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Mr Hemmerde M.P., on the Result.

!Mr. Hemmerde Commences his…

Dual School for Ruabon.


The Children's Charter.I -

Bethlehem Choir at Johnstown.



FINAL-TIE ST. MARTINS CUP RHOS v. COEDPOETH MR HEMMERDE M. P., KICKS OFF. Great interest was taken in this match which was decided at Rhostyllen on Sat. urday last, before about 1,200 spectators, The teams have before met in a semi-finat, tie, Rhos proving victorious by two goats to none. Coedpoeth won the toss, and■* kicked down the hill. Mr Hemmerde, K.C., M.P., kicked off for Rhos with a long shot, the ball dropping within th £ six yards radius. Rhos immediately be- came dangerous, and the Coedpoeth de- fence had a hot time keeping the Re#' boys out. Soon after R Davies got away and after skilfully beating Eaborn direct- ed the leather towards the United's goaft it beat Mason, who had not the slightest chance to save. A few minutes later he was again called to ward off a dangerous shot from the toe of burly Bob and credit is due to Mason, for his brilliant go,-ii- keeping. A spell of mid-field play after that warm attack took place in which the Rhos half-backs displayed their tackling powers, Davies on the left, playing his usual cool, collective, and unselfish game feeding the forwards, and keeping the" now aggressing invaders in their own" territory. Potts clashed with E Moss on more occasions than one, and the only wonder is, that both left the field sound. Coedpoeth had their opportunities, and excellent ones too, on one occassion one of them passed the defence, and was only about six yards away from the goal, anix- only Foulkes to beat, but to the great disappointment of the Coedpoeth players*- and supporters he shot wide, the chance of the game was lost. Reversing the play Williams with one of his brilliant dashes- got through the backs and with (Nipper) at his side made for the goal at breakneck speed, he also had a grand chance of in- creasing the lead, but he shot over the- bar. Hughes and Jones up to this time- had played a sterling game, especially the fine headwork of Hughes, which foiled the dangerous rushes of the United. The interval arrived with the Rangers leading^ by one goal to none. After changing ends and the Rhos hav- ing the slope in their favour soon begarr to invade the ground of the United and Mason had to save three times in quick succession from Williams, Davies and,. Jones, they tried hard to increase the nar- row lead and although the ball for the first twenty minutes was hovering neaf the Coedpoeth goal they could not direct it homeward. It would have been through several times but for the fine heading ot the tall back Halliwell. After a deal of hot and hard pressing, E W Jones, who was by far the best forward on the Rhos side received a pass from the right, and with a somewhat tricky shot netted the second goal. Time was going and the Coedpoeth men now strained every nerve* to get through the Rhos backs, Goodwic put in a ground shot, which Foulkes- safely picked up, but before he had time to clear the United forwards rushed up to the goalmouth, and before Foulkes had: time to collect his wits, and realise bit- position Jones kicked the leather out of his hands into the goal. There was now onlyfifteen minutes to play and the teams- had a glance of the hard played for cup" being carried around the field by Police-" constable Shone, trimmed with the colour of both teams, this seemed to inspire the- both teams and the clarion voice of George (Marri) gave the Rhos boys the: signal for them to 41 mark well their man the dashes of their opponents now became- dangerous and fearless, with only fivf minutes to go a dangerous rush was forced5- on the right, Bob Davies clearing at the- expense of what proved to be a ddngeroue" corner, this seemed to be their last hopef every available man was placed in thff goalmouth. It was placed beautifullyr- it sailed quite glose to the bar, Fculkesr with a herculaen spring fiisted out, Sam Jones having possession of it and raced* down the field, a few throw in's followetJ" and when time was called a loud cheer" greeted the little boys in Red for theiiT fine performance. RHOS 2 GOALS COEDPOETH 1 GOAL. PRESENTATION OF THE CUP. In handing over the cup to Tommy" Hughes, Captain of the Rhos Rangers,- The President of the St Martin's Charity Association, said the winners of the Cup" had, by their plucky play and fine football,, fully deserved the cup. (Ceeers.) Mr Bob Williams (Centre-forward) said! on behalf of the Rangers it gave him* great pleasure to receive into possession* such a beautiful cup It had been a hard1, fight, but he believed the best team had won. (Cheers.)