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AN ELEVENTH COMMANDMENT.I

THE CONVEYANCE OF COAL. !

ELFED AND THE GOKSEDD. !

SOUTH WALES MUSICAL FESTIVAL.

¡, LOOKS LIKE WALMSEY." j

G YMNASTIC COM PETITION.

SUICIDE AT PONTYPKIDD.

jTHE CHURCH AND THE WELSH…

| 101,0 MOlMiANWO.

^THREE PINTS OF BRANDY,

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THREE PINTS OF BRANDY, In our last issue we chronicled the theft of three pints of brandy from the Prince of Wales Inn, Nanty- gwenith-sireet, Merthyr, by a labourer named John Roberts. On Thursday the case was heard before tb>- Merthyr magistrates.—Mr. ICvans said he kept the- Prince of Wales ]nn. Naniygwenith-street, awl1, or, the 19th the prisoner came to his house and asVed' foi a pint of beer. The man was h-t't in thu K>a»:, an<? when witness returned the prisoner had gone. )I. missed a d< eanter w hich had three pin's yf biundy Wi it, the' total value of which w as 15-— l\C, Wiiiiam. Cyfarthfa, said ho found the j^-isoner in the jlarp, Swansea-reiad, and he was lying on the in i Ies-sly drunken conditie ti. He smelt strongly «>f branely. oil til' and the > topper was in t' tr man's nocke t. Tiie tenant- of the Harp said the man cam*! tnero and askeel some beer, and In- then immediately fen down. ^.}n tpeoter Coles said the man was brought tJ tL'ttor> inaca-b by the last witness. Seeing that ti, in a critical condition, witness sent for JL>U Bieldle who used the stcmaeh-pumi> on the nun. Dr. Web- ster was also sent for, and the two uiedjoal gentlemen gave the man an injection of morphia, and a^ain vsH the stomach pump. After a coup'.o of hours tho man got letter, anel ho was taken to t ho MV-rkhou e Tn lirmary. The man ele:ted to bo tried ::ummarile, ai,.J said he> had no recollection of tho affair at all, as he must have been drunk when he took the dc.ca'uter — The Sti|« neliary ;;uid ths man had c\ idcut)y got into-, a meist serious sttate, and it was a w onder he w ;v? no* l dead. -Fined Of three we.-k«,

EGLWYSILAX SCHOOL BOARD. !