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THE INDIAN MUTINIES RELIEF FUND. [TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERLIN AND SILURIAN.] gIBj Will you kindly allow me to circulate through your valuable medium some suggestions with reference to this fund, which, if generally adopted, must afford effectual relief and equally distribute the burden. On the coming day of humiliation, October 7th (Wed- nesday), let the Queen and all her subjects subscribe conscientiously one day's income. Of course, all right- minded, loyal people will regard the day in obedience to the command of their Sovereign, as set apart for religious exercises, and more especially for the exercise of that greatest gift of Charity." The necessity for this Charity is acknowledged to be urgent,andl trust the effort will be equal to the emergency. To further this end in the most effectual manner should be the desire of all, and with this in view, we, the Isca foundry Company, at the Old Barracks Works, have proposed to the agents and workmen in our employ, that as on the day of humilition we should close our works (except for this purpose), instead of losing a day's pay, and, as many might probably do, spending the earnings of a cay or two, they should work that day, and give their day's pay to the Relief Fund. On putting this to a show of hai.ds, I am happy to say we had not a dissen- tient on the contrary, I believe the men all felt glad of the opportunity for showing their sympathy and affording some relief in this way. I was happy to find at the committee meeting on Wednesday last, that we had been anticipated in this by Mr. Laybourne, the locomotive superintendent of the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company, who had made a similar proposition to the hands employed in his department, and with a similar result. What the results of a general adoption of this plan would be are sufficiently obvious. I trust whatever may be done in other towns, that the example of these generous sons of toil will be followed in Newport in every possible case. We propose to furnish each person so devoting the day with a ticket to be presented to the house collec- tors, showing that their subscription will be paid at the works. In conclusion, I have only to suggest further-that should any scruples arise in the minds of any, that we are sinning against the Queen's commands, let them rest assured that such charity, in the sympathizing and generous mind of Her Majesty, will cover a multitude of sins. I am, sir, yours obediently, R. M. TOOGOOD. Stow-hill, Newport, Oct. 1st, 1857.

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