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Sale by Auction. AT BELLE VUE HOUSE, CRESCENT ROAD, RHYL. To Householders, Parties Furnishing, and Others, ON MONDAY, SEPT. 26TH, 1881. Sale of Genuine and Substantial Household FURNI- TURE, and Effects. •m/rESSRS. AINSWORTH AND JONES being ill favoured with instructions from Mr. JAMES TURNER, who is leaving Rhyl, will Sell by PUBLIC AUCTION, without reserve, the whole of the sub- stantial and well-made Household FURNITURE and Effects, comprising a superb and well furnished Drawing-room Suite, consisting of Couch, two Easy Chairs, and six Single Chairs, upholstered in green a handsome Birch Work Table an elegant Window Table; a Spanish mahogany Cheffionere; superior Dining Tables Gents' mahogany Easy Chairs bril- liant Pier Glasses massive Sheffied Iron Fenders Coal Vases Fire Irons Carpets; mahogany Pem- broke Table; Glass; China; and plated Goods. Strong Iron French Bedsteads prime Feather Beds Mattresses polished Toilet Drawers Washstands Toilet Glasses and Ware, &c., and a variety of Domestic Culinary and Out-door Effects. On view the morning of sale from 10 o'clock. Sale to commence at one o'clock. Catalogues are now ready. The AUCTIONEERS desire particularly to draw atten- tion to the above as being all very clean and nearly new. Education. -pjlDUCATION^Y THE ^l EASIDE. PENRHOS COLLEGE, COLWYN BAY NORTH WALES. Miss POPE, Head Mistress (daughter of the Rev. Dr. Pope, of Didsbury College), Assisted by a large Staff of Teachers. EPWORTH COLLEGE, RHYL. DR. RABY, Head Master. With a full complement of Teachers. Term Fees at both Colleges, when Music is taken, 113 13s., and £15 15s., payable in advance. Further particulars on application to the Principals or Secretaries. Rev. Fred. Payne, ) Hon. Rev. E. LI. Jones, j Sees. NGLISH BAP T~FST CTITPEL SUSSEX STREET. THE REV. DUNCAN MACGREGOR, MINISTER, Sunday Services, Morning at 11 Evening at 6-30 Tuesday Evenings at 7. As the maintenance of Public Worship is entirely supported by FREE OFFERINGS, a collection is made at each Sunday's service. -^NGLISH ^^TESLEYAN Q HAPEL BRIGHTON ROAD, RIIYL. TO-MORROW REV. E. LLOYD JONES Will Preach Services- Sunday, 11 a.m. and G.30 p.m. Wed- nesday,?- 15 p.m. Prayer Meeting on Friday at 7 p.in NGLISH PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL, BRIGHTON ROAD, RHYL. TO-MORROW REV. D. DHARLES EDWARDS, Will Preach. Services, MornIng at 10. 30: Evening, at 6.30. Collection at each Service. rjVHE J> HYDORDDWY JjyAWfi T 't MILK FARM DEPOT, 3b, WATER STREET, IS NOW OPEN for the sale' of MILK and all Farm produce. Week days, 6.45. a.m., to 6.30. p.m. Sundays, .45. a.m., to 8.30. a.m. RALPH J. EDLESTON, Proprietor. MISSES GPTIFFITIIS, THE GLADSTONE BUILDINGS, FJLEMPERANCE 130ARDIG I-IOTEL, BODFOR STREET, RHYL. Hot Dinners daily. Tea and Coffee always ready. Special Terms for Pleasure Parties and School Trips on application. N.B.One minute's walk from the station. STAR LIFE ASSUHANCE gOCIETY (ESTABLISHED 1843.) HEAD OITICE MOORGATE STREET, LONDON. Assurance Fund zCll,725,176 14 1 Annual Income. 292,375 14 2 Bonus Apportioned 801,656 0 0 Claims Paid. 1,883,943 6 9 This Society has been Established Thirty-seven years, and has issued above Thirty-seven Thousand Policies. All Claims are settled Fifty days after proof. Prospectuses and every information may be ob- tained at the Head Office, or of any of the Society's Agents. W. W. BAYNES, F.LA. Secretary. Active and Influential Agents Wanted. Apply- E. DAVIES, Bridge Street, CORWEN. NO FEES UNLESS CASH IS ADVANCED. JpRIYATE ^ASH ^DYANCES On Farm and Trade Stocks, Furniture, &c., in town or country, without removal, and with or without sureties. All communications from intending borrowers treated with strict confidence. Apply personally or write for prospectus to GEORGE PAYNE, Chartered Accountant, 7, ST. JOHN STREET, CHESTER. Established 1870. BEE flIVE, 8, QUEEN STREET, RHYL SALE! SALE! SALE! J. A. & M. JONES Beg respectfully to inform the Visitors and the Public generally, that they will offer for Sale for 21 DAYS, COMMENCING SATURDAY, SEI/T. 3, lysi, SURPLUS STOCK OF* SUMMER GOODS., Considerably U:»T>JEK COST Pjiicr. SPECIAL ATTENTION is paid to the Dress- making Department. All orders entrusted to us will be executed on the shortest notice. FIT and STYLK guaranteed. Drosses bought during the Sale will bo made at Reduced Prices. Thiius CASH. NQTB TH3 ADDRESS— J. A. & M. J ONES, BEE HIVE, i:, QUEEN STREET, R II 1: Sales by Auction. 