Mountain Ash Jottings. BY "LUCIFER." At the Pontypridd District Council the other day Mr. Hopkin Morgan, the chairman, appealed to the members to refrain from smoking, and one of the members, Mr. D. Arnott, agreed that it would be a good thing if they all gave up the fragrant weed while transacting business. No resolution was passed, but it was understood that it was undersir- able for any member to smoke while-the Council sat. The Mountain Ash Council would do well to follow their example. No soon- er does the meeting start than members take out their pipes, cigars, and cigar- ettes. This practice is more objection- able still at the Education Committee. Last Tuesday the room became almost full of tobacco smoke, and one of the lady members coughed badly. There were three pipes, one cigar, and one cigarette being smoked then. The Aberdare councillors are guilty of a like offence, and an appeal has been made by a fellow-councillor once at least to abolish the practice. But to no purpose. There is one public body in Aberdare (not the Council or Education Committee) where the officials smoke as well as the members. This may be copied in course of time by the officials of the municipal authorities. If mem- bers can smoke with impunity, why not the officials ? Both are there to perform important work, and if anything the responsibility is greater on the mem- bers.
ABERCYNON. SPIRITUALISM. A well-attended meeting of members of the local branch of the S.W. Spiritualist Society was held at the Navigation Schools on Sun- day night, when Mr. Jones, of Rumney, delivered an interesting address on a The Responsibility of Man." Mr. F. White presided. INTERMENT.—On Wednesday after- noon, the 13th inst., the remains of the late Mr. Cleveland Jones, 206 Abercynon Road, who met with a fatal accident at the Penrhiwceiber Colliery, were interred at the Abercynon Cemetery. The Vicar, the Rev. D. Ellis Jones, officiated. The chief mourners were: Mrs. C. Jones, wife; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cunnah, stepfather and moth- er; Mr. J. E. Jones, brother; Mr. and Mrs. Llewelyn, Abercynon, father and tnother-in-law; Misses L. Llewelyn and M. Llewelyn, sisters-in-law; Mr. W. Harris, Monmouth; Mr. C. E. Price, Mr. and Mrs. G. Harris, Mountain Ash; Mr. T. Harris, Swansea, and Mrs. J. Harris, Aberdare, cousins; Mrs. Cox, Cardiff; Mr. and Mrs. J. Rees, Ynysy- Jwl; Mr. E. T. Lewis, Wrexham, jousin, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Whit- ;ombe, Beaufort. THE PALACE. A grand singing -ompetition took place on Thursday ivening at the Palace for local amar ;eurs. There was a full house, and a ecord number of entries. The adjudi- ator was Mr. Tom Morgan, F.V.C.M., Lbercynon. The awards were: 1st prize, livided between Mrs. D. J. Powell and listers Wilford, who rendered "Alone n the Raft" and "Life's Dream is )'er" (duett) respectively; 2nd prize, Mrs. W. Tyler, who rendered When the ebb tide flows," and 3rd prize to Miss Beatrice James, who san- "Now 1 have to eall him father." Also a very good show of pictures was given, the star feature film being "The Tower of Terror," a most exciting four-part ex- clusive photo-play, which was greatly appreciated by the large audience. The competition was deftly conducted by the manager of the Palace, Mr. L. C. Bur- gess.
ABERCWMBOI. WE ARE renowned for our special value and styles in Blouses. We hold a very large stock in Piques, Muslins Delaines, Silks, Voiles, etc. See our range before purchasing.—J. M. Evans, London Warehouse, Aberdare. STOP WATCH COMPETITION. — Time watch stopped: -3 hours, 4 min- utes, 56 seconds.—William Williams, secreLtry. NEW HALT. The halt, which is now in course of erection by the Duffryn Crossing, G.W.R., will be a great boon to Abercwmboi people. Passengers who wish to travel by the G.W.R. railway have at present to go either to Mountain Ash or Aberdare. SERVICES OF SONG. — On Sunday last at Bethesda Chapel musical ser- vices were held. The Rev. M. Jenkins /pastor) presided. Mr. D. T. Evans, A.C.V., was the precentor, while Mrs. M. A. Richards presided at the organ. At the afternoon service a solo was given by Miss Alice Morton, and in the evening by Mrs. Price (nee Miss Ed- munds) and Mias Jane Morgan.
