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LLANDUDNO. ST. GEORGE'S LITERARY SOCIETY.—At Thursday's meeting of this Society, at the Church House, Mr. W. Bezant Lowe, M.A., F.G.S., gave a very interesting lecture upon Mysteries of Ocean Life," illustrated with some fine lantern views. Dr. Dalton, J.P., presided over a large attendance, and a hearty vote of thanks was accorded the lecturer. ST. JOHN'S WESLEY GUILD.-A formal meeting of this Guild was held on Monday even- ing, the Rev. T. E. Ham presiding over a good attendance. Songs were rendered by Miss Row- lands, Miss Merchant, Miss Ida Elev; a duet by Mr. Fletcher Mudd and Mr. Powell recitations by Miss Hughes and Miss Higginbottom; piano solo by Miss Edith Smith violin solos by Mr. Lewis A. Cocker pianoforte duet by Mr. S. L. Coveney, F.R.C.O., and Miss Irene Goulding. Mr. Coveney accompanied the vocalists. Impromptu speeches of much merit were made by Mr. J. D. Owen, Mr. W. Phillips, Mr. E. Bloomer, and Mr. Edgar Evans. JOURNALISTS IN WONDERLAND.— The journalists of Llandudno seem to be divided as to the authorship of Alice in Wonderland," a book which was inspired by an incident witnessed at Llanriudno, by the Rev. Charles L. Dodgson. better known by his pen-name, Lewis Carroll." Last week one local paper correctly attributed the work to Lewis Carroll, but an opposition sheet boldly declared for a daughter of the late Dean Liddell. Perhaps [his latter claim may have originated in a communication from W. T. Stead's friend" Julia." Will the editor of "John Bull" please note ? PROMOTION.—Mr. Joseph Williams, for four years manager for Messrs. Wyman & Son's at their bookstall, Llandudno station, has been promoted to Chester station. Mr. Williams who is a native of Llanfairfechan, is one of the most genial and popular of young managers, and his great number of friends congratulate him upon his well-deserved promotion. He leaves this week for his new sphere of labour, and will be succeeded by Mr. Smith, of R uncorn. A CYCLE RUN.—Yesterday (Wednesday) a large number of shop assistants made a cycle run to Bettwsycoed. These weekly runs are becoming a very favourite pastime with the large number of shop assistants in the town. EBENEZER WESLEY GUILD.—The session of the Wesley Guild in connection with the new Ebenezer Welsh Wesleyan Church will be inaugur- ated to-night (Thursday). The Rev. W. R. Ro- berts is the president, and a good programme has been arranged for the season, THE CHARITY ASSOCIA TION.-Few people are aware of the really good work which is done by this very necessary and useful organisation. The only thing that hampers its usefulness is the fact that it is crippled for want of sufficient funds. Mr. J. J. Marks and his enthusiastic wife make an appeal for funds to carry the work out effectively, and we trust that the appeal will not be heard in vain to the many philanthropic people residing in the town. The officers are Chairman, the Rector, the Rev. LI. R. Hughes the vice-chairman, Mr. Tonge; hon. sec., Mrs. Marks, and the hon. trea- surer, Mr. Gardener, N. P. Bank. BOY SCOUTS.—Boy-scouting has caught on in the town, and there is a capital company formed under the command of Captain A. Cooper, who is exceedingly popular with his men." Several in- structive excursions have been made by the young folk, who seem to thoroughly enjoy the health- ful and beneficial hobby. MR. BIRRELL'S RECENT VISIT.-The man- ner in which Mr. Birrell's meeting was arranged was a pattern of clever organisation, and the credit for that is due to our highly esteemed and enthusiastic townsman, Alderman Robert Roberts, to whom the work was a labour of love. We are pleased to learn that the Weekly News report of the event was so much appreciated that a large number of copies were dispatched by Mr. Roberts to Newcastle, Bel- fast, and other Irish towns and cities, as well as to the Metropolis. PROBABLE PURCHASE OF THE GREAT ORME TRAMWAY.—To-day (Thursday) the Ur- ban District Council in committee will have under consideration the question of the purchase of the Great Orme's Head Tramway. The undertaking has been a successful one since its inauguration, and there is a prevalent opinion that under the management of the Urban District Council further success can be achieved. WELSH NATIONAL LIBERAL COUNCIL.7 Much interest is being manifested in the town in the meeting which is to be held this week of the Executive of the Welsh Liberal Council at Shrews- bury, when Lord St. David's will preside. As the meeting takes place in week which wiil be mo- mentous in the history of the country, it is expect- ed that a plan of campaign will be formulated. Llandudno will be represented at the meeting. ANNIVERSARY SERVICES.—The Anniversary Services in connection with the English Wesleyan Mission Church in Craigydon were held on Sunday when there were large congregations at all the services. The pastor, the Rev. T. E. Ham, was the preacher. Special music was sung by the choir and a bright and happy day was spent by all who attended. The membership of the Church is increasing. CHILDREN'S REHEARSAL.—A rehearsal of English and Welsh Baptist Sunday School children was held at the Tabernacle Chapel on Sunday afternoon of the items to be sung at the opening of the Missionary Exhibition to be held at the Pier Pavilion on Saturday, and continued through the following week. On Saturday, a short address will be delivered by a missionary from the Congo. HISTORY OF BANGOR CATHEDRAL.