PONTNEWYNYDD. -Ahe friendlto CHAPE:L,~0n. Sunday last, the loth inst., auected re enjoyed a rich treat from their former re- X de!ivP1^Vhe liev- Ethvard Guest, of Tewkesbury, to attentive and vei'y,e^e=ant and impressive disccurses there weil ml ?™gregations. In the evening lections at Tif 0 cou^1 not gam admission. The col- advanee of those of form^ We'e ,b?ing far in man wlin tormer years. Mr. Guest is a ffect'e- preaching is remarkablel'16^16! talent' a^1 his st-vle'of arkable for its eloquence and originality.
FRIDAY'S MARKET. LONDON CORN MARKET.—FRIDAY. English and foreign wheat met with a fair demand, at rates of Monday. Flour in good request, and fully as dear. Barley wanted at former terms. Prime oats, a fair sale, at full rates, but in ordinary, little done. Beans and peas quiet, but not cheaper. ARRIVALS —Wheat, British, 1460 barley, Biitish, 530; malt, British, 280; oats, British, 190 Hour, British, 420 sacks oats, Irish, 2450 wheat, foreign, 12020; barlev, foreign, 5950 oats, foreign, 15470 flour, foreign, 5481: Wind, W.N.W. Weather fine. (Second Report.) Attendance small. English wheat met a ready sale, at an advance of Is. per quarter but in foreign very little business, and prices unaltered from Monday. Barley, slow sale, and rather cheaper. Beans and peas unaltered. Oats very dull, and 6d. to Is. lower. Fair business in flour, at Monday's prices. Wind, N.W. Fine. METROPOLITAN CATTLE MARKET.—FRIDAY.. Beasts, 980; sheep and lambs, 12260; calves, 670"; pigs, 420 beef mutton, and veal, 4s. to 5s.; pork, 3s. lOd. to 4s. lOd.; lamb, 5s. 4d. to 6s.; trade brisker, at steady prices. LIVERPOOL CORN MARKET.—FRIDAY. Fair attendance. Wheat and ftaur demand, pretty gene- ral, at full prices of Tuesday. Oats, oatmeal, beans, barley, and peas, unchanged—sales quite in retail Indian corn, many buyers, and demand active, at 37s. 6d. for yellow, 40s. for white, & 36s. 6.1. for mixed. Arrivals, Irish and coastwise; wheat, 825; barley, 357; malt. 48; oats, 1207 flour, 455 sacks foreign wheat, 12167; Foreign flour, 8343 sacks Foreign beans, 1175 Foreign peas, 48 Indian corn, 780. Weather very fine. (Second Report.) Trade steady—fair business in wheat and flour at Tues- day's prices; oats, barley, beans, and peas, retail trade at last rates Indian corn recovered from Tuesday's de- pression, and rallied Is. per quarter, with fair business. Weather very fine. WAKEFIELD CORN MARKET.—FRIDAY. Weather still unfavourable. The advance asked for wheat checked the sale, consequently the business passing in wheat, at rather over last week's prices in other articles no change.
NANTYG-LO. NARROW EscAPE.-On Friday last the machinery working the Lion Mill Forge, was broken to pieces in oonaequence of some part of it being worn out of order, and a little boy, who was holding a horse nearly opposite the driving wheel, escaped with only a bruise en his hand, although the horse was struck dead on the spot, by a de- taciieil part of the driving wheel, of several hundred weight. Happily no lives were lost, as the accident occurred about dinner time.
PONTYPOOL. the ^RoekLo7BkenIa?^^nfay ^he anniversary of at the Lavab Inn, Penyrheo^' Oddfellows took place rangements, the brethren walkf/ fre0mP -ing ,their.r deelivH-r i walked ln procession down the declivity to PontYPool, proceediDgto the chapel of ease tte prinrips! .tvoeti of Pontypool, „d th" lod e-room a, the Lamb, where a capital dinner was in for £ h?S' PIT by host Tamplin. The creature com- forts havmg been soon disposed of and the doth removed, .U.JM. Williams was called to the chair, the vice-chair being occupied by P.G. Jakeways. Both chairmen ad- dressed the meeting at considerable length, on the advan- tages attending the institution to those who become its members, referring to the prosperous state of their own Speeches from visiting officers and brothers, se- T5?d?8' together with the performances of theNew- "Tww t^T eD enec^ ^be remainder of the day. Countv INQ ?F PANTES.—The Lord Lieutenant of the Curai« upon the excellent and exemplary ?Soke CoZethmrrtb° Rev- W- R" Roberts« «f in this «ounty. on~tho va^ble living of Panteg, the PV)Uv ^Ic*—^r- Churchill's annual pic nic at large and respectah]UDCe^to .fihortlytake Place 5 wljen a proper here to atnt ?athenng is anticipated. [It is Mr. Churchill in • ,we have received a letter from self from all blame ii!C satisfactorily exonerates him- at the Crumlin pic le?Pect to the arrangements for tea by the committee, annen °f which, as explained properiy providing E<S f,fs.to have been inattention to the HoBtffc THEATRE on the occasion.] frequented. On Tuesdav 8 pl-ace of amusement is much under the pat^onagQ 0f the performances were Which occftsjon tjuere was & t. the town, on iHuaerpBj and respectable au- dience. The entertainments were Shakspere's Merchant of Venice," and the afterpiece Box and Cox both of which were well got up. SCHOOL PIC NIC AT TREVETHIN. On Wednesday, the children of the Pontypool Town School, and the Church Sabbath Schools, enjoyed their annual treat, by the liberality of Capel Hanbury Leigh, Esq. and seldom have we witnessed a happier spectacle than the numerous groups presented on the occasion. At about three o clock, Mr. Dovey, the efficient master of the town school and superintendent of the Sunday School, marshalled the boys and girls, to the number of four hundred and eighty-seven, for a procession; and headed by a banner bearing the words. « Pontypool Town School, and" Feed my Lambs," with the crest of the Pontypool Park family, and scores of smaller flags inter- spersed amongst the ranks, the gay youngsters marched through Pontypool and Pontymoile, and through the beautiful park grounds, up to the front of the Lord Lieu- tenant's residence, in the lawn of which we noticed, amongst the gentlemen present, the Rev. Thomas Davies, M.A. Trevethin; Rev. John Morgan, Pontnewynydd MT' ? ™C8 ?uslics» Llanhilleth Mr. Carter, Oxford; MvaiMr £ Doye?> pontypool, &c., &c. i 3* accompanied by her t wo daughters and son, the Rev. Sir Charles Salusbury, &c., received the ,salutations of the schools in front of the house, where the young holiday-keepers, under the direction of Mr. Dovey, sang several compositions with precision and sweetness. It was regretted that the munificent friend of the schools was not sufficiently recovered from his late indisposition, to be present. The children then wended their way round the house, arK_ yP the slopes of the park, towards Trevethin church, p there entered a field adjoining the residence of the Kev. Mr. Davies, where seats were laid, and a bountiful supply of tea and cake, provided for them. Mrs. Leigh and the youthful members of her family,and the Rev. Sir Charles Salusbury, the Rev. AY. D. Havard, St. James's, Mrs. Davies, Stephen Vernon, Esq., and numerous other ladies and gentlemen, witnessed the en- joyment of the feast prepared for the young people. At about half-past six, after a pleasing afternoon's pic- nic, the children returned to their homes and the teachers and the friends of the institutions, numbering about a hundred, proceeded to tho Town School-room, at Ponty- pool, where tea was laid for a large company. After tea, they were addressed by the vicar of Caerleon, who in impressive language pointed out the advantages of Sunday schools. The Revds. James Hughes, of LIan- hilleth, and John Morgan, of Pontnewynydd, also spoke on the subject of religious education. The Rev. Thomas Davies then expressed his obligation to the several teachers, some of whom had laboured with him for the last 21 years. During the interval between each address, an appropriate piece was sung, and at the conclusion, the national anthem.
