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t ARRIVAL AT HOLYHEAD. I

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t ARRIVAL AT HOLYHEAD. I I CIVIC RECEPTION, j Holyhead was en fete on Wednesday even ing, when the troops arrived, in command of Capt. T. R. Evans. They were duo to arrive by train from Valley at 5.40, but iocg before that hour large crowds assembled outside the station and aloatg the main streets. Elaborate arrangements had been made for their reoeption, and there were on the platform awaiting their arriva l Mr A. Mioha/oi (kdiaiirn-xan) members, and offi- cial's of the Unban Djstriot Council, and the Re- aruitiing Ccmsnlttee. The men were formally welcomed to the town by Mr Michael, after which, headed by the Menai Bridge Band, they marched to Victoria-square, where they were given their billeting cards, and escorted to their roapootivo billets by the Seoond (local) Anglesey Oorps of Boy Scouts, who were in charge of Sooutanaator Frank Bell. Assembling in Victoria-square at 7.15 the men marohed to llyfrydle C.M. Schoolroom, via Wil- liama-squaro, whore dinner had been provided for thorn. Mr A. Michael presided, and was sup. ported by Capt. T. R. Evans, Major Campbell Johnston, transport offioer at Holyhead; Lieut. Clarke, 3rd Defunos Company, Holylhead; Lieut. Vauighan, Welsh Army Corps; Dr. T. W. Clay, J.P., Capt. E. R. MoKinstry, R.N.R., the Rev. J?n Wtliiajns, Lieut. John Williams, Woksh Army Corps; and Sk?MMi't-Major J. Fdth-mN. local recruiting officer. Proposed by the Chairman, the toast of "The King" wae loyally honoured, and the toast of "The Welsh. Army Corps" was pro-posed by Dr. T. W. Clay, In a happy speech, in dph he extended a cordial weloome to their tresis on behalf of the town. He regretted that owing to indisposition Mr L. M. Jones (Tal o Fon) had unfortunately boon prevented from giving the toast. They were very proud to have had the honour of entertaining audi a fine body of men, and he waa perfectly certain that when the time oaime for thorn to take up arms in defence of their King and country, they would do oredit to themselves and to the Welsh Army Corps. Oa.pt. Evans, in replying, thankod the pro- poser of the toast for the kind words in which no had proposed it, iand all wh.o had in any way contributed to the giving of such a magnificent re-past. The men were eaph given a packet of cigarettes and a box of matohes, and seemed to thoroughly enjoy their dinner, which had been, well-earned after their long maroh during the day, which, fortunately, proved idtoal from ovca-y stand- point. Dimmer over the men proceeded1 dbwn Thcmas- atvoot and along Market-street and Stanley-street to tho Town flail, where they were dismissed. In the Ilaill a miscellaneous entertainment had been arranged for their delectation, the proceed- ings being preaided over by Dr. T. W. Clay, who TO supported by several members of th., com- mittee and officers, who accompanied the men. The following mas the programme :Overture, Town Hall Orchestra (conductor, Mr C. J. McCoim,ick); song, Mr E. R. Cavan Jori-cs; Penhillion singinig (M bh ha.rp accompaniment), Mr Wi'llsam Thomas (Bhedyod A law); gong, Madame Kate Rowlands; song. Miss A. Bellis (accompanied by the orchestra); song, Mies Margery Williams; violin soio, Mr C. J. McCor- maok; duet, Messrs David Jones and William Rowlands; "Hen wlad fy nhadiau," "God savo the King." Tho aicoompaniet was Miss M. C. Owen, A.L.C.M., a.nd tho harpst waa Miss Eva, Griffith. The Chairman delivered a brief address in Welsh, and Captain Evans, on behalf of the officers and men, thanked aU who had assisted in ira.ki ng their short visit to Holvhead such a great success He was well aware of the gener- ous hea rtedness of tihe Welsh people, but ho felt he oould safely say that the welcome which they had so far received in Anglesey ex- ceeded all expectations, and bhey could never forgot the liopitality of tihe kind friends at Holy- head a.nd elsewhere. Lieutemajit Vaughan also assooia/ted himself with these remarks in a racy We'sh speech. The Hall was profusely decorated with bunt- ing and flowers, the latter being lent by Mrs A. F. Pearson, a.nd the flags by Captain E. R. MnKinstxy and the London and North- ^Western Railway Company (Marine Department). The tables in the schoolroom was also nicely de- corated. Lady Sheffield having lent somo flowers, whilst in the town itself there was a I'berai display of bunting. The catering of Messrs David Evans and 00. wcro in every way excellent, the arrangements in the school- rooon being under the superintendence of Mr W. J. Lewis, Newry-street. Valuable assist.a 1100 was given by the following at tho tables and otherwise: Mrs T. W. Clay, Mrs John Williams, M,rs CkiiV Thomas, Mrs Bodfan Griffith, Mrs R. H. Hughes, Mrs Fox Russell, Miss H. Rees, Mrs Evans, M.ra Noble Griffith, Miss Hughes, Aties Morgan Jones, Mie.s Lanifeaty, Miss M. J. Jones, Mro John Clay, Mrs Blake Thomas, Miss Nell'c* Tiiiomas, Miss McDonnell, E'IS Polly Evans, Mrs L. Lewie, Mrs Di'nnen, Mrs Morton Prichard, Mrs MaJdwyn Jones. Yesterday (Thursday) morning the men paraded at the Town Hall, and marched from bhenoo through the town,, headed by the bugle band, which accompanies them, to the station, the streets being thronged, and much enthusiasm was displayed both by the men and the populace-. Arriving ac the station they were met by another larboC orowd. who loudly cheered as the train sto i.mei out. conveying the troops to Rhosneigr.

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