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the coats of arms. Mr. Jones also proposes to bring out shortly an illustrated book on the Church plate of the diocese of Bangor. The electrification of Snowdonia is proceeding apace. The great power station near Llyn Llydaw is almost completed, and a network of electric cables is being laid over the mountains. The work- men are encamped in tents on the slopes of the Snowdon range. It is proposed to work some of the Festiniog slate quarries by electric power generated on Snowdon, and the first experiments will be made at the Rhiwbach and Oakeley quarries. DENBIGH. Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, Bart., the Master of the Wynnstay Hunt, has had built a motor van for the purpose of conveying the hounds to the more distant meets in Cheshire and Shropshire. Hitherto the hounds have been sent by a special railway coach or taken on overnight. Last week the whole of the men employed at New Broughton Colliery, near Wrexham, came out on strike. A new seam of coal was recently opened, and a new system of working was inaugurated. The men alleged their inability to make a living wage under these new arrangements, and gave in their notices. The management agreed to withdraw the new system of working, but refused to accede to the men's demand for an increase in the tonnage price. The men accordingly came out on strike. GLAMORGAN. Since Mr. Keir Hardie (says the Western Mail) has been seen wearing sandals Mr. W. T. Stead has taken to calling him a prophet. An accident happened at No. 3 new sinking pit of the Powell Duffryn Colliery, New Tredegar, on Saturday, resulting in the death of Fred Clarke and injury to Thomas Layman, both sinkers. The annual report of the Committee of the Welsh Museum, at Cardinf, just published, records some important acquisitions, and mentions that £ 700 has been expended for specimens alone. At a meeting of Liberal delegates representing the Gower division of Glamorganshire, on Saturday, it was decided to resuscitate the Liberal Associa- tion and to take steps to select a candidate to contest the seat at the forthcoming General Election, Mr. J. Aeron Thomas, the present member, having decided to retire from the repre- sentation of the constituency. MERIONETH. At a meeting of the Merionethshire Campaign Committee on Thursday at Bala, a unanimous hope was expressed that the Education Committee would relax no effort in their fight against the Board of Education. The committee were thoroughly satis- fied with the reports as to the progress of collections towards the campaign fund in support of the Welsh revolt. MONMOUTH. A new way of enticing the public to a meeting has been adopted at Newport. On the invitation to a meeting held on Monday there was this foot- note Subscriptions and donations will not be asked for at this meeting." The "not" was emphasised by a heavy underline. The Court Circular states that before leaving Cowes, his Majesty decorated Miss F. Addams Williams, matron of the Netley Hospital, with the Royal Red Cross. Miss Williams is a native of Monmouth, and a daughter of the late Mr. Thomas Addams Williams, who for many years occupied the town clerkship of Monmouth. It will be remembered that Miss Williams did splendid and most important work in South Africa during the war, and the recognition she has now obtained of her ability and prominence in her profession will be specially gratifying to her many Welsh friends. MONTGOMERY. Mr. Humphreys Owen, M.P., who some time ago had a severe fall, has recovered much of his strength since the accident, though the doctors have insisted on his abstaining from work for some little time longer. PEMBROKE. Mr. Evan Herbert, a student at Trevecca College, has accepted the call which was given him by the Calvinistic Methodist Churches at Solva. Mr. Henry Allen, K.C., of Cresselly, ex-M.P. for Pembroke County, is in his ninetieth year, but as hale and hearty as ever, so Sir Owen Scourfield told a sympathetic audience the other day. RADNOR. Mr. Gilbert (son of Mr. Reginald Gilbert, Glanwye, near Builth Wells) caught a pike weighing 141b. on Thursday last. Inside it was a 2lb. chub.