LLANDUDNO. THE AUTUMN CONCERTS EXTENSION FUND.—This fund has now been opened, and .several handsome donations have been received or promised. The success of the concerts last October has been a great encouragement for further efforts, and the townspeople are show- ing a praiseworthy spirit towards the enterprise. THE BAPTIST MISSIONARY EXHIBI- TION.—The fizie Baptist Missionary Exhibition held during last week at the) ra.er Pavilion was brought to a close on Saturday evening, and proved a great financial success. It was visited by large inumbe-rs of people of all denomina- tions, and did the Exhibition do no more than promote this feeling cf unity it will have effected a very practical purpose. When the receipts from all sources are gathered in, they will reach about £ 250. THE HOT-TOT FU-ND.-NViith the object 01 augmenting the fund for the provision of hot- pots for the deserving poor at Christmas, a custom which has been in vogue for some years, a variety entertainment was held on Tuesday evening at ,the Pier Theatre of Varieties, and was a great success. A goodly sum will be available for the seasonable and charitable ob- ject for which the entertainment was organised. JUMBLE SALE.—Jumble sales are more than popular with the humbler classes at this period of the year. A very successful one was held on Saiturday at the National School, and was largely attended. A brisk sale and capital bar- giains were the chief features of the event. ST. GEORGE'S LITERARY AND DEBAT- ING -SOCIETY.On Thursday evening a very entertaining address was given, by Mr. Arthur Parton upon The World's Birthday," or Ge- ology compared with the account of creation as given in Genesis." He claimed that the account of the creation given in Genesis must have been. inspired. Speeches were made upon the address by Mr. W. R. Brookes, Mr. Sutton Jones, Mr. G. Evans, the Rector, Dr. Davies, Mr. Barnett, Mr. L. Jones, Mr. Williams, Miss Bamfard, and Mr. Underwood. ST. PAUL'S LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY.—This Society is one of the attrac- tions of the east end of the town, and there is a growing membership. On Tuesday evening a very interesting lantern lecture was given by Mr. H. Thomas to a large and appreciative audience. YULETIDE MARKET AT ST. PAUL'S CHURCH HOUSE.—A novel event in the Craigydon portion of the town was held last night (Wednesday), in St. Paul's Church Room, when a YuilefticLe Market was .held. There was a good attendance at the opening ceremony, wihdch was performed by Mrs. Walton Evans, Colonel Mostyn presiding. The (Christmas uee was the centre of much interest, especially for the juveniles. The sale is to be continued this (Thursday) evening. THE SENSATIONAL ANDRES.—Mr. and Mrs. Victor Andre's visit of entertainment at the Town Hall last week created a sensation n the town, and everyone was loud in praising the mysteriousness of the Dream Visions oa Mrs. Andre. Mr. Andre's charming conversa- tional style added pleasure to the unique per- formances. G.F.S. CONCERT.—An excellent concert in aid of the funds of the Llandudnolodge of the Girls' Friendly Society, an institution that is doing good and quiet work in the town, was held on Monday evening in the Town Hall. There was a good attendance to appreciate the concert, which was nicely arranged by Miss Lilian Wrigtht. Miss Mollie Law, Mr. Ernlyn Davies, Miss Lilian Wright, Miss Myra Wright, and Mr. L. H. Summerfield were the artistes. A bijou orchestra under the conductorship of Miss Wright gave much pleasure. ALDERMAN ROBERT ROBERTS.—Our busy townscpan, Alderman Robert Roberts, Mos- tyn-street, returned on Monday after an absence from the town of a few days. He is a very busy man, and has been attending the gathering of Liberals at Shrewsbury, afterwards proceeding to the Metropolis, where he combined business connected with the forthcoming election and pleasure together. Mr. Roberts has everything of an tip-to-date character appertaininfg to Lib- eral election literature at hand, and even his most rabid political opponents are constrained to admire his consistency, energy, and whole- heartedness in his work. Mr <x>berts is a very valuable asset to the cafuse of Welsh Liberalism and: is straight and honourable as well in a1! his actions appertaining to his political creed. Needless to say, he has hosts of friends. MARK MAS-ONS.-The installation meeting of St. David's Mark Lodge, No. 38, held at the Masonic Lodjge, Llandudno, took place last week, when Brother William Price was installed as W.M., and appointed the following as his officers for the ensfuing year:—Brother T. O. Morgan, S.W. Brother A. Rhydwen Jones;, J.W. Brother Walter A. Jones, M.O. Brother S. Chantrey, S.O. Brother A. J. Oldman, J.O. Brother G. L. Woodley, treasurer; Brother H. E. Bonmalie, Reg. of M. Brother J. Burwell, organist; Brother Ivor Ll. Morgan, S.D. BTother A. Hewitt, J.D. Brother W. Ellis Jones, Director of Ceremonies; Brother H. C. Armstrong, I.G. Brother C. Felix, S.S. Brother Hugh Parry, J.S. Brother Thomas Ellis, tyler. The in-stalling masters were Brother F. D. Chantrey (the retiring W.M.), Brother G. L. Woodley (Deputy Prov. Grand Master), and Brothers J. T. Morgan and W. Ellis Jones. The brethren afterwards attended a banquet at the Imperial Hotel. THE RICHARD CONWAY MEMORIAL.