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RHOS. SPLENDID BUTTER direct from the farm at JOHN WILLIAMS'S, Bank Stores, High Street. Try a lb. You will be pleased. MR HEMMEKDE.— Mr E. G. Hemmerde, K.C., M.P., was one of the speakers at the Hyde Park Budget demonstration on Saturday. SCHOLARSHIP EXA-.W.-We shall publish a full account of the above next week. PRESENTATION.—Mr W. Jones, Church Street, a prominent member ot the parish church choir, has just been presented by the members with a handsome timepiece, suitably inscribed, on the occasion of his recent marriage. HOLIDAYS.—The school. broke up for the summer holidays to-day. The teachers will have a month's well earned rest. PERSONAL. —Messrs E. S. Price, J. Oswald Hughes, T 0 Griffiths, and A D Foulkes, started to-day for Switzerland, where they will spend their holidays. PERS(,)NAL.I\ t the half yearly meeting of the North Wales fo»gli.*h Baptist Un- ion, held this week at Llandudno, Mr John Evans, Victoria Sir ret, was unanimously elected Vice-president. BRICK INDUSTRY.—For the last three or four years the various brick works of the district have experienced some de. pression in trade. We understand that there are signs of great improvement es- pecially in the glazed brick branch. LAWN TENNIS.—An interesting match was played between teams representing Rhos and Ruabon Tennis Clubs, at Rua- bon on Saturday. Thft result proved a victory for Rhos by twenty games. CRICKET.—On Saturday last Rhos play- ed Chester St. Marys, at Johnstown. The visitors made the substantial score of 150, Rhos responding with 99-thus losing by 51 runs. The hero of the match was undoubtedly Herbert Pritchard who batted magnificently, and scored 54. THE HOMING SOCIETY. -An open race took place last Saturday from Church Stretton, Salop. 38 birds were entered and they were liberated by the station. master at 2.30. A fast race ensued only a few minutes dividing the winners 1, T. Jones, Hope-street 2, J. Richards, Jones- street; 3, A. Green, School Road ?4, J. Ellis, Ponkey; 5, G. Hughes, Fennant- road. A WEDDING.—The marriage took place on Wednesday, July 21st inst, at St. Mary's Church, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, of Mr Evan Henry Roberts, widest son of Mr D. Roberts, White Horse Hotel, Rhos, to Miss Mabel Ellen Coe, youngest daughter of the late Mr T. N. Coe, and Mrs Coe, Wellingbor- ough. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr G. P. Coe The bridesmaids were Miss Maggie Roberts, Rhos, and Miss Hesba Williams, Colwyn Bay. The best man was Mr Walter Smethers, Af. tr the ceremony a reception was held at the house of the bride's mother: The happy coupte then travelled to Northamp- ton. Numerous presents were received. The bride wore a creme voile empire gown trimmed with lace and silk. She wore a veil, and carried a shower boquet of white lilies and roses, the gift of the bridegroom. Both bridesmaids were prettily attired, and carried shower boquets of pale pink roses and sweet peas, the gift of the bridegroom. PKESENTATION.—On Monday afternoon, Ot the Ruabon Grammar School, Mr G. T, Davies, assistant master was present- ed with a silver-mounted umbrella and a number of volumes ot Dickens's works, on the occasion of his leaving the scholar The umbrella was presented on behalf of the scholars, by Mr T. J. Edwards, tho oldest scholar. Mr J. R. Roberts, the headmaster, handed over the books on be- half of the masters. Both gifts were suit- ably inscribed. Mr Davies, the recipient, who has been a master at the school for four years, is leaving to take up the post of classical master at a high school at Bradford. Mr Roberts and the Rev D. J. Bowen addressed the scholars, expres- sing: their deep regret at parting with a master whom they had found in every respect a gentleman. Mr Davies briefly responded, and hoped that the cordial re- lationship between the pupils and him- self would not altogether be broken. PERFORMANCE OF CANTATA.—On Wed- neday evening the Hill Street Sunday School Choir, under the conductorship of Mr S. A. Duce gave a creditable perform- ance of the sacred cantata, "Christ at Nain," (Allanson Benson). Previous to the performance the following miscellan- eous items were performed :—Violin solo, Legende,' (Wienawski) Mr S. A. Duce; Song, If thou must love me," (a new and dainty song composed by Mr E. Emlyn Davies, Rhos) Mr H. Mills, (with violin obbligato by Mr S. A. Duce) piano- forte solo, 44 Nocturne" (Chopin) Mr E. Emlyn Davies, A R.c.o; instrumental trio, (Beethoven) Mr S. A. Duce, Miss Gertie Duce, Mr E. Emlyn Davies. The music was distinctly classical and the three young and conscientious artistes are to be commended upou their efforts in edu- cating the musical taste of the neigh- bourhood. Afterwards the cantata was performed by4he choir. The solos were rendered by the following :—soprano, Miss Jennie Mills; contralto, Mrs W. E. Jones tenor, Mr Saml Hough bass, Mr Harry Edwards. Mr E. Emlyn Davies was a tower of strength at the piano to both choir and soloists. The, conductor Mr Duce is to be congratulated upon a creditable performance for a Sunday School choir. In the absence of Mr Robt Sauvage (who sent a donation) the chair was occupied by the Rev R. Williams. The proceeds go towards the Sunday School funds.

JOHNSTOWN.

PENYCAE

.RUABON SCHOOL NANAGER&

Chirk Resident withdraws nothing

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