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Penny Readings.—The members of the Young People's Mutual Improvement Society of Bethany (C.M.) Church, Nanty- moel, held their penny readings on Satur- day evening last, under the presidency of the worthy pastor, the Rev. J. M. Phillips. These meetings are organised by Mr. Edward Lee, and, judging from the crowded audiences they are evidently greatly appreciated. The adjudicators were: —Music, Mr. Wm. Evans; litera- ture, Mr. T. Jacob Jones, B.A. Miss Eunice Phillips presided at the organ. The awards were: —Girls' solo, divided between Misses R. Miles and E. Hawke; freehand drawing, Master H. Owens; open solo (tenor or baritone), Mr. Wm. Thomas; spelling, Mr. Edward Davies; duet, divided between Mr. and Mrs. W. Exley, and Mr. Wm. Thomas and Mrs. T. James; first sight reading, Mr. A. Morgans; hymn-tune (competitors to be over 30 years of age), Mr. Wm. Thomas; impromptu speech, divided between Messrs. T. Morgans and A. Morgans. A hearty vote of thanks was accorded the chairman and adjudicators, on the motion of Mr. Walter Exley, seconded by Mr. Wm. Denley, after which the Doxology was sung. Bachelors' Tea.—A bachelors' tea was held at Horeb (E.Bi.) Vestry on Thurs- day last, the proceeds being in aid of Horeb Church funds. The attendance was exceptionally large, and the catering was highly appreciated by the guests. The following gentlemen presided at the tables: —Messrs. Lowe, Cross, Thomas, Joiner, Phillips, Evans, Stephens, Bert Allen, Bob Allen, and Davies, assisted by Messrs. Phillips, John, G. Gregory, W. Davies and Ernie Evans. The fol- lowing attended to the cutting of bread and bnttpr and cake: -Messrs. -.Lewis, M. Allen, Morris, Francis, T. Jones, J. Jones, Coates, and Wm. Cousins, while Mr. Thomas Lewis attended to the brew- ing. The orize for the best laid out table was awarded to Messrs. John Phil- lips and Wm. Evans, with Master Gurwen Gregory as waiter, upon the adjudication of Mrs. Mathias and Mrs. Lloyd. The Bachelors' Committee are to be compli- mented upon the excellent results of their labour. Mr. Daniel Gregory (Wyndham Schools) acted as secretary. Death.—We regret to report the death of Mr. Thomas Jones, of 7, Park Street, Nantymoel, who nassed away on Satur- day evening, after an illness lasting for some weeks. He leaves a widow and one child to mourn his loss. The interment took place on Thursday last at Blaenogwr Cemetery, when a large number attended the final rites. The Rev. H. R. Byatt officiated at the house and graveside. Dinam (C.M.) Literary Society.—The Young People's Society in connection with Dinam (C.M.) Church, Nantymoel, were entertained" to a most instructive and interesting lecture on Wednesday last on Dr. Lewis Edwards of. Bala," by Mr. J. W. Jones, Llanharran Street, Nantymoel. Mr. T. Jacob Jones, B.A., presided, and a large number of members were present. The following gentlemen took part in the discussion on the paper: —The Rev. J. T. Davies. Messrs. John Edwards, John M. Jones, John R. Evans and Edwin Jenkins. A vote of thanks, proposed by Mr. J. T. Richards and seconded by Mr. John Edwards, concluded a pleasant evening. Lantern Entertainment.—On Weane* da.y afternoon last, under the auspices oi Bethany (C.M.) Church, IMaenogwy, a children's entertainment, atitted j dt Larkins and His Lantern," was given at Bethany. The lecture was illustrated by a series of amusing lantern views, mani- pulated by the Rev. J. T. Davies, 01 Dinam, while the onerous duty of lec- turer was taken by the Rev. J. M. Phillips, Bethany. The entertainment was greatly enjoyed by a large crowd of juveniles, who showed their appreciation by hearty rounds of laughter and loud applause. In the evening, a service of song, entitled Riches and Rags," was given before an appreciative audience. given before an appreciative audience. The service was illustrated by 50 magni- ficent slides. Solos, duets, and choruses were rendered by the choir, under the able conductorship of Mr. Wm. Lloyd. Miss Eunice Phillips ably presided at the organ. The lantfern (kindly lent for the occasion by Dinam C.M. Church) was well manipulated by the Rev. J. T. Davies and Mr. Jones. The connective reading was excellently done by the Rev. J. W. Bryant. The Rev. J. M. Phillips, the esteemed pastor of Bethany, presided. I Re-opening Services.—The re-opening I services in connection with Hope (E.C.) Church, Blaenogwy, took place on Sun- day last, when the Rev. T. Hirwain Jen- kins, the ponular pastor of Hope, and the Rev. W. Dyfodwg Davies, Morriston, preached stirring and eloquent discourses to large and enthusiastic congregations. The singing of special anthems and hymns by the choir, under the skilful leadership of Mr. John Isaac, was inspiring. Mr. Samuel Gillard, at the organ presided in his usual effective manner. the sacred new edifice looks most attractive, and fills a much-desired need in this nonulous part of Nantymoel. The pastor and church are to he highly praised for the magnificent success that has attended their onerous and energetic labours. The services will be continued during the next two weeks, when the ministers of the Valley will assist at the various services. The collections towards the building fund have already reached a gratifying sum.

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