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NEWPORT TOWX COUNCIL.

NEWPORT HARBOUR COMMISSIONERS

TOWN HALL, NEWPORT.—SATURDAY.

BLAINA.

MONMOUTH.

CHURCH-RATES.

BRYNMAWR.I

PONTYPOOL.

PONTYPOOL COUNTY COURT.

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If the Atlantic cable is safely deposited, there will be established a telegraphic communication from Constanti- nople to Now Orleans. It is calculated that a message leaving the Turkish capital at two o'clock in the after- noon would arrive at New Orleans at six The first message direct from Constantinople to London came in less than no time"—it left at 11.45 in the evening, but arrived at 8.57 the same evening, beating the sun by three hours. [Thus is realised a step in the calculation ot the prophet who foresaw the time when even the traveller himself might reach his destination "sooner than he$<inld stop at home."]