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THE VERDICT. *
THE VERDICT. Intelligence was telegraphed from Norwich to Birming- ,i -17it, at Two o'clock yesterday morning, that the Jury had returned a verdict of "GUILTY" against RUSH, and that SENTENCE OF DEATH had been passed upon him by the Court. Just as we were going to press, we received informa- tion from Bristol suuporting the above statement.
TRIAL AND .CONVICTION OF ANN…
TRIAL AND .CONVICTION OF ANN THOMAS. GI.OUCE.STKR, Tuesday night. The Gloucestershire Assizes opened here on Thursday last, And the trial of Ann Margaret Thomas, on the charge of having, on the 3rd March last, murdered her mistress. Miss Jefleries, by betving heron the head with a stone, was ap- pointed for this day. Mr. Baron Piatt took his seat at nine o'clock, at which hour the court and all the avenues were crowded to suffocation, 1"\ that it was only with the greatest difficulty that the bar- risters and those having business on the circuit could force a war into the court. A very large number of females were among the audience. The counsel retained for the prosecution were Mr. Whit- more, and Jr. Skinner; Mr. Sergeant Alien defended the prisoner, hnt only cross-examined a few witnesses. Mr. Whitmore opened the case in an exceedingly tempe- rate speech, and then called a great number of witnesses, who tuilv supported his opening. The same witnesses were exa- mined as on the coroner's inquest, with the exception of the ghd Sullivan, who was not called. The case having been closed, Sergeant Allen addressed the jury for the prisoner. He did riot deny that the death of the deceased had been caused by the- act of the prisoner; but urged the supposition that it was done in the heat of passion in consequence of provoca- tion, and that therefore the crime amounted to manslaughter only. fiic lenrncvl judge strnraetl up, and the jury, after retiring, found the prisoner Gmilv of murder. His lordship then passed sentence of death on the prisoner, who fell down in a fainting fit, and was carried out of court.
JH LI U I I I L i L PnrtP.xo-MrftMEinsM.—Tut-: Lamk Waiting LAST XJGnT. On Tuesday evening, J-. W. Jackson, E-q., delivered his fare- well lecture to a respectable and more numerous audience than ive. saw at any previous evening. Mr. Jackson treated of Mesmerism and ,)Iir, in their moral and metaphysical aspects, demonstrating that they lead neither to materialism NOR fatalism, but on the contrary, indicate' the -spirituality of man's nature. and the responsibility of his position." He sooke admirably, and his speech was characterised by true philosophy and souad sense-—the only fault we tind with him is too much rapidity for a mixed audience. Samuel Evans, from this town, then stepped to the platform, and stated that he had been cured bv Mr. Davey after having been six years bedridden in conscqticnce of rheumatic pains in his legs. He had tried all the medical men he knew, and was for some time in the Swansea Infirmary, but was nothing better; he had now thrown off his crutches. He recommended all individuals to go to Mr. Davey. (TIe spoke in W els a, and the Kev. Joseph Morris interpreted.; Pullman, the crier, then an»oun'-ed from the body of the room that he had also been cured by Mr. Davey, on Satur lav last. Now came the operation. Mr. Davev then mesmerise i SEVERAL persons two little boys were mesmerised and dan.-ed to the harp Master Tom Davev was mesmerised, TM 1 p -rfotailed a vatijtyof operations to the great satisfaction of the an iieuee. Mr. Davey then returned thanks to the in- habitants of Merthyr, for the extended patronage he had RE.-ENTTI. He was loudly cheered at the close. Mr. Davey, in. the course of his address, strongly recommended the establish- ment of a philosophical institution in this town. He paid a higl c inplimen to the intelligent workmen of the town, and said hi F-ilrid Mer hyr quite different from what it wa,.i represented k ,h rn to be. AnestPemed correspondent kindly sent UE a report of Mr. iackso lecture, but we regret to, state that we did not receive i' until we were just going to press. SOMK weeks ago we mentioned that a "honest thief'' entered Mr. JJmu el st ll at the Market Hou»O, and took AWAY nnt pair of shoes or IWJOIS. Not so last Wednesday night, f >r WE re informed that some person or persons entered and ook away from £ 15 to £20 worth of boots and shoes,, TRADESMEN should never leave THEIR goods in such elaces, -========-==- PKOFUSSOU WHKWJSLL has presented Merthyr Library with his "Elements of Morality," beautifully got up in two volumes. Also the Edition of the English Hexameter, Translations from Schiller Goethe, Homer. AJeleager, and Calliflus, in one volume. CYFARTHFA.—On Monday last, the colliers in these works ap- plied to Robeit Crawshay, Esq., for an advance of wages. Mr Crawshay gave no distinct promise when the advance should be made. THE LATE Mtts THOMAS, OF HIGH-STREET.—This esteemed Christian was interred at Bethesda chapel burying-ground, on Friday evening. We observed the following ministers in the fu.- neral Revs. Messrs. Daniel Roberts, Dowlais Benj. Owen, Zoar T. B. Evans, Ynysgau and Dan. Jones, Bethesda, Inde- pendent minister- Abraham Jones, Thomas Davies, High-street chapel; J no. Jones, Zion chapel; E. Williams, M.A., and David Lewis, Baptist ministers Evan Harries, Calvinistic Methodist minister. The Rev. Lewis Powell, Independent minister, of Car- diff officiated on the occasion. He took for his textthe 17th verse of the 5th chapter of Romans, For if by one man's offence death reigned by one much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gtft of righteousness shall reign in life by one Jesus Christ. Mr. Powell, it appeared, was admitted a member of a Christian Church the same time as the deceased.
