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FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. .1

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THE CRISIS IN EGYPT.

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----AFFAIRS IN MONTENEGRO.

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THE STATE OF IRELAND. .,------+-----

THE MUTILATION OF CATTLE INI…

A PLOT AGAINST THE CHIEF SECRETARY…

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---.--THE -LOSS OF THE JEANNETTE.

GUITEAU'S SENTENCE.

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THE HEALTH OF GENERAL GARIBALDI.

THE QUEEN'S SPEECH.

ANALYSIS OF THE DIVISION.

SW ANSEA TOWN COUNCIL.

PRESENTATION TO THE MAYOR…

EDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE.

LEGAL ANSWERS.

GENERAL ANSWERS.

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j UNIVERSITY EXTENSION LECTURES.

THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE.

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THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE. SIR,-Will you allow me a. few lines in your columns to point out the importance of suitable works and industries being near to the new college? I cannot do so better than by quoting the ex- perience of Professor Stuart, of Cambridge, who writes to me as follows:—" It is a great misfortune to my department (viz., mechanical science) that there are not any great engineering, mining and other works near, which my pupils could actually see, and indeed mor< than see, because I believe a system of practical apprenticeship could be well combined with concomitant theoretical teaching. if we had large works close at hand. As it is I have had to take positive steps to supply the want, and have erected engineering workshops where drawing, designing, and manual work are carried on"; but ho adds that in spite of this, the want of the commercial large affair is distinctly felt," So much for mechanical science, but the want is equally great in chemistry. and geology for both these Swansea would provide admirable aids, for the former in the various works, for the latter in the great variety of illustrations which the neighbourhood affords of great geological principles, and many Of the most in- teresting varieties. While for mineralogy a greater variety of minerals, and these the most important and useful to man, can be seen in bulk as well as in detail in Swansea than in any town ia England, and not only so, but the all important question to commercial and practical men, of how these can be best resolved into their valuable elements, can be learnt by actual observation. Before I close let me state that, geographically as well as by the railways, five-sixths of South Wales is nearer to Swansea than to Cardiff. 1A glance at the map will show this; join the two towns by a straight line, bisect it at right angles all to the west, viz., five-sixths, is nearer to Swansea than to Cardiff. The population of this district is greater than of the one-sixth; and if the Cardiff dis- trict is, as claimed, wealthier, they can the better afford to send their sons the short distance to Swan-' sea than the rural districts of Pembroke and Cardigan can to sond their sons the longer distance to Cardiff —I am, &c., FREDERIC S. BISHOP. Welwyn Lodge, Swansea, Feb. 6.

RATING OF ROYALTIES, kc.

THE COAL SUPPLY OF SOUTH WALES.

WELSH SUNDAY CLOSING BILL.

I— MR. DILLWYN OX THE BORNEO…

DEATH OF LORD LONSDALE.I

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MERTHYR BOARD OF GUARDIANS:'

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