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HAMPTON & CO., Heating Specialists Schemes Prepared and Advice Given for L WarmingChurches, Chapels, Offices, Showrooan and Public Bllil ding s OXFORD LANE (City Road), CARDIFF. TEL. P.O. C56. WANTED. r G- ENTLEMANLY doorsman wanted tor G evenings and Saturday afternoons. Good commission paid to right man. Lester & Co., Photographers, Pentre. 5069 COMFORTABLE lodgings in Tonypandy C tor one young man, shop assistant pre- ferred. Write Box 90, "Rhondda Leader" Office, Tonypandy. C90/19 ANTED. 8 Hours Act—Splendid chance for respectable colliers and OTHERS in Rhondda Valleys, &c, to make EXTRA WEEKLY wages in SPARE TIME in selling men's clothing (to measure), furs, costumes, general drapery, boots, furniture, cutlery, &c. Credit system. Agents must he householders. Apply, stating time in district and occupation to Furniture, Rhondda Leader. c8o/17 FOR SALE. TO Insurance Agents—A £ 5/10/0 book for sale with Liverpool Victoria Friendly Co. Apply, 132, Hendrecafan, Penygraig. c83/17 ADDERS. Ladders for builders, painters farmers, window cleaners, &c. exten- sion ladders always in stock also painter's steps, tressles, &c. Special offer to painters. Send for full particulars and price list.-3, Darran Street, Cathays, Cardiff. 5018 ARTIFICIAL Legs, Arms, Surgical Appli- ances.—Visit South Wales periodically. List free.-J. Gillingham and Son, Chard, Som. C23/38 OR Sale Six-roomed House, situate on Cemetery ^Road, Trealaw also Two Houses on Miskin Road, Trealaw. For par- ticulars write" S.B." Leader Office, Tony- pandy. c92/21 TO LET 110 Let comfortably Furnished Sitting- room and Bedroom, Piano gentleman or two friends, centre of Tonypandy.—Write H C. D." Leader Office, Tonypandy 93/17 EDUCATIONAL. Porth Collegiate School, 15, The Parade, Porth.. Principal: Miss FLETCHER, L.L.A., A.C.P., Certified Teacher and Holder of the Queen's Prize in Botany. Thorough education for the Daughters of Gentlemen, with Boys' Preparatory Department for College. The half term will commence Nov. th, 1909. Private Lessons in Modern Languages, Classics, Mathe- matics, Music, &c. TERMS MODERATK AND INCLUSIVE. 5077 Class on Friday mornings for Painting, Marquetry, Wood Carving. Miss Bolt (of Cardiff). At Miss Elias, Aberhondda Post Office, Porth. c86j26 INSPECTOR OF MINES. PRIVATE LESSONS BY POST. MINE Managers' Exams. Scholarships and Associate- ship in Mining, etc. Candidates prepared. Miner- alogy, Geology. Coal and Metal Mining, Placer and Hydraulic Mining, Ore Dressing, Milling, Mining, Mining Mathematics, Electricity, and Surveying. Certificates awarded. Write for Syllabus.-The Cambrian Mining- School, Glanffrwd, Porth. Glam. c7o,24 M USICAL. MISS Annie Evans, Certificated Teacher of Pianoforte, etc., is prepared to receive pupils. Terms on application to 19, Queen Street, Ton, Ystrad. c67/22 HERBERT WARE, VIOLINIST, Conductor of South Glamorgan and Local Orchestras, has vacancies for a few more Pupils on the VIOLIN and VIOLA. Thorough tuition. Moderate fees. SEVCIK SYSTEM TAUGHT. For terms, apply 195, Kenry Street. Tonypandy. 4799 PHIL JONES late pupijof Signor Moretty, R.A.M. (London), is open to receive engagements for Oratorios, Miscellaneous Concerts, etc. Moderate fee. Dr, Randegger says: He possesses a decidedly beautiful tenor voice most pleasing to listen to." Copies of testimonials on application. Address, Phil Jones, Tonyrefail. 400 CHURCH AND tHAPEL ORGANS BUILT ON THE LATEST SYSTEMS, Tracker, Pneumatic, and E'ectro-Pneumatic, with per- fect repetition, answering all requirements of the most fastidious players. Detached Keyboards a Speciality. TUNING, REPAIRS, RENOVATIONS, etc., etc. Wm. H. HARMSTON, Organ Builder, Nat. Tel. 91. PONTYPRIDD. 