abebdare: cinema. MONDA. Y, MAY 25th, and until further notlcc, the Greatest Wonder of the Age- u EDISON'S KINETOPHONE TALKING PICTURES, The most expensive and marvellous attraction. ever brought to ABERDARE. The Subjects will be changed every MONDAY and THURSDAY, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. May 25, 26 & 37-Enormous and Exclusive Attraction- Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Way 28, 29 A- 30-startling exci ustvf ■ -V ? J (A simple tale of the love of a Gentile and a Tewe.. IT*IT** ft ff- —«- m mm ™ tragedy that followed this commingling IN PERIL. OF THE. LAW PRODUCTION)"5 LOOK OUT FOR WJBCXT MONDAY'S SPECIAL ATTRACTION. Clfiyfce y':Jr! uyn« Time and Prices as usual. HflE Gervioes for Sunday Next. HIGHLAND PLACE.—Morning at 11, Rev. George Neighbour, Mountain Ash; evening at 6, Rev. R. J. Jones, M.A., Trecynon. Memorial service to the late Col. T. Phillips.
Mountain Ash Draper's Affairs. At Neath Bankruptcy Court on Tues- day the public examination was re- sumed of Brinley Richards, draper, trading as Brinley Richards and Co., Windsor Road, Neath, and until recent- ly of No. 1 Oxford Street, Mountain Ash. Debtor's liabilities amounted to t-5,180, and the assets to £925, the deficiency being £ 4,011. Examined further by the Official Receiver, deb- tor admitted that he must have been insolvent twelve months ago, and had continued trading since. In Decem- ber last he-tried to make an arrange- ment with his creditors, the arrange- ment being to pay 11s. in the £ He borrowed altogether LI,138 fromi his wife, who had saved a certain sum be- fore marriage. His wife carried on a business as a Scotch draper at Neath between 1905 and 1910 as "Arthur and Co."—In reply to Mr T. R. Ludford, of Llanelly (for creditor), debtor said his wife was a milliner in his employ before he married her.. She sold part of her ciedit drapery business for JE430 and another portion for £160. The ex- amination was adjourned for the sign- ing of the notes.
ABERCYNON. SHOW CARDS. A vigorous and final show cards campaign is in pro- gress at the Abercynon Colliery this week. CORRECTION. In connection with the "Wreck of the Argosy" perform- ance it should have been stated that the ambulance men acted as stewards in addition to the members of the Sick Fund, and the Boy Scouts were pro- gramme sellers. ADDRESS. — On Friday evening last Mr. Aaron Wilkinson, Halifax, delivered an address at the Navigation Schools under the auspices of the local Spiritu- alist Society. There was a good at- tendance, and his address on "Spiritu- alism" was very much appreciated. NEW SUNDAY SCHOOL. Last Sunday afternoon a new Sunday School under the auspices of St. Donat's Parish Church was opened at the old Primi- tive Methodist Chapel in Basset Street. The Rev. D. Ellis Jones, L.D., vicar, àeliveroo an inspiring: address. PERSONAL. We extend our sym- pathy to Mr. Henry Jones, 1 New Street, in his sad bereavement through the death of his mother, an old inhabitant of Dowlais, which occurred on Saturday, and also his brother, Mr. George Jones, also of Dowlais, who died on the 19th. ALLIANCE OF HONOUR. A well- attended meeting of the above union was held at the Forward Movement Hall on Sunday under the presidency of the Rev. J. T. Williams. The follow- ing officers were appointed:—President, Rev. J. T. Williams; vice-presidents, the local ministers, and secretary, Mr. James Owen Davies. Committee-men, in addition to the officers, Messrs. W. John, R. T. Evans, F. Edwards, and E. J-. Thomas. Arrangements were made for the session's programme. Several new members were enrolled. C.M. REHEARSAL. A well-attended Cymanfa Ganu rehearsal (Lower Aber- dare district) was held at Tabernacle Chapel on Thursday, when representa- tives from Mountain Ash, Penrhiw- ceiber, Miskin, Ynysboeth, and Aber- cynon were present. Mr. William Davies, Mountain Ash, secretary, pre- sided, and the singing