—A movement is on foot to establish a memorial to the late Mr. Richard Conway, C.C., who was for a considerable period, over half a century, one of the pioneers of Llandudno as a health resort. Mr Conway was close upon completing thirty-five years' service as people's warden of the parish when he died, and it was intended to celebrate the event in a worthy manner had Mr. Conway lived to complete that period. A meeting was held in the St. George's Church Room on. Friday evening, presided over by the Rector (the Rev. Ll. R. Hughes), and amongst those present were Dr. Dalton, J.P., the Rector's warden, and Mr. Nathan, Jones, the people's warden. The members of the Executive Com- mittee for the furtherance of the memorial are Messrs. Edwin Turner, Housby, J. Adey Wells, J.P., Gardiner (National and Provincial Bank), C. Bowdage, and W. Ellis Jones. Mr W. Ellis Jones is the hon. secretary, and Mr. Gardiner treasurer. It was decided to issue a circular 01 appeal for funds and to open accounts in all the banks in the town. As at present arranged, a brass memorial tablet will be placed in St. George's -Church, and other things, should the funds allow, will be undertaken to perpetuate the memory of one who spent 55 years of an active life in the interests of the town of his adoption. PERSONAL.—Much regret was occasioned in the district by the tidings of the death, at the ripe age of 82 years, of Miss Sarah Dawson, sister of Mrs. Mary Dawson, Tower View, which occurred at her residentoe, 2, Guilford Lawn, Dover, on November 25th. The late Miss Daw- son, although residing in Dover, did not limit her benefar-tioigs to that district, but was ever ready to support any movement that appealed to her. (She was a liberal subscriber to the Railway Mission Room at Llandudno Junction, which on Sundays was put at the disposal of the English Presbyterians, who ultimately built a church of their own. She at one time sub- scribed to the Congo Institute (now the African Institute), at Colwyn Bay, and was very gener- ous in sending parcels of tea, sugar, &c., for the old women, and sweets for the children at the Conway workhouse, and needless to say the recipients appreciated the gifts all the more be- cause of their having been sent from such a long distance away. Many charitable institu- tions will miss hear kindly aid. The interment took place on St. Andrew's Day in the family grave in Highgate Cemetery, London, where her parents and younger sister had been laid to rest long years before, the officiating clergy be- ing the Revs. J. A. Armstrong and Clarence Gill. The chief mourners were Mr J. Roger Dawson (nephew), Mr. T. B. Bishop (nep hew-in-law), Dr. Maxwell, Mr H. W. Mowle, and Mr H. V. Headerley. There were also at the graveside Miss S. Powell (cousin), Mrs. Elizabeth Berry (niece), Mrs. Berry (junior), Mrs. Annie Butler and Miss Rhind. The undertaking arrangements were efficiently carried out by Messrs. Flashman and Co., at Dover, and by Mr. F. Butler, Chel- sea, in London, the latter's firm having under- taken the Dawson interments in Highgate Ceme- tery since 1855. DEATH OF MR. SAMUEL HEWITT.-After a very short illness, the death took place, at his residence, yesterday (Wednesday), of Mr Samuel Hewitt, of the Pier Hotel, Church- walks, at the age of 65 years. Mr Hewitt was one of Llandudno's oldest tradesmen, and was highly respected. Mr Arthur Hewitt, architect, of this town, is his eldest son. WELSH WESLEYAN TEA AND CON- CERT.—Yesterday (Wednesday) the annual tea and concert in connection with the Welsh Wes- leyans of the new Ebenezer chapel, took place in the Town Hall, and like previous years, were unqualified successes. The Hall presented a most animated appearance. The following were the stall-holders: —Sale of work stall: Mrs W. O. Williams, Mrs T. W. Griffith, Mrs Pierce Jones, Mrs W. R. Roberts, and Mrs S. R. Bart- ley. Refreshment srtall: Mrs Thomas Hughes, Mrs Robert Jones, Miss Thomas, and Miss Powell. Grocery and provision stall: Mr Ro- bert Jones and Mr Lloyd Jones. The following ladies presided and waited at the tea tables: Miss Gladys Williams, Miss Mona Thomas, Miss Annie Jones, Miss Kate Hughes, Miss Maria Hughes, Miss Dora Wiliams, Mrs S. R. Bartley, Miss Janet Roberts, Mrs W. R. Roberts, Miss Fanny Williams, Miss Gracie Hughes, Miss Lizzie Powell, Miss Nellie Davies, Miss Harriet Powell, Miss Annie Jones, Miss Laura Roberts, Mrs Williams (Arfon.ia), Miss S. Williams, Miss S. E. Williams, Miss Jennie Evans, Mrs Barber, Miss M. Hughes, Mrs Lunt, Miss Lunt, Miss S. Ltvnrt, Mrs Tom Hughes, Miss M. A. Hughes, Miss Lizzie Griffiths) Miss Thomas, Mrs Hamp- son, Mrs W. A. Evans, Miss Annie Roberts, and Miss Marie Potts. Mr George Edwards very kindly gave gramaphone selections on his splen- did instrument during the afternoon. The stalls and tables were arranged and under the supervision of Mr Evan Hughes. The ^decora- tions were carried out by Mr S. R. Bartley and Mr Bertie Kidd, and! the following ladies also assisted with the tea —Mrs Henry William-e, Mrs Kidd, Mrs Hughes (Bronte), Mrs Davies, 2, Lansdowre-terraoe Mrs Jones, Ffraid Villa Miss M. Davies, Bryn Goleu and Mrs Owen, Garfield House. The following artistes took part in the .subsequent entertainment:—Miss Gladys Hughes, Llanfairfechan Miss Lily Ro- berts. Sea View Miss Jennie Lunt, Master R. H. Jones, Llandudno Junction. Amusing com- petitions also took place. OBITUARY.