Nantymoel On Saturday evening last, a puliEJ meeting of all subscribers to the Work- men's Hall, Nantymoel, was held at the said hall. The question as to whether sacred concerts were to be held on Sim- days. was under discussion, and it waa decided by a huge majority that the haU be not let for such purpose. Mr. T. 3'. Job presided. [ The annual preaching services of Soar (W.C.) Church, Xantymoel, took place on Sunday last, the divine officiating beilla the Rev. J. W. Price, Troedyrhiw, Mer- thyr. The services were exceedingly ,ye.11 attended, and powerful sermons were preached: Funerals.—On Saturday last week, the remains of Mrs. Clack, 8, Nantymoel Row, were interred at Ogmore Vale Cemetery) amid&t many manifestations of regret. The deceased was very highly respected, and was much esteemed by her neigh- bours for her sincerity of character and matronly virtues. Her loss is mourned by her husband and seven children. -+- On Monday last, the nine-months-old child of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jenkins, 3, Llanliarran Terrace, was laid to i-Zst at the Blaenogwr Cemetery, the Rev. J. T. Dayies, Dina m, officiating. Great sym- pathy is felt with the- bereaved parents.
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Coalfield Peace. Full Text of the Agreement. General Satisfaction. With the publication of the full text of the agreement arrived at on Saturday one is enabled to gauge the exact nature of the compromise effected. The agree- ment, be it noted, is supplementary to the one made in December, 1905, and in no way affects the duration of that agree- ment. Therefore, as far as we are able to gather, that agreement will come to :an end in March next as originally pro- posed, and a new agreement will then Slave to be arranged. This supplementary agreement, as a perusal will show. is all along a, triumph for the workers, the only stipulation being that they shall not object to a, pro- posal by the owners, having due regard to safe conditions of working, to intro- duce any new method for the better work- ing of the collieries1. But even here the interests of the men are safeguarded, as they have a right, if they consider such innovations to be a source of extra danger to the men employed at those collieries, to make representations to the manage- ment, and if these fail, to anneal to the -Conciliation Board, who may appoint an experienced and disinterested person to settle the question in dispute. Failing such an agreement, the Home Secretary may, on appeal, apnoint an arbitrator, who will hear evidence from both sides. With the exception of this single proviso, matters will remain exactly the same as they were. The bonus shift which is given to nightmen will be continued, and no change is to be made in regard to the mealtimes of day wage men. Under the Act no overtime may be worked, ex- cept in cases of emergency, and where dis- putes arise as to whether any overtime -or extra turn heretofore paid were in part paid for work done in the workmen's ordi- nary hours of work, the questions in dis- pute in cases where the parties have failed to agree shall be submitted to the joint committee of the Conciliation Board with power to settle. A new departure in this agreement is the clause stipulating that surface workmen shall work half-an- hour per day beyond the coal-winding time. This will, no doubt, give .rise to some dissatisfaction among these workers, but when we consider that the Act was conceived in the interests of those em- ployed underground, who are subject to conditions which have no parallel on the surface, this stipulation should be accepted with a tolerant spirit, The agreement has given general satis- faction in the coalfield, and is regarded as a. crowning triumph for wise statesman- ship. Meetings of miners were held in various parts of the coalfield on Monday, and after hearing the explanations of the leaders of the terms of settlement, the men decided to return to work, and the nightmen descended the pits in the even- ing. In several places in the Rhondda, meetings were held on Friday and Satur- day, and in nearly all the collieries work was resumed on Monday. Particulars of the working times) adopted at various col- lieries will be found in another column.
