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MERTHYR. \( Continued from page 5). MAGIC LANTERN.âOn Monday evening a. very suc- cessful magic lantern entertainment wan held in Market-square Schoolroom, which had been kindly lent for the occasion by the deacons. NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS' BALL.âAll those who have had invitations to the above ball would con- fer a favour on the committee if they sent replies to the secretary as early as possible. VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE.âThe London Gazette of Tuesday contains the following:âThird Volunteer Battalion Welsh Regiment, Capt. Bannerman Phillips, Welsh Regiment, to be adjutant, vice Capt. Tristram, whose period of service as adjutant expires, dated the 1st of February next. DISTRIBUTION OF MISSIONARY" PHIZF: BOOKS.âOn Sunday the scholars of the Market-square Sunday School, who had won books for collecting towards the London Missionary Soiety, were made the recipients of them. Mr. Cunningham presided, and Miss Bentley distributed the books. Mr. James Williams acted as secretary, and the amount realized was over £ 12. THE CHORAL SOCIETY.âThis society, having decided to enter the competition field at the Moun- tain Ash and Llanelly eisteddfodau, rehearsals have been commenced at the Market Hall. Mr. Dan Davies, the conductor, would be glad if all those who sang with the choir at Ferndale would join forthwith. The rehearsals are held on Sundays at 4-30 and Wed- nesdays at 8. MARKET SQCARE MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETYâ The usual weekly meeting of the above society was held on Monday evening, when Mr. Hooper presided. The subjeet selected for the evening was Town life v. country life." Miss Hurd represented Town life," and Mr. Charles Parsons led off for" Country life." Messrs. H. Davies, J. Hughes, R. Martin, T. Rees, W. Hughes, E. Daniel, W. Hammett, Samuel Jenkins, H. S. Berry, F. Williams, Rev. J. G. James, B.A., and Miss Radnedge also gave voice to their respective sentiments in the matter. Finally the Townspeople obtained the victory by a majority of three votes. SALE OF PROPERTY. â On Wednesday evening Mr. Evan Lewis offered for sale by public auction at the Dynevor Arm-, Georgetown, five lease- hold dwelling-houses Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 Proberts- eourt together with the large "pace of ground in front. The houses are let to tenants at monthly rents amounting to JE28 12s. annually and are held for the cerm of 99 years from the 29th September, 1819, at the yearly ground rent of £7 8s. lOd. The lot was sold to Mr. D. E. Williams, Poplar Cottage, Bethesda-street, for JB120. C'YMRU FVDD.âA meeting of the Merthyr branch of the Cyniru Fydd League was held at the Ante- room of the Temperance Hall on Tuesday evening, when Councillor David Davies presided. An excellent paper upon "Labour Representation and Payment of Members," which had been written by nl Councillor Thomas Thomas, who was unable to be present, was read by the Rev. John Thomas, Soar, the president of the branch. A lengthy and interesting discussion followed, in which Messrs. John Lloyd, John Evans, D. S. Thomas, and John Bowen took part. The usual votes of thanks brought the meeting to a close.

A TREHARRIS BANKRUPT.

SUNDAY TRADING AT MERTHYR.

DOWLAIS.

MERTHYR SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION

THE SUNDAY CLOSING QUESTION.

FUNERAL OF AN OLD MISKIN RESIDENT.

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