■■ 11 M M 99 ,IP M GRIFFIN AND D A VIES APTC NOW OFFERING SEED POTATOES ► | (GUARANTEED TRUE TO NAME), < » Of all kinds and of the Best Quality ever sold in the District, and would specially [ draw the attention of the public to the quality and ascertain Prices > before buying elsewhere. ► WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. ► ► ► 7* ► < | ADDRESSES: IS and 14, Vere Sheet, Gadoxton, ] 1 1 « e And Holton Road, Baity Dock, i > ► < 4 t ¿ & A& Â Â ¿£ Â& Ã£ && ¿ ÂÃ A Â& A& Â& Â& Â& A& Â Â& Â& ÅÃ Â& A- A. Â. Ã
FOOTBALL. SATURDAY'S FIXTURES. RUGBY. PENYGRAIG v. BARRY.—To be played at Penygraig. Train leaves Barry at 2.30 p.m. Barry team:-Back, Another; three-quarters, W. Gameson, (capt.), T. Dowdeswell, Owen Thomas, and Kinsley half-backs, F. Dyer and T. Slocombe; forwardq, 1. Lewis, W. Yeo, F. Bartle, W. Tame, Smith, F. Lewis, J. Jones, and P. Cloke. ASSOCIATION. BARRY V. PONTLOTTYN.-At the Unionist Field, Buttrills Road. Barry tea a—Goal, Sutton; backs, Green and Picken; half-backs, Ramsdale, J. Sheldon (capt.), and Callaghan forwards, G. Thursby, 1. Shiddon, Ki! g, W. H. Morgan, and C. Jones. Kick off 3 p.m.
IRISH FOOTBALL TEAM AT BARRY. VISIT LAST SUNDAY. MEMORIES OF A PAST VISIT. The football team wearing the Shamrock of Auld Ireland, after vanquishing the Welshmen in the presence of over 40,000 spectators on the Cardiff Arms Park last Saturday, were induced to spend Sunday in Wales, too. On that day they visiter Barry Island, whither they were ca-riedin a four- horse brake. This time there is little to record, except that they enjoyed themselves immensely but there still linger fragrant "memories of their last Sunday visit to this district in 1895. That year they were driven to the: Colcot Arms, and the date is fixed well in the mind of the landlord. They fairly took possession of the house One of Cardiff's most prominent three- quarters became barman in a trice and dispensed the drinks to the boys of Erin, and afterwards an adjoul nment was made to a neighbouring field to play a game of football with each other s hats. Their condition after this might be better imagined than described A cornet" as missing-a brightly shining and splendid instrument. Search for this proved vain, but the landlord was treated to a parting blast just to remind him that they had it after bll The landlord was really thankful that they went, cornet and all; but in a day or two the instrument was returned to remind him of his roysiering but singularly good-hearted customers
Barry School Board. TO BUILDERS. CLIVE ROAD SCHOOL, BARRY ISLAND. TENDERS are invited for the Erection of the L MIXED DEPARTMENT in connection with the above School. Plans and Specification may be seen at the office of the Architect. Mr G. A. Birkenhead, Caledonian Chambers, St Mary Street, Cardiff, from whom Bills of Quantities can be obtained upon payment of JE2 2s, which will be returned upon the receipt of a bona-fide Tender. Tenders, endorsed "Tender for Clive Road School," to be sent to the undersigned not later than 7 o'clock p.m., on Thursday, April 6th next. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. W. H. LEWIS, Clerk. School Board Offices, Barry, March 23rd, 1899. BEN THOMAS, JJOUSE AND ESTATE AGENT, 3, REGENT-STREET, BARRY DOCK, Has the following PROPERTIES TO LET: BARRY- A good Shop, with fine frontage excellent bake- house low rent • 17, Park Crescent: Th.s is a house situate in a good position five bedrooms, bath, hot and cold water 10s. BARRY DOCK- 8, Evans Street, in good condition, 68 111, 123, Merthyr Street 7a Houses in George Street, 8s 6d. 4, Coigne Terrace, 7s 2 and 3, Robert-street, 8s Everard Street, highly respectable neighbour- hood very convenient; 7s 6d y CADOXTON- One or two Horses in Chilcote Street, 6s One House in Dovedale Street, 6s, Tydvil Street (bath, pleasant position,) 6s 6d Milward Road, 6s. Llewellyn Street, 5s. Chesterfield Street, six-roomed house 58 6d 20, Fairford Street, 5s 6d. 2, Church Road (Shop,) low rent. Arthur Street, splendid cottages, bath, long gardens, high walls, 6s Also Henry Street and Palmerstown Road, 6s. Shops in frout of the Bassett Arms Hotel, good improving position, very low rent ,to good appli- cants.
