PEMBROKESHIRE. I ACCIDENTS.—Two accidents of a rather serious nature oc- curred near Narberth, a few days ago. The first and most serious happened to Mr. Thomas Muir, of Robeston-wathen, who was thrown out of his cart with such violence, by reason of its going over a precipice, that the injuries received, for a time threatened, to prove fatal; but we are happy. to state that by the unremitting attention of Roger Lewis, Esq., surgeon, he is. now getting a little better. The other hap- pened to the Rev. J. W. James, Robeston, and Dr. T. G. Bush, on their way from the Narberth Road Station. It ap- pears that rest and good living had made such an impression upon the spirit of their horse that when he was required to go he would not allow those in authority to play tricks upon him with impunity, for no sooner was the whip applied than away went the steed with such velocity, that it was impossible to manage him, and whilst making a turn in the road he fell, and the riders were violently thrown upon an embankment, which occasioned a few slight bruises, but we are glad to state nothing more serious occurred. NARBERTH PETTY SESSIONS were held in the Town Hall on the 13th inst., before J. L. G. P. Lewis, Esq., and the Rev. R. Buckby, the business of which consisted in appoint- ing constables for the different parishes of the Hnndred, and the issuing of two distress warrants for nonpayment of poor-rate. The Right Hon. Lord Milford will, it is said, in June next, lead to the hymeneal alter the lovely and accomplished Lady Annie Howard, daughter of the Earl of Wicklow. The :>bJ'] pair intend making Picton Castle their resident seat. Mr. J. B. Hemming delivered a lecture on Astronomy and Electricity, in the Market-hall, Haverfordwest, on Monday last. HAVERFORDWEST RAILWAY STATION. On Sunday last the danger signal at the Haverfordwest station was wilfully altered, the wires were pulled and strained so as to be useless, and a stone, about six inches in diameter, was placed in the catch: About eleven o'clock a.m., the station master, Mr. Besant, was passing, and fortunately discovered the deed. HAVERFORDWEST.—The newly-appointed auditors, Messrs. White and Blethin, were sworn in on Monday, before 1\11" Alderman Davies and Mr. Marychurch, assisted by Mr. Hughes, the treasurer; and the accounts for the current half- year were examined and audited. HAVERFORDWEST.—The Gas Commissioners are construct- ing a flight of steps alongside the east side of St. Mary's Church wall to the bottom of Market-street. FIRE AT THE HAVERFORDWEST RAILWAY STATION.—About half-past three o'clock Tuesday morning, Mr. Batty, the guard of the luggage train, discovered the lamp room on fire. He immediately called up the officials, and gave a general alarm. A good supply of water being at hand, the fire was got under before any material damage was done, but a portion of the flooring was burnt, several lamps broken, and a quantity of cotton consumed. The cotton, which was damp spontaneously ignited, and caused the fire. < During the next year there are to be built at Pembroke Dock Yard, in addition to those already in hand. I ship of 120 guns, 1 of 90 guns, 1 of 50 guns, 2 of 30 guns, 3 of 16 guns, and 2 of 8 guns, all to be propelled by steam. YEOMANRY CAVALIty.-The Haverfordwest troop of the Castlemartin Yeomanry Cavalry, on assembling for exercise i this week, unanimously volunteered for duty in any part of the kingdom where her Majesty may require their services. This example, it is expected, will be as warmly iouowea oy the two Pembroke troops at their next parade day. Another troop could be easily raised. This is the only Yeomanry force in the kingdom that ever had to face an invading foe. In 1797, when under the command of the late Lord Cawdor, they Were mainly instrumental m causing the surrender of a body of French who landed at rishguard, in this county. RAILWAY GOODS TRAFFIC To HAVERFORDWEST. Some time since we stated that the goods traffic to Haverfordwest Was so small as to render doubtful the continuance of the goods train daily, further than Carmarthen. We are now glad to announce that a considerable improvement has taken plaec and that the train will be continued. HAVERFORDWEST.—A Cattle fair was held at Haverford- west on Wednesday last. The supply of horned animals was somewhat below an average, but in norses and sheep there was a tolerable show, the former, however, were not remark- able in point of quality. There was a good attendance of deal- ers and no difficulty in effecting sales at remarkably good prices. The sellers for once appeared to be satisfied with the prices realized. ST. DAVID'S.—STRANGE AND NOVEL CONIBAT,- Lately a servant girl, on the farm of Sickly land, near Irevine Mill, observed, at early dawn, a large fox prowling about the out- houses. She immediately called up her young master, who sallied forth instanter with gun in hand to destroy the invader. On coming out of the honse, he observed Master Reynard slowly crossing a meadow, in the direction of the cottage of a tenant distant about two hundred yards from the farm-house. The young man immediately followed, but, as he approached the cottage, he heard a fierce growling and barking, amidst Nvhich the high tenor notes of a pig were most distinctly audi- ble. Before he reached the cottage, however, he observed the female occupier come out, alarmed by the hideous uproar, and on approaching the spot, he perceived a furious conflict raging between Reynard and a pig. Whether the fox was the first aggressor or not it is impossible to SP. b--1"b-- swine at length seized him by the throat, and j .j. iui .ni till obuilife was extinct. A SPECIAL PETTY SESSIONS for the hundred of Kemes was held at the Llwyngwair Arms, Newport, on the 7th inst., before J. T. W. Jones, G. Griffiths, Esqrs., and the Rev. Lloyd Howells, Clerk, when the overseers of the poor ,)f the different parishes were appointed for the ensuing year, the accounts of the outgoing surveyors of highways verified and passed, and parish constables appointed and sworn. The following cases were disposed of. Overseers of the poor of Manclochog summoned Rebecca Rees, and six others, for nonpayment of poor rates. The defendants all pleaded poverty and inability to pay. Distress warrants were ordered to be issued. The overseers of the poor of Monachlogddu summoned Thomas Thomas and David Davies for the main- tenance of Anne Davies and her four children. Judgment postponed on points of law raised by Mr. A. J. Evans, on behalf of defendant, David Davies. The overseers of the poor of Llanfrynach charged Maria Thomas with non-pay- ment of poor rate. Case adjourned. The overseers of the poor of Newport summoned James Thomas for non-payment of poor rates. Ordered to pay with costs, or distress war- rant to be'issued. The same against John Griffiths. Or- dered to pay with costs, or a distress warrant to be issued. ILLICIT MALTING.—At a hearing of Inland Revenue pro- secutions held at the Llwyngwair Arms, Newport, on Friday, the 7th instant, before George Bowen, and G. D. Griffiths, Esquires, the following cases were disposed of :-Regina in the prosecution of George Evans, Esq., collector of Inland Revenue, against John Griffiths, for having at the parish of Newport, in the county of Pembroke, on the 16th of Feb. last, used a private cistern for the making of malt, without an entry thereof having been made, as required by the Act of Parliament, by which he had incurred a penalty of two hundred pounds, and also at the same time and place, for having fraudulently deposited and concealed from the officers of excise, twelve bushels of barley, making into malt, by which he had incurred a further penalty of two hundred pounds. The charges were admitted, and defendant was fined in the mitigated penalty of fifty pounds, on each charge, accompanied with a recommendation to the Board of Inland Revenue to to remit the fine to twenty five pounds on each charge.— The same against Mary Jenkins, for having at the parish of Melinan, in the said county, on the 17th of February last, fraudulently deposited and concealed from the officers of excise, five bushels of barley, making into malt. The charge was admitted, and defendant fined in the mitigated penalty of fifty pounds, with a recommendation to the Board to reduce to five pounds.-Tlw same against Ifary Griffiths, for having at the parish of Melinan, in the said county, on the 15th of February last, fraudulently concealed from the officers of excise, four bushels of barley, making into malt. This charge was also admitted, and a penalty or fifty pounds inflicted, with a recommendation for a reduction to seven pounds seven shillings. The malt seized, and the flagstones of which the Cisterns were made, were sold by auction, and realized good prices. FISHGUARD POLICE COURT.—On Tuesday last, before Moses Griffiths, Esq., Martha Jenkins, was charged by Superintendent Vaughan, with stealing a quantity of culm the property of C. II. Barham, Esq., of Trecoon. It appeared that Vaughan was on duty about one o'clock oa Saturday morning last near the Slade, when he observed two women making their course towards a large pile of culm near the lime kilns, I when he concealed himself until the prisoner had filled her bag with culm; on the other woman he-found no culm. Com- mitted for trial at the next quarter sessions.
