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-Aberdare Chamber ofj Trade.
Aberdare Chamber of Trade. COUNTY COURT ACCOMMODATION. The ordinary meeting of the Aberdare and District Chamber of Trade was held on Wednesday evening at Miles' Restaur- ant. Mr. T. Lloyd, president, occupied the chair, and there was a fairly good attendance. One item on the agenda was To con- sider the question of the inadequate ac- commodation for the public at the Coun- ty Court Offices, and to decide what should be done with a view to urging the authorities to make improvements, The Chairman said they were all aware of the fact that accommodation at the local offices was very limited. Great difficulty was experienced by tradesmen who desired to go through the books. He well remembered the offices 35 years ago, and he was sorry to say they were no better or bigger to-day than they were then. It had been suggested some time ago that separate offices were to be opened at Mountain Ash, for that district. If that were done the Aberdare Offices would be considerably relieved. The secretary, Mr. T. W. Griffiths, con- firmed what the chairman had said, and added that accommodation at the Aber- dare County Court was extremely bad. rt was very awkward, also, to have the Registrar's Court held in the County Court Offices and the County Court at the Police Station. This was very try- ing, especially for solicitors. If they were not present when cases were called, those cases would be struck out. Accommoda- tion for solicitors was lacking at the the County Court. They had no room to interview witnesses, and had to do so on the landing above the stairs, or in the streets. There was no room even for bar- risters to hang up their gowns. The Chairman said the laity" suffered too, owing to the Registrar's Court being held in one building and the County Court in another. Mr. F. G. Burge remarked that there was a tumour some time ago that new County Court Offices were to be built in Aberdare, but he had heard nothing late- ly. Mr. R. H. Miles moved that a deputa- tion wait upon the Registrar regarding the matter. Mr. Emrys Evans seconded, and the motion was agreed to. STREET HAWKERS. The deputation who had been appoint- ed to interview Mr. D. Jones (lessee of the "n Market) re street hawking, presented their deport. Mr. David Evans and the Chairman said that Mr. Jones informed them that he could not impose whatever charges he liked. He could not, for in- stance, exact a heavier fee from an out- side hawker than from a resident in the district. The matter was allowed to drop. FEDERATION BANQUET. The Secretary referred to the forthcom- ing annual meeting of the Federation of Chambers of Trade, to be held in Aber- dare in October. He said that Mr. Isaac Edwards, Dowlais, had made arrange- ments to get a speaker down from head- quarters. On the motion of Mr. Tom Evans, seconded by Mr. C. R. Vicary, a com- mittee was appointed to make the ar- rangements.
Cwmbach. WHEN THE HAPPY PAIR GO FOR THEIR HONEYMOON what have they to come home to? Is it a happy home? Has it been furnished at Hill's, Court Room? The answer to these questions will decide the difference between happy married life and otherwise. Call and see the magnificent stock of bedroom suites, sitting room and kitchen furniture. direct from the factory. Hill's Sale Rooms, Court Room, Aberdare. OBITUARY.—The funeral of the late Miss Jennet Williams, Waterloo-street, whose death we chronicled last week, took place on Thursday afternoon last at the Aberdare Public Cemetery. The officiating minister was the Rev. R. Roberts (C.M.), in the absence of the Rev. R. H. Davies, B.A., pastor of Bryn Seion Church, where the deceased was a member. The following were the mourners:—1st coach; Mrs. Mary Wil- liams, mother: Mrs. Maggie Buffton, sister; Mrs. Sarah Williams, sister-in- law; Mrs. S. J. Rees, aunt; Mrs. Susan- nah Jones, Ynysybwl, and Mrs. Margaret Davies ( (Cwmbaeh), aunts. 2nd coach Mrs. Cecilia Williams, Hirwain. aunt; frs. E. A. Davies. Ynysybwl, and Miss M. E. Rees, Cwmbach, cousins; Mrs. Alary H. Williams, Ferndale, aunt; Mrs. C. M. Watts, Cwmbach. and 1r;s. M. J. Jones, Onllwyn, cousins. 3rd coach: I Mrs. J. Lewis, Mrs. Ann Jones, and Mrs. Mary Davies, all of Heolgerrig, aunt.?: Misses C. Jones and Susannah Jones. Anysybwl, cousins; and Mrs. J. Price! Cefn, aunts. 4th coach: Mrs. Jacob (senior) and Mrs. Jacob (jnr.), Hirwain; Mrs. Jones, Hirwain; Mrs. J. Thomas. Cwmaman, and Mrs. King, Aberdare, aunts. 5th coach: Mrs. Dd. Davies, Mrs. Gentle, Mrs. Davies. Miss G. M. Davies, cousin, and Miss E. A. Williams. 6th coach: Mrs. Mary Williams and Mrs. Martha Williams; Messrs. John Daniel and Wra. Williams, and the Rev. R. Roberts. Messrs. Dl. Williams, father; Ihos. Williams and Henry Williams, brothers; Wm. Buffton, brother-in-law; Messrs. John Davies, Benj. Williams (Hirwain), Geo. Jones, Ynysybwl, and Joseph Price, Cefn, uncles; Nehemiah Williams, Ferndale, and Geo. Watts, Cwmbaeh, cousins; Thos. Jones and John Jones, Heolgerrig, uncles: Messrs. Henry Rees, John Morgan, Hy. Jas. Davies, and J. D. Davies, all of Cwmbach, cousins. Several hymn tunes were sung en route by the choir of Bryn Seion Church, con- I ducted by ir. Dd. Rees Davies.
