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I TENNIS AND CROQUET. I

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ICARRIAGE ACCIDENT AT NEATH…

WELSH CAPTAIN KILLED.I

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I South Wales Coal Trade.!…

DEVELOPMENT OF THE POHT TALBOl…

BOATING FATALITIES.I

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DEATH OF A SWANSEA CAPTAINI

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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.

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Colliery Explosion near Pontypridd.…

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Colliery Explosion near Pontypridd. OWNER AND MANAGER BURNT, An explosion, fortunately unattended with loss of life, happened on Monday at the Ystradbarwig Colliery, Llantwit-Vardre, near Pontypridd, owned by Messrs Tom Taylor and A. D. Evans. Usually about 50 men are employed at the colliery, which is worked with naked lights, the seam, which is known ss Llantwit Red Ash, producing house and gas coal. Monday being miners' holiday, the workers were happily limited to five or six repairers at the bottom of the shaft, which is 110 feet deep. It appears that about 1.30 p.m. Mr Tom Taylor, contractor, Ponty- pridd (one of the owners), and Mr David Rees (late under-manager of the Great Western Colliery), the manager, descended the mine on a tour of inspection. In the course of their visit they proceeded to a part of the mine 150 yards from the shaft, which, though not running eastwardly, is called the east heading, where there is a down throw." or a fault, in the strata, to which the current was carried by means of air pipes. What precisely happened here is not yet known, except that gas was met with and ignited, resulting in serious injuries to both gentlemen. A lad employed some distance away was thrown down by tho force of the explosion, and he gave the alarm to the repairers, who at once rushed in for rescuing purposes, and met Mr Taylor and Mr Rees coming away. It was seen that they had been fearfully burnt, and they were conveyed to the top as speedily as possible. Dr. Moynan and Dr. Davies, of Llantrisant, were soon on the spot, and Mr Taylor was con- veyed home in a cab, and Mr Rees to his resi- dence, close by. Mr Rees has had his face and the larger portion of his arms and sides severely burnt, while Mr Taylor's injuries consist of burns on the face, the forehead, and the scalp.

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INTERNATIONAL GLOVE FIGHT.…

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MAY FESTIVAL AT CARDIFF.I

EISTEDDFOD AT YNYSYBWL. I

MR JOHN DILLON AT MERTHYR,

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FOOTBALL,

THE TERRIBLE DEATH AT LLANTWIT…