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SALMON FISHING.—The fishing season so far has proved very successful at the estuary of the Tivy, several very large hauls having been taken last and previous weeks. One fine salmon, weighing 391bs, was caught in the river. ST. DO(?MELLS.—'The Sunday schools of Beth- ania, Blaenywaun, Gerazina, and Talybont, assembled on Whit-Monday morning at Bethsaida chapel to recite their respective "pwnc" and sing. At two and six o'clock the Cymanfa Ganu" of the district was held, under the leadership of Mr W. T. Samuel, Swansea, which proved a great success, the singing throughout being exceedingly good. FUNERAL OF THE REV. HENRY JONES.—The remains of the above much esteemed gentleman were interred in Manordivy Churchyard, on Wednesday afternoon last, in the presence of an exceedingly large assembly of clergymen, friends, and neighbours. As briefly announced in our last issue the sad event took place at Llanfihangel Geneu'rglyn Vicarage, on the 3rd inst. The deceased arrived at Llanfihangel in the full enjoy- ment of health, accompanied by his wife, Mrs Jones, on Monday evening, in order to attend the annual meetings at Llanfihangel on the following days, where he was announced tc preach on the first an last nights. A few minutes before start- ing to church on Tuesday night the deceased was paralysed on the left side, and was medically attended by Dr. Jones, Borth, and Dr. Harries, Aberystwyth. He pass away quietly, at the age of 61. Great sympathy is felt with Mrs Jones and the family in their sad bereavement. INQUEST.—On Tuesday evening, at the Corner Houae, St. Dogmells, Mr Ivor Evans, coroier for the district, held an enquiry touching the death of Mr Thomas Evans, mariner, Pilot-street, who accidentally fell into Feidirfawr from Pilot-street on Sunday week, as published in our last issue. In the fall deceased injured his head, and erysipelas supervened, which proved fatal. Ver- dict accordinly. SUICIDE.—On Friday, the 3rd inst., Mr Ivor Evans held an inquest at Tymawr, Cwm Gwaun, on the body of Mrs Margaret Jenkins, wife of Mr Jenkins, of Tymawr. From the evidence it transpired that on Friday morning deceased was missed from bed by her daughter with whom she slept. Her husband being informed of the fact about 4 a.m. went in search of his wife, and found her suspending in the back room, life being extinct. Verdict-" Suicide whilst temporary insane. STURGEON.-On Tuesday a fine sturgeon was caught in the rivei; at Ferryside in one of the salmon nets. The royal fish measured 44 inches in girth, 89 inches in length, and weighed 1771bs. LLECHRYD.—The "Cymanfa Ganu" of the Independent Churches of the locality was held at Capel Isaf, in this place, on- Whit-Monday, under the leadership of the Rev. W. Emlyn Jones, Morriston. The singing was exceedingly good, and the general tendency of these meetings is to improve congregational singing, which is a very worthy object. ABERPORTH.-The Calvinistic Methodists of the Cardigan district, held their half-yearly meeting of the Sunday schools at this place on W hit-Monday. The following schools were present :-Tanygroes, Blaenanerch, Llechryd, Blaencefn, Cenarth, Cardigan, Aberporth. The examiners were the Revs James Jones, M.A., Evan Morris (Aberayron), Thos Lewis (Bethania), and T. C. Thomas (Bedlinog). The weather was beautiful, and the singing, the questioning, and the answering very good. e A BIT OF ANCIENT HISTORY. The annexed petition was found among the papers of the late Mr John Griffiths, relieving officer, and as it throws light on the trouble the writer was in some half a century ago, it will be of interest to our readers. We may further add that the writer had spent some years in London, and that it is said that it was he who first introduced an umbrella to Cardigan :— Gentleman.—I hope your honour that you look over this petition, that I have Cardigan District paupers coffins to do, between John Havard and myself, and they shuffling me off, and I went to Mr Nugent and had no answer, and then I went to Mr Caleb Lewis, and he said that he had nothing to do with it, and told me to go to John Griffiths, the relieving officer, and he said that he got nothing to do with it also, and then I met Mr Griffiths, of Llwyndurris, in town, and I talk to him and he told me that they can't do it and told me to go to the guardians, and I went to Mr Jenkins, and he said that he can't believe me that they done so, also I went to Rev Daniel Davies, and he was wonder and told that they can't do so, both the guardians, and now I hope that you will look into it to take my part and your own part, also to what you done to me. The timber and nails I provide for they stand on my hands. If you disbelieve me that I can make him, I ask you gentlemen who make Mr Morgan, the clergyman coffin also Mr Lloyd, Nantgwillt, Brother D., Mr Williams, Major Bowen, brother-in-law also Colonel Lloyd oldest son. I say that I make him and great many number more for I put them down. "Again I say who did shuffle me off, Mr Nugent, 11 John Griffiths, relieving officer, Thomas Williams, Verwig Guardian, and he is brother-in-law to Havard, and this three done it without the guardians now nothing about it. Gentlemen, I hope that you take it in hand and look in to it. "Mr Nugent told in the vestry that I make a coffin that the dead feet hang over it through the street. That is a lie, and Mr Thomas, clergyman, say for shame Nugent, and told that I dident brought it to the churchyard here, and I say that is very hard to me. JOHN LADD. Return this to the Bearer." PEMBROKESHIRE BAPTIST ASSOCIATION. The annual meetings of the above Association were held at Star, Llanfyrnach, on Tuesday and Wednesday, under the piesidency of Mr Wm. Evans, Palle. The conference of ministers and delegates—representing 11,000 members of Baptist churches-began at one o'clock on Tuesday. The subject of the address from the chair was Our Distinctive Principles." The address was listened to with evident signs of appreciation, and was frequently applauded. It was afterwards resolved to publish it as the Association letter to the churches.