LORD CHANCELLOR'S COURT.—MAUCH…
LORD CHANCELLOR'S COURT.—MAUCH 16. EVANS V. FIIOTHERO.—The Lord Chancellor delivered judg- ment in this matter to-day. The arguments were* heard before his lordship on the 14th instant, and occupied nearly the whole of the day. The Solicitor-General and Mr. James appeared for the plaintiff, and for the defendants were Mr. Walker, Q.C., and Mr. Wood, Q.C. The litigation arose out of the following circum- stances ;-Enm Richards died possessed of certain leasehold pro- perty at Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire, whereupon his brother, Jenkin Richards, took possession, and continued to hold the same up to the time of his death. After the death of Jenkin Richards, the plaintiff claimed the property as his devisee, and entered into possession accordingly. About this time Thomas Richards, the eldest son of Evan Richards, who had died intestate, returned to Wales, and set up his claim as the heir-at-law of the original owner. An action of ejectment was brought against the plaintiff, and a ver- dict was found for the plaintiff. Thomas Richards afterwards sold his interest in the premises to Mr. Prothero, who, having had the letters of administration properly stamped, brought an action against the plaintiff, calling upon him to show his right to occupy the property. This document was rejected by the learned judge, as being inadmissible in evidence. The jury found a verdict for the plaintiff. The defendant was still determined to contest his Tight, and the plaintiff filed his bill in Chancery, praying that the de- fendant might be restrained from bringing further actions against him; whereupon the Vice Chancellor Wigram sant down two issues, to be tried at the Glamorganshire Assizes, held at Cardiff, in July, 18-18, before Mr. Justice Wightman. The jury again found a verdict for the plaintiff. The defendants sought to obtain a new trial; but the Vice-Chancellor Wigram refused, and ordered the costs to be paid by defendants. The defendants then appealed to the Lord Chancellor, and his lordship, having attentively listened to the arguments, and having gone through the whole of the evi- dence adduced upon the trials, said that the Court could not exer- cise its judgment without having the facts better ascertained and, being of opinion that further inquiry was necessary, directed that the Vice-Chancellor's order should be discharged, and a new trial granted. Attorneys for the plaintiff, Messrs" Perkins and James, Merthyr Tydfil; for the defendants, Mr. T. G. Phillpotts, Merthyr Tydfil.
. CARDIFF POLICE COUHT.—Monday,…
CARDIFF POLICE COUHT.—Monday, Ap^rr/2. [Before Walter Coffin, Esq., Mayor, and K. L. lleece, Esq.] I he court was occupied for some time in signing the tickets of the pensioners. Thomas Blyton, a lad charged with throwing stones in the Bute dock, was reprimanded and discharged. Capt. Donovan preferred a charge against Capt. Hugh Hocking, master of the biig Zoe, of Plymouth, of having entered the Bute dock under sail. The eaplain at first denied the charge, but subsequently partially admitted it; staling, as an excuse, that he was ignorant of the bv-laws, and that this was the first time he had visited Cardiff. Mr. Itecce read the clause from the act of Parliament, wherein it was clearly stated that" vessels entering the dock under sail are liable to be fined." Capt. Donovan said, he preferred the charge merely as an example to others. Fined 4<)s. and costs. henry jJrown and Alfred Richards, two lads, were charg d with havim* stolen a piece of pork from the shop of Mr. Ed. Quelcli, eating-house keeper, Bute-street. Mr. Quclch stated, that having suspicions of the prisoners, he watched them, and saw them enter the shop and take the meat. He followed them and struck Brown, by which he was obliged to drop the pork. He then gave them into custody of the police. Prisoner Brown acknowledged takiii g- the pork, and said that. complainant, struck him several t iinesse, ere) y. the mayor censured Mr. Quclch for taking the law in his own hands, and declined prosecuting, for that reason; but said he might prefer a charge against prisoner if lie chose. Mr. Stockdale, on being asked, said thlt Richards-had been f-cquentlv before the court, and that he had ilO settled place of abode, but slept in the C' lime kilns, lie is about 14 years of age. '1 he mayor, after a short consult- ation with Mr. Recce, sentenced the prisoners to one month's imprisonment with fiiird labour. Mr. Bird appeared for Mr. Quelch. JJcr-id Harris, t young fellow, about 16 years 'of age, was charged with stealing coal. The pi isoner admitted the charge, but said that his mother sent him. His mother begged the mercy of the court, but to no purpose. He was sentenced to be imprisoned for nin • davs. John iyryant, eiia ged with taking away a portion of the wooden railings on the South Wales railway, NN a., fiiied 4('s., and in default of payment was com- mitted to prison. Lewis liees was charged with being in a state of drunkenness, in Smith- street, between two and three, on Thursday morning-. The poõieeman stated Lilat he had been carried out from the Thrre Cranes public-house. Fmeu 5s. The mayor requested the clcrk to make a note of the circumstance against next licensing day. MartI Coffhlen was charged with stealing a