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floral Jtrms, »■ -H SCHOOL BOARC.—The Rev. Canon Phillips was clected chairman of the board at the last meeting, and Mr. W. H. Thomas, vice-chairman. MR. DAVID DAVIES, M.P., has presented a cheque for £3 3s to the funds of the St. Dogmells Literary Institution. The Hon. C. D. HANBUrt TRACY, M.P., has been appointed|"vice-lieutenant of the county of Montgomery. The statement that Sir Edmund Buckley, M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme, is about to resign, is wholly without foundation. CmJRCH SERVICES.—Divine service will hence- forth be held at St. Michael's church on Wednes- day and Friday mornings throughout the year. Mr. A. C. HUMPHREYS, of Glansevern, a governor of the Aberystwyth College, has assumed the surname of Owen in addition to and after that of Humphreys, and will bear the arms of Owen. NEW COMPANIES.—The following companies, have bpell registered during the week :—Great Mal- vern Hotel, Sanatorium, and Winter Garden, capital, ,£&0,000, in £10 shares Llangennech Tin- plate. capital £50,000, in JZ50 shares. Investor's Guardian. The REV. T. C. EDWARDS, MA, Principal of the University College of Wales, preached on Mon- day evening nt the "cyfanfa" of the Calvinistic Methodists which was held this year at Kidwflly. NATIONAL PROVINCIAL BANK OF ENOLAND,— The directors nf the National Provincial Bank of England have declared the half-yearly dividend at the rate of 8 per cent. per annum; half-yearly bonus 6 per cent. being at the rate of 20 per cent, per aunhm. THE PRINCE OF WAT.KS.—It is expected that the Princa of Wales will, in the second week in" January, visit Crnipydon, the seat of Colonel Owen Williams, which is picturesquely situated on the Menai Straits. Colonel Williams was with the Prince during his Indinntonr. ROYAL SOUTH WALES BORDERERS.— Mr. C. Bassett Lewis late Captain and Adjutant, Cardigan Militia, has b«en appointed major (supernumerary) in the Uoysl South Wales Borderers. GAZETTE News —Bankrupts James Norval, Nfwcaslle-on-Tyne, builder, trading with George Lawson as Norval and Lawson John Williams, Union Inn, Church-street, Llariel'y, Carmarthen- shiro, licensed victualler. FOOTBALL CLUB.—A meeting, called by circular issued by Mr. H. Hughes, jun., was held at the Lion Kotcl on Wednesday afternoon, about twenty being present, when it was rosolved that a football club shonkl be established that a part of the cricket field be rented, and that the Oxford association rules, medified, be adopted. Mr. H. Hughes was appointed captain, Mr. J. T. Jenkins, secretary, aid Mr. W. H. Jones, treasurer. THE ALLEGED FRAUD ON A WELSH FARMER. •r-At the Cnrmarthen county prtty sessions, on Saturday, the case of Mr. David Jeremy Hjatnst Mr. A. L. Jones, tf Aberystwyth, who was charged with having given an invnlid chrqu" for jE70 to )1r, Jeremy, in payment for a number of cittle, was called on. The prosecutor did no: appear, and the defendant wa« accordingly dis- charged, Mr. Jeremy being directed to pay the costs, amounting to dBt 8s 6d. SHIPPING News.—The schooner Mertey, of Portmndoc, 43 tons (Evans, master), with a cirgo of coals from Newport to Abresoch, put into Miiford Haven on Saturday at 7 p.m., and landpd the crew, consisting of three hands, of the sloop Sarah. of Minehrad, 31 t«.ns (Wescombe, master), which foundered 4 miles south-east of Stockholm Island, about 2 p.m. the same day. Tho Sarah was on a voyage from Miiford to Porthgain with a cargo of limestone. CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS.—Approximate return of traffic for the week ending December, 3rd, 1876. Miles opt n, 178, Passengers, parcels, &c., jgl.543 mer- chandise, minerals, and live stock, £1,863; totnl for the week, £3,406; aggregate from commence- ment of current half-year to this date, £96,137. Corresponding week last year. Miles open, 178, Passengers, &c., £1,243; merchandise, minerals, and live stock, £ 1,930; total for the week, £3.173; aggregate fr')1I1 commencement of the half-year to this date, £ 92.620. PRESENTATION TO CAPTAIN J. WILLIAMS—The King of Swed?n and Norway recently forwarded a handsome and valuable silver telescope for prtscnta- tion to Captain J. Williams, of Portlan. -s'reet, Aberystwyth, the Captain of the brig Clara of Newport, in recognition of his heroic services in saving the lives of a Norwegian crew in the month of May last. The telescope bears an inscription in the Norwegian language—in English, .1 Oscar, to Captain J. Williams tor his brave and noble deed.' The presentation was made on Thursday, the 23rd ult., at the Newport offices of the Swedish and Norwegian Consulate by tho Vice-Consul Mr Davies. LAUNCH OF A SCHOONER.—The launch of the schooner Conovium," built by Mr. Thomas Jones, of Tanycae and New-street, took place from his shipyard at the former locality at about 10 a.m. on Tuesday. The morning was rough and stormy, but large crowds of persons assembled to witness the event. The capacity of the schooner is 160 tons burden she is classed Al at Lloyds for ten years, and is one of the finest vessels ever built at Aberystwyth. The "Conovium" is intended for the coastin. and slate trade, and is expected to make her first voyage from Portmtidoc at the beginning of the new year. The vessel glided into the water gracefully and without any hitch in the arrangements, being named by Miss Jones, the niece of the master and owner, Captain William Jones, of Customhouse-street. THE UNITKRSITT COLLEGK OF WALKS.—The second annual concert in Liverpool in aid of the Uuirersity College of Wales was given last week in St. Gsorge'» Hall, to a very large audience, nearly n.ry seat bsiny occupied. The solo vocalists were Kadsme Editb Wynne, Miss Jenmia Halliday, Mr. Xn*wi« ThotMM. Mr. T. J. Hug»n4 Bos Morlaig, (%• efc*rw» tetef Mfpytted "1 JU**rpool Welsh Choral Union, under the eonductorship of Mr. William Parry, of Birkenhead. The first portion of the programme was of a sacred, and the second of a secular character, and thu selections in each were very judicious. The accompanists were Miss Maggie Evans and Mr Joseph Skeaf, both ofwhnm offioiently performed their duties. There will no doubt, b* a substantial pecuniary result in aid of the funds of the university. Last year's concert pro- duced the sum of jE89 4s. 5d.

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