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Football. Association. The League-ist Division. Results UD to Saturday. March 24th. _n ^-Goals.^ Pld.Won.Lost.Drn. For Agst. Pts Aston Villa 30 19 6 5 70 32 43 Sheffield United 27 .15 2. 10 CO 22 40 Wolverhampton W. 27 .13 5 9 40 29 35 Sunderland 27 .14 .10 3 38 27 31 Notts Forest 26 .11 8 7 45 37 29 Newcastle United 26 .11 9 6 44 32 28 Bury 26 .11 9 6 37 33 2" Derby County 27 .10 10 7 35 36 27 Stoke 27 10 11 6 29 39 26 Evertsn 28 .10 .13 5 34 44 25 Notts County 28 8 .12 8 41 54 24 Manchester City 26 8 .11 7 38 37 23 Liverpool 28 9 .14 5 40 42 23 WestBromwich Albion 27 9 .13 5 33 45. 23 Burnley 28 9 .14 5 31 44 23 Blackburn Rovers 25 .10 13 2 40 51 22 Preston North End. 26 8 .14 4 27 37 20 Glossop 27 4 15 8 27 58 16 Results of Saturday's Games. •Notts County 0 Glossop 0 *Derby County 2 Sunderland 0 ♦Blackburn Rovers 2 West Bromwich A.0 Wolverhampton Wan 1 *Everton .0 *Astoii Villa I Liverpool 0 ♦Sheffield United 1 Preston North End .0 *Newc,,tqtle United I Burnley 0 Played on the grounds of the clubs marked English Cup. --Semi =final Ties. Southampton o Millwall o Notts Forest i Bury i Combination. Results Lit) t0 Saturday last. -GoaJ8 Pid.Wou.Lost.Drn. For. Agst. Pts. Chirk .15 .10 2 3 35 14 23 Wrexham 15 .10 3 2 50 2.5 22 Druids 15 8 4 3 34 20 19 Newtown 13 6 6 1 33 37 13 Batiaor 12 5 6 1 20 25 11 Abervstwyth 11 3 5 3 18 25 9 Rhyl' 11 2 5 4 16 28 8 Birkenhead 11 3 Q 2 18 28 8 ^Oswestry 13 4 7 2 28 29 8 Llandudno 12 I 8 3 19 39 5 Oswestry have had deducted two points for playing an ineligible man. North Wales Coast League. Results lID to Saturday last. Goals. Pid.Wou.Lost.Drn. For Agst.Pts Bangor 11 9 2 9 48 10 18 Llanrwst 11 7 4 0 31 .30 .14 Rhyl United 10 6 4 0 26 14 12 Holywell 8 5 3 0 22 14 10 Colwyn Bay 12 3 8 1 21 24 7 Llandudno 10 3 6 1 20 24 7 ^Carnarvon 9 4 4 I 11 24 7 Holyhead 11 2 8 1 15 54 5 'Two points deducted for playing an ineligible man. Combination. BANGOR v. WREXHAM. Played at Bangor on Saturday last, in fine weather. From the kick off Wrexham got away, and were soon awarded a free kick through Sam Roberts, who handled just outside the penalty line. The kick was taken by Gordon, who sent in a swift shot which hit the post, and the same minute Ted Owen was called upon to, save a hasty reply from the foot of Griffiths. Two corners were awarded the visitors, but they were unable to score owing to the grand defence of the home contingent. S. Roberts was the first to test Evans from long range, and a nice pass from Hopkins, when in a good position, was bungled by D. Roberts, who kicked outside. Thomas sent in a splendid shot, which glided across the goal mouth, and a golden opportunity was lost, owing to some loose play by the home forwards. Half time arrived with a blank sheet. On resuming, the homesters soon got away, and for several minutes showered shots at Edwards, W. Lewis being conspicuous with two or three good attempts. Thanks to the energy shown by Pova and Rogers, Edwards had a clear front to deal with the repeated attempts, and everything went well till the young Edwards sent in a dropping shot, which bounded off Dick Jones's head into the net, thus scoring the homesters first goal. Despite the strenuous efforts of the Wrexham forwards they were unable to equalise the match thus ending in favour of Bangor by the small margin of one goal to nothing. RHYL v. OSWESTRY UNITED. The return match between these teams was played at Oswestry on Saturday last. In the first half the home team had much the best of the exchanges, but the Rhvl defence was very sound, and for about 20 minutes the home for- wards failed to find an opening. At last, from a pass by G. Davies, T. Parry scored the home- sters" first goal, and from the kick off, a second was scored for the home' eleven. Then Rhyl attacked, and were rewarded with a goal. Half time arrived with the score Oswestry, 2; Rhyl, I. In the last half, the game was keenly con- tested, but the home team managed to add an- other two goals, the game thus ending in favour of the homesters by four goals to one. About 20 minutes from the finish, the referee blew his whistle for cessation of play, and. naturally, the spectators wanted to know what this was for, and the reason given was that the referee's watch had gone wrong. During the game, one player from each team had t0' leave: the field. RHYL UNITED v. HOLYWELL. These teams met in the North Wales Coast League Competition on Saturday at Rhyl. The game opened in favour of Rhyl, who, a few minutes after the kick off, scored their first goal through H. Davies, a second following shortly afterwards from J. Duncan. The visitors were unable to score, the home citadel being impregnable. Half time arrived with the score standing at Rhyl 2, Holywell