Singer Donald Friends indicators autographs for his followers.
Idol of ‘bobby soxers’ again house in Wales
Bobby soxers’ favorite Donald Friends got here house to Wales the place he stopped off at his birthplace in Ammanford the place he was to current his radio present.
8,000 folks had utilized to get into the 900-seat corridor while a whole bunch listened over the printed relay system fastened up within the arcade outdoors. Followers showered their hero with posies and bouquets all day.
Welsh college students’ ‘sport’ ends in court docket
An annual rugby match between the mining departments of Birmingham College and Cardiff College faculty, celebrated afterwards with a celebration in a Birmingham resort, led to the looks of six of the Welsh college students earlier than Birmingham magistrates.
It was alleged by the police that whereas some 30 college students had been singing Welsh nationwide songs in New Road, six of them performed soccer with a Belisha beacon.
The six defendants had been every fined 15s and ordered to pay 8s 4d compensation for being drunk and disorderly and doing wilful harm to a Belisha beacon.
A police sergeant mentioned he noticed a crowd, 20-30 sturdy, strolling up New Road in the direction of Victoria Sq.. They had been singing Welsh nationwide songs and had been unfold throughout the pavement.
Outdoors the Theatre Royal, the six defendants indifferent themselves from the principle physique, uprooted a Belisha beacon normal and after detaching the orange globe, performed soccer with it in the midst of the highway.
Once they noticed the police they ran with the others and when stopped had been shouting issues like “Up Mr Bevan” and “Lengthy stay Ebbw Vale”.
The constable mentioned different issues had been shouted on the officers together with, “Aren’t you Birmingham police great?” and “Keep in mind me to 49.”
Busy time for many travelled sportswoman
Few ladies are doing a lot to point out the remainder of the British Isles and the world that Welsh sport is certainly not in decline as Miss Audrey Bates, Cardiff’s worldwide tennis, squash and desk tennis star.
Few too are the folks, males or ladies who’ve undertaken so exhaustive a winter season of sport and nonetheless held her personal with the very best gamers in worldwide circles.
Since getting back from the World Desk Tennis Championships in Budapest on February 7, Audrey has hardly had a day without work.
February 18 noticed her in London serving to Wales defeat the American ladies’s squash group 3-2. On the day after she was a member of the Welsh facet that misplaced 5-0, whereas the next morning she gained her first-round English squash match and dashed to Cheltenham within the night to signify Wales towards England at desk tennis.
The next two days had been spent again in London enjoying second and third rounds of the squash championship earlier than shedding to the American No 2.
There adopted a visit to Bangor by highway to fulfill Eire at desk tennis and one other return to London as first reserve to the GB squash group versus the People.
And that was solely the beginning with an equally busy March and certainly some programme for a younger girl to undertake however Audrey begrudges not one minute of the onerous work and intensive coaching it requires and which makes her Wales’ excellent sportswoman.
Wales leads the world in helicopter journey
What’s believed to be the primary scheduled passenger helicopter service on the planet will come into operation on June 1 between Cardiff and Liverpool.
Mr Peter Masefield, chief government officer of British European Airways, informed the Welsh Advisory Council for Civil Aviation in Cardiff at this time: “That is one thing fully new.
“I may also say revolutionary, even the People haven’t completed this. North-South air line was inaugurated final spring as an experiment, however was discontinued within the autumn due to operational difficulties.”
Since then talks have been in progress for a resumption of the service and the helicopter scheme is the reply.
Three passengers could be accommodated on every journey and the journey taking one hour and 45 minutes. Single fares are: Cardiff-Liverpool £3 10s, return £5 10s.
New coat of arms for Glamorgan
Glamorgan County Council members have been dissatisfied for a very long time with the coat of arms which seems in public locations within the county and official papers.
Immediately the native authorities committee thought-about a brand new design which, topic to minor alterations, could also be beneficial for the brand new coat of arms by the chairmen of the committee and of the county council, in whose fingers the choice rests for the second.
Dialogue at this time involved the principle physique of the heraldic system, which take the type of a miner and a steelworker to signify the fundamental industries of Glamorgan.
Alderman Llewelyn Heycock needs a railwayman or engine to be included on the completed design.
Alderman Percy Smith needs a sheaf of corn to signify the agricultural employee.
County council chairman (Alderman Mrs Rose Davies) thinks the design ok as it’s.
She mentioned: “This has been so lengthy on the highway and we endure by not having a coat of arms.
“It’s time we had a distinguishing badge for the county.”