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". POSTAL INFORMATION.
POSTAL INFORMATION. INLAND LETTERS. The rate of Dostasre on inland letters is as f(,l'ows Not exceeding 1 ounce in weight, prepaid m stamps la. Exceeding 1 ounce but not exceeding 2 ounces I lid. 2 ounces, 4 ounces 2d 4 ounces, 6 oiinv,3 „ 6 ounces, >, 8 ounces «<j». „ 8 ounces, » 10 ounces 10 ounces, ]2ouuces 4a. A letter exceeding the weight of 12 ounces is iiauie to a postage of Id for every ounce or fraction of an ounce, begin- ning with the ifrst ounce. If not prepaid the postage is doubled, and, in case of an insufficient prepayment, the letter is charged with double the deficiency. On re-directed letters the charge for re-direction is the same whether prepaid or collected on delivery. LIMIT TO SIZE OF LETTERS, &c. With the following eyr-pptions, no letter, book-packet, &c., Can be forwarded by post which is more than one foot six inches in length, nine inches in width, or six inches in depth 1. Packets to or from any of the Government offices or departments or public offices. 2 Petitions or addresses to the Queen, whether directed to her Majesty or forwarded to any member of either House of Parliament. 3. Petitions to either House of Parliament forwarded to the members of either House of Parliament. 4. Printed Parliamentary proceedings. POST CARDS. The following are the regulations respecting post cards :— 1. The cards, whether official or private, having a halfpenny stamp impressed unon them (adhesive stamps not being ac- ceptcd in payment of the postage) may be transmitted be- tween places in the United Kingdom with letters-written upon the back. 2. The front (or stamped) side is intended for the address only, iu addition to the printed words Post Card ana "The address only to he written on this side." There must be nothing else written, printed, or otherwise impressed upon it, nor must there be any writing or printing across the stamp. 3. On the revirse side any communication, whether of the nature of a letter or otherwise, may be written or printed. 4. Nothing whatever may be attached to the card, nor may it be folded, cut, or otherwise altered. 5. If any of these rules be infringed the card will be charged one penny on delivery. 6. No card other than one of those issued by the Govern- ment or a private card impressed with halfpenny stamp at the Office of Inland Revenue, Somerset-house, or at the Stamp-offices at Liverpool and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, will pass under a halpenny stamp, if it bear on it a written com- mnnication of the na-.ure of a letter. A single nut-card, or any number of post-cards whether -stout"or" thin," may be' purchased by the pub ic. The prices of the stout and thin post-cards respectively will be according to the following scale, namely, stout cards, one ?d two, VA-, three, 2d; four, 2fd five, -3d six 4d Turn cards, one, ad two, lid three, ]d; four, 2d five, 3d; six, 33d. INLAND NEWSPAPERS. RATES OF POSTAGE ON REGISTERED NEWS- PAPERS. On each newspaper, whether posted singly or in a packet. one halfpenny but a packet containing two or more regis- tered newspapers is not chargeable with a higher rate of postage than that chargeable on a book packet^ of the same weight, viz., one halfpenny for every two ounces, or fraction Of that weight The following rules must be observed:- 1. The postage must be prepaid either by an adhesive stamp, or by the use of a stamped wrapper. 2. Ko newspaper can be sent through the post a second time for the original postage for each transmission a freA postage must be prepaid, except that in the case of redirection the amount chargeable may be collected on delivery. 3 Every newspaper must be posted either without a cover (in which case it must not be fastened, whether by means of gum, water, sealing-wax. postage stamp, or otherwise), or in a'cover entirely open at both ends, so as to admit of easy re moval forexamination. If this rule be infringed, the news- paper is treated as a letter. 4 Every newspaper must be so folded as to admit of the title being readily inspected. 5 A newspaper which has any letter, or any communica- tion of the nature of a letter, written in it or upon its cover Will be charged as an unpaid or insufficiently paid letter. 6. A ncwsyaper poned singly, or a packet of newspapers Which contains any enclosure except the supplement or sup- plements belonging to it, will be charged as a letter, unless the enclosure be such as might be sent at the book rate of postage, and the entire packet be sufficiently prepaid as a boot packet, in which case it is allowed to pass. 7. A newspaper posted unpaid, or a packet of newspapers posted either unpaid or insufficiently paid, will be treated as an unpaid or insufficiently paid book packet of the same weight. INLAND BOOK AND CIRCULAR POST. The following are the regulations of the Inland Book and Circular Post:— 1 The rate of postal is as follows -— «' The posta-e must he prepaid, by means of postage stamps affixed out-ide the packet, or by means of a stamped wrapper, °VyNoCrok package mafexceed filbs. in weight. 4" A book packet may be posted either without a cover (in which case it must not be fastened, whether by means of gum, wafer, sealing wax, postage stamp, or otherwise), or in a cover entirely open ot both ends, so as to admit of the con- tents being easily withdrawn for examination, otherwise it is treated as a letter. For the greater security of the contents, however, it may be tied at the ends with string, but in such case the postmaster is authorised to cut the string, although he is required to refasten the packet. In order to secure the return of book packets which cannot be delivered, the names and addresses of tl1" senders should be printed or written outside. Thus-" From of 5 A book packet may contain any number of separate hooks or other publications (including printed or lithographed letters') photographs (when not on glass or in case* contain- ing class or any like substance), drawings, prints, or maps, and any quantity of paper, or any other substance in ordinary u"e for writing or printing upon: and the books or other Bublications, prints, maps,&c„ maybe either printed, written, engraved, lithographed, or plain, or any mixture of these. Further, all legitimate binding, mounting, or covering of a book &c., or of a portion thereof, is allowed, whether such bind in" &c„ be loose or attached; as also rollers in the case of prints or maps, markers (whether of paper'or otherwise) in the case of books, pens or pencils in the case of pocket- books &c and, in short, whatever is necessary ;for the safe transmission of such articles, or usually appertains thereto but the binding, rollers, &c., must not be sent as a separate ^Cire'tthrv—i e letters which are intended for transmision in indentical terms to several persons, and the whole or part of which i- printed, engraved, or lithographed—may also be sent by book post. Circulars must not be enclosed in enevolopes, whether sealed or open. 6 A book packet may not contain any letter, or any com- munication of the nature of a letter (whether separate or otherwise) unles3 it be a circular letter or be wholly printed, nor any enclosure sealed or in any way closed against inspec- tion, nor any other enclosure not allowed by section 5. (Entries, however, merely stating who sends the book &c., or to whom it is given, are not regarded as a letter). If this rule be infringed, the entire packet will be charged as a letter. NEWSPAPERS FOR ABROAD. Rates of postage (in all cases prepaid by postage stamps affixed) for single copies of newspapers X.B.-a denotes that an an additional charge is made for delivery; papers under 4 oz. Africa, West Coast of Id Greece, via French pckt.a 3d Alnxandria.via Marseilles *2d Do., via France and Do^via Southampton.. Id Trieste -3d Do via Trieste *3d Do., via Italy *4d Australia viaS'thampton Id Hamburg, via Belguim. *2d viY Marseilles.. 