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D. D. 20 Saturday THE EXPRESS April 7th, 1934. Our correspondent for Pontlottyn Richard J. Jones.

8. Tynewydd-street. PONTLOTTYN. YSTRAD MYNACH. EASTER SERVICES were held on Baptist Mission, Central-street, on Good Good Friday and Easter Sunday at St.

J. Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday. J. Tyfaelog officiated, assisted PHYSICAL the Church. On Thursday Rev.

the Evans. Rev. W. Abercynon, Brazell. L.D..

Vicar, and men's Hall on Thursday a gymnastic disby the Vicar conducted the service at the play was given the Cefn Forest Phythree hours' service and also on Sunday, sical Culture Club and the Trethomas assisted oy the Rev. F. Leonard. B.A. Ladies' Gymnastic Team, THREE HOURS' Good the death of Mrs.

J. Forward, Pen- Friday Merthyr, the conducted the three hours' has been felt at Rev. Canon or J. Richards-Pugh, gam, at Gellygaer Isolation previous on service and' delivered several addresses.Hospital of Easter Sunday. Miss Mrs.

Esther Forward, Moore. The vicar, the Rev. Horace I. Millard, to lived marriage, 19. was Greenfield-street.

She and was M.A., has been ill for several months, for at on the teaching staff is gradually improving. at many Pontiottyn vears Infants' School. The WELSH -Mr. Gwent funeral took place on Thursday at the Jones and Miss Cardiff, were Gwaelodybrithdir Cemetery. the speakers at a meeting held in the Workmen'3 Hall.

over which Mr. Evan concert was Evans presided. The subject dealt with given on Saturday evening at Radio the Em- Pol- Was the party's programme. Lies pire (Mardy, the items Rhondda given FOR THE HOSPITAL -The Hengoed Overture, Madam O. Thomas: chorus, Welsh Baptist augmented the Choir intend tenor solo, Mr.

J. Davies; piano- giving formance the of proceeds "Esther" of to Cardiff repeat Royal peraccordion, R. Mr. G. Edwards; Sully: comedian, negro Mr.

spiritu- E. Infirmary and the Miners' Hospital, CaerJohn; descriptive songs, Madam philly. Thomas; comedy duet, Ted and Jack; FIR TREES DESTROY Over 1.000 medley, the Party: gipsy number, Party: fir trees. which planted in 1917 novelty item, and Gordon; harmon- to beautify the countryside, were destroyising duet, Ray and Jack. Mr.

and Mrs. ed by fire on the Ystrad Mynach Coleman, the steward and stewardess, Ystrad Mynach, on Sunday evening. did the catering. The officers of the police have made inquiries and our reclub are: Mr. R.

Kent chairman, Mr. J. presentative is reliably informed that Harris vice Mr. E. D.

Yale court proceedings may follow. treasurer; and Mr. J. Sowden secretary. EASTER special Easter OBITUARY.

-The death took place service was conducted at Bethany (C.) Friday of Miss Mary Pearce, aged Chapel on Sunday evening by the Rev. years. Deceased daughter of S. Rees-Tyrer, who took as his subject, the late Mr. Rees Pearce, who was for- "The Kingdom of God and the Easter Iron merly a Company.

winder and with lived the at old Rock Rhymney Cot- A hymn written by the minis- tage prior to removal to L.R.A.M., was sung by the choir. ter, with music by Mrs. S. Rees-Tyrer, On Thursday she went to the Post Office to draw her pension, The funeral took WHITSUNTIDE ARRANGEMENTS. place on Monday at Pentwyn Church- Mr.

T. J. Tranter special yard. Fochriw. Rev.

Brazell. L.D., meeting Sunday School delegates in Vicar, officiated at the home and the on Sunday. A previous meetRev. J. White, Fochriw, performed the ing had discussed the continuance or last rites at the graveside.

Mourners otherwise of the United Sunday Schools' H. Williams brother-in-law: Gomer and poned the decision. It was now decided were: Messrs. Rees Pearce brother; J. procession on Whit-Monday, and post- R.

Williams, D. Jones. Cyril Jones, to abandon custom. It is schools probD. H.

Emrys Roach, nephews. able, however, that some of the wedding was solemnized at Nazareth be separate An interesting and pretty will arrange demonstrations parade, and these will Welsh Congregational Church on Satur- PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOLS. day by the Rev. J. R.