nil. From the re- start Rhyl pressed, and were soon awarded a third goal, which was scored by I-I. Davies. Some exciting play followed, Holywell striving their hardest to score, but they were doomed to disappointment, the match ending in favour of the homesters by three goals to nil. NEWTOWN v. BIRKENHEAD. Played at Newtown on Saturday last. Birken- head sent a very poor team. Newtown, losing the toss, kicked off against the wind, and almost immediately running the ball behind. The homesters continued to press, Withers and Parry having splendid chances but failed to score. Birkenhead then got away, and received a free kick near goal, but without effect. Fletcher was getting away, but was fouled bv Tudor. Play on both sides was of a loose character, and the kicking was wild.. The homesters kept up a severe bombardment of the visitors citadel, and from a pass from C. Jones, Parry scored their first goal..A few minutes later Catherall equal- ised with a splendid shot, which Edwards had no chance to save. From a pass by, Sweetten- hem, Tudor was able to put the homesters ahead, and a few minutes later, Parry was able' to further increase their lead. Half time arrived with the score Newtown three, Birkenhead one. Upon resuming, the homesters were soon dan- gerous, and the visiting goalkeeper was given some lively shots, whch he managed to clear, but the home eleven were not to be denied, and Morgan was not long before he had registered a sixth, and another goal fell to homesters as the result of a corner. Time arrived with the score Newtown, 7; Birkenhead, I. Denbighshire and Flintshire Charity Cup. SEMI-FINAL. CHIRK v. WREXHAM VICTORIA. This Cup-tie was played on the Wrexham Racecourse, in cold weather, before a poor at- tendance, on Saturday last. Chirk were without the services of the brothers C. and R. Morris, who were taking a rest owing to their being picked to play against England at Cardiff on Monday. The Vies had the assistance of the breeze and pressed, but were unable to penetrate the Chirk quartette, who, though holding them cheaply, kept them at bay. From a grand run by the Chirk forwards, Matthias, the homesters custodian, had some puzzling shots to clear. Half time arrived with no score. The second half was all in favour of the visitors, who man. aged to score two goals, and as the Vies were unable to respond, Chirk safely reached the final round by two goals to nothing. Welsh Junior Coast Cup. FINAL TIE. CARNARVON v. FLINT. Played at Llanrwst on Saturday last. Flint scored a fluky goal as soon as the leather was set in motion. But the Carnarvonists were not disheartened, and set to work with a will, and were soon found bombarding the Flint citadel. On two or three occasions their shooting was very erratic when in splendid positions. Up to half time the game was of a very rough charac- ter. Half time-Flint, 2; Carnarvon, nil. The second half was of a more even nature, each goal being visited in turns, and from one of these visits FLnt managed to notch another goal, Carnarvon being unable to score, the game ended in favour of Flint by three goals to nil. Welsh Coast League. CARNARVON v. COLWYN BAY. The Colwyn Bay team journeyed to Carnarvon on Saturday last to play the return match in this competition. Before the visitors went on the field they had a good idea of the style of play that awaited them. Soon after the kick-off, Carnarvon scored a goal, which proved to be the only one that would be scored, for after about a quarter of an hour's play a scene occurred in the visitor's half, which caused a speedy termina- tion of the game. One of the volwyn Bay full backs, J. Owen, kicked the ball and cleared his own goal, when a Carnarvon player deliberately came up and kicked him in the stomach, with the result that Owen lay on the ground in an almost senseless condition for some minutes. Both captains then requested that the referee (C. Jones, Bangor) should immediately order the offender off the field. But as this was a rather dangerous job with feeling running so high, the referee declined. Quinton, as the visitor's cap- tain, led his men off the field, and, fortunately, caught an early train back to Colwyn Bay. A protest has been forwarded to the Welsh Associ- ation by the Colwyn Bay Club stating that un- usually rough play on the part of the Carnarvon eleven, and the referee declining to interfere after repeated requests, caused the Colwyn Bay captain to abandon the game. Five of the Col- wyn Bay men were crippled, one having a deep gash at the back of his leg, caused by the steel protector worn by the Carnarvon men on the studs of their boots. The International Match. ENGLAND v. WALES. At Cardiff, on Monday, before 5,000 specta- tors. There was only one alteration from the advertised