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PARK PICTURE PALACE, Gadlys MANAGER WALTER HOPCROFT. MONDAY, TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY, "THE PARASITE" and A LOVE OF 64 Sensational and Thrilling Dramas. I THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY, "SILAS MARNER" Sensational & Thrilling Drama, in Two Parts Send your Children to our Matinee on Saturday Morning, at 11 ololook, when Mr. Hopcroft will personally look well after- them. Continuous Performance from 3 to 10.30. Prices, 3d., 4d., 6d., 9d. & 1s. PARK'S THE PLACE. PARK'S THE PLACE. I Mwa ■■ 14 Britain's Greatest Ea« • 13 O I vWfi) Showman, Proprietor of Bostock A Wombwell's Menagerie and Continental Circuses, has much pleasure in presenting THE ROYAL ITALIAN CIRCUS which he has recently acquired, WILL VISIT I FAIRGROUND, ABERDARE, j MONDAY and TUESDAY, MAY 18th and 19th. Seats may be booked at W. H. Smith & Son's, 23A Commercial Street. PAVILION GROUND, MOUNTAIN ASH, WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY, MAY 20th & 21st. Seats may be booked at C. Grier, Stationers' Hall, Mountain Ash. IVOR FIELD, PONTYPRIDD, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, MAY 22nd and 25rd. 200 PERFORMING ANIMALS The Greatest assemblage of Trained Animals in the Universe. The One and Only Clrous of its kind In the World. As commanded on Two occasions within One Year to appear at Buckingham Palace, before their most Gracious Majesties, the late King Edward, Qaeen Alexandra, and the Royal Family, including our present KING AND QUE EN. Quite different from any other Circus in Britain, and must be seen to be believed. Wonderful Performing Elephants, Zebras, Ponies, Almost Human Apes & Monkeys, Educated Dogs, Goats, Bears, &c. and the Marvellous Performing A Veritable Revel- SEA LIONS & SEALS, ation in Training. ation in Training. Twice Daily at 3 & 8 p.m. Admission 6d., 1/ 2/ 3/ YSTRADMYNACH. TO BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS. TENDERS are invited for the Erection of 100 to 200 Dwelling Houses, and the Construction of Roads, Lanes and Sewers for same, at Ystrad- mynach for the Brynmynach Building Company, Limited. The site adjoins Ystradmynach Station. Siding accommodation will be provided by the Company on the site, and stone may be procured from the Company's Quarry which adjoins the site. Sealed and endorsed Tenders to be sent to Mr David Rees, Secretary, 41 Lewis Street, Abera man, Aberdare, on or before Monday, the 25th day of May, 1914. The lowest or any tender not neces- sarily accepted. R. H. WILLSON, Licentiate R.I.B.A., Aberaman, Aberdare. ABERDARE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL. ELECTRICITY AND TRAMWAYS DEPARTMENT. Temporary Clerk. THE Services of a Temporary Clerk are required for Three Months in the above Department of the Aber- dare Urban District Council. The Salary offered is 25s. per week. Appli- cants are required to possess a know- fedge of shorthand and typewritting, and must be good at figures. Applications to be addressed to the undersigned, endorsed, "Temporary Clerk," and to be delivered on or before Monday next, the 18th instant. A. J. ABRAHAM, M.I.E.E., General Manager. Electricity and Tramways Dept., Gadlys Estate, Aberdare. May 12th, 1914. ABERDARE EDUCATION COMMITTEE. APPLICATIONS are Invited for the following posts:- (1) A Cleaner for the Ynyslwyd I Mixed and Infants Schools. Wages, L62 5s. per annum. (2) A Cleaner for the Glynhafod Mixed School. Wages, JE33 8s. per annum. The person appointed will also be expected to act as attendant at the I School Baths. Duties to commence on June 1st. 1914. The General Regulations may be seen at the Education Office. Applications, stating age and past ex- perience, accompanied by two recent testimonials, must be sent on or before noon on Tuesday, the 19th May next, to the Director of Education, Aberdare. Ladles, Read This. ADV10E FREE for Btamp.