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. COLLISION OFF LUNDY.

"ALL OVER IN THREE MINUTES."

STEAMER CAPTAIN'S STORY.j

SAFE WITH THEIR FAMILIES.

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!WALES OR WHITEHALL?i

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CRIME ABOARD A BARGE

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CRIME ABOARD A BARGE AWFUL STORY FROM CARDIFF, TEN YEARS PENAL SERVITUDE. At Cardiff Assizes, on Friday (before the Lord Chief Justice) Wm. Thomas, an elderly man, was indicted with the wilful murder of Wm. Edwards on the night of March 11. The evidence disclosed a terrible story. Mr Ellis Griffiths, M.P., ahd Mr. A. C. Law- rence were for the Crown. Mr. Ivor Bowen defended. The case of the prosecution was that de- ceased and prisoner were mates on the canal barge No. 190, at Cardiff. Edwards was last seen alive on the evening of March 11th when he went on board with the prisoner. WThat took place thence till the following morning was a mystery, but prisoner told a man, "Come up to the boat, my mate is dead." Accused's noee was bleeding at the time, but an examination of the barge's small cabin disclosed signs of a terrible struggle. Edwards' body was found on uio seat with feet drawn up and blood wm found on the door and the sides of the cabin, the roof of which was also dented in at many places, and sflso on a hatchet that was hanging up and a knife that lay at the side of the deceased man. The head aJid face of the deceased man also bore not less than 25 wounds. When arrested prisoner said "My mate hit me with the hatchet, and I gave him a couple for it." Dr Watkins of the infirmary, said pris- oner came to him on the morning of March 12th with a wound which practically severed I the lower part of the nose. Dr. Buist said deceased had 25 wounds on the head and face, most cf which appeared to have been inflicted with the hatchet pro- duced. Answering counsel, the doctor said that from the fact that there was no blood on the handle of the hatchet it would seem as though deceased had aimed the first blow. Mr. Ivor Bowen: You mean deceased could not have used the hatchet without having blood on his hands?—That is so. Lord Chief Justice, in summing up, said that one blow, a violent one, was given by deceased, but the hatchet could not have remained long in his hands. If prisoner, ir- ritated, raised the hatchet to inflict grievous bodily harm, that would be murder and not manslaughter. FOUND GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER. Prisoner was found guilty of manslaugh- ter and sentenced to ten years' penal servi- tude.

j SHIPWRECKED CREW ON BOARD

----PUMPED A PINT OF WHISKEY…

■j YEAR OF REVOLUTION.

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GERMAN NEGOTIATIONS SUSPENDED.

NEATH COAL SYNDICATE.

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SWANSEA UNION ESTIMATES.

EX-CWMAVON CHEMIST.

SWANSEA GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL…

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SWANSEA AND MUMBLES LINE AND…

I STABBED AT A CARNIVAL.

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--.------.;.;..:" LOCAL COMPANIES.

---_..-.... FIVE FAILURES.

MUMBLES DEBTOR AND HIS WIFE

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. (

ONE OF THE UNEMPLOYED.

FOUGHT IN THE CIVIL WAR.