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TO CORRESPONDENTS.

NEWPORT DISPENSARY.

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TIA Nn OF THE 48TH REGTMENT.

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THE BAND OF THE 48Tii REGIMENT.

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THE BUDGET.

THE MILITIA BILL.

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NEWPORT CATTLE MARKET, WEDNESDAY.

RAILWAY INTELLIGENCE.

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RAILWAY INTELLIGENCE. SOUTH WALES RAILWAY.—On Friday afternoon a special general meeting of the South Wales Railway Company was held at the Paddington station, C. R. M. Talbot, Esq., M.P-, chairman of the company, presiding. The object of the meeting was to take into consideration the draft of a bill now before Parliament, to en- able the South Wales Company to make new lines of railway to Milford Haven add to Newport, to enable them to purchase the Pembroke ferry, and also to abandon portions of the original lines from Fishguard to Haverfordwest. The draft was read pro forma. aud the following resolution moved by the chairman, and seconded by J. II. Vivian, Esq., M.P., was then put and carried unani- mously That the bill pending in parliament, submitted to the proprietors present at this meeting, entitled a bill to enable the South Wales Uailway Company to construct new railways to Mil- ford Haven and to Newport, and to purchase Pembroke Ferry, and also to abandon portions of the line from Fishguard to IIaverford- west and for other purposes,' be and the same is hereby approved, and the directors are authorised to concur in any amendment or alteration which may be required in the progress of the said bill." The business was transacted in a few minutes, and the meeting terminated with the usual complimentary vote to the chairman. WORCESTER AND IIntEFùltD RAILWAY.—HOUSE OF COM- MONS, MoxDAY.-The Committee declared the preamble of the Worcester and Hereford Railway Bill to be proved but expre-sed a wish 'hat an arrangement should be made with the Directors of the Newport and Abergavenny and Shrewsbury lines as to a general station in Hereford; to which Mr. Hope, on behalf of the Pro- moters of the Bill, most readily assented. WEDNESDAY, after a protracted inquiry and opposition, the committee passed the preamble of thi?^>ill for making a line from Wore, ster to Hereford, with branches to the city of W oreestcr, to Vial vein, and to Ledbury- The bill also takes power to enter into working arrangements with the Midland and London and Notth- Westeen Companies to whom it will give access to South Wales. The estimated cost of the line is 122*1,000. Yhe Parliamentary and other expenses of prosecuting the Dill for this line are said to amount to between £4),. OD and £ 50,000. A special meeting of the Glocestershire and Herefordshire Cmal Company, along the line of which canal the above railway is pro- posed to be made for a considerable portion of its length was held at Gloster on Tuesday Mr. W. P. Price in the chair. The meet- ing was held for the purpose of approving, or otherwise, of the bill for the above railway. After a good deal of discussion, the reso- lution was put and carried by a large majority-38 to 3.

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