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NORTH WALES.

ENOItMOUS AMOUNT OF POOR 11ATES.

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ENOItMOUS AMOUNT OF POOR 11ATES. Dr. Roberts observed, in reference to the county rate, levied on the parish of Bangor, that the rate-payers were much wronged. There were more than a hundred pounds of poor- rates annually remitted by the magistrates, assessed to them, on account of poverty. lie held in his hand a Scotch paper, from. which it appeared that the whole public burdens upon two farms in Dumfriesshire, one of E200 and the other £ 90 a-year, wcic lespectiveiy .;Lö its. m. dUÙ jeo ioo. ia. fi-uus, at similar rents, been situated in Beaumaris or Llaufairpwll- gwyngyll, the poor-rates alone, exclusive of tithes, county- rates, highway-rates, and church-rates, (amounting annually to at least fully one-half the amount of the poor-rates), would have been last year illo and £ 49 10s., and in Llanfair to no less than 11,57 10s. aiidiS2. That fact clearly explained the cause why Scotchmen never had prospered as agriculturists in North Wales, though he had always found, that both Scotch- men and Englishmen had invariably thrived amazingly as agents (great laughter).

OUT-DOOR BELIEF.

BURIAL CHARGES.

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LONDON CAMBRIAN LITERARY SOCIETY.

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