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TENBY. In the list or successful candidates at tbe htp pre- j liminary examination of law students, held at Birming- ham, was the name of William Henry Biwyer, youngest son of the late John Bowers, Esq, of Tenb'y. REPRESENTATION OF PEMBROKE.—Mr Meyrick ac- companied by upwards of twenty gentlemen canvassed Tenby last week, where be was most favourablv re- ceived, and a large number of promises made to vote for him at the forthcoming election. No doubt is here entertained of his success. AN ENTERTAINMENT in connection with the Teetotal movement came off at the Roval Assembly Rooms, on Friday the 30th ult., when the following humorous selections were enacted 'The Election Scene.' 'Never too late to mend," The Elocution Class,' 'The Council of Wil I-, and I the Trial of Ruinall.' Several songs were also sung during the entertainment. The various parts were filled by young men of the town and were got through with great credit before a crowded audience. The steam packets Velindru and Prince of Wales arrived at Tenby last week with a party of excursionists from Ilfracombe. They brought over with them an excellent brass band which performed several operatic selections, admirably affording a marked contrast to the miserable apology for a band at present in Tenby. It is only to e hoped that another year this band, or one as good, will be engaged and thus prove an attraction to visitors of the town. After spending the greater part of the day at Tenby, the party re-embarked highly pleased with their trip. One day last week three men were discovered in an apple tree near the village of Saundersfoot, belpins them- selves. The police were sent for, and an exciting chase commenced. P.C. Chaplin with plaiseworthy zeal followed close on the track: the pursuit became hot: the apple men skirted the sands, crossed the pier, jumped into a boat, and pulled off. The police, however, after beiri, reinforced by his sergeant and another policeman bided their time, and when they returned in the boat, qui»t!y nabbed them. The owner of the apples, however, de. clined to give the men into charge, SAUNDERSFOOT.—The annual Sunday School feasjs to the children of various denominations came off within the last few days—On Friday, the 24th ult, the children of the Church schools were regaled by C. Mathias, Esq, of Coedratb, with cake and tea, on the grounds in front ot his house, the children and teachers numbering between one and two hundred. After partaking of the good things they further enjoyed themselves in dancing to th ir hearts' content, fiddles being provided for the occasion. On the following Monday, the children in connection with thelndependentfctiooihatj their feast, in a field belonging to the minister, the Rev David Mathi is. Tea being o"er, rustic games became the order o' the day races, jumping, kiss in the ring," and dancing for "d the staple amusements till iiigiit put an end to the 'U'I. The same day the children of the Baptist Sunday School were taken to Amroth, where they enjoy d themselves most heartily both with the good things provided and sports and games. TENBY IRON PIER. It is well-known how much the prosperity of Tenby is dependent on strangers for their custom, but it is not generally acknowledged thas for many of our public Works, we are also indebted to strangers for instance, our Railway, and now again for an Iron Pier. The Company for building the Tenby Iron Pier has been in- corporated, and the necessary Parliamentary powers to levy tolls, &c, obtained. The Corporation, seeing the importance of the Pier as an attractive promenade for visitors, and "hat it would enable several additional steamers weekly to call, and thus materially promote the improvement of the trade of the town, liberally came forward, and let the land re- quired for the approach at a nominal rent of one pound a year, so that the company start with the unu-sual advantages of having obtained their bill at a triffhjg ex- pense, and the site all but given. Iron Piers generally pay as the working expenses and maintenance are small from five to twenty per cent, and here, from the small capital required, and the rapid pro- gress the town is making as a watering place, the shares must prove a pn Stable invesfBsent. The following par- ticulars we have taken from the preliminary pro- spectus It is intended to make a terraced road approach, from the life-boat house, along the base of the cliffs of the Castle Hill, to the angle of the rock adjacent to St. Catherine's Island. From this point, the Iron Pier will run out 4010 feet into the open sear in an easterly direc- tion, leaving St. Catherine's Island to the south— deepest water being obtained here with the shortest length of pier. The entire work will form an ageeablie, level esplanade, nearly 1,000 feet long, for protnenaders, for whose con- venience it will be especially arranged with close boarded deck and sides, and continuous seats. The pier-head will be provided with stairs, and three lower landing decks, and will also have a band house. From estimates of cost made and submitted to con- tractors willing to undertake the work, it is found that including all Parliamentary and incidental expenses, the total capital required will be under £ 10,Q€§. Special provision will be made that goods traffic snail not incon- venience the promenaders. The Pier will enable the Bristol and Liverpool steamers to call regularly at Tenby, and will probably be the means of inducing a steamer to run to and from Ilfraoombe, and other places on the North Devonshire coast. Its importance to yachting and boating interests need not be dwelt upon it wpuld also afford means of getting the life-boat cff in the heaviest sea. The working expenses and maintenance of iron piers are very small, their chief and most certain revenue being derived from the toll of one penny per head from promenaders. The present harbour pier, which is inac- cessible except at nearly high water, and withaut any promenade toll, earns about £ 260 a year, principally from two visits of a steamer per week during the sum- mer months, and one in winter. Some idea may be formed from this how large the revenue would be from a pier always accessible to steamers, and combining the attraction of a promenade. To local subscribers, however, the benefits of a pier are not limited to actual profi s. A pier increases the attraction of a watering-place to an extent difficult to over-estimate, and thus promotes the prosperity of all classes of the inhabitants. The directors would gladly see a large preponderance of the capital in the bands of local subscribers, who will then chiefly be interested in the good management of the undertaking.' We hope the Directors will issiu life tickets for ad- mission to the pier, as we think many residents—ladies especially—would prefer that form of contributing to a desirable local improvement. The engineer, Mr Grover, is expected to arrive to- morrow to complete his arrangements. We hope speedily to see the works commenced.

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