4815 MISCELLANEOUS j IF YOU HAVE A BAD LEG, ECZEMA, WOUND, PILES or any Skin affections, send for a Free Sample of HEALO OINTMENT. It costs you nothing, and you will not regret it. Try it! you need not send for a large 1.. box. It is easy to make misleading statements, but no onewillpurchase a worthless article a second time. Healo allays all irritation, inflammation soothes and heals Bad Legs. MAURICE SMITH, Ph.C., F.S.M.C., Kidderminster. Local Agents :-Richards, Chemist, Pandy Square, Tonypandy W. Llewellyn, Chemist, Clydach Vale Lewis, Chemist, Hardy O. Davies, Chemist, Pontypridd Davies, Chemist, Treorchy Williams, Chemist, Tylorstown Evans, Chemist, Ynys- ybwl; Lewis, Chemist, Ynyshir George, Chemist, Ystrad There is now no need to go to Cardiff, Pontypridd, or elsewhere to have your Photo taken. LEstER & Co., the Coupon Photographers, have been open three months at 72, Llewellyn Street, Pentre, and every week shows a big increase in their output. Speciality Six full-bize Enamel Cabinets, 3/3, post free: or 2 9 with a coupon. Our business grows by the recommendation of our numerous customers. Note the only address in this district, 72, Llewellyn Street, next to Pentre Boot Co., Pentre. [Advt. 5046 A' E. TRIMNELL, the Cardiff Herbalist, Mona Terrace, Cardiff Sent free on application, The Trucure Herbal Book. Note the Address. c43/26 RARBTOPPORTUNITY.—African G'ay Parrots from 30/ Amazon acclimatised, 35 rockatoos, 25/- to 35 King Parrot, 30 Gray and Pink Parrots, 15 Green Parakees, 7/6 Amazon Parrot, talking, 5 guineas; African Gray. 21 years old, talking, 5 guineas Love birds 7;6 pair kice birds, white, 10/6 pair gray ditto, 5,6 grand lot of Linnets, well on seed, 1;. each selected birds for muling, 1/6 each young Hartz Canaries, 2/6 each Yorkshire and Norwich cocks, singing, from 6/6, from champion strain. By far the largest stock of birds in South Wales. J. H. Ormond, Taxidermist, 25, Wyndham Arcade, Cardiff. 5033 NURSE WILLIAMS' OVALOIDS for Ladies. Price 2/9 3/9 & 10/9 per Box post free, Send stamp for descriptive leaflot.-New Life Remedy Co., 123, Bute St., Treherbert. Grey Hair permanently and speedily restored to its original colour by using Harrison's Hair Colour Restorer. It is not a dye, but by natural means acts as a restorative. Contains nothing injurious, and is beneficial to the growth and beauty of the Hair. In bottles, price 1/6 (postage 3d. extra). Manufacturer:— G. W. HARRISON, Hair Specialist, Reading. Sold by Chemists. Agents-for Tonypandy Emrys Richards. The Dunraven Pharmacy. Pentre: David George, Chemist. 6075,41 QAFEST, cheapest and best to gain health and strength are Culpeper's O.K Remedial Herbs, specially pre- re (, pared for stomach and kidney troubles. Three 6d. packets for Is.-Pedr Williams, Herbalist, Treorchy. Agents wanted. 5012 DVICE FREE for Stamp.—M rs Stewart. Lady Specialist.—Address 9, Guinea-street, Bristol. c871i26 For ILLUMINA TED PRESENTATION ADDRESSES From 42 2s. to 920, apply to Evans & Short, Printers I "Leader" Works, Tonypandy. 4935 CHINA and EARTHENWARE For Shopkeepers and Hawkers. The Best and Cheapest House in the Trade is W. Webb, Pottery Show Rooms, HAVELOCK ST. (off Westgate St.), CARDIFF. Beware of Imitators who copy our prices and pack you seconds unsaleable rubbish 4982 FOR FLAGS, BANNERS. DECORATIONS for Halls, etc. Lettered Flags for Advertising a Speciality. Call at IF. P. DYMOND & Co., 26, Wyndham Arcade, CARDIFF. NAT. TEL. 1900 5069 IMPORTANT TO MOTHERS. Every Mother who values the health and cleanliness of her child should use HARRISON'S Reliable" NURSERY POMADE. One application kills all Nits and Vermin, beautifies and strengthen the Hair. In tins 4Jd. and 9d., postage Id. George W. Harrison, Chemist, Reading. Agents, Emrys Richards, Chemist, Coedy- meihion, Tonypandy