teams, the Notts rorest executive de- clining to let off Morris to play for Wales, and his place at centre-forward being taken by the Oxonian, Morgan-Owen. The ground was in fairly good order, although a trifle soft. England almost immediately began to attack, and Wilson scored for them a good high shot after only four minutes' play. Wales played up after this, and Morgan-Owen tested Robinson with a low one, while a little later Meredith also called upon the Southampton man to save his charge. Athersmith and Foster were conspicu- ous with good runs for England, but the game was for the most part very evenly contested. On one occasion Wilson gave Spouncer a good open- ing, but the Notts man shot over the bar. The interval arrived with England leading by a goal to nil. For some time after change of ends England did nearly all the attacking. Foster and Wilson both missed fairly easy chances of adding to England's lead. At length Wales broke away, and some good work between Morgan-Owen and Meredith ended in the last-named scoring after he had cleverly tricked both the English backs. This was all the scoring, a splendidly-contested game ending in a draw of one goal each. Of the 22 matches played, England has won 17, and Wales two, with three left drawn. The Welsh team was as follows :—R. Griffiths (Blackpool), goal; D. Jones (Manchester City) and C. Morris (Chirk), backs; S. T. Brookes (Llandudno), R. Morris (Chirk), and W. C. Har- rison (Wrexham), half-backs W. Meredith (Man- chester City), J. Davies (Reading), M. Morgan- Owen (Oxford University), A. E. Watkins (Aston Villa), and J. D. Parry (Oswestry), forwards. Welsh Junior Cup. SEMI-FINAL. LLANRWST TOWN v. RUABON ALBION. This replayed tie was decided at Buckley last Saturday before a fair number of spectators. ,,atur Llanrwst won the toss, and Ruabon started the ball uphill. Ruabon, although playing up the hill, pressed for some time, but were driven back, and Llanrwst took up the running, and forced several corners, from one of which they scored. After this reverse Ruabon strove hard to equal- ise, and were successful in netting the ball. Give-and-take play was now the order of the day, and half-time arrived with the scores equal at one goal each. On re-starting, Llanrwst went off with a great dash, and after about fifteen min- utes' play secured a very fine goal, thus giving them the lead once more. After this midfleld play ensued for some time: and Ruabon made desperate attempts to find the net, which they did, but the referee pulled them up for offside. Again they made strenuous efforts but the Llanrwst defence was not to be denied, and their custodian, on several occasions, saved nicely, and thereby kept their opponents at bay until the whistle blew for time up, so Llanrwst enters the final with the small margin of two goals to one. —*
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Church and Chapel News. THE Church Missionary Society has just re- ceived a translation of a proclamation issued by command of the Emperor of China relating to missionaries, which is remarkable for its de- nunciation of attacks made upon them. THE death took place on Saturday of the Rev Abram Roberts, of the Charing Cross-road Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, London. Mr Roberts was 47 years of age, and was well known as a popular preacher. THE Rev Dr Chavasse, Bishop-designate of Liverpool, has issued a pastoral letter to the clergy and laity of the Church of England in the diocese, in whch he asks for the prayers of all, and states that he itrusts he will come to take up his work in the diocese at the end of May. THE Bishop of Bangor (Dr Watkin II. Wil- liams) has taken up his residence at Glyn Garth, on the Anglesey side of the Menai Straits, which has been purchased by the Ecclesiastical Com- missioners for the purpose of a palace. The palace at uangor, with the adjoining grounds, will be acquired by a building syndicate. THE directors of the London Missionary Society have decided, in view of the destitution in North China, the district where the Rev W. Hopkyn Rees, the well-known Welsh missionary, and his Welsh colleagues labour, to open a relief fund. For some months the Chi Chou Mission has been threatened with attacks by the powerful anti-foreign society known as "Boxers," who recently murdered a missionary of the S.P.G. in the same district. THE Bishop of St. Asaph's capacity for hard work appears to be undiminished, says a South Wales contemporary. After the ordination ser- vice, long and somewhat tedious as it is, on Sunday last, his lordship drove a distance of 13 miles to hold a confirmation at half-past three in Flint Parish Church. And the annual confirma- tions at Flint are phenomenal. This year the bishop laid hands on 