— Mre M. Stewart's famous Female Remedy lever tails. Address-R, Guinea-at, Bristol. I EVERY WOMAN Should send two stamps for our 32 page Illustrate* Book, containing Valuable Information how 8IJ Irregularities and Obstructions may be entirely avoided or removed by simple means. Reoom- mended by eminent Physicians, as the only Safe. likre and Genuine Remedy. Never FaUa Tfcoi'i d" of Testimonials. Established 1861 MR. PAUL BLANCHARD, Oirtromont House. Dalaton Lane, Londasu I ^ures ln Howr* I derangements ot the Urinary f |ljnaJU £ kiA Organs. Superior to Copaiba, i, Cubebs and Injections. No nauseating effects with tnese IW^IIsW Capsules. Of alt Chemists, oc fl 1 Wl/M ■ fMF post free for 3/6 from— P t WI, COX CO. (Dept. A thtj I 49, Haymarket, London, W, 1 THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ABERDARE. SWIMMING INSTRUCTOR. THE above Council invite applica- JL tions for the post of Swimming Instructor, who will take full charge of the Council's Swimming Baths at the Public Park, for the season only. Applicants must be expert Swimmers, and be able to teach Swimming. Wages, 32s. per week, including Sunday duty, from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. Applications, stating age, and present occupation, endorsed Swimming In- structor," with not more than two testi- monials, to reach the undersigned not later than the morning of Monday, the 25th day of May, 1914. D. LLEWELLYN GRIFFITHS, Town Hall, Clerk. Aberdare. THE URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ABERDARE. HIRWAIN CEMETERY. THE above Council invite applica- tions for the post of Grave- digger-Caretaker at their Hirwain Cemetery. Wages, 22s. per week, with rent of lodge free. A knowledge of Welsh is desirable on the part of appli- cants, as well as of shrubs and orna- mental trees. Applications stating age, present oc- cupation, and number in family, accom- panied by not more than two testimon- ials, and endorsed Gravedigger- Caretaker," must reach the under- signed not later than the morning of Monday, the 25th day of May, 1914. D. LLEWELLYN GRIFFITHS, Town Hall, Aberdare. Clerk. MOUNTAIN ASH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT. NOTICE OF AUDIT. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the District Auditor of the Glamorganshire Audit District has ap- pointed the Audit of the Accounts of the Governors of the Mountain Ash County School and of any Committee Appointed by them and of their Officers for the period ended 31st March, 1914, to commence on Thursday, the 28th day of May, 1914, at 10 o'clock in the fore- noon, at the Offices of the Clerk, Ffrwd Offices, Mountain Ash. AND NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a copy of the Accounts duly made up and balanced, together with all Account Books, Deeds, Contracts, Ac- counts, Vouchers, and Receipts men- tioned or referred to in such accounts, will be deposited at the said Offices, Mountain Ash, and be open during Office Hours thereat to the inspection of all persons interested for Seven Clear Days before the day appointed for the Audit, and all such persons shall be at liberty to take copies or extracts from the same without fee or reward. Dated this 12th day of May, 1914. G. A. EVANS, Clerk to the Governors. NEW TOWN HALL, PONTYPRIDD, THE THIRD Annual EISTEDDFOD Will be held on 0 SATURDAY, i JULY 11th, 1914. Open Male Voice Competition-" The Assyrian Came :Down." Open Soloa and Recitations, &c. Adjudicator: D. VAUGHAN THOMAS, M.A., Mus. Doc. Swansea. For farther particulars apply tó- The SECRETARY, 2 & 3 Taff Street, Pontypridd. ABERDARE'S PRETTY ICTURESQUE UBLIC ARK. Ideal place for BATHING, OATING, AND SPORTS. Teas provided for large numbers, such as Sunday Schools and Picnic Parties. For Estimates apply to F. C. SMITH, 43 Lewis Street, Aberaman, Lessee and Caterer at the Park PARKS AMUSEMENTS COMMITTEE (Under the auspices of the Aberdare District Council). ABERDARE. (lew Athletic Grounds (By kind permission of LORD MERTHYR). WHI1 TUESDAY, June 2nd, 1914, GRAND Musical Ride AND Military Display By Picked N.C.O.'s and Men of the fol- lowing Begimentr, from the Western Gav- airy Depot, Newport, viz 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays), 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales' Own). 4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish), 6th Dragoon Guards (Carbineers). The Display will consist of items given by the Team at the Royal Naval Military Tournament at the Olympia, London, on May 14th to 28th. GREAT HALF-SEOTION TENT PECCING COMPETITION AND BOY SCOUTS COMPETITIONS. See the MUSICAL RIDE — a really Magnificent Speotaole. Aberdare Town Band will be in attendance. Gates open at 1 o'clook, to commence at 2. Popular Prices-Field, 6d.; Stand, lB. The whole of the proceeds will be devoted towards pioviding FREE ENTERTAINMENTS in the Public Park. NEW ATHLETIC GROUNDS, ABERDARE. Carnival, Whit-Monday, June, 1, 1914. Military Display, Whit.Tuesday, June 2. 