CORRESPONDENCE. [We do not hold ourselves responsible for the views expressed by our correspondents.—ED.] TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS. RADICAL.—We have inquired re the subject of your letter, and nnd it is Dot as you ask. No object can, therefore, be served by inserting your letter. Your other matter will appear when the present exigences of space are satisfactorily overcome. THE SOFTENING OF WATER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE BARRY HERALD." DEAR SIR,-In answer to Dr Percy Smith's letter in your last issue, in which the worthy Doctor, assisted by counsel (i.e., Mr Waite), took a whole column of your valuable paper to air his knowledge" upon the above subject, I presume, as an ordinary working man ratepayer with just a little knowledge," which may or may not be dangerous (to the doctor), I may venture to return to the charge and repeat that Barry water has a permanent hardness which cannot be re- moved to any "marked" degree. And as the Doctor himself adrrits that after all the expense of laying down plant, high rates, &c., we would still not have a really soft water "-and I may say that, at nine degrees of hardness, we would be three degrees harder than the water of Glasgow before they started any softening process whatever —the only radical cure would be to alter our so rce of supply, though I say, in the interest of "health," it would be wiser to hold on to our present plentiful supply than to change it for one which might be somewhat curtailed. Dr Smith asserts that our present supply is composed mostly of water of a temporary hard- ness, and that such hardness is easily let duwn by boiling. I advise Dr SmitTi to apply to the house- wives and washerwomen of the district for an answer upon that point. As a medical man, he also parades before our notice the inevitable germ bogie and imaginary injury to health caused by using hard water. I refer him to a book on Water Supply by Joseph Parry, M.Inst.C.E., where it states It has yet to be proved that hard or lime water has any injurious effect upon the human system." Dr Smith also touches upon the causes of boiler explosions, and I ask that if, as he states, boilers and pipes become "completely blocked" by in- crustation, how does water reach the boiler to cause an explosion ? Before such a phenomenon could possibly happen the householders would have been greatly disturbed by the rumblings and noises in boiler and pipes. I again refer Dr Smith to a book by Frederick Dye (oui highest authority) on Domesuc Hot Water Supply," where it says, on page 351:—"To the best of my belief, no kitchen boiler explosion has ever been traced to stoppage by incrustation deposits." I conclude by saying that Dr Smith has only brought up, as a kind of re-hash, the same scheme which Mr Waite placed before the Council some time ago, and which was rejected, possibly owing to the large outlay for a small possible return of benefit. It would thus appear that just at present Dr Smith is giving us more soft soap than he is ever likely to give us soft water."—I am, &c., March 20, 1899. E.B.S. This correspondent has been mistakenly named E B.T." BARRY DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION- WEST WARD. TO THE EDITOR OF THE "BARRY HERALD SIR,-The members of the Operative Bricklayers Society (Barry Branch), of which I am the secre- tary, haviDg seen that Mr R. Hughes claims to be the Trades Unionist nominee. They have directed me to repudiate having taken any part in his nomination as a candidate for the West Ward at the forthcoming election, and they are also of opinion that he should stand or fall as the nominee of the Social Democrats. Thanking you for a space in your next issue,- I remain, yours faithfully, GEORGE SANDERS, Branch Sec.
PUBLIC OFFICES FOR BARRY APPLICATION FOR A LOAN. Mr A. G. Durnford, R.E., inspector of the Looal Government Board, attended at the Gas and Water Offices, Barry Dock, on Tuesday morning last to receive evidence in connection with the application of the District Council for sanction to borrow the sum of S2,350 for the purpose of erecting public offices on a site secured at the corner of Tynewydd-road and Holton-road, Barry Dock. Mr Bach (deputy- surveyor) presented the plans, &c. Application was also made for permission to borrow zCl2,835 in respect of private street improvement, and £1,900 for works of surface water drainage.