HAVERFORDWEST QUARTER SESSIONS. I The Easter Quarter Sessions were held at the Shirehall on Friday last, before the Rev. Thomas Martin, Chairman; William Walters, Esq., Mayor, John Lloyd Morgan, Esq., M.D., Wm. Owen, Esq., and James Owen, Esq. The following Gentlemen were sworn on the Grand Jury :— Mr. Wm. Llewellin, High Street, foreman; Messrs. Gwynne Harries, W. Davies, High Street; J. Dawkins, Market Street; H. Phillips, Hill Street; J. Jenkins, Bridge Street; R. Da- vies, Bridge Street; P. White, Prendergast; R. Davies, Hill Street; D. Saunders, Bridge Street; W. Blethyn, Market Street; W. Smith, Hill Street; W. John, Gloucester- place. The Chairman congratulated the grand jury on the absence of any bill to of any bill to go before them at the present Sessions, and forthwith discharged them. Messrs. Philip Ellis grocer, and Wm. Morgan, painter, attended, and were sworn into office as High Constables for the town for the ensuing year. Mr. Robinson, the Super- intendent of Police, was sworn in as Deputy High Con- stable. The Treasurer's Account for the past quarter was audited, when a balance of X133 2s. was found to be in his hands to be carried to his debit in his next account. A county rate of a penny in the pound was ordered to be levied on all rateable and extra-parochial property in the town. Messrs. Richard Waters and John Phillips, two of the in- habitants of the extra-parochial district of Portfield, were appointed to assess and levy the county rate, in respect of the land comprised in that district for the year ensuing. The Chairman read a letter from the proprietors of the Telegraph newspaper, applying for the town advertisements to be inserted in that paper in future, grounding their applica- tion upon the plea of having the largest circulation of any newspaper in the county of Pembroke. After a short discussion it was determined to postpone the consideration of the subject until the next Quarter Sessions. This concluded the business of the Sessions.
CARDIGANSHIRE. MM'- I I DEATH OF COLONEL POWELL. I In our obituary of this week we have the mournful duty to announce the lamented demise of Col. William Edward Powell, of Nanteos, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Cardigan, and for upwards of 38 years the faithful representative of that County in the House of Commons. He expired on Monday last at his residence in London, having gone there from Brighton about three weeks previous. In his long Parliamentary ca- reer he.always scrupulously adhered to his expressed prin- ciples, and the other offices which he held were as faithfully and sedulously fulfilled. He is succeeded in his estates by his son, William Thomas Rowland Powell, Colonel Commandant of the the Royal Cardiganshire Militia. LAMPETER.—On Saturday week the members of the Debat- ing Societylin connection with St. David's College, met for the last time before the Easter Vacation. The subject for dis- cussion was the Separation of Church and State. Mr. I.ati- mer Jones opened the subject affirmatively. The negative speeches were delivered by Mr. D. Lloyd Iaac and Mr. John Jones, formerly dissenting ministers. There were a great many persons present. LAMPETER.—The Calvinistic Methodists Society held their monthly meeting for this county at Bwlchllan, near this place, on Wednesday and Thursday, the 5th and 6th inst., when a great number of the ministers and deacons assembled from dif- ferent parts. At 10 o'clock the first day (Wednesday) the financial affairs of the society were entered into. At half- past one o'clock P.M., the ministers met, apart from the other officials, and deliberated at great length on a subject proposed by the chairman. At 3 o'clock, two excellent sermons were de- livered by the Revs. T. Evans, of Penllwyn, and John Jones, of Penmorfa. At half-past six o'clock in the evening, the Sunday School half-yearly meeting was held, when the Rev. Edward Jones, of Abervstwith, occupied the chair. Messrs. Jones, of Lampeter, Hughes, of Abervstwith, Edwards, of Penllwyn, Jones, of Penmorfa, &c., spoke very appositely on the subject proposed by the chairman. On the following day, at 10 o'clock, two very able and masterly discourses were de- livered by Messrs. Jones, of Lampeter, and Jones, of Aber- ystwith, to a very large and crowded congregation. The neighbourhood, churchmen and dissenters without distinction, showed great hospitality to the strangers that congregated on the occasion in entertaining them with board and lodging. SAINT MARY'S, CARDIGAN.—A special Vestry was held in the parish church, on the 6th instant, for the purpose of electing an assistant overseer in room of the late Mr. John Philipps, when Mr. Stephen Williams, formerly currier, in this town, was elected to the office. CARDIGAN AND CARMARTHEN RAILWAY.—This bill will go into committee on the 4tli proximo, Mr. Adair, member for Ipswich, chairman. There is not the least fear the bill will be passed with the utmost facility the forms of the house permit. BOROUGH OF CARDIGAN PETTY SESSIONS. — A special petty sessions for this borough was held on the 10th inst., before the Mayor, Thomas Davies, Esq., R. D. Jenkins, and Thomas Davies, Bryndu, Esquires. Mr. William George, governor of the Union Workhouse, preferred a complaint against Hannah James, a pauper inmate of the workhouse, for being drunk and disorderly. The offence was fully proved, and the "defendant was find 5s. and costs and in default of pay- ment to be imprisoned for seven days. It is our painful duty to record the death of Roderick Eardly Richardes, Esq., of Penglaise, near Aberystwith, after a long and protracted illness. He expired on Friday last, aged 6iJ years. For a number of years he was an active magistrate for the County. His name was connected with most of the benevolent institutions of the town, and his liberal donations to all deserving claims will canse him to be long remembered with the best recollection. ABERAYRON PETTY SESSIONS were held on Wednesday last, before Capt. Saunders, Tymawr, and T. II. Winwood, Esq., Tyglyn Ayron. Evan Joshua, Llanddewi-aberarth, currier, was summoned for riding in his cart. Case dismissed.— John Morgans, Llanrhystid, blacksmith, was summoned for assaulting John Jones, carpenter, of the same place. Allowed to settle out of court.—Price Lickstork, excise officer, was summoned by Ann Davies, Penrope, New Quay, for an as- sault. Case dismissed.—There were two affiliation cases, in one of which an order was made on the defendant, and the other, which had been adjourned from the last meeting, was dismissed. -A poor idiot, who was a stranger to the police, and had been found wandering about the parish of Llanddewi- aberarth, was brought before the bench, and remanded for 14 days in order that the parish authorities might have time to find out to what parish he belonged. The accounts of the surveyors of highways were examined and passed, and con- stables for the various parishes in the district were sworn in. ABERYSTWITH. APPOINTMENT OF OVERSEERS. On Thursday Mr. Robert Edwards and Mr. Richard Williams were appointed overseers of the poor for the ensuing year. ABERYSTWITH POLICE.-At the same meeting before John Miller, Esq., mayor, and John Hughes, Esq., about 50 cases were entered for nonpayment of poor rates. Some few were referred to the vestry, and in the others orders to pay forthwith were made. ABERYSTWITH PETTY SESSIONS.—On Tuesday before John Miller, Esq., mayor, John Hughes, and David Edwards, Esquires., Mr. William Rice complained against several parties for keeping their premises :in a filthy state. The nuisances were ordered to be removed, and the premises cleansed within two days, or the inspector to do it at the expence of the parties. David Parry, miller, was fined 2s. 6d. and costs for allowing his cart to remain in Little Dark Gate Street on Monday last longer than requisite. ABERYSTWITH.—James Morice, Esq., of Llanbadam, who left this town some time since for Constantinople, with the intention of joining the Turkish army, has arrived at that place, and has received a commission as Captain of Artillery. ABERYSTWITH.—A special meeting of the Commissioners under the Improvement Act, was held at the Town Hall, on Tuesday last, present—John Miller, Esq., Mayor, Chairman, Messrs. C. Hackney, P. Williams, J. Jones, D. Jones, E. W. Jones, J. Jones, G. Careswell, Joel Evans, J. Jenkins, R. Williams. W. Jenkins, and T. Cleaton. The meeting as mentioned in our last was convened for the purpose of con- sidering the necessity and practicability of removing the Slaughter Houses and doing away with other nuisances, but we regret to report that nothing effectual was resolved upon. Mr. C. Hackney called some of the Commissioners to account for what he termed double dealing; persons complaining loudly out of doors of the nuisances, but when they met for the purpose of ordering their removal they did not speak upon the subject. The Slaughter Houses were permitted to remain in various parts of the town, and the neighbourhood was to be again annoyed with the unhealthy stench from them in the heat of summer; filth was to be allowed to accumulate on the usualj scale, and consequently engenders virulent diseases, because the commissioners did not perform their duty by or- dering them to be removed. He could not possibly under- stand such conduct. The only conclusion which was arrived at was that the Surveyor should make frequent visits to the Slaughter Houses to see that they were properly cleansed, this order had been regularly entered upon the books for the last three years at least, yet the nuisances still remained in as bad a state as ever. They had been the subject of loud com- plaints not only by the inhabitants, but also by the visitors. It was ordered that on Mondays the carts vending potatoes be removed from Church-strcet, to Newfoundland-street, by the permission of the mayor, that the turncock be directed to change the water pipes in Princess-street, for others in store which have been cleansed, and that he also place stop cocks in Portland-street, Portland Lane. Terrace R??,i N-f'k ABERYSTWITH.—A clerical meeting was held on Thursday. In the morning the Rev. Evan Evans, of Llangeitho, read the service, and sermons were delivered by the Rev. John Hughes, Tregaron, and Rev. David Griffiths, Trevilan. In the afternoon the Rev. Evan Morgan, Berth, said prayers, and the Rev. E. Evans, Llangeitho, preached. There was a large attendance on each occasion, and the discoures delivered were impressive.
