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ITHE PENRHYN DISPUTE.

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BALA.

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BALA. C. M. CHAPEL. On Wednesday last, Revs. Isaac J. Williams* Llandderfel; E. Edwards, CwmLrmynach Messrs R. Thomas, Llandderfel, and Robert Evans, Crynierth, on behalf of the monthly meeting for East Merioneth, visited the Bala church meeting, to assist in the appointment of additional deacons for the church. We understand that although a large number were named, Mr. Joseph. Ll. Owen, Board School, was the only deacon appointed. AMBULANCE CLASS. On Thursday the 18th Febuary, the Bala Ambulance Class were examined by Dr. G. J. Roberts, Festiniog, and the result of the examination was made known on Monday last. Dr. Roberts reported that he was pleased to see that Dr. Williams had succeeded so well in imparting knowledge to the class in the intricate subject in which they had been examined. He was glad to report that all the candidates were successful, and hoped that the twenty one members, who had passed would proceed still further to master the other sub- jects which were now not approached. The successful candidates were Mrs. Wynne Pa,rry, Mrs. J. W. Roberts, Mrs. R. Ll. Jones, Mrs. J. T. Alun Jones, Mrs. J. J. H 'ies, Mrs. D. H. Jones, Mrs. D. E. Jones, s Bickley, Miss Sherwin, Miss Catherin. nes, Miss Mary Jones, Miss Maggie Evans ->Miss A. J. Phillips, g Miss Winnie Roberts, Miss M. E. Roberts, Miss Kate Thomas, Miss Fannie Rees Miss Sophia Ellis, Miss Kate Williams, Miss Minnie K. Evans, and Miss Augusta Jones. PARLIAMENTARY DEBATING SOCIETY. The session terminated on Tuesday last, when there was a lively meeting, Mr. D. Jones J.P. presided. Before proceeding with the orders of the day, the leader of the opposition, enquired as to the financial position of the society. On being informed that there was a debit balance of 6s., some discussion took place as to the responsible party for this state of affairs, bnt subsequently an amicable arrang- ment was arrived at by both sides of the house contributing to make good the deficiency. The debate on the Education Bill was resumed on which an animated discussion took place, and in which Messrs Cad. Evans, R. Ll. Jones, J. LL Owen, R. Evans, and R. W. Roberts took part. The second reading of the Bill was put to the vote, and the speaker declared that the majority had voted against it. The Govern- ment thereupon resigned, and the clerk was directed to convene the house early in October. The house dispersed, after according a vote of thanks to the speaker, deputy speaker, and lerkj for their valuable services.

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