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CONWAY. Parish Church (Sunday Services): 8.0 a.m. Celebration of the Holy Communion. 9.45 a.m. Welsh service. 11.15 a.m. English service. 6.0 p.m. Welsh service. 8.0 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays Thursdays, and Saturdays, Matins. 10.30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, Matins and Litany. St. Agnes: 6.0 p.m. English service. Rev J. G. Haworth, of Colwyn Bay. Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. -(English Services).— Next Sunday: Morning 11.0, evening 6.30, Rev H. H. M'Cullagh, Colwyn Bay. A GOOD PLACE FOR BOOTS.-For the best and cheapest of all classes of Boots and. Shoes go to Joseph Jones, Berry Street, Conway. Best Shop for repairing. adv. 109- DEATH OF AN EMINENT ENGINEER.—Mr Edwin Clark, M.I.C.E.,died at Cromwell House, Marlow, late on Monday night, October 22nd. He was born at Marlow in 1814, and became one of the leading English engineers. He worked under Robert Stephenson, and as resident engineer had control of the construction of the Britannia and Conway Tubular Bridges. For many years he was chief engineer to the Electric Telegraph Company. He patented the hydraulic graving- dock and the hydraulic canal-lift, and was the inventor of the block system of railway-signalling. He constructed the famous harbour of Callao, in Peru, and carried out engineering works in various parts of the world. Retiring in 1876, he settled down at Marlow. The deceased, who was a keen student of astronomy, was a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical and Meteorological Societies. PRINCE LLEWELYN'S MEMORIAL.—CONWAY A SUITABLE SITE.The General Committee of the Prince Llewelyn's Proposed Memorial" will meet in London on November 23rd. Already close upon 80 Welshwomen and Welshmen have joined the movement, among them being the Lady Hills Johns, the Hon. Mrs Bulkeley Owen, Mrs Mary Davies, Lord Kenynon, Dean Owen (Lam- peter), Professor Rhys, Mr Grant Allen, Thomas Ellis, M.P., Owen Edwards, M.A., &c. The meeting to be held in London, is for the purpose of electing officers and Executive Committee, and to decide as to the form the memorial will take. Conway would seem to be a very suitable site, the immediate neighbourhood having been closely connected with the history of Prince Llewelyn and the town having contained one of his favour- ed residences. MR. H. CLARENCE WHAITE, R.W.S., P.R.C.A. —A picture exhibition, now being held by Messrs Graves, in their ample old Pall-Mall rooms, hardly to be recognised in their fresh, bright dress, includes a section appropriately known as Picturesque Wales," which consists of a number of water-colour drawings with a few oil pictures. Among the painters of these latter being Mr H. Clarence Whaite, R.W.S., P.R.C.A., a picture by whom, we may here take the opportunity of noting, has just been bought, by the Borough of Nottingham, from the Rev H. Ward, of Ann Motherly Rectory, near Malton, Yorkshire. THE WELSH WESLEYAN SERVICE-OF-SONG NEXT WEDNESDAY.—At seven o'clock next Wednesday evening, November 7th, Councillor J. P. Griffiths will take the chair at the Market Hall, Conway, on the occasion of the Welsh Wesleyans rendering their service-of-song, "For the Master's sake," illustrated with lime-light pictures shown by Mr J. R. Furness, Curator R.C.A. The con- nective readings will be given by Miss J. E. Jones, High Street; the duties appertaining to the posi- tion of accompanist are entrusted to the capable hands of Miss C. M. Jones and Mr Thos. W. Hughes will conduct with his customary ability. THE GRAND AMATEUR CONCERT. A very prettily arranged concert took place in the Boys' Schoolroom, Conway, on Thursday, October 25th, under the chairmanship of Mr Albert Wood, J.P., D.L. The elements were unpropitious, and thereby disappointed those at a distance. There was a great treat for those who did attend, as the various pieces were rend- ered in a brilliant manner. Miss Youngman, who played the pianoforte solos, has an exceptionally fine touch, and showed complete mastery of both music aud instrument. The Misses Sidley will be a great acquisition to the School concerts this winter, as it is understood that they have settled in the district. They have excellent voices, which, in the duett, were beautifully blended, and the instrument they played were so much under command that the sweetest possible effects were got from both voices and music. They received a well-deserved encore for their rendering of The dawn ot day." They gave each piece they played, with refinement and feeling. Miss Edith Lees sang two songs, "Summer Night" and, "Sweet September," and, although hers is not a strong voice, it was well modulated, and the tones clear and distinct. Her last song was particularly well rendered. Miss Janie Owen played, on the violin, a selection from Mazurka," and received quite