3d Holland, via Belgium a Id go" via pSa?. :.V:a*2d Do., via France *2d Ani+ria via Belguim *2d India, via Marseilles *3d France *2d Do., via Southampton *ld Bo'vaK?! >4d Italy (ex Papal Stales) t> ^.7 Trance *2d direct mail *2d Do via Belgium. *2d Do., via Belgium o*2d Belgium,'via direct mail *ld Malta, via France. *3d Do via France 2d Do., via Southampton Id Brazil, via Southampton Id Mexico, via S'thamptona Id Do /via French packeta*2d Do., via French Pckt.a*2d Bremen, via Belgium. *2d Do., via New York. a 2d B Ayres,viaSouthamptona*ld Nova Scotia, via Halifax. id Do via French pai;keta*2d Do., via United States. 2d Canada, via U.S a 2d Papal States, via Mont Do via Canadian pekt. Id Cenis a Id Cane of Good Hope Id Do., via Belgium *2d China via Marseilles 3d Portugal, via France *3d T>o 'via .Southampton.. Id Do., via Southampton. *2d Do" via French packet.a*3d Prussia, via Belgium *2d Cuba., via W. India pekt..a Id Do., via France a*ld Do' via United Siates.a 2d Russia, via Belgium *4d TV." via French packeta*2d Do., via France *4d n ™'orli via Belgium. *3d Spain, via France *2d France ~«nd Sweden,via Denmark ^d Ecypt(exceptAlexandria, Do., via France a*ld r«iro and Suez), via Switzerland, via Belgium *ld Marseilles «*2d Do- via France a*i<J Do., via Southampton. *ld Turkey, via French pekt. *2d Do. via Belgium *4d United States Id Do "viaFrance&Austriaa*3d West Coatst of South France and Algeria ♦Id America .a*2d Gibraltar,via S'thampton Id West Indies (British). Id Do., via France *ld For Japan, see China-Monte Video, see Buenos AN-res- Natal see Cape of Good Hope—New South Wales, New Zea- land Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Aus- tralia, see Australia—California, see United States-Cairo and Suez, see Alexandria. TELEGRAMS. TARIFF FOR INLAND TELEGRAMS.—The charges for tele- throughout the United Kingdom, including the Chan- f^Islands and the Isle of Man, but excepting the Scilly islands is Is for the first 20 words, and 3d for every addi- ♦fnnal five words—i.e., for every additional-group of not more than five words, the names and addresses of the sender and receiver not being counted.. VREK DELIVERY.—No charge is made for delivery by special foot messenger when under a mile from the terminal teteeraDh office, or within the limits of the Liverpool town delivery, even where the distance exceeds one mile.
"VTLUIBLE DISCOVERY FOR THE HAIB.-If your hair is turning grey or white, or falling off, use "The Mexican Hair tteoewer," for it will positively restart i*'every case Grey or White hair to its original col our without leaving the disagreeable smel of most "lte- gtcwers." It makes the hair charmingly beautiful, as well as promoting the growth of the hair on bald Boots, where the glands are not decayed. Ask vour Chemist lor the "MEXICAN HAIB RKNEWEE,' prepared by Henry C GALLTTP 493, Oxford^eet, London, and sold by Chemists and Perfumers every- where at 3s 6d per bottle. Substitute for Milk.-The Editor of the Medical Mirror has 11 a tho notice of the medical profession to Cadbury's ^ence which he calls, Cadbury's Concentrated Lhlp Milk and remarks "The excess of fatty matter rtorefully eliminated and thus a compound remains ^I ^onvevsin a minimum bulk a maximum amount of nutriment! VP e strongly reccommend it as a diet for children. Hit's Paris Blue.-The marked superiority of this T Blue over all others, and the quick appreciation of ^a^^ hv the Public, has been attended by the usual ~sult liz ya flood of imitations: the merit of the latter mainlv Consists in the ingenuity exerted, not simply in the square shape butmakingthe general appearan ce h.e^ wrap per s resemble that of the genuine rticle. The M^nSrer, beg therefore to caution uyers to see Ueckitt's Paris Blue on each packet. The best market for Tinned Goods, at the Liver, WRDXHAIQ* Teas Coffees, and general Groceries are supplied at merchants' prices by C. K. BENSON and Co., 14, High- street, Wrexham. C K. BESSON and Co.'s Teas are the purest, the best and the cheapest. 14, High-street Wrexham. For good value all round the Liver," Westminster Buildings, Hope-street, Wrexham*
ABERYSTWITH COEPORATE FINANCES.—The Aberysr- with borough expenditure for the past seven months in ranged under about 300 heads. THE DUKE ON WESTMINSTER ON THE CATTLE DISEASES ACT.—The Duke of Westminster, speaking at a luncheon held in connection with the Cheshire Agri- cultural Society's show, briefly referred to the subject of the cattle diseases bill. He had no dtmbt that Cheshire farmers and landlords who had had painful experience of the ravages of cattle disease, would submit to the severe restrictions imposed upon them by the act that had just passed. Though they could not expect to be entirely without disease, they might shake off all fears of its intro- duction from foreign countries. It was to be hoped that by a happy combination of the producing and consuming classes the price of meat would not be increased to the consumer. THE CLERK OP THE PEACE FOR CARNARVONSHIRE.— At the last court of quarter sessions for Carnarvonshire, Mr Poole resigned the office of clerk of the peace for that county—an office he had held for a period of twenty years, and the duties of which he had fulfilled with singular ability. The appointment rests with the Lord- Lieutenant, but Lord Penrhyn placed it in the hands of the magistrates, who elected Mr Barber, solicitor, Bangor, to the office. The choice is said to be a most excellent one. The value of the office is between JE400 and £500 per annum. A PEAL OF BELLS FOR EATON HALL.—A peal of 28 silver brfls has arrived at Eaton Hall, the seat of the Duke of Westminster, for the tower of the chapel at- tached to the ball. The largest bell, which weighs more than two tons, and is in the key F (the set making two complete octaves and three notes above), bears the following inscription :—"This peal of 28 bells was cast at Louvain, for his Grace the Duke of Westminster, by S. Van Aerschodt A.D. 1877." The referee appointed to certify to the tone of the bells was Dr Stainer. It is said that the cost of the peal was £30,000. BOAT ACCIDENT ON THE WELSH COAST.—Two youths, staying at Harlech, under the care of their tutor, went out in a boat on Thursday week, while the tutor was absent, and were carried by the gale as far as St. Tudwal's Road. The younger cne, aged 15, jumped cut of the boat on to some rocks. The elder, 17 years old, was carried a mile or two lower down, and also landed, but with a frightful gash on his head. A steamer was sent oat on Friday, and picked the younger one up at three p.m., and the elder at six p.m. They were brought on to Pwllheli, where the elder one was left, and he has since died. They must have been ex- posed at least 24 hours. CHESHIRE BRIGADE ARTILLERY VOLUNTEERS' COM- PETITION.—The competition of the Cheshire brigade of artillery volunteers for a challenge cup, with money prizes of £15, £10, and £5, offered by Colonel Evans Lloyd, was concluded on Monday night, at the Gallows Point, Beaumaris, the 3cd Anglesey and the Carnarvon batteries meeting, the Cheshire having fired at New Brighton on Saturday. Owing to the targets being wrongly placed, there was considerable delay in starting the competition, Carnarvon commencing firing at half- past six, two hours behind the time fixed. They fired their eight rounds—four of shell aad four of shot— within 15 minutes 30 seconds, making one direct hit and another which was questioned. The performance of the Anglesey detachment owing, it may be, to the in- different light, was disappointing, seeing that they were on their own range. In point of time they beat the Carnarvon by 2tnin. 30seca., and made it is believed one direct hit. The time is believed to be the quickest in the (omr eti ion. CHESHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.—The 37th annual exhibitien of this society was opened on Friday in Toft Park, Knutsford. The weather was miserable, rain falling all day. Knutsford is inconveniently situated, and the train arrangements were defective. In addition to this an alteration in the arrangements of the show, by which cattle and horned stock are to be exhibited on the second day, materially affected the attendance. The great attraction was the cheese classes. Very little butter was exhibited, but the quality was particularly rich. The judges for farms and cottages sent in thoir awards, and they gave the first prize for a resident tenant principally dependent on farming, and farming not less than 150 acres, to Mr Henry Sanderson Wallerscote, Northwich, and the second pnze, for a farm not exceed- ing 100 acres, to Mr Charles Thornhill, Sandbach. There were also prizes given to agricultural labourers for the best kept cottages. A luncheon was held in the show ground during the afternoon, presided over by Lord de Tabley, president of the society. DEATH OF THE HON. T. J. WYNN.