Mountain Ash. PRIZE DRAWING.—The nrize-draw- mg for Mr. W. T. Lewis. George Pit Cottages, ;s postponed until Monday, October 3rd next.—J. Raison, secretary. WEDDING, The marriage of Mr. Frank Herbert Moorman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Thomas Moorman. Gordon- road, Melton Constable, to Miss Sonhia Jane Wheeler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Wheeler. 11. Triangle. Mountain Ash. was solenmi/.fd at St. 'Margaret's Church > n Wfcdj.eidi.y morning. The bride was given away by her father. There were also present Mr. and Mrs. Moorman, parents of the bridegroom, and Mr. Wm. Henry Heal. WEDDING. The marriage of Mr. Alfred John Tite, only son of Mrs. Tite and the late Air. Alfred Tite. 25. London- street, to Miss Mary Ann Stock, eldest daughter of Mrs. Martha Stock and the late Mr. James Stock, 4. Dover-street, was solemnized at Nazareth Baptist Chapel. The officiating minister was the Rev. E. A Tidman. The bride was nicely attired in light heliotrope cos- tume, trimmed with white silk cuffs and collar, and crinoline hat with flowers to match. She was accompanied by Miss Martha Jane Stock, sister of the bride, and Miss Martha Jane Anthony. The bride was given away by her brother. Mr Joseph James Stock, and Mr. George An- thony stood as best man. The wedding guests were entertained at the bride's mother's home, after which the happy pair left for Tenby, where the honey- moon is being spent.
Penrhiwceiber. FUNERAL.—On Wednesday the mor- tal remains of Mrs. Phillips, 6, Rheola- street, were interred at Mountain Ash Cemetery, Rev. S. Williams, Carmel, om- ciating. Deceased was a member of Carmel Welsh Cong. Church, and had been a resident of Ceiber for about 10 years. She leaves a sorrowing husband and four children. Much sympathy is extended towards them in their sad ber- wl eavement. The following were the chief mourners: Mr. David Phillips, husband; Mr. Benjamin Phillips, son; Misses Emily and Blodwen Phillips, daughters; Mr. David J. Phillips, son; Mr. and Mrs. H. Thomas, Mr. and Mrs. Dyke, sisters and brothers-in-law; Mary Dyke, D. Dyke, Phoebe and Sarah Dyke, and Samuel Dyke, nieces and nephews; Mr. and Mrs. Pugh, Aberaman.
Mountain Ash Tragedy.
Mountain Ash Tragedy. FUNERAL OF ISAAC JENNINGS, The interment of the mortal remains of Mr. Isaac Jennings, whose tragic death is reported in another column, took place Cltt Wednesday afternoon in Maesyrarian Cemetery. The officiating minister was the Rev. J. Sinnett Jones. M.A. The chief mourners were: Mr. Geo. Jennings, Acocks Green, brother; Mr. Arthur Pratt, nephew; Mr. Joe Mansfield, brother-in-law, and Mr. D. Lewis. There were also present: Mr. W. H. Phillips and his son, Mr. Wilfred Phillips. The following employees of Ir. Phillips fol- lowed: Messrs John Hodges, Fred Allen, James Franklin, Edward Townsend, Cam Walker, Steve Maurice, Geo. Hill, and Charles Henry Hill. Messrs. Dd. Hav, G. W. Mills, and Noah Thomas, friends of the deceased, also attended. Floral tributes were received from the follow- ing: Mr. George Jennings and brother (anchor), Mr. Arthur Pratt (cross), Mr. W. H. Phillips (wreath), Fellow Assist- ants (wreath). The funeral arrange- ments were carried out by Mr. Frank Mills and Mr. Dd. Evans.
