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Ystradyfodwg Local Board Private Improvement. TO CONTRACTORS. THE above-named Board invite TENDERS for JL the execution of the several works in the GENERAL IMPROVEMENT of the following STREETS AT BLAENLLECHA, Ferndale:- 1. Mountain Row or Street. 2. Middle-row or Princess-street. 3. Part of Aberdare-road. marked C D on plans. 4. Baptist-row. 5. Street G H on plans. 6. Street I J on plans. 7. Baptist-square. 8. Long Row or Street. 9. Albert-street. Plans and Specifications may be seen, and forms of Tenders obtained. at the Surveyor's Office. Local Board Offices. Pentre Rhonddu. to the 23rd inst. All tenders to be delivered under seal, addressed to the Chairman of the Board, on or before noon on the 24th inst.. and endorsed Tender for the street to which it is intended to apply. The Board does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any tender. By Order. W. JONES, SURVEYOR. 8th December, 1891. Barry Disaster Widows and Orphans' Relief Fund. V A GRAND EVENING CONCERT WILL BE HELD IX THE I BARRY PUBLIC HALL, ON TUESDAY. DEC. 15TH. 1891. The following Ladies and Gentlemen have kindly given their services :— MADAME CLARA NOVELLO DAVIES, MISS MATTIE DAYIES. MISS ASXIE BOWEN, MR. DD. CULLEY MR. RD. MASTERS (Of Exeter). (Of London). MR. SAM ALLEN. MR 1,T;. H. MILLER, MR. H. DE BOER. MR. ELLIOTT. Doors open at 7. to commence at 7.30 Carriages may be ordered for 10.30. A Train leaves Barry for Cogan, calling at all in- termediate stations at 10.30 [537 BoirrasTOsi AN EISTEDDFOD Will be held at the above placa on FRIDAY. DECEMBER 25th. 1891 (CHRISTMAS DAY), Under the patronage of the principal Ladies and Gentlemen of the Neighbourhood. Prizes will bp given for Singing, Poetry, Recitations, &c. PP.ESII>E>:T OF THE DAY :— MR. MACKENZIE THOMAS (Bonvilstone). ADJUDICATORS :— Poetry, &c.. Mr. D. Owen (Ap Rhydderch). Birch. 4 Grove. Porth. Rhondda. and Conductor. Music Eos Havod. Ystrad Rhondda. Knitting Mrs. M. Thomas, Bonvilstone. Accompanist: Miss C. Longher, Llancarvan. Chairman of Committee Mr. J. Thomas. Bonvilstone. Treasurer Mr. T. Griffiths. Redland Farm. Bonvilstone. Secretaries Mr. L. Roberts, Old Post Inn, Bonvilstone and Mr. E. Deere, jun.. Bonvilstone. The First Meeting will commence at Two o'clock p.m.. and the Evening Meeting at Six o'clock p.m. The proceeds to the Star of Glamorgan" Lodge of Oddfellows, Bonvilsrone. Programmes can be had of the Treasurer and Secretaries. One Penny each by post. lid. Admission to both Meetings. ONE SHILLING; the same charge will be made to Persons attending one meeting only. Children under 14, half price. [334 PEOMPA^ PONTYPRIDD. Very Attractive. Sure to Please. Always Something New. For all particulars apply to Mr. A. C. BEERE, Secretary. EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY ACT. —— VTOTICE TO BUILDERS. BRICK-MAKERS. CONTRACTORS. COLLIERY OWNERS, PAINTERS. PLUMBERS. AND OTHER EMPLOYERS OF LABOUR. THE EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY AND WORK- EPOPLE'S PROVIDENT AND ACCIDENT IN- SURANCE COMPANY (LIMITED), Colmore- chaiftbers, Newhall-street. Birmingham, under- takes to cover Employers from all Liabilities, Cost of Litigation, &c., arising out of the Operation of the Act, at reasonable rates. Workmen's Insurance Policies are also issued, thus securing to workmen Compensation for all Accidents happening during employment, and £ 50 in case of Fatal Accidents, for a small sum per week. For further Particulars apply to Representative, T. I. COMPTON. cio ME. W. W. ADAMS. Porthkerry Park, Barry. No Employer is Safe Uninsured. [529 NOTICE OF EEMQYAL MR. J. D. JENKINS, II HOUSE AGENT, OF VERE STREET, CADOXTON, BEGS to inform the Inhabitants of Barry, JLJ Barry Dock, and Cadoxton, that he has REMOVED to No. 10, GLEBE TERRACE, HOLTON-ROAD, BARRY DOCK. IMPORTANT NOTICE. ROBERT KIRKNESS (From North Shields) CHEMIST, DRUGGIST, (Registered by Examination, 1836), AND CIGAR MERCHANT, Will Open the premises 11, MAIN STREET, CADOXTON, At an early date. Particular of Departments and Specialies next week. OYEZ OYEZ !