153, 78 being boys and girls, and 75 adults, 53 being married folk—21 women and 32 men. Probably in no parish in North Wales is it customary to prepare as many candidates for confirmation in proportion to the population as is done in Flint parish. WELSH Nonconformists are gratified to learn that the War Office authorities have sanctioned the appointment of a chaplain to the men of the Welsh regiments now serving in South Africa. The choice has fallen on the Rev Frank Ed- wards, a Wesleyan Methodist at Bangor, who goes out as a voluntary chaplain, and who will specially minister to the Welsh-speaking sol- diers. This concession has been granted through the efforts of the Army and Royal Navy Committee of the Wesleyan Conference. MRS DAVIES, of Treborth Hall, opened a two days' bazaar in aid of the building fund of the English Presbyterian Church at Carnarvon last week. During the proceedings a vote of condol- ence was passed with the family of the late Rev Principal T. Charles Edwards, D.D. THE annual assembly of the Congregational Union of North Wales was opened on Monday at Llandudno under the presidency of the Rev R. Roberts, of Rhos. Reports were presented upon the work of the Union, the Church Aid Society, and the London Missionary Society. A resolu- tion was passed in silence placing on record the Union's high estimate of the character and ser- vices of the late Principal Edwards, and express- ing sympathy with the family. For the ensuing year Mr F. H. Hawkins was elected chairman, the Rev W. Jones (Chester) vice-chairman, Mr F. L. Rawlins (Rhyly treasurer, and the Rev Thomas Lloyd (Colwyn Bay) secretary. It was decided to hold the next annual assemblv at Mold.
—— The Queen has forwarded a donation of Zio to the Irish Distressed Ladies' Fund. —— A member of the Paris Automobile Club offers a prize of 100,000 francs to the inventor of a navigable flying machine. Sir Henry Irving, in closing his New York season on Saturday night, promised to return to America next year. The award in the Delagoa Bay arbitration case has been postponed for a few days. The I.L.P. at Bradford endeavoured to hold a "stop-the-war" meeting on Monday, but the crowd frustrated the intention. London bakers have decided to strike for a 60 hours' week. County Cork has voted a loyal address to the Queen on her visit to Ireland. The Census Bill has been read a third time and passed in the House of Lords. A gardener residing in Victoria-mews, Clap- ham, was found hanginf, in his room dead on Monday, while his little daughter was lying life- less close by, the circumstances pointing to murder and suicide. James Jones, tobacconist and stationer, of Tunnel-road, Liverpool, was fined 40s and costs last week for selling tickets for a shilling sweep- stake on the Lincolnshire Handicap. —— The Central News states it has reason to believe that the Duke of Norfolk, who is about to proceed to South Africa as an officer of the Imperial Yeomanry, has tendered his resigna- tion as Postmaster-General. King Leopold of Belgium has decided that the ex-Crown Princess Stephanie may not use the title either of Royal Highness or of Princess of the Belgians. Mr William O'Brien has received f,500 from Mr Patrick Ford, of the "Irish World," of New York, in aid of the funds of the United Irish League. A number of horses and carriages and a donkey for the use of Her Majesty in Ireland have been conveyed in two special trains from Windsor and London to Holyhead, and thence shipped to Dublin. —— When Sir Redvers Buller started from Eng- land (says the "Daily News") he said that he thought that the troops would be back in Eng- land for the hay harvest. It is officially announced in Constantinople that six per cent. is to be levied on all taxes in the Ottoman Empire for military requirements, and that this measure will continue in force "so long as circumstances may require." It is believed that the mos't definite hint of the intentions of the Government in regard to a dissolution, if the progress of the war permits it, is to be found in an intimation to the mem- bers of the Parliamentary Bar that they are to get through their work by the middle of June. —— Two men and a boy who were repairing the permanent way on the Cheshire Lines Rail- way at Stockport on Monday were run into by a passenger train. The boy Thomas Richards was killed instantly, and the two men were so severely injured that their recovery is despaired of. WTilliam Gronnon Brice. a clerk, aged 21, was arrested at Northwich last week, on a charge of forging a cheque at Wrexham. In- spector Bagshaw, of the Denbighshire Consta- bulary, proceeded to Northwich, and took the prisoner to S.rexham. Brice was until recently in the employ of Air Wynn Evans, solicitor and coroner for East Denbighshire.
