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'---CLLOWN runs CESS'S FLIGHT.

TIR. CHAMBERLAIN AT DURBAN.

AND SPECIAL LEAVE.

FATAL LANTERN EXPERIMENT-'

MORE "POISON BY POST."

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The Welsh in Patagonia.

MYDROILYN.

TRISANT.

NEWCASTLE-EMLYN.

MOYLGROVE.

TALGARREG.

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THE YEAR'S RECORD.

DISASTER ON THE CLYDE.

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DISASTER ON THE CLYDE. SEVEN LIVES LOST. An extraordinary disaster occurred on Friday on the River Clyde, off Greenock. Two new steam tugs, intended for service on the Thames, wero leaving for the South, when one of them, named the Ti»er, of sixty tons, suddenly sank. There were thirteen persons on board at the time, and of these only six were saved. Pedestrians on the pier at Greenock saw the vessel heel over to starboard, and in a couple of minutes she was under water. There was a rush of steam from her boiler, and when it cleared the only thing visible was one of her life- bottom upwards, with several men clingin;; to the keel. The tug was in charge of Captain Austen, who the following account of the melancholy affair: He said he left the James Watt Dock shortly before twelve o'clock, alone with the tug Lion, also newly built, to proceed down the Firth tor trials and c sdjiiHting. There were onboard, in addition to himself, his brother, J. Austen (mate), who, lilre 1 < TV?self, belonged to trcod, near Rochester; J. siinmons (engineer), of Grays, Es^ex W. H. Frederick ((tadine ii.a-ter), Strond; John Morton (compass adjuster).Glasgow James Gordon (pilot.), Harry Dodds (foreman engineer), William Lr.psley r.gineer), Robut Took, J;mes Barclay (engineer apprentices), J. Leighton (apprentice painter), R. Alexander (joiner),and a fireman named Whiteside. Shortly after leaving the dock the Tiger took on a slip lit list, and this continued till the Tail of the Bank was reached, when, with a lurch, she capsized, and all those on deck were thrown into the water. Those who were below, tbe captain says, had plenty of time to reach the deck, as a shout of alarm was given them. Immediately the accident occurred, there was a rush of email vessels to the spot, After being thrown into the water, the captain m-mai ed to secure a hold of the upturned lifeboat, and fiiongsidt1 h m were Frederick and Alexander, the Mwee of them being hauled on board the launch CI de. He did not see any others around him in the water. s) far as can be ascertained, the names of the art, James Gordon (pilot), Greenock, married Harry Ootids (foreman engineer),Creenock, uarried; John Simmons (engineer), Grays, Essex; Robert Took (apprentice engineer), Greenock; J.-unes Barclay (apprentice engineer). Greenock; J. Austen (mate), Stn-od and a fireman, whose name is believed to be Whiteside. Gordon, Dodds, L'-jghton, and the m;:11 suj:posed to be Whiteside were rescued by the men of his Majesty's ship 15' nbow, but ail of them, with the exception of Leighton, were so much exhausted that they died on board, and their bodies were taken on shore to the police mortuary. The others of the saved wero picked up by the Customs boats and brought ashore to the Sailors' Home. With regard to the cause of the accident, it is stated that the vessp] was making a good deal of water in the dirty weather, and tt,at the engineer Wf-nt on deck to tell the man at the wheel to keep her head to the seas until she was pumped. In the course of this change of helm, the boat ave a lurch and shipped a huge sea, which rushed into the engine-room, burst the boiler, and then the side of the vessel.

DEAD IN THE CABIN.

DEATH OF A SPORTSMAN.

TAFF VALE RAILWAY CASE. s

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