LLANDAFF CATHEDRAL. OPENING OF THE NEW ORGAN. On Tuesday last, one of the largest and most respec- table assemblies eTer congregated in the ancient city forming the centre of this diccese, attended at Llandaff, to witness the inauguration of the elegant and costly organ recently erected there. From an early period of the day preparations for tie celebration were observable in the usually quiet vicinity of the cathedral; and as the suc- cessive trains reached the railway station (Ely) nearest to Llandaff, vast crowds pressed hastily and with evi. dent interest, towards the scene of attraction. The elite of the diocese, from nearly all its points, were present, with an immense body of the clergy, a larger number pro- bably than ever previously assembled within the once- dilapidated, but now restored Cathedral. The appear- ance of such a numerous gathering of clerical gentlemen in the secluded village suggested a contrast between the unpretending hamlet and the extended ecclesiastical organisation of which it is the nucleus. It is, however, a gratifying reflection that the restoration of the Cathe- dral has rendered the seat of the bishopric ecclesiastically more worthy of the important relation it sustains. The work of renovation, although not complete, has pro- ceeded far; and, judging from what has been accom- plished, we should suppose satisfactorily. The result is a monument of the zeal, liberality, and energy of those who have prosecuted the work, and must be a ground of unfeigned satisfaction to its promoters. We imagine that strongest among the feelings experienced by the assembled clergy on Tuesday, must have been one of deep and hallowed pleasure at witnessing the chief rep?«»«ifi»fikjal structure of the diocese, at no very remote peri)-4 a ruined fragment of its former splendour, again pre^nTine, in its principal features at least, its ancient atirrrtiveness and grandeur. We shall not speculate unnfiVcttngly on the effect likely to be produced on eonsreinuons from sacred temples being allowed to fall into ptfoat ruin, and to remain in a state of decay simply suggpst ve of desolation and neglect; but the information obtained on our visit to Llandaff on Tuesday, as to the past and ore^ent interest shown in the Cathedral services, remir.de 1 us that dreariness and dilapidation in the sanctuary may exert a repelling influence upon those who mi^bt be expected to attend it. It is a fact within the memory of Hving men that the beautiful edifice so densely throngrd on Tuesday ]as!, has, in its period of partial ruin, been thrown open fir public worship with- out a single person, beyond the minister and the clerk, being seen within its portals. As the ordinary Sabbath tervices are now well attended, it may be assumed that a revival of religious feeling has been associated with the effort to restore the edifice to its proper condition. For the purpose of setting forth clearly the extent and character of the work of restoration, and of what remains to be done, we cannot do better than quote from the lucid report on the subj sct issued by the Dean and Chapter about three months ago. This document says Four yeara have now elapsed since the partial re-opening of the Cathedral, on the 16tb of April, 1857, and as the principal portion of the subscriptions so liberally promised on that occasion towards its entire restoration, has been both collected and expended, it seems but right at the present to state the results of the movement which was then inaugurated. "The once ruined section of the nave has been thoroughly restored-its arcade and its western front repaired its clerestory and its side aisles rebuilt-its walls pl&istered its windows glazed, and a new roof thrown over its whole lpaD. The partition wall, which so long severed it fiom the portion still in use for public worship, has been removed, and from the western entrance the original design of the architect is once more manifest in all its beauty. "The roof of the side aisles of the eastern end has also been restored, with the exception of the two bays which extend beyond the Chapter House, and which are separated from the others by a small vaulted chapel. The Bishop's throne is nearly completed, and a portion of the stalls, with the screen on one side, has been erected, while contracts have been entered into for another section of the work. The progress of restoration has indeed now advanced so far that only those who have actually seen the Cathedral in former years can either realize its extent or picture to themselves the half-ruined condition of the fabric but a short time ago. Much, however, still remains to be done, —the ce-constrnetion of the roof of the two bays alluded to Wore-the completion of the stalls with their appropriate canopies,—the permanent flooring of the western portion of the nave, an 1 of the two side aisles-the repairs of the monuments—the finishing of the parapet of the southern aisle-the provision of new doors for the great western entrance, and for the two Norman doorways in the northern and southern aisles. '• The rebuilding of the southern tower may perhaps be looked upon as a separate work, and as one which admits of temporary delay but it is deemed very desirable, both to reach the height of the clerestory wall. The chapter room again which, if not an integral portion of the Catbe- dral, stands to it in something like the relation of a transept, requires a considerable outlay and the entire re- construction of its windows and its roof. For the cost of these two works no estimates have as yet been made it has, however, been ascertained, that to finish the roof of the side aisles -to complete the parapet of the southern aiale-to lay the flooring—to provide the doors-and to finish the stalls-all works which should be immediately undertaken, and which would, when accomplished, almost crown the work of restoration, would involve an expen- diture of but £l.iOO." ■The dignitaries present on Tuesday were the Bishops of Winchester, Bangor, Si. David' ,and Llandaff, the Dean of Llandaff, Archdeacons Crawley and Blosse, Canons Morgan and Bevan, Chancellor Williams, &o, &c. About 161) of the clergy of the diocese were also in attendance, with a very large number of the neighbouring gentry. We refrain from an attempt to present the names of the clergy, as any list we might make would be necessarily incomplete. The scene, when the vast congregation had assembled, was of the most imposing description and although many were unable to find sitting accomodation, not the slightest confusion was observable during the three hours occupied by the morn- ing service. A full choral service was performed-Sir Ftedeiick G. Ouseley, Professor of Music in the University of Oxford, presiding at the organ. Boyce in A was the service selected and the manner in which the vocalists acquitted themselves, evidenctd careful previous ti-ai I; i" g and a high degree of skill. On the whole the purts went smoothly and sweetly together, the organ, with its "full, rich tones, rather sustaining than overpowering the vocal parts. The organ, constructed by Messrs. Gray and Davison, is sweet in tone, though not remarkably powerful, if we may assume that its full capabilities were developed. Tbe sermon was preached by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Winchester, who selecttd as his text parts of the second and third verses of the 14th chapter of Revelations—" And I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps and they sung as it were a new song before the throne After descanting upon certain peculiarities of this remarkable vision, the Bishop wbaerved that there was no great difficulty in under- standing who the celestial harpers