I SAY! GOOD MEWS FOR ALL. ,.also& Great Clearance Sale AT ML Ar mime EMLYN F. MORRIS' 20 Commercial Street, Aberdare. 1 NOW PROCEEDING g" I I A BOON TO HOLIDAY SEEKERS, I Bags, Overcoats, Underwear reduced to half-price. $W Come early to secure Bargains.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, and DEATHS. MARRIAGE. ROBERTS—GRIFFITHS.—At Taber- nacle, Aberdare, by Rev. J. Morgan Jones, M.A., on August 4tli, 1|10, Aubrey, son of the late Thomas Roberts, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, to M. Bronwen (Bonnie) Griffiths, daughter of John Griffiths, Park Schools, Aber- dare. :.3
Qeitvloes for Hearty TA B E R N A CLE Cong. Church. X Aberdare. Morning at 11 Evening at 6. Sunday School, 2.30. -Preacher, Rev J. Morgan Jones M A., pastor. I' rUHTLAND Place Unitarian Church 'f '1 Aberdare,. Services at 11 and 6. Sunday School, 2.30. Preacher, Rev. E. R. Dennis, Glanrhondda.
Obituary. Mr D. R. Davies, Aberdare. On Wednesday Mr D. R. Davies, of the Central Hotel, Aberdare, passed away very suddenly. He had not been in robust health for years, but was out and about until the end of last week. Mr Davies, who was a native of Robertstown, Aberdare, acquired con- siderable distinction as a harpist, and Was known in the musical world by the nom-de-plume of Telynfab Gwalia, He Was one of the pupils of Mr Tanesin James, R.A M. In years gone by his 3ervices as a harpist were often in great demand.. After spending some years in the United States Mr Davies returned to Aberdare, and settled down at the Central Hotel. He had since been on tour with music parties in this country. He took a keen interest in local football. Mr Davies leaves a widow and several young children.
The Churches. CARMEL, ABERDARE. On Sunday last, the Rev. A. T. Phillips, Cwmaman, occupied the pulpit at Carmel (B.) preaching morning and evening from John xii. 32, and Luke xii, 2. Next Sunday the Rev. Zechariah Davies, Hirwain, will preach. HEN-DY-CWRDD, TRECYNON. On Sunday last, the Rev. James Glyn Davies, of the Home Missionary College, Manchester, entered upon his ministry at the Hen-dy-Owrdd; when be delivered two striking discoures. His text in the morning was taken 11 Irom i. Samuel, 15, 20.—" I have gone the way that the Lord sent me. His evening text was from Mark i. 3.—" The voice of one crying in the wilderness."
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Mr Evan Roberts. REQUESTED NOT TO SPEAK. REMARKABLE REVIVAL FERVOUR. The closing meetings of the "Keswick Convention," just held at Llandrindod Wells, witnessed the outbreak of remark- able scenes of revival fervour. Mr. Gor- forth, a missionary from China, roused the huge congregation to a high pitch of enthusiasm. Following upon his ad- dress, preachers and laymen, men and women, broke out into fervid prayer. The Welsh Revival hymns of a few years agO were sung with rapture, and the ex- citement reached fever point after the offering of a Welsh prayer. A perfect babel of praise ensued, scores of people breaking out into prayer at the same time, with indescribable effect. When the fervour was at his height Mr Roberts was seen to enter the Con- vention pavilion, built to accommodate .500 people, and to be making his way to the platform. After a word or two with Mr. Gorforth he retired only to re- turn after a few minutes. It was evident that the Revivalist was labouring under intense feeling, and it was with the utmost difficulty that the ministers on the platform, who had gathered round him, prevailed upon him to refrain from taking part in the pro- ceedings. The President of the Convention made several futile attempts to allay the ex- citement and to restore order. It was setting on for eleven o'clock before suffi- cient control was established over the congregation to enable the meeting to be terminated in the orthodox manner. r —
Cynon Cuts. BY THE KID The Kid is glad to be back at work again. Holidays his only excuse for non- appearance. Fancy Lord Dewar being accused of having joined "the fourth estate." You'd have my sympathies, Bill, if you did. Great talk of the motor trip to Shrews- bury Floral Exhibition. Will Buff go, or will he get his money back? Double Shift did the double with his wire to Aberystwyth. She wasn't there. Syd Shenkin in training. He takes breakfast, dinner and tea together. Look out, for he won't half go coming back.
t NO TEA LIKE 'Quaker' Tea OF ALL GROCERS.
Grand Wrestling Match at Aberdare.
