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MONMOUTH. COUNTY COURT.—The business at Judge Herbert's Court on Friday last, concluded with two insolvency cases. In re John Gwatkin, land surveyor, Chepstow, who was sup- ported by Mr. Galindo, but opposed, for several creditors, by Mr. Wanklyn, Mr. T. J. A. Williams, and Mr. Roberts (Coleford). After a long examination, the Judge said the whole conduct of the insolvent had been very exceptionable his debts being £ 1800, while his assets were ^ut ±.0o. The insolvent was remanded for six months from the date of the vesting order. In re Sims, insolvent. In this case, on ap- plication of Mr. Owen, his Honour named Monday, the 27th instant, at twelve o'clock, for holding a. special court to hear the insolvent's petition. „ MONMOUTH PAVING COMMISSIONERS. This Board held the usual meeting on Monday last, when some routine and other business was transacted. -»r i TOWN COUNCIL.—The Council sat on Monday, when it was resolved that the policemen should have an advance of Is. per week, in consideration of their strictly carrying out the regulations as regarded lodging-houses The distribu- tion of the charity of bread, and the irregularities con- nected therewith, came under consideration as did also the "consolidation of the police measure. The Council re- solved on petitioning against the biU believing the pro- ject unwise, and an interference with the constitutional powers of the municipal authorities. LECTURE ON THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON.—A lecture, written by Dr. Cummins, on the life of the Duke of Wel- lington, was read to a fashionable and numerous audience, at the Borough Court, on Monday evening, by Captain Carter, of the Roya Monmouthshire Light Infantiy. There was also a delightful series of musical performances in con- nection with the lecture. Ibe proceeds of this gratifying entertainment will be given to the Monmouth Dispensary. Captain Carter has engaged to deliver other lectures for the same benevolent object. TYPHUS FEVER AT THE COUNTY GAOL.-On the 17th, before T. Hughes, sq., and a jury, an inquest was held on the body of a boy named Ewer, from Abergavenny, who had been in the gaol since the 2nd December last. Some eight or nine ol the inmates of the gaol were attacked by typhus fevei. Yvlnle all the others, under the able treat- ment of the surgeon, Mr. Wilson, speedily recovered, the deceased er rallied, hut died an the day previous to the inquest, lhe verdict of the jury was that he died from natural causes. The coroner highly complimented the governor of the gaol for his humane treatment of the pri- soners. m ,.0 ±J^ ./ftav .1 On Wednesday evening, Mr..uiiis Ro^e J Cambrian harpist, gave one of his delightfulJI at the Newport Town Hall, assisted by •"JI The audience was highly respectable, and the unfavourable weather, more numerous "| witnessed at many musical entertainments' and masterly style of Mr. Roberts, exhihi'^l but graphic descriptions of the various coOtf'j were sung and performed during the evening' | the feelings and tastes 'of his audience. Jl The following was the programme :—" ft! plicity, and Autiquity of Welsh Music, to J the remotest ages to the 11th and 12th cent s of the harp, &c.—Illustrations: Isle.' Song—' Taliesin's Prophecy.' Sol°^l Rising of the Lark.' Song—' The Rock 0J Penillion Singing. Solo—Harp, Sweet 10 'Prince Madog's Farewell.' Song-' PreSS 0 Song—' The Mountain Minstrel.' Grand S10 °jl Save the Queen,' and 'Rule Britannia,' her Majesty and the Prince Albert, at Wincl^l The sweetness of the fair vocalist's tones, though simple execution of many brilliant p, songs she sang, formed an exqu:site accoinpaIjj "flood of matchless melody" poured frolD | instrument. tÍ Mr. Roberts is a prince" among the v°^\i music, seeming to possess an almost ma8*cJjjil harp—now producing the boldest and most exciting like martial music and the moveruen hosts; again dying away into whispered J sweetest tone and harmony. Witness hia J round the mountain." First came the distal 51 far, far away, but still distinctly, though soft occasional swelling strains, as