8, AQUARIUM STREET, HHYL. Important Sale of Superior Household FURNITURE and Effects. MR. JOHN SMITH has received instructions from Mr. ROBERT HUGHES to Sell by PUBLIC AL CTION on the premises, No. 8, Aquarium-street, on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1881, the whole of the modern and genteel Household FURNITURE and Effects, including Drawing-room Suite, Walnut wood, upholstered in repp superior mahogany Dining and Occasional Tables Pier Glass Orna- ments Cheffioneres hair and cane-seated Chairs; Brussels and other Carpets Curtains; Fenders Fire Irons Eight Sets of Iron Bedsteads; prime Feather and other Beds Palliasses Drawers Stair Carpets and Rods Umbrella Stand; Oilcloth Glass and Plated Articles; Linens China Dinner and Toilet Ware; usual Kitchen requisites, and other articles too numerous to mention. Sale at 11 o'clock. On view morning of sale. Catalogues may be had at the AUCTIONEER'S Office, Wellington-road, Rhyl. TYDDYN LUKE FARM, CWM, NEAR RHYL. One and a half miles from Rhuddlan, and 5 miles from Rhyl. To Farmers, Corn Dealers, and Others. T K. J O TIN SMITH has received instructions from JAI Mr Thomas Hopley, who is leaving the neigh- hood, to SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1881, the whole of the LIVE AND DEAD STOCK, consisting of one Stack of Well- harvested Hay (about 6 tons), one Stack of Oats and Straw, 3 Good Milching Cows (in Calf), Black Mare in Foal, one Sow in Pig, and a quantity of Ducks and Fowls. Also, several Sets of Harness, Saddle, and Brible, Spring Cart, Wheel- barrow, Chaff Cutting-machine, Wood Harrows, Hen Coops, Ladders, Tubs, Rakes, and Forks, together with Dairy Utensils, &c. The HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE comprises Wood Bedsteads, Dressing Tables, Windsor Chairs, Deal Table, Oak Dresser, Fender and Fire Irons, Crockery, Clock. Also a quantity of Books, &c. The whole to be sold without reserve, Sale to commence at 1 o'clock prompt. On View the.Morning of Sale. I, or further particulars apply to JOHN S.MITH, Auc- tioneer, Alpha villa, Elwy street, Rhyl. Notices. THE BANKRUPTCY ACT, 1869. In the County Court of Carnarvonshire, holden at Ballgor. IN THE MATTE ft of proceedings for liquidation by arrangement or composition with creditors instituted by JOHN JONES, of Brynhyfryd, Ochr- y-Voel, Dyserth, near Rhyl, in the County of Flint, butcher, NOTICE is hereby given that a first general meet- ing of the creditors of the above-named person, has been summoned to be held at the Bee Hotel, Bodfor street, Rhyl, Flintshire, on Saturday, the Eighth day of October, 1881, at two o'clock in the afternoon precisely. Dated this 20th day of September, 1881. EDWARD ROBERTS, 73, Wellington-road, Rhyl, Flintshire, Solicitor for the said John Jones. TOMBSTONE TO THE LATE MR. J. RHYDWEN JONES. 1 Ta Meeting of the workmen and friends of the late L Mr. J. RIIYDWEN JOXES, held at the Cocoa Rooms, Rhyl, at 8 p.m., on Thursday, September 6. 1881, MAJOR PENN presiding, it was unanimously resolved: 1. That a Fund be raised to erect a tombstone in Rhyl Cemetery in memory of the late Mr J. RHYD- WEN JoxES, as a mark of respect aud esteem in which he was held by his workmen and friends. 2. That this Meeting do form itself into a Com- mittee, with power to add to its number, to carry out the above object. 3. That Mr. W. E. SMALLEY be requested to act as Hon. Treasurer, and Mr. ARTHUR ROWLAXDS, Hon. Secretary, to the Fund. LIST OF SUBSCRIPTIONS. £ s. d. A Friend 2 2 0 Messrs Jonathan Oldfield & Co. 2 2 0 Major Penn .1. 110 Miss D. 110 Mr W. R. Williams, Solicitor 110 j. Mr T. Winston 110 i 1 0 Miss Trehair liO Mr Robert Evans, Slate Yartl. 0 10 6 Mr W. E. Smalley 0 10 6 Mr Samuel Perks 0 10 6 Mr P. Mostyn Williams 0 10 G Mr James Taylor 0 lOG Rev Thos. Richardson, Vicar 0 10 6 Mr Wm. Williams, Surnnierfield 0 10 6 Mr Oliver George 0 10 (J Mr A. Rowlands 0 10 6 Dr. Carstairs 0 10 G Mr Thomas Jones, plasterer 0 10 G Mr Robert Price, grocer 0 10 6 Mr Edwin Jones, sawyer 0 10 6 Mr David Williams, niasoll 0 10 6 Mr Hugh Jones, joiner 0 10 6 Mr Jno. Evans, do. 0 10 6 Mr Thos. Davies, 2, Thorpe-street 0 10 6 Messrs Brown & Maeer 0 10 6 Mr John Roberts, ironmonger. 