BARRY DOCK TIDE TABLE FOR NEXT WEEK. The following is the tide table for Barry Dock or the week commencing to-morrow (Saturday) :— Day. Morn. Aft. h. m. ft. in. h. m. ft. in. Saturday, Mar. 25.. G. 7 33.11 6.24 34.5 Sunday. 26. 6.40 35.11 6.56 36. 0 Monday, 27. 7.13 37. 3 7.29 37. 2 Tuesday, 28. 7.44 38. 3 8. 0 37. 8 Wednesday, 29. 8.16 38. 5 8.32 37. 6 Thursday, 30. 8.48 37.10 9. 5 36. 8 Friday, 31- 9.22 36. 9 9.40 35. 4
IRELAND FOR EVER. ST. PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION. NINTH ANNUAL BANQUET AT BARRY. PATRIOTIC AND ENJOYABLE PRO- CEEDINGS. Demonstrations of patriotic enthusiasm among the Irish community at Barry are growing more intense with each succeeding anniversary of their patron saint. For nine years past --ever since the town began its career of phenomenal growth-the event has been celebrated by a banquet and dance, and that held on Thursday evening in last week at the Windsor Hotel quite excelled all its predecessors. The attendance had to be restricted owing to the exigencies of a limited space, but the banquetting hall of the Windsor Hotel was filled to overflowing, not- withstanding the care exercised in the disposal of a limited number of tickets. Mr and Mrs Hobbs had caused the hall to be decorated with a profusion of flags and bunting, and at the head of the room was displayed the gorgeous banner of the local Hibernian Society, while studded here and there were the emblems of several nationalities, not the least conspicuous among them being the Irish harp. Shamrock was worn in many coats, and the manifestations of patriotic spirit were exhibited in abundance. The Rev. Father Byrne, F.S.A., occupied the chair, and was supported at the cross-table by Mr J. Lowdon, J.P., chairman of the School Board Captain R. Davies, Mr W. Graham (president of the Liberal and Radical Association), Mr J. H. Brough, Councillor W. Thomas, Drs P. J. O'Donnell, Kelly, F. G. Sixsmitb, and W. Lloyd Edwards, Mr and Mrs O. McCann, and Mr W. H. Lewis, clerk to the School Board, while among those in attendance were—Rev G. Llecbidon Williams, Councillor E. B. Smith- Jones, Messrs J. A. Manaton, J. E. Rees, Lewis Kvans (BARRY HERALD), J. O'Dea, Angell, F. J. Greener, I. Mordecai, R. O. Jones, H. L. Jones, J. McDonnell, H. Murphy, Mr and Mrs Mackenzie, Mrs Mooney, Mrs Hind, Mr W. M. Davies (South Wales Daily News), &c., &c. Letters of apology for non-attendance were read from Major-General Lee, J P., Alderman J. C. Meggitt, J.P., and Mr D. W. Roberts. THE LOYAL TOAST. The toast of "The Queen," to which is usually coupled that of an Irish Parliament, was submitted in a few choice remarks by the Chairman and greeted with enthusiasm. THE DAY WE CELEBRATE." Mr O. McCann, in submitting this toast, dwelt upon the beauties of the Green Isle, and said that that night thousands of their fellow- countrymen had their thoughts turned to that sea-girt land. The Rev Father Byrne, F.S.A., in responding said I am pleased to be in your midst to-night, because I see so many of my own people and their own personal friends present, and because I have many reasons to believe that we are all friends. We anticipate by a few hours the feast of the grea Apobtle of Ireland. Patrick, it is said, was or- dained priest by St Germain, Bishop of Auxerie, and after a few years sent by him to Rome. Pope Celestine 1. consecrated him Bishop, and sent him to Ireland. The ancient Irish worshipped the sun. That luminary was considered by them as their principal and supreme diety hence fire-worship was the leading dogma in the system of Irish Druidism. Patrick arrived in Ireland about the year 432, and landed in Wicklow, but not meeting with success there he again set sail and proceeded to the Co. Antrim. There the bishop began bis apostolic labours, and was most successful. On the following Easter Sunday Patrick was summoned by the king of Tarah to go to the royal residence, and there explain the new religion be was preach- ing in Ireland. To the king and his court Chris- tianity was unknown. On the anniversary of our Lord's resurrection Patrick explained to the king of Tarah and his court the piincipal mysteries of Christianity, and the result was that many con- verts, including some of the king's children, were received into the true fold, and as a mark of respect the king gave Patrick the Fort of Trim for resi- dence. On the hill of Tardh, therefore, and in the presence of the king and his court, Druidical superstition received its death-blow. Cashel and Meath followed the example of Tarah, and then the man of God went through the length and breadth of our Island, and a change took place through his labours, of which we tind no other example in the history of the Church. In his own lifetime he saw the entire country united in homaee to the doctrine of Jesus Christ crucified. Noble churches, convents, monasteries, and colleges sprung up on every side. Ireland then earned and claimed as a right that title ever her most glorious, the Island of Virgins "—exhaled the fragrant atmosphere of virtue, of that virtue, the flame of faith, fertile of all others, which enabled her to send her sons to bear the standard of the Cross to other nations, to become themselves apostles to new peoples. And while the rest of Europe seemed as if returning to barbarism, one country eujoyed 500 years of comparative peace, cultivating the arts and sciences, instilling into the hearts of her children that iove of religion, that attachment to faith for which they became re- nowned. The rays of our bright Northern light were seen gleaming by far-off lands in semi- darkness, attracting youth in thousands to go to Ireland, and there drink deep at the well of knowledge and piety. They went from England, France, and Spain, and still more distant lands. Men from Irish Colleges went forth to enlighten every part of the Continent, and Oxford and Paris, and many of the most illustrious universities of Europe, acknowledged Irishmen as theinfounders, or as the most celebrated persons who gave them strength in infancy. But it was not enough for Ireland to educate and send to their homes those who had been intrusted to her care and to give professors to