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Mountain Ash County Court.

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ABERCYNON. FOR SOUTH AFRICA.—On Saturday Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Woodman, Master G. Woodman, Mr. W. J. Williams, Mr. ■ W. John, and Mr. Ivor Rees embarked on board "The Briton" at ■Southampton for South Africa. FUNERAL.—On Wednesday the funeral of the Iat6 Mr. Daniel Lewis''(Eos'Ma van); Glancy- non. took place. The cortege left by the 1 p.m. train, the interment taking place at Groeswen The Rev. T. W. Jones officiated. ASSAULT-AT-ARMS.—On Monday evening an assault-at-arms took place' at the Workmen's .Hall in aid of Mr. Edward Lewis, North-street, who has been unable to follow his employment for a considerable time. A musical programme • was also gone through. DEAR FIGHT. — Evan Jones and Rowland Jones, of Abercynon, who did not appear, were at Merthyr, on Tuesday, fined 40s. and costs each for fighting in Lower High-street, Mer- thyr. Defendants were stripped to the waist, and a large crowd assembled to witness the encounter. SPECIAL SBRYICKS. — On Sunday, the half- yearly preaching sarvioes of Bethel English Forward Movement Hall were held, when the Rev. Ambrose Williams, Tonypandy, delivered excellent sermons. In the afternoon a Welsh sermon' was preached by the rev. gentleman at Tabernacle C.M. Church (kindly lent). ENGLISH WESLEYANS.—On Sunday special ser- vices were held at the English Wesleyan Chapel, when sermons were preached by the Rev. H. A. Roberts. On Monday a tea was held. In the evening the Rev. H. A. Rob- erta gave a lecture on "Christianity and Com- monsense" at the English Congregational Church, which was lent for the cocasion. CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY.—The quarterly meet- ing of the Ynysybwl Co-operative Society (Abercynon Branch) was held on Monday eve- ning at the Co-operative Hall, Mr. Edward Williams presiding. The balance sheet was considered as very satisfactory, the sales for the last quarter amounting to £11,199, show- ing an increase of £1,870 over the correspond- ing period of last year. The sales to Aber- cynon members alone amounted to £ 5,353 3s. 8.J; and sales to non-members to £42 4s. 9-d. The profits allowed of a dividend of 2s. 6d. in the Mr. Percy Smith was fe-elected on the committee. CHAMBER OF TRADE.—On Tuesday evening a meeting of the Chamber of Trade was held at the Workmen's Hall. Dr LI. Morris pre- siding. Tho following new members were accepted:—Messrs. H. M. Davies, T. Jones. G. M. Davies, John Hughes, and J. D. Jones. It was decided that the annual outing should be to Minehead on the, 24th of June. Mr. B. R. Thomas gave the report of the inter- view with Mr Besley regarding a. better ap- proach to the station. Mr. Beasley stated he could not promise anything now as they had aJready spent over je2,000 on the new bridge. Mr. Edmund Jones explained to him that people living in Carnetown had nearly a mile to walk to the station, which, in fact, was only a few yards from them, and sooner than do this they walked to Cilfynydd. taking a tram to Poiitvpridd, thereby saving 4d. in train fares. Mr. Beasley stated that he would see what he could do in the matter. Mr. Edmund Jones drew attention to the fact that there is no Justice of the Peace at Abercynon, whilst at Treharris there are two. It was decided to write to the Lord Lieutenant of the County and the Lord Chancellor on the matter. Mr, T. Jones called attention to the scavenging of the district, and it was decided to write to the Mountain Urban District Council on the matter. It was decided to close the shops on Whit Monday and Tuesday.


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