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BARMOUTH SHIPPING.—The ss "Dora" arrived on Wed- nesday with a good cargo and left on Thursday noon for Liverpool. CYCLING.—Mr John Richards, 2, Borthwen- terrace, brought two first prizes home with him from Pwllheli on Whit-Monday, one for the mile and one for the three mile race. Mr John Lloyd, junr, brought two prizes home, the second prize for the 440 yards and third prize for the 100 yards. ELECTION OF CHURCHWARDEN —At the annual vestry held on Thursday last, Dr Hughes was unanimously elected as churchwarden. Mr E W Ellis was also nominated by t'le Rector. A NEW TRAM ROAD.-A new tram road has been opened this week at Barmouth Junction. The tram road was constructed by Mr Solomon Andrews, owner of the estate. Trams will run daily, conveying passengers through some charm- ing scenery and affording full view of the estuary and the hills. SUCCESS OF THE MALE VOICE CHOIR. The choir came out successful at Bala Eisteddfod, winning the first prize of dS30 and £ 3 for the leader. There were eight choirs competing. A CALL.—The members of Christ Church on Sunday night unanimously invited the Rev M W Griffith, B.A., of Talysarn, to become their pastor. WHITSUN.—A good number of visitors came here for Whitsun as usual. There was a fair number of trippers in on Monday. The trips during the week were much smaller than they used to be years ago. Several trips are to come in on Friday from different parts. The traffic in motor cycles and motor cars through the town has been heavier than usual, some making for Carnarvon and others travelling south for Aber- ystwyth and Shrewsbury way. t GILCHRIST LECTURES.—On Tuesday night, at the County School, a meeting had been called to consider the advisability of making an applicat ou to the Gilchrist Trustees to extend their lectures tc Barmouth. Circulars had been issued by the Rev Canon Hughes and Mr E. D. Jones, M.A and a good number of persons had gathered together by the appointed time. The chair was taken by the Rev Canon Hughes.- The Chairman, after explain- ing the object of the meeting and pointing out the necessary conditions, etc, said that this was a golden opportunity for Barmouth to start a movement so as to secure the inestimable boon of a course of scientiffic lectures by eminent mea who can pre sent their facts in a popular and interesting manner. —Letters regretting inability to attend were read from Miss Griffith, Arianfryn, who promised her hearty:support. Mr Wilson Roberts and Alderman Lewis Lewis sent messages to the same effect.-The Rev J. Gwynoro Davies pointed out that there could only be one opinion in the matter. However lax they had been in the past, it was not too late to reform and thought their chances of success would be good. He moved formally that they should make an application.—The Rev Z. Mather strongly seconded the proposition.—After Dr Hughes, Mr H. Evans, Mr Adams, and Mr Tom Abraham had spoken in favour of^the^lectures, the proposition was carried unanimously.—The follow- ing were then elected a committee to make pro- visional arrangements with regard to the applica- tion:—Canon Hughes, Revs J.Gwynoro Davies and Z.Mather and Dr Hughes, Messrs J. Thomas, E. D. Hughes, M.A., Hugh Evans, J. H. Richards. The Rev Canon Hughes undertook to discharge the duties provisiollldlyof secretary. The Chairman warmly urged on each one present to do all in their power to create a healthy interest and en- tnusiaam in the movement. Their object was to stir the minoa, of the young out of the lethargy and torpor which too aften characterised their attitude in relation to intellectual pursuits. Min isters knew too well that that was so. The com- mittee will meet again at seven p.m. on Tuesday next.



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