EMPIRE I MOUNTAIN ASH. I Resident Manager EDNOND PERRY. 6,30 TWICE NIGHTLY. 8 30 GRAND HOLIDAY ATTRACTION. WEEK COMMENCING JUNE 12th. Important Engagement of Miss MARGARET TUESKIE, the famous London Actress And her No. I London Company, direct from the Moss Tour, in Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday- THE GERMAN SPY Founded on Facts as played at all the Principal Halls in the Kingdom. Thursday, Friday & Saturday- A YEAR AFTER In 4 Scenes. A Play of Strong1 Dramatic Situation. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday- THE MASTER PHYSICIAN A lhD"l™ 1f4uspa,tsNordish CIO Comedienne and Dancer. Direct from the London Syndicate Halls. OrFICIAL WAR FILM. Don't miss this episode, more exciting than ever, depicting a terrific Battle between the British and Germans. J-pp & J "'C»]I In their Unique Comedy Act. Thursday, Friday and Saturday— WAS SHE TO BLAME Strong exclusive Domestic Drama in 3 Parts. Special Engagement of the Scottish Character Co., direct from the London Coliseum, who will play the following Sketches :— Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday- Adonis in Kilts A Scream from start to finish. Thursday, Friday & Saturday- The JUDGE & the GIRL A Bright Sparkling Comedy, as played at the London Coliseum. Pi*ioe« cf Admission 3d. 4d. 6d. 9d. Government Tax ;id. id. 2d. 2d. Amount to Pay 4d. 5d 7d7 lid. Prepaid Small Advertisements. Inserted at the following specially low rates:— One week. 3 wks. 6 wks. s. d. s. d. a. d. 12 words 0 6 1 3 2 0 20 „ 0 9 1 9 3 0 28 „ 1 0 2 3 4 0 86 „ 1 3 2 9 5 0 44 „ 1 6 3 3 6 0 These charges apply only to the follow- ing classes of advertisements :—Apart- ments, Situations (Vacant or Wanted), To Let, Lost or Found, and Miscellaneous Sales and Wants. Properties for Sale or Wanted at double above rate. Remittances may be made by Postal Orders or half-penny stamps. If not prepaid extra will be charged. Advertisement and Publishing Offices, 19 Cardiff Street, Aberdore. All replies to be called for at the Office. Advertisers who desire to have • replies sent to them should forward stamps. WANTED. RESPECTABLE Person for Mending jLtj and doing Plain Sewing.—L.D., "Leader" Office. SITTING-ROOM and Bedroom by tradesman and son near, Oxford Street, Mountain Ash. Apply by letter, D.H., "Leader" Office, Moun- tain Ash. GIRL, IS—16, for light duties and learn bar work. Servant kept. —Apply personally, Mrs. Morgan, Blaengwawr Inn, Aberaman. GOOD General. — Apply, Jones, Grocer, New Stores, Godreaman. STRONG reliable general. Plain cooking, no washing.—Apply, A.V., "Leader" Office. GENERAL, clean and honest, able to do plain cooking. Two in family. Must get good reference. — Price, Grocer, Miskin, Mountain Ash. WANTED Good General.—Apply, Miss Howell, Greenhill, Aber- aman. AGENTS for Trecynon and Mountain Ash, male or female. Two good insurance books vacant.—Apply, 52 "Leader" Office, Aberdare. SMART Errand Boy.