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ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES OF THE MAILS. Arrives at Departs Aberystwith The London Mail, via Shrewsbury 6-J p. m. 8 a. m- The Cheltenham Mail, viaHereford 8 p. m. 6 a. m. The Carmarthen & South Wales 4! p.m. 9. a. m. The delivery of Letters commences at 30 mi,nutes after the arrival of the London Mail, and 20 minutes after the arrival of the other Mails. ABERYSTWITH TABLE OF DISTANCES. DISTANT FROM Miles. DISTANT FROM Miles. Aberaeron 16 London, by Birmingham 225 Devil's Bridge 12 London, by Worcester.. 207 Hafod 15 Machynlleth 18 Lampeter. 27k Plinlimmon 16 Lampeter, by Aberaeron 29 Rhayader, by Devils\gj Llanidloes, by Devils"! Bridge J Bridge J Rhayader, by new road 32 Llanidloes, by new road 28 Towyti, acrossthedovey 15 London, by Ross. 210 Tregaron 18 TIDE TABLE. MOONS' AGE. New, 27th day. 6h. 44m. morn. High Water at Aberystwith in the ensuing week. H. M. H. MJJ Saturday, Aug. 22nd 3. 16. Tuesday, Aug. 25th 6. 0- Sunday, Aug. 23rd 4. 12. Wednesday Aug. 26th 6. 45_ Monday, Aug. 24th 5. 10. Thursday, Aug. 2/th 7. 30. H. 1\1. Friday, Aug. 28th 8. 15. ABERYSTWITH INFIRMARY. Patients admitted for the week ending 20th day of Aug. 1840, Out Patients 3 Discharged In Patients 0 Total on the Books 60 Out Patients 56 In Patients 4 Visitor for the week, James Davies, Esq. Dr. Rich. Williams, Physician, John Philipps Esq. Surgeon. H. Humphreys (Chemist) Secretary.
SATURDAY, AUG. 22nd, 1840. THE past week has been so wholly allotted to the votaries of pleasure, and the amusements Have been so numerous and diversified, that, for the time, all reflection on passing events, which are occupying the attention of the Country at large, has been deferred, and the majority of our friends and visitors have been occupied in participating in the enjoyments provided for them, by the caterers for public amusement according to their several tastes. First in order, and most important in results, have been the Races-those Sports of olden time, olden, indeed, for we never see an announcement of a race meeting without being carried back to the g "I Isthmian Games, when the racers, the Corin- thians, underwent as severe a system of training as the Horses of our day are submitted to. It is not our intention to discuss the pros and cons on the utility of keeping up races as a national sport ;-certes, our breed of horses, the envy and emulation of the world, would not have arrived at their present state of superiority, but for the encouragement and support rendered even by Kings, to the breeders of Blood Horses; the result of such support and encouragement being the pre-eminence attained by the British Cavalry, so evident throughout the Peninsular War. Next in excitement to the Races, comes the Cricket match. This is perhaps, one of the most manly games played, calling into action the human frame and developing its muscular power; while fashionable Assemblies and Balls, during the week, have offered the happy opportunity of bringing together the Ladies to unite in giving the proper tone and character to all elegent modes of recreation and amusement. The lover, too, of field sports, not fagging across the Moors, yet still anxious to get his hand in" by the First of September, has had oppor- tunities of enjoying good Snipe-shooting, with which the immediate neighbourhood of Aber- ystwith abounds and in the Evenings, the Theatre has been opened for the patrons of the histrionic art:—but although the week is draw- ing fast to its close, it would appear that the attractions of this seat of health, are not at an end, balls, suppers, concerts, and games are still in store, and the increasing numbers of Visitors enliven the scene, and give fair source of con- gratulation on the growing prosperity of the Town. Esto perpetua. Archery Society.-Tuesday last being so very unfa-