was conducted by Mr. Sam Davies, A.C., Penrhiwceiber. Mr. George Jones, Abercynon, delivered an address, and Mr. Edward Howells offered prayer. Mr. David Erasmus, Hermon^Penrhiwceiber, presided at the sieging1 was excellent. ENGLISH WES LEY AN S. On Sun- day the anniversary preaching services of the English 'Wesleyan Chapel took place, when the Rev. J. Barraclough preached in the morning and evening, and the Rev. E. D. Thomas, Carmel Welsh Weeleyan, in the afternoon. On Monday afternoon the annual tea and concert were held. Trayholders: Mrs. Stone, Mrs. Titley, Miss F. Johns, Miss Stone, assisted by Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Thomas, Miss Jones, Miss F. Forest, Mr. T. Howe, Mr. Smith, Mr. Parry, and Mr. J. Titley. At the concert a solo was given by Miss N. Titley; recitation, Mr. T. Lee, Aber- aman; mandoline selection, Signor Gallani. Dialogue, Miss Lizzie Maddox, Miss Winnie Lister, Miss W. John, and Miss A. Williams. Solo, Mrs Titley. Mr G. Stone presided, and the secretary was Mr. S. Smith. The accompanists were Mr. Parry and Mrs. Jones. CALFARIA (B.). The quarterly meetings of Calfaria Sunday School took place on Sunday last. Miss Alice How- ells opened the afternoon meeting with a recitation. Recitation, William How- ells. Solo, Lily Howells. Recitation, Alcwyn Howells. Solo, Edward Stanley Meredith. Solo, Ellen May Evans, Solo, Gwladys Lewis. Duett, Ieuan and May Howells. Solo, Blodwen Gwilym. Re- citatiou, Lizzie Mary Evans. Recita- tion of a Psalm, Mrs. Thomas. Solo, Miss Lizzie Lloyd. Recitation, Mrs. Lloyd. Song, Bessie Rees. Paper by Idwal Lloyd. Recitation, Mrs. Rees. Duett, Alice Howells and Elizabeth Ann Evans. Mr. R. T. Evans con- cluded the service in prayer. In the evening service the following took part: -Recitation of a Psalm, Miss Mary Jones. Recitation, Miss Gwladys Williams. Song, Miss Eleanor Rees. Recitation, Master Stanley Robinson. Solo, Miss L. Howells. Duett, Misses Lily Howells and Priscilla Evans. Song, Mr. Daniel Evans. Recita- tion, Mr. William Price. Paper by Mr. Mr. David John Evans. Recitation, Mrs. M. A. Davies. Song, Miss Jane Ann Evans. Instrumental duett, Mr. W. H. Evans and Ir. Edward Jones. Song, Miss Lizzie Howells. At both meetings the children's choir sang, and in the evening Mr. W. Price's party rendered a chorus. Miss Bessie Thomas presided at the organ, and Mr. William Davies, superintendent of the Sunday School, conducted the meetings. GIRLS' FRIENDLY SOCIETY. There was a very good attendance at the Workmen's Hall on Tuesday night, when a performance of "robin Hood and Maid Marian was given by the Girls' Friendly Society. The Rev. D. Ellis Jones, vicar, presided. The prin- cipal parts were carried out by the following:—Maid Marian, Miss A. Livesey; Joan, Miss Edith Evans; Ellen (daughter), Miss Joy Wil- liams; First Gleaner, Miss L. Jen- kins; First Milkmaid, Miss Ruby Lloyd; Grey Witch, Miss Katy Wil- liams; White Witch, Miss Annie John; Black Witch, Miss Eva Evans; Robin Hood, Mr. George Sutherland; Muche, Mr. Llewelyn Evans; Little John, Mr. W. E. Bowden; Will Scarlet, Mr. Syd- ney G. Rowlands; Fred Tuck, Mr. Sid- ney Evans; Allen Dale, Mr. Fred Sutherland; Sheriff of Nottingham, Mr. Thomas Lloyd; First Shepherd, Mr. W. J. Jones; Second Shepherd, Mr. W. E. Rees. A violin solo was given by Miss Bessie Howells. Solo, Mrs. C. Williams. Action songs, en- titled "The Fisher Girls," U Milk- maids," and "The Doll Show," were rendered by the little children of the society. A sketch, entitled Who's Who." was given, the following taking part:—Misses Ivy Williams, Annie John, Katy Williams, and Jennie Live- sey. The little candidates had received excellent training by Miss Cannings, and the members of the societv had been trained by the Rev. J. 'Edwin Jones, curate; Mrs. (Rev.) D. Ellis Jones, Miss Davies, and Mrs. T. J. Williams. The accompanists were Miss Flossie Rees and Mr. W. Cannings.
