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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.

AT A SCANDINAVIAN PRAYER MEETING.

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AT A SCANDINAVIAN PRAYER MEETING. There are few in the ecclesiastical world as now aaaemblid at Cardiff, and fewer still among those whose business in life is to struggle for the loaves and fishes and the Sash pots of Chicago, if not Egypt, that are aware of the Scandanavian Conlrresa which has been proceeding at the Docks all this week. Nevertheless such an institution has been in full swing, and though not more than a dozen or so of pastors attend, the laity who gather together under the new building of tin, iron, and wood, near the Thisbe Mission Vessel, generally number tifty. Our reporter, desiring to see how our Scandinavian friends were faring, visited their chapel on Thursday night, and saw a devout but undemonstrative congregation assembled in a neat and commodious building capable of seating 550 persons. The service consisted of hymnn, lutorspersed with addresses, all, of course ill the Scandinavian tongue. It may be observed that at a meeting in the afternoon the Congress was mainly occupied in discussing the question of bow to get hold of the Swedish aud Norwegian seamen scattered throughout all parts of the world and put them in correspondence with the Church and with their friends ai home. In the evening a lecture was delivered on the "New Birth by the Rev Mr Oxelsen, of Liverpool. Soma observations on the life of Christ were offered by the Rev Mr Henden, and MrThoressen followed with some remarks on Gudo born II Kjenoletegu." The attention which these 40 or 50 men, sailors almost without exception, was reve- rent and sober, without an indication on the one hand of religious sensationalism, or on the other band of the extreme outward spirituality of ritualism. As these fair-baired, elear-skinned sons of the North trooped elowly out of church there was not noticeable a single type of that delightfully picturesque and cut-throat aspect which some seafaring foreigners are apt to present. These direct descendants of the sea robbers, whose idea ef Heaven was a place of perpetual fighting and of victory for the heroic souls of Scandinavia, presented the mild and subdued aspect of those who have voluntarily and really taken upon them- selves the gentle yoke of Christianity. The pastor (Mr Birger Hall) was not present last night, but his place was well filled by Mr Thoressen. It may be remarked that the only decoration in this neat little chapel Consists of a stain glass window. Near the reading desk was a cross of white wood. Should this apparition trouble the conscience of any of the very Low Churchmen-at the big congrexx in-tho Park-ball, let us hasten to assure them that it was t innocent of paint or gilding, and that the figure of' the Crucified One was not upon it.

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.