—The Hon. Thomas John Wynn, eldest son of Lord Newborough, and heir to the Newborough peerage, died of brain fever en Sunday, after a brief illness, at Glynllifon, his father's Carnarvonshire seat. The deceased was born on the 31st December, 1840, and was married in 1871 to Sybil Anna Katherine, eldest daughter of Mr Edwin Corbett, her Majesty's charge d'affaires for Central Africa, who survives him, and by whom he has a family of three children. He was on the commission of the peace for Carnarvonshire, and during his residence in the county manifested an active interest in all local matters. At the general election of 1868 he contested the borough in the Conservative interest against Mr Buikeley Hughes, the sitting member, polling 1,035 votes against 1,581 recorded for his successful opponent. It was thought that his political views had lately undergone considerable modification, and a requisition, which he declined to entertain, was, a few weeks ago, addressed to him by the Liberal committee, inviting him to contest the county in their interest against the Hon. Douglas Pennant, M.P. During his unsuccessfol electoral cam- paign he proved himself a speaker and politician of no mean ability, and his death, at the early age of 37, has evoked a real and widespread sympathy for the New- borough family, and will be deeply regretted by a large circle of private friends, and a still larger gathering of admirers of a promising public career so suddenly shortened. Out of respect to his memory, of the places of business and shops in Carnarvon, Pwllheli, and other places were partially closed on Monday. BIRKENHEAD EI-TEDDVOD.—The programme of the National Eiateddvod and Musical Festival to be held at Birkenhead, is issued. In the list of presidents are com- prised the Right Hon. Lord Aberdare, Sir Watkin Williams Wvnn, M.P., Mr G. O. Morgan, M.P., Mr D. Maclver, M P., Mr John Koberts, M.P., Mr John Laird (Mayor of Birkenhead), Mr A. B. Forwood (Mayor of Liverpool), and Mr John Hughes. The proceedings will extend from Tuesday, Sept. 17th, to Friday, September 20th, and there will be concerts on each day, the artistes being Madame Edith Wynne, Miss Mary Davies, and Mrs Maggie Jones Williams (sopranos); Madame Patey and Miss Martha Harris (contraltos), Mr Sims Reeves, Eos Morlais, and Mr W. Apmadou (tenors); Signor Foli, Mr T. J. Hughes, and Llew Llywfo (bass); Eos Mai (penillion singer); Mr Brinley Richards (pianist): Mr John Thomas (harpist); Mr W. Pearce (triple harpist); and Miss Maggie Jones and Mr J. Skeaf (accompanists). There will be a full orchestral band, led by Mr F. Duncanson; and the chorus forces will consist of the Birkenhead Cambrian Choral Society, conducted by Mr W. Parry. Among the more important works to be performed are D. Emlyn Evans's dramatic cantata, The Fairy Tribe," The Ark of the Covenant" (D. Jenkins), and Handel's Samson." Besides the work of the Eisteddvod proper, musical and other competitions, there will be meetings daily of the Cymmrodorion Society, who will discuss questions relating to mining, sanitation, and education. EDUCATION AND POLITICS.—The Schoolmaster, of Saturday last, remarks:—Education is becoming more and more conspicuous in connection with parliamentary proceedings. There is greater activity, among, the members of the House of Commons when the subject is under consideration. The attention will be greater when the members are occasionally recruited from the ranks of the educationists. One of the members of the school board for London has been accepted by a section of the Greenwich electors as a candidate at the next election. Mr Saunders has not a few of the gifts which go far to secure popular support. He has shown an intelligent interest in educational affairs which would make his presence in Parliament desirable were he to be equally active in S. Stephens. Miss Taylor (another of the good people who are interested in the work of the school) has been spoken about" for Southwark. And now there comes a whisper from Wales that one of H. M. Inspectors of Schools; may be among the chosen at the day of election. We extract the following from the Weekly Mail:—"Mr Morgan Owen, one of Her Ma jesty's Inspectors of Schools, a friend of Professor Rhys, of Oxford, made a capital speech the other day at Menai Bridge, and although he is a Conservative Churchman, Mr Henry Richard had the charity to say that whatever Welsh constituency honoured Mr Morgan Owen with its confidence would also confer an honour on Wales. I am afraid the member for Merthyr did not exactly realise, in the exuberance of the moment, that Mr Morgan Owen is a Conservative, with a weakness for bishops. It will be well, however, if Montgomeryshire, or some other Welsh county, should select Mr Owen, who is an edu- cated man, a capital speaker, and a representative Welshman of a good old stock." Whether the duties of a senator would be held to harmonise with those of aa inspector, we leave to the officials of the office" to settle. If the Department and the electors both combine to be willing, we ourselves shall add an approving- hear, hear In regard to Mr Owen's family, we may remark that they have been remarkably successful in life, and Wales has much reason to be proud of her son. Four brothers, which the Herald Vymraeg not long ago designated the talented four," now occmpy good posi- tions, to which they have raised themselves by their own talents and exertions. The Rev Elias Owen, M.A., a writer of some note, is the Diocesan Inspector of Schools for St. Asaph the Rev Elijah Owen, M A., is curate of Penmon, Anglesey and Mr T. Mergan Owen, M.A., is Her Majes y's Inspector of Schools for the counties .of Denbigh and Flint, and during his university career distinguished himself in several examinations, and carried off, amongst other distinctions, an open university prize, and took a first-class at his final examination. The fourth brother, the Rev T. W. Owen, M.A., vicar of St. Nicolas, Leicester, took high honours at "moderations" and finals," and was a scholar of his college. It may be mentioned that all four are staunch Conservatives. THE LATE SIR RICHARD BULKELEY.—The fund which is now raised for the erection of a iKemorial to the late Sir Richard Bulkeley, Baron Hill, Beaumaris, amounts to nearly £2,000. LIQUIDATIONS.—Robert Thomap, Bagillt, Holywell, grocer and provision dealer John Lewie, Farndon, Chester, joiner and builder John Ryder, Burleydam, Chester, provision aad corn dealer and market gardener. PROPOSED FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION FOB CHESHIRE.—A meeting of the secretaries of several of the Association Football Clubs of Cheshire has been held at Nor hwich, for tbe purpose of arranging a. match between Cheshire and Staffordshire. It was agreed that a match should he played between the two counties at Crewe, on the lGth November, trial games to be in the meantime played at Macclesfield, Crewe, and Northwich, on Sep- tember 28th, October 5tb, and November 2nd. A dis- cussion also took place as to the desirability of forming a Football Association for Cheshire and it ended in a decision to establish such an association. A challenge cup will be provided but it is not probable that this will bo competed for before next year. CHESHIRE, SHROPSHIRE, AND NORTH WALES FARMERS SUPPLY ASSOCIATION.—A meeting of the members of this association was held on the 20th inst. at the Royal Hotel, Crewe, Mr J. W. Latham in the chair. The balance sheet showed that from July 1st, 1877, to June 30tb, 1878, goods had been purchased (nett) to the amount of £26,649 17s leaving a gross profit of £951 10s there was stock in hand to the amount of .