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.LOCAL & DISTRICT INTELLIGENCE PONTYPRIDD. "WANTED a Rov over 18 year* of Fg* as appren- tice to theerinting trade. Apply at the Office of this Paper, POWDER LiCEKSE.—At Pontyprirtd police-court, on Wednesday, (oefore the Stipendiary, Mr W. Morgan, "Tynycymmer, and Mr C. J. Jones), on tue application of Mr Grover, sanction was given to a new powder ■magazine for the Great Western Colliery, under Schedule D, which permits the storage of 4.000 pounds > of powder, or half that qnancity of other explosives. SUN AY EVENING CONCERT.—The sucred concert lield at Howards Hall, Pontypridd. on Sandav evening, was, to *11 appearances, a great success, the ■ .necessary concomitants — a good programme and -crowded audience being present to an nnmistakeable degree. Doubtless, on account of novelty, the pro- ceedings took" well. The entertainment wa.s given y a travelling opera company, and the mueic wa.s of «n efficient character. ATTEMPTED SUICIDK AT CO^DPBXMAEN.—A Mrs Sneliing, living nt Coedfenmaon, WM on Friday night taken into custody by Sergeant M\D< nald, on a ob arge of having attempted to commit suicide. She was fou.td insensible o i the floor of her hoaBe, with a string tied tightlvarllund her neck. She was afterward* examined by Dr Jenkins, and found to be of tit sound minri. She had only been out of tha lur-a'ic fsyta-na. fortnight, wh°re she had been for six weefea. This is said to be the fourth attempt sh" hns m!\(lA on ner life. She is a married woman without children. CReRCH PARADE.—The Pontypridd Detacl.mpnt .2nd Glamorgan Rifle Volunteers, headed by their splendid band, and under the command of Major -trover, who wa3 accompanied t<y Lieutenant R. Male and Surgeoa Leckie, attended Gyfeillon Church on Sunday. MRa LKACH'B PRACTICAL FAMILY DEBSSITAKBE for May shows a lsr^e and tasty variety of spring and summer mantles, cuttable for all ages and materials; also in-d ior and out. door toilettee, young ladies' jackets, garibaldi bodices, &c. Full deacriptionsastothe manner of making-up the various garments are given in every case; and a lesson on bome dressmaking, which gives most explicit instructions, with di igrarn, for cutting out «nd makiDg the new striped skirts on the cross. In addition, the journal givag valn-tble hints on fashion, millinery, &c., notes on novelties, and answers to corrtspondents — a most useful feature. The "Christian Herald" BIJYS: Mrs Leaoh's Books are the pioneers of dressmaking at heme. The book is published monthly, price 2d. One Penny Packet of EDWARDS' DESSICATED SOUP will make a basinful, which for flavour is cinecjualled.—Agent, HARRIS, grocer, Taff Street, Pont- ypridd. THE PUBLIC HEALTH Is of the utmost importance. Nothing can pre. serve it like HUGHKS* BIJUOD PILLS. Try a box of them, and yon will b<? convinced of their marvellous influence for all Blood, Skin, and Nerve diseases. Price Is. l £ d, 2a. 9d., aiid 'As. til. Of all medicine vender*. HHYDFELEN. ANNUAL SERVICES.—Oa Sunday and Monday the usual anniversary services were held at the Beth- lehem Welsh Baptist Chapel, Ehydfelen, when able sermons were preached by the Revs. K. Davies, Penyfai; T. Humphreys, Cwmaman; and G. G. Williams, Rhondda. Chapel. There were large congregations. Harris, 75, Taff Street, Pontypridd, is agent for Harris' (of Calne) noted SMOKED WILTSHIRE BACON; also WILKINSON'S NOTED CAM- SBIDGE SAUSAGES. LLANTWITF AROSE. CONCERT.— I. concert for the benefit of the build- ing fund of a Wosleyan Chapel was held at the Board School, Llantwitfardre, with much success on Thnrsday evening last, when Mr James Bichards, Treforest, presided. A capital pro- gramme was rendered by the following prominent vocalists and instrumentalists :—Miss S. A. Parker, • (Blodwen Rhondda; Miss Rachel James, Hopkins- town; Mr and Mrs Brown, Efail Tsaf; Messrs D. Brans (Dewi Dar) D. Williams (Llew Linn) E. P. Af ills, Pontypridd, and others. Air Mills also acted as aOr ompaonist. The entertainment was a Capital one, and n good sum was doubtless secured towards the object in view. Have yon tried HARRIS' NOTED TEA. at 28 PER POUND ? Try a sample quarter pound, til, and you will always use it.