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I LOCAL & DISTRICT NEWS CADOXTON-BARRY. t WINDING up PitocEEDINGS.—Barry Dock ffcinitary Steam Laundry Company, (Limited), Guys-road, Cadoxton first meeting of creditors and contributaries June 12. at eleven a.m. and 11.30 respectively, at the Official Receiver's, Cardiff. INSPECTION OF NEW LODGE BANNER.—The banner committee of the Cadoxton Royal Lodge A.B.F. "Society will meet to inspect their new banner, jusb to hand, on Saturday next, at six o'clock p.m. The banner will be on view at the lodge-room, Royal Hotel, from 6 30, to all ( -members pnd any persons interested in the same. ALLEGED THEFT BY A WOMAN. — Before the Barry Docks magistrates (Mr O. H. Jones, < General Lee, and Mr Philip Morel) yesterday {Thursday) afternoon, Elizabeth White was charged with stealing an apron, value fourpence, the property of Ann Robinson, wife of Amos Robinson, 16, Holmes-street, Cadoxton, on the 25th ultimo.—Prosecutrix said defendant and her hwsband had been lodging with her for some time, and on Friday last she left and took the apron.— I'olice-constable Thornburn said defendant was wearing the apron when be arrested her.—De- fendant stated she was given the apron, and pro- duced evidence to prove her statement. --Case dismissed. BARRY DOCK. ST. HELEN'S ROMAN CATHOLIC S< [IOOL.—The annual tea will be held at St. Helen's Roman Catholic School, Court-road, Barry Dock, on Wednesday afternoon next. T. G. TIBRETÙ; TEA TRADE still increases. It is his special study to please and give best value possible. Try the same priced Tea that you are in the habit of buying elsewhere, and judge for jourself. Note the Address :-T. G-. TIBBETTS, The Grocer, Ceylon House. Holton-road, Barry Dock. THE COAL TRIMMERS' ASSOCIATION.—Mr W. Tame, secretary of the Barry Dock branch of the Cardiff, Penartb, and Barry Coal Trimmers' Association, desires to announce that the branch meetings will in future be held fortnightly, instead of monthly, at the usual place, commencing on Saturday next, June 2. SCIENCE AND ART EXAMINATIONS.—The annual series of science and art examinations in the Barry district were concluded on Friday evening last at Holton-road Schools, nearly a hundred students being examined in the various subject taught daring the session. The secretarial duties in con- nection with the examinations were efficiently pet-formed by Mr E. F. Blackmore. THE Rwu: CHRISTIANS.—The Sunday school anniversary was held on Sunday last at the Bible Christian Chapel, Barry Dock, when the Rev Dr Keen, of Cardiff, preached special sermons, and delivered an address to the children in the after- ooon. On Wednesday afternoon there was a public tea at the schoolroom, followed in the evening by a meeting in the chapel. SMOKER AT THE BCFFALO INSTITUTE.—To- morrow (Saturday) evening a smoking concert will be held at the R.A.O.B. Institute, Thompson- ptreet, the proceeds to be devoted for the benefit -of Brother Arthur Guy, who has been in ill- health for some time. Bro. Orton and family will appear and take part in the programme. The tickets are only sixpence each, and a crowded -Toom is anticipated. OPENING or TABERNACLE WELSII INDEPENDENT CHAPEL.—The opening services in connection with Tabernacle New Welsh Independent Chapel, Holton-road, Barry Dock, will be held on Sunday Hrid Monday next, when the preachers will be the He vs. D. G. Williams, Ferndale, and J. B. Jones, B.A., Brecon. On Monday afternoon at three o'clock the ceremony of laying the memorial stones will take place by Mr R. Duncan, The iiufctrills, and Mr George Thomas, F.S.I., Cardiff. THE INDEPENDENT WORKMKN'S CLUB AND INSTITUTE. — In connection with the above uistitution, situate in Kolton-road, Barry Dock, a benefit fund has been established, to be main- taiat;d by the small weekly contributions of the members, the object of which is to assist in sick- ness and death, and where the committee consider it necessary the allowance will be augmented by an additional subscription. Previous to this idea w?verai grants were made, in one case as much as £4 16s, co assise distressed members and widows. UNITED CHCR- H WORK.—A meeting of repre- eentatives of the Calvinistic Methodist Churches of the Barry district was held on Thursday evening, the 24th inst., at Jerusalem Chapel, fiarrv Dock, for the purpose of making arrange- ments with a view of securing a system of unity amongst the different places of worship of the connexion in the district. The proceedings were of a satisfactory nature throughout, and it is «nder*tood that one of the results of the meeting will be the holding of an united two-monthly gathering. A NEW CHORAL UNION.