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BARRY. THE PROPOSED NEW THEATRE.—The paragraph which appeared in our last issue in regard to the above has caused a great deal of interest at Barry. We hear that the promoters have, during the past week, selected a suitable site on which to erect to erect the building. PROPERTY SALE.—An auction sale by Messrs. David Jones and Co. of four villas situate in Harbour- road, Barry, was announced to be held at the Barry Hotel, Barry, hist evening week. None of the lots wore disposed of. "SHALL WE PREACH THEOLOGICAL SERMONS?" —At the second day's proceedings of the annual ses- sion of the Glamorganshire ..md Carmarthenshire English Congregational Union at Llanelly on Tuesday, the Rev. J. H. Stowell, M.A., pastor of the Barry Congregational Church, read a very interesting paper on the above subject. ISLAND-ROAD IMPROVEMENT. — The contractor for the granolithic pavement, which the Barry Dock and Railway Company is laying down, has commenced active operations, a large staff of men being engaged on the work. An iron railing is being fixed as a pro- tection round the harbour," and when the work is completed will form a promenade of no mean preten- sions. INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION.—A meeting of the Intermediate Education Committee was held at the Barry Market offices on Wednesday night. There were present, Rev. C,1,uon Allen, and Messrs. R. Moon, F. W. Taylor, and G. F. Willett (secretary's deputy). No business was transacted, as there were not sufficient mem bel's present to form a quorum, but it was rlecided to ask Messrs. J. C. Meggitt, J. Lowden, and J. A. Hughes to interview the Rev. Aaron Davies, Pont- lottyn, at Cardiff, in reference to the proposed school. LECTURE ox "DR. Mo F F A T T .—We beg to re- mind our readers of the interesting lecture which is to be delivered this (Friday) evening at the Barry Con- gregational Church on Dr. Moffatt," by the well- known preacher and lecturer, the Rev. Ossian Davies. The lecture is in aid of the funds of the chapel. Major Jones, one of the accepted Liberal candidates for the Carmarthen Boroughs, aud late American Consul at Cardiff, will take the chair punctually at 7.30 p.m. Doors will be open at 7 p.m. YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.—At the Barry Public Hall, on Monday eveninsj next, the annual meeting of the Barry Young Men's Christian Association will be held. Alderman J. Cory, J.P., Porthkerr> House, will preside. The meeting pro- mises to be an interesting one, as several strangers are expected to be present. Amongst them are the names of Mr. Bennett (travelHnc secretary Y.M.C.A.). Mr. M. Pratt (lion. sec. South Wales District), Mr. M. A. Baker (Newport Y.M.C.A.). and Mr. George Hughes (secretary of the Cardiff Y.M.CA.) In addition, most of the ministers of the town have also promised to attend. Several ladies are also going to kindly help in the singing. A special invitation is given to the public to be present, especially young men. FOOTBALL.—The Barry and Dowlais teams will play a match on the Buttrills' Grounds. Barry, to- morrow (Saturday), when the following will represent the teamsBarry Back, F. Rutter; three-quarter backs, A. J. Medcroft, J. E. Rees, J. Jones, and T. Saunders; half-backs, F. John and J. Davies: for- wards, G. Phillips (cant.), D. Lester, W. Evans, A. Whitburn, A. Williams, W. James. F. Beck, arid S. Atwell: reserves, J. Panniers, and W.Rces. Dowlais: Back, D. Thomas three-quarter backs, E. H. Wood- man, F. J. Woodman, F.Parkinson, and L. Matthews: half-backs, B. Jones (capt.) and J. B. Evans forwards, D. W. Evans, Gus Jenkins, George Truran, D. Davies. M. Butler, A. Lawrence. J. Williams, and F. G. Woodman. Kick oil at 3.20 p.m. Referee, Mr. T. Lewis, penarth F.O. CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH GUILD.—Tn connec tion with the above guild, it has been decided to throw open the classrooms at the chapel every evening during the winter months as a reading and recreation room, for the benefit of the members of the guild, or any other young men who would care to avail them- selves of the.privilege. This was successfully accom- plished on Monday evening last, when for the first time the room was opened for the above purpose. and was well attended and much appreciated by those present. A good supply of the current literature was provided, and arrangements have been made by which all the best daily and weekly newspapers and periodicals will be provided, these being generously given by various friends of the cause. Chess, draughts, and other games are also provided, and it is earnestly hoped that the provision of such an insti- tution will be the means of inducing the young men of the district to support so worthy an object, as it is fully intended to immediately take steps to establish a gymnasium also. THE BARRY AND BRISTOL CHANNEL STEAM PACKET AND CARRYING COMPANY, LIMITED.— At the Cardiff County-court on Wednesday, Mr. Jackson asked for an order compulsorily winding up the Barry and Bristol Channel Steam Packet and Carrying Company, Limited.—Mr. Bailhache, who appeared for the liquidator, opposed the application, and said the company was being woundup voluntarily. It was proposed to sell the company to another com- pany.—His Honour, looking over the papers, said it was proposed to sell out to the Barry Co-operative Building Materials Co., Limited.—Mr. Jackson said there was no such company in existence.—His Honour: What do you mean by p[1.so;ing resolution like that when there was no such company in existence.—Mr. Jackson said the company bad never done any business on account of insufficient capital. It was decided to wind up the company voluntarily, and twelve months had elapsed without any of the undertakings being per- formed.—On the understanding that nothing should be done in the matter, the case was allowed to stand over to the next court on account of the liquidator being ill in bed. FOR THE LARGEST and best selected stock of Watches, Clocks, and Jowellerv at the lowest prices go to Newman's, Exchange-buildings, Barry. FOLLICK'S is the Genuine Shop for all kinds of Clothing. Corner of Barry-road and Main- street.—Advt.









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