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THE FOREST OF DIOAN MAN- SLAUGHTER CASE. A COLLIERY OWNER SENT TO I GAOL. a" \U"I\:strflhire Assizes on Friday (before Mr. Justice Cave) James Roasor (54), colliery owner, surrendered to his bail charged with killing ana slaying Isaac Jones, at Coleford, on April 21. -it appeared from tho evidence of the prosecution that tiie prisouer was the owner of tho Hopewell Engine Colliery, at which the deceased worked. I ho latter was in the pit, and sig- nalled to be brought, up. The engine was put in motion by a boy named Isaac Kaldwin, who was acting as engineman (tho statuto forbidding the employment ot lIovs as engine drivers). When the deceased was some distance up the shaft the rope broke; he fell to the bottom, his skull was fractured, and death ensued immediately. The rope occasionally slipped oft the wheel and ran ou the spindle, but was always re-placed as soon as noticed. The rope was frayed, and prisoner had been acquainted with the fact of its slipping off the wheels, and it was stated tint prior to the inquest lie asked the boy who drove the engine to say that it had only slipped off once. When told that the rope was not sale he said it would not hurt—it would pull for a twelve- month and not break. One wimess said thai when ilic, rope catiio off the wlieel it was due to the neglect of the banksman. The evidence of Mr. stiarpe, a mechanical engineer, was that the rope was frayed, the wire boing broken in several places, some being old breaks. The pulley-wheel was not large enough compared with the drum, and the flange was too shallow. There was a groovo in the spindle, caused, apparently, by the rope running over it; this would fray a rope in a few hours.— FlIr tliu defence it was contended that tile. ope only became frayed on the night of the accident, and then bv the banksman allowing it to run on the spindle to which it was replied ihat a compe- tent. engine-driver, one other than Uie illegal boy, would have detected this if it were S,I, and thus obviated the accident.—Tho jury found the pri- soner guiltv, but le.omuiended him to mercy.— Sentence ot three months' imprisonment was passed.
DISASTER TO A GLASGOW VESSEL. l'HE CAPTAIN AND FOUR MEN LOST. The Press Association Queenstown correspon- dent telegraphs :—The iron barque lnchcape Rock, 1.451 tons, belonging to Messis. Comfort und Co., Glasgow, arrived here on Suuday morning in a battered condition from Sun I'rancisco,in charge of Mr. Can on, chiet officer, who reports tho loss of Captaiu Armour, three seamen, and tho .steward, which occuried on the 12th and 13th of Atiril durin" a westerly hurricane. Mr. Carson states that the vessel left San Francisco for Queeustown oil February 24 with a cargo of whoat. Stot ii) v weather was encoun- tered on Apiil 12 in latitude 55.30 S., longitude 83 W., a gale from the north coming oil and thes-a lisiug to a tremendous height. At 6.30 in the evening heavy seas commenced bieak- ing over the ship, smashing the pert lifeboat,burst- ing in the forecastle,and Hooding the cabin. John Adams, able seaman, Aherdeeu, was washed over- board, and lest. Shortly after midnight tilo vessel was submerged for several minutes. Captain Armour. Frank Haves, and Bertie Doddlemont, seamen, were canie<i away. The wheel and wheel- liouse were smashed, and the hurricane-house and two lifeboats were carried awa)", Afterwaids the vessel lay on her beam nds for 60 hours, the cargo having sllifted, The steward (Robert, Baird, of Dundee) WaS killed in ttie citbin by a tremendous rush of water, which wrecked the cubin. When the «alo moderated about 1.000 bags of wheat were' jettisoned to right the ship. On April 17 I he Glasgow ship Kilhrannan supplied them with stores, instruments, kc., and the remainder of the voyage was completed without incident.
THE LONDON POSrILlEN. COLLAPSE OF THE AGITATION. APPEALS FOR It ENT. åt the General Post-office on Saturday the r,tiiko of postman was regarded 119 pi-iietictilivitt ,tn eiiii. A petition from the Whittchupel district signed by 83 of the 94 meu who left, duty has luen rt-ceived begging the Iloitiiiastei-.Geiier,tl to re-instate them ill their former positions. They say that they deeply regret their past indiscretions and that they will have no further connect ion with the postmen's union. The reports received hy telegram from the various postal districts were of a most favourable character, the general effect "f them being that tho work of delivering letters was going on smoothly titid with du-* despatch( though in the eastern district the new hands were working under police protection. Altogether 485 postmen have been diyixjis-ed, and it is doubtful whether they will be allowed to return to duty, as [they were warned beforehand of the penalty which ihi-y would have to p;.Ny for insubordination. At the headquarters of the nnn's union, where 405 are receiving HI i ike money, tlitre is a disposition to continue the struggle, and the officials claim that pecuniary aid is coming in satisfactorily.
STARVING STOWAWAYS. EXTRAORDINARY AFFAIR IN NORTH WALES, The Holyhead correspondent of the Central News telegraphs: — An outward-bound vessel t I mded six stowaways on Holyhead Breakwater on Sunday morning. 'The men at once proceeded to mischief. Entering Rigby's gardens they partook Iredy of the produce, and wero orged to reple- t)on with fruit and o'hcr good things. T?eytlien? began to commit wanton d?nage. On being dis- mrbed they rushed to the shore, cut adrift two boitts, and put ff to sea. Heavy waves were running at, the time, and utiles* they landed very soon they must have peiished. Polisenien have gone after them along the land, but notbing (¡,oS vat. heau hoard of thenam
| DEATH OF MR. D. PUGH, M.P. We regret to announce the death of Mr. David Pugh, M.P. for East Carmarthenshire, which took place at his London residence on Saturday morning. About three months ago Mr. Pugh went to Lon- don for the Parliamentary session, but on several occasions he was noticed to be in failing health, a material change for the worse taking place last week, when the hon. member had to bo confined to his room. Dr. Dickins and Dr. Bennett attended Mr. Pugh, but on Friday night his condition became so critical that all hope of his recovery was abandoned, and he died, as stated, on Saturday morning, the medical gentlemen certifying the cause of death to be from natural decay. The iutelligence of hi8 death was received with cunsiderable surprise by the electorate of East Carmarthenshire, from the fact that his illness was not generally known- Even at LUndilo, which is only a little over a couple of miles distant from Mnnoravon, the seat of the deceased gentleman, it was not widely understood until Friday that he was really dan- gerously ill, und when the sad news was circulated on Saturday morning it caused much consternation. Mr. Pugh was deservedly popular with all classesi The handsome Jubilee clock he presented to Llan- dilo wilt ever remain as a conspicuous testimony to his unvarying charitableness, while during the long period of agricultural depression he made most substantial abatements in his rents, and tli- tenants all feel his deplorable severance from them. The remaius of the deceased, who was in' his 85th jear and was never married, will probably be buried in Llandilo Parish Churchyard by the side of his brother, tho Rev. John W-iliam Plight who was for uiauy years vicar of Llandilo, and who died in 1852. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. Mr. David Pugh, of Manoravon-or, uiore pro. perly speaking, Manorvabon— ft charming country residence in the midst of the beautiful scenery of the Vale of Towy, near the town of Lliindilo. Car- marthenshire, was born in 1806, and was, there- fore, 84 years of age at his death. In looking back for more than two centuries we find that he is con- nected with the Rov. Philip Pugh, a celebrated Independent (Welh) minister at Cilgwyn, Llwyn- piod, Abermeui ig, who was born in Hendref, Llttnpensl, in 1679. He was "a dignified giintle- man, possossed of considerable wealth and many lands and mansions," including Hendref (where he resided), Ffos yr O iyn, and Giaudwr. He married a rich lady, a daughter of "Coedunwr Fawr," near Lampeter, with whom he received in dowry .several fertile t'-ti-iiii,allof wliiciitkrosittiale ill thaI lit ighbourhood. It is oil record that a Philip l'uh was made a momber of a Puritan ci nptcgation in Llanbadurn Odwyn in 1655, and it is though that he was the father of the young divine. This minister had a eon, Ml" David Pugh, of Coedmawr, near .Lampeter, who in 1714 married Kaeh iel, the daughter of Mr. Rhys Lloyd, of the Alltyrodyn family, but who lived at Cilyblaidd, Pencarreg parish, and she and her sister Jane became 'he heiresses of the Alltyrodin E.