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DISTRICT NEWS. CARDIFF. PUBLIC WORKS.— A special meeting of tM public works committee of the Cardiff Corporation was held at the Town-hall on Thursday, when it was resoived that the suggestions containe: n the borough engineer's report of the various bills in Parliament referred to this committee be adopted. WATCH COMMITTEE.—At the meeting of the watch committe on Wednesday, on the recom- mendation of the head constable, Chief Inspector Price, was raised to the position cf superinten- dent, and his salary increased from J6140 to 2200 a year. Mr Price has been in the Cardiff police force nearly 30 years, and the committee desired thus to express their appreciation of his services. WESLEYAN CHAPEL, CHARLrs-STREET.- Thd, second half of the session of the Mutual Improve- ment Association was opened on Wednesday evening with a lecture, The Influence of the Bible on Literature," by Mr W. Johnston, of Tynemouth, the chair being occupied by Mr G. Carpenter. BETHEL WESLEYAN CHAPEL, UNION-STREET.— The second of a series of entertainments in con- nection with the Sunday School of the above place of worship was held in the chapel on Wed- nesday evening. The Rev. David Young, chair- man of the South Wales district, occupied the chair. ACCIDENT AT THE DOCKS.As a German sea- man named Johannin Vasmer was at work on board the ship Heinrich, lying in the East Dock, on Thursday morning, he fell overboard into the water. In falling one of his legs came into con- tact with the quay wall, with the result that it was fractured. The injured man was promptly conveyed to the Hamadryad Hospital Ship, where he received attention at the bands of the medical superintendent, Dr Hughes. RICHMOND ROAD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.— The first public tea of the scholars and teachers of the Sunday school connected with this church., took place last evening. About 250 scholars were present, with a large number of teachers, parents, and church members. A Christmas tree, decked with presents of all kinds was a prominent feature of the entertainment, and after tea the distribution of the articles from the tree was the occasion for much amusement. great excitement. The tea was given at the sole. expense of Mr Phillips, father-in-law of Coun- cillor D. E. Jones. The Christmas tree was the result of a collection among the teachers and church members. ROATH-ROAD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.-The' annual social meeting of the members and their friends took place on Wednesday evening, com- mencing with tea at six o'clock,and ending with a miscellaneous musical and literary entertainment, under the presidency of the pastor, the Rev. J. Lloyd Williams, B.A. The secretary's report showed that very satisfactory progress had been made during the past two years, 71 members having been admitted during that time, whilst the debt had been reduced by the sum of:8200, and the building improved at a cost of nearly £30. The New Year's thank-offering just received amounted to E52 Is 9d. PROPOSED HARRIERS' CLUB.—A meeting in connection with an open harriers' club pro- posed to be formed in Cardiff took place at the Blue Anchor, Wharton-street, on Thursday night. The attendance was fairly numerous. Mr T. Cook occupied the chair, and the following were elected officers :-Captain, Mr Cliff; vice do., Mr A. Thomas; secretary, Mr D. Sullivan treasurer, Mr T. Cook. A committee of eight was also chosen, these being Messrs J. T. Hinton. J. B. Coe, Kedzlie, A. J. Stewart, W. Stadden, J. Williams, Bowers, and Cross. INFIRMARY CONCERT.—An evening concert in aid of the children's ward of the Cardiff Infirmary was given in the Town-hall Assembly-rooms on Thursday evening, but, notwithstanding the worthy object in view, the attendance was, unfortunately, very small. The pro- gramme was, nevertheless, carried out in a manner which deserved far better patronage. The glee, "Strike the Lyre," by the Llandaff Orpheus Union, was capitally rendered, as also was The Young Musicians." Miss George and Mr Gibbons gave a harp and pianoforte duet, "Bid me discourse," and were well received. Miss Lucy Clarke, one of Cardiff's most promising vocalists, The Better Land," Tit for Tat," "Ill wait for Jack;' (the latter in response to a persistenten- core), and When Ally and I were sweethearts,' her singing being much appreciated. Mr R. Addams-Williams sang "Non piu andrai," which created much amusement, and "The Devout Lover" (M. Valerie White). Mrs Righton-Trice gave the pianoforte solo, Where the Bee sucks," in her well-known excellent style, whilst Miss George gave Mr John Thomas's harp solo, "Winter," iu a way that proved her knowledge of the instrument. Mr Radley, of the Llandaff Orpheus Union, showed his voice to advantage in "O, Fair Dove.' Mr C. T: Whitmell read The Defence of Luck- now very impressively and with much effect. Tile Anthem" concluded a capital concert, which merited much better patronage than it met with. INSTITUTE FOR THE BLI.ND.