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A Band of Hope entertainment was held at Hermon Chapel. Tonypandy, on Thursday last, Mr. J. Lewis presiding. The following took part: —Misses B. John (Trealaw), E. Thomas (Trealaw), and D. James (Blaenclydach). A duet was given by Misses A. and K. Williams (Tony- pandy). Recitations were given by Mr. F. Popham (Tonypandy), Mrs. M. Brimble (Blaenclydach), Misses G. Phillips and B. Lewis (Tonypandy). A very humorous dialogue, entitled Deaf as a Post," was also given. The Band of Hope Choir (under the leadership of Mr. L. Evans) also contributed to the programme. The English Congregational Church held their harvest festival services on Sunday last, when the pastor, Rev. E. Walter Thomas, preached appropriate sermons. On Monday, a tea took place, and in the evening the usual sale of fruit and vegetables was held. The English Wesleyan Chapel, Tony- pandy, are holding a week's special mis- sion during this week, the Rev. Charles Rose, of Letchworth, being the special missioner, The services commenced on Sunday last, -| fy~t f\ What does it ean ? The date I ( J_vf. the Sun Insurance Office \vas established The cost of insuring an ordinary dwelling-house, or its contents, for a year against risk of fire is only about 16 per £ 100 -Agent, W. D. Jones," Rhondda Lender. Office Excelsior Buildings, Tonypandy. (-76/24 DUNN'S NEW BOOT STORES, near New Empire, DUNRAVEJNf STREET, TONYPANDY, NOW OPEN, NOW OPEN, with a full surmly of their well- known HARD-WEARING BOOTS. HAVE YOU GOT YOUR PLATE? 5056 Tonyrefail.
On Monday last, the funeral took place of the late Miss F. Evans (sister of Mr. Robert Evans, the Lawn Farm, near Tonyrefail). The funeral service was held at the Parish Church, Llantrisant, where deceased was interred in the family grave. Deceased was a member of a well- known and highly respected family, and there were a very large number of rela- tives and friends present at the funeral. The Rev. J. G. Lewis officiated at the house, and the Revs. D. T. Griffiths (vicar), D. J. Thomas and D1. Davies at the eraveside. Treherbert
On Monday last the members of the orchestras at Messrs. Poole's Theatres, Maes teg and Treherbert. made a presen- tation to Mr. J. H. Stephens (late mana- ger of the above theatres) of a beautiful silver-mounted salad bowl and servers. Mr. Stephens some time ago severed his connection with the above theatres, and the presentation was made as a token of their respect and good wishes. Felicitous speeches were indulged in, Mr. Stephens suitably responding, T-E GREAT WELSH REMEDY.
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Half-yearly preaching services were held at Gosen (C.M.) Chapel on Saturday evening and Sundav last, and were largely attended. The officiating ministers were the Rev. J. Morgan Jones, Cardiff, and D. E. Thomas, Morriston. Collections were taken at each service. Ainon (W.B.) Chapel also held their half-yearly services on Sunday, when the Rev. Harris Rogers, B.A., Mountain Ash, officiated. There were good gatherings. At Ramah Vestry on Friday evening, the members of Ramah Juvenile Choir were presented with a photo of the choir conductor, Mr. Tom Williams, Seng- henydd Street. The photos—150 in num- ber—were given by Mr. Gomer Skym, Royal Liver agent, Cardiff Street, to mark the success of the conductor and choir. Mr. D. J. Miles' Orchestra has been engaged at the Rink," and proves quite a success. Tabernacle (E.W.) Church held their anniversary services on Sunday last at the Ambulance Hall. Collections were taken towards the new church debt. Special services were conducted at the Ambulance Hall on Sunday, under the auspices of Tabernacle (E.W.) Church, when large numbers attended. Princi- pally officiating were the Rev. W. J. Britten (superintendent minister) Pen- tre, Messrs. Charles Dawe and H. J. Lewis. Choice hymns, duets, quartets, solos, recitations, and action songs were given by the Tabernacle Choir, conducted by Mr. A. G. Shepherd. The accom- panists were Messrs. W. H. Jones and Willie Watts. Collections were taken towards the debt on the new church. A rumour is going the round at Tre- orchy that a hall is to be erected for the use of the Abergorchy workmen. Such an institution would meet with general approval in the district. The Park and Dare workmen are ahead of the Aber- gorchy workmen in matters of this kind. They already boast of the Park and Dare Workmen's Institute, the Park Work- men's Institute, and the Park Workmen's Hall. An eight-days mission is in progress at the Station Road Chapel this week, the following ministers officiating: -Revs. A. Wynne Thomas, M.A.. Swansea; Ambrose Williams, Tonypandy; Daniel Davies, Nazareth, Pentre; F. W. Cole, Cardiff and M. H. Jones, B.A., Ton. On Wednesday evening, the induction ser- vice of the Rev. T. J. Williams, Watts- town, as pastor took place.
