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WELSH CRITICS CRITICISED.
WELSH CRITICS CRITICISED. The concluding meeting; of tIe Menai Bridge Eisteddfod was held on Friday week, when the Lord Bishop of Bangor presided. Mr T. Morgan Owen, her Majesty's inspector of schools was one of the speakers. He eaid—in a certain sense we should imagine that Wales is a peculiarly happy country, because of its multitude of counsellors, advisers and critics (laughter). But, in another sense, we might be led to suppose that she is a very unhappy country, inasmuch as no two of these counsellors, advisers or critics appear to agree (continued laughter). Indeed, if these individuals had their way poor Wales would un- doubtedly follow the example of the weak minded old man who, in trying to please everybody, pleased nobody, and lost his jackass in the bargain (loud laughter). One man speaking concerning a Welshman, says he is "a conceited fellow another would exclaim upon seeing a Welshman, 0, what I a vainglorious man The critic ridicules our eisteddfodau and our habits, and scoffs at our aspirationp. We have also false friends, hollpw- hearted friends—(bear, hear)- who pat us on the, back when they address aWelsh audience and while j they are in Wales, and say, What a grand people the Welsh are; how noble, how ancient, how ( worthy of all praise But these very friends ( are silent when the Welsh are called" barbarians, t wretched, and uncivilised," in the House of E Commons. There not even a dog will wag his tail on behalf of poor Wales (loud cheers). If we Welsh were such soft-headed people as some would s have us to be, we should be more melancholy than J a Londoner under the influence of a November ] fog, and, like him, inclined to commit suicide ] (laughter). I shall not say anything concerning 1 eisteddfodau, as your bishop and others have ] delivered excellent addesses upon this subject. But I am anxious to draw your attention to the deeds < of our ancestors, in order that if there is any youth 1 present who is struggling amidst great difficulties, who is cast down or disheartened, he may be encouraged by the deeds of his forefathers to ] persevere and get on in the battle of life (loud applause). The recollection of such deeds will lire his brain, strengthen his arm and implant hope in j his bosom. I do not wish to speiik to you of ficton, but of historical facts (hear) Upon. reference to ( history it will be found that the Welsh have taken a most prominent part in three of the greatest events I that have taken place in this or any other country. I refer to the Norman Conquest,to Parliamentary Representation, and to the Refo:mation (cheers). Had it not been for the Welsh the Norman Conquest might have been delayed for years; indeed, it might not have taken place. I justify this conclusion thus, Griffith ot Wales was the son-in-law and the great friend of Algar, Eldor- man of Mercia. Again and again was Algar restored to his dominions by the Welsh —(cheers) —despite the efforts of the House of Godwin. Harold, son of Godwin, revenged this by invasions of Wales during one invasion he was supported by his brother Tosti. The Saxons were much weakened by these feuds and inroads (hear). A firm friendship continued to exist between the Welsh and the son of Algar. In consequence of this friendship, and also to revenge themselves upon Tosti, the Welsh took their part at the council of Northampton, where Tosti was doomed to perpetual banishment. When this doom was pronounced, then was rung out not only the death knell of the house of Godwin, but also of the Saxon dynasty (cheers). Tosti, wherever he turned his steps, raised foes against Eugland. He brought Harold of Norway to England. And the battle of Stamford Bridge again weakened the Saxon forces, and aho prevented Harold of England from meeting the Normans upon the seashore and preventing their landing (hear, hear). Thus it will be seen that the Saxons were weakened in the Welsh campaign; and that, owing to the Welsh, England was divided into two bitter factious, Tosti was banished, the Saxons weakened at Stamford Bridge and compelled to leave their southern coast undefended because they had been obliged to meet their Norwegian invaders in the north. But I have not yet done. The sons of Algar, strengthened by their Welsh allies, refused to meet Harold upon the field of Senlac. Had they joined him at the critical turn of that battle, the Normans would have been slain, captured or driven into the sea (applause). From these few statements, it will be seen that the Welsh took a leading part in that conquest, whose influence has become widespread (applause). I now pass on to the days of the only man who has been canonised by thepeopie.the only man whom the popular voice of his daylpronounced a saint, to the first Reformer, and the founder of Parliamentary reproeentaticD, to Simon de Montfort, Earl of Leicester, the I father-in-law of Prince Llewelyn (cheers). I dare venture to assert that had it not been for the help of Llewelyn, Simon de Montfort would not have been able to gain his end and summon hist, first Parliament (loud cheers). It would be idle to enquire into the innumerable benefits that have been conferred upon this country and through this country, upon the world in general, by the people being represented in Parliament by the people. Once more the Welsh figured in history. Upon the battlefield of Bosworth a Welshman was hailed King of England, and by Welshmen too (hear, hear). Upon that battlefield was raised a banner, invisible it might have been then, but visible enough since and upon that banner was inscribed in letters of fire two words Reformation and Protestantism (enthusiastic applause). I say again, that in three events, each of which revolutionised the world, the Welsh, our forefathers, took a most prominent part. And to show you that the Welsh of tc-day are not unworthy of their ancestors I shall refer to one or two modern events. Nut long ago a shock of sympathy was aroused in the laud by the tale that some men were entombed in the Rhondda valby (cheers). Everybody seemed anxious to do something to rescue these poor people (cheers). Never before had public feeling been more strongly excited on behalf of a handtui of human beings. From the 1 Queen upon her throne to the milk-maid, prayers j were offered up for their delivery (cheers). Aud while public sympathy was active upon the face j of the earth, what were these men doing in the, valley of the shadow of death ? They were s expressing their trust in their Saviour and their God by singing Welsh hymns (loud applause). < And I am convinced of the fact that the angels of heaven joined with those poor colliers in those c hymns (continued cheering). Again, we may well 4 contrast the conduct of those on strike in Merthyr T Tydvil and in Lancashire. Your bishop can bear me out, as he was at Merthyr at the time, or had d but shortly left the place, that during the month f of that strike the poor people of Myrther were well behaved (cheers). Notwithstanding the fact that their wives and little children were starving, not- withstanding all their miseries week after week, not a hand was raised against an employer or his subordinates—not a torch was laid to the buildings or dwellings of the employers—(cheers)—scarcely 3 a thing was done out of order—(eheers)—and these men went to their places of worship as if J nothing was the matter (continued applause). And why did they do these things ? I will tell yoa. Because we Welsh have something to keep, to guard, to protect with jealous care, and that is, the E honour of our glorious ancestors—(loud cheers)— B and we remember that we have in our veins the oldest and purest blood of civilised peoples (ap- plause. But we must not forget that it was the bravest, the best natured and the most religious "\1 people upon the face of this earth that sent their thousands of money to keep gaunt famine and lingering death from the doors of the sufferers in the great strike that it was the noble English people who rewarded the colliers and fed the poor of South Wales (cheers). No wonder, then, that the Welsh are proud of their Queen and her empire. In conclusion, I have only this to say, that if there are any English critics present I trust they will speak of ua as they find us, and not describe us in the words of sarcasm and of decep- tion (continued applause). Mr Samuel Morley, M.P., was the next speaker, and he tried to raise a laugh at Mr Morgan Owen's expense by calling him Mr Williams and then Mr J one. He remarked tl he had been in the R House many years, and that he had never heard a word spoken against the Welsh, and that if any H one dared to do so he would be able to give a very H gcod account of them (the Welsh). Mr Morgan Owen rejoined by stating that there M could be no doubt about his name as he had the honour to have a good old Welsh name. The terms, barbarians, wretched, and uncivilised," he observed, had been applied to the ancestors of the Welsh by Lord Francis Hervey during the debate on Sir John Lubbock's Ancient Monuments Bill. He sarcastically remarked, to the evident ainuse- H, ment of the audience, that doubtless Mr Samuel Morley and every other" hiend" of Waiea was H' absent from the House daring that debate.