Grand Wrestling Match at Aberdare. On Tuesday evening a grand wrestling match took pkee at Messrs. Haggar's Coliseum, when the building was crowd- ed to its utmost capacity. The match was arranged between young Hacken- schmidt, the Bantam Champion of the World, and young Will Davies, who re- cently won the Silver Cup and Medal at the Wrestling Contests held at the Aber- dare Empire for the 8 stone 4 lbs. champ- ionship of the Aberdare Valley. The con- ditions arranged were that the men would wrestle in the catch-as-catch-can style, and that if Hackenschmidt failed to throw his opponent in less than 15 minutes he would forfeit the sum of C5 to his opponent. Hackenschmidt also challenges the world for the sum of X-106. Both men were heartily greeted on ap- pearing. Mr. David Davies, of Aberdare, acted as time-keeper, whilst Mr. Wil- liams, of Abercwmboi, refereed. During the first 5 minutes both men stood their ground well. Hackenschmidt continued to pin his man down, but Davies was equal to the occasion, and liberated him- self from his man when the latter seemed to have secured victory. In the eleventh minute Davies threw his man cleverly, but Hackenschmidt's strength stood him in good stead. As the time ware on excitement ran high, and Davies continued to play cleverly with both his hands and feet. He was as sprightly as an eel. Eventually, time was called, and the match ended in a draw, thus leaving Davies the winner of the X5 prize. Hackenschmidt at the end acknowledged that Davies was the best bantam-weight wrestler he had met throughout the United Kingdom. The pictures shown on the Bioscope were very interesting.
Hirwain. KEEP MOVING, & WHEN DOING SO employ J. W. Hek's Furniture Van. ANY DISTANCE. 42, GLOUCESTER STREET, ABERDARE. OUTING.—The members of the Eng- lish Wesleyan Band of Hope journeyed last Saturday to Pontneathvaughan, where a pleasant afternoon was spent. Games were played, and the Falls were visited. SUCCESS.—At a Cymanfa held by the Aberdare Districts of the Baptist Sunday School Association on Wednesday, a gold medal for the best essay on "The Taber- nacle," was won by Mr. John Evans, son of Mr. Thomas Evans, Mount Pleasant, Hirwain. SUCCESSES. Miss Mariel Davies, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Thomas Davies, has passed the Elementary Stage of the London College of Music. She was coached by Miss Mary Davies, organist at Nebo (Cong.) Church.—Mr. William Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Ed- wards, Merthyr-road, passed the 1st class in the Senior Stage of the London College of Mmsic. He was a pupil of Mr. Thos. Davies, Aberdare.
Penrhiwceiber. ATTENTION TO ALL SMALL DE- TAILS will ensure your orders in the future. R. H. Taylor, Belle Vue Iron- mongery Stores, for tinsmithing, plumb- ing, gasfitting, and all repairs. MERCHED Y DR. — On Monday the sisters of the above society held 'thir fortnightly meeting at Bethel Welsh Wesleyan Chapel. A good number at- tended. A prayer meeting was conducted by the sisters under the presidency of Miss Roberts, Station Terrace. WEDDING.—On Thursday week Miss Ruth Davies and Mr. Albert Lewis, of Penrhiwceiber, were joined in matrimony at the Registrar's Office Pontypridd. The bride was accompanied by her niece, Miss May Davies, Glahlay-street, and Mr George. Hurdige acted as best man. The happy pair spent their honeymoon at Weston. MUSICAL SUCCESSES.—Mr. Harry Davies, son of Mr. Samuel Davies, A.C., was successful in obtaining a honours certificate in musical knowledge, junior grade, at the examination of the Trinity College, London, recently held at Cardiff. -31aster James Williams, Woodland- street, Mountain Ash, obtained a pass certificate in pianoforte playing, junior grade, at the exam. of the T.C., London, held at Merthyr. Mr Jonah Howells was successful in passing Grade II. in pianoforte playing at the exam, of the Incorporated Society of Musicians recent- ly held at Cardiff—Mr. David Morris, Penrhiwceiber, obtained the Intermediate Certificate in pianoforte playing, and Mr David Shell obtained a first class Senior Certificate in organ playing at the exams, of the London College of Music held at Aberdare and Pontypridd. All the above are pupils of Mr. Dd. Erasmus, L.I.S.M., Penrhiwceiber. F UNERAI,On Monday the mortal remains of Mrs. Griffiths, wife of Mr. Rd. Griffiths, Pen rh i w c e i be r- road, were in- terred at Maesyrarian Cemetery. De- ceased was a member at Moriah C.M. Chapel, and was respected and loved by all who knew her. Rev. D. W. Davies, B.A., Moriah, and Rev. D. Lloyd officiat- ed. The chief mourners were: Mr. Rd. Griffiths, husband; Mr. and Mrs. Daniel James, daughter and son-in-law; Mr. and Mrs. John Griffiths, son and daughter-in- law; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones, Lon- don, daughter and son-in-law; Misses Jennie Jones, Hannah M. Jones, Maggie A. Jones, Margretta Mary Griffiths, Lu- cretia Jane Griffiths, Blodwen and Cein- wen Jones, Katie and Eva Griffiths. and Masters Richard Griffiths and David J. Griffiths, grand-children; Mrs. Jones, Aberystwyth, niece; Mr. and Mrs. Dd. Jones, Mountain Ash; Mr. and Mrs. Rees, Clydach Vale; Mr. and Mrs. Grif- fiths, Messrs. John and Evan Griffith*, and Mr. David Williams, Ynyshir: Mr. S. G. Jones, Treharris. CHURCH LADS' BRIGADE.-On July 29th the Church Lads' Brigade and offi- cers left Penrhiwceiber at 12.10 p.m. for Dawlish. On their arrival it was found that only one tent had been erected, but this did not interfere with the good spirit of the lads, who set to and .erected a tent themselves at 11.10 p.m. Eaoh morning at an early hour they paraded, and afterwards battalion drill took place followed by parade from 10 o'clock for 3 hours. The boys showed fine grit throughout, although some very rough weather was experienced. The founder of the Church Lads' Brigade, Colonel G. M. Gee, was present at camp the whole time, and gave valuable assistance and advice. It was a fine sight to see the Church Tent full to overflow with the Church Lads for communion at the 7.30 service. Great thanks is due to Dr. Star and the lads of the Ambulance party from Weymouth who so kindly looked after the few slight cases of illness. The St. Winefred's Company returned with a clean sheet of health.
