To the Subscribers to the Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire Infirmary. •MY LORDS, LADIES, AND GENTLEMEN-, A S the recent death of the late Mr. Reece, Consulting Surgeon tx. to the Glamorganshire and Monmouthshire Infirmary, will, in all probability, be-followed by a change in the present surgical staff .of that Institution, and as an active canvass of the subscribers has been already commenced, I take the liberty of respectfully re- questing the favour of your support, as a Candidate for the office of Surgeon in Ordinary, whenever the expected vacancy shall occur. With regard to my professional qualifications, I may be per- mitted to state that my professional education was received in the JScUyoU of London, Bristol, Paris, and Edinburgh that I gradu- ated in ieine in the last-named University, and that I hold the diplomas of the London College of Surgeons and tHe Apothecaries Company. Soon after passing my examinations, I became: House Surgeon to the Bristol Infirmary, and filled that responsible office for several years, with gratifying testimonials of approbation from the Sub- scribers at large, as well as fiom the Committee and Faculty of the House. I trust that the assurance of adequate qualification afforded by the experience thus necessarily acquired, as well as by an extended professional education, will, on this occasion, secure to me the support of the Subscribers to the Infirmary of my native town. I am, my Lords, Ladies, and Gentlemen, h Your very obedient servant, C. R. VACHELL, M. D., EDIN. Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, &c. Cardiff, July 18th, 1850. DAGTJEBRE-PHQTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS: TRUE TO NATURE. MONSIEUR JACQUIER HAS the honour to announce, that, in compliance with the re- quest of several distinguished families in Glamorganshire, he has opened for a short season, his PHOTOGRAPHIC ROOMS, At Mr. E. JENKINS', Crockherbtown, Cardiff, Where he respectfully solicits the visits of the Nobility, Gentry, and Public generally, to an inspection of Portraits taken upon the Photographic System, the accuracy of which cannot be questioned in the slightest degree, every lienament and expression of the features, and actual appearance of the sitter, being as faithfully and exactly taken as could be represented in a mirror. The tedium of long sittings, under the old system of portrait painting, is here altogether obviated-a few minutes only, being sufficient to obtain a portrait as true to Nature as Nature's self. The pleasing gratification of possessing the EXACT portraiture of a beloved child, or children, wife, husband, father, mother, sister, brother, dear relative, or friend, in faithful and enduring colours, handsomely set in Morocco frames and glass, at prices coming within the reach of all classes, may be realised in a few minutes, through the agency of this unerring system of copying nature in her very mould and expression. MONS. JACQUIER will be happy to exhibit specimens of fas art, and testimonials with which he has been honoured by the Nobility, Clergy, and Gentry of Cheltenham, Bath, Bristol, Clifton, Newport, &c., &c., to those who may be pleased to favour his rooms with a visit. MINIATURES, OIL PAINTINGS, ENGRAVINGS And every description of still life reduced to the smallest scale in copies of the utmost exactness, on greatly-reduced terms. The Art taught 9" Apparatus supplied at moderate charges. Rooms open from Ten to Five and each Commission executed in ten minutes. TAFF YALE HAlLWAY COMPANY, GENERAL HALF YEARLY MEETING. "VTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the next GENERAL t\i HALF-YEARLY MEETING of the PROPRIETORS of this Company, will be held, pursuant to Act of Parliament, at the WHITE LION HOTEL, Broad-street, Bristol, on FRIDAY, the SIXTEENTH day of AUGUST next. The Chair to be taken at Two o'clock precisely. WALTER COFFIN, Chairman. NOTICE IS HEREBY FURTHER GIVEN, That the Books kept for the Registration of Transfers, will be closed from THURSDAY, the EIGHTH day of AUGUST next, until after the holding of the said General Half-yearly Meeting. E, KENWAY, Cardiff, July 29, 1850. Secretary. CARDIFF FREEHOLD LAND SOCIETY, OFFICE, No. 6, CASTLE-STREET. H1HE members of this Society are informed that their SUB- JL SCRIPTIONS, will be received at the Society's Office, on MONDAY, July the 1st, and every succeeding Monday, between the hours of seven and nine p.m. Persons desirous of becoming members are requested to apply to the Secretary. Those persons who have already paid their entrance fee, are re- quested to send in their names and addresses in full to the Secretary, that they may be properly enrolled as members of this Society. The Committee are prepared to receive proposals for the purchase of any Eligible Freehold Property.