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ABERYSTWYTH. PUBLIC LiBRARY.Ni-,mber of books taken out for the week ending Sep! em I or 2nd, 556. EXCURSION. —A trip arrived on Monday from Oswestry and brought in a izil,-e number of people. On Wednesday excursions arm ed Carmarthen and Builth Wells. MONTHLY MARKET.—The monthly market was held The attendance was good and a large number of cattle were sold. The prices were low. Fifteen loads of cattle were sent away over the Cambrian Railway Co., to the Midlands. ENTERTAINMENT.—Mr. Aitlrar Thatcher, of Collin's minstrels will hold a Benefit Concert, at the Market Hall Assembly Rooms, on Thursday, September 14th. CURIO. --Amongst other novelties shewn in .Mr. Wheatley's Music Warehouse, is a copy of a photo of Aberystwyth as it was 100 years ago, and a double bass violin over 200 years old. DISTINGUISHED VISITORS.—Mr. James Jones, -Swansea, (higbj sheriff of Cardiganshire) lias been spending a short holiday in town, and stayed at the Lion Hotel, and ir Sydney Waterloo is staying at the Queen's Hotel. ABERYSTWYTH BOARD SCHOOLS HONOURED.— Mr. J. D. Saer Headmaster of the Aberystwyth Board Schools, has received the welcome intelli- gence from Mr. H. Taylor, Cardiff (hon. sec. Welsh Paris Educational Exhibition) that the examination papers sent by him have been selected to be sent, to Ilaris, for the Welsh-Paris Educa- tional Exhibition. U' SUNDAY SERVICES.—Last Sunday, the pulpit of S. S. Michael and All Angel's was occupied by Archdeacon Protheroe. The sacred edifice was crowded both morning and evening, and an over- flow service was held in St. Mary's. At the English Congregational Chapel, the pulpit was occupied by the pastor (Hev. T. A. Penry) both morning and evening. There were unusually large congregations at, the English Presbyterian Church last Sunday to hear the Rev. Llewelyn Edwards, M.A., of London, and formerly of this town. Dyfed preached at Tabernacl. and the Rev. J. Williams, B.A., Dolgelley, at Shiloh. Next Sunday the Venerable Hwfa Mon, the well known Welsh bard, is expected to occupy the pulpit at the Baker street Independent Chapel. OBITUARY.—After a short and sudden illness, Kate, the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Davies, of 8, Lisburne Terrace, died on Wednesday of last week at her home. The deceased was just 16 years of age and the news of her death i-,va, re- ceived with regret by her many young friends. She was a faithful member of the Sunday School and other societies at Shiloh. The funeral took place last Friday at the cemetery when the Revs. T. E. Roberts and D. R. Williams officiated. Beautiful wreaths were sent by the members of the Christian Endeavour Society. Mrs. Edwards, The Laurels, Miss Lumley, and others. ORGAN RECITAL.—Last Sunday afternoon an Organ Recital was given by Mr. Bryceson Treharne at the English Presbyterian Church, Bath Street. The progamme was of first-class merit, and was keenly appreciated by a large audience. Mr. Olierhead rendered a Violin Solo, and Miss James and Mr. Jenkins gave vocal assistance. The following was the programme—Organ solo, Passa- caglia," Mr. Bryceson Treharne-, Violin solo, Andante," "Cavatina," Mr. Bertie Ollerhead; Solo, The People that walked in darkness." Mn D. Jenkins; (a) Gavotte, Mignon," Mr. Abraham Thomas; (b) Toccato. Mr. Bryceson Treharne; Violin solo, Benedictus,# Mr. Bertie Olierhead; Song, Holy Man of Sorrows, Miss Eihel James; Hallelujah Chorus," Mr. Bryceson Treharne. SALE OF FREEHOLD PROPERTY.—On Monday Mr. J. E. James, auctioneer, conducted a sale at the Lion Hotel of the Freehold Farm known as Maenelin Issa, Fields and Cottages situate in the parish of Llanddeinol. The farm and lands known as Maenelin Issa were put up first; the bidding commenced at C 1000, and ultimately it was knocked down at Z1720 to Mr. John Jones, 271, Wick-road, South Hackney, London. Lot 2, consisting of two excellent fields known as Caegwine and Cae'rdrwm. were secured by Mr. John Evans, Bryngwyn, Llan- ddeinol. for £ 2*80. Lot 3, the cottage and garden called GwarfEynon were secured by Mr. Lewis Lewis at the sum of EZO. Lot 4, the leasehold house at Rhosygarth, was withdrawn. The mes- suage or dwelling house now in the occupation of Miss Margaret Lloyd was knocked down for £ 60. The sale was considered a most successful one. The Solicitors for the trustees were Messrs. Roberts & Evans. COUNTY SCHOOL.