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-FOREIGN TRADE OF THE UNITED…

THE SUSPICIOUS DEATH -NEAR…

! - SWANSEA COUNTY COURT.

NEWPORT TOWN COUNCIL.

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LONDON SWDIMING CLUB.—The Duke of Cambridge having consented, this club will erect a spacious mar- quee on the banks of the Serpentine, in order to pro- mote decent bathing. This club still continue to instruct gratuitously any gentleman wishing to learn swimming. A great meeting of persons from, all parts of the United States, claiming to be heirs of Sir Francis Drake, was held at New York on the 20th June to organise a claim to estates in Devonshire, England valued at 125,000,000 dols., which Drake is said to have left behind him at his death. Additional claimants put in claims, and the meeting adjourned to October. The New York Herald, solaces present occupiers of the Devonshire property by advice not to be uneasy. SCICIDE OF A YOUNG LADY.A,fiss Anna Woodthorpe, a young lady of highly respectable connections, re- siding at New Brompton, near Chatham, jumped into the Medway, on Monday, from the Sun Pier, having previously attached to herself a heavy weight, which caused her to sink immediately. Her body was re- covered about two hours afterwards. NEW ACT ON THE BOARD OF TRADE.—An Act of Parliament has just been printed to remove doubts as to the appoiutment of persons to conduct inquiries by the Board of Trade. It is now provided that where- ever it-L at iy Act of Parliament it is directed that an inquiry should be made by the Board of Trade, the same is to be conducted by any person duly authorised to do so by the President of the Board in writing, or under the hand of one of the secretaries. A VISIT TO Erps's COCOA MAMETACTORT.—Through the kindness of Messrs. Epps, I recently had an opportunity of seeing the many complicated and varied processes the Cacao bean passes through ere it is sold for public use, and, being both interested and highly pleased with what I saw during my visit to the manufac- tory, I thought a brief account of the Cacao, and the way it is manufactured by Messrs. Epps, to fit It for a wholesome and nu- tritious beverage, might be of interest to the readers of Land and Water,"—See article iu Land, ani Waier, Oct. aiOj

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