TREDEGAR. DUFFRYN CHEMICAL WORKS.—These works, situated in the TredegaT valley, on the banks of the Sirhowy stream, were opened on Thursday last, when a number of gentlemen from Newport, Tredegar, Risca, &c., assembled to celebrate the occasion. The ceremony of commencing the working (process of distillation was performed in an adroit manner, in the presence of the assembled company, by Mrs. William and Mrs. John Jones, who-placed some pieces of wood in one of the ovens, upon which Joseph Davies, Esq., of Bedwas, designated the works by the nimo of the Duffryn Chemical Works." Mr. Davies, in an appropriate speech, referred to the advantages likely to accrue from the opening of this new branch of industry, to the proprietors and the people of the neighbourhood' and concluded by wishing to Messrs. John Jones and Co. success in their costly undertaking. The sentiment was pledged in bumpers of champagne, and echoed in loud and prolonged cheers, accompanied by repeated discharges of cannon, which reverberated through the rich and roman- tic vale. The company afterwards retired to the enjoy- ment of an excellent repast prepared for the occasion, and spent a long afternoon most pleasantly together. Joseph Davies, Esq., presided, and success to commerce, science, art, and war, was the theme of the time, in which all pre- sent zealously testified their great interest, perceiving, in connection with that success, the prosperity of the Duffryn Chemical Works.
ABERDARE. | 4, CRICKET. On Thursday last, a match was played on the Aberaman cricket ground, between the Aberdareclub and eleven gentlemen from Cardiff. The former were successful, with five wickets to spare. The playing was good on both sides, and the day being remarkably fine, there was a large number of spectators. The Aberaman band was in attendance on the field, and contributed much to enliven the day's proceedings. VICE-CHANCELLOR'S COURT—TUESDAY, JULY 17 (Before Yice-Chancellor Sir J. Stuart.) Aberdare Canal Navigation Company v. Thomas.- This was a motion for an injunction to restrain the de- fendants from obstructing the plaintiffs in the use of cer- tain sidings or partings of a tramway. The plaintiffs bad been in possession of the sidings in question for up- wards of 20 years. Recently the defendants had pulled up the rails and blo-eked up the way with poles and wao-. gons, and thereupon the plaintiffs instituted this suit. °* Mr. Malins and Mr. Rogers appeared for the plaintiffs in support of the motiou, and Mr. Bacon and Mr. Selwyn for the defendants, opposed it. I The Yice-Chancellor said that the plaintiffs were the owners of the tram-road: in question, and had been in en- joyment of the use of the sidings for several years The defendants claimed the slips of land along the tramroad on which the sidings were constructed, and had torn up Sad If °k,st™ctfcd the plaintiffs in their use of the of the r,lVnH^ 'i l tr it U,COTlrt t0 Preserve the be determined5 "nt m of the parties should term* of tZ r °U^ grant an inj™^ion in the S?nr tb 1 T T ? m°tlon' with liberty to the plain- they might SUdl 1>K>cee(UDSs lw a» they might be advised. MEETING OF THE BOARD OF HEALTH. The fortnightJy meeting of this Board was held on Mon day last, at the Town-ball, David Williams, Esq., in the chair,—Messrs, Thos. Joseph, J L Roberts, Y. Jones, P. John, G. Dayies, and the. Rev T. Price were also present. After reading the minutes of the previous meeting, the Clerk stated that he bad .waited upon the Serjeant of Po- lice, in accordance with the order of the Board, to request him to be present at the pulling down of Phillips's house in order to prevent anything like a disturbance, but he re- fused to do so except by order of the Superintendent Mr. Rhys thought the police would have been in an awkward predicament had a disturbance occurred Mr. Joseph remarked that the Board were acting under the powers of an Act of Parliament, and the police were simply required to -countenance tho law. But he must confess they are a very useful bodv of t,.™ ti take care to keep out of the way when they are wlnted^ SURVEYOR'S REPORT wanted. The following report of tho Surveyor hfr w a -n ling) was then read w- s- Ramp- Mr. Chairmen and gentlemen Tn •> the resolution of the last meeting I bave nvl-°e locomotive crossings upon the roads within of the Board, with a view of ascert^ eessary for the protection of tho public Tl.fwi -ne~ list comprises all within my knowledge •— following Francis Crawshay, Esq., has a narrow guage single line crossing over the turnpike road, leading f?0nf Hirwain U, Neath, and another crossing the parish road from Aberdare to Hirwain at two points. "Jn connexion with the Abernant works is a double line broad guage crossing, over the parish road at Llwyd- coed, a narrow guage across the parish road at Abernant and another crossing the parish road i-u two places near Ynyscynon. The Vale of Neath Railway Company have three broad gaage level crossings—the first crossing the road at Ilhymerich, the second over the parish road at Cwinaman and the third over the parish rcad at Cwmdare. Crawxhay Bailey, Esq., has a level crossing over the turnpike road, leading from Aberaman to Mountain Ash. At none of the crossings have gate?, signals, or any- thing been provided for the protection of the public, as required by the Railway Clauses Consolidation Act. As the act itself clearly prescribes the sort of protection which must be provided, I need only quote the 47th section for the information of the Board :—' If the railway cross any turnpike road on a level, the Company shall erect, and at all times maintain good and sufficient gates across such road on each side of the railway, where the same shall communicate therewith, and shall employ proper persons to open and shut such gates, and such gates shall be kept con- stantly closed on both sides of the railway, except during the time when horses, cattle, carts, or carriages passing along, shall have to cross such railway; and such gates shall be of such dimensions and so constructed as when closed to fence in the railway, and to prevent cattle or horses passing along the read from entering upon the rail- ""faF and the person entrusted with the care of such gates shall cause the same to be closed as soon as such cattle, carts, or carriages shall have passed through the same, in i>a penalty of forty shillings for every default there- af'rp rovided always, that it shall be lawful for the Board j,, r.? e> any case in which they are satisfied that it oil an! ^iducive to the public safety, that the gates elnsflA, crossing over any such road should be kept kent an eiOSa ,16 railway, to order that such gate shall be In,inStead of across the TOad' &c"' to which TV S0Wage matter on the Maesgare estate, no steps hav«aVj0 ore called your attention, I find that now a acource fQ ta^en remove the same, and it is bonrhood. In t)> .cons'^erable nuisance to the neigh- tial that BomptbH thickly-populated locality it is essen- being more calculat8^° + 1)0 done delay, nothing demic disn?Refl ea engonder cholera, or other epi- The contractu accumulation of noxious mattsr. Gadlys road, and W cIeansing of High-street, the channelling, seweriD<raiX reet' .an<^ ^or tbe paving, completed in a Batisfact have been the measurements ™anner, and I have made out to-day. be laid before the Board The resolution of tho J which George Phillips was e r 1U re^erence to the house without having submitted hi«]in 18 011 Common ried out on tha day of your lw 8 f?r aPProval, was car- nutes it was levelled to the er and in a few mi- handed in a plan, in qonsequeSe'S *1 Ho bad previously the magistrates, which I consirl Proceedings before grovipd that »o roads have been ,olyectionable on the n made m accordance with the usual requirements of the Board, while the intended position of the privy is in front of the house. I would again direct the attention of the Board to a nuisance arising from the accumulation of ashes, animal and vegetable matter, in High-street, nearly opposite the Town-hall. It adjoins the public street, is in the centre of a very crowded neighbourhood, and being both unsightly and offensive, its removal is desirable. Edward Jones and William Williams have deposited notices and plans for building-the former, a cottage, and the latter, an out-house-upon Hirwain Common. The plans deposited by the following parties are unob- jectionable :—Evan Evans, a cottage on Forchneol; John Morgan, two cottages at Abergwawr