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MATRIMONY. ,( WANTED. Young Men of Excellent Character and Good Position to correspond with Young Ladies, domesticated, of affectionate disposition, and who are wise enough to consent that the Furnishing shall be done by BEVAN & Company, Ltd., Wales' Largest Furnishers, Pontypridd. Established 1860. EYE CONDITION. Glasses-artificial aids of vision—are a present day necessity owing to the impossible tasks to which the eyes are subjected. You eyes may be defective, and because you are not aware of the fact you allow them to go along day by day without attention. Headaches and eye pains will develope in ime, and thene you will realise that some thing is wrong. Better make sure now and save unnecessary anxiety. I offer an advisary eye-service free of charge. s Note only Addres Emrys Richards, CHEMIST, And SIGHT TESTING OPTICIAN, The Dunraven Pharmacy, TONYPANDY. The Chemist nearest Trealaw Bridge). 3111 REMOVAL. H. A. HARMAN 113, Queen Street, Cardiff, Will shortly remove to more central and convenient premises at 25, Duke Street, CARDIFF, And will Open about July 1st, with a Splendid new selection of Umbrellas, Walking Sticks, and Fancy Leather Goods. Note the New Address— 25, DUKE STREET, CARDIFF. Lives of some great men remind us That we will, if we are wise, Leave our modesty behind us And get out and advertise. -Judge, New York. + FREE ADVICE on ♦ DEFECTIVE SIGHT and: SPECTACLE WEARING « $Mr. REG. J. TRUSCOTT, F.S.M.C., F.I.O., etc. Honours, London, 189S. +4 ♦ QUALIFIED SPECIALIST in SIGHT-TESTING ♦ J And SPECTACLE MAKING, 27, Castle Street, Swansea. £ My Booklet: Defective Sight and its Remedy. Post Free on Applicatioll., 3363 T Don't Delay. Don't Wait. } We are Specialists in Ladies' an! Gents TAILOR NG, and guarantee perfect fit and latest style. SUITS From 3 £ /6- Best and Cheapest House in the Valleys. Tailoring on the Premises. Trial Order Solicited. PRICE 4yz CO, 19, Hannah Street, PORTH. Nat Tel. No. 0166. 3425 | If You like 1 1 nice C ake and Pastry, bake at home. Use Kingov Flour and you w ill be delighted with the result. You can always rely on it-it's always the same. You know when you put your Cakes in the oven exactly how they will turn out. There is no disappointment. Your Cakes will be always light and digestible your Pastry always perfect. Be sure to get the Famous Kingov Flour Accept no substitute; for there is no Flour like it for Hbme-Baking. 2d. Sr 2!d. per lb. bag. B Sold by all Grocers.
Tonypanay. The anniversary services of the English Congregational Church were held on Sunday, the 9th inst., when the Rev. W. Joseph, B.A., B.D., of Bristol, officiated. Three able sermons were preached during the day, and Messrs. H. Rees, E. Gardiner, R. Morgan and Geo. Symmonds rendered the quartets, In Memoriam anu. In the sweet by and bye," in the afternoon and evening meetings respec- tively. The singing of the hymns also was a credit even to Mid-Rhondda. The Rev. W. Joseph, at the evening service, preached a powerful sermon from the Epistle of Paul to the Romans, chapter i., verse 16: For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ," &c. He explained that there were several branches of the Gospel which merited our attention and demanded all our energies to possess them, namely, the Gospel of Sanita- tion and the Housing Problem, &c. All these were good things and part of the Gospel of Christ, but in seeking of them —the branches-we should not lose sight of the "mark of our high calling," Christ Jesus. Mr. Robert Morgan, the well- known baritone, rendered in excellent style the solo, Thou art passing hence," and was accompanied by Mr. Henry Rees. ) The singing of Aberystwyth," under the leadership of the conductor, Mr. Geo. Symmonds, brought a delightful day's services to a close. services to a close. -+-+- Time after time the Taff Vale Railway Company has been appealed to build a station at Tonypandy, but to no purpose. The present unsatisfactory and incon- venient locale of Dinas and Llwynypia was pointed out to them, and the Mid- Rhondda Chamber of Trade exerted itself in an honest and praiseworthy endeavour to secure this boon for the great and growing Mid-Rhondda centre. But all was in vain. There were innumerable obstacles in the way of granting such a demand, such as the lack of a, suitable site, &c.. but now it appears that by some good stroke of fortune these obstacles have either disappeared, or, as is most likely, they never did exist, for prepara- tions are already in hand for constructing a station