I WORTHENBURY HORTICULTURAL SHOW. On Wednesday, the annual flower show of the Worthenburyand Threapwood Society was held in a field near the Rectory, at Worthenbury (kindly lent for the occasion by the Rev. T. H. Puleston). The ground had been mowed specially for the occasion. The exhibits were laid out in two special tents, and the specimens were quite equal, if not superior, to those of previous years. The day was moderately tine—better than was expected in the early morning, when the rain fell in torrents. The Nantwich yeomanry band was in atten- dance, and altogether, under the able management of the secretary, Mr W. R. Urmston, and the treasurer, Mr John Webb, all passed off to the satisfaction of the public as well as the judges, competitors, and others connected with, and interested in, the welfare of the society. The tents were very satisfactorily laid out, there being a good display of exotic plants, foliage, and flowers, as well as numerous British productions. Mr Harold Lees showed a large number from his conservatory. There was no class for needlework in the schedule, but t' e children of the Abenbury and Threapwood schools showed thit they wem b ing trained to be thoroughly useful in domestic life hereif,.er. A large number of alphabets had been worked in wool, and it was difficult to say which was the best. Stocking-knitting in various colours Wfts also displayed, shirts trilled and plain, and other articles of linen clothing were there. With regard to the fruits, though- not numerous they were satisfac- tory, especially the applea and apricots. In garden flowers, dahlian earned off the palm, roses being rather poor, but this is to be accounted for by the lateness of the season. In vegetable produce onions were the most numerously represented, and peag were fair. In the second tent Mr A. P. God-aI, of Isycoed Park, showed a vallota munata and a niphrolepsis exa/tata, as well as other exotics, and Mr R. Howard sent a llancifolium rubmm. and other plants of hothouse growth, but of course these were for display, not for competition. After the judges had completed their work, a first-class lunch was laid out at the Emral Arms by Host Alexander Allinsoa Armstrong, and afterwards a few formal toasts were proposed, it being remarked that this was the best dinner the society has over had laid before them. The following is the prize list:- AMATEURS. Six dessert plums, 1 Mr Samuel Preston, 2 J. Roberts. Six culinary ditto, 1 Mr John Webb, 2 Richard Richards. Six dessert poars, 1 Mr George Lloyd, 2 Mr Wright. Six dessert apples, 1 Mr J. Piggott, 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. Six culinary apples, 1 Mr Geo. Lloyd. 2, Mr S. R flail Six apricots, 1 Mr C. Richards. 2 Mr Richard Richards.' Three heads of celery, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr John Webb 3 Mr Wm. Huxley. Twelve pods of scarlet runners, 1 Mr A. Armstrong, 2 Mr i J. Roberts. Twenty-four pods of peas, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr John ( Webb. Twelve pods of bean, 1 Mr John Webb. 2 Mr J. Roberts. Two heads of cauliflowers, Mr J. Roberts. Two heads of red cabbage, 1 Mr Wm. Huxley, 2 Mr Chns. ( Richards. j Two heads of white cubage, i Mr Wm. Huxley 2 Mr Chas 1 Richards. Six roots or carrots, 1 Mr J. Roberts. 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. 1 Six roots'of parsnips, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. t Six roots of turnips, 1 Air U. Richards, 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. t Six roots of spring onions, I Mr Wm. Huxley, 2 Mr John Webb, 3 Mr J. Robert?. 1 Six roots onions (autumn), 1 Mr Samuel Preston, 2 Mr Geo. Moore. Six leeks, 1 Mr J. Robert, 2 Mr Chas. Richards, Twelve ssehalots, 1 Mr Wm. Huxley, 2 Mr Chas. Richards. Three lettuces, 1 Mr John Webb, 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. i Three plants of parsley, Mi. John Webb. Four beetroots, Mr John Webb. ] Six kidney potatoes, 1 Mr Wm. Huxley, 2 Mr Geo. Moore. Six round potatoes, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr Wm. Huxley. J Collection vegetables (six varieties), 1 Mr J. Roberts 2 Mr Wm. Huxley, 3 Mr John Webb. ( Cucumbers (two), I Mr Wm. Huxley, 2 Mr Wm. Richards. FLOWERS. 1 Six cut dahlias, 1 S. R. Hall. r Three cut dahlias, 1 S. R. Hall, 2 W. Huxley. Six cut roses, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr John Webb. 2 Six hollyhocks, Mr W. Huxley. Three phloxes 1 fr S. R. "hn, 2 Mr W. Huxley. Three gladiola MrJ. vYebb. r Fourstocks (spikes), Mr W. Huxley. Six asters, 1 Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr John Webb. Collection of wild flowers, 1 Mr G. Moore, 2 Mr Richard Richards. Four pots of window plants, I Mr A. Armstrong, 2 Mr W. Huxley. Six cut border flowers, i Mr J. Roberts, 2 Mr William C Huxley. Hand bouquet, 1 Mr John Webb, 2 Mr J. Roberts. Stand of eut flowers for table decoration, 1 Mr J. Webb, 2 Mr A. Armstrong. Two geraniums, Mr W. Huxley. COTTAGERS' CLASS. v Six apricots, Edward