NOTICES, &c. A CARD. J AMIS MILLS, Piano Forte Maker, Tuner, and Repairer, FROM ] £i!1ID MAKERS TO HER MAJESTY. 21, WILLIAM STREET, HAMPSTEAD ROAD, LONDON, BEGS most respectfully to return his grateful thanks to the Nobility, Gentry, and Inhabitants of CARDIFF, MERTHYR, COWBRIDGE, and their vicinity, for the liberal encouragement with which they have honoured him, and to inform them that he is now making his usual Half-yearly Tour, and has brought with him some of his splendid toned <;i Octave Cottage Piano Fortes, warranted of the best Material and Workmanship, not to be surpassed by any Manufacturer, which he offers at remarkably low prices. N.B. J. M. has also a large assortment of new and ap- proved Music, in great variety. INSTRUMENTS BOUGHT, SOLD, EXCHANGBD, OR LENT ON HIRB. All Orders, addressed to the Guardian Office, Cardiff; or. the Bush Inn, Merthyr; will be carefully attended to. J. Mills's visits to this County are in JANUARY and JULY. References from some of the most respectable families in the County can be given. NOTICE. qw gwi- zt & I LU BOOT MAKER, No. 2, SMITH STREET, CARDIFF, BEGS respectfully to return thanks to the Nobility and Gentry of CARDIFF, and its vicinity, and to the Public generally, for the liberal patronage and support he has been hitherto favoured with; and in consequence of a report that he has opened tke Shop in Angel-street, lately occupied by Mr. Ward, begs to inform them, that he carries on the Business in Smith-street as heretofore, where he solicits a continuance of future favours; and assures them, that he has no interest, or is in any way connected with the Business opened by a person of the same name in Angel- street. Cardiff, February 8, 1843. GLAMORGANSHIRE. AT the QUARTER SESSIONS, held at CARDIFF, on the 3rd of JANUARY, 1843, the following Orders for Payment were made For the County Gaol at Cardit- f. s. d. C. s. d. To the Committee on account of next Quarter's Expenditure 150 0 0 Governor in full of his Bill. 26 1.0 lOi For Salaries 128 11 0 306 1 lQ1 For the House of Correction at Swansea- To the Committee on account of next Quarter's Expenditure 60 0 0 Governor in full of his Bill. 21 19 Of f'. For removing Convicts 13 9 6 For Salaries 65 3 0 160 11 6 £ Clerk of the Peace, his Quarter's Gratuity 36 5 0 Coronert—Mr. Collins, Gower 22 8 0 Mr. Davies, Merthyr 51 11 10 Mr. Morgan, Ogmore 915 2 Mr. Reece, Cardiff. 33 0 9 Mr. Thomas, Swansea 9 18 9 126 14 6 James Reynolds, his Quarter's Annuity 5 0 0 For Maintenance of a Lunatic Convict at Devises 5 4 q Mr. Dalton, on account of his BiU 61 0 8 Overseers of Merthyr Tydvil for removal of irish 8 0 6 Surreyor of Roads in Cardiff District 80 16 6 ————————— his Year's Salary 3 3 0 ——————————— in Merthyr District 1 10 0 in Abemant and Rhydyblew District 3 10 0 Mr. Whlttington, repairs of Wyrfa Bridge 4 10 0 Captain Napier's expenses incurred by order of Justices at Merthyr Tydvil 6 1 0 Editor of Guardian for Printing 6 18 6 Editor of Cambrian for Printing 6 5 3 13 3 9 COONTY RATE, ltd jE820 12 4 Payment* under 2 and 3 Victoria, c, 93. Captain Napier, his Quarters Salary as Chief Constable 112 10 0 CoWixotacia-M erthyr District. 5 17 1 N ewbridge ditto 3 19 5 Ogmore ditto 1 12 3 «— Swansea ditto 212 0 23 g Editor of Guardian for Printing 3 0 0 Editor of Cambrian for Printing 2 13 0 —-———— 5 13 0 9131 16 9 WOOD, Clerk of Peace." In the matter of the PETITION of JAMES TRUS- COTT; of the PARISH OF SWANSEA, in the COUNTY OF GLAMORGAN. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that HENRY JOHN STEPHEN, Sergeant at Law, the Commissioner acting in the matter of this Petition, will proceed to make a final order thereon at the BRISTOL DISTRICT COURT OF BANKRUPTCY, at the City of BRISTOL, oh MONDAY, the Twentieth day of FEBRUARY instant, at One o'clock in the Afternoon precisely, unless cause be then and there shown to the contrary. R. G. SHUM TUCKETT, Deputy-Registrar, Bristol District. WHEREAS a PETITION of WILLIAM PRICE, of DOWLAIS, in the Parish of MERTHYR TYDFIL, in the County of GLAMORGAN, SADDLER AND IRONMONGER, having been filed in the BRISTOL DIS- TRICT COURT OF BANKRUPTCY, and the Interim Order for Protection from Process having been given to the Mid William Price, under the provisions of an Act of Par- liament, passed in the Parliament holden in the 5th and 6th years of the Reign of Her present Majesty, intituled "An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors," the said William Price is hereby required to appear in Court before Henry John Stephens, Sergeant at Law, the Commissioner acting in the matter of the said Petition, on the Twentieth day of FEBRUARY next, at 12 o'clock at Noon precisely, at the Bristol District Court of Bankruptcy, at Bristol, for the purpose of being then and there examined, touching his Debts, Estate, and Effects, and to be further dealt with ac- cording to the provisions of the said Act. All persons indebted to the said William Price, or that have any of his Effects, are not to pay or deliver the same but to Mr. Thomas Rennie, Hutton, Bristol, the Official Assignee, nominated in that behalf by the Commissioner acting in the matter of the said Petition. NOTICES, &c. TJ HE LET, ON THE FIRST OF MAY. A GOOD FAMILY HOUSE, in CROCKIIERBTOWN, situated in the main thoroughfare, the residence of LEWIS REECE, ESQ.; comprising Dining-room, Breakfast Parlour, Housekeepcr's-room, good Kitchens, Cellar, &c., with Pleasure-ground behind. On the Second Floor- Drawing-room, and Three Bed-rcoms. On the Third Floor -Five Bed-rooms. Rent, £ 45 per Annum. Also, a HOUSE AND SHOP, situated in Broad-street, near the Cardiff Arms Hotel, which may be entered into immediately. For particulars, apply to W. Harris, Cardiff, Upholsterer if by letter, post-paid. "'P". Glamorganshire Lent Assizes, 1843. THE HIGH-SHERIFF HEREBY GIVES NOTICE, tjiat the Commissions to hold the ASSIZES for this Cogita will be opened at the TOWN-HALL, in the Town crfJP&TANSEA, on WEDNESDAY, the Twenty-second FEBRUARY instant, and that the Judge will go iatb'Court on the following (Thursday) Morning, at Ten