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BARMOUTH. Appointment.— Mrs J. N. Roberts, Inveruga, has been elected a governor of Dr. NVillic,lt-ns' Seboo'i, Dolgelley- Dog Killed.—On Friday last a valuable dog belonging to Marine House was killed by a passing motor cyclist. The Army.—On Monday last, Mr David Griffiths, 1, Aeifor Terrace, left for Llandudno to join the North Wales Pals Batt. (Kitchener's Army). Two other recruits were sent from Barmouth to Llandudno, viz,—Messrs. John Hughes and John Pugh Hughes, both of Dyff ryn. Wesleyan Chapel.-The, following have been elected as officers of the Wesleyan Cbapel Sunday School Superintendent, Mr Wm. Edward Jones, Glyndwr; deputy-Superindent, Mr E. G. Owen, Staffordshire House Sec- retary, Mr Bonner Griffith, Vulcan Viila. Legal.—Mr W. Watkin Davies, son of the Rev. and Mrs Gwynoro Davies, Haulfryn, who is now a Casperd ex- bibitioner at St. John's College, Oxford, has joined Gray's Icn, where be will continue his studies for the English Bar. Caersalem Chapel.—The following have been appointed officers of the Sunday School for the ensuing year :— Superintendents, Messrs. Morris Jones, Cynfal John Roberts, Ripon House David Owen, Brynymor; secretary, Mr Richard Lumley Jones treasurer, Messrs. Henry Freeman and H. R. Davies, Franldands. Hendremyuach Belgian Refugees. Some of the Refugees are now employed at the ordinary labour wage wherever possible without interfering with our own labourers, and those desiring their services are requested to apply to Mr Rees Jones, Moss Bank or to Mr Rbys Jones, Glanymor (Chairman of Commit- tee). The wages are paid into the Post I Office Savings Bank, so as to be in reserve until the time of their return comes. United Temperance Meeting.—The above meeting was held at the Siloam Chapel on Tuesday evening under the presidency of Mr Francis Jones, Gwalia Stores. Timely and illuminating addresses were given by the Rev. P. H. Lewis and the Rev. E. J. Parry. The Rev, Z. Mather proposed, and Mr H. Wynne Williams seconded, a vivote of thanks to the speakers and also to Mrs Roberts (Tynycoed Buildings) and party for their sweet rendering of a quartette. Promotion.—Mr Dick Fuller, Sea View, has been promoted from Lance-Sergt. to Sergeant Instructor. Mr W.H.Jones, late of 1, Aelydon, has been promoted from Corporal to Sergeant. Promotion.—The glad news reached Mrs Felstead that her two sons, Mr I George Felstead and Mr Arthur (Prince) O'Neill were promoted. Me George I Felstead from Flight Sergeant to Sergt.j Major, and Mr Arthur O'Neill from g Corporal to Lance-Sergeant. Ministerial.—The Rev. W. Gland wr- Morgan, pastor of the English Congre- gational Church, Jubilee Road, has accepted the pastorate of the Saltney Road Church, Birmingham, and hopes to begin his ministry there in September. Nursing.—On Thursday afternoon, a conference of the District Nursing Associations of the county was held at the Police Station under the presidency of Lady Williams, Deudraetb. Addresses were delivered by Mrs Leverton, of the Local Government Board, London, and Miss Davies, Trebortb. The Barmouth Nursing Association* was represented at the conference :by Mrs B!akey, Mrs John Morgan, Mrs R. W. Jones, and Mrs Armer Williams. School Managers.—The monthly meeting of the Barman th and District School Managers was held on Wednes- day afternoon at the Caersalem School- room, Mr E. D. Jones, M.A.. presiding. Several applications were received for increase in salaries, and same were re- commended to the County Education Committee to deal with further. The Attendance Officer (Me John Lewis) submitted his monthly report which showed that the attendance at the various schools was not up to the mark, owing to illness which was prevailing in this district. The question of Easter Holidays was referred to the local Managers of each school. Easter Monday.—The general public I of Barmouth and visitors to our charm ing town will look forward with pleasure to the excellent programme promised for their enjoyment on Easter Monday, at'the Assembly Rooms, when many of. our local townspeople are helping the Entertainment in aid of the local Red Cross Fund. Amongst the items on the programme are the following:—Children Chinese Play, acted by 30 local children; Tableaux of a patriotic nature; Dancing, by Miss Battine Williams, of Flintshire (who has not previously danced in Bar mouth, and is generously giving her services), and there will also be a very good Concert'programme, in which Mr and Mrs Heath, Mrs Wade Roberts, Mr David Roberts, Mr rCty, Mr Roberts (harpist', have, amongst others kindly promised to assist. The entire of the proceeds are to go to the local Red Cross Fund, which has already sent such quantities of beautiful garments to ¡ London, but is now crippled for want ?f,1 further funds. Tickets are on sale in the town from several members of the I Committee, and can also be had from I Mrs Jones, The Library Messrs, Evans and Nephew, or the Hon. Secretary, Mrs Denton, Tymyuach. Prices, 2s., Is., Gd á The North Wales Union of Congre- gational Churches. The annual meetings of the above union will be held at the English Congregational Church, Jubilee Road, on the loth and 14th April. The special preacher is the Rev. J. E. Flower, M.A., London. See pesters for further particulars. Palm Sunday.