an ovation, to which she responded with the best possible grace, and favoured the audience with another selection. Mr J. LI. Jones sang the good old song The Man of War" in splendid style, and Mr O. Rowland sang Trusty as Steel with good voice and effect. Mr W. M. Sever gave a violin solo, Barcarolle in G," on a beautifully sweet instru- ment,—some of the notes he brought out of it seemed to thrill the hearers. Mr F. Vincent Walker, in his humorous sketch, was as fresh and as successful as ever, he was persistently recalled, and pleasantly favoured the audience with another short sketch full of wit and humour. The last piece, the Plantation song, De ole Banjo," by the Glee Party, was very effective and enjoyable. The various accompaniments were skilfully and artistically played by Mrs Porter and Miss Lees. During the interval, the Vicar (Rev J. P. Lewis) called upon his Worship the Mayor of Conway (Councillor Dr R. A. Prichard, J.P., C.C.), who said that he had very much pleasure in proposiug a vote of thanks to Mr Albert Wood for presiding that evening—the speaker said that he found him- self in the same position as a very worthy neigh- bour did a short time ago, who, when suddenly called upon to respond to a toast, said that he would have been better prepared had they given him fourteen minutes notice. [Laughter]. However, they knew that Mr Wood was always ready and always to the fore if there was any good cause re- quiring his assistance-either by his personal ser- vices, or with loans of plants, and other embellish- ments, whenever required for stage or other adorn- ments. [Applause]. He begged to couple with this vote the names of two other generousworkers,who, although not taking a prominent part in the enter- tainment, had, nevertheless, had a very large share of the responsibility for it. He had always noticed when these friends had anything to do with the promotion of a concert, it was always full of refinement and charm, there was elegance and taste about the whole arrangements of the stage, etc., which gave one more the idea of a high-class drawing-room entertainment rather than a public concert. He referred to Mr and Mrs Porter. [Cheers]. He now begged briefly to refer to the object of this concert,—it was not stated on the programme but he understood they were endeavouring, by every possible means, to clear the School of debt before the end of the year, otherwise the School Board would step in, and all who had studied the matter knew that such a change would mean a large increase in the already high rates with which the tax-payers of Conway and district were burdened. He trusted that all would be united in this matter, and would do their utmost to raise the amount required. [Hear, hear]. In conclusion, he thought that there ought to be a special vote to Mr Vincent Walker, and also to the ladies who had come so far, to give their services, in such tempestuous weather. The Rev J. P. Lewis had much pleasure in seconding the vote of thanks which the Mayor so ably proposed,—he was very glad that His Worship had extended the vote to Mr and Mrs Porter, and to Mr Walker, for he felt that they had very largely contributed to the success of the concert. Mr Wood briefly thanked the audience for the kind way in which they had responded to the vote of thanks, and said that he had done very little that evening; he had very much enjoyed the pieces which had been so well rendered that evening. He felt that the Misses Sidley had been very brave in coming from the other side of Ben- arth in such a storm. It always gave him great pleasure to assist, in any way he could, at these gatherings, which must, he felt, have a very elevating influence. The proceedings closed with the singing of God Save the Queen." THE WELSH CONGREGATIONALIST CONCERT. A miscellaneous concert, in aid of the Seion Welsh Congregationalist Chapel Sunday School funds, was held, in the Market Hall, Conway, on Tuesday evening, October 23rd, the Rev T. D. Jones in the chair. The programme of the first part of the concert, which was throughout well appreciated by a large and critical audience, was as follows :—Pianoforte solo, Miss Pollie Jones address, by the chairman song, Mr W. W. Thomas song, Yr eneth amddifad," Miss M. A. Jones; recitation, "Ymweliad Lady Meurig," Mr J. Williams; song, Mr W. W. Thomas ("Uwchaled"); chorus, "Mae Brenhiniaeth," The Kymric Singers song, The Worst Girl in School," Miss Maggie Jones; pianoforte solo, Miss Sarah Edwards; recitation, "Trychineb Johnstown," Mr W. Jones; glee, "Meibion Cerddgar," The Kymric Singers song, A ydyw'r peth yn bosibl," Mr W. W. Thomas pianoforte and violin duett, Merry Moments," Miss Pollie Jones and Councillor J. P. Griffiths. After an interval of the briefest, the "Trial of Dic Shon Davydd took place, the various char- acters being well sustained. The prisoner, Dic Shon Dafydd (Mr Moses Jones), was