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AT EIN DARLLENWYR. j

ÐEIHDD YN CIIWAREU.

BOB YN DDWRNAD.

THE LLANELLY COALFIELD.

DISPUTE AT MARDY COLLIERY.

BRECON AND MERTHYR JUNCTION…

CHILDREN'S CONCERT AT CEFX.

I DASTARDLY RAILWAY OUTRAGE.

SERIOUS OFFENCE BY A NEATH…

TYLORSTOWN EXPLOSION.

SIR THOMAS PHILLIPS' LIBRARY.

MASONIC INSTALLATION AT ABERDARE.

BRAYERY IN THE PIT. I

TICKET-OF-LEAVE MAN.

EAST GLAMORGAN RECHABITES.

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EAST GLAMORGAN RECHABITES. ANNUAL MEETING. The second annual moating of the E»st Olamorfan District, No. 118, Independent Order of Rechabsbaa, waa held at Calvaria Hall, Aberdare, on Monday, "The meeting was opened at ten o clock by the Distm t Chief Ruler, Bro. Rev. J.\V.Tnce, Twlb° was supported by Bro. T. VV rlliams, D.D.R., Tre- liarris; Bro. J. Morris, ^D-C.R., Mountain Ash liro. R«v. J. D. Thomas, D.S.J.I., loui'darreo; Bro. D. D. Williams, D.T., Merthvr; Bro. T. C. Thomas, D.S., Bedliuog; Bro. \Y. Dally, trustee. Mountain Ash; Bro. T. Gilbert Evans, Merthyr; and Bro. T. W. Young, Ilirwaiu, auditors. Bro. T. W. Youn*, lilt-wain, was avpoioted conference sccretarv, and Bros. W. Dally and D. H. Da', ia-s Mountain Ash, eorutiueers. There were representa- tives from 27 tents prefcent. The district has made good progress since its institution in 1894. J be annual report showed a membership of 2,^48; financial meuiljcrs, 108 wives, 1 widow, and 41 honorary members; a total membership of o,6M, there being an increaseot 135 for the year. There were 15deatli«durinsr 1895,making sn averajteehgbtlyover J per 1,000, and incurring an expenditure ot .fcl'o, heinz an amount t*jual to Is. Id. j>er aieniber in th# dtstrict. The district funeral fund now amounts t<. £ 1,616, being a nett increase for the year of B318. The auditors' and trusteed report w ere adopted. Bros. John Morris, P.D.C.R., Mountain Abb, cave a report, in English, ot the proceedings at the la.«.t meeting of the Itigli Moveable Conference held in Brighton iu August last, and he was followed oy the D C.R., Pro. Rev. J. W. Trice, in Welsh. otes of thanks were accorded to the two representati ves. Various matters of importance affecting the mem- her.- weie considered, ono of which entailed great dis- cussion, it being the question of the urgent need of appointing one or more medical gentlemen to act us consultiag medical officers in cases of malingering on the sick funds of tbe tents, who shall examine aucb esses as the various tents may wish. After a great deal of deliberation the principle was agreed to, and | ultimately Dr. Davies Jones Cwmaman, waa appoiu^ ted the consulting medical othcer for he portion of • the district situate in the AJierdare ailey and Y nys- yuw], and Hr. Eteazer' Dams, 1 ochnw wa, aprjo.n- ted for the jwrtiou of the ui-trict situate in the Mei- thvr Valley from Dowlais to kelson, and also bed- linogaiKl j-ocmiv.. The rucettpg re.-uhtd tb:>t an uhnnmiued adores- a dvufi of which was read, be presented to Bro. J. Morris, P.D.C.K., Mountain Ash, for bis t-ervicss ■» a district officer dtiling the last seven yr»ar-. The election of cilic-rs then took placo as foHowt): D.C.ll., 1 >to. T. William- Trtliarris (unopposed). For the office »f D.D.R. these were six nominated, Bro. T. Ciilbeit E'.ans being <le;ted. P.D.C.R., Bro. Rev. J. W. Price, Troodyrhiw trustees, Brew. Dallv, illount.in Ash, Rev. J. Grawvs .tones, Trf*cy- uon/and A. Daniel, Troedyrlmv, re-elect.d. Ior the pjst of audito: s then: were 13 lion i lated, "Lich, Salter the first round of voting, were ^d-iced to four, viz., Bros. T. W. Young. 1 fir wain D. II. Davies Moun tain A«b T. Roderick. Abenlarc and k. I'KUS, M< rthvr Vale. 0.\ the second round of vounsr l -n>. Young was elccad, and Bros. D. U. I'-nte. ItTld I. Roderick Wing ft tie utc-«itated a thad round of v otiog. which resulted in Bro. D. H. Dav! M0 .1- taiu Ash, being elected bvoue vote. "V s o. tbv.r were accorded to the post olhccrs and Hfl-r which it w as r^tlvcd to hold the 18W uiteling at Ire- harris. 1