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REV. J. HARRIES, Calvinistic Methodist minister of Bethesda and Begelly, Pembrokeshire, has received a unanimous call to the pastorate of Graig C.M, Church, Pontypridd. PHARMACEUTICAL SOCIETY.—Mr T. Llewellyn, Cilgynydd, Login, took an honourable position in the last examination of the above society, and was presented with a medal. MARKETS, Saturday.—Butter The quantity of butter at our market was small, much less than last week, but was soon disposed of at from Is to Is 0fd per lb, Quality excellent. Cheese Several small lots on offer, and all cleared early at 27s to 29s per cwt. ENGLISH CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH GUILD.- Rev Edward Nicholas, of St Paul's Church, Swansea, delivered a most interesting lecture on Henry Drummond to the members of the above Guild last Monday evening. Mr Nicholas was heartily thanked for his services on the motion of Mr Henry Howell, J P., seconded by Mr W. Waters. The Rev D. J. Thomas presided, and there was a full attendance of members. < MR. E. COLEY EVANS (Mayor of Carmarthen) was present on the 22nd inst at a dinnr given by Sir Alfred Jones at the Howard Hotel, Norfolk- street, Strand, to Sir Augustus Hemming, governor of J dmaica. WE would remind our readers that the entries for the grand horse-shoeing competition at Shop- ntwydd, Lianrt"phan-road, on Thursday next close on Tuesday to Mr Wiliiam Thomas, hon. secretary, Shopnewydd, Carmarthen. From all accounts the event promises to be a most successful one, and no doubt large numbers of agriculturists and others interested will patronise the affair next Thursday. Mlt W, H. JOHN, of Kilmorey House, Solva, writes stating that a paragraph which recently appeared to the effect that the Rev T. Mavonwy Davies had, owing to ill-health, resigned the pastorate of Mount Zion Congregational Church, Solva, is untrue. Mr Davies has been granted six mosths lea ve of absence, and is taking an American trip, which, he has written, has already greatly tenetited his health. COUNTY POLICE COURT.—The Carmarthen County Police Court was held at the Town Hall on Saturday before Mr Dudley Williams-Drummond (iYl the chair), Mr C. W. Jones, and Mr J. Lloyd Thomas'. — P.O. Henshaw charged Henry Hall, of Pantycoed Parm, Irelech, with being drunk and disorderly. Fined 53 and 9s costs.—P.G. Morgan charged Eli Button, a travellihg hawker, with allowing two horses to stray on the highway. Fined 2s 6d and 6s costs. WEDDING AT PEIORDY.— At the Priory Con- gregational Chapel on Friday last a marriage was celebrated between Miss Harriet Jones, daughter of Mr Jones, 38, Priory-street, and the Rev J. O. James, Congregational minister, of Good wick. The bridesmaids were: Miss Elizabeth Jones (sister of the bride) and Miss Lewis, 141, Priory-street. The bridegroom was accompanied by his friend, the Rov D. M. Harries, Llanfyllin. who acted as best man. The ceremony was performed by the Rev E. Keri Evans, M.A., pastor of Priordy. asfeiated by the Rev E. II. Davies, Bethania, Cross Hands Mr and Mrs James left by the afternoon train for North Wales. OBITUARY.—We regret to announce the death and funeral of Mrs Mary Morgan, wife of Mr Thomas Morgan, woollen manufacturer, 44, Water- street. Deceased, who was 76 years of age, had been ailing for some yeare. When in enjoyment of health 6he was frequent in her attendance at Lammas street Chapel, where she had been a faith- ful member for nearly GO years. Deceased was interred in the Cemetery, and the funeral, which was a private one, took place on the 20th inst. The officiating ministers were the Rev David Evans, Lammas-street Rev W S Jones, Peniel and Ray D H Williams, Barry. On Sunday evening, the 26th inst, a funeral seimon was preached at Lammas-street Chapel by the Rev David Evans. A YALrABLE SUGGESTION.—A Correspondent writes:—Would a suggestion from me to-day be too Jate to be carried into force on the election night, viz., that the successful and unsuccessful candidaites should return thanks to the -electors from the balcony of the Town Hall, to save, all the disturbance and un- seemly rows in our streets until the small hours of the morning, to no purpose what- ever. Also, being Saturday night, it will greatly interfere with the business and the trade of our town, i1 you consider the above worth notifying, please give it publi- cation in your next, issue." A SPECIAL BOROUGH POLICE COURT was held at the Town Hall on Tuesday, before the Mayor (Mr E. Colby Evan-), and Mr James Davies. — Mrs Sarah Anne Lewis, of Towyside, waa charged with being drank and disorderly. P.O. Evan G, Davies said that at 9:30 pm. the previous evening he found the defendant sitting on a doorstep in Mansel-street. She was drunk and raising a dis- turbance.—Defendant said that she was drunk and had had a glass of whiskey she felt it overcoming her, so she sat down.—Supt Smith said that the defendant had been convicted once of drunsennesa and twice of using obscene language.-Defendant laid that Ehe had five children, the eldest fourteen and the youngest three.-The Bench fined her 108 inclusive. FUNERAL.