Miskin. SUMMER STILL WITH US and we are prepared to fit you with the latest summer suits. Call and see patterns at Tom Davies and Son's, Pryce Street.
Mountain Ash. A FEW LINES TO LEAD YOU aright. The best of tweeds and the beet work- manship at Tom Davies and Son, the practical tailors, Pryce-street. HAPPY THO' MARRIED are the sensible couples who furnish their homes at the establishment of the Mountain Ash Furnishing Co., who combine quali- ty, comfort, and cheapness. WHEN THE HAPPY PAIR GO FOR THEIR HONEYMOON what have they to come home to? Is it a happy home? Has it been furnished at Hill's, Court Room? The answer to these questions will decide the difference between happy married life and otherwise. Call and see the magnificent stock of bedroom suites, sitting room and kitchen furniture, direct from the factory. Hill's Sale Rooms, Court Room, Aberdare.
Abercwmboi. j ACCIDENTS.—As a result of an acci- dent at the Deep Duffryn Colliery, Moun- tain Ash, on Friday last, two local resi- dents received injuries, viz., Mr. Isaac Edmunds (better known by his bardic title "A law Sylen") and Mr. William Rowlands, Jenkin-street. The former escaped with but slight injuries on the head, while Mr. Rowlands is still con- fined to his bed, but is progressing favourably. Eiddunwn i'r ddau adfer- iad buan." INTERMENT.—On Friday last the interment of the late Mrs. Rebecca Davies, 116, Park View-terrace, took place at the Mountain Ash Old Ceme- tery. Following the general cortege was the choir of Bethlehem Cong. Church, several appropriate hymn-tunes being sung en route under the conductor- ship of Mr. Philip Rees. The officiating minister was the Rev. J. B. Davies, pastor of Bethlehem, who nobly testified to the fidelity of the deceased as a member of the church. The following were the mourners: Mr Gwilym Davies, husband; Miss Katurah Davies, daughter; Mr and Mrs Edwin Davies, brother and sister-in- law; Mrs. Thomas, Pontypool; Mr. John Davies, Blaencwmboi, brother-m- law; Guardian and Mrs. Augustus Davies, Mrs. Jones and Miss Davies, Blaencwmboi, nieces; Mrs. Rosser, Tre- herbert, niece; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thomas, Miss Annie Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas John and daughters; Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Beynon and Mrs. Davies, Mountain Ash, nephews and nieces, and Mr. Thomas Beynon, uncle.