o'clock, when and where all Grand and Petty Jurors, and all Persons under Recognizances to Prosecute and give Evidence against, and all Persons employed in the Prosecu- tion and Defence of all Criminal Prisoners, are required to attend. And Notice is hereby also given, that the Magis- trates' Clerks are to deliver to the Clerk of the Assize, at the opening of the Commissions, the Depositions in each case put together, with the Recognizances of the Prosecutors and Witnesses also put together, and delivered at the same time in Court. Llandaff House, 1 February 8, 1843. J Wanted, a Small Farm, FROM 30 to loo Acres, with House attached or one from 100 to 150 Acres the latter size must be at a Low Rent. Letters directed, post-paid,' 340, POST-OFFICE; BRIDGEND, will meet with attention. Bass's East India Pale Ale. THE above CELEBRATED BEKR, in CASKS and BOTTLES, may be had of WM. HENRY MORGAN, Wine-merchant, Bridgend. January, 1843. Merthyr Tydvil Turnpike Trust. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT the GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING of the TRUSTEES of this Trust will be held at the CASTLE INN, in the Town of MERTHVR TYDVIL, on FRIDAY, the 10th of MARCHlnext, at 12 o'Clock at Noon, in pur- suance of an Act passed in the Third and Fourth years of the reign of his late Majesty William the Fourth, intituled -1 An Act requiring the Annual Statements of the Trustees or Commissioners of Turnpike Roads, to be transmitted to the Secretary of State and afterwards laid before Parliament. —Dated the 6th day of February, 1843. WM. DAVIES, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Trust. Abernant & Rhydyblew Turnpike Trust. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT the GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING of the TRUSTEES of this Trust will be held at the CASTLE INN, in the Town of MERTHYR TYDVIL, on FRIDAY, the 10th day of MARCH next, at 12 o'Clock at Noon, in pursuance of an Act passed in the Third and Fourth years of the reign of his late Majesty William the Fourth, inti- tuled An Act requiring the Annual Statements of Trustees or Commissioners of Turnpike Roads, to be transmitted to the Secretary of State, and afterwards laid before Parlia- ment."—Dated the 6th day of February, 1843. WM. DAVIES, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Trust. TO THE PRINTERS OF MONMOUTHSHIRE, North and South Wales, c. GENTLEMEN,— WE beg to apprize you that we have undertaken the AGENCY for the SALE of Mr. J. PARSONS'S CELEBRATED PRINTING INKS, which are used by most of the leading Printers in the United Kingdom. Many of the Illustrated Works which have lately issued, and are now in course of Publication, from the London Press have been worked with Ink of Mr. Parsons's Manu- facture, and we are confident a trial will be attended with the most complete success. We shall be happy to send a Book of Specimens of the Inks to any Printer who may apply, and to execute any, orders forwarded to our Warehouse, 29, Clare-street Bristol. We remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient Servants, PHILP AND EVANS. February 10, 1843. Contract for British Oak Timber, Thickstuff Plank, and Treenails. Department of the Storekeeper-General of the Aavy. Somerset-Place, Feb. 6, 1843. THE Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, do hereby give Notice, with reference to the Advertisement of the 11th ultimo, for Tenders to be received on Tuesday, the 21st instant, for the supply of BRITISH OAK TIMBER, THICKSTUFF PLANK, AND TREENAILS, to Her Majesty's several Dock-yards, that there will be no objection to receive Tenders for the full quantities required for any one, or more, of the said Dock- yards but no Tender will be received which does not contain a distinct offer for the full quantities in each of the three classifications of Timber, Thickstuff Plank, and Treenails, specified in the printed form of Tender, for each of the Dock-yards comprised in the party's Tender. The amount of Security for the performance of a part only of the Contract will be in due proportion to the amount of penalty fixed for the whole Contract. W A ES W SB E5> A RESPECTABLE YOUTH, as an APPRENTICE to the LINEN AND WOOLLEN DRAPERY TRADE. One who can speak the Walsh Language would be preferred. Apply to W. Thomas, 20, Duke-street, Cardiff. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. ALL PERSONS who have any CLAIM UPON LIEUTENANT THOMAS SMITH, late of CRAIG AVON, but now Assistant Resident at Nepal, India, are requested to send full particulars of such claims before the 24th instant, to Mr. H. S. Coke, Solicitor, Neath. BRIDGEND SAVINGS' BANK. AT the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the BRIDGEND SAVINGS' BANK, held at BRIDGEND ■ v r- 26th, J843, the RIGHT HONOURABLE JOHN NICHOLL, M. P., in the Chair. .« QMigTlY WM <^recte(*to Printed, and to be publicly affixed in the Office, in the manner directed by Dr. Trustees of the Savings' Bank, established at Bridgend, Glamorgansltire. Cr. CHARGE. £ s. d. DISCHARGE. £ s. d. v Balance Nov. 2°, 1841, including interest. 22,744 12 7 Payments to Depositors .3,770 1 3 Sums deposited 2,835 15 1 Expenses of Management. ttav^ 20th May, 1842 391 16 11 Salaries 73 6 3 Ditto 30th November 405 17 1 Rent and Taxes 1810 0 interest on Drafts 11 6 0 Printing and 10 0 0 Sundries. 2 5 3 National Debt Office, bearing Interest 521,581 10 0 Ditto Surplus Fund. 600 17 11 Treasurer's Balance 332 17 0 22,515 4 11 9269389 8 L26,389 7 8 D. I>AYIS, Actiiary. ABM. VERITY, ? t GEO.HALKET,5AudltorS* nw. -n £ S. d. The Balance doe on the 20th November, 1842, brought forward 22,515 4 11 — ^°\°' Total amount of Depositors. each Class. £ s. d. v 260 Whose respective Balance on the 20th November did not exceed, each E20 2,334 4 7 161 Ditto above £20 and not exceeding f504889 7 3 63 Ditto above £ 50 and not exceeding £ 100 4 574 16 8 33 Ditto above EIOO and not exceeding X150 3 932 19 6 IlDittoabovejEKOamdnotexceeding £ 200 1,863 12 4 :9 Ditto exceeding £ 200 1,876 5 1 <: 537 Total number of Depositors. £19,471 5 5 1 Charitable Society 260 13 2 r 13 Friendly Societies 2,120 6 6 # -691 Total number of Accounts. E21,852 5 1 Balance invested with the Commissioners on the Separate Surplus Fund," on the 20th November, 1842 600 17 11 22,453 3 0 yjLv Actual Amount of Surplus remaining on the 20th November, 1842, accrued within the year, and Zek i8 "senred to meet Incidental Expenses £ 62 1 11 [0r. JOHN NICHOLL, Chairman. .