Llanrwst Petty Sessions. Severe Remarks about the R.S.P.C.A. A MEETING of the Llanrwst magistrates was held in the Church Room on Monday morning last, at which Colonel Johnstone nresided, and there were also present Dr Jones and Messrs O. Isgoed Jones, W. R. Lloyd, E. J. Owen, L. Jelf Petit, and H. J. Watling. Maiutainance. The Guardians applied for an order of is per week from the following, being a portion of the cost of maintaining a parent who had become chargeable to the parish:—'Wm. Davies, Evan Hughes, Robert Evans, Evan Roberts, and Isaac Roberts, Some of the defendants made excuses that they were unable to contribute the sum, but in each case the order was made. Non=Payment of Rates. A case was heard in which R. E. Thomas summoned Chas. Fruen for non-payment of rates, which amounted in all to ri is gd. The defendant was ordered to pay forthwith. Using Foul Language. Julia Edwards, an individual who caused some amusement by her endeavour to assume an air of superiority, was fined is and costs for using bad language. For a similar offence Ann Griffiths was also fined is. Margaret Pritchard was also fined for making use of abusive language. Refusing to Quit. D. Wm. Jones was summoned for being drunk and refusing to quit the premises of the Star Inn. P.C. Williams stated that the defendant was asked by the landlord to leave, but refused to do so. Defendant was fined 25 6d and costs. Furious Riding. Ellis Ellis, a youth, of School Bank, Llanfair- talhaiarn, was charged by Superintendent Jarvis with riding furiously along Denbigh-street on the 8th March. The defendant stated that the horse ran away with him. The Superintendent said he saw Ellis going at full gallop on a black horse, and urging it on to go still faster. He shouted to defendant, but he evidently did not hear him. A penalty of 5s and costs was inflicted, the Bench informing the defendant at the time that they could have made it ^5. Cruelty to a Horse. A STRANGE COINCIDENCE. Inspector Toyne, R.S.P.C.A., summoned Mr Thos. Roberts for the above offence. Mr David Jones appeared for the defendant. On the case. being called, The Inspector said, in consequence of a letter (which was produced) written to him on behalf of the defendant by another solicitor, and in- timating that an adjournment would be applied for, he had not brought his witnesses with him, and was not prepared to proceed with the case. It was then explained to their worships that the defendant had come at great inconvenience and cost to appear before them, and that the letter had been sent to the inspector owing to defendant's son instructing another solicitor to appear for his father, not knowing that he had placed the case in the hands of David Jones. Mr David Jones explained that it was a great hardship on his client, as he had to come away on a fair day, and leave several horses, which he had for disposal there. The Bench, however, decided to adjourn the case, owing to Inspector Toyne not having his witnesses present. Cruelty to a Cow. Mr William Williams, farmer, was summoned for cruelty to a cow. Inspector Toyne said on the afternoon of Wed- nesday, the 14th of March, he visited the Taly- cafn cattle sale, and there saw a red cow fas- tened in one of the pens, and which he after- wards found out belonged to the defendant. The animal was restless, and appeared to be in great pain, which he attributed to it being overstocked with milk. He saw the defendant Williams, and asked him how he accounted for the animal being in such a condition. Defendant stated that the cow had not been milked since six p.m. on the previous night, but that the calf had been with her during that time. It had walked that day from Llanrwst. He advised the defendant to milk the cow, but he refused, stating that it was the custom in this country to take cows to mar- ket without previously milking them, as they would make more money. As the defendant did not take his advice, he (the witness) took some of the milk from the cow, to relieve her. After the cow had been sold, the calf was allowed to go to her. By Mr David Jones: Witness said he had been among cows all his life, and had milked them. A police officer was present when he milked the cow. P.C. Davies endorsed the evidence of the in- spector with regard to the condition of the cow. Inspector Toyne said he also drew the atten- tion of a gentleman to the cow after it had been milked, and he was on the bench at the present time. The magistrates said they did not wish to hear any more evidence, and the case would be dis. missed. Mr David Jones here rose and said in justice to the public he would like his witnesses to be heard, as it would show how these officers ex- aggerate their cases. He had expert evidence to show that this cow was not in the condition described, and he asked for the costs of the five witnesses who had attended to give evidence. This the inspector obiected to, and a .few words passed between him and the advocate,. which were hardly audible. The Bench finally decided to allow £ 2 2s as. costs.
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