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SWANSEA HARBOUR TRUST ELECTION.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. .

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. --I

HOUSE OF LORDS.-FRIDAY.

HOUSE OF COMMONS. --FRIDAY.

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MERTHYR.

NEATH.

LLANTRISSANT.

CARDIFF.

NEW TREDEGAR.

YSTRAD.

SWANSEA.

NEWPORT.

PONTYPRIDD.

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PONTYPRIDD. GREAT LANDSLIP. —A landslip occurred a little way out of this town on the embankment of the Rhondda branch of the Taff Vale Railway, at half-past seven yesterday morning, owing, probably, to some latent springs forcing an egress through, and the late heavy and continual rains. The attention of the railway authorities was called to the fact that all was not safe early in the morning, and the last train that passed before the slip occurred was at seven o'clock. The earth has slipped for 35 yards parallel with the up line and the parish road, completely, for the time, blocking up the vehicular, traffic, and causing the up and down traffic on the railway to proceed with great caution on the down line. Every facility possible was given to foot passengers to pass the road by means of planks placed so as to make a path to descend and ascend to and from the line which passengere were obliged to walk before gaining the road. A staff of about fifty men was at once put on, and the work of clearing the debris at once commenced. In the course of a few hours a passage was made for vehicles We are glad to state that no person was touched by the fall, although just previously a horse, cart, and driver had passed, and several gentlemen had, fortunately, cleared the spot before the wall and soil behind it gave way. Men will be put on to rebuild the wall and solidify the embankment to-night. INQUEST -At the inqnest into the cause of the death of David Bowen, which was recorded in yesterday's impres- sion, held at the Bunch of Grapes, the verdict returned was that of "Disease of the heart." CHANGE OF BOOKING OFFICE.—We have to note that only one booking office for passengers is now open at the Pontypridd station. Tickets will have to be taken at the new booking office for all stations on the line either up or down. ———

-LLANELLY.

ABERDARE.

;:CARMARTHEN.

DINAS.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1872. .