Cwmaman. S,ETON,(B.).-On Sunday last the pul- pit of the above chapel was occupied by Mr. J. Wm. Hughes, B.A., of Bangor College, North Wales. WHEN THE HAPPY PAIR GO FOE x'HEIR HONEYMOON what have they to come home to? Is it a heppy home? Has it been furnished at Hill's, Court Room ? The answer to these questions will decide the difference between happy married life and otherwise. Call and see the magnificent stock of bedroom suites, sitting room and kitchen furniture, direct from the factory. — Hill's Sale Rooms, Court Boom, Aberdare. MUSICAL..—We are very pleased to hear of the success of that clever little harpist, Master Roger Thomas, of the Mount Pleasant Hotel, who succeeded in passing the Lower Division examination in harp playing at the Amalgamated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music examinations held at Cardiff on the 16th of June. Master Thomas is a pupil of our towns- man, Mr. Taliesin James, R.A.M. INTERMENT.—On Saturday last the remains of Mr. J. Harris, Milton-street, were interred at the Aberdare Public Cemetery. A large number of friends attended, and the officiating minister was the Rev. A. T. Phillips, English Bapt st Church. The following were the mourn- ers:-lst coach: Mrs. M. J. Harris. widow; Mrs. David Lewis, mother-in- law Mrs. W. Harris, sister-in-law; Mrs, Thomas Griffiths. sister; Mrs. Ellen Davies, aunt. Gilfach Goch. gnd coach: Mrs. Ellen Davies, Mrs. M. Jones and Miss Maggie Harris, sisters, Merthyr; Mrs. Gwilym Lewis, aunt; Mrs. W." J. Thomas and Mrs. J. Jones. sisters-in- law. 3rd coach: Mrs. Baldwin. Mrs. Lewis Jones, Mrs. John Harris, Miss Lizzie George, cousins, Cwmaman; and Mr. John Lewis, Abercynon, uncle. ith coach: Mrs Martha Harris. Aman-street; Mrs Margaret Wadgworth, Mrs Wheeler, Fforchaman-road, Mrs. Thomas Phillips, Milton-street, and Mrs. Williams. Pros- pect Place. Messrs. John Harris, Mer- thyr, brother; William Harris, brother; David Lewis, father-in-law; Lewis Lewis, brother-in-law; Gwilym Lewis, Thomas Griffiths, Morgan and Talfryn Lewis, William J. Thomas, John Jones, A. J. Harris, Thomas Mumrnry, Thos. James, David Griffiths, William Davies, T. Grif- fiths, Evan Harris, David Davies, and David and Wiii. Davies, Treherbert. Wreaths had been sent as follows: (1) Mrs. Sarah Griffiths, Merthyr; (3) Mr. T. Mummry (3) Mrs. Wheeler: (4) Mr. Harry Cohen.
Aberaman. WHEN THE HAPPY PAIR GO FOR THEIR, HONEYMOON what have they to come home to ? Is it a happy home ? Has it been furnished at Hill's, Court Room? The answer to these questions will decide the difference between happy the magnificent stock of bedroom suites. sitting room and kitchen furniture. direct from the factory. — Hill's Sale Rooms, Court Room, Aberdare. ])EAT-h.-Little Iris Warlow, the five- year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Warlow, Pleasant View-street, died on Tuesday afternoon. We sympathize with the family in their deep sorrow. SWIMMING SUCCESSES. — At the Aberdare Aquatic Sports last week five members of the Aberaman Swimming Club won various prizes. The club is gradually increasing in membership, and good headway is made. OBITUARY.—Mrs. Gough, Pleasant View-street, passed away after a pro- longed illness on Friday last. The in- terment took place on Tuesday afternoon at the Aberdare Public Cemetery, the burial obsequies being conducted by Mr. Johnson, lay reader at St. Margaret's Church. PROPERTY SALK-Mr. John Howell, F.A.I., Greenhill, conducted a sale of leasehold property at the Lamb and Flag Hotel on Tuesday evening last. The lots offered consisted of the dwelling-houses known as 49, 50, and 51, Commerce-place, Aberaman. The three houses were put up in one lot, and after some briisk bid- ding Mr. John Rees, Cwmaman, became the purchaser at J3350.. ST. MARGARET'S.