D. E. Davies, Chemist, Treorchy W. R. Williams, Chemist, Medical Hall, Tylorstown; J. P Lewis Chemist, Medical Hall, Ynyshir. MONEY. _0~| OO Liberal prompt OW-LLHJ advances on good house, property, convenient arrangements. Moderate repayments. Fairest redemption terms. Write, Wm. Sanders & Sons, Principality Building Society (Dept. 5), Cardiff. c38i22 T7IELDINGS, 1 OLDEST-ESTABLISHED, LARGEST, AN £ > BEST- KNOWN FINANCIERS IN WALES. £ 10 TO 420,000 To Lend on Approved Note of Hand, Reversions. Life Policies. Personal or other Securities. Trade Bills Discounted. Privacy and Promptltute Assured. Dis- tance no object. Terms simply and plainly stated before completing business. Apply HAYES BUILDINGS, THE HAYES, CARDIFF. b8661U MONEY RE-PAYMENTS EASY. f5 repayable 5s. per week, total charge, 7s. 6d fclO „ 10s. „ „ 15 s £ 25 25s. „ „ 35s 6d S50 „ 50s. „ 68s Other Sums at similar Rates. Apply for prospectus to- i he WESTERN FINANCE ASSOCIATION (LTD.), V7, Working Street, Cardiff. MARKET-SQUARE CHAMBERS, CHURCH STREET, PONTYPRIDD Attendance at Pontypridd Mondays. 4.30 till 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 11 till 2. Fridays, 4.30 till 7- 3913 MONEY, rpHE OLD-ESTABLISHED PROVINCIAL UNION BANK continues to lend immense sums daily, from £ 10 to E5,000, on Note of Hand Alone, or other Security, at a few hours' notice, to all classes in any part of England and Wales, repayable by easy instalments. No good application is ever refused. All communications strictly private. Moderate Interest. Special rates for short periods. The largest, best known, and most honourably conducted Business in the Kingdom. Thousands of our regular customers have expressed their entire satisfaction in repeated transaction with us. If desired, one of our Officials will attend at "our residence at once with Cash, and carry out the advance THERE AND THEN. Call, or write (in confidence), to the MANAGER. MR. STANLEY DOWDING, 1, QUEEN SQUASH. BRISTOL. you CAN JgORROW Direct from the Actual Lender- MR. PHILIP MORRIS, 80, TAFF-STREET, pONTYPRIDD, Manager of the South Wales Loan and Finance Co., ANY SUM FROM £5 TO £1,000 Upon your own Promissory Note and Re-pay to suit your circumstances. No sureties required. Lowest interest charged. Strict privacy observed in all transactions. Call or write in Confidence to- PHILIP MORRIS, at the above address. Applications from all parts receive prompt attention. A I GREAT WEIGHT H I Will be lifted from the minds of ttSB I those requiring HHB s. cl tBgBM Which will be lent to any amount at gHBB LOW INTEREST on H Diamonds, Gold and Silver Watches, gKS Rings, Chains and Jewellery. WHB Best Fire-proof and Burglar-resisting SnSI Safes for storage of valuables. HH O. FALLER ■ Jeweller, Clothier and Pawnbroker, HHg 34, Taff Street, PONTYPRIOD 5 BH 4.0, Hannah Street, PORTH. HH Established 1889. tiA £ S. d. MOST MONEY £ LENT. BEST PRICES GIVEN On any article of value, at lowest interest in the district Note our only Address- JHT. CARDASH, Jeweller, Pawnbroker, & Clothier, 37, DUNRAYEN STREET, TONYPANDY. (Opposite Library ) Safes for Storage of Valuables. Special con- tracts strictly confidential. Great Redemption of Pledges weekly. All- sold below cost. 5054 Telegrms-" Mackerel, Swansea." Corporation Telephone-350 P. MOLYNEUX, Ltd., Steam Trawler Owners & Smack Managers, and Fish Merchants, 120, HIGH STREET, SWANSEA. Special attention pa!d to customers for Headless Fi-h for Frying Write for-Quotation; 347 0 COAL MINERS. LESSONS BY POST. SYLLABUS FREE. THE UNIVERSAL MINING SCHOOL, I (235), CARDIFF. c71j14, NOTICE Scholastic Book Depot. J. H. DYER, LATE MANAGER FOR THE SCHOLASTIC TRADING COMPANY (CARDIFF). -+- COLLEGE, TECHNICAL, SECONDARY,- SCIENCE SCHOOL. TEXT BOOKS and MATERIAL Kept in Stock. DISCOUNT 3d. IN THE 1/- OFF BOOKS NOT NETT. Park Hall Buildings, 95, Queen St., CARDIFF. Orders by post receive personal attention. 