liujioy. Six dessert plums, 1 Edward Tinsley, 2 Edward Ankers. Six dessert pears, 1 Thomas Moore, 2 Jos. Manford. Six dessert apples 1 E. Tiudy, 2 Wm. Suckley. Six culinary apples, 1 T. Robert, 2 T. Mooro. t Three heads celery, 1 T. Metcalf, 2 W. ADkers, 3 Mrs Humphreys. N Twelve puds of scarlet runners, 1 Joseph Manford, 2 Mrs Humphreys. j Twenty-four pods of peas—1 J. Manford. Twelve pods of beans, I J Manford, 2 Mrs Humphreys. J j Two heads of cauliflowers, 1 Thomas Metcalf, 2 Mrs Hum- pl'.i-eys. Two hi ads of re 1 cabbage, 1 Mrs Humnhrevs, 2 Joa. Man- ford. Two whit-c cabbaze, 1 A-.iker-, 2 J. Manford. Six carrut;" 1 J. Manford, 2 W. Ankers. Six roots of turnips, 1 Thos. Roberts, 2 Joseph M.nford. Six roots of spring onions, 1 J. Manford, 2 T. Metcalf, 3 W, Ankt-rs. Six onions (autumn), 1 J Manford, 2, Mrs Humphreys Twelve eschalots 1 J. Manford, 2 W. Ankers. Three lettuces, 2 T. Hoberts. Two plants of parsley, 2 W. A nters. Six kidney potatoes, 1 W Ankers, 2 Mrs Humphreys. Six round potatoes, 1 W. Humphreys, 2 W. Ankers. Cucumbers (brace), 1 T. Metcalf, 2 W. Ankers. Collection of vegetables (six varieties), I T. Metcalf, 2 Jos. Manford, 3 Mrs Humphreys. FLOWERS. Six cut dahlias, 1 W. Ankers, 2 J. Manford, 3 Mrs Hum- phreys. Three cut dahlias, 1 Wm. Suckley, 2 W. Ankers. Four cut roses, 1 W. Ankers, 2 Mrs Humphreys. Six cut hollyhocks, 1 W. Ankers, 2 Mrs Humphreys. Four stocks, Wm. Ankers. Six asters, J. Manford. Six border flowers, 1 W. Ankers, 2 W. Humphreys. Collection of wild flowers, 1 T. Moore, 2 W. Ankers, 3 J as. B. Cross. Four pots of window plants, 1 W Ankers, 2 Mrs Humphreys. 3 T. Roberts. One fuschia, I Wm. Ankers, 2 Mrs Humphreys, 3 T. Roberts, Neatest and best cropped garden, 1 Jos. Manford, 2 Mrs Humphreys, 3 T. Moore. During the afternoon most of the elite of the neigh- bourhood attended, and dancing was kept up till a late hour.
EOSSETT FLOWEB SHOW.
EOSSETT FLOWEB SHOW. The third exhibition of the Rosset, Gresford, Pulford, and Dodleston Cottagers Horticultural Soeiety took place in Trevalyn Park (kindly lent to the society for the occasion by Captain Griffith-Boscawen) on Wednesday last. Two tents were pitched near the park entrance, one of which contained the exhibits of the cottagers, and the other those ofthe,amateursand professional gardeners. This is only the third season for the holding of the show, and it was confessed on all sides that Wednesday's exhibition excelled those of previous years. Receiving such hearty support from the gentry of the district, particularly from Captain Griffith-Boscawen, the society is certain to go on and prosper. It enjoys the patronage of the Duchess of Westminster, and its affairs are man- aged bv an influential committee with the Rev T. V. Wickham, as chairman, Mr B. S. Roberts, treasurer, and Mr E Babb. secretary. Under their supervision the arrangements were admirably carried out and the tho.v I was made in all respects a complete success. Iu the cottagers' class there was a large show of vegetables. The peas and beans were very good »ilery, excellent; carrots, poor and grubby eschallots, very fine; turnips, too large and coarse onions, good com- petition and magnificent specimens; potatoes, coarse and scarcely a sound one among them white cabbage, very poor, being grub eaten red cabbage, pretty good and plenty of them; collections of vegetables, numerous and some very good. Amongst the fruits were some'very fine samples 6f apricots, plums, and apples. Tht cut flowers were not of a high order: pansies, very middling- dahlias, very good; roses, of which there were four or five stands, rather poor and asters the same. The centre table was decorated with plants from cottagers and others, and were of a fine description. Mr Ralph, Wrexham Workhouse, and Mr Y. Strachan, seed merchant, Wrexham, sent contributions, and at the entrance of the tent was a nice collection of plants from Eaton Hall. On the whole the cottagers' class looked very well, and filled in as well as could be anticipated. There were 414 entries this year compared with 395 last year. For the prizes awarded to cottagers who kept the best regulated and productive gardens the keenest competition seems to have been at the Rosset, the other villages not making many entries. Mr E. Williams, Trevallyn, was deemed the best of the whole competitors and obtained the extra prize. The second tent contained the exhibits of amateurs, and professional gardeners. The entries were 155 against 82 last year, in class A. (persons who cultivate their own gardens without employmg paid labour) and 63 in class B. (persons who employ labour) against 52 in 1877. There was a slight falling off in the gardeners' entries. The collections of vegetables were certainly inferior ;0 those of the cottagers; coarseness of growth being the disparaging element. With the exception of a good dish of potatoes sent in by the Rev J. R. William, there was but a poor show. As ii the other classes the vegetable marrows were too old