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CONSERVATIVE MEETING AT ABERDARE.!

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CONSERVATIVE MEETING AT ABERDARE. On Thursday night a public meeting was held at the Constitutional Hall, in connection with the Lady Lewis Habitation of the Primrose League. There was a large attendance, and much interest was taken in the proceedings. The hall had been very attractively decorated with mottoes, plants, and evergreens, by Mrs. Wilson and Mhs James. The plants had been kindly lent for the occasion by Sir. W. T. Lewis, Bart., and Mrs. W. T. Rees, Maesyffnon.—Dr. Davies, J.P., presided, and was supported on the platform by Mr. Oswald, delegate from the Grand Council Mr. Valentine Watson, Conservative agent, Mountain Ash Mr. A. P. Jones, chairman of the Constitutional Club Mrs. W. T. Rees, Maesyffynon, Ruling Councillor of the Lady Lewis Habitation of the Primrose League Mrs. Wilson, secretary, and the ladies of the Executive Committee of the Habita- tion.—The Chairman introiuced the principal Bpeaker of the evening, Mr. Oswald, to the notice of the meeting.—Mr. Oswald, in the course of a vigor- ous speech, dwelt on the aims and objects of the Primrose League. He traced the history of the League and the great progress that it had made. It started with only six members, but now it had a membership of a million and a quarter. During the past Primrose League year" 6,000 new members had been enrolled, which proved that the League was as popular and progressive as ever. The object of the League was to protect and uphold the Queen and Constitution, the maintenance of religion, and the integrity and unity of the Empire. Mr. Oswald also spoke of the Government policy with regard to voluntary school?. He upheld that policy and said that he was not in any way prejudiced. Mr. Oswald also eulogised Mr. Goschen's firm policy with regard to the British Navy. Had it not been for Mr. i Goschen they would not have been able to get the Flying Squadron properly manned and equipped on the waters in the short space of seven daye. It would have taken other Towers six months to put such a squidron on the waters. The spirited policy of the Government in the recent crisis showed that England was not to be trifled with. Mr. Oswald also said that it was the object of the Primrose League to uphold the House of Lords. This House, he said, was a safe- guard and check upon headlong legislation. The Liberals attacked the House of Lords and called it a house of lunatics. Nevertheless, the fact remained that Mr. Gladstone had sent more peers to this House than anybody. The Primrose League was not estab- lished for party purposes, and to show that he was not in anyway prejudiced Mr. Oswald referred to the fact that he was a Wesleyan Methodist. The speaker sat .aute. down amidst applause. j Mrs. W. T. Rees, Maesyffynon, the ruling coun- cillor, was, by the sanction of the Grand Council, presented with the second order of the grand -tar and a. handsomely bound diploma decorated with primroses in recognition of past services on behalf of the League. The presentation was made by the chairman. Mrs. Rees, who was quite taken by surprise, expressed the pleasure she felt in receiving such a present, although she did not expect it. She had endeavoured to do all that she possibly could in the past towards the furtherance of the principles of the Primrose League, and she would continue to do so in the future. We may mention that the presentation was made at the instance of the executive committee of the Lady Lewis Habitation. The chairman alaj presented special service c!a-I)s to Mrs. Wilson, sec., Mrs. Bilrkle, Mi's. Temple, and MIs. Mertz. All the recipients suitably acknowledged the compliment. Mrs. Meredith sang "The Holy City" and, being en- cored, gave Y Gardotes Faen." Miss Hopkin, Aberaman, sang "KiHarnfy, Master Gus Preeee 1 gave a humorous song and quite brought down the house. Mr. Eben Powell, sang Anchored," and, being encored, gave "The AVolf. --A vote of thanks was proposed to Mr. Oswald on the proposition of Mr. V. Watson, who, in the course of his remarks, referred to the Conservative Club that was about to be started at Mountain Ash, and for which he prophesied a successful future. The proceedings con- eluded with "God Save the Queen." The aceom- panists were Mr-j. W. T. Rees and Mrs. Temple.

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