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L ILANIDLOES. It THE MAYOR.—Mr Edward Hamer took the cus- tomary oaths :(,8 a Justice of the Peace at the County Sessions on Thursday. FOOTBALL.—A drawn game of one goal each was the result of a match in the Welsh Junior Cup com- petition between Llanidloes Reserve and Newtown Royal Welsh Warehouse. WESLEY GUILD.-Rev D. L. Doughton entertained over 80 members at the Schoolroom on Tuesday evening on the occasion of the election of his father as Mayor of Aberystwyth. The Schoolroom was nicely decorated. Mesdames Meddins, Williams, Ashton, and J. Morris presided over the tea tables, Misses S. J. Davies and M. Lewis assisting. An entertainment followed, at which addresses were delivered by the Chairman, Rev D. Darley Davies, Mr William Ashton, and Mr Doughton. Songs, recitations, &c., were given by members of the com- pany, Miss Millie Hamer being the accompanist. ENTERTAINMENT AT VAN.-At an entertainment in the Van Chapel on Monday Mr Daniel Jones, New House, presided, and delivered an address, Mr John Ll. Jones conducting. Competitions were won by Messrs E. M. Owen and John R. Jones (equal), Misses Myfanwy and Sarah E. Jones, Messrs R. Tanner and D. Tilsley (equAl), Wm. Morgan, and Miss Myfanwy Jones. Among others who took part were the Van Party, Messrs W. Jones, D. T. Jones, J. Jenkin Davies, Isaac Jones, R. Jones, Misses Harriet Jarman, M. Jarman, and Jane Evans. CHINA STREET LITERARY SOCIRTY.-The weekly meeting of this society was held on Thursday, under the presidency of the Rev. T. Mordaf Pierce. The item for the evening was a question box, in which several of the members took part. NOVEMBER FAIR.—This monthly fair was held on Saturday week. There was a fair supply of farm stock, but limited business was done, and that at low prices. FUNERAL SERMONS.—A funeral sermon in memory of the late Mr Richard Mills, Glanclywedog, was preached on Sunday evening at the China street chapel, by the Rev. Owen Jones, B.A., Llansaintffraid. Also the previous Sunday at the Congregational Chapel by the Rev. T. L. Martin, in memory of the late Mr T. Oswald Benbow, Solicitor. TEMPERANCE MEETING.—A public Temperance meeting in connection with tho Llanidloes branch of the North Wales Womens' Temperance Union, was held at the Congregational Chapel on Wednesday last, when an excellent address was given by Mrs Jacob Jones, Rhyl, the energatic honorary secretary of the Union, and also by the Revs. T. Pierce and John Griffiths. The chair was occupied by Mr G. H. Harrison, and the following items were given Solo, The Beautiful City,' Master Harry Morgan; recitation, < Lara,' Miss May Mills; song, Yr Eos,' Miss Evans Solo,' 0 rest in the Lord,' Miss Annie Morgan; song, Miss Magie Mills. Votes of thanks concluded the meeting. COUNTY SESSIONS—Thursday, before Messrs. John Smout, Edward Davies, and E. 1 lamer (Mayor).— Robert Newill Price (16), New Mills, Manafon, was ordered to be sent to the Caersws Workhouse, pend- ing further inquiries. He was found wandering in a naked state near the Van Mines, and was caught within fifteen yards of a shaft down which he would have fallen and been killed. It was stated that he had formerly been at Bicton Heath Asylum and since then he had been in the employ of Mr S. Morris, Welshpool.—The licence of the Belle Vue Inn, Tre- feglwys, was transferred to Mr D-avid Williams.— David Brown, carter, Llangnrig, was fined 5s. in- cluding costs for riding on a oart without reins. ASSAULTING A POLICEMAN.—A special sitting of the Borough Petty Sessions was held on Monday before Messrs J. Smout and Daniel Davies. P.C. D. Davies charged Enoch George, labourer, Smithfield- street, with assaulting him whilst in the execution of his duty on the previous night. From the evidence it appeared that the complainant, whilst on duty in Long Bridge-street in company with P.C. Davies, heard some swearing. He proceeded to the spot and saw four or five young men acting in a very disorderly manner. They moved off and he followed them, expecting a disturbance. Subsequently he saw them sitting on a low wall. Someone rushed up to him and struck him with a stick on the forehead. He WI.S insensible for a few minutes. On coming to himseP again he saw prisoner wrestling with P.C. Davies ar 4 P.C. Jones. He went and assisted them. Prisoner was swearing and acting in a violent manner, so that they could not get the handcuffs on him. When they reached the station prisoner said that he was not going to be locked up by him, and made use of very bad language. When he endeavoured to search the prisoner, prisoner pulled out a large gaff-hook and attempted to injure witness.—P.C. Davies and P.C. Jones also gave evidence as to the prisoner's violent manner.—Prisoner was sentenced for assaulting the police to three months' hard labour. The charge (f drunkenness was dismissed. SUNDAY SCHOOLS' MEETING. The bi-monthly meeting of the Calvinistic Metho- dists in the Llanidloes district was held at Bethel- street chapel on Sunday last. There was a full attendance of delegates. Th" examiner was the Rev Maurice Griffiths, M.A., and the president was Mr David Morgan. The following programme was performed:—Morning service, recitation of 103rd Psalm by members of Mr Leslie Mills' class solo by Miss Florrie Dakin; Examination of adults by Rev M. Griffiths, in Ephesians 3rd chapter. Afternoon service, recitation of Isaiah 55th chapter, by Miss Owen's class; duett. Misses Ethel and Millie Morgan; solo, Master Harry Morgan Examination of the children in Mother's Gift," 5th chapter; solo, Miss Bertha Morgan; Examination of intermediate class in Judges, 6th chapter. Evening service, reading; solo, Miss Maggie Mills; solo, Master Harry Morgan. At the close of the morning service a teacher's meeting was held, when Mr D. Morgan occupied the chair. After the reading of the minutes of the pre- vious meeting, and the reading of the returns, the schools were appealed to to make strenuous efforts to secure the success of the annual literary meeting on Christmas day. Addresses were given by Messrs J. H. Mills, M. Griffiths, D. Morgan, and Richard Evans, and it was arranged that the committee meat to make final arrangements on Monday next (Dec. 7th). An interesting aocount of the Sunday School and its workings at Bethel-street was given by the superin- tendant (Mr Thomas Jones). The next meeting was arranged to take place at China-street Chapel on January 17th.





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