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FIFTYI BRIGADE, WELSH DIVISION, ROYAL ARTILLERY. The above regiment has now absolutely completed I" its campaigning business for this year, and will, in a few hours at any rate, be disbanded for another year. Tho camp has been, within the last twenty-eight days, the resort of many hundreds of people from Aberystwyth and the neighbourhood around, and all have expressed themselves surpristsd with the elaborate arrangements which have been made for officers and men- That the men hail to rough it those who havo- experienced the weather of the past four weeks will readily admit, but nevertheless they have proven themselves good soldiers, and have withstood all the elements with a hardihood which ha.s done much eredit to their physiqno and constitutions. Of coarse, the officers of the regiment have suffered from the Taafortonate state of the weather equally with the men, but thero was one tiling in their favour —they were under the extremely judicious care of soch caterers as Mr J. Gnlly and his daughter- in-];-tw-Mr,.i W. Golly, who provided the choicest viands that could b& obtained, and each mess" was served up with dishes that could not fail to please the most epicurean taste,. The guests during the training have b.»or» numerous, and we nay give one 'r-f u, aaasatopleofm&ny, which has been placed before tlie officers and their friends: — SOITPS. (' Clear Turtle and Pnrie a la Riene. FISH- j Boiled TnrUot (HoQosdsis Skuce), Fried Soles, and Whitebait. KTiTRttiiS. ? Chrfrken, Patties, Fillets of Pigeons, and Mushrooms. Limb. Cntlets anfl Peas. Lirdid Sw.cclbrealt" and Spinach. JOITfTS. Siiloin :3-)(_.f, Rorwt Turkey and Ham, Svvddlo Mutton. Dwckliiags and Peas. Qttiil and Aspanvgns, and Royals of Parmezam. SWEETS. Gatean, Jarrebon eri saprere, Gooseberry I T:rl >ts, Neiipolitaii a b Beino, Iced Puddings, and deviled Bisionits. It will thm be seen that the bill of fare provided Mich Iby wts of tho choicest description; and we believe that the men were also highly satisfied with the treatment they receive the cooking being sspe«ially worthy of mention. Tho annual review took pffiee on Thursday, and the weather was gloriously finef the consequence being tha;t hundreds of people assembled on the review ground to witness the proceedings, which took place on Mr John Roberts' field adjoining Llan. badarn-roacl. Among the numerous company present were MrYaugluin Davies, Tanyhwlch and carriages containing parties from Gogerddan Carrog, Fron- fraith. Nantceirio, Llidiarde, Lovesgi-ove, Bryn- yreithiia, Glanrheidol, Cwm, besides whom we noticed Mr B E. Morgan and party, Mr W. B. Powell, Nanteos, Mr R. C. Richajtles, Ponplais, Major Bassett Lewis, Mrs Lewis, and party, Mrs Scarlett, &c. The inspecting officer was Colonel Tyler, commanding officer of the auxilary, and he was s.c :ompanied by Major Pitman, of tho Glamorgan A rtillery Volunteers and Captain Gal ton, of the Worcestershire Artillery Volunteers. The regiment, headed by its excellent band, under the leadership of Sergeant Watts, marched on the ground aboat eleven o'clock, and' I were formed into column, after which they were drawn up in lino for the general salute. After a short delay the inspecting officer arrived on tbo ground and inspected the ranks, after which the men were formed by Colonel Williams, the commanding officer into quarter column by the right on No, 1 after which tW moved, to the rkhtia TOTK, Wheeled to the left. Thoy tb<?n ffiaretied {vast in column, and marched back in quarter column, and then doubled marched back in quarter column, and then doubled in quarter oolnran. They then wheeled to the left and formed line to the left, after which they were brought into their original position. Major Lloyd at this point took the command, and put the men through the manual aj>d exercises, after which they were advanced into line, and retired by the right of companies. After one or two other movements Capt J. J. Bonsall took the command, and put tho men through Beveral movements Tery smartly, upon which he was afterwards complimented by the inspect- ing officer. Capt J. J. Bansall will, in all probability, be promoted to major next year, and we can say that his promotion is right well earned. At the close of the drill the men were formed in to square, and Colonel Tyler, addressing them, said he was very highly pleased with all that he had seen that day, and that he should be very happy to make a good report to headquarters. Colonel Williams said that was the last parade that he should have the honour of being in command, and ha took the opportunity of thankim* the staff for the able assistance which they had ren- d&red him during the time he had been in command. In his opinion it was the staff which made the regi- ment, and their example thronghont the training had been most exemplary. Ho especially mentioned Battery Sergt -major Wakeling, whom he had the pleasure of promoting, Battery Sergt.-majors Dallison, Henderson, and Grmiey, and the other sergeants for the very efficient services which they bad rendered, and also Master Gunner Long, who bad taken great trouble in the education of the young officers. and brought them to such a state of efficiency. He also especially alluded to Sergt.-ma.jor Holmes, who, he said, had set all of them a most exemplary example, and who was an excellent man. doing his duty in that sphere of life to which God had called him. As to tho adjutant (Major Scarlett) it would be fulsome praise for him to say nmch. It was bis last training* with the regiment, and when he left it he hoped that Major Scarlett would ioin that eorps of which he was was so bright an ornament—the Horse Artillery. Referring to the men, he said that he trusted many of them would enlist in the artillery, and that they would always remember the oid regiment from which they came. It was the old regiment which marched from Aberystwyth 600 strong to meet the French enemy at Fishguard, and in conversation with an old man who was one of that number he asked Were you not afraid to which the reply was Afraid the Koyal Cardigan never knew what fear was." Ho believed that whatever badges or feathers the men of the Royal Cardigan ever wore, there was one feather which they would never show, and that was the "white feather." The men then inarched back to camp, where they were dismissed. In the afternoon Colonel Tyler inspected tho barracks, &c., with which ho expressed himself highly satisfied.

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