MOUNTAIN ASH SECOND ANNUAL J COTTAGE HOSPITAL EISTEDDFOD EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 6TH, 1896. CHIEF CHORAL COMPETITION—" When His Loud Voice in Thunder Spoke (Handel's Jephtha). PRIZE, £100. MALE VOICE COMPETITION—" The War Horse" (D. Jenkins), FIRST PRIZE, £:10; SECOND PRIZE, £10. JUVENILE CHOIR COMPETITION—" Come, Praise your Lord and Saviour (T. Price). FIRST PIUZE, £10 SECOND PRIZE, £ O. BRASS BAND COMPETITION — Selection, "Maritana." FIRST PRIZE, £18; SECOND PRIZE, £12; THIRD PRIZE, £7; FOURTH PRIZE, £3. FIFE BAND COMPETITION — Selection, Gems of Welsh Melodies." FIRST PRIZE, £12; SECOND PRIZE, £8; THIRD PRIZE, £4 FOURTH PRIZE, £2. TROPHIES WILL BE GIVEN TO THE SUCCESSFUL CONDUCTORS. Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, and Bass Solos, £2 *2s. each. Quartet, £3 3s. Trios. Duets, Pianoforte Solo, jB2 2s. Violin Solo, .£1 Is, ADJUDICATORS VOCAL Signor RANDEGGER, London D. JENKINS. EYv, Mus. Bac., Aberystwyth R. C. JENKINS, Esq. RHYS THOMAS, Esq., F.T.S.C., Ystradgynlaw. BANDS WALTER REYNOLDS, Esq., Burton Latimer, Kettering. AMBULANCE COMPETITIONS, WATER COLOUR PAINTING, AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY, FREEHAND DRAWING, WRITING, ESSAYS, WOOD CARVING. NEEDLEWORK, AND VARIOUS OTHER COMPETITIONS. TIMBERING COMPETITIONS. For full particulars w official programme, price 2*d. each (postage ^raclwled), to 1 from T. WILLIAMS, E. LEWIS, and P. T.EVANS, Hon. Sees. THE COMING CONCERT SEASON. ALL CONCERT GIVERS ARE RESPECTFULLY INFORMED THAT MR. DAN DAVIES AND HIS CELEBRATED CONCERT PARTY ARE NOW OPEN TO ACCEPT ENGAGEMENTS FOR HIGH-CLASS CONCERTS! AT MODERATE TERMS. The Party (Numbering Twelve Selected Voices) consists of well- known Artistes, including Madame MILES BEYNON, Miss CLAUDIA THORNEY, Mr. SANDFORD JONES, and others, Who will render Solos, Duetts, Trios, Quartettes, and Glees. The Party is specially trained by the Veteran Conductor of the Mer- thyr Choral Society, Mr. DAN DAVIES. Accompanist—Mr. D. C. WILLIAMS, Professor of Music. All communications to the Manager—Mr. JOHN BEYNON, Avenue Cottage, G waelodygarth, Merthyr. A MONSTRE TWO DAYS' EISTEDDFOD (UNDER DISTINGUISHED PATRONAGE) Will be held in a SPACIOUS MARQUEE TO ACCOMMODATE 12,000 PERSONS, AT BRYNMAW R, On MONDAY & TUESDAY, JUNE, 1st and 2nd, 1896, WBES UPWARDS OF £350 WILL BE OFFERED IN PRIZES. CHIEF COMPETITIONS:- £ 8. d. CHIEF CHORAL -For Choirs not under 150 voices, "Ye Nations" (Mcndehiohn) Prize 100 0 0 And a valuable English Silver Lever Watch, suitably engraved for the successful conductor. MALE VOICE—For Parties not under 60 voices, "Destruction of Gttza" (L De Rt'Uc) let Pri7..e 25 0 0 2nd Prize 5 0 0 JUVENILE CHOIR (Children under 16)—For Choirs not under 60 voices, 12 Adults allowed to take the Tenor and Bass PartsO Praise God in His Holiness" (T. Dovitt, j™p^re 7 0 0 2nd Prize 3 0 0 A Metronome value 21>j., will he presented by Mrs. Davies, Ebbw Vale (from whom copies may be had), to the successful conductor winning the first prize.. N.B.