—The funeral of Miss Sarah Jane Lewis, daughter of Mrs Lewis, Richmond-terrace (whose death we recorded in our last issue), took place at the Carmarthen Cemetery on Friday last. The Rev W S Jones, minister of Penuel, officiated. The mourners were Mr G J Lewis (brother). Miss Mary Lewis, Miss Bessie Lewis, Mist. Maria Lewis and Mrs Jones, London House (sisters), and Mr Jones (brother in-law), Mr Llewellyn, Swansea [ cousin), Mr Richard Owen, Neath (cousin), Mr James Lewis, Carmarthen (uncle), Mr John Lewis, Carmarthen (cousin). The bearers were Messrs George Thomas, George James, Howell Jones and Mr T Couwil Evans. Mr T Lewis, Priory-street, was the undertaker. CARMARTHENSHIRE INFIKMABT.—The" Secretary (Mr. Howell Howell) begs respectfully to acknow- ledge the receipt of tie 6s 6d, Gibeon Congregational Chapel, Mjdrim 41 118 Id, Blaenycccd Congregational Chapel; 18s, Penv- bot Congregational Chapel oE3 3s, Christ Church Carmarthen £1 189, Moriah Baptist Chapel, Minke 6s Id, St. Ishmael's Church, Ferryside Hs 2d, Llansáint Church; periodicals, Mr R M James (Bridge-street), Mrs Thomas (Priory-street), Mr C E Davies (King-street), Miss Hughes (Ty Hawddgar), Miss Latimer Jones (Elm Lodge), and Mrs Pooley (East Parade) 58 Od, Abergwilly Parish Church, Llanfihangcl-nwch-G wili, and Yspitty Churches £2 3d Od from St Thomas's Chnrch, Ferryside los 9d, St David's College Chapel, Lampeter. ORDINATION.—Mr J. T. Daviee, a student at the Presbyterian College, was ordained pastor of Elioi Park and Zion, Idole, Baptist Churches, near Carmarthen, on Tuesday and Wednesday, 21st and 22nd inst. The following ministers took part :— Revs T Thomas, Ynystawe D S Davies, Login E U Thomas, Catmarthen W T Francis, Llan- gendeirne; M T Rees, Meinciau B Howells, Gellywfn D Davies, Porthyrhyd nnd G Evans, Pensarn. The Rev D S Davies delivered the chage to the pastor, and the llev E U Thomas to the churches. A gift of £20 was given Mr Davies by his mother church, Login. The following ministers were also present :—Revs D Davies, Felindre J II Phillips, Amr^tn J Phillips, Puncheston G Hughee, Carmarthen J Evans) Penygraig, etc., and a large number of students. There were crowded congregations throughout, and very powerfuleermons were delivered. The friend of Mr Davies everywhere whh him every sucoess and God-speed, THE MUZZLING ORDER IN CARMARTHENSHIRE.— In the House of Commons on Monday, Mr. Lloyd Morgan asked the President of the Board of Agriculture, whether he is now in a position to stste when he hopes to be able to withdraw the muzzling order which is in force in the county of Carmarthen.—Mr Hanbury replied: The position of Carmarthenshire in regard to rabies is much more satisfactory than it was, no case of the disease having been reported since 6th of May last. I hope, therefore, that it may be possible for me, if no further outOreak occurs, to withdraw the order at no very distant date but as the honourable Member himself pointed out in Committee of Supply muzzling orders have not hitherto been attended with the same success in this County a. elsewhere, such orders having had to be re-imposed on three separate occasions, shortly after their withdrawal. 1 am anxious to take every precaution to avoid a similar occurence on the present occasion, and to be quite satisfied that the orders have done their work. RECHABITISM.—On Friday evening la.t, the High Chief Ruler of the Reehabite Order paid a visit to the town. A meeting was held in the Welsh, Wesleyan Schoolroom, kindly lent- for the occasion. The chair was taken by the Rev G. Bedford Roberts, pastor of the Church.; A racy and witty address was. delivered by Mr H. Weils Smith, the high chief ruler, who stated that the Rechabitea numbered over 300,000. As compared with the Oddfellows and Foresters, the Rechabites have lefts sicknfisv and longer avprage lite. The Rev Stephen Thomas, Blaenycoed. the district chief ruler, made a. stirring speech in the vernacular, about the need of 3, thorough revival in the temperance cause. Songs were rendered by Miss M. T. Thomas, Lammas street; and Mr W. Jones; and a recitation was given by Miss Florrie Hodges. Votes of thanks, moved by the Rev E. Davies, Mr W. Waiters, Mr G. J. Hodges, and Mr G. Samuel, conciucCed an enjoyable evening. MAYORS AT THE MANSION HOUSE.—Lord Mayors Mayors, and Provosts of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales, arrayed in all the glory of Court dress, and with breasts glittering with massive gem-studded chains and badges of office, assembled at the Mansion House on Tuesday night of last week, at the invitation of the Lord Mayor, Sir Joseph Dimsdale, Bart, M.P., and Lady Dims- dale. The reception took place in the long par- our, and was a picturesque function. The northern mayors and provosts quite put tbt ir, southern brethren i.1 the shade with the magnificence of their apparel. Some of the official chains encircled the neck of the wearer as many as four times, and the badges worn ranged in size from that of a shilling to the one worn by the Master Cutler of Sheffield, which was as large as a small plate. Each mayor wore his Coronation medal Wales sent many of its municipal chiefs, but Ireland had one solitary representative in the Mayor of London- derry. Altogether there were 1,200 guests, inpiu- ding the Mayoress, and the town clerks of provincial cit es and their belie". The Mayor and Mayoress of Carmarthen (Mr and Mrs E Colby Evans), and Mr H Brunei White and Miss Ethel White were present.