Terms of Agreement. The following is the full text of the agreement arrived at by the Conciliation Board on Saturday — MEMORANDUM; OF AGREEMENT made the 30th day of June, 1909. between the undersigned, duly authorised to act on behalf of the owners of the collieries in Monmouthshire and South Wales, whose names or titles are set forth in the schedule hereto—hereinafter called the owners, on the one part, and the under- signed, duly authorised to act on behalf of the workmen* (except enginemen, stokers, and outside fitters) now em- ployed at the collieries of the said owners, of the other part—and supple- mentary to an agreement made the 11th day of December, 1905, between the owners, by their representatives, of the one part, and the workmen by their representatives of the other' part, and which agreement is known as the Con- ciliation Board agreement. WHEREAS, in view of the coming into operation of the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1908, on the 1st day of July next, the result of which would render it im- possible for the workmen employed below ground at the different collieries of the owners to carry out the terms of the contracts of service now existing between them, and the owners, on or before the 1st day of June inst., served the workmen employed below ground at their respective collieries with notices that such contracts of service would as a result of the coming into operation of the said Act cease to have effect as from the 1st of July next; and whereas the said owners also served the work- men employed upon the surface with notices terminating their contracts on the 30th day of June instant. AND WHEREAS the said parties hereto have agreed that work shall be carried on at the said collieries from the 1st day of July next upon the terms and conditions of the Conciliation Board agreement before referred to, subject as hereinafter mentioned 1. That the hours of labour of workmen employed below ground at the said col- lieries respectively shall be such as are authorised by the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1908, and that notwithstanding the limitation of hours to be worked as the result of the coming into operation of the said Act, no alteration shall be made in the standard rates and prices hitherto paid to such workmen during the continuation of the said Conciliation Board Agreement. 2. The workmen's representatives having declared that it is not their intention to prevent the mutual introduction of any new method which may lead to the better working of the pits, due regard being had for safety and economical working, it is agreed that the owners shall have freedom to propose any method of working their collieries with- out being met with the objection that their so doing is a breach of custom or a breach of the Conciliation Board Agreement. Should the workmen allege that the proposed method of working is a source of extra danger to the work- men employed at that colliery, this ques- tion, in the event of a failure to agree at the colliery, shall be referred to the decision of an experienced and dis- interested person, to be agreed upon between the owners' and workmen's representatives on the Conciliation Board, or, failing] such agreement, to -an experienced and disinterested person to be appointed by the Home Secretary, the owners and workmen to be at liberty to call evidence before the person agreed upon or to be appointed; and -other objection to the proposed method to be brought before the Conciliation Board in the UlSuaJ way, and the Board shall either decide the matter or report failure to decide within two months from the date of reference. 3. Where payment of six turns for five worked by night has hitherto been paid, the same shall continue. As under the said Act no overtime can be worked, other than in cases of emergency as defined in Section 1, Sub-section 2, pay- ment for overtime will cease. In all cases where any disputes arise as to whether any overtime or: extra turns heretofore paid were in part paid for work done in the workmen's ordinary hours of work, the questions if in dis- pute shall in all cases of failure to agree at the collieries be referred to the Joint Committee of the Conciliation Board with power to settle. In the meantime, and until the dispute is settled, the, men shall continue working and be paid as hitherto for a period of two calendar months from the date at which the same shall be referred to such committee. In cases of failure to settle, either side may determine the contracts of the workmen affected by a month's notice, to be given on the first day of the following month. 4. Workmen on the surface engaged in handling the coal shall work half an hour per day beyond the coal winding time—either starting 15 minutes before coal winding, and working 15 minutes afterwards, or at the option of the owners working half an hour after the winding. The only workmen intended to come under the operation of this clause are those who handle the trams between the cage, and the tippers, the screenmen, slag pickers, and wagon men. 5. The meal-time for underground day wage-men, day and night. shall be 20 minutes. It shall be so arranged as not to interfere with the haulage and general working of the colliery, and in the case of all workmen connected with the, wind- ing—whether employed upon the surface or below ground—the meal-times shall be 20 minutes, and shall be so arranged as to secure continuous winding of coal without interruption during the shift. 6. Where serious but non-fatal accidents occur, an agreed number of men, but not more than 20, to be selected by the management, may accompany the injured workman out of the pit. 7. No stoppage for funerals shall take place, except by arrangement with the management. 