Penartli Liberal Hundred. TInder the presidency of Mr Sidney Batchelor, J.P., a meeting of the Liberal electors in the Central Ward was held in the Jubilee Hall on Wednesday evening, the object being to elect 25 representatives to the Liberal Hundred. A genera) discussion preceded the election, when many useful and important suggestions were made for the couduct ot the Liberal Association. The election of Ward Chairman, Secretary, and members to serve on the Executive, was left over for a meeting of the 25, which will probably be held during the coming week. The South Ward electors were called together on Thursday evening, when the same routine business was gone through. The meeting in the West Ward will be held this ( (Friday) evening in the Methodist Schoolroom, Cogan, I and the North Ward meeting will be held at the Jubilee Hall on Saturday evening.
Imperial Parliament. The opening of Parliament will take place on Mon- day next. Mr A J. Balfour has addressed the follow- ing circular to his supporters:— "10, Downing-street, August 2nd, 1895. "Dear Sir,—The House will open late on August 12tb, and will forthwith proceed to the election of the Speaker. Members will be sworn in on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the debate on the Address will begin on Thursday. I trust you will find it convenient to be in your place during the discussion of the remain- ing financial business of the year.—I beg to remain, yours faithfully, "ARTHUR JAMES BALFOUR." Sir Williain Harcourt has also addressed the Liberal Members of the House of Commons :— "Malwood, Lyndhurst, Aug, 5,1895. Sir,-The House of Commons will meet on Aug. 12, and proceed to the election of the Speaker and other business, I hope you may be able to attend at that date.—I remain, yours faithfully, "W. V. HARCOURT."
Penarth Road Toll. A meeting of the Cardiff Public Works Com. mittee was held on Thursday under the presidency of Alderman D. Lewis. Councillor Robert Johnston wanted to know what was being done with reference to the Penartn-road toll. Mr Harpur said that in the absence of the mem- bers of the Corporation the County Council bad passed a resolution declining to take further proceed- ings in the matter. Councillor Johnston then moved that notice be sent to the County Council stating that the Corporation were willing to meet them again after the vacation and further discuss the matter. Mr Ramsdale seconded, and the motion was agreed to.
Neighbourly Amenities at Penarth A BATCH OF SUMMONSES. At this week's police court a number of summonses for alleged assaults were heard by Messrs J. S. Batchelor, and Llewelen Wood. Margaret Hawtrey, 13, Glebe Place, alleged that on the 30th uJt., at 6 p.rn in James Street. Elizabeth A. Collins called her a b-- w Defendent asked her what she meant by such obscene language, as she (witness,) was the mother of seven children. The reply was an unpleasantly tangible one, for Collins "scratched her face and bosom," and other- wise maltreated her. Cross-examined by Mr A. W. Morris, who appeared for defendant, Margaret said the row had been going I on for twelve months. She, however, did not know whether or not, in the heighth of her temper she knocked down Mrs Collins. Mrs Hawtrey going over to the opposition box, Mrs Collins, examined, said Hawtrey had been challenging her to fight on the day in question, and finally "poked' up against the window, whereby two panes were broken. By Mr Morris: She did not know who hit her, but her hair was pulled down Quite a confusion of summonses followed, in which there was much hard swearing and counter-swearing, which elicited that a disgraceful and disgusting series of street brawls had been going on for a long time. The Bench extended a most I atient audienca, and aummed up as follows:— Hawtrey v. E. A.. Collins, Penbarwood v. Annie Crull, Crull v. Nellie Col tins,-dismissed whilst the case of Nellie Collins v. Crull, tha latter was fined 5/- Ðr seven days, and in the case of E., A. Collma v. Hawtrey, the latter was amerced 10/- and Coots.
United Methodist Free Church. Cogan. The Anniversary of the above place of worship was held on Sunday last. In the morning, the Rev (1. H. Butcher occupied the pulpit, and in the evening, Mr Robert Bird, of Cardiff, preached an eloquent sermon to a crowded congregation. In the afternoon, the Rev W. G. Da vies, Penarth, gave an address, which was described by two or Lhree of the congregation as grand." The choir, under the baton of Mr J. F. Froud, and accompanied by Mr R. A. Lewis, sang two or three anthems,, and Mr Proud rendered with splendid effect, the solo, There is a green hill far away." The services throughout were very successful, and the collections meritoriously good.
