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CAERSALEM ANNUAL TEA PARTY & COMPETITIVE MEETING. The Caersalern annual tea party and competitive meeting was held on Wed- nesday week, March 8tib. Tea was pro. vided for the Sunday school children and the Band ot Hope. The tables were most tastefoHy decorated and were presided at by the following ladies:— Mrs Hees Jones, Moss Bank; Miss J. J. WiHiams, Craigydon; Mrs Henry Freeman, Gianmeoo Miss E!!a Evact, Aelydon; Mrs Morris Jones, Cynfa!; Miss M. C. Evans, 11, Porkington Ter. Trace; Mrs Gwi!ym Davies, Waverjey Cafe Miss M. Jones-Owen, 8, Forking. ton Tprrace; and Mrs W. Williams, Tynycoed. I The evening meeting was held under the presidency of Mr Morris Jones, whilst Mr Gwilym Dairies conducted. The following were the winners :— ESSAYS. I Under 21 years. 1st, Miss Sarah A. Williams, 7, Porkington Terr&ce. Under 16 yeara. 1st, Cassie Jones, Minydon. SCRIPTURE EXAMINATIONS. I Under 21 years. 1st, Misb Sarah A. WiHiama. Under 16 years. 1st', lorwertb E!iis Roberts, Bryntirion, ard Grctta. L. Jones, Gwalia. Stores (equal); 2, Jenoy Joaes, Moss Bank, and Jenny Jones, BrocyHyn (eqna!); 3, William Jones, Fron House. Under 14 yenrs. lat) John Arthur Davies. Penlau 2, Owen Ellis Roberts, 8, St. George's. Under 12 years. 1st, Robert Pierce Jonee, Cynfal; 2, Myfanwy C. Joces, Cynfa!, a,cd Eioned L. Jones, Gwalia Stores (equal); 3, Betty Lewis, Glaa- aber Viiltn. DICTATION. I Under 18 ye&ra. 1st, lorwertb Ellis Roberts; 2, Gretta L. Joaes. Consol- ation prizes were awarded to Robert H. WiHiams, 1, Aelydoc, and Owen EHis Roberts. Under 13 years. 1st, Betty Lewis; 3, L'zzie Mary Jones, Davos; 3, Francia H. Monis, St. Ann's. HANDWRITING. I Under 16 years. 1st, Jenny Jones, Moss Back 2, Iorwerth Ellis Roberts 3, Betty Lewis. Under 10 years, 1st, Robert Pierce. Jones 2, Done Davies, Brynmelyn 3, Idrisyn Roberts, 8, St. George's. SINGING. I Under 6 years. 1st, Emrys Roberts, 8, St. George's. Over 6 and under 9 years. 1st, F. Sharpies, 3, Gtasfor Terrace, and Jenoy C. Gr'Rltb, Cumberland Place; 2nd, Hannah L. Grinjtb, do.; 8, Ida Jones, Davos. For girls over 9 and under 13 ypars. let, Doris DavipR; 2, Mefas Jones, Brcny:!yn, and E)aoed L. Joups (pqaa!). For boys over 9 and under 13 years. 1st, Evan Jones, Aeiior Cottage; 2, Idrisyn Roberts. For g)r!s over 13 and under 16 years. 1, Jenny Joces, Moss Back 2, Eteauor Joces, Ae!for Cottage, and Jenny Jones, BrocyHyB. Boys ovpt 13 and under 16 years. 1, Robert Heory Williams RECITATIONS. I For children under 6 years 1st, l}w'\Y1Pth Da vies, Bt'yametyn 2, Nancy I Lewis, 1, G!cmaber ViHas; 3, Emrys Roberts, and William David Richards, Red House. Children over 6 and under 10 years. 1st, Ida Jones 2, Idriayn Roberts 3, John Robert Lewis, 1, Giauaaber VtHas. Children over 10 and under 16 years. 1st, Lizzie Ma,t'y Jones; 2, Betty Lewis and Eiuned L. Jones, ANSWERING QUESTIONS, Answering from the Rhodd Mam." < 1, Francis H. Morris Answering from the HySorddwr j under 10 years. 1, Robert Pierce Jones; 2, Idrisyn Roberts and Hugbie Lloyd, Mount Pleasant. Under 12 years. Prizes divided be- tween Betty Lewis, Myfanwy C. Joces, Mefus Joces, Lizzie Mary Jones, and Eluced L. Jones. Under 14 years. 