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GOD BLESS OUR SAILOll PRINCE.

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TENBY. EARLY WHEAT.—In a field on the Islands Farm near Tenby, many plants of wheat now aho IV they are fully developed. STURGEON.—On Tuesday week a fine sturgeon was taken in Tenby bay, and sold in the market on Wednes- day. It weighed about 601bs. THE QUEEN'S LEVEE.—Amongst those present at the levee held by command of the Queen at St James's Palace on Saturday week, was Charles Allen, Esq., of Tenby. EVERGREEN FOR THE SEA-SIDE.-One of the most beautiful evergreens that we have ever seen close to the sea-side, is a fine specimen of the Escalonia Macrantha, in the garden of J. Gwynne, Esq., in Bridge Street. It is now in full bloom, and stands nearly nine feet high, although it grows in a shallow soil, over a stone arch, and within fifteen yards of high water mark. WHIT-MONDAY.—This day was observed here almost as a general holiday, the shops being nearly all closed. The day was beautifully fine, and various excursion parties were formed for the Stack Rock, Carew Castle, and other places of interest. Excursion trains ran on the Pembroke and Tenby Railway, and during the day nearly 600 passengers took tickets from Tenby, princi- pally for Manorbeer, while about 3,000 arrived in Tenby with excursion tickets from Neatb, Swansea, Llinelly. Carmarthen, Haverfordwest, Pembroke, and Pembroke- Dock. PEMBROKE AND TENBT RAILWAY. — The narrow guage junction between Whitland and Carwarthen, of the Pembroke and Tenby Railway, was opened for goods traffic on Monday, the let instant, and a large train of lime waggons ran through from Tenby to Pencader on that day. Goods trains will continue to run daily between Pembroke-Dock and Carmarthen. On and after June 1st, the Central Wales extension from Llandovery to Llanwrtyd will be opened, thus connecting Tenby with Shrewsbury, Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the manufacturing districts of England. SUDDEN DEATH.—A very sudden death occurred on Friday morning the 29th ult. Mr James Seip, um- brella maker, High Street, retired to rest at his usual time on Thursday night, apparently enjoying good health, but not coming down at his regular time on Fri- nay morning, his wife went up stairs to call him. Find- ing his door fastened, and not being able to obtain an answer, she raised an alarm, when some persons came in, and the door of his bedroom was forced open, when thev found he was dead. A medical man was imme- diately callfd in, who pronounced that he had died from disease of the heart, and had been dead some time. SAUNDERSFOOT BENEFIT SOCIETY.-On Monday week the members of this society held their annual festival at the Picton Castle Hotel. At twelve o'clock the mem- bers formed into procession, and perambulated the village, headed by a band from Haverfordwest, and on retiring to their hotel sat down to an excellent dinner, provided for them by the worthy host, Mr Thomas. The company broke up about six o'clock, having spent a very pleasant afternoon. We are pleased to add that although it was Whit Monday. and an almost general holiday everything passed off with the greatest quietness and decorum. We were glad to observe some young new members present in the procession, and hope they will long continue enrolled in this very excellent society. POLICE COURT, JUNE hT.-Before C. C. Wells, Esq (chairman) Rev. T H. Dunn, G. White, and W. Rees, Esqrs. George Griffiths was charged by P.C. Beynon with tlyowing stones on the Castle Hill. Fined 6d. and 5a. costs. Paid.—Ambrose Smith and John Davies, two boys, were charged by P.C. Beynon with riding horses furiously down the Norton on the evening of the 2 £ th inst. Dismissed with a caution, and ordered to p<:y costs, 2 6d. each. Paid. Erin Boswell was charged by Emma Price with using language towards her calculated to produce a breach of the peace. Both parties were gipsies, and were camped in a lane near the Windmills, and during Sunday they had had a row. Case dismissed, each to pay their own costs.