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SHAM FIGHT AT GIBRALTAR:

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SHAM FIGHT AT GIBRALTAR: GIBRALTAR. fte sham attack upon the fortress of Gibraltar "as opened early the other morning by the Channel Squadron, with the object of ascertaining whether sufficieiit warning could be obtained from the sig- nal stations of Uie approach of a hostile squadron, 80 as to permit of the batteries being manned in i time, ati-i also to test the efficiency of the present. distribution of the troops. The squadron appeared behind the rock and immediately opened tire, wiich was vigorously replied to by the land but- teries. The Iron Duke and Curlew attempted to land a force on the north front), which, however, they failed to do. After two hours' bombardmenb the Channel Squadron sheered otf, no doubt to repair the damage suppose to have been caused by the fire from the batteries. The squadron afterwards entered the harbour, and sailed in an easterly direction.

-----NEWS FROM RUSSIA.

: FRANCE.

THE SERVIAN SUCCESSION.

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- GLAMORGAN COUNTY COUNCIL.

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ILLUSTRATIVE LECTURE AT TREHERBERT.

PONTYPRIDD LOCAL BOARD TRIENNIAL…

IR ALFRED THJMIS, M.P., ON…

—' • I ' SAD FATALITY AT TREBERBERT.'

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