piece of pig iron, from Craw- shay's'wharf, on Saturday. Committed for trial at the sessions, at Cow- bridge, on Tuesday. Morgan John, Brulgc-street, shoemaker, was brought up charged with stabbing his wife, between two and three on Sunday morning. Prisoner denied the charge, and said that his wife was in the habit of getting drunk, and abusing him. The wife indignantly denied her husband's statement. Policc-constable Morgan was a pealed to by the husband, who said that he went into the house some time ago, by a noise, when he found the wife and a man named John Mathews, attempting to turn John out. Prisoner stated that he did not. intend to live with her again. The case was dismissed. Police*coustablc James Rogers preferred a charge against Mr. Bond, butcher, Bute-street,.of having used abusive language towards him. Nir. Bond denied the charge, and sdd that he asked Morgan to disperse a mob collected about a number of Greeks, but instead of doing so he turned round and asked him Who are you V' Mr. Bond replied—" One of your masters." Morgan than collared him. Mr. R. Davis, tailor, Bute-street, corroborated Mr. Bond's statement. The mayor severely reprimanded Morgan, and told him that if he had not resigned, he should think it his duty to discharge him from the force. Morgan asked the court to remand the case he said he would bring forward witnesses to substantiate what he said. The court-said the case was dismissed. Daniel Pugh, a young lad, was fined 5s. and reprimanded for driving furiously through the streets. Margaret Klinn complained that Ellon Sullivan used violent language towards hcr. Case disHi8Se(1. A whole family known by the name of Sidell wpre charged with IJa,ing as- saulted Marv Donovan, and putting her in bodily fear. The Bidells were dressed in their best at -ire, and appeared quite imposing Before hearing both sides of the question the court dismissed the case advising complainant to keep away from the Bidells. II m. JiossiUr, charged with assaulting Win. Trebilicox, was fined ins. Several answers to summonses for the street-iate heard, after which the court rose.
MERTIIYR, POLICE COURT.—SATURDAY,…
MERTIIYR, POLICE COURT.—SATURDAY, MAKCH 31. [Before H. A. Bruce, and W. Thomas, Esqrs.] Edward Jonrswas charged by Henry Protlieroe with fraudulently re- moving his goods to evade payment of rent. Ordered to pay double the amount of the goods removed, amounting to 4;1 Ms., and costs. Thomas Vlamey, Dowlais, was charged with leaving his family chargeable to the paiish of Mnthyr. Committed for 14 days with hard labour. Ji'm. Peach, who was apprehended at Newport, Monmot1ttl"lure" on the charge of stealing wearing apparel, the property of W. Thomas, of l't'osyfran with whom he lodged, was committed for trial at the next quarter sessions. Daniel i'1Il//¡ sub-contractor on the Merthyr and Neath railway, was charged with refusing to pay 12.. 3d. wages to'J^aes Diamond, and 9s. to Wri. Phillips. Ordered to pay with costs. MONDAY, Aran. -■—[Before H A. Bruce, and W. Thomas, Esqrs.] John Thomas was charged \t11 disobeying an affiliation order. Ordered to pay immediately, or be imprisoned.— Paid. Charles MOHja71; Thomas Lewis, Evan Jivuw, and J#hn.Davis, the latter an adult, and the three former lads, were charged with stealing coal, the property of the Pcnydarran Iron i ompany. The lads were discharged, and Davis was committed for trial at the next sessions. James Ureese, who.was reinuaded from Saturday, on the charge of breaking into the halt of Daniel Jones, was discharged, the evidence against him being insufficient to warrant a committal. Maria /f-iUiaais, alias Punch, from Pontstoreluiuse eellars, was charged with stealing J as. from the person of Edward Thomas, sinker, on Saturday mgitt. Prosecutor did not appear, and sne wasconsequently discharged. Sarah Chirk, alias Sarah Nips, was charged with being drunk and dM- orderly. I)i- charged. with a reprimand. James Morris, :¡ humas Stiyars, John Phillips, Jf'nu Morgan, and Murphy, were chargcd with being drunk and incapable of taking care of them- selves. M< r -an was fined the others were reprimanded and discharged. Muses Etans was charged by Catherine Lewis, of the Church Tavern, e k Vavnor, with assaulting her and breaking the door. l-'incd Ins. and costs. TCHSDAY. Apan. 3.—-[Before W. Thomas, Esq.] Thrrllws Daril's, who was apprehended at Bilston, in Staffordshire, by our active Superintendent Wrenn, on Saturday, was charged by FraiiKJiuncs, Esq. clerK of the of Guardian, of the Merthyr Tydfil■-Union, uith deserting uis wife and family. Committed for one month vith hard labour. If m. Jews, was brought up under a warrant for disobeying a sum- mons in a case of assault, was allowed to settle out of Court. WrDJfi<s»AY, APRIL 4.—[Before H. A. Bruce and W. Thomas, Esqi s.] John llees, char, ed with assaulting Mary and Elizabeth Williams, mother and daughter, was fined IOs. and costs for Klissabelh, and os. anu costs for assaulting Mary. In default of payment, committed for 11 days. JO). Varies, a t amp, was charged with damaging a pair Of the property of Lewis Williams, of Dismissed. t'everal cases were allowed iobe settled out of conrt. Many nlii,a cc cases are expectcd before lite bench next week, which shall be fully reported if of public interest.
..','. MONEY MARKET.
