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- EXTRACTS. ! ?????ERARY…

QUIEJ SUNDAY IN A WELSH VALLEY.…

- - I SPIRIT OF THE PRESS.…

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- -FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. I

SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. I

HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

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OBITUARY FOR 1863.

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THE CHARING- OSS KATLWA .-A M ute inspectiou of this new lii. â¢v-.i's made on Wet ftJm- by the Government Ins v, Capta'n T R.E., previous to its being open" ¡ enger ?f. Considering that a Royal tr:iin f ? ? Cr'-wn PnnceM<t Princess of Prus^'a. l'i, tinHv :m,l suite, has passed over the entire leugtli of tirs railwav, the puhlic will be fully prepared to learn tlmt the official scrutiny has had a satisfactory result. But at the same time it may be as well to observe that the Royal train was signalled very carefully by hand, and that :he perfectly safe ac- complishment of the journey on that eccasion did not of necessity imply that all was in a state of thorough pre- paration for public tniBc. At noon on Wednesday a short train started from Charing-eross Station, canymg Captain Tyler, Mr Eborall (general manager), M. Knight (traffic superintendent), the Duk- of Sutherland Major Malcolm, R. E., and sever il g" 11 tie men either con- nected in some way with the Charing-cross and South- Eastern Railways, or having an interest in the occasion. The train moved very slowly, and stopped at the Wuter- loo-road junction, where the signals were inspected. These are Saxby's patent, and are on the same principle as the apparatus which WH" first adopted, we believe, by the Metropolitan Railway, Illld wilit-h has the peculiarity of combining the movement of points with that of signals. Some time was occupied in surveying the arrangements here, und the train then proceeded te London Bridge. The stations, points, and si*nials west all thoroughly examint-d by Oap-jm Tvler, who, with- out anticipating his report, expi'r'xsed general approvaL  g eiaera l aliprova l Shortly before five o'clock, the inspection at the London Bridge end of the line having been concluded, the party re-entered their couple of nvyt-clis: carriages, and re- turned to Charing-cr >ss. Tho result tlf tho Govern- ment Inspector's observations, which extended over more than five hours of the uav. is, us we have intima- ted, generally satisfactory. There are, however, soma few details which will rpquire altering in siw ir lanee with Captain Tyler's suggestion^, und, ther; re, the opening of the line, which :i'i i "irv;e 1- for Friday,* will not take place until ijoxt w

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