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I DOLGELLEY. I LITERARY SOCIETY. The weekly meeting of the Wesleyan Liter- ary Society was held on Friday evening, Mr. W. Williams, Maes-y-ffynnon, presiding. Several addresses dealing with the influence of The Press,' 'The Pulpi t,' and 'The Sunday School' were given by Messrs. W. M. Jones (Goat Inn), R. Roberts (Arran Read), W. J. Jones (Cambrian Terrace), D. J. Lewis (Plas Coch), W. C. Williams (Caerynwch), Lewis Lloyd, and the Chairman. LITERARY SOCIETIES. The weekly meeting of the Wesleyan T,iferarv I Society was held on F-iday efenije. tht" K*v S. Parry Jones prexidixji. Messrs. Law is Lloyd, W. J. Jones, R. Roberts, Hugh Morgan, John James, and others, took part in the appointed debate. At the weekly meeting of the Calviniatic Methodist Literary Society, Mr. D. E. Hughes, Old Post Office, read a paper on • The Preachers of Dolgelley,' and Mr. R. Roberts, on Some Notable Places Around Dolgelley.' PERSONAL. Mr. W. E. J. Clarke, assistant master at the County School, has been selected to play for Wales in the International Hockey Match, 'Wales v. Ireland,' which is to come off at Dublin, at the end of the present week. Mr. Clarke is an enthusiastic athlete, and is a prominent member of the Cricket, Hockey, Tennis, and Football Clubs in the town. We believe he is the first from the town to take part in any international game. THE IDRIS CHORAL SOCIETY. This well known society, under the ably con- ductorship of Mr. O. O. Roberts, is again in full practice. We learn with gratification that they intend giving a grand concert in June on the occasion of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and for which they are now preparing. A distinct feature will be the production of a musical contribution specially selected by one of the best known musicians in the king- dom. The society is about to rehearse Mount of Olives' (Beethoven), probably for another occasion. GOOD NEWS FOR THE POOR. Captain N. T. Williams, late of Mount Mor- gan Gold Mine, has, we learn, forwarded a cheque of E5 to the Rector (Rev. J. Lloyd), and Mr. T. H. Roberts (his brother-in-law), as a contribution in aid of the poor of the town. These gentlemen have handed the sum over to Messrs. R. H. Roberts and Tom Parry, the officials connected with the' Popular entertain- ments fund, which is being raised for distribu- tion amongst the poor. Captain Williams' generosity will, we are sure, be greatly appre ciated. Both Captain and Mrs. Williams (nee Miss Madge Roberts), have already arrived in England from South Africa. PRESENTATION. Mr. W. Evans (Artro) of the Post Office, was the recipient of a presentation on Thursday night, consisting of a handsome gold watch and an illuminated address, subscribed for by his many friends in the town, as a token of respect and good feeling on the occasion of his leaving to take up duties at Liverpool. Mr. E. W. Evans, Frondirion, presided over a good attendance, which met at the County Hall. Addressess were made by Messrs. R. Williams (Post Master), D. E. Hughes, W. Harvey Jones, &c. Mr. Evans suitably returned thanks. The watch was supplied by Mr. W. Williams, Greenwich House, and the frame for the illuminated address by Mr. D. G. Tudor. POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT. THE sixth of the series of these entertainments was held in the Public Rooms, last Thursday evening-Mr. R. Williams presiding over a large gathering. c The Programme submitted was, on the whole, very creditably rendered the most attractive items being the Musical Drill contributed so ex- cellently by a number of children from the Na- tional School, instructed by Mr. J. D. Williams, the head teacher. The programme was as fol- lows :— Song, by Mr. Richard Hughes. Recitation by Miss Lloyd. Song by Miss Alice Rowe (a pupil of Mr. D. J. Williams. Musical Drill by National School Children. Competition — Singing any song the winner was Mr. H. O. Williams, printer. Concertina Solo by Mr. John Evans (junr.). Song by Mr. N. Roberts. Hand Bell Ringers-Mr. D. Roberts and party. Anthem-D. L. Ackers and party. Miss Blodwen Williams, Messrs. M. W. Griffith(Mus. Bac.), J. Roberts, and E. Richards shared the duties of accompanists. A vote of thanks to the chairman, which was briefly acknowledged, brought to a close a very successful entertainment. WEDDING. The Wesleyan chapel, on Monday morning last, 1 was the scene of a happy event, when the mar- riage of Mr. D. Barnett, of The Stores, Lion Street, and Miss A. W. Evans, Bridge Street, both of this town and respectably connected, was duly solemnized. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. P. Jones Roberts, assisted by the Rev. S. Parry Jones, Dolgelley, in the presence of Mr. Tom. Parry, registrar. There were also present a large number of friends and well-wishers witnessing the cere- mony. The bride, attended by Miss C. Barnett, was given away by her uncle, Mr. W. Williams, Greenwich House. Mr. E. A. Williams (cousin of the bride), acted as best man and the bridal party included Miss J. Barnett, Miss Williams (Corwen), Mr. H. Evans (junr.), and Mr. R. Barnett. Ceremony over, amidst the strains of the Wedding March, Mr. J. Lloyd presiding at the Harmonium, the party left the chapel, and were greeted out-side with the inevitable showers of rice. Subsequently, they, in addition to some invited friends, sat down to a sumptuous repast at the Royal Ship Hotel, prepared in a highly creditable manner by Mr. and Mrs. Rowe. The eustomary toasts followed. The happy pair left for Liverpool, and other places, amidst the well-wishes of many friends, who had gathered at the station to witness their departure. The presents were numerous and costly,

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