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HIRWAIN. TBUNIS.—It is stated that the members of i the Hirwain Tennis Club have decided to purchase new racquets, and that most ;of the old members intend to play. FOOTBAIA.—An Association match was played on Carter's Field, on Saturday last, between Old Crocks" and Brickworks Rovers," and resulted in a win for the latter, by one goal to nil. RAMOTH Y.P.S.—The members of this sooiety met together on Wednesday evening last, when an excellent paper was read by Mr. ^avi^ Thomas on The Dawn of the Reformation. The following commented upon the interesting paperMessrs. R. Evans, J. Davies Rees M. Davies. Mr. A. Watkins (G. & L,), the chairman, also spoke. the last monthly meet- ing for men held in connection with the St. Lleurwg's Bible Class, an interesting paper was read by Mr. Morgan D. Johnson, on the subject, One reason why I am a Churchman." The following took part in the discussion which followed, viz. :—Messrs. Dan Rees, J. Hinch. cliffe and the Rev. D. J. Arthur. A vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Arthur to the reader, and this was seconded by Mr. D. J. Davies. QUARTERLY MEETING.—At Zion English Baptist Sunday School quarterly meetings were held on Sunday, when there was but a small attendance. Those who attended were well compensated with a splendid programme rendered by the members. The following took partMiss Nellie Jones, Mr. E. J. Davies, Miss E. Brock, Mr. Sid. Barrett, Miss A. Pearce. Mr. H. Haman, Miss L. Boore and Mr. Jack Evans. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Price, superintendent, and Miss E. Morgan was the organist. GUARDIANS ELECTION.—After the result of the polling for the Merthyr Board of Guardian election became known Mr. Jones, who headed the poll for the Llwydcoed Ward, spoke to a large gathering at the Kendon-square. He thanked the electors for the honour bestowed upon him. He said he had had a very hearty welcome in all parts of the ward, and they had shown good spirit in helping Hirwain to have a representative on the Guardians. He would repay them all bv looking after the interests of Trecynon, Cwmdare, Llwydcoed and Hirwain. He would endeavour to merit the confidence placed in him by looking well after the poor as well as endeavour to keep the rates down. ST. LLEURWG'S.-—The annual Easter Vestry meeting was held on Thursday last. The Rev. Joseph Morgan presided over a fair attendance. The Church accounts presented were most satisfactory, showing a. slight balance in hand after wiping off the debt on the new organ chamber. Mr. George Jones was again unani- mously elected the people's worden, and Mr. George Bishop was appointed Vicars warden. The following were elected sidesmen:—Messrs. T. Edwards, J. Shannon, W. G. Rogers, Dan Rees, W. J. Coloman, Gwyn Davies, John Lewis, John John, John Howells and David Jones. Votes of thanks were extended to the outgoing sidesmen, the organist, and the ladies who undertook to provide flowers for the decorations. "RHYS LEWIS."—Two performances of the popular Welsh drama, Rhys Le^is (Daniel Owen) were given at the Victoria Hall, on Thursday and Saturday evenings, by the Rhys Lewis Dramatic Society," Hirwain. The ChairJbn were Mr. Owen George and Mr. H. H. Evans (Cwmdare). The Chief characters were taken by the following •—Rhys Lewis, Mr. Rees D. Davies; Robert Lewis (father), Mr. J. Renowden; Mari Lewis (mother), Miss Ceinwen Evans; Bob Lewis (brother), Mr. Rees W. Jones; James (uncle), Mr. T. W. Morgan; Will Bryan, Mr. David Williams; Robin (the soldier), Mr. W. D. James; Mr. Brown (parson), Mr. T. F. Jones; Thomas Bartley, Mr. D. James; Barbara (wife), Mrs. L. M. Jones' John Powell, Mr. W. R. Jones; Mr. Hughes (minister), Mr. W. J. Jenkins; Abel Hughes, Mr. D. Powell; Marged Pittars, Miss M. A. Jones; Suss, Miss Ceinwen Evans; Sergeant Williams, Mr. John Davies; school children, Masters Rees Evans, J. Morris, J. J. Dymond, Trevor Evans, W. Richards, T. Jenkins, S. Hopkins, and John James; stage manager, Mr. David Williams. The accompanists were Miss Mary Davies and Mr. E. J. Davies. The hall was crowded on both nights, and the perfor- mances went through without a hitch. Owing to the illness of Mrs. L. A- Jones, who was to have taken the part of Mari Lewis," a sub- stitute was required, and one was found in Miss Ceinwen Evans, who went through her part admirably. Thomas Bartley was also well personated by Mr. Dl. Jones, who kept the audience roaring with laughter. Mr. Rees DI. Davies, as Rhys Lewis, was also all that could bo desired. The proceeds were in aid of Mr. Evan Davies, Cynon-terrace, Hirwain, who has been in ill-health for years, and it is antici- pated that a good sum wiU be realised.


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