ABERCYNON POLICE COURT. Thursday, May 21st Before Mr R. A. Griffith (Deputy Stipendiary) and v ouncillor Griffith Evans. NKS.—Jas. Conley and John Harry, in Abercynon Road, 10s. and costs each. Thomas Roberts, in Main Road, Ynysboeth; Fred Baker, Wm Gomerov, in Wall St., Ynysboeth; Geo. Hayward, Park Street, Abercynon,; Robert Jones, in Aberdare Road, Carnetown, 10s. and costs each. LANGUAGE.—Geo. Baker, for using indecent language in Ynysboeth, 5s. and costs. FIGHTING.—Thomas Thomas and David Jarman, were brought up for obstructing the street by fighting in Abercynon Road.—P.S. Clynch proved the case.—Fined 10s. and costs each.— "W m Stokes and Thomas Evans were charged with a similar offence in Main Road, Ynysboeth. Fined 20s. and costs. STRAY HORSES.—Thomas Thomas was charged with being the owner of two horses straying in Park Street, Abercynon.-Flned 2s. and costs. NOT BONA FIDE. Thos. Evans and Evan Davies, Abercynon, were charged with obtaining intoxicating liquor at the Railway Station Refresh- ment Rooms, Abercynon, on Sunday, May 3rd.-P.C. Davies stated he kept them under observation, knowing they lived in Abercynon. He saw them with beer in their hands.—Defendants de- nied having had beer, but went to the refreshments rooms to look for friends. -Stipendiary: We don't believe a word you said. 20s. and costs each. OBSTRUCTION. William Reed was charged with obstructing High Street, Ynysybwl, on the 4th inst.—P.C. Jorgeson gave evidence.—Defendant said he was leaning against his own window. —Fined 5s. and costs. DOGS.—David Morgan was fined 7s. 6d. for an unlicensed dog, and Lydia Emery 2s. 6d. including costs.—Alfred Long for having a dog not under proper control and no collar was fined 10s and costs. PATERNITY. Mary Elizabeth Lloyd, 48 Thompson Street, Ynysybwl, summoned Joseph Morris, a collier, of 53 Crawshay Street, Ynysybwl, to show cause, etc.—Complainant said she had been going out with defendant, and was seduced by him in March, 1913, and she was confined on December 17th. De- fendant had, before and after the birth of the child, promised to marry her.- Ordered to pay 4s. a week. SOCIALIST CLUB CASE. — The following were summoned for authoris- ing the sale of intoxicating liquors at the Socialist Club situated in Aber- cynon Road, Abercynon :-Geo. Fer- guson, Albert Reckman, J. Rees Mor- gan, Edward Johnson, Sampson Paget, Enoch Davies, James Franklyn, Corn- elius Oakes, Edward Edwards, Fred Powell, Frederick Hill, Jas. J. Adlam, Wm. Kingston, Thomas Webb, Arthur Webb, Thomas Davies and John C. Davies, all of Abercynon. (Case proceeding.)
O'Brien: Give me a shave. New Barber: Have you your own mug:- O'Brien Me own mug, is it? Think I'd be after going around wid another fellow's face?
I J REV. J. LL. CROFT, New Vicar of Mountain Ash.
MEMS FROM THE MOUNT. Marbles at the Mumbles—Where's the uniform for the chauffeur. Jack? Did you notice Marshall and his collecting bags coming back from Tre- harris ? Where's my dawg ? What's this? What's this? Two more cars coming. We shall soon want another carage. Baby show at Porthcawl last Sunday. OI\ > farther particular^ see next KScke 6r'" or apply the Ffrwd Captain Skinner redivivus. He's not Downedyet. What about his match-box and checks? Mieou. A certain gent had a double (that's Derbyshire election and the Derby at Epsom. He's sitting in sack cloth and ashes, and like a stranger begging at the gate. He backed the Liberal. Verb sap. What's all this talk about people going disguised to the Carson meeting Just a suggestion from a Philistine. Why not disguise themselves as gentle- men? Somebody sneezed in the Band (Vol.) Club the other night and blew a silver- match-box away. For further particu- lars see next week's "Leader," or apply to Harry the Euphoniumite. Rector Sinnett Jones commenced his duties at Caerwys (not Caersws as go many people say) this Thursday morn- ing. Willie Conductor intends hanging & medal on each breast, but he can't wear Brown's Cup. Jimmy's gammy's better, but his boiler's been cut. Ifs neck or nothing with him now.
