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Housing Schemes inJ Denbighshire

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WREXHAM. I IV\. I (Tlie local oftica of the 'Border Countiee Advertiser i8 at Border Pre&s. Egcrton Street, where all som- toualttations should be addressed --lo Mr. U. G. Lerry. locai repro^ntawvt. S THE INFIRMARY.—As a result of Mr. Walter Roberts's successful pantomime, the infirmary funds will benefit to the extent of just over £ 1,000—a truly magnificent result upon which the whole of the large company of workers are to be heartily congratulated. SCHOLARSHIP.—Mr. Samuel Harris has gaiaed a Welsh Exhibition Scholarship of £ 60 per annum for natural science at Jesus Col- lege. Oxford. He is the son of Mr. B. Harris, Wrexham, and wa.s fcrme^y a scholar at. l Grove Park County School. PERSONAL.—The good wishes of a very wide circle of friends will go with Mr. F. E. Morgan, manager of the London and Provm- eial work, who is leaving to take up work for the same bank at Wood Green, Totteu- haul. T.. NA.VAL.—First-class Stoker Vivian R. Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Randle Jones, Mile Barn, Holt-road, is expected home on leave shortly. He is one of the members of the crew of the famous cruiser, H.M. S. Royalist,which has returned. to Ports- mouth. He has served on the ship for the last four years. A BY-ELECTION.—There is a vacancy on the Town Council owing to the resignation: of Mr. Herbert Thomas, who sat for the South W-ird. Mr. Horace Blew is spoken of as a. Conservative or Independent candidate, and; Mr. Ernest Taylor, a Norman-road railway- j man, will contest the seat on behalf of j Labour. It will be a matter for great sur- prise if the Labour Party are able to secure a victory vote in this district of the town which has invariably preferred candidates i wearing the true blue" 1 GRAND FETE.—Wrexham Kennel, Society," owing to the outbreak of rabies, are unable to hold a dog show. The Kennel Club, Lon- don, could not for the same reason, grant championship certificates. The Powell Ath- letic Club, therefore, approached several gentlemen interested in horses, etc., and i strong committee was formed to organise a para-de and show of heavy and harness horses. Over £ 70 in prizes is being offered for trades- men's and farmers' turnouts and for harness horses. Further, valuable prizes are offered for heavy cart horses. It is hoped local tradesmen and farmers will give the show all the support they can and will enter their turnouts, etc., so as to make it a success. For further particulars of this show apply to Mr. Horace Blew, Parr's Bank Chambers, Wrexham. j ACREFAIR. WE SLY AN CHURCH.—The Sunday School Anni- I versary was held on Sunday, when the Rev. J. Col- liver Williams, of Wrexham, preached morning and evening. In the afternoon Mr. Ralph Darlington pre- sided and special Lyrrn.s were sung by the choir. Collections were taken in aid cf L' ccaccl tunds. ENtBRTAIFMENT.—Mr. R. M. Foster presided over a large audience at St. Paul's Church on Tuesday week, when a good programme of songs, recitations, a part-song, Comrades song of Hope," by Cefn and District Male Voice Party, under the baton of Mr. Edwin Humphreys, and two humourous sketches were giv m by Sunday school workers and friends. Miss Hilda Davies and Mr. Williams accompanied. ST. PAULS CnURCn.-The Easter Veitry was held on Thursday, when there-was a good attendance of parishioners, presided over by the Vicar, the Rev. D. T. Silian Evans, support d by the Curate-m-charge, Rev. Walter Ellis..Mi. J. E. Morris, people's warden, presented a statement of accounts, which showed re- ceipts to be £1(X¡ lit. 5d., expenditure £ 136 3s. lid., and the balance 'n the bank to be £ 29 13s. 6d. The accounts were adopted. Mr. Ben. Glover was nom- inated by the Vicar as his warden, and Mr. J. W. Jones elected people's warden. The tOUowing were ap- pointed sidesmen—Messrs. J. E. Morri', John Prince, J. ?.!l!s, A. Ashton, Jarres Thetford. George Jones, Ernest Jones, and Bert Harris. Mrs. W. H. Thomas and Mr. Prince were elected as representatives to the ¡ Chanter tnee. iugs. A cordial vote of thanks to all church workers for the past year was proposed by the ¡ Vicar and carritd. > I INSPECTION.—The first inspection of Boy Scouts, in connection with the Presbyterian Chapel, took li place on Thursday evening, in t'he Dr:!l Hall, when ) there was a large. attendance. Gymnastic and ambu- lance display was given as well as presentation of f prizes, badges and medals. The chair was occupied by JIr. jSormaa •ui»esaer, supported by Mrs. Gracbser, Miss Jard'ne, Capt. Chas. Morris and Capt. Percy Lio/d Jones, it, W.F. The Chairman delivered an encouraging address and stated he was very pleased Iy¡th all he had seen. Capt. Percy Lloyd Jones, who I inspected tae Bee uh, tc the number of 80, congratu- I lated &outm35t.er G. A. She Hard upon the Sne appear- ¡' ance of the t ? ya and eulogi?ed the troops. Solos were rendered by the Misses Bessie and Eveline Tiffany.—On tie motion of Mr. R. O. Pritchard, seconded by Mr Geo Taylor, and supported by Mr. hrry, Council School, a vote of thanks was accorded to the. Chairman, Mrs. Graesser for distributing the prizes, and to Capt. P. Lloyd Jones for inspecting the j troop. The meeting closed with the singing of the Nationa.1 Anthem. PENYCAE. I PARISH COUNCIL.—At the first meeting the Rev. I W. B. Jone- was elects v chairman and Mr. Dnie1 Williams, vice-chairman. Mr. Jonathan I., rancis was i appointed clerk and Messrs. Evans and Daniel Wil- I, Hams overseers. The question of housing was con- I fidered and it vvas agreed to ask the District Coun- cil to build, at least 50 houses. An application for the re-ooeniig of Wynn Hall Branch to the G. W.R. was agreed upon. .—————

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