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I TENNIS AND CROQUET. I

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jFACTS AND FANCIES. r.

ICARRIAGE ACCIDENT AT NEATH…

WELSH CAPTAIN KILLED.I

FISHING, I

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I Here and There.

I South Wales Coal Trade.!…

DEVELOPMENT OF THE POHT TALBOl…

BOATING FATALITIES.I

WHAT IS A VEMENT P I

DEATH OF A SWANSEA CAPTAINI

fiRE AT APONTYPRIDDCOLLlERY…

MOVEMENTS OF LOCAL VESSELS.…

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HORRIBLE DEATH. -

THE MYSl ERY OF A PULLMAN…

I LOCAL AMUSEMENTS,I

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.

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I YANKEE YARNS.I

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I YANKEE YARNS. r A Study in Construction. A teacher in one of the lower grades of a city school was endeavouring to impress upon her pupils the fact that a plural subject takes a verb in the plural. ¡ Remember this," she said girls are, boys are a girl is, a boy is. Now do you understand it ?" Every hand in the room was raised in assent. Well, then," continued the teacher, who can give me a sentence with girls-plural re- member ?" This time only one hand was raised, and that belonged to a pretty little miss. Please, I ma'am," she said, with all the assurance of primi- < tive reasoning, I can give a sentence. Girl., are my hat on straight 2' i Coloured Confidence. Candidate: You live out in the coloured sefcfcls-| ment in the outskirts of the -wn ? Negro Voter Yes, sah. Well, there is going to be a ward meeting to-night, Jim, and I want you to be on hand with all yoor neighbours. Don't come without them." You kin jess bet that all my nabcrs come along wid me or I stays at home myself." How's that?" If all my cullud nabors comes wid me ter de ward meetin' den I'll know dat my four dominec- ket hens and de rooster am safe. Ef I was ter go to dat ar meeting and leave one nabor at home, I oebber see dem fowls no moah." Have you no confidence in your own race ? Confidence en a niggah when dar's chickens in de coop and nobody in de yard wid a shoot guu ? Why, kurnel, yer muss be a dreamin' Essay on Newspapers, by the Printer's I Devil. Newspapers is called vehicles of information. I Reporters ifl what is called the staff "—so many of them, being sticks." They work hard -at refreshment bars. I Proof-readers is men what spoils the punctua- tion of compositors. They spell a word one way to-day, another way to-morrow. They think th"v be intailigent persons-compositors think different. Compositors is men as sets up the types-and sometimes the drinks. Compositors is very steady men when they is sol)er--whicii they seldom is if they can help it. Editors is men what knows everything in the heavens above and the earth beneath. They is writers who doesn't write anything whatsoever. They is the biggest men you ever see. Managers is men as takes in the tin, and give patent medicine "ads" tops of column next to reading matter 37 columns out of 32. Proprietors ain't anybody. They isn't ever seen. Printer's devils is the mosb important persons in a pr Intiii.' office. They does the hardest work and get the least pay. Pressmen is-well there wouldn't be no news- papers, no circus bills, without pressmen to print 'em. Feeders is men what feeds on the fat of the land. If I ver tart a. paper of my own I'll call it The Urlibrelkr. Everybody will take it. I heard the foreman tell this funny story to one of the II staff" the other day. It must have been funny, 'caue they both laughed. This is the story- A gentleman was promenading the streeb with a little boy at his side when the little fellow cried out, 0, pa, there goes an editor Hush," said the father. Don't make sport of the poor man—God only knows what you may come to yet."

Colliery Explosion near Pontypridd.…

TINPLATE TRABE. I I

IN LIQUIDATION AT LEICESTER.…

ITRADES UNION CONGRESS. I

INTERNATIONAL GLOVE FIGHT.…

PONTYMOILE FOOTBALL CLUB.…

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IBalfour's Return.

MAY FESTIVAL AT CARDIFF.I

EISTEDDFOD AT YNYSYBWL. I

MR JOHN DILLON AT MERTHYR,

GOLF. I

FOOTBALL,

THE TERRIBLE DEATH AT LLANTWIT…