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PRISONER'S AMAZING I ESUAPADtS,i

I MITCHELL KILLED IN I ACTION.

IN A HAND-CART, !

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-I NEWS OF SWANSEA ! iNURSE.…

.-I JUMPED INTO DOCK. I

THE WOMAN IN THE I CASE. i

I POPULAR -,AT GORSEINON.I

-I I A POUND A WEEK. ]

AMAZING MILITARY FEAT.'

! SWANSEA RAILWAY- ! MEN'…

BETTER NURSES ANDI t DOCTORS.I…

ISERIOUS BRITON FERRYI l-ACCIDENT.

I CHEERING THEM UP AT CIMLA.I

j LIVELY SCENES AT ! ! SWANSEA.

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KING EDWARD VII. I ! MINED.!…

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KING EDWARD VII. I MINED. BIG PRE-DREADNOUGHT LOST. PRr £ S:> 13LREAL Sumisv. 3.6 p.m. the secretary OF THE admir- ALTY ANivoU>CL6 THAT H.M.S. KING nUW'AKU Vil. iiA>, tliilLK A MINE. Owijig to the heavy .sea eiic had to be absjidoned. and sank shortlv ;:ftc-rward, THE COMPANY WERE tn, AN V LObis ut IdFL. ,VND ONLY TWO MEN WERE J..M ■) L P.1JJ. ONE OF THE BEST PRE-DREAD- II NO U U H TS. fhe [.1"11IJ oiajs ccr-Mdt-rcd to be tho fne."t Homogeneous group of pre-Dread- nought ?tti&ht'? in tne ?ortd. The dis- I'?ouglit ai tl2e 'NoT I d. clis- p?c?ment i" lb.?50. tons, ieugth 425 feet, and engines of 18,000 ihorte power give a speed ot over 19 knots. The ;u"niament- con- sists of four 12in., four 9.2in., ten 6m., twelve 12-pounders, and twelve 3-pounder guns, with torpeco tubes. All eight big guru; are mounted in armoured turrets. .Brottd'rkle fire is from tour J.2in., two S.2m.. and ?v?. 6in. ?m.?-. On the main turrets there i? 12m. pi;.ti:?, ,md the smeller guns aJM ha.ve good protection. The maXI- inum coa! ''lpjy ip 2,200 ton!" I' A complement, oi 820 &tncer& and men is carried. TheM ships each co?t about £ !1.4oO,OGO to build and equip. The King Edward VII. w.is commisfioned at Devon port on the 7th of February, 1&J5,- by 4Captain A. G. Leveson for service as the ttiJgslup of Vice-Admiicl May, commauder- m-cLief of the Atlantic i',c.-et. In 1907 sbe was re-cominissiciiied by Capt-u-in H. B. Pelly at the flagship of Admiral Lord Charles Berestford, commander-in-chief of the Ghan- nel Fleet. In 1914 she was the flagship of Vice-Admiral E. E. Bradford, oommanoin^

I TINPLATE GROWTH. I

ICASES DISMISSED.I

i BRITON FERRY AiD FOR BELGIANS.!

I crane; bucket kills child.I

AMERICAN ACTOR FINED AT I…

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i«■—warww————————————• FITTERS…

THE CASE OF MATCHES.

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