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GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY.

CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS COMPANY.

THE PEMBROKESHIRE RIGHT OF…

DISPUTE BETWEEN LLANELLY FARMERS.

-------------THE CHANNEL FLEET…

,:FAMINE IN INDIA.

SMUGGLING EXTRAORDINARY.

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SMUGGLING EXTRAORDINARY. Recent Singapore papees repol t an extra- ordinary case of smuggling at Souiabaya, in Java. A Chinese passenger having died on board a junk which was anchored in the roadstead, the health officer of the port went off, and, after viewing the body, gave the necessary permit for burial. The master of the junk then came on shore and ordered a large coffin of the usual Chinese kind. During the early morning the crew with the coffin 0 -d landed, and the funeral procession passed along the streets ami.J the burning- of sacri- ficial papers, beating of gongs, and the other customary demonstrations of sorrow, One of the crew walked in front carrying the burial permit. After the funeral the party went back to the junk, which immediately put out to sea. In the middle of the day some natives found an empty coffin in the road close by the Chinese cemetry, which not only smelt strongly of opium, but also had small particles of the drug adhering to its sides. The Custom-house authorities found the maker of the coffin, who identified it as the one supplied to the master of the junk, and the dead body of the Chinaman was washed ashore soon afterwards, so that it was clear he had been thrown overboard, and the burial permit used to smuggle on shore a coffin full of opium.

" THE DOG IT WAS THAT DIED."

AN INTERESTING LETTER.

A THOUGHTLESS SMOKER.

BALLOON ACCIDENT IN FRANCE.

CARMARTHEN POST OFFICE.

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