0 10 G Messrs Amos Brothers, Advertiser Office 0 10 0 Rev Fred. Payne 0 10 0 Mr D. Ll. Lewis 0 10 6 Mr Wm. Reynolds 0 5 0 Mr D. Trehearn 0 f) 0 Mr Peter Evans, joiner 0 5 0 Mr Thos. Williams, do 0 5 0 Mr Isaac Jones, do 0 5 0 Mr Geo. Jones, do 0 5 0 Mr Wm. Jones, do 0 5 0 A Friend 0 5 0 Mrs Morley Jones 0 5 0 Mr D. Davies, Freelands 0 5 0 Mrs O. P. Williams 0 5 0 Mr E. Davies, Cobden Terrace 0 2 G A Friend 0 2 G Ditto 0 2 G Master D. O. Williams 0 2 G A Friend 0 2 G Mr R. Neal 0 2 6 Sums under 2s. 6d. 0 1 0 » -624 10 0 i-_ Further subscriptions may be paid at the North and South Wales Bank, Town Hall, and the London and Provincial Bank, High Street. AETIIUK ROWLANDS, Hon. Sec. lihyl, Sept. 23rd, 1881. S U I-T J U Y ENILE S U I T S. BOY'S OVERCOATS J j^j A R T I N, 25, BODFOR STREET, Having just purchased for CASH direct from largest Manufacturer in the Trade is now prepared to show largest and best assortment in North Wales. BOi-s SUITS 3s. Bel, to 21s. DO. OVERCOATS 5s. 6d, to 25s, BOY'S HATS, CAT'S. COLL ARK. HOSIERY. Worthy of your inspection. ONS:H ILL J N G.—UlTo^irA^ KNITTER, the greatest Novelty and Wonder of the Day can be Worked by all, Young and Old and turns out at groat speed O fehanter Hats, Jerseys Stockings, Scarfs, Cuffs, Slippers, Mats, &e. &c. £:3 a week easily earned no Experience or Praetice necessary. Sent to any Address for Post Order or Stamps, Is. 2d. L. MORTON, 48, llindon-strect, 1 uniico, London. I THE GREAT HALF-YEARLY SALE or ijQRAPERY Q-OOD S IS NOW GOING ON AT LUNT Sf GRIFFITHS, FREE TRADE HALL, HIGH STREET, RHYL. The whole of the immense Stock has been re- duced and re-marked REGAltDLESS OF COST we need not quote prices as the gen- uineness of L. & G's Half-yearly Sales is a well-known fact. Tho public generally are in- vited to inspect the ENORMOUS BARGAINS before purchasing elsewhere. FREE TRADE HALL IS KEPT OPEN EVERY EVENING UNTIL 8 P.M. THE ARCAI)E~ASSEMBLY RUOM Under Distinguished Patronage. THE ROYAL WELSH HARPISTS. MR. JOHN ROBERTS, the celebrated Welsh Harpist, and his seven sons, assisted by Miss WINNIE WOOD and MR. J. W. WOOD, will give three VOCAL and INSTRUMENTAL ENTER- TAINMENTS at the above place, on MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY NEXT, the 26th, 27th, and 28th SEPT. INST. For further particulars see pro- grammes at Mr Trehearn, Stationer, and the Hotels. STEAM SAW MILLS & JOINEI',Y WORKS7 MORLEY ROAD, RHYL. J. W 0 1 0 N E S (Son of the late J. Rhydiven Jones) BUILDER, CONTRACTOR, TIMBER AND CEMENT MERCHANT, &c. Begs respectfully to inform the Nobility, Gentry, and the Public generally of Rhyl and the surrounding district that he has taken the above named VV orks, which were erected and conducted for so many years by his late father. J. W. J. having an intimate knowlo hro of the Building Trade in all its branches, hopes, by close attention to business, to secure the patronage and support so fully enjoyed by his prede- cessor. Experienced men are kept in all departments of the business. To the trade he can offer Sawing, Moulding, Rabbetting, Tenoning, and other Machine Work on advantageous terms. Price lists on applica- tion. Funerals furnished throughout. Repairs of all kinds punctually attended to. ESTIMATES FREE. Agent for the Alliance Fire and Life Assurance Company and The London and County Plate Glass Insurance Company. _Ira Miscellaneous. OUSE WANTED at RIIYL to rent Unfurn- ished, suitable for a residence, containing' four sitting and 10 bedrooms.—Address M.B., Messrs. PHILLIPSON & GOLDER, Eastgate Row, Chester. QECOND-HAND PERAMBULATOR in gowl ►3 condition for Sale cheap at ROBBINS' Furniture Stores, 3, Market-street, Rhyl. TO LET.—HOUSE in West-street, with a GOOD STABLE. Rent, 6s. 6d. per week.—Apply to AINSWOKTII AND JONES, Rhyl. TO BUILDERS AND INVESTORS. TO BE SOLD, cheap THREE very valuable Corner PLOTS OF BUILDING LAND in Warren-road, suitable for detached or semi-detached Warren-road, suitable for detached or semi-detached villas. Bricks can be had to build the same at a sav- ing of Gs 6el per thousand.—For plans and further particulars apply to AINSWORTH & JONES, Bodfor St. N excellent NEW DWELLING HOUSE and SHOP to be Let, situate in Abbey-street. —Apply to JOHN EDWARDS, Builder, 26, Wellington road, Rhyl. TO LET. Á Capital HOUSE and SHOP, with Bakehouse t:k. attached. Stock, Fixtures, and Furniture may bo taken at a Valuation. Immediate possession. Rent, £ 30.