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Ton-Pentre. On. Saturday last, the remains of Mrs. Elizabeth Mien Jones, of 25, Whitefield Street, Ton, were conveyed to their last resting place at Treorchy Cemetery, amidst manifestations of regret. Deceased, who was an ex-P.T. at Pontrhondda Mixed Schools, had but been married for nine weeks. During her last week at school she was known to complain of a severe cold, which subsequently developed serious consequences, and after a week's severe illness she succumbed, to the con- sternation of all her friends. Deceased was much admired and respected by her large circle of friends, testimony of which was evidenced on Saturday the coffin being surmounted by a number of floral tributes, including two wreaths from her colleagues at Pontrhondda, one from Bodrincallt Schools, whilst the English Congregational Chapel and Sunday School, at which deceased worshipped, also sent wreaths. The services, both at the house and graveside, were performed by the Rev. T. D. Jones, Bodringallt, who spoke in praise of the bright career thus nipped in the bud. Our sympathies are extended to the bereaved husband and Borrowing members of the family. b Mardy.
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Dinas Primitive Methodists held their harvest thanksgiving services on Sunday last. The Rev, J. J. Hodson, M.A., the Circuit minister, occupied the pulpit. On Monday evening, a successful concert DUNN'S NEW BOOT STORES, near New Empire, DUNRAVEN STREET, TONYPANDY, NOW OPEN, NOW OPEN, with a full supply of their well- known HARD-WEARING BOOTS. HAVE, YOU GOT YOUR PLATE? fi056 Maesteg
Opening Ceremony.—On Wednesday, the 20th inst., the openig of the Garth Workmen's Public Library and Institute took place. The chair was taken by Mr. Francis Cox (chairman of the Institute Committee), who gave a short address, and then called upon Mr. Vernon Hartshorn to nroceed with the opening ceremony. Mr. Hartshorn highly eulogised the workmen of Garth Colliery on the noble effort they had made in building such an excellent hall, both for their own use and the use of the public. The fol- lowing gentlemen also delivered short addresses —-Alderman E. Thomas (Coch- farf), ex-Mayir of Cardiff; Mr. E. EL Davies, C.C., Mr. T. C. Evans (Cadrawd), Mr. John J.P., the Revs. Teify Davies and Rees Walters. An interest- ing musical programme was also presented during the evening, Harvest Thanksgiving Sei-,vices.On Sunday last, the annual harvest thanks- giving services were held in connection wih the English Congregational Church, when the Rev. J, W, Zeal preached very eloquent sermons, Entertainment.—On Tuesday evening, the 19th inst., an entertainment was held in connection with the Bethlehem (Eng- lish Methodist) Mutual Improvement Society, when an interesting programme was gone through. Death.—Mr. Charles Griffin, landlord of the Garth Hotel, Maesteg, ex-police ser- §eant, died suddenly on Sunday last. The eceased, who was 50 years of age, was three weeks ago removing some lead pipes in his cellar, when he slipped and sus- tained a fractured leg. THE days are getting darker. If yon I_ want your rooms to look brighter, use Bagley's Y Goreu Furniture Paste (which does not finger mark). Sold everywhere in Id., 3d. and 6d. tins. One customer said Mr. Bagley, you have no need to advertise, your Paste advertifiefi itself." 5006 Death.—It is with sad regret that we record the death] of the Rev. W. R. Oatton, pastor of the English Wesleyan Church, Castle Street, Maesteg. The deceased passed away on Sunday after a very long illness. The funeral took place on Thursday. Penygraig.
