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FISHGUARD. Window Transparent Papers in all shades, may be had at the Echo Newsagency— High-street and West-street. BICYCLES.—Twelve Second Hand Cycles, in good order, to be sold cheap. Prices from £:2 to £4. Come early and secure the bargains.—Note the address, J. W. EVANS, Ironmonger, Fishguard COAL.Now due, a cargo of Best Large House Coal, 20S per ton. ex-ship.Cuthbert Thomas, Fishguard.—Advt. WEDDING.—On Tuesday morning, July gth, the marriage of Miss Blodwen James, fourth daughter of Capt and Mrs W James, Lower Fishguard, to Mr Joseph Hughes, son of Mrs M Hughes, 21 Church Street, Aberdovey, took place at the Welsh Baptist Chapel, Castle Street, London. Rev Herbert Morgan, B.A., pastor, officiated. The bride was handsomely dressed in white and carried a bouquet of flowers. She was given away by her brother in-law, l\r James H Evans, Sudbury, and was attended as bridesmaids by Miss James and Mrs James H Evans, sisters. Mr Ewart Edinburgh, acted as best man. Several friends attended at the Church to witness the ceremony. The reception was held at Gwalia Hotel, Upper Woburn Place, where a large number of friends sat down to breakfast. Those present included Mr Goronery, Newport; Mr D James, Aberdovey; Miss Evans, Fishguard Miss Evans, Wemblev; Miss Smith, Wimbley Park; Rev Herbert Morgan, B.A., and others. The married couple were the recipients of congratulatory I telegrams and a large number of presents. Mr and Mrs Hughes left in the afternoon for Folkestone amid showers of confetti. BAD LANGUAGE.—At Hermon Chapel on Sunday morning last the Rev Dan Davies (pastor) referred in earnest terms to the pre- vailing habit among young people in the town of using bad language. The idea that young people congregate on the Square and other public places and used low and filthy language was a disgrace to themselves and he earnestly appealed to all to use their good influence in order to check the unmanly habit-a habit that was as disgraceful to those who used it as a dishonour to God. MUSICAL SUCCESSES.-At the Carmarthen Musical Examination Centre of the London College of Music, with Mr J D Rowle, Mus. Bac., London, as examiner, Miss Lilly Rosser, A.L.C.M., the daughter of P.-s. and Mrs Rosser, presented four of her pupils, all of whom "gained certificates, Miss Florence Reynhart, Wallis Street, gaining the highest number of marks of any pupil presented from the three counties. The following were Miss Rosser's pupils :—Elementary section, Miss Lily Patterson, Wallis Street, and Miss Reynhart, passed with honours the latter has gained a special prize. Primary section Miss Florence E James, Lower Town, and Miss Blanch Brazlev, West Street. The results reflect great credit upon Miss Rosser's skill as musical teacher, besides enhancing her as a musician, for which she is in high repute. Her four pupils deserve generous praise for their aptitude, and with their"tutor are to be h«artily congratulated. BATHING.— Last week's fine weather caused the regular bathers to take full advantage of the facilities offered for sea bathing. Every morning and during the day Llanpit has rarely been vacated. Last Friday afternoon Mr 0 Gledhill, the head master of the County School, conducted a swimming class, com- prising all the pupils who desired to learn the most commendable art at Llanpit. There was a fair proportion of the scholars, but swimmers were, however, not so numerous as in previous years. This should be remedied by the pupils themselves, because everyone occupying a place on this Island home should lose no time in acquiring the art of swimming As a tonic there is nothing to equal sea- bathing in sunny weather. For the com- plexion bathing is par excellence. ON THE WRONG SID E.-One morning last week a very amusing incident occurred at the bathing-place. The early bathers were forestalled by a dame from the hills, who was sitting on the platform bathing her feet. Two or three of the sterner habitues were dis- robing, but seeing that the occupant of the platform did not move one said, This is the men's side, the other is for women 0 come you, sir, I'll close my eyes while you get into the water, I'm quite used to it;' the woman said with an indifferent air. That is not it replied one of the bathers, you know you are on the wrong side."—It was not until both the bathers had plunged into the water that the woman took herself off. ROUND THE HARBOUR AT gi.