Salmon (pastor) -Representatives Caerphilly, between Mr. Ebenezer Morris, of Panty- was, Abertridwr. Senghenydd, Llanbradwaun, Morris, fourth son of Mr. and and Miss Mrs. Ruby ach, harris strad attended Mynach, the bi-monthly Nelson meeting Tre Pantywaun, Curtis, fourth daughter of Mr.

and Mr' of the East Glamorgan Presbyterian James Curtis, of 37, Duffryn-street, Por Sunday Schools, held in Siloh Welsh lottyn. Miss Kate Beddoe, R.A.M.. C.M. Church, Ystrad Mynach, ArrangeR.C.M., presided at the organ and played ments were made for periodical visits the "Wedding March" from "Lohengrin" to the various schools in the area as the bride, leaning on the arm of her and a committee is to be appointed to father, came up the aisle. She was given prepare a syllabus.

Mr. W. O. away by her father. Her dress of ivory fiths.

Nelson. is the secretary. charmeuse was trimmed with silk lace, ALBIONS' -The Workmen's and she wore a veil of pure Honiton net Hall. Mynach. prettily deand orange blossom, and carried a shower corated on Easter Tuesday, when the of Madonna lilies.

Attendant upon her Albion Football Club their second were her three sisters, the Minnie Misses Curtis, Irene annual dance. There was a representaCurtis, Gwynfil Curtis, and tive attendance. and the Jazz Hawk's Orwho wore dresses of shell pink georgette. chestra supplied the music. The M.Cs.

blue georgette and green georgette, and were Mr. Henry Lockyer and Mr. Joe carried bouquets of tulips. The two little Hughes. Credit must be given to the flower bearers were the Misses Eirwen organisers.

Mr. J. George (chairman), Mr. and Anita John, New Tredegar (nieces I. (treasurer), and Mr.

Lestyn Owen of the bride), blue who were charmingly; (secretary), who were well supported by dressed in and lemon net committee. Messrs. E. ried posies. Mr.

Arthur Cumpstone, Harding, W. Randall. M. Jacobs, A. Tolley.

Fochriw, was best man, and the grooms- T. Hoskings. T. Owen and W. Jones.

The men were Mr. Reg. Curtis, Mr. Ivor John, ladies in charge of the refreshments were New Trodegar, and Mr. D.

T. Davies, Mesdames Harding. Tolley and Jacobs, B.Sc., Ystalyfera. The young couple are and Miss Folkes. well-known and popular in the district, Mr.

Morris being on the staff of the Pont- BAND OF mark the the close School, while Mrs. Morris of the winter's of social Siloh was of the staff of (C.M.) Band of Hope, a and comlottyn Boys' formerly School. a the ceremony petition meeting was arranged. Rev. member a Tirphil held Following at the bride's home, Eric Williams, Mr.

J. A. Jones and Mr. a which reception the was following guests were in- T. Erasmus gave short congratulatory to Morris, Pantywaun: addresses during the proceedings, and Mr.

vited: and Mr. Mrs. and Evans, Mrs. Bargoed; the Misses: Mr. David Jones (schoolmaster) presided.

and Larrie Davies, Miss' The Mesdames tea tables Eric were Williams, D. presided Lloyd. over Rob- by Alice, Lizzie, J. Lena R. Evans, Salmon, Miss Abertillery: K.

Beddoe, Rev. and Mrs. Mre. erts, H. Jones and Misses M.

Roberts and J. Jones. Solos were given by K. Mrs. Evans I.

and John, Miss Sylvia Tredegar; Evans. Miss Newport: Minnie Davies, Joyce Waters and E. Humphreys, New and recitations by S. Davies and J. Hancock.

The honeymoon is being spent Waters. the recitation contest for at Torquay, the bride travelling in a cara- children under ten awards were given to mel-coloured costume with green hat and Mary and Denis Davies. Singing, chillizard-skin shoes. Mr. and Mrs.

Morris dren over ten: Kitty Davies and E. were the recipients of numerous presents 'Humphrey. Recitation over 10: Freda and intend making their future home at Smith and Dorothy Hayter. Recitation 38, Duffryn-street, Pontlottyn. for boys: Sam Davies.

Mrs. D. Lloyd YSTRAD MYNACH. SPECIAL S. Cawley and S.

