The annual meetings of the North Wales Baptist College were begun at Bangor on Tuesday, when meetings of the Home Mission and Executive Scholar- ship Committees were held. In the evening, at Pen'rallt Chapel, an English sermon was preached by the Rev. R. Richards (Bristol). On Wednesday the annual business meeting of the College took place, when Mr. D. Davies (Merthyr), presided. The reports submitted included one in which an encourag- ing account was given of the efforts of the tutors of the College, in conjunction with those of the Bala and Bangor Colleges, to carry out the principle of combined or inter-collegiate teaching. The statement of accounts for the year showed a balance of £216 15s. lOd. due to the treasurer. In the afternoon there was a students' reunion, when the Rev. G. Williams (Amlwch) read a paper on The Pastoral Work of a Minister." Epps's Coco &iNE.-Cocoa-iNib Extract. Tea-like.—The choicest roasted nibs (broken np beans) of the natural Cocoa, on being subjected to powerful hydraulic pressure, give forth their excess of oil, leaving for use a finely flavoured powder-" Cocoaine," a product which, when prepared with boiling water, has the consistence of tea, of which it is now beneficially taking the place with many. Its active principle being a gentle nerve stimulant, supplies the needed energy without unduly exciting the system. Sold only in labelled tins. If unable to obtain it of your trades nan, a tin will be sent post free ter 9 stamps.—James Epps and Co., Ltd., Homceopatnic Chemists, London. (6164) For the convenience of West of England and South Wales Advertisers, a copy of this paper is regularly file and may be seen at any time, at iombd BBOTHEES Advert- ising Offices, 39, Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol. Printed and published every Friday Morning, by the pro prieter, HUGH JONES, at his Otto Printing W I Castle-street, Llangollen, in the county of Denbig^ July 1st, 1898. All orders, advertisements, and municatiens are requested to be addressed "Advertiser" Office, Llangollen.
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Thursday Evening. The polling opened at Durham to-day in torrents of rain. The Bank Rate was to-day reduced to two and a half per cent. Stocks are quiet. The Scotch iron and steel founders have formed themselves into a powerful employers' federation. The annual Cymanfa of the Welsh Congregational Churches of Flintshire and Denbighshire was held yesterday at Ruthin. It is proposed to spend £ 2.270 on street improve- ments at Conway, and a Local Government Board inquiry was held yesterday into an application for power to borrow the money. There were no criminal cases for disposai at the Anglesey Quarter Sessions held yesterday at Beaumaris. Two licensing appeals of more than usual interest were dealt with. The new church, dedicated to St. Peter, was opened yesterday at Rhosrobin. In the unavoidable absence of the Bishop of St. Asaph, the sermon was preached by the Ven. Archdeacon Wynn Jones. At the proclamation of the National Eisteddfod of 1899 at Cardiff, next Monday, a new chorus entitled "Gorsedd Beirdd Ynys Prydain (" The Gorsedd of the Bards of the Isle of Britain"), specially composed by Dr. Joseph Parry, will be sung by a choir of 500 voices. The Gorsedd Committee of the Festiniog National Eisteddfod have completed the arrangements for the 'meetings of the Gorsedd of the Bards. The ceremonies will take place on the mornings of Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 19th, 21st, and 22nd July. Dean Howell (Llawdden) and Father Ignatius have been invited to deliver special addresses at the Eisteddfod meetings, and they have, accepted the invitation, THE WAR. The Madrid Cabinet Councils are now held daily. A despatch from the front says there will be no direct attack on Santiago for several days. To-day's Herald says, according to a Central News Agency New York telegram, that the Ameri- can Consul at Port Said has bought up all the available coal there.
