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I- THE CLERICAL SCANDAL IN RADNORSHIRE. The Serious Charge against the Presteign Curate. Continuation of tne Commission of Inquiry. The inquiry held at Presteign into the charges of drunkenness preferred by the Clerk of the Peace for Radnorshire against his son-in-law, the Rev. John Davies, curate of Presteisrn, was con- tinued at the Radnorshire Arms in that borough, on Wednesday, Dr. Tristram, chancellor of the diocese, presiding. F. Humphreys, organist of the parish church, deposed to having been playing cards with the Rev. John Davies at his lodgings on two separate nights. They remained till a late hour. Mr Davies made free use of the whiskey bottle, and was drunk. He also made use of profane language. In cross-examination, however, the witnessed admitted having fallen out with the accused, who had insulted his wife. Hilkich Bingley and his wife, with whom Mr Davies lodged, were called on behalf of the complainant, but denied that Mr Davies was ever drunk in their house, and he had always lodged with them. They also denied ever having seen him delirious, or that he ever behaved in any other way but as a gentleman in their house. Mr Stephens was re-called, and swore that both Mr and Mrs Bingley had complained very sadly to him of Mr Daviess drunken habits. In defence, T. R, Lewis, formerly station- master at Presteign, said be was one of the party at; Mr Daviess lodgings on the two occasions referred to by Humphreys, and he swore that Mr Davies was not drunk. The enquiry was further adjouraed. The public feeling ia the town is intense.

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