13 APRIL 1929, Page 19

OUR ABERDARE FUND During the past week the following donations

have reached us which are gratefully acknowledged below. Our aim has now been achieved, in that we have provided for the immediate weeds of Aberdare. The total amount received is £12,309 11 s. 81. The Fund is now dosed.

Irish Presbyterian Mission, £6 its. &I. Mrs. Violet N. Alabaster, £4. Mrs. M. M. Marston, Uganda, £2 2s. " Berrymead," £2 Os. 10d. Some British People at Keta, £1 5s. " Rhodesian Padre," £I Is. " IL G.," El ; " Beckie," £1. Anonymous, 13s.

We publish below the fift.lenth list of subscribers who have responded to the invitation to provide a weekly sum for one or more of the 1,500 necessitous families in Aberdare for a certain period.

L. 0. Leefe, £5 ; Illogan Parish Church, £5. Major A. Noel White, £1 ; Robert Watson, £1 ; Goathland Branch of the Girls' Friendly Society, £1.

Readers still wishing to send Clothing and other Gifts in kind to Aberdare are requested to forward them direct to the Hon. Secretary, Aberdare Service Committee, Town Hall, Aberdare, and NOT to the SPECTATOR office.