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- Coming Auction Sales Advertised…


- Welsh Fairs.

Lighting-up Time.i

To Correspondents.

News of the World.

Swine Removal Regulations.

An Electric Light Muddle.

The Question of the Hour.

News in Brief.


News in Brief. The Bishop of Cheater was 58 years old on Thursday last week. Eighty-three failures were recorded in England, and Wales last week. Eight cases of smallpox are now under treat- ment at Newtown, one is reported from Tre- gynon, and one in Wrexham Workhouse. Mr Williami Jones, the member for Arvolli who has been) in indifferent health for scnle timfc, has gone to Llangefni to recuperate. The Rev J. Morgan Jones has resigned the pastorate of the Twrgwyn Calvin-istic Meithodis Chapel, Bangor, returning to his former churcl1 at Merthyr. What is supposed to be the skull of an ich- thy 0 s'aurus, was discovered last week at Bar- mouth. Photoigraphs are to be sent to the Natural History Museum. d The Local Government Board has s,arictione" the Llangollen Town Council's borrowing ^3,000 for the restoration of the Town, Hall, which has been declared unsafe. The Prince of Wales, as Chancellor of tl Welsh University, has reappointed Lord Render of Hatchlands, a member of the Court of the University of Birmingham for thb ensuing five years. During the severe thunderstorm that pas.se over a portion of Carnarvonshire1 early on Sa'Wr day morning, close upon 40 sheep were killed £ >jy lightning in Nant Ucha, at the foot of the FaS of Llanberis. The Free Churches of Aberystwyth have ull" animously resolved to petition the railway corn* pany operating between that town and DIvll. Bridge, to discontinue running trains on Sull- days. c Some. hundreds of colliers, employed on the Welsh coalfields have, it is stated, saved sufIi- cibnt dxiririg the last four years, to. keep tihe, selves and their families for a year at least wIth- out doing any work. The house of the Rev John Rihyddarch, 0 Waenfarwr, near Carnarvon, was struck by lightning during thfe recent storm. The furni* ture was damaged, and all the glass on Olle side of the house was broken. Lieutenant-Colonel Owen Thomas, formerly of Cemaes, Anglesey, and in 1895 the ^iberaf candidate for the Oswestry Division, is no engaged in visiting the South African colOllleS, and reporting upon the prospects of emigrants* The directors of Messrs Crane and Sons, l.d'1 have declared the usual half-yearly dividend on the preference shares for the s,ix months endec 31 sit December, viz., 6 per cent. per annum- The dividend warrants w(re posted on T<hurS' day. A sheriff's jury sat at Carnarvon on Mono y of to. assess damages in an action for breach, o b e, promise of marriage brought by Miss Williams, of Llanllyfni, against a quarrymr named Richard Hughes, of Talysarn. The jury awardbd the plaintiff ^25. At the1 eisteddfod promoted by the YV*els^ Temperance Association of Liverpool last vree a prize was offered for the best stanza on "-rh,o First Glass." It was won by a publican w resides at Rhosllanerchrugog, viz., Mr MorrIS< Kyffin, Talbot Inn. The marriage of Miss Caroline Gertrud0 Stuart ParM;r, daughter of Mr Sandbach Parke > to Mr Charles R. Dent, son of the late Adrnira Dent, was celebrated at West Kirby Par1^. Church on Thursday. The bridegroom is superintendent of this Liverpool district of til London and N'erth-Western Railway. The Celtic bull is not always Irish.. It found sometimes in Wales. A Builth. Wel S butcher staites that he Deceived) a note fro'n' a Pontypridd woman a ,few days ago asking hini to send her a goose. "You might, she adde' "enclose a note in the basket to let mte kno when to expect it." The. directors of the North and South \Yale Bknk, Limited, havia declared a dividend of per cent., and a bonus of eight per cent, for past six months, making a total distribution the year of 16 per cent., the same as for previous' ybar. The Rev. D. T. Huighes, of Machynlleth, last week inducted at the Parish Church, 1 sarnau, to the rectorship of LlanfL'hangel a Llandecwyn. The ceremony was performed y the archdeacon of Merioneth, assisted by Rev. J. Hughes, vioar of Plenrhyndeudraeth, 3 the Rev. H.. Williams.