The Land in its relation to Poverty and Unemployed was the subject of a very interesting paper read by Mr. Griffith J. Thomas to the members of the Penwraig Literary Society on Wednes- day evening. Mr. Rees R. Davies pre- sided. Messrs. Owen Davies, Wm. Grier, Eddie Charles and Wm. Williams took part in the discussion which followed. DUNN'S.NEW BOOT STORES, near New Empire, DUNRAVEN STREET, TONYPANDY, NOW OPEN, NOW OPEN, with a full supply of their well- known HARD-WEARING BOOTS. HAVE YOU GOT YOUR PLATE? 5056 All Skin diseases can be cured by using Dr. Douglas' Ointment, Is. „ Soap, 7id. Sole Agent-JOHN DAVIES; 4932 The Cash Chemist, TONYPANDY. Ynyshir.
The English Wesleyans held their anni- versary services on Sunday last, when the Rev. H. T. Wright, Newport, Mon., and the Rev. T. Phillips, Bethany, Ynyshir, officiated. A feature of the singing was the anthem, Mr. Alfred Dean conduct- ing. Mr. James Jones ably acted as organist. On Monday, a very successful tea was held, a large number of visitors attending. Attending at the prettily laid and loaded tables were —Mrs. Jennings Mrs. Jeffreys. Mrs. Dando, Miss Gilbert,' Miss Davies (Glyn Villa), Miss Taylor, Messrs. Geo. Stokes and Johnny Gomer. Preparing the food, &c., were Mrs. Nicholls, Miss Taylor, Mrs. Martin, Mrs. Tripp, Mrs. Fisher, and Mrs. Arthur Tripp. Performing other useful services were: -Messrs. Walter Gilbert, Thomas Jones, and James Nicholls. The secre- tary of the event was Mr. Percy J. Martyn, ably assisted by Mr. James Jones. A very interesting entertainment was igiv-en later, when Mr. James Nicholls presided. Contributing to the programme were:—Messrs. T. Fielding and James Jones, Miss Lily Fisher, and a trio com- posed of Mr. J. Jones and friends. The remainder of the programme was made up of fine gramophone selections on the instrument of Mr. Henry Gulling. Ths space is reserved for the 66 RA MANNINA (Trade Mark) HERBAL OINTMENT. QURE FOR CANCER, &c- MANNINA is made up in three different strengths as No. I. Full. Cancer, &c., cure., at 2 9, 4/6, and 8/6 per pot. No. II. Medium. For all poisoned -vounds, at 1/lb, 2/9, and 4/6 per pot. 1 j. III. Mild. For all skin diseases, at lilt, 2/9, and 4/6 per pot. It is sold by the following Dispensing Chemists: J. DAVIES. U. Dunraven Street, Tonypandy T. DAVIE-1. B'idge Pharmacy Porth D. E. DAVIES, Treorchy. EMRYS ieVANS, Ab*rd'are. OLIVER DAVIES, Mill Sweet, Pontypridd D GEORGE, 153, Bute Strest Treherbert DAVID GEORGE, M.R.P.S Ph. 0., Centra) Drug Stores, Pentre. Or can be obtained direct from the Bolt Proprietors: THE MANNINA HERBAL OIN1 MENT COMPANY, Main Street. Fishguard. Note.—Please write for free "Booklet." 3580
