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LOCAL & DISTRICT MEWS CADOXTON-BARRY. For all kinds of Stationery and Fancy Note Papers go to L. NEWMAN'S, Bookseller and Stationer, 104, Hqlton-road, Barry Dock. Go TO HAROLD L. LINDSEY'S NEW HAIRDRESS- ING- SAJJOON for a Clean. Comfortable. Easy Shave. To be opened on Monday in Dock View-road (opposite the Shipping OSices), Birry Dock. FOOTRACE AT THE WITCMIIL GROUND.—A 100yds' footrace for £ 5 a side will take place at the Witchill Athletic Grounds, in this town. to-morrow (Saturday) afternoon, between Alfred Phipps, Barry Dock. and Sam Fiddler, Cadoxton, when an interesting contest is anticipated. MR GLADSTONE.—At the weekly meeting of the Wesleyan Mutual Improvement Society, held on Wednesday evening last. Mr T. S. Thomas, president of the Barry District Trades' and Labour Council, read a paper on Mr Gladstone, the Man and his Work," and at the close Mr Thomas was accorded a hearty vote of thanks. MESSRS' MORGAN BROS. AND HOUSE DECORA- TION AT CARDIFF.—Messrs Morgan Bros., the well-known house decorators, painters, &c., of Vere-street, Cadoxton. are still making strenuous and successful headway in connection with their new branch at Cardiff. Last week we noticed ,thev employed a large staff of first-class hands, night and day. carrying out an extensive order for high-class decoration at Messrs Stedall's mantle- making establishment. in St. Mary-street, Cardiff. This week we find the same enterprising firm executing a similar order in connection with Messrs Pinder's mantle-making premises, also in St. Mary-street. There seems to be no doubt that Messrs Morgan Bros. are determined, in the matter of first-class house decoration, to place themselves on an equality with the leading trade houses of the Welsh metropolis. LECTURE IN AID OF THE WELSH BAPTIST CHAPEL.-The Rev. J. D. Hughes. Pontvgwaich, delivered his popular lecture, entitled Y Dyn Od a Adwaenwn," at the Mount Pleasant Chapel, in this town, on Wednesday evening last. The pro- ceeds were in aid of the building fund of Phila- delphia Welsh Baptist Chapel. Professor Da vies, of the Baptist College. Cardiff, occupied the chair, And amongst those present were the Revs. Morris Isaac. Llechidon Williams, and J. W. Matthews, Mr and Mrs E. Ray. Mr J. Bumford, Mr W. Harris, Mrs T. M. Williams. Mr D. M. John. Mr and Mrs W. Jones, Mrs D. Williams, Mrs G. LI. Williams, Mr and Mrs T. Walters. Miss Evans, Mr Morgan Davies. Mr and Mrs W. Rees. Mr John Rees. Mr J. Petty, Mr W. L. Meredith, Mr and Mrs J. Jenkins, H. J. Owen. &c. The rev. lecturer dealt with his subject in a masterly manner, and greatly interested the audience. The usual votes of thanks were passed. CANTATA AND ENTERTAINMENT.—The grand cantata u The Birds and the Fairies." was repro- duced at Mount Pleasant English Baptist Chapel, Cadoxton, on Tuesday evening last, under the competent conductorship of Miss E. Holloway. Mr S. J. Robins, the new pastor, occupied the chair, and there was a crowded and delighted audience. The cantata, which is a very interesting one, was performed without a single hitch. The names of those who took part therein have already been given in our columns, but we must repeat the performance reflected great credit upon Miss Holloway. An effective address on temperance was delivered by Mr J. F. Pickford, Panarth. one of the original supporters of the band of hope at Mount Pleasant. The miscellaneous proceedings which followed were taken part in by the follow- ing :—Miss E. Holloway and Mr J. Munn, Misses F. Hooper, F. Tiscornia, L. Matthews, E. Kelly. M. Lewis. K. Edwards. L. Miles, E. Phillips, F. Dure, M. Williams. M. Hooper. M. Holloway, E. Munn, C. Gibbs. S. Munn. M. Camble. E. Miles. E. Grif- fiths, J. Miles. A. Found, N. Lewis, A. Lewis, P. Pugh. L. Warne, L. George, M. Jenkins, Atinie Pugh, B. Dunn. J. John, and 'Katie Edwards, with Masters G. Fido, R. Cutter, and L. Milesi The proceeds were in aid of the band of hope funds. Votoes