LLANRWST. PREACHERS.—The following will be the preachers for next Sunday:- Zion (C.M.) Rev. H. H. Roberts. B, A., Capel Curig. Scotland-street (C.M.): Rev. T. GwyneJd Rooerts, Conway. HoreD (VV.): Rev. T. C. Roberts ,St. James' (English) (\V.): :\lr. J. A. Raine. M.A., CoiwMi Bay. Tabernacle (C.): Rev. VV. Cynwyd Williams, Ebenezer ^C.) Sunday School. Mission Service. Penuel(B.): \Irs Jones, Blaen Llechau. Breton Mission (R.C.). Hoiv Communion. 8.30 a.m. Parochi,il Miss ii,o ;t.iii Welsh Devotions, b. jo. U. M. 1 rebaol. O. M J. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—The harvest thanksgiving services were held at Llanrwst on Mondav. The services in connection with the E stablished Church were all held at the Parish ( hurch. There was a celebration of Holy ("Olliriunioii at 8 a.m., and also after the n o'clock service. The service at 11 was in Eng- lish, and was intoned by the Rev. Jenkyn Jones, curate. The lessons were read by the Rector (Rev. John Morgan), and the preacher was the Archdeacon of St. Asaph. In the afternoon the harvest cantata was rendered by the Unit- ed Choirs of St. Crwst and St. Mary s. The soloist were Mrs. Thomas, National Schools, and Miss Livermore, The Library. The even- ing service was in Welsh, and was intoned by ihe Rev. Jenkyn Jones. The preacher was the Rev. R. Owen (Vicar of Brynymaen). There were large congregations at each service. At the evening service, when the Church was crowded, a special anthem was rendered. The Church was "tastefully decorated by the fol- lowing ladies Mrs. Roberts and Miss Ed- wards, Rhivvlas the Misses Hill Miss Mor- gan and Miss Lewis. Gifts of fruit, flowers, and vegetables for the decorations were made bv members of the congregation and others. In connection with the Nonconformist places of worship services were held in all chapels at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and 6.30 p.m., and took the form of prayer meetings. There were good attendances throughout. THE EIRE BRIGADE.—The members of the Llanrwst Eire Brigade have made a suitable presentation to Captain I. R. Jones on his re- tirement after being in command of the brigade for eight years. Mr. Jones is leaving shortly for Fa/tagonia, where he has accepted an ap- pointment. Councillor Albert Hughes, in mak- ing the presentation on behalf of the staff, said that, since his appointment Captain Jones had raised the brigade from a state of chaos into one of the most efficient in Wales. During the twenty-five years he had resided at Llanrwst Captain Jones had been identified with almost every movement of importance in the town, and his departure would entail a serious loss to the district. He was the pioneer of the movement to introduce organs to assist con- gregational singing in Nonconformist churches in Wales. As he secretary of the Liberal As- sociation in the Vale of Conway he had been indefatigable in his efforts on behalf of the principles he was such a staunch supporter of. A TESTIMONIAL.—A Committee has been appointed to present Mr. T. R. Jones with a testimonial prior to his leaving the town at the end of the month for Patagonia. The Chairman is Mr. H. J. W. Watling, with Mr. T. Rogers Jones as Treasurer, and Mr. T. Lati- mer Jones as Secretary. TABERNACLE.—At the meeting of the Tab- ernacle Literary Society, held on Friday, the Rev. W. Cynwyd Williams presiding, the even- ing was spent in dealing with Welsh proverbs and their meanings. The meeting proved highly enjoyable. ELECTORAL REFORM.-This was the sub- peat of a debate art the meeting of the United Improvement Society held on "ednesdav even- ing, and which was opened by Mr. John Hughes, Berwvnfa. The chair was occupied bv Mr. G. R. Jones, Apothecaries' Hall. L READING ROOM SOCIAL.—In connection with the Library end Reading Room, a social was held on Thursday evening at the Central Restaurant, Mr. T.R.Jones presiding. Light refreshments were partaken of, and an enjoy- able progralmme was gone through. Solos were rendered bv Messrs. L. M. llugls, Den- nis Rogers Jones. Evan Pughe, John Evans, R. Davies, D. Pryce Williams, and several humor- ous selections were given by a male voice party conducted by Mr. Archie ( arter. Gramaphone selections were given by Mr. John Evans, and speeches by vfhe Chairman and Mr. W. E. Jones. An interesting competition for any solo was keenly contested, and some notable singers were among the aspirants for honours. The adjudicators, Messrs E. M. Jones, E. Pughe, and W. E. Jones, awarded the prize evenly be- tween Mr. John Evans and R. Davies. The chorus The Soldier's Farewell" was sung to mark the departure of the Chairman from Llan- rwst, and an enjoyable meeting terminated with the singing of the National Anthem, Mr. Ilarrv Williams leading in the solo. ZION LITERARY SOCIETY.