class 22 Carmarthen 9 Thomas, David 19 Llanchynadda, Llanilawddog Class 2 10 Cranmer, Frederick Carl iS Blaengwen, Pencader Class i Anyone who can give information regarding any of the above-named Absentees, is invited to do so either personally or by letter, to the nearest Recruiting officer. The names of the individuals giving such information will on no account be disclosed. MISSES y-— LEWIS & CLARE nn HIGH-GLASS MILLINERS CAVENDISH HOUSE, 41 KING STREET — —GABMARTHEK I BOOKBINDING. Established Over Fifty Years. D. TITUS WILLIAMS BOQKBI1TDBR, ETC, I CHAPEL STREET, CABMMHEN. 11 t ) it t Ij r'l" 11. The Best and Cheapest House in South Wales for all Classes of Binding. Those who are taking any Histories of the War in parts, should get them put into cases or bound before they become torn and worthless. -nuolls oouuù ill I'u'UliciLltei o Ocaoco èûÍJ FuLlislier's Prices. BOOKBINDING TO THE TRADE. I BOOKBINDING. WATCHES & CLOCKS REPAIRED. JEWELLERY REPAIRED LIKE NEW. GILDING AND ELECTRO PLATING. HIGH-CLASS WORKMANSHIP. ESTIMATES GIVEN ALL WORK GUARANTEED AT JOHN WILLIAMS Watchmaker, Jeweller, & Silversmith, 9 Si 10 Lammas Street, Established lS36. -7 W. S. MORUIS,- Wholesale Grocer, Corn, Flour and Seed Merchant, a .A. R^2VR^R,T:E3::E]:I\I\ Nat. Telephone, 50. Telegrams, Morris, Merchant Carmarthen." SEND FOR PRICE LIST: I The Welshman's Favourite. MABON Sauce IAUI- i As good as its Name, t 8 DON'T FAIL TO GET IT. 5 B Manufacturers—BLAUCH's, St. Peter St., Cardiff. 9 B\v\x\v\v\m\\v\^ BANK.Y FELLY AND DISTRICT liOfiSE AXi) CATTLK SHOW. AGRICULTURAL & HORTICULTURAL PRODUCE, &c., EXHIBITION. EXCELLENT PRIZES, SILVEIi CUPS, MEDALS AND- SEVEKAL VALUABLE CASES OF CUXLEKY AVILL BE AWARDED. THE 30th ANNUAL EXHIBITION of Horses, JL Cattle, Tarn-cuts, Farm and Garden Produce, Floral Deoorations, Works of Art, Dog", Cage Birds, Eggs, Honey, Butter, &c., will be. held on PONT- i. CO WIN MOOR (kindly lent by Mr Arthur Thomas), THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 th, lUlü (President- John Hinds, Esq., M.J.) Grand Concert in the Evening. k Entries Close September 2nd, 1916. Admission to Show C,round-Oiie Shillnig. For Schedules, &c., apply Sec., J. Penllwyn Walters, Llysonen Cottages, Mydrim, St. Clears, Carmarthen. MAYOR OF CARMARTHEN'S PRISONER OF WAR FUND. THE NAMES of the first six prisoners of War in Germany adopted and being relieved by regular parcels through the above Committee are as follows:— Pte. Arthur Phillips, 15th Welch, Gefrmgenenlager, Dulmen. Germany, of Water-Street, Carmarthen. Sergt. S. Lewis, 1st Batt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Stendal Pte. J. Neagle, 1st Batt. Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Minden. Pte. A. J. Lloyd, 1st Batt. Royal Welsh Fusilier?, Stendal. Pte. D. Garnon, I¡th Batt. Welfli Regiment, Gefan- genenlager, Munster Pte. C. Wilbourne, 2nd Batt. Welsh Regiment, r Posen. The Committee hope to increase the number aided as soon as more fond-, are received and subscriptions will be gladly received by the Mayor, or the Secretar ] ies, War Relief Committee, 01 Kicg Street, j -==- I WEDDING CARDS. AllYODO requiring the above should, beforf placing their orders, send for our NEW SPECIMEN BOOK CONTAINING THE CHOICEST DESIGNS CARDS AND PRICES SUITABLE FOK ALL CLASSES TO ADVERTISERS. PREPAID SCALE OF CHARGES FOR ADVERTISING IN THE" REPORTER, No. cf One Three Six Words. Insertion. Insertions. Insertions. s d 8 d s d 20 1 123 3 6 28 1 3 (i 4 6 36 2 0 4 0 5 6 44 2 6 4 6 6 6 i i J The above scale only applies to the" Situations, To Letfi,' be Sold