referred to by the evangelist were-they were unquestionably the hundred and forty and four thousand mentioned in the 7th chapter, and with these thousands of Israel there were also mingled the redeemed from every nation, and kindred, and people, and tongue. They were assembled in the presence of God, in a region of unclouded glory; and to them the Divine Being disclosed himself unre- servedly. This was no partial or local manifestation, like that in the tabernacle in the wilderness or in the temple at Jerusalem: they saw his face, and there was no night there, and they need no candle, neither light of the Mn for the Lord God giveth them light." Then they might observe their situation—they were before the throne and the Lamb proclaimed and acknowledged them as his own, in aecordance with the language he used on earth—" Father, I will that they also whom Tiou hast given me be with me where I am, that they may behold my glory." They were also arrayed in white robes-emblematic of thtir purity, and of their hem* cleansed from all the defilement and pollution of tlarl iI- purity being a leading characteristic of the ttfi end assembly and church of the first-born." The ltv. prelate then remarked upon the contrast r >t'1. between the character and enjoyments of the J*„,d in heaven and the dispositions and aims LicevnU nt, even in the Church, upon earth following <n I a., observations by urging upon his hearers the ful ivt tion of a Christian spirit as the only preparation for f abodes of the blessed. Moreover, they must not flurlook the fact that the celestial harpers were engaged iu singing a new song; not the song which the angels pouttd forth when the foundations of the earth were laid, and the morning stars sang together for joy-that via not a song about redemption; nor was it a song in which there was merely an ascription of glory to a song they might, nay, they must sing but theirs was to be emphatically a new song—a song of the redeemed, and the subject of it redemption.- In heaven they all struck the same chord-all joined io the same Dote-" Worthy is the Lamb that was flain." This also was a song in which all joined—all nnite'd in singing this new song and so it should be on earth. Christ would have all united in purpose and in actin Christian enbrt-DOt merely presenting an ap. Pearacce of uternal union,. but nOlted 10 object, UDlttld ,11 b. one, .• thou, Father, art m me,, .nd I » thee that thev all may be one in us. In conclusion, ke would remark that they might learn a that day's service. Met together in that beautiful edifice, they had doubtless enjoyed the strayis of the fine organ for the opening of which they had assem- bled. But while they appreciated the skill and pro- ficiency of the performer upon that instrument, they must remember that though the taste for music was probably innate, the delicate touch, the rapid manipula- tion were only acquired by patient practice and diligent study.. 8o also if they would join in the harmony of heaven, their hearts and voices must to attuned to the lofty anthem of the skies while they were upon earth. The praises of God must burst from their lips here if they would sing the song of the redeemed hereafter they must be like-minded with the harpers whom John heard harping with their harps—they must remtmbej whose they were and who was their Master, if at the last it was to be said of them, "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord." The above is but a meagre outline of the sermon, which, we regret to say, was inaudible to those members of the congregation who, like ourselves, were at any considerable distance from the pulpit. A collection was made at the close, the amount received exceeding JE400. More than L300 had, we are informed, been previously received in private contributions, by the Dean and Chapter. The evening service, which commenced at six o'clock, was somewhat less numerously attended than that in the morning. Tne Bishop of Bangor preached, the text being a part of the 9th verse of the 3rd chapter of the first Epistle to the Corinthians-" For we are labourers together with God." The sermon was practical and impressive. The collection at the close exceeded J6200, making, with the amounts previously contributed, a sum approaching JB1000. In the interval between the services, a numerous party partook of luncheon at the invitation of the Bishop and the Dean and Chapter of Llandaff.
SECOND BATTALION OF MONMOUTH- SHIRE RIFLE VOLUNTEERS. GRANIJ REVIEW AND FETE AT RAGLAN CASTLE. Famed for its glorious old ruins,-rich in histoiic as- sociations, and even in decay retaining much of their former splendour, and presenting ample indi- cations of their once massive strength -is the county of Monmouth. In this respect scarce a shire in England can compare with ours Tintern Abbey, tbe castles of Rag- lan, Usk, and Chepstow,—these, and other venerable piles constitute at once memorials of the wondrous skill of our forefathers and objects of unspeakable interest and admi- ration to the present generation; while the fact, that even these stupendous structures are gradually, but surely, yielding to the influence of time, forcibly recalls to mind the truth that, however long the material works of man may survive their builders, still, even if their memory be not utterly lost in the lapse of ages, they must inevitably melt away. Did no other subject claim imme- diate attention, it might be a labour of equal pleasure an I profit to trace the rise and decay of these ancient castles, and to study the character, and the influence upon posterity, of the deeds of some personages whose names and achievements occupy a prominent place among the records of the past, and whose history is closely inter- woven with that of those olden fortresses. Impartial and authentic history, whether of individuals or nations, is a valuable lesson-book, frequently indicating the cause of success or failure, and if carefully and intelligently studied, will reveal the rooks upon which others have split, and serve, as a beacon, to tlirect those who come after into a course of safety. But notwithstanding the mass of instruction and valuable information we might thereby acquire, we must defer diving into the archives of the past: our business rests with the present; and having given expression to one or two of the thou- sand thoughts that flitted across our mind while wander- ing among the ruins of Raglan Castle on Thursday, we hasten to give the reason for the visit and to chronicle what then and there transpired. Throughout the summer months the various ruins in the neigbourhood are sources of immense attraction, and form scenes of festive gatherings of every description, and for these purposes Raglan Castle, we think, is most fre- quently selected. This is owing in some measure, perhaps, to the excellent order in which the grounds are kept by Mr. Cuxaott, the warden, who appears to ingratiate him- self into the goodwill of all visitors. Among others, the Volunteers of our county have not been slow to avail themselves of the kindness of His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, in throwing open the castle grounds for the pleasure of the public, and hence, on several occasions, volunteers* reviews and fetes have there taken place. An affair of this kind came off on Thursday-a Grand Review of the 2nd Battalion of the Monmouthshire Volunteer Corps. Excursion trains on the West Midland and Monmouth- shire Railway Companies' lines from Newport, Aberga- venny, Blaenavon, Monmouth, &c., ran to Raglan for the accommodation of volunteers and the general public. The weather was lovely—the sun gladdening and beautifying the scene, without pouring down his rays in intensified beat, to the discomfort of the pleasure seekers and of those who took a more active part in the business of the day. Two o'clock was the hour fixed for the commencement of the review, which took place in. a field adjoining the castle, and by that hour all the volunteers and excur- sioniats had arrived. There were on the ground a goodly number of fashionable equipages, and among the more The Right'if on !