CODREAMAN. WE make a point of studying Matrons in Hats and Bonnets. We have a fine lot of Black Silk Capes and out size Black Silk Coats; also Moire and Lustre Coats. See Windows to-day.— J. M. Evans, London Warehouse, Aber- dare. CONVIVIAL. On the occasion of the departure of Mr. George Edwards and his father, Mr. James Edwards, 71 Jubilee Road, on a visit to Utah, U.S.A., the members of Bethany English Congregational Church held a social tea on Wednesday evening last. They left the locality on Friday, and sailed on the following Saturday. The trayholders at the tea were: Mrs. J. Lee, Mrs. Bad- ham, Mrs. Geo. Davies, Mrs. T. J. Mil- gom, Mrs. John Davies, Mrs. Williams, and Mrs. Summers. Rev. and Mrs. D. Ronald Thomas were also present. Felicitous speeches were delivered by several of the members.
ABERAMAN. A SPECIAL display of Millinery this week at reasonable prices to suit all pockets at J. M. Evans, London Ware- house, Aberdare. INTERMENT. Amidst many mani- festations of sorrow the mortal remains of the late Mr. William Hopkins, 12 Mason Street, were interred at the Aber- dare Cemetery on Wednesday. The Bristol and West of England Society (No. 1 branch), of which deceased was a member, was strongly represented. Mr. David Davies,. Gwawr, and the Rev. David Jones, Salem, Crynant, officiated. The appended were the chief mourners: First coach, Widow; Miss Beatrice Hopkins, daughter; Mrs. M. M. Paul, Crynant, sister; Mrs. M. A. Hole, Tre- orchy, and Mrs. R. Nicholas, Aber- aman, sisters-in-law; Mr. T. W. Rees, Carmarthen, uncle; Masters T. Rees and Emrys Hole, Treorchy, nephews; 2nd coach, Mrs. Hannah Davies, Maesteg, Mrs. Rachel Meredith. Tredegar, and Miss D. Jenkins, Crynant, aunts; Mrs. M. Richards, Aberaman, friend; Miss L. E. Paul, Crynant, and Miss A. M. Nicholas, Aberaman, nieces; 3rd coach, Mrs. E. Morgan, Mrs. H. Lewis, Mrs. Crossberry, Aberaman, and Mrs. G. Osmond, Cryna it, aunts; Mrs. Evans, Crvnant, friend; 4th coach, Rev. and Mrs. David Jones, friends; Mrs. E. Garbett, cousin; Mrs. Davies, friend, and Master D. Rhys Paul, nephew, all from Crynant; 5th coach, Mr. David Jones, Aberaman; Mrs. Richard Davies, Crynant, and Mrs. Lamb, Aberaman, friends; Master Russel Rees, Carmar- then, cousin; 6th coach, Mrs. Davies, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Enoch, Mrs. John, and Mrs. Wigmore, friends; 7th Mrs. Williams, Mrs. Wyatt, Mrs. Wil- liams, and Mrs. Thornell, Aberaman, friends. In a motor-car were: Mrs. Garbett, aunt; Mrs. Davies and .-M- • Davies, cousins; Mr.-T. Thomas, all from Crynant. Following the hear were: Messrs Reece Hopkins, Cryna > brother; David C. Nicholas, Aberaman, Walter Hole, Treorchy, and David Pan » Crynant, brothers-in-law; Sidney binii Tredegar; William Rees, Carmarthen; John Hopkins, Rhos, Crynant, and John .ns. Hopkins, Glanyrafon, Crynant, cOUsIns. Wreaths were sent by: Mrs. Paul, • Reece Hopkins, Mr. and Mrs Walter Hole.
