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Family Notices

AVE LS H PO OL—Monday.\







WELSHPOOL. FOOTBALL.—At a general meeting of the Welsh- pool Football Ciub, held at the Coffee House, Broad- street, on Thursday last, a large r.umber of members were present. Mr T. Astley was unanimously elected captain for the coming season, and H. Davis sub-captain. Messrs J. E. Downes and P. Williams were appointed hon. sees. Several good fixtures have already been secured. THE FAIR.—There was a large supply of fat and store cattle and sheep at the fair on Monday. Prime beef and mutton met with a good demand, but store cattle and sheep were very low, and a large number were not sold. Pigs both small aud large sold well at bh'h prices. The horses were numerous but very few of them were -of first rata stamp. p, ices were all in favour of the buyer, ani not many changed hands. GOOD TEMPLARS.— The members of the Inde- pendent Order of Good Templars held their weekly meeting at the Coffee Ro:m last Wednesday when the following officers were installed for the ens-uing quarter by Bro. R. Powell, D.G.W.C.T. :-Bro. J. Langdon, W.C.T., Bro. A. Jones, W.V.T., Bro. W. Watson, W. Sec., Bro. Archibald Jones, W.A.S., Sister M. Owen, W. Chap., Bro. Thos. Hughes, W.T., Sister Maggie Davies, W.M.. Bro. D. Williams, W.C., Bro. J. Bentley, W. Sentl., Bro. James Davies P. W.C.T. CHURCH BELL RINGEPs.-The festival of the District Guild of Bell ltingere was held in Welshpool on Thursday. A service was held in the afternoon at which the Rev E. Brown, of Montgomery, preached a sermon suitable to the occasion. At the subsequent tea a vote of thanks was passed to the preacher for his interesting discourse, a nd peeclies on the ques- tion were delivered. The fol owing were present— Messrs John Williams, Cbirbury Tower; Thomas Stephen Davies, Montgomery Tower; J. Bratton, Shrewsbury; Richard Griffiths and Wiliiam Jones, Leighton Tower Richard Lloyd. Lewis Puroell, and John Gornall, Berriew Tower Messrs John Roberts, Fred. P. Hughes, Llewellyn Gittins, John Thomas, T. Barnes, Wil iam Jones, John Lloyd, David Williams, W. J. Maddox, and Alfred Grice, Welsh. pool Tower. WESLEYAN CHURCH.—On Thursday, in connec- tion with the Sunday School of the above church, a successful ten meeting took place in the schoolroom, at five o'clock. A large number sat down to tea. Mrs Dawson, Mrs W. J. Davies, and Mi8 Bowron, presided at the tables, assisted by Mra John Davies, Rose Cottage; Miss Wynne, Broad-strfet; Miss Lewis, New-street. Later a public meeting took place, with Mr Robert Grirdley in the chair. Solos were nicely rendered by Miss Stuart Baines and Miss Rose Jones. The report of the school was read by the energetic superintendent, Mr W. J. Davies, and stirring addrest68 were given by the Rev. W. G. Dawson and the Rev. R. W. Lowry (Montgomery), on the work of the Sunday School. There was a good attendance. Mus Wynne ably presided at the harmonium. PRIMITIVE MICTHOrIBT.-The annual Fruit Ban. quet and Entertainment in connection with the Young People's Christain Endeavour Society, was held on Thursday, September 7th. There was a large number present, and amongst those who waited and assisted at the tables were: Mrs. Wright, Mrs Ash. ley, Misses Wooding, L. Jones, Wakefield, Mrs Row- lands, and Miss Jones, Llanerchydol; Messrs T. Ash- ley, F. Whittington, D. J. Jones, J. Jasper, E. Evans, W. Davies, G. San by, G. Crowe, J. Henley, and W. Jones. At the evening meeting, solos were rendered by Mrs WrigM, Jfries Lewis, Newtown, Miss Lucy Joaes, Miss Humphreys, and recitations given by Misses Parry and Hill. The chair was occupied by the Rev. J. Wright, and the duties of accompariit ably performed by Mr D. J. Jones. Everything passed off most successfully.

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