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Family Notices

AVE LS H PO OL—Monday.\






NEWTOWN. NEWTOWN CYCLING CLUB.—The members of the above club turned out in good numbers on Thursday night for a run to Caerews. They were led by the Rev F. M. Hamilton, the bugler being Mr J. Prit- chard. On Friday, a fair number, consisting of the hard riding contingent, joarneyed to Bishop's Castle. Notwithstanding the fact that the roads were in a bad state, the mudpluggers returned, having thor- oughly enjoyed the outing. APPOINTMENT.—At the meeting of the Newtown and Llanidloes Board of Guardians on Wednesday Mr R. H. Lloyd was appointed vaccination officer. There were three other applicants, viz., Messrs E. H. Morgan, Broad street; Thomas A. Evanii, Brya street; and F. W. Marshall, Broad street. Mr Lloyd was elected by 13 votes, his nearest competitor being Mr Evans, who received nine votes. LEGAL SUCCESS.—Upwards of 400 candidates com- peted in the Civil Service Law examined at Cape Town, and amongst the successful in securing a Government appointment appears the nam6 of Mr E. H. Jones, who stands the 21st on the list. Mr Jones was formerly with Messrs Williams Gittins and Taylor, solicitors, and is a son of the late Mra Jones aud brother of Mr C. C. Jones, Lion Hotel, Newtown. Abjuc 12 months ago he set out for Cape Town, where he settled down to study colonial law. THIS WEEK will be a busy one at Newtown. On Tuesday the County Liberal Association meets, and an endeavour will be made to reverse the resolution recently arrived at, as to the constitution bf the borough selection committee. The proceedings are not likely to be dull.—On Friday the County Council meets.—On Thursday and Friday several hundred i clerical and lay delegates are expected to attend the Diocesan Conference the public meeting being held on Thursday night, under the presidency of the Earl of Powis. OBITUARY.—We regret to announce the decease o' Mrs Siddora, widow of the lat* Mr Siddorn, formerly manager of the N. and S. W. Bank, Welshpool, whi :li oceurred on Tuesday, at the age of 54 year8.- Th. death of Mrs Rickards, wife of Mr Rees Rickards, ol Short Bridge street, occurred in Charing Cros* Hospital, on Thursday. Deceased had beeu ailifcg since April, 189¿, and during the period of her illness she bore up with much fortitude. Mrs Rickards was 55 years of agp.-A third sad event has been added to the dpath roll. that of Mrs Williams, wife of Mr Richard Williams, solicitor, at the age of of 54 year-. Mrs Williams had not been in good health for some time, but her death came as a sudden and most pain- ful surprise. MONTGOMERYSHIRE INFIRMARY.—Report for the month of August, 1893. In-patients in the house a commencement of mouth, 7; admitted during week. 4 discharged, 6 in the house at end of month, 5 out-patients, attendances during the month, 143. Gifts—Daily Graphics, Miss Talbot, Croesawdy; flowers and papers. Mrs Powell, Plasybryn papers. Miss Mabel Issard, The High School; grapes aid flowers, Mrs Patterson, Firs Glen; grapes, Misti Turner, Elephant Hotel; eprrgne and flowers for female ward, Miss S. Thomas, Leighton, Welshpool; grapes, Dr and Mrs Purchas fruit, Mr StiVlig., Glandulas; flowers from the children's services at All Saints' aud Llanllvvchaiarn Churches —Proceeds of the Infirtnary Ball, per Edmund Buakley, Esq., £ 28 15s. Id.—Ernest C. Mo. g.n, deputy secretary. NEWTOWN COUNTY COURT: A SUMMARY OF LAST YEA]a'S WopiK.-It being now the annual County Court Vacation, a review of a year's work it, our local Court may be giver. The Ideal figures may be prefaced by the statement that during the yea 1892 there were in the 59 English and Welsh CircllÍtl" 1,068,693 plaints entered, the aggregate sums claimed amounting to £ 3,167,529, on account of whip" o £ l,629,2G4 was received and paid to suitors. The fees amounted to £ 154.786. In our local Coggfe business done was as follows :-Plainb entered sot exceeding JB20, 1180; above.920 and under above 450, 0. Actions detl-rcninc-d with a jury,.0,; -A without a jury, O.. Judgments for plaintiff, .^8?]; for plaintiff by consent, 192; for plaintiff by default* 10; nonsuits, 0; for defendants, 5. Judgment summonses: issued, 141; heard, 75. Warrant*, 0/ commitment: issued 25; debtors imprisoned,#; Executions against goods: issued, 198; sales macW. 3. Amounts claimed: X2,960; amount for whiqji judgments were obtained, exclusive of fees and oosty, -61,376; costs excluding fees, £ 155; fees, i|417, ,-}r MARRIAGE.—On Thursday last the marriage Mr W. Jenkins, the well-known oondtictpr of tfcie Newtown Competitive Choir, to Miss Mary Watkin, eldest daughter of Mr John Watkio, Welshpool, was solemnized at the English Congre- gational Church, in the presence of a large congrega- tion. The Rev Jenkin Jones, pastor of the cnurcb, officiated, and he was assisted by Rev T. E. Willjauis (Baptist). The bride was given away by her father, and her sister, Miss Lucy Watkin, WVlshpool, acted aa bridesmaid. The duties of best man were filled by Mr G. Astley. On leaving the church the happy couple were received with showers of rice, and drove to the house of th > bride's brother, where they partook of the wedding breakfast. They left by the afternoon train for Southport, where they intend sper ding their honeymoon. A large number of costly and useful presents were received by both bride and bridegroom.


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