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PENMAENMAWR. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY. Last Friday evening, the members listened to an advocacy of the Daylight Saving Bill," by Mr. J. G. Pritchard. An opportunity followed of voicing their criticism thereon, which, needless to say, was varied in the extreme, the measure receiving the contempt and ridicule of some members, while others approved and earnestly commented its princi- ples. The topic proved to be productive of no little interest as well as amusement. Sport who leads? Mr. W. E. Henry will introduce a discussion on this subject at the next meeting. DANCE.—On Tuesday evening, a very successful dance was held in the Grand Hotel, arranged by the Committee who organise the weekly dancing classes. There were over 70 present and an excellent pro- gramme of dances was arranged. A special orchestra was engaged. Refreshments were provided, and the duties of M.C. were capably performed by Sergeant Instructor J. R. Cox. YULETIDE.—Ali the tradespeople have made extensive preparations for the Christ- mas season, by filling their shops with the good things necessary to make one feel happy. Messrs. T. T. Roberts have an ex- cellent display in their windows, and the wines, &c., supplied by them are of the choicest. Mr. S. II. Roberts, Cambrian Buildings, is also to the fore with his drapery establishment, which is well stocked with all kinds of useful Christmas presents. THE CARNARVON BOROUGHS.—On Saturday night a large crowd of people filled the streets awaiting the result of the Carnarvon Boroughs election. Shortly after midnight the news came, and when it was found that the Chancellor had increased his majority, there was great enthusiasm. L.P.G. BAND.—Mr. W. H. Rhodes, M.A, presided over a meeting on Tuesday night in the English Congregational School- room. When members of the band gave a programme in native costume. The pro- ceeds were in aid of supplying dolls to Chinese children. AMATEUR DRAMATIC.—There are 20 members of the newly formed Amateur Dramatic Society who are now rehearsing Pickwick's Divorce," which will be pre- sented shortly to the public. DEATHS.—It is with regret that we have I to chronicle the death of Mrs. Owen, the beloved wife of Mr. E. II. Owen, confec- tioner, Oxford Arcade, which sad event took place on Tuesday evening, at the age of 69 years. Thp deceased, who had been a re- sident of Penmaenrnawr (for some years, was well known and very highly esteemed. She ie-aw-s a widower and grown-up family, besides a. large number of relatives. The funeral takes place to-day (Thursday), in the Churchyard. News also reached the town of the death in Liverpool of Mr. Wm. Williams, the nineteen year old son of the Rev Caleb Williams, pastor of the Taber- nacle and Horeb Congregational Churches. Great sympathy is felt for both families in their bereavement. THE TERRITORIALS.—The annual prize distribution and dinner takes place on Saturday. In the evening a grand concert will be held, which will be free to the pub- lic, and Major-General Lloyd is expected to'deliver an address. The prizes will be distributed by Mrs. H. T. Jenkins, wife of the Captain of the company.