8. A copy of the Conciliation Board agree- ment, together with a copy of this supplemental agreement, shall be placed in a contract book at each colliery, which shall be signed by or on behalf of the owners of such colliery and also by each workman employed thereat, as one of the terms of the engagement between the owners and the said work- man. Owners' Representatives. FRED L DAVIES E. M. HANN JOSEPH SHAW HENRY T. WALES H. WATTS W. J. HEPPELL 0. H. EDEN THOMAS GRIFFITHS CLIFFORD J. CORY W. W. HOOD WM. JENKINS W. H. ROUTLEDGE H. E. GRAY WILLIAM SMITH J. FOX TALLIS HENRY WM. MARTIN T. H. DEAKIN W. GASCOYNE DALZIEL, Secretary. Workmen's Representatives. W. ABRAHAM W. H. MORGAN W. BRACE JOHN WILLIAMS D. WATTS MORGAN CH 'kS. EDWARDS 0. B. STANTON JAMES MANNING JOHN WILLIAMS VERNON HARTSHORN E. MORRELL THOS. LUCAS WM. VYOE W. E. MORGAN ALFRED ONIONS JOHN THOMAS JOHN DAVIES TOM GEORGE BEN DAVIES HUBERT JENKINS WALTER LEWIS THOMAS RICHARDS, Secretary. Then follows the Schedule setting forth the names of the 83 coalowners and col- liery companies in the Association. Coalowners' Regulations, The following regulations, dated July 1st, have been issued by the coalowners of South Wales and Monmouthshire for securing compliance with the provisions of the Coal Mines Regulation Act, 1908:- 1. The expression workman" for the purposes of these regulations means any person employed in a mine below ground other than an official of the mine, fire- man, examiner or deputy, or a mechanic, horsekeeper, or a person engaged solely in surveying or measuring. 2. The expression a shift of workmen j, shall be deemed to be any number of workmen whose hours for beginning and terminating work in the mine are approximately the same. 3. The times fixed for lowering the dif- ferent shifts of workmen to the mine and for the raising of the different shifts from the mine are those posted up at the pithead. 4. The persons appointed to direct the lowering and raising of men to and from the mine shall give all necessary directions to secure the men being lowered into and raised from the mine within the times prescribed by these regulations for that purpose. Such persons shall at the end of each shift enter in the register to be kept for that purpose the particulars prescribed by the Secretary of State with respect to the times at which men are lowered into and raised from the mine, and the cases in which any man is below ground for more than the time fixed by the said Act and the cause thereof. 5. Every workman shall obey the direc- tions of the persons appointed by the owners to direct the lowering and raising of men to and from the mine so as to secure the workmen being lowered into and raised from the mine within the times prescribed for that purpose. 6. No workman shall remain in the mine after the time fixed for the completion of the raising of the workmen from the mine in the shift upon which he works except for the purposes of rendering assistance in the event of accident or for meeting any danger or apprehended danger, or for dealing with any emer- gency or work uncompleted through un- foreseen circumstances which requires to be dealt with without interruption in order to avoid serious interference with ordinary work in the mine or in any district of the mine. 7. The overman or fireman of each dis- trict shall, so far as it is reasonably practicable, see that the workmen in their respective districts leave their working places in time to enable them to return to the surface, within the time prescribed for that purpose. 8. No fireman, examiner or deputy, hitcher, pumpman, fanman or furnace- man shall be below ground for more than nine hours and a half during any consecutive, 24 hours except for the pur- pose of rendering assistance in the event of accident or for meeting any danger or apprehended danger or for dealing with any emergency or work uncompleted through unforeseen circum- stances which requires to be dealt with without interruption to avoid serious interference with ordinary work in the mine or in any district of the mine. 9. When the owner, agent or manager shall, under Section 3 of the Act, ex- i tend the time fixed by the Act as the 1 time during which the workmen may be below ground for the purpose of their work and of going to and from their work (but on not more than 60 days in any calendar year and by not more than one hour a day) they shall post up in a conspicuous place at the i c pithead printed or written notice of the days and times on which such ex- tensions of time shall take place.
Working Times at Rhondda Collieries. Most of the workmen employed at the Rhondda Collieries resuimed work on Monday. The Maindy and Eastern (Ocean), Ton-Pentre, workmen have accepted the proposal of the management to work from 7 till 3 on both shifts; and the Naval, Penygraig, Glamorgan, Llwyny- pia, and Cambrian, Clydaeh Vale, 6 till 2 and 7 till 3 (night); and Messrs. Cory Bros.' Rhondda collieries 6 till 2 and 10 till 6. Satisfaction was expressed at the meetings at the settlement of the bonus turn question, and Mr. Tom Evans (miners' agent), speaking at a meeting of about 5,000 miners at Ton, assured his hearers that they were entitled to reject any alterations in the working methods pending a settlement by the Conciliation Board. The Lewis Merthyr, Lady Lewis, and Standard Collieries commenced work on Monday at hours mutually arranged by the employers and workmen. The Tydraw Colliery workmen on Mon- day afternoon, after a protracted discus- sion, decided to commence work on Tues- day morning on mutual terms until next week, when the agreement will be duly signed.