—A tea party under the auspices of the Sunday School at St. Margaret's was held on Monday last at the Aberaman Park. The ladies who supervised the tea tables were; -No.1; Mrs. Williams and Miss Ingram; 2) Mrs. E. Probert and Mrs. Davies; (3) Mrs. Rees, York-street, and Mrs. Suther- land; (4) Mrs. T. Smith and the Misses D. and A. J. Smith; (5) Mrs. Roberts and Miss Williams; (6) Mrs. Harries and Mrs. J. Evans; (7) Mrs. A. Andrews and Mrs. Hopper; (8) Mrs. J. Evans and Mrs. L. I.ewis; (9) Mrs. Morgan (Abercwm- boi), Mrs. Rylands, The Farm, and Mrs. J. Lambe. Cutters: Mrs. Robinson, Mrs. Morris, Mrs. King, Mrs. T. Burrows, and Mrs. Arthur. Water attendant, Mr Henry Malpas. The secretary was Mr. NVDI. J. J. Smith, and the treasurer Mrs. Arthur, George-street. General assist- ance was rendered by Mr. T. Raiiton, supt. of the Sunday School. SHOP ASSISTANTS' UNION. The monthly branch meeting was held on Wednesday night at the Institute. Mr. David Davies presided. Mr. S. R. Mor- gan read the minutes. A communica- tion was read from the Aberdare Branch asking for co-operation in promoting a joint concert. It. was decided that each member should assist individually. A report of the South Wales District Coun- cil was then given by Mr. W. Ivor Jones, who Was heartily thanked. He was con- gratulated upon his appointment as assistant secretary of the above Council, It was pointed out that a local member, Mr. Handel Harries, is to be presented in recognition of his services as ex-chair- man of the Council. It was decided to postpone the campaign against non-ob- servers of closing hours. A vote of con- dolence was proposed by Mr. Dd. J. Phil- lips, and seconded by Mr. Dd. John, with Mrs. Davies, Central Hotel, Aberdare. whose deceased husband had always taken interest in the welfare of shop assistants. FOOTBALL.—A meeting of the Aber aman Wanderers' Football Club was held at the Castle Inn on Tuesday evening last, when no fewer than 24 players signed for the coming season. Mr. J. Finn presided. Mr. John H. Jones, hon. secretary, outlined their arrangements for the future. It was decided to hold a trial match next Saturday (Aug. 13th). Two teams were selected as follows: Black and Whites: Goal, Ben Munday; backs, Will Owen and T. J. Cumner; halves, Dick Samuel, Tom Finn, and W. Rees; forwards, W. Clarke, Penry Wil- liams. Geo. Kev, Charlie Williams, and C. Silverthorn. All Reds: Goal, N. Wrentmore; backs, Tom Batten and M. McCarthy; half-backs, W. Hillier, J. Crumb, and Elmer Cummings; forwards, E. Harper, W. Wood, Gwilym Rees, Yorath Williams, and R. Vater. Mr. C. Silverthorn resigned his position as vice- chairman, and Mr. W. Grainger was elected in his stead. The following match committee was elected in addition to the general committee: Messrs. Steve Kedward, David Rees, Geo. Davies, Wm. Davies, Geo. Taylor, A. Davies, and Tom Evans. The trainers for the first and second teams will be J. Finn and G. Davies respectively.
Aberdare. WHEN THE HAPPY PAIR GO FOR THEIn. HONEYMOON what have thev to come home to ? Is it a happy home ? Has it been furnished at Hill's, Court Room? The answer to theee questions will decide the difference between happv married life and otherwise. Call and see married life and otherwise. Call and see the magnificent stock of bedroom suites, sitting room and kitchen furniture. direct from the factory. Hill's Sale Rooms, Court Room, Aberdare. MUSICAL.—Miss Daisy Vandamme, uf The Green Hill, Caerphilly, success- fully passed her harp examination in the Lower Division at the Amalgamated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music, held at Cardiff on June 16th. Miss Vandamme is a very promising pupil of Mr. Taliesin James, R.A.M., Hawthorne House, Aber- dare. THE INTERMENT of Mrs. Janet Edwards, Market Tavern, took place on Monday, Aug'ust 1st, at Aberdare Ceme- tery. Mourners: Mr. Thos. Edwards (husband), Mr. T. Edwards and Mr. Rd. Edwards (sons); Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Ed- wards, Mrs. Griffiths, and Miss Edwards, daughters; Mrs. Alary Jones, Mrs. Owens, sisters*. Master T. E. Jones, grandson; cousins-Mr. and Mrs. Owens, Llwyd- coed; Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Mills, Air: Thomas Evans, and Air. and Mrs. Thomas, Rhymney; Mr. and Mrs. Rees, Treherbert; Mr. T. Thomas. Globe Hotel, Briton Ferry; Mr. W. Thomas, Briton Ferry;- Mr. and Mrs. Evans. Mr. and Mrs. Williams, and Mr. Jones, Cwm- bach Mr. Joseph Thomas Jones, Blaen- garw; Master Willie Thomas .Jones, son: Mr. W. John Jones, Ammanford. Bear- ers: Messrs. Alf Williams, Dan Thomas, F. Hicks. T. Williams. J. Owen, and John Rees. The Rev. J. Griffiths, Calfaria, was the officiating minister. Wreaths were sent by: (1) Mr Thos. Edwards (hus- band) and children; (2) Miss Edwards: (3) Mrs. Griffiths: (4) Mrs. Jones; (5) Mr John Jackson; (6) Mr. Hughes, Mount Pleasant; (7) Mr. Jack Owen and Mr. Tom Thomas.
Cwmdare. OBITUARY.—At 14. Brvn-terrace on Tuesday, Violet Mabel Gwilym, the one year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Gwilym passed away. Much sympathv is felt for the parents.