Thomas Williams, Morgan Morgan, and John Jones, conveniences in Hill- street: David Williams, a cottage on Ynysllwyd estate Mr. R. Jones, alterations at the Black Lion Inn the Trustees of the Miners' Arms Benefit Society, three cot- tages, Mill-street Thomas Jones, two cottages, Aber- gwawr Thomas Williams, three cottages, Mill-street; and the Trustees of the Bethel Chape], alteration of pre- sent chapel. In reference to the level crossings, Mr. Rhys drew at- tention to two other level crossings by the Vale of Neath, one on the parish road leading from Aberdare to Merthyr, the other from Llydcoed to Cwmsmynteu. At those cross- ings gates, closing towards the door, were certainly provided by the Railway Company, but they only kept men to open and shut them until the last train had passed, and persons riding along the road after that time had to get down and open them, which, in wet weather especially, was very in- convenient. The Company ought either to have gates closing against the line, or keep persons there constantly to open and shut them. The Clerk stated that he had already written to the Company in reference to this subject, but no notice had been taken of the communication. The Surveyor explained that he understood he was to report only upon those crossings at which no protection was provided for the public. After a short discussion, it was proposed by Mr. Joseph, seconded by Mr. G. Davies, and carried mem. con., That the Clerk of this Board be directed to write to the proprie- tors of the several railways, crossing the public roads in this parish upon a level, requesting such proprietors imme- diately to comply with the 47th section of the Railway Clauses Consolidation Act, and in the event of their failing to do so, legal proceedings be taken to compel them to comply with the same." The question of the state of the drainage on the Maesy- dre estate also led to some discussion. It appears that the Board have the power of entering upon any lauds for the purpose of constructing sewers, &c.; and Mr. Griffiths, on behalf of the dean and chapter of Gloucester, expressed his willingness to enter into a guarantee to idemnify the Board for any expense they might have to move in carry- the sewer in question through a field on the Bute estate but the Board thought it advisable that the Clerk should previously wait upon Mr. Corbett on the subject, and the matter was consequently postponed. The recommendations of the Surveyor in regard to the building plans, were in every instance acted upon by the Board. RETIRING MEMBERS. The first year of the existence of the Board being on the point of expiration, ballot was taken for the retiring mem- bers, and the following names were withdrawn:- Messrs, David Williams, David Davis, John Jones, and Crawshay Bailey, M.P. These members are all eligible for re- election, and at the suggestion of Rev. T. Price, the other members of the Board.pledged themselves to do all in their power to promote the re-election of those gentlemen This was the only business before the meeting.
CARDIFF. OPENING OF THEesEArSTERN BUTE DOCK. perams flocke^from a^'par^of^South wtle^anTM °f mouthshire to witness this imposing spectacle-the South' Wales Railway trains, both up and down beinJa to excess by mercantile and fashionable parties ° At seven o'clock in the morning, an immense'procession was formed m the Castle grounds, under the sunev?n+0r,T ence of Mr. Stockdale, chief of the police force • and + eight o'clock, it left in the following order :— a Twelve navvies on horses. Navvies with wheelbarrows, spades, and picks, Mr. Crawshay's Band. Operative Masons. Foresters' Clubs-Little John and his merry men, being represented by Foresters on horseback. Glamorganshire Militia Band. Ivorite Clubs. Oddfellows. First Devcn Militia Band. Shipwrights1 Club. The Loyal Hibernian Club. Newport Factory Band. Police Force. Officers of the Municipal Corporation. David Lewis, Esq., Mayor, and John Boyle, Esq., trustee to the Marquess of Bute, and the Cardiff « Corporation. The committees, heading the principal merchants, tradesmen, and others, of the town. In St. Mary street, a gaily decorated waggon, carrying a press of Mr. Henry Allen, with printers at work, strik- ing off a poetic tribute to the occasion, joined the pro- cession, which moved onwards through St. Mary-street to the New Dock. On reaching that noble work, the im- mense concourse of persons already assembled, completely occupied the sides of the lock, basin, &c., and every available spot was eagerly seized by the spectators. A handsome tent was specially provided for the Marchioness and young Marquess of Bute, who, with a large and dis- tinguished party, took their seats to witness the pleasing ceremony at about nine o'clock. Amidst the thundering roar of "anoixblosts of trumpets, waving of the flags of every nation (except the Russian), the cheers of the mighty multitude, and the hip, hip, hurrahs" of the Jack Tars, the first ship-the English William and James," entered the lock, and gracefully glided up into the basin, the band playing Hearts of Oak." The next ship was the French Henri:" the band playing Partant pour la Syrie." The Sardinian Le Eri," followed band—Sardinian national air. Then came the American Charlotte A. Stamler," 1,500 tons register band—" Yankee Doodle." The French "Sans Souci," followed: band—" Partant pour la Syrie. Then came the American "J. P. Morse:" band—"Yankee Doodle." No. 7 pilot boat and Mr. Crawshay's yacht brought up the rear. Had there been a Turkish ship in port, she would have followed the other vessels. Each craft was welcomed with a salute of cannon; and dis- played colours from the topmast almost to the deck. The arrangements for bringing the vessels into the basin, and berthing them, were well performed by Lieut. DornJford, R.N., and his active force, all of whom wore new find distinguishing uniform. The ships named, having all taken up their positions in the basin, the vast crowd gave three cheers for the Marchioness and Marquess of Bute, John Boyle, Esq., Lieutenant Dornford, and -the Mayor and Corporation of Cardiff; after which the elubs, schools, bands, &c., filed off, and marched into the town; and the immense con- course of spectatorsjalso left; many of them returning, however, to witness the boat race, which took place in the new dock, at three o'clock. The dock now opened is but one-half of the intended size; and operations are actively 'being proceeded with, to carry out the whole of the gigantic project. It may be well known that the necessity for the new dock, which was commenced in January, 1852, was caused by the old west clock, which will accommodate but about 400 ships, not possessing a lock sufficiently large to permit the entrance W ™ lramense ships which now trade to the port; one twenW diva Gamier, has beenMng about eastern £ ck. Thl Tu' for the opening of the dimensiJS!en^toSJ' ^.jhe following 55 feet; length of basfn.sto' £ ^tTSV ■ '"ft feet length of dock, exclusive i f basm, 250 width, 300 feet. The extension, wMdT'Tt'is1000 ff V will be completed in December TQ^- n • exPected, length of 3000 feet. The contrl^m, irglve a total mmgways & Pearson. 13 are Messrs. Hem' and it is intendedto ^acetwo^r S mafllines provided side—one, of the Rlivmtmv v if168 fai^8 °n the east other a branch of the Souther l^ Railway, and the there will be connecting b £ the west side these lines will, of course find J w ^he Taff Vale all large quantities of iron and coal which^tv13 t/am° in the lated to accommodate 200 per cent 4ock -calcu- the old dock—will require. more shipping than The entire proceedings in connection with tv.; • + ing event were characterised by an nn 3 Merest- which did credit to all engaged in them11111^ y ^ee^nS all closed a general holiday was kept. TKq shops were ployers of the port gave dinners to their of seven hundred employed by the dock contrLt Ce feasted to their heart's content, at their master's °e 'S' Wer6. all the schools were generously regaled, and almTS worth of fire-works were provided, to give a two hours' pyrotechnic display at night. nours At five o'dock a public dinner, at which a verv Iar<re number attended, took place in celebration of th« and we regret that its occurrence just previously to our going to pi ess, preclude, the possibility this week of reporting the excellent speeches made on +v,Q" 01 A ball followed, at the Town-hall assembly-room^which was most fashionably and numerouslv aHpr,!iT The town, throughout the evening "i f animated appearance, being in man? -ir m+f illuminated; and the exhibition of f/8 brilliantly very extensive scale. °f fire"work8 bei°g ™ » MURDER OF A YOUNG MAN FBOM CARDIFF The most painful sensation was created on Friday eVenimr week on reedpt of a telegraphic message receded by Mr. Stockdale, superintendent of police, from the com- ir detacbment of the 7th Hussars at Sheffield, to the effect that George Lewis, a native of Cardiff, and a private in that regiment, waa murdered on the previous night in Sheffield, and requesting that his friends at Cardiff, should be informed of his melancholy end. Deceased was a remarkably fine young man, and had formerly been in a solicitor's office in Cardiff, which town he left about sixteen years back. His mother still lives in Cardiff, a widow, in poor circumstances. A sub- scription in her behalf has been commenced by Mr. Wm. Davies, clerk of St. Mary's church, who will be most happy to receive the smallest contributions, in order that something may be done to alleviate the trouble of a bereaved mother, who is also an invalid and unable to attend the funeral of her unfortunate son.