Clayton, of the London City the Mission, conducted special services at presented attendance prizes to Durrant, K. Davies, Betty Harris, John Roberts, Leslie Davies 1 Denis Davies. Sam Davies, Hamer, and V. Davies. NURSING a meeting held in Moriah Cong.

Church over which Mrs. Bruce, Hengoed, presided. the strad Mynach, Hengoed and District Nursing Association, Nurse May reported that during the past year she had made 3.099 visits. The Secretary (Mrs. Thomas) referred to the dramatic performance to be given this month by Blackwood Girl Guides at the Workmen's Hall in aid of the funds.

Mrs. Bruce appealed for co- effort to make the event a financial success. as the Nursing Association needed it. During the year £200 was colleted for maintenance and who made regular visits collecting the subscriptions throughout the district salary of nursing support. The collectors merited the highest praise for sacrificing labours.

PENGAM FLEUR-DE-LIS. VICTORIA-ROAD Y.P.G.-The closing tea and social held in connection with the above was presided over by the Rev. E. Kemp. Miss M.

Jones, B.A., Mr. W. Nash O.B.E.. J.P., and Mrs. Nash, Coun.

E. Edwards, J.P.. and Mrs. Edwards were among the guests. WORKMEN'S INSTITUTE.

The annual meeting was held last week, when Mr. John Boothman presided. Coun. W. H.

Harris (secretary) and Messrs. E. Walters and T. V. Lewis (auditors) gave reports.

Officers for the ensuing year -Chairman. Mr. John Boothman, who commences his 22nd year in the position; vice-chairman, Mr. J. S.

Beaver: secretary, Coun. W. H. Harris: assistant Mr. Butler; treasurer, Mr.

W. Thomas; auditors. Messrs. Eddie Walters "LORD BABS." -The Institute Hall was well patronised when the Pengam Ebenezer Dramatic Society presented the comedy. "Lord.

Babs." The society is directed by Miss Elsie Burton. The chief parts were excellently taken by Madam Chrissie Thoms-Davies, Llandarcy. a brilliant actress; Mr. Arthur Lewis, Miss Mary Powell, Mr. John Lewis.

Miss Beatrice Pett. Mr. W. Powell, Mr. Ralph Lewis.

Miss Vi Middleton, Mr. Charles Vaughan and Mr. W. Powell. The producer was Mr.

Arthur Lewis. Mrs. W. D. R.

(Plasycoed) and Mr. J. Phillimore (Gianynant) were the presidents. Mr. Theo Matthews was the stage manager and Mr.

R. Burton was secretary. Rev. T. Teifion Morris received an ovation when he proposed a vote of thanks to the artistes.

HENGOED. WIll Secretaries and others kindly send reports, intimation of forthcoming events. or advertisements to orrespondentc? VANVIS Have you a Modern Talisman? There is no better Talisman against misfortune than a POLICY with The STANDARD LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY HEAD OFFICE LONDON 3 CEORCE STREET 1825 48 QUEEN VICTORIA ST. LEA EDINBURCH. (Sa PALI Mile S.1.4 A.

S. JENKINS, District Secretary, 14-16, Baldwin BRISTOL H. REES, Local Secretary, 36, Windsor Place, CARDIFF. BARNES, Resident Inspector, "St. Budeaux," Moorside West Cross SWANSEA.

P3 BRITHDIR. J. Our Place, sales 9, agents Herbert at -street, Brithdir and are Mrs. Mra. M.

Goode, LATE MRS. Much pathy the is death extended of to his wife, took Mr. William Forward place at Gellygaer Isolation Hospital lAst Sunday. Mr. Forward, who is a member of the staff of Gellygaer Council School.

is well known in Brithdir, where he has spent the greater part of his life. The funeral took place on Thursday at the Gwaelodvbrithdir Cemetery. ENDEAVOUR -At Beulah, English Baptist Church, Brithdir, on Thursday there was rally of Christian Endeavourers from all parts of the Rhymnev Valley to celebrate the jubilee of the movement. Miss Beaver, of Fleur-de-Lis. who introduced the speaker.

Miss prestones, Pontypridd. who is the president and secretary of the Junior Christian Endeavour of Wales. A demon'stration was given by two members from each Society in the Valley followed Mrs. D. O.

Davies. Brithdir, was organist. and Rev. T. B.

