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E. H. DAVIES NOW SHOWING THE LATEST NOVELTIES in CHILDREN'S MILLINERY, CAPES, COATS & COSTUMES, Also, a Great Assortment of LADIES' TRIMMED and UNTRIMMED MILLINERY. UXBRIDGE HOUSE, COLWYN BAY. W. WILLIAMS & CO., HIGH CLASS GROCERS, Italian Warehousemen, Wine and Spirit Merchants, STATION ROAD, COLWYN BAY. MAKERS OF PLAIN AND FANCY BREAD. In consequence of the substantial reduction in the price of Flour, Bread is now retailed at a very low price. W. W. & Co. are now receiving daily consignments of some very Choice DEVONSHIRE BUTTER. 157- Manager, E. J. DAVIES. LIDBETTER & LONGMAID, Family Grocers, Bakers, and Provision Merchants, Abergele & Belgrave Roads, COLWYN BAY, Sole Manufacturers of Montgomerie's Patent Malt Bread. Finest Danish, Irish, and Welsh Butters. Special Agents for Colombo Ceylon Tea, 2/- lb. Families waited upon for Orders daily. 157- PERI MINERAL Ginger Beer, Ginger Ale, Lemonade, Soda Water, WATERS. Champagne Cider, Champagne Lime Juice, Potash Water, Lithia Water, PERI: ALE, Tonic and Refreshing Drink (non-alcoholic), Hop Beer. Splendid Brewed OrlJSTGrE 15. BEER., for the Recipe of which we had to pay a large amount of money. Lime Juice Cordial, Rasp- berry Cordial, Lemon Squash. Hotels, Shops, and Boarding Houses supplied at Wholesale Prices on receipt of Post Card. Van deliveries to Llandudno, Conway, & Rhyl. We pay Carriage on 12 doz. SUPPORT LOCAL INDUSTRY. PERI MINERAL WATER CO., CONWAY ROAD, COLWYN BAY. MILLINERY. DRESSMAKING. NEWEST FASHIONS FOR THE SEASON. MISSES THOMAS, 7, HIGH ST., CONWAY. G- BEViLIN & CO., General and Furnishing Ironmongers, Gas Fitters, BELL HANGERS & PLUMBERS, CONWAY ROAD, COLWYN BAY. BATH CHAIRS, PERAMBULATORS, COTS, BATHS, AND SEWING MACHINES FOR SALE OR HIRE. A large stock of Paper Hangings, Paints, Oils, Varnishes, &c., always on hand. 209— STUNG BY A JELLY FISH. To be stung by a Jelly Fish is not a pleasant experience, and may prove very troublesome unless you have Homocea handy to apply, when all pain and swelling instantly vanishes. Homocea is an invaluable remedy at the Seaside; should be used for Sunburn, Blisters, Wasp-Stings, and all kinds of Insect Bites. Use also for Cuts, Burns, Toothache, Rheumatism, and all Skin Troubles. It will stop an Influenza Cold like magic- l r T v 1. T >_■ "BLAIR ATHOL, HOYLAKB. Dear Sirs,—On the 17th of June, which I think was one of the hottest days of the year, I spent the day on Hilbre Island, and was unfortunate enough to get my feet sunburned and badly stung by Jelly Fish. By the day following my feet had swoollen and were inflamed to such an extent that I was quite unable to stand on them. For a week I treated them with carron oil, hazeline, and hazeline cream without any satisfactory results. I then thought I would try 'Homocea,' I persevered with it, and after applications at intervals during 24 hours, I was agreeably pleased to find the swelling and inflammation rapidly disappearing. After two days use of it I was able to stand, and now, with the exception of a little weakness about the ankles, my feet are all right again.