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MW DISTRICT NEWS. BARRY. TRINITY COTJLEGR OF MUSIC.—At the local ex- aminations in connection with the above College, held at Caruiif June 24th, 1892. Miss Florence Williams, daughter of our townsman, Mr. John Williams, Windsor-road, Barry, passed with honours in harmony and counterpoint (senior division), the highest and only pass in honours. We congratulate Miss Williams, and trust she may be privileged to impart to many her exceptional knowledge. Miss Florence Williams was the highest and only pass on the Honour Section of the Senior Division—the highest on the list of the 120 candidates who presented themselves. Miss Williams is a pupil of Mr. W. Ernest Jones, of Penarth. GOOD TEMPLARY.-The usual weekly meeting of the "Star of Barry" Lodge of the I.O.G.T., was held at the Lodge-room, High-street, on Tuesday evening last. There was a good attendance of members, whilst a number of the members of the St. David's Lodge, Cadoxton, also paid the lodge a visit. The chair was occupied by the Chief Templar, and after the ordinary business had been dispensed with, the nomi- nation of officers for the ensuing session took place.— Next Tuesday evening the installation of the newly- appointed officers will come off, the names of whom will be presented in our next issue. THE WELSH TEMPERANCE COUNCIL.—The first of a series of temperance meetings in connection with the Welsh Temperance Society was held at the Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Barry, on Tuesday night. Stirring addresses were given by several speakers to a fairly good audience. BANKRUPTCY.—Charles Eyles, haulier, of Evan- street, Barry, has been adjudicated a bankrupt. MEETING OF CREDITORS.—The first meeting of the creditors of David J. Greig, confectioner, High- street, B:ury, will be held at the office of the Official Receiver, Cardiff, at noon on Thursday, 4th August, and the public examination will take place on the same date at two p.m., at the Cardiff Town-hall. OUTING.—On Saturday last the teachers of the Wesley an Sunday School, Barry, accompanied by a number of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Lowden and the superintendent, Mr. J. J..Moon, had their annual outinir to Llantwit-Major. They assembled at 8.30 at the school, and at nine the party, numbering G5. left in several well-appointed breaks. Arriving at Llan- twit-Major, the party made tracks for the beach, and cricket, football, and other games were entered into with great spirit. Dinner was partaken of at the Wesleyan Sunday School kindly lent for the occasion. In the afternoon the party visited the many places of interest in the neighbourhood, and returned for tea at the Schoolroom. After tea addresses were de- livered by the superintendent (Mr. J. J. Moon), Mr. D. Robert, I Mr. Dunstan, and Mr. Lowden. Votes of thanks were proposed by Mr. David Roberts, seconded by Mr. Lowden, to the Llantwit-Major friends for their kindness in allo..Ting them the use of the schoolroom. Walks in the immediate neighbourhood again fol- lowed, and at eight the party left for Barry, arriving there at ten. A most enjoyable day was sent.p 0 IS YOUR WATCH WRONG ? IF SO, and you wish it put in reliable order, why go to town when you can get any class of Watch, repairs done equally weli at Ba.rry by W. COOMBS, Market Hall Buildings, late with Mr. J. Hetticli, 60, Queen-street, Cardiff. [301 BARRY DOCK. SLNGIXG FESTIVAL.—A general rehearsal was held at the Welsh Independent Chapel, Holton, on Sunday last. There was a good attendance, and the practice was very satisfactory. CATHOLIC MISSION.-The special services at the Catholic School Chapel have been largely attended, and the success of the Mission has been in every re- spect most satisfactory. The Mission will end on Sunday evening at 6.30 with a special sermon and Renewal of the Baptismal Vows Two excellent ser- mons were delivered at last Sunday s services. NEW BOATs.-Three fine steamships came into Barry Dock with Tuesday evening's tide, that have not been here before. Two of them, the Slingsby and Duke of York, are English made, and are quite new. ACCIDENT AT THE STATION.—During the refix- ing of a signal post at the Station on Tuesday after- noon last, the funnel of a passing engine caught one of the wires supporting a new post, dislodging the signal from its position and pulling down a chimney to which had been temporarily attached another wire for sup- port. The latter fell with a crash through the station roof on to the platform below, breaking with it a number of panes of gla?s. Many persons were on the platform at the time of the occurrence, but luckily no one was injured by the falling debris. The accident happened as the 12.30 train for Barry was leaving the station. SALE OF PROPERTY.