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Letters to the Editor.
Letters to the Editor. Letters on any rabyect of public interest are invited. It should be understood that we do not neeeesarily agree with the views expressed therein. Correspond- ents will oblige by writing on one side of the paper, and must invariably en- close their names and addresses, not nfcceBgarily for publication, but AS a tfnarantee of good faith. WHAT IS SOCIALISM. I Sir,—I am afraid that Mr Williams has resorted to the tactics which he advised me to refrain from at the outset of this discussion, i.e., abusing one's opponent. He entered upon this dis- cussion rather lightly, but it looks as if he has had more than he bargained for. He started by attacking what is regarded by the uninformed as Socialism—equal distribution and he finishes last week with a tirade against Communism. I wonder when is he going to advance one argument against Socialism. I have pointed out that the principles of Social- ism are being adopted in national and local governments, and I have cited several instances. Mr Williams does not attempt to deny the utility of these measures. I suppose it is far more con- venfent for him to ask for my name and address. However, I will still sign myself, M Ash. OPTIMIST. Dear Sir,- Undei the above heading in last week's LEADER there was a reply or an attempt to reply by Mr Tom Williams, Aberaman, and judging from that reply it seems that his conception of human nature is indeed a very narrow one. From arguments set forth by Mr Williams one is asked to believe that there is no good at all in human nature, but one has only to look around him in these days to prove that these argu- ments are more or less piffle. Is he aware that we are gradually growing from the age of atavism, and that our minds are developing towards a greater and nobler ideal ? Is he aware also that this development cannot be checked ? He says that human nature is not yet ripe for Socialism, and contends that because that is so it will never be attain- able. It could have been said in the early ages that such a state of society as that which exists to-day was unattain- able, but at the same time nothing happened to prevent the people from thinking. I do not say that the people are ripe for Socialism, neither do I say that it will ever be so, but there is nothing to prevent their minds from becoming ripe. Mr Williams states that Socialism is a dream of hopeless and cranky dreamers. It may be a dream as yet, but it is not hopeless, for part of it is being realised, and if they are cranky what a pity it is that there are no more about!—Yours, SOCIALIST. Dear Sir.—I should like if Mr Thos. Williams would state more fully his 41 scheme." What does he mean by Voluntary Co. operation ? Does he think that men will co-operate volun- tarily under the system that is operating through competition? Our employers and governors have combined for econ- omic reasons, and the workmen will be forced to combine for the same reasons. Voluntary Co-operation is out of the question. Our sentinels cry out to us from every point, Unite, Agitate and Educate," i.e., prepare yourselves to meet your foe; not as Mr Thomas Williams says, "Wait until you have the necessary qualifications to unite and agitate." In such a case, Mr Williams, who shall be judge ?-I am, W.J.D. L. CLOSING OF SHOPS. bir,—Kindly allow me a little space to Write re the closing of shops on the event of the Aberdare Horse Show. Last year we were all confusion at closing time, which was fixed for one o'clock. But some shops broke off after signing the paper to close. I hope that We shall all close at the same time this Year. It can be done by going round early enough to sign the paper, instead of rushing it on the very morning of the show.—I remain, A SHOP ASSISTANT. JUNIOR FOOTBALL. Dear Sir,—In view of the coming football season may I ask through the LEADER, if some gentleman in the town will present a set of medals for com- petition among clubs comprised of mem- bers under the age of twenty ? We all take great interest in the School League, and I think there ought to be a league for Junior clubs (not those where the average age of the players is about 24 and 25 years, but lads about 17 or 18). When the lads leave school there are some very good players amongst them, but they have to wait about four Or five years before they can play in a team again, being too young for the Junior clubs about here. I think it Would be a great help to Junior football if a league could be formed for clubs Whose members must be under the age of 20 at the outside. If some kind friend will take this matter in hand he Will be greatly helping football in the Aberdare district and will earn the thanks of all Junior enthusiasts and INTERESTED. SUNDAY TRADING. Sir,—I was much surprised, Mr Editor, that you should insert a string of verses Upholding Sunday trading. At one time the advocates of Sunday trading hung their defence on the rail- Way companies-that what was lawful *°r them was legitimate for any one else, ^ow it is the poor widow who is taotted out. Are there any such poor widows ? heY seem to be all very able-bodied people-who trade, not for the con- venience of others, but for their own pockets. This custom encourages laziness and lack of forethought. We see sand, po. tatoes, etc., etc., fetched from these shops on Sunday, and not for shortness of money on Saturday night either. I think this mythica! poor widow would have more support from right- thinking peojjle if she closed her shop on Sunday, and showed reverence and re- spect for that day by attending a place of worship.—Yours, JOHN JONES.
