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The Coming Fight.


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LLANIDLOES. SCHOOLS OLOOBD.The elementary schools are closed, owing to the epidemic of measles which has broken out in the town. The infant depart- ments of the Sunday School were closed on Sunday last. "THE POSSIBILITIES UNDER A SHABBY COAT." —This was the title of a poputar lecture given at the Congregational Chapel on Friday evening by Rev T. Eynon Davies, London. Mr Edwd. Jones presided over a good audience. The proceeds went towards the church funds. REV. W. O. JONES, of Aber Bangor, delivered an interesting lecture in Welsh at the Welsh Wesleyan Chapel on Wednesday evening, entitled "Cariad a Phriodus" ("Love and Marriage "). The collections were in aid of the Cefn Church Funds. The chair was occupied by Mr Thomas Jones, Glynn. LICENSE TRANSFERRED.—Before Alderman Ed. Davies, at the Police Court, on Friday morning, the transfer of the license of the Bear's Head, Long Bridge-street, from Mrs M. E. Morgan to Elizabeth Brady, of Welshpool, was allowed. The new landlady has assisted her mother for 12 years in a licensed house in Welshpool. II MusIC.u.The prize of 21s offered for the best instrumental quartette, at the competitive meeting at Rhayader, on Thursday, was won by a party from Llanidloes, viz', Messrs Emrys Hughes (conductor), S. Ingram, B. Smith, and H. Ashton. Mr Emrys Hughes won the first prize for an in. strumental solo, and the first prise for an instru- mental duet was carried off by Messrs H. Ashton and L. Ingram. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.—On Wednesday, before Messrs Edward Davies, R. George, and J. R. Morris, John Owen, of Caenycoed, Llanidloes, was fined 10s (inclusive) for having been drunk and disorderly on the previous night.—P.S. Lewis said that defendant was by the Old Market Hall, drunk and disorderly. He tried to get him to go home, but he refused, and he was taken to the Police Station.-P.C. Pugh corroborated. SUNDAY GOLF.-At the last annual general meeting of the St. Idloes Golf Club, an addition to the club rules that Sunday golf be prohibited' was discussed. It was decided that the matter be balloted upon, and ballot papers were circu- lated amongst the members on Saturday last, and a fortnight was allowed for consideration, the papers to be handed in on the 30th inst. There is little doubt that the new rule will be carried. GOLDEN WEDDING.—Mr and Mrs Edward Lewis, of Picton-street, will celebrate the 50th year of their marriage on Thursday next. Mr Lewis is 72 and Mrs Lewis is 71, and both are in receipt of Old Age Pensions. Mr Lewis is a red hot radical of the old school, and his enthusiasm is not dimmed by old age. Last election saw him well to the fore in the fight, and during the com- ing struggle he will, no doubt, take an active part. Mr and Mrs Lewis will be the recipients of congratulations all round. BILLIARD TOURNAMENT.—The end of the Library Billiard Tournament was reached on Friday night, the finalists being Messrs. Willie Brunton and Offie Jones. The game was 200, Brunton conceding his opponent 50. The room was crowded, and an interesting and exciting game was witnessed. Offie Jones, who is di- minutive and youthful, played up strongly, but by superior play Brunton won by a margin of 26. The first prize was a gold medal, second prize a silver medal, and third prize a cigarette case, which was won by Mr Ernie Morgan.


The Montgomery Boroughs.

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.. Sodden Death at Newtown.

, Mayor's Sanday at Montgomery,