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LOCAL & DISTRICT NEWS | CADOXTON-BARRY. MR W. SAUNDERS, 25, TREHARNE-EOAD.—Your letter to hand, but held over till next week through want of space.—ED. !'■ NEW BUTCHER'S SHOP.—Mr George Wood has just opened business as fanaily butcher at the Meat Market, -No. 11. Barry-road, in this town, where he always ha3 in stock a prime collection of butcher' meat of every description. FIRE BRIGADE COMMITTSE.—A meeting of the above committee was convened for Thursday evening, the 7th instant, at the Local Board offices, Cadoxton, when Mr W. Thomas (Cadoxton) was the only member who put in an appearance, and no business, therefore, could be transacted. FORTHCOMING WELSH METHODIST ANNIVERSARY SERVICES.—The anniversary services of Sion Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church, Cadoxton, will be held on Saturday evening, Sunday, and Monday Amext, when the Revs J E. Davies, M.A., London, and J. Puleston Jones, M.A., Bangor (nephew of Sir John Puleston, Bart.), will preach, and col- lections will be made at each service towards the building fund. ENGLISH BAPTIST ANNIVERSARY SERVICES.—At the Market Hall, Cadoxton, anniversary services will be held on Sunday next in connection with Mount Pleasant English Baptist Church. The services will be held in the morning at 11 after- -noon, 2.30; and evening, 6.30, and will be con- ducted by Mr E. Fennell, of Newport. In the afternoon the Rev T. Pandy John, Barry Docks, will also deliver an address. Musical selections will be rendered by the choir and friends, and collections will be made in aid of the chapel building fund. WELSH BAPTISTS' TEA AND ENTERTAINMENT.— A public tea and entertainment was held on Wednesday last in aid of the building fund of Philadelphia Welsh Baptist Chapel, Cadoxton- Barry. The tea was held at the vestry of Sion Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, which had been kindly lent for the occasion. A large num- ber sat down to tea, the tables being presided over by Mrs Walters, Miss Griffiths, Mrs and Miss Jones, Miss Rees, Mrs James, Mrs Lewis, Miss Lewis, Miss S. Thomas, Mrs Spickett, Mrs Beynon, Mrs Evans, Mrs Robertson, Messrs J. Humphries, D. Evans, James James, etc. Every- thing in connection with the tea was kindly supplied gratuitously by members of the church. In the evening a grand miscellaneous concert was given at Mount Pleasant English Baptist Chapel, tad was presided over by the Rev T. Pandy John, Barry Docks. The following programme was capi- tally gone through :—Pianoforte solo, Tarantelle Chromatique," Master Algy Llewelyn song, Another day," Miss Eliza. Davies; recitation, Master P. H. Walters; song, The Inchcape bell," Mr Tom Price pianoforte duet, Home, sweet home," Misses Nellie and Mary Lewis; song, "Anita," Mr T. J. Jones; duet (encored), "Solfa," Miss Eliza Davies and Mr Tom Price; duet, Y ddau wladgarwr," Messrs T. Walters and T. B. Thomas chorus, "Storm the fort of sin," the Choir pianoforte duet, Miss S. B. Thomas and L. Evans song, "Peidiwich gofyn i mi ganu," Mr T. J. Jones song, "Merry maiden," Miss Eliza Davies; song, Breuddwyd y morwr bach," Mr Tom Price; duet, Love and war," Messrs T. J. Jones and Tom Price; song, 44 Clychau Aterdyfi," Miss P. Griffiths; anthem, "O! deuwch i'r dyfroedd," Choir. A recitative competition, "Maerhywbethyn well ua dim," also took place, in which four com- peted, and the prize was awarded to Miss Lizzie Ann James. For the best recitation, "Araeth Neh-cn," two competed, winner Mr T. B. Thomas. To the one who would recite best Dinystr Demi Jerusalem," six competed, and the prize was divided between Messrs T. B. Thomas and J. Lewi*. Six also took -part in the impromptu speech competition, subject Light," AmI Mr J. Lewis was awarded the priz,?. The Rev W. JVilliams made an efficient adjudicator Miss S. B. Thomas and Master Algy Llewellyn accompanied at the piano and Mr D. M. John was an energetic hon. secretary, and his arrangements were carried Gut to entire satisfac- tion. The usual votes of thanks were accorded at the close, and the meeting terminated with the singing of-i Hen Wlad fy Nhadan." BARRY DOCKS. THE WELSH CHURCH.—Mr J. A. Howell, B.A., of Sc. Michael's College, Aberdare, will preach at the Welsh Mission CLurch, Holton-road, both morning and evening on Sunday next. THE ENGLISH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.—The second of the opening services will be held at the Iron Chapel, Crossways-street (off Holton-road), OM Sunday next, when the Rev J. Harry, late of Hirwain, will be the preacher. All seats free. T. G. TIBBETT'S TEA TRADE still increases. It ia 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 yourself. Note the Address :-T. G. TIBBETTS, The Grocer, Ceylon House, Holton-road, Barry Docks. 