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I South Wales Notes.

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THE LOCAL COLLISION CASE.

THE IRISH LAND LEAGUE. I

I CARDIFF CORPORATION.I

-_._-I I BOARD OF TRADE INQUIRY…

I THE DEATH OF A CHILD FROM…

A LLANDOVERY SLANDER CASE.

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I'BIRTHS AND DEATHS IN CARDIFF.

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BIRTHS AND DEATHS IN CARDIFF. Further increase in the Mortality. The return of the Registrar-General for the weekending Saturday last (10th January) shows that in twenty-eight of the largest towns in England and Wales, each containing 70,000 persons or more, and of which Cardiff is one, there were registered 6,376 births and 4,255 deaths. The deaths were equal to an annual rate of 24-*9?per 1,000. The rates of mortality in the several towns, arranged in order from the lowest, were as follows: -Bolton ig-o I London 25*0 Brighton 191 Bristol. 26'0 Sheffield 19.6 Birkenhead 26"3 Bradford 20'4 Liverpool 27*5 Derby 20.4 Hull. 27'5 Leeds 20'5 I Newcastle on. Porfcsmouth. 21'3 i Tvne 27'o Sunderland — 22'1 Norwich 28 0 Salford 22*2 Plymouth 30.2 Halifax 2^-3 Wolverhampton 50-3 Nottingham a-? Manchester 30.a I-T, Leicester 31"0 Blackburn — 23-2 Preston 34'3 Birmingham 23-7 Cardiff 3&-0 Oldham 23-9 j li) the nrmcipai zymotic diseases 572 deaths were referred in the towns, equal to a rate of 2'2, the towns with the highest being Cardiff 15-1, Newcastle-on-Tyne 5-1, and Halifax, 3'4 and those with the lowest—Birkenhead 0'0, Ports- mouth 0'4, and Brighton 0-5. The highest, death-rare per 1,C00 from scarlet fever were, Halifax and Leeds 1-1 from measles, Cardiff 32"2, and Leicester 4'2; and from fever Newcastle-on-Tync 1-0. In the borough of Cardiff the number of births registered last week was 95, as compared with 106 and 57 in tho two preceding weeks. These 95 were equal to a. rate of 51 "3 per 1,000 0; the population—estimated to be 97,034 in the middle of this year. 'j'h,t shows a growth of 3,565 on the total of last year. There was a fur- ther increase in tlio mortality of our bo- borough, for the deaths numbered 67, against 62 and 46 in the two previous weeks. These 67 corresponded to an annual rate of 36'0 per 1,000, and was as much as 11'1 above that of the 28 great towns. In fact it had the highest death-rate, the one which approached nearest was Preston, with It is very evident that in the last 14 weeks, with two exceptions, the mortality was excessive, and in some of them it was especially so. The total of 67 deaths caps all, and was the highest weekly number for more than three years. Measles was again on the increase, and was fatal in 24 cases, against 16, 4, and 10 in the previous three weeks. These 24 produced alone a rate of 12'9. There were besides two of whooping and one each of scarier, fever and diphtheria. All these zymotic diseases yielded a rate of 15.1, which was the highest zymotic rate in England a.nd Wales. Infant mortality was severe, as 21 deaths were those of children under one year, and there were rive which referred to adults who had attained 60 years and upwards. There was one death due to violence, three were recorded on coroners' certifi- cates after inquests, and four persons died in the public institutions.

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I A STRANGE LAW CASE.

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I. I CARDIFF.

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