—This is to give notice, that MR. WILLIAM MUNDAY. the original Cadoxton and District TOWN CRIER begs to g-ive notice that he is open to DISTRIBUTE all kinds of BILLS, and do the Town Crvinsr on the Shortest Notice. Estimates forwarded. No con- nection with any other. Note the address—29, Hr-rvey-street, Cadoxton. "God save the Queen." [506 LOUG-HS7 H/)nSEHOKsT HORSE GEARS CHAFFCUTTEKS, cAKE BREAKERS, .w., CARTS, WAGGONS, TROLLIES, TRAPS AND CARRIAGES of all kinds. Agents for the Bristol, Works Company. Lists free. HIBBERT SONS, 10 and 11. Castle-street. Cardiff. [75 ONTYPRIDD.—WANTED, 250 BOYS to Sell JL the SOUTH WALES STAB." Liberal Com- mission.—Apply, E. R. Evans, 10, Penuel-Square, Pontypridd. J M PORTA NT O T I C E QHRISTMAS SHOW OF JjlAXCY GOODS. JJ OWELL AND QOMPAXY'S GREAT SHOW OF FANCY GOODS IS "\T 0 W DROCEEDING. TROLLS, TOYS, BOOKS. CABINETS, WARE, etc., etc., AT LESS THAN WHOLESALE PRICES. JJOWELL and COMPANY are also SELLING several CLEARING LINES at less than Manu- facturers' Prices. 2,000 PAIRS BLANKETS, SHEETINGS, QUILTS, COUNTERPANES, FLANNELS, REAL SOUTH WALES FLANNELS, PRINTS, CALICOES, &c. gEVERAL VERY CHEAP LINES IN FURS, MANTLES, JACKETS, FUR-LINED CLOAKS, MACKINTOSH CLOAKS, SHAWLS, &c., AT WHOLESALE PRICES. jyjANY VERY GOOD AND CHEAP LINES x IN DRESS GOODS. J^ADIES' READY MADE DEPARTMENT CONTAINS 297 CHILDREN'S AND MAIDS' READY-MADE DRESSES AT NEARLY HALF THE ORIGINAL PRICES. CLOTHING CLUBS AND CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS WILL FIND, AS USUAL, AN IMMENSE ASSORTMENT OF GOODS SUITABLE TO THEIR WANTS. I JJ OWELL AND CO., THE CARDIFF JQRAPERS, CARDIFF. GREAT BARGAINS. FOLLICK, PAWNBROKER AND JEWELLER, CORNER OF Barry-road & lain-st., Cadoxton, Also 40 and 41, BRIDGE STREET, CARDIFF, HAS FOR SALE THE UNDERMENTIONED BARGAINS :— Splendid Patterns GOLD ALBERT, French I make, Splendid Design, cost £9 10s to be sold at a great Sacrifice 75s. GOLD CURB ALBERT AND LOCKET, every Link Stamped, could not be bought New for three times the price only 70s. LONG SILVER GUARD, Double Link, Fancy Pattern, orginally cost 30s. Price asked now only 12s. 6d. A Splendid Set of GOLD BROOCH AND EARRINGS, in case, Handsome Pattern, very Neat and Splendidly Finished, a Bargain, only 19s. A Large Assortment of frold Wedding Rings, Keepers, Dress Rings, and Signet Rings for Sale, Silver Alberts (Ladies and Gents') in Variety. Watches of all Kinds. New and Second-hand Clothing always in Stock. NOTE OUR OLD-ESTABLISHED ADDRESSES:— FOLLICK, Corner of Barry-road and Main-street, CADOXTON. Also 40 and 41, Bridge street, Cardiff. B. Evans & Company HAVE NOW ON SHOW A MAGNIFICENT STOCIC OF RELIABLE FURS, CONSISTING OF Sealskin Jackets and Three-quarter Capes, Real Astraclian Coats and Capes, Fur-lined Cloaks and Capes, Collarettes (long* and short), Boas, Muffs, Trimmings, Travelling and Carriage Rugs, &c. R. E. d- CfJ. beg to state that they hold themselves responsible for the character and wear of all Fur Goods sold by them. This is highly important, as badly dressed skins and spurious imitations are extensively made up and frequently foisted upon the public. TEMPLE STREET, SWANSEA. NOVEMBER, 1891. [252 W. H. GIBBY, 85, High