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BANGOR. CHURCHES AND CHAPELS. Tht Cathedral.—Canon in residence, the Rev J. Pr vcs, M.A. Organist, Dr. Roland Rogers. Sunday Holy Communion B am., and services at 11.0 a.m., and 4 p.m St. James's Church, Upper Bangor Sundays, 11 and 6.30 p.m.; Wednesdays, 12 a.m. English Congregational Church, Upper Bangor.- Minister, the Rev. Hugh S. Griffiths. Sundays, 11 a.m. and 0.30 p in.; Sunday-school at 2.30 p. in. Wednesday evemngs at 7. English Presbjlerian Church, Princes-road, Upper Bangor.—Sunday 10.30 a.m., and G.:3;) p.m. Sunday School at 2.30 p m. Preacher next Sunday, the Rev. Abel J. Parry, Carnarvon. English Penrallt-road, Uppu-Ban go r —Sundays, 10.30. a.m., and 6 p.m Wednesday evening at 7. Pastor, Rev W. R. Saunders. Englis'i ifestey(t)t C/ttti-ch.-Sunday morning at 10.30 evening at 60; Sunday-school in the afternoon at 2.30 services on Thursday evenings at 7.0. Circuit Minis ter. Rev C. Willis (Carnarvon). St. Miry's liomin Catholic Church, High-stt-cet. On Sundays, Mass at 8.30 and 10.30 a m; evening ser- vice at 6.3^ p m. Weekdays service, 8 a m. Presbyter the Rev. Charles Coelenbier. DISTRUBTJTIOM OF PRIZES.—OU Sunday afternoon last, at Horeb Wesleyan Chapel, the Rev. J. Jones Hum- phreys. superintendent of the circuit, distributed prizes to the children who had collected towards the Wesleyan Foreign Missions (Christmas and New Year's Offerings). MISSIONARY MEETING.—The annual missionary meet- ing, in connection with the Welsh Baptists, was held at Penuel Chapel, Garth-road, on Monday evening. There was a large congregation. A sermon was preached by the Rev. Owen Davies, Carnarvon, and an address was deli- vered by the Rev. Abel J. Parry. Pour PBNRHYX SHIPPING.—Arrival<: ss Med way, Hughes; Arthur Wyatt, Parry; Alice Bannister, Williams Lady Fife, Ito berts.-D(,I),ti-tii)-ei George Evans. lees, for Newry; Mostyn, Evans, Ilarburg; Mary Ann Jane, Jones, Greenock ss Jledway, Hughes, Liverpool Eliza, Williams, Hamburg Emily Helena, Hughes, Liverpool Talacre, Jon-s, Ayr Glynaerou, Lewis, Dublin. MASONIC PRESENTATION.—At a meeting on Tuesday night. at the Masonic Hall, Bangor, of the St. David's Lodge, S-S-4, the W.M., Bro. D. Griffith Davies, pre- sented Bro. John Hughes, I.P.M., oa behalf of the craft, with an elegant Masonic jewel, in acknowledg- ment of the ability with which he presided over the lodge during his mastership. The jewel bore a suitable inscription, and on the ribbon was displayed in gold on enanel the arms of the city of Bangor As was pointed out at the time of his installation, Bro. John Hughes was perhaps the youngest W.M. in the annals of the craft. TEMPKRAXCE.—Mr E. J. Smith, of Birmingham, the well-known imitator of the world-reuowned J. B. Gough, appeared before a large audience at Ebenezer Chapel, on Tuesday evening, and delivered a number of the American temperance orator's recitations with remarkable ability and much dramatic effect. The Rev. Daniel Rowlands, principal of the Normal College, presided On the motion of the RJV. D. S. Davies, seconded by Mr Thomas II. Lewis, a most cord;a' vote of thanks was accorde 1 Mr Sinitia.-L:tst (TIIHiday) evening, a temperance meeting was also held at the National Schools, under the presidency of the Rev. John Pryce, iVI A., canon in residence. Mr II. J. Williams (Plenydd) addressed the meeting. VESTRY MEETING. School Board R ite.—Oa Thursday, a vestry was held at the Cathedral, in compliance with a requisition from a meeting of ratepayers held at Pentir, to consider the possi- bility and advisability of relieving the ratepayers of the extra-municipal district of the parish from the necessity of paying the school rate towards maintaining the Board- school situate within the bjrough boundaries.—Mr liobt. Hughes (Garth), one of the churchwardens, occnpie I the chair, an 1 anung th,), prssjut were Messrs Meshach Roberts. J. E. Roberts, lIenry Lewis, H. Lloyd Jones (chemist), Griffith lloberts, E/an Williams, David Wil- liams. Upper Bangor; J. A. Wilson, J. W. Itoherts, Tyn. llwyn David Williams, Bnthdir John Roberts, Tyd lyn- du Evan Evans, Brynhoweli; Eiias Hughes, Ty Coch William Williams, Tvddyncinol R)bjrts, Brynglas William Roberts, Coedhowel; Rjbert E Iwards, Pentir; Thomas Hughes, Bryniau Hugh 0-veii. Cefn Hugh Pairy, Pentrefelin: Owen Pritchard. Vodol William Roberts, ditto; and H. T. Roberts, vestry clerk.