CWMBACH. INTERMENT. On Saturday last the interment of Mrs. Catherine James, widow of the late Mr. Thomas James, of 8 Pleasant Row, whose tragic death was announced in our last issue, took place at the Aberdare Cemetery. De- ceased was 48 years of age. Following the hearse were: Messrs. John James, brother; John Henry James, David James, Redvers M. James, sons; John James Jones, nephew, Onllwyn; David M. Jones, W. J. Williams, William J. James, nephews; Joshua Davies, bro- I ther-in-law; David Jones, brother-in- law; Thomas James, Mardy; James Davies, Tylorstown; John Henry Jones, Aberaman; Ben Jones, Aberaman, nephews; Henry Williams, general manager, Cwmbach Co-operative So- ciety; J. Williams, manager of the Mountain Ash Co-op. Society; William Williams, Mountain Ash, cousins, and Edward James. First coach, Mr. David James, brother; Mrs. Joseph Davies, cousin, Cwmgwrach; Mrs. John James, Mrs. Joshua Davies, and Mrs. David Jones, Aberaman, sisters-in-law; Mrs. James Davies, niece, Tylorstown; 2nd coach, Misses Mary Jane Davies and Miriam Jones, nieces, Aberaman; Mrs. Edward James, Mrs. John Lewis, cousins; Mr. Morgan Jones, brother-in- law; 3rd coach, Thomas Williams, cousin; Rev. R. H. Davies, B.A., Mrs. Gwilym Williams, Mrs. T. J. Thomas, Mrs. J. Henry Davies, friends; 4th coach, Mrs. Morris, Mrs. Evans, Mountain Ash; Miss Evans, Miss Phillips, friends; 5th coach, Mrs. D. T. Davies, Ynysboeth; Mrs. R. C. Hughes, Senghenydd; Mrs. Richard Doughton, Mrs. Thomas James. The bearers were: Messrs. Thomas Lloyd, D. E. Williams, T. Richards, Onllwyn, and W. James. The Rev. E. H. Davies and the Rev. J. M. Jones officiated. Much sympathy is felt for the family. Deceased was a faithful member of Bryn Seion Congre- gational Church.
ABERDARE. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION.— It gives us pleasure to announce the success of Mr. George M. Williams, son of Mr. John Williams, Supply Stores. Aberdare, in passing the Cus- toms and Excise examination, recently held in London. The examination is of a very stiff character, and Mr. Williams is to be congratulated on having come through so successfully. He came 36th out of 865 entrants, there being only 100 vacancies. Mr. Williams owes not a little of his success to his training at the Aberdare County School. OBITUARY. Mr. John Davies, Ro- bert's Arms, passed away on Friday last at the age of 43 years. Mr. Davies was a native of Aberdare, but most of his life was spent at Cwmdare. He was a member of Elim Congregational Chapel, and also a member of the Bristol and West of England Society. He kept the Robert's Arms for the past two years. The deceased was also a member of the Prince of Wales Lodge of the R.A.O.B. The interment took place on Tuesday at the Old Cemetery. The members of the Prince of Wales Lodge of the R.A.O.B. and also the Bristol and West of England Society turned out in large numbers. The Rev. D. Silyn Evans officiated. The Buff burial cere- mony was read by Mr. William Rees, Prince of Wales Lodge, a link of 40 brethren being present. Beautiful floral tributes were sent by the follow- ing:-(l) Widow; (2) Mr. and Mrs. Gomer Jones, undermanager, Cwmdare; (3) Mr. S. H. Shaw, Town Breweries; (4) Clothing Club members, Robert's Arms; (5) Mrs. Evans, Cardiff, friend. The chief mourners were: 1st coach, Mrs. Davies, widow; Mrs. Newman, Troedyrhiw; Mrs. Rowlands, Gadlys, sisters; Mrs. Morris, Troedyrhiw; Mrs. Morgan, Pentre Rhondda, aunts; Mrs. Williams, Bedwas, cousin; 2nd coach, Mrs. Jones, Prince Albert Hotel, sister- in-law. and children; Mrs. B. Davies, Tylorstown, niece; Mrs. Wigley, niece; Mr. and Mrs. Martin Davies, Troedy- rhi-N. aupt and uncle; 3rd coach, Mrs. D. J. Morris, Mrs. J. Morris, and Mrs. Thomas, Bedwas, cousins; Mr. Griffith Morgan, uncle; Mrs. Tiller, cousin; 4th coach, Mrs. Jones, Cwmdare; Mrs. Thomas, Bedwas, cousin; Mrs. Jen- kins, Cwmdare; Mrs. Mathews, cousins; 5th coach, Mrs. Evans, Cardiff, and Mrs. Re. frien is; 6th coach, Mrs. Manning, Mrs. Williams, Gadlys; Mrs. Lewis, Blaengwawr, and Mrs. McCarty, friends. Following the hearse were: Messrs. David Davies, brother; Gomer Jones, Isaac Davies, and John Newman, bro- thers-in-law: Martin Davies, Griffith Morgan. John Morgan, uncles; Robert Morris, Gough Morris, John Davies, Wil- liam Davies, John Jones, Samson Wil- liams, William Harris, William Wil- liams, John Jones, Ben Jenkins, Thomas Jemm, cousins; Evan Evans, uncle: Ben Davies, Willie Davies, Richard Wigley, David John Davies. and Griffith John Jones, nephews, and Henry Drew. Much sympathy is felt for the widow in her bereavement.