—Apply, J- M. Evans, London Warehouse, Aberdare. JUNIOR wanted for Grocery Trade. —Pegler's Stores, Aberdare. BRITISH & Argentine Meat Co. require a young lady. One with previous counter experience. Apply Manager. BRITISH & Argentine Meat Co. Victoria Square, want a smart youth, about 16.—Apply Manager. SMART young ladies as apprentices for fancy drapery and millinery workroom. Prance Williams, Pans House. TTOUSE on rent, from 2*s. to £ 2 a 1 I month, in the vicinity of Aber- dare. Careful tenants and regular payers. Apply, House, "Leader" Office. GROCER'S Haulier required Hi once. Ineligible.—Apply, Wil- liams & Co., Supply Stores, Aberdare. SMART boy, just left school, for grocery trade.—Apply, D. W. Williams, Grocer, Abernant. TENDERS. TENDERS are invited for the -i- Painting of 43 Houses for the Coronation Building Club, Abercwm- boi. Specifications can be seen at the Prince of Wales Hotel. Tenders to be sent in by the 22nd June to the- Secretary, 9 Brynheulog Terrace, Aber- &man. FURNITURE. SECONDHAND Furniture bought in any quantities—Apply to Mears. Furniture Dealer, 2 Wind Street. Aberdare. MISCELLANEOUS. I FINE & CO., 18b Whitcombe l3 • Street, Aberdare, are buying 4ud tolling Second-hand Furniture. TO LET. 1 BUILDING as Store Room or Work- shop, Gloster Street. — Apply, John Francis, 21 Gloster Street. TO let or otherwise, house in Sey- JL mour Street; also good large Stores in Aberaman. 20 Tudor Ter- race, Aberdare. ROOMS suitable for one or two lady friends. Bath, h. and c.—Apply M.W., Leader" Office. COMFORTABLE furnished apart- c ments. Two bedrooms. Bath. Quiet neighbourhood. S., "Leader" Office. TACK to let for Cattle and Ponies.— Apply, Durbin, Belmont, Aber- aman. FOUR Rooms, lately occupied by Mr. MacCormack Dentist. — Apply, 2 Cardiff Street, Aberdare. FOR SALE. PLANTS, Cabbage, Savoy and Brus- sels Sprouts. — Apply, R. Al- dridge, Ysgut>orwen Farm, Aberdare. MAHOGANY Dining Table, in first- class condition, 8i ft. by 4 £ ft. Also six wicker blinds, suitable for business house. Room wanted.—Ap- ply, E., "Leader" Office. STILL at the front with Chicks from pedigree laying strains; few ex- tra good 1915 Pullets for sale. Also mother and chicks. Final reduction in prices.—Davies, Fruiterer, Jubilee Rd., Aberaman. FULL-size Billiard Table for Sale; splendid condition; Wrights makers.—Watkins, Liberal Club, Aber- dare. HEARSES, Coaches and Sheliberes —several at reduced prices, and second-hand E40, equal to new. Cash or special terms. Photos and particu- lars free.-Marston's, Hearse Works, 24 Bradford Street, Birmingham. SITUATIONS WANTED. BOY, 12, requires situation as errand boy after school hours and on Saturdays in Aberdare or Aberaman. —Apply, Mrs. Forey, 8 Phillip Street, Robertstgwn. BOY of 14 desires situation as junior clerk. Good references.—Apply, Beauchamp, 36 Glanaman Road, Cwm- aman. GIRL (15) wants situation as house- maid. — Apply 54, "Leader" Office.