-The Rev. W. T. Lewis, of Bethabara, was warmly welcomed into the Association, and the Rev. John Thomas, Blaenftos, was cordially commended to the Denbigh Association upon his leaving the county.—The college question, upon which a very warm discussion was anticipated, was quietly agreed upon, the proposition of the Rev W. Maurice, Dinas, That the colleges remain as they are until the churches ore prepan d for one amalgamated college for all Wales," being almost unanimously adopted.-The Rev R. C. Roberts, Pembroke Dock, was elected chair- man for the coming year, and the other officers of the Association were re-elected. The next annual meetings were appointed for Middlewell. The usual motions about Disestablishment and Dis- endowment were unanimously agreed to, and all the members of the Association were earnestly asked to present themselves at the poll at the coming general election.-After prolonged discus- sion the Colwyn Bay Missionary Institute was commended to the churches.- Votes of condolence were passed with the Revs John Jenkins, Hill Park W. Davies, Langain and W. Rees, Harmony, in their domestic bereavements.—In the evening the preaching services were com- menced in the open air, and were continued all day Wednesday. The fair weather enabled great numbers to gather together, and successful meetings were held from beginning to end. BOARD OF GUARDIANS. The ordinary fortnightly meeting of this board was held on Wednesday last, at the Workhouse, when there were present :—Messrs. W. O. Brigstoeke, Lewis Evans, John Lewis, Griffith Lewis, Griffith Geor e, Thomas Williams, Ivor Evans, Evan Williams, John Mathias, Thomas Hughes, Capt. R. Harries. INMATES AND TRAMPS. In the house, 40; corresponding period of last year, 49. fiiTramps relieved during the fortnight, 19; cor. responding period of last year, 25. OUT-RELIEF. Amount expended last fortnight, JE125 18s. 7d.; corresponding fortnight of last year, £ 132 14s. lOd.; being a decrease of f6 16s. 3d. Balances in bands of relieving officers :—Baynes, £5 14s. Od.; Griffiths, E4 18s. Od. The number of paupers relieved during the last fortnight was 602; corresponding fortnight of last year, 653 being a decrease of 51. BALANCE IN BANK. The balance in the treasurer's hands was re- ported to be f.670 10s. 5d.
VOTE of cfoftijo LEHCE. The Chairman said that before proceeding with the work of the Board they were again called upon to pass a vote of sympathy with the family of one who had been a faithful member of that Board for many years. He referred to the sudden death of the Rev. H. Jones, rector of Manordivy. At the last Board they had passed a vote of condolence with the family of the late Rev. David George, another very old and faithful member. They had been deprived of the services of both gentlemen, which all must deeply regret, Mr Jones was a very nice gentleman, and always agreeable and endeavouring to do what he thought was right, and very faithful to his duties. He moved that a vote of condolence with the family in their sad bereavement be conveyed to them by the Clerk. Mr Thomas Williams seconded, and it was unanimously passed. SUPPLYING LIQUORS TO PAUPERS. Mr Thomas Hughes, in moving the motion standing in his name, that the Board do not ia future pay for spirits prescribed as medicine to paupers, said that his motion, on its face, ought to carry conviction into anyone's mind. If spirituous liquors were prescribed as medicine by medical officers, why not pay for that themselves, as they did with other medicines. In many instances spirits ordered to patients were not consumed by them, but by other members of the family. To call upon ratepayers who were total abstainers to contribute towards supplying to paupers what they were convinced was injurious, and never used themselves, was monstrous. If paupers needed anything by way of nourishment it would be better to give them money than spirits. Some time ago, when this question was brought forward, a return was asked for and presented to the Board, when it was showed that the Cardiganshire Medical Officer had more faith in spirits than the two others, and the consump- tion in his district, consequently, far exceeded the two others put together. He did not object to medical officers prescribing spirits to paupers, but he thought, when they had to pay for it themselves, it would be discontinued. The Chairman remarked that this question had been under consideration at the Brecon Poor Law Conference, and ably discussed by both sides, but no dicision was come to. At one time spirits was largely used at the Asylum in Carmarthen, but now it had been almost done away with entirely, only one bottle had been used during the year. In the opinions expressed at the Brecon