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A FABLE. ,

CHRISTMAS.

THE DYING CHILD.

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HIGHWAY ROBBERIES AND ATTEMPTED…

A SHIP ON FIRE.

CONFIRMATION OF THE ARCHBISHOP…

CLEANLINESS OR CHOLERA.—PRECAUTION…

CARDIFF.

COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS.

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COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS. We extract the following passages from an interesting work entitled Sketches from the Diary of a Commercial Traveller: by Throne Crick," which well merits the perusal of other classes as well as Gents." The further weight and importance of the commercial body will, I am persuaded, be readily estimated from the statement that, upon fair calculation, the present lowest computation of its number, distributed throughout the kingdom, from two or three up to ten and twenty or more, in proportion to the size of a towo, reaches thirty thousand; that many of its members are from home nearly the whole of their time and that the majority may, on a fair average, be said to be absent ten months out of twelve, or three hundred out of three hundred and sixty-fivedaym, spending their guinea, or in round numbers, twenty shillings each, per diem. This will show no less a sum than nine millions of pounds sterling; and when to this is added the salaries of thirty thousand men, varying, probably, from one hundred to five hundred pounds per annum, or averaging fairly two hundred pounds each, the aggregate amount attains the enormous sum of fifteen millions sterling expended by, or paid to, the body of com. mercial travellers: an amount equal to nearly one third of the entire home revenue of the United Kingdom, and exceeding that of any single department in the State. Whilst forming so important-and yet distinct a class of Her Majesty's subjects, it redounds greatly to the credit of commer- cial travellers, and is especially worthy of notice here, that the more affluent have recently incorporated an institution, likely, from the liberal spirit of its founders and promoters, and the energetic determination of its officers and board of management, to be second to few of its kind in the kingdom. This institution is designed to clo!he, maintain, and educate the orphans of deceased, and children of necessitous, commercial travellers, of both sexes, from the age of seven to the age of fourteen years, upon the enlightened and benevolent principle of including every denomination of the Christian faitb." .0.

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THE MONMOUTHSHIRE CANAL CO.

To the Editor of the Monmouthshire…

EXPLOSIONS OF FIRE DAMP.

Review of the British Corn…

Review of the Foreign Corn…

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CARDIFF POLICE.—MONDAY,…

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AGENTS FOR THE MONMOUTHSHIRE…