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1 XCIE PROSECUTION AT SWANSEA.

THE EVANS WILL SUIT.

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TRADE REPORTS.

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I7KS CKAJCELLOS OF THE EXCHEQliKS!…

LOSS OF A SWANSEA. V

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THE CHARGE OF SHEEP STEALING…

ROYALTY" SKY-LARKING."

ImQCKn.Q RAILWAY COLLISION…

A GHOST STOhY OF TO-DAY.

SOUTH WALES INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS.

-HEAVY SENTENCES ON CRIMINALS.

- A BRISTOL ELOPEMENT.

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THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE…

THE CAI'E AND NATAL MAIL JLO-.RVIOE.

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THE CAI'E AND NATAL MAIL JLO-.RVIOE. Tbe first sff-I or. "t: rra-il pt-Aarter 1"Hi. his been built, tte Kicf« uni Ciasle, is c.w iiiag in the S" h V: est h :u« Doc-.s, loadiag fyr tae lei.e, which she v, ii g&il cn Januiry 2) au one cf ihe :c.gul:1: (ttef-B'^ra of the Currle line. Oi. tr xcerchs- ateamcrs cf of which ar exceptionally It one running between New- tarrx. ;¡.d Dieppe- iaa-y be quoted ua an eiarilc, hav; tec a bn?lt but tL? Kin- fhr;.fr tie is t n? firn completed examp'e cf the 8ijplicBti-i of lilted cor.et-notion to yirat to-tan cuat boate, a path iu which the Cunard rc^a j ^re now to follow, 'the Km- fai;,cj Cat tie ar.d Gr-intully Castle, which now lie sice hy side in dock close by five others of the grelt Lew steamers Let nging to tnii line, repre- eentii.g a tonnage of 23 U-U and a value of halt a million, are eiettr ships, excepttnatthe Grantully Castle ie of iron. Tne comparison of thnir per- formances will therefore be instructive. The Eicfauns Castle anu Grantully Csetio are over 500 to 6(0 tcna Urgtr thin other steamera engaged in the Cr e mail service. Tuey each carry 12r. brat.el.i i passengers, 100 second- clase, and ldi, tnird-cl»sa, with a caigo ot 2,000 ..JDS. and co^.1 enough to tdke them to the C*»pe and back to Madeira. They are s'ructurally fit i-d for cniaer purposes. They haye ierptctively three iron and three steel decks, and the toper deck is oftheordiaary ht ez;6 h of a m a deck. There are six water- tight fcid firpioct oulkheais, and the ship would float with aiy cn apartment full of trassr. The etg-ire-room J8 uivided bv fireproof P.I! walar. tight cc-mpartmei ta from ths rest of the ship. Each cf thcee tteamers ccult coir:j 10 h)l1ovy gui-s and k ta -) from Etjrland tJ Japan by the Cape ct Good Hope tfitht-ot claiiug, either aa a cruder cr as a transport for cirniag tn. pe. The ealoofi IpeEl thrùgt1 from Bice to ic 4:¡, sqa»<-e. T^-fre is a e-eck a, ar.d a epacioas |)?tn-.r;Sie. Tte ship wat vi-ned ve^terday by a. di-iiiga ehed crmpany, and t.r. Donald Carrie, C.M G ve. r:-ecd at a given on bj-\rd, at wrijli he was supported bâ. Sir Arthur Cunjiighame, Nkr. Lord, Q C., A t ..rney-General for Griqualaua We Ft, Mr. JoLn Napier, Mr. S^an^ht, and a large nnmber (I, genii- men interested ia the Cape. Mr. Currie, in proposing Ptcs,;e:ity to Sauti Africa," ctngritulated his hearers upon thg improved position of affaire in the oolory, aid er, ecially b io-a the capture ef Moirosi's stronghold bj the Cole nial troops. He referred to the n^oessity (:f errigra, (; to enable tbv to be leliant, anf* menti -ned the contract which tin Colcriil L >j ⢠eminent hsts isade with his firm far ft*trying a .fcrgje rum.)er of em-grants froal England and kcotlandinthe coning year. Mr. Currfe gave come interesting stistiarica of the growth of the colonial trale. In 1^52 only 165,(00 letters were carried iu the year from the Cape to Engla.-d; cov th?y had in- crfatod to ao3,000; and while in tho f-waer yeiir the number of newspaper parcels f-em the Cape were inFrgaificant, they reached the iiatoriebiEg total ot 454 000 in 187d. The average _L,.E-ffLge wtld now 21 c;.v-4. In 1872 J tfce Union Company bad 15 000 tons of shipping. Tbat compary had nnw ineraarol its tosn«»^-e to I 36,000; -Pbi'!s the Donald Currie line ha t an I additional 36,PoO, composed of ste»"uah»^« built witbfn tho lafct three or four years. L was by the hearty co-operation cf the merchants m:er?ate-.i in the Cape that this prosperity has been devs- leped. It was said that the vi-ar had been p, .,tii- ttble to rhipownerp, but for bim-jaif he mici pre- ferred tbe steady increase which mijfht Da looked fl :wford to in time d Pd.00 Mr. Arats. ia return- it c tharks, spoke, aa having b"eQ born in Cicte Colony, strongly in favonr of ccafo-arati:,n. Mr Peacock, a former member of the Colonial Assembly, also ackr.owl'de>ed tha toast, and said that, alihongb tho rough 1 b .-u- of the Cwco-iia be cc:ce bj natives, there WJ. room for hundreds of thousands of English be foremen, farmers, &3. The railways wore bailt ivith V..tihl navvi- a and English gstgers, Mr Hamilton proposed" The Eealth cf the Chairman," wb,. ia returning tE&nke, dxelt upon the necessity f iin^roviag internal ccmmunicatioa in South Africa.

FUNERAL OF THE LAIS SEEJSANT…

BEISTOL AND WEST OF ENGLAND…

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THE TaY BHlDGS DI^ASTEE.

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MURDER AND SUICIDE IN SWITZERLAND.…

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AbWf:h TO U >li«.jfi.SP02MDE5sT-?.

IIA RUJi WITH TH&ULAM JitttAN-MiiRE…

APPU NIJMKlsT OF CLERK OF…

THE SP £ ING ASSIZE.".

NLWPOhT SCHOOL B )AS1> Li…