Hughes conducted the service. MISS BODDINGTON'S WEDDING The wedding was Parish solemnised Church, last day ar St. Dingat's Tredegar. of Miss Jennie Buddington. the only daughter of Mrs.

J. Boddington. and late Mr. J. Boddington.

of 6 East View. Brithdir, and Mr. Bryn P. Thomas, oldest. son of Mr.

and Mrs. J. Thomas. Upper Cwmsyflog. The ceremony was performed by the Rev.

G. Lewis. the vicar of Abercarn (uncle of the bride). The bride was attired in a dress of grey crepe-de-chine with hat to match, The and carried a bouquet of carnations. Fishguard) and Miss Heulwen Price bridesmaids were Miss Gladys Richards East Grinstead).

The bride was given away by Mr. Lewis Boddington, and wedding music was played by Mr. Eifed Thomas. L.C.V. (brother of the brideman.

The honeymoon is being spent in grooin). Mr. Tydwg Thomas was the best London. Mrs. Thomas will make their future at Cardiff, where Mr.

Thomas is on the staff of the County Hall. LATE MR. F. PARTRIDGE -Much sympathy was shown at the funeral of Mr. Fred Partridge.

aged 27. a native of Tredegar. whose death occurred at TredeCottage Hospital. The body was brought. to Brithdir, and the funeral took from Twenty-two of his workmates from he Tredegar attended the funeral at Gwaelodybrithdir Cemetery.

the Rev. C. Griffith officiating The Morgan. bearers P. were Sullivan, Messrs.

Bryn E. Meredith. Morgan. 20- Llovd and D. Coombs.

The mourners included Mr. and Mrs. Partridge, Tredegar and mother): Messrs. Leslie Partridge and Albert. Partridge.

Tredegar a brothers): Mr. and Mrs. Short. Brithdir (father and mother-in-law); Mr. Short Mr.

Buyle (grand parents): Mr. W. Lear (uncle): and Mr. W. Bonney (cousin).

There were many wreaths. The young widow is grateful for all kindnesses shown to her. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. J. Williams and Son.

complete funeral furnishers. GELLYGAER. Our Gellygaer correspondent is Mr. Edgar Royal Stores, Gellygaer, to whom all items of news and advertisements should be sent. -The winter session of Horeb Young People's Guild terminated on Wednesday with a copper supper prepared and given by the lady members.

which was followed by the gentlemen singing, saying or paying. OBITUARY. Residents of Gellygaer and district will extend deepest do Mr. Forward, of Pengam, a member of the staff of Gellygaer Village Mixed School, whose wife passed away at the Gellygaer Isolation Hospital on Sunday. CHURCH was an excellent attendance at the annual dance heid under the auspices of St.

Cattwg'a Church Guild at the Church Hall on Monday night. Mr. George Callow following was the M.C. for whist, and the were the successful players: Ladies: 1, Mrs. T.

Lewis, Walters, Gellygaer. Gentlemen: 1, Mr. S. Penpedairheol; 2, Mr. Percy Jones, Cascade; 2, Mr.

Lawrence Thomas. Mesars, Tom Coles and Glyn Price were the M.C.S for dancing, and the spot dance prize Cascade. was won Dance by music was supplied by Mr. and Mrs. J.

G. Rees, Mayfair Dance Band, Merthyr, Address: 13. Ashgrove, Hengoed. 'Phone: Hengoed will 89. Mr.

deliver H. Gration, Newsagent, gladly your Merthyr Express every week. Order your copy now the new Bethel. Baptist Church, Cefn Hengoed, the first Good Friday morning service to be held there was conducted by the Rev. Morgan Lewis, pastor.

Hengoed, SUCCESSION band conductor. BAND'S D. J. Stevens. added another win to his long list by securing first prize with the Brynmawr Prize Band on Easter Monday at Waltord, Ross.

IN HOSPITAL. Mr. A. Sell wood. of Ashgrove, Hengoed, is now making satisfactory progress towards recovery in the Caerphilly Miners' Hospital, where he has been a patient since receiving severe injuries at the Penallta Colliery some weeks ago.

LATE MR. C. WILLIAMS. Mr. Charles Williams, of 79 Alexandra-road.

Hengoed, died on Monday in his 78th year. He was formerly in the of the Gelly. Council and a familiar figure in the district. He was devoted the Wesleyan Methodist, Church and rendered yeoman service in the valley in his younger IN -The Rev. R.

