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MERTHYR POLICE COURT.

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A VOLUNTEER IN TROUBLE.-Benjarnin Evans, a private in the 13th Corps, Lancashire Volun- teer Artillery, was charged at Liverpool on Fri- day with not paying his entrance fee to the corps, as well as monthly subscriptions, amounting altogether to 16s. Evans in defence stated that he had not the money wherewith to pay these demands. It was proved that ever since his en- rolment in the corps he had behaved himself in a very unsatisfactory manner. Mr. Raffles, the stipendiary magistrate, ordered the defendant to pay the subscriptions, rcmarking thnt as this was the first case of a volunteer being brouulit berore him on such a charge, lie had not doubled the subscription demanded. He should certainly do so, however, in any future cases which might come under his notice, the Act of Parliament leaving the amount of lines to be levied to the discretion of the magistrate. The captain of the corps consented to allow the defendant four- teen days to pay the amount. THE DENBIGH EISTEDDFOD.—The Grand Na- tional Eisteddfod, or Congress of Bards of Wales, was announced to be held this year in the ancient castle of Denbigh, North Wales, commencing on Tuesday, and to continue for four successive days. The Eisteddfod Proclamation was read in Welsh by Clwydferdd, and in English by Talhaiarn. The following is the translation-.—The truth against the world.—In the J ear one thousand eight hundred and sixty, the sun approaching the au- tumnal equinox, at the hour of noon, on the 7th day of August, after duo proclamation of a year and a day, this Gorsedd is opened within the castle of Caledfrya-yn-lthos (now called Den- bigh), in Gwynedd, with invitation to all who nity assemble here, where no weapon is un- sheathed r.gainst them, and judgment wil! ';e pronounced upon all works of genius submitted tor adjudication, in the face of the sun—the eye of light. The trutli against tho world. i

NEWPORT, ABERGAVENNY, & HEREFORD…

I RHYMNEY RAILWAY.

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