and large to be nice. Peas and beans were poor celery and onions much inferior to the cottagers' exhibits. Of the fruits, there was a fine dish of red currants, and apricots looked well, these exhibited by MrJ. Woolrich, Marford House, being greatly admired. The gardeners put in some fine collection of vegetables. Oa the centre table was taste- fully arranged an assortment of exotic and other plants. Mr Swetenham had a splendid lily anda fuschia General Townshend a very fine specimen of a fuschia, which took the first prize and stood about seven feet in height. Pelargoniams were particularly good for the time of year. The scarlet section was also good-the geraniums being fine specimens—well-trained; the first piize was deservedly awarded to the exhibits of General Towns- hend. The roses of this gentleman and those sent in by Mr Chilton were much admired. About twelve bouquets of wild flowers were put into competition, but they were all below mediocrity. Some cut flowers for tabe decoration was tastefully arranged by Mr A. Roberts, and seemed to be worthy of the first pr;z, though they only received the second. Messrs J. Dickson and Sons, Chester sent a collection of small plants and a stand of cut roses Messrs Rush and Yeats, Chester, a nice stand of piccotees, dahlias, geraniums, and other plants Mr E. Sweteuham ex- hibited two .vines in pots, each bearing a couple of bunches of fine grapes. The judges were,For cottage gardens: Mr Thomas Redington (gardener to Messis Rush and Yeats, nurserymen, Chester) and Mr J. Harriss (gardener to Messrs Francis and Arthur Dickson, nurserymen, Chester). For the flower show Mr H. Prince, (gardener to Mr John Scott Bankes, Soughton-ball, Northop), Mr T. Scott, Rosneath, Wrexham, and Mr Redington. During the afternoon the show was visited by most of the aristocracy of the district, amongst whom were the Duke and Duchess of Westminster, the Countess Grosvenor, the- Marchioness of Ormonde, Lady Cunl ffe aud party Mr aud Mrs O-borne Morgan and i.artv Mr, Mr? ard th-= Mi sacs Yurke and Mrs Cf>wpcr and pvfcv General Townshend, CJI. aud Mrs Towrs^tud and' party Mr and Mrs Biggo and p-trty Archdeacon and Miss Wickham Mr and the Misses Swetenham Capt. and Mrs Ford and party Mr and Mrs Pierce Mrs Meredith and party Rev, Mrs, and the Misses McGill Rev A. C. and Mrs Gordon Co). Gordon and party Col. and Mrs Jones Mr and Mrs Evans and party Mr and Mrs R. Frost and party Major and Mrs Scotland Mr and Mrs Low and party; Mr and Mrs Barker and party • Mr and the Misses Bateson Miss White and parry Mr and Mrs Scott and party Mr and Mrs B. S. Roberts and party Mr and Mrs Denton Mrs Costobodie and Miss Fielden the Misses Huinberston R v T. C. Streatfeild and party Rev E. Owen Rev T. Williams and party Mr and Mrs Acton Mrs T. Dixon Captain Williamson, Capt. Segram, Mr Griffith, DrGuthrie, 23 d regiment Mr Winter, 96th regiment; Mr and Mrs Chilton and party; Mr and Mrs Ffoulkes Mr and Mrs T. Lewis and party Mrs and M ss Sykes Mr Balfour and party Miss Boydell and party Miss Turner Miss Massie and party Mrs Burton Mr Savor and Mr Mont- morence; Mr Littledale Rev T. V. Wickham and pirty Mr Trevor Parkins; etc., etc. The prizes were distributed by the Duchess of Westminster, to whom a vote of thanks was proposed by the Rev T. B. Wickham. and seconded by Gaptain G. Boscawen, and carried with cheers. Mr Osborne Morgan, M-P., in proposing a vote of thanks to Captain Griffith Boscawen, for the magnificent site afforded, said he did not think there was a prettier sight in the world-from what- ever point looked at-than a cottage flower show. rhey had it on the highest authority that "Even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one )f the flowers they had seen that day, They in- troduced an element of poetry into lives not much ighted np by that sort of sentiment. The vote vas seconded by the Rev Mr M'GiIl, rector of Bangor, and carried with applause. The band oF he 96th Regiment played during the afternoon, Led in the evening for dancing. The following is the prize list:— COTTAGERS' CLASS. Six apricots, T. Reece, 3s; John Clough, 2s; Peter nnchett, Is. Six dessert plums, J. Davies, 3s; Stephen Randies, 2s • ?eter I inchett, Is. Six dessert apples, Peter Finchett, Ss W. Jackson, 2s; Andrew Wycherly, Is. Six culinary apples, G. Cathrall, 3s; T. Reece, 28; T. lntton, Is. Twelve culinary plums, J. Davies, 8s; W. Jackson, 28; S. tatidles, Is. Twelve gooseberries (heaviest), J. Clough, Gs; Edward Villiuma, 4s; W. Finchett. 2s. Dish of red currants, W. Roberts, 3s Edward Williains, s; Edward Jones, Is. Dish of white currants. Peter Fiuchett, is: Jo. Shaw, 2s. Scarlet runners, J. Clough, 3s; W. Finchett, 2s; E." vilhams, ts. Peas, T. Gillham, 3s; T. Brittan, 2s J. Shaw. Is. Beans, H.Williams, 3s J. Jones 2s; Andrew Wvcherley. Is. French beans, J. Robert#, 3s; J. Shaw, 2s; Q. Williams Is. Cauliflowers, W. Bennion, 2i, R< d cabbape, J. Jones, 3s; II. Williams, 2s; W. Roberts, Is White cabbage, G. Williams, & T. Benniou 2* • T button, Is. i Carrots, T. Brittan, 3s; J. Roberts, 2s; Edwin Jones Is. Eschallots. W. Robert! 