I BRECONSHIRE. I BRECON TOWN IIALL. A Special Council Meeting was held on Monday present, Mordecai Jones, Esq., mayor, Walter Maybery, J. P. do Win- ton, David Thomas, Esqrs., and Messrs. Fryer and William Thomas. The Town Clerk, at the request of the Mayor, stated that the meeting had been called for the purpose of taking into consideration, and determining upon, the prayer of a letter re- ceived from Colonel Pearce, of Ffrwdgrech, on the llth ult., stating that he was desirous of walling up the ground on the margin of the river Usk, opposite his stafeles and property, in the occupation of Mr. Turner, the Swan Hotel, the former wall having been swept away by the floods of last sum- mer and being desirous to extend the wall up to the edge of the river, which would enclose a slip of land between the site of the old wall and the edge of the river, which belonged to the Corporation, he proposed to pay the Corporation an annual acknowledgment for the land, so that he and his tenants might thereafter occupy it without interruption. After some little discussion, Mr. Alderman Maybery said, that he had many years ago purchased a piece of land from the Corporation on the eastern side of the Captain's Walk, and he begged to propose that Col. Pearce should pay the same price in proportion to the extent of the land he required as he had done, and that the surveyor, Mr. Kirk, be instructed to measure and value the same. Mr. J. P. de Winton thought the proposition a good one, and he had, therefore, much pleasure in seconding the mo- tion. The motion meeting the approbation of the members pre- sent, was carried nem. con. Mr. Alderman Thomas called the attention of the Council to a most extraordinary statement which had been made at a recent council meeting with respect to some imaginary right of private fishery which belonged to the Corporation. He denied that any such right existed from Brynich to the top of Newton Pool, as had been alleged, and that if such no- tions were really entertained, he should deem it his duty, as the agent of Sir Charles Morgan, to warn persons off who were found fishing there. The meeting then resolved itself into A BOARD OF HEALTH. I Mr. de Winton enquired of the Surveyor if any, and what, improvements had lately been made in the town, through the instrumentality of the Board of Health. The Mayor stated that many improvements had lately been made, and produced bills for the work done. Mr. Fryer enquired whether any reduction in the expendi- ture had been effected. The Surveyor replied that they had reduced the number of labourers being enabled to do with one man less. Some bills were then ordered to be paid. The Surveyor produced a bill for J61 3s. for repairs done to the Forge Bridge, and stated that a short time ago Jno. Powell, Esq., the High Sheriff, ordered him to cause the bridge to be repaired, and the bill to be sent to the Council, which, if they refnsed to pay, he would obtain payment by a subscrip- tion. The Mayor proposed, and Mr. Thomas seconded, that as there was every probability of the amount being subscribed, the question should stand over until the next quarterly meeting. Mr. Fryer having inquired if the town manure had been all sold, Mr. Thomas said that the present was the best time to dis- pose of it advantageously. p The Surveyor replied that Mrs. Bright had taken 70 tons, and he thought that Colonel Pearce would take the re- mainder. The Mayor said that as Mrs: Bright had purchased one part of it, it was only fair that she should have the opportunity of taking the remainder. Mr. Kirk stated that he would speak to Mrs. Bright on the subject, and in the event of her refusal he would mention it to Mr. Williams, wine merchant, who, he thought, would pur- chase it. The state of the pavement near Mr. Rees Davies's house, Llanfaes, was complained of by a letter from him, stating that if the Board would repair it, he would cover the gutter at his own expense. Mr. Kirk was ordered to inspect the place, and make a re- port at the next meeting. The Surveyor made a complaint against Mr. Williams, the contractor for conveying the manure from the streets, in not providing two competent horses for the work. The agreement having been read, the Mayor ordered the Clerk to communicate with Mr. Williams. The Surveyor stated that a grating near the New Grey- hound, in Llanfaes, and another near the Sun, in Wheat- street, were nuisances, and produced the plans of several gratings sent him, from which the Board selected two, and gave orders for them to be supplied forthwith. Mr. Fryer proposed, and Mr. Tnomas seconded, that in future tenders for paving and pitching the town be adver- tized for. The Board then adjourned.
THE LATE REV. W. WILLIAMS, RECTOR OF LLYSWEN.—The body of this unfortunate gentleman, who was drowned on the 14th ult. in the river Wye, and reported in the Welshman at the time, was found floating in the river on Friday last, about half a mile from the spot where the accident occurred. An inquest was held before James Williams, Esq., coroner, and a verdict in accordance with the evidence given. The body was interred on the following day. The melancholy event cast a gloom on the whole neighbourhood. BRECON PETTY SESSIONS, MONDAY, APRIL IO.-Before Mordecai Jones, Esq., mayor. Elinor Lewis was charged with being drunk and disorderly. Defendant admitted the offence, and was fined 5s. and expenses. David Candrick was charged with being drunk and disorderly. It appeared that defendant was very drunk, and had on the preceding evening assaulted many persons by throwing stones at them without any provocation whatever. Fined 5s. and expenses. Cecilia Drake was charged with being drunk and disardecly^ and-was fined 5s. and expences. BRECON COUNTY COURT.-This court was held at the Shire Hall on Tuesday last, before Thomas Falconer, Esq., the judge. There were several plaints entered for trial. Daniel Jones, versus, Thomas Davies. This was a summons after judgment for payment of L8 16. The plaintiff is a farmer re- siding at Gwenddur, in this county, and the defendant lives in Llanfaes, in this town. The defendant was examined at considerable length by the plaintiff as to his ability to pay the debt. His honour under the circumstances adduced, should commit defendant for eighteen days, but the warrant should remain in the office for a month to enable the defendant to pay the debt and costs by instalments of 6s. per month, as arranged. Ratcliffe against Evans. This was also a sum- mons after judgment against the defendant, an old woman. Mr. S. B. Evans appeared on her behalf, and stated that she was very infirm and unable to attend the court, and that she was also very poor and in the receipt of parochial relief. His honour adjourned the case for a month. Watkins and Hughes against David Davies and another. This was also a summons after judgment. Defendant was ordered to be committed for eighteen days. John Price against David Bennett. This was another summons after judgment against the defendant, who is a miller. Committed for eighteen days. Ann James against Stephen Rees, (summons after judgment,) who is a schoolmaster in this town, for non-payment of £11 5s. The defendant stated that he was exceedingly poor and not in a position to pay even the smallest instalment at the present time. That his school had dwindled away in consequence of the manner which he had been harassed by his creditors. Sum- mons adjourned for three months. Elizabeth Rowland against John Davies. This was an action in trover to recover a feather bed from the defendant, who had been married to plaintiffs sister, who had since died. Plaintifl swore positively that the bed was her property, and that she had lent it her late sister on her marriage. Verdict for defendant. Mr. S. B. Evans appeared for plaintiff, and Mr. William Games for defendant. Peter Burns against James Roberts. This was an action in trover, and occupied the court a considerable time. Much conflicting evidence was given, and ultimately a verdict for the defendant was given. __n"I'o.