by Private Treaty," clases of Advertisements, and must be paid for in, advance, ox the ordinary credit rate will be charged. HALFPENNY STAMPS, or Postal or Post Office Orders, payable to M. LAWBKNCK, at Carmarthen, Replies may be made addressed to the licportei Office, and wul be forwarder to sdveitiHers wheD stamped envelopes are sens, I IN MEMORIAM CARDS—We have a large and assorted stock to select from. Prices to suit all classes—Reporter Office, CarmarLhen. JAMES JONES, Billposter and Advertising Agent for Kidwelly and neighbouring Villages. All work duly executed. Address :—Station Road, Kidweiiy. LOST at Green Castle, Llanstephan-road, on the 4th inst., Fox Terrier Dog; 10 months old; biitck and white with brown epots on leg; name Ii Pttr:Finder should communica e with police. Anyone retaining after this notice will be proseated. rr*iO LET from Michaelmas next, farm called JL LI vvyncrun, situate in the parish of Llanllaw* ddog, in the County of Carmarthen, ontaining If acres or thereabouts moderate rent.—Appiy, Messrs Morris & Morris, t'oiicitors, Carmarthen. TO LET a fully licensed free Public House in centre of Carmarthen.—Apply, Lloyd & Thomas, Auctioneers, Carmarthen. TiO LET, SHOP (with rooms above), having frontage of 30 feet in Red Street, Carmarthen close to Market. ALo Stores adjoining.—Apply to Manager, London & Provincial Bank, Carmarthen. mo BE SOLD BY PRIVATE TREATY all that J_ freehold most desirable small holding known as Baukyrodyn, close to Dryslwyn Station. For partic- ulars apply to T. Elowell Davies, Solicitor, Carmarthen VISITING CARDS from Is (id for 50; Printed on Ivory Cards.—Reporter Office, Carmarthen. WANTED, an APPRENTICE to the IRON. T MONGERY.—Apply, John C-lby Evans, Ironmonger, Lammas Street, Carmarthen. WEDDING CARDS— Prices and styles to suit) all Classes. Speciruont Book, containing the Latest and Choicest Designs, sent on application.— Reporter Office, Carmarthen.
Myrddin Glee SocietyI
Myrddin Glee Society. SACRED COXCERT AT ASSJ£:\IBLiY ROOMS Ou Sunday evening a sacred concert was given at the Carmarthen Assembly Rooms by the Myrddin Glee Soc;etv. -Ntr J. Harrison I Evans presided. The accompanists were Pte. D. H. Griffiths and Miss L. A. Jones. The soloists were Miss 51. Jones, 'Miss Gwenda Evans. Miss Jessie Evans, Miss Annie Davies, and Miss Hannah Jones. The elocu- tionists were Miss Phillips and Miss Maggie Spurry. Choruses were given by the Choir. conducted by Mr Win. Jones.
Rick Blaze at Carmarthen
Rick Blaze at Carmarthen. £ 100 WORTH OF HAY BURNED. On Thursday a rick of hay on Tygwyn farm, Llangunnor. the property of Mr Essex Morris, went on fire through spontaneous combustion. The rick which was worth £100 was completely destroyed.
Society of Apothecaries of London
Society of Apothecaries of London. CARMARTHEN LADY DISPENSER QUALIFIES AT 19. Miss Gertie Thomas, second daughter of the Rev J. B. Thomas, of the Old College School. Carmarthen has secured her dispensing diploma as a result of the recent examination in connection with the Society of Apothecaries, London. Miss Thomas, who is a registered pharmaceutical student passed the preliminary examination before she was 16 years of age. She took as optional subjects French and Latin, and passed in all the subjects, taking Botany in addition to the six compulsory sub- jects. Miss Thomas only attained her 19th birthday last June, and had therefore only reached the minimum age a lew weeks before the examination day. She was a student of Winchester College, London, and her record is certainly one to feel proud of.