—Mr J. W. Roberts (Tynllwyn) observed that the feeling in the extra-municipal port ion of the parish was against the payiug of a School-board rate, as they had two voluntary schools ia that district. Therefore, ample educational facilities were provided apart from the B)ard-schools. He proposed that application be made to the Education De- partment to separate the united School-board of the parish, and, if possible, that the Board for the extra- mtmicipal district be dissolved.—Mr W. Thomas (New- bwinh), seconded the motion.—Mr J. E. Roberts, whilst sympathising with the country people, feared they could not interfere until the expiration of the present School- board's urm of office.—Mr H. Lloyd Jones thought the extia-niunicipal burgesses ought to have made their in- quiries regarding the proposed chaug? before calling a vestry.—Mr Griffith Roberts, a member of the School- board, said that that Board, which was a united one, re- presenting both the borough and extra-municipal portion of the parish, was compelled to contribute a certain sum towards educating children who were compelled to uttend a school belonging to the LlanddeinioJen School-board, —Replying to a question. Mr H. T. Roberts stated that the precept for the year ending the 2oth of March next amounted to £OO, out of which the cxtra-municipal portion had to contribute £ 225.—Mr J. W. Roberts: for educating 2o children?—Mr David William! (Upper Bangor) considered that the clerk of the School- board should have been prt-se it at that ma-jtiug to give them information, and he thought Mr John Thomas ought to be told that he was expected to attend such meetings as those.—Mr Griffith Roberts explained that the School-board had not instructed Mr Thomas to attend.—Mr H. Lewis suggested that a deputation be ap- pointed to meet the Board.—After some further discussion, the motion was unanimously adopted. Way Have a Carnarvon Man as ('le rk ?-.Ifr Hugh Llovd Jones asked what was the salary of the clerk of the School-board?—Mr Meshach Roberts: X40 a year.— Mr Lloyd Jones then said that he believed they could secure the services of a man in Bangor who) would do the work for half the money. He saw no reason what- ever for their going over to Carnarvon when they could get a man thoroughly competent in their own town. The rates were heavy enough, and it was high time that they should seek to reduce them. He proposed that they send to the School-board and request them to appoint a clerk in Bangor instead of the present one.—Mr Lewis Jones (Tai'rffynon) seconded the motion.— VIr Meshach Roberts said that he was in favour of reducing the salarv. — The motion, which was carried nem. con., was sup- ported by Mr Roberts (Coedhowel; and Mr John Roberts (Tyddyndu). The Highway at Glaaadda.-illr William Thomas called attention to a mistake which had arisen between the county surveyor and themselves. He, as surveyor of the parish, had spent JEbO in improving the highway at Glauadda, which had since been included in the borough boundary. He had failed to recover the money.—Upon the motion of Mr J. W. Robeits, seconded by Mr D. Williams, the vestry clerk was directed to communicate with the county surveyor, stating that if the amount due be not paid forthwith legal proceedings will be taken for its recovery. PETTY SESSIONS, Tull SD.AY.-Fief ore Dr. Richards, (in the chair), Mr Thomas Lewis, Dr. Hughes, Mr. Arthur Wyatt. and Mr Win. Pugh. Drunk.—Wm. Rowlands wad fined 2s Gd and costs for drunken and disorderly behaviour. l'lrlying Football in the Streets.—Goronwy Parry, Henry Hanks, Griffith Griffiths, Wm. Williams, R. T. Pritchard, Owen Jones, John Hughes, William Jones, Patsey Leary, were charged with causing an obstruction in the streets by playing at football.—Mr Ellis Hughes, tailor, Mount-street, said that lie had to complain of the obstruction and annoyance caused by football playing in the jtreet. lIe noticed the defen- dants there several times. They were there every day between twelve and one o'clock, and on the 12th his window wad broken. He could only recognise four as being there on that (lay.-Wiu. Davies, Mount- street, proved seeing a number of lads playing at foot- ball. The ball was coming straight towards witness, when he warded it off with his hand, which resulted in its going into Mr Hughes' window.—Richard Wil- liams. joiner, complained of the nuisance, and said it was impossible for anyone to pass without being hurt. —Goronwy Parry, Win. Williams, and Patsey Leary sustained an alibi, and were dismissed, the other de- fendants being ordered to pay 3; 6d, the costs of sum- mons. Th" Police and the Cellar. — David Jones, landlord of the Old Kngland Public-house, Parkhill, was sum- m 1 for refusing the police permission to visit his collar.