NEWTOWN. The death is announced ot Caroline Ada, daughter of Mr Richard Morris, smith, alter a long and painful illness. EVANGELISTIC SERVICES.—These services com- menced at the Wesleyan Chapel on Sunday last, conducted by Mr and Mrs Evans (sister to Gipsy Smith), and will continue throughout the week. In "the eveninir the cha.pel was crowded. LECTURE.—On Mondav 1-st at the Welsh Methodist I chapel, the Rev D. Lloyd-Jones, M. A., of Llandinam, I delivered one of his now famous lectures, on a popular scientific subject.. The subject on this occasion was the "sun." Mr T. Parry Jones occupied the chair. There was a good attendance u,n,i the lecture wat much enjoyed. "PRESENTATION TO THE REV. F. M. HAMILTON. — At a meeting of the committee held in the vestry of Sc. David's Church on Tuesday evening last, it was decided to present Mr Hamilton with a hand- Mmflly fitted travelling bag and an album containing a flllllist of the subscribers. The presentation is to take place in the Newtown National Schools on Thursday evening next, at 8-30, and all the sub- scribers are expected to attend. PRESENTATION.—Oa Monday evening, Mr W. ii. Pryce-Jones, on behalf of the members of the New- town Football Club, presented Mr C. C. Jones, of the Lion Hotel, with an English briar silver-mounted pipe, with amber mouthpiece. On the silver mount- ing was the following inscription: Presented to Mr U. C. Jones, by past and present players of the Newtown Football Club, on the occasion of his mar. riage, for his past services in connection with the Club."—Mr Jones replied in a few suitable remarks. OUTBREAK OF FIRE.—A fire broke out at the house and shop, known as" Bell Shop in the occupation of Mr John Farrell, Commeroia.1 Street, on Saturday night about six o'clock. Within a few minutes of the receipt of the call, the firemen had the hose reel out and at work. The fire originated in the chimney, a quantity of burning soot falling down into the top bedroom, setting light to a chest of drawers. Some little delay was caused owing to the firemen not been able to get at the seat of the fire, and it was only after climbing to the top of the roof and putting the branch down the chimney that the outbreak was extinguished. The damage done was not great, and was principally due to the water thrown on the flames. Two MUSICAL EVENINGS were given in the Victoria Hall on Thursday and Friday by the talented Flood-Porter lady quartette. The programmes in- cluded instrumental solos, duets, and quartettee, the instruments used being the flute, piccolo, violin, Icello, pianoforte, and mandolin. Vocal selections, voaume dances, and recitations were also given. Nearly every item (including the recitations) was encored, and the compliment was well deserved. It would be invidions to mention one of the quartette st,the expense of the others, but special mention must be made of the artistic performances of the violinoelloist. The entertainments were of a decidedly superior and elevating character. MTLFORD KOAD LITERARY SOCIETY.-The weekly meeting of this society was held on Wednesday last, when a very interesting and instructive lecture was given by the Rev T. E. Williams, Baptist minister. on National Education." The lecture was divided into three parts, viz: (1) Elementary, as taught in our Board and National Schools (2) Intermediate, as taught in our Grammar Schools (3) Higher Educa- tion, as taught in our Universities. The lecturer showed the advance that Universities had made -during the last ten or twelve years. Mr Hugh Da vies presided, and a vote of thanks was proposed by Mr Davies and seconded by Mr Richard Jones to the Rev T. E. Williams. There was a good attendance. PRESENTATIONS.—A very pleasing incident oc- curred at the New Church-street Board Schools on Friday afternoon, when the Misses McBurnie, on the occasion of their leaving, were presented by the teachers and scholars with several handsome presents. -In,tho girls' school the children had divided them- selves into two sections; the upper portion present- ing to Miss Mina McBurnie an elegant satchel, and the junior division a very pretty ink-stand. Miss .Annie Jane Watkin and Miss Cissie Edwards made the presentation for the senior girls, and Miss Anne -Gittins for the juniors. Miss Dolgarno, on behalf of -the teachers and scholars, expressed their regret at parting with such valued assistants, at the same time --presenting Miss McBurnie with a jewel-case. Miss •McBurnie suitably acknowledged the gifts. A similar programmetlwas carried out in the infants' school, where Miss Daisy McBurnie was the recipient of a handsome jewel-case, card-case, vase, and photo- frame. The Misses McBurnie carry with them the best wishes of all connected with the school. LECTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT.— On Thursday -evening, a lecture and entertainment was given in theoBaptisb Schoolroom. Mr Geo. Morgan occupied "the chair. The subject of the lecture was "The Island of Madeira," which was given by Mr T. Parry Jones, J.P. The Chairman, in his opening remarks, intimated that it was the intention to hold such meet- ings throughout the winter. He was very pleased to jee so -many present, but he saw a great many who ,did not, belong to the Band of Hope or the Girls' Social Union. Now he thought that if all those boya who were present would make up their minds to go to the Band of Hope and all the girls to the Social Union, it would be greatly to their benefit. The lecture, which was interesting as well as instructive, was then proceeded with, lantern views of the differ- ent places being thrown on the sheet by Mr Douglas. Previous to and at the conclusion of the lecture the Excelsior Glee Party rendered with excellent taate the Sailors' Chorus," Lutzow's Wild Chase," and The Comrades' Song of Hope." Mr John Pritchard ,gave a banjo solo, "Jenny Hales," and in reply to a loud enoore lIIang II 0, dem golden slippers." Miss Woolley and Miss Minnie Thomas contributed a solo each in a very,pleasing style. Mr S. Trenchard sang The Old Kentucky Home," with banjo accompani- onent, the Excelsior Glee Party taking up the chorus. At the conclusion Mr Doaglas threw a number of -hutnorona slides on the sheet, which caused the little ones much amassment. The usual votes of thanks -were passed, and the singing of the Welsh National Anthem concluded the proceedings.