Died Whilst Milking Cows
Died Whilst Milking Cows. FATALITY AT LLANGELER. Mr T. Walters, coroner for West Carinar- thensihire, held an inquest at Liangeler on Wednesday, concerning the death of Margaret Thomas. of Pantgwyn. spinster, aged 51. It transpired that the deceased was milking cows wiith her sister the previous day. She said, "Oh dear" and fell to the ground. The sister ran to her and found her dead. The Jury re- turned a verdict of "Death from natural causes.
Obituary. THE LATE -IIRS hf.ND,S, BRYNTEG. The funeral of the late Mrs Hinds, Brynteg —whose death we recorded in our issue of last week—took place at the Carmarthen Cemetery on the 3rd inst. Before the body was removed from the house a service was held, the Rev Professor Morris 13. Owen, B.A. B.D.. and the Rev Thomas Davies, Drefach. officiating. The second part of the service was held at Penuel Baptist Church, of which the deceased lady had been a faithful member for over half a century. As the coffin was borne into the church by the foilowing deacons—Messrs J. Patagonia Lewis. Parcmaen street; T. Conwil Eva.ns, King street Rowland Phillips, Lammas 'street; and W. Davies, Regent House—the organist (Mr Howard Morgan) played "I know that my Redeemer liveth." Professor Owen in the course oi an address, gaTûa. brief survey of the deceased's life. He i spoke in eulogistic terms of the fidelity of the late Mrs Hinds in all matters concerning the church at Penuel, and deplored the loss of such an ardent member. He also paid a tribute to her'frankness and natural character. "Yn y dyfroedd mawr a'r tonau," the favourite hymn of the deceased was then sung. after which the Rev Thomas Davies gave a short eulogistic address. Mr Davies then offered prayer, after which Prof. Owen pronounced the Doxology. The "Dead March" was then played, the con- gregation all standing. The chief mourners were Messrs John Hinds, i M.P., London; Tom Hinds, London; David Hinds, Cwnin; Gwilym Hinds, and Cbrales P. t Hinds, London (sons); Thomas Jones, C.C-, Penromv (brother); W. Hinds. Tylhvycl (bro- I ther-in-law); Tom Jones, Penlan Voss; LI. R. Jones, Market Hall (nephews); R. A. Brockie, L. and N.P. Bank; and Willie Thomas, The Emporium. The Revs A. Fuller Mills and E. Ungoed Thomas were also present. The Rev Professor Owen and the Rov Thoa. Davies officiated at the graveside. There were no flowers, by request. MR D. L. JONES. DERLWYN. We regret to record the death of Mr D. L. .Jones, J.P., which took place at his residence, Derlwyn. Llanpumpsaint, on Thursday the 10th inst., aged 68 years. The deceased had been ill for a considerable time. He was one of the best known men. in the district. He was for twelve consecutive years chairman of the Carmarthen Board of Guardians. He had been a member of the Carmarthenshire County Council, and a member of the Carmarthen- shire Standing Joint Committee, and had for over twenty years been a Justice of the Peace, being the vice-chairman of the Carmarthen County Bench: He was a brother of the late Professor Tom Jones, F.R.C.S.. M.R. B.S., who died in the South African W ar. He was a man who was looked up to in the neighbourhood, and who by his personal quali- ties exercised an immense influence for good. General sympathy is felt with the family in their bereavement. The funeral will take place on Monday at 11 o'clock will be public, the interment being at Llanilawddog Church. MRS BASIL W. V ALESTIX. The death is announced of Mrs Catherine Eleanor Rowe Valentin, widow of the late ,1r Basil "W Valentin, who was managing direc- tor of Messrs Buckley's Brewery, LlaneJly. Mrs Valentin resided at the Mount, Mumbles. The interment took- place at Felinfoel, Llan. elly, on Tuesday, the 'Uner a I being private. AN OLD CARMARTHENSHIRE TEACHER. Mr Lewis Williams, late headmaster of the Council Schools. Llantwit Eardre. died at üis 'dc residence, Trewernen, Llantwit, on Saturday, after a prolonged illness. A native of Ccb), Merthvr Tydfil, he was educated at the