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ABERDARE. OBITUARY.—The many friends of the Rev. James Ellis, Barnsley, York- shire, will be grieved to learn that his wife died at the latter end of last week after a short illness. Mr A. E. Harm- ston received news from the re^- gen- tleman that she caught a chill while at- tending a committee in connection with I church work, &nd passed away cry suddenly. The Rev..las. Ellis was until recentlv the Superintendent of the English Wesleyan Circuit, Aber- dare, and was the founder and presi- dent of the Aberdare Brotherhood. CONSERVATIVE OUTING.—The an- nual outing of the Aberdare Conserva- tive Club took place on Monday in glor- iously fine weather. The trippers, who were 300 strong, vere given the choice of Minehead or Ilfrocombe. No boat ever carried a happier party, and no trip was ever better organised. The majority went on to 'Combe, where, after dinner, driving parties to Coombe Martin, Lee Bay, Wooda Bay were quickly made up. A small party visited the West Somerset polo ground at Dunster, where they were entertained, after which the party were spectators at the County polo match. Time for returning can e all too soon, and the merry party landed at Cardiff with- out mishap. SALE AT ABERDARE.—On Tuesday, at the Queen's Hotel, Aberdare, -At-. G. Powell, auctioneer, conducted a success- ful sale of leasehold properties. The shop and premises, 82, Gadlys-road, was withdrawn at < £ 425; No. 07, Ynysiwyd- street, was sold to Mr. T. Powell for sfil21; No. 68, Ynyslwyd-street was knocked down to the tenant, Mr. D. James, at < £ 160: No. 33, Dumfries-street fetched < £ 90, the buyer being Mr. T. Dix; No. 18, Pendarren-street was sold to Mr. Eoger H. Thomas for < £ 207 10s. The solicitors were Messrs. W. R. Mor- gan and J. D. Thomas, Aberdare, and A. Lionel Lane, Gloucester. ABERDARE LICENSED VICTU- ALLERS.—The thirty-second annual out- ing of the above association took place to Cheddar last Thursday. The party, just a few short of 100, journeyed by T.V.R, to Cardiff, Campbell boat to Weston, and thence by motor charabanc to Cheddar. The proceedings after din- ner were presided over by Mr. Dan Dav- ies. Mr. D. W. Howell (auctioneer), and Mr. W. Barlow (Culley and Co.), proposed the loyal toasts. Mr. J. Luck proposed "The Ladies," and Mr. John Jackson (Worthington and Co.) responded. Mr. S. H. Shaw, in proposing The Aberdare Licensed Victuallers' Association," said that his experience of those associations was not small, and he could truly say that the Aberdare Association compared favourably with any he had known. He felt that they were progressive, despite harassing legislation. In conclusion, he thanked all those who were responsible for the admirable manner in which the outing had been carried out.—Mr. Dan Davies (chairman of the Association) re- sponded. He said that he had been a member of their Trade Association for 17 y- and although they had met bad times, they were now in a flourishing condition. Their funds were a safeguard against oppression, and he would urge on every license-holder to join the As- sociation^—Mr. D. Tudor Williams, pro- P.*?*5111? Visitors" said he would like to offer a word on behalf of the Association. The outing had been splen- didly organised, and was a credit to the town.-Mr. Fred Allen. "Aberdare Leader," resPand,d.-M,r. John Jackson very kindly took photographs of the "party on the spacious lawn at the back of the Cliff Hotel.

Mountain Ash Fatality.



Aberdare Education Committee.

Cwmbach Bridge Formally Opened.

Lord Merthyr's Illness.

Stammering Cured.