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BRECONSHIRE. A W lUG PUBIC DINNEIL-The friends of Lloyd Vaughan Watkins, Esq. M.P. dined together, the hon. gentleman in the chair, at the Swan Inn, Brecon, on Thursday week. The entertainment was sump- tuous, circulars were issued, and active measures adopted, to give eclat to the festival ;—and sixteen persons sat down to dinner, to do honour to the honourable gentleman CHRISTMAS IS COMING.—That extraordinary fat cow, bred and fed by Mr. Tully, of Clyro, was exhibited at Brecon on Saturday last, to the ad- miration of hundreds. She has won several prizes at different shows, and is allowed to be equal to any cow in the kingdom of the true Herefordshire breed. She has been purchasad by Mr. Bright, of Brecon, butcher, and is to be slaughtered forChrist- mas market. BUILTH.—ACT OF BENEVOLENCE -Georg-e Holford, Esq. of Altmawr, sent last week to the ltev. John Price, of Builth 50 yards of flannel and some blankets for distribution among the poor of that place. It is due to the benevolent character of Mr. Holford to add, that this is his annual gift to the poor of Builth since he came to reside in the neighbourhood. s On the 11th of Dec. Morgan Williams was brought before 'he Rev. Archdeacon Davies, snd com- mitted to the county gaol for trial at the assizes, on the charge of Ann Kinsey, of the parish of Llanthew, for burglariously entering her house, and stealing certain articles therefrom, and afterwards by an alarming threat, extorting from her all the money which she had about her person. INQUEST.—On Tuesday, the 17th instant, an inquest was held before Henry Maybery, Esq. one of the Coroners for the county of Brecon, on the body of Llewellyn Pritchard, farm-servant to Mr. Michael Morgan, of Cantreff, in that county. The deceased was returning home from Brecon on Tuesday evening with his horses, which were geared together, and in attempting to drive the horses across a ford of a brook called the Cundrig, which was much flooded by the recent heavy rains, the horses were carried down the current to a foot bridge about fifty yards below. The deceased ran down to the bridge, and notwithstanding his being warned by several persons standing on the opposite side not to attempt the bridge, he still persisted in doing so; and while making use of his whip to extricate his horses, one of them got its head under the Ibridge, and by the shock, threw the deceased headlong into the water he was carried down a distance of about 300 yards, and upon his being picked up was quite dead his head was much cut by the large rocks over which he must have rolled,-A verdict was returned ac- cordingly.

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