—There will also be 14 SOLO PRIZES of 2 Guineas each a* well as Quartet (£4 Prize) and Duet (3 Guineas). BRASS BAND—"Gems of Scotia" (Rovnd). First Prize, £ 20, Second, £ 12 Third, £ 6; lourtb, £ *• This competition will be carried on strictly under the South Wales and Monmouthshire Association Rulee. DRUM and FTrF. HAND—"Gems of English Melodies" (Round.) First Prize, £ 7: Second, £ 3. Handsome Timepiece and Photo will be given by Messrs. Kendall and Dent, Jewellers, London, to the conductor winning the first prize. ALSO SPECIAL VIOLIN SOLO; Violin Solo for Children (Guinea Prize): and Two Pianoforte Solos (One Guinea and Two Guineas rcs|>cctively). Also Prizes for Essay and Recitations. Programmes now ready, One Penny each, by Post ljd., may be had of the Secretary. POWELL, Eisteddfod Committee-room, Brynmawr. -+- RTCHAllDSON & CO., THE POPULAR Ballroom Decorators, Bazaar Fitters & Illuminators TRADE STREET, PEN ART H ROAD, CARDIFF, HAVE undoubtedly the LARGEST and BEST SELECTED STOCK OF DECORATIONS IN WALES, suitable for Ballrooms, Bazaars, and Banqueting Halls. Decorators to the Principal Ball Committees in Glamorganshire. Contractors for Royal Visits, Agricultural Shows, Coming-of-Age Festivities, Garden Parties, Eisteddfodau, etc. TRIUMPHAL ARCHES k VENETIAN MASTS ERECTER AT SHORTEST NOTICE. Royal Arms, Prince of Wales Plumes, Heraldic Shields, Flags, Banners, Illumination Lamps and Lanterns, for Sale or Hire. TABLING, SEATING, k CARPETING TO ANY SIZED BUILDING. Write for Designs and Estimates to— RICHARDSON & CO., Decorators, DISTANCE NO OBJECT. CARDIFF. New Iron Frame PIANOFORTE. Full Trichord. Check Action. Latest Improvements. Handsome Rosewood or Walnut (Ve. Sent FREE to -iny station on receipt of Cash— £ 21—Gash. 10 Years Warranty Given. AMERICAN ORGANS. Finest Makers, irom £6 to .£100. HARMONIUMS, Special Church Damp Resisting, from £4 to £80. SKILFUL TUNERS Sent Everywhere. HEINS & CO., BRECON. ALSO AT HEREFORD, ABERGAVENNY, and ROSS. ■ JBIABP w m subJe<k>PO*erf»l hydraulic pKwure, give forth and soft as .l\ct. Adds three their excess of oil, tarring for use a ine>y flavoured powder— tm.es to the wear '"ows pol- "Cocoaine," a product which, when prepared with bfliiimr '^ttOLD MEDAL o(lnL»* iL.SiL water- has th* consistence of tea, of which It is now Highest Awaraa. beneficially taking? the place with manv. Its active principle JLI • Tins 2'1.. 6d., 13.. and 3s. 6d. betnjj a gentle nerre stimulant, fupplies the needed energr all Bootmakers, .Saddlers, without unduly excirinz tho system. Sold oplv in packets ■ ■ ■■■ ..ealhtr Sellers, «c. [156-204 and tins, bv Grocers, labelled "James Epps aad Ce., Ltd. | K?tu<soptthic Chemists, London. j EARLY SPRING I ASH IONS. » RICHARD T. JONES & CO. Respectfully beg to announce that they are daily receiving deliveries of NEW GOODS in MILLINERY, STRAWS, MANTLES, JACKETS, CAPES, DRESS MATERIALS, aud SILKS, PMNTS, DRILLS, and SATEENS. LACE and SWISS CURTAINS. >" ALSO IN THE GENTLEMEN'S DEPARTMENT WILL BK KOT NIJ AN EXCELLENT ASSORTMENT OF NEW TIES, SCARVES, COLLARS, SHIRTS, A-c., WOOLLEN CLOTHS, SUITINGS, TROUSERINGS, &c., &c. Our Goods have as usual been selected with the greatest care, and are marked at prices that cannot be undersold. Patterns sent Post Free on application to RICHARD T. JONES & Co., 126, High-street & Market-square, Merthyr Tydfil, -I THIS IS GENUINE AND FOR 28 DAYS ONLY. OWING to extension of premises, and stocktaking, we shall offer, at prices that must sell, OUR ENTIRE STOCK at from 15 to 30 per cent. reduction. DINING ROOM FURNITURE DRAWING-ROOM FURNITURE BEDROOM SUITES BEDSTEADS AND BEDDING CURTAINS and CARPETS FOR 0 ASH ONLY. THE MOST GENUINE FURNITURE SALE EVER ADVERTISED. FOR 28 DAYS ONLt. SEE OUR WINDOWS DAILY FOR EXAMPLES Of the reductions we offer. Each article will show its original value and its present price. CUSTOMERS CAN SEE FOR THEMSELVES THE PRICES OF ALL GOODS. TRAPNELL AND GANE, 38 & 4J, QUEEN STREET, CARDIFF. ALL OOODS CARRIAGE PAID v 0:; > THE MERTHYR FURNISHING COMPANY, GREAT STOCK TAKING SALE. Substantial Reductions Grand Selections Bedroom Suites Reduced. Parlour Suites Reduced. Bedsteads and Bedding Reduced. Sideboards, Overmantels, and Brass Fenders Reduced. Good -Opportonily for Cash Buyers. Best Manafaftflred Goods. BEST SELECTION and FREE DELIVERY. MERTHYR FURNISHING CO., MARKET SQUARE BUILDINGS (Opposite POLICE STATION), MERTHYR. Sales b\2 Hud (on. ¡ MAKDY & RAILWAY TERRACES, PLYMOUTH ROAD, MERTHYR TYDFIL. To Investors and others. SALE OF TWO GOOD LEASEHOLD DWELLING-HOUSES, BEING No. 22, MARDY. TERRACE, AND No. 1, RAILWAY-TERRACE. PLYMOUTH-ROAD. MESSRS. H. W. HARRIS & SON TTAVE been favoured with instructions to SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, at the GLOBE INN. -tl HIGH-STREET, MERTHYR TYDFIL, on TUESDAY, MARCH 17th, 1896, at 8 o'clock p.m., punctually, in Two Lots, and subject to such conditions as shall be then produced. EOT I.-All that well-situated, good and substantially built dwelling-house, known as No. 22, Mardy- terrace, Plymouth-road, now in the occupation of Mr. Cufrell, at the low yearly rental of JB13 per annum. LOT 2.—All that well-situated, good, and substantially built dwelling-house, known as No. 1, Rail- way-terrace, Plymouth-road, now in the occupation of Mr. Snailem, at the low rental of £13 per annum. The above premises are beld under a lease for 99 years from 1st day of May, 1874, subject to a small annual ground rent of £2 1B. lid., which will be apportioned at time of sale. The houses are well situated, being close to the town, always command good tenants, and can be recom- mended as an investment, or for private occupation. For further particulars apply to the AUCTIONEERS, Court-street; or W. KNIGHT SMYTH, Esq.. Solicitor, Merthyr Tydfil. Dated March 4th, 1896. IN THK HIGH COI RT OF JuSTtCR, CH.VNCKRT DIVISION-MR. JUSTICE KEKEWICH. 1895. S. No 383 Rp; SMYTH, DECEASED. HARRAP T. SMYTH. For SALE by PUBLIC AUCTION by MR. ALBERT EDWARD HARRIS (OF THE FIRM OF MESSRS. H. W. HARRIS & SON), OF 4. COURT-STREET, MEKTHYR TYDFIL, AT THE STAR, INN, SAND-STREET, DOWLAIS, ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25TH, 1896, At 7.30 for 8 o'clock in the Evening (with the approbation of His Lordship, Mr. Justice Kekewich, the Judge to whom this Action is assigned, and subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall 1k> then read and produced) in ONE LOT, all that LEASEHOLD BEERHOUSE k PREMISES, known