£1,315 12s 4d, the interest on capital was £127 17s Id, and the bonus to purchase and reserve 9s 7d, which, with other incidental expenses, made the expenditure altogether £961 6s 2d. The directors reported that the last year had been a quiet and uneventful one, as well as an unprosperous one for both agriculture and com- merce. The Chairman moved that a dividend of five per cent. be paid on the subscribed capital with a bonus of 2 1-10 in the £ on the purchase, and that a sum of £38 14s be carried to the reserve fund. Mr Byrd seconded the motion, which was carried. THE REV. JOHN EVANS (EGLWYSFACH).—The Rev. John Evans, who has been labouring amongst the Welsh Wesleyans in Liverpool for the past nine years, is about to leave for the London circuit. On Tuesday evening a tea party was held in the Shaw-street chapel, and a large meeting was held in the chapel at seven o'clock. Mr Thomas Owen (circuit steward) occupied the chair. The addresss was presented to the reverend gentleman by the members of the literary society; the members of the boundary-street chapel presented a pocket silver communion service and the lalies in connection with the circuit presented a very handsome atlas of the circuit towns, divisions, and stations, &c. In reply, the revereud gentleman said that there was no place that was dearer to bis heart than Liverpool, and at some future time he should be glad to return to them once more. After some poetic addresses hal been delivered, the meeting dispersed. The reverend gentleman's successor will be the Rev John Jones, better known as Vulcan." A SCOTCH VIEW OF EISTEDDVODAU.—The Glasgow Herald, in an article on the Menai Bridge Eisteddvod, remarks that the eisteddvod exists in Wales, partly, no doubt, because it trades upon an ancient renown which has long ago died in actual reality, but chiefly because it is positively the only opportunity ever afforded to the Welsh people of hearing great vocalists and musicians, and of seeing and hearing their local magnates. As a week of dissipation it is not only harmless, but very pleasant and amusing. When, however, we read of learned Q.C.'s and M.P.'s—two single gentlemen rolled into one, as George Coleman put it—speaking of the eisteddvod in its present form as a moans of elevating and educating the nation, and of developing its latent talent, it is impossible not to wonder whether these gentlemen would look at the matter in the same light in Westminster as in Menai Bridge. The old historic eisteddvod, which enriched the literature of Wales, is dead and gone. If they cannot revive its glories the Welshman of to-day might at least refrain from giving its honoured name to a mere spurious imitation of the departed institution.
ABERGELE. HANDSOME GIFT TO PENJSARN SCHOOL BOARD.—At a recent meeting of the school board of the united district of Llaneilian and Llanwenllwyfo, held at the Pensarn school, the Chairman informed the board that the Hon. Lady Neave, Llysdulas, presented the Pensarn School, the school house, and the land adjoining, to the school board. MARRIAGE PRESENTATION.—On the occasion of the marriage of Miss E. Hughes, second daughter of Mr Edward Hughes, Hendreucha, Abergele, to the Rev W. Ellis, B.A., headmaster of the Dolgelley Grammar School, the bride was presented by her friends and neighbours with a very handsome clock and candelabra, covered with glass shades, selected from Mr Benson's, of London. Mr Edward Hughes has rendered valuable services for some years past to the St. George's Church choir. TREAT TO THE WORKPEOPLE OE MR J. ROBERTS, M.P. —On Saturday the workpeople of Mr John Roberts, M.P., and Mr David Roberts, of Birkenhead and Liver- pool, with their wives and families, proceeded on an ex- cursion to Abergele, at the invitation of their employers, whose country residences are in that neighbourhood. The day was fine, and the excursionists, who numbered 400, thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Before leaving ad- dresses were presented to Mr David Roberts and Mr John Roberts, M.P., expressing the high esteem in which they are held by their workpeople, and congratu- lating them on the result of the Flint Boroughs election, which had placed Mr J. Roberts in Parliament, where he would have an extended sphere of usefulness opened to him. Mr David Roberts, in acknowledging the ad- dress, remarked that there had never been a strike during his career. He hoped there never would be, and that the relations between them would continue as cordial as heretofore. Mr J. Roberts, M P., also acknowledged the compliment, and said that their employes included Wes- leyats, Baptists, members of the Church of England, Roman Catholics, Presbyterians, Independents, Conser- vatives, and Liberals. He was glad to see them offer their good wishes to their employers, irrespective of creed or party. He hoped each man would form his own judgment, irrespective of any pressure on the part of bis or intimidation from his fellow-workmen. Whilst work- men had undoubtedly the right to combine as they pleased for the furtherance of their own interests, let each maa equally enjoy his undoubted right to keep aloof, if it pleased him, from such combinations. He counselled forbearance both by masters and men, and assured them that if this were done matters would go on amicably. The excursionists then returned to Liverpool.
BANGOR. RAILWAY REFRESHMENT ROOMS.—At the Bangor annual licensing sessions on Tuesday, before Major Piatt and other magistrates, an application for a license for the refreshment rooms at the railway station, made by Mr Preston was opposed by Mr Roberts, who presented a petition signed by the Bishop, every minister in the town, and 300 ratepayers. A technical objection was also raised as to the publication of the notices, which were posted, not on the church door, as prescribed by the Act of Parliament but on a board at the side of the door. The objection after some argument, was overruled, a case being applied for on this point, and the court unani- mously granted the full licence applied for. WKSLEYAN METHODISM.—The foundation stone of a new Welsh Wesleyan Chapel, to be erected at Hirae), the seafaring quarter of Bangor,, was placed on Monday afternoon by Mrs Evans, Erw Fair, a lady whose deceased husband some years ago presented to the con- nexion St. Paul's chapel, schools, and minister's house. The new building oopupies a site, leased from Lord Penrhyn for a term of 40 years. Accommodation will be provided for 330 worshipers. The desigris have been furnished by Mr Richard Davies, Bangor; Mr Owen Griffiths, Llanfairfechan, is the masonry contractor, the contracts for the woodwork and slating and plastering being respectively let to Mr John Williams, Goetre, Bangor, and Mr Robert Roberts, Caelleppa, Bangor. The estimated cost of the building is slightly in excess of £1,200. On Monday the site was gaily decorated with flags, and the weather being very fine, the ceremony attracted a large concourse of spectators. After a devotional service, in which the Revs William Jones and Thomas Morris, the resident ministers, took part, a brief address was delivered by the Rev John Williams, Calvinistic Methodist minister. Mr Thomas Lewis, Gartherwan, one of the chapel trustees, and a lay rep- resentative of North Wales at the Wesleyan conference, after introducing Mrs Evans as the widow of a gentleman who had been most bountiful in his gifts to the Wesleyan denomination, as exemplified in that chapel and other buildings in another part of the town, briefly sketched the rise and progress of Wesleyan Methodism in Bangor, and referred to the speech delivered by Mr John Roberts, M.P., on the occasion of the laying of the foundation stone of the Morley schools at Rhyl. A silver trowel bearing a suitable inscription having been presented to Mrs Evans, that lady performed the duty assigned to her, and after declaring the stone to be well and truly laid," placed a cheque for .£20 upon it. Mr T. Lewis, Garther- wan, gave a cheque for £50. and a large number of smaller sums in cheques and gold were also placed upon the stone, representing a total of .£91 2s, which was increased by Mrs Evans to £100.