GLAMORGANSHIRE. ..m- I "Ill-?Ill'.11,- I NEATH PETTY SESSIONS. I These sessions were held on Friday last, before Admiral Warde, H. E. Evans, G. Llewellyn, and N. V. E. Vaughan, Esqrs. Considerable time was occupied in appointing overseers for the various parishes, and divisions of parishes in the dis- trict. The Surveyors of Highways passed their accounts. The landlord of the Plymouth Arms, Aberavon, was charged with having kept open his public house for the sale of beer at at hours prohibited bv law. P.C. Richards said that on the night of March 25th, he went into the Plymouth Arms, kept by the defendant, at half-past eleven, and found 20 men in the house with jugs of beer be- fore them. Defendant's wife said, that the clock being out of order, she did not know the precise time, and her husband had not come home from the works. Mr. Sergeant Peake said the house bore a very good cha- racter, and that this was the first offence. The case was dismissed on payment of expences, about 7s. Rees Williams, keeper of the Glanwern House, Aberavon, was charged with having on Sunday, March 26th, kept open his house for the sale of beer, at 20 minutes past twelve o'clock at night. P.C. Richards said, that at that hour he vi- sited the house, in which there were upwards of 50 persons. The same defendant was charged, on a separate summons, with allowing persons to be inebriated on the premises, at the time in question. Fined 10s. and 9s. 9d. costs in each case- the whole amounting to XI 19s. 6d. John Lewis, keeper of a common lodging-house, at Aber- avon, was charged on the information of P.C. Richards, in- spector of lodging houses, with permitting a larger number of persons to remain in the house on the night of March 24th, than allowed by his license. The officer stated that, since the summons had been served, the defendant had sold his goods and left the neighbourhood, and the house was let to another party. William Jones, ot J. antrhydyten, was charged with having committed violent assaults. Jennet Miles said she was the wife of John Miles. On the day in question, two boys came to her house stating that William Jones had followed them from Cwmavon, and had struck and beaten them. Her husband remonstrated with him, when the defendant knocked him down, and kicked him him repeatedly in the most brutal manner, so much so, that he fractured her husband's arm, as well as his ribs, and he had been too ill to appear against the defendant, She placed herself between the defendant and her husband, when the defendant kicked her violently. John Miles, corroborated the evidence. He simply told de- fendant that he ought to be ashamed of himself to molest boys in that manner. The defendant said oh, you intend taking their part do you?" and knocked him down and kicked him most brutally. He was assisted by two or three other persons. His right arm and two of his ribs were fractured, and he had been under the care of a surgeon since. The defendant like- wise dealt him a severe kick on the left arm. He was almost insensible when his wife interposed. The defendant on being called upon for his defence, made a long statement to the effect that he was returning from the Ivorite's club and on reaching his house several of the com- plainant's witnesses commenced a disturbance before his house, and that he remonstrated with them, but they would not leave, and he struck one of them. Miles then came forward and commenced assaulting him. He fell on his back purposely and commenced kicking upwards. The injuries sustained by the complainant must have been caused by his own friends. The defendant called his father as a. witness, and his evidence made it appear that all the blame rested with John Miles and his wife. There appeared to be some little difference of opinion in the minds of the bench on the point, whether the defendant or some other person in the quarrel had broken the complainant's ribs. After some deliberation, the bench con- victed the defendant in the penalty of X,3 3s. 6d., including costs, or one month's imprisonment. Abraham Treharne, Ship and Castle, Britonferry, whose wife appeared to the summons, was charged by P.C. Thomas Jones, with refusing to admit him to his house when re- qu:a._5}.°!l the night of March 25th. Tl.? ) —J — ￼ —- A large number of compositions has been sent to the secre- tary of the Bridgend Eisteddfod. From all appearances, a happy and pleasant day may be expected. SUSPECTED INFANTICIDE.—A male child, apparently about six weeks old, was found in Rhymney pond on Monday. A report of the inquest will be inserted in our next. NEVTH POLICE.—On Thursday last, before the Rev. H. A Knight, Emanuel Gibbs, a seaman, belonging to the 5?uee ll of the port of Ipswich, was brought up in custody by P.C. Richards, of Aberavon, charged with having stolen a great coat, the property of James Cliffore, a watchman in the employ of the Cwmavon Copper Companv.-P.C. Richards deposed to having received information of the loss of the property, and proved tracing it to the possession of the pri- soner.—Committed for trial at the quarter sessions. MERTHYR.—INQUESTS HELD BY GEORGE OVERTON, ESQ., CORONER.-On the 4th inst., at the Duke of York Inn, on the body ofThos. Rees, aged 7 years, who died suddenly in bed. Ver- dict-" Died from natural causes." On the 6th inst., at the Dowlais Castle, on the body of Elizabeth Harris, wife of Mr. John Harris, engineer, Penydarran, who fell by going through a back window whilst in a state of intoxication on the 20th of March, and sustained such injuries on the head that she died inconsequence. Verdict—"Accidental death." On the 10th at the Dyffryn Arms, on the body of Michael Donovan, aged 50, who was killed by a fall of earth from a tram when at work in Aberdare. Verdict accordingly." On the 11th instant, at the Sun Inn, Dowlais, on the body of David Jones, collier, aged 25, who was killed by an explosion of tire damp at Dowlais works. Verdict-" Accidental death. MERTHYB POLICE.—On Friday last, before J. C. Fowler, and Wm. Thomas, Esqrs. Thomas Thomas was charged by John Williams with breaking a pane of glass. Allowed to settle out of Court. Martha Thomas was charged with steal- ing money from the person of John Thomas. Complainant not appearing against her she was discharged. Wm. Lewis was charged with assaulting Amelia Williams. Complaint dismissed. On Monday, before Wm. Thomas, Esq., Thomas Heron charged as a deserter from the first Royals, was ordered to be confined in Cardiff gaol to await further orders from the Horse Guards. William Jones, Pengarnddu, agent, was com- mitted for trial at the next quarter sessions for inflicting a serious injury on William Price, by striking him on his face with a stone. He was afterwards admitted to bail. Mr. C. H. James appeared for complainant, and Mr. Smith, from the firm of Messrs. Morgan and Smith, for defendant. I
I SPRING AND UMMER GOODS. CARMARTHEN HOUSE, LAMMAS-STREET, CARMARTHEN. D. W. HARRIS RESPECTFULLY announces his return from the LONDON, MANCHESTER, and other MARKETS, with a large STOCK t of GOODS suitable for the Season. D. W. II. invites an inspection of his CHOICE STOCK of NEW & FASHIONABLE MANTLES, Millinery, Bonnets, Children's Hats, Feathers, Artificial Flowers, Baby Linen, French Corsets, &c., which have been selected with great care by Mrs. HARRIS, who will, with an experienced West End Milliner, manage thaj department. The whole of which will be offered to the Public at as low a remunerative profit as possible. ORDERS WILL MEET WITH THE MOST PROMPT ATTENTION.* The SHOW ROOMS will be Opened for inspection on TUESDAY, the 18th instant, when an early call will oblige. GROCERY IN ALL ITS BRANCHES, WITH THE FULL REDUCTION UPON TEAS. Lammas-street, 14th April, 1854. THE WHOLESALE AND RETAIL PAPER HANGING WAREHOUSE, 2, King-Street, Carmarthen. WILLIAM JOHN WANSBROUGH, HOUSE AND DECORATIVE PAINTER, PAPER-HANGER, GLAZIER, &c. T)EGS to call the attention of the Public to the Choice selection of PAPER-HANGINGS, DECORATIONS, and PAN- ELLINGS, of which his extensive SPRING STOCK is composed; consisting of MANY THOUSAND PIECES of the NEWEST rnd MOST ELEGANT DESIGNS that English and Foreign taste and Steam Power can produce. Having made arrangements with the MANUFACTURERS themselves, he is enabled to Sell at much Lower Prices than have yet ever been offered to the Public. W. J. W. has much pleasure in annexing a few prices as & guide to Purchasers. Good Bedroom Ptpers 0 4f 0 6 0 ￼ | f" j | 8. d.) P? su???-? ? ? !? ? ?i PcrPieceof Good Eg Room do. 2 0 2 6 3 O? Twelve Yards V ery Rich do. 3 3 3 6 4 ￼ long. Drawing Peom 1 6 2 0 2 6 Very handsome do., French style o U •• 3 6 4 6j Upwards of 20,000 Yards of Borderings, at One-third tho Cost Price. „ Superior Crown Glass, 52s. 6d. per Crate. Do. do. cut to the sizes ordered in quantities of 100 ft. from 2d. per foot (according to size.) VERY SUPERIOR GLAZING AT FOUR-PENCE PER FOOT FINISHED. Ventilators, Oval, Round and Square French Shades, made to Order. Every description of Coloured, Brilliant, Cut, and Ornamental Glass. DESIGNS FOR CHURCH WINDOWS. GLASS* I*3J2JTRL> OK STAINED TO ANY PATTERN OF DESIGN. RAILWAY SIGNAL LIGHT LENSES. Sole Agent for South Wales for the Sale of Stent's Composition for Damp Walls," which is warranted completely to render a room dry, and fit for Papering in Forty-Eight Hour, after being plastered at a cost ot Ss. Sold in Quarts at 3s., and in Gallons at 10s.
CARMARTHENSHIRE INFIRMARY. Housc;Surgeon's Weekly Report for the week ending April 12 f Remaining since last Report 14 1 ■, r ° g J Admitted since If 0' l Discharged cured and relieved 1) ,1 a? L Died 0 ] hHfLl L Remaming 14 S? rRemining. since last Report 71 ) 76 ￼ ￼ ,Idmitled rlnc, 576 ) Discharged cured and relieved. 88 6 ￼ ?Died 0? Remaining -68 MEDICAL OFriCJBRS FQtt THE WEEK. Physician, Dr. Lawroiwc; Surgeon, Mr/ Rowlands. COMMITTEE.'—Mr. G. Bagnall, Chairman, Messrs. C Brigstocke, G. Spurrell, J. J. Stacey, G. Harries, jun., Rev., Dr. Lloyd, Mr. J. L. Williams, Mr. Joseph Timmins. JOHN W. W-RITE, Secretary.
