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MERTHYR. To PARTIES FURNISHING.—Messrs. J. G. Maddox and Son, auctioneers, will sell by public auction at the Auction Mart, 25, Duke-street, Cardiff, on Tuesday and Thursday, February 19th and 21st, an immense assemblage of very superior household furniture. The sale will commence at two o'clock precisely e-ach day. Further particulars will be found iu our adver- tising column or may he obtained by writing to the auctioneers at the alwve address. [2849 j J. JKREMIAH, the only a»ent tor Samuel Mason's Prize Bar Fittings and liar Engines, for Merthyr, I Dowlais, Alierdare. Pontypridd, Mountain Ash, Rhoudd-a Valley, Rhymney, Tredegar, Ebbw Vale, j Brynmawr, Blackwood, &c., &c.—Address, J. Jere- miah, Bar Fitter, Plumber, and Decorator, 36. High street, Merthyr. and 2, North-street, Doivlais. Estimates free distance no object. Fresh fish daily from all parts of the coast. D. Price, of Dowlais, begs to inform his numerous friends and patrons that he has commenced business at No. 54, Glebeland-street, Merthyr, and he hopes to be favoured with a share of their patronage. Fresh oysters daily. All kinds of fish in season. Families waited upon, with bill of fare, every morning. Note the address 54, Glebelaud-street, Merti yr. 2575 J. F. DOCTON, Sanitary Plumber, Hot-water Engineer, Bar-fitter, Gas-fitter, Bell-fitter, and General House Decorator, has just received a choice and well-assorted stock of Paperhangings—sale price from 2^d. per piece. Hundreds of job lots of paper- hangings must be cleared out regardless of price to make room for our new stock of paperhangings. Our gold paperhangings, from 9d. per piece, is a marvel of cheapness. A staff of experienced workmen regularly employed. [Auvr. LORO ROSEBEKT AT C.UTR»IFR.—Our readers will be glad to know that in view of the above visit a large stock of Rosebery Collars ready for Disestablishment have just arrived, and are now selling at J. W. MORRIS'S, 10, Pontmorlais, Merthyr. Special lines in winter suitings and overcoatings are being offered at great reductions in order to effect a clearance for our new Spring Goods. Specialities, 39s. 6d. Overcoats and suits, 58s. 6d. All orders executed on the premises by experienced workmen. Don't forget the Rosebery Collars in 4 fold linen, and the address, J. W. MORRTS, 10, Pontmorlais. Hallo I What's this Genuine sale of hats, caps, shirts, ties, collars, gloves,, mufflers, umbrellas, etc,, etc., at EDMUNDS', 35, High-street, Merthyr. Ou Saturday next and to continue for 14 days. Every article reduced. The stock of Gents' Mercery—of the best manufacture—which is comparatively new, must he decreased to make room for the latest production of the British looms. Sale quotation being oftentimes misleading, no enumerations of the various hargains will be made, but customers will find a genuine and honest reduction all round. No job lots bought for sale purposes. J. EDMUNDS, The Hattery and Hosiery, 35, High-street, Merthvr. POOLE'S MYRIORAMA.—This grand entertainment will visit Merthyr next week, for six nights only. The I public are always certain to find something fresh and attractive in these unique high-class entertainments. The present enterprise is entirely new, and will be found to surpass everything of its kind ever brought to this town. It is the most fascinating entertainment in existence. [2835 Goon ADVICE.—TO prevent the balling," or accumulating of snow under the soles of shoes, the best thing is to thoroughly rub in Dales' Gold Medal Dubbin, when the sole is day. This also prevents damp penetrating the shoe, and the feet are kept warm and comfortable. [2889 MR. BEN DAVIES.—Mr. Ben Davies, the popular tenor, whom the Rosa Company hoped to have secured for some five or six performances, has at last written definitely to say that owing to his continental engagements he cannot appear more than twice with the company this season, he will visit Merthyr on Thursday, March 7th. Further particulars will appear in our advertising columns in due course. [2890 MERTHYII WORKING MEN'S BUILDING SOCIETY.— This society will hold its next appropriation by ballot on Tuesday night, at the Market Hall. PERSONAL.—The Rev. C. Angwin, Wesleyan minister, is confined to his room with an attack of bronchitis. A CHESS CLUB STARTED.—A meeting of local chess players was held on Wednesday night, at Bentley's Central Hotel, at which it was decided to form a club for Merthyr. MUSICAL.—Miss Annie Walters passed the Inter- mediate Examination of the London College of Music, not the Elementary as reported last week She gained 83 marks, two short of honours. SYMPATHY.—At the Miners' Conference on Tues- day evening, held at the Globe Inn, Merthyr, a vote of condolence was unanimously passed with the widow and relatives of the late Mr. Henry Lewis. ACCIDENT AT THE GKTHIN PiT.