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LOCAL INTELLIGE"NCE7 EARLY HARVEST.—A field of wheat, in excellent con- dition, was cut on Monday last by Mr W. Davies of Bletheraton. NEW MILFORO DOCKS BILL—In the House of Lords, on Tuesday week, the New Milford Docks Bill was read a third lime and passed. VAGRANCY.—At the Police Office, on Thursday, John MULHM, a tramp, was brought up in Jie custody of the police, charged with begging in High Street. The pri- soner admitted the offence, and was sentenced to seven days imprisonment in the House of Correction with hard labour. HAVERFORDWEST VOLUNTEER Coups.—We may state for the information of the members of the above corps that the rifle range will be open for private practice on Thursday and Saturday evening3 till the prize meet- ing. On Monday, Tuesday, and Friday evenings during that period the target will be required for class firing. CRICKET. A match was played on Portfield on Tues- day between the Haverfordwest Club and the Welsh Wanderers.' The Haverfordwest eleven scored 32 runs in their first. innings and 48 in the second. The Wan- derers scored in their first innings 187 runs, thus winning in 'one innings with 107 runs to spare. One of the Wanderers' made the large score of 110 runs. ROYAl, AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY MEERING, WORCESTER. -We observe with much pleasure the name of Mr R. H. Harvey, of Haverfordwest, in the list of successful exhi- bitors at the above show. We extract the following from the Prize List*—' Prizes offered by the Worcester Local Committee, -Class 100, — Bull, and cow in milk, of any o-her Welsh Breed (than the Pembroke)—First Prize £10. No. ),138.—Mr Richard Hart Harvey, Haroldston, Haverfordwest, Bull, Ap Bhenkin;' Cow, AnnieLaurie.' HAVERFORDWEST UNION WORKHOUSE. — Elizabeth hdwards, an inmate of the Haverfordwest Union Work- house, WAS brought up in custody of the police, on Wed- nesday, before T.Rowlands,Esq, at the Magistrates' Clerk's Office, charged with being disobedient in the Workhouse. The prisoner was very violent when apprehended, and threw a piece of iron at the policeman Harries, which penetrated his hat and injured his skull. She was re- manded till next sessions, when the more serious charge of wounding will be preferred against her. LIABILITY OF INNKEEPERS.—An Act of Parliament has just been issued to amend the law respecting the liability of innkeepers, and to prevent certain frauds on them. Innkeepers, hotel-keepers, licensed victuallers, and others, are not to be liable to a greater amount than £ 30 for the property of a guest, except where such goods were expressly deposited for safe custody. An innkeeper is bound to receive goods of a guest for safe custody. A notice of the new law is to be exhibited in a conspicuous place by innkeepers and others. A BRITISH STEAMER CHASED BY A FEDERAL CRUISER. -The Solent, which on Saturday arrived at Southampton for repairs, from Saint Thomas, on the 4th instant, re- ports that the Bristol steamer Juno was chased from Fayal (one of the Azore Islands) by the Federal war steamer Tieraarde on the 17th instant. The Juno left the harbour two minutes before the Tiersarde, and A3 SHE gained a mi)o and a half on the Federal in a run of five miles, there Was little doubt of her ultimate escape. The Juno made the voyage from Bristol to Fayal in four days and a half. It is said that she is intended to run the blockade. CHILD DROPPING.—An infant boy, about five months old, was found at the door of Mr J. Davies, earthenware dealer, Prendergast, at about twelve o'clock on Saturday night. The child's dress consisted of a black striped calico night dress, a black and white plaid flannel petticoat much worn, and a lilac colour hood, which were covered: by an old bliok and green plaid shawl. Near the child were found a pair of polished leather boots, two pair of white socks, and two calico shirts. Mrs Caleb Owens, of Cartlett, took care of the child till Monday, when it was forwarded to the Haver- fordwest Union. THE NEW VOLUNTEERS' AcT.