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PENCADER.

LLANYBYTHER.

At Olygydd Y JOURNAL.

CYMMANFA Y PLANT YN FELINDRE.

ESGOB NEWYDD ABERTAWE.

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MISCELLANEOUS.

FARM AND GARDEN.

-----REVIEW OF THE BRITISH…

MARKET S.

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The Mayor of Newport, in Monmouthshire, is not as other mayors are. At the opening of the new baths constructed by the Corporation, his worship astonished the natives by plunging into the water '3 and swimming a length. Unfortunately, he did not perform that feat in the civic robes of office, but only in conventional bathing costume. His body guard of policemen, however, dashed in after him, like Horatius Codes, armed to the very helmet. The Postmaster-General has adopted Mr Henniker-Heaton's suggestion that the public should be allowed to post circulars, price lists, anil other documents, not being of the nature of 4 letter, in open envelopes at book-post rate. The- Postmaster-General has also rec,iiiuiendW thl) Treasury to permit any person to provide and{ transmit through the inland post a card bearing a halfpenny adhesive stamp, such card to be the- same sizes as the present postcard. Alexandre Jacques, the French fasting man wbiQ, has challenged Succi, and claims to be able to fast longer than the Italian, commenced on Saturday a fast of 42 days at the Royal Aquarium, Westmin- ster, Jacques is an old french soldier, having fought in the great war of 1870-1. It is said that at the siege of Belfort he proved the value of the secrett powder he possesses by sustaining himself and eight men of bis company on a veJlY, small quantity of the herb for many days.

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