MONTGOMERY. MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.-The second meeting of this society's winter session was held in Sresbyterian schoolroom, on Friday evening. Coun- cillor E. R. James presided, and there was an atten- dance of almost a hundred. A paper was read by Mr J. E. Tomley on Sports and Pastimes",and a discussion on that subject followed, in which the following joined—Miss Bailey, the Rev R. W. Lowry, Mr T. W. Owen, Mr A. Eaton, Mr Richard Evans, Mr T. Soley, Mr Carter, Mr R. Tomley, and the Rev J. Davies. Mr J. E. Tomley, at the conclusion, eemmed up the debate and a vote of thanks to him was proposed by the Chairman, seconded by the Rev. R. W. Lowry, and carried by acclamation, a similar -vote being also accorded to the Chairman. A-STBP FORWARDmeeting in connection with the re-opening of the Reading and Recreation Rooms, -convened by the Rector,and attended by most of tbe principal residents in theiown and district, was held at the rooms on Wednesday afternoon. Amongst those present were theiRev E. W. Brown (rector) presiding, the Rev R. W.,Lowry, Alderman N. W. f airless Humphreys, Counsillore E. R. James, T. Williams, and E. Williams; Messrs F. Langford, J. W. Jones, T. Soley, C. V. Davies, T. W. Owen, L. ,G.-iffitJao..ijtnr., and A.. Eaton. It was unanimously decided to open the rooms .-ko.nilrbt (Monday), and a -committee, of which the ^Rector is chairman, was chairman, was appointed. On the motion of Coun- cillor E. R. ijames, seconded .by the Rev E. Brown, Mr J. E. Tomley was elected secretary, and it was 4ecided to ask Mr W. P. liaishall, chemist, to officiate as treasurer. A LENDING LIBRARY has also been opened by the Sector, in the Pteer-stion rommes. This is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and the rates of subscrip- tion are extremely low. We tmat thetefore that the prqjeet will reeeive the support which it richly deserves. FUNERAL OF MISS LETTME tE- WATKINS. After the ustooked-for death of Miss L. G. Watkin, who was universally respected, and whose loss is deplored by a large circle of friends, it was only to be expected that a gmqffc number would assemble to pay the last token of respect to oce who was se well known sad beloved. The funeral took place on Wednesday ,1&8\ and amongst those who sent wreø or attended were: Mrs Watkin, sister, brother, and cousin Mr Tom Watkin, Mr and Mrs T. Jukes, London; Mr H. Jukes, Lqjadon; Miss Jukes. London; Mr A. Jukes, Birmingham; Kr and Mrs Poole, Birmingham; Miss Aldridge, Lon- don: Mr and Mrs Carry, London; Miss Annie Price, Waisall; Mr Maurice More Lloyd, Mr Murphy, Caerlach Mr C. A. Lloyd Jones, Shrews- bury; Mr Henry Smith, Shrewsbury; Mr Dean Dawson, Newtown Mr and Mrs R. Jones, Compton House Mr Joban E. Thistle, tfr and Mrs Vav&han, Siglyn Mr and Mrs A. Vaugian, Mr and Mrs J1. T. Harris; Mrs Davies and Miss Bailey, Castle-street; Masters T. and Bertie Davies, Castle-street; Mr and Mrs Henry Jones, Sutton MrC P. Davies, Mc C. B. Williams, Mr T. Williams, Stalloe; Mr James Davies, Hendomen; Mr F. Marshall, Mr Frank Langford, Co-irt Calmore; Mrs Daaries, Shrewsbury; Mr E. Lewis. Mrs E. Pryce, Mrs Moyston, Mr and Mrs S. Withen. Mairk Houae; Mrs Davies, Mrs Harris, Mrs W. P. Marshall, Post Office; Mr C. C. Jones, Lion Hotel, Newtown; Mise XAvill, Rook House; Mr and Mrs Pryce, Mrs Ashton, Mr Vaulche, Chester; Mrs Ward, Lymoces Mr Jones. The Gar- dens, Lymore; Mr and Mrs Bailey, Whitley; Mr E. R. James, Mr and Mrs j). Lewis, Bank Mr and Mrs Brighouae, Mr Stephen Davies. The coffin, which was ot oak, with solid brau mountings, was supplied by Mr G. H Evans, and the whole of the arrangements were carried out in a most admirable jPiuiaer by Mr flwbaid Jonee, of Cromptoo House. t
WELSHPOOL. ] The curacy of Welshpool, vacant by the removal of the Rev J. P. Lewis to the vicarage of Conway, has been off-red to the Rev D. Stephens, curate of I St. Catherine's, Old Colwyn. In our report of the Primrose.League entertainment | (which appears on page 6) the name of Miss Francis, Pheasant inn, was omitted, who sang in excellent i style Land of my Fathers," in full Welsh costume. AMATEUR MINSTRELS.—At a meeting ot tms troupe at the Coffee House it was decided to con- tinue th practices throughout the winter, with Mr C. H. Jones as conductor and Mr W. Humphreys as hOll, sec. VISITATION AND CONFIRMATION.—The Right ReT Monsignor Carroll, the newly consecrated Coad- jutor Bishop of Shrewsbury, made his first visitation and administered confirmation on Sunday at the Catholic Church. THE FAIR.—There was an average supply of stock on Monday, but the buoyant tone of last fair calls were not so pronounced. 6tores were steady. Pfitue beef and mutton sold well, also store pigs, but of course cart pigs were lower, the time of year telUng. TEMPERANCE SUNDAY.—A public meeting was held yesterday (Sunday,) in the Assembly Room, presided over by Mr George Macqueen. Addresses were given by Rev F. H. Hawkins, M.A.. Rev J. Idrisyn Jones. Rev W. G. Dawson, Rev J. H. Davies, Aberystwith, Mr David Pryce, Gaerfawr, and others. Saiikeys' hymns were sung. Mr A. Jones presided at the harmonium. THE PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH.—On Thursday evening the Rev J. Wright gave an inter- esting lecture oa "Ten Years' Experience in the Australian Colonies. Alderman T. R. Morris pre- sided, and at the close of the lecture expressed bis great pleasure as an old colonist at the entertain- ment and information given in the address. A good audience was present, and frequently applauded during the delivery of the lecture. A vote of thanks to the Chairman for his services and the customary Benediction terminated the proceedings. THE BRITISH SCHOOL.—The managers of the British School met on Friday evening, to take into consideration the proposed closing of the school. Discussion ensued, and it was ultimately proposed by the Rev Idrisyn Jones, seconded by Mr Wm. Jones, Church-street, that a request be sent to the Mayor, asking him to call a public conference, to take into consideration what shall be done in regard to the future of the British School. On being put to the meeting the resolution was earned unanimously, and a sub-committee appointed with instructions to draw up a statement to be submitted to the conference. By making an appeal to the public, it is confidently hoped to be able to carry on the school, and this is the feeling of the majority of the managers. PENNY BANKS.—The auditors (MossrsF. Roper and G. Evans) have just issued their report on the Welshpool National Schools Penny Bank. Each school has a separate account on the Welshpool Savings Bank, and the scheme from the commence- ment has worked very successfully. The report shows-Boys School: Number ot receipts, 581; num- ber of depositors, 53 balance due to same 15 Sit 7d. GirU* receipts, 981; depositors, 66; balance due, £ 24 19. Id. Christ Church: Receipts, 939; deposi- tors, 41; balance due, J615 6s lid. Gungrog: receipts, 734; depositors, 45; balance due, JJ10 10s. The auditors (Messrs F. Roper and J. Evans) add that the total number of transactions during the year was 3,342, which gives some idea of the labour involved, and thanks are due to the school teachers and officials for the work they have performed. CHRIST CHURCH INFANT SCHOOL.—The school managers and a few friends have presented Mrs Swan, on the occasion of her marriage, with a hand- some tea service of Queen Anne pattern in recognition of her valued services at the Gungrog infant sohool. Since Mrs Swan has had charge of this sohool she has always attained the excellent" merit grant. The presentation took place on Monday, when the Rev. Grimaldi Davies said it gave him very great pleasure to present that testimonial to Mrs Swan, on behalf of the managers and a few friends. He trusted that she would have health and strength to continue her work at Christ Church, and hoped she would accept the presentation, not for its intrinsic value, but for the good feeling which they entertained towards her. The Revs LIew. Jones and F. H. Hawkins cordially endorsed what had been said, and the proceedings terminated with eome-songs by the children. The service was supplied by Messrs Robinson, jewellers, Broad-street.