—It is the intention of some of the members of the old Cadoxton Choral Union to form a choir for competition at the eisteddfod to be held at Llantwit Major on August Bank Holiday. The choir will be under the con- duetorship of Mr W. Howe, and the first practice will be held at Newland-street C.M. Chapel, Barry Dock, on Tuesday evening next, at eight o'clock, when it is hoped a good number will assemble. The test piece is Then round about Lhe starry throne" (Handel), and the number required for the competition is not to be less than forty. The choir will be representative of the whole district. Musical friends from Barry, iJarry Dock, and Cadoxton are cordially invited iso join. EAST BARRY. BETHEL ENGLISH BAPTIST CHAPEL. HARBOCR- COAD.—June 3rd—Student. June 10th—Rev. W. E. Robinson, Cwmbran. June 17th—Rev Rowe Evans, Neath. June 24th—Rev W. B. Jones, Ynysybwl. The above ministers will (D. v.) supply the pulpit during June. Services at 11 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. All seats free. A hearty welcome to alL DINAS POWIS. THE FLOWER Snow.-At a meeting of the committee of the Dinas Powis Flower Show, held on Tuesday evening last, it was unanimously resolved that the proprietors of Harry's Restaurant, Barry Dock, be privileged to cater for the refreshment of the public on the above occa- sion. THE FORTHCOMING ODDFELLOWS' ANNIVERSARY DINNKK.—At Penarth Police Court on Monday last-hefore Mr J. Duncan and Mr P. Morel-an hour's extension of license was granted to Mr William Barnett, landlord of the Cross Keys Inn, Dinas Powis, on the occasion of the annual dinner of the Dinas Powis Castle Lodge of OddfeUows on Monday, the 11th instant. PENARTH. TRINITY WESLEYAN CHAPEL.—The customary anniversary services were held at Trinity Wes- leyan Chapel, Penarth, on Sunday last, when special sermons were preached to numerous congregations, and collections were made in aid of the chapel fund. A BATCH OF DRUNKS.—The Penarth magistrates on Monday last fined George Tonkin, a seaman, 58, or seven days, for being drunk and disorderly at Penarth Henry Hoskins 2s 6d for the same offence a warrant being ordered to be issued for the arrest of Annie Mackay on a similar charge. SPECIAL BENEFIT LODGE.—A special meeting in connection with the Tiedegar Lodge, R.A.O.B., was held at the Plymouth Hotel, Penarth, on Monday evening last, for the benefit of the widow <md family of eleven children of the late Bro. Edwards, of Pontypool. Primo Authers, D.G.P., presided, and was supported by three knights of of the order of merit, those present including Primo W. Liles, of Barry Dock. A very enjoy- able evening was spent, and a substantial sum was realised in aid of the good purpose in riew. Primo Draper, the worthy host, attended efficiently to the wants of the brethren during the evening. ALLEGED THEFT BY A SAILOR.—On Wednesday Jait. at the offices of the cluk to the Psuarth magistrates, High-street, Cardiff, (before Mr S. Batchelor) John Jones, a labourer, was charged with stealing a sealskin jacket, vaiue 30s, the property of Mr T. E. Beaumash, pawnbroker, Penarth.-The jacket, which had been exposed in the doorway, was missed by Walter John Crouch, an assistant in the employ of Mr Beaumash, on Saturday evening. Information was given to the police, and from inquiries instituted by the police- constable who had charge of the case, it was I found that Rose Price, who resides near the shop, saw Jones walk down the street with the jacket in his possession.—The prisoner was remanded until Monday at Penarth Police Court. COMPETITION AND POLO MATCH AT THE BATHS. -On Wednesday and Thursday last there was held at the Penarth Public Baths an aquatic entertain- ment. great interest being centred in a local handicap for a prize offered by Miss Beckwith, who has been giving an exhibition in the natatorial art. The handicap, of four lengths, was contested in four heats, which resulted in Messrs R. H. Allcock (Saltmead, Cardiff), J. Williams (Penarth), H. Hayes (Penarth), and P. Jone3 (Swansea) win- ning their respective heats. In the final there was a dead heat between Allcock and Hayes, which finally resulted in H. Hayes winning the silver medal. Considerable excitement was manifested in the polo match between the Newport Swimming Club. The teams lined out as follows :—Mr G. M. Grant (captain) goal. G. Hewms backs, D. Rees, Lloyd, and Freeguard forwards, Waterfield, Grant, and Evans. Mr Lane (captain) goal, G. Heybyrne backs. Dickson, Knight, and Johnson forwards, Lane. Brickley, and Williams. Final score :—Lane's team, one goal: Grant's team. two goals. Brickley retired in the second half through cramp. The entertainments were thoroughly enjoyed and interesting throughout, and were well patronised, praise being due to Mr J. Owen for arranging the amateur handicap and carrying through the same. SWIMMING- FETES AT THE BATHS.