1st, John Arthur Davies; 2, Owen Ellis Roberts. Towards the close of the meeting & vote of thanks, for the splendid tea that was provided for the children, was pro- posed by Lizzie Mary Jones, and was seconded in n very able manner by Joha Arthur Davies. The duties of accompanists were car- ried out by Miss Mary Roberts, London Honse, and Miss Nesta Parry Owen, 7, Porkington Terrace, whilst Mr David I Owea, Bl'ynymor,condücted the singing. The following acted as adjudicators: Music, Mr David Roberts (Teiycor Mawddwy) recitations, tbR Rev. E. J, Parry, Epworth Vi!!n; scripture examinations, Mr John Lioyd, M.A., and Mr W. J. Jones, Lluesty misceilaneous, Rev. Gwyooro Davies, Messrs Henry Freeman and Owen GtiSitb. The duties of secretary were carried oat by Mr R. Lumloy Jones, Gwa!ia. Stores wbi!st Messrs H. R. Davies and Gwilym Da-vies acted as treasurers.
LETTERS FROM THE FRONT I Ty'Mynach, Btn'moutb. Dear Sir, Perhaps the townspeople who so kindly helped with the sale in Decpmber of last year,in aid of the Loca!RedCross Branch and Comforts Food for the men of the original draft from here of the l8t/7tb Royal Welsh Fasitiers, wil! be glad to bear that nearly all the parcels have arrived safely, and the men ba.ve writtea tbankicg the loca! peopie so mnch for all their kindness and generosity, I have had acknowledge- ments from the following men already Sergeant Edward Price, Corporal EDis Tack, Corporal John Parry Jones,Lance Corpora! William B. Grimtb, Privates Thomas Hagb Jones, Lewis Davies, W. Ingram, Thomas Evans, Hampbrey Humphreys, Phillip WiDiams, Edward E Thomas, E. Powell, WilUam Edward Morris, H. Hodgekinson, Billie W. Roberts, Wiiliam R. Lewis, John Jones, Robert Henry Lewis, Dai Da vies, Owen Evan Owen, Tommy Owen EHis Roberts, and Hagbie Williams. I ap. pend the letters of Sergeant Edward Price, Private Edward E. Thomas, and Private Tommy Owen, as typical of the evident gratitude of the recipients of the gifts. Yours fa!tbfa!!y, GWENDOLENE DENTON. Hon. Sec. Red Crosa Fand. Beni Salaam, EGYPT. 19/2/16. Dea.r Mrs Dentoc, I received your lovely parcel safe to hand yesterday, for which please accept my very best thanks for the kindness of tboB&rmoutb people, aiso yourself. I cannot explain bow very pleased we al1 were when we received the parcels, they were just what we all needed. Again thanking you and all kind friends who belped. Yours sincerely, EDWARD PRICE (Sergt.). Beat Salaam, EGYPT. Feb. 26th, 1916. Dea.r Madum, Just a few iices to acknowledge the parcel which you sent me on behalf of the Red Cross Socieby. WeH, I am sure that all the boys were very tha-nk. ful for it as it was so useful to us. Would you Mndiy thank the Red Cross Fund of Barmouth on my beba-!f for sa<tne. We a.re now stationed in Egypt, in the desert of Sitb-,tt, as they ca.il it, and ib is very warm here now. We visit Cairo at times, wbicb is a beautitnl place, and we n.iso go to see the Pyramids, which are worth while seeing. WeU, I hope that you wH! receive this letter sufe, and I dan.Bn,y !hat you will bear from many of the ohhar boys. I think that they all bad the parcel the same day ns I had mine. I hope that when Peace comes and Victory won that we sba!! see you to acknowledge you porsonnHy. Kindest regards to you one and all in Barmoubb from EDWARD E. THOMAS (Pte). 2929, C Cny., 3/7 R.WF. Park Hall Camp, OSWESTRY. January 86tb. Dear Mrs Denton, Jnsb a Hoe to thank you and all my Barmoatb friends for the splendid parcel of shirbs, socks and cigarettes, which I received this morning.and for all of which I am indeed very ?ratefuh I should be vry pleased if you would kindly thank the CommiMeo on my behalf, and accept my best thanks yourself. 1am, Yoars t,ru!y, T E. OWEN (Pte).
