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INSPECTION OF THE VOLUNTEERS.—The annual inspection and competition drill of the Denbigh- shire Volunteers will take place at Wynustay, on Tuesday next. The volunteers will travel as under —Gresford, Wrexham, and Gwersyllt by the train which leaves Chester at 11 a.m.; Denbigh, Ruthin, Corwen, and Llangollen by the train which leaves Denbigh at 8.45 Chirk volunteers by the train which leaves Chirk at 10.43 a.m. Full dress are to be worn (chacos and tunics). The Wrexham corps will fall in at 9.45 punctually. HISHOP CARET'S FUND.—At the annual meeting of the trustees of Bishop Carey's fund, held at the Palace, St. Asaph, on August 8th, the following grants were made:—To the new church at Pen-y- cae, Ruabon, .£80; to the restoration of Melverley Church. tothe restoration of St. Mark's Church, Connah's Quay, .£40; Rhos Iron Church, £25; Hightown Iron Church, Wrexham, .£15; Flint Common School Chapel..£15 (a second grant); Brymbo Infant School, .£20 Hope Clas3-room, .£10 L'angystenyn School, .£40; Llansaiutffraid ya Mechan School, .£30! Moughtrey School, .£30; Trinity School, Oswestry, .£20; Lla.nllua.n..£7á, conditionally to purchase glebe. The whole sum granted was JC440. CHURCH OF ENGLAND SUNDAY SCHOOL INSTI- TUTE.—The annual meeting of the local branch of this institute is to be held this month at Rossett. The president is the Ven. Archdeacon Wickham, and the secretary the Rev T. Vowler Wickham. The 34th annual report of the society, whose head- quarters are in London, alludes to the increasing interest which appears to ba taken in the work of Sunday schools in this deanery." It continues, The annual conference was held this year at Gwersyllt, and the committee find that changing the place at which the meeting is held is certainly on the whole advantageous, for although it may operate to keep some away on account of distance, it creates a greater inttrest in the parish in which it is held, and the number of teachers attending steadily increases. A special service, consisting of the service for the Holy Communion, and a sermon preached by the Rev D. Howell, vicar of Wrexham, from St. Matthew x. 42, was held in the parish church. The number of communicants was 130. After luncheon, the conference was held in the girls' schoolroom. The Venerable Archdeacon Wickham presided, and introduced Mr H. G. Heald, who attended as deputation from the Church of England Sunday School Institute, and gave a training lesson, and afterwards an address. Last year Wrexham was appointed a centre for the teachers' examina- tion, which was held under the superintendence of the Revs E. W. Davits and T. Vowler Wickham. The results are very encouraging. Of sixteen candidates who entered for the examiflation, three obtained irst-class aud lire second-class certifi- ( ates," HONOURS GAINED BT THE HUSSARS BAND.—At Menai Bridge jEisteddvod, the hussars band, under the leadership of Mr C. Â. Stephenson, Wrexham, competed for, and won, a prize of .£10, with silver medal for conductor. The musical selection was Rivere's fantasia, Maritana," and the band's performance gave the greatest satisfaction. Miss Pennant Lloyd invested the conductor. ENTERTAINMENT.—Dr. Lynn's medium, it will be seen by an advertisement, purposes giving his attractive entertainment at the Public Hall, on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday next. The per- formance consists of those marvellous demonstra- tions of slight-of-hand, which so bewilder one, and therefore all who have a fancy for unravelling such puzzles should visit this entertainment, which, we understand, is a. most wonderful one. THB BRITISH WORKMAN PUBLIC HOUSE.—Last week we reported the interesting proceedings con- nected with the Cocoa Rooms in Henblas-street and Golden Lion Passage. We are glad to learn that the expectations of the promoters have been more than realised, the takings during the first week more than doubling the estimated amount. It has been fuund necessary to erect a bar upstairs, so that customers in the three rooms on the first floor may be served with despatch. We understand that since the meeting several persons have taken shares in the company, but that about 30 shares remain to make up 200, which number it is not, we believe, proposed to exceed at present. Now that the business is fairly started we have no doubt there will be applications for shares before they are issued at a premium, as they probably will be if the business continues to prosper. ENTERTAINMENT.