of thanks were passed at the close. BARRY DOCK. For Fashionable Haircutting go to L. NEWMAN'S Hairdressing Rooms, 104, Holton-road, Barry Dock. Go TO HAROLD L. LINDSEY'S XEW HAIRDRESS- F NG- SALOON for a Clean, Comfortable, Easy Shave. "To be opened on Monday in Dock View-road (opposite the Shipping Offices), Barry Dock. ALLEGED THEFT OF A WATCH. — Charles Halverson. boarding-master, of 24. Fryatt-street, Barry Dock. who is better known as Dutch Charlie." was arrested on Tuesday last by P.C. Herbert Evans on a charge of having on Sunday 4itolen a watch belonging to a Russian lodger, named Nicodin Vorobieff. Remanded till Thursday. POPULAR TEAS AT POPULAR PRICES, to suit the tastes of everyone, may now be obtained at T. G. Tibbetts', Ceylon House, Holton-road. Splendid Value. Is 4d a Really Magnificent Tea, Is 3d, honestly worth 2s. Tibbetts' Danish Butter is Grand. Note the Address :-T. G. TIBBETTS, The Crocer, Ceylon House, Holton-road, Barry Dock. PRIZE DRAWING.—On Monday evening last a successful prize drawing was held at the Work- men's Club and Institute, Holton-road, Barry Dock, for the benefit of Mr David Dolman, who recently met with an accident, resulting in the loss of a thumb, while following his employment. There were over two hundred participating, the following Ijeing the winning numbers :—1st prize, 154 2nd, I ::rd. ir.7 4th, 21. FORTHCOMING PROPERTY SALE.-We beg speci- ally to call attention of our readers to an extensive gale of valuable business premises, which will be -conducted by Mr John Young, at the Victoria Hotel, Holton-road, on Wednesday, the 7th prox., when those particularly desirable and well- situated business premises, dwelling-house, yard, cellars, and stables, situate at the corner of Holton-road and Regent-street, will be offered for public competition. This property occupies, there is no doubt, one of the best positions in the entire district, and we are looking forward, therefore, to an interesting and successful sale on this occasion. The solicitors are Messrs Llewellyn and Moore, of Newport. DRUIDISM.—On Saturday last, President Keogh <Barry Dock), of the Monmouthshire and South Wales District. U.A.O.D., successfully inaugurated another branch lodge in connection with this district at the Black Horse Inn, Newport. The lodge. which is numbered S33, commences with the .promising number of 28 founders. After the testallation of officers, a vote of thanks was accorded to the president for his services, and. in response, he urged the brethren to do their best to make the lodge a success. He also spoke of the good increase of membership in the district during 1893. and hoped the same progress would be maintained during the present year. THE BAPTIST MISSIONARY SOCIETY. — The annual meetings in connection with the Baptist Mis- sionary Society were held this weel^at the English Baptist Chapel. Holton-road, Barry Dock. ° On Sunday, special sermons were preached by the pastor, the Rev T. Pandy John, on mission work and its success. On Wednesday evening a success- ful public meeting was held at the chapel, when the Rev R. H. C. Graham, of Congo, attended as a deputation, and delivered an interesting practical address on mission work. The Rev T. P. John ably presided, and addresses were delivered fey the Rev W. G. Davies. Penarth, and others, Collections in aid of the misssionary society funds were taken. THE LATE MR AND MRS D. GIBBON.—On Sunday evening last the Rev. E. Edmunds, of Bethesda. Swansea, preached an eloquent memorial aermon at Salem Welsh Baptist Chapel. Barry Dock, to the late Mr and Mrs D. Gibbon, of Evans- street, Barry Dock. The sacred edifice was filled with an attentive audience, the rev. gentleman discoursing an impressive and feeling sermon. In the course of an able address, the speaker showed fcow frail was happiness when dependent upon earthly matter, and how in the saddest calamities, if the Christian's hops is but firmly fixed on God, with full belief in His unerring wisdom, happiness aud peace were for ever felt. It may be added that the Rev. E. Edmunds was the late pastor of Ziibauus Chapel, Treherbert, of which place of worship the late Mr and Mrs Gibbon were faithful members, Mr Gibbon being secretary of the ichuich. FORESTRY.