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TALYLLYN RAILWAY FROM TOWYN TO ABERGYNOLWYN (NARROW GAUGE-2FT 3IN). THE Terminus of the Railway, ABERGYNOLWYN, forms a convenient starting point for the ascent of CADER IDRIS and is only 3| miles from T^nycornel Hotel, TALYLLYN LAKE, thus bringing the visitor a mile nearer than any other route. Other objects of interest in the immediate neighbourhood-The Bryneglwys Slate Quarries, the village of Llanflhangel-y-Pen, ant, most picturesque antiquity, with the celebrated BIRD ROCK and the ancient CASTELL-Y-BERE (Bere Castle) n Fi shing in Dolgo -h Stream and (by ticket) in the river between Talyllyn & Abergynolwyn. PENYBONT HOTEL, TALYLLYN. < POSTAL ADDRESS—CORRIS, R.P.O. TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS-ABERGYNOLWYN. This Hotel, which is situate at the west end of the far-famed Lake, Tourists, Visitors, and Cyclists will find every accommodation and comfort at moderate charges. Guides for Cader Idris. Posting. Like and River fishing free to Visitors at the Hotel. THOMAS LLOYD. Proprietor. CORRIS RAILWAY. CHARMING RIVER, LAKE, AND MOUNTAIN SCENERY. RAIL AND COACH TRIPS BY THE POPULAR ROUTE TO CADER IDRIS & TALYLLYN LAKE. CONVEYANCES TWICE DAILY BETWEEN CORRIS AND TALYLLYN LAKE. GOOD FISHING CENTRE. SALMON, SEWIN, TROU CHEAP THROUGH TICKETS FROM PRINCIPAL CAMBRIAN STATIONS. Full Particulars, Fares, etc., from Messrs WHEATLEY & SONS and Mr R. H. DAVIES, Photo- grapher, ABERYSTWYTH and MR JOHN EVANS, Stationer, Mr D E. James, Chemist. St. Ann's Buildings, and Mrs ARNFIELD, Music Warehouse, BARMOUTH, ana Mr C. H. YOUNG, Photo- grapher, TOWYN, ABERDOVEY and DOLGELLEY. _r BORTH, NEAR ABERYSTWYTH. THE CAMBRIAN" HOTEL f,ci°SSea;,0"r mile. hard Sandy Beach. Late Di.aer; Fre-ch Che X1V/1UJJ, Inclusive Boarding Terme, from 6s. 6d. a day. 104b] HOHENBUKG, Proprietor.
WILLIAM ROWLANDS BEGS to cll the attention of Visitors and others to his stock of Meat, BEEF, MUTTON, PORK, VEAL. Best quality of Meat at the lowest Market price. 2, Terrace-road, ABERDOVEY. THE DOVEY HOTEL, ABERDOVEY. ESTABLISHED 1729. THE ONLY HOTEL WTTHTN FOUR MILES OF THE FAMOUS DOVEY GOLF LINKS LUNCHEONS, TEAS, AND DINNERS. POSTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. HOTEL BUS MEETS ALL THE TRAIKS BOTTLERS OF BASS'S ALE AND STOUTS, ALSO STONE GINGER BEER FIRST CLASS BILLIARD TABLE. EXERIENCED WAITERS KEPT. MODERATE CHARGES. BL06 MRS LEWIS DAVIES, b106 Proprietress,
CENTRAL BUILDINGS, HIGH ST., E. & J. W. ROBERTS, FISHMONGERS, POULTERERS, AND GAME DEALERS, Noted for Poultry supplied daily from the principal farms of the locality All kinds of fresh Fish in season. Salmon from local rivers. MARINE lIOTEL, CRICCIETH. FACING SEA. TERMS FROM 7s 6d per day. Miss COOPER, 98 Proprietress. RAILWAY HOFEL, CRICCIETH. Adjoining Station centrally situated. CLOSE AND OPEN CARRIAGES. Experienced Drivers (Liveried if required). BEST BOTTLED ALES, STOUT, etc. 100 J. S. GRIFFITHS, Proprietor. TRY WILLIAMS'S STORES, THE NOTED HOUSE FOR HIGH CLASS GROCERIES & PROVISIONS, I CASTLE STREET, CRICCIETH. 99 J. W. BOWEN, M.P.S. (From Dr Evans's, Dublin, Chemist to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales), CHEMIST AND WINE MERCHANT, J^ £ EDIOAL IIALL, CRICCIETH, Established 1867. B A S S'S A L E. GL INNESS'S DUBLIN STOUT. P.S.—All prescriptions most carefully dispensed by the Proprietor himself, who has had years of experience in the beat establishments in England and Ireland. Any articles not in stock procured at once. Parcels from London daily. GENUINE HAND-LOOM WELSH TWEEDS AND LINSEYS. ROYAL EISTEDDFOD PRIZE MEDALS, ABERYSTWYTH, 1865. CHESTER, 1866. <> a "7^ PATRONIZED BY HER ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCESS OF WALES, ALSO NOBILITY, CLERGY, AND GENTRY THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AND WALES. JOHN MEYRICK JONES, MANUFACTURER OF WELSH WEBS AND TWEED CLOTHS, DOLGELLEY. FLANNELS, LINSEYS, BLANKETS. PATTERNS SENT BY POST TO ANY ADDRESS. EAGLE HOTEL, DOLL STREET,MACHYNLLETH. THIS HOTEL is beautifully Furnished throughout and has all modern conveniences; two minutes' walk frcm Station ten minutes' walk from the celebrated Dovey River. Tourists, Anglers, Cyclists, and Excursionists visiting the town cannot do better than pay this'Hotel a visit. ALLSOPP & SON'S INDIAN PALE ALE AND STOUT IN BOTTLES AND ON DRAUGHT. WINES, SPIRITS, CIGARS, AND TABLE WATERS OF THE FINEST QUALITY ALWAYS IN STOCK. PROPRIETO R— MALDWYN HUMPHREYS.
