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PENYWAIN. f ^AY'S' eaav payment system ie ess? or you -KAYS 'LINSEED COMPOUND' .I^iUseed. Senega, Squill, Tolu, &t\). T° £ Coughs and Colds. CANA (CONG.)—O11 Sunday morn- **8 the Rev. J. Grawys Jones preach- In the afternoon Air. Jones gave *1 interesting account of' the jour- ^eym^s of the patriarch Abraham the Saviour Jesus Christ. l'lie jflaress was illustrated with map?. ich (Is en the evening Mr. John Kicharcls Ol- the pulpit. j
LL WYDCOED. LET JAY supply you on their easy J ment system. HEROES FUND. — The weekly ^ciiceri: of the above fund on Thurs- ^-as to ha re been a i.ig' with te harp. The harpist however, was a sent, but Mr. W. 11. James.kindly Consented to fill the breach by ac- S^Kipanying Mr. AV. O. Jones (Eos y V*°gledd), who is a master in penill- singing and in lecturing on old *»elsh airs, and Vvhose singing and •ectuvo v.a?" thoroughly enjoyed by n audience. The Rev. W. S. p&vies (chairman) presented the fol- owing with Treasury .Notets:—Ptes tTorri Evans (Tor four vears and two prisoner of war), Willie Pow- Phillips, Ed. Thomas James, Cpl John T. James, Ptes John Cullen, j^'Vald Mahane, Albert T. Roes, W. O. Meeke, Stanley Meeke. Speeches Weje made bv Messrs. W. R. Davies an3 Jcnkin R'ces.
TRECYNON. j TOU will nleased after calling "at .J!, y' KAY'S 'LINSEED COMPOUND' tor ( ouj-hs and Colds. Of over 30 yeaj-fc- proven efficacy. PULPITS.—On Sunday the Key. Jenkins, Gilfach Goch, officiated rri ^armel (O.AI.) chapel. At Noddfa the Rev. W. 8. Thomas, Pen- yiiwceiber, occupied the pulpit. At Ehenezer (Cong.) Mr. Evan Lewis, "enpai'e, Cardiganshire, officiated. pETHEL (CONG.) — On Sunday &tte,rnoon a quarterly meeting was at this chapel. The scholars of the Sunday Schools gave sacred songs and recitations under the leadership 2* Mr. William Davies. Mr. W. *jo\vell Jones was at the organ. At morning service the Rev. John Richards addressed the children on The healing of Naaman." pointing out the little Hebrew maidservant as One of God's messengers. PRESENTATION.—On New Year's ^ght a pleasant time was spent at bethel (Cong.) Chapel vestry. The ^ev. John Richards, pastor, presided. ^°ngs were given by Messrs John Jones, Trevor Jones, Misses May ^ewis, Gladys Williams, Olwen Price S^d a recitation by Miss Ray Evans. *he> accompanist was Mr. Dan Ed- wards. During the evening Mr. ■Llewelyn Marcliant on behalf of the churehi, presented Mrs. J. M. Evans ^ith a silver tray in recognition of kindness in presenting the church with, individual communion cups. Felicitous speeches were made *>y. Messrs. James Williams, D. J. Williams, T. D. "Williams, and the Pastor. Mrs Evans suitably replied.
ROBERTSTOWN. JAY'S easy payment system is easy I for you. SUNDAY SCHOOL*.—On Sunday at •»ohn the Evangelist Sunday School, the scholars received prizes for ot- tendance and good conduct. The Rev II. Thomas, B.A., officiated at. the service.
ABERDARE. ¥Ol' ivili h. pissed after cnllinvi *t .f v ST. ELVAN'S.—On Sunday morn- Ing there was a choral celebration of the Holy Communion. The Vicar was the preacher. At the evening service the Rev. j. L. Phillips officiated. XAIAS TREE.—The annual tea and distribution of presents to Highland Place Sunday School scholars were "eld in the schoolroom on Thursday evening. A large number of children sat down to tea, after which the Rev E. T. Evans presided over the meet- ing. Muriel and Vera MeEwen, Aberaman, had made full attendance during 1918, and Stanley Evans. le- ris Jenkins, and Willio 13iiiigli 13ad lnade very good attendances. All me above were presented with special Prizes. Toys from the Xmas Tree were also handed round to all the other children connected with IS"! Sunday School. A juvenile competi- tion followed. BeAt recitation of "Village Blacksmith," Jack Burge. Scripture reading, Frances Watkins. Reading, Miss Mary Evans. Recital of hymn, Edna Davies.
