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-O; :c "t: ABERDARE. WHEN in Aberdare you want dinner or tea try KKSTAUKANT. Canon-street, for quality and Comlort. NEW AND GOOD SEEDS —The Season having ap- proached when every Garden should he attended to, and a supply of Neiv and Good Seeds srould be sown, in order to securc large and good crops every gardenet who wishes to be repaid lor his labour, by securing healthy arid plenteous crops, should see that his seeds are New and (iood. as many dealers pnlm off on their customers seeds which are ol no value whatever. Therefore, all people interested in gardening arc invited to inspect Tudor Williamss large and well-selectcd stock of Ne.v .Seeds, which are guaranteed to be of the very finest quality, and have just arrived from the besc seed growers in the country. Choose early. Varieties of liroad Beans, IV as, Onions, lettuce, Cabbage, and Parsnips. The following are a l'ew varieties of the season's potatoes True Beauty of Hebron, American Rose, Royal Kidney, Itivers Ashleaf, .Sir John Llc-.vellyn, f'ritish Queen. now- drop, King Edward, Midlothian Kidney. Evergood, I Up-to-date..Northern Star. — Genuine only at TUDOR WILLIAMS'S, Wholesale and Retail" Seed Merchant, Medical Hall, Aberdare. MUSICAL.—Mr. \V. J. Evans, the organist of Sitoa Welsh Congregational Church, was the conductor at a very successful singing festival of the Congregational Churches a.t Ystrad- gynlais, held on Monday last. CKICXKT.—St. Margaret's and St. Teilo's met at The Grove, on Saturday, and the match re- sulted in a. win for St. Margaret's by one run. T. Humphreys bowled, and batted well for St. Teilo's, taking seven wickets for 11 runs, and making 9 runs. Scores: 34 to 33. SONS OF TEMPERANCE.—The local lodges ot the Sons of Temperance Benefit Society held a demonstration at Aberdare on Sunday. The principal streets of she town were paraded, headed by the Salvation Army Band. A meet- ing followed at Trinity Chapel, when the Rev. J. Lewis Jenkins preached. The arrangements were made by Mr. W. T. Jones. DR. BAENAHDO'S HOMES.—An entertainment in aid of these Homes was held at the Market Hall on Monday evening. The chairman dur- ing the first part was Dr. E. J. Trevor Jones (High Constable), while the latter portion of the concert was presided over by Mr. Howell T. Morgan. The following were the artistes: —Mr. Haydn Jones. Miss Mary Phillips. Miss M. A. Richards, Miss M. M. Davies, Mr. W. Caroll, Miss Maggie Phillips, Messrs. Tai M. Morgan and D. Landeg. Professor T. Jones acted as accompanist. OBITUARY.—An old Abefdarian, in the person of Mr. Richard Lewis, passed away on Tuesday at his residence in Broniestyn-terraoe. Deceas- ed was a member of Highland-place Unitarian Church, being also one of the trustees. He was at one time the owner of a foundry in Foundry- town, as well as the foundry and iron works at Gadlys, but for the last two years he had lived in retirement. His wife pre-deceased him some seven years ago. He leaves a number of child- ren, all of whom, with the exception of one I daughter, are married. One of his sons holds a very high position as engineer in New Jersey, America, while one of his daughters is Mrs. Jenkins, Hawthorn-terrace. DEATH OF AN OLD ABEKDARIAN.—Although personally only known to the older residents of the district, the news of the death of Mrs. Saunders, the widow of the late Dr. Saunders, will come with a shock to a large number of the residents of the town. When her late hu- band, Dr. Saunders, was minister of Betbania Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church, Aberdare, Mrs. Saunders made herself a host of friends in the neighbourhood. Deceased, who had re- sided for some years past with her son, Rev. J. M. Saunders, M.A., of P.mcoed. took an active interest in the C.M. Forward Movement, the Foreign Missions of the Calvinistic Method- ists, and the Kingswoou Treboeth Home;, Car- diff. She was a sister of the late Howell, of St. David's, and of Alderman W. Howell, of Pencoed. GROCER'S WILL.