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B LAE WAVON.

GRIFFITHSTOWK.

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GRIFFITHSTOWK. 1ST M.A.V.—The non-commissioned officers of the Panteg Batteries and a few friends held their second annual supper on Friday evening last at the Hanbury Hotel, Griffithstown. Amongst those present were Captain Bowman (the adjutant), Captain D. E. Williams, Lieut. Pickard, &c., &c. A capital spread was provided by Mr. Shenton, who had spared no pains in de- corating the room, and giving it a most pleasing appearance. After the cloth had been removed, Seret.-Major Griffiths took the chair, and Sergt- Major Davies the vice-chair, when a most enjoy- able evening was vpent. The usual toast list was gone through, and songs were capitally rendered [ by the folio wing-gentlemen; Sergt.-Major Davies, Seisgt. Martin, Golout-Sergt. Babbidge, Sergt.- MeTnr Carter, Corporal Rees, and Mr. Brink- worth. Great credit is due to Corporal French for the admirable manner in which the arrange- ments were made. GOOD TEXIPLARIRM.—Gone, but not for- gotten," are words which hxve cheered the hearts of maey mourners and those who, having been connected with the indetpendent Order of Good Templars, meeting during the past years at Sebastopei, regretting its collapse aod who mo-urn its loss, will be cheered fey hearing that sevaral of the oM members, uniting with some fresh ones, have determined (D.V.) to form a new lodge. To this end, a meeting was held on Mondejy eveniag. True to the custom prevalent at Griftithstowa, the people kft their cosy fire- sides balf-an-Jaour later than the appointed time to commence the meeting. The chairman., not having arrived, Mr. Jacobs was voted to the chair, which office he admirably filled, until the arrival of the Itev- D. M. Davies. A capital (pro- gramme was .gone through, Miss Jacobs opening it with a Dianoferte sole, intheexeclitlOu of which she "displayed her iiiusical,,powers. The other items wereas follows Solo, ft irl Miss -Beece recitation, Mr. D. Ratbbona address, =by Mr. J. Dix, of Newport, D.C.T., in which he shewed the bfMlefitsØtf Temperance and the nofeleness ef its work sole, Worst Girl in School," Miss Lewis4 pianoforte duet, Misses Reece-and Rath bone solo, Mrs. Binns ;.address, by the Rev. D. M. Dalies, in which he denounced the drink traffic, and eloquently advocated the need of being united in sweeping away -the evil from our land solo, Miss Sumner pianoforte solo, Miss Reece. At the close of the meeting, a committee was formed for the new -lodge.

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