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I BARMOUTH. The Cuckoo.—The Cuckoo was heard in the neigbbourbopd of Barmouth last Saturday afternoon. Congi,atulatioiis.At a meeting of the Urban District Council, held on Monday night, the Chairman (Mr J. Pryce Jones) gave a hearty welcome to Mr J. Llewelyn Davies on his return to the Council, and Mr Davies suitably re- sponded. The Late Mr E. W. Ellis.-At the St. David's Church, on Sunday evening, a memorial service was held in memory of the late Mr E. W. Ellis, Staffordshire House, the service being conducted by the Rev. R. Ward, B.A. At the close of the service, the Dead March was played by Miss M. Griffith, Marine Road. Enlisting.—During the last few days the following have enlisted from Bar- mouth :—Mr William Watkins, 3, Peny- bryn (Royal Engineers) Mr Ernest Clark, Dyffryn (R.W.F. Bantams) Mr Harry Whitehead, Park Road (Army Service Corps, Transporl) Mr J. R. Jones, Manchester House (Royal En- gineers). Unionist Club. -The Executive Com- mittee of the Workingmen's Unionist Club met on Thursday evening last at the Club. The following were elected officers for the ensuing year:-Chair- man, Mr John Jones, 12, Marine Ter- race vice-chairman, Mr Ernest Lloyd, Min-y-Mor; caretaker, Capt. Griffith Williams, Beach Road; secretary, Mr William Garnett, Penrhyn View. Bowling Club.—On Thursday night a meeting of the Bowling Club was held at the Masonic Hall, under the chair- manship of Mr Henry Freeman. It was reported that forty-five members had joined the Club last year, and a deputa- tion -was appointed to wait upon the Tennis Club with a view of having the same site-as last year for the Club. It was decided that the membership for the ensuing year should be 2/6. North Wales Union of English Con- gregational Churches.—It is twenty-five years since the above held their meetings at Barmouth. In returning thanks to the English Congregational Church, the Rev. Thos. Lloyd, sec., said:—"The reception given them by the Church was one of the best they bad ever received, and it reflected the greatest credit upon the pastor (Rev. W. Glandwr-Morgan) and people. They were royally treated in beautiful Barmou th. The pastor in his reply said The devotion and work of the members of the Church was a joy and pleasure to his heart. They were glad. to have the Rev. Z. Mather (the first pastor of the Church) and one of tne first deacons—Mr Ellis Evans- present. They missed Mr Meredith Evans, the senior deacon and trustee, who had. devoted so much time and energy to the Church. He bad entered to his rest and his works followed him. Mr John Morgan, deacon, through indisposition was unable to be with them, but was glad to learn he was better. From Australia.—Last week, Mr John Griffith, Tudor House, who emi- grated to Australia, arrived home. French Lessons will be given by a Belgian gentleman. Terms moderate. For further particulars apply to Mr Vanaken, Mona Hotel, Barmouth. Art Picture House—This popular place of amusement continues to draw large audiences nightly and up-to-date pictures are shown. Church Parade. -On Sunday morning at 10 a.m., the Barmouth Volunteer Training Corps will attend the service at Caersalem Chapel when the Rev. Gwynoro Davies will conduct the ser- vice. Urban Council Election.—On Satur- day last an election took place to fill a casual vacancy on the Urban District Council. Two candidates contested the seat, and the following result was made known at 10 p.m. :—Mr J. Llewelyn Davies, St Ann's Sq., 274; Mr Evan Griffith, Cambrian House, 151. Mr R. Llewelyn Owen acted as returning offi- cer, assisted by Mr Emrys Evans, Ll.B. and Mr John Roberts, C.C. Methodist Festival. The annual Calvinistic Methodist Festival for the Dyffryn District was held yesterday (Wednesday) at Caersalem Chapel. The singing was conducted Mr J. J. Thomas, Talsarnau, and Mr R. Roberts, A.C., Dyffryn. The accompanists were Miss Mamie Roberts, London House, and Mr Lewis Williams, Ceylon House. Presentation.— Yesterday (Wednes- day) Mr J. R. Jones, Manchester House, was presented by the Postmaster and Staff at the Barmouth Post Office, with a safety razor suitably inscribed. The presentation was made by Mr John G. Roberts. Mr Jones left this morning (Thursday) for Chatham, where he has joined as an office telegraphist in the Royal Engineers (Regular Army). Llanaber Road Scheme.—On Monday night, at the Council Office, a conference was held between the Urban Council and the local members on the Merioneth County Council with reference to relief work to be carried out at Barmouth. The County Council were represented by Alderman T. Martin Williams, J.P. (chairman of the County Council), Coun- cillor R. W. Jones, Councillor John Ro- berts and Mr E. Vaughton (county sur- veyor). The Urban Council were repre- sented by Meesrs J. Pryce Jones (chair- man), Owen Williams (vice-chairman), John Morgan, R. Lloyd Williams, Henry Freeman, William Owen, D. O. Hugbes, Edward Williams and J. Llewelyn Davies with Messrs R. Llewelyn Owen (deputy clerk) and T. R. Parry (sur. veyor). After a long discussion it was decided to rescind the resolution already passed by the Council to cancel the pro- posed scheme of widening the road on the Llanaber Road and to proceed with the widening of the road in front of King's Crescent, and to proceed with the first scheme, subject to Mr W. W. Greener signing the draft agreement and alao the necessary land been given by the Trustees of the Ty'rgraig Estate. It was reported that the whole scheme would cost C850, and grants would be given to he amount of £ 605.