BROXTON. PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY.—Before J. aurleston Leche (in the chair), R. Howard, G. Barbour, and S. Sandbach, Eqrs. LICENSING SESSIONS.—The court first took the business of the annual licensing sessions. All applications for renewal were granted. William Lewis, of the Masons' Arms beerhouse, Farndon, applied, through Mr C. W. Duncan, solicitor, for a bagatelle license, but the applica- tion was refused. ASSAULT ON A WITH.—James Fleet, a farm bailiff, Gouldbourn Hall, was summoned by his wife, Ann Fleet, or assault. She stated that on the 26th June he hit her with his open hand and knocked her about a great deal. She wished to be separated from him.—The defendant, who pleaded that he was greatly provoked by his wife's conduct, was fined Is and the costs. CHARGE OP ASSAULTING A WOMAN.—James Baker, Malpas, was charged by Margaret Chesworth with assaulting her at Malpas, on the 29th July, but on hear- ing the evidence the magistrates dismissed the summons. CHABOE AGAINST A PUBLICAN.—James Reynolds, late tenant of the Red Lion Inr, Malpas, was summoned— first for being drunk on h's own licensed premises, and next for permitting drunkenness. Mr Etches, of Whit- church, appeared on his behalf, and Mr C. W. Duncan watched the c.ise on behalf of the proprietors of the house. It appears that a infn named White, who was charged at the last court with drunkenness the in iied Lion, and let off on payment of costs, was found by a police officer in a helpless condition in the defendant's house, was Sunday evening, the 9tb June, and the defendant, it was alleged, was drunk at the same time. After hearing evidence, the defendant was fined 10s and costs for being drunk on his own premises, and the other sum- was dismissed.
CHESTER MILITART.-The 1st Battalion of the 11th Regiment of the line have relieved the 96th Regiment at Chester and other stations, viz., band and three companies at Chester, two companies at Liverpool, one company at Castletown, Isle of Man, and two companies at Weedon. The title of the 11th is the North Devon Regiment, and the facings are Lincoln grten. The depot companies are with No. 34 Brigade depot at Exeter. This battalion returned a couple of years ago from India, where the 2nd Battalion is now stationed. The scattered detachments of the 96th Regiment will be brought together at Manchester. NIGHT POACHING ON THE DUKE OF WESTMINSTER'S ESTATE.-On Saturday, at Chester, three rough-looking fellows, named George Woolley, John McGratb, and John Cheers, were charged with night poaching 08 the Eaton estate. The prisoners were caught by Mr Brails- ford, the head keeper, and a number of watchers. They had nets in their possession 150 yards long, and had killed 13 rabbits when the keepers came upon them. When Brailsford seized Cheers he said, "Don't strike me, master, I'll give in." Woolley, on the contrary, flourished a knife in the face of Palmer, an under keeper, and said, For two pins, I would stick it in you." McGrath was found secreted under a tree. A large number of previous convictions were proved against the prisoners. McGrath, who was under two recognisances, was sentenced to six months' imprison- ment, at the end of which time he was to furnish sureties to be of good behaviour for twelve months, or to be im- prisoned for that period. Woolley was sentenced to three months' imprisonment, and at the end lof that time to furnish securities to be of good behaviour for three months, or to be further imprisoned for that term. Cheers, who did not resist, was sentenced to two months' imprisonment, at the end of which time he was ordered to find sureties for twelve months. Woolley was then charged with an < ffence under the Poaching Prevention Act. Policc-constable Ollerenshaw caught the prisoner in the village of Chorlion with two bags containing 49 rabbits. Four other men in prisoner's company escaped. The prisoner was fined X5 and costs, or in default one month's imprisonment at the expiration of his previous sentences.
COEDPOETH AND MINERA.
COEDPOETH AND MINERA. ACCIDENT TO MR G. O. MORGAN, M.P.—The Liberal member for this county met with a rather serious accident on Wednesday last. He was riding a black mare, when the animal suddenly stumbled, throwing the rider to the other side of the road, but luckily not injuring him seriously. He, however, had a severe shaking, his clothes being covered with mud. The horse was very much hurt, both his knees being badly cut. They were bandaged up by some men who happened to he near, and it was led home to Brymbo Hall, where Mr Morgan is at present staying. PENYGELLI BOARD SCHOOLS.—The friends ef Mr Edward Gnffi'hs, an old scholar and pupil teacher of the I above schools, will no doubt be glad to hear of the success which attends his labour at the Capel Garmon Board School, of which he is now headmaster. This school was lately examined by Morgan Owen, Esq., her Majesty's Inspector of Schools, when the following report was made upon it :_H This school is in a highly satisfactory s ate. Arithmetic bordered upon excellent. Geography throughout thorough and intelligent. Grammar and singing both very good. This school bids fair to hold its own as one of the best in my district. Its master is a credit to the school (Penygelli), in which he was a pupil teacher." The entry on parchment was equally as good. It was—"E. Griffiths is a most promising teacher. He is a capital worker, and a very successful one too." The Church Sunday and day schools' anniversary this took place on Thursday, when the pupils of the day and Sunday schools were liberally treated to tea, bunloaf, and currant bread. After tea the little ones passed off a couple of hours at various games, and all appeared to enjoy themselves to their hearts' content. In the evening a literary meeting was held, when several prizes were given away to the scholars tor excellence in recitations, composition, &c. Such meetings as these do a deal of good, as they create a spirit of emulation among the class that should always be encouraged in their studies.
CHIRK. PRESENTATION.—On Sunday, August 18th, appropriate sermons were preached in the Primitive Methodist Chapel, Black Park, on behalf of the Sunday school. The Rev. J. Peake, of Rhosymedre, officiated in the morning and evening, and the Rev. J. S. Mitchell, of Oswestry, in the afternoon. The collections amounted to X12 2s. On Monday, a public tea party was held, when 160 sat down. Aftei tea there was a public meeting, presided over by Mr J. Evans, of Chirk. Addresses were delivered by tha Rev. G. Peake and Mr J. Delaney. Pieces were sung by the choir, and recitations given by juveniles. Mr James Roberts, on behalf of a few friends, presented to Mr John Roberts, conductor of the choir, a silver-mounted ebony baton, a clock-work metronome, and a purse containing a sum of money in recognition of his valuable services. Mr J. Roberts, in a suitable manner, returned thanks for the gift., and the meeting concluded with singing and prayer.