? Pte. JACK JONES, ? Aelfor CoMnge, who w:is woanded in France.
BARMOUTH I Appeal Committee.—Councillor John Roberts, Bipon House, has been appoin. ted a member of the County Appeal Committee under the Lord Derby Scheme and the Military Service Act. Omission. In our report of the bene6h concert be!d at Dyffryn, which appeared in our iast issue, the came of Miss Mary Evans, the popular loca! soprano, was omitted from amongst those who took p&r$. ?; Soldier Harpist.—Pte. Stanley Jones, youngest son of Mr William Jones, The Boot Stores, who is serving with the S/7tb R.W.F., has been appointed /harpist for the R.W.F. now stationed at Wbittington, Oswestry. ReBavering.—Oa Friday evening. Mr Lewis Roberts, St. George's Terrace, received a telegram from the War Office informing him that his son, Pte. E!!i& Roberts, who was with the l/7th R. W.F., and who bad been seriously ill in Egypt, was now out of danger. Snowdrop Band—A meeting of the Snowdrop Bund was held on Thursday last as the Ca.ersa.Iem Schoolroom, Miss Jones Owen presiding. Miss Adam, M.A. gaveaa exceUent address on "Friend. ship." The hymns. were given out by MIsbes Hilda Thomas and Kitty Evans. Miss May Evans road a psalm. Deserter.—On Wednesday evening, the 8bb inst, Inspector Ben Evans ap- prehended Private Parry of the 20th Baft, R. W. F. for desertion. On Tburs. day morning, before T. Martin Wiitiams, Esq., be was remanded to aait military escort, and on the same evening was escorted to T;-enmel Park. Lent.—The special preachers a.t S. Da.v!d's Chut-cb daring Lent will be as fonows:—March 15t.h, the Rev. W. J. Wilhams, Bryncoed Ifor; March 22nd, Rev. M. E. Atban, Caerdeon March 29, Rev. D. Basi! Jones, Dyn'ryn April 5bb, Rev. R. Parker-J ones, Harlecb April 12bh, Rev. L. J. Davies, Liau Festiaiog. Local TribunaL—Tbe Local Tribunal met on Thursday last. Present:—Rev. R. Lloyd Roberts, M.A.,R D (presiding), Messrs Edward Williams, J. Jonew, The Library; Henry Freeman, Thomas Griffith, and David Jones, with Mr R. Llewelyn Owen (ctetik), and Mr Thoa. W. Piggott, J.P. (military represen- tative).—E!gbt appeals were presented and the Tribunal sat for three hours.— Petty Sessions.—The monthly petty sessions were held on Friday iast,beforo Alderman T. Martin Williams (presid- ing), R. J. Wrigbt, Tbos. W. Piggott, Morris Evans, and Oadwa!adr Roberts, Esqrs.—Edward Price, The Crossing, Dyffryn, was summoned by John H. Lewis, attendance omcer, for neglecting to send his child to school. The charge was dismissed on payment of 4s. costs. —Lizzie O'Marab, Bronwen Terrace, Barmoutb, was also summoned by the same Officer for a similar offence, and a fine of 10s. was imposed.—A charge for non-payment of ratee against F. W. Andersen, Fairbourne, was adjourned for a month. Mawddach Lodge of Oddfellows.—The monthly meeting of the above Lodge was held on Saturday iast, Bro. Morris G. Roberts, P.N G., presiding.—The annual statement of accounts, wbicb bad been du!y audited by Pro. Owen Wii!iams, P.P.GM., and Bt-o. FreJ Howe, sbowcd that the total funds of the Lodge amounted to J6821 Is. 5d. The amount puid oat in resppct of the sick and funeral fund was .6134 19s. 8d. OHP Boys.