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CONWAY. A GOOD PLACE FOR BOOTS.—For the best and cheapest of all classes of boots and shoes, go to Joseph Jones, Compton House. Castle-street, Conway. Best shop for repairs. Agent for K Boots and other best Brands. JOHN M'GILP, practical watchmaker and jeweller. Watches, clocks, jewellery, spectacles, and .salver-plate repaired. Address High-street, Conway. 1573 A MAGNIFICENT GIFT—Mr Albert Wood, J.P., D.L., Bodlondeb, has added one more to his many generous acts towards the old Parish Church of Conway, by intimating to the Rev. J. W. Roberts (Vicar) his readiness to present a new organ for the use of the old church, to take the place of the present one, which is noW at the disposal of the Vicar and wardens. It is -understood that the or,-an will be a magnificent one, and will have twice the power of the pre- sent instrument. DEATH AND FUNERAL.—The death took place on Saturday afternoon of Mrs. Mary Hughes, widow of the late Captain Hughes, Carnarvon, who resided with her daughter, Mrs. Evans, London House, Conway. The deceased lady was 73 years of age. The funeral took place at the Tabernacle C.M. Cemetery on Tues- day, when the Revs. Gwynedd Roberts, S. T. Jpines, and J. O. Jones officiated. The chief mourners were Mrs. Evans (daughter), Mrs. Jones, Dolwyddelen (daughter/; the Rev. Mr. Hughes and Mrs. Hughes, Stockport (son and daughter-in-law), Miss Gwladys Evans (grand- daughter), and other relatives. Wheni in good health the deceased lady was a faithful attenu- ant at the Carmel C.M. Chapel. PREACHING MEETINUo.—The annual preaching meetings of the Calvinistic Methodists of Carmel Chapel were commenced on Sunday, and carried on throughout the week. The at- tendance was quite up to the average, and the sermons were greatly appreciated. On Sunday morning the Rev. Owen Evans, Colwyn Bay, preached, and in the afternoon and evening of the same day, and on Monday evening the pulpit 'was occupied by the Rev. Dr. J. C. Moelwyn Hughes, M.A. On Tuesday evening the Rev. R. R. Hughes, Holyhead, officiated, and last evening (Wednesday) the Rev. T. O. Jones, Mold, preached. To-morrow (Thursday) evening the Rev. J. H. Williams, Llangefni, W1,. officiate. A DOCTOR'S HEROISM.—The Western !N Mail gives an account of a thrilling fire which occurred in the bottom of No. I (downcast)_ Pit, Penrhiwceiber, in which 30 men were imprison- ed. The local doctOTS were summoned, and among them was Dr. Sam Foulkes, son of the late Mr. Thomas Foulkes, who immediately de- scended' the shaft after the occurrence and, ren- dered valuable assistance to those who had been somewhat overcome by smoke. The Western Mail correspondent om the Sunday found, Dr. Foulkes, who worked so hard all through. Satur- day morning attending to the victims, was un- well owing to the effects, of the fumes which he had to encounter in his search for the injured. RURIDECANAL.—On Monday a ruri- decanal chapter was held in the Parish Room, presided over by the Rev. R. T. Jones, Glan- ogwen, who has been appointed rural dean in the place of the late Rev. Canon David Jones, Penimaenmawr. At the commencement 01 Hie proceedings a resolution was unanimously adop- ted declaring the meeting's sense of the great loss which the diocese at large, and especially the rural deanery, had suffered through the death of Canon Jones. THE CASTLE.—The ruins of Conway Castle have been causing considerable anxiety to e members of the Corporation, and at a recent meeting of the Council the then Mayor (Dr. Morgan) suggested the advisability of preserving the ruins. At a meeting of the Estate Commit- tee, on Monday night, it was decided to expend half the net receipts from the Castle during the year on the preservation of the fabric annually. OUR MEMBER,—An influential meeting of the Executive Committee of the local Liberal Association was held in the Club on Thursday night, presided over by Mr. T. C. Lewis, the jjresidenit of the Association. The meeting was held primarily with reference to the report that the local Member of Parliament was being asked to seek the suffrages of the Cardiff elec- tors, and to forsake the Carnarvon Boroughs. After some discussion, in which it was stated by the President that their right hon. member had no intention of forsaking the Boroughs, it was decided, on the motion of the President seconded by Mr. J. P. Griffiths, who is Vice-Pre- sident of the Association, to instruct the Secre- tary (the Rev. B. Menai Francis) to forward the following resolution to the Right Hon. D. Lloyd George, Chancellor of the ExchequAer: That the Executive Committee of the Conway Borough Liberal Association expresses its joy and satisfaction that its esteemed Member, the Right Hon. D. Lloyd George has no inten- tion of severing his connection with the Carnar- von Boroughs, which he has so long and hon- ourably represented, and pledges itself to con- tinue to extend to him its earnest and enthusi- astic support. It also oongratultes him upon the .great ability which he has displayed in his conduct of this year's far-reaching and benefic- ent Finance Bill through Parliament." WHIST DRIVE.