BIRTtyS, DE" THS aqd NIARRIAGES, BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, DEATHS, ACKNOWLEDCMENTS AND IN MEMORIAM NOTICES Are charged at the minimum rate of j 1/6 for 30 words, &nd sixpence for each additional ten words or part of ten words, and must be prepaid. Lists of wreaths and wedding pres- ents are charged at the minimum rate I of Is. 6d. for one inch and Is. for each additional inch. I MARRIAGE. I WILLIAMS .—WILLIAMS .—On June 5th, 1916, at St. Andrew's Church, Llwynypia, Trevor M. Williams (Captain, 13th Welsh Regiment), Llwynypia, Trevor M. Williams (Captain, 13th Welsh Regiment), fourth son of Lewis N. Williams, of Caecoed, Aberdare to 'Letitia, fifth daughter of J. D. Williams,, Clydach Court, Trealaw. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. OSBORNE.—Mrs. Jones and sisters, 2 Oak Street, Aberdare, beg to sin- cerely thank all kind friends for ex- pressions of sympathy and floral tributes sent to them in their recent sad bereavement. HUGHES.—Mr. and Mrs. Hughes, 18 Herbert Street, Aberdare, beg to thank the kind friends who sent them letters of sympathy in their recent sad bereavement. Also for the floral tributes received. DAVIES.—Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D&vies, of Ellis Villa, Cwmbach, and family, beg to sincerely thank all kind friends and relations who sent them letters of sympathy and florai tributes in their recent sad bereave- ment. IN MEMORIAM. JENKINS.—In loving memory of Sarah, the beloved wife of George Jenkins, Stuart Street, who died th June, 1914. Sadly missed by Husband, Daughters and Sisters. EDWARDS.—In loving memory of Willie T. Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Edwards, 2 Greenhill Cot- tages, Bridge Road, Cwmbach, who was killed at Lletty Shenkin Colliery June 8th, 1915. Ever remembered by his fond parents, brothers and sisters. BEECHAM.-In loving memory of our dear son, William Francis Beecham, of 23 Duffryn Row, Cwmbach, who was killed at Lletty Shenkin Colliery on June 8th, 1915. We do not know what pain he bore, We did not see him die, We only know he went away, And never said good-bye. —Sadly missed by his father, mother, sisters and brother. BEECHAM.—In loving memory of William Beecham, the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Beecham, 23 Duffryn Row Cwmbach, who departed this life June 8, 1915. One year has passed, yet how we miss him, Many think the wound is healed, For a smile oft hides the sorrow Deep within our hearts concealed. The shock was great, the blow severe To part with one we loved so dear. Ever remembered by his dear friends, Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Davies and family, Fish Shop, 216 Cardiff Road, Aberaman. SMITH.—In affectionate remembrance of John Smith, Pendarren Street, who passed peacefully away June 3, 1914. Sadly missed by wife and children.
New Theatre MOUNTAIN ASH. Enormous Holiday Attractions. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: Great sensational heart-throbbing picture Divorced Also No 1 of the beautiful serial The Girl of Lost Island. Thursday, Friday and Saturday: A Ruffell exclusive: MY jMADONNA. Also No. 1 of the romantic serial: The Diamond from the Sky. Pathe's Gazette, Comedies and 'Comics, ONE LONG SHOW. Prices of Admission— 2 £ d., 5d., 7d. and lid. Which includes the Government Theatre Tax. TO LET OR FOR SALE. iy A BELMONT Terrace, Aberaman. £ VJ Extensive kitchen, garden. Possession can be arranged.—Apply, 20 Belmont Terrace, Aberaman. MERTHYR TYDFIL UNION. To Tradesmen and Others. THE Guardians of the Poor of the -L above Union invite Tenders for .the supply to the Workhouse (Merthyr Tydfil), Pantyscallog House (Dowlais), the Cottage Homes (Llwydcoed, Aber- dare, Hirwain, Abercwmboi, and Cwm- bach) of the under-mentioned articles, viz.:— For three months from the 1st July to the 30th Sept., 1916, inclusive- Meat (not foreign) Fish Groceries and Provisions Tobacco and Snuff Greengroceries COál Vegetables I Haulage. Printed Forms of Tender, which alone will be received, and which contain the Conditions of Contract, may be ob- tained (with envelopes in which the same must be returned) on application to the Master of the Workhouse, Mer- thyr Tydfil, or the Superintendent of the Cottage Homes, Llwydcoed, Aber- dare, who will furnish any other par- ticulars required. Tenders with samples (where re- quired) must be in my hands not later than Monday, the 19tli day of June, 1916; those for the Cottage Homes on the Pink Forms, and those for the Workhouse on the White Forms. The Guardians do not bind them- selves to accept the lowest or any ten- der, and reserve the right to accept the whole or any portion of any tender as they may think fit to select; also to accept a tender in respect only of a they may think fit to select; also to accept a tender in respect only of a portion of the quantity required of any article. By Order, FRANK T. JAMES, Clerk to the Guardians. 