•&•- •• i .i JAMES WARD, CABINET-MAKER, UPHOLSTERER, &c., U JGH-STREET, CARDIFF, BEGS most respectfully to thank the Nobility, Gentry, and inhabitants of CARDIFF and its Vicinity, for the very liberal support he has received siikce his commencement in Business; and to inform them, that he has now a well- assorted Stock of CABINET GOODS, consisting of Loo, Occasional, Card, Work, Dining, Pembroke, and other Tables; Cheffonieres, Sideboards, Wardrobes; Mahogany, Rosewood, and other Chairs; Sofas, Couches, and Easy Chairs; Four-post Tent and French Bedsteads; Fringes, Floor Cloth, Beds, Mattresses, &c. An Assortment of Chimney, Swing, and other Looking- Glasses. Also, a great variety of Fancy Goods, such as Ladies' and Gentlemen's Rosewood and Mahogany Dressing Cases. Writing Desks, Work Boxes, Tea Caddies, &c. J. W. begs to call particular attention to his Stock of PAPER HANGINGS, which he has just received, of the Newest Patterns, and which he is able to offer at very reduced Prices. Bed-room and Passage Papers, from d. to 3d. per yard Drawing, Dining, and Sitting-room Paper, from Id. to Is. per ditto. CARDIFF. Valuable Grocery Business for Sale. Messrs. Bradley, ]Barnard & Co., ARE DIRECTED BY THE TRUSTEES TO DISPOSE OF BY TENDER, On TUESDAY, the 14th day of FEBRUARY, 1843, at Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon, THE Valuable BUSINESS of MR. GEORGE GOWER, GROCER, TEA-DEALER, and CHANDLER, Duke-street, Cardiff. The Stock is comparatively small in amount. The Fix- tures and Utensils are exceedingly good. The Trade,which is both Wholesale and Retail, has been established for jnany years, and the returns very considerable. The Shop is in the leading Street of the Town To be viewed, with all particulars, the whole of''the 13th' inst.; meanwhile, apply either to Mr. M. PERKINS, Solicitor, Bristol; Mr. J. H. LANLEY, Cardiff; or at the Offices of the Brokers, in Birstol or London. J; GLAMORGANSHIRE. 1000 Shares, of £ 25 each, in the Cambrian Iron and Spelter Co." 5 Deeds Pole for £ 20P0 in the Swansea Harbour Trustfor Sale. Mr. M. WHIITTINGTON having had the honour to receive instructions from the DIRECTORS OF THE CAMBRIAN IRON AND SPILTER Co., Will offer for Sale by Auction, On TUESDA Y, the 21st February, inst. At the Castle Inn, In the Town of Keatb, AT TWELVE O'CLOCK AT NOON, Subject to such Conditions of Sale as shall then be produced,— ONE THOUSAND SHARES, of £ 25 each, in the CAMBRIAN IRON AND SPELTER COMPANY, whose Works are situate at MASTEG, GLAMORGANSHIRE, and whereon a sum of £ 20. 9s. lOd. per Share has beeupaid. The Reversionary Interest in FIVE DEEDS POLE of the Cmmissioners of the HARBOUR TRUST OF SWANSEA for the sum of TWO THOUSAND POUNDS, payable at the Death of a Lady now in her 70th year. The above Property will be Sold in two or more lots, as may be determined on at the time of Sale. Further particulars may be had on application to Messrs. Tilson and Squance, Solicitors, Coleman-street, London or of the Auctioneer, Post Office, Neath. February, 1843. r Elie 811tbaut lCeØtímoníal. THE Friends of the REV. ALFRED OLLIVANT, D.D., late Vice-Principal of1 ST. DAVID'S COLLEGE, cannot witness the retirement of so able a Public Officer without recording their grateful sense of the solid advantages which the College has derived from his efficient discharge of his duties as Senior Tutor and Professor of the College, and evincing their admiration of his public and private character. It is therefore Proposed-, That Subscriptions be entered into, both for the purpose of presenting him with a PIECE OF PLATE, as a suitable Testimonial of respect, and of perpetuating his Name as connected with St. David's College, by the es- tablishment of a Public Exhibition, or Scholarship, to be called "THE OLLIVANT SCHOLARSHIP," upon terms to be approved of by the Bishop of St. David's, and the Dean of St. David's, Principal of the College. That with the view of carrying the above object, into effect, a Committee be formed, consisting of the following gentlemen:— Rev. William Morgan, B.D., Llandovery, Treasurer, ;_4 J. W. Pugh. M.A., Ball. Coll., Llandilo James Francis, S.D.C., Newport Benjamin Morgan, S.D.C., Aberystwyth H. Wyndham Jones, S.D.C., Loqghor T. Bowel S.D.C., Swansea J. Price Jones, S.D.C, Newcastle iL. j, —— Enoch Pugh, S.D.C., Kerry • T. Hughes, Assistant Tutor, S.D.C. J. Hughes, S.D.C., Ahffergwili, Honorary Secretary. The Committee respectfully beg leave to announce the following Subscriptions, and to iuform the Friends of the above objects that additional Subscriptions will be thankfully acknowleded by the Treasurer, or any member of the Committee. IM Messrs Morris, of Carmarthen, or their London Cor- respondents, Messrs. Lubbock and Co. Messrs. Jones, Evans, and Co., Lampeter, or their London Bankers, Messrs. Jones, Loyd, and Co.; W. Lewellin, Esq., Bank, Bridgend; or Mr. Webber, at the Advertiser and Guardian office, Cardiff, will kindly receive Contributions.. £ s. d. Amount already Subscribed 216 0 6 ADDITIONAL SUBSCRIBERS. The Lord Dynevor 5 0 0 D. Rowlands, Esq., M.D., London 1 1 0 John Grove, Esq., Swansea 1 1 0 Thomas Grove, Esq., ditto 11 0 George Bowen, Esq., Llwyngwair ..10 0 R. D. Jenkins, Esq., Cardigan -1 0 0 The Editor of the Welshman 1 1 0 The Rev. D. Bowen, M.A., Waunifor 3 3 0 R. Prichard, M.A., Kidderminster 2 2 0 George W. Green, M.A., Court Henry V 1 0 Thomas Lloyd, M.A., Gilfachwen 1 1 0 T. Davies, M.A., Dihewid • 1 0 0 —— David Evans, B.D., Llanllwchaiarn 11 0 E. Evans, Llangranog 1 1 0 —— J. Hughes, Penbryn 1 1 0 ——— John Williams, Llandebie 1 0 0 —— Lewis A. Nicholls, S. D. C., St. Brides- Super-Ely I 1 0 ——- M. Rice Morgan, Llansamlet ditto 1 1 0 Hugh Howell, Tremain ditto I 1 0 ——— M. Parry, Rhostee. ditto. 