41 THE QUEEN OF THE SEASONS. "—The members of the juvenile branch of the Church of England Temperance Society, Barry Docks, will give a grand performance of the cantata, The Queen of the Seasons," at the Public Hall, Thompson- street, on Wednesday evening next, Miss A. Davies being the accompanist, and Mr E. Lloyd, Cadoxton, will preside. The performance bids ftkir to be a highly attractive one. NEW JEWELLERY rlSTAPLISIIIIENT. Mr F. J. GREENER, Jeweller, &c., Vere-street, Cadoxton, is about Opening his New Establishment, No. 118, Holton-road, Barry Docks, with a Magnificent Collection of JEWELLERY of every description, fine collection of CLOCKS, WATCHES, &c., &c. REPAIRS neatly and promptly executed on the premises. ALLEGED BCRCJLARY.—On Monday morning last it was found that the Temperance Hotel con- ducted by Mrs James at the corner of Holton- road and Morel-street, Barry Docks, had been burglariously visited during the previous night, and a sum of money amounting to about £8 was stolen. The police are pursuing inquiries in the matter. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES WITH THE ENGLISH BAPTISTS.—The English Baptist Church, Holton- read, Barry Docks, held their second anniversary services on Sunday last, when the Rev D. M. Prvse, of Riverside, Cardiff, preached effectively to numerous congregations, and was listened to with deep earnestness. Collections were made in aid of the church funds. BURGLARY.-One evening last week a burglary was committed in the house of a coal-trimmer in Fryatt-street, Barry Docks, when a sum of money amounting to about £4 was abstracted, and the unwelcome visitor was preparing to make off with a bundle of clothing, when he was disturbed, and the fellow decamped. The police arrested a man eu suspicion down at the docks. ACCIDENT TO A CYCLIST.-On Wednesday even- ing last. a serious accident occurred to a cyclist, named Stokes, in the employ of Messrs Howell and Co., drapers, Cardiff, whilst riding between Upper and Lower Machen, being accidently dashed against a stone wall, having lost control -of his bicycle, his head being fearfully injured. Stokes was formerly in the employ of Mr G. Attfield, draper. Main-street. Cadoxton. ANOTHER BUFFALO BENEFIT SMOKER To- MORROW EVENING.—For the benefit of an invalid brother, Primo T. Heavers, who met with an accident more than six weeks ago, a concert will be given at the R.A.O.B. Institute, Thompson- street, to-morrow (Saturday) evening, when Bro Alf. Orton and family will again appear, and several other popular artistes have kindly pro- mised to take part. SAD DISCOVERY ON THE DOCK-SIDE.—On Monday evening last a woman whose mind was completely deranged was found by Dock-constable 4;W Franks lying in an empty coal wagon at fiatry Docks. The poor creature was taken to the Barry Police-station, and on Tuesday was conveyed to the Cardiff Union Workhouse by Mr D. Edwards, relieving officer. The young Woman, it was sub- sequently found, was Lydia Jenkins, aged 24, .Aeionging to Llanmaes. near Llantwit-Major. THE BARRY DOCK DRAPERS' HOLIDAY OUTING. -The staff in the employ of Messrs Parry Bros, the Barry Dock Drapers, Holton-road, with their friends, in all to the number of about seventy-five, spent a most enjoyable outing on Wednesday afternoon last at Llant^rit-Major, the journey to-and-fro being very pleasantly covered in four well appointed conveyances sup- plied by Messrs John Jones and Co., of Holton- road. The weather on the occasion was delight- ful, and Llantwit Major being reached about four o'clock, the company after a brief interval sat down to a substantial meat tea at the Cross Keys Inn, supplied in an efficient manner by Mrs Jones, the hostess, who, with her staff, did everything in her potver to render the entertainment of the company thoroughly enjoy- able. The visitors afterwards inspected the different places of interest in the ancient town and neighbourhood, including the historic ruins connected with the parish church. The beach was also a centre of attraction, some time being spent in a stroll along the sands, a leisure view of the ad- jacent heights, and indulging in games upon the green. Returning to the Cross Keys about eight o'clock, refreshments were again partaken of, and on the motion of Mr E. Jones, seconded by Mr Jones-Daviea, and supported by Mr J. R. Llewellyn (Barry Dock yewx), a vote of thanks was accorded Messrs Parry Bros., reference being made to the good feeling between employers and employed which gatherings such as this engendered. The vote having been greeted with musical honours, Mr T. Parry suitably acknowledged the kind ex- pressions of the company. The secretary. Mr D. H. Eyans, was also heartily thanked for his valu- able efforts to make the gathering a success. Shortly before nine the return drive was entered upon, and home was reached about eleven o'clock, all feeling delighted with the most enjoyable out- ing which had been spent. OPENING OF A NEW CurECH.