as the STAR INN, Together with a COTTAGE adjoining the same, situate in Sand-stroet, Dowlais, in the County of Glamorgan. The Premises are held for the residue of an estate for three lives and term of 99 years, computed from the 1st day of November, 1846, at an apportioned Ground Rent of B2 12s. 8d. per annum, and are now let on an Underlease, expiring on the 1st day of May next, at the Rental per annum of £ 26 and thenceforth for a further term of 21 years, at an increased Rental per annum of £ 36. For Further Particulars and Conditions of Sale, apply to Mr. LLYWARCH REYNOLDS, Solicitor of 48, Glebeland-street, Merthyr Tydfil; Mr. WILLIAM KNIGHT SMYTH, Solicitor, of 50, Glebeland- street. Merthyr Tydfil; Messrs. METCALFE k SHARPE, Solicitors, of 40. Chancery Lane, London W.C. Messrs. TRAILL & HOWELL, Solicitors, of 52, Queen Victoria-street, London, E.C. or to the AUCTIONEER, at 4, Court-street, Merthyr Tydfil. SALE NO. 185. WEDNESDAY, APRIL lsr, 1896. AUCTION MART, COURT STREET, MERTHYR TYDFIL. SALE OF FIRST-CLASS HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, BEDDING, AND BFFFCTS. MESSRS. H. W. HARRIS AND SON WILL SELL BY AUCTION, at their convenient Auofcion Mart, Court-street, Merthyr Tydfil, THE FIRST WEDNESDAY IN EVERY MONTH, A VARIETY Oil- USEKUL AND WKLL-MADB HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, PIANO, PIER GLASSES, BEDDING, AND EFFECTS, CONSIGNED FOR SALE. The Auctioneers would call purchasers' special attention to these Monthly Sales, they now haxin"" been established for many years, and the Goods that have been purchased at then! have given satisfaction "fo all They alsft beg to state that Goods can be purchased any day privately if desired. The Good", are on view the day previous and Morning of Sale, and are well worth the attention of purchasers. Goods packed or stored free of charge, and every care taken to give satisfaction. SALE WILL COMMENCE AT 2 OCJX)CK IN THE AFTERNOON. PUNCTUAL ATTENDANCE IS RESPECTFULLY REQUESTED. Auctioneers' Office", The Auction Mart, Merthy Tydfil. ON TCESDAT AND THCRSDAT, MARCH 17 and 19, 1896, Commencing at Two o'clock precisely each day, IMPORTANT TO PARTIES FURNISHING. MESSRS. J. G. MADDOX k SON WILT. SELL BT PcBMP ArcTiON, at their AUCTION ROOMS, 25, DUKE-STREET, CARDIFF, on the above dates, an immense assemblage of very superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE (Removed from various residences for absolute sale) including 6 Hardwood Bedroom Suites complete, 6ft and 4ft. Wardrotw.s, Pairs of Handsome Toilets, Iron and Braes Bedsteads, several excellent Carpets, Fenders, Brasses, 5 excellent Dining and Drawing-room Suites, Rosewood and Walnut Cabinets, 6ft. and 5ft. Side boards, Bookcases, Dining and Occasional Tables, Walnut, and Gilt Overmantels etc., etc., in all about 400 lots. On view morning of each day of sale. Arrangements made to pack and forward all goods purchased by country buyers. Eistabliithed 1860. f2840 public announcements. Merthyr Tydfil Union. rriHE GUARDIANS desire TENDERS for X supplying Provisions, Meat (including Officers' Joints), Groceries, Printing and Stationery, Hair- cutting at