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Pentre. Special services were held on Sunday last at Bethel (P.M.) Church, Albert Street, when three instructive sermons were delivered by Mr. J. Steadman, Brynmawr. There were large and appreciative con- gregations. On Monday, the Sunday School tripped to Aberavon, and the weather being delightful, an enjoyable day was spent. An open-air meeting, under the aus- pices of the local branch of the I.L.P., was held near the Council Offices, Pentre, on Tuesday evening, when addresses on Socialism," by Mr. and Mrs. Ayles, Bir- mingham, were eagerly listened to. Ques- tions followed. We rejoice in being able to announce the recent success of Mr. Trevor B. Davies, the third son of Alderman E. H. Davies, J.P., who, at the early age of 22, has successfully attained the degree of M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Alderman Davies' second son, Dr. Ivor Davies, is also making smart progreslSi as house physician at the Royal Free Hospital, London. We wish both every success in their honourable careers. We regret having to chronicle the death of an old and respected resident of Pentre, in the person of Mr. Win. Hoskings, whose demise took place on Friday last, after a lingering illness. Deceased had carried on a successful business at Pentre as a, blacksmith for a, number of years, and was a prominent layman in the local Wesleyan Church. The funeral took place on Wednesday at Aberavon Public Ceme- tery, the Rev. J. E. Jones, superinten- dent of the Rhondda Circuit, officiating. There was a large attendance of mourners and friends at the final obsequies. An accident of a serious nature occurred on Saturday morning at Carne Street. It appears that whilst Alfred Spillcr, a mason, wasi engaged in repairing the roof of some houses, a portion of the roof gave way, precipitating the unfortunate fellow to the street below. He sustained severe injuries to his spine. Dr. Rickards was soon in attendance, and had the man con- veyed home, where, we understand, his condition still remains precarious. Monday being a general holiday with miners, advantage was1 taken of the respite by several Sunday Schools in enjoying their usual treats and outings. Siloh Sunday School, numbering about 4G0, spent the day in delightful Penarth, their enjoyment being only marred at the end of a long day by the fact of about 50 "trippers" being left behind—the latter being. so engrossed with their pleasure as to forget the time of their train's depar- ture. Nazareth Sunday School, breaking past tradition, snent tho day at home. A tea, prepared by the ladies of the church, was partaken of in the vestry, followed by games, &c.. on the pleasant slopes of Pentwyn, where the children were regaled with sweets, and the elders treated them- selves- to sundry poses before the camera. We are pleased to find that Mr. James Davies, A.C., and his choir are again on the warpath. Pentre, in past years, always possessed successful choral com- binations whose services have been requisitioned by Royalty and peers. We trust that Mr. Davies and his young ehoir will go forward, and bear proudly aloft and unstained the splendid banner of Pentre musicians. At a recent sale, a site which would just allow space for the erection of a couple of shops fetched the enormous price of E390. Great interest was taken in the wrestling match at the Tivoli on Saturday last, when Dai Paul succeeded in throwing Tom Rees twice out of three falls. b Dr. Gomer Lewis, the veteran lecturer from Swansea, delivered one of his charac- teristic lectures to a large assembly at Nazareth Chapel on Thursday last. The rev. gentleman took for his subject Abraham Lincoln." In the unavoidable absence of Alderman E. R. Davies, Mr. J. Young Evans (Treorchy) occupied the chair, 'l.lie proceeds of tin; lecture were in -aid of Mr. David Joues, Lla.ufoi.st Street. Ton, a deacon of the above church, vlio has been in ill-health for several months past.









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LiberaS League for Pentre.

Rheumatism and Paralysis

New Goijciliation Board.