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A B KRY STW YTH. I'RBR.TC I ;■ A RY.— Daring TB« week ending Wpdne.dav last, the :mml)pr of books issned by the 427. Miss Thomas, of 29, North Pfivifif. has, with her nsunl kindnw* presented the libra-v a, copv of the Laws of Christ for Common Lif. by R. W. Dale, LI D. v ACCIDENT.—Whilst two visitors, together with Mr Hath .Ton°s. were driving down the road which leads to the top of Pensrlais bill, the pony took fright and darted off. The trap was ultimately overturned, and the occupants thrown out. vll the party received some injuries, the ladies I)c.ij. the worst: on'e having I or face severely cut, and the other had a nasty gash at the bac1-- of the head. Mr Rath Jones also had a cut oil the side of his hend. Dr Abraham Thonvis attended the injured ones, and all are progressing nicely. The real cause of rhe accident was thrit the britching strap broke whilst- walking down the hill, and the pony feelirrr -h" tran loose behind and star'ed off. WRIT WKT:K.—Beginning on the Saturday pre- vious to Bank Holiday and continuing throughout the rest of the week, excursionists from all parts of the country have flocked into the town, and the promenade presented a busy appearance. In addition to the 10"al trips there were special fast excursions rnn from Leicester, Preston, Bir- mingham, Wolverhampton, Sale. Oswestry, Welsh- pod and Newtown, Manchester, Ravt.in, Stockport, ITarpurley, and C iiyhnrst, Reddish. To-day (.ViMirdav) excursions w.11 arrive from Oldham, Sale, Hol'inswond. and Ash ton. THE COLLEGE FABIA.V SonHTY.—In connection with this society Mr Hubert Bland, of the Executive of the London Fabian Society, on Wednesday delivered a lectnre on What socialism is." EMPLOYEES TKIP.—On Whit Tuesday the tailors and drapers in the employ of Messrs J. Richards and Co., Market-street, were generously treated to their annual outinsr by the firm. The party, nnmberin? twenty-five, left for Machynlleth bv thp moruiny train, which place they reached about 9-30. Having partaken of refreshments, the party drove to Dinas Mawddwy, returning in time to sit down to an excellent dinner pro. ;ded by Mr Jones. Lion Hotel, Machynlleth. The party returned home by the 7-20 train, after a good day's enjoy- ment. SCHOOL TREAT.—On Wednesday the annual treat in connection with the English Congregational School took place at Machynlleth. The children were taken to their destination by an early train, and the general rendezvous was the romantic valley of the Llyfnant. BOAT INSPECTION. The wise precaution of havinsr the pleasure boats inspected by a competent person has been decided upon by the Council, and Mi Hugh Jones, a practical boat builder, of Port- madoc, has made a ereneral inspection of the boats, and rhe pleasure crafts will now be put in a safe condition. STRANDED AT DIAMOND ISLE. It is reported that the steamship Glarayron, of which Captain Llovd, Borth, was master, has stranded at Diamond Isle. Mattprns. and has since broken in two. The crew, amongst which were local mon, numbered 24 hands, and they were all saved. MARKET COMMITTEE.—Councillor J. Watkin pre- sided over a meeting of this committee held on Tuesday evening and there were also present Councillor T. Griffiths (Mayor), Alderman Peter Jones, Councillors C. M. Williams and Isaac Hopkins.-The question of purchasing the slaughter house was discussed but it was agreed to defer the further discussion of the matter until confirmation was received of a report respecting the import of live stock into Wolverhampton. A NEW RATI-—A meeting of the Finance Com- mittee was held on Tuesday when there were present Conncillor J. Watkin presiding, Councillor T. Griffiths (mayor). Alderman Peter Jones, Councillors C. M. Williams and Isaac Hopkins.— The estimates of expenditure in connection with the general, district, and water rates were presented and it was decided to levy a 2s rate.

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