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Record of Coming Events.


August Notes.

Town Advertising.

The Pierrots.

Promenade from Prestatyn to…


Religious Services in the…

Warrington Children's Summer…



Special Preacher.

Christ Church Baazar.

The Open-Air Service

Lady Mostyn

Victoria Avenue Congregational.



LAWN TENNIS. A match of considerable interest was played between the Bastion Road and Gronant Road Clubs on the courts of the latter on Wednes- day afternoon, the games being witnessed by several visitors and friends. The results were slightly in favour of the former club, who won 94 games against 89. Most keen and interesting struggles took place and the contests proved that there are several expert players connected with both clubs. The result of the various games were as follows In the ladies doubles Misses Selkirk and Thornton (Bastion road) beat Mrs Currie and Mrs Purnell by 19-13 Misses Banks and Clements (Gronant Road) beat Misses Bates 12-5. In the gents' doubles Messrs Poole and Oxiade (B.K.) beat Messrs Purnell and Partington 16-10; and Messrs Bates and Harding (B.R.) beat Messrs Warmsley and Currie 15-11. In the mixed doubles Mr Purnell and Mrs Currie (G.R.) beat Mr Poole and Mrs O'Callaghan 12-3 Mr Oxiade and Miss E. Bates (B.R.) beat Mr Partington and Miss Banks 16-12 Mr Warmsley and Miss Lloyd (G.R.) beat Mr and Miss M. Bates 13-7; while Mr Millard and Miss Selkirk (B.R.) beat Mr Currie and Mrs Purnell 13-6. Refreshments were kindly provided by the Gronant Road club, and a most enjoyable afternoon was spent. It has been arranged to play the return match on Bastion Road ground next Wednes- day afternoon. BACKHAUS. One of the most interesting concerts at the Town Hall this season is the re-appearance on Tuesday next of Bacldraus, the famous pianist, and Madame Ella Russell, the world-renowned prima donna- Madame Ella Russell holds a prominent place amongst the greatest operatic singers of our time, and for many years was a star" of the first magni- tude at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden. In every branch of her art, opera, oratorio, or the concert platform, she is equally delightful, and her appear- ances are always keenly appreciated. Backhaus, although still quite a young man (he is but 24 years of age) has made for himself a reputa- tion as a pianist that is second to none. Year by year he seems to develop greater powers, and not only does his marvellous technique seem, if possible, to be even more facile, but his readings of the works of the great masters show a great depth of feeling, and more perfect understanding. Backhaus has just returned from the Continent, and this will pro- bably be his last appearance in Prestatyn before his two years' tour round the world. Madame ELLA RUSSELL.

The Agricultural Show.