LATEST PRICES OF RAILWAY SHARES. ———— Price if7' Share. s. d Lancashire and Yorkshire E100 pd 60 10 0 London and North Western £ 100 sh £ 100 pd 95 15 0 Great Western .CIOO rh Eloo pd. 72 10 0 Midland Counties E100 pd. 58 15 0 South Wales £ 50 all £ .50 pd. 33 0 0 South Eastern sh. 4100 pd. 58 15 0 Vale of Neath sh. X20., pd, 19 0 0
BIRTHS. On the 13th instant, at Edwinsford, in this county, the Lady of Sir James Walker Drummond, Bart., of a daughter. On the 4th instant, at Sussex Terrace, Camden Town, Ann, wife of the Rev. Richard Jones, of Llangeitho, of a daughter. On the 9th instant, the wife of Mr. Beynon, commercial traveller, Gainsford Place, Islington, London, of a still-born son. On the 10th instant, the wife of Mr. John Thomas, Clerk of the Peace's Office, Llandovery, of a son. On the 4th instant, the wife of Mr..George Jenkins, draper, High-street, Cardigan, of a son. On the 11th instant, at Narberth, the wife of Mr. Thomas Davies, currier, of a daughter. MARRIED. On the 11th inst., at Llanegwad Church, by the Rev. T. Evans, M.A., Penboyr Rectory, assisted by the vicar, the Rev. E. Evans, Mr. William Evans, of Kilsane, to Jane, eldest daughter of the late David Griffiths, Esq., of AUtyferin, in this county. On the 9th instant, at the parish church, Llanelty, by the Rev. E. Morris, vicar, Mr. Thomas Reid, master mariner, to Maria, second daughter of Mr. R. J. Isaac, watchmaker, Llanelly. On the 6th instant, at the Independent chapel, Llanfair Clydogau, by the Rev. T. Thomas, in the presence of D. Da yi es registrar, Mr. Peter Davies, ,Lloyd presence of D. Miss Griffiths, Pentre, Llanfair. Ystrad, to On the 5th instant, at Llanthetty Church, by the Rev. John John Jones, Rector, Mr. G. Tessington, grocer, Dowlais, to Miss Roberts, of Talybont, Breconshire.—At the same time and place, by the Rev. John Jones, Mr. Geo. Jones, grocer, Dowlais, to Mary Anne Jones, eldest daughter of W. Jones, Esq., maltster, Talybont, Breconshire. On the 7th inst., at Llanbadarn-fawr, near Aberystwith, by the Rev. William Evans, curate, Mr. John Morgan, Hair- dresser, to Miss. Mary Edwardes, both of Aberystwith. On the 31st ult., at Llanfihangel-geneu'rglyn, near Aber- ystwith, by the Rev. James Evans, of Llawdden, Mr. Joseph Williams, of Tyhen, near Cardigan, farmer, to Margaret, second daughter of the late Mr. Morgan Morgan, of Talybont, near Aberystwith. DEATHS. On the 10th inst., aged 67, at his town residence, Hyde Park Terrace, Col. William Edward Powell, of Nanteos, near Aberystwith, and Lord Lieutenant of the County of Car- digan. On the 7th inst., at Aberystwith, aged '65, RolorisltEardly Richardes, Esq., of Penglaise. On the 1st instant, at Twmyrynn, in the parish of Talley, Carmarthenshire, Mr. William Peregrine, aged 63. On the 10th instant, at Grose, in the parish of Llansawel, Carmarthenshire, aged 79, Elinor, wife of Mr. John Mor- gan. On the 7th instant, aged 31, Thomas Jones, the third and beloved son of Mr. John Jones, of Ffosyffyn Cellan, near Nar- berth. On Sunday last in the 77th year of her age, deeply lamented and respected by all that was personally known to her, Mrs. Punton, landlady of the Cross Inn, Llangathen and who had been for upwards of 50 years a devoted and zealous member of the Calvinistic Methodist Society. On Monday last, at Llandilo, Mrs. Richards, wife of Mr. Henry Richards, King's Head. She has left a numerous fa- mily of children to mourn their loss. On Monday last, at Trallwm, Llandilo, agedtSl years, Wm. Williams, pensioner, who served under Sir Ralph Abercrombie in Egypt. He was followed to the grave by several of his comrades in arms. On the 9th instant, at Tunbridge Wells, Mrs. Sutton, relict of the late Col. Scourfield, of the Moat, and afterwards widow of the late A. Philipps, Esq., of Bride's Hill, Pembroke- shire. On the 7th instant, at Leamington, Warwickshire, in his 38th year, Mr. Thomas M. Watkins, painter, late of Brecon. He was highly respected by all who knew him. Oa "the 3rd inst., aged 90, Mr. W. Rees Morgan, Mill- street, Aberdare. On the 8th inst., aged 26, the wife of Mr. Lewis Davies, draper, Hirwain, deeply lamented. On the 8th instant at Prendergast, Haverfordwest, aged 70, Mr. Thomas Vaughan, parish clerk of Prendergast for the last 40 years. On the 9th instant, at Cambrian Place, Haverfordwest, aged 33, Mr. James Spranklen, veterinary surgeon to Messrs. F. Conder, & Co., railway contractors. On the 10th inst., at Aberystwith aged 85, Mr. Thomas Edwards, Farm Bailiff to Mr. A. P. Davies.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. I ""T-v CARMARTHEN.—Arrived, the Phoenix, (steamer) Craddy: Mary, Lewis, from Bristol, with sun- '<?S? dries: Bee, Daniel: William and Ann, Philipps, ij????? from Cardigan, with flag stones Victoria, 'fn??Htm!!) Owens, from Carnarvon, with slates Speedwell, Grimths Towy, Griffiths: Sisters, Thomas Peggy, Harries Jane, Griffiths, from Llanelly, with coals. &MM, the Phmnix, (s.), Craddy, for Bristol, with sun- dries: Carolina. T^nioo I ur; —
TO CONTRACTORS OF PUBLIC WORKS. THE Town Council of Carmarthen are prepared to re- ceive Tenders for the Construction of a Reservoir. Parties desirous of tendering may inspect the Plans and Specification, on and after Monday, the 24th instant. Sealed Tenders endorsed Tender for Reservoir, will be received at the Town Clerk's Office up to Monday, the 8th of May. By Order, GEO. THOMAS, Town Clerk. Carmarthen, April 10th, 1854. TO BE LET, And Entered upon with immediate possession, ALL that Old-Established Inn and Premises, called the MERMAID INN, situate in Lammas-street, in the County of the Borough of Carmarthen. The above Premises being in the principal thoroughfare are most eligibly situated for business, an extensive portion of which it has commanded for some years. For further particulars apply to Mr. William Jones, Solici- tor, Carmarthen, or to Mr. Ben. Jones, Auctioneer and Estate Agent, Journal Office, Carmarthen. April 6th, 1854. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, On THURSDAY, the 20th Day of APRIL, 1854 BY MR. GEO. GOODE, At the BOAR'S HEAD HOTEL, Carmarthen, at the hour of two o'clock in the afternoon, ALL that substantial, well-built, attractive HOUSE, A SHOP, and PREMISES, together with a large Walled GARDEN, and three-stalled Stable at the back thereof, situate in Upper Market-Street, in the County of the Borough of Carmarthen, late in the occupation of Mr. Thomas Taylor Webb, Wine Merchant, and now vacant. The situation of these Premises is the most eligible for business of any in the Town of Carmarthen. The Wine Vaults and Cellarage are convenient and extensive; there is also a right of way from these Premises into Chapel-street, which is a very advantageous easement. For further particulars apply to Mr. Charles Henry Hughes, Solicitor, Quay-street, Carmarthen; to Mr. Richard Gardnor, Solicitor, Spilman-Street, Carmarthen; or Mr. Geo. Goode, Auctioneer, at his Offices, Quay-street, Carmarthen. COUNTY OF THE BOROUGH OF CARMARTHEN. Sale of Freehold and Leasehold Property. MR. GEORGE GOODE Begs to announce that he has been favoured with instructions from the Trustees of the late Mrs. JANE DAVIES, Chapel- street, to SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, on MONDAY, the 17th of APRIL, 1854, at the hour of one o'clock precisely, At the WHITE HORSE INN, Chapel-street, CARMARTHEN THE under-mentioned valuable Freehold and Leasehold TESTATES, in the County of the Borough of Carmarthen. FREEHOLD PROPERTY.—CHAPEL-STREET. Lot l.