—Messrs. Lewis Lewis and Davies offered for sale by auction on Tuesday last, at the Barry Dock Hotel, four lots of leasehold property, situate in Pyke-ttreet, Bassett-street, and Burlington- street. Lot 1 was sold to Miss Ann Hopkins, and Lots 2.3, and 4 were withdrawn, but subsequently sold by Ii private treaty. BANKRUPTCY.—Edward M. Hind, builder, of New- land- street, Barry Dock, has been adjudicated a bank- rapt. OTJTI-NG. i Saturday last the employes of the Barry Graving Dock Company had their annual outing. Proceeding to Cardiff by an early train from Barry Dock, they embarked on board the steamer Queen of the Bay (specially chartered for the conveyance of the party) across the Bristol Channel to the beautiful watering place of Minehead. On their arrival at Minehead the party proceeded to the Feathers Hotel, where refreshments were partaken of. The lions of the neighbourhood were then visited, some of the party made for the bathing stations and disported themselves in the water, whilst others enjoyed some donkey-rides on the fine sandy beach. At two o'clock dinner was served at the Feathers Hotel, Host Thristle catering in his usual first-rate style. After dinner the men were photographed, and then again walked to the Beach, to the Church, where the curious old chained Bible was examined; to Alscombe and to Dunster, to view the curious old Market HouseN and Dunster Castle, the home of the Fownes Luttrells for over 600 years. The present lord of the Castle, Mr. George Luttrell, is the owner of most of the property at Minehead, Dunster, and for many miles around. He is a Radical of a very advanced type, however, and is almost idolised by his tenantry, His second son, Mr. Hugh Luttrell, was recently returned as the Radical M.P. for the Tavistock Division of Devonshire. After spending a most enjoyable day, at six o'clock the party left Minehead for home, which was reached before midnight. ENGLISH WESLEYANISM. — At the Holton-road Wesleyan Chapel on Wednesday, a service of song, entitled The River Singers," was kindly and ably Tendered by the Barry Wesleyan Choir. Although the choir is represented by a large number of very young folks, they very creditably rendered their different parts to an appreciative audience. The choir is under the most able leadership of Mr. Geo. Phillips, of Barry, the organist being Miss Roberts, of Barry, who accomplished her task in her usual creditable manner. The connective readings were given by Mr. J. Moon in his usual masterly style the chair being taken by our ever faithful friend Mr. J. Lowdon. CADOXTON. RHYMNEY CHAMBER OF TRADE.—The members of this body bad an enjoyable day at the Royal Hotel, Cadoxton, on Thursday, when they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Williams, the respected host and hostess (and formerly of the Royal Hotel, Rhymney). The party, about thirty in number, left Rhymney at 11.27, and, after arriving at Cadoxton, lunched at the invitation of Mr. Williams. A visit was paid to *Tynewydd, where the members of the party were hospitably received by Mr. and Mrs. J. Jewel Williams. After an inspection of the docks, the whole of the members sat down to a splendid repast, gratuitously supplied by Mr. Williams, who was in the chair, and was supported by Mr. D. T. Alexander, Dr. O'Donnell, Mr. J. J. Williams, and others. Mr. J. Edwards and Mr. Daniel Thomas occupied the vice-chair. A programme of toasts and songs were gone through, and after ringing cheers for the worthy do'.iors of the feast, the party broke up. MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST CHURCH. — The pulpit of this place of worship last Sunday was occupied both morning and evening by Mr. T. W. Needhurst, son of the Rev. T. Needhurst, of Hope Chapel, Cardiff, who preached two most eloquent sermons. Next Sunday the pastor, Rev. L. Ton Bvans, will officiate. A DISGRACEFUL SCENE was witnessed last Sun- day evening on the Moors-road. Two men were fight- ing, one a well-known character, who keeps a boarding- house in Vere-street, the other a sailor. Several rounds had been fought in a yard, but not having enough room there, they proceeded to the Moors-road, where a large crowd soon gathered, and five or six more rounds were fought. One man's face was covered with blood, and the other had but a few scratches. They still kept on encouraged by the sailors who formed themselves into a ring, and no one had the courage to stop them, when a woman, named Mrs. Mooney, bravely came up and separated them. They still struggled to get at each other, but were held back by the seconds. During all this time not a policeman was seen, the fight having lasted for about half an hour. THE CADOXTON WELSH BAPTIST BUILDING SOCIETY.