—Apply on the premises, Belle Vue House, Crescent Road, Rhyl. rg^O BE LET or SOLD, 6-1, West Parade, contain- ing 28 rooms.—Apply to J. FOULKES & SON, Timber Merchants, Rhyl. /COTTAGES.—TO LET, in Warren Street. With each house will be let a plot of land for garden. Apply, AINSWORTH & JONES, 5, Bodfor Street, Rhyl. N~ SALK^Splorulid lot of~BI"f LDINAND in CRESCENT ROAD.—Apply to Mr. JAMES DAVIES, Estate Agent, Rhyl. BUSINESS PREMISES TO LET, in Good position. Commodious SHOP and HOUSE Department, extensive.—Apply to Ainsworth and Jones, Auctioneers, Rhyl. AVO COTTAGES and SHOPS, TO LIT near T the Winter Gardens, Rhyl.—Apply Ainsworth Jones. TO LET.—The most convenient and well finished HOUSES in Rhyl. Six good rooms. Situate in Wood-road, off Warren-road. Rent ;)3. per week. Also those pleasantly situated convenient and com- fortable BAY WINDOW HOUSES, called "Sand- field Place," adjoining the above, at very low rents. Splendid prospect. Rent, £ 16. Intended household- ers are invited to inspect them.—Apply to Ainsworth and Jones, Bodfor-street, or Mr. Rose, Hollimvood and Jones, Bodfor-street, or Mr. Rose, Hollimvood Terrace, Wood-road, Rhyl. n THE RHYL ADVERTISER May be had from the Proprietors, AMOS BROTHERS By Post. S. D. I One quarter 1 8 Half-yearly 3 4 Yearly G G Delivered in Town. s. D. One quarter 1 1 Half-yearly 2 2 Yearly. 4 4 Is. D.
C^'~"~r™THE~ LATIT" PRESIDENT…
C^r™THE~ LATIT" PRESIDENT GARFIELD PRESIDENT GARFIELD is dead." Such is tho brief but significant telegram which reached our shores on Tuesday morning. Wo were prepared for the sad intelligence nevertheless it has been received with the greatest rogret, not only by England, but by the civilized world. Tbo President passed away at 10.50 on Monday evening. Ho did his best to live. His Christian courage was remarkable throughout.. He was favoured also in other respects. His wife was as a ministrant angel by his side. He had the besthelp which medical science could afford and public prayer was made for him. With these advantages we hoped that he would be spared. Medical men have, however, from the first anticipated his death. Their expectations have at last been justified. The President's loss will be doubly felt in America. The withdrawal from political life of an influence so Christian is a great calamity. Suspense in the great Republic has now broken out into a great sorrow. England also mourns the loss of the President. Her heart has been strongly moved by this great calamity. She has followed the fluctua. tions of the conditions of the late President with the utmost anxiety. Sorrow which is common by sympathy has a strange power to unite human hearts. This sad event will in many ways be sanctified to the American Re- public. As for Mrs Garfield, all hearts arc beating in sympathy with her. The strength which has sustained her through months of suspense will not now be withdrawn from her.
igotes (fnb Summarjr.
igotes (fnb Summarjr. Several members of the Board of Commis- sioners feel that the present mode of conducting the annual elections is not satisfactory, and a special meeting of the board was held on Monday last to consider the desirabilty of subsituting a new system. Great diversity of opinion existed among the members upon the subject, and after three hours' talking, and a little personalities 5had been indulged in, the meeting terminated,tho question being referred to a special committee or, in other words, it it stood exactly as it did at the commencement of the meeting.
The majority of the commissioners seem to be in favour of incorporating tho town. This would be an advisable course to pursue, and we would like to see preliminary steps being taken to secure this end early.
At the annual meeting of the North Wales Medical Association, held at Pwllycrochan Hotel, Colwyn Bay, on Thursday, it was decided to hold tho next annual meeting at Rhyl.
At the St. Asaph Board of Guardians, on Thursday, the master's report shewed a decrease in the number of inmates, as compared with the corresponding period last year but the number of inmates relieved during the past fortnight shewed an increase over the corres- ponding period last year.
