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DEATH OF A TEIL-IFOll OLD lUBiBlTiST AT PEMTGBAIG. "Moritn" wiites:— On Saturday Mr Thomas "Bowlaid ("Sbnrpwr") died at the above place, in the 67ib year of his age. Mr Thomaa Rowland was cbe d tiar brothers cf the Dame of Rowland, 'who for half a century occupied a prominent poai- tion in the neighbourhood of Dinaa in all intellec- tual pursuits. The father, Mr MOMS Rowland—a man of great intelligenoe-was a member of the same family as that of the celebrated Vicar Row. land, of Llangeitho, and was a native of Carmar- thmsbixe. He settled as a schoolmaster at deryn, and while there he married from the bouse of Air Owain Morgan, Vstradfelhe, Mary, daughter of the late Mr Moigun Thomas, T«n Farm, Yatrad- yfodwg. They then removed to Dints, and be was the first schoolmaster in the Rbondda Valley. The dt-cubbeu W bS the tbiid &on cf the said marriage. He was biidowed with exceptional natural abilities, ,and. iu hi* own circle, they were always reeagnised. Be was, too, fond of a kind of mirth derived from very Bpitt-fulceus. An amusing instance occurs to nivtuury. "Sbarpwr" had travelled to Llanhar- tau many years .0, and was "taking his ease at .Hiis inn" lucre—Sigh Corner Souse- There sat at ibe corner ot posite to him an old farmer from the lills, who bad imbibed rather too freely. "Sharp- en," nfcofCMUtedty. as it appeared, began to repeat in Wwlsh the words "A flitch of bacon." "Well," <nkf<itbwfMmerat last, vhat about it?" "A flitch of bacon," repeated "Sharpwr" in slow -eadeuces over and over again. At last, terribly amioyed, the da farmer jumped up, and in a tow- oridg iape, tbundared forth the question, "Do you UM-an to insinuate that I have stolen a flitch of bacon P" After sending the honest old farmer into hysterics, he quietly remarked that he had i»ot Miig to insinuate agausst bit fair fame. His inn is over now, and many will regret to know that -fee is no more.

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Rhondda Police Intelligence.

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EXTENSIVE THEFTS BY A SEAMSTRESS.

THE MATRfMONIAlTDIFFlcULTIES…

SERIOUS CHARGE AG AIWST CLERGYIFAN,

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EXTRAORDINARY MISREPRESENTATION.

A BRUTAL SON."

ITHE SOUTHPORT LIFEBOAT DISASTER.

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