-A successful whist drive was held in the Conservative Club on Tuesday night. The ladies' prize was won by Miss Wil- liams, Plas Mawr, and the gentlemen's by Mr. John Henry Williams, Bon Marche. The booby was awarded to Mr. W. Abram. FAIR, The annual butter fair was held on Motday. There was a good supply of pot and fresh butter, which realised up to about IS. 2d. per lb. Eggs were ,sold at 2d. each. Cattle and pigs met with a ready sale. THE FAMOUS MOELWYN CriUlK. 1 nis famous choir, conducted by the veteran Mr Cad- waladr Roberts, will pay a visit to Conway on December and, on the eve of their departure for America. The concert will be presided over by His Worship the Mayor (Councillor John Williams). LEGAL.—The Lord Chancellor has ap- pointed Mr J. W. Hughes, solicitor, a Commis- sioner for oaths. FIRE BRIGADE.-Orders for week ending November 29th: Station duty, Firemen Robert Jones and Rowland Jones, Probationers T. ,E. Jones and Owen Owens; officer on duty, Chief Officer F. A. Delamotte.—F. A. DELAMOTTE, Chief Officer, SALE OF WORK—The sale of work held in the Town Hall last week in aid of the English Presbyterian Chapel at Llandudno Junction realised the handsome sum of £125. MOCK ELECTION.—On Thursday evening the mock Parliamentary election which decides as to which party shall be in power during the forthcoming winter mock Parliament at the Lib- eral Club was held. There was a very good attendance of members, and the duties of re- turning officer were carried out by Dr. W. Mor- gan. The candidates were Mr. J. P. Griffiths: (Liberal), Captain John Jones (Labour), and Alderman Netherwood (Conservative). Excel- lent addresses were delivered by the candidates, who were supported by Messrs. Councillor Robert Jones, R. Jones (jun.), T. C. Jones, Goodman Jones, J. H. Thomas, T. J. Parry, and others. Voting papers were handed round, and as a result there was a tie between the Labour and Conservative candidates, and amidst cheers, the Returning Officer gave his casting vote in favour of the Labour candidate. SATURDAY'S CUP-TIE.-Blaenau Festiniog will be the visitors on the Morfa on Saturday, in the second round of the North Wales Coast Senior Cup, and the executive of the Conway F C. have selected the following team to do duty:-Goal, Llew Parry; backs, Tom Jones and Now Ellis; half-backs, Sam Hughes, Bob Owen, and W. Evans; forwards, Craven, Joe Hughes, D. O. Davies, J. R. Jones, and Sam Parry. Reserve: Tommy Morgan. Kick off at 2.30. THE DISTRICT NURSE.—The annual col- lections in aid of the District Nursing Fund were made at the Parish Church and St. Agnes' Church on Sunday, when, there were good con- gregations. At the Parish Church in the morn- ing the Rector of Llandudno (the Rev. Llew. R. Hughes) off-i-clatedi and preached: a powerful ser- mon.-At the Mayoral service at Seion Congre- gational Chapel yesterday (Wednesday) after- noon, the collections, which; were in aid of the District Nurse Fund, realised the handsome sum of £ 6. THE CHORAL SOCIETY.-At a meeting of the executive committee of the Choral Society, on Tuesday night, presided over by Mr Owen Evans, it was announced by the conductor (Mr J. P. Griffiths) that it was possible to have the choir registered as an evening school by the Board of Education, and thereby entitled them to a Government grant. Letters were read from Mr. L. J. Roberts, H.M.I., and the Assistant Sec- retary of Education for Carnarvonshire, and it was unanimously decided to prosecute inquiries with the view of registering the choir as an even- ing class. The committee also selected several choruses to be reduced to two, which the choir will perform at their concert, in addition to The Martyrs," with which they have already made excellent progress. CONWAY LAMB.—Mr Joseph T. Jones, butcher, Castle Buildings, had the honour, last wedk, of supplying three saddles of Welsh lamb to a distinguished dininp party, who had gath- ered together at the mansion of His Excellency Major-General H. S. Gough, C.B., C.M.G., Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey Islands ,to cele- brate the 68th anniversary of His Majesty King Edward's birthday. Mr Jones has received a letter from the wife of the Governor, in which she thanks him for being so prompt in attend- ing to the order, and also adding that the lamb was magnificent, and quite the best lamb His Excellency and herelf had ever tasted. She also forwarded Mr Jones a newspaper containing the account of the dinner and) giving the names of the distinguished party who were present, and also the menu card, which was printed in French, and which stated that the lamb had come from Wales. Mr Jones is rightly proud 01 this excellent testimonial as to the quality of his meat supply.

BRYN PYDEW.

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