MACHYNLLETH. THE WATER SUPPLY.—In consequence of the complaints regarding the water, the reservoir has been cleaner! out and provi-ion has bC"D made to prevent leaves, &c., eiit, ritig. Since this has been done the water is quite ch ar. There is now a good and wholesome supply of w ater. A TRIP To BORTH -Me Dd. Evans, solicitor, on Thursday, treated the aged inmates of the Work- house to a trip to Borth, where they were supplied with tea and other refreshments. The whole party was photographed and Mr Evans promised a copy to each inmate. A NIGGER TROUPE —A committee has been formed with the 1 bj-ct of forming a nigger troupe, to be made up of local ctlent. The intention is to hold entertainmfu 's, the proceeds of which would be given towards %ri it- g,ic)d causes in the town. A similar troupe a few y ar- ago did very well, being the means of handing "ver between JE60 and jE70 to the hospital and other funds. THE VOLUNTEERS.—The .jompiny paraded at the Armoury on Sunday morning and marched nnder the command of Lieut, nant Wakefield and Sergeant-instructor Hemmint-s to the Church to attend divine ser ice ft is week Colonel Brown paid a visit to the Armoury and, in c- mpany with Adjutant-captain W. Ik, r, insp cted the arms, kits, &c. It is understood that Colonel Brown expressed satisfaction with the state of the things. THE COUNTY SCHOOL.—The County School re- sumed work after th- urnm: r holidays on ruesday. Twenty-four new pupils have entered, bringing the total number up to,g.ii,y ag aith seventy last year. Some more pupils ar:, expected before the end of the week aud a very successful tprm is anticipated. TI1" staff has baeu increased by the engagement of Mr O. N. R berts of the University College of Wale,, Aberystwyth, as assistant master. The levelling of the grounds in front (,f the school and adapting it for cricket, tennis, &c is now be- ing proceeded ivi-ii. One p rti>,n of the field is to be devoted to t-nni", there being room for several courts, and the other par- M ill be used for cricket and tennis. Wh n the work is c(.mp,ete,i the school will have ar'Gut the finest recreation ground of any school of its size in Wales, which also pos- sesses the advantage of being 111 c¡oe proximity to the school. HARVEST FESTIVAL.—The annual Bangor Dio- cesan Conference opened at Machynlleth on Wed- nesday when the local ban est festival was cele- brated in the Parish Church. The sacred edifice had been beautifully decorated throughout with plants and flowers by Mr Gribble, gardener at the Plas. In the morning holy communion was cele- brated, the service beng fully choral. The cele- brant was the Rev Canon Trevor, rector, who was assisted by the Rev R. H Williams, Llanfaethliw, Rev Peter Jones, Llanddona, Rev James Wil- liams, Dolgelley, and the Rev D. T. Hughes, curate, the precentor for the day. At eleven a.m., the Church was crowded when the Lord Bishop of the Diocese preached. The anthem "The Lord is God" was sung by the choir, the solos being taken by Mr David Williams, Master Willie Williams, and Mr J, Evans and the double quartette was taken by Messrs W. Evans, J. Hamer, W. E. Evans, W. James, A. Lewis, W. Williams, J. Evans-, and Miss Agnes Jones. At noon the Marchioness (D.) of Londonderry entertained a large party at the Plas. The afternoon service was in Welsh, when the Rev Llewelyn Hughes of Portmadoc officiated and in the evening the Rev David Jones, B. A., Abererch, preached. The services were well attended throughout. REGISTRATION COURT.