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i LOCAL INTELLIGENCE ONE Sliillintr Bottle of JENKINS'S Lung Mixture completely took my cough away. J. T. DOCTON. l'lumber. Gaslitter. House Decor- ator, raperhanging Warehouse. 138, High-street, -in.- Merthyr. Ali Kepairs attended to at tho shortest notice. A Staff of Experienced Workmen regu- larly employed. Estimates free. Paperhangings from 2d. per piece; numerous job lots greatly under cost price. GET rid of that backache to-day by taking JENKINS' Is. Backache Pills. FOR irfdigestion and wind in the stomach, there is nothing like JENKINS' Digestive Pellets.-ls. Tins.—Address Chemist. Pontmorlais. AN INTERESTING DISPLAY.—HOW "K" Boots arc made, and what they are made of. We are exhibit- ing in our windows a choice selection of fine skins of black and brown leather as used in the manu- facture of "K" Boots and Shoes. Note Address, W. R. WILLIAMS, -51A, High-street Merthyr. GOOD NEWS for Workirig MCIK of Merthyr and District: E. "SIEBLB & SON. 31 -High-street, Mer- thyr, lvas,rji]ist;reee,iycd all their new goods for the season at all tfie' old prices. Just call and see their fine show on Saturday next. New Suits, all I colours, men's, youths, and boys. Finest house in Wales for Working Clothes. They arc making a special show for Whitsun. so if you have no money call and sec their goods. You can put any article one side until you get the money. Don't forget next Saturday. The topic of thi day is Mr. Lloyd George Bud- get, but what we want the topic to be is the Mar- vellous Value we can offer you in Watches. Chains, Rings, and all kinds of Jewellery. Men's, Women's and Children's Clothing, Bedding, Boots, and other articles too numerous to mention. Wedding Rings and Keeper Rings at very low prices. Call and see our windows at E. SlEDLE & SON, Pawnbrokers and Jewellers, 25, Pontmorlais. Merthyr. We also lend most money on all kinds of Watches. Jewellery, Clothing, and other valuables. Special contracts made to suit customers' convenience. For Motor Goggles, Shooting Glasses, Field Glasses and the special "Territorial' Telescope. at lowest prices, go to HENRY M. LLOYD, Chemist and Oph- thalmic Optician. Victoria-street, Merthyr (opposite Market Doors). PONTSAKN PAVILION AND GROUNDS for tea parties and picnics. Terms moderate.—Apply, Penrhiwglais Farm, Pontsarn, Merthyr. BOOKS FOR THE LIBRABY.—The Corporation have decided to have shelves erected at Thomas- town Library for the reception of books be- queathed by the late Mr. J'. P. Pool. BREAD BY WEIGHT.—The police are on the look-out for persons who sell bread otherwise than by weight, and those concerned should take a note of warning and save not only their pockets, but the valuable time of the magistrates and police officers. A ,so will be heard at the next court. THE NATIONAL.—Mr. Price, the caretaker of the Town Hall, has beer granted a week's leave of absence to attend and take part in the Natipnal Eisteddfod, in London. "Cynog" is an ardent eisteddfodwr. IN CASE OF FinE.-The Watch Committee have received a report from the Town Clerk, stating that they might pay persons rendering the police assistance at fires, under the pro- visions of the Town Police Clauses Act, and the chief-constable has been directed to report upon any claims received. BABGOED EISTEDDFOD.—The winner of the prize for the best recitation (to be a test piece in the 1910 Eisteddfod) was Mr. G. Price (Gwyddonfryn), Bryn Gwyddon, Merthyr Tydfil. The Bubject of the piece was Oriau Olaf Samuel." The prize for the Englyn was divided between Mr. G. Price and Mr. G. Jones (Madog Fychan), of Brecon. We regret that an erros crept into our report last week in regard to these two events. NEW RAILWAY OFFICIAL.