-The following are the numbers of the successful members of the Cadoxton Welsh Baptist Buildin" Society at the drawing which took place last week :-Nos. 3698, 5750, 2129, 4758, 4961, 3235, 949. 2648, 5441, 8176, 4395, 4332.—James Lewis, David Williams, Sees.—Advt. MR. W. M DOUGLAS, of Cadoxton, was one of the judges of the foot races at the Cardiff Infirmary Sports at the Sophia Gardens on Saturday. LOVERS of athletic games in this district will be pleased to hear that Mr. W. M. Douglas has been nominated for the post of hon. sec. of the Cardiff Football Club for season 1892-3. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE.—Mr. William Thomas (Barry) was the only member of the Public Works Committee who turned up on Monday at the Iiocal Board Offices, and, consequently, no meeting was held. INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS.— On Thursday, the 21st, the usual weekly meeting of the St. David's Lodge was held at the Shaftesbury Hotel. A good number attended, and at the conchi- aion of the Lodge business a most entertaining' musical programme was gone through. Rro. T. W. Elliott put the audience in very goo .I humour with his comic song, *'• I did it." Bro. Willey sang" Hen Wlad fy Nhadau," j Sister Attwood, "Sowing seed." Bro. Rickards j gave a good song, and Bro. Bert Summers impressed upon them t't MONEY was the real source of J worldly happiness. All persons are very welcome to join the society, which is in a flourishing condition, with a large number of members on the list. Hon. sec., Bro. W. E. Davies, Belle Vue-terrace, Cadoxton. ACCIDENT.—On Sunday evening, as William Roney, the five-year-old son of Mr. William Roney, of 74, Barry-road, Cadoxton-Barry, was playing, in company with a number of other children, he was accidentally run over by a break containing a pleasure party, and seriously injured. INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS.— The business of this evening (Thursday) will be the nomintaionof officeis,ifcc., for the ensuing quarter. All the members are requested to be present. HIBERNIANS.—The members of the Cadoxton- Barry Hibernia Society will meet at the club-room, Witchiil Hotel, at 8.30 on Monday morning (Bank Holiday), and march in procession to the School-' chapel, Court-road, to attend a special nine o'clock service, at which one of the Missionary Fathers will preach. All their friends are invited to be present, At this service the new banner of the society will be solemnly blessed. CADOXTON RECREATION ROOMS PRIZE DRAW- ING.—The following are the winning numbers in the above drawing, which has just taken place :-148, telescope 20, watch 134, the two local papers for 12 months from date of drawing; 493, suit of clothes; 246, ham; 260, smoking chair; 75, a pipe: 500, ilb. tobacco 452, three pairs of Cambrian hose 234, box of cigars 289, jar of tobacco 191, 21bs. of tea; 79, ham. The two papers will be supplied by Mr. Town- send every week. LOCAL SUCCESS.—Amongst the names of those pupils who successfully passed the examination of the College of Preceptors in June we notice the name of Miss H. M. Whitburn, of the Court School; principal, Miss Small. PROPOSED CONSERVATIVE CLUB.—A meeting of the members of the Barry and Cadoxton Conservative Association was held on Tuesday evening at the Wenvoe Arms Hotel. The proceedings were of a private nature, no reporters being admitted. CYCLE CLUB.—The members of this club will run to Chepstow via Newport on Bank Holiday, starting from headquarters (Royal Hotel, Cadoxton) at 8.30 a.m. With fine weather it will be an enjoyable ride, and all cyclists are welcome to join the party. MIND, DON'T YOU FORGET IT. There is no remedy equal to Gwilym Evan's Quinine Bitters for indigestion and its consequences. If you suffer, try it at once-it never fails. See advt. in another column. [7 PENARTH. APPOINTMENT OF NUISANCE INSPECTOR.—An adjourned meeting of the Board was held on Wednes- day evening, to receive applications for the post of nuisance inspector, and to make the appointment. There were between 40 and 50 applicants from all parts of the country. After very careful considera- tion, the only local applicant for the office, Mr. Tom Meazey, was elected. CHURCH CHOIR PICNIC. —On Wednesday, in delightful weather, the choirs of St. Augustine's and All Saints' Churches, with other friends, numbering together about 70, were entertained by the rector and churchwardens to a picnic at Porthkerry. Access to the park was allowed by the kind permission of Mr. John Cory. The party were driven in breaks sup- plied by Messrs. Andrews and Son, a sumptuous luncheon being served by Mr. E. Bishop, of Penarth, on arriving at Porthkerry shortly after mid-day. At six o'clock tea was also served, and the return journey was commenced at eight o'cleck. FIRE.