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MERTHYR INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.

SIR THOMAS PHILLIPS' LIBRARY.

THE " MR. BROWNING " MR. GOSSE…

IMPORTANT RATING APPEALS.

ABERDARE POLICE COURT.

SOUTH WALES COAL CONTRACTS.I

A PRINCE CHARGED WITH! I SWINDLING.|

INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION. !

ABERDARE JUNCTION CHAMBER…

MERTHYR POLICE-COURT.

THE CAPCOCH RAPE CASE. !

THE DISCHARGE NOTES QUESTION.

PRESENTATIONS TO ! AN ODDFELLOW…

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DEATH OF DR. JAMES, ABERAMAN.…

SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST A NEATH…

" DR. JIM."

SUNDAY PAPERS IN THE RHONDDA.

SACRILEGE AT CARDIFF.

A GRUESOME DISCOVERV,

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A GRUESOME DISCOVERV, THE FATE OF FOUR MINERS. A despatch from West Wheeling, Virginia, states that a remarkable discovery was made there in the latter part of la.t week regarding the fate of four men whu mysteriously disappeared 32 years ago. Th« men were John Ewing, of Liverpool, England Joseph Olney, of Manchester, England and two Americans, named Benjamiu Ayres and Thomas Aekelson. While the recesses of an abandoned coal mino were being explored a day or two ago four human skeletons were found. One was sitting in an almost upright portion against the rock, while on the ground beside it was a bottle containing a note i scribbled on a piece of paper, and consisting of the j following passages •.—"November, 1863.-ShoulO this ever reach the world, let it be known that we are | prisoners here, owing to thecavinginof the mine. Our food and water are gone. This is about the eight day of our imprisonment." "November 4.—Ewing and Ackelson have just killed Ayres, and are eating him. I have already eaten a I)ootleg. The oil in our lamps ilil getting scarce, and the air is foul. "November 6.—Ewing has just killed Ackel«on, and has cut off his feet, and is eating them. He is dancing around with the drawn knife like a maniac." November 7. -1 am alone with the dead. I had to kill Ewing in self-defence. I have just finished eating the other bootleg. I am g( f i, to enclose this note in a flask to preserve it. if possible, so that my fate may he known. —JOSEPH OLNEY." The men's disappearance is well remembered by old residents of Wheeling, and was finally given up as an insoluble mystery. The then Bntish Consul made inquiries, but was able to learn nothing.

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