-tate By this lady (R"eha")) Mr. David Pugh had three children, the elder of whom was Mr. David Pugh, of Coedmawr, who was appointed to the shrievalty of Carmarthenshire in 1747. A third son was Mr, John Pugh. The secoud son was Mr. Philip Pugh, who married and had a sun, Mr. David Heron Pugh, of Coedmawr and Manoravon. He became lieutenant-colonel of a Volunteer corps and died in 1820. By his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. William Bsynon, second son of Mr. John Beynou, Treweru, Pembrokeshire, whom lie married at Carmarthen in 1803, he had issue three children, tlii) elder of whom was ElizabeMi, who died when young. Tho third bon wits tliu Rev, John WIlli IIn Pugh, who was vicar of Llandilo, which incumbency he held ffom 1837 till bis death in 1852. The second son was the bubject of our notice. Mr. David Pugh's preliminary education was conducted at Rugby, where he showed a marvel- lous aptitude for the study of the classics, a very familiar knowledge with which he afietwards evinced, not only in private, but in public life. Owing to his exceptional progress at the public school Mr. Pugh was fitted at a comparatively e .rlv age for lUlliol College, Oxford, where liti took his B.A. degree, a great distinction 60 years ago. He had a great taste for Ic,al lore, and in 1837 he wa" called to the Bar at the Inner Temple. That his acquaintance with law was of no mean order was testified by the fact that at more than one ussiza judges have congratulated the grand juries with wnicli holias boeu assot-iitted on having among their mi inker a gentleman who would be able to give uieui such advice in fulfikiiiil, their onerous tasks as would ensure their arrivtiat safe conclusions. It call- not ba wondere-1, then, that when he commenced life as a country gentleman—and he was a very fine up. cimen ot the squire of the good old dsys- his serviaes should be in great, request both in CIII- uiarihenshire and Cardiganshire, of which count ie, he was II justice of the peace, being chuirman ot the C,eiiiiii-tliens[iii-e Quarter Sessions from 1843 to 1852, an deputy-lieutenant of Cardiganshire. It was thought that such a member of the community could surely bs made still more uselul to his countrymen, and so Mr. Pugh WHO induced, when an nppoituiiitv presented iisell, to occupy a seat at St. Stephen's. In the twen- tieth )'I;r or her Majesty's reign Air. David Arthur blunders Davie*, of l'entre, and Mr. David Jones, of l'autglas, betli Conservatives, wore returned to tho Hou-,e of Commons for u>« Parii inn nt commencing (in t lie 30th of April, 1857. Mr. Saunders Davies died (-It the 23rd of May ill that year, and on the 121 h of June follow- ing Mr. David Pugh wns elected in his place as a Liberal Conservative. He continued to holll the seat till 1863. On the 11th of November in thatyearthctheu r, Dlslaeli (afterwards the Earl of lieA,on-i field) being Prime Minister, Parliament was dissolved in order to give effect to the new Reform Act which had just been passed. Air. Pugh again offered to represent Carmarthenshire. A fierce political war was waged lor lallrd in that count >. The question of the Irish Church wois among rilr first topics to engage the new Parliament's attention. Ibis, Mr. 1.,Ih assured his supporteis, he would cousider III a generous spirit towards Ireland if returned, His attitude nstonish«d his Conseivative friends. In treating at that timo wilh 811\110 of the objects which he h id endeavoured to promote he said:- There are two parties in the country, so constituted forccnturies ilist it is diflieult to do justice 10 one with- out doing at least apparent injuatioe to 'he ot her. I tlii.ik it should be the aim of the Imperial Government, always upholding Pioiestautistn, under which ihii country has so long Nourished, to intervene in their differences with such equity IllId fairness as sliall make tins fit reality, its ill name, a United If true statesmanship irite policy c"u-isls in binding Ireland to tills country, by indissoluble bonds, no less should we endeavour to cement I lie union between 1\111(1.111(1 and this part of the couni ry with which we are more especially connected. Science has always done wonders iu that. wav. and our legnlation should emulate the beneficence of science. To educate the vouth of our native mud; to prepare theni ha- the resnousdiilities of enlarged eiitrancJiiseiinnt.; to smooth pllth to the universities, which now. to their honour, are openiug their portals to the whole coin- iiuin ty to foster agriculture and commerce, always inseparably united, and through them to extend the bonds of peace with foreign IIntiolls-Ihese art: ome 01 tin- objects which I have endeavoured to pt,oinote, and shall continue to do so." Front the time of Mr. Pu»h's earliest entrance into the House of Commons ho unceasingly sup- ported tin abolition of Church rates, kitowing-it,,4 lie stated in Parliament about the year 1858-that this was the only country in the world in which it was put to the voto in vestry whether the church should be repaired or not, and that such a custom "must lead to dissensions deeply toitil Ileplored." His views on this veiy subject —given in consequence of all agitation respecting the Llandilo Church clock, which he preset.ted to that town a few years uyo-were similarly enun- ciated. So sanguine was Mr. Pugh of his return lit, the election in question that, in addiessing a meeting of his constituents at Llandilo a few days before the metnoiable voting, he a,titt "I believe thaI oil Tuesday next, at the close of the poll, you will not Wve tu dig my grave. My grave willuot lie dug by you but, it by some niisclmiic" it Is dug, I am thoroughly convinced that from that grave I shall riseitgalll* I g-) to the I)oll i,ext Tuesday and poll the last man. I shall endeavour if I go back to Parliament, to support good principles and put b;id principles on one side and let them vanish like chnff before the wind or like vapour before ttiesuii." There were on this occasion four candidates in the field. Mr. Edward John Saitoris, of Warne- ford, Hampshire, who had property in Llan- jiennech, was returned in the Liberal interest at the head of tho poll, and Mr. John Jones, of Blaenos, a Conservative, was his colleague, thr former receiving 3,290 votes :and the latter 2,933. Mr. Henry Lavallin Ptixley, of Lletherlluesty, a Conservative, and Mr. David Pugh, classed as n Liberal-Conservative, were the defeated candi- dates, the respective votes accorded them being 2,828 and 1,345. Tho news of the defeat was accepted very good-huinouredly by Mr. Pugh. On the declaration of the state of the pnll he said:— I have nothing to regret, and If the last four months bad to come over again I should do Very much as 1 have done. I have refused to pledge myself, although I know that, if I had pledged myself against. Mr. Glad- stone's policy I could have had oil inysidet-lirt power. ful interest which in now ranged ngainst me. No word ot expostulation, however, shall come from me. I hope to see the people taken into the coiifl-leiice of the rulers, and to see also affairs administered in a liberal and progiessive spirit." In local circles intense excitement was mani- fested in this election, and Mr. Pugh WAS there- after regarded ns a follower ot Gladstone and Bright. The Parliament of 1868 saw its ter- mination on the 25th of January, 1874, Mr. Pugh having in the meantime lived a compaiatively quiet and retired lifo on his estates. Lie was an extensive landowner in both divisions of