Marwolaeth Mr David Thomas, Primrose Hill, Mountain Ash | Prydnawn dydd Gwener diweddaf ymadawodd a'r fuchedd hon mewn tangnefedd heddychol yr hen gymer- iad adnabyddus uchod, wedi cyr- haedd yr oedran teg o Slain o flyn- yddau, fel y mae heddyw ar fryniau anfarwoldeb A'i dant yn dyn, yn dal y nefol delyn." Brodor oedd yr ymadawedig o Trimsaran, Sir Gaerfyrddin, a daeth oddiyno i Aberdar oddeutu 58 rnlyn- edd yn ol. Bu yn gwasanaethu, yn mhlith lleoedd ereill, yn Siop Cwmni Abernant yn y Trap Road. Symud- odd o Aberdar i Mountain Ash) I oddeutu 52ain mlynedd yn ol, a hu am rai blynyddau yn pwyso glo yn y wageni o dan Gwmni Nixon. Wedi hyny, apwyntiwyd ef yn llywodraeth- 1 II wr trafnidiaeth (traffic manager), a daliodd y swydd bwysig hono hyd y I flwyddyn 1905, pan y cafodd ei oed- freinio (superannuated). Bu am iiynyddau yn flaenor yn Eglwys An- nibynol Bethania, Caegarw, ac wedi hyny yn flaenor ac ysgrifenydd Eglwys Carmel, Penrhiwceibr. Pan agorwyd Bethel, Miscyn, symudodd yno, a bu yn fiaenllaw gyda'r achos yno hyd ei farwolaeth. Yr oedd yn enwog ac ar ei ben ei hun yn y gwaith o gasglu at ddileu dyled yr eglwysi y perthynai iddynt, ac y mae Eglwys Bethel yn arbenig yn ddyledus iddo am yr hyn a wnaeth drosti yn y cyf- eiriad hwn. Ysgrifenodd lawer i golofnau y "Darian" flynyddau yn ol, a chyhoeddodd lyfr o dan y teitl, "Hancs Hynod ond Gwir." Gedy ar ei ol weddw oedranus, dau fab, Mr. Wro. Fred Thomas, Caerffili, o dan Gwmni Reilffordd y Rhymni, a Mr. Tom Thomas, gerllaw Llan- wern, Casnewydd ac un ferch, Mrs. Richard Griffiths, ceidwad amser yn Nglofa Cilfynydd. CYFAILL.
Sporting Notes. BY "OPTIMIST." A new law has been made by the Football Association with reference to coupon betting during the forthcoming season. This law decrees that an official of an association or club, a referee, linesman, or a player who has taken part in coupon betting in football re- sults shall be permanently prevented from taking part in football or football management. I Football clubs must now insert a clause in their agreement with players to the effect that the agreement will be terminated upon it being proved that a player has taken part in coupon foot- ball betting. I do not agTee with the foregoing rule adopted by the F.A., and what is more this rule will be found unwork- able before the end of next season. Betting is extensively carried on every- where, and the result of this will be that players and officials will do their betting in private in the future. I would suggest that a special school for the training of gymnastic teachers should be established in this district, when both the ladies and gentlemen could undergo a course of practical and I theoretical instruction. Such schools hILve already been established in various parts of Germany. The art of rowing and swimming could be included as I subjects in the curriculum, and the local Park Pond could be made good use of, especially in the summer. To learn the art of life-saving is of immense importance. I feel sure that such a pro- ject would meet with the approval of a host of teachers in this valley. I I learn that a great effort is being made to place the Mountain Ash Rugby Football Club on a satisfactory financial basis, and the debt on the organisation has been considerably reduced during the past few weeks. The club will make a bold bid to keep the flag of Welsh Rugby Amateurism flying over the whole of the valley, and in this they will cer- tainly secure the support of the Welsh Football Union. I have often noticed the absurd man- ner in which U pushers-off have been allowed to follow their cvcling favourites over the mark at various sports, and especially at sports meetings held in this town. This should be put a stop to. At a certain sports meeting not very far from this place one rider, who got what is known as a "running- shove," was disqualified by the judges after he had won his heat. The same method could be adopted locally. I think it is very unfair to the competitors when special privileges are granted to any attendant or backer of any rider. Of course, in the excitement of the mo- ment there are many little faults that are overlooked by the starter. Representatives of the Press are over- looked at the local Athletic Grounds. They have to sit on the hard and un- even boards, which are both uncom- fortable for the body and make it diffi- cult to write. Visiting knights of the pen are often shocked to find that we have no press box on the field. Mr Tom Lloyd, secretary of the Aber- dare Motor Cycle Club, accomplished a trip to Coventry and back in record time. Leaving Aberdare at 3.5 a.m. on Thursday morning, he reached Coventry at 7.15 a.m. He started the return