-On Wednesday morning Mr C. Elphinstone Lloyd, barrister at-law, held a registration court at the Town Hall, Machynlleth. Mr Shuker, Welshphol, assist d by Mr John Lewis, appeared in the Conservative interest, and Mr John Rowlands represented the Liberals. In the morning the county parishes were revised. There were f"w claims or objections. Among those objected to was Henry Thomas, schoolmaster, Penegoes. The Liberals were the objectors, alleging that his name was on the wrong list, being on the franchise list iostead of on Division 1. The objection was not sustained.—Mr Shuker objected to the claim of the Rev. W. S. Jones, stating that the property was the joint purchase of three, the father and two sons, and sub- mitted that not more than one was qualified in respect to the property. The Rev. W. S. Jones gave evidence stating that he was joint owner of the property, but Mr Shnker's objection was held to be good.- In the afternoon the town lists were revised. Mr J. Pugh, Newtown, represented the Conservatives and Mr Rowlands the Liberals. The Conservatives objected to John Pugh and John Pugh, jun., Maen- gwyn-street.—Mr Pugh stated that the father was down on the list as sole tenant and now both claimed votes as joint tenants.—It transpired that the rent was not enough to qualify two voters and both names were struck OU t. The Liberals claimed a lodger's vote on behalf of D. Lloyd Jones, N. and P. Bank.—Mr Jones gave evidence stating that he occupied a sitting-room and bedroom.—In reply to Mr Pugh, he said another man claimed a vote in respect of two rooms in the Bame house.—Mr Pugh submitted that as the rent was under f20 it would not admit of two lodger votes.—The Barrister observed that the other person mentioned did not appear to claim the vote and he did not kjow that I his name had not been wrongly put down. He therefore granted the claim.-Thcre were no other objections or claims of interest.
BORTH SEA DEFENCE. A special meeting of the Main Roads Committee of the County Council was held at Aberystwyth on Monday under the presidency of Mr David Jenkins, for the purpose of taking into consideration the question of protecting Borth from the inroads ot the sea, — The Cl, rk (Mr Fryer) said he h d written to Mr Case about the matter, and he replied ohj ctitig to the suggestion of the Com- mittee to place jetties on the be 'ch and suggesting that a wattle fence should be constructed parallel with the present seaboard, and that two of the groynes of the Case pattern should be added to the present number at the expense of the County Council.—After con-iderable discussion, Mr Joseph Parry moved that the matter should be deferred to the spring and the proposition was seconded.— Mr C. M. Williams suggested that stones from Ystrad Meurig should be placed on the b-ach and that one or t vo jetties sh, uld be placed on the beach by the County Council.—Mr Morgan, Maen- newydd, sp ke against g dug into great expense, especially against expanding large sums in con- tinuation of the present scheme. Mr Harry Bonsall strongly urged that immediate steps should be taken to protect Borth from the mercy of the waves. (Laughter.) Borth was in constant danger from the sea in its present defenceless state, and to his mind the best method of defence presenting itself at the present time was the Case system and j therefore he was ftrongiy in favour of supporting Mr Case's scheme.—Mr D, C. Roberts was in I favour of leaving the matter in the hands of the j Surveyor. He suggested that the latter should do all he could towards protecting the county roads, but that he should interfere as little as possible with Mr Case's -,cheme,-This suggestion was ultimately adopted. Consideration of the best means of spending the jE150 reCJmrnended by the County Council for the protection of Borth was deferred to the spring.