—The mem- bers of his Society on Friday evening listened to an excellent paper by Mr. J. D. Jones, solicitor, on the late Mr. lom Ellis, M.P. The chair was occupieo by the President, Mr. T. R. Jones. Others who spo-lte were Messrs. W. II. Williams, Evan Pughe, J. Hughes, T. Tudor Williams, Miss Jones (Ty'nycaeau) and Miss Evans (Vale View). MART SALE.—Messrs Blackwall, Hayes and Co. conducted their mart sale at Cae'rgraig on Tuesday, and considering the nature of the weather there was a good attendance, cund a large number of sheep and cattle were sold at satisfactory prices. DRUNKS.—On Monday, before Messrs. O. Tzeroed Jones and E. Jones-Owen, two labourers named' Thomas Evans and James Riley were charged with being drunk and disorderly on Saturday night. P.C. Jones proved the case A fine of as. 6d. and costs was imposed in each ly!W.C.A.—The inaugural meeting of the local branch of the Young Women's Christian Association took place at the Glan Conway Rooms on Thursday. The members gathered together and partook of tea kindly supplied by the members of the Committee. The gathering was briefly addressed by the President, Miss Jones, Mrs. Thomas, and others, and thanks were accorded to those who generously con- tributed to the furnishing of the rooms. Officers were elected for the coming session, which is likely to prove highly slccessful, as 48 senior and 12 junior members were enrolled during the evening. The rooms, which are extremenly cosv, will be open every evening from 6 to 9, when instruction will be given in crochet and needlework Bible classes will also be held, and discourses in literature will be given. There will be two gymnasium classe*, one for juniors and another'for the seniors. We can only hope that the efforts oi the organisers will be appreciated and that as many of our voung women as can find time will attend one or other of these classes.
TREFRIW. BLODWEN STORES. TREl'TMVV.—The right place for good work, call or drop a card to William Kpcn. Pluothpr. Glazier. h. and c. water Engineer, Sanitary Work done. Electric Bells fixed Jobbing punctually attended to. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—In connec- tion with Peniel and Fbenezer Chapels, services were held throughout the day on Monday, and were well -ttended THE LIBRARY.—At a meeting of the com- mittee of the Public Library, held on Mon- day, it was decided to call a public meeting, in'order to decide if the institution was to be carried on or to be closed in future. EBENEZER LITERARY SOCIF.TY.-The above society have elected a* officers for the filing year the following-.—Chairman, Rev. Henrv Jones Vice-chairman, Mr. Edward Wil- liams, Bryn Derwen; Treasurer, Mr. John Fvans Rose Cottage; Secretary, Mr. David Roberts, Bryn Afon. The first meeting will be held October the 27th.
BETTWSYCOED. WEATHER OBSERVATIONS AT BE ITWSYCOED For the week ending Saturday, Oct. 15th, 19x0. Mean Maximum (iii Shade) 5 6',<; Mean Minimum (111 Shade) 43'8 Highest in Shade 61 Lowest in Snaae XI Maximum in the Sun Lowest on the grass 36 Bright Sunshine ao'4 per hr. | Mean amount of Cloud 56-4 percent, Ubserver-UR. HUGH WATSON OX. DEATH.—We regret to announce the death of Mr. Griffith Ellis, son of the laite Mr. Ellis Griffith Ellis, and of Mrs. Ellis, Llys Llywelyn, which occurred near Aberystwyth on Monday, lL his 30th year. The deceased was mail car- rie1: to "spyty and l'enirevoelals for many years previous to his removal to Aberystwyth some two years ago. The. body will be conveyed to Bettws, and the interment will take place at the. Parish Churchyard. DRAMATIC SOCIETY—The Bettws Ama- teur Dramatic Society have commenced their rehearsals for the performance of the humorous drama entitled "Oh! Susannah." The per- formance is expected to take place about Christmas. IMPROVING.—-We are pleased to note a still further improvement in the condition of Mr. R. Parry, J.P. He is still very weak, but is making a steady progress. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—The annual services in connection with Brynmawr and Tabernacle were held on Monday. The collec- tion at Bryn Mawr, which is towards the build- ing fund, amounted to ^"41. LEAVING.—Many will regret the departure of Mr. and Mrs. Plummer from Bettws. Dur- ing their five ye irs' stay in the village they have made many friends. They will take up their residence at Morecambe.
