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, THE ABYSSINIAN MISSION,

ITHE FRENCH IN CHINA. !N

THE UXBRiDGE MURDER.

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THE HEALTH OF MR GLADSTONE.

I THE BOERS AND THE CAPE I…

NEW ZEALAND ANNEXATION. I

-t THROWING A BOOT AT AI JUDGE.

FUNERAL OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON.

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! The Fenians in America.…

MR. PARNELL RI

A WELSH CENTENARIAN.

I FISH DINNERS AT CARDIFF…

CARDIFF BOARD OF GUARDIANS.…

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IScottand v. Wales,

I Cork v. Newport. I.

THE BISHOP OF LINCOLN. I

CAPTURE OF A NOTORIOUS ! BURGLAR.

THE LOSS OF THE S.S. POCHARD.

A HYPOCRITICAL AND IMi PUDENT…

THE NEWPORT GUARDIANS AND…

MONEY MARKET. ! I

TO-DAY'S MARKETS.I

TO-DAY'S SHIPPING. I

--7,i-fLt!--------n! THE TORQUAY…

--I THE MURDER OF A SWEET-I…

MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF A)1 SOLDIER.

GRIM SEQUEL TO ELOPEMENTS…

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TO-DAY'S POLICE. I

DISTRICT NEWS.I

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DISTRICT NEWS. CARDIFF. j UARDIFl< THE FIRE IN HIGH-STREET.—Mr W. H. White writes to say that the tire on Weanesday night in High-street was discovered not by the police- constable, as in our report, but by himself and a friend, Mr Peter,the latter giving the alarm both at the engine-house and at tiie INDISPOSITION .OF THE MAYOR.—Mr A. Fulton, the Mayor of Cardiff, has been unwell for some days past. His illness has been occasioned by a severe cold, which, in the early stage, indicated congestion of the lungs. His worship is, however, now convalescent, and was able to resume his otiicial duties on Thursday. HAMADRYAD HOSPITAL SHIP.—Report for the week ending the 7th day of January, 1885 Number of patients remaining last week, 45 ad- nutted since, 12,; discharged, 10 died, 0; out- patients treated, 166 remaining on board, 47.— W HUGHES, Medical Superintendent. CARDIFF INFIRMARY CONCERT.—A fashionably- attended concert was held in the Assembly-room ot the Cardiff Town-hall on Thursday, in aid of the children's ward of the infirmary. The concert was under the patronage of Mrs Lewis, the Bishop's Palace,and Mrs Vaughan, The Deanery,Llandaff. The programme; was a very attractive one, and the appreciation was such that there was a demand for an encore in almost every instance. Miss Edwards, who, almost at the last moment, consented to take the place oi Mrs Templetou, unfortunately suffering from a cold, sang with much sweetness, and no little skill. A very pleasing rendering was given by Miss Terry of Blumenthal's Requital," and J. L. Hatton's Twenty years." The Rev. W. A. Downing gave with much effect il The Raft and Handel's Where'er you walk." A reading" Hevenge" exhibited considerable elocutionary ability in the person of Mr J. P. Thompson, and the Llandaff Orpheys Union sustained their reputation in the part songs Come Silent Evening," Ab- sence," and "The, Soldier's Love." The E. Skrimshire sang his selections in excellent style. Mr J. Lane Herbert pbyel the violin admirably, and Mv J. B. Roskeiiy's piano- forte solo, the" Grand Polonaise Heroiuue." was no le-s praiseworthy. Before the close W. P. James announced a second concert to be held next Thursday on behalf of the same object. Part L- Violin and pianoforte duet, La Son- nambula," Mr J. Lane Herbert and Mr A, W. Thomas; song, Kathleen Mavourneeti," Miss Edwards; song, Mr Berniger: reading, Mr J. P. Thompson song, "The Requital," Mrs Terry part-song, "Come Silent Evening," Llandaff Orpheus Union; song, "Where'er you walk," Rev, Vi, A. Downing song, "Banish, Oh Maiden." Part II.