The Misuse of a Glass A WOMAN WANTED 3/ WHEN REFUSED, SHIED TWO GLASSES SEQUEL :-A CUT HEAD AND A REMAND On Wednesday morning, at the Penarth Police Court, Wm. Henry Peters, residing at 6, William Street, Newport, a commercial traveller, appeared with a bandaged head, and charged Amelia Griffiths, whom he bad known for some time, with throwing two glasses at him, at Cadoxton, en the previous day. Questioned as to the circumstances leading up to the assault, complainant said the woman wanted a loan of three shillings from him, which he refused. Amelia, with a somewhat obstreperous babe in her arms, denied, with tears, the charge, and alleged that Peters struck her on the mouth. E. Lewis, a mineral water manufacturer, of 17, Lombard Street, Barry Dock, corroborated Peter's evidence. Dr P. J. O'Donnel, Cadoxton, stated that the com- plainant had sustained a wound over the right eye- brow two inches in length, which necessitated the use of two stitches. The prisoner was remanded till Friday, when the case will be r6tfied at J3arry Dock.
Artillerymen in Camp LOCAL HONOURS. The 2nd Glamorgan Artillery Volunteers, No.'s 9 and 10 batteries, Penarth Detachment, this Friday morning won the Duke of Cambridge's prize, and on Tuesday, the 2nd prize in the 64 pounder competition. They were disqualified for the Queen's Prize through the officers failing to give the proper notice, being twenty-four hours beyond the specified time for entering.
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THE Forestars' High Court at Brighton on Tues- dav afternoon, voted a sum of 100 guineas to be placed in the hands of the Brighton Executive to de- fray the expenses of interment and help to alleviate the sufferings of the people injured in the fireworks explosion on Monday night. Carpenter, a boy of 14, died in the Brighton Hospital on Tuesday from the effects of his injuries. Two boys, named Quinn and Nutley, were on Tuesday morning in a bad state, but the other persona who were injured were reported to be progressing favourably.
Marriage of 3Tr. Albert Ernest Howell, Penarth. On Wednesday list, at the Parish Cburcb, Box, the nuptials of Mr Albert Ernest Howell, of the firm of Howell Brothers, drapers. Windsor-road, Penarth and youngest son of Mr Henry Howell, Eastington, Gloucestershire, and Miss Elizabeth Merrett, second daughter of Mr T. Merrett, contractor,- Box were solemnised. Tha sacred edifice was crowded with friends and well-wishers, who bad assembled to wit- ness the ceremony. The service was fully chora I, and was conducted by the curate owing to the absence of the vicar through illness. The bride was charmingly costumed in white satin, with a veil, and wreath of stephanotus. She also carried a bouquet of the same. The bndesmajds were Miss M. Merrett (sister of the bride), Miss Derry (cousin), both of whom wore dresses of grey crepon, with white satin bodices trimmed with cream lace; and Misses E. and L. 9 1 Merrett (sisters), hght green crepon dresses, also trimmed with cream lace. All wore picture hats. I The flower girls Misses C. Merrett and Gladys Shepherd (Penarth) were dressed in pink crepon and white silk. The bridesmaids and flowar girls also wore gold brooches, the gifts of the bridegroom. The bride was given away by her father, and Mr Robert Howell officiated as best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at the residence of the bride's father, and later the happy couple left for Bourne- mouth, Isle of Wight, where they are spending their honeymoon. The presents were nnmerous and costly. On the afternoon of Wednesday all the employees of Messrs Howell Brothers were given an outing in honour of the wedding Starting from Penurth in brakes about two o'clock, the party was conveyed to St. Pagaii's. After a ramble through the village they were entertained to an excellent tea in a fièJd, kindlv lent by Mrs Williams. This part of the programme being over, the young people joined heartily in a number of impromptu games. At 7.30 they left St. Fagans for home, returning via Cardiff. As they 11 C3 I., weie corning through Cogan they sang "He's a jolly good fellow." We have many times beard this sung by men, but the young ladies rendered it in a style which put all other efforts we have heard m the shade. Home was reached about 9.30. The festivi- ties of the day, however, were not yet over. In the spacious dining-room supper was laid, and after ample justice had been done to the good things pro- vided, and being altogether freed from the restraints of business, the young people gave themselves up thoroughly to conviviality until the small hours of the morning.
THE Thirty-sixth Conference of the Independent Order of Rechabites opened at Brighton on Tuesday, 136 representatives attending. The representatives from South Australia and Natal gave an encouraging report of the order abroad. Tbe Vicar of LlandaS opened the proceedings. The Chief Rulei, in the course of his address, said there were 127,291 adult and 71,785 juvenile financial members, showing a gain mu nevv branches had been instituted. The amonut of the funds had increased £ 87,000. A debate arose on drinking wine in religious ordinances; The conference then adjourned.
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