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PONTYPRIDD UNION GUARDIANS AT TALYGARN. Mr and Mrs Godfrey Clark, of Talygarn, kindly invited tfie Guardians. and their wives to luncheon on Thursday, the 22nd inst. The party left Pontypridd by the 11.20 a.m. train !Opr Llantrisant, and were joined by others en route. On arriving at their railway destination, carriages were in waiting to convey the party to the beautiful residence of the genial Squire of Talygarn. Mr and Mrs -ark very cordially welcomed their guests for the day. After tak- ing a stroll through the grounds, which was very enjoyable, they all sat at luncheon in the con- servatory, when the following guests were pre- sent Mr and Mrs E. Williams, Pontypridd; Mr and Mrs R. L. Phillips, Pontypridd; Mr John Williams, Trealaw; Mr William Evans, Tomyrefail; Rev R. Thomas, Penrhiwceiber; Mr Richard Richards, Mountain Ash; Mr W. liams, Cribin-ddu, Ynysybwl; Mr and Mrs E. H. Davies, Pentre; Mr and Mrs W. Little, Cefnpennar; Mr and Mrs "Abraham, Porth; Mr and Mrs D. Fenwick, Tylorstown Mr and Mrs D. S. Davies, Ferndale; Mr and Mrs Thomas Lewis, Llantwit; Mrs Phillips, Treorky; iu-r and Mrs D. Bryant, Llantwit; Mr and Mrs James Richards, Treforest; Rev Joshua Thomas and Miss Thomas, Coedpenmaen; Rev and Mrs W. Rees, Hopkinstown; Mr lhornas Jones,J.P., Maendy, and Miss Jones; Mr Evan John, J.P., and Miss John (niece). Mr and Mrs W. Thomas. Pontyclun; Mr D. Elwards, Maerdv; Mr and Mrs Lewis Williams, Llantwit Schools; Mr H. Anthony, J.P., Caerphilly; Mr and Mrs R. A. Lewis, Lloyds' Bank, Pontypridd; Dr Ivor Ajax Lewis, J.P., and Miss Lewis Mr and —rs Tiioinas Jones. Pontypridl; Mr W. Morgan; Mr Alfred Jones, Mr John Jenkins, Gilfach Goch: Alderman and Mrs Walter H. Morarsfn, Mrs Hill-Male,Mr and Mrs Sam Evans, Treferig, Mr E. C. Spickett, clerk, and Miss Spickett, and Mrs Willie Spickett Mr* Judge Williams and Miss Williams, Miskin Manor; Mr Thomas Jones, Biaenllechau; Mr E. S. Richards, Mr 0 H. Jones, chairman of Cardiff Board of Guardians, and others. The party enjoyed the spread laid before them by the kindness of the Host and Hostess of Talygarn. Tho Host, after proposing the Queen's health, submitted a toast to the Board of Guardians. He said that al- though of late years the Board had been in- creased in number, he, as chairman, felt no difficulty whatever in the exercise of his office to carry on the business of the Board amicably. He koped that all of them would be returned at the forthcoming election, and that thev would have the pleasure of working together in the interest of the ratepayers. (Hear, hear). On the Host resuming his seat, M rE. H. Davies, J.P. (vice-chairman), very appropriately respon- ded on behalf of tha Guardians, and all friends present, and proposed a very hearty vote of thanks to Mr and Mrs Clerk for their kind in- vitation. This was seconded by Rev W. Rees, and supported quaintly by the. veteran Guard- ian, Mr James Richards, Before taking an- other stroll through the grounds, Mr E. H. Davies called upon Mrs W. Rees to render a son? whioh she did in a very able manner. After this the company were amused with a with a "Can Serch," by Mr Alfred Jones, and a humourous recitation by Mr D. Fenwick,entitled "The Bashful Bachelor," and to close Mr E. H Davies led an old Welsh hymn to the tune "Aberystwyth" to the great'delight of the English guests. Tea. was partaken of on the lawn, and it was amusing to see all the com- pany enjoying themselves in rustic fashion. The party returned by the 5.28 train from Llantri- sant, after enjoying a most pleasant day. The weather was glorious, and Mr and Mrs Godfrey Clark seemed fo enjoy the company immensely, and it should be said that the noble family at n' Talygarn not only invite the Guardians, but they also have a heart, human and kind enough to invite the poor children from the Cottage Homes and the aged poor of the Workhouse to their picturesque residence to enjoy a day annually. May they be long spared to enjoy their wea.,ti, for we rejoice to think that. such as Mr and Mrs Clark are possessed of wealth,for they are gener- ous and kind enough to brighten the lives of others who are less fortunate.

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