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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. CANINE MADNESS.—The owners of dogs in the town Save just received, through the. public crier, &n intimation from the Mayor not to permit them to go at large un- aanazled. This notice is said to be rendered necessary "because of suspicions thai. are entertained of the existence of catiinc madness in the neighbourhood. We are g'ad to learn that Mr W. L. Harding has engaged for an evening Concert, to take place at the Shire Hall, on the Gth of August, the following distin- guished artistes, vit-Mis8 Edith Wynne, Mr Montera Samb, and Mr Lewis Thomas (vocalists); Mr John (harpist) and Mrs Henry Davies, of the Roy'Ü Academy (pianist). It may not be generally known that Mr Xewis 'Jhotnas, the celebrated basso, is a native of our town, and that this will be his first appearance here in "his professional character. From the very high position and talints of the artistes named, wa anticipate a rich treat. LLANBKIAN.—The poor of Llanrhian beg to return their Sincere thanks to J. H. Harries, Esq, Trevaccoon, for hia very desirable gift of colm to them for next winter; and t:1ey bes as well to acknowledge his, bountiful supply of blankets from year to yet.r, They look forward now with a degree of convcrt to the next severe season, as they dhall not be In want of tire or clothing They cannot express their^ratiiude without wishing him every blessing in this world and a happy immortality in that which is to come. TABERNACLE SLTN»AT SCHooL-The annual treat to the children atteudmg-this school took place on Wednes- day afternoon. The scholars marched in procession through the principal streets, carrying banners, and pre- ceded by a drum and fife band, to a field at Uzmaston, belonging to John Madock-,Esq,whera they partook of tea and cake. After t-a. the children indulged in inno- eent amusements, consisting of cricket and similar games. The weatlu-r was very fine, and the proceedings passed off very successfully and gave great satisfaction to all present. PUBLIC CAUTION.—Mr Surerintendptlt Cecil has issued a notice to the inhabitants, in which he acquaints them of the arrival in the town of certain had characters, who are in communication with residents of equally evil repute, and recommends them to use care in securing their cellar gratings, doors, and other entrances to their premises. Th.e notice states that the police are on the alert, and it is to tc Loped that the combined vigi'aneo of the inhabitants and police may defeat any illegal designs that may be planned by the suspected individuals, whose presence amongst us has evoked this public aution. THE JOUST LUNATIC ASYLUM -Some misapprehension faeaiS to ex st in more quarters than one as to the reason why the charge per henU for the keep of pauper lunatics at the Joint Counties Asylum has been increased from twelve to fourteen (-hillings. The explanation is very simple, so long as it is given without entering into tech- nicalities. A certain debt existed, and the Committee of Visitors, rather than apply to the respective Quarter Sessions of each of the three counties for a further grant øf money, decided to advance the price of maintenance to the extent named. It must not be imagined that the lunatics are now living at an increased expense. We do Biot profess to discuss the policy or the impolicy of this step, but merely mention the matter in order to make eiear to our readers a suVject which was not generally understood.— Carmarthen Journal. ROBBERY FROM THE PERSON.—At the Dungleddv Petty Sessions, held at Cross Inn on Friday, before R. D. Ackland, and the Rev J.4PrJilipps" Maria Morgan, ail unfortunate, was charged with stealing one £ 6 note and £ 2i) in gold, from the person of John Thomas, a butter dealer, residing at Carmarthen. The prosecutor imposed that on the night of the 3 4th instant he accom- panied the prisoner to a home on the Narberth Road, occupied by John Daniel. He had £ 48 in a hag, con- sisting of four £ o notes and £ 28 in gold. He awoke about three o'clock the next morning, and missed a £ 5 Bote and twenty sovereigns. The door of the room which he and the prisoner occupied was locked, and the ley was in the lock on the inside. lie asked the pri- soner for his money, when she pelted him with stones. Ti:e Bench, after hearing the testimony of other witnesses committed the prisoner for trial