—All communications to be addressed to Mr. PETER PRICE, Secretary, 8. Working-street. THE CARDIFF STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY'S FAST SAILING STEAMER I "TALIESIN," (D. DAVIS, COMMANDER) IS intended to ply between CARDIFF AND BRISTOL during the Month of AUGUST, 1850, as follows :— CARDIFF, FROM THE BUTE DOCKS, Thursday 1 9} morning Saturday, 3 11 ditto Tuesday, 6. 2 afternoon. Thursday, 8 5 morning Friday, 9 5 afternoon Monday, 12. 7 morning Wednesday, 14 8& ditto Friday, 16 11 ditto Monday, 19 2 afternoon Wednesday, 21 3 ditto Friday, 23 5 morning Saturday, 24 5- ditto Monday, 26 6 morning Wednesday, 28 7 ditto Friday, 30 8.} ditto FROM BATHURST BASIS. BRISTOL, Friday, 2 11 morning Monday, 5 2j afternoon Wednesday, 7 • ditto Thursday, 8 5 ditto Saturday, 10 7 morning Tuesday, 13 9 ditto Thursday, 15 104 morning Saturday, 17 1 afternoon Tuesday, 20 4 ditto Thursday, 22. 5 ditto Friday, 23. 5 ditto Saturday, 24 6 ditto Tuesday, 27 71 morning Thursday, 29 9 ditto Saturday, 31 10 ditto FARES. Cabin, .3s. Deck, Is. 6d. To and Fro from Cardiff-8th, 23rd, and 24th. FARES TO AND FRO.-Cabin, 4s; Deck, 2s.—Children half-price. t For further Particulars apply to Mr. THOS. JOHN, Agent, Pac ket Office, on the Wharf, or at the Bute Docks, Cardiff; or to Mr. R. H. JOHNSON. Clare-street Hall, Marsh-strept, Bristol. fioodi hauled to and from the Packet at the Company's Expense. N. B.-No fees to Porters. THE RAILWAY HOTEL, CARDIFF, IS pleasantly and healthily situated, within throe minutes' walk from the centre of the Town, having on each side detached Villas— in front a well-laid Nursery Ground—a romantic view of the WELSH MOUNTAINS—adjoining the TAFF VALE RAILWAY STATION, and is the only convenient Hotel in Cardiff for the transit of Passengers intending to go by the BRISTOL STEAM PACKETS AND SOUTH WALES RAILWAY, to and from which an OMNIBUS is continually running. Families and Gentlemen visiting this neighbourhood will find this a quiet and comfortable House, combined with moderate charges.—Horses, Flys, &c., &c.; Shillibier's Patent Funeral Carriage, let on hire good Stabling and Lock-up Coach-house. J. W. cannot let this opportunity slip by without thanking his numerous friends for their kind support and begs to state that he intends, about the middle of August, running a Two-horse Omnibus from the Railway Hotel to the Bute Docks six times a day, taking the route of the South Wales Railway Station. Fares:—Inside 3d.; Outside 2d. J. WINSTONE, PROPRIETOR. Railway Hotel, Cardiff, June 27, 1850. :*■«—rs — — DELIVERED CARRIAGE FREE TO ALL PARTS OF ENGLAYD. TEAS AT WHOLESALE PRICES. TEA WAREHOUSE, 2, BUCKLERSBURY, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON. til?Publicum TlliDli 1KB. a Wholesale Scale, it is necessary to have wholesale appliances. In conformity with these ideas, our locality was chosen in a bye thoroughfare, where space and accommodation are sufficient to carry on trade to any extent, but without those merciless and enormous expenses inseparably attached to retail shops in prominent situations, whereby an extravagant profit is rendered necessnrv Henf e its will be seen that we are m a position to supply the Public e* best 'and most economical term* -in let toS -1st W bv which all intermediate profits are saved. I he immense variety of Teas now imported into this country, demands the-most scrutinisinJ caution. In this we have considerable advantages, as from the extent of our trade we are enabled to employ L m'alifiLra l quotations J 13 ^refully selecting, tasting, and appropriating Teas for consumption The following areour