ABERNANT. | JAY'S easy payment system is easy 'DRAMATIC RECITAL.—Miss M. J. Francis (Llaethfereh) visited Belhel Chapel on Thursday evening and gave, a very fine programme. The chapel was well filled, and the pro- ceeds went in aid of the Abernant War Heroes Welcome Home Fund. • The chair was occupied by Councillor W. Thomas, and during an interval delivered a brief speech as also did I the minister, Rev. B. Williams. The items inelded "Caclaii, Tregaron," by Rev. J. J. William s, and this piece took remarkably well with the aud- ienee. At the close the chairman was heartily thanked on the motion of Mr Dd. James, seconded by Guardian Morgan Williams.
CWMBACH. LET JAY supply you on their easy pavment system. KAY'S 'LINSEED COMPOUND' with warm water is an excellent gargle for Sore Throat. ON LEAVE.—A.B. Seaman Evan Williams. Royal Navy, son of Mrs. M. Williams, of 8 Ynyscynon Street, is home on ieave from tho Mediter- ranean Sea, after three years' ser- vice. DISCHARGED. Pte Caradog Davies son of h". M. Davies, oi Richards Terrace, and Pte Morgan Lloyd, of Bethuel Row, both of ih»>j Seaforth Highlanders, having joined in September, 1914, Driver Sammy Davies, R.F.A., and Pte Johnny Jones, both of Ynyscynon St, are now home having been discharged. R ETURNED PRISONERS OF WAR.—Sapper Roes Edwards, Royal Ej'ginec-is, m_>n of the late Mr. nnw Mrs Henry Edwards, has now return- ed home after having been a prisoner of war in Gennanv for 9 months. Sapper Edwards, who was with the Army when war broke, out, was drafted out with the first Expedi- tionary Force, and was in the mem- orable retreat from Mona. The hard- ships endured by Sapper Edwards since he hus'been a prisoner are al- most incredible. Once he was kept within the fire of the British guns behind the German lines. His only brother Pte Amos Edwards, fell about two vears ago whilst on active service in France. SERVICE OF SONG. At Brjn Seion (Cong.) Chapel on Sunday las:, services of song were held. In the afternoon eolos were given by Thos. Ed. Williams, Thos Evan Williams. Miss Winnie Evans, Miss Davies. Debate, "Yr YRgol Sul" was ren- dered by Miss Evans and party. At the evening service (for adults) solos were given by Mrs. S. E. Hill and Johnny Lloyd. Recitations by Mr. Edward Evans and Miss Katie Evans. Violin solo, Mr James Jones. Duets, Misses Ethel May Hughes and Mary Williams, Messrs Johnny Lloyd and D. Thos. Davies. The choir, under the oonductorship of Mr. Thos. Evan Williams, sang choruses. The ac- companist was Mr. Fred Reos. WEDDING. At Nazareth C.M. Chapel, Aberdare, on Saturday morn- ing last, a nrottv wedding was sol- emnised by rhe Rev. T. Eli Evans. The parties were Miss Jessie Maclean second daughter of Mrs. Maclean, Colliers' Arms, and Mr. Evgn Jonn Davies, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William Davies, of Hawthorn Tei- race, Aberdare, and grandson of Mrs Jones, of 5 Pleasant Row, Cwmbach. The bride,, who was neatly attired. was given away by her mother. 1'he brideamaid was Aliss Annie Mary Davies, eister of bridegroom, who was also neatly attired. The best man was the bridegroom's father. Break- fast was partaken of at the home of the bridegroom's parents. CONCERT. — At the Ship and the bridegroom's parents. CONCERT. At the Ship and Ca>tle Inn on Saturday eveinng last a, valedictory concert was held to present Lance-Corpl Thomas Thomas present Lance-Corpl Thomas Thomas of the Welsh Regwnent, and Sapper ^"illie Rees of the Royal Eiigiiieeig. The former had not been home for 3} vears having seen service in the Dardanelles and in Palestine, and was in the landing at Suylo. Bay. The latter lias. been a prisoner in Germany for 2 years. The hostess, Airs. Samuel Grist, presented the 1 two heroes witk a pocket wallet each and Treasury notes, and tfaev res- ponded. Songs w^re yiven by to ThomaSj ExPte W. E. Griffiths. L-Cpl Thomas, Ex-Pte WiH Brown, Ex-Pte D. Watts, Sam Grist, Jac:k I