—A fillip to the natatorial art has doubtless been given by the visit of Miss Beckwith, Little Ethel, Professor Jefferson, and others to the Penarth Public Baths last week. The novel entertainment concluded on Saturday night last. The place was again illuminated with the electric light (gratuitously supplied by Messrs Clay Bros., Cardiff). and was crowded to witness the local swimming contest. The nrst race j was a four lengths one between Police-constable H. Thompson and Professor Jefferson, resulting in the first-named winning, amid considerable excitement, especially in the force." Mr Cory, the baths caretaker's youngest son, just in his teens, make a dead heat in the one length race with Mr C. Harris (a professional). A two lengths' handicap for purely local swimmers under the A.S.A. rules, for three silver medals, presented by Miss Beckwith resulted in a A. Windsor, Sketch, and Nevill Thomas winning in the order mentioned. The Newport Swimming Club again assisted by giving a most laughable sketch. A meed of praise is due to Mr W. Taylor. who carried out the whole arrangements in an eminently creditable manner. CARDIFF. CALL AT THE OLD DOLPHIN, Church-street, Cardiff, for Soup, Hot or Cold Luncheons, Wines, &c., of the best quality. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.—Our readers are informed that George J. Edwards, of Penarth, has never held any connection whatever with the joint papers, Barry Dock New*, South Wales St tiv. or Penarth Star and Coga It Newv.—ED. PENMARK. CONCERT.—A grand concert was held at Pen- mark Calvinistic Methodist Chapel on Wednesday week last, under the. able conductorship of Mr Edwards. Great praise is due to all who took part in the successful entertainment. Councillor Noah Rees, Cardiff, was the chairman and Miss Baker Price and Miss L. Edwards were the accom- panists. The following was the programme Glee, Away to the meadows, away," the Choir song, The three sailor boys," Mr Tom Evans song, They all love Jack," Mr Hopkins song, The Irish piper," Miss Elizabeth Hopkins; song, "II Bacio," Miss Gertrude Drinkwater, R.W.L.C. recitation, Mr T. J. Yorwertb song, "The sailor's grave," Mr James; song, "She wandered down the meadow," Miss Edwards; trio, Cold, cold the March winds be," Misse" Hopkins song, The dairy maid," Miss S. A. Hopkins; violin solo, "Maritana," Miss Drink- water glee, "Dwr y ffynon fechan," Choir; song, "Ashore," Miss Alice Hopkins song,"The little hero," Mr Tom Evans; song, "When the heart is young," Miss Drinkwater; song and chorus, "Dear old Wales," Mr James; song, "Dearie," Miss Edwards; recitation, "The curfew bell," Mr T. J. Yorwerth; song, "Good company," Mr Hopkins song, Once," Miss Drinkwater; foong, "The young brigade," Mr Lewis song, For all eternity," Miss Edwards finale, God save the Queen." COWBRIDGE. WEDDING.—On Monday last, at St. Mary's Church, Cowbridge, the marriage took place of the Rev. S. Rees, Cwmavon, and Miss Harding, eldest daughter of the late Mr W. Harding. Town Mills. i The Revs. D. Bankes Williams and T. C. Davies officiated. The bride was given away by her step- father, Mr W. D. Alexander, borough surveyor. The bridesmaids were the Misses Daisy and May i Thomas. Miss Edith Harding (sister), and Miss Lottie Alexander, and were all attired in fawn dresses and straw hats, trimmed with pink roses and lace, and carried bouquets, the gifts of the bridegroom. A large number of the friends attended at the church. After the ceremony all adjourned to the residence of the bride's parents, where luncheon was pro- vided, the happy couple leaving by the three p.m. I train for London, where the honeymoon is to be spent. The bride was attired in French grey, trimmed with steel passementerie and bonnet to match. ST. GEORGE'S-SUPER-ELY. PRESENTATION TO THE NEW VICAR.-The Rev. R. E. Rowlands, who has just been appointed to the j living of St. George's-super-Ely. was on Thursday last, presented at Pontypridd with a purse con- taining JS40 in gold. by the Churchpeople of the town a marble clock and statuettes, by the Sunday School of St. Matthew's and a breakfast service, by the choir of the same church. The rev. gentleman ¡ having been a curate of Pontypridd for six years, and was latterly attached to the mission church of St. Matthew's, Coedpenmawr. His departure from the town, where he was exceedingly popular, is keenly regretted by all classes. The presentation was made on behalf of the subscribers by Mrs I Williams, the Vicarage, at a tea and entertainment held on Thursday in the Parish Room, under the presidency of the vicar. ST. FAGAN'S. ENTERTAINMENT.—An entertainment, of a successful nature was given this week, in the Banqueting-hall at St. Fagan's, which had been kindly lent for the occassion by Mr R. Forrest. The entertainment, which in the form of a concert, was arranged by the members of the Lady Harriet Clive Lodge of the Foresters, with the laudable object of relieving the elder members of the expenses of the anniversary. As is usual with this ) form of entertainment, there was a chairman, the position being occupied by the Rev. W. David. I There was a very good attendance, and a number of friends from Cardiff assisted in filling the programme, which was of a most entertaining I character.

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