TREfiYNON THE QUESTION now is, what will the chidren wear for Whitsuntide? The well-dressed child will wear a Dainty Dot" Frock of Alpaca. All sizes in stock at J. M. Evans, London Ware- house, Aberdare. INTERMENT. On Monday at the New Cemetery the mortal remains of Mr. Charles Henry Whineray, 12 Fred- erick Street, whose death is reported in another column, were interred. The Rev. J. Grawys Jones, Ebenezer, officia- ted. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Battenbo were the principal mourners. OBITUARY. On Friday morning last Mr. Gwilym Jones, 1 Harriet Street, nassed away at the age of 86 years. The deceased, who was highly respected, had been in indifferent health for the past three years. He was a member of the Llwvncelyn Lodge of the R.A.O.B., the members of which turned out in large numbers to pay their last tribute to the departed brother. The funeral took place on Tuesday at the Public Cemetery. The Buff burial service was read by Mr. David Morgan, chaplain to the Llwyncelyn Lodge, there being a broken link of 75 brethren. The Rev. Cynog Williams, Heolyfelin; W. Aer- wyn Jones, Nebo, and D. Hopkin, B.A.. Noddfa, also officiated. Beautiful floral tributes were given by: (1) Mrs Ann Evans, aunt; (2) Messrs. Rees James and William Edwards, friends, Llwyd- coed: (3) Mr. Rees Morris, Penywain; (4) Friends; (5) Uwynoelyn Lodge. "R.A.O.B.: (6) Cousin, Pantycoed; (7) Mrs. Williams. Church Row, Trecynon. friend. The chief mourners were: Mr. and Mrs. John Jones, father and moth- er; Mr. and Mrs. David Jones, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Jones, brothers and sisters- lIl. "Å"
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HIRWAIN. NEW Cycles from JB3 12s. 6d; three- speed, X5 IN.Parker Bros. PULPIT. On Sunday last at Bethel (C.M.) Church' stirring sermons were preached to large congregations by the Rev. Rees Evans, of Llanwrtyd. PERSONAL. Mr. J. Pugh Williams, formerly of Station Road, was, at the C.M. Singing Festival of Swansea and District, awarded the prize out of four- teen competitors for a hymn for chil- dren. The adjudicator was the Rev. W. E. Prytherch. RAMOTH Y.P.S. A splendid lan- tern lecture, entitled "John Plough- man," was given at Ramoth Vestry on Friday evening last by the Rev. Mr. Jones, of Bournemouth. The Rev. E. Cefni Jones, pastor, presided. The lantern was manipulated by Messrs. Henry B. Jones and David Thomas. ACCIDENT. Whilst cutting some lilac blossoms near the river-bridge in Station Road on Sunday last, Alice, Verrier, aged nine years, of New Houses, fell into the river-bed, a depth of about 16 feet, sustaining severe in- ternal injuries, and a slight attack of concussion of the brain. When found "he was in an unconscious condition, and it was on Monday that conscious- ness was regained At present she lies in a most critical condition. Drs. 1. G. Thomas and Wyndham Parker rendered medical assistance immediately. VICTORIA HALL. In the attrac- tive programme at the Victoria this week first place is held by the great London turn, The Danbys, Charles and Arthur, popular comedians and knock- abouts. As usual they have a number of taking songs, and their topical allusions keep the houses rippling with laughter. Leading features in pictures are the films, "Sea Scouts of Ameri- ca," what every Baden-Powell Scout should witness; also "In the Mountains of Virginia," a drama of romance and love with its usual