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R R Y L. A GRANT TO THE ADVERTISING COMMITTEE. At a meeting of the May-Day Festivities Committee, held on Monday night, it was de- cided to vote the sum of £ 10 to the committee appointed to advertise the town. THE DIAMOND JUBILEE. On Tuesday evening, a town meeting was held intthe Town Hall, under the presidency of Mr. Abel Jones, J.P., Chairman of the District Council, to consider the question of celebrating the completion of the 60th year of Her Majesty's Reign. On the motion of Mr. P. Mostyn Williams, it was resolved 'That this meeting is of opinion that the completion of the 60th year of the long, prosperous and happy reign of Her Ma- jesty Queen Victoria is an event worthy of commemoration and that the inhabitants of Rhyl should be invited to join in the general rejoicings contemplated throughout Her Ma- jesty's Dominions on the day appointed for such purpose, as well as to do something of a permanent nature in honour of the event.' A further resolution to the effect that a com- mittee be appointed to prepare proposals as to the most appropriate and fitting manner for commemorating the event in Rhyl, for submis- sion to another public meeting to be called at an early date by the Chairman of the U-rba District Council, for approval or otherwise- was earned on the motion of Mr. S. Perks, se conded by Mr. R. Llewelyn Jones. A strong committee was appointed. DISTRICT LODGE OF GOOD TEMPLARS. The Clwyd and Maelor District Lodge of Good Templars (Welsh) was held at Rhyl on Tuesday afternoon, Mr. J. W. Jones, Wrexham, presiding over a large attendance of delegates. The minutes of the last meeting were read by Mr.J. R. Ellis, Abergele, the secretary, and con- firmed. The reports of the 10 lodges working in the district were received, the majority being very satisfactory reporting a steady progress. The reports of the Juvenile Temp- lars given by the auperintendants, Miss Roberts Denbigh, and Mt. S. Evans Coedpoeth were also very encouraging. The District Templar and the Secretary gave short reports of the work done by them during the quarter. The District Templar was ap- pointed delegate to the Grand Lodge which will be held at Pen-y-aroes, Carnarvon, during Whitweek. A resolution in favour of holding a Temperance Demonstration at Wrexham during the summer was passed unanimously, and a committee was appointed to meet at Mold to make the necessary arrangements. This committee was also entrusted with the drawing out of a scheme for printing a syllabus for the use of each lodge in the district, and the placing of the District Lodge on a more satisfac- tory financial basis. Addresses full of enthu- siasm were delivered by Brother J. Roberts, Rhyl, and the Rev. Edmund Griffith, Liverpool. The delegates were entertained to tea by the Elwy Lodge which had been prepared in a high- ly satisfactory manner at Le Bijou Restaurant. In the evening Mr. T. E. Jones, Chief Temp- lar of the Elwy Lodge, presided over a public meeting at the Queen Street Chapel. Addres- ses on the various aspects of the Temperance question, and more especially the duty of all church members in the matter, were delivered by Mr. J. W. Jones, Wrexham, Rev. Eaoch Anwyl, Coedpoeth, and the ReT. Edmund Griffith, Liverpool. A capital recitation was given by Mr. Henry Jones entitled* The Storm.' The usual votes of thanks terminated the pro- ceedings.




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