on the Trealaw side of Trealaw Bridge, the preliminary work being already well in hand, and the whole thing is to be completed (so we're told) in about sixteen weeks. Merci! T.V.R. The Mid-Rhondda Orchestra, under the conductorship of Mr. A. A. Leek, is now disbanded. In order to mark the dis- solution, the committee of the band thought it just and fitting that Mr. Leek's services in the past should be recognised in a fitting manner. This recognition has taken the form of a handsome illuminated address, signed on behalf of the band by each member of the committee. A meet- ing will be held shortly to present Mr. Leek with this address. The Grenadier Guards Band, which was advertised to appear at the Mid-Rhondda Athletic Grounds and the Theatre Royal, on Sunday afternoon and evening respec- tively, having failed to turn up through the command of the King to appear at Buckingham Palace on Monday, an excellent substitute was found in the Band of the Royal Artillery, Plymouth Division (under the conductorship of Mr. R. G. Evans). The performances on the Athletic Grounds and at the Theatre were witnessed by great gatherings, the pro- gramme being in every respect of a very high order. The action of the Bristol United Fur- nishing Co., 34, Pandy Square, is unique. They offer to parties furnishing with them on the easy payment system, that in the event of a fatal accident happening to the breadwinner, they are free to retain the goods without paying another penny. This is indeed a remarkable offer. So remarkable is it, in fact, that we venture to state anyone intending furnishing should go straight to 34, Pandy Square, and get the benefit of this great offer, as it onlv lasts for three months. Further particulars can be seen on the front page.
If you don't you ought to know the benefit of taking Radiant Heat, Turkish and Electric Baths, at James,' 42, Charles Street, Cardiff. The best and most convenient baths in South Wales. Open Daily for Ladies and Gentlemen. 2997 There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
Cwmparc Last Sunday and Monday, the local Forward Movement Church held anni- versary preaching services, the Rev. Francis W. Cole, Port Talbot (formerly of Tonypandy), occupying the pulpit. Mr. Cole is possessed of marked oratorical abilities, and his sermons were much enjoyed by large congregations. On Sun- day afternoon, the service was held in Park (C.M.) Chapel (Welsh), which was kindly lent, and it was gratifying to note that the Welsh-speaking element was generous in its patronage. The English cause is making considerable progress, and negotiations are proceeding for a per- manent pastor. This is said to be an age of records," and the remark is full of meaning in view of the cult of the gramophone which has lately been pursued to an extent by some Cwmparcians. This "speaking" inven- tion of the great Edison, ably boomed by the eloquence of dealers in such, has fairly captured the hearts and purses (on the instalment system) of several of our most respected residents, and the evening air invariably vibrates with the strident strains of a comic" or the mysterious manifestations of a hidden "band," affording some justification for the flippant emendation by a London con- temporary of one of the Decalogues: —
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Treorchy. A splendid concert (under the auspices of the Abergotrchy Male Voice Party) was held at Ainon Chapel, Treorchy, on Thursday last, Councillor W. T. Jones presiding. The artistes engaged were: Miss Alice M. Cove (soprano), Madame Brunt (contralto), Mr. W. Todd Jones (tenor), and Mr. John Broad (bass). Mr. Tom Evans, C.I.S.M., accompanied. Miss Cove sang I will extol Thee with great effect, and in response to a demand for an encore, sang Gwlad y Delyn." Lete," by Miss Cove, was also well- rendered, and evoked loud applause. Mr. Todd Jones' songs were May Morning," "Galwad y Tywysog," and "Y Deryn Pur," the latter being an encore song. Mr. John Broad favoured the company with Y Dymhestl," Three for Jack," and Soldier Jim," whilst Madame Brunt's contributions were He was despised and Won't you buy my pretty flowers." The duet, Night in Venice," by Miss Cove and Mr. Jones, was received with rapturous applause and demands for encore. Mr. Evans, as accompanist, was excellent, whilst the renderings of The Destruction of Gaza and Comrades by the Party were magnificent. The Party intend competing at Newtown, Montgomeryshire, on June 29th, and it is hoped their efforts will be attended with success. YOUR Teeth can be Extracted painless with Narcotile. If you feel the least pain, there will be No CHARGE MADE by Corney Lewis, 85, Taff Street, Pontypridd. 3133 There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 otner great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