Normal College, Bangor. After leaving college lie held the position o,f headmaster successively at Peniel, Llanpumpsaint, and Conwil, Carmar- thenshire. He settled at Llantwit Fardre in 187G. wlielie lie held the headship for 35 years, and on the occasion of his resignation four years ago his old pupils presented him with an illuminated address and a reading chair. He was a ripe scholar and a botanist of no mean ircler. He had taken a prominent part in public life, and was a strong supporter of Lord Pontypridd during the time he sat for East Glamorgan, and as a membe,r and vice-chair- man of the Llantrisant District Council and a member of the Pontypridd Board of Guardians he rendered good service to the district. He was a deacon and percentor at Bethesda Welsh Calvnistic Methodist Church. 31 r Williams leaves a widow and a family of ten children. The youngest son. Lieut. Brynmor Williams, was killed in action in France a month ago. J
Local Weddings. A marriage was celebrated at St. Peter's Church, Carmarthen, on Monday between Mr Fred tepliens, of London, now residing at 22, 1 Chapel street, and Miss Edith May Taylor, the eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. H. Taylor, 22, Chapel street. The ceremony was per- formed by the Rev W Uar Edwards, senior curate. The bride, who was given away by her fatherfl was attended by Mrs Morris, Birming- ham (cousin) as bridesmaid. They were the recipients of numerous presents. COLES-PHILLIPS. A marriage was celebrated at St. Peter's Church, Carmarthen, on Monday, between 1r George A. Coles, mechanic, son of Mrs Coles, Nantlle-baeli, Blaenafon, and Miss Linnie Phillips, daughter of Mr and Mrs Phillips, of Conduit-lane. The Lord Bishop of St. Davids officiated. The bride, who had been in the employ of the Bishop at the Palace, Abergwili, for over seven years, was given away by 'her father, and was charmingly attired in a white silk dress and a navy blue picture hat. She also carried a shower bouquet of white roses and stophanotis. the gift of Mrs Owen, The Palace, and was accompanied by 'the Misses Dorris Finn and Lottie Jones. The Palace, as bridesmaids, while Miss Winnie Phillips (the bride's sister) acted as flower girl. The duties of best man were carried out by Mr Harry Phillips, brother of the bride. Amongst those present were Mrs Owen and Miss Myfanwy Owen, Mr Griffith Owen, M.A., Mr Illtyd Thomas, The Palace. Breakfast was partaken of at the Crown Stores Restaurant, after which Mr and Mrs Coles left for Birmingham for their honeymoon. The bride's travelling dress was of grey. D A VT ES—HARR IES. A marriage was celebrated at Carmarthen on the 4th inst. between Mr Rees Davies, Surveyor for the Whit-land Rural District, and Miss Catherine Anne Harries, of Morlev st.
LOCAL WAR ITEMS
LOCAL WAR ITEMS. Lance-Corporal A. L. Jones, of Carmarthen (2245), of the London Regiment, is reported wounded. The death is announced of Corporal David George Lewis. Welsh Regiment, eldest son of Mr Daniel Lewis. 83, Priory street, Carmar- then, who, prior to the war, was a eolHer, but had served previously in the 6th Welsh. His father was a sergeant in the old Militia, having served 21 years. **» Second-Lieut. T. C. Nicholas, of th Machine Gun Corps, son of Mr J. W. Nicholas, Clerk to the Carmarthenshire County Council, is officially reported missing. Before the war, Lieut. Nicholas was articled to Messrs Brodie and Walton, solicitors, Llanelly. **if Lieut. G. R. Edmunds, R.W.F.. a son of Mrs Edmunds, of Baron's court, Llhwgadock, has been missing for some weeks, and in a letter from the lieut.-colonel of his regiment he assumes that the young officer has been taken prisoner. Lieut. Edmunds has just been awarded the Military Cross fr brave actions in France. *#*• Pte. Joseph Davies, of the King's Shrop- shire Light Infantry, is reported killed. He was a son of Mr Joseph Davies, The Green, Tenby. He was 25 years old. Lance-Corpl. J. H. Howard, R.AV.F., of Aberystwyth, has died of wounds.