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ABERAMAN. JAY'S easy payment system is MI'. ,4v-xtiont -tpin FOR ASTHMA, bronchitis, tights chest, difficulty of breathing, try Emrys' Cough-Ease. It cuts the phlegm and clears the tubes. ON lr,E-AVE.-Pte Aichie Andrews, Cheshire Regiment, eon of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Andrews, 6 Clitlon Crescent, is now home on leave from the 3rd General Military Hos- pital, Newport, where he is under- going a treatment for malaria, which he contracted v, hilst on ac- tive service in the East. Prior to joining the colours in July, 1917 he was a chemist at Mr. Tudor Wil- liams', Abi rdare. He was drafted to the East in January, n18, and was in EJpt and Piti- His many friends gave him a g re- ception on his arrival home. SOCIAL BVENING, On New Year's Eve Beulah Church held a tea, concert and watchnight service. At the tables were: -1 Mrs. Maria Jones, and Miss Elvira W aterman 1 zie Morgan; 2 Mrs. Parry and Mrs. Crook; 3 Mrs. D. Waterman, Mrs. Jones, and Miss Elvina Waterman 4 Mrs. W7. Stephens, Miss Til ley Stephens, and Mrs. Howard. W7aier attendant, Mr. Stephen Cowdrey. Cutters, Mr. Arthur Williams Mrs. W. Jones. Mrs. H. Starr, Mrs. Evans, Mrs. Geo. Eynon. Messrs D. Water- man and Sam Stephens acted super- visors. The Rev. D. Rees, pastor, presided at the "oncert. The follow- ing took part:—Miss Webb, Messrs. Sam Stephens, D. Waterman, and Stephen Cowdrey. Afterwards a watchnight service was conducted by the pastor. Mr. Arthur Williams was secretary. WHIST DRIVE AND DANCE.- On New Year's eve the P.D. clerical staff held a whist drive and dance at the Church Hall. Mr. R. ^W Rob- erts, cashier, presided, and there were over 150 present. The M.C. of the whist was Mr. Dd. Badham, whilst Mr. W. H. Perrv was M.C. of the dance. Music was supplied by Mr. Wr. H. Burrows' band assisted by Mr. Austin Williams. Refreshments were provided bv Misses Jackson. Ethel Morris, Edith Jones, Mrs. Mills. Misses Preece, Miss Lawrence, Miss Williams, and Miss Rees. The winers of the whist were: -Gentlp- men:-(1) Mr. W. WTilliains; (2) Leonard Prestwood. Ladies (1) Mies Ceinwen Morris; (2) Miss Luck. Mr. H. W. Roberts and Mrs. Stanley Humphreys presented the prizes. Mr Arthur Andrews was secretary, and the treasurer was Mr. Stanley Hum- phreys.
abercwmboi. YOU will be pleased after calling at JA<KAY'S 'LINSEED COMPOUND' for Coughs Colde and Bronchial troubles. lHd., 3/*• ON NEW YEARS Ev E a ( grand performance of the cantata, Pearl, the Fishermaiden," was given at the Workmen's Hall by the Institute Choir and the Happy Boys, conduct- or Mr. D. Lewie Evans. The accom- panist was Mr. David .Tone-H. who was assisted by an orchestra. Air Philip Rees presided- The charac- ters were: Lorenzo, W illiam George; Pearl, Miss Magie Evans; Daddy Whelk, Isaac Williams; Dame Whelk, Miss Sarah E. Evans; Fili- ette, Miss Maggie M. Neal; King ill- fonso, Tom J. Thomas; Lord Chan- cellor David Thomas; Limenckms, Wm. Sam Jones; Petrach, D. Joseph Davies; Mistress of bed chamber, Miss Maria Lambert; Messenger. D. Mprgan Rees. A hearty vote of thanks to choir, conductoi and chair- man was moved by Mr. K-ees Davies, seconded by Mr Evan Phillips. Credit is due to conductor and ar- tistes for their masterly uertormance. DEATH AND INT £ RMENT.~WO regret to record the death of Mr. John Davies. which took place on Boxing dav at the heme of his sister, Mrs. Edward A. Hill, 7 Jenkin St. Deceased, who had been resident here for some vears, was a native of Cwm- bach. and a brother of Councillor David Davies. The funeral took place on Wednesday, the Rev. M. Jenkins (B.) officiating. The chief mourners were.:—1st coach, Mrs J. V. Howells, daughter; Mrs. Edward Hill, sister. Mrs. David Davies, Mrs Thomas Davies. Mrs. WAlliani Davie8, sisters-in-law; Mrs. William Morgan. Treherbert, niece; 2nd coach, Mrs M. Davies. Cwmbach, :1\li. Harriet A. Rees. niece; Miss Jane Davies, Cwmbach, niece; Mrs. Thomas Davies, Mrs. M. A. Evans, and Miss Sarah Evans, Dowlais; 