Schools, Drugs, Oils, and Paints, Coal, Coffins, and Funeral, Haulage of Timber and Coal from Cffn and Merthyr Railway Stations, Slippers, Women's and Infants' Boots, Men's and Boys' Suits, and Material required for Tailoring and Shoe- making. Tenders for Meat, Provisions, Groceries, and Coal to be for Six Months, viz., from 28th March, 1896, to the 2nd October, 1896 (both inclusive). Tenders for all other goods and materials to be forTwelve Months, viz., from 28th March, 1896, to26th March, 1897 (both inclusive). Sureties to be named in Tender. Sample" where practicable, exbeptCoal, Milk, and all out-door Hupplies. Samples of Drapery and Tender Foimsfor same will be supplied intending contractors by the Master and Superintendent. All goods to be delivered at the Workhouse, or at the Alierdare Industrial School, at the option of the Guardians. Payments quarterly, but Butchers and Grocers may draw on account once in the middle of the quarter. Tenders to be sent in on or before WKDNBSDAV, March 18th, 1896 those for the Aberdare School on the Forms printed in Red Ink, and for the Workhouse on those printed in Black, either of which can be obtained on application to the Master at the Work, house, or the Superintendent at the Aberdare Train- ing School, who will furnish all other particulars. Goods not in the above list can be seen in the Forms of Tender. The Guardians do not bind themselves to accept the loweet or any Tender. Tenders, unless received on WEKNKSDAV, March 18th. 1896, at Six p.m., will not be opened. By order, FRANK T. JAMES, 134, High-street, Merthyr, Clerk. February 29th, 1896. The St. David's Church Choir CONVERSAZIONE AND DANCE, THURSDAY, APRIL 9TH, DRILL HALL. T. RHYS LEWIS' BAND. MXVs MR. H. FENNELL, MR. HOWY POWELL, MR B. HAVARD, MR. J. FRAYNE, MR. W. THOMAS. DANCING TO COMMENCE AT S. Tickets, 2s. 6d. 3s. at Door. W. LLOYO MATTHEWS, Sec. MARK "OIWYORYDO-Y-CYMR Y." ¡ PARRY AND ROOKE, WBIiSH WOOLLEN MANUFACTURERS SWANSEA. Manufacturers of guaranteed Weliih Hosiery, Flannels, Knitting Tarns. An » ir gnod* are labelled, with our He/jittered Trade J I Mark far the protection of iwert>. Should there be any difficulty in vour obtaining our Manufactures, please drop ui a post card and'we will at once send vou address of nearest draper or dealer. SUPPORT YOUR NOME INDUSTRIES. Wholesale only. To be had of Retailers in every town in Wales. 34B2 STOWERS LIME J UICE. NO MUSTY FLAVOUR. ¡ GELLIGAER, GLAMORGANSHIRE. RE JOHN THOMAS, DECEASED. SALE OF Double-Licensed Inn, &c. MK. R. T. RICHARDS has been instructed to SELL by AUCTION, at Three o'clock in the afternoon of TCKSPAT, the 17th Day of March. 1896, at the HARP INN, GELLIGAER, in three Lots. LOT 1.—All that Cottage adjoining the Cross Inn, Gelliffaer, in the occupation of Mr. Henry Carter. LOT 2. All that aluable Double-licensed Public- house, known as the Cross Inn, Gelligaer, let to Mr. Joseph Dury. LOT 3.