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PONTYPOOL. TKF.TOTALI.SM.—Mr. Fligletoub, a native of Poland, de- livered a lecture on the above subject, on Friday evening last, at the Calvinistic Methodist Chapel. The lecturer combatted many of the arguments of the anti-teetotal party, and illustrated his ideas by a variety of amusing anecdotes, which he recited in a very pleasing manner. At the close several persons s'gued the pledge. PONTYPOOL MUTUAL IMPROVEMENT SOCIETY.—.On Tues- day evening last, the Rev. 1). W. Horwood delivered the second of his course of lectures on natural history," in the town school-vooni. After a brief introduction, the lecturer occupied the attention of the meeting for an hour and a half, with a beautiful and interesting description of the structure, habits, and general economy of birds, and con- cluded by urging his audience to study the works of nature, in order that they may form higher conceptions of the Creator. ON* Sunday evening last, the Rev. Thos. Thomas improved the death of Mr. J. M. Read, ironmonger, particulars of whose melancholy death appeared in the PRINCIPALITY, at the English Baptist chapel, Crane-street. The rev. gentleman, after mak- ing a few remarks on the awful circumstances connected with the death of Mr. llead, delivered a most eloquent and affecting discourse from Psalms xlvi., 10th verse, at the close of which he read an interesting sketch of the life of Mr. It., with seve- ral letters, and extracts from his diary, with which the audience generally appeared much affected. ABBUSYCHAX.—TEKUIHLE EXPLOSION.—.A dreadful accident happened in the engine pit, at the British Iron Works, at Abersychan, on Tuesday, the 23th ult. A man named William Pugh, and a little boy, named T. Meredith, were going along the heading, when Pugh observed one of the tram plates out of or- der, and directed the boy to put it right, whilst he went on to the work. The boy put his candle down and was proceeding to obey the order lie had received, when an explosion of the damp took place. The poor boy was killed on the spot, and seven men were seriously injured. The boy and his brother were the sole support of a mother and several other children.

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MILFORD HAVEN.

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lUligtHM SIMIGOT.

"HAPPY HOME."

THE BISHOP TO HIS CAPTIYE.