3rd coach, Mrs. David Williams, Mrs. John Roberts, Mrs. J. Roberts. Mrs. Thomas J. Evan, Mrs. Hayes, Cinn- amon, cousins; 4th coach, Mrs. Mary Davies Mrs. M. E. Rees, Cwmbach, Mrs. Morris, Mrs. Pugh, Mrs. H. Ward; 5th coach, Mrs. M. Davies, Mrs. E. Williams, Airs- G. Milton, Mrs. Colcombe, Mountain Ash; 6tli coach Mr. M. Jenkins. Mr. James Glover, Mrs. William Williams, Mrs James, Mrs. Stoneman. Following the hoarse were: John V. Howells, son-in-law; Councillor tD. Davies, Thomas Davies, and Wm. Davies, brothers; Edward Ài. Hill, brother-in-law William Morgan, nephew; John Roberts, Johnny Rob-, erts, Fred Roberts, cousins. Wreaths were sent by Mr. and Mrs J. V. How- ells; Mr and Mrs. E. M. Hill, Airs. D. E. Davies, Mrs. Sarah Davies. Air J. Zachariah, Aberdare, was the undertaker. OBITUARY. -li is with deep re- gret that we record the sudden death of Mrs. Jane Williams, 85 Jenkin St., who viis a native of Carmarthen, but had resided at Abercwmboi for 50 years. Her husband, Mr. John Williams, had predeceased her by 8 years. Deceased, who was 73 years of age, was about on Wednesday, and at 10 p.m. retired for the night. Soon afterwards she called her daughter, Airs. Edward Williams, who hasten- ed to the room. The old lady ex- pired in a few minutes from heart failure. The interment took place on Mondav at the New Cemetery. Aber- dare. The Rev H. P. Jenkins. Saron, officiated, assisted by Rev. M. Jen- kins, Bethesda. The mourners were: Messrs. Evan Evans. William Wil- liams, P.S. David Williams, Cwm- paro, sons; Edward Wiliams. son-in- law; Johnnie and Gwilym Williams, Jackie Williams, grandsons; Messrs. Thomas Jones, Cilfynvdd, David Jones, Merthvr. Evan Davies and Gwilym Davies, Ystrad, David J. Thomas, Rees Thomas, Hector Jen- kins, David John Lewis, and Trevor Thomas, P.C. Hector Jenkins, Tony- pandy, James Jenkins Johnny Jen- kins, John Owen, nephews; Air. Henrv Stock, Treforest, Mr. Lewis. New Inn, Clvdach Vale, and Mr. Ar- thur Williams. — i
OBITUARY. I Mr. Ben Oar Lewis. I <4Y Drafod," published in the Welsh Settlement, Patagonia, an- nounces the death of Mr Hen Dar Lewis, at the age of 20 years. He passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, at passed away on Sunday, Nov. 10, at Y Gaiman. and was buried on tho following Monday at Trelew Ceme- terv, the Rev. D. J. Williams, M.A., and Mr. D. D. Walters officiating. Mr Lewis was a native of Trecynon, and emigrated to Patagonia about 6 years ago, followed soon afterwards bv his father and mother, Mr and Mrs Ben Lewis, with whom and with deceased's young widow gener- al sympathy is felt. He was a nephew to Councillor Tom Lewis, Trecvnon. The widow is n sister to Airs." George Dean, Park Lodge, Tro- eynon. The late Mr Lewis was an electrician and had an extensive business in the Welsh Settlement, He was also the proprietor of a eine- ma in Y Gaiman. He was passion- atelv fond of music and a clever vio- linist. He took an active part in philanthropic movements in Pata- gonia. He held a St. Jolm Amhu- lence certificate and performed good service for the Red Cross. He was an enthusiastic Welsh Nationalist, and a lover of the Eisteddfod and all Cymric institutions. Several writers in "Y Drafod" pay high tributes to deceased's sterling character and ] godly life, j Mr and Mrs George Dean have ] just received a letter from deteareel's ¡I father and mother, in which they state that their eon died from com- plications arising out of an attack of J influenza. His sudden death was a I great shock to the whole town ot I Trelew, where lien was held fn high esteem by people of a.ll nationalities —Spaniards, Italians, Greeks, Turks, 1 Germans, English and Welsh. The ¡ funeral was one of the largest over seen in Trelew. The cortege con- tained from 40 to 50 motor ears be- sides other vehicles, and many at- j tended on horsehaeft. Although thej burial took place the day following? his death people attended from all [ parts of the long valley. The par-| ents and the- widow received lele-j grams of condolence from two of the] chief men oi the Port and HailVlay.1 j Mr. Alt, the British Consul, and! Mr. Smart, deputy manager of tlwj Railway. The letter concludes with touching and kindly references to J Mrs. Lewis, the widow. |