^or3rLlanoverrf luiuudi unuoru.u.p., tbe Hon. Mrs. Clifford Butler the Hon. Theobald Butler; Mia. Franks; Madame do Bunaen S. Bosaoquet, Esq-, (Dingeatow); Mr. Herbert and party, (Uanarth) Major Herbert, the Rev. A. M. Wyatt, Mr. 0. A. Wyatt, Mr. Iltyd Nicbol; 'Dr. and Mrs. Wilson, (Monmouth), Major Macdonald the Rev. Walter H. Hill and party, Lieut. W. G. Cartwrigbt (Newport), Mr Michael Smith and party (Cefn lIa). Mr J. Oakley and party (Lydart), Mr. Fisher and party (Wonastow), Mrs. Phipps (Llwynddu)*. Rev. James Oakley, Captain Carnegie and party, Captain Townley Parker, Mrs. Parker, and party, (Rockfield), Colonel Carter, Captain Seagreave, and party, Rev. — Everett (Monmoutb), &c., &c. In the absence of Col. Somerset, and which is explained hereafter, Lieut.-Col. Bird, of the 2nd Battalion, re- viewed the corps, Captain Phipps, adjutant, and who, in that capacity, has taken great interest in the corps, and been most diligent in securing its efficiency, assuming the command. Shortly after two o'clock, the following corps mustered on the around preparatory to the drill:— 5 h Mon. or Hanbury Corps 6th Moo. or Monmouth 7th Mon or Newport Borough 8th Mon. or Uak and Raglan 9th Mon. or Abergavenny As nearly as we could ascertain, about 300 volunteers took part in the review considerable disappointment being expressed at the comparatively small number from the NewpoFt district. Subjoined is the order in which the volunteers took the ground in companies No. Corps. Command. 1—Hanbury (1st Company) Captain Com. Steele. 2-Hanbury (2nd Company) Lieutenant Steele 3-Newport Borough (1st Company) .Captain Com. Cathcart 4-.Newp3rt Boiough (2nd Company) .Captain Burton 6-Company formed from various corps.Captain Woodruff 6-A bergitvenny.Captatn Hill 7—Usk and Raglan Captain Relph 8-Monmouth Captain King from the printed programme issued by the committer we take the following list of evolutions goue through during the review :— 1— Left wheel into line 2-0pen ranks and general salute 3-Close ranks 4.-0pen column right in front 6 -March past in quick time 6-Close to quarter distance on No. 1 7-March past at quartei distance 8-0¡.en out to wheeling distance fiom the rear 9—Left wheel into line and open ranks lO-Manual and platoon and close ranks 11—Advance in direct echelon of companies from the right 12—Form company squares and fire 13-Re-Corm echelon 14-Fonn line to the 1eft 1>—File firing from the right of companies 16-From the right of companies pass by tours to, the rear 17—Sqnare on No 1, prepare for civalry, fire, &c. 18—Re form column and take np position for Light Infantry movements 19-Counter-march by files and re-tell off the Battalion, No. 8 becoming No. I I.IFLHT INVANTSY KOVKKRXT8.. Two Companies extend-No. 1 Right Skirmishers, No. 2 Left; No. 3 Right Support, No 4 Left Support. Commence Firing- Halt-Alarm-Form Close Column of Sections—Prepare for Ca v .11 ry- Fire-Re.form Celnmn of Sections -Extend-Fire-Relieve skirmishers at the Halt-Advance Fire-Close and Alarm-Skirmisher. Close as Supports and foim Close Columns of Subdivisions—Prepare fOr Cavalry-Flre- Extend—Fire—Reinforce Skirmishers—Covering Sergeants take. up ground for Column at quarter distance—Close and Retire. At this point Lieut.-Colonel Bird, addressed the volun- teers to the following effect :Officers, Non-commissioned officers, and Privates of the Second Battalion of Mon- mouthshire Volunteers,—It rarely occurs that the com- manding officer of a battalion is under the necessity of addressing his own regiment in terms of praise but, in the absence of the reviewing officer by whom, it was ho hoped, we should have the honour of being inspected to- day, that duty having devolved upon me, I feel compelled to say, notwithstanding I must necessarily include myself in the commendatory terms, that I have experienced the greatest satisfaction to witness the excellent manner in which you have performed your evolutions. Composed, as the battalion is, of several independent corps, I can with justice say that great credit is due to the officers of the respective corps for the attention they have bestowed upon their men, as also to the non-commissioned officers and privates for the diligence with which it is evident they must have applied themselves to the acquisition of a knowledge of their duties. I feel proud of the honour of commanding such a battalion. When I compare the drill of last year at Raglan with that of to-day, and perceive so marked an improvement, I cannot but express my gratifi- cation, in which all of you I am sure must join. I hope we shall continue to improve until we attain to perfect discipline and become thoroughly efficient soldiers. (Loud and continued cheering.) The review was then brought to a olose by the following movements:—Fire, &o. Open out to wheeling distance from the rear-Examine arms-pile arms. In the course of the day Lieut Colonel Bird read to the officers a letter he bad received from Colonel Somerset, explaining the absence of the gallant officer, and from which we extract the following :—" It is a source of very great regret to me that I shall not be able to avail myself of your most flattering invitation to inspect your regi- ment on the 20th instant, at Raglan, as I this morning received an order from the Adjutant-General to proceed to Gibraltar I am old soldier enough to be always ready to march, so I- start from Portsmouth on Thursday next. I hope on my return to England that you will give me another opportunity of inspecting your regiment, an honour of which I shall feel justly proud." The highly eommeodatory terms in which the reviewing officer's speech was couched, renders it unnecessary to par* ticularisa the manner in which the evolutions were per- formed by individual corps. We may mention, however, that we heard the gallant officer's sentiments echoed by other military gentlemen of considerable experience pre- sent on the ground, who spoke of the review on the whole as most creditable. Still the opinian was expressed that some corps were far in advance of others; but we decline to say which was esteemed to be the most perfect, inas- much as the knowledge that the corps are not on an equality, in the absence of any hint as to which possesses the superiority, may stimulate all tbe corps to increased attention to drill, and thus ensure all being better soldiers, and render their services as volunteers more valuable. The military evolutions being bronght to a close, the volunteers and spectators alike hastened to the Castle grounds, where various amusements were provided for the visitors. All the popular games of the day were brought into requisition, and dancing on the ptesaunce to the strains of the Monmouth Volunteer Band, under the talented condnctorship of Mr. Wilson, and in the archery tent, where the band of the battalion (7th Monmouthshire), under the leadership of Herr Pfeiffer, occupied the or. chestra, was indulged in with much spirit until the hour for departing from the hoary ruin. One of the greatest sources of attraction and amusement were the performances of the clever Hibernian who, rejoices in the cognomen of Pat on the railway," and who, with his ludicrous attire and unique musical instrument, tendered himself a univer- sal favourite. About seven o'clock the party began to wend their way to Raglan Road station, and the excursionists, we believe, were safely conveyed home by an early hour. The proceedings throughout were of a most agreeable character, and no other than pleasing reminiscences of the review of the Second Battalion of Monmouthshire Volun- teers, and its attendant pleasures, will remain in the minds of any who were present We should not forget to mention that luneb was served up in the banqueting hall from the Beaufort Arms, and that creature comforts of an admirable kind were dispensed in a tent by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, of Monmouth. i11 ii — Jrg*