The Liverpool Echo has taken upon itself to comment on a letter from Mr J. C. Hanmer. to the Advertiser for last week. After a brief elucidation of what he considers contempt of court, the writer of these comments goes on to doubt Mr Hanmer's ability to pay 20s and costs, and adds that Surely a man who took posses- sion of his family estates in March could pay 20s and costs in a month in August." This scribe is certainly not acquainted with the facts of the caso or he would remember that on the 11 memorable day in March," Mr Hanmer failed in his attempt to take possession of the family estate, but was, rather, himself taken possession of and lodged in the Hanmer lock-up.
ST. ASAPH BOARD OF GUARDIANS.
ST. ASAPH BOARD OF GUARDIANS. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND.—Present—B. W. Wynne, Esq. (chairman); W. M. Clarke, Esq. vice,chairman\ T. G. Dixon, Esq.; Rev. D. Evans, Abergele Messrs S. Perks, T. Winston, Rhyl; J. Kondall, Bodelwyddan J. Roberts, Geinas John Kerfoot, T. Howes Roberts, St. Asaph; E. Morgan, Tremcirchion; W. Bell, Rhuddlan; T. Morgan, Cwm, W. Littler, Abcrgole; J. Knowles, R. Davies, Denbigh Dr. Davies, Llanfair, and the officials of the Board. THE HOUSE. The master reported the number of inmates to be 100, as against 123 same period last year. Vagrants relieved, 80 last year, 72, showing an increase of 11.—The children had their last trip to Rhyl,where they enjoyed themselves well, by visiting the Winter Gardens, Pier and other places.—The clerk was instructed to thank the companies for their kindness. THE CHILDREN Appeared before the Board, and, in answer to the chairman, the master and mistress said all the children were well. MAINTENANCE. Thomas Edwards, Rhyd-y-mocl, Abergele, whose mother had recently died, was ordered to pay 5s. per month, arrears of relief. Mrs Robinson, Gemig street, St. Asaph wrote to the Board and applied for a little relief. The money sho received from her sons was not enough to keep her, and bhe would be grateful for a little help.—The relieving officer said the house she lived in was free of rent, and she received 4s. 6d. a week.—The Chairman said they could not grant any relief under the cir- cumstances. TIIE COMPLAINT AGAINST A RELIEVING OFFICER. At the last Board a communication was read from the Local Government Board complaining that Mr John Jones, as vaccination officer, had not properly fulfilled his duties, and requesting an explanation in the matter. Mr Jones now sent a letter Lo the Board, in which he stated he had neglected in a few instances, but assured the Board that he would be careful in the future.—The guardians accepted the explanation. THE CALLS. The Clerk said said that he had prepared the calls for the next half-year, which would be £000 Jess than the preceding half-year.—The Guardians remarked that was very gratifying. "TILE CHALLENGE FLAG OF THE IWTHIN UNION." Mr Roberts (Geinas) walked up to the table, and presented the chairman with a small flag with Ruthin Castle as a monogram, and the following note enclosed—" The challenge flag of the j-futhin Union." Mr Roberts said it had been sent to him by post. He did not know where it came from no more than the man in the moon (laughter).—The Chairman Have you any motion to make Mr Itoberts-- Mr Roberts: No, Sir, you are the captain.— The Chairman Then it will lie on the table (laughter).—One or two members suggested that it be sent back to the donor—a gentleman 1 z, in the district. CONTRACTS. The following contracts were accepted :— Jones and Son, Rhyl and St. Asaph, to supply bread, butter, sugar (moist), starch, blue, split peas, treacle, parallin oil, soap, candles Little and Sons (Rhyl and Chester)—oatmeal; E. P. Jones, Water-street— tea, coffee, sugar (loaf), vinegar E. Mostyn— meat and bone W. P. Jones, Denbigh—mus- tard, rico, black-lead J. Roberts, Denbigh— cheese; Littler & Williams, Denbigh—pepper; T. P. HuLhes-lfaiiriel M. Roberts, Manchester House, St. Asaph—striped flannel, check for pinafores, roller towelling W. G. Jones, Lower Shop—linen for pinafores, flax linen for sheet- ing, feather ticking; J. Rhydwen Jones, Rhyl —striped linen for window blinds R. A. Davies, Denbigh, calico T. J. Williams,Denbigh, calico. FINANCIAL. Out-relief for the past fortnight, £ 202 2s. od.; calls—Bettws, £ 47; Bodfari, L9 10s. Od. St. Asaph, £ 229; Llansannan, £130. Cheques, £ 255. Balance. £ 1512 Is. 63.
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SUDDEN DEATH AT RHYL. On Thursday night, a young girl about 19, named Esther Davies, a native of Newmarket, and employed as a housemaid at 20, West Parade, met with her death very suddenly. The girl complaiucd of a pain in her side on Saturday evening aud went to bed early, but got up the following' morning, apparently in good health, and went to Manchester by an ex- cursion on Monday. She performed her duties and appeared to be quite well up to Wednesday night, when she again complained of a pain in her side, and went to bed. She seemed to get worse shortly after- wards, and Dr Oirulestoue was sent for. That gentleman was immediatly in attendance and did all in his power to alleviate the unfortunate girl's agony. The docter saw her several times during the day on Thursday, and when he paid his last visit, about 10 o'clock in the evening, he pronounced the patient better, but in an hour after poor Esther was no more. The girl's mother was communicated with, and ar- rived early yesterday morning. Dr G-irdlestone did not feel satisfied as to the cause of death having obtained the mother's consent, he, in company with Dr Carstairs, made a post mortem examination on the body yesterday,and found a large ulcer inside the stoai« acb. Both doctors wero fully convinced that the girl's death was attributable to the ulcer, which, in their opinion, had been gradually forming for months.