to the Quarter Sessions. CORPORATION OF THE SONS OF THE CLEKGV. A aaeeting of the Governors of the Corporation of the Sons cf the Clergy was held at their House in Bloomsbury Square on Saturday. Authority was given to the trea- surer to make pecuniary grants in urgent cnHeSr and to transact other business, during the vacation. During the last few months the governors have granted £ 3,9.12 to poor clergymen in England and Wales; £84.j to the widows and aged unmarried daughters of clergymen; and £ 1,945 for educating the sons of clergymen and for placing them in suitable situations. In J'vhy last forty- two widows and daughters were elected to life pensions Y,20, or £ 25 per annum, making a total number of seven hundred and twelve lady pensioners. The governors have felt bound to overdraw the particular fund from which grants for children are made, and re. port that unless large contributions are made to it, many young people must be deprived of very important aid. POLICE INTELLIGENCE—On the 15th inst, Thomas Smith a tramp, was brought botor;; the Mayor, charged with vagrancy, The prisoner was found ilt a cart at Cartlett Road at one o'clock on Sunday morning. He was com- mitted to prison for one month. On Wednesday John Benjamin Smitlt was brought before the Mayor, and T. iiule OlVen, Esq, charged with drunkenness and riotous conduct in Castle Square, Tho defendant admitted the offence, and was committed to prison for seven days, On Monday, Catherine Burnt, the wife of a hawker ;named James Burns, was brought before the Mayor, John Madocks, E?q and James Bowen, Esq, charged 'Wit\¡ having been fuund in the Castle Spirit, Vaults help- lessly drunk. The defendant was fined 5s and costs, which were ordered to be paid in a week, and in default, days' imprisonment.—Thomax Summers, of Dew- atreet, was charged with drunkenness and riotous con- da ;t on Sunday morning. The defendant was lined 5s and cos's, which were ordered to be paid in a fortnight. HAVERFORDWEST UNION.—The annual trip to LittJe Haven of the children of this Union, took place on Thursday, and parsed off most successfully. The children, who were accompanied by the master of the establish- ment, Mr Carter, and the other officials, were conveyed in waggons to the sea sidn, and were at once supplied witn iunch. At middle day they partook of a substan- tial meal, at which everything was provided in great plenty. The afternoon was spent in recrclition, and in the evening they were provided with tea and cake. After tea, Miss Bowen, of Little llaven, distributed amongst them a quantity of sweatmeats, for which they evinced their gratitude by giving loud cheers for the kind d"nor. The arrangements as on all previous occasions were ex- cellent, aud the journey home was accomplished at an early hour and without the occurrence of any mishap to mar tho pleasures of the day. The expenses of the ex- cursion were furnished by a fund raised by subscription among, the inhabitants of the town, by the master, Mr Carter, who is ever ready to promote, to the full extent of his power, the happiness and comfort of those whom poverty has placed under his charge. BAPTIST CHAPEL, NEYLAND.-On Sunday week the fourth anniversary of the above place of worship and Sunday schools, was celebrated by special services being held. In the morning the Rev V. Lewis, the minister, preached an excellent sermon to the teachers and parents of the children, and in the afternoon and evening various psalms, portions of scripture, and sacred recitations were given by the children and elder scholars. Sonic well given by the children and elder scholars. Sonic well selected hymns, with suitable music, were also sung by I the children: afterwards the choir very finely rendered iowell Mason's beautiful anthem, 'Jerusalem, my glorious home,' and the services of the day were brought toaclo^a by good collections. On Tuesdav the children I were taken for their annual treat, the ptace selected being Lawrenny Park, kindly lent for the occasion, and thither the children were taken in one of "Jackson and Company's Tbeanti'ui steamers, the Milfoid tlaven. On arriving in the park, various games were freely indulged in until the drum sounded for tea which had evidently been antici- cipated and longed for by the yoonyer ones, wbo were then to be seen heartily enjoying their cake and milk. The shades of evening nt length set in and all once more embarked for home, thoroughly satisfied with the treat 10 kindly provided by their teachers. The weather was Jfcautiiui, v PEMBROKESHIRE SONS OF THE CLERGY.