'Abercynon. S.W.M.F.—A mass meeting of the workmen of the Dowlais-Cardiff Colliery was held at the Workmen's Hall on Friday under the auspices of the Aber- cynon Lodge of the S.W.M.F. Mr. Wm. Jenkins presided. Mr. John Rhys Mor- gan (secretary) stated that a sum of X86 had been paid in contributions during the "show cards." It was decided to withdraw the notices owing to the fact that a large number had not tendered their notices. A list of non-unionists was submitted 'to the management, who pro- missed to deal with them. The question of a sub-agent for the colliery was de- ferred. R.A.O.B.—On Wednesday evening a social and whist drive by the Cvnon Lodge of the R.A.O.B. was held at the Abercynon Workmen's Hall in honour of Brother Simpkins, C.P., W.P. The win- ners of the whist drive were:—Ladies: 1st, Miss Owen; consolation prize. Miss Morgan. Gentlemen: 1st, Mr. W. Lloyd* consolation, Mr. Archie Mortimer. The M.C.'s were Bros. Fred Kathrens and John J. Griffiths, K.O.M. Bro. D. T. Williams was M.C. for the whist drive. Mrs. A. J. Griffith and Miss Gould, A.L.C.M., presided at the piano. Bros. A. J. Griffith and Simpkin attended to the catering. MORIAH SUNDAY SCHOOL. The children's Sunday School anniversarv services were held at the Moriah English Baptist Chapel on Sunday. The morn- ing service was presided over by Mr. Milton; and recitations were riven by Elidxx^?etr,Bearrice Moses, Mav Lewis, and Willie Bright; solo. Mrs/E. Gib- bon; recitations by Minnie Pile. Selina Moses, Daisy Bright, and Willie Harris. Mr. Lewis presided in the afternoon, when recitations were given bv Lilv Price, May Davies, Rubie Harris, Win- nie Forges, Gwladys Goodfellow, Hilda Paget; dialogues, May Jones and Olwen James, Katie Moses, Celia Berryman, Willie Davies, and Eddie Price; Eddie Bright. Masters T. and P. Berryman: Mr. Miles Gwilym and party; soio. Mr. Thomas Thomas. At the evening service :Mr. Brown presided. Recitations by Edith Jones, Emily Hands. Grwladvs Lewis, Annie M. Jones. Mr. Evan Grif- fiths, Winnie Forbes, Hilda Brav, Eva S-rMV> ^,illie Bright, Bertie Griffiths, W line Pile, and Leo EUery. and solos were given by Airs. E. Gibbon and Mr. Thomas Thomas. The choir rendered choruses under the lead of Mr. William Williams (Eos Berw). Air. Thomas pre- sided at the organ. fr. Gordon Bailey was secretary.
Abercynon Notes. I am pleased to find that another appli- cation is made to the proper authorities for an additional Police Constable—or a resident Police Constable for Carnetown. Without reflecting in any way on the existing staff, I venture to suggest it is quite inadequate to properly supervise such a wide and scattered area. I trust the application will prove successful. The missionary spirit is in the air in the locality. In my previous notes I re- ferred to the discussion of the "Wales for Christ" Crusade by the local Free Church Council. I am now given to understand that the place has been divid- ed into districts. Volunteers are plenti- ful to undertake the work of house to house canvas, and it is to be hoped that good results will follow their efforts. Ynvsboeth is also imbibed with the missionary spirit. Mr. Alexander Clark, of the Evangelical Society, London, is holding services in a specially construct- ed tent near the Council Schools. Judg- ing by the audiences, the services prove very popular. The Church of England are also anx- ious to undertake their share of work. Their work will be conducted bv two ladies, namely, Miss Downing and Miss Reynolds, who have laboured successful- ly in Dowlais for the last 12 years. We wish them every success in their efforts at Abercynon. What about that diar-v- Is it true that some of-our local ministers went to their Sunday publication, and found out to their chagrin that they had made a mistake? One minister had even gone 12 months before his time. Would it not be better for both to speculate in a new diary? Hard lines just before the holi- days too. Our local Councillors could not see eve to eye at the last meeting of the Mountain Ash Education Committee. The Chair- man by his casting vote decided to throw the ratepayers' money away to pay for services rendered (f) during holidays. Possibly he may explain his action by saying that officials are paid for holiday- time. Quite right, Air. Chairman, but two blacks will never make one white. I cannot see why any offcial-holrever well remunerated—should be paid for his holiday. I note someone said "gallery play," as if anyone of our Councillors would stoop to indulge in gallery play!
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Miss Hook of Holland has really gone now—general weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth. Where did Moonlight Flit go for his vacation-Who said Weston? The select party to Cardiff on Tuesday got mixed. One found at the Empire and the other at Penarth. How gently that gent escorted his better half part way on her holidays, but why, oh why, Bill Bailey, don't you. come home ? What's the trouble between Ink Splasher and the Kopsie. Is he suffering from the monster of emerald hue? Widowers and the other kind usually designated "grass" are plentiful just now in Abercynon. When will those ladies return? Junction and Jeweller padded it to Ponty and back. What's the matter with their credit or couldn't they raise the necessary groat? Consolation for Junction these hard times, for he has always a merry lot of bhoys round him. A no doubt lot. Trouble in that band committee. Tried to break the rope and nearly broke their legs. Ask Summers and Winters-he'll show you if you like. Better give the man his 2s. 6d. back