foreign colleges. The missionary spirit which has ever distinguished our nation was enkindled. The life of austerity and retirement which tempers the soul for the apostolic iife caused the zeal for conversion to flame forth in the hearts of St. Columban and his intrepid dis- ciples. They rush forth from our land to combat Paganism, to win over to the faith a hundred barbarian nations. Already they have braved the storms of the sea, evangelised the Hebrides, the highlands of Scotland and Northumberland. Soon we see them in the Flanders, amongst the Austrians, in Switzerland, and the two Burgundies. They traverse the Rhine on, on, they bear the Cross into Bavaria, Germany, and to the south of the Danube. They penetrate into Spain, the extremity of Italy, and the greater Greece. No fewer than eight nations must acknowledge that it was on the altar of religion in Ireland they lighted their torches and brought back faith and piety from our country to their own. (Applause.) IRELAND A NATION. The Rev. Father Byrne gave this toast in a few remarks, and dwelt upon the acknowledged fact that Ireland was upon all the elements that constituted a nation truly one. (Cheers.) Dr. O'Donnell, in response to the toast, said they hoped to have one of the Irish members of Parliament present that evening to speak to that toast, but owing to the County Council elections not one could spare the time. The elections marked an important epoch in the history of Ireland, since the whole of the local government would thereby undergo a change. It was important, therefore, that the Irish Nationalist party should make every effort to succeed, and he hoped thpy would do so. The control of the country had been handed over from the juries, and he hoped would in future be in the hands of the Nationalist Party. (Ap- plause.) Some few years ago, at one of their annual gatherings in the town, they had looked forward with hopeful anticipation of going over to see the old Parliament House in College Green re-opened.They had been diappointed,and Home Rule had been deferred for a time. The new order of things would only satisfy them as an instalment of what was to follow. These Councils would educate the people up to the point of demanding the power to legislate as well as administrate. (Cheers.) There had been dissension, unfortunately among the Irish Party, but he hoped and believed that the splendid spirit recently displayed by Mr John Dillon in retiring unsolicited from the leadership and allowing the party to become united when they will meet at the Nationalist Convention at Eastertide would be productive of good result. In future it was, therefore, sincerely hoped that Ireland would have a solid body of representatives—united in every good purpose. "THE LAND WE LIVE IN." Dr Kelly, then in a course of an usually eloquent and singularly happy speech, proposed "The Land We Live In." He remarked upon the great similarity between the two nations and both countries, and said it was peculiar, too, that the celebrations of each of the respective saints took place in the same month, and the harp was the emblem of both. Both were to be found all over the world, and altho' Welshmen laid special claim to having colonised Patagonia there could be doubt from its name that "Paddy" was its founder. (Laughter and cheers.) Captain R Davies, vice-chairman of the School Board, said the chiefest characteristics of both the Welsh and Irish nations were their intense love of each other and their commercial ability. At present the commercial relations of both countries were more closely allied than ever, while the lasses that came over to Wales captured the hearts of the Cymry, and likewise the Irishmen admired the girls of Wales. (Cheers.) Mr J. E. Rees said that to have a race, alike in its language and characteristics, would be making the world and life montonous. (Cheers.) OTHER TOASTS. Mr J. Kelly then gave the toast of "Our Visitors," and asked the gathering to extend the latter every cordiality as friends of Ireland and the Irish people. One of their visitors- Mr Graham—whilst acting as secretary for Ireland in the mimic Parliament at Barry, had declared it Was time that all Irish political prisoners should be released. Would to God that this could have been done in reality! (Cheers.) The expression he took to be rather a sincere wish, and he personally could not forget it. It had been stated by Mr Michael Davitt, that the great block to Irish Home Rule was the ignorance of the English people in Irish affairs. Irishmen, however, knew what they required, and they should de- mand them from a British Parliament (Cheers.) Mr J. Lowdon, J.P., also responded. At Cardiff (be said) they used to have a St. Andrews' dinner among Scotchmen, and it was also known by the number of empty bottles and bad heads that followed. (Laughter.) The St. Patrick celebration at Barry would, how- ever, always be known by the eloquent speech and healthful enjoyment that prevailed. Per- sonally, he hoped they would live to see that day celebrated in Barry for many years to come. (Cheers.) M. W. Graham, in the course of a jocular speech, said Scotchmen claimed the world- and anything else they could lay their upon. Irish- men loved a fight, and that was one of their strong points. But beneath this sordid crust there was a sympathetic and kindly nature. Irishmen had been the ones he had known who could put a quart into a pint pot, because they had hearts always too large for th3ir bodies. (Cheers.) Mr H. Wood gave The Press," and the representative of the BARRY HERALD and Mr T. J. Rees responded. Dr. O'Donnell gave" The Chairman," which was heartily drunk, and the latter then sub- mitted the" Host and Hostess" in terms of great eulogy for the excellent provision.—Mr Hobbs suitably replied. DANCE AND SONG. In the course of the evening songs were sung by Miss Mooney, Miss Edwards. Mr J. A. Kelly, Mr H. Murphy, and Mr E. Rjan, the latter also acting as accompauist. Subsequently the room was cleared, and the glowing hours sped on to the accompaniment of the enjoyable music and dancing. Credit is due to the com- mittee and secretary (Mr J. McDonnell) for the splendid arrangements.
BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS NOTICES should be. sent in on or before 10 a.m. on THURSDAY, to ensure insertion in the next issue. BIRTHS. PARDOE. -On the 18th inst, at Craigside, Barry, the wife of Mr J. C. Pardoe, surveyor to the Barry District Council, of a son. MAKEPEAoE.-On the 21st inst., at 2, Evelyn- street, Barry Dock, the wife of Mr George Makepeace, clerk, of a son. MARRIAGES. GRIGGS—OSBORNE.—On the 20th inst., at Holton-road Baptist Chap6*- Barry Dock, by the Rev. T. Pandy John, pastor, Mr John Henry Griggs, of Kingsland-crescent, to Miss Elizabeth Jane Osborne, of 56, Kings- land-crescent, Barry Dock. DEATHS. SMART.—On the 21st inst., a*- 93, Castleland- street, Barry Dock, Sarah, the beloved wife of Mr Walter R. Smart, aged 30 years. NICHOLAS.—On the 16th inst., at 64, Wood- land-road, Barry Dock, Jane, wife of Mr James H. Nicholas, coaltrimmer, agQd 48 years. MILES.—On the 14th inst., at Dinas Powis, Matthew, son of of Mr DanIel Miles, plate- layer, aged seven years. HUTSCH.—On the 17th inst-? at 37, Morel- street, Barry Dock, Bertie, son of Mr George Hutsch, butcher, aged one year. SINFIELD.—On the 16th io^v at H, Harvey- street, Cadoxton, Frederick, son of Mr Walter Sinfield, blacksmith s labourer, aged one year. HEALEY.—On the 18th inst., at 100 Graving Dock-street, Barry Dock, Johannah Healey, aged 74 years.
CADOXTON. EXTRAORDINARY SUCCESS in Gardening Opera- tions foilow the sowing of OWEN'S GAKDEN SEEDS," which grow vigorously and produce abundant crops. Five Prizes, 60s, 30s, 20s, 15s, and 10s, open to all Wales, England, and Ireland, given for the best five specimens of Onions grown from Seeds obtained from H. J. OWEN, Chemist, Cadoxton. THE BARRY DOCK AND DISTRICT STEAM LAUNDRY, GUY'S-ROAD, CADOXTON. If you are not satisfied with your Laundress, we shall con- sider it a favour if you will give us a trial. Snirts got up < qual to new, 3d each. Other articles correspondingly cheap. Purity of colour guaranteed without the use of injurious chemicals. The van will call at any address to collect work. Prices on application. PITCH AND Toss.—Five youths were summoned bt-fore Mr Lascelles Carr and Colonel Guthrie, at Barry Dock Police Court on Mouday, for playing pitch and toss in back lanes at Cad ixton on Sun- day morning, the 12th inst. In the first case James Clemence (16), and Walter King (18), who admitted the offence, were each tined Is. The others were named Frederick Williams, Arthur John, and George Powell. The two fitst-nanied were examined, and deposed that Powell was simply a spectator. John admit ed that the police "copped" them on the first pitch, when they had all got up to the spot. Powell was dismissed, the others being fined Is.
