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Ogmore Vale.

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Treorchy.

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Ferndale. Mr. D. Williams, who has been suc- cessful in obtaining the post of theatrical manager at the New Workmen's Hall at Ferndale, is a thorough Welshman. He was born at Merthyr in 1870, but left that town when four years Of age to reside at Treorchy, where his mother, sister and brother still reside. When 20 years of age, Mr. Williams joined the theatrical profession as scenic artist. His genius soon asserted itself, and in a short time he was appointed theatrical mana- ger. He has 17 years of practical ex- perience to his credit, having toured with such well-known people as Arthur Hare, A. B. Tapping, Edward Terry, Lieut. Cole, &c. In 1896, he was appointed manager of the Rhyl Opera House, out of 132 annlicants, and two years later was installed general manager of the Rhyl Pier and Pavilion, which position he held with great success up to 1902. Mr. Wil- liams then toured a company of his own, and acquired the rights of that very successful play, "A Royal Divorce." Whilst rehearsing A Royal Divorce at Rhyl, Mr. Williams received a wire from the late Marquis of Ang,lesea asking him to perform it at his own private theatre in the Castle at Anglesea. The invitation was readily accepted, and it was played for four nights to very distinguished audiences. Mr. Williams then toured through England, Scotland, and Wales. We well remember witnessing the per- formance at Ferndale, and it was un- doubtedly the best Royal Divorce" company that has graced local boards. He subsequently managed tours for Messrs. Baring Bros., Cheltenham,, and in due time applied for the position of manager to the New Workmen's Hall at Ferndale, in which he was successful out of 178 applicants. We feel proud of him as a Welshman, and expect great things from him in the future. Mr. J. R. Lewis (Alaw Rhondda), A.Mus.T.C.L., has succeeded in winning the" Caradog" Music Scholarship of £25, tenable for two years at the Cardiff Uni- versity. Mr. Lewis is the composer of that well-known hymn-tune, "Nazareth." w A singular coincidence is that he is also the composer of a very popular musical opera, entitled Caradog." His brilliant success is all the more gratifying because he is only an ordinary artisan, and is the reward of perseverance under great diffi- culties. Mr. Lewis is entirely self-taught. Prof. FOLIA'S HERBAL REMEDIES will cure all diseases and skin eruptions, whether constitutional or acquired. Advice Free at his Consulting Room, 279, Bute Street; Cardiff. M12

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Rev. Conrad Noel at Clydach…

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