—On Tuesday evening, a two- hour's entertainment took place in the clubroom of the Lion Hotel, when a large number of ladies and gentlemen attended to listen to some good render- ings from the great masters. Mr Gustavus Killingworth occupied the chair, and M. Heir Walther presided at the piano. The overture, Masaniello," was to be p'.ayed, but unavoidably it was not, and M. Herr Walther gave a substitute. The chairman recited-the borrowing scene from the "Meicfeant of Venice," and the natural way in which he handled the subject elicited a round of applause, as did his Distress of a Modest Man." The pianist's Dance des fees was a very difficult piece, rendered with almost perfect exactness. The result was a determined encore, but the tax on the powers of the player was so great that he was obliged to bow and withdraw. The national anthem terminated the proceedings. WREXHAM ANCIENT ORGAN.—A correspondent of Bye-gones, Aug. 7th, 1872, says :—" According to a Gazetteer of England and Wales, temp. Charles If., 'at Wrexham is ye rarest steeple in ye 3 nations and hath ye fayrest organes in Europe, till ye late Wars in Charles ye first his raigne, whose Parlia- ment forces pulled him and them downe, with other ceremonial ornaments.' In Fyne's Ten Yeares Travell, 1617, we are told of the Towne Wrexham, bewtified with a most faire Tower, called the Holy Tower, and commended for the musical Organes iu the Church.' According to the Rev D. R Thomas's History of the Diocesc of St. Asaph, Wrexham again became famous for its Organ; and he tells us of one erected by Green in 1779, at a cost of .£360, which was reckoned the finest at that time in the diocese, with the exception of that in the Cathedral. Chester Courant. THE CUNLIFFE MEMORIAL WINDOW.—An ad- journed vestry was held in the parish church on Wednesday, at noon, to receive the designs sent iu for the memorial window which is to be erected in commemoration of the vicariate of the Rev Canon Cunliffe. There were present the Rev D. Howell, vicar, in the chair; Dr Williams and Mr T Williams churchwardens; Mr T. Painter, Mr Sisson, Mr j Evan Morris, Mr T. Bury, Mr J. O. Bury, and the vestry clerk, Mr J. Bury. A number of artistically arranged designs were produced, and it was stated that they had been submitted to Canon Cunliffe for selection. He wrote recommending No. 2 design, sent in by Messrs Ward and Hughes, Soho, London, and upon the motion of Dr Williams, this was approved of. The scriptural representations pourtray Christ blessing little children," Our Lord with Nicodemus at the well," aud "Mary anointing our Lord's feet." The smaller openings a.t the top of the window will be filled with figures representative of an angelic choir, with sacred monograms and labels with texts. Dean Bonnor, of St. Asaph Cathedral, wrote that a better artist than Mr Hughes, who had designed the window, could not be desired. He had given perfect satis- faction with the windows placed in St. Asaph Cathedral and the churches of Rhuddlan and Rhyl. On the proposition of Mr Evan Morris, it was agreed to apply for a faculty to empower the vestry to erect the window, and it was also agreed that the committee appointed in January, 1875, should be re-appointed to act with the churchwardens and vestry in carrying out the project. The window will cost .£300, and of this £270 has been promised. Wl e have no doubt the remaining .£30 required will soon be forthcoming. MOUSING A FAITHLESS WIFE AT BIRKENHEAD.— The latest illustration of the proverbial roughness of true love comes from Birkenhead, where wifely infidelity was, on Tuesday, visited with what might be called condign punishment. The sufferers (says the Liverpool Courier) belong to the humbler walks of society. A dock labourer, an ex-steamboat fireman, at present resident in George street, Birkenhead, has for some time past been in the enjoyment of the high esteem, occasionally burst- ing into actual affection, of his sister-in-law, a young lady who belongs to Wrexham, and who met the object of her attachment some years ago in the town of which both appear to have been Datives, Whether her feelings were reciprocated- in degree as well