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USK. BAPTIST CHAPEL AiraivEBSABY.—On Sunday last, the anniversary sermons in connection with the Baptist place of worship in this town were preached by Mr. T. Phillips, of Blaina. In the morning the text was taken from Ecclesiastes, 7 c., 8 v.; in the afternoon from Genesis, 22 c., 1 and 2 v.; and in the evening from 2 Cor., 5 c., 14 v. At the close of each service collections were made in aid of the fund for liquidating the debt on the chapel, and they amounted in the aggregate to a larger sum than has been collected on any previous similar occasion since the opening. PETTY SESSIONS, JULY 20, before S. CHUKCHILL, Esq., and Major STRETTON. BEERHOUSE OPFENCE.—Henry Jenkins, of the Philan- thropic Inn, Usk, was charged on the information of Supt. Llewellyn with keeping his house open for the sale of beer after 11 o'clock on the 10th of July. Defendant pleaded guilty, but stated that be bad had permission from Mr. Relph to keep his house open on the night in question—for the purpose of holding a supper amongst some friends who were about leaving for Australia. Major Stretton told defendant that neither Mr. Belph nor anyone else could give him permission that would justify his breaking the law. Defendant was convicted in the mitigated penalty of 6d., with costs. ANOTHER CASE.—Isaac James, of the Greyhound Inn, Usk, was also charged on the information of Superinten- dent Llewellyn with, and pleaded guilty to, having his house open between three and five o'clock on the afternoon of Sunday, the 15th of July. He was fined 7s. 6d. in- cluding costs. ADJOUKNED.—Summonses against Edward Jenkins, and Lewis Morgan, for encroachments on the highways, in the parish ot Llangeview, were adjourned to the next sitting to enable the magistrates to view the locus in quo. GAS BATE.—A rate of this description for the parish of Usk, at 4d. in the dB, was allowed.

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NEWPORT.

PONTYPOOL.

BLAENAVON.

CHEPSTOW.

ABEEGAVENNY.

CAERLEON.

VARTEG HILL.

ABERSYCHAN.

SKENFRITH.

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