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THE WIG AN ACCIDENT.

THE LAKE ALBERT NYANZA.

PUBLIC MEN ON PUBLIC MATTERS.

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The Archbishop of York is at praaent the guest of Mr. Pender at Minard Castle. The Irish Times strongly uroes the royal residenoo of the Duke of Edinburgh in Ireland m Lord-Lieu- tenant In the town of Howden, near Hull, with a popula- tion of 2,350, there have been no deaths for six Weeks. At Portumna bail was refused for a man named James Sheridan. He was arrested on Silffpicion of firing at Mr. Dunne, Durnadealy Trim, on the 25th of August. More coal merchants hare been summoned be- fore the London police magistrates for silling rubbish under the name of coal. On Monday evening the Bishop of Manchester preøentedlthe prizes gained during the past year to the successful pupils of the Salford Working Men's College. The anniversary of the capitulation of Stras- burg was festively commemorated at Carlsruhe on Sunday last. General yon Werder took part in the celebration. It is rumoured In Rome that Cardinal Bonne- chose will shortly invjte the Pope to Paris to lay tha first stone of the Chinch of the Sacfed Heart, and to consecrate the Comte de Chambordas Henri V. The Peace Society hare issued a circular de- ploring the Ashantee war, and .calling upon the friends of humanity to urgef upon the nation to stop It at the first opportunity. "A Coal Manager" states that the railway companies have again advanced their rates for the car- riage of ooal, and complaiiui that it is not fair the coal merchant should bear all the opprobrium of the high prices. An assistant signalman at Stockton has been prosecuted for being drunk on duty. The sta- tion-master had found him lying on a heap of bricks incapable of working his signals. A fine of and costs was imposed. An inquest has been held on the re- mains of Richard Norman, night watchman at the Alexandra Palaoe, which Were recently discovered among the ruins of that building. Evidence waa given that <!he remains were found near the spot wherd the deceased waa last i6en alive, A verdict was re- turned that he met hia death by suffocation and burns. THE BANKRUPTCY OF MESSRS. BOWLES BRO- THERS.âAn adjourned sitting for the public examinar tion of the bankruptsâthe well-known bankers, of the Strand, also of Paris, New York, and Boston-* was held before Mr. Registrar Roche, at the Bank- ruptcy Court, on Tuesday. It will be remembered that the failure took place last year. Robert G. M, Bowles only of the five partners surrendering to his bankruptcy. It was stated that eincfi the last meeting In June, Mr. Stevens, the trustee of the New York and Boston estates, had come to England, and that great pressure hadbeefl put upon him to come to some echeme of arrange ment for the creditors' benefit. The pfopoeal, how ever, would depend upon the settlement of a largS claim made by the joint national agency, contested by the trustees. In the event of a satisfactory I f oposal being made, a meeting would be called undi the 28th section to carry It out. The meeting ffn Aben adjourned until the 22nd XToywuWr tmit

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