BARRY DOCK. CLUB PROSECUTION.—Although the case of the Liberal Club is down for hearing to-day (Friday), an adjournment has, we understand, b en sanctioned. Mr John Sankey, barrister, has been retained for the defence, the prosecution being represented by Mr Joseph Henry Jones. VOLUNTARY HospITAL.-SinCe our last issue three fresh patients have been admitted, raising the number treated since January 1st to 39. 11 of whom are now in. Gifts in money and kind are greatly needed.—A Village Fair will be he d on the Island rn Whit-Monday. The help oi everyone in the district is cordially invited. WELSH CHURCH CONCERT. On Wed^ esday evening a grand concert was given at the Welsh Church, Court-road, when the attendance A as large. The programme was sustained by a number of eminent artistes. EVENING SCHOOL.—An entertainment will be held to-morrow (Friday) evening in connection with the distribution of prizes to successful scholars at schoolroom (girls' department), Hulton-road. FOUND DROWNED.—On Wednesday last the body of a man in a very decomposed state was found in the dock at Barry. It is supposed to be that of a cook named Joseph Carter, ho belonged to the steamship Syria. He fell overboard that, vessel on the 30th January last, while she was lying under No. 1 Tip. Carter's address was 32, Agrioola-street, Poplar, London. The body was removed to the Mortuary.—On Thursday afternoon an inquest was held at Barry Dock Police-court, when a verdict of Death from drowning was returned. FIREMAN INJURED. — On Friday last on the arrival at Barry of the steamship Moliere, belonging to Messrs Gueret and Co, from Havre, it was re- ported that two tiremen named Ernest Hans Nordburg and Charles V\ alsall had met with all accident shortly after leaving the former port, owing to some of the water from the water tubes breaking through a leak. They were taken in an ambulance to the accident ward, where they were immediately treated, b>th men suffering from severe scalds on the feet and legs. PUPIL TEACHERS' CENTRE.—The monthly meet ing of the Pupil Teachers' Centre Committee of the Barry School Board was held on Tuesday evening at the Clerk's Office. Present-Dr W. Lloyd-Edwards (chairman), Mr J. Lowdon, J.P., Mr D. Lluyd, and Mr C. L. Buzzo.—An application by Mr Evm T. Rees, Ynysybwl, to be transferred to the Pupil Teacheis' Centre at Barry was refused on the ground that the Board have adopted a resolution that no such pupils be received. The Clerk was directed to wiite to Mr Rees informing him that he would be able to apply when qualified as an assistant teacher.—A communication was read from Professor Reichal. Bangor University College, stating that they would be prepared to I reserve places for pupil teachers to be trained at their codege, provided the B ard made application to the authorities.—The Committee decided to cancel the indentures of Miss Carry edge on the ground of ill-health, but agreed to re-engage her as soon as she was fit to return to school.
BARRY. BARRY CRICKET CLUB.—A general meeting of the members of this club was held on Monday evening last at the Parish Hall, Barry, the Rev H H. Stewart, M.A., presiding. A large number of new members were enrolled, and the secretary (Mr T. J. Morgan) reported that t!¡ere were now only six vacant dates on the fixture card for the coming season. It was announced that preparations were being made to put the ground at Purthkerry Park into proper condition, so as to allow of practices being commenced at an early date. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.-The pulpit next Sunday morning and evening will be occupied by the Rev J. Gwilym Jones, A.T.S., of Penarth. GARDENERS AND ALLOTMENT-HOLDERS are re- commended to apply for my new Seed Catalogue for 1899. Speciality in Seeds always fresh. Cata. logues free.W. R. HOPKINS, Pharmaceutical Chemist, 88, High-street, Barry. ACCIDENTS.—On Saturday last a man named Thomas Edwards, of 10, Vale-street, Barry, was admitted to the Accident Ward suffring from severe scalp wound and bruises, crused by falling a distance of about 40ft. on Barry Island works when working under Messrs Price and Wills. Another workman, named Hooper, of 20. Queen-street, Barry, was also treated at the ward for injuries to the back received by a skip striking him. SMOKING CONCERT.—On Saturday evening last, at the assembly room of the Barry Hotel, a smoking concert was held under the auspices of the Cardiff and County Superannuation and Benefit Society. Mr P. L. Thomas occupied the chair, and he was supported by Dr Powell (medical officer), Mr A. Maurice Bailey (chief sec.), Mr G. Gilbert (district president), R. Lewis (sec.), and T. Griffiths (treasures.) Amongst those who contributed to- ward the harmony of the evening were Messrs J Murphy, J. Evans, J. Johnson, R. Phillips, C. Lock, T. Piper, and C. Richards. Mr E. Williams proved an able accompanist. During the evening an address, explanatory of the principles of the society, was delivered by the Chairman.
DINAS POWIS. No OR YES ?—It is not pleasant to feel despon- dent and low-spirited, nor to feel bilious and have pains in the back. Is there a way to move this unpleasant feeling? YES, there is; experience teaches that OWEN'S CERTAIN PILLS will totally remove above complaints surely and effectually. Have you tried them ?—Depot: OWEN, Chemist, Cadoxton. THEFT OF FLOWERS.—At Barry Dock Police- court on Monday last John Smith was charged with stealing from gardens at Ea°tbrook, Dinas Powis, a quantity of growing flowers, value 12s, the property of Mr Nurton, Penarth. The prisoner pleaded guilty, and was sent to gaol for one month with hard labour.
