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Brlwsion yr Areithfa.

-____-_------Briwsion o Bregeth.

Cymanfa Ganu yn Aberdar.

Bethania, Aberdare.

Good Friday Services.

-----Aberdare Easter Vestry.

Appointment of Churchwardens…

Old Parish Church.

The Vicar and Testimonials.

A Fatal Error.

Pains after Meals.

Aberaman Organist Honoured


Aberaman Minister's Farewell.


Aberaman Minister's Farewell. The pastor's farewell meeting was held at Gwawr Baptist Chapel, Aber- aman, on Wednesday. The Rev. W. T. Francis, who has ministered at 11 Gwawr for some years, has taken up the pastorate of Calfaria (B.), Llanellv. At 5 o'clock a social tea was held. The lady members of Gwawr attended at the tables and a large number en- joyed the edibles prepared. At 7 o'clock the farewell meeting was held. The Chairman was the Rev. J. Griffiths, Calfaria, Aberdare. Letters expressing regret at inability to be present had been received from Revs. Cefni Jones, Hirwaun; T. Thomas, Godreaman; R. H. Davies and Joseph James, Cwmbach, and Llechidon Wil- liams, Cadoxton. Rev. D. Hopkin, B.A., Noddfa, Trecynon, offered prayer.' Addresses were afterwards delivered by the Revs. J. Griffiths; Tvwi Jones B Williams, Abernant; E."W. Llewelyn and H. P. Jenkins. Aberaman; W. R. Lewis and Henner Thomas, Cwmaman John Lewis, Hebron; W. A. Jones' Cwmdare; D. Bassett, Gadlys; Cynog Williams, Heolyfelin; J. B. Davies, Abercwmhoi; R. S. Rogers, Rhos, & W. Davies, Soar, Mountain Ash Mr John Williams (deacon) and Mr David Rees, Gwawr. The Chairman then called uoon Mr John Williams (deacon), Regent St.. to present Mrs. Francis with a beautiful mahogany work table bearing the fol- lowing inscription: Cyflii-,N-tie(lig i Mrs. Francis gan chwiorydd Eglwys y Bedyddwyr yn Gwawr, Aberaman, fel arwydd o'u parch a'u hedmvgedd, Ebrill 8fed. 1914." Mr Francis was also presented by Mrs. Williams, Elm Grove, Aberdare, with about twenty valuable Theological books as an expression of the members' goodwill to him. The Chairman presented Mr. Francis with Young's Massive Concordance, on behalf of the Baptist Ministers' Fra- ternal and the R^ey. John Lewis, Hebron, presented liiiii with a volume of the late Rev. William James, Aberd are,\s sermons, on behalf of I "rndeh Gweinidogion Cymraeg Aber- aman." He was also made the recip- ient of an eligant morocco Bible present- ed to him by Mrs Rachel Morgan, 5 George Street, Aberaman, who is now the oldest member of Gwawr Baptist Church. Mr and Mrs Francis suitably respond- ed. The meeting was terminated in prayer by the Rev. D. Bassett.

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