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IY GOLOFN GYMREIG.

I = —— .EITEAORDDiABY CAB…

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= —— EITEAORDDiABY CAB ACCIDENT AT MERTHYR A curious accident, nearly involving loss of bfe, occurred at Mertbyr early on Thoisday morning. At the close of the oalico ball, held at the Drill- hall, Mr Edwards, cab proprietor, drove some mem- bers of Mr H. Hansard's family home in a landau, to which two horses were attached. As he was earning back over the Cyfarthfa railway crossing in the Aberdare road an engine travelling from the direction of Ynysfach ran into the body of the vehiele, and shattered it to splinters. Mr Edwards was precipitated to the ground, and in the fall be severely injured his left leg. Immediately the collision took place the engine was reversed and drawn back, and the carriage, into which one cf the buffers waa firmly wedged, and the horses were dragged a distance of about fifteen yards. Then the traces snapped, and the animals got free without having sustained any very serious hurt. The Undau was worth £ 80. The driver did not I observe the locomotive uøbil he reached the line, HAD, according to bis account, no whistle was given tiE a warning ef its approach. There are no gales at the crossing.

-----Rbondda Police intelligence.-

DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT PEMGRMG.

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