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3 I HOLYHEAU f CHUKCH OF ENGLAND TKMI EKANCE SOCIETY.— The usual weekly meeting was held in the upper t room of the Town Hall, on Monday evening last, » there being present Rev J. Lloyd Jones, M.A. I (president), Admiral Mackenzie (vice-president', Captain Cay, R.N. (treasurer), Mr Tom Johnson (honorary secretary), &c. The following pro- gramme was gone through:—Reading, "An argument on Drink, Mr Owen Burns. Son £ Meet me at the Fountain," Miss Prouting. Meet me at the Fountain," Miss Prouting. Reading, "Gone to the Dogs," the president. Song, "The Death of Nelson," Mr Rayner. Violin solot, "Home, sweet Home," Mr Wheeler. Song, Y Bachgen Dewr," Mr Evans. Song, "Mentra <2wen," Mr J. Jones. Harp, "A selection of Airs," Mr D. Jonee, Jun. Song, The Village Blacksmith," Mr Rsyner. PIGEON- SEOOTING MATCH.—On Friday last a prize shooting match was held in a field near the railway station, which had been kindly lent for the occasion by Mr James Wells, George Hotel. A fair number of entries were secured. Shooting commenced shortly after noon, under most un- favourable circumstances as regarded the weather, there being a continual downpour of rain from early morning until late in the afternoon. The first prize was won by Mr Smythe, who killed seven birds in succession, Mr John Jones, Maelog Lake Hotel, taking the second prize with six birds, and Mr Jeremiah Jones, Llanfachraeth, the third prize with five birds. Mr R. Stewart -acted as referee, to the satisfaction of all parties. In the evening a numeroue party sat down to dinner at the George Hotel, the menu reflecting great credit upon Mr Wells as a caterer. THE TOWN HALL CO. (LIMITED).—The annual general meeting of this company was held on Monday last, when the balance sheet was read by the chairman, Mr Thomas Owen, R N., and adopted. A dividend of 3 per eent was declared. RAILWAY SUEEPING CARRIAGES. —Sleeping car- riages, which have been for some time in use on other trunk lines in Great Britain, have at length been introduced on to the London and N rth Western main line between London and Holy bead, a carriage of this kind having been for the first time attached to the Irish mail from Euston to Hal, head on Monday night last. The carriages, which are 42 feet in length and about 15 inches wider than an ordinary railway carriage are di- vided into four state-rooms (three for gentlemen and one for ladies), containing four berths each, conductor's room, lavatories, &c. A narrow cor- ridor runs alongside the rooms appropriated to gentlemen giving independent access to each, the ladies' room being the whole width of the carriage. The whole is well lighted by gas, which is sup- plied from tanks under the flooring of the carriage, and is heated by a stove which is situated in the conductor's apartment. THE DEEP-WATER QUAY AT SALT ISLAND.-In re- ply to an inquiry madj by Mr Richard Hughes, Stanley-crescent, in reference to the difference which has arisen between the L. & N. W. Com- pany and the Board of Trade on this subject, Mr Morgan Lloyd, Q.C., M.P., states that in pro- posing their scheme the company made a request that the board should deepen the water near their proposed quays, but the board declined to incur any expense, and intimated that the company should provide the money for all the work which it might be necessary to gQ, I 1 LOOAL BOARD.-The ordinary monthly meeting was h Id on the 1st inst., Mr W. P. Elliott Ipre- siding. There was also present Messrs Richard Hughes, Thomas Roberts, Joseph Williams, William Riva, Thomas F. Evans, W. D. Jones, Dr R. Williams, and Mr J. Lloyd Griffith (clerk). Expenditure.—The finance committee reported that the outlay in wages, carting, and tradesmen's accounts for the past month amounted to JESO 10s, and cheques were drawn to that amount. Mount-pleasant Chapel.—Plans were again sub- mitted by the committee. The chairman pointed out that the plans had only been sent in that morning, and drew attention to the fact that the adjoining buildings and the width of the roads were not properly shown. The plans were then ordered to lie on the table for a month. The End of the Water Dispute.—The clerk re- ported that he had not received any reply to the report on this subject, which he had been instruc- ted to forward to the Local Government Board. It was now resolved that he should inform that board: That as, by the second analysis, it has been ascertained that the water is now in good condition, the board does not wish that anything further snaIl be done in the matter." The Subsidence at Pelham Quay.