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Bazaar at Nantymoel. A grand bazaar and sale of work was held on Wednesday and Thursday of last week at the Workmen's Hall, Nantymoel, the object being the reducing of the debt on Dinam (C.M.) Chapel, Nantymoel. The event proved an entire success. The formal opening: on Wednesday was made by Lady Elvans, wife of the Solicitor- General, who travelled down from London, accompanied by Mr. Horace Evans. The Rev. J. T. bavies-Dinam's genial pastor—presided, and introduced her Ladyship to the audience, and on behalf of his church thanked her for her kindness in making such an effort as to come from London to open their bazaar. Lady Evans expressed her pleasure in attending, and apologised for the absence of Sir amuel, who, she stated, was pre- vented from being present owing to pres- sure of Parliamentary duties. Her Lady- ship was of opinion that the presence of ladies at a, bazaar, from a lucrative, point of view, was more essential than that of the men, the ability to spend money being more in evidence in the weaker sex. A vote of thanks was accorded her Lady- ship by Councillor Jenkin Phillips, secon- ded by Mr. James Jones (School House). Mr. Horace Evans responded, and ex- pressed his gratitude for the kind things spoken of his father. & On Thursday, the opening was mode by Mrs. W. Llewellyn, Gorwil House, Ogmore Vale, wife of Alderman W. Llewellyn, J.P. A great variety of use- ful and ornamental articles were offered for sale, most of which had been prepared by the lady members of Dinam, who had laboured assiduously for several months. A large number attended during the after- noons ana evenings, and a brisk trade was transacted at the various stalls. The fol- lowing were the stall holders —No 1 Fancy: Misses M. J. Phillips, J. A. Phil- lips, and Ivy Phillips, assisted by Miss A. M. Owen. No. 2, Baby Linen and Fancy: Mrs. J. T. Davies, assisted by Misses C. Williams, 0. M. Lewis and A. Edwards. No. 3, Fruit and Flower: Misses Nellie Edwards, Evelyn Griffiths and Ethel Griffiths. No. 4, Fancy, &c. Mrs. D. Enoch, assisted by. Misses Gwen Phillips, Edith Jones and E. J. Owen No.5, Provision: Mrs. D. Evans, assisted by Messrs J: D. Evans and Joseph Thomas. No. 6, Assorted Needlework &c.. Cbngregation. No. 7, Japanese and Woodwork: Mrs. J. H. Jenkins, assisted by Mrs. Joseph Thomas, Misses E. A. Williams and M. E. Richards. No. 8 Refreshment (on Stage): Mrs. J. W' Jones, Mrs. Hugh Tudor, and Miss J. A. Richards. We are informed that the takings are estimated at £ 150. £ freat praise is due to the members of the committee, who have nobly worked to ensure the success of the undertaking, this being the first of its kind held by Dinam. Mrs. James Jones, the School House, as general secre- tary, is to be highly commended.
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Pontygwaith. We offer our congratulations to Mr. J. Williams, B.jSc., Stanleytown, on his securing Honours in Chemistry at the degree examinations of the University of Wales, and also to Messrs. Tom Jones, Tom Da vies and P. G. Hughes on their success at the recent Preliminary Exami- nation for Certificate. The Rev. D. J. Evans, of the Forward Movement Hall, addressed the members of the I.L.P. at Hermon Vestry on Wednesday evening last. Mr. Evans took as the theme of his address. Wales and Socialism." Mr. David J. Evans pre- sided. I A number of workmen are busily engaged daily carrying out the scheme of connecting Deri Terrace and Madeline Terrace. A bridge is being constructed across the brook separating the two streets. This has been a long-felt want. A concert was given at the Forward Movement Hall on Wednesdav evening last, to wind up the session's work of the Band of Hope. Mr. Martyn (school- master), who presided at the meeting. gave an interesting and instructive address to the children. The following was the programme for the evening: — Song, T. Hocking; solo, Miss E. Wiggins; recitation, Daisy Williams; solo, Miss Howe; recitation, Miss K. Phillips; solo, R. Hopkins; sketch, EI. J. Edwards and friends; recitation, Miss E. Wivnins; solo, Daisy Williams; recitation, R. Wil- liams dialogue, Mr. and Mrs. Eves; recitation, B. Jenkins; recitation, J. S. Carpenter; recitation, T. Middleton; recitation, E. Phillips. During the, even- ing, selections were given on the gramo- phone by Mr. D. Thomas. Mr. C. Sutton, of Tonyoandy, officiated at Sardis (B.C.) last Sunday, while: the pulpit of Seion (C.M.) was'occupied by the Rev. D. Evans, Clydaeh, Swansea. St. Mary Magdalene held their anni- versary services on Sunday last. The Rej- Vaughan Rees, B.A., Canton, Car- diff, officiated throughout the day. The church was tastefully decorated with flowers. Solos were given during the ser- vices by Mr. Moses Jenkins, the well- known local singer. Post Free, a marvel of accurate time- keeping, Gent's American Lever Watch, Stem Wind, Stem Set and fully warranted, 3/11. Money will be returned in iull if not satisfied. Packed in a strong wooden box, post free. J. Barnes (talk of the Town), Mardy.
