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Home News. ANGLESEA. Mr. William Evans, postmaster of Holywell, has been appointed to the postmastership of Holyhead. He has been postmaster of Holywell since 190Ij and has introduced many improvements into his extehsive district. He is a Welshman. CARDIUAN. The Rev. J. A. Howell, curate of St. Michael's, Aberystwyth, was on Sunday presented with a purse of gold, upon his leaving the parish to take up the living of Gumpeston, rear Tenby. The presentation was made on behalf of the parishioners by the Rev. W. Matthews, vicar. Mr. Ramsay Macdonald. M.P., has askei the President ot the Board of Education whether the grant of £ 4,000 per year paid to the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth is for general expenses or for certain specific purposes, and whether he will agree to present a return to the House of the salaries and wages paid to the staff of the College during the last five years. Mr. Asquith, in a printed reply, says The grant is in aid of the general expenses of the College. I have no official information as to the salaries and wages paid to the College staff, which are not subject to Treasury contro'. CARMARTHEN. Mr. Thomas Samuel, Llanon, formerly in receipt of Poor Law relief, and who has experienced a ;change of fortune, has caused a cheque for £ 177 to ,be sent to the Llanelly Guardians to refund the amount of relief paid to him. This year's general meeting of the Cambrian Archaeological Association will be held at Car- marthen from August 13th to 17th. Sir John Williams, Dart., is president, and the local secre- taries are the Rev. M. H. Jones, B.A., of Car- marthen, and Mr. Walter Spurrell, Carmarthen. A local fund is being raised to defray the expenses of printing, hire ot rooms, and so forth. A number of miners created a disturbance in the mining village of Tumble, near Llanelly, on Satur- day night, and when two of them were taken into custody the police were followed to the lock-up by an angry crowd. The mob unhinged the gate and hurled it through the windows of the police station, and afterwards stormed the buildings with stones and bricks. Every window was smashed, a portion of the household furniture was damaged, and Sergeant Lewis, the officer in charge, was struck on the head with a brick. Being unable to leave the premises to summon police assistance from Llanelly the Sergeant deemed it advisable to hand over the prisoners to their comrades, but sum- monses will be taken out against the offenders. CARNARVON. The Executive Committee of the Eifion Liberal Association, which met at Carnarvon on Saturday, passed a resolution protesting strongly against applying any portion of the Welsh revolt fund to making preparations for the investigation of the Welsh Church Commission. The motor 'bus service run by the Cambrian Railway Company between Pwllheli and Nevin, a distance of seven miles, and Edeyrn, two miles further, was opened to the public yesterday, and, judging from the scores of inquiries during the past week, it will be well patronised. Mr. Denniss, the general manager of the Cambrian Railways Com- pany, and Mrs. Denniss and some of the directors and their wives made the journey to Edeyrn on Saturday. FLINT. Lord and Lady Mostyn have just returned to England after making a tour of the Italian lakes, and are now staying at Mostyn Hall, Holywell, the ancient seat of the family. There will be great festivities at Mostyn in August, in celebration of the coming of age of the eldest son, the Hon. Edward Mostyn, who holds a commission in the Irish Guards. GLAMORGAN. Mrs. Mary Thomas, said to be 101 years old, a native of Pembroke, has died at the house of her daughter in Swansea. Mr. David Davies, M.P., LIandinam, in his capacity as president of the Y.M.C.A. Council for Wales, gave a luncheon at Merthyr on Thursday afternoon to inaugurate a scheme for the erection and equipment of a Y.M.C.A. building in the town to cost £ 7,000. County Court work in the Rhondda this week will try the patience of that painstaking judge, his Honour Brvn Roberts. There are no less than 2,233 plaints to be dealt with, including 677 judg- ment summonses, distributed as follows :—Ponty- pridd, Monday, 458 plaints (122 judgment sum- monses; Ystrad, Tuesday, 700 plaints (180 judgment- j summonses) Pontypridd, Wednesday, 491 plaints (184 judgment summonses) Porth, Friday, 584 plaints (184 judgment summonses). MERIONETH. Mr. Edmund Morgan Roberts, of Trem Eivion, Talsarnau, Merioneth, for over twenty years secre- tary of the Merioneth Agricultural Show, and well known among Wesleyans of North Wales, has left £ 4,638. A circular is being sent out by the Merioneth- shire Temperance Association inviting co-operation in establishing temperance houses in the principal towns of the country. It is intended to secure houses with stables, so that accommodation can be provided for travellers. Carchardy Owen," the tumble-down building near Carrog in which Owen Glyndwr is said to have kept his English prisoners, when he had any, has come to a lamentably tame end. It was sold by auction yesterday, in company with eight work- men's cottages, for the noble sum of £ 200— £ 25 apiece for the cottages, with the historic prison- house thrown in. The purchasers were the trustees of the Carrog Baptist Chapel, whose cemetery adjoins. PEMBROKE. Lady Davies, widow of the late Sir William Davies, of Haverfordwest, died at her residence, Broadhaven, on St. Bride's Bay, early on Monday morning. Her ladyship, who was about seventy years of age, had been seriously ill for some time.

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