ending; "The Club Raiders," a fine West-end film. School- children should not forget the Do-as- you-Please Competition on Saturday matinees. Splendid prizes are awarded by Mr. Watkin Roberts, the genial and enthusiastic manager. CONCERT. On Monday last, at Jerusalem Church, Penderyn, Bethel Y.P.S. members entertained some Pen- deryn friends. The chairman was Mr. D. Davies (Dewi Cynon). The chief items were: Bass solo, Mr. Willie Bevan; recitation, Mr. Bees Thomas; solo, Mr. Reea Williams; recitation, Miss Lizzie Bevan; duett, Misses Lizzie Mary Jenkins and Mary Thomas; re- citation, Miss Susie Meyriok; pianoforte solo, Miss Marial Davies; male voice party, Penfelyn," conductor, Mr. John Roderick Williams; recitation, Miss L. M. Jenkins; solo, Mr. Howell Meyrick; recitation, Miss Janet Enid Jenkins; pianoforte solo, Mr. Thomas Richards, L.L.C.M.; dialogue, Caerau Jericho," Messrs. Howell Meyrick, Roger Price, Hopkin John Morgan, Willie Bevan, Tom Walters, Evan John Davies, and Rees Thomas; trio, Misses L. M. Jen- kins, Mary Thomas, and Mr. Willie Bevan; recitation, Miss Mary Ann Thomas; duett, Messrs. Hopkin John Morgan and Rees Thomas; quartette, Misses Sarah Ann Jones, Susie and Annie Meyrick, and Mary Ann Thomas- quartette, "Peace be still," Miss Mary Thomas and friends. Mr. W. Roderick Williams proposed, and the Rev. Edward Price, seconded a hearty vote of thanks to the chairman and artistes, and to Mrs. Jones, Clifford House, for the use J ?r* pian9- The accompanists were Miss Jennie Harris Evans, Marial Davies, and Mr. Tom Richards.
CLYN NEATH. t FATALITY.On Monday last a young man was killed whilst following hie employment at the Pwllfyron Colliery. His name was Haines, and lived near I the Lamb and Flag. He was only 11 'i years of age, and formerly resided at i nysybwl.
RESOLVEN.. SERVICES. — On Sunday and Mon- day last special services were held at Sardis Chapel, when the Rev. W. Evans, ot Cross Keys, preached to iarge con- gregations. DASTARDLY CONDUCT. — During some evening last week a wholesale smashing of windows took place at St. David's Church, when some 35 panes of glasses were broken, and also the lead work was damaged. We are informed that the police have now a clue to the offenders. STRIKE. The Ynysarwed strike, which has lasted over three weeks, is still dragging its weary length along. The strikers are now awaiting develop- ments in the form of legal proceedings. A meeting was held on Saturday last, when the men dwelt on the fairness of the reports of the strike in the Aber- dare Leader." It was decided to con- tinue the strike to the bitter end, also to send delegates, to the various col- lieries in South Wales to seek firrancial support, and further to appeal to all workmen to keep away from the col- liery, and refuse to do blackleg labour. We understand that the Resolvent Ama- teur Dramatio Society, who has per- formed "Rhys Lewis," "Jac Martin," etc., nas been prevailed upon to give their services for the families of th« strikers, and intend going around the colliery districts to perform the fi dramas each evening in support of those that are beginning to feel the pinch as the result of no pay. The police are still stationed at the Ynysarwed Col- I liery, and are having an easy time of it. Several are having lessons in motor-cycling and have come proficient riders. They are also breaking records in speed, as they are exempted from police traps, etc.