Carmar- thenshire, and famous as nn agriculturist and a breeder of S horthorns. So valuable were his stock that they fetched excep- tionally high prices at his annual sales at Manoravon, the buyers including wealthy dealers on the other side of the Atlantic. Mr. Pugh was a great supporter of the local shows got up exclusively for the benefit of fanners, and did much tn ameliorate the condition of his au £ ot,liers' i.etiniito iii times of depression, not only by his timely advice, but also by a helping hand. His homely speeches at the periodical gatherings of agricultural societies were greatly appreciated, being couchod in terms understandable by everyone of the large mixod au iences that used to congregate together on those occasions. During the Parliament that lasled from 1880 to 1885 Mr. Gladstone carried a Bill for the re-distri- bution of seats, when (i,triiiartlienFiltire-came to* be divided into eastern and western flioioiis. Mr. Puglt, who came forward to solicit the suffrages of the former portion, thrpw off tho mantle of waver- ing and declared himself as a Gladatonion Liberal, his opponent being the descendant of on old Liberal family, viz., Sir Marteine Owen Lloyd, Bllrl" of Bronwydd, who contested tlte seat for the Conservatives. The result was a fortgone conclusion. The polling commenced on tin 4th of December, 1885, and on the day following, at, Ltxndito, it. wtis nnnouueed that Mr. Ptigii ba-i beatcu liin adversary by 4,487 votes to 2,122. That Parliament only lived five months—».e„ from the 12th of January to the 26th of June, 1838. On the 8th of June in the same year Mr. Gladstone brought forward the second reading of the Irish Home Rule Bill. anU was defeated by a majority of 30, tho number of votes for the Government measure being 311, against 341. Parliament then dissolved, aD(1 an appeal was made to the nation. The 5th of August, 1886, saw a fresh Parliament, with the Marquess of Salisbury All ita Prime Minister. For the Eastern Division of Carmarthenshire Mr. Pugh w is returned unopposed on the 6ih of July, and he held the seat up to his death, but. he did not intend to seek re-election at the expiration of his term of office. His later speeches to his consti- tuents were of a rather singular character. An extract from that, which he delivered in May of 1886 before I lie council of the East Carmarthen- shire Liberal Association may be cited as an in. siance. Speaking of the progress of the country he said :— It Is R grand tbing to see signs of the progress of the country, and when we get, as we shall very shortly get, a little Improvement innur land laws, we shitll see that progress going on much faster. Iain going to give ail honest vote and second the Land Bill when it coine3 forward. It has been said that It will be necessary to buy out the Irish proprietors. I believe we shall be able to arrange thai, very well. The mouey that may become necessaiv has been estimated at 50, 100, and even at 130 millions, But t he common e/lse of the COlllltrv will settle that. There may be a little difference here and there, bllt the battle is ours, allll I am far from feeling that you will be dokig liarin to the Empire by granting Home Kale." When present at convivial meetings Mr. Pugb, who was one of tho first supporters of the Vulun- teer movement, generally had his name coupled with "The Auxiliary Forces," and, as Captain I'ugh, he was called upon to respond. He was identified with many good movements in Llandilo ani neighbourhood, and, indeed, with not n few in tho united couuiies, and had been atone time or another a member of all, or, at least, must, of the public bodies in fttid about Lllludilo FllWr. In the upper districts of Carmarthenshire particularly his name is a household word, and for long gene- rations to come will Mr. David Pugh, of Manor- avon, be spoken of with deep reverence and respect. PRUVIOU8 RbliOTIONS. 1385. Mr. D. Pugh (L.) 4,487 Sir M. O. Lloyd CO.) 2,1^2 Liberal majority 2,56b 1W6. Mr. D. Pugh (fi.) Unopposed. Popu ation 4i\6J5. Hlectorate 8,659.
MALICIOUS BOYS AT EBBW VALE. A SCHOOL BIJOKEN L\TO. J On Saturday evening Pontygof Infant School, under the Budweilty School Board, was broken into by two boys. After gaining an entrance a wholesale destruction of the school appliances vvas commenced. The pictures and diagrams on the walls were torn down and rendered useless, while a splendidly stocked museum of useful and novel articles utilised in the kindergarten exercises of the chil- dren was deliberately forced open and greatly damaged. A large quantity of sewing work in an advanced stile of preparation for the Govern- ment inspection was interfered with, and left in a state of hopeless confusion. Not, satisli d with the extent of their dev ,,t;tti,)iia, the miscreants finally tampered with th* attendance registers, but the amount, of damage done to thes« is scarcely yet known. As soon a* t lie out rage was discovered the puiice were communicated will" nnd both lads were convoyed to the police-station. Titeaffai, created considerable exciiemeut.
FATAL ACCIDENT AT BRYN- MAWLT RAILWAY STATION. On Saturday morning a wheel examiner named Morris, whose residence is Rt Abergavenny, had just finished examining the wheels of the 820 a.m. train from Newport an I was standing between the i-ails adjacent while the passenger train was proceeding to the platform. Unawares to the poor fellow, five empty wagons were being shunted on the line on which he stood. These struck him down linticaused a compound fracture to ono leg and a simple fracture with a severe laceration Oil the other. Dr. Alexander Lowe wa* pi umptly in Pttendaiice, but the poor felluw suc- cumbed to his in;urie« about mid-day.
ESCAPE OF A HON AT CARMARTHEN. There was a great commotion in Cortriarllten on lIOlhV niKltt IIbout 330. At tht hour ono of the lions of Wonibweli's Menagerie, now in the c,tt, le initrket, broke its way through its cage und made three attempts to clear the wall surrounding the market, but, fortunately,the owner saw it an-i took prompt steps to prevent the animal from escaping. The inhabitants were greatly alarmed until the keeper had fo cud the buatt back into its cage.
QUADRUPLE BlitTH AT DOWLAIS. On Saturday morning, Mrs. Arabella Price wif" of a workman lIamed Tlionins Price, living at Petigarnddu, Dowlais, gave birth to four childien, but uicd shortly afterwards. The poor woman was attended by persons of her own s»x, and when the doctors from the Dowlais Surgery arrived they found her dying. The event caused a most painful sensation at Dowlais. On Satur- day afternoon all four children were living.
GLAMORGAN COUNTY COUNCIL. The quarterly meeting of the Glamorgan County Council will be held at. Neath on the 17th inst. Several important notices of motion have been given. The council will bo aaked by Mr.W.W illiams to petition the HomtJ Secretary not to erant the increase of jE200 to the Pontypridd stipendiary magistrate's salary recommended by tite quurtur sessions. Mr. PenJarves Vivian will move that in the year 1891 the quarterly meetings of the council to held at Cardiff and Neath alternately. Alderman Aaron Davies has given notice to move that the council petition Parliament pnying that the proportionate shares falling to Wales and Monmouthshire of the duties raised for local pur- poses under the Budget. Act, now unappropriated, be made applicable for the purposes of tho Welsh Intermediate Educat inn Act for Wales and Mon- mouthshire. Among otlter liusi IIC, tile advisability of appointing five members of the management committee of the Llanerch Explosion Fund and an application of the Cardiff County Councillhat the county should share the cost of judges, lodgings will also be considered.
RHONDDA AND SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY. A notice appears in our advertising columns to the effect that from and after to-day (Monday) the trains of the Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway Company will run into the Taff Vale Colkip,,ttiyli station at Treherbert. There will be fivo trains between Aberavon and Treherbert each way daily, and the time table will be found in the advance- ment abuve refet-red to.
