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UNITARIAN CllAPEL.

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MARKET-SQUARE Un.UEL.

CYMRf FYDD LEAGUE.

I.O.G.T.

THE EXCELSIOR DEBATING SOCIETy.

SUNDAY NIGHT MISSION SERVKK.

MARRIAGE

WESLEYAN Hom: MISSION

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SHOOTING CLUIJ.

DOWLAW EISTEDDFOD.

THEATRICAL.

EXCKLSIOK MIKSTKELH.

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SUNDAY SACRED CONCERT.

j COLLIEP.;;" SICK AND DISABLEMENT…

EBENEZER.

THE Soys or TEMPERANCE.

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NOTES HEN LANC." I hear that these notes are saddled on a well-known minister, who is naturally grieved at the imputation. No, the said minister in still a youug man, and deserves not to be called Hen Lane." Be it known to all concerned that Hen Lane is solely respon- sible for the notes. Last week, in a publie-hor.se, not 100 miles from our village smithy, a meeting was held, if I am rightly informed, in which the agenda was to discuss the advisability or otherwise of startiug a Con-ervative Clul) at Cefn, or, as I take it of inaugurating a legalized .shebeen. What was the upshot of the dis- cussion I wot not, but I would earnestly appeal to the leading Conservatives hereto and ponder well ere they take this final step in the moral and social down-grade of my fellow-citizens. Knowing full well the M retched condition of scores of families which have been reduced to the utmost poverty through the craving for drink, I urge upon these people to de--ist from their foolisit course, and forbear adding to the misery and squalor of many a home, if dirty hovels can be called as such. Fireless hearths at this hard season, starving and ill-clad children, and broken- hearted mothers appeal to you to pause, and the future of our youug people-the fathers and mothers of Cefu Fydd, calls upon you to stop ere you swell the already t>j.j largo a number of pub's." by another drinking deu. Then let 11; consider the aituation a little. What ha.t- the brewers and publicans of Cefn done for ths moral elevation of the n«i= 'es ? In the public life of '.Mir hamlet, say 15 or o9 years, an election was a friendly contwit nay, it was a. function of the mo t solemn lelio'ious character, iu which people oted for men of sterling worth and iutegiity, irrespective of [ bigoted zeal for dogma*. How is ifc now ? When the drink party brought out their representatives, the whole tone of the elections was at once changed. For weeks before and after the day on which au election was to be contested, the chronic inebriates from far and near were seen reeling from street to street, or congregating in fields and alleys, for the purpose of drowning tne cankering troubles of the world in the 4, gallon casks respectable citizens, thecnlm tenor of I wnose way nothing could ruffle on ordinary occasions, were seen patrolling the streets in a state of unstable equilibrium, shouting, shooting, kicking doors of peace-loving people's nouses, and making the air rend with oaths and curses too abominable to write on with oaths and curses too abominable to write on paper. If proofs were required of the accuracy of my state- ments, lot those friends who met together last week call to mind the elections of the last few years, which will afford clear proofs, what Had defection in principle is being brought about through the undue and unholy influenoe of the beer barrel. Bonaparte said he found vices good patriots. He got five millions from the love of brandy, and he should be glad to know which of the virtues would pay him so much. Mr. Richards' presentation meeting passed off to the satisfaction of air concerned. What strikes me as the most interesting feature of the meeting was the prominent part taken in it by the Nonconformists. I claim so bo tolerably free trom the spirit of intoler- ance, but after giving Mr. Richards full credit for the good work he did at Cefn, I think I am right in spying that in all be did he was first and foremost a church- man. On educational matters PO much spoken of at the meeting, Mr. Richards invariably upheld the claims of his church. Was it not, therefore, a. little inconsistent in Nonconformists, ay, deacons in Non- conformist chapels, playing the part of hero-wor- shippers to a man who seldom liau a kind word to, ana little practical sympathy with. Nonconformists by showing himself at their meeting, or their places of worship? A man of great catholicity of spirit is respected by all, and his departure is deplored by all, but such ate not an every-day growth. Cefn lsaf is a fine field for rearing pigs, and rar« bargains in bacon are to be had there. The mau who bought the litter last week is a case in point, but where can he keep them without detriment to the health of the inhabitants surpasses my compre- hension. Mr. Dan Thomas, of Merthyr, mentions a horse up here that eats its head. I know of a horse that does not go quite so far as that, but is satisfied with eating the manger, for lack of anything better. The vigi- lance of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals does not include Cefn within its range. .1

TEMPERANCE MEETING.

COMPETITIVE MEETING.

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WEDDING GUT TO MRS. D. MAKDY…

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MEUTHYR V. PoNTvruiDi).

ABEBCANAID V. MERTHYR VAl.K.

NELSON JCNIORSV. TKEHABKIS.

[ EBnw VALt; V. PONTYMOILE.

I THE NEW UNION.

PLAIN POLITICS.

MERTHYR STARVING POOR.

MADOC AND AMERICA.¡ 2

CYCLING TRACK FOR ABERDARE.'

LIBERALISM THE EXEMY OF THE…

MERTHYR NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS'…

. FIRE AT TREHARRIS.

THE LOCAL VETO BILL.

THE CHRONICLES OF DOWLAIS.

. A DOWLAIS THIEF.

THEATRE ROYAL, CARDIFF.

PERMITTING DRUNKEN NESS.

ENFRANCHISEMENT OF LEASEHOLDS…

A CHARITY FOOTBALL MATCH.

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PABICJH CHURCH.

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