-On Thursday the new act to Consolidate and Amend the Law relating to the Volunteer force in Great Britain, which received the Royal assent on Tuesday, was printed. It contains .53 sections and a schedule of forms to be used, and also showing the enactments now repealed. The act is divided into seven parts. Her Majesty is empowered to accept the service of volunteer corps through the lieutenants of counties, and to form a permanent staff. The acceptance of a commission in a volunteer corps by a member of the House of Commons is not to render his seat vacant. A volunteer may quit his corps when not in actual military service, on complying with certain conditions set forth;-The general command may be placed under a field or general officer, and an annual in- spection is to take place. The Secretary of State may make regulations for the government of the force, and in case of invasion the Crown may call on the volun- teers for active military service and grant them an allowance. There are other provisions in the statute respecting discipline and the power to acquire land for drill and practice. The Chief Commissioner of Works may allot a portion of the Royal parks for shooting practice. The law in regard to volunteers is now conso- lidated and amended. ISQUEST.—A female infant child was found on Friday morning last, in some back premises at Dairy Park, in the parish of Stainton, the residence of Mr T. M. Watts, and later in the day a servant, named Martha Evans, was taken into custody by the County Constabulary, charged with being the mother of the child, and with destroying it. A post mortem examination was made by J. D. Brown, Esq., F.R.C S., and on Saturday evening an inquest was held before W. V. James, Esq., Coroner. The nr-t witness examined was Thom: s Jones, who deposed that he was a joiner in the employ of Messrs. Lewis and Reynolds, cabinet-makers, of Hill-street, Haverfordwest. He was employed for that firm at Dairy Park on Friday. He observed spots of blood in the yard that day, which he traced to the floor of some back premises. He there SthV some shavings which he turned up, and found the body of a newly born child.-Dr Brown deposed that he examined the body of the child. He found no ex- ternal marks of violence. The interior of the child was perfectly healthy. He was unable to say whether the child breathed after its birth. He had examined the woman, Martha Evans, and found that sli,3 had been recently delivered of a child.—The Coroner having summed up the evidence, the Jury found an open verdict of Found Dead.'—On Monday, the woman was char,;) d by P.S. George Evans, at the Castle Gaol, before John Harvey, Esq., with concealing the birth of her infant bastard child. She was remanded till Saturday next, thJ 1st of August. SAINT MARY'S SUNDAY SCHOOLS.—The annual treat in connection with these schools took place on Wednes- day, and piMsed-otf mO?t successfully. The .children, to the number-of about foul- hundred and: j^*Htasei«t>led at the .Vl«>rket;Hftll .mieo't'Wk, a^dwng formed 1r;ro procession by their teafcliers and friends ot the ?ehooi.(, marched down Market Street and High Street, to Cart- lett, where vcbictes were in, waiting td convey tlresn to Picton Castle. The. procession was headed by the,Kev. J. H. A. Philipp-j yjcar of Saint Mary's, to whose kind- ness and liberality the scholars: are indebted for this annual excursion. On arriving at the Lodge Gate, the scholars alighted, and haviilgagain fortned into procession marched along throarriage drive to the Castle, where they were halted lor a lew minutes. Mr Philipps, Mrs Philipps, Miss Philipps, and other frieiu's, then preceded the proba- sion through the pleasant wi\lks in the woods adjoining the Park, and afterwards visited tb& flower garden, which appeared to great advantage. A large variety of flowers were in full bloom,. and their beauty and the rich odour they flirty aroand.thom, imparted the utmost pleasure to the little visitors. The fountain was also put in motion, and performed a number of figures