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ON Tuesday evening a discovery of human remains was made at the back of Mr J. G. Morgan's new premises in Lamtnas-street. A workman, whilst excavating the ground preparatory to the erection of a wall, turned up a human skull, which, however, had been somewhat shattered by the pick-axe before it was noticed. Dr E. R, "Williams, who examined the skull, was of opinion that it appeared to be that of a young person, about 20 years of age. IL is by 110 means an unusual occurrence to discover human remains in the neighbourhood of Friar's park --or Parc-y-brodyr—on which the back of Mr J. G. Morgan's premises abuts. The gardens of some of the cottages have yielded ZD I up human remains occasionally and all the evidence goes to show that the burying ground of the Monastery of the Grey Friars was situated 011 the side of the house nearest to Dark Gate. It was here that the remains of Rhys ap Thomas—the ancestor of the House of Dynevor—who fought at Bosworth, were interred before they were removed to St, Peters Church on the dissolution of the Monastery in the days of Henry VIII. Besides the old names which attach both in Welsh and English to Friar's-park, It is interesting to notice that Lammas-street formerly bore the name of Kyrc Street "— an appelation which would seem to be derived from the Greek words, Kyrie dcison" (" Lord have mercy "), which were —and are—such a frequent refrain in the Litanies sung in the Roman Catholic Church, and which would be familiar enough to all who heard the monastic choirs. The discovery of human remains in such a place proves incidentally that the fact of a burying- ground being consecrated is no guarantce- as it is commonly supposed to be—that it shall not be desecrated by future generations. WE learn that the Carmarthen Borough Folice made a raid on a small scale last Sunday and that consequently two publicans will appear before the magistrates next Monday charged with breaches of the Sunday Closing Act. THE schedule of the United Counties Agricultural Show, which is to be held on the :(-tll August at the Ystrad Meadows, Carmarthen, has just been issued. A more valuable collection of prizes has seldom been offeied in South-West ales. There are several champion prizes of X1 • the ordinary first prizes are whilst plates and cups are offered in profusion. The fact that the young society is in such a flourishing condition in its third year, shows that it has firmly taken root as one of the agricultural fixtures of the district.

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