MONEY MARKET. London, Wednesday Evening. Very little business has been chile in Foreign Stocks. Mexican ire 31j to J. being dull. Grenada realise 184 J- Kqu.idov are 34 4 qiia Brazilian have been 791. Portuguese Four per Cents. 2SJ. Spanish Three per Cents, have realised 3'.if. French Three per Jents. -have been quoted 57f. with the exchange at 2Of. 2.3c. ")uteh■ per Cents, are 49t to 501. Shares are c1\11, and the quotations generally are flat, both for toniu and foreign, railways. Nothing LJYFTS been done ÎJl banjt or uiine !lhur.c: South Wales, 16l.. ¡
MINING MARKET. A fair proportion of business has been done in the mining share market during the week. Condurrow is represented to continue progressing shares are in request at our present quotations. Tin- croft, Lewis, and Tamar shares are in demand the mines looking remarkably well. The report received of Trelawny this week has produced a demand for these shares, at improved prices. The fol- lowing shares have been inquired for at buyers' prices :-West Caradon, East Pool, East Buller, Great Rough Tor, Mary Ann, South Wheal Basset, West Buller, &c. East Tamar is represented to have considerably improved, especially in the shaft and 25 fathom level. At South Tamar the 70 fathom level has much improved.
7LATEST CURRENT PRICES OF…
7 LATEST CURRENT PRICES OF METALS. Kail rods 7 10 0 Common blocks gpereu:t. 4 12 0 Refined Metal 4 7 6: bars 4 13 0 Hoops 9 0 (i Refined 4 19 0 Sheets (singles) 10 0 0 Stiaits/ 4 15 0 Bais (Staff.) 7 10 0 Banca, in bond, 4 17 0 Welsh cold blast foundry n export only l>ig 4 0 0ITIN PLATKSG— Scotch pig Clyde, net c.„ 2 8 0 Charcoal IC per box 1 13 0 Scotch pigCli-d(-,netC." 2 8 01 Charcoal IC per box 1 13 0 Stirling's Pat., (ilusg. 3 6 0; "IX it DO Do. toughened, Wales,, 4 15 Oj Coke, IC 196 Kails „ 6 0 0 „ IX „ Chairs „ 4 10 0 LKAD H— Russian, COND b. 17 0 0 II Sheet per ton 17 0 0 „ PSI Pig 16 5 0 Gourieff. I" common Archangel,, 13 0 0 Red 17 10 0 Swedish „ 13 10 0 White „ 23 0 0 „ Steel, fagt.c,, 16 10 0 Shot (Patent) 19 15 0 i) »> kegs It 10 0 Spanish, in bond«. 15 10 0 COITKR d— SPKLTKK k — Tile S7 10 0 Plates, warehoused 16 0 0 T,)ii(,-Ii citke. 88 10 () For ari-iv-l 15 10 0 chili 75 0 0 ZINC I— Hestseleeted. (Sheet) export 22 0 0 Ordinary sheets, lbs 0 0 10 UUICKSILVKU—m .per lb. 0 3 4| „ bottom. Terms.—a, 6 months, or 2 per cent, discount; b, ditto; c, ditto; d 6 m01lthg or 3 per cent, discount; e, 6 months, or 2! per cent. discount; f, net cash; g, 6 months, or 3 per cent. discount; 11.; 6 months, or 21 per ccnt. dis- count; i, ditto; k, net cash I, 3 months, or li percent, discount; m, ditto, 1 j discount. REMARKS.—The metal market this week has been in a very dull and languid state. Welsh bars must be considered nominal at our quotation, sales having been made bv intermediate holders as low as £ 5 108, and E5 19-s. Gd., free on "board at the port. The busi- ness done in Scotch pig-iron has been very trifling, few parcels only having changed hands, at from 46s. Gll, to 47s. for mixed Nos., cash, free on board. We write the market flat at 47s. mixed Nos., 48s, all No. 1, and 46s. No. 3. BIRMINGHAM, MAUCH 30.—At the usual preliminary meeting of the ironmasters of South Staffordshire, East Worcestershire, and Shropshire, held at Dudley yesterday, it was resolved to maintain, at the approaching general quarterly meeting of the trade, the ex- isting prices of manufactured iron. It will he recollected that, since the meetings in January, there has been an advance of 20s. per ion. Pig-iron is scarce, and remains proportionately dear. It is understood to be the intention of the great ironmasters to ad- vance the wages of their workmen in proportion to the advance in the price of iron.
