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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.

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THE LOCK UP.

ABERYSTWYTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

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A VISIT TO BEDLAM.

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LLANYBYTIIER.

' OUTRAGE ON A WELSH RAILWAY.

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OUTRAGE ON A WELSH RAILWAY. Between ten and eleven on Friday night week a most disgraceful act was perpetrated on the South Wales branch of the Great Western Railway It appears that the down goods train, which is due at Carmarthen Junction about ten p.m., arrived safety but on the down passenger train running in some Jittle time afterwards, the driver reported that about a mile up the line his train had gone through a heap of stones or some other obstruction, and on examina- tion some portions of the front of the engine were found to be slightly injured. A staff of men were at once despatched up the line, and at the spot indi- cated they found the stones which the down train had displaced, and on the up line some other large stones, so built as tt> render an accident almost cer- tain. The rails were built up with packing stones, not in one place, but in four or five distinct places. Some of the stones were as large as a man's head, and smaller stones were laid between the large ones. The stones, in some cases, were laid at parts where the caps are fitted on the raits, and these caps were uti- lised as much as possible fo fit the stones and render them solid. At one place, if not more than one place, a long packing nail, a kind of iron spike, had been laid with the sharp point on the rail facing the direc- tion in which the engine was to approach, and the other part sloping upwards. This was evidently in- tended to elevate the engine wheel above the rail, and increase the chances of the train running off the line. The fiendish ingenuity of this device was ap- parently defeated by the weight of the engine crush- ing tbe stones with which the nail was packed. Some stones, which had evidently been of great size, were ground to powder by the engine wheels, and other stones similar to those found on the rails were picked up at a distance of many yards from the spot where the obstructions had been built. These had evidently been dashed away by the engine guards. It is supposed, judging from the condition of the rails, that the engine of the down train did run off the line, but got on again. The place where the ob- structions were built was dangerously close to the river, but, happily, on a straight piece of line.

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