Hirwain Publican Fined,
Hirwain Publican Fined, POLICE HIDING IN A VAN. At the Cefn Petty Sessions on Thurs- day (before Colonel D. R. Lewis and other magistrates) Rees Stephen Davies, licensee of the Butchers' Arms, Hirwain, was summoned for selling intoxicating liquor during prohibited hours on Sun- day, August 11th. Mr Ernest Jones appeared to prose- cute on behalf of the police, and Mr F. P. Charles defended. P.C.'s Hamer and Jones hid in a van in the yard of the Brecon Arms, 70 yards away, and through two small windows in the van they kept the Butchers Arms under observation. Their narrative was that they saw two men, named Coates and Cox pass the public house and make a sign with their hands. The two men then went up to the door of the public- house, passed in something and then received something, which they put into their inside coat pocket. The constables went up, and found that each man had a bottle of stout in his pocket. Defend- ant denied that he sold the stout, saying that his was a tied house, and he could not sell the liqour produced. He called one Watkins, late licensee of the Rail- way Inn, who said that he sold the stout to Cox. The bench imposed a fine of £3 and costs on Daves, and fined Cox 5s and costs for aiding and abetting. Barry Summer School. The above school this last month has been a most decided success. One hundred and forty teachers from the Glamorgan Schools were busily at work for the term. The exhibition which was held at the close was well worth a visit. The wood carving was really excellent, and all the other subjects taken showed maris of excellence. If some of these subjects were taken up in the Council Evening Class Schools, they would enlist general interest, and tend to greatly popularise these classes. Considering the amount of money spent by the County on these classes during the last winter, amounting to some £ 19,000, it would be well if those in authority made some effort to popularise and increase the interest in them. Great credit is due to Mr Sutcliff for the admirable organisation and manage- ment of these classes. Two of the Aberdare Governors put in an appearance, viz., Councillor David Hughes and Mrs Walter Lloyd. Very large crowds of people from various parts visited the exhibition on both days.
HEALTH POWER AND COOD DIGESTION The power to think well, work well, sleep well, and enjoy life depends mainly upon the ability of your digestive organs to extract strength and nourishment from food. When digestion fails, as in dyspepia and indigestion, the body is starved, no matter how much food is eaten., Your body is also poisoned, for food remaining in the stomach ferments, producing poisonous gases, which, being absorbed into the blood, shatter the nerves, dull the brain, create disease, and give rise to headaches, languor, loss of appetite, palpitation, flatulence, and other disorders of the blood and nerves. When from errors in diet, climatic changes, or overwork, the stomach, liver and kidneys fail to perform their func- tions perfectly, there is no remedy that will so soon restore them to health and vigour as the tonic extract of roots and herbs, Mother Seigel's Syrup, As a digestive tonic and stomachic remedy it has no equal. This is the testimony of thousands whom it has cured of chronic indigestion and dyspepsia. This was the case with Mrs Gertrude Grimes, 29, Gertrude road, Sprowston road, Norwich. On February 25th, 1907, she wrote :—" I had not been well for a long time. I never could eat in the morning but felt dull and run down. Often there were pains at my stomach, and I was troubled with wind and head- ache. Constipation, too, caused me much distress, and altogether I was thoroughly out of sorts and ill. I worked away with home remedies, till at last I was advised to try Mother Seigel's Syrup. That was the beginning of relief. The pains soon went, my general health improved, too. and now I never felt better in my life." This shows the power of Mother Seigel's Syrup acting through the digestive system. This is the way to health, keep to it. THE 2/6 BOTTLE CONTAINS THREE TIMES AS MUCH AS THE 1/1 SIZE,
Barry Summer School.