Treorchy. The quarterly meetings of Ramah Sun- day School were held on Sunday last, the services being presided over by Messrs. Evan Brunt, Samuel Thomas, and Watkin Jones, M.B. At the morning meeting, Mr. David Richards read an excellent paper, and Mr. Wm. Evans (deacon) gave an address. The following took part during the afternoon and evening meet- ings —Maggie Jane Morgans, Annie Davies, T. J. Williams, Willie Vaughan, ae Davies, Lizzie M. Salathiel, Miriam Harries, Gwen Jones, Edith Thomas and friends, Cassie Williams, Mary Ann John and friends, Maggie J. Jones, Arianwen Richards. Nellie Owen, Lydia Morgan, May Thomas, Elizabeth Ann Jones, Islwvn Evans, Mr. C'. Miles, Wm. Henry Williams David, Stonewall, and Elwyn Cleaver, Tommy Salathiel, Llewellyn Jones, Thomas L. Thomas, Tom Williams, the Misses Booth and Lewis (Temple of Fashion), John Thomas, A.C.V., Elizabeth Evans, Mrs. James Williams, who sang He was despised," and the Sunday School Class of Miss M. H. Watkins (headmistress of Blaenycwm Schools). Miss Minnie Ashton proved an efficient accompanist, while Messrs. Idris Thomas and David Hughes discharged the secretarial duties. The Ramah Juvenile Choir, under the conductorship of Mr. Tom Williams, gave many excellent selec- tions. It will perhaps be of interest to note that the Abergorchy Ambulance Hall was on Thursday last reopened for skating purposes, and the enthusiasm therein has already attained a creditable height. The floor is wholly of the maple type. A very edifying evening was spent by the Treorchy Literary Society last week, when a debate took place between Dr. Fergus Armstrong and Mr. Stanley Jones on Should the Censorship of Plays be Abolished? A discussion of a very animated character ensued.
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Cwm pare. Successful anniversary preaching ser- vices were held at Bethel (E.B.) Chapel on Sunday and Monday evening last. The pulpit was occupied by Prof. Chance, Cardiff University, and the Rev. Daniel Hughes, Pontypool .formerly of Llanelly). Some excellent sermons were delivered by the rev. gentlemen and were appreciated by large congregations at each meeting. The singing, under Mr. John Brown, reached a high standard, and Mr. John Curwen Thomas presided at the organ. Collections were made in aid of the church funds. Cwmparc folk were gratified to receive a visit last week from their old friend, Morgan Edwards (Morgan Good Templar), who, after a lifetime of coal-mining in Park Colliery is now rusticating in the country. It goes without saying that he is a. tremendous admirer of the Hon. Lloyd George, and his visit synchronised with that of the Chancellor to Treorchy. It is rumoured that old Morgan had the privilege of shaking him by the hand and huskily voicing his thanks for the Old Age Pension. Morgan still indulges in his passion for oratory, and was given an ipportunity to coruscate at Salem on Sun- day evening. He still flourishes the pic- turesque bandana handkerchief which at Sunday meetings was his inseparable com- panion. Buffaloism has for some time been a dormant power in Cwmparc, but last Thursday evening the local lodge at Park Hotel was reopened with great success. Mr. Tom Herbert is again at the secre- tarial helm. and several grandees from other Rhondda lodges were present to give their blessings. Insults" were thrown broadcast and" slwallowed" with the customary enthusiasm.