J. Jarman, the veteran Baptist of Llanbradach, is in his 79th year. has just received a letter from his brother, Mr. Tom Jarman. Alliance, Ohio, U.S.A., where he has refor the past 50 years, in which he refers to the pleasure received by their little Welsh Colony in reading home news in the Merthyr Express CONSERVATIVE CHAIRMAN.

With expressions of appreciation Chairman of the several Bedyears' service as Unionist Conservative and Association, Mr. S. G. stationmaster, Hengoed and Maesyewmmer, was unanimously re-elected Mr. Harris chairman at suitably the annual meeting.

responded. CRICKET George Pembridge presided at a meeting of the goed Athletic Club on Wednesday. election of officers resulted as follows Chairman. Mr. G.

Pembridge; treasurer. Mr. A. E. Fardo: secretary, Mr.

B. Smith It was agreed to join the Bargoed and district League, asked and to act as delegates the Treasurer and Secretary Mr. Ben Davies was elected as an umpire. EASTER -The Methodist Sisterhood at Cefn Hengoed held a tea out Easter Monday, followed by a miscellane. ous programme contributed to by the following Mrs.

Hughes (president) and Mrs. Williams, duet; Mrs. Stallard, recitation, Mrs. Bowden an address; Mrs. Lewis and Mrs.

Stallard, duet. Master Francis Hughes was the accompanist. Mrs. Hughes, Mrs. Huxley (treasurer), Mrs.

Whale (secretary) tables. and An other members evening presided at the enjoyable was spent, and those who assisted were warmly thanked for their services. NEW TREDEGAR. Our New Tredegar correspondent 1s Mr. Francis J.

West, 1, The Villas, Brithdir, advertisements vo whom all items of news and thould be sent. IN CANADA. Mr. Harry Brooks, formerly of New Tredegar, and now of Toronto has been appointed trainer of the Maple Leaf A.A.F., well known Canadian team. LANTERN Zion Metho dist, Schoolroom on Tuesday, the Young People's Guild listened S.

Luke. headmaster of New Tredegar Central School, who gave a lecture on "A Tour thfbugh North illustrated with lantern slides. The Rev. C. W.

Burgin presided. FAMOUS On Sunday at the New Tredegar Empire musical festival given by the famous Norland Castle Band. London. This band. which is one best.

known Salvation Army Bands, last, year gave a command performance before Her Majesty the Queen of Holland. In the afternoon Mr. Watkins presided. and in the evening Mr. A.

Francis, M.P.S. The Band. conducted by Bandmaster Doe. plaved selections from Handel and Tchaikowsky. Bandsman Alexander gave a solo, Bandsman Boggan a cuphonium solo, and Bandsman Thomas a monologue.

while a party rendered "God's and Bandsman Page also gave a cornet solo. METHODIST CONCERT. Madame Kate Langley's Ladies' Choir (Cardiff) gave a concert at. Zion Methodist Church on Thursday. Mr.

W. Davies, headmaster of Deri Schools, presided. The party sang Rosebuds." "Caller Herrin'," Haf." and "Peaceful Nigh; and Perfect Day." Misses Clara Thomas and Bonnel sang a duet. "If I were a songbird." and Miss Lilian Purnell sang "Moorish Maid." Miss Doris Edwards rendered "I've travelled the Road." and Miss Olga Bonnel. "'Ring Mr Cymro Thomas.

Rhymney. the well-known National winner, gave "I seek for Thee" and "Lend me your and with Purnell he sang the Scene." from Travatore." Recitations were given by Miss Grace Turpitt, who gave "Whistling in Heaven." The accompanist was Miss Audrey Eastabrook, L.R.AM. LATE MR. W. Walter Harris.

aged a 21 years. of 6 Gas-street, Tirphil. died last. week at the Merthyr General Hospital. He was an active member of Tirphil Church, and for a number of years had been church secretary.

The funeral was on Saturday. At the Tirphil Church a service was conducted by the Rev. W. Brazell. vicar of Pontlottyn.

The burial Gwaelodybrithdir Cemetery. The bearers, were members of the Constitutional Club. The mourners were Mr. David Harris (father): Tom Harris (brother): Misses Nellie Harris and Frances Harrig (sisters): Ray. mond.