-On Monday afternoon last, accompanied by her eldest and youngest grand-daughters, Miss S. M. and Miss Lizzie Thomas, Mrs Lydia Griffiths of The Goodwick House bakery and con- fectionery, West Street, went on a tour of inspection of the new harbour at Goodwick. By the kind permission of the officials the wheel-chair, in which the venerable of 91 was seated perfectly upright, was allowed to cross the metals and go along the quay wall by the turbine St David. The ingenuity and skill of man" she remarked, as the fine vessels, the quay equipment, and 21 ton crane were explained to her, is indeed marvellous." From the quay Mrs Griffiths was able to see the station clock and tell the time to the minute so wonderfully good is her sight, des- pite her years. At the refreshment rooms she enjoyed a cup of tea, at the bookstall the interested nonegenaridtn made several pur- chases, and, after a visit to the sub-way, was wheeled up the road towards the Wyncliffe. The old lady described the stores and the number of times she had visited them in the years when fishing was the staple industry. h There was some splendid apple trees here," she remarked when in the front of Ivy Cottage. There they are," said Miss Thomas, Ah, yes, but the road has been cut through them. Memories of the past flooded the mind. Goodwick and Duffryn afforded her food for reflection. The engine sheds, the numerous new shops and changes everywhere filled the good soul with surprise. As shewing her powers of endurance she replied when asked at the top of Windy Hall, "I'm not a bit tired." This was after the whole afternoon in the broiling hot sun and the jostling of the wheel-chair. Without a doubt Mrs Griffiths is the oldest person that has ever toured the harbour. The Cardiff and London Daily Papers al- ways on sale at the Echo Newsagancy- High-street and West-street. BAD LANGUAGE.—On Sunday morning last at the Parish Church, in concluding a pointed sermon, which drew wrapt attention, the Vicar referred briefly to the paragraph in last week s Echo on bad language. They must accept the statement, he said, that bad language was far too frequent, yet he had not hear.d it used. But in looking for a cause he asked if it were not to some extent due to taking the Bible out of the day-schools ? "Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips that they speak no guile," was the precept given in the Book they would have banished from the day schools.-On Sunday evening the Vicar again dealt with the subject in measur- ed, earnest manner. He pointed out the im- portance of the building—the human temple. It was the first permanent structure to God's glory and the chief event in the reign of Solomon. The temple had been looked upon in subsequent ages as the source of inspiration to architects in designing houses of worship. The noteworthy feature was the preparation of all materials. In majestic silence was the edifice reared; silence was the wonderful mark of its erection. From that silence the Vicar ably deduced the lessorlS that the souk of men are prepared here on earth in conflict and struggle for the living temple, which God erects in silence in the world beyond the grave. This world was the place of prepara- tion and the work was to be that of grace, but as men cannot possibly live or die to themselves alone every man had some part in shaping and influencing the lives of those with whom lie came in contact. Referring to the prevalent habit of using bad language the rev gentleman characterised it as disgrace- ful. To take His name in vain was profane to ridicule a fellow-being's infirmity or slior coming was despicably mean and cowardly, repulsive to all right-minded beings. e ventured to remind those guilty of the bane- ful habit of the words of the Saviour, With what measure ye deal it shall be measured to you again." They might be assured of the fact that while they were ridiculing others some would be paying measure for measure. The act itself was a sign of their own weak- ness in the lack of good sense, in their thought for others and their failings. He hoped, in conclusion, that for the sake of the town's fair fame the habit would cease. MUSICAL.—Miss Agnes Parry, (sister to Mrs C E Slocombe and Mrs B Slocombe, Fish- guard), the Welsh-American soprano, aIltJ who is a second year student at the Acadamy of Music, has just been success u in securing the highest possible honour or which second year students can enter, viz., the silver medal. Last year Mis^ the bronze medal with honours. an^ won VISITORS.—Friends are pleased tc. Mr James Reynolds on his annual from Portugal, also the Rev Evans W'f 1011 curate of the Welsh Church, Liverpo¿i:- Jenkins, West Street, assistant at a c J drapery establishment and Mr S Slocombe from the Newport (Mon.) oflice and an ardent disciple of old Isk Walton. GENERAL BOOTH.—Fishguardians are looki ing forward with much pleasure to the visit: of General Booth early m August. On Sat- urday the General covered 106' miles between Grantham and Hull. Fifty miles out of Grantham a tyre gave way, and the roadside was converted into a workshop. Hurry now IVacle Come on said the General. Begrimed with oil and dust, George Wade, the General's driver, kept hammering away. Come on now, Wade. What do you let your tyres get punctured for ? We'll be late. Come on!