MEBTHYR. INQUEST.—An inquest was held at the Musical Hall, Mertbyr, on Saturday, on view of the body of WUlism t. .;) :c.; Williams, 74 years of age, who, it appeared by the evidence adduced, was so much injured on the 5th inst., by a quantity of the tip under which he was working, falling upon him, that he died on the 10th. Verdict accordingly. LOCAL BOARD OF HEALTH. At the meeting of this Board on Monday last, there were present, R. T. Crawshay, Esq., chairman; and Messrs. John Bryant, William Evans, John Evans, R. Forman, Lewis Lewis, and David Evans. The minutes of the last meeting were read and signed. A report from the Surveyor was read, which stated that he had received plans for building from several par- ties. The report concluded as follows I am desirous of taking the earliest opportunity of correcting a mis statement in the Star of (j lcent, of the 14th inst. I allude to an anonymous letter, containing an assertion to the effect that the improvements recently made at the entrance of the grounds attached to Mr. Forman's house, had been at the public expense. It is scarcely necessary to inform the Board that there is not a shadow of truth in the statement. So far from this being the case, the Board will probably remember that I called attention to the enclosure at the first meeting, after it was commenced; and although I fully appreciated the improve- ment I felt it my duty to mention the circumstance, lest any future remarks should be made as to there being an encroachment. But I certainly never could have anti- cipated that such an absurd and unfounded charge would have been brought forward. It is the more ludicrous, as the writer professes to correct a paragraph in the previous number of the same paper, which contains a correct account of the alteration. « The writers of anonymous letters in newspapers are frequently s° unscrupulous in their assertions, that the public generally place very little reliance on unauthenti- cated charges. I have not, therefore, deemed it necessary to notice the mis-statements so often made by anonymous correspondents of the paper in question for I am aware that it is exceedingly difficult for the conductors of a public journal to ascertain whether the communications they receive are correct. I do not, therefore, complain of the letter being inserted; but if such untruths are con- tinued to be promulgated, it will become necessary to expose a few of these soi-disavt patriots, by demanding their names, and publishing them to the world the public will then be enabled to estimate the value of their assertions, and appreciate the motives of the writers. I remain, yours obediently SAMUEL CASTLE GANT. C.E." Mr. John Evans objected to the plan for two houses in Spring-street, near Berry-square, as not having sufficient back-let. Mr. Bryant objected to the plan sent in from Mr. Sibbering, and said that if the present condition of the unfinished building was dangerous to the public, he should be called upon to enclose it. These plans were suspended, and the others were passed.. A reference having been made to the latter part of Mr. Gant's report, Mr. John Evans said that they ought to demand the name of the writerof the letter alluded to, because it was a scurrilous thing. The Chairman: I have never heard of it. Mr Forman: The wall is built on our own land, at ^Mr^JohnEvans said that the wall had been built over V was a nuisance, and was the undoubted pro- perty of the Penydarren Company. The letter in the paper stated that the improvement had been effected at the public expense. Mr. Forman I have not seen it. The Chairman: I have never heard of it before. I was about asking Mr. Gant why he should take notice of anonymous letters. Mr. John Evans said he should object to the reporter of the Star being admitted into the room in future. Air Bryant begged to differ with Mr. Evans: the objectionable matter did not appear in the report of their meetings; but in a letter from a correspondent, and, as it was anonymous, he should move that their Clerk should write to the editor, and demand that he should give up the name of the writer. They should do justice by the editor as well as themselves. Mr. Lewis remarked, that these letters were evidently written for the purpose of poisoning the minds of the ratepayers against the members of the Board. Mr. J. E?ans remarked that he did not care twopence for that. Mr. Forman understood that it was not customary for editors to publish communications without knowing the authors' names. The Chairman remarked, that if a publisher would not give up the writer's name, he rendered himself -liable. Ms. J. Evans said that the charges in the letter im- plicated every member sitting at the board, and he should certainly propose that proceedings be taken in the matter. He did not care for what they said, but he did not like to be trampled upon. Mr. Bryant said that the writer did make very scurri- lous allusions to what was a decided improvemenl there was also another improvement in that neighbourhood, which was perhaps alluded to—he meant the footpath constructed parallel with the tramroad that had long been a most dangerous place for' pedestrians, and that improvement was the most useful that had been effected in Merthyr. j The Chairman (laughing) 4 Perhaps that was made • for Mr. Forman to walk over. Mr. Benest said that the road in that place was only 15 feet, wide and the traffic was great. It struck him that the writer was not a family man, or he would have appreciated the additional safety of the many children passing that way. Mr. Forman said that in fact there was the public pro- menade of Merthyr. As for himself, he was perfectly indifferent as to what anonymous writers said about him. Mr. John Evans said he would second the proposition of Mr. Bryant, and Mr. Russell was requested to apply for the writer's name. Leave to build was granted to William Crawshay, Esq., Henry Jones, Frederick Atkins, John Jenkins, William Todd, Thomas Tyler, and Richard Morgan. Leave to build was refused to Thomas Morgan, Lewis Williams, and George Sibbering. The following bills were ordered to be paid:-Gas Co., j6286 13s. 9d. and XI 14s. 6d.; John Jones, XI 13s.; Thos. Thomas, j621 17s. 5d. j Mrs. Morgan, zei 19s. Od. j Dowlais Company, £ 50; Mrs. White, X9 8s. 7d.; Mr. Gants salary, £ 158 lis. 3d.; Mr. Russell, ditto, £ 75; J°siab Atkins, collector, £ 30; Thomas Isaac, £ 2 0s. 6d.; William Hopkins, Xi 12s. 6d.; Rees Lewis, £ 42 3s. lid. That the amount due for repairs at Troedyrhiew and Castle-street, be sent in forthwith. I hat notice be given to Mrs. Morgan, to give up the ground at Tydfil's Well. That the refuse be given to Mr. Howell Williams. That the repairs in Castle-street, Dowlais, be done, and the expenses recovered under the 69th section of the Yu 1C ea th Act. 0r<lnar-ce rl!,n "'aa • ^r,tePoftaTnr fT°m D°Tlais attended the Board, con- TVw'. iam Mo^an, William Davis, David Evans, TCf Evan Jones, AVm. Jones, Lewis Morgan, John Rees) Mary Thomas, John Ham" phrey, and David Evans. 1 a„d ilpot rShe,'Gan' 896 "omplafaed of, ?Mtered10fha?RSbi?a"Stitieet' attended Ae Board. It S 9 ,alWcd five ^eeks to pay the co",ScS. • Wh,Ci 0rdOTd 10 from the contractor. That Mr. Thomas Jones be allowed to put a pitched gutter in Castle-street, Dowlais. This concluded the business.