ABERGAVENNY. CHICKET MATCH.—A friendly competition took place on the Abergavenny ground between the Grammar School and Morning clubs on Thursday last. The bers of the first mentioned club weee the first to handle the willow, and succeeded in scoring 111, of wbtch Elias made 41, including splendid hit for 6, and another fer 4; H. James made 23; and W. Williams, 22, in which he made a splendid drive for 6 runs. The Morning boys nl xt went in, and ran up a score of bS1, of which num- ber Smith marked 40; Gocdwin, 16; and J. Harry, 11. In the school's second innings Elias quickly ran up a score of 16, by 2 fours, 2 threes, and a two, and H. James, 10 thus leaving 83 for the club to attain to win. The bowlirg, however, of J. Williams and H. James proved so efficacious that the whole of their opponents came to grief" for sixteen runs, and three of their number were dispossessed of their positions in the first over. The school thus won by 66 runs. The following is the score GRAMMAR SCHOOL lst Innings. 2nd Innings. W. Williams b J. Goodwin. 22 not out .< 8 T. Evans, run out 0 b Tunks 3 H. James b Jenkins 23 c Phillips b Good- win 10 J. Elias b J. Goodwin 41 b Tunks 16 J. Williams c and b J. Good- wiu. 1 c Phillips b Tunks 9 H. Bigglestone b J. Goodwin 3 b Tunks 4 J. Jones b J Goodwin 2 b Tunks 2 J. Poole b J Goodwin 3 run out 1 O. Jamesc and b Goodwin 2 c Price b Tunks 0 W. Morgan b Jenkins 1 c Phillips b Tuuks 2 J. Conway, not out 2 c Morgan b Good- win I Byes 4, wides 8, no balls 2, 14 No ball. I,, 111 ? MORHIN8 CLUB. 1st Innings. 2nd Innings. J. Price • Elias b W. Williams 1 b James 0 J. Phillips, 1 b w, b Evans 0 run out 6 J. Smith b Evans 40 » Jones b J. Wil- liams 1 J. Goodwiu c Elias b W. Wil- < a,ad b J. Williams 0 liams 16- Tunks, run oat 0 p James b J. Wil- liams 0 J. Harry bH. James 11 « Phillips b J. Williams 0 G. Penny more b Evans., 4 not oat 1 R. Daniel run out 1 b, James 3 J. Jenkins, ran oat. 0 b James 0 W. Morgan, not out 0 e Bigglestone b James 0 T. Gane b H. James 0 b J. Williams 0 ByesT, wides 4, leg bye 1. 12 Byes 5 86 V 16 COUNTY COURT. -TBUSSAT [Before J. M. HERBERT, Esq., Judge.] INTEIIKLKAJJISH, Latham and Other*, v. Fox and JJandm*—Tki» -was an interpleader case, in which Messrs. Latham and others were the plaintiffs r Charles Fox,, the defendant; and W. J. Hands, the claimant. Mr. Sayce appeared for Mr. Hands; and Mr. J. G. Price for Latham and others. It appeared that Mr. Charles Fox, a cabinet-maker, at Abergavenny, made a deed of assignment on the 16th of August last, for the general benefit of his creditors, whose claims hejwas unable to satisfy at once. At the time the deed wae executed the plaintiffs had a balance of £ 27 due to them under a judgment of this Court and they were unwilling to assert to. the deel alleging that their judgment had priority of the same, and therefore in a week afier the deed had been executed, they issued an execution and seized- the goods that had been assigned to Mr. Hands as trustee for the creditors. Mr. Hands claimed the goods under, the deed, alleging that it had priority—hence these proceedings. Mr. Sayce having proved the execution of the deed by Mr. Fox and Mr. Hands, and that he gave the creditors notice,, and put a.man in possession of the goods, was cross-examined by Mr. Brice Mr, Hands is not a creditor, so far as I knew. The reason he was appointed a trustee was because the cteditors-reside in London, Birmingham, and other remote places, and it was thought desirable that some person here should be appointed. AN the creditors who have signadithe deed did so after you levied your execution, but they had agreed to it before. All the- creditors hav-a agreed to the deed, saving you and your clients. Mr. Greenway examined by Mr. Sayoe: I am a merchant residing in Birmingham. On the 19th of August last, I wrote to Messes. Lloyd and Sayce agteeing to the deed of assignment that I had previously received notice of being prepared.. My claim amounted to a balance of JE26 9s. 71. for goods suppliecllto Mr. Fox. previous to the 16th of August last. By Mr. Price Have had correspondence with Messrs. lJoyd and Sayce concerning FoxVaffairs before I wrote the letter produtad of the 19th of August last. Have not had a detailed statement of accounts, only a. summary. Mr. Sayce I have no other witness. l put in tbia. writ, showing that other creditors pressed Mr. besides Mr. Price's clients. There are several letters threatening proceeding but I;doll't think, it worth while to trouble about them. Mr. Price: I submit to your Honour that this deed of assignment put in evidence is. not such a. deed as you would hold to, be good. Bis Honour Purely voluntary, you. say ? Mr. Pi ice Purely voluntary, and. had been exfiouted to the prejudice of the creditors. Mr. Price here pointed out to His. Honour a clause in the. deed which favoured Mr. Fox,, and for a length-of time argued that the deed was null and void, and ought not to be tolerated as a bona flda document. Mrs. Fox examined by Mr. Price: Remember Mr. Roberts, you. clerk, calling at our house the day the ex- ecution was. put in; I believe Jut asked me if my hus- band had made an assignment;, do not kndw anything of any goods being removed across the street. By MI. Sayce: Remember George Rvans coming to take possession of our effeets. He was. there when the bailiff of the Court came- with the execution. By His Honour George Evans was there when the bailiff seized the goods. Mr. E. Roberts examined, by Mr. Price: In pursuance of your instructions I called on Mr. Fox once or twice.. I told him that unless 115, was paid. an execution would, issue against him. By Mr. Sayce Do not know that Mr. Fox claims 43.0 of Mr. Price for work. I know that Mr. Price has a. claim against Mr. Fox. Mr. Price again proceeded to argue against the validity of the assignment, and Mr. Sayce on its genuineness, in which he called His Honour's attention to several cases. His Honour said that he should reserve judgment until next Court.
ABERSYCHAN. A correspondent inquires-u What do we (the rate- payers ot the pariah of Trevethin) pay the police for ? I witnessed a most disgraceful thing of the police officers-putting dogs to fight on Sunday night last. It had been carried on two or three nights previously. We pay the police for stopping such things instead of encouraging them. Are policemen allowed to keep dogs with them at night P"
ROCKFIEJuD. HARVEST ROMB.-The annual treat, in the agreeablo form of a harvest home, was celebrated in a rational and highly interesting manner, at the pretty little village of Rockfield, on Friday last. Sermons were also preached at the pioturesque little church, to which the audience paid the most devout attention. Morning service commenced at half-past ten, and the thanksgiving sermon, as stated in the announcement, was preached by the Rev. the Archdeacon Blosse. The company partook of 44 the cup which cheers, but not ineb iates," about five o'clock. In the course of the afternoon, an excellent band enlivened the proceedings. Bertie. likewise )ield at eight 0.01(. in the evening.
