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JfOVEL SHIP IN SWANSEA.

DEATH OF MR. GORDON ANDREWS.

OTTAWA FIRE FUND.

SWANSEA CORONERSHIP.

THE CANINE DEFENCE LEAGUE.

THE TRADE OF THE PORT AND…

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THE TRADE OF THE PORT AND DISTRICT. 8PBCIAL REPORT BY OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. SWANSEA, THURSDAY. There has been more than usual activity in tho trade of the port during the week, and a large increase in the exports, compared with the corresponding period of last year. The entries of shipping in ballast amount to 31,564 tons, as against 25,722 tons 1 he pre- vious week, and 27,493 tons last year. The imports include-France, pitwood and general cargo Spain, iron ore Hamburg, general Cape of Good Hope, copper ore Argentine ltcpublic, grain .New York, general. The shipments of coal include-France, 25,367 tons Italy, 3,520 tons Russia, 2,800 tons Germany, 5,200 tons Sweden, 2,365 tons Holland, 2,900 tons San Francisco, 3,000 tons United States, 1,892 tons.-Patent Fuel-France, 1,710 tons Italy, 600 tons Russia, 1,750 tons Algeria, 4,000 tons. The clearances of tinplates and general goods were-France, 100 tone Italy, 345 tons Portugal, 500 tons Germany, 580 tons and New York, 973 tons. The tinplate trade displayed marked ac- tivity last month, the shipments at this port amounting to 17,877 tons, compared with 12,058 tons in April last year, an increase of 5,819 tons.. x IMPORTS COASTWISE.—Pig iron, 2,313 tons; scrap steel, 402 tons tinplates, 66 tons copper ore, 145 tons arsenic, 53 tons pitch, 535 tons building material, 466 tons; grain, 163 tons i flour, 113 tons fish, 7 tons; sundries, 1,545 tons. IMPORTS FOREIGN.—France, pitwood, 595 tons; general, 200 tons; Bilbao, iron ore, 6,310 tons; Hamburg, general, 300 tons; Argentine Republic, wheat, 2,887 tons; Port Nolloth, copper ore, 3,013 tons; New York, general, 151 tons. Imports, 19,264 tons, and exports foreign, 58,637 tons; compared with 22,627 tons, and 46,287 tons respectively last year. EXPORTS FOREIGN. — Coal, 48,079 tons; patent fuel, 8,060 tons; and tinplates and general goods, 2, 498 tons.

TRADE DURING THE MONTH OF…

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THE PRICE OF COAL.

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THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA,

RED CROSS FUND,

THE GRAND THEATRE.

BAND OF HOPE DEMONSTRATION.

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THE SWANSEA HOSPITAL.

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"RELIGIOUS FREE THOUGHT."

TO THE EDITOR OF "THE CAXBRIJTN."

TO THE EDITOR OF " THE CAMBRIAN."

TO THE EDITOR OF "THE CAMBRIAN."

ISWANSEA BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

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