LLANBEDR-Y-CENIN. QUARTERLY MEETING.—The Congrega- tional Quarterly Meeting was held at Salem on Thursday, when a very .good representation at- tended. It is over twenty-five years since the meeting was held here before. The morning meeting, which was presided over by the Rev. Cynwyd illiams, Llanrwst, was devoted to the usual routine business of the district. In the afternoon meeting, which was presided over by Prof. Rhys, Bangor, a discussion took place 0,1 the amalgamation of missionary efforts on the lines suggested at the Edinburgh Confer- ence. On Wednesday evening sermons were delivered by the Rev. Henry Jones, Trefriw, and Piof. Davies, Bangor, and on Thursday evening by two Bangor ministers. Excellent sera ons were delivered to large and appreci- ative congregations. HARVEST FESTIVAL.—Chill Ootober, witn her glow of russet and amber, is with us once again. The winds are fitfully trying their strength for the coming winter. The rain drives in sheets of mist down the mountainside, and over the garnered fields, where the cheery hus- bandman is carting his last loads, and the hum of the threshing machine rises and falls from the well-stacked farm yard. Monday morning by 10 o'clock saw Llanbedr Church in prepara- tion for the harvest thanksgiving. In the porch were huge stooks of grain, sheaves of flowers brought by Miss M. Griffith, Mr. John Hughes and Mr. T. H. Parry-Jones and others. Soon, baskets of roses, chrysanthemums, dahlias, &c., began to arrive from many kind friends, includ- ing Mrs. Price, Caerhun Vicarage; Mrs. Thos. Gee, who contributed a beautiful floral cross in pure white; Mrs. Holland, who, with Mrs. J. Bailey, decorated the east window with white roses and moss Miss Aldwith Williams and the Misses Brazil, who undertook the pul- pit in moss and pink roses, and the font in roses and white flowers Capt. and Miss Lewis Jones, Miss Bather, Miss Hughes, Mrs. Thorn and many others sent contributions, and never has there been such a profusion of beautiful decorations. Tuesday (St. Luke's Day) broke smiling and sunny for the first service, Holy Communion at 10.30 At 3 o'clock, alas the rain again descended, doubtless keeping many from the English service, but not im. pairing the heartiness of the thanksgiving The Rev. Llew. R. Hughes, Rector of Llandudno, preached a most thoughtful and uplifting ser- mon from St. Luke x. 27. The evening service was, as usual, crowded, and hearty thanksgiving rose in prayer and praise. The Rev. Llew R. Hughes was again the preacher, the Rector (the Rev. Robert Williams) taking the service, and Miss Potter presided at the harmonium. The new lamp at the church gate was greatly appreciated and admired by the congregation.
PENMACHNO. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—Monday last was observed as harvest thanksgiving day, and the schools and the quarries were closed for the day. Services were held at the Anglican Church and at the various Nonconformist chapels. NEW SCHOOL.—An enthusiastic meeting was held at the Cwm N.P. School on Tuesday with the object of getting a new Council school for Cwm The Rev. H. Meirion Davies and Mr. R. M. Jones and others addressed the meeting, and a resolution was unanimously passed in favour of the movement. It was de- cided to write to the Education Committee and to the Board of Education, and Mr. D. Ellis Jones, Rhiwbach-terrace, was elected a corre- spondent. THE VACANT SEAT.—It has been decided to ask Mr. J. G. Evans, Penmachno Quarry, to fill the vacant seat on the Geirionydd Dis- trict Council and the Llanrwst Board of Guar- dians, caused by the death of Mr. E. W. Roberts.
CAERHUN. THANKSGIVING SERVICES.—The harvest festival was held at Caerhun Church on Fri- day. At 10.30 Holy Communion was celebrated, at three o'clock an English service was held, and at seven o'clock the Welsh service was held. The Rev. D. Price conducted the ser- vices, and the Rev. R. T. Jones, Glan Ogwen, Rural Dean of Arllechwedd, preached in the afternoon and evening The congregations were larger than they had been for many years, and the Church was most beautifully decorated by Mrs. Gee, Caerhun Hall, aided by Mr. 1'. Greene, head garndener; Misses Brazil, Ffyn- nonbedr; Mrs. Thomas, Rectory; Mrs. Wil- liams, Bryatirion; Miss Bibby, Plas yn Roe; Miss Price and Miss Bradwen Jones. Fruit and flowers were also kindly sent by Mrs. Holland, Gell y l'orwyn; Miss Taylor, Roewen, and Mrs. R. W. Nickson, Cefn. NURSING ASSOCIATION.—The nurse came to the district on Monday, and has already commenced work. There is no doubt that she will prove a great boon, and being Welsh- speaking she will be more able to be of ser- vice to many of the inhabitants. She is sta- tioned at Ty'nygroes, where she is within easy call by the telephone.