CARDIFF. THE ROATH RATEPAYERS.—On Friday evening, the 13th instant, a meeting of ratepayers of the district of Roath was held at the Four Elms Inn, to consider the nomination of persons to represent them at the Local Board. Mr. T. Jones, Paradise-place, was called to the chair, and in the course of his opening remarks announced that three gentlemen would go out of office, viz., the Rev. W. L. Morgan, Mr. C. H. Williams, and Mr. McConnochie. A conversation ensued as to the respective merits of several gentlemen named and on a vote being come to, the following names were sub- mitted-Mr. C. H. Williams, Mr. Hugh Bird, Mr. Giles, landloid of the Eour Elms, Mr. John Williams, Mr D. Thomas, and Mr. Stpwe. The highest number of votes were given for Messrs. C. H. Williams, D. Thomas, and J. Williams, and the Chairman was requested to see to their nomination at the proper time. A vote of thanks was passed to the Chairman at the elose of the business. ALARMING FIRB.-At an early hour on Saturday I morning last, a fire was observed to bo raging in the I cellar of the shop of Mr. Devonald, chemist, corner of Millicent-street, Bute-street. Dense volumes of smoke were seen issuing from the cellar, and no doubt was entertained that there was a considerable conflagration in some part of the premises. Information was con- veyed to the polioe station, and the hose reel was imme- diately despatched. In the meantime Mr. Deronald, unable to reach the shop in consequence of the dense smoke, descended from the window of the first floor by means of a ladder, while the police directed copious streams of water into the cellar through the grating of the window. As the most convenient means of gain- ing access to the cellar was by the trap-door, the police managed to break it open, and on reaching the cellar they found ? considerable fire at one corner, new to a large quantity of lueifer matches and other combustible articles. By the application of water the flames were soon subdued, and on the smoke oleariag-away, it was found that the fire had originated amongst some straw and other loose combustible articles Whicki lay almost immediately under the grating of the cellar window. A large portion of the gas. pipe was completely melted, and had not the gas been turned off at the meter,, the L consequences would have been the destruction-of the premises, and the damage of the adjoining property. It is supposed that some of the loose matches blMli been accidentally ignited, or that a spark from a pipe of eigar had blown through the grating of the cellar window, and had set fire to the loose straw which lay underneath the window. SUICIDE.—The man named William Hopkins, who cut his throat at his own house in Bridge-street, on Wednesday, the 4th inst., died on Friday, at the Union Workhouse, to which placel he had been conveyed a day or two after the occurrence. An inqnest was held at' the Town Hall, when a verdict of Temporary in. sanity" was returned. i The Royal Glamorgan Light Infantry Militia assem- bled at Cardiff, on Tuesday last, for their customary drill, under the command of Colonel Tynte and Lieu- tenant-Colonel Wood. They have been drilled at the Cardiff Arm* Park. TOWN HALL.—FRIDAY. [Before the MATOR and R. 0, J-QNU, Esq.] Mary Harrington, remanded from Wednesday on a charge ot stealing a female's hat, was brought up, and after being admonished by the magistrates, was sen. tenced to fourteen days' imprisonment. Charles Chamberlain, a follow who has. often figured in the dook on, charges of assaults on women, was charged with assaulting Mary M'Carthy, an unfortunate. Sentenced to six months' hard labour. Michael Lewis,.for attempting to commit a rape on a woman named Fanny Ridley, was remanded. The woman did not appear. The offence, however,, was wit. nessfd by a police constable. Athanasius Mai lit r, a Greek, was charged- by the South Wales Railway Company, with travelling on the line without a ticket.. Fined 10s. and costs.. Elizabeth Evans, who did not appear, was ahafgtd by Mr. Waring, Board oil Health Surveyor, with an offence against the Bye Laws of the Board, in erectiag-a baild- ing without permisaioth-Fined JE5. OBSTRUCTIONS.—MB- Joseph Flint, grocer,, Duke- street, was summoned* for causing an obstruetion, by allowing a number of boxes to remain in front of his house during the greater part of the day. As Mr. Flint had been before cautioned foi a similar offencey he was fined 5s. and costs.-m. Peter Davies, for a like of- fence, was ordered to pay costs.—Mr. John VWHiams, green grocer, for placing a number of baskets in the street, was ordered to pay costs, 5s. Ellen Daley, charged with annoying a prisoner on her way to the gaol and causing an obstruction, was-ftned Is. and costs. Ellen Daley, for assaulting Mary Murphy, was-finei Is. and costs. JOIIl MOilOlUIJ was Qa, ,pO,8'oe1l:. to- wards tha support of his onthet. 'c, A large number of Irish poor were brought up for removal. In most of the eases Mr. Jones declined to make the order, as the terms of the act had Dst been complied with. SATURDAY. (BtfbreR.O.JoNM.Esq.) Theephilus Jones, a suspicious charaoter, was charged with indecently exposing himself in Bute-street; on Friday night. Sergeant Cambridge took him iato custody, when he beeame very violent, seized the con- stable by the hair of the head and pulled himdewn. Fined 20ft. and costs, or one month's imprisonment.. James Allone, shoemaker, was charged with stealing a pair-of, boots, the property of John Brown, aad-sen- tenced4o one month's imprisonment with hard laboue. MONDAY. [Before K. 0.. JOJUS, Esq.] William Richards, landlord of the Glove and Shears public-bouse, charged with keeping his houses open after hours, was dismissed, with a eaution. A charge against John. Jenkins, of stealing a monkey- jacket, the property of a seaman, resulted in an acquittal. David Ryan was charged with a brutal asaauifcupoa Arthur Hennessey, and fined 30s. and costs. Avease of cross summoning arose out of the foregoing, in which Honora Hennessey was charged withnaesault- ing David Ryan and. Thomas Woolley and; Honor* Driseoll, Arthur Hennessey, Cornelius Driseoll, and John Arnott were charged with assaulting. Thomas Wbolley. In the row out of which these charges arose stones had been used,, and the parties had bitten and kicked each other in the most savage manner.—The prisoner Honora Hennessey was fined 15s~.aad casta in each case Honora.Driseoll and Arnott wen. dismissed; the charge against Cornelius Driseoll was .ad]9urned; and Arthur Hennessey was fined 15s. and oosts.
1 BRECON. WATEKOATE GBASEL.—On Sunday last, .services were held at the above place of worship, and collections made for the purpose of defraying the debt dae on Watergate Cottage. At eleven o'clock a sermon was preached by the Rev. Frederick Evans^of Llangynnider, at half-past two by the Rev. J. R. Morgan, of Uanelly. Mr. Evans greaobed in English, and. Mr. Morgan in Welsh. At six, ealock Messrs. E?aiM and Morgan preached in Welsh. The congregations were numerous. -On Monday, evening, Mr. Moegan delivered an admirable leotuee on Ameryw fathau.obobl," various sorts of people." The chapel was- crowded, and the lecturer rivatted the attention of his. audience with his fascinating, address for upwards of two hours. The chair was. taken by James WiMiams, Esq., of Mount Pleasant,.one of the coroners for the county, who, in his usual felicitous manner, presidtil, over the meeting. The Chairman moved a vote of thanks, to the lecturer, which was seconded by the Rev., Frederick Evans, and carried nem con. A vote of thanks was also moved to the Chaisman for his oonduct in the chair, which was earned wi h aoc'ftu&tion. Fifis.—On Thursday night the 12th instant, Mr. Smith, of Newton, (a farm, a short distance from the town), discovered that the baok kitchen and brewhouse adjoining his dwelling-house were in flames he io.- s\ant)y aroused the household,, and despatched a m^s- senger to the town for the fire engine. The fire bells aroused the inhabitants,, and in a abort time a large body of people, eager to render every aasistance.. was on the spot. The engine Boon arrived in oharge of Superintendent Lee, P.C.'s Davies and Williams., Lines were at once formed to. convey water from the river, a short distance off, and the hose was conducted by P.C. Davies with bis usuai coolness and courage. The en- gine was then made to play upon the flames, and through the strenuous exertions made, the Are was pre- vented extending, but the engine continued to work upon the ruins. until five o'clock. The fire is supposed to have originated from a flue in the back kitchen. The buildings are insured, we understand, in the Royal Ex- change Fire office, and the contents in the Provincial Welsh. PETTY SESSIONS.—.MOSDAY. [Before JOHN WILLIAMS and MORGAN JONES, Esqrs.) Samuel Cook appeared to a summons charging him with being drunk and disorderly in the public streets. This being his first appearance he was discharged with a caution. David Thompson, who had only been discharged from the House of Correction on the Saturday previous, was charged with being drunk and riotous in the public streets.—Their Worships severely reprimanded the de- fendant, and said they had no alternative but to inflict a fine of 5s. or seven days' imprisonment in default. Margaret Hopkins was charged by Johanna Cook with assaulting her on the 10th instant. Their Worships advised the combatants to refer the case to the Roman Catbolio Priest, who was in court. The parties availed themselves of the offer. David Jones was charged by Thomas Sellers, the younger, with assaulting him. It appeared that the plaintiff had given vftuw for thf MMult, ha.ii«g i, ,0.l. called the defendant, who is upwards of 60 years of age, nick names. Their Worships reprimanded the defen- dant for taking the law into his own hands, adding that if he had any cause of complaint he had a remedy by summoning the plaintiff before them.-Fined ls. and costs, or seven days' imprisonment.
