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THE IRISH CHURCH.I

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"Y GOHEBYDD" VERSeS LORD PENRHYN.

LLANUXiA'NIX, XE,\R COX WAY.

LLANF AIR- YN-N EUBWLL.

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RUTHIN. CONCERT.— A very successful and fashionably at- tended concert came off on Friday evening, the 18th instant, Jaiiie6 Maurice, Esq., presiding. I he worthy i president iu opening the proceedings said—Ladies and Gentlemen,—We are assembled here this evening for two objects—the enjoyment of music, the concord of sweet voices, and to augment the funds of Lady Hun- tingdon's Connection in this town-and it may not per- haps be considered wholly out of place if, on au occasion like the present, I should make some slight allusion to the character of that pious and large-uiiuded lally, who held so conspicuous a potsition iu the rtligiuua world during a cousiiierable part of the eighteenth century, when the LsUbliahed Church, of which she was au earnest member, had fallen into a kind of lethargy— when wen's minds seemed wholly devoted to Regular pursuits and money speculations of the wildest char tc ter. It was then that a few young men at Oxford, an i amongst them the two Wesleya, John and Charlos. feeliug their own spiritual need, aud seeing the wants of other- bound themselves by religious ties to spread evangelical truth through the laud, and to their efforts the Louutess of Huntingdon lent the powerful aid of her rank aud position in society, and about the c^urt, aud thus brought the highest aud lowest together, uniting them by the coinmuu tie* of their religious faith. All seemed well aud some oi our churches were so crammed that many clergymen had recourse to out- door preaching, until they were prohibited, when the Countess of Huntingdon saw herself compelled to found a college of her owu, for the religious trainiug "f you th in what she believed to be the truths of the gospel. We all know with what result loth in England and Wales, where we had our Charles, of Baia. Now I am not here to extol this connection or that connection. 1 am not here to speak agaiust thiugs established, whether it be Kouif.u Catholicism or Episcopacy, or our respective denominations, for I believe that ad supply some great spiritual need to the human soul, or they would not have existed as for centuries they have existed. 13iit I say that each is valuable, aud valuable only as it spreads clear perceptions and deep convictions of the reality of religion, of immortality, of man's spiritual nature— teaches us to live a life of faith and of hope, aud the belief that Christ lived and died to breathe into scciety a diviner spirit than now exists. (Loud applause.) A vote of thauks to the members of the Philharmonic So- ciety, and their leader, Mr B. Williams, for their able and gratuitous services to the W orshipful the Mayor, W. C. West, Esq., of the Castle; GabrielKoberts, E.?i., of Cefn Coch and James Maurice, E8'1, the 1'I'esi,lL'ut I of the evening, for their kind patronage, WJ. nthu- siastically passed, on the motion of the Hcv. John Uunuery, the Minister of the Free Church, who said that when he came to Huthiu he was told that he should be buried in loneliuess and isolation, but he had not only beeu delighted with their mountain scenery, but the pluck and energy of their old town, in the recent success of the Eisteddfod, the fine arts exhibition, their concerts, the visit of Lord Napier and his hearty re- ception, their places of worship and schools; and last, though not least, the meeting of the liible Society, only last night, evidenced that there was material for life, progress and joy there. He was especially grateful for the presence of the chief and all otlier magistrates, iu. cluding their able president, at that meeting. W heu asked by Mr Vestas to the cluraeter of the Free Church, he simply replied, we preserve and u'" the Liturgy of the Church of England, but depend f »r sup- port on the voluutaiy system alone. We are not secta- rians or politicians, but seek iu accordance with the principles of the Countess of Hunting ion's C^ onnection to raise the hitherto fluttering chinch here, without antagonism to any other evangelical denomination. Such were his instructions from the London committee who had appointed him, and such his only purpose, in which he had been much encouraged to-night. Where all had done so well, lie did not wish to be invi^ dious in his praise, for the talents of Mr Argent and Miss Hubert* were pit-nt, but lie could not lieip expressing his delight, with tlie performances of their juvenile friends, the Mioses K. Davies, S. A. Humphreys, 1). Wi:l\Ul"; aud Ala-ler A lUvies. Tae proceeds >vero £ 10. HOARD OP GTAUOIAN'S, Monday, Oeio'.er l!Hh. I'le.-eot, -uue.s Maurice, EtLt chairman; ilev. H.b..i?,vLe-c[t.ucur.m; Mt Jiv>. L'ayt, BiW.vh n-c Mv 't'hojias Owen*, AKnvLc ler; l .i C. iAuv.^ Denven; Mr Tuomas Williams, LI ui^auhai d Mr Evua Davies, LlaHyuys; it. F. Kirch, Ks<p, ex-otiicio. Financial Xlatcmat.