1 1 0 ——— T. Parry Morgan, Carnarvon. ditto. 11 0 —— W. Davies Rees, Cadoxton ditto. 11 0 ——. J. R. Lewis, Llanbadarn Fynydd, ditto. 1 0 0 D. Michael Evans, Llandilo ditto. 1 0 0 —— W. Harries, Llanfynydd ditto. 1 0 0 D. Morgan, Capel Dewi ditto. 0 10 6 ——— J. R. Griffiths, Cwmamman. dicto. 0 10 0 D. L. Jones, Talley.ditto. 0 10 0 TO THE CHARITABLE AND BENEVOLENT every where, whose eye the following Advertisement may meet A CHAPEL OF EASE is proposed to be BUILT in the PARISH OF LLANGUICK, in the COUNTY OF GLAJUORGAJJ, under the sanction and approval of the Lord Bishop of the, Diocese-St. David's. With this view, f500 is wanted, to erect A PLAIN BUILDING, capable of containing 350 people, almoet entirely of the labouring classes; and, at the least, £ 500 more towards the Endowment Fund. The population of the parish is 3,000, of which, the Church will: barely seat 350 persons and it is situated near the lower, extrern itv of the Parish, which, in length, is seven miles, and by far the greater part of the parishioners are located at the extreme upper end. There are, therefore, 2,550 Agricultural Labourers, Colliers, and Miners in the parish without a place of Divine Worship in connexion with the Church of England. Subscriptions are earnestly solicited for the above purpose, and will be thankfully received and deposited at the Gla- morganshire Banking Company, Neath, in the names of the Incumbent and Churchwardens of Llanguick. All communications are requested to be made to the Per- petual Curate-the Rev. William Thomas, Kilybebyll, Neath. The following sums have already been subscribed :— E. s. d. The Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of the Diocese. 20 0 0 Her Gracious Majesty the Queen Dowager. 20 0 0 Mrs. Budd, Ystalavera Iron Works 45 0 0 A noble and beneficent Lady 20 0 0 C. R. M. Talbot, Esq., M.P., Margam Park 20 0 0 R. D. Gough, Esq., Yniskedwyn-house, a Site and 20 0 0 F. E. Leach, Esq., Kilybebyll Place 20 0 0 The Perpetual Curate of the Parish 20 0 0 The Rev. Thomas Gronow 10 0 ,0 H. J. Grant, Esq., the Gnoll 10 0 0 John Bevan, Esq., Cowbridge 5 0 0 Howell Gwyn, Esq., Baglan House. 5 0 0 T. E. Thomas, Esq., Glanymor 5 0 0 Miss Gough, Yniskedwyn 5 0 0 A. Aylwin, Esq 5 0 0 Evan Jones, Esq., Garth 5 0 0 Evan James, Esq., Swansea 5 0 0 The Rev. J. W. Pugh, Vicar of Llandilo 2 0 0 Alexander Cuthbertson, Esq, 2 0 0 Mrs. Gwyn, Neath 1 0 0 Miss Rees, Gelligeon 1 1 0 Hopkin Llewellyn, Esq., Baglan Hall. 110 'I TO BE LET, A NEAT COTTAGE AND GARDEN, called the GREEN FRIARS, about Two Miles from CARDIFF. The Tenant may have Five Acres of Land, if lequired. Rent Moderate. Apply to Mr. DALTON, Cardiff.
HIGH WATER AT CARDIFF. ) FEBRUAKT. Morning. Evening. I | Sunday, 12 3 50 4 31 Monday, 13 4 52 5 28 Tuesday, 14 5 45 (>17 Wednesday, 15 6 35 7 4 I' Thursday, 16 7 22 7 47 Friday, 17 8 2 8 26 ) Saturday, 18 8 43 9 2 -HIGH WATERATI;&r.. (From Bunt's Tide Table.) -V__v_v- t I HIGH^WATER. Cumb. JBathurs1 FEBRUARY. Morn. | Even, j Gates- Gates. Sunday 12 4 45 j 5. 20 25 3 j 14 0 Monday 13 5 47 i 6 23 28 4 ) 17 1 Tuesday 14 ? 6 40 7 12 j 31 1 j- 19 10 Wednesday 15 j 7 30 j 7 59 33 3 [ 22 0 Thursday 16 j 8 17 j 8 42 34 5 ( 23 2 Friday, .17 j 8 57 9 21 j 34 4 1 23 1 Saturday 18 9 S8 ( 9 57 i 33 6 i 22* 3 Septuagesima Sunday. Morning$J8t. ^es80U" ■ • <*aPter Genesis. 0 ( 2nd Lesson.12 chapter Mark. Evening Lesson. 2 chapter Genesis. 12nd Lesson 8 chapter 2nd Cor. [ lTj\^M"oRGAN^S~nffoUNDS~ WILL MEET ON Mondtiy, February 13th Lanvihangel Bridge Wednesday, 15tti at Cleppa Park Friday,, 17th y. "at Laiiarthcjn Each day at half-past ll o'clock.
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. J. W. -M." Swansea, is thanked for his communication. We shall rely on his veracity for such facts as in future he may choose to favour us with. The Epitaph on Margery Scott" next week. ONr, OF THE NEWPORT COUNCIL," if space will permit, next week.
IN common with the rest of the Principality, and indeed with the greater part of the Church throughout the land, which, has spoken out strongly in deprecation of the heavy blow threatened to the Church in Wales, by depriving it of one of its Bishops, we would earnestly exhort our readers to the adoption of the measures pro- posed, in order to the reversal of that particular Clause in the Bill. That such a reversal will be granted to the prayers of the Church, who can doubt, if they be united and general—especially as the object of the Bill in question (under which the Ecclesiastical Commissioners are already working out many valuable alterations in matters relating to the Church), is simply to give the Church greater efficiency, partly by adapting its resources to the increasing wants of the body, partly by making such arrangements as the geographical position of the different Dioceses, the population, &c., would seem to require.— We freely confess it to be our opinion that much good has been done, and may ever be looked for, by increasing the number of Dioceses, and consequently adding to that body of men, the Bishops, from whose more frequent and immediate presence, and more intimate acquaintance with the Clergy and Church in general, we derive our best hopes of its speedy restoration to former influence and usefulness. But we cannot expect these results, if, according to the present intention of the Bill, the Dioceses of Bangor and St. Asaph are to be united—on the contrary we can imagine no measure moie calculated to discourage the Clergy, and to retard the now onward progress of the Episcopal Church in Wales, than the accomplishment of this purpose. We think it our duty, therefore, to call upon the Diocese of Llandaff to petition in favour of her old British sister of the North, endeared to her by every tie that can bind one Church to another. We copy from an influential London Paper a word of good advice on this subject, so interesting. to every Briton :— The friends of efficient Episcopal supervision in the Church of England will have read with attention the adver- tisement announcing the