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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.!…

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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THE CASE OF MATCHES.

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THE CASE OF MATCHES. SEVEN MEN IN TROUBLE AT SWANSEA. Ai< Swansea on Monday, WdLaJH Fitz- geiajd. Wiiliam Morris, Patrick Collins, Thomas Smith, James Quirk, Edward Green, and John Day, firemen and trimmers, were clrargtti on remand with stealing and receiving a case of Blue Cross safety matches, value £ 6, from near B ware- house, King's Dock, the property of Mr. Sidney Watkins, on January 5th. Mr. Sidney Qrawiord, Oolbournc-terrace, motor-car driver in the employ of Mr. Sidney Watkinf:, wholesale grocer, Tower-lane, said that 200 cases of matches had been dis- charged near the spot for his employer. He found one of them had been broken open, and two gross were missing. The value of the matches was C6. William John McDonnell, shunter, said that on t.he day in question he wag standing near the communication bridge, Kind's Dock, when he saw seven or eight men going towards the warehouse, one of them wheeling a hand-truck. There was a large number of cases of matches near the ware- house. One of the men held the handles of the truck, whilst, another lifted one of the cases and placed it on the truck and wheeled it away. He after wands saw P.C. Llewellyn and told him something, and they went them, but defendants, on teeing them, threw the matches down and ran awL-y. P.C. Llewellyn overtook three of them, but they got free and went aboard the :'t.a.r of Victoria. P.C. (10) Llewellyn (Harbour Police) said lie overtook three of the men, but the five others came up and pulled them away, and they went aboard a boat. Witness followed and picked them' out from amongst 20 other men on bo^rd. Detective J. Barry corroborated. Five of the defendants • .said thev were drunk at the time, and did not remember anything about it, whikt the other two denied the offence. Each defendant wa.s fined 20s., or 14 days.

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