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TREHARRIS. NEW ORGANIST —Mr. T. D. Edwards, A.R.C. M., oro-anist of Salem Baptist church, Porth, and recently appointed conductor of the Ponty- pridd Musical Society, has accepted the post of organise at Brvnhyfryd Baptist L'hnpel, Tre- harr>?, and will commence duties on the first Sunday in DiTARiT'RE. The inhab tanis of Treharris and district will regret to hear of the removal of Mr. J. Irlwyn Price, he having been pro- moted to an assistant supcrintendentship under the Prudential Assurance Company at Fish- guard (Pern.). Mr. Price has associated him- self with everv good movement in the town, especially in connection with mi-son work, whether temperance or r?]igious. For the last | two or three years, he has b?en the teacher of the local Webh class, under the Glamorgan County Council, afterwards the Borough Edu- cation Authority. Mr. Pr;c i n deacon at Brvnhyfryd Baptist Chapel, and one of their Sunday School superintendent;, in ,hieh sphere he worked very diligently. He is also the sec- retary of the North Pit S ck Fund. lie com- menced his new duties last Tuesday. CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY.—On Saturday even- ing, the 75th quartoly meeting of the Industrial Co-operative Society was held at Thomas's Assembly-rooms, Mr. T. Andrews in the chair. There was a. large attendance of shareholders. The report and balance sheet were submitted, and showed that the capital of the Society was £7,183 4s. 2d., nnd the trade transactions dur- ing the quarter had amounted to £n,073 12s. 6¿d,. being an increase of £1,32 17s. d. upon the corresponding quarter of last, year. Af- ter allowing depreciation on fixed stock, build- ings, ek., the profit worked out at £1,035 19s. 9d., which pcrmittd of a dividend of 2s. 3d. in the £ being declared. Twenty new members had joined the Society during the quarter, whilst eight have left the district, leaving tho membership at 662. The Co-opera- five Wholesale Society were re-elected audi- tors the president and secretary were re-elect- ed; Messrs. D. Dav;es, Trelewis, and R. T. Date, Nelson, were rc-elected on the committee of management; and Mr. Alfred Blatchford was elected on the committee for the next twelve months. SUNDAY SCHOOL.—On Sunday tho quarterly meetings oi the Brynhvfrvd Joint Sunday School were held. The morning service was set apart for prayer and praise. In the after- noon, solos were rendered by Misses Ceinwen Jones and Maud Stephens. Recitations were given by Masters Emlyn Jenkins, T. J. Grif- fiths, and B. Griffiths, Misses Annie Derrick, Edith Lewis. Sarah Pharaoh, and Annie Grif- fiths. Mr. R. Evans recited a chapter from the Scriptures, and an address was delivered bv Mr. Evan Edwards on "The Bible." Mr. I. Irlwyn Price presided over the meeting. At the evening service, eolos were rendered by Miss Maggie Watkins, Mes-rs. Thco. Thomas and Ted Smith; a. duett by Misses B. and R. Williams trios by Mr. Caleb Davies and chil- dren. and Mis C. Davies, Mrs. L. A. Jenkins, and Mr. C. Davies; recitation-, bv Miss E. A. Evans, Messrs. Nun Harries, William Williams, Re?s Jones, Evan Evans, David Jones, and R. Evans. An address was delivered by Mr. John Williams. The "pe<:a! feature of both services was the sinfrirsr: of the Male Voioo Party, form- ed out of the Sunday School Class of Mr. W. R. Thomas, and conducted by Mr. Ted Smith. They sang a chorus at each service, and by special request were asked to sing "Rhydy- groes" the second time. Mr. W. Griffiths pro- ■sided over the service, and Madame Jennie Lewis-Williams presided at the organ. PRESENTATION.—On Thursday sc'nnight there was a large and interestincr gathering assem- bled at Brynhyfryd Welsh Baptist Chanel, the occasion being a presentation to an old and re- spected inhabitant, in the person of Mr. W. R. Thomas bv the members of t.he church, for ser- vices rendered. Tha pastor (Rev. W. Jones) presided, and letters of regret for non-attend- ance were received from the following: Miss Mary Gwen Davies, Rev. T. E. Williams, Berthlwyd. and Mr. J. Aurelius. Madame Lewis Williams ably presided at the piano. The meeting was opened by prayer by the Rev. Mostyn Jones, of Liverpool. The Rev. W. Jones presented Mr. Thomas with a handsome iluminated address, and said that the recipient was always the right hand supporter of the pastor, and referred to his valuable services as secretary, and to the church generally. Mr. Thomas had also rendered great service to the public, for which he had ^recently olaced on the Commission of the Peace for the County Borough of Merthyr. He hoped Mr. Thomas would live long to enjoy the honour conferred on him (cheers).—The address, which was in the vernacular, neatly executed, and inset were the photos of the church, the pastor, the diacon- ate, and that of Mr. Thomas. It was read by Mr. I. Irlwyn Price, and set forth Mr. Thomas' lonnr connection with the church, which dated back 27 years, 22 of which were as deacon and JO years as secretary. It also referred to his long services to the Sunday School, and to his position as president of the Young People's Society, and to his great influence generally among the young people, and to his connection with all good causes for the uplifting of the community. His services as local preacher were also referred to in complimentary terms. It ooncludcd by asking his acceptance of the ad- dress as a small token of their respect and ap- preciation of his work.—Mrs. Thos. Davies, as the oldest member of the church, presented Mr Thomas with a green onyx timepiece and two beautiful vases, ail suitably inscribed.—Mr. Richard Owen. as treasurer of the church, pre- sented Mr. Thomas with a very serviceable mahogany bureau.—Mr. Thomas, in response, feelingly acknowledged the gifts, which he valued greatly, and thanked tho church colleo- tiveiv for their kind words of appreciation for any humble service he may have rendered. He (Mr Thomas) was too full of thankfulness to say much that night, but he could assure them that he would cherish the gifts as long as he lived, and hoped that they would be handed down as heirlooms to his family (applause).— Addresses were delivered by the following gen- Hemen, all bearing testimony to the good work performed by Mr. Thomas and of the excellent oxample he set by his exemplary character: Revs. W. Walters, Tvlorstown, and W. D. Nicholas, Treharris; Messrs. Evan Edwards, Caleb J. James, Joseph Thomas. D. J. Eynon. Rees Price, and William Griffiths.During the proceedings, eolos were rendered by the following: Miss M. M. Roberts, Newbridce; Mr. H. P. Williams; solo. Mr. D. Wil- liams; quartette, Messrs. James Davies and H. P. Williams, Mrs. L. A. Jenkins and Miss C. J. Davies; recitation, Mr. Thomas Stephens. The secretarial duties were performed by Mr. Williams Griffiths, and Mr. Thomas Davies act as treasurer.

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Miners of East Glamoryan.

i The Bag Mystery at Bargoed.