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LOCAL NEWS. CLIMATIC RECORD.—The total number of hours of bright sunshine re- corded at Llandudno for week ending March 7th was 31 hours 6 minutes. The rainfall during the same period was 0.260 inches. HOCKEY.—A match was played be- tween Tanybryn School and Clive House School, Old Colwyn, on Saturday last on the Tanybryn School ground, Craigydon, and resulted in a win for the home team by 9 goals to 0. ZD CHILDREN'S GATHERING—An interesting meeting .entirely conducted by children took place at Rehoboth Chapel on Thursday night. The programme con- sisted of competitions in singling and re- citing, etc. The chair was occupied by Miss Nesta Williams, Bron Egryn.,a-nd the duties of conductor carried out effective- ly by Master David Wynne Roberts, Orlfilngbury. The secretary was Mr Arthur Egryn Williams, who worked hard to make the gathering a success. PR,INCEi'S, THEATRE.—Variety en- tertaindents appear to have caught on at the Prince's Theatre, attendances each night being extremely good. The prin- cipal attractions for next week include Jack Trevour, comedian and skate eiine dancer Florence Carlow, comedienne the Haydn Trio, in a musical comedy sketch; Brinsley Smith, entertainer; W. C. ITgo, illusionist and: Zasma (assisted by Mcllle. Delconie) Continental gymnast. The biograph will also be utilized for a, new series of pictures. RETURN VISIT OF MR. AND MRS. ANDRE.—With recollections of their last visit fresh in the memory of hundreds of residents, Mr and Mrs Andrei can with confidence anticipate full houses at the Town Hall on the four days of next week, upon which they are- announced to appear, i.e., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. They will be supported on this occasion by a company of artistes entirely new to Llandudno, each of whom comes with excellent credentials. On the last visit the Andres came through all tests with flying colours, and have repeated their successes in all towns visited. For the season they will he located at Rhyl and give entertainments on the Pier. ST. PAUL'S LITERARY SOCIETY. —The final social evening of the above Society (for the present season) took place on Tuesday evening last, at the Church House, Craigydon. Only those able to laugh were invited, but they were provided with an entertainment which gave them every opportunity of laughing long and laughing heartily. The entertainment was given iby a, coiiipan37 of amateur "burnt corkists," whose ability had been been proved on many previous occasions, and consequently were not- likely to suffer from stage fright. The members of the Society forming the troupe were, Mr and Mrs Bowyer, Mr Axtell, Mr C. H Elliott, Misses Woodcock, Mr Peacock, Miss Webb-, Miss Merchant, Mr Hi. Williams, Mr T. H'ewiltt, and Mr J. Winter. Dur- ing an interval excellent refreshments were provided by the Misses Middleton and Wood, of the Craigydon Boarding House. DEATH OF AN OLD INHABITANT. -The death took place last week at Pla-s Gethin, Deganwy Street, of Mrs Grace Beasley, at the advanced age of 91 years. Mrs Beasley was a daughter of the late William Davies, one of the founders of the Calvitnilstiilci Methodist cause, in Llan- dudno. She was married to Mr Beasley, a land surveyor engaged under the Gov- ernment in draining swamps, in February 1863, but there were no children of the marriage. She was a sister of the Rev. 4 Thomas Davies, C.M. minister, who died a few years ago, and she wa,s brought up by her uncle at Bryneithin, near Conway. 7 S- Mrs Beasley, who wa,s the belle of the dis- trict when a young woman, enjoyed ex- cellent health throughout her long life and until her final iO/lness hardly knew what it was to require medical attendance. The funeral took place on Saturday, and was of a private nature. The- remains were interred beside those of her husband in Liangiwsteniin Churchyard, the Rev. D. O. Davies, pastor of Shiloh Church, officiating both at ,the house and grave- side. FUNERAL OF ARCHDEACON E'V ANS.-Orn Friday the funeral took place in the- graveyard of St. Asaph Cathedral of the late Archdeacon Evans. Before the body was removed from Llan- dudno there was a private early celebra- tion of Holy Communion for the members of the family at St. George's Church, and later a private- service was conducted in English at the Cloisters by the Rev. J. F. Re-ece, vicar o fLlanrhos. A large com- pany of clergy and friends awaited the arrival of the body at St. Asaph station, and at the Cathedral gates it was met by the Dean, with Archdeacon Thomas, Canons Fletcher, Drew, Joyce, Hugh Roberts, and C. El. Roberts, and other Cathedrail offi,cers. The service, at the special request of the late Archdeacon, was entirely in Welsh, and the- grave was by the side of that of the late Rev. J. A. Jackson, who was his personal friend for many years, the site having been selected by the late Arch-deacon last summer. The committal portion of the service- was taken by the aged Dean of St. Asaph, and there wa,s an impressive scene at the graveside. The Bishop of St. Asaph ;f. at present abroad. The chief mourners were Mr Wilfred Walton Eivans (son), the Rev. D. Howell Griffiths and Mr W. Thomas (sons-ih-law^. Mr and Mrs Batters. Mr J. Jones, the Revs. Wi. G. Eivans, Jennings, Ri. T. Jones, and P. Morgan, and F. Wal- ton. There was a, large attendance of clergy and the general public., including Lord Mostyn, and representatives of the Archdeacon's former parishioners at Bala and Abergele. [ SADE OF WORK.