journey at 6.40 in the evening, and ar- rived home at 11.15 p.m., thus covering a distance of over 380 miles. Mr Lloyd had to take the longest route to avoid toll gates. Those who enter races promoted chiefly for motor cyclists are not so many as one would imagine. To merely n announce the result, the name of the winning machine, and, similar details is insufficient. The judges at such meet- ings should make a general criticism that deals with faults and gives all credit to improvement. So the Aberaman Albions will again run their football club next season. Mr Ben Kent, who was mainly instrumental in establishing the team, has been again elected secretary. I would advise the club to make a bid for the use of that excellent field opposite Club Street. The Brothers Ivor and Tom Meredith, two well-known local sportsmen, are making a bid at establishing an up-to- date physical culture club for Cwmbach. I feel certain that the club will be most strongly supported. What has become of the effort once made in the town to establish a Y.M.C.A.? The promoters had suggested the formation of a gymnastic or ath- letic club. What a glorious oppor- tunity lost! The Aberdare Church Cricket eleven secured a decisive victory over Aber- cynon on Saturday last under the aus- pices of Division 1. of the Glamorgan League. The Darians, moreover, signalled- their first appearance this season on the Athletic Grounds with a win-which may prove a happy augury for the club in general. The homesters won by 24 runs, the scores being Aber- dare, 67; Abercynon, 43. A feature of the game was the brilliant form shown by Ward Davies for the Darians, who succeeded in compiling the top score of 26 runs, not out. He is a very cautious batsman, and he is also very successful in every otter form of sport. Tommy George, our demon bowler, succeeded in doing very nicely, taking 6 wickets for 8 runs. However, several of our local cracksmen suffered hard lines that day in being either caught or bowled quite ) unexpectedly. The locals have a most versatile wicket-keeper in the person of Woodcliffe, a new comer. The home pitch was in splendid condition that day, and the climatic conditions were ideal. A little more nublic support is all that is now required. Abercynon also gave a good account of themselves—especially in fielding. Her- bert Davies, their left-handed bowler, was in grand form; yet he found the local batsmen equal to the occasion. At least, he failed to dispose of Ward Davies, try as he would. The visitors' batsman with the ruddy locks did very well in compiling a total of 16 runs. On the whole it was a pleasant game to watch, and quite worthy of a good gate. The Churchmen won the league cup last year; will they also annex this season's trophy? I hope so. In the person of Mr J. G. Havard, the Churchmen have a most able and efficient captain, whose advice, both on and off the field, is sought for, and whose opinions are greatly respected. He is the very life of the club (who are, by the way, a pretty lively lot). Mr Havard is, perhaps, better known in football circles, having acted as a first- class referee during the past few years. A member of the South Wales Referees' Association he is quite at home in ex- plaining any of the intricacies of the laws of the game, and on the field rules with the proverbial rod of iron. He has introduced several players into the town team, and has been a clever player himself. Pigeon-flying appears to be a favourite pastime with a good number of the voung men at Abernant, where a series of "sweeps" are held. There are quite a large number of birds always avail- able in this district, and preference is given to the Homer and the Red-Checker variety. This (Thursday) afternoon the mem- bers of our motor-cycle club will make a long run from the Square to Porth- I cawl. Many of the riders are enthusi- astic golfers, so the trip will prove of dual importance to them. Who was the local enthusiast who sustained a puncture with his light- weight motor-cycle at Rhigos on Wed- nesday evening and was obliged to push his machine home all the way ? Is it true that he had also fallen by the wayside?" The sympathy of the members of the Motor-cycle Club, as well as of a host of friends in town, will go out to Mr Frank Hek in his bereavement through the death of his mother. History repeats itself. The Aberdare Town Football team have been drawn to play Mardy in the preliminary round of the English Cup Competition. Last year the match took place at Aberdare, but this season the game will be played at Mardy. Lat year the Darians succumbed to a one nil defeat. I wonder whether they will turn the tables upon the Rhondda- ites this time ?
