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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 31 miles from T'nyenrnel Hotel, TALYLLYN LAKE, tbi-s bringing the visitor a mile nearer than any other route. Other objects of interest in the immediate neighbourhood—The Brvneelwys Slate Quarries, the vilh2e of LlanfihanaelyPen ant, most picturesque antiquity, with the cjTch.v.t-.t BIRD ROCK and the ancient CASTELL-Y-BERE (Bere Castle] Pi shing in Dolgo 'h Str am nd (hy ticke') in the river between Talyllyn & Abergynolwyn. ^penYbont7 hotel, talyllyn. pOSTAL ADDRESS—CORRIS, R.S.O. TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS—ABERGYNOLWYN. » This Hotel, which is situate at the west end of the far-fumed Lak, TouristB Visitors, and Cyclists will find every accommodation and comfort at moderate charges. Guides for Cader Idri-. Posting. Ink- and Rivrr fishing free to Visitors at the Hotel. d TH GM A S LIOYI)., 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 H. H. DAVIES, Photo- grapher, ABERYSTWYTH and MR JOHN EV^iNS, Stationer. Mr D E. James, Chemist St. Ann's Buildings, and Mrs ARNFIELD, Music Warehouse, BARMOUTH, and Mr C. H. Y^OUNG, Photo- grapher, TOWYN, ABKRDQVEY and DOLGELLEY. BORTH, NEAR ABERYSTWYTH, THE A l|TT3pT "jVkT ~tT I T facing Sea four miles hard Sandy Beach. Late Dinner; French Che \_y -i-^1 J—_l—Li J—Jy Inclusive Boarding Terms, from 6s. 6d. a day. 104b] H 0 H E N B U H G, Proprietor.
WILLIAM ROWLANDS BEGS to ctll 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 WITHIN FOUR MILES OF THE FAMOUS DOVEY GOLF LINKS LUNCHEONS, TEAS, AND DINNERS. POSTING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES. HOTEL BUS MEETS ALL THE TRAINS BOTTLERS OF BASS'S ALE AND STOUTS, ALSO STONE GINGER BEER. FIRST CLASS BILLIARD TABLE. EXERIENCED WAITERS KEPT. MODERATE CHARGES. MRS LEWIS DAVIES, b106 Proprietress.
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CENTRAL BUILDINGS, HIGH ST., E. & J. W. ROBERTS, FISHMONGERS, POULTERERS, AND GAME DEALERS, Noted for Poultry supplied daily from the principal farms of thp locality. All kinds of fresh Fish in season. Salmon from local rivers. MARINE HOTEL, CRICCIETH. FACING SEA. TERMS FROM. 7s 6d per day. Miss COOPER, 98 Proprietress. RAILWAY HOTEL, 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, CASTLE STREET, CRICCIETH. 99 J. W. BOWEN,l\LP.S. (From Dr Evans's, Dublin, Chemist to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales), CHEMIST AND WINE MERCHANT, m EDICAL HALL, CRICCIETH, Established 1867. B A S S'S ALE. GL INNESS'S DUBLIN STOUT. P.S.—All prescriptions most carefully dispensed by the Proprietor himself, who has had years of experience in the best 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 f PATRONIZED BY ,TT^ T FGRTJ -E\ HER ROYAL HIGHNESS PRIZE MEDALS, £ ') £ ST THE PRINCESS OF WALES, ABERYSTWYTH, 1865. *J kdk ALSO NOBILITY, CLERGY, V > AND GENTRY THROUGHOUT CHESTER, 1866. 4^ 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, iAl ACH YNLLETfl. THIS HOTEL is beautifully Furnished throughout and has all modern conveniences; JL two minutes' walk frcm Station ten minutes' waJk from the celebrated Dovey River. Tourists, Anglers, Cyclists, and Excursionists visiting the town cannot do better than pay this:Hotel a visit. ALLSOPP & SO'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. I THE WATER SUPPLY.—In consequence of the complaints regar ding the wa'er, the re-ervoir has been cleaned cut and provision has be, n made to prevent leaves, & -iit,-ritig. Since this has beta done the water is (luite c)m. There is now a good and wholesome supply of wat.r. A TRIP TO BORTH—Mr Dd. Evans, solicitor, on Thursday, treated the aged inmates of the Work- house to a trip to I'-orth, where they were supplied with tea and other refr, ^merits. The whole party j was photographed and Mr Evans promised a copy to each inmate. r A NIGGER TROUPE —A committee has been formed with the ( ot fnrnvng a nigger troupe, to be made up of local talent. The intention is to hold entertainment, the proceeds of whicn would be given towards \arioiv- good causes in the town. A similar troupe a few YHtr ago did very well, being the means of handing over between £60 and JE70 to the hospital and other funds. THE VOLUNTEERS.