HANDS LIKE RAW MEAT I A 'HERTHYR EXra^ in^rova« reporter has obtained ment. A lot of the inflammation ticulars of another great Zam-Buk -was gone and the sores looked triumph over most!obstinate and i|i|||§gLs7rf healthier. Night and morning I painful eczema that doctors and '¡i" dressed Annie's hands with Zam-Buk. cheap ointments were powerless 1 soon saw why Zam-Buk was doing overcome, ¥n. A. E. Rowlands, good. It seemed to just suit her Bridge House, Old Quaker's Yard, nr. tender skin and did not cause irritation Treharris, said to the pressman 1 and pain as mere ointments had done. ¡,¡,. Annie, my daughter, was quite a girl when Zam-Buk drew the bad matter from under the a rash broke out on her hands and wrists, skin, and when the sores were thoroughly Blisters formed, then burst and discharged blood cleansed they healed up splendidly. But more and matter. Scabs covered the sores, but the wonderful still, Zam-Buk grew discharge still oozed out. We tried in vain to A Complete New Skin atop Annie from scratching her hands; she over Annie's hands. This tissue proved so simply couldn t help tearing at the inflame healthy and strong that Annie was able to go and irritating skin. It was a sickening sight to to work. For five years she has worked regu- see the blood running down her fingers. Even larly and has never had the slightest trouble When her hands were covered the discharge with her hands. Zam-Buk worked a wonderful A Came Through the Bandages. cure and certainly proved far superior to all At times the sores dried up and the scabs ointments." peeled away, leaving patches of scaly skin that itched fearfully. But the sores always broke THE GREAT SKIN-CURE. ''Out again if Annie attempted to do any work. ——— I Both hands got like raw meat and were almost Zam-Buk is the one preparation that can be as red as tomatoes. Annie tried many a time relied upon to cure the most obstinate and tor- AI- .J i.- y.Art turing case of eczema. The herbal ingredients to work, but was always obhg d o gi Zam-Buk are so uniquely combined that the situation up. preparation possesses unparalleled disease des- r "We lived then at Llanidloes, Montgomery, troying and skin healing powers. Further, the Many doctors in that district were completely absolute purity of Zam-Buk, and its excep- beaten by Annie's obstinate case. A long course tional refinement enable the balm to sink easily of hospital treatment ate had ■, liW. good thit" effect as the doctors remedies, Annie often Another important point that distinguishes cried for hours with the wretched Zam-Buk from, and renders it superior to Irritation and Pain ordinary ointments and cheap salves or lini- T ments, is that the balm is entirely free from from the sores. When the hospital failed 1 rancid animal fats and mineral poisons which, went back to cheap ointments and lotions, but by reason of their coarseness and impurities, they only irritated her tender skin. Annie can only aggravate instead of cure skin disease. became so ill that we sent her for a change to Zam-Buk's ever-ready character, its soothing T. I • XT W I „ A — qualities, and constant reliability, have secured Bala, m North Wales. An old lady there £ a plac'e in every up_to-date home, and the hearing of Annie's severe case strongly advised balmisnowuniversally recognised'as theworld's Zam-Buk. Her daughter, she said, a nurse in greatest specific for eczema, ulcers, bad leg, piles, London, found it splendid in her professional ringworm, scalp disease, psoriasis, spreading work. Annie got a box of the balm. In less sores cracked hands festering and poisoned ii j.i -i-Lij i_ wounds, inflamed patches, and weeping slcin sur* than a week she wrote home and told us her faces_ Sold by chemists at 1/H, 2/9, or 4/6, or hands were a great deal better. direct at same prices, from the Zam-Buk Co., 44 When she came home I saw that Zam-Buk 45, Cow Cross St., London, E.C. owl Ina A A A STOUT ^SH3BEEZYAlCNDlP5 The Medical Magazine saps ff GOOD STOUT is a RARITY, and yet it is a palpable truism that STOUT medically considered, iSt taken all round, perhaps the 1 Most Valuable of Alcoholic Nutrients. ] Spirits stimulate, but do not nourish* Wines stimulate, but their I nourishing power is feeble, if any. The same applies to beer. 1 OAKHILL INVALID STOUT is the BEST PREPARATION we know of. It is particularly 1 well adapted for Nursing Mothers." I Sold in Cask and Bottle by our Agents in this district. 