500 = PUBLIC NOTICES TO Newsagents, Stationers, Generai Dealers and Others. FOR IMMEDIATE DISPOSAL. old established business of Newsagent, Stationer, etc., now being carried on by Mr. James Kelly, at Brook Street, Wlliams town. OFFERS are invited (not later than 20th inst) of a lump sum for the business as a going concern. A Schedule of the Stock and Book Debts can be seen by appointment at the Offices of Messrs. Harry Davies & Davies, Auctioneers & Accountants, 2 and 3, Taff Street, Pontypridd, or 20 and 22, Queen Street, Cardiff. 5061 AGGIDENTS. I Accidents will always happen M even to the best of Spectacles or 1 Pince-nez, and it is good to know 1 where you can obtain reliable repair service. 8 We keep a record of all Spec- gj tacles supplied by ns and possess I exact instruments for measuring II Senses other than our own. Under H auch circumstances the replacing of 1 a lens—an exact facsimile of the 1 broken one—is a simple matter. If Skilful workmanship character- 4 ises the whole of the repairing we 1 do- J. W. RICHARDS, Cfttaist and Optician, PANDY SQUARE, TONYPANDY. a I'" e: PUBLIC HALL, BRYNAMMAN. A COMPETITIVE CONCERT Will be held at the above place, On Saturday, Nov. 6th, 1909, Under the auspices of the Public Hall and Library Committee. Adjudicators: Music—JAMES WHEWALL, Esq Conductor North Staffordshire Choral Society. Instrumental-THOS. VALENTINE, Esq., Bandmaster, Brynamman. Recitation-WILLIAM JONES, Esq. (Gwiiym), Brynamman. Accompanist- Miss MAGGIE JONES, L.R.A.M., & A.T.C.L., Swansea. EVENTS. 1-0pen Championship Solo, any Solo, any Voice, prize Z4 4s., and a Silver Cup value L2 2s. presented by W. Williams, Esq., Jeweller, 29, Castle Street, Swansea. 2-0pen Solo confined to Male Voices, prize £2 2s., and an Enlargement of Winner, value Cl Is., presented by H. A. Chapman, Esq., Photographer, Swansea. 3—Open Solo confined to Female Voices. prize £ 2 2s., arid an Enlargement of Winner, value £1 Is*, presented by J. W. Richards, Esq., Photographer, Swansea. 4-0pen Solo on any Brass Instrument, prize £2 28., and an Enlargement of Winner, presented by Messrs. A. & G. Taylor, Photographers, Swansea. 5-0pen Humorous Recitation, prize 10/6, and a Handsome Chair, value 12/6, given by a Friend. President-F. W. GILBERTSON, Esq.,C.C., Pontardawe. Conductor—GWILYM VAUGHAN, Esq., Brynamman. 1- Doors open at 7, to commence at 7.30 p.m. Admission ;—Reserved Seats, 3; Front Seats, 2/ Second Seats, 1- Programmes from Secretary on receipt of stamped and ad'lressed envelope. Conditions -1. Nom-de-plumes of Competitors to be in the hands of the Secretary on or before Nov. 4th. 2. All Competitors must provide Copies for Adjudicators and Accompanist. 3.-Tests to commence at 2 p.m. Secretary: EVAN W. 9VANS, Cwmgarw-rd., Brynamman. Trèas. T. H. THOMAS, Old Company Row, Bryna-nm&.n. 5072 "Trech Gwlad nag Argiwydd." EXCELSIOR BUILDINGS, DE WINTON STREET, TONYPANDY Telephone No. 77 P.O. Tonypandy. SATURDAY. OCTOBER 23, 1909.
Editorial Notes. Mr. Lloyd George has experienced many Rhondda demonstrations of welcome in the course of his brief but pregnant political career, but we venture to think that none of the past receptions can com- pare with this week's in the genuineness of its welcome and cordiality. It was a right royal welcome. It was so obviously sincere that even the "isilly Suffragettes perceived that it was too dangerous to ply their trade of interjecting Votes for Women in the Rhondda. No atmosphere in Wales is so saturated with affectionate loyalty for Mr. Lloyd George, and the political gipsies were well advised to take Dr. Thomas' paternal advice to desist, unless