—A meeting of the Governors of the County School had been convened for Friday evening, but there were not sufficient members present to form a quorum, consequently no business was transacted. The Finance Com- ,mittee, however, had assembled, and had under con- sideration the matter of the repairs, etc., at the Master's residence. Four tenders had been received for doing the repairs, according to the specifications drawn out by Mr. Morgan, namelyMessrs. Jones & Richards, £ 95; Mr. R. Peake, £ 116 Mr. Evan Edwards. £ 58; Mr. David Watkins, £47. The lowest tender, that of Mr. D. Watkins. was accepted on the condition that the work should be completed by the end of September. Recently very satisfactory results have been obtained by pupils in examinations, and the headmaster and staff are to be congratulated on the progress made. "The following are some of the results:—Welsh Matriculation, two passed in the 1st class, and one in the second class, while another passed in a 5th subject, making four passes. In addition, two passed in four out of five subjects science and art, mathematics (elementary stage) three passed in the 1st class, and five in the 2nd; mechanics (including statics and dynamics), two passed in the 1st class; hydrostatics, one passed in the 1st class, who was the only pupil sent in theoretical chemistry, one passed in the advanced stage, and in the elementary stage, two obtained 1st class, and nine 2nd class. Every pupil presented passed in this stage model drawing, two passed in the 1st class, and three in the 2nd class; freehand drawing, four passed in the 1st class, and eight in the 2nd; geometrical, drawing, one passed in the 1st class, being the only pupil presented. A former pupil, who left a year ago, also passed the Welsh matriculation, while several old pupils have done well in other examinations, MR. GILBERT ROGERS' BENEFIT.—For the purpose of Mr. Gilbert Rogers' "Benefit," a high cla-ss and refined entertainment was given by him ,.at the Pier Pavilion, August 3Cth. The house was a record one in all respects, the demand for reserved seats far exceeding the arrangements made for that purpose. It must have been very gratifying to Mr. Rogers to find that the public responded so heartily to the opportunity he pro- vided for them to their appreciation of the enter- tainment he has provided this season. Throughout the evening the beneficiaire and his audience were on the best of terms. In the course of the programme Mr. Rogers was the recipient of a hand- some writing cabinet from members of the audience as a slight recognition of the appreciation in which he had been held as an entertainer. Mr. Rogers presented the Conductor of the A.I.C. Band with a set of carvers, as a token of the cordial relations that have existed between Mr. Rowe and himself during his stay. Mr. Leslie Harris, the famous humourist, rendered most valuable assistance in .the programme, to which contributions were also made by Miss Payne, Miss Lilian Morgan, R.A.M., Mr. Peddie. Mr. Brenig Edwards' Juvenile Choir, and the A.I.C. Orchestra. Appended are the items of the programme, which was in every way refined and clever, and met with a significant appreciation: —Grand selection, Moses in Egypt, A.I.C. Orchestra, (Conductor, Mr. J. H. Rowe); Song, When twilight comes," Miss Gertrude Payne; Selections (Vocal, in Costume), The Rheidol Juvenile Choir, (Conductor, Mr. Brenig Edwards); Song, Oh, promise me," Miss Lilian Morgan. R.A.M.; H urnorous song (selected), Mr. Gilbert Rogers; Song (selected). Mr. D. H. Peddie; Humorous sketches- -1. Humorous Song, "The Ladies' Penny Paper;" 2. Recital a la mode, A drama condensed;" 3. Humorous musical sketch, "A little music," Mr. Leslie Harris; Song, "The little dwarf (,- Ta-re-ar-re-ulli-tun-i,) Mr. Gilbert Rogers The biograph God Save the Queen." After the concert several requests were made to Mr. Rogers to have that evening's entertainment repeated. THE BI-MONTHLY MEETING of the C.M. Sunday Schools of the district of Aberystwyth was held last Sunday at Trefecban School. Owing to the unexpected death of Mr. John Lloyd, who was chairman of these meetings, the chair was oc- cupied by Mr. Evan Evans, solicitor. At 9.30 the children of the school were catechised in '• Rhodd Mam," and Hanes lesu Grist" Mr. John Morgans, Horeb, and Mr. Humphreys, of Shiloh. At the morning meeting references were made to the great and almost irreparable loss which the schools of the district had sustained in the death of Mr. John Lloyd. A vote of condolence with his widow and child was feelingly proposed by Mr. D. C. Roberts and seconded by Mr. Evan Richards, of Penuwch. The afternoon meeting was presided over by Rev. Llewelyn Edwards, M.A.. of London, who, by the way. was the first chairman of the meetings. Mr. Edwards, who is always ready to help every good cause attended the meeting at some inconvenience, addressed few words of en- couragement and advice to the teachers and delegates present. After this, papers were read on the following subjects :—" Dvsgeidiaeth Epistol loan yn ei berthynas a brawdgarweh," by Evan Richards, Penuwch, of Capel Scion School; Adolygiad o waith yr Ysgol Sabbothol o fewn y ganrif," by Mr. T. J. Samuel, Solicitor, from Salem School; Samuel, ei gymeriad a'i ddylanwad fel esiampl i'r byd," by T. A. Levi, B.A., and read in his absence by Mr. J. B. Jenkins. In the evening the school was catechised by Mr. Evan Evans, in the 1st Chapter of the Epistle to St. James. I I.O.G.T.