3; H. Jones, 2s; P. Huphos h. Celery, T. Roberts, 3s; H. Edwards, 2s T. Clutton Is. .Turnips, T. Bennion. 38; K Williams, 2s; J. Club,), is. Onions (spring, T. Clutton, 3s; J. Roberts, 78 J. Shaw' Is Onions (autumn), W. Roberts, 3s; H. Jonef 28; E. Williams, Is; extra, W. Finchett. Rhubarb W. Finchett, 3s T. Bennion, 28; J. Robert, Is Lettuce, J. Shaw, 3s; E. Williams, 2,; E. Jones, Is Potatoes (round), J. Jones, -3s; J. Clousrh. 28 E. Tiylor Is. ^Potatoes (kidney-), J. Clubb, 3s T. Brittan, 2s; J. Clough) Colleetion of vegetables, J. Shaw, 5s; E. Williams, 3s; A Vychcrley, 2s. Vegetable marrow, J. Shaw, 3s; T. Bennion, 28; W. tobert-i, Is. Collection of herbs, J. Shaw, 3s; E. Williams, 2g; E., iones, 1.. » » PLANTS AKD FLOWERS. Borlerflo^1^ ls- V.-iPi'1! Finchett, la. r^nehetr, £ >VmiamS' 2*' L;; T. iijaiii, is, Clubb, 2sW 1 C }' J W. Hoists, Ss; J. Robertas PUDtS (two)j J" SiiaTV'> 53 11 Williams, 2s; W. Table bouquet, P. Finchett, Ss; J. Shaw, 2s F. Jones lg S iarra"ged llMd bou4^ of wild flowers, Shaw, 3d M. Finchett, 2s; J. Reece, ls. BEST REGULATED AND MOST PRODUCTIVE GARDEN, Rossett Parish, C. Williams, 15s C. Davies, 10s; T. Ben- nIOn, 53. Gresford Parish, Edward Jones, 10s. Pulford, Stephen Randies, 16s. Be°stlefn01) T-^illam' 15s Peter Hughes. ICs J. Hughes, 6s. extra parishes, E. Wiiliams, Trevallyn, 5s, AMATEUR (CLASS A). Persons who cultivate their own gardens without employing paid labour. Dessert plums, T. Hulinston, Is. Culrnary plums, J. Woolam, 2s J. Hutchins. Is. Dessert apples. T. Hulmston, 2s W. Mercer is. Culinary apples, P. Parry, 2s J. Taylor, Is.' Apricots, 1. Woolrich, 5s; J. Woolam, 3s. Red currants, J. Taylor, 2s J. Hutchins, Is. White currants, J. Taylor 2s. Gooseberries, J. Hutcbins, ós; J. Taylor, 3s; T. Hulmston, 210. Celery. J. Hampson, 3:; T. Hulmston, 2s. French beans, W. Mercer, 2s; J. Taylor, ls. rS/'t u'f0?' 33: J- Ta>'lor- 2s; T. Hulinston, 1b. Beans, 1. Hulmston, 2s; J. Hampson, Is. ^?KERS' J-HM^SOU, 2a; J. Taylor, ls. Red cabbage, J. Hampson, is; J. Taylor, Is. )) kltcr cabbage, J. Hampsou, 2s; J. Taylor, ls. Carrots, T. W oolrich, 3s; J. Hulmston, 2s; J. Taylor, Is. Turnips, T. Woolrich, 2s; J.Taylor Is. ^Onions (spriug;, T. Woolrich, 3s j'. Taylor, 2s; J. Hamp. Ouions (autumn), J. Hampson, 3s; J. Taylor, 2s; J. Hulms- tron, Is. Eschalots, J. Taylor, 2s; J. Hulmston, ls. Lettuce, J. Hampson, Is. kldn>"yJ,' J" Hampson, 3s J. Woolrich, 2s. ridi Is S Woolrich, 3s; W.Mercer, 2s; J. Wool- rich, Is. Cucumbers, J. Hulmston, 3s. Vegetable marrow, J. Hampson, 2s; P. Parry, Is. Collection of vegetables, J. llulmerstou, 5s; W. Mercer, 3s PLANTS AND FLOWERS. Dahlias, W. Mercer, 3s J. Hampson, 2s Roses J. Hulmerstou, 3s P. Parry, 2s. Hollyhocks. W. Mercer, 2s. Stocks, J. Hulmeraton, 3s Asters, W. Mercer, 3<; J. Hulme.-ton, 2s. Pot plant. J. Woolham, 2s. Pansies, \V. Msrcer, 2s. Bouquet of wild flowers, Agnes Matthews, 2s. AMATEUR (CLASS. B.) Persons viho employ paid labat, in tlte cultivation of their (jarden. Collection of fruit, Captain Griffith-Boscawen, 5s Collection of vegetables, Captain Grilfith-Boscawen, 5s; Rev A. C. Gordon, 3s; Mr Campbell, 2s. Collection. of potatoes, Rev J. R. Williams, Pulford. 5s; Captain GniniA-Boscawen, 3s Mr A. Roberts, Barnfield, 2s. DarvVl'"■\erS' cal>laiu Grriffith-Boscawen, 3s; Rev J. S. Vegetable marrow, Alr A. Roberts, 3s; Mr B. S. Roberts, 3S: Rev T. V. Wickham, is. PLANTS AND FLOWERS. Dahlias, Mr B. S. Roberts, 3s; Mr A. Roberts, 2s .• Rev A. C. Gordon, 13. Roses, Mr A. Roberts, 3s; Mr R. Magsey, 2s; Rev A. C. Gordon, ls. -A- C. Gordon, 3s Mr R. Massey, 2s Captain Gnihth-iiosc.iwen, is. Asters, Rev J. li. Williams, Os; Mr A. Roberts, 2s; Mr B. Massey, Is. Greenhouse plants in flower, Mr A. Roberts, 5s Rev A. C. Gordon, 3s. Stand of cut flowers for table decoration, Miss E. Barker, oS: Mr A Roberts, 2s; Captain Griffith-Boscawen, Is. ■*r iP'i'yj w' flowers, Miss Griffith-iioscaweu, 3s; Mira Chilton r' ls: extra prize, Miss Violet PRIZES FOR PROFESSIONAL GARDENERS. Greenhouse plants in flower, Mr Swetenham, Cam-yr-Alyn. 30s; General Townshend, Trevallyn, 15s. Pelargoniams, General Townshend, 10s Mr Swetenham, 53. 1 uschias, General Townshend, 10s Mr Swetenham, 5s. Zonale geraniums, General Townshend, Itls; Surgeon. Major Scott. 5s. Bouquet of cut flowers, Mr H. K. Aspinall, Hafod Alyn, 4s; Mr J. Sykes, Croes Howell, 2s. Melons, Surgeon-Major Scott, 3s Mr Swetenham, 2s Collection of fruit, Gen Townshend, 7s cd; MrJ. Sykes, 5s. Collection of vegetables, Mr J. Sykes, 7s 6d; General Townshend, 5s. Cucumbers, Mr J. Sykes, 3s General Townshend, 2s. SPECIAL PHIZES. Mr A. Roberts, Barnefelde, Rossett, offered some special prizes to gentlemen's gardeners, which were awarded as follows: — Roses, Mr Chilton, 5s; General Townshend, 3s: Mr H. K. I Aspinall, 2s. Dahlias. Mr H. K. Aspinall, 5s Mr E. Swetenham, 3s. Super of honey, J. Cunuah, 5s.