—We regret to announce the death, in London, on December 3rd, of Miss Catherine G. Williamson, the youngest daughter of the late Mr Robert WTilliamson, of Newcastle- under-Lyme, and sister-in-law of Colonel S. R. Phiilips, of Llys H-elyg, Llandudno. The funeral toc-k place at Llanrhos Churchyard on Tuesday. SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW.—'• No, said the principal of the famous firm of Messrs W. S. Williams & Son to our representative, I am not particularly concerned as to the re- sult of the General Election. The voters may demand Protection but we are not in need of any kind of protection ourselves, because we confidently rely upon the merits of our produc- tions. Weekly News readers are well aware of our reputation in this respect, and to them and all their friends we offer a cordial in- vitation to inspect our special Christmas show of novelties. This will be continued for the next few days, an especially attractive feature .being the articles of evening wear." As all the world and his wife well know, Messrs W. S. Williams & Son are the enterprising proprietors of those exceedingly smart establishment, the Royal Warehouse and The Pioneer, in Mostyn- street. WESLEY GUILD.—On Monday a Christian service meeting was held, under the presidency of the Rev. T. E. Ham. A discussion took place upon Gambling," Mr B. Kent Wheeley pointing out the wrongness of the vice. He dealt with the differences between the legitimate trading and gambling speculations, and the dire effect upon its victims, and said that even in small things gambling was wrong. Mr. Cor- dingley, the Chairman, Mr. J. Rowlands, Mr. Luther Mudd, and Mr. W. ShadlxxM took part in the discussion. A DELIGHTFUL CHILDREN'S ENTER- TAINMENT.—Mr William Williams, of Myrtle House, is never so happy as when he is impart- ing pleasure to young people, and the young folk of the town have an affectionate regard for him. He gave an entertainment on Monday evening to the children of the English Presby- terian Church Band of Hope. The first part consisted of slides, illustrating Sabbath Bells, the second part, By Forest and Desert," illus- tratrirng the travels of Livingstone and Stanley, and the third part consisted of portraits of celebrities. Mr. John Owen, St. Mary's-road, I presided. The meeting was thoroughly enjoyed by the juveniles. THIRD TIME OF ASKING !-On Saturday j afternoon, on the Council Ground, for the third time, Llandudno Amateurs will meet Llanrwst in [ the Welsh Amateur Cuptie. The two previous encounters having ended in a draw of one goal each, it is presumed Saturday's match will be played to a finish. The display of Llandudno at Llanrwst was very encouraging, and the Cor- morants hope on this occasion to put the issue beyond doubt. The Llandudno committee should receive every financial support from their sup- porters on Saturday, as the two previous contests were financial failures owing to the wretched weather. LICENSING.—At the Conway Police Court on Monday the applications of Mr. R. S. Chamber- lain to transfer the licences of the Great Orme Hotel, the Carlton Hotel, and the Snowdon Hotel were granted, the former to J. H. McDonald, the second to Frank Whittaker, and the third to Wrn. Hughes, Leonard Terrace, Llandudno. On the application of Mr. Hallmark, an extension of one hour was granted to the Imperial Hotel licence on the occasion of the annual dinner of the Llan- dudno Guardian Society on Friday next.
ROE WEN. OBITUARY.—On Friday the funeral of Mr Thomas Davies, Bontddu, took place, at Caer- hun, the Rev. O. Gaianydd Williams and the Rev. D. Price (Vicar) officiating. Mr Davies had reached the ripe age of 80 years, and was I a very beautiful character. He was a faithful and active member of the Roe Wen C.M. church, and had been a Sunday school teacher for the long period of sixty-five years. REMOVAL.—Mrs Edwards, the widow of the late Mr John Edwards, who had been in busi- ness at Roe W-en, for about forty years, has re- moved to Cadnant-park, Conway. For some timo Mrs Edwards- had been living at Ty'ny- groes. Her removal will be much feit, as she is I a very kind and generous lady.
LLANDRILLO-YN-RHOS. TO-DAY'S YULETIDE TRYST.-O,ur read- ers are reminded that the annual Yuletide Tryst will be opened, this afternoon, in the Church Room, at two o'clock, by Mrs Harris Jones, ax Tanybryn. The event is worthy of a visit by all who delight in the old-fashioned Christmas Tree and sparkling concerts, dances by children, &c.
LLYSFAEN. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.—At the Conway Police Court on Monday, Attendance Officer J. Ir Jones summoned Robert Edwards, Hwylfa-terrace, Llysfaen, for not sending his children" to school.. The officer gave the family a bad history of attendance at school, and in the two cases brought up, the magistrates imposed a nne of 2S 6d each I and costs.
f — Xmas is Comiiia-=g So is the Election. | W. 8. WILLIAMS & SONS, I The Loyal Ladies' Tailors, ij ■ LLANDUDNO. Have provided a grand selection of Evening jJJ v!\ Gowns and Wraps suitable for the coming jjS ui Festive Season, at popular prices, from j 2 v!1, 1j- guineas up. |jj Special Pleated Silk Over-Skirts at 21/ ui V; Dresses ditto from 2 guineas. |j SEE WINDOW DISPLAY.