SHOCKING DEATH AT CAERSWS WORKHOUSE. On Thursday morning a rather mysterious death occurred at the Caersws Workhouse. It appears that a man named Richard Mahoney, a tramping labourer, aged t>8, was admitted on Tuesday night. He left on Wednesday morning, but returned at night, suffering from severe pains in the stomach. He was taken into the house put to bed, and given medicine by the Doctor, who had been sent for. He was left eating his breakfast on Thursday morning, and when an old inmate went to clean the ward he found the deceased lying with his head on the hob of the fire-grate, and his shoulder on the bars. The de- ceased evidently had got up and taken off his shirt for some purpose or other, and then fallen on to the fire, for it was impossible for him to have fallen out of bed on the fire, as the bed is about four or five feet off. On Saturday morning Mr Richard Williams, coroner, and a jury, of whom Mr D. K. Thomas was foreman, held an inquest on deceased at the Union, when the following evidence was taken. Mr A. R. Breese, master of the house, said that the deceased was admitted as a casual pauper at ten minutes past seven on Tuesday evening, giving the name of Richard Mahoney, and stating that he was a labourer, and 68 years of age. He had recognised the deceased as having been there before. He had been in the house on Tuesday night, and took his discharge on Wednesday morning, but made no com- plaint of being ill. When he came in on Wednesday evening he complained of great pain in the stomach. The Doctor was sent for and he attended him, leav- ing him medicine. He was removed to the receiving ward, and put in bed. Witness, with the assistance of the nurse, placed a poultice on his stomach, and gave him the medicine. He Saw the deceased at live o'clock the next morning, when he gave him another dose of medi- cine. He complained of being cold. That was the last time witness saw him alive. There was a guardin front of the fire but it was not securtly fastened. At 8-10 on Thursday morn. ing he went to the receiving ward on hearing Charles Evans calling, and found the deceased lying naked on the tloor, aad quite dead, within a foot of the grate. He was so near the fire that his left shoulder was smoking. Witness re- moved him and sent Evans for the doctor who emme.-By a Juryman What did he receive -to eat on Wednesday morn- ing ? He received the regulation amount of eight ounces of bread. On coming in at night he had some gruel.—By a Juryman The fire was reimwefl about a foot from the fire. —John Evans, taskmaster, deposed that he pnt Richard Mahoney in bed on Wednesday night. He did not complaiu of any particular pain, but groaned a great deal. He saw him after the Doctor left, and made a fire and put the guard on, but did not lock it. About 7-45 on,the next morning he made up the fire, but did aot put the guard on. Witness left deceased eating his breakfast. MttUNi flHH Charles Evans, inmate of the Workhouse, said that a little .after eight on Thursday morning he received instructions from the Master to go and clean the ward where the deceased was. When he went in he found a man lying on the floor with his head on the hob of the grate, and his left shoulder against the bars burning, He seemed to be quite dead. Witness at once removed him from the tire, and laid him on the floor. He never made a noise, or gave any sign of life. The fire guard was on one side, about half-a-yard from the fire. When witness found the deceased his clothes were lying feacide the bed.—Dr Campbell, medical officer of the Work- ho'ise, deposed that on Wednesday he was called to see the deceased about nine o'clock. He was complaining of severe pain in the bowels, which he said had «ame on on the fore- pain in the bowels, which he said had oame on on the fore- nootl of that day, and had become werse towards evening. He was vomiting, but there was evidently nothing in his øh to come up, and witness came to the conclusion that he was.suffering from diarrhoea, which was caused by his having, eaten some indigestible substance. Witness ordered a hot pwltice to be administered to his stomach and gave Mr Breese some jnedicine to give him. He tkenjeft him, for the I ni%,ht, aud was flailed about 8-30 next morning, and found him lying .en. the floor dead. He was still warm, .and had probably lbeen dead about half an hour. Witness then observed that he had been badly burned on the left shoulder and neck, and also that there were two bruises ou the left temple and side. On inquiry he was told that the deceased said he was better about eight o'clock on the previous night. About eis. hours after death witness made a post-mortem examination, and found that he was a very badly-nourished man, and looked starved for want of food. He examined the burn on the shoulder, and came to the conclusion that -it was caused after death. He examined all the organs at the body, and found that the heart was in a diseased condition anci ;somewhat enlarged, and one of the important valves of tJaø eart was diseased, the lungs were in a healthy condition, fcut showed traces of old disease. bnt nothing recent. The liver and kidneys were fairly healthy, but the stomach was almost empty, and ,the bowels were also empty, but distended with wind. There were no signs of any acute disease of the bowels, but there were signs of very old inflammation of one rtaftheboweli;. He examined the brain, and found it per- fectly Wealthy. He attributed death, aensidering the state of his heart, due to an attack of syncope, and was not attri- butable directly to the buriis, bnt possihiy the shock from burning might have prevented him reoovering from an attack of *yncope or fainting. The Coroner, in summing up, said that wfcen an accident ,of this kind faappened in a public institution strict inquiries were always made to see whether death was to be attributed to accident, or whether anyone was to blame. In order to see whether the burns had any effeeton death he had ordered the doctor to make a post-irwrtem examination on the body of the deceased, aud they could see from the doctor's evi- dence that death was not directly due to the burns, but to syn. cope or failure of the heart's action, brought about by the feeble and impoverished condition of the man. He was evi- veris dently in the last stages of weakness before he came in the workhouse. BM ■ —- A verdict that death was due to syncope or failure of the action of the heart" was returned, and the jury added a rider to the effect that more care should be taken in future iq locking the guards before gw fte.
