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MEDICAL.—Mr. E. J. Maclean has obtained with honours the degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Master of Surgery at the University of Edinburgh. CARMARTHENSHIRE INFIRMARY.—The Secretary begs respectfully to acknowledge the following amounts :—Collection at Christ-church, Y.5 10s Misses Hughes, Greenhall, three Bed-tables, and seven Illustrated papers; Mrs Finch, Flowers; Mrs Jones, Picton-terrace, Illustrated papers. THE UNITED COUNTIES HUNTERS' SHOW.—We are requested to remind intending exhibitors that all entries, including those for the jumping prizes, for the Hunters' Show, which will be held at Carmarthen, on Thursday, 22nd inst., will close to the Hon. Secretary, Kent House, Tenby, on Monday next. THE Maesgwynne hounds are in the market, and an effort is being made to get some gentle- man to hunt the county. A meeting will be held to-morrow (Saturday), at 3.30. p.m., at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen, to discuss the matter. VOLUNTEERS IN CAMP. About 30 of the men of H and I Companies of the lat V.B.. The Welsh Regiment left Carmarthen on Wednesday, under the charge of Sergeant Major Cooper, to join the portion of the Battalion in Camp at Haverford- west. DRILL INSPECTION AT THE GRAMMAR SCHOOL.— Captain Harries, Bryntowy, kindly inspected school drill at the Grammar School on Friday, and expressed himself much pleased with the boys' smartness. 1ST V.B. THE WELSH REGIMENT. -Orders for the week ending, August 17th, 1889. This detachment will parade in full dress uniform on Wednesday, 14th August, at 9 a.m. sharp, instead of 9.30., as ordered in the circulars, and proceed to Haverfordwest for the annual inspection of the corps. Company drill on Friday at 7.30. p.m., plain clothes. Club competition on Thursday, the 15th inst., at 2 p.m. G. A. HUTCHINS, Captain Commanding. COUNTY PETTY SESSIONs.-The County Petty Sessions were held on Saturday, before Messrs J. Lewis Philipps and C. W. Jones. David Bowen and John Wallers, for being on the licensed premises, Red Lion Inn, Llangendeirne, on Sunday, 7th July, were fined 5s. and 9s. 9d. costs.—Daniel Da vies charged by P.S. William Reeves, with being drunk and disorderly, was fined 5s. and 7s. costs.—At a special sessions on Tuesday, Henry Edmondes, for sleeping in a cart house at Ferryside, on the 5th inst., waa committed for seven days with hard labour. ON Monday (Bank Holiday), a trip was given by the Messrs Norton Brothers to all their Employes at The Carmarthen Brewery with their wives and children, numbering between 60 or 70 in all. The visit was to Llanstephan, and the weather, being fine all day, they amused them- selves with quoits, rounders, kiss-in-the-ring, and other rural sports to their hearts' content, and reached home at 9 p.m., having thoroughly en- joyed the outing. BOROUGH POLICE COURT. At the Borough Police Court on Friday, before Messrs J. Howell Thomas and John Lewis, Mary Smith, tramp, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in Woods-row on the previous evening. Defendant was discharged on promising to leave the town. -On Tuesday, before Messrs J. Hughes and W. R. Edwards, Thomas Thomas, Woods-row, mason, and William Dent, Jolly Tar Lane, horse dealer, were charged with being drunk and dis- orderly, and fined 5s. and lis. respectively, in- eluding costs.- William Da vies, Priory-street, and Richard John Williams, Elleston-terrace, two young lads, for wilful damage to a bench on Monument Hill, by cutting their initials on it, were ordered to pay the coats (3s.) LOCAL WESLEYAN STATIONS. The stations were confirmed by the Wesleyan Conference at a late hour on Friday night. The following are the stations in the locality South Wales dis- trict Llandilo, John Jones; Swansea, John Griffiths and John Thomas Llanelly, John Evan Roberts Lampeter, Thomas J Pritchard I Aberayron, John Rowlands; St. David's, Jacob Pritchard; Aberystwith, William Morgan and RobertRobibrts; Ystumkan (Aberystwith), John Roberts and John Humphrys; Machynlleth, Peter Jones and Thomas Manuel. -Swansea dis- trict Brecon, David Thomas and Hubert V. J. Angel; Carmarthen, Richard Evans Llanelly, Thomas Kirkby and J. Arthur Aldington; Haverfordwest, Joseph S. Pior and W. Lile Stove; Pembroke, David Barley and Wm. H. Parr; Tenby, George H. Camburn; Aberyst- with, T. Wynne Jones district missionary, George Eddy. PROPERTY SALE BY MR. JOHN FRANCIS.