they wished to experience a form of closure which they would not easily forget. We have a right to expect, too, some discrimination, even from the hire- ling women and the headquarters that dictate their campaigns, in respect to the kind of meetings they think it right to disturb.. This visit of the Chancellor was not in any way associated with his Chan- cellorship or his political position. It was not a political visit, but that of a private member of a 'large and influential deno- mination who had honoured him to its presidential chair, and which he had accepted with the loyalty of good layman- ship. The address was not political, and what was still more remarkable, it was not in English, but in the language of the hearth and home—the language of reli- gious worship in Wales. As President of the Baptist Union of Wales, Noncon- formity in its deep permeating influence upon the character of the people naturally I would form the burden of his speech. In a land where three out of every four members of the religious communities are Free Churchmen, there must be a dominant influence reflecting the funda- mental principles animatinq' such an in- fluence. As Mr. George truly said, the national life was formed, the national character of the people, the country's present and future were forged in the smithy of Nonconformity. There is no doubt that Nonconformity, by its mem- bers and the widespread character of its establishment, has a moulding effect upon the democracy of Wales. In the past it has had the most impressible influence, and its one great bed-rock principle of religious equality has been felt always operating when any form of social equality was under consideration. The culture of the Welsh democracy is certainly in the power of Nonconformity. Everyone who has watched the advancement of Secon- dary and Higher Education in Wales, will recognise the democratic influence of Non- conformists in its promotion, but the children of the democracy which are solely dependent upon the Elementary Schools for what education thev can have, are not, we venture to think, to be equally felicitated; and we are bound to say, and we do it with full responsibility of the criticism we are making, not so generously equipped. Why this? In the higher realms of education the controlling agency, though largely Nonconformist, has also a large ingredient of control from other people who are not enrolled in the Nonconformist circle. We would like the Nonconformist representatives of the Principality who sway the Elemen- tary Schools to compare Mr. Lloyd George's facts and compliments in his lobservations on the Elementary Schools. In the compliment to the Rhondda, Mr. George learnt that the schools were ex- cellent. We have no desire to detract, but we felt that when he remarked, There were many districts of which they could not say this, but taking the places where they had the best elemen- tary education, that the children did not remain long enough in the schools to form their characters, to open up their minds, nor to make true scholars of them. This was one of the great and important mat- ters of the future, not only for Wales, but -for the whole of Great Britain." We wonder whether Mr. George knew when he exhorted thus that the Rhondda chil- dren could leave upon the equipment of a Fifth Standard education, and that this Standard is actually the lowest leaving Standard in Wales. We trust, therefore, that this part of his speech—important and significant as it was—will have imme- diate and practical exnression in the Rhondda, so that the Rhondda children be not handicapped by their leaving the schools, as Mr. George said, "just when their minds began to appreciate educa- tion." What is wanted in Wales is the right