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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 silver-plate repaired. Address High-street, Conway. 1573 SCHOOL A TTENDANCE.-Out of the ten school districts, Conway appear ninth on the list of percentage of attendances, with 89.7 dur- ing the month of September. The highest per- centage was in the Geirionydd district, with 95.1. SPECIAL COURT.—On Friday morning, be- fore Dr. R. Arthur-Prichard, a man named Hogan, of Llandudno, and Thomas Davies, a native of Llangefni, were each fined 5s. and costs, or in default 14 days, for being drunk on the previous night, the former in Castle-street and the latter near Penmaenbach. P.C. Davies proved the cases. THE BEACH.—At the Corporation meeting, on Wednesday, the Borough Engineer, in con- junction with the Harbour Master, was in- structed to prepare a report as to the provision of a boat slip for the convenience of boating on the Conway beach. ROAD TO MOUNTAIN.—At the Corporation meeting on Wednesday, the Borough Surveyor reported that the proposed construction of a road from Cadnant-park to the mountain now in the hands of the solicitors, and he hoped to submit draft agreements and plans at an early date. THE LIBRARY.—Mr John Hughes, the Librarian, has reported to the Corporation that since the last meeting of the Library Com- mittee, 538 books were taken from the Conway Library, and 58 from the branch library at De- ganwy. The attendance at Conway since the last Committee was 2,260. At Deganwy the at- tendance during the past mpnth was 400. CINEMATOGRAPHS.—The question of tak- ing special precautions against an outbreak of fire at cinematograph entertainments as brought forward at the Corporation meeting by the Borough Surveyor, and after some con- sideration it was resolved to arrange that a mem- ber of the Fire Brigade be present at cinemato- graph entertainments held in the Town Hall, the cost of the fireman's services to be added to the rent of the hall. THE TOWN HALL DAMAGE.—With refer- ence to the action brought by the Corporation against Miss PolLard, who hired the Town Hall on the occasion of the visit of Miss Mary Gaw- tfaorpe, when considerable damage was done, the Borough Accountant reported that at the last County Court the summons had not been served. Since the Court day, however, Mr Thornton Jones had received a communication from Miss Pollard and he was pleased to report that a cheque in full settlement of the claim had been received. THE BOROUGH BAND.—In his report to the Corporation, the bandmaster, Mr David Williams, states that the band is still making satisfactory progress, and they succeeded in tak- ing third prize at Rhyl in an. open competition. The selections given on Saturday evenings are much appreciated by the public. There are several young boys in training, who will fill vacancies in the band as they occur. On the application of the bandmaster, the Borough Surveyor has been instructed to inspect the band room and to. give an estimate for boarding the wall and effecting other improvements. A NEW BOATHOUSE.—It will be remem- bered that complaints were made that the Rev. Dr. Chetwynd Atkinson was permitted by the Council to erect a boathouse on the beach at Conway, and he has now written applying for a "iece of land situated near Mr Crowe's boat- house, so as to avoid any friction. He further applied that should the Council think of let- ting any ground adjoining the land already leased by him on the Morfa, that they would give him the first refusal. The Council decided to ask the rev. gentleman to submit a plan showing the position and the amount of land required. LIBERAL MEETING.—On Thursday night a meeting of Conway Liberals was held in the Welsh Wesleyan schoolroom, presided over by Mr T. C. Lewis, Sycamores. There was 'a good number present. The meeting was called to elect officers of the Liberal Association for the borough, and after several gentlemen had spoken, Mr T. C. Lewis was re-elected president with a strong committee, of which Messrs R. T. Hughes and R. C. Roberts were appointed secre. taries. Several gentlemen were also appointed to work with a similar number of members of the Liberal Club for the purpose of election eer- ing. A committee was also appointed, with Mr J. P. Griffiths as convener, to make all the necessary arrangements for the reception of the Lord Advocate on Tuesday. R.A.O.B.