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PETTY SESSIONS, ABERYSTWYTH.

ANNE OWENS' CASE.

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STATE OF LLANBADARN ROAD

STATE OF EDUCATION IN CARDIGAN.…

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STATE OF EDUCATION IN CARDIGAN. SHIRE. TO THE EDITOR OP THE ABERYSTWYTH OBSERVER. SIR,—Having just returned from a second visit to the neighbourhood of Aberystwyth, I am prompted by the kindly feeling displayed towards me as a stranger by the Welsh, to express the pleasure I felt at the hospitable reception afforded me. I spent three weeks in June, 1865, and also in December, I860, at the Lisburne Mines with a few friends, and was brought much in contract with the people who live on the hills, and neighbourhood adjacent to Aberystwyth, and could not but admire and appreciate in the highest degree the genial- heartedness so prevalent among the inhabitants, in fact their kindness surpassed everything 1 could have imagined; not only was I gratified by their affection, but was forcibly struck by their reverence for the Sabbath, which even the casual observer could not fail to notice. London, and the large towns of England, who boast so much of their grand and elaborate religious institutions, may condescend (if there be any condescension), and learn this most nseful and important lesson from the Welsh, of pay- ing due respect to the Sabbath day. But while admiring those noble qualities in the noble Welsh, the thoughtful person must be grieved with low slate of educatian prevailing in the rural districts of Wales, as well as in many parts of Eng- land let it be understood that I am not at all de- preciating the inhabitants of the Principality of Wales, but would state that Her Majesty's Govern- ment would do well to employ their superior powers in extending the system of education among the poorer classes and although now not a more loyal and patriotic people can be found in the Queen's dominions than the brave and hardy mountaineers of Wales, it their condition was ameliorated by education, and so raised in the social scale, I am satisfied that the majority of the people, who are now in a state of apathy as regards literature, would arouse from their lethargy and ignorance, and would be prepared to fill honourable and responsible positions in society. By allowing a short space in your valuable colums fer these remarks, you will greaily oblige Yours truly, PRECEPTOR. F-

ANNE OWENS' CASE.

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