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GOLD MINING IN WALES.

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THE SAILORS' AND FIRE-I MEN'S…

CARDIFF CORPORATION.

ROBBERY AT CARDIFF.

ASSAULTING A CARDIFF POLICE…

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VISIT OF LLOYDS COMMITTEE…

NATIONAL POOR-LAW OFFICERS'…

ROBBERY WITH VIOLENCE AT CARDIFF,

MISCARRIAGE OF JUSTICE.

TOBACCO SMOKpfG AND CANCER.

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DEATH OF THE REV THOMAS REEVES.

€OL. FRED. MORGAN, M.P., ON…

PROPOSED PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR…

INTERESTING MARRIAGE AT LIVERPOOL.

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INTERESTING MARRIAGE AT LIVERPOOL. An event of considerable interest to the British Colony of Lagos, West Africa, took place at the Pro-Cathedral, Church-street, Liverpool, cn Thursday, when Capt. J. P. L. Davies led to the altar Miss Catherine Rassle. The parties had come from Lagos to Liverpool about 5,000 miles-to have the marriage solemnised by the Rev Lancelot Nicholson, of Brighton. Both the bride and bridegroom are coloured people, and additional interest was given to the event by the fact that Capt. Davies, who is a gentleman apparently on the yerge of three score, was formerly the husband of one of her Majesty's god daughters. Capt. Davies's previous wife was Miss Benito Forbes, a lady of colour, for whom her Majesty Quean Victoria stood godmother. Miss Forbe* when a little girl, was one of a number of slaves who were being conveyed in a slave dhow, when it was sighted by her Majesty's ship Benito, com- manded by Captain Forbes. The Benito gave chase, captured the dhow, and the little slave girl was brought to England by the commander of the Benito. The little girl came under the notice of the Queen, who stood godmother for her, the child receiving the names of Banito Forbes. She was sub- sequently educated in England, her Majesty tak- ing great interest in her, and on her return to her native country she was married to Captain Davies. Several children were born to the couple, the eldest receiving the name of Victoria, after the Queen, and on Thursday another of Capfcainfl Daviess daughters Stella was the only bridesmaid. The bride wore a dress of white satin, whilst the bridesmaid had one of pale blue. There was a fair sprinking of spectators, amongst whom were Mr W. Coats Hutton and Mr J. P. Kcrlen (both of the firm of Hutton and Co.), Mr W. Dodd (representing the Lagos Warehouse and Commission Company of Liverpool), Mr Aifred L. Jones and Mr J. Davey (both of the firm of Elder, Dempster, and Co.), Mr James Pinuoch, &e. The bride was given away by Mr J. S. Ellis, a native of Lagos, but now of Manchester, whilst Mr A. -T. Porter, of Sierra Leone, acted as a witness. The Rev Lancelot Nicholson, who came specially from Brighton to perform the ceremony, was formerly chaplain at Lagos. At the con- clusion of the ceremony, and just as the bride was about to leave the altar, a gentleman presented her with a bouquet of choice flowers. No veils were worn, simply hats to match the dresses. The party adjourned to the Alexandra Hotel, and the happy pair left for London in the afternoon on their honeymoon.

AT A SCANDINAVIAN PRAYER MEETING.

AMERICANS AT PARIS EXHIBITION;^…

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HOME RULE FOR SCOTLAND.

THE STRIKE OF SCHOOL BOYS:

SAMSON AND HIS CHAINS.

WHEELING A WIFE TO THE GRAVE.

THE NEWEST IDEA*

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THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE ON CONSCRIPTION,

Mli SPUUGKON.

THE RAILWAY SERVANTS* CONGRESS.

SOMERSET SAVINGS BANK SCANDAL,

EXTRAORDINARY RIFLE-SHOOTING.

ALLEGED LIBEL ON A! SURGEON.

MISS FLORENCE sT. JOHN.

---DEATH OF A CONVICT.

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SCULLING.

THE POOR AND DIVORCE.