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Sir Warington Smyth, in his evidence before the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Woods and Forests Department, stated that the Crown had mines in Wales, Cornwall, Yorkshire, Durham, and Northumberland, chiefly under the sea. Asked by Mr. Williams whether the working of gold in Wales could be commercially successful, witness said that there was nothing like an alluvial yield. There were a great number of veins which were extremely uncertain in their yield but there were others which sometimes gave 6oz. or 8oz. to the ton of material and sometimes lOOoz. These spots were extremely uncertain, and were curiously scattered through the veins. If the operations were carried out by a skilful person, with proper economy they might pay but under the circumstances in which public companies were brought out, it was impossible for them to be successful as commercial undertakings. Where f 190,000 had to be given to promoters the interest to be paid rendered it im- possible that the company should succeed as a commercial undertaking. No concession the Crown could make could overcome that, A PARADISE FOR SHOPPERS. — It is said that Tangiers is a paradise for shoppers, as nothing is ever bought there in a hurry. The smallest pur- chase entails any amount of running from shop to shop and innumerable visits until the place of in- vestment is at last decided upon. The bazaars of Tangiers are tucked away in all sorts of odd nooks and corners. To some an entrance may be gained from the street, others from the court which occupies the centre of most Moorish houses, and again others are found in some remote corner up a flight of stairs. But when they are at last dis- covered, patience receives its reward, and foreign eyes are dazzled and delighted with the contents of these Moorish shops. Gaudy cushions and slippers made of the famous Morocco leather, embroidered scarfs, table covers, gauzy drab wraps, huge piles of rugs, and quantities of brass ware, Oriental costumes, scimitars, daggers, and long Moorish guns inlaid with mother-cf-pearl lie along in picturesque confusion, the whole set off by a floor of dainty tiles and perfumed by burning pastiles or attar of roses. The shopkeeper is attired in robe and turban, and, greeting his customer with a courteous air, the well- known formalities of Oriental traffic begin. That must be shopping as is shopping in the eyes of the woman, who spends hours on the purchase of a yard of calico and days when settling the momen- tous question of a new bonnet. ENGLISH AND FRENCH COOKERY.—A celebrated French traveller remarked the English have fifty religions and only one sauce. This, no doubt, show ignorance as to religion, but a great deal of truth as regards the sauce, which, probably, was referred to as the very innocent concoction of a white sauce consisting either of some flour, butter, and milk, or some bread and milk, both equally tasteless, and making the despair of foreign travellers in this country who are accustomed to good French sauces. The many English travellers going to the Paris Exhibition at this time will no doubt be struck with the difference between fine French cookery and the somewhat monotonous English cookery, and it may be worth while to ask what is the secret of the well- known success of French cookery. This secret is simply the "stock-pot," a preparation of concen- trated meat juice enabling the cook to give to all dishes-soups, sauces, and entrées-the fine meat- flavour which distinguishes refined cookery from coarse cookery. Many cooks, undoubtedly, know how to prepare stock, but in most cases the quality of such stock is too weak and insipid, and besides does not keep in anything like warm weather whilst, on the contrary, Liebig Company's Extract of Meat, being the finest concentrated meat-juice (lib. extract equal to 401b. best lean meat), keeps for any length of time, and in any temperature, and enables the cook to obtain the highest perfection in French cookery. The warm season coming on, this may be a hint to ladies and housekeepers. W. H. SAIES' IRONMONGERY STORES, TEITBY. (OPPOSITE THE CHURCH.) Authorised to issue FISHING LICENSES. 8 CO t;j t;j a;¡ _00 ;-4 a ..0 a;¡ <> a;¡ p;¡o C.) co c:-1" 00 a;¡ t;j OD á5 cp N 0 .§ | g> LAWN MOWERS by Follows and Bate, Green Shanks, and the Archimedeon. All at Store Prices for Cash. Special Machinery for Grinding and Setting Lawn Mowers as new on the Premises. 50yds. Wire Netting, 3ft. wide, 2in. mesh, for 6/9. Garden Arches, Iron Wheelbarrows, Garden Rollers Garden Seats, &c., in great variety. Fishing Rods from 6d. Fishing Tackle of all description. Special Flies for local waters. Rook and Rabbit Rifles for Hire. Just Published, Price 2s. 6d., VITAL TRUTHS AND OPPOSING ERRORS In the Words of Holy Scripture. By CLERICUS ANGLICANUS, D.D. WITH MANY WEIGHTY TESTIMONIES BEARING on RITUALISM. AND SOME NOTES. By W. CUST GWYNNE, M.D. LONDON: JOHN KENSIT, City Protestant Book Depot, 18, Pater- noster Row, E.C. To be obtained at FARLEY'S Library, Tenby. COTTESMORE, near Haverfordwest, to be Let, Furnished. Apply G. E. MASSY, Gumfreston Rectory, Tenby. Printed and Published by FRANK B. MASON, at his Printing Office, Frog Street, Tenby. Thursday July 18,1889.