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Cardiff Council. I

LOCAL MARINE BOARD, I

JUMPED 212 FEET.(

ROYAL CLARENCE THEATRE,I PONTYPHIDD.

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Family Notices

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Merchandise Trade Marks Act.

LIBERATOR CRASH.

t MEKTHYR TEACHEFVS' READINGII…

FARMER'S SON CHARGED WITH…

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The Siiver Robbery. I

NEWPORT'S NEW BYE LAW.I

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I TO-DAY'S MONEY. I

TO-DAY'S MARKETS.-I

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Battle of the Wards.i

,LOCAL AMUSEMENTS.

REV. CANON THOMPSON ONj FOOTBALL…

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REV. CANON THOMPSON ON j FOOTBALL AND SPORT, On Sunday morning the six companies forming the Cardiff Detachment of the 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Welsh Regiment, attended Divine service at St. John's Parish Church, Cardiff. About 300 i fficers and men in all were present, including the cyclists and ambulance corp,, band. etc., M»jor Jones being in command. The ser- mon was delivered by the chaplain of the batta- lion, the Rev. Canon Thompson, D.D., who referred to the growing need of true manliness in the present age to counteract "ho,e evidences of degeneration which were to be seen in various directions. In many respects it seemed to him the generation that preceded our own was, in the matter of sport and physical recreation, truer and less open to objection. Take football, for example —why should it have been vulgarised and de. graded in the manner it had been by the im. porfention of so much roughness and brutality aud 6LIttirig ? Its former essential features of manli- j ness, straightforwardness, fairness, and good temper had been largely exchanged for strife and contention and the d-sire to win at all cost, Why should our railway, stations, and some- times our streets, be simply hideous after a football match ? Why should supporters of the game form something like a terror quiet, peaceable psople who were going aboub their ordinary business, passing from this place to that ? Why should drink be an acc-.mpanimenfc of such pastimes, as aiso betting 1 These were things which made ugly and to offend that which was noble in itself. So he found them, and, as compared with the times immediately before our own, he said there was a spirit of degeneration. Young men having within themselves the spirit of true manliness,young Christian men walitilig t(I be God-fearing, desirous above all things else to do their work and live true lives in their day and generation, could hardly serve that purpose better than when they were among their fellows, setting themselves sternly yet kindly, firmly and determinedly against every- thing that would degrade noble pastime, every- thing that would cast a rilur or a stigma upon British ruauhood or British youth. The young man who was vigorous in game, pure in life and devout towards God was the need of the day and time in which we lived. The man who could play football or take their rifle exercise on the Saturday, spend some time in the company of his fellows, entering to the lull into their enjoyments and pursuits, and ypt lcnoe, down at his bed at night and pray and on Sunday remember that it was the Lord's day and take his place in the sacred house of common assembly. that was the young man demanded by the age. Tl ie band took part in the musical portions of the servioe, and as the concluding voluntary played Mendelssohn's Wedding March.

RAILWAY STORES BURNT;

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Stalybridge Strike.

IRAILWAY SERVANTS' PARADES.

IVOLUNTEER INTELLIGENCE, I

DEATH OF MR JOHN EVANS, BRIDGEND.

IMPROVEMENTS AT WESTON

I ! ULAMORGANSHIRE GOLF CLU8.

I SHEBEE-NING AT CADOXTON-BARRY.

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I Newmarket Training Notes.…

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I Official Scraichi;:^, I

The _Illness of Mr E. Tattersall.I

___Serious Illness of Mr E.…

IFrench Racing, I

ISporting Prophecies.J

IHunting Appointments. I

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I SPORTING ITENIS, - I

i ROATH (CARDIFF) HARRIERS.…

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ITO-DA Y'S FOOTBALL

Tragic Incident at Cardiff;

Married at Sixty-nine. I

CARDIFF ELECTIliC LIGHT,1

THE α- CAT."

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ICARDIFF RACES.