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THE HEART—THE HEART!

TO A SISTER.

COLOUR IN DRESS.

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Newport Town Council Meeting.

THE IRON TRADE OF AMERICA.

Funeral of the late Rev- D.…

SOUTH WALES RAILWAY—MINERAL…

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SOUTH WALES RAILWAY—MINERAL TRAFFIC. [TO THE EDITOR OF TIIE MINING JOURNAL.] Sm,—In your Journal of the 17ch Ayril, there was a long article, which presses with lome severity upon the managing commitee of this railway, for the deficient arrangements they have made for the conveyance of mineral produce along their line. I am not personally intere»'ed in the undertaking, nor have I a word to ofler in extenuation of the very extravagant tariff which has been determined upon by this company for the conveyance of coal. I would merely wish to remaik, for the information of those of your readers who may be interested in the general question, and yet reside at a distanee from the locality, that so far us the through trnflic is concerned, for the carriage of heavy merchandise, a difficulty presents itself, and one of no light or trivial character—the rail is broken at Chep- stow, and all hravy goods conveyed upon it require to be UD. loaded, and again reloaded after traversing two miles of as hilly and difficult a road an can well be found in the neighbourhood of any town in the kingdom. Nor will this difficulty be sur- mounted until the completion of the iron tubular bridge over the ) Wye, at Chepstow. I This cannot be said to be now nearly fioished, but still it is in a slate of forwardness, and, from what I can learn, there is every probability of the entire line being completed, and opened in July or August next. The complaints alluded to will then, it is to be hoped, terminate; and the shareholders in the meantime may congratulate themselves on the great influx of traffic which must inevitably accrue to their line from the recent content which has been given by the Admiralty to the establishment of Milford Haven 81 10 American packet station, backed as this great enter. prise very naturatty is, by Great Western influence and engineering skill- April 28. X. Y. Z.

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