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SUMMARY OF NRWS. The funeral of Mr Bulkeley Hughes, late member for the Carnarvon Bor- oughs, took place on Tuesday at Llan- cdwen, Anglesey, and was largely at- tended. The Liberal Committee subsequently met and selected as their candidate Mr Jones-Parry, who for- merly represented the county. Up to the hour of going to press the Conser- tives have failed to fix upon a candi- date. The Mayor of Carnarvon has recei ved the writ for a new election, and has fixed the nomination day for Wednes- day next, the polling, if any, to take place on the following Tuesday. An application was, made on Wed- nesday to the Mayor of Carnarvon on behalf of Mr Sorton-Parry, one of the parliamentary candidates for the bor- oughs, for a summons for libel against Mr Darbishire, the chairman of the Liberal Association. His worship refrained from coming to any decision, and directed that the application should be made in open court on Monday. At a meeting of the general committee of the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society on Wednesday last it was decided to hold this year's show at Rhyl on the ist of August. A complaint has been made to the Holywell School Board that the cor- poral punishment inflicted by the master cuid mistress of the boys' and girls' school, Bagillt,was unnecessarily severe. The matter is to be investi- gated. At the last Carnarvon County Court judgment was given in the Llanberis burial dispute case, the plaintiff being nonsuited, with costs, on the ground that the payment of the burial fee was a voluntary one. Captain William Roberts, Garth- hill-terrace, Bangor, master of the schooner Mary Edwards, was on Wed- nesday found dead in bed at Shoreham. The Welsh lesidents at New York have held a meeting at which it was determined to send a message of con- gratulation to the Queen upon her escape. They say that nowhere will deeper regard for the welfare or hon- our of her virtue be found than in the hearts of the Welsh citizens of the United States. Scotland beat England by five goals to one in the Association Football Match played at Glasgow on Saturday, In the match played at Wrexham on Monday between Wales and England the former proved victorious by five goals to three. A coroner's jury at Carmarthen, in- quiring into the death of a man who had drowned himself a few days ago, found that he "commited murder wilful." Coroner That is felo-de-se, gentle- men. Foreman; Yes, fell into sea." I The coroner does not seem to have carried the conversation any further, and the body was buried at night with- out any religious service. The Conway Commissioners have decided that all nett profits accruing at the end of each financial year on the water and gas undertakings, shall be applied to reducing the price of gas. At the Denbigh Police Court on Monday, Robert Lewis, a shoemaker, I was fined 6 i and costs for assaulting a girl named Burke, aged 10 years. The police are said to have obtained a clue to the origin of the attempt to poison a family at Gresford about a month ago. A terrible earthquake has occurred in Costa Rica, Central America, by which several towns have been demol- ished, and thousands of lives des- troyed. The trial of George Henry Lamson, for the murder of Piercy Malcolm John, was on Tuesday brought to a close. The jury, after a deliberation of 37 minutes, found the prisoner guilty,and he was sentenced to death. The living of Wefonen, Oswestry, has been offered to and accepted by the Rev T. Redfern, senior curate of the Welsh Church, Oswestry. Jumbo was on Saturday successfully induced to enter the-cage prepared for his removal from the Zoological Gar- I dens. He walked into the structure without the slightest hesitation. Al- though he was not confined, no doubt is entertained that he will easily be I induce to return vhen desired. A parliamentary return issued yes- terday estimates the amount required for the South African wars, other than the Transvaal outbreak,for this year at ,6135,000. â»

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