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NANTYMOEL. Eisteddfod Success.—Master George Owen, LIanliarran-terrace, Nantymoel, who scored another triumph at the Maesteg Eisteddfod on Saturday, when he secured first prize in the children's solo competition1, promises to have a very bright musical career in front of him,. He possesses a voice of exceptional quality. Pianist's Success.—Miss Annie Watkins, Brookland-terrace, Nantymoel, who is a pupil of Mr. W. Leyshon, Bridgend, won the open pianoforte solo at Maesteg on Saturday. Mise Watkins, who is yet only in her early teens, has quite a remarkable list of successes for one so young. Her proficiency must be highly complimentary to her and her teacher. Cvvrddau Mawr.—The half-yearly preaching services in connection with Saron Welsh Bap- tist Church were held on Sunday and Mon- day, when the Rev. W. T. Francis, Aberduar, Carmarthenshire, preached very effective and eloquent sermons to crowded and appreciative congregations. The singing of the choir, ably conducted1 by Mr. David Bowen, was very pleasing. Miss Rachel, Thomas efficiently presided at the organ. Collections were made towards the building fund. Harvest Thanksgiving.—Very successful harvest thanksgiving services were held at Mouiit Zion English Congregational Church, Nantymoel. The sacred edifice had been nicely and tastefully decorated, and very im- pressive and stirring addresses were given by the Rev. W. J. Bryant, the esteemed nastor of the Church. On Monday evening a suc- cessful musical service was given after which a sale of the products was effected, much to the benefit of the church's exchequer. District Council.—For the next District Council election'of the Nantymoel Ward, Mr. Howell Lewis, Pembroke-terrace, Nantymoel, has been nominated by the Ocean Western Colliery Lodge; Mr. J. T. Williams, check- weigher, Wyndham Collieries, by the Wynd- hom Lodge, and Mr. Worth v Boobyer by the local branch of Shop Assistants' Union. These names will be submitted to the local Trades and Labour Council, and subsequently to a mass. meeting of workmen, who. will select from the above. The Late Mr. Edwin Morgan.—Among the list of mourners in our report of the funeral of Mr. Edwin Morgan, overman, Ocean Col- liery, Nantymoel, published in, our last week's issue, the following should have been included —Mr. and Mrs. Llewellyn Morgan, Ystrad; Mr. and Mrs. M. Rees, Bryncethin; Mr. T. Morgan, Oarnelly; -Air. J. Griffiths, Gilfach; Mr. and Mrs. H. Worthy, O.^more Vale Mr. J. Watkins, Caerau Mr. W. Morgan, Glyn- ogtvr; Mr. T. Griffiths. Pencoed; Mr. M. Morgan, Llanharran Mr. LI. Richards, Pen- coed. Children's Treat.-Last Saturday evening, members of the Juvenile Rechabite Tent held at GIIead Vestry, were given their annual treat, which was catered oy Mr. Yorwerth David. The following ladies assisted at the tabled—Mrs. Scourfiekl, Mrs. R. J. Lord, Mrs. G. Lord, Mrs. J. W. Jones, Mrs. Henry Edwards, Mrs. Jenkins. with the Misses Jones, R. Jenkins, L. Williams, and E. Pic- ton. Messrs. Evan Morris, H. Edwards, Tom Jenkins, and John Jones, the energetic sec- retary (on whom, in particular, the flourish- ing condition of the Tents reflects great credit) rendered yeoman service towards the success of the happy function. A stimulating inducement to join this society is that all juveniles on being transferred to the adult Tent are exempted from payment for the nvst six months. PRETTY WEDDING. The nuptials of Mr. David Jones, chief clerk of the Co-operative Society, Nantymoel, and Miss Ann Jane Jones, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs David Jones, Vale View, Nanty- >noe.iv were solemnised at Saron Welsh Bap- tist Church, Nantymoel. on Tuesday morn- ing. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. John Hughes, pastor of Saron, assisted by the Rev. W. T. Francis, Aberduar. The bride, who was given away by her father, was charmingly attired, and the bridesmaids were Misses Lizzie and Claudia Jones, sisters of the bride, and Miss M. E. Davies, Llanelly, cousin of the bride. The bridegroom was attended by Mr. Phil Thomas, Aberdare, as best man. The proceedings at the church were witnessed by a large congregation, who, as the bridal party were leaving, showered them with confetti. A reception was after- wards given at the residence of the bride's parents. The good wishes of a large number of friends were represented by a very numer- ous array of beautiful gifts appropriate to the occasion. The happy pair subsequently drove to Bridgend, en route for the Mumbles, where the first portion of the honeymoon was spent. List of presents: -Mother of bride, household linen; father of bride, Bible: mother and father of bridegroom, handsome clock; Rev. and Mrs. Morris, Rhayader, Eiderdown quilt and table cover; Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Roberts, Abernant, silver-mounted porcelain tray; Master J. T. Roberts, silver oread fork; Mrs. Jones (grandmother of bride), Abernant, handsome quilt; Masters William John and James Lloyd Jones, Bryn Goleu, tea set; Miss Lizzie Jones, set of jugs: Miss Claudia Jones, bedroom pictures; Mr. and Mrs. Gomer Wil- liame, Commercial-street, flower pot and stand and glass dishes; Master Islwyn Wil- liams, table mats and candlesticks; Mr. and Mrs. James Lloyd James, Vale View-terrace, tea, dessert, and fruit spoons Miss Aunie and Master Clifford James, cushion; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones, Vale View-terrace, half- dozen table knives and bronzes; Mrs. Vaughan, Llanharran-terrace, linen table- cloth; Mr. and Mis. Edwin Harris, Dinam- terrace, brass fire irons; Mr. Isaac Jonies, Station-road, photo, frames: Mr. and Mrs. J. Rees, half set of tea cups and saucers; Miss Agnes Morgan, Blaengarw. cake dish and d'oyleys; Mr. and Mrs. Enoch, Co-operative Stores, silver-mounted biscuit barrel; Mrs. Williams, Commercial-street, teapot; Mrs. Wood, Forest House, cheese stand; Miss Bessie Watkins, Forest House, pair fancy plates; Mrs. David Griffiths, glass dishes; Mrs. Elms, cream jug and sugar basin; Miss Lizzie Jane Lloyd. Bethel Cottage, half-doz. silver tea spoons; Mrs. Thomas, Nantymoel- row, flower pot; Mis. Lloyd, Ivy Cottage, rolling-pin and poacher; Miss Annie M. Jones, Vale View-terrace, cream jug and sugar basin; Miss Maggie Jones, half-doz., bread and butter plates Masters Tommy and Walter Jones, half-boz. tea cups and saucers; Miss Ethel Jones, shovel; Mr. Evan James, Commercial-street, silver clock and silver jelly dish; Master James Lloyd James, Ivy Cot- tage, pair of ornaments; Mrs. Catherine Ann James, pair ornaments Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Jones, Osborn-terrace, silver cruet stand; Misses Gwen and Jane Jones, cheese stand; Master William M. Jones, breakfast cruet; Mr. and Mrs. Gwilym Jones, Brynhyfryd, eh ina clock and ornaments; Mr. and Mrs. Richards, Newtown, silver salt cellars; Miss Mary Esther Davies, Llanelly, 1 doz tea spoons and ornaments; Mr. and Mrs. Evan Griffiths, Compton, House, household brushes; Mr. J. Thomas, silver butter dish and knife; Mrs Evans, bread tray and fruit dish Mr and Mis. Henry Jones, silver cake basket; Miss Thomas, Exchange, silver-mounted procelain biscuit barrel; Mr. and Mrs Gwilym Thomas', Cadogan-terrace, silver-mounted oak salad bowl; Mrs. Parry, Vale View-terrace, silver- mounted flower vases; IMrs. Evans, Beehive, tablecloth; Friend, Beehive, cheesestand; Mrs. Richards, Llewellyn-street, half-dozen dinner plates; Mrs. Jacob, Vale View-ter- race, teapot, stand, and water jug; Mrs. Richards, Vale View-terraCf, cake stand; Mr. Evans, Vale View-terrace, tablecloth; Mrs. Evans, saucepans; Mrs. James, Vale View- terrace, half-doz cups and saucers and plates; Reta May, moustache cup; Mr. Phil Thomas, Aberdare, tapestry table cloth- Mr. Caradog R. Jones, Co-operative Stores, steel and brass fender: Mr. Walter Jones, Ebbw Vale, two table cloths; Mr. and Mrs1. Daniel Davies, Hansworth, Birmingham, drawn thread and cruel work table centre; Miss Pattie Williams, Llewellyn-street, hand- painted plates; Mrs. Richards, Dinam-street, toilet set; Miss Myfanwy Richards, sideboard cover; etc., etc.

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