PENRHYNDEUDRAKTH. DEUDRAETH RURAL COUNCIL. The monthly meeting was held on Tuesday, Mr E. Bowen Jones ¡ presiding.—It was reported that the Lleyn and Eifionydd Building Society had undertaken to re- pair the hous-s complained of at Penrhyndeu- draeth.—Mr Casson, Portmadoc, wrote stating that he was willing to sell land at Harlech for the purposes of a drainage scheme. He wished to know what the Council were prepared to ofF r. The Council appointed a comfnitte" consisting of Messrs R. Richards, John Lloyd, Richard Davies, A. Griffith, and the Surveyor to visit the site with a view of fixing upon a sum to be offered Mr C tsson. -Tr,e Local Government Board wrote recommending the Council to authorise the Sur- veyor to keep the order book at the Clerk's office and not at his own "ffiee and the recommendation was adopted. -Mr M. E. M rris, Harlech, wrote stating that he ha i purchased land for building purposes at Minff-irdd, but that he was unable to proceed owing to hick of a drainage system.—It was agreed to ask Mr Morris to lay the master h fore the Parish Council. BOARD OF GUARDIANS —The fortnightly meeting of the Guardians i-ir the Fes iniog Union was h'id on Tuesday. Present: Mr John Jones, Ynysfr, chairman Mr Owen Jones, Festiniog, vice-c' a r- man Messrs R. O ill arns, Do b nmaen Wm, Powell and Griffith 0 en. Festiniog Divii Ow., LUnbedr John Ll d. L'andanwg; J. i" Roberts, Penrh n leudra th E Bow.-n J. nes, L'anfr. then Richard Roberts, Traws y'V !u Morgan Jones, Yny-cynha am T Roberts, cl"rk D. Jones, assistant 1..rk D. J. Jones, mas'er and the thre1 r-lie- i g officers.—The r, tiiritF3 showed that £ 229 had bn spent in out r li f during the past for night, the numh.-r of pnup s being 875^—T; e niim er of inmates at the H us was stated to be tw, Dt -v-t-o and tw--nty-f.r>-e v-igr>ints were relieved dming the fortn't>h*.—It was reported t'-iat a young wom .n ha i niUre i h~ House with her three illegitimate chi dr. n. and that the ehil ren which had been k« p- by Eil n Williams, who had been sent to ptisoo tn, mglecting them, had hepo rem. d 'y 1 h. ir mothers from the H Vice-Chair ■ i pointed out that there was oidy .t:20: 111 favour of the union at the bauk. This was due to th" tact that several parishes were in arrear with their calls, chiefly Festiniog. Llanrhnwg, and Treflys.-It was stated that £1,070 had been collected in the Festioiog parish, but that it had not been paid to the Treasurer.—It was incidentally stated that the poor rate would be increased in the next financial year by a half-penny in the pound.
LLANWRIN. HARVEST THAN KSC IVI-NG. -T hanksrivi n g services for the harvest were held in the Parish Church on Thursday, September 14th. The special preachers on the occasion were the Re/s T. H. Hughes, vicar of Llangurig, Lewis R chards, vicar of Eglwys Fach, and W. R. Williams, Pt. John's Church, Llanbryn- mair. The Church had been tastefully decorated for the occasion.
TUWYN. TOWYN AND PENNAL SCHOOL BOARD.—A special meeting of the Towyn and Pennal School Board, convened by the written requi ition of three mem- bers of the Board, tor the purpose of electing a person to fill the v-tcsncy on the Board caused by t'ie resignation of:-bt, R- v J. O. Thomas, was held at the Institnt Nberd ,y, at one p.m. on Tues- day, Sept-mber 19 h. There w.re present the Rev R. Jo cs (- ic- chan m >n) in the chair, Rev R Davies, Messrs H Evans, E. Rowltind, and E L. Rowlands.— I ne no let, convening the meeting having be-n re;d, it was pr p'.sed by Mr E Row- land and .^econ<Serl hy Mr K L. Rowlan is that Mr William Jones, corn m rcha. t, be elected. —It was propos-d by t e R» v R. Dav',S as an amendment an,i seconded by Mr H. E ans that Mr Robert Pugh e el-cted.— hi r voted fir the amendment the propo-er an s-emd-r uid for the original proposi- tion there vot d tho proposer, seendt-r, and the Cainliall. Mr nilhun Jones was therefore elected. SECOND ANNUAL ATHLKTIC SPORTS. —These sports w' re held on Wdoesdiv, -S-pt. -nil r 13th, in lovely li r. Tiij day "as observ d as a g-neral at holida). at j'laoes of bus 0'8 v'ei> g closed. Tht' at erm). devoted t" a hIe ic sports such s bicvc'e, ¡,uy d nk y riding, tigofwar, etc. The baod d P. C mpany of th. South s Bor rr- r- V" utt" r- pi -yed selections "f mu-ic dur n j the o ;y. At 7 o0 in t»-e evening a gralld cyd. c,i- I a < ¡¡"oJ h,i)apr,,c-ssion ■ as hf -de the «>od fr o C rb tt-sqmr • to the promenade and ba i-. tc-re priz-s were fii tributed. Mrs W. Orl'erd and M s N. J. Piston distributed tho piizes. The officials w,re. Judges, Ciptiin E. W. Kirkby, Messrs D. Gillart and J. Chidlaw Roberts; clerks of the course, Captain Preston and Mr W. Rowlands starter, Dr Bone timekeeper, Mr Richard Jones, Pall Mall hon. sees., Messrs J. Lloyd Hughes and R. R. Roberts. After all the expenses were paid a substantial sum was left in band for next year. TOWYN AND PENNAL SCHOOL BOARD, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH, at the Institute, Aberdovey.