circulation of Petitions to Parlia- ment for the repeal of so much of the Act of 6 and 7 Will. IV., c, 77, as provides for the suppression of one of the two Bishoprics in North Wales. We cannot use terms more strongly recommending attention to the subject than do the words of the advertisement:—" It is earnestly hoped, that all "members of the Church will exert themselves to maintain the British Episcopate in its present integrity." The petitions, we understand, will lie for signature at the houses of several booksellert- in the parish of Marylebone, and will hardly be neglected by genuine and conscientious members of the Church." WHILST the Citizens of London are, as a, facetious Prebendary has it, laying their heads together on the subject of Wooden Block Pavement—and the Press is assisting in the ligneous and anti-ligneous controversy, the Citizens of Cardiff are beginning to discover that dirt is a nuisance, and that drains are essential to public health, We shall not fail to quicken their apprehensions in these matters, and to apply the stimulating process whenever we find the Car of Improvement" halting in its progress. We do not exactly expect the "rail-road" speed-but the pace of the Tortoise does not satisfy our requirements. We will now gladly turn for a week, whilst the Scavengers are performing their meritorious duties, to the more agreeable task of recording the exertions now making in the Eastern part of Glamorgan- shire, in the Scotch system of Draining. To these exertions the Lectures of Mr. Smith, of Deanston, at the last great Agricultural Meeting at Bristol, have given a strong impetus. The meed of praise must be given to the. Messrs. Romilly for commencing here this important era in husbandry. Through theh- intelligent Farm Bailiff, Mr. Fergus, they have reclaimed many hundred Acres in the Parishes of Porthkerry and Barry, which four or five years ago were almost worthless, but which now produce heavy crops of Corn. Mr. David, of Radyr Court, and Mr. Watson, of St. Nicholas, (the Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Cardiff Farmers' Club) have well followed up this useful example, and we couldf, name some Landlords who, at their own cost, are drain-" ing fields for their Tenants, equal to more than 10 per cent, (in some instances 20 per cent.) upon their rental. Their names ought to be had in remembrance, for their example is worthy of all imitation. Mr. Homfray, in Lisvane, Sir George Tyler and Mr. Bassett, in Boulston, Mr. Bruce Pryce, in St. Nicholas and St. Lythan's, Mr. Clive, in St. Fagan's, Mr. Fothergill, at Hensol, Mr. Williams, at Roath, and other Landed Proprietors, whose names do not immediately occur to us, are now employ- ing numerous Workmen in Draining, to the great advantage of their own Property, and to the immense benefit of the otherwise unemployed poor. It is in fact as a means of furnishing the industrious poor with occu- pation in this unexampled time of want of employment, that we strenuously and respectfully urge upon the Landed Proprietors generally the adoption of the plan we have named. If virtue were in this instance its own reward, there would be stimulus enough for Christian philanthropy, for they who employ the poor not only give bread to the hungry, but they do better, they enable the poor to earn it-and far sweeter to the poor man is the food of labour than the food of charity. But it fortu- nately happens that the employment of the poor in the improvement of the soil, if conducted with judgment, as in the cases we have named, brings with it a correspond- ing advantage--rather should we say a four-fold advantage to the employer. Let the system of Draining, sub-soil Ploughing, and Top Dressing be freely carried out, and the effect will be, not only of increasing the produce of Corn per acre, but also of rendering the Land fit for a variety of other Crops. But we are not about to deliver to Landlords and Tenants, far better acquainted than we are with the subject, a Lecture on Agriculture- an attempt scarcely less foolish than that of the Philosopher, who lectured Hannibal on the Art of War- our aim and end has been to encourage, by reference to successful examples, the employment of a portion of our t industrious population for which there is no immediate occupation employment that is twice blessed—blessing him that gives and him that takes-filling the Garners of the one with all manner of store, and the humble Cottage of the other with food and contentment; rescuing the property of the one from tHe curse of sterility, and the whole body of the other from the temptations of want, and the suggestions of despair-the one fulfilling the noblest ends of wealth, the other securing the sweetest rewards of industry. We close these imperfect suggestions with a few practical observations. We would express a hope then that each Landlord, where his Farm is at rack rent, would drain two, three, or more acres, in proportion to the size of the Farm-the Landlord paying for opening and closing, and the Tenant for hauling the stones-or, where stones are not convenient, going to the nearest Depot for the Draining Tiles. In some instances we hear that some of the Landowners (amongst others the Marquess of Bute and Mr. Fothergill) having found the proper clay on their'Estates, intend making their own Tiles, and we have no doubt they will also supply their neighbours. The burden of our song is, increase the produce of your soil by improved cultivation. The first step in this improvement is Drainage, and then follows the use of every assistant which science tested by success- ful experiment has placed at your disposal. You cannot judiciously employ human labour without enriching yo.ur- self-^and unlike the operations in Manufactures, your improvements increase the demand for human labour. It was stated by Dr. Marsham, (the Warden of Mertcn College, Oxford) at a recent Agricultural Meeting in Bucks, that Five Millions of our Northern population eat Oatmeal, and Five Millions of the Irish lived on Potatoes. We hope to live to see the day when good