vorable as to the weather, the Society did not assemble on the ground, but fixed to meet for the purpose of shooting on Saturday (this day.) Cricket Club The match between Eleven Uni- versity Gentemen, (whether Members of the Club or otherwise) and Eleven of the other Members came off yesterday, and the weather proving so remarkably fine, numbers were attracted to the field to witness the struggle for the palm we give a return of the play, by which it will be seen that the University Gents, were victorious, winning by 8 runs. The play was throughout really good, but the bowling and fielding were particularly excellent. The return match is fixed to come off on Monday next. We have heard with much pleasure, that the Members of the Club intend, with their usual spirit, giving a Ball and Supper at the public rooms, on Tuesday evening next; we may congratulate our fair friends on this treat in store for them, as, we feel assured, the gallantry of the Gentlemen of the Cricket Club, will induce them to make all the appointments, for the occasion, in a style difficult to surpiss.-Tlie Anniversary din- ner of the Members of the Club takes place this day at Six o'Clock, at the Gogerddan Arms Hotel. UNIVERSITY FIRST INNINGS. Mr. Mostyn Pryce bowled J. P. Pryce I Mi-. W. Morgan bowled Frederick Philipps 8 Mr. R. Morgan run out 1 Mr. Surtees bowled J. P. Pryse 5 IViv. Bates bowled C. Adams I Ml-. Alfred Stephens bowled J. P. Pryse Mr. Jones bowled George Jeffreys, Jun. 1 MI.. Cuinmings bowled Frederick Philipps 0 Mr. Croker not out 7 Mi-. Burrowes bowled George Jeffreys, Jun. 0 Mi-. Waters bowled C. Adams 1 Byes 3 Wide Balls 2 Total -31 SECOND INNINGS. Mr. Mostyn Pryce c. Gwynne b. Frederick Philipps 0 Mr, W. Morgan c. J. P. Pryse b. Frederick Philipps 13 Mr. R. Morgan bowled Fredei-icli Philipps 4 Mr. Surtees bowled J. P. Pryse 0 Mr. Bates bowled C. Adams 1 Mr. Alfred Stephens bowled Frederick Philipps 0 Mr- Joties stumped out J. P. Pryse 11 Mr. Cummings bowled Frederick Philipps 6 Mr. Croker bowled C. Adams 1 Mr. Burrowes not out 0 Mr. Waters bowled Frederick Philipps 0 Byes -2 Wide Balls 3 41 First Innings 31 Total 2 MEMBERS OF THE CLUB.—FIRST INNINGS. Mr. George Jeffreys, Jun. bowled W. Morgan 0 Mr. J. P. Pryse bowled W. Morgan 0 Mr. Frederick Philipps not out 4 Mr. J. B. Lloyd Philipps bowled R. Morgan 0 Mr.Utterson bowled W. Morgan 1 Mr. Charles Jeffreys bowled W. Morgan 0 Mr. C. Adams bowled W. Morgan 0 Mr. A. L. Gwynne bowled W. Morgan 7 Mr. Willoughby Miller bowled R. Morgan 0 Mr. Jeffreys leg before wicket 0 Mr. Edward Jeffreys bowled R. Morgan -4 Byes 6 Wide Balls 2 Total 24 SECOND INNINGS. Mr. George Jeffreys, Jun. c. Cummings b. W.Morgan 22 Mr. J. P. Pryse bowled R. Morgan 2 Mr. Frederick Philipps run out 0 Mr. J. B. Lloyd Philipps c. Mostyn Pryce b. R. Morgan I Mr. Utterson leg before wicket 0 Mr. Charles Jeffreys ran out I Mr. C. Adams not out 2 Mr. A. L. Gwynne bowled R. Morgan 0 Mr. Willoughby Miller c. Mostyn Pryce b. R. Morgan 0 Mr. Jeffreys c. Surtees bowled R. Morgan- 0 Mr. Edward Jeffreys bowled R. Morgan 6 Byes 5 Wide Balls 1 40 First Innings 24 Total 64 The Race Ball and Supper.-This Ball, which took place on Wednesday evening, was as brilliant an affair as any preceding one on a similar occasion. Soon after 9 o'Clock upwards of 120 of our principal families and visiters assembled in the Ball room, and at ten the first set of quadrilles was formed; the dancing continued till one, when the Supper rooms were thrown open, and the appearance of the tables covered with the delicacies of the season, and the supply of wines and sparkling champagne all of the first class, drew forth repeated high and just encomiums on the