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~♦ Letters from South Africa.




The War in South Africa



FOOTBALL NOTES. THE NORTH WALES COAST LEAGUE. RESULTS UP-TO-DATE. ,Go&ls Club Pl'd Won Lost Dr'n For Agat Pt Bangor 8 6 2 0 33 9 12 Llanrwst. 9 6 4 0 21 24 10 Rhyl United. 8 4 4 0 23 15 8 LUndudno.. 7 3 3 1 23 10 7 Holywell 3 3 0 0 7 3 6 Colwyn Bay. 8 3 6 0 17 16 6 Denbigh. 7 2 4 1 15 22 6 Carnarvon 7 2 4 1 9 29 6 Holyhead 7 2 4 1 9 29 6 Holywell were among the luoky few who had no matoh on Saturday last—for indeed, the state of the elements left no doubt in the minds of the players and supporters alike that it was a matter for hand. shaking and congratulation. It was antioipated that Denbigh would have paid a visit in a round of the Soames' Charity Cup, but that arrangement failed, and the matoh was arranged for Saturday next. Denbigh have scratched, however, and thus Holywell enter the fourth round. » » The Chemical lads were less fortunate. They had a league fixture to playoff (away from home) with Birkenhead Reserve, and despite the tough state of the weather, the appointed time found them at Birkenhead, ready to face the elements and decide which was the better team. But they bad to come home without playing the matoh-rain they could stand, snow they could tolerate, but fog!! Baden Powell's couldn't play football In a fog. • But it's an ill wind that blows no one good," for it is doubtless that Flint Reserve were favoured by the weather in their meeting with the Athletic, replayed Junior Cup tie. The Athletic would at least have held their own in fine weather, but torrents of rain and a heavy ground wrecked their combination, and the Reserve won by three goals to one. In the semi-final, Flint meet Llanrwst. at Flint. • Torrents of rain made things unpleasant at the Buokley Victoria ground when they met Crewe Town in a friendly encounter. Although the Town were well represented, the Vios. had much of the play from the start, Peter Davies and J. Brookea being prominent. When the whittle sounded time, the homesters had five clear goals standing to their credit. • • In the competition for Combination honours, the Druids were at home to Rhyl, and the aealliders ran them even, each scoring one goal; Wrexham had Aberystwyth as visitors in a return fixture, and although scoring waa rather slow, oornera were plentiful, and the final was three goals to one in favour of the homesters; Bangor fared rather badly at Chirk, going under to the tune of six goals to one-playing four reserve men aocounts to some extent for the score. 0 Other matches inolude, Shotton Bangers met Torporley and divided the honours, scoring one goal eaob.-Welish Junior Cup (fourth round): Rhyl entertained Holyhead Swifts, and came out top with a score of five goals to one the meeting between Wrexham Victoria and Adwy United resulted in a win for the former by two clear goals; the Druids Reserve went under to Oswestry Reserve by three goals to nil.

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