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THOKXTON HOIGH I MH. W. H. LEVER'S HOSPITALITY.— There would appoar to be practically no limit to tho generous hosp;tality at t.n> Aia.nor, a portion only of m, have been mentioned by the county I press. To-day (Saturdayl tue all1lt IJlJpulatioHoi j th<» village vv:ll be entertained to a reception and da nee at the Manor, whi.o the Concord Society, who are again specially invited, will no doubt add t heir quota to the pleasures of tho evening. N!;W CONGREGATIONAL MINISTER.— The Langford Burrows, who has been ap- po.ntod resident Congregational minister at Thornton Hough, is to preach at the village chapel on Sunday morning, aud at both services on the following Sunday. He takes up lÙ; regular work on the first Sunday in March. As already stated, Mr. W. II. Lever, on behalf of the Congrega- tionalists, has taken over the Thornton. Houtrn \\>sh>yan Chapel, and w.ll shortly build a spacious Congregational church, wh ca vili also be ?n- dowed by him. Mexnwiii'le the old Wesieyan building j, serving for the Coiigi-egafiona-lists. CONCORD SOCIETY'S CONCERT.- The in- augural eoncert- of tne T. orn.on Hough Concord f^o'iety to,:k place on Vved iesdav e\oiling in the handsome bed room attached to Thornton Manor, the residence of Mr. W. Ii. Lever. There was a largo and apprec aud ience, including the heads of the various departments a.t fort. Sun- light. the Port Sunl.ght Philharmonic Society. and a. large circle ot private friends. Miss Mollie Spencer and Air. Arnold Senior were responsible for The ioc-ii soios, and acqu tied themselves ad- muanh. .n[e Lie Thornton Hough Society won warm < "mmcoidation for their rendering of the various choruses. The first part of the pro- giamine was taken up by G. A. Alacfarren's can- tata C/nstrnas, in which both prmc.pals and chorus were loudly applauded, while the remark- able progress made by the, under their pains- trkiiv. conductor, Mr. F. H. Seddon, was very < learly in ov.deuce. At the close, Mr. W. H. I-ever, the president aud founder of the Concord Society, referred in complimentary terms to the progress which was made by it. Its con- ductor, Air. Itddo,i, i acl ac!sieved remarkablv tjOocl re-.u,t-w:(h the Port Sunlight" Philliarmonie l", M he had founded and trained, and -nvet. a littie more time 1 e felt sure that the riroriMon riough Society would compare favour ably with that of Port Sunl.ght. Air. Seddon. •suitab.y resjxvided, and the guests were- after- w:oJ>: ho-p.tubly entertained by Mr. and Airs Lever. pre.ided at the. piano and i Ilia rut;: n at tno organ, and the Dro- gramm. was as follows The cantata: Introduc- tion (organ) and chorus, T.-e Hand of "'jnt-er"; recit. and romance (soprano)—recit., Welcome blest Season romance, Ciiristnias comes, and iitiius that long havo parted, moot to exch&iigo tne loving grasp once more." carolf chorus). "A LJl'è.<;illg on this noble house, and all that in it d, vvei recit. and song (baritone) with chorus, Wekom^ to wery guest. song, "An Old Ellg- lish htory duet (soprano and baritone), "Little ehnuriMi alt rejoice, the festival is here" final-pi, Tne Feast is spread in the vaulted hail." Man- doiin soio, "Scotch Fantasia." Miss A. G. Bur- ton ions (with chorus), "Naznrcth," Air. Arnold .ijo'igs (a) "It was a lover and h:s lass" lifp shall la^t, Miss Mollie Spencer; mandolin solo. "Trovatore." Miss A. G. Burton part song. "See amid tho winter snow," the Con- cord Society.


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