—All that Public House, Yafd and Premises, called the WHITE HORSE, situate at the East Entrance into the Cattle, Sheep, and Pig Market, and close to the Meat Market, now in the occupation of Mrs. Mary Lawrence, at the exceed- ingly low annual Rent of £ 20. Also, a very convenient Dwelling-House and Premises, adjoining the White Horse, now in the occupation of Mrs. Jones, as tenant at will, at the low annual Rent of Y,10, The White Horse, Mrs. Lawrence. £ 20 0 0 Dwelling-House adjoining, in the occupation of Mrs. Jones. 10 0 0 £3000 LOT 2. All those Four convenient and well-arranged Dwelling-Houses and Premises, also situate in Chapel-street, adjoining Lot 1, and close to the Wesleyan Chapel; now in the several occupations of Miss A. Davies, Mrs. Hewitt, Miss Griffiths, and Mr. William Rees, at rents amounting together to X36 per annum, as follows:— Miss A. Davies Xio 0 0 Mrs. Hewitt 10 0 0 Miss E. Griffiths 8 0 0 Mr. William Rees 8 0 0 JE36 0 0 The Houses comprised in the above two Lots are of modem structure, in good repair, and will always command a ready Letting. SAINT CATHERINE-STREET. LOT 3.—All those several Houses, Yard, Stable, and Pre- mises, situate in Catherine-street, now in the tenure and occupation of Mr. William Joseph and others, at Rents amounting together to £ 40 2s. per annum. LEASEHOLD PROPERTY. LOT 4.—All those Six Cottages, Stable, and Premises situate at the lower end of Little Water-street, near the Fish- mid, now in the several occupations of Anne Davies, Thomas Morris, Wm. Jones, David Lewis, Dosha Jones, and David Lewis, at Rents amounting together to £ 18 per annum. This Lot is held under a Lease, the unexpired term of which is 33 years last September, at a ground Rent of £2 per ann. Mr. John Davies, 13, St. Catherine-street, will show the several Lots; and for further particulars, apply to Mr. O. E. D avies, Chemist, Haverfordwest. Dated Carmarthen, March 22nd, 1854. CARMARTHENSHIRE. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, On THURSDAY, the 27th Day of APRIL, 1854, between the hours of one and two o'clock in the afternoon, At the THREE HORSE SHOES, in the Village of Cenarth, near Newcastle-Emlyn, BY MR. THOMAS DAVIES, :TWO LOTS OF CAPITAL OAK TIMBER. LOT I CONSISTS of 140 large Oak of different dimensions, from 8 to 24 inches girt, numbered with white paint, standing and growing on the Premises of Danralltgudd, in the Parish of Llanduawydd, in the County of Cardigan. Lo r II. consists of 170 Oak, measuring from 6 to 15 inches girt, numbered with white paint, standing and growing on the Premises of Gellydywyll, in the Parish of Cenarth, in the County of Carmarthen. The above Timber are well adapted for Ship-building and other purposes. The Turnpike Road leading from Newcastle-Emlyn to Car- digan passes close by the said Timber. Mr. J. Evans, Gate, Cenarth, will show the Timber. "Eagle" Line of Packets for Australia. To the consignment of BRIGHT BROTHERS, & Co., Mel- bourne, who provide Steamers and Lighters for Landing their Passengers, Luggage, and Cargo, immediately on the Vessel's arrival in Hobson's Bay. "I "K T7<0R MELBOURNE, PORT PHILIP, For- ??\ f warding Passengers to SYDNEY and ADE- '■rix,raiv\ "LAIDE, the well-known favorite Ship "AL- -r ￼ ?\. BATROSS," -Captain W. GEVES, 1700 tons burthen, will be despatched in April: first-mto passenger accommodation. Also, for the same port, the splendid Clipper BLOOMER," 1200 tons burthen, ALLEN, Commander, 15th May. For SYDNEY, the "BELLA ISLENA," 900 tons,— Wilson, Commander, will be despatched 25th May, taking first cabin passengers only, for whom the accommodation is very superior. Apply to the owners, GIBBS, BRIGHT, & CO., Liver- pool, or Bristol. AN EXPERIENCED SURGEON WANTED. THE "FOX" LINE OF PACKETS. LIVERPOOL TO AUSTRALIA. ESTABLISHED 1828. OR MELBOURNE, PORT PHILIP, Land- f ing Passengers and their Luggage at the Wharf free of Charge, and forwarding Passengers out to SYDNEY, ADELAIDE, & GEELONG. naUnE* for which a specific arrangement must be made. The Splendid new Clipper-ship, QUEEN OF THE SEAS, 2000 Tons, CHARLES GARDENER, Commander, (who is well known in the Trade.) This magnificent British Clipper Ship, now on her first voyage, was built expressly for the conveyance of pas- sengers to Australia, by Jas. Smith, Esq. the celebrated builder ofthe Marco Polo," but upon a very improved model of that Ship so that as regards sailing qualities, it is confidently ex- pected that she will make a more rapid passage to Australia than any ship that was ever launched. She is a splendid model of naval architecture, and has been very justly named the QUEEN OF THE SEAS;" her accommodations are fitted up replete with every elegance and convenience for comfort and safety, for with the FOX" Line of Packets has been so long celebrated ample space bas been allowed for exer- cise and amusement, so conducive to health on the voyage; and carries a surgeon. SHAWLS, SILKS, MANTLES, &c., NOTT-SQUARE. DAYIES, BROTHERS Respectfully announce to the Inhabitants of CARMARTHEN and its neighbourhood, The Return of MR. FREDERICK DAVIES, from the LONDON & other MARKETS, WITH A CHOICE AND CAREFULLY SELECTED STOCK OF GOODS, Suitable for the present and approaching Seasons. THE SHOW ROOMS ARE NOW READY FOR INSPECTION, And the favor of an early call is respectfully solicited. Carmarthen, April 14th, 1854. DRAPERY AND GROCERY ESTABLISHMENT, GUILDHALL-SQUARE, CARMARTHEN. SPRING AND SUMMER FASHIONS. MILLINERY, MANTLES, BONNETS, &c. D. AND W. DAVIES T) ESPECTFULLY announce their return from the LONDON and MANCHESTER MARKETS, with an extensive supply r? of GOODS suitable for the above Seasons. The whole will be ready for inspection on THURSDAY,tho 13th, S.I.,T tly A ,the !5th, TUESDAY, the 18th, and following days, when they solicit the favor of a call. TEA. A Second Reduction of Duty having taken place on the 6th instant, D. and W. D. beg to state that they give their Cus- tomers the full benefit of the same. Congou, 2s. 8d. 8s.; 3s. 4d.; 3s. 8d.; 4s. 4s. 4d., &c. April 10th, 185 8" Good Friday and Easter Monday being Holidays, the Premises will be closed. April 10th, 185i. GREAT NOVELTIES IN SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS, AT HENRY EVANS', LONDON HOUSE, LAMMAS-STREET, CARMARTHEN. MANY years having elapsed since he has announced his well-known and extensive STOCK of LINEN and WOOLLE DRAPERY GOODS, &c., through the medium of a Circular, he now begs to acquaint his Friends and the Public of his DRAPERY GOODS, MANCHESTER, and other MARKETS, with a splendid and elegant amortment of return from the LONDON, MANTLES, SHAWLS, BONNETS, HATS, AND FLOWERS; SILK, SATIN, MUSLIN, AND OTHER DRESSES, all suitable for the present and approaching Seasons, which he has purchased for READY MONEY, at a lower rate than they are usually offered, and will be sold by him at prices well worthy the attention of the Public. The whole of his STOCK and NEW SHOW ROOMS will be Opened on TUESDAY, the 18th instant, when he earnestly solicits the favor of an early call. R. E. is anxious also to state that he has made extensive purchases, from the first Brokers in London, of all kinds of TEA since the last reduction of duty on the 5th. AN EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT, AND AN APPRENTICE REQUIRED. Lammas-street, Carmarthen, April 13th, 1854. CARMARTHEN, ABERAYRON, AND ABERYSTWYTH. MR. LAWRENCE LANSDOWN, DENTIST, From 61, Grosvenor-Street, Grosvenor-Square, London, HAS the honour of announcing that according to request of numerous Families it is his intention to reside permanently in _LJL the Principality. Mr. Lawrence Lansdown will receive Patients at ABERYSTWYTH, this day and to-morrow, and the 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th of APRIL, at 47, NORTH PARADE. ABERAYRON, TUESDAY 25th APRIL. CARMARTHEN, Daily, from TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 2nd, to FRIDAY EVENING, MAY oth continuing monthly. Mr. Lawrence Lansdown, being a thoroughly practical and educated Dentist, from his residence in London, and connexion with some of the first Practitioners of the day for sixteen years past, is enabled to offer the higher resources of the Art to those requiring the assistance of a skilful Dentist. All cases of a mechanical nature entrusted to his care, guaranteed un- surpassable, in London or Paris, for utility, perfection of finish, and accuracy of adaption. References kindly permitted to Mr. John Cole, Pier Street, Aberystwyth. George James Wigley, Treasurer, in Account with the Inhabitants of the County of Cardigan. QUARTERLY BALANCE SHEET and ABSTRACT of Monies Received and Disbursed for the said County, with the '=t. Balances thereon, from the Epiphany Quarter Sessions, 1854, to the Easter Quarter Sessions following. RECEIPTS. COUNTY STOCK. 