TALYBONT. MANAGERS' MEETING.—A managers' meeting was held at the Council School on Friday evening, the following members being present:—Mr. Hugh Jones, Mr. Hugh Roberts and Mr. Jonathan Hughes It was decided to close the school on Monday and Tuesday for the thanksgiving services, and the Clerk was instructed to write to the Rev. R. Williams, B.A., Llanbedr, asking him in future to hold the thanksgiving services on the same day as the other places of worship. The question of purchasing a magic lantern for the use of the day and evening school was deferred. THANKSGIVING SERVICES.—On Mon- day the thanksgiving services were held at the different chapels in Llanbedr and Talybont. In the morning the services were held at Tal- ybont and Llwynygwaew, in the afternoon at Salem and Tyucha'rffordd, and in the evening at the three chapels. Very good congregations attended all the services.
CONWAY. SPECTACLES and Eyeglasses for Reading and I defective E)esight.-W. Hughes, Chemist and optician, Castle Street. Conway. Agent fori Fairy" Rimltss Eyeglasses. I YOUR UMBRELLA re-covered as new, with I the famous Gloria cover, from 3s. bd. post free. —Walker, Hairdresser and fODdccùuist, Ldncaster- square, Conway. 193 JOHN M'GILP, practical watchmaker and jeweller. Watches, clocks, jewellery, spectacles, and silver-plate repaired. Address High-street, Conway. 1573 A vuOlJ PLACE FOR BOOTS.—b 01 uw. oest and cheapest of all class of boots ilai shoes, go to Joseph Jones, Comptoa House, Castle-street, UOQway. Best shop tor rep-lxe Agent for K Boots and other best Brands. FIRE BRIGADE.—Orders for week ending October ]lst.Statior:. duty: Firemen, Robert Jones and Rowland Jones. Probationers: T. E. Jones and Owen Jones. Officer on duty: Chief Officer Fi A. DelaD-otte.-F. A. DELA- MOTTI- Chief Officer. DEATH.-ln the early hourse of Tuesday morning, the death took place of Mr. Ormus Edmond Bidd'ulph, eldest son of Mr. Ormus Biddulph, of the Old Bank, Chester. The deceased, who was 61 years of age, came to reside at Conway about three years ago, and stayed in Victoria-terrace. He was a native of Ledbury, Herefordshire. During his stay in Conway, he had become very well known amongst the inhabitants and was highly re- spected. The funeral takes place this (Thurs- day) morning at'St. Agnes Churchyard. THE CHORAL SOCIETY—A general meet- ing of the members of the Choral Society was held on Thursday night, presided over by Mr. Owen Evans. The Secretary (Mr. R. T. Hughes) submitted the balance sheet for last session, showing a deficit of £2 odd. Mr. J. P. Griffiths was again unanimously elected con- ductor, and the following committee were ap- pointed: -M -ssrs. )wtn Evans, R. T. Hughes, J. Ilooson, T Idwal Hughes, Josef E. Jones, J. Harry Jones, John Roberts, T. R. Hammond and Ted Evans. The Committee will decide as to the work to ibe performed during the coming session. BEGGING.—For the offence of begging in Castle-street on Monday '.light, Samuel Hough- ton, a native of Warrington, wis sent to prison for 14 days with hard labour. P.C. Owen, Gyffin, proved the case. FREEMASONRY.—On Monday at the Masonic Hall, Rhyl, Mr. J. W. Post, Conway, was installed Worshipful Master of the Rhyl Caradoc Lodge (1674) of A.F. and W.M. The installattion ceremony was conducted by W. Bro. A. A. Goodall (retiring W.M.), assisted by W. Bro. K. Me. Ewen, P.W., P.P.G.J.W., who has held the office of secretary of the lodge for 21 years. SEION LITERARY SOCIETY.—An excel- lent Literary Society in connection with the Seion Congregational Chapel has been formed for the winter session. The Rev. J. Luther Thomas is Chairman; Mr. Arthur Griffiths, secretary, and Mr. John Thomas Jones, treas- urer. The first meeting of the Session took place on Monday night, presided over by the Mayor (Councillor John Williams). Songs were rendered by Messrs W. E Jones and Robert Roberts, Miss Ella Williams and Miss Jones, Bryntirion. A cornet solo was given by Mr. David Williams, and a recitation by Mr. Joseph Thomas. Mr. E. R. Davies, Cadnant Park, recited a number of interesting tales which caused considerable amusement amongst the members. There was also a novel competition in which competitors were to describe an object without naming it, and the prize for this was won by Mr. Robert Roberts. An excellent pro- gramme has been ananged for the session, when there will be debates and papers on interesting topics VV EST,F,YANISM.—The annual preaching meetings of the Welsh Wesleyans commenced nt Tabernacle chapel on Sunday, when the Rev. D. Tecwyn Evans occupied the pulpit. In the afternoon a children's service was held, when addresses were delivered bv Messrs. E. L. Rowlands, C.C., Aberdovev W. S. Owen, C.C., Holyhead; T. C. Jones, Cadnant, and Evan Davies, the Superintendent in charge of the meeting. Solos and recitations were also given, and the amual Letter from the Sunday School Union, which is the chief feature of these meetings, was read. On Monday night, the Rev. R. W. Roberts, Llandudno, preached dn eloquent sermon, and on Tuesday evening the Rev. W. O. Evans, Bootle, was the preacher. Meetings were held throughout yesterday (Wednesday) when the preachers were the Revs. Hugh Hughes, Cohvyn, and W. O. Evans, Bootle. There were good congregations. PULPIT CELEBRITY.—The Rev. Princi- pal T. Rees, M.A., of Bala-Bangor Congrega- tional College, will occupy the pulpit at Seion Chapel next Sunday morning and evening. TABERNACLE C.M. CHAPEL.-We under- stand that the adherents of the Tabernacl C.M. Chapel, near Conway, are at present compelled to conduct their services at their schoolroom, owing to the important and extensive alterations being carried on at the chapel. The work com- menced a week ago, and will take no less than three months time. The contractors are Messrs. David Jones, Son, and Roberts, of this town. The whole of the work is being executed under the supervision of Messrs. Richard Davies and Son., the well known Chapel Architects, Bangor.