Street BARRY, FURNISHING AND GENERAL IROIIONGER, FEXDERS, TRAVELLING TRUKKS FIRE IRO:XS, 1Y COAL VASES, GREAT LAMPS IS VARIETY. I GREAT VARIETY. BEDSTEADS I AKD I BEDDIXG EVERY BEST LAl'iIP OIL. DESCRIPTION. CARPEXTERS' & JOINERS' TOOLS. SUPERIOR TABLE & POCKET CUTLERY. Sole Agent for the ALBO CARBON LIGHT. The Brighest, Steadiest, and Most Economical of Gaslights BENJAMIN LEWIS, GROCER, BAKER AND PROVISION MERCHANT, PALMERSTOWN AND BARRY ROAD, CADOXTON-BARRY. Try our High-Class Provisions at Low Prices. SPECIALITIES IN TEAS GOOD FAMILY, Is. 6d.; SPLENDID BLEND, 2s. AND FINEST GOWN, 2s. 6d. Lewis's Bread is the bread of the day, Lewis's Bread defies competition, Lewis's Bread is the best, people say Lewis's Bread withstands opposition Lewis's Bread is the bread for the young, Lewis's Bread is both wholesome and pure, Lewis's Bread for the weak and the strong Lewis's Bread will just suit you, I'm sure. Lewis's Bread for the navvy is beat, Lewis's Bread for workmen to carry, Lewis's Bread is the bread to digest; Lewis's Bread is known down in Barry; Lewis's Bread for the Welsh Bard, Lewis's Bread has a very wide fame, Lewis's Bread for all men who work hard. Lewis's Bread bears B. Lewis's name. N.B.—Tea Meetings Supplied on Reasonable Terms. THE CADOXTON COACH AND WHEEL WORKS, ADJOINING BANK BUILDINGS, CADOXTON, BARRY. MR. A. R. LEWIS BEGS to the attention of the public generally that he is now prepared to EXECUTE ALL KINDS of CARRIAGES, TRAPS, &c„ In the most modem styles. ESTIMATES FREE. EXPERIENCED WORKMEN EMPLOYED. CARRIAGE PAINTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. GENERAL SMITHY AND REPAIRING WORK EXECUTED ON THE SHORTEST NOTICE. A. R. L. begs to refer the public to his most recent accomplishments for several of the leading gentry Williams, andA. Da vies (Barry Hotel.) and tradesmen of the district, including Dr. O'Donneli. Mr. J. J. Williams, B. E.Hoddinott, P AERY AND DAVID AUCTIONEERS, TENANT-RIGHT, HOTEL, PROBATE, AND GENERAL VALUERS. LAND, HOUSE, AND ESTATE AGENTS, ASSESSORS OF FIRE LOSSES, &c. OFFICES: ST. JOHN'S-CHAMBERS, ST. JOHN'S-SQUARE, CARDIFF. MEMBERS ( THOMAS PARRY, AUCTIONEER, OF Of Newport. f J. J. DAVID, FIRM ) Late Cashier [566 J National Provincial Bank. LOOK OUT FOR THE CHRISTMAS NUMBER OF THE "Soutq Wales Star," WHICH WILL CONTAIN AX ARTICLE ON THE WELSH SHE," BY PROFESSOR RHYS, OXFORD. A Daughter of the G-eraldines, A TALE OF '98, BY J. ARTHUR PRICE, BARRISTER-AT- LAW. (Author of Gwen," <fcc/, The Spectre of Mumbles Grange, BY J. W. NICHOLAS. (Author of the Devil's Cauldron," Midnight Chimes," House of Mystery," &c.) JOHN; a Gruesome Tale, BY A. E. THOMAS, B.A., MERTON COLLEGE, OXFORD. Articles and Tales from OTVEiV ilI. EDWARDS, M.A., Editor of Cymru," I D. LLEUFER THOMAS, Barrister-at-Latc, And other tvell-Jctmrn Welshmen. Christmas Games & Puzzles The First Nationalist Christmas Number Ever Issued. The Brightest, Ifost Readable, and Interesting Number in Wales. PRICE ONE PENNY. PUBLISHED DEC. 23rd. WANTED. WANTED respectable YOUTH as an apprentice Tv (out-door preferred). Apply, Gronow, draper, Market House, Bridgend. [p60 CLUB AGENTS WANTED, to form Clubs for J Watches, Clocks, Jewellery, Silver Plate, Opera Glasses. Musical Insts., &c. Members pay Is. per week. Terms, Catalogues, &c. KEXDAL & DENT, 106, Cheapside, London. Splendid value. Great suc- cess. Mention Paper. Ladies' and Gents' Silver Levers 42s., worth 70s. [523 ANTED. —A YOUNG GIRL, 16 years old, for the Binding Department.—Apply, St-ar Office, Vere-street, Cadoxton. OFFICE BOY, to run errands and make himself generally useful. Apply, with a specimen of handwriting, XIV., Star Office, Cadoxton. [fOO DO you want your FINGER BILLS, Handbills t J' and Circulars conscientiously Distributed in town and country ?