SMELTING WORKS AT BARRY. LONG-DEFERRED INFORMATION. A DELAY IN THE NEGOTIATIONS. LOCAL FIRM ENTRUSTED WITH A CONTRACT. AN INTERNATIONAL FIRM AND THE TOWN. After many weeks of tedious waiting, wherein we have been anxiously awaiting the time to afford our readers full and com- plete information respecting the smelting works to be erected in the neighbourhood of the Hayes Farm at Sully, we are now at liberty to supplement a few of the details already published exclusively in these columns. Despite the untruthful innuendoes of other less influential journals, we have all along been alone placed in the confidence of those who know everything about the con- cern. The new firm, who will start at once with the concern, are the Armstrong Pioneer Syndicate Company. This company is of international fame, and have already branches in America, Canada, and Australia. They have selected Barry as the centre of their operations for the United Kingdom, and will deal with Australian and New Zealand ore, according to a newly-patented process. This process ensures the greatest possible proportion of metal that can be got from the metal for zinc purposes. A local firm has been entrusted with the work of supplying the first instalment of machinery, and this will bj laid as soon as the outer shells of buildings are ready, the contract for these being already signed _u- --+--
CHILDREN'S CANTATA AT BARRY- There was a large audience at Bethesda Welsh Congregational Chapel, High-street, on Wednesday eveuing, when the Bethesda Juvenile Choir per- formed in character Roddie's popular cantata, The Little Old Woman that Lived in a Shoe." The children had been efficiently T rained by Mr James Evans, and the performnnce was heartily enjoyed by all present. Miss Rachel Evans was the Old Woman," aiid she played her part most creditably. The other characters in the first act were taken by Master Edgar David, Master Idris Rees, Master Tom Prece, Master Frank Piper, Miss Minnie Wake- field, Miss Rhoda Preece, and Master Lowell Rees. Messrs T. Davies, W. Davies, Edgar Davies, A. Jones, D. J. Jones, Miss Nellie Durman, Master F. Wakefield, Miss M. Jenkins. Mr D. Williams and Mrs D. Williams also took a pro minent part in the performance. Miss Alice Davies proved a capable accompanist.
LOCAL CASES AT THE ASSIZES. At the Glamorgan Assizes at Cardiff on Tuesday last (before Mr Justice Channel), Kilifa Strathe (30), fireman, pleaded not guilty to charges of theft at Barry Dock on January 26th, and obtaining money by false pretences from John Williams with intent to defraud. Mr Douglas Lewis prosecuted, and Mr R. Vaughan Williams defended. From evidence given by prosecutor, Nicholas Zappa, in the first case, it appeared that he kept a lodging- house at Barry, aid prisoner went to lodge there, and that while witness was out the prisoner went to witness's private box, broke it open, and took out of it 38s, two shirts, and other articles. The defence was to the effect that the two men were in partnership, and that no theft had been committed.—Prisoner was found guilty on the above charge and sent to prison for two months. The second charge was not gone into. Joseph Parry (40), general dealer, was also indicted for having stolen, between February 11th and February 15th, 2cwt. 1 qr. 131b. of lead, the property of James Phillips and another. Mr Douglas Lewis prosecuted and Mr Ivor Bowen defended. It was stated that prisoner took the lead from a house in course of con- struction, and subsequently offered it to Messrs G 'uld at Barry Dock. Prisoner was found guilty, and was sentenced to two months' hard labour.
LOCATION OF THE COUNTY OFFICES. CAPTAIN MURRELL SETS FORTH BARRY'S CLAIMS. At the statutory meeting of the Glamorgan County Council held on Thursday in last week at Pontypridd, Captain H. Murrell inquired whether there was any reason why the meetings of the Council could not be held at Barry alternately with other towns. Barry, he contended, was a convenient centre, and be urged that the meetings of the Council should be occasionally held tfcure. The Chairman stated that the standing orders of the Council provided that the meetings should be held alter- nately at Pontypridd and Neath, and it would be necessary to give notice of motion before they could discuss any change. Notice of motion was thereupon given by Councillor Murrell.
STEAMER SUNK OFF BARRY. ENGINEER DROWNED. On Wednesday morning, about 3 o'clock, a col. lision occurred in the Channel off Barry, when the s.s. Aberdare, of Cardiff, was sunk after being run in o by the S.8 Niobe, of Glasgow, A secood engineer named Greatrex, of Penarth, was drowned, but the rest of the crew got off safely in their own boat.
BARRY DISTRICT COUNCIL ELECTION- POLLING NEXT MONDAY. The polling for the three vacant seats on the Barry District Council in the South, East, and West Wards respectively will take place next Monday. The polling will commence at 10 a.m., and will be continued until 8 p.m., the polling booths being situate as fullows:- West Ward, Romilly Hall South Ward, Barry Island Board School and Holton-road Board School East Ward Cadoxton Board School. Mr J. Arthur Hughes is the returning officer.