though borne yHk passing breeze. Then the cadence iircreased J but as perfectly as the music of an approachiIlg heard, as it were, the beat of the drum-the clarion the clangor of the trumpet, with the tramp of marching men, and 0 |Jl distant thunder of artillery and now, more distinct; and you expect to see the full the marching array, burst upon your sight? J round the mountain's side. Then there i9 Jt glorious swell of the music, startling by it9 Jt ness and after a while, the notes grow fainter, and by and by, away, in the far-off distance, fjjji opposite point of the mountain, you catch the "51 ef the receding band-but still articulate, sweet. These beautiful effects constituted JJI and elicited repeated bursts of applause froiu yk auditory. The "penillion" singing was most trated by the fair songstress and Mr. Itohf^l whole of their highly-finished performances—l were unanimously encored—made those 11 delighted, and desirous that all their circle of who had music in their souls," had been Vr cipate in the charms experienced on the occasi" jM The performances concluded with the lo., anthem, in which the upstanding-audience J I enthusiasm. Jk We should add that the assembly were indo discriminating and active committee of the this rich treat—Mr. Roberts being engaged W jl We trust their efforts will continue to obtain of praise so cordially bestowed upon them on V BURIAL BOARD.-WED:TESD,\1; Rev. Edward Hawkins,, vicar, in the ^1 Present—Messrs. Joseph Latch, George Getbl Mullock, M. Morrison, W. Graham, jun., E.1)o Knapp, James Brown, H. J. Davis, and T. B- jJJI Mr. James F. Mullock, secretary, read the ø t previous meeting. Jl A letter was received from Messrs. Johnson architects, and was read, in which they regrets jl ability to submit the working drawings tblS ■ promised to prepare them very shortly. ,JL It was considered that the application for t was not unreasonable but if the plans be this day fortnight, the engagement is to be coB^ l end. ,11 The Secretary reported that three men wej%| the ground of the proposed cemetery. abundance of stone to be procured easily on Mr. Graham said it was necessaiy that the Vzjm Episcopal chapel at the cemetery, should be I the Bishop. < The Chairman said there would be no diffictfW I matter. Mr. Graham called attention to other mattf^w notice, which, it was stated, would be c<>n81 I time. jJm Mr. Davis said he should propose that one po ground (a five-acre field) be laid out for garden3) J to obtain a profit, and upon which the labourers might be employed as the whcle of 1 would not be required for a considerable time- 01(1 The Chairman said this would perhaps in" ft and trouble of two consecrations of the ground- Mr. Gething inquired if the ground might not 1 other than burial purposes, after consecration. 1 The Chairman replied in the negative., Mr. Morrison suggested that a consulting be employed, to advise the Board in regard to m The Chairman was satisfied that the were men of honour and integrity, and would ft out their plans. ifjm Mr. Morrison feared that it might be fo^n but he wished, without at all reflecting upon that his suggestion should be considered at a j| Mr. Davis said he had applied to the necessary sanction for raising a loan of £ 6CK)o> formed in reply, that a memorial must be f°r% | Treasury, setting forth particular matters. ft pared the document, (which he now read). aurl It was directed that the seal should he Tj,e71 memorial, which should be at once for gjfl Mr. Graham moved that Mr. Morgan s surveyor, be requested to draw a plan 0 d which should at once be nicked" out.