spirit infused into the machinery existing in the country. There is strength in the assumption made by Mr. George that the Chapels of Wales are sound educational centres. But though we quite agree that the tradition has wrought wonders in the intelligence of the peasantry, we have our misgivings that that splendid tradition is sustained to-day as in the old days. The Sunday School is losing its grip, and in its working there is too much Laodicean lukewarmness in the air. Institutions like that working at Noddfa must be universalised, and a regenerated enthusiasm of fidelity and loyalty must be revived. The function carried out in Pandy Square on Thursday was one which, we trust, will have many imitations in the Rhondda district. The name of the late Mr. Archibald Hood is one which deserves a fragrant record in the Mid-Rhondda area of the Rhondda. It is a far call to the time when he came to the Valley to begin the great enterprise—world-wide known as the Glamorgan Collieries. About forty years ago, the great industrial insti- tutions at Llwynypia were in a state of infancy, and few people were seen when the first piece of turf was removed which inaugurated the renowned works, which during his days, developed into immense proportions. That the memory, by Statue and Drinking Fountain, of one to whom the locality owes its communal origin does deserve such permanent records, all will agree. The district would be sin- fully negligent if it did not commemorate its history and creation in association with such a character. To us who knew how paramount a. personality the late Mr. Hood was among us, and how human in sympathy and generosity he always was in every attitude of citizenship in his days of supremacy, it is difficult to trans- late these noble qualities to the people of the present days. The relationship if master and men has undergone deep changes since those days. When he came here, there was no organised system of Federation with the men and no Owners' Association among the masters. Differences between Capital and Labour were then locally adjusted, and that was the time to estimate the real spirit of justice in the masterships prevailing. The change that has come over the methods of industrial relationship of master and men has obscured the human element in negotiation of disputes. The individual has been lost in the majority or the minority and business considerations, tactics and strategy have displaced the parental and patriarchal methods of reaching industrial understandings. Mr. Hood was a, splendid type of the primitive method. He was stern but yet tender. Long service, honest and faithful, he always recognised as a benevolent duty. Llwynypia Colliery had its roll of pen- sioners before the Compensation Acts came into play. Indeed, his proprietor- ship was grounded not on Mammon, but on brotherhood. Even when the new methods of Sliding Scale and Conciliation Boards became the adjusters of diffi- culties, he was always found on the tender' side in the crises of settlement. His seeming hardness in' the fight was very thinly coated, and his human quali- ties of mercy, charity and benevolence seldom failed to have the ascendant influence. Another irrefutable proof that as a master he wished to act squarely and fairly, was his great enthusiasm for the
gfj) First Spectacles. | When the eyes begin to fail, good optical advice should be taken at I once. On no account select spectacles for yourself.. It is most I important to have the eyes thoroughly tested by a properly tD Qualified Optician before obtaining glasses. WD P.APVI EC MT The Qualified Sight- r• vMrlY L, r.O.nm* testing Specialist, 16, High Street, Arcade, CARDIFF. And 15, Union Street, Swansea. (Between High Street and St. John's Square.)
