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iS'oiiiii WAL.ES.. MO.HTYX.—On Monday morning, rhe 9th inst., an ex pi ision ol o kL tiie coal-pit belonging to the Messrs. •Kvio.n, of this place, by throe men were very severely injured oil-- bt them so nLhh sb, that it is feared he will not 're. over. I) JLUELT.KY.— Sri'l'osnn Suicim-—On Sunday last, the bo ly oi- a q.Uirryinan belonging to this town was found under POlt ar-d tibin, lIe"r C.ieryiiw'ch, in this parish. On Monday, an inquest was held thereon, before (i. J. Wi-liiams, Esq.when-the folly-ving Údg were elucidated:—The deceased worked a. t ;irri. and used to "return honie each Saturday-night; he did s on the 3 bt till. but feeling unwell, did not leave home for his work until the following Tuesday, instead of Oil T-Uv*day he left his house, having a week's food with him in a w,;ll«c. Nut returning home as usual on the Saturday night, his Svife made inquiries, but failing to hear anything of him, Seiu ty C irris on faunday. The messenger there learnt that he h (X not been to hhnvork the whole week. Upon this intelligence reaching this town on Sun lay evening, several parties proceeded 14 quest of hi.n, and heard that a wallet with bread in it had been -3 t 'fu;d on the piece ling Tuesday by the water's edge, under the aoove bridge. The party who found it left it in an adjoining 8 iiithy, thinking i: belonged to some fishermen, and would be —drawn, and after a good deal of searching, the body was found; the water being several feet deep. Verdict, "rouml druwned," It was rumoured that deceased had, some time since, mot with all accident whilst at work, and was at times of rather rambling intellect. Deceased was a sober and industrious man, and has left destitute a wife and a large young family. PWI.I.UELI.—An inquest was held at Llanengan on the 6th instant, and by adjournment, on the following day, on the body of Robert Williams, shoemaker, who lied on the 5th, after having partaken of some liquid administered by W. Williams, a lad about fifteen years of age, the son of Mr. Thomas Wil- liams, surgeon. It appeared by the evidence that on Thursday, about eleven o'clock, the deceased went into the house of Mar- garet Parry, at Llanfadog, where he and his wife resided, and complained that he was ill in consequence cf something given to him by William Williams, and he died in about an hour afterwards. A post, mortem examination was made by Mr. Williams, of Tynewydd, assisted by Mr. Robert Jones, by whose testimony it appeared that the immediate cause of death was congestion of the lungs, recently produced by some highly stimulating substance, taken into the stomach. W. Williams, after being duly cautioned, stated that he went to the village with a bottle in his pocket, which the deceased saw and asked what it was, that he (Wm. Williams) said he thought it was spirits and the deceased then took some, when W. Williams left him, and after hearing that the deceased was ill he threw away the bottle. The coroner explained to the jury the dis- tinction between wilful manslaughter, and homicide by misad- venture, and the jury, after a long consultation, returned a verdict that the deceased died from congestion of the lungs, produced by taking some stimulating liquor, unintentionally and ignorantly administered by Yvr. Williams, and to this they added that they held it to be "homicide by misadventure." The coroner stated that he was glad as far as his feelings were concerned that they could reconcile to their consciences such a verdict, which, however, he could not acquiesce in, as he considered it contrary both to the law and the evidence. The deceased was about twenty-two years of age, and has left a widow and child to lament his untimely en- DIIKADI-UI. OCCURRENCE AT CARNARVON.—A most melan- choly accident occurred at Carnarvon on Sunday last. The wife of Wm. Roberts, a tailor, residing in Shirehall-street, left the house about seven o'clock, leaving two children in bed, and a little girl of five years of age in charge of her sisters and most distressing to relate when the mother returned to the house in less than an hour, she found the little girl literally burnt to a cinder. TRK'MADOC.