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SWANSEA BOARD OF GUARDIANS.

"THE MESSENGER BOY."

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OLD SWANSEA.

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SWANSEA AMATEUR OPERATIC SOCIETY.

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MESSRS. BEN EVANS AND CO.,…

THE TRADE OF THE PORT! AND…

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THE TRADE OF THE PORT AND DISTRICT. j SPECIAL 1KPORT BY OUR OWN OOBEESPOSTDEKT SWANSEA, THURSDAY. There has not been so much activity in trade at the docks during the week, as was the case the previous week. and com- pared with the corresponding period of last year there is a slight falling off in the import trade The entries of shipping were also limitad. The arrivals of shipping in ballast 18,324 tons, as against 24,193 tons the previous week. and 25,919 tons last year. The imports include-France, pitwood; Norway, pyrites, copper ore and timber; Spain, iron ore and pig iron United States, copper matte and bar copper: Canada, timber. Shipments of coal include-France, 19,526 tons Spain, 1,260 tons Germany, 6,450 tons Sweden, 2,415 tons; Italy, 2.340 tons Greece, 1,500 tons Algoa Bay, 1,700 tons San toFranclsco, 3,100 tons; and United States, 1,320 tons. o Qt f«el-~France> 2,515 tons; Spain. 2,980 tons; Italy, 2,700 tons and Greece, 1,100 tons. In the general export trade but little was doing, the only clearances being for France, 360 tons; Germany, 400 tons Copenbagen, Libau &c.. 850 tons Holland, 400 tons and Philadelphia and Baltimore, 220 tons. Imports CoFtstwise pig-iron, 520 tons; scrap iron and steel, 883 tons copper ore, 110 tons; pyrites, 200 tons pitch, 410 tons manure, 365 tons; building material, 422 tons; grain, 640 tons sundries, 1,402 tons. o Imports, foreign.—France, pitwood, 800 tons Norway, pyrites, 750 tons copper ore, 117 tons timber, 511 tons Bilbao, iron ore, 1,000 tons; pig iron, 600 tons; Galveston (U.S.A.), copper matte, 799 tons; bar copper, 418 tons Canada, timber, 900 loads. Imports, 11.092 tons, and exports foreign, 51,216 tons, compared with 13,811 tons, and 52.575 tons respectively last year. Exports, Foreign.—Coal, 39,751 tons; patent fuel, 9.235 tons and tinplates and general goods, 2,280 tons.

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SWANSEA APPEAL CASE.

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WEEK IN SWANSEA.