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llAGLAN.

NEWPORT.

PONTYPOOL.

BLAENAVON.

CHEPSTOW.

ABEEGAVENNY.

CAERLEON.

VARTEG HILL.

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VARTEG HILL. WORKMEN'S OUTING.-On Saturday last, the workmen smployed by Messrs. J. Vipond and Co. Limited at the Varteg Hill Works, were treated by their employers to a jaunt to R,\glan Castle. Starting early in the morning they reached Raglan on or before eleven o'clock, and accompanied by their wives and sweethearts they passed a pleasant day rarabliug about the pJace-visiting the Castle, &c. About 900 or 1000 persons thus enjoyed a day's recreation, exchanging tho laborious toil of the mine, the coal pit, and the workshop, for a stroll into the country. The railway arrangements were perfect, and the excur- sionists returned home soon after eight o'clock. At Raglan, J. T. Edmonds, Esq., the managing director of the Com- pany, was indefatigable in looking after the comfort of the men; and suitable and interesting uddresses were delivered by Handel Cossharo, Esq., of Bristol (Chairman of tne Company), Mr. Knapp, of Newport, and J. T. Edmonds, Esq. An address expressive of the pleasure felt by the workmen and their families was presented by the men to Messrs. Cossham and Edmonds, and suitably acknow- ledged.

ABERSYCHAN.

SKENFRITH.

CORRESPONDENCE.

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