1854. £ s. cL JEad. £ s. d. Jan. 4th to April 4th. Balance due to the County last Epiphany Quarter Ses- sions 171 18 10 Received amountof County Rates at do., at halfpenny in the pound. 426 17 04 Received 10 per cent. from Parishes for non-payment of Rates 0 11 10 Received from Her Ma- jesty's Treasury for expenses of Criminal Prosecutions 324 9 0 Received fees for stamping weights and measures 0 18 6 Received from Capt. Free- man rents for lock-up houses 1 11 0 Received fines from magis- tratw clerks 5 4 0 769 11 41 Total Receipts of County Stock and Balance brought on 931 10 21 RECEIPTS.—POLICE RATES. Jan. 4th to April 4th. Balance due to the County last Epiphany Quarter Ses- 107 10 1 sions. 1W 10 1 Received Police Rates at do., at id. in the pound 199 17 8 Received Police Fees from Capt. Freeman, C.C. 13 11 3 213 213 8 11 Balance due to the Trea- Seunrrepr f 61 5 8 surer -382 4 8 JE131314104 DISBURSEMENTS. COUNTY STOCK. 1854. L s. d. f, s. d. J6 < d. Jan. 4th to April 4th. Salaries. 178 11 0 Bridges 257 4 6 County Gaol 87 12 9 House of Correction, ) 12 11 1 Aberystwyth ) Constables, &c 9 15 5 Magistrates clerks. 0 3 0 Coroners 42 2 10 Printing and Stationery 41 15 6 Miscellaneous 5 14 3 Prosecutions 91 14 11 ————— 727 5 3 Balance due to the county 204 4 Ili ————— 931 10 21 POLICE RATES.—DISBURSEMENTS. Jan. 4th to April 4th. Bv cash to Capt. Freeman, C. C., as per Requisitions Nos. 1, 2, and 3 382 4 8 382 4 8 £ 1313 14 10i Be it remembered, that we have this day examined the above Accounts, with the several voucners, and have Be it remembered, that we have this cl ayt, his 4th day of April, 1854. found the same correct.—As witness our hands this 4th day of April, 1854. D. SAUNDERS DAVIES, Chairman ?OnNBOULTBE? W. VAUGHAN, E. C. L. FITZWILUAMS, THOS. DAVIES LLOYD, JOHN YLEfWwItSS, LL. LEWELLIN G. W. PARRY, T. H. WINWOOD. F. R. ROBERTS, Clerk of the Peace. G. J. WIGLEY, Treasurer. G. J. WIGLEY, Treasurer. COUNTY AND COUNTY OF THE BOROUGH OF CAR MAR T H E N IN F.IEMAET, AT the SEVENTH ANNUAL MEETING of the GOVERNORS and SUBSCRIBERS, held at tha GUILDHALL, CARMARTHEN, on FRIDAY, the 7th Day of APRIL, 1854. SIR JOHN MANSEL, BART., IN THE CHAIR. THE FOLLOWING REPORTS WERE PRESENTED :— TREASURER'S REPORT FROM THE 1st of APRIL, 1853, TO THE 31st OF MARCH, 1854, INCLUSIVE. RECEIPTS. £ i. d. To Balance in Treasurers' hands 6 10 10 Annual Subscriptions received 416 0 6 Legacy left by the late Mrs. Wood 450 0 0 Collection at the Tabernacle Chapel by the Rev. H. W. Jones 4 1 6 Do. at Llanfihangel Rbosycorn Church 0 6 0 Do. at St. Peter's Church by the Ven. Archdeacon Bevan 9 15 8 Do. at the Welsh Wesleyan Chapel by the Rev. 915 8 Wm. Williams 1 0 0 Do. at Llanstephan Church by the Rev. B. Evans 5 14 6 Do. at St. Thomas, Ferryside, by the Rev. R. W. Plumptre 6 6 6 Do. at Llanllawddog Church by the Rev. W. H. Powell 91 Do. at Llanpumpsaint Church by the Rev. W. H. 1 7 1, Powell li Do. at the Catholic Chapel by the Rev. L. Havard 0 10 0 Do. at Llanegwad Church by the Rev. E. Evans 1 lo 0 Do. at LlanUwch Church by the Rev. T. Williams 115 Do. at Newchurch by the Rev. T. Williams Ill 8 Contribution, being overplus from the 1853, sum- mer Grand Jury, per Sir John Mansel. 1 0 0 Donation (late Grismond Philipps, Esq.). 10 0 0 Mr. Kentish, for evidence in a case of Queen against James, at Haverfordwest, for hone 0 5 0 stealing .» 0 5 0 A sick Lady's contribution per Jas. Rowlands, Esq. 110 Donation by the Rev. Jeremiah Owen 1 0 0 Donation by a friend from Birmingham. 0 5 0 Interest on India Bondr 67 3 8 DividendonConsols. 4910 8 Balanoe due to Treasurers 104 19 6 L1143 15 4 EXPENDITURE. £ 8. d. By Medicines, &c 83 19 2 Diet 200 7 10 Repair)tFumiture,&c. ^18 2 1 34 PniitiM, Advertising, and Si;tionery. ￼ 11 7 Coal, F!rewood,andCaodlM. 36 2 2? ContmMnciea 6 9 9 HouMSurgeon'saa?ry loo 0 0 Secretary's do. 20 0 0 Matron's ?. 20 0 0 Nurse's do. 14 0 0 Porter's do. 12 0 0 Servant's do. 5 0 0 Commission on collection 24 1 4 India Bond purchased 101 3 2 CousolapLirced, 470 0 0 11143 15 4 permuent capitri of the institution; (Consols) zliuu ly, 0 Floating capital in India Bondi. 2500 0 0 REPORT OF THE HOUSE COMMITTEE. T„ .1 • present D„ -jx-. much pløaure to announce that every year affords additional evidence $fth useftilneM andeffi^ckm^of ^he ^^flrawry PuS^^ Inrtitution, and they earnestly hope that its claím to continued increasing support will be duly acknowledged. ID Th^CommUte^drsireto 'acknowledge ^publidy the gratuitous and important ?rvices of the Physicians andSurgeon?- nected with the Establishment. n8|Ihe ^mm^te^ woSKo?cknowl.dge with gratitude the exertions of the Clergy and Ministers of various dominations on behalf of the Infirmary. bCTntiln^th^^nnual subscriptions and congregational collections towards the support of the Innrmary, the Committee hav??ouncea Leg?yo? K Pounds in aid of their funds bequeathed by the late C. D. Williams, Esq., Solicitor Carmarthen. admi ted d' h ?°"'The In_door pfttients admitted during the last year was & Out of which died.. 4: Curedandreheved "? Remaining in the House ￼ Out-door Patients admitted last year. 492 Died, 8; Cured and Beheved, 42J; Rem&1nmg. M 492 CHARLES BRIGSTOCKE, Chairman. f5th, 1854.THE REPORTS HAVING BEEN READ,- I BEEN READ,— IT WAS RESOLVED; < ￼ N f the Reports of the House Committee and Treasurers, be received and adopted. ￼ R the thanks of this Meeting be given to the Venerable Archdeacon Bevan, for his attention to the spiritual vant? t of the Inmates. ° That the thanks of this Meeting be given to the Medical Officers of this Institution for their indefatigable services. That the thanks of this Meeting be given to those Clergymen and Dissenting Ministers who have advocated the interest s o this Institution, and promoted congregational collections in aid of its fund. That the thanks of this Meeting be tendered to the Treasurers for their continual attention to promote the interests of this I That the thanks of this Meeting be given to the Gentlemen of the House Committee for their unremitted exertions to pro- mote the efficiency of this Institution. That the follbwing Gentlemen be requested to act on the House Committee for the ensiiingyear Ven. Archdeacon Bevan, A.M., Rev. D. A Williams Dr. Bowen, Mr E. H Stacey, Rev. Dr. Lloyd, Rev. H. W. Jones. Mr. J. Rowlands, Mr. J. Hughes, Mr. George DaviM, Mr. W. G. Thomas, Mr. 8. Tardrew, Mr. J 1. Stacey, Mr. BagnaU.Mr.t, B?cke, Mr. R. M. Davies, Mr. John HoweU, Mr. J. N. Roberta, Mr. G. Harris, Jun., Mr. George Spurrell, Mr. John L. Williams, Mr. Joseph Timmins. j?? MANSEL, CRAISMAN. liams, Mr. Joseph Timmins. JOHN MANBEL, CRLMXAN.