CARNARVON. INQUEST.—Mr T. H. Roberts held an inquest here on Saturday on the body of Mary Jones, wite of Thomas Jones, a Hoylake fisheiman, now residing in this town. The deceased retired to bed on the previous Wednesday evening, and was found lying dead on the bedroom iooron the following morning. She had been ailing for a few days. A verdict of Death from natural causes" was returned. A BRUTAL QU.ARRYM.AN.-At the police court on Mow- day, before the Mayor and Mr G. R. Rees, J. W. Lewis, quarryman, Rhostrvfan, was brought up on remand chr.rged with committing a series of brutal assaults, &c., at the Eagles Hotel. Mr Allanson prosecuted on behalf of the L'censed Victuallers' Association and the police, and Mr J. A. Hughes defended. From the evidence called by the prosecution, it appeared that about twenty minutes to eleven on the previous Wednesday evening, the defendant and several others called at the Eagles Hotel and commenced to create a disturbance. Whilst Murray, the assistant barman, was endeavouring to eject one of their number, the defendant turned round and dealt him a blow in the face. Mr Jones, the manager, then went to his assistance, and was seriously kicked in the lower part of the body by the defendant, who also bit and kicked Murray. Jones fell down, and became unconscious; but, notwithstanding this, the defendant dealt him two more kicks, and he was injured to such an extent that medical aid was immediately summoned, and orders given for his removal home in a cab. A police officer named Williams afterwards came to the scene of the row, and succeeded in taking the defendant into custody, but not before he had been severely handled by the latter. For the defence, Mr Hughes denied that the defendant had committed any assault whatever, and called several witnesses in support of his contention. The defendant was found guilty of having assaulted Jones and Murrray, and was fined C5 and costs, X7 lis in all. COACH ACClDENT.-At five o'clock on Thursday afternoon week, as the stage-coach belonging to Mr Morris Jones, Pwllheli, had just left the top of the Llan- beris Pass on its way to Bettws-y-coed, one of the wheels flew off, causing the upset of the coach. The passengers were thrown violently to the ground, and several of them were seriously injured. A messenger was forthwith sent to Llanberis, when cars from the Padarn Villa Hotel were sent to the scene of the accident. Some of the passengers were taken to Llanberi, and immediately accommodated at the Padarn Villa Hotel. It was found that nine or ten had been injured, and four of them severely. One gentleman's ribs were broken and his face shockingly cut by the fall, and his wife also suffers from a broken arm. Most of the passengers were strangers.
DYSERTH. COMING-OF-AGE REJOICINGS.—The villages of Dyserth and Meliden, including Talargoch, were en fete on Tuesday, celebrating the comisg-of-age of Lord Windsor. The Clive family have valuable mineral property at Talargoch, and have always been most liberal in their gifts and subscriptions towards the support of the national schools in both parishes, which are well attended chiefly by the miners' children. Flags were flying from the top of .1 Tan-y-foeJ," the residence of Mr Thomas Sleight, several houses in the village of Dyserth, in- cluding the vicarage, Dyserth Hall, the buildings on Talargoch Mine, Meliden National Schools, &c. The children of the Dyserth National School, with the aged poor, w ere regaled on the lawn in front of the Vicarage, and the children and aged poor of Meliden had their tea and bara brith" in the National Schoolrooms of that place, after which atheletic sports were carried on in the Llettymwya field, in which both parishes joined, the proceedings being enlivened by the sttains of the Talar- goch brass band. A large bonfire lit on Graigfawr," the highest point on Lord Windsor's property, with fire works, concluded the sports, and illuminated the Vale of Clwyd from the immediate neighbourhood to the further towns of Rhyl, Abergele, St. Asaph, and Den- bigh. Many of the old miners of Talargoch had a vivid recollection of the coming-of-age of the Hon. Mr Clive some thirty years since, when a large ox and several sheep were roasted whole on the mine, carved out to the men, and washed down with abundance of cwrw da. The horns are still preserved in the storeroom of the mine. Lord Windsor's coming-of-age was also celebrated in Penartb, Grangetown, St. Fagan's, and Caerphilly. His lordship is well known in Cardiff as an extensive landed proprietor in the neighbourhood, and the descendant of ancient and renowned families. The event was invested with an unusual amount of interest. It is believed that hia lordship is desirous of building docks fit Grangetown. His lordobip has an estate also in Worcestershire*.
ELLESMERE. FAIR.—There WAS a very small show of s'oek in the Smitbfield on Tuesday. Mr Parry sold ZJ cattle, J82 sheep, 14 calves, and lG8 pige. Mr Cooke sold 22 cttile, 71 sheep, 5 calves, and 58 pigs. There was a good ii um- ber of pigs sold privately. The best, beef was a shade in favour of sellers; also good calves. Beef made from 8!J o 9d; muttoD, 9J to I Od veal, 9J to lOd BIVS 10s 6d to lis. ELLESMERE BOWLING GREEN.—A friendly match was played on this green by the members of this club against Shrewsbury, on Friday, the 23rd inst. The weather was not favourable, heavy showers falling at intervals. The conditions were seven up, and the best out of three games. After the first ties had been decided it was found that Shrewsbury was one in advance, and the Ellesmere team had to pull up in the second ties. The games were in some respects remarkably well contested. The final result was:—Total score Ellesmere, 95 Shrewsbury, 76; majority for Ellesmere, 19. The gentlemen afterwards retired to the Bridgewater Hotel, where a sumptuous repast was laid out, prepared in Mr Lawrence's good style. The chair was occupied by the mayor (Mr G. W. Allinson), the vice-chairman being Mr Badger, the president of the Shrewsbury club. After the removal of the cloth, the chairman proceeded with the usual loyal and patriotic toasts, which were enthusiastically received. Other toasts followed, includ- ing Earl Brownlow, Major Cust, M P., and Success to the Shrewsbury and Ellesmere Bowling Clubs," all of which were duly honoured. The return match will shortly be played at Shrewsbury.
GRESFORD. THE ROFT.Dr Brnshfield, Brookwood Mount, Surrey, writes in the Chester Courant :It may ap- pear somewhat perilous to attribute an Anglo-Saxon origin to the name of my locality in Wales yet I cannot help thinking that the Anglo-Saxon Rof (or Hrof) is the word which has descended to us as The Roft As a substantive, Rof signified the roof, top, or highest part of a building (hence our modern word roof) but was empleyed as an adjective, for renowned, famous, &c. Used in the sense of a summit, or as a place of renown, either origin is applicable. Rochester, i.e., Rofe-ceaster, is a good examble of the name of a place being thus derived.
HOLYWELL. SCHOOL BOARD MEETING.—The members met on Wednesday, under the presidency of MrGratton. MrThos. liughesteriewedhis motion, declaring that the existing rules for the regulation of the schools were illegal and imprac- ticable, and that they be rescinded and new rules framed in accordance with the education act. The motion was not seconded, and Mr Hughes complained that his propositions were met by a factious opposition. He gave notice that he would renew the motion at the next meeeing. The vice-chairman thereupon gave notice that he would bring the maitar of adopting rules for the better conduct of the board's business before the next meeting. It wasreoolved that the Bagillt Board Schools, which have been erected at a cost of about £ 6,000' should be publicly opened on Monday next.
LLANRWST. MANSLAUGHTER.—An inquest was held on Saturday on the body of William Jones, a carter, living near Llan- rwst. He quarrelled with a labourer named Hughes, and hit him with a whip. Hughes threw a large s'one, which struck deceased on the head, death being almost instantaneous. A verdict of manslaughter was re- lumed.
