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LLANTWIT MAJOR

THE PANORAMA. .

THE PROPERTY MARKET.

GILFACH GOCH.

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ALLEGED BURGLARY AT WATERTON…

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"MAN IN THE IRON MASK."

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"MAN IN THE IRON MASK." It will be irememhered that in August last the "Man in the Iron Mask" passed through Bridgend, staying for the night at the Castle Hotel. He represented that he was making a tour of the world for a wager of 100,000 doIlers. the chief conditions being that he was to remain, unidentified, to earn his livelihood, by sening post cards and pamphlets, and to marry a wife. The latter he represented to have done at the time he arrived at Bridg- end1. The man has now given up his so- called undertaking, and pleaded guilty to a tremendous hoax. He admits that he pre- pared! his scheme whilst in penal servitude, and obtained money to procure his outfit from the man who became his assistant, to whom he promised, in lieu of wages, a third of his -akii.gs He was a married man be- fore starting the journey. The reason he gave up the walk is detailed in one of this week's periodicals as follows:â"1 have been wearing this helmet daily for ten monthsâa weight of 41b. 5oz. I have wheeled the per- ambulatorâwhich weighed lewt. lib.âa dis- tance of 2,400 miles. The strain began to tell upon me. My eyes ached, and I suffered with racking plains in my head. On several occasions I fainted by the roadside, and sometimes I was even confined to my bed for ¡. two or three days at a. stretch. And then my wife insisted that I should give up the walk. I should have liked to have continued with it, but circumstances were too strong for me. I had to cancel arrangements I had made to appear at several music-halls when I left Wolverhampton" a few weeks ago. In conclusion, I can assert, without fear of con- tradiction, that I have oaid my way, and supported myself, my wife, and my assistant, the horses and atte-p-dants I employed, en- tirely from the sale of mv cards and pamph- lets, and that I have received nothing in the I shape of charity from the first day of my itinerary."

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