—The company paraded at the Armoury on Sunday morning and marched under the command of Lieutenant Wakefield and Sergeant-instructor Hammings to the Church to attend divine service. Tnis week Colonel Brown paid a visit to the Ai moury and, in c mpany with Adjutant -captain Walktr, inspected the, '11m- kits, &c It is understood 'hat Colonel Bro\' n expressed satisfaction with the state of the things. THE COl'ITY SCHOOL.—The County School re- sumed work after 1hw ummer holidays? .pn Tuesday. Twenty-four new pupils have entered, bringing the total number up to eighty as compared with seventy last year. Some morn pupils are expect d before the end of the wet-k and a very successful t rrn is anticipated. Thi stuff has b; eu increase d ..y the engagement of Mr O. N. Roberts of the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, as arsUtant ma-ter. The levelling of the grounds iu front d the school and adapting it for ci eket, tennis, &c is n. w be- ing proceeded wi, ii. One portion of the fi 1 s to be devoted to t> nni-i, there Iwin room foi sever-ii courts, and the • ther part » ill be used for cricket and tennis. When the work is c, mpete.t the school wiJl have a -out the finest recreation ground of any school of i's size in Wales, which aiso pos- sesses the advantage of being 1Jl close proximity to the school. HARVEST FESTIVAL.—The annud Bangor Die- cesan Conference op* ned at Machynlleth on Wed- nesday when the local harvest f< sti\al 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 Ctnon 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 -1 The Lord is God was sving 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 larg- 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 L'oyd, 1 arri-ter at-law, held a registration court at the Town Hall, Machynlleth. Mr Shuker, Welshpool, a-si t d by Mr John Lewis, appeared in the Conservative interest, and Mr John Rowlands repres' nted the Liberals. In the morning the county parishes w ere revised. Tilere were few claims or obj ctions. Among those objected to was H»lIry Thomas, schoolmaster, Penegces. The Liberals were the obj ctors, alleging that his name w as on the wroog list, being on the franchise list i stead of on Division I. The objection was not sustdn <i.—Mr Shuker objected to the claim of the Rev. W. S. Jones, stating that the property R8 the joint purchase of three, the father aon two sons, and sub- mitted that not more than one was qualified in respect to the pr^rty. The Rev. W. S. Jones gave evidence stating that he was joint ow e:- oi the property, but Mr Shuker's objection was held to be good.— In the afternoon tl e town lists were revised. Mr J. Pugh, Newtown, repr -pted the Conservatives and Mr Rowlands the Liberals. The Conservatives objected to John Pugn and John Page, jun., Maen- gwyn-street.—Mr Pugh sta ed that the father was down on the litt as sole tenant and now both claimed votes as joint t, transpired that the rent was not enough to qualify two voters and both names were struck out. Th; Liberals claimed a lodger's vote on behalf of D. Lloyd Jones, N. and P. Bank.—Mr Jones gave evidence stating that he I 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 same house.—Mr Pugh submitted that as the rent was under E20 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 kaow that his name had not been wrongly put down. He therefore granted the claim.—Tnere were no other objections or claims of interest.