Barry Summer School. EDUCATIONAL HANDWORK. During the last decade new methods have been introduced into our system of education, the chief aim being to develop the brain through the medium of the hand. The industrial conditions of Tng- land are subject to great changes, Inl: to the rapid introduction of machinery, which supplants human labour, hence the necessity of training the hand and eye to a high state of efficiency :.o in- crease the adaptability of the worker- thrown out of employment. Gradually grammar and the dry bones of history are being superseded by educational handiwork based on sound, practical priciples. I The Glamorgan County Council a. n t) be congratulated on the part they are playing in this movement. One of th' most successful courses in educational handiwork has just been completed at Barry. The whole course under the directorship of Mr. A. Sutcliffe, or. ganiser of Handicraft Instruction to ihe Ccunty of Glamorgan. Mr. Sutclire's f'>1o-=' lIIo., at IN a as as readier under lierr Salomon at Sheffield and Manchester, has all contributed to the high standard of excellence attained by the course. The Nature Study Class was of excep- tional interest and merit. The plant, was examined, drawn and described, and I then excursions were made to study the plant in situ. The Clay Modelling Class taught .by Mr. J. Williams, Merthyr, was very in- teresting. Models were made of natural productions, such as the tomato, apple, and seaweed. Again the Nature Study was turned into account in the Brushwork Class taught by Mr. W. H. Lord, A.R.C.A. (Lond.). Some of the work done by members of this class displayed con- siderable artistic merit. His scheme for elementary schools was correlated witn geography, history, and science. The Class in Chalk Drawing afforded yet another opportunity of representing on a larger scale the subjects that had been drawn in detail in the Brush Class. Thus an object was taken in hand in the Nature Study Class and studied from a botanical point of view. It was then carefully drawn with an eye to detail and artistic effect in the Brushwork Class, enlarged in the Chalk Drawing- room, and finally modelled in clay, from which a plaster cast was made, which was a permanent record of the work done. Woodwork, an essential feature of all handwork, was under the tuition of Mr J. J. Davies, teacher of Educational Handwork for Glamorgan. Ladies and gentlemen worked at the benches. A class in wood carving also did excellent designs. Another striking feature of the whole course was metal work taught by Mr. H. C. Williams, Barry. The students made articles in tin, brass, iron, and steel. They worked at the forge and at the lathe. The work done by this class showed a finish and excellence that re- flected much credit on the efficiency of the teacher. A class in Swedish drill for girls was a decided success. It may be added that on alternate afternoons excursions were made to places of interest. Invitations were re- ceived to visit General Lee's residence and Fonmon Castle. The social side of the school was looked after by the Recre- ation Committee who arranged games, concerts, and whist drives. As a tribute to the work done by these classes, it is significant that more certificates were granted to Wales last year by the Asso- ciation of Educational Handwork than to the whole of England.
Striking Trecynon Evidence.
Striking Trecynon Evi- dence. One swallow does not make summer, nor does one striking cure prove a medi- cine to be good. But when evidence is piled on evidence, proof on proof, case upon case, all given to us by neighbours, we must believe. Mr Griffith O. Williams, 2, Union street, Trecynon, Aberdare, says I am a rock miner, and there is a lot of bending about in the work. Off and on for two years I was bothered with an aching back. It seemed as though a knife were being thrust into my back, so cutting were the pains. It was quite a hard matter for me to get my back straight after doing my work, and I found it difficult to get out of bed in the mornings, my joints were so stiff. I thought my trouble was caused through my kidneys being out of order, so I got some of Doan's backache kidney pills to try when I heard they were a special kidney medicine. The pills did me good from the first, ) and finally drove away all the pain, making me better in every way. I have received more benefit from Doan's pills than from any other medicine. (Signed) Griffith O. Williams." Doan's bpckache kidney. pills are two shillings and ninepence per box (six boxes for thirteen shillings and nine- pence.) Of all chemists and stores, or post free, direct from Foster-MeClellan Co., 3, Wells street, Oxford street, Lonclm, W. Doan's are the pills that cured Air Williams.
New Inn, Mountain Ash.
New Inn, Mountain Ash. CONVICTION WITHDRAWN. At the Merthyr Police Court on Thurs. day Mr F. P. Charles gave notice of appeal against the conviction of the licensee of the New Inn, Mountain Ash, at the local Police Court on Wednesday, for permitting drunkenness. The Stip- endiary said that since he gave his de- cision, fining defendant 10s and costs, he had been thinking the matter over and had decided to withdraw the fine and ask the defendant to pay costs only, giv- ing him the benefit of the doubt. De- fendant had kept a licensed house for over 20 years without conviction or complaint, and as it was not alleged by the police that drink had been supplied by the defendant to the man who was found drunk the penalty would be can. celled. Mr Charles intimated that in the cir- cumstances he would withdraw the notice of appeal.