Wattstown. The monthly meeting of the Pontypridd and Rhondda Union of Congregational Churches was held at Carmel, Wattstown, on Tuesday, the 4th inst., Mr. S. Nicholas, Blaenrhondda (in the unavoidable absence of the Rev. J. T. Davies, Cymmer), pre- siding. The minutes of the previous meeting having been read and confirmed, a paper written by the Rev. E. C. Davies, Ynyshir (who was absent), on The place and work of the female members in the Christian Church," was read by the Rev. J. Williams, Hafod. An interesting dis- cussion on the various points arising out of the paper followed, and the Rev. E. C. Davies was heartily thanked for his efforts. In the evening, a sermon was delivered by the Rev. J. Dyfnallt Owen, Pontypridd. The Rev. T. Bryn Thomas, Ferndale, was elected chairman for the next six months. A charming operetta, entitled The Wishing Cap," from the pen of Mr. W. Smyth Cowper, was performed on Thurs- day last by the Calfaria Band of Hope, the proceeds therefrom being devoted to the Band of Hope Fund. The story is a delightful one, the scene being laid in the courtyard of Durden Farm in olden times. The chorus, represents the various farm hands in holiday attire on Michaelmas Eve, bewailing the state of things in general. Eventually they set out in search of the Wishing Cap," and vexatious trials befall some of the party. The characters were well sustained, and the conductor (Mr. David Thomas) is to be complimented on the success attending his efforts. The Rev. 0. J. Owen presided over a very large attendance. On Wednesday, the 5th inst., the funeral took place of Linus Jenkins, whose death occurred a week ago, following an accident sustained on the rubbish tip incline of the National Collieries, where [
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Gelli. "DEEDS are fruits, words are but leaves," 3J but J. P. Williams' Welsh Market Tea Leaves are fruity. 3391 There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
Tylorstown. The members of Beulah English Bap- tist Church are eagerly looking forward to the advent of their new pastor. Next Monday, the ordination services will take place of Mr. F. T. Broomham, Ponty- pridd. The meeting will be presided over by the Rev. Daniel Davies, Ynyshir. The charge to the church will be delivered by the Rev. T. J. Durston, Pontypridd; to the pastor by the Rev. D. P. David, Mardy. Several other ministers of the district will take part in the meeting. There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
Pontygwaith. On Monday last, the Sunday School trip of Soar Welsh Congregational Church took place to Porthcawl, a very miserable day being spent owing to. the bad weather. In the report of the presentation to Mr. D. Vaughan in last week's issue, we omitted to state that Miss S. E. Vaughan was presented by the Band of Hope con- ductor with a beautiful silver dressing- case. -+-+- On Monday evening, the Rev. Evan Jones, Carnarvon, lectured at Seion Welsh Methodist Church on Ideas about the Creation." There was a fair atten- dance, and the lecturer dealt in a very able manner with his subject. -+-+- Last Sunday morning, the pulpit of Soar was occupied by Mr. T. M. Morgans, Bedlinog (Collegiate, Pontypridd). At the communion service, Sunday evening, the Rev. T. Bryn Thomas, Tabernacle, Fern- dale, officiated. -+- We regret to note that the Rev. Joseph Evans, A.C., the highly respected and popular pastor of Soar, is still indisposed, and will he unable to occupy the pulpit for some time. However, the pulpit in the meantime will be occupied by other ministers of the district. We wish Mr. Evans a speedy recovery. There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
Trealaw. The funeral of Richard D. Pow (28), 195, Ynyscynon Road, Trealaw/who was killed at the Cambrian Collieries, Clydach Vale on Friday last, took place on Tues- day last at Llethrddu Cemetery. The funeral was one of the largest seen in the district for many years. The deceased leaves a widow and two children to mourn the loss of the breadwinner. The body, which was badly mutilated, was encased in a zinc-lined shell, with an outer coffin of panelled elm, fitted with silver handles. The funeral arrangements were satisfac- torily carried out by Mr. Hopkin Wil- liams, undertaker, Trealaw.