SNAP SHOTS. Next Saturday the local engineers hold their annual dinner at the Windsor Hotel. The trading stamp system has been introduced into Barry by a Cardiff Company. The new lady inspector paid her first visit to Holton-road School to-day (Thursday). An effort is being made to resuscitate the May Day Show at Barry, and a meeting of those in- terested in the movement is to be held next week. A man at Barry Dock had one side of his face burnt this week by a lad throwing vitrol over him in play, thinking it was water An tir in a gcomhmnighmid." Plesse dor. t be frightened This is only Gaelic for The land we live in," but it looks as if someone is in a bad way Alderman Walter H. Morgan, the Liberal can- didate for South Glamorgan, has been unanimously re-elected vice-chairman of the Glamorgan County Council for the ensuing 12 months. Are you a ratepayer? Well, we welcome you to the booth on Monday next to register your vote. You will find plenty outside to shake hands with you There was another match on Saturday besides that in the Cardiff Arms Park. Ireland and Wales fought in the railway train between Cardiff and Barry. Only touch-downs were registered, but there were numerous knocks-on Mr J. P. Hicks, who has resigned the leadership of the Barry Temperance Choir, is being pressed to accept a similar position in connection with the Barry Male Voice Party. Mr W. T. Samuel, of Cardiff, has been appointed conductor of the Tem- perance Choir, in place of Mr Hicks. The resources of some people are illimitable At the Windsor Hotel next Saturday two dinners will take place-one with the N.U.T. people and the other with the Engineers. The betting is all on the Engineers, although they give the teachers several hours' start. The HERALD is first in the field again. Despite the untruthful assertions in a contemporary, the publication of the definite announcement respecting zinc smelting works on Cadoxton Moors is again supplemented by other exclusive information of an important character, which appears in another column. In the recent inquest collapse at Barry Mr Emphasis desired to bring in a verdict of murder without the wilful," but when the eleven other jurymen laughed at bis manifest ignorance he thought he had made a mistake A little learning is truly a dangerous thing The prospects for this year's Easter Monday Eisteddfod at Barry are magnificent. Entries for the numerous competitions-especially those for the chief choral and male voice—are far in excess of any previous year, and unless a record will be established in this popular event we shall be greatly disappointed. Brooks Soap's address to the jury Now you nine, you faithful nine, you nine with consciences, you nine with hearts, you nine with minds, be true to yourselves, be courageous, be steadfast, be noble, be brave—let's keep to manslaughter No lawyer shall teach me the law. I know it better myself Barry boilermakers are justly proud of their victory over their brothers of the same fraternity at Cardiff in a football match recently. They now also hope to see the gold medal prize offered in the one mile bicycle handicap at the athletic sports at Cardiff on Good Friday, and which is open to Cardiff, Barry, and Newport boilermakers, being carried off by a Barry man. The Western Mail unearthed another Sctitious hotel de marl at Cadoxton-Moore last Sunday week. This time it had the sensational accompaniment of police interference," "arrests," and casks of beer galore It was not enough to manufacture these, but on the following day they stated that about a dozen summonses" were applied for against participators in the hotel de marl" This all being so much fiction, it is well to state that the only fact-which was not recorded-at Cadoxton last Sunday week was that a drunken man was arrested carrying a cask of beer on his shoulder Da b'och Mr W. Llewelyn Williams (an old friend and fellow-journalist) is beginning to place his feet firmly on the rungs of the ladder of fame as a barrister I At the Assizes his successful de- fence of the prisoner Thomas Velly Rowe, who was indicted on a charge of misdemeanour, elicited a well. deserved compliment from Mr Justice Darling, and evoked a spontaneous outburst of applause from the spectators in court. Mr Williams is also junior counsel in defence in the Swansea murder trial, while in London he has made frequent appearances at the Divisional Court, and is at present engaged in a licensing appeal case for the temperance party before the Lords. Mr Asquith is leader in that case. The Woman at Home for the month of April contains, amongst other portraits, a short biog- raphical sketch of Miss Hughes (Principal of the Teachers' Training College, Cambridge), under the head of "Famous Bachelor Women." Miss Hughes, whose approaching resignation has caused such widespread and deep regret, is well known at Barry, and is a sister to the Rev Hugh Price Hughes and Mr J. A. Hughes, clerk to the Barry District Council. This brilliant lady has made education the study of her life, and has spent much time on the Continent to investigate the different educational systems. She believes in the value of manual as well as head training, and has devoted considerable time to popularising the system of Sloyd, in which she is herself an expert. She is also an enthusiastic advocate for the higher education of women and for the admission of women to University Degrees. KITCHENER ECLIPSED—TREMENDOUS SLAUGHTER. -Millions of the Black Gang destroyed after one application of OWES'S KILLEM (registered). Flies, Fleas, Nits, Beetles, Cockroaches, Crickets. &c., cannot exist whenever you use Oven's Killeir, In boxes only at Id, 3d, and 6d.-Only Maker: H. J. OWEN, Chemist, Cadoxton, and sold by most Chemists and Stores.
< BANISH DAIRY COMPANY, 80. BOLTON BOAD, BARRY I)OC If FOB THE FINEST BUTTER AND CHEESE. m- Try our looted G. P. B. Teas. Marvellous 2