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JEBBW tfALE. FUN ON TEE BRISTOL^—A report Of the above play which was performed by members of the Ebbw Vale Dramatic Society for the .benefit .of the Victoria Criaket Club will appear in our next week's issue. FATAL A oca CENT.—On Sunday evening about 9 o'clock an elderly man, supposed to Fire named Henry Dorset, fell over a wall between 50 and 00 feet high. It appears that the unate man was proceeding from the town to Newtown. To do ihis be would have to cross a bridge over which the Ebbw Vale Company's line runs, and whis is (thrown over the road flame 50 or 60 feet beneath. It is supposed that he slipped at the corner and where it is unprotected. Death occurred some few minutes after the accident. AMALGAMATED .SOCIETY OF ENGINEERS.—A new branch of theabove society was opened on Saturday Jast at the railway under the aus- pices of the Cardiff District committee, who were represented by Mr. Thomas Hopkins, president, and Mr'T. Watkins, secretary. Mr. Wm. Price, a meiaber ef the oommittee was also present. Three meeke ago a delate was sent up to Ebbw Vale forthe purpose ofbbtaining information as to the poaition and feeling of the work- men in the district. It was found that very low wages were paid, first class workmen not receiving more than 21s, per week and in m«et cases much leas. This the men con- sidered was due to the want of organisation and they urged upon the delegate to bring the matter before their Cardiff friends AS quickly as possible The names and abilities ofaibout 20 workmen in- cluding patternmakers, turners, fitters, and smiths, were afterwards submitted to the Cardiff, committee in the hope of inducing them to obtain permission to start A branch. The committee, knowing there were 4everal members working in the district, at onee took the matter in hand with the foregoing result. The meeting was most enthusiastic, the whole of the members in the district putting in an appear- ance. Several candidates were proposed and will be admitted as members at the next branch meeting. FIRF,on Tuesday night Police-constable Humphreys discovered a fire in the establishment of Messrs. Caselberg and Co., clothiers, Armoury- terrace, Ebbw Vale. Although the fire brigade and the police, under Sergeant Kendall, made strenuous exertions to cope with the flames, the entire stock, valued at several hundred pounds, was destroyed, and considerable damage was done to the building. The whole, however, was in- sured, I.

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