RESTORATION OF ABERGELE PARISH…
RESTORATION OF ABERGELE PARISH CHURCH. On the 7th and 8:h inst., a grand bazaar in aid of making up a deficiency of £ 900 in the funds required for restoring the above church was held in the Town Hall, Abergele, and which was patronised by most of the elite of the neighbourhood. Tuere were nine stalls presided over by the following ladies—No. 1, flowers and fruit, MrsLloyd Davie", Bryn Coch, assisted by the Misses Lloyd Davies, McE ven, Pjrivsallt and Black Blo-le.-No. 2, Mrs Phillips, Castle View, and Mrs Tanner, assisted by the Misses Edwards, Castle View; Groom, Ciistle View; j nes, Llanjerniew Vicarage and Sawden, Park Villas. No. 3, Mrs Weaver, Past Glas and the Misses Evanq, assisted by Mrs Jenkins and Mrs Isabel Thomas. No! 4, Mrs Evans, The Vicarage, as-ist.i by tha Misses Beckett, 2, Dyffryu Dulas Clough, Bila Davies 2 Uwchydon Colwvn J. L. Tibbitts, Waltcn, Dolforgao Hall, Wallop Halifax, and Williams.—No. 5, Miss Ca*- michael, assisted by the Misses Jones, Tanyfron, and Jones, C tmbrian Hotel—No. 6, Mrs Elliott, Kocke Cot- tage and the Misses Williams, Frondeg assisted by the M-sses B. tes and L>dge—No. 7, Pensarn stall, Mrs Humphreys, Cambrian Ho:el; Mrs Hannah, Breadelbane House the MUscs C. Tibbitts, Grenville Terrace Jones, Paik Cottage • Baiton, Bilgrave House r.nd Hughes, Pe>st-office, Pensarn assisted by Mrs W. T. Hannah) Higher Tiantnere the Misses F. Tibbiifs, S. E. Davies Meirion Andrews, Loudon ani Tibbitts, Tarn worth -No. 8, Mi.s o\.kc'll and the M-isses Williams, Chester- No. 9, refieshuoent stall, Miss Cannichaei, assisted by the Misses Jones, Llans.innan Foulkes, G:ove House Lee, Pensarn and Mrs Parry The art galLry was ably presided over by Mrs MoK>czie, w| 0 realised a good sun. The pes'office was conduced by M S M. Williams, Froudeg, and a ¡;ff of a^isicnis. The sum d I--reat credit to me I.tJi.-s who woiked vvjrli uutir ng industry in providing the articles displayed on their stall*. The following gavo valuable assistance in the raffling &c., which was briskly carr ed on during !he two days Mki Hughes, Kinmel Park Cjlcnel C,oke, Misses Lewis, Llanfair Vicatngj Misses J;¡!lle" Ty Gjbiith Mr D. J. Hoes, North and S^u'h Wales Bank Mr D. E. William?, North and South Wales B:uik Mr Jarmvn Professor Tanner, Mr J. Hannah, churchwarden Mr Williams, Frondeg; Mr. D ivies, Tuny Allt; Mr W. Templeton, &c., &c. Among those present we noticed the following-H. H Hughes, Eq., the Lady Forentia, and the Misses Hushes, Kinmel Park, and party J. H. Wynne, Eq. and Mrs Wynn?, Coed Coch Brownlow Wynne, Etq, and the M'scs Wrench and Lodge, Garthewin the Hon, Mrs S-ickville West and the Misses Sackville West, Bangor P. H. Chambr. s and Mrs Chambre, L'ysmeirchion Mrs and the Misses Cham- bres, Doibeu j Mr au-l Miss Mainwariug and Miss Lovett, Gallif-ena.i • Mrs and the Misses Wynne, Bronweudon Colonel Cooke, Colomendy Viscount Powerscroft. J. Oldfield, E-q., Ftarui; M Si Elver, Frarrn Mrs Beckett, D.-ffryn Dulas Mr< Henry Beckst', Dyffryn Duhs Mrs Morns, Bodhyfryd, Llaniulas; the Misses Chambres, Ty G:oes Llan.iulas Mr Walton, Dolforgall Hal; the Rev D. Ei-an,, Vicarage the Hev H. E. Meaton, Mrs, and the Mu-ses Heaton, Bettws-yn-liMos Vicarage, the Ii v E. Lewis, Mrs, aud the Misses Lewis, Llanfair Tai- haiarn Vicarjge the Bev J. D. and Mrs Jones, CJtwyn Vicarage; the Rv Isaac and Mrs Williams, B.on Pare the Rev J Mis, and Miss Williams, Minera Vicar. ge 't the Rev T. JWilliams, St. George Nicholas, Rhyl Thomas, ithyl D. L. Thomas, Llauddulas j — Wiliams, Nautglyn G. O. Browne, Abergele; J. E. Jones,Trofarth Mrs Frostaud party, Mmgdon, Co'lwyn • Mr Williams, Frondeg; Mr and Mrs Nield.'Bryn Hyfryd' Dr and Mrs Davies, Llanfair Talhai-irr, W. Bjotb Esq., aud Mrs Booth, Giandwr Mrs Shaw, Glandwr* Mr Roose, Rhyl W. Davies, E-q., solicitor, Holywell Mrs and the Misses Davies, Holrwell Mrs and the Misses Davies, L'audduhs Rectory Nlrtti(I Mrs Clarke, Hendrefyd i Mr and Mrs Moore, Moorish House the Misses Workdnle, Mr and Mrs Khiel, Mr and 'Mrs Saxjn, Mits Humphreys, Cefn Forrest; Dr and the Misses Lodge, St. Asiph Dr and Mrs Jones, Dr and Mrs Griffith. Hendro Cortege Mrs Tuner Jones, Bryn Ogwen Mr, Mrs, and the Misses Temphfon, Bryn-y- don, Lianddtias, Dr and Mrs McEwen. PeMy Ailr Niiss Bowes, JS. Eiliott, Esq., cc &c. A concert was held oa the Lh insr. which attracled a fashionuble audience &c,, &c.
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tribesmen's JzlbtiresMS. ME JJABTIN y SURGEON DENTIST, HIGH STREET, (Corner of Crown-square) DENBIGH. Eony. Dentist to Denbighshire Police Force. HOURS—10 till G. 112c A RIDe TO KHIVA A BY CAPTAIN FRED BUKNABY. Royal Horse Guards. Pago in says :— Two pairs of boots lined with fur were aloo taken; and for physic—with which it is as well to be supplied travelling in out-of-the-way places—some qui- nine, and Cockle's Pills, the latter a most invaluable medicine, and one which I have used on the natives of Central Africa with the greatest possible success. In fact the marvellous effects produced upon the mind and body of an Arab Sheik, who was impervious to all native oiedicmes, when admistered to him five COCKLE'S PILLS will never fade from my memory; and q, friend of mine, who passed through the "ame district many months aftei wards, informed me that my fame as a medicine man had not died out, Ifut that theIDarvel. lea- cure was even then a theme of conversation in the hazaar." SET: £ i; UN ALT'S RIDE TO KHIYA, Page 13. A rT o 0 D FAMILY MEDICINE CHEST A w^'i a prudent use, has saved many a life; and yet we thmk tlie idea might be improved upon, and reduced to a more simple form. Take some good compound, such as COCKLE'S ANTIBILIOUS PILLS, and we find that the desired end may be obtained without scales and weights or little mysterious compartments or en- chanted bottles, with crystal stoppers. Others might be used, but COCKLE'S PILLS as tested by many thousands of porsoes and found to Mis we r their purpose so well, may be set down as the best. Jbserver. A RIDE TO KHIVA A BY CAPTAIN FRED BURNABY, Royal Horse Guards. Page 13 says :— Two pairs of boots lined with fur were also taken and for physic—with which it is as well to be supplied when travelling in out-of-the-way places—some qui- nine, and Cockle's Pills, the latter a most invaluable medicine, and one which I have used on the natives of Central Africa with the greatest possible success. 