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J. M. PORTER, THE ESTATE OFFICE, COLWYN BAY. To be Let Unfurnished. CHARMING MODERN DETACHED RESIDENCE, ^ornmanding- fine views three entertaining', seven eurooms, and comprising all the latest conven- ances. Possession March next. Rent ^40. VERY desirable house, suitable either as lodging °«se or gentleman's residence. Three reception and eight bedrooms, kitchen, pantries, etc., etc. £ 55 Per annum. Possession May 1st next. or three Dwelling Houses in central POsition.-Tliree entertaining rooms, seven bed- rOOIlJS. all domestic offices. Rent moderate. HOUSE, Princess Drive.—Three sitting and nine grooms, bath, lavatory, etc., etc. Rent £ 60. FAIRFIELD, Llewelyn Road.—Two sitting- and five bedrooms, kitchen, scullery, etc. Rent £ 30. For Sale. LARGE house, conveniently arranged, situated j'1 West end of town. Three sitting and ten grooms, bathroom, w.c., and all other domestic offices. Price moderate. HOUSE, very suitable for business purposes, Centre of town and within easy reach of station. Wo sitting and six bedrooms, kitchen, scullery, Pantries, etc. Moderate price. ^OODLANDS VIEW, Woodlands Road.—Three Sitting and seven bedrooms, bath, w.c., kitchen, Scullery, etc., etc. Out-buildings to same com- prise s-stall stables, loose box, vehicle shed, etc. Apartments to Let. COLWYN BAY-EDELWEIS, Private Boarding House—The Misses Retemeyer.-Winter 35 Per week inclusive. 156-52 COMFORTABLE Private Apartments, with home comforts and good attendance, with w ithout board, moderate terms.—Mrs R. Jones, j-jgjlemere, Rhivv Road, Colwyn Bay. 317— PROMENADE, Cohvyn Bay. "Hawkstone." Apartments. Newly furnished by an ^nnnent London Firm. Directly facing- sea. 'agnificent views. With Board from October to faster. Apply as above. 332-S A RDENLEE, Llewelyn Road, Colwyn Bay. Superior Apartments. Every attention. Moderate Terms. Boarding if required. Good ariff. Magnificent view of Woods. Close to Sea. ^Pjendid references.—Mrs. Bretherick. 333—s ST. WINIFRED'S BOARDING HCKJSE, Mostyn Road, pleasantly situated in best part of Bay, central, comfortable, liberal table, i!l £ jerate terms.— Mrs. Gray. 334—s CLEVELAND VILLA, Woodla-nd Road, Colwyn Bay.—Private apartments, corn- stable, central, fine view of woods and sea, good tariff, splendid references.- Mrs. R. Jones. 334-s GLEN HURST (Miss Carr), Abergele Road, To be let furnished or in apartments. 322-26 OLD COLWYN.-TO be Let Furnished, or in Apartments, a nicely furnished house, tJear station. Terms moderate for Winter. Mrs. Allster, Glan-y-Wern. 356— To be Let. HOUSE AND SHOP to Let. AisoT~Houses to be Let or Sold. Apply, O. Lloyd, dorian Villa, Colwyn Bay. 315- GOOD HOUSES TO LET close to the Prom- enade. Apply for all particulars to Wtn. L-avies, Glyndwr, Marine Road, Colwyn Bay. 3'7— BRYN EITHYN.—This first-class detached residence To BE LET UNFURNISHED; 3 lJtertaining-, 12 bedrooms, all conveniences. tabling, man's rooms, &c. Spacious grounds, garden, tennis lawn, &c. Particulars and ad- ?"ssion to View, only on application to J. M. ORTKR, the Estate Ofiice, Colwyn Bay. 323— ENRHOS. -Boarding House or Hydropathic Establishment, To Let, immediate posses- ion; Block of Buildings on Promenade; lately occupied as Wesleyan College. Eight reception and thirty bedrooms, with bathroom, etc. Also '"eluded, building connected with the above, c°ntaining, large dining- hall, large recreation ^oorn, five other rooms, eight various offices. *^ent £ 240. Apply—J. M. PORTER, The Estate Ogee, Colwyn Bay. 354- COLWYN BAY.—To Let unfurnished, four or five bedrooms with one or more sittingrooms, ^omestic offices, etc. (being part of large house). J-entral situation. Rent moderate. Address, Z," Office of this paper. 363— TO LET.