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THE RUSSO-TURKISH WAR I

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BALA.

PWLLHELI.

j PORTMADOC.

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PORTMADOC. SUNDAY SCHOOL EXCURSION.—The excursion of the Wesleyan Sunday School to Menai Bridge took place on Wednesday, July 11, and although the weather was most unfavourable a great number went. THE VOLUNTEERS.—On Saturday, July 14, the Port- madoc Volunteer Corps, under the command of Captain Spooner, paraded the principal streets of the town, pro- ceeded by their excellent band, under the conductorship of Sergeant Strowger. This was their first public appear- ance after their return from the Rhyl review. They looked very smart and soldier-like in their new scarlet uniform, and the townspeople would be gratified to see them out oftener. An inspection of the corps will take place on the lltli of August. THE CONGREGATIONAL MEMORIAL CHAPEL.—The Building Committee of this chapel met on Tuesday evening, July 17, to open the tenders for the erection of this new chapel. Four tenders were received for the first part of the con- tract, i.e., the chapel only. The tender of Messrs. Wni. Jones and E. Humphreys, Portmadoc, contractors, to do the work for £ 4,048 was accepted unanimously by the Committee. The work will be commenced at once, and on the 9th August the foundation will be formally laid, on the occasion of the meeting of the Congregational Union here. FLOODS.—In consequence of the great quantity of rain which has fallen in this 'neighbourhood for several days past, especially on Sunday, July 15, when it fell without intermission all day, the rivers were greatly swollen. In the neighbourhoods of Maentwrog and Dolberniaen a great quantity of hay was carried away by the floods. So far it has been a very bad season in this neighbourhood for the hay harvest. PETTY SESSIONS, JULY 1.3rrij.-Befoi-c 0. Griffith, Esq., (Chairman,) and Major Mathew. Highway Offences.-P.C. John Roberts v. Watkin Williams, Criccieth.—Defendant was charged with per- mitting three of his carriage horses to stray on the roads at Criccieth.—Defendant admitted the offence, and was fined Is. 6d., and 10s. (»d. costs.—Meshech Williams, carter, Portmadoc, who did not appear, was summoned by P.C. Edward Owen, for permitting his pony to Stray on the Beudgelert Iioad.—The case was adjourned. Drunk and Riotoiti.-P.C. Owen -Tolies v. Henry Jones and Thomas Wormbv. They were fined 2s. 6d. and 10s. costs each.—P.C. Owen Jones v. Robert Jones. He said defendant was drunk at Tremadoc on the 9th dune. De- fendant did not appear and a warrant was ordered. Larceng.—P.C. Thomas Williams v. Richard Williams. Defendant was brought up in custody and charged with stealing two pairs of stockings, value 3s,-IL pleaded not guilty, and consented to be tried summarily.—Lie was bound over to appear for judgment when called for.

BARMOUTH.

DOLYDDELEN AND VICINITY.

ABERDOVEY.

BORTH.

PENCARREG.

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w HOUSE OF LORDS.—THURSDAY.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.-WEDNESDAY.

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