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I NANTYMOEL. Saron Y.P.S.—On Tuesday evening last week last wec k able and instructive papers were read by Mr. Glyn Richards on "Faith"; Mr. Ungoed Jones mi "Hope," and Ivor Daviee on "Love." Master Norton James effectively sang a solo, and Mr. Job Baker presided. There was a good attendance. Military Distinction.—We heartily congratu- late Pte. Harold Davies upon winning the Mili- tary Medal for gallantry on the field of battle. Pte. Davies is quite young, and is the son of Mr. William Davies, Pentwyn, Nantymoel. We rejoice as a neighbourhood in this achieve- ment. Annual Meetings.—On Sunday last and on Monday evening the special preaching services of Soar Welsh Congregational Church ware held. The preacher was the Rev. Peter Price, M.A., D.D., Rhos. There were great expecta- tions, and the striking sermons delivered gave great satisfaction. There were large attend- ances. Call to a Pastor.-Iloreb English Baptist Ckurch has been for about nine months without a pastor, and last Sunday evening the church voted upon likely candidates, with the result that a practically unanimous vote was secured for Rev. H. R. Byatt, Gloucestershire, a former pastor of Horeb Church. It is hoped by all that he will see his way clear to accept the call. A Welsh Eisteddfod.-On Wednesday evening, at the WoTkmen'6 Hall an Eisteddfod for child- ren was held under the auspicæ of the Cymreig- yddion. The attendance was rather disappoint- ing, and the competitors on the various items were few. The conductor was Rev. J. E. Rees (Ap Nathan). The following acted as adjudica- tors; Mr. Tom Butler, Pontycymmer (music); Mr. Lewis Davies, schoolmaster,^Cymmer (liter- ature). Cymdeithas y Cymrsigyddion.On Tuesday evening the monthly public meeting of this Society was held at Bethel Chapel. The special speaker was the Archdruid Dyfed (Cardiff) He gave a particularly interesting lecture on "Welsh Hymnology. The audience was much interested from beginning to end. Rev. -11. J. Mills presided. Warm thanks were accorded to Dyfed, upon the proposal of Dr. D. J. Thomas, J.P., seconded by Vicar J. R. Pugh, B.A. Funeral.-On Tuesday last the funeral took place of the late Mrs. Williams, wife of Mr. Rhys Williams, of Brookland Terrace. She had been in failing health for a very long while, and was tenderly nursed by her family. She had attained the age of 60, and had long resided in the neighbourhood. She waa beloved by all. Deceased was a worthy and respected member of Saron Baptist Church. The funeral was t large and exceptionally representative. There is dieep sympathy with the family in their trial. Impressive services were cohuuetecl at the house and at the graveside by Revs. T. M. Thomas, Ogmore Vale; T. E. Williams, Rhymney, and Glanmor Jenkins, Nantymoel. The mourners included -Mr. Rhys Williams (widower); Mr. B. J. Williams (son); Mrs. J. T. Williams (daughter); Mr. and Mrs. Charles Boobyer (son- in-law and daughter); R. W. Boobyer, Maggie Boobyer, and Linda Boobyer (grand-children); Boobyer, Phillips, Ferndale (brother); Mrs. M. Mr. W. A. Phillips, Rhymney (sister-in-law); Mr. and Mrs. David Narbed, Rhymney (brother-in-law and sister); Mrs. W. Morris, Blaenffos (sister) > Mrs. K. Voyle, Mardy (sister); Mrs. Ben Phillips, Birchgrove (sister-in-law); Mrs. David Griffiths (sister-in-law); Rev. T. Y. Williams, Pyle; Mr. John Francie, Ferndale; Mrs. and Miss Denis, Cwmavon; Mr. Dan Phillips, Fern- dale; Mr. W. Williams, Nantymoel; Mr. T. A. Williams, Fishguard; Mr. Willie Morris, Rhym- ney; Mr. and lkfrs Stephen Jones, Ogmore Vale; Mrs. Voyle, Maerdy; Mr. D. Jones, Nantymoel; Mrs. Llewellyn and Miss Llewellyn; Mrs. Lewis, Mr. and Mrs. David Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Leigh, Garw; Mrs. John Vaughan, Rhymney; Mrs. M. A. Evans and Mrs. W. Jenkins, Og- more Vale. "MML ■ — Pbinthb ANIP Published BY TI8 Ckctsal Glahosgab PRINTING AND PUBLISJIIMIR COMPANY, LTD., AS thb Glamorgan Gazbtts" Offices, QUIIII STaDT, BRIDEINKD. Glamorgan. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21st, 1917.