—Yours truly, E. S. SMYTH." If 'Homocea' had been used at once a whole week's suffering would have been saved. Homocea is sold by all Chemists at i/ij £ and 2/9 per box; or can be had direct from ike Homocea Co,% w. Hamilton Square, Birkenhead. Sold in Colwyn Bay by Edward Lloyd, Conway Road. RODERICK DHU, OLD HIGHLAND WHISKY. The Favourite Scotch Whisky of the Day. Has now an established reputation, obtained through genuine merit alone. AWARDED PRIZE MEDAL WHEREVER EXHIBITED. SOLD EVERYWHERE In the firm's own labelled and capsuled bottles. WRIGHT & GREIG, LIMITED, GLASGOW. 286-13 Established at Late with Mr T. Edge, Lla.n. Colwyn Bay, 1879. dudno, for 12 years. J. W. THOMAS, PHOTOGRAPHER, KENSINGTON HOUSE, CONWAY ROAD COLWYN BAY. ONLY FIRST CLASS WORK DONE. STUDIO ON THE GROUND FLOOR. Views of the District always in stock. After 15 years business in Colwyn Bay, J. W. T. desires to thank the residents and visitors for their patronage in the past, and hopes for a continuace of the same in the future. 157- NOTICE OF REMOVAL. Mr. A. Alford Sarson, L.D.S., DENTAL SURGEON, Has Removed to HEATH FIELD, (OLD POST OFFICE). ATTENDANCE DAILY, 10 to 6 O'CLOCK. j The People's Boot Shop IS JOHN WILLIAMS', THE Great Boot Provider for Colwyn Bay and Neighbourhood, for many years. Large Stock at Lowest possible Prices for Cash. 12, Station Rd., Colwyn Bay. Mrs. FOX, Scientific Dress Maker, Primrose Hill, Colwyn Bay. Ladies' own materials made up on moderate terms. 154-52 Purchase your Goods from the Makers. Messrs. MERRIDEW & CO., (FROM COVENTRY), ESTABLISHED 1857, WATCH MANUFACTURERS. GOLD AND SILYEKSKITHS, THE ELECTRIC CLOCK, (Adjoining Post Office), COLWYN BAY. One of the Largest Stocks AND Cheapest Houses in Wales. All Repairs done on the Premises by Skilled Workmen. Messrs. M. & Co. have added their Cycle Works to these Premises. ANY TYPE MACHINE BUILT TO ORDER. REGISTERED OFFICIAL REPAIRERS TO C.T.C. Cycles on. Hire. 165- MORRIS, BILL POSTER Under the Local Board, and appointed by the Denbighshire County Council. TEGID HOUSE, COLWYN BAY 15 PRIVATE BOARDS. I 145- OS;8a mo ABERGELE ROAD, COLWYN BAY. Germ, Constitution, and Fresh Bread Daily. PURE KIEL AND DENBIGH BUTTER. HOME CURED HAMS & BACON.
Congo Training Institute COLWYN…
Congo Training Institute COLWYN BAY, N. WALES. Under the Distinguished Patronage of His Gracious Majesty LEOPOLD II., King1 of the Belgians, H. M. STANLEY, ESQ., Hon. M.R.G.S., Ph.D., etc. etc., The object of the above Institution is to give Religious and Industrial Education to the most promising of the African Converts in this country, and to establish Branch Institutions on similar lines in Africa. An earnest appeal is made for £ 5000 in order to develop the work both at Colwyn Bay and in connection with the five Institutions already founded in the Dark Continent. The Committee is anxious to train hundreds of the natives in the African Institutes and to have ultimately under training at Colwyn Bay 50 Students at a time. Any contribution will be most thankfully received by the Director—Rev. W. HUGHES, F.R.G.S. Visiting hours every week day, from 2.30 to 3.31* p.m., when Mr. and Mrs. Hughes will be pleased to welcome any friends or visitors, and to show them a number of interesting African curiosities. Divine Services are held in the Institute School-room— Sunday, Morning 11.0; Evening 6.30; Afternoon, 2.30. Tuesday evening, a Prayer Meeting, at 7. The Sunday Services will be conducted by the Director, one of the Tutors, or by some other minister, and occasion- ally some of the students will take part. All are cordially invited. 277-13
