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SUPPOSED ELOPEMENT OF AN EX-COLLIERY…

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SUPPOSED ELOPEMENT OF AN EX- COLLIERY MANAGER WITH A MARRIED WOMAN. A heartless elopement is reported from Dinas, Rhondda Valley, tho fugitives being an ex- manager of a colliery, who is married and has a family of six children, and the wife of one of the workmen employed at the same place. The familiarity of the parties had given rise to such scandal, so far back as December last, that they were the subject of an unpleasant public demonstration, from which the man only escaping by jumping from a window and distancing his pursuers. Since then he lost his position as manager, and having been appointed c verinan at a neighbouring colliery, was recently also summarily dismissed from that post. "Last Thursday evening ho unex- pectedly informed his family, th it he mu^t l^ave by the first train next morning, to enter upon an engagement at a Durham Colliery. Upon the statement becoming known the suspicions of the 'neighbours were aroused, and they watched the house of the woman, whoso husband was away on business. The man left his home at an early hour on Friday, having previously disposed of some ot his bank shares, the proceeds of which ho took with him, as well as his clothing, The woman who was seen to leave her house early on Saturday morning, was followed to the Pontypridd Railway Station, where she dodged her pursuers from one platform to the other, until the train started. Several persons went into the same train to Cardiff, and saw her alight there. She however, adroitly gave them the slip at the station, and has not since been seen. Enquiries were made at the shipping offices, and it was found that the man had been making inquiries early that morning as to the departure of the Liverpool and Bristol steamers. It was, there- | fore, concluded that without doubt the two had arranged to meet in Cardiff. The jackets which left the port that day worn watchbd, but neither of the fugitives embarked, and their pursuers returned home without having caught i sight of them It has been ascertained that the woman took caro to withdraw her deposit trom the bank a:.d decamped with her jewellery and other valuables. The elopement has created much excitement in the neighbourhood of Dinas, and it is believed that the couple will make their way to -Vineriea.

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IRON AND COAL TRADE.

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GREAT FIND OF COAL AT PONTYPRIDD.

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