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TIPYN 0 BOB PETH. Eva.n Jones, farmer, Llangybi, fell into a gorse-cutting machine a few days ago, and was killed. Ir. John Stretton, who for many years was inspector of the Chester and Holyhead Railway, is dead. It is stated that the Rev. T. N. Williams has resigned the living of Aber. The Nevin Conservatives have passed a vote of thanks to the Premier for his foreign policy. The Hon. F. Bridgeman, son of the Earl of Bradford, is the Conservative candidate for Tarn worth. Mary Williams, charged with embezzling 930 from the Post Office Savings Bank at Pontybodkin, has been com- ^ThereweVno prisoners for trial at Sessions, and the county business was without interest to ^Euftin Council b.v. ordered th.t kept up for four months, in consequence of the alleged ap- pearance of a rabid dog in that town. iie„e forrnPT.iv Mr Thomas Davies, of Bristol Baptist College, lormerly of Llansantffraid, near Corwen, has accepted an invitation to the English Church, Mount-square, Caidm. John Kelly, fitter, Nantwich, was sentenced at Cheshire Quarter Sessions to three ta'Sng of a ground The click through the kindness of Mr. Watkin prepared for themttemv WiUiamR TV>P P^ithin'voiunteers ace tomarchtoRhylnextSaturday. billet °t KM over Sunday, and on Monday ioin the volunteers of the town for a field day. A Calvinistic -Methodist Conference at Liverpool, re- presenting 12,600 worshippers, has passed resolutions condemnatory of warlike measures against Russia. The Rector of Merthyr writes to say that the contribu- tions received from North Wales to the Relief Fund amount in cash and kind to £6,300, and that five thousand children have been fed daily for fourteen weeks. Mr. Holland, M.P., it is said, has accepted a tender from Mr. Morton, of Tremadoc, to construct a small railway from the front of the Castle Hotel, Harlech, to the sea- shore. It is said that if Sir Robert Cunliffe refuses to contest the Flint Boroughs at the next election Mr. R. Muepratt, mayor of Flint, will be selected as the Liberal candidate. The Rev B. W. Johnstone, M.A., has been presented with a purse of £ 100, a tea urn, and several other gifts, on resigning the vicarage of Farndon, which he has held f°Thr«emtere8eof the Vale of Clwyd Chamber of Agri- culture have re-elected Mr Townshend Mamwarmg as their president, and resolved to invite him to a compli- mExten8iveC^provement« in the pier at Rhyl ^e Cg"' ead of the pier ia to be enlarged, and it is said that steamers will be enabled to land and embark passengers at aDOne°of the^pplic^'iits for relief at the last meeting of the Llanrwst Board of Guardians was Catherine Roberts, a young woman, of Penrhiw, Eglwysfach, who was so much frightened by the meteor which appeared about three months ago, that she was unable to work. Out relief was granted. In his report to the Cheshire Quarter Sessions the county analyst stated that one sample of water which he had to analyse was nothing less than diluted poison. e K since heard that two persons had died from drinking thAt'che8ter City Sessions, William Price, 23, furniture broker, was charged with stealing a feather tit piece of carpet the property of his 11 l Garnett and Co., and sentenced to six months hard[labour At Carnarvonshire Quarter Sessions Jane Roberts of the Coedhelen Vaults, Carnarvon, appealed against a con- ation for attempting to bribe a p constable was now very f"orkTve of abslce admitted that on one occasion he asked tor leave oi aDsence "to go and setf his mother," and went instead to a cour- ting meeting, where he had a dog running. Ihe convic- tl0RicliardAcqnila Hughes, schoolmaster, Llanrhyddlad, Anglesey has been committed for trial by the Bangor mam'strikes on a charge of attempting to defraud the pro- prietor of the Glanadda Soda Water Works. The charge was that prisoner, who had been in prosecutor s employ, had neglected to pny over money which he had received. The Guardians of Holyhead Union applied to the magistrates at the Anglesey Quarter Sessions to adopt some means of checking vagrancy. The Court, reminded the Guardians that it was their business to check vagrancy, and that as long as they gave the tramps broth or bread and milk for breakfast, as they do at present, they would have plenty of applicants. ,iri The chairman of the Holyhead Local Board is an auctioneer, and he occasionally sells second-hand clothes, which are sent to him from the pawnshops in large towns. At the last meeting of the Board, Mr. Richard Hughes called attention to these sales, aó1 a virtual contravention of the Public Health Act, and likely to spread disease. The chairman replied that the clothes were clean. Mr. Hughes however, moved a vote of censure on the chairman, and Air. Morris seconded it. For the motion the mover and seconder voted against it four hands were held up; and two members abstained from voting. A great robbery is reported from the neighbourhood of Chester. About a month ago Mr. Christopher Morns of Upton Lawn, left home with his family, and placed the house in charge of the butler. When Mr. Morns returned a few days ago the butler had disappeared, and it was found that the iewellery and plate, valued at 722,000, were missing. R is stated that a few days before Mr. Morris s return the butler, carrying a bag, and accompanied by the groom, walked into Chester, where the groom lost sight of At the last meeting of the Ruthin Rural Sanitary Authority, the Inspector reported a disgraceful act. Adisimte had arisen as to the right to use well near one of the lodges of Llwysog Park. The inhabitants of the