published: 19th October 1917

people: A. Andrews

locations: Annie Lewis

organizations: Captain Gore

PONTYCYMMER. Owing to the late hour at which reports were received from Pontycymmer, the same are un- avoidably held over. Funeral.-Tlie funeral of the late Mr. George Andrews, 5 Railway Terrace, Pontycymmer, who had been ailing for a long period, took place at 'Pontycymmer Cemetery on Thursday of last week. Deceased was an old inhabitant, and highly respected. Rev. David Davies, Blaengarw, and Captain Gore (Salvation Army, Pontycymmer) officiated. The mourners were: Mrs. M. A. Andrews (widow); Pte. Tommy An- drews (son); Master Edwin Andrews and Miss Harriet Andrews (son and daughter), Mr. and Mrs. E. Xelmes; Mr. and Mrs. D. John; Mrs. F. Fear; Mr. James Prior, Mrs. A. M. Thomas, Mrs. A. Morgan, Miss Mary Morgan, Miss Annie Lewis, Mr. D. Davies, Mr. and Mrs. T. Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. C. Morgan, Mrs. M. A. Rees, Mrs. E. Palmer, Miss Daisy Carter, and Miss M. John. Allotments.-A meeting of allotment holders of Pontycymmer was held at the Ffaldau Insti- tute on Friday last. Seven societies were re- presented at the. meeting on behalf of over 300 allotment holders. It was resolved to form themselves into one organisation, and to be named "Garw Valley Federation of Allotment Holders." The object of the Society is to ob- tain more land for the people, and to keep the land they have already leased after the war, and to put the Allotment Act into force; to pur- chase manure on the co-operative system, also small seeds and seed potatoes, etc. Mr. E. Light, 26 High Street, Pontycymmer, was ap- pointed secretary.