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Judge's "all, Trealaw. Hall Handed Over to the Public. Mr. Nicholas' Panegyric on late Judge. List of Trustees. The Judge's Hall, Trealaw, was crowded with an enthusiastic audience on Thurs- day evening last to witness the transfer- ence of the hall to the public. Mr. W. P. Nicholas, The Garth, presided, supported on the platform by Mr. Rhys Williams, the donor, who was accorded a magnifi- cent ovation. Mr. Nicholas said that it afforded him considerable pleasure to preside at the meeting, although he had been chosen to that office because he had to explain to the public of Trealaw and Tonypandy the conditions upon which the hall was handed over for the benefit of the public by the generous donor, Mr. Rhys Williams (ap- plause). The hall was handed over abso- lutely as a freehold site without any ground rent whatever, subject only to the condition that it was to be used and enjoyed by the public of Trealaw and the district immediately surrounding. That trust was reposed in the hands of twenty- five gentlemen whom Mr. Rhys Williams desired that he should name and a Com- mittee of Management (twenty-four in number), who would have to be elected by that audience, and Mr. Rhys Williams was anxious that he should repeat on his behalf that the deed of conveyance of the freehold of the site of the hall as well as the hall itself, was conveyed—to use a technical legal expression—in fee simple without any reservation of ground rent or anything of the kind to those twenty- five gentlemen, who would hold it in trust to manage it with the committee to be appointed that evening. The twenty-five gentlemen named as trustees were the following:—Mr. J. D. Williams, J.P., Clvdach Court; Mr. Leonard W. Llewelyn, M.E., Cambrian Collieries; Mr. D. W. Davies, J.P., Maesyffrwd, Tonypandy; Councillor Thos. Evans, miners' agent; Councillor David Williams; Councillor D. C. Evans; Mr. D. Charles, contractor; Mr. David Jenkins, Guardian; Dr. T. R. Llewellyn, C.O., Penygraig; Mr. T. P. John, schoolmaster, Trealaw; Mr. John Hopla, checkweigher; Mr. Noah Morgan, checkweigher, Penygraig; Mr. George Burton, checkweigher, Tonypandy; Mr. J. W. Jones, schoolmaster, Tonypandy; Mr. John Williams, Miskin Road; Mr. John Thomas, 3, Brithweunydd Road; Mr. Miles Miles, collier, Trealaw; Mr. Albert Cook, collier, Trealaw; Mr, David Evans, 45, Miskin Road, collier; Mr. Daniel Thomas, Trealaw, postmaster; Mr. Evan Williams, Fairfield; Mr. J. Owen Jones, Pandy Square, draper; Mr. John Rees, County Stores, boot merchant; Mr. J. W. Jones, Trealaw, and himself (Mr. Nicholas). Mr. Williams also desired him to explain that whilst the hall was primarily erected for the use of the tenants on his estate, he was satisfied that it could be applied to a much wider and more general purpose, and, therefore, in the selection of the trustees he had desired that it should be as wide as pos- sible, and embracing the district known as Mid-Rhondda (applause). He ventured to think that this determination on the donor's part would commend itself to the large audience. before him, and he (Mr. Williams) would have something to tell them directly with regard to the prin- ciple which he believed ought to be applied in the selection of the Committee of Management. They, of course, knew that the hall had been given them in memory of one whom he would confess that lie had great diffidence in speaking about, because he recognised that to a no small degree the position which he occupied that day was due to the late his Honour Judge Gwilym Williams—(cheers)—and he would prefer —and he said it with all sincerity-that someone other than himself should occupy the chair that evening, but he only con- sented to occupy the chair in response to the urgent request of Mr. Rhys Williams. He had already told them that his pre- sent position was to a considerable extent due to the kindness which he had received at the hands of his Honour Judge Gwilym Williams, and although some months had elapsed since he had gone to that bourne from which no traveller returned, yet he knew that in the hearts and memory of the poulation of Mid-Rhondda and the people of the great Rhondda he lived to-day (applause). He was a true son of the Welsh people (applause). At a time when it was not so popuar to own that one was a Welshman as it is to-day, he never shirkedto own it. He was kind- ness personified. He was generous to an extent that neither recognised creed nor party, and his memory would live with- out anv monument such as this noble building. Even if that hall had not been erected, his memory would live in the hearts and minds of Welshmen (applause). He would not really trust himself to speak of him as a judge. He (the speaker) had had the privilege during the declining years of the late Judge's life to appear before him perhaps more than any other advocate, and he knew perhaps more than any other man how, in the administration of justice, he ever thought and carried out the divine injunction to comfort the widow and the fatherless in their distress, which was, after all, the purest form of Christianity (applause). He knew the workmen. He had moved and had his being amongst them, knew the perils