GYFFIN. SOAR WELSH WESLEYAN CHAPEL.— Services next Sunday, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., Rev. Hugh Hughes. Colwyn. GYFFIN C.M. CHAPEL SERVICES and 6. CHILDREN S SERVICE.—Sunday last was set apart at the Soar Wesleyan Chapel for ser- vices for the children. Addresses, songs, recita- tions, &c., were given, and an address was also read by Mr. Roger Williams.
PYDEW, Llandudno Junction. THE LATE MR. WILLIAM EVANS, BRYN PYDEW.—We are informed that the paragraph which appeared in our last issue is not quite correct. The late Mr. Evans, by an altered will in 1907, left his property Penisardre and Tany- ffordd to Elizabeth Roberts, daughter to Mrs. Selina Evans, and iico to Miss Mary Catherine Davies. The trustees in the will of 190c; are not the present trustees. DEATH.—We regret to record the death of Mr. Robert Hughes, the only son of Mr. and Mis. Williams Hughes, Gloddaeth-view, Pydew, which took place on Monday, last week, after a short but severe illness. He was eighteen years of age, and serving his time as a coach- builder with Messrs. John Roberts and Son, Llandudno, where he was much liked by his fellow workmen. He was a young man of qi-iiet disposition and much respected by all who knew him. The funeral, which was one of the largest seen in the district for some time, took place on Friday, at the Parish Church of Llan- gwstenin. The service at the house was con- ducted by the Rev. O. Selwyn Jones, of Deganwv, on behalf of the Bryn l'ydew Meth- odist Chapel, of which young Hughes was a faithful member.' The Church at Llangwste-nyn was crowded. Ten representatives of the firm of Messrs. J. Roberts and Son were present and acted as bearers, and there was a beautiful floral tribute from the men at the works, and another amongst many, from The Sailor's Home," Gogarth, Llandudno. The Rector conducted th service in the Church and at the graveside. The greatest sympathy of the whole neighbourhood goes out to Mr. and Mrs. Hughes, who have within a short space of time J keenly felt the bereavement of other dear ones through, death.
I LLANDUDNO. LIVING PICTURES.—Possibly no town in Wales is better off than Llandudno in the sup- !ply of first-class living pictures. Those who are in doubt as to this should pay a visit to I the Pier Biocope or the Prince's Theatre. INTERESTING.—Mr. John Pierce, of Ty Gwyn holding, on the sides of the Great Orme, not far from the Pier Pavilion, was the only Welshman, in the early days of Llandudno, who could write English. THE CY MMRODORION.—It is hoped before long to establish a branch of the Cymmrodor- ion Society, which is so dear to all patriotic Welshmen, in the town. INTERESTING WEDDING.—On Wednes- day, October 12th, at Siloh Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, the marriage took place of Mr. John Herbert Jones, of Anfield, Liverpool, to Miss Morfudd Owen, second daughter of Alderman John Owen, Avallon, Llandudno. The officiating ministers were the Rev. E. O. Davies, B.Sc., assisted by the Rev. Thomas Jones. Miss Gwladys Owen (sister of the bride) acted as bridesmaid, and Mr. Harold Hughes, of Anfield, Liverpool, was best man. The bride was attired m a stylish white tailor made dress, trimmed with braid, and white satin hat to match. She carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley (the gift of the bridegroom). The bridesmaid wore a light grey cloth tailor- made dress, with grey satin hat trimmed with silver. She carried a bouquet of tea roses, and also wore a gold bracelet (the gifts of the bride- 1 groom). The bride was given away by her father, and her brother, Mr. T. J. Owen, of Manchester, was in attendance. A reception was held at Avallon to a small circle of relatives and friends after which the bride and bride- groom departed en route for Brighton, where the honeymoon is being spent. Her travelling costumne was of blue cloth with a blue velvet hat trimmed with fur. She wore a handsome set of grey squirrel furs (the gift of the bride- groom). The young couple were the recipients of a large number of valuable and useful presents. THE LIBERAL CLUB.