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LLANGOLLEN PETTY SESSIONS. Tuesday.—Before Captain J. C. Best. R.N. (in the chair); Lord Trevor; W. Coward, J. Coster Edwards, W. Ellis, and W. Griffiths (Chirk), Esqs. BICYCLE LIGHTING. Robert Baker, who admitted the offence, was summoned, at the instance of P.S. J. Wyse, for riding a bicycle in Castle-street, on the night of the 17th inst., without the required light.—As a first offence, defendant was fined only 5s. and costs. CRUELTY TO A MULE. Edward Jones. Brook-street, was summoned for cruelty to a mule on the 17th inst.—Inspector B. Jones, of the S.P.C.A., stated that the defendant was mercilessly beating the animal on the Holy- head-road, without any reason for it, and was remonstrated with by the magistrates' clerk, who happened to see the act.—Mr. Richards stated that he was standing outside the office of his firm, and notieing that the defendant was violently striking the animal over the head, asked him what he was doing it for. Defendant replied that it would not stand still. On the following Monday he saw him again abusing the mule, and told him he was not fit to have the custody of animals. Defendant made the same answer as on the previous Friday. Mr. Richards remarked that there was a great deal of this cruelty to animals going on at the present time, and the defendant had rendered himself liable to a penalty of £ 5.—As he was only a poor man, the Bench imposed a mitigated fine of 5s. and costs. "10.1'00;1. WORKING IN AN UNFIT STATE. John Evans, Hall-street, was summoned for working a horse, belonging to his father, while the animal .was in an unfit state for the same.- Inspector B. Jones, S.P.C.A., stated that, on the afternoon of the 10th inst., defendant had charge of a horse and waggonette on the stand in Llangollen. He found on the back of the animal a suppurating wound, about two inches each way. The horse was evidently in great pain, and he called defendant's attention to it.-Fined 10s. and costs. ADULTERATED WHISKEY. P. J. Pace, landlord of the Bridge End Hotel, Llangollen, was summoned for selling to one John Pendlebury a pint of whiskey, which, on analysis, was proved to contain more than 25 per cent. of water.—Defendant: I had not seen it tested, and had no chance.—?. C. 13 stated that, at 8 30 on the morning of Thursday, the 2nd inst., he, in company with the Deputy-Chief Constable, visited the house and purchased a pint of whiskey. Having paid for it, Mr. Jones informed the barmaid that it was for analysfcical purposes, and the same day it was despatched to the county analyst at Chester.—Deputy-Chief Constable E. Jones deposed to receiving the whiskey and to telling the barmaid: for what purpose he required it. It was found to be 331 degrees under proof, or 5!- more than was allowed under the Act.- Defendant said that unfortunately for himself, the day before was Bank Holiday, and he was very busy. About seven o'clock he found that his supply of whiskey had gone off. He went to the spirit cask in the cellar, which was 23 over proof, took a temporary supply, as he was in haste, and watered it down without testing it with the hydrometer. This was the first time there had been a complaint alleged against him, and now it was purely accidental.— £ 20 is the maximum penalty for such an offence, and defendant was fined £1 and costs, including the analyst's fee of 10s. 6d. RELYING .ON THE WHOLESALE MERCHANT. Frank E. Little, grocer, Castle-street, was summoned under the Food and Drugs Act, 1875, for selling 1 lb. of butter, alleged to be adulterated. He pleaded not guilty.—Mr. S. T. Edisbury, Wrexham, for the prosecution, stated that the Deputy-Chief Constable west to defendant's shop and asked for 1 lb of butter, which was supplied to him. He then.told defendant that it was for the purpose of analysis, and divided it into three parts. One part was sent to the county analyst, who certified that it contained a certain quantity of boracic acid, which was not altogether forbidden by law, the only question being how much could be allowed. A too great quantity of this acid was very injurious to health, and was found to be a great deal stronger drug than was formerly imagined, the British Pharmacopea having reduced the quantity for a dose from 30 degrees to 15. Germany, Italy, and France had condemned it, the two former altogether in butter. And if injurious to adults, it was much more so to children. Boracic acid was at the present time practically limited to external application, and as a gargle for the throat. It was put in butter as a preservative, but was in reality very dangerous as a poison, and it impaired digestion.—Deputy-Chief Constable Jones then swore to buying lIb. of the butter in question, and told the defendant it was for analysis. Since then he had taken 18 other samples of butter, and all had been found to be free from the acid.—By Mr. A. G. Colbeck, for the defence :-Witness had bought for his own use what was known as tub butter, but would not always expect to see some foreign substance in it. He had known boracic acid to be used as a preservative for bacon, but not for butter.