—A well-attended smoking concert in aid of the banner fund of Court Cadoxton (7.742) A.O.F., was held at the Victoria Hotel Barry Dock, on Saturday evening last. In the absence of Dr. O'Donnell, the surgeon of the lodge. the chair was occupied by Bro. R. Griffiths, chief ranger, and the following programme was gone through in a creditable manner :-Song, Silver bells," Bro. J. Sharpies song, Never introduce your donna to a pal," Mr W. Parry song, Four jolly smiths." Mr L. Willett; song, Buy a little cradle." Bro. W. Farmer song, Passing by." Mr T. Steele song, The song that reached my heart," Bro. J. Stevens song (encored). Hallelujah," Bro. W. Liles song, "The diver," Bro. T. Austin: song. Bro. W. James song, Daddy wont buy me a bow-wow," Mr W. Liles; song, Happy be thy dreams," Bro. J. Grey song (encored), Come, love," Mr J. H. Stevens; trio, Shepherds, tell me have you seen," Messrs T. Austin. J. Stevens, aud J. H. Elkins. Mr Rees Jones was the accompanist. During the evening an inter- esting presentation was made to Bro. T. Austin as past chief ranger. The presentation took the form of a neatly-framed certificate and emblem. and was presented by the chairman, who said it was a small token on the part of the services rendered to the society by Bro. Austin, who suit- ably responded. A vote of thanks was accorded the chairman, and to all who had taken part in the pleasant proceedings. We should add Bro. F. J. Loyns proved a most indefatigable and efficient secretary. EAST BARRY. For all kinds of Tobacco, Cigars, Pipes, Pouches &c., go to L. NEWMAN'S, Stationer and Tobac- conist, 104, Holton-road, Barry Dock. Go TO HAROLD L. LINDSEY'S N-EW HAIRDRESS- iNCr SALOON for a Clean, Comfortable, Easy Shave. To be opened on Monday in Dock View-road (opposite the Shipping Offices), Barry Dock. THE PARISH CHURCH BIBLE CLASS.—This (Friday) evening Captain Whall, the conductor of the Young Men's Bible Class, will deliver a lecture on Astronomy at the Parish-hall. BARRY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (ENGLISH).— Next Sunday, the Rev J. A. Jenkins. B.A., of Richmond-road Congregational Church, Cardiff, ). will preach Morning and Evening, at 11 and 6.30. All seats free.-Adrt. THE COMING GRAKD CONCERT AT THE MARKET HALL.—The members of the Tabernacle Welsh Congregational Church, Holton-road. Barry Dock, have been successful in securing the services of the following eminent artistes for the grand concert to be held at Barry Market Hall on Saturday evening, the 3rd prox., viz.. Miss Emily Francis, prize-winner at the National Eisteddfod and at Chicago (soprano); Miss Mary Thomas, gold medallist, R.A.M., kc. (contralto); Mr William Evans, from the Crystal Palace Concerts (tenor); and Mr Gwilym Thomas, Ynyshir (bass). Professor Richard Howells, of Aberdare, will be accom- panist, and Alderman J. C. Meggitt has kindly consented to preside. The proceeds will be de- voted in aid of the building fund of the Taber- nacle Church. SMOKING CONCERT.—On Friday evening last, at the Ship Hotel, East Barry, a smoking concert was held under the auspices of the Barry Town A.F.C.. Mr Sidney Davies presiding. There was a good company, amongst those present being Messrs W. C. Watkins (Cardiff), H. Pearce, W. J. Horsey, E. Knobbs, T. Hale, D. Thursby. R. Risk, J. Evans, F. Chivers. G. Morley, F. J. Cload, F. Collins, W. Gethin, kc. Under the management of the following committee the affair passed off very successfully :—Messrs F. Higgs (secretary). E. Holmes, T. Price, G. Williams, and C. Buckland. The programme was successfully taken part in by Messrs F. Collins. J. Evans. Barry String Band, W. Parry, W. C. Watkins. John Thomas, Lyles. F Chi vers, R?es