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TYNE COMMISSIONED AT NEWPORT. I VISIT TO THE DOCKS AND RIVEil. I SIR Pir-O^QE ELLIOT ON THE FUTURE OF NEWPORT. The Tyno Commissioners arrived at Newport in their Pulmsn cir at 9.35 on Saturday, and were received at the lailway station by a large deputa- tion, representing the Newport Harbour Commis- sioners, Town Council, and Chamber of Commerce. On the arrival of the train Mr. Stevenson, M P., chairman of the visiting cbmmittec, was introduced to Colonel Lyne, chairman of the Newport Commissioners, who was accompanied by Messrs. E. Grove (chairman of the county council), J. S. Adam to the dock com- pany), Henry Walts, T. H. Mordey, J. H. Carney, L. U. Moore, R. B. Pugslev (harbour-masier), T. Pugsley, G. 1. Jones, T. E. Walson, R. L. Watson, W, T. C. Pratt (surgeon, Board of Trade), James I Williams (Loudon and South Wales Coal Company), G. W. Wilkinson. F. Orders, Alderman J. W. Jones, Alderman Huzzey, A. Mawson, W. A. Baker, J. Monks, It. T. Martin, P. James, Alderman T. Golds- worthy, T. H. Howell, A. Williamson (Lang and Williamson), C. D. Phillips, T. H. Howell, C. H. Bailey, S. Dean, S. D. Williams, (secretary joint reception committee), &c. The party at once entered carriages, which were provided by Mr. A. Morgan, and diove through High-street, Commercial-street, Commercial-road, and Alexandra-road to the Alexandra Dock. At the Fier-liead the visitors alighted, nnd,crossing the lock gates,made a gliort tour ri inspletion round the dock, the shipping in which was gay with colours in honour of the occasion. The iull working of the dock, unfortunately, was retarded by a alight 1 labour dispute. A number of non-union men had been at work on a foreign vessel at1 B"Coal Hoist, and, its the union men refused to recognise the matter, a strike at that particular point ensued and the hoist was not at work. Passing on to tho extension worka the party was met by Sir George Elliot, Bart., M.P., Captain Pailitt (dockmaster), and Mr. Smytho and Mr. Garwood (engineers), who explained many of the points of Interest; The new spacious lock, cipable of acco-nitiodatint, a ship 500ft. lotig, is iu an advanced state, and the ate.ktu navvy is making great headway with the excavations of the new dock beyond. It is stated that on Friday this marvel of engineering skill excavated over 650 yards of soil. The men are also pushing forward the connecting link between the existing and the new dock, near the entrance to the graving dock. When all is completed the still-water accommodation will be increased by no less than 29 acres. It was confidently stated that the new lock would be completed in from twelve to eighteen months. Passing again over the lock-gates the company entered C'tptain Pirfitt's house, where wine and biscuits were served. The carriages again came into requisition, and, passing along the dock side and through Church- street, the Old Dock, gaily decorated, and still found very useful for sailing craft and vessels of smaller tonnage, was visited. The company en ssnd tite lock gates to the eastern side, and to.,k in Messrs. Evans' chain works, and Mordey, Carney, and Co.'s dry docks. At the latter work is very brisk, and orders seem atprt-suitt sufficient to keep operations up to a high pitch ot activity for a considerable time. Both the Alice and the Edith Graving t'ocka were oc- cupied, and the new one, almost com- pleted, with its length of 350ft., looked inviting. One of the firm explained that it. would be opened about, the middle of August, and assured those who inquired that rumours about water making i■ s way up through the foutiditioiis wei-P, so far as Mordey, Carney, and Co. were coucerned. nothing to cause them tiie slightest apprehension or inconvenience. The commissioners then had a look at tho preliminary sampling of the ore tin- ported for th Ebbw Vale Company at tbair wharf on the riverside. THE LUNCHEON. The company afterwards drove up to the Town- hall, where luncheon was served at, one o'clock. Mr. S. Dean (We.stgute Hotel) provided an admir- able spread, about 80 gentlemen sitting down. The chair was occupied by Colonel Lyne, who was supported by the Tyne Commissioners, Sir Georgo Elliot, Ban., M.P., and the party which had acc ■nipiiiied the visitors at the docks. The ( HAiuMAif having given "The Health of the Queen," Sir GKOKGB ELLIOT, Bart., M.P., rose to propose "The Tvne Cominicsiouers." The hon. baronet was rect-ived with loud and continued cheering. After thanking the company for tho lieaity greeting which had been accorded to his name, he referred to the length of time which Mr. Stevenson had been connected with the TyneCommis-ion, and said film name was associated with the Act of Parliament which was obtained when the commissioners com- menc'd their duties. It was a remarkable beginning for a young man of about 25 years. The works which had been accomplished on the Tyne were of the most important description in the interests of the whole North of Eng and trade. The waters "f the river, he might almost say, had been made a perfect Bospliorus by the energy and determina- tion and skill which had been bi ought to play upon tile w.)i-kLw,and in connection with that ulldertalclDI he had pleasure in mentioning the names of Mr YoiiH and Mr. Messant. The hon. baronet referred .o tho great honour which had been conferred upon tlie port by the visit of such a di-1 tinguished body of gentleintiii-i body which he ventured to say was one of the niost eble in the kin»dom. But he ventured to say that they were neMo be too proud of the works in their own neighbourhood. There were works in this part of the country which would' compare favourably wilh any in the North, and he was quite confi- dent i hat the development of the Bristol Channel within the last ten or twenty years was something more marvellous lliuu he knew of in any other part of the kngdom. But Ihe general body of the people here—and at Newport more so than at Cariiiff-di(i not seem very fond of investing in docks. He would be very glad if they could be induced to join in dock enterprise instead of continually making observa- tions about the delay ill completing the extension of the Alexandra Dock. There was no body of men in tho world to whom he could give » welcome with such sympathy and attention as those men with whom he had worked all his life, and whose representative ho had been for over nineteen yen s. (Hear, hear.) The loast was acknowledged by Mr. J. C. STRVKN- SON, M.P, who thanked the company for the gieat cordialitv of the reception. He proposed "The Town and Trade of Newport," coupled with the anue of Colonel Lyne. The CHAIHMAN regretted the absence of the mayor, who was away at Leeds, and had sent to '4:IV how much he deplored that he had to be awav. The hirbour commissioners of Newpoit had "for some time past been in great diffiCLliti-LP, out ho was happy to think that on that very day their new Bill would pass through the Houses of Parliament. Ho believed ho right in saying that Newport had before it a far grander future than any other place in the Channel. (Hear, hear.) The been pledged in a bumper, At the ctoss of the luncheon the company ropairedlo the harbour commissioners' pontoon, ind there embarked on beard the Queen of tli, Bay passenger steamer for a trip down the river and round the Bell Buoy. On the return journey the steainor tan alongside ihe jotty of Messrs. Long and Williamson's Eastern Dry Dock, where the greater part of the company .debarked, and were met hy Captain Davies (the dockmastcr) and Mr. Paynter, and were conducted over tho works by Mr. Williamson, the junior partner. The new workshop, with modern machinery and appliances, was ihe object of much attention. At the ond of that building wines and cake were provided. SIR GEORGE ELLIOT AND NEW PORT. J Colonel LVNii