Letters to the Editor. DESECRATION OF THE GOR- SEDD AT MOUNTAIN ASH. Sir,—Kindly allow me the use of your columns to protest most vigor- ously against the thoughtless, nay, wilful desecration of the Gorsedd Circle at Mountain Ash. Here is a rare Druidical site, containing com- monplace slabs certainly, but entire- ly surrounded by sacred oaks—most unusual in modern creations—giving the spot a seeming historic signifi- cance. Moreover, the shady Grove is one of the most charming and pic- turesque spots in the valley. Yet children almost daily use the trees there as cricket stumps (!), the piti- ful seats implanted as theatrical platforms, and the Gorsedd stones as rehearsing places of the adventur- ous deeds of the mythical "Dead- wood Dick," "Pete, Sam & Harry," etc. Surely the District Council should do something to preserve this beau- tiful and valuable spot.-f remain, RATEPAYER.
PKNRHIWCEIBER POST OFFICE AND HALF HOLIDAY. Sir,—May I say a word or two on the matter that was dealt with at a meet- ing held at the Workmen's Institute, Penrhiwceiber. on Friday evening last, to hear the half-yearly report by Coun- cillor Hall and Guardian D. Davies, namely the half-day holiday granted by the Postmaster General to all the Post Office Staff. Nothing was said with regard to the outside work, only sub-postmaster and his assistants. I may point out that at present the sub-postmaster at Penrhiwceiber works 16 hours per day and (5 hours on Sun- day, making a total of 102 per week, with nightly telephone calls to attend to. The assistants work 12 hours per day—taking meals on duty, and have to work one hour after 8 p.m. The workmen present at the meeting dealt with the matter in a very reason- able spirit, wishing that other people might enjoy what they enjoyed them- selves, if no inconvenience would be caused to anybody thereby. Tele- grams could be received from any sub- scriber's 'phone or the 'vhone at the Workmen's Institute, and a competent operator would be kept on duty. The half holiday was unanimously voted for. But a letter was read by the chair- man from the Chamber of Trade oppos- ing the half holiday, but giving no reason whatever for doing so. Who are these people that constitute the Chamber of Trade? Do they fairly represent the tradespeople of Penrhiw- ceiber? Are they all tradespeople? Merely visiting shops to gossip does not make a tradesman. We have them trying to set back the hands of the clock by opposing the half-day holiday (enjoyed by themselves) to these hard- worked Post Office workers, who get no rest except a few hours on Sunday. Moreover, some of the opponents of the boon of a weekly half-holiday to these sweated public servants are of the class who hold up their hands in horror if they see such -people taking a drive on Sunday. I am afraid that envy is at the root of it. If I have a grudge against anyono it would be cowardly on my part to use any society as a means to pour vengeance on him. The question is often asked who is the ruling power in this society? Is it not a fact that our present post- master was the means to have the post office opened on Sundays for stamps only aRd a despatch. No one but a fool would expect more on Sunday. Yet there are among those who oppose this half-holiday people who have actu- ally asked for postal orders on Sunday. —Yours, WORKMAN.
Trinity, Aberdare. The Rev. A. Wynne Thomas, Swansea, was the preacher at Trinity English C.M. Church on Sunday. I At the morning service the rev. gen- tleman addressed the children on the following words, taken from the Psalms: Thy words have I hid in my heart, that I may not sin against thee." He remarked that he heard a sermon on these words which summed up the text as a reference to "the best book in the best place for the best purpose." Mr. Thomas based his sermon on the first part of Luke V., where is recorded the mir- aculous draught of fishes. The Saviour, remarked the preacher, never observed convention. He taught the people out of the ship. He did not consider, like some people did, that the church was the only place where a person could be con- verted. He came near to the things of this world in order that he could better explain the things of the other world. Our Lord was not concerned with men on the Sabbath day and in the sanctuary only. He wanted to