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Carnarvon. 1 PROPERTY SALE.—At the Castle Hotel on Satur- day, Mr J. G. Jones sold by auction five leasehold houses situated in the parishes of Llandwrog and Llanbeblig. The amount realised was JE545. Mr C. A Jones was the vendor's solicitor. TEMPERANCE MEETING.—On Friday night a temperance meeting was held at Salem chapel, under the presidency of Mr J. Jones, chemist. Addresses were delivered by Mr Edmund Griffith, Liverpool; Revs H. Hughes, Ebenezer; and W. R. Jones (Goleufryn). MORIAH LITERARY SOCIETY.—On Wednesday evening the Rev R. D. Rowlands (Anthropos) de- livered a lecture before the members of the above society. The fourth of December being the cen- tenary of the birth of Thomas Carlyle, Mr Row- lands delivered a very interesting address on the Sage of Chelsea. Mr S. M. Jones occupied the chair. SALEM LITERARY SociETY. — On Wednesday evening the Rev LI. Bryniog Roberts, of Pendref Chapel, delivered an instructive address on The importance of possessing a good moral character." Further remarks were made by Messrs J. C. Jones, E. R. Owen, E. Morgan (Deiniol Fychan), O. B. Owen, Alderman W. J. Williams, and the chairman, Mr H. Humphreys. CONCERT.—At the Guild Hall on Thursday night a concert was held in aid of the Mark Lane mis- sion. The following took part in the proceedings: Miss Lizzie Davies, R.A.M. (Eos Teifi), Miss Wini- fred Owen, Miss Dotty Pritchard, Miss M. L. Eardley, Mr T. W. Norcup (principal tenor Ban- gor Cathedral), Mr Will Roberts, Bangor Capt Hywel Williams, Mr Cerrison, and a juvenile j choir, under the leadership of Mr J. T. Williams. Mr J. W. Jones (Plasybryn), who presided, con- tributed X3 3s towards the mission. Mr Orwig Williams, organist Moriah chapel, was the accom- panist. ANGLESEY AND CARNARVON SHIRE LICENSED YICTI7AIII>ERS' ASSOCIATION.—A meeting of this body was held on Tuesday at the Castie Hotel, Colonel Savage (JWessrs Allsopp's, Limited) pre- siding.—Mr J. Gregson (Binley and Co.) was appointed sole collector for the year, and was also elected delegate for the Ntitionnl Trade Defence Association meeting, to be held at Chester to-day (Friday). The general meeting for the appoint- ment of officers was fixed for Banaor next month. Mr Griffiths, Eagles Hote:, Carnarvon, was ap- pointed honorary successor, in the room of the late (Japtain Harwood, with whose family a vote of condolence was passed. "LLEWELYN THE GREAT." — On Monday evening Mr D. Lloyd George, M.P., delivered a highly interesting lecture to a crowded audience at the Guild Hall, his subject being "Llewelyn the Great." The lecture was illustrated with lime-light views by Mr R. D. Williams, solicitor. Songs were rendered by Messrs Hugh Richards, St. David's road, and J. Cottrell, Mr Orwig Wil- liams presiding at the piano. Councillor Owen Jones, Green Bank, occupied the chair. The pro- ceeds were in aid of the Shiloh Clothing Club, and the Chairman subscribed a guinea towards the same object. Votes of thanks were passed, on the proposal of the Rev J. E. Hughes, b.A., seconded by Mr W. Williams, Marcus street. A SMART CAPTURE.—At a special couaty magistrates' court, on Monday, before Mr Issard Davies, a man named Osborne, hailing from Car- narvon, was charged with stealing a silver watch, valued at j64, from Ebenezer. The alleged theft took place about five o'clock on Saturday evening, and information was at once given to P.O. Thomas Jones (19), who traced the accused to Bangor, where he pledged the watch, which was recovered by the constable. Subsequently the officer ascer- tained at the railway station that the accused had booked to Liverpool. A telegram was immediately sent to Edgehill station with the result that the fugitive was arrested and detained until the ar- ^E.CONSTABLE, who brought him back and lodged him in Carnarvon gaol. The accused was remanded until Saturday. A BATCH OF DRUNKARDS.-At the Borough Magistrates' Court, no Monday—before the Mayor (Mr R. Thomas), Messrs E. Hughes, J. Issard Davies, Hugh Jones, and Dr Griffith-the follow- mg were each fined 2s 6d and costs for being drunk and disorderly:-J. Isaac Jones, Bont- j newydd; Albert Jones, Crown street; Robert Howard, Crown street; Charles Kelly, Crown street; Charles Jones, and John Graham. The last named was further charged with assaulting the police, but the case was dismissed. Grace Ro- berts, against whom there were several previous convictions, was bent te gaol for one month for drunkenness. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.—The fortnightly meet- ing of the Board was held on Saturday, under the presidency of Mr C. A. Jones (chairman).—The Master (Mr Jones) reported that there were 81 in- mates in the house; corresponding period last year, 86; vagrants during the fortnight, 34 correspond- ing period last year, 117. The out-door relief for the fortnight amounted to S360 14s 7d; non- settled poor, £ 18 Is Od. There was a balance of £ 619 128 Od in favour of the Union.—The Visiting Committee recommended that Mips Ellen E. Jones, daughter of the master and matron, be appointed nurse, in which capacity she has acted on proba- tion for several months.—Mr Lloyd (Llanrug) proposed that no addition be made to the staff in the house. The number of inmates and vagrants showed a decrease, and this of necessity lessened the duties attached to the house. He pointed out that while the expenses connected with the house were only S950 in 1889 they now reached JE1300. --The motion was seconded by Mr W. J. Williams (chairman of the Finance Committee). — The Matron, in answer to the guardians, said the staff was greatly overtaxed, and both master and matron, by applying themselves to duties which were not strictly their own, succeeded in saving a good sum of money to the ratepayers annually. They were trying to conduct the house to the best of their ability, and she was sorry to understand that some illfeeling had been shown towards them by some of the guardians,—Miss Jones, the school- mistress, was also brought before the Board, and questioned as to her duties in the house. The children were now attending the elementary schools in the town, and it was part of her duty to prepare the children for school and superintend the cleaning of the house.-Dr Jones (Portdinorwic), proposed that Miss Ellen E. Jones be appointed nurse at a salary of jElo a year. The visiting com- mittee was of opinion that the hospital was under- handed, tnd the members did not approve of paupers attending paupers. According to the medical report Miss Jones had hitherto carried out her duties in a satisfactory manner, and in fact she had done the work for two years without any re- compense.—Mr Davies (Pant) seconded the motion.-—Mr T. W. Williams suggested the advis- 1 Y of engaging a qualified nurse.—Mr J. B. Jones contended that it would be idle to increase the •p V engaging a qualified nurse.—Mr D. observed that things at the house were w at they ought to be, and he considered that it was necessary to define the work of the officials. tIe proposed that the matter be deferred and that F°R*ED to report upon the OFFICERS ^E house, and to SECONDED01?^6^ vi °S'~TLLE EAOTION HAVING been -J»es (CA narvon), and the Bev O. Williams.

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