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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. I

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TENBY. POLICB COURT. SATURDAY, OCT. 2hH.-Before Dr Dyster.- George Thomas alias Thimble George, charged with vagrancy. Committed for 28 days to Haverfordwest Gaol. A party of engineers were on the 28th ult. surveying the North Cliff, for the purpose of making a railway between here and Saundersfoot. We have not yet learned whether the proposed line is intended to be carried on to Whitland or Carmarthen, there to join the narrow guage line. LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY.-On Thursday the 22nd ult., a meeting was held at the Tabernacle Chapel, in behalf of the London Missionary Society. The meeting was well attended and the collection at the close was good. The Rev — Bowen attended as a deputation from the Parent Society, to the evident satisfaction of the meeting. Addresses were delivered by the Revds. E. Griffiths (Independent) Jenkins (Baptist) ministers and others. The Amateur Charleston Serenaders from Pembroke, gave an entertainment at the Gate House Assembly Rooms, on Friday evening, the 23rd ult., assisted by the Tenby band under the patronage of his worship the mayor, and the officers of the 1st Pembrokeshire artillery volunteers. The attendance was good, the receipts being we believe, upwards of £IO. As the object for which they came before the public was a charitablc one (in aid of funds for purchasing instruments for the Tenby Volunteer band) whatever may have been their shortcomings, we must remember that Charity covers a multitude of sins.' We will conclude our notice with thanking them for their efforts. On Friday week the Wesleyan Methodists of this town held their annual missionary meeting, which was well attended, and ably addressed by the Rev. R. N. Young, from Leeds, and the Rev J. S. Fordham, from Fiji, who attended as a deputation, and others. On the following Monday they held their annual tea meeting, in the Gate House Assembly Rooms, which was kindly lent for the occasion by Mr Gregory. Having secured a special train, many of the friends were present from Pembroke, Pem- broke-Dock, and other parts of the circuit. Everything seemed to smile upon them the day was beautiful; and everyone was pleased. After tea, several anthems were sung with good taste, and suitable addresses delivered by the circuit ministers, and by each dissenting minister in the town. The chair was filled by R. Boriniwell, Etq. Both the meetings are considered great successes. TENBY ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS. On Monday the 26tb ult. Colonel Smythe made his annual inspection of this Corps, which took place at the Volunteer Battery, where, after ten shots had been fired from the guns, one of which hit the target, Colonel Smythe addressed the Corps, saying that he felt pleased with the way in which the men had acquitted themselves, as their ball practice was good, but hoped another year to find that there had been a better attendance at drill, as now it contrasted unfavourably with that of the other Volunteer Corps in South Wales. The number of the Corps on the ground was 58; namely, 2 officers, 4 serjeants, 2 buglers, 25 gunners, and 15 gunners in the band. The Commanding officer, Captain Sutton, invited the Corps to dine with him at the Cobourg Hotel, when nearly every member attended, including the band, and a few friends, making 70 in number. After having had a good dinner, and drunk the usual loyal toasts, all of which were well received, the health of the Mayor of Tenby, G. White, Esq.f was given, and received with immense applause. In the absence of the Mayor, his son, Mr G. White, junior, returned thanks. The Vice-Chairman then gave the health of Captain Sutton, which was given with three times three, and He's a jolly good fellow.' Captain Sutton, in returning thanks, said that when he last met them he thought it was for the last time; but, on Mr Gwynne's resignation, he did not feel that he would be justified in withdrawing, and thus tilroivitig All the responsibility on Lieutepant Rees, He then enlarged upon the v.$lue of the volunteer force in a defensive point of view, a sutject of the more Importance now owing to the disturbed, state of the continent of Europe, and the United, States of America. He trusted that, during the ensuing.year, the members of the Corps would be more attentive to their drill, and another year would.not give Colonel Smythe cause to reflect upon their not being able to go through all the minntise of drill so well as he could wish. He thought Colonel Smythe gave an, honest 1 opinion, and trusted that the Corps would profit by his advice. Mr Wottonthen proposed the health of Lieut. Bees. Drunk with honours. 1 Mr Rees, in an eloquent epeeeh, returned thanks; after which many nor?healths were drunk, and the meeting was^ept^^un^ ajt^hour^

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