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PWLLHELI. REGATTA.—A regatta was held at Nevin last Saturday. The visitors look a keen and lively in- terest in the proceedings, which passed off satisfac- torily. ABEKERCH.—Special services were held at the C.M. Church last Sunday aod they were conducted by the Rev William Thomas of Llanrwst, late of Penmount, Pwllheli. There were crowded congre gations. CONCERT.—A concert was held on Saturday evening at the Congregational Church, Llithfaen Mr J. Goddard, Plas Ciliau, Llithfaen andj Leicester, occupied the chair, and Mr Robert Jones, Tanyfoel, conducted the meeting. The programme, which was of an excellent character, was greatly appreciated. The proceeds went towards defraying the chapel debt. DEATH BY DROWNING.—News reached Abersoch last week of the death by drowning of Mr Lewis Griffith and of his son of the same name, natives of the place, who went down wi'h the ship Katherine of Portmadoc, fifty miles off London. last week. She collided with a German fishing boat named Hamburgh in a thick fog about three a.m. Quite a glcom was cast over the village when the news was received. SHEEP DOG COMPETITIONS.—These competitions were held last Saturday. There was a large attendance. There were over sixty entiies. The following were awarded the prizes:—First class, 1, David Jones, Cae Fadog, Bala 2, G. 0. Jones, Talmignedd, Nanttle 3, W. Roberts, Llwyn- dwyfog, Chwilog. Second class, 1, David Jones, Cae Fadog, Bala 2, G. Roberts, Llwyndwyfog, Chwilog 3, Hugh Pritchard, Blaenau Cauo1, Llith- faen. Third class, 1. Wm. Jones, Llithfaen Fawr 2, David Jones, Cae Fadcg, Bala 3. H. William?, Tirgwyn, Llithfaen, and H. 0. Jones, Tynypaut, Llanllyfni. The adjudicators were Messrs R. T. Closs, Llanberis E. Jones, Chwilog J. T. Rees, PistyK and H. H. Hughes, LlitLfaen. OBITUARY.—The death took place at his resi- dence, Brynhelyg, at the ae of thirty-four yfars, early on Thursday morning last, of Mr Richard Evans of the Metropolitan Bank. Mr Evans was a native of Dolwyddelen, being the son of the late Mr Richard Evans and nephew of the late Rev Ell Evans of Dolwyddelen. Mr Evans came to Pwll- heli about eeven years ago to take up the appoint- ment of cashier at the Metropolitan Bank and by his courtesy, upright conduct, and kindly acts very soon won for himself a place in the respect and affec- tions of a wide circle of friends. He was recently elected a deacon of Penmount C.M. Church and was officially connected with the mission in Sand- street. He was an active member of the Literary Society and of the Christian En deavour Society, Penmount, and also visitor for a very long time to the Sabbath school at the Union House. He was a valuable member of the School Board and identified with a number of public movements in the town and neighbourhood. The poor found in him a good friend aud they will sadly miss:him. The funeral, which was public and largely attended, took place on Monday. The service at the house at 9-30 was conducted by the Rev W. Thomas, Llanrwst, assisted by the Rev — Hughes, curate. The cortege wended its way to the Cambrian Station in the following order: Rev William Ihoma8, Llanrwst, late of Penmount, Pwllheli, and the Rev Canon E. T. Davies, the vicar, the Rev G. Parry Hughes, M.orfa, Nevin, the Rev — Hughes, curate, and Dr 0. Wynne Griffith, the Mayor (Mr Cledwyn Owen) and the members of the Town Council in their official robes, preceded by ex-Sergeant R. R. Williams, carrying the mace, the members of the School Boari, the Sand-street School, the Literary and Christian Endeavour Societies of Pen- mount, deacons of Penmount and members of the Church and congregation, the hearse, the relatives. Mr W. 0. Hughes, manager of the Metropolitan Bank, and the general public. The coffin, which was or polished oak and covered with wreaths, was at the Station transferred to a special carriage in waiting and conveyed to Dolwyddelen. Tne cortege was at this place met by a large number cf people. The Rev W. Thomas and the Rev G. Parry Hughes officiatd at the grave. The Christian Endeavour and Literary Societies of Pen- mouc: sent a magnificent wreath in a glass case. A large number of other wreaths weie received. A memorial service will be held in Penmount Church.





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