CLEARED FOR SEA. I Feb 6 Flaneuse 95, Mendal, Pontrleux, coal 180, t'ory Bros Printemps 117, Josse, Vannes, coal 210, Cwma- man Co Doongleu s 50, Payne, Avonmouth, gen Michael Murphy Laura Williamson 77 iN urse, St Valery, coal 150 TirdoDkin Co Glynn s 442, McKintv, Rouen. coal 1450, E, W. Cook; bunkers 70 T Fenwick Doris 77 Guernsey, coal 165, W Perch Teesdale s 191, Bramton, Fecamp, coal 320 E W Cook bunkers 30, Geo Lennard Kingsley a 342, Stevenson, Neath, nil Welsh Trader a 437, London, gen. F. H. TucKer Swansea rradet's 247, London, bunicers 6U F H, Tucker Princeas Patricia s 275, Hull, gen, Tucker & Co Britannia s 612, Brown, London, coal 1120, Glas brook Bros bunKers 50 Geo Shepherd Zillah a 149, Summerfield, Belfast, coal 400, W. P Dnvid bunkers 25, Geo Shepnerd Iron Dukes 62, Woodman, Watchet, nil Paris s 122, Maason, Cardiff, nil J.
ENTERED INWARDS I Feb 6 Springbok s 349, Llanelly, nil Ydun s 77f, La Rochelle, nil Teesdale s 190, Dundalk, nil Britannia « 612, Southampton nil Mercury a 140, Glasgow, gen, not to be landed Inga 97, Carthagena via. A quilam, zinc oi-e 195, Vivian and Sons Dagland s 685 Newport, nil Everest s 1331, Belfast, nil Swaneea Trader s 247 London, gen Tucker & Co Welsh Trader a 437, London, gen, Tucker & Co Kintale s 127, Guernsey, granite chippings 440, Top am, Jones and Railton Glynn s 412, Rouen, nil Iron Duxe s 62, Watchet, iron ore 140 Balnwins Ltd Nordland s 1041, Sharpness, nil The Viscount s 151, Irvine, piich 420, Graigola Countess of Derby 79, Coi oats 126 order Prosper s 459, Cardiff, nil Algrave s 680, Copenhagen gen not to be landed City ot Cadiz s 464, Hambnrg. gen Burgess & Co Piris s 122 JNantes &c via Garston, gen Burgess & Co Malaga s 555 Rouen nil Neapel s 1080 Hamburg nil Blanche Rock s 171, Harrington pig iron 525 old rails 24, fish plates 2 order
K.HONDDA & SWANEEA BAY RAILWAY, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the FIFTY-THIRD HALF-YEARLY GENERAL MEETING of the Proprietors of the RHONDDA AND SWANSEA BAY RAILWAY COMPANY will be held at the HOTEL iVlETROPOLE, Wind-street in the County Borough of Swansea, on MONDAY I the 15th day of FEBRUARY, 190^, at Twelve-thirty o'clock in the Afternoon, for the Geneial Purposes of the Undertaking. L lheh Tiansfer Books will be closed from the 4th Februaiy to the I5th February, both days inclusive. MORGAN B. WILLIAMS, Chairman. H. S. LUDLOW, Secretary. Swansea, Jan. 22nd. 1909.
WHEN PIU^E EDDY jfc Kim. When Prince Edward was a little child he liked aething better thau to be with Queen Victoria. and she was very fond of her grellt-grandsoo. A story is told of him which shewp he was a thoughtful boy even when very small. He was not very weU, and the nurse wlvt was attendin- him 5aid he must not talk, but go WI tiefp. It I will directly." he taid: "but there M on* thing I want to say first. "What is it ? she &sked. "When I at.. a man I am going to be Bag 9f England," he said. "Y bs-I know that," she replied. Well, when 1 am King of England there aI J tbNI things I shall not,.Ilow. I "Wbat are the-, ? asked the nurse. "I shall not allow anybody to cut off littfcj dopl tails," said the Prince, "because, you know. it to very cruel." "Well ? said the nurse. "I shall not allow anybody to put bearing-Nina an the horses, because, you know, it is TW cruel." "Yes," said 4ad ther. anY a-m. It
Imperial International Exhibition, London, 1909, Of the choicest products of the world, at the Great White City, Shepherds Bush, W. May to October demonstrating the Special Products and Resources of all Nations, including the Displays of the famous Health and Pleasure Resorts of Europe & America, in the form of Panoramas, Dioramas. Models, ete 50 Exhibition Palaces Covering 50 acres, devoted to Science, Art, Edu- cation, Social Economy, Liberal Arts, Decora- tive Arts, Chemical Industries and various Industries, Engineering, Electricity, Agriculture Horticulture, Alimentation, Textiles. Special Section for Welsh Industries. 140 Acres of MAGNIFICENT GROUNDS, BEAUTIFUL GARDENS, CHARMING LAKRS & WATERWAYS CONCERTS by fine MILITARY BANDS (British & Foreign) Superb Illuminations. FIREWORK DISPLAYS, All the Great At- tractions including Flip-Flap, Irish Village, Spiral, Scenic, Railway Toboggan, etc., etc., of the Franco British Exhibition, and numerous novelties of various nations. The GREAT STADIUM Seating 80,000 persons. International Sports and Athletic Meetings. Applications for exhibit, space, concessions, &c., to be made to The SECRETARY, Imperial International Exhibition, Shepherd's Bush, London, W.