NEXT SUNDAY'S PRET '"HE-RS at Carmarthen Places of Worship. BABELL, PENSARN. Rev J. LI. Thomas, Burry Port. BETHANIA C.M. CHAPEL. Rev Samuel Evans (pastor). EBENEZER WESLEY AN CHAPEL. Rev Joseph Jenkins (pastor). ELIM (IND.), FFYNONDDR AIN. Mr D. J. Howells, Bala-Bajigor College. ENGLISH BAPTIST CHAPEL. Rev F. K. Knight. Swansea. ENGLISH CONGREGATIONAL CHUROH. Rev D. J. Thomas (pastor). ENGLISH WESLEY AN CHAPEL. Rev 1. C. Hiller, B.A., Llanelly. II LAMMAS ST. INDEPENDENT OHAPEL. Rev T. W. Morgan, Phiiadelphia PARK-Y-VELVET UNITARIAN CHAPEL. Rev Philemon Moore, B.A. (pastor). (Evening only at 6.30). TABERNACLE BAPTIST OHAPEL. Rev E. U. Thomas (pastor). PRIORDY INDEPENDENT CHAPEL Rev R. Williams, B.A., Cilfynydd. PENUEL BAPTIST OHAPEL. Rev Professor Morris Owen, B.A. UNION STREET INDEPENDENT CHAPEL. Student. WATER ST. C.M. CHAPEL. Rev D. Tyler Davies, Llaudain. ZIQN PRESBYTERIAN CHUROH. Rev J. T. Gregory, Peniel, nr. Carmarthen. LIST OF ANNIVERSARY SERVICES. 1916. Sept. lO-ll-Lammas street Chapel Sept. 10-Elim Cong. Churjj. Sept. 24-Bethania. Oct. 29-30-Eng. Oon. Church Anniversary Decem. 3—Zion Presbyterian Church. Dates of fixtures should be sent to the Rev D. Glyndwr Richards, Secretary of the Carmar. then Free Church Council.
River Teify Tragedy
River Teify Tragedy. PENARTH AND HIS NEPHEW DROWNED. There was a double bathiug fatality in the river Teify at Liandyfriog, Newcastle Emlyn, on W ednesday afternoon, the victims being John Frederick P. Evans (only son of Mr Roy Evans, solicitor, Newcastle Emlyn, who would have been nine years of age on Thursday) and his uncle. Mi- Guy Nell, of Cilrhedyn, Stan- well road, Penarth, and of the Cardiff Channel Mills, Cardiff. They went to bathe in the river a. few yards above Liandyfriog railway bridge, accompanied by the boy's governess, Miiss Hind. The boy suddenly got into diffi- culties in a deep pool, and Mr Nell went to his assistance. Both went under. Miss Hind tried to effect a .rescue, but failed, and ran for assistance. Several persons raced to the scene but were too late. Dr Powell, Newcastle Emlyn, was among the first to arrive, and when Mr Nell was brought up to the bank by Mr Daniel Davies life was extinct. Tho body of the boy was found also by Mr Daniel Davies about an hour afterwards. Both bodies were conveyed to the residence of Mr and Mrs Roy Evans. The tragedy has cast a gloom over the whole district. •Mr rSell. who was spending his holidays with his brother-in-law, Mr Roy Evans, was en- gaged at the Cardiff Channel Mills. He was the son of the late Dr R. F. Nell, who far many years was the Medical Officer for Penarth- Mr Nell has two brothers serving in his Majesty's Forces, namely Gunne Arthur Nell, who is with the R.F.A. in France, and Mr Hubert Nell, who is with the H.A.C. The deceased was a member of the Penarth Yacht Club, and some years ago played an excellent game at lull-back for the Penarth Wednesday Associa- tion Football Club.