Taff and Cynon Miners.
Taff and Cynon Miners. OCEAN COLLIERY AND THE FEDERATION. The largest meeting ever held on the Cefnglas Mountain took place on Sun- day afternoon, when the men of the various collieries asembled to receive the report of the position with regard to non. U nioniam, and decide whether they should resume work on Monday morning or not. The Chairman said their decision would make a question of bread and cheese for 8,000 to 9,000 workmen, their wives and families. They were determined that everyone who benefited by the agreement secured to them by the Conciliation Board must pay for it. (Applause.) The only question was how was this to be secured. He thanked the women of Mertbyr Vale and Mountain Ash for the splendid work done by them during the past week. If it was not for their strenuous efforts they would not have achieved the success they had. (Applause.) They would not have met there on Sunday afternoon had they not felt they had a sacred and serious object to achieve. (Hear, hear.) Two months ago they found they had practically 2,000 non-Unionists in that district, and since then they had done well in reduc- ing that number to small proportions. Let it be clearly understood that non- Unionists were to be stamped out. They had asked the management of the col- lieries to assist them, but Messrs Nixon's had so far declined to do so, and now it behoved them to consider well what the decision was going to be. (Hear, hear.) The secretaries of the various lodges reported on the position, and their re- ports showed that in the whole district there were 21 non-Unionists and 93 in arrears, a few of the smaller collieries having a clean sheet. Councillor John Powell, the district secretary, briefly spoke. Mr T. Andre ws, of Treharris, speaking in the vernacular, said that at Treharris the Ocean Colliery company had met them freely and frankly, and recognis ing the fat that all the men's wages were regulated by the Conciliation Board agreement, to the cost of which the men had to pay, had agreed to sup- port the men's contention, and had given an undertaking that all non-Union- ists should either join the Federation or leave the colliery by the end of Septem- ber. (Applause.) They had further undertaken to allow the men's represent- atives to see every man who was em- ployed had a clear card, and to examine the employers books' in order to get the name of every man employed and to make a mark thereon to draw the atten- tion of the management to him if he was not a Unionist. (Hear, hear.) The manager had further undertaken that if the men at Merthyr Vale and Mountain Ash came out on strike he would employ no new men until that strike was over. (Applause.) A resolution was proposed and carried that the men appoint a deputation to see Mr Gray, the manager of Messrs Nixon's colliery, to inform him that the men were prepared to suspend their notices on condition that they be allowed to come out at the end of September if in the meantime they failed to get all the non-Unionists into the Federation. The deputation waited upon Mr Gray, and it was arranged that work be resum. ed on the Monday.
The Aberystwyth Fire Brigade was among the Brigades that visited the Aberdare Demonstration on Saturday. In the face of the combustible nature of the Town Council it was certainly a. great risk to dispense with the munici- pal extinguisher even for a brief time. Fortunately no outbreak occurred during its absence.
National Telephone 21.] F! ,'f', ''I. JOHN MORGAN & SON (ABERDARE) LIMITED, Builders, Contractors and Undertakers. Complete Funeral Furnishers and Funeral Directors. Estimates given for Bricked Graves and Vaults. ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO AND CARRIED OUT AT MOST REASONABLE PRICES. Orders taken at the Offices: Penydarren Street and 4 Stuart Street, Aberdare.
Aberdare Police Court.
