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OLD COLWYN. Parish Church, Colwyn.—English Services (Sundays), Holy Communion: Every Sunday 8 a.m., and nrst Sunday in the month after morning service. Holy Baptism Sunday afternoon, 3.30. Service and Sermon, 11.0 a.m. and 7 0 p.m. Sunday School, 2.30 p.m., in Assembly Rooms. (Week days). Service and Sermon: Friday, 7.0 p-111, during Advent and Lent. Singing practice Friday night. Children's Meeting: Monday night. Band of Hope: Tuesday night. Welsjj Services (Sundays), Holy Communion Second Sunday in the month after morning service. Service and Sermon 9.45 a.m. and 5.30 P-w- Sunday School, 2.15 p.in National Schools- Week Days, Service and Sermon, Wednesday, p.m. Singing Practice, Wednesday night. Clergy Revs. J. Griffiths, M.A. Oxon., Vicar; J. Roberts, Curate. English Baptist Chapel, Old, Colivyii.-Sanciay Ser- vices, Morning 11.0, Evening 6.30. Sunday School, 2.30 p.m. Prayer Meeting on Wednesdays at 7-0. p.m. Pastor, Rev. J. B. Brasted. THE LATE MRS JONES, MINAFON, COLWYN. The funeral of Mrs Jones, of Minavon, Colwyn, took place on Wednesday, September 19th, at Llangerniew Parish Church, the chief mourners being Mr William Jones, widower Mrs Pryce Jones, daughter; Mrs Vaughan Jones, Denbigh, the deceased lady's only surviving sister Rev Vaughan and Mrs Vaughan, Rhuddlan Rev Vaughan Jones, Tregynnon and Miss Vaughan, Tregynnon. In the carriages that followed were the Rev W. Venables-Williams, M.A. Oxon., J. P., Vicar of Llandrillo Mr J. Porter, C.C., Pwlly- crochan Mr Woodall, Tanycoed; Mr Frost, i. P., Minydon Dr Price Morris, Colwyn Rev J. Roberts, Curate, Colwyn Mrs Davies, Colwyn House Mr Knowles, Sunnyside, Colwyn Bay; and others. Following came the villagers, who followed the cortege part of the way the cortege was also met by a large number of friends from Llangerniew. The service at the house was conducted by the Rev J. Griffiths, Vicar of ColwYll- At Llangerniew the service was taken as follows —Opening Psalm, Rev J. Griffiths; lesson, Rev J- H. Vaughan (of Rhyi, formerly Curate of Colwyn)! Prayers in the Church, Rev D. Jones, Rector of Llangerniew Prayers at the graveside, Rev J- Griffiths, Colwyn. During the service in Church, the departed lady's favourite hymns were sung "0 fryniau Caersalem ceir gweled" (Crugybar), "Yn y dyfroedd mawr a'r tonau" ( Diniweidrwydd), The hymn at the graveside was Bydd myrdd o ryfeddodau" (Babel). and the service was throughout most impressive. The deceased lady, who was much respected lit the neighbourhood, was most benevolent in her actions to all sections—whether high, low, Churchpeople, or Nonconformists, it mattered not to her who were the recipients of her gifts, they were all given with the same freewill. She passed a way at the age of 67, and, in accordance with her expressed wish, it was requested that 11') flowers should be sent, this circumstance being an additional proof of the manner in which she went about doing good to her neighbours. The funeral arrangements were entrusted to Mr John Vaughan and Mr Lloyd (Marine Hote'j Colwyn), every detail being satisfactorily carried out. TREAT TO THE BOARD SCHOOL CHILDREN. The annual tea-party in connection with Old Colwyn Board Schools, took place on Friday, September 21 st, when a sight was afforded sllch as is seldom to be seen. The Schools were transformed into a tea-garden by the aid at amalgamated small bouquets brought by the school children, handsome and elaborate decora- tions being thus made for the well-laden tables, around which sat no less than about 2sa children, with faces beaming all over with smiles. No' only was there a tremendous display of flowers, not only were the tea-drinkers numerous, but the waitresses and other assistants seemed to have come from all parts of the world (almost) for assisting Mr, Mrs, and Miss M. A. Evans, the school master and mistresses, among whom were noticed the following good ladies :—Mrs Jones» Bryntirion; Mrs Davies, Ferndale; Miss B. Evallst Station, Colwyn Bay; Miss Jones, milliner, TreVO" House, Colwyn Miss Jones, Bowdon, Man- chester Miss Williams, Bryngwynedd, Mochdre, Mrs Jones, Hebron Chapel House; Miss Thomas, Maes Aled Mrs Saunderson, Mount Pleasant, Miss M. Thomas, Derwen Las, Machynlleth; Miss Katie Jones, Henblas Villa; Miss Maggie Jones, London House; Miss Owen, Tymawr Cottage, Miss Jones, Peninaeti Miss Jones, Greenfield House; Miss Jones, Rhuallt; Mrs Vaughan, Chapel Place. Most valuable assistance in the preparations, was rendered by Mr E. T. Davies* Greenfield House Master John Jones, Ty Cape Hebron; Master J. Thomas Jones, Church Walks; Master J. Henry Roberts, Hirwaen House and Masters Richard Henry Thomas, Georgie Jones, and Willie Jones. While tea was^being put on tables, the children sweetly sang The Bay Biscay" and the Vesper Hymn," and grace was sung before as well as after tea. The tea and cake (the latter supplied by Mr Jones, Mount Pleasant) were of the best, and reflected great credit on the caterers. After having enjoyed a splendid tea, the children marched through the village to a field near the station, where outdo"' recreation was entered into with high spirits such as are usually found in juveniles, until the time when (the evening getting chilly) it was thought best to let the young ones go home.

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