The Churches. Public recognition of a brave deed rendered by Dr D. R. Thomas, of Taff's Well, one of the medical officers in the service of the Cardiff Board of Guardians, once resident doctor at the Carmarthenshire Infirmary, was made at a well-attended meeting at Tongwyn a s last Monday. Dr Thomas last March rescued thrc." invalids who happened to be in a room belong- ing to the Tymynydd Laundry at Radyr when a lamp exploycd. and secured their safety. UI one side of the medal is engraved a represen- tation of a man rescuing mother and children from fire. On the other side are the, words "Honour and Duty," with a record of Uio doctor's action. The presentation was mado by Lord Pontypridd. Dr Thomas is the only son af the Rev Issac Thomas, Ferryside. **» New Inn and Pencader C.M. churches have been greatly disappointed beoüausc the Rev antlais Williams, Ammanford, failed to comply with their request and become their minister. The fiasco and dismal ending of the endeaviur undertaken by the District meeting on behalf of the churches was received with sadness far and near, because he was considered to be the right man in the right place if he were to take the reins in his hand, which have been hanging loosely for too long a time. Mr M. Edwards, C,M.. whose two sons are in the Army, has been doing the work of a pastor. The denominational colleges have not yet decided what classes will be held during the next session because they do not know what number of students will be able or allowed to attend the lectures. In fact it has not been officially announced that entrance examina- tions will be held this year in some. There will be a. test at Carmarthen vPresbyterian) a.nd probably at Aberystwyth and Brecon, but all candidates, we are told, are supposed to have been exempted by the tribunals before entering. A meeting of the South Wales C.M. Associa- tion was held last week under the presidency of Dr D. H. Will iams, Newport, assisted by the Secretary, the Rev B. T. Jones, Neath, and supported by many ex-officers. At the Thurs- day Conference on the prpoosition of the Rev J. Morgan Jones, Cardiff, Principal Prys, of Aberystwyth, was appointed moderator for the ensuing year. The following candidates were accepted for ordination at the October meet- ing: Messrs D. J. Evans, R. Elias Jones, Robert T. Davies, Tom Beynon, D. J. Owen. Sidney Evans, Morgan J. Rees. D. Brynmor Jones, James Deans. T. Ivor Jones. W. Ed- wards, and J. Timothy Davies, Myddtai. «** The i-opoit of the 20th Century Collection of the Calvinistic Methodists which was started at the close of the last century and soon com- pleted in the new. is now published in a hand- somely bound volume at (3d, and may be ob- tained from the C.M. Bookroom. Carnarvon. It contains a detailed account of the magnifi- cent effort of which any connexion might well be proud of. Forward Movement celebration meetings have been arranged by various district meet- ings in Glamorganshire and Carmarthenshire. They will be held in all centres already estab- lished and also in areas where it is felt such facilities are now much needed. The treasurer is Mr David Davies, M.P., Llandinam, and the secretary, Rev J. Morgan Jones, Cardiff.