present Black Teas. 1. d. Common Tea 2 8 (The duty on all being 2s. 2^d., renders comment on the quality of this Tea unnecessary.) Sound Congou Tea 3 0 (A good, useful Tea for economical and large consumers.) Strong Congou Tea 3 4 (A Tea very much approved of.) Fine Souchong Tea 3 g (Pekoe flavour. Strongly recommended.) Fine Pekoe Souchong 4 0 (This Tea is more in repute than any other; it is a very superior Tea.) Finest Pekoe Souchong 4 4 (This is a high class Tea.) Finest Lapsang Souchong 5 0 (This is a rare Tea, very scarce, of an extraordinary flavour.) „ „ Green Teas. s, d. Common Green 3 0 Young Hyson 3 4 (This will mix with the 3s. Black.) Fine Young Hyson 3 g (We recommend this with the 3s. 4d. Black.) Superior Young Hyson. 4 0 Fine Hyson 5 0 Gunpowder Tea 4 4 The Finest Young Hyson 5 0 (This is fit for any use.) Fine Shot Gunpowder g 0 The Finest Gunpowder Imported 7 0 Coffees. The Coffee market is very uncertain-prices changing daily. We quote the present prices s. d. Fine Ceylon Coffee 1 Q Fine Plantation (reepmmended) 1 2 Finest Java Coffee (superior Coffee) 1 4 s. d. Finest Cuba Coffee (strongly recommended) 1 6 Finest Mocha Coffee 1 8 Our Coffee is roasted by the latest improved patent machinery. Much discussion having recently taken place in Parliament about Chicory, we are induced to keep on sale the best imported, at 8d. per lb., for those who prefer its admixture. Having briefly alluded to the principle on which we conduct our business, we respectfully solicit the attention of Hotel Keepers, Schools, and all Large Establishments, who wi}l derive considerable advantages from these arrangements.—Note. TEAS ARE DELIVERED CARRIAGE FREE TO ANY PART OF ENGLAND, when the quantity ordered exceeds sixpounds; but the trtàgè of Com is not paid unless accompanied by Tea. Returning our best thanks for past favours, we refer to our system of business as a satisfactory inducement for your further patronagc and recommendation. 2, Bucklersbury, Cheapside. MANSELL, HORNE & Co. P.S. Agents are appointed in every T»um and Village. Respectable Persons only will be treated with. COUTH WALES RAILWAY. — ALTERATION OF TRAINS O On and after -the 27th JULY, the TRAINS on this Railway will start as under:- DOWN TRAINS. WEEK DAYS. I SUNDAYS. Mail. 1st & 2nd T• „ „ „ „ 1st & 2nd Mail. 1st & 2nd 1st & 2nd Distances. STARTING FROM 1st & 2nd and. ls* & 2nd ls* f2nd and 1st & 2nd and and Class. Pavly. Uass- Uass" 3rd Class. Class. 3rd Class. Parly. Miles. P.M. A.M. A.M. P.M. Paddington 855 —— —— 950 1015 855 A.M. A.M. Noon. P.M. P.M. A.M. A.M. P.M. 0 Chepstow 4 45 7 15 12 0 4 30 7 30 4 45 7 0 7 0* 5 Portskewet 7 27 12 12 742 7 12 712 17 Newport 520 758 1240 5 0 810 520 743 743 29 Cardiff. 545 8 23 1 5 520 835 545 8 8 8 8 40 Llantrissant, for Cowbridge 6 7 846 128 540 8 58 6 7 8 31 8 qi 49| Bridgend 6 35 9 6 1 48 6 0 9 18 6 35 8 51 8 5 $!>f py!e 9 36 2 13 6 20 9 43 9 21 9 91 614 Port Talbot 7 0 9 51 2 27 6 34 9 57 7 0 9 36 9 67 7 If 10*6 2 42 ^44 1012 715 -961 SI? Ticket Platform at Landore 75 Swansea 745 1045 3 15 7 15 11045 745 1030 1030 UP TRAINS. WEEK DAYS. SUNDAYS. 1st, 2nd 1,,+and 2nd 1st and 2nd 1st, 2nd, 1st, 2nd, Mail 1st, 2nd Distance. STARTING FROM and Class Class 1st and 2nd and and 1st and 2nd and 3rd Class. Class. Parly. 3rd Class. Class Parly. A.M. A.M. r. m. P. M. P. M. A. M. P. M. P. M. 0 Swansea 70 10 0 20 5 15 70 70 515 70 Ticket Platform at Landore.. — —— < 8 Neath. 735 10 25 230 5 35 7 30 735 5 35 735 0 13! FortTalbot. 7 50 10 35 244 5 47 7 44 7 50 5 47 7 50 191 Pyle 8 13 10 50 3 5 —— 8 5 8 13 8 13 254 Bridgend. 8 36 11 5 326 6 17 826 8 36 6 17 8 36 35 Llantrissant, for Cowbridga 9 6 11 29 357 6 45 8 57 9 6 6 45 9 6 46 Cardiff 9 31 11 51 4 18 7 7 9 18 9 31 77 9 31 58 Newport 9 55 12 13 4 40 7 32 9 40 9 55 7 32 9 55 70 Portskewet 10 19 12 35 5 4 8 5 10 4 10 19 8 5 10 19 75 Chepstow 10 30 12 45 515 8 15 10 15 10 30 8 15 10 30 P.M. r. M. A. M. A. M. Paddington 5 25 8 15 4 15 —— ——. 