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GLAlnORGANSHXIRE, CARDIFF EISTPDDFOD,-Iti addition to the very liberal and respectable list of subjects and prize-I already announced for the ensuing Eisteddfod, It gives us sincere pleasure to mention another, re- cently contributed by the Cynnnrodorion Society, 0* Merthyr Tydtil; namely, 'I'rachivenitychiad Ahtib a,* IVinllan Nabolh (on Ahab's inordinate lo.nging fer, Naboth's vineyard) for the best Welsh Ode (Awdl) on which subject a silver medal will be awarded. Further particulars will be given in the next cont- mittee report. Although this Welsh Society Colle sists fwith two or thrpe pxoentionsl nn] v of mer workmen, yet their orderly conduct, their steady endeavours to investigate Welsh literature an their indefeisible attachment to their native Cymru, entitle them to the peculiar respt c their cotin" trymen. We trust that this lauda, example 0 national zeal will stimulate other societies to similar co-operation. CARDIFF DISPENSARY.-The eleventh Annual Meeting of the subscribers was holden at the TOW3 Hall, Cardiff, on Thursday last, when the Chair was tilled by T. B. Rous, Esq one of the Via-e Presidents.—The report and accounts for the past year having been "read by Mr. Roberts, the ApO- thecary and Secretary, were. on the motion of Walter Coffin, Esq., ordered to be printed for cir" culation.—The thanks of the Meeting were also voted to the officers of the Institution for their services, and the Committee for the past year were re-elected for the ensuing year.. Thanks of the Meeting were also unanimously voted to Mr. Rous, for presiding on the occasion.—From the state- ment of the accounts, as read by the Secretary. it appeared that the receipts during the year amounted to 1721. 8s. 6d. and the disbursements to 148'. 6s. 7d. leaving a balance of 2Al. Is. lid-during the year in favour of the Institution, and forming, with the balance of 9'. lis. 9d. from last year, a total of 331. 13s. 8d. in favour of the Dispensary up to the present period. Dr. Moore, the Physician to the Institution, and D. W. Davies, Esq., one of the Surgeons, attended the Meeting, and among the subscribers were noticed W. Coffin, T. R. Guest, T. Charles, J. J. Watkins, C. C. Williams, Henry Morgan, E. P. Richards, and Evan David, EsqrS., and the Rev. H. E. Graham. We are happy to learn from our Cardiff correspondent that this in- stitution is still dispensing the greatest benefits amongst the poor who are the objects of its bounty' CHRISTMAS CHARITIES.—The Marquis of But" has, according to his Lordship's annual custolor distributed a quantity of clothing, consisting blankets, shoes, flannel, &c. amongst the poor 0 Cardiff and Lantrissent.—We also understand tba I J. Nicholl, Esq. M.P. for Cardiff, has remitted 10:' to Cardiff, and a like sum to Lantrissent, for distri- but ion amongst the poor of those towns—The 1J1 terest of 501.1bequeathed in the year 1713, by William Jones, of Cardiff, to the Vicar of Sal John's, upon trust, for the benefit of poor house holders of the parish of St. Jolin's,l'has I with to" interest of 651. arrears of interest, which some yp-r5 since had accumulated, been distributed accodlnl to the directions of the testator. The sum of 501. f was also bequeathed by Mr. Jones for the erection 0 an Altar piece in the chancel of St. John's church* LOCAL IMPROVEMENT.—We are happy to ob" serve that an opening for a cart road has bee made at the bottom of Church-street, and we pre ( sume this opening is preparatory to the erection 0 the new market on the plan suggested by I Haycock, Esq. ASA favourable opportunity offers itself for the enlargement of the churchy81, by making the present arch one of its entrances,* trust such an opportunity will not be passed over by the present worthy bailiffs of the town. COMMITMENTS TO CARDIFF GAOL AND HousE: or CORRECTION.—January 3d, 1S34, John David, bj Edw. Bradley, Esq. charged with having feloniously, stolen a certaiu piece of olive-coloured woollen the property of John Thomas, of Cowbridge. Ja"* r William Jenkins, by the Rev. J. Harding, clerk, Franklen, and J. W. Bennett Eqrs. charged Wit ( having feloniously stolen two pigs, the property 0 Catherine Griffith of Pencoed.