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BANKRUPTS, LIQUIDATIONS, &C.I

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[THE MONMOUTH DIVORCE I CASE.…

THE ABERYSTWITH COLLEGE.

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THE WEST OF ENGLAND BANK V.…

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SPREAD OF CATTLE DISEASE.

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THE FALL OF A THUNDERBOLT…

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THE FALL OF A THUNDERBOLT AT LLANTRISANT. It seems that the most extraordinary scenes were witnessed at Penygarn Farm at 11.15 a.m. on Tuesday morning. How the wife of Edward Williams and his two daughters escaped being killed on the spot is past comprehension. One of the daughters, named Twyswyth, is still suffering acutely from the electric shock she sustained. The mother and one daughter named Margaret were at the time of the startling occurrence en- g-aged with their domestic duties in the principal room in the house, while the other daughter was engaged upstairs close to the window. There was a heavy hailstorm at the time, but not the slightest sign of thunder. There was a sudden terrific reportfoHowed by the mantlepiece being shot across the room. The plastering from the wall was stripped off and blown about in showers. At the same time the mother and daughter saw zigzag flashes of lurid flames shoot- ing about them, and both experienced numbness in their bodies. The framo of a looking glass, hanging on the wall near where Mrs. Williams stood, was shivered to atoms, and it was afterwards ascertained that the glass had a mark as if a diamond had been passed over it. The fluid seemed at the same time to have passed into the bedroom in which Twyswyth was. She experienced a thrilling shock, and at the same moment saw brilliant darting flames all over her shoulder and about her tace. The electric current passed through the wall of the house and killed the five cattle, as already reported. The loss to the poor farmer is about £110, and much sympathy- is felt for him. A correspondent writes:—The sad affair at Pen-y-garn, in the parish of Llantrisant, on the 30th ult., caused by the electric fluid has been responded to at once by the generous neighbours of Pontypridd. The value of the cattle lost is sup- posed to be about £ 100. By four o'clock on Wed- nesday £70 was subscribed to compensate the farmer. When has such generosity been displayed in so poor a locality! Subscriptions will be acknowledged by the Rev. D. W. Williams, Fair- field, and Mr. Griffith Evans, Tan-street, treasurers; and Messrs. Evan Griffiths, Brynteg, Pontypridd, and John Morgan, Llanwonno Vostry-hall,

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