then proposed success to the Eastern Dry Dock, which was received with much cordiality. Mr. W, H. SI'KVKSTSOW, one of the Tyne Com- missioiiers, then gave amidst much applause, "The Flealtli of Sir lieorge Elliot." He came, lie aid, from a pittee almost within a stone's throw of that where Sir George first saw the light, and, all things considered, lie was not surprised that he WIIS one of the chief pioneers of some of the won- derful works that they hntl seen thllt, day. South Wales was indebted to a very large extent to Not th of England men. Ho had said the sams at Cardiff nnd Barry on the previous day, and lie repeated it there that day. Many a time he had stood behind Sir George on the political platform in Durham and shouted till he nearly burst. I Apphuse,) Sir GEOKQB ErxtOT, Bart., M.P., who was most cordially cheered, said he remembered very well attending the opening of the Eastern Diy Docks, ilthough they were to slime extent a rival of his own works. He had, however, been accustomed to that sort of thing all his life, and he did not ore much for it now. lIe thanked them heartily for Ihe warm welcomo extended to him on the present occasion, und assured them that lie did not como to Newport to make a name. That was accomplished long before, and would, he trust, not fail him to earry out the idea of his life. to do what lie could for the interest—and the whole iiteret-of the neighbourhood where he resided. Ho came to Newport, na they knew, when the docks had done nothing. They had made a great place of Newport, and when he said they he meant, nil of them. there were now very large interests centred round it, and there would be more in the fiim e. They had the docks, the finest river in i i Britain, the coalfields behind, nnd, in fact, everything that Nature could assist them with. What was wanted was combination and the sympathy nnd support of the people of New- port with those who were trying to make it a great aud important place. No doubt the Tyne Commissioners had bven struck with the great strides witnessed in Cardiff. But there ih»y were. by the power of combination, financially and sympathetically stronger than fit Newport, because there was a greater zeal about the people of Cardiff in making it a strong place. Hut even there, where tho spirit of combination nnd support would wake Cardiff a stronger place. there came a misunderstanding amongst Ihe people, and Barry was created to the damage ot Cardiff. But, with patience and the exercise of that vi tue, he believed that they would see a far greater place at Newport, and a very large increase in its power of shipment. He invited Newport people to believe in the future of New- port—(hear, hear)—and to direct their energies and their financial efforts to help to make the place. There was no placo on the face of the earth so well suited to develop its resources and so weil adapted, for instance, for the manufacture of steel. (Hear, hear.) They had a mile and a half of quay water, which could easily be utilised for the manufacture of tin-plates, steel rails, or anything of that sort, and they had a bed of velvet for ships to lay upon, so that they would he safe. They had landlords who were models. Lord Tredegar, for instance, was the beil. ho had ever known. But he invited the people of Newport to come forward and help to make a place which Nauire had endowed more richly than Cardiff, Pnarth, Barry, or Swansea. Ho left politics entirely out of the question-(hear, hear)—why should they inter- fere ?-but would rather make this a sort of last effort in a place at wi "ielt he should like to be remembered. (Cheers.) The visitors then again embarked and steamed up to the pontoon in good time to allow theTynesidera to catch the halt-past five train for Swansea. For the convenience of the party Mr. S. Williams, secretai-y of the joint reception committee, had pre- pared a concise printed statement giving particulars of the docks and harbour generally, the import and export trade, and the industries of the town and district, and supplied each of the Tyne Com- missioners with a map of the borough and its purlieus. At the Alexandra Dock Pier-head Messrs Dando and Sons took photos of the entire company.
VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE. I VOLUNTEER INSPECTION AT I CARDIFF. On Saturday afternoon the 2nd Glamorgan Artil- lery Volunteers (the Eastern Division of the old Ist Glainorgan) were inspected in the Cathays Park by Colonel Trevor Tyler. The corps, which is 826 stlong, assembled at the Drill-hall at 3.30, when it was fouud that nearly 700 had attended, 130 being absent, with leave. The officers present were Colonel Hill, C.B., M.P. (colonel-commandant of the Glamorgan Artillery Volunteers), Colonel Page (iu command of the corps), Majors Fisher and Ingram, Captains Fry. Rigg, Bassett, Crawshay, Thomas, Dalziel, Woods, and Hand- cock, Captain and Quartermaster Tozer, Lieutenants |Waldron, Birrill, Spencer, Cook, R. M. Ingram, nnd H. Iogram; Surgeon major Vachell, Surgeon Griffiths, the chaplain (Dean Vaughnn), and Captain and Adjutant Eyre. The battalion, headed by a detachment of bic) clists and the excellent batid of the corps, marched to the C ithay s Park about 4*30. The mon were formed in line aud received the inspecting officer with a general salute nt five o'clock. Colonel Tyler minutely inspected the ranks, after which the attalion troke into column. The men marched past in column and returned in quarter column.. After wheeling into line, they were put through the manual and firing exercises and advanced in review order. After a few more movements this part of the inspection Was closed and the battalion marched back to the Drill-hall, where Colonel Tyler witnessed several detach- I ments at repository and gun drill. At the conclusion Colonel Tyler spoke in very complimentary terms of the muster, which was one of the best which the corps ever had, and of the wav in which the battalion aud gun drill had been performed. In reference to the division of the 1st Glamorgan, he stated that he would in the future, its he had in the put, take Colonel Hill's advice and counsel in regard to all mat let s pertaining t" the regitnetit.-( dlontl Pagel said that not only the Volunteers, but the public, were indebted to Colonel lyler for the admirable reform which he had brought about, and he (Colonel Page) felt the honour which had been confort-ed upon him as commandant of the 2nd Glainui-gfiti.-Colonel Hill considered that he had been specially honoured by his Royal Highness the Duke of Cam- bridge in being made commandant of the 1st and 2nd Battalions. He added that he quitll approved of the division.— On the invit ttiou of Colonel Hill and Colonel Pa e the ollkerd of the corps di"fd at the omens' tn'lyl There were aliog titer close upon 40 officers present, among them being Brigadier-general j. ker, Colonel Perkins, nnd other officers from the barracks and local Volunteer corps. BRISTOL CHANNEL BUIGAUE R.N.A.V. ADMIRAL CLOW# CHAT/LliNGB SHIIiLu WON His Grace the Duke of Beaufort, K G., distributed the prizes won at the annual competition by the men,of the Bristol Channel Brigade of lioyal Naval Artillery Volun- teers n Saturday at the Colston-hall, Bristol. Upwards of S',O men of the bdgade were present, including the Swansea Detachment. Among the prizes distributed was a challenge cup, won by C Batteiy for battery com- petition, and a challenge shield, the present of Admiral Close, which was taken by the Swansea Corp- for tIle best gun's crew on board the gunboat H.M.S. Bullirog whilst at sea. Captain Sayce, R.N., meutioiie I that the corps now numbered 605 ineti-42i belonging to Bristol ittid the remainder were at Bwaiisca-and he had every reason to hope that this rear the corps would get the full amount of capitation that could be obtallled-vlz" BMO.
