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THE ROMANCE OF A LIFE. .

WAR OFFICE PREPARATIONS. --

ITHE ARMENIAN ATROCITIES.…

IMMIGRATION OF ALIENS TO ENGLAND.

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INTERNATIONAL CYCLING.

THE PROFESSIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP…

ANOTHERLONDON MYSTERY

TEMPERANCE REFORM.

EXTUAORD1 NARY SCENE AT A…

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THE MADAGASCAR EXPEDITION.

THE REBELLION IN FORMOSA.

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PRINCIPAL JOHN HHYS IN CARDIGANSHIRE.

- GENERAL GORDON'S DEATH

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EXCITJNG RUN ON A FREWCH RAILWAY.

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EXTRAORDINARY BLACKMAILING…

PEMBROKE DOCK GARRISON

THE LLANDAFF PEERAGE.

MINERg PROVID KNT «O^IEXY.

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ST. MARY'S PARISH CHURCH .SWANSEA.

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I-THE MISSING RI5LIFVI\T0-OFFICER…

_1t1HMWU RAILWAY ACCIDENT…

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VOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE ARTILLERY INSPECTION AT BRfTON FERRY. The annuai inspection of the Nos. 5, 6, e, 'and 7 Companies—Briton Ferry. Neath, And bkewoii—ot the list Glamorgan Volunteer Aitilfery, together with the presentation of the long-service medals, took place on Satur- day afternoon. The companies mustered strongly at the Briton Ferry Armoury, and, headed by their brass band, marched four deep through the town, under the comnicoid of Major Gardner, to a field at Baglan. The rne;\ were put through the ordinary parade by Acbittteut Log-all anti Maj*s GttPdnw. The inspecting officer—Colonel Allen, R A., commanding Militia and Volun- teers Western District—accompanied by Colonel Sir E. S. Hill, K.C.B., M.T., arrived on the field, and was received with a gene¡;.tl salute. The inspecting officer then walked up and di»\m the i ;Liiks, front and reaa-, and examined the accoutrements most minutely, and aiter bemg put again through some iiKinxeuvres, a. square w-a-s formed, and an order -was given for the long-service men to fall o-xit and stamd in t.ht; centre. Colonel Aiien then presented medals to the fol- It, lowing eiaftit Tuen: —Quai-termasteiJ-ser- geant Dawkin, 35 yeaxs and three months; Sergeant Ilaymcnd, 27 years and ten months; Li-ethan. 24 yeans aaid one month; Captain Kendall. 21 years and eleven montlw; Sergeant Ball, 21 years and one month Sergeant Jenkins, 21 years and one month; Corporal C. Gunter, 21 yeara and one month and Gunner Price, 21 years. The gallant office-, in the course of his re- marks, said he thought that the men were entitled to medals a.3 well as the officers. The officers gave their money and the men gave their time, which was equivalent to money. It wa;s the firvt time that medals had been presented to the men of the Volun- teers, ain 1 lie was pleased to have the honour of presenting them, and complimented the corps generally on their soldierly a.nd clean appearance, nnd the order in which they had gone through their nel Sir E. S. Hill, in endorsing the remarks of the inspect i ng officer, saiu that he had known Quarter- mMter-rgea.nt Da.wkfn. one of the re- cipients of the iong-jjervioe medals, for many years. He had been a. Volunteer long before he had. IRe had taken great interest in the Volunteer movement at Briton Ferry since its formation, and was highly respected oy ofiicer.s and men. and be hoped that this would not he the last time that he (Colonel Sir E. S. Hill) would have the Sir E. S. Hill) would have the honour of being present at the distribution of long-service medals. Trie ccmpanieis then marched to the big gun, where repository practice was gone through and seventeen rounds of 64-plug shell were fired at a target 1.600 yards distant. Among the officers present were Captain and Adjutant Dent. C-iptain Kendall, Lieutenants J. M. Davev. F. H. Kcmpthornt. and Glover-, the chaplain (fclie Rev. D. Lewis), an 1 Ser- gea-nt-uiajore Applegate, Mil: and Baker. Amotipst the visitors were Mrs. Younf a.nd the Misses Young, 1Ifr". Flower, Baglan Lodge, and Captain Moore.

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AN ALPINE FATA LIT Y.

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SHIPPING NEWS.

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A FOOTBALLER'S ST RAN ROMANCE.…