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& EBBW YAMS,

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OAKES AND ALE.

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OAKES AND ALE. Some parochial records in the Metropolis show that in the olden time preachers, however virtu- ous, did not dispense with cakes and ale, and London was not singular in that respect. At Darlington an old parish register contains the entry in 1639:â44 Paid for Mr. Thompson, that preached the forenoon and afternoon, for a quart of sack, 14d" and again (1650), "for six quarts of sack, to the minister that preached when we had not a minister(!) 9s." But it was not always sack, for in 1691 a pint of brandy was got for Mr. George Bell, price Is 6d. The higher clergy felt also the need of stimulant, for, says the clerk, "When the Dean of Durham preached here, spent in & treat with him 3s 6d," and Ustljj^'4for a stranger that preached, a dozen of

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PONTYPOOL BOARD OF GUARDIANS.…

A GOOD-NATURED MAGISTRATE.

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REVISION COURT AT PONTYPOOL.

,I LAUNCH AT CHEPSTOW.

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LIFE AND DEATH OF A TRAMP.

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GARNDIFFAITH.

UPPER CWMBRAN.

ABERSYCHAN GAS COMPANY.

CONCERT AT CWMBRAN.

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SOUTH WALES MINING NOTES.

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BLAENAVON.