—Out-relief for the past fortnight; —Thouias os tid. 1 Clmpies drawn —Thomas Griffith, f 110; Wm. H. Junes, i lUlauce ag.iinst treasurer in favour of the uuiou, 3s 2d. The Matter's Report.—lu mates in the house, 104 against go-tlio number in the corresponding week. Vagrants relieved, lOti. Correspondence.—A letter was read from the Clerk of the Wrexham Union, enclosing a statement of a pauper, named Maria Jones, who alleged that she bad been illtreated whilst st tying in the Kuthiu Workhouse. The following is a copy of the statement:—"Maria Jones- states that she was in the Kuthin Workhouse seven days after her removal from Wrexham. Sue states that she was employe.1 in cleaning the Board rooms and offices, but that she wauted to be employed in the kitchen. 't wauted to go out, but the matron would not let me go that night; but she put my clothes in the pantry until morning, and in the morniug the matron saw me change my clothes, and while doing so, the doctor came to see me. The doctor told me that I had better go to the Asylum, and I said I had rather go to the Asylum than stop there, After I had got changed, I bid them good- bye and left the house. IV lIlie [ was cleaning the uffices Sir Davies, the clerk, came aud took a stick out of a corner and struck me over my back and legs. I told him I would tell the gentleman, Mr Maurice. He said I don't care who you tell; go from here, I don't want you heft': The schoolmaster was in the room when Mr Davies struck me, and the matron was going out of the door. The Clerk does not like me to go, but the matron told me to go and clean the offices. When I wanted to go out, the master told me to go and never come back to trouble them but go to the Asylum. After leaving the Workhouse I went home to my father and mother, and I stayed with them till Monday morning at six o'clock, and then started for Wrexham, and got here about four in the afternoon. I slept with Sudge, the police officer, in the Heast Market, Wrexham, and then carne to Wrexham Wot kitouse on Tuesday morning." The Clerk then read hs reply to it. The reply was as follows:Dear Sir, In reply to your letter of the 6th inst., I beg to say, that as far as I am concerned, her whole story is false. The idea of the Clerk to a Union interfering with the inmates of a Workhouse is simply absurd. I have shown her statement to the officers con- nected with the orkhou,,e. aud I have no doubt you will hear from them. 1 nhould have answered your letter earlier had it not beeu that I have been preparing for the ftudit.I air). &c., Benjamin Davies, Cleik. To the Clerk of the Wrexham Union." The Chairman then proposed that the schoolmaster and the matron, whom Maria Jones stated were present, should be ca. led in separately and examined. The schoolmaster, Mr Matthews was then called in and stated that he remem- bered Maria Jones beiug in tlx* hou>e on the day in questiou, In answer to the Chairman, he said that he never saw the Clerk strike her. He never even saw Mr Davies in the same room at the same time with her. The Matron on being called in said that to her know- ledge nothing of the kind stated in Maria Jones' state- ment had occurred. Maria Jones had tievcr made any complaint to her about it, and she supposed that she should have heard if anything of the kind had occurred. The Chairman then instructed the Clerk to write to the Clerk of the Wrexham Guardians aud state that the Guardians of the Kuthin Union had examined into the matter and found her statement entirely wit hwat founda- tion. The matter then dropped—The K dieving-officers were theu called in. Several applications were made for relief in conse<pieuce of the L tiis' Club having been brokeu up. It was stated that one member of the club who had at different titnei received, from the funds of the club as much as t'120 had been paid at the breaking up oi the club as much as t" from a contribution of about £ 5. —The Chairman observed that until the money was ex- hausted the parties were not eutitled to parish relief. it was deeply to be regretted that a club which for nearly haif a century had bee a doing much good, and hid been well managed should have been allowed to fall into the coufu-don that club had got into. The club ought to have been reorganised yearsago, aud it was inexcusable to break up a club with a surplus of from A'SoO to X400, and a very heavy infliction on the ratepayers. There were ladies in Huthiu willing to have undertaken the management of the club, and to have become honorary members.—The ordinary business was then gone on with. COUNTY COURT, MONDAY, OCTOBER 19.-Before Vaughan Williams, Exp, Judge.—There were ninety* six cases entered, of which about fifty were disposed of by the Itegi,ti-ar, and a great many settled out of court. There were 10 judgment summonses, of which lour were settled out of court. There were left seven defended cases for his Honour. William William; v. John Jones.