Ynyshir. On Sunday and Monday, special ser- vices were held at Bethany English Bap- tist Church, Ynyshir, to celebrate the first anniversary of the Christian Endea- vour Society. The special preachers for the day were the Rev. C. H. Watkins, of Manchester, and Mr. Robert Raikes Davies, of Dunoon College, Scotland, who gave inspiring messages. The soloists for the day were: Morning, the Misses Wil- liams evening, Mrs. Stephen Hughes, Llwynypia- The offertories exceeded all expectations. On Monday night, the pastor lectured to a large congregation on The New Theology." I ]
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Porth. The Management Committee of the Porth Cottage Hospital acknowledge with sincere thanks the following subscrip- tions —Mrs. Gordon Canning and Mrs. Gurre (per Mr. G. H. Smith), £ 25 each; Cambrian Collieries (per Mr. L. W. Llew- ellyn), zcll 13s. 2d.; R.A.O.B., Tony- pandy, £ 4; Mrs. Jenkins, Ystradfechan, £ 2 2s.; Dr. Cochrane, £ 2; Dr. R. O. Joyce, zEl Is.; Mr. J. Preece, £ 1 Is.; Mr. D. C. Evans, Bryn Miskin, 21 Is.; Mr. D. Richards, Ynyshir, 91 Is.; Demo- cratic Club, Blaenclydach, lis. 2d. -+-+- A bazaar and sale of work in aid of the Tabernacle English Baptist Chapel, Porth, was held at the above place on Thursday and Saturday, the 6th and 8th inst. The bazaar was opened on Thursday by Mrs. Griffiths, Porth House, who in a neat little speech said that her sympathy was with the English Baptist Church, and gave a donation of five guineas. Mr. E. Samuel, M.A., presided over the bazaar, and Miss Gwen Mathias rendered the song, "Promise of Life," in the morn- ing, and Vale of Life in the evening. The Rev. W. E. Prince (pastor), despite his indisposition, was present. The bazaar turned out to be most successful. The committee, who consisted of only fourteen ladies, started on their venture without any funds, all the work being voluntary. Unstinted praise is due to Mrs. W. H. Bowen, who, in the capacity of secretary, carried out her duties ener- getically. Great praise is also due to Mis. Samuel (president) and Mrs. Harding (treasurer) and to the other members of the committee. The committee have handed over JE50 to the treasurer of the church', and a sum was kept in hand to start another venture on a future occa- sion. All the stalls were tastefully deco- rated by the stallholders, and floral deco- rations were kindly lent by Alderman W. H. Mathias, Tynycymmer Hall, Porth. The stallholders were:—Drapery Stall: Mrs. Samuel and Miss Edwards. Con- fectionery Stall: Mrs. Wm. Evans and Miss Maggie Bowen. Fruit Stall: Mrs. W. E. Prince. Hardware Stall: Miss Gwen Samuel and Miss Beatrice Bray. Advertisement Stall: Mr. Wm. Evans, Mr. Reggie Samuel, and Mr. William Wilton. Refreshment Stall: Mesdames Bray, T. Evans, Wood, Stafford, Hughes, Herbert, Douglas, Powles, and Roberts; while Mrs. Dawkins and Mrs. J. Davies were carvers. South African Exhibition Mr. W. Jones. Curio Exhibition: Mr. B. Prince (Clydach Vale). Bran Tub: Mr. Pryce Lewis. Electric Battery: Mr. W. H. Thomas. -+--+- A band recital by the Cymmer Colliery Brass Band and miscellaneous concert was held at St. John's Church, Cymmer, Porth, on Thursday last. There was a large attendance. The recital was opened by the singing of a hymn, after which the band played a march, "The New Colonial" (Hall), following which they played the chorus, Pilgrims (" Tann- hauser "—Wagner). "Eternal Love" (T. D. Edwards) was sung by Mr. A. J. Jenkins, who possesses a fine tenor voice. Olla Podrida," pianoforte scraps (ar- ranged by Mr. G. F. Martyn, conductor), played by the band, showed the conduc- tor's