Tonypandy. Mr. John Thomas, Treorchy, obtained his A.C.V. (Associate of the College of Violinists) at the recent examination held at Cardiff. He is a pupil of Mr. Isidore Gold, violinist, Tonynandy. It was Mr. Gold who was the first to find out the latent talent in his sister Miss Maud Gold. Bethel English Baptist Church, Tony- pandy, on Sunday last, celebrated their Sunday School anniversary. Recitations and dialogues were given by the scholars, and special choruses and anthems were excellently rendered by the choir, under the conductorship of Mrs. Hughes, the accompanist being Mr. W. Bowen. The services were presided over by the pastor, Rev. J. E'. Dennis, who was as- sisted in the morning by Mr. John Griffiths, assistant superintendent, and in the afternoon by Mr. A. A. Leek, the superintendent of the Sunday School. In the evening service solos were sung by Mrs. ughes and Mr. W. Bowen. Mr. i W. G. Morris, Trealaw (secretary), ren- dered a report, in which he stated that the number on the books totalled 420 scholars, with an average attendance of 310. On Monday evening, the usual en- tertainment was given, and to-day (Ihursday) the scholars and teachers had their annual outing to Porthcawl.
Cwmparc. A highly successful function took place at Salem Vestry on Monday evening last when over a hundred children belonging to Salem Sunday School were regaled with a high tea, the donor being Mrs. Evan Middleton. The tea was given as a reward for successes attained at the recent examinations, as reported in our last issue. The teachers of the children were also invited, as well as the children who collect during the year what is locally known as the weekly offering." Several ladies rendered assistance at the tables, and the vote of thanks proposed by the Rev. James Davies was very heartily adopted. The satisfactory solution of the "strike" trouble was received with considerable delight at Cwmparc, and it was only too apparent that locally the colliers were not in any way partial to a disastrous stoppage. The raucous voice of the news- boy proclaiming "Peace in the Coalfield," in the early hours of Thursday morning, was music to many ears, and his sheets'" damp from the "press," sold like hot buns. We are very pleased to :find the young mining students in Cwmparc making con- tinued progress. Results to hand show that four passes as "under-managers" have been secured in the recent examina- tion at Cardiff by Messrs. James. Evans. €>0S' J^!liams> Richard D. Evans, and Ben Phillips. The last-named is now on a, tour in the Yorkshire coalfield, having secured a County Council Scholarship. The recent changes in the working hours at the local collieries have caused con- siderable unrest in the mind of one voung man, who finds it difficult to dislodge him- self from the arms of Morpheus even with the aid of alarum clocks and other subter- fuges. On June 30th he determined to experiment, and the morning summer sun saw him at the pitKhead with an hour to spare. Next morning the new regulations came into force, but this time our friend failed to come, up "to scratch," and was ignominiously stop-lamned."