-P.C. Pendlebury (13) having deposed to taking the butter to Chester for analysis,—Mr. Lowe, analyst for the city of Chester and four other Welsh municipalities, said that on the 2nd of June the last witness brought to him a sample of butter for analysis. It contained 48 grains of boracic acid to the lb., and at that amount he considered it injurious to health. Taken in large quantities, this acid impaired digestion and pro- moted skin disease, diarrhoea, &c. The maximum dose allowed was formerly from 5 to 30 grains, but the Act had been altered reducing the dose to ] 5 grains, and in some foreign countries the use of it was entirely prohibited, as in Germany.-By Mr. Colbeck: Witness had known of other cases in which there had followed convictions under similar circumstances to the present. He had also seen some dismissed. He had known a case to be dismissed in which the article contained decimal ten per cent. of the acid. In the present case it contained three and one-third of the acid to the ounce. Whether it was dangerous or not he would rather leave to medical evidence to answer. The British Medical Journal condemned its use very strongly. Not only Dr. Bond, an authority, but Dr. Stephenson, analyst for the Home Office, spoke of the acid all injurious to health, and, therefore, precautions had to be taken against its use. Mr. Colbeck, in further defence, congratulated the prosecution that it did not advance anything in the shape of fraudulent attempt on the part of the defendant, with a view to increasing bulk, or with any view further than that to which his client was entitled. At the same time the onus fell upon the prosecution of showing that boracic acid was injurious to health, and again the defendant was practically at the mercy of those from whom he bought his butter, however good his own intentions might be and the same thing might occur to any tradesmen in the position of the defendant, who had a. written guarantee from the merchants that the butter was pare, and so sold it as such,—The defendant having borne out on oath the statement set forth by his legfal repreaentative, the Beach were satisfied to dismias the case on payment of costs, which in the aggregate amounted to £ 317s. 7d. A PUBLICAN DUPED. Lot Hughes, landlord of the Travellers' Arms, Glyn, was summoned for illegally serving Edward A. Stephens, of Edge-hill, Liverpool, with drink on the 29th May—Mr. Wynn Evans defended.-P.C. John Davies (3) stated that he watched Stephens and found that he had been supplied with two bottles of Bass's beer. He took him back to the house, and. the landlord said Stephens had repre- sented himself as a traveller, but it was ascertained that Stephens had been in Glyn for two or three nights previously.By Mr. Wynn Evans The railway ticket was for the 28th. He stayed at Simpson's, baker, on Saturday night. Defendant had kept the Travellers' Arms about three years, and had conducted the house properly, though witness had cautioned him about six months ago about Sunday serving with drink. Mr. Wynn Evans contended that his client was an entirely respectable man, and this was his first appearance in any court. Stephens had represented himself as a bona-fide traveller, and was served under that impression alone.-The case was dismissed.—The summons against Stephens, who was absent, was then taken, and it was stated that he had given a wrong address, made a wrong statement-had, in fact, told a deliberate lie to the landlord and to the police. He was fined 41 and costs. GAME TRESPASS. Joseph Evans, collier, Red Lion-square, Cefn, was summoned for game trespass.—William All- mand, gamekeeper at Trevor Hall, stated that on the 27th May he saw the defendant with another man ferretting for conies, and when confronted defendant gave a wrong name and address. He had been previously convicted, and was now fined 15s. and costs, in all, 291 6s. DONKEY DRIVERS' BRAWL. Thomas Jones, who keeps a pony and donkevs for hire, summoned Edward Edwards, a man of the same calling, for an assault said to have been committed upon him on the 4th inst. The alter- cation, it appeared, arose out of the hiring by a stranger of an animal, complainant and defendant contending that the fare was his respectively. Considerable violence was used. and a threat made by the defendant that he would cut the plaintiff up with his knife." There was a cross-summons, and in the end both were bonnd over in £, 10 to keep the peace for twelve months. OTHER OFFENCES. Samuel Bather, Glyn, on the information of Mr. Foulkes, relieving officer, was ordered to pay £ 3 15s. 6d. in two instalments within the next five weeks, and to pay 7s. 6d. weekly towards the maintenance of his wife and children, who had become chargeable to the Corwen Union.—T. C. Davies, ironmonger, was fined 2s. 6d. and costs for causing an obstruction in the street; and D. 1 Roberts, grocer, for having in his possession, on April 29th, a 14 1b. weight which was 10 ozs. against the purchaser, was, on the information of Mr. Noah Price, inspector of weights and measures, | fined 10s. 6d. and costs.