- On Friday a collier, named John Owen, met with an accident whilst engaged in the Gethin Pit. lie was injured by a fall of coal, and he was removed from the pit ?nd taken home. A.S.R.S.—A mass meeting of all grades of railway- men, in furtherance of the Newcastle programme of the A.S.R.S, will be held in Bentleys Central Hotel, on Sunday, March 3rd, at 2.30. Mr. Bell and other delegates will speak. LEGAL.—Mr. Gwillim Hid Thomas, ton of Mr. Thomas Thomas, ironmonger, has successfully passed the final examination of the Incorporated Law Society (U.K.). Mr. Thomas was articled to his brother, Mr. Lewis C. Thomas, Neath. THE C'TTAUTHKA CONCERTS.—A splendid pro- gramme of vocal and instrumental music has l>een prepared for the fourth of this season's series of con- certs, to be held in Georgetown Schoolroom to-night (Thursday), in aid of the Cyfarthfa Parochial Chari- ties. Mr. D. J. Evans, Somerset House, has kindly consented to preside, and Miss Maud Havward, T.C.L., will be the accompanist. THEATRE ROYAL.—Next wext, the celebrated Indian actress, Go-won-go Mohawk, and her splendid company will occupy the boards at the above place. Her play of Wep-ton-no-mah, the Indian mail c.arrier." is truly a realistic reproduction of Indian < life. Miss Mohawk is the only Indian actress on the stage, and plays a man's part to perfection. Few are, indeed, her equal on horseback, her fearless riding on her beautiful Indian ponies, Wongyand Buckskin, without saddle and bridle, heing most exciting. With amazing rapidity she hurls a man, from sheer force of muscular pow er, over her head, and in the knife fight relies wholly on her superior skill. U11- doubtedly this will be a treat to Merthyr theatre- goers. r r ZOAU BAND or Horn.—O11 Tuesday e\cuing a tea was given to the members of the above Band of Hope out of the proceeds of the recent performance of" Sir Christus the Good" at the Temperance Hall. The arrangements were all made and carried out by the following :—Messrs. Sandbrook, and Gomer Jones, Mrs. Beynon, Mrs. T. Jenkins, Mrs. Rowe, Misses Sibbering (2), Jenkins, Williams, Harris. Games were afterwards provided and an entertainment gone through under the Chairmanship of Mr. Sandbrook when songs and recitations were given by the children. A statement of accounts of the recent concert was read by Mr. Jones and was deemed satisfactory' Oranges and apples were sent by Messrs. S. Sand- brook, W. Bowen and J. Sibl tring etc., sweets by Mr, GOlDer Jones. MERTHYR POLICE Conn. — Monday, Before Mr. C. H. James and Mr. William Morgan, Pant. — ALLEGED UNLAWFULLY WOUNDING. — Thomas Kennedy was charged with unlawfully wound- ing his wife, Ellen Kennedy, on Feb. 9th. — P.C. James Davies said he arrested the prisoner, who said, I admit it, but not with the poker."—The woman not being able to appear, the prisoner was remanded for a week.—THE INDEPENDENT ORDER OF INTEMPERATE^.—The following members paid their subscription :—Elizabeth James, Llewellyn Lewis, William Evans, Henry Thomas, and Phillip Evans. — A SERIOUS CHARGE.—Thomas Davies, Penrhiw- ceiber, was charged with indecently assaulting a child named Elizalieth Ann Bunny, on Friday last —After hearing the evidence, their worships committed the prisoner to take his trial at the next assizes.—POACH- ING.—Peter Murray was summoned for trespassing in j search of game on the Mardy Estate. Mr. Griffiths prosecuted.—James Atkins deposed to catching pri- soner insjiecting two wires he had laid.—Prisoner said he had had authority to inspect the land, but the Bench considered the case proved, and fined defen- dant 10s. and costs. SUNDAY XIGHT SACRED SERVICES.—The usual service was held on Sunday evening at the Temper- ance Hall. Mr. Alfred Edmonds presided, and during his opening remarks, referred to the so-called plebiscite taken by a Cardiff contemporary regarding Sunday Closing, and said that though that partial vote, which really only constituted a minority of the people of Cardiff, might l>e regarded by Mr. Lascelles Carr as representing the feeling 011 the matter in that town, it certaintly should not be regarded as a cri- teriou of the feeling of the Welsh nation on the matter. He believed that if a general and genuine j vote were taken all o\er the country, the repealers would be overwhelmingly defeated. The programme was then proceeded with as follows —Hymn, "Stand up for Jesus"; reading and prayer, Mr. J. H. j Nicholls solo, 0 rest in the Lord," Miss Nellie j Davies: hymn, Duw mawr y rbyfeddodau maith solo, "Then shall the righteous," Mr. H. Morris; address, Rev. E. Cornwall Jones (Dowlais); quar- j tette, Cast thy burden upon the Lord," Miss C. Davies, Miss N. Davies, Mr. H. Morris, and Mr. J. Beynon; solo, "Arm, arm, yo brave," Mr. J. T. Owen recitation, The bridge-keeper's story," Mr. Gwilyiu Williams solo, Miss Cassie Davies hymn, "Lead kindly light." Miss Polly Jones, A.L.C.M., accompanied, and Mr. H. Morris conducted the singing, fJjuiUnitni AV n J