Confer- ence several doctors held that spirits were necessary in cases of hemorrhage, severed arteries, &c. In some cases, probably, the use of spirits was necessary, and in withholding them they were undertaking great responsibilities; but he did not believe in the indiscriminate use of alcoholic liquors. Mr Thos. Hughes remarked that his objection did not refer to the quantity used, but to the principle. Mr Evan Williams thought that spirits were more freely prescribed to pauper patients than to private ones. Mr John Mathais remarked that from the late return it was evident that one medical officer prescribed double the quantity the others did. Probably he thought that by so doing he pleased his patients. If it was supplied by way of medicine, it should be paid for by the officer who ordered it in the same manner as other medicines were, according to contract. The leading medical men of the age were coming round now in favour of discontinuing the use of alcoholic liquors, only in very rare cases. It used to be the practice among medical men long ago to bleed for almost every complaint—and there was no doubt but many had died owing to the operation—but now the opinion of the doctors had changed, and the practice entirely done away with. It would have to be likewise with the question of spirits. It was with pleasure he seconded the motion. The motion having been put to the meeting by the Chairman was passed unanimously. THE LATE REV. D. GEORGE. The Chairman read a letter from the family of the late Rev David George, acknowledging a vote of condolence sent by the Board, and thanking them for their kindness. RE-ARRANGEMENT OF DISTRICTS. The Clerk produced a letter from the Local Government Board, in which it was stated that they were prepared to consider any scheme the guardians might decide upon respecting the re-arrangement of the relieving officers' district. The Clerk intimated that the committee which had been appointed to investigate the matter had come to the conclusion that a change should be effect in the districts. The Chairman thought that the question should be again referred to the same committee, and that they be asked to formulate a scheme, and present the same for the consideration of the Board, when it could be discussed and amended. Mr Thomas Hughes expressed an opinion that the committee to which the matter had been referred was not representative enough, as there was but one member from the Cardiganshire portion of the union. Mr Evan Williams moved that a committee of the whole Board meet on Saturday, the 18th inst, to investigate the matter. Mr Ivor Evans having seconded the motion was passed. OFFICERS' BONDS. The Clerk reported that all the officers' bonds were right except that of Mr Thomas Griffiths', one of the sureties having died but Mr Griffiths had, that day given a new bond for JE150, with Mr John Griffiths, Clynhenllan, and Mr Thomas George, Henllys, as securities, which was approved of. FIRE INSURANCE. The Clerk called attention to the fire insurance policy of the house. It had been issuen in 1840, and the office was prepared to renew it at a lower rate. According to the old policy the house was divided into four parts, and the insurance apportioned on each of them separately. After some discussion, on the motion of Mr John Mathias, seconded by Mr Ivor Evans, it was resolved to insure the building as a whole for £2,500. TRESPASSING ON YSGUBORWEN. A letter was read from Mr Brenchley, com- plaining that entry was being made on Ysgubor- wen farm for the purpose of procuring stones for breaking at the tramp wards. He was not aware that permission had been given. The Clerk was requested to see to the matter, and write to Mr Brenchley. SANITARY REPORT. The following report was presented to the Rural Sanitary Authority by Capt. Rowlands, the inspector:—"Gentlemen.—I beg to report that during the past month there has been con- siderable mortality throughout my district from inflammatory and other infectious diseases, notably whooping cough. There have also been an outbreak of scarlet fever in the parish of Monington, and of dephtheria in the parish of Nevern, but there have been no deaths to my knowledge from such diseases. The water supply at Cwmplysgog, Cilgerran, requires attention, and a drain at Netpool-lane, St. Dogmells, and also at Glanteifon, near the Ferry." There was no other business of public interest.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths. MARRIAUES GRIFFITHS—OWEN.—On June 7th, at Penygroes, Pem., by the Rev. J. G. Morris, David J. Griffiths, Cardiff, to Frances, eldest daughter of the late Captain Owen, Barley Mow, New- port, Pembrokeshire. No cards. JENKINS—JONES.—On the 4th inst., at Tyrhos Chapel, Cilgerran (by license}, by the Rev T. J. Morris, Capel Mair, David Jenkins, mariner, Penlly, Cilgerran, to Margaret Jones, Paris House, Cardigau. RICHARDS—THOMAS.—On the 7th inst., at the Registry Office, Cardigan, Thomas Richards, collier, Llwydcoed, Aberdare, to Eleanor Thomas, Pendre, Cilgerran. DEATHS. REES.—On the 5th inst., at 16, Henrietta-street, Swansea, Eos Morlias, aged 51 years. DAVIES.—On the 3rd inst., at Panteg, Penpark, Anne Davies, aged 80 years. HARRIES.—On the 3rd inst., at David-street, St. Dogmells, Catherine Harries, aged 54 years. EVANS.—Ou the 5th inst., at Pilot-street, St. Dogmells, Thomas Evans, mariner, aged 57 years.
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