ALLEGED pnlZI FIGHT AT BATH. CHARGE AGAINST A NEWPORT I MAN. THE JURY DISAGREE. I At Bath Quarter Sessions 5n Saturday evening (beiore Mr. H. C. F-lkard. recorder) Morgan Crowiher, of Newport; James Uayman, of Biistol; and Benjamin Hyams, of Hackney, were indicted for taking p-itt in it prize fight at. Bath on the 13th of May last. The indictment included seven counts, but the portion of the indictment, charging the pri- soners with taking part in a riotous as-embly was subsequently di oppt-d, tlio evidence of the prose- cution itselt going to show that the assembly wst- orderly. Mr. Metcalfe prosecuted, Mr. Grain appeared for Hyams, and Mr. Fox defended the other two. The facts of the case have nlrendy been reported.-TI)e defence laid emphisis upon the facts that, the fight was announced to be limited to twenty rounds, and WHS to be awarded to the more skilful of the two men, while the injuries given were pooh-poohed "A incidfllfltal to a glove tight and not iiecns«atily transforming it into a prize fight.-Tlle Recorder ruled that there was a case to go to the jury, and also refused an application from Mr. Grain to state a case for the superior courts upon that point. Jn charging the jury the Recorder left iw > questions to them— first, was this fight a prize fight; secondly, if it .Y.s not a prize fight was an assault committed by either of the prisoners. With regard to the first, if this was a isiere exhibition of skill in -t sparring tkiatcii it wits not illegal, bitt if the parties iget intending to fight tilt one gave in from exhaustion or injury received then it was a bieach of the law and a prize fi-ht, whether fouelit whh gloves or not.—The jury, after some (inliberalion. announced that they were divided, with no probability ot their agreeing, and they were accordingly discharged.—Tiie Recorder said the prisoners must enter into the same recog- nisances as hitherto to appear and take thcli trial it the next quarter sessions.—Mr. Fox asked that their case might instead be remitted to the county assizes to be opened on Tuesday, but the Recorder adhered to his decision, observing that there woul4 be only one judge nt that assize, and the time for transacting the business there would be very short.
CARDIFF AMUSEMENTS. I < DAY TO DAY AT THE THEATRE I ROYAL. Mr. T. Morton Powell and his able company will appear to-night at the above theatre in a drama new to Cardiff, entitled Day to Day." This play is written by the well-known dra- matic author, Mr. C. A. Clarke, whose works always seem to command success, and this, the latest addition to his repertoire, from all accounts, is no txception to the rule. In it fun and pathos ate judiciously blemied, and the many dramatic situations introduced are novel and effective. Mr. Morton Powell enacts the leading part.
"THE SHAUGHRAUN" AT THE 1 GRAND. Boucicault's ever-welcome aud popular play, "The Siiaughraun," will be revived at the Grand this (Monday) evening by Mr. Percy's company. Th- play is so generally popular and so widely known to all playgoers that cpmment i unnecessary. Mr. Percy will impersonate the part of the rollicking and fun-loving Conn, while the remainder of the cast is made up by an adequate company.
A MACHEN LANDLORD CONVICTED. At Newport County Petty Sessions on Saturday Frederick Thomas, landlord of the Tredegar Arms Inn, Machen, was fined 20s. and costs (without, endorsement of the licence) for stipplying drink to a drunken man on June 28.
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I THE SLIDING-SCALE COM- MITTEE. ELECTION OF RHONDDA DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES. The counting of votes in the election of two persons to represent the Rhondda district, COlli- prising about 35 collieries, on the sliding-ncale committee took place at the Windsor Hotel, Ton, on Saturday afternoon, with the fallowing result:- Mabon," M.P 17,256 Mr I' Daronwy Isaac, Treorky 9^025 Mr W. Jones, Mountain Ash 3,9^ Mr J. Williams, Clydach Vale. 2,822 Mr D. Thomas. Great Western Colliery. 2,702 Mr Thomas fivaris, Penygraig 844 Mr W. P. Bowd«n, Forest Level, Mouuuiu Ash .I .I. 200 The two first-named, who were also the retiring members, were elected. Messrs.W. Evans, secretary to the Riiondda District of Miners A. Galloway, Treherbert; and J. Richards, Ynishir, had with* drawn in favour of the old members. LIST OF THE WORKMEN'S REPRESENTS. TIVES. For the purposes of this election the South Wales and Monmouthsi ire steam coal collieries had been divided into four electoral dist ricts-two members being allotted to Monmouthshire, two to Abrdare, Mertliyr, and Dowlais; two to the Rhondda, and one to Ogmore, Gatw, and Ma-steg, The seven members elected to represeut the steam coal men on the committee are :— Ithondda. Mftbon," M.P., and T. Daronwy Is«w.»c (two old members;. Aberdare.-I). Morgan (old member), and flaaa Edwards, Cyfarthfa (who takes tht: piace of Mr. P. D. Bees. Aberaman, defeated). MonmoutAsAire.—Mr. Thomas Kichards. Beaufort, and Mr. Ajex, Ebbw Vale rtwo new members the old and retiring members, who were tlefated, being Messrs Thoiiias Giiffilbs and P. Jonpe). Ganv and Gy ore.-Mr. D. Beynon, Maestec (taking the p'ace oi Mr. G. Howells, Ogniurej. The four house coal representatives making up the eleven memhers of the slidlng-scale commiitee are •— Messrs. IaIlQ Evans, Skeweii; M rgin Weeks, Ponty- prilld; Thomas Davies, Gelligaer and DaniM Jone., Pontypool. On looking over the above list it will be noted that some of the parties who expressed themselves at the recent meetings held a Aberdaie as being strongly in favour of a strike I ave been left out in the cold, and that those who fcuulit 11 ird for peace and to avoid strikes have been elected. The selec- tion of a secretary will rest with the newly. appointed commit ee, and it appears that it is tne turn of the steam coal men to make the choice. Mr. Lewis Miles has filhd this position for the past four years in a most satisfactory manner. MINERS' MEETING AT CAERPHILLY. On Saturday aftertioon a gene. ul nveiing of the Miners' Association was held at, the Market-hall, Caerphilly. Tho officers present were Mr. John Kdwards, chairman, and Mr. Lewis Miles, secre- Iitt V,-Tiie proceedings of the International Miners' Conference held recently in Belgium were considered, und ilie suggestfd Inieriutioini Fetleral ion of Miners for national purposes approved also the proposed eight hours' day at all collieries and mines. The notice given by the associated einp.oyers to terminate the slidingt* scal e agreement was communicated to the mee- ing. It was supposed that the notice was given in consequence of the (leterniination of the colliers to secure an improvement of their position, notably the "Billy Fairplays" nnd con- cerning the action of sections of live colliers in seeking to establish a levelling up of wayes, Iheqe being deemed to be an infringement of the new document. The meeting dittered with tIe employers' views on the question, and the woi k. men of the division were advised to take the necessary steps to thoroughly organise tK-emselves, so as to be enabled to withstand any attempt that might be made tc reduce the wages at the tormina* tion of the agreement.
WORK AND WAGES. TIN-PLATE WORKERS' UNION AND THE MEUNGRIFFiiH STRIKl A district meeting in connection with the Tin- plate Workers' Union was held at Whitchurch on Saturday afternoon. Delegates representing 22 works in the Eastern and Western Valleys weie present, amongst those being Mr. T. Benja niin (preidenl), Mr. L. Richards (vice-president), Mr. \V. Thomas (treasurer), and Mr. B. Powell (A ter* tilleiy.) In the evening a public meeting t%as held in the schoolroom (kindly leut by the ViOH). Mr. J. Stafford (vice-president) presided. In the course of the speeches special reference was iiii de to the struggle at MeJingriffith. The attitude of Mr. Thomas, tha managing director of the woilts, was considered unfair. If he had deHnite y decided to clo-e the works the meeting wi-, of opinion that there were gentlemen in the countiy ready to take over the concern. Indeed, -aid one sptakar, it was likely the Tin-plater-" Union would acquire the works.—The delegate from Abcrtillery sutekl tllut the men at that works hail been working Canada plates for some time, ,tnd that they weri,, paid at the rate of 54 Hhcets to the box.—A dele- gate from the Eastern Valleys -r ii that the work. men around Lydney, Lydbnok, & had been oppressed for many years, and he trusted tint the men of Melingriffith would kerp firm, so ibat they mighi eventually tame the lion tt.ey had in their midst.—It was stated that the handsome sum of A220 was contributed last, week towards the support of the men on strike. The large increase'was attributed lo the fact that the whole trade were b«coming more interested in the struggle at M lingrifiith. MONMOUTHSHIRE BAKERS. On Saturday evening a meeting of opentive bakers was held at Roberts's Coffee Palace, B yn- inawr. for the purpose of hearing the result ot the manifesto recently issued by the men to the employers AS 10 the new scal; of payments. Mr. Thomas Hailes (Brynmawr) occupied the chair, and Mr. Isaac Deaves (secretary) reported that there were 22 employers in their district, viz.; — Six in AI)erg;tveiiny, three in Aberilleiy, one in Aberbceg, four in Brynmawr, three in Blaina, and five in Ehbw Vale. The substance of the report was bit all the employers were willing to accede to the demands of the men except Messrs. Tucker Bros., of Aber- gavenny.—After a long discussion it was unani. mously agieed tint the bakers employed nt Messrs. Tucker Bros.' come out on strike, and that Is. per week levy be made on all members tjv-j-" their support.