LLANDUDNO JUNCTION. VISITING FORMER HAUNTS.—The Rev. E. Vyrnwy Pierce, for several years pastor of the English Presbyterian Church,, and who now resides at Wrexham, visited this place .for the week end, and preached at his former church on Sunday morning and evening. Mr Pierce is in the best of health, and was gLad to renew his acquaintance with many old friends. THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH TEA AND CONCERT.—As the result of the recent tea and concert held in connection with the Arthur Jones Memorial Church, Broad-street, the net sum of £ g has been handed over to the building fund, which, all things considered, is deemed satisfactory. THE PROPOSED UNITED LITERARY SOCIETY.Ur Henry Nevitt, who is taking a leading part in the formation of a united liter- ary and debating society at this place, has re- ceived about twenty-five names from intended members. Amongst these are some eloquent OTaitors and litterateurs. The prospects of a successful society are promising, and Mr Nevi-tt is to be congratulated upon the response made to his efforts to establish a boon for the parish. INDISPOSITION.—We regret to. learn that Mr H. R. Hughes, contractor, has been in in- different health for some time, and his many friends wish him a speedy recovery. THE GOOD FRIDAY EISTEDDFOD.-Lt has been, after due consideration by the promo- ters of the Good Friday Eisteddfod held in the Broad-street Welsh Congregational church, h. abandon it for next year. It is intended to sub- stitute a tea and concert in its stead. Many will remember with much pleasure the Eiatedo fodau of the past, and those who regret its dis- continuance are -.ot few in number. A FAITHFUL DOG.—County Councillor Hugh Owen has an old and faithful collie. It was a great favourite of Mr Owen's late wife. The poor animal is practically blind and de- crepit, yet it seems to divine its! owner's move- ment, in every way. The faithful dog can be seen awaiting its owner's return to the house by the gate, and there is a touch of pathos m the manner in which it proceeds to the house in a halting manner, and gives murmurs of evident pleasure at the return of his master. SYMPATHY. —At a meeting of the Co-Opera- tive Society held on Tuesday evening, a vote of condolence, upon the loss of his father, was passed with Mr J. Hulse, a prominent member of the Society. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.—The nine year old son of John Williams, Caradoc-Terrace, Llandudno Junction, only made 56 attendances at school out of I If times it was opened, and the result was that he was summoned before the Conway Magistrates on Monday. Attendance Officer J. R. Jones said that the boy had obtained mastery over his parents A fine of 55. and costs was imposed. LIBERAL ASSOCIATION.-The prospects of a General Election has stirred up the newly-formed Liberal Associatigii into a state of greater activity. There are now hopes entertained that the Liberal Association of the Junction will be an important factor in the furtherance of Liberal principles. A meeting was held on Wednesday evening last at the Horeb Chapel schoolroom, when there was a representative astendance, presided over by Mr. H. W. Hughes, Stanley Stores, who is nothing unless a Liberal to the core. Amongst those present were the Deputy-Mayor of Conway (County Councillor Hugh Owen, lsfryn), the Rev. Henry Jones, &c. Questions concerning the future of the asso- ciation were discussed at length, and Mr. Hughes and Mr. Hugh Jones were unanimously re-elected chairman and secretary respectively. A strong executive committee was formed, and it was decided to appoint six collectors to canvas the district for financial support. Arrangements were also made for the forthcoming visit of Mr. William Jones, iVLP. Much enthusiasm was shown at the meeting, and many new members were enrolled. Applications for membership should be made to Mr. Hugh Jones, Trefriw House. CAROL SINGERS. The local carollers who yearly delight the neighbourhood with the old- time custom have commenced rehearsals, under the conductorship of Mr. Richard Roberts, MTvinley- terrace, and several new and pleasing items will be included in the programme. THE PUBLIC LIGHTING.—At a meeting of the Conway Rural District Council, held on Fri- day at Conway, the question of the public lighting of the place was considered, now that the gas mains have been laid in parts of the Parish of Llangwstenyn. The main street is now lighted by the primitive method of oil, and Mr. Hugh Owen suggested that they try and come to an arrangement with the man who has the contract for lighting to bring his services under the old arrangement to an end. It was deemed a pity to be burning oil when gas was now available. Mr. Raynes thought it would be burning the candle at both ends to have oil and gas. Mr. Levi John, the surveyor, stated that if they used gas they would still have two lamps to light with oil at the Pen- sarn end, because of the gas mains not going so far. The matter was left in the hands of the Clerk to try and come to an arrangement. WELCOME.—The residents are pleased to learn that Mr. Knott and family have taken up their residence at the beautiful mansion, Nant-y-Coed. WOMEN'S TEMPERANCE UNION. The fact that statistics prove that whilst there is a decrease in drunkenness amongst men there is an increase of it amongst women, has stimulated the local branch of the Welsh Women's Temperance Union to greater efforts to stem the evil. The local branch of the Union is being energetically worked, and a meeting will be held to-morrow (Friday) evening at Pensarn C.M. Chapel, when all women are invited to be present.