— Pianoforte solo, "Grand Polonaise Heroique," Mrs J. B. R-oslcell song, "The Raft," Rev. W. A. Downing part-song, "The Image of the Rose," Llandaff Orpheus Union violin solo, a b Brindisi," MrJ. L. Herbert song, Twenty Years," Mrs Terry song, "The Red Scarf," Hev. B. Skrimshire. THE NATIONAL BANK OF WALES, LIMITED.— Mr H. Eili-v Collins, having been elected a mem- ber of the Board oi the National Bank of Wales, Limited, has retired from the office of general manager, which he lias held for the past live years, and Mr Evan Jenkins, who for upwards of the last 15 years has been in the service of the National Provincial Bank, has been appointed the General Manager, and-will at once commence the duti«s of his otiice. A dividend is recommended for t'io past hall- year, at the rate cf 6 percent, per annum, making, with the interim dividend iii July last, 6 per cent for the year. FINE ART LOAN J, meeting-of the general committee in connection with the fine art loan exhibition held at the Public-hall, Crock- herbtown, in the early part of last year, was held at the Town-hall on Friday evening, Mr R. Bird in the chair. A statement of the financial posi- tion of the committee in respect tu outstanding liabilities, &c., v.as received, and also a report of the executive committee as to the action brought by Messrs Joseph Davies and Company against the committee, but no definite action was taken in either case. The meetings were private, but it is stated that Mr Davies attended the committee meeting with a view to a settlement of his claim, and that probably this matter will be amicably arranged. The committee was adjourned. FOWL STEALING AT -During the past few months, a large quantity of poultry has been stolen from Llanishen and the district. At Christmastide a number of geese were stolen from the farms around the district, and on Tues- day evening the outhouses of Mr Richards, superintendent at the reservoir, were visited, and no less than 25 fowizi stolen. Mr Giiboy, station- master, who has a large stock of poultry, also has suffered considerably, having lost 21 out of his stock on the evening of Wednesday last. It is thought by many that the thieves hail from Car- diff. The police ate endeavouring to trace the robbers and bring them to justice. CLUB -jrNNER. --The first annual dinner of the Roath Parish Club took place in the reading- room of the institution, Sun-street, Roath, on Thursday evening, when upwards of 60 members were present. The Rev. R. J. Ives, vicar; designate of St. German's, occupied the chair, supported in the vice-chair by the Rev. F. E. Nugee. The catering of Mr Chalk gave every satisfaction. THE CORPORATION OF LONDON having required the premises of the Bankrupt Agency Association, 29, Ludgate-hill, E.C., for city improvements, the Alliance Clothing Company, 33, St Mary-street, beg most re- spectfully to inform the inhabitants of Cardiff and neighbourhood tliat they have taken_ over the whole of the above company's stock, comprising liubsuji.1111, Co.'s stock of clothing, oeorge Oliver's stock of hosiery and ties, and (Strauss Bros.' stock of fancy goods for immediate sale at a trifle over one-hair the original in- voice cost. (Sale now proceeding at the Alliance Cloth- ing.Conifiany, 33, St. Mary-street, Cardilr. 244 EXPERIENCED VETERINARY SMITH (Joseph FcaTf) shoes every class of horse at the Cardiff Horse Exchange, near the Custom House. A trial solicited. 232e FIRST CHRISTMAS SHOW.—The Model Clothing Company are How showing, at 13, Bute-street, a GRANU DISPLAY of (;LOTIII.No, HOSIERY, HATS, &e. Ghristmas Cards of ail the latest designs for Christmas, AT 79, ST. MARY'S-STREET, CARDIFF, for the next few days, good woollen or msriiio sycks nmy be had at Is 2d )>er pair, tbren pairs' for 33, Sewing ainj knitting machines as usual. 211

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