Aberdare Police Court. I TUESDAY—Before Sir T. M. Williams and Mr. D. W. Jones. EJECTMENT Mr. W. Kenshole applied for an order to eject Hannah Evans.—Granted. NOT A CHEERING ALTERNATIVE. Annie Jones, Merthyr was fined 10s, and costs for drunkenness, and ordet-ed to find two sureties in t25 each of good behaviour1 during the next six months, or go to prison for six months. FROM BAD TO WORSE." "You are getting from, bad to worse" said the Stipendiary to John Stoneman, Aberainan, an old offender, who was ac- cused of drunkenness, however, we will let you off with a small fine of 5s. and costs." TRECYNON REIGN OF TERROR.- FURIOUS CYCLING IN THE STREET. Samuel Thos. Davies, David Phillips, I' Wm. T. Davies, and John T. Mahone were summoned for riding bicycles fur- icusly in Harriet-street, Trecynon. I Sergt. Hopkins estimated their pace at 15 miles an hour. Women and children were being frightened by the defendants, who were racing in the street. Fined 15s. and costs each. Daniel John Thomas and David Emlyn Thomas were summoned for furious cycling in Hirwain-road, Trecynon. P.C. Morris gave evidence. David E. Thomas told the constable that he had no idea he was going so fast, and Daniel Thomas blamed his brake. Fined 15s. and costs each. WEEKLY BUDGET POSTPONED. A. D. Jones, D. P. Louio, Aberdare; Beatrice Watkins, Garllys; David Web- ster, Gadlys; A. Marcello, and Marcello Servine were charged with selling sweets, etc., on Sunday. Not one of the defend- ants appeared, and all the cases were ad- j ourned for a week. STRAY HORSES. David Evans, Rhigos, was fined 2s. and costs for allowing his horses to stray. CHIMNEY BLAZE. Wm. Lewis was fined 2s. 6d. for allow- ing the chimney of his house to flare L up. A CRUEL DRIVER GETS SIX WEEKS. h 1 Geo. Pullman was charged with cruelly ill-treating his horse. P.C. Taylor said he saw defendant beating his horse cruelly with the butt end of a whip. He examined the animal, and found a wound under the saddle dis- charging matter. Sergt. Hopkins confirmed this evi- dence. Defendant, who was absent, was sent to prison for six weeks. The Stipen- diary remarked, U If a man beats his wife she can talk, but the dumb horse has no chance." STOLEN SEWING MACHINE. Joseph Williams was summoned for stealing a sewing machine the property of Charles Jenkins, who had levied dis- tress upon the article. Win. Belvin, haulier, Ynysboeth, -aid that on August 10th he removed furni- ture from 7, Kennard-street, Ynysboeth. to Llanbradach. Amongst the good., was a sewing machine. It was placed in the cart by Joseph Williams, and also taken out of the cart at Llanbradach by Joseph Williams and witness. A Llanbradach pawnbroker testified to receiving the sewing machine from Wil- lis ms. P.C. Evans testified to receiving Wil- liams into custody at Llanbradach. Defendant pleaded guilty, and said he had paid for the machine. Sent to prison for 21 days.. FROM INFIRMARY TO GAOL-LOTS VICISSITUDES^ Lot Lake was summoned at the in- stance of P.C. Walsh for being drunk. Stipendiary (to Lake): Are you on the black list r-No, I have only just come out of the Infirmary. Stipendiary: That would not prevent yotf^being on the black list. 10s. and costs. Lot then appealed to the Bench for protection against the police, who were, he said, continually molesting him on the road. He cast a withering glance at some of the officers as he made this statement. Go away," said the Stipendiary. Come away," said the Inspector, and Lot walked out, saying defiantly, Don't think I am afraid of gaol." INTOXICATION. John O'Brien and John Evans in Aberaman, 5s. and costs each; Thomas Morris, in Merthyr, 10s. and costs. INDEBTED TO THE GUARDIANS. R. Jones, 3, Edwards-place, Cwmbach, was ordered to pay forthwith towards a relative who is chargeable to the Merthyr Union.
Aberdare Liberal Club.
