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Hipwain. "'LINSEED COMPODND" for Coughs, '-Colds, and Bronchial troubles. 9^ 1 /J^. A. D. Jones, Duke Street, Aberdare, for Royal Enfield Cycles. VESTRY.—The annual vestry was held .at Hirwain on Thursday night, the Rev. Jos. Morgan, Vicar, presiding. The Vicar reported that the finances of the parish were in a satisfactory state, and that the communicants had increased during the year. Mr. George Bishop was chosen as Vicar's warden, and Mr. Geo. James was elected parishioners' warden. TO MOTHERS.—Mrs. Wmslow's Sooth- ing Syrup has been used over fifty years by millions of mothers for their children "while teething, with perfect success. It will relieve the poor sufferer immediate- ly- It is pleasant to taste; it produces natural quiet sleep, by relieving the child from r,ain, and the little cherub awakes Cc as bright as a button." Of all chemists, Is. lid. per bottle.
Gwmdare. Hundreds testify to the efficacy of Emrys' Cough-Ease for ooaghs, colds, Asthma, bronchitis, etc. One dose re- | iieves. It is wonderful. Cheap Rink Tickets to all purchasers of Skates at A. D. Jones', Duke Street. When you want a drink, have a good one. Try McLaren's Iron Brew, which goo(] o Ie. MUSICAL.—Miss Maggie M. Price, of ^wllfa, won first prize for singing at Mardy Eisteddfod on Easter Tuesday, out of 19 competitors. FOOTBALL.—A splendid match was played on the Athletic Grounds on Friday last between Cwmdare Mesmers and Tre- c.V&on United. Score: Trecynon United, Cwmdare Mesmers, 3. LECTURE. Ten nights behind the oar was the subject of a very able lec- ture delivered at Nebo Vestry on Thurs- t i day last by the Rev. W. A. Jones, pastor. lecture was illustrated by lantern p e.vv s- The lanternist was Mr. Martin palmer. The proceeds were in aid of the ■"and of Hope fund. VESTRY.—The annual vestry meeting Of St. l,ii]T-e's Church took place on Wed- nesday night, March 30th, under the pre- sidency of the Vicar, Rev. Richard Jones. The annual accounts were presented by Mr. John Davies and adopted. The fol- lowing officers were appointed: Wardens, Messrs. Thomas J. Thomas and Richard J. Lewis. Sidesmen: Messrs. Lewis Jones, senr., David Morgan, Evan John Evans, David Jenkins, W. M. Jones, Hugh Evans, John Davies, Emmanuel Cioss, and William John. Librarians: Messrs. Benjamin Evans and Stanley Evans. Secretary and treasurer, Messrs. William Evans and John Davies.
Trecynon. "LINSEED COMPOUND" for Coughs and Colds. Of proven efficacy. 9¥l. A I Of Chemists only. For dry, haeking, and irritable cough, there is nothing to equal Emrys Evans' Cough-Ease. Try it. PASTORAL. — Bethel Cong. Church have invited Mr. E. J. Griffiths, a student at Carmarthen College, and a native of Bethes,da, North Wales, to become their pastor, and he has accepted the invita- tion.
Aberdare. TRY HAYTER'S BREAD. A. D. Jones, Duke Street, for Richard- son's Skates. "LINSEED COMPOUND" for Coughs and Colds. Of proven efficacy. Of Chemists only. 9|d., l/ltd., 2/9. FOR ARTIFICIAL TEETH visit ki", CoruiBck-'s Consulting Rooms, 2, Car-ul Street, Aberdare. UNRIVALLED. The (Smart Up-to- jste Suits, from 191,. 6d., obtained «t « A Evans's, the Noted Hat Shop, Top Canon-street, are the talk of thf AW invf tfVtllev SALE AND EXHIBITION.—We learn that a most interesting Sale and Exhibi- tion of Pillow Lace Making, French Painting, Sweet Making, Cookery and Table Decoration will be given at the Memorial Hall by the pupils of Miss S. A. Fry on April 14th. The exhibition will certainly prove most attractive, and the sale should be a successful one. The proceeds will go towards a most worthy cause, viz., the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.
