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DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE. AT LT-AWDAYIP OATNEDILAL, on Sunday, sermons were preached by the Rev. W. R. Thomas, M.A., vicar of Abersyohan, and the sum of 243 14a 6Id was collected in aid of the Penygraig Explosion Relief Fund. MR R. T. BOOTH, of America, one of the leaders of the Blue Ribbon Temperance Movement, com- menced on Sunday evening a fortnight's lecturing oampaign at Oardiff, and at the olose of his meeting four hundred and eighty one persons signed the pledge. ON SATURDAY, Mr Thomas Williams, Deputy o Coroner, held an inqneet at the Mountain Ash police station upon the body of Bbeneser Thomas, aged 62, who was killed at Upper Cwmpennar Pit by a train of trams passing over him. VeHict "Acoklmftl Death." AT MOTJNTAIN AsH, on Saturday, Mr William* Deputy Coroner, held an inquest upon the body of William Davies, a oogman. ef 6, Cynon Street, who was killed at Navigation Colliery by being or ashed between some loaded trams. The jury, in this in. stance also, brought in a verdict of Accidental Death." COUNCILLOR JOHN ICVAPS, of the Universal note" Buto Street, Cardiff, who died after a brief illness* was buried at the New Cemetery. Cathay*, on Saturday. The funeral was attended by the Mayor and Corporation, headed by the police force and silver maeebearers. A PROPOSAL is made at Aberdare to increase the number of magistrates at that place, and a memorial, enclosing several names, has been gent to the Lord-Lieutenant of the county. An ACCIDBNT befell Mr. Davies, station-master, Nelson, on the Great Western Railway, at LJan- caiach, on Monday. He was standing between the lines when a passing engine knocked him down, and he was considerably bruised about his arm and head. WARNING TO Smozzus.- Richard Micklewee was charged at the Bridgend police court ofn Saturn- day last with smoking in Ffaldau colliery, Garw valley, on the let of January. He was sentenced to a month's imprisonment, subject to a certified copy of the rules being produced. Seven other men were fined Al each for having tobaeco pipes in their possession in the same colliery. A SERIOUS CHAKOI was brought against a res- pectable looking man named Preston, a builder, at Cardiff, on Monday, i.e., be was ariigned before the Stipendiary magistrate on alleged false pretences in obtaining 20 square yards of flooring boards from the yard of Mr A. R. Thomas, timber merohant, by means of an order purporting to be signed by Mr Freedman, retired money-lender. It appeared from the evidence that the most active part, at any rate, was taken by another man not in custody. The case was, therefore, adjourned for his ap- prehension. Go to OLIVRR'S. 80, Taff-street, Pontypridd, for your boots and shoes. Colliers' strong boots at 6s. lid. MeM* light evening boots, 68 lid and 6a lid. Women's nailed boots, 4s. 4s. 6d. Boy's and Ijtid. nailed boots, Is lid, 28 4d, 2s 8d, 8. and aa id.