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THE INDIAN MUTINIES RELIEF…

. THE INDIAN MUTINY.

« HIGHWAYS AND BYEWAYS."

MR. JOHN FROST AND HIS CHAIRMAN.

. PUBLIC-HOUSES AND THE SABBATH.

OBSTRUCTION OF THE PUBLIC…

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OBSTRUCTION OF THE PUBLIC ROADS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE MERLIN AND SILURIAN. SIR -Allow me, through the medium of your columns, to point out to the attention of the town authorities, what I and others consider a piece of great neglect on their part. The members of the town council have been chosen by their fellow-townsmen, not only to represent the various interests of the borough, but also to look after the public safety, but this duty has been entirely overlooked in the case of the extensive cuttings for a new railway bridge, at the end of Crockherbtown. On Sun- day night last two lanterns, dimly burning," were the only precautions for preventing crowd" of females and children, returning from places of worship, from falling over a cutting of three or four feet deep, or stumbling over blocks of stone and iron girders. Why not compel the railway company to replace the lamp poet that they took down by a temporary gas light ? Since then the footpath itself has been cut away, and ladies have to pick their way over rough stones and between vehicles of every description passing over a narrow roadway. If the town surveyor rosided so far distant as to require the services of the steed kept for him in the town stables, I should not have been so much surprised at the apparent absence of supervision but when it is considered that there is not only a large population of considerable rate- payers on the Newport road, but also the county gaol, the infirmary, and a large establishment for the education of young ladies, I think that a little attention might be directed to keeping the footway at least passable without danger. I remain, Your obedient servant, A DWELLER IN THE EAST. Cardiff, 16th Sept., 1857.

REFORMATORY TREATMENT OF JUVENILE…

BANKRUPTS.

INQUEST ON THE BODY OF MR.…

TOWN HALL, NEWPORT.—SATURDAY.

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