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Cwmbach. "COAGULINE," "KLINX," TEN- ASITINE." Cements for mending all things. 6d. each ■ PROPOSED PUBLIC HALL.—A meet- ing of the general committee was held on Wednesday, at which the Rev. R. Roberts presided over an excellent attend- ance. Twelve tenders had been received for the erection of the Institute and Pub- lic Hall, which will accommodate 600 persons. The tender of Messrs. Price Bros., Cardiff, was accepted. Mr. Thos. Roderick, Aberdare, is the architect. Cwmbach. BRYN SEION M.I.S.—On Friday a splendid repast was provided at Ynys- cvnon Schoolroom. The ladies in charge of the tables were --No., 1: Misses Char- lotte Parker, Mary Jane Lewis, and Katie Davies. No. 2: Mrs. Hill, Miss Davies, Miss Jane Davies, Miss Annie Chappell, and Miss Miriam Williams. No. 3: Misses Maggie Jane Phillips, Elizabeth Morgan, and Mary Jane Davies. No. 4: Misses Mary Evans, Nellie Evans, and Edith Davies. Cutters, etc.: Mrs. Rees Davies, Mrs. Rees Price, & Mrs. Gwilym Williams. The stoker was Mr. John Protheroe, and the doorkeepers, Messrs. David Lloyd and Dd. Edmund Williams. Carvers, etc., Messrs. James Hughes, u Tom Williams, and Tom Evans. General assistants, Rev. R. H. Davies, B.A., presi- dent; Messrs. Thomas Lloyd and Wm. James, vice-presidents, and Messrs. Dd. Chas. Lewis and Johnny Lloyd. The secretary and treasurer respectively were Messrs. Edward Evans & James Hughes. A miscellaneous concert was held after- wards. Opening solo, Mr. David Wm. Wilcox. Recitation, Miss Katie Davies. Solo, Mr. Thomas Evan Williams. Reci- tation, Miss Bessie Williams. Solo, Mr. Tom Williams. Recitation, Mr. Thomas John Lewis. Solo, Miss Mary Jane Davies. Violin solo. Master James Jones. Recitation, Miss Mary Jane Lewis. Solos. Miss Mary Evans and Miss Elizabeth Morgan. 'Recitation, Miss Nellie Evans. Solo, Mr. Johnny Lloyd. Competition in naming places, Mr. David Wm. Wilcox was successful. A humor- ous recitation was contributed by Mr. John Hughes. Rendering by the Male Voice Party (conductor, Mr. John Lloyd).
Aberaman. I PULPIT. The Rev. W. S. Evans. Ffynnon, preached at Ynyslwyd Chapel on Sunday morning. He was one of the officiating ministers at Calfaria special services. BILLIARDS.—The Aberaman Institute Billiards' Team paid a return visit to Abercynon or; Wednesday. Four men on each side defeated their respective oppon- ents. The average of the Aberamanites, however, were higher, and thev won bv 43 points. Scores:—Aberaman: T. B. Jones (capt.), 200; Thos. Bowen, 175; John Llewelyn, 200; Philip Morgan, 206; Ben Davies, 148; Thomas J. Dumayne, 200: Wm. Male; 153; James D. Rees, 186; total, 1462. Abercynon: E. Davies, 73; Tim Hughes, 200; W. Wyndham, 191: T. Edwards, 183; T. Shaphira, 200- J. Williams, 172; S. Phillips, 200; T. J. Davies, 200; total, 1419. ¡ FORMER RESIDENT'S DEMISE. The older inhabitants of Aberaman will hear with deep regret of the death of Mr. David Rosser Meredith, formerly of Glamorgan-street, but who resided of'late years at 27, Nyth Bran Cottages, Porth. Mr. Meredith died at the Cardiff Infirm- ary. The funeral took place on Saturday ary. The funeral took place on Saturday week. The Rev. C. Jones (B.), Watts- town, officiated at the house and at the grave in Llethrddu Cemetery. Among the chief mourners were: Mr. T. Llovd, Aberaman, stepbrother; Mr. and Mrs. A. Rees, Aberdare, father and mother-in- law; Mr. and Mrs. Moses Owen, Cwm- bach; Mr. and Mrs. F. Rees, Cwmbach, brothers-in-law. & sisters-in-law: Messrs. F. W. Rees, Gomer Rees, and James Rees, Cwmbach, brothers-in-law; Mr W. Parry, Aberdare, cousin. INTERMENT.—The remains of Mrs. Lucretia Morris, the wife of Mr. Gwilym Morris, and daughter of Mr. Charles Williams, Gladstone-street, were interred on Thursday afternoon, March 24th. at Aberbargoed Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Morris previously lived at < Aberaman. The officiating minister was the Rev. John Walters. The chief mourners were: Mr Gwilym Morris, husband; Miss Maggie May Morris, daughter; Mr Thos. Morris, son; Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Williamis. Mountain Ash, brother and sister-in-law; Mrs. Maggie' Phillips, Aberaman, sister; ■Miss Phillips, niece; Mrs. Fannie Wil- liams, Tylorstown, aunt; Mr. and Mrs. J. Reckitts, Tylorstown, cousins; Mr. Morris Lloyd Morris, brother-in-law; Mr. and Mrs. Evan John Meredith, Watts- and Mrs. Evan John Meredith, Watts- town. brother