—Mr. Edwin Thomas, of 12. Stuart-street, Aberdare, retired grocer, who died on the 11th April last, left estate of the gross value of £2,896 Ss. Id., with net, person- alty £2.87ó 4s. Id. and probate of his will, dated 5th November. 1907, has been granted to his son, Mr. John Thomas, of 32, Stuart-street, Aberdare, schoolmaster, and his daughter, Miss Elizabeth Thomas, of the same address. The testator left £200 to his son George, £300 to his son John, J6500 absolutely and £4OC upon trust and his shares in the Aberdare Markets Company to his daughter Elizabeth his houses -25. 26, and 27, Mardy-street, Aberdare, to his son Ambross, and his shares in Spillers' Bakers and Co., Ltd., and in the Imperial Tobacco, Ltd., to his daughter Ellen, and ha left the residue of his estate to his said three eons. "YR YMOFTNYDD."—The May number of this magazine, the organ of the Welsh Unitarians, has just come to hand, and as usual contains much denominational news of interest. In addi- tion there is an interesting article on the Pro- gressive League Conference recently held at Pontypridd. Among those who read papers at that meeting was the Rev J. Morgan Jones, M.A., of Aberdare, and his paper is spoken of very highly in the article in question. The paper dealt with the Sunday School, and has since been reprinted in full in the "Christian Commonwealth." The short biographies of eminent men and women who were either born or died in 1809 are also continued, Joseph Haydn, the groat musician, being one of those dealt with in this month's issue. The first chap- ter of "The Origin and Growth of the Bible," by the Rev J. T. Sutherland, D.D., translated by the Rev. J. Hathren Davies, of Cefn Coed, also appears in the current issue. ABERDARE AND CARDIFF FREE LIBRARY.—In the forty-sixth annual report of the Cardiff Free Library, just issued, special reference is made to a donation of 68 volumes of the "Sat- urda.y Review" by the Rev. H. R. Johnson, Warden of St. Michael's College, late of Aber- dare, to the reference department, as well as a Welsh Bible and 17 other Welsh and local books by the Misses Bedlington, of Gadlys Uchaf, Aberdare, to the Welsh Department. In the long list of donors to the Library given at the close, thore are many Aberdare names, among them being those of the Rev. R. J. Jones, Bron Iestyn, a frequent and valuable contributor of books, pamphlets, and manu- scripts to the Library; Messrs. Jones and Son Rev. John Morgan, of Brynsion; Rev. J. T. Rhys, Godreaman. This Library h:1.5 recently secured an almost complete iset of the "Aber- dare Timcus," "Y Gwron," and other publica- tions of the late Mr. Josjah Thomas Jones and his son. OLD AGE PENSIONS.—The Sub-Pension Com- mittees of the Aberdare Council met on Mon- day evening at the Town Hall.—The Llwyd- coed Ward meeting was presided over by Mr. J. H. Jenkins, and Mr. A. Watkins (the clerk) submitted six applications, five of which were passed for 5s., and one for 3s.-Councillor T. Lewis presided at the Gadlys meeting. Eight applications were dealt with, and four were granted 5s. a week, one 38., one 2. one was disqualified, and one was adjourned.—Mrs. D. M. Richards occupied the chair at a meeting of the Town Ward Committee. Eight applica- tions were submitted, four of which were pass- ed for 5s., one for 3s., and three were disquali- fied.—The Bla/engwayx Committee, which was presided over by Mrs. James, dealt with six applications, three of which were passed for 5s., one for 4s., one for 3* and one for 2s.— Mr. Ben Lewis occupied the chair at the com- mittee meeting of the Aberaman Ward. Two applicants were granted 5s., one 2s., and one was adjourned.

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