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I RHYMNEY. I 1 0 ..1 I A KEMINDEB.-lJOn't torget the grand Eisteddfod at the Parish Hall, I Bargoed, on Saturday, 30th inst. I Good entries. Keen choral com- petitions expected. Come in crowds. JERUSALEM.—The half-yearly ser- I vices in connection with Jerusalem Welsh Baptist Chapel was held on I Sunday last, when the pulpit was occupied by the Rev J. James, Aber- I! dare, who delivered impressive dis- courses which were much appreciated by the congregations that assembled. j Appropriate hymns were rendered, ? the singing being under the able i leadership of Mr W. S Griffiths. The Rev. T. E. Williams, the respect- ed pastor, presided. N.A. DISCHARGED SOLDIERS AND SAILORS.—The balance sheet of the concert held on November 17th in aid of the N. A. Discharged Sailors, Rhymney Branch, for the purpose of providing the orphans of our fallen heroes with a Christmas gift, has been issued. The receipts totalled 911 13s and expenditure nil. This sum of 911 13s. has been deposited in the Bank in aid of this worthy object The accounts were audited by Mr Charles Curtis, who certified as to their correctness. THE MESSIAH." As briefly announced in our columns recently, the Glyn Elyrch Choral Society, under the able conductorship of Mr Daniel Owen, A.C., will give two grand performances of Handel's oratorio, "The Messiah," at the Victoria Hall, on February 13th and 14th. The following eminent artistes will also take partSoprano, Miss Mair Jones, National Eisteddfod Winner, Carmarthen contralto, Miss Mary Richards, U.C.W., Rhymney ]. tenor, Mr W. J. Jones, A.C., Rhym- ney bass, Mr Glanville Davies, Maesteg, one of the leading vocalists in Wales. With such an excellent choir and celebrated talent, a musical treat of a high order can be looked for- ward to DEATH OF MR W. J. GLIMNCIROSS, It is with feelings of profound sorrow that we refer to the death of Mr William James Glenoross (of the firm of Messrs W. Glencross and Sons, confectioners and tobacconists), and L second son of Mr and Mrs W. Glen- gross, High Street, which sad event f took place on Sunday morning at his t residence, Brynderwen, High Street, at the comparatively early age of 38 years. The suddenness of the event l will be realised when it is stated that the deceased was in business, as usual, as recent as Saturday, the 16th I inst. The late Mr Glencross was well-known, and held in the highest I respect, and the news of his demise has been received with muoh regret by a large circle of friends. The deepest sympathy is oxpressed with the young widow-who has lost a most devoted partner-and child in their great trial. OBITUARY. — We much regret to announce the death of Mrs Davies, the beloved wife of Mr James Davies, hairdresser, Brynteg Crescent, which took place on Tuesday last, at the age of 51. The late Mrs Davies had been in indifferent health for a con- siderable time, and bore her sufferings with great fortitude. Deceased had, prior to her illness, been a faithful member of Beulah English Baptist Church and Sunday School. The funeral took place on Wednesday amid general signs of sorrow, the interment being at the Rhymney Cemetery.—We have also to record the death of Mrs. M. G. Benjamin, beloved wife of Mr Wm. Benjamin, Manest-street, and daughter of Mr Owen Lloyd Jones, Twyncarno, who passed away on Tuesday after a brief )' illness. The deceased was a, zealous member at Ebenezer C.M. Chapel. I The funeral will take place on I Saturday.




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