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"Mountains and Mankind" ----.,-

. LLANDUDNO AS IT WAS,

THE ADVERTISER SAYS

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THE ADVERTISER SAYS That the Easter Sailings of the North Wales Steamship Company commence on Thursday, March 24th, 1910. That the St. Tudno will sail daily from Liverpol to Llandudno and the Straits from March 24th to March 29th. That on Easter Monday the St. Elvies will also sail for Llandudno, reaching the Pierhead at 12 15 and leaving at 4 45. That regular daily sailings for the season will commence on Wednescla-v, Mav 11th. y j That in tihe "Daily Graphic" of Monday last several capital photographs appear- ed of incidents in the international hockey match, England v. Wales, at Cambridge. That one of the Llandudno players, Mr C. Jones, could be very clearly distin- guished in two of the pictures. That Mr Ernest Bone also played for Wales. That the above players have played in the three international matches this season. That- the resolution by Mr Wm. George at the Carnarvonshire County Council meeting relating to Crown Lands does not raise the question for the first time, That the whole question was the subject of various resolutions and much dis- cussion at the Llandudno Urban Coun- cil some few years ago. That Mr Rtifehard Bellis, who was then a me-mber of that Council, collected a great deal of information on the sub- ject. That resolutions were passed, various conferences held, and Welsh members, County Counciils, and other authorities were invited to co-operate in order to secure Government action. That the Members of Parliament express- ed their interest and intenElQn of doing all that was possible to secure some de- finite result, Tha,t a few meetings were held and then all interest seemed to gradually evaporlate for nothing of a definite character was done, and very little enduring enthusiasm was shown by either the County Council of Carnar- vonshire or any other Body. Tha,t we note the Llandudno Concerts Ex- tension Committee have fixed Saturday, October 15th, as the date of the pro- posed Musical Festival. That Mr H. Smith, laJe of Mr G. F. Forrester, Mostyn Street, has taken over the hair dressing saloon at Mr n, Herbert's, Tobacconist, Central Mos- tyn Street. That he hopes to renew his acqaintance with those requiring the services of a well-tri,ed and capable tonsorial artiste That in the Arvon division the election expenses of Mr Wm. Jones were £ 460 2s lid., and Mr Arthur Hughes, £.1051 5s. 2d. oX- That in South Carnarvonshire the ex- penses of Mr Ellis W. Davies were JB322 Os. 3d., and Mr Priestley, P,973 Is. That the T'hwaites v. Seed billiard match, held at the Washington Hotel, on Wed- nesday last, ended in. favour of Seed by 31. That at one time Thwaites was leading by sixty odd points, but easing up, Seed by several nicely played breaks over- hauled his opponent and ran out the winner as stated. That a return match has been arranged for Wednesday evening1 next at the Con- stitutional Club. Time. 8 o'clock. That the full amount received in connec- tion with the Dr. Barnardo's meetings held at the Imperial Hotel and the Town Hall on February 15th is now offic-iallv given as being £ 21 3s. That the second and final "long night" ■ of the season in connection with Miss Henderson's dancing instruction class was held at the Bijou Cafe on Thursday evening last. That there was a large assembly, and the floor was in excellent condition. That the Waltz Cotillion was particularly well carried through by lady and gentle- men members of the class and their friends. That the catering of light refreshments by the management of the Bijou Cafe left nothing to be desired, and That this Assembly Hall is likely to be associated with dances for many sea- sons to come. That the arrangements for the vocalists for the coming season of the Pier Con- certs are now practically complete. » That Mr Webster Millar, that most pleas- ing of tenor vocalists, commences with the opening concert on Thursday even- ing, March 24th. and remains until the 30th. That at the first special the services of Miss Perceval Allen, who has been gaining fresh laurels at London con- certs, have been secured. Tha.t on Good Friday a matinee concert will be given by Madame Ada Crossley. That the concert party also includes Miss Edith Evans, Messrs. John Harrison, Hamilton, E-arie, M. Leon Sametini, M. Pierre, Augieras, and S. Liddle. Tr That the Hippodrome Skating Rink will, it is rumoured, be opened for Easter- tide. That the Motor Garage Co., Ltd., are anticipating a heavy demand for their charabanc trips during the first holiday of the- year. That a Thorough overhauling has been earii-ed out on all their cars. That the Llandudno Coaching Company have also been hard at work during the last few weeks, setting their house in order, and putting their steeds in trim, That both visitors and residents will hardly recognise the interior of the pier pa vision. That it has been in the hands of the L; architect and builder for the last few months. That the change for the better is most marked. That seating accommodation for at least 500 more has been added. That the new gallery is a decided im- provemenL That various opinions are naturally held as to the acoustics. That at present it is all so much con- jecture, and until it has been tested the disputants are quite in the dark. That we venture to predict a big surprise is in store. That the roof has had a thorough over- hauling, and many mysterious draughts of the past will have disappeared for all time, That Captain John Roberts and his crew have now got the pier jetty ship-shape, and ready to take the Mauretama along- side iif required. That the North Wales S.S. Co., Ltd. have completed their sea trijp arrangements for the opening of the season. That the bi-weekly competitions at the Pier Bojoscope continue to prove a great "draw." That the theatre is generally well filled on these occasions. That in addition to the chance of winning a substantial sum of monev those present are given a capital pictorial entertainment. That the North Wales Advertising' Board us commencing their campaign. That the cover designs and views for the handbook which it is proposed to issue were submitted to a meeting of the com- mittee. That it is expectecl that over one hundred thousand of these handbooks will be circulated. That the Llandudno inhabitants unite in their deep expressions of sympathy with Alderman John Owen and Mrs Owen in the loss of theiir son at the early age of seventeen years. That he was a bright, intelligent lad, but unfortunately had not enjoyed good health for many months.

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