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r CARDIFF. BOARD OF GUARDIANS.—The usual weekly meet- ing was held on Saturday, Mr. Q. H. Jones presi- ding. Miss Catherine Davies, Elaenavon, was appointed cook for the union, at a salary of £20 per annum. This was all the business of public importance. AUSTRIAN COURT DISTINCTION.—The Official 1 Gazette of Vienna announces that his Majesty the [Emperor of Austria has been pleased to confer on Count Anthony Lucovich the Order of the Iron ,Crown. This is one of the highest orders of knight- jhood in that Empire. SUPERANNUATION OF A CUSTOMS OFFICER.—Mr. David Johns, of 31, Bedford-street, out-door officer !of Customs, has just been superannuated, after 38 'years' service at Swansea and Cardiff. INQUEST.—Mr. E. B. Reece, borough coroner, jheld an inquest at the Towu-hall on Saturday (touching the death of Mrs. Mary Rees, of 28, Great j Frederick-street. The evidence went to show that jthe deceased was 77 years of age. About ten 10 clock on Saturday night week she was going up- i stairs, when she stumbled and fell, fracturing her j collar bone. Dr. Price was immediately sent for, but the old lady died on Monday. The jury re- turned a verdict of Accidental death." FIRE. On Monday morning the errand boy of Mr. H. G. Were, outfitter, 61, Crockherbtown, was in the kitchen behind the shop lighting a tire. By some means the flames spread to papers lying near, which at once ignited the woodwork of the building. Information was sent to the central station, and Inspector Harris immediately pro- ceeded with the hose to the spot, and the fire was quickly extinguished. The damage was only Blight, and is covered by insurance. SCHOOL FOR DEAF AND DUMB, LLANDAFF.—Mr. Melville begs to acknowledge with thanks the fruits, vegetables, and bread, with 5s., from the minister and deacons of the Clive-road Mission Chapel, Canton, being from the harvest thanks- giving also vegetables and fruit from the harvest thanksgiving at. the Congregational Church, Roath- per Mr. Munn. INQUEST.—Mr. E. B. Reece, borough coroner, held an inquest at the Town-hall, Cardiff, on Monday, iOn the body of a sailor named William Ritchie. The evidence went to show that the body of the deceased was found floating in the East Dock on Monday morning by Poiice-Constable Price, of the Bute Dock Police Force. A verdict of Found drowned was returned. STREET ACCIDENTS.—About one o'clock on Mon- day a trap, belonging to Mr. Brouse, of Canton, collided with tramcar No. 23 in Bute-street. The two side rails of the car were carried away, and the shafts of the trap broken, but, fortunately, no person was injured.—At 4.50 on the same evening one of Messrs. Andrews and Son's omnibuses, driven by John Winn, ran into tramcar No. 78. It appears that the omnibus was proceeding to the docks at moderate pace. When near the Buto-street Bridge it collided with the tramcar. The force of the Collision threw the driver off the box of his bus, and, falling on his head, he sustained serious Injuries to his face and body. The injured man was taken to the Infirmary and attended to by the house-surgeon. WELLS' CHARITY.—A meeting of the governors of Wells' Charity was held on Tuesday at the Town- hall. Mr. Corbett presided, and there were also present the Mayor (Mr. A. Fulton), and Messrs. Aspinall, G. Phillips, D. Duncan, Thomas Rees, Rees Jones, and W. Sanders. Mr. Sanders drew atten- tion to an alleged grievance which had been dis- cussed in the newspapers with respect to the payment of 10s. 6d. on notice being given of a re- assignment of property. Mr. Wheatley expressed his concurrence in the suggestion to eliminate the clause and it was decided, on the motion of Mr. Thomas Rees, to ask the Charity Commissioners to allow of the clause being struck out. Messrs. Blessley and Aspinall, surveyors, reported that 129 houses had now been completed on the estate of the charity the number in course of construction was 83, the number tenanted was 95, and ten plots •■were unappropriated. Offers for twelve pluts of land for building purposes were accepted. PARLIAMENTARY DEBATING SOCIETY.—On Tues- day evening the Conservative Government intro- duced a measure for limiting the education rate to 4d. in the The Bill was brought in by the Right Hon. the Home Secretary (Mr. G. B. Hughes), who pointed out that the principle was that of limiting a school-rate, and said that the Board system estab- lished to supplement voluntary effort had drifted into antagonism with Denominational Education, and by means of its power over the rates and un- limited funds threatened to seriously injure Voluntary work. He argued that the rate would be enough for the legitimate purposes of School boards if administered with economy. The Bill Was supported in an eloquent and vigorous speech Dy the member for Blackburn (Mr. Thatcher) and 3v Messrs. F. H. Wilson (Dublin University), F. Bullen West Bristol), and H. G. Trevellick (Truro Division). The Liberal amendment, which de- scribed the Bill as retrogressive and uncalled for," was introduced by Mr. Miles (W. Birming- ham) and supported by Messrs. Gronow (Merthyr), It L. Price (Breconshire), W. J. Williams (North Bristol), and C. F.Sanders (Leeds). At ten o'clock the debate was adjourned. The division will be taken on Tuesday next, when Conservatives must attend in force to carry the Bill. DEATH OF A WOMAN FROM BURNING.—On Tuesday Jsorning Mr. E. B. Reece, borough coroner, held an inquiry at the Baroness of Windsor Hotel, Grange- town, into the circumstances attending the death of an elderly woman named Bridget Hefferen, of 7, Francis-street, Upper Grangetown. The evidence to show that the deceased was of weak intel- feet and was paralysed on the left side. On the r 3rd inst. she was in the kitchen, when her dress Caught fire. Bridget Leary was in the room when the accident occurred, and extinguished the flames with a bucket of water, but not before the deceased was badly burnt. She was put to bed, and Dr. tlain was sent for and attended her up to the time of her death, which took place on the 24th lost. A verdict of "Accidental death" was re- turned. SUDDEN DEATH.—John Careless, a pig dealer, Residing at 23. Lucknow-street, Grangetown, died suddenly on Tuesday. Early in the morning he left his house, apparently in his usual health, and talked to Cowbridge, dying at the latter place Shortly after his arrival there. THE HAVANNAH.—The Superintendent of the Savannah Certified Industrial School Ship begs to Acknowledge with best thanks the receipt of two baskets of apples from Lieut.-Col. Page as a present to the boys. THE AMMONIAPHONE LECTURE.—On Wednesday Evening Dr. Moffat gave a very interesting lecture at the Park Hall on his "Ammoniaphone." The lecturer, in the course of his remarks, reviewed the history of the Ammoniaphone in a brief and Explicit manner, and described the effect its use had on the human voice. At the conclusion of the lecture the Cardiff Choral Society* rendered Several part songs, and Miss Smith, who has a sweet and svmpathetic voice, sang "The Children's Home' by Cowen. By the Request of Dr. Moffat this lady afterwards used the ^■ttimoniaphone and again sang the same piece. It ^as then noticed that, after the inhalation, a slight hoarseness perceptible the first time Miss Smith Sang had entirely disappeared. The voice also as fuller, and a mellowness of tone, absent on the Jormer occasion, was apparent to all present, ^ther experiments with the society followed. A Jpte of thanks to the society for its aid to Dr. Moffat terminated the proceedings. To FARMERS and all those to whom it may con- tn.-The ravages of birds and insects may be prevented y using" Pix Compo." Sold in cans at 3s. Gel. and 7s. J?ch. Sole agents for South Wales, Perkin Bros, and C°., Ironmongers, 53, St. Mary-street, Cardiff. c2

NEWPORT.

SWANSEA.

ABERDARE.

BEDWAS.

BRIDGEND.

CHEPdTOW.

CARMARTHEN.

COWBRIDGE.

LLANELLY.

MERTHYR.

MONMUUTH.

PEMBROKE DOCK.

SELLING BEER WITHOUT A LICENCE…

THE CONCEALMENT OF RLRTH CASE…

RAID UPON A BUOTHEL AT PONTYPRIDD.

CARDIFF.

TUESDAY.

WEDNESDAY.

NEWPORT.

SWANSEA.

WEDNESDAY

ABERDARE.

BRIDGEND.

TEN BY.

PENARTH.

YSTRAD.

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THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

NEWPORT.

SWANSEA.

iABERAVON.

CARMARTHEN.

HAVERFORDWEST.

KIDWELLY.

LLANDOVERY.

MONMOUTH.

GLAMORGANSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.

THE CARDIFF DRINKING CLUBS…

ALLEGED ASSAULT BY THE LLANDAFF…

OPENING OF A LIBERAL CLUB…

CHURCH CONSECRATION AT CEFN-COED-Y-CYMMER.

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NEWPORT TOWN COUNCIL.

SWANSEA SCHOOL BOARD.

ALLEGED LICENSING OFFENCE…

ALLEGED PERJURY BY A CARDIFF…

THE MERTHYR TYDFIL ARBITRATIONS.

BAZAAR AT CARDIFF.

THE BURGLARY AT MR. ARCHIBALD…

STATISTICS OF CRIME AT NEATH

A WOULD-BE BURGLAR AT NEWPORT.

LATER.

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