they had to undergo, the risks they incurred and the dread nature of their employment, and knowing these things, he was able to appreciate the con- dition under which they had to exercise their daily calling. He was a man whose loss they still deplored, and, as had been said by a greater leader of men than he professed to be, there had been times when they had longed for a touch of the vanished hand, and the sound of a voice that is still (applause). He could say much more, but they could see that he was moved too much by that which was more characteristic perhaps of the Celtic race than any other—emotion, and he was not ashamed to stand on that platform and confess that he was overcome by his feelings so much that he could not ex- press all he felt in his heart. This hall would ever stand as a memento to one of the greatest Welshmen that the nation had produced. It would stand for an upright and honourable judge who never allowed the mere technicality of the law to prevent him administering true justice (cheers). He saw there were a number of
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Bigamist's Strategy. House Decorator's Career of Deceit. Twelve Months' Sentence at Glamorgan Assizes. Frederick Armand Heranville (26), house decorator, was sentenced to twelve months' hard labour for bigamy at Gla- morgan Assizes (before Mr. Justice Coleridee) at Cardiff on Friday. The circumstances as detailed by Mr. St. John Francis Williams (instructed by Mr. S. O. Edwards, Tonypandy), who appeared for the prosecution, were that in September, 1903, prisoner was married to his first wife, Maud, at Jersey, he havin- represented to the woman's father that he was a man of property. It was subsequently discovered that prisoner had to leave Jersey owing to pecuniary diffi- culties, and they went to live at Bourne- mouth. Whilst at Bournemouth, prisoner wrote to his wife's father asking him to take his daughter back for a few months, as he had obtained a berth on some liner, which would necessitate his absence from home for some time. Under these con- ditions the wife's father took his daugh- ter back, and nothing more was known of prisoner until July or August, 1907, when he went to lodge with a man named Joshua Jones at Pentre, Rhondda Valley. Whilst lodging there prisoner became engaged to Jones' half-sister, but, luckily, before the marriage took nlace the engagement was broken off. Subsequently prisoner obtained his wife's address, and, although she was in a situation in France at the time, he induced her to come and live with him at Pentre. In consequence of his cruelty and neglect, however, the wife left him in a few weeks' time. Pri- soner next went to live at Llwynypia in a house kept by a man named Setter;the father of the girl with whom he was now charged with going through a form of marriage at the Pontypridd Registry Office on the 19th of June last. The only redeeming feature about the case, said Mr. Williams, was that prisoner had treated Miss Setter with every kindness and consideration. Mr. Bowen Davies, for the defence, pleaded for leniency. In passing sentence, the Judge charac- terised the offence as a very grave one. By strategy prisoner had ruined this woman, and had followed it up by vilify- ing his legal wife. There was no excuse for such conduct.
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young men in the audience, and he would urge them to take as an example that great and noble Judge. Here they had a hall erected to his memory by his generous son, and let them remember that it was, after all, only an expression in stone of the eloquent words written by one of the greatest poets of his age — Lives of great men all remind us, We can make our lives sublime, And departing leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time." (Applause). Mr. Nicholas concluded an impassioned speech with a glowing tribute to the generous donor, whom he described as a worthy son of a worthy sire, and who had already followed largely in the steps of his distinguished father. Mr. Rhys Williams then handed over the title deeds of the hall to Mr. J. D. Williams, J.P., one of the trustees, amidst tremendous applause. Addressing the audience, Mr. Williams said that he begged to thank them very much for the great reception they had given him. As they all knew, he had erected this hall to the memory of his father, as he thought—and rightly too, he believed—that a memorial of this sort would be very much more of what his father would have chosen than if he had erected a cold marble statue in some church or cathedral (applause). He felt that, if his father had a choice of some- thing to commemorate his life, he would have preferred some memorial put up in the Valleys he loved-a memorial which would be useful for all time to the people to whom he was devoted (applause). Few of them had had the same opportunity of realising the devotion with which he served the people of the Rhondda as he (the speaker) had. He knew that his father had practically devoted not only his fortune, but his whole life to the people of the Valley, whom he loved. He could have rigen to a, higher position than that which 1# attained—a position which he reached entirely by his own abilities and commonsense, but he steadfastly refused to leave the Valleys and the work which he was doing for the benefit of the Rhondda. He had many opportunities of leaving them, but he remained, and he (the speaker) believed that he had chosen the higher and the better path (applause). He had to thank Mr. Nicholas for the kind words he had spoken of his father, and he was happy to think that in a great measure they were deserved. He (the speaker) came before them that even- ing as a member of a class which was not very popular at the present time. He was a landowner, and what was, perhaps, worse, he was a royalty owner, but despite the fact that his father and his grandfather before him were landowners and royalty owners, both were in the deepest sympathy with the people. His grandfather worked and made his fortune among them, but he did not think that he made his fortune by taking anybody's bread. He had earned it and shared it, and he had not heard a word against Alaw Goch—(applause)—but he had heard much in his favour. What he had heard was that, whether as workman and finally as a rich man, he was always ready with his assistance wherever it was required. He trusted that his father carried on the same work and earned the same repu- tation, and his (the speaker's) only hope was that, when his time was done, he should also earn the same favour (ap- plause). His grandfather had started with nothing but his abilities, and worked himself up, whilst his father could also lay claim to the same achievement. Both were workers and able to sympathise-with fellow-workers, especially those who were not so successful as they were, and it was that sympathy which gained the love and affection which was showered upon both. He himself had been a worker for twenty years, and perhaps with some modicum of success. He was glad of the work, not because of the success it brought him, but because it brought him into touch with other noble workers, and he had learnt to sympathise as his father and grandfather had learned before him. He trusted that with the success that had come his way he would be able to be of some service to the people of Mid- Rhondda. He had every desire to carry out his father's deepest wishes, and he hoped that his sympathy with the people of Mid-Rhondda, would be a practical one, of which that hall was the first instalment (loud applause). Mr. Nicholas had informed them that he had handed over the hall without any restrictions. He had no misgivings what- ever that it would be used in a right and proper way. He had no wish to be on the committee, or one of the trustees, and the trustees he had chosen were drawn from all classes, but he had in- sisted that the greater portion of the committee should be working men (ap- plause). He was a great believer in the old Greek maxim, that the best good was the good of the greatest number, and hoped that the hall would be of the greatest use to the greatest number. He would ask them as a personal favour that fifteen of the committee should be work- ing men, and that ten of the number should be from Trealaw (applause). He hoped that the hall would be used not only for entertainment, but also for advancing instruction. It was his wish that the people should not only be enter- tained, but elevated (applause). Mr. J. D. Williams, in moving a hearty vote of thanks to the donor, said that a hall was greatly needed in the district, and he could assure Mr. Williams that his magnificent gift would be greatly appre- ciated for his own sake and for the sake of his father. Councillor Tom Evans, in seconding the motion, said it required no monument to keep green the memory of the late Judge. He had carved his name on something more substantial than stone and wood. He had carved it upon the hearts of the people—(loud applause)—and the stories of his kindness would be handed down from generation to generation. Mr. Rhys Williams, in acknowledging the vote of thanks, was hailed with musical honours. He declared that the best way to thank him was to make the best use of the hall. A list of persons were thereupon nomi- nated to act as committee, who will be balloted upon at a future meeting. During the evening, musical selections were rendered by the Mid-Rhondda Orpheus Glee Society, under the con- ductorship of Mr. Emrys Richards, Dr. and Mrs. Myler, and Mr. Wm. Williams. The singing of the National Anthem brought the proceedings to a close.