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HOLYHEAD CUSTOM HOUSE CHANGES. — Mr Lewis Thomas', of H.M. Customs, has been transfered from Holyhead to Liverpool, and Mr M. Tooley, from London, has been ap- pointed to take his place. OLD CHAIN FOR THE BREAKWATER. —The schooner "Ellen Beatrice," of Aber- ystwyth, is discharging a cargo of old chain at the Government Graving Dock. This is to be used as a backing for the Breakwater. SEQUEL TO A JURY'S RECOMMENDA- TION.—Since the sad fatality to one of the crew of H.M. cutter "Margaret," the Board of Trade have adopted measures to protect the steps and rail in the Graving Dock, as a. result of the recommendation of the coroner's jury. CONCERT.—After their usual practice at the Town Hall on Friday evening, the mem- bers of the Harmonic Society held a concert, at which Mr Tom Roberts, Newry House, occupied the chair. The programme con- sisted of solos, duetts, and recitationg, which were well rendered. CUSTOM HOUSE REPAIRS.—We under- stand that the tender cf Mr W. Williams, Tanyrefail, has been accepted by the Custom House Authorities, for some additions and alterations to the present Custom House at Holyhead. These include the removing of the look-out house from the roof, and the making of a flat room. HER MAJESTY'S CORONATION.—On Tuesday Her Majesty's ships in the harbour and the Government Depots were gay with streamers to celebrate the anniversary of the the 61st year of H.M. coronation. At noon royal salutes were fired from H.M.S. "Colos- sus." POLICE COURT.—On Monday before Mr J. Moreton Prichard, P.C. Henry Ro- berts charged John Hughes, labourer, Bryn- gwrarr, with deserting from H.M.H. Guards. The accused was remanded in custody to await an escort.—At the same court P.C. O. Roberts, Aberffraw, charged W. Hughes, Tan'refail, Aberffraw, with swearing. A fine of Is and costs was imposed. ENTERTAINMENT.—On Tuesday, at the Town Hall, Captain T. E. Kendall pre- siding, an entertainment was given. The National School children performed a number of interesting drills and action songs with pleasuring effect. The Church Choral Union rendered a number of glees under the leadership of Miss Walter Thomas, Mrs Par- sons heir"- the accompanist. Mr Loui Parry, of Chester, and Miss Myfanwy Tho- ma.s gave a musical sketch, and sang some amusing pieces. The string band conducted by Mr Parsons proved an interesting feature in the proceedings. WEDDING.—A pretty wedding took place at St Cybi's Church on Tuesday, Mr Harry R. Banister, of the London and North West- ern Railway Company's steamship "Banshee,' being jointed in holy wedlock to Hannah Ellen (Nellie) Jones, only daughter of Mr W. Jones, 54, Newry street. The ceremony was performed by the Rev Canon Walter Thomas. the bride, who wore a dress of cream silk, embroidered with chiffon, being given away by her father. Mr William Ballyn acted as best man. The bridesmaids were Miss Cissv Hughes, Llanfachreth, who was at- tired in a pale blue nun's veiling dress, trim- med with chiffon Miss May Hughes, who wore a cream cashmere dress, trimmed with chiffon: Miss Martin Crewe, who wore a. blue shot silk dress, trimmed with Honilon lace; Miss Cissy Thomas, Tower Gardens, Holyhead, who wore a cream cashmere dress, prettily trimmed. The bride and bride- maids carried bouquets. A large gathering of friends assembled at the church, and as the happy couple drove away they were freely pelted with confetti. They received a large number of handsome and useful presents, and left by the afternoon express, en route for London. PETTY SESSIONS.—These sessions were held on Wednesday before the Rev J. Rich- ards, Mr H. Edward", Mr T. Forcer Evans, Dr E. P. Edwards, Captain W. H. Ed- wards, Dr W. Evans, and Mr W. R. Jones. A DOG CASE.—Sergt. Hugh Jones sum- moned John Murphy, 3, Boston Court, for keeping a. dog without a license. The de- fendant had taken cut a license two day ? after the officer had called. The defendant was fined 5s and costs.. WEAK RUM.—Sergt. H. Jones charged Samuel Owen, Royal George Inn, Baker street, with selling rum under proof. Mr T. R. Evans defended. The defendant vas fined 5s and costs. SWEARING.—Sergt. H. Jones charged W. H. Williams, Mill Bank, and Evan Jones, London road, with swearing. A fine of Is and costs was imposed in each case. THE DRINK.—P.C. O. Hughes charged William Jones, 6, Stanley row, with being drunk and riotous. The defendant said that the constable had pounced upon him because he was a "black bird," which he-ex- plained as meaning a "bad card.Thc- officer stated iiiat he had only just come to the town, and had no previous knowledge of the defendant. The defendant was fined 5s, in- cluding costs.—James Thompson, of H*Jfl.S. "Colossus," was fined 2s 6d, including costs, for drunkenness.—The charge of drunkenness brought against Hugh Parry, Fach Farm, Ceirchiog, was dismissed with a caution.- Edward Roberts, 47, Baker street, was charged by Sergt. H. Jones with being drunk and riotous. The defendant was fined 2s 6d and costs. A MEAT CASE.—Mr H. Lewis, inspector ofnuisance, charged Richard Ellis Williams, William street, with selling meat which was alleged to be unfit for human food. Mr T. R. Evans appeared for the defence.—Mr H. Lewis gave evidence as to haying seen a piece of meat which he considered bad; He saw the defendant's wife, who admitted having sold it to one William Ellis! Witness had afterwards submitted it to Dr Roland Wil- liams, who, he thought, was a deputy to the medical officer of health.—William Ellis, Baker street, denosed that he had bought some meat for 1-id at the defendant's. He then proceeded to the Stanley Arms for a pint of porter. A butcher named John Wil- liams got hold of him, and said Siat the meat was smelling ba.dly, and he took the witness to the Police Station, where the meat was handed over to Sergt. Jones.—Dr Roland Williams gave evidence that the meat "was bad, and was most unwholesome for human food. The meat might have been diseased. ,h In cross-examination, he admitted having written the letter part of an article which had- appeared in the press, dealing with the ap- pointment of the medical officer of health, and referring to the present case.—Mr Evans said he had a 40tter from the publisher stat- ing that Dr Roland Williams was the author of the whple of the article in question.—The case was dismissed, as the magistrates were not satisfied that the meat was intended for human food, land they expressed regret that the article mentioned bad appeared in the press before the case was heard. A WARNING TO CYCLISTS.—'Tne fol- lowing persons were each fined 5s. including costs, for riding bicycles without lights after lighting-up time, the magistrates expressing a hope that this would prove a warning to cyclists in future:—Thomas Jones, Stanley Stores William P^+c^ard, Graig Hyfryd Wm. Roberts, 23, Kingsland Thomas Ro- berts, 23, Kingsland and E. Morgan, Mountain View.

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