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DARING ROBBERY.—A robbery of a-rather daring cha- racter was perpetrated on the night of the 1st inet, or early She following morning, at 'he farm house of Wedlock, near Tenby, the residence of Mr Llewellyn Pcidy. The rob- bers effected an entrance into the house by cutting off the wooden bars of the dairy window, and stole 361bs of butter, a quantity of eggs, bacon. and other articles, all of which were in readiness for the Tenby market on Saturday, the 2nd inst. They managed to get clear off with their beo y, and up to the present time no trace of them can be found. ARCHERS AND CROQUET CLUBs.-The arrangements for the enswing season, though uelayed by unforeseen circumstances, are being completed, with the utmost pos- sible speed, and the committee hope that by the end of the present week, weather permitting, both grounds will b3 brought into fair order. They also hope that the new scale of subscriptions will be nccepted as fairer than the former under the present circumstances and that the increase in the croquet subscriptions will be more than repa>d by the improvement this addition will enable ihem'tc effect in the various requisites of the game. It is. ra pleasing thing to be able to look without dread f rebodings at the coming dry season of the year as r garfie the all important subject of the water supply. We believe that with the addition of the undermentioned ,springs there will be no lack of water -even should the town materially increase in size. Formerly the'quantity of water furnished from the town ReeervoiTS daring the summer and early autumn was always very limited, and frequently failed altogether, when the inhabitants were naturally greatly inconvenienced for want-of water. Mr White, during his long Mayoralty, amongst otheripublic improvements got the three never-failing springs of Ladywell, Holywell and Knightst-on conveyed into the pu'blic Waterworks, since which period the town has always had a supply of water. At present the supply is -entirely derived from those springs, except from 9 a.m. to I p.m. when a part of the supply is drawn from the old Reservoirs. We need scarcely remark that the water from the new works is the purest, and that. to obtain it in perfection, it should be drawn before 9 am., when that from the old Reservoirs is also turned on the town, ARCHIDIACONAL VISITATION.. At the recent visitaion of the Archdeacon of Saint David's, held at Pembroke and Haverfordwest, there was a good attendance of clergy and churchwardens, who listened with great attention to the charge. The principal topics of the Archdeacon's charge were, School matters, both general and local He spoke of the interest taken in education, as proved by the large sums now annually spent in schools for the working classes. After some general remarks, he called attention to the educational statistics of the archdeaconry, and showed that there was no serious deficiency of schools, and teachers, and educational means in Pembrokeshire; but that there was probably room for improvement in the numbers of those who availed themselves of the oppor- tunities offered to them. He then spoke of two rival bills now before Parliament, pointing out the faults of Mr Bruce's bill, especially that part of it which aimed at enforcing, in some cases, the adoption of its provisions for forming educational districts, and imposing a new educational rate. Of the Government bill he spoke with general approval, and recommended the acceptance of the proposed conscience clause, not simply as a means of setting at lest a difficult and painful controversy, but as a security against any further encroachment on the reli- gious liberty of Church of England schools. The subject of education was closed by an earnest plea for Sunday schools, which the Archdeacon spoke of as nearly the most valuable instruments of good which the clergy of the Church of England possess. Another subject treated at some length was the rights of a rector, lay or clerical, in the churchyard and chancel of the parish church. These rights were described as being rather of the nature of lia bilities than of privileges. The Archdeacon then explained the provisions of the Act passed last session relating to the consecration of additions to existing churchyard?. He also dwelt at considerable length on the principal provisions, and pro- bable effects, of Mr Gladstone's bill for the abolition of a compulsory church rate which, if it passed, need not (he thought) be so mi-schievous in its operation as many people supposed. He expressed very strongly his hope that the bill would contain no clause depriving parish- ioners who refused to pay a rate of their ancient right of attending and voting at vestries. The last topic of the charge was the recent judgment of the Dean of Arches in the two ritualistic cases lutely brought before the court. The Archdeacon endeavoured to explain the principles which had guided the judge in his decisions on the several questions submitted to him, and concluded with an earnest plea for moderation, and charity, and peace. Be pointed out that the real danger threatening the Church of England was infidelity; and that, however ruuch appearances might lead to a contrary conclusion, the current. of opinion and feeling was setting strongly, not towards Rome, but in the opposite direction. He warned those who were helping in the present at. tempt to restore the doctrine and ritual of the Church of Rome, that there would be a natural and inevitable re- action, and that the new Reformation which they wished to bring about would be different from that which they desired to see; that the Church of the future in England, if it were allowed to survive as an establishment, would probably be a Church without distinction of creed or of formularies, without doctrines, without liturgy, compre- hending all who bore the name of Christian. He earnestly entreated all his hearers to unite in one effort to resist the common enemy, and to "endeavour to keep the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace."

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