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THE (JY.MRO BAGli" AXI) OURSELVES. .Op-K'zealous friend, the Rev. B. Price, ha-, h 'tit us nlet.ter, which. wejiayeJiiserted in another page. We thank him for r'ftw publfc spirit, and earnestly wish to. have more of that | sum: ;• b-pirit" in ;.he country; Adverting to the c\ctptlo..» he so kindly makes to the PRINCIPALITY, we wish to be heard once more in explanation and defence. The Cymro Bach's" objections amount to- lat. "Many in those parts distant from Cardiff complain that you have too many police reports in your paper. You must admit that these things are of no utility to those of you;: readers who reside a hundred miles from Cardiff. The PRINCIPALITY shou.d be filled, if possible, with subjects that suit man as man—Welshmen, JN011- conformists, all Wales—without regard to sect, party, or locality. Try the plan, and shame to Nonconformists if it does not succeed. Our answer is brief, and, we believe, conclusive. A new paper must depend to a considerable extent on its locality. Our subscribers here arc at hand; and if they do not pay the quarterly subscriptions, we send our clerk for the money. If our advertisers pay not within a given time, we apply for the amount, and generally get it with no other expense than the time of our agent. But how are we to apply to sub- scribers in Merionethshire or Anglesea, except by letter? And let us ask Cymro Bach," why don't they send us the money they owe us, with some approach to regularity ? We must pay for the stamps on the day, according to stipulation, or we can have no more; our landlord wants his rent in due course; our compositors, and clerk, and "printer's devil," must each and severally be paid once a week we ourselves, ethereal as we are, cannot live upon wind—a littk bread and butter we must have, with all our intellectuality. We do not now talk of other expenses—agents in all the principal towns of Wales —reviews—correspondents of all kinds, &c., &c. Let the Cymro Bach," and those who sympathise with him, take all these things into account, and let us be excused for any prominence we may have given to police reports from this neighbourhood. 2nd. Many have complained that the Puns-cir ALITY has been filled up with too many things of a personal nature. It must be admitted that it is difficult for an editor to tell his frieud, f Your communication is not admissible. But in this case, Mr. Edi- tor, I most sincerely hope that you will make a giant-like stand against the admission of personal debates, and admit nothing but things of a public nature How painful it is to an individual who has a tinge of a liberal mind to see some one under a fictitious name doing all he can to wound the feelings, if not to injure the private and public character of another. It is not enough, Mr. Editor, for you to inform your readers that you have the name of the individual in confidence. No, it is giving too much to you. Take not the responsibility upon you. If any one wants to show fight, let us have it in the open field." Here we must explain, rather than defend ourselves; while at the same time we may be permitted to say, that these personalities do not drop from our pen, but generally from that of friends and supporters, whom to please is out direct interest, and whom to displease is our immediate and material damage. At the same time we admit most readily, that too much of this kind ot matter has appeared in our columns; and if "Cymro Bach" will co-operate with us to induce our friends to write to the point, and never talk of motives, we shall bo able to hope that in due course this spot may disappear from the bright and beautiful face of the PRINCIPALITY. In fine, to Mr. Price, and to all objectors being also in our way of thinking, and having sympathy with our general purpose, we say, for the fiftieth time, If you really wish us to serve you, find less fault, untit you have helped us to a safe and independent position as to circulation, advertisements, (tml payment." We have risked our all in the PRINCIPALITY and while we are open to all fair criticism, we do not much like to re- ceive from our friends little but fault-finding. Let us add, that in this category we do not put Mr. Price, nor any like- minded person in Wales. We thank him very sincerely for the peg lie has furnished us upon which to hang this explanation.