—Mr. Henry Wood- hall, the Chairman, presided on Friday evening at the shareholders' meeting of the Llandudno Liberal Club Buildings Company, Limited, at which the first financial year's report was put before the meeting. The Chairman, in moving the adoption of the report, said it was a delight to be able to show the sound state in which Liberalism was in Llandudno. The directors had first recommended the payment of a divid- end of 4! per cent., but on the accounts being finally adjusted for audit he, with the con- currence of his brother directors, moved the payment of a dividend of 5 per cent. free of income tax. He now proposed the adoption of the report and accounts, including the con- firmation of the dividend recommended by the Board. Mr. Ralph Fisher seconded the pro- position, which was carried unanimously. The retiring directors were re-elected, to whom, to- gether with Mr. James Marks, the secretary, and Mr. E. P. Morris, the auditor, hearty votes of thanks were passed. Mr. Fisher said he felt that they had secured admirable premises, and that they were thoroughly justified in renewing the lease of 75 years. No formal resolution was put to the meeting, but Mr. Fisher's suggestion was warmly commended. VISIT OF MANCHESTER NATURALISTS. —The Manchester Naturalists' Society, accom- panied by their president, Sir William Bailey, visited Llandudno on Friday and stayed there for the week-end. Most of the party took part on Saturday morning in an excursion to the Great Orme's Head, for the purpose of in- specting some of the archaeological remains to be found there, including the cromlechs. They were led by Mr. W. Bezant Lowe, the excursion secretary of the Llandudno Field Club. The other members visited Conway. In the after- noon a gymkhana was held on the lawn at Craigside, and in the evening there was a whist drive and dance. The weather was quite fine, though somewhat cool. UNEMPLO\ MEN f.—At the Council meet- j ing on Friday (to-morrow) Alderman Robert 1 Roberts v/ill open the question regarding work for the unemployed. It will be remembered that the Council stated that certain works were to be undertaken this winter, and as there are many men unemployed, the sooner the good news becomes a fact the T>ettei\ ST. GEORGE'S BAND OF HOPE.—The season was opened, on Monday, of the St. j George's Band of Hope, when arrangements were made for the winter.
PENRHYNSIDE. THE DOGS ACT.—At the Llandudno Police Court on Monday, James Hughes, Penygroes- ffordd, was fined is. and costs for allowing his dog to be at large in Queen's-road, Llandudno, without a collar giving the name and address of the owner.
LLANDUDNO JUNCTION. CONCERT.—-With the object of aiding the funds of the Arthur Jones' Memorial Chapel, Broad-street, a successful concert was held in that place last night (Wednesday). The chair was occupied by County Councillor W. O. Wil- liams. The artistes were Miss Maggie Jones, contralto, prize winner at the Colwyn Bay National Eisteddfod; Miss Gertrude Hoskins and Mr. Llewelyn Davies, Colwyn Bay; Mr. John Houldsworth, solo violin; the Conway Instrumental quartette; and Deiniol Fychan, Crown reciter of Wales. The accompanist was Madame Baugh, A.L.C.M (nee Miss Sallie Edwards. SATURDAY'S CUP-TIE.—Bettwsycoed will visit the Junction on Saturday to engage the Junction Reserves in the first round of the Coast Junior Cup. The Wrens are a strong side, and the match should prove a stiff en- counter. ST. JOHN'S AMBULANCE.—The awards in connection with the Llandudno Junction centre were distributed by Mr. G. S. Phazackerley, District Superintendent of Chester, on Thurs- day. Before making the presentation he spoke a few words of encouragement to the staff. He said it gave him great pleasure to come down to make the presentation. There was no body of men to whom a course of ambulance training was of greater advantage than railway men generally. He then cited a few instances in which railway men had been able to render efficient first aid both to their fellow workmen and others. He was pleased to find so many members of the staff at Llandudno Junction taking up this most useful study, and hoped they would continue. It gave him great pleasure to hear that another class was about to be formed, and he hoped all members of the staff who had not passed the first aid course would take advantage of doing so at once. He then on behalf of the class thanked Dr. Joseph R. and Mrs. Williams, Conway, for their kind- ness in acting as instructors. This year 23 members sat for examination, and all passed. The following members obtained awards:- Second examination: William Evans, Edward Hughes, David J. Jones, Glyn Ll. Jones, Wil- liam Jones, Joseph Thomas, and John T. Tibbott. Third examination, or medallion John Cassidy, Richard O. Jones, and Richard Owens. Fourth examination William Davies, Humphrey Hughes, Edwin Brown and Richard Owen. Fifth examination Albert R. Coude, William A. Eastwood, Edwin Jones, William Ralphs, John Jones, William H. Jones and Hugh Williams. Sixth examination James O. fc Donald and Edward Newing.