I LOCAL POLICE COURTS. KNIGHTON.—THUESDAS-. Before Messrs H. M. Evans and E. Weyman. SOLICITING ALats.-David Davies, a vagrant (who did no', appear), for soliciting alms at Knighton on the 20th, October was sentenced to 7 days' imprison. ment. KEEPING A DOG WITHOUT A LICENCE.—-WM. Alfred Stanway, veterinary surgeon, Milebrook, was charged by the Inland Revenue authorities with this offence. It was admitted, and defendant was fined 7s 6d and costs. SCHOOL CASES.—John Burgee, Cwm, was fined 5s. for negleeting to send his child regularly to school. CHIMNRY ON Fip.F,Messrs C. and R. Davies, Bridge-street, had to pay a fine and costs amounting to 6i1 6d for allowing their chimney to go on fire. DRUNKENNESS.—William Davies, Carcot, for being drunk whita in charge of a horse on the 9th of October at Knighton, was fined 28 6d and costs. Edward Davis, Kunnis, and Edward Wellings, Knigh- ton, were each fined Is and costs for being drank and disorderly. BAD LANGUAGE.—Hannah Rollings, Market-str et at the instance of a summons taken out against her by her daughter-in-law, Mary Ann Lowe, had to pay a fine of Is and costs for using bad language towards complaintant. BRUTAL ASSAULS.-Thomas Price, Whitewalls, Prestign, was charged by John Jackson, a drover, with having assaulted him on 9th November. From the evidence it appeared that both complainant and defendant were taking some stock ont of town. The complainant, in trying to stop defendant's stock get- ting mixed with his, defendant hit him on the back and head with a stick he had to go to the doctor. Two witnesses corroborated complainant's statement The chairman said defendant had been guilty of a brutal assault. He would have to pay the doctor's bill and a fine of 10s. and costs, amounting altogether to .£1 19s. NE WTO WN,—FKIDAY. Before R. Lloyd (Chairman) and Hugh Lewis, Esqrs. | NOT EOND OF WORK.—John Force, Thomas Millar, and Fred Clark, tramps, were brought up in custody, and charged with running away from Oaersws Workous > Without doing their allotted task. -John Evans, taskmaster at the Union, stated that the defendants were admitted into the Union on the night of the 22n 1 November. He was taking them as usual on the following morning to the pump house, and, as crossing the road, the three bolted. They were apprehended at Llanidloes.—Defendant Force said that they went th previous night te the Uuion they were wet through, and were refused any fire to dry their clothes. They were sent to a room to sleep which had a kylight open, and in the morning when he awoke the blankets that he had over him was frozen. He had been ill ever since.—John Etans contradicted tb is statement, and the defendants were sentenced to seven days' hard labour. WELSI! POOL, -TuFSI)AY. Before E. 0. Jones, Esq. (mayor), D. P. Owen, Esq., W. Rogers, Esq., and Colonel Twyford. DRUNK AND REFUSING TO QUIT.—William Hol. loway paintor, Whittington Passage, was charged by P.C. Reese with being drunk at the Pheasant Inn, High-street, and refusing to quit on November 1.— Fined 10s. including costs. DRUNK AND DISORDERLY.—Robert Edwards, Pentrellivior, Berriew, hawker, was charged by P.C. Reese with being drunk and disorderly.—Fined 15s. including c sts. THE LATJI: Mr. ABRAHAM HOWELL.-The Mayor, addressing the general public, said he thought they would realise, as the Brnch did, the great lose the neighbourhood had sustained through the death of Mr Abraham Howell. He need hardly mention to them the great length of time the late Mr Howell was connected with Welshpool, aT;d how very effi. ciently he discharged his duties in different capaci- ties. Mr Howell had left a permanent memorial of his kind feelings to the Corporation in the handsome present of Mayoral robes and the chain of office which he made to them. He was sure they all felt that he would be very much missed amongst them. His long life and active conduct in thp different de- partments of his profession and in connection with different matters connected with Welshpool entitled, him to one of the foremost places in the affection and esteem of the inhabitants. He would now propose a vote of condolence with the bereaved family.- Mr D. P. Oyen said that Voltaire had said that words were given to men to enable them to disguise their thoughts, bat he should only be pleased that morning if woids were given to him to express his thoughts. Since his childhood ho had known Mr Howell, who succeeded his father in the Mayorality. As regarded himself being Mayor, he could speak without the slightest hesitation of the great assist- ance Mr Howell had rendered him during his term of office, and of the warmest interest he had always taken in the town of his adoption. The Mayor had referred to the handsome present to the Corporation, and he thought there was no harm in relating to them the circumstances under which it was given. Mr Howell told him (Mr Owen) when he was retiring from the Corporation that he should also like to mark his feelings of respect and regard for that body, either by their coming to Rhiewport and having dinner with him, or by his giving them Mayoral robes and a chain of office. He (Mr Owen) told him that his kindness was excessive, but that a dinner ate was a dinner forgot, but the robes and chain of office would be a perpetual remembrance of him. Mr Howell nicely received the suggestion, hence they now had a lasting memorial of his worth. It was a melancholy pleasure on his part, having been intimately connected with Mr Howell in public and private maltai-s, to have to second the vote of condolence with Mr Howell's family. Mr W. Rogers said he could not allow the vote to be passed witnout adding a few words. He was sore he quite sympathised with Mr Howell's family in their bereavement, and he could fully concur with all tbat had keen previou-ly said. In Mr Abraham Howell they had lost a very sincere friend, one who was al- ways first and foremost in everything appertaining to the interests of Welshpool, and one who was ready at all times to assist them. He had been personally acquainted with him for the last thirty five years, and he could testify to the sincere desire he had for the welfare of Welahpool. The motion was then agreed to. LLANFAIR CA.EREINION,—SATURDAY. Before Rev Samuel Reed, Thomst4 Watkins, and Thomas J. Hounsfield, Esq. Deputy C.C. Crowden was also present. THE LATE MR A. HOWELL,-On the motion of the Chairman, a vote of condolemee with the Clerk (Mr C. E. Howell) and the family of the late Mr A. Howell was passed.—Mr Hounsfield endorsed the Chairman's remarks, and Mr Woosnam spoke on behalf of the solicitors.—Mr Howell thanked the Bench and Mr Woosnam for their kind remarks. STRAYING.—For allowing two horses and two donkeys to stray on September 13th, near Cann Office, Patsey Manning, charged by P.C. Davies, was tined 15* including costs. Defendant did not appear. —P.S. Poole withdrew the charge against G. Astley for allowing his calf to stray on October 31st, as de- fendant's wife was the owner. TECHNICAL ASSAULT.-Thomas Ingram, Panty- crai, Llanerfyl, charged Humphrey Gittins, Tygwyn, with assaulting him, by taking hold of his arm and trying to get complainant to turn back, as there was no footpath through that field (defendant's). Mr R. M. Jervis defended.—Case adjourned for further evi. dence as to title. FisHiNG.-Robart Copeland, Llangyniew, river watcher, charged William Morris, Topyllan, Llanfair, with having in his possession two samlets on Sept. 29.—Mr M. Woosnam defended.—The Bench let off the defendant with a caution.
TREGYNON. MARRIAGE OF Miss BowaN.-The friends con- nected with the Wesleyan chapel could not let this event pass without making rome slight token of their appreciation of the valuable and faithful services rendered by Miss Bowen. The presentation took the form of a very beautiful family bible, which was presented at the close of the afternoon service on Sunday, November 12th, by Mr C. J. Newell, Newtown.
