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GREEK GIPSIES IN CHESHIRE.…

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BIG PRICE FOR PUBLIC-HOUSE PROPERTY.— The Bull's Head, West-street, Crewe, a fully- licensed house with a small shop attached, was put up to auction on Wednesday. The biddings started at X2,000, rose to £ 5,000, when it was declared in the market, and advanced to E8,050, at which figure Messrs. Peter Walker, Liverpool and Warrington, became the purchasers. The price was regarded as very high. THE NEW ARCHDEACON OF ST. ASAPIX.-The new Archdeacon of St. Asaph, the Rev. Canon David Evans, of Abergele, and rural dean of Rhos, was born at Llanrhystyd, in Cardigan- shire, some 60 years ago. He was educated at Ystradmeurig Grammar School, in which foundation be has since taken a deep interest. He was ordained by Bishop Short at St. Asaph in 1856, and entered upon the curacy of Nant- glyn. Among the latest works of the rev. gentlemen have been the completion of the peal of bells and the erection of a new clock at St. Michael's, Abergele. He has been ably assisted in his work by his wife (a daughter of Mr. James Walton, Dolforghn, Montgomery- shire, of which county Mr. Walton was High Sheriff in 1877). According to present arrange- ments the new archdeacon will take up his residence in St. Asaph at Easter next. THE WREXHAM, MOLD, &C., RAILWAY COM- PANY: RECEIVER APPOINTED. Mr. Justice Byrne, sitting as vacation judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice, had before him on Wednesday a petition for the appointment of a receiver lof the above com- pany, the petitioners being the Great Central Railway Company, who were creditors for 959,000, for which they recovered judgment on the 5th of August. There was evidence that the railway was open for traffic. Counsel for the company consented to the appointment as receiver of the person named in the petition, and his lordship made the order. The peti- tioner's counsel stated that the petition asked for the appointment of a manager as well as a receiver, but that was not necessary at present. He asked for liberty to apply, in case it should at some future time become necessary. Mr. Justice Byrne gave liberty to apply generally. All visitors to the Victorian Era Exhibition should see YE HORNIMAN TEA SHOPPE in Picturesque England. Sold in this locality by Chester Spencer, 36, Bridge street Co operative Society Turver, chemist Woolley, oonfectioner; Roberts, chemist.— Birkenhead: Dutton, chemist; Haywood, chemist; Hessler, grocer, &c. Co-operative Society.— Crewe Eardley, bookseller; Ashfield, chemist.— Rhuddlan: Roberts, grocer.—New Ferry Faw- cett, chemist.—Hoylake: Boustead, confectioner.— Oxton: Taylor & Co., tea dealers, &c.-Upper Brighton Somerville, chemist. Winnington: Co-operative Society.—West Kirby: Atherton and Co.-Bromborough Pool: Co-operative Society. 1