134 High St., Merthyr Tydfil. 6th June, 1916. -_u_ HOUSES TO LET. WHY RENT A HOUSE? You TV would not rent anything else in everyday use. You would buy it out- right and you can buy your house whether you have capital or not. Send for Personal Ownership post free on application to The Managers The Pro- vident Association of London, Ltd., 246 Bishopgate, London, E.C. Mention "Aberdare Leader." .=-o====-=-=-=-
The War. LIEUT. M. H. LLEWELYN WOUNDED. I We regret to learn that Lieut. Mor- ton H. Llewelyn, M.E., of the Tunnel- ling Corps., R.E., son of Ald. R. Llew- elyn, managing director of the Bwllfa and Merthyr Dare Collieries, and High Sheriff of Brecknock, and Mrs. Llew- elyn, has been wounded in France on May 13. He now lies in Newcastle Hospital. Lieut. Llewelyn was par- ried last April, and was wounded shortly after his return from his honey- moon. He has also a brother in the Army, viz., Lieut. Griffith Llewelyn. Two Brothers.—Mr. Archie Harm- ston, Aberdare, who joined the Motor Transport some months ago, is now in France, busily engaged in conveying powder and shot to the men in the front. Mr. J. C. Harmston joined the Royal Garrison Artillery a few weeks ago, and is stationed at Alverstoke, Hants. Both are the sons of Mr. A. E. Harmston, Cardiff Street. Solicitors Join.—Mr W. H. Toulson, solicitor, employed by Messrs. C. and W. Kenshole and Prosser, has joined the colours; also Mr. Rees Thomas, solicitor, son of Mrs. Thomas, now of the Crown Hotel. Cadet School.-Mr. Cyril B. Morris, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Morris, Post Police, was home for a week re- cently from the French front, and has now been transferred to a Cadet School in Cambridge. Mr. Morris looked the picture of health. Bank Clerks Leaving. Mr. G. Thomas, of the L. & P. Bank, left Aberdare last week to join the colours. This week Mr. Cole, of the London City and Midland Bank, Aberdare, and Mr. Owen, of Lloyds Bank, are leaving to join up. Doctor Drowned.—Among the vie tims of the recent North Sea Battle was Lieut. Surgeon Cyril O. H. Jones, son of Mr. M. I. Jones, chemist, London, formerly of Aberaman, and nephew of Mr. Gwilym Jones, solicitor, Mountain Ash.
Aberdare Tribunal. j On Tuesday evening, Councillor T. Waltef Williams presiding, pending the arrival of the chairman, Mr. Charles Kenshole. Members present: Mrs. Davies, Councillors T. Walter Williams, Joseph Martin, W. Rees, J.P., Evan Jones, Wm. Lawrence, Major F. N. Gray, J.P., and Sergt. Major Johns (military representatives), Mr. W. R. Morgan (clerk) and Mr. Abraham Wat- kins (deputy clerk). Augustus A. Burrows, Regent St., Aberaman, grocer's assistant employed by J. W. Evans, grocer, Cardiff Road. Application refused. Win. W. Jones, Cardiff Street, Aber- dare, credit draper and tailor, appealed on business grounds. Postponed three months. James Cassidy, licensed victualler, Greyhound Inn, Aberdare. Postponed one month (final). Benjamin Williams, 8 Windsor St., Trecynon, painter and decorator in em- ploy of G. Trevor Jones, Ynyslwyd St., postponed 3 months. Stephen Probert, 62 Ynyslwyd St., Aberdare, builder and contractor on own account. Postponed 2 months (final). Wm. Dd. Walters, 26 Broniestyn Terrace, Aberdare, assistant master Secondary School. Application made by the Governors of Mountain Ash County School. Postponed to July 31st, no further postponement. Wm. Coats, 3 Dean Street, Aber- dare, amusement caterer, application refused. Evan Arnes Bowen, 14 Richmond Terrace, Abernant, assistant school- master, Aberdare Education Authority, applied on domestic grounds. Refused. Joseph Lewis, 40 Elizabeth Street, Aberdare, master boot repairer. Post- poned one month (final). John Sexton, general hawker, 3 Gadlys Gardens, Aberdare, appealed on business and health grounds. Post- poned 6 months. Thomas Jones, Tanybryn Bakery, Llwydcoed, bread baker, only public baker in Llwydcoed, postponed 3 months. A. J. Pickering, 2 High Street, Aber- dare, hairdresser, postponed one month (final). Lambert Williams, 3 James Street, Godreaman, house decorator