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BISHOP'S CASTLE. DISTRICT AGRICULTURAL SHOW.—We are pleased to state that the entries for this show, which will be held on Wednesday next, are the largest since the formation of the Society; whilst those of live stock, poultry, &c., are about 50 more than any pre- vious year. Will intending competitors in the military tournament and open and local leaping classes note that entries close on Monday next. TOWN COUNCIL.—TUESDAY. Present: The Mayor, Councillor Walter James, Alderman A. Greenhous, Councillors Benjamin Bowon, M. Pugh, Geo. Edwards, Geo. Fletcher, Geo. Strawson, and Thos. Jones; Mr. Geo. Hamer (for the surveyor), and the Clerk (Mr. E. Griffiths). LIGHTING OF THE TOWX. The Watch Committtee reported that Mr. Morgan (the lessee of the Gasworks), not having replied stating at what price he would supply gas to lamps by meter but repeating the price of P,74 16s as before, the Committee are not prepared to recom- mend acceptance of his tender, and recommended that a reply to the former question asked be re- quested from Mr. Morgan, on the proposition of Councillor Strawson, seconded by Councillor Bowen.—It was unanimously agreed that the ques- tion of lighting the town be delegated from the Watch Committee to a special meeting of the Town Council, to be held as soon as soon as a reply was received from Mr. Morgan. WATER. Councillor Edwards asked the Chairman of the Waterworks Committee (Aid. Greenhous) if any report had been received from the Engineer respect- ing the opinion of the expert, who had been engaged endeavouring the remedy the defects at the reser- voir, and if it was correct that the water was lost through the rock, and if so would it be necessary to concrete the bottom and sides of the reservoir. —In replying, Mr. Greenhous said that Mr. Wyatt promised to, send in a report in time for that meet- ing, but that the same had not come to hand but, from a conversation that he (Mr. Greenhous) bad had with the expert, he was led to understand that the defect would be remidied at a small outlay.— Balances in hand Borough fund, 14s Id district, 19 7s; Waterworks, duo to treasurer, CI13 3s. BOROUGH PETTY SESSIONS.—TUESDAY. Before Councillors Walter James (mayor) and Benjamin Bowen. RIDING ON SHAFTS. ALLEGED ROUGH LANGUAGE BY A CONSTABLE.—John Bowen, farmer's son. Lower Oakley, was charged by P.C. Morris with riding on the siltl;ts of a waggon drawn by three horses on the road leading from the Crow Gate to Bishop's Castle on the 7th of July.—The Officer deposed that at 12.30 noon on the day in question he was on duty at Love lane when he saw the defendant riding on the shafts of the waggon for a distance of 200 yards. When he saw him (Morris) he jumped down. Defendant's brother was riding in the waggon. There were no reins attached to the horses.—The defence was a total denial of riding on the shafts both by the defendant aId his brother Thomas, and the latter asserted that, when he' denied the officer's statement he called him a b liar. This the officer denied. In answer to Mr Bowen, the witness Thomas Bowen said that he was riding on the right, hand side of the fore part of the waggon. He (lid not see his brother on the shafts.—After consideration the magistrates ordered the defendant to pay costs 5s 6d. A CAUTION TO BICYCLISTS.—Thomas Kinsey, baker, of this town, was charged on information laid by P.C. Arkingstall with riding a bicycle at 10.20 p.m. on July 22 without a light. The defend- ant admitted the charge and stated that he told the officer that his light had gone out, and having onl.v two matches had failed to re-light it.—Fined 6d and 6s 6d costs. DRUNKENNESS. Thomas Husband ^Harley, Jenkins street, was fined 13s including costs, for being drunk on July 17th. Allowed a month to pay.—Edward Lloyd, for the same offence, was fined 7s including costs. On the application of Mr S. Bright, Six Bells Inn, a warrant of ejectment against Thos. Rawlings, for possession of a cottage, was granted. Rawlings did not appear.