—-The annual meeting of this Charity, which was established in 1783 for the relief of necessitous clergymen, their widows and children, took placs on Thursday. A full choral service wa3 held at St. Mary's Church in the morning. The prayers and lessons were read by the Rev. J. H. A. prayers and lessons were read by the Rev. J. H. A. Philipps, vicar of St. Mary, and the communion service was read by the Rev. Archdeacon Clark, and the Rev. G. Huntington, rector of' Tenby. The sermon was preached by the last named gentleman, who selected for his text, the 4th and 5th verses of the 12th chapter of Romans: For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office: so we being many are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.' The rev. gentleman preached nn able discourse, deducing practical lessons from his text, and pleading with much eloquence and power in behalf of the charity in whose interest the services were held. The attendance, though not numerous, was larger than on the preceding occasion. The general meeting was held immediately after the Church service at the Mariners' Hotel, and was attended by the supporters of the Society. Subscriptions in aid of the Charity will be received by the Secretary, the Rev J. Tombs, of Burton Rectory, and the Honorary Treasurer, Mr R. H. Harvey, Victoria- place, Haverfordwest. JOINT LUNATIC ASYLUM.—An adjonrned meeting of the committee of visitors has held II: the Asylum on Saturday. There were present J. L. G. P. Lewis, Esq, Henltan, chairman, J. W. A Cross, E'q. Iscoed, and R. P. Davies, Esq, Ridgway. The steward was instructed to get printed 1\ sufficient number of blank forms of tenders to be given to persons who shall intend to send in tenders for the supply of provisions and other neces- saries. Several bills having been examined and certi- fied by the clerk, steward, and auditor to be correct, were ordered to be paid. Various tenders for the snpply of provisions and necessaries at the Asylum, from the 9th day of July to the 8th day of October, 18(i7, both inclu- sive, having been read and considered, it was resolved that the following be accepted:—Mr haRc Jones, for butcher's meat—beef sides 5d per lb, pork 5id, mutton 6d. beef suet 4d. Mr Thomas Davies, Albion Honse, for best Welsh butter, at 111.1 per lb; Mr Stephen Morgan, potatoes, 7. 6c1 per cwt; Mr Daniel D. Davies, flour (best seconds), 43s per suck Mr Boon, solt coal, Its per ton ditto, hard coal, 12< 9d per tnn; Messrs D. and W. Davies coffee, Is 2d to Is 3d per lb, sugar 5d to 5Jd, very best soap 80s per cwt. treacle, 15s 6d per cwt, soda 7s Gd per cwt; Mr JohnQ, best dip candies, 5s 6d per dozen i Mr Thomas Davies's tender for grocery was accepted for all those articles with 'A* prefixed to them. Messrs White Brothers' tender for wine and spirits was accepted. The meeting was then adjourned to Saturday the 3rd of August. CRICKET.—A match was played at Burton on the 17th inst, between the Haverfordwest Grammar School Club I and the Rosemarset Club. The ground was kindly lent for the occasion by J. H. Scourfield, Esq, M.P., who is a most liberal supporter of the manly game of cricket. The weather was not very favourable; a nigh wind pre. vailed at the commencement of the play and made good scoring II. ditlieult tAsk. The Grammar School made 27 in the first innings, and 109 in the second. The Ro"e- market eleven made 60 in the first innings, but were unable to enter on the second innings as the time for the drawing of the stumps had arrived. The match was therefore decided by the single innings, in which the Rosemarket were victorious. The following is the score:— GRAMMAR SCHOOL. 1st Innings. 2nd Innings. J. Griffiths, b W. Morris. 4 c Evans, b R. Morris 1 E. A. Saunders run out 0 1 b w, b J. Griffiths 12 C. P. Saunders, h Evans. 2 cR. Rees.b W, Morris 60 L. Buokland, b W. Morris 1 cJ.Rees.bR.Morris 6 J. S Davies, b Evans 3 run out 6 J. P. Lewis, c W. liees, b c J. Bowling, b Evans 7 Evans 3 F. H. Saunders, b W. c N. Bowling, b Morris 2 Evans. 0 J. R. Mathias. ran out 2 cJ.Roes,bW.Morris 1 W. Thotnis, c W. liees, b W. Morris 0 bEvans. 5 T. Baker, not out. 0 b Evans 2 M. M. Thomas b XV. Morris 0 not out 3 b 5, n b, 1. 6 b 6, w 4 10 TotaL. 27 Total 109 UOSEJIAKXET. A. M. Evans, c & h Buckland. 