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ABERGAVENNY*. THE NEWPORT, ABEROAVENNY, AND HEREFORD RAIL- WAY.—The labour employed upon this line in this neighbour- hood is astonishing. Mr. Rennie seems determined to make the most of the fine weather, and while it lasts not to spare his workmen. The high encomiums he received from the Directors and others, when the first sod was turned, prepared us all for seeing the cuttings done in a very workmanlike man- ner, in such a style as the high state of engineering science, as exhibited in the present day, would warrant,— but few of us were prepared to see the energy he has thrown into it. Scores of men are engaged, night and day, in the deep cutting just above the asylum. As soon as the day men are off, their successors begin their nocturnal labour. The banks are lighted up in the evening with a number of fires, thirty or forty yards asunder, by the light of which they work. Next week it is said that the night relays will be put on at Goitrey. Mr. Ilennie acts on the principle that If when 'twere done, 'twere well done, Then 'twere well it was done quickly." THE NAVVIES.—Our town, as regards disturbances in con- sequence of the great influx of labourers on the railway, has not been much inconvenienced until within the last few days, -our police court has not been greatly troubled with them. On Saturday night last -that day being pay day—a great noise and much quarrelling occurred at the Wellington public- house, which however was quelled by the timely interference of the police. On Monday, three or four navvies were incar cerated in the lock-up, for drunkenness, and one amongst them on suspicion ot fowl stealing. This man made his escape in the following manner lie tried the chimney, but finding himself obstructed by a cross bar, lie managed to get it 100' and with it forced the lock off the front door, and before tie started for freedom, invited his fellow prisoners to accompany him but as they were not confined for felony, but merely for a drunken frolic, they declined his invite, saying that as they had a lodging and good straw provided for them, "free gratis for nothing," they preferred remaining behind,—and as he left them, they gave three hearty cheers for Patrick, who, notwithstanding his general tact at thief catching, has not succeeded in the second capture of his man. This escape will, no doubt, be a subject for discussion for the commissioners at their next board. CORONER'S INQUEST.- On Saturday last an inquest was held at the Angel Hotel, before Thomas Hugi ss, Esq., on the body of Robert Cullimore, a fine youth of 18. He was an apprentice with Mr. Meredith, grocer and chandler, and came to his death under the following circumstances. The chandling room is on a floor at an elevation of 23 or 30 feet from the ground, to which height the tallow casks arc raised by a windlass, and when sufficiently high,are pulled in by two men, from a trap door, so fastened outside, by chains, as to act as an incline plane, thus rendering the landing of the casks into the chand ling room less laborious and less dangerous than it would otherwise be. The deceased was, on the previous day, employed with another man in landing casks on this floor,— three, each weighing nearly half a ton, had already been safely stowed away, but the fourth, by some unfortunate accident, swerved against the adjoining wall, broke the chain of the trap door, and before the cask could be hauled in, the windlass ran wild, and the poor youth having hold of the cask with both his hands, was precipitated to the ground with tha cask, across which ho fell, and fractured the base of his skull, and received such a violent concussion of the brain, as to occasion his death in the course of a few hours.-Accidental Death. BRITISH SCHOOLS.—On Friday, the 23rd instant, the Rev. H. J. Buim delivered a lecture in the Cymreigyddion Hall, for the benefit of the Rhymney British Schools. The subject was, The English Puritans and their Times." It was a most elaborate lecture, and must have cost the rev. gentleman a vast deal of labour; it occupied him nearly two hours and a half in the delivery, and was listened to with great attention from the beginning to the end, by a very large and respectable audience. Mr. D. S. Lewis, of Victoria, occupied the chair.

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