-The annual treat given by the committee to the blind workmen and apprentices took place on Wednesday, the new assembly-room of the institute, Glossop-road, being nearly filled with the inmates and friends. After high tea, which was well served by Mrs G. F. Webb, the Misses Bird, of Charles-street, and the Misses Pritchard, of Richmond-road, an entertainment was proceeded with. The musical class of the blind rendered The Redoross Knight and The Coming of the King with good effect. Miss C. Bird ably recited The Execution of Mary Queen of Scots.' The songs selected by the Rev E' Morgan and Mr J. P. Taylor were well ren. dered. Mrs Thompson, Mrs Harrison, and Mis- Stephenson presided at the pianoforte. Inter- apersed with the foregoing, some telling-addresses were given by the Vicar of St. John's on Com- pensation," Alderman Cory, Dr. Fiddian, Mr John Moore, the honorary secretaiy, and the manager. At 9.30 a large quantity oi wearing apparel and linen drapery was distributed to the j blind, each of whom received a good parcel, and < returned home with grateful hearts. j THE CORPORATION OF LONDON having required the premises of the ilanUrnpo Ageacy Association, 29, Ludgrlte-hill, E.C., for city improvements, the Alliance Clothing Company, 33, St. -»lary-strtet, Leg most re. spectfuliy to inform the inhabitants of Cardiff and neighbourhood that they have taken over the whole of the above company's stock, comprising Hobson and Co.'s stock of clothing, «seorge Oliver's stock of hosiery and ties, and Strauss Bros.' stock of fancy g-jojis for immediate sale at a trifle over one-half the originaliu- voice cost. Sale now proceeuingat ttie Alliance Cloth- ing Company, 33, Mary-street, Cardiff. 2W EXPERIENCED VETERINARY SMITH (Jo-eph Peare) shoes every class of horse at the Cardiff Horse Exchange,near the Custom House. Atrial solicited.232K AT 79, ST. MARY'S-STREET, CARDIFF, for the next few days, good woollen or merino socks may be bad at is 2d per pair, three ;pairs for 3s. Sewing and knitting machines as usual. 211 SWANSEA. DISCHARGE OF BANKRUPTS. — His Honour, Judge Williams, on Thursday, granted the dis- charge of Mr Pegler and of Mr Haddon. REPAIRING A VESSEL.—At the County-court on Thursday, before his Honour, Judge Williams, was heard the case of the Central Engineering Works against Mr Trevellick. This was a new trial, the defendant maintaining that he was not the party liable to pay. Mr Evans, the late manager of the Central Engineering Company, said he was ordered to do some work to the vessel Carolina by Mr Trevellick. Mr T. B. Richards appeared for the owners of the vessel Mr W. R. Smith ior the com- pany, and Mr D. Lewis, barrister, for Mr Trevellick. Mr Morgan, foreman of the Central Engineering Works, said that when the bargain was made the alterations were to cost jB5 to P,4, but there were extras done. On behalf pf Mr Trevellick, Mr Lewis contended that his client was only manager of the Carolina, the vessel being owned by a company. Mr Trevellick said that he had agreed with Mr Evans to fully repair the vessel for £ 4. All the extras were in theoriginal contra.c. At that time he was re- gistered owner. Mr Richards admitted the Carolina Company indebted to 94. His Honour gave judgment for the plaintiff for L7 zad costs against the defendant as registered owner. THH BANKRCPTCT COURT.—At the bankruptcy court, on Thursdav-before I%fr Registrar Home, the adjourned public examination of Dd. Thomas, builder, was proceeded with. The Official Re ceiver (Mr Rosser) conducted the examination, and Mr Robinson Smith appeared for the bank- rupt. The bankrupt said his liabilities were £4,690, and he had unsecured creditors to the extent of JS996, and creditors fully secured to the amount of £ 333, the securities being estimated to produce £ 3,703. After a lengthy hearing the examination was closed.—Mrs Ann Davis, aged 87, who kept a grocery shop at Morriston, was next examined. It appeared that she owed £1,300, and that her assets were L555. She said she pave the business iuto the charge of her graud-daugbter's husband. The bankrupt ap- peared unable to give an account of her affairs, and the court allowed her to pass. Mr V. Simons appeared for the bankrupt.

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