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Trealaw. T The cleath occurred on Tuesday of Mr John Williams, Pant House, Trealaw, at the age of 73. Deceased had been 'the agent to the Miskin Manor Estate up- wards of 45 years, and was held in the highest respect by the family. He was also at one time a member of the Ystradyfodwg and Pontypridd Board of Guardians, and a member of the Rhondda. District Council. He was a. deason of Bethlehem, Trealaw, and latterly at Monah Baptist Chapel. Tonypandy. The runeral takes place on Saturday next for Trealaw Cemetery. I
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Treorchy. On Thursday, 24th ult., a very pleasing entertainment was given by the Band of Hope children of St. Matthew's Church, presided over by the Vicar. The action songs were excellently rendered, whilst the recitations, songs, &c., reflected the greatest credit on the children and their teachers. The amusing sketch, Box and Cox," was also performed, the caste being as follows:—"Box," Mr. Lewis Sfar key; "Cox," Mr. J. White; "Mrs. Bouncer." Miss Cissy Williams; "Policeman," Mr. W. Bodley. The sketch was much en- joyed. Mr. W. Phelps pre-sided at the organ, and Mr. A. Bailey conducted the singing. Praise is due-to Mr. Phipps, Miss Jones, Miss Mitchell, and the hon. secretary, Mr. Chas. W. Kelly, for their untiring efforts in the preparation of the children. The funeral of Mrs. Evans, wife of Mr. David E^ans, 34, Dumfries Street, took place on Saturday last. The Rev. T. Tissington, vicar of Cwmparc, officiated. Deceased was the mother of a large family, and much sympathy is felt in the district for the bereaved. relatives. --+- The Rev. Ben F. Wilson addressed a I meeting at the Treorchy Girls' School on Thursday last. There was a. large atten- dance. Collections were made by the local I.L.P. branch to defray expenses. The annual tea meeting was held at Station Road Chapel on Thursday, the 24th ult. Presiding at the tables were — Mesdames Rees, George Jones, Watkins, W. Price, Slack, and Oats, assisted by the Misses M. A. Jones, Emma Prosser and Alma Stephens, and Mr. Evan Jones (superintendent). Later in the evening, an entertainment was given, under the presidency of Mr. George, the Sunday ——— School scholars and others contributiiisfc solos and recitations. Last Thursday evening, a large atten- dance assembled at Bethania Chapel to- hear the Rev. H. Elvet Lewis, M.A., London, preach an English sermon. The occasion was the instituting of a new English. Congregational cause under the. auspices of the four Welsh Congregational churches of Treorchy and Cwmparc. Col- lections were taken at the close. Prof. D. Cyril Jenkins officiated at the organ. -+- On Sunday last, at the Park and Dare Workmen's Institute., the Rev. J. N. Elias, A.T.S., Treherbert, delivered stimiu lating sermons to fair congregations in connection with the above movement. Mr. Howell Howells (Treorchy Schools), fey special request, conducted the singing! secretary, Mr. E. S. Morgans, has already a list of nearly sixty names of persons desirous of joining the new cause. The usual anniversary services were held at Tabernacle Wesleyan Chapel on Sunday, when a large number of choice recitations and solos were rendered, to- gether with renditions by the choir (con- <Sc^or' ^r* Navies), assisted by an efficient string band under the leadership of Mr. David J. Miles. An excellent Say was spent, the programme being so large as to necessitate a. meeting on Monday evening. Messrs. W. H. Jones an,d 1V. H. Bevan were the accompanists, whilst Mr. Tom James, Tonypandy. conducted each service.
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We regret to record the death of Mr. James Cook (63) of 41 Brithweunydd Road, Trealaw. Deceased was in the employ of the Rhondda Urban District Council, and always enjoyed good health until a week before his death. He was a. prominent member of the Primitive Methodist Church, Trealaw. The funeral took place on Thursday, July 1st, at Llethrddu Cemetery, Trealaw, the offici- ating minister being the Rev. James Whittock, Tonypandy. The funeral ar- rangements were conducted by Messrs. Griffiths and Son, Tonypandy. --+-- On Sunday, the 4th inst., very success- ful anniversary services were held at Cal- vary English Wesleyan Chapel, Trealaw, in connection with the Sunday School. Three excellent services were given con- sisting of recitations and dialogues by the scholars, and special renditions of hymns' and anthems by the choir, under the baton of Mr. W. Mills. Mr. Thomas! Mills and Miss F. Tudball, Clydaeh Vale, presided at the organ and piano re- spectively. assisted by several local in- strumentalists. The services were pre- sided over by Mr. Charles Dawe, of Tre- orchy. On Monday, the scholars were given their annual treat, followed by the usual entertaniment. The English Wesleyan Sunday School, Tonypandy, held their annual outing on Monday last to Pontyclun. Refresh- ments were provided in a field, followed by games. Mr. Tom Stephens, Peny- graig, acted as secretary.