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Aberdare District Council…

Aberdare Valley Baptists.

Aberdare Chamber of Trade.



--Present Political Problems.


Aberdare Bachelors' Club,



Deafness Cured.¡



ABERAMAN. PULPIT.-The Rev. W. S. Evans, Ffynnon, occupied the pulpit and preached at Ynyslwyd Chapel, on Sunday morning last. His discourse was much appreciated. MINISTEEIAL. The Rev. James Eilis, of Hyde, Manchester, is undertaking the pastorate of the English Wesleyan circuit a' Aberaman. The rev. gentleman has had a successful career, and will probably do great work in the locality. OBITUARY.—The funeral of the late Mrs. M. J. Powell,, who passed away on Thursday, the 31st, ult., took place on Tuesday afternoon last a.t the Aberdare Public Cemetery. A brief ser- vice was conducted a tho house, 70, Regent- street, by the Rev. W. T. Francis, pastor of Gwawr Welsh Baptist Church. The rev. gen- tleman also officiated at, the graveside. DISCHARGED.—At Glamorgan Quarter Ses- sions, on Tuesday, Charles Lloyd (40), con- tractor, and Evan Cadwalader (24), haulier, charged with stealing a bottle of whisky and a sum of money from the Beaufort Arms, Aber- nroan, were found not guilty and discharged. The police said they were respectable hard- working men. ArpoINTMENT.-On Thursday evening last Mr. Tom Davies, Abcrcwmboi, was appointed manager of the bill-posting business which has been undertaken by the Abcraman Public Hall Committee. A large number of suitable sitez have been acquired locally, and efforts are being made to become affiliated to the National Association of Bill-posting Companies. A MODERN SERMON.—The Rev. T. II. Bryant continued his series of special sermons a.t the Primitive Methodist Chapel in Llanthewy- street, on Sunday evening last. There was a large consrelation, many l.L.P'ers and other advocates of social reforms being present. The rev. gentleman took ns his text Rom. i., 16. Ho based his discourse upon the subjects of Christianity Socialism, and Tinman Nature. It was a very powerful and impressive address, which was teeming with arguments in dcience of the Christian cause. OBITUARY.—One of the oldest residents of Aberaman passed away last week, in the person of Mrs. Mary Ann Whitcombe, 35, Regent- street. She was 07 years of age, and had resided at the above address for the last 26 years. Her husband was accidentally killed at the Treaman Colliery about seven years ago. The funeral, which was private, took place at the Aberdare cemetery, on Saturday afternoon, the officiating minister being the Rev. Morgan Powell, vicar of Aberaman. Mr. F. D. E. George, Aberdare, carried otit the undertaking arrangements. BILLIARDS.—The Abcraman Institute Billiard Team paid a return visit to Abercynon, on Wednesday sen'night. Scores :— ABERAMAN. ABERCYNON. T. B. Jones 200 E. Davies 73 T. Bowen 175 Tim Hughes 200 J. Llewellyn 200 W. Wyndham 191 Phil. Morgan 200 T. Edwards 18,1 Ben Davies 148 T. Shapira 200 T. J. Dumayne.. 200 J. Williams 172 Will Male 153 S: Phillips 200 Jas. Rees 180 T. J. Davies 200 Total 1462 Total 1419 11 PUBLIC AMUSEMENT.—Tho Aberaman runnc Hall (Grand Theatre), is this week occupied by Mr. John R. Poole, who has changed its nomenclature to The Aberaman Picture Palace." Mr. Robert Tebbitt is present as resident manager. Excellent pic turcs are shown on the bioscope. Mr. Godfrey Price, the renowned baritone, of Tylorstown, is beard to splendid advantage in the solo Rocked in the cradle of the deep," while in the song scena, The Trumpeter," lie meets with rapturous applause. Madame Rengleur and her Russian poodles prove aD attractive turr, many of the dogs showing remarkable sagacity. OBITUARY.—Tho funeral of the late Mr. Benjamin Kcllow, 8, Gladstone-street, whose death we reported last week, took place on Thursday afternoon, at the Aberdare cemetery. The deceased was 63 years of age, and was one of the oldest workmen at the Aberaman pit, having been a trustee of the colliery fund for a great number of years. He was also a faithful member of the Ancient Order of Foresters. A large number of relatives and friends attended, which testified to the esteem in which deceased was held. The officiating ministers were the Rev. T. H. Bryant, P. M. Church, and the Rev. H. p, Jenkins, circuit pastor of Saron. N.A.U.S.A.—At the monthly meeting of the local section of the Shop Assistants' Union, Mr. J. H. John, Cwmaman, in the chair, the balance sheet for the past year was presented by Mr. D. J. Phillips, the secretary. It was pointed out that £65 had been paid out as sick benefit, being the highest total since the forma- tion of the branch. A report of the South Wales District Council meetings was ably given by Messrs. Ivor Jones and Handel Harris, and resolutions upon the most important matters were passed. Mr. Ivor Jones, also gave a report of the joint meetings of the AberdAro and Aberaman branches, at which matters of local and mutual interest were discussed. WEDDING.—A pretty wedding was solemnised on Sunday morning last at Calfaria Welsh Baptist Chapel, Aberdare. The contracting parties were Miss Dorothy H. Evans, second daughter of Mr. Henry Evans, 35, Gwawr-street, and Mr. John Jones, son of Mr. Thomas Jones, Kiln-street. The officiating minister was the Rev. R. E. Williams (Twrfab), pastor of Ynyslwyd Church, whereat both the bride and bridegroom arc members. The bridesmaids were Misses Hettie Evans (Aberdaro) and Lizzie Jones, sisters of the bride and bridegroom respectively. Others who attended were:— Mr. Henry Evans, father of the bride, who gave her away; Mr. Thomas Jones, father of the bridegroom; Mr. John Elias Evans, the bride's brother; Mr. Morgan John Morgan, who acted as best man; Miss M. J. Jones, Bute-street, and Miss Nellie Jones, Cefn-place. After the ceremony the party repaired to the bride's parents' home, where the wedding celebrations were duly carried out. The young couple were the recipients of, numerous presents.


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