THROAT IERITATIO.N.—Soreness and dryness, tickling and ij rit ition, inducing cough and affecting the voice. For thai) symptoms use Epps's Glycerine Jujubes. Glycerine, in these agreeable confections, being in proximity to the glands at the moment they are excited by the act of sucking, becomes actively heal- ing. Sold only in boxes, 7-jd. and 1.9. l jd., labelled JAMES Errs & Co., Homoeopathic Chemists, Lon- don." A letter received Gentlemen,—It may, perhaps, interest you to know that, after an extended trial, I have found your Glycerine Jujubes of con- siderable benefit (with or without medical treatment) in almost all forms of throat disease. They soften and clear the voice.— Yours faithfully, GORDON HOLMES, L.R.C.P.E., Senior Physician to the Muni- cipal Throat and Ear Infirmary."
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AMERICAN ITEMS. "To this nig it's masquerade," quoth Dick, By pleasure I am beckoned, And think 'twould be a pleasant trick To go as Charles the Second." Tom felt for repartee a thirst, And thus to Richard said You'd better go ns Charles the First, For that requires no head." IF a Japanese husband tella his wife she must remain at home, and she goes out notwithstanding, he can smite her 100 times with the bamboo. A couNTit? undertaker boasts that he has the best hearse in the placo, and defies anybody that ever rode in it to say to the contrary." A FAT man lost his appetite the other day, and tho unlucky finder being a poor man with a large family it ruined him in less than a fortnight. A COLOURED preicher remarked When God made de fust man, he set him up agin de fence to dry." Who made de fence ? interrupted an eager listener, "Put dat man ou:! exclaimed the coloured preacher; such questions as that destroy all de theology i;i de worlct! A DOUBLE Suor.-A lazy physician, who had been out shooting, on coming home complained that his luck had been very bad, and wound up by saying, "JI didn't kill anything." That's because you didn't stay at home and attend to your legitimate business!" spitefully retorted his wife. A VILLAGE schoolmaster, in examining a read- ing' dilES, asked the bead of the class, What is artificial manure t' Don't know," said he; and the Seine reply was given by four other boys. But a pre- cocious youngster not yet in his teens was equal to the occasion, and said, Please, sir, it's the stuff they grow artificial flowers in!" IT was at a late quarterly meeting of Seventh Day Baptist churches in Wisconsin that two clergymen were to present papers on the same day, and, the ques- tion of precedence having arisen, Mr. A. sprang to his ftot, and said, I think Brother B. ought to have the bett placo on the programme; he is an older man than 1 inn, and, besides, is full of bis subject." When the audience remembered that Brother B's subject was The Devil," a cheerful smile seemed to beam around the assembly. IN New Hampshire, last summer, some men were mowing, and accompanying them wai a large IS is-found land dog, who watched the operations and saw E:o;je moles start in the grass; the dog c!u_: several, digging for them and killing them. A once the dog disappeared, and was gone for sometime. Looking up the field in the direction of the farm- house, our informant saw the dog trotting dowh towards the men, and by his side was trotting the house cat, the greatest cordiality always existing botween the two animals. The dog brought the cat directly to the swath, and soon pussy understood what was up. As soon as a mole was started she caught and killed him, and, when one re- treated to a hole, the dog scented and dug him out, the cat in this case killing the mole and so the dog and cat hunted together for quite a time, until they wearied of the sport. We suppose we shall bo told that instinct governed the animals, and that they bad no language in which to communicate with each other. A COLOURED man was busily engaged in saw- ing some wood for a Galveston gentleman. The man and brother" had a large Masonic breastpin on his shirt bosom. "Do you coloured masons and white masons affiliate ?" Don't fillvate worth a cent." What's the reason?" Dunno, boss, but I's tried it. Dar is a bar keeper in dis town what toted dis heah berry same emblem. I was in distress hadn't had a dram all dat mornin'. I cum in and gabe de distress signal." Did he respond ?" He didn't respond right. He made a motion at de doah wid one hand, and reached under de bar. I made de sign once moah, and he fetched me between de-shouldera wid de bung starter jes' as I was gettin' out de doab." INSTEAD of calling the months by ridiculous old names, derived from Latin, we should describe them by names which would suggest the most promi- nent qualities of the months. That would enable the children to learn the names readily on the Kinder- garten plan, as applied by Mr. Squeers. Tne months, if this eensible plan were adopted, would be as follows: January would be Slushuary February Slopuary March, Winduary, April, Rainuary; May, Budu- hary June, Warmuary; July, ROfutuary; Augast, Broil uary September, Chiluary October, Oolduary November, Frokititary; December, Snowuary. IN a sermon delivered recently at New York by an Oneida Indian, who is an ordained clergyman, the preacher thus quaintly rebuked the sin of pro- fanity "I am thankful," said he, "that the Creator did not give the Indian enough language to allow him to be profane without first learning English." FATHER," exclaimed a hopeful eight year-old. I'm American, ain't I ?" Yes, my boy, you are," responded the delighted parent. Well, then," ex- claimed young America, in a thoughtful manner, when I grow up to be a man, I will be able to lick two like you—won't I? The proud parent's answer is not recorded. A FRIEND writes from the Colorado mountains to say that