-The surveyor re- ported that he had examined the spot referred to by Admiral Mackenzie, and had found the subsi- dence of such a trivial character that one small load of gravel was all that he considered it re- quired, and that he had put it down. Me Deep Water Quay at Salt Island. — The clerk read letters from Mr Richard Davies, M.P., and Mr Morgan Lloyd, Q.C., M.P., in which they informed the board that they had presented the copies of memorials to the Board of Trade in support of the ,proposed scheme of the London and North Western Company to erect a deep water quay at Salt Island, with =a view to opening a trade be- tween this port and parts in North America. The latter gentleman also stated that 'the board were willing to afford the company every facility for the earring out ■ of i&eir proposed scheme, but would not lay out any money. Mr Cecil Trevor, assist- ant seeretary to the board, in acknow- ledging the -receipt of the memorial which had been forwarded direct by the board, stated that the condition which had caused the scheme to fall through bad not been imposed on the railway company by the Board of Trade, but exactly the reverse, and was of 'the opinion the scheme would not be proceeded with. The Shrewsbury and Holyhead Turnpike Trust, in support of the presentment made by the grand jary to Lord Chief Justice Coleridge at the Anglesey Assizes at Beaumaris, with re- ference to the great Shrewsbury and Holyhead Road, which was made many years ago by the Government for facilitating the traffic between England and Ireland, and which it was new pro- posed should be maintained by the counties through which it ran, it was resolved to petition the Local Government Board to use its influence in preventing the injustice of compelling the rate- payers to undertake the maintainance of tie road in its present condition. The Mtwit pleasant vhapel Again.— In -reference to this matter the clerk suggested that as the building committee had consulted counoel, the board would act wisely in adopting the same J course. It was, however, resolved, on the motion I of Dr Williams, that the clerk should go as deeply I into the matter as he possibly could by next meeting, and if it was then considered necessary to take counsel's opinion, the board could do so. Revision of the Bye-laics.—Mr W. D. Jones gave notice that at the next meeting he would move that the bye-laws be revised. Election of New JiemberL-I-t- was resolved to distribute the voting papers on March 30th and collect them en April 5th. Now Rate.— The clerk suggested the necessity for passing a new rate, but it being shown that there was £ 200 at the banker's and. £ 296 13s of the last rate still uncollected, it was decided to leave the question to be dealt with by the new board. The board then adjourned. LOCAL BOARD.-An adjourned meeting was held on Wednesday, Mr T. F. Evans (pre- siding). The other members present wore Messrs Richard Hughes, Thomas Roberts, Joseph Williams, W. D. Jones, and Dr R Williams. The Surveyors hip.—in reference to the question of appointing a successor to Mr Henry Evans, Mr W. D. <:s proposed that whoever shall be appointed shall devote all his time to the duties his office, and perform all those duties himself.—Mr Joseph Williams seconded the motion, which was earned un- animously.—Mr R. Hughes moved that the salary for the new surveyor bathe same as that paid to the old one, £ 72.-There being no seconder, Mr W. D. Jones proposed that the salary should be £78.-This m tion was seconded by Mr Joseph Williams.—The previous motion was then seconded by Dr Williams, and on both being Put, ™ ^e meeting, Mr Hughes's motion was carr*ea by the chairmau's casting vote. Revision of the Bye laws.—Mr W. D. Jones vr c yeu the Sse hws 0f the beard be xevised, I such revision to be undertaken by the new board. 1 I The motion, which was seconded by Mr J. Wil I liams, was carried unanimousely. J Mount-please.nt Civ pel.—After a long discussion I Dr Williams proposed that the clerk should write to the chapel committee and inform them that thE plans will be passed, providing a roadway of 20 feet wide at the upper corner be given as agreed I upon wheu the board and the committee met on the ground.—The motion was seconded by Mr J. Williams, and carried uuammously. Stanley Hospital.—Mr Joseph Williams proposed I that the thanks of the board be tendered to the Hon. W. O. btanley, Penrbos, for the handsome j donation lately given by him in aid of the Stanley j Hospital which has proved such a benefit to sick | and injured sailors.and to the town generally. Mr R. Hnghee seconded the proposition, which was carried unanimously.




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