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Home News. ANGLESEA. Mr. David Davies, M.P., has acquired some sporting rights in Anglesey, where he last week entertained the President of the Board of Trade. The death took place on Monday of Lieutenant J. L. Hampton Lewis, Royal Artillery, eldest son of Colonel Hampton Lewis, of Henllys and Bodfor, Anglesey. The following were elected officers for the ensuing year at the Grand Lodge of Wales, held at Llanerchymedd :—G.C.T., the Rev. Rees Evans, Llanwrtyd G.V.T., Sister Jeannie Hughes, Llan- erchymedd G. Chap., the Rev. Thomas Hughes, Brynsiencyn G. Sec., Bro. O. N. Jones, Pwllheli; G. Adviser, the Rev. J. Williams, Abergwynfi; G. Treas., Bro. G. Williams, Denbigh; G.S.J.L., Bro. J. Morris Jones, Denbigh G.M. Bro. O. Llew. Owen, Talysarn G.A.M., Sister Roberts, Mersey Lodge, Liverpool; G.A. Sec., Bro. T. J. Jones, Alltwen G. Sent., Bros. J. Jenkins, Llanelli, and R. J. Jones, Rhondda G. Messenger, Sister Owen, Llwynpia. CARDIGAN. On Saturday afternoon an undergraduate of St. David's College, Mr. Peter Self, a native of Nor- wich, was accidentally drowned in Pwll Bailey Coch, in the river Teifi. Mr. Self, after playing in a tennis tournament on College Green, went to bathe. Some boys who saw him sink gave the alarm, and there was a rush for the river. After some time Mr. E. J. Pugh recovered the body, and Dr. E. H. Griffiths, who soon was on the spot, made every effort at resuscitation, but without avail. The body was conveyed to St. David's College, the undergraduates following with uncovered heads. CARMARTHEN. Under the auspices of the Welsh National Liberal Council, a conference ot delegates from Liberal Associations and clubs and Free Church Council branches in West Wales was held at Car- marthen on Saturday. The conference welcomed the Education Bill, but expressed strong disapproval of Clause 4 as violating the principles of the first and second clauses, and suggested its withdrawal, or, it the Government considered it essential, that it should be safeguarded against further concession to sectarian demand. CARNARVON. After serving 32 years of his life in prison and penal servitude John Jones, a labourer, 52 years of age, was at the Carnarvonshire Assizes on Satur- day sentenced to a further period of seven years' penal servitude. He was charged with the at- tempted murder, in February last, of an old woman who resided in a lonely cottage near Pwllheli. The outrage occurred in broad daylight. Attracted up- stairs by a noise the old woman found a man under the bed, and just as she was turning to go back he attacked her savagely and struck her on the head with some blunt instrument, which inflicted seven wounds, all penetrating to the brain. The motive for the crime was robbery, a sum of ^10 having been extracted from a drawer upstairs. Prisoner was found guilty of the minor charge of causing grievous bodily harm and sentenced as already stated. DENBIGH. The fifth session of the North Wales Summer School of Theology is to be held at Wrexham at the end of this month. The special lecturers are the Rev. Dr. Garvie, Professor of Ethics and Com- parative Theology at Hackney and New Colleges, London, who will lecture on "Modern faith and modern unbelief concerning God, Christ, and Man." the Rev. Professor W. B. Stevenson, M.A., B.D., of the Bala Theological College, who will lecture on The Messianic Prophecy in the Book of Isaiah," and the Rev. E. Lloyd Jones, of Manchester, who will lecture on The Pilgrim's Progress." FLINT. The Welsh summer school this year will be held at Rhyl, and education authorities throughout Wales are offering every inducement to their teachers to attend the course. For instance, the Glamorgan Education Committee have decided to offer 20 scholarships of ^3 each, the Rhondda Education Committee 10 of ^3 each, Mountain Ash 6, and Denbigh, Flint, Montgomery, Merioneth, Carmarthen, and Pembroke Committees are likely to make similar concessions. The death has occurred of Mr. Charles W. Jones, Rhyl. On Wednesday Mr. Jones was seized with a stroke, and it was clear almost from the first that the case was hopeless. Mr. Jones was born at- Tranmere on January 23, 1852, and was educated at the St. Asaph Grammar School. He represented Rhuddlan on the Flintshire County Council, and was a most assiduous public servant. He was a member of the Flintshire Education Committee and also of the Flintshire Standing Joint Committee. He was, moreover, a prominent Liberal. As head of the firm of Charles Jones and Sons, timber mer- chants, he occupied a foremost position in the local commercial world. Mr. Jones was also a deacon of the Presbyterian body and a staunch teetotaller. Twelve months ago Mr. R. Llewelyn Jones died with painful suddenness. It is feared that over- work has brought about the collapse of his brother. GLAMORGAN. General Sir Charles Warren, K.C.M.G., visited the Rhondda on Saturday and witnessed the com- petitions of local ambulance teams for the shield which the gallant officer presented for competition two years ago, and in presenting the trophy to the successful team expressed his gratification with what he had seen. A conference has been arranged to be held at Cardiff in October of representatives of the South Wales and Monmouthshire University College and delegates from local industrial and educational organisations in connection with the Workers' Education Association, whose object is to promote higher education for working men. There is just now at Swansea on a visit to his brother (Mr. T. P. Richards, J.P.), the Hon. William Richards, president of the Charlottestown Steam Navigation Company, Prince Edward Island. He was born in High Street, Swansea, 87 years ago. Sixty years ago he left the town and settled at Prince Edward Island, where he built no fewer than 93 barques. He has been a member of both the Lower and Upper Houses of the island Legislation. A meeting of the Council of the I.L.P. branches in Mid-Glamorgan was held at Bridgend on Satur- day, Mr. H. Johns presiding. Messrs. H. John, Briton Ferry Edward Edwards, Ogmore Vale and Meth Jones, Pontycymmer, were elected the Council's representatives on the executive of the newly-formed Mid-Glamorgan Labour Party. The chairman said that the latter had accepted the policy of independence without reserve. Pre- liminary arrangements were made for a Labour demonstration at Porthcawl, on August Bank Holiday, at which it is expected one of the members of the Parliamentary Labour Party will be present.

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