—P.S. Jones stated that on Sunday, the Sth inst., at about 7.15 p.m., he visited the Old England pubiic-house, in company with two constables. He went to the front door, and the others were on duty at lii-» back door. Witness knocked at the door, and a child asked who was there, and ho replied A police- j jcau." He then heard the voice of the same child shouting in the lobby in Welsh, Father, there's policeman at the door." The child then opened thn door, and at the far end of the lobby witness saw a mad pass. He suspected the man got into the cellar, aug asked J ones to open the door, but he declined, sayin- he would only open it for a man from the inland re- venue.—Corroborative evidence was given by policeo constables 31 and 42.—Mr Evans, Carnarvon, wh- defended, said the summons and the charge were pecu- liar, and such as they seldom found, unless there were circumstances of such suspicious character as to war- rant the proceeding. The defendant had got intI hi head that no one had any right to enter the cellar but the inland revenue officer. However, that stupid opi- nion only showed that a little learning was a dange- rous thing, the defendant evidently having got hold of an old law book. He then called upon the defen- dant, David Jones, who said that as a rule his wife attended to the business, but lately she had been very ill in bed. He went for the doctor oil the Sunday in question, and no one was in the house except Edward James, a lodger. He refused P.S. Jones to search the cellar because he was not an excise officer. He swore there was no one in the cellar, nor was the cellar door opened. His wife had the keys upstairs.—Te d ench retired, and, after a short interview, returned into court, when Dr. Richards said that the magistrates had considered the case very carefully, and they had come to the conclusion that Mr David Jones had re- fused the police admission to the cellar. Whether lie did it from ignorance or not they did not know, but it was the law—and publicans should know it-that the police had the right to visit their premises. This being the first offence, they took a lenient view of the case, and fined the defendant £1 and costs. Any other publican present, knowing what the law was and coming before them again for committing a similar offence, would be dealt with very severely. Affiliatioic.-Elizabetli Owen applied for an order against Humphrey Eilis to support her illegitimate child, of whom she alleged him to be the father.—The case was dismissed for want of corroborative evidence. Assaulting the Police.—John Edwards, of Llanfair- fechan, was brought up in custody, charged with being drunk and assaulting the police.-P.C. Samuel Jones stated that a few minutes after nine o'clock on the previous night he saw a crowd near Bank-place. On going there he found the prisoner with his ccmt, hat, aud scarf off. Witness asked him to put them 011, and go home quietly, but he refused. He declined again on a second request, and witness brought him to the police station. On the way lie became very vio- lent, and struck witness on the nose, and tried to kick I)iiii.-It Nves stated that during the previous year prisoner had been convicted five times for drunken- ness and assaulting the police, and he was now sent to gaol for a month with hard labour, without the option of a tine. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.—The fortnightly meeting was held on Wednesday. Present: Mr W. E Sack- ville-West (chairmau), Mr Ttiomas Lewis, Mr H. Bulkeley-Price (ex-officios), Captain Stuart, Messrs Robert Hughes, Hugh Hughes, David Williams, William Jones, J. R. Ellis, Bangor W. J. Parry, Bethes,la; Thomas Jones and John Morgan, Cad- nant Hugh Thomas, Beaumaris; William Ed- wards, Glasinfryn J. \V. Boberts, Ty nllwyn; Thomas Hughes, Llanfairfechan Thomas Edwards, E. Abraham, Richard Roberts, Hugh Pritchard, William Hughes, and John Thomas (clerk). Industrial T,-aine)-The Clerk replied that only two applications had been received in reply to an ad- vertisement for an industrial trainer, and both appli- cants were under the age stipulated, one being 26 and the other only 20.—In reply to a question, the Chair- man said the age mentioned was not under 35 and not over 45."