SWANSEA. PKISONERS FOR MAL AT THE .AssIZEs.-The follow- ing prisoners are in Swansea gaol awaiting their trial at the assizes, on Monday next, before Lord Chief Justice Campbell, at Cardiff -Herbert Jones, for having re- ceived money for the Vale of Neath Railway Company, and appropriating it to his own use; Elizabeth Martin, alias Charlotte Martin, alias Charlotte Beard, for wilful periury; J°bn Morgan, for having received a diamond rino- knowing it to be stolen; James Hay, for burglary and 'Rachel Williams, for robbing her lodgings. With the prisoners in Cardiff gaol, it is computed there will be about 30 altogether for trial.
= LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THE SIEGE OF SEBASTOPOL. pfrs ai- message from the Crimea, dated July 17, 9 p.m. Nothing of importance has occurred The army is In good health." -r a u xi WAR DEPARTMENT, July 19. • ^licence from th^T day received the following intelhg0n^ fr^ the Crimea, dated the 18th of July as** T^0 fr;oirnWnr that "he Mi/iaterof' Warhas received the following despatch from General Pelissier;- for some days in vain endea- voured P ur left approaches in front of the Mala- kb°ff Jp°r^' ^fmpted last night to drive us back. They were repulsed by the first divi»ion of the second corps- Three times the Russians threw themselves upon our shouts> *nd after each attempt, tboy j*? d retreat by the steady fire and calm attitude of our soldiers, having behind them many of their slain upon the ground. "The General of the trenches, Vinoy, had made most excellent arrangements, which greatly contributed to this succew. D J Th. Palrit of OS. 19-1- *■"• .nornhiVl&eltajBiLnraf. accor^inK to news received thi. "Lint 10' o'clock affainJ^ulp^od another sortie last night,
IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT. 0 HOUSE OF LORDS.—TUESDAY. Several bills were forwarded a stage. Some other un- important business was also despatched, after which their Lordships adjourned. HOUSE OF COMMONS.—TUESDAY. At the morning sitting, the House was occupied in committee with the details of several bills; and in the evening, Mr. ROEBUCK moved the following resolution :—"That this House, deeply lamenting the sufferings of our army during the winter campaign in the Crimea, and coincid- ing with the resolution of their committee, that the con- duct of the Administration was the first and chief cause of the calamities which befel that army, do hereby visit with severe reprehension every member of that Cabinet whose counsels led to such disastrous results." He began by calling to the recollection of the House, the circum- stances under which the Sebastopol Committee was ap- pointed, whose report had induced him, he said, to pro- pose this resolution. After referring to the reports of distresses and disasters which had visited our gallant army in the East, contained, not in official documents, but in private letters, which had excited great alarm in the country; to the motion for the appointment of a com- mittee to inquire into the truth of these reports and to the manner in which that motion had been resisted he observed that the conclusion to which the committee had come, was to substantiate J.0 the letter every report of the sufferings of the army, directly inculpating the Govern- ment of Lord Aberdeen and he called upon the House to vindicate their committee. He divided the Cabinet of Lord Aberdeen into three portions-first, Lord Aberdeen himself; secondly, the important members of that Cabinet, Lord Palmerston, Lord John Russell, Sir James Graham, Mr. Gladstone, and Mr. S. Herbert. The rest he consi- dered a mere herd, following, like sheep, their leaders' track. That the latter were insignificant, he admitted, but their insignificance was no plea against the condem- nation of the House. He then reviewed the resolutions of the committee, which, he contended, were supported by every word of the evidence. General PEEL said, before the House adopted the reso- lution of the committee upon which the motion of Mr. Roebuck was founded, it was necessary to look at the whole of the resolution, which, if it conveyed any mean- ing, expressed disapprobation of the policy of the expe- dition to the Crimea. He could not condemn that policy; at the same time, he did not perceive in the counsels which determined the expedition, any of that "sagacity" attributed to them by Colonel Adair, in the amendment of which he had given notice. He passed some profes- sional criticisms upon the manner in which the expedi- tion had been projected and managed; he complained of the interference of that House and the press, with its host of reporters accompanying the army, and, advising the House not to look back, except to profit by past errors, but to look forward, with a view of carrying on the war with vigour, he moved, by way of amendment, the previous question. This amendment was seconded by Lord R. Cecil, who thought that a retrospective motion like ihat of Mr. Roe- buck, was much to be lamented. Its terms, he said, might be abstractedly true; but it wore the aspect of an acrimonious and vindictfve psrsonality. Colonel ADAIR, who had given notice of an amendment (which it was not competent for him in point of form to make), expressing tin opinion that the counsels which de- termined the expedition, were consistent with a wise and sagacious policy, just to our allies, and commensurate with the objects of the war, explained the motives which had induced him to take that step, and justified the opi- nion conveyed in his amendment. Mr. CONOLLY considered that Colonel Adair's amend- ment and his argument had nothing to do with the issue before the House, which was not the policy of going to Sebastopol-for this had been excluded from the conside- ration of the committee-but whether the late advisers of the Crown were, or were not, responsible to the country for the inadequacy of the means employed for carrying out that policy. He should vote for the motion. Mr. LOWE appealed to the House whether the objec- tions he had urged to the appointment of the Sebastopol Committee, had not been borne out? The committee had admitted that their investigation was necessarily par- tial and incomplete. If so, with what face could the House pretend to come to a conclusion as to the character and conduct of any one, upon evidence which would not convict a piiaoner at petty sessions ? The Marquess of Granby said, although he had be- lieved the war to be neither just nor necessary, yet, as we bad engaged in it, he should not vote for the motion, lest he should weaken the Executive, and diminish the power of the country to carry on the war with vigour. He should vote for the amendment. Mr. J. PmLi.lMORE said that, convinced of the danger to which the interests of England and of Europe were exposed, and believing that the present ministers were determined to prosecute the war vigorously, his opinion was, that the HoiAe could not, without injury