— All that Cottage adjoining the Ctw Inn now in the occupation of Mr. Joseph Dury, at the annual ground rent of £4 16. These Premises are held on Lease for the term of 63 years, from the 28th February, 1844, at the low ground rent of JS2 on the whole, which will be divided as follows 10s. on Ijotl,20-<. on Lot 2, and 1011. on Lob 3. For turther particulars apply to the Auctioneer, Pontypridd or to DAVID LEWIS, Esq., Solicitor, Cardiff. public announcements. MARKET SQUARE CHURCH. NEXT SUNDAY, MARCH 15TS. PREACHER—REV. J. G. JAMES. Morning Subject-" The Art of Forgetting." Evening Subject—" Salvation." Monday, Lecture, 8.15 p.m., Milton" by Mr. John Anderson. Merthyr Working Men's Building Society. 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THE Inhabitants wi'nlje glad to hear that JL feasor Desmane, the Specialist on all plaints, has decided to stay in the district i|tOfeth«r' and will give advice free of charge. Head ^ddrese = Merthyr: The Dispensary, Wcstbourne-plaoe, mouth-road. Tuesdays and Sundays all Day, aqd NoonotherDays. Dowlais: Merthyr and DowlaisCo*^ Tavern, Mondavs, 3 until 9 p.m. Pontvpridd Clt1 Coffee Tavern, High-street, near Station Gateo. nesdays, 3 until 8.30 p.m. Aljerdare Davies' Eft ing House, 2, Market-street. Thursdays, Sunt"? p.m. Treharris: 33, Perrot-street, n*ar Rail*" Station. Fridays, 2 until 8 p.m. Times and p!* £ S as usual. Teeth Extracted, 3d. each. [1$* in m—mmmmmmw— public Bnnounccmcnte. Caerphilly Urban District Council. SUPPLY OF LIMESTONE BROKEN TO zj INCH GAUGE. ALSO SCAVENGING. rpHE Council are prepared to receive TENDER^ X for the above from 31st March, 1896, to 31-J March, 1897. SiJeciticationh can be seen and forms of tender obtained at the Council Offices, Caerphilly, 011 and after Monday, the 16 instant. Sealed Tenders, marked "Tender fur Stune" IlJld Scavenging" respectiveh, to be delivered at tl'e Council Offices, Caerphilly, Oil or before Mondav, tb6 23rd instant. No Tender will be received uule.-y made upon prescribed forui, and the lowest ur any Tender 1\ ill not necessarily be accepted. By Order, _iw DAVID LEWIS (Clerk). 10th March, 1896. fJlHEATRE J^OYAL, ^JARDtF^- LESSU k MAN AG ICR, MH. EDWARD F LETCH E^- MR. GEORGE EDWARDES' LONDON CO., Under the Management of Mr. K R. Norman, AN ARTIST S MODiEL. The Latest London Musical Success, from the Lyr c Theatre, where it has lat-ly completed its first year's London run. A SPLENDID COMPANY Bright and Beautiful Music. Augumented Orchestra and Powerful Chorus. Magnificent scenery specially cairied. The lie* patriotic song, "Hands Off," encored many till!tI!" nightly. Charming costumes. A most BrilliaP* S|Jectacle. (Quaint Dances and Songs. A ModerJJ Un-to Date Musical Play. Go and fee it at tb* Theatre Royal, Week of March 16th. One Mornin* Performance Only, Saturday. March 21st. Box rllLu now open. GRAXD THEATRE, CARDIFF. THE PREMIER THEATRE OF WALES. LESSKE k MANAGER..MR. CLARENCE SO UN Tremendous and Enthusiastic Reception on h,r Return Visit of the only INDtAN AMERICAN ACT RESS GO-WON-GO MOHAWK, WELVTON-NO-MAIL Doors open 7, commence 7.30. Box Office Open at the Theatre Daily from Ten to Four. # Telephone, 7?S. Revised Prices of Admission Dress Circle, 2s. 6d,; Upper Circle, Is. 6d. Stalls, 2s. Front Pi», Is. 5 Pit, 9d. Gallery 6d. Early doors extra. Second price at Nine o'clock to all parts. MONDAY NEXT, March 16th, Mi -? CYNTHIA BROOK Kin JOHN CHETWYNDIS "1FE.