THE LONDON AND PROVINCIAL BANK (LIMITED). TO THE EDITOR OF THK WESTERN MAIL." Six,-In reading your rfin-iiki it, tu dv-s issue of the Western Mail on the report of the London and Provincial Lank (Limited) for tl,,e la!it filtif- year I notice you mention that the rcseive fund io 1871 was zCI,500, and now is L- 101,250. This is incorrect, its Jou will observu by the balance- sheet and statement enclosed, the tes i-ve fund at present being as large as the paid-up capital ( £ 400,000), and is separately invested in £ 421,052 12s. 8d. Two«and*three-quart:r per Cent. Consols. I shall feel obliged by your inserting this correc. tion in your naxt. issue.-I am. Jtc., ARTHUR W. (IREEN, M,er. Neath, July 12.
NEWPORT BOARD OF GUARDIANS. The weekly meeting of the Newport Board of Guardians was held at the Worklnouse on SAtur. dav. t lie Rev. J C. S. Darby presided. Mr. F. Bircham, Local Government Hoard Inspector, was present, and enlarged upon the; annual report of pauperism in the union. Ho pointed out that there had been a decrease in the pauperism of South Wales and Mormouthshir —indoors by 500 paupers and outers by 2,300—in the tear. In the Newport Union, ho 'ever, mattors had temained rthiut stationary, ilnd pauperism was still about 1 per cent. abwo th* average. He ■suggested that the guardi.rs should liuit the extent to which they at precnt &n:ed cur-door relief, and apply the wo-kliou.;el. LNir.Iiii-cli,,m expressedgr. it satisfaction at the manner in which the industrial schools at Cacrl i were conducted, and tlu;;c,jteù t!:at wben ridows applied for relief the gurd::ns, instead of giving an ou: d or <,r,1Ie in rcspect of each child, shculd taki the latter into the schools, where they would be better clothed, fed, and educated than at home- As to the provision for aged married couples, he sug- gested that the present porter's quarters, which were not suitable for use as such, should be ren- dered available for married people and a new porter's lodge erected.—Mr. W. Vatkins rxprccsed the thanks of the guardians for the usdui suggPS* tions Mr. Birchaw had made.
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Mr. U-ut'?if: ?"?f ""R'M 'to"e diamond br?eh Mr. t-M?'?a Lswsou: itichty-etmaed tnHu?e t?.w ltvikard sliid cover. Sir Alfred I-yall Dressing-case. Mr Claude Phillips Scent bottle. » Mr Frederick K.lis Antique silver mlrroty Professor Huxley Silver toasting fork. Mrs Hugh Fell: Painted fan. Mr ami Mrs Campbell Praed Lace fans. Mr O. L. Stephen CMiich feather f,lII, and Mrs Chamberlain Lace bll. wltb gold aDd ;,u'l 1110unts. Mrs Peel: Venetian glRSS vase. Mt? Msc??y SUvt-r X?eon. mlV', '"d cup#. Mrs bhildon Nilver tete-a-Utt ten set. At%- all(i Willi,?i'l" ]&nip. Mr Nt. HlIl'l'our,ll\ AdilltahI6 standArd lamp. MM Mt..? KUi<.t: Caaeot .'t??;e spoons 2Ur amI Mr Cli, 1( clot 11. ? W. It. ,,Otlflted -? -?. Mrs Morrison G la!s bowl. Mr" s ?'F?.?'" ?'"?" china "?o". ?? '?n? = E.nbroiJ.r?t blotting case. M'aT)?'" ? Chin* INwl Mlt. MANLEY S GIFTS TO HIS BRIDE. Mr. Stanley's bridal gift* ure diamond ana sapi'hiiv ornaments, diamond and pearl brooch, and t-vo moonstone hearts set in diamonds. Till-: MORE NOTABLE GIFTS. Several wedding gifts have come from across the Atlantic, the most striking being a cabinet in polished cedar-wood containing 1,000 choice Havannali cigars, sent by Messrs. Cambas, of Havannali. Amongst other presents are:-1 He H.n. ?c<"? L. !talp, Governor of Idaho, a pair of-.i?n.ic. etkhorn.sn'o?ur..? up?-u-? o? f 7tt. torni|> to <.P;t"e H?- B. T. lliK' Governor ,f !).hn?r<< ?S C? ￼ and ^tripeVl, painted with t?a?scf the ?ateo? Delaware and the inscription, « Delaware's tnbute to II, M. Stanley"; the Hon. D, H. Fiancis, (J .veiuor of Missouri, bronze plaque with coat of ;,n„s and inscription, » Missouri's tribute to B,,ni-y M. Stanley Mason Hey, bottle of water taken from Lake Albert Nyanza; the British and Indian nibject-s at Zanzibar, silver MSS. case. The wedding present of the lunin Pasha Relief Tommittoois a solid silver dinner service, com* prising 234 pieces, accompanied by a card bearing these wordsHenry M. Stanley, on his wedding day, July 12, 1890, in commemoration of duty nobly ti,llle and a great enterprise splendidly achieved in Darkest Africa." The tray referred to above as being sent by Mr. AslinieHd-Barlletl coutiins ropiosenttuions of the Mountains of the Moon ami the source of the Nile, tho meeting of Stanley with Emin Pasha, Stanley striking the manacles ott a slave, thu British lino at the Battle of u.ar, pigmies as Adam and Eve, ami in the centre a silver plate with the legend, This tr"y was made from an original beam of 1I.M, line of battle slup Victory, ou board of which Lord Kelson won the liuttloof Trafalgar and died." THE WKLSH PKKSENTS. .1 Tin tenants, lessees, and workmen connected with the Tennant Canal and Estate in Glauioigan- shiro have sent a silver salver and salad bowl, together witli an illuminated album containing the signatures of tho subscribers appended to the fol- owing address:— We, the undersigned, lessees, tenants, work" men, and others connected withtlm lennant Canal and Estate, respectfully beg your acceptance ol a silver salver and salad bowl oil the occasion of vour marriage with Henry Morton Stanley, Esq., the intrepid African explorer. We would also nv ail ourselves of tliis opportunity to offer our sincere and hearty congratu- lations upon the auspicious event. We greatly rejoice that you are to be married to a gentleman whose name is a household Word,and whose enter- prise and bravery in the cause of exploration, science, and civilisation have commanded such universal admiration. We desire your acceptance of the presents, not on account ot their intrinsic value, !Jut, as an expression of our esteem and goodwill towards yourself and the other members ot your highly-esteemed family, with whom our relations luve always b,.eti of tho most gratifying character.—Sincerely trusting that your future vn) I)t) )no ot unalloyed happiness und prosporily, we remain, &e." Tue offering of the teachers and officers of the Green Mission School, Neath, with which tho bride lias been lqtlt, connected, is a handsomely-bound copy of the Bible. together with photographs of the mission-room and tho childien cared for in the iiistituticip, Messrs. Charles Lambert and Co.. of Port iennau't Copper Work", Swansea, have sent a largo silver pouch-bowl on an ebony stand. FROM STANLEY'S COLLEAGUES. I One of the latest presents to arrive was that cf the officers (f the advance column of thrt'min Pasha R. lkf Expedition—a beautiful ebony and silver portrait screen (which has been erf-iieou3ly described S3 an overmantel) upon an easel of the same materials. In the centre of the frame is a striking portrait of Mr, Slonley, the portraits of his officers—Lieutenant Stairs, Captain Nelson, Surgeon Parke, and Mr. Mountenoy Jeplisoii-teiii, arranged around that of their cnief. Mr. Stanley's portrait is surmounted by the Royal Crown, the letter* V.R., and the flags of