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TO-DAY'S WEATHER.

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POWDERflNDSHOT. .

SWALLOWS WANTED.

LECTURE AT CARDIFF.

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The Fight in Roath.j

JUDGE AND THE WARJK CASE.

DINNER-TABLE TELEPHONF.

BARKY GAS AND WATER.

DIPHTHERIA AT CARDIFF.

MOTHER OF SIX POLICEMEN.

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Football Notes and News

TRAGIC DEATH AT MELIX-GRIFFITH.

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Three Months' Married.

"SHAH OF PERSIA."

THE MISSING LINK.

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THE MISSING LINK. A LIVING PROOF OF DARWIN'S THEORY AT CARDIFF. The most remarkable visitor to Cardiff for a- long season past is a lady who arrived 01" Sunday evening via Edinburgh from th' primeval forests of Laos, north of Siam. :-h. is a distinguished visitor, for her fame ha' long preceded her—her existence has beer vehemently debated throughout the world sine* Darwin propounded his great theory of tilt descent- of man. The lady (Miss Crao" is the only one of the small and fast-dying "missing-link" tribe who has reached the world of civilisation. Her family, which numbers very few, are tree-living human beings, who possess almost every attribute of the monkey, but are gifted with human intelligence. For many years past the existence of a people who could supply Darwin's missing link between man and monkey has been known to explorers. But the immense difficulty of reaching them and of spiriting one of the race out of the tree- tops of the primeval forest proved insurmount- able until Mr. G, A. Farini, the African explorer, and Mr. Sachs (son of the British Court jeweller) managed by perseverance to obtain what was desired. An expedition, equipped and conducted by the celebrated naturalist and traveller Mr. Carl Bock, actually managed to obtain Crao when she was but a child. She is now twenty years of age. Her native tribe live with the monkey, and are as nearlv allied to him as to man. Crao is almost entirely overgrown with luxuriant hair; her fingers are flexible, so that her hand can he doubled up backwards like a sheet of paper: she has pouched cheeks like the monkey for holding reserve food; even her nose, cheeks, chin, and lips are hair-covered, and her luxurious tresses more than reach the ground. Yet. built as she is to live in the tree-tops, she possesses the intelli- gence of a. civilised human being. Mr. Stoll has obtained her for exhibition at the Cardiff Panopticon next week. Crao is proud of her race, and likes to be locked at Hnd' admired. She has learnt English since she left the forest. Her race will not last through the next cen- tury, and after Crao's day the "missing link" may become a fable, if the next generation lacks faith when they cannot see.

3IADMAX ON A HOUSETOP.

A PURSE IN AN UXBRELLAG

MADE IN AMERICA.

DIED WHILE LAUGHING.

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