stand by us while engaged in the occupations of our daily lives. He spoke with as much authority in our private affairs as he did in the church. To shut up Christ in a church was to shut him up in a tomb. Some one might say. "Christ has spoken well of faith and repentance, but what does he know of boats and nets and fishes?" What did the preacher know of social problems and business affairs? Well, if the preacher's message did not touch these problems and affairs then it was not worth delivering. There was more in life than many were pre- pared to admit. They measured life by the foot rule of their own limited experience. There were times when our best efforts were fruitless and when our lives appeared to be failures. Why did the disciples have to toil all night and get nothing In order to teach them dependence on Jesus. All the human elements in the miracle of the draught of fishes was a failure. Even the net which held the fishes broke. No human credit was to be had from this business. When Christ came to our aid our human organisations would have to go. The grand error which the church made was to im- agine that God's spirit could only flow along the channels which she had made. Dealing with the effect of the miracle, Mr. Thomas said that we would not care to meet with a being who knew all the secrets of our life unless we were aware that his knowledge of us was equalled by his love for us. Jesus knew, and he loved also. A solo, "The Holy City," was ren- dered by Miss Daisy Williams, Tylorstown, Mr. J. Arkite Phillips being the organist. In the afternoon the Bible story, "The Life of Samuel," was performed by the Sunday School children. The conduc- toi was Mr. Cledwyn Jones, and the organist Mr. D. Rice Jones. Mr. W. T James, supt. of the Sunday School, presided. A quartette was given by Mrs. Lewis, Messrs. Trevor Jones, Ivor Bryant and R. R. Price; and an oc- tette by Mrs. Lewis, Miss Irene Jones, Messrs. R. R. Price, Ernie James, Ivor Kenny, J. Jones, H. Kenny, and F. G. Kenny. The reciters were: Misses Fknt, Gladys Jones. Green, fry Hek, Doris Hek, Nellie Retford, Messrs. Ivor Bryant, Charles Gratton. Arthur Smith, Penrhvn Francis. Trevor C. Jones, Arwyn T. Jones. Eric Runge, Ernie James, Idwai Jones, Stephen Jones, Robert Jones, her Kenny, Ralph Kenny, Jack Retford, and Glyn Nicholas. In the evening Mr. Thomas again Sreached, and Mrs. W. U. Lewis ren- ered a solo, "The Promise of T.ife."
Obituary. MRS. HEK. ABERDARE. We very much regret to record the death of Mrs Margaret Hek, widow of the late Mr James Hek, contractor, Aberdare, who passed away on Thurs- day, June 19th, in her 67th year, at her residence, Brondeg Terrace. She was a very highly-respected resident of Aberdare. The interment took place on Thursday last at the Old Cemetery, Aberdare, when the Rev. T. Jones, of Barrv, formery of Carmel English Bap- tist Church, Aberdare, officiated. The chief mourners were: —I irst coach, Messrs J. W. Hek, W. P. Hek, Frank G. Hek, sons; W. Studlev Hek, brother- in-law, Bristol, and John George, bro- ther; 2nd coach, Messrs Edwin George, brother; H. J. Priddle, Bristol; Tom Davies. Merthyr, and J. Jen kins sons-in- law; 3rd coach, Messrs Fred Hek, Jonah Jones, and John Davies, Merthyr, cousins. The bearers were: Messrs G. Vaughan Jenkins, Merthyr; D. R. Griffiths, Illtvd Williams, Ted Burge, R. P. Jones, H. V. Reeves, F. W. Caunt, and J. A. Bosher. Beautiful wreaths had been given by the following: Mr and Mrs J. W. Hek; Mr and Mrs Harry Priddle; Mr and Mrs J. Jenkins; Mr and Mrs W. P. Hek; Mrs S. J. Leaker, daughter; Mr and Mrs Tom Davies; Mr Frank G. Hek Mr John George; D. Margaret Priddle, May, Willie, and Lyndhurst Hek, Constance Priddle, Trevor, Willie, and Frank Hek, and Jack Jenkins, grandchildren; Mr and Mrs Stanley Phillpott, Tunbridge Wells; Mr and Mrs Jonah Jone^> cousins; Mr and Mrs Gratten, Cardiff; Mrs Bosher and family; Nurse Smith; Mr and Mrs Wood and family; Mrs G. Burge; Mr and Mrs H. V. Reeves; Mr G V. Jenkins; Mr and Mrs R. S. Belsten; Miss Swish; Miss Cowley, and Mrs Baker, and the employees of Mr Frank G. Hek. Messrs R. P. Jones, J. A. Bosher, and Arthur Bowen represented the Aber- dare and District Motor-cycle Club, of which Mr Frank G. Hek is captain. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr F. D. E. George.
