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Aberystwith. Last Saturday evening a meeting was held at the University College Aberystwith in order to decide upon some necessary arrangements for the coming visit of the Prince of Wales. Dr. Isambard Owen presided. A resolution was passed that a temporary pavilion capable of holding 2,000 persons should be con- structed. Abergele. It was decided at the Abergele District Council, on Tuesday to build 30 healthy cottages, close to the Gwindy Hotel. They will be given for the use of local workmen, who now live in overcrowded slums. Barmouth. The Barmouth Cycling Club heldl their Annuual Meeting on Tuesday, Mr. H. R. Davies was selected as morning captain. Borth. At present unusual excitement prevails amongst the residents of the Borth district, on account of a very threatening letter received by Mr. Richard James, the eldest son of the Revd. Enoch James, the well known Methodist of Brynllys. The police are now making searching inquiries. Bangor. The Rev. W. Morgan Jones, B.A., minor canon of Bangor Cathedral, will shortly start his new duties as school inspector in the Diocese of St. David's. He hails from Llan- dilo and his native friends will heartily welcome him to their midst again. The body of Dr. Gethin Davies, Bangor was embalmed in London. Cardiff. Mr. S. Allen of Cardiff, has just been ex- perimenting on the Roentgen Rays, which promise to bring about such wonderful im- provements in Medical Science. Mr. Allen has constructed a wooden box, the sides of which are about an inch thick. In this box he put his head with the result that its internal bones can be seen by any bystander. Haverfordwest. Miss Chase, formerly a resident of Smeaton House, Haverfordwest, died last week in London in her sixty seventh year. She was a relative of Smeaton of Eddystone Lighthouse fame. During the latter part of her life in London, she was well known through her valuable services on behalf of female emigra- tion.' It was she who took the first lot of female emigrants to Queensland. She had been altogether forty two times to Australia and nine times round the world. Llandyssul. Mr. Daniel Evans, Llandyssul, was re-elected last week Chairman of the Teifyside Board of Conservators. Llanelly. Thomas Jones of Tanlan, New Sardis, Llan- edy, was killed last Thursday under most pain- ful circumstances. Whilst riding on a water tank in a coal pit, he was crushed to death between a truck and the roof of the pit. Several owners of Tin plate works at Llan- elly have declared that no re-starting will take place unless the men concede to a reduction of 20 per cent. A meeting of the Llanelly Intermediate School was held last week and Mr. Tom Hughes, presided. Miss Davies (mistress) and Mr. Lewis (master), strongly objected to any member of the committee coming into the school without permission. This naturally resulted in a very warm discussion. It was finally decided that the 'duties of the school mangers be discussed at the next meeting. ft is already reported on good authority that no call will be made upon the guarantors of the Llanelly Eisteddfod. Llandrindod. The Quakers, who are yearly becoming more numerous in Wales, have decided to build a meeting House at Llandrindod. Llandovery. The parishoners of Llanfairarybryn pres- ented last week their late Vicar the Rev. Thos. Thomas with a valuable marble clock. The rev. gentleman has recently been made vicar of Abergwily. Morriston. The boxers and packers employed at the Upper Forest Tin plate works have refused to concede to a reduction of wages. Machynlleth. Mr. Martin, who has just been created Chief Commissioner of Police for Matabeleland, lived for a long time at Machynlleth last summer. Madame Patti. The queen of song, Madame Patti, is now staying at Craig-y-Nos. On April 9th, she will start to give concerts at Bournemouth, Birmingham, and Glasgow. Newport. The organisers of the Newport Eisteddfod 1897, have decided to ask the Prince of Wales to be present. Pontardulais. Mrs. Sarah Williams, the wife of a Gor- seinon farmer, fractured her left arm as she was driving home from Pontardulais last Saturday. She met with her painful accident in avoiding to drive over a little boy. Rhondda. It may interest some to know that the Duke of York at the Cymmrodorion Dinner last week expressed to Mr. Tom Stephens his great delight at the singing of the Rhondda Glee singers. Swansea. The Duke of Devonshire has promised to visit Swansea next May in order to give an address for furthering the Unionist cause in the town. The Home Secretary has refused to grant the certificate of efficiency to the Swansea police. He expressed his dissatisfaction with the system of promotion in the force. Trawscoed. Lord Lisburne insists on his children learn- ing the Welsh Langnage. Welsh in Elementary Schools., The school inspectors have received instruc- tions to encourage the learning of Welsh in Welsh-speaking districts, with the worthy object of being able to understand English better.

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