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IT WILL PAY YOU to have your Watch and Clock Repairs done by a practical Watchmaker. This you can do by sending your Watch and Ciock Repairs to W. COOMBS, Market Chambers, Barry. 10 years lii-st-ciass experience, late with Mr J Hettich, 60, Queen-street, Ca,rdilf 30 BARRY LEADS THE WAY IN MONSTER SHIPS. During the past week Barry Dock has been visited by several monster ships, and it is pleasing to note that the vessels have been loaded and dispatched with commendable promptitude. The twin-screw four-masted steam liner Lord Earn, belonging to the Irish Shipowners' Company (Limited), and managed by Messrs. T. Dickson and Son, Belfast, arrived from Dunkirk on Friday morning, and went under the tips at once to a cargo of upwards of 8,000 TONS OF COAL for Messrs. Cory Bros. and Co., Cardiff and Barry, for Bombay. The Lord Earn is commanded by Captain James Dunn she is 3,647 tons net register, and 5,610 tons gross, being one of the iinest boats that has ever visited Barry. Her engines are 418 horse-power nominal and 2,000 horse-power in- dicated. — The Port Melbourne, owned by the Anglo-Australasian Steam Navigation Company (Limited), and managed by Messrs. W. Milburn and Company, of London and Cardiff, also steamed into Barry on Friday morning's tide, light from Glasgow, and will cargo coal to the extent of 6,500 tons for Port Said. Captain J. R. Smith is the masttr. The boat is 3,011 tons net, and 4,670 tons gross register, and her engines are 650 horse- power nominal and about 2.500 horses power indicated.-The Anchor liner Scotia, of Liverpool. belonging to Messrs. Henderson Bros., Glasgow, also visited Barry. COMPETITIVE MEETING AT BARRY DOCK. Last night (Thursday) a most successful competi- tive meeting in connection with the Welsh Methodists was held at the Tabernacle. We will publish a full list of the successful competitors in our next issue. FORTHCOMING SOCIAL TEA AND COMPETITIVE MEETINGS AT CADOXTON. On Wednesday, June 14th, a social tea and com- ipetitive meeting in connection with Philadelphia Welsh Baptist Chapel is to be held at Mount Pleasant Chapel, which has been kindly lent for the occasion by the members, A committee has been formed to carry out the necessary arrange- ments-Rev. Morris Isaac, chairman Mr. James James, treasurer; and Mr. D. M. John, secretary. The proceeds are to be devoted ipwards the building funds of the former chapel. ANNUAL MEETINGS AT SALEM CHAPEL, BARRY DOCK. On Sunday and Monday last the annual meetings in connection with the Welsh Baptist Chapel were held at the above place. The attendance through- out was good, and the collections towards the chapel funds were very satisfactory. Eloquent sermons were delivered by the Revs. D. James. Treherbert, and J. Hiicy-he-i. Nantvmoel. The Rev. G. Llechidon Williams conducted the services, and Mr. J. Petty the singing, which was very praise- worthy. Miss S. B. Thomas, R.A.M., Kingsland- crescent, presided at the organ, and, it is needless to say, performed her duties remarkably well. The Revs. W. W. Daniel, Morris Isaac (Cadoxton), and T. Tirionydd Davies (Canton, Cardiff) were present during the meetings. CARDIFF CYCLISTS HOLD A CHURCH PARADE. The members of the Cardiff Hibernian Cyclists' Club held a church parade on Sunday morning. and attended Divine service at the Roman Catholic Church, Barry Dock, Mass being said, and the sermon preached, by the Rev. Father Hyland. SPECIAL OFFER TO READERS OF THIS PAPER. Why go to shops ? A Single Watch supplied at Manufacturer's Prices. Paxman's celebrated Defy- ance" Watch, Ladies' and Geuts' Sizes in heavy Hall-marked Silver Cases, highly finished Jewelled Movements. Warranted for 2 years. Ladies' Size have Handsome Opal Tinted or Plain White Dials. Sold Retail at £ 2 10s. Our Price, 24s. Gd. Cheaper Make at 15s., Sold Retail at 30s. Paxman's world- renowned Lever Watches (Ladies' and Gents' sizes), in extra Heavy Hall-marked, Dust-proof Cases, Highly Finished Extra-Jewelled Movements. A Grand Watch. Warranted for 5 years. Sold Re- tail at £ 4 -Is. Our Price, 32s. 6d. The same in Nickel Silver Cases, 14s. 9d. The Workman's Watch." Eich Watch is supplied on a Week's Free Trial, and Exchanged if Unsatisfactory. Free at our risk on receipt of Cost of Watch required. 'r The Trade supplied at same prices. F. F. Paxman, Wholesale Watch Manufacturer and Importer, Tewkesbury,, trios. Mention this Paper. TEMPERANCE COUNCIL. On Friday evening a meeting of the Temperance Council was held at the Bible Christian Chapel, Court roaa. Business of routine nature was trans- acted, and it was decided to send petitions to be signed to all the places of worship in the district asking for signatures in support of the Local Veto Bill, now before Parliament. It was also decided that the subject, at the noxt ordinary meeting should be the consideration of means to be adopted to check shebceniug. and to bring influence to bear upon the magisterial and police authorities, with a view to suppress some notorious shebeens in the district. The desirahility of having a grand united temperance demonstration during the present, year will also be considered. SERVICE OF SONG. ,S A. service of song. entitled Our Joe," will be given at the Bible Christian Chapel on Monday next by the members of the Band of Hope Choir. The Rev. J. Honey will preside. DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT. On Monday night a dramatic entertain was given at the Buffalo Institute, followed by a sketch by Prof. Lyle, the proceeds being given to a fund on behalf of Bro. Martell. who is suffering I from an eye com aint. and is at present in Bristol, under medical treatment. Songs were rendered by Bros. Nlilliams, Piddell, and various other brothers, an enjoyable evening being t-pent. BARRY CONGREGATIONAL BIBLE CLASS. On Sunday afternoon last the Rev. J. M. Blackshaw, M.A., Mansfield College, Oxford, ad- dressed the Young Men's Bible Class at Barry Congregational Church. There was a very fair attendance of members. The secretary is always pleased to welrome new members and visitors. THE LIBERAL WORKING MEN'S CLUB AT BARRY". This club is now making good progress, and there is every prospect of a good and useful future fur it. We learn that the final selection of officers has now been made, and that the work carried on is of a most satisfactory character. The eommittte. ¡ which has been selected by the members, has exercised the greatest precautions as to the bow- i fides of those who have joined the club, and every nomination for membership is carefully scrutinized being accepted. At the present time" 120 paid-up members have been admitted, and as an evidence of the genuine desire to make the club a success as an institue of Liberal working men it is stated upon good authority that no less than 100 of that number are voters in this district. ¡ LLOYD'S NEW BANKING PREMISES. { We would direct our reader's attention- to the fact that on Monday next, the 15th inst., the banking business so successfully carried on in the past by Messrs. Lloyd at Barry DocS will be transferred to the more commodious and command- ing premises at the corner of Thompson-street. BURNING ACCIDENT. Whilst playing in the kitchen on Monday after- noon, Archibald Marsh, 11 months old, son of Mr. C. Marsh, newsagent, Holton-road, Barry DOCK, accidentally fell in the fire and burnt his face, breast, and neck most terribly. The little fellow is now progressing favourably. j