LLANDYRNOG. DEATH OF THE SCHOOLMASTER.—On Sunday, the 18th inst., after a very protracted illness, the death of Mr William Jones, the esteemed and highly respected schoolmaster, of the above parish, took place, and on the following Thursday his mortal remains were deposited in their last resting place in the parish church yard. A great number of the parishioners and others including the school children, had assembled together to pay their last respects to the deceased. The serviee' at the house was performed by the Rev D. Williams, rector of Llandyrnog, and the Rev Morgan Rees, rector of Llangwyfan. After that a procession was formed headed by the school children, under the direction of Mi Myddleton, the temporary schoolmaster, and the choir of the parish church, who sang hymns suitable to the occasion, a8 they proceeded through the village to the church. On their arrival at the church the burial service was read by the Rev M. Rees, and as the procession was moving from church toward the grave the Dead March was played by Mr Myddleton. At the grave the remaining part of the burial service was read by the Rev D. Williams in a very affecting manner. The parish- oners then dispersed to their respective homes, all mourning the loss of a very dear friend, and a most faithful public servant.
LLANARMON DYFFRYN CEIRIOG.
LLANARMON DYFFRYN CEIRIOG. CONFIRMATION.—On the 24th inst., the Bishop of St. Asaph held a confirmation in the church in Welsh and English. His Lordship addressed the candidates fluentlv in both languages, and his words of advice were listened to with marked attention by young and old, Churchmen and Dissemters. The singing was pronounced to be excellent, Miss Hannah Parry, of The Rectory, presiding at the harmonium. After the service, the Bishop and clergy retired to The Rectory, and partook of a sub- stantial luncheon. All the candidates had plenty of tea and other good things, and many of the parishioners were invited to join them, there being two communi- cants among the guests above eighty years old. The oldest man now in the parish is a communicant.
LLANGEDWYN. CONFIRMATION.—On Friday afternoon, the Bishop of St. Asaph attended the beautiful church in the village of Llangedwyn, to hold a confirmation, and about sixty candidates presented themselves to his lordship from the parishes of Llanrhaiadr, Llansilin, and Llangedwyn, and were accompanied by the clergy. The vicar of Llanged- wyn read a portion of the Evening Service, and the Lesson was read vicar of Llansilin in Welsh. The choir sang hymns 354 and 308 from Hymns Ancient and Modern," and the harmonium was played by a gentleman staying at the hall. The Bishop's addresses before and after confirmation were very impressively delivered, and thoroughly practical. The church was crowded, and Sir Watk'n and Lady Williams Wynn were among the con- gregation. The Bishop held a confirmation at Penybont the same day. Sir Watkin and Lidy Williams Wynn entertained the Bishop and clergy at luncheon at Lhl1- gedwyn.
LLANGOLLEN. PETTY SESSIONS. TUESDAY.—Before Colonel Tottenham, and Captain Dickin. AN UNLICENSED DOG.—Mr Fraser, supervisor, Os- westry, charged Sarah Williams, Newbridge, with having Kept a dog without a license on June 18,- Fined in the mitigated penalty of 25s, with a recom- mendation that the fine should be further reduced to 10s. WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.—Supt. Wilde charged Humphrey Jones, Bridge-street, Llangollen, with having in possession on August 12th a flour beam and scale 12 drachms against the purchaser. The offence was ad- mitted, and the defeneant was fined 10s, and costs. Thomas Rogers, butcher, was charged with having on August 12th two counter scales, one half an ounce, and the other four drachms against the buyer. Fined 15s, and 9s costs.—David Hughes, Mill-street, Ltangollen, charged with having a counter scale four drachms de. ficient in weight, was fined 10s and 9s costs.-Edward Evans, Mill-street, was fined 15s, and costs, for having a weight was two ounces light.—Thomas Jones, Pentre- feliB, miller, was similarly charged, the weight being two drachms light, and unstamped. Fined 15s and costs.—Robert Morris Davies, Garth, was charged with having in his possession on August 12th, 20 weights which were light, and which were altogether 22 drachms against the purchaser. The case was considered a bad one, the defendant being fined X3 and 8s costs.-Harriet Jones, Garth, was charged with having a flour beam and scale of unjust weight.—Mr Wilde said that when he visited the shop he foucd the defendant ar.d a girl busily engaged in cleaning the scale. He stopped them, and found that the scale was three ounces against the pur- chaser. He then allowed them to get it as clean as they could, and it was then one ounce deficient in weight. Fined 10s and 8s coatti.-Robart Jones, Vron, was fined 10s and costs for having a scale one ounce against the buyer.—Elias Roberts, corn dealer, Vroncysylltau, was charged with having a pair of coal scales 31bs against the buyer. The officer said he found the deficiency was caused by the defendant's putting some loose pieces of lead and iron on the scales, which made a loss of 3!bs to the purchaser out of every cwt. Fined Xi 10s, and 8s costs.-Elias Phillips, Llansaintffraid-Glyn-Ceiriog, was charged with having a four scale 20 drachms uajust in weight. Fined 10s and 8s costs.—Edward Edwards, Vroncysylltau, for having had a flour beam and scale one once against the purchaser, was fined 10s and 8s cot s. —Evan Roberts, Vroncysylltau, was charged with having a flour beam and scales nineteen drachms iu favour of the seller, and a pound weight half a drachm light, and an eight ounce weight which was five drachms light. Fined 10s and costs in each case.—John Humphreys, Chirk, was fined 10s and costs for having used a counter scale two drachms in favour of the seller. —Joseph Jones, Chirk, charged with having a counter scale four drachms against the purchaser, was fined 10s and costs.-William Griffiths, butcher, Chirk, was charged with the same offence, the scale being one ounce deficient in weight. Fined X2 and costs.-Tiiomas Allen Hughes, innkeeper and provision dealer, Llansaintffraid G.C., was charged with having used a flour beam and scale one ounce in favour of the seller. The Inspector said this was a very bad case. The scale was not only out of balance, but a piece of cord was fastened to the counter, and attached to the scale, so that there was only a certain range for the scale to travel, which was much in favour of the selle.. The defendant made no appearance, and was fined 25, including costs. -Richard Jones, Lilansainiffraid G.C., was charged with having a weighing machine four ounces against the byyer, and two counter scales eleven and a half drachms in favour of the seller. On another information the defendant was charged with having had one eighteen ounce weight, which was illegal, and two other weights which were I ig1 t. Fined 15s and costs for each offence.-The Cnnirmaa said that if the same persons were brought up egain, the fines would be considerably increased. HcsBAXDAXD W IFE.-ThoIlHlS Matthew Mei-ris, Mill. street-tquarc, was chaiged With Laving assaulted his wife Mary Frances Morris; on August 18th.—Complain- ant said that on the day in question the defendant struck | her twice in the face, on account of her going to a house be objected to. He had threatened to kill her, and she was afraid he might do something serious. He had assaulted her on several occasions before the assault complained of. He struck her in the bedroom, but her grandmother was downstairs and could hear what was going on.—Ann Jones said that on the 10th August she was with the complainant. They met the defendant, who struck his wife three times on the shoulder. See did not know what happened on August 18th.