BLAENAVON. ACCIDENT.—An accident, which terminated fatally, occurred on Thursday se'nnight, to a young man named Alfred Dash, a miner, engaged in the New Pit. He was so dreadfully bruised on various parts of his body, from being ciushed beneath a piece of the "butt," that he died in a few hours. On Saturday an inquest on the body was held at the King's Arms Inn, before C- M. Ashwin, Esq., deputy-coroner, and a verdict returned of Accidental Death." BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHAPEL.—This chapel was re- opened for divine service on Sunday last, when three sermons were preached by Miss Jollow, of Devon. The attendance was very good, and a fair amount collected in aid of the chapel funds. A FEMALE LECTURER.—On the evening of Saturday last a lecture on Teetotalism was delivered at the Welsh Methodist chapel, by Miss Evans (native of Tredegar), who is but thirteen years of age. She delivered a second lecture in the Independent chapel on the follow- ing evening. The attendance was numerous on both occasions, and the youthful speaker was loudly applauded. ODDFELLOWS' SUPFBBi.-The members of the Loyal Victoria and Prince Albert Lodge, of the I.O.F., M.U., assembled at their lodge room, at the King's Arms Inn, on the evening of Monday last, and partook of an ex- cellent sapper, which was served up in first-rate style by the worthy host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Eley, whose catering abilities were warmly praised. After the brethren bad satisfied the inner man, the cloth was removed, and P.P.G.M. Edward Russell was voted to the chair, supported by P.P.G.M. Joseph Kay and P.G. Thomas Parsey and P.G. Thomas Powell to the vice-chair, supported by Secretary H. Bachelor and P.G. William Bower. The usual Joyal and patriotic toasts were disposed of, the intervals being filled up with songs, glees, &o. given by a party of singers, some of whom were connested with the lodge. The chairman in responding to "The Manchester Unity," gave a brief account of the origin of oddfellowship and its subse- quent progress. P.P.G.M. Joseph Kay very ably re- sponded to the Victoria and Prince Albert Lodge," taking a retrospective view of it for the past 20 years, and giving some details of its financial position, stating that it is now worth ;eD,MO. The. meeting was' termi- nated at an early hour. THE FAIR.-—The annual September fair was held here on Tuesday last, and was the best fair ever held here. The live stock exhibited far exceeded that on any former occasion. A great quantity cbangedo hands, pigs especially being in great-request.
TREDEGAR. SPECIAL SESSIONS, 16TH SEPTEMBER, 186t. [Before the Rev. Mr. LEIGH.1 RK) T AT A BE R C A R N E. Edward Davies, David Davies, John Evans, Iaaao Vaughan,- John Williams, William Davies, Daniel WiHiama, Moses Phillips, Wm. Powell, Thos. Phillips, and John Thomas were charged by Messrs. Darby and Brown with riotously assembling, at Abercarne, on the 12th inst.rdestroying private property, and assaultitiog- H. M. liege subjects, &c., &c. Mr. Cot borne, who appeared for the prosecution, said that he only- asked for a preliminary examination that* day, as he was-not prepared with tbe whole of the evi- dence but he hoped the Bench would not, in so serious a case, give bail. Mr. Owen,.attorney for the prisoners, was surprised that his friendohould attempt to forestall the question of bail. P.C. Philpin,-Abercarne, said: On Thursday min- ing, the 12th inst., I was sent for at 9i1 a.m. (I was at my lodgings) by Mr. T. Prosser, underground agent tor Ebbw Vale and Abercarn; I went to-the works, No. 6 coalpit; I found a great number of people assembled on the bank of the oanal, about fifteec yards above the mouth of the pit; the crowd were batting tin kettles and throwing stones over the top of the pit into the yard, where ten oil eleven men were standing; I saw stones thrown repeatedly; in five minutes after I left home I arrived at the station with the mea I was escort- ing; the body of men who were foltewing came up there I saw several of the men I was escorting struck with stones, but not otherwise great numbers of stones were thrown thera- were 150 men together near the station, where the eSones were thrown ftont; four men were injured about the face, and they showed the marks, and were bleeding the men went off to Bbbw Vale by the 31 train the assembly was on the Mne of railway the stones were flying very fast; the men from Ebbw Vale appeared in great danger; there was great noise and confusion in the crowd I heard totals from the IDÖb ¡ there were e*prea»ions—" WVtfc. give it 'em." English and Welsh were spoken among, thetn the up- roar occurred between ten and two fronnthe time I was sent for until the train left, the crowd HMMab td, wet hooting and hallooing*, and making a disturbance when the constables turned their backs, they were throwing stones I could see the stones falling; the men I point out—Wm. Davies, ,]ames Vaughan, bloeei Phillips-I saw amongst the mob at the train I saw Vaughan and Davies distinctly in the erowd, throwing.stones. The liberty of cross-examination was refused. William Powell, A-betearne, collier, examined: I was at Abercarne at hal £ -past nine a.m. I saw men going from the station to the pit. In half an hour after I went to the canal bridge, and found a* laage party of about a dozen colliers. I saw E. Daviest. David Davit s, and a dozen more. I heard David Davies say Let us go for our guns." iiolm Evans said, "'I: should like to have about 60 rounds of ball cartridge after them." When the train started I left and went home. About two hours after 1 was. in the road from: the pit to the station and heard a. great noise, and went towards the pit and saw the men coming up towards the station. I was at the station when the dispute between the men commenced. I saw a large body of men running to- wards it. (Here a. most unseemly interruption to the business of the couirt took place, a dispute being carried on between the attorneys.) Witness continued Stones were thrown, principally by the women-and children. I saw Isaac Vaughan there. I also saw John Williams, Daniel Williams,, and Thomas Phillips there. They were among the- mob by the railway. I saw Isaac Vaughan and John Williams jumfte over the railway fence, and pitch: into the men with: their fists; I saw, William Adams knocked down. Alfred Williams, P.C. said I saw a number of persons- in a mob, among whom were John Evans, Daniel Daviesr- and John Thomas. They were assembled in the streets in great numbers, and making a great disturbance. John Evans waa among those who broke into two or three houses-and threw the furniture out of the windows. I can swear, to these men. John BLadoa, agent to the: company, said: I was present when the attack was made upon three houses. Some of the men were roaring like mad bulls. I have seen Mr. Q.wtUam's house siaae, and the furniture was all destroyed. I collared Thomas and told hiJnt to go about his-business. I am one of the agents to the Iron Company.L Thomas said he had nothing to do with it. Mrs. Helena Powell saidI am the step-daughter of Gwillanv fireman of the works. I was in the house, and atones. were thrown in. 1. saw John Evans raise a chair and smash it down on the fljoor all to atoms. The Bench being satisfied that there was evidence to warrant a remand, the prisoners were reminded till Tuesday, bail being refuted.
