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RAW MATERIAL OF PAPER.

The Durham Disaster.

"Nantymoel.

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.A RECENT INVENTION—SEA-BATHING.,

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A RECENT INVENTIONâSEA-BATHING. A little more than 100 years since, it is hard to reflect, there was no such thing as sea-bath- ing in this country. The first man who ever had what we would call a proper, real sea-bath was one Ralph Allen, a Bath philanthropist, who was taken ill, and was prescribed this, as it then seemed, strange and mad treatment of bathing the bare body in the open sea. This was in 1763 at Weymouth; but it took nearly thirty years more for it to become at all a general practice. When it did so Cowes, then declining for want of shipbuilding, became a most favoured place; families- went to stay the summer there, and the husbands and fathers, wanting something vigorous to do, invented yachting, so to speak, and took keenly to it. â 4

'■ . NAILS OF THE HAND.,

DIETETIC VALUE OF HOSEY.

THE TANKARD.

V7— THE TOWN DWELLER'S BLACK…

CLEANING WATCHES WITH BREAD.

THE GREAT WHITE SHARK.

THE DEDICATION OF BELLS.

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Burning Accident at Tonypandy.

Church of England Men's Society.

Whist Drive and Dance at Tonypandy.

British and Foreign Bible…

Ogmore Vale,

-Treherbert.

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ITon.

Tonyrefail.

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-Treherbert.