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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. PORT CATTLE MARKET-WFDNESNY, No- 19. Price per lb. to sink the offal. »• d. s. d. Beasts 0 5 to 0 6 Sheep 0 6 0 6§ j Calves 0 0 0 Pigs (per score) «.••• 8 6 •• 9 0 f n consequence of the very rough state of the weather, oaIl's taking place on this day, and very little Irish stock being «;nted' the market was unusually small for the time of year, ve •? t|,fi exception of pigs, a large lot of which appeared, of Jll superior1^ality, imported by Mr. T homas Murphy, to- £ *>«■with some excellent cattle. High prices were asked u.* obtained forced beasts. Anything tit for the shambles a*? S00n disposed of. All the fat sheep penned were sold, T? nearly a clearance was effected m other descriptions, do' P"'g market seemed to be well filled, and a good business we> prices a shade lower than recently. Many inquiries pp,e lnade for horses fit for general purposes, but none ap- i'hjred- have heard that several vessels now in [reland, ma ed for live stock, are expected to arrive for the next ar«et day. „ Information has been received, within the last e* days, in Newport, of the loss of the English brig Juhc Sunderland, near the Butt of Lewes, off the u est coast o -tland. This vessel was laden at Archangel, with.a cargo ^vootl.tar, &c. and consigned to Messrs, Wm. Williains. ^vootl.tar, &c. and consigned to Messrs, Wm. Williains. Co., timber merchants, Newport. We regret to sa> ie |BSfc the whole of the cr ew were lost. The ship and cargo J ^oth fully insured. CWMBRAN IRON FURNACE.— hear that Li1!8 one of the most productive furnaces in Monmouth- 'thUre; A corrpspondent informs us, that the average make at l"at furnace, for the last four weeks, has been one hunqred a,id five tons per week, and principally of good grey forge pig-, CIRCULATING MEDIUM.—Mr.Shephard, grocer, of> Commercial-street, finding that the poor of the town were n want of the smallest current coin, in their purchases at hisf ;Shop, has just had down from the Mint ten pounds' worih o farthings, amounting to nine thousand six hundred in number. |A proportion of them now giv« to hi» window a golden hue. L An account of the quaniity of Coal and Iron brought to port and PiHgwenlly in the Quarters ending June and September, and the months of October, in the yeais 1844 and 184;"), 5howing tue increase upon iast year. I 18,(4. J845. Iron. Coal. Iron. Con!. June Qr. 49,088 163,786 51.854 156,000 Sept. Qr. 48,05. 149,815 49546 176,267 97,102 313,611 101,400 332/267 Increase 4 253 18,656 Oct. monlh 17,343 60,483 22,846 67,220 Increase 5,503 6,737 DESTRUCTION OF THE SHIP ABEONA BY FutE.- The following is an extract from the log-book of the* barque Diamond, Pearse, commander, of this port, which arrived here from St. John's, N.B., on Saturday, 15th instant, after 33 days' pao'sage: Monday, Nov. 10th; wind lit. 50, 16 N. long., by chronometer, 8 30 \V. • at I P.M. saw smoke on the weather how,-supposcd it was a steamer.' On nearing, it proved to b- a ship on lire. Passed to leeward of her tacked, and stood towards her. Site was a mass of fire on deck, except a small part forward her bowsprit was. out, and her masts under the bows. She had a gilt female bust head, and a board, with the words New Ross," in gilt let- tel's, floated alongside. Supposed to be a ship of500 tons, timber laden. At 3 P.M., hauled our wind, and proceeded." i\ subsequent accounts, it appears that the ill-fated ship was the Abeona of New Ross, from Quebec to Water ford. We have heard that her crew were sstily landed at Liverpool a Jew days ago. 1 IRE. About two o'clock, OIl Sunday morning last, a fire broke out in the house of Mr. Solomon Maker, beer vendor and water carrier, Charles-street, in this town. The alarm was promptly given by Mr. Harriett, of the same str eet, and r. Cs. Pennimore and Bath (of beats No. 2 and 3), 5?^ n ai.1 mstant in setting to- work, but had the greatest n leuity in procuring water. The ricketty old engine was soon diagged out ot the station-house, but sticking fast in the newly Macadamised road. the "force" employed were not able to keep it moving, and the civilians (having the fear of the up-hill work of Charles street before their eyes), were very backward in co ning forward on the occasion. In this emergency, the Superintendent seeing P. C. Harris convey- ing a prisoner to the station, put both their shoulders in re- quisition and at length, with many a weary step and many a groan," the venerable engine was brought to the scene of danger, when it was ascertained that the pump on Stow-hill was dry and that they could not get even as much water as would soften the hose. The buckets were then sent round to the houses, and, by the alacrity of the force, as much of the element was obtained and carried up stairs to the room vliere the lire originated, as soon removed all cause of alarm. Had not the most prompt measures been adopted so soon after the llame was seen, the consequences might have been most seri- ous, considering the destitution of water. Adjoining are the stables and coach-house of a gentleman who keeps several horses, and his hay loft was weil stocked. At the close of operations, it was found that Harris's prisoner had bolted, and that Mr. Solomon Maker had his pocket picked of six pounds. It is said that the fire was caused by a lodger, who came home in an advanced state ofheer. reading an inflammatory article in a London Sunday paper in bed. ANOTHER AND MORE SERIOUS FIRE.