-Between four and five o'clock on Monday afternoon the engine shed of the Penarth Steam Joinery Works, in Railway-terrace, belonging to Mr. D. G. Price, builder and contractor, took fire. The engine was working with full steam pressure at the time, and so quickly did the flames spread that it was some time before the steam could be shut off. This was rendered the more difficult as the governing strap was quickly burnt, and an explosion was feared. One of Mr. Price's men, however, by means of a pole, managed to pull the lever back. The alarm mean- while had been given, and the Police Fire Brigade, under Inspector King, quickly arrived, but it was some considerable time before they could properly fit the hydrant. The employes of Mr. Price were not idle, and a hose was soon playing on the flames, which were got under in about an hour and a half's time. The shed was completely burnt, and the damage done to the engine is estimated at f200. RECEIVING ORDER.—A receiving order has been made on the estate of Morgan Rees Williams, East- cliffe, Penarth, bank manager. PENMARK. PRESENTION TO REV. W. DANIELS.-On Thurs- day evening, the 21st inst., the Rev. W. Daniels, Cal- vinistic minister of the above place was the subject of a very neat and handsome presentation, in the form of a writing desk, on the occasion of his leaving the above church to take charge of the newly-formed Methodist Church at Barry Dock This beautiful present was given by his friends and well-wishers as a token of their esteem and much appreciation of his faithful and successful ministry amongst them. We understand that he has laboured for five years in this church, during which period he has made a name and reputa- tion which is well worth to be envied, and established himself as a good and intelligent preacher, a genial and faithful pastor, and also as a true, thorough, uncompro- mising and sterling character. Not only the Church but also the neighbourhood at large will suffer a great loss in the removal of Mr. Daniels, though in this case, as in many others, what is a loss to the one is a great gain to the other. Barry Dook should be (and we know they are) very proud of their choice. We wish the Church and pastor every success,. trusting that their labours will be abundantly blessed for the great end towards which he Has called them. WENVOE. DEATH OF MKS. MORRIS, THE TARRWS.—On Sunday, July 17th, Mrs. Morris passed away after a long illness. She was the wife of Mr. Morris, butcher. In her death Wenvoe has lost one of its oldest in- habitants. She came to the parish when very young, and spent the whole of her long life in the place. On this account she was well known in the neighbour- hood. She possessed many excellent qualities, and was well beloved and respected by all. Her generosity was proverbial. Her religion was characterised by sincerity. She believed and acted on the principle that godliness was profitable for the life that now is and also for the life to come." The family has had a great loss; she was the virtuous woman" that is described in the last chapter of Proverbs. A good wife and a tender and loving mother has gone to the grave. The Methodist cause at Wenvoe has lost a generous supporter, and the ministers and students a true friend, as Mrs. Morris was given to hospitality. Her whole life was characterised by honesty and up- rightness. She was one that made the best of both worlds. Whatever her hand found to do she did it with all her might. The text of the sermon was very appropriate, "She did what she could." She had reached the age of 75, thus her reminiscences of the neighbourhood were very interesting. The family at the Castle she could remember for three generations, even as far back as the grandfather of the late Captain Jenner. The funeral, which was largely attended, took place on the following Thursday. A short service was held at the residence of deceased, when the Rev. W. Williams, Cadoxton, officiated. The place of inter- ment was the Calvinistic Methodist Chapel, Wenvoe. At the chapel the Rev. W. Mr. Tibbott, Cadoxton, introduced the service. The sermon was preached by the Rev. W.Jones, Morriston, an old and valued friend of the family. The text was Mark xiv., 8, and a very eloquent and pathetic sermon was delivered. At the grave the Rev. D. M. Thomas, pastor, officiated. May the Lord be a refuge and strength to the family in their day of trouble.-Com.

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