MONMOUTH. MARKET, SEPT. 14,—Transactions in gr-sin were ex- tremely heavy this day, there being few purchasers at a rise in value. Wheat 7s. to 7s. 6d. per bushel of 62 l,ba. barley, 23s. per sack oats, 16s. beans, 26s. to 27s. ditto. The Corn Inspector's return for the week ending September tfi states-Wheat, told quantities, 61 qrs. 2 bushels total amount, £ 170 10s average price imperial measure, f2 15s. 8d. Barley, total amount, 17 qrs; 4 bushels., total amount, 4528* average price per imperial quarter,. £1 12s. COUNTY Cowax, MONDAY.—[Before J. M. HERBERT,, Esq Judge J—Thiw was a heavy sitting, the court opening for business at ten o'clock a.m. and terminat- ing at six o'clock p.m. The foUowing insolvent cases were heard:—Edward Charles, builder, of Newport, was suppoited by Mr. H. Roberts.—Adjourned for a fortnight. Insolvent was opposed by Mr. Reed, of Bridgwater.—Henry Baker, supported by Mr. Roberts. —Discharged. Insolvent was late of the Philanthropic, Newport.—Rees Jones, late of Golynos Hotel, Talywain, was supported by Mr. Roberts.—Discharged. A GOOD understand that Mr. Frank Jones, one of our rifle volunteers, made no less than & points out of 10 shots at 800 and 900 yards distance, on Tuesday last. We apprehend this it as yet unpre- cedented in the annals of rifle shooting in this locality. POST OFFIOB Savings' BANK.—A great number of the inhabitants look anxiously foiward to the time when Government will have completed the machinery for these banks throughout the kingdom, inasmuch as they consider that one for Monmouth would be a boon to the public, PEpMTMANisM.—We understand that George Hodge, who last week won a running match of 200 yards against Nathaniel Powell, is backed to run the" Flying Tailor," of Merthyr, for J65. MELANCHOLY AND DISTRESSING EVENT—An awfully sudden death occurred here on Tuesday evening last, strikingly exemplifying that "in the midst of life we are in death." It appears that Mr. John Hyam, writing master at Jones's Free School, and who has also carried on the business of malater and corn dealer in this town for some years, was standing just inside his shop door, reading the newspaper, when he was seized with a para- lytic stroke, at fell againtt tbe door, his hat at the same tiind falling on to the pavement. The occurrence was witnessed by Mr. Jones, saddler, who ran imme- diately to his assistance, and held him till further aid arrived. The deceased was then placed in a chair but in a few seconds he breathed his last. Mr. H)am had been noticed, within a few minutes of the sad event, to be walking towards his house. The deceased was a town councilman of the borough, and universally re- spected. His children will mourn the loss ef a-kugd and affectionate parent.
CHEPSTOW. HORTICULTURAL EXHIBITION. On Wednesday last the fine old Castle was thrown open ii°i?-utamna' exhibition of the Chepstow and Mon- ? v kf n° **or'icoUnral Association. The weather waa -delightfully fine> an(] the arrangements of the committee, as usual, admirably adapted to promote the comfort of visitors and exhibitors. Special trains ami steamboats poured vast crowds into the picturesque town and the show, which was among the beet displays of the society, amply repaid them for their visit. It is pleasing to have to record, after the depressing circumstances with which the committee have formerly had to contend, that the show, as to its general character and arrangements, as well as in the attendance, was quite a success. A selec- tion of music was performed by the Bristol and Glouces- tershire Artillery band. We append a list of the prizes u, SPECIAL PRIZES. For the best collection of 12 Stove and Greenhouse Plants) given by the Inhabitants of Chepstow,) open to all England, 1st prize, Three Guineas-let, W. JSL. Says, Esq. For the best Stand of 24 bunches of Roaes, of different ntines, not more than three stems in a bunch, with their own foliage and buds, (given by the Wye Steam Packet Co.,) open to all England, fbree Guineas—Mr Tiley. For the best Stand of 24 Dahlias, (given by the Wy. Steam Packet Co..) open to an England, Two Guineas- Garraway & Co, Bristol. •; For the best Stand of 36 Dahttae, (given by the Society,^ open to all Engiand, 1st prize, Three Guineas—Mr Sealy,- Bristol; 2bd prize-Garraway & Co-. For the best 8 Fusebias, (given by Mr J. P. James, George Hotel, Chepatow,) Amateurs only. Two Guineaa- Dr Kerr. For the best 6 Orchids, (given by Mnt. Morris, of Chepstow,) Nurserymen only, Two Pounds—Maule and Sons. j For the best 6 Cockscombs in pots, (given by the Rev F. Liesris-, St Pierre,) Amateurs only, Two Guineas—Mr John Bezant, Chepatow. For the best collection of Begonias, 4 sorts- variegated, given by MrPillinger, Nurseryman Chepstow, Aiaateurs only, 10s 6d—Thomae Brown, Esq, Hardwiok House. For the best 3 buncoes of Grapes, any colour, given by W. A. Seys, Eøq; open to all England, One Guinea—The Right Honourable Lord Tredegar. For the best Dish of Peaches and Nectarines-, not less than twelve of either sort Amateurs only, given by Captain A. B. Savory, One Guinea-Not competed for. For the best Hand Bouftoet for a lady (given by James Evans, Esq.) 5s—Mrs Sandford, Mounton. For the best basket of six different fruits, given, by Mrs Ward, Beaufort Arms Hotel," Chepstow open t» all England, Two Guineas—Mr H. Baker, Baokweil. For the best basket of six different fruits Amateurs only, given by F. Leviok, Esq., Oue Guinea-F. &eviek. Esq., Shireuewton Bouse. For the best twelve Foliage Plants, Nurserymen-only,, given by a Subscriber Two Gniae Garraway and-Co. For the best four Tydoeas Amateurs only, given by Miss Lewis, Portskewitt, One Guinea—Mrs Kins Fort- skewitt. 8' For the best twelve French Asters, different varieties,, open to Amateurs residing within six miles of Chepstow* W 7jlm«fTnC0' °rick House' °ne Guinea—- F™;K WK?P Cottage, Aldington. A ml„r! Kwelvo Dahlias, different varieties, open te- K-o -D re8iding within-six. mfles of Chepstow, given* tJ D F;EV- J- C. Prosser,. Devaudea, One Guiuea—B.