PRICES OF WELSH MINING SHARES.…
PRICES OF WELSH MINING SHARES. Shares. Company. Paid. Price. 1, 1,000 AbcrgwesYI1 S 8 10,000 Blanwen Iron 6 6 10,000 Blan"-en Iron 6 6 8,000 Blaenavon 50 J 7 10.000 British Iron, New Regis. 12 8 Do. Scrip 10 10 1,000 Cwm Krfin 3 4 8,000 Dvfngwm 10 1SJ 6,400 Gadair 2 2 100 Grogwynion — — 1,080 Llwyn Malys 7$5 3,600 Llynvi Iron 50 50 5,000 Merionethshire Slate and Slab —. — 8,000 Pennant and Cra gwen 2 2 100 Penrhhv ■— —. 10,000 Rhynmey Iron 50 13 10,000 Rhynmey Iron 50 13 10,000 bo. New 7 6| 2,500 Rhoswhiddol and Buchcidon 10 10 —- TAFF VALE RAILWAY. Traffic for Week ending March 31, 1849 £ ,'2009 14 9 ] I
._-LONDON COLTN EXCHANGE.…
LONDON COLTN EXCHANGE. I MONDAY.-—Very little change took place during last week in prices of giain at any of the leading provincial markets. At Mark- lane to-day we had again a very small show of wheat by land car- riage samples from the home counties, and the condition being ini- proved, factors succeeded in making sales at prices similar to those current on Monday last. Foreign wheat, notwithstanding the I liberal arrival, was not offered lower, and the business done was on much the same terms as before. The scle of fjotir by no iiieaii., < brisk needy buyers had, however, to pay quite as much money as 1 on Monday last for good qualities. Barley of home growth was scarce, and* fine malting sorts maintained their value; secondary ] sorts and foreign easier to buy. Malt was the turn lower. In addition to the enormous supply of oats reported, we had a few cargoes fivsh up to-day still factors, refused to accept, lower rates than on Friday, and at Is. to Is. 6d. per quarter decline on last ? Monday's quotations a fair business was done. Beans and peas unaltered. I WHKAT— S. T. i OATS- S. S. Kssex and Kent, Red 36 to'*8 jj Yorkshire and Lincoln- Ditto, V hite, New 3S 52 ij shire, Feed ],3 to ]9 Norfolk and Lincoln, Red i>6 47 }j Potato 17 21 Ditto, White 38 „ 48 ([ Youglial and Cork, Black 14 19 Irish, Red 38 40 Cork, White ]6 19 Ditto, White 42 44 Scotch, Feed g.> KYK— BKANS— Old 22 25 Tick 34 New, 22 „ 25 P.geons .3ft 42 BAULKY— PKAS— Grinding 22 24 Grey 34 Malting- 2S 30 ji Maple 33 34 Chevalier 31 ,32 White 21 2/ MAI.T— jj Boilers as 30 Suffolk and Norfolk 57 58 j; FI.OUE— Brown 4S „ 50 !j Town made 3s 42 Kingston and Ware 57 58 Si Suffolk 31 34 Chevalier 58 59 [j Stockton and Norfolk 30 33 WEDN-KSDAY.—1 he supply of English w heat on otter in to-day's was very limited. The best kinds were in moderate request, at Monday's quotations. All other qualities .ruled dull, and hte rates were with difficulty supported. The accounts respecting the appear- ance of the young wheat plants are very favourable. Upwards of 18.000 quarters of foreign wheat have arrived this week. This large arrival had a depressing influence upon the demand for all descriptions, at barely last week's decline in value. The show of foreign barley was good, that of English small. Fine malting samples realised full currencies. Grinding and distilling sorts a mere drug. Malt dull, and the turn in favour of the buyers. We have received 10,180 quarters of foreign oats this week, yet the shew of samples was not to say extensive. A IllOderate bu:.ines3 was doing at late prices. Beans, peas, Indian corn, and flour moved offheavily.
SEEDS. MONDA Y.-For all kinus of seed our market is in a very inactive state, and in some instances the quotations have a downward ten- dency. Linseed cakes have further declined 5s. to 10s. ner 1.000. S. 8. I L s. s. Turnip, White, per bushel. 11 to 12 Car:away 29 to 30 Red and Green 11 12 Coriander IS 19 Mustard, Brown <> 11 Hetupsced, per quarter 32 31 White 8 12 Linseed, English Sowing 50 52 Tares, new 8 Crushing 38 4t> Old 1 6 Baltic 8S 40 Canary, per quarter 100 320 Odessa. 3« 42 Ryegrass 20 24 Linseed Cake, per loon— Clover, Red English, ev t. 32 58 English a/. 10,9. 10/. 0,s. White 32 43 Foreign .6/. lis. 81. 0s. Foreign lied 28 42 Rape Cakes, per ton 4/. 5s. if. 10*. White 30 42 R pesecd, per last Trefoil 12 IS
SM1THFIELI). Owing, doubtless, to the depressed state of our market, and the unusually low prices atwhichagrieultunÜ produce is selling, a con- siderable decline lias taken place in the.arrival of foreign stock into London during the past week. The total importation has amounted to only 9i2 head, chiefly from Rotterdam and a i ig ii In that number is included five pigs from Naples, brought hither for breeding purposes. In the preceding week we received 1,944 at the corresponding period in 1818, 1,894 and at the-same time in 1847) 1,231 head. I he beei trade ruled very heavy, at a decline in the prices of Monday last of quite 2d. per 81bs. A few very su- perior lots found buyers at 3s. Gd. per-81bs., but the general quota- tion for beef did not exceed 3s. 4d. per 81bs. There was a further increase in the supply of sheep, owing to which the demand for tha:: kind ef stock was in a very sluggish state. Prime old Downs were mostly disposed of at last week's prices, viz., from 4s. to 4s. 4d. per 8H>s. in the wool, but all other breeds ruled 2d..per 8ibs. lower, at which a clearance was not effected. Lambs were in fair ret) nest, at from 5s. 4d. to 6s. 6d. per 81bs. From the hleaf Wight 30 heaù came to hand per railway. The sale for Calves, was in a very inac- tive state, hut wp have no alteration to notice in the prices. Pigs met a very dull inquiry, at barely last week's currencies. Price per stone of 8 lbs. (to sink the ofial). II. ff. s. d. s. d. s. d. Inferior Beasts 2 4 to 2 6 Second Qualitv Sheep. 3 2 to 3 8 Second Quality. 2 S„ 2 10 Coarse.woolled ditto. 3- B. 3 10 I'rune Large Oxen 3 0 3 2 Southdown Wether 4 0 4 4 Prime Scots 3 4 3 G Ditto, outoi the wool.. — — Largo Coarse Calves 3 6„ 4 0 Large Hogs 3 2„ 3 S Prime small ditto 4 2 „ 4 6 small Porkers 3 lu „ 4 2 Suckling Calves j8 o 25 0 Quarter old Pigs l(j 0 „ 21 0 Inferior Sheep a 8,, 3 4 Lambs — — HAY. Meadow 53s. to 75s. I Clover 72s. to 95s. blrinv 23s. to '29s.