as in kind is not accurately known, but it is certain that no bar to mutual tenderness was found by either of the parties in the circumstance that the male, who is 25 years of age, has already vowed fidelity to a woman who is the mother of two of his children, and that his admirer has a.lso entered the matrimonial state as the wife of an engine driver, and has gathered about her hearth babes of varying ages to the number of seven. It would perhaps be hazarding too much to say that her husband's liaison was known to the dock labourer's wife throughout the whole of its duration, but no error can be committed in stating that a few days ago she was fully made aware of the claims of her sister. The WTrexham lady, who, by the way, has seen 35 summers, is buxom in appearance, and is altogether a fine-looking woman, wrote to the dock-labourer, asking him to meet her and make arrangements for her reception at Chester, promising, among other things, not to embarass him or encumber herself with the seven children she intended to leave behind. The letter was addressed to the house of a, mutual friend, the writer deeming her scheme safe 80 long as she avoided direct communication with the house of her sister. But the "mutual friend" was base enough to betray the confidence reposed in him, for he revealed the contents of the letter to the injured wife. She immediately wrote a decoy letter in reply, asking her sister, on the ground of greater convenience, to consent to the Cleveland Hotel, in Birkenhead, as the place of assignation. The Wrexham matron consented in a communi- cation, duly handed over by the mutual friend, which fixed half past ten on Tuesday morning as the time of her arrival in Birkenhead. Some special preparations were made for her reception, and on the previous night half clandestine visits were made to the grocers' shops in the neighbourhood for purposes which were only to clearly revealed on the morrow. That little secrecy could have been observed on the subject of the visit was apparent from the excited 8: ate of the streets leading to that in which the Cleveland Hotel is located, the corners being occupied by groups of expectant females who could not have numbered less than 400 or 500. The object of their curiosity made hcr appearance wear- ing a good deal cf finery, at the appointed time, but missed her way, and inquired for the Cleveland Hotel. Her query was unfortunately addressed to a woman who had been placed au fait with the whole of the circumstances, and the reply was of such a character as to set the querist in full flight to the Wirral Hotel, in Cleveland-street, when the females in waiting catching sight of her, closed rapidly ic, and as quickly brought her to bay, shouting and clamouring as they did so. One of the females, a dock labourer's aunt, came forward and poured a quantity of treacle over the woman, making dull and sticky the finery that was meant to dazzle, and almost suffocating the wearer of it. The victim wielded her umbrella, but strikinghersister instead of the aunt, was repaid for the mistake with interest. The same woman then deposited a thick layer of flour upon the treacle, and thus bedaubed, the un- fortunate female made many, but fruitless, attempts to escape from her tormentors, the majority of whom threw slutch, rotten eggs, stones, and other missiles at her as she fled. After seeking refuge in ¡ various shops, whither she was followed by the crowd of women, who appeared intent on getting her to the station, she finally fell into the arms of a friendly policeman, who assisted her to a dwelling- house, where, on payment of a shilling, she was washed and made tolerably passable. The officer thereupon took her to the railway station, and although a crowd still followed, he shielded her from further interference, and saw her safely into a carriage bound for Wrexham. The husband, whom she failed to see, himself narrowly escaped maltreat- ment. A number of sturdy Irishmen had been suborned for the purpose of receiving him with a bucket of tar on his return from woik. On learning, however, that his first act on reaching home was to break the furniture and endeavour to saw up the bedsteads, they thought it better to refrain frow interfering with him. LoSDOK AND NORTH-WESTERN RAILWAY.