—On Wednesday night last, about nine o'clock, a fire broke out on the premises of Mrs. Jarres, adjoining the bonded timber yard of Messrs. Cooke and Nicholas, Gnflin-street, which threatened the most disastrous consequences to that pm of the town. Be- fore the crazy engine was brought up-wlllch Mr. Hopkins and the police lost not a rncrnent iu dragging to the bonded yard- buckets and every vessel could beobtained were employed by active aud energetic persons who came to render willing aid Among the most active in reudeiing nssiBifince, were Mr. Blewitt. the Mayor, Messrs. Cooke, Nicholas, Townsend, Tombs, &c. The hon. member, and other gentlemen who hsd assembled at the canal piopiietors' dinner, on hearing the alarm, immediately ran to render help and to their judicious arrangements and ex- ertions the prevention of serious loss of property may be attri- buted. Ooe of the gentlemen who was most aciive in the "ood work, felllntu the Canal, and in the confusion arising fiooi the crowds who pressed to get w.ter, was in much per:! his zeal, however, was not damped even by the accident, for he after- wards worked with undiminished aciivily, unlil all cause of a!srm was completely at an end. The fire is said to have originated from SOrtIe clumsy means adopted to dry wool. From the want of a fire-bell in the town, very many persons who would have been active in rendering assistance, knew nothing of the event till the discing morning. This, unfortunately, is the third fire within the last fortnight, and we deem it qnite unnecessary :0 make any addition to observations previously written in this paper, in refeience to a prop-r fire-engine establishment, a public fire-bell, and a more general recourse to fire-insurance. LOVER'S IRISH ENTERTAINMENT.—This admirable treat was fu/nis'ied, *,) a crowded room, at the Town Hall, last evening, and will be remembered as a pleasdnt event in Newpori. Our critique wants space. The following gentlemen have been named as sheriffs for the ensuing year Monmouthshire Thomas Pro thero, of Malpas Court, Esq. Cbas. John Kemvs Tyntr, of Cefu Mably, Esq. William Hunter Little, of Upper Panty- goytre, Esq. Glamorganshire ltd. Frankien, ofClementsou House, Esq.; T. W. Booker, of Velindra, Kstj., N. V. E. Vaughan, of Rheola, Esq.—He:<-for(!t.)tirc J. Partridge, of Bishop's Wood, Esq.; Sir J. J. (L Walsham, of Knill Court Bart., and J. F. Vaufc>h»n, of Couitfield, E-q COMMERCIAL ROAD.—This road, the property of the Trrdpgar Company, is in a<disgraceful condition, from the vast quantities ot mud allowed to accumulate upon it. and the large pools of water which so frequently embrace the feet and leg" of passengers. This delective order of things ex tends almost to the Salutation, and is a generally-admitted nuisance. We hope to see some improvement immediately effected, as that approach to Newport is now very much frequented by masters of it die dock, and a nnmb°r o' respectable persons residing near the road, and in the new houses erected adjacent to the Cattle Market. These resi- dents pay high rents and heavy taxes, and ought to be properly provided with safe highroads and footpaths, instead of having to wade through mounds of mud and filthy reservoirs. EDUCA T ION IN W ALES.—On Wednesday even ing last, a meeting was held at the Town Hall, Newport, called for the purpose of receiving a deputation from the Welsh Edu- cational Committee. The chair was taken by Joseph Latch, Esq., Mayor; and the Rev. T. L. Bright, of this town—the de- putation, the Revds. Messrs. Griffiths, of Brecon, and Jones,. of Carmarthen —a.ud other gentlemen, addressed the meeting We intend giving, in our next number, a copious outline of the proceedings, including a full report of the important statistical statement of the Rev. Mr. Griffiths, otc. SERIOUS ACCIDENT.-On Wednesday last, Mr. John livers, of this to'.vn, and his son, aged about 17, went down to the Dock for the purpose of obtaining a situa- tion for the lad, who was desirous of going to sea. The lad, on returning to go ashore, leaped from the bulwark of the Oregon oil to the hatchway, supposing it to be closed, but which was merely covered over with a tarpauling, he unfortu- nately fell through the hatchway, and was precipitated to the bottom of the hold, where he was found insensible, with bis head lying across the keelson. He remained insensible for some time, when, having partially recovered, lie was imme- diately conveyed on deck, and was perfectly unconscious or the narrow escape he had had with his life. He was enabled with assistance to walk to his home near Bane's Well,where he now lies under the skilful treatment of Dr. Cossens. We un- derstand that, though in a lair way, he is not altogether out of danger. A man, named Samuel Kail, alias Pill Rodney, was drowned at Jack's Pin. Verdict accordingly. A RUN WITH THE MONMOUTHSHIRE HOUNDS. —On Monday lust, the meet was at Llacarth Cnurt. where the members of the hunt, ant) other gentlemen, sat down, as usml, to a good breakfast, provided by the hospitable lady, Airs. Jones. The first cover drawn was the plantation, near the house. The eartli being well stopped, and the word given, the hounds spread j the cover, and Reynard was soon found, aud stole away into the park— Hark what loud shouls Re-echo through the proves. lie breaks away Shrill horns proclaim his flight. Kach straggling hound Strains o'er the lawn, to reach the distant pack. 'Tis triumph all, and joy." He made up lor Bryngwin, thence to the firs, crossing Clawr brook, and off for Lwyo-a.gare. The scent lay well and they pressed liiin up for Pentose church, and to Tregaie woods; but no reluge being there, on he weot for Dingestow, passing the Court ot a railromi speed, crossing the Monmouth road into Dingestow wood, where his merciless pursuers rao i■;to him in gallant sts le, after a chase of one hour and ten minutes. without it check. Afterwards, they trutted back through Ragland, tin foi Clytha-inll covers, where the" varmint" is not on good terois with the farmers' wives but, betn j absent without leave, they tiotted to Liansaiot.rah-d covers, wheie Ji^ynard w..s soon found, and he broke away for Clytha urieriing hounds, with peals of echoing vengeance, close pursne "-he there got into a drain in a meadow near the river Usk, and saved his brush for another day's sport, after a run of thirty minutes good hunting.

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