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CARDIFF. Sv The Marquis and Marchioness of Bute left Cardiff on Tuesday, on a visit to Swansea. They will be the guests of Mr. Graham Vivian, at Clyne Castle. A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER RoBBED.—It appears that Mr. Hinder, a representative of the firm of Messrs. Wilders, distillers, London, was attacked and robbed in Cathedral-road, near Cardiff, on Friday last. The total amount of which he was dispossessed was R211 2s. 6d., in notes and cheques contained in a pocket-book, besides a watch and scarf-pin. Mr. Hinder, who, on Monday arrived in Cardiff where he is, in conjunction with the police, actively engaged in striving to get at some data which may lead to the apprehension of the assailants, was not assaulted at above midnight, but between eighc and nine o'clock in the evening. Mr. Hinder was returning to Cardiff after having done business in Llandaff, and, lastly, at the Half-way house, at the Llandaff end of the Cathe- dral-road. As a representative of Messrs. Wilders, Mr. Hinder was accustomed to do business in the locality in queston, and having been assisted to the Cardiff Arms Hotel, no time was lost in procuring the assistance of the police. STAGE PLAYS IN THE STUART HALL.—Mr Samuel Sillifant, the registered secretary of the Cardiff Land and House Investment Corporation, Limited," had to appear at the police-court, on Monday, charged with having permitted dancing, singing, music, and the performance of "Stage plays" in unlicensed premises, namely the Stuart Hall, of which the defen- dants' Company are proprietors.—The Bench dismissed the charge of keeping the place open for stage plays," and imposed a fine of je5 and costs in each of the other two cases, namely, for permitting dancing sing. ing, and music-£lO aud costs in all. DEATH OF A CHILD THROUGH LETTING OFF FIRE- WORKS.—A little girl named Jane Robertson, age 4 years, living at 13, Leckwith-road, Canton, was killed on Saturday morning through the letting off of a squib A young farmer had driven his horse and trap opposite where the children where playing, and gone into a house, leaving the pony in the charge of a young girl, when a boy, aged 12 years, named Alfred Watts. liv- ing in Wellington-street, lighted a squib and let it off in the road. Another lad, named George Leonard, whose father keeps the Bull's Head, then picked up the squib and threw it again, when it pitched on the back of the horse the animal, usually a very quiet one, became frightened, and suddenly turning round, jumped on the footway where several young children were playing. The wheel of the trap is said to have come into contact with the child Jane Robertson, who was almost instantaneously killed. THE LATE MR. WILLTAM EVANS.—In remembrance of the great exertions which the late Mr William Evans, of Cardiff, made for the enlargement of the deaf and dumb school at Llandaff, a monument to his memory, bearing the following inscription, was on Monday placed over his grave at St. Mellon's church- yard. The work was entrusted to Messrs Haines and Hole, sculptors, Canton Sacred to the memory of William Evans, of Havelock House, Cardiff, accoun- tant, who departed this life 1st September, 1875, aged 44 years. Whatsoever thy hand tindeth to do, do it with thy might, for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave, whither thou goest.' This stone wa3 erected by the trustees of the School for the Deaf and Dumb, Llandaff, in grateful remembrance of the unwearied exertions of the de- ceased, who in a few months before his death collected £1,000 for the enlargement of the schools, and of their great sorrow at his early removal. 'Father, Thy will be done.' SHOCKING ACCIDENT FROM LUCIFER MATCHES.— On Monday morning Mrs Potter, wife of John Potter, market gardener, on the Whitchurch road, went a short distance from the house for a few minutes, leav- ing two children in the house, one, a little girl, about fours of age, and another, a boy, about eight years. The boy, it appears, possessed himself of a box of lucifer matches, and carried it to his sister's bedside. She took out some of the matches and sucked the ends. She also struck others and lighted them. The bedclothes took fire, and also the child's nightdress. The boy ran out to call his mother, but before she arrived the young girl was so severely burnt that she is not expected to recover.

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