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Th" genial weather came to an end with the last day of October. A sharp frost set in on Monday might. and Tuesday was very cold, the hills having a mantle of snow. J- "J'I T' tf TT_ a At the last meeting or tne ijianiyinn union assess- ment Committee, the assessment of the Liverpool Coro-ation Waterworks in the Union was increased from i.5,000 to xs,ooo. The earthquake, mentioned in another pait of this f*tp<!r, was extensively felt in Montgomeryshire, and we have received reports from a number of corres- pond" rte describing the alarm which it caused. fAdv Henry Somerset, the renowned Temperance advocate, has consented to deliver addresses in New- town n December. The newly-formed Womens' tTevuoerauce Association will be greatly strengthened by It-r visit. Sir Pryce Pryce-Jones paired with Mr D. Randel!, member for West Glamorganshire, for the first two ooening days of Parliament. On Fridav Sir Pryce the guest of the Lord Mayor of Manchester, on t occasion of the entertainment by the latter of Ker Majesty's Judges of Assize. A marriage has been arranged, and will shortly ■fetke place between Helen, youngest surviving gstuvbtev of the Rev. O. A. Nares. Kerr3 and Herbert F. Moseley, of Moorend House, Hambrouk, Glos., and younger son of the late Edward Moseley, of Wan- sSfcetd., Essex. ORWIZ,TF.Y BUTTER, CHEESE, AND BACON FAIR.- This trorthly fair, which is generally the largest in the veir for these commodites, was held in the Powis Had mi Wednesday, when there were upwards of 2440 < ub" of buiter and about 420 oheepe pitched Batter realized Hid. to Is. per lb. Skim cheese, 511 to 30f! half-meated 35s, to 40a.; and fat cheese, 45a to 524q 6d per cwt. There was a fair supply of tiams nnd flitches of bacon, the former fetching 9d to 10, and te latter 7d to nd per lb. AN IMPORTANT SALE is announced by Messrs. Marshall, and Poole, at Oakeley, Bishops C"tt. Ti-. consists of the contents of that old mansion, unth the faeir-looms of the Oakeley family, the antique fcrmtarf, valuable paintings and engravings, the lib- tary of rpre books, and the curios brought to England fcyiwvre'fll distinguished travellers. The items number cearty twelve hundred,and are catalogued for a three days* s&» in a bulky pamphlet,for which the Auction- eer* are under the necessity of charging sixpence. Rut eveo for those who do not intend being present. its pa-sres will prove highly interesting, as many of -the fttt'.ctes are unique. It is only once in a decade that sale of this character takes place in a district. SHREWSBURY CORN MARKET, SATURDAY.—The corn trade during the past week has not been active, -ard markets have been more thinly attended. Wheat has moved slowly at former prices. Fine <j,arl«y has found buyers at unchanged quotations, "hut ursoocdary qualities have been difficult to dispose of evet. at Is per quarter reduction. Oats have .confirmed to be firm in value. Flour has been dull. IH off a fair trade has transpired at steady rates. -Out market here to-day was moderately attended. '\1r"'I"t was unchanged. Fine, mellow barleys were dv. but other sorts were lower. Oats were firm. -—^notations.—White wheat 48 2d to 48 4d per 75 Hd wheat 4s Od to 4s 3d per 751ba barley 4s to ft* 6d per 701bs oats 12s Od to 14s 6d Ter 225 tb* j pras 12s Od to 13Fi Od per 225lbs; beans 15s Od to t6 fid per 240Ibs.- W. L. Browne and Co's Circular. FR-OPKRTY SA.LP.Messrs R. Gillart and Sons, of T<wv« (Merioneth), and Machynlleth, recently con- oinetel a very successful two day's sale of valuable booproperty and freehold farms in North Wales. <0a Thursday, October 31st, at the Bear Hotel, New. town. two lots of substantial dwelling houses, situate an Crescent-street. and Commercial-street, Newtown, disposed of, and realised good prices. On Wednesday. NrremW 1st. at the Wynnstay Hotel, Machynlleth, Messrs Gillart and Sons, submitted for eabfc; competition some very desirable freehold Itamit and ace, uiodation lands, together with 4a.luahle bouse a ><! cottage property. Several of the Wo. inludin Doltwymyn Farm, in the rarish of <Cecsme«, cottages and gardens at Cwmllinau, mtnee, houses, shop and premises at Pennal viijjig*. and the freehold reversion of some excellent tUI8, shops, and premises in the town of Towyn, were MId at good prices. The unsold lots include <e*tnaA>bs farms, lands, and cottage property, situate tte&t to Machynlleth, all of which are likely to be Aiw).tpd of privately.











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