—The foUowing Biu'moatb Boys, who were wounded at the Dardanelles and sent home for medical treatment have recovered, and have been drafted out again:—Pte. Thomas Evans, 4, Wa.ter Street.; Pte. Tommy Owen, Snowdon View; and Lance Corporal William B. Grinitb, Vulcan Villa. The two latter were borne over the week-end, prior to being drafted ont for Foreign Service. Pte. Evans *va<& drafted cut to Egypt some weeks ago and has already met a number of the B,trrnouth Boys who are serving with the l/7tb R.W.F. Assessmoint Committee.—Oa Saturday last, at the Assessment Committee held at DoJgeHey, the Barmouth Urban District Council appealed for a redaction in the assessment on the Barmoutb Waterworks. The Council were repres- ented by the Chairman (Mr J. Pryec Jones, J.P.), and the Deputy Clerk (Mr R L!ewe!yn Owen), and a reduction of £26 10s. Od. was granted. -The Sailorpor Institute also appealed for a redaction which was supported by two members of the Committee, viz., Messrs Bees Jones, Moss Bank and Gwilym Davies, Waveriey Cafe. A redaction of ;S2 was allowed. The Rejected Recruits.—A number of young men who were medically rejected SIfter August 14th last have received notices and railway warrants to report. themselves at Do!ge!iey. Some of them ha,ve in tbeir posessioa the Army Rejected CerMRcate, and it is difficult, to understand why these young men sbou!d be again called up. Some of these young men bad received notices to repott themselves at DolelIey on a previous cccasion, but it was withdrawn yet they have received notices n.gain to report themselves at Do!gel!ey. RenHy this proves that there is something radicg,lly wrong somewhere. Cymdeithas Ddiwylliadol Silo&m.— Mwynbad nid byehan dd&etb t ran aetodau'r gymdeithas achod nos Fercher diweddaf wrth wrandaw dwy anerchiad dan y penawd EnNvogion a. g!ywai8," ga,o Mr John Jones, A!'tfaw! a Sergeant R. Rowlands, Rivarsiea,. Y cyntaf yn cyfynga ei eyl wadal:l i fyd eyhoeddwyr y cymod mewn modd effeihiol acbryoo. Aetb yr &i! a.reitbydda ni i yJcb eangacb. Sonifn am wleiddyddwyr, beirdd, cerddorion, ao ya y biaen, yn bynod bwyllog fel y f;eilid disgwyj. Pasiwyd ploidliiis ddiotcbgar i'r ddau fra-wd, a cba-ed ycbydig eh'ia.u ga.a y Parch. P. H. Lewis ft Cupt. H. Morris. Yr o!I o dan !ywyddta,eth Mr J. R: Thomas, Gianmorgan. High Sheriff.—Mr W. 0. Roberts, this year's Sheriff for Merioneth resides a,ii BockSetd, Wavertree, Liverpoo], ana Cefn, Corwen. He is the second son o the late Mr R. D. Roberts, J.P., Corwea who also occupied the position of High Sheriff for Denbighshire, and is a brother to Mr J, N. Roberts, Inveruga, Barmoatb. Mr W. 0. Roberts is the managing director of the old-established 6rm of wholesale grocers, etc., Messrs. David Jones and Co. Ltd., Liverpool, Manchester and Swansea. He and bis three brothers, with Mr Owen Jones, J.P-, GIanbeuno, Carnarvon, constitute the board of directors of David Jones and Co. Ltd. Mr Roberts is one of the deacons of the premier Weisb Catvinistic CM. Church in Liverpool, Prince's Road, and is the moving spirit in the Kent Street (undenomi- nationat) mission, the meetings of which be invarisLbiy attends on Sunday afternoons and evenings. He is unassuming and one of the last men to court publicity, and is widely popular io Liverpool and North Wales.