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A SAD CASE AT CARDIFF.

ROUND THE TOWNS.

MEETING OF THE -II-) BARRY…

TIIE NEW MINIS FRY.

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SIR CHARLES DILKE ON PUBLIC…

CADOXTON CHURCH SCHOOL TREAT.--

BURNING FATALITY AT BARRY…

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BURNING FATALITY AT BARRY DOCK. HEROIC CONDUCT OF A WORK- MAN. On Friday night a distressing fatality took place at Barry Dock. Oa the night in question it appears that a young' man, named Samuel James, and another young man, named Samuel Attvvell, were engaged in repairing the dredger at Barry Dock. They were standing on a plank under the top of the dredger, where the buckets pass from one side to the other. A large lamp, filled with about half a gallon of inflammable oil, was sus- pended over where the deceased was work- ing. By some means or other the lamp became detached, and fell upon James, and the contents were scattered all over him, and in a moment's space of time the poor fellow was enveloped in a mass of flames. Atwell turned around horror-stricken, and for a moment was bewildered as to what course to pursue. He had no coats or cloths with him to throw over Atwell-they were quite isolated on the planks from any means of assistance. If deceased had fallen off the plank he would inevitably have been dashed to pieces. In less time than it takes to recount he laid down James on the plank, and, at the risk of his own life rolled over him, and tried to ex- tinguished the flames. This was of no avail, how- ever, and help having been by this time procured James was wrapped ill canvass, and taken to the Cardiff Infirmary on Saturday, and he expired on Sunday morning after suffering great agony. The young man, Samuel Atwell, in his gallant efforts to extinguish the flames was burnt very badly about the arms. He is being attended to by Dr. Powell, of Barry, and is doing as well as can be expected. INQUEST. Mr. H. LJ. Grover, Deputy Coroner, held an inquest at the Infirmary, Cardiff, on Tuesday, on the body of Samuel James,a boilermaker's assistant, who died from the effect of barns received at Barry Dock, on the 16th inst.—Samuel Attwell said he was working with the deceased on board the dredger lying in the Barry Dock, on the 15th, About midnight witness heard a cry of I am on fire," and on proceeding to the spot he found de- ceased enveloped in flames, which were eventually extinguished by the aid of some canvas. Witness also received burns about the left arm in trying to rescue James. Witness could not tell how the accident happened, as deceased was employed some distance away from him. James was working with a "duck" lamp, which held about half a gallon of oil,—James Gilbert gave corroborative evidence.—Dr. Moreland, house-surgeon at the Infirmary, stated that deceased died from the effects of severe burns about the body early on Sunday morning, and the jury returned a verdict of Accidental death."

REV. HENRY BABB AT BRIDGEND.

FAILURE OF A BARRY TRADESMAN.

INSPECTION OF THE NEW ABERTHAW…

WHY IS'NT WALES TOBY ?