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BALA. PERSONAL. — Principal Edwards is steadily improving and during this fine weather he is often seen taking carriage exercise with his son, Dr L. C. Edwards. FISHING.—Mr J. Cleworth caught several fine trout and pike in the lake last week. The fishing in the neighbourhood is very good. Great interest is taken in perch fishing and several good baskets have been taken. LLANFOR CLUB. —This club held its anniversary on Tuesday last, June 13th, when a large number of the members attended. The members met at Llanfor where a procession was formed headed by the celebrated Llan Festiniog Silver Band and the medical officers of the club, Dr Williams, Dr Peters, and Dr Price, who rode on horseback. The procession paraded the principal streets of Bala, after which the members assembled at the Victoria Hall and partook of an excellent dinner. The club, which is the largest in the district, has a member- ship of over 500. Several new members were en. rolled on Tuesday. The financial position of the club is also in a flourishing condition. URBAN COUNCIL (Adjourned Meeting), WEDNESDAY. JUNE 7TH.—Present: Mr R. W. Roberts, J.P., chairman Mr J. W. Roberts, vice.chairman; Messrs R. Lloyd Jones, David Jones (Birmingham House), Evan Jones, Edward Jones, D. W. Jones, David Jones (joiner), W. T. Jones, T. R. Dakin, assistant clerk, and D. R. Roberts, surveyor. Inspector's Report.—The Inspector of Nuisances report having been read, it was decided that the Inspector should interview the landlord of 18, High-street, and inform him what was required to he done at the back premises of this house.—The Clerk was instructed to write to Mrs Anwyl to ask her to have sanitary conveniences put up in Wm. Edwards's smithy in Ann-lane; also to Colonel E. Evans Lloyd to call his attention to the sanitary state of the drains, landers, &c., at No. 44, Tegid- street. With reference to the open drain in the Green, the Inspector informed the Council that a portion of the wall which had fallen in had been raised and that the place would be put right. It was resolved that the matter of cleaning this drain and to do what is necessary be left to the Street and Sanitary Committees. It was also decided that the Surveyor should cover up the open drain running along Tegid-street from Shopygornel to the end of Tremaran-teriace. The Wot h men.—The Council considered the application of one of the workmen (John Jones) who had left his situation but wished to have it back again. Considerable discussion occurred and ultimately it was decided that he should be re- employed on the same terms as before. PETTY SESSIONS, SATURDAY, JUNE 10TH.-Be- fore Colonel E. Evans Lloyd (in the chair), Roger Hughes, John Parry, L. J. Davies, and R. W. Davies, Eqrs. Profane Language.—P.C. Davies, Llanuwchllyn, charged Edward Morris, Llechweddystrad, and Uavid Rees, Pentrepiod, with cursing and swearing on the Llan and Pandy-road, Llanuwchllyn, on the 29th May.—Defendants appeared and pleaded not guilty. The Constable, in proving the offence, said that about 10-15 p.m. on the 29th May he saw the defendants and heard them making use of bad language. He first saw them in the Llan and Pandy-road and they went in the direction of the Railway Station. He spoke to the defendants when he found them on the roail and cautioned them.— The Bench ordered the defendants to pay 7s Od each and costs. Assault.—Edward Richards, late of Caepant, Llandderfel, farm labourer, charged Morgan Hughes, Bryniaugwvnion, Llanfor, farmer, with having assaulted him on the 29th May.—Defendant appeared and pleaded not guilty. From the evi- dence it transpired that the plaintiff had been in service at Caepant, but had left. On the 8th June he was at Cwm-main Farm. The defendant came there and some words occurred between them as to the reason why plaintiff had left Caepant and dur- ing this discussion defendant got hold of the plaintiff and struck him with the back of his hand across the mouth. He also bit the top of his head, put his fingers in his eye, and struck him several times in the face. The plaintiff tried to defend hi.nself but was overpowered by defendant. In the end William Williams of Coedybedo, who was in the house, took the plaintiff ouc. The evidence of the plaintiff was corroborated by William Williams and John Rowlands, Penrallt.—The defendant was fined £1 including costs.


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