LLANDILO PETTY SESSIONS—SATURDAY.—Before William Peel, J. W. Philipp William Du Buisson, Esqrs., and the Peel, J. W. Phil* N?Pilliarns. Mr. John Davies of Edwinsford Rev. D. H. T. G. Arms, Talley, preferred a complaint against David Harries, Cefenycrib, for damaging a larch tree, the property of Sir James H. Williams, Bart. Defendant by his attorney, Mr. Popkin, pipped "Not Guilty. Mr. G. P. Price appeared to suP^r;xt the complaint. Mr. John Davies proved that the land on which the larch tree grew, was the property of Sir James. Richard Lewis being sworn, said-I reside at Cwm- ysgwatnog, Llangathen. I know Congle Grove. There are ?Atch trees growing there. On the 17th Feb. last, I saw de- fendant with a :larch tree on his back in the grove between six and seven o'clock! in the morning. He was dragging it after him towards the ditch, within the Grove. He threw it into the ditch, and went home. After he dropped the tree and had got into the meadow I saw a handsaw in his hand. I ex- amined the grove and found the stump of the tree. it ap- peared to have been felled by a handsaw, and was quite a fresh cut. I saw many other stumps of trees that had been cut. The value of the larch was about six-pence. I dId not say anything to David Harries. Cross-examined by r1p kins-I do not look after the wood for Sir James ??_j_? live about five fields from the wood in question.^Th t hot one tree so fresh cut as the one I saw that m°?? I never said that Harries had stolen potatoes from te ^oad- surveyor. I never said I would be up"T, an)j that 1 would be revenged on him. I?dDamd?an? a servant Sir James, that I had seen Ha the tree. John Jones, another witness, value?d ?the ?tree att?e? ppe?c: Defendant was fined ? Is. 2d. iMtag "game complaint against same defendant.-was a complaint for on the 22nd Qf cutting two oak trees of the value of four-pence, on the 22nd of February last. Richard Lewis prov?t)?ne? deendant cutting one of the ?t'-?sand takmg It. hom on hIS. back along with another freshly severed, llt WlCh WItness dl not' see defendant cut. Fined ￼ costs. Paid.- David Davies, servant at Llyncel'yn, Llanwrda, pleaded Guilty to a charge ￼ a,gmst hIm b Mr Geo. 'Wood, Guilty to a, charge rfding on a waggon without reins Superintendent of Po :i. including costs. Paid. Over- on a turnpike road seers and constables ?wert. ?'???-n? ted for the several parishes within the Llandilo division. LLAXDOYEltY. On Monday last about 1500 ewe lambs -which had been grazing on the lands of several farmers in this locality during the winter months, were exhibited in a field near the town, for the purpose of awarding eight various prizes, liberally offered by the owner, J. Rogerson, Esq., of Gilywich, near Trecon, for the best pens. D. Price, Esq., of Nantyrharne, Breconshire, who acted as judge on the occasion, awarded the prizes as follows:-I. M, r. Jones, Coedtwlk; 2. Mr. Joshua Anthony; 3. Mr. Lewis Jones, Pantybryn; 4. Mr. Williams, Abersychan; 5. Mr. Evans, Cefnralltucha; 6. Mr. James, Pantywheel; 7. Mrs. Williams, Cwmllynfe; 8. Mr. Jones, Goytre. The company afterwards partook of an excellent repast at the Plough Inn, and the remainder of the evening was occupied very agreeably, Mr. Rogerson presiding and Mr. Price occupying the vice chair. LL,kNI)OVEI'r.On Sunda last, eloquent and appropriate sermons were preachcd at Llandingat and Llanfairarybryn Churches, in behalf of the additional curates aid society, In the morning by the Rev. Rowland Williams, of Lampeter, (in h). In the afternoon by the Rev. Joshua Hughes, vicar, (in Welsh), and in the evening by the Rev. D. Parry, vicar of Llywell, (in Welsh). Liberal collections were made at the conclusion of each service. LLANDOVERY.—PLEASING TESTIMONIALS. A numerous party of the members of the Llandovery Female Society as- sembled at the Magistrates' room on Monday evening se nnight for the purpose of presenting Mrs. Havard and Miss Morgan each with a testimonial, for the very efficient services they have rendered to the club during several years past, the former lady as treasurer, and the latter as honorary secretary, and also as a tribute of gratitude for the generous sympathy inva- riably afforded to the particular circumstances of each ot the members in promoting their domestic comforts, The tes- testimonials comprised two very elegant pierced silver sugar basons, lined with ruby glass, and bearing respectively the following inscriptions: Presented to Mrs. Havard, as Trea- surer, by the Llandovery Female Society,11854." Presented to Miss Morgan; as Secretary, by the Llandovery Female So.. ciety, 1854. Mrs. Edward Jones, of Yelmdre, presented the testimonials, accompanying them by XUanna and eulogistic remarks to both ladies,.who suitably and very feelingly acknowledged the compliment. LLANDOYERY UNION.-OU Saturday last, the Board met for the despatch of business, being the last meeting foi the current year of office. Frederick Lewis, Esq., of Llwyncelyn, moved and D. Lloyd Harries, Esq., seconded, a vote of thanks to W. H. Campbell Davys, Esq., Chairman, and Morgan Morgan, Esq., of Llwyn, Vice Chairman, for their constant attention and humane consideration in the discharge of all their duties to the Board for the last year. Agreed nem. eon. Mr. Campbell Davys land Mr. Morgan returned thanks, and observed that they were glad to find their views had met the approval of the guardians. It was ordered jthat the clerk: be instructed to convey the thanks of this Board to the Indepen- dent ministers of the town of Llandovery and neighbourhood for their unremitting attention to the spiritual wants of the inmates of the workhouse during the year. KINGSTON ASSIZES, APRIL 4TH, 18-54. (Before Baron Alderson and a Special Jury.) Gibson v. Arrowsmith. This was an action brought by the plaintiff:for the recovery of the payment of two acceptances of X500 each, being the amount of the purchase money of a thirty-second share in the Caesarah, or Great Welsh Silver Lead Mines, ;near Llanga- dock, in this County. The case was tried on the -0th No- vember last, in the Court of Exchange, before Baron Martin, when the t jury returned their verdict on the first count in favour of the plaintiff, and on the two others?for defendant, which was virtually a verdict for defendant. The plaintiff moved for a new trial which was granted. The defendant had purchased the share in the mine, on the representation of the plaintiff, who was purser for the concern. Soon after the de- fendant had given his acceptances, he found, as alleged, that what had been told him, as regarded the^intrinsic'value of the mine, was altogether a fraudulent representation. After a lengthened trial the Jury found a Verdict for defendant. LLANDYSSIL LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC INSTITUTION.— On Thursday evening the 6th inst., the Rev. Dr. Lloyd, Carmarthen, delivered an instructive lecture on Astronomy, illustrated by an excellent Phantasmagoria Lantern, at the national schoolroom. The attendance was so numerous that numbers were unable to obtain admittance. The bustle at the door having subsided; .on the motion of Mr. Peter Joseph, seconded by Mr. Thomas, surgeon, the Rev. Evan Morgan, Vicar, was unanimously voted to the chair. The Rev. lecturer then proceeded to elucidate by means of a great variety of diagrams, the solar system, showing the relative magnitudes, periodical revolutions, distances, and order of the planets—the annual and diurnal motions of the earth, there- by causing the vicissitudes of the seasons, and producing alternately day and night, the moon as seen through the talescope of Lord Ross, its distance from the earth and its changes, the action of the sun, and moon upon the tides, together with various other celestial orbs. The lecture throughout was replete with much interesting information, and as the science was considerably simplified by means of the figures as well as the style of the language in which it was given, it could not but prove instructive to fall present. The audience included the most respectable families in the neighbourhood. The Rev. Mr. Jones, (Idrysyn), moved a vote of thanks to Dr. Lloyd, for his able lecture. The chair- man then rose, and in seconding the motion, observed that much praise was due to Dr. Lloyd, for having raised him- self so highly in the estimation of the public, and also for his great attainments in Astronomical science as well as in other departments of learning. He (the chairman) further begged to thank him on behalf of the members as well as himself, for his readiness and great kindness in enhancing the interest of the society, which is. as yet in its infancy, (loud applause). This terminated the proceedings, and the com- pany separated highly satisfied. The proceeds arising from the lecture ,were appropriated to the benefit of the institution.