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The Ecclesiastical Commissioners have made a grant of £10 per annum to the vicarage of Llanfihangel Abery- thick, Carmarthen, to meet a benefaction of J6900, and also B600 for a parsonage. The London Correspondent of-he Manchester Examiner and Times of WedResday said— Welsh literature is re- ceiving a good teal ef attention at present, and I hear that at the meeting of the Cymnsrodorion Society on the 29th May, ProfessorjCowell will read paper on Daíydd ap Gwilym," a Welsh poet of the 14th century. Pucfes- sor Cowell has been engaged in tfce study of the works of this poet for a comiderable time, it is understood ihat the has translated good number of his poems, which are chiefly of an amati^y character, anti it is believed that the -scientinc criticism v-bich he has brought to bear on the peat's writings has produced results .of considerable liter- JiMW value. The chaar at the meeting will be taken by the Bifoop of St. David's ?^ho has been aeked to preside on ac- count of his own researches into Wei stand kindred lit<ya- tHre, his chief work :b«s«g "The Traces of the Gael ia ^S^KING OF CHAPMAN'S ENTIRE WHEAT FLOUR,' a World ?ayB-«afcny of the first physieitsss of the day we prescribing no .Qtfier medicine for their li'otie patients, and is astonishing .sometimes how children who have pi nsd or. a dietoi'fine wlnn baker a breaci, will thrive when fed on w<*B cooked porridge made of this 'Entire Wheat Flour. by Chemists in 6d. and Is. P^EXAN^f pALACE.The ;«*asoB Programme of the Alex- andra Palace has just been issued. Among tne attraction! offered are 'fcfee horse show, a :mse frequent displays of fireworks., exhibitions of .Japanese daylight fireworec«, four race meetings, dnus.atic performances,, .&nd three mus*e festivals on June 1st, mh, and July 27th <*feen the works Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn will respectively monopolise the major part cf the programmes, andutfr which Mr. buns Heeyes, Signor Foli, Madame Lemmens Sherrington, Madame iatey, and other equally eminent artists ka&e been engaged) Besides these festivals, the musical arrangements include concert* in the Grove, classical concerts every Fii<Jay, evoning orchestral concerts once or twice weekly, &c. The orchestral band will play twice daily under Hr. Frederic Arcter, to whom the entire jiiiisical arrangements haee been entrusted, and whose services as organist will still be retained. The military band has been re-oraanised and placed unlierthe control of Moris. Janssens, ] late bandmaster of the Belgian Grenadiers. A second. Nfibian caravan is expected to arrive at the Alexandra Falace before the end of the present month. Season tickets will be as heretofore issued for an entire year, dating from the first of Mb month, at half-a-guinea, j




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