4 15 For further particulars see the published Time Books and every information may be procured on application at the Stations on the Line. ADMISSION FREE. OPEN EVERY EVENING. THE BUTE SALOON, BUTE-STREET, CARDIFF. Proprietor, Mr. W. TAYLOR. II/TR. TAYLOR most respectfully begs leave to inform his LVL Patrons, Friends, and the Public generally, that no expense hasbeen spared to render the Entertainments of his Saloon worthy the attention of the lovers of harmony; and in order further to add to its attractions, he has engaged the following talented company —Miss E. CLIFFORD, of the Liverpool, Dublin, and London Concerts. This much admired Sentimental and Characteristic Vocalist will appear each evening, and sing most of the popular songs of the day. Miss E. GUEST, the Morning Star. Mr. T. EVANS, the laughable comical Extravaganza and Buffo'Singer, late of the Royal Concerts, Belfast and Dublin. Mr. J. F. VAN BRAMER, the great Juba Dancer. The Concert will be under the direction of Mr. J. BEALE, Pianist.- Doors open at Seven o'clock, the Performance to commence at half-pastf CHEAP, LIGHT, AND DURABLE ROOFING. ("IROGGON'S PATENT ASPHALTE ROOFING FELT, J has been extensively used and pronounced efficient, and par- ticularly applicable for warm climates. 1st. It is a non-conductor. 2nd. It is portable, being packed in rolls, and not liable to damage in carriage. 3rd. It effects a saving of half the timber usually required. 4th. It can be easily applied by any unpractised person. 5th. From its lightness, weighing only about 421bs. to the square of 100 feet, the cost of carriage is small. INODOROUS FELT, for damp walls and for damp floors, under carpets and floor cloths. Price One Penny per Square Foot. CROGGON and Co.'s PATENT FELTED SHEATHING, for Covering Ship's Bottoms, &c., and DRY^ HAIR FELT-, for Covering Steam Boilers, Pipes, &c., preventing the radiation of Heat, and saving twenty-five ner cent' of Fuel. Samplès, testimonials, and fulf instructions, ou, application to CRQGGQN AND Co., 2, Dowgate-hill, London, TO BE LET WITH IMMEDIATE POSSESSION, tlif Long Established and well-known CARDIFF ARMS HOTEL, "L POSTING AND COMMERCIAL HOUSE. The whole of the Effects to be taken at a Valuation. For further Particulars apply to the EXECUTORS at the above Hotel. Cardiff, July 29, 1850. RHUDDLAN ROYAL EISTEDDFOD AND NORTH WALES MUSICAL FESTIVAL. NOTICE. THE Public are respectfully informed, that the RTIU, DDLAY JL ROYAL EISTEDDVOD is unavoidably POSTPONED until the 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th days of September, in conse- quence of the Gloucester Musical Festival taking place on the clays appointed for the holding of the Royal Eisteddvod. By order of the General Committee, RHUYONIAWC, Assistaut Secretary. Committee Room, July 13, 1850. TO MASONS, BUILDERS, & CONTRACTORS. THE PONTYPRIDD GAS LIGHT and COKE COMPANY are prepared to receive TENDERS for BUILDING-a BOUNDARY WALL to their WORKS, at Pontypridd. Also a HOUSE AND WORKSHOPS. PLANS and SPECIFICATIONS may be seen at the Office of Mr. HENRY BOAVEX, Engineer, Gas IVorks, Cardiff. Sealed Tenders, addressed to the Chairman of the Directors, to be forwarded undercover to MONTAGUE GRoyr. R, Esquire, Cardiff, on or before the 5th day of August next. The directors do not bind themselves to accept the lowest tender.
SWANSEA. SOUTH WALES RAILWAY, The London mail train, which leaves Swansea at five o'clock in the evening, took its departure on Monday last without either mail bags or the guard, and the mistake was not discovered until the train had reached Neati. station. The engine immediately returned to Swansea, and brought the guard and bags to Neath, and proceeded on tbeir journey, after a delay of twenty-five mintes. CAMERON'S COALBROOK STEAM COAL, AND SWANSEA AN;; LeUGHou RAILWAY COMPANY.-On :Monday the annual meeting of this company was held at the offices in Moorgate-street E. G. Winthrop, Esq., took the chair, when Mr. Ilowlei the secretary, read the report, from which it appeared tl-ii., the line of railway connecting the coal property of the compan, with the port of Llanelly was progressing rapidly, and w: expected to be finished by October next, when a large tra in the Cameron Coal, especially for steam purposes, was an: cipated. The directors having made a most favourable arranp ment with the contractor for the railway to Llanelly, urged u shareholders in arrears to pay their calls, to enable them liquidate the few remaining liabilities, when the