—Next Sunday evening, at G o'clock, there will be a service of .song at the Welsh Congregational Chapel, when the Choir, under Mr J. R. Thomas, will perform the cantata, Dan y pRIm wydJ" (Under the Palms) G. F. Root This work contains choruses, quartettes, duets and solos, and is most meloOious throughout. Barmouth Red Cross Committee- The weekly meeting of the local Red Cross Committee tcok place last Tues- day. It was a very wet afternoon, and not a great number of ladies attended. Amongst the things handed in were the following :5 scarves, 8 pairs mittens, 1 pair gloves, 8 pairs socks, 1 flannel shirt and 1 dressing jacket. There will be one more meeting next week, so anybody who will make up garment or two during the period between the time the j meetings end and when they commence j ngaiu, in the autumn, will find wool and I cut out garments ready to be taken away next week. —G WENDOLYNS DENTON, Hon Sec. Art Picture House.-The above place of amusement was reopened for the season last night (Wednesday). The star picture for to-night (Thursday) is "The Veteran." To-morrow night (Friday) and Saturday, the first instal- ment, 2,000 feet of the great serial play I- Lticille Love—The Girl of Mystery. With the enormous resources and largp number of companies controlled by the Universal in America, it is only natural that the English distributors, the Trans- Atlantic Co., should have subjects of exceptional merit to show us from time I to time. Happily, there is little need to challenge their output on either the score of story, production or photo- ¡ graphy. It is only within the last few I days that we had the opportunity of viewing the first two numbers of the widely-advertised "Lucille Love series. The Trans-Atlantic Co., are evidently determined to prove that the public will take a serial in which the issues are more closely conected than previously, for if the two instalments which we saw are any criterion, then it would be as well to see each issue in its turn, and not to witness the projection af a few promiscuous releases without any thought to their prescribed sequence. We have suggested that each film should be preceded by a short explana- tory title giving a very brief resume of the foregoing parts of the story, so that the casual patron at a hall where it is being shown may be able to easily follow the trend of the tale from any issue. We believe that'this suggestion is being acted upon. The Lucillo Love series are well produced and staged, and are to be issued in the convenient and handy lengths of two thousand feet. The stories are excellent and lucid, and we are sure that once there has been an introduction to the heroine, picture theatre audiences will await her appearance on the screen each week with pleasurable anticipation. Musical.—At a competitive meeting held at Dyffryn last week, Alu Ellis M. Evans was awarded the first prize in the tenor solo competition out of seven competitors. Military.—A large number of the friends and acquaintances of Mrs Cordelia Edwards Rees will be delighted to learn of the successful promotion of her two soldier sons. The second son, Mr John Gabriel Rees, threw up an excellent and lucrative appointment; in Ontario, Canada, for he heard the call of his country in its hour of need.> After joining as a Private, owing to his exceptional ability and smart appearance he was speedily promoted First Lieut. in the Field Artillery and is now Gunnery Instructor to the Battalion. Her other son, Mr Robeit Griffith Rees, who went through Barmouth on the route marsh with Kitchener's Army some weeks ago, brilliantly passed his examination in musketry acd is now Musketry Instructor to the London Welsh Battalion at Llandudno. We heartily wish them further distinction in the honourable' career which they have voluntarily adopted. Meinorial Service. On Sunday Memorial Service. — On Sunday evening last- a memorial service for the late Sergeant William O'N eill--the first son of Barmouth to fall in the present war-was held at the English Congre- gational Church. The service was conducted by the Pastor (the Rev. W. Ghtndwr-Morgan) who choose for his text the words A good soldier of Jesus Christ, ii. Tim. ii 3. In the course of an impressive discourse, the preacher said that the late Sergeant O'Neill had endured hardness in the very first trench,and he did his work unflinchingly. His last letter to him jfMr Morgan) from the Front proved this. But be bore the terrible hardness cheerfully, because he believed in the righteous cause of his country and as thousands of our brave young men be had given his life for his country. O'Neill was a good soldier, noble and right, because be was a believer in Christ. Speaking from intimate knowledge of him be (ML Morgan) regarded him as a Christian gentleman, and though quiet, be was humorous and strong in manly virtues. O'Neill proved to all who knew him how it was possible to be a good soldier of Jesus Christ when a soldier for one's country. Their lamented friend was steadily moving upward in his career, and that through sheer merit—having acted immediately before the war as Sergeant Major. But his career had been cut sbort-in the defence of his country. He was buried at the back of the trenches at Ypres—heaven knew where the grave was, but the spirit was with God who gave it. Many years ago in that Church, during the pastorate of the Rev. Z. Mather, O'Neill had given his heart to the Saviour into whose presence he bad now gone, and all who gave themselves to the Saviour would meet him in the home of the just. The beautiful hymns Thy will be done," Peace, perfect peace," Lead kindly light," and Mr John Oxenham's hymn For the men at the Front," were sung. At the close of the service, Mr Tom Ellis, Brynawel, played the Dead March. There were present, besides the sorrowing parents, a large number of young people, amongst whom O'Neill had spent his boyhood days.