—Some three mouths ago Alderman J. C. Meggitt and Captain F. Murrell. representing the English Congrega- tional Church at Barry, purchased from the Welsh Independents the iron structure in Crossways-street, which had been used by them pending the erection of their permanent building in Holton-road. When the iron church was formally handed over towards the end of last month, no time was lost by the joint committee in renovating and furnishing it afresh, and on Sunday last it was opened as an English Congregational Church. When the service commenced on Sunday morning, there was a good congregation present, and the place looked cosy and comfortable: The pulpit, communion table, and organ were decorated with beautiful flowers. The choir, under the leadership of Mr Sandey, led the congregation, in the musical part of the service with much vigour and precision. The preacher was the Rev D. Henry Rees, of Barry, who. taking as his text first Cor. iii., 16, said that man was beyond question a religious being, and in the religious history of the race the temple had ever occupied a prominent place. Limiting himself to Theism, and Theism as found in the Bible. Mr Rees said a temple, in its simplest form, involved two ideas — a place where God manifested Himself to man, and man dedicated himself to God. He urged his congregation to dedicate the human temple to God. There were various powers in man—thought, emotion, and action-these must be all consecrated. There was a religion of the head, of the heart, and of the hand. If man would become a true temple of God, these three must be beautifully blended into one, until, like the primary colours of the rainbow, they issued in the pure white light of Christian life.-In the afternoon the claims of the Sunday School upon the sympathy of pareats were set forth, and the announcement was made that a school would be opened there next Sunday afternoon.—In the evening the church was well filled. The musical part of the service was very bright and attractive. and an impressive sermon was again preached by the Rev D. Henry Rees.-On Monday a public tea and public meeting were held. The weather turned out very unfavourable still there was a large attendance at the tea. Alderman Meggitt presided over the public meeting, and brief stirring addresses were delivered by the Revs D. H. Rees and Graham Payu (Wesleyan), Capt. F. Murrell, Messrs J. O. Davies, H. R. Paul, J. Hayes, S. A. Williams, J, Gale, and others. The new church has had an excellent start, and its future is full of promise, EAST BARRY. BARRY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH (ENGLISH). -On Sunday next, the Rev D. Henry Rees, minister, will officiate. Services—Morning at 11 evening at 6.30.— Advt. BETHEL ENGLISH BAPTIST CHAPEL, HARBOUR- ROAD.—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. THE AMBULANCE BRIGADE.—A meeting of the Barry District Ambulance Corp was held on Saturday evening-last at the Board Schools, Barry, when a large number of members attended for practice, and several certificate holders joined. AnOtner meeting or line origacte win oe neia to-morrow (Saturday) evening at 7.30, when it is hoped all male certificate holders will become members of the corp. WFLSH METHODIST ANNIVERSARY SERVICES.— The anniversary servict s of Penuel Welsh Methodist Chapel. Barry. were held on Sunday and Monday last. The Rev John Williams, Brvnsiencyn W. Jones (Goleufryn). Caergybi; and T. J.Thomas, Gyfeillon, Pontypridd, were the preachers, and powerful and eloquent sermons were delivered to large congregations. Collections were made in aid of the building fund. THE REV J. PULESTON JONES, M.A., the eminent blind preacher, who is announced to preach at the anniversary services of the Presby- terian Church, Barry, on Sunday next, is a native of Bala. Though totally blind from infancy, he ranks among the first scholars and thinkers Gf the day. His educational training commenced at the Theological College, Bala, whence he proceeded to Oxford, where, at the end of three years, he graduated with first-class honours in theology. He is a nephew of Sir John Puleston, late M.P. for Devonport. MINISTERIAL CALL.—The members of the English Baptist church worshipping at Bethel Chapel, Barry, have given a unanimous call to become their first pastor to Mr J. H. Horn, of the Baptist College, Cardiff, and we are informed that gentleman has accepted the same, and will enter upon his ministerial duties early in July. Mr Horn, we understand. is a student held in high esteem by his principal, the presidept of the college. and by his fellow-students therefore, there is reason to anticipate that his coming to Barry will. under Divine guidance and blessing, be calculated to build up the church thereat, as well as tend to promote the best interests of Christ's Kingdom in the district. It may be added that this is not the fir3tcall given to Mr Horn, having received several invitations from responsible churches to become their minister. We wish pastor and flock every blessing at Bethel Church. CANTATA PERFORMANCE.