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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. 10.30 a.m. daily, Matins. St. Agnes 6.0 p.m. English service. Wesleyan Methodist Citapet.-(Eiigliisti Services).- Next Sunday: Morning 11.0, evening 6.30, Mr Marshall. 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. loq- ALDERMAN MOSTYN. -Alderman the Hon. H. Lloyd-Mostyn, J.P., A.C.C., is at present at Dolgelley, at the camp of the Carnarvonshire and Merionethshire Militia, of which he is one of the Majors. A PATHETIC INCIDENT AT CONWAY.—On Friday forenoon, May 22nd, the remains of Mrs Ellen Mary Thomson, of The Mount, Chelsey (Staffordshire), and formerly of Willinore Hall (Hopton), and relict of the late Mr John Thomas Thomson, C.E., of Settle (Yorkshire), were interred in Conway Cemetery, In the grave ot her only child, Mr Humphrey James Thomson (one of the eight victims of the Conway boating disaster of August 20th, 1890), from the shock of whose sudden death Mrs Thomson, who was recently staying a few weeks at Colwyn Bay for her health, had never recovered. A melancholy interest attaches to the funeral owing to the circum- stances ot the disaster referred-to. In August, 1890, two young Birmingham Medical students, accompanied by two young lady acquaint- ances, named Varcoe, availed themselves of the sailing of an outward-bound vessel trom Conway to have a sail as far as the Bar. They were accompanied by four Conway boatmen. They all returned in the pilot-boat, which, the sea being choppy, was capsized close in shore. Every soul on board was drowned, their bodies being recovered at widely- separated intervals of lime and place, the body of one young lady being picked up a fortnight later off the mouth of the river Dee. Among the victims of the disaster was young H. J. Thomson, who stripped to the waist, had evidently made a desperate effort to save one of the young ladies, whose body was found close to his on the beach, and whose watch and a few trinkets were found in his trousers pocket. He was buried at Conway because, as the Liverpool Daily Post correspondent was informed at the time, when quite a boy he had been taken by his mother on a visit to North Wales, and was so delighted with the beauty of the little Cemetery at Conway that he said to his mother, If ever I die, mother, I should like to be buried here." His wish was fulfilled, and now his widowed mother lies buried in the same grave as her son. The funeral was private, and the body was met at Conway railway-station by the Vicar (Rev J. P. Lewis), who officiated through- out, part of the service being read in St. Agnes's Church Mr Evan Evans (Harbour-master), father of one of Mr H. J. Thonhon's tellow- viclims and the undertaker (Mr John Griffiths, of Conway), who had buried Mrs Thomson's son. The eight bearers were the Conway fishermen (three of whom had lost relatives in the disaster) who had carried Mr H. J. Thomson's body to his grave. The chief mourners were Miss Trubshaw (sister), Mr William Blackshaw (Borough Surveyor of Stafford), Mr Walter Blackshaw (Assistant Borough Surveyor of Croydon), and Miss Blackshaw (Stafford). The coffin was of un- polished oak, and bore brass mountings and name-plate, the engraved inscription upon the latter being Ellen Mary ihomson, Born August 17th, 1833, Died May 18th, 1896." THE CONWAY NURSING FUND.—The offertories at the Church Parades at the Conway Morta brigade camp on Whit-Sunday, were divided between the Volunteer benevolent Association and the Conway Nursing Fund. AN OPEN-AIR SERVICE.—At five o'clock on Whit-Sunday afternoon County-Alderman Edward Jones opened with prayer a service on Conway Quay, the preacher being the Rev. R. Lewis (Liatidudiio). This service is one of a series of united services arranged to be held each Sunday (weather permitting) by the tour Nonconformist denominations in Conway. QUICK WORK BY LOCAL CONTRACTORS.— Messrs Jones and Son, Melbourne House, Conway, have fairly eclipsed the record in water- pipe-laying for Volunteer camp purposes. By a very special effort, with a large staff of men under the personal supervision of Mr E. Loyd Jones, no less than 3800 yards of piping (inclusive of 800 yards four-inch cast-iron mams; were laid within six days on Conway Morfa, the contract being carried out under the inspection of the Borough Surveyor (Mr T. B. Harrington, C.E.). Work was commenced on the Morfa at ten o'clock on Monday morning, May 18th, and at 11.0 p.m. on May 21st, after a long day of seventeen hours, almost continuous work, the water commenced to be supplied through the mains, over two thousand yards ot smaller supply pipes being laid in the next two days. It is understood that Mr Loyd Jones was informed on Whit-Wednesday that the new permanent system of water-supply was much appreciated by the authorities of the Brigade camp on Conway Morfa, and that it was a great improvement upon the temporary systems ot previous years. LLANDUDNO NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD. The plan of the Llandudno National Eisteddfod Pavilion may be seen at Messrs R. E. Jones & Bros., Rose Hill Street, Conway, where seats may be booked.

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