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ABERCYNON. DON'T delay, but call at JAY. NOTICE. The only up-to-date Dental Surgery in Abercynon is Doyle's Dental Surgery, 42 Margaret Street. All work done personally on the premises. Repairs and Remodel- ling a speciality. PASTORAL.—On Thursday evening the Rev. W. M. Davies, B.A., Tre- orchy. commenced his duties as pas- tor of Welsh C.M. church. The ceremony of christening the chil- dren of Mrs Davies and Mrs E. Jones, William Street, was performed, the < rev gentleman spoke of the duty of the Church in connection with the problems of reconstruction. On Sun- day the Rev. W. M. Davies occupied the pulpit at Tabernacle. OBITUARY.—On Thursday the re- mains of Kenneth H. Thomas, the child isf Mr. and Mrs. David E. Thomas, 6 Salisbury Road, were in- terred at the Abercynon Cemetery. The deceased passed away on Sunday, December 29th, and was 3i months old. The Rev. R. H. Pritcliard, Car- -mol, officiated. The mourners were: Father; W. Thomas and W. Good- man, grand-fathers; S. Goodman, W. Jackson, and J. O. Barnett. OBITUARY.—On Saturday after- noon tho remains of the late Mr. William Evans, 3 Glancynon Terrace, who died on Monday. December 30th, at the age of 63 were laid to rest at tihe Abercynon Cemetery. Deceased was a member of Canuel (W.), and the officiating minister was the itev IL H. Pritchard. The chief mourn- ers wert<:—Widow; Air. William Evans, son; Mr. and Mrs. Richard ''Back, daughter; Miss May Evan. daughter; Mr. and Airs. John Evans, brother: Mr. Wm. Evan's, nephew; Mr. and Airs. Phil Evan8, nephew; Air. and Airs. W. Williams, niece; Air. and Airs R. T. Evans, nephew; Pte E. Owen Evans, nephew; Messrs. Robt. Williams, Wrexham, and Tom Williams. Llanarmon. brothers-in- i law; Willie Leigh and Arthur Evans Manchester, nephews. A SOCIAL was held by the employ- ees of the Ynysybwl, Pontypridd, Treforest, Cilfyuydd. and Abercynon branches of the Co-operative Society on Thursday evening The tables were presided over by Airs. Williams, Pontypridd, and Mrs. Smith, Aber- cynon, assisted by Miss Baker, Ponty- pridd, Miss Phoebe Meredith. Aliss Morgan, Miss Smith, and Miss Kirk. The musical programme was Hr- ranged by Mr. Satcli, Abercyncn, and Air. Wiiliams, Pontypridd. Solos were rendered bv Aliss Baker, Ponty- pridd; duet Mr" E. W. Williams and Mi-h Baker. Mr. J. T. Rees, Ton Pentre, district, organising secretary, gave an address. The secretary was Miss Elsie Davies and the treasurer I Air. D.Jones. DISCHARGED )IBN'S MEET- ING. — The annual meeting of the Abercynon branch of the Discharged Soldiers and Sailors Association was held at the Lesser Hall on Tuesday I' r evening. Air. J. H. Whiting occupied the chair. A report of the prograss of the branch during the past six months was given by Mr. M. 1*. Owen. Mr. Charles Rossiter gave he financial statement. An encouraging I report of the work done by the De- pendency Fund was given bv Mr. C. J. Cowan, secretary, and Mr. E. J. Thomas, treasurer, gave a statement I of accounts of the Dependency sec- tion. After addresses by the Vicar and )fr. John Sutherland, it was re- solved to recommend the erection of a War Memorial Hall in the town. The following were appointed repre- sentatives on the Memorial Commit- tee:—Alessrs M. R. Owen. W. I. Howells, C. Rossiter. E. J. Thomas, J. Goujjh, and J. II. Whiting. Officers