»■ LLANGOLLEN STOCK SALES. On Tuesday, Messrs. Jones and Son held their usual auction of fat and store stock in the Smithfield, Llangollen, when the supply of stock was large. The following figures show, as near as possible, the quantity offered viz., 91 cattle. 824 sheep and lambs, 136 pigs and 11 calves. There is no doubt but that the favourable harvest weather prevented several from sending stock, or the supply would have been larger. The above figures are most satisfactory and proves a most substantial growth, of these sales. It will be noticed that the number of sheep and lambs exposed for sale is n um very large and it may be said that at this and the last three or four sales the accommodation in the Smithfield was inadequate to the supply. However, it is hoped that ere long, au extension of sheep pens will be granted by the Llangollen Urban District Council in order that no drawback of thisdoacription may impede the fair's progress. The supplies of sheep will gradually increase as the season advances, and at most of the ferthcoming sales for the next three months over 1,000 head are expected to be offered. The beef trade was slightly worse than usual owing no doubt to the fact that a larger number of foreign cattle were imported last week, than has been known for a considerable period, thus causing beef to be purchased at lower prices at other markets. Other classes of cattle were well disposed of and nearly all were sold. Although so many sheep and lambs were on offer, a most satisfactory clearance was effected. Good quality mutton and lamb met an excellent trade and fully 90 per cent. were sold. Pigs were not eagerly sought after, but considering the standard of trade, made their full value all round, stores being much in advance of fat pigs. Calves were well sold and every one offered changed hands. The attendance of buyers was most satisfactory, and we are not aware that one single intending purchaser returned home without being supplied.-The next sale is on Juhe 12th, which, it is hoped, farmers will bear in mind.
♦-— LLANGOLLEN RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL. A meeting of Llangollen Rural District Council was held in the Board Room on Tuesday afternoon last. There were present Messrs. W. Ellis (chair- man), J. Roberts, J. Williams, D. Jones, M. Jones, D. W. Roberts, and R. Hughes, with Mr. C. W. Richards (clerk), and E. G. Davies (surveyor). -The question of insuring the men employed by the Council was left to a committee consisting of the chairman and clerk.—On the suggestion of the surveyor, it was agreed that the roadmen in the employ of the Council should be allowed to under- take harvest-work.—The clerk reported that the audit of the accounts for the past year had taken place, and everything was found satisfactory.- Mr. Davies, surveyor, reported that the roads of the district were in a satisfactory state of repair, the number of men employed being eighteen. A new bridge had been erected over the boundary brook at Trefynant, the surveyor of the Wrexham District Council having agreed to pay half the total cost, which was estimated at £ 12.—The surveyor called attention to the bad state of repair of the bridge crossing the canal near Messrs. J. C. Edwards's works at Trefynant, and to another bridge crossing the Plaskynaston branch canal.—The surveyor reported that he knew of an old disused iron boiler which could be obtained at a moderate cost, and converted into a culvert for the brook in the village of Pentredwr. A good roadway could then be formed over the culvert, which would supply a lone felt want in the neighbourhood. The matter was ultimately left in the hands of the surveyor and a few of the members of the Council, on the understanding that the tenants, landlords, and others interested should assist in carrying the project through.—Sanitary business was then pro- ceeded with, when a letter was read from the Local Government Board in reference to the Penygraig and Yroncyssylltau water supply, and the com- mittee was instructed to visit and report thereon.- The Local Government Board sanctioned the re- appointment of Mr. J. Williams as inspector of nuisances at a salary of v,50 per annum.—The report of Mr. Joshua Jones, superintendent of the Vron Waterworks, was read and adopted, and his application for stationery was granted.-A letter from Messrs. Richards was read in reference to the drainage of Vroncyssylltau, and it was resolved that the inspector should convene a meeting of the local councillors on the return of Mr. Graessser from Germany.—A letter from Mr. Bushby was read calling the attention of the Council to a smoke nuisance.—The inspector said that as far as he had seen there was not much ground of complaint.— The Council, however, decided that he should pay another visit to the place, and report thereon, the clerk meanwhile to call the attention of those responsible to the complaint.—The inspector's report and journal having been submitted and examined, the Council adjourned.