ABERDARE. SPECIAL Show of Blouses this week a 4r:r^AT^Tans'' London Warehouse. ~— In respect of the funer- al of the late Mr. F. Rowe floral tri- butes were received from the following m addition to those mentioned in our report last week:-Mr. and Mrs. Kins- man, Pontypridd; Tenants of' Tudor Place; Tenants of Combemartin; J. Darch, Combemartin; Miss Ry:mond, Combemartin; Mr. and Mrs Smith, School House, Gwehelog; Gwehelog School Children; Mr. and Mrs. Alf Griffiths, Gwehelog; Mr. and Mrs. Bryant, Bridgend. OBITUARY. The death of Wilfred Ernest Shaw, the infant eon of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Shaw, 5 Graig Street, late of No. 3 Lambert Terrace, occurred on Tuesday, May 12th, at the age of « and 8 months. The funeral took place on Friday. The Rev. T. Edmunds, B.A., Aberdare, officiated. The mourn- ers were: Father; Messrs. Gwiiym> Alfred and George Bosher, Aberdare, William Evans, Mountain Ash, and William Warlow, Merthyr, uncles, and Master Reginald Vivian cousin; Misses Lily and Elsie Bosher, Mrs. Warlow, Mrs. J. A. Bosher, and Mrs J. Jones, Dowlais, aunts. The following sent floral tributes: Mama i and Dada; Grandma, Uncles, and Aunts; Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Bosher; Mr. and Mrs. Warlow; Carmel English Baptist Church Lantern Committee; Mr. and Mrs. Mathias; Mrs. Morgan, Clifton Street; Miss Nellie Pollitt, Mer- thyr; Miss Sadie Walters; Misses Rosie and Ivy Evans; Mrs. Hughes and Mrs. Owens; Misses Myra Wilkins, Doris Evans, and Gwyneth Williams, little friends. The funeral arrange- ments were carried out bv Messrs. John Howard Morgan and Co., 34 Clifton Street. OBITI--AR.Y.-We regret to record the death of Mrs. E. Baker, fruiterer, etc., Canon Street, which occurred on Tuesday morning. She had been ail- ing for the last 18 months, but it was only for a few days that she was con- fined to bed. She was born in Pont v- pool 72 years ago. and came to Aber- dare in 1870. She and her late hus- band, who predeceased her by 13 years, first opened business in Wentheral St., and in 1879 removed to Canon St. There are no children left, but her nephew, Mr Harry Williams, who is managing the business, was brought up by the late Mr and Mrs. Baker since he was 6 years of age, and deep sym- pathy is felt for him in his bereave- ment.
TRECYNON. WE HAVE all colours in the New Sponge Cloth for Dresses.—J. M. Evans, London Warehouse, Aberdare. DEATH. On Wednesday Mr. Samu- el Evans, 19 Church Row, passed away at the age of 42 years. At St. Fagan's Church he filled various offices, including that of sidesman for many years. The deceased was a native of Trecynon. A widow, two sons, and a daughter are left. OCTOGENARIAN'S DEATH. On Sunday at 13 Church Row, Mrs Mar- garet Jones passed away at the age of 81 years. She was married 55 years ago at St. Fagan's Parish Church, of which she was also a very faithful member. She leaves two sons and one daughter. OBITUARY. On Saturday last Mr. David John Thomas, 9 Llewelyn Street, passed away at the age of 78 years. The deceased was the oldest workman at the Bwllfa Colliery, and was some little time ago honoured by having his name placed on the Bwllfa Ambulance register. He was a native of Cwmllynfell, but had resided in Tre- cynon for over 50 years. He was a member of Ebenezer Congregational Chapel. A widow and two sons and three daughters are left. The inter- ment took place on Wednesday at the Old Cemetery. The officiating minister was the Rev. J. Grawya Jones. There were also present: Revs. D. Bassett, Gadlys; T. Powell, Gobaith, and Alder- man Rees Llewelyn, J.P. The chief mourners were: Mr. and Mrs. John Davies, daughter; Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas, son; Mr. Daniel Thomas and Miss Maggie Thomas, son and daugh- ter; Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis, Aber- nant, daughter; Mrs. James, Hirwain, sister; Mr. Daniel Hopkins and son; Miss Mary Jane Lewis, Messrs. Evan Lewis, D. R. Lewis, Henry Lewis, Lewis Evan Thomas, Miss Agnes Thomas, Mr. and Mfre- PrinceMr. Rfces Diavies, Cwmdare, grand-children; Mr. and Mrs. David Owen, sister; Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas, brother; Mr. Daniel Thomas, brother; Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas, nephew; Mr. William Rfees, Tumble, cousin; Mrs. Daniels, Cwmaman; Mrs. Bryant, Hirwain, nieces. (
