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CARDIFF. CUSTOMS APPOINTMENT. — The Board of brp 6 "ave appointed Mr. George M. Douglas, at sent collector of Customs at Aberdeen, to be Rector at the port of Cardiff. LATJKC'H OF A PASSENGER STEAMEK AT PENARTH,— j o'clock on Saturday morning there was stp0 from the slipway at Penarth a fine new of ?i?ler' n,e6t the increasing requirements the large passenger traffic between Cardiff and **th. i he vessel is a double-ended paddle boat, (-i*'8 launched with engines an J boiler on board. 5."as ample shelter on deck, and large and .airy Dins for passengers. The followingare the dimen- (lIons of the vessel ;-90ft. long, 18ft. beam, < 6ft. depth of hold. She will be readv v 1Un early next month. The steamer i:.>| en built to the order of the Cardiii ana II enarth Steam Ferry Company (Limited), and as full ^le ways Miss Ingram, of Penarth, grace- 'y performed the orthodox christening cere- °ny, naming the steamer the Iona." Amongst inose present were Mr. John Fry and Capt. C. \V. grain, directors of the company Mr. "■ Vellacott, manager; Mr. K. Munroe, anagpp 0f tjle Slipway Company Mr. °ross, Mr. C. M. Jacobs, the Rev. C. \V. H. ovvne, &e. The company intend running the ^o thy beach by the Kymin during the summer °!H'S> which will, no doubt, be appreciated by The company also intend giving better >*ciltries for landing at Penarth than have hitherto jj ?.n horded to the large number of pi us who use the steam ferries between Car iift' and 1 enaith. AGED PAPPEBS.—At the usual meeting of the hoard of Guardians, the chairman (Aid r- an C. W. David) referred to the case of Mary lorgan and Elizabeth Jones. Both were in receipt o out-door relief. The former was 100 years of ^■ge, and the latter (her nurse) 58 years of age. The ^urse, it appears, was paid out of the 7s. which as granted to the centenarian. It was now agreed iat the latter should continue to receive this ,amount. and the nurse should have 3s. per week. SCIENTIFIC LECTO RKS.—The first of the course °i twelve lectures on "Electricity," in connection ^ith the Cambridge University Extension Scheme, as given at St. John's Schoolroom on Tuesday evening by Mr. S. Lavington Hart, B.A. Notwith- standing the fact that there were several other attractions in the town there was a large ^■tendance, the number present being about 200. Mr. T. H. Riches occupied the chair. The lecturer dealt with the two elementary notions of positive and negative electricity, and conducting and non-conducting substances. SKRIOUS ACCIDENT.—On Monday night a lad named F. W. Jones, son of a. traffic inspector on the Rhymney Railway, met with a serious acci- dent. He was, it appears, in the act of getting on to it tender at the junction of the Rhymn^y and Tuff Yale lines at Crockherbtown when his foot lipped in a hole. Both feet went on the rails, and the tender passed over tiJem. Be was con- veyed to the Infirmary, when the amputation of one leg and part of the second foot became neces- sary. The unfortunate lad bears up with cheer- fulness notwithstanding the grave character of his injuries,and he is progressing fairly. ACCIDENT.—On Tuesday evening a man named Frederick Shute, residing at the King's Head Hotel, Canton, fell down several steps whilst assisting at the festivities at Cardiff Castle and fractured his Jeb- He was taken to the Infirmary, t ACCIDENT.—John Thomas, of Dynas Powis, was taken to the Infirmary on Wednesday, suffering from severe injuries sustained by falling between a being crushed by two trucks on the Penarth •Railway. RITK'—ESTABLISHED ISbO. — LOUIS BARNETT, Cardiff, the only shop in town where obton mont-y on Plale, Watches, Jewellery, in sums above JB2at the rate of fourpenee in the Bui* Per mo'ith. The charge for ticket or contract 1,611 ,jy> alld all goods may be left for twelve ■"•nths, if required. 49636

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