—The Spring Fair was held here on Friday last, and was wdl attended with buyers from different parts. The show of cattle and horses were excellent, but the demand was rather slow. Seeds of all description at a good price were at a rapid demand. THE MOLD LINE.Tiie projected Mold Railway traverses a district which is extremely rich in coals, iron, lead, and lime stone, and, from the traffic tables, which have been carefully pre- pared, it appears that this district will yield a mineral traffic of from 600,000 to 800.000 tons per annum, which must pass over the Chester and Holyhead railway when the Mold linG is com- pleted. This is too important an amount of traffic to be neglected by any company. The Chester and Holyhead line, from its ex- pensive cyst, is not expected to make a large return from its own traffic, and it is therefore considered, under these circumstances, of importance that it should obtain the mineral traffic of the ad- joining districts. The slate traffic round Bangor is at present wholly excluded from the Chester and Holyhead line, for want of the accommodation for conducting it. This important trade is carried on by the circuitous and expensive routes of Gloucester and. Runcorn. The freight from Bangor to Gloucester and Run- corn are respectively 8s. and on. 6d. per ton, independent of the canal and inland charges from these ports to the midland dis- tricts. The directors of the Chester and Holyhead line have been recommended to look after this traffic; their line is peculiarly well adapted to a large mineral traffic and the results of a large merchandise and mineral traffic are so fully shown on other lines, as scarcely to leave a doubt of its productiveness, wherever it exists, to a considerable extent.—Herapath',« Journal. MOI.D. — Mr. Henry Mold, butcher, of this town, slaughtered for the four last markets here four cross bred Welsh cows, which had been fed on Coppy farm, near Mold, by Mr. Whitfaker, from whom Mr. Roden had bought them by weight; the price not to exceed 4-10. The quantity of rough fat they yielded was truiy astonishing, amounting in the whole to 412 lbs., viz., the í-irst cow, 9111bs.; second, 97 lbs.; third, lO;) II)s. and the fourth, ,2 liS lbs. It greatly redounds to Mr. W.'s credit, that such ex- cellently fed cattle were turned from off his land, and Mr. Roden may venture to challenge the large and wealthy cattle feeders and tt?i(I to produce an instance, taking into consider- ation the pr,ce at which these cattle were bought, where the like results have been yielded. MR. WIMJAM 1IATS.TW.EU, JONES, of I-loiylica 'd, Commoner of Jesus College. Oxford, has been elected a scholar of that society, on the Anglesey foundation, on the 5th instant. C.iiESii-iR AND HOLYHFAD RAILWAY.—Traffic for the week ended Aprd 1st, 1819:—Coaching traffic. £ 913 7s. Id-; parcels, £ -19 12s. 2(1. goods and cattle, iCI90 Os. ad.; steamboats, £ 134 is. i 7s. 9d.—Total, £ 1>»97 7s. 6d. Pwu.HUi.i.—The Adelphi Friendly Society hlcl its sixteenth anniversary in this town on Easter Monday last. The offic rs and committee met together at their club-room (the Guildhall), at ten a.m.in order toi make arrangements for the day. At half- past eleven .the society formed into procession, preceded by the silk fla-i of the society, borne by it member, and the following gentleme Cyril Williams, Esq. (their indefatigable c(,ai rm" n >" Rev. St. George Armstrong Williams, M.A., Rev. Mr. HowltlIHh: curate of Llannor and Denio, Rev. D. Pugh, vicar of Abererch, the vice-chairman, trustees, secretary, &c. After parading through the principal streets, they proceeded to St. Peter's church, where- service was read by the Rev., St. George Armstrong Williams (the vicar), and a most .appropriate discourse delivered by the Rev. Mr. Rowlands, from Titus iii. 8. After the service they returned in ,the same order to the .Guildhai), where about 150 partook of a substantial dinner provided by Mr. Robert Owen, town crier. After the cloth was removed, several toasts were drank, and the whole company quietly dispersed towards their homes, evidently pleaded with the day's proceedings. We understand, that the •accumulated funds of this society amount to about £ 450. The present number of members being two hundred.

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