—Cadnant Villa, Conway, is three or -L minutes walk from the railway station, close ° the town, is very nicely situated, charming Vevv> n'ce ground in front and small garden in ■Je back, has two good entertaining rooms, one kitchen, three bedrooms, two attics, one scullery, One pantry, &c., &c. Apply to W. G. Williams, Chemist, Conway. 364-3 TO BE LET, at Colwyn Bay, House and Shop in Abergele Road. Also, two capital I^'las in splendid position. Apply, P. & H. Lewis, h°nway and Colwyn Bay. 365—6 Wanted. DRESSMAKING, wanted at once, several Apprentices, no premium, also Improvers 'out-door). Apply, Scott, Regent House, Grove -J^k^Colwyn Bay. 361— RANTED, a thorough General, able to cook V f V well, not under 30. Apply, X," Weekly 7VS Office, Conway. 364-3 APPRENTICE wanted for the Dress and -i X, Mantle Making. Mrs. France, Glan Conway. 365-3 ANTED.-Married couple(without children preferred) to live on premises. Man as garden and farm labourer. Apply, Gorphwysfa, ^l°n\va y. 365 — 1 To be Sold. FREEHOLD Land for sale by private treaty. Rare opportunity for workmen and others '° secure their own dwellings. 15 acres of freehold land in healthy locality and within 2? minutes walk of Colwyn Bay, sea and mountain Views. Unconditional sale. Price from sixpence Per yard. F or further particulars apply to Mr ^oses Williams, Bodfryn, Colwyn Bay. 321—52 BUILDING LAND for Sale, best site in Cohvyn Bay. Money to lend. Builders *jnanced. Apply, A. Roberts, Mortgage Broker, Public Hall, Colwyn Bay. 337— TAOG.-Daelishund for Sale. Send offers to T. WT. Post, Conway. Money. MONEY LENT PRIVATELY.—To Farmers,Tradesmen, 1 V 1 Lodging House Keepers and others, in sums of 1:; 10 lJp to £,00, ON BORROWERS' OWN NOTE OF HAND, without Sureties, at much lower rates than usually charged. lvepay- arranged to suit Borrowers' requirements. Extensive pl,s'iness done for 25 years past. No BILLS OF SALE TAKEN. "r Prospectus and Terms apply personally, or write to BORGE PAYNE, Accountant, 3, Crescent Road, Rhyl. Head u"Sce: 20, Kennedy Street, Manchester.—Established 1870. 52 /~5 to £ 1000 on your own security. No Bonds -required. Strictly private. No fees. To lespectable Householders, Farmers, Tradesmen, Lodging-house keepers, and others, Male or Female. Write or call. District Agent, 57, Wellington Road, Rhyl. 358-13 358—13 TV /T ONEY. —All persons in need of financial » X assistance and desirous of avoiding the uSual money lending channels, should apply to the HOUSEHOLDERS' AID SOCIETY, who are re- presented in Llandudno and its vicinity, by MR. IVi J. SARSON, Auctioneer, The County Auction rt Llandudno. LIO to £200 advanced thout delay. Reasonable interest and strictly Private. 364-52 Sales by Mr. F. A. Dew. F. A. DEW, AUCTIONEER, SURVEYOR, VALUER, AND LAND AGENT, Llewelyn Chambers, COLWYN BAY. Ten years (including five years' articles) with two of the largest firms of Land Agents in the country. AUCTIONS of Landed Estates, Freehold and Leasehold Business Premises, House Property, Building Land, Hotels, Live and Dead Farming Stock, Household Furniture, Pictures, Books, and Plate. VALUATIONS of Estates, Business Premises, Private Residences, Building Land, Standing Timber, Agricultural Property (including Tenant Right Valuations under Agreement or the Agri- cultural Holdings Act) Dilapidations, &c., and for Probate, Mortgage, Trustees, Business Transfers, Hotels, &c. MORTGAGES ARRANGED. SALES BY PRIVATE TREATY. HOUSES TO LET-Furnished & Unfurnished. Information given of Houses, Building Estates, Farms, Country Residences, and Business Pre- mises for Sale or to Let in all parts of North Wales. FIRE, LIFE, AND GENERAL INSURANCE AGENT. The Offices occupy the most prominent and central position in Colwyn Bay, thus affording unequalled publicity to all Auction Announce- ments FURNISHED HOUSES. Full particulars of Houses to Let Furnished during the Summer months in the following towns, will be sent free of charge on application stating requirements Colwyn Bay, Old Colwyn, Rhos and District, Conway, Llanfairfechan, Penmaenmawr, Bettws- y-coed, Tretriw, Llandudno and Deganwy, Rhyl and Abergele, Bangor, Beaumaris, and Menai Bridge. Dates of Forthcoming Sales. MORANEDD, MARINE ROAD, COLWYN BAY.