Western Mail Saturday November 20. 1926. No. 223.
BOXING AT TONYPANDY-Spectators Disapprove Of A Decision.
When the referee (Mr. William BEVAN) of the main contest at Tonypandy-square
Pavilion on Friday awarded a points' verdict to Billie EVANS (Ystrad) over
Charlie CHEW (Aberdare) the announcement was received with a storm of
disapproval, and it was some minutes before order was restored.
CHEW deputised for Billie MEAD (Caerphilly), who cried off owing to an injury,
and while he gave a plucky display the reason for the noisy reception appears
obscure, for EVANS was certainly the more stylish. He forced the pace from the
beginning and used enterprising methods. CHEW relied solely upon landing with a
heavy right, using his left mainly in defence. EVANS piled up a nice lead in the
first eight rounds. CHEW rallied in the ninth, but he was again out-boxed in the
In a six-round minor bout Fred MORGAN, (Gilfach Goch) defeated Charlie DICKMAN
(Clydach Vale) on points, and a similar award was made in favour of Tommy JOHN
(Clydach Vale) against Young HELLINGS (Llwynypia).
CONTEST AT ABERTRIDWR.
At Abertridwr Workmen's-hall on Friday Taff LEWIS (Senghenydd) and Reg. JONES
(Pontypridd) fought a hard ten rounds, the verdict going to JONES. A good
ten-round contest was witnessed between Arthur BISHOP (Caerphilly) and Fred.
MALLICK (Abertridwr), BISHOP, who has not taken part in a bout for some time,
showed glimpses of his old form.
Fred RICHARDS (Llanbradach) beat Rocky SMITH (Abertridwr) on points over six
Clifford WILLIAMS, aged 15, of 25, Walker-road, Cardiff, received concussion by
falling on the steps of the Medical College in Newport-road, Cardiff.
On behalf of the funds of the Llandrindod Convalescent Home and Carmarthen
Infirmary Mrs. Hugh WILLIAMS organised a successful entertainment at the
The General Electric Company's annual staff dance at the Park Hotel, Cardiff,
was attended by about 160 dancers. Mr. A. E. POTTON was M.C. Music was supplied
by Mr. Archibald GRIFFITHS'S band. The dance was a great success.
Mr. Brinley LLEWELLYN, son of Mr. G. T. LLEWELLYN, Mus.Bac., Port Talbot, at the
London Semi-National Eisteddfod on Thursday won the gold medal as the best
soloist in the male voice choir competition. He was soloist for the Merthyr
Party who came second to Port Talbot.
It was inadvertently stated in Friday's (Western Mail) that the conductor of
Thursday eisteddfod held at the Drill-hall, Cardiff, in aid of St. Mark's
Church, Gabalfa, was Mr. Shapland DOBBS. Mr. DOBBS, however, was indisposed, and
Mr. Ivor R. WILLIAMS acted as his substitute.
RAILWAY RECORD SPOILT-Haverfordwest Signalman Fined For Theft.
Thomas HARRIES (50), for 26 years signal man in the employ of the Great Western
Railway at Haverfordwest, was fined £10 at Clarbeston-road Police-court on
Friday for larceny of articles valued £1.1s.7d. These articles included coal,
bricks, slate and sakes, the property of the company. His two sons, George
and Harold , were jointly charged. Major Eaton EVANS prosecuted, and, Mr. F. E.
ALSATIONS.- Silver Grey Bitch, by "Cracksman of Nisbet" "Jessie of
splendid mother, reared two litters; age 30 months; also her Two Bitch Puppies,
3 months by "Lilo von Echternach": all healthy, handsome, without vice; 20
guineas secures three; would seperate.- McENROE, Marina, Barry Island.
MRS. E. MORGAN, CARDIFF.
Mrs. Elizabeth MORGAN, of 26, Clive-road, Canton, Cardiff, died on Friday
morning after a long illness at the age of 87 years. She was one of the oldest
members of Salem Calvinistic Methodist Church, Canton, and many will
cherish memories of her kindly, genial character. Mr. Ebenezer MORGAN, her
husband, predeceased her many years ago , and her daughter, Miss E. MORGAN,
passed away only six weeks ago. A son Mr. W. Powell MORGAN of Pietermaritzburgh,
South Africa, is now the only survivor of the family.