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ST. PAUL'S TOWER FUND.—The Hon. Mrs. Brodrick, of Coed Coch, has handed £Ss towards the above object and St. Andrew's Land Account as the net proceeds of her entertainment in the Pier Pavilion on October 26th UNITED TEMPERANCE MISSION.— The United Temperance Mission was com- menced on Saturday, and has a successful inauguration. A prayer meeting was held in the Lecture Hall, conducted by the Rev. Thomas Lloyd, and Mrs. Jennie Walker, the distinguished temperance orator deliver- ed an eloquent and spirited address to the workers assembled. On Sunday afternoon, in the Public Hall, a meeting for young people was held, when a large and enthusi- astic number were present. Mr. S. John- ston presided, and Mrs. Walker gave an ad- dress on Does it Pay? In the evening, in the same place, under the presidency of Mr. J. W. Adamspon, Mirs. Walker again addressed the meeting on "A Great Work." On Monday, at Salem Chapel, Mr. R. Thomson, J.P., presided. Mrs. Walker de- livered an address on Practical Sym- pathy." On Tuesday Health and Happi- ness was the subject treated, with Mr. Kettlewell as chairman, .c.nd last night (Wednesday) Mrs. Walker was excellent in her address upon Mind your own busi- ness." Mr. J. R. Jones presided over a splendid attendance. The success of the mission is assured. Meetings will be held to-night (Thursday) and to-morrow (Fri- day), when Mrs. Walker will deliver an ad- dress upon her visit to the United States. AMATEUR OPERATIC AND DRA- MATIC SOCIETY.-The annual general meeting of this Society was held on Tues- day evening at the Cafe Grosvenor, presided over in the absence of Mrs. Mould by Mr. J. W. Holden. The secretary presented a gratifying report. A balance of £ 4 is in hand, after a contribution of three guineas to the Cottage Hospital. Mrs. Mould was re-elected President; Mr. R. WTilliams, Metropolitan Bank, Treasurer, and Mr. H. E. Greenfield, Hon. Secretary. A commit- tee was formed, comprising Mrs. Bruce, Miss Mervyn Wood, Mr. J. W. Holden, Mr. A Ll. Stevenson, S. Rush, G. Mason, E. B. Goldsworthy. CAKE AND APRON SALE.-With the object of raising the sum of C50 towards the support of a native missioner in Ceylon and missionary hospital work in India and Burmah, a cake and apron sale was held in St. John's Church, yesterday (Wednesday). The proceedings were opened by Miss Clay- ton, B.A., of Penrhos College. The follow- in*7 were the stallholders:—Cakes, Mrs. Adamson, Miss Meek, and Mrs. Clegg; fruit, Mrs. Tucker, Misses Adamson and Miss Gwennie Thomas; sweets, Miss Pat. rick, Miss Barfield, and Miss A. Jones; work, Mrs. Hammond, Miss Moss, Miss C. Sugden, Miss Hopkins, and Miss Bellarrs. Mrs. Wm. Sohofield and assistant had charge of the refreshment stall. An organ recital was given by Mr. T. J. Lmekar in the Chapel, and a children's concert later in the evening, presided over by the Rev. F. J. Briggs. A coffee supper concluded 19 the day's proceedings. MISSIONARY MEETING.—On Sunday imiissionary sermons were preached at St. John's English Wesleyan Church by the Rev. A. H. Bestall, from Burmah, and on Monday evening the rev. gentleman deliver- ed an address on the work of the Society. Mr. G. F. A. Osborn presided. BETHLEHEM LITERARY AND DE. BATING SOCIETY.-On Monday evening, the subject for debate was whether the Eis- teddfod upholds its national characteristics. Mr. D. I.I. Davies (St. Tudno) opened with an excellent speech for the defence. Mr. J. Hughes, Apollo, took up the speech for the opposition, m the absence of Mr. Thos. Owen. It was decided that the Eisteddfod does maintain its national characteristics. A vote of condolence was passed with Mr. Thomas Owen, Woodview, who has recently buried his father. A song was rendered by Mr. J. O. Davies, Sefton House. MESSRS. LEWIS AND THOMPSON'S SALE.—This storm sale is attracting numbers of bargain-seekers, and will be con- tinued for a few days longer. The goods are marked at exceedingly low prices. THE CRY OF THE CHILDREN.—Mrs. Francis Nt-nn is the Hon. Secretary of the Colwyn Bay branch of the N.S.P.C.C., whose annual meeting will be held next Tuesday afternoon at the Hotel Metropole. The Hon. Mrs. Brodrick will preside. OXFORD UNIVERSITY EXTENSION LECTURES.—We are glad to see that the Oxford Extension lectures are to be with us again shortly. The Rev. W. Hudson jShaw, M.A., late Fellow of Balhol Colleg ford, sometime President of the Oxford Union Society, will deliver his famous lec- ture on Florence, in the Church Room, Rhiw-road, on Thursday, November 17th, at 8 p.m. Mr. Hudson Shaw is one of the most popular lecturers on the University Extension List, and we are exceedingly for- tunate in securing him for our first lecture. Mr. C. P. Banks, M.A., of Arnold House, will take the chair. The lecture will be il- lustrated by lantern slides.

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