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UREAi). The prices of wheatcn br« «d in the metropolis are. from 7d. to 7.-id., j, oi householddiftp, 5d„ to Gid. per 41bs. loaf.
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rvi.. -C- ■. ■—' WOOL MARKET. Last week's imports of wool into London were comprised of 300 bales from the Cape; 349 do. from Sydney; 10 do., from Naples; and 227 do. from Hamburg. The quantity of Wool on offer in the private contract market is but moderate, although it is well known that the farmers hold unusually large stocks. Most descriptions are steady, and prices are well supported.
HOPS. BOROUGH. MONDAY.—No change worthy of notice has taken place in the demand for, or prices of, any kinds of hops. Fine samples are scarce, and quite us dear. Old hops are selling as low as 10s. per cwt. New Ilops- Sussex Pockets 44s. to 60s. Weald of Kents. 52s. to 68s. Mid. and East Kents 63s. to 130»
TALLOW. Since our last report, this market has ruled heavy, and prices have not been supported. Last week, the deliveries were only 1,369 casks—the imports 1,90a ditto, chiefly from Sydney. To-day P. Y. C. on the spot is selling slowly, at 39s. 6d. to 39s. and lor forward delivery, there are offers at 10s. to 40s. 6d. per cwt. Town Tallow, 40s. 6d. to 40s. 9d. per cwt., net cash lloueffEat 2s 3d per Bibs. • J
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PROVISION MARKET — MONDAY.—The arrivals last week from Ireland were 670 firkins butter, and 790 bales bacon; and from foreign ports 5,440 casks butter. In Irish butter there was a fair amount of business transacted last week, at irregular prices, according to quality. In foreign we have no alteration to notice. ° We experienced an improved demand for Irish bacon since this day se'nnight, and an advance of Is. to 2s. per cwt. was obtained. American meat also sold more freely, at an advance of Is. to 2s. per cwt. The market closed very firm. ENGLISH BUTTKR MARKET.—Our trade generally rules dull. The supply of new batter increases, and prices are declining. The stock, of old Dorset buttet is now worked up pretty close, but re- cent sales have been made at ruinously low rkitim.
LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE.~~~~
LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Tu ESDA Y.-At ourlllHrket this morning there was a fair attend- ance of the neighbouring millers and a liberal show of samples of wheat and flour. A moderate business was done in wheat, at a reduction of fully Id. per 701b. on fine red Baltic wheat, and 2d. on inferior descriptions of Mediterranean. Oats and oatmeal moved off slowly at about the prices of this dav se'nnight. In barley, beans, and peas there was little doing, and we do not alter our quotations. Barrel flour did not meet with a free sale, though offered at 23s. per barrel. Sack flour must be noted 6d. to Is. per sack lower. There were few buyers of Indian corn in attendance to-day, and for fine yellow Is. per quarter less money would have been taken.
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1Br1.5 3Hnrkris. PONTYPRIDD.—AritiL 4. s. d. s. d. 8 d 8 df Wheat per bush. 4 (i to 7 0 Pork per lb. — to Barley 2 6 4 0 Butter, Fresh. „ 10 1-1 Barley. 2 6 4 0 Butter, Fresh. „ 10 1 »,, 'i Salt „ 0 8} 0 10 Beef per lb. 0 5 0 7 Cheese „ 0 5 o 8 Mutton 0 5 0 7 Potatoes per quar. 0 11 ^'cal „ 0 5 0 7 Eggs per dot. 0 11 —
CARMARTHEN!—-MAIT. 31. Our corn-market is nearly the same as last week prices as follows:- s. d. s. d. s. d s d Wheat per Imp. Win. 5 S to 6 0 Cow Hides per lb. 0 H to a u ^rley „ 3 3 3 8 Tu.keys .erwh 3 0 3 | Oats „ 16 1 lo Geese Beef per lb. 0 4$0 7 Ducks 1 3 IS „ 0 5 0 7 l;'o'<vls 0 10 12 ),eil, >> 3 0 6 Cheese per cwt. 22 0 24 0 » 4, 0 Eggs 5 for 0 fallow 0 0 4 Potatoes 7 lbs.for 0 6 i-,UUel' 0 ? 0 7i Plants for setting, 120 0 4 0 (5
HAVERFORDWEST.—MAK. 31. s. ti. s. d. s. d. s. d. Wheat .per hush. 4 9 to 5 6 Fowls. each 0 10 to i- 3 Barley 3 0 3 9 Ducks Beef per lb. 0 5 0 6 Turkeys 2 10 3 6 Mutton 0 4 £ 0 5 Eggs Jor 0 2 l'ork 0 5 0 G Potatoes .per oail. 14 1 « Butter 0 9 0 10j
ABERYSTWYTH.—APKIL 2. s. d.…
ABERYSTWYTH.—APKIL 2. s. d. s. d. "I d. Wheat, New per bush. 6 3 to 7 3 Bacon o s to 0 !) I)o., old — — Butter, Fresh. 0 1 OA 0 II Barley, New 4 0 4 u Do., Sail 0 ii 0 74 Do., Old — — Geese (Ich — Oats „ 2 6 3 0 Turkeys — — lieef .per lb. 0 44- 0 6 Fowls percouvie 13 2 0 iUuttoil 0 6 0 7 Duets () Veal 0 5 o G Fresh Oysters, per 120 2 0 Pork » 5 6 | Eggs per doz. 0 4
MERTIIYR —MAM. 31." s. d.…
