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MOUNTAIN ASH. PURCHASE your Groceries and Provisions at H. Mountain Ash. Quality and rrice un- surpassed. IF you are in doubt where to Furnish, go to VIC- TOR FREED, the leading house furnisher, where you can be supplied at your own terms.-3 and 4, Miskin- Koad, Mountain Ash. WHY Purchase your Groceries at Mountain Ash .vheii 1. P. EYNON can serve you with the Best and Cheapest Groceries in Town. Noted for Provisions. --I. P. EYNON. Grocer. Miskin. Btnr your Jewellery and Take your Repairs to M. WEHRLEY, 4, Newfoundland-terrace, Merthyr. M. W. trave!s the neighbouring towns every week. PRIZE FIGIIT.-Barly on Sunday morning, a prize fight for £ 1 a side took place on Cardiff- •oad, near Lietty Tunnel Farm. There were .Jotit 100 spectators, and the fight was of a most stubborn nature. Some 19 rounds were fought, but eventually the Penrhiwceiber man gave in. He was so damaged that he had to be taken to the Mountain Ash Cottage Hospital. CONCERT.—A well-attended c oncert was given at Newtown Council School, on Monday evening, by the Nev'-«:«rn Choir. Mr. Thomas Narcctt presided, a.r:, an excellent i>roprarcane was gone through SO>. £ B were sung by Mr. Elijah Smith, Miss M. Morgan, Ya D J. Evans, Miss Alice Morton, Mr. T. Wilis, and Mr. W. Thomas; j HI. D. J. Griffiths contributed a recitation, while Master Stanley West gave an exhibition with bones. The New town United Choir sang several choruses in splenplid style, under the conductorship of Mr. Arthur Davies, Mountain Ash. The proceedings terminated with the singing of the National Anthem. FUNERAL.—On Saturday the funeral of the j late Mr. James Knight, of Clyde Cottage, Duffryn-street. took place for the Maes-yr-arian cemetery. > o deceased was for over thirty years an ev^.ino driver at Navigation colliery, and bad resided in the town some 43 years. He was 73 years of age. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. J. Sinnett Jones, M.A. (the Vicar), and a service was held at St. Margaret's Church, before proceeding to the cemetery. The mourners were:—Mrs. Knight (widow), Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Knight (son and daughter-in- law), Mrs. Richard Harris (daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Tyler, Miskin (son-in-law and daughter), Mr. and Mrs. Crowhurst, London (son-in-law and daughter), Mr. Harry Castle and Miss Ethel Castle, Penrhiwceiber (grand-children), Mr. Thomas Knight, Trowbridge (brother), Mr. and Mrs. Workman, Miskin, Mr. Tom Workman, Mr. F. Workman, Mr. and Mrs. W. Workman, Mr. and Mrs. George Knight (Campbell-terrace), Mrs. Gay, Mi. Ted Gay and Miss Davies. The coffin was of unpolished oak with heavy brass fittings. METHODIST SINGING FESTIVAL.—On Monday IL singing festival was held at Noddfa Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, and was of a high character. The Churches represented were Moriah, MISVIN Hermon, Penrhiwceiber; Beth- lehem, Mountain Ash; and Noddfa, Mountain Ash. As is usual with these festivals, the children were first catechised on the life of Christ, the catechist on this occasion being Mr. Rees A Edwards (Bethlehem). The programme of tunes was a good one, and the united choir acquitted themselves splendidly, under the conductorship of Mr. Matthew Breeze, the organist being Mr. W. R. Jones, Mountain Ash. In the afternoon the Rev. J. 0. Jenkins presided, and the tunes sung were as follows :—" Gweddi," "Ymlaen mae Teymas Nefoedd," Edrych at Iesu," Canu wnaf yr hanes rhyfedd," and Ymsom Plant." The anthem, Haleliwia," was sung both in the afternoon and evening. The president in the evening was Mr. Joseph Williams (Moriah), and, in addition to the anthem, the choir sang lesu Grist a'r Plant," Yr wyf yn Ffrynd i'r Iesu." Dowch yn 01," Mi Glywa'th Dyner Lais," "Milwyr Ieuainc Iesu," and Clywch yr Iesu'n Galw." During the day a duet was sung by Miss Nellie Evans and Miss M J. Morgan, and recitations were given by Miss M. Morgan (Victor-street) and others. During the interval a tea was provided in Noddfa Vestry when the following ladies presided:—Mrs. J. Hughes, Mrs. L. Hughes, Miss Morgan, Miss Ada Williams, Miss Annie Jones, Miss Nellie Morgan, Mrs. W. Williams, Mrs E. Evans, Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Dickens, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Webber, Mrs. R. Davies, Mrs. H. Ladd, Mrs. D. Williams, Mrs. E. Evans (Co- operative), Miss G. Evans, Miss Webber, and Mrs. J. Jones. Among the gentlemen who assisted were:—Messrs Lewis Hughes, D. Richards, John Davies, Benj. Evans, Rees Evans, John Lewis and Evan Morgan.

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