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LLANRWST. PREACHERS.—The following will be the preachers for next Sunday Zion (C.M.): Rev. Robert Roberts, Colwyn Bay. Scotland-street (C.M.): « u i Horeb (W.): Prayer Meeting. Mr Gnfnth Jones, CSt1Jam«,0(nEngi:sb) (W.): Mr H. W. Jones. Colwyn BTabernacle (C.): Prayer Meeting. Rev. W. Cynwyd Williams. Ebenezer (C.): Sunday School. Prayer Meeting. Penuel (B.): Mr. L. Evans. Bangor. Breton Mission (R.C.). Holy Communion, 8.30 a.m. Parochial Mass 11.0 a.m. Welsh Devotions, 6.30. G. M. Trebaol. O.M.I. TEST CONCERT.—On Thursday evening a test concert was held under the auspices of the local lodge of Oddfellows. There was a splendid attendance presided over (in the absence through illness of Mr T. Rogers Jones, C.C.), by the Rev. Wm. Thomas, and Mr E. Davies Jones ably conducted the pro- ceedings. The adjudicators were :-Singing, Messrs T. R. Williams, A.C., Trefriw, and Evan Lewis, Capel Curig recitations, Mr O. R. Hughes, M.A., County School. The ac- companist was Mr D. Parry, A.R.C.M., who opened the proceedings with a selection on the pianoforte. The vocal tests were divided into three sections, the first being for com- petitons under 17, whilst the next stage was for those not having previously won more than 30s" and the Challenge Solo (Open), their renderings to be the works of Handel, Beet- hoven, Mendelssohn, or Haydn, and a prize of 50s. was offered. The recitation was open to any piece, the selection of the reciter. For such excellent prizes the standard of the singing was exceptionally low, and only on one or two occasions did the competitor approach anywhere near what was expected. The rendering by Mr Felix Davies, Bangor, of '< Thus saith the Lord," was far and away the best thing heard. The following were the succes-ful competitors :—Solo for those under 17, equal, Kate Morgan Jones, Penmachno; and Hilda Thomas, Llanrwst; duet, Mrs Roberts and Miss Jones, Llanrwst recitation, Mr John Evans Henryd, Conway; solo for those not having previously won more than 30s., Miss Blodwen Jones (Llinos Dwyryd), Festiniog Challenge solo, Mr Felix Davies, Bangor. "THE PERFIDIOUS WELSHMAN. On Wednesday evening, Mr. W. Williams, County School, presided over the meeting of the Llanrwst Mutual Improvement Society, when Mr. T. Thomas, National School, ooened the subject of discussion, namely, "'The Perfidious Welshman," by Draig Glas." Further remarks were made by the Rev. Jenkyn Jones, Messrs. J. J. Lloyd, Printing Office Tudor Williams, Waterloo House W. H. Williams, Station House J. D. Jones, Solicitor; R. Thomas, Metro- politan Bank R. G. Owen Greenwich House D. J. Williams, Council School H. Jenkins. George-street; Stanley Jones, Walling-street William Hughes, J.P., Gwei-nfor G. R. Jones, The Pharmacy J. Hughes, Berwynfa W. Morris, Glan'rafon Ivor P. Roberts, Post Office Evan Jones, County School Cecil Jones, Solicitor and Dr. Huw Williams, Glasfryn. Y.M.C A.—An entertainment will be given by the members of the above association, on Thursday evening, January 26th, igi i. Fuller particulars later. ZION LITERARY SOCIETY.—The meet- ing on Friday evening was presided over by the President, Mr' J. R. Jones, when a general discussion upon current topics took place. The following took part Messrs. J. D. Jones, Tudor Williams, Evan Jones, O. R. Hughes, M.A., W. H. Williams and Miss Evans. A violin solo was contributed by Mr. Ivor Davies accompanied on the piano by Mrs. Hughes, Denbigh-street. AEROPLANES. I. Will the completion of aeroplanes be an advantage or a dis- ¡ advantage to our country?" This was the subject of debate at the Tabernacle Literary I tv, on Friday evening. The chair was occupied by the Rev. W. Cynwyd Williams. The discussion was opened by Messrs. Samuel Parry (affirmative) and Enos Williams (nega- tive). Others who took part were Messrs. J. H. Jones, R. G. Davies, R. Maddocks, Arthur Owen R. Jones, Oswald Davies, and Mrs. Cadwailadr Griffith. CHURCH MEN'S SOCIETY.—At the Church House on Monday evening a large number of members attended. Refreshments kindly provided by Mr. Charlton were serv- ed, the catering being in the able hands of Mrs. Wilson, Miss M Roberts, Miss E. Roberts and Miss Kershaw. Mr. Baker presided. Mr. T. Thomas gave a very clear and interesting account of the British Con- stitution from its earliest days, and explain- ed with commendable impartiality the points at issue in the present crisis. Further re- marks on the subject were made by the Rev. Jenkyn Jones, Rev. T. Roberts, Mr. T. Lati- mer Jones, ïr. R. H. Jones, and the chair- man. PROMOTION.-Mr. J. E. Jones. ac- countant at the North and South Wales Bank has been promoted to the Carmarthen branch as manager. During the time Mr Jones has been in Llanrwst he has been exceedingly popular, and he takes with him the best wishes of a large circle of friends. FAIR.—The December fair was held on Wednesday, but was not largely attended. There were a large number of cattle for sale, but only in a few instances were sales effected, prices ruling low. MRS. WILLIAMS, 13, WATLING- STREET, LLANWRST, begs to inform the public that she has a nice variety in useful CHRISTMAS PRESENTS. Ladies' blouses and belts, perfume boxes and handkerchief, assorted sizes, purses, bags, ladies' and cents' liMiDIti j, scarfe, overalls, See. Babies'- pina- ) fores, frocks, boots, coats, hats, and bonnets, &c. All at low prices. An inspection is cordially invited.















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