fine musical taste. Miss M. H. Collins sang Angus Macdonald very effectively. Spanish march, Los Pica- dores" (George Asch), with castanet accompaniment, by the band was greatly appreciated. Mr. Thos. Pearce did credit to himself in a eornet solo, Cugus Animam (" Stabat Mater "). Madame Hannah Jones sang For all Eternity with marked success. Selection by the band, La Gioeonda" (Pionchelli), ar- ranged by the conductor, was excellently rendered. Bass solo, Mr. Evan Davies, who sang Thus saith the Lord," followed by the aria, But who may abide" ("s Messiah Handel). Intermezzo, Honoria," was played by the band. One special feature of the evening was a descriptive fantasia, The Smithy in the Wood (T. Michelis), the audience being hugely delighted with the introduction of the cuckoo calls, the lark singing, and the cows lowing, and finishing up with the smith working in the wood and the anvil sounding. A quartet, God is a Spirit (Bennett), by the artistes, was excellently rendered. The concluding item on the programme was a chorus by the band, The heavens are telling (Haydn). The proceeds are in aid of the St. John's Improvement Fund. A meeting under the auspices of the National Union of Gasworkers and Greneral Labourers was held at the Imperial Hotel, Porth, on Friday last, Mr. David Evans, Cymmer, in the chair.
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Tonyrefail. On Tuesday evening, the 4th inst., the annual general meeting of the Tonyrefail and Gilfach Goch Electric Light Com- pany, Ltd., was held at Tonyrefail. In the absence of the chairman of directors, Mr. W. T. Rees, Caerphilly, the chair was taken by Councillor W. Evans, J.P., Rhiwinder. Mr. Evans said that the company was in a, sound position, and had a bright future before it. Owing to the increased expenditure during the last year in the extension of mains to Evans- town, Gilfach Goch, the directors did not recommend a greater dividend than 212 per cent. per annum on the ordinary shares. The minutes of the last annual general meeting were read by the secre- tary, Mr. J. Herapath, Post Office, and were approved of. With regard to the reduction of the price of current to con- sumers, the Chairman' said that the directors did not think it expedient to reduce the price at present. The balance sheet and report were adopted. The retiring directors, Messrs. D. Naunton Morgan, Lewis Jenkins, and Wm. James, were re-elected, as also were the auditors, Messrs. Jenkins and Jones, chartered accountants, Westgate Street, Cardiff. The results of the Glamorgan County Council Mining Examinations are just to hand, and we note the following local successes: -First Stage, First Class: Wm. Davies (fifth in the county) and Silas Morgan (seventh in the county); Third Class: David Williams. The above were taught by Mr. Gomer Edwards, M.E., and their distinguished position reflects great credit both on teacher and pupils. Second Stage, First Class: Jehoida Davies and Edmund Griffiths, Gilfach (sixth in the county). Third Stage, Second Class: Thomas Davies, Gilfach David Edmunds, Gilfach; and Oliver Williams, Gilfach. Fourth Stage. Third Class: James P. Protheroe and Sydney Trevethin. The Second, Third and Fourth Stages were taught by Mr. John Samuel, M.E., County Council mining lecturer, Treorchy. Miss Myfanwy Griffiths, schoolmistress (daughter of the old veteran, Mr. A. Griffiths, tailor), is to be warmly con- gratulated on her great success in the recent Baptist Schools Examination, her paper receiving the maximum number of marks, and therefore forwarded to the final examination of the Baptist Union of Wales.