wholesome Wheaten Bread shall form the more substantial food of the Scotch and Irish Labourer—and this blessing will be placed better and speedier within their reach bv adopting the advice of Mr. Gladstone, the father of the accom- plished Vice President of the Board of Trade, with whose words we conclude—for they are words both of encouragement and advice "I think before 1843 expires we shall see considerable improvement in the value of both corn and cattle therefore, in my opinion, the landlords will justly require to have more experience before they enter seriously on the consideration of the permanent reduction of rents under existing leases but let me humbly advise and recommend to them forbear- ance in pressitig for payment, whilst depression continues and, on the other hand, let me exhort all farmers who study their own interest, to devote their attention to improve their cultivation, by strict attention to rotation of crops, by adopt- ing the use of the subsoil-plough, and extending their thorough-drainage, which, with the use of bone-dustfor their green crops, will cause, I am persuaded, an increase of pro- duction, iikely to exceed even their most sanguine expecta- tions and with increased protection afforded by these means against the seasons, whilst it will enable them, in benefiting themselves, to give employment to many of the labouring poor, of which they at present stand much in need." qp THE Northern Division of our Principality is adopting the most active measures to remove the stigma which attaches to Wales, of taking no thought for the Insane Poor, and of being hitherto utterly destitute of any Asylum for their comfort or relief. The Subscriptions (including a grant of Land from a benevolent gentleman) amount to £ 5,000—a sum which authorises the Com- mittee to use the language of congratulation, and to safely anticipate the accomplishment of so desirable an object as the Erection of a Public Hospital for Pauper Lunatics. We have, on more than one occasion, invited public attention to the same end in South Wales-the Population of which greatly exceeds that of the North, and its claims upon public sympathy are still more numerous and urgent. Amongst our Landed Proprietors it will not be difficult to find another Joseph Ablett, (who has given a site consisting of 20 Acres of Landj and amongst the Transmuters of Metal, the true Alchymists, because the only successful ones, the Merchant Princes of Glamorganshire and of the adjoining Counties, whose hearts are as liberal as their wealth is boundless ;-one noble effort would, we are persuaded, open a stream of benevolence that would rival the fabled Pactolus, leaving our Northern neighbours far "astern," but leaving them still the honourable distinction of setting a good example. The most affecting of all our Master's Miracles was that by which at a word he controuled demoniac frenzy-the most touching of all spectacles was that when the maniac, once fierce, naked, and in chains, was seen sitting at the feet of his Saviour, clothed, and in his right mind. Let us do good accord- ing to our power, Let us employ the wealth which God has given us in providing an Asylum for the most pitiable of all sufferers-and directing the investigations and labours of Medical Science into the noblest of all chan- nels, the ministration to minds diseased—the recovenjisof the stricken intellect, the restoration to light and life of those whose dwelling is comparatively among the tombs." THE resistance of France and America to what is called in Diplomacy the Right of Search, is but another mode of perpetuating the Slave Trade. Under the flimsy dis- guise of a jealousy for national honour lies, we suspect, avarice the most sordid, and cruelty the most heartless, joined to the most miserable pretences, and the most detestable hypocrisy. It were worse than absurd to look at the question in any other light. The Flag of America is prostituted to the vilest of all contraband traffics, denounced by Heaven and civilized Man-a traffic in human flesh-and the abomination is protected because it i covered by imposture. It were as though the Aristocracy of England should combine to protect a member of the swell mob, because he had practised his knavery in the disguise of a gentleman. It is the flag that covers the cargo,"—it is the dress that protects the pickpocket.—Admirable reasoning Who can speak with patience of such absurdities ? The Speech of Lord Brougham, on the first night of the Session, fully exposed the nonsense of Mons. De Toqueville on this subject— whilst he rescued France from the imputation of encouraging, under any pretence, the abominations of the Trade in Slaves. The sincerity of his Lordship's defence of the great nation we do not dispute, though we have very great doubts of the correctness of his opinions. We believe that the real question at issue is, whether or no the Slave Trade shall be utterly abolished, or, whether under some other name, or lurking under some other disguise, it cannot be carried on. Of all the maritime powers Great Britain had need be most jealous of, the Right of Search, but this right she has conceded to the great cause of humanity, and it cannot for a moment be supposed that the reluctance of France or America to follow this great and glorious example arises from national pride.—Why for every French or American Vessel exposed to this ordeal Great Britain has at least ten. No, America is too deeply tainted with this infernal Trade to do right and justice in this matter. The Masters of Slaves," said Mr. Canning, are not to be trus-ted with making Laws upor. Slavery. The Masters of Slaves, we may add, are not likely to step out of their way to join in a proceeding which stamps their own acts with the character of injustice. It is this, her national sin, that makes America insensible to the degradation that her Flag is used to cover iniquity so enormous- dead to the libel upon her reputation, that the worst of Piracies are committed in her name. It is in vain that the Americans boast of their greatness, their refinement, their freedom, and their morality, when every "sixth man is a Slave, whom his fellow men may buy, and sell, and torture." This is the true cause of the opposition to the Right of Search, and not the groundless jealousies of maritime etiquette and national honour. So long as the Right of Search is resisted by France and America, so long will the wholesale iniquity of the Slave Trade flourish and abound.
