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ORGANISED DISTURBANCES.

MR PUGH AND HIS CONSTITUENTS.

THE LEASES QUESTION.

LOC&.L AND DISTRICT NEWS.

LAMENTABLE ACCIDENT AT LLAN-DYSSIL.

CARDIGANSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.

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CARDIGANSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS. The Midsummer Quarter Sessions were held at the Town Hall, Lampeter, on Tuesday, when there were present—Mr C. Marshall Griffith, Q.C;, chairman, Colonel Lewes,Llanllear, vice-chairman, Mr Gwinnet Tyler, Mr T. H. Maddy, Mr William Jones, Glan- dennis, Major Howel], Captain Jones-Parry, Mr Charles Lloyd, Waunifor, Rev Octavins Davies, Tregaron, Mr Vaughan Davies, Tanybwlch, Mr John Fowden, Rev Rbys Lloyd, -Troedyraur, Mr H. Tobit Evans, Mr J. E. Rogers, Abermeurig, Capt. Lewes, Tyglyn, Mr J. C. Harford, Mr William Jones, Llwyn- ygroes Mr F. R. Roberts, clerk of the peace, Major Bassett Lewis, chief constable, Mr A. J. Hughes, county treasurer, Mr J. W. Szlumper, county sur- veyor, Supt. Lloyd, and Supt. Williams. NEW MAGISTRATE. Mr H. Tobit Evans, Noyadd, made the usual de- clarations, and qualified as a magistrate for the county. EXPRESSION OF SORROW. The Chairman referred to the loss the county had sustained through the death of Col. Lloyd-Fhilipps, who as calonel of the county artillery, chairman of the finance committee and county roads board, and in other positions did good service, and won the respect of all. THE POLICE STATION AT ABERAERON. Colonel Lewes introduced this subject in the form of an application for .£700 in order to carry out the erection of a new lock-up house at Aberaeron, consi- derable discussion having taken place on the same question at the previous sessions. It was now agreed on the motion of Mr Gwinnet Tyler, seconded by Colonel Lewes, that a committee of justices acting in the petty sessional division of Aberaeron enquire into the matter, and that the sum of £700 should be placed at their disposal. APPOINTMENTS ON COUNTY ROADS BOARD. Mr Lloyd, Waunifor,a n d Mr H. S. Richardes,Bryn. eithyn, were appointed as members of the County Roads Board, the former in the room of Colonel Lloyd Philipps, deceased, and the latter instead of Captain Jones-Parry, resigned. SCHOOL BOARD SUMMONSES. Mr H. C. Fryer had given notice of proposal that a fee of 6d should be paid to the police for service of school board summonses, but as he was not present the matter was deferred. ORDNANCE SURVEY. Two persons from each division of the county were a ppointed to assist the ordnance surveyors. THE LATE DUKE OF ALBANY. Acknowledgments of the vote of condolence passed on the occasion of the death of the Duke of Albany were read from the Home Secretary and Sir R. H. Collins. THE COUNTY SURVEYOR Reported that all the bridges had been satisfactorily maintained. He had examined the alleged encroach ment of the river Teify near Llanybyther bridge, but apprehended 110 immediate danger. Mr J. T. Morgan had written to him as to an encroachment on his land by the river Rheidol. A sum 01 R7 10a should be expended in varnishing the new police station at Aberystwyth, The report was agreed to. THE FINANCE COMMITTEE Reported that there was one sum of £ 8 15s which they had no authority to pass also that .£99 3s 7d was due to the police from various petty sessional divisions. Mr Vaughan Davies said that the sum of .£8 15s had been spent in improvements at Aberystwyth police station. He proposed its payment. Colonel Lewes seconded the proposition, which was agreed to. After some discussion, it was agreed that the consideration of the question of the police returns should be left to Mr William Jones, Llwyngroes Mr William Jones, Glandennis Colonel Evans, Colonel Lewes, and Capt Joaes-Parry. RATES. 'I A county rate of id in the < £ and a police rate of jd in the < £ were agreed to. CHIEF CONSTABLE'S REPORT. The Chief Constable report as follows:— Sir,—I have the honour to submit for your inspection my returns for the quarter ending Mth June, 1884. The number of persoin summoned and apprahended during the quarter amounts to 349, viz., 295 males and 54 females, of the>e one was committed for trial, 225 summarily convicted, 72 com- premised, and 51 discharged. I beg to state that the drainage of the Lampeter Lock-up house requires attention, and, now the town of Lampeter is wtll supplied with water, hope that 'he Court will be pleased to order that better arrangements for flushing and draining are made without delay.-l beg to inform the Court that H.M. Inspector ef Constabulary in his report for the year 1883, reports as follows: The sergeant formerly stationed at Tregaron has been removed to Aberaeron and placed in charge of the section the services of a sergeant are now required at Tregaron where petty sessions are held and there is a lock-up," but as there are five lock-up houses in the county of Cardigan, and only four duty sergeants in the force, I am unable to comply with his recommendation. It was decided to "enquire into the question of aug- menting the namber of first class men in the force. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES. Supt "Williams reported I have the honour to report that during the qu Irter ended June 30th, 1884. I compared 915 weights, comparfd and stamped 85 measures at Lampeter, Ystrad, and Talsarn. Those weights found somewhat lighter than the legal standards, in consequence of wear and tear, were adjusted and stamped. The amount of fees charged during the quarter amounted to £ 5 5s7d, which sum I have paid over to the County Treasurer. TRIAL cOF PRISONERS. The following gentlemen were appointed on THE GRAND JURY. Messrs David Thomas, Pantcoch, foreman, John Burbeck, Bridge-street, Aberystwyth, grocer, David Davies, Aberystwyth, Jonathan Davies, Evan Davies, Llandyssiliogogo, farmer, William James, Tymawr, farmer, Evan James, Erwen Vawr, Llangranog, Rd. Jenkins, Winllan, farmer, James Jeakins, Lletty- evanhen, Rees Jones, Nantllwyd, Thomas Jones, Henbont, Jenkin Lloyd, Pant, J. A. Murphy, Terrace-road, Aberystwyth, Richard Owen, Noyadd- fawr, James Richards, Evan Richards, Cwrtymynyeh, and James Reynolds. The Chairman having briefly charged them, a true bill was returned, and THE PETTY JURY sworn in: Messrs Wm Jones, Derrigaron (foreman), David Davies, Gorwydd, John Davies, Nantcwnlle David Evans, Ffynon Llywelyn, John Hughes, Col. lege, Nantcwnlle, Hugh Hughes, Tregaren Mill, John Jenkins, Llandyssul, farmer, Evan Jones, Llanarth, Richard Jones, Nantownlle, William Jones, Pwllclai, John Jones, Ystrws. ALLEGED DOG STEALING. Wm Hughes, of Bank; Erwtome, 17, was indicted for having stolen a dog, value £ 4, the property of John Evans, Erwtome, farmer.—Mr J. T- Jenkins, prosecuted, and Mr A. J; Hughes defended. A ver- dict of not guilty was returned. [ Owing to an unexpected failure of our arrange- ments, we were not represented at the Sessions, hence our curtailed report of the proceediagaj

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