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TOWYN. MILLINERY.—Mrs Edward Rowlands, 16, Idris Villas, desires to inform the inhabitants of the distdctùbat she still continues to carry on the Millinery Business, where customers will "find suit- able style, and reasonable charges. Hats cleaned, dye-d, and altered. Ladies' Dress Caps made to oraer. [Advt. DEPARTURE OF OAPT. XIBKBY.— On Monday evening Capt E W Kirkby left for Welshpool, where he holds the rank of lieutenant of the mounted infantry. A large crowd of townspeople assembled at the station to bid good luck to the gallant captain. Three cheers were raised as the train left the station. CORRECTION.—In the list of subscribers published last week, the name of Mr John Jo'oes, late post- master, was inserted as having subscribed 10s 6d towards the fund for the support of the wives and families of our soldiers, instead of the name of Mr Francis Jones, the present postmastei. Mr John Jones subscribed 5s. FOURTEEN DAYS.—For begging at Escuan, Towyn, Robert Armstrong charged by P.O. J Lloyd, was sentenced by Mr Haydn Jones to 14 days hard labour.-For a similar breach of the law at Corris, Thomas McDermott was also sentenced to 14 days' bard labour. ACTIVE SERVICE.—On Saturday afternoon, four men from Towyn, whose offer for service at the frcnt has been accepted, were given permission to leave their head-quarters at Brecon for a brief visit to their homes. They were heartily welcomed, and on Sunday evening, a large crowd escorted them to the station, and wished them well. BRYNGLAS.—Mr Edward Williams, manager of the Braichgoch Quarry, Corris, has purchased through Mr Pryse H Hughes the Brynglas and Tyddynpandy farms. On these farms there are slate quarries which possibly Mr Williams will see his way to work again. A WELSH ARTIST.—Mr David Williams, who is well known in connection with a London daily, has lately brought to light two noted paintings-one of Christmas Evana, with the following engraved on it: Rev Christmas Evans, in his 70th year, painted from life at his house in Carnarvon, 1835, by Wm Roos (artist), then living next door to Christmas Evans. The other painting is John Elias, with the inscription A good portrait of the Rev John Elias, painted at Fron, Llangefni, Anglesey, by William Roos (artist). Roos lived at Plas Edwards, Towyn, and |his widow died a few months baok at the residence of her brother, Mr David Jones, Corbet Square, Towyn. Many of his paintings are to be seen in Towyn. PLENTY OF MAGISTRATES BUT NO WORK FOR THEM.—The following Magistrates attended at the Police Court on Friday morning last to find that there was no work for them Mr J Hughes Jones (presiding), Messrs Marmaduke Lewis, J Cbidlaw Roberts, and 11 Haydn Jones. It was stated that Mr Dix, manager of the Corris Railway, bad with- drawn the charge preferred against some men for trespassing on the railway.—The application on bebalf of Mr Evan Rees, Machynlleth, for a license to keep explosives was granted.—A notice was down for the appointment by the Magistrates of parish constables.—Sergt Morris stated that this was the only division in the county which kept up this custom.— The Magistrate's Clerk said this had always been done at Towyn, and the April Sessions were fixed to make the appointments. GoOD" TEMPLARS.-—At the weekly meeting en Friday evening, the Chief Templar presiding, it was reported that several members were unwell and visitors were appointed to see them. Mr J Mae th Ion James was appointed to represent the Lodge at the next meeting of the District Lodges to be held at Peurhyndeudraeth. For an im- promptu speech on the War in South Africa," Mr R W James, National street, was declared the best. Several of those present took part in the which followed and the meeting was a successful one. THE VOLUNTEERS. The recent outburst of patriotism in connection with the departure of members of the Towyn Company of Volunteers for mobilisation for the front has made Volunteering more popular than ever in this district. Not less than fifteen new members have joined the Com- pany, and amongst them we find the names of some very prominent townsmen, whose example, it is hoped, will be followed by others. Numerically the members are now more than they have ever been. Enthusiasm is so general in the Company that a wish is expressed in favour of being called to do garrison duty. If this were necessary practi- cally the whole Company would be willing to sacrifice the time and money.

ABERDOVEY.

DOLGELLiSY.

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