and sister-in-law; Mrs. Sarah Jane Meredith. Porth, sister-in- law, and Mrs. Williams, Glamorgan- street. Aberaman, friend. WEDDING. A pretty wedding was solemnized on Sunday morning last at Calfaria Welsh Baptist Chapel, Aber- dare. The contracting parties were Miss Dorothy A. Evans, the second daughter of Mr. Henry Evans, 35. Gwawr-street, and Mr. John Jones, the onlv son of Mr. Thomas Jones, Kiln-street The officiat- ing minister was the Rev. R. E. Williams (Twrfab), Ynyslwyd Church, whereat both the bride and bridegroom are mem- bers. The bridesmaids were Misses Het- tie Evans (Aberdare) and Lizzie Jones, sisters of the bride and bridegroom re- spectively. Others who attended were Mr. Henry Evans, father of the bride, who gave her away, Mr. Thomas Jones, father of the bridegroom; Mr. John Elias Evans, the bride's brother, and Mr. Morgan John Morgan, who acted as best man. Miss M. J. Jones, Bute-street, and Miss Nellie- Jones, Cefn-place, were also present. After the ceremony the party repaired to the bride's parents' home at Gwawr-street. The young couple are the recipients of numerous valuable presents.
Cwmamars. PERSONAL.-—Tel. the oft-chaired bard of Cwmaman. was the winner on an englyn to The Soul at Porth Eistedd- fod on Easter Tuesdav. PRIZE- WINNER..Mr. T. Bowen, 22, Burns-street. Cwmaman, was the winner of £41 13s. 4d. for giving 10 correct fore- casts of football matches played on March 26th. The competition was pro- moted bv "Football Chat." THE YOTTNG LIBERALS' LEAGUE.- The above league held a very successful meeting on Thursday night (chairman, Mr. D. Evans), when Mr. T. J. Hughes fU.C.S.W.) gave an instructive address on "The Aspirations of the Welsh Nation." These, he said, were of a fourfold charac- ter—educational, religious, social, and political, the attainment of which lav en- tirelv in the hands of Young Wales. Dealing with the political ideals of Wales, he emphasised the need for Liber- al Leagues, and said that our country should be guided along the true path of Liberalism, a path from which it had never strayed, from the time of its politi- cal emancipation to the Mid-Glamorgan election. The following took part in a very interesting' discussion: Messrs. J. Lloyd, our local Rhoscomyl; D. Lewis, U.C.S.W. (who for once found rich pastures ") ,Owen James, S. Bryant (who made a maiden speech equal in brilliance to his uncle's—Mr. Edgar Jones). J. Oliver, Tom Morgan (his maiden aunt speech), L. J. Evans, and T. J. Lewis. COMPETITIVE CONCERT. On Saturday evening a competitive concert was held at the. Public Hall. Mr. John Lloyd, Brynhyfryd, presided, and the adjudicators were: Music. Mr. Philip Rees, A.C., Abercwmboi; literature. Mr. David Davies (Eurfab), Aberaman. Ac- companist, Mr. Austin H. John. Awards: Open solo, own selection, Mr. Morgan James Edwards, Mountain Ash, who sang "Lend me your aid." Male solo, Mr. Gwilym Evans, who sang "Big Ben." Open recitation, Mr. Wm. John Harris, Aberaman, who recited "Araeth Llew- elyn." Female solo, Miss Morfydd Lloyd, who sang 0 rest in the Lord:" Recita- tion for children under 16: 1st, divided between Marjory Williams and Alice Maud James, Aberaman; 2nd, Sarah Ann Davies, Maerdy Solo for children under 16: 1st, Llew Jones (Eos Aman) who sang Sleep, baby, sleep 2nd, Sarah Jones, Bums-street, who sang a King's busi- ress." Best story, Mr. David Richards, Aberdare. The proceeds were in aid of Mr. John Matthews, Aman-street. The secretary was Mr. John Jones, 14, Burns- street.
rAbercwmboi. MUSICAL.—On Sunday last a large number assembled to form a new male voice party to compete at the forthcoming Eisteddfod at Cwmaman. The appointed conductor is Mr. Philip Rees, A.C. BETHLEHEM M.I.S. — Last Friday evening a miscellaneous concert took place. Mr. Henry Williams took the chair, and gave an address. Opening solo by Mr Philip Rees, A.C. Recitations bv Misses Jennie Jones, Sarah Morgan, Ceridwen Williams, Mr. Richard Wil- Hams, Mr. John Thomas, Mr. Isaac Isaac. Solos: Mrs. Sarah Rees, Miss Rebecca Da-vies, Messrs. Wm. Harris. John H. Davies, Johnny Evans, John Thomas, and Philip Rees. Appropriate addresses were delivered by Messrs. John Evans and Richard Williams, and Mr. John Davies (Gwinau Enilyn) read a number of verses composed by himself. An entertaining dialogue was rendered bv fr. Henrv Wil- liams and Mr. W. R. Griffiths (the secre- tary f the society). A hearty vote of thanks was accorded the chairman.
