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IVPORT CATTLE MARKET—WEDNESDAY,…

! ' CONVERSION OF THE JEWS.

PORTUGUESE QUARANTINE REGULATIONS.

Explosion at Risca Colliery.

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LLANARTH CHORAL SOCIETY. s

USK.

MERTHYR.

BLAENAVON.

POLICE INTELLIGENCE.

"THE PRESIDENT" STEAMER.

SPRING CIRCUITS, 1846.

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ISpecial General Meeting of…

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OPENING OF PARLIAMENT

Her Majesty's Speech. 1

HOUSE OF LORDS.—THURSDAY,…

Cardiff Mechanics' institute.…

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Cardiff Mechanics' institute. On Monday last, the 4th anniversary of this institution took place at the Town Hall. Handbills had been o»Kbted, which stated that Lord James Stuart, M.P., would takethe chair at seven, p.m., precisely, but a few minutes after that hour, Whit- lock JCfdioll, Esq., president of the Institute, intimated to the meeting tlfat his lordship had that day gone to Bridgend, to attend a meeting of magistrates respecting the lunatic asylum, but he had just returned, and would be at his post in a few minutes. Shortly afterwards his lordship arrived, and was wel- comed with loud-cheers. Mr George Insole proposed, and Mr. Solomon Marks se- conded, that Lord J ames Stuart take the chair. I His Lordship took the chaIr, and having apologised for being late, called on the secretary to read the report. Mr. Lowder read the report, which was not of a very encou- raging nature. It concluded with the following statistics :— Average number of members for the past year, 112, being 16 less than the former year amount of income, £ 125.10s. 3^d. £ti. IDs. ltd. less than the former year; expenditure, £124. I 13s. 3 £ d., leaving a balance in the hands of the treasurer of 17s,; number of books purchased, 35, at the cost of £9, 3s, number of books in the library, 228, exclusive of parliamentary books; average daily attendance at the room, 40; number of books taken from the library to read during the vear, 531." Mr. Nicholl moved, That the report now' read be adopted and printed, together with an abstract of the accounts, and circulated under the direction of the committee." Mr. Edwards seconded the resolution, which was adopted nem. con. Rev. W. L. Morgan moved, That the thanks of the meeting and members of the Institute, be tendered to Whitlock Nicholl, Esq., president, for his valuable services; and that he be re- quested to continue in office." Mr. Morgan added, that every one that knew Mr. Nicholl, must acknowledge that his services were of great value to the Institute, and that he was worthy of the thanks now heartily expressed towards him. Mr. Horwood seconded the resolution, which was carried with acclamation, Mr. Nicholl replied in an able address. Mr. Vachell and Mr. Morgan complied with the request con- tained in the resolution. — Mr. Vachell moved, and Mr. Coleman seconded, "That the thanks of the meeting and members be given to Mr. Horwood, treasurer, and that he be requested to continue the same." The following gentlemen were elected as the committee for the ensuing year Messrs. W. Harris, J. T. Barry, Jas. Pride J. Coleman, J. B. Hopkins, D. Roberts, W. T. Edwards, John Batchelor, Rhys Lewis, John William*, S. Lowder, W. Allen H. Moxley, D Davis, J. Jenkins, W. Lewis, J. B,Stockdale, J. F. Burrrows, and S. Marks. Auditors—Messrs. J. C. Baylis and Edmund Davies. Secretaries—Messrs. Lowder and Clinton. His lordship having left the chair, Mr. Vachell, in a complimentary address, moved a vote of thanks to Lord James. His Lordship replied in a feeling and eloquent speech. A most interesting lecture having next been delivered by Mr. Michael, on the pleasures and advantages arising from the study of natural science, the meeting separated.

Cardiff Infant School.

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THE OVERLAND MAIL FROM INDIA.

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Family Notices

THE AWFUL CALAMITY AT RISCA.…