LLAWDDOGET. DEATH.—It is with regret that we record the deaJth of Mrs Jane Owen, wife of Mr DavHi. Owen, Maes Mawr, which occurred with extra- ordinary suddenness on Wednesday evening. She leaves a husband and four children. The funeral took place on Saturday, at Soar Baptist chapel, Llanddoget, the Rev. William Edwards, Conway, officiating.-At the monthly me-p-ting of the Llanrwst Guardians, on Tuesday, a vote (A condolence was passed with Mr Owen, in his bereavement.
PENMAENMAWR. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE.—At Conway Police Court on Monday, Benjamin Williams, Ty Mawr; John Evans, Nantganol, Capelulo and William Jones, 12, Bell Cottages, were summoned by Attendance-officer Edwards for not sending their children to school. In the first case the child had only attended 84 out of 135 times in the second 83 out of lI5 times; and the third 99 out of 128 times. Attendance orders were granted in the first two cases, and in the last a hne of is. and costs was imposed. HEWAN HALL.-The Council, at their meet- ing on Tuesday night, decided to erect a lamp opposite Hewan Hall, it being stated that the hall was greatly used by the public. MORI AH CHAPEL.—On Tuesday night Mr W. J. Roberts, headmaster of the Council Schools, read an excellent paper at the Moriait Congregational chapel o-n Arwydd y Carchar." The Rev. D. Harris presided over an excellent attendance. THURSDAY'S STORM.-Considerable anxiety was felt for the safety of the crew of the Puffin," which makes numerous trips from Brundlritt's pier to diffetent ports, and which had left the pier with a cargo of setts in Thurs- day's gale. Not a word was heard of the vesse' until Monday, when it was found she had téLI- rived at Belfast safely, and had made another trip to Buxton. JERUSALEM.—-In the course of his sermon, on Sunday night, in Jerusalem Chapel, the Rev. Dewi Williams remarked how pleased he was to see such a liarge. number of young men at- tending the evening service, and he should very much like to come in closer touch with them than he was able at present so that they would know each other. ACCIDENT.-On ssaturday an accident befel Mi Fairbrother at the Convalescent Home whilst ascending a ladder. Somehow or other he slipped and fell, sustaining bruises aim a severe sthakinjg. CATHOLICISM.—The n,ew monastery has now been completed, and is an imposing spec- tacle. Mrs Cubitt, of Groesffordd, wiho was the donor of a thandisome sum towards the object, has left the district for London. TEMPERANCE.—At the meeting of the Ebenezer literary society, on Thursday, a paper on temperance was read by Mr J. A. Morris, and an appropriate temperance recitation was given by Master Llewelyn Roberts. JERUSALEM LITERARY SOCIETY.—The weekly meeting of the above society took the form of a tea and miscellaneous entertainment, over which the Rev. Dewi Williams, B.A., pre- sided. The tea was given by the male portion of the society, who did all the waiting, and it is understood prepared the tea. A song was given by Miss Jones, Stanley Buildings, and recitations by Mr E. W. Roberts, Altborp, and Mr Arthur Phillips. In the junior guessing com- petition., Cilynne Williams was awarded the prize, and for the seniors Miss A. L. 'Phillips was the winner. A duett was given by Miss A. L. Phillips and Mr R. R. Williams. A very successful meeting was held.
LLANF AIRFECHAN. THE PAGEA-NT.-Oiving to the forthoomfng General Election, the Church pageant, which was fixed for the commencement of the New Year, has been postponed until the 1st and 2nd of February. RELIEF FUND.—A relief fund to alleviate distress in the neighbourhood, Iras been started with Mr. W. G. Roberts, Carn-arnaint, as treasurer. Colonel Platt, C.B., has generously headed the list of subscriptions with a. five pound note. LECTURE.—On Tuesday night there was a good audience in the Public Hall, when the Rev. D. Stanley Jones, Carnarvon, delivered a power- ful lecture on The -New House." Mr J. Owen Jones presided. The proceeds were in aid of Peniel- chapel. A WOMAN IN PRISON.-—At Bangor, last week, Catherine Thomas, Harbour House, was fined 21s. 6d. and costs for drunkenness. Be- lieving that the Court was held on a Monday, she proceeded to Bangor, but on finding out that this was not the case, she again got drunk, and was locked up by the Bangor police, with the result that she was mulcted in a further nen- alty of 2s. 6d. and costs. Having no money, the woman went to. Carnarvon for fourteen days. ACCIDENT. On Monday, a motor cyclist had a very narrow escape from being setniously hurt under the railway bridge leading to Shore- road. He was coming at a good pace, and in the opposite direction Mr Harry Jorss was com- ing to the village with a lurry. There was a collision, and the cyclist was thrown, but fortun- ately, he clung' to the shaft.,3 of the lurry, and saved himself. As it was, he had a severe shak- ing, and his machine was seriously damaged. SALE OF WORK.—On Saturday a rummage sale and sale of work was held in aid Off the Qhurch Schools. There was a very good attend- ance, and the articles for sale were eagerly bought up. At the rummage sale, Mrs Samuels took £2 gs. 6d. Mrs Llewelyn Jones, £ 2 os. 6d. Miss Whittaker, Ci 18s. iod. and Mrs Ivilkie, 13s. At the tancy^stall Mrs Watkin Dav- ies took r14 183. lid.; new garments, Mrs Lloyd, C16 Sit". The refreshment stall was in charge of Mrs Timmins, Mrs Coxon, and Miss Kough, and they realised £ 7 14S, and with the door money, the total amount realised came to :OV'er ^4^- Mrs Watkin Davies was the presi- dent, and' the secretarial duties were carried out by Mr W. Timmins. THE KEEPING OF PIGS.—At the Bangor Police Court, on Tuesday, before Mr W. Pughe and other magistrates, Francis Griffith, Oldham House, for whom Mr David Owen awreared, and John Davies, Montrose, represented by Mr S. R. Dew, were charged by Thomas, Hughes, the Surveyor of the Council, for whom the Cl-erk, Mr W. H. Ellis, appeared, with an in- fringement of the Council's byelaws by keeping swine under conditions constituting a nuisance. The action., however, was brought under the Public Health Acts. Dr. Travis, the Medical Officer of Health, said the circumstances oon- ,sttituted a nuisance. He could suggest no way of removing the nuisance, except by the giving up of keeping swine at that spot. After a pro- longed hearing, the magistrates ordered the de- fendants to abate the nuisance within three months, and to pay the costs.