—HARRIS, grocer, Taff Street, Pont- ypridd. CILFYNYDD. LECTURE.-On Thursday evening, the 3rd inst., a lecture was delivered at the Welsti Congregational Vestry Room, Cilfynydd, by the Rev. W. Morgan, SCountain Ash. The subject was "Cwymp Annghrist, m'r Milflwyddiart" (the decay of anti-Christ and the JJillennmm.) Mr D. Ellis, Penybryn, occupied the ebair, and the lecture, which was a highly interesting One, was listened to with earnestness by a numerous audience.-On the previous Sunday the annual anni- versary services were held at the same place of wor- ship, when the preachers were the Revs. W. Morgan, Sloantaiu Ash, and W. Roberts, Porth. There were jjood congregations. BUTTER BUTTER BUTTER Best Canadian -Butter, lOd per lb.; Finest Irish ditto, Is Choicest, from best dairies, Is 2d Margarine (selected), 6d and fc:1 per lb.-HARRIS, Taff Street, Pontypridd. THE JUBILEE YEAR is already, and will yet be, celebrated by the cure Of Hundreds of thousands of poor suifarera from various Blood, Skin, and Nerve diseases, which are loost marvellously affected by the use of the world's 2enowned remedy, viz :—Hughes' Blood Pills, Is lid., Jte 9d., and 48 6d., of all medicine vendors. TONYREFAIL. OPBNIKO OF THE READING ROOM.—On Saturday ifcvening last the Toung Men's Christian Assoeia. Hon at Tonyrefail opened the reading room and library for the public. Mr J. P. Williams presided, ond delivered a very appropriate address for the occasion, remarking upon several books which came under his notice. Addresses were also delivered ty the Rev. E. Stephens, of St. John's Church, and Jfr Henry Rowlands. These addresses were also very pointed and suitable, the last-mentioned re- ferring to several young men who had risen to po- sitions of honour and fame from this place, and they would have been glad of the opportunity and privilege afforded now thiongh the medium of the ljl}raryt and hoping that all young men would fkvail themselves of the use of the books. We sin- cerely endorse their remarks, trusting the publio ^rill rapport the young men in carrying the move- ment forward. Mr Gladstone said a few days ago ^hen opening a library in London, that speaking ?nade a ready man, and reading a full man. TON. DEATH OF A MEMBER OF THE GLEE SOCIETY.—On Monday afternoon the body of Mr George Hughes Jate assistant-master at the Tylorstown School whe died od Friday at his parents* residence at Ton was interred in Treorky Cemetery. A large nam- "fcer of teachers from different schools attended, &nd conspicuous among the procession were the members of the Rhonddab Glee Society, each of "Whom wore a white satin armlet, bearing the in- scription R.G.S. It appears that Mr Hughes was a faithful member of the society, and participated in the competition when the party won the prize at the recent National Eisteddfod. Deceased was regarded as a very premising young man, and was Jughly esteemed in the district. NAVIGATION. DJEAT. OF A STRANGER.—On Thursday night a man nnkpown went to lodge at the house of Mary Prioe, Graig Berthlwyd, and was struck with a paralytic stroke, and died without speaking or giving any clue to his identity. He was an aged person, about 6ft. 10in. in height, slender build, hair and whiskers grey, and inclined to be curly; long thin features; dressed in an old dark grey striped trousers, dark coat and vest, and a bowler hat. There was a pawntioket found on him, with the name of Evan Williams, Dowlais, scissors, at Moses Goodman a, Befchesda-street, Merthyr, April 5,1888. Deceased was supposed to have been a tailor, and &be fingers of the left hand were marked with the needle.

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