WORTHINGTON & Co., Ld. BREWERS BY APPOINTMENT To H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES, BURTON ON TRENT. ESTABLISHED 1750. Families can be supplied direct from the Brewery with the CELEBRATED INDIA PALE ALES; MILD ALES, DINNER ALES, AND STOUTS, Of the above well-known Company, in 9 or 18 Gallon Casks and upwards on application to their LOCAL AGENTS: J. C. SMALLWOOD, BLUE BELL HOTEL, CONWAY, AND E. H. DAVIES, UXBRIDGE HOUSE, COLWYN BAY. ALSO INDIA PALE AND DINNER ALE IN BOTTLE. Orders by Post will receive prompt attention. 220— Support your Local Tailor. You might go further and fare worse. LEWISTIROS. Are now offering- Splendid Value in Men's Black Coats & Vests. 30/- These Coats and Vests are Made 30/- 30/- to Measure, of fine Black or Blue 30/- 30/- Serge or Worsteds, well finished 30/- 30/- in every way we are offering 30/- 30/- at the unprecedented low price of 30/- 13/6 We are also now making some 13/6 13/6 remarkable low li.1es in MEN'S 13/6 13/6 FANCY TWEED TROUSERS, 13/6 13/6 for THIRTEEN SHILLINGS AND 13/6 13/6 SIXPENCE. These Tweeds are 13/6 13/6 very fashionable this season, and 13/6 13/6 should be een by intending pur- 13/6 13/6 chasers. 13/6 SUMMER GOODS. LEWIS BROS. are now showing in their windows a complete assortment of summer wear, including UnlinedJackets in Alpaca, Serge and Homespun. at 4/6, 5/6, 6111, and 8ju. Cricket Shirts in Canvas and Flannel and Silk, at jj6, 4/6, and yj6. Cricket Trousers in Flannel and Tweed, at 6ju, 8/6, and ioj6. Patterns of Cloths will be sent on application. OUR ONLY ADDRESS IS — LEWIS BROS., Bradford House, Conway Rd., COLWYN BAY. 163-46 J. L. ALLDAY'S Illustrated PUBLICATIONS. Health and Holiday Resorts of North Wales 6d. Gossiping- Guide to Birmingham 6d. The making-of Birmingham 15s., 21s., £ 3 3s. Birmingham through a Camera IS. Exeter throngh a Camera IS. Teignmouth through a Camera IS. Plymouth through a Camera I! Dawlish Guide Id. Shakespeare's Stratford 1 s. Many thousands of the above have boen sold, and fresh editions are constantly being printed, AV Of all Booksellers, and of ne Printer and Publisher, J. L. ALLDAY, Shakespeare Printing and Lithographic Works. Edmund Sireet, Birmingham. 285s— DAVIES & CHAPLIN, PRINCIPAL Bill Posters&Town Criers Under Colwyn Bay Local Board, Tegid House, 16, Station Road. C, Private Hoardings in the District free of charges Members of the United Kingdom Bill-posters Association. 157- "DON'T advertise spasmodically-keep at it. Your particular line of goods may not be wanted to-day; they will be sought to-morrow, or the day after." PEOPLE won't and can't guess that you have a good thing."
IColwyn Bay & Colwyn Fifth…
Colwyn Bay & Colwyn Fifth Annual Sports, 1894. BALANCE SHEET. RECEIPTS. £ s. d. To Balance from last year o o 7 Subscriptions (as per list) 30 o o Gate Money 71 13 8 Entries. 6 14 6 Sale of Programmes 1 16 7 Sundries 2 11 o L112 16 4 Sept. 15th, Balance down £ 8 1 10 EXPENDITURE. £ s d. By Prizes and Medals 55 7 0 Printing g 16 2 Erecting stands& preparing ground 7 o 0 Materials 6 11 8 Labor 015 o Colwyn Brass Band 4 o 0 Advertising 1 18 0 Bill Posting 1 5 0 Police Charges 1 17 0 Hire of Carriages I 1 0 Honorarium to Secretary 5 5 0 Stamps, Stationery, &c. 311 8 Hire of Marquees, &c. 2 2 0 Bank Charges. o 5 0 Returned to Guarantors. 4 o o Balance in hand 8 1 I" L112 i6 4 i;- MARK CROSS, Chairman of Committee. W. F. WILLIAMS REES, Secretary. FRANK MADREN, Hon Treasurer.
LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS.
LIST OF SUBSCRIBERS. £ s. d. ;C s. d. s, d. Mr. Oscar FmIay 2 2 o Mr. D. Allen o 10 6 Mr. Lot Hughes (Liverpool) 026 Mr. J. Thorne .200 Mr. F. "\V. Stubbs o 10 6 Mr. Pritchard 020 Mrs. A. Wynne (Coed Coch) r 1 o Mr. R. Alston o 10 6 Mr. Owen Roberts 02°. Mrs. E. K. Ward. 1 i o Dr. R. E. Lord .o io o Mr. Hughes (TyneNvydd) 02° Mrs. B. W. Parry 1 1 o Mr. G. Bevan o 10 o Mr. Kvffin Williams o 2 ° Miss Robinson 1 1 0 Mr. F. Nunn. 0 5 0 Mr. JefFrey Thomas 02° Miss Stevens. 1 1 o Mr. W. H. Roberts .050 Mr. R. Blain 02° Rev. J. G. Howarth I i o Mr. T. Homan .050 Mr. W. Owen o 1 0 Dr. Price Morris I i o Mr. E. H. Dtvies o i o Mr. Stranger o 1 0 Capt. J. A. Wynne Edwards I 1 o Mr. Andrews (Liverpool) 050 Mr. W. Jones o 1 0 Mr. Joseph Smith, J.P. I 1 o Mr. Mason (Manchester 050 Mr. J. T. Davies o 1 0 Mr. John Porter, C.C. 1 1 o Mr. Rowland Williams .050 Mr. W. Jones o 1 0 Mr. R. Knowles I 1 0 Mr. A. Sheffield o 5 o Mr. M. Shine o 1 0 Mr. Robinson 1 1 o Mr. Hughes .050 Mr. W. Evans o I ° Messrs. Worthington, Ld. 1 1 o Mr. John Williams .040 Mr. O. Davies 0 1 0 Mr. Edwin Jones 1 1 o Mr. Jones .026 Mr. L. Lightfoot o 1 0 Mrs. A. N. Riley. IOO Mr. Hughes 026 Mr. H. Hughes o 1 ° S'r ™ S"1,th .100 Mr. R. Muir 026 Mr. T. Davies (Groes) o 1 0 ?r- W- Gamble. Junr. 1 o o Mr. H. C. Matthews .026 Mr. John Jones (Colwyn) o 1 0 ^ajor M°rr's o 10 6 Mr. J. Pilling .026 Mr.T.Davies(GrosvenorHouse) o 1 0 ivir. C. Howell James. o 10 6 Mr. Owen Lewis .026 Subscription received too late to bring into Balance Sheet, Mr W. Rowlands, Glyn Farm, 5s.
Correspondence. [In no case are we responsible for the opinions expressed in this column.] To the Editor. THE PARISH COUNCILS ACT. SIR, -In your paper of September 14th, inst., you had some interesting reading on the Parish Councils Act, by our worthy townsman Mr J. Biud, and a Colwyn Bay old Rydalian (Mr VV. Allen, M. P.) who has proved himself a consistent promising Radical statesman. It seems to me that you gave us them out in the nick of time, and none too soon, and I hope that Colwyn Bay and district have read them, and will benefit by Mr Allen's advice to the Cheadle electors, that is, that they must heckle their candidates when they come forward, trusting we will do the same; we have had too much of buying cats in bags, the time has come that we must get to know what they intend to do for the place if returned, and, if we cannot get plain statements from them, I hope every elector will consider such candidates unworthy of our votes. I believe many like myself have made their minds up that we must scatter the present Colwyn Bay District Local Board. Now we have the oppor- tunity with other parts of the country, we never had before, we have got the Monopolists on the level of the rest of the electors, with the protection of the ballot-box, so we ought to be careful of what we do at this next election, because it will be our own faults if we return men to the District Board and Board of Guardians to watch their own interest again in the future, as they have done in the past, instead of the interest of the whole Dis- trict. We ratepayers have very important ques- tions that will have to be grappled with very soon, and I think the ballot-box is the place to settle them, such a question as the cemetery for this district, which is a question that has been before the Local Board for nearly two years, and cannot be put one side and delayed much longer; I, a ratepayer, some 18 months back through your paper protested, and I am still of that opinion, that is, against buying land for a burial ground with the rates, toward or in connection with either Established Church or any other Church or Chapel, without it being all and entirely in the hands of the future District Council. I am certain that the Bishop of St Asaph will not improve my body or soul nor the ground that I am to be buried in. We have several other questions that we ought to open our eyes to. We have here monopolists that are costing the ratepayers scores of pounds every year; at present they are powerfully represented on the Board. I trust that every elector will be alive to his duly and to the benefit of the whole district and not (as hitherto) to a vacillating policy towards the well-to-do, and degrading the poor and helpless though they stood in the rate-book superior to even some members of the Board itself. Glyndwr, WILLIAM DAVIES Colwyn Bay.
