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CARNARVON.

HOLYHEAD.

MENAI BRIDGE.

DYNAMITE SCARES IN ANGLESEY.

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DYNAMITE SCARES IN ANGLESEY. A resident writes us :—Last Saturday, the quiet little village of Aberffraw was the sseuc of terrible excitement and bustle by the arrival at the Post- oliice from the morning train of a suspicious look- ing wooden box addressed to MacOwen, care of Postmaster, Aberffraw, and which was at once supposed to contain dynamite. It was highly amusing to watch the anxious crowds of both sexes that had assembled in groups at a distance of a hundred yards from the Post-office, where they stood with eyes ri vetted on that building, expecting every second to see it erased to its foundations. At | la-t, being tired of waiting, a deputation of the bravest was formed to go to Mr Thomas, the post- master, to insist upon him, in the name of heaven. to have the box, with its dangerous contents, re- moved to the common or not a trace of the village would be left by the morning. There it was sug- gested it should be put up as a target, and fired at by all possessing guns. Others proposed inserting a piece of bent iron under the lid, and by means of a rope, 100 yards long to it, to give a sudden jerk, so ,8 to remove the lid. It was late in the evening and none of the suggestions had been carried out, and many were getting their pack ready to go to a neighbouring village to spend the night, when a 11 lrty of men arrived, hiving walked a distance of six miles in order to view the box. and possessing more courage than the rest, inserted the blade of a knife through the side, and on withdrawing it. a most offensive smell emitted therefrom. Then. thinking it could not be anything of a very daa- gerous nature, they opened the box cautiously, when, to the surprise of all beholders, it turned out to contain a few red herring. Peace has now been restored, and the box, with its harmless contents, has been claimed, but the disappearance of the poor tailor that lives next door to the post-office, and who, by the by", is always noted for his courage, is still a matter of anxiety. On Christmas Eve amongst the packages arriv- ing by the express steamer from Dublin, was a ham- per addressed ''Messrs B. and (J. "Ward, England (town)—wishing you a liappy Irish Christmas. The ambiguity o! the addiess puzzled the potters, and the hamper w;-s depos ted in fie lost property ollice to await eiifnr,i,s for it..Attention having thus been cal'ed to it, a whisper soon spread about that in all prob ibilitv the hamper eoiitained explo- sives, and had he, SO addie-sId that it might be detained ;.1 Holyhead, and so ca 'so destruction to life and property. For a short time great excite- ment p-rv.iiJed, and a '.Tide berth was given to the room, in which the hamper was deposited. Soon, however, inquiry was made for it by a passenger who had arrived by the same steamer, and tie soon satislie I the officials that it contained nothing mote potent or dangerous than some of "•Johu .Jameson's best (whiskey), and took it awav, en- joying a quiet laugh at the scare which his Irishly addres.se 1 parcel had occassione l.

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