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OAKES AND ALE.

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Over 400 ships of three-quarter of a million gross tonnage were built of steel in the United Kingdom in the year ended June 30th. THE STRENGTH OF OUR ARMY.-The returns of the British Army for the year 1890, published on Monday, show that the effective strength of the Regular Army at the end of the year was 210,760. The total enrolled in the auxiliary and reserve forces was:âArmy reserve, 60,233- militia, 113,162; yeomanry, 10,697; volunteers] 221,048. ASSAULT ON A FEDERATION MAN^ THE Thames police-court on Tuesday, Wm. Yates was sentenced to two months hard labour for striking and kicking a Federation hand, named Bennet Sobye, engaged at Farron Wharf, Wapp- ing, because he declined to join the Steve- dore's Union. INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS.âThe Federated Institution of Mining Engineers established a couple of years ago, and now num- bering over a thousand members, held its second conference at Birmingham on Tuesday, with Mr T. W. Embleton, of Leeds, who was re-elected president, in the chair. The attendance was large and representative of all important mining dis- tricts. Professor Lapworth, of Mason's College dealt exhaustively with the geology of the Bir- mingham district, as considered from a coal pro- ducing view, and other papers descriptive ofthe peculiarities in the formation and working of the Stattordshira and Warwickshire coalfields were contributed. WELDON'S LADIES' JOURNAL for October is brimful of fashions for the Autumn season- two paper patterns, a chemise and petticoat bodice also a coloured plate of Autumn designs ar presented with this issue, and explicit instruc- tions for cutting out and making every garment paper patterns of which may be had, thus every lady should find no difficulty in making hiV dresses at home. A special lesson on dressmaking is given, instructu g now to make a stylish bod- ice, also a millinery lesson, novelties in jewelled embroidery and a host of information useful-to our lady readers, who cannot do better than buy Weldon's. Number seventy of WELDON'S PRACTICAL NEEDLE WOK deals with Macrame lace. The num- ber is illustrated with fine wood engravings and instructions arp given for working borders,' bas- kets, bags, girdi-es, &c. Now that the long even- ings are again with us, ladies should send for a list of this useful series of needlework publica- tions, which coioprise knitting, crochet, patch- work cross-stitch crewel-work, bazaar artlek*, smocking, appliquae, netting, crochet-macrame, decorative needlework, bead-work, tatting, mountmellick, drawn-thread, ivory embroidery, canvas work, jewelled embroidery, linen work, &c. A BETTING WIFE.âAt the F, all police-court on Monday morning John Stones, labourer, was charged by Mr. Duncan, relieving officer to the Soulcoates Union, wit.i Living deserted his wife and child, leaving them chargeable to the union. Prisoner said his wife had left him five times, and he had taken her out of the A nlaby-road Workhouse three times. She would sit in the house all day reading the newspaper, marking horses for him to go and back, and when the horses lost she would call him naines. She had pawned the clock to get money to back horses, and that was how the money had gone. He WR3 a teetotaller four years and a half, and she made him U break by throwing a glass at him and hitting him on the eye. Prisoner, who had made his appearance at tne workhouse in a drunken state on twp occasions, was committed for 14

PONTYPOOL BOARD OF GUARDIANS.…

A GOOD-NATURED MAGISTRATE.

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REVISION COURT AT PONTYPOOL.

,I LAUNCH AT CHEPSTOW.

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LIFE AND DEATH OF A TRAMP.

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GARNDIFFAITH.

UPPER CWMBRAN.

ABERSYCHAN GAS COMPANY.

CONCERT AT CWMBRAN.

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SOUTH WALES MINING NOTES.

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