- j The Chairman said it was required that xr0t$, half of the ground must be, according to Mr. 1* secrated for the church. As it was essential that should be set out as soon as possible—St. place being shortly to be closed—the Vicar tioØr Board now to decide what portion, and the situ* be selected.j, This was a matter of discussion for a short ™ was considered advisable that the Board should the ground, and there decide. The meeting then separated. NEWPORT TOWN C0UNC [CONTINUED FROM OUR SECOND Mr. Knapp said the matter had been fully he thought they should now go to a division., After some further discussion, and a ginal motion of the Mayor was carried by ¡¡. two—seven to five; so that there will be an 1,n teP per cent, on all the salaries, from the superIJl the lowest class.. The Mayor here said, in reply to a 1u? rej^ should postpone the consideration of the 1nC j force, numerically, to a future occasion. m1 Mr. Batchelor concurred in this course, as Af ready agreed on an advance of £100 per year force, which was enough to do at one time. :¡¡;1J'J NEWPORT BOARD OF HEALTH The Mayor brought on the question of the r0 J Coach and Horses Inn, High-street. It gA Townsend had been able to induce the presen^w, quit possession for £35; and Mr. Gregory, £¡6t1 owner, consenting to advance from £ 10 to yj Board now agreeing to make up the residu°> J was requested to proceed with a settlement pending matter forthwith—the £ 35 only to be t j/ the understanding that the building was fortnight. The Mayor said he had dropped a letter on town this morning, which he had received ( mittee of the Commercial'and Reading Room citing the Corporation or the Board to assist 1 desired project of having the Telegraph office Jjjj4 J been proposed to be in Dock-street), in the Jl so that telegraph messages, in anticipation Qo^Ji and morning papers, might be exhibited in tl»« Rooms, as was the case in other towns. Hi3, jpl'jn served that Newport was essentially a commerCja ^J growing in importance, a"d early information state of the markets would be a great object to J, tile community, in such a town. Jrfrfi The Board entertained the subject with s unanimous desire to see so important a comB10 tage fully secured to the subscribers to the J J thereby to the general commerce of the town motion of Mr. Dowling, a committee was confer with the Telegraph Company, on the •Lid i ascertain how the necessary arrangements c° ried out. It transpired, in the course of convef uP/ Mr. Knapp had been most indefatigable in Se morial to the Telegraph Company, for the esta i a town office, kc., and that his endeavours appe y i produced the disposition of the company to car /| gratifying enterprise. e/i The Town Clerk brought forward the report Council Meeting, held on the 10th instant, to c (F,/ deputation from the Monmouthshire Railway as to the alteration of their new bridges in rog) and Mill-street, and the improvement of the from the former street into the market. Mjs*i/ Mr. Rennie deprecated the hasty and una<! j,e ( moning of committee meetings, as a course wbi^ Uo unconstitutional. Mr. Llewellin considered that the Town „ ft1$ alternative, but to summon the meeting. It A of course, meetings should only be summoned occasions. Mr. Jenkins took the same line of argument* J of the council was under an obligation to act it (T Canal Company's works were progressing, aIl yja cessary that an arrangement, if at all entered tpe be promptly done. tter, j After some further observations on the lowing report of the meeting referred to was re (» f "Mr. Conway, Mr. Wyatt, and Mr. Jen.ri tjLilj by Mr, Harrison, the chief clerk, and Mr. Py'j neer,) attended on behalf of the MonmoutbsP and Canal Company, in pursuance of an arrang fo'.V j the Mayor, Mr. Batchelor, and Mr. Rennie, j teiview with the company the deputation 1 meeting the plan of the projected alterations tbe J j bridge, embracing the widening of the road thereof, by throwing open to the public a, p° is now used as a goods shed, stating that it bf jW tant to the company, to remove the presen they were willing to do so, and rebuild saffiC' o' plan, calculated to cost £ 350, and the Local i>° A* defraying half the expense ( £ 175.) Dftv'S "Mr. Batoaelor proposed, and Mr. H. J* 0 an offer of £ 100 to be paid by the town—the j tired, and shortly after returned, and acc(3^ 9 J The company to build bridge and make road to plans and sections or present gradients. i W jjnl The deputation reported that they pr £ !P. 0f V drain from the Gas Works to the town P1 > A Jr and had calculated that if enlarged to two by the corporation, the extra expen86 T^avie8j would be £ 42, Proposed by Mr. James