1914. THE Committees of the above invite .M. Tenders for the right of supply- ing Refreshments (non-intoxicants), in- cluding tea, at the above. The successful Tenderer will be ex- pected to provide the necessary Tent, etc. Tenders to be in my hands not later than 18th Mav next. E. STONELAKE. Cledwyn Terrace, Aberdare. B Y S E A SUMMER TOURS. To Firth of Clyde, Scottish High- lands, Belfast, Portrush, North of Ireland. Isle of Man. From Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea and Newport. CIRCULAR TOURS TO Glasgow, Edinbargh, London, &c. Guide Book & all particulars free from Alexander Gregor, 13 Bute Cres., Cardiff. I IF YOU WANT A PRIVATE CASH ADVANCE ♦ apply to— ALBERT E. GASH, 6, UPLANDS CRESCENT, Swansea. Where any respectable person may obtain a Loan from tio to any amount without fuss or loan office formalities. No fees or sureties are required, and the amonnt is advanced in full. Should you require MONEY for any purpose Whatsoever, apply to The Aberdare & Merthyr Mutual Permanent Money Society. (Registerl d under Friendly Societies Act). For Prospectus and further particulars apply to Secretary, 49 Commercial Street, Aberdare (opposite Jay's). Loans granted immediately, with strict secrecy guaranteed. ABERDARE FLOWER SHOW. ABERNANT PARK, AUG. 4tli, 1914. TENDERS ARE INVITED for the -L Right of Supplying Refreshments at the above. The successful Tenderers will be ex- pected to provide the necessary Tents, etc. For further particulars apply to the Secretary- JOHN EYNON, 31 Cardiff St., Aberdare. Prepaid Small Advertisments. Inserted at the following specially low rates:- One week. 8 wks. 6 wks. s. d. s. d. s. d. 16 words 0 6 1 0 1 6 24 0 9 1 6 2 8 8-2 1 0 2 0 8 0 44) 1 8 2 6 8 9 48 J, 1 .6 8 0 4 6 Theae charges apply only to the follow- ing classes of advertisements :—Apart- ments, Situations (Vacant or Wanted), To Let, Lost or Found, and Miscellaneous Wants. Properties for Sale or Wanted at double above rate. Remittances may be made by Postal 0 Orders or half-penny stamps. If not prepaid extra will be charged. Advertisement and Publishing Offices, Cardiff Street, Aberdare. LOST. SUNDAY, between Trinity Church k3 and Ruther's, Old Gold Brooch. Reward on returning to 2 Abernant Road. -Â. WANTED. A COMPETENT young man as Secre- tary to the Aberdare Valley Dis- trict Association of Friendly Societies. Must have experience of Friendly Socie- ties work. Salary, about L40. Appli- cations, marked Applications for Secretary," must reach me, with full particulars, by noon Tuesday, 19th May.—E. Howells Evans, Solicitor, Boot Chambers, Aberdare. YOUNG Girl for light house-work.— Apply, 16 Tanybryn Street. EXPERIENCED General. Refer- JLJ ences required. Apply, Mrs. Temple, Aberaman. ENERGETIC, sober and trustworthy agent for a first-class Assurance Company. Good book, full time. Ap- ply in own handwriting.—Fortis, c/o Leader Office, Aberdare. YOUNG Girl for housework; age 15 or 16. — Apply personally, 48 Broniestyn Terrace. GOOD day girl or morning girl.— Apply, Alltwen, Abernant Road. BY June 3rd, apartments for young married couple, one child (12 months old). State lowest terms.—Ap- ply, 12M "Leader" Office. EXPERIENCED GENERAL. GOOD Wages.—Globe Hotel, Aberdare. COMFORTABLE lodgings with c homely people. Separate bed- room.—Apply, B.B., "Leader" Office. JUNE 1st, furnished apartments for newly-married couple. Bath and piano preferred.—Apply, P, "Leader" Office. IMPROVER for the Dressmaking.- JL Mrs. James, Cwmaman Road. WANTED to rent a 7 or 8 roomed house in Aberdare, near centre. —Apply, A.K., "Leader" Office. A BOY newly left school (14) seeks situation. Office work preferred. —Apply, J.J., "Leader" Office. TO Rent a House in Aberdare. Large rooms preferred to number of small ones.—Apply, A.P., "Leader" Office. A SMART respectable young man as apprentice to the Gents Mercery. —Apply, Illtyd Williams, Compton House, TO LET. 4 TWO comfortably-furnished rooms, close to town, suitable for young couple.—Apply, X.L., "Leader" Office. FURNISHED Rooms for gentleman in Stuart Street. Convenience for Motor Cydle.