MOUNTAIN ASH. TRIUMPH, Douglas, and Bradbury Motor-cycles and Cycles.—Parker Bros., Aberdare. PERSONAL. Nurse Lily Ellis, daughter of Mr. Hugh Ellis, Aberdare Road, has been appointed theatre sister at the Lewisham Infirmary, London. We wish her every success. GARDEN ROOTS.—Pansies, Violas, Carnations, Pinks, Canterbury Bells, Sweet Williams, Lobelia, etc.—Mrs. Allen, Ffrwd Fruit Stores. YOUR HAT DOESN'T FIT you very well. Get Mac to adjust matters.-Ted McGregor, the Gent's Ilatter, Oxford Street. SINGER'S SUCCESS. At Treharris Eisteddfod on Monday Mr. Moses Jen- kins was successful in the open baritone solo competition. SUDDEN DEATH. A man, named Gilbert Nicholson, lodging at the house of Mrs. Addicott. Henry Street, was found dead in bed on Tuesday evening. Dr. Cahill was called in, but found life had been extinct for about two hours. Deceased had lately been em- ployed by Mr. John H. Fletcher, Duffryn Hotel, as barman. He, however, left his employment last Friday afternoon. Nothing is known as to the cause of death. NEW THEATRE. There is quite a sensation every night when the little blind lady, Mile I'Ada, goes through her wonderful performance. Her second sight business is a marvel and become the talk of the town. Fetch out your old coins and trinkets, and she'll describe them accurately. Mr. Curnow has a strong bill for next week. The Jovilians hold pride of place on the bill and their comedy sketches are very fine. They conclude their show with a screaming comedy, "A day at the seaside." The other turns (see advertise- ment.) are also very fine and real star pictures. IMPORTANT SOCIETY FUSION. — A well-attended meeting of the South Wales Colliery Enginemen, Stokers, etc., was held at the Workmen's Institute last Fridav evening, Mr. William Davies presiding, supported by Alder- man Enoch Morell. The following resol- ution was passed That this meeting of the Mountain Ash branch of the South Wales Colliery Enginemen, Stokers, and Craftsmen's Association wel- come with joy the fusion of our so- ciety with the Miners' Federation, be- lieving it will be to the best interest of all concerned, therefore urgies all mem- bers to vote "for" in the forthcoming ballot. WE WANT YOU to be an inspector of our goods. YOII will be sure to pur- chase. Summer hats, vests, etc., at Ted McGregor's, Oxford Street. PARISH CHTHCH.-Holv Commun- ion was celebrated in St. Margaret's I Church last Sunday morning at 8 o'clock. Matins and Litany were said I at 11 o'clock. Dykes in F morning service was sung. The processional hymn was Dr. Walford Davies' "The spacious firmament." Evensong was conducted by the Rev. J. Siunett Jones, M.A. AN INTERESTING REMINDER.— Fortv years ago last Saturday Mr Alfred Pardoe was in Merthyr, when a Great Western train, after crashing into a Brecon and Merthyr train, mounted the station platform and crashed into the roadway outside. The escaping steam caused severe injury to those in the vicinity, but Pardoe, tak- ing no heed of danger, got on to the engine, turned the lever and put mat- ters right. Although 40 years have passed Pardoe's hrave act is not for- gotten. MOUNT MEN'S MUSICAL SUC- CESSES. At Treharris Eisteddfod last Monday, Mr Willie Greenwood, conducting the Mountain Ash Volun- teer Band, won first prize in the. March out. He also took 3rd prize m t,he test. "St. Paul." The well-known con- ductor secured two silver medals for ccruet solos, and his brother, Mr Harry Greenwood won the silver match-box for the euphonium solo. Mr Hugh Ellis's Mountain Ash United Male Voice Party took 2nd prize in the test, Val- iant Warriors." TRADES COUNCIL REDIVIVUS. A meeting of the re-formed Trades and Labour Council was held at the Work- man's Institute last Thursday evening. Guardian Noah Tromans presided, the following organisations being repre- sented: Miners' Federation—Ynysybwl, Deep Duffryn, Cwmpennar, Abercynon; Postmen's Union; Railwaymen; Muni- cipal Employees; Shop Assistants; Co-operative Employees, representing a membership of over 5,000. The prin- cipal business of the evening was the confirmation of the rules submitted by the sub-committee to the branches for approval or otherwise. Correspondence was read from other organisations, de- sirous of becoming affiliated to the Council. A resolution was passed to appeal to the Education Committee for a reversal of their decision re the trans fei-k,tic- ot Miss Artile Morgan trorn Miskin School to Abertaf. Matters of great importance are t) come up lor consideration at the next meeting. FUNERAL.—The interment of Mrs. Mary Underbill, 7 Cliff Street, took 1 place in Caegarw Cemetery last Friday afternoon. j/he deceased was 55 years of age, and died very suddenly. She was greatly respected in the district. The officiating minister was the Rev. Ebenezer Jones. The chief mourners were: Mr Tom Underhill, son; Mr and Mrs. Wm. A. Underhill, son; Mr and Mrs. Chas. Tame, Cardiff, sister; Mag- gie May, Lilian Maud and Willie G. Underhill, grandchildren; Mr and Mrs W. Tame, Cardiff, nephew; Mr and Mrs. W. Gregson, Tylorstown, niece; Mr and Mrs T. Morgan, Trecynon, cousin; Mr and Mrs J. Wakefield and Mi and Mrs D. Jones, Hirwain cousins; Mr and Mrs W. Wiggle, Mountain Ash; Mr and Mrs Eddie Mor- gan, Aberdare; Mr and Mrs. D. West, Mountain Ash; Mr Edward John Wig- gle, Mr James Evans, Trecynon Mr. D J. Day, nephews and nietces. Beau- tiful floral teributes were received from Mi T. Underhill; Mr W. Underhill and family; Mr and Mrs Chas. Tame; Mr and Mrs. W. J. Wiggle; Mr and Mrs. West, and Mr and Mrs. Edward Row- son. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr Frank Mills and Hr David Evans.