— William Colin was brought up under a warrant, having been apprehended by P.C. Beynon, and charged by — Price with assaulting him on the previous day near the Windmills. Fined 2s. 6d. and 5s. costs, or fourteen days' imprisonment. Paid. On Thursday evening the 28th ult., a lecture was given at the Baptist Chapel by Mr. Me", editor of one (,f our North British Contemporaries on Wit and Humour.' The lecture was unfortunately not so well attended as it deserved to be. The lecturer in a most learned discourse examined the relative attributes of wit and humour, describing with the utmost exactness and nicety of diction the essential differences existing between the two terms, which we know are too often confounded and in many minds are considered synonymous. We believe that in the minds of all who were fortunate enough to hear Mr Mee there, will for ever be a great gulf fixed' between wit and humour. So far from these girts being always in the possession of the same individual, we believe as a general rule, that the witty man is rarely a humourous one, and per contra the humourous man is as unfrequently guilty of being witty. Wit and its half brother sarcasm, are terms more often used, than under- stood. What is more common than to hear one spoken of as 'such a witty man,' and another as being very sarcastic, when the plain English is simply in one case, What a ,funny man,' and in the other as being capable of' saying very spiteful rude things.' It was Mr Mee's happy and successful task to clear away this 'confusion of tongues' with the language of a scholar and the deep thought of a philosopher. We only hope to hear the lecture delivered in a larger building with an audience fitted by intellectual culture to thoroughly enjoy and appreciate it. POLICE COURT, JUNE 4, 18G8. Before Captain Wells, Rev T. H. Dunn, H. Sanderq, G. White, and W. Rees, Eeqs. Head-Constable Thomas charged Robert Symons, pho- tographer, with having neglected to provide sufficient food for his child, Emma Selina Symons, whereby the said child became greatly emaciated, and her eye injured. Head-Constable Thomas said that, on the night or June 1st, he went to the house occupied by Mr Symona, pho- tographer; he went into a small attic, the door of which was fastened, and found his daughter, Emma Selina. naked in bed, in a hal -stupefied state. She stated that she had been confined there since the previous Friday, and had only bread and water in a limited quantity that her father was in the habit of beating her, and her mother was unkind, and many times threatened to beat her if she gave her any answer: the child appeared dejected, brokm-hearted; the bed was in a (illhy state a strong smell pervading the room. which was warm. In cross-examination he said he considered the pre- sence of insects and the smell to denote a filthy state of the room. G Ctiater, Esq, F.R.O.S., deposed that on Tuesday morning he saw the bedroom in which the child had been sleeping; he examined the bedclothes, and found on them marks of insects: the room had been freshly washed out: he afterwards examined the child, but. could detect no marks of violence upon her, but she had a decided air of being negleoted: he could not say that her health had suffered, but be considered the room totally unfit for a child, owing to its want of ventilation. He could not say positively that the child had been starved, as some children are naturally thin. Jeannette Rees said that she saw the child at the window of her room on Friday. She had her frock on, and said that she had been beaten for tearing the cur- tains. On the three following days she also saw her, when she asked for food and water. Mary Ann Thomas described how she had tried to pass food to the child into the room in which she waq confined, but had failed to do so. The child had a frock on. Emma Selina Symons stated that she was eleven years old. About noon on Saturday mamma came to me and asked me if I was going to git up; I said no, as papa was going to beat me; mamma then beat me with a rope, when I got up and dressed, but would not go down stairs; I had bread and some water twice a dty on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday; I could have eaten more I have often been punished, but never kept in my room before' Mr Symons said that on Friday he hoard his daughter call his wife a devil; he struck her. when she ran up- stairs and tore a curtain into strips. On Saturday she would not get up, when he decided to punish her by keeping her on bread and water, as she was an obstinate and perverse child. Mrs Napier said she had lodged in Mr Symons' honse since January; the child had sufficient plain food, but was not a well disposed child, as she might at any time have been released on begging her mother's pardon. The Bench, in dismissing th3 case, justified the course taken by the polioe from the rumours afloat, hut said K-1^,no 'au'' *° with Mr Symons, except that the child s room was not kept so clean as it should have been.

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