CARNO. MEDICAL SUCCESS.—As the result of an examin. atios held at the end of last summer session amongst tho students of St. Mary's Hospital, London, we are pleased to leatn that Mr Joseph Ashton, of Carno, was awarded the prize in Medical J urisprudence and Toxicology. He was also bracketted equal with another competitor for the prize in Midwifery and Diseases of Women. CHURCA EXTENSION.—In our report last week of the opening ceremony in connection with the Parish Church Extension Improvements at the above place we inadvertently stated that the guests adjourned for lunch to the Vicarage, whereas the adjournment was made to the Paroehial Room. LITERARY. A literary meeting was held at Creigfryn Chapel on Tuesday, when the Rev. J. A. Hughes took the chair. In the competition speech for ohildren, subject, the "Sun," the prize was divided between John Pugh and Rd. Morgan. Wm. Wiiliams and David Pugh divided the prize for answering six questions on Daniel, and David Jones, Francis Jerman, John Williams, and Thomas Matthews sang. The chief part of the proceedings was the acting of the Welsh drama, Trial Die Shon Dafydd," the characters being admirably imper- sonated by Francis Jerman, David Jones, William Williams, John Jeroaan, Richard Jones, J. Williams, John Matthaw, Theuias Matthews, Thos, Hughes, Edward Evans and Evan Richards. The Cwmllwyd party (conducted by Mr John Jerman), sang Glory to God," and brought the meeting to » CIOM,
The letters of Nemo, N" phan", Looker-on, andl Do your Duty will appear next week. I ASYLUM LIFE. To the Bdibor of the Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. I Sir,—I owe an ecology to the public of Newtown and neighbourhood for not performing my promise of deliveting a lecture on Asylum Life," as adver- tised in your advertising celumns. The reason may be known to yourself and a few more of the good people of Newtown. It has proceeded from a malady known to the faculty as angusta resdomi, vulgo want of cash." It was intimated to me that a person aspiring to address an audience at the Public Rooms must be prepared to pay "in advance," the sums amounting in the aggregate to X2; and this, I am sorry to say, I was not prepared to do, neither was I fortunate enough to possess a friend who would be disposed to help me out of the difficulty. You, sir, will be able to recall a sentence in the Latin Delectus, Donee eris felix, multos numerabis amicos. As you, Mr Editor, have come more recently from under the dispensation of the pedagogue's birch rod. I I leave you to supply, as a foot-note, the remaining | line of the hexameter and pentameter lines. I will conclude by saying that I am almost reduced to the position of that gentleman who is thus described :— Vacuus viator coram latrone cantat, but, Deo volente, I will, very soon, perform my promise to the good peo- ple of Newtown and neighbourhood. I have to thank you, Mr Editor, for your kind offer of co-operation in inaugurating the series of lectureit which I am about delivering.—I am, sir, yours very truly, EVAN JENKINS. The Rectory, Manafon, Nov. 16th, 1893. [As all of our readers are exceptionally intelligent, I it is unnecessary to supply the deficencies of the rev. gentleman.—Ed.] CUSTODY OF THE "PARISH MAP." To the Editor of the Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. Sir,—In the Coanty Council debate on this subject you report the Vice-Chairman to have said-u They (the clergy) were doubtless very immaculate people —(load laughter)—but they had a knack of putting one off when the map was required for examination, or it was not convenient, and they soon got put out (laughter). They (the clergy) charge enormous (loud laughter). They have so much for every year until they make it come up to the value of the tithe itself (renewed laughter). I know it from experience They are worse than a lawyer (further laughter)." These remarks were uttered either in jest or in earnest. If in jest, the garb of a clown would suit his next appearance and enhance the mirth of the Council. But if he intended to speak seriously, I chal- lenge him to substantiate the sweeping accusations against the clergy as a body. He first charges us wit.h intentional obstruction of the inspection of the tithe map by the laity; and, secondly, with exacting exorbitant fees equal in value to the tit3e itsalf. The exquisita taste of making these statements where no rapacious or rude parson was present to contradict them, harmonises with his gentlemanly demeanour. I am sure that the clergy never treat the laity un- courteously when applied to with the civility gener- ally accorded; while instances might be cited of fre- quent inspection of the maps free of charge when requested for matters of curiosity. His second accu- sation of enormous charge for examination is an obvious absurdity. In what manner the ordinary and reasonable fee of half-a-crown can be multiplied so as to equal the tithe itself, I leave to the extra- ordhnry arithmetic of the Vice-Chairman. Allow me to say that the parish map and tithe apportion. ment were made, when the commutation of the tithes took place. They are simply a delineation of the lands subject to the rent-charge, and were not made for any other purpose. They constitute the only I legal security for the property of the tithe-owner, and, therefore, he has as much right to their custody as the Vice-Chairman has to the deeds which secure to him his private property. Surely, under these circumstances, the laity ought not to wince if half-a- crown is demanded for satisfying them on some pri- vate purpose. Moreover, in several parishes, as in Kerry, the map is kept by the parish clerk as a matter of convenience, and he (not the parson) re- ceives the fee. But any stick will do to beat a dog with," thinks the Vioe-Chairman, and he libels with indiscrimination in order to provoke the mer- riment of a public meeting at the expense of the clergy. With such rubbish is the valuable time of the Council consumed!—I am, Sir, your obedient ser- vant, OWEN A. NARES. Kerry, Montgomeryshire, Nov. 22, 1893. DANCING CLASSES IN WELSHPOOL. To the Editor of the Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. Sir.—Recently a dancing class has been formed here by certain parties connected with trade, which they were fully justified in doing, but unfortunately a most uncalled for invective has been indulged in prohibiting shop assistants of the town from being eligible as members, and these unnecessary reflections have been made by certain individuals who, had they reflected, would have perceived were made with the worst possible bad taste. Happily the assistants have their own class thoroughly established, And had no desire to amalga- mate, knowing that it has flourished owing to the efficiency of its members, and at their recent "Cinderella" invited the former to attend, which most of them did, and appeared to enjoy themselves. This supposed select class also gave a "Cinderella" last week, but completely ignored the assistants, so much so that one or two supercilious, but not over intellectual, members of the committee tonderel their resignations forthwith, should the invitations be extended, although they had previously accepted the invitations of the other class. Whatever may be said about this absurd invidious distinction. which may inevitably prove antagonistic to that generous and kindly feeling which should now prevail more than ever in these times of general depression, the town assistants, mostly speaking, have the gratification of knowing that they are the sons and daughters of respectable farmers and trades- men ,who have always paid their way. Thanking you in anticipation of inserting this,-I remain, yours, &c., AN ASSISTANT. Welshpool, Nov. 24th, 1893. THE USE OF WINE AT THE HOLY COMMUNION. To the Editor of the Montgomeryshire Express and Radnor Times. Sir,—I should like to say a few words on the two letters of last week concerning myself. To "Anxious Inquirer" I can only say I regret I expressed myself so badly. I meant that, putting aside as it were any Church feeling I might have, I spoke as a simple reader of the bible might do whose only object was to arrive at the truth. Need I say I hold firmly that Church doctrine is bible truth. As to Protestant," am I to understand from him that there are two words for wine in the Hebrew or Greek Scriptures, one which invariably signifies a non-intoxicating drink, and the other an intoxicating one? If so, would he kindly name them ? Am I also to understand that where St. Paul says in I Cor. xi, 21, "and another is drunken," he refers solely to the sin of gluttony, and not of drunkenness." He says that the majority of commentators state this. If so I am unfortunate in possessing none of their com- mentaries, though I am aware some do say something of the kind-but wh.) r-Truly your5), E. A. FISHBOURNE. 25th Nov., 1893,
The Burial Board of Nuneaton, having made an addition to the oemetery, applied to the Bishop of Worcester to consecrate it. He declined, but ex- Eressed his willingness to dedicate which would ave established a precedent in the case of oeme- teries provided the Burial Acts, as distinct from those formed under" Marten's Act." Under pres- sure from the Chairman of the Board, however, the Bishop was induced to give way so far as to agree that his Suffragan (Bishop Mitchinson) should per. form the consecration rite. BIRMINGHAM CATTLE AND POULTRY SHOW-- The entries for this show, which opened on Satur- d.%Y, are as folloW8 :-183 cattle, 58 sheep, 101 pigs, 270 roots, corn, fruit, and potatoes, 3,b27 poultry, eggs, and pigeons total, 4,241. The entries are particularly strong in the cross bred and butchers' classes, and Her Majesty the Queen is again a large exhibitor. Sheep and pigs each show an increase. Altogether the prospect looked well for a successful show. SHREWSBURY CORN MAAKET, SATURDAY.—The weather of the past week has been seasonable, and good progress has been made with out-door work.— Wheat has met with a quiet trade, and former prices have been barely supported. Fine barley has remained unchanged in value, but common qualities have been dull at lower rates. Oats have been steady. No change has taken place in flour.- A good demand has been experienced for offals, and millers have been firm in their demands. Our market here to-day was thinly attended, and with a bad light business was restricted.—Quotations.— White wheat 4s 2d to 49 4d per 751bs red wheat 4s Od to 43 2d per 75lbs; barley 4a 3d to 5s 3d per 701bs oats 1211 6d to 15s Od per 2251bs; peas 12s 6d to 13. 6d per 2251bs; beans 1511 Od to 16. 6d per 2401bl.- W. L. Brotmc qnd Ce't Circular.