to the community, at a time when unanimity was so important, contribute to bring about another change in the Govern- ment. Mr. GORDON could not concur with either of the motions before the House. With regard to the original motion, he considered that the evidence would not justify the conclusion to which the House was asked to come. Sir J. WALSH contended that, if the expedition was blameable, the press, the country, and that House, which had not exercised proper control, ought to share in the censure. He condemned the expedition, undertaken at an unfavourable period, and in opposition to the advice of Lord Raglan and the military authorities, as an act of rashness and presumption; it was likewise unnecessary, he said, since we were at the time in possession of all the results which were regarded as. the objects of the war. For this act the late Government were liable to censure. But, although there was great truth in much of what had been said by Mr. Roebuck, he thought it was exceedingly difficult for the House to pass a censure upon the Government for acts in which the House itself was impli- cated, and that perhaps the safer pourse would be to vote for the amendment. Mr. MAGUIRE said the only question was, whether the Government of this country were responsible for the disasters in the Crimea. He contended that they were responsible for their blunders, for the awful sufferings endured by the army, and for the noble lives which had been sacrificed. The evidence before the committee criminated every member of the Government. Sir J. GRAHAM said he had waited till the last moment, in the expectation that some member of the Government would indicate the course they wished the House to pursue. Considering the state of the public business, he thought it would be for the public good if the debate closed that night. LCRD SEYMOUR gave explanations respecting his views and course of conduct in the committee and with refer- ence to certain portions of the report. His great objec- tion to this motion, he said, was that he did not see any ) use in going back to the past. Sir J. PARKINGTON said, like Sir J. Graham, he had waited for some intimation from the Government of the course they meant to take. Did they intend to evade a vote upon the motion, by sheltering themselves under the equivocal course of the previous question He had come to the decision, though with reluctance and pain, to support the original motion. car u. WOOD said the Government were prepared to vote for the amendment of General Peel, on the ground that the enquiry of the committee was imperfect. Had it been perfect,-had all been disclosed that should have been disclosed,—the Government would not have shrunk from a decision of the House upon the main question. He charged Sir J.Pakington with inconsistency in main- taining that the motion did not involve the policy of the expedition, and in immediately after denouncing it as repugnant to the rules of war, and the dictates of pru- dence. He brought a charge of inconsistency likewise against Mr. Roebuck, who, he said, had acquitted those Ministers who were at the head of the departments con- nected with the war in the late Administration, and would censure those for not interfering who had no au- thority to meddle. L, # On the motion of Mr. GASKELL, the debate was ad- journed until Thursday. WEDNESDAY. At the time of private business, the report of the Stand- ing Orders Revision Committee was considered and ultimately agreed to; a. recommendation that members locally interested should be excluded from committees upon private bills, giving rise to some debate, and being carried by a division. On the order for going into committee upon the Episcopal and Capitular Estates Bill, The Marquess of BLANDFORD, considering the number of amendments of the bill of which notice had been given, and the impossibility of carrying it through the House this session, moved that the order be discharged. He corrected some mistakes into which he had fallen in moving the second reading of the bill, and expressed a hope that the Government would, during the recess, take the whole susJect into their serious consideration. Sir G. GREY briefly intimated the views of the Govern- ment, and, after a short discussion, which the Chancellor of the Exchequer thought-and the majority of the House appeared to concur in the opinion-was a mere waste of time, the motion was agreed to, and the order discharged. On the next order for going into committee upon the Dwellings for Labouring Classes (Ireland) Bill, Mr. M'MAHON moved to defer the committee for three months, suggesting various objections to the bill. This amendment was seconded by Mr. DE VERB. Sir W. SOMERVILLE defended the bill which he had introduced. The miserable condition of the habitations of the poor in Ireland was mainly attributable, in his opinion, to the state of the law in that country, which this measure was intended to remedy. The House then went into committee on the bill, the clauses of which had not been gone through when the time for closing the debate arrived, and the Chairman reported progress. The order for the third reading of the Justices of Peace Qualification Bill was discharged. The House adjourned at live minutes to six o'clock
PARIS, Friday, July 20. The Moniteur publishes a despatch from General Pelissier, dated night of 18th, eleven o'clock. He .announces that the Russians bad made a sortie on the French attack, in the direction of Inkermann, and that they were repulsed. The works at Kamiesch are getting on well. THE BALTIC. [From the Second Edition of the Times.) DANTZIC, Friday Morning. The Geeyser arrived with mails. Admirals Dundas, Seymour, and Penaud, were at Xargen. Admiral Baynes, with the rest of the fleet, was before Cronstadt. On the 14th, the Iiuby gunboat, with the boats of the Arrogant and the Magicienne, had a sharp affair at Wyborg. One officer and one man were killed, and ten men wounded.
EVENING EXPRESS. LONDON, FRIDAY, 5 P.M. The deputation of the Iron trade to the Board of Trade had not returned; in the meantime Scotch pig iron quoted 71s. to 71s 6d. Spelter, ze23 to jE23 5s. Tallow, 53s. 9d. on the spot, and 54s. 9d. to arrive. Liaseed Oil, 44s. Other articles unaltered POLICE COMMISSION.—Further evidence was given by several gentlemen as to the extreme violence. The Adulteration of Food Committee ako continued their investigations to-day. FRANCE.—A fusion between the Legitimists or Or. leanists is again talked of.
Sir John Paul and Messrs. Strahan and Bates were again brought up on Wednesday, at Bow-street, when a statement was made, that in consequence of thfc necessity of further examination of the books, with the view of ascertaining the details of the stock deposited with Over- end and Co., a further remand would be necessary. An arrangemeut was then made that the prisoners should be brought up again next week, and then be remanded to the 1st of August.
