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BAZAAR AT LLANFYLLIN. Considerable expense has lately been incurred by the Committee of Management of the British Schools, Llanfyllin, on the renovation of and additions to the Schools. Additions were made to the building some six or seven years ago, and together with the im- provements which have been made in the necessary requirements of the Education Department, the expenditure has been much greater than the income. To meet the debt which has thus accumulated a bazaar has been organized, and no little trouble expended on it by diligent lady supporters and generous friends of the school. The proceedings were held in the upper chamber of the Town Hall, on Tuesday last. Under the management of Mr Gibbons, of the business house of Mr Robert Lloyd, Oswestry, the room assumed an oriental appearance, the stalls resembling the bazaars of the cities of the East. In the far corner of the room a Japanese pageda had been erected, and under its capacious awning Mr J. and Miss Lomax sold articles of Chinese ware, pictures, exquisite vases and etchings. The articles had been arranged in an attractive manner. Above each stall were bannerets and streamers hung in mid-air between the stalls. In the centre of the room refreshments were dispensed to the faint and famishing. On No. 2 stall there were host of useful knicknacks, ornaments, toys, photographs, and children's woollen clothing laid, and the wants of buyers were attended to by Mrs Ellis Roberts, Manor House, Mrs T. B. Jones, Paris Houee, Mrs Jones, Manchester Honse, Mrs Jones, West Lodge, Mrs Evans, Factory, Mrs Jones, The Green, Mies Jones, Manor House, Miss Watkins, The Bazaar, Mrs Jones. Glynie, and Miss Jones, Nantymeichiaid. No. 3 stall contained a profusion of articles, ornamental and useful, and prominent among others was an elegant musical box, which gave proof of its capabilities. This stall was in charge of Mrs and Misses Jones, Llwyn Oun, Miss Edwards, High-street, Mrs T. Aubrey Jones, Mrs William Ellis, Bradford House, Miss Richards, Bodlondeb, Mrs J. C. Jones, Eirianfa, Mra Bowen, Bank Place, Mrs J. P. Williams, Park View, Mrs Morgan, iios- Cottage, and Miss Humphreys, High- street. A variety of things appertaining to human comfort were to be found on stall 4, and dainty ornaments were offered for sale here by Mrs C. R. Jones, Bichie Place, Mrs Roger Edwards, Glanaber, Mrs Jones, Giandwr, Mrs Watkins, Bank Place, Mrs Jones, London House, Mrs Ellis, Now Inn, Miss Clara Williams, Council House, and Miss Batten, High-street. The right hand side of the room was chiefly occupied by a farmers' stall, on which were found fruit and vegetables of the most tempting kind. These were sold by Mrs Jones, Tyntwli, Mrs Owen, Rbykigog, Mrs Jones, Caeaugwynedd, Mrs Evans, Cefcgribiu, Mrs Davies, Pantybedw, Miss Roberts, Caeau, Mi"s Rogers, Gianrafon, and Miss Tudor, Aloelfroullwyd. fhe refreshment stall was under the care of Mra Wharton, Mrs Richard Pugh, Miss Jones, Boot Shop, Miss Thomas, Penybryn, Miss Jones, Tauyoryn, Miss S. A. Roberta, and Miss C. Edward- The MAYOR of Llanfyllin performed the opening ceremony, speaking in Welsh. He said be and others had beou afciid when they began that under- taking that they would not be able to eecure enough goods, but they no r saw that not only was there a sufficient store of articles of the best description, but the fear had come upon them that they had too many articles for the needs of the people (cheers). 'I he Committee were very thankful to the ladies and greatly indebted to them for the success of the undertaking. They bad spent their time, their money, and their strength in working for the bazaar, and had not in any way omitted anv expense to secure their purpose (cheers). The object of this work was a most worthy one. They could hardly have a better object for their work than the British School, which had afforded education to so many of themselves and their children. The Rchool had needed renovation, and they had spent X200 upon it, and this debt they were anxious to clear off. The school was made efficient, and with their master, whom they had had among them for so many years, they could look forward to the success which was prominent in the past (cheers). He was to intro- duce to them Mr Lomax, of Bodfach Hall, to open the proceedings (cheers). They all knew Mr Lomax and the interest he took in the welfare of the town. They remembered his efforts on behalf of the Eisteddfod, and the leading part he took in pro- moting its success (cheers). He had been most generous towards the schools, and had subscribed towards them. He had now taken the beautiful stall in the corner, and with his men had assisted them in their undertaking that day. He would call upon Mr Lomax to address them. Mr LOMAX, in declaring the bazaar open, said he was sorry that Mr Jones's speech was lost to him, and that he was unable to appreciate it. He was very glad to accord with the request of the Committee, when they asked him to declare the bazaar open (cheers). It gave him the utmost pleasure to work for the object they had in view, to clear away the debt on the school. One thing they ought to take a great interest in, and that was to render their schools as efficient as possible, and to aid in the education of their children (cheers). Mr JOHN JONES, in proposing a vote of thanks to Mr Lomax, said that in the presence of Mr Lomax it would be most distasteful to flatter him, but on behalf of the Committee he would express their most cordial and sincere thanks to him for the readiness with which he had responded to the appeal of the Committee (cheers). The Mayor had referred to the Eisteddfod and to the hearty ecergy with which Mr Lomax had thrown himself into that great under- taking—for to them it was a great undertaking. It was WJll for them to have a gentleman who, like Mr s, Lomax, possessed the means, the time, and the power to identify himself with their movements in the town and neighbonrhood-(eheers)-and the will to lead an useful life in their midst. The Mayor had also referred to his popularity, and he could assure Mr Lomax that by such means he would fcecure himself true popularity and the liking of the people (cheers). Ho proposed a hearty vote of thanks to Mr Lomax for his ready services to them that day (cheers). Mr ROBERT JONES, speaking in Welsh, said he had the pleasure to seoond the motion of thanks, which was carried with warm applause. Mr LOMAX, in reply, said he thanked them for the hearty way in which they had thanked him and for the warm welcome which they had given him (cheers). The sale of articles then progressed briskly until the close, and a largo number of articles were disposed of. During the intervals the company were entertained by the performances of a minstrel troupe of fame. These gentlemen, consisting of Messrs H. Davies (centreman). D. J. Price (bone.), E. R >gers, J. Bryan, W. Rees, A Thomas. R. Baglev, W. O. Davies, J. W. Edwards, J. T. Davies, J. H. Jones, M. D. Jones, C. Lee, and F. Lloyd gave a series of highly diverting entertainments. An art gallery, consisting of a large number of specimens of natural phenomena, artistic and other cariosities, was on view, and patronised by a large number throughout the day. This was under the charge of Mr Oldroyd, and Mr D. T. Davien, who impersonated Mr and Mr, Ally Sloper. The pianoforte was lent by Mr T. G. Humphreys. The room was visited by a large number, and during the evening was very crowded. The bazaar was continued Thursday and Saturday.