Aberdare Liberal Club. A SUCCESSFUL FLOWER SHOW. This year the members of the Aberdare Liberal Club experimented on an innova- tion in the form of a Flower Show, v.hich was held in the Gymnasium of the Club. There were 108 entries in all, each entrant being a member of the Aberdare Liberal Club. Mr. J. Comley, Llwydcoed, acted as judge, and Mr. A. Watkins, steward, had charge of the ar- rangements. The following is a list of awards: FRUIT. Grapes: 1, Michael Thomas. Plums: 1, D. Griffiths, Stuart-street. Apples: 1, T. Roderick, Clifton-street, 2, W. G. Phillips, 36, Cardiff-street. Tomatoes: 1, T. Roderick; 2, G. Thoma.s, Catherine-street PLANTS AND FLOWERS. Fuchsias: 1, Davies and Sons, Albert- street; 2, Ted Thomas, Gadlys-road. Geraniums: 1, Ted Thomas. Begonias: 1, Ted Thomas; 2, Davies and Son; 3, J. John, 12, John-street. Coleus: 1, Davies and Sons; 2, Ted Thomas. Table Plants: 1, T. Gerrish, junr.; 2, W. F. Jones, Robertstown; 3, M. J. Harris, Greenhill. Musk Plant: 1, Davies and Sons and Ted Thomas equal. Hanging Plant: 1, Davies and Sons; 2, Ted Thomas. Dahlias: 1, G. Thomas, Catherine- street; 2, W. G. Phillips; 3, W. F. Jones. Asters: 1, G. Thomas; 2, Davies and Sons; 3, T. Gerrish, junr. Sweet Peas: 1, T. Gerrish, junr.; 2, T. Roderick; 2, Ted Thomas. Pansies: 1, T. Gerrish; 2, W. F. Jones. Roses: 1, T. Griffiths, Glanant-street, and E. Ruther equal. Basket of Wild Flowers: 1, A. S. Morris, Cartref; 2, E. Thomas; 3, T. Moss. Fern: 1, E. Thomas. Carnations: 1, G. Thomas; 2, Ted Thomas. VEGETABLES. Collection of Vegetables: 1st and Special, Davies and Sons. Kidney Potatoes: 1, M. J. Harris; 2, Davies and Sons; 3, Ted Thomas. Potatoes (Round): 1st and Special, Ted Thomas. Cauliflower, 3 heads: 1, Ted Thomas. Carrots (Long): 1, M. J. Harris; 2, T. Roderick. Carrots (Short): 1, Ted Thomas; 2, D. Edwards. Parsnips: 1, D. Edwards; 2, M. J. Harris; 3, Ted Thomas. Onions: 1st and Special, Ted Thomas; 2. Davies and Sons; 3, T. Roderick. Shallots: 1, Ted Thomas; 2, W. F. Jones; 3, M. J. Harris. Peas: 1, D. Edwards; 2, W. F. Jones; 3, Davies and Sons. Beans (Runners): 1, Ted Ruther; 2, D Edwards; 3, W. G. Phillips. Beans (Broad): 1, Ted Thomas; 2, T. Roderick; 3, W. F. Jones. Cucumbers: 1, Ted Thomas. Red Cabbage: 1, W. G. Phillips; 2, Davies and Sons. White Cabbage: 1, W. G. Phillips. Turnips: 1, Ted Thomas; 2, D. Ed- wards; 3, W. F. Jones. Leeks: t. D. Edwards. Lettuce: 1, Ted Thomas; 2, T. Roder- ick. A large number visited the Gymnas- ium during the day and expressed them- selves highly plcased with the exhibits
One of the patients in the Hospital for Incurables at Ivry has celebrated his 100th birthday. At the age of sixty he was informed by the doctors that the heart disease from which lie was suffer- ing would soon have a fatal ending. Thus you see that doomed individuals, like doomed institutions, live long.
Musical Successes. A successful examination was held at St Alban's School of Music, 66, Albany read, Roath Park, Cardiff, in connection with the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College oi Music, London, in July. The following are the names cf the SUI' cessful candidates, pupils of Professor Abraham N. James, Ex-Student of the Royal Acadamey of Music, London; — Pianoforte: Ernest G. Lloyd, Fv.elyr. Rosser, David James, Irene Zarem^ski. Singing: Margaret Phillips, Minna Thomas, Cecelia. C. James, Pattie Mathias, James Hall. Pianoforte: Richard W. H pkins Irene Braceli;, Hilda Culley. Ernest G. Lloyd and Hilda Culley have also received the requisite number of marks to entitle them to distinction cer- tificates. The above number makes 612 sue*? ful candidates who have gained ctrtifi cates at various musical examinations, the Rc.yal National Eisteddfod, and 72 free musical schola i-ships and exhibi tiens which were offered at the Aberdare School of Music in "ommemoratiou ci the late Que-en Victoria's Diamond Jubilee (1897). Aberdare.
