Welsh Newspapers

Search 15 million Welsh newspaper articles

Hide Articles List

20 articles on this Page













I LLANFAIRFECHAN. PROPERTY SALE. — We understand the sale has been negotiated by Mr. R. Arthur Jones, auctioneer and estate agent, Conway, of Benarth House, Park Crescent, formerly the residence of Mr. Erasmus Jones, the pur- chaser being Mr. J. Griffiths, butcher, Village- road. It is contemplated making several important improvements to the premises in the near future. DRUNKENNESS.—At Bangor Police Court, on Tuesday, Hugh Robeit Hughes, Harbon House, was fined 2/6 and costs for drunkenness. P.C. Williams gave evidence of finding the defendant drunk in the shelter, he having been turned out of the house owing to his conduct. He was taken to the lock-up, and liberated the following atternoon. PEN- Y-CLIP.-During the last week there has been a heavy fall of earth at Pen-y- chf, which place has been, the cause of many discussions at the local Council meetings. It is to be hoped that something definite will be done, and that early, in order to avert what will surely be a disaster. CHRISTMAS SHOPLAND. All the tradesmen of the town are busily preparing for the festive season. We should like to call special attention to the special show of Messrs. Edwards and Son, in ladies furs in coats and sets. They have a large variety of useful Xmas and New Year's presents. All the shops of the village vie with each other in attracting the attention of the public. PH YS ICA7~C ULTURET— Tins (Thurs- day) evening, Mr. Val Baker will read a paper on Physical Culture," at the Church Men's Society. THE GENERAL ELECTION.—Although considerable interest has been shown by the inhabitants in the general election, that interest was eclipsed on Saturday when the polling in the Carnarvon boroughs took place. Crowds of people aw tited iii- result until after midnight, and when it was found that the Chancellor had increased his majority, there was great jubilation and popular election I songs were sung. It was r.ot until an early hour on Sunday morning that the crowd dis- persed. There was no disturbance of any I kind. THE POOR AT CHRIS I MAa.—ror some time a relief committee has been at work with the object of relieving deserving cases during the festive season. The Rev. W. Matthews is the Chairman of the Committee, Mr. C. Fisher, Treasurer, and Mr. E. Parry, Secre- tary. The following are the Committee Mrs. Clifton Hughes, Mrs. Robert Hughes, Mrs. Timmins, Miss Keough, Messrs. J. Davies, T. Owen, Fred Jones and J. Ellis Morgan. The collectors are making a general canvas of the town, and it is hoped that the appeal will be substantially responded to, as there are a number of deserving cases to be attended to. MUSICAL.—At the examinations held in connection with the London IColl-ege of Music at Bangor, last week, Miss Myfanwy Jobson, Brook Cottage, Llanfairfechan, a pupil of Miss M. V. McClement, A.L.C.M., Penmaenmawr, was successful in passing the Senior Grade Pianoforte playing being awarded a first class certificate. PROPERTY SALE.—Yesterday (Wednes- day) afternoon Mr A. E. Bicknell offered for sale at the Llanfair-fechan Hotel, some well- situated freehold dwelling-houses. Lots I & 2 were Pembroke Villa and Milton Villa," situate in Upper North-road, Nant-y-felin, but bidding for these was slow, and they were withdrawn at £270. The next lot was Nos. 1, 2 & 3 Bryn Eurin, Bryn-road. These were put up separately, but did not fetch a buyer, but when put up together bidding became brisk, and they were ultimately knocked down at L630 to Mr R. R. Owen, Waen Farm, Llan- fairfechan. The solicitors engaged were Mr T. Henwood, Carnarvon, and J. Pentir Williams, Bangor.