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Ystrad. The funeral of Mrs. Mary Jane Maddock (31), wife of Mr. Wm. Thos. Maddock, Commercial Hotel, Ystrad-Rhondda, took place on Saturday last, at Nebo (W.B.) Burial Ground, Ystrad-Rhondda, the officiating ministers being the Revs. H. James, Bargoed, and Anthony Williams, Nebo, Ystrad. The mourners included: —Mr. Wm. Thos. Maddock (husband); Misses Edith Lily, and Mary Ann Bennett (sisters); Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Prosser (brother-in-law and sister); Mr. and Mrs. R. White (brother-in-law and sister-in-law); Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Davies (brother-in-law and sister); Mr. William Bennett (brother); Mr. and Mrs. Abel Evans. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Evans, and Mr. and Mrs. T. Bateman (cousins) Mr. and Mrs. Eivans, Taff Street (uncle and aunt); Mrs. Jabez Edwards (cousin): Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Heath (brother-in-law and sister-in-law); Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Jenkins (brother-in-law and sister-in- law) Mr. and Mrs. Richard Maddock brother-in-law and sister-in-law); Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Barclay (uncle and aunt) Mrs. James, Pontypridd (aunt) Mr. and Mrs. Jones, Mr. and Mrs. D. Evans, Mr. D. Francis, and Messrs. Harry, Tom and Ben Evans (cousins). Floral tributes were sent by the following: —Mr. W. T. Maddock (husband); Mr. R. Maddock; Mr. and Mrs. Barclay; Mrs. Painter; and the Ystrad-Rhondda Conservative Club. The funeral arrangements were conducted by Messrs. H. Williams and Son, undertakers, Ystrad-Rhondda. The coffin was of best polished oak, with heavy silver fittings. The funeral of Mr. Meshach Hopkins (65), 44, Gelligaled Road, Ystrad-Rhondda, took place on Tuesday, the 26th inst., at Treorchy Cemetery, the officiating minis- ter being the Rev. Anthony Williams, Nebo. Ystrad-Rhondda. The mourners included —Mr. and Mrs. Richd. Hopkins (son and daughter-in-law): Mr. Evan Hopkins (son); Mr. Ivor Hopkins (grand- son) Mr. and Mrs. John J. Davies. butcher (brother-in-law and sister) Mrs. Ann Evans (sister); Mrs. M. Hopkins (sister-in-Iiaw) Mir. and Mrs. Richard Evans ironmonger (nephew and niece) Mr. and Mrs. Christmas Evans (nephew and niece); Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Davies (nephew and niece); Mr. Egbert Da ties, butcher (nephew); Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hopkins (nephew and niece); Messrs. William, Richard, and Zachariah Hopkins (nephews); Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Evans, Porth (nephew and niece); Mr. and Mrs. W. J. MoMendley (nephew and niece) Mr. and Mrs. Morris. Swan Hotel, Peny- crraig (cousins) Mr. Eziah Llewellyn, Penygraig (cousin): Mr. Thomas Rees and Mrs. Ann Phillips (cousins). Floral tributes were sent by Miss Williams, Y strad-Rhondda and from members of Ystrad-Rhondda Conservative Club. De- ceased was for many years huntsman to the Ystrad and Pentyrch Hounds, and was highly respected. The funeral arrange- ments were conducted by Messrs. Howell Williams and Son, undertakers, Ystrad- Rhondda.