THE Swansea Coal Market, Feb 6 1908. Anthracite Coal. — Finest hand picked malting 24/6 to 26/0 Second quality do. 21/6 to 22/0 Swansea Valley Big Vein. 17/0 to 18/0 Red Vein or similar large 12/0 to 18/0 Machine Made Cobbles 28/0 to 28/6 Machine made Nuts .25/0 to 25/6 Machine Made Peas 9/0 to 10/0 Small Rubbly Culm, 3/9 to 4/0 Duff 2/0 to 2/8 Steam Coals.—Large 14/6 to 15/0 I Second quality 18/9 to 14/0, Bunkers, according to Quality 9/9 to 10/8 Small according to quality 7/0 to 8/0 Bituminous C01A1.-(N c S. Rhondda) Large 17/0 to 18/0 Through .n. 14/6 to 15/0 Small 7/0 to 8/0 Patent Fuel 12/0 to 12/6
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TheI|DockS«oonsist of the Prince of Wales Dock, the North Dock, and the South Dock each equipped with modem appliancep for the rapid loading and6 Ula loading, of vessels. The Entrance Channel to the Harbour is lighted by means of Gas Buoys The New King's DOCK capaUe of accommodating the largest vessels afloa is expected to be opened for traffic^'this year. ThecQuays are 19,000 feet in length The Warehouses contain a flooi area of 288,000 square feet. The Hallways of the Trust have direct connections with the Great Western, London and North Western, Midland, and Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railways. There are 26 Coal Tips, and So finite, steam and Hand Cranes. Swansea is the Centre.of the Anthracite Coal district. There are more Patent^ F ue! I Works in Swansea than at any other port in the Kingdom and the Fuel is held in high repute in Continental|5and othet markets. There is a Large Area.of Land available for Fuel Works, Creosote Works Saw MUls and other commercial purposes. Lines of Steamers run between Swansea and the following ports, viz. :— New York, Baltimore Philadelphia, Singa- pore, Bong Kong, Yokohama, Nagasaki Hiogo, Java ports, Rio de Janerio, Santos Bosario, Montevideo, Buenos Ayres, Ports in Chili and Peru, St. Petersburg, Hamburg Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Treport, Bouen, Nantes, Bordeaux, Oporto, Lisbon, Setubal. Barcelona, Genoa, Leghorn, Venice, Trieste, Fiume, ports in Greece, Constantinople and other Turkish ports Galatz, Ibrail, Odessa, Batoum, ".Alexandria &c. Within the Harbour are Nine Sravmg Docks. Extensive provision has been made for the Fish Trade, in the South Dock. The Swansea Fleet now numbers about 80 Steam Trawlers in addition to Liners at d Smacks. Pilotage.-The Trustees ara uhe Pilotage Authority. Pilotage is noncom- pulsory, both inward and outwards. Rates and iCharges. — are moderate. The Mumbles Lighthouse Signal Station is worked by the Trustees. Vessels calling for orders can communicate with their Owners without lowering a boat-good and sheltered free anchorage being found unaer the Mumbles Head at any state of the tide The Trustees have erected on the Mumbles Head a Reed Fog Horn Signal giving three blasts of about two seconds' duration in quick succession every two minutes. For information on any point connected with the Port and Harbour, apply to- WILLIAM LAW, General Manager Regist red Address for Telegrams- ''Law^' Swansea.