PENRHIWCEIBER. MORIAH C.M. The pulpit of this church was occupied on Sunday last b^ the Rev- B. T. Evans, Llantwit OBITUARY. Three old inhabitants of the district have recently passed away. They were Messrs. William Dyke, Sunny Bank; Thomas Jenkins, Belle Vue Street, and Thomas Thomas, 11 Park Street. GOLF. — A- well-attended meeting of the above club. was held on Tuesday evening at the Golf House, Mr Llew- elyn Davies presiding. The 18-holed handicap will commence on June 1st. There is now a membership of 51. PERSONAL. We are pleased to learn that Miss Gladys Evans, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Evans, Penuel House, who underwent a successful operation at the King Edward VII. Hospital, Cardiff, is progressing satis- factorily. » OBITUARY. — Mrs. Meredith, of Llandilo House, Woodfield Terrace, passed away after a brief illness on Monday afternoon. The deceased, who was a member of Moriah Chapel, Mis- kin, was much respected in the neigh- bourhood. HEBRON. The yearly meetings of Hebron Welsh Congregational Church, Ynysboeth, were held on Saturday evening, Sunday, and Monday evening, when sermons were preached by the Rev. Lloyd Morgan, D.D., Pontardulais, and the'Rev. Gwilym Rees, B.A., Merthyr, to laree congregations. PRIZE DRAWING. The list of winning numbers in the drawing in aid of Mr. David Elias Lloyd, Rheola Street, is as follows:—1st, 831; 2nd, 800; 3rd, 462 4th, 438 5th, 652; 6th, 788; 7th, 667. All prizes must be claimed within 14 days. Particulars may be had from the Secretary, Mr. Bert Herd, 118 Penrhiwceiber Road. CHAMBER OF TRADE. A special meeting of the above was held at the 1..00 Hotel on Monday evening, Mr Tom Evans in the chair. Other members present were: Messrs. J. P. Davies, J. D. Price, J. A. Jones, D. E. Davies, J. Williams, W. Randall, Battram, J. Brooks, T. J. Bryer, with E. Evans as secretary.—With regard to the closing of shops at Whitsun it was resolved, on the proposition of Mr. D. E. Davies, that the local tradesmen be petitioned in the matter. Tie members present were in favour of closing two days, viz., Monday and Tuesday. OBITUARY. Maldwyn Rowland Morris, aged 12 years, of 8 Harris View, passed away on Thursday last. The interment took place on' Tuesday at Abercynpn Cemetery, the Rev. W. S. Thomas, Jerusalem, officiating. The large cortege included Mr. Ifor Davies, headmaster; Mr. D. T. Davies, assistant- master, and deceased's school class. The mourners were: Father and moth- er; Richard and Tom, brothers; Lizzie, Susie, Bronwen, Olwen and Lilian, sisters; Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Morris, ™°^er and sister-in-law; Mrs. Phillips, sister; Mrs. Jones, Miss Vaughan, aunts; Mr. and Mrs. D. Kowlands, Abercynon, uncle and aunt; Miss Edwards, Mrs. G. Jenkins, Mrs. iJ. J. Jenkins, Merthyr Vale, and Mrs. David Jenkins, Cefn, aunts; Messrs. Tom Evans, Cilfynydd, uncle; J. Evans, Merthyr Vale, and R. D. Jones, cousins; Mrs. Davies, Merthyr Vale, cousin; Messrs E. T. Jones E R. Jones, cousins; J Vaughan, John Evans, Mountain Ash, uncles; Mrs. Jones, Merthyr Vale, aunt; Messrs. J. Mar- w it Cornish, Aberdare, friends. Wreaths were sent bv: (1) Family; (2) Aunts, Abercynon; (3) Teachers, Pen- rhiwceiber School; (4) Pupils, Penrhiw- ceiber School. tSUI;AH CEIBERITE'S DEPAR- KK.