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Home News. ANGLESEA. Preparations for new buildings on a large scale are being made at Holyhead. Stanley Street is to be completely transformed. The property is mostly owned by Lord Stanley of Alderley, who is beginning alterations at the Market. The wall is to be pulled down in front of the Market, and a new entrance made, imposing shops being planned. A new cafe is to be erected next door to these, and opposite new premises for the National Provincial Bank are to be built. This will greatly improve the main street. Plans of over 150 houses have been submitted for the comparatively new district near the Maeshyfryd Cemetery, where already great developments have taken place in this direction, the houses being immediately let. The population of the town is increasing rapidly, and it is probable that further railway and steamboat developments will bring a greater influx of people into the neigh- bourhood. CARDIGAN. Mr. Benjamin G. Williams, the father of Mr. Daniel W. Williams, the American Consul at Cardiff, probably holds a record in connection with Sunday school work. He was born at Henbant, in Lledrod parish, in Cardiganshire, and is now past his 84th year. He became a Sunday school pupil in early boyhood, while yet in his skirts, and has followed up the work for over 80 years. For more than 50 years this veteran held office as teacher, superintendent, or chorister, and he is now the last survivor of the Sardis school, organised about 1841. On Friday at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, Mr. David Jenkins (Mus. Bac.), the lecturer in music, received the handsome present of a gold watch chain and the full score of Wagner's Parsival" from the College Musical Society. The Society attained its majority on the occasion of the concert held in April (when the "Elijah "was per- formed with great success), and this was deemed an appropriate occasion to recognise the valuable services which Mr. Jenkins has given 'to the College. For 21 years he has conducted the Society's concerts, during which time he has per- formed 28 classical compositions-oratorios, can- tatas, and symphonies. Moreover, he has not con- fined his energies to that body only, but has also directed the orchestral performances in connection with the Dramatic Society, which contributed largely to the success of these gatherings. All these services have been bestowed gratuitously. CARNARVON. The Rev. Robert Williams, B.A., curate of Llan- dudno, was at Glyngarth Palace on Saturday collated to the vacant benefice of Llanbedrycennin Rectory, Carnarvon. The Board of Trade have recently confirmed the following order made by the Light Railway Com- missioners ;—North Wales Narrow-gauge Railways (Light Railway) Order, 1905, authorising the work- ing and maintenance of the Moel Tryfan under- taking of the North Wales Narrow-gauge Railways Company as a light railway and other matters. The Rev. T. E. Timothy, curate of the small parish of Llandrillo-yn-Rhos, near Colwyn Bay, has been medically advised to lake a six months' stay at a sanatorium in the New Forest. Last week-end the Vicar (the Rev. E. James Evans) suggested that the whole of the Whit-Sunday offerings should be presented to Mr. Timothy. The idea was taken up with such enthusiasm that the collections at the ordinary Sunday services and the children's service on the beach realised the handsome sum of j) 17. An illustration of the strained relations between the Nonconformists and Churchmen in North Wales as the result of the Education Act, is fur- nished by an incident which has occurred in Bangor. Mrs. Williams, of Glyngarth Palace, the wife of the Bishop of Bangor, had arranged a b izaar to be held at Bangor this week with the object of raising funds to meet the demands of the Carnarvonshire County Education Authority on the Church schools in the matter of repairs, and a local orchestra promised to assist. The Nonconformist members of the orchestra have, however, intimated to their con- ductor that they cannot assist in any bazaar the

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