lodge use the well, and contending that they have a right to do so, refuse to pay anything by way of acknowledg- ment. The other day, it is said, a person was seen to throw a handful of disgusting matter into the water, by which means the inhabitants of the lodge are prevented from using it. It is to be hoped the perpetrator of the outrage will be punished. After a trial of gun-cotton for blasting purposes at the H?eP Level Mine, Halkyn, the other day, Mr. Campbell r* IrliorntOD, and Mr. Piercy, the managers, accompanied y about a dozen men, went to the face of the driving to examine the effects of the blast. Mr. Campbell, feeling that all was not right, soon suggested a retreat, but the Party had not gone far on their way back before they were overcome bv the foulness of the air and many of them fell to the ground. A boy who witnessed the occurrence gave the alarm, and help was fetched, but not before Mr. Thornton was -dead. The others remained insensible xor some time. At the Breconshire Quarter Sessions on Tuesday, April the County Administration Bill was exhaustively dis- missed, and incidentally Mr. John Lloyd, a magistrate, said that he had received a letter from the Marquis ot Hartington, intimating that all his side of the House of Commons had done when Government introduced the tneasure for the second reading was to endorse the princi- pie that the ratepayers of a county should in future have a Voice in the expenditure of the county rates. They had not pronounced any opinion as to the best mode of giving effect to it. The Court passed a resolution disapproving of the Bill, and asking the Government to withdraw it. On Wednesday evening, April 10, an inquest was held at the Infirmary at Shrewsbury, on the body of ihomas Humphreys, aged 35, who died there from the effects o ^juries received about a fortnight before on rescuing a child from a runaway horse. The deceased in saving the child was himself knoclced down by the cart, and tne ^heel ran over him, fracturing his collar bone. The House Surgeon of the Infirmary, Mir. A. ^Vilding, said the patient could not be kept quiet, and had aggra- vated his case by persisting in getting out of bed. On a Post mortem examination it was found had there been jn- "ammation of the right lung, rupture of the left lung and Pleurisy on the left side, which with the fracture of the collarbone were sufficient to cause death. A verdict of 'Accidental Death" was returned. The Gold Company, which was incorporated in 1873, With a capital of 2100,000, has been wound up. The com- pany was formed in connection with .some of the Merion- ethshire gold mines, and it was a most remarkable under- taking. By the articles of association the directors were Empowered to distribute unallotted shares among the shareholders without receiving any money for them, and they exercised this power without stint. The petitioner in the winding up case stated that the mine was afterwards favourably reported on by the engineer, that the concern Was puffecl up, and that £ 1 shares were sold on the Stock ■Exchange at prices varying from 10s. to £ 2 10s. In 1875 tfoe directors applied to the committee of the Stock Ex- change to name a day for the settlement and an official Quotation of the shares, but they refused. The petitioner 1I.\so alleged that the Company never did anything but J?ake a few experiments with the soil of the mine, and that the concern was a hopeless failure. The Vice-Clian- cellor, in delivering judgment, said the article empowering directors to allot shares in the way ^e"tx°ned above one he had never seen before and he k^Ped he should *«ver see again. The transactions of the Company were J a most blameworthy kind, and certainly calculated, if not Vl*tually intended, to defraud. 1 Scene—a Coroner's Court at Ruthin. Dr. little Respectable jury" are inquiring into the deatjoit S^ild, which had been discovered in a shocking s and emaciation. Mr. Goodman Jones, a juro > }lves near the place where the child was found, and say knows a good deal about the case, -wants to ask ques- ts, but Dr. Pierce objects.—The Coroner: This is a Coroner's Court, and the law is very particular, we must Sgve this court as if it was a place of worship.—Mr. Jones hy I wanted tohelp you.—Coroner: I don't want any help, up enough in my duties, when I ask for any help it J»on't be from a manlike you.—Mr. Jones Like me, Mr. ,'Oroner, why it's out of respect to you I am trying to help you.—Coroner I will not have it, I must adjourn. 'Will take counsel's opinion. I can commit him for eon- J^Oipt of court when he interferes with the coroner. The is very strong in support of the coroner's court, and I c^n fine him a very heavy amount; the law is very much gainst the coroner or any of his officers being interfered if th.-After a while, Mr. C. G. Jones demanded to know he was one of the jury or not ? Mr. Joyce told him he —Coroner to Mr. Joyce Are you egging him on, Joyce?—Mr. Joyce: No, I only told him that now as the time for cross-examination.—Coroner It's a dowri- *^ght insult to the coroner's court.—Mr. Joyce No, I SUch respect the court.—Mr. C. G. Jones Am I one of •J*e jury—Coroner: Yes you are sworn in now.—Mr. vP^es: Very well then, don t let us talk like children.—- Pv ^oyce That's what I say, now is the time to cross- ^amine.—Mr. Jones to police constable Did the mother out of the workhouse when she had no place to go wr-Police Constable Hughes I don t know.— Coroner: is all forei^1K \ye came here to ask how the child by it.g death.—The inquiry then proceeded}.

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