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BARMOUTH. A MEMORIAL SERVICE was held last Thursday to the memory of Mr Owen Griffiths, Porkington "V"1 t'11,-1,1"1. w,ol.. "PO- A ,f vyfio atou ouUucuij «*ru in ne ceremony was taken by the Revs R Evans (Har- lech), Barrow Williams (Llandudno), J Davies (Bentddu) and Evan Roberts (Dolgelley). There was a very large attendance and much sympathy was expressed with his widow, Mrs Evans (his daughter) and Mr Griffiths (the sou) who is now in Australia. ACCIDENT.-What might have been a serious accident occurred last week to Mr Morris Griffith, junr, joiner. While stepping from the ladder into the window he missed his footing and came down headlong from a good height, but by a bit of luck his clothing caught in some joists which broke the fall. He was unconscious for a considerable time, but it was found that no bones were broken and he is now progressing very favourably. PREACBING.-Preaching meetings were held here on New Year's day and on the previous evening, by the Revs W J Nicholson, Portmadoc, and Stanley Jones, Carnarvon, to very large congre- gations. W ATCHNIGHT.- Under the auspices of VVesleyan connection, a watchnight service was held, under the presidency of the Rev Cadvan Davies, in which the following took part: Misses Cissy Ames, Festiniog; Griffiths, Porkington; Jenny Jones, H Davies, and Messrs J T Owen, Festiniog; W J Jones and H Lewis, and a choir led by Mr Robert Griffith. The duties of accompanist were ably carried out by Miss Warren and Prof. Owen.