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I' ABERYSTWYTH.

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Family Notices

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HUNTING APPOINTMENTS.-I

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FISHING v. MINING.

.MISSIONS IN FOREIGN PARTS.'

TRAFFIC RETURNS.I

,THE IRON TRADE.

SHOCKING ACCIDENT.—TWO MEN…

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About the World.

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GIULIA GRISI.

Agricultural.

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Agricultural. The foot and mouth disease is now very prominent in all parts of the Russian Empire. The Somerset Chamber of Agriculture has expressed its opinion in the form of a resolution that no children should be employed in agriculture without a certificate of their ability to read and write. Wild rabbits have become- a very expensive nuisance in Australia. As an instance, the Melbourne Argus states that one large landowner has enclosed his run with a stone wall, and a man with a pack of dogs is engaged in keeping the rabbits outside the boundary, while the run has been already cleared by the work of the rabbiters, at an expen- diture of 29,000. The Scotch farmers are vigorously agitating the ques- tion of the Game Laws. Last week, a deputation from the Scottish Chamber of Agriculture waited upon the Lord Advocate on the subject, when the President and several members dwelt upon the injuries done to agri- culture, and the loss sustained by the people in food con- sumed, by the over-preservation of game. The Lord Advocate promised to bring the matter, in all its bearings, under the notice of the Government with a view to legis- lation. At a meeting this week of the Galashiels Fanners' Club, a resolution was unanimously carried to the effect that the tenant should have equal nghts with the landlord to all game. A fact, which may be used with effect at the next Con- ference on the Game Laws, comes to us from Salisbury (says the Birmingham Post). On Sunday morning, a re- spectable man, residing in the neighbourhood of that city, went into his garden to examine some traps which he set (so he says) to catch rats. In one of the traps there was a pheasant, which the man released, knocked on the head, and threw aside. He was instantly collared by a keeper in the employment of Lord Pembroke, and on Tuesday the Salisbury Magistrates fined him 25, with the alterna- tive of three months' imprisonment. The Earl of Radnor, who presided, remarked, with pious horror, that the fact of the offence having been committed on a Sunday made it a great deal worse. A HORSE-SHOEING BET.—A discussion arose the other day in the forge attached to the Veterinary College, Clyde-street, Edinburgh, as to the extent of the human powers in the production of shoes for horses. The making of six pairs an hour is allowed by all competent judges to be something above average work; and on Mr Taylor, foreman of the forge department, asserting that he was capable of finishing twelve pairs in an hour, exception was taken to his statement, and a proof of his skill appointed to take place on Saturday forenoon at eleven o'clock. To give additional interest to the occasion, 21 a-side was staked. Accordingly, at the time appointed, the contest commenced, and was witnessed by a large number of students and others, Mr Taylor being ably seconded by his hammerman, Mr D. M'Farlane. Within three minutes and a half of the hour the twelve pairs were all completed, amid a hearty round of applause and the con- gratulations of those assembled. The iron used in making them was inch by half-inch, and all fore feet shoes, They were examined by parties competent to judge, and pro- nounced to be well made. We may add that the men seemed nowise fatigued by their extraordinary exertions. Daily Review.

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