—A sale of work » took place at the Cocoa House on Tues- day (by kind permission of Mr and Mrs Reeves-Hughes) in aid of the Medical and Zenana Mission, which is entirely unde- nominational The sale was opened by the Rev. J. H. Guest, and proved a most successful one. In addition to giving the use of the room, Mrs Reeves-Hughes provided tea, the whole proceeds of which were given to the Society. The sale was aranged by Miss Tyrer (the hon. secre- tary), Miss Amelia Barker (hon treasurer) and the ladies of the local committee. CHOIR SLTPPE;R,At the invitation of the Mijsses Roberts, Arwendon, the ichoir of the English Baptist Chapel and a few friends spent a very pleasant even- ing at the Cocoa House, Mostyn Street, on Thursday evening, March 3rd. An excellent supper had been prepared by Mrs Reeves-Hughes, after which vocal and instrument music, competitions, games, etc. were the order of the evening. The Rev. John Raymond presided in a gen-ia-l manner, and those present- great- ly appreciated the kjindness of their hostesses. WHIST DR,IVEi.-The National Tele- phone Company's staff (Llandudno centre) held their first whilst drive at the Cam- bridge Restaurant, Llandudno, on Wed- nesday, March 2nd, Members from Ban- gor, Carnarvon, Colwyn Bay, Llanrwst, Tynygroes, and Bettwsycoecl were present, and a most. enjoyable evening was spent. During the interval of the whist drive an entertainment was given. Solos were ren- dered by Miss Rlich, Llanrwst; Mr C. Brown, and Mr Lysons, Llandudno, and Mr R. G. Chambers, Carnarvon, while Mr Ei. Ei. Hughes acted as accompanist. The chair was taken by Mr J. G. Fer- guson, local manager. THE GLADSTONE L,EAGUEi.At Penrhynside, on Wednesday night, a branch of the Gladstone League was established. Dr. J. Spinther James, of Llandudno, the Welsh organiser of the League, was present and explained its objects, and stated that the Penrhynside branch was the first to be formed in Wales. Speeches were delivered by Messrs. J. J. Marks, W. O. Williams, and William Thomas, successful Liberal candidates at the local county council elections last week. Some fifty members were enrolled, and subsequently met and appointed their officers, the secretary being Mr Tiff en. ST. GEOR,GE:'S LITERARY AND DEBATING SOCIETY.—At the meeting on Thursday evening Mr Richard Roberts, junr., gave a lecture, illustrated with lantern slides, on "How to see Lon- don," followed with illustrations of various epoch making' events in the career of the London and North Western Rail- way. Mr Rioberts had evidently taken considerable trouble and care in the selection of the various slides, the result being that the collection given was par- ticularly interesting and instruction. Several of the pictures were discussed when presented and a very enjoyable evening spent. The meeting on Thurs- day next is the annual general meeting, when iffc is hoped all the, members will be present as the officers for the ensuing year will be elected, and the Secretary has given notice that he will propose a new set of rules for the Society. LLANDUDNO SCHOOL MANAGERS. —A meeting of the managers of the Llan- dudno Church Schools was held in the Church House, Trinity Street, on Friday evening, when there were present Dr. Dal- ton (in the chair), Hon. Mrs Mostyn, Miss Buckley, Mr Nathan Jones, Mr W. Eillis Jones, Rev. W. EL Jones (corres- pondent), M J. E. Hornsby (headmaster St. George's School), Mr J. H. S. Stevens (headmaster Bodafon School), Miss Bamford (headmistress St. George's Infant School), and Mrs Hoyle (head- mistress St. Beuno's School).—It was stated that Mr L. J. Roberts,' H.M. In- spector of Schools, had not met (owing to a family bereavement), the foundation managers in respect to the alterations re- quired by the Education Committee, the matter was therefore left in ab,e. \a,nce.- Mrs, Rloyl-e reported that tihe new stove had been fixed at St. Beuno School and was satilsfaictory when the wind was not blowing. When the wind was blowing which was nearly every day the smoke nuis- ance was as bad as the previous cold, and as the flames were blown out of the stove to the danger of the children the fire had to be extinguished. The matter was deputed to Mr W. Ellis Jones and Mr Nathan Jones.—Mrs Royle further re- ported that the Education Committee had supplie,d a guard for the stove. Miss Bamford's application for another teacher was read and deferred until the managers next meet.—The only other business was the signing of the forms which are sent to the Board of Education and upon which the grants earned by the schools are based.


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