—f rid ay last saw the departure i or South Africa of one of the most popular young men in the valley, Mr. t V.' the son of Mr and Mrs John Duglan, Brynamlwg Villas, Pen- rhiwceiber. He was well-known in the pace, and extremely popular, generous and genial. He is a brilliant pianist, and his services were often requisitioned at local functions. Last Thursday evening a concert was held at the Glan- cynon Hotel to give him a hearty send- on. All present were most sincere in their wishes for Mr Duglan's success in • lis new sphere. Mr Davies presided, and gave an opening address. The JV/ale Voice Party sang a chorus. Then ?."r,Vie a S(.)*° by Mr Moses Jenkins, ij- i Campaigner." Mr Gwilym HICKS presented the guest of the even- ing with a pipe in case given by an anonymous friend. Mr Hicks, in a few suitable remarks, spoke of his close and firm friendship with Mr Duglan and of his regret at losing an old chum. Next came a solo, "Thomas Thomas," by Mr Jacob Richards. Mr Jd. G. Thomas handed to Mr Duglan a hand- some attache case presented to him b. his numerous friends. The speaker referred to his connection with JIr. Duglan. during which time he had al- ways found him a most amiable and generous friend. Mr Idris Thomas, the secretary of the presentation, followed with a few very appropriate remarks. Solos were given by Mr Geo. Anthony, Mr Tom Walton and Mr Harry Evans, all of which were enjoyed immensely. Duglan, who was overcome with emotion, expressed a few words of deep gratitude to all present. Mr Llew Davies feelingly added a few re- narks. Speeches were made by Mr. Hopkins, Aberdare; Mr Watkins, Aber- aman, and Mr Dick Newton. The ineeting concluded with the singing of "He's a jolly good fellow," and "Auld Lang Syne." Mr Duglan left on Fri- day, and all Penrhiwceiber vas agog with excitement. He received many presents, and left with the best wishes •Ji all. Many assembled on the plat- form to give him a final handshake. He sailed on the "Kennilworth Castle" on Saturday to take up an important position in Buluwayo. The readers ot the "Leader" all unite in wishing gctod ii.ick.
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.
Aberdare Empire. The turns at the Empire this week are Harry French and Rosalie Wade, who make a mark as dancers and sing- ers; Allen and White, comedy equili- brists, and the pick of London star ar- tistes, J. Lurin and Alice Hughes and Company, who review a miniature ex- travaganza, "The Star of the Bazaar." Gladys Faville, soprano singer, is a great favourite. The celebrated film, "Indian Blood," is very sensational.
New Theatre Mountain Ash. Monday, May 25, '14 And during the Week. MR. CHARLES CARDOW'S COMPANY, THE J 0 VILIANS," In a Classical Study of Refined Comedy. Synopsis:—Curtain rises with an in- troductory chorus, followed by a very lively musical burlesque, The Wed- ding of Paddy MacGuire," leading into a topical topic in the year 1921. The concluding portion of the programme is taken up by A Day at the Seaside." A merry coster party arriving at Mar- gate, enters a restaurant, then the fun is fast and furious. MOLLY CRAVEN, An Ideal Boy. THE THREE PRESTONS In Their Novel Rustic Scena, "THE VILLACE OF SHIFT'EM." Direct from the Empire, Newport. STAR PICTURES, including those great Films THE WOMAN OF THE PEOPLE," and j "THE GOLDEN PATHWAY." Traveller (in smoking car): Could I trouble you for a match?—Champion Pugilist (absently): Not till I finish my j music-hall engagements. Special Announcement. VICTOR FREED MOUNTAIN ASH, THE LEADING HOUSE FURNISHER, HAS JUST OPENED A NEW DEPARTMENT Bicycles. AGENT FOR Rudge-Whitworth Bicycles & Motor Cycles, also other makes Large Stock of Accessories. CASH OR EASY TERMS. It will pay you to enquire our Terma and Prices before going elsewhere