35 J. Ilees, c E. Saunders, b Buokland 0 W. Morris, h C. Saunders 4 M. Lucas, c C. Saunders, b Bucklarid 5 W. Rees, b E. Saunders 0 J. Bowling, st C Saunders, b E. Saunders. 6 R. Morris, b E. Saunders 1 T. Griffiths, c Davies, b E. Saunders 4 J. Griffiths, b E. Saunders 2 N. L. Bowling, c C. Suuuders, b Buckland 0 R. Rees, not out 0 I b 2, w I 3 Total 60 ROOSE PETTY SESSIONS. Tbese sessions were held at the Shire Hall on Satur" day, before A. B. Starbuok, Esq, J. P. Jones, Esq, O. E- Davies, Esq, ahd the Rev P. Phelps. BREACH OF THE PEACE. Mary Williams was charged with using language towards Martha Jones calculated to provoke a breach of the peace. Tho case was withdrawn, on payment of costs by defendant. CHARGE OF STEALING. George Sutton was charged by AnnWarlow with steal- ing a part of a bedstead. This was a case of disputed ownership of the property alleged to be stolen, and the Bench struck it out, having no jurisdiction. NON-PAYMENT OF RATES. James Hire was charged by theOverseers of Freystrop with nun-payment of rates, amounting to 5s. The amount, with coats, was ordered to be paid in a month. INTERESTING DISCOVERIES AT THE C COy. GAN CAVE' N'¿A.R LAUGHARNE, CARMAR- THENSHIRE. The last No. of the Geological Magazine, contains an interesting paper by H. Hicks, Esq, M.R.C.S., St. David's, on some explorations recently made by J. It. Allen, Esq., of Regent's Park, London, and himself at the Coygaa Cave,' near Laugharne, and which have resulted in the exhumation of a large number of bones, belonging to the following extinct species of animals, viv.: Mammoth, Tichorrhine Rhinoceros, and the great cave Hycena, two species of deer, the fossil horse, &c. Conclusive evidence was given aiso to show that the Cavern had been at one time a ilysena den, and now for the nrat time explored. All the bones had evidently been gnawed in the fresh slate, and gave striking illus- trations in consequence of how these animals (the hysenas) preyed upon each others' carcases, as also upon those of the larger animals (even the mammoth) which their great strength enabled them to drag into the deTI. t^rr6- concerning the Cavern, taken from Mr Hicks' paper, may interest.some of our readers. The Cavern is situated in a carboniferous limestone bill, about two miles to the south west of Laugharne. The entrance is about 250 feet above sea-level, and easily accessible. The orifice is low and narrow, about four feet by three. From it a luw tortuous channel extends inward for about twenty feet; this is so low in some parts that it becomes difficult to pass in a creeping position. A moderately lofty chamber is then entered" which again leads to another and larger chamber the principal or central chamber, about twenty feet wide by twelve in height. It then branches off into two com partments, a northerly and a westerly one the former extends inward for about seventy feet, and the latter about fifty, when both terminate in rather narrow fis- sures. The entrance channel, the two chambers, and the westerly compartment, have a very thick flooring of stalagmite, which has not yet been broken through. The northerly compartments, therefore, is the only one which has been searched; this was covered over but j thinly and partially, and hence easily worked. After breaking through this thin coating we came to a reddish earthy soil, with bones imbedded, some of them almost on the surface, others a foot or two deep. It ia impos- sible as yet to state what depth of soil occurs here, though evidently it is somewhat considerable; frag ments of bones occurred rather plertifully throughout much more so, however, in some parts than others heaped as it were in favourite haunts. The bones are all in a good state of preservation, seldom, however, in their natural form, and almost in every instance giving unmistakable indications of having been more or less gnawed. There is no evidence whatever to show that the sea has entered the cavern at any time since it was inhabited by the hyosnas, nor have we fluviatile deposits present, nor as yet have we found any traces of its having been a human habitation like Kent's Hole and others. No worked implements, flint or bone, turned up during our explorations; possibly, however, further diggings, near the entrance or in the chambers may reveal traces; but up to the present time we have discovered nothing of that nature.'

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