Fashionable Wedding. HANN-REDWOOD. Mr Edmund L. Hann, manager of the Penrhiwceiber collieries, and son of Mr E. M. Hann, Oaklands, Aberaman, was married on Saturday afternoon at Rhym- ney Parish Church to Miss Mollie A. Redwood, daughter of DraT.fcHall^Red- wood. Mr Willie Hann was best man. and the nuptial knot was tied by the Rev William Hayton. vicartBof Knutsford (uncle of the bride. The bride arrived in church on the arm of her brother, Dr Robert Vachell de Acton Redwood, but was given away by her father. The five bridemaids were Miss B. de Acton Redwood, Miss Dorothy Wallace, Miss Hesse Wallace, Miss Enid Hayton, and Miss Norah Gregor. Motors played a prominent part in bringing the guests to and from the church. Among others present were Mr and Mrs E. M. Hann, sen., Mrs Forestier- Walker, Mr George Hann, Dr Wallace (Cardiff), Dr and Mrs William Sheen, Dr W. W. Jones and Mrs Jones (The Hollies, Merthyr,) Dr E. P. Evans, J.P., and Miss Evans, Mr E. F D. C. Scud. amore, Mr and Mrs Lionel de White- head (cousins), Mr and Mrs W. H. Trump, solicitor, Mr and Mrs T. J. Thomas, solicitor, the Revs T. Theo. philus, G. Theophilus, and George Thomas, Mr. Mrs, and Miss J. B. Wal. ford, coroner, and Miss Godsell. The bride was dressed in white satin, trimmed with lace and sequins, the train being from the waist. She also had a sequin sash and a wreath of orange blossoms and shower bouquet. Her travelling costume was of Wedg- wood blue cloth, and blue straw hat, trimmed with brown and blue feathers. The five bridesmaids were attired in pink chiffon, with lace yokes, lace sleeves, and pinafore bodices. All wore lace picture hats, trimmed with pink bow and black roses, and they carried black crooks, primmed with smilax and pink tarnations, the gift of the bridegroom, as were also the black jet necklaces which they wore. Mrs Bob Redwood was attired in pink cloth dress, trimmed with brown, and large pink hat trimmed with green and brown, and a pink feather. Mrs Hann, sen., wore green taffeta silk. The honeymoon is being spent in Dieppe#
ECZEMA. An Engine Driver Tortured by Pain and Continual Irritation. The Result of Disordered Blood. Cured by Dr. WILLIAMS' PINK PILLS Every man is liable to become run down and debilitated at times, and Mr George Latham, of 273, Stanhope road, Tyne Dock, was no exception to the rule. Being an engine driver of forty years' experience, the outlook was ser- ious until all danger of a collapse was dispelled by Dr Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People, which built up his blood and nerves, cured a violent attack of eczema, and made him an energetic worker again. I found myself gradually getting out of sorts," he explained, and I knew that my blood was poor. while my skin had lost its healthy colour. Then small pimples formed upon my legs, and the itching was so intense that for weeks I couldn't sleep at night. After a while, the pimples became more angry, and inflammation spread until large red blotches broke out all over my legs, making it painful for me to walk. My legs swelled, and at night became so hot and itching that I could not bear the bedclothes to touch me. Large layers of skin began to peel off. Of courss, I had medical advice, when my case was diagnosed as Eczema; but, though I tried everything I could think of, the inflammation only grew more intolerable, my blood was so stagnant impoverislaed. Nor did any outward application do any good. "After some time, I was recom- mended to try Dr Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People. I did so, and, after the third box, the itching gradually subsided. I continued Dr Williams' Pink Pills, and the swellings decreased My appetite re- turned, and every Eczema followed a low state (1" heaUh. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cured him. sore commenced to heal. I persevered with Dr Williams' Pink Pills when I felt the new, rich blood circulating through my veins this wonderful medi- cine has given me such health and vigour that I feel at least ten years younger. Well, Dr Williams' Pink Pills drove all impurities out of my blood and destroyed every trace of Eczema that had threatened to spread all over my body." Dr Williams' Pink Pills strike at the root of all Diseases of the Blood by actually making New, Rich, Good Blood. Common pills coloured pink can never cure you; only Dr Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People (full name on every box) have curad Anaemia. General Weakness, Influenza's After-Effects, Indigestion, Eczema, Rheumatism, Sciatica, St. Vitus' Dance, Neuralgia, Nervous Dis- orders, Paralysis, and Ladies' Ailments. Of all dealers, or direct from the British Depot, 46, Holborn viaduct, London, I post free, 2s 9d a box, or six boxes for 13s 9d. Send for illustrated booklet of cures post free.