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FATAL ACCIDENT AT HAFOD.

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RHOS., FRESH BUTTER Splendid quality, di. rect from the farms. From iod per lb. JOHN WILLIAMS, Bank Stores, High st, Rhos. Advt. J 0 Messrs J. and W. Prichard annotincel that their summer clearance sale com- mences on Monday next. A very attractive programme in all sec- tions is announced in connection with the Annual Show of Llangollen and District Agricultural Society, which will be held on Friday, August 13. ADDITION.—The winner of the prize for making the best pyjamas at Rhos Eis- teddfod, was Miss M. Parry, Aigburth. MUSICAL — We are pleased to state that at the recent examinations held in con- nection with the Incorporated Society of Musicians, the following successfully passed, in pianoforte playing: Grade 1, Miss Sarah Read Jones, passed and ob- tained Honours." Preparatory Grade, Miss Linnie Bateg, passed. The above are pupils of Mr Carctdog Roberts, Mus. Bac. Oxon. I.L.P.-The branch of the I.L.P. held an op ;n-^ir .meeting on Wednesday evening on the Cros, Rhos, before a good number of peop ■ e. A heated discussion took place between the j>p<?aker and a few Rhos colliers, among them Mr Ben Williams, whose crisp answers to the speaker's questions delighted the listeners BANKRUPTCY. —On Tuesday, before Mr Registrar Preston. Dr Knapton, of Rhos appeared for his adjourned public examin- ation. The Offioiai Receiver stated that at the last court Dr Kuapton was asked to file an account of his money lending tran- sactions. This had been done satisfactor- ily. The examination was declared closed SUCCESSES.—Mr John Thomas Jones, Johnson-street, Ponkey, and Mr Daniel Bertie Jones, Johnstown, have both suc- ceeded in passing their B.A. examination. Mr J T Jones, has lately been appointed assistant master at the Denbigh County School, at a commencing salary of ^no per annum. He intends to commence on his teaching duties after the summer holi- days. LANTERN LECT-UP.E.-On Monday even- ing an interesting lantern lecture entitled A tour through Wales 800 years ago'" was delivered before a good assembly at Hill street Presbyterian Chapel, Rhos, by the Rev D W Morgan, B.A., Everton Brow. The tour was made by Gerald the Welshman a famous Churchman of his day, with the main object of persuading men to join in the war of the Crusade The lecturer. gave a description of the Welsh castles, and other places of interest in the Principality, RHOS RANGERS F.C.T-he Wrexham League Cup was formally handed over to the winners, Rhos Rangers, at the Nag's Head, last week. Mr D. W. Owen Mr W. R. Da vies, and Mr G O. Postle attended on behalf of the League, and Mr Owen made the presentation.. The med- als earned by the Rangers as champions of the Wrexham League, and winners of the Chirk Oddfellows' and St Martins Cup were presented to the players. A BRILLIANT CAREER.—We are proud to record the latest success of Mr T. W. Jones, Mountain-street—that of obtaining his degree of M.D. Mr T. W. Jones, who is the son of Mr J. Trevor Jones, assistant overseer, is but 23 years of age, and his career as a medical student at the Liverpool University, has been note- worthy for its many brilliant achievements, culminating as it does in the obtaining of tais M.D. degree. Mr Jones was educated at Rhos Board School, under Mr R. T. Powell, where he was placed first in the County Council examination for admission to the Ruabon County School. From Ruabon County School, he went to Liverpool University as a medical student, and succeeded in gaining the Gee Entrance Scholarship, value ^25, in 1903. In 1904 he won the Lyon Jones Junior Scholarship, value £ 21 per annum for two years. In 1905 he was awarded the medal for Physiology. In 1906, Mr Jones succeeded in bringing off three notable successes-the University Scholarship in Medicine value £25 the Lyon Jones Senior Scholarship of £ 21 per annum for two years and the Holt Medal for Advanced Physiology. In 1908 he obtained his final M.B. and Ch B. with first class honours, as well as winning the coveted Ethel Boyce Fel- lowship in Genealogy of the value office. In 1909 he obtained his Degree of M. D. HAFOD MINERS AND THE EIGHT HOURS ACT.-A general meeting of the miners of the Hafod Colliery, was held in the Pub- lic Hall, on Friday evening, when the work of the Hafod Committee respecting the Eight Hours Act arrangements was confirmed. The working arrangements of the Hafod Colliery are less affected by the new Act, than other collieries in North Wales, owing to the work of the Miners' Committee in anticipating the various changes. Whilst many collieries in North Wales have had to arrange for the half hour breakfast time each day, the Hafod Colliery has for a cbnsiderable number of years had in force an arrangement where- by each man and boy engaged in the mine receives ample time for a meal, and that without having to stop the winding and hauling engines, or in any way interfer- I ing with the continuous working of the mine.—In reply to enquiries, we find that so far, the working of the new Act has I gone on very satisfactorily, and no out- standing cause for complaint on either side is felt. The Hafod Committee and Mr Dennis, some little time before the coming of the new Act into force, arrang- ed that any cause for complaint under the new conditions should be discussed by both sides with a view to an amicable settlement. The satisfactory and smooth running of the Colliery's affairs, speaks very creditably for the efficient way in which the Hafod Committee have worked in the past, and of the masters' willing- ness and readiness to adjust grievances.

Bhos-on-sea or Rhosllanerchrogog…

Mr Balfour and Mr Evan Roberts.

Dangerous neglect in Ruabon.

RHOS' UNDER. BONDAGE.

RHOS PARISH MEETING.