to the great delight of the spectators. Tire procession returned to the Park, where exfellenv^ra was prepared, and to which they did iHBjjlo jsistieA?Mrs Philipps presided at the table, through her exertions, assisted by the teachers and otfeers, prompt attention was paid to the comforts and requirements of the ohildren. After tea, rustic sports, i consisting ot foot-races, kicking football, &c., were got up. ajid the various conf^sts creat,&d considerable amusement. Some of the elder children itto assembled near the wood ofrthe right of the Park, and, under the direction of Mr Edmund Ellis, sang several hymns with great effect. Mr Harding's Band, which had also accompanied the prooession, played at intervals during the afternoon, and very m st erral ly_-en ha need the pleas wes of the company. At the conclusion of the amusements, the children as- sembled in front of the Cisile, where they were very ably addressed by the Rev. J. Thomas, of Haverfordwest, tfter several heaTty rounds of cheers had been given for Mr Philipps, Mrs Philipps, Miss Philipps, Mr J. Thomas, the teachers, and others, the band played I God save the Queen,' and the profession commenced its homeward journey, which was accomplished by ten o'clock, without the occtirrencoof the slightest mishap to mar the plea- sures or the day. CRICKET.—A match was played at Portfield on Wed- nesday between the Tenby and Haverfordwest Cricket Clubs The game, accordingto arrangement, was decided by the first innings, which was won by the Tenby Eleven, by a majority of 39 runs. The following is the score:- HAVERFORDWEST. First Innings. Second Innings. W. M. Phillips, b Richards 0 I.h.w, b Wilson 4 J Williams, c Lewis, b Paget 32 c Beale, b Tuck. 12 G. Phillips, c Beale, b Richards 5 c Lewis, b Wilson. 3 J. Ltewellin, c Richards, b Wilson 12 st. Tuck, b Paget. 7 James Philipps, not out. 25 c Dochray, b Tuck 23 H. Philpott, b Wilson. 4 b Richards. 1 R. Yeates, b Paget 1 run out 2 W. Yeates, b Wilson 7 b Richards 0 E. Potter, b Wilson 3 c Souper, b Tuck 1 J. M. Jones, l.b.w, b Wilson. 0 l.b.w, b Tuck 0 E. E. Evans, l.b.w, b Wifson 0 not out I Byes 11, 1 b's 1, w b's 3 15 Bye; 1, w b's 6 7 104 61 TENBY. Tuck, b. Yeates 9 Winterseale,c W. Phillips, b Williams 1 Smyth, b R. Yeates 13 Lewis, run out 10 Richards, b Yeates 21 Marriott, run out. 7 Paget, run out 19' Wilson, l.b.w, b E. Evans 21 Souper, b E. Evans 9 Dochray, not out.. 4 Beale, b. J. Llewellin. 0 Byes 11,1 b's 5, w b's 10. 26 143 RIFLE CONTEST.—The following is the score of each competitor in the recent match between the Carmarthen and Haverfordwest Volunteers:- CARMARTHEN, 400 yds. 500 yds. Mrks Surgeon D. R. Watkins. 0 2 3 2 2 22213.28 Samuel Thompson 12 3 11 O 0 0 1 1.TT Grismond Philipps 11111 2 112 I.22" Sergeant E.W. Shackell 20112 0 0 0 1 0.12 Lan-Corp. Wm. Jones .1 2 3 3 2 2 112 1.28 Sergt. Walter Jenkins 0 13 3 1 0 10 1 2.19 L-Corp, R. E. Jones 1 I 2 2 r 1 0 0 2 0.15 David Edwards. 30000 1 0 1 1 3..J4 Lan-Corp. William Lewis 2 2 12 1 0 I 21 I.22 :W. T. Baldwin. 1 2 1 2 1 0 2 0 r 1.17 William Lawrence 2 r 2 11 OOrO 1.12 Corp. T. D. Lewis 2 2 2 2 3 1 1 2-3 I.. 29 Sergt. Thomas Jones 1 1 0 12 0 0 3: 1 1.. 17 Lieut. J. H. Barker 0 1113' 3211 2.24 Daniel G. Davies 1 2 r 1 2 3 1 1 2 3.25 Howell Howells 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 3.20 John Jones. 1 2 2 1 2 2 3 2 3 1.29 T. Hodge Lewis 2 3 2 1 1 3 2 3 0 1.27 Geo. White 2 0 2 3 0 1 i 0 0 1 .16 J. H. Daniel.. 02111 1 0 0 0 1.13 Rev. J. R. Major 12211 00122.20 James Lockyer. 2 1111 10 10 0.15 David Morris 2 1221 10012.20 W. R. Edwardes 12121 0120 2..20 481 HAVEEFORDWRST. Sergt-Major White. 1 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.15 Col-Sergeant Jones. 11301 0021 1.17 Corporal J. Phillips 3 1122 1101 1.22 Corpora] T. E Matbias 3 0 0 0 0 Q3- 0 0 Om 8 Corporal J. Griddle 0 0 .1 I 1 10 0 1 2.13 Corporal T. L. James 12 111 2 0 11 2.21 Lan-Corporal T. James 1110 0 110 1 0..12 G. Davies (2nd) 11311 0111 0;18 A. Lewis 13222 0 3 1 1 1.25 D. Phillips 2 2 3 3 3 1 1 0 3 2.29 T. Phillips 12313 2 1 1 3 2 ..29 J. Thomas 0 10 10 1113 1.. 