THE COLWYN BAY LOCAL BOARD…
THE COLWYN BAY LOCAL BOARD AND THE BOATS. SIR. -In your issue of the 14th, I notice that the Colwyn Bay Local Board has decided to engage a qualified person to interest himself in the safety of pleasure-seekers in boats on the water, for the sum of 30/. This I consider a step in the right direction, and not a moment too soon. The duties of this appointed gentleman I gather are to be, that he appoints men qualified to take charge of pleasure-boats (open or decked, I presume) and also certifies boats of different dimensions to carry passengers according to their various sizes. May I ask, Mr Editor, how much work does the above Local Board expect to get done by this imporant officer, for the sum of 30/. Surely the inspection of men and boats, with the safety of the public in view, ought to be of more value than 30/. The disasters at Barmouth and Morecambe this sum- mer, ought to stimulate our Commissioners and Local Boards to look well after the inspection of men and boats who are hired by the public for their pleasure. And what, may I ask, are the qualifications of a licensed boatman to be? If it is simply paying a few shillings per year, for the renewal of a license, by any one who may chance to have a boat, I think the Local Board would serve the public much better by investing their 30/ in some more profitable outlay. And with regard to the boats, what rule is used when measuring the carrying capacity of such boats; for it was stated at the inquest held after the Barmouth dis- aster, that the boatman said his boat was certified to carry ten, whereas she capsized with nine. Probably the Committee appointed by the Colwyn Bay Local Board, whose duty it is to look after the beach boats, etc., can give a definite reply to my simple (but very important) questions for the benefit of residents and the visiting public.- Yours etc., T. E.
THREATENED STOPPAGE OF THE…
THREATENED STOPPAGE OF THE VE- HICULAR TRAFFIC AT GROES BRIDGE. SIR,-A very serious wrong is going to be done to the district and I hope you will raise your voice against it. I refer to the closing for at least nine months, probably twelve months, of the Groes Bridge and the diversion of the traffic up narrow and steep lanes, in some parts positively danger- ous for vehicles and pedestrians. The County CouncillSurveyor appears to have condemned the proposals of our Local Board Surveyor to erect a temporary bridge, and offered an alternative of roadways that no carriage-proprietor or trades- man will venture his horses along. It seems monstrous that a highway should be stopped altogether and I think our County-Alderman and Councillor should enter their protest and protect our interests. It is idle to pretend that either the proposed diversion is our only remedy, or that a temporary bridge could not be made during the making of the new one. If this is a sample of LOCAL Government, it is little improvement on the old-fashioned days. A brief consideration of the peril to which carts and horses will be exposed, and the serious inconvenience to trade that must ensue, should bring forth such an expression of feeling that will lead to a remedy.—Yours faith- fully, W. F. WILLIAMS-REES.
School Life at Colwyn Bay.