—Sale of Furniture and Effects on the premises.—February nth and 12th, 1896. FOR SALE. BY PRIVATE TREATY. FREEHOLD.- Several very choice PLOTS of BUILDING LAND; also a large selection of Superior RESIDENCES, suitable for occupation or investment in Colwyn Bay and neighbourhood. HOUSES WANTED.—Almost daily applica- tions for furnished and Unfurnished Houses.— No charge made unless actual business results. MORTGAGES.—Wanted to advance at low interest on sound freehold investments, sums of £300, ^600, £ 800, and £ 1,200. FOR INVESTMENT.—Several substantially built and well let Residences for Sale, shewing 6 per cent interest on purchase money. Fire and Life Insurance in all its branches. Agent for the Alliance Fire and Life, the Man- chester Fire, the Norwich and London Accident, and other old established Offices. TO LET. FURNISHED. Several Houses in good positions in Colwyn Bay and neighbourhood. Rents varying accord- ing to accommodation. Full particulars of F. A. DEW as above. Scholastic. ART CLASSES. MISS HOLMES, Certified Art Mistress, South Kensington; Exhibitor at Manchester. Liverpool, Sonthport, etc.; Member of The Gwynedd Ladies' Art Society, Conway. RECEIVES Pupils for instruction in Drawing-, Shading, Painting in Oils and Water Col- our from Models, Casts and Natural Objects; Sketching from Nature, Modelling and Design. Class Days: Mondays, Wedtfesdays, and Saturdays. Special arrangements made for private lessons and for visitors. LARKFIELD, WOODLAND ROAD, COLWYN BAY. 326-52 ABERGELE DISTRICT COUNTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL. HRADMASTER: CHARLES A. WILLIAMS, M.A., London, Ph.D., Strassburg. MISTRESS: MISS I. HENRY Of Newnham College, Cambridge, Hist, Tripos, 1893; Certificated Cambridge Higher Local (Honours); South Kensington and Royal Academy Music; AND OTHER VISITING MASTERS. THE course of study will embrace sound modern education, preparation for marticu- tion at the Universities. Pupils will have the advantage of competing for the County exhib- itions. Terms, Zi 6s. 8d. per term— £ 4 per annum, inclusive of all school books and stationery. The fees will be reduced when more than one member of the same family attends the School. School opens September nth, 1895. For further particulars and forms of application for admission, apply- HEAD MASTER, INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL, 351- ABERGELE. High-Class Day School FOR GIRLS, DENHAM LODGE, LAWSON ROAD, COLWYN BAY. Principals: THE MISSES ROWLAND. Next Term commences Tuesday, January 21st, 1896. J J 360—7 T LANDUDNO AND CONWAY COUNTY L SCHOOL (DUAL), Recently Established under the Welsh Education Act. HEAD MASTER: J. M. ARCHER THOMSON, M.A., Formerly Exhibitioner at Clare College, Cam- bridge; Classical Honours, 1884. The First Term will commence on Monday, February 10th. Applications for admission should be made at once to the Hon. Clerk, Avallon Llandudno. Particulars respecting Boarders may be obtained from the Head Master. 