—It was decided to repeat the advertise- ment, stipulating the age not under 25 and not 35," the visiting committee next month to consider the applications, and to select no more than three names to come before the Board. Complaints Against the Master and Matron.—In consequence of a disturbance in the house some time a40, when charges were made against the industrial trainer, a committee was appointed to investigate the matter, and they ultimately dischaiged the industrial trainer. Mr Murray Browne, the Local Government Board inspector, happened to he present at the time, and from observations he had made of the house, he com- plained of the lack of discipline on the part of the master and matron. Mr Browne's report having been sent down to the Guardians, a resolution was passed by the Board expressing dissatisfaction at the disci- pline of the house, and the master and matron were asked to prepare their written explanation for tfce present meeting.—Several reports of the visiting com- mittee were read, which showed the house on the whole to be in a fairly satisfactory condition.—Mr Robert Hughes (Garth) Why should we give so much weight upon the evidence of one man, and who is a perfect stranger? You, Mr Chairman, have visited the house on various occasions, and have found no fault with it.-lir Bulkeley-Price asked if the resolu- tion passed at the last Board had been before the Local Government Board ?-The Chairman Not from this Board.—Mr David Williams As a member of the committee, 1 wish to say a few words. In the first place in regard to the evidence Mr Owen gave, and which we thought was highly unsatisfactory. It is very diffic dt for persons who were not present to form an idea of what took place, and those present are much better able to state what they heard at the time (hear, hear). I do not mean to say Mr Owen told an untruth, :but his manner in giving evidence was not, at any rate, open and fair, and the impression was that he did not desire to state the whole truth. With regard to the scratches on Fanny Edwards' faoe, I happened to see that pauper's face, and I noticed three or four marks, and in asking Mr Owen how she had received them, he said he had not noticed any. We thought, and Mr Murray Browne thought, that was very unsatisfactory, and that a fight should take place in the house and he to know so little about it. We thought again, in hearing the persons give their evidence,-that there was a lack of discipline—that there was no proper government over the paupers— that thdre was a great deal of something—you cannot say what it was—but you felt on hearing those paupers give their evidence that there was no proper authority exercised over the inmates in the house. With regard to other matters in Mr Browne's report, the visiting committee have something to say about that.—In reply to a member the Chairman stated that charges of irregularities were preferred by the inspectoi againstjthe master and matron in 1879.—Mr Thomas Jones: I have always visited the house on a Board day, and last Board day I said it would net be advisable to do so. However, last Vlonday morning Mr Roberts, Mr Thomas and myself came here, and I was glad I did come. When here on a Board day everything was very clean, but the rooms we saw on Monday were-I don't say dirty-but they were not very clean. The beds also required atten- tion. I was glad I came and saw these things. I am afraid that we have been in the habit of visiting the house on a Board day, and that, perhaps, in the after- noon, when the business has been got through, and generally we find things pretty satisfactory then.— The Chairman I have been stepping in on an off-day and finding the house, as I have reported, clean and in good order, but not up to my idea of what a workhouse ought to be. The master and matron themselves appeared to have no knowledge of what the place should be.—Mr Ellis Edwards As I have been at the committee I thought the resolutions passed were proper. According to what we heard, and as far as I understand it, I do not see the master has given a satisfactory explanation on the points that were under inquiry, but I think that his explanation on what Mr Murray Browne said were reasonable excuses, but I think we have not got a satisfactory explanation upon what was inquired into by the committee. That is my opinion.—Mr W. J. Parry said he had drawn up a resolution to the effect that the Board adhere to their former resolution.—Mr Bulkeley Price was going to propose a similar resolution, but he should now second this.—The motion was then put to the meeting and passed unanimously.