APPREHENDED RIOTS IN SOUTH WALKS.—Narberlh workhouse has been recently much excited in consequence of having three threatening notices served upon the inmates. "Rebecca" in her sympathy for them, threatens to attack the house unless the paupers are better taken care of. A mob assembled a few days since and destroyed the Prince's gate. "Rebecca" the commander, who has now two officers whose noms de guerre are respectively "Nell" and Susan" would seem to emulate the late Captain Rock of the sister island; for, besides the other threatening notices which we have mentioned, one has just been received in this town (Carmarthen) breathing destruction to all turnpike gates on a parochial road; and one by Water-street on the old New. castle Emlyn Road is doomed for destruction. What is the most remarkable feature in this insurrectionary movement, for it is an insurrectionary movement, though at present per- haps not very formidable, is that neither the Civil force nor the Military, nor the Yeomanry has been able, not only not to put it down, but has not even succeeded in apprehending a single offender. Thirty veteran pensioners went down from Carmarthen to Saint Clears last week, and a troop of Lancers are daily expected on the spot. Indeed the Captain Rock-like proceedings in Pembrokeshire and Carmarthen- shire, seem from all we can learn, to assume daily a more threatening complexion. At first the war was directed against the Toll gates only but now the Workhouses are to be levelled also. It is not the least remarkable circumstance in this extraordinary movement that when the troops appear in one part of the county, "Rebecca" invariably appears in another, perhaps 14 or 15 miles distant. "Rebecca" would appear to have the ubiquity of Sir Boyle Rock's bird-to be in two places at the same time. I
TAFF YALE RAILWAY TRAFFIC, For the week ending February 4, 1843. E. s. d. Passengers 91 6 7 Dinas Branch. 60 4 9 Dowlais Branch 239 19 6 Plymouth Brandl. 0 0 0 General Merchandise. 81 16 8 Blakemore and Co 0 5 0 Mr. John Edmunds, Pontypridd Colliery 14 13 6 f488 6 0 GLAMORGANSHIRE AND MONMOUTHSHIRB DISPENSARY AND INFIRMARY. Abstract of House Surgeon's Report to the Weekly Board, for the week ending Feb. 7, 1843. u j (Remained by last Report 9 I Admitted since 2 ) Discharged 0 1 a «s I Cured and Relieved 0 ( y Died 0 j Remaining Jl Remained by last Report 83 1 0—1 Admitted since is j .J < Discharged. l y IDied •• !].' 1 J 13 Cured and Relieved 11*) Remaining.. ,g6 Medical Officers for the Week. Physician Dr. Moore Consulting Surgeon. Mr. Reece Surgeon Mr. Lewis Visitors. The Rev. J. C. Campbell and Mr. Datf F. M. RUSSELL, Home Surgeon. ■ AN, INQUISITIVE CHIMJJEY.—On Friday night, when the storm was at the highest, the chimney of ahouse in the neigh. bourhood of the Dry Dock fell down, smashed the roof, carrying away everything before it. It broke into the bed- room, and from thence into the sitting-room, where its further progress was stayed. Considerable alarm was created in the inmates, but fortunately they were more frightened than hurt. People talk of looking down one's chimney to see what's for dinner—but here was a chimney playing the Paul Pry, and descending from its airy height to see what a quiet little family were doing in the bed and sitting room. The last division of the 2nd Battalion of the 97th Regi- ment, (a party of which regiment has been so long recruiting in this town) sailed on the 5th instant from Portsmouth to Corfu, and the other Ionian islands-a glorious quarter for the Welsh lads who have joined this fine regiment. We last week reported proceedings against a William White, charged with having exposed for sale, four dead pigs, which had been smothered. It is but justice to say, that Mr. William White, butcher, of St. Mary's-street, is not the individual meant. The delinquent on the Occasion was a person of that name, residing in Whitmore-lane, and who is sot a butcher. Mr. White's character for probity is too well known for any person to suppose for an instant, that he could be the party accused. CARDIFF MECHANICS' INSTITUTE.—The library of this Institution has received an interesting acquisition this week to its collection, by a. present from the Marqueias of Bute, of twelve volumes of the Bridgwater Treatise, handsomely bound in calf. This elegant donation, indicative it may be fairly presumed, of the regard of the noble Marquess for the prosperity of this excellent Institution, has been suitably acknowledged by the committee in a vote of thanks unani- mously accorded to his Lordship. The example thus so considerately set by his Lordship, may, it is hoped, be followed by gentlemen from whose literary superfluities, something might be spared to add to the entertaining re- sources of the Institute. THE MANCHESTER UNITY OF ODD FELLOWS.