England and Egypt, and there is also an appro- priate inscripti JII. In the large drawing-room at 2, Richmond- terrace, where (ho presents have been on view since Friday, tho caskets, medals, and other souvenirs which have at various times been given to Mr. Stanley by municipalities w.nd other public oodies founll a place side by side with the marriage Amongst these articles the magnificent •bony and ivory casket presented to Mr. Stanley yy the King of the Belgians has been the ceutre of attraction. TIIE WEDDING CAKE. I The wedding cake, which is of the usual dimen. flcns, stund9 upon a silver pedestal, supported by tinted silver pillars, within which is a small manacled Cupid in tears and captivity. In front is affixed a whito silk shield, with the initials 61 D, T." and" U. M. S." in pink and sepia, tied together with a true lovers' knot, and encircled by it wreath of orange blossoms. Cornucopia, illed with flowers, principally orange blossoms, to be p Airing their contents upon the cake, ind above all stand two Cupids, holding up a lase tilled with orange blossoms. WAIFS AND STi; A IS AT THE WED- DING FEAST. The hope was expressed in some quarters Wmt the poor children specially invited to Miss Teii- ¡.ant,s wedding from the Ragged School Unien would be suitably clad. This was done through" the kindness of turn's, nnd the children looked pretty in their new suits and uniform white hats, U(,t to speak ot the wedding favour, as the small procession wended its way from Exeter-hall to ihe Abbey. A fine position was secured for the favoured lads and girls in the main avenue it the unve. At the close of the ;eremouy a wedding ten, specially pro- vided by and Mrs. Stanley, was enjoyed by the children at the One Tun Ragged School. Westminster, liefore the repast rttelegrain wns O' spatched as follows:—" In name of tiftv thou- pund children of Ragged School Union, we, the children at One Tun wedding tea, send grateful good wishes to Mi. and Mrs. Stanley. TIIE HONEYMOON. The honeymoon is being passed at Melchett Park, Romney, Hants, lent by Louisa Lady Ash- burton. r,1r, Stanley aud his bride arrived nt H,> • St-y at 7.?3 in the evening, liy desire of Mr. Stanley there was no olneial or formal reception, is had been at first arranged, and the happy couple dtovo direct from the station to Mclchett Court, where they occupy the s-uite of rooms used bv the late Prince Leopold during his visit in 1330,1 LETTER FROM MlsS TENNANT. 2, Riehmond-tei race, Whitehall, S.W. the officers and teachers of th.i Green Mission Sunday School for the lirge llihlo and ph'Togrsph of the Mis-ion Room, which I assure you I shall value all i«v life, and shall always he in my mom at hand. I ilolic \Ii-. St %vitl "ftei eol,)-i to (a,loxt(,n, and iie shall tell y n ;il! about the D wk Forest and tile little pii--ii,i He will feel as much interested and care s mu -!i about the Mission-room on tho "recn liS my UlotllN d()(>;¡,-Thankin you ever iotc, believe me, very truly yours, "DOROTHY TNNANT," MUS STANLEY'S PERSONALITY AND, PICTURES. As Miss Tonnant Mrs. Stanley his been an occa. sional exhibitor I' r severtl years past at thp Academy and (iiosvenor, and laiterly at the New Gallery, wh"re her picture this season, "Street, Arabs at Piay," has elicited much favourable flol k, A powciful picture, which from its small sine scarcely attracted a du" degree of attention a J'car fir two since, was enlitlet (if our memory serves us) Forsaken," and represented a young girl who I: is Hung herself prostrate across li(!r bed, whilst she hold" a letter crushed in her hand—the wIJ!)!e all ¡t udt' rC\'t'alin¡,: brllk"11 heart. S¡ùe b\' side with suchpictuies as these, drawn from the life of the people, Mrs. Stanley has also given us nmns- tuua atudies of a more academic character.consist- ing u-ually of nymphs or other nude female figures often seen dimly through the veiled brauches of a forest slade or in the moonlight. Thess pictures are not without a charm of their own, but they lack the vivid inspiration which distinguished such examples as "Street Arabs," the portrait of Gnmbettn, and the clever drawing of Mr. Burt, M.P., and his little daughter taking a tett-a-Me walk in the run, and called 11 Only You and Mo and ze Umbrella." The mention of Gauibetta reminds us that several year* of Mrs. Stanley's early life were spent in Pari", whero she studied her art under Bonnat and Duran. She and all her family speak lfrench with absolutely the same ease as English, and their house is consequently one of the few in this country where" the distinguished foreigner" knows that he may enjoy a lialidny from broken English. Not only the medley or tongues, but the lively conversation of which Mrs. Stanley is the brisk va-el vielit of the guet-ta-tlie prevailing air of geniality, and, above all, tiio unfailing courtesy of the hoste's, Mrs. Tennant, combine to lay even the stolid Briton under their spell, and to make him forget'for the nonce that tIe lives in the land of It splten. Although Mrs. Stanley claims Mr. Hamilton Aid6 as her cousin, 9he is of old English descent of both sides of the family. She may, however, consider the land of her husband's birthplace, partly her own, for, since the time of her grand- father, the properties of Rhydding Itnd Cadoxtnn, in Glamorganshire, have belonged to her family. SOille part of every year she passes at Cadoxton Lodge, and it is there that, much of her fineit work has been done. But Mrs. Stanley has been the subject of pictures as woll as their creator. Many people possess, unknown to themselves, a likeness of her in Millaii' famous picture, calle(I Yes or No," which represents "girl who stands meditating the answer she will make to a love- letter. In later days a fiue portrait has been taken of her by Watts. MR. STANLEYS ILLNESS. I On Sunday morning Mr. and Mrs. Stanley walked a little in the beautiful gardens of Melchett Court but in the afternoon Mr. Stanley felt so unwell that he had to go to bed. Mr. P uke, who is in attendance, informed a representative of the Cential News that, although the attack of gastritis from which Mr. Stanley is suffering is serious, it is not dangerous, and not nearly so severe as the attacks he had when in Africa. Under the most favourable circumstances, however, the famous explorer is not likely to get about for several days, and but for the exceptional arrange- ments he would not have boon allowed to be out on Saturday. The only nourishment Mr. Stanley can take consists of milk and arrowroot. Accord- ing to present arrangements, at leatit R fortnight of the honeymoon would be spent at Mclchett Court On Saturday the villagers of Sheffield, in which parish the Court is situated, intended to drug Mr. Stanley's carriage along, and they reluctantly desisted iu deferencn to the wishes of Mrs. Stanley, who said her husban d was not strong enough to betr the excitement. The portraits of threo of Mr. Stanley's grooms- men given in tho above report are re-produced from the Daily Grapltic,