LLANRWST. PREACHERS.—The following will be the preachers for next Suridav Parish Church Rector. Rev. J. Hamer Lewis. St. Mary's (Eng\): Rev. J. Hamer Lewis. Rector. Zion (C.M.): Rev. R. Roberts, Colwyn Bay. Scotland Street (C.M): Rev. O. H. Davies, B.A., Trefriw. Horeb1 (W.): Mr. Rowlands. Colwyn Bay. St. James' (W.) (Eng.): Rev. H. Waterworth, Colwyn Bay. Tabernacle (C.): Prayer meeting. Rev. W. Cynwyd Williams. Ebenezer (C.) (Mission): Sunday School. Service. Periuel (B.): Rev. Dd. Davies, Llandudno. IDWAL PARRY, CHEMIST AND DRUG- GIST, desires to inform the public of Llanrwst and the adjoining district, that he has taken over the business of his late brother (Mr Arthur Parry), at The Pharmacy, Station-road, Llan- rwst, where the business will be carried on as before. Prescriptions accurately and carefully dispensed, and all orders will be promptly at- tended to. 1817 REGENT HOUSE FOR ties, gloves, fancy goods, needlework in fact, anything you might fancy for Christmas presents. Our windows re- veal an extensive stock in all departments. 1816 MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.—On Wednesday evening, Mr Ivor Pughe Roberts pre- siding, a discussion was opened by Mr D. J. Williams on The one man Press danger." There was a full attendance, and a good ddbaite followed. FAIR.—The December fair was held on Wed- nesday. The attendance was small, and there was only a medium demand for cattle. THE MOELWYN CHOIR.—The Church House was packed on Friday evening, when the famous Moelwyn Choir gave a concert. The chair was occupied, in the absence of Colonel Higson, by Major Priddle, and the conductor IT was Bryfdir. The Chairman referred to the his- tory of this choir, which was got together 25 years ago by the present conductor, Mr. Gad- waladr Roberts, J.P., and during that period had won a large number of prizes. The ohoir appeared about eight times, and gave some good renderings. Their best numbers were Land of my Fathers and Y Delyn Aur." The so-loists were disappointing, Miss Mary King Sarah being by far the best. The proceeds were divided between the C.M. Mission Chapel at Pentre Dafani Fedw and the Choir Fund. The arrangements for the concerts were in. the hands of Mr. Roberts, Avondale, and were a complete success. TABERNACLE LITERARY SOCIETY.—On Wednesday evening, at Ebenezer, Mr. W. G. Owen presiding, a paper was read by Mr. Ed- ward Hughes on the late Dr. Arthur Jones of Bangor, the great "Velsh divine, and a native of Llanrwst. Others who took part were the Rev. Cynwyd Williams, My. William Davies, and the Chairman. CHURCH MEN'S SOCIETY.—At the ChuxcA Hous.e, on Monday evening, refreshments, kindly provided by Mr Charlton, we-TS served to the members, the catering being in the hands of Mrs W atling and Miss Morgan. The mem- bers, having done full justice to the many diain- ties provided by the generous donor, proceeded to elect Mr C. T. Alllard to the chair. The Rec- tor read a delightful paper on National Pro- verbs and their lessons," which was deservedly admired. Further remarks were made by the RelY. T. Robert.s, Messrs A. Roberts, A. E. Evans, and S. Hudson. 'On the motion of Mr Darbyshire, a hearty vote of tilanks was passed to the Rector for his valuable paper, similar votes being accorded the Chairman, Mr Char-- ton, and the ladies who catered for the mem- bers. SALE.—Messrs Blackwall, Hayes & Co. con- ducted a sale of all the stock at Messrs P. & H. Lewis's yard, yesterday (Wednesday), and the sale will be continued to-day (Thursday). ACCIDENT .—Mrs .Evams, Maes Gwyn, Llan- rwst, was, on tihe victim of a nasty accident whilst coming into town. She slipped on the ice-covered road and fell, breaking one of the smaller bones in her foot. She was medi- cally attended, and conveyed home in a cab. THE LATE COUNCILLOR PAKRY.—We should have included in the names of persons attending the late Mr. Arthur Parry's funeral, as an officer of the chapel, Mr, J. Smith Williams, and also Mr. W. G. Owen, as treasurer of the Urban Council. The undertakers were Messrs. D. G. Wilson, Maelgwyn House; and J. Smith Wil- liams, Bradford House. MEMORIAL SERVICE.