—We have much pleasure in directing attention to an able and candid exposition of the principleof this excellent body, which appears in a letter in another part of our impression, and which professes to be a reply to certain strictures of the Arch- deacon of Durham, relative to the burial service at the inter- ment of Odd Fellows. The terms of reprehension "used by the Archdeacon are, we believe, dictated by an en- lightened and scrupulous zeal for the preservation of the solemn and imposing formulary of our burial service. We can hardly think that the body ofOddFellows in this country, whose designation is synonymous with the observance of the best social and christian duties, is liable to the grave impu- tation of irreligion, implied in the charge of the rev. gentle- man. The constitution of this large and influential body, numbering upwards of 300,000, may afford a fair guarantee that the solemnities of their burial service, though not strictly orthodox, will be as free from reproach as are the principles and practices of the society. PETTY LARCENIES. Complaints are being continually made by the proprietors of coal in the neighbourhood of the Bute docks, of considerable quantities of that article being abstracted. However we may regret the want of principle or the destitution that induces people to commit such depre- dations, it must be admitted that considerable facilities and almost irresistible temptations are held out to such coal appropriators by the absence of anythinfr like an enclosure to the coal. The coal is left in open yards, in the vicinity of a large thoroughfare, and though the law will take cogni- zaiiile of the fact, and give all possible redress, yet a jury will be hardly found to convict for a crime to commit which such temptations and facilities are held out as the leaving coal in the open air, and subject to such discretion as want or dishonesty may choose to exercise regarding it. THE DIOCESE OF ST. ASAPH AND BANGOR. Petitions to both Houses of Parliament, to rescind that part of an Act for uniting the Dioceses of St. Asaph and Bangor, and for Church extension, will lie at the Office of this Paper for signature during the next week. LLANDAFF FAIR.—The depression so greatly complained of throughout the county in the prices of farming stock was rather observable at this fair, which was held on Thursday. Beef fetched 5d. per lb. mutton 6d. cows in calf, of which there was a fair attendance, from 7 to 9 guineas each. The show of cart horses was pretty good, and but little demand. The depreciation of the general run of stock was such as to induce the holders to reserve them for a more propitious opportunity. III consequence but an inconsiderable" sliarid of the stock changed hands. SOUTH WALES CIRCUIT.-Spring Assizes, 1843.- Before Mr. Justice Maule. Swansea, Wednesday, February 22. Haverfordwest, Wednesday, March 8 Cardigan, Monday, March 13.-Carmarthen, Thursday, March 16. Brecon, Thursday, March 23. Presteigri, Wednesday, March 29. -Chester, Saturday, April 1. OXFOHD CIRCUIT.-Before Mr. Justice Erskine and Mr. Justice Wightman.—Reading, Tuesday, Feb. 21 Oxford, Saturday, Feb. 25th. Worcester and City-Saturday, March 4. Stafford, Saturday, March I J .ShrewsburYI Thursday, March 23.-Hereford, Tuesday, March 2H- Monmouth, Saturday, April I.-Gloucester and City, Wednesday, April 5. The Queen and Prince Albert have respectively transmitted the sum of £ 50 in aid of the erection of an asylum at Den- high for the reception of the insane poor of North Wales. There are at the present time no less than 664 persons suffer- ing from insanity, without any provision for their protection or comfort. The Prince of Wales appears as a donor of 100 guineas. The fund already amounts to upwards oft3251). OXFORD, Jan. 31.—At a meeting of the heads of houses yesterday, it was agreed that a petition to Parliament from the University, against the union of the sees of St. Asaph and Bangor, should be submitted to convocation for its adoption on Thursday. FRENCH ANTIPATHY.—" At a late dinner at the Chateau of the Tuileries, the King called out, I M. Dupin, I wish you would try this bird [a black cock]; I don't know the name of it, but it comes from Scotland.' No, thank you, Sire,' replied A1. Dupin I don't like anything English!'
CARDIFF POLICE.—Monday, Feb. 6. [Before the Mayor.] John Shaiighnessey, Wm. Pittence, and Robert Williams, were charged with stealing coal off a coal yard, near the Bute docks, the property of Mr. Edmunds. The parties were caught in the fact with the coal in their possession. Mr. Edmunds was to-day unwilling to press the matter to a conviction. He was merely anxious that an example should be set by a summary proceeding, if possible, against the delinquents. It is not always possible to enclose several thousand tons of coals, and the case of the present parties who were of mature age, differs materially from that of young, thoughtless urchins, who, if the coals were red hot, would not find them either too hot or too heavy for them. REGIUS PROFESSOR OF DIVINITY AT CAMHIIIDGE.—We are delighted to announce to the numerous friends and admirers of Doctor Ollivant among our readers, that the election for the Regius Professorship has terminated in his favour. It is not only a subject of congratulation to himself, his pupils, and his friends but it is also a. most gratifying coincidence that immediately on the close of his connection with St. David's College, of which, from its infancy, he has been so efficient and able an officer, he should be selected to fill so important and responsible an office in the University of which, in early youth, he was an eminently distinguished member; and in the honours of which he shared in, we believe, an almost unequal degree. The voting was as fol- lows :—For Dr. Oil vant, 4 for Dr. Wordsworth, 2 for Dr. Mill, 1. The electors were, the Rev. W. Whewell, B,D. (Vice-Chancellor), the Rev. George Thackeray, D.D. (Provost of King's), Joshua King, LL.D. (President of Queen's), the Rev. John Graham, D.D. (Master of Christ's), the Rev. Ralph Tatham. D.D. (Master of John's), the Rev. George Adam Browne, M.A., and the Rev. John Brown, M.A., the two senior Fellows of Trinity College. Professor Ollivant took his M.A. degree April 28, 1824, and was created D.D. July 5, 1836. Until very recently he held the office of Vice-Principal, Professor of Hebrew, and Junior Professor of Divinity in St. David's College, Lampeter. He is one of the chaplains to the Bishop of St. David's, is a Canon in the Cathedral Church of St. David's, and of St. Harman's, in the Collegiate Church of Brecon. This pro- fessorship, founded by Henry VIII., 1540, and endowed with a stipend of £ 40 per annum, was augmented by James I., with the rectory of Somersham, in the county of Hunting- don (to which are attached the curacies of Colne and Pidley), of the yearly value of £ 1,770, as returned to the Ecclesiasti- cal Commissioners. It.. t