- •Bradford, Esq., Chepstow. F. r' the best twelve HoRyhooks, different varieties, opealto Amateurs residing within IS miles of Chepstow, given by the Innkeepers of Tintern, 10s—Mrs Herbert, Lktnarth. For the best basket of Scarlet Geraniums Amateurs' oaly, given by a Subscriber, 168.-& M Bradford, Esq. 14or the best 24 specimens-* Of' Wild Ftowers, (colleeted in*Monmouthshire), exhibited on faney eard, having the botanical and English names-♦ttaebed tyeach specimen, given bj Miss Bedford, Stoulgrove, 3k— MF T. Brooke. Bof.the best Device of aroy kind open. to all England, given by 21 subscribers oil h, eaob,. collected by the Clerk, One Guinea-Mr John Bezant. Bor'the best Floral Device, open te-aN England, given. by 21 subscribers of Is. eaeh, collected by the Clerk, One Gainea-F. Levick, Esq* Shirenewtou House. For-the best collection of twelve British Ferna. dif- ferent varieties, in pots, Aumtenrs- only, given by R. C, JenL-ina, Eaq., Beachley Ledste, Alder. For.the best Stand of twelve bunches of Annuals, cut flowers, named, different varieties Amateurs only, given by R. C. Jenkins, Esqw Its 6J—-Dowager Countess Dunravca. BOB. AMATEURS—PLANTS. AND OUT FLOWERS. Stove Plants, 3—Dr Kerr. The Haie, near Newnham* Exotm, variegated and ornamental collection of 12 —tut, Tho'na* Brown, Esq Hard wick House 2nd, Mr E. arowiu» stati n ^err- Ferns (Exotic) in Woo..)-1st, Mr. Vf*c £ £ H8' S« Arr>i 3rd B. M. 9 varieties (sing e blooms)-l9tf B. fc. Bedford, Esq 2nd, Mrs Sandford. Fuschias bwk 6^-M. F. Levick, Esq, Shirenew:on House-2adi I>r. Kerr. Dahlias, 12 blooms, different variekes—1st, M* Thomas Hobbs, Bristol; 2nd, Mr E. Alder Dahttaa,6; ditto—1st, Mr Thomas Hobbs; 2nd, B. M. Bradford, Esq. Dahlias, 12 ditto, fancy—1st. Mr lliomas Hobbs.2nd, MrE Alder. G»rinan Asters, 24 blooms, 12 varietiea-lst, Mr W. JiH.ee', Knapp Cottage, Alviugton2nd, Major Noel, Clanna Falls. French Asters, 12 ditto—-1st, Mrs Herbert, Llanartb 2nd, Mr W. James. French Aster?, 9 blooms, 9 Y-Ilmetiee-Mrs Herbert, Coxcombs, 6 in pots—1st and 2nd Mr John Bezant, Chepstow. Hollyhocks, 12-1st.. Mrs- Herbert; 2nd, Dr Kerr. Vlerbenasy cut flowers, 12 varieties, 4 stems in a bttoab—tet, Mrs Herbert Sad,. Mri E. Alder;. 3rd, Mn. Herbert. STerbenas, "18 ditto- Istt Mr E. Alder; 2nd, Mr M Baker- Orna.mental.. Basket of Plants-1st,. W. A-. Seps, Ksq; 2nd, Mrs. King, Poriskewett. Ornamental. Basket of Cut Flowers— 1st, J. P. Curruthers, Es^ Grandpa, Sbirenewton 2nd,. Rev A. C.wburn.Shirenewton; 3.al, W. JE Seys, Esq,. Best collection of 24 Wild Flowers samed—Mr Thomas Creese, Chepstow. FRUITS.—Pines—35. W. Bookeo, Esq, Velindra, CardiS; 2nd, T. Brown, Esq. Grapes^, bl&ck, not less than 2 bunches—1st, Lord. Tredegar 2tal, C. H. Leigh, Esq, Pontypool Park 3rd. Mr JeIm. Robinson. Hewelsfield Court. Grapps, white, ditto list Lord Tre legar ;^2qd, T. Brown, Esq 3rd. C. H. Leigh, Eaq Grapes, out-door, ditto—1st, Mr W.Robertst Gt)ep*tow 2nd, MrA. Boker. Bristol. Melons- — 1st aad lad., T. Eyan. Eaq, Tutshill; 3rd, the-Dowager Couateas Dunravou. Peaches, a plate of 6 -1st, F. A. Baenett, Esq, Clifton 2bd; Mrs King 3rd, Mr T. O. JIo Brooke- Nectarines, a.pLtte of- 6- 1st, Mr W James 2nd and 3rd, F Levick, Esq.. Plums, adozeit-Ist, Dowager Countess Duuravea 2nd, C. H. Leigh, Esq,; 3rd. Mr R. Baker. Pears, dessert,, not less than, 8—C-. H^ Leigh, Esq; 2nd Dr, Kerr; 3rd Mr H. Baker- Peers, winter, ditto--liot, W. Jfc, Seys, Esq 2nd, Mr T. Creese. Cherries. lib, not less—^ 1st, Dr Kear 2nd, Lord Tredegar. Apples* dessert, not less than 8—1st, Mar '1 Perkins, Chepstow -2nd, Mr JT Foster, Chepstow;. &rd, W JS Seys, Esq. Apples* culinary, ditto —list, Lord Tredegar; 2nd, W 45. Esq. Filberts, lib-lel, Mr W James 2ad and 3rd,.Mts King. Extras-h Pears* Mr Linton. Apples,, culinary —JJB- E. Tiley. Plums—Mr Linton. Apples." dgssai t-. MX- E, Tiley. VNSJBTABM&: Potatoes, half a peek—1st and 2nd, T, Evans, Esq 3rd, Rev A. Cow burn. Broccoli, 2: heads— 1st, Jiohn Jones, Esq, Rownbam. Celery, 4 sticks—1st, Mr W. James, Alvington; 2nd, Rev A- Co*burn; 3rd, Mr W. James 4th, llev A. Cow barn. Carrots, 12—1st, Mrs. Herbert; 2nd, Mrs Sandford^ Onions, a. tress—1st, Mr R. Hawkesford, Chepstow 2nd, Mr W. James 3rd, Na-s- Her beat; 4tb, Major Noel. Clanna Falls. Parsnips, 12 Ist, Mrs Herbert 2nd, F. Levjok, Eat.. Bust basket of vegetables, 8 sorts, not mor»—1st, Dr K^rr. Newnbam 2*1(1, Mrs Herbert. Tomatoea, a dish of 12t—lat, Thomas Evans, Esq 2nd, W. CE- Siys, E«q. FOR NUSSBBYMEN. Exotics, variegated and ornamental collection of 12— Garraway and Co. Gieenhonse Pl^ts, 6 Garraway and Co. Japan Lilies, 6—Gajraway & Co. Roses, 18 clusters. -lat. Mr E Tiley, Bath 2nd, Garraway and Co. Roses^ single blooms —Garraway and Co. Dahlias, 13 blooms,, different varieties- Garraway and Co 2nd, Mr J. Sealy, Bristol. Dahlias, 12 dUto—Isi. Mr J Sealey 2nd, Gar- raway and Co. Germau asters, 24, of 12 varieties —list and 2nd, MrJ. Pillinger, Chepstow. Hollyhocks, 24iof 12 varieties -Garraway and Co. Yerbenaa, 24, vatijetiee, 6 stems in a bunch—1st, Mr John Pillinger 2nd.. Qarm- way and Co. Verbenas, 18 ditto -lot and 2nd, Mr J* Pillinger. FBUITS.-Grapoa, blaok—1st and 2nd, Mr J. Pillinger. Grapes, white-Mr Linton. Melons-let, Mr Linton 2nd, Mr J. Pillinger. Peaches-let-and 2nd. Mir Linton. Neotarinea-Mr Linton. FOR COTTAGERS. Potatoes, half a peck—1st, James StoQkham, Caldicot; 2nd, Robert Park man, Matherne 3rd, George Priee. Parsnips, best 6—1st, R. Park man 2nd, Mary Shepherd. Carrots, best 12—1st, Mary Shepherd; 2nd, Henry Powell, Tintern. Turnips, 6 garden—1st, R. Parkm^e 2nd. H. Powell. Kidney Beans—R. Parkman. Onions, best tress—1st, R. Parkman 2nd, Joseph Apperlv, Woolastone 3rd, John Miles, Caerwent. Savoy Cab- bage, 2 heads—1st, Thomas Jones, Tidenham 2nd, H. Powell. Apples, best dish of 6—1st, Elijah Sayce 2nd, Lewis James, Matherne. Pears, dish of 6—E. Sayce. Beitt Nosegay—1st, T. Jones 2nd, R. Parkman aca., G. Price. Best Basket of Vegetables, 6 gortii--lst. R, Park- man 2nd, T. Jones 3rd, Muy Shepherd, Portskewitt. Newport, Saturday, September 31, 1861. Printed and published by WILLIAM CHRISTOPHERS of No. 7, Commercial-street, intheReeough of Newport at the Mas IN General Printing (Mltae, IKQ H, QemiMttlal*