—The directors of the Brecon and Merthyr Railway Company have appointed Mr. J. Dunbar, works manager of the Cambrian Railway Locomotive Works at ¡ Oswestry, to the position of locomotive superin- tendent in the room of Mr. George Owen, who was recently run over by a train while paying I a visit of inspection to some engines at Maindee. a visit of inspection to some engines at Maindee. Mr. Dunbar before going to Oswestry held an important position on the Midland Railway. RAILWAY MAP OF THE COAL DISTRICT;—The Business Statistics Publishing Co., Límitd 12, James-street, Cardiff, have just issued a new railway map of the South Wales Steam Coal District. Each railway line in shown in a different colour, and the positions of all collieries and fuel works are indicated. The map has been brought right up-to-date, and includes the various proposals of the 1909 Session, which are now engaging the attention of the House of Lords Committee. SUNDAY TELEGRAPHING.—At a meeting of the General Purposes Committee of the Corporation, on Monday, a letter was read from the Post- master Generai, with regard to hours of labour in the post-office on the Sabbath, and asking whether it would be convenient to have the telegraph-office at Merthyr opened from 8.30 to 10 a.m. on Sundays, instead of 8 to 10 o'clock as at present.- -On the motion of Councillor Isaac Edwards, the Committee approved of this alteration. MERTHYR CKATHAI. MISSION.—A very success- ful cantata, eutiticd "The Kingdom and the King," was rendered at this place of worship, on Thursday, under tho leadership of Mr. T. B. Davies, musical director of the Mission. The proceedings vere presided over by Mr. Dan Davies, Oaklands. There was an appreciative audience. The axiistes were:—Soprano, Miss Sarah Gwen Davies; contralto, Miss Katie Hughes; tenor, Mr. Dan Daniels, Dowlais. bass, Mr. David Davies, Abercanaid. Mr. S; Gregory Davies led the orchestra, and Messrs. Haydn Davies and D. L. Milward were the accompanists. YOUNG PEOPLE'S GUILD.-The weekly meeting of the guild connected with Zion Welsh Baptist Church, Twynyrodyn, was held at the Vestry on Tuesday evening, Mr. Job Williams (president) in the chair. Various subjects were allotted for treatment by the following :-The Chairman, Messrs. Thomas Jenkins, Morgan Jones, Johnny Evans W. Griffiths (jun.), Willie Price, Johnny Thomas, G. MacNaught, Rhys T. Richards, Tudor Evans, Misse3 May Griffiths, Mary Ann Jones and Annie Ma.r., Evans. During the evening, Mr. William Griffiths (sen.) gave an excellent rendering of Mor o gan yw Cymru i gyd." BARRY SUMMER SCHOOL.-The prospectus of the Glamorgan Summer School, to be held at Barry, in August, 1909, has just been issued. The following education authorities have already decided to offer studentships to enable teachers in their respective areas to attend the school:— Aberdare, Barry, Merthyr, Newport, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Monmouthshire, Pembrokeshire, Bre- conshire and Wiltshire. The prospectus gives full details of the classes, fees, etc., and copies can be had from the Chief Education Official, Education Department, 35, Park-place, Cardiff. MINISTER'S DEATH IN THE STATES.—" The Druid," Scranton, Po., announces the death of the Rev. Gwilym M. Evans, pastor of the North Baptist Church, Port Chester, on April 15, after a lingering illness of two years, from the. effects of valvular heart disease. The deceased was born in Llandebie, South Wales, on January 10, 1858, and was, therefore, 51 years of age. At an early age he entered Pontypool College, where he received his education for the ministry. When very young he was ordained a minister of the Baptist Church in Merthyr. His first charge was Blaenavon, after which he went to America. LESSONS OF THE BUDGET.—Speaking at Burton-on-Trent, on Sunday evening, Mr. I Keir Hardie, M.P., said when he read into the Budget he saw that the Government did not intend to dissolve until 1911, for they were bent on initiating a number of social reforms and then appealing to the country on a Reform Bill, all of which could not be accomplished until the summer of the year named. The Budget provided an object lesson in Tariff Reform. The small tax on spirits, beer, and tobacco had been promptly shifted upon the shoulders of the consumers in a heavily-augmented form, and this would inevitably be the case with any tax on imports, which the workers should note. RESCUE HOME, MERTHYR TYDFU,. Street Collection on Saturday, May 29th. Look out for the boxes. Please help in this good work.


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