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THE FERRY, BRIDGE, A NO 3ATHS

---CARNARVONSHIRE QUARTER…

TH'E CHARGE.

LLEYX WOUNDING CASE.

A MOTORIST'S APPEAL.

A SERIOUS CHARGE «

r MUNICIPAL ELECTIONSI I i

! CARNARVON.

I CONWAY, I

i PWLLHELI.

DARING STATION THEFT AT LLANDUDNO

PWLLHELI BOARD OF GUARDIANS

A RUNAWAY HORSE

CURIOUS GAS EXPLOSION AT CONWAY

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-----------DEPTH OF SIR JOHN…

STORY OF HIS LIFE.

LIKE A ROMANCE, j I

BUS IWDRK FOR W ALES.

CONNECTION WITH CARNARVON.j

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CONNECTION WITH CARNARVON. In 1887 he received his knighthood, and the distinction was regarded no less an honour to the Welsh nation than it was to the recipient himself. Three years later he succeeded the late Lord Carnarvon as Constable of Carnar- von Castle. and it is due to Sir John to say that, in the matter of the maintenance and re- pair of the ancient fabric, he allowed the same ifree hand to the .Deputy-Constable (Sir Llew- elyn Turner) as his predecessor had done. In the same year his relations with the county of Carnarvon became even closer by his adoption as the Conservative candidate for the boroughs. At the time of his selection he was, and had been for many years, the member for Devon- port. During the 1886 Parliament it became clear that Devonport was no longer a safe Con- servative seat, and Sir John decided to con- test Carnarvon Boroughs, for which Mr Lloyd- George had recently been returned at a by- election. Great efforts were made by the Con- servative party to win the seat, and the dignifi- fied post of Constable of Carnarvon Castle was conferred on Sir John. He seemed a I strong candidate, and the general opinion even among Liberals was that 'he would win. In the end, however, the electors discovered that, though Sir John was a genial and kindly Welshman, his political views were not theirs. He had supported ,Mr (now Sir) H. J. Ellis- Nanney's candidature agaiittt Mr Lloyd- George in the lattar's first election in the Car- narvon Boroughs and at the general election two years later came his turn to contest the seat against the sitting member. It was a most strenuous fight on both sides. Sir John was defeated by a majority oif 196. His interest in. all that appertained to Wales continued un- abated, and one of the -most pleasing incidents of a long and busy life was the presentation to him a> year or two ago of a national testi- monial promoted by men of all creeds and parties, including his erstwhile opponr tit in the Carnarvon Boroughs.

WHO WILL BE HIS SUCCESSOR.

ANGLESEY QUARTER SESSIONS

APPOINTMENT.

TH GRAND JURY.

THE CHARGE,

A HOUSE BREAKING CHARGE.

FISHING IN CARNARVON BAY |—_

HOUNDS.I

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LIPTON'S DIVIDEND.

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PORTMADOC,

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