BORTH SEA DEFENCE. A special meeting of the Main Roads Committee of the County Council wns held at Aberystwyth on Monday under the presidency of Mr David 7enkins, for the purpose of taking into consideration the question of protecting Borth from the inroads ot the sea.-Th,- Cl rk (Mr Fryer) said he h d written to Mr Case about the matter, and he replied oi j cting to the suggestion of the Com- mittee tc place jetties on the. he eh and suggesting that a wattle fence siiouid be constructed Darallfl with the present seaboard, and that two of the groynes of the Ctse pattern sh uld be a-vied to the present number at the expense of the Couuty Council.—After con-iderabh: discussion, Mr Jos ph Parry moved ttiat the matter should be deferred to the spring an 1 the proposition was seeonde 1.- Mr C. M. Wdlianv< stig^st>d that stones from Ystrad Meurig should be. placed on the b a,,1i that one < r t • o j, tties sh uld he piac- d on tht I beach by the County Council.—Mr Morgan, Ma newydd, sp ke a^ab-af g 'r,g g: ear *per<se, especially againht t x «n<ling la ge suin^ in con- tinuation ot t'e present seleiiie. M.0 Harry Bonsall strongly url!ed th;lt immediate step' wliou d be taken to pr fct Boltli the mercy of 'f' waves. (Laughter.) Horth was in co s'ant datucr from the sea in it. pre en de-fencelet state, and to his mind the II"st m thod of defence p. esent, no itself at the pre ent time II as the Ca'c. sN st,. )n and therefore he wis ■■ tron^ly in favour of supporting Mr Case's scbem". — Mr D C. Robert^ waSIlJ favour of 1 e;;vii): the rnatt-r in the hands of the Surveyor. He suggested that ti- !a-ter sbonld do all he could towards protecting the county roads, but that he should in erfer j as little as possible 'with Mr Case's scheme.—This suggestion was ultimately adopted. Consideration of the best means of spending the 9150 recommended by the County Council for the protection of Borth was deferred to the spring.
PENKHYNDEUDRAETH. DEUDRAETH RunAL 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 houses complained of at Penrhyndeu- draeth.—Mr Casson, Portmadoc, wrote statiDg 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 offer.- Tire Council appointed a committee 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 reeommt ndiIJg the Council to authorise the Sur- vey..r to keep Lh" ordur book at the Clerk's office and not at his own ( tfice and the recommendation was adopted. -Mr M. E. M irris, Harlech, wrote stating f at lv ha i purchased land for building purp ses at Minff >rod, but that he was unable to pr, C"e lack of a drainage system.—It ac a^re. d to ask Air Morris to lay the matter be- fore t o- Parish Council, ROARlI OF GUARDI \S —The fortnightly meeting of the Guar<ii..rs i r the Fes iuiog Union was held on Tuesday. Pre-ont: Mr John Jones, Ynysfor, chairman Mr () n Jones, Festiniog, vice-chair- man; Mes.-r* R. 0 WUl ai'ns, Doibenmaen Wm. Powell and Griffith O en. Festiniog; David Owen, Ll .'bodr; IJ ,yd. Lialldanwg; J. P Robe; is, ii 1,-u,ira th E Bow-n Jones, L- ar.fr. then IM Luud Roberts, Trawsfynvda Morgan Jones, Y y-cynha aril T Roberts, clerk l». -J ones, as-i<nani lerk D. J. Jones, master; asd t true r Sieving officers.-The returns showd tha- C'2:1f1 had been spent in out-relief during the paM f ) nigbt, the number of paupers being 87-1 —i <■ oam er of inmates at the House \t", slated 'o bo tw7enty-tvvo and twenty-three V'!gr«riti WH'.I 1-iicved during the fortnight.—It wi- t. t y"ung woinm had entered he Hopso t', It:, I, f.ree i)ie&!itiinitte chi dren, and hat the chil 1" • oich' had been kept, by Ellen Wi!liani*. s,(> !I.1 been sent to prison for ivgle ring f em liad been removed "y their mothers ire)i)> the House.—The Vice-Chairman pointed out t ai ti ■ re was only E203 in favour of Lie unuMi at the bank. This was due to the fact that several parishes were in arrear with their calls, chiefly Festiniog. Llandanwg, and Tr,flys.-It was stated that £1 070 had been collected in the Festiniog 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 THANKSGIVING.— Tnankssiving services for the harvpst were held in the Parish Church on Thursday, September 14th. The special preachers on the occasion were the Revs T. H. Hughes, vicar of Llangurig, Lewis Richards, vicar of Eglwys Fach, and W. R. Williams, 8t. John's Church, LlanDryn- mair. The Church had been tastefully decorated for the occasion.