-On Sunday evening, at Horeb Chapel, the Rev. T. C. Roberts made reference to the late Mr Arthur Parry, and dwelt upon the good qualities of the deceased, and the loss the chapel had sustained by his death. At the close of the service the Dead March was played by Miss Mills. A vote of condolence was also passed with the widow of the late Rev. J. D. Jones, a minister in South Wales, and once a member of Horeb. The late Mr. Jones was a brother of the Rev. Thomas Jones, George-street, and Nant-y-Benglog. DESERTION.—At the Conway Police Court on Monday, Elizabeth Morris, Llanrwst, charged her husband, A. J. Morris, hairdresser, Llandudno Junction, with desertion. The defendant appeared and stated that as he had only been served with the summons the previous Friday he applied that the case be adjourned until the next court. His wife, through her solicitor, had agreed to that course, as he also wished to instruct a solicitor. The magistrates granted the application. HOREB LITERARY SOCIETY.—On Mon- day evening a paper was read by Mr J. S. Ro- berts on Cynfaen," and am address was sriven by Mr Robert Roberts on the late Rev. D. 0. Jones. Several members took part in the dis- cussion.
GLAN CONWAY. DEATH OF MR. MASON,—We regret to announce the death of Mr Phillip Frederick Mason, of The Rosery," Glan Conway, which sad event took place on the 26th November, at the ripe age of 84 years, Mr. Mason was a native of Manches- ter, but had been resident in the district for about twenty years, and was a much-respected and venerable resident. The funeral took place on the Monday following at the Parish Churchyard, the Rector, the Rev. Griffith Williams, officiating. Amongst, the chief mourners were Mrs Mason (widow), Mr. H. Mason (son), Mr. L. Rivett (son-in- law), Mr. H. Rogers Jones, Mr. and Mrs Whittaker, Deganwy Mr. Thos. Evans, Oaktield. Several wreaths were sent. A TEMPERANCE EVENING. On Friday evening, under the auspices of the Bryn Ebenezer Literary and Debating Society, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of Mr. R. Hughes, Felyn Ucha. A splendid address,'in his most eloquent and convincing style, was given by the Rev. Robert Williams, M.A., upon temperance, and another learned address by Miss Looms, Victoria Terrace. Interesting competitions were also held in singing and spelling, the successful competitors being Master Owen Hughes and Miss Owens. The evening was a pleasant one in every respect. AN ANTIQUATED CUSTOM.—Some old cus- toms in rural places die hard. But there exists in these days of social advancement a custom that is more worthy of the first days of railway travelling. For instance, passengers alighting at the Railway Station, after dropping down on to the low plat- form, are obliged to congregate together at the gate to await the departure of the train on its jouriiey and the advent of the porter to unlock the gate and receive tickets. This is a custom that should be obsolete a generation ago. And further, when passengers run at the last minute for the last train, the gate is locked, and passengers may have to lose the train through this irritating custom. Surely we are now in a sufficiently advanced age to have such a thing rectified and the convenience f passengers studied more. Mr. Lane is one of t he most genial of stationmasters, and if he could .c ring about this reform he would be in the eyes of the public more genial still.
1 LLANDDULAS. CYMDEITHASAU DIWYLLIADOL. Da genym weled y fath lwyddiant ar waith v gauaf yn egiwys Caersalem (A ), Cynhelir amr w gyfarfod- ydd gan y gwahanol ddosbarthiadau yn ystod yr wythnos. Y maentollyn boblogaidd iawn. Llwydd- iantmawr sydd ar (idosbarth Iadau'r planr, dau ofal Mri D. Jones, O. Evans, a'r Parch. J. A. Enoch. -Hynod flodeuog y cychwyna'r Gymdeithas Ddiwylliadol fu inor Iwyddiannus y gauaf diweddaf. Cwynir heddyw fad yr egl wysi yn colli gafael ar y bobl ieuainc, ond, wrth weled sel a ffyddlondeb y cyfryw tuagat y gymdeithas hon, prin y credwn fod hyn yu wir am ein hardal m. Swyddogion y gymdeithas ydynt: Llywydd, Parch. J. A. Enoch is-lywvdd, Mr. D. Williams ysrifenydd, Mr S. Williams; trysoryddes, Mrs Martha Roberts—y ddau olaf wedi eu hail-ethol eleni eto. Astudir llyfr y Proffwyd Amos, ac ymdrinir a llu o gwestiynau pwysig ac amserol ereill. Weithiau ceir cyfarfod amrywiaethol fel a gafwyd nos Wener diweddaf, pryd y cafwyd anerchiadau gan y Cadeirydd (Mr. D. Williams), Mr W Williams, Mr 0 Evans, Mrs J. A. Enoch, Mrs M. J. Ev-ans, Mrs Williams, Miss Maria Jones, a Mr Robert Roberts. Canwyd gan Miss Emily Roberts, Mrs Elizabeth Evans, a Mrs Robert Jones. a Parti Mr D. Williams. Adroddwyd gan Mr. O. Pritchard. Drwg gennym nad oedd Mr Enoch yn bresennol oherwydd afiechyd. Pasiwyd pleidlais o gydymdeimlad ag ef. LIGHTEN OUR DARKNESS."