16 Sergeant W.H.Morris. 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 2 0.15 Corporal T. Lloyd 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 1 3..18 Lan-Corp. S. Thompson 12121 2 2 2 1 2 26 Lan-Corp. Wm. John 1 2222 0110 2.21 B. Davies 32122 1 0 0 2 2 ..23 D. P. Davies 12223 1 1 1 2 3.28 John Davies (1st). 21313 2311 3.30 John Evans (1st) 20312 0 1 ] 2 1.21 J. Evans (2nd) 2,0 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 1.18 J. Jones 02210 0 2 20 0.14 J. Owld 13213 2 0 1 2 3.27 T. Reynolds 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 2 3.17 483 IRREGULARITY AND INATTENTION To DRILL. The following remarks were made last week by Col. Hume to the Cheltenham Battalion of Volunteers, which has suffered the penalty of inattention and irregularity at drill, and been severely reprimanded in consequence. We should state that Colonel Hume was the first officer. who officially inspected the Haverfordwest Volunteers, of whose proficiency and steadiness he spoke in terms of the highest commendation:—' I should not' said the In- specting Officer, I be doing my duty if I were to tell you that you have gone through your movements in a soldier- like manner, because it is not so. I consider that the first part of your movements were done in a very loose way 1 might almost say in a manner unworthy of your position—indeed, worse I never saw in my life. That, I cannot help thinking-arises from a want, on the part of many of you, of a regular attendance at drill. I have seen your drill and practice returns, and am surprised to find that not more than one-third of the members have been anything like regular in attendance at drill. I may here state that this is the first time 1 have inspected a Gloucestershire Dattalion- and I really expected to see the movements done more steadily. I could see at once the men had not attended their drill regularly,, and that, if they had they had not paid attention to it. Thc officers -and I am pleased to say it-pave done their work well; but it is impossible for them to carry out their object unless you attend to your drill. It js impossible for them to do so. But you must improve; anihow can you do so unless you attend to your drill? The government having taken up the movement, and put their liands in the pockct of the country to, support it, something more wil! be expected of you, and I am bound to report how you have done your work. I have noticed that severad correct iocs, published in the last new book, have not bieu taken notice of; if they had been 1 should have known that the men attended their drill. It is really d most important that these matters should be attended to. I raast also tell you that your file firing was very bad- it was vaHey firmg very nearly. But your volley firing was very good; and the few movements towards the end, were executed much more steadily than those at the commencement, and that convincesmethatifyou attended more regularly to your diillyou would be more effective; It is impossible that either the Adjutant. or the Command- in £ odlcer can do their duty if you do not attend drill, aud, 1 hope, that,by the time I come here again to iuspcct you that I shall find you more steady in your movements, and a well-disciplined regiment. I may tell you that I am a man who speak of things as I find them—1 speak my tain..); and I hope and trust you will receive my re- marks in the spirit which they are intended. 1 wish to lmpi-esa upon you the importance of regular attendance atdrill, so that, when I inspect you another year, I may speak of you in more favourable terms. The officers, throughout the movements, have shown that they have patd a Rreat deal of attention to the drill, and I hope you will follow their example. I tell you that it is painful to me so to speak my mind, but it is my duty to tell you of your shortcomings, and so long as 1 hold the position I do, I shall continue to do so, feeling, as I said before, that it is my duty,'

ROOSE PETTY SESSIONS.

PlllNCE ARTHUR.

TENBY.