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Aberdare Police Court. Wednesday, May 20.-Before Mr R. A Griffith (Deputy Stipendiary), Mr D. P. Davies and Mr D. W. Jones. Drunks. Richard Whitbread, in Canon Street, Aberdare, P.C. Kirby haying given evidence, the defendant said I admit I was quarrelling, but as for being drunk I was not. Stipen- diary: Pay 10s. and costs.-Defendant: Well that is 10s. and costs to pay for nothing.—John Jenkins, Hirwain, 10s. and costs. j Walked into the Lion's Den. Wm. Jones, Aberdare, a bill distri- but-or, was summoned at the instance of P.C. Bevan for being drunk and dis- orderly in Bridge Road, Cwmbach. P.C. Bevan said that the man was dis- tributing hand-bills. He was under the influence of drink, and a crowd of children surrounded him. Defendant: I was at Cwmbach on that day to give handbills out. 1 tried to distribute them, but the children crowded about me, so I went to the policeman's house to ask for his help to clear away the children. Stipendiary: What do you say about being drunk ? Defendant: I admit I had a drop of beer. Stipendiary Pay 10s. and costs. P.C. Carries His Prisoner. Wm. Geo. Lewis, drunk and disorder- ly in Whitcombe Street, Aberdare. P.C. Heneberv said that defendant became very abusive, and he had to carry him to the Police Station. Fined 10s. and costs. David Edwards, in Victoria Square, Aberdare, 10s. and costs. Light Penalty for Police Assault. Geo. Leo, a showman, was brought up for being drunk and disorderly and for assaulting P.C. Kirby. The officer said that on Monday last he saw pris- oner in Market Street, Aberdare. He was drunk and disorderly and witness L requested him to go away. He refused and witness proceeded to arrest him. Prisoner then became very violent and kicked witness in the stomach and on the leg, and slashed at him with whips (produced). With the aid of civilians the prisoner was taken into custody. Prisoner: I had a little drop of beer and I didn't know what I was doing. I had been performing in the Market Hall on Saturday night. Super. Rees That is quite true. He had been carrying out some little per- formances on his OAn that night. Defendant: My wife left me that night, and I don't know where she is gone. Stipendiary I am sorry for your wife, but I have no sympathy with you. Pay 10s. and costs for being drunk, and 10s. and costs for the assault, or 14 days. Defiling a Wall. Evan Edward Jenkins, Dowlais St., Gadlvs, was summoned for defiling a wall. P.C. Banks said that when Xken to defendant became very sive, and refused to give his name and address.—Fined 5s. and costs. A Bad Praotice. Henry Newton, Aberdare, was sum- moned for leaving a horse and brewer's dray unattended outside the Glouces- ter's Arms, Whitcombe Street. Mr W. Thomas defended. P.C. Maloney said he kept observa- 1 tion for 10 minutes, during which time 1 he did not see defendant. On going in- side the Gloucester's Arms he found him speaking to the landlady and he had a glass of beer in front of him. Cross-examined by Mr Thomas, wit- ness said he had not noticed the brake on, or a chain tied round the wheel. Defendant was a driver in the employ of Messrs. Allsopp and Sons. Witness did not see him delivering cases at the public house. t The defendant was called and de- posed that he delivered cases of beer and spirits and took some empties back. c Stipendiary Why did you stay in the c bar? 1 Defendant: I was putting some stuff c in. t Stipendiary: Yes, I know you were t putting some stuff in. (Laughter.) Mr Thomas addressed the Bench and said it was a practice in this district to give the driver a free drink when he s was delivering beer or spirits. f The Stipendiary: We cannot make a d distinction between milkmen and brewer's drivers. We fined a milkman b ■ here the other day. It is a very bad t practice to give drinks to these men, g and a very dangerous one, for many w reasons. The drivers call in a good d many houses during the day, and if they e -yet a drink in each place they may get more than they need. This practice j ught to be stopped. Mr Thomas: I'll see that your re- marks are placed before the employers. Stipendiary There must be a nomin- al penalty of 5s. and costs. Doing the T.V.R. David Philip Rees, Heolgerrig, Mer- thyr, was brought up on a charge of travelling on the T.V.R. without paying his fare. Mr. Ingledew, Cardiff, prosecuted. Sydney Barnes, porter at Aberdare Station, said he collected tickets from passengers who arrived by