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question Which influences the mind mostly, reading or seeing ? lr. Osborne Jones, Station House, took up reading, and Mr. Gwilym Hughes, Bryn Morfa, seeing. Mr. T. David Roberts occupied the chair, and several members spoke. On a division, the majority favoured seeing. ACCIDENT.—On Thursday night, a huge pane of glass a quarter of an inch thick in the window of Messrs. Stead and Simpson, in High-street, was smashed bv some children who were playing round the window. A little girl appears to have been pushed and collided with the pane. It is fcrtunate that the glass did not fall on her, or the conse- quences might have been serious. The damage was estimated at between £ 1 and ^8. POSTAL INFORMATION.—The public are earnestly requested to post their corres- pondence earlv during the Christmas holidays. Great preparations have been made to cope with the pressure, about 150 special mails having been arranged to and from Conway, despatches being made by almost every train. The last clearance for the general night mail on the 23rd and 24th December will be 8.30 p.m. at the General Office, in- stead of 8.45 p.m. ST. lOHX'S LITERARY AND DEBAT- ING SOCIETY.—On Thursday a very in- teresting debate took place in connection with the above Society on the subject Ought the Daylight Saving Bill to become Law ? Mr. Edwards, of Llandudno Junction, pre- sided during the first part of the meeting, in the absence of the Chairman (Rev. W. Mellor), who arrived later. Mr. II. Mellor opened in the affirmative, followed by Mr. A. L. Ralphs in the negative, after which a lively discussion took place. When put to the vote the majority voted in favour of the Bill. On January 5th, 1911, short paper, will be read on My Favourite Hero. SEION LITERARY SOCIETY.—At the weekly meeting of the Seion (Congregational) Literarv Societv on Monday night, the Rev. J. Luther Thomas presiding, a very interest- ing paper was read by Mr. Thomas Cox, on Ann Griffiths, the celebrated Welsh hymn writer." The subsequent speakers were Mrs. Williams, Lark Hill, a native of the birth place of Ann Griffiths the Rev. B. Menai Francis, and Mr. Moses Jones. Mr. Joseph Thomas sang one of Ann Griffiths' hymns to the tune of Esther," and a very interesting meeting was brought to a close by all present joining in singing \nn Griffiths' well-known hymn Gwna fi fel pren." INTERESTING PRESENTATION.—On Saturday evening the Post Office staff held a meeting for the purpose of presenting Mr. H. O. Evans, recently transferred to Bangor, with a Gladstone bag. as a small token of their esteem towards him. In making the presentation, on behalf of the staff, Mr. Elias Jones commented on the swift and satisfac- tory progress Mr. Evans had made during the ten years he had the pleasure of being his co-worker, during which time Mr. Evans and himself had worked amicably together. although it would be no compliment to either side to say they had always agreed. Mr. Evans had a warm place in the hearts of the whole staff, and he had great pleasure in handing him the small present on his depar- ture from amongst them. The bag was rather small but he thought Mr. Evans could rely that it contained its full complement of good wishes for his future success. Mr. j. H. Thomas. Mr. R. Edwards, and others also spoke, and Mr. Evans suitably thanked them for their kindness and good wishes, which he did with much feeling.