School Life at Colwyn Bay. The following, taken from The Children's Hour column of the Manchester Weekly Times (Sept. 14th, 1894), is of local interest :— FROM AN OLD FRIEND. I am always especially glad to hear from those who in past years were interested in my columns. It is nearly nine years since Aunt Mary, Laugha- way, and I began to gather the young folks about us, so that many who were children when we be- came acquainted with them are now grown men and women and to learn that these still remember us, and find pleasure in the Children's Hour, is highly gratifying. For this reason, among others, we were charmed to see the appended communi- cation, and Aunt Mary and Laughaway join with me in heartily congratulating Hilda and Oscar on the success they have attained. L-ope isar.k, Roiton-le-Moors, September. Dear Uncle Oldman,-Although I am one of your old members, I still take an interest in your G. G., and feel I should like occasionally lo write to you if by so doing I shall not trouble or hinder w you. I have left school now, and hope to compete for your Christmas prizes if, as formerly, yo,J offer such for those who are too old to do so re- gularly. Hilda returns to school on Tuesday, Oscar on Monday, though his is only a day school. Hilda, I think, is having another year at Colwyn Bay. For the last two years she has passed the College of Preceptors' examination, and next year we expect will enter for the Senior Oxford. These holidays she also came home with two prizes—the drilling and mathematics. She had the drilling last year, too. Oscar has also two prizes-the drawing and shorthand, and a certifi- cate for reading. They are all to be presented next term. Hilda's at school, where the" head will invite a number of friends, the minister of the chapel we attend to present them, and attogetfic" they are delightful afternoons, when, between times, the different girls play, sing, &c. I wish I could be there to clap. Oscar goes to the Church Institute, and there, too, the prizes are given annually, and as at Pen-Rhos, at the end of every summer term, but are presented in Novem- ber at the town hall, where the mayor presents them, and the place is always thoroughly crowded, though you can only go by tickets," which, of course, the boys get for their relatives and friends. I shall be there this year, I am glad to say, as it is a splendid sight to see. Sometimes 100 or evert more go up one by one for their valuable prizes. When it is over I will write and tell you all about it, and what Oscar's were. You see. thev both came home laden with honours. The annuat Lancashire agricultural show has this year been held in Bolton. It was open for the first three days of our holidays. We went on the first tor the whole day it was splendid. Mother, Hilda, and I had tickets for the horse jumping, while father and Oscar studied the machines. 1 Earl of Derby gave a splendid silver cup for the best cart horse, and the Countess presented it- There was almost everything you could think Of, from horses to vegetables and grasses. I fell 11 love with a go-it the carriages and carriage horses were magnificent and we all enjoyed the day very much. One Monday we went to Ent- wi^tle, a lovely little country place a few rniles from heie. We walked round the reservoir, which is a lai ge one, and there close to the waters edge was a hedegog, dead, but quite flexible. Poor little thing Perhaps if we had been a felv minutes earlier we might have saved it. Next we went into the glen, where we had our buns, &c.» and from there right on to the moors. Oh, hoW lovely Nothing but mounds covered with almost full blown heather, for miles around; you cart imagine how nice the colour was. It was wild' rugged, lonely, and a beautiful stillness lay over all and it was here that we made our longest rest. Father found a t'iny spray of white heathr in full bloom, which, of course, we all treasure- On fine days we sometimes go on to the moof* here for the d?iy, and take our books. Oscar and I are anticipating going next Wednesday he has a half-holiday on Wednesday. You see, we have to content ourselves with half days during term. Oscar is very fond of natural history, is now taking in Warne's Natural History. He has one volume bound all the numbers of tlle second are not out. Have you read Westwa Ho ? I have just begun it, and like it immensely so far. We read very few novels, as father di" approves of novel reading. With love to Ann Mary, Laughaway, and Runible-gt-umble.-Yo"f loving old member. FLORENCE WHITTAKER-
IReduction -of Railway Fares.
I Reduction of Railway Fares. The London and North Western Railway Company announce that all ist and 2nd class far: on the Chester and Holyhead line and Branches both locally and to and from the district, hav0 been considerably reduced. Parliamentary are also issued by all trains in the district, excep the Irish Mails.
T "To DISCONTINUE AN ADVERTISEMENT," sibys Johu Wanamaker, Philadelphia's great merchant, like taking in your sign. If you want to do you must let the public know it. Standing > ments, when changed frequently, are better cheaper than reading notices. They look more 811 j- stantial and business-like, and inspire confidence* would as soon think of doing business without cler as without advertising. -Printer's Ink.