the last train on May 2nd. Defendant handed him a G.W.R. ticket Hirwain to Mer- thyr, and rushed out. Witness fol- followed him and caught him in Station Street, and informed Mr. Lawrence, the clerk. David Lawrence, booking clerk at Aberdare, said he brought the defendant back to the station and asked him his name and address. Defendant replied John Thomas, 3 Church Street, Aber- aman." Witness replied that there was no Church Street in Aberaman. De- fendant then gave another name and address, and this again proved to be false. He gave the correct name later and was allowed to go. The Bench informed defendant that this was an old trick of his. He had been fined last January. He would now have to pay 40s. and costs. Too Lazy to Work. John Davies, Aberaman, was charged at the instance of the Guardians, with allowing his mother to become charge- able to the Union. Warrant Officer Richards said that defendant's mother received 5s. a week out-relief. Defend- ant lived with her and was too lazy to work. He had been idle for several weeks, and could earn 35s. or 40s. a week if he tried. He was a single man and about 27 years of age. The Bench made an order of 5s. a week against him. Paternity. David Wm. Lewis, Aman Street, Cwmaman, was summoned by Rachel Mary Davies, 29 Fforchaman Road, Cwmaman, for whom Mr W. Thomas appeared, to show cause, etc. Complainant said she gave birth to a child in May, 1913. Defendant was the father. Since then up to the present time he had been paying her 3s. 6d. a week. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Davies, mother of complainant, deposed that defendant had been paying money to her daugh- ter. An order to pay 3s. 6d. a week until the child attains the age of 14 was made. Tyntetown Parents Imprisoned. Henry Hawkins and his wife Joanna Hawkins, were brought up charged with neglecting their six children. Mr W. Thomas prosecuted for the N.S.P.C.C., and remarked that this was one of the worst cases he had had experience of. Both the father and mother were addicted to drink, and the male defendant sometimes left his wife and children for weeks at a time. Inspector W. Roberts, of the N.S.P.C.C., said the case had been under his observation since Sept., 1913. The children were aged 14, 12, 11, 6, 4 years, and the youngest was 10 months. He had visited the house 12 times. The children were covered with sores, and they were very poorly clad and shod. Very little food was in the house, and he gave instructions to the mother to see the relieving officer. In March, 1914, the father went away for several weeks, and the mother said she only received 10s. from him during the whole of the time. When witness last called practically all the furniture was gone, and 6 slept in the same room and on the same bed. On Sunday, May 17th, the female defendant was drunk, and he found several empty flagons about the house. The children were as dirty as they could be. Four of them were re- moved to the workhouse. The defend- ants lived in No. 8 Baggot St., Tynte- town. Asked if he had anything to say, de- fendant said he had sent 20s. home to his wife every week while he was away. Mrs. Hawkins So he did. Male defendant: I am very sorry that things have come like this. Drink is the cause of it all. P.C. David Thomas, Mountain Ash, previously of Tyntetown, spoke to see- ing defendants under the influence of Irink on several occasions. The woman had been fined for aiding and abetting In the sale of intoxicating liquors. Dr. D. E. Evans, Pontypridd, said he risited the house in company with In- spector Roberts. The woman was inder the influence of drink. He ex- lminedthe children and found them in i very filthy condition. Male defendant: My money has been ;pent in drink. The Stipendiary said it was a bad case md both were equally to blame. They vould be sent to prison for three nonths each. Abernant Milk-Vendor Fined. Thomas B. Williams, Werfa Farm, Lbernant, who was defended by Mr W. t. Morgan, was summoned for selling nilk deficient in butter fat to the ex- ent of 6 per cent. Super. E. Rees said that on April 14th Le purchased a pint of milk from a 'oung man named Josiah Lewis in Mar- :et Street. A portion of it was sent to he public analyst, who certified it at sast 6 per cent. deficient. He asked he youth who was he selling milk for, nd he replied that he was engaged by ] he defendant. Mr W. R. Morgan said that his client < ad been in business for 20 years, and ad never been in trouble before. De- 1 sndant had his own cows, but on the ay in question he did not have suffi- ient milk to supply his customers so j e bought a gallon from another ven- j or, and it was from this gallon that i he sample was taken. The defendant r ad omitted to have a warranty with ( hat milk. ] The defendant was called, and he ] lid he had eight milking cows, and e )ld milk wholesale and retail. He 3 -equently obtained milk fi-om other 11 ealers, but never obtained a warranty. 