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YSTRADGYNLAIS I NOTES. PRESENTATION AT THE GOUGH CONSTITUTIONAL CLUB. At the Gough Constitutional Club on Saturday evening a presentation meeting was held over which Alderman D. Evans presided over a large number. The occasion of the recent marriage of Mr. W. Jones-Williams, solicitor, was celebrated by the presentation to him of a silver flower stand, silver tea ser- vicc. and several other articles on be- half of the mem bers of the club. The presentation was made on behalf of the members of the club and friends by Miss Helena Flynn, who made a speech, most appropriate to the occasion. Speeches were also made bv Mr. Tom Maund,. Brecon, Mr. W. Lister, and the chairman, and Mr. Jones-Williams suitably respond- ed. Advantage was taken of the full gathering to distribute the prizes in connection with the recent tourna- ments. An enjoyable programme of song-, and other items was gone through the following contributing Messrs Mor- gan Morgan, F. E. Bule, Jack Hughes (Abercrave), Jack Davies (Cwmtwrch), lien Baker, and the accompanist, Mr. Gibl)on.s. The proceedings terminated the cf t]-e --t-oni l An- wilh the singing of the National An- NON-POL. CLrB. I The annual general meeting of the members of the Non-Political Ciub was held on Thursday last, when there was a large attendance. Mr. T. L. Thomas presided. The secretary, Mr. R. J. Andrews, read the balance sheet for the year. The revenue account showed that the total income was £ 1,020 4s. 10-td., the income from refreshments being £ 874 Os. 5d. entrance fees, £ 12 subscriptions, t73 13s. 6d. 1,;iIi:J.rcb, £ 38 Os. 9d. On the debit side salaries and wages amounted to £ 237 18s. 6d. rent, rates, insurance and licences, jE121 Gs. lid. coal, gas and electric cui-i-ent, t79 6s. 3d. news- papers and periodicals, £13 lis. Sd. donations to Swansea Hospital, Ystrad- gynlais Eisteddfod, Club Union Homes, etQ. I. t7 7s. and depreciation, £ 72 7s. 3d. The balance at the bank was £ 219 5s. lOd. The balance sheet shows that the profits for the vear ending Dec. 31st, 1911, was £ 107 188.; Dec. 31st, 1912, it was £ 153 4s. 2d. and 1913, £ 305 7s. Mr. J. W. Kinsman, of the South Wales branch of the Club Union Audit Department, was the ati(litor.- Dr. Walsh congratulated the officials upon the very excellent report which had been submitted, and he said that the conduct of the club during the year had boon such as to be a credit to every- body connected with its working. Scrutineers for the annual election of officials and committee which takes place to-day (Friday) and to-morrow were elected, viz. Messrs. Jno. Mor- gan. Michael Parry Price, and Joshua Jones. MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT. Whilst a motor car belonging to Dr. Richards, of Abercrave, was being driven over the Ystrad Bridge on Tues- day afternoon, the six-year-old child of Mr. John Millar, mason, of How ells- buildings, ran across the road and was knocked down, and narrowly escaped serious injury, Messrs. Tom Williams, Gough-buildings and W. Williams, Sta- tien-road, picked the child up, and when Dr. Richards made an examina- ti-on he found that the little girl had only sustained sup or he Lai injury to- one of her legs. Councillor Dd. Lewis and Mr. T. Wtatkins (surveyor) have been appoint- ed to attend an annual conference of the Welsh Housing and Town Planning Association being held at Newport. THE CINEMA. The turns at the Brecon-road Cinema this week are as good as the pictures, and that sums up the enter- tainment offered as one of extraordi- nary excellence. The Swift Duo, trick and comedy cyclists, meet with enrap- tured applause from the audience, and the comedy is thoroughly enjoyed. Le Hirst, ventriloquist, with his figure Joey, in their great post-box scena, are screemingly funny. The "turn" is clean and the comedy is without the slightest trace of vulgarity. "Lured by a wo- man" and "The House of Misery" were the two star pictures shown during the' earlier portion of the week, and were very line. "Drummed out," a military drama, a picture full of human pathos, will be the "star" this Friday and Saturday evenings. Next week Messrs Edwards and Page have engaged to ap- pear the great Hodgini trio in their sensational aerial act. These artistes have been procured at great expense, and it is quite evident that the lessees are leaving no stone unturned to place before their patrons the cream of the vaudeville world. The Rev. W. H. Harris has been appointed hy the Esperanto Society examiner in the subject of Esperanto for Wales. The committee of the Horticultural Society are at present busy preparing for their annual show, and arrange- ments are now well in hand. The sec- retary this year is Mr. Howell Jones, Cwmgiedd. The death occurred on Thursday at Church-terrace, of Mrs. Margaret Powell, widow of the late Mr. Richard Powell, at the advanced age of 71. The funeral took place on Monday. De- ceased leaves one son and one daughter. A FINE PHOTO. Mr. W. Cartwright has prepared some exceHent photos of the new Bre- con-mad Cinema and Theatre, and the j background gives a very fine view of Craigynos Castle which is the subject of the drop sheet. The photos arc per- fect in every way. LLONGYFARCHIADAU I MR. T. I THOMAS. MINERS' ARMS. Pa, hryd ceir cwrdd anrhcgu I Thomas am ei waith? Fe cldylai ef gael medal o aur-neu bwti Haith. Gwnacth waith hnlcl cof am tIano. Sef achuh cyfaill pur Un dewr yw Thomas Thoms, 1bc'n i'm dchvcvcl y g'.vir. Tho death occurred on Friday at G'antawe-row, of the six-year-old daughter of Mr. and :1rs. D. Dav es, after a short illness. The funeral took p'ace at lstradgynlais Churchyard on Tuesday. There was a ]:<)¡"g' gathering of farmers at the usual meeting of the Farmers' Association held at Penybont Inn on Monday evening, over which Mr. Dd. AN-itila-iis, J.P., Penrhiw, pre- sided. We regret to hear that Mr. J. Rogers of Tir R-oger is seriously indisposed. It is not generally known that in his younger days Mr. Rogers was a re- nowned tenor singer, and that nearly fifty years ago he carried off the tenor solo competition prize at the National Eisteddfod at Carmarthen. Poultry, Sc. J* GGS from our Champion White Wyan- dottes now ready. Pen 1, Hea-ded by a Cock winner of five firsts, and is mated to six perfect coloured hens, most of them winners, one winning first and special for best hen in show first time out. Eggs, 7s.6d. dozen, equal to any 91 Is. sitting. PH. 2 also contains winners, and are some of the best layers in Wales to-day. Eggs, 5s. dozen. Pen 3, 3s.6d. dozen White Leghorn; eggs, 3s.6d. doz. Barons and Cams, noted laying strains. Ayles. bury and Runner Ducks, eggs, 23.6d. doz. All unfertiles replaced, Chicks and Duck- lings double the price of eggs.—C. r. REES, Ark Poultry Farm, Ystradgynlais W. A. WILLIAMS, Phrenologist, can he consulted daily at «. he Victoria Arcada (near the Market), Swansea

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