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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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THE MYSl ERY OF A PULLMAN…

I LOCAL AMUSEMENTS,I

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.

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I YANKEE YARNS.I

Colliery Explosion near Pontypridd.…

TINPLATE TRABE. I I

IN LIQUIDATION AT LEICESTER.…

ITRADES UNION CONGRESS. I

INTERNATIONAL GLOVE FIGHT.…

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INTERNATIONAL GLOVE FIGHT. I Arthur Valentine (Lambeth) v. Chat-lie I Johnson (America), A large crowd assembled at the Central Hall, Holborn, on Monday night, when the principal attraction was a 10-round contest for a purse and a bet between Arthur Valentine, of Lambeth, the 9st 8!bs champion, and Charley Johnson, of America. The conditions were that neither mAn should exceed lOst in weight, and when scaled shortly before the contest Johnson just complied with this condition, while Valentine was a few pounds lighter, though he looked very much lighter than his opponent. When the pair faced each other in the ring the Englishman was first to get home, landing on the chin, after which the pair got to holds and had to be ordered to break away, and then the remainder of the round con- sisted of a series of rallies all over the ring. Some fast fighting in the early part of the second round was followed by another olinch, which caused the referee to enter the ring and separate the pair, after which Johnson drove the Englishman all over the ring. In the third round Valentine used his left with frequent effect, while in the fourth Johnson tried his best to bringmatters to a speedy termination, and, getting to close quarters, was I cautioned for holding. The next two rounds were of a give-and-take character, but in the seventh Johnson, who was stronger, forced the work, and caused Valentine to act on the defen- sive. In the eighth round, however.^the Lambeth man pestered considerably, and used his left with great judgmont, while in the ninth he had matters aU his own way. In the )aat round the American made a gallant effort, but was unsuc- cessful, and at the close Valentine received the award.

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