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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

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THE LOCK UP.

ABERYSTWYTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

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A VISIT TO BEDLAM.

ALWAYS AT A PREMIUM.

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' OUTRAGE ON A WELSH RAILWAY.

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NOTICE TO A CORRESPONDENT.

CORPORATION ACCOUNTS.

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CORPORATION ACCOUNTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ABERYSTWYTH OBSERVEF. Sir,—Until the other day I had no idea that the abstract of accounts issued by the borough treasure- were such interesting reading as they are. Indeed the accounts for 18(59 and part of 1870 are very in- structive as showing "bow the money goes." The Corporation is always complaining of" its poverty— at the last meeting two bills had to go unpaid be- cause there was no money—and it certainly behoves our local parliament to be careful of their expendi- ture. What are wp to think, then, when we find that the account just referred to contains an item of Ill. 6s 6d. for refreshments supplied to the mem- bers of the Council who perambulated the boundaries of the borough in 1809 ? If the town is really poor, and there can be no doubt that money is scarce. would it not have looked better for those gentlemen who perambulated the boundaries to have paid for the refreshments consumed out of their own pockets ? Another amusing item in the account is "to sending John Edwards, to Glanpaith, to fetch the Corporation seal, to fix it on an address to the King of the Belgians, I s. 6d. Now I should like to know why the Corpora- tion seal is not kept in the town ? I will odd that in my humble opinion the person through whose neg- lect the seal was not forthcoming when wanted ought to have paid the expenses of the messenger sent to fetch it. I have not seen the accounts for 1870-i, but I may have something to say about them on a future occasion.—I am, Sir, yours truly, Aberystwyth, Jan. 5th, 1872. SlGMA.