in employ of B. Bennett, Seymour Street, asked for one month, which was granted. Wm. Cable, 14 Canon Street, Aber- dare. Appealed on business grounds. Postponed 6 months. Alban L. Morgan, 55 Lewis Street, Aberaman, master butcher and slaughterer. Postponed 6 months. Evan John Williams, 13 Upper Re- gent Street, Aberdare, manager boot shop employed by Briggs and Co. Case already dealt with by Leicester Tribunal on application of employers, and exemption granted. Wm. H. Daniels, 14 Monk Street, fruiterer and confectioner. Postponed 2 months (no further postponement). Thomas Joseph Gayne, 18 Penydar- ren Street, Aberdare, travelling credit draper and outfitter, employed by R. J. Dickson. Postponed one month. David Rees, Llwydcoed House, Godreaman, colliery pay clerk, Cwm- aman Coal Co., postponed 6 months. Arthur J. Prosser, Treharris, solici- tor at Aberdare (Messrs. C. & W. Ken- shole & Prosser), postponed 6 months. Six men alre&dy gone from the office, including two solicitors. T. Marchant Harris, solicitor, Aber- dare, postponed 2 months. [A report of another meeting of the Aberdare Tribunal will be found in page 7.]
Haggar's, Mountain Ash. Next Week: Midnight at Maxim's. One need never be timorous about the entertainment at any time at Mr. Bert Richards' little Palace of delight. I Of course at holiday times great things are expected and Mr. Richards never fails. On Whit-Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday he has been fortunate enough to secure that beautiful specta- cular photo-drama, Midnight at Maxim's." It is a real delight of fas- cinating character, and an exhibition of the "other side" of the world. There will also be an afternoon show at 2.30 p.m. on Whit-Monday. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Whit-week the management will present in addition to the great star programme, The Fatal Wedding," a magnificent picturization of the great melodrama of the same name. There will be an afternoon show of this enormously successful picture on Thursday at 2.30 p.m. Next week Mr. Richards promises to screen the adaptation from Allen Rhine's novel, The Welsh Singer."
2nd CLAM. VOLUNTEER TRAININC CORPS., ABERDARE. Orders for Week Ending June 17, 1916. Monday.-Rifle Practice 7 p.m. Tuesday.—Platoon Drill, 7.45 p.m. Wednesday.-Rifle Practice 7 p.m. Satii rday. -Rifle Practice 6 p.m. For Duty.-Platoon Commander W C. Cox; Platoon Sergt. H. H. Collette; Section Commander Hugh Thomas. A. L. GREGOR, Company Commander <
MOUNTAIN ASH. JAY'S furniture is worth placing in your best rooms. DAVID THOMAS PRIZE DRAW- ING.—The following are the winning numbers in the above >—28; 3718; 3087; 778; 501; 1987; 15; 20; 306; 2008, 3688; 4243. All goods must be claimed within 7 days.—Wm. Jenkins, Secretary. GETTING ON WELL.—Pte. Willie Davies, the elder son of our respected tradesman, Mr. Geo. Davies, Oxford Street, is progressing favourably. He writes that he is getting on so well that he expects to be removed from hospital to England in the course of a few days. His welcome home will, we feel sure, be one of the best. FUNERAL.—The interment of the remains of Mr. Joseph Young, Allen Street, took place in Maesyrarian Cemetery on Monday afternoon, the Vicar officiating. Deceased was 68 years of age, and greatly respected. The chief mourners were: Messrs. Geo. Watkins, son-in-law; Joseph Powell, grand-son; David Powell, Brecon, brother-in-law, and Wm. Powell, Gelli- gaer, nephew. NEW THEATRE.—The theatre man- agement of the Workmen's Hall always- get into the front rank of entertain- ment, just what the workmen require. For Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week the holiday attractions are really beautiful. In addition to- the usual star programme Mr. Cur- now has engaged that spectacular sensation, entitled, Divorced." This- in itself should secure a record attend- ance. There will also be shown the first chapter of that magnificently at- tractive serial drama, "The Girl of Lost Island." On Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week My Ma- donna is being screened. A most pathetic heart-throbbing story of in- tense interest, it grips the beholder from the start to the finish. The story of Robert the artist and his model will claim the attention of all picture-lovers. The plot is bewilderingly fascinating, and really well written. The usuarl, first class programme of comedies and comics will also be shown, in addition to the extraordinary details of Pathe's Gazette and "Exploits of Elaine."