Blaengwyn-fi. Mr. G. H. Bibbings, B.A., of Leicester, delivered a lecture on Socialism on the G.W.R. Square on Tuesday evening, the 4th inst., Councillor Idris Waters presid- ing. Several questions were put to the speaker in the course of the meeting. An inquest was conducted by Mr. Powell, the deputy-coroner, at the Police Station on the late Wm. Davies, gate mechanic at the Great Western Colliery. After hearing the evidence, the inquest was adjourned to enable a post-mortem examination of the deceased to be made. -+--+- There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
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Love thy neighbour—though he hath a gramophone." We are prompted to the above remarks by the billing in local shop-windows of a Phonograph Eistedd- fod "—a novel idea by which prizes are offered for the best comic," the best solo (instrumental), the best senti- mental," &c. We congratulate Secre- tary Tom Herbert upon his pioneering of yet another movement with glorious possi- bilities. The adjudicator has our deepest sympathy. Examination results upon the work done in the last Evening School session are homing," and the success of Mr. E. Middleton's mining students is worthy of note. Out of eleven candidates in the county test, there has not been a single failure, two securing "firsts," five seconds," and four thirds." We heartily congratulate Mr. Wm. Price upon his score of 120 marks out of 150, thus securing third position on the list throughout the county. The other passes are: —Rees Williams (2), Iorwerth Davies (3), Evan T. Jones (1), David J. Thomas (2), Silas Griffiths (2), David Williams (3), Tom P. Jones (3), James Morgan (2), Gwilym Williams (2), and David Jones (Second Stage, 3). We would like to note also that Mr. Alfred Berwick topped the list in shorthand results throughout the county. We have been favoured with a pro- gramme for the forthcoming eisteddfod at Ystradfechan, under the auspices of the Silver Band. Magnificent prizes are offered in musical competition, but literary" aspirations are completely tabooed. For why? HAVE your decayed teeth Extracted, and New Dainty Teeth fitted painless, and your Railway Fare allowed by Corney Lewis, 5, Taff Street, Pontypridd. 3133 There is a splendid company engaged at the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other grea,t turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.
he was employed as a rider. Following their usual custom, the workmen at the colliery struck work midday to attend the funeral, and the procession was indeed an exceedingly large one. After a short ser- vice at the house, the mournful cortege commenced its way to the singing of the hymn, "Yn y dyfroedd mawr a'r tonau," and a large mixed choir, under the con- ductorship of Mr. Tom Evans, sang suit- able hymns at intervals. The mourners were: Mrs. S. Jenkins (mother), Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jenkins, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Davies, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miles, Mr. and Mrs. Mainwaring, Mr. Ivor Jenkins, Master Octavius Jenkins and Miss Sarah Mary Jenkins. Besides col- liery workmen and the deceased's com- rades, there were also present: Mr. Evan Williams (resident manager), Mr. S. G. Clissold (mechanical engineer), Mr. Wm. Price (overman, National Collieries), Mr. Walters, Mr. Wm. Lewis, Mr. Jacobs, Mr. E. T. Woods (local lodge secretary of the South Wales Miners' Federation), and Mr. John Jones (checkweigher). Three beautiful wreaths were received as fol- lows —The South Wales and Monmouth- shire Enginemen's, Stokers', and Surface Craftsmen's Association the Teachers and Scholars of Carmel (Cong.) Sunday School; and the neighbours. The place of inter- ment was the old burialground at Cymmer. A service was held at the chapel, con- ducted by the Rev. E. C. Davies, Saron, Ynyshir, and the Rev. John Williams, Carmel, Wattstown, the latter minister officiating also. at the house and graveside.
Mr. H. Brabham, the divisional organiser, delivered an address on Trade Unions Their work in the past and necessity in the future." Mr. Brabham showed him- self to be well versed in his subject, and kept his audience interested from start to finish. Councillor Ben Davies, Tre- hafod, was in sympathy with Trades Unionism, and said he was going to help the cause of Labour in every rank. At the close of the meeting, a vote of thanks was passed to the speakers. M ESSRS. DAVIES BROS., The Cash Chemists, have -1 opened a Chemist's Establishment, at 5, Hannah St., Porth, where all Drugs, Patent Medicines, Surgical Goods, etc., are obtainable at the Lowest Cash Prices. Your verdict will be, once you deal with us :-The BEST Shop for the Rich; the CHEAPEST Shop for the Poor, and the RIGHT Shop for everybody. Mr, John Davies, the Principal, is a Dispensing Chemist by exam, and was formerly Manager for 7 years at Messrs. Boots, Cash Chemists; Pontypridd. 3471 There is a splendid company engaged at ig the PALACE, PORTH, for next week. Ernie Myers, the London comedian; The Avalos, Katos Komical Kidgets, and 7 other great turns. Trains from all parts to suit each performance.