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YNYSYBWL. REHEARSAL. On Monday last a full rehearsal by Hopkinstowu, Bryn- hyrion, and Christ Church choirs was held in Christ Church, Ynysybwl, in preparation for the parochial festival. The conductor was Mr. J. Lewis, Hopkinstown, and the organist, Mr. T. Morgan, Hopkinstown. FUNERALS. On Wednesday, the 13th inst., the interment of Mr. Thomas Edwards, Robert Street, took place at the New Cemetery. The Rev. Huw Ro- berts, B.A., was the officiating minister. -On Saturday last the interment took place of Mrs. W. Williams, Thompson Street. Deceased was a member of Jer- usalem Church. The Rev. Isaac Morris, B.A., B.D.,1 was the officiating minister. BENEFIT CONCERT. On Thurs- day last a cinema concert was held for the benefit of James Merrit, Robert Street. Dr. R. D. Morgan took the chair. The progra nme was: Song, Par- ody on H Antonio," by Mr. Barker. Song, John Henry at the Seaside," Mr. Barker. Illustration on the cornet, Mr. Barker, which was encored. Song, How they sat on the tack Mr. Bar- ker. Various splendid pictures were shown. CRICKET. On Saturday last Ponty- pridd was the visiting team. Unfor- tunately the visitors brought up a very depleted side. The home captain won the toss, and decided to bat first. The scores were: Ynysybwl, G. Gower, b. G. F. Charles, 14; W. S. Jones, b. M. Evans, 0; M. W. Morgan, b. G. F. Charles, 3; Rees Hopkins (captain), b. Mainwaring, 14; Tim Davies, b. G. F. Charles, 9; R. Richards, b. G. F. Charles, 0; H. Wilkins, run out, 26; A. Holligan, lbw., b. G. F. Charles, 4; E. Owen (vice- captain), b. G. F. Charles, 6; Tom Evans, not out, 4; Llew Williams, not out, 1; extras, 21; total for 9 wickets, 102. Bowling averages: Pontypridd, G. F. Charles, 6 wickets for 19 runs; Mog Evans, 1 wicket for 31 runs; L. Jones, 0 wicket for 10 runs; Mainwaring, 1 wicket for 15 runs; P. Thomas, 0 wic- ket for 12 runs. Ynvsybwl: E. Owen, 2 wickets for 21 runs; T. Evans, 1 wicket for 30 runs; A. Holligan, 5 wickets for 2 runs; H. Wilkins, 2 wic- kets for 9 runs. Pontypridd: Mog Evans, not out, 51; Mainwaring, b. B. Owen, 3; P. Thomas, st. Hopkins, b. T. Evans, 0; L. Jones, c. R. Hopkins', b. E. Owen, 0; G. F. Charles, c. G. Gower b. A. Holligan, 5; E. B. Thomas, c. G. Gower, b. H. Wilkins, 0; R. John, b. H. Wilkins, 0; C. Coles, st. Hopkins, b. Holligan, 3; M. Jones, b. Holligan, 0; R. Francis, b. Holligan, 0; F. Davies, b. Holligan, 0; extras, 0; total, 62. The features of the match were the fine batting of Mog. Evans, who went in first man and remained undefeated at the end. His 81 included eight boun- daries. Also the fine fielding for Ynvs- ybwl of Rees Hopkins (wicket-keeper) and Sim Davies long-stop, who did not allow one extra to be given away.

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