Mountain Ash. FUNERAL.—The funeral of Mrs. Marv Ann Powell, widow of the late Mr. S. Powell. 43, Woodland-street, took place on Saturday afternoon at Caegarw Ceme- tery. The deceased was an old inhabit- ant. and had attained 70 years. Mr. T. Furlong officiated at the graveside. The funeral was furnished bv Mr. Frank: Mills. PARISH CTTLPCH.-There were cele- brations of Holy Communion in St. Mar- garet's Church last Sunday at 8 and_ll o'clock. The latter service was conducted by the Rev. D. E. Roberts, M.A.. and the Rev. Aeron Davies, B.A. The Te Deum was sung to Sullivan in D, and the Bene- dic-tus to Martin's setting. The evening service was intoned by the Vicar, who nreached from St. John xx.. 26. The Canticles were sung to Read in C. EASTER, VESTRY. The Mountain Ash Easter Vestry was held in the Parish Room last Thursday evening. The Rev. J. Sinnett Jones, M.A., presided over a well-attended meeting. In his annual re- view of parochial matters, the chairman referred to the success of the bazaar held in aid of the funds of the new church at Misfein. and thanked all who had contri- buted financially and also those who had laboured so hard in the cause. He begged to remind them of the debt still remain- ing-, and also referred to the probability of Miskin being a new parish before next Easter. Ihe parochial clergv fund need- ed more support. He thanked all who had supported the fund during the past •)-.ear- The needs of the Church were a Cemetery Chapel, a Mission Church in Dai-ran Las, and a Young Men's Club for the Parish. The Chairman then tnanked Ins colleagues for their hearty co-operation—churchwardens, sidesmen, auditor, organist, superintendents, secre- taries, and Sunday School teachers. He apologised for the unavoidable absence of Col. Morgan, but was pleased to state that he had again accepted the position of Vicar s Ward en.—Mr. J. K. Brooks, the retiring people's warden, thanked the Vicar for his many personal kindnesses shown to him. and also Col. Morgan and the teidesmen.—Mr. W. Jenkins proposed Mr. M. P. Rees for the position of Churchwarden.—Mr. Rees withdrew, and then proposed Mr. Alfred Morgan (Direc- tor of Education).—Mr. Tom Powell seconded, and the motion was carried unanimously. Mr. Morgan brieflv cjan.red the meeting. — Sidesmen :—St. Margarets: Messrs. W. Morgan, J T Jones, P. Lye, W. Sellick. W. J. Wil- liams. W. Almrott, W. Probert. J. Phil- lAWr ia?ies Lewis. M. P. Rees. H. Hale, G Jeffries, J. K. Brooks, W. G. Thomas, W. Jenkins, F. Powell, A. Alder, J. Knowles, T. H. Smith, T. Earlv. H. Gil- bert, James Grant, S. R. P. Netherway, Geo. L. Stone, and T. Powell (choir) St. John's Church: Vicar's Chapel Warden, Mr W. H. Phillips: People's do., Sergt. C. H. Bdulton; Sidesmen, Messrs A. Dunkley, F. C. Stevens, T. T. Lewis, R. Jenkins. John Jones. Albert Jone= J. Carter, E. Morris, F. Tay. S. Willikms) H. Bowers. D. Morse, H. Clarke. J. J. Phillips, T Howells, A. Bowden, W. Jefferies, W. C. Rees, and J. Bevnon (choir). St. David's: Messrs. Thomas Morgan. Evan Morgan. Edward Morgan. David Lewis Davies, I. P. Williams. D. C. bnepherd. Henry Evans, and Alfred Dudley St. Illtvd's: Chapel Warden, Messrs. 1. Muscntt, J. Jones, R. Morgan, t waV,n' T- Carhart. A. West, c' tt !?r" Hailebone, T. Morris, and k H. Perrett (choir). St. Dyfrig's: v..cai?ej V ardens, Messrs. W. Davies and Eidler. Sidesmen. Messrs T. Gwatkin, F. -Barrel), R. Taylor, J. Bryant, C. Arcner, G. Ponting, R. Davies (choir). tie auditor apnointed was Mr. G. A. Evans, proposed hy Mr. T. Millar, second- ed bv Mr. W. G. Thomas. A vote of thanks to the Vicar concluded the busi- ness.
