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;;s:- U hit-Chat. BY RAMBLING TOMMY. On Saturday and Wednesday evenings last the ex- cellent band of the Severn Sub-Marine Miners, through the kindness of Major Thornley, gave eon- Certs on the Pier, and a third concert; will be given by them this Saturday evening- I hope these are but the first of a long series. 0 n O The anniversary of the Tabernacle Baptist Cl met: will be celebrated on Sunday (to-morrow). Special joausic will be rendered by the choir, under the baton of Mr T. Emlyn Jones- The Sunday School anni-1 versary has been fixed for the loth Septembor, and the preacher on that occasion will be the Rev. H. 0. John, Tredegarville, Cardiff. ooo St an well-road Baptist Sunday School anniversary will be he'd on Sunday, the 16ih inst. Principal Gethin i hi vies, D.D-, will be the preacher. 0 0 0 Mr J. G. Llewellyn- in a cricket match played at Penarth last Saturday, againt the Cardiff Y.M.O.A., scored SO runs, or 4 times the total score of the Visitors. 0 0 0 Oil I riday evening at the National School, a meeting of the Penarth Swimming Club was held, Mr W. M. Douglas presiding' A letter was read from Mr J. ANT. Pyman accepting the presidency, whilst the captaincy was vested in Mr J. E. Edwards. The following we, e appointed a committee :Jlessr C. H. Curry, S. Lee. A. Bird, J. Owen, W. M. Pjuglas, H. Goodwood, and Stanley Bishop. The st united practice will be on the 10th inst- I TWENTY YEARS AGO. On Thursday, August 24th, 1876, the first number of the Penarth Visitors List" was issued, as a supplement to the Western Mail. 0 0 0 Twenty years ago, during the summer months, the band of the D Company 16th Glamorgan Rifle Volun- teers, gave weekly Wednesday evening concerts, on the Penarth Beach. o 0 C Of the nine gentlemen who composed the Local Board twenty years ago, only four are now living, viz., Messrs James Hiehards, T. R. Thompson, R. Forrest (Chairman), and T. Griffiths, our newly ap- pointed Clerk of Works. J 0 0 0 Twenty years ago, the following gentlemen were members of our School Board :—Messrs J. Batchelor (chairman), Edwards, Vachel, Dalziel and Arundell. 0 0 0 Twenty years ago, there were only five places of worship i-.i Penarth, viz., St- Augustine's Ohurch, Arcot Street Wesley an, Tabernacle Baptist, Calvinistic Methodist, (Welsh and English) and Independent (Welsh). oo o Twenty years ago, there were in Penarth [49 inhabited houses- ooo Twenty years ago, the: assessibJe value of the Penarth Local Board district was £ 21,460- 0 0 0 Twenty years ago, Penarth boasted 475 Parliamen- tary voters.. j 000 Twenty years ago, the popula ion of Penarth was about io 000 Twenty years ago, the number of deaths for the year in the Local Board district was 3;). _■ Twenty years ago, Penarth was considered one of the healthiest places in the United Kingdoai." 0 0 o Twenty yeais ago, the death rate was 11 per 1,000 of the population. 0 0 0 v Twenty years ago, there was no railway to Penarth but there was a service of 'Busses, twenty'one trips being made daily, except Sundays when the number did not exceed 6. The "Kite" and "La Belle Marie" also plied when the tide served- o 0 o Twenty years ago, there were two deliveries of 11 letters and three dispatches daily, the postmaster being Mr John Richards. ooo The report of the local branch of the Church of England Society for providing homes for waifs and strays has just been issued, showing that the sum of £ 26 1 0 has been subscribed. This is a most excell- ent institution, and deserves liberal support. The local hon. secretary is Mrs Rosina Westvr-Evans, Cefn Bryn, Plymouth Road.
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