Police Court, Porth, 30th…
Police Court, Porth, 30th Sep- tember- Mr. J H. Kendrick. To the Editor of the Rhondda Leader." Sir,—Your report of this case in your last issue was incorrect, inasmuch as defendant was not fined, the case being dismissed. If you will very kindly publish the "obiter dictum of Mr. T. P. Jenkins, the presiding magistrate, the error, I think, will be rectified. Mr. T. P. Jenkins saw no reason why a tradesman, especially when in the pur- suit of business, should not convey his wife or relations in the cart used by him for the purposes of his trade, and the law contained many little things that he would wish to see altered, but as the Bench were there to administer the law, and as they were satisfied that there was no intent on the part of defendant to evade payment of duty, they would there- fore dismiss the case on payment of the Court fees, 8s.—Yours faithfully, RICHARD HILL-MALE. Tonypandy, 13th Oct., 1909. [Mr. Hill-Male is under a misapprehen- sion. We did not state that defendant was fined,' but that the Bench held that the case had been proved, and defendant was ordered to pay the costs —8s." Had the case not been proved, there would have been no order for costs.—Editor, "Rhondda Leader."]
"Leah Kleschna" to visit Tonypandy.
"Leah Kleschna" to visit Tony- pandy. We have to announce a visit of that mag- nificent play, Leah Klesclina," which is to be played in Tonypandy in a fortnight's time. The play is to be presented by Messrs. H. Armitage and Arthur Leigh's Co., who also tour "Lucky Durham." Leah Kleschna is a play of great moral interest, and as the Times says :—" It is a play that hits you as the children say, bang in the eye." It was first produced at the New Theatre, London, in ] 905, where it had a remarkable run of over 12 months. Since then, it has been played in every tour of note throughout the Kingdom. The Company Messrs. Armitage and Leigh have chosen for this play is one of the strongest combination of artistes ever sent on tour. Included in the cast is Miss Bessie Rignold who plays "Leah" Miss Rignold is recognised to be one of the best dramatic artistes of the day, she having played practically every leading part in the legitimate drama of this country. Mr. William Clayton plays the part of Kleschna." Mr. Clayton is an actor of 30 yeai\s experience, and comes from a stock of solid practical artistes which is practically ex- tinct to-day, In fact, the whole of the com- pany are real artistes, who have been carefully chosen to fit their part. This wonderful play should prove a great attraction in Tonypandy.
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THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER AT YSTRADFECHAN. Standing: Dr. Lynn Thomas, Mr. J. Rowland, Mr. 0. M. Edwards, Mr. William Jenkins, J.P. Sitting: Sir Alfred Thomas, M.P., and the Right Hon. Lloyd George, M.P. Photo by] [Levi Ladd, Tonypandy education of his peonle. Before poundage could be assessed, he ordered that a school should be erected at his nersonal expense. Men of tyrant dispositions resent educa- tional opportunities. Ignorance is more manageable than intelligence. If he had been a feudal lord in spirit of manage- ment he would have discouraged estab- lishments for increasing intelligence, but to his eternal credit it must be said that one of his first orders to the headmaster of the school was Put what you want in black and white, and you shall have it." Llwynypia school children never had such a patron, and the school never such a manager. In social matters in the way of recreative institutions, cricket, concerts, lectures and school treats, his fatherhood of the place was a genuine communal responsibility. He was upright, honourable and just in his ways. His word was a bond, and straight dealing found in him a responsive and gracious consideration. And are not such men great and o-ood, from whom the needy and those who come for protection go not away with disappointed hopes and dis- contented countenances. Those that knew the Archibald Hood. we knew, will say, Capitalist notwithstanding, a finer type of master, friend and father never laboured in our famous Rhonddas.