VIM School of Commerce ABERDARE. Principal: J. MARSHALL, F.lnc ST., F.C.I., F.S.C, etc. Fellow of the Faculty of Teachers in Commerce, Principal Lecturer in Commerce at Mill Street Higher Elemen- tary School, Pontypridd. -u- Brilliant Successes during the Year 1918: Nearly 2,000 Certificates and 30 Junior and Senior Diplomas procured by our Pupils during the year, and upwards of 200 Pupils placed in lucrative positions. The following is quite a recent list of Pupils who have obtained excellent posts: Mr. Stanley Evans, 5 Hebron Villas, Yiivsbotth, nr. Aber- cynon-Commercial Master a: King's College, Cardiff. Mr Arthur Hughes, Aberpennar Street. Mountain Ash. Miss Dorothy Jones, 5 John Street, Abercwmboi. Miss Margaret Ann Marshall. 30 Ynyscynon Street, Cwm- bach. Miss Alcy Cornock, S3 Broadway, Pontypridd. Miss Doris Tarr c; Broadway, Pontypndd. M ss Helena Evans, 30 Broadway, Pcntypndd. Miss Elsie Clare, Broadway, Pontypridd. Miss Jessie Phillips, 3 Rosser Street, Pontypridd. Miss Lilian Ingram, 99 Wind Street, Aberdare. Miss Annie Davies, 4 Horeb Terrace, Llwydcoed. -n- A SOUND BUSINESS TRAININC. In the World of Commerce and Finance, Efficiency is essential to success, therefore parents are arivised to call and see the Principal st 19 Whitcombe Street, Aberdare, or write for guidance respecting suitable careers for their child- ren. Among the Examinations and Professions coached for are:— Accountancy, Law, Auctioneers, Surveyors, Banks, Bailway, Engineer in g, Civil Service, Medical and Dental Prtlim., Oxford and Cambridge, &c. -=:==:=: SUCCESS GUARANTEED. THE WAR ON WASTE IS NOT YET FINISHED. From Dec. 31st, until further notice, our price for Waste Paper, ( tFor^Mixed Cardboard or Paper, any colour or kind, 4/6 per cwt. (anv quantity less than -> cwt., |d. per ]b.). Alanines or Books—without covers, bs. per «wt.; with covers, f>s ner cwt. Hard Ledgers—without covers, 10s.-per cwt.; with corere, s ner cwt Invoices, Light Ledgers, Copybooks—without covers, 8s. nor cwt with covers, 6s. per cwt. All grades separated, otherwise t ken in a-s mixed papers (4/6)., The above must NOT contain btring, Straw, or Greasy Paper. Old String, Cord or Rope, 3s. per cwt. Niixed Rags, d. per lb. Better prices for Cloth or Woollens ac- co-dinc to quality.—Heavy, Light, Cast or Wrought Iron (any qu.nti- tv"! Lead Brass or Copper (by the .cwt, only) at current prices. Further particulars, apply Cambrian Waste Paper Co., 11 Bute St., Aberdare, Phcnt 69. All correspondence muet be addressed to Urnce Depot (where goods must be seut to, noL to office), 20-21 Green St., Aberdare.
ABEROARE TRADES & LABOUR J COUNCIL. 1 The monthly meeting oi the above t W:1. hold on Thursday, under the presidency of Mrs. Davie3. I Auditor.—Mr, G rat ten was elected auditor. t E C. Members. — The following motion from Cv. maman ColHerv Lodge was adopted: "That intuture r. 11 Aimers' Lodges, othci i.ades I'nions and Ward Committees slmll appoint executive members in lOta- tion." } 1 Housing. — Councillor St<>nelake gave an interesting address on the New Housing Scheme. Mr. Stont- Iat0 said it." was intended to build over 1000 houses in ditfierent pa.rts 01 the district. If the scheme a- adop;vd tlY the Local Government Hoard would be put into operation the\ would have healthv and spac- ious hotis* s at reasonable rents. Several deh'trates took part in the discussion and questions were answered Councillor Stonelak< -Thanks Mere accorded to the speaker on the motion of Guardian •J. Davies.
Morris, Jack Ryan, Arthur John, Evan Thomas, Eno1 Miles. hIll Wheeler. W. Lloyd. The National Anthem was sung by Mr. Jack Mor- ris. The organisers of the concert were Messrs. Harry Harris and D. Watts.