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HOUSE OF COMMONS.

. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5TH.

11 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.

. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9TH.

BALA.

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BALA. TEMPERANCE MEETING. The ordinary meeting was held at the Plasey Chapel on Saturday last, when there was a good muster. Mr. D. W. Jones, Glantryweryn, oc- cupied the chair. The meeting was commenced through prayer, by Mr. O. R. Owen, Blaenau Festiniog. The following programme was then gone through: — Recitation, by Mr. Jones, Theological student. Addresses by Mr. H. H. Hughes, B.A.; Mr. Evans, Nantglyn and Mr. O. R. Owen. Song, Flee as a bird,' by Miss Dakin. Mr. Jacob Jones, Rhyl, will address the women at their Temperance Meeting next Friday. THE BIBLE SOCIETY. The annual meeting of the Society was held at the Board School, on Monday last. Colonel Evans Lloyd, Moel-y-garnedd, presided. The usual resolutions were passed. Professor Hugh Williams, M.A.; Revs. J. Howell Hughes; E. Wynne Parry, M.A., B.D.; H. E. Griffith, M.A.; Messrs. Evan Jones, Bodrenig; J. C. Evans, M.A., County School, and others, addressed the meeting. The delegate, Dr. Cynddylan Jones, Cardiff, gave an excellent address. We were glad to observe that the attendance was larger than it had been for some years, the school- room being crowded. The collectors appointed this year are Mrs. Jones, N. & S. W. Bank; Mrs. Jones, Minawel; Miss M. K. Evans, High Street; and Miss Lucy Roberts, Meirion House. DEANERY OF PENLLYN LITERARY UNION. On Friday last, at the Victoria Hall, Bala, a literary meeting was held, under the auspices of the above Union. Mr. J. Williams, Post- master, presided, and the Rev. T. Lloyd, Rector, conducted. There was a large attendance. The meeting was commenced with the singing of the Welsh anthem, I H,n wlad fy nhadau; and after a brief, but valuable address, delivered by the President, the programme was gone through:—For the best essay on 'Bell or bells of the church;' the prize was divided between Mr. Evans, Gwerngeran, and Mr. Richard Roberts, postman, Bala. Verses on Cymmer- iad pur; Mr. Richard Roberts, postman, Bala. Soprano solo, I LI.,ythyr fy rnarn,' Miss Sarah Lloyd, Sarnau. Solo for children, Awn yn mlaett .1111, wrol;' 1st, Myfanwy Williams, Bala; 2nd, Kate Jones, Flag Station, Llangower. Miss Gwendoline Jones, Llanuwchllyn, was awarded the prize for the Names of local herbs.' Recitation, 'Morfa Rhuddlan1st, Mr. John Evans, Llanycil; 2nd, Mr. W. J. Evans, watchmaker, Bala. Duett, Y ddau wlad.qarwr,' Messrs. T. J. Roberts, Bala, and R. Roberts, Tai'rfelin. Reciting a story, within the space of three minutes; Mr. C. L. Morgan, Llanuwchllyn, first, and Mr. J. Evans, Llanycil, second. The prize for singing a hymn and chant was divided between parties led by Mr. Owen Lewis, Bala, and Mr. R. H. Roberts, Bala. For Stocking knitting 1st, Mrs. Isaac Lewis, Mount Street; 2nd, Miss A. E. Buckley; 3rd, Miss Gwen C. Ellis. Translations, Mr. Richard Roberta, Bala. Contralto solo, 'Di?nonddeilen;' Miss S. Ellis, Red Lion. Translating unseen passages, Mr. E. W. Evans. Poem, 'Llanycil Churchyard;' the prize was divided between Mr. Richard Roberts, Bala, and Dewi Mai, Blaenau Festiniog. Singing, Beth sy'n hardd,' Mr. T. J. Roberts' party. Charity box prize divided between Mr. E. Williams and Mr. R. L. Morgan. Recitation, 'An Article on Baptism;' 1st, A. Williams, Bala; 2nd, J. Owen, Blue Lion. Tenor solo, Hyd fedd hi gar yn gywir,' Mr. R. Roberts, Tai'rfelin. Soprano solo, Y Gardotes fach,' Miss S. Lloyd, Sarnau. Miss Emily Jones, High Street, was awarded a prize for the pinafores. Bass solo,' Y Glowr,' Mr. T. J. Roberts, Bala. For rendering Y Blodeuyn olaf,' the prize was divided between a party from Llanuwchllyn, conducted by Mr. R. Jones, and a party from Bala, conducted by Mr. O. Lewis. The usual votes of thanks terminated the proceedings.

. URBAN DISTRICT COUNCIL.

. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

DOLGELLEY. .------.

a——. PETTY SESSIONS.

. DEATH OF THE REV. E. DAVIES,…

HOUSE OF COMMONS.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH.

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