-This was an action to recover a cheese for value detained by the defendant. — Mr Louis, of Kuthin, appeared for the defendant.— The plaintiff" stated that in the early part of July hist he purchased 15 cheeses, to be delivered into the Market Hail, Huthif. W hen he came to take the cheese out of the Hall, the defendant demauded the tull, 6d. He understood that the teller ana not the buyer was to pay the toll, and he refused. The defendant seized one of his cheeses and had retained possession ever since.— Mr Louis conteuded that the defeurlaut was lessee of the rooms, and he supposed that if the goods had been lo»t he should have io pay—and the plaintiff lett the cheese in his room, and when the defendant asked for ôd he refused.—His Honour gave judgment for defend- ant, and said that the plaiutitf must pay 6d. and the cos's before the cheese was restored to him. Charles Dane v. MW«;ni .Mtf! Mr Louis appeared for tlie plaintitfc He said that his client had been in the habit of supplying hay to the Mitiera Lime Com- pany, Limited. The defendant supplied the time works with a quantity of hay—27c\vt. 3<ps, at 4", which came tu Ci J]>s. He represented to the plaintill' 8o that he paid him £G 4s. In support of his statements he called David Williams, a cleik at the Lime Works. He deposed that on the loth May last the defendant had supplied them with 27cwt. 5qrs. of hay, at 4s. He weighed it himself. He had never supplied any more. Mj Louis then called the plaintiff %-i,o deposed th«*t he paid the defendant .t'; 4s.—The aefeudant admitted the supplying of 2"c\vt. and ;i(ps of hay at 4s., and alou to receiving £ ♦> 4'l1s Honour give judgment for the plaint it) with costs. Jolw Ellis v. Etlwin Smith.—Mr Louis appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr Llewelyu Adams for the defend* ant.—.Mr Adams said that his client had been in the Llanarvon Colliery Accident. tiehidbeenseverely injured,and it wasdottbtfuiwhethertewoutd survive. A letter was handed in to that etlcct — His Honour ad- journed the case for two months. llince v. l,'olit i-ti. --This was an action to recover the sum of 3t)s. for work done.—Mr Louis appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr LI. Adams for the defendant.—Mr Louis stated that the defeudaut was au Overseer for the parish of Llanganbafal and Llanychaiu. The plaintiff was a land surveyor, lu the early part of the year de- fendant came to the complainant and requested him to prepare a plan of the farm of a Mr Kiunerley. His client wenl oown and ttJlJk the tracings. He applied to the defendant for payment. an,i he referred him to Mr Kin- nerley. He went to Mr Kinneiley, when he again re- ferred him to the defendant, ile theu called the plain- tiff, Mr Hince, who corroborated his statements.—Mr Adams' defence was that in the first place the defendant was acting as an agent for Mr Kiunerley, "Jd that if he was liable the charge was too high. He said that Mr Kiuueriy was a now tenant on the farm,and thinking that his landlord was charging hiui for more acres than his farm contained, he sought the defendant to see how many acres lie was rated for. Ihe defendant said that he would survey his land for him. But ill a short time be discovered that lie could not, and then said he could recommend a person. Mr Kiunerley said that was all right, but his (the charge most not exceed "25s. The defendant then saw the pi dutitf, and he pro- mised uot to exceed 2.)s. The defendant told him that before he commenced his work he had better Write t,) Mr Ivtnnerley iu order that he might be in when he went down to survey the land. When through him (the (Icieti(i,itit) he sent the bills to Mr Kinnerley, he thrust the plans aside, and said they were not like his farm, and that the charge was too high. When the plaintiff found Mr Kinnerley would not pay him, he said that he (the defendant) should, and that was the first intimation that his client had that he was liable. lie then put in several letters which had passed between the parties, and called Mr Pi ice Koberts, the defendant, who corro- borated his statement.—His Honour in giving judg- ment for the defendant, said that Mr Roberts was clearly acting as an agent. Thomai Simons v. 11. lfi(mplt Vey. -This was an action to recover the sum of 13 6s. (kl., for arrears in rent. The defendant is an upholsterer, and in 1859 rented plaintitt s house at <t$a-year. He stayed there for some time, and ultimately left in arrears. For some time plaintiff could not find him, and when he did there was a dispute as to what had been paid. Heuce the present action. Tlie defendant said that lie had, at the phintitr's request, paid poor's rates, which were to be deducted from the rent. He acknowledged that he owe 1 the plaintiff XI lfis. He had paid him the sums of It's. ati(I Ss. Plaintiff had his rent book, and he hand 'd it to him to put down what had been paid.— His Honour gave judgment for £ 2 1 G.>. *d., the whole amount, less the amount paid lor arrears. To be paid in monthly instalments of as.

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