were elected as follows:—Chairman, Mr J. H. Whiting; general secretary, Mr. Morgan R. Owen; financial sec- retary, Air. E. J. Thomas; treasurer. Mr. Charles Rossiter; secretary of dependency section, Air. Emlyn Pow- ell: treasurer. Air. J. Gough. CWRDD CWARTER.. The quar- terly services of Cfilfaria (B.) Sunday School were held on Sunday. After- noon programme:—Reading-, Mrs. Rees; prayer, Air. William Davies; recitations, Brinley Price. D. J. Wil- liams, Afair Alorgan, Dilys Jones, Vfilmai Lloyd, Clifford Howells. Sally Jones; solos. Glyndwr Jones, Olwen Thomas, Priscilla Evans, Bronwen Lewis Miss B. Howells, Cissie Stephens, Air. Jonathan Lewis; duet, Miss Lizzie Lloyd and Miss Gwladys Williams; dialogue, Gwyn Thomas and friends, and Miss Jennie Lewis and friends. At the evening service Miss Katv Lloyd, B.A., read the "6- son. and prayer was offered by Air. Evan Howells. Solos, Miss Alary J. Jones. Myrddin Lloyd Miss Gwladys Williams, Mr. Dan Jones, Mr. Jon- athan Lewis. Miss Mvfanwv Ellis, MIs., Jane A. Evans; pianoforte solo, Tommy Jones; recitations, Misses Afargaret E. Davies. Lizzie M. Evans, Air. Alaldwyn Alorgan; (11.1- logn, Vallllai Lloyd and Mvrddin Lloyd; trio, Mr. Evan Lloyd ana party; recitations, Air. William J. Price, Miss M. L. Davies; dialogue, Mr. John Lloyd's class; recitations. Miss Aluriel Curtis, Aliss Sally Jones; duet, Miss Lizzie LIonl and Aliss Williams; chorus, Mr. "William J. Davies and party; quartette, Mr. Jonathan Lewis and friends. Mr. John Alorgan presided. WAU MEMORIAL. A public meeting of the inhabitants of Aber- cynon was held at the Lesser Hall on Friday evening to consider the ques- tion of raising a memorial to Aber- cynon men killed in action. Coun- cillor Bruce Jones, J.P., occupied the chair, and was supported by Alessrs. I Thomas Davies, eheckweigher, secre- tary; Air. E. H. Battram, treasurer; and Mr. W. James Howell. It was resolved that a Alemorial be raised. Suggestions appertaining to the Mem- orial were made by Alessrs. E. H. Battram, Rev. Alorgan Jenkins, Rev. D. Ellis Jones. Mr. David Evans, grocer Rev. J. T. Williams, Coun- cillor Charles Maddox, Air. G. F. I.ivesey, M.E., Rev. T. Watkin Jones, M r. William Reynolds (on behalf of the Welcome Homo), Mr. William U. Evans, Mr. Alorgan R. Owen, Dr. A. J. Griffith, Alessrs. W. J. Howell and F. Bailey. Dr. A. J. Griffith pro- posed, and Air. Evan Jones seconded that the members of the Abercynon Prince of Wales Fund and the w el- come Home Fund should form a Memorial Committee. This was agreed to. It was also decided that six members of the Abercynon branch of the Discharged Sailors and Sol- diers' Association be elected on the committee, and also the following: Alessrs.. Rhys Alorgan, Dr. A. J. Grif- fith. J. Sutherland, D. L. Kelly, Airs. C. Hyde, and Mr. J. W. Burge. Coun- cillor Bruce Jones was appointed president; Messrs. William Reynolds and David Evans, vice-presidents; Air E. II. Battram, treasurer; and Mr. Tom Davies, secretary. It was fur- ther decided that the namea of all Abercynon men who have fallen while on active service be inscribed on tho Memorial tablet.-The com- mittee met on Alonday and decided to organise a. concert in aid of the fund. A sub-committee was appointed to in- quire on what lines Memorials are raised in other places and to submit suggestions to the general committee.