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DOLGELLEY. BENEFICIAL TO DOLGELLEY.— £ 100 given away in reductions at W. S. Williams and Griffith, Commerce House, Dolgelley. Great genuine Clear- ance Sale commencing next Saturday. Our readers will be repaid by visiting the above establishment in securing real useful and new goods at prices that will astonish them. Remember the popular address. Commerce House. [Advt. SPECIAL COURT.—On Monday, before Dr. J. E. Jones and Mr Meyrick Jones, Patrick Rierden, a well-known offender, was brought up in custody charged with begging. P.O. Benjamin Evans proved the case. He was sentenced to two months' imprisonment with hard labour. ANNUAL PREACHING SERVICES.—The Weslevan Methodists held annual preaching services, com- mencing on Tuesday evening last and continued throughout Wednesday, all being largely attended. The Revs. W. Caenog Jones, Tregarth, and Hugh Hughes, Carnarvon, were the officiating ministers. CONCERT.—On Friday evening a concert was given in the Public Rooms, the proceeds of which are to be devoted to the funds of the Bortli Con- gregational Chapel. Dr. Edward Jones presided. The Rev. Isaac Jones (Llew Cynfal) and his children's choir, Miss Lumley (Machynlleth), Miss Parry (Portmadoc), and others took part. Con- sidering the inclemency of the weather there was a very fair attendance. LITERARY SOCIETY. The weekly meeting of the Calvinistic Methodist Literary Society was held at Bethel Schoolroom on Thursday evening, the Rev. R. Morris, M.A., presiding. The "Events of the week were given by Miss Pritchard, Board School, and papers on Notable Women" were contributed by Miss Hughes, Miss Owen, Miss Roberts, and Miss Owen, Post Office. DR WILLIAMS'S HIGH SCHOOL.—On Monday a meeting of the Governing Body of the above school was held to consider the applications received for the post of headmistress which will shortly become vacant owing to the resignation of Miss Thompson. g Mr J. E. Greaves (lord lieutenant of Carnarvon- shire) presided, and there were also present Mr E. Griffith, J.P. (chairman of the Merioneth County Council), Dr Edward Jones, J.P., Mr Thomas Edwards, J.P., Mrs Holland (Caerdeon), Mrs Beale (Bryntirion), Mrs Wynne Williams (Queen's Square), Mrs Burton (Bala), and Mr W. R. Davies (clerk to the Governors).—Out of 82 applicants, the following five were selected to appear at an adjourned meeting:—Miss L. O. Snow MA Halifax Miss Mina E. Jones, B.A., Girls' College' Bradford Miss L. E. Johns, M.A., Girls' College' Folkestone; Miss Syson, London and Miss Diana Thomas, B.A., Llanidloes County School.

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