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Sad Scene in a Rhondda Chapel.

ONLY A PAUPER.I

FATAL ACCIDENT AT CARDIFF…

A STUBBORN BATTLE.

! DRUNKEN POLICEMEN,

NEWPORT'S MAYOR-ELECT. I

TO-DAY'S MARKETS. I

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GLAMORGANSHIRE GOLF CLUB I

ISTARTLING DISCOVERY.

| South Wales Coal Trade i

FOOTBALL.I

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I RACING ANTICIPATIONS.

Piumpton First November Meeting

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Official Scratehings,

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MINERS' MEETING AT CAERPHILLY.

I Funeral of Clwydfardd.

I A SEAMAN KILLED AT CARDIFF.…

I I SMALL-POX~AT DOWLAIS,…

MADAME PATH'S TOUR,

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! Widows' Rights. !

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Widows' Rights. RE-INSURANCE OF FRIENDLY I SOCIETIES. I TO THE EDITOR. I' FELE,—Will you kindly grant me A small sparse in your valuable paper to call the attention of Mr T. J. Hughes, of Bndgord, to the fact tbai the word" re-msurance," in its connection with l ordinary friendly societies, means the formation of a central fund tor the purpose of paying sums due on the deatti of members and their wives, II v, iich i called the district, funeral fund and in connection with miners' provident societies, who are friendly sac ')tlè, in every sense of tbe words, to meet extraordinary calamities, such as those of I Llanprch and Ciifyuydd NVieii tbe Friendly Societies Act of 1875 was published, it was found that it contained no pro- vision for the formation of such funds, and at the request of the Oddfellows and other great soe.eties, Mr Ludlow inserted a clause (the 4th) in the short Act of 1375, to meet the deficiency. In conclusion aLow ill. also to state that, although the South Walep Provident Society has a capital oF over £ 144,000, wh>ch is less than LZ 10s per memter, xt is far from being iu a solvent position; notwithstanding the great hue and cry about its enormous wealth, its "richness" as a society, &c,—lam. JENKIN HOWELL, Abe:du"e, Ivovfciab^r 3rd. A TRAiJxi t -S i NIST LZADER'S CA RATION. to l'HK EDITOP. A, p moaient when public feeling is raised to us tllg I pitch of indignation and anger at the unjust and unchristianlike conduct of those gentleman who, in the most cruel and heartless manner, are appropriating vast sums of public money, thns depriving the widows and orphans of that which a generous and sym- pathetic public intendt-d for their use, and theirs only, permit me a small space iu your columns to join in the protest, that is being made against such a barefaced' practice. After the terrible Cilfynydd explosion occurred, and appeal after appeal for help wis made on behalf of the widows and orphans, the heart of the great British nation was moved to its depths, aud ready and cl generous was the, response to that appeal. But (hd it ever enter into the minds of those whose hearts went ouL in sympathy and compassion to the weep.ng widows and fatherless children, that the money chey were then subscribing would ntrver reach its destination, but I rather finds ts wr.y into the treasury of the Permanent Fund, of which many of them I had never heard. Could this question be ad- dressed either individually or collectively to the subscribers the reply would be one thunderous emphatic no." What rlgt, theu, have the 1 central commit&se or Permanent Fund officials to vote or use tbis money for any other purpose ihan that for which it was originally intended ? It is from such men KS these that we usually hear the cry of confiscation when certain politioal reforms are being advocated but if tins is not confiscating with a vengeance— wickedly and wiituily confiscating the widow and I for the benefit of a powerful and wealthy privvtemptitution bossed by capita lists and coalowners, then the lexicographers, as weil as the writer, does not understand toe meaning of the term. I am deeply interested m this matter, both is -i subscriber and as the representative of a society—the Boilermakers' and Iron Ship- builders' Society — that has contributed largely in aid of these unhappy pwpie. Our first donation of twenty pounds was paid over to the South WaltS Daily News Fund, with the express condition that it should not be merged in any way with the Permanent Fund; but afterwards Keeping in view ttie grasping and- grabbing propensities shown by the olbcia's or the Permanent Society and fearing that by some arrangeaient between and the central committee that tbe widows and children would not directly benefit by our contribution, we decided to obviate any such danger by handing over our second donation of £ 450 to Mabon, M.P. This will be given to the local relief c-onimittee at Cilfynydd, of which the R-v. Michael Williams is chair-nan and the Rev. R. E. Williams is treasurer. Owing to the regrettable iiiness of Mr Abraham (Mabon), MP., this has not yet been done, but. tho-e interested may rest assured that the money will go to the proper I quarter. I would strongiy recommend all sub- scribers to take immediate action and brmg such pressure to bear upon the custodians of their generosity as wii' preclude the possibility of agross injustice being done to the widows and children by allowing the Permanent Fund officials to capture that to which they havenomuremoralor legral claim than have the tram-wreckers of the Far West to the goods and valuables of the passengers who sometimes fall a prey to then- wild rapacity. Where money has been subscribad with an accompanying cond'tion that it should I go to the Permanent Fund, by all means let it go, and no fair-minded man will say nay, but where that stipulation is not In3.d.- the money rightfully I belongs, and ought to be given to, the widows, i orphans, and de pendents of the victims of the disaster. Render unto Caesar the things that are Cae-rti-s," but give also unto the helpless little children that which belongs to them. Those who would deprive tlipm of the generosity of their benefactors deserves the curse oi him who said, May the grass wither beneath their feet the sun refuse to give them light the earth a home the grave a shelter and heaven its Gtxi." Thanking you in anticipation for the insertion of this letter,—I n, &L: of this letter,—I am, &c., F. A. FOX, District Delegate Boilermakers' andlron Shipbuilders' Society. [Further particulars on 4th page,]

HAMADRYAD HOSPITAL SHIP, j…

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Incidents of the Fair. iO

The War in the East I m—I

-WILSONS' AND THE SCOTTISH…

ITHE SKIRMISH AT WANO. r-

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I Bomb Outrage in London

ALLEGED BiGAMY AT CARDIFF.…

ITO-DAY'S MONEY. I

CARDIFF.I

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EULOGIUM OF DR. VAUGHAN. I

EMPIRE THEATRE LICENCE. I

JABEZ BALFOUR.

--Ardlamont Mystery Revived.

Sheffield and Rotherham Meeting.

Newmarket Training Netes.

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-'--I TROOPS STRICKEN BY TYPHOID…

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I (MISS FLORENCE LEYBOUPNEL…

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Family Notices

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