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PENARTH MISSING GIRL,

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PENARTH MISSING GIRL, TRACED BY THE NATIONAL VIGILANCE SOCIETY. Lily Williams, the fifteen-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Williams, xesiding at No. 2, Wood-street, Penarth, who, as reported in our columns on Friday morning, so mysto- riouslv disappeared from Penarth on January 22, was found at Merthyr, through the instru- mentality of Mr. George Pike, of the NafcionaJ Vigilance Association, St. Johns-square, Cardiff, and was removed to the Cardiff Sal- vation Army Home. Mr. Pike. who was interviewed by a. reporter, said he received information that the girl WAS missing about a w«ek ago, and inserted an adver- tisement in the papers. Several letters were received in consequence, a.nd on Thursday morn- ing one arrived stating that the girl waa in » situation at Merthyr. He telephoned to the police to take charge of the girl. and proceeded by the next train to Merthyr, where he found the runaway in the service of Mr. Dicks, cab proprietor of that town. It appears that on the eveni"? she left Penarth she took A ticket for Cardiff, and then booked to Merthyr. She probably selected tba.t town because &he had heard her stepmother, who has relatives there, talk about it. That night she went to a ooffee- tavern and slfept there. In reply to her inqui- ries about a situation, the proprietress of the house recommended her to another coffee-tavern- She only remained there a. few days, however, and afterwards entered the service of Mr. Diets, where she wfs found. She was brought to Cardiff by Mr. Pike, and ia now, with the consent of her father, staying with friends AT Cardiff, who will find her A suitable situation. Why she left Penarth does not appear dear, exoept thart she was seized with. » desire to seek freeh woods and pastures new. "Tracing MISS- ing girls," added Mr. Pike, "is a part of the work we undertake, and we haive means of find- ing them whioh are bett er, perhaps, than those of the police. We have correspondent* in most of the towns in South Wales, whose hearts are in the work. and the work we have accomplished in this uirection has GLADDEN*<— UIE heartt of many mothers. "Some time ago a. mother came to us and i&- formed Us that her daughter, aged fifteen, had left her home. Inquiries elicited the fact wa. another girl had gone away with her. but whether the pair was gone East, West, Worth, or South we could not discover. About the time they disappeared, however, there was an excursion to London, and I recommended the son of the woman who first came to me to GO to the Metropolis and put himself in communi- cation with our secretary there, to whom I wrote, giving all the information I had. The secretary, accompanied by the young man, started in search of the runaways, and m about three hours discovered them ill AN hotel. When they went from Cardiff they took with them monev which did not- belong to tinem, and with it they had purchased bracelets, bangles, and other personal ORNAMENTS with the view, they said, of going on the stage. We brought them back to Cardiff, a.nd then sent one to A home AT (.4-loucester and the other to A home in London. After being in thoee institutions for a. year or so situations were found for them, and they have turned out very good girls since. If it had not been for our society those girls would have gone to the dervil as. unfortunately, øo many are going continually."

ST. DAVID'S AFFILIATION CASE.