—Apply X. X. X., Star Office, Cadoxton. WRITERS WANTED at their homes, evenings; W good pay. See the PEOPLE'S FIRESIDE JOURNAL. All Newsagents and Smith's Stalls, Id.; post free, 2d., from 59, Newman Street, London, W. VST"ANTED, respectable BOYS to sell the South TT Wales Star.—Good commission to suitable lads. Apply Manager, "Star" Printing Works, Vere Street, 3acloxton. tq LET OFFICES TO LET.—First Floor, FRONT ROOM, 60, Main-street, Cadoxton. Apply for terms, &c., ;o "R," South Wales Star, Cadoxton. [p62 I A-ROOMED VILLAS TO LET at York-place, i_U Barry. Apply, Mr. E. Thomas, 85, Castleland- itreet, Barry Dock, or Mr. R. L. Thomas, 36, High- street-, Barry. Rents reduced. [p58 TO BE LET OR SOLD—SEA VIEW HOUSE Board School-road. Apply next door, Davies Newport House, Barry. [p59 TO be LET or SOLD, HILLSIDE VILLAS, JL Porthkerry-road, Barry, containing drawing and iiining-rooms, kitchen,, scullery, outhouses, five bed- moms, bath-room, w.c., hot and cold water through- out, large garden front and back. Price £ 450.—Apply Mr. Richards, senior, builder, Porthkerry-road, Barry. BUSINESS ANNOUNCEMENTS inserted in the i) SOUTH WALES STAR, the most widely-read newspaper in South and Mid-Glamorgan, at compara- tively low terms, for periods ranging from three to twelve months. j FOR SALE. POXy AND TRAP. Genuine. Dealers need not JL apply.—Address, Pattison, 7, Main-street, Cadox toil. [ 54 VILLAS, TO BE LET or SOLD, 1, 2, and 3, t Park-crescent, Barry 8 rooms and bathroom, hot and cold water throughout. Lease 999 years.— Apply, H. J. Money, Builder, Barry. [p50 PRINTING ORDERS of Every Description at the Office of this Paper. T. J. RADCLIFFE, HOLTON, NEAR VICTORIA HOTEL. Fruit & Vegetables. Prime Potatoes. Sold at lowest prices. All orders promply attended to. A large assortment of prime Cigars and Tobacco kept on hand. Confectionery of ail kinds upplied. Flowers and Bird Seeds of every description., [30 T. J. R. will be glad to receive Shipping Orders. ALSOP, BROADNEAD, BRISTOL. c::s:> >c i jo" I. S C+3 H W S- 'T II""1 1 III V, M Q l-+:> room 0- G o c:> -J -== 0:> <f:) po. Barry Ageut: Irs. C. toen, Beer Dealer. PALE ALES, 1 S TOL IX 41 GALLON CASKS FROM 10D. PER GALLON PORTER AND STOUT FROM Is. PER GALLON. CARDIFF STORES: 9. WORKIM-STREET. NEWPORT STORES: COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS. CHEPSTOW STORES: BEAUFORT-SQUARE Cadoxton Agents: South Wales Provision Stores. TO OUR PONTYPRIDD AND RHONDDA SUPPORTERS. The Proprietors of the SOUTH WALES STAR HAVE OPENED an OFFICE FOR Publishing & Advertising Business, IN CHURCH STREET, PONTYPRIDD (Next door to the Market Entrance). Local Manager, MR. EVAN R. EVANS. SPECIAL AMOOCEMENT. THE SOUTH WALES STAR is now Published every Thursday Afternoon. Correspondents will oblige by sending all Communications by Wednesday at latest. NOTICE. All communications for publication must be addressed, "The Editor, THE SOUTH WALES STAR, Cadoxton, near Cardiff." and must reach the Editor not later than Thursday morning All communications must be written on one side of the paper only, and the full name and address of the writer must be enclosed, not necessarily for publication, but as a guarantee of good faith. All business communications must be sent to the Manager, Mr. H. MortG-AX, Smith Wales Star Offices, Vere-street, Cadoxton-Barry. The rate of Subscription to the SOUTH WALES STAB, posted to addresses within the United Kingdom, payable in advance, is as follows:- One Year 6s. 6d. Half-year 3s. 3d One Quarter is. 8d.