—The usual weekly meeting was held at the Progress Hall last Friday night when several members took part in the evening's programme. THE ROYAL PIER PAVILION.—"The Belle of New York" has drawn large houses during the N 11 week. The programme for the ensuing evenings will be found in our advertising columns. BAPTIST CIOX MEETINGS. At these meetings held at Rhymney this week, Rev. Dr. Morris, Y\ e!sh liaptist minister of this town, was elected Yice- President of the Union. OBITUARY.—Mrs. Fisher, the widow of the late Mr. John Fisher, for many years town carrier for the Cambrian Railway Co., died on Friday last. The funeral took place on Tuesday, the interment, being made in the Cemetery. FISHING.—Our boatmen will soon have to bid adieu to another season and will have to go further afield for their daily bread than the Terrace beach. Preparations are already being made for the fishing season. Mr. Bennison (junior) has just brought home a brand new trawler from Hoytake. Other fishermen are renovating their boats and tackles. POLICE REMOVALS.—Owing to the death of P.C. I). Thomas, Llanon. P.C. Daniel Thomas (25), of Aberayron, has been removed to Llanon, and he is succeeded by P.C. Charles Charman, who has now been stationed at Aberystwyth for about two years. At the last Llanbadarn Petty Sessions John Jenkins, of Treherbert, near Lampeter, was sworn in as constable to fill the vacancy. POLICE COURT.—David Morris Davies, labourer, Aberayron, was brought up on Friday before J. Morgan, Esq., and fined 5s. including costs with being drunk and disorderly on the highway. P.C. Williams proved the case.—Thomas Louise, Golden Hill, Staffordshire, was also brought up with acting as Pedlar without a certificate at Aber- ystwyth. Fined 5s. and costs, in default was com- mitted to 14 days hard labour. P. C. Rowlands proved the case. BURGLARY ALkRM.-About half past one on Friday morning Mrs. Lloyd, Newry House, Mill Street, and her daughter were sleeping in the back room, when the latter, on awakening, thought she heard a noise in the shop. She woke her mother, and as Mrs. Lloyd was in the act ot getting up a man rushed past the foot of the bed, and pushed down the upper partial' the bedroom window which. was already partly open, and made his escape. Mrs. Lloyd threw a china candlestick after the man. The daughter rushed to the window, and saw a man walking towards the railway station, who kept more noise than the original on account of one of his shoe tips being lost. They im- mediately communicated with the police, and Sergeant Phillips and P.C. Jones found the man in the railway station, and took him into custody on suspicion." On investigation it was found the prisoner had come from Trefechan, where he had spoken to two constables previously, and had not succeeded in getting lodgings at Trefechan, and was under the influence of drink. He could not possibly have anything to do with the affair. He was formerly brought up before Dr. Howell, Esq., and discharged. Nothing had been stolen at Newry House, or disturbed in any way, and no trace had been left behind by the intruder, beyond the breaking of a pane of glass, which was caused by the falling of the window. PETTY SESSIONS. Present Sir James Szlumper :Chairman), Messrs. Thomas H. Jones, John Lewis, and Edward Evans. DRUNK AND DISOUDF.UI.V.—Martha Brodigan, Tre- fechan, was charged bj. Supt. Phillips, with being drunk and disorderly on the highway at Plascrug. Fined 5s. and costs. SHORT WEIGHTS.—William Xorthey, Chalybeate- street; Pryce Phillips, Little Darkgate-street; T. C. Jenkins, Great Darkgate-street; H. Powell, Great Darkgate-street: and Jane Jones, Bridge-street, were charged by David Williams, Inspector of Weights, with selling bread to one Wm. H. Jones otherwise than by weights. Fined 5s. and costs. FuRiors Ditivi,, G. -David Doig, Motor Car Driver, Queen Street, was charged by Rees Jones, Borough Surveyor, with furiously driving a Motor Car plying for hire on the Marine Terrace on August 22nd. Fined 10s. and costs. ILLTKEATING HORSES. David Phillips, car pro- prietor, Terrace-road, was charged by Inspector Davies, R.S.P.C.A. with cruelly illtreating a horse by causing same to be worked whilst in an unlit state.— Fined 10s and costs.-Rufus Williams, Lion Royal Hotel, was charged by Inspector Davies R.S.P.C.A. with cruelly illtreating a horse by causing same to be workd whilst in an unfit state. Fined 5s and costs. -John Edwards, Crynfryn Buildings, and Richard Roberts, 1, Little Darkgrte-street, was charged with cruelly illtreating a horse by working same whilst in an unfit state. Fined 5s including costs. CYCLING. Edward Lowe, and William Davies, Little Darkgate-street, were charged by Supt. Phillips with riding a bicycle without having a lighted lamp attached thereto.

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