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PEMBROKE-DOCK. On Friday week the 13th Depot Battalion, under the Command of Culonel Moore, was inspected at the hut encampment, by General the Hon. Sir A. A. Spencer, iKp.B. In the afternoon he inspected the 3rd Batte v, "J. Brigade, Royal Artillery, with the appearance of J^hich he was highly pleased. He was accompanied by Colonel Benn, commandant of Royal Artillery for the Western district, and his aide-de-camp, Captain Parlby. On Saturday, General Spencer, Colonel Benn. and other officers went down the haven in H.M.S. Asp, for the purpose of inspecting the various detachments of troops and also the fortifications there. PICNIC AT PEMBROKE DOCK.—On Saturday week the annual Caled.miau picnic waa held at Lawrennv Castle ark, kindly placed at the disposal of the committee by Mr G. Lort Phillips, M.P. The Milford Haven steamer Was chartered for the occasion, and left Hobbs Point about two o'clock, with about 200 persons on boaid, a stalwart Highland piper being placed in the fore part of the vessel, who ever and anon during the passage played selection of Scotch reels, &c. On arriving at Lawrenny Park, a shady spot was selected, whore the creature comforts were spread out. An excellent string band eing in attendance, the lovers of dancing amused t.:em- Relves on the grass. About six o'clock an excellent tea ?as prepared, under the management of Mrs Nicholson, ,fr8 Boyes, and Miss Burrowman. After tea, dancing, kIss, in the ring, and other games were again resorted to, UntIl the shades of evening put an end to the amuse- ments of the day. The weather was exceedingly fine, >n<* the stroll through the fine old park, stocked with Undreds of deer, was truly delightful. The castle is eautifully situated, commanding a magnificent landscape land and water, the view from the upland portion of deer park being one of the finest in Pembrokeshire. efore leaving the park, Mr James Mc Lean proposed ^ree cheers for Mr and Mrs Phillips, to whom they ere much indebted for tbe very courteous manner in hich he had placed the fine old park at their disposal °r the day. The cheers were givea with much energy, tfter which the whole party returned home in safety, aiirxv*ng about 11 p.m., the gates of the pier being lowed to be kept open, through the kindness of Capt. ^J~Vthe superinten^en^^the^^





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