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To Select New J.P.'s. List of Advisory Committee Members. The following gentlemen have been appointed to constitute the Glamorgan Advisory Committee for the selection of magistates Lord Pontypridd, Mabon, M.P., Mr. W. Brace, M.P., Mr. Godfrey L. Clark, J.P., Mr. T. W. David (Ely Rise), Major-general Lee, J.P., Sir J. T D. Llewelyn, Mr. T. P. Jenkins, J.P., Tonypandy; Mr. W. Howells, J.P., Bryncoed, Neath; Mr. 0. H. Jones, J.P., Fonmon; Mr. W. H. Mathias, J.P., Mr. J. 1. D. Nicholl, J.P., fr. Rhys Williams, J.P. In addition to the above there are two sub- committees appointed as follows: For East Glamorgan District-Mr. Thomas Griffiths, J.P. (Rhondda), Mr. James Roberts, J.P. (Treforest), and Mr. Ed- win Williams (Ynysybwl). For Aber- dare and Mountain Ash—Alderman William Jones, Colonel Morgan Morgan, J.P., and Mr. Lewis N. Williams, J.P., Aberdar6.—Mr Edwin Williams, Ynysy- bwl, is a working collier engaged at the Ladv Windsor Colliery. He was the first secretary of the Miners' Federation Lodge at Ynysybwl. Mr. Williams is Chairman of the local Co-operative Society, and is a Liberal and Baptist. He is the only active working-man mem- ber of the Advisory Committee.
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A WORD FOR SPIRITUALISM. Sir,It is all very well for the Rev. M. Jenkins, Mr. R. T. Evans, and other gentlemen, to condemn Spiritualism, but they cannot argue a man out of his own experience. I am not a Spiritualist-have not even been to a seance, but I bear willing testimony to the fact that spirits do visit this earth. In fact, one has been in constant attendance upon me for the past few weeks. Let me endeavour to describe my visitor. His arrival was peculiar. As I have said I have not been to a seance, but I have heard from sensi- ble intelligent people of the wonder- ful happenings that may both be seen and heard there. How strange, I thought, on one occasion, are the many ways of obtaining knowledge! The thought that spirits came from that far-off country to inform us that it is the property of fire to burn and of water to wet, quite overcame me, Suddenly I heard a chuckle, and immediately the exact geographical position of my fifth rib—both east and west- was indicated. Thus my visitor an- nounced his arrival. < Since then I have been regularly attended by one of the merriest com- panions imaginable. He is a regular demon for mischief, but absolutely devoid of malice- I hear his chuckle as I prepare for my beauty sleep at night he it is who reminds me that another day has come. Anti-Spiritualists may deny this, but not all the king's horses nor all the king's men will convince me that I am mistaken. My colleague has one failing. He chuckles rather than talks. In fact, his vocabulary I seems limited to five or six words. I These I hear only on state occasions. Some friend, perhaps, has just in- formed me that at a recent seance a spirit returned from the yfcher side to tell him who he (my friend) was and where he sat. It is then that my ribs are thumped my hat poked into the corner of my eye; my nose tweaked, and my ear pinched. It is then I hear in a tone which tickles my very soul: "Lord, what fools these mortals be!" I am, etc., PUCK.
Church Lads' Brigade. On Saturday last the Aberdare Church Lads' Brigade (Glain. Cadets) attended the Inspection of the Uandatf Regiment at Ynysangharad Park, Pont- ypridd, and were detailed for duty in the No. 2 Rhondda Battalion, com- manded by Col. M. Morgan. Mountain Ash, Commander of the oth Welsh Territorials. The various companies paraded in review order at the T.V.R. Station, and marched through the town to the Park, headed by the massed Bugle Band. The Brigadier, General Craigee, was received by the Brigade, under the Command of Major Dowdes- well, R.S.O., in review order at the general salute. The General, assisted by Captain Mathias, the new Adjutant of the 5th Batt. Welsh Hegt,. minutely inspected the different units, including 150 Girls of the Nursing Brig;ldp. After the march past the Cadets were formed up in close order, and addressed by the General, who expressed himself well pleased with all he had seen, and would report most favourably to Lord Gren- fell and the Authorities in London. Three hearty cheers, led by the Brigade Commander, Major Dovi-desii-ell, R.S.O., were given to the General by the Cadets. There were 700 on parade, tn- cluding the 150 girls. The 1st Battal- ion, Cardiff, was commanded by Major F. Vaughan Cleeves; 2nd Batt. IUwn- deb by Col. Morgan M organ. Com- J mander of the 5th Welsh; :I'd Batt. Rhymney by Captain Southev. 5th Welsh, Merthyr; 4th Batt. Newport by Major Bown, the Regimental Corres- pondent. The 1st Welsh Batt. Church Nursing Brigade (Girls), Pontypridd, was in charge of Major Olrs.1 Evan John. The Incorporated Church Scouts and Church Training Corps, Captain Horlock, Llandaff. The Aber- dare Company sent down 37 lad* and 2 officers--Captnin T. G. Cbivers and Lieut. Turrell, late of the UHi- Hussars Band.
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