Bradford (aunt); Mr. Len Ems berlain (uncle and aunt). London: Mrs. (brother-in-law): Mr. and Mrs.

H. ChamTurk (aunt): T. Jones, Coadcae and aunt: Mrs. M. Chamberlain.

(aunt): Mr. and Mira, Titus Jones (uncle Tirphil: Mrs. Walters. Serghenydd (aunt): Mr. and Mrs.

Harris. Dowlais (uncle and aunty: Mr. T. A. Chamberlain.

Mr. A. G. Chamberlain. Mrs.

W. Chamberlain, Mrs. T. Chamberlain. Mr.

T. H. Gelson. Mr. Tom Jones.

Mr. Frank Jones. Miss Lily Jones, and Miss Nancy Chamberlain. and Messes. Tom Jones.

Will Jones. Frank Jones Tom Jones. Richard Jones. Wm. Harris.

Edward Harris and George Harris. Mr. and Mrs. D. B.

Harris. Mrs. Smith Mrs. Paul. and Mr.

E. J. Walters. TROEDRHIWFUWCH. A PRETTY WEDDING was solemnised at St.

Tyfaelog Church on Monday by Rev. W. Brazell, the contracting parties being Mr. Francis Thomas. only son of the late Mr.

and Mrs. O. Thomas, Post Office. Troedrhiwfuwch, and Miss Eunice Price. elder daughter of Mr.

and Mrs. G. Price, Troedrhiwfuwch. Rev. W.

ell was assisted by the Rev. F. Leonard. B.A. The bride, who was given away by her father.

attired in a white satin dress with veil and carried a sheath of beautiful Madonna lilies. Her attendant; were her three sisters Misses Rosie, Olwen and Molly Price, and Miss Iris Davies, a friend. The first two wore lemon satin dresses with hats and shoes to match and the latter two wore shell pink satin dresses with hats and shoes to tone. They carried posies of pink carnations. Mr.

Norma.n Finch. Pontlottyn. was the best man. At reception was held after the ceremony, at the bride's home at 61, High-street. to which many guests were invited.

Both were the recipients of numerous presents. ABERTYSSWG. Our correspondent for Abertysswg is Mr Evans, Walter-street. Sales agent, Mr. G.

C. Jordan. LIBRARY final of the Library Football Cup was decided at when the Welfare Ground on Monday last, Cwm Toffs defeated Greenfield Rovers by 4-1. The cup was presented to the winners by Mr. F.

C. Davies. and Mr. Jack Sage presented the medals to both teams SUNDAY concert was given on Sunday evening at the Workmen's Hall the Abertysswg Public Silver Band. Coun.

Phillip Price, who presided in the unavoidable absence ot Mrs. Tallis, expressed his thanks and that of the Band for the cheque she had sent Among the artistes were Messrs. John Gibbs (trombone soloist), D. R. Evans (cornet soloist).

Gwilym Jenkins (tenor). and Edward Williams (bass). Several selections were given by the Band, and were much enjoyed by a large audience The secretary of the Band is Mr. W. Mail.

and the treasurer. Coun. Phillip Price. the chairman being Mr. G.

C. Jordan. MAESYCWMMER. T. Price, Penybryn House, is making satisfactory progress after his accident at the Ynysddu Colliery.

MINISTER'S -The Rev. Evan Williams. pastor of Zoar Presbyterian Church. has been taken ill suddenly. his medical adviser.

J. Prosser Davies. Hengoed, on Wednesday, advised his removal to Cardiff Royal Infirmary. S. Povey presided at the meeting of Tabor Sisterhood.

when Mrs. Bryn Morgan gave a recitation, and Mrs. J. Williams read the son. An address was given by Mrs.

Hill. of Pontilanfraith. Mrs. F. Morgan presided at the organ, MISSIONARY PRIZES.

The Rev. Evan Williams, pastor and supt. of the Zoar Presbyterian Sunday School. congratulated several scholars on their work in collecting for the Missionary Society. Prizes were given to Sylvia Francis.

Cecil Brimble, Peggy Jones, Raymond Williams. Enid Williams and Granville Roberts. TABOR Y.P.G -The meeting in connection with the above was held on Wednesday, when the introductory part was conducted by Mr. Wyndham Roberts. Miss Mary E.