Newtown. THE INTERMENT of Mm Ann Dono- -an. 7, Mary-street, Newtown. took place in Caegarw Cemetery on Thursday after- noon. The deceased was an old inhabit- ant of the district, and had earned the respect of the whole communitv. She was in her 70th year, and was the widow of the late James Donovan. The Rev. Aeron Davies, B.A., was the officiating minister. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. Frank Mills.
CONGRATULATORY.-Upon the ap- pointment of the President of the Pro- bate, Divorce, and Admiralty Court, Councillor William Thomas, the High Constable of Aberdare, wired Sir Samuel Evans congratulating him on his attain- ing so important an appointment, and in reply the High Constable received the following: a Sir Samuel Evans begs to thank the townspeople of Aberdare and the High Constable and to accept his sincere thanks for their kind message of congratulation and good wishes. 11, Lan- caster Gate, S.W." TRINITY BAND OF HOPE. — On Monday evening last the break-up of Trinity Band of Hope for the season took place. A very interesting lantern demon- stration, entitled, "True as Steel," was given. Mr. J. B. Morris was the lantern- 1st, and he is a most efficient master of 1st, and he is a most efficient master of the lantern. Mrs. Walter Lloyd explained the readings of the various slides. Miss Evans, daughter of Mr. James Evans, gave a solo. Miss Jones, Neath, niece of Mr. G. G. Jones, gave an excellent piano- forte solo. Through the generosity of a friend a bountiful supply of oranges was distributed. PRESENTATION.—On Thursday last, at the Cafe Mona, the employees of Mr. T. Lloyd, grocer, sat down to a splendid tea. Afterwards a presentation was made to Mr. Hugh Davies, manager, on the occasion of his marriage. Mr. W. T. Owen presided. Suitable addresses were made by the chairman, Messrs. W. T. Jones, J. Newcombe, F. May, J. Pritch- ard, and others. All tendered their felicitations to Mr. and Mrs. Davies, and extended to the latter a hearty welcome to Aberdare. On behalf of the staff. Miss Burgess presented to Mr. and Mrs. Davies a handsome marble clock, suitably in- Cl ibed, and a pair of bronzes. Miss Buigess made a few appropriate remarks while handing over the gifts. Mr. Davies returned thanks on behalf of his wife and himself. Songs were rendered bv Miss Burgess, Messrs. H. Davies, W. T. Jones, and J. Newcombe. STLOA CONG. CHURCH—On Sunday last the Sunday School anniversary ser- vices were held at Siloa. Two very prac- tical sermons were preached by the pas- tor, the Rev. D. Silvn Evans. In the morning he dealt with the officers and staff of the Sunday School, showing the importance of electing the most compe- tent men to the superintendency. In dealing with the teachers, he said that the success of a Sunday School class de- pended in a large measure on the teacher adapting1 himself to the needs of the scholars. Teaching in the Welsh Sunday Schools was divided into three classes 1st, Spelling Class (children); 2nd, His- torical Class (young people); maps to be provided for this class; 3rd, the Exposi- tory Class (adults). In the evening the rev. gentleman dealt with the mission or the Sunday School—1st, to the church; -rK'• to_ the family; 3rd, to the world; remarking that the most essential thing required to ensure the success of the Sunday School was love towards the work by those engaged in it. A very interest- ing programme was gone through in the afternoon service, which took the form of a quarterly meeting. It lost a little of its usual variety through some disap- pointments in fulfilling engagements. The Band of Hope Choir gave renderingB from The Sunday School Songster," being ably conducted by Mr. Dan Ed- wards. and accompanied by Mr. David Evans, Aberaman. Solos were given by Master Tommy Morgan, accompanist Mr •L J. Williams. Recitations, Master Jenkm Jones and Miss Bronwen Ed- wards. Mandoline duets, Messrs Tom Parry and David Hughes. Short ad-| dresses were given by the chairman, the Rev. D. Silyn Evans, also. by Messrs. Afanydd Morgan and David Evans, Lon- don Warehouse. Since the new ball has been erected, the junior Sunday School work in this chapel has entered on a new and more successful line, under the able superintendency of Messrs. Dd. Phillips and T. Morgan Jones. It is contem- plated to start special Sunday evening services in this hall for children under ten.