-Apply, N.X., 'Leader' Office. LONG Room, suitable for any pur- pose.—Williams, Supply Stores, Aberdare. SITTING Room and Bedroom in Bel- mont Terrace, suitable for one or two gentlemen. Bath, h. and c. Minute's walk from Tramway.-Apply, IB, "Leader" Office. TWO comfortably furnished rooms, near town. — Apply, X.L., "Leader" Office, Aberdare. HOUSE to let, 20 Montague Terrace. JH —Apply, Mrs. Morris, Iron Bridge Hotel. WMAMAN.-IN very best position, Lock-up Shop.—Apply, Watkins, Dare Villas, Aberdare. STABLE and Coach-house to let, cen- trally situated in Weatheral St. —Apply, Morgan, Telynfa, Aberdare. OFFICES above Lipton's Shop, Victoria Square, Aberdare. Six front rooms. Centrally situated.—Ap- ply, M. Isaac, Victoria Square, Aber- dare. CARDIFF ROAD.—Double fronted shop to let or for sale. — Apply, Roberts, Elm Grove, Aberdare. PROPERTIES FOR SALE. HOUSE AND SHOP. Licence JH granted by the Bute for same. Excellent position for Hairdresser and Tobacconist or any business. Pleasant locality.—Apply, R.T., 'Leader' Office, Aberdare. TO BE SOLD BY PRIVATE TREATY.—Numbers 33 and 35 Aelybryn Terrace, Penrhiwceiber, let at 6/6 per week each. Double frontage. Ground rent, Ll 3s. 9d. each.—Apply, Gwilym Jones, Solicitor, Mountain Ash. BY Private Treaty, House in Wind Street, Aberdare. Good invest- ment.—Apply, D. Jones, 1 Canon St. PROPERTIES WANTED. TO Purchase Cottage in Aberdare, 5 or 6 rooms; garden; moderate price.—Apply by letter, 2H, "Leader" Office. < t Y WLADFA NEWYDD," history I of the Welsh Settlement at Patagonia. Stirring scenes described. Published at 1/ now sold at 4d.— "Leader" and "Tarian" Office, Aber- dare. HAVE you anything to sell, or do you want to buy an artiole second-hand P Try an advertisement in this column. 16 words for 6d. FOR SALE. WALNUT Pianoforte, in good con- v T dition. Iron frame, good tone, £ 8. Also new Iron frame Pianoforte', all the latest improvements, £ 15' Room wanted. Terms to suit custom- ei-Apply, T. Jones, 58 Monk Street, Aberdare. TWO Second-hand Gents' Cycles. Good condition. Cheap.—ADDIV 11 Albert Street, Aberdare. SIX PIGS, nine weeks old.—Applv No. 12 Tanyard Place, Aberaman. A MARE, harness and new flat cart. —Apply, M.T., "Leader" Office. 1913 Free Engine B.S.A. Motor; idle; practically new. Trial. 26 Stuart Street, Aberdare. A PERAMBULATOR, in good con- dition; almost new. Best offer; cost £ 5 5s.—Apply, B, "Leader" Office! AN old-established newsagent, con- fectionery, tobacconist and gener- al business in Aberdare. Same hands for 20 years. Main Street. Tram halt in front, and next door to Cinema. Present owners retiring. Comfortable dwelling rooms. A sure fortune for striving people.—Apply, F.R., 'Leader' Office. NEW HUDSON 3* h.p. Motor Bicycle, J.A.P. Engine, Arm- strong Three-speed Hub Gear, in splen- did condition. Also Mills-Fulford Spring Wheel Cane Sidecar, to hold child as well as adult passenger. Lucas Lamps and all accessories. For price and further particulars apply to H. L. Jones, Ivy Cottage, Abernant, Aber- dare, where Bicycle may be seen. KARN ORGAN must be sold, owner going abroad. Offers by letter only to Price, 3 Cogan Hall Cottages, Penarth. Organ can be seen at Harm- ston's Music Stores, Cardiff St., Aber- dare. FISHING BOOK, about 200 flies, net, boots, bag, reel, line; perfect, 40s.—64 Glyngwyn Street, Miskin. HICKENS.-Champion Cross Bred, 6s. per doz. week old. Pure Breeds, 7s. per dozen. Always ready. —George, General Stores, Cwmdare. WALLPAPERS from l$d. per roll. Any quantity, large or small, lupplied at Wholesale Prices. Our stock exceeds 250,000 rolls of all classes. rite for patterns stating what class you require.—(Dept. 147) Barnett Wall- paper Co., Ltd., Knott Mill, Manches- ter. A PIANO BARGAIN. FOR SALE.—Drawing room modal J_ in handsome walnut case, ivory keys, full compass, steel frame, check action. By noted maker-Bishop, London. Guaranteed perfect. Cost 50 guineas. Our price, 12 guineas. PARR, CADLYS PIANO STORES, ABERDARE. WE SELL TO ADVERTISE. -p'? ¡:r- "THE OLD FIRM"—Established 1886. CASE BROS., ARTISTS IN FLOWERS, S9 QUEEN STREET, CARDIFF. Tel., 628. Telegrams. Case Bros., Cardiff. Wadding Bouquets and Sprays. Wreaths and Crosses. Expert Designers. OUR SPECIALITY WREATHS, 7/6 and 10/6. Please Send Cash with Order. Ring up 823.

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