—The grand- mother of the complainant was called, and gave evidence to the effect that the defendant had frequently threatened his wife. She (the witness) had often gone to bed with- out undressing for fear of the defendant's making some disturbance.—The bench fined the defendant XIO, and lls costs, or, in default, he would be imprisoned for three months' hard labour.—The money was paid. NOW-PAYMENT OF HIGHWAY RATE -Mr Joseph Edwards summoned the Brynkinallt Colliery Company for the recovery of f54 103 id highway rate.—Mr J. Jones appeared for the plaintiff, and the case being satisfactorily proved, the bench made an order for the payment of the money, with costs. DRUNKENNESS.—Jonathan Roberts, Cefn Mawr, was charged by P. C. Windsor with having been drunk and disorderly on August 18, in Llangollen.—Fined 10s and costs.—P. C. Burgess charged David Davies and Lewis Jones with having been drunk and fighting at Llansaint- ffraid, G.C., on July 30.—Jones, who had been previously convicted, was fined £1 and costs, and Davies 10s and costs. No NAME ON CART.—James Coombes, Llansantffraid, was charged by Inspecsor Humphreys with not having any name on his cart. Fined 2s 6d, and 8s costs.— Griffith Hughes, farmer, was similarly charged, and was fined 2s 6d, and 9s costs,—Ann Jones, Afonro, was charged by P.C. Roberts with having no name on her cart on August 10,-Fined 2s 6d, and costs. ASSAULTING A Boy.-Tamar Williams was charged by Martha Hughes, Llangollen, with having assaulted Josph Henry Ellis, her grandson, on August 7.-Fined 6d, and 9s costs. HIGHWAY OFFENCES.—Richard Jones, Garth, was charged by P.C. Miles with having allowed his donkey to stray on the highway Oft July 26 h. Fined 2s 6d and costs. Cadwalader Lewis, Pentredwr, was fined 5s and costs for having allowed two cows to stray. DRUNK IN CHARGE OF A HORSE AND CART.-Thomas Hughes, Llandynan, was charged by P.C. Jones, with having been drunk in charge of a horse and cart in Llan- tysilio, on August 14. Fined 10s 6d and costs. LICENSING SESSIONS—STATE OF THE DISTRICT.—This being the general annual licensing meeting, all the licenses in the division were submitted for renewal. In reply to the chairman, Inspector Humphreys said the public-honses had been on the whole well-conducted, and thatdrunkenness was on the decrease, which heattnbuted chiefly to the depression of trade. Glyn was an exception to the general satisfactoiy state of th'e district, the place being in an unsatisfactory condition.—Colonel Totten- ham said the bench were glad to hear the favourable report of the Inspector. There had been five convictions for permitting drunkenness, but none of the convictions had been ordered to be endorsed en the licenses. If any of those persons who have been convicted for permitting drunkenness appeared before them again and the charges proved, they would have their licenses endorsed. Had the police any objection to offer against any of the licenses being granted ?-The Inspector replied that they had not.—The licenses were accordingly renewed.
LLANDEGLA. COMING OF AGE REJOICINGS. On Tuesday, the 20th inst., rejoicings were held at the Bwlcb, Llandegla, in commemoration of Mr Edward Owen Vaughan Lloyd, heir to the Rhaggat estate, at- taining his majority. A committee bad been tormed, having for its chairman Mr Erancis Beech, Bryniau the secretary being Mr John Jones, Pen Bedw, Bryn- eglwys. The school children, numbering about 130, formed a procession, and headed by the Tryddyn brass band, marched to the scene of the rejoicings A tent had been erected in a field adjoining the Traveller's Inn, where the tea &c. was held. Mr John Jones, Penstryt, had been very busy making flags and banners bearing ap- propriate inscriptions, and in placing several mottoes &c. ia the tent, wishing success to the heir. Tea commenced at two o'clock and was served to about 550 persons. There were between six and seven hundred present, but as the committee had only thought of four hundred, their arrangements had to be a little altered. Ater tea the school children assembled and were phced on the side of a hill where they sang songs, accompanied by the brass band, which sounded well at a great distance off. Several articles had been bought suitable for children, and they were offered to them for lacing. A great many of them were fortunate enough in getting at least one of the articles. A greasy pole had been put up, on the top of which some wearing apparel were placed, and many attempts were made to climb up it, but were all unsuc- cessful, sa they had to resort to other means, such a standing on one another's shoulder until the articles were reached. One little boy, named Robert Owens managed to pull one of them off, but the pole had to be shaken down before they were all taken away. Dinner was served in the evening to about forty per- sons, who were mostly farmers on the estate. The carvers were-Rev. John Owen, Llandegla; Mr Francis Beech, Bryniau Mr Hugh Jones, gamekeeper Mr John Jones, Ty'n Rhos; and Mr John Beech, Bryniau. After dinner, the Rev. John Owen was unanimously elected chairman, who, after a few remarks, called upon Mr Beech to say a few words on the occasion. Mr Beech, in responding, said that he bad been a tenant on the Rbaggat estate for 28 years, and hoped that all the tenants would get on well with their new landlord. He then proposed the health of Mr Lloyd, wishing him long life and prosperity, and hoped that he would follow in the footsteps of bis ancestors, so as to keep for future generations the old, the respected, and cherished name of the Lloyds, of Rhaggat and Berth, untarnished (loud cheers). The Chairman then read the following which the secretary had received from Mr Lloyd;- Berth, Ruthin, North Wales, August 16th, 1878. My dear Sir,—I have received your kind note and invita- tion and can only say how much I regret beins: uuable to be present at the festivities at Bwlch, which you are so good to celebrate on my behalf, particularly the tea for 400. I have arranged to be present at a luncheon in the schoolroom of Llansaintifraid, on Tuesday next, where other kind friends and neighbours are going to greet me with their expressions 01 kindness and goodwill. But with yon in your festivities 1 shall certainly be present in heart and sentiment, and, in gi'ateful and heartfelt thauks.-I remain, yours truly, Mr John Jones. E. O. V. LLOYD. Mr Edward Price, Blue Bell Inn, was then crdlt"d to sing his song, which ha had composed expressly for the occasion. The song was well sung, and redemanded but the audience was told that it was to be printed, so he gave them some ponnillion singing, accompan.ed on the harmonium by Mr John Horson Roberts, the school- master. Votes of thanks were given to the chairinau for ably conducting the meeting, to the committee for their part of the work, and to the host and hostess for the good dinner, &c., they had had that day. After giving three hearty cheers for Mr Lloyd, the meeting terminated. Mr and Mrs Evan Edwards, Pentre, at their own expense, kindly entertained about sixty persons who were unfortunate in not getting tea at tbe rejoicings. The following composed the committee, with their subscriptions :—Messrs Francis Beech, Bryniau, £1 Is John Jones, Penbedw, £ 1 Is Edward Jones, Perthi- chwareu, XL ls David Salisbury, Ty Isaf, XI Is; Robert Morris, Pentre, 10s 6d Hugh M;rri?-, Cae Mawr, 10s 6d Thomas Jones, Cac Madog, 10s 6 Evan Edwards, Pentre, 10s 6d Hugh Jones, Bodenwydog, 10s 6d; John Jone, Cae Madog, 10s 61; Price Price, Trefydd Bycnain, 10s 6d; Humphrey Hughes, Rhol", 10s Gj James Hughes, Ddol Delu, 5s. The subscriptions in all amounted to about jHl Is 4d the expenditure being—Tea for 550, .£16 6s 8J dinner for forty, £ 6; tea for distribution amongst the poor, £ 3 lis 8d tobacco, £ 1; toys, &c., for the races, £ 1 10s- band. £ 3; expenses of the committee, .£1 I Gs; wine, .£1 10s, flags and banners, 7s; towards the address delivered at Llanbedr, .£5; printing, 10s pole, 10s.
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