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I t-mprunl l&uliamrnt FBIDAY. In the Lords, the Commons' amendments to the Cattle Bill were agreed to ancl a number of bills were pastel. Some conversation followed with respect to the Eurydice and the purchase and fitting out of a training-ship for the London School Board, and their lordships rose. In the Commons, Mr Macdonald gave notice that he will next session seek leave to introduce a Bill to amend the law relating to the use of explosives in fiery mines. Questions followed with reference to the Kaffir war, the cost of which, the Chancellor of the Exchequer explained, had been £400,000; the Bankruptcy Act 1869 (Amend- ment) Act, the reporting of divorce and criminal cases, and the transfer of territory by the Indian Government to the Maharajah Ilolkar of Indore. The House went into committee on the Bishoprics Bill, and the various clauses having been agreed to the Bill passed. SATURDAY. The Commons sat to-day for the despatch of business. The principal measure discussed was the Irish Sunday Closing Bill, which passed the third reading amid cheers, after a division had been taken on an amendment to recommit it. The Territorial Waters Jurisdiction Bill was read a second time, and the Foreign Jurisdiction Bill, as amended, passed the third reading. MONDAY. In the Lords, Lord Truro drew attention to the inadequate pay of the metropolitan police, and declared that they had the further grievance of having no time for retirement and no pensions to look forward to. The Duke of Richmond and Gordon said the matter would be fully considered by the Government. In the Commons, Lord Barrington brought up the reply of her Majesty to the address of the house in reference to Eastern affairs. The reply thanked mem- bers for their cordial support in the course pursued to secure the peace of Europe and the interests of the empire. After a long list of questions had been put and answered, the principal interrogatories having reference to the advance in Central Asia, and the dropping of the Poor-law Amendment Act, the Expiring Laws Con- tinuance Bill Was read a second time, and the Inter- mediate Education (Ireland) Bill, .as amended, con- sidered. TUESDAY. In the Lords, the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sunday (Ireland) Bill was read a second time, on the motion of Lord O'Hagan, the Duke of Richmond stating that the Government had decided to offer no opposition to its progress. Several bills were read a third time, including the Turnpike Acts Continuance, &c., Bill, and other measures were advanced a stage. In the Commons, Mr E. Stanhope, in a very thin house, made the annual statement as to the Indian finances. There was a deficit of more than £ 2,000,000 in 1876-7, and of upwards in 1877-8, mainly I attributable to the extraordinary charges to meet the destitution caused by the famine. Having explained the re-arrangement that had been made as to taxes, Mr Stanhope stated that for the current year it was estimated that, deducting the expenditure for the famine and other extraordinary charges, there would be a surplus of about £2,600,000, the revenue being £63,190,000, and the expenditure £61,039,000. Mr Fawcett criticised the statement, and concluded by moving that The house regards with apprehension the present state of Indian finance, and, in view of the claim of the Crown to employ any number of the Indian troops in all parts of the empire except in the United Kingdom, is of opinion that there is no security against the military expenditure being unduly increased." Mr Dilwyn seconded the motion, which, after some discus- sion, was defeated by 59 votes to 20. The Appropria- tion Bill was considered in committee. WEDNESDAY. In the Lords, five bills were advanced a stage. In the Commons, answering a question, Colonel Stanley said the latest information received by the Government as to the health of the troops in Cyprus did not afford ground for anxiety. Mr Bourke, replying to Mr B. Denison, said the Government knew a Russian minister had arrived at Cabul, but were not aware of the nature of his communications with the Ameer. Mr Bourke informed Mr H. Samuelson that he had not found anything to justify the report of recent Turkish outrages in Thessaly he promised to present a paper to the house on the subject before the end of the sassion. The Expiring Laws Continuance Bill, the Appropria- tion Bill, and the Bishoprics Bill were read a third time. Some discussion took place respecting Mr Consul- General Fawcett's report on the murder of Mr Ogle, in the course of which the Chancellor of the Exchequer, while defending the conclusions of the report, admitted that a case had been made out for further investigation, which the Government were ready to undertake as soon as possible. THURSDAY". In the Lords, the Irish Sunday Closing Bill and the Appropriation Bill were amongst the measures read a third time and passed. In the Commons, in reply to Mr Holt, Sir S. North- cote said there had been no communication with the Pope or his representatives for a renewal of diplomatic relations with Rome. A new writ was ordered for Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the room of Sir E. Buckley, resigned. The Territorial Waters Jurisdiction Bill passed its third reading. Mr Bouflhe explained that steps would be taken to prevent the spread of any mis- apprehension among the Lazes as to the position and duties of England in Asia. At eight o'clock the house adjourned until one o'clock on Friday, when Parliament was prorogued.