—A grand sacred canta;a performance, entitled" David, the Shepherd Boy" (by G. F. Root), was given by the choir of Salem Welsh Baptist Chapel, Barry Docks, on Saturday evening last, at the Market Hall, Barry, in aid of the building fund of Salem Chapel. The chair was occupied by Or W. Lloyd Edwards, and amongst those present were the Rev G. Llechidon Williams and Mrs Williams, Mr and Mrs T. M. Williams, Mr and Mrs J. D. Jenkins, Messrs W. Harris, H. Rees. J. Lewis, D. Williams, &c. The different parts in the cantata were ably sustained as follows — David," Mr William Jones Abigail," Mrs J. Petty Michael," Miss E. Jenkins "Saul," Mr J. Collier; "Samuel," Mr D. Farr "Jesse." Mr Silverthorne Jonathan," Mr J. Hicks Elder." Mr T. Morris attendants, Mrs J. Williams and Miss Evans messenger, Mr Thomas Morgan. The choir, which numbered nearly fifty voices, was under the efficient con- ductorship of Mr J. Petty, Miss S. B. Thomas, Cert.R.A.M.. and Mr Rees Jones accompanying on the piano and organ respectively. The singing was exceedingly good, and the choruses especially were much appreciated, the whole reflecting great credit on the skill of Mr Petty. The usual votes of thanks were accorded at the close. DINAS POWIS. THE REV. AND MRS. USHER.—Among the hand- some presents received by the Rev and Mrs Usher were the following in addition to those published in our columns last week :—Large brown far rug, presented by Messrs Parry Bros., Barry Docks; pair of patent leather shoes, by Mr L. Molineux, Barry Docks salad bowl, from the Bishop of Salisbury and Mrs Wordsworth and olive wood inkstand, from Mr Hooson, Dinas Powis. THE PUBLIC DRAINAGE SCHEME.—At a meet- ing of the Cardiff Rural Sanitary Authority on Wednesday last, Mr O. H. Jones, J.P., in the chair, some discussion took place with reference to the drainage of St. Andrew's by the Barry and Cadox- ton Local Board, who had failed to come to terms with the authority on the subject, and it was decided to instruct the clerk to write the Barry Local Board for a definite answer, also to ascertain the opinion of the ratepayers, through the over- seers, on the subject. THE NATIONAL SCHOOLS.—On Thursday after- noon last Miss Lee, the Mount, presented prizes to 1160 children at the Dinas Powis National School for regular attendance, etc., during the past year, the awards being obtained out of the proceeds of the late school concert. The Rev Canon Edwards presided, and suitable addresses were delivered by the Chairman, General Lee, &c., all speaking in the highest terms of the excellent teaching capacities of Mr J. B. Mockford, the respected head-master; Mrs Lyons, assistant mistress and the members of their staff. The Misses Edwards, Mrs and Miss Alexander, and Mrs Isaac were amongst those present, and hearty cheers were given for the visitors and teachers. We are pleased to learn that the annual Government report in connection with the Dinas Powis School has just been received, show- ing that the school again reached excellent results, the inspector referring in high terms to the successful labours of Mr Mockford. It is to be hoped that the managers will take early steps to enlarge the school, the present accommodation being only for 180 children, whereas the average attendance is fully 230. CARDIFF. CALL AT THE OLD DOLPHIN, Church-street, Cardiff, for Soup, Hot or Cold Luncheons, Wines, &c., of the best quality. ST. FAGAN'S. THE SCHOOLS.—This school has been classed excellent in religious knowledge by the diocesan inspector, the Rev A. J. Holme-Russell, M.A. LORD AND LADY WINDSOR have arrived in town from Italy, accompanied by Lord Rowton. They have been on a driving tour through North Italy for several weeks past since they left Florence, where they were for some time the guests of Sir Augustus and Lady Paget. ABERTHUN. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES were held at Aberthun Calvinistic Methodist Chapel on Tuesday and Wednesday week last ,when the following ministers officiated :—The Revs. W. E. Prydderch, Goppa and R. Morgan, Williamstown, in Welsh and D. Evans, M.A., Whitchurch, in English. The chapel was crowed at each service, and the meetings were the most succeesful ever held. Miss Richards, Penlan, presided at the organ. PENMARK. RE-OPENING OF THE PARISH CHURCH.—By advertisement in another column it will be found that the re-opening for Divine service of the Parish Church of Penmark (after renovation of the interior) will be held on Wednesday next, when celebration of the holy communion will take place at eight a.m., followed by service and sermon, at 11.30, by the Lord Bishop of Llandaff litany and sermon by the vicar (Rev E. Morgan, B.A.) at 3.30 and service and sermon by the Rev Canon Edwards, M.A., rector of St. Andrew's, at 6.30. Collections will be made in aid of the restoration fund. There will be a public luncheon at 1.30 at the schoolroom, tickets 2s each and tea will be given at the same place at five o'clock. Clergy are requested to bring surplices. A brake will leave the Barry Railway Station for Penmark at 10 a.m., 12.30, and five p.m., fare one shillings to and fro, returning at three and eight p.m.



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