—The vil- lage has been left in utter darkness during some nights. When will the authorities see to this very important matter? EFFECTS OF THE STORM.-Buring the storm of last week, the %Llanddulas River was in high flood, and the Maesydon-road was impass- able for days, causing great inconvenience to pedestrians and vehicular traffic. DR. ABEL J. PARRY".—This popular divine delivered a very interesting lecture last night (Wednesday) at the Caersalem Congregational chapel upon temperance. The learned lecturer greatly plieased his hearers wiith his practical and common-sense view of the question. LIBERALISM. A meeting of Liberals was held at Beulah chapel on Monday evening, to make arrangements for the forthcoming election. C selri'es ra'^Qfrngs was suggested and adopted by the large number present. The Rev. J. A. Enoch, Cc/ngregational minister, was elected chairman of tho committee. -c
Llanfairfechan District Council. The monthly meeting of this Council was held in the Council Offices on Tuesday night, presided over by Mr. T. G. Owen (the chairman). Other members present included Messrs. W. G. Roberts (ex-chairman), R. C. Evans, L. D. Jones, Harry Jorss, Evan Jones, T. G. Morgan, Owen Griffith, J. R. Williams, Peter Williams and John Harrison with the Clerk (Mr. W. H. Ellis) the Surveyor (Mr. Thomas Hughes), and the Rate Collector (Mr. Morgan). PROMENADE ENTERTAINMENTS. Mr. Alfred Wentworth wrote accepting the terms of the Council for giving performances on the promenade next summer on six days and four nights of the week. It was stated that the two vacant nights were to be allotted to the Glanravon Male Voice Choir. THE FORESHORE. A complaint was read from the solicitors of the Governors of St. Andrew's Hospital, stating that De. Archdale had noticed the Council's workmen removing shingle westward of the bungalows on the foreshore, and calling attention to the fact that this portion had been leased by the Crown to the Governors. The Surveyor said he was under the impression that the Council were paying rent for the shore a long distance beyond the bungalows, and he felt that they had a right to cart the shingle. The matter was referred to a committee. THE VICTORIA GARDENS. The Council decided to proceed with the work of forming three tennis courts in the Victoria Gardens at an estimated cost of £ 6 10s. VARIOUS. It was decided to repair the Roman-road where it crosses Ffrwd Brynyfoel. The Council decided to request Messrs Bruti- dritt & Co., to submit plans of the two small buildings erected by them at their new works at Tyddyn Drycin.
lawn i Weithiwr yn Ffestiniog. Yn Llys Sirol Ffestiniog, ddydd Iau, o flaen y Barnwr Gwilym Evans, hawliai Griffith Robercsi Hafodunos, Glanypwll, iawn gan Gwmni Chwarel, Oakeley am niweidiau a dderbyniodd tra yn gweithio yn eu chwarel. Ymddangosai Mr. Caradoc Rees, Birkenhead (yn cael ei gyfarwyddo gan y Mri. Lloyd George a George) dros vr hawl- ydd, a Mr. Cuthbert Smith, Lerpwl (yn cael ei gyfarwyddo gan Mri. Carter, Vincent, & Co.) dros y diffynyddion. Ymddengvs i'r hawlydd golli ei goes ar yr 8fed o Dachwedd, 1908, a thal- wyd iawn i fyny i Ragfyr igeg, 1908, pryd y deu- wyd i gyttindeb i dalu £ 250 mewn rhyddhad llawll; ond daliai yr hawlydd fod yna gytundeb yn rhwymo y diffynyddion i ofalu am waith par- haus iddo gael punt yr wythnos o gyllog yn ychwanegol at y £ 250. Rhoddwyd dyfarniad o blaid y diffynyddion.
£ 111M N E Y w:E.E p 1 N G ADDRESS WOOD JONES Tinsmith, 11, UPPER GATE STREET, CONWAY. PRINCIPAL HOUSES IN THE NEIGHBOUR- HOOD ATTENDED TO. 20 YEARS' EXPERIENCE. 1805 Poultry! Poultry! Poultry! Very Finest Salection Cleaned and Dressed in the most up-to-date method. NOT EXCELLED ELSEWHERE. Book Orders for Xmas immediately. Demand is greater than ever before. Ring up 193 —————————— ————— DEGANWY, —————— ENOCH HUGHES. 1580 titrtÍ,)S, jilariages, atib ætatb. DEATHS. JONES—ON the 5th inst., at his residence, "The Woodlands," Colwyn Bay, idwin Jones, aged 64 years. T~ T" j FUNERALS by M. & J. WILLIAMS, Funeral Directors, HIGH STREET, CONWAY. Estab. 1850. Telephone 3x3. H34G Printed and Published by R. E. Jones & Bros., at their Printing JiVorks, The Quay, Conway, and Published at the Central Libary, 8, Station Road, Colwyn Bay.