—Then the General, with his characteristic inquisitiveness, launched into a discussion of crops with a farmer. Crops are good, are they ? Wouldn't it be more productive to have many small farms than a few large ones ? Is not hand labour as good as machine labour ? were a few of General Booth's questions.—The tyre repaired, the procession continued, only to be blockaded at a village further on. Wagons had been drawn across the street to compel the General' to stop and speak. Let the General speak to us and we will remove the wagons! Shouted a villager, so the General spoke.— Come on now, Wade, let her fly, or we shall be late," urged the General, nervously twitching his fingers as the car again pro- ceeded. Being late is a fault which he abhors He was scheduled to be at Hull at 4.30 p.m. To be there at that time was as essential to him as keeping the golden rule. His followers at Hull were not kept waiting, SUNDAY REVELS ON PENSLADE.—Writes a Spectator "—" Last Sunday, Penslade or rather Llanpit, and vicinity was the scene of much "continental" conduct. In the first instance the bathing place was made the convenience of quite a number of youths, whose unwholesome habits converted the cove into a filthy nook. On Monday morn- ing three lads were observed mischievously depositing dirt in the centre of the upper steps leading to the place reserved for the fair bathers. Surely, such disgusting pranks are to be condemned no parents with any pretence to respectability would encourage habits so vulgar in their children. If fields and rural seclusions are thus made use of, places which people use for disrobing and robing might be immune. Then in respect to boating exercise. Must the Sabbath day, the most sacred of the seven to all classes, be transformed into a bedlam by the boating fraternity for the sake of a few competitors at the forthcoming regatta ? Is there no other time during the long evenings and Saturday afternoons in which to practice ? The famil- iar verse A Sabbath well spent brings a week of content is just as applicable to-day as ever it was, while the Sabbath profan'd brings its train of self will and sorrow as surely as we live. Most of those who were indulging in boating competition last Sunday were old enough and possessed of common- sense enough to know better, some of them even being members in our churches. I he evil that men do often live after them, and the pernicious example they set to the younger and rising generation cannot be any other than detrimental, imposing grave responsi- bility upon those guilty of such conduct. Competition in itself may be innocent enough, but is the language, that usually finds free vent during the race, becoming or even res- pectable? We appeal to their better nature because, apparently, the other influences are futile and ineffective. Do not, for the sake of Fishguard's fair name, cast an indelible blot upon the place. We have as yet no factories in which the people are pent up from morn till night during the period of January to December. There is ample time for the essential recreation for health and pleasure, so that one day at least should be kept in a decorous and christian-like manner. TOWER HILL CHAPEL.—On Sunday even- ing last Miss Bowen, B.Sc., (County School), occupied the pulpit at the C.M. Chapel, Tower Hill, preaching a very able sermon. THE new landlord of the Farmers' Arms" is Mr Alf Williams, formerly a diver on the Harbour Works. Mr Williams is married to the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs Lewis, formerly of the "Fishguard Arms." The Girls' Friendly Society will hold its annual tea treat on Friday at Parkymorfa, weather permitting. Funeral.—The mortal remains of the late Capt W H Davies, of the Farmers' Arms, were interred on Thursday last in the Baptist Cemetery. The Rev Thomas Garnon officiat- ed very impressively. There was a large at tendance of relatives and sympathisers. Mrs Davies, the widow, and little children, are now staying at Dinas with relatives. Police Drill.—For the past two Tuesdays the sergeants and constables of the Northern Division, under Supt Brinn, have paraded on the cricket-field at Cefn-y-dre, for the plir- pose of drill. The squad of stalwarts exe- cuted some smart actions, despite their abnormally heavy footwear and clothing. Old 'Sol' too, smiled beami«gly and shimmat- ed on the company of sturdy officers, so that their pores dropped fatness and wetness simultaneously yet they smiled, and filed singly and doubly in excellent and precise style. Some of them had cycled no less than 17 miles to reach the parade ground under broiling conditions. As the Policeman pote' puts it. At work or play right gallantly they lay into their game." This latter word, be it understood, does not refer to rabbit or game-pie for which the city copper is said to have a weakness, particularly when compounded by the 'Cook.' The Pembroke- shire Constabulary in the North would scorn such trifles for the simple reason they exist 'on more substantial fare. But humour aside, as'a force the Pembrokeshire Police are hard to beat, while as guardians of law and order and thoroughly good men the community has rea- son to feel proud of them. Vestry. Messrs D Rees and D Cornock in virtue of their office as overseers for the urban area, have issued notices convening a vestry meeting to be held at the church-vestrv room on Monday evening next, at 7.30, to consider the application of the Urban Council to the Local Government Board for certain powers at present vested in the vestry and which cannot be trans- ferred to the Council without a resolution from the vestry. Illness.