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THE FLOODS IN HUNGARY. -

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BCSSIA AND ROUMANIA.

SUICIDE AT A LONDON RAILWAY…

CAPTAINS OF SHIPS AND PATENT…

BANKRUPTS, LIQUIDATIONS, See.

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WEDNESDAY.

THURSDAY.

DEATH OF THE REV. JOHN JONES,…

I 1THE TRINITY COLLEGE j SCHEME.

ORDINATION SERVICE AT LLANDAFF…

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POLIUE

rim GAEmF^ ;NATURALISTS* .-.,SOCIETY.

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rim GAEmF^ NATURALISTS* SOCIETY. AN IMPORTANT INVENTION. On Thursday evanieg a member's night," in cons ect ion with the Cardiff Naturalists' Souiety, was held in the Town-ball under the presidency of Mr. Henry BeJwood, C.E., F.C.S. Mr. James Milward, M.R.C.6., read an instructive and racy paper entitled U Some Remarks on the Khine ¥ag?n." He showed the importance of legendary lore, whea examined on an etymolo^ioal baeie, as embalming truth in poetic guise, and made special refexenoe to "The Mause-Thurm," "The 11,000 \irgins of Cologne," "The Dragon of the Sibengebirge," and l'he £ Syren of the Lurlei," to each of which he gave a rational interpretation. In oonolnaioc, he said he did not deepise those tatea, without them the Rhine would lose half its charm. Every bend in the river, tvery caatle and crag was instinct with yoieead the past, the romantic life af the Middle Ages; not that ka admired the prose of those times, but they haul there the poetry, and aa suck let them cheriah it; let them hear the stories of other days with reverent and with pious ears. (Applause.) 1 be CHAIBlQ.N then read an interesting paper on l'ho combustion of sulphur compounds," directing special attention to Mjc. John Hallway's new application of rapid oxidation, by which sulphidea are utilised farfneL He ex. plained that when metals ware extracted from their erM by fueion, the necessary heat was always obtained by the burning of co*l, coke, or other form of carbon. But sulphides could also be made to burn an air, and were thaa combustible substances, while the oxides were borliestbat bad been already burnt, or had entered ioto combination with oxygen. When irou pyrites were roasted in the opea air, an increase Of tem- perllture took place in its mass, aothat the oxida- tion continued without the application of external beat. The sulphur and metals frequently burned to waste butf it had been found that when a rapid current of air was forced through molten sulphides, the maximum temperature of combustion was attained, and the operation was concentrated into the space of a few minutes. Mr. btailway had ascertained that the oxidation of sulj. hides would produce sufficient heat to render their emelthg a self-supporting operation, and he bad invented a furnace by which the process could be carried on, and the sulphuric acid evolved and oxidized into eulphuric acid in chambers, or reduced to sulphur by sulphuretted hydrogen- This was important, as it would prevent the p di- lutipn cf the atmospbere by sulphur, and the consequent injury to vegetation. A vote of thanks waa accorded to Br. Mil war i and Mr. Heywood on the motion of tho Kev. W. K Winks, seconded by Mr.'G. E. Kobiueoa. The proceedings then terminated.

THE HIGH SHERIFF OF MONMOUTHSHIRE.…

THE SALVATION ARMY IN THE…

CONCEALMENT OF BIRTH AT TREDEGAR.

THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE…

MANUFACTURE OF ARTIFICIAL…

LISVANE PLOUGHING MATCH

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