363- "ADVERTISING is to business as a man well shod. without advertising a man will always plod." LONDON HOUSE, COLWYN BAY. J. O. JONES' Gigantic Sale of Surplus Stock V IS STILL PKOCEEDING. The ENORMOUS SUCCESS Of this Sale is unquestionably due to the STERLING QUALITY Of the Goods which are offered, and to the Genuine Reduction made in all Departments. Thus supported, J. O. J. has decided to make further concessions for the Coming' Week. Ladies may fully rely upon being amply repaid for a visit of inspection during this Sale. The Stock being unusually heavy and well assorted, character of the Goods so thoroughly well-known, further details is deemed unnecessary. Sale will continue until February 17th. ADDRESS: —————————————"———— J. O. JONES, London House, Colwyn Bay. W. H. SHEPPERD, ARTISTIC HOUSE DECORATOR, AUCTIONEER, VALUER, &C. Cash advanced on Household Furniture, Stock-in-Trade, &c., for absolute Sale. SALES CONDUCTED ON MODERATE TERMS. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS. WATERLOO HOUSE, COLWYN BAY. 342- ALBERT J. OLDMAN, AUCTIONEER, VALUER, AND ACCOUNTANT, HOUSE, LAND, AND ESTATE AGENT, Trinity Buildings, 26, Mostyn Street, LLANDUDNO, FIRE, LIFE, AND OTHER KINDS OF INSURANCES EFFECTED. FIRE LOSS ASSESSOR. SALES BY PUBLIC AUCTION, of every description of Property, including Household Furniture, Houses, and Landed Estates.- Persoila Ily undertaken in Town or Country upon the shortest notice, also by private treaty. PROMPT SETTLEMENTS. MORTGAGES ARRANGED. RENTS AND DEBTS COLLECTED. 313-52 Sale by Mr. Jeffrey Thomas. OLD COLWYN. IMPORTANT TO BUILDERS, INVESTORS, SPECULATORS, AND OTHERS. SALE OF CHOICE BUILDING SITES. MR. JEFFREY THOMAS is instructed by the Representatives of the late Mr. KYFFIN WILLIAMS, to SELL BY AUCTION, at the SHIP HOTEL, OLD COLWYN, on THURSDAY, 13th FEBRUARY, 1896, at 6.30 p.m., that most desirable Building Site called CAE PEN-Y-BRYN, COLWYN, abutting and fronting the New Road that is to be made at once, leading from Colwyn Station to Llanelian and Bettws, which must prove to be the nearest and the best thoroughfare to those places. The Land contains an area of 3,554 square yards, or thereabouts, and will be sold in two lots. For further particulars apply to Messrs. WM, JONES, PORTER & AMPHLETT, Solicitors, Colwyn Bay and Conway, or the AUCTIONEER, Colwyn Bay. Norwood, Promenade, Colwyn Bay, 23rd January, 1896. 365—1 N OTICE. AT a Meeting of the Owners and Ratepayers of the Borough of Conway, held under the Public Health Act, 1875, on the 20th day 01 January, 1896, at the Guild Hall, Conway, in the said Borough, the following Resolution was duly proposd, viz "That it is expedient the Mayor, Aldermen, "and Burgesses of this Borough do oppose the "London and North Western Railway Company's "Bl in the ensuing Session of Parliament, so far "as regards the construction of proposed works within the Borough and the closing-up of the ex- isting Road leading from the Llandudno Junction "Railway Crossing to Marl Lodge, and the substitution of a New Road in place thereof, so "as to enable the Town Council, if necessary, to "have the said Bill amended or otherwise, to Protect the interest of the inhabitants of the "Borough, and that the costs, charges and ex- penses in relation thereto be charged upon the "Borough Fund and the Conway Bridge Fund ln equal proportion," and the said Resolution was duly passed by a majority of the Owners and Ratepayers of the said Borough, who voted thereon at the said Meeting. Signed, HUMPHREY LEWIS, Summoning Officer. Dated this 20th day of January, 1896. 363-3 A TREAT. Public Hall, Colwyn Bay, NEXT MONDAY, FEB. ioth, FOR THREE NIGHTS ONLY. DR. JOHN MOORE'S GRAND PANTOMIME "THE FORTY THIEVES," Special Scenery and Mechanical Effects, Sparkling Music, Kaleidoscopic and Portrait Dances, Grand Ballet, &c., &c. A Grand Company of 25 Performers. Doors open at 7.3°, commence at 8. Grand Day Performance on Wednesday, February 12th. 365-1 Colwyn Bay Technical Instruction Classes, (In connection with the Science and Art Departments, South Kensington, London, and the County and District Councils). COMMITTEE. MR. JOHN ROBERTS, Chairman. REV. THOMAS