—On Saturday last, Mrs Evans, the venerable and devoted wife of Capt Titus Evans, Tyrhos, underwent a rather serious surgical operation—the removal of an external growth of considerable size from the head—which we are pleased to state was entirely successful, and the esteemed patient is already approaching convalescence. The removal of the growth was performed by an eminent surgeon from Cam- bridge. Cattle Show Concert.—As will be seen by an advertisement of the Cattle Show Concert in another column the world-renowned bari- tone, Mr Emlyn Davies, R.A.M., of London, has been specially engaged for the concert. The very mention of Mr Davies' name is suffi- cient to warrant a rich musical treat.—Tickets will be on sale on and after Saturday next. Lawn Tennis.—Last Saturday a most interest- ing and enjoyable match took place on the couits of the Fishguard and Goodwick LawnTenais.CiUb between teams selected from the members of the Club and the Officers of the 2nd Battalion Wilt- shire Regiment now encamped at Rosebush. The match resulted in a win for the Club by four events to two. Although this is the correct de- scription of the outcome of the piay, and it U also reflected in the fets played, the Club winning 8 and the Wiltshire Legiment 6, it is curious to notice from the appended scores that whereas fn the aggregate the Club won 70 games they lost 71 to their opponents. Scores .—The Rev. CL Nightingale and Mr. R. p. Lewis, beat Captain li. M. 1. billson and Mr. A. C. Macor tr T F»EA t^ptain H. B. Fisher and «ru- 1' Wallis 6~1> 7—5. Mr. A. O. Robins and Mr. H. I). John3 lost to Captain Sharp and Mr. Monis 2-6, 2-6; beat Captain E. L. W. Henslow and Mr M. H. Beattie 2-6,6-2,7-5. Dr. W. Williams and Mr. J. 1\1 I Guild heat Captain E W. Henslow and Air. M. H. Beanie 6-3, 2-6, 8-6, and lost to Captaia R. M. T. Gillson and Mr. A. C. Magor5—7, b Crickpt.—On Saturday last a cricket match took place on the Cefnydre field between teams captained respectively, by the ReV' • v^Us, and Mr. S. J. Pitt, and resulted in a win for the latter's team by one ran, t^escoie being-Mr. E\*ns' team, 72; Pitt s team, 73. On Satur- day next the local to ^averfoidwe»t to play the county town s tearn. Annual Tea Wednesday afternoon and evening, the hist break in the glorious sunuy weather experienced of late, the Church Sunday School members and National scholars held their annual tea treat. All arrangements had been completed previously for holding the joyous event on Maesgwynne held, kindly placed i att he dis- posal of the Church by Mr B G Llewhelin. Early in the morning there were opaque signs which forebudeo anything from a broiling hot day to a thunderstorm. For a brief interval, however, the sun burst through the gloom, then disappeared for, t he rest of the d ry. At noon rain commenced to descend, continuing heavily during the retnaiader of the day. The vic-u, church wardens, sup?riu- tendent el Sunday Scuool, and headin «ster of day school, together with a host of loyal helper. i l- cluding sidesmen, te-ichers, and rumerous others were v p re, f i) i z- f (I f r bub "Jupiter Piuvnrj" assumed possession of things n:eteorological :d gained the contest ajjaimt old 41 Sol." Uu-ier the circumstances recourse was made to the schools, which, duiitur the ensuing eight hours, re-echoed with the shou laughter aild- fun fro:i several hundreds of iveniles, whose voices were rttuned to harp lting, musical measure. In the boys' dep"rt- "nt those ptedf-jafcly loyal church ladits, whu \e invariably rallied to the fray whenever nSsary in the interests of church aud children, ^Nncsent in full foice dfconning tabhs with j ? p, fiKjd and other essentials. Right earne.-t- £ ,aidiligently did they perform their labours ? and soon the younger scholars were enjoy- ing tocgome aJ1,eri5cies to their hearts' content, ie i:rr a pictuie f verve and joyous animatiG Tea j; aud cl,{hi p1aced J;4Je> ™ fo l^indulyrd in, the Vicar and Mrs Evans a. sis ( jloyai making the na st of the erunpe co'^tions Gf Later, an i;piomptu. concert a oiu wholesome amnsemeub for s^ma time, the w I", proceedings beirg un nin ou-Jy voted excellen. eyery rfsp?st. — should bo mentioned th it^ Hanies> Treb ne,t a,nenm,]„ supplied, fiee the mi!k direct from the farm.

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