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LOCAL AND OTHER NEWS In consequence of the stormy weather the s.s. Ianthe, from Aberayori to Bristol, was obliged to put into Fishguard harbour on Wednesday for shelter. Prof. J. Parry (University College of Wales, Aberystwyth,) delivered a lecture on Lime and Liming,' at the Hall School- room, Fishguard, on Wednesday in last week. Last Wednesday being the first day of Lent (commonly called Ash Wednesday), the usual morning service in connection with the day was held' at St Mary's Church, Fishguard, when the Rev Morgan Griffiths, Curate-in-charge, officiated. The annual February fair was held ,at Fishguard on Monday last. There was a good attendance of buyers, and a brisk demand for pigs, which were plentiful, at high prices. Mr G. H. Lawrence, Excise Officer, I'isbgogjd, has beou presented with a Sporting <Bits knife for a "Brief" sent in by him to that journal on a Police-court scene. We beg to draw attention to the Eistedd- fod advertisements iR another column. The programmes are nO\\T ready and may be obtained of the respective secretaries. On Friday night, when about a mile from Whitland Junction, the Pembroke and Tenby up mail was charged by a mad bull. The collision resulted in bu" ,;i'" ¡ht damage to the train, but thexi- ided bull was literally cut to pieces, Thomas Owen, a seaman hailing from Fishguard, was- convicted of stealing six tool baskets and two sweeping brushes from the steamer Bio Formoso, belonging to. the Bristol Channel Steam Packet Company. The, prisoner, who had been given a free passage by the (Jon. showed his gratitude by purloining the goods on leaving. He could not explain "how they got into his bag," and the magistrates sent him to prison for two months.— Western Mail. At the Quarterly Meeting of the Pemhroke- shire County Council on Tuesday, -held^&t the Temperance Hall, Haverfordwest, a suggestion was made that the Council should establish a refuge for shipwrecked mariners on Gr&ssholm Island.—It was stated that the Trinity Board were the people commissioned to put light on the island, and that the Council could not do anything in the matter. The suggestion was referred to the General Purposes Committee.—The island is the property of G. D. Harries, Esq.. of Llanunwas, Solva. THE CARMARTHEN MURDER.—Nothing has yet transpired with reference to the steps taken for the reprieve of Gesrge Thomas, the Carmarthen murderer, who is condemned to be executed on Tuesday next, Feb. 13th. Thomas's condition has not shown any marked change.

FISHGUARD.

1ST. DA VI D'S.

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