—Mr John Francis conducted a most important and successful sale of property at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen, on Saturday afternoon. Twenty-one lots were offered, and all save one were sold. The bidding was keen. The most important lots were :Felindre rarm and lands, Abergwili, 41a. lr. 34p., £2,400 and EIIO for timber, Mr J. S. Morris. In the parish of Llan- stephan, Cambrian House, with a slang of land known as Llain, la. Or. 27p., £ 125, Mr John Phillips, Llanstephan. Park Clomendy (accom- modation land), la. Or. lip., £ 150, Mr J. Phillips. Orchard Field, near Nolands (accom- modation land), la. Or. 35p., £ 150, Mr John Davies, Maesgwyn. Four fields of accommodation land (Penybank), 11a. Or. 24p., JB700, Miss Theodocia Davies, Maesgwyn. Penyback (house and lands), 29a. 2r. Op., £1,500, Mr John Jones, Castle Hill, Llanstephan. Two fields of accom- modation land (part of Penyback), 8a. 2r. 10p., R340, Mr J. Phillips, Parcyrhodin, la. 2r. 22p., 2105, Mr J. Davies, Maesgwyn, Parcycarreg- lwyd, 2a. 3r. 18p., £145, Mr J. Davies, Hatchy Hill, 2a. 3r. lp., Clio, Mr D. Williams, Llanybri. Maesgwyn, 6a. Or. 5p., 9250, Mr D. Williams. Parcquarry, 4a. Ir. 8p., £ 240, Mr J. Davies, Maesgwyn. Llain and Park, Llanybri, 7a. Or. 18p., 2225, Mr D. Williams, Llanybri. Cwmcelyn Farm and Cwmcelyn Marsh, 50a. 3r. lp., A:1,300, Mr Thomas, Pentrewyn. Pendesv Mill and land, 19a. lr. 13p., withdrawn at £ 1,200. CARMARTHEN JOINT COUNTIES' LUNATIC ASYLUM. -On Friday evening last, an interesting meeting was held at the Joint Counties' Asylum, Carmar- then, the occasion being the presentation of a' testimonial to Mr John Powell, L.R.C.P. and S. (Edinburgh), the senior assistant medical officer, who has just tendered his resignation, having determined to commence private practice at Barry, near Cardiff.—Mr W. Morgan Griffiths was voted to the chair, and said that in Mr Powell they had found an able medical practi- tioner, whose medical skill was of groat practical utility to those he then saw before them. He had also been of invaluable aid and assistance to those who were responsible for the maintenance of that large Institution. Dr. Hoarder would, he felt sure, much regret the loss of Dr. Powell. —Dr. Powell, who was much affected, said, in the course of his remarks, that he much regretted that his sense of duty had compelled him at that period of his life to choose a new home and he was very sorry to part with those who had shown him so much kindness.—Mr Benjamin Thomas, head male attendant, and Rev. J. Marsden, chaplain, bore testimony to the ability, kindness, and geniality of Dr. Powell, which had won for him the respect and esteem of all the staff at the Asylum, as well as the patients under his charge.—The chairman next presented to Dr. Powell a handsome gold watch which, he stated, had been contributed to by every member of the Asylum staff, and asked his acceptance of it as a token of the high esteem and regard in which he was held by them all. Dr. Hearder next spoke, and said that it was with great sorrow he had to say good-bye to Dr. Powell, who had been a valuable assistant to him during the whole of the time be (Dr. Powell) had been at the Asylum. Dr. Hearder paid the highest compliment to his medical know- ledge and surgical ability, and stated that the inhabitants of Barry might well feel proud of having so good a man settling amongst them. He wished Dr. Powell that prosperity and success which he was sure he would always continue to deserve by reason of his qualities as a medical man and his kindness of disposition and purity of life.

LAUGHARNE REGATTA.

CRICKET.

LLANDOVERY.

ABERGWILI.

ILLANDILO.

ABERAYRON.

THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN.

TREGARON.

CENARTH.

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