MERTIIYR —MAM. 31. s. d. s. d. i s. d. s. d. Mutton per lb. 0 G to 0 61 Skimmed Chersc pcrtb. II 3A to <• 9 0 5 0 7 Caerphilly — Pork 0 6 0 7 Single Gio'ster — — Ve,l 0 5 0 7 Double — Geese. „ — — Ducks per couple 2 2 2 9 Dried Salmon. „ — — Apples per I (10 Bacon 0 6 0 8; Eggs per doz. 0 6 Onions (I 1 — Potatoes per cu t. 0 6 9 0 Butter, l-'resh. 11 12 Parsnips 7 <) Do., Salt 0 9 — Onions 7 0 !2 ft
SWANSEA—MAK. 31. 8. d. s. d. s. d. s. d. Wheat f) 0 to 7 0 Pork, Good [sinkoff.) lb. 0 5 to Barley 3 8 4 6 Inferior o 4t Oats 2 3 3 6 Butter, Fresh (19 oz.) 12 1 4 Beef, lb. 0 5h — Do., Salt, in cask li. 0 7§ 0 Si Good 0 5 — Skiiu-inilK Chee*e 0 3 0 3| Inferior „ 0 4' — Do., New „ — llutton, prime" 0 6 Chickens.pc-r couple 2 4 3 6 Good „ 0 6 — Ducks 2 6 3 6 Inferior 0 5 — Geese each — Lamb, prime — — urkcys — Good — — Carrots .per cu t. 3 0 4 0 Interior — — Turnips 1 G Tea), prime 0 6t Eggs 6 to 8 for 0 6 Good f) 6 POlatoes, 6 to S Ib for 0 G Inferior 0 4 t — Onions per lb. 0 1 Pork, prime" 0 of —
,rùU ¡j. On the 21ch P-It., the wife of Mr. R. Morgan, grocer, Dowlais, of a daughter. On the 2Sth ult., the wife of Mr. Evan Jones, draper, Dowlais, of a daughter. Oil the 2Sth ult., the wife of Mr. J. L. Colh'.rd, of the Black Lion, Carmar- then, of a soil. On he 31si ult., the wife of Mr. Watkin IJurnt'.all, Temple-street, Swansea of a son. llliirriiigtS. On the 26th ult., at St. John's church, Cardiff, Mr. Janes Paries, inn- keeper, ot Uns ol, to ElizHh th, fifth daughter of Mr. Junics Lucas, of Cm (Uff. On the 29ih ult., at St. Peter's church, Cnrmarthrn, by the Venerable Archdeacon Bevan, Mr. Urn. Davies, draper, l'lk-ry-stieet,* Cuiir.uithen to Miss Anne '1 hemas, second daughter 01 Mr. William Tlieiuas itvemuker Llandovery. l' On the 2nd inst., at Merthyr, by Mr. David Lewis, registrar Mr Join Griffiths, to .Miss Elizabeth Aiatthias. On the 3rd inst., at I.anfwif-jux.'a-Nca/h, by the Kev. H. H. Knight rector Mr. Henry Str.ck, of Ynispenllwch, 10 Emma, youn-est daus-htiu of William Llwellyn, Esq., A berdulai, near Neaih. On the 3rd it.st., by license, ai the Baptist chapel, Cardigan, by Mr. John IIavard, registrar, Iii-. ]Lliii Jenkins, Tyinawr, near Boncatli, to Miss Ann Grirtiths, third daujitei of the late Mr. T. Griffiths, of Cliuihenliauuehaf, near (; lmli¿an. nil On the 13th rit., at Dinas colliery, Mr. William David, formeily of Lansamlet, aged ,03; much respected. On the,25th ult., Mr. Daniel Mathews, of Mynyddislwyn, aged 81. He had been a member of the Congregational church at I'ynevvydd nearly 53 years. On the --(iih ult., awfully sudden, Kachael, the wife of Mr. James Phillips Orchard-street, Llandovery, aged 69. k' On the 2iith ult., ai Hanboidv, Carmarthen-hire, Catherine, rclict of the late -Rey. David Woolcock, for iiiiii; years Baptist minister at C'wmfeiin, afwi; 40. On the 26th ult., at ill, near Milford, Tliomas, second son of Capt D. Propei t, aged 27. O11 the 26th ult. Orlando Harris Williams, Esq., of Angrston House, Gloucestershire, and Ivy Tower, Pembrokeshire, Deputy Lieutenant lor the latter county, and one ot her Majesty's justices ot the peace for the counties of Pembroke, Carmarthen, and Gloucester. Oil the 27th ult., Jane, the wife of Mr. David Thomas, High-street, Merthjr, aged 70, greatly regretted hy her relatives and a wide circle of friends, to whom she was nwch al t¡,cted. On the :7th ult., in his 42nd year, Mr. John Williams, of Treeefn, near Cardigan, leaving a wife and two daiuhters to lament their loss, lie WM registrar of marriages for the Cardigan union, and was much respeeled by jP his acquaintance. On the 2Sth ult., suddenly, Mr. David Jenkins, White House MilL near Narbeith, aged 53. On the 2bth ult., the wife of Mr. T. Eynon, maltster, Cardigan, agrd 53. On the 2Stii ult., Mr. William Evans, printer, youngest son ot the late Air. Benjamin Evans, fornierh of the Mermxid Inn, Carmarthen, aged 26. On the 2Mh ult., at St. Clears, Mrs. Jenkins, relict of the late Rev. John Jenkins, vicar of Mydrim, Carmarthenshire, aged 69. 011 the SO,h ult., at Abergavenny, Mr. Thomas Davies, late of Old Court, aged 69. Oil tlie 31st ult,, Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the llev. David Price, Independent minister, Denbigh, aged 17. On the 1st ins- Surah, the wife of Mr. Isaiah Jones, gunmaker, High. street Merthyr, aged GQ. Oil the 1st inst., at Cadoxtori-juxta-Barry, near Cardiff, Elizabeth, the beloved wife of Mr. Ilowell iliomas, and eldest daughter of the late Mr. Lowiie, fanner, of the same placc. On he 4th inst., at Cadoxton-juxta, Neath, Mr. William Davies, joiner, aed 70. !:Io. t. Printed and Published by DAVID EVANS, at his office, No. 7, North-Street (near the Savings Bank), in the town of Cardiff, in the parish of St. John the Baptibt, Glamorgan*^ u. Friday, April the (hh, 1319.