NEWPORT SHIPPING LIST. » ARRIVALS. •j Eccel, Scantleb'jry. Whitehaven, iron ore—Con- vivial, Collister, Whitehaven, iron ore— Alice ^py^^Eleanor, Thomas, Whitehaven, iron ore—Mary -SsiaSLwAnn, Lewis, Whitehaven iron ore,—Laurieston, -SsiaSLwAnn, Lewis, Whitehaven iron ore,—Laurieston, Murpyy, Whitehaven, iron ore—yre Maid, Jones, Whitehaven, iron ore—Dars, Bailey, Whitehaven, iron ore—Ann, Jones, Barrrow, iron ore-Velocity, Davies, Barrow, iron ore-Hope. Jenkins, Barrow, iron ore- Margaret Lloyd, Lloyd, Barrow, iron ore-Jane Ellen, Davies. Barrow, iron ore-Eluzai, Phillips, Barrow, iron ore—Druid, New-all, Barrow, iron ore-Hope, Wat kins. Barrow iron ore-—Two Brothers, Watkins Barrow, iron ore—Venus, Brewer, Elba, iron ore—William and Susan, Herbert. Bridgwater, hay,—Kobert and Mary, Evans, Swansea, iron-Arial Flanhagen, Youg-ba), cattle-Safety, Harris, Gloucester, iron--Mary, Griffiths, Porthcawl, iron ore- United Friends Langland, Neath. iron ore -Hope, Boon, Waterford, oats—Leader, Jeane, Jersey, cider—Maid of Erin, Hart, Cork, pitwood -Sarah, Angel, Sactander, flour-Brisk, Bedford, Waterford, oats—Castle, Davies, Barrow iron ore Hearty, Torrens, Jersey, potatoes and cider—Red Rover, Wilson, Whitehaven, iron ore—William, Smith, Glou- cesier, pig iron—Honor, Acford, Bristol timber Neptune, Edmonds, Bristol, sundries—Moderator, Roberts, Bristol, sundries-Edgar, Tiver, Bristol, sundries-James and Sarah, Shearman, Bridgwater, hay- Venul;, Walford, Bridgwater, hay-Aeironian, Hughes, Portheawl, iron- Salashiel, Richards, Whiteha.ven, iron ore-Isabella, Groves, Whitehaven, iron ore-Gleaver, Thomas, Barrow, iron ore Friends, Woodward, Bridgwater, timber- Union, Gwyther, Bridgwater, hay—Bee, Manning, Kin- sale, cattle—Resolution, Donoughoue. Kinsale, cattle— Candace, Jenkins, Glasgow. iron—Unerigg, Barclay, Whitehaven, iron ore-Confidence, Williamson, White- haven, iron ore. DEPARTURE. Eaglo Wing, Varwell, Genoa, 191 tons of iron-South Picton, Davies, Balaklava. 190 tons of hay—Pandora, Jongebloed, Harburg, 167 tons of iron—Charles and Jane, Oliver, New York, 775 tons of coal—Sylphiden, Ache, Malaga, 180 tons of coal-Jeune Celestine, Bedex, Bor- deux, 122 tons of iron-Jean Jacques, Parfait, Bordeux, 170 tons of iron-Timbuctoo, Jeffery, Barcelonia, 250 tons of coal-Triumph, Sprague, Farragona, 166 tons of coal—Western Chief, Dyer, Malta, 1600 tons of coal— Herf.ld, Jacka, Gibraltar, 30 hhds. of Pilchards and 84 tons of coal—Experiment, Norman, Rotterdam, 165 tons of iron—Mary Ann, Chisnall, Barcelona, 130 tons of iron -Ellen, Davies, Rouen, 110 tons of iron—Speedy' Pen- will, Barcelona, 119 tons of iron—Caroline, Ringmacher, Rio de Janeiro, 430 tons of coal-Hebe, Pearce, Jamaica, 770 tons of coal -Johanna, Moller, Lisbon, 130 tons of coal.
Births, Marriages, and Deaths. BIRTHS. On the 19th inst., at No. 13, Dock-street, the wife of Mr. A. O. Watkins, architect, of a son. On the 16th inst., the wife of Mr. J. Morgan, draper, Bank-house, Abergavenny, of a son. MARRIAGES. On the 15th inst., at Machen church, by the Rev. Augustus Morgan, Mr. Joseph Lipscomb to Miss Mary Farmer, both of that place. On the 12th inst., at St. Mary's church, Tenby, by the Rev. George Clark, rector, Mr. Benjamin Evans, of Newport, to Cecile, only surviving daughter of David Llewellin, Esq., of Aberdare. On the 19th inst., at Cliristchurch, Mr. John Willmett, son of Mr. Willmett, shipbuilder, &c., Newport, to Miss Morgan. On the 26th ult., at St. Michael's church, Abertillery, Mr. Jeremiah Scott to Miss Sarah Flower. DEATHS. On the 1st inst., Charles, youngest son of the late Mr. Richard Whitcomb, landlord of the Nag's Head, Aberga- venny, and formerly of Monmouth, aged 15 years. On the 15th inst., at Briery Hill, Ebbw Vale, Jane, the wife of Mr. Griffith Lewis, rail-straightner, aged 39 years. On the 17th inst., suddenly, at Abercarn, in the 77th year of his age, Mr. John Moses, an old and much re- spected inhabitant. On the 11th inst.. at Pontaberbargoed, Mrs. Mary Harding, aged 47 years, deeply regretted by all her friends. On the 14th inst-, at Loudon-square, Cardiff, Mr. Charles Jenkins, builder, late of Newport, leaving a widow and six children. On the 12th inst., RowlandGriffiihs, Esq., only surviving son of the late Rowland Griffiths, Esq., of Pwllhelv North Wales, aged 49 years. On the 18th inst., Mary, the wife of Mr. Richard Budr of Union foundry, Llanhilleth, aged 64 years. T, On the 7th inst., at Bath, at an advanced age, George War(le, Esq., brother of Admiral Warde, of Pre,,wylf, Neath. On the 11th inst., Mr. William Snelling, iron merchant, for inany years a refpected tradesman of Merthyr, aged 92 years. E^ns^or^manv^ Town, Merthyr, Mr. David previouslv to ?"ears a 8cboolmaster at that place, and PX°P to that a mineral surveyor. 6 of the 29th ult., in the trenches before 901 -p 6rr 'TV1 ^Ist year, William Owen, Lieat. in the M p fusiliers, third son of Sir John Owen Bart., n yn^°n"bouse, Gloucestershire. On the 11th inst., at Brvnmawr, Mrs. Anne Vaughan, wife of Mr. George Vaughan, Clydach, aged 72 years she was a devoted Christian, and quitted life respected and regretted by all who knew her.