—The accounts for the past half year, though not yet finally audited or approved by the Board of Directors, show a balance sufficient to admit of dividend at the rate of six per cent. per annum. THE REV BAILLIE WALLACE.—On Tuesday the Bishop of Carlisle consecrated the new portion of the Whitehaven cemetery. During the service his lordship referred to the Moresby scandal, in which the Rev Baillie Wallace refused to bury a child on a. Sunday. The bishop said that matters of this kind should not be settled by hard law and com- pulsion, but by mutwal consideration and kindness on the part of clergymen and parishioners. ECLIPSE OF THE MOON.—On Monday nigh there was a partial eclipse of the moon. The first con- tact with the penumbra took place at 9.23, and the dark shadow was seen creeping over the face of the moon at about a quarter to eleven. The middle of the eclipse occurred at 12 9 Greenwich mean time the magnitude being 0 59 (moon's diameter = 1).. and the last contact or complete passage of the ark shadow at 1.34 a.m. In 1881, at ten p.m. of October 4. there will be a total eclipse, but until then we shall have only eclipses visible during some ot their phases. WREXHAM FLOWBR SHOW.—As will be seen on referring to our advertising eolumns this popular show takes place on Wednesdav, September 4th when about ..£100 will be distributed in Lady Williams Wynn kindly undertaking to perfoim that duty. The splendid band of the 93th Regiment will be in attendance, and play for danulng. Forms of entry for exhibitors may be obtained from Mr Y. Strachac, High-street, or from tbd honorary secretary. BATTALION DRILL.—On Tuesday, a bat talion drill took place on the racecourse. The diff.?rent corps arrived on the spot in due time, headed by their various bands. After an interval, in which the sergeant-major sized each corps, the batt.Uion was put through a good drill by Captain Yorke (Sir W W. Wynn, Bart., M.P., being unavoidably absent. The men discharged the commands in an"« zcellent manner, although there was a very heavy pour of rain at the time. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.—At the weekly meeting of the Board held at the Workhouse, on Thursday, there were present—Captain Griffith-Boscawen. in the chair; Messrs Â. W. Edwards and S. T. Bau^h vice-chairmen T. Burton, Gomer Roberts, R. O. Burton, J. D. Beard, Ashton Rushbotham, W. Roberts, Richard Jones, J. Rogers, J. Daniel, W. Jones, M. Hughes, Co W. Parsonage, and d. Peel.— Mr John Jennings, the only applicant, was elected bandmaster. There was no other business of public interest.—Number in the house, 248; last year, 249; last week, 246; vagrants, 61 men, 14 women, and 7 children; imbeciles, 37; in the schools, 24r boys and 30 girls, and receiving industrial training 9 boys and 12 girls. ROMAN CATHOLIC SCHOOL TREAT.—On Thursday the children attending the St. Mary's Roman Catholic Schools held their annual treat in a. couple of spacious fields at King's Mills, kindly lent for the occasion by Mr J. Beirne (ex Alayor\ who takes an active interest in their welfare. Tae boys played in a field by themselves and the girls in another. They assembled at their room at Brookside to the number of about 270, including teachers and a few friends. The procession started away at about two o'clock, and nearly the whole of the inhabitants of Pentrefelin turned out to see how well their proteges appeared, and they really did great credit to their superiors. Thy li-v- Canon Hilton was present and did all he could to ensure that the children would be of good behaviour. The flags and bannerettes were very effective, and the following are some of the inscriptions they bore: I.H.S., suirounued by a golden coronet, an illumin- ated cress surmounted by the letters LH.S., an image of the Saviourtreadingou a serpent, and over His head was a semi-circle of golden stars. This was an oil painting on canvas, aud is without doubt a splendid piece of workm mshin. Ti^ was also a red cross on a shield, the whole bein«- headed by a large banner bearing the nt W3 St. Mary's Catholic Schools." Both before and after tea there was a number of races, the pri?,s con- sisting of toys of various descriptions. Tea was served out to the children sitting in circles, each sex separate, and the teachers of the respective schools tended their own children. Fun con- tinued till dusk when all returned, thaukful fvr the day's out.