—Jan. 5th, Thoi^3 Morgan, by R. F. Rickards, and R. H. Esqrs. charged with having feloniously stolen fr°0f the person of Ami Morgan, one bill of the va'ueIrtl thirty pounds-, three pieces of gold coin of the rea.- called sovereigns, and a half crown in silver, oft'1 monies, goods and chattels of the said Ann Morgan. We understand that the following un er I)- tioned Solicitors have been appointed by the Lorr Chief Justice of His Majesty's Court of Coinfl°^V Pleas to be Perpetual Commissioners in and t f this county for taking the acknowledgments Ii or Deeds to be executed by married women, ui> the Act of the 3d and 4th W. 4. C. 74. for abolition of fines and recoveries Cardiff, E. Richards aud T. Dalton Cowbridge, Charles Re. wood; Bridgend, W. Lewis; Nea'h, D. Pow'e' W. Llewellyn, and A Cuthbertson; Swansea, Jenkins, C. Collins, and J. J. Price; Merthyr, Meyrick and W. Perkins. BENEVOLENCE.—The Countess of Jersey's 1111; nual gift of ten pounds worth of Welsh flannel :b distributed to the poor of Britton Ferry, on the instant. t LANTRISSENT.- Three boys of the Lanfrissetl., National School, who for some years past have clothed at the expense of the Marquess of have been lately apprenticed by his Lordship. different trades, and a premium of 10. paid each boy. In addition to his Lordship's subsc!"1^ tion of 42/. per annum to this charity, six boys clothed at his Lordship's expense, and at the Ól. of 14 are apprenticed with a premium fee of each. EXCISE INFORMATION. SWANSEA-—At a Petty Sessious held on Tue^( week, Mr. David Howell, of the Cambrian and Mr. Richard Walters, retail brewers, were moned at the instance of the Board of Excise» selling spirits contrary to the statute, not be' licensed so to do. ^f. -—Orain Esq. collector of excise, and 0( Solomon Newman, supervisor, attended on beha the Board and the following evidence was adduce support of the information. yg; William Thomas being sworn, deposed as —" I am an officer of excise, residing at Morris'0 in this county. On the 2d of November last I the house of David Howell,called the Cambrian j ery, situate in the town of Swansea; I dined ter, after dinner I called for a glass of gin and 0 which I had immediately after I drank it I went • the kitchen, and asked Mrs. Howell how ranch 1 to pay, she said, a shilling for dinner and five pettie for the glass of gin and water I then paid her f, ls.5d. and called for another glass of gin and *effCc which I had and drank, and afterwerds paid five P for it." isio On the witness's cross-examination, he said, elf- certain it was gin and water I ordered it vot and drank both glasses in the same room I p^y say when I left the house that I would call a" for it again. ,^t, A witness was called on behalf of the defe" to prove that he dined with the officer Thomas, "^etl day in question that it was he (witness) that Mrs. Howell to send in the glass of gin and ^.j-jts Thomas having expressed a wish to have some ^^t not being in the habit of drinking much beer he (witness) did not see any money paid by T for the gin and _111 Mrs. Howell denied having received any PO yin"- whatever, either for the dinner or the gin and fC Mr. William Williams, an officer of ^xc'ff siding at Swansea, was called to prove that was licensed to retail beer under statuted 10 William 4th, c. 64, bUI that he was ni, :cc(lse sell spirits. cO0' The magistrates, after a short consultation* victed Howell in the mitigated penalty of costs. c0?e Nearly the same evidence was adduced in .ied against Walters the same witness having ,ca his house on the same evening, and been with a glass of gill and water which he paid for. ofJ/' He was also convicted in the mitigated penalty 0 and costs, MERTHYR THEATRE.—We are happy to ° c0(f that Mr. Collier, who lias engaged a respecta .f ot comedians, is about to open this resoi to' .jiP? nient under very improved prospects of aj>eei» gratification to the public. Mr. Collier ha9 ,idd "j consider,it«le expense in removing many ?r° objection under which the Theatre formerly as we understand it is about to be conducts fgCe^^ respectiible footing, we have no doubt he w' |el-tW that liberal support from the inhabitants of to which his exertions entitle him.

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