Richards gave gramophone recital. assisted by Miss D. B. Chappell. Among those who spoke were Mrs.

J. Roynon, Mr. F. Choppin. and Rev.

Ioan Jenkins, L.T.S.C. Thanks were proposed by Mr. Norman Jones, and seconded Mr. Ivor Evans. Miss E.

Roberts presided at the organ. TABOR Ian Jenkins. L.T.S.C.. pastor, occupied the pulpit on Sunday. A children's service was held in the morning.

when scholars of the Primary and Senior Sections the Sunday School took part. Glens Morgan read the lesson; recitations were given by Margt. Williams. Linda Bates. Ida Davies, Beryl Phillips, a solo by Olive Clarke, and choruses by members of both sections of the school.

A solo was given by Gwyneth Evans. Ystrad Mynach. The scholars were trained by Miss E. Roberts (supt. Primary) and Miss Gladys Williams (assist.

FREE CHURCH UNITY. On Good Friday morning following an old-established custom between the Hengoed and Maesycwmmer Free Churches united communion service was held. Rev. Rev. Thomas Jones presided at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, Maesvewmmer, where the service was held.

An appropriate and impressive address on Cross and its Implications" was given by the Rev. Eric Williams, Siloh. Other Revs. ministers taking part were the mer) and W. Hai (Hengoed).

The ofloan Jenkins. Evan Williams (Maesyewmfertory was devoted to Gwent Hospitai Funds, Newport, MINERS' workmen at MacLaren Collieries met on Thursday to consider the offer of Maesyrhyddid for a Convalescent. Home for worgmen's wives and children as a free gift to the workmen employed at the collieries in the Tredegar area by Mr. Brewer-Williams. Reports were given by Coun.

Dan Roberts, Councillor Gwilym Richards presided Mr. John Price. Mr. Harold Jury, and Mr. F.

C. Davies (hon. secretary), and after discussion it was resolved that the meeting agree to accept the offer. This resolution implying recognition of the fact that contributions will be necessary to maintain the institution. LATE REV.

JOHN -The village of Abertysswg was grieved to learn the Rev. John Roberts, of Carn-y-tyla Terrace, on Sunday evening. Mr. Roberts was the popular he pastor of Ainon Baptist Church. of which Aber- was the first minister.

and had been at tysswg since 1905. During twenty-nine years Mr. Roberts was always to the fore in all matters for the public good. and Was for many years a member of the Board of Management of the Abertysswe Hospital. trustee of the Abertysswg Welfare Council.

of which body he had also been chairman. He served as conductor at. all the eisteddfodau which have held at Abertysswg on behalf of the Hospital, a position for which his gifts him admirably. He held the post of secretary of the East Glamorgan Baptist Union for many years, relinquishing the appointment a few years Roberts. who had been ill for a considerable period.

was 66 years of age. LATE MRS. A. -The death took place of Mrs. Alice wife ot Mr.

William Wilcox, of Carntyla-terrace. on Saturday faithful member of Jerusalem Presbyterian Church. where she will be sadly missed. Mrs. Wilcox had resided at Abertysswg for many years The funeral took place on Wednesday at the Cefn Goleu Cemetery.

Tredegar, the officiating ministers being the G. Rev. Willians W. H. Cooper (Jerusalem) and J.

(Bethania). Among the mourners were Mr. W. Wilcox (husband); Mr. and Mrs.

T. W. Thomas. Port Talbot (daughter and son-in-law): Mr. and Mrs.

Hector J. Wilcox Tett, (son and daughter-in-law); Mr. Axminster (brother-in-law): Mr. J. Joe Horler.

WilBristol (brother-in-law); Messrs. cox. Abertillery, and Dan Wilcox, Hengoe1 (nephews); Mr. and Mrs. E.

Plummer. and Messrs. P. Plummer, Jacob Plummer Evan Williams. Llanbradach (cousins): Messrs.

J. Thomas, Mountain Ash: D. Thomas. Carmarthen; D. Kendrick.

Cardiff: T. Jervis. J. W. Whitney, and Rees Price.

Tredegar. and W. J. Greene, sent C.C.. by Jerusalem Abertysswg.

Ladies' Guild, MacLaren Lodge Floral tributes were Colliery Examiners. Tredegar Co-Op Committee. Tredegar Co-Op. Officials Club. and Staff, and the Rhymney Bowling.

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