PARRY, Vice-Chairman. REV. J. GRIFFITHS. REV. J. EDWARDS. MR. FRANCIS NUNN. MR. J. W. RICHARDS. „ E. OWEN. M. WILLIAMS. WM. JONES. R. EVANS. J. W. THOMAS. D. O. WILLIAMS. G. BEVAN. PERCY HIGNETS. W. H. ROBERTS. R. E. LORD, M.D. THE ?bove Committee intend holding- Classes from October, 1895, *° May, 1896, in Free- hand and Model Drawing, Light and Shade, Geometery and Perspective, at the Board School, Colwyn Bay (until the Infants' School be com- pleted). The Classes are instructed by MISS HOLMES, (Certificated Art Mistress), on Tuesday and Friday in each week, from 7 to 9 p.m. Fee for instruction in all or any subjects:—ONE SHILLING FOR THE WHOLE SESSION. Any further information from ASHTON BREMNER, Wynnstay Chambers, Hon. Sec. Colwyn Bay. 350— F. J. HOLMES, ACCOUNTANT, "LARKFIELD," WOODLAND ROAD, COLWYN BAY. Accounts written up, or audited. Correspondence attended to and Agencies undertaken. 338— Comforts ) UDIDGEA is a True Friend to 5 all Sufferers. # for it # Touches | the Spot 5 and 5 'SOOTHES THE l | ACHING PART.' 2 Wonderful as an i < OINTMENT or an 5 EMBROCATION. 5 5 For CHILBLAINS, CUTS, 5 CHAPPED HANDS or S FACE, RHEUMATISM, IN- Z FLUENZA, BURNS, SKIN DISEASES, SORES, &c. S Use and have relief at once. £ « Oi all Chemists, price ijiyi and 2,9 per 9 .2 and 2 per 4 box, or free by post for 1/3 and 3j- d from the HOMOCEA COMPANY Ltd., £ 33, Hamilton Square, Birkenhead. 358-13 M. & J. WILLIAMS, (PLAS MAWR), HIGH STREET, CONWAY. CABINET MAKERS, UPHOLSTERERS, COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS, IRONMONGERS, PICTURE-FRAME MAKERS, JOINERS, and OFFICE FITTERS. Undertakers. 252-521 It will Pay you to go there! "WHERE!" J. JARED WILLIAMS' Glass, China and Earthenware Warehouse, I BON MARCHE, BERRY STREET, CONWAY. 15 p.c. Cheaper than any other house in the county. pecialities: TOILET SETS, TEA SERVICES, DINNER SERVICES. List of Prices on Application 215- Dales9 GOLD MEDAL Dubbin Makes Boots and Harness waterproof as a duck's back and soft as velvet. Adds j three times to the wear a ii(i allows polishing Nineteen EXHIBITION HIGHEST AWARDS. Tins 2d., 4d., Is., and 2/6, of all Boot- makers, Saddlers, Iron- mongers, &e. 359-52 EGGS Per Dozen. Cunningham's Desiccated Egg Food. WE manufacture only one article, and were it not gooii we would lose your custom, our own money, and have to close our factory. CUNNINGHAM'S DESICCATED IEGG FOOD makes delicious Cakes and Custards. One Shilling Packet equals 36 eggs. Trial packet (with choice receipts), equal to 12 eggs, 6d. The advantage of Desiccated Egg Food over Custard Powder is, it not only makes richer custards, but can be used in place of eggs for making cakes. Certified pure and effective by LAWRANCE BRIANT, F.C.S.. F.R.M.S. Sold by Grocers and the Stores. Agents: CUNNINGHAM. Mfg. Co., 11, LIME STREET, E. C. 342-52
Births, Marriages, Deaths, &c. Announcements of Births, Marriages, Deaths, or In Memoriam," are inserted at the following charge: One Shilling if prepaid; One Florin if booked. No announcement will be inserted unless accompanied by the sender's real name and address (not for publi- cation, but merely as a guarantee of good faith). BIRTH. ROBERTS. On February ist, at Eirianfa, Conway, the Wife of D. Wynne Roberts, of a daughter.
COLWYN BAY. "DYFED" IS COMING !-Many will be pleased to learn that the popular bard Dyfed will shortly pay Colwyn Bay a visit, when he will lecture, on The Land of the Pyramids," at Engedi Schoolroom. WELSH CONGREGATIONAL TEA-PARTY AND CONCERT.