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CARDIGANSHIRE. LAMPETER. TEMPERANCE MEETING A temperance meeting was held at the Town Hall, on Sunday last, when a lecture was delivered on Teetotalism" by a Mr. Richard Kees (a Cheap John). The Town Hall was obtained for the occasion, and his visit was published at the Disse-n tin. Chapels, and long before the hour appointed the hall was crowded. Mr. Thomas, I)ery Row, presided. The lecluie w,,s a one tle lecturer ,ti,erting to th(, history (,f his f,)imer I:f(,. At the conclusion a vote of thanks was moved to the lecturer, in a short but appropriate speech by Mr. D. J. Jones, which was seconded by Mr. John Tho- mas, and the meeting terminated. CARDIGAN AGRICULTURAL CLun,-At the annual exhibi- tion of green crops in connection with this society, the fol- lowing were the successful competitors Ilonorarv Prize, for Swedes, John Colby, Esq., Fynone; Tenants' Prizes- first prize, Mr. Parker, Stepside, Cardigan second, Mr. Jas. S. Evans, Pencnwc and Cardigan third, Mr. Phillips, Tre- riffry, St. Dogmells fourth, Mr. James, Cawrance, Llan- goedmore. For inangolds Ist prize, Mr. Parker, Cardigan second, Mr. Nicholas, Trevigan third, Mr. James, Caw- rance. CAIRDIGA.N-On Tuesday last the inhabitants of this town were afforded a day's sport by the Mayor, R. D. Jenkins, Esq., by n coursing meeting on his property, in the parish of Saint Dogmells. The day was remarkably fine, and a great number of persons availed themselves of the opportunity. Several excellent runs were made. after which about "seventy of the company met at Pantirion, where an excellent dinner awaited them, to which they were most hospitably entertain- ed by the worthy mayor, and the day was pleasantly spent with the utmost hilarity and good humour. TREGARON HIRING FAIR —The second hiring fair was held on Tuesday last, and was numerously attended both by masters and servants. Wages were very high, and great reluctance was shown on the part of the masters to comply wi h the demands of servants. A fair for the sale of pigs was held, and they sold at advanced rates. AllERYSTWITII HIRING FAIR.—The second hiring fair for this district was held on Monday last, when, as usual, there was an immense number of persons in the town (the weather being fine) who conducted themselves most credit- ably. The wages of farm servan's averaged lower than last year; there being but very limited requisition for the higher description of agricultural iabourers. ARERVSTWITII PETTY SESSIONS.—On Tuesday at the Town Hall, before G. Fossett, E<q., (major), F R. Roberts, Esq., ex-mayor, Thomas Jones, Esq., and D. Edward- Esq. Phillip B'ans, on the complaint ot Sergeant Thomas, was fined 5s for being drunk. David Jones, for a like offence, was fined 5s. William Davies, for using threatening and abusive language towards David Lloyd on applying to com- plainant for rent which had been previously paid to Mr. Richard Watkins, was bound over in zEtO to keep the peace for twelve months P.C. Griffiths charged Edward Thomas with setting fire to his chimney on Friday last. It being his first offence he was dismissed on payment of costs. John Owen, for a like offence was dismissed, it being proved that the fire had occurred accidentally.—At the Station House on the 24th, before G. Fossett, Esq. Jane Griffiths, for being drunk and found by Sergeant Thomas inapable. of taking care of herself, was fined 5s. Evans Jones, for being drunk and refusing to home when requested by P.C. Evans, was fined 5s. ABEKYSTWITH COliNTY COURT. — The usual monthly county court was held here on Thursday last, before J Johnes, Esq., jndge, but there were no cases of interest heard on the occasion, a court having been recently held. ABERYSTWITII.—THE TEMPERANCE CAUSE. — The pro- moters of this movement are always active here, and have undoubtedly been instrumental in eflecting much good. Oil Tuesday and Wednesday nights last meetings were held at the Town Hall, presided over by G. Thomas, Esq., con- vened for the purpose of establishing a temperance club, the object? of which were explained by Mr. George Green in English, and by Mr. John Williams in Welsh; the end in view being the preservation of those who have signed the pledge from retrograding. The meeting was eloquently- addressed by a gentleman from Glamarganshire in Welsh, whose address was interspersed with very forcible anecdotes and illustrations. There was a large attendance, and con- siderable interest appeared to be taken in the proceedings. It was reported that seventy persons joined the club, and much greater success is anticipated. The temperance cause is much indebted to Mr. John Williams, for his continual assiduity and activity in forwarding the movement. ABERYSTWITH. COUNCIL MEETING. An adjourned meeting of the council was held at the Town Hall on Tues- day last, when there were present—George Fossett, Esq., mayor, (in the chair), Messrs. J. Hughes, John Miiler, John Roberts, and Thomas Jones, Aldermen, and Mr. Edwards Mr. F. It. Roberts, Mr. J. Davies, Mr L. Pugh, Mr. R Watkins, Mr. T. W. Wells, Mr. Robert Edward, Mr. John Jenkins, and Mr. Richard Roberts, Councilmen. The sum of £500, advanced for work done towards the erection of the clock tower, being that day to be paid, and it having been agteed at the previous meeting of the council that the sum should be advanced out of the corporation property, it was ordered that the required amount be raised forthwith, by borrowing ioO each from the several members of the council and other gentlemen, the money to be repaid by instal- ments rateably out of the corporation funds, with interest at five per cent., until the whole be repaid. An order was made for paying Mr. Downie X450, advanced by him to the committee who superintended the erection of the tower. There was no other business.

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