YNYSYBWL. JAY'S easy payment system is easy for you. NODDFA. On Sunday the Rev. D. Hughes, of Pendarren, was the preacher at Noddfa Baptist Chapel. TABERNACLE. — 'The annual tea given by Tabernacle Church to the Band of Hope took place on Thursday last. Trayholders, Miss Susy Jones, Miss L. Morris, Miss Hannah Lloyd, Mrs. T. Jones, Gwynfryn; Miss Ruth Davies. Miss Morwen Evans, Miss A. M. Davies, and Miss Mary Davies. Cutters, Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Price, Bryncerdyn, axld Mrs. Blackwell. Door- keepers, Mr. Jonathan Evans and Miss- M. Jenkins. Stewards. Messrs. George Jones, Thomas Davies, William Black- well, and Mr. George Jones. The Rev. Arthur Jones, B.A. (pastor) superin- tended. NAVAL BATTLE. It is feared that two well-known local lads have lost their lives in the big naval fight which took place last week. They are Able- Seamen David Jones, whose parents live at Glynmynach Cottages, and John Hopkins, son of Mr. James Hopkins, of 54 High Street. No official intimation that they have been lost has yet been received by the distressed parents, but as both lads were supposed to have been on board H.M.S. Invincible little hopes are entertained of their being among the survivors. Both lads, who were not 20 years of age, were home on fur- lough a fortnight ago. JACK TAR'S DAY. X9 9s. 6id. was realised on Saturday last by the sale of pansies in Ynysybwl in aid of the British and Foreign Sailors' Society. The following amounts were obtained bv the district collectors: -Miss Rose Dawe and Miss M. A. Davies, £ 1 4s. 2d.; Miss Marian Edwards and Miss Myfanwy Jones, 18s. 6d.; Mrs. W. Rogers and Miss Maggie Roberts, 18s. 4 £ d.; Miss G. Edwards and Miss E. Dawe, 16s. 2d.; Miss B. Dawe and Miss K. Hughes, 14s.; Miss S. Jones and Miss H. Lloyd, £ 1 lis. 5d.; Miss M. Lloyd and Miss M. Jenkins, 13s. 2 £ d.; Miss M. Dawe anti Miss M. J. Griffiths, 14s.; Mrs. Dunsford and Miss Walters, Xi, 3s. 8d.; Miss M. Glover, 16s. Old. The local organising secretary was Miss M. Glover. CO-OPERATION. The local result lists of the examination in Co-operation- of the evening classes conducted by the Ynysybwl Co-operative Society are as follows: —Pass with distinction (maximum marks, 100), Thomas Hughes (2nd stage), 91; Gomer Evans (2nd stage), 86; John R. Taylor (2nd stage), 80; Lily M. Evans (lat stage), 82. Pass: Titus Davies (3rd stage), 79; Rich- ard A. Thomas (3rd stage), 75; David J. Edwards (3rd stage), 66; Rees Jones (3rd stage), 61; William Watkins (2nd stage), 66; Martha Morgan (1st stage), 65; James Pask (1st stage), 59; James Glyn- dwr Thomas (lst stage), 56; Fred C. Simpson (1st stage), 55; Jennie Evans (1st stage), 51; Lewis H. Evans (1st stage), 50; Edgar R. John (1st stage), 59; Alan Maddox (1st stage), 50; Doris Hyde (1st stage), 50; Owen Jones (1st stage), 50.
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