— CHIRK FRIENDLY SOCIETY. On Saturday last the members of the Chirk Union Friendly Society celebrated their 74th anniversary under favourable circumstances. Assembling at one o'clock, the members, attired in their regalia, proceeded to St. Mary's Parish Church, where divine service was held, Rev. C. H. Phillips, M.A. (curate) officiating. Re-forming the procession, headed by the Earlestown Prize-Band, under the leadership of Bandmaster Appleby, arrived at Brynkinalt, sub- sequently, where music was discoursed, and the members, by kind permission, inspected the beautiful gardens and park of Lord Trevor. Afterwards, returning to Chirk, in the Hand Hotel, 270 of the members partook of an excellent dinner, provided by Mrs. Elias Griffiths (Hand Hotel). After full justice had been done to the repast, an adjournment was made to the Boys' National Schools, where Dr. J. D. Lloyd (The Mount) occupied the chair over a crowded attendance. The usual loyal loasts were submitted, and duly honoured. The principal toast was that submitted by the chairman, Success to the Chirk Union Friendly Society." The financial statement presented, showed the membership to be 363, and the total receipts amounted to V,2,358 Os. 6d., being an increase of over JS40 on the previous year. The balance to the good of the juvenile branch showed £ 141 10s. G^d. Mr. Jos. Northall 2 (Black Park secretary) and Mr. Thos. Mates (juvenile branch secretary) individually replied to the toast. Other toasts followed, and a song was rendered by Mr. Seth Mates in good style. In the evening the Earlestown Band played for dancing to a large gathering, and various amusements were provided by Mr. Chas. Farrell (Chester). In the afternoon, athletic sports were held in the field adjoining the Hand Hotel, glorious weather pre- vailing. Appended are the results :—Cricket- bowling competition—1, Charles Morris (Chirk) 2, James Meredith (Black Park). 120 yards flat handicap (open)-lst heat, 1, Ed. Jones 2, Lloyd- Jones 2nd heat, 1, Henry Davies 2, Wm. Roberts final, 1, Edward Jones fRhosymadoc) 2, Harry Davies (Cefn Mawr). 100yds. handicap for juveniles from 12 to 16 years old-I, Wm. Roberts (Halton); 2, John Jones (Wharf). Football race—1, Edwd. Jones (Rhosmadoc), 48 see.; 2, Wm. Wynne (Black Park), 56 sec. 80 yds. for juveniles—1, Jack Twigg; 2, Robert Jones (Wharf). 440 yds. flat handicap- 1, Harry Davies (Cefn) 2, Ted Jones (Rhosmadoc), four yards between first and second, the first, who has not run for two years, easily out-matching the others. One-mile handicap-Five started, but only three finished, and resulted in a dead-heat between Wm. Gibbs (Whittington) and Jack Price (Ruabon); 3, Thomas Rogers (Summer Hill). The finish of the last-mentioned race was very exciting, especially in the last 30 yards. Football penalty kick—1, Sam Meredith (Wharf); 2, Wm. Owens (Chirk Green). Hon. Arthur Hill-Trevor, Mr. J. Darlington, and Dr. J. D. Lloyd officiated as judges, and Mr. Gilbert Lloyd acted as starter. During the sports Lord and Lady Trevor were present, and kindly gave thirty shillings for a race for veterans which caused considerable amusement, the winners being 1, £1, Lewis Jones (St. Martins) 2, 10s., Wm. Jones (Chirk Green). Mr. Seth Twigg capably acted as secretary.