—A successful tea-party and concert were held, at the Welsh Congregational Chapel, on Wednesday evening, January 29th, when the tables, which were most handsomely decorated with choice plants and cut-flowers, presented a charming effect. The lady attending to the hot- water arrangements was one who is always ready, namely, Mrs Williams (Oakfield); and, while mentioning this department, which is most essential to the making of a good cup of tea. we may (an behalf of the Church) thank Mr and Mrs Davies (Warwick House) for their courtesy on every occasion, in allowing free access to their domicile, where the chief portion of the success of these teas always lies. Taking charge of the provisions, were Mrs Roberts, 4, Railway-terrace; Mrs Williams, Plymouth Villa;, Mrs Davies, Warwick House; Mrs Davies, Rose Villa; and Miss Davies, Devon House. The following ladies presided at the various tables :—The Misses E. and B. Williams, 7, Rhiw Bank Terrace; Mrs Roberts, Llys Gelert; Miss M. E. Jones, 1, Ivy Street; Mrs Evans, 6, Ivy Street; Miss Maggie Rowlands, Glyn; Mrs Lloyd, Pendorlan Miss Mattie Lloyd; Mrs Williams, Ellerslea; Miss Owen, ditto; Miss Owen, Bodavon; Miss Davies, Rose Villa; Mrs Williams, Edern House; Miss Williams and Miss M. A. Williams, ditto; Mrs Elias Jones, The Towers; and Miss Jones, Nant Eirias. At six o'clock, a special table was arranged for the lady-assistants, etc., and this table was most gracefully presided-over by Mr R. J. Roberts (The Tea Exchange), who, by the way, was the caterer on this occasion, and everyone were loud in their praises of the ex- cellent quality of the comestibles. There was also a goodly muster of friends to tea, yet there was one absent whom all missed, and that person was the Pastor, who is (we are sorry to say) unable, through ill-health, to leave his room. At seven o'clock, a concert was presided-over by the Rev Thomas Parry, J.P., A.C.C., the pro- ceedings opening with the hymn Marchog Iesu yn llwyddianus," Miss Nellie Lloyd (Colwyn) afterwards playing a pianoforte solo so skilfully that a repetition was demanded. Miss Dilla Williams (Ellerslea) following, gave a capital recitation entitled "The Road to Heaven," which was listened-to with rapt attention. The presid- ent then addressed the meeting, after which the Conway Party rendered" Glannau Afon Dyfr- dwy," and were warmly applauded. Miss Mattie Lloyd, with her song, scored an encore. Only one Party entered for the competition in singing the congregational tune "Coetmor" and were awarded the prize; the Conductor was Master Johnnie Davies, Grove Road. The Conway Party then gave a dialogue entitled Ty anrhefnus ar foreu Sul." The anthem "Arglwydd dysg i mi dy lwybrau," was given by the Chapel Choir; the song, "Y dyddiau gynt," by Mr R. J. Roberts, —a fine rendering of this new song of Dr Parry's. An anthem, Ei Seren Ef," was then rendered by the Choir, Mr Davies (Warwick House) being the composer. The part-song Difyrwch y Tylwyth Teg," given by the Conway Party, was decidedly good; a dialogue followed, entitled Lie y mae'r ewyllys y mae'r gallu." Miss Mattie Lloyd gave an exquisite rendering of "Coming thro'the Rye," and received an encore. The glee" Welai sêr yr hafaidd nos," was very well rendered by the Conway Glee Party, who very effectively gave the dialogue Ty trefnus ar foreu Sul." Miss E. C. Williams (Conway) gave a very expressive rendition of that touching recitation The Selling of the Slave." The Rev T. C. Roberts proposed a vote of thanks to the tea-makers, artistes, and the chairman, and this was carried nem. dis., Mr Lloyd (Pendorlan) seconding the resolution. A most successful concert, ended with the Welsh National Anthem. CAREY HOUSE DEACONESSES' INSTITUTE.