LLANIDLOES. NOVEMBER FAIR.—This fair was held on Saturday last. The supply of stock was good, a large number of buyers attended. The amount of business done was very considerable, and the general expression of the farmers was that it was the best fair held for the last six months. DEBATING SOCIETY.—The Rev Maurice Griffiths presided over the weekly meeting of this society on Friday. An interesting paper was read by Mr W. T. Williams on Great Young Men," which was much appreciated. Dr Lloyd answered his question Which are the stronger, English or Welshmen," in favour of Welshmen. Mr J. F. Jones answered the question Are you in favour of establishing a Criminal Court of Appeal," in the affirmative. This question created a spirited discussion, and it was decided to re-open it at the next meeting. CONCERT.—On Wednesday evening a concert in aid of the Congregational Chapel, Glanhafren, was given, when Mr J. D. Davies, Dolenog, presided, and during the evening gave a pleasant address. Songs were given by the Misses S. E. Edwards, Katie Wood, P. Edwards, Messrs R. Davies, D. Davies, J. Morgan, Gomer Jones, Tom Phillips, W. George, E. Jenkins, S. Breeze, J. Ellis, Tom Morgan, -Phillips, Arcade, John Jones, and the Llanidloes Male Voice Party. Miss Jarman, Messrs Llewelyn and R. Jarman, Rees and Owen took part in dialogues. Mr W. Mills accompanied. Votes of thanks were aceorded the Chairman and the artistes. TEMPERANCE CONCERT.—On Saturday evening week, a very pleasant meeting consisting of temper- ance addresses, songs, and recitations, was held under the auspices of the North Wales Women's Temper- ance Association at the Public Rooms. The Rev. A. C. Pearce presided, and gave an interesting address. The programme was rendered in a creditable manner, Miss L. Jones, Gorn View, acting as accompanist with her usual efficiency, and the performers were Miss Eva Rogers, Miss E. J. Davies, Miss Edith Hughes, Misses Pollie Morgan and Cissy Mills, Miss Agnes Pryce, Miss M. J. Evans, Miss F. Jerman. Addresses were also delivered by the Revs. J. Griffiths. Maurice Griffiths. M.A.. and T. L. Martin. DEATH.-The funeral of Miss Mary Jane Rees, eldest daughter of Mr David Rees, chemist, who died on Monday, at the premature age of 18, took place on Thursday. Miss Rees had been ill for some weeks, and the news of her 'death will be received with regret, while great sympathy is felt for Mr Rees in his sad bereavement. Deceased was a member of the Welsh Wesleyan Chapel, and was intimately associated with the Bible Class and Sunday School. The ceremony took place in the Caerau Cemetery, and was largely attended. The burial service was impressively read by the Rev A. C, Pearce and Jacob Pritchard, and Mr J. Griffiths, Llangurig. The coffin was of polished oak with silver fittings, ana bore the inscription, Mary Jane Rees, died November 20th, 1893, aged 18 years." The mournets were Mr David Rees (father) and family; Mr and Mrs Richard Williams and family. Liverpool House; Mr Richard Rees and Mr Edward Rees, Machynlleth Mr Wm. Rees, Dovey Hotel, Mr Evau Rees, Gwastadcoed; Miss Sybil Meredith, and Mr and Mrs Lewis Evans, Llangurig. Wreaths were sent by the Family, Mr R. and Mrs Williams, Liverpool House, Mr Alfred Williams, Carnarvon, Mr H. ap Sarah, Hereford, Miss Sybil Meredith, Rev D. and Mrs Jones, Tref- eglwys, Misses Hamer, China-street, Mrs Daniel Davies, Pias-yn-are, Mr A. J. Morris, Mr and Mrs James, Smithfield, Mrs Beedle, Mrs S. Davies, Great Oak-street, Mr and Mrs James, saddler, Mrs Williams, Fedw, Mrs James, Smithfield, Mr G. Kiu- sey, Misses L. and M. Morris, Crybine, Miss M. C. Trevor Jones, Trade Hall, Miss K. L. B. Williams, Aberynant, from the Members of the Bible Class, Teachers and Scholars of the Wesleyan Sunday School. SUNDAY SCHOOL DISTRICT MEETING.-The bi- monthly meeting of the Sunday Schools in the Llanidloes District belonging to the Calvinistic Methodist Connexion was held on Sunday at the Bethel Street Chapel. The examiner was the Rev. Maurice Griffiths, M.A. The adults were examined at the morning service in the 12th chapter of Romans and the junior classes in the afternoon. There was a good attendance, and the answering was prompt and general, and gave considerable satisfaction. At the close of the morning service a delegates' meeting was held. There was a full attendance of repre- sentatives from the other schools, and after the minutes of the previous meeting were read by the h n. sec. (Mr Owen Mills), the reports were received and read, showing that the schools were in a healthy condition. Attention was called to thn Literary Meeting to be hold on Christmas Day, and it was passed that the schools should be made acquainted and reminded of the necessity of everv one doing their duty in order that it might be successful. The next meeting is to be held at China Street Chapel, the last Sunday in January when the Rev. Elias Jones, Newtown, is to be the examiner.
DOLAU. BAPTIST CHAPEL.—A mission was held during the past week at the above chapel by the Revs H. Skinner, Presteign, and W. D. Young, pastor. The meetings were well attended and much good was done.
GARTHMYL. MR GEORGE HICKS, the treasurer of Piovidence chapel, has paid to the Treasurer of the Montgomery- shire Infirmary the sum of Five Pounds, the proceeds of the recent concert. Who will fallow this excellent example ?