Clarke, 1st Devon Militia; Mr. John Jones and the Misses Joties, Kock Colliery the Misses Rees and Mr. W, T B«es, Holly House the Misses Da vies, Castletown 5 Mr' Guldy, Newport, and party; Mr. John Hawkins, kew- port; Mr. Thomas Shanahan, Ireland; Mr. David Thomas; Mr. Evans, Risca; Miss Jones, Tredegar, &c. The sum of £412s. 6d. was received at the doors, at 6d each, and after three o'clock, the public, the schools, &c were admitted gratuitously. A somewhat unfavourable morning—which, however, was followed by continuous sunshine-tended to cause a smaller gathering than was anticipated. The show of flowers was rather an improvement on the preceding displays, and presented both an increase in va- rieties and an improvement in culture. The magnificent roses grown by the Rev. Howell Williams, were more beau- tiful specimens than we have seen at many a moie pretend- ing exhibition, and surpassed even the choice selections from the garden of the Rectory. There was much sur- prise manifested at the number of variegated and finely- cultivated carnations, roses, and other flowers from the gardens of cottagers while the vegetables were of a very superior character. The monster lengths of rhubarb shown TO v Robochan, Risca, Mr. F. Thompson, Machen, Mr. Kobert Young, Park House, and some of the cottagers, attracted much attention—Mr. Young's fine scarlet non- pareil, three feet six inches in length, being regarded as a choice specimen. We should not omit to notice a very useful addition to this year's show, by the exhibition of poultry, of which there was a large and attractive display in a tent adjoining that in which the vegetables were exhibited. ° The Machen Band added much to the attractions of the day by their pleasing efforts-the tastefully-decorated re- freshment teut provided by Mr. Watkin Watkins, of the theTr abilities a capital situation for the display of their abilities. The following is a list of the PRIZES Roses, 6 blcoms, 5s., 1st prize, W. Rowlands 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., Edward Watkms. Fuschias, 3 blooms, 1st prize, 5s., Samuel Euglish 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., William Jones. Pansies, I:) blooms, 1st prize, 5s., Evan Jones 2nd ditto, M* fed- Samuel English. Carnations, 3 blooms, 5s ,—no £ 6 bloolus' lst Prize, 5s., Samuel English 2nd tiiUo 5s.-no award. Pinks, 3 blooms, 1st prize js., Samuel.English; 2nd do., Is. 6d.-no award. Stocks' i f P.nze> 3s.—no award. Ornamental basket T*™ TV. P"T?' Leah Edmunds 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., f lst prize, 3s., Mary Lins- cofiibe, 2nd ditto, Is. Gd., Leah Edmunds. I „ 5?RUIT. 'o.tfW lst PrTfe> 5s., Thomas Jones 2nd ditto, 2nd ditto 2^ ?TiJean'J> lst Prize>5s" Joha White mrranto • a ditto, 2s. Gd., Catherine Jones, ditto 2s fid M? T prize, 5s., Win. Gibbon; 2nd prize' 5s' IvTarv L!psc:otr;be- Gooseberries, ditto, 1st Ivlal7 Damel; 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d ditto, ■p VEGETABLES. 2nd dmoNf^r' }a\rPlize' 7s- 6d-' Moses Th°mas; K, Tl'V T' SS" Joh? Anthony. Parsnips, 6, lst prize Onions 12 1sTS;- ^ditt?' 6d- Ge0i'Se Edmunds'. 2s Gd Mmr.n,pnze' 5So' Isalah Edmunds; 2nd ditto, Watts'- 2nT,li £ 9 i fJ?rrots' 6> lst Prize, 5s.,William vvatts 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., Lewis Hicks. Turnips, garden 1st prise, 3s., Edward Hopkins 2nd ditto, Is. 6d. Uliaia Young. Cabbage, 3, lst prize, 3s., Edward ■ttopkins; 2nd ditto, Is. 6d., Thomas Jones, Draytban. Peas, quartern, lst prize, 3s., Thomas Farmer, sen.; 2nd ditto, 3:s. (id., S. Winnell. Kidney beans, runners, 12 1st prize, 58., David Jones 2nd ditto, 2s..6d.-no. com- petition. Ditto, dwarf, 12, lst prize, F>s.—no competition. Broad beans, 12, lst prize, 3s., Edward Williams 2nd ■ditto, Is. 6d., Edward Waters. Rhubarb, 4 sticks, 1st prize, 5s., John Edmunds 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., S. Winnell, Cucumbers, 2, lst prize, 5s., Wm. Nurse; 2nd ditto! '2s. 6d., Thomas Davies. Lettuce, 3, 1st prize, 3s, Edw Hopkins; 2nd ditto, Is. 6d., Thomas Farmer. Best basket ot 6 various vegetables, 1st prize, 5s., Edward Hop- -kms; 2nd ditto, 2s. 6d., Edward Williams. For the Neatest Cottage and Garden, 1st prize, 10s. Moses Thomas; 2nd ditto, 5s., Edward Hopkins. For the Cleanest and Neatest Cottage, 1st prize, 10s„ Thomas Jones; 2nd ditto, 5s., Mrs. Price, village. -P EXTRA PRIZES. For the best cultivated garden on Dray than Common, 1st prize, 7s. 6d., Wm. Thomas, labourer; 2nd best, 5s., David Chandler-Edward Thomas and J. Thomas recom- maeuded. For the best cultivated ditto, of not less than two perches in extent, in the occupation of a Collier or Work- man in Machen Colliery, 1st prize, 7s. 6d., Thomas Jones, Dray than 2nd best, 5s., Wm. Jones, Dray than. « °r, dltto> ditto, of not less than ditto, ditto in v occupation of a Workman or Labourer of Macben Forge, 1st prize. 7s. 6d., Isaiah Evans; 2nd èest, 5s., Thomas Farmer. thai ditto- of not less than ditto, ditto, in l~, lr cc_uPation of a Collier or Labourer in Wainfawr TP'IV ,tnze' 7a~ 6(1' Samuel English; 2nd best, os. William Watts. jn--0' v68'' ^to, ditto, in the occupation of a Work- 7« fi j r T Urer Machen Charcoal Works, 1st prise, 1'' amea Webb 2nd best, 5s., John Thompson. EXTRA FRIZES OPEN TO THE WHOLE PARISH. -D FLOWERS. linmc.Se^nv j.ooms, 1st prize, 5s., the Rev. Howell Wil- Mnrr,V, T?avt.h > 2ud ditto, 2s. 6d., Rev. Augustus "W4ir ansies, 6 blooms, lst prize, 5s., Rev. Howell ^ad <litto- 2s' GJ-' William Haines. Willi,° <?rder floweis> lst Prize. 5a-. Rev. Howell desio-n U? ditto, 2s. 6d., Miss. S. A.Thompson. Best a1;,frs-±^T-p- -NVoodrtiffe 2ad ditt0,2s.i 6(1., Rev. Howell Williaiiia. v T» -ta VEGETABLES. 2s. 6da, Mr. Geor-ePYoun^ n*' Thol?Pso1n 5 2nd ditto, Mr. Geo YnvmV r' f' Raines; 2nd ditto, 2a.-Sd., 5s Mr George Young 2nd ditto, 2s. Gd.Rev. A. Mc^an' £ "»2'i.str,5„5' Mr. toySSMg,competit'ion. CVIXAGERS, PRIZES FOR PniTTTBv For the best couple of Cooln'n i i Daniel.; 2nd best, 3s., Richard Stin'fi 3ffary Eli Ho wells. For the W '^anfield; 3rd best, 2s., lst prize, 5s., Josenh Poo + couP-e of fowls of any breed, Phillips 3rd best 2s -n 1°* S6C^-1 best' 3s- couple of Ducks, 1st prize ?nV> For tbe best best, 3s., ditto; 3rd best 2^ JosePh ^eeston secesd EXtra pCT7ri-, competition. For the beat couple of Cochin Fowls, 1st prize, 5B., Mr. best, Mrs. Evans Fnr ug.uat,us Morgan; 3rd breed, 5s Mr T-ibn d o 5°uPle °f Fowls of any WoodrX; Irtt\?Xerir2ad £ 3s-Mr" Phit^ counle of f* iounS- For the best Mr Wm x' „° Brewer; 2nd best, 3s.( tb«\o 1V1S £ .3''d best> 2s-' Mr- Wm. Richards. For the best couple of Geese 5s., Mr. Haines 2nd best, 3s., Mr. Henry Thomas,; 3rd best, 2s., ditto. Judges of the Fruits and Flowers—Mr. Powell gar- dener at Tredegarpark and Mr. Morgan, gardener at The Friars, Newport. Judges of the Cottages and Gardens—Mr. Robt. Youn" • Park-house and Mr. Andrews, Ruperra. ° Judges of the Poultry—Mr. Edmunds, Rhyderrin Mr. R. K. Jones, Dany Bank and Mr, Robert Young, Park- house. At the conclusion of the show, a large number of ladies and gentlemen were entertained at the Rectory, by the Rev. Augustus and Mrs. Morgan, whose charming garden and grounds were thrown open to the public and on the arrival of the band, numerous twinkling feet" went merrily to the sound of music, along the lawn, where polkas, &c., &c., were danced by many of the gay party assembled.