be got as ravenous as a raven among the ravines, and sat down m one of the gorgeous gorges and gorged himself gor-- "-isingly. THE following 1. an extract from the album kept at the falls Next to the bliss of seeing Sarah, Is that of seeing Ni-a-ga-ra!" A COLOURED brother from the South recently came to a Northern church to solicit money in behalf of some interest with which he was connected. After the brother had made his appeal, one Df the members of th" church arose, and wished to know why every body seemed to coma to their church to beg money. Dr. Gordon, the pastor, mortified at these inhospitable words, said he feared the remarks would be very dis- couraging to the coloured brother, and regretted they were uttered. Whereupon the coloured man promptly roce and said he could explain the matter. When I goes shooting ducks," said he, I goes whar de ducks be." JUDGE CALDWELL, of N orih Carolina, at one time was obliged to cill upon an old darky to open his court. It was evidently the first time he had acted in the capacity of bailiff. He began Oh, yes! ah, yes! oh, yes! De hono'blo de Co't is now on de bench." Then, after hesitating a moment, as if not knowing what to say, he seemed to hit it, and ended by ex- clairaiijg, "An' may de Lawd have mercy on his soul! Caldwell retorted immediately, That's right, my man; that's right. If there ever was a court that needed the mercy of God, it's this one." GREAT is the force of habit. The seaman can- not sioap soundly on tbe shore because he misses the tossing of the ship and the roaring of the wind. We heard lately of a forlorn widow who, the third night after her husband's death, sat at the window watching the Etars with sleepless eyes. At labt her thoughts, sad and weary, broke into soliloquy This trying to go to sleep," she said, without a quarrel of some kind, is so new that I can't stand it." Just then two men under her window fell to fighting. She watched the conflict to the end, then quietly undressed, saying lô Thst's kind of homelike," and in a few minutes was in b; d and fast asleep. Hfj: Without joking, Elise, I do adore you. When I lock at you, there is ouch a commotion in my breast!" Soa:" And in mine tco, Henri; it must be the lobster salad!" "Is that mule tame f" a farmer of an American dealer in domestic quadrupeds. He's tantC enough in front," answered the dealer; "but be', awfully wild behind." THE girls like the new song, Put your armour on, my boys." It sounds so much like, Pu' you, arm around me, boys." ANTIQUARIANS say that an old negro at Cape Cod. whenever bis master required anything of bÏ!l1. would exclaim Massa choose it." Thence, in tiluto the name of Massachusetts
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THE SEASON. Now that the harvest of this watering place is drawing to a close we may take the opportunity of making a review of it, and to deduce from it some lessons for our future guidance. As in the harvest of the country the weather is the most important element in determining its success, but there is one great difference. In the case of land you have one certain element to rely upon against a fickle one. The land and the crop do not vary like the showers and sun- shines of our unreliable climate. la the case of watering places }'uu have two fickle elements to deal with. In addition to an unreliable climate you have the equally unreliable temper of your visitors. Rhyl has been moderately successful in ob- taining public patronage. It has occasionally met with reverses owing to over-speculation or a succession of bad seasons. But on the whole it has gone ori steadily increasing for tho lasL forty years. Though other towns have sprung up along the North Wales coat possessing special attractions of their own, aud threatening to become formidable rivals, still our little town has not only held its own, but kept on movin- in the even tenor of its way. This must be no. ifhyl possesses natural advantages which cannot be surpassed by any of its competitors. It is the first watering placo on the Chester and Holy- head Railway, and therefore the nearest to, and most accesible from, the manufacturing towns of England. The town is built on tho sea side of the railway, giving the advantage of sea frontage to the houses set apart for visitors, with a splendid promenade and beach* all combined, without the trouble, inconvenience, or risk of getting over bridges or wading through subterraneous passages, or stumbling over railway crossings. The sea and the sands, the scenery, the atmosphere, the accommoda- tion and everything else have been so often dwelt upon that we need not dilate upon those points. After all we feel that we arc not mak- ing that progress which we ought to make, and which is quite within our reach, if we only managed the business properly. There are too many houses to let, and among those let, there has been too little business done of late years to warrant any further developement, without an adequate publicity being given to the advan. tages we have to offer. For the last four or five years there has been a tendency to sliortleii the season. Formerly, the season commenced in earnest about the third week in June, and lasted without much diminution until the last week in September. Now, the high tide does not come in till the last week in July, and lasts scarcely a month. Then it dwindles down until the town is almost deserted by the end of Sep- tember. 