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WELSH MARKETS.

CATTLE MARKETS, AND FAIRS.

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"4 WALES IN PARLIAMENT.

. iWHERE EAST MEETS WEST.

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SLINGS AND ARROWS.

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DENBIGH. ,r" Shorthand.-T. Gwilym Williams, son of Mr. E. R. Williams, weaver, Henllan street, who is one of the youngest pupils at the shorthand class, held at the technical school, has, this week taken Pitman's certificate (elementary) in that art. Rent Audit— Mr. lJrice of the firm of Messrs. Kendal, Price and Francis, London attended at the Crown Hotel, on Wednes- day, to receive the rents from the tenants of Lord Newborough's estate in Llanfair- talhaiarn and Llansannan. The usual din- ner was provided, Mr. and Mrs. Hughes giv- ing great satisfaction with the catering. The North Wales Fanciers Association.- Mr. William James, manager of the North and South Wales Bank, has consented to act as Honorary Secretary for the above society for Denbigh and District, and will be pleased to receive subscriptions to its funds. A meeting of the society will be held at Rhyl, next Tuesday,, at 3 15 p.m. when all interested are cordially invited to attend. Vron Chapel Literary Society.-At the ordinary meeting of this society on Monday night, under the presidency of Mr. Ellis Davies, a debate took place upon the sub- ject Should Welsh be compulsorily taught in Elem9ntary Schools.' Mr. E. Mills opened on the affimative, and Mr. J. J. Evans on the negative. Several members present expressed themselves desirous of taking part in the debate, and it was adjourned on the motion of Mr. Hooson, Colomendy, who will re-open it at the next meeting, on Monday next. Mr. J. Newton Davies.-We feel sure that many of our readers will be glad to learn that our fellow-townsman, Mr. J. Newton Davies (son of Councillor D. H. Davies), who is now at the University College of North Wales, Bangor, is proving himself useful among the young people of St. Paul's Wes- leyan chapel. On Monday evening last, he read a very able and interesting paper on David Hill, Missionary to China.' Very avourable comments on the paper were, I given by Rev. A Lloyd Hughes, presideiJt., Messrs. R. C. Williams (vice president), R. Lake Jones, D. Williams, W. LJo:, d Jones, and H. Davies. On Sunday ever.in; Mr. Davies is to occupy the pulpit in the same chapel. University of London Matriculation Ex 1 amination.-The pass list of the London Matriculation Examination held in January 1 was published on Thursday the 16th instant. In the first division occurs the name of Elizabeth A. G. Edwards, pupil at the Man- chester High School for Girls, and daughter of Mr. S. Edwards, M.A., late headmaster of theDenbigh Grammar and County School:- Also in the second division, the name of Richard Henry Jones, late resident assist ant master at the Denbigh County School. There were over 1,400 candidates and only 563 or about 40 per cent were successful.

. THE COUNTY SCHOOL.

. BOROUGH POLICE COURT.