—Present Rev. R. Jones, vice- chairman, in the chair Rev. R. Davies, Mr H. Evans, Mr E. Rowland, Mr E. L. Rowlands, Mr William Jones, Rev. J. Rowlands with Mr P. H. Hughes, clerk Mr E. Richards, assistant clerk and Mr John Owen, attendance officer. Attendance. -The attendance at the schools for the two weeks was as follows :—Towyn Board School, total on books, 171 average, 102-1 per- centage, 59"7. Towyn National School, 90; 69 73. Aberdovey Board School, 172; 125: 72. Aberdovey National School, — 51 77. Bryn- crug Board School, 136 113 83. Pennal Board School, 125 96; 81. Mr E. L. Rowlands pre- sented the report of the Attendance Committee, and it was resolved to take proceedings against defaulting parents unless the attendance of the children at school improves to the satisfaction of the officer.-The Attendance Committee recom- m"nded that representation be made to the Towyn Urban District Council to do all in their "power to get the sanitary condition of Pennal village im- proved.—It was resolved that the recommendation be acted upon and that attention be called to the fac- that much illuess of a serious nature prevails in the village, which acts detrimentally upon the school. Finance Committee.—Mr H Evans was elected to fill the vacancy on the Committee cius-d by the resignation of the Rev J. O. Thomas. Deputatioli.-A deputation consisting of Mr ADwvl, Dr Kershaw, Mr Filgate, Captain Bill, R- v W. M. Roberts, Captain E. Lewis, and Capt. Ed w ardsatt-n ied the meeting anrl protested against the proposed enlargement of the Aberdovey School and the erection of a school at Pantperthig. Mr Filgate, Dr Kernlnw, Mr Anwyl. Rev W. M. Rob rts and Captain E. Lewii spoke. Precepts to Rating Authorities. —An est'mat-e of the liabilities rif the Board for the half year, ending 25th March, 1900. was read and it was resolved that prpcepts be is°ued for an amount equal to 6d in the pound to the Towyn parish overseers for L385 5s and to the Pennal overseers for £ 57 5s 6d. The same was ordered to be paid to the Treasurer on or before 1st January, 1900. Additional School Accommodation at Alerdove. —The Rev J. Rowlands proposed and the Rev R. Davies seconded that the resolution of the Board in regard to the need of enlargement of the Aberdovey Board School b- rescinded.—Mr E. Rowland moved and Mr E. L. Ro vlands seconded that the Board proceed with the consideration of the plans for en- larging the school. There voted for this motion the proposer, seconder, Rev R. Jones, and Mr Wm. Jones, which was therefore carried. The plans were referred to the managers to report upon at the next meeting, M'.seellane-o-ti.,z. -The resignation of Mr William Roberts, asistant teacher, Bryncrug School, was accepted and the Clerk was directed to advertise for a successor in the Cambrian News and other papers.—The Master of Bryncrug School was given leave to close the school on the 9:h and 10th Oct., as suggested in his let-,er.-It was decided to ex- tend the apprenticeship of Miss Mary Davies, pupil teaher, Pennal, for a year.—The Medal Committee were authorised to order the medals submitted and ts have the suggested inscription engraved thereon. Evening Schools.—It was decided that the Managers of all the schools be requested to open evering schoo's, it considered desirable, upon the same terms a" in previous years and that they be asked to take every means in their power to ensure the success of the evening schools. Contract at Pennal School.-— It was resolved to call the attention "f Mr Richard P. Morgan to the necessity of completing his contract. Books for PtlJ11f Teacher,,?. -The headmasters were directed to submit a list of books required for pupil teachers previous to their being ordered. Examination of Pennal Pupil Teachers.-The re- port of the exsnvnation was read and it was re. solved in conseqo nee of the Master's remarks to impress upon the pupil teachers the importance of attending reaularlv and systematically to their home lessons during the winter.
At Clerkenwe'l, on Saturday, Charles Giles and Charles Att-weil, were each fined £100 and costs fnr keeping a common betting house in Murray- street, eirnd, D T.:wn. Ten thousand betting telegrams wre found on the premises, and Giles's commission betting for the twelve months showed a profit of 912,000 on a turnover of £ 55,000.