'I his year the season did not last a month. The town was half empty by the end of August, owing to the sudden break in the weather, and by this time there is scarcely a family left. Another serious drawback is the reduction in the prices charged for apartments. Owing to the lateness of the season, lodging- house keepers tired of waiting, and over-anxious to make up their rent-money, out-bid each other to such an extent, that unscrupulous visitors, taking advantage of it, the receipts are made less by hundreds of pounds per week. Here again we have two elements at work undermin- ing the prosperity of Rhyl. The duration of tho season reduced to at least one half and the prices to about two-thirds—making the total receipts for the season proper not more than one-third of what they were in former years. Wo have seriously to think of some means by which we can retrieve our position. While this great reduction is going on the rents are as high I as ever, and the rates go on increasing. We think that the rents should be reduced by at least 20 per cent. As to the rates, we are of of opinion that much saving might be effected by making more of the manure supply of the town. The great want of Rhyl, however, is advertising. It is not sufficiently known. There are millions of people living a huudrcd and fifty or two hundred miles away from it, who have never heard the name. How can we expect to prosper- by the seaside of rivals, who make their attractions known, if wo remain wholly indifferent. Had it not been for Birm- ingham we should have collapased years ago. Of late Birmingham has been transferring its patronage to another watering place near us. \m we not attract our friends back and induce others to come as well P If we could form an association to carry out the schomo of general advertising which was suggested some time ago, a great deal might be done during next winter and spring to prepare for the season of 1882. There is no time to lose. We have seen what selfishness and narrow-mindedness have done for us in various way. Let us now try what broader and more enlightened views may do in furthering the general interests of the commun. ity. I
At the last meeting of the St. Asaph Guardians, considerable amusement was caused by One of the members walking up to the table and pre- senting tho chairman with a flag bearing "Ruthin Castle" in monogram, which he bad received by post. Tho sender of this flag, nor the meaning it is intended to convey is not known, but there is a slrevvd suspicion afloat that it is a hint from the Schoolmaster of the Board," for the St Asaph Guardians to take a lesson from the Ruthin Guardians.
Three great representative gatherings have occupied public attention during the week the Methodist (Ecumenical Council, the Trades Union Congress, and the Land League Conven- tion. The first bears striking testimony to tbe influence, vitality, and essential unity of the Methodist Connexion throuthout the world, and it says a great deal for the t-ensc of the Metho- dists that the various branches of tho Connexion have been able to meet in friendly debate. The Council proves, too, how a vast ecclesiastical organization can be maintained in the highest state of efficiency without leaning upon the State, or deriving its revenues from any sourse but the good-wili of its own members. The Trades Union Congress, in its way, is equally remarkable. The moderate and intelligent tone of the discussions, and the good order with which the proceedings were conducted, show how false an estimate was at one time formed of the effects of combination among working men and the reception at the Mansion House may be said to have completed the victory of Trades Unions over tha ignorance and prejudice of the middle classes. Certain Conservative papers have made as much as possible of the excitement which necessarily prevailed when a number of Fair Trade delegates who had no proper standing at the Congress were expelled, but it is doubtful whether any other assembly would have behaved better. Of the Irish Con- vention it is unfortunately impossible to write in similar terms. The hatred of the English Government expressed by the speakers, and the evident anxiety to keep up the League at all cost, served to show that therc.is a good deal yet to be done beforo Ireland is thoroughly pacified. Never- theless it is open to doubt whether the country will much longer follow Mr Parncll's lead, and the summoning of this Convention may possibly be one of the last acts of his rule over a large section of the Irish people. If the Land Act works well and brings material contentment the mere desire for separation from Great Britain will probably lay little hold upon the population
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ATTEMPTED CFLLL]> MILDER. The police are at present e.oo in investigating a very remarkable caso of at,tii,)tcd oMM m ^rdeft which bat occurred at the west-tiid 01 metropolis It appears that at an early hour on the morning of Sunday, the 12th inet., as a con-cao!e of the 0 divisiov- was patrolling his beat down B -itoil, aii'a- buildings# Solio-square, London, be itard the noise of a child crying following the di.-eution from whenoe the sound proceeded, ho at last noticed large bundle lying on a door step, and this on clossr examination was discovered to bo a little girl, apparently about two years of a-c. On lifting the child in his arms the constaMe found that there was blood upon the step and also upon tho little one S clothing. On seeking to disccrer Uh> Ciiute of this the constable noticed a small wiuto-handled penknife, °nf. of the bladea of which was sticking in the child's be» behind its left ear. He at oneo pui.'ed it out °n took the baby to the police-station, where it was 800, by the divisional surgeon, who dressed the injury> then oidered the child's removal to the St. Jatn^s Workhouse, where it was taken, and where, under t1 oaro and attention bestoweil upon it, it is gradual y recovering from the offocts of the wound. A reW'*f- of i'tO is offered by the Director of Criminal Inve; gation for the discovery of the perpetrators of 111 prime or of the child's parents.