TvWYN. TOWYN AND PENNAL SCHOOL BOARD.—A special meeting (,f the Towyn and p, nnal School Board, convened by the written requi ition of three mem- bers of the Board, for the purpose of electing a person to fill the vacancy on the Board caused by the resignation of-the, Rev J. O. Thomas, wa, held at the Institute, Aberdovey, at one p m. on Tues- day, September 19 b. There wire present the Rev R. Jones (vice chaiiman) in the chair, Rev R Davies, Messrs H Evans, E. Rowland, and E L. Rowlands.—The no ice convening the meeting having be, n reid, it was pr .posed by Mr E Row- land and ;-econded hy Mr E. L. Row an Is that Mr William Jones, corn m rcha; t, be elected. —It was proposed by the Rev R. Davies as an amendment an,i seconded by Mr H. E ans that Mr Robert Pugh he el,eted. *-There. voted fur the amendment the proposer and seconder and f B,the original proposi- ton there vot d the propo ^r, ■eccnder, and the Chairman. Mr Will am Jone was therefore elected. SECOND ANNUAL ATHLKTIC SPORTS. —These sports Were he Id on Wednesday, S pt. mb r 13th, in lovely weather. The day -as ohsorV-d as a general i-alf holiday, al :f¡ lac <. •ei g closed. The af ernooii wa- d, G '• a b." sports such as hievcie, i->ny '.d .( ok y rin-.mr, ng of war, etc. Trie baod of cie K. O'mpany f the South Wahs B >r er rs V,, u le. r jiiiye'! sol ctions of mu-ic during the "y AR 7 ';0 iu V evening a grand cycle e,r ;• a1 as i.« d h;, i, pi-, c- saion as he -ded by t i- oid !r o (.b tt-s.(u .r« to the promenade an.! a-; tributed. Mrs W. Orford and M s N. J. i' -!■ >1 s'ributed the p, izes. The officials were Judges. Captiin 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 hoo. sees., Messrs J. Lloyd Hughes and R. R. Roberts. After all the expenses were paid a substantial sum was left in hand 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 S3. Pennal Board School, 125 96; 81. Mr E. L. Rowlands pre- sented the report of the Attendance Committee, and it was resolved to tike proceedings against defaulting parents unless the attendance of the children at school improves to the satisfaction of the offic,-r.-The Atfendance Committ-e recom- mended that representation be made to the Towyn Urban District Council to do all in their power to get the sanitary condition of Penn J village im- proved.—It was resolved that the recommendation be acted upon and that attention be called to the fact that much illness of a serious nature prevails in the village, which acts detrimentally upon the school. Finance Conimittee. -Mr H Evans "as elected to fill the vacancy on the Comin- ttee ciused by the resignation of the Rev J. 0. Tnomas. Deputatioit.-A deputation consisting of Mr Anwyl, Dr Kershaw, Mr Filgate, Captain Bill, Rev \V. M. Roberts. Captain E. Lewis, and Capt. Ed « ardsattended the meeting and protested against the proposed enlargement of the Aberdovey School and the erection of a school ac Pantperthog. Mr Filgate, Dr Kershaw, Mr Anwyl. Rev W. M. Roberts, and Captain E. Lewis spoke. Precepts to Rating Authorities.—An estimate of the liabilities of the Board for trie half year, ending 25th March, 1900. was read and it w as resolved that precepts be issued for an amount equal to 6d in the pound; to the To\\ yn pari-h overseers for £385 5s and to the Pennal overseers for f57 5s 6d. The same was ordered to be paid to the Treasurer on or before 1st January, 1900. Additional School Accommodation at Aberdovey. —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. R^ viands seconded that the Board proceed with the consi,i-ral Ion 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, Miscellaneous. The resignation of Mr William Roberts, asistaot 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 Bryncrue School was given leave to clo-e the school on the 9th and 10th Oct., as suggested in his let-r.-I! was decided to ex- tend the apprenticeship of Miss Mary Davies, pupil tea:1her, Pennal, for a y,ar.-The Medal Committee Kere authorised to order the medals submitted and ti have the suggested inscription engraved thereon. Ereninq Schools.— It was decided that the Managers of all the schools be requested to open evering schoo's, if considered desirable, upon the same terms a" in predous yeirs 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 nf Mr Richard P. Morgan to the necessity of completing his contract. Books jor Pupil Teacher,,z. -The headmasters were directed to submit a list of book" required for pupil teachers previous to their being ordered. Examination of Pennal Pit nil Teachers.—The re- port of the examination was read and it was re- solved in consequence of the Master's remarks to impress upon the pupil teachers the importance of attending regularly aod systematically to their home lessons drring t e winter.
At Clerkenw,l]. o•, Sa:urd y, Charles Giles and Charles Art-wed, w. re each fined £100 and costs for keeping a c mmon be'ting house in Murray- street, Canid TI T iwn. Ten thousand betting telegrams w?re fnunl on the premises, and Giles's commission betting for the twelve months showed a profit of E12,000 on a turnover of £ 55,000.