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ABERAMAN. WE HAVE all colours in the New Sponge Cloth for Dresses.—J. M. Evans, London U arehouse, Aberdare YNYSLWYD (B.). The Rev. C. J. Pipe, A.R.S., Abercrave, ministered at Ynyslwyd on Sunday last. DEPARTURE. Mr. Mesach Lewis, formerly newsagent at Cardiff Road, who emigrated to Toronto, Canada, some time ago, has now been followed by his wife and children, and Miss Griffiths, sister-in-law. They left Aber- aman on Wednesday for Avonmouth, whence they sailed'in the afternoon.' They take with them the best wishes of a large circle of friends. MINING. — At a colliery firemen's examination held at Swansea recently, the following obtained their first class eertificates: -Messrs. Evan Hughes, 18 Cynon Street; Isaac Batten, Ednevile Jeffreys, 347 Cardiff Road; W. J. Knight. 34 Sunny Bank Street; W. H. Bowen, 15 Regent Street; W. Howard John, Gwawr Street, and David Evans, 39 Jubilee Road. They were coached by Mr. D. S. Davies. Cardiff Road. PREACHING SERVICES. On Sat- urday evening, Sunday, and Monday last the half-yearly preaching services of Gwawr Baptist Church were held, when the special preachers were the Revs. W. Trevor Jones, Llanellv, and Taliesyn Williams, Pontyberem. Power- ful sermons were delivered to large con- gregations throughout. The singing was under the conductorship of Mr Tom Williams, whilst Mr. William Griffiths was the organist. PROPERTY SALE. Messrs John Howell, i'.A.i., and Joe Edwards con- ducted a very successful sale of pro- perties at the Swan Hotel on Thursday evening last: 29 Hill Street was sold to Mr. Hopper for .£168 10s.; 32 Hill Street to Mr. Thomas for £130; 13a Regent Street to Mr. Malpas for ;elgo; 14b Regent Street to Mr. Burrows for ~187Street to Mr. Bryant for £ 170; 29 Margaret Street to Mr. Adams for .£171. Mr. John Howell sold ^°-.32r £ urre Street to Mr. Thomas for £ 15o. Ihe vendors' solicitors for lots 1 to 6 were Messrs. W. T. Howell and W. Thomas, and for lot 7 Mr. W. T Howell. DEATH AND INTERMENT. Mrs. iT hs £ ..Wife of John Griffiths, 1 Gladstone Street, passed awav on Tuesday, the 5th inst. Deceased' had rested !n Abercwmboi for manv years. She was Dr. Finney's caretaker at the old surgery m Bedford Street for a long perio 1. She was in her 64th year, and leaves a husband and two daughters. The interment took place on Saturday last at the Maesyrarian Cemetery, Mountain Ash. The Rev. H. P. Jen- m.s> karon, conducted the service, assisted by the Rev. J. Bowen Davies, Abercwmboi. The appended were the Mourners: -First coach, Miss Alice riffith8 and Mrs. William Lewi sisters; Mrs. Jones, Mountain Ash, sister; Mrs. Peter Jones, Fochriw, cousin; Mrs. Edward Lancy, Ystrad- mynach, niece; Mrs. Thomas James, P.D. Farm, Abercwmboi, niece; 2nd M^ J" Williams, Mrs. A. Mortimer, Miss Sarah Jones, and Miss £ ^y omrth, nieces, Mountain Ash; Mrs. Toward Davies and Miss Frances Rees, v!r?^are' 3rd coach, Mrs. (Dr.) t inney and Miss Wager; 4th coach, frs. Stanley Humphreys and Mrs. S. Parker cousins; 5th coach, Mrs. Wil- liam Thomas and Mrs. William Thomas, Mountain Ash, cousins; Mrs. Carden, Y nysddu; Mrs. Badham, Aberaman; Mrs. Beynon, Mr. and Mrs. Rees Lewis, Aberaman, and Mr. and Mrs. William Rees, Abercwmboi; Miss S. Hum- phreys, Mrs. B. E. Davies, Miss M. H. Lewis, Mrs. D. T. Davies, Aberaman; Mrs. J. Howells, Nelson; Mrs. Samuel Jones, Mrs. Lukey, Mrs. Phillips and Mrs. Jones, Aberaman; Mrs. Williams, Penrhiwceiber, friends. Following the hearse: Husband; brother; Messrs. William Lewis, son-in-law; Ed. Lancy, James H. Smith, Thomas Phillips, Johnny Williams, A. Mortimer, and Seth F. Morgan, Mountain Ash, nephews; Stanley Humphreys, Arthur Morgan, Sam Parker, Ed. Thomas, William Thomas, William Thomas, Mountain Ash, cousins; Edward Davies, nephew; George Carden and William Knight. Wreaths were sent by: (1) Husband and family- (25 Dr. and Mrs. Finney; (3) Mrs. Wager and family; ,r" Gilrov; (5) Mrs. Jones, sister; (6) Mr. and Mrs. Carden; (7) Dr. Finney's servants; (8) Mr. Pugh and family, Abercwmboi- (9) Nieces, Moun- tain Ash.









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