Ogmore Vale. Liberal Meeting.—An enthusiastic meet- ing under the auspices of the Mid-Gla- morgan Liberal and Labour Association was held on Monday night at Bethlehem (W.B.) Vestry to renew the Association in the locality, in view of the pending General Election, and a large number attended. Alderman Llewellyn, J.P., occupied the chair, and at the outset the following resolution was moved by Mr. R. J. Bennett, and seconded by Mr. J. Lewis: That this meeting records its entire agreement with the proposals of the Budget for taxing monopolies and socially-created wealth, and particularly for securing a complete valuation of all the land in the United Kingdom, holding this to be essential to any policy of land and social reform. It further hopes that the Government will resist any mutilation of their proposals which must result in increased employment, better housing for the people, and greater prosperity for our national industries and also pledges itself to heartily support the Government in carrying the Budget into law, and in suarding the constitutional rights of the House of Commons." The meeting was then addressed by Mr. Edgar Jones, M.A., lecturer of the Welsh National Liberal Association, who made a rousing speech in support of the Budget and other leading measures. The chairman put the resolution to the meeting, and it was carried without a dissentient. Anniversary.—The anniversary services in connection with the English Congre- gational Chapel were held on Sunday and Monday last, when the Rev. J. Maldwyn Jones, B.A., Southampton, officiated. The attendance at each meeting was excel- lent, and good -collections were made towards liquidating the building debt. Successes.—We are pleased to report another success of the Harmonic Society under Mr. Wm. Davies, which carried off the first prize at an eisteddfod at Nanty- moel on Saurday, the 23rd inst. Mr. Gwilvm Kinsey was also successful in the bass solo competition. At the same meet- ing, some surprise was created over the result of the ambulance competition, the Ogmore 2nd Squad taking the prize in the face of their first squad, Nantymoel and Gilfach. Social.—The Young People's Society of Hermon (C.M.) Chapel celebrated their opening meeting of the winter months by holding a social tea on Wednesday even- ing. the 20th inst. The rest of the even- ing was enjoyably spent in a competitive meeting, when solos, recitations, speeches, &c.. were rendered by members. Alder- man Llewellyn, J.P., presided. We under- stand that meetings will be held weekly, when papers on popular subjects will be read. Mrs. T. Llewellyn was chosen secre- tary for the session. Hockey.—Ogmore Vale played their first home fixture on Saturday last, when thev met the Swansea Y.M.C.A. on the Crossing Field. Swansea put out a strong team, but the homesters were by no means at full strength. The visitors soon pressed and scored from a rush. This proved to be the only score of the, first half. The second half was of an even character, and Ogmore scored through Joe Davies. A draw was a fitting con- clusion to a game which was played in a downpour of rain.
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Junior League under Northern Union rules at Treherbert, the local Northern Union organisation called a meeting of all persons interested on Wednesday last. If four teams can be formed in the dis- trict, the Northern Union Committee will put up a set of gold medals for competi- tion. Very small interest was taken in the meeting, and so the offer falls through. Special preaching services were held on Sunday at Emmanuel (E.C.) Chapel, the Rev. J. Sinclair Evans, Swansea, officiat- ing. Collections were taken in aid of the church funds. The annual tea party was given to the children of tne St. Mary's Church Band of Hope at the Schoolroom last Thursday evening. The children thoroughly en- joyed their treat. After tea, the time was pleasantly passed in enjoyable par- lour games. Mrs. Evans (vicar) and Misses Florrie Lewis and A. Clark (con- ductress of the Band of Hope Choir) ren- dered valuable assistance at the tables. A presentation meeting and smoking concert was held last Monday evening at the Wyndham Hotel in honour of Mr. David Griffiths, Tynewydd, who was departing on the following day (Tuesday) for India, where he had accepted an ap- pointment connected with mining under the Indian Government. Mr. J. Ritson, M.B. (manager of Tynewydd Collieries), presided. The presentation to Mr. Griffiths was made by Mr. Livingstone Perkins, the gift being a gold ring, inscribed with his initials, and a handsome dressing case. Mr. Perkins said it afforded him the greatest of pleasure to present Mr. Griffiths with the gifts on behalf of his numerous friends, and more especially the members of the old Gwalia Wen Male Voice Party, of which he had been a member (cheers). In responding, Mr. Griffiths said that he could not adequately express his thanks for their great kind- ness—a kindness which he would never forget. He sincerely hoped that ere long he would be home with them again. Mr. Iago Picton and others also made complimentary speeches, and musical and other items: were contributed by the fol- lowing:—Messrs. Edward Edwards, Ben Ivor Davies, Edward Griffiths, Ben Thomas, John Jones, D. B. Hooper. Sam Sheppard, Livingstone Perkins, William Todd, and Roger Thomas. Messrs. Danl. Williams and Lewis J. Jenkins accom- panied. 12 Bladed Safety Razors. The Ever Ready at 5/ the Gillette at '21/- Local Agent- tt. T. Jones, The Tram Terminus, Treherbert. 4893 f- R '1'