—On Tuesday, February 4th, at Chester Bankruptcy Court, Walter Simon Jones, stationer, Northgate Street, Chester, who formerly managed the affairs of the Carey House Deaconesses' Institute, Colwyn Bay, came up for his adjourned public examination. In reply to the Assistant Official Receiver (Mr Hugh Roberts), the debtor stated that the Carey House Institute originated with him, and was sanctioned by the Ebenezer Chapel, Chester. Carey House was supposed to hold seven deacons, and, with the servants, he should think that there would he ten people in it. Asked what was the reason why Mr Greenhouse, Manager of the Chester Branch of the North and South Wales Bank, suggested that he should reduce his overdraft, the debtor stated that his overdraft was £ 1400, and he told Mr Greenhouse that £ 900 of that had been lent to the Carey House and Ebenezer Chapel without security. Mr Greenhouse asked him to reduce his over- draft, he believed, because he was foolish enough to lend money without any security. Between £ 500 and £ 600 was due by the Carey House people 10 him. He had rendered an account of the money received by him in connexion with a bazaar in aid of Carey House, held in July, 1804, to the Committee of Carey House and Mr Mackenzie, the treasurer. At that time he was practically sole manager of everything in connexion with Carev House. Mr Mackenzie was treasurer, but the debtor found the money. He resigned the duties of financial secretary and receiver in the latter part of 1895. His wife had contributed j £ 8oo to Carey House and Ebenezer Chapel, and he protested against iK being placed to the credit of his estate. That was in addition to what h,' had paid, and it was all gone.- The examinati was adjourned, the debtor being ordered to furnish some accounts that he had neglected to submit. THE DATE OF NEXT COLWYN BAY CONFIRMA- TION.— It is announced that the Lord Bishop of St Asaph purposes to hold a Confirmation at St Paul's Church, Colwvn Bay, at 3.0 p.m. on April ist. A TREAT. -Palit,);Ill ilit' will be the order of the day here next week. For three nights and a matinee. Children of all ages are to have the chance of lively amusement, "The Forty Thieves" having been chosen whereby to fix the fact that Christmas does come once a year even to Colwyn Bay. According to pi ess opinions from the large Lancashire's towns where this new rendering by Hae Collier and Edward Neville of the immortal and delightful old story has been staged during the past five weeks. This pantomime is a good one, and Dr John Mooie's Company has been drawing large houses and dl,illgexcellent business with it, and the novel dances and variety special- ities introduced have been highly appreciated. The authors themselves appear in leading parts, and Mr Isaac J. South, the composer of the music, is the musical conductor. COLWYN BAY LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC SOC- IETY.- The fourth meeting of the above-named Society, was held, on Tuesday evening, February 4th, at the English PI eshyterian Church, the subject being a lecture, "v Mr. G. P. Jenkins, F.R.A.S. (Vice-President of the Astronomical Society of Wales), on "The Moon as seen Through the Telescope." There was a large attendance of members and friends, and the lecture was listened-to throughout with the closest attention and interest. The subject matter was illustrated by lantern slides of phon ographs of lunar scenery (shown with the oxy-hydroen light) many of which had been taken by the lecturer himself. After dealing with vaious popular fallacies regarding the Moon and her functions, the lecturer proceeded to deal with the surface of the satellite. The highly-interesting slides shown, gave an excellent idea of 1 lie physical conformation of the Moon's surface. particularly of the various ciaters, the volcanic origin of which was indicated by comparing them with a striking photograph of Vesuvius (taken from above). Vast lunar Alps, and valley and rock figures, were also pointed out.—A hearty vote of thanks was unanimously accorded to Mr. Jenkins, for his highly instructive and interestinglecture, after whichthe proceedings terminated. THE RATING OF MANSIONS.