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OSWESTRY. TRINITY CHURCH.—The Earl of Powis promi-ed the sum ot JB50 towards the exfenswof the alterations to Trinity Church, but when the Vicar (the Rev F. Cashel) w ote to him last week for his sub enption, mentioning the fact that there wou d still bd a debt of £200 on the church, his lordship his usual generosity replied by sending a cheque for .£100 instead of .£:)0. RIVAL AUCTIONEERS.—Mr Edward Pugh, auctioneer, of Os»esti v, was summoned at the Shiewsburv Borough Police Cou.t, on Siturd iy, for assaulting Mr Russell, an auctioneer, at Shrewsbury. The defen met Mr Has ell in rhe Corn Exchmge at Shrewsbury, attempted to strike him 10 the lace, and kicked his hat round the Exchange. For the assault and the damage to the hat defendant was ordered to pay fines and costs amounting in all to jE5 Os 6d. THE I'RKWSTER SESSIONS—\t these sessions, on Friday, the 25th ult.. Mr W. I. Bull, solicitor, apoeared to make an application for a spirit license on behalf of Mr Davi. Jones, of the Castle Hotel, Castle Fields. A number of witnesses having been called in support of the application, the Recorder said the beneh had unanimously decided not to grant it. The Recorder made some remarks as to the severe steps which would be taken against publicans permitting drunkenness. He remarked that there had been convic ions for this offence against the Butchers' Arms and the Woo,pack Inn, hut in both cases they were against the late and not the present landlords. BOWLING CONTEST.—The return match between the Os-vesry and Shrewsbury clubs was played on Monday on the Un'corn Green. Shrewsbury. In the former game at Oswestry the hone gentlemen were the winners by fourteen points, but in this case the honours fell upon the Salopians, but only hy a squeak, the game through- out being played so excee lingly evenly that the result entirely depanded upon the last two brace, who in their first two games scored respectively, Oswestry 11. Shrews- bury 13, at which the former were two in advance, but is the third gam" Shrewsbury scored a love gam-, which made their total 20 to 11 leaving them a majority of five upon the entire game, the total figun s being Oswestry 84. Shrewsbury 89. The company af'erwards ined together at the Unicorn Hotel when Mrs White- horn, the respected landlady, placed a splendid repast upon the table. The chair was taken bv MrT. Badger, the vice-chairs being occupied by Mr Cawley, of Oswestry, and Mr T. Hammond. of Shrewsbury.



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