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Accidents at Pembrey
Accidents at Pembrey. ONE MAN KILLED FIVE GIRLS INJURED. An accident at Pembrey on Saturday, which terminated fatally, was quickly followed by another, whereby five persons were injured. The employees of a factory, including Ernest Chester, 2, Als street, Llanelly, were being conveyed to Burry Port in trucks, and when by Derwydd Crossing deceased jumped on to the foothard of a coach of a passenger train which was stationary on the siding. He caught hold of the carriage door which flew open and threw him under the trucks ,some of which passed over him. Both his legs were broken, the left leg being severed. First aid was rendered by Mr John Bevan, High street, Llanelly, who stopped the hemorrhage, after which the lad was attended by Nurse E. Jenkins, hut he succumbed later to his injuries. Deceased was the son of the late Mr Chester, coal merchant, who met with an accident last Christmas, when he fractured his thigh. Soon after the accident happened on Satur- day a collision uccurred between a train con- itaiiiing the employees of a factory and a light engine which was returning ti the works, when five persons were injured—four girls and a nurse. Two of the girls were from Swansea and two from Llanelly, Their injuries were not very serious. THE INQUEST. The inquest was held by Mr W. W. Brodie on Monday. Mr F. N. Powell and Mr J. Lewis Phillips represented interested parties. Fred Chester-, brother of the deceased, gave evidence of identification, and said deceased was a'plumber's assistant. When witness saw him last on July 30th. deceased was in good health and his eye-sight and hearing were good. The Coroner: Was he active on his feet? Witness: Yes. but the injury to his leg, which he sustained last Christmas, may have affected him a bit. The Coroner: What was lie doing then He was being conveyed with other men from work, when owing to the points being wrong the truck got upset. When did he return to work after that r- About three months later. Dr Owen Williams (Burry Port) said lie Raw the deceased at the works at about 2 o'clock o i Saturday, deceased having been taken back there after the accident. The youth, who was very collapsed, suffered from shock, and his left leg was completely severed, while there was a compound fracture of the right. Both thighs were lascerated and deceased died at 2.45 pm. Death was due to shock caused by the injuries. The Coroner: Were the injuries such as might have been caused by trucks passing over him ?—Yes. The Coroner: Is due provision made for attending to injured persons?—Yes. Mr Phillips: Did you see a qualified nurse in attendance ?—Y es. John Henry Jones (14), Temple street, Llan- elly, plumber's assistant, said lie finished work at 12.30 on Saturday, and deceased, who was working in the same place, finished operations at the same time. They then entered trucks on a private railway to bo conveyed to the crossing at Derwydd, where there was a work- man's train waiting. At the end of Derwydd crossing the private line joined the Burry Port and Gwendraeth Valley Railway. When you started, w ha t did the train com- pose of ?-About 25 open trucks. Were there any seats in them?—No sir. Were they drawn by one engiue —Y'es. sir. How did you get into the hucks r-There was a ladder for each truck. How far was it from where you started to Derwydd crossing?—About a mile. Witness said that he and the deceased were in the same truck. On reaching Derwydd' crossing the usual custom was to alight and walk to the G.W.R. station, but on Saturday deceased jumped from the truck on to a passen- ger train which was stationary on the siding. The Coroner: Did the deceased wait until the trucks you were in stopped before jumping out or not? Witness: No; they were travelling at about two miles an hour at the time. Continuing, witness said that deceased had stepped on to the grease box of the truck be- fore jumping on to the footboard of the train. Witness saw deceased catch hold of the handle of the carriage door, and almost immediately afte.r lie heard shouts, and the train brought to a standstill. About 50 men had got down between the two trains. The Coroner: UtcT you see the deceased slip o the footboard? itness No; when I next saw him there was a crowd around him. Is it usual to jump off the train before it has stopped ?—Yes. They do it every day. Have you known any accident happen there before?—Yes, last week a man had his legs off by jumping on when the train was in motion. Do you know anything about the accident I which'happened last Christmas?- Yes, I was in the truck. Someone changed the points, and three trucks, after going off the line, eoliided with some waggons. Replying to Mr Powell, witness said that the ladders were permanently fixed to the trucks, so that the men could get on and off in the same way. Mr Powell: Do you know that this train was only provided for a certain firm's employees? —No all the men use it. Do you know that you and the deceased had no business to be on the train at all r-No. If this boy had remained until the train had stopped he could have come down in perfect safety ?