3 Josiah Lewis said he was employed y the defendant. On the day in ques- ] on he had sold out, and he bought a I illon of fresh milk. He believed it ( as from a person in Aberaman, but he b d not know his name. He did not 0 ren look at the name on the cart. CI
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Eastern English Baptist Association. The annual meeting of the North Gla- morgan District of the above associa- tion was held at Mount Pisgah, Miskin, on Monday. Representatives of all the district save three churches attended. The Sunday School conference was held at 3 p.m. Councillor William Davies, the president, occupied the chair, sup- ported by the Rev. J. Lloyd Williams, Park, Merthyr, secretary. A paper was given by Mr. Thomas Narbett, Moun- tain Ash, on "Shadows and Sunshine of Sunday School Work." The reader treat- ed his subject from a practical and spiritual point of view, advocating greater faith and determined persever- ance in teaching. The work of a teacher was even of more value than preaching, as its opportunity with the young gave better results.—The discussion which followed drew forth eulogistic remarks and enlightening ideas from Mr. Geo. Moses, Mr. Phelps, Revs. Z. Davies, and D. Howellc,Councillor William Davies proposed and the Rev. E. C. Gamble seconded a hearty vote of thanks to the sisters who provided tea. Mr. Phelps responded.—The church conference was opened at 5.30 by the Rev. E. C. Camble, vice-president. The president, Mr. E. Thomas, Merthyr Vale, occupied the chair, supported by the Rev. J. Lloyd Williams, secretary; Rev. Mr. Thomas, Brecon, and Rev. T. Edmunds, Aberdare. The last-named two were heartily welcomed into the association, given the right hand of fellowship by the president. Among other business was the recommending of grants to seven of the weak churches in the association area. The following officers were appointed:—President, Rev. E. C. Camble, Aberaman; treasurer, Mr. Thomas Jones, Penrhiwceiber, re-elec- ted; secretary,, Rev. J. Lloyd Williams, Merthyr.—It was decided to ask Mies Ashford (Aberdare) to read a paper at the next Conference (Sunday School), to be held at Troedyrhiw in October.—In the evening the association sermon was preached to a large congregation by the Rev. Thomas Edmunds, B.A., Car- tnel, Aberdare.
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Stipendiary: Do you know now who it was-No. Stipendiary: The evidence of the de- fendant and of this boy has put a very different complexion on the matter. I* was a very dangerous practice to buy milk from anybody on the road with the view of retailing it to customers. We take a serious view of the case and the fine is £;"5 and costs. JUVENILE COrHT. Evan James, a tiny little fellow, was charged with throwing stones in Cap- coch, to the danger of the public. Wm. Edward Wall gave evidence that the boy threw stones at his horse, and also at witness, and cut his face close to the eye. The boy's father was fined 10s. Wm. Jones, Thomas Bartlett, David John Tweedy, and David John Davies, all of Cwmaman, were charged with playing ball to the annoyance of the public. P.S. Lane saw all the boys playing in Fforchaman Road, Cwmaman, with a tennis ball. The tradespeople and neighbours had complained of the boys creating a nuisance. Fined 2s. 6d. each. =-" u
in-law; Mrs. Ellen Davies, aunt; Miss H. Davies, cousin, Newcastle-Emlyn; Mrs. Evans, Drefach, aunt; Mr. and I Mrs. Thomas, Cwmbach, aunt; Mrs. Davies, Caerau aunt; Mrs. A. Thomas, Pantycoed; Mr. William Evans, Dre- fach, uncle; Mr. John Thomas, uncle, Clydach Tale; Miss Annie James, Beu- lah, Newcastle-Emlyn, cousin; Mr. David Isaac, Caerau; Miss Mary Isaac, Drefach; Mrs. Ann Jones, Caerau, cousin; Mrs. Brace, Abertridwr; Mrs. Evans, Nelson; Mr. David Davies, Treorchv, cousins; Mrs. Davies, aunt, Trecynon; Mrs. Margaret Worth, Mrs. Sarah Thomas, Miss Elizabeth Davies, cousins. Much sympathy is felt for the family. Mr. D. Tyssul Davies, Tre- cynon, carried out the funeral arrange- ments.