—At a meeting of the Field Club held at Brig-y-Don, Gloddaeth-crescent, on Monday evening, under the presidency of Mr Morris Barnett, hon. lecture secretary, a learned paper was read by Mr J. Roger Dawson, upon Bangor Cathedral, and its Bishops, and its Deans historically considered." He traced the spiritual genealogy of the Bangor bishopric from the University at Bangor in the Forest of Maelor down to the present Bishop. He referred to the present Bishop as being the seventy- second since a complete record commenced to be made with Bishop Hervey. Mr Bezant Lowe and others asked some questions upon the learned paper, which had occupied forty minutes in delivery, and these were answered by the popular essayist. The remainder of the evening was spent in a talk" by Mr R. Thomas, illustrated by original drawings of the jelly-fish and other marine organism. SOCIAL AT THE COCOA HOUSE.—The cosy meeting room at the Mostyn-street Cocoa House presented a happy appearance on Friday evening, when it was hlled with ladies, members of Miss Lloyd's Bible Class in connection with the Adelphi-street Mission Room. The company had been invited by Mrs and Miss Lloyd to a social afternoon and evening. The meeting was a very enjoyable one, and gave great pleasure to the promoters. SATURDAY'S AMATEUR CUP-TIE.—Now that the Llandudno Amateurs Football team have returned to something like the form expected of them, much gratification was felt 011 Saturday when they were able to vanquish the Gulls of Colwyn Bay in the Senior Cup Tie of the North Wales Coast. The team has this season been lucky in draws, and on Saturday next the Roosters of Llanrwst will meet the Cormorants in a Welsh Amateur Cup-tie. As the Roosters will be able to put their full strength on the field in this tie, it behoves the Amateurs to rise the occasion and give a good account of themselves. The Roosters are bound to do so. THE SATURDAY POPS.We regret to learn that this excellent institution, which has flourished for several winters, has been abandoned, at least for this winter. The good that was done as a result of the gatherings was inestimable, and there are many that will regret their abandonment. At the same time it is as well to make known that the efforts of the promoters, and the splendid work I tf Mr W. H. Squirrell, did not receive the apprecia- ion they should have done, such as expecting too I much for the nimble penny by way of novelty upon novelty, and change upon change, when the whole of the talent and resources of the town had been exhausted. A RECKLESS RAILWAY PASSENGER.— It is strange to observe the great hurry in which some passengers endeavour ro leave trains whilst in motion. A foolish example of this kind was seen on Friday evening, when a comparatively young woman was observed opening the door of a train coming at a fair speed into the bay from the Junction, and attempting to alight on the plat- form She fell headlong on the platform and roiled over, and only for the promptness of a man who was near she would have got crushed by the train. Such reckless acts are not uncommon, and little sympathy can be extended such fool- hardy people, when they know the risks they run. THE BRANCH LIBRARIES. The branch libraries opened at Dyffryn-road and Craigydon are experimental, and it is pleasing to learn that good results are accruing from the consideration the Council has shown in establishing what has proved of great benefit to the districts concerned. A PROMISING YOUNG SINGER.-We are pleased to observe that Mr. John Roberts, son of the Llandudno Piermaster, Captain John Roberts, of Ash Grove, North Madoc-street, shows talent as a vocalist far above the average. Young Mr. Roberts has an unassuming manner and a pleasing presence, and a voice that is both melodious and rich in baritone qualities. He quite delighted the audience at the Royal Hotel on Friday evening with his splendid singing of the nautical ballad, Anchored." We wish him every success. UNEMPLOYMENT.—Laudable efforts are being made by the town authorities to minimise as much as possible the number of unemployed men at this dull period of the year. We understand that after the Council have put in hand what is intended to be done there will be few men out of work. FUNERAL OF LANCE-CORPL. DOYLE.— The funeral took place on Wednesday last of Lance-Corporal W. Doyle, of the 1st Batt. Cold- stream Guards. It is some years since a military funeral was seen in the town, and hundreds of people witnessed the passing of the cortege. Cor- poral Saunders represented the Coldstream Guards, and there was a good muster of Yeomanry and Artillery. The coffin was covered with the Union Jack, and the deceased's busby and belt were laid thereon. Wreaths were sent by the Coldstream Guards and Messrs. Bowdage and Hughes, the latter being Doyle's employers before he joined the army. The service was conducted by the Rector, and three volleys were fired over the grave, and the buglers sounded the Last Post." ST. PAUL'S LITERARY SOCIETY.-On Tuesday evening a lecture was given by Mrs. J. J. Marks, upon My impressions of the Bernese Ober- land." The Vicar, the Rev. F. J. Reece, M.A., pre- sided over a very appreciative audience. REHOBOTH LITERARY SOCIETY.—At Monday's meeting a paper was read by Mrs Parry, on Mynyddog," the famous "Welsh poet. The pastor, the Rev. H. C. Lewis, B.A., B.D., presided. MISSIONARY EXHIBITION.—As will be seen from our advertisement columns, a mis- sionary exhibition on a large scale is to be opened on Saturday in the Pier Pavilion, under the auspices of the Baptist Missionary Society. The exhibition, which will remain open until December 4th, has the support of some of the best-known people in North Wales, and from a spectacular point of view promises to be a great success.