—That is so. Mr Phillips Eact truck had a ladder on each ,icle ?-Yes, sir. So that anyone could get off from the truck on the offside of the stationary train?—Yes, sir. And they would not be in each other's way? —That is so. Haven't you seen notices on the coaches warning everyone that if seen boarding or gett- ing off from a train m motion they would be instantly dismissed?- Yes. Are those notices on the trucks?—No. What is the idea of getting off the trucks in a hurry?—All the men run for the train. Is that because they do not want to stand up in the corridor?—No. there is plenty of room in the train. Does the train wait for them?—Yes. sir. John Bevan, 67, High street, Llanelly, fore- man. said lie was travelling by the train of trucks from the factory to Derwydd crossing- When the train was about to arrive at its destination and steam was being slackened he head someone shout "Stop. stop; there's some one under the trucks." The train was at once brought to a standstill. AYitness jumped out and ran forward to the injured lad. who was lying across the metals. The Coroner: In your opinion do you think the provision of ladders on each side of the trucks is sufficient ? Witness There could be great improvement. The Coroner: If, when the trafh stopped, the men took time to alight from the trucks the ladders would be adequate?—Yes. I suppose that whatever rules and regulft" tions were made there would be a. rush to get away from the train?- Yes, especially whoc amongst 700 men there are a good number oi boys. Replying to a juror, witness said that a large number of men invariably jumped from the trucks before they came to a standstill. A Juror: Has any man been dismissed in accordance with the notices for alighting be, fore the trucks are brought to a standstill?-" Not that I am awa,re of. A Juror: My point is to show the ivortliles-e ness of the notices. Mr Powell: But hey are no posted on tile trucks. The Foreman (,1!r D. Ambrose): Was this latt trespassing by travelling in the truck ? W itness: In my opinion lie was not. Mr Powell That is to say so far as you knotf Witness: Yes. ilr Powell: You know that the running of this train is voluntary by the company in the interests of the mcn? Yes. In your opinion, if the persons only acted reasonably, is there aiiy-reasoii why these acci- dents should happen at all?—No. Witness asked to be allowed to state that by the time the hemorhage was stopped a carriage and engine were prepared, and Nurse JenkiuS arrived. The lad was removed to the hospital without loss of time. A verdict of "Accidental death" was re, if turned.
Drunken Mans Attack
Drunken Man's Attack. AMMANFORD BENCH AND THE FLAG0$ TRADE. W. illianis. a collier of Pentregwenlai^ was at Ammanford Police Court on M(midaf fined tl inclusive for being drunk and dis()it- dc-rly. and £4 for assaulting P.S. Morgans jll the execution of his duty. P.S. Morgans said he found the defendant and another man drunk and using bad Jnll" guage inside a efild in Llandilo, road. LIatt" debie. He spoke to them, and defendant. after using the language complained of, thrett a bottle at him,, striking him on the leg. Do-r- ing the struggle the other man tried to strik0 him with a bottle, bu twas taken away by 0 civilian, and two other civilians assisted the sergeant to handcuff the defendant. While being, conveyed in a trap to Ammanford Jook" up lie tried to bite the .sergeant several timeS, There M ere sixteen previous convictions. The Chairman said it would have been ¡} good thing if the Government when restricting the hours for the sale of drink had stopped the flagon trade and the grocers' licenso* Then there would be tiome hope of doing aW^ witii drunkenness.
HCHRY POnT WOUNDING CHARGE
HCHRY POnT WOUNDING CHARGE. Phihp Kierby, labourer, was charged at the Llanelly Police Court on Wednesday wit,)1 wounding Jeremiah Leen at Burry Port. Til" evidence of the prosecution was that the Diet" after leaving a public house, had an argument' Leon said defendant aimed a blow at llÍJ)J, which lie warded off. Leen then struck and it was alleged that the defendant stboed him in th neck and also in the chest. DefeV" dant, who pleaded not guilty. was committed for trial.
The Carmarthenshire Society of Cardiff and District, of which the Bishop of Llandaff is the president, and Dr R. Pritchard. the cha.irnlj\' has already done much good work for weL,1 hospitals. It provided a bed for the \rels" hospital in Serbia, and is now turning attention to the provision and maintenance a Carmarthenshire bed at the Welsh Hospit at Netley, in order to show gVitituclQ to Ollf soldiers in a practical manner.
CALL FOR LAND IN WALES
CALL FOR LAND IN WALES, i)1r Evan Evans, Clerk to the Cardigansh'1*0 County Council, informed Mr Sydney senior small holdings commissioner, who h0* three qinutries on Tuesday and Wednesday that there M as a great demand for small 1 ings in the county. There M'as land bey°0<* question in the county and the council had JJO t been able to meet application from all persoU* fn every case applications were opposed by t e landowners.