Canada (after the departure of Lord lJufferin)- For Lorn.—Punch. When isjthe House of Commons like a bed of mustard and cress? When it's "up. Judy. The country has been put to the expense of £ 6,427,000for the preservation of peace. A high price; but how many miliions more would war have cost us, by Jingo!—Punch. It is all very well for Mr P. A. Taylor to continue his annual motion for the abolion of corporal punishment in the army, but why draw the line at the corporal ? Surely the sergeant and the private should be equally exempt from the lash ?—Fun. In reference to Cyprus, a contemporary states that there are plenty of foxes on the island. We might have known that any arrangement of Lord Beaconsfield's would befoxey in its nature.—Fun. Judy's cousin's head nurse (who is engaged to B corporal of the Onety-onetli Foot) says she leels well qualified for a soldier's wife, as she has frequent skirmishes with the "infantry" in the nursery every morning during their preparation for breakfast. Some one has found out that the reason a woman cannot throw a stone as straight as a man is because her collar bone is differently shaped to the coiiar bone of a member of the stronger sex. This is a matter to which the attention of the Woman's Rights Asso- ciation should be directed without delay. If ever women are to be in all respects the equate of men, a redistribution cf collar bone is a primary necessity. —Judy. The Queen has commanded Lord Beaconsfield to visit her at Osborne before she goes to Scotland, and he will go down to the Isle of Wight one day next week. Lord Beaconsfield has quite recovered from the exertion and excitement of his home coming. 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BODELWYDDAN HORTICULTFRAL v-HOW. As stated in 1. sv week's (ia.irdian, this show was lielii last week, and though L, exhibits were not very numerous, the-show as a 10;"010 passed off successfally. There was a goodly number of visitors, among whom ¡' were Sir W. G. Williams, Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, M.P., Mrs and Miss Williams Wynp, Csfn Major and Miss Birch, Major aud Mrs Conwy, Mrs Chambres, Mis Bonnor, the Deanery, St.Asaph; the Rev Mr Pulestone, Mr and Mrs Price Jores, Captain and Miss Garcett, the Rev Watkia Herbert Williams, vicar of Bodelwyddan Mr and Mrs Peel, Bryn-y-pys; Mr J. G. Dixon and family, Nant, Prestatyn Mr Pryce Jones and party, Rhyl; Mr and Miss Campbell Wood, Mr P. Brown, chief-constable of Flintshire; Mr and Mrs Parry, Faenol Fawr; Mr and Mrs Sturkey, St. Asaph; Mr Kerfoot, Faenol Bach; Mr J. Kendall, Bodelwyddan; Mr and Mrs Butler, BrYB Celyn; Mr and Mrs Potts. St. Asapb; Mr and Mrs Davies, Lodge, Denbigh; Mr and Mrs Foulkes, Birkenhead; Mr and Mrs Gratton, Rhyl; Mr and Mrs Bjllis, Rhyl Waterworks; &c. Sir W. G. Williams, the president, and other gentle- men, exhibited a large collection of splendid hot house phnts, as well as fruits and flowars, thus adding to the size and beaufy of the show. During the day the Denbigh volunteer band performed a good selection of music. The judges for the gardens and garden produce were Mr Bird, Staffordshire; Mr P. Middleton, Wynnstay; and Mr Charles Wright Plasnewydd, Anglesey. Mrs R. H. Chapman, St. Asaph, awarded the prizes for the neatest and cleanest cottage. The prizes were presented about six o'clock by Mrs Peel. LIST OF PRIZES. Kidney potatoes, early—1 John Williams, porter, Rliuddlan, 2 John Vauzhan, the Gate, 3 Joseph Hughes, shepherd, Bodelwyddan. Extra, Edward Owen, Edward Jones, and R. Hughes. Kidney potatoes. secont early—1 John Ellis, 2 Robert Roberts, the Lodge, Bodelwyduan, 3 John Tisso. Extra, William Tisso, Bodelwyddau. Early round potatoes—1 Thomas Roberts, 2 John Ellis, 3 Edward Wil.iams, the Lodge. Second early round oot.atoes-l John Jones, Glascoed, 2 John Ellis, 3 Edward Williams. Late potatoes—1 W. D. Jones, schoolmaster, Bodel- wyddan, 2 John Barret, 3 Jane Jones, the School. Extra, John Jones, Glascoed. Peas—1 John Jones, Glascoed, 2 Thomas Hughes, Tytwyrch, 3 E Harriet Hughes. Beans—1 Edward Jone*, 2 J. Jones, Top Glascoed, 3 Jane Davies, Glascoed. Extra, R, Roberts, the Lodge. Kidney beans—1 W. D, Jones, 2 Edward Williams, the Lodge, 3 Thomas Hughes, Tytwyrch. White c-,tbbage-I Robert Roberts, Lodge, 2 Mrs Kllis, Bridge. 3 John Jones. Bodelwyddan. Red cabbage—1 Edward Williams, 2 Thomas Hughes, Ty-tvryrch. Celery-I Robert Roberts, Lodge, 2 W. D. Jonei;, 3 Edward Williams, Lodge. Onions, spring sown.-I Thomas Hughes, 2 W. D. Jones, 3 William Roberts. Extras, John Williams, Rhuddlan, Thomas Roberts, and Thomas Evans. Autumn sown onions—1 Thomas Hughes, Ty-twyrch, 2 George Mil ward. Carrots-l Thomas Roberts, Railway Cottage, 2 Thomas Evans, a George Milward. Parsnips—1 Edward William;, Lodge. Bect-l W. D. Jones, 2 Roberts, Ty-twyrch, 3 Robert Roberts. Turnips—1 W. D. Jones, 2 Thomas Roberts, 3 John Jones, Bodelwyddan. Leeks—1 no name, 2 Robert Roberts. Collection of herbs—1 W. D. Jones, 2 Edward Williams, Lodge. Rhubarb—1 Robert Hughes, Ty-twyrch, 2 no name, 3 Mrs Williamson. Cooking apples—1 Anne Evans, 2 Thomas Evans, 3 Jane Jones, School. Dessert apples—1 Morris Jones, Gorse, 2 Margaret Roberts, 3 Thomas Jones. I'ears—1 Morris Jones, Gorse, 2 Jane Yaughan, Gate. plums—1 Peter Ellis, 2 Morris Jones. Gooseberries—1 Robert Hughes. Three plants in pots—1 Adam Mitchell, Bodelwyddan, 2 Mrs Williams, Lodge. Two plants in pots—1, Mrs Williams, the Lodge. Single plant—1 Susannah Jones, 2 Elizabeth Williams. Dahlias—1 W. D. Jones, 2 Eiward Williams. Hollyhocks—1 John Williams, porter, 2 Mr Kerfoot; 3 Mrs Williams. Roses—1 Mrs Mitchell. Asters—1 Mr Kerfoot, 2 W. D. Jones. Nosegay of garden flowert3-1 Mr Jones, Penybryn, 2 Ann Evans, Tainewyad, 3 Maegie Jones, Ty'nycei. Wild flowers-l Alis Mitchell, 2 Robert Edwards, Glasgoed, 3 Elizabeth Jones, Penybryn. Extras, Jane Roberts, Lucy Edwards. J. Jones, Ty'nycei. Flower garden—1 Edward DaVles, Bodelwyddan, 2 Edward Williams, the Lodge. Best cultivated gardens—1 Thomas Hughes, Ty-twyrch, 2 Robert Roberts, Ledge, 3 John Vaughan, the Gate, 4 Charles Hughes. Neatest and cleanest cottage—1 Jane Vaughan, 2 Margaret Roberts. Farm produce—1 Abel Hughes, Tymawr, 2 Edward Hughes, S Hugh Jones, 4 Edward Jones, Tyddynisa. Drake and two ducks—1 Mr Kerfoot, 2 Mr Jones, Penffordd, 3 Edward Hughes, Glanmorfa. Muscovy duás-l William Jones. Geese-l William Jones, Penyffrith, 2 Edward Hughes, Glanymorfa, 3 Mr:; Jones, Tyddynisa'. Cock and two hens—1 John Williams, 2 no name, 3 Joseph Hughes, Talnewydd. Drake aud two ducks (cottager;)—1 Hannah Owen, Peny- park. 2 Mr Roberts. Pigs—1 John Jones, 2 Isaac Williams. park. 2 Mr Roberts. Pigs-l John Jones, 2 Is-iac Williams. I A few days before the show was held, Sir William sent notice to the farmeTS and other owners of cows, stating that he would give two prizes of J21 and 10s each, to the exhibitors of the best three lumps of butter, of one pound each. This offer brought oat thirteen competitors. The first priza was awarded to Margaret Pierce, Glascoed and the second to Jane Jones, Top Glascoed. Three extra prizes were alse given to Mrs Jones, Gors Mrs Joaes, Tyddyulsa; and Mrs Williams, Sarn. Refreshments were supplied by the Misses Fox, confectioners, Denbigh.