compa. would be placed in a condition to commence operations un tl, most advantageous prospects for the shareholders. rj priited balance-sheet was exhibited, from which it appeal that the cash at bankers was £ 380 6s. 4d., and that varn. "LullS amounting to £ 42,583 7s. 8d., and placed to the debit the company, were open to objections and subject to arraL- ments now going on. A long discussion took place in iesi r. to the solicitor's bill not being included in the balance-sli but this appeared to have been caused by the neglect of solicitor, and from no fault of the directors, who had beei; a considerable period urging him for these bills in orut make out a perfect balance-sheet for the shareholders, J Chairman, after congratulating the shareholders on the favor- able terms they had made with the contractor, and their proved position as to liabilities, moved the adoption of T report, and balance-sheet.—Mr. Green seconded the mot:, which, on being put to the vote, was objected to by Mr. W. J. P. Cameron, one of the family of the granter of the ] perty.—The Chairman told the shareholders that Mr. Cutnb could not vote for he was not now a legal shareholder in t company, and that consequently the report and account* r be considered (their being no other objector) as passed un. mously (applause).—A protest against the claim of Cameron to vote, signed by the directors, was read lu meeting, by Mr. Howden, the secretary.—Mr. W. W. Coo regretted that an adverse feeling, should have been shown this occasion by Mr. Cameron. He had made enquiries Swansea, and had judged for himself, and the result he c to was, that there was not a more valuable mineral prop than this in the kingdom, and he now hoped to see unanimity between the shareholders and directors as w": L enable them to carry it on effectually (hear). The Chainr, said if Mr. Cameron had got himself into difficulties in re,; to this property, the directors would do all they could to him out, but he must not take up an adverse position, to in., the shareholders, for such a course would only tend to his injury (hear, hear).—Some unpleasant epithets having applied to Mr. Cameron on the part of several sharehoi and some further observations made by several of the dirt- as to the great value and prospects of this undertaking. effectually carried out. A vote of thanks was passed to chairman and directors, and the meeting separated.
PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT.—The Right Hon. the Sp"= r will give his official dinner on Saturday. August 3. ltisui; stood that Parliament is to be prorogued on the 15th of Au- THE Ecclesiastical Court of the Archdiocese of York is al) to be moved to ascertain the soundness of the doctrines held the Venerable Archdeacon Robert Wilberforce. In the cours, his aichidiaoonial visitation just concluded, he broached opin", (Puseyite) while delivering his charge, which the majority of clergy of the district believe to be unscriptural and oppose the teaching of the church. The archdeacon has expressed willingness to resign his office of teaching," in the event 0) being established that his views are heretical. Staniford M-erc, IT is intended to erect a memorial for the late Duke Cambridge. THERE was an enormous canflagration at Poole, in Dor: shire, on Friday night last. The total loss is reported t" c near 140,000.
•SIR B. HALL, To R. DDU ERYRT. SIR,—In reply to your letter of the 23rd instant, I b". n, refer you to Mr. Evan Jones, who gave me the anecdote wh. cited in the House of Commons. You say in your letter that you never wrote sermons 1 Deau and never were taken before a Dean for not maintai. your family. I presume, therefore, that so far as the office of Dean is brc: it in question, that I may have been misinformed — but I havt t i to learn that the substance of the statement which I math, —that you have written sermons for clergymen of the Estabh Church-and that you have been before magistrates is inco; I never stated that you were an Independent Uinister-1 said that yeu had once been a member of the Independent mination, and that you had preached. 1;r" v I beg also to refer you to a Pamphlet entitled Ngogledd Cymru," by Dr. Owen. Carnarvon, in 1847, p. 49. I. am