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Treherbert.|1898-03-12|Glamorgan Free Press - Welsh Newspapers
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Treherbert. Rainbow Soap, 2d. per tablet (presents of jewellery to each purchaser)-LRWIS BROS., Taff street. 3770 On Monday, at Ystrad Police Court. Mrs Fine late pamnbroker at. Treherber (now of Bristol), was summoned by George Davies, a Treherbert clerk, for refusing to deliver up a pledge. Mr J. Phillips. Pontypridd, appeared for the prose- cution, and Mr J. Gladstone, solicitor, Bristol, defended. The evidence of the plaintiff showed that in December, 1896, he pledged a silver watch, guard, and appendages at the defendant's shop in Treherbert. The goods he valued at L8, but only 21s was advanced upon them. On December ord, 1897, he visited the shop. and was informed that the business had been taken over by a Mr Tanchan. He called several times for the watch nnd was (old by Mrs Fine that she-would y>r>» ur>- thz: watch for him. He called up to the 23ro of Decmbcr, when he was then told by Mr Tanchan to clear out of the shop. He again called in company with P.C. Ashton, and tendered the money and the ticket for the watch, but was told that it could not be found. He subsequently wrote to Mrs Fine, but received no reply. He now valued the watch at P,6 6s, tho guard. 28s 6d, and the coins at 8s.—Cross- examined bv Mr Gladstone, plaintiff said that he bought the watch about three years ago at Newport. He admitted that the watch, the guard, and appendages, had been pawned in December 1895. and in December, 1896, he paid 5s 6d interest due. and re-pawned them. He had not sc-en Mr Fine personally, but bad ten- derod the money to Mrs Tanchan, who was Mr Pine's agent. Plaintiff now identified the watch produced by Mr Gladstone as being his proper- ty.On a ring of guards being shown him, plain- tiff said that his guard was not among them. Evidence was given by P. C. Ashton and Inspec- tor Menhennick. Mr Gladstone, for the defence said that on February 21st he wrote to the plain- tiff on behalf of the defendant (who was unable to be present, being indisposed), asking for the number of the watch, and the watch was found. They could not find the guard, but he was pre- pared to pay the value of the guard and appen- dages. less 21s and one year's interest. Mr Phillips alyplied for casts, as the plaintiff had attended Court three times. The Bench ordered the watch to be handed over, and also £ 2 19s, less £1 6s 6d. You can say w,at you like, but I know well, T. Harris's groceries none can excel. The Central Stores, Taff Street. 2349 At the Public Hall, Treherbert, there was a large attendance of music lovers en Thursday: evening, the occasion of a grand concert. The chair was occupied by Councillor David Williams who presided with his usual geniality. The ar- stites were—Soprano, Miss L. Jenkins, Miss May Moses, Treherbert; contralto, Miss Nellie Grif- fiths. Treherbert; tenor, .xr D. Davies, Ton, and Mr W. Todd Jones, Treherbert: bass, Mr G. P. Williams. Treherbert, and Mr Aneurin Edwards, Treorky; mandolinists, Mr J. M. Ryan and Miss A. Jenkins, Treherbert; accom- panist, Mr Hugh Hughes. G. and L., Treher- bert, and the Treherbert Male Voice Party, under the able conductorship of Mr M. O. Jones G. and L., was in attendance. Miss Jenkins gave a very sweet rendering of "Toilers," while M"<s Moses was charming in her renderm of ''Ye banks and braes." Miss Griffiths came in for a good round of applause, for her rendering of "Under the May bush." Mr D. Davies, Ton, gave a very masterly andeffretrve rendering of "Lend me your aid," and gave signs that there is life in the old dog yet. Mr ■ W. Todd Jones, who has now the title of being the sweetest tenor in South Wales, was in mag- nificent form in his rendering of "Blodwen f'anwvlyd," and was heartily cheered. Mr G. P. Williams' rendering of "Hen Gymru rydd," fair- ly brought the house down, and undoubtedly was til3 best item of the evening. The patriot- ism of thft whole audience burst forth in a vo- ciferous demand for an encore, which Mr Wil- liams responded to with a fine rendering of "Sweetheart Sue," Mr Aneurin Edwards, that pcrmising young baritone, gave another display of his splendid vocal powers in singing'Anchored' and "Lead, Kindly Light," which were greeted with loud and continued cheering. The male voice party gave excellent renditions of the "Italian Salad" and "Destruction of Gaza,"which were well appreciated. The mandolinists also came i:, 1',1' J. very good reception, and their services will undoubtedly be in ereat demand 1!1 the futijw The usual votes of thanks tormina- led one < T* ino't enjoyable concerts held m Treherbert for some time. The proceeds were to assist Mr Thomas Lloyd, who has ben ailing for time, and to whom it is hoped a sub- stantial snni "f money will be given. I —

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