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t FIN-DE-SIECLE LOVE: STORIES.…

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THE WAR IN COREA, ...

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!PROPOSED WORIjD 8 FAIR IN1…

j FRAUD ON A BANK,

ATTACKED BY A LION.

I WELSH LAND COMMISSION.

ALLEGED MANSLAUGHTER AT CARDIFF.…

WELSH NATIONALI EISTEDDFOD.…

INTERESTING RACE AT CARDIFF.

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A NEWPORT MATRIMONIAL CASE.

SUNDAY CLOSING ACT.

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RHONDDA PRIZE FIGHT. I

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RHONDDA PRIZE FIGHT. ABOUT 90 ROUNDS FOUGHT, Two pugilists turned out at six a-m. on Wednesday morning in company with about thirty companion*; to try their relar tive strength in a tight for five pound?! a-side iu a quiet nook of one of the Pont- rhondda fields, near Llwynypia Station. The weather was sharp, frosty. The combatants were Thonuus Shaw, aged <-6 and William Rees, 23, both of Ystrad fthondda. However, a dispute arose, as usual, over a trifiin«* mat- ter, at one of the Rhondda. Hotels on Tues- day night, to dooide the- matter the young J men placed their deposits of j each, signed articles, and arranged for a fight on Wednesday morning. At the appointed time both parties appeaired upon tlie ground, each fully confident of success. Bete were freely made! Shaw being favouitte. There was no nine foot ring, tH any code of rules, or laws, to govern I the match. Each man selected his "second" aud away they dashed into it. There was no referee to control the "fouls" or time. At the very outset Shaw laid it heavily upon his opponent, but in an ineffective manner. Some minutes were spent in this style, and about half a score of rounds were completed when Rees received a nasty cut across the eye from Shaw's left hand. Thereupon followed some good fighting on the part of Rees. He main- tained a oool attitude throughout, and drove home some fearful blow. upon Shaw's body and face. He kept this style uninten-tiptediy for fully twenty minutes, and got the best of about thirty rounds, after which Shaw was completely done up, but would not yield. Fighting from then to the finish was simply ous of the question, as the poor fellow became too westk to stand upon his legs. Eventually he reluctantly gave in, and owned himself beaten, after 46 minutes' fight, during which I where about 90 rounds were fought in a rough and tumble fashion. At the conclusion Rees, the victor, appeared little the worse for I the fight, but Shaw, especially ahout his face, was knocked into simply a shapeless mass. I

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LOCAI VITAL STATISTICS.I

ITHE MORECAMBE DISASTER,

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BETTING -RAID IN LONDONI'

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THE ALLEGED SWINDLING AT MERTHYR.

H AYERFOUDWKSTSENSA-I TION.

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! THE TRADES UNION 1 ! CONGRESS.I…

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