■ THE TRIAL OF RUSH.
'n — 4m, ■ -— =■ in Norwich. But as it grew again he abandoned it but made no secret of its possession. Chestney first swore that she could not distinguish the man, and subsequently that it was him. Could they believe her?—They could not convict a man of murder upon such testimony. It was said the murderer carried his head aside. Did no other man do so ? Stress had been laid upon the shape of the bullets. It was notorious that bul- lets after they had been once fired lost their original shape. Considering the darkness of the night, the murder could not have been committed in double the time he was out; when he was well known to the servants at StanfLld Hall, was it likely he would have gone th 're. It was absurd to suppose that Siiidford, an educated person, would have witnessed the deeds. The prisoner was proceeding with his defence, when the judge said, that as the jury appeared quite fatigued by their long sitting, he wished to know how long the prisoner's defence was likely to last ? The prisoner said, some hours longer. In consequence the Court, at eight o'clock, adjourned—the prisoner having been about ten hours and a half OIl his legs. On Wednesday, Rush continued his defence. lie said the nature of his relations in respect of property with Mr. Jermy •wei\; such that it was to his interest that he should live, rather than die. If he had intended to commit the horrible crime of murder, did they think he would have hid Emily Sandford at -l'otitsh ? She said he trembled. He did; as, from what he had heard at the Hall, and his differences with the family, he feared he should be suspected but when he went to bed he was as lirm as at that moment. His conscience accused him of no guilt. God Almighty if I had done such a thing, I -eould not have looked you in the face—I should have been mal by this time." The coat he had o* :t night of the mur- der he had buried in the pig stye, knowing that he should be suspected (sensation). He should produce it. Mrs. Jermy said the murderer w ire a yrrey coat, not a cloak, and differed altogether from Watson. They could not believe such contm- d ctory statements, nor convict him upon them. He implored them to take ample time to consider their verdict—the impro- bability of his being the murderer—for the sake of his dear young children, now bunting with suspense, who were desti- tute of a mother, and who prayed they would give them back their father. If condemned, the time would come when his innocence would b^ manifest. Might God give them wise un- derstanding to s?e his guihletssuess, and*to -return a verdict of Not Guilty. Rush finished at twelve o'clock. He called the following evidence :— Mr. Waugh, a solicitor, said 'he would not believe Howe on his oath, unless supported by respectable testimony. The lad Savory proved the littering of the straw some time 4) fore the murder. That the boots worn by Rush that night were left to dry at the fire. Sat up one night to watch for poachers. Saw Rush last at half-past saven. Last time he 'B.l\ him that night he had his in-door dress on. By the Judge; He got the boots at half-past five. He washed them and put them at the fire, where they remained till he gave them to the police. Mr. Hyde, accountant, swore that Howe had jocularly offered to give evidence on either side for twenty pounds. At this stage the prisoner not being able to obtain material facts in his favour, g st into a passion, exclaiming, What is the use of calling more witnesses when new ones are called at the last moment. I don't want to ask any more questions. Nor do I want any more witnesses." He then sat sulkily down, having previously intimated that tit" pig had destroyed the coat to which he had ref erred. M Bylç", rooo at three o'clock to reply, and in an a' ie speech scattered to the winds the weak defence of the pri- soner. In the course of its delivery he was repeatedly and vio- lently interrupted by the prisoner, which caused his lordship to order his removal; promising to be quiet. lie was allowed to remain, yet he at times interfered throughout its whole de- livery, but with modified violence. He concluded shortly after five. Mr. Baron Rolfe commenced summing up the evidence about six o'clock. He had spoken about an hour at the time the dis- patches left Norwich (half-past six o'clock, Wednesday even- ing), and said that. he should occupy two or three hours more ..in its delivery.