LLANFAIR CAEREINION. PI&ZACHING. -Preaching meetings were held on Thursday evening and Friday, in connection with the Lower Montgomeryshire Monthly meeting held at Moriah chapel. The preachers were Revs. D. Lloyd. Jones, M.A., Llandinam; J. Puleston Jones, M.A. Bangor; John Williams, B.A., Dolgelly E. Griffiths' Meifod and 0, Lloyd Owen, Cymdu. The congre- gations were larger than usual, the chapels being crowded and the sermons were very powerful and convincing. Collections were made during the service.
KERRY. THE MARRIAGE OF MISS NARBS.—In connection with the approaching marriage of Miss Nares, daughter of the Rev. O. A. Nares, vicar of Kerry, the choir of the church, numbering about twenty five, together with several friends, were entertained by the Rev. and Mrs. Nares to tea, on Thursday evoning. The repast was provided in the Reading Room, and subsequently the guests sat down to supper at the New Ion, when the catering of Mr. and Mrs. Pugh, the new tenants was satisfactory. The proceedings were rendered further enjoyable with anc* muai°' Mrs. Macrone, of Newtown, skillfully performing on the Diano. Every good wish was expressed that Miss Nares and her future husband might enjoy a long life of much happiness.
MACHYNLLETH. FREE CONCERT.—In connection with the concerts organised by the Marchioness (D) of Londonderry, an entertainment was given in Vane Hall on Satur- day week, when there was a good attendance. The programme was contributed to by Mrs Lascelles, Mrs Edmunds, Miss Jones, Dr A. O. Davies, Messrs R. Gillart, E. Gillart, R. Howell, J. Lewis and G. Clayton. DEATH OF MRS BEEtESIFORD.-We regret to an- nounce the death of this lady, which took place at Dolguog, on Saturday morning week. The deceased had lately coue to reside here with her son-in-law, Mr Kenyan. She was the mother of the present Judge Beresford, late of Mid-Wales Circuit. The funeral, which was private, took place at Nuneaton on Tuesday. Mr J. O. Williams was the undertaker. THE WATER SUPPLY.—A meeting of the parochial committee was held on Tuesday, at the Union Board Room, to consider the reply received from the Local Government Board on the question of the water supply. Mr Edward Rees (chairman) presided, and there were present, Rev. Canon Trevor. Mr Sackville Phelp&, Rev Josiah Jones, Dr. A. O. Davies, Messrs B. Rees, C.C, John Rowlands. Thomas James, David Williams, Benjamin Peirce, David Evans (clerk), D. Morgan (assistant olerk), and David Humphreys (inspector).—At a previous meeting of the Committee the Clerk was directed to write to the Local Govern- ment Board, asking for their sanction to offer a sum of money for the beat scheme submitted for supply- ing the town with water. The reply was now read by the Clerk, which stated that as the Committee did not propose paying the amount out of the loan the Board's sanction was not required, and recommending the Committee to secure the services of a competent engineer. A discussion ensued and it was decided to offer the sum of X40 for the best scheme for providing the town of Machynlleth with an adequate supply of water, and that advertisements be inserted in the local papers. SACRED CANTATA.—The Church Choir gave a seoond^performance of Root's cantata, Under the palms," at the Town Hall, on Wednesday evening. There was an appr6ciative audience present. Not- wirhatanding that Mr Peter Williams, Post Office, had to apologise for the absence of several members of the choir through indisposition, the various parts were rendered in a thoroughly creditable manner. The different characters wore represented bv Miss Hughes, E.AM., Miss Edith Jones. Mr Edward Edwards, Mr D. J. Davies, Mr M. Evans, Mr R. Edwards. The choruaes were all very good, but the solos, with some exceptions, were hardly up to the standard of the previous performance. Miss Hughes' rendering of "When the Lord turned again," 0 Church of Christ," and Marching home to Zion," was greatly admired, as was also Mr Edward Edwards in The Lord is nigh." A promising choir boy named Evans sang "O Lord, the harvest of the year" in splendid style. Mr M. Evans and Mr D. J. Davies sustained their parts well. The perfor- i MUM of thO ohoir, which if CONPOWD ebiefty of YOTJT .f.M.ioii. n young boys and gids, gave evidence toat c.-nMrtcfaa paius had been taken to train t)i, rr.. 7N, r John Levvis, vas the conductor. Miss Trevor, of the lieetory, kindly accompanied on the piano, and Mr I-Iowell on the harmonium. A vote of thanks vris accorded to the choir, on the proposition of the Rev E. Edwards. Corris, seconded by Mr J. Vaughan, Corris, seconded by Mr J. Vaughan, Corris, on behalf of the Corris Brass Band, which during the evening paraded the streets. DINNER.—In response to an invitation given }. Mr E. Jones, proprietor of the Lion Hotel, the members of the Town Improvement Committee and a large number of post office and railway employes assembled at the hotel on Thursday, and were hos- pitably entertained by their host. Dr A. O. Davies presided, and was faced by Mr R. Gillart in the vice- chair. Justice having been done to Mr Jones'a sumptuous repast, the usual loyal and patriotic toasts were drank with patriotic fervour, after which the Chairman gave The Bishop and Clergy, and Ministers of all Denominations," for whom Mr G. W. Griffiths replied.—The Chairman, in ? few pithy remarks, next. submitted The Army, Nary, and Reserve Forces," the toast being acknowledged by Mr M. Hassett. —The Chairman proposed The Town and Trade of Machynlleth," and Mr Johs Evans and Mr S. Lloyd suitably replied.—Tbe Chair- man eulogistically proposed the Host and Hostess," which was accorded musical honours.—Mr Jones responded, and after referring to the improvements of the town, he mentioned that Mr Alfred Asletfc, manager of the Cambrian Railways, deserved thanks for doing so much for the town, and providing facili- ties for visiting Llyfnant Valley by the Macbyclletb route, and Mr Jones hoped the meeting would send a resolution to Mr Aslett thanking him for tbe interest he had taken in helping to develop the town. A resolution was accordingly passed, and Dr A. O. I Davies was delegated to convey the same 10 Mr I Aslett.—The healths of the Chairman and Vice- Chairman were drunk with honours, and Dr DavieS and Mr Gillart replied, and that of Mr G. W. Griffiths, and duly responded.—The health of Mr Harries, the stationmaster, was also honoured, aad Mr Jenkins reanonded--An ornrwn.hln pnenitur waa brought to a close by L-ingiug he National Anthm. During the evening Mr Lloyd Roberts played melee,, on the harp, which were much appreciated. Songs were given by Messrs John Lewis, Thomas Jerman, B. Pierce, the Chairman, D. P. Jones, and B. Williams, and Mr Geo. Pryce admirably recited.