—On Wednesday evening of last week a new branch of the Royal Antideluvian Ordier of Buffaloes was formed for Conway at the North-Western Hotel. The Provincial Grand Primo from Chester came down for the occasion, and all the officers of the Llandudno lodge were present. Nine members were initated into the new lodge which will be known as the Old Conway Cattle Lodge. The following officefS Were elected:—S. Primo, Mr. Cotes, C. Mar- shall, Mr. R. Tones, C. Chamberlain, Mr. Ted Williams; C. Tyler, Mr. C. E. Williams; C. Minstrel, Mr. J. W. P. Arrowsmith C. Waster, Mr. Robert Jones; C. Constable, Mr. Henry Lloyd; C. Registrar, Mr. 1. Lloyd Parry; C. Secretary, Mr. W. Ewart Housby. Mr. A. A. Kerridge was elected Host "A NIGHT WITH THE BARDS."—This was the subject of a very interesting and in- structive paper read by Mr. W. H. Jones, Dol- awen, Oadinant Park, at the meeting of the Carmel Literary Society on Monday night. Mr. Owen Evans presided over a very large attend- ance. The paper was very much appreciated, and at the close Mr. Jones was accorded a hearty vote of thanks, on the proposition of the Rev. T. Gwynedd Roberts, seconded by Mr. Cynwal Jones. CORPORATION FIRE BRIGADE.—Orders for week ending December 13th Station duty, Firemen John Jones and Hugh Hughes, Proba- tioners George Owen and Thomas Davies; officer on duty, Chief Officer F. A. Delamotte.— THE FATE OF THE BUDGET.—At the Budget League meeting in the Town Hall on Tuesday night it was announced that the result of the division in the Lords would be received, at Conway. A large number of stalwart Liberals waited at the Liberal Club, and shortly after midnight the red rocket was noticed at Colwyn Bay, aad a telephone message was received that the Budget had been rejected bv the Lords. The crowded wended their way to Lancaster-square, where a rocket was fired. Amongst those wait- ing the result was the Rev. Daniel Hughes, the principal speaker at the Liberal demonstration, and he was escorted to the fountain, and a speech was called for. He was given three hearty cheers, and when he said that the die had now been cast, and that it behoved every young Welshman to get his sword ready by the morning, he was lustily cheered. CHURCH MEN'S GUILD.—The first meet- ing of the above Guild was held in the Girls' School on Friday .evening, presided over by Councillor Fred Jones, when a stirring" debate took place on Should the House of Lords eject the Budget? The negative was taken by Mr. F. C. Jones, who delivered a most able and exhaustive address, and in favour of rejec- tion Mr. R. O. Pritchard gave a very clever and pointed reply. Amongst others who spoke trere Messrs. H. C. Jones, McMuirray, Ted Williams, and Tom Smith, the Rev. J. Davies, and th Vicar (the Rev. T. W. Roberts). It was altogether a most enjoyable and instructive meeting. DEATH.—It is with regret that we record the death of Mrs. Davies, wife of Mr. Joseph Davies, Nant, who for many years was the proprIetor of Morfa Gardens. The deceased had been ailing for many months, and resided with her sister in Uppergate-street. She passed away on Tuesday, at the age of 45 years. The funeral takes place on Saturday. WHIST DRIVE.—Another whist drive was held in the Conservative Club on Tuesday ndght, the prize-winners being Miss Williams, Plas Mawr, and Mr. Jdhnson, Llandudno- Junction. The booby prize was awarded to Mr. Perkins. FOOTBALL.— Llanberis are the visitors to the Morfa on Saturdav next in a Coast League fixture, and the following team has been selected to. do duty for Conway: -Goal, Llew Parry; backs, Tom Jones and Now Ellis half backs, Bob Owen (captain), Will Owen, and W. Evans; forwards, T. Craven, D. O. Davies, Joe Hughes, J. R. Jones, and Sam Parry. From the above it will be seen that the Conway Executive axe trying a new half back, who comes with good credentials from the other local team, the Celts.













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