—In view of the contentions brought forward at the recent assess- ment appeals at Colwyn Bay, the following ex- tract from the Builder, will he found of local interest:—"The ratable value of country houses based on their letting value is singularly un- certain a thing which enhances the value in the opinion of one man has no effect on the mind of another. At the present time the question is probably more difficult than it ever was, since a country mansion may leap from a useless en- cumbrance to a valuable rent-producing property, or it may do exactly the reverse. There are plenty of examples of this: there are houses which have been mere weights on their onwers' shoulders until some mercantile millionaire ap- pears who desires to live in a large country place, and who is willing to give a good price for what, after all, is not an article always to be had. If a country house, for instance, has been almost closed for five years, and has been absolutely a burden to the owner, and at the end of this time a wealthy personage from South Africa chooses to take it and to pay a large rent for what has called "one of the stately homes of England," is that house to be rated on the present rental, or bearing in mind the previous absence of*rental? Any amount of ingenuity may be exercised in such an argument. According to the Act of William IV., the rate is to be bassed on an esti- mate of the net annual value, that is to s,of the rent at which the property might be reasonably expected to let from year to year. But can the actual rent, in the example which we have given, be regarded as the rent which may reasonably be expected when a year before not half the amount could have been obtained.? THE COLWYN BAY MAIN ROADS.—At the Denbighshire County Council's quarterly meeting, at Wrexham, on Friday, January 31st, under the presidency of Alderman Samuel Moss, a discussion took place with reference to paying the Colwyn Bay Urban District Council the sum of £460, in discharge of the balance of the claim of £ 731 19s 3d., in respect of the maintenance of the main roads.—Alderman Thomas Parry (Colwyn Bay) protested against this reduction, and an amendment was moved and seconded to the effect that the full sum claimed he paid but this was defeated by a very large majority.—Alderman Parry intimated that the decision would be appealed against to the Local Government Board. -On the recommendation of the Technical Instruction Committee, it was resolved to make the following grants for 1895-96 :—Denbigh Town Council, £30; Wrexham Town Council, £114; Colwyn Bay Urban District Council, L25 Aber- gele, .£30; Llangollen Urban District Council, £ 35 Ruthin Town Council, £ 25 total, £259. CHOICE BUILDING-SITES ON SALE NEXT THURS- DAY.—Mr. Jeffrey Thomas will offer for sale by auction, on Thursday, February 13th, at the Ship Hotel, Old Colwyn, the choice building-sites called Cae Penybryn, Old Colwyn. See our advertising columns. METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATORY, COLWYN BAY. Week ending Saturday, Feb. ist, 1896. Mean Temperature for the week 44-9 I Total Hours of Sunshine.. 20 hrs. 30 min. Maximum Temperature 54"8 | Total Rainfall o-i7in. Minimum Temperature 39*2 j Mean j Maximum Minimum Daily Humidity. Sunshine.! Rainfall. Temper- Temper- Temper- Per Inches. Wind, ature. ature. ature. Cent. H. M. Sunday 54 8 3g'6 46-7 79 5 10 '01 E. Sunday 54 8 3g'6 46'7 79 5 10 '01 E. Monday 53*8 49-5 51-7 i 77 I 2 20 I '16 S. Tuesday. 46'2 39'7 41 9 j 71 I 7 I W. Wednesday. 47's 40^7 44-1 S5 60 W. Thursday 45*4 40'8 43-4 77 W. Friday 44-8 42-3 43-6 74 S.W. Saturday 45-3 39-2 42 2 71 S. I The humidity is given in percentages, 100 per cent. meaning that the air contains as much moisture as it can under the existing conditions of temperature and pressure.