CAPEL GARMON. FATAL ACCIDENT.—It is with regret that we announce the death of Mr. Evan James Williams, son of the late Mr. John Williams, White Horse Inn, which occurred. last week at Aberdare, as the result of an accident. It appears that whilst deceased was engaged in his work as a bricklayer, repairing a chimney stack at a height of 80 feet, he by some means fell to the ground and was killed instantaneous- ly. An inquest was held, and the body was identified with his brother, Mr. John Williams, C.C., Ffridd Ucha, Llanrwst, and a verdict of accidental death returned. The funeral took place at Aberdare. The deceased was a bach- elor. HARV EST THANKSGIVING.—The harvest thanksgiving was held in the village on Mon- day, end was of a united order. The two Nonconformist Chapels worshipped together. At the Parish Church in the morning there was a celebration of Holy Communion in the afternoon there was an English service, the sermon being preached by the Rev. Ellis Davies, Rector A Llanddoget, and in the even- ing there was a service and sermon in Welsh, tile preacher being the Rev. J. Lumley, llan- dudno.
LLANGELYNIN. 1 HANKSGIV ING.—The annual thanksgiving services for the harvest were held in the Parish Church, on Thursday. October 13th The Rev. J. C. Jones, Rector, conducted the services, and the organ was played by Miss Cole. Eloquent sermons were preached by the Rev. E. Lumlev, Curate of Llandudno, ir English in the after- noon, and by the Rev. E. H. Griffith, Rector of Llangadwaladr, in the evening. The Church had been tastefully decorated for the occasion by Mrs. and Miss Jones, The Rectory; Mrs. NVood and Miss Limburne, Gorse Hill Mrs. Cunningham, Upton Lodge; Misses Jones, Glas- fryn and Miss Edwards, Trecastell-terrace. Corn, fruit, flowers and vegetables had been kindly sent by the above-named ladies and also by Mrs. W agstaff, Mrs. Jones, Ierchlnl; Mrs. Fielding, Miss Nickson, Mrs. Jones, Cae Col; Messrs. Jenkinson ana Sons, The Nurseries, and ,e others.
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PENMAENMAWR. PENMAENMAWR. LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOARD IN- QUIRY.—Yesterday (Wednesday) morning, a Local Government Board inquiry was held in the Council offices by Mr. A. A. G. Malet. M.I.C.E., into the application of the Council lor power to borrow [woo for the provision of a recreation ground at Dwygyfylchi. There were present the Chairman ot the Council (Mr. 1'. H. McClementi, Councillors Dr. J. R. Wil- liams, F. D. Chantrey, and R. D. Jones, Messrs W. F. Helby, E. F. Todd, H. R. Williams and the Rev. J. Rowlands; with the Deputy Clerk (Mr. J. W. Post;, the Surveyor (Mr. R. John Hughes) and others. Mr. J. W. Post gave the usual statis- tics, adding that the total indebtedness of the Council up to March 31st, 1910, was Z26,463, and the debt on the waterworks under the Local Act ;69,898, and under the Sanitary Act £ 16,565. The Chairman, Dr. J. R. Williams, Messrs. Helby and Todd spoke in favour of the ap- plication, each of them pointing out the bene- fits of the scheme, and the need for it, in order to be able to compete with other water- in-places. Councillor R. D. Jones spoke in opposition. After a vote of thanks to the In- spector, the inquiry was closed, and an in- spection was made of the recreation ground. TERRITORIALS.—Lance-Sergts. E. H. Evans and E. H. Jones have returned from the School of Musketry -it Hythe, having success- fully passed their examinations. The Territorial year ends on the 31st October as regards drills, musketry and general efficiency, and the com- pany will afterwards be open to recruits. It is hoped that a good number will join, as there are numerous special functions to take place next year in which the Battalion will take a prominent part. ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY.—This Society has been re-formed with Mr. L. F. Bartle as conductor and Mr. A. G. Davies as secretary. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—Thanksgiv- ing services were held in the English Pres- byterian Chapel on Monday night, when a special sermon was preached by the Rev. Gwilym H. Evans, B.A., Menai Bridge. PREACHING MEETINGS.—The" annual preaching meetings in connection with the Bap- tists were held on Tuesday night and through- out yesterday (Wednesday), the special preach- ers being the Rev. Mr. Lloyd, Holyhead. and the Rev. J. Bowen. Pembroke. JERUSALEM CHAPEL.-Tha collections towards the debt on this chapel on harvest thanksgiving day amounted to £ 110. We are also informed that Mrs. Jones, Gwysfa, who lent ZSoo when the chapel was being erected, has transferred this sum towards the debt. The Chapel was erected at a cost of /ooo, and the debt remaining now amounts to ^4,000. FOOTBALL-For the Junior Cup against Llanfairfechan, on Saturday, on the Groes- ffordd field, the following have been selected to represent Penmaenmawr ;-J. Jones; W. E. Hughes and Hugh Jones; R. Brown, Caleb Williams, and Thomas Jones; J. W. Lunt, Llewelyn Roberts, R. Morris, C. Gloare, and A. G. Jones. NIGHT SC HOOLS.—The night schools under the auspices of the Education Committee com- menced on Tuesday at the Council Schools, and were well attended. AN EARNEST PLEA.-An earnest plea was put forward at Liverpool on Monday bv Mr. W. Bezant Lowe, of Llanfairfechan", for the I'! cation of a strong public opinion to bring pressure to bear upon the quarrying company concerned with a view of the preservation of the summit of a mountain at Penmaenmawr. Complaints were made that both at Penmaen- mawr and in other parts of Wales by reason of mining and quarrying operations many valu- able historical relics and landmarks are being destroyed. The occasion was the annual meeting of the Liverpool Committee for Ex- (vatjoJ1 and Research in Wales and the Marches.