put on trial before the learned Judge, Baron Deddfol (Coun- cillor. John Williams), for having become an Anglicised Welshman, and as such having neg- lected his mother-tongue, and that, moreover, without acquiring any other language. By His Lordship's side on the Bench, sat the High Sheriff (Mr Hugh Hughes), resplendent in the uniform appertaining to his official position. Twelve jurymen having been sworn-in by the Clerk of the Court (Councillor J. P. Griffiths), and order being maintained by the efforts of the Usher (Mr Hugh Davies), the learned Counsel for the Prosecution, Mr Llygadgraff (Mr William Whalley), opened the case against the prisoner, for whom there appeared Mr Tafodrydd (Mr E C. Williams), and he made the best of what was evidently a deplorably bad case from the very start. The witnesses for the prosecution were the prisoner's former Sunday School teacher, Mr Jones (Mr Daniel Owen) a neighbouring farmer, Mr Thomas Hughes (Mr Griffith Williams), who had accompanied the prisoner to ffair Llanbad," and made some startling revelations of corrupted English a London fancy-goods tradesman, Mr Williams (Mr R. C. Roberts), who spoke to having no difficulty in retaining his fluency in the use of the Welsh language, despite his twenty years residence in London and, last but not least, a printer and bookseller, Mr Thomas (Mr Ebenezer Griffith), who spoke to the prisoner's stupidity and inveterate laziness as an errandboy. The only witness for the defence, was the prisoner's father, Dafydd (Mr John Griffith), but to no effect worth mentioning. Dafydd and Mrs Sally Dafydd (Mr R. Lloyd Jones) both took their parts exceedingly well, the last named especially excelling in by-play, although Dafydd was no mean hand at that either. The Judge, summing up, exhorted the jury to do their duty, and to return a just verdict, disregard- ing the feelings and sentiments of any and all connected with the case. After a short retirement, the jury returned into Court, and, amid breathless silence, the Foreman (Mr Hugh Williams), looking preternaturally solemn and wise, announced that the jury whilst bringing-in a verdict of "Guilty," recommended the prisoner strongly to the mercy of His Lordship. The Judge, after a pause during which a pin could have been heard drop, said that the prisoner would have to come up for judgment that day twelve-months, unless in the meantime he had acquired the use of his mother-tongue, the old language of Wales. Mr Hugh Williams then appropriately gave the finishing touch to a thoroughly enjoyable evening, by singing the song "Gwnewch pob-beth yn Gymraeg." The "Trial of Dic Shon Dafydd" was so great a success, that the dramatis personce have been invited to give a repetition, in Abergele, on November 14th. LOCAL CASES AT THE WINTER ASSIZES. At the Carnarvonshire Winter Assizes, before Mr Justice Lawrance, there were four committals from the Conway Petty Sessional Division. Hugh Jones (27), carter, and Edward Hughes (20), both of Conway, were charged with breaking and entering the dwelling-house known as the Temperance Hotel, Lancaster Square, Conway, about 12 o'clock on the night of October 20th, 1894, and stealing therefrom a quantity of tobacco, &c.Hugh Jones pleaded guilty, and Edward Hughes pleaded not guilty.—Mr Trevor Lloyd (instructed by Mr Porter) prosecuted. The prisoner Hughes was undefended.—After a short hearing, the jury found that there was not sufficient evidence against Hughes, who was accordingly discharged.—On behalf of Jones, Mr Honoratus Lloyd pleaded that hitherto he had been a thoroughly respectable man, and when he committed this offence he was heavily in drink. Superintendent Williams said that he had never known anything against the prisoner, and evidence of a similar character was tendered by the prisoner's employer.—He was sentenced to one month's imprisonment with hard labour. Elizabeth Fish (33), servant, pleaded guilty to concealing the birth of her child at Llandudno.— Mr Ellis Jones-Griffith pleaded for a sentence which would practically let the prisoner at liberty that day, seeing that she had been in prison since the 6th of July, and as there was a lady in court who would willingly take her to a home.—His Lordship sentenced the prisoner to a days im- prisonment, Robert Williams (28), town porter, Llandndno, pleaded not guilty to obtaining the sum of £ 1 by false pretences from William Rowlands, Llan- dudno, and to stealing a set of harness of the value of £ 2, the property of John Jones, Back Madoc Street, Llandudno.-Mr Trevor Lloyd (instructed by Mr Porter) prosecuted, and Mr Honoratus Lloyd (instructed by Mr J. J. Marks) defended.—The prisoner, who was found guilty on the latter charge, no evidence being offered on the first, was sentenced to a month's imprison- ment with hard labour.

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Conway Municipal Election.