FOOTBALL, WELSH JUNIOR CUP. WELSHPOOL v. OSWESTRY REBERVII. Played at Welshpool on Saturday. There was a IXTSV number of spectators present. The iiayor, E. O. Janes, who was received with cheers, kicked the bal. oil lor the visitora. The leather was soon transferred into the rMtom' quarters. In less than five minutes a corner was given for the homesters, but Daniels cleared. I-Inghes securing the ball, passed neatly, and in attempting to score another comer was given, which resulted in a scrimmage in moatb of vOaL and of Welshpool drawing first blood. From the kick-Off some good combined play on the left wing for OsWcfltry, caused the home backs work, Davies clearing beautifully. Hands was given against Pool, but Pryce cleared. Hollowftf getting the the leather well in front, p d to H igh'-f, who gave a long shot, which resulted in another corner. Thomas, from the kick, placed the ball in the month of goal, and is the melee, the ball went through off their own side. After even play the home te *m made a capital run on the left wing* and in centreing, Holloway placed the ball near the goal, and the third point for Pool was registered. The visitors pressed, and were given hands, from which White had to 0*0 his hands. From a throw in, Oswestty managed to secure a corner, kicked by Arston, but the ball was qnickly out of danger, and Thomas and Jarman made a pretty run up the field. A corner was given, and the ball was hea.ded through the posts by the Welshpool forwards. Nothing further resulted, tbe game standing at half-time four goals to none. From the kick-off the homesters attacked, but were re- pelled by Daniels, who cleared. A fonl was next siren tor Oswestry from Jones, but no advantage ensued. From tile" goal kick Allan made a neat run down the wing, but Davies cleand in grand style. Heath securing the ball, paa-td to the left wing, and Jones and Austin did some neat plav, the latter player scoring number five. From the kick-off Oswestry got a look in, but Davies cleared. Parry did neat work, and passed to Gooderidge, who, with a good kick, sent the ball past the backf. White missed the ball, Oswestry thus scoring their only goal. From now to the call of time in drenching rain both teams played, Pool winning by tivar goals to one. The following were the teams Welshpool: Goal, C. White; backs, T. Astley and H. Davies; half-backs, lV. Holloway, G. Pryce and R. Heath right wing, T. Thomof and C. Jarman left wing, T. Jones and T. Austin; centre. 8. Hughes. Linesman, Mr H. Smith —Oswestry Hcaerves Goal, J. Davies backs, T. Daniels and F. Lewis half-backi, W. R. Taylor, E. Llovd and E. Arston right wing, D. Parry and A. Allan; left wing. B. Roberts and T. Godmdgej- centre, H. Arston. Linesman, Mr T. E. Jones. Referee, Mr W. H. Evans. CAERSWS v. WROCKWARDINE WOOD, This match was played at Newtown on Saturday in conywc- tionwith the first round of the Welalk Tnnioi Cap. The weather was boisterous, rain falling in torrerta, and fWs, xw doubt, accounted for the small attendance. Caeraws wos the toss, and kicked down hill and with the wind. Caerswi rushed the ball into the visitors' goal, but Gittins cleared. Shortly afterwards "hands" fell to Caersws, but nothing came of the advantae. The "Rocks" did a smart rau the left wing, and Gaubt sent in a hot shot. Hantptos relieved with a good kick, and Churn, getting possession, ri* turned, the ball going off Morgan through the posts. A few minutes afterwards a second jroal fell to the same aide, mainly through the efforts of Gauht and Millward. Give and take play ensued, after which Watkins made a pretty run up the field, and for a time the Wrockwardine goal was in danger, Lees, who throughout played an invaluable game for his side, having to use his hands on several occasions. A corner ultimately fell to Caersws, but Price kicked outside. At half-time the game stood' Wrockwardine three goals. Caersws none. On resuming the visitors gained a comer, from which they narrowly escaped scorinsr, and immediately afterwards, iron a good run down the field, Jones kicked over for Caersws, Although the latter team played with great pluck and com* mendable gameness they were never able to get on even terms with their opponents, whose defence was really good. After' kicking an off-side" goal, Wrockwardine were credited with another point, the ball again going through off Morgan, Ultimately the game ended in a victory for Wrockwardine by five goals to nil. A word of praise is due to Hampton, at back, and Watkin, a yOuth of about 15 years, and who gave' evidence of becoming- a very prominent player. Mr 0. C. Jones acted as referee. The following were the teams :-Wrockwardine W. Lees, goal; A. Gittins and T. Poole, backs; T. Kinsey, E. Bid- dulph and S. Crump, half-backs, ricrht wiug, L. Howells and J. Biddulph; left wing, Ganht and Millward; centre, 3• Churn.—Caersws: Goal, Bradley; backs, Hampton and Morgan; half-backs,. Jones, Jones and Spoonley; centre, E. Watkins right wing, J. Bradley and M. Price; left wing, P. Price and B. Jehu.
NEWTOWN v. LLANIDLOES. These two teams met on Saturday at Llanidloes tO play a friendly match. The weather and the ground were shookiug, a boisterous wind blowing from goal to goal and carrying with it a heavy down pour of rain. Llanidloes won the toss, and decided tv play with the wiud in their favour. It was not unnatura« • to expect rather a rough game, but nothing of the sort took place; whether the presence of Mr Geo. H. Jones, of Shrewsbury, who was sent up by the Welsh Association, had a modifying effect or not apleasanter* game never took place. The play was even through- out the first half. but both teams were at a disadvan- tage owing to the slippery atita of the ground. Llanidloes ought to have soored on several occaesione • but they shot erratically, which is one of their bad points. The rain rendered itimpossible to take notes, but both teams played in firat-clasa style, and the game of football with spirit. At half time neither team had scored, but immediately on restarting, the home oentre, D. Jones, broke away and registered the' first goal fok Llanidloes. This put Newtown on their mettle, and in lees than seven minutes they scored three goals. The first goal was put in by A. W. Pryce-Jones from a beautiful centre by Parry, the Second was put through by W. E. Pryoe-Jones from a oentre by the same player, while the last was by Morgan, who made a splendid shot. Thus the game ended. After the match the players were kindly entertained to a meat tea at the Lion Hotel: I
0 UNIVERSITY COLLECTS OF NORTH WALES, BAW-- GOR.—SUCCESS OF THE STUDENTS.—The following" students of the College have passed the B. A. Examina- tion of the University College of London :-Division I, Walter Sutton Page, Andover; Division II, Samuel R. Jenkins, Liverpool, Annie Jane Jone;4, Portdinor. wio, Robert Jones, Bangor, John Roberts, Llingoed, and Kate M. Stiff, Dover. The following students have passed the B.Sc. Examination of the some' University :-Division II, Robert W. C. Pierce, Ban. gor, and Eliza L. Selby, London.
HUNTING APPOINTMENTS. THE PLAS MACHYNLLETH HARRIERS WILL MEET— Tuesday. November 28th Braiehgaob Friday, December lHt Dolguoff At 10; THE SEVERN VALLEY HARRIERS WILL MEET— Tuesday, November 28th Nag's Head, Garthmyl Saturday, December 2nd Welshpool; Tuesday, December 5th The Cock, Forden Friday, December 8th Pool Quay At 11'. THE UNITED PACK WILL ME-ET- Wednesday, November 29th Knight.Dzt, Saturday, December 2nd Horkerley At 10-45. Printed and Published by JOHN PHILLIPS (FrC* Terrace, Llanllwchaiarn), and WILLIAM PVOU PHILLIPS (19, Broad-strest, Newtown), at St, Mary's Pxiatiax V" rks, W". towa.