LLANFAIRFECHAN. LIVING PICTURES.—On Iridav an excel- lent living picture entertainment was given in the Public Hall, the proceeds of which were in aid of the Baptist Chapel Building Fund. Mr. Robert Hughes, J.P., was in the chair. GLADSTONE LEAGUE.—The weekly meet- ing of the local branch of the Gladstone "League was held on Friday in the Peniel Chapel Schoolroom, presided over by Mr. R. S. Wil- liams, who also acted as musical adjudicator. Songs were rendered by Miss Gwladvs Hughes, Fron Helig, and Mr. Tom Hughes", Gerizim. Recitations were given by Messrs. H. Rees Davies, Richmond House, and John Jones, Mona-terrace. Miss E. Hughes, Gerizim, won the solo competition. THE LOCAL GOVERNING BODY.—A somewhat curious incident occurred during the election of a Governor on the Bangor Local Governing Body. There were two candidates for the vacancy—the Rev. Win. Edwards, Vicar of Bangor, and Mr. Timmins, headmaster of the Llanfairfechan N.P. School. The voting, according to the rule laid down by the scheme, was by lot, i.e., the names of the candidates were written on pieces of paper and placed in a hat, the candidate whose name was first drawn to be elected. The lot feli on the Vicar, who was therefore declared elected.
GLAN CONWAY. HARVEST THANKSGIVING.—Commencing on Monday, the harvest thanksgiving services in connection with St. Fraid's Parish Church took place. A Welsh service was held in the even- ing. The Church was most beautifully decor- ated and the service wTas bright and heatrw On 1 uesdaj* at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Welsh services were also held. The preachers were the Rev. John Davies, Rhyl, and the Rev. James Davies, Liverpool, at the Welsh service. On Tuesday the Holy Eucharist was administered in English at 8 a.m., and evensong at 3 p.m., the preacher being the Vicar of Llanrhos, the Rev. J. F. Reece. The collections were in aid of Home and Foreign Missions
EGLWYS BACH. WEDDING. On Wednesday, the wedding of Miss Grace Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs Evan Jones, Penygraig, to Mr. W. H. Jones, Ffynongroew, was solemnised at Ebenezer, Chapel. The rites were performed by the Rev. T. Gwilym Roberts, pastor of the chapel. SUCCESS.—Mr. Henry Parry, our local tenor, gained the challenge prize at Penrhyn- side last week. CONCERT.-On Monday night the Wesley- ans held a concert at the Schools. It was design- ated as a Night with the Harp," and the Blind Harpist of Festiniog had been engaged for the occasion. Dewi Mai o Feirion and Mr. J. E. Jones, Carnarvon, sang several items to the accompaniment of the harp. Both were loudly encored. Our local artists, Mr. Harry Parry, Mr. Phillips, and Mr. Robert Williams, gave some songs during the evening. The Rev. D. Griffith, Bethel, presided and Dewi Mai conducted. HARVEST THAN.-KSCIVING.-Services of praise were held at the Nonconformist places of worship on Monday. The weather turned out very wet, but the attendance at all the chapels were most satisfactory. SMALL HOLDINGS.—In view of the large demand that exists locally for small holdings we understand that Lady McLaren intends t rearrange some of her larger farms in order to meet with the wishes of applicants.
The 'Varsity Football Club. WITHDRAWAL FROM THE LEAGUE. At a specially-summoned meeting of the student representatives of the 'Varsity football team on Monday evening, it was unanimously decided to withdraw the team from the North Wales Coast League, owing to lack of support.