Thackwell. G. Morley, A. J. Rees, F. J. Cload. C. Lewis, Captain Saunders, W. Walters. W. Green. E. Knobbs, &c. Mr A. J. Rees was the accompanist. At the close a hearty vote of thanks was passed to those taking part in the I programme and the chairman. DINAS POWIS. I ENTERTAINMENT. — A most enjoyable magic lantern entertainment was given at the National Schoolroom, Dinas Powis, on Thursday evening, the 15th instant, the views, which were of an excellent and instructive description, being manipulated by Major-General Lee, R E., J.P.. and the crowded audience were highly delighted with the programme, the portrait of the esteemed I general himself being received with enthusiastic applause. DEATH OF MR. AND MRS. EDMUNDS. — We exceedingly regret to announce the death of Mr David Edmunds and Mrs Ellen Edmunds, husband and wife, of Brookland House, Dinas Powis, which took place in the former instance on Wednesday last, at the age of 70, and in the latter instance on Tuesday, at the age of 57. Both Mr and Mrs Edmunds were well-known throughout the dis- trict, and held in the highest esteem. The funeral, which will be a private one, 'will take place, it is probable, on Saturday. NEWBRIDGE. LITERARY AND MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT.—An entertainment was given by Mr Powell Thomas, of the Royal Albert Hall and Crystal Palace Concerts, London, the king of entertainers, in con- nection with the Sunday school of Beulah Chapel, on Saturday evening last. Several songs, poetic and literary sketches, etc., were given by Mr Thomas to a large audience, and were thoroughly enjoyed. PENARTH. BAPTIST FOREIGN MISSIONS.—The annual meeting of the Penarth auxiliary of the Baptist Foreign Missions was held at Plassey-street Baptist Chapel on Monday evening last, under the pre- sidency of Mr. J. H. Jotham, C.C. The attendance was large, those present including, the Revs. J. Wright Hay, of Dacca (from the parent society), W. G. Davies. I. 0 Stalberg, J. J. Knight, J. Saunders, M.A. and others. After the Thairman had made some introductory remarks, the Revs. W. G. Davies and I. O. Stalberg read their annual reports, which were encouoaging. The Rev. J. Wright Hay's address, with his experiences in the Cameroons and India, was listened to with marked interest and attention. MARRIAGE OF MISS CLARKE.—The marriage took place at St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, on Tuesday morning last, of Miss Helena Clarke. second daughter of Mr Bernard Staples Clarke, of of the Windsor Hotel, Penaith. and Mr Frank Percival, of Cardiff, the rector, the Rev W. Sweet- Escott, being the officiating minister. The bride was given away by her father, and Mr C. Hyde was the best man. The wedding presents were numerous. After the ceremony the wedding party partook of breakfast at the residence of the bride's father, and the health of the happy couple was heartily drank. CARDIFF. CALL AT THE OLD DOLPHIN, Church-street, Cardiff, for Soup, Hot or Cold Luncheons, Wines, &c., of the best quality. PENMARK. MARRIAGE OF CONSTABLE HEADEN. — On Tuesday last the marriage took place of Police- constable Henry Headen, of Penmark, late of Cogan, to Miss Lucy Clements, daughter of Mr J. Clements, berthing master. Penarth Dock, the ceremony being performed at St. Augustine's Church, Penarth, by the Rev Mr Brown, of the Seamen's Mission. The bride was given away by her father, and was attended by her sisters, Police-constable Evans, late of Dinas Powis. being' best man. The wedding breakfast was partaken of at the residence of the bride's parents. WENVOE. Miss GERTRUDE JENNER. writing to us on Wednesday, says :—" In consequence of various communications I have made relative to the Wattla Road, recently constructed on the Wenvoe Castle Estate, opposite the Wenvoe School, the district auditor has kindly given me notice that he will take the case on Wednesday next, at the Cardiff Union Workhouse, at eleven o'clock."

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