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MACHYNLLETH. THE agents for the sale of the COUNTY TIMES are Messrs T Parsons & Sons, Burcombe House, and Messrs W II Smith & Son, Railway Bookstall. THE WAR.—The excitement here is as keen as £ ver, and feeling runs very high as to the probable I ending of the war, the expense, and the period of its termination. Some of the local Volunteers have had orders to leave on Saturday. This brings tho war very near to our own doors aud homes. INFLUENZA.—This ugly visitor is visiting almost every house in the town. Seldom, if ever, has there been such a large number of people ill at I the same time in the town. The doctors are kept busy day and night endeavouring to check its I advance. COFKTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.—This school re- opened on Tuesday. The. number has increased, there being 80 pupils. The staff is also increased, the new assistant master being Mr E T Evans, B. -V., late of Llangefni County School, Anglesey, and of the University College of Wales. Mr Roberts still gives lessons in shorthand. The new Sergeant- Instructor of the Volunteers gives the pupils lessons in drill. The school ground is tiearing completion, and when finished will be a very nice plot of green. The cricket pitch next season should bo second to none, and ought to be as level as a billiard table. The new labnratory has been roofed, and wi1J ere Jong- be ready for use. The roomA are large, airy, welt-ventllated, and the windows are exceptionally large. The school library is also increasing, and the scholars avail themselves to the full of the opportunities they have of reading good books. The football elevens of the school are now practising on the Rectory field. This field is kindly fent to the hoys by the Rev Canon Trevor until the school field is ready. Several matches have been arranged—home and away—with neighbouring County Schools, a full report of which will duly appear in our columns. WELSH LITERARY SOCIETY.—A Society of a high literary order and merit is on foot in the town. One of the objects is tc create a taste for reading good Welsh Literature, and to discuss matters of National interest, in the way of antiquities—local and otherwiRe-old manuscripts, Xational Institu- tions, such aa Eistoddfodan, &c., the Biographies of Eminent Welshmen, &0. The Society is purely Welsh, although discussion may be carried on in English by a member who may particularly desire to express himself in English rather than iu Welsh. It is called Cvmdeithas Gymreigyddion Cyfeiliog," and has for its motto Fy iaith, Fy Ngwlad, a Fy ghened1." The Officers are as follows President, Mr John Rowlands, solicitor; vice-prasiderit, Rev D T Hughes, Morfa; treasurer, Mr Henry Lewis, Tower recorders, Rev E W Evans (Wnion), and Dr E Davies-Rees (ApGwyddon) members of committee, Rev D H Hughes, and Mr Evan Jones, B.A., B.Sc. Papers are read by Professors of the University of Wales, and by well-known Anti- quarians, Bards, and literary experts, and discussion follows each paper, five minutes being-allowed each member. On Wednesday eVéning an able paper was read by the Rev E W Evans (Wnion) on the Gorsedd Farddol." The previous paper read was by Professor Lewis, M.A., of Aberystwyth College, on The Education and Mental Development of the Welsh Labouring Class," a highly instructive and interesting paper.










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