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ICOLLIERY EXPLOSION IN THE…

THE SENSATIONAL BURGLARY IN…

! SUSPICIOUS DEATH AT LLANGY-!…

ATTEMPT TO WRECK i HE N-i…

IEARTHQUAKE IN DEVONSHIRE.

EXTRAORDINARY AFFAIR AT NEWPORT.

THE HARDSHIPS OF LONDON TAILORS.

BOARD OF TRADE INQUIRY.

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14ATAL ACCIDENT AT THE NEWPORT…

! ELOPEMENT FROM NEWPORT.

BURNT TO DEATH IN LLANDOUGIII…

IARREST OF BENSON.

TRADE IN CANADA AND THE UNITED…

A BOY 1J0USEBREAKEIi.

SINGULAR DISAPPEARANCE.

SHOCKING DOUBLE MURDER.

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THE ALLEGED INFAMOUS PRACTICES…

UNFOUNDED CHARGES AGAINST…

DREADFUL ACCIDENT TO A NEWPORT…

CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IN THE…

STRANGE SEQUEL TO A MARRIAGE.

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GREAT SNOWSTORMS IN ENGLAND…

A STUBBURMLY-CONTESTED PRIZE…

SHIPPING DISASTERS.

FOUNDERING OF A VESSEL IN…

VESSEL ASHORE AT SUNDERLAND.

A ROUGH ATLANTIC PASSAGE.

LOSS OF A CARDIFF STEAMSHIP.

THE WIGAN EXPLOSION.

STARTLING TRIALS OF AN ENGINEER

THE EXPLOSION AT MARDY COLLIERY.

EXAMINATION OF THE PIT.,

RELIEF MEASURES.

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1 THE STRIKE IN NORTH WALES.

TIIE A ME I SIC AN STEEL RAIL…

CONDITION Ol TRADE IN THE…

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CONDITION Ol TRADE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED WORKMEN The New York Commercial Agency has prepared some tables with regard to the condition of thi workmen out of employment in 21 of the States, and from these it appears that, while in 1880 the number of workmen employed in the different factories, &c., was 2,450,479, it is now 350,000 less, despite the great increase which has since taken place in the population of the country. The agency has received replies to its inquiries from 272 cotton factories, of which 36 are closed, and from 187 woollen factories, of which 55 are now closed. The woollen factories of New England have discharged 21.000 workmen, and in Lowell county, Massachusetts, there are 2,300 fewer workmen employed than in 1884. In the textile industry most manufactories are only working three- quarter-time and in the State of New York alone there are 14,000 hands out of employment. Wages have fallen 20 